Dubai

Type: City
Name: Dubai
Country: United Arab Emirates
Latitude: 25.27
Longitude: 55.330002
population: 1,137,376
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 9 mins ago - 3 reports

Dubai Fashion Sector Trade Grows 8

Dubai's trade in fragrance, beauty and fashion-related products reached AED 206 billion in 2013, a rise of 8% from 2012, according to a new report issued by the export promotion agency of the ... ... [Published Big News Network - 9 mins ago]
Entities: Dubai, Fashion
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated 18 mins ago - 9 reports

UAE Property now 36% costlier than it was in Q1 2013, reports Bayut.com

Statistics released by Bayut.com, the leading UAE property portal, show that with every passing quarter, UAE is becoming more expensive. Property prices, which rose throughout 2013, continued their upward climb in the first quarter of 2014 and buried ... [Published Dubai PR Network - 18 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 39 mins ago - 2 reports

Dubai Private Schools Demand Increase in Fees

Private schools in Dubai demand yet another increase in tuition fees, claiming the rising inflation and consumer prices leave them with no revenues. (Read ... ... [Published Big News Network - 39 mins ago]
Entities: Dubai, Education, Inflation
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 11 reports

DP World opens Jebel Ali Port's largest inspection facility

DP World has inaugurated the largest and latest container inspection facility at its flagship Jebel Ali Port in Dubai.The new facility is one of the largest inspection facilities in the region, spanning over 7,000 square metres and providing 59 customs, ... [Published Arabianindustry.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Hugh Jackman in Ski Dubai promo video

Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman has released a video praising indoor ski attraction, Ski Dubai, in a cross-promotion for his new film, X-Men: Days of Future Past.“Hi, Ski Dubai. I wish I was with you in the slopes in Dubai,” the Australian actor said in ... [Published Arabian Business - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Dubai's RTA signs USD50 m deals on transforming projects

(MENAFN) Dubai's transport authority has recently signed USD50 million deals to transform the first six Metro stations into art museums, according to Arabian ... [Published MENAFN - 1 hour ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

Kyoto opens first tourism office in UAE

DUBAI — Kyoto City has opened a promotional office in Dubai to encourage Gulf nationals and residents to visit Japan’s ancient capital for holidays and leisure.The opening of the office makes it the first to be opened in the Middle East by ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Economy - 12 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Dubai gears up for summer tourism drive

The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, is to launch a three month marketing drive aimed at enhancing the emirate’s status as a summer destination.‘Summer is Dubai’ will feature ... [Published HotelierMiddleEast.com - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Dubai, Ramadan, Eid Al Fitr
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

Dubais building sector needs 500000 more workers

Dubai's construction and real estate markets are facing a manpower shortfall of 500,000 workers, according to a new study. The Workforce Planning Study, commissioned by Dubai International ... ... [Published Big News Network - 22 hours ago]
Entities: Dubai, Workers, Real Estate
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

Dubai retail delegation leaves for Baku

- 07:34 - WAM Dubai, 20th Apr. 2014 (WAM): A senior Dubai business leaders' delegation from the retail and franchising sectors headed by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry left ... ... [Published Big News Network - 15 hours ago]
Entities: Dubai, Baku, Retailing
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 7 reports

Dubai Real Estate Investment Up 57% In Q1 2014

Emiratis invested around Dhs7 billion in Dubai property while Indians continued to be the top foreign investors with transactions worth Dhs5.8 billion. By Mary Sophia 7 mins agoInvestment in Dubai’s real estate market totalled Dhs35 billion in the ... [Published Gulf Business - Apr 20 2014]
Entities: Dubai, Property, Real Estate
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 6 reports

Dubai's building sector needs 500,000 more workers

Dubai's construction and real estate markets are facing a manpower shortfall of 500,000 workers, according to a new study.The Workforce Planning Study, commissioned by Dubai International Academic City and carried out by Deloitte, states that building ... [Published ConstructionWeekOnline.com - Apr 20 2014]
Entities: Dubai, Construction, Workers

