Dubai SME licenses first business incubator

Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, has announced the licensing of the first business incubator in Dubai. The milestone follows the introduction of ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Municipality seizes 294 tonnes of rotting food

Dubai: Dubai Municipality (DM) announced today that it has confiscated around 294 tonnes of food products found unfit for human consumption. DM said that unlicensed vendors were apprehended while trying to sell the putrid food to people in worker ... ( read original story ...)

77 distinguished car numbers on offer in Sharjah online auction

Sharjah: Sharjah Police, in cooperation with Emirates Auction, on Thursday launched an online auction offering 77 distinguished car number plates of category 3. Registration to take part in the auction, which began at 6pm on Thursday, will continue until ... ( read original story ...)

Emirati woman cyclist run over, killed while training in Dubai

Dubai: An Emirati woman cyclist died in a run-over accident while she was training in Meydan area, Dubai Police said on Thursday. Mizna Abbullah Ali, a member of Al Wathba cyclist team, was training to participate in the NAS Sport Tournament next week when ... ( read original story ...)

Consumption of this cake in UAE goes up 250% in Ramadan

Dubai: Retailers in UAE are seeing an increase in demand for sweets during Ramadan, but there’s one particular dessert that’s proven to be the best seller at this time of year. Operators of supermarkets told Gulf News that consumption of honey cake ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah Art Foundation’s spring shows span genres

The Sharjah show at the Gallery 4 ... he served as head of the photography department at the Iraq Ministry of Culture and head of the Iraqi News Agency. His photographs represent a unique visual record of the country’s complex culture, politics and ... ( read original story ...)

United Arab Emirates props up real estate with longer visas

As homebuilders in Dubai and Abu Dhabi think up extravagant incentives to shake the property market out of its long slumber, the government will offer potential buyers something the companies can't - the right to stick around. A decision to extend visas to ... ( read original story ...)