Top places for buying, renting property across Dubai revealed in survey

Top places for buying, renting property across Dubai revealed in survey

Dubai Marina topped the rankings for the most searched communities in Dubai among prospective buyers The average price of a studio apartment in Dubai is Dhs959,000, while a one-bedroom apartment will set you back Dhs1.7 million on average, according to new survey. Latest research from UAE property search website propertyfinder.ae revealed the top p...

Can I have my exact change please?

Can I have my exact change please?

Everytime I go to the supermarket and pay by cash, I am not given the exact change. For example I went to a big supermarket yesterday and my bill was Dhs298.85 and I received change from my Dhs500 of ... »

Firms, please stop SMS-essing about with my mobile number

Firms, please stop SMS-essing about with my mobile number

I hate marketing SMSes. I really do. I find nothing more pointless, nay, exasperating, than receiving texts inviting me to take part in some arbitrary sale on handbags or ladies’ fashion. Firstly, bec... »

Get rid of irresponsible owners not all dogs

Get rid of irresponsible owners not all dogs

I would like address the current situation with the Dog Ban in Dubai Marina. If this ban goes through and becomes permanent I fear that it will set a very dangerous precedence for the rest of the citi... »

Dubai industrial rents continue to recover in H1 2014

Dubai industrial rents continue to recover in H1 2014

Enquiries for industrial property in Dubai were significantly stronger in H1 2014 compared to six months earlier, according to a recent Knight Frank report. Dubai industrial rents were up strongly compared to a year earlier. Rental values in seven of the nine districts tracked in the report experienced double-digit growth, with Class 2 buildings in...

Pakistan to play India in six series, UAE likely to host matches

Pakistan to play India in six series, UAE likely to host matches

India and Pakistan to play six series from 2015 to 2023 Pakistan will play six series against India from 2015 to 2023 as part of a deal which will see Pakistan support India-led changes to the International Cricket Council. The Pakistan Cricket Board’s chief operating officer Subhan Ahmed said there will be up to 14 tests, 30 one-day games and 12 T...