May 22, 2013
The cruise industry is no closer to winning a reprieve on entry visas in the Emirates despite a drive to boost tourism numbers. Read Article Visa costs slow tide of cruise visitors to the UAE
May 20, 2013
The waiting time for a student visa to Australia has been slashed from three months to 14 days and moves are under way to ease the process for all Emiratis. Read Article Australian visa rules eased for Emirati students
May 06, 2013
From today, the General Directorate of Residence and Foreigners Affairs will send out reminder messagea to anyone whose visa is expiring.
Read Article Expect a text message if your UAE visa is expiring
A fast-track visa system, seed capital and business support services are among recommendations in an Abu Dhabi Government report to help kick-start enterprise in the emirate. Read Article Call for removal of obstacles to kick-start Abu Dhabi enterprises
Apr 26, 2013
Trying to get my 74-year-old father back into Abu Dhabi after a Kenyan safari gave us both a crash course in the dark arts of customer service. Read Article Welcome to the UAE, but could you first fly back to Kenya?
Apr 23, 2013
Those arrested were found to be engaging in various illegal activities such as begging and street vending.
Read Article Sharjah arrests illegals who did not leave during amnesty
Apr 21, 2013
New electronic system will reduce steps and aims to reduce queues at screening centres. Read Article 'Paperless' UAE residency visa to cut long queues
Apr 13, 2013
On your side: Our resident consultant Keren Bobker answers readers questions on bank loans and labour laws. Read Article Will I be able to pay off a Dubai loan from new job in Bangkok?
Feb 10, 2013
Rights group asks Philippine government to do more to aid those stranded on Kish Island, awaiting UAE visas. Read Article Death sparks call to protect UAE's Filipinos on Kish Island
Feb 05, 2013
Last minute rush for people to take advantage of visa amnesty results in confusion for many. Read Article Thousands pack immigration centres on last day of UAE visa amnesty
Feb 04, 2013
Bangladeshis throng their embassy in the UAE a day before the amnesty ends, with more than 21,000 exit permits issued so far. Read Article More than 21,000 exit permits issued to Bangladeshis in UAE
Feb 02, 2013
On Your Side: Our resident consumer advocate Keren Bobker answers questions on closing UAE bank accounts, the pros and cons of limited contracts, and one reader's work-visa quandary. Read Article How to close your bank account when leaving the UAE
Jan 31, 2013
As the deadline for visa reprieve nears, this father's story is one of many that charity group, Valley of Love, hears. Read Article Desperate UAE dad hopes for amnesty extension
Something of a miracle will be needed for the coveted unity and effectiveness of the Syrian opposition to materialise. Analysis by Phil Sands from the SNC's Istanbul summit Clumsy Syrian National Coalition needs to prove it is made of the right stuff
Freshly relegated, no better time for a youth movement than the present, writes Paul Radley. UAE rugby hope the kids are all right
In 1992, Major League Baseball commissioner Fay Vincent initially opposed an effort by a Japanese mogul to purchase the Seattle Mariners. Expect more to come. Global shift in North American sport
The flying car concept took a while to become reality but in America a company is on the verge of offering a version to the public. While the cost may be high, so is confidence that there is a viable market. Flying cars roar into reality
With Muslim families, you must say "mashallah" with every compliment lest someone think you are jealous and have the evil eye. Mashallah: what it means, when to say it and why you should
National View blog looks at the best images from the last seven days from around the Gulf and across the Middle East. Region in Focus - May 23
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