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The number of mobile phone subscriptions in the UAE is on the rise. That’s according to the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), which has revealed that more than 172,000 new subscriptions were registered in the first four months of this year. This means there are now around 20 million active mobile subscriptions in the country. The […]

A 12-lane bridge is taking shape in Dubai, providing a vital link to the upcoming waterfront city, Deira Islands. Developer Nakheel has awarded a AED 447 million contract for the construction of the 600 metre flyover, which starts at Al Khaleej Road. Work on the project is scheduled for completion in the second quarter of […]

Planning a holiday to Philippines? Well, it couldn’t come at a better time. Emirates has just announced special fares to Manila, Clark and Cebu. Starting today until June 24, travellers can book economy seats to Manila for as low as AED 2,315. Tickets to Clark start at AED 2,225, while Cebu starts at AED 2,425. […]

The dancing fountain to be featured on Palm Jumeirah’s The Pointe will cost AED66 million. That’s according to master developer Nakheel, which has appointed Beijing Water Design, a Chinese company, to deliver and operate the fountain. The choreographed attraction will cover a 12,000 square metre of water at the tip of the island. The Pointe, […]

Dubai’s non-oil private sector is looking up. According to Emirates NBD’s latest Dubai Economy Tracker Index, business conditions in the emirate have improved at their fastest pace in more than a year. It found that there’s been an upturn in travel and tourism as well as wholesale and retail. Emirates NBD found that business activity […]


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