Dubai’s ‘Light Up 2018’ to be world record attempt

Emaar’s bid for the Guinness World Records will be in the celebrations category, with details to be revealed in due course, the Dubai-based firm, which is one of the biggest property developers in the region, said. Last week, when contacted by Gulf News ... ( read original story ...)

A portal for freelancers to pick up some business sense

According to Ashby, “A Dubai license is out of reach for most freelancers because ... why 85 per cent of freelance start ups collapse within 30 months is because of “business incompetence”. “You cannot be consistently profitable if you’re not ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Frame opening date undecided, says municipality

The official opening date of the Dubai Frame has not been decided, according to Mohamed Mubarak Al Mutaiwei, Assistant Director General for Dubai Municipality’s Communication and Community sector. Responding to local newspaper reports that claimed the ... ( read original story ...)

UAE committed to preserving, promoting Arabic language

when meeting Emirati and Arabs in the UAE. On UN Arabic Language Day (December 18), Gulf News asked expats who have been here for a fair amount of time why they lag behind in Arabic as a second language. Many put it down to the multicultural profile of the ... ( read original story ...)

UAE’s MMEs focus on sustainable business practices

Dubai: Nearly half (44 per cent) of mid-market enterprises (MMEs) in the UAE, see a direct connection between sustainable business practices and commercial success, according to data from HSBC Commercial Banking. Many MMEs report that their customers are a ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Safari remains closed for 2nd day

Dubai: The UAE’s unstable weather has caused Dubai Safari Park to remain closed for a second day in a row. Organisers of the safari park told Gulf News on Monday that, “it will remain closed until further notice.” Dubai Municipality announced the ... ( read original story ...)

Milestones in UAE’s Year of Giving

Dubai: When 2017 was announced as the Year of Giving, the UAE and its people quickly and devotedly responded. Public and private institutions as well as individuals and groups came forward to contribute to the noble cause by launching numerous initiatives ... ( read original story ...)

UAE latest gold rates: Bullion forecast to move higher this week

Dubai: The bullion edged down slightly on the first trading day of the week, although the majority of analysts are betting on gold to move higher over the next few days. As of 10.26am, spot gold was trading as low as $1,252.50 an ounce, down by .02 per ... ( read original story ...)