UAE bans import of live birds from Netherlands

Dubai: The UAE has banned the import of live birds from the Netherlands following an outbreak of the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu strain, the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment said on Thursday. The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai to build new record-breaking skyscraper

Dubai is already home to the world's tallest tower - the Burj Khalifa - yet now it's building one which is even taller. Around it, the developers are planning a skyscraper city big enough to house 400,000 people. But with Dubai property prices falling will ... ( read original story ...)

UAE salaries: VAT set to eat into pay rises, new report says

"Employers in Saudi and UAE are bracing for a challenging time as they battle with managing business costs and meeting the expectations of disgruntled employees," the HR consultancy said. Businesses and employees are preparing for additional complexities ... ( read original story ...)

UAE private sector turns in a solid December performance

Dubai: There was quite a bit of end-of-the-year cheer for UAE’s economy, with business conditions for the "private sector improving at its best pace" in 34 months during December. New orders and output gains were helped by higher export orders ... ( read original story ...)

UAE non-oil private sector growth hits 34-month high

The Dubai Bank’s purchasing managers’ index, produced by IHS Markit, showed business conditions improving at the sharpest pace since February 2015 with steep expansion in output and new orders and strong export demand growth. This meant the headline ... ( read original story ...)

Nakheel awards $105m deal to build all-inclusive Dubai resort

Deira Islands, which is expected to have a population of 250,000 and to create 80,000 jobs, will add 40km of coastline to Dubai. Subscribe to Arabian Business' newsletter to receive the latest breaking news and business stories in Dubai,the UAE and the GCC ... ( read original story ...)