New Zealand commits to Dubai Expo 2020 participation

New Zealand is the latest country to formally announce its participatiuon in Expo 2020 Dubai. The country shares close ties with the UAE, as well...

Sydney route to join Etihad’s all-A380 operation from the end of...

Etihad Airways will have an ‘all-A380 operation’ for its twice daily flights to Sydney from the end of October to meet rising demand. With the...

Airborne taxis don’t fly with sceptical Dubai commuters

DUBAI // Commuters have kept their feet well and truly on the ground over the latest plan to bring flying taxis to the skies...

ENOC Group’s first solar powered service station debuts in Dubai

ENOC Group opened the first solar-powered service station in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), reiterating its commitment to environmental sustainability and energy efficiency in...

Dubai Expo 2020: 24-hour celebration of New Year’s Eve on December...

Eighty percent of Dubai's Expo 2020 site will be re-developed in a bid to ensure the mega event has a strong legacy in the...

Expo 2020 will alter misconceptions about Dubai, organisers say

DUBAI // Expo 2020 could change preconceptions people may have about Dubai, say event organisers and residents. "We look at the Expo as an opportunity...

Satisfaction rating of self-driving vehicle at Business Bay hits 91%

The Smart Autonomous Vehicle, which had recently been experimented over two months in the Business Bay district by Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) in...

RTA announces service timing during Isra & Mi’raj holiday

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announces changes to the business hours of all its services in Dubai during the Isra & Mi'raj holiday. Service...

Confirming the success of smart LED lighting technology experiment

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is planning to expand the Smart LED Lighting Technology Project after proving successful on the bridges of the...

UberX launches pilot in Dubai, lower prices revealed

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and ride-hailing app Uber on Monday announced the trial of the uberX service that aims to provide passengers...

Join us to build an Expo powered by youth to create...

Expo 2020 Dubai will have a strong presence at the Think Science Fair 2017 later this month (18-20 April), inviting young people in the...

$1bn Reem Mall in Abu Dhabi opening delayed until 2020

The opening date of Abu Dhabi’s $1 billion Reem Mall has been delayed by two years until 2020, according to its developer. Addressing a press...

Al Tayer inspects progress of work in Route 2020 Project

HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the RTA, has inspected work progress of the Route 2020...

Al Jaddaf Marine Station

The new Al Jaddaf Marine Transport Station is now closer to the Creek Metro Station and Dubai Festival City. The Creek Metro Station is a...

UAE weather: Temperatures hit 44° C on Friday

Temperatures on Friday peaked at 44°C according to the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS). Residents can expect reprieve on Saturday however as weather...

Dubai makes licenses mandatory for all drone users

The Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) is clamping down on rogue drones by making it mandatory for all drone operators to apply for a...

Call for stern action against ‘unfair’ UAE school fee hike

Private schools increasing fees without permission must face severe consequences, a Federal National Council member has argued. "Parents in the UAE are carrying huge financial...

Al Tayer inaugurates 5th Innovation Summit and Exhibition

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) inaugurated the 5th Innovation Summit 2017, the largest of...

UAE Weather: Dubai to reach 40C this week

Residents can brace themselves for the rising temperature. The summer is upon us and it is getting hotter in the emirates. The highest temperature recorded...

RTA and TRL sign MoU to enhance Innovation in service delivery

The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) reaffirmed its commitment to keep on conducting different types of researches to upgrade its innovation drive, taking...