‘Mini-Dubai’ being built in Budapest amid EUR5bn UAE-Hungary deal

First revealed in 2023 by Hungarian Minister Janos Lazar, the project was said to cost approximately EUR1bn, to enhance and upscale an abandoned neighbourhood in the capital

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Dubai’s DMCC now home to over 24,000 companies, reveals report

The free zone authority shared that a total of 2,692 new companies joined DMCC last year

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Dubai’s DIFC enacts world’s first comprehensive digital assets law

The new legislation came into effect on March 8 and is available for public access through the DIFC’s Legislative Database

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Dubai diamond trade value dazzles at $38.3bn in 2023

The UAE remains largest trade hub for rough diamonds, with $21.3bn-worth of rough diamonds traded in 2023

Archer Aviation to build vertiport network in UAE

How the UAE is ramping up plans to launch flying taxis

The use of electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft is expected to reduce travel times between Dubai and Abu Dhabi to 30 minutes

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Dubai schools, nurseries can conduct online classes on Monday: KHDA

As a precautionary measure, residents, parents are advised to stay updated on weather alerts and exercise caution when venturing outdoors


Dubai’s RTA announces Ramadan hours for parking, public transport

The adjustments in service hours ensure parking and public services are accessible for residents and visitors during the month of Ramadan


UAE: NCEMA warns of severe weather event, announces road closures

Authorities have warned of a severe weather event impacting certain parts of the UAE in the coming days

UAE cuts visa process from 30 days to five

UAE unveils platform to expedite work, residency visa process

The first phase of the initiative will be implemented in Dubai and will be gradually expanded to other emirates

Emaar’s Dubai Mall welcomes 105 million visitors in 2023

Dubai Mall becomes most visited place in 2023, with 105 million visitors

The latest figures from Emaar Malls shows that a record 20 million people visited the mall in the first two months of this year alone

Dubai’s Parkin seeks to raise up to $429m from IPO

Dubai’s Parkin sets IPO price range of up to Dhs2.1 per share

The company will offer around 25 per cent stake, in the emirate’s first privatisation deal this year, giving it an overall valuation of up to Dhs6.3bn


Heavy rains to lash UAE: NCM weather forecast

The weather authority cautioned motorists to venture out only if necessary during wet weather as well as follow safety practices

Here are ftNFT International Awards 2024 winners

Excellence unveiled: Celebrating ftNFT International Awards 2024 winners

Now in its second iteration, the ftNFT International Awards seek to honour the brightest talents and most innovative projects within the NFT community

From the 146th floor to the racing track: AIX’s drive to elevate impact

AIX has become one of the big-name investment advisory firms here where GCC and global investors turn to invest their wealth

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Real Estate Moguls: Meet Imran Farooq, CEO of Samana Developers

Farooq’s leadership philosophy is embodied in SAMANA Developers’ “On Time, Every Time” commitment, a cornerstone of its success


UAE’s property market shows no sign of cooling off, says CBRE

The average residential prices in Dubai surged by 20.1 per cent in the year to December, with apartment prices rising by 19.8 per cent

Binghatti marks successful $300m sukuk issuance

Dubai’s Binghatti celebrates successful $300m sukuk issuance

The issuance marks the first real estate benchmark US dollar-denominated sukuk from the MENA region in 2024

Meet Hassan El Shazly, CEO of Sodic Properties

Real Estate Moguls: Meet Hassan El Shazly, CEO of Sodic Properties

The company’s presence in the bustling Business Bay district has not only contributed to its success but is also playing a pivotal role in shaping Dubai’s skyline

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Dubai: RTA announces Dhs700m upgrade to Al Khail Road

The project will expand the capacity of current intersections and bridges by approximately 19,600 vehicles per hour to streamline the traffic flow along Al Khail Road

Dhariwal is expanding his ventures to Dubai

Real Estate Moguls: Meet Amit Dhariwal, managing partner, Hridaan Realty

Dhariwal is expanding his entrepreneurial reach to Dubai to replicate the success and excellence achieved in India

In numbers: Dubai registers 1.5 million food products in 2023 Getty Images For illustrative purposes

In numbers: Dubai registers 1.5 million food products in 2023

Dubai Municipality conducted a 65,230 inspections across over 26,000 registered food institutions in 2023

Abdullah Alajaji on how Driven Properties is scaling new heights

Real Estate Moguls: Meet Abdullah Alajaji founder & CEO of Driven Properties

Being part of Forbes Global Properties highlights Driven Properties’ exceptional track record in the luxury real estate sector


Fastex announces opening of its new office at Dubai World Trade Center’s One Central

The expansion and the location demonstrate Fastex’s dedication to growth and integration within the Dubai business landscape

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DXB sees passenger traffic soar in 2023, welcomes 86.9 million travellers

DXB is poised for continued growth in 2024, with initial forecasts anticipating 88.8 million guests

DIFC company registrations surge by 34% in 2023

DIFC says company registrations rose by 34% in 2023

The financial hub said 1,451 new companies commenced operations in the centre last year, the highest number of new registrations in 20 years

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Why you should invest in Dubai’s real estate: 11 advantages

As global markets navigate economic uncertainty, Dubai’s growing real estate market is proving to be a safe haven in times of turbulence

Dubai among top cities to see high growth in prime residential property in 2024

Here’s why Dubai prime properties will continue to see high returns in 2024: Savills

Dubai led prime residential capital value growth, increasing 17.4 per cent in 2023, versus the average 2.2 per cent across the 30 cities monitored by Savills

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World Governments Summit Day 3: Shah Rukh Khan, Sultan Al Neyadi, Hatem Dowidar on stage

Global leaders in sectors such as space, entertainment and tech will speak on Day 3 of the World Governments Summit

Dubai hosts world’s first rooftop proposal

Love took a flight: DXB hosts world’s first rooftop proposal

Anastasiia and Dmitry scaled the roof of Concourse B at DXB to profess their love against the unparalleled views of the Dubai skyline

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Dubai unlocks Dhs500m to fuel SME growth, here’s how firms can apply

A dedicated specialist will conduct a comprehensive review of the applicants’ business followed by the joint steering committee’s review for inclusion in the initiative