Look at the larger picture. VAT may have curbed household spending, but rents are down and so is the cost of living. It's more affordable to live in the UAE than last year. And we have the numbers to prove it..
Global data service provider Numbeo's Cost of Living Index
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, paid a surprise visit to Global Village in Dubai on Friday.
Sheikh Mohammed toured several pavilions belonging to the village's 75 participating countries, including Kuwaiti, Yemeni, Saudi Arabia, India, Thailand and various African nations.
The Ruler praised its role in
Abu Dhabi: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Wednesday received a delegation from the Federal Transport Authority (FTA), on the occasion of the UAE winning a Category
The UAE's healthcare industry is on an upward growth trajectory, bolstered by a growing number of industry-specific investments from several public and private entities.
With its vision to develop world-class healthcare infrastructure, expertise and services, the UAE government is extensively expanding and upgrading its healthcare systems to match international standards. According to r
The first reactor at Barakah Nuclear Power Plant - the UAE's first nuclear power station - is almost ready, a top official said on Monday.
Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) Director-General Christer Viktorsson said the regulatory body is now reviewing the operating license application made by the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation on behalf of Nawah Energy Company to oper
Over 100 innovation projects will be presented at the Abu Dhabi Corniche as part of activities to mark the UAE Innovation Month in February.
The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (Adek) on Monday unveiled Abu Dhabi's initiatives and activities to mark the UAE Innovation Month, which is intended to promote the culture of creative thinking among young people.
The world's tallest man has met up with the shortest woman at Egypt's pyramids in a bid to boost the country's struggling tourism industry.
Sultan Kosen, a 35-year-old from Turkey, stands 246.5cm (8ft 1in) tall and met with Jyoti Amge from India, who is just 62.8cm (2ft 06in) tall. The pair came together in front of the historic site of Giza Pyramids in Cairo last Friday, striking poses
Dubai: More than 60 per cent of municipal waste you produce will be converted to electricity that will power 120,000 homes in Dubai by 2020.
Dubai Municipality on Monday announced the launch of its long-pending ambitious solid waste-to-energy (WET) project at Warsan
Here is a golden opportunity for UAE residents. The world's largest gold ring has made its way to the Sahara Centre and will be on display there for a whole month.
The 21-carat Najmat Taiba (Star of Taiba) weighs almost 64kg and is studded with 5.1kg of precious stones and diamonds. It also sports 615 Swarovski crystals.
The Najmat Taiba cost its owner only $547,000 to make back
Expo 2020 Dubai is all set to welcome the world to connect minds and create the future, when it opens its doors on 20 October, 2020. This will be the first World Expo to take place in the Middle East, Africa or South Asia and bring a multitude of opportunities fo
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