May 16, 2014
To have the impact on economy, it is not enough to meet a quota of new businesses launched. What makes a difference is having an economic environment that fosters innovation and business growth.
The mining disaster that killed more than 200 workers in Turkey has underscored the health and safety problems in the country's mining sector.
May 15, 2014
Opportunities for firms are expected to exceed a record Dh22 billion ($6 billion) once new construction, water, power, roads and environment projects already slated for award between now and 2018 are added.
“The first two projects namely Dubai Sat-1 and Dubai Sat-2 were developed outside the country. But Khalifa Sat will be completely developed in the country."
In fragrances alone, people in the UAE spent $156 each, on average, during 2013 – the third highest mark in the world.
May 14, 2014
Whether you feel the best boss is more of a facilitator among equals or a director who leads from the front, to succeed in international business you need the flexibility to adapt your style to your cultural context.
Against their better judgement? UAE banks finding more and more ways to lure customers into more property loans
Examples include top-up loans and dual mortgages.
The study found that creative activities, in particular, help workers recover from the demands of their job by relaxing them, increasing their sense of control, and challenging them to learn new skills that can be transferred back into the workplace
The six Gulf states had agreed on partial implementation of the customs union in January 2003, but there were multiple delays when it came to resolving some of the hurdles that got in the way for full integratio
Legislative changes and adaptation of international instruments were some of the recommendations made by OECD.
May 13, 2014
Las Vegas, Macau, London, San Fran, Dubai and Hong Kong are hot, meaning luxury hotels once again have pricing power.
Will the Ukraine crisis give Qatar a chance to liberate Europe from Russian gas dependency? Maybe not, but it's certainly worth considering
Qatar, the leading natural gas producer in the Arab world, can supply natural gas to countries like Turkey, Italy, Poland and Hungary, where dependency on Russian gas imports is now perceived as a threat to national security.
The price escalation in 2013, which is four times the annual salary hikes, means that the UAE property is slowly approaching affordability limit.
Evidence suggests Iran has played a key role in supporting war-torn Sudan's weapons production and that Tehran has also been Khartoum’s second-biggest supplier of arms, a study said Monday.
May 12, 2014
An emerging oil and gas industry would help Lebanon reduce its unemployment rates, which reach as high as 34 percent among the youth