Dubai showcases business events offerings at Imex America

Dubai’s growing business events offerings and increasing levels of support for associations are among the key developments under the spotlight this week at Imex America, a leading exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events. Planners are finding ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai drivers to be rewarded for following speed limits

Major-General Abdullah Khalifa Al Merri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, told Gulf News that the idea behind the initiative is to encourage drivers to earn points by not exceeding speed limits. “It is a unique idea and is part of Dubai Police’s ... ( read original story ...)

The bank of the future

Today, for our mobile banking application, Snapp, our oldest customer is almost 92 years old, while the youngest is 18. All this comes as the infrastructure for digital becomes well entrenched in the UAE. Mobile phone penetration is now at a world-record ... ( read original story ...)

Saudi-UAE partnership highlighted

Abu Dhabi, Oct. 12 (BNA): The UAE-Saudi Together Forever Forum has started under the patronage of Abu Dhabi’s Ministry of Presidential Affairs and organized by Abu Dhabi’s Ministry of Economy, Department of Economic Development and Chamber of Commerce ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah Department of eGovernment sets out aims at Gitex 2017

The prime purpose of all this making life more convenient for residents of the emirate, according to Sheikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, director general at Sharjah DeG. “Our Vision 2021 objectives to transform Sharjah into a smart city are ... ( read original story ...)

UAE legal reform is speeding up, says top lawyer

The pace of legal reform in the UAE is quickening, as authorities seek to curb bureaucracy and tackle petty crime, according to a prominent Emirati lawyer. Essam Al Tamimi told Arabian Business that significant progress has been made to refresh antiquated ... ( read original story ...)

Watch out for road closures in Downtown Dubai, Business Bay

Motorists will have to face another morning of congested roads from Sharjah, inbound to Dubai before the weekend starts. Several roads along Downtown Dubai and Business Bay are also closed. Motorists are advised to plan ahead if they will be driving ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s RTA to introduce loyalty programme for Nol cards

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is set to launch a loyalty points programme for Nol cards, it announced at Gitex. The programme, called nol+, will be available to the public by the end of this year. Carholders will receive points for using ... ( read original story ...)

Ackman reaches out to ADP retail investors, softens image

The 51-year-old hedge fund manager is pushing ADP to cut bureaucracy ... He also said he is open to having top executives stay and would not envision large scale-layoffs. RAQQA/DUBAI (Reuters) - While Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was accusing the ... ( read original story ...)