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Dubai hits lowest level since Jan 2016 on DSI

Saudi loses momentum DUBAI, June 25, (RTRS): Dubai stocks slumped on Monday to its lowest since January 2016, led by losses in contractor Drake & Scull, while Saudi stocks slipped after gains ahead of index compiler MSCI’s move to lift Riyadh to its emerging markets benchmark. Drake & Scull shares …

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Dubai cancels corporate fines to boost business

Govt spending on infrastructure helping economy, but real estate, equity markets slumping DUBAI, May 29, (RTRS): Dubai is exempting companies from administrative fines in a fresh effort to stimulate business, which has been dampened by new taxes and slumping asset markets. A decree by Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid …

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UAE tightens social media

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 6, (AP): The United Arab Emirates says it will now require anyone conducting “commercial activities” through social media to register for a government issued license. The new rules announced Tuesday target so-called “social media influencers,” who parlay their internet fame into advertising products. Officials said …

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‘Salaries of expats in Dubai higher than in Kuwait’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 27: Results of a poll conducted by HSBC Bank revealed that salaries of expatriates in Dubai are higher than their counterparts in Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Singapore, New Zealand, Tokyo and Sydney, reports Al-Qabas daily. In addition, companies in Dubai offer some of the most generous employment …

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‘Kuwait-Dubai flight is most congested route in Mideast’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 11: OAG Company- an air travel intelligence company based in the United Kingdom — revealed that Kuwait-Dubai flight is the most congested route in the Middle East and among the 20 busiest routes in the world, reports Al-Qabas daily. The company calculated the rate of congestion by …

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Futuristic skyline: Dubai dreams of ‘flying taxis’

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Sept 30, (Agencies): With a whirling buzz from 18 rotors, the pilotless helicopter gently lifted off the ground and soared up into the afternoon sky, the spire of the world’s tallest building visible behind it. The recent unmanned flight by the German-made electric Volocopter represents the …

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Blaze at 87-story Torch Tower put out

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Aug 5, (AP): Police in Dubai reopened the streets around one of the world’s tallest residential skyscrapers after firefighters put out a blaze that erupted early Friday in the high-rise, forcing residents to evacuate in the middle of the night and sending chunks of debris plummeting …

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Al-Jarallah, Behbehani congratulate Dubai sheikhs, officials

Duo visit Hamdan bin Rashid, Hasher bin Maktoum, Dhahi Khalfan, Khalaf Al-Habtoor KUWAIT CITY, June 15: The Editorin- Chief of Arab Times and Al-Seyassah newspapers and the Dean of Journalism Ahmad Al-Jarallah, accompanied with his colleague, the Editor-in-Chief of “Al-Khaleej” magazine Ahmad Ismail Behbehani, visited Dubai few days ago to …

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Robocop in Dubai

A robotic policeman which can help identify wanted criminals and collect evidence has joined Dubai’s police force and will patrol busy areas in the city, as part of a government programme aimed at replacing some human crime fighters with machines. If the “Robocop” experiment is successful, Dubai Police says it …

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First Robocop joins Dubai police force

Ready to engage with millions DUBAI, May 23: Dubai Police has welcomed a new member on to its force. He doesn’t need a visa, medical insurance or hours of training, and he is ready to engage with Dubais residents and millions of tourists across the city’s streets. The worlds first …

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