'.Amazon' gives e-commerce giant its own internet domain

Brazil and several other countries put the US company on notice that they were opposed to the idea when Amazon applied in 2012...
21 May 2019

Former F1 champion Niki Lauda dies at 70

Austrian Lauda won the Formula One drivers' world championship three times, in 1975 and 1977 for Ferrari and in 1984 with McLaren...
21 May 2019

Look who's talking: the Gulf's $1trn bank merger bonanza

More than 20 Gulf financial institutions with total assets exceeding $1 trillion are in merger talks...
20 May 2019

Former RAF Wing Commander named as Dubai plane crash victim

David Phillips served as an air traffic control examiner and had more than 3,000 hours of flying experience...
20 May 2019

Ford to cut 7,000 jobs, 10% of global staff

US car manufacturing giant announces plan for heavy job cuts across global operations...
20 May 2019

Dubai's giant solar park set to add more power by end-June

300MW second stage of the 800MW third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park set to go live next month...
20 May 2019

Dubai Health Authority launches new neurology, stroke unit

Neurology and Stroke Unit at Rashid Hospital in Dubai has an 18-bed capacity...
20 May 2019

India shares hit record high over Modi election victory forecasts

The seven rounds of voting over six weeks ended in India on Sunday with about 65% of eligible voters taking part...
20 May 2019

Goldman in talks to buy $2.2bn B&B Hotels from PAI

B&B Hotels has more than 486 hotels and operates in markets including Europe, Brazil and Morocco...
20 May 2019

Google v Huawei hits millions of smartphone users

The decision means that Huawei users will start losing access to Google's proprietary services such as Gmail and Maps, and be shut out of future upgrades to Android on their phones...
20 May 2019

UAE's EGA opens new facility to boost industrial waste recycling

Emirates Global Aluminium announces the start-up of a new AED15m pre-treatment and crusher facility for spent pot lining...
20 May 2019

Al Salem Johnson Controls to open new Saudi factory in KAEC Industrial Valley

The new factory will take advantage of the logistic services provided by King Abdullah Port...
20 May 2019

More Dubai tenants looking to trade up, says broker

Fidu Properties, the Chinese company operating in the UAE, says it is bullish about the growth potential of the real estate sector in Dubai...
20 May 2019

Dubai electronic taxi payments close to 3.2m in Q1

Roads and Transport Authority says payment of taxi fare through electronic means hits 3,199,323 transactions in first quarter of 2019...
20 May 2019

Ajman Bank, Rasmala ink $90m deal for UAE real estate portfolio

New entity Makaseb Real Estate Investments completes first transaction to buy UAE logistic and residential assets...
20 May 2019

Dubai fashion retailer Centrepoint reveals Gulf expansion plan

Landmark Group's largest fashion retailer says to open 18 new stores across locations in the GCC by June 2020...
20 May 2019

Reel Cinemas opens second dedicated screen for kids in Dubai

Reel Cinemas has opened its second dedicated screen for kids - Reel Junior - at The Dubai Mall...
20 May 2019

Dubai free zone waives $9.5m fines for firms amid tolerance push

Jebel Ali Free Zone says it will waive fines owed by its businesses as part of the Year of Tolerance initiative...
20 May 2019

Developers secure $1bn financing for Sharjah power project

Financing has been secured for the 1.8 gigawatt Hamriyah Independent Power Company in Sharjah...
20 May 2019

Dubai's Pantry Cafe chain says to close all outlets

Gourmet cafe chain has announced it is to close its Dubai locations permanently after four years in business...
20 May 2019