Economy & Trade
July 30, 2014
The new measures will include the issuing of a new array of entry permits and visas, such as multiple entry permits for visit or work; the activation of study visas, and entry permits for medical care and attending conferences.
July 27, 2014
But expatriates and an analyst said they find Amman “a city that gets more and more expensive every year”.
July 24, 2014
DP World Limited handled 29.4 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals during the first half of 2014, with gross container volumes growing by 9.3% on a like-for-like basis.
July 23, 2014
Investors have welcomed a Saudi Cabinet decision to allow direct foreign investment in the country's stock market, with the move being seen as an attempt to diversify the economy away from oil.
July 22, 2014
In the framework of the preparation for the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF), which will be organised in Dubai from 28-30 October 2014.
July 21, 2014
The official figures showed that unemployment among males who hold a bachelor’s degree or higher reached 20.8 per cent, while among university graduate females it was nearly 82 per cent.
July 20, 2014
The Human Resources, Finance and Administration Division at Dubai Customs has launched “Talent Care Program”, a first-of-its-kind initiative at the local, regional and international Customs level.
"The contract is worth about 1 billion euros and was finalised last month," a French diplomatic source said. "It's the first big deal since we sold Mirage fighters (warplanes) about 20 years ago."
July 15, 2014
Khamenei outlined the general policies of the program to promote the “economy of resistance”, which can lead the Iranian nation to victory in “the imposed economic war” with the West
DP World Vice Chairman HE Jamal Majid bin Thaniah has visited the Port of Aktau to meet the Honorable Prime Minister of Kazakhstan HE Karim Masimov as part of their review of Kazakhstan’s infrastructure development at the Port of Aktau.
July 14, 2014
“The bowl of sanctions has broken… and [nobody] can return this broken bowl to its previous state,” Rouhani stated.
July 13, 2014
Dubai Customs hosted a Ramadan Suhoor event for its staff at the Dubai World Trade Center, in efforts to enhance social bonds between them, particularly during the holy month of Ramadan.
But reducing subsidies is hard in a country where a third of the population of 25 million lives on less than $2 a day, and this week’s austerity package did not address subsidies.
July 11, 2014
Breakthrough in the long-running crisis over public workers’ salaries is expected next week, a ministerial source revealed to The Daily Star Thursday.
Rising housing costs has pushed Dubai up the rankings in an annual survey of the most expensive cities in the world for expatriates to live in.