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After the New Year’s Eve fireworks die out and the parties end, it’s time to get serious with personal finances.
January 14, 2015 - 14:22 GMT
Before everything gets out of control, here are 10 money-saving tips to consider for 2015, as suggested by financial advisors in the UAE.

September 8, 2014

During the event
10:14 GMT
(press release)

Dubai World Central embarked on a six-day tour of India in a bid to establish relations with the country’s business community and promote its rapidly expanding Business Park Free Zone to local companies and investors.

Trajectories: 19th-21st Century Printmaking from India and Pakistan
09:24 GMT
(press release)

The Sharjah Art Museum announces the debut of Trajectories: 19th-21st Century Printmaking from India and Pakistan, on 10th September.

September 4, 2014

Over two million transactions were recorded in H1, a 12.8 per cent rise from 2013 (File)
11:03 GMT

Abu Dhabi Duty Free sales increased by 11.5 in H1 and it might have something to do the high passenger traffic in the first half of the year.

The Camel Soap Factory makes products from 25 per cent camel milk and olive oil (Image: Flipkart)
09:28 GMT

Dubai-based SME, The Camel Soap Factory, is looking to touch in German and Indian markets next year as it continues to expand.

September 3, 2014

OneSixEight refers to the number of hours in one week and the unique brand aptly captures the brilliance of diamonds in an extraordinary collection that is designed to be worn every day of the week.
12:28 GMT
(press release)

Damas Launches Exclusive Range from Acclaimed OneSixEight Diamond Brand

City Centre Muscat will have 60 new stores and a new dining zone, following the expansion project (Image: Blogspot)
09:01 GMT

Leading Dubai developer Majid Al Futtaim announced plans to expand a retail mall in Oman's capital, Muscat, including 60 shopping and dining options.

September 2, 2014

The mall is one of five projects opened in Dubai (Image: Nakheel)
09:09 GMT

Major Dubai developer Nakheel officially opened the Jumeirah Park Pavillion as the first of five malls to be launched in the emirate.

September 1, 2014

Expo Centre Sharjah saw a 25 percent rise in visitors for 2014 (File)
11:49 GMT

Expo Centre Sharjah is high in demand for events with a 25 percent rise in visitors for the first half of 2014.

The Starbucks program is currently available in Bahrain, Kuwait, UAE, Qatar, Oman, Saudi, Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt (File/AFP)
08:15 GMT

Global coffee chain Starbucks launched a 'Branded Solutions' scheme, where businesses in the MENA region can supply quality coffee to the workplace.

Phase two of the expansion will include new retail stores spread across 100,000 square feet over two floors (File)
07:41 GMT

Organizers have launched the second phase of expansion for Dubai Festival City. The large-scale refurbishment program started in 2014.

The concert, to be held on Sunday 7th September, will be the first by a Gulf-based ensemble in the 120-year history of The BBC Proms, the world’s largest classical music festival.
05:55 GMT

A first by a gulf-based ensemble to perform at the BBC proms in London and Rome’s Santa Cecilia Hall

The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit Facebook’s MEA regional office in Dubai was a key highlight of their agenda in the emirate.
04:55 GMT
(press release)

Nouran Mahfouz’s astute understanding of the Egyptian market contributes towards the enhancement of DFRE’s annual festivals

The company responded to the campaigners by pointing out that the term “Turkish” is referred to the method of grinding the beans.
04:55 GMT

A group of Israelis on Facebook are calling on local supply chain Strauss to rename its brand of Turkish coffee, saying that the product should not be sold in Israel under a name that refers to Turkey.

August 31, 2014

John Hiraoka, executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Epicor
14:00 GMT
(press release)

Epicor Software Corporation announced that its next-generation Epicor enterprise resource planning solution is listed as a Champion and awarded Best Overall Value in the new Midmarket ERP Vendor Landscape published by Info-Tech Research Group.

Khaldoun Al Tabari, CEO and Vice-Chairman of DSI
13:34 GMT
(press release)

Omniyat and Drake & Scull International have entered into a partnership to build a landmark project strategically located at the entrance of the Palm Jumeirah.