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Layla is a dynamic blogger with a passion for sharing captivating stories, insightful analysis, and thought-provoking content. Layla has 3 years of experience of writing blog for the latest news, trends, and inspiration that will keep you informed and engaged.

Introduction of a New Economic Model for Dubai’s Growth Abu Dhabi: Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, First Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Finance, announced the approval of a new Foreign Direct Investment Development Programme. This initiative aims to attract Dh650 billion in investments to Dubai by 2033 by earmarking Dh25 billion over the next 10 years. Under the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and the guidance of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, the Executive Council has approved the Foreign Direct Investment Development Programme, which aims to…

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Expats Flocking to Dubai Without Jobs in Hand Dubai continues to be a beacon of opportunity for expatriates seeking better career prospects and an enhanced lifestyle. According to a recent study by recruitment firm Robert Half, nearly half (49%) of UAE employers report that many expatriates are arriving in the UAE without securing a job beforehand. This trend highlights the confidence and optimism many have in Dubai’s job market, despite the inherent risks of relocating without employment. The New Job Exploration Visa In October 2022, the UAE government introduced a job exploration visa among other entry permits, designed to facilitate…

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Iranians recently went to the polls on June 28 2024 Iran elects new president after the death of Ebrahim Raisi in a helicopter crash. The Iran Presidential election offered a choice among four candidates, all loyal to the supreme leader, during a time of increasing public frustration. Polling stations closed around midnight local time, after several extensions to accommodate voters. Iranian officials had been pushing for high voter turnout. Reading Suggestion: Joe Biden’s Campaign Faces Tough Questions After Debate Iran Presidential Election Heads to a Runoff Iran is set for a runoff election in a week’s time on July 05,…

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President Joe Biden’s campaign has firmly stated he won’t drop out of the 2024 race, despite concerns within the Democratic Party following a poor debate performance against former President Donald Trump. Former US President Donald Trump, 78, launched exaggerated attacks at President Joe Biden, 81, who appeared to lose his train of thought during the debate at CNN headquarters in Atlanta. Biden’s Honest Acknowledgment In a speech in North Carolina, Biden admitted, “I know I’m not a young man. I don’t walk or talk as smoothly as I used to. I don’t debate as well as I used to, but…

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Have you noticed that Chrome added 5 new features for phones and tables? Now browsing the web on your phone or tablet should be as smooth and efficient as on your computer. Google Chrome understands this and is rolling out 5 exciting updates to its Android and iOS apps to make your mobile search experience even better. 1. Chrome Actions for Quick Local Engagement Searching for local businesses is now faster with new Chrome Actions. When you look up a restaurant, you’ll see shortcut buttons right in your search results. These buttons let you quickly call the restaurant, get directions,…

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Skytrax Awards for the 2024 announced Qatar Airways world best airline. For 25 years the Skytrax Awards have been like the Oscars for airlines, honoring the best in the industry. This year, the competition was fierce, and Qatar Airways came out on top, just beating last year’s winner, Singapore Airlines. This win is another big achievement for Qatar Airways, which has won many Skytrax Awards before. The Skytrax rankings are based on surveys from over 21 million customers in 100 countries. This year’s race was so close that they had to double-check the results. In the end, Qatar Airways was…

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Who doesn’t love the Dubai Metro? It zips you through the city in no time for just a few dirhams. Work Inside a Dubai Metro Station: Now, there’s an exciting new feature at one Dubai Metro station: you can set up your office right inside it. The BurJuman Metro Station has introduced a new co-working space, WO-RK, courtesy of the RTA. If you like reading this: Dubai Intelligent Traffic Systems Will Redefine City Travel This is the first Dubai Metro station to offer such a facility, allowing you to conduct meetings, make calls, and complete reports without even boarding the…

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The best schools in Sharjah boasts a rich tapestry of public, private, and international schools. With a diverse array of curricula, these schools cater to a multicultural student body, ensuring quality education and holistic development. Let’s explore what makes the best schools in Sharjah stand out and why they might be the perfect fit for your child. Public vs. Private Schools Public schools in Sharjah follow the UAE curriculum, are government-funded, and primarily serve local children. In contrast, private schools offer a variety of curricula, including Indian, British, International Baccalaureate (IB), and American. These institutions charge tuition fees and provide…

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Dubai Roads and Transport Authority is making significant strides in modernizing the emirate’s traffic management with the launch of Phase II of its Intelligent Traffic Systems (ITS) Improvement and Expansion Project. This ambitious phase aims to increase the coverage of Dubai’s main road network from the current 60% to a full 100% by 2026, extending the ITS coverage from 480 km to 710 km. Enhancing Traffic Connectivity and Surveillance The initial phase of the ITS project saw the installation of 116 new traffic surveillance cameras, bringing the total number to 311. Additionally, 100 incident monitoring and vehicle counting devices were…

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Thanks to recent changes top ten countries now welcome UAE residents with a free visa on arrival, eliminating the complexities of pre-entry visa applications. This development makes spontaneous travel more accessible and hassle-free. Here’s a closer look at these destinations: 1. Malaysia Malaysia, with its diverse rainforests and bustling cityscapes, allows UAE residents to visit for up to 90 days without an eVisa. Required documents include the original passport, return ticket, and proof of residence reservation. Reading Suggestion: UAE Cuts Residency Visa and Work Permit Processing Time from 1 Month to 5 Days 2. Armenia Armenia welcomes UAE nationals with…

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