Dubai’s Limitless says to make early debt payment of $112m

Dubai-based real estate developer Limitless has announced it ... Once made, Limitless will have repaid almost half of its outstanding bank debt and trade creditor obligations. Thursday’s transactions will bring Limitless’ bank repayments to AED2.2 ... ( read original story ...)

UAE debate teams win Tournament of Champions at Yale

Dubai: The debate teams representing the UAE won the World Champions Trophy and the Runners-Up Trophy at the Tournament of Champions at Yale University earlier this month, school officials said on Wednesday. In the junior category, Shreyas Sharma of Grade ... ( read original story ...)

Turkey’s leader slams UAE over ‘forefathers’ retweet

ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey's president is railing against the United Arab Emirates' foreign minister, who retweeted a post that accused the Turkish leader's Ottoman "forefathers" of mistreating Arabs and stealing manuscripts from the holy city of Medina. ( read original story ...)

Free entry to Dubai Safari ends on Wednesday

We would like to inform you that starting from Thursday, 21/12/2017, entry to Dubai Safari will be with tickets,” it said. As first reported by Gulf News, Hussain Nasser Lootah, director-general of Dubai Municipality, had announced free entry for all to ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi’s Louvre to unveil Leonardo painting ‘very soon’

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — The new Louvre Abu Dhabi museum is "very proud" to have acquired a painting by Leonardo da Vinci that sold for a staggering $450 million last month, an official in the United Arab Emirates said Tuesday. Director of Abu ... ( read original story ...)

UAE condemns Houthi terrorist group’s missile attack

the UAE reiterated its unwavering commitment to the Saudi-led Arab Coalition to achieve security and stability in brotherly Yemen, fully aware of the relationship between this goal and the security and stability of the region, UAE News Agency (WAM) reported. ( read original story ...)

Dubai firm buys ‘iconic’ London skyscraper for $357m

A subsidiary of the Dubai-based Al Gurg Group has bought an "iconic" skyscraper in one of London's most vibrant neighbourhoods for £266.5 million ($357.1 million). Great Portland Estate and BP Pension Fund have sold the 20-storey building in Blackfriars ... ( read original story ...)

Bank of S’pore hiring staff for Mid-East wealth

The private-banking arm of OCBC Bank is adding more staff in Dubai, as the Singapore lender seeks a greater role in managing the money of the Middle East's wealthy and of Indians living overseas. Bank of Singapore plans to hire about 20 relationship ... ( read original story ...)

Bank of Singapore to add more Dubai staff in wealth drive

The private-banking arm of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp is adding more staff in Dubai, as the Singapore lender seeks a greater role managing the money of the Middle East’s wealthy and of Indians living overseas. Bank of Singapore plans to hire about 20 ... ( read original story ...)