Why tech billionaire compared Dubai to Google

Dubai: The emirate of Dubai could be compared to a number of cities around the world, and now, its being compared to the multi-billion dollar enterprise Google. Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of the Dubai ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai property ROI still strong amid softening prices

Dubai property saw stable Returns on Investment (ROI) in 2017, but suffered lower rent and sales prices across most property types year-on-year, according to a Bayut.com report. Based on 94,000 listings hosted on Bayut.com from November 2016-November 2017 ... ( read original story ...)

Jafza Welcomes First Photovoltaic Solar Panel Plant

the largest and most ambitious roof-top solar energy project in the Middle East. "DP World fully supports the Shams Dubai initiative to promote the use of clean and renewable energy sources, and our Solar Programme is in line with the Dubai Integrated ... ( read original story ...)

Real salaries in the UAE set to drop in 2018

Real wages are expected to fall in the UAE this year as inflation is set to exceed salary rises, according to the Hay Group. A forecast issued by the Hay Group division of Korn Ferry said that in the UAE, inflation of 4.6 percent combined with pay ... ( read original story ...)

UAE residents recount their first purchase with VAT

On the first day of its implementation, Gulf News visited shopping malls and retail outlets to gauge the impact of VAT. Mohammad Mufaris, a senior supervisor in an insurance company in Abu Dhabi, shopping at Lulu in Mushrif Mall, said “We have not ... ( read original story ...)