Ajman Holiday Homes

Landlords, Hotel owners can rent out short-term holiday homes in Ajman

The holiday homes services create a comprehensive regulatory framework to govern and supervise the operations of short-term rentals

Winners of the startup pitch competition

Make it in the Emirates: MoIAT reveals startup pitch competition winners

Twenty-four startups were shortlisted to participate in the competition by a panel of industry experts from a pool of almost 400 submissions

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New drug to treat liver, lung cancer now available in UAE

The UAE is one of the first countries in the Middle East to receive the medication

Americana Restaurants on MSCI UAE Index

KFC, Pizza Hut holding firm Americana Restaurants lists on MSCI UAE Index

The index is widely recognised as an important benchmark for investment decision-making by investors in emerging markets

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Aster Pharmacy, Spinneys launch Zest Pharmacy in Abu Dhabi

The pharmaceutical concept will provide a wide range of products including skincare, nutrition, cosmetics and mother and childcare

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Dubai property sector sees 11,700 transactions worth Dhs34bn in May

According to Property Finder’s proprietary data, the top searched areas for owned apartments in May included Dubai Marina, Downtown Dubai, Business Bay, Palm Jumeirah, and Jumeirah Village Circle


Dubai buy now, pay later firm Tabby raises debt to $350m

The financing round for Tabby was led by US-based Partners for Growth, Atalaya Capital Management and CoVenture

UAE Exports to lead country's growth

UAE exports projected to reach Dhs2tn by 2030: report

The country’s transformation to a high-tech manufacturing and innovation hub will see its exports reach around Dhs2tn by 2030

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ADNOC, Nafis to create 5,000 new private sector jobs

ADNOC Group has partnered with Emirati Talent Competitiveness Council to empower UAE talents to take leading roles in sustainable development of the industrial sector

FAB allots $1.3bn in financing

UAE’s FAB to provide $1.36bn in financing solutions to investors

The bank will offer competitive financing solutions to support the adoption of advanced technology in the industrial sector


Dubai’s RTA unveils new parking signs with fee details and payment options

The latest statistics revealed that over 80 per cent of customers prefer to pay their service fees via mobile phones and smart tablets


ADNOC L&S soars over 50% above listing price on ADX

ADNOC L&S expects to increase the annual dividend per share by at least 5 per cent per annum

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UAE announces midday break timings for outdoor workers in summer

The midday break regulations start June 15 and will stay in place for a period of three months

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Corporate tax: UAE exempts free zones from business tax

The government said qualifying entities in the country’s economic free zones will be subject to a 0 per cent rate

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Abu Dhabi: New speed limit announced for Sweihan Road from June 4

The speed limit will reduce from 140kmph to 120kmph from Sunday

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Strata Manufacturing delivers MBZ-SAT satellite components to MBRSC

This partnership showcases the technological advancement in locally manufacturing satellite components as the UAE builds a space industry

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Dubai visit visa: 10-day grace period removed for travellers who overstay

Visitors who overstay their visa will have to pay a fine of Dhs50 per day

Dubai Healthcare Authority

Number of Dubai healthcare facilities jump 11.5% in Q1 2023: DHA

The healthcare facilities provide care across a range of medical specialities and sub-specialities

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TAQA, ENGIE and EWEC close $620m financing for desalination plant

The plant will desalinate seawater using low-carbon intensive reverse osmosis technology to produce water sufficient to meet the demand of up to 210,000 households


Palm Jebel Ali greenlit by Sheikh Mohammed as part of Dubai 2040 Urban Plan

Palm Jebel Ali, in its scope is twice the size of the iconic Palm Jumeirah and is part of the portfolio of projects being developed by Nakheel

Dubai ICD posts record profit

Dubai wealth fund ICD records full year profit of Dhs36.1bn

The wealth fund said its banking and financial services division, the largest contributor in 2022, generated Dhs15.3bn in net profit

EDB finance deals

Make it in the Emirates Forum: EDB unveils Dhs424m in financing deals

The deals come as part of the bank’s mandate to approve Dhs30bn in funding support to companies in the UAE within five key focus sectors

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Corporate Tax: MoF issues 3 new decisions, includes rules for determining taxable income

The new decisions will help determine taxable income in addition to providing tax relief for intra-group transfer of assets or liabilities between members of the same qualifying group

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Make it in the Emirates Forum: New offtake deals worth Dhs10bn announced

Dr Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, announced more than 30 innovative industrial projects valued over Dhs6bn on the first day of the forum


Qatar, Etihad, Emirates named among world’s top 10 airlines

Etihad Airways has won the title for ‘Environmental Airline of the Year 2023’ for the second consecutive year

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CBUAE issues new AML guidance for financial institutions

The central bank’s guidance highlights the risks of dealing with virtual assets and virtual asset service providers and their business models

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COP28: BEEAH, ISWA, Roland Berger to develop first certified global standard for recycling credits

Using blockchain technology, the new standard will authenticate and incentivise recycling activity globally, helping companies receive recycling credits and achieve sustainability targets

‘Make it in the Emirates Forum’ opens in Abu Dhabi

The two-day forum will showcase investment opportunities within the local industrial sector, product development and redirecting procurement towards the national economy

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AD Ports Group, Abu Dhabi Residents Office to support golden visa programme

The partnership will develop a joint strategy to inform relevant parties and employees about the benefits of the golden visa residency programme, as well as the requirements for eligibility

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UAE government launches national housing platform ‘Darak’

The platform aims is to help citizens by managing their housing construction projects and to reduce the burden of costs