Watch out for indirect VAT costs on property deals

With the value added tax (VAT) kicking in on January 1, 2018, end-users in Dubai are confused whether to pre-pone their property purchase decision or to continue paying rents and wait for sales prices to bottom out. As per the VAT regulations, developers ... ( read original story ...)

UAE mulls regulation for crowdfunding

In August 2017, the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) launched its regulatory framework for loan and investment-based crowdfunding platforms to create an innovation-friendly ecosystem. The introduction of the regulation comes as crowdfunding is ... ( read original story ...)

Paramedics save suicidal man in Dubai

Dubai: Paramedics in Dubai were able to rescue a Nepalese man who attempted to jump from the fourthy floor of his apartment in Karama. An official at the Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS) said the operations room initially received a call ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai will host 57th edition of ICCA in November 2018

Dubai is gearing up to host the 57th Congress of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) next year, following the conclusion of this year’s edition in Prague. Dubai was named host city for the 57th ICCA Congress in 2014, following a ... ( read original story ...)

WiFi UAE announces expansion of free internet access sites

... well as The Dubai Mall and Wafi Mall in Dubai. du is 39.5 percent owned by Emirates Investment Authority, 19.75 percent by Mubadala Development Company, 19.5 percent by Emirates Communications and Technology and the remaining by public shareholders. ( read original story ...)

Dubai Begins Countdown to Host 2018 ICCA Congress

following a successful bid for the event that was led by Dubai Business Events and Dubai World Trade Centre. To be held from 11 – 14 November 2018 at Dubai World Trade Centre, the congress will see meeting industry professionals from all over the world ... ( read original story ...)