September 28, 2014
Covering the panoramic view of Paris, the fashion show will present extraordinary collections from eight countries and mark Jessica’s eighth history making catwalk around the world.
With $100 billion in foreign reserves: is Libya's central bank monopolizing the country's economic potential?
While the battle for control of Libya's oil ports has been seen as a critical indicator of victory in the civil war, the money received from oil sales currently has one sole destination: the Central Bank of Libya.
When South Sudan was born, the world's youngest country had generous Western allies and sturdy oil exports, a formula that offered a chance to build a modern economy and drag its people out of their daily struggle to feed themselves.
Could it be that Mr. Al Suwaidi has paid the price for calling a halt to the latest Dubai real estate boom with the raising of mortgage criteria last autumn?
September 25, 2014
KPMG has identified one possibly underutilised route for investment with the involvement of high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs), many of whom have family business experience as well as significant investment capital.
Meanwhile, revenues from maritime corridors and ports in other countries that do not enjoy a similar location as the Suez Canal and its ports are much higher than Egypt.
Instead of tensing up the relations with these institutions, extra effort is required to convince them, he added.
September 24, 2014
The antithesis of economic development: an inside look in to Morocco's archaic, yet alive, class system
Individuals are not recognized for their knowledge, experience and contribution but for their tribal identity: to which big and influential family they belong.
More valuable than gold or property at home? Overseas Property beats gold as more popular asset for UAE residents
Of those UAE residents who have invested in property, 41% have invested in properties overseas, compared with just 12% owning property in the UAE.
Homeless families in Gaza also complain that they have not received good quality aid, some of which is either sold in local markets or given to people who did not lose their homes. This involves what locals have started to name as “VIP coupons”.
September 23, 2014
The Mena region’s appetite for applications and services being delivered to devices irrespective of geographic location is evident from the region's growing interest in cloud computing
September 22, 2014
Of the total population, 78.5 percent reported not being able to take a one-week vacation away from home due to financial constraints.
Whether you’re walking into a social gathering or a job interview, there are some universal things to keep in mind when introducing yourself.
One of the main challenges in the region is to reverse the outbound medical tourism trend, and provide specialised services in line with the required capacity and the prevalence of lifestyle diseases
reign investors are salivating at the prospect of investing in Saudi Arabia’s well developed but frontier market with a string of world-class companies that have remained largely out of the portfolio of global fund managers.