World Cup stadiums begin to take shape across Qatar – Gulf Times – Gulf Times

At the heart of the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be the magnificent stadiums – and 2017 was another year of incredible progress. Over the past 12 months the first 2022 FIFA World Cup stadium to be completed opened its doors to the public, another two designs were revealed and visible advancements were made at every site. Here we take a look at the progress made at every proposed venue over the past year.Khalifa...

World Cup stadiums begin to take shape across Qatar – Gulf Times – Gulf Times

At the heart of the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be the magnificent stadiums – and 2017 was another year of incredible progress. Over the past 12 months the first 2022 FIFA World Cup stadium to be completed opened its doors to the public, another two designs were revealed and visible advancements were made at every site. Here we take a look at the progress made at every proposed venue over the past year.Khalifa...

Etisalat demonstrating 5G-powered triple play – BroadcastProME.com (press release) (blog)

BroadcastProME.com (press release) (blog)Etisalat demonstrating 5G-powered triple playBroadcastProME.com (press release) (blog)UAE's telecom services operator Etisalat has announced the successful launch of the first 5G ultra-mobile broadband experience in the Middle East. A pre-commercial 5G network has been deployed in certain locations within the UAE including the capital … Read more...

UAE issues first VAT inclusive purchase order

The UAE’s Ministry of Finance (MoF) on Tuesday issued the first VAT inclusive purchase order, and approved the first VAT invoice on its federal financial system. The milestone for the UAE’s tax system follows the launch of value added tax on January 1. The Ministry recently announced that the federal financial system has been updated and is ready to manage all VAT related financial transactions. MoF...

UAE issues first VAT inclusive purchase order

The UAE’s Ministry of Finance (MoF) on Tuesday issued the first VAT inclusive purchase order, and approved the first VAT invoice on its federal financial system. The milestone for the UAE’s tax system follows the launch of value added tax on January 1. The Ministry recently announced that the federal financial system has been updated and is ready to manage all VAT related financial transactions. MoF...

Sete artistas do Luxemburgo escolhidos para Expo2020 – Luxemburger Wort – Contacto

Luxemburger Wort – ContactoSete artistas do Luxemburgo escolhidos para Expo2020Luxemburger Wort – ContactoJá foram escolhidos os sete artistas nacionais que vão criar a componente cultural do pavilhão do Luxemburgo na Expo 2020, no Dubai. Os artistas trabalharão com o arquitecto e cenógrafo do pavilhão (Metaform). Julie Conrad (design), Ady El Assal … Read more...

Sharjah developer secures $270m funding for mega project

Sharjah developer ARADA on Thursday said it has secured a syndicated loan of AED1 billion ($270 million) from two major UAE banks to help finance the development of its mixed-use megaproject, Aljada. The Islamic facility was arranged with Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) and Dubai Islamic Bank as joint mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners. Aljada, a master-planned destination with a sales value...

Saudi Arabia awards $700m contract for new chemicals plant

A South Korean firm has been awarded a $700 million contract to build an ethylene oxide–ethylene glycol (EO/EG) plant in Saudi Arabia. Samsung Engineering said in a statement that it has received a contract from Saudi Basic Industries Corporation’s (SABIC) manufacturing affiliate, Jubail United Petrochemical Company (United). The plant will produce 700,000 million tonnes per annum of mono-ethylene...

Expo 2020 supports UAE non-oil economy growth, forecast shows – ArabianBusiness.com

ArabianBusiness.comExpo 2020 supports UAE non-oil economy growth, forecast showsArabianBusiness.comPreparations for the upcoming Dubai Expo 2020 will support growth in the UAE's non-oil sector, from 3.3 percent in 2017 to 3.7 percent in 2018, according to NBK's latest economic update. According to the report, the non-oil sector will grow as much as …and more » Read more...

Builder hired for Yas Bay arena, plaza project

Miral announced on Wednesday the appointment of BAM International as main contractor for the arena, plaza, and nearby retail and F&B spaces planned for the upcoming Yas Bay development. The arena is scheduled for completion by end of 2019 and is part of the recently revealed AED12 billion Yas Bay development taking shape on the southern end of Yas Island. Miral said that when complete, Yas Bay...