Monthly Archives: December 2014

So This Is Christmas

With the aim of synchronising and integrating all the emirate’s different public services, HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has established the Dubai Open Data Committee. RTA’s Abdulla Al Madani will chair the agency which will include high-powered … Continue reading

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Another Brick In The Wall

This week, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum launched the Dubai Plan 2021 – a detailed roadmap outlining the emirate’s development over the next seven years. The six themes on the strategic agenda include: ·        a city of happy, creative … Continue reading

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Runnin Scared

Founded only two years ago in December 2012, Careem, the locally based chauffeur booking service, has received a US$ 10 million investment boost from the Saudi travel group, Al Tayyar. The internet service provider is looking to use the additional … Continue reading

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These Boots Are Made For Walkin!

There were fireworks this week as the country celebrated its 43rd National Day on 02 December and Burj Al Arab lit up the sky for its 15th birthday, a day earlier. Later in the week sees the Emirates Rugby 7s, the most … Continue reading

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So Wake Me Up When It’s All Over!

It is five years ago this week (25 November 2009) when the emirate shook the financial world as Dubai World declared that it was not in a position to repay its then debts. A lot has obviously changed since then … Continue reading

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