February 12, 2012
Worries about uncertain investment laws, local partnerships, corporate governance and the fate of business deals made with the former regime are forcing construction companies to take a more cautious approach to the Libyan market.
February 9, 2012
Grand Hypermarket at Ruwi aims to provide its customers with a wide range of about 23,000 products, catering to the local and expatriate community in Oman.
Airlines face a carbon pollution bill of €505 million ($670m) for this year under a controversial EU emissions trading scheme, an analysis by Thomson Reuters Point Carbon on Thursday shows.
The question is whether growth will be high enough to absorb property supply created by last year’s surge in real estate lending.
A strong performance by Egypt's stock market in the last few days, despite a string of negative political and economic news, suggests the market's year-long downtrend has ended and investors will continue flocking back.
Bahrain's business-friendly credentials and economic potential have got an endorsement that speaks louder than most, it is the voice of the industry that has come at a time of global economic turbulence.
Facebook was already blocked from the world’s second-biggest economy nearly three years ago following deadly riots in the western province of Xinjiang that authorities say were abetted by the social networking site.
These are a few examples of the market segments that can be utilised in achieving long-term benefit that includes optimal rental and resale value.
February 8, 2012
Oil producers will meet demand if supply from Iran is reduced, Mohammed Al Rumhy, Oman's oil and gas minister, said at an energy conference in Bangkok yesterday.
Gold prices held steady around $1,745 an ounce on Wednesday, as investors waited with caution for Greece to grind towards a deal on a rescue package that it urgently needs after missing a string of deadlines.
Smartphone demand is increasing as prices for devices become more affordable, encouraging users to upgrade to handsets on which they can browse the Web and send e-mail.
Bahrain's tourism sector is set to miss out on tens of thousands of dinars after one of the world's largest luxury cruise liners cancelled stops here today and next Wednesday.
Spurring economic growth is the private sector’s responsibility, and not the government’s, a World Bank official stressed on Tuesday.
Climbing from second place in last year’s Top Companies list to number one in 2012 was FedEx Express.
February 7, 2012
The Department of Transport (DoT) has invited bids for the construction of a new 62km-long Abu Dhabi-Dubai dual carriageway.