UAE property developer secures Dhs1bn loan for mega-project

Arada, a newly-created UAE-based property developer, has secured a Dhs1bn ($272m) Islamic syndicated loan from UAE banks to help fund a major project in the northern emirate of Sharjah, it said on Thursday. The money will help pay for the Dhs24bn Aljada, a ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai hotels nearly sold out for NYE

“A majority of the hotels in Downtown are fully booked for New Year’s Eve, and hotels in other areas of Dubai are running at 90 per cent occupancy during this period,” Bangara told Gulf News. “We have seen a surge in bookings during the period ... ( read original story ...)

Choosing Healthcare Technology Innovations For Your UAE Business

You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. We know that one of the biggest threats to businesses in the UAE is the rising cost of healthcare for employees. And technology is often near the top of solutions ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah extends discount on traffic fines for next 2 months

Dubai: Residents in Sharjah will now have ample time to pay off their traffic fines at a reduced cost, all the way until February. Sharjah Police have announced that the 50 per cent discount in traffic fines will be extended until February 28, 2018. ( read original story ...)

Dubai to ring in 2018 with Burj Khalifa laser show

Dubai: Dubai will ring in the New Year with a spectacular laser ... and safety and security of people and buildings during the celebrations,” he told Gulf News later. Brig Al Gaithi, who also heads the ESC committee, said additional security measures ... ( read original story ...)

Nestlé Installing Over 7 MW Of Solar At Dubai Factories

Global food and beverage company Nestlé recently signed contracts to install over 7 MW of solar at three of its manufacturing plants in Dubai. The move is in accordance with Nestlé’s pledge under RE100, a global collaborative initiative of influential ... ( read original story ...)

UAE banks ready for challenges

The UAE banking sector's performance will see a stabilisation as the economy also does so with the recovery in crude prices and strong capitalisation of financial institutions, according to industry analysts. "We think that 2018 will be marked by a ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Police: Era of innovative policing begins

(Photo: Pankaj Sharma/Gulf News Archives) Dubai Police have also launched a walk-in smart police station that will be located in shopping malls. Engineer Khuloud Al Marzouqi of Dubai Police said the walk-in station will offer various services. ( read original story ...)