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No minimum wage for construction workers

A minimum wage for construction workers will not be introduced in the near future, according to the UAE Ministry of Labour. "There will not be a minimum wage in the larger sense," said Ministry of Labour - International Affairs advisor Alex Zalami. "I do not accept that in the immediate future there will be one." "It's a matter of creating an environment...

Cricket was forbidden in the park…

Recently taking an evening stroll in a Sharjah park. I paused to enjoy a traditional game of cricket being played by a group, relaxing after a hard week at work. However I was surprised when the park suddenly emptied as nervous and frightened cricketers were chased by a member of the municipality, whom informed me that Cricket was forbidden in...

“The Legend of Khan Murjan” at Wafi

Wafi is delighted to invite you to attend “The Legend of Khan Murjan”, a breathtaking performance of music, theatre, poetry and acrobatics, guaranteed to enthrall. The Legend of Khan Murjan will be performed in the main atrium at Wafi from June 19 to July 5th, at 4.30pm, 7.30pm and 9.30pm each day. Admission is free. Wafi Select Members can enjoy triple...

Khan Murjan – a legendary souq

Khan Murjan souq in Baghdad of the 1300s was officially opened by the Queen of Syria - actually an actress playing her role in Wafi City.

Real gem for travellers – Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

The town of Veliko Turnovo (66 998 inhabitants, 210 metres above sea level) is regally situated along the historical hills of Sveta Gora, Tsarevets and Trapezitsa, on the two banks of the Yantra River, cutting a peculiar gorge through Turnovo Hills. It is situated 240 km north-east of Sofia, 86 km east of Lovech, 46 km north-east of Gabrovo, 50...

Real-time Automated Payments in DIFC

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (CBUAE) under which the latter becomes the lead regulator for Real-time Automated Payments in DIFC (RAPID). RAPID is a DIFC initiative to provide a real-time gross settlement (RTGS) payment systems...

The popularity of Dubai increases among retirees

Once Dubai was considered a place for expatriates to stay for a couple of years, make some money and then leave. Today, as the emirate continues to thrive, its expat community is also flourishing, with many not only staying longer but also making plans to retire here. Overseas visitors too are discovering the quality of life in...

Concord Tower in Dubai Media City

The Concord Tower is one of the most prestigious office towers in Dubai.

Modern Rules of Etiquette in Work and Social Situation

It is important to note that etiquette in other cultures requires a bit of adaptation and flexibility. If you are traveling on business to a foreign destination, or have visitors, it is a good idea to learn as much as you can about the culture they are coming from and make appropriate allowances. What you should consider: Language (make an...

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UAE invests in $2.15 bn in AI

The UAE is the second highest regional investor in Artificial Intelligence (AI) over the past 10 years, investing $2.15 bn in total, according to...

Line-up of incredible shopping mall promotions this Eid in Dubai

With Eid in Dubai approaching, Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) has rounded-up some of the promotions and offers available at malls across the...

Drones to be deployed to inspect assets all across GCC

Traditional ways of asset inspections become less relevant in the modern world as they are not only costly and time-consuming but also represent a...

Innovative Thinking for Competitive Digital Advantage

A roadmap for digital innovation and the adoption of next-generation technologies in the coming decade headlined BCG’s Middle East CEO Forum, featuring esteemed speakers...

Middle East Council of Shopping Centre + Retail launches 2019 Directory

The Middle East Council of Shopping Centres + Retail has launched the regions most extensive source to shopping malls, retailers & suppliers, the 2019...

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