Dubai news roundup: February 1

Weather warning, space tourism, Tiger Woods property slump and more Dubai news

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Dubai residents have been advised to stay away from the sea until the weekend. Unpredictable weather conditions have led to the warning from the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology.
Full story: Khaleej Times

Ecstasy turned to agony for a Filipino expat who won a luxury apartment only to discover it has not yet been built. Renato Formillezza will now seek compensation from the competition organiser as the Jumeirah Village apartment may never be built.
Full story: 7 Days

Dubai Properties Group, a unit of debt-hit Dubai Holding, has suspended work on the luxury Tiger Woods Dubai golf course and residential unit because of unfavourable market conditions.
Full story: Arabian Business

Tourists looking for the ultimate trip could soon be flocking to the UAE after a local company announced plans to open a spaceport. Space tourism could be a booming market for wealthy travelers looking for new thrills.
Full story: 7 Days

Sunrise sessions are back at At The Top

Celebrate Opera Gallery Dubai’s tenth anniversary with Urban Poetry

DIFC’s gallery to bring a stand-out street art exhibition

Music favourite set for November launch in DXB

Ahlan rolls out lounge and meet and greet discounts


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