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Dubai among world's top 15 financial centres

Backed by its strong infrastructure, banking and financial services, Dubai has retained its top ranking in the region in the list of the world's top financial centres and improved its global ranking by four places.According to the Global Financial Centre Index released on Wednesday, Dubai was ranked 15th worldwide, higher than Paris, Geneva, Los Angeles, Luxembourg and Vienna, among others.The improvement in Dubai's rating was backed by its strong infrastructure where it was ranked eighth worldwide, ahead of San Francisco, Toronto, Frankfurt, Zurich and Paris. Similarly, the emirate was rated ninth in human capital and financial sector development, surpassing most...


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2 hour 25 minute

Dubai Shopping Festival extends closing date by a week

There will be more reasons to celebrate this year as Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai Tourism, has announced that this year's Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) will be extended by an extra week, now running from December 26, 2018 until February 2, 2019. Back for the 24th edition, this year's shopping extravaganza will be the longest in its successful history, bringing shoppers even more exciting events, promotions and opportunities to enjoy rewarding shopping experiences across the city. Bargain-hunters will enjoy additional retail sales, deals and discounts from a diverse range of top global brands, along with...
2 hour 26 minute

Dubai airport officials arrest fugitive, discover drugs in his gut

A fugitive who was caught at Dubai airport trying to smuggle drugs in his abdomen, has been sentenced to ten years in prison. He will be deportated after serving his sentence and pay a Dh50,000 fine. Public prosecution records show that the 32-year-old Pakistani man arrived at Dubai International Airport on July 15. He was apprehended by police officers and referred for questioning. An airport customs inspector told the investigating prosecutor that the defendant was subjected to an X-ray test which detected capsules in his gut. The accused was then taken to the hospital where he evicted the drug-filled capsules....
2 hour 28 minute

Style file with Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna

Twenty years can seem like a lifetime for some and for others it could pass by in the blink of an eye. For a fashion designer, who has to cater to overnight fads and seasonal inspirations, twenty years can go by in a whizz. But then again any designer who has lasted 20 years, in the highly competitive fashion scene in India, needs to be lauded, especially when they are master couturiers like Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna. While trends can be a distraction for some from their core design ethos, the duo are very clear about their focus. "Stick...

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Laugh out loud with Rakesh Bedi

Veteran Bollywood comedian Rakesh Bedi may sound as humorous in real life as he does on screen. But that does not mean that he does not take a serious stand on issues that are close to his heart. Take for instance his views on the television industry. "TV is nothing like it was back in the day. I fondly remember the days of Doordarshan, when content was made from the heart. Writers, directors and actors were very passionate and would put their hearts and souls into their shows. Pure talent was manifested on screen. Whereas today, it's all about TRP...
3 hour 20 minute

ADX celebrates 18th anniversary, highlights most notable achievements

ABU DHABI, 20th November, 2018 (WAM) -- The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, ADX, the region's leading financial market, celebrated its 18th anniversary today and highlighted the market’s most notable and pioneering achievements at the local, regional and international levels since its inception which contributed to supporting the national economy and in attracting investments to the UAE. The ADX continues to develop its operations, launch strategic initiatives and provide innovative products and services based on global best practices in disclosure, transparency and corporate governance. This is in line with the ADX’s endeavour and commitment to contribute towards the sustainable economic development...
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Abu Dhabi International opens multi-faith prayer room

ABU DHABI, 20th November, 2018 (WAM) -- Abu Dhabi Airports inaugurated the multi-faith prayer room in Terminal 3 at Abu Dhabi International Airport, AUH. The move reflects Abu Dhabi Airports’ commitment to embed the UAE’s values of respect, acceptance and diversity. The prayer room is located adjacent to the bus gates at Terminal 3, which has an annual capacity of 12 million passengers. According to a press statement, the launch of the multi-faith prayer room comes as the result of Abu Dhabi Airports’ primary focus on customers and commitment to providing excellent services. It also reflects the values of the...