UAE students tackle exams when football World Cup is running

Children watch the World Cup match between Germany and Mexico with their father at a cafe in Abu Dhabi. Parents have realised that forcing children to skip matches is not a great idea. Ahmed Kutty/Gulf News Mohanty added that it is also not a good idea to ... ( read original story ...)

Visa extension for widows, divorced women in UAE

Abu Dhabi: The UAE Cabinet has adopted a decision to extend the visa of the widowed or divorced women residing in the UAE and their children for one year from the date of the divorce or the death of the spouse, as part of the latest legislative ... ( read original story ...)

Aldar Properties : acquires $1bn Abu Dhabi real estate assets

Aldar Properties says it has reached an agreement with Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) to acquire a portfolio of prime real estate assets worth Dh3.7 billion ($1.01 billion), in one of the largest real estate acquisitions in the country's ... ( read original story ...)

Solar power kills man in Jebel Ali

Dubai: Police are urging companies selling solar-powered electricity generators to warn buyers about the dangers of improper use of these equipment after a man was electrocuted inside his caravan. Officers were alerted about a man who was killed in Jebel ... ( read original story ...)

UAE ranks 17th in global digital competitiveness

According to the report, the UAE tops globally in Business Agility, a subfactor of the “Future Readiness” indicator, and ranks third globally in Regulatory Framework, a subfactor of the “Technology” indicator. The UAE also ranks fourth globally in ... ( read original story ...)

Central bank sets cap on banking fees

Dubai: The Central Bank of UAE on Tuesday announced that it has set new limits on fees or commissions charged on retail customer service. The fee caps apply to banking consumer related charges, for example, on home loans and late fees for credit cards. ( read original story ...)

UAE bans live birds from Russia

Dubai: The UAE is blocking imports of live birds and related bird products from Russia into the country based on a World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) health warning of a bird flu H5N2 outbreak on a farm in the central region of Kurskaya Oblast in ... ( read original story ...)

Sports management degree course launched in Dubai

Dubai: A new bachelor’s degree (BBA) in sports management has been launched by Canadian University Dubai (CUD), focused on the business and management aspects of the sporting industry. It is aimed at providing students with knowledge and skills centred ... ( read original story ...)