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The validity of employment visas issued by the Saudi Ministry of Labor for the private sector has been reduced from two years to one year. (AFP/ File)
October 24, 2017 - 11:14 GMT
The validity of employment visas for private sector firms in Saudi Arabia has been reduced from two years to one year.
Dozens of the biggest names in global business are making the trip to Riyadh today, including IMF chief Christine Lagarde. (Cristobal Bouroncle/ AFP)
October 24, 2017 - 10:53 GMT
A major conference is taking place in the Saudi capital today attended by some of the world’s top business leaders and money managers.
The UAE is now among 20 countries worldwide that offer the innovative service. (AFP/ File)
October 24, 2017 - 08:56 GMT
Six UAE banks, Etisalat and du, Dubai Metro and Etihad have all announced they will allow for Apple Pay payments.
In this opinion piece, Vitaliy Katsenelson explains why some under-performing companies, like Coca-Cola, still have good stocks, while the opposite is not always true. (File photo)
October 23, 2017 - 15:17 GMT
In this opinion piece, Vitaliy Katsenelson explains why some under-performing companies, like Coca-Cola, still have good stocks, while the opposite is not always true.
The two sides reached an agreement on opening border crossings and developing ports, roads and border areas. (AFP)
October 23, 2017 - 12:40 GMT
The two sides reached an agreement on opening border crossings and developing ports, roads and border areas.
Hiring mothers of Saudi men and women and children of Saudi women is now part of the country's Saudization plans. (AFP)
October 23, 2017 - 12:06 GMT
Hiring foreigners who are mothers of Saudi men and women, as well as children of Saudi women, will be allowed in professions which have been restricted only to Saudis.
Trading of DFM General Index futures is expected to begin later this year. (AFP)
October 23, 2017 - 11:31 GMT
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and Nasdaq Dubai have signed a licence agreement under which DFM's futures contracts will be traded on Nasdaq.
Dubai-based Emaar Properties today confirmed plans to sell a 20 percent stake in its real estate development business. (File photo)
October 22, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
The UAE has all it takes to become the region's IPO hub, says expert.
Qatar has announced a new draft law that seeks to protect and boost local production. (File photo)
October 22, 2017 - 14:36 GMT
Qatar has announced a new draft law that seeks to protect and boost national products.
The city’s port is planned to have a capacity to handle two million containers by 2025, instead of 875,000 currently. (AFP/ File)
October 22, 2017 - 14:16 GMT
Jordanian officials said they have a plan in place to attract $10 billion worth of investment to Aqaba by 2025.
This decision allows more than 25 million residents in GCC states to get a visa on arrival at Tunisian airports and border crossing points. (AFP/ File)
October 22, 2017 - 14:07 GMT
This decision allows more than 25 million residents in GCC states to get a visa on arrival at Tunisian airports and border crossing points.
Happy Diwali from Dubai to the world! (YouTube/ Emirates)
October 19, 2017 - 15:36 GMT
Happy Diwali from Dubai to the world!
Omar Sultan Al Olama, 27 years old, is the UAE's first minister of state for AI. (Pictured here: Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum/ File)
October 19, 2017 - 14:48 GMT
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum today announced a major reshuffle of the UAE's government.
Were you one of thousands of Dubai residents who received a text from Sheikh Hamdan today? (Photo by Kelly Clarke)
October 19, 2017 - 13:21 GMT
"I challenge you to join the Dubai Fitness Challenge" was Sheikh Hamdan's SMS today to thousands of Dubai residents inviting them to join the Dubai Fitness Challenge.
A splurge on marketing spending failed to deliver a bottom-line boost to Damac Properties for this quarter. (File photo)
October 19, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
A splurge on marketing spending failed to deliver a bottom-line boost to Damac Properties for this quarter.
The multi-billion dollar arms deal with Bahrain comes as US President Donald Trump has eased restrictions on arms sales to certain countries including Bahrain. (AFP/ File)
October 18, 2017 - 15:35 GMT
The Bahrain Defense Force said it signed a deal with Lockheed Martin to purchase 16 upgraded F-16 fighter jets.