Construction work is progressing on the first phase of a AED 1.3 billion scheme to turn Hatta into a world-class tourist destination. Dubai Municipality is implementing the projects as part of the Hatta Comprehensive Development Plan which was announced last year. Its initial phase is focused on developing Al Sheraa heritage area, building 30 public […]
Dubai International (DXB) has started the second half of the year on a positive note, welcoming more than 8 million travellers in July. That’s a year-on-year increase of nearly 6 per cent, with London, Kuwait, Mumbai and Bangkok accounting for the bulk of passengers. South America was the fastest growing region (59 per cent), followed […]
Investigations are underway to determine the cause of a two-vehicle collision in Umm Al Quwain on Monday. One person has died and three others injured in the accident in Al Labsa area. Rescue teams had to use equipment to remove people who were trapped inside the vehicles. The injured were taken to Sheikh Khalifa General […]
Dubai is set to host the 7th GCC Municipalities and Smart Cities Conference, with fire safety high on the agenda. Executives, decision-makers, mayors and key policy-makers from government organisations will gather for the two-day event starting September 27. The changing role of the municipality will be discussed along with strategies to transform provinces and urban […]
The Emirates Red Crescent will fund the digging of two wells in Hadramaut, Yemen. The project is part of the initiative to provide adequate water for drinking and agriculture in the Ghayl Ba Wazir District, which is currently facing a shortage.