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Dubai consumer prices rise in tandem with housing costs

Dubai consumer price inflation rose at an annualised rate of 4.4 per cent in August. That represents an increase of 0.2 percentage points in comparison to July, when prices rose at an annualised rate of 4.2 per cent. But analysts said that Dubai prices had probably peaked, as the cooling in the emirate’s property market has not yet reached [...]

An in-depth look at the Burj Khalifa: the tallest building in the world

An in-depth look at the Burj Khalifa: the tallest building in the world

No development in engineering better embodies the modern world than the skyscraper. Born out of a messy conflux of aesthetic, economic, and structural needs, skyscrapers are a dominant fixture of every major city in the world. Piercing the heavens, they are a testament to man’s mastery of the fundamental forces of nature and to our ravenous [...]

Smarten up for a smart Dubai

Today, there isn’t a unified definition for the term ‘smart city’. When looking at academic literature you will come across a multitude of definitions. So when creating the strategy to make Dubai a smart city, it was important to choose the definition that worked best and accurately represented the city’s soul — a happy city. Having [...]

Dream of going to USA? Dubai’s ‘Helmi’ programme is for you

Dubai Parks and Resorts has launched its ‘Helmi Programme’, an innovative educational initiative that will offer Emirati talent the opportunity to gain deep expertise in the operations and management of theme parks in Orlando, USA as part of its exciting new plan to hire over 1,000 UAE Nationals. As part of Helmi, Arabic for ‘my [...]