Electric-car incentives added in, remarkably, oil-rich Dubai

Dubai, the second largest sheikdom in the United Arab Emirates, has introduced new incentives in an attempt to make electric cars more desirable. Battery-electric and plug-in vehicles often go overlooked in the oil-rich area, but even some of the world's ... ( read original story ...)

Kareena Kapoor to open jewellery store in Dubai

Kareena Kapoor Khan will inaugurate two jewellery stores in Dubai on Thursday. The brand ambassador for Malabar Gold & Diamonds will appear at their Meena Bazaar branch at 6.30pm, followed by a visit to their new showroom in Al Barsha at 8.30pm. ( read original story ...)

Dubai Will Issue First Ever State Cryptocurrency

The local government in Dubai has officially launched its own cryptocurrency called emCash, according to announcements by local news media outlets. The cryptocurrency would be used for payment of governmental and nongovernmental services. According to Ali ... ( read original story ...)

Nakheel, Centara form JV for Dubai resort

The Dubai-based master developer Nakheel and Thai hotel group Centara Hotels & Resorts have announced the official formation of a joint-venture company for a 600-room beachfront resort and waterpark at Dubai’s Deira Islands. A management agreement was ... ( read original story ...)

Smart Dubai launches new service app

accessing Dubai Customs accounts; and services such as “Ejari”, “Makani”, and “Criminal Case Look-up”. The platform also allows users to donate to Dubai Cares, Al Jalila Foundation and others. – TradeArabia News Service ( read original story ...)

Honeywell: Smart technology a key driver of e-commerce

Edmond Mikhael, general manager, Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions (SPS) in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) commented: "The study shows that new technology is changing the retail sector within the UAE in a positive way. He added ... ( read original story ...)