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Anantara World Islands Dubai Resort to open this month

Situated on Clarence Island, the five-star resort will feature its own 2,000sqm private beach

Dubai’s RTA completes 50% construction of Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Roads Corridor

The project, which extends 8km along Ras Al Khor Road, runs from the intersection of the Dubai-Al Ain Road to the junction of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road


Dubai’s DEWA inaugurates new visitor centre in fourth phase of mega solar park

The 950MW fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park has investments totalling Dhs15.78bn based on the IPP model

Tenants renovating properties in Dubai’s Al Quoz Creative Zone exempt from rents for up to 2 years

The decision is part of the framework of the 100-day plan for the Al Quoz Creative Zone development project

Dubai: How brands can leverage technologies to underpin the consumer shopping experience

The emirate presents itself as a highly diverse consumer market where brands are busy getting the attention of shoppers

Dubai’s Emirates resumes flights to Nigeria

The airline said Nigerian cities Abuja and Lagos will be served with daily flights from December 5

In pictures: UAE’s 50th National Day celebrations

“Our march into the next 50 years will be more challenging and very ambitious. The best is yet to come,” says Sheikh Mohammed

UAE: PCR validity on Al Hosn green pass reduced to 14 days from 30

The update comes in consolidation of the proactive measures to enhance the efforts made at the country level as part of the post Covid-19 recovery strategy

Expo 2020 Dubai announces free entry for all visitors on December 2

The celebrations will run from December 1-4 and will feature Emirati events, musical performances, and cross-cultural presentations

China’s ByteDance invests in Dubai-based logistics startup iMile Delivery

The fresh capital will support iMile’s plans to hire more engineers in China and invest in its technology

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

Sheikh Mohammed pardons 672 prisoners in Dubai

The order was issued ahead of the UAE 50th National Day which will be observed this week

Dubai Vaccine Covid-19 booster

Dubai: DHA to administer Pfizer-BioNTech boosters for residents aged 18 and above

The health authority said that the boosters can be taken six months after receiving the second dose

Emirates Global Aluminium, GE sign pact to cut greenhouse gases

The companies plan to develop a roadmap to cut emissions from the GE’s natural gas turbines

Virtuzone launches MENA region’s first e-commerce accelerator programme

The programme is offered free of cost with the establishment of an e-commerce company with Virtuzone

Is virtual reality the new business opportunity?

Walking into a hotel in the UAE in 50 years will be a whole new level of luxury, with XR glasses making the visitor experience seamless says Nikhil Nair, consumer business lead at HTC Vive MEA

Covid-19: Emirates announces flight restrictions over Omicron concerns

The UAE, UK and Singapore have announced restrictions on travel from certain countries

Expo 2020 Dubai pavilions: Morocco, Korea, Romania, Ghana, Croatia, Iraq, Venezuela, Botswana

Here’s a list of eight participating country pavilions and their offerings

Dubai’s Emirates signs codeshare agreement with airBaltic

The partnership will offer customers connectivity to/from Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania and Finland

Dubai’s Shuaa Capital plans two listings

Shuaa restructured the company at the start of this year by completing a Dhs1.13bn debt buyout


Dulsco launches region’s first re-refinery plant in the UAE

The 14,000 sqm facility in Jebel Ali is capable of processing around 1,400 tonnes of oily waste

WenChao Group to set up Dhs735m food manufacturing facility in Dubai

Construction of the more than 950,000 sqft facility in Dubai Industrial City will start in the first half of 2022

Dubai’s DXB to welcome 1.8 million passengers from Nov 25 until Dec 5

December 4 is expected to be the busiest day during this period


State-owned Bank Syariah Indonesia to open representative office in Dubai in 2022

It will work across three key business areas: global sukuk, remittance, and trade finance

Dubai’s DAFZA, Export Bahrain sign agreement

The MoU seeks to encourage companies across the two countries to expand joint trade relations and enhance cooperation

Beyond Limits inaugurates regional headquarters in the UAE

The US-based company expands to Europe, Middle East and Africa with headquarters in Dubai Internet City

Enoc Dubai

UAE’s ENOC signs agreement with Egypt’s Royal Marine Services

The agreement will enable Royal Marine Services to distribute ENOC’s marine lubricants in Egypt

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Dubai issues 55,194 new business licences during the first 10 months of 2021

The figure marks a 69 per cent increase over the same period in 2020 when 32,626 licenses were issued

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Emirati members of Dubai SME to get up to seven-year exemption on licence fee

The fee exemption applies to registered Emirati members who have not completed the five-year period

RTA completes 85% construction of Dubai-Al Ain Road improvement project

As part of the project, a new bridge has been opened linking Al Manama and Al Meydan streets

Museum of the Future Dubai

Dubai wins hosting rights for ICOM 2025, world’s largest conference for museums

The theme for the event will be The Future of Museums in Rapidly Changing Communities