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Viva Kuwait chairman says telco aims to list by year-end
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Viva Kuwait chairman says telco aims to list by year-end

Monday, 1 September 2014 8:26 PM

Country's second biggest mobile phone operator plans to list on the Kuwait Stock Exchange

Saudi cenbank says may cap consumer lending, limits fees
Banking & Finance»

Saudi cenbank says may cap consumer lending, limits fees

Monday, 1 September 2014 7:19 PM

Rules could dent profit growth at banks, especially those that rely heavily on retail activity

Abu Dhabi's ADIB takes on Barclays' UAE retail banking ops
Banking & Finance»

Abu Dhabi's ADIB takes on Barclays' UAE retail banking ops

Monday, 1 September 2014 6:22 PM

Islamic bank announces formal completion of deal with UK giant; says working to ensure 'seamless transition' of 110,000 customers

Qatar telco's Myanmar start-up focuses on pay-as-you-go
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Qatar telco's Myanmar start-up focuses on pay-as-you-go

Monday, 1 September 2014 6:06 PM

Ooredoo has sold more than 1 million pre-paid SIM cards following its Aug 2 launch in the country

Qatar Airways launches 787 Dreamliner service to Vienna
Transport»

Qatar Airways launches 787 Dreamliner service to Vienna

Monday, 1 September 2014 5:11 PM

Doha-based carrier says introduction will add 92% more capacity to respond to increase in demand

Bathing in a shoe: The world’s most expensive bathtub
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Bathing in a shoe: The world’s most expensive bathtub

Monday, 1 September 2014 4:57 PM

Italian mosaic specialist SICIS caters fashionistas that look for products that set them apart

Saudi education spokesman fired after maternity leave row
Education»

Saudi education spokesman fired after maternity leave row

Monday, 1 September 2014 4:31 PM

Mubarak Al Asimi reportedly sacked after attributing 'damaging' statement to kingdom's Education Minister

Emirates says airline is not interested in Qantas investment
Transport»

Emirates says airline is not interested in Qantas investment

Monday, 1 September 2014 4:10 PM

Senior exec at Dubai-based airline says investment does not fit with company's strategy

Dubai's Meraas said to seek loan of up to $4bn
Banking & Finance»

Dubai's Meraas said to seek loan of up to $4bn

Monday, 1 September 2014 2:38 PM

Sources say state-owned property firm is in discussions with banks to raise funds

Nakheel opens first Dubai community retail mall, more to follow
Retail»

Nakheel opens first Dubai community retail mall, more to follow

Monday, 1 September 2014 2:26 PM

Developer officially opens Jumeirah Park Pavilion which features 28 shops, restaurants and cafes

India's Suba opens first MidEast hotel in Dubai
Travel & Hospitality»

India's Suba opens first MidEast hotel in Dubai

Monday, 1 September 2014 2:14 PM

Hotel operator says it plans to launch three more properties in the region by the end of 2017

Emirates NBD said to plan capital-boosting bond
Banking & Finance»

Emirates NBD said to plan capital-boosting bond

Monday, 1 September 2014 1:32 PM

Banking sources says Dubai's largest lender eyes second such issue in space of 18 months

Aldar says deal done to sell Abu Dhabi residential tower
Property»

Aldar says deal done to sell Abu Dhabi residential tower

Monday, 1 September 2014 1:18 PM

Dubai-based joint venture agrees to buy 202-unit building in Marina Square on Reem Island

Plans revealed for luxury One&Only resort in Bahrain
Travel & Hospitality»

Plans revealed for luxury One&Only resort in Bahrain

Monday, 1 September 2014 1:18 PM

Kerzner International says it has entered into agreement to develop and operate luxury resort in Seef

Saudi Ma'aden, Alcoa start ops at huge aluminium plant
Industries»

Saudi Ma'aden, Alcoa start ops at huge aluminium plant

Monday, 1 September 2014 1:18 PM

Saudi Arabian Mining Co says commercial operations begin at $10.8bn plant at Ras al-Khair


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