Dubai airport streamlines check-ins

Dubai: New biometric facial recognition and new-generation smart gates will streamline check-in and immigration clearance at Dubai International Airport Terminal 3, said authorities on Tuesday. New generation smart gates will be installed in coming months ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai among world’s 10 best places to visit on earth

A new global study has just named Dubai one of the world’s most fascinating places to visit on earth, trumping other popular destinations like Las Vegas or Venice. The latest travel rankings by the US News and World Report ranked Dubai as the tenth best ... ( read original story ...)

In Dubai, F&B hits the malls and the roads

It has “shown an upward trajectory as consumer spending on socialising and eating out continues to grow with UAE nationals and expatriates alike,” notes a recent report issued by CBRE, the real estate consultancy. (It picks the food truck business as ... ( read original story ...)

UAE military buildup draws scrutiny after Yemen allegations

With soccer sponsorships, record-setting skyscrapers and wintertime golfing, the United Arab Emirates has projected an image of comfort and opportunity in a volatile region. But the quiet expansion of its military footprint is drawing a different kind of ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai graduate develops technology to detect air toxins

Dubai: An Iranian graduate from a Dubai university has invented air quality technology that allows people with respiratory diseases to detect harmful air toxins. By using a set of algorithms based on artificial intelligence, the technology allows patients ... ( read original story ...)

VAT in the UAE and the challenge with financial…

Countries that levy this tax have struggled with this issue, and approaches taken to reconcile theory and practicality are rather diverse Value added tax is definitely coming to the UAE and an important question is how financial services will be treated. ( read original story ...)

European stocks jump as crude, Nestlé power gains

Dubai - European stocks started the week on the front foot ... The Stoxx Europe 600 Index rallied led by food and beverage shares and Nestlé SA after hedge fund Third Point confirmed it has amassed a $3.5bn stake in the region’s biggest company. ( read original story ...)