2020 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

January 24, 2020 66
Recipients also include UAE-based Venture Capital firm Global Ventures The Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) has invested 60 million UAE dirhams ($16.3 million) in a new batch of startups and fund managers through its Ventures Fund. The recipients, according to ADIO, include:...

January 24, 2020 42
The surplus was 0.04% higher than in 2018 The UAE has posted a 66.32 billion UAE dirhams ($18.06 billion) surplus for the first nine months of 2019, according to state news agency WAM. The surplus was 0.04 percent higher than in 2018, when the country posted a 66 billion UAE...

January 24, 2020 44
Household spending on essentials at low levels due to cheaper housing, utility costs The UAE’s consumer price index (CPI), which measures the costs of goods and services, has dropped 0.8 percent in 2019 from the previous year. The continued decline in property rents and sales...

January 24, 2020 43
Roads and Transport Authority has issued an administrative decision to begin regulating road transport and car rental activities in Dubai Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has issued an administrative decision to begin regulating road transport and car rental activities in...

January 24, 2020 42
Latest 2019 YouGov BrandIndex Buzz Rankings list food giant Almarai top in Saudi and WhatsApp in Egypt Emirates airline created the most positive buzz among UAE residents, according to the 2019 YouGov BrandIndex Buzz Rankings in the Middle East. The index measures the public’s...

January 24, 2020 54
Chestertons says unlikely to see 'same prolonged period of price and rental decreases' in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi’s real estate market is showing signs of bottoming out after a sustained period of falling capital values and declining rents, according to Chestertons. Its Abu...

January 23, 2020 47
Dubai Airports is preparing to welcome thousands of Chinese travellers at Dubai International ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year weekend as fears grow over deadly virus outbreak Dubai, which operates one of the busiest airports in the world, will conduct thermal screening on all...

January 23, 2020 59
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Tapping into the Dh10.4 billion budget set aside for education in UAE’s 2020 budget, and with a view to contribute to UAE’s Education 2020 Strategy - part of Vision 2021 - EdComs, a full-service creative communications agency with a focus on education, launches its...

January 22, 2020 124
Seven new attractions to be added in 2020 including roof walk and 400m zipline Visitors to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will soon be able to walk across its iconic red roof and take a 400m zipline through the award-winning theme park. The new attractions to be added this year were...

January 22, 2020 134
Green shoots in Dubai's real estate sector are increasingly becoming evident as residential market recorded double-digit sale growth last ye... Green shoots in Dubai's real estate sector are increasingly becoming evident as residential market recorded double-digit sale growth last year...

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