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Expert: 5 Questions a buyer should ask on a viewing

Viewing a property which could potentially turn into a home can be very exciting! In all the excitement buyers can often forget some very important questions to ask their real estate agent. Lewis Allsopp, CEO of Allsopp & Allsopp has put together a list of five questions that a buyer should ask to get the most information on a viewing. 1-Service Charges What Service charges to expect is a question that should be asked when buying a property. Service charges are paid yearly, and it is important to know the exact cost and what this cost will cover. If the...
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Alila Jabal Akhdar Welcomes New Executive Chef Danny Wilkinson

Alila Jabal Akhdar is pleased to announce the appointment of Danny Wilkinson as Executive Chef, who brings 12 years of experience and the best of his culinary ingenuity to the dining experience at the resort.British-born, Danny built the early years of his culinary career in gastropubs and casual restaurants, before moving on to five-star hotels and Michelin-starred establishments, trained by some of the world’s top chefs.From 2011 to 2013, he worked at the 5-star luxury Coworth Park Hotel in Ascot, UK, part of the Dorchester Collection, where he had the opportunity to cook regularly for Queen Elizabeth as well as...
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Ghaya Grand Hotel Wins Gold at the Middle East Hospitality Excellence Awards

Ghaya Grand Hotel: Acclaimed five star hotel, in close proximity to golf courses, tourist attractions and Me’aisem City Centre Mall, has won multiple awards at the prestigious Middle East Hospitality Excellence Awards, for Hospitality professionals in GCC and North Africa. Mr. Olwin Desouza, General Manager; Mr Hany Radwan, Human Resources Director and Mr. Abhishek Wagulde, Food and Beverage Director, attended the awards night at a glittering ceremony held in Dubai on 28th November 2018.The top award received, for the ‘Hotel of the Year’ (Hotel Apartments) category, is testament to the popularity of Ghaya Grand Hotel, with both local and international...

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How green is the desert?

HI-TRAC: The author's shorthand for Happiness Index, Infrastructure, Talent, Regulations, Access and Capital. The six pillars that make UAE a great place for a startup. This week's article is about infrastructure and access. The Food and Agriculture Organization states that the demand for cereals, both for human consumption and animal feed is projected to be three billion tonnes by 2050. In developing countries, the increase in food production will need to more than double (2009 FAO article entitled "Global agriculture towards 2050"). Another set of heat-maps and graphs from the World Resources Institute projects water-stress levels all the way up...
1 week 2 day

How green is the desert?

HI-TRAC: The author's shorthand for Happiness Index, Infrastructure, Talent, Regulations, Access and Capital. The six pillars that make UAE a great place for a startup. This week's article is about infrastructure and access. The Food and Agriculture Organization states that the demand for cereals, both for human consumption and animal feed is projected to be three billion tonnes by 2050. In developing countries, the increase in food production will need to more than double (2009 FAO article entitled "Global agriculture towards 2050"). Another set of heat-maps and graphs from the World Resources Institute projects water-stress levels all the way up...
1 week 3 day

Rahm wins Hero World Challenge

Jon Rahm has won the Hero World Challenge. The 2017 DP World Tour Championship winner finished four shots clear of Tony Finau at the Albany Golf Club in the Bahamas. Meanwhile, 2007 Race to Dubai winner Justin Rose finished five shots back.

1 week 4 day

G20 Summit declaration: multilateral trading system ‘falling short’ and needs fixing

BUENOS AIRES: The G20 Summit of leaders of the world’s most powerful nations ended in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, with a consensus for “fair and sustainable development through an agenda that is people-centred, inclusive and forward-looking.” The official leaders’ declaration stressed their common goals in the future of work, infrastructure for development, a sustainable food future and a gender-mainstreaming strategy. “We have addressed our agenda promoting dialogue and the search for common ground. Building consensus requires the commitment of the society as a whole,” the declaration read. But it stopped short of agreement on the two biggest challenges...
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‘Miscommunication’ over Chinese press conference

After a while, the G20 Summit of world leaders in Buenos Aires just melts into surreality. Residual jetlag, early-morning starts, long days and lots of sensory stimuli send you into a state of hyper-awareness. This must have been how Alice felt in Wonderland. “Never heard of yerba mate? You soon will,” runs the advertising slogan on the stall in the International Media Center (IMC), home to 2,500 journalists for the duration of the G20. “Argentinian yerba mate is one of the next big trends on the horizon, and it’s about to become your next superfood obsession,” said the promotional literature....
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Habtoor Palace Launches Festive Garden

From the 4th until the 21st of December, Habtoor Palace’s enchanting Festive Garden will be open daily from 3pm until midnight, to ensure visitors are able to celebrate the Christmas season in true palatial fashion. Located in the property’s beautiful Versailles Gardens, the space will resemble a winter wonderland, providing fun festivities for all the family. The garden will comprise of dazzling decorations, holiday carols and fun rides for the little ones. Rides include a chu chu train, mini golf, merry go round, gingerbread house maknig and everyone’s favorite – a dedicated Snow Fight zone! Every day, at 6pm sharp,...

Skoda Scala interior showcased, Global debut on December 6

The Skoda Scala hatchback is based on the MQB-A0 platform Gets a digital instrument cluster Gets a free-standing 9.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system Skoda has gone ahead and revealed interior images of its upcoming hatchback, the Scala. Previously, the Czech carmaker had revealed a silhouette of the car and a sketch of its interior. Skoda has previously revealed images of the car covered in camouflage as well. However, this is the first time an actual image, and not a sketch, of the hatchback has been shared by Skoda. The Scala borrows its styling from the Vision RS Concept that was shown...
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Things to do in UAE during long National Day weekend

There's a whole load of activities, dining options and even staycation deals to be enjoyed this UAE National Day weekend. We bring you the best happenings around the country! Colours of a nation Yas Marina Circuit and Yas Island are back for the fourth consecutive year with the one of the biggest National Day celebrations in the region on Sunday. Enjoy free entertainment at the 'Let Your Colours Go' event taking place from 2pm to 9pm, including BMX tricks, balloon installations and an Emirati kitchen. World on the doorstep Global Village has decorations and celebrations that will brighten up the...
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Tesco and VW plan free electric car charging points

Free charging for electric cars will be available for customers at some Tesco stores from next year.Tesco, in partnership with Volkswagen, is planning to install almost 2,500 charging bays at 627 stores by 2020.A standard 7kW charger will be available for free, but drivers will have to pay for a faster service.Customers will be able to leave their cars to charge while doing their shopping, which should give time for a "substantial" free charge, VW said.How long it will take to fully replenish the battery will depend on the type of car. A company called Podpoint will build the charging...