Employed and studying: a rising UAE trend

many postgraduate students in the UAE are also holding a career. The number of students enrolled in masters programmes is growing by 10 to 15 per cent each year, educational consultant told Gulf News. Also, many employers in the UAE have established ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai permits citizens to sell ‘granted’ government homes

LONDON: The Dubai government issued a decree on Thursday that aims to “provide housing solutions for the beneficiaries of grants and their families and to preserve the demography of citizens’ residential areas,” said a report from state news agency WAM. ( read original story ...)

Serious crimes decline by 45% in Sharjah

Sharjah: The rate of serious crimes fell by 45 per cent last year in Sharjah and the overall crime rate dropped by 7.37 per cent compared to 2016, Sharjah Police officials have said. The decrease follows ramped-up efforts, security and strategies to fight ... ( read original story ...)

Karama, Bur Dubai get better access with new flyover

Dubai: A four-lane flyover and an access bridge opened on Saturday, easing traffic moving into and heading out of Karama and Bur Dubai. Part of the phase one of the 13km-long Shindagha Corridor, a major infrastructure upgrade starting from Wafi Interchange ... ( read original story ...)

UAE businessman signs up for ‘Giving Pledge’

Dubai: Billionaire Dr Shamsheer Vayalil based in the UAE, chairman of the VPS HealthCare Group, has signed up for Warren Buffett’s ‘Giving Pledge’ initiative, it was announced on Saturday. As part of the pledge, Dr Vayalil has promised to give away ... ( read original story ...)

Mohammad launches 100% UAE-made KhalifaSat

Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Saturday launched KhalifaSat, the first 100% Emirati-built satellite. It marks the UAE's entry into the elite league of nations ... ( read original story ...)

Mohammad inspects 100% UAE-made KhalifaSat

Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Saturday inspected KhalifaSat, the first 100% Emirati-built satellite set to be launched later this year. KhalifaSat marks the ... ( read original story ...)

2 new Dubai bridges to ease traffic to Karama and Trade Centre

“The Project is part of RTA’s master plan for the improvement of roads, bridges, crossings and underpasses to accommodate the growing traffic volumes, and ease the traffic movement in all parts of Dubai," he said. "It is also part of the overall ... ( read original story ...)