Dubai population set to double by 2027: say researchers

But Dr. Fayez Elessawy, a researcher at UAE University (UAEU), who led the research told UAE daily Gulf News, the growth was due to immigration and not natural growth. Elessawy said the Dubai-focused research showed that the city had seen a “rapid ... ( read original story ...)

Shock over death of politician from Kerala in Sharjah

died in a freak accident in Sharjah. The deceased, Sunitha Prashanth, 40, first fell on the road from a moving car and then hit an electric post, community sources told Gulf News. While she died on the spot, her four women colleagues in the car suffered ... ( read original story ...)

UAE FTA to open online VAT registration mid-September 2017

“The UAE has reached a very advanced stage regarding the legislative aspects of the tax system that is among the best in the world. Through Ministry of Finance, which is authorised to issue tax legislation and policies, the Tax Procedures Law was issued ... ( read original story ...)

Samsung merges art and technology into The Frame

Dubai: Samsung is trying to differentiate itself in the highly competitive and diversified market by adding new features to the existing ultra-high definition (4K) smart TV technology. On Wednesday, the South Korean firm launched The Frame by merging art ... ( read original story ...)

No slowdown in Dubai property market

Dubai's real estate is increasingly becoming mature and investors' trust level is at its highest in the emirate's property market, a senior official has confirmed. Mahmoud Al Burai, CEO of Dubai Real Estate Institute, Dubai Government, ruled out any ... ( read original story ...)

Iraqi Shiite cleric’s Saudi, UAE trips show Gulf realpolitik

Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, and other officials. "Experience has taught us to always call for what brings Arabs and Muslims together, and to reject the advocates of division," Sheikh Mohammed said in a statement carried on the state-run WAM news ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah Municipality closes 62 private parking lots

The Sharjah Municipality caught 93 private paid parking lots violating norms and closed 62 of them. Ali Abughazi, director of public parking department at Sharjah Municipality, revealed that inspection campaigns during the past two weeks zeroed in on the ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi safest city in the world

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi has been named the safest city in the world by Numbeo, a website that curates and collates data to develop the world’s largest user-contributed database about cities and countries worldwide, it was announced on Tuesday. With the ... ( read original story ...)