June 24, 2016 no comments 167
Sir Bani Yas Island, the Arabian Gulf’s only dedicated cruise beach stopover, is expected to shape up as the region’s first ecotourism destination. The island, located offshore of Al Gharbia, will receive 65,000 passengers from 39 calls during the 2016-17 season, which runs from October to...

June 24, 2016 no comments 208
Buses will ply on the new route from 6 am to 1 am. The Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority on Wednesday, June 22, announced a new route between the emirates of Sharjah and Dubai. Route 313 will connect the Rolla bus station in Sharjah with the Dubai International Airport,...

June 24, 2016 no comments 174
Abu Dhabi and Dubai are among the most expensive cities in the world to live, a survey revealed. Dubai ranked the 21st most expensive city, up from 23 last year, while the capital came in at 25, up from 33. These moves followed a trend across the Middle East. Hong Kong is the...

June 23, 2016 no comments 141
Shaikh Mohammed Al Thani has become one of just 350 mountaineers in the world who have conquered the seven summits Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Thani, Chairman of the Sharjah Department of Statistics and Community Development (DSCD) and renowned mountaineer and...

June 23, 2016 no comments 203
Administrative decision on endorsement His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has issued an administrative decision on making the Sharjah Media City (SMC) site, a free zone authority. Under the decision No. 10 of 2016, the SMC...

June 23, 2016 no comments 163
10 unique numbers from etisalat and du worth millions of dirhams also auctioned The biggest seller of the night was licence plate, R-10, sold for a staggering Dh9.7m. (All pictures courtesy Emarat Al Youm) The UAE’s generosity took centrestage at the charity auction held for the...

June 23, 2016 no comments 158
Dubai developer Jumeirah Golf Estates (JGE) has awarded a contract to Sumer Contracting Company for the construction of 728 mid-market homes at its DP World Tour Championship golf course development. The developer, which has been owned by the Dubai government since the global financial crisis,...

June 22, 2016 no comments 222
Outlets had been used for unlicensed purposes or had become an eyesore Abu Dhabi: At least 12 notices were issued to cafés in the capital’s Baniyas suburb for violating municipal regulations, the Municipality of Abu Dhabi City announced in a statement sent on Tuesday. The cafés had been...

June 22, 2016 no comments 238
Rise in humidity can cause heavy fog, low visibility, warn Abu Dhabi Police. Since the rise in humidity can cause heavy fog, particularly in the early hours of the morning, the Abu Dhabi Police have urged motorists to keep an eye out on the roads. Colonel Jamal Salem Al Ameri,...

June 22, 2016 no comments 184
The goal was to raise funds for five million books, but the sales of 24 items at the auction exceeded expectations. The Reading Nation initiative's charity auction on Tuesday raised a staggering Dh37.4 million which will help donate 7.34 million books for needy children around the...