May 29, 2012
Backhanders and bribes are often used to win contracts and deals, according to a survey commissioned by the international audit firm Ernst & Young (E&Y).
With limited alternatives to by-pass the dangerous waters zone, Middle East supply chains are facing increased risk from piracy.
“Entrepreneurs are the people that stand up and say, ‘I am going to be the one to execute that idea better than anyone else has ever done it.’”
May 28, 2012
Neither market discipline nor regulation were able to contain the risks resulting from rapid innovation and increased leverage, which had been building for years.
The majority of MENA residents have either maintained or improved upon their financial status in the past 12 months, with more positive sentiments for the year to come.
where does Lebanon stand in terms of renewable energy? What technologies will ensure that this target is met?
he second half of the year is the right time to invest in technology stocks as the valuation in the segment is close to 15-year lows, industry experts told Gulf News.
Now, expatriates and GCC nationals can not only buy land in the Sultanate, but also extend the size of their residential or commercial properties, as per a landmark decision.
In an effort to address the funding shortfall, the GCC last year pledged $10bn to Bahrain over a 10-year period, the first round of which is now being disbursed.
May 27, 2012
It is a strange thing that any group of nations should wish at this time to emulate the most immediately newsworthy precedent of having established a regional monetary union.
There is now a drought in the tourism market; a sector where security is considered an essential requirement rather than a complimentary condition.
The research, by two lecturers at the UAE University, found that 10 percent of those quizzed expect a monthly salary of Dhs35,000 to Dhs50,000.
May 24, 2012
If you want to make someone change their habits - don’t appeal to their better nature, hit them in the wallet.
Lebanese businesses should channel some of their investments to more promising regional economies to avert tougher economic conditions ahead.
The Arab states must develop their bond markets by issuing laws to encourage transactions in bonds.