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Dubai celebrates: Crown Prince hoists flag on the top of Burj Khalifa.

Dubai is in celebration mood today as it joins the rest of the United Arab Emirates in celebrating the country’s national day. The event has however also coincided with the selection of Dubai as the city to host the 2020 world … Continue reading

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OxGAPS Forum supports Dubai’s bid to host EXPO 2020.

OxGAPS – The Oxford Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies forum has become a supporter of the bid of Dubai to host EXPO 2020. A decision is expected to be announced in Paris in November. A spokesman for OxGAPS Forum said: … Continue reading

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Dhs 4.7 billion profit for two giant Dubai corporations

source: http://www.khaleejtimes.com DUBAI — Two flagship corporates of Dubai — Emaar Properties and Emirates NBD — recorded a strong surge in profits, accentuating the remarkable rebound of the real estate and banking sectors, the key engines powering the emirate’s economic … Continue reading

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Dubai thinks, big, big and bigger

OxGAPS Dennis Sammut is in Dubai often, and never fails to be amazed by the shameless boldness with which the city takes on ambitious projects which have turned it in five decades from a small village into a dynamic metropolis. In this … Continue reading

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