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Ask PW: Real estate disputes

We bought an off-plan property three years ago. Recently we got to see the show villa and discovered that there were changes made to the floor plan without our consent. There are a few other differences between what is promised in the brochure and on the website against what is …

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Youth Summit held in Ras Al Khaimah

The Emirates Foundation on Tuesday kicked off its fifth annual Youth Summit in Ras Al Khaimah to provide a knowledge-sharing platform and an opportunity to learn about the latest thinking in youth empowerment and development. The summit, held with the theme ‘Guide-Empower-Future Leaders’, was inaugurated by His Highness Shaikh Saud …

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Dubai Property Show heads to Mumbai

Dubai Land Department is taking its Dubai Property Show to Mumbai for the third year running. Indian citizens have long been the largest non-GCC buyers of Dubai property, the Land Department said in a press statement. Land Department Director General Sultan Butti Bin Mejren said, “Indians have long since understood …

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Emirates’ US flights will be subject to further security screening

Emirates airline confirmed on Wednesday that passengers on board its flights to the US will be subject to further security screening from Thursday to comply with American government requirements. An Emirates spokesperson told Gulf News that the enhanced security screening, which follows new guidelines received from the US government, could …

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Fire destroys two Sharjah warehouses

Two warehouses were destroyed in a fire in Sharjah’s industrial area 18 on Wednesday, Civil Defence officials said. The warehouses affected by the blaze were used to store party decorations. Colonel Sami Khamis Al Naqbi, Director General of Sharjah Civil Defence, told Gulf News that the fire started at around …

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