June 2018 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

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The Abu Dhabi City Municipality said it has completed Dh102.8 million ($28 million) worth of infrastructure projects including the Nahda Al Askariyah, Baniyas and Al Shawamekh internal roads development work. The projects saw the construction of 8.1 km of internal roads, 10.165 km of drinking...

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Work is in full swing at Abu Dhabi’s $1.2 billion Reem Mall, the emirate's leading retail, dining and leisure destination, with the substructure nearly finished and several sections of floor already completed, said a top official. Unveiling the construction progress, Al Farwaniya Property...

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The 48-hour visa fee waiver was created to further enhance tourism Tourist inflow from India into the UAE is expected to soar following a decision by the UAE cabinet earlier this month to exempt transit passengers through airports in the country from all entry fees for the first 48 hours...

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New data reveals cheapest places to own or rent a villa in Dubai The Villa community is the cheapest place to rent a villa in Dubai according to new data by Propertyfinder Group. The community of Spanish-style homes near Silicon Oasis witnessed a price drop of 12.8 percent in the past 12...

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The Report Sharjah 2018', provides an in-depth analysis of the most prevalent sectors and industries SHARJAH- The 2018 Oxford Business Group, OBG, report for Sharjah shows that the emirate’s policy of diversification and its success in attracting foreign direct investment is driving the...

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The agreement aims to create an appropriate business environment for the supply of fresh food, grocery The Khalifa Fund aims to provide the best facilities for local enterprises and help develop Emiratis’ skills and capabilities through the agreements signed Khalifa Fund for Enterprise...

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Etihad said pilots who join Emirates on a two-year secondment would be placed on a leave of absence DUBAI: Etihad Airways has told its pilots they can join rival Emirates on a temporary basis for two years, according to an internal Etihad email seen by Reuters, as the downsizing of the Abu...

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The Emirate's foreign direct investment currently stands at 7 billion dirhams, says Invest in Sharjah CEO Sharjah is looking to increase the amount of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) by 15 percent in 2018, after doubling the amount of investment received last year, the head of the...

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Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development said it has signed a MoU with Majid Al Futtaim Hypermarkets as part of its efforts to fuel an entrepreneurial culture of UAE and support Khalifa Fund members.  The agreement aims to establish joint collaboration to create an appropriate business...

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Normally, the trip between the two emirates takes an hour-and-a-half The first pod prototype for Dubai's proposed 700mph Hyperloop was unveiled on Saturday. In a tweet by the Dubai Media Office, it is stated that the mode of transport could cut travel time between Dubai and Abu Dhabi...

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