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Wednesday, 30 September 2020 10:57 UAE time
Burj Khalifa

Burj renaming 'reflects unity of the UAE' - officials
Politics & Economics
Senior figures give their reaction to the change of name for the world's tallest tower.

IN VIDEO: Watch the Burj Khalifa opening fireworks
Construction & Industry
See footage of the spectacular display to mark opening of the world's tallest building.

Talking Burj

Arabian heights
Dubai has made a habit of boldly going where no country has before. But the Burj Dubai is still a quantum leap apart, says Joanne Bladd.

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    Emaar plans overseas push after Q4 profit

    UPDATE 1: Dubai-based builder to also focus on mid-income housing in emerging markets.

    Emaar continues Burj Khalifa maintenance work

    Eyewitness speaks of 45 minute wait at the top of the world's tallest tower.

    Burj Khalifa observation deck closed temporarily

    'Unexpected high traffic' forces closure for maintenance work; date of reopening unclear.

    IN VIDEO: Burj Khalifa Observation Deck walkthrough

    Watch the breathtaking view from the world's highest observation deck on Level 124 of Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

    Burj Khalifa fireworks firm eyes Mideast expansion

    Groupe F says it is to more aggressively pursue opportunities in the region.

    ‘Spiderman’ says he’ll scale Burj Khalifa in 2011

    French climber says world's tallest building is a challenge he cannot resist.

    Italian style

    IBS Mapei’s Laith Haboubi and Naheed Younis discuss their company’s role in helping build the world’s tallest tower.

    On top form

    Doka project manager Martin Hörlesberger discusses his company’s contribution to the Burj Khalifa.

    Emaar 'finalising' Burj Khalifa rebranding

    Property firm says work on Downtown rebranding continues, announcement soon.

    Burj Khalifa fit-out firm applies finishing touches

    Fino International boss says AED400m contract is most enlightening he has worked on.

    AED400 to take fast track Burj Khalifa tour

    Price of fast track raised from AED210 just four days after the tower opened - paper.

    Indian businessman pays $25m for two floors in Burj Khalifa

    Multi-millionaire B R Shetty owns a 'monstrous' amount of floor space.

    Burj Khalifa AED100 ticket price too high - poll

    Only a quarter of people say they thought the price to tour the tower was reasonable.

    TRA secures .ae website for Burj Khalifa

    After cybersquatters take .com, official confirms new website for tallest tower.

    Burj Khalifa shows UAE economy is robust - Dubai ruler

    Sheikh Mohammed says leaders, private sector 'capable of surmounting difficulties'.

    Emaar stock ends flat as Dubai loses early gains

    UPDATE 8: Abu Dhabi closes at 3-week high while Saudi ends higher for fourth session.

    Live from Burj Khalifa ceremony

    The world's tallest tower changes name in honour of UAE president while final height revealed to be 828m.

    Burj Dubai's Armani hotel to open on Mar 18

    Date set for the world's first hotel to start operations under famous fashion brand.

    AED100 to take the Burj Dubai tour

    Emaar announces pricing for visitors, says world's tallest tower will open to the public on Jan 5.

    SABIC hits 14-month high to boost Saudi index

    UPDATE 7: Emaar stocks drop as Dubai index falls, Abu Dhabi also down.

    Burj Dubai cost $1.5bn to build

    UPDATE 2: Emaar's chairman says 90% of tallest tower already sold, to have positive impact on 2010 results.

    VIDEO DIARY: A tour at the top of Burj Dubai

    Anil Bhoyrul records his time on the observatory deck and his ride in the superfast lift.

    Burj Dubai designers to set up Dubai base

    Chicago-based firm getting ready to open regional base after success with world's tallest tower.

    Blog from the Burj Dubai

    Arabian Business reports from the top of the world's tallest tower, hours before the official opening.

    Burj Dubai made me 'harder' leader, says Alabbar

    EXCLUSIVE: Emaar Properties boss reveals personal challenges behind mega project.

    Top Burj Dubai facts

    Do you know how many construction man hours it took to build the Burj? Find out here.

    Seven things you didn't know about Burj Dubai

    Impress your friends with this insider information about the world's tallest building.

    History risen

    Emaar chairman Mohamed Alabbar reveals the challenges of building the world's tallest tower - and how it has changed him as a person.

    Burj Dubai ceremony details revealed

    Inauguration event will include 10,000 fireworks, light beams, water and musical displays.

    2bn TV viewers set to watch Burj Dubai ceremony

    Dubai Fountain will perform to new song written for opening of world's tallest tower.

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