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  • UAE consumers shortchanged by credit shield cover

       May 14, 2018     
    When Ema Linaker signed up for a new credit card in 2014, she was encouraged by the bank’s salesman to take out credit shield – a type of insurance that protects cardholders against an unforeseen event. As someone who spends up to Dh50,000 on her card each month, she felt having the insurance would protect her outstanding balance in the event anything went wrong. &ld
  • UAE social media influencer law: two licences costing Dh30,000 now needed

       May 12, 2018     
    UAE influencers who make money promoting brands will need two licenses under new regulations – leading some to question whether it will be financially worthwhile. Plans to professionalise and regulate the industry were announced in March by the National Me
  • RTA launches Dubai’s first 24/7 Smart Customers Service Centre

       May 12, 2018     
    Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, has launched the Smart Customers Service Centre that operates 24/7, the first of its type across Dubai Government. The opening of
  • Investments worth billions of dollars to help Dubai airports fly past peers

       May 8, 2018     
    Airports across the globe would be struggling due to capacity constraints in the coming years except those in Dubai, Mideast and China, said a top official of Dubai Airports. "There are some storm clouds on the horizon. Today, 10 million passengers step on board aircraft every day and if the projections prove right, around 21 million people will be stepping on planes every day by 2034,"
  • 43 girl students win Sheikha Fatima Excellence Award, scholarships

       May 8, 2018     
    As many as 43 exceptional female students were given the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Award for Excellence and received a year's scholarship. The awards were launched by Gems Education in 2005 and
  • UAE most connected country in the region

       May 7, 2018     
    The UAE has been rated first in the Middle East and North Africa and 23rd worldwide in the Global Connectivity Index (GCI) 2018 released by Huawei. Despite slipping 1 place in the ranking, the report noted that the broadband market in the UAE is one of the most advanced both regionally and globally. Comparing last year's score, fixed broadband affordability continues to increase by 1 po
  • Sheikh Mohammed announces up to Dh50,000 salary bonus in Dubai

       May 6, 2018     
    In conjunction with The President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan's decision, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has also announced a salary bonus for all government employees in Dubai. Beneficiaries will receive up to a maximum amount of Dh50,000 and a minimum of Dh5,000 to be
  • Dubai Students' Smart Parking app wins Company of the Year Award

       May 5, 2018     
    Ten student company teams from Emirati schools were shortlisted to take part in an entrepreneurial competition organised by Injaz UAE, one of the world's largest non-profit business education
  • Dubai-Kuwait ranked among 'World's 20 busiest routes'

       May 5, 2018     
    The Dubai-Kuwait route has been ranked 9th among the 'World's 20 Busiest Routes', according to a study by air travel intelligence firm OAG Aviation. The results were based on frequency in the 12 months between March 2017 and February 2018 with 15,332 flights and more than 2.7 million passengers carried. It is the busiest route in the entire Middle East and Africa region. Emirate
  • Dubai powering UAE's growth

       May 3, 2018     
    The UAE non-oil economy is set for a strong rebound with a projected growth of 2.8 per cent in 2018 and 3.3 per cent in 2019 after a slowdown to 1.9 per cent last year, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday. Jihad Azour, director of the IMF's Middle East and Central Asia Department, said Dubai would be a key driver of the resilience with its no

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