January 24, 2012
What does this long shadow cast over the UAE economy mean? Does it call the UAE’s status as a safe haven from the Arab Spring uprisings into doubt?
January 23, 2012
“The positive political developments Egypt is witnessing must be combined with the desire to develop and grow all our sectors with similar speed and force.” Hossam Saleh, Executive Vice President of Trade Fairs International, the company organising Cairo ICT, said.
Retail needs high footfall to be successful so the higher the levels of footfall when you’re talking about tourism causes a growth in retail.
'Tourism arrivals to the region slumped eight percent in 2011 but the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Oman still recorded "steady growth'. UN's World Tourism Organization has said.
ArabianMoney sees this allocation to gold by emerging market central banks as an obvious and highly predictable development in a world of mounting government debts denominated in devaluing currencies.
Steve Bolze, senior vice president, president and CEO of GE Power and Wind, said that only those companies that invested significantly in R&D and innovation will thrive.
Dubai and Abu Dhabi have so far benefited from being relative save havens away from the turmoil across the Middle East. But the turmoil in Iran is much closer to home.
January 22, 2012
Oman has a Royal Decree and a vision to produce ten percent of its total electricity requirement from renewable energy resources by 2020.
Back in the 1930s when climate change was still in the realm of science fiction, Chrysler began development of a turbine engine. Unlike a petrol car, a turbine could run on more or less anything combustible including kerosene and vegetable oil.
“Speed is important,” Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair told Gulf News. “For any investor coming from the UAE, speed is critical. We have to choose where to invest because the whole world is going to be coming here.
January 19, 2012
Developing countries need to evaluate their vulnerabilities and prepare for further shocks, " Mr. Justin Yifu Lin, the bank's chief economist said.
Advertising is not about awareness anymore, as Amir Kassaei, chief creative officer, DDB Worldwide, puts it. “It’s about being relevant.
January 18, 2012
Sharjah Government has the capacity to build 1,000 new homes a year but requests for accommodation have risen to more than 5,000.
With the new year comes the start of the corporate battle to be recognised as the biggest, simplest or most authentic brand in the UAE.
The Saudi hacker who initiated the recent wave of online attacks on Israeli sites informed Israel’s Ynet earlier of the planned attack, which he said was to be carried out by a group of pro-Palestinian hackers referring to themselves as “Nightmare.”