January 28, 2015
Saudi Arabia claims to have one of the world's most tech-savvy populations, but can it fast track diversification?
Saudi Arabia's new leadership will push forward efforts to diversify the growing but oil-dependent economy, while easing procedures for investors.
A staggering 84.1 percent of respondents working in HR departments conduct reference checks prior to hiring eligible candidates.
As the world’s oil producers wring their hands over a global glut that’s pushing down prices, evidence is mounting that Saudi Arabia is more concerned about shrinking demand.
January 27, 2015
Tuk-tuk prices increased due to the decision to ban importing tuk-tuks to provide $800m and reduce theft and looting crimes carried out by some tuk-tuk drivers.
“These drones are available everywhere now and people can easily buy them, but people have no awareness.
The conclusion, in Ilves's words: "Basically nothing is safe."
January 26, 2015
Can an agenda driven small vocal minority with social media savvy derail a trillion dollar industry?
No one has a problem in agreeing that Dubai’s property sales and value gains have taken a bit of a softening in the last six months.
January 25, 2015
The passing of King Abdullah in the early hours of Friday led to speculation that a leadership transition could result in a change to the country’s oil policy and strategy.
At the offices, dozens of women, most wearing headscarves, are busy at work, one group entering data on global trademarks for a company in the Netherlands.
Mixed signals: why King Abdullah's passing could not have come at a worse time for Saudi's oil sector
King Abdullah's death could not have come at a worse time for Saudi Arabia's vital oil sector as the absolute monarchy seeks to reassert its leadership in a fast-changing industry.
The proposed Arab Stabilisation Plan, ASP, would build a regional framework to promote infrastructure investment and create jobs.
January 24, 2015
Saudi Arabia’s new king is expected to focus economic policy on creating jobs and multibillion dollar infrastructure projects to prevent tumbling oil prices from causing social tensions or undermining business confidence.
January 22, 2015
Television has fared positively in an increasingly digital Middle East, but should be conscious of the ever-changing digital environment and the power it can provide in advancing regional television, said an industry analyst, commenting on a new report.
Rising from the sands on partly reclaimed land and jutting into the turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf, this is Abu Dhabi’s cultural masterpiece in the making.