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UAE world’s top water consumer

UAE people have emerged as the world’s largest water consumers, with the average per capita consumption standing at 364 litres per day, nearly 82 per cent above the global average individual demand, a UAE official has said.

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UAE mobile phone users down in July

The number of mobile phone users in the UAE shrank by more than 59,000 in July and most of the decline was in pre-paid GSM subscribers, according to the country’s telecommunications regulators.

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Ibrahim Belselah heads Arabtec

Dubai-based construction major Arabtec Holding has appointed Ibrahim Belselah as its chairman, the company said in a statement.

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DEWA’s first green building to be ready by next year

Dubai utility’s first building to be constructed in compliance with the highest standards of sustainability will be completed by April next year, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer said.

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Mashreq unveils Majestic services; more by year-end

Mashreq Majestic is just a beginning and there is a lot more to offer retail banking customers, Mashreq Head of Retail Banking Farhad Irani said.

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UAE MoF unveils plan to boost Emiratisation

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) on Tuesday announced its Human Resources Management plan, which sets in place clear and specific programmes and initiatives to raise Emiratisation rates in all job capacities and levels at the ministry.

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UAE consumers more mature: Splash chief

Customers in the UAE are more mature and are spoilt for choices, the top official of fashion retailer Iconic revealed.

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Rent disputes in Fujairah come down

The number of rent disputes in Fujairah came down in the first six months of the year due to the actions taken by the government.

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Rent disputes in Fujairah come down

The number of rent disputes in Fujairah came down in the first six months of the year due to the actions taken by the government.

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New GMC Medical & Dental Specialty Centre in Sharjah

A new GMC Medical & Dental Specialty Centre was inaugurated near the National Paints roundabout in Sharjah on September 17.

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Are we less tolerant now than we used to be?

Welcome to the latest edition of Readerspeak with a new topic for discussion to which our website readers, print loyalists and our Facebook community can contribute.

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Nakheel seeks to put restructuring behind

The chairman of real estate developer Nakheel said he “can now sleep at night” following the completion of the company’s Dh59 billion debt restructuring.

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iPhone app to clean Abu Dhabi

A new iPhone and iPad app aimed at keeping Abu Dhabi clean has been launched.

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Tougher checks proposed on Haj service providers

The Ministry of Economy in UAE is looking at different ways of reducing the financial strain on people undertaking Haj pilgrimages.

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Second phase of Dubai Metro station naming rights opens

Throwing open branding opportunities to companies, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched the second phase of its Dubai Metro naming rights project.

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