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New Dh2 billion ‘mini city’ project in Sharjah to run fully on renewable energy

March 28, 2019 8:48 am0 comments
New Dh2 billion ‘mini city’ project in Sharjah to run fully on renewable energy

Set on 7.2 million square feet, sales of 1,120 villas start Thursday 28/03/2019  Thursday ,  Sharjah:  Sharjah is to build a Dh2 billion “mini-city” occupying 7.2 million square feet and featuring up to 1,120 villas that will be run fully on renewable energy sources. The location for Sharjah Sustainable City — […]

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Intra-Arab payment system eyed in UAE to cut remittance costs, boost investments

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Intra-Arab payment system eyed in UAE to cut remittance costs, boost investments

Arab Monetary Fund is in final stages of completing ARPS project, top official says 28/03/2019  Thursday , Abu Dhabi: A new entity that is being set up by Arab Monetary Fund to facilitate and increase intra-Arab financial and economic transactions as part of Arab Regional Payment System (ARPS) will be […]

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Uber’s acquisition of Careem to have multiplier effect

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Uber’s acquisition of Careem to have multiplier effect

Serial entrepreneur Fadi Ghandour says deal comes as ‘fantastic’ news to ecosystem 28/03/2019 Thursday, Dubai: Uber’s mega deal to acquire local rival Careem for $3.1 billion (Dh11.3 billion) is expected to put the region’s start-up sector under the international spotlight and multiply the number of entrepreneurs in the Middle East. […]

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Parents ask school to publish list of books in advance

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Parents ask school to publish list of books in advance

Parents say they will only know what to buy on day of sale, ‘too close’ to new year 28/03/2019  Thursday , Dubai: A number of parents of a popular school in Dubai said parents have not been informed sufficiently in advance what textbooks to buy for the new academic year, […]

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Flying out of Dubai during spring break, holiday in April? These are busiest days to travel

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Flying out of Dubai during spring break, holiday in April? These are busiest days to travel

Emirates expects more than 200,000 flyers to take off in just two days 28/03/2019, Thursday, Dubai: People flying out of Dubai have been warned that the airport terminals will be more crowded the usual over the next few days when UAE residents are expected to go on vacation during the upcoming […]

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Major road project to open on Saturday

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Major road project to open on Saturday

Access to and from Dubai International City to ease with opening of new roads 28/03/2019  Thursday , Dubai: Access to and from Dubai International City (DIC) will further ease from Saturday, as phase two of the road projects around the neighbourhood opens, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced on […]

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Heavy rains, hail lash Dubai, Abu Dhabi

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Heavy rains, hail lash Dubai, Abu Dhabi

Chance of rain on Thursday, fog or mist on Friday 28/03/2019  Thursday , Dubai: Abu Dhabi and Dubai residents experienced moderate to heavy rain with hail on Wednesday as inclement weather continued to lash the country this week. Hail pounded Arabian Ranches and areas in Jebel Ali on Wednesday afternoon […]

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Boeing ‘very confident’ in changes to 737 Max software

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Boeing ‘very confident’ in changes to 737 Max software

Company says pilots will have to undergo training before flying 737 Max jets again 28/03/2019 Thursday, Dubai: Boeing on Wednesday outlined a series of changes it will be making to the software on its 737 Max aircraft, which has been grounded across the world following two fatal crashes.The American manufacturer […]

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Charged up Arsenal leave with new goals in sight

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Charged up Arsenal leave with new goals in sight

Gunners coach Emery wants to take a two-pronged route to Champions League 28/03/2019  Thursday , Dubai: English Premier League (EPL) side Arsenal left Dubai on Wednesday with the renewed vigour of chasing down their two-pronged goals by the end of the season in May. Having spent five days of warm […]

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Draw no worry for Bin Surour

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Draw no worry for Bin Surour

Eight-time World Cup-winning trainer believes his ward can benefit from outside position 28/03/2019  Thursday , Dubai: Thunder Snow, who set Meydan racecourse alight 12 months ago when storming to victory in the $12 million Dubai World Cup (G1), will have to work harder if he hopes to repeat the feat […]

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