UAE

May 20, 2014

The draft law says a defaulter would no longer risk a jail term if he or she has a child younger than 15 years, his or her spouse is dead — or jailed — for any reason.
22:17 GMT

At present, debtors in the UAE are imprisoned for failing to pay their debts, and creditors, mainly banks, are not sympathetic to the debtors once they are in prison.

Fast & Furious 7 is scheduled for release later this year. (Image courtesy of favhdwallpapers.com)
13:09 GMT

The Hollywood blockbuster has left the region. Filming for "Fast & Furious 7" began in Abu Dhabi last November but has finally finished.

Remember the 'N Sync version of Justin Timberlake? This performer has evolved for real. (Image: Facebook)
12:49 GMT

Justin Timberlake will be performing in Abu Dhabi this weekend, but my how the singer has changed since the start of his career.

The DFM has now declined for four straight sessions, its biggest losing streak in that surge.
08:48 GMT

Dubai’s benchmark index, the world’s best-performing gauge in 2013, plunged the most in more than eight months on Monday.

One Direction are going to set Dubai on fire in April next year. (Image: Facebook)
07:57 GMT

There's "One Thing" that's awesome in 2015 and that's One Direction's Dubai debut.

May 19, 2014

The bureau’s establishment has been eagerly awaited by risk-averse lenders, who have attached high expectations to its potential to curb bad credit.
17:17 GMT

A senior Abu Dhabi-based banker said if the bureau had existed pre-2008, much of the crash’s pain may have been avoided

Horizon currently has 210 trainees enrolled in its aviation training programmes and has been providing training for Etihad Airways’ cadet pilots for the last seven years.
03:55 GMT

Etihad Airways is establishing a flight training facility in the UAE, named Etihad Flight College, to train Emirati and international cadet pilots.

With regard to imports, China is the top trading partner of Dubai dealing in trade worth Dh130 billion ($35 billion), he added.
00:26 GMT

China has emerged as the second top trading partner of Dubai with its bilateral trade at Dh135 billion ($36.7 billion) in 2013, up 18 per cent over the previous year, according to a report from Dubai Customs.

May 16, 2014

Arabtec Holding, Manchester City sign regional sponsorship agreement
20:55 GMT

Arabtec Holding has signed a three-year deal to become the regional sponsors of Manchester City Football Club. Manchester City will receive the support of Arabtec,

May 15, 2014

Al Ain 0-3 Manchester City: Comfortable win for Premier League champions in friendly
22:32 GMT

Manuel Pellegrini's men were rarely troubled by their opponents in the exhibition match to open the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium, the visitors running out straightforward winners

Omar Abdul Rahman excited about taking on Manchester City
15:26 GMT

Al Ain star Omar Abdul Rahman is relishing the chance to face Manchester City in Thursday’s exhibition match in the Garden City.

“They have to be ready to sell and they’ve said they’re not ready,” Chapman said at Airport Show 2014 in Dubai.
15:20 GMT

Acquiring LSG would boost Dnata’s global footprint by adding 210 catering facilities in 54 countries.

MasterCard, a technology leader in the global payments industry, plans to set up in Dubai its first processing centre outside the US in the last quarter of 2014.
03:55 GMT

The processing centre, also the very first of its kind in the region, will be a one-stop-shop for debit and prepaid processing, fraud risk services, ATM processing, customer care and reporting/analytics.

May 14, 2014

Nissan’s marketshare in the UAE is estimated at just over 16 per cent compared with 15.1 per cent a year earlier.
23:45 GMT

Sold 60,000 units in the UAE and also getting it right in Saudi Arabia

Ismaik said that the club’s achievements had led Arabtec to sign a regional sponsorship deal, adding that the deal will help achieve the interests of both parties. (Image courtesy of sportsvivo.com)
23:28 GMT

Arabtec will also receive certain rights to use the Manchester City logo, in addition to tickets and programmes for prominent figures to attend the club’s games