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Dubai said to mull road toll increases to pay for $1bn projects

Dubai said to mull road toll increases to pay for $1bn projects

Transport authority chief says planning to invite bids for road projects as part of plans to upgrade transport links

DWTC says shows contributed $3.2bn to Dubai economy in 2015

DWTC says shows contributed $3.2bn to Dubai economy in 2015

Dubai World Trade Centre reveals value of exhibitions, trade events, conventions and conferences in new report

Qatar Foundation says to cease radio services in October

Qatar Foundation says to cease radio services in October

Arabic and English radio stations will cease broadcasting after 'transitional phase' over next four months

Saudi jewellery firm L'azurde to double number of shops by 2018

Saudi jewellery firm L'azurde to double number of shops by 2018

Newly-listed retailer sees expansion mainly in the Gulf but also in Egypt, Morocco and Algeria

Bahrain private wealth set to grow to $300bn by 2020

Bahrain private wealth set to grow to $300bn by 2020

New report says private wealth in Gulf kingdom is expected to rise by a third over next few years

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Saudi Arabia to set up college to encourage entrepreneurs
Education»

Saudi Arabia to set up college to encourage entrepreneurs

Prince Mohammad bin Salman College of Business and Entrepreneurship will be located in King Abdullah Economic City

Construction starts on new $30m City School in Ajman
Education»

Construction starts on new $30m City School in Ajman

R Education & Academic Development's project promises to be the largest school in the emirate

Jumeirah Golf Estates says Redwood Park phase 1 sold out
Construction»

Jumeirah Golf Estates says Redwood Park phase 1 sold out

Project overlooks championship golf course, Fire, and is due to be handed over to investors in Q4

UAE sees up to 120 daily complaints over Ramadan price hikes
Retail»

UAE sees up to 120 daily complaints over Ramadan price hikes

Consumer protection unit of Ministry of Economy says number of complaints rises by 25% over last year

German recycling firm to create 400 jobs in Sharjah
Technology»

German recycling firm to create 400 jobs in Sharjah

SOEX Group is set to begin operations from Hamriyah Free Zone by the middle of 2017

Kuwait's Mezzan set to launch JV operations in Saudi Arabia
Retail»

Kuwait's Mezzan set to launch JV operations in Saudi Arabia

Conglomerate says it is in talks with Saudi Arabia's Al Faisaliah Group to set up a joint venture in Gulf kingdom

MENA governments forecast to spend $11.5bn on IT in 2016
Technology»

MENA governments forecast to spend $11.5bn on IT in 2016

Gartner Inc says telecom services will be the largest category with $4.7bn set to be spent this year

Saudi Arabia to introduce hi-tech bracelets in haj safety push
Technology»

Saudi Arabia to introduce hi-tech bracelets in haj safety push

Move comes after 2,070 people died in a crush near the Muslim holy city of Makkah last September

Abu Dhabi fund IPIC records $2.6bn loss due to low oil price
Energy»

Abu Dhabi fund IPIC records $2.6bn loss due to low oil price

Fund says slumping oil prices has slashed its revenue by 30% last year to $35.8bn

Job losses expected at UAE's Radio One, Radio Two after management changes
Media»

Job losses expected at UAE's Radio One, Radio Two after management changes

UAE broadcaster says to stop managing radio stations 'with immediate effect'

HSBC Middle East completes transfer from Jersey to Dubai's DIFC
Banking & Finance»

HSBC Middle East completes transfer from Jersey to Dubai's DIFC

Banking major's transfer will attract assets valued at more than $40bn to Dubai International Financial Centre

