Burj Khalifa - updates

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WATCH: Burj Khalifa lit in Philippine colors for Independence Day

Jun 13, 2019 - 10:10 AM

The world's tallest building in Dubai takes on the colors of the Philippine flag to mark the 121st Philippine Independence Day

BURJ KHALIFA IN PHILIPPINE COLORS. The Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, is lit up in Philippine colors on June 12, 2019, Philippine Independence Day. Screenshot from Burj Khalifa

Dubai to build tower taller than Burj Khalifa

Apr 10, 2016 - 11:25 PM

The tower which will cost around 1 billion will have observation decks restaurants and a boutique hotel

epa05073970 An aerial view picture made available on 18 December 2015 shows Burj Khalifa (C), the world's tallest building and other buildings in the Gulf emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 December 2015. EPA/ALI HAIDER

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Jan 01, 2016 - 12:09 PM

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Dubai dazzles in global 2014 party

Jan 01, 2014 - 6:58 AM

The Middle East hub was hoping to break the Guinness World Record for the largest ever display pledging to set off more than 400 000 fireworks

DAZZLING DISPLAY. Fireworks explode over Palm Jumeirah in Dubai on January 1, 2014 to celebrate the new year as Dubai kicked off New Year with a dazzling bid for a new world record to cap those the Gulf city state already holds for its mammoth property developments. Photo by AFP

World's second tallest building tops out in China

Aug 03, 2013 - 3:18 PM

Work on the main structure of the world s second tallest skyscraper is completed on as the final beam was placed on the Shanghai Tower