June 5, 2014
They're probably sitting in their banks somewhere: Switzerland working with Egypt, Ukraine to recover stolen assets
"There is an arsenal to minimise the risk of money derived from corruption. I think that the system works pretty well. We take care of cases that fall between the cracks."
June 4, 2014
Envisioning the possible: how much would Qatar's economy actually lose out on if it lost the World Cup?
Qatar’s sizzling growth would slow if it lost the right to host the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament.
June 3, 2014
“Dubai is shaping up as an intelligently master planned megacity, which is quite a departure from its initial development stage expected of a fast booming economy".
Time really is money after all: new study puts a price tag on how much leaders spend on emails, meetings
Top executives lose thousands of hours each year responding to email and sitting in unproductive meetings, and the losses snowball through their organizations
Numbers summarise the economic dynamics in Oman in recent years, where the non-hydrocarbon sector has been driving economic growth.
Jeddah’s poor infrastructure is often cited as a reason for the cutback in tourism projects and investment in the city with real estate experts quoting the growth rate of real estate and tourism projects on Jeddah Corniche at less than 5 percent.
June 2, 2014
Gender still remains an area of great concern for harnessing the full productive potential of the North African and Middle Eastern Woman when it comes to the work plac
But many MBA programmes have become too technical and remain focused on preparing managers to make the direct transition from undergraduate education to being members of the executive board.
June 1, 2014
The property prices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi residential markets witnessed solid growth in April with a spurt in the apartment and villa rentals on a month-on-month (m-o-m) basis, said a report.
The UAE and Germany yesterday expressed hope that Iran and the six world powers will reach a broad, permanent diplomatic resolution to their decade-old nuclear dispute.
Kuwait is one of the world’s richest nations with a GDP (ppp) per capita of $39,706 in 2013. But in a region of energy- dependent economies, the emirate is a leading offender
May 29, 2014
“We have many questions what is exactly meant by the changes. I don’t think these measures go far enough,” said James Lynch, an Amnesty International official.
WTO membership is seen as a key step in the global economy because it gives countries easier access to other countries' markets under a set of agreed rules, as well as a forum to deal with trade disputes.
May 28, 2014
There is approximately one car for every two persons in Lebanon. That's an extremely high figure for a developing country (Turkey has one car per seven people, South Africa has one in five).
The establishment of a solid, working, corporate governance structure is key for any company looking to invest in a portfolio of different opportunities.