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Dubai’s Emaar to offer complimentary Expo 2020 tickets to Address, Vida hotel guests

The company will also manage hospitality venue 2020 Club by Emaar within the expo site

Dubai’s OSN appoints interim chief after CEO Patrick Tillieux resigns

The company has appointed non-executive board director Sangeeta Desai as the interim CEO

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Dubai opens registrations for long-term cultural visas for creatives in Al Quoz

The cultural visas were first approved in 2019 by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

Vita Elderly Care Complex

UAE to establish country’s first dedicated elderly care centre in Dubai

The Vita Elderly Care Complex located in Dubai Healthcare City will offer services for elderly Emirati and expats over the age of 65

Green Charger DEWA electric vehicles

Dubai’s DEWA opens 15 EV Green Charger stations at Expo 2020 site

They are five stations each spread across the Opportunity, Sustainability and Mobility pavilions

What comes next for the UAE’s property market?

The UAE’s property market – and specifically Dubai’s – witnessed record sales in the first half of the year on the back of pent-up demand during the pandemic and a progressive regulatory framework

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Emirates ramps up service on Dubai-Muscat route

It will introduce a fourth weekly service starting August 28

Dubai’s RTA launches digital platform to serve investors, entrepreneurs

The platform is for investors and entrepreneurs interested in engaging with the authority on projects

Dubai Police arrests Italian drug lords wanted by Interpol

Raffaele Imperiale is the alleged kingpin of organised crime syndicate Camorra

Ain Dubai

World’s tallest and largest observation wheel, Ain Dubai, to open this October

At 250 metres, it is almost twice the height of the London Eye, with its 48 air-conditioned cabins offering 360-degree views of Dubai’s skyline

Nexans opens office in Saudi Arabia to provide local on-ground support

In addition to Nexans hub in Dubai, this move increases its presence in the Middle East

Dubai’s Emirates to reinstate flights to Newcastle, boost services across Europe

By the end of October, the airline will offer 77 weekly flights to the UK

MERGER & ACQUISITION

Dubai’s Swvl to enter Europe, APAC and LATAM via Shotl acquisition

Localised mass transport focus enables Swvl to capitalise on trends in electrification and autonomous driving

Dubai home sales hit eight-year high, boosting prices

Average home prices rose 2.8 per cent in the six months to June

Dubai Private Schools

Covid-19: Dubai’s KHDA issues updated protocols for students returning to campus

Students who do not wish to take the Covid-19 vaccine are not obliged to submit a negative PCR test

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Dubai private schools to end all distance learning by October 3

Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management said the decision was reached after extensive consultation with parents and school operators

Property market in Dubai: Where to invest for promising returns

Main tourist areas continue to be popular

Dubai’s Emirates partners with Cemair in interline agreement

Cemair has become Emirates’ fourth airline partner in South Africa

Dubai court money laundering

New court in Dubai to fight money laundering cases

It has been set up within the Court of First Instance and Court of Appeal

Hatta Dubai Tourism

Sheikh Mohammed approves six new development projects for Hatta

Tourists in Hatta have increased from around 60,000 in 2016 to a million in 2020

Dubai’s DEWA enables EV users to charge at ‘green charger’ stations

Customers can locate DEWA charging stations through its website and smart app as well as through a variety of digital map platforms

Three key factors that underpinned Dubai’s secondary residential market growth

The ongoing desire to own instead of rent, has driven the market forward

Dubai’s Invygo raises $1.9m in pre-series A funding round

Invygo will build new partnerships with dealers and car rental companies, while also expanding its engineering talent

In pics: New fire fountain show, enhanced floating market experience at Global Village

The multicultural family destination will commence on October 26, 2021

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

UAE to grant golden residency visas to humanitarian workers – Sheikh Mohammed

United Nations figures indicate that there will be 235 million people in need of humanitarian assistance and protection in 2021

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates 300MW stage at Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai

It is the first stage of the 900MW fifth phase that uses solar photovoltaic bifacial technologies with Single Axis Tracking to increase energy production

Himalaya Factory at Dubai Industrial City

Himalaya to build Dhs120m herbal pharma plant in Dubai

The facility be geared to produce three billion tablets, 15 million syrup bottles and three million units of ointment annually

Dubai Industrial City

UAE based Sharaf Group to set up ‘used lead acid battery’ recycling center in Dubai

The facility will commence operations with a 25-member team in the first quarter of 2023

Dubai’s Emirates, Airlink expand partnership to codeshare agreement

The move comes as Emirates resumes flights to South Africa

Growth trajectory of Dubai’s commercial real estate market

Dubai’s commercial market is transitioning from lettings to sales. Here’s why