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Three senior staff at UAE's Arabtec quit
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Three senior staff at UAE's Arabtec quit

Wednesday, 8 July 2015 10:20 AM

Dubai-listed construction company has lost its chief financial officer, chief human resources officer and general counsel

From Chess City to Smurf villages & vertical farms: The Gulf's most outlandish projects
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From Chess City to Smurf villages & vertical farms: The Gulf's most outlandish projects

Wednesday, 8 July 2015 9:50 AM

Updated: We look at some of the projects pitched in the region over the last few years, including a lavish Alpine-style snowdome, a tower covered in flowers and an underwater tennis court

UAE confirms gov't salaries to be paid early on July 14
Banking & Finance»

UAE confirms gov't salaries to be paid early on July 14

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 6:28 PM

Ministry of Finance says montly payrolls prepared early to give employees financial boost prior to Eid celebrations

UAE set to launch more Braille currency notes
Banking & Finance»

UAE set to launch more Braille currency notes

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 4:44 PM

Central bank says it will put into circulation AED500 and AED5 notes specially produced for blind and sight impaired

Dubai's DWC steps up to compete for Chinese businesses
Banking & Finance»

Dubai's DWC steps up to compete for Chinese businesses

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 4:14 PM

Dubai World Central Business Park is competing against the emirate’s other free zones to attract the lucrative Chinese market

Arab tycoons should give more to charity, says Al Ghurair
Banking & Finance»

Arab tycoons should give more to charity, says Al Ghurair

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 3:48 PM

Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair calls on the emirate to 'institutionalise' philanthropy as family launches education foundation

Plans submitted for London rival to Qatar-backed The Shard
Construction»

Plans submitted for London rival to Qatar-backed The Shard

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 3:08 PM

Developers are seeking permission to construct a 304m tower to rival Qatar-funded landmark

Emirati driver 'attacked with sword' after road dispute
Culture & Society»

Emirati driver 'attacked with sword' after road dispute

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 2:31 PM

Defendants deny attacking motorist after he warned them there was smoke coming from their car

Boxing reality show seeks contestants in Dubai
Media»

Boxing reality show seeks contestants in Dubai

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 2:22 PM

New reality show named White Collar DXB is looking to make boxers out of amateurs

Turkish Airlines flight diverted to Delhi after bomb threat
Transport»

Turkish Airlines flight diverted to Delhi after bomb threat

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 2:21 PM

Emergency landing is forced after note warning of a bomb was found in the lavatory

Swiss hotel firm plans fourth property in Jeddah
Travel & Hospitality»

Swiss hotel firm plans fourth property in Jeddah

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 2:14 PM

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts says 300-room property is scheduled to open in Q1 2019

Dubai's Abraaj buys majority stake in Nigerian mattress maker
Banking & Finance»

Dubai's Abraaj buys majority stake in Nigerian mattress maker

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 2:14 PM

Private equity firm inks deal for Mouka Ltd with founding family retaining a minority interest

UAE firms save $493m during labour card grace period
Culture & Society»

UAE firms save $493m during labour card grace period

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 2:14 PM

Labour Ministry says nearly 28,000 companies have resettled fines relating to 58,000 workers during grace period

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Saudi's Sadara signs $3.77bn power deal with state utility
Energy»

Saudi's Sadara signs $3.77bn power deal with state utility

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 2:14 PM

Agreement will see Saudi Electricity Co supplying power to Sadara's chemicals complex in Jubail Industrial City

US airports claim Gulf carriers causing 'devastating consequences'
Transport»

US airports claim Gulf carriers causing 'devastating consequences'

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 2:13 PM

More than 30 local airports are calling on the US gov’t to intervene in the $40bn subsidies row to prevent the collapse of flights to smaller US markets

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