Dubai Scot jailed for three months for public indecency

Businessman Jamie Harron was arrested after touching a man's hip in a Dubai bar.

22 Oct 2017 04:20

British businessman detained for ‘Twitter abuse' in Dubai

An ex-football club executive accused of social media crimes in Dubai will have to spend Christmas in prison, after his case was adjourned until January. Ex-Leeds United managing director David Haigh pleaded not guilty to cyber slander at a Dubai hearing ...

25 Dec 2015 11:18

Health and Fitness: XYoga Dubai in February will be a celebration of body and mind

Dubai is set to host the city’s largest all-inclusive yoga initiative – XYoga Dubai, a year-round multi-event celebration set to kick off across the city in 2016. With the growing popularity of outdoor activities in the emirate, XYoga Dubai is designed ...

25 Dec 2015 11:18

Dubai theme park firm says on track to hire 1,000 Emiratis

Dubai Parks and Resorts, the developer of the region's largest integrated theme park resort, is on target to hire more than 1,000 UAE nationals by October 2016, it said on Wednesday. The company said in a statement that it has completed the hiring process ...

25 Dec 2015 11:18

Dubai is Roger Federer's ideal second home as more stars set up camp in UAE

Roger Federer believes his choice to use Dubai as a second base many years ago has helped him stay “sane” and mentally fresh amid the gruelling travel schedule of the increasingly hectic ATP Tour. The Swiss legend purchased an apartment in Dubai a ...

25 Dec 2015 11:18

15 things to do in Dubai over the long weekend

Tonight is your last chance to shop at the night market in the Rimal area of JBR – a perfect opportunity to pick up some quirky last-minute Christmas gifts. Rimal Sector, Jumeirah Beach Residence. Last night tonight, 6pm to 10pm. Get ready to shout ...

25 Dec 2015 11:18

The new law that will help Dubai to keep on building

Low oil prices may have been the catalyst for the promulgation of the public-private partnership (PPP) law in Dubai but the legislation’s implementation is likely to hit snags even as the emirate seeks private sector partners and their ethos for some big ...

25 Dec 2015 11:18

The new law that will help Dubai to keep on building - The National

The NationalThe new law that will help Dubai to keep on buildingThe NationalLow oil prices may have been the catalyst for the promulgation of the public-private partnership (PPP) law in Dubai but the legislation's implementation is likely to hit snags even as the emirate seeks private sector partners and their ethos for some ...and more »

25 Dec 2015 11:18

Expo 2020 Dubai to appoint global thought leaders as ambassadors - gulfnews.com

ArabianBusiness.comExpo 2020 Dubai to appoint global thought leaders as ambassadorsgulfnews.comDubai: The Higher Committee of Expo 2020 Dubai on Thursday announced an Expo Ambassadorship Programme, which will include a series of global thought leaders and inspirers for the upcoming World Expo. Following the ratification of the UAE as the ...Dubai Expo 2020 set to appoint high profile ambassadors ArabianBusiness.comExpo 2020 Dubai to appoint global thought leaders Emirates 24|7Expo 2020 Dubai to appoint ambassadors for event Gulf Digital News Live Trading Newsall 10 news articles »

25 Dec 2015 11:18

Different nationalities celebrate Christmas in Dubai

Some live in Dubai, some are visiting, Khaleej Times finds out what are their plans during the festive season of Christmas and New Year. With the city already soaked in a festive mood on Christmas and with New Year around the corner, Khaleej Times captures ...

25 Dec 2015 11:18

Dubai hotels suffer holiday slowdown - The National

The NationalDubai hotels suffer holiday slowdownThe NationalA variety of global factors are likely to result in a softening of the market, with occupancy set to fall under 80 per cent in Dubai, according to analysts. The economies of the Arabian Gulf states, traditionally a strong market for the holiday season ...

25 Dec 2015 11:18

Dubai's movie-based theme parks to generate $5bn by 2020

Theme parks in Dubai will help in generating $5 billion (Dh18.35 billion) in revenues by 2020, according to a report. "These theme parks based on movies will also bring in a huge number of tourists to Dubai. Ongoing construction of amusement attractions ...

25 Dec 2015 11:18

Different nationalities celebrate Christmas in Dubai - Khaleej Times

Khaleej TimesDifferent nationalities celebrate Christmas in DubaiKhaleej TimesJust out of college, Martina Iannilli, is visiting Dubai from Rome with her mother Antonella Rossi. They're in Dubai for a vacation, to spend Christmas, and to possibly find a job for a few months in the hospitality sector, so to experience the good ...

25 Dec 2015 11:18

Will you pay Dh2,000 for New Year dinner in Dubai? - Khaleej Times

Khaleej TimesWill you pay Dh2,000 for New Year dinner in Dubai?Khaleej TimesNew Year will become dearer for diners wishing to enjoy their delicacies while watching the fireworks from the iconic Burj Khalifa. Eateries circling Dubai Fountain at the foot of the world's tallest manmade structure are charging Dh1,200 to Dh2,000 ...

25 Dec 2015 11:18

'Everyone living in Dubai has taught me something or other' - Khaleej Times

Khaleej Times'Everyone living in Dubai has taught me something or other'Khaleej TimesTaking the bold call of moving to Dubai in early 2015 gave my career a new mould (my five years of acting and modelling experience in India gave me a boost to work with international directors and actors). This city of gold has given much more than I ...

25 Dec 2015 11:18

Roger Federer Believes Choosing Dubai As A Second Training Base Has Helped Him

Roger Federer has used Dubai as a second training base for so many years and the 17 time Grand Slam winner believes operating out of the Middle East has helped him deal with the hectic schedule of the ATP. “For me it worked very well in terms of ...

25 Dec 2015 11:18

Dubai property: is 2016 the year to invest Dh1m in the rental market?

To get straight to the point, 2016 will be a great time to invest in Dubai’s property market, but the real question should be when to take the plunge. Property sales values and transactions have declined over the past 18 months since the government ...

25 Dec 2015 11:18

Dubai's movie-based theme parks to generate $5bn by 2020 - Emirates 24|7

Emirates 24|7Dubai's movie-based theme parks to generate $5bn by 2020Emirates 24|7"These theme parks based on movies will also bring in a huge number of tourists to Dubai. Ongoing construction of amusement attractions are in line with Dubai's vision to transform to an ultimate family tourism destination," said Abdul Rahman Falaknaz, ...

25 Dec 2015 11:18

Dubai property: is 2016 the year to invest Dh1m in the rental market? - The National

The NationalDubai property: is 2016 the year to invest Dh1m in the rental market?The NationalDubai's rental yields are averaging just over 7 per cent – extremely attractive when compared with cities such as Hong Kong at around 2 to 3 per cent and London at 3 to 4 per cent. In some parts of Dubai, the yield can be as high as 10 per cent net ...

25 Dec 2015 11:18

World's largest black diamond on display in Dubai - Emirates 24|7

Emirates 24|7World's largest black diamond on display in DubaiEmirates 24|7The French luxury diamond brand, Korloff Paris, has flown in one of the world's largest known black diamonds, Korloff Knoir Diamond, believed to have originated in Russia and eventually owned by several generations of a Russian noble family, Korlof ...

25 Dec 2015 11:18