Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has given the green-light to a Dh590m traffic scheme aimed at cutting congestion and slashing accident response times.
The expanded smart traffic system will monitor 60 per cent of the emirate's traffic in real-time - a sharp increase on the current coverage of 11 per cent.
The increased monitoring network is being introduced in a bid to ease congestion, reduce crash response time and bolster road safety in Dubai.
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Few weeks ago, The Economist, one of the most respected economic studies sources in the world, posted a YouTube video titled "How to prepare for the next recession", warning that there are more findings indicating that after a decade from that last recession another recession is to come. Such recession would begin at emerging economies due their rampant public debts rather than big developed economies as US in 2008.
Among the most considerable measures that governments usually take to... Read More
Gemfields is honoured to announce the discovery of ‘Inkalamu’, the Lion Emerald, a 5,655 carat Zambian emerald crystal with remarkable clarity and a perfectly balanced golden green hue.
Inkalamu was discovered at Kagem, the world’s largest emerald mine, which is 75% owned by Gemfields and 25% by the Industrial Development Corporation of Zambia (which belongs in turn to the Government of the Republic of Zambia).
“The discovery of this... Read More
Hotels and restaurants in Dubai will refrain from serving alcohol next Monday, November 19 and Tuesday, November 20 as the Emirates marks the Prophet Mohammed's birth.
The period will last from 5pm on Monday until 6pm on Tuesday, according to a circular issued by Dubai Tourism to hotels, resorts, restaurants, leisure and sports clubs, tourist companies, tour boats and event organisers.
Hotels, bars and restaurants in Abu Dhabi said they have received no such circular yet.... Read More
Emirates is gearing up to launch the world’s first “biometric path” which will offer its customers a smooth and truly seamless airport journey at the airline’s hub in Dubai International airport.
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Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Abu Dhabi Art will open to the public this Wednesday, 14th November at Manarat Al Saadiyat. The 2018 edition will welcome 43 galleries from 19 countries across the globe, with many new galleries participating for the first time, alongside exciting and engaging new elements to the programming.
Members of the local and international... Read More
NHL superstar, three-time Stanley Cup winner and two-time world champion, not to mention best Pittsburgh Penguins forward, Evgeniy Malkin, and his wife, famous TV-presenter, Anna Kasterova, joined the prestigious club of Friends of the Brand of Parmigiani Fleurier.
Evgeniy and Anna were invited to visit the watch manufacture in Fleurier, where they were able to witness the process of watchmaking with high standards of finishing for watch calibers, cases and dials.
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After signing its first Haute Horlogerie Caliber: the Caliber 1. Jumping Hour for men in 2016, Chanel proposed the Caliber 2. Camélia Skeleton in 2017: a delicate movement, winner of the Lady Watch at the Grand Prix de l'Horlogerie de Genève in 2017.
In 2018, Chanel continues the story and introduces its third in-house movement. This new Caliber 3 highlights the lines and curves of the iconic Boy·Friend.
The BOY·FRIEND Skeleton Watch
For the first time, the Boy∙Friend... Read More
Touted as the world's most expensive footwear at Us$17 million (Dh62.4m), the Passion Diamond shoes will be displayed alongside Jada Dubai's newly launched collection of jewelled shoes at Burj Al Arab on September 26 from 5pm.
Made in collaboration with Dubai's Passion Jewellers, the Passion Diamond pair are crafted from real gold, while a D-flawless 15-carat diamond adorns the toe of each stiletto. A total of 236 diamonds line the opening of the shoe where it meets the foot.
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King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud will officially inaugurate Haramain high-speed rail line connecting the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah in a ceremony on Tuesday, according to SPA.
The 450 km-long rail line will connect Makkah, Jeddah, King Abdul Aziz International Airport, King Abdullah Economic City in Rabigh and Madinah, the longest electric speed train network in the Middle East.
The trains, with a speed of 300 kph, will start operating from next month, according... Read More