Abu Dhabi: Restaurants issued ultimatum on fire safety

Abu Dhabi: Repeat fire safety violations can result in the closure ... and they must abide by all technical specifications and fire safety measures,” the official told Gulf News. “Regular inspections are carried out to ensure that all restaurants ... ( read original story ...)

China's CNPC Buys Stake in $22 Billion Abu Dhabi Oil Venture

China National Petroleum Corp. bought a stake in Abu Dhabi’s largest oil concession as the Middle Eastern emirate with 6 percent of global crude reserves looks increasingly to Asia, its biggest market, for investment to raise output capacity. Asia will ... ( read original story ...)

The UAE's next ambitious project is to build a city on Mars

Stand on the observation deck of the world's tallest building and you'll find yourself gazing out over the UAE city of Dubai, a super-modern, gleaming metropolis built slap in the middle of a desert. The digital telescopes atop the 830-meter-tall Burj ... ( read original story ...)

Report stunt driving, urge Dubai Police

Dubai: Dubai Police urged people to report stunt drivers. The move follows after a video of stunt driving in Dubai went viral on social media. Brigadier Khalid Nasser Al Razooqi, General Director of Smart Services at Dubai Police, said the public can ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai property investment hits 42bn in 45 days

Dubai property investment has reached a total of AED42 billion in just 45 days at the start of 2017. The value of transactions registered so far this year is already the equivalent of almost half of the whole of 2016’s AED91 billion total, says the Dubai ... ( read original story ...)

China Wins Big With Stakes in $22 Billion Abu Dhabi Oil Deal

Chinese companies are big winners in the competition among foreign bidders for stakes in Abu Dhabi’s largest oil concession, snatching a combined 12 percent of the venture as the Middle Eastern emirate looks increasingly to Asia, its biggest market ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai mandatory health insurance deadline extended to March 31

Dubai: Dubai Government on Sunday issued a final deadline for mandatory health insurance and failure to honour this will result in fines, an official statement said. All employees and sponsors will have to pay fine if they fail to provide insurance ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai: Would-be home to world’s first rotating skyscraper

Dubai: Forget about rotating restaurants ... continues to change and never look the same,” said Fisher in the footage. According to previous Gulf News reports, each apartment can be bought for $30 million (Dh110m) while the cost of the skyscraper ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai police reprimand skyscraper model

Dubai police have summoned a Russian model who posed for a video while dangling from a skyscraper to sign a pledge not to put her life in danger again. A video of the model, identified by local media as 23-year-old Viktoria Odintcova, went viral after she ... ( read original story ...)