June 2019 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

June 25, 2019 no comments 419
Microsoft has shown intention to open its first ME data centre in UAE Revenue from cloud business in the UAE is expected to increase by AED 20 billion by the year 2022, endorsed by organisations rapidly investing in hybrid cloud environments, industry experts announced on Monday....

June 25, 2019 no comments 531
Emirate's economic activity strengthens ahead of Expo 2020 project Dubai economy will grow faster in 2019 and 2020 on the back of strong growth in key sectors with GDP (gross domestic product) crossing Dh400 billion mark this year. The emirate's preliminary economic growth slowed...

June 24, 2019 no comments 524
Airline professionals and experts said they do not expect airfares to surge unless a 'fuel surcharge' is levied on passengers. As leading airlines around the world reroute some of their flight paths to avoid Iranian airspace amid the ongoing US-Iran tensions, residents told Khaleej...

June 24, 2019 no comments 536
Chinese investments have gone up 64 per cent between 2016 and 2017, and this trend has continued in 2018 and the first quarter of 2019 Fidu Properties has reaffirmed that Chinese investments in the UAE's real estate sector are set to surge in the coming months, and will grow over 70...

June 24, 2019 no comments 483
Sources suggest Damac is one of the favourites to buy troubled Italian fashion house Damac Properties has refused to comment on reports linking the company with a takeover of luxury fashion brand Roberto Cavalli. In a statement to Arabian Business, PR representatives of the Dubai...

June 24, 2019 no comments 575
Preliminary investigation finds that twin propeller aircraft was flying too close to Thai Airways A350 A plane crash that killed four people who were working on improvements at Dubai International Airport was caused by the pilot following larger aircraft too closely. A preliminary...

June 24, 2019 no comments 436
Female candidates with the highest number of votes in each emirate shall win the allocated seats ABU DHABI – President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued the Presidential Resolution No. (1) of 2019 towards raising women’s representation in the Federal National...

June 24, 2019 no comments 484
The new anti-money laundering system platform named 'goAML' already went live in May and all financial entities being supervised by the UAE Central Bank have to register on this system by 27th June The UAE has become the first country in the Gulf to launch a new reporting platform...

June 23, 2019 no comments 499
Emaar and the Roads and Transport Authority to offer Dubai Metro users discounts at a number of top attractions Emaar and Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) have joined forces to offer Dubai Metro users discounts at a number of top attractions in the emirate. Dubai Metro...

June 23, 2019 no comments 497
Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) said the work on its Dh1.3 billion ($354 million) residential community in Al Dhafra Region is progressing well and on track for completion by the end of next year.  The Mirfa Beach Villa Housing Complex is being implemented by Musanada, in...

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