Flames engulf 86-storey skyscraper in Dubai

“Dubai Civil Defense has successfully evacuated the Torch ... Britain to order more thorough testing on the cladding systems of its towers. Search real estate for sale or rent anywhere in Australia from licensed estate agents on simply type in any ... ( read original story ...)

Firefighters extinguish blaze in Dubai skyscraper

Dubai's civil defence authorities said firefighting squads put ... as residents and onlookers stood around staring up at the building, according to a Reuters news agency witness. "We were sleeping and we woke up to the fire alarm and people screaming. ( read original story ...)

Dubai to have PU campus

LAHORE - The Punjab University Hailey College of Banking and Finance (HCBF) and Professionals and Accountancy Centre (PAC) established under Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA Dubai) Thursday signed an MoU for establishment of PU campus in Dubai. ( read original story ...)

Dubai Chamber to host workshops on VAT

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host two workshops in cooperation with the UAE’s Federal Tax Authority (FTA) to provide guidelines for complying with the forthcoming GCC-wide value-added tax (VAT). The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah says no immediate plan to issue sukuk

Dubai: Sharjah does not have an immediate plan for a sukuk, a top official at the debt management office told Gulf News, contrary to media reports. Reports, quoting sources, had earlier suggested that Sharjah had hired HSBC for a US dollar sukuk programme ... ( read original story ...)

Stranded Sri Lankan sailor’s wife in critical condition

Being the chief engineer, Rajapaksha was not allowed to sign off the ship without someone else replacing him to look after the vessel which docked at the Hamriya Port in Sharjah on May 9. As reported first by Gulf News, the vessel has been anchored in the ... ( read original story ...)

Fire breaks out in Sharjah building

Sharjah: Fire broke out at an under-construction building in Sharjah on Thursday night, civil defence said. The top of the 11-floor building in Al Nahda caught fire at 11pm. Sharjah Civil Defence said they controlled the fire and evacuated the residents in ... ( read original story ...)