10th anniversary special: Raffles Dubai

There are a number of guests discreetly going about their business, and it’s easy to see that the property still commands a high number of GCC guests. Raffles Dubai has also successfully maintained its position in the top two hotels in Dubai out of 556 ... ( read original story ...)

Meet the Dubai-based Indian girl who can sing in 80 languages

Speaking to Gulf News, the Dubai prodigy said she now knows to sing songs in 80 languages, a skill she acquired in just over a year. Her plan is to learn at least five more songs in five different languages before she attempts to break the record. ( read original story ...)

Dubai Airshow: Storm clouds over the ‘Middle East three’

The Dubai Airshow, which starts on Sunday ... Emirates reported far better news on Thursday when it said half-year net profits more than doubled to Dh1.7bn. It was a result of cuts in capacity and dollar exchange rate benefits. But trading remains tough. ( read original story ...)

Emirates unveils new first class cabins at Dubai Air Show

Emirates President Tim Clark unveiled the cabin on Sunday at the start of the biennial Dubai Airshow. Clark declined to say how much a ticket in the 40 square-foot (3.7-square-meter) private suite will cost. The private suites will be available on the ... ( read original story ...)

What UAE gratuity payment is my maid entitled to?

We want to pay at least the amount legally required out of goodwill, so could you clarify please? WS, Dubai The end of service gratuity is an allowance paid on leaving service to employees who are covered under UAE Labour Law, Federal law No 8 of 1980 ... ( read original story ...)

Can the move to the UAE wreck your marriage?

Dubai: The matter of divorce rates among expatriates in Dubai has been an important one with statistics attesting to this problem. In 2014, for instance, among the total population of Dubai, the number of divorces surged by nearly 38 per cent with two ... ( read original story ...)

Chasing UAE property

THE panel set up to look into the alleged outflow of $8bn from Pakistan into the UAE property market has returned empty-handed, not surprisingly, citing lack of cooperation from the Emirati authorities. Despite numerous letters written to the authorities ... ( read original story ...)