Usage of electric vehicles to be surged by education

UAE experts have said that the government must focus on public awareness and education on electric vehicles (EV) usage. Such measures must complement governmental efforts in introducing incentives and investing in infrastructure. Massive investments have been made by the UAE in the import of eco-friendly cars and the replacement of fuel vehicles in government entities’ […]

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The value of UAE education

With an influx of investors, UAE education is currently witnessing a robust growth. At the same time, a rise in employment opportunities is aiding demand burgeons. A report says that, by 2023, the UAE’s private K-12 education market is expected to grow to $7.1 billion. In 2017 the market figures were at $4.4 billion. In […]

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The effect of interest rates hike on UAE consumers

According to UAE experts, some consumers in the country who have outstanding loans tied to prime lending rates might have to pay more on their monthly installments. The amount is set to rise with the latest round of increase to key interest rates. The measure also applies to those with credit card balances and mortgages. […]

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UAE students studying abroad to receive more scholarships

The UAE government has set an objective to enhance the higher education system and provide more education opportunities for Emiratis who study in major international universities. Therefore, the Ministerial Council for Development has discussed a resolution on the Unified National System of Scholarship. Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of […]

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Ekar launched in Abu Dhabi

The Abu Dhabi Department of Transport announced in a statement that Ekar has been authorized to operate in the UAE capital. Ekar is a smartphone-enabled car share service launched recently in the UAE. The statement was published on June 10th. To use the service, customers must first download a smartphone application to locate the closest […]

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More women in the UAE workforce

The labor segment of the wide-ranging UAE Human Development Report highlights an increasing number of working women in the UAE. The report also shows a surge in unemployment rates among UAE citizens and a continuing conundrum of how to make the private sector attractive to nationals. The UAE is the 2nd largest Arab economy after […]

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Second citizenship desired by UAE expats

According to the latest data, over 40% of expats in the UAE have sold the properties they owned in their home countries. This way, the expats are hoping to obtain a second citizenship. A research made by Savory & Partners shows that around 23.7% of applicants sold some of their own properties in order to […]

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Salary hike expected by UAE employees

A website used by UAE job seekers has recently carried out a survey among UAE professionals on salary expectations. The survey results show that professionals across the UAE expect to receive a raise in their salaries in 2018. More than 66% of the survey’s respondents in the UAE think that salaries are either increasing or […]

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Franchise cricket league announced in the UAE

Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) has decided to launch their own new elite international T20 cricket league. The decision was reached as the board is trying to cash in on the Twenty20 fervor. The official presentation of the tournament is set to take place later this month and will be held under the auspices of the […]

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