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How internships can boost your start-up
StartUp»

How internships can boost your start-up

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 10:34 AM

Sharene Lee, co-founder of Dubai-based social network start-up Melltoo, explains how internship programmes can help start-ups grow

Of course I don't need a shrink
Culture & Society»

Of course I don't need a shrink

Sunday, 28 September 2014 3:53 PM

Learning about yourself is one of the most rewarding journeys you'll experience, says Silja Litvin

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Good times are over for Dubai property... and we should be thankful
Property»

Good times are over for Dubai property... and we should be thankful

Saturday, 27 September 2014 1:40 AM

Despite the big project announcements at Cityscape, the evidence suggests Dubai’s real estate market is becoming more mature, says Anil Bhoyrul

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Second time lucky on The World?
Property»

Second time lucky on The World?

Saturday, 20 September 2014 1:45 AM

Promises from developers of the islands have come and gone but is it different this time, asks Ed Attwood

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How the Ukrainian crisis could cause tremors in the Gulf
Politics & Economics»

How the Ukrainian crisis could cause tremors in the Gulf

Thursday, 18 September 2014 8:58 PM

Moscow is likely to continue expanding its arms trade with its new Middle Eastern partners, says Armand Arton

Analysing the MidEast's surge in online classifieds
Media»

Analysing the MidEast's surge in online classifieds

Thursday, 18 September 2014 3:57 PM

How the decline in print advertising in the region has been replaced in the fast-paced digital era

Why do 72% of new products flop? How to beat the statistics
Banking & Finance»

Why do 72% of new products flop? How to beat the statistics

Thursday, 18 September 2014 3:51 PM

Dr Georg Tacke reveals some of the tactics to use to make sure you are one of the ones that succeeds

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The challenges facing the UAE's long-delayed credit bureau
Banking & Finance»

The challenges facing the UAE's long-delayed credit bureau

Saturday, 13 September 2014 1:52 AM

The UAE’s federal credit bureau has finally come online. Authorities have done their bit, now it’s up to banks and other lenders to take it seriously, says Courtney Trenwith

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Worst time for Saudi Arabia's giant new oil refinery
Energy»

Worst time for Saudi Arabia's giant new oil refinery

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 4:03 PM

Not a good moment to start up an export-oriented oil refinery, says Reuters columnist Clyde Russell

Achieving 20m by 2020: DTCM chief HE Helal Saeed Almarri
Travel & Hospitality»

Achieving 20m by 2020: DTCM chief HE Helal Saeed Almarri

Sunday, 7 September 2014 4:26 PM

Dubai's tourism boss on becoming one of the world’s most visited cities

How Emaar shares turned out better than Facebook
Markets»

How Emaar shares turned out better than Facebook

Saturday, 6 September 2014 1:34 AM

Company’s mall listing has helped deliver a 116 percent one-year return for shareholders, says Anil Bhoyrul

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Taxis Vs. Uber: Resistance to change?
Transport»

Taxis Vs. Uber: Resistance to change?

Thursday, 4 September 2014 12:27 PM

Three things traditional taxi companies have in common with businesses of the past, by IMD Professor Cyril Bouquet and Chloé Renault

Now is the time for Nakheel to chase the budget market
Property»

Now is the time for Nakheel to chase the budget market

Saturday, 30 August 2014 1:38 AM

The master developer’s improving financial position gives it the space it needs to revamp its most famous mega project, says Anil Bhoyrul

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Gulftainer's US move is a storm in a teacup
Transport»

Gulftainer's US move is a storm in a teacup

Saturday, 23 August 2014 1:47 AM

Reactionary politics should stay out of the way of Sharjah port operator's ambitions in the US, says Ed Attwood

Online marketplaces: The new commerce power players
StartUp»

Online marketplaces: The new commerce power players

Monday, 11 August 2014 2:44 PM

Smart start-ups are giving traditional market places a run for their money, says Khaldoon Tabaza


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