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A guidebook will be distributed among 100,000 foreign workers this year so they know their rights, responsibilities, and UAE culture. (Photo: Gulf News)
February 18, 2018 - 11:52 GMT
A guidebook will be distributed among 100,000 foreign workers this year so they know their rights, responsibilities, and UAE culture.
The ministry has, in the past, repeatedly warned companies to comply with the Omanization policy. (File photo)
February 18, 2018 - 11:25 GMT
Oman's Ministry of Manpower announced that it has taken action against 199 companies for not hiring Omani nationals.
Running from February 18-22, Gulfood 2018 is expected to attract more than 97,000 attendees. (File photo)
February 18, 2018 - 11:10 GMT
The world’s largest food and hospitality exhibition returns to Dubai with exhibitors from across the globe.
Saudi Arabia has some of the world's tightest restrictions on women. (Fayez Nureldine/ AFP)
February 18, 2018 - 10:45 GMT
The Saudi Ministry of Commerce announced on Twitter that women in Saudi Arabia will no longer need their male guardian’s permission to start a business.
Will gold ever get its glow back? Analysts weigh in. (Shutterstock)
February 15, 2018 - 18:00 GMT
Gold ended January with a gain of 3 percent after reaching a 17-month peak on January 25. But is it enough for the yellow metal to shine again?
Cross-border commercial traffic was suspended after South Sudan declared independence in 2011. (Courtesy of Voa News)
February 15, 2018 - 13:43 GMT
Cross-border commercial traffic was suspended after South Sudan declared independence in 2011.
Corruption in the real estate sector is one of many instances of corruption in Lebanon. (Shutterstock)
February 15, 2018 - 11:35 GMT
A senior judge said that corruption in the real estate sector was costing Lebanon up to $40 million a year.
Oil prices continued to rise on Thursday, after a lower than expected rise in U.S. inventories and Saudi renewed commitment to curtail production. (File photo)
February 15, 2018 - 10:48 GMT
Oil prices continued to rise on Thursday, after a lower than expected rise in U.S. inventories and Saudi renewed commitment to curtail production.
Saudi Minister of Energy Khalid Al-Falih. (AFP/ File)
February 15, 2018 - 10:28 GMT
Saudi Arabia is planning to double its natural gas production to 23 billion cubic feet per day in the next 10 years, Minister of Energy Khalid Al-Falih said on Wednesday.
UAE's travel and tourism GDP will increase from $18.7 billion in 2016 to $34.6 billion by 2026, with Dubai leading the way. (Shutterstock)
February 15, 2018 - 09:36 GMT
The number of people working in the travel and tourism sector will increase from 317,300 in 2016 to 394,700 by 2026 in the UAE, according to a report.
The new tax comes on top of the value-added tax (VAT) and the already existing service tax. (File photo)
February 15, 2018 - 09:28 GMT
Guests staying in hotels and furnished apartments in Saudi Arabia will now have to pay more on room tariff by way of a newly-introduced municipality tax.
Hussain Sajwani, Chairman of Damac Properties. (File photo)
February 14, 2018 - 12:19 GMT
Damac posted a nearly 47 percent drop in fourth-quarter profit, while full year profit dropped by 25 percent.
GCC countries are still far from adopting resolution regimes discussed during the financial crisis in 2008, a report says. (File photo)
February 14, 2018 - 11:30 GMT
Banks in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are still far from the implementation of resolution regimes discussed during the financial crisis in 2008, says S&P Global Ratings in a report.
Hotels across Dubai had something to cheer about in January: they all saw more guests coming in, especially Russians. (Mohamed El-Shahed/ AFP)
February 13, 2018 - 12:24 GMT
Hotels across Dubai had something to cheer about in January: they all saw more guests coming in, especially Russians.
The new Jeddah Downtown. (Courtesy of The Saudi Gazette)
February 13, 2018 - 11:48 GMT
Here are the 10 highest value development projects in Saudi Arabia, according to the latest ‘Top Projects in Saudi Arabia’ report prepared by the BNC Network.
Good news: Jordan improved four ranks in the environmental sustainability dimension for 2017. (Shutterstock)
February 12, 2018 - 12:27 GMT
Jordan's ranking in the World Energy Council’s Trilemma 2017 Index dropped 12 positions to 87 out of 125 countries, Petra reported.