Emaar weighs on Dubai, Banks drag down Saudi early on

DUBAI, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Emaar Properties weighed on Dubai's stock market in early trade on Monday for the second day in a row, while Saudi Arabia was dragged down by the banking and insurance sectors. The Dubai index lost 0.7 percent as Emaar fell ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai property deals cross Dh204 billion in nine months

Overall property transactions in Dubai totalled Dh204 billion in the first nine months of 2017, according to the Dubai Land Department (DLD) data released on Monday. This was done through 52,170 transactions. This compares to Dh259 billion worth of ... ( read original story ...)

Coloured solar panels and Tesla cars among green initiatives

Students from Dubai Modern Education School, explain their project to visitors at their stall during Wetex. Photo: Ahmed Ramzan/ Gulf News Using crowdfunding, UAE residents will be able to invest in a total of 3,000 kilowatts of solar energy. In addition ... ( read original story ...)

Somalia thanks UAE for humanitarian assistance

Somali Ambassador to the UAE, told Emirates News Agency (WAM) recently. The UAE said that it would also rush urgent medical supplies and medicines to Somali hospitals to increase their capacities to provide health-care services to the increasing number of ... ( read original story ...)

UAE weather has dropped to 17°C

Dubai: The mornings are all set to be a breeze as the minimum temperatures have now gone below 20 degrees Celsius. On Tuesday, the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) recorded the lowest temperature at 17.3 degrees Celsius in Damtha, at 6 ... ( read original story ...)

Apple Pay launches in UAE

Dubai: Leave your wallet behind when you head to the coffee ... to increase a wider user base for digital wallets due to brand names backed by trusted technology,” Yasmeen said. Nearly 2 per cent of the retail sales comes from online retail in the ... ( read original story ...)

First day of Wetex features coloured solar panels and Tesla cars

Students from Dubai Modern Education School, explain their project to visitors at their stall during Wetex. Photo: Ahmed Ramzan/ Gulf News Using crowdfunding, UAE residents will be able to invest in a total of 3,000 kilowatts of solar energy. In addition ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Police transport fleet gets new livery

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Police's fleet of helicopters and rescue vehicles has been repainted with a new livery in the colours blue and white. The police force started repainting its transport fleet since September as part of a transformation campaign. ( read original story ...)