UAE Property Market Poised For Growth in 2018

According to the latest property report from Cluttons, as the UAE government pioneers fiscal adjustment in the region in response to declining oil prices, milestones such as Expo 2020 and the introduction of VAT will play a key role in boosting the country ... ( read original story ...)

UAE has notched up 24 new world records so far this year

Dubai: From the fastest police car to the largest kidney, the UAE managed to set over 24 world records in 2017, landing its achievements in the 63rd edition of the Guinness World Records Book (GWR) 2018. The announcement was made by Talal Omar, GWR’s ... ( read original story ...)

You can buy a new Dubai apartment for 50 bitcoin

Bitcoin fans are being offered first dibs on 150 apartments in a new Dubai development. Aston Plaza and Residences is offering studios for 30 bitcoin, and one-bedroom apartments for about 50 bitcoin ($242,000), although the prices may vary because they're ... ( read original story ...)

UAE’s non-oil private sector growth at 30-month high

Dubai: The Emirates NBD Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for the UAE rose to 57.3 in August from 56.0 in July, signalling the sharpest improvement in business conditions since February 2015. Growth in the UAE non-oil private sector economy climbed to the ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Municipality cracks down on online pet trade

Dubai: The Veterinary Services Section of Dubai Municipality’s Public Health Services Department is carrying out a campaign to eliminate illegal online trade of animals through websites and social networking sites. The municipality has already ordered a ... ( read original story ...)

UAE’s first ‘water home’ arrives in Dubai

The UAE’s first-ever "water home" has it made its way along the city’s newest attraction - the Dubai Water Canal - to berth at Marasi Business Bay . Dubai Properties, the real estate master developer behind the project, said over the coming days the ... ( read original story ...)

Long term financial planning weak among UAE residents

Dubai: Long term financial planning among UAE residents is relatively weak with more than one-third (37 per cent) of people surveyed in HSBC’s latest ‘The Power of Protection’ study, say they have never had a conversation with anyone about long-term ... ( read original story ...)

UAE residents optimistic about financial future

Nearly nine in 10 people in the UAE are supporting a parent or child financially, while almost 100 per cent say they expect their financial situation to either improve or stay the same, an HSBC survey finds. The UAE ranks the second highest globally with ... ( read original story ...)

UAE showcases local culture at Astana Expo 2017

ASTANA: The UAE presented Arabic music and dance to an international audience at the Expo 2017 Astana on Wednesday. At the UAE pavilion, visitors were shown the UAE’s progress in developing sustainable energy. The Astana Expo, a smaller event than Dubai ... ( read original story ...)