RTA teams with Ansari Exchange in collecting proceeds of e-wallet

The e-wallet is a service launched by the RTA last year offering businesses and entities a safe and smooth payment means for processing their transactions with the Licensing Agency, namely vehicle ownership renewal service, and the payment of traffic fines.

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A 1·5 km extension of Istanbul metro line M2 from Darüssafaka to Haciosman opened on May 23, taking the line length to 18 km. The southern extension of M2 from Sishane to Yenikapi over the new Golden Horn Bridge is expected to open in 2014.

How is Careem worth $1.2bn?

According to Crunchbase data, Careem has now received $571.7m of funding in six rounds from 19 investors. This includes $150m led by Saudi Prince Alwaleed...

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The opening of the Dubai Metro in September has revolutionised Dubai's transport network.

Dubai Metro passes one million passenger mark

More than one million passengers have ridden on the Dubai Metro since it’s launch earlier this month, official figure show.

Saudi Crown Prince gets royal welcome in Britain

LONDON — Britain and Saudi Arabia set out an ambition to build £65 billion ($90.29 billion) of trade and investment ties in coming years, London...

Zayed shops for a Ferrari in Dubai

There’s no better way to bond with your son than to take him Ferrari shopping. Or so proclaims actor-producer Zayed Khan.

Bollywood stars Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan in Dubai for New Year

Dubai is turning out to be the destination of choice for stars across the world to celebrate the New Year. We can reveal that Bollywood superstars Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan will both be in Dubai to bring in 2012, and they're bringing a host of their celeb friends along for the party.


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Dubai fruit and vegetable shop on wheels

A mobile fruit and vegetable shop is all set to hit Dubai roads. UAE-based company Allfreshco willl roll out the ‘fresh2door’ mobile shop this month, offering buyers a choice of 80-90 varieties of fruit and veggies.

RTA will open 'some' Red Line stations in Q4

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Dubai To Build World's Largest Lagoon For $7 Billion

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