Dubai plans to build large harbor, 135-meter-tall lighthouse

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Dubai's ruler has announced that the sheikhdom which is home to the world's tallest skyscraper will build a new 1,400-berth marina and massive lighthouse along its coast. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum made the ... ( read original story ...)

Accrued municipal fees for 2016 burden to many residents

When contacted, representatives at the ADDC, which is the utility service provider in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, told Gulf News that the charge will be applied monthly from January 2017 onwards. However, charges accrued between March and December last year ... ( read original story ...)

Property All Risk Dubai by NASCO

Property All Risk Dubai by NASCO – Any loss or damage to material and property causes hardship in terms of capital loss and other consequential losses. The aftermath of fires in particular may be drastic, and monetary relief is essential to rebuilding ... ( read original story ...)

UAE hiring drops 35% but 2017 outlook positive

Dubai: The availability of new jobs across all industries in the UAE remained scarce in November, but the outlook for career seekers in 2017 looks positive, according to the latest hiring tracker report. The Monster Employment Index, which monitors ... ( read original story ...)

9 money tips if you lose your job in the UAE

Bear in mind the UAE’s employment laws regarding sponsorship ... “Monthly or fixed-term savings tools can offer a timely back-up when you are faced with unforeseen financial hurdles such as job loss,” says Barhaji. “It really is a good idea ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai rings in 2017 with a dazzling display of fireworks

(Abdul Rahman/Gulf News ) 4.45pm Road closed: Traffic update from Dubai Media Office Traffic Updates: Al Asayel Road has been temporarily closed for traffic #MyDubaiNewYear pic.twitter.com/0n4ZUIbqkK— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) December 31 ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai authorities ensure success of New Year’s Eve events

Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Sunday inspected the Downtown Command Centre, where he met the task force teams of the Event’s Security Committee. In a series of ... ( read original story ...)

Qantas passengers stranded in Dubai

HUNDREDS of Qantas passengers in Dubai have faced ongoing delays in getting back to Australia, as engineers are still trying to fix an A380 Airbus that broke down. Engineers in Dubai are continuing to work on the A380 aircraft as Qantas customers put up in ... ( read original story ...)