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The business of law finally gets ready for tech-led change

November 16, 2018 8:14 am0 comments

Lawyers have some adapting to do and not keep relying on outdated processes 16-11-2018,Friday,When it comes to change, the legal profession has not normally been found at the front of the queue. One obvious reason is the fact that the practice of law is heavily focused on precedent, when court […]

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Aldar plans for new markets, property types

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Dubai is one priority and expanding into warehousing, logistics in Abu Dhabi 16-11-2018,Friday,Dubai: Abu Dhabi’s Aldar Properties is considering new territories — Dubai and Saudi Arabia — as well as the new categories of industrial and logistics assets to widen its revenue sources. Dubai would be an obvious move given […]

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VW builds Europe’s biggest E-car factory to halt Tesla’s march

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World’s biggest carmaker plans to produce some 50 battery-powered models 16-11-2018,Friday,Frankfurt: Volkswagen AG will invest 1.2 billion euros ($1.4 billion) to revamp a plant in eastern Germany into Europe’s largest electric-car factory, giving chase to Tesla Inc.’s move into affordable zero-emission vehicles. “We will lead e-mobility out of the niche […]

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UAE ready for Bolivia friendly in Dubai

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Preparations for Asian Cup continue under Zaccheroni 16-11-2018,Friday,Abu Dhabi: UAE national team will be taking on Bolivia in international friendly today at the Maktoum Bin Rashid Stadium in Dubai as a part of their preparations for the 2019 Asian Cup UAE. The action starts at 6.25pm. The UAE, the Asian […]

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Dubai student, 17, dies of flu-related complications

November 15, 2018 9:01 am0 comments
Dubai student, 17, dies of flu-related complications

Grade 12 student’s death follows the death of another student in a Dubai school recently 15-11-2018, Thursday-Dubai: A 17-year-old student of a Dubai school died after flu-related complications at a hospital on Tuesday night, school sources told .The girl, Aliya Niyaz Ali, was a Grade 12 student of Indian High […]

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UAE supports early UN talks on Yemen

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Tomorrow’s security council meeting is a window of opportunity, Gargash says 15-11-2018, Thursday-Abu Dhabi: The UAE said it supports a UN plan for peace talks to be held in Sweden by the year’s end. “We welcome early convening of UN-led talks in Sweden,” the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, […]

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Revenues hold up, profit takes a dent at Damac

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Revenues hold up, profit takes a dent at Damac

Developer focuses on cutting debt and ramping up handovers, rules out risky payment plans 15-11-2018, Thursday-Dubai: Damac Properties recorded a marginal dip in revenues for the first nine months to Dh5.2 billion — from Dh5.8 billion — while net profit took a dent from Dh2.3 billion to Dh1.1 billion. Booked […]

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10,000 retailers for tourist VAT refund scheme by early 2019

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10,000 retailers for tourist VAT refund scheme by early 2019

The scheme will launch on Sunday with 4,500 participating stores 15-11-2018,Thursday-Dubai: From November 18, tourists will be able to begin claiming refunds on the tax they pay in over 4,500 retail stores throughout the country, the Federal Tax Authority (FTA) said Wednesday. Planet, the private tax company selected to operate […]

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South African great, who will be coach of Rajput team, talks about his craft

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South African great, who will be coach of Rajput team, talks about his craft

The minister was talking as oil markets fell again on Wednesday 15-11-2018, Thursday-Abu Dhabi: The UAE energy minister said on Wednesday Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) and its allies will need to reduce oil production next year to prevent a build up in supply and there is consensus […]

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There’s a method in the madness to hit in T10 League, Gibbs says

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There’s a method in the madness to hit in T10 League, Gibbs says

South African great, who will be coach of Rajput team, talks about his craft 15-11-2018, Thursday-Dubai: Rajputs, the new team in the oncoming T10 League, has South African great Herschelle Gibbs as their coach. Gibbs’ reputation as an aggressive batsman would have been apt for this format — but he […]

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