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Hyperloop Your Way Around

With Hyperloop One, the UAE is one step closer to being the world’s first location for a new form of high speed transport. Take a look: Social Streams

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UAE Announces “Historic Agreement” with Hyperloop Technology

By Arfa Shahid/Abdullah Ahmed DUBAI – Nov 8 – Dubai is set to significantly reduce traffic congestion in the emirate via Hyperloop One technology. The country’s Road and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed a “historic agreement” with Hyperloop One, a mobility company, and the two parties have agreed to jointly explore routes for a transport

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Rookie Iffland Lands Title in First Ever Night Event in Dubai

Dream finish for Australian wildcard as America’s Jones grabs maiden men’s win at the season final of the 2016 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in the UAE Wildcard Rhiannan Iffland provided the perfect ending to a dream debut season with her fifth success in seven competitions, wrapping up the Red Bull Cliff Diving Women’s

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UAE Cabinet Approves Five-Year Dh248 Billion Federal Budget

Abu Dhabi: The UAE Cabinet on Sunday approved Dh248 billion for the five-year draft federal budget for 2017-2021, with Dh48.7 billion earmarked for 2017, local media reported. The Cabinet meeting was chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The meeting included

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Minority Report: The Tech Life

Advanced wearable devices make exchanging information easier By Leila Hatoum  Walking around Dubai’s GITEX exhibition this year, nothing from the wide array of “tech” products on display caught my attention, or enticed me enough to stop and ask questions. The event itself is the largest technology exchange and marketplace for Middle East and Africa, with

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Humans of Dubai

An Indian high school student in Dubai, plans to start NGOs to help others in the future By Maria Hussain It’s a warm summer evening, and a vibrant, cheerful girl sits on her favorite spot at her residence. Dressed in a maroon top and jeans, she elegantly uses her fingers to comb through her hair

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Education: Is It Just A Business?

Parents in the UAE believe many schools have turned education into a business, especially in light of steep tuition fees. By Majdoline Hatoum In a bustling emirate that has unquestionably turned into the Middle East’s main business hub over the past two decades, a growing number of private investors are tapping into Dubai’s education sector—a move

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Dubai says Starts Building World’s Tallest Tower

DUBAI, Oct 11 – Dubai said on Monday it had started building what would be the world’s tallest tower, another record for the city that is already home to the highest skyscraper – the Burj Khalifa. The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour – a joint venture between Emaar Properties and DubaiHolding, the investment vehicle of

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Uber Faces Pressure in Dubai as Regulator Signs Deal With Rival

By Tom Arnold and Stanley Carvalho DUBAI/ABU DHABI, Oct 5 – Ride-hailing service Uber is under pressure in Dubai, one of the Middle East’s major markets, after the emirate’s transport regulator signed an agreement with local rival Careem and warned other such firms that they must do the same. Under the deal between Careem and

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