August 31, 2014
The Algerian government announced a new five-year investment programme last week, and is aiming to spend $262 billion between 2015-2019 in an effort to diversify its economy.
“People who once flew on Qantas operated aircraft who suddenly fly on the Emirates operated aircraft are seeing a big improvement in quality. Instead of booking on the Qantas website they are now just jumping on the Emirates website.”
Dubai's hotel sector barely managed to break even in July. Occupancy levels slid by 4.6 percent due to a summer slowdown including the month of Ramadan.
Flydubai added three new routes to East Africa, which will be launched in September making it the first Emirati carrier to fly to Rwanda and Burundi.
One of the UAE's biggest clean energy companies, Masdar, has developed Samoa's first wind farm on the island of Upolu.
Qatar Airways prepared to receive the Airbus A350 Xtra Wide Body aircraft for delivery by the end of 2014.
Real estate prices in Qatar continue to rise with average prices of both commercial and residential properties increasing by 20 percent since September 2008, according to data from the Real Estate Price Index.
Relations between Cairo and Addis Ababa soured last year over Ethiopia’s construction of the $6.4-billion hydroelectric dam on the Blue Nile.
Any effort to rebuild Gaza will be hindered by a blockade imposed by Egypt and Israel since the Islamic militant group Hamas seized power in 2007
The world’s biggest smartphone maker has been pushing hard to develop the wearable devices market as it looks to counter slowing earnings in its mobile division
August 28, 2014
Jannah Hotels and Resorts is planning to expand across the UAE by introducing more apartment hotels and brands to the company.
Vehicles registered in Dubai will soon have number plates with new designs as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is working on plans to replace the existing designs and colours.
Casio Middle East unveiled two new Edifice time pieces throughout stores in GCC countries.
The Tadawul All-Share Index breached 11,000-mark with a six-year high. Strong global demand for petrochemicals supported the increase.
Saudi authorities denied reports that a proposal to reduce public sector working hours to 40 a week was being scrapped.