Whooping 9,000 nominations received by Abu Dhabi Awards

Abu Dhabi AwardsWithin the first 18 days of the four-week nomination campaign, the Abu Dhabi Awards have got a whooping 9,000 nominations across the emirates.

Cityscape Dubai 2008 to have Taameer Jordan Holdings as a participant

Taameer Jordan HoldingsRecently, an announcement was made by Taameer Jordan Holdings (TJH), under which the company informed about its participation in the new edition of Cityscape that is due to commence from 6th October to last till 9th October, at the Emirates of Dubai.

Cityscape Dubai 2008 is one of its kinds event held throughout the world and basically is the largest real estate investment and development event.

Pirate attacks on increase on the high seas

PiratesThe pirate attacks are on increase since the last five years on the high seas of UAE, with latest being a ship which was seized on Thursday off the coast of Somalia.

Urgent cash sought by UAE banks, as credit crunch deepens

UAE CurrencyDue to the increase in credit crisis, there was some serious tightening in the Interest rates in the UAE. Following this, the banks geared up for the possibility of having to rely upon emergency cash from the central bank.

New abras with better safety measures to be launched by RTA

New abras with better safety measures to be launched by RTAWith the aim to enhance the marine transport capacity on Dubai Creek and achieve better levels of security and safety, a new generation of abras is being unveiled by transport chiefs.

Around 700 people stranded due to UAE’s new visa rules

The new UAE Visa regulations have led to trapping of hundreds of people in Oman and Iran since they could not renew their visit visa. Most of them are Filipinos.

There are nearly 700 Filipinos, who are basically trapped in the Buraimi in Oman and Kish Island in Iran. These places are considered to be the well known exit pits for UAE visitors who want to renew their visit visas.

UAE to get the first Nokia Online Music Store in December

By December 2008, UAE will witness the opening of first Nokia Music Store in the Middle East by the worldwide mobile leaders, Nokia.

The new online music store will have a large category of music tracks that will be collected from major regional and international artists, independent labels, and up-and-coming acts.

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