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Gurjit Singh, Chief Development Officer of Aldar Properties said: "Yas Island has already become a prime lifestyle leisure destination in the region, and the opening of Yas Mall at the end of this year and the launch of residential developments will only add to its allure. Meanwhile, Aldar 's Al Raha Beach developments are highly sought-after because of their convenient location, close to Yas Island, the international airport, and important new economic projects, including the KIZAD industrial zone."
"Diverse array of nationalities putting their money into Dubai's property sector confirms the city's attraction for real estate investment, especially when compared to other property markets in the region" he said
"This is a positive transition that many maturing industries face, as technology, competition and market dynamics mandate change," Witte said. "We are witnessing the beginning of the "second generation" of the Middle East chemical industry. During the IHS Forum in Dubai, we will examine the challenges and opportunities facing the Middle East chemical industry, and discuss the investment outlook. Investments are likely to differ significantly from the recent past, but will help move the industry in a new direction."
"Sharjah has much to offer to Indian businesses. The Emirate's strategic location, strong Indian business community & expat population, vast consumer base, availability of cheap feedstock, favourable tax laws, and low cost of operations make it a perfect base for Indian businesses to foray into the Middle East and Africa region" added Mr. Midfa

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PLUG INS announces results of its second UAE-wi... [Published Dubai PR Network - 18 mins ago]
Indians Top Foreign Investors List in Dubai [Published New Indian Express - 19 mins ago]
Dubai’s $1.6bn Masterplan Bluewaters Island Pro... [Published Travel and Tour World - 21 mins ago]
Red Hat accelerates application delivery with L... [Published Cyber India Online - 21 mins ago]
Chemicals Will Be Fastest Growing Industry in M... [Published Zawya.com - 21 mins ago]
Sharjah & India move to strengthen trade ties [Published Zawya.com - 21 mins ago]
Omans Bank Sohar Q1 net jumps 31 pct [Published Big News Network - 25 mins ago]
One & Only increases its marketing efforts in I... [Published Travel Trends Today - 26 mins ago]
Dubai RTA briefs S Korea team on rail ops [Published Trade Arabia - 29 mins ago]
Dubai IVF clinic extends insurance network [Published Trade Arabia - 29 mins ago]
Ambulance donated to Mokowe residents [Published The Star (Kenya) - 32 mins ago]
BMW Vision Future Luxury [Published Crank And Piston - 36 mins ago]
Dubai Private Schools Demand Increase in Fees [Published Big News Network - 39 mins ago]
Emaar shareholders to discuss 15% cash dividend... [Published Mubasher - 47 mins ago]
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Burma’s emerging rich [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 1 hour ago]
As Burma’s economy steadily grows, a higher percentage of Rangoon’s population are finding themselves with more cash to spend. Imported products from Thailand and Hong Kong can be seen on display in downtown shopping malls – something that would have ...
Iran Central Bank Head Says Rial Drop Belied by... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - 22 hours ago]
Iran Central Bank Head Says Rial Drop Belied by Positive Signs Bloomberg ... deputy foreign minister Abbas Araghchi said on April 18. To contact the reporter on this story: Ladane Nasseri in Dubai at lnasseri@ bloomberg .net. To contact the editors ...
Dubai Heads for Highest in Week on MSCI Bet; Ab... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - Apr 20 2014]
Dubai Heads for Highest in Week on MSCI Bet; Abu Dhabi Declines Bloomberg Dubai's benchmark index, the world's best-performer this year, headed for the highest close in more than a week on speculation next month's upgrade to emerging market status ...
Altaaqa Global Opens East Africa Office [Published PR.com Press Releases - Apr 20 2014]
Nairobi, Kenya, April 20, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Altaaqa Global CAT Rental Power, a global provider of temporary power solutions, has recently opened a branch in Nairobi, Kenya to serve the East Africa territory. The office will cater to several countries, ...
Marine technology business opens new office in ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 19 2014]
SRT Marine Technology last year acquired Cardiff-based company GeoVS with ground-breaking 3D virtual reality visualisation technology SRT Marine Technology, a global market leader in the provision of maritime technologies and systems, has opened new ...
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Dubai puts on spectacular New Year fireworks di... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Dec 31 2013]
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Real Estate Crowdfunding: Going Beyond Dubai's ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 16 2014]
Clas Ohlson store in Dubai to open on 30 April [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 16 2014]
Chedid Re Signs Strategic Partnership With Glob... [Published GlobeNewswire: Building News - Apr 15 2014]
Six Flags-Branded Theme Park to Open in Dubai [Published Financial Services - Apr 10 2014]
Gold Fields Q1 2014 Guidance Update [Published Financial Services - Apr 10 2014]
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