Dubai’s Noor Bank says managing director to leave on Oct 31

Dubai-based Noor Bank has announced the departure of Hussain Al Qemzi from his position as managing director, effective from October 31. Al Qemzi was CEO of Noor Bank from its inception in 2008 until June when he became the bank’s first managing director ... ( read original story ...)

Could Aramco renege on the IPO plan?

IPO vs. private share placement It’s possible that a change ... at the Lebanese American University and has a Master’s degree in International Affairs. by Dubai American Academy ( read original story ...)

Emaar launches property unit IPO

DUBAI: Emaar Properties, Dubai’s master developer, is to sell 20 percent of the shares of its UAE real estate unit in an initial public offering (IPO) that could value it at around $6 billion. The IPO is the first significant listing on a UAE market ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s ‘day without service centres’ a success

Hussain Nasser Lootah, director-general of Dubai Municipality, told Gulf News that the initiative demonstrated to the customers how important it is to make use of the second generation of the government services through mobiles and other devices. ( read original story ...)

90% of UAE population Vitamin D deficient, says DHA official

and chairperson of the third edition of Dubai Nutrition Conference which started on Thursday. She spoke to Gulf News on the sidelines of the three-day conference. Following the two-year ongoing Vitamin D study being conducted in collaboration with ... ( read original story ...)

World Green Economy Summit in Dubai concludes

according to the UAE News Agency (WAM). Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, and Chairman of WGES, announced the Dubai Declaration 2017 at the conclusion of ... ( read original story ...)

UAE instructed to treat Israeli athletes equally

The International Judo Federation (IJF) on Wednesday called on the United Arab Emirates to treat Israeli athletes equally during this week’s Grand Slam tournament, JTA reports. The letter followed news that the team will be prevented from wearing the ... ( read original story ...)

Indians again top foreign property investors in Dubai

MUMBAI: Indians bought property worth Rs 42,000 crore in Dubai from January 2016 to June 2017, making them yet again the top foreign property investors in the Emirates, according to the Dubai Land Department. This is an increase of Rs 12,000 crore from ... ( read original story ...)