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August 2016 — BUSINESS DIRECTORY | Brand-GID | United Arab Emirates

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The duo have now been jailed in Dubai. A Swedish and an American have each been sentenced to five years in jail after they were found guilty of kidnapping and holding a Pakistani man against his will and threatening to kill him and his wife by 'chopping' them up for Dh100,000 ransom....

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The accused -- two Emiratis and five Asians -- disconnected the CCTV cameras and made all employees queue up before taking their mobile phones. Two Emiratis and five Asians (three Indians and two Pakistanis) allegedly robbed Dh659,990 from a general trading company in Naif after they...

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The man, holder of a visit visa, was caught at the Dubai International Airport on June 20 after the customs inspectors found him trying to smuggle cannabis in ten pieces of candies. A 22-year-old Australian man was arrested at the Dubai airport allegedly in possession of candy-coated...

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Occupancy rates at Sharjah hotels during the first half of 2016 reached 62%. An international summer campaign organised by the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) contributed towards 878,006 hotel guests spending 1.99 million nights in all hospitality...

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It could well be the influence of the Expo 2020 build up, says Cluttons Dubai: The Expo 2020 effect could soon start featuring in Gulf investors’ calculations — Dubai has been rated as their top pick to pick up real estate in 2017, according to a survey by Cluttons in association with YouGov....

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The two-storey, 210-metre walkway will connect passengers directly from the station to the mall A new pedestrian link has opened between the Ibn Battuta Mall and the Dubai Metro station, mall developer Nakheel announced on Tuesday. The two-storey, 210 metre walkway will enable passengers...

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Work on 302 apartments at Bloom Properties’ Soho Square development on Saadiyat Island is due to start next month after Bloom awarded an enabling works contract for the project to Dutch Foundation Company and Concrete Rehabilitation. Bloom said that the contractor would start site...

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Dubai Properties launches phase two of townhouses in its Serena community Dubai developers are continuing to release more off-plan projects to tap investor interest ahead of Cityscape Global in September. Dubai Properties (DP) will soon release for sale townhouses in the Portuguese-inspired...

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An 11-month-old boy has won a Maserati car in a competition at Ferrari World in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Toddler Humaid Al Muhairi was accompanied by his father Mohammed, mother Hind Al Hameeri and two older brothers, Omair, 5, and Ahmad, 3 when he was presented with his prize for winning one...

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Consumers told to lodge complaints; inspections by authority underway The Commercial Compliance and Consumer Protection (CCCP) sector in the Department of Economic Development (DED) has called on retailers in Dubai not to increase prices of school stationery in view of the back to school...
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