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No time to waste: Expo 2020 Dubai unveils major recycling plan

 Jan 15 2019
 Source: The National

Eco-friendly initiative sets out to divert 85 per cent of waste at sprawling site away from landfill Continue Reading

Dubai has now become more of an ‘affordable buyers’ market’ – report

 Jan 15 2019
 Source: Gulf Business

Residential capital values in the emirate fell 11.1 per cent in 2018 Continue Reading

Sheikh Mohammed unveils the 8 principles of Dubai

 Jan 06 2019
 Source: Khaleej Times

He called on all those in a position of responsibility to heed his words. Continue Reading

Dubai’s Meydan One Takes Shape

 Dec 13 2018
 Source: AP

Meydan One, a pioneering, next-generation lifestyle and retail destination, has announced that the project is on track for its launch in early 2020 with 60 per cent of structural work already completed. Continue Reading

1,890 new housing units hit UAE property market in Nov

 Dec 13 2018
 Source: Trade Arabia

Supply and demand remained the key market trends for November with the newly-added residential units for the month surging to 1,890 through completion of six new projects in Dubai and one each in Abu Dhabi and Sharjah, said a report. Continue Reading

Nakheel announces opening of key phase of $109m road project

 Jul 15 2018

Master developer Nakheel has announced the opening of Phase One of a Dh400-million ($109 million) roads scheme being developed by Dubai's Road and Transport Authority (RTA) at International City. Continue Reading

RTA inks Dubai road upgradation contract

 Jul 14 2018
 Source: tradearabia.com

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said it has awarded a contract for the upgradation of Al Qudra-Jebel Ali Lehbab Roads Junction to a multi-tier flyover providing free traffic movement in all directions. Continue Reading

Yas Bay Arena wins top green building award

 Jul 12 2018
 Source: tradearabia.com

Yas Bay Arena, a multipurpose venue in Abu Dhabi, currently being developed by Miral on Yas Island, has won the Sustainable Building Design of the Year award at the prestigious Mena Green Building Awards 2018. Continue Reading

Gulf’s construction sector gets its foundation right

 Jul 12 2018
 Source: gulfnews.com

Progress in crafting updated dispute resolution laws spells much needed progress Continue Reading

Bridging The Gap Between The Middle East And Silicon Valley

 Jul 10 2018

A growing number of entrepreneurs based in the Emirates are bridging the gap between the Middle East and California: in establishing and developing strong links with Silicon Valley to take their tech businesses to the next level. Continue Reading

Accelerating Dubai's Smart City vision

 Jul 09 2018

Startupbootcamp scouted and identified talent for Dubai Smart City Accelerator Continue Reading

Middle East sovereigns seek higher yields through private markets

 Jul 09 2018
 Source: zawya.com

Regional funds increase exposure to private credit, real estate and infrastructure assets Continue Reading

Improved Al Awir Road in Dubai set to open

 Jul 08 2018
 Source: tradearabia.com

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will open the improved Al Awir Road and the entrances of the International City Project (Phase I) on July 14, Mattar Al Tayer, director-general and chairman of RTA, has announced. Continue Reading

Is this Dubai school going to shut down?

 Jul 08 2018

As per the KHDA open data, the school, which opened last year, had 85 students on its enrolment list for the 2017-18 academic year. Continue Reading

Dubai’s retail, construction sectors see strong growth in June

 Jul 08 2018

Job creation remained subdued in Dubai’s non-oil private sector in June Continue Reading

Dubai International City flyovers to open on July 14

 Jul 07 2018
 Source: gulfnews.com

Phase one of the much-awaited project will ease entry and exit to International City and Dragon Mart Continue Reading

Dubai expands smart city network

 Jul 05 2018

Members can reach out to each other through a global directory and collaborate on mutually beneficial areas of interest Continue Reading

UAE economic growth to accelerate in 2018 and 2019

 Jul 03 2018
 Source: zawya.com

According to ICAEW's latest report (Economic Insight: Middle East Q2 2018), the UAE economy is set to recover from a difficult year in 2017, when growth slowed to a seven-year low last year at only 1.5%. Overall, UAE's GDP is expected to accelerate to 2.6% growth in 2018 and to around 3.8% in 2019. But the accountancy and finance body warns that general prices are expected to increase as inflation will rise to 4.0% this year. Continue Reading

UAE growth to pick up on gains in non-oil sector

 Jul 01 2018
 Source: tradearabia.com

Driven by ongoing infrastructure investment in the non-oil economy and increasing output in the oil sector, UAE’s headline growth is set to accelerate from 0.8 per cent in 2017 to around 2.5 per cent in 2018 and 3.3 per cent in 2019, a report said. Continue Reading

DIFC to host second edition of Global Financial Forum on 11 March 2019

 Jul 01 2018
 Source: mediaoffice.ae

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, is pleased to announce that the second edition of its much-anticipated Global Financial Forum (GFF) will return to Dubai on 11 March 2019. Continue Reading

Dubai's spending on infrastructure is vital for growth

 Jul 01 2018
 Source: zawya.com

The UAE ranks the highest in the Mena region for the quality of infrastructure. Continue Reading

UAE to tow icebergs from Antarctica for new project

 Jul 01 2018

Coinciding with the 'Year of Zayed' initiative. Continue Reading

A vision for the future of Dubai, with a fish market at its heart

 Jun 30 2018
 Source: gulfnews.com

How a subsidiary of Dubai’s sovereign wealth fund plans to build a city for the many, not for the few Continue Reading

Abu Dhabi's sustainability standards 'helped save $288m'

 Jun 30 2018
 Source: tradearabia.com

Abu Dhabi City Municipality said it had saved Dh1.058 billion ($288 million) after the civic body started applying sustainability standards to various types of infrastructural projects. Continue Reading

Dubai Route 2020 tunnel-drilling works completed

 Jun 30 2018
 Source: tradearabia.com

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has completed all the major tunnelling works related to Route 2020 Project, stretching 3.2 km at a depth ranging from 12 to 36 m, said a top official. Continue Reading


 Jun 29 2018
 Source: ktelegram.com

UAE long been famous for its advanced technologies, which are equal to the rest of the world. This time Dubai decided to establish “communication with space”. Continue Reading

Majid Al Futtaim inks deal to build $12bn Oman mixed-use scheme

 Jun 28 2018
 Source: thenational.ae

Madinat Al Irfan in Muscat to be built over 20 years in partnership with Omran Continue Reading

Arabic press review: Downturn transforms Dubai into 'a ghost town'

 Jun 25 2018

Several shopping centres, hotels and bars have recently closed in the emirate. In Saudi Arabia, women join a long queue for driving licenses Continue Reading

Dubai to open two major roads in mid-September

 Jun 24 2018
 Source: tradearabia.com

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that 85 per cent of works on the Seventh Interchange on Sheikh Zayed Road (SZR) and the Road Improvement Project, had been completed and were both on track for opening on September 15. Continue Reading

Abu Dhabi completes $28m infrastructure projects

 Jun 24 2018
 Source: tradearabia.com

The Abu Dhabi City Municipality said it has completed Dh102.8 million ($28 million) worth of infrastructure projects including the Nahda Al Askariyah, Baniyas and Al Shawamekh internal roads development work. Continue Reading