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The Big 5 to support green building initiatives

The Middle East's biggest construction trade show has introduced a unique programme to make it easier for specifiers, contractors and developers to source...

Fayrouz Tower – Costruction Updates

Directly from the developer Fayrouz is the 2nd tower among the 7 towers which BSEL is developing in the Emirates City of Ajman. It...

Visas promised for property buyers in Ajman

Earlier in August, Emirates Business reported that property buyers in Ajman will now be given residence visas after master developers gave a written assurance...

Inflation tolls on restaurants in Dubai

A study released recently by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry says that food prices soared at restaurants in Dubai over the last...

Termnail 3 of Dubai Airports to open on October 14

Dubai Airports will start a phased transition of operations to Dubai International's new Terminal 3 from October 14, 2008. The 'soft' opening will be implemented...

Dubai Investments unveiled mixed-use project Mirdiff Hills

Part developer of some of the most popu­lar residential communities in town, Dubai Investments has lifted the curtain on Mirdiff Hills, a Dh2 billion...

Dubai Municipality project gives beaches a facelift

Dubai Municipality's Environment Department is currently undertaking an ambitious project to rejuvenate beaches of the emirate as part of an integrated and...

Prices control campaign during Ramadan

The Ministry of Economy has launched comprehensive prices' control nationwide to prevent manipulation, monopoly and ensure item supplies during the Holy Month of...

Zayed Housing Program launches its first magazine ”Iskaan”

Sheik Zayed Housing Program has launched a specialised magazine to discuss housing issues. Acting Director General of the ZHP said that the magazine,...

BenQ launches first 3000 lumens short throw projector in the Middle...

Unique Digital Light Processing (DLP) technology, a key component in BenQ projectors In Line with its theme of ‘Bringing  Enjoyment  and Quality  to Life’,...

Emaar Properties unveils eco-friendly Mushrif Heights

Emaar Properties has unveiled the eco-friendly Mushrif Heights, an integrated community focused on sustainable development features. The AED 12 billion project is the latest...

Corporate governance is the key to Dubai’s growth

Highlighting the sustained expansion and diversification of Dubai's economy over the past several years, Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani, Board member and Chief Executive Officer...

RTA launches Taxi Ranks

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) launched a new initiative represented by the allocation of Taxi Ranks in various areas of Dubai. The initiative...

A record number of travellers at the Dubai Airport

Dubai Naturalization and Residency Department (DNRD) has recorded the highest number of travellers entering and leaving the country via Dubai International Airport, which reached...

25% of Gulf water has been consumed

Recent reports concerning energy consumption in the UAE have stated that 25% of Gulf water has been consumed, with 1/5 of it being used...

World land sales list futures UAE at fourt place

Global land sales reached $64 billion during the first half of 2008. China is currently topping the chart with 44 percent of total worldwide...

UAE records AED3.6 billion gold sale in Q2 of 2008

The World Gold Council's regional office in Dubai announced that the UAE gold sales increased from AED 3 billion in the second quarter of...

Emirati inventor to unveil high-speed solar powered car

The desire of an Emirati young man to make things from nature without depleting it, has made him develop the fastest car on earth...