Dubai Bank claims Sh1bn from ex-owner

The lender has moved to court claiming ownership of the money that Hassan Zubeidi is pursuing as compensation for a botched electrification project. Collapsed lender Dubai Bank has filed a suit claiming the $11 million (Sh1.1 billion) its founder and ... ( read original story ...)

Expats see UAE among top career destinations in the world

Dubai: Expats have recognised the UAE as the 4th best destination globally for an international career, according to new data released by HSBC’s annual Expat Explorer Survey. Data showed that the country improved from 6th place in 2015, to claim a ... ( read original story ...)

Swift to make UAE Abu Dhabi debut at People's Choice Classic

Ben Swift will make his debut for the UAE Abu Dhabi team at the People’s Choice Classic and then the Tour Down Under later this month. Swift joined the team over the winter on a two-year contract after six seasons with Team Sky. Swift leaves Team Sky for ... ( read original story ...)

UAE, Eritrean cooperation discussed

Abu Dhabi, Jan. 2(BNA): Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Shaikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan today received Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki and discussed ways of enhancing ties of friendship and co-operation to ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Future Accelerators expands with second cycle

Dubai: Dubai Future Accelerators is launching its second cycle with 11 new global challenges in vital sectors for innovative enterprises, it was announced on Monday. Coinciding with the success of the first cycle of the programme that attracted some of the ... ( read original story ...)

Why coffee costs so much in Dubai

Dubai: A cappuccino from one of Dubai’s countless cafes costs more on average than in nearly all of the world’s most expensive cities. User-compiled data last year on price comparison site Numbeo, showed that a cappuccino bought in Dubai cost an ... ( read original story ...)

Nadal bears down on Brisbane after Abu Dhabi high

Abu Dhabi was a good start. I need to continue that way.” Despite his struggles with injury and the recent dominance of Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic, Nadal thinks he can still contend for the Grand Slam titles. “Being here in Brisbane is good news ... ( read original story ...)

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 ...)