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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.

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 AXA Joins Dubai Trade’s Tradeshield e-Insurance Platform
07:45 GMT
(press release)

Providing comprehensive cargo insurance solutions with instant quotes and policies

January 29, 2015

The supermarkets are using signs to direct people to the right cashier and inform them about the rule set by the municipality. (Source: Gulf News)
16:19 GMT

Dubai Municipality has asked supermarkets to provide one cashier specifically made for purchasing these foods due to several complaints made by Muslims in the UAE.

Earlier Wednesday, sacked employees staged a protest outside the casino premises in Maameltein north of Beirut.
16:11 GMT

Casino du Liban’s board of directors is reassessing its decision to lay off 191 employees.

First AXA Shop opens in Qatar; committed to spread footprint
08:24 GMT
(press release)

First AXA Shop opens in Qatar; committed to spread footprint

Majid Al Futtaim... balance sheet solid with assets
of $12.25 billion.
04:55 GMT

Dubai-based mall operator Majid Al Futtaim signalled on Tuesday it expects the emirate to remain a magnet for shoppers, announcing plans to double its business within five years.

January 27, 2015

Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon
12:33 GMT
(press release)

Employees of Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities management (FM) solutions in the GCC, recently joined thousands of runners across the region and the globe who took part in the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon on January 23, 2015.

AlZahra Stand at Arab Health 2015
09:45 GMT

Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah today (January27, 2015) announced a series of new projects that it would be launching in the coming months.

Starbucks Origin Espresso Latte Customization
08:09 GMT
(press release)

It's that time of year once again, and nothing marks the start of the festive winter season like Starbucks' famous latte and espresso based delights that bring its customers a special warmth all season long.

Ahmad Al Habtoor received the award on behalf of Khalaf Al Habtoor from the Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC)
04:54 GMT

Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, has been awarded the prestigious ‘Golden Friends of India Award’ by the Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC) at an award ceremony.

January 26, 2015

OSN
11:15 GMT
(press release)

OSN, the region’s leading pay-TV network, is celebrating the start of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 with a Guinness World Record attempt.

NIVEA Invisible Black & White
09:42 GMT
(press release)

NIVEA, the leader in deodorants across the Middle East, is delighted to announce the appointment of Sara Al Madani as the first brand ambassador for NIVEA Invisible Black & White.

Dr. Maha Elshafei, Chairperson of the Board, and Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist, Vitreoretina at HMC's Ophthalmology Department speaking at the conference held in La Cigale
06:00 GMT

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Ophthalmology Department last week hosted the third Qatar Ophthalmology Conference, which also featured the sixth Uveitis Advanced Course of the Middle East Africa Council of Ophthalmology (MEACO) in association with the International Ocular Inflammation Society.

January 25, 2015

During the event
10:46 GMT
(press release)

Capital Club Bahrain, the Kingdom’s Premier Private City Club attended the unique Membership Training Forum this month held in Capital Club Kenya.

Khaldoun Al Tabari, CEO and Vice-Chairman of Drake & Scull International
08:35 GMT
(press release)

Drake & Scull International announced that Reef Residence Real Estate has awarded Gulf Technical Construction Company (GTCC, Drake & Scull’s general contracting subsidiary) an AED 180 million project for the Al Reef Residence Tower.

January 22, 2015

During the event
11:21 GMT
(press release)

Imdaad has pledged AED 100,000 for the ‘Tarahamo’ campaign, an initiative aimed to provide relief for refugees that have been affected by the snowstorm 'Huda,' which recently hit the Levant region.