July 2019 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

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Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that 45 per cent of the construction work on the bridges and roads leading to Dubai Hills Mall at the junction of Umm Suqeim Street and Al Khail Road has been completed.  The project is being undertaken by RTA in co-ordination...

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The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA) has announced that it is adopting Cabinet Resolution No.30 for 2019 regarding foreign residents wishing to bring their family members and servants to the UAE, which changed the main condition of acquiring residency from employment to...

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The value of exports through Abu Dhabi ports increased by 14.8 per cent from Dh24 billion ($6.5 billion) in the first quarter (Q1) 2018 to Dh27.6 billion ($7.5 billion) in the same period of 2019, a media report said. The business sector rose by Dh2.7 billion (11.7 per cent), the government...

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Dubai is currently building an advanced transport system through several vital projects that will serve the expected 25 million visitors of Expo 2020 Dubai, a media report said. "Expo 2020 Dubai is cooperating with government institutions to provide a unique transportation experience to all...

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An Icelandic newspaper report claimed the Dubai carrier had sent a delegation to Iceland to evaluate potential of direct flights Emirates airline currently has no plans to start direct routes to Iceland, a spokesperson said, despite an Icelandic newspaper report claiming the...

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The UAE’s real estate sector is likely to maintain stable performance The real estate sector in the UAE has seen a positive performance during the first half of 2019, backed by the “golden card” long-term residence system. In the first half of 2019, the real estate transactions in...

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Cities' attractiveness, quality of life, governance and ease of doing business have become more appealing thanks to recent reforms Dubai and Abu Dhabi's outlook in terms of personal well-being, long-term investment, GDP growth, innovation, transparency and ease of doing business has...

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Dubai-based developer Sobha Group eyes second mega project in the emirate Sobha Group should be a billion dollar company in the next two years, according to its president Jyotsna Hegde. The UAE-based real estate developer announced a record AED500 million ($136 million) sales...

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Apartment prices on Saadiyat Island fell by as much as 8 percent Q-onQ Average sales prices for apartments and villas in Abu Dhabi dropped by 5 percent and 3 percent respectively in Q2, while rents were also down 6 percent for apartments and 3 percent for villas, according to the...

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RTA has drafted a comprehensive plan to host the international event and provide safe and easy transportation to its visitors DUBAI- Dubai is currently building an advanced transport system through several vital projects that will serve the expected 25 million visitors of Expo 2020...

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