Dubai airport retains position as world’s No. 1

DUBAI: Dubai International (codename: DXB) has retained its position as the world's No. 1 airport for international passengers for the fourth consecutive year — with annual traffic for 2017 reaching 88.2 million passengers, according to the annual ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Properties CEO resigns

Dubai Properties is part of the Dubai Holding Group. It has a number of residential, retail and commercial developments, with projects located in areas ranging from Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) to Business Bay. They include Dubailand, Culture Village ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s Abraaj denies it misused Bill Gates money

A story in the Wall Street Journal over the weekend claimed that The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank’s International Finance ... It was further claimed that Dubai-based Abraaj, one of the most influential venture capital vehicles ... ( read original story ...)

Noor Bank opens new Bur Dubai Branch

John Iossifidis, CEO of Noor Bank, officially inaugurated the new premises in the presence of the bank’s Head of Retail Banking, Mufazzal Kajiji, senior management and employees of the branch. “While planning to establish a new branch, we carefully ... ( read original story ...)

400 fintech leaders to attend Dubai event

Other prominent topics throughout the two days will include a case study on an interbank Blockchain pilot featuring India and the UAE, how to reap the benefits from the changing environment in banking, how Malaysia is building a cryptocurrency and how ... ( read original story ...)

Traffic toll gates coming to Abu Dhabi soon

Abu Dhabi: Traffic tolls will shortly be introduced in Abu Dhabi to ease traffic on certain roads, according to a law issued by President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The Department of Transport will be in charge of determining the ... ( read original story ...)

Indian hits Dh10 million jackpot in Abu Dhabi draw

Dubai: A lucky Indian has made himself millions of dirhams richer this morning after hitting the jackpot in the latest Big Ticket Draw in Abu Dhabi. Sunil Mappatta Krishnan Kutty Nair who lives in Abu Dhabi will walk away with Dh10 million, the second ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Press: KhalifaSat, a symbol of Emirati excellence

KhalifaSat, set to be launched later this year following a series of rigorous tests, is set to catapult the Arab region into a new era of space industry outlining the outstanding capabilities UAE youth have acquired in space technologies, a UAE newspaper ... ( read original story ...)

Traffic tolls coming to Abu Dhabi soon

Abu Dhabi: Traffic tolls will shortly be introduced in Abu Dhabi to ease traffic on certain roads, according to a law issued by President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Sunday. The Department of Transport will be in charge of ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai keeps rank as world’s busiest international airport

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai International Airport says it has held on to its No. 1 ranking as the world's busiest airport for international travel, after seeing some 88.2 million passengers in 2017. The airport offered the statistics in a ... ( read original story ...)