‘Rent now, pay later (RNPL)’ is a program being offered to Dubai residents by a start-up in the UAE. The program, which is scheduled to go live in July this year, would allow residents to pay their annual rent in…Read More
The story of Dubai’s runaway princess Latifa
The New Yorker published an article about the plight of Sheikha Latifa, the daughter of Dubai’s Emir, Sheikh Mohammed. Latifa attempted to flee her father’s grasp in 2018, but her attempt was unsuccessful and she was apprehended off the coast…Read More
A residential building fire in Al Ras has resulted in 16 deaths and nine injuries in Dubai
According to local media, a fire at a residential building in Dubai killed sixteen people and injured nine others. The fire broke out in Al-Ras, one of Dubai’s oldest neighborhoods. It is home to a large number of migrant laborers…Read More
Smart Pedestrian Signals Phase II
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai has begun the second phase of the Smart Pedestrian Signals project extension throughout the emirate, integrating 10 new sites, bringing the total number of Smart Pedestrian Signal locations to 28 by 2024….Read More
A Dubai family wants to provide half a million iftar dinners this Ramadan with 16,000 food packs and 200 helpers.
A vehicle loaded with hot meals, water, fruits, laban, and dates travels to DIP, Sajja, Tecom, and Al Quoz to provide iftar to the residents of these communities. It’s part of a Dubai family’s mission to feed neighbors who can’t…Read More
Pilot Makes History on Burj Al Arab With a “Bullseye Landing”
Luke Czepiela, a Polish aerobatic performer, landed his aircraft in a “world-first” feat on the Burj Al Arab hotel’s 27-meter-wide helipad in Dubai. Czepiela executed the breathtaking performance by piloting an airplane that had been specially built for the act,…Read More
UAE is one of the top 10 nations in the 2023 Global Soft Power Index.
The Global Soft Power Index 2023, issued on Thursday, places the UAE among the top 10 soft power heavyweights in the world for the first time. The UAE is the only Middle Eastern country to make a list. The index…Read More
The LOOP, a 93-Kilometre Long Controlled-Climate Cycling Route in Dubai, Has a New Design, According to URB
The 93-kilometer-long LOOP, a sustainable motorway created by URB, attempts to persuade Dubai inhabitants to choose a healthy form of transportation. The building offers a year-round climate-controlled atmosphere that encourages biking and walking as the primary modes of transit in…Read More
UAE citizens won’t need a visa to fly into the UK starting in 2023.
The United Arab Emirates was added on Monday to the list of nations that can use the UK’s new Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) system, which will end the need for visas for UAE passport holders traveling to the UK beginning…Read More
On New Year’s Eve 2023, sea transit passengers may expect an amazing fireworks display.
For a stunning fireworks display on the eve of the New Year in 2023 (Saturday, December 31), Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched special discounts and premium services for water transit modes (Dubai Ferry, Abra and Water Taxi)….Read More