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Tenants in arrears could have their bank accounts frozen within two days of losing a legal dispute, after Dubai’s Land Department (DLD) struck a deal with the Central Bank. The DLD announced over the weekend that it was setting up an electronic system linking its Rental Disputes Centre...

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A motorist in Dubai left his car in the middle of the road to chase a virtual Pokémon character, according to a report. It prompted an eyewitness to call for new rules regulating the use of the hugely popular Japanese smartphone app. Emirati Ahmad Abdul Rahman told Gulf News he was...

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The UAE will join the club of nearly 150 countries by implementing value added tax (VAT) from January 1, 2018. In this series, Khaleej Times explores VAT, why it is needed and how it will impact residents and businesses. Part 1 of a 5-part series? on all that you wanted to know about VAT....

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Traffic patrols, ambulances, paramedics and rescue teams rushed to the site after the police were alerted about the accident on Saturday at 5.30am. Two people were killed and another person was seriously injured after the car they were travelling in rammed into four camels in Ras Al Khaimah....

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A settlement dating back to the 6th millennium BC and archaeological ruins dating back to 7,000 years were also discovered. The excavations carried out by the Antiquities and Heritage Department in Umm Al Qaiwain, at Umm Al Qaiwain 2 site, resulted in discovery of a settlement dating back to...

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'The cameras will automatically detect violations and post fines' All dedicated bus lanes in Dubai will soon be monitored by cameras to catch motorists misusing the reserved lane. Dubai has seven kilometres of bus and taxi priority lanes spread across different parts of the city....

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ABU DHABI // Gamers playing the new Pokemon Go augmented reality mobile game online are being warned they could be at risk from cyber crime. The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of the UAE has issued a warning regarding the hugely popular game that is thought to have attracted 9.5...

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Emirates Airline on Saturday announced the cancellation of flights bound for Turkey as UAE nationals were advised to avoid any unnecessary travel to the country due to the current unrest. The Dubai airline said in a statement that flights EK123 and EK124 had been grounded. A...

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Dubai's latest creekside destination is fast taking shape with new apartments ready for handover by the end of the year. Culture Village, which adjoins Al Garhoud Bridge and Business Bay Crossing, will be an attraction for art, culture and entertainment, according to developer Dubai Properties...

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Success of project lies in preserving the historical value of Sharjah’s old area The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority, Shurooq, has embarked on a major project to develop Heart of Sharjah as part of its efforts to protect the emirate’s valuable cultural heritage. Scheduled...