Dubai news round-up: May 9

Time to search for a new job, innovative interior design firm comes to Dubai, city to host world’s four tallest residential towers and more

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Now is a good time to scout for a new job in the UAE, according to HR experts.

Lama Ataya, chief marketing officer at, said: “We have definitely seen an uptick in hiring momentum in our key markets and this bodes well for professionals who may have been sitting tight and averse to
taking any career risks in the relatively slower days. [They] may now find it is a good time to explore many new opportunities.”
Full story: Emirates 24/7

Indigo Living, the innovative interior design solutions brand, today opened its flagship store in Dubai, making it the second city after Hong Kong to host the brand's flagship store.

Located on Sheikh Zayed Road, the new 7,500 sq ft store will offer customers everything from high quality bedding, textiles and statement furniture pieces to seasonal home accents and stylish interior design accessories
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In less than a year from now, Dubai will be home to the top four tallest residential towers in the world.

The list compiled by the Council for Tall Buildings and Urban Habit currently puts The Torch (348 metres) in Dubai at the top position.
Full story: Emirates 24/7

Amna, an eight-metre female whale shark found swimming near an oil rig on April 23, was the first of her kind to be tagged in the Arabian Gulf.

In the next five years, an additional 25 whale sharks will be tagged, as researchers attempt to demystify the behaviour of the world's largest fish.
Full story: The National

It is part of plans to introduce a teaching 'permit' by 2021

The popular beach club is opening later this year Bluewaters Island

Treble your tacos every Tuesday for Dhs27

The Play House features treats, cooking classes and more

Ladies get free drinks on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays

The sleek new trains will be more spacious with a swankier design


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