March 2016 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

March 31, 2016 no comments 154
Dubai: Union Properties, which has been hit by declining profits, has got a welcome infusion of cash - amounting to Dh98 million - with Dubai Investments picking up another 20 per cent in a joint venture. This will see the latter hold 70 per cent in Property Investments (PI),...

March 31, 2016 no comments 163
Sales of the Dania District will open at the beginning of April Dubai real estate developer Deyaar will launch the second phase of its Midtown project near International Media Production zone on April 2. The Dania District, comprises six residential buildings and a...

March 31, 2016 no comments 127
Shareholders to debate on proposed capital increase of Dh1.68b Dubai Parks and Resorts is planning to include an addition to its signature entertainment destination that will house a Six Flags theme park, bringing the total cost of the entire project to over $3 billion. Dubai Parks and...

March 31, 2016 no comments 135
DUBAI // Airline passengers flying from Dubai are paying a Dh35 departure tax for all flights taking off after June 30. Airlines began charging the exit fee on March 1, Dubai Media Office said on Wednesday, adding that it would help to fund Dubai airports’ infrastructure and support...

March 30, 2016 no comments 172
Since April 1 the payment for roaming in Gulf States will be reduced by 40%. On March 24 it became known that since April 1, 2016 Council for cooperation of Gulf States will reduce the volume of charges for services of roaming in the block from six countries: Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar,...

March 29, 2016 no comments 161
Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) said over 80 per cent of the construction work at the Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City has been completed and is due for handover this year, said a report. The Dh4-billion ($1.08 billion) medical city is coming up in the Al Mafraq area of the UAE...

March 29, 2016 no comments 144
In the emirate Adzhman, the smallest of seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates, has lit up an inhabited high-rise building. In the emirate Adzhman (United Arab Emirates) burns the multi-storey building. Fire was thrown also on the neighboring building. For a moment, when news was...

March 29, 2016 no comments 265
"It has a star in it and that is recognisable to people in this region, especially those of Islamic faith." At 7.15pm on Sunday evening, a little piece of the UAE's history was unveiled to the world as the inspiration behind the logo that will take Expo 2020 into the future. His Highness...

March 28, 2016 no comments 167
Established areas have scope for capital appreciation A one-bedroom apartment in Dubai Marina was the most sought-after property type for sale in 2015, with over six million searches, according to data provided by dubizzle. Dubai Marina was also by far the most sought-after community to...

March 28, 2016 no comments 197
Sharjah Waterfront City , a multi-billion dollar development on Sharjah’s northeast coast announced at Cityscape Global last September, has been listed as the third largest mixed-use project in the Gulf by MEConstructionNews.com . The AED 20 billion (US$ 5.4b) project, being developed by...