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University students contribute to Dubai’s ‘smart city’ initiative

Talented youth at Canadian University of Dubai develop solutions to tackle the emirate’s latest ambition.

December 18, 2013 3:43
Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum

Dubai charity campaign hits target

The ‘dress one million needy children’ campaign, launched in Dubai during the first few days of Ramadan, has successfully reached…

July 22, 2013 5:46
Shiekh Mohd (Prime Minister)

Dubai Group cuts half of its staff

Dubai Group, part of the ruler of Dubai’s personal empire, has cut half its staff of about 30 people as part…

November 27, 2012 8:53
HH Sheikh Mohammed Twitter Following

Federal budget heavy on social spending – UAE

HH Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum, ruler of Dubai, tweeted that he chaired a meeting where the federal budget for 2013 was approved.

October 31, 2012 10:15
business bay bridge dubai

Dubai ruler approves canal extension

After three bleak years when the government and state-linked property developers put projects on hold in the wake of Dubai's property market crash, a string of development plans is now moving ahead.

October 6, 2012 8:41
Jumeirah CEO and President Gerard Lawless

Dubai Holding names Lawless Jumeirah Group CEO and President

Dubai Holding is the personal investment arm of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum and has a portfolio of companies focused on hospitality, real estate, telecommunications, investments and other services

August 14, 2012 3:31
HH Sheikh Mohammed Twitter Following

Middle East leaders adopting ‘Twiplomacy’

How does the presence of Middle Eastern leaders on Social Media affect the image of their governments, keeping in mind that they are not run as Democracies?

August 9, 2012 10:56

Dubai ruler clears 2011 budget with $1 bln gap

The United Arab Emirates member's spending is projected at 33.684 billion dirhams in 2011.

January 12, 2011 2:46