Dubai charts plan to boost public transport

... be enough to reduce traffic congestion and improve public transport ridership in Dubai, a traffic and transport expert pointed out recently. Speaking to Gulf News on the sidelines of Gulf Traffic conference and exhibition, Nadeem Shakir, Technical ... ( read original story ...)

Westwood Upstages Race to Dubai Contenders

The four golfers?in contention for the?Race to Dubai?title were upstaged by Lee Westwood in the first round of the DP World Tour Championship on Thursday. Westwood shot a 6-under 66 in swirling winds to take a one-stroke lead at the European Tour's season ... ( read original story ...)

‘Rape victim’ detained in Dubai for having sex

A British tourist who told police in Dubai that she had been raped by two men has been arrested and charged with having “extramarital sex”. The 25-year-old woman, who cannot be named, was on holiday last month when she says that she was attacked by two ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Forecast Revised Upwards

Of note, the Dubai hotel market will experience stronger profit growth in 2017 and 2018, and will round out the year with negative profits, although not quite as severe as previously forecast according to the latest quarterly update to the Dubai Hotel ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Science Festival opens its doors

Abu Dhabi: Children can make their own smartphone microscopes ... was visiting the festival for the first time with her classmates, and told Gulf News that she really enjoyed constructing a microscope. “I want to be an ophthalmologist when I grow ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Frame 85% complete

Eng. Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality on Wednesday conducted an inspection tour of the Dubai Frame project to check its work progress. He was briefed that about 85% of the project work has been completed so far. Lootah was ... ( read original story ...)