Team Abu Dhabi look to start season on a high

Abu Dhabi: The 2018 UIM XCAT World Championship gets under way ... Competition is likely to be intense this season, even after the recent news that Dubai’s Victory Team has withdrawn from the series to pursue an American racing programme. ( read original story ...)

Dubai Smart Coast system to issue maritime forecast, alerts

Dubai: Dubai Municipality has launched Dubai Smart Coast System for the presentation of the Dubai Maritime Database and Maritime Forecasting System. The system, a revamp of the Dubai Coast website which has been operating since 2003, was launched during ... ( read original story ...)

No passport required under Dubai’s ‘smart bail’ system

He told Gulf News that the ‘smart bail’ initiative will be put into practice across all the police stations in Dubai ‘very soon’. “This initiative will make the lives of suspects involved in such misdemeanour cases easier. It falls within the ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s private sector business conditions improved in March

Dubai: Dubai Economy Tracker (DET) data for March signalled an improvement in business conditions across Dubai’s non-oil private sector with sharp growth in both output and new work contributing to the latest expansion. While the employment slipped into ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah Police launch environment-friendly cars

Sharjah: Sharjah Driving Licensing Department in cooperation with Al Futtaim Motors has introduced environment-friendly cars to test drivers. This initiative comes within the framework of achieving the objectives of the Ministry of Interior’s strategic ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s mid-market real estate strong in Q1, report shows

Luxhabitat noted that the drop is likely due to the announcement that Dubai developers need their projects to reach 50 percent completion before declaring their properties for sale, as well as pay off all the costs related to land. Property Monitor ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai school celebrates 50 years of service

Dubai: From one room in Bastakiya to a huge campus for more than 10,000 students, GEMS Our Own English High School (OOEHS), one of Dubai’s oldest and biggest schools, celebrated its 50th anniversary on Monday. At a ceremony held at the school, now ... ( read original story ...)

Revealed: Dubai communities with the happiest residents

Dubai: People in communities with lots of green spaces and amenities seem to be the happiest residents in Dubai, while those in places that are constantly plagued by traffic and far from schools are the least happy. A new survey that asked respondents to ... ( read original story ...)