Dubai

Dubai (/dˈb/ doo-BY; Arabic: دبي Dubayy, Gulf pronunciation: [dʊˈbɑj]) is the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf and is one of the seven emirates that make up the country. Abu Dhabi and Dubai are the only two emirates to have veto power over critical matters of national importance in the country's legislature. The city of Dubai is located on the emirate's northern coastline and heads up the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman metropolitan area. Dubai is to host World Expo 2020.

Dubai has emerged as a global city and business hub of the Middle East. It is also a major transport hub for passengers and cargo. By the 1960s Dubai's economy was based on revenues from trade and, to a smaller extent, oil exploration concessions, but oil was not discovered until 1966. Oil revenue first started to flow in 1969. Dubai's oil revenue helped accelerate the early development of the city, but its reserves are limited and production levels are low: today, less than 5% of the emirate's revenue comes from oil. The emirate's Western-style model of business drives its economy with the main revenues now coming from tourism, aviation, real estate, and financial services. Dubai has recently attracted world attention through many innovative large construction projects and sports events. The city has become iconic for its skyscrapers and high-rise buildings, in particular the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. Dubai has been criticised for human rights violations concerning the city's largely South Asian workforce. Dubai's property market experienced a major deterioration in 2008–09 following the financial crisis of 2007–08, but the emirate's economy has made a return to growth, with a projected 2015 budget surplus.

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But just what price? We’ve done the research (tough gig, right?) to find out where to get the best-value glass of champagne in Dubai ... Champagne by the glass in Dubai ... Il Borro isn’t just one of Dubai’s most popular restaurants for its ever-brilliant Italian menu and stylish set-up in Jumeirah Al Naseem’s Turtle Lagoon....
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14 things to do this May

Time Out Dubai 15 Apr 2024
There’s absolutely loads of things to do in May in Dubai ... For the very best things to do in Dubai in May, read on ... Whether you’re visiting Dubai in May, or simply looking for things to do, May is packed with inspiration. As Dubai prepares for summer, May is the time to get out and about while you can ... Ras Al Khor, Dubai Creek Harbour, vidahotels.com....
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Azizi Developments partners with Zoomlion for supply of high-end mobile and tower cranes

Eye Of Riyadh 06 Apr 2024
Azizi Venice in Dubai South is distinguished by its enormous crystal-blue water lagoon, multiple beaches, and extensive leisure, retail, and commercial spaces ... across the globe, Azizi Boulevard will represent a new and unique point of interest on Dubai’s map of outstanding sights....
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Azizi ties up with Zoomlion for high-end mobile, tower cranes

GDN Online 05 Apr 2024
Azizi Venice in Dubai South is distinguished by its enormous crystal-blue water lagoon, multiple beaches, and extensive leisure, retail, and commercial spaces ... the globe, Azizi Boulevard will represent a new and unique point of interest on Dubai’s map of outstanding sights....
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Azizi partners with Zoomlion for supply of mobile & tower cranes

GCC Business News 05 Apr 2024
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