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Bahrain the most cost-effective destination for business in the GCC (Shutterstock)
January 22, 2019 - 13:06 GMT
Minimal operating costs, a beneficial tax structure and a welcoming culture have made Bahrain the most cost-effective destination for business in the GCC, said a report.
Expat investors can now bring their family members or siblings without regard to their age (Shutterstock)
January 22, 2019 - 12:29 GMT
As the country looks to woo more foreign investors to spur economic growth, the Royal Oman Police (ROP) confirmed that the adult children of overseas investors who live in Oman can stay with them.
Amazon maintained its title as the world’s most valuable brand, an independent brand valuation and strategy consultancy. (Shutterstock)
January 22, 2019 - 12:05 GMT
Amazon maintained its title as the world’s most valuable brand, an independent brand valuation and strategy consultancy announced on Tuesday.
Sri Lankan to Invest $10 Million in Bahrain’s Renewable Energy Sector. (Shutterstock)
January 22, 2019 - 12:04 GMT
Sri Lanka’s leading solar energy provider JLanka Technologies plans to invest $10 million in Bahrain’s renewable energy sector over the next five years.
Check out World Economic Forum’s Agenda in Davos. (Shutterstock)
January 22, 2019 - 10:52 GMT
More than 3,000 political, business and civil leaders have descended upon Davos in Switzerland for the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, with the main event getting underway on Tuesday.
Google became the first U.S. tech company to be hit for violating the regulations. (Shutterstock)
January 22, 2019 - 10:22 GMT
French regulators fined Google almost $57 million Monday for running afoul of Europe's new data privacy laws that went into effect last year.
Dato Ku Jaafar Ku Shaari, Chief of Body
January 22, 2019 - 10:20 GMT
The Developing-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation works to adopt one card payment system, said the chief of body.
Most UAE residents rely on their gratuity to fund their retirement, a new research has shown. (Shutterstock)
January 22, 2019 - 09:04 GMT
Most UAE residents rely on their gratuity to fund their retirement, a new research has shown, and most of them will will take home more than Dh20,000 at the end of service.
The project is based on US shale oil technology for natural gas extraction. (Shutterstock)
January 22, 2019 - 07:31 GMT
New US-Sudanese talks have started in Khartoum to expand oil investment projects with the largest number of American companies.
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde at a press conference on IMF World Economic Outlook ahead of the World Economic Forum annual meeting on Monday in Davos. (AFP)
January 22, 2019 - 07:15 GMT
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday cut the growth outlook for the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan and Pakistan (Menaap) and the world economy for 2019 due to weaker oil prices and the trade war between the US and China.
Qatar announces heavy investment in Lebanon's government bonds as means of supporting the latter's economy. (Shutterstock)
January 22, 2019 - 07:09 GMT
Qatar announces heavy investment in Lebanon's government bonds as means of supporting the latter's economy.
The initiative aims to provide more work opportunities for Saudi women. (Shutterstock)
January 22, 2019 - 07:07 GMT
The Saudi Ministry of Labour and Social Development (MLSD) has launched an initiative to set new standards for work environment suitable for women, aiming to improve it and make it more attractive.
Getting the world's richest 1 percent to pay just 0.5 percent extra tax on their wealth could raise more money than it would cost to educate the 262 million children out of school. (Shutterstock)
January 21, 2019 - 12:47 GMT
Wealth inequality around the world is "out of control" and doing particular harm to women, anti-poverty campaigner Oxfam warned Monday ahead of the annual gathering of business and political leaders in the Swiss ski resort of Davos.
Jordan highlights plans to attract more patients for treatment in Jordan. (Shutterstock)
January 21, 2019 - 12:02 GMT
His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday said that Jordan has all the ingredients to build a remarkable medical tourism industry, adding that such a potential should be tapped through providing high-quality products and better coordination between stakeholders.
Berlin has revoked Iranian airline Mahan's right to operate in Germany. (Shutterstock)
January 21, 2019 - 10:47 GMT
Berlin has revoked Iranian airline Mahan's right to operate in Germany, a senior government source told Reuters on Monday, giving both safety concerns and the suspicion that the airline was being used for military purposes as reasons.
Qatar has pledged $50 million to create jobs for young people in the Middle East at an Arab economic summit in Lebanon. (Shutterstock)
January 21, 2019 - 10:10 GMT
Qatar has pledged $50 million to create jobs for young people in the Middle East at an Arab economic summit in Lebanon, local newspaper al-Sharq reported.