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March 2013

Women heavily investing in Dubai properties

Women have been heavily investing in Dubai property over the past year, according to recently released data. The Dubai Land Department (DLD) noted that females spent Dh13.3 billion (£2.39 billion) on real estate over the last 12 months, which accounted…

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Think-tank backs Dubai for World Expo decision

A top think-tank has backed Dubai as the prefered destination for the 2020 World Expo, and has said that the emirate is the most likely host to be announced as the winning bidder when a decision is made later this…

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Dubai International Airport experiences passenger numbers boost

Dubai International Airport is continuing on its path to becoming one of the busiest facilities in the world following the publication of the latest figures. The airport saw passenger traffic top five million people over February which represented an 11.4…

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UAE comes top in Gulf happiness stakes

The UAE has some of the happiest residents of all Gulf regions, a new survey has discovered, thanks to the favourable living conditions and the strong infrastructure that is offered within the country. In recent times, the UAE has been…

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Abu Dhabi takes steps to ‘energy security’

A new solar power project which has been completed in Abu Dhabi has shown how the UAE is taking large steps towards securing long-term efficient energy usage in the area, officials have said. The Shams 1 project was inaugurated in…

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Abu Dhabi to invest billions to boost jobs and economic growth

Plans are in place to secure the financial future of the UAE for many years to come, with the emirati leaders stating that they will invest some Dh30 billion (£5.4 billion) to try to boost jobs and other areas of…

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UAE cities are fifth best at managing infrastructure globally

Cities in the UAE are constantly expanding thanks to their growing in popularity, which sees populations rise and the number of new developments increase year after year. In the last year, properties in Dubai have been being built on a…

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Dubai roads rated among the best in the world

Residents in Dubai properties are experiencing some of the best roads and air networks found anywhere in the world, according to a new report. In recent years, the emirate has had to deal with a swelling population brought about by…

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Dhamani Jewels opens new store in Emirates Towers

High-end luxury firm Dhamani Jewels has opened its first store in the Emirates Towers Hotel after working in tandem with a Dubai property firm to find the ideal location. The company and JK Retail, a division of JK Properties, analysed…

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