July 2019 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

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UAE's largest online property portal appoints entrepreneur and technology leader Haroon Rashid as its CEO in Saudi Arabia The UAE’s largest online property portal, Bayut.com, has appointed entrepreneur and technology leader Haroon Rashid as its CEO in Saudi Arabia to lead the company’s...

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Co-founders of the Dubai-based start-up investment firm Jabbar Internet Group have invested in the latest round of fundraising Samih Toukan, Samih Abdel Rahman and Hussam Khoury, co-founders of the Dubai-based start-up investment firm Jabbar Internet Group, have invested in the latest...

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“Electricity Tariff Incentive Program” took effect at the start of July, while the reduced costs will be applied retroactively from April 1, 2019 Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development’s (ADDED) “Electricity Tariff Incentive Program” took effect at the start of July, while the...

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The startup is building meaningful partnerships with developers to enhance their competitiveness in the market With an ever-growing number of tourists and business travellers in the UAE, Christian Mischler, co-founder and executive chairman of GuestReady, knew his tech-enabled...

July 8, 2019 no comments 429
Tastes of the Capital offering summer discounts on a range of restaurants and hotels in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi’s Department of Tourism and Culture, in partnership with Time Out Abu Dhabi , a sister website to Arabian Business , has launched the Tastes of the Capital summer deal...

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Indian government increased excise on gold and precious metals to 12.5% Experts in the UAE are predicting an uptick in sales after the Indian government raised import duties on gold and other precious metals to 12.5 percent. While fears are the increase from 10 percent to 12.5...

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National Advisor Bureau Limited said the preliminary test will cost up to $80 million The UAE company behind plans to tow icebergs from Antarctica to the Fujairah coast is planning to carry out its first test later this year, at a cost of up to $80 million. The National Advisor...

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Saudi Arabia is Dubai’s biggest trade partner in the Gulf and in the Arab World, and the 4th internationally. Dubai and Saudi Arabia are looking at ways to boost cooperation in bilateral trade and customs business. “It’s very important for us to boost ties of partnership with our...

July 7, 2019 no comments 444
This service used to be automatically activated by simply inserting the SIM card in the mobile device, causing increase of charges and lose of balance The UAE's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has directed telecom operators Etisalat and du to seek approval from the...

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Preparations for World Expo will help drive rebound next year The slowdown in the UAE's economy due to a cut in oil production as part of the Opec+ deal will be short-lived and the economy will be the fastest-growing economy of the Gulf region next year, according to a new study....

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