Class act: Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair
Education»
Class act: Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair
The Middle East's growing thirst for specialty coffee
Gourmet»
The Middle East's growing thirst for specialty coffee
Shining success: Jeweller Ramesh Kalyanaraman
Style»
Shining success: Jeweller Ramesh Kalyanaraman
Olympics will come and go but Zika is here to stay, scientists say
Healthcare»
Olympics will come and go but Zika is here to stay, scientists say
Statistics fog raises risk as cheap oil hits Gulf
Banking & Finance»
Statistics fog raises risk as cheap oil hits Gulf
Yemen counter-terrorism mission shows UAE military ambition
Politics & Economics»
Yemen counter-terrorism mission shows UAE military ambition
Successful heirs sustain family businesses
Politics & Economics»
Successful heirs sustain family businesses
Trump and UK's Leave campaign are peas in a pod
Politics & Economics»
Trump and UK's Leave campaign are peas in a pod
Volkswagen's US diesel emissions settlement to cost $15 billion
Transport»
Volkswagen's US diesel emissions settlement to cost $15 billion
To Brexit or Regrexit? A dis-United Kingdom ponders turmoil of EU divorce
Politics & Economics»
To Brexit or Regrexit? A dis-United Kingdom ponders turmoil of EU divorce
The Brexit benefits for the GCC
Politics & Economics»
The Brexit benefits for the GCC
Merkel sees no need to rush Britain into quick EU divorce
Politics & Economics»
Merkel sees no need to rush Britain into quick EU divorce
Construction conflict blights Dubai's off-plan landscape
Property»
Construction conflict blights Dubai's off-plan landscape
The case for consolidation in the UAE's banking sector
Banking & Finance»
The case for consolidation in the UAE's banking sector
Saudi prince aims for Silicon Valley appeal to gleam at home
Technology»
Saudi prince aims for Silicon Valley appeal to gleam at home
University challenge: UAE's education chief Dr Ahmad Belhoul
Education»
University challenge: UAE's education chief Dr Ahmad Belhoul
Cash for clicks: are apps bad for you?
Technology»
Cash for clicks: are apps bad for you?
Why banking in the Gulf will never be the same again
Banking & Finance»
Why banking in the Gulf will never be the same again
Fawaz Gruosi: The king of black diamonds
Lifestyle»
Fawaz Gruosi: The king of black diamonds
Style»
World's largest uncut diamond fails to sell at auction

World's largest uncut diamond fails to sell at auction

A 812.77 carat uncut diamond named 'The Constellation' sold for $63.1 million to a Dubai-based firm, according to media reports.

Culture & Society»

Sheikh Mohammed breaks fast with national service recruits

HH Sheikh Mohammed was accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed for the iftar meal with the national service recruits at the national service school of the presidential guard, in Saih Hafeer area, at the Abu Dhabi-Dubai road

Culture & Society»
Reading Nation: UAE to send 8.2m books for unprivileged children

Reading Nation: UAE to send 8.2m books for unprivileged children

Campaign beats target of 5 million books for young people in Arab and Muslim countries

Photos»
Arts»
Dubai Metro featured in new Star Trek trailer

Dubai Metro featured in new Star Trek trailer

Latest film in sci-fi franchise to be released in UAE in October

Lifestyle»
How to get the job: 10 habits of a successful interviewee

How to get the job: 10 habits of a successful interviewee

What to do – and what not to – when given the chance to impress a prospective employer

Lifestyle»
14 UAE Instagram accounts you should follow

14 UAE Instagram accounts you should follow

A profile of 14 UAE Instagram accounts you have to follow, including foodies, Royals, photographers and more

Videos»
Wellness»
Top 10 keys to developing mental toughness

Top 10 keys to developing mental toughness

Stay in control, be grateful and sleep, says motivational speaker and 'mind coach' John Dabrowski

Sport»
Emery signs two-year coaching contract with PSG

Emery signs two-year coaching contract with PSG

Qatar-owned PSG replaced coach Laurent Blanc after chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi said there was “a feeling of failure” after winning the French title

Retail»
World's first 'robotics and innovation' store to open in Dubai's Festival City

World's first 'robotics and innovation' store to open in Dubai's Festival City

Action-to-Action’s Innovators shop aims to help tech start-ups sell their products in the region

Cars & Boats»

Aston Martin unveils limited edition Vanquish Zagato

Car features Italian design elements together with powerful V12 engine

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