Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

November 18, 2018 3:50 am0 comments
Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

Spotify, the world’s most popular paid music streaming service, officially launched in the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday. The company said services would now be available in 13 Arab markets, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Morocco but not Libya, Iraq, Syria, or Yemen. Spotify […]

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Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai opens with an ambitious set of exhibitions and programs

November 12, 2018 5:46 am1 comment
Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai opens with an ambitious set of exhibitions and programs

Today marks the opening of the much-anticipated Jameel Arts Centre, an innovative cultural destination developed by Art Jameel, the independent organization that supports arts, education and heritage in the Middle East. Designed as a 10,000-square-meter, three-story, multi-disciplinary space by UK-based Serie Architects, Jameel Arts Centre is the first non-governmental contemporary […]

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Burj Khalifa fireworks will be bigger, better: Emaar

November 4, 2018 5:23 am1 comment
Burj Khalifa fireworks will be bigger, better: Emaar

UAE-based Emaar has just released a video  offering residents and tourists a preview of the New Year’s Eve spectacle that will be happening in about two months. The master developer of the world’s tallest tower had earlier confirmed that the traditional fireworks display will return to Burj Khalifa on the […]

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AI to help Abu Dhabi residents reduce water, power waste

October 14, 2018 6:54 am2 comments
AI to help Abu Dhabi residents reduce water, power waste

Abu Dhabi residents will soon be able to tell where exactly water and electricity are wasted in their house, which will prompt them to minimize resource consumption and save money, a senior official said. To read more, click here. 

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Saudi Arabia launches high-speed rail project

September 26, 2018 12:46 pm0 comments
Saudi Arabia launches high-speed rail project

A high-speed railway linking Mecca and Medina, Islam’s holiest cities, is inaugurated in Saudi Arabia, described by local officials as the biggest transportation project in the region. To read more, click here. 

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Move help UAE expatriates’ transition to retirement confidently

September 18, 2018 1:05 pm2 comments
Move help UAE expatriates’ transition to retirement confidently

A UAE Cabinet decision announced on Sunday granting long-term visas for expatriate retirees is seen as a major social stabilizer and economic booster, attracting more people with advanced skills and enhancing the UAE’s ability to build a knowledge-based economy, experts said. To read more, click here.  

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