September 2018 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

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New study, carried out by the Roads and Transport Authority, reveals the direct and indirect economic benefits of Dubai Metro Accumulated economic benefits of Dubai Metro during its first seven years of operation reached AED66 billion ($18 billion) against AED41 billion in costs,...

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The city of Los Angeles city is the largest manufacturing hub in the US DUBAI: The Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI) has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the city of Los Angeles. The signing comes as part of the growing focus on the...

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Manneh succeeds Julian Wynter who is retiring following 26 years at Standard Chartered DUBAI: Standard Chartered has appointed former First Abu Dhabi Bank executive Rola Abu Manneh as the new chief executive for its business in the United Arab Emirates. Manneh, whose appointment...

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US actress Lindsay Lohan reveals plans for a luxury resort in Dubai on Instagram but then deletes the post US actress Lindsay Lohan revealed plans for a luxury resort in Dubai on Instagram but then deleted the post. The star of the Mean Girls movie posted an image of an island...

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Happiness will be the overarching theme of this year's Cityscape Global in Dubai, say organisers Happiness will be the overarching theme of this year's Cityscape Global in Dubai, the three-day real estate and construction exhibition. The move comes as the regional industry has...

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New Knight Frank data shows Dubai is one of only four luxury residential markets to see price declines in past year Luxury residential prices in Dubai fell marginally by 0.8 percent in the year to the end of June, according to real estate consultancy Knight Frank. Its half-year...

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Emaar Properties is named the 10th most valuable real estate brand in 2018, with a value of $2.7bn, up 39% Emaar Properties has been named among the world's top 10 most valuable real estate brands in 2018, according to a new ranking by Brand Finance, the brand valuation and strategy...

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Tripoli Street Improvement Project in Dubai has reached 60%, is set to open during first half of next year, says RTA A major highway project in Dubai is set to open in the first half of 2019 as part of directives from ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to speed up the...

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UAE's Ministry of Education takes action against school food supplier in Al Ain after pupils needed hospital treatment in a number of poisoning cases The UAE's Ministry of Education has suspended the services of a school food supplier in Al Ain after pupils needed hospital treatment in...

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Kalashnikov Concern is set to start supplying electric motorcycles and cars to the UAE under an agreement with Mawarid Holding Russia’s Kalashnikov Concern will start supplying electric motorcycles and cars to the UAE under an agreement with Mawarid Holding, it has been reported....

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