The main reason almost all cities in the Middle East increased in rank is that their currencies are pegged to the US Dollar.  (File photo)
June 23, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Amman and all of the major Gulf cities have jumped up in the rankings of the most expensive cities in the Middle East and globally.
ADDED has destroyed 165,000 counterfeit and fake items seized during raids in recent months. (Pinterest)
June 23, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development is intensifying raids and imposing heavier fines for companies selling fake products.
It is important to have a happy balance of both money and career satisfaction. (File photo)
June 22, 2016 - 11:45 GMT
Many jobseekers often have to choose between higher pay or career growth when considering a new offer.
Has the Group finally had it with Ahlam and her antics? (File photo)
June 22, 2016 - 11:20 GMT
Has the Group finally had it with Ahlam and her antics?
Staycations allow travellers to focus expenditure on the stay versus the journey. (File photo)
June 21, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The combination of a sluggish economy and wider variety of recreational choices at home means that UAE residents are increasingly choosing to stay rather than go away on holiday.
The Idol, a film based on Mohammed Assaf's rise to fame, was co-produced by the UAE and Palestine. (File photo)
June 21, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Mohamed Diab's 'Clash', Hala Khalil's 'Nawara', Mai Masri's 3000 Nights, and Hany Abu-Assad’s 'The Idol' are some of the films that will be screened as part of 'Films from the Islamic World' at the German fest.
The Dubai World Central will host Dubai’s future mega airport Al Maktoum International and Expo 2020. (Skyscraper City)
June 21, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum grants non-UAE nationals the rights to absolute ownership of property in three land plots of DWC.
Hospitality is the sector seeing the most growth these days in the UAE. (File photo)
June 20, 2016 - 09:42 GMT
Whether you want to work in hotels, travel agencies, airlines or other leisure services directly supported by tourists, here is a list of top five skills of great hospitality employees.
Studies by Morgan McKinley showed that UAE employers were tightening their belts, with salaries stagnating and bonuses non-existent or barely notable. (File photo)
June 20, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Studies by recruitment consultancy Morgan McKinley showed that austerity measures in companies mean that some can no longer afford to live in the emirates.
A potential combination of NBAD-FGB is expected to create the second largest bank in the Middle East after Qatar National Bank. (File photo)
June 20, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) and First Gulf Bank (FGB) have confirmed talks of a possible merger that would see strong gains for both parties.
Bella Hadid celebrated Father's Day a day early with a meal at Via Alloro in Beverly Hills. (Instagram/Bella Hadid)
June 20, 2016 - 05:49 GMT
Mohamed Hadid may be a controversial figure in Beverly Hills real estate, but to Bella and Gigi he is nothing but dear old daddio!
Established in 1964, Americana, or Kuwait Food Company, is the parent group that brought to the Middle East more than a dozen major food brands like Pizza Hut, KFC, Costa Coffee and TGI Friday’s. (File photo)
June 20, 2016 - 05:20 GMT
A Dubai-based consortium led by Mohamed Alabbar has bought a controlling stake in the Kuwaiti food franchise giant for $2.3 billion, three weeks after announcing the collapse of longstanding takeover negotiations.
Celebrate Eid in luxury by wearing one of Kristina's high-end designs. (Facebook)
June 19, 2016 - 10:22 GMT
Celebrate Eid in luxury by wearing one of Kristina's high-end designs.
Sheikh Shakhbout Medica City will feature operation rooms and emergency, intensive care, and neonatal departments as well as a medical research centre and 132 beds for intensive care cases. (Shutterstock)
June 19, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The billion-dollar Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City project will be one of the biggest medical facilities dedicated to intensive care in the region.
The UAE is set to be the first GCC country to introduce VAT in 2018 and is expecting to generate around Dhs 10bn to Dhs 12bn in revenues in its first year of implementation. (Shutterstock)
June 19, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Under phase one, companies which record annual revenues of over Dhs 3.75m will be obliged to register under the system and will be taxed accordingly.
The first stage of integrating the sea with the site involved the shutdown of selected pumps to allow the water level to rise slowly around the museum’s basements. (Arabian Business)
June 16, 2016 - 12:04 GMT
The developers of the Louvre Abu Dhabi are moving closer to realizing architect Jean Nouvel's vision for a 'museum city on the sea'.