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Construction workers on building site

Midday work ban nears

Lawbreaking companies to be slapped with AED15,000 fine for each violation.

May 30, 2013 11:51
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Bikinis aren’t outlawed, but use ‘common sense’

Signs have been posted on public beaches in Ras Al Khaimah advising beachgoers to dress modestly.

April 28, 2013 2:43

Stay-cationing in the Emirates

In this economy, stay-cationing is the budget friendly answer to summer holidays. Kipp looks at six top staycationing spots in the UAE.

June 21, 2012 5:29
Six of the World’s Best Water Parks

Six of the World’s Best Water Parks

As Yas Waterworld in Abu Dhabi prepares to open its gates later on this year, Kipp takes a ride through six of the best water parks from around the world that you must visit…

May 6, 2012 3:35
State Security Detains Activist in RAK

State Security Detains Activist in RAK

State security men on Sunday detained an Islamist activist who had criticised the UAE’s security apparatus, his son said;In March, Dhufairi was detained for "provoking strife" after criticising the state security services on Twitter for interfering in the lives of citizens.

April 29, 2012 2:57
UAE ruling family member held after reform calls

UAE ruling family member held after reform calls

Sheikh Sultan al-Qassimi, a cousin of the ruler of the northern emirate who also heads an Islamist group whose members have been targeted by security authorities, was taken from his house by armed men on Friday night and has since been held at the ruler's palace

April 25, 2012 11:03

DNO Shareholder seeks to block RAK takeover

A disgruntled shareholder group has sought a court injunction to block Norwegian oil company DNO's takeover of Emirates-based RAK Petroleum, a legal manoeuvre analysts said had little chance of success.

December 12, 2011 1:27

DNO shareholders back merger with RAK

Norwegian-Dubai tie-up approved by 76 percent of voting shares; "Strong endorsement", says man who chairs both companies; Deal likely to close in January; DNO shares rise 2.13 percent as Oslo bourse plunges

November 2, 2011 11:57

UAE’s UTICO commissions RAK utility, plans plant

Private utility provider UTICO has commissioned a $128 million water and power plant in Ras al-Khaimah (RAK).

March 30, 2011 4:02

RAK eyes free zone expansion

Projects seek $5 bln global investments to 2020.

July 26, 2010 9:15