February 2017 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

February 27, 2017 no comments 858
The UAE pavilion at OTM - India's biggest travel trade show, held from 21st to 23rd February in Mumbai, the largest travel market in the subcontinent- was named best pavilion in terms of design and decor, the UAE Ministry of Economy said today. Winning the recognition for the second year in...

February 27, 2017 no comments 923
The new substations will be built over the next three years The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced that its 97 new 132/11 kilovolt (kV) substations in Dubai will be built at a projected cost of Dhs10bn. The new substations, built over the next three years,...

February 27, 2017 no comments 917
People in Dubai can now book a public taxi via Careem Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced on Sunday that its agreement with taxi sharing app Careem is now underway and that people in the city can book public taxis online via the app. The move, first revealed in...

February 27, 2017 no comments 872
ABU DHABI // Hospitals are collating lists of kidney failure patients who could be candidates for transplants using organs from deceased people. A law allowing transplants of dead people’s organs was issued last year by President Sheikh Khalifa and doctors hope it will be implemented next...

February 27, 2017 no comments 1060
Dubai: The current framework governing Islamic Banking (IB) contains many gaps that need to be closed through the development of a more comprehensive enabling environment that ensures financial stability and sound development, according to the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund...

February 26, 2017 no comments 880
It has been a long wait but the first Lamborghini Centenario has finally been delivered. The lucky first recipient of the highly limited Italian supercar is a Sheikh from the United Arab Emirates. The first Centenario to be delivered is one of the 20 coupés finished in an interesting shade...

February 26, 2017 no comments 1063
Newbies favour it for attractive payment plans, low interest rates and low property prices The UAE has been ranked as the best country globally for first-time home buyers, according to Move Hub http://www.movehub.com/blog/best-countries-for-first-time-buyers , which determined the best...

February 26, 2017 no comments 998
The Dubai Ruler has greenlighted the project that will also make travelling to the airport faster. Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has approved the award of a contract for the improvement of Tripoli Road in...

February 26, 2017 no comments 837
But just two hours after buying the number, he told Khaleej Times there is no way he can use it for personal use. Dubai-based businessman Balwinder Sahni, who made headlines last year for buying the famous D5 Dubai number plate for Dh33 million, has just forked out more than Dh4.5 million...

February 26, 2017 no comments 875
Lucky for you, full-time maid services are a practical and fairly affordable option in this part of the world Wouldn't it be great to have an extra set of hands helping you out with household chores, preparing meals and caring for the little one? If you've decided that you want a maid, but...

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