Dubai rent set to drop, according to property firm

Dubai rent set to drop, according to property firm

Residents looking at outlying areas such as Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC) will see lower rental prices, predicts Jones Lang LaSalle Dubai suburbs that are still developing and are off the Metro line are expected to see rental drops of up to 10 per cent this year, a property firm has predicted. Prospective tenants looking at outlying areas such as J...

The Pinoy Fiesta concert in Dubai was a big disappointment

The Pinoy Fiesta concert in Dubai was a big disappointment

I just would like to bring to your attention the disappointment we’ve experienced regarding The Pinoy Fiesta Concert in Dubai on Friday. We hope that this letter would reach the producers’ attention. ... »

Taking a stand: Please stop blocking the Dubai Metro doors

Taking a stand: Please stop blocking the Dubai Metro doors

I am a commuter on Dubai Metro. When I am travelling I so often see some passengers make obstacles for other passengers by standing at the doors even though there is enough space inside. I request all... »

There are more important things to worry about than shopping

There are more important things to worry about than shopping

‘Do the maths and decide whether you are comfortable paying that amount of money.’ Mimodxb (‘Shopper gets shirty over high cost of clothing…’, Jan 28) has real problems, eh? While others worry about g... »

Children showcase inventions to improve communities in Dubai

Children showcase inventions to improve communities in Dubai

Quddus Pativada created a new smartphone game called ‘The Biebernator’ Children as young as 10 have displayed inventions that show how a community can be improved. The Maker Day Dubai event yesterday involved students from 22 different schools, who showcased innovations such as video games and household items turned into robots. The exhibition was ...

VIDEO: Rory McIlroy’s Skype chat with Volvo Ocean Race skipper Ian Walker of ADOR

VIDEO: Rory McIlroy’s Skype chat with Volvo Ocean Race skipper Ian Walker of ADOR

  Surf met turf when the world’s top-ranked golfer, Rory McIlroy, swapped tales and compared lifestyles with Volvo Ocean Race skipper Ian Walker of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (ADOR) nearly 3,000 miles away via satellite link. McIlroy had just finished his third-round 71 in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship at Abu Dhabi GC on Saturday to lie eight sh...