Latest Politics & Economics Opinions

Last Updated: Tue, Apr 25 2017 | 9:11 AM |
Kuwaiti politicians should perhaps remain silent
Politics & Economics»

Kuwaiti politicians should perhaps remain silent

Thursday, 20 April 2017 1:57 PM

Comment: Parliament’s only female member wants to tax expats more than locals - and she is not afraid to say why

1
May's visit underlines UK's desire to be 'partner of choice' for Gulf states
Politics & Economics»

May's visit underlines UK's desire to be 'partner of choice' for Gulf states

Sunday, 9 April 2017 9:44 AM

Dramatic economic and political changes are binding the UK and Gulf states tighter than ever.

GCC gov't spending levels can lead to more volatile growth in the region
Politics & Economics»

GCC gov't spending levels can lead to more volatile growth in the region

Sunday, 9 April 2017 9:42 AM

Reducing public spending during a downturn will make it even harder to return to growth, underpinning the need for more investment.

Employees demand training opportunities, or they will leave their jobs
Jobs»

Employees demand training opportunities, or they will leave their jobs

Sunday, 2 April 2017 10:06 AM

The clear and present need in this region is better access to learning tools and platforms at an affordable price

What Brexit really means for UK-UAE trade
Politics & Economics»

What Brexit really means for UK-UAE trade

Thursday, 30 March 2017 3:11 PM

Jonathan MacPherson, deputy chairman and COO, British Business Group Dubai and Northern Emirates, says don't believe everything you read

Bahrain's economy is healthier than you think
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain's economy is healthier than you think

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 9:35 AM

The kingdom is creating a technology-led start-up ecosystem that will ensure it is ahead of the curve.

Oil prices remain a dominant factor in business optimism in UAE and KSA
Politics & Economics»

Oil prices remain a dominant factor in business optimism in UAE and KSA

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 9:34 AM

This year is likely to remain challenging, with oil markets showing us that they could remain quite volatile

When it comes to Bahrain's SMEs, less is more
Politics & Economics»

When it comes to Bahrain's SMEs, less is more

Sunday, 19 March 2017 10:06 AM

Supporting the best ideas to scale up is better than a maze of start-ups.

Why the UAE is forging closer ties with India
Politics & Economics»

Why the UAE is forging closer ties with India

Monday, 13 March 2017 10:09 AM

World’s largest democracy expected to overtake China in 2022 to become the world’s most populous nation

Dubai is a modern city, built for business
Politics & Economics»

Dubai is a modern city, built for business

Monday, 13 March 2017 9:25 AM

Why events are a key plank in the emirate’s transition towards a knowledge-based economy.

King Salman knows a picture speaks a thousand words
Politics & Economics»

King Salman knows a picture speaks a thousand words

Sunday, 12 March 2017 11:33 AM

Posing for a selfie in Indonesia shows the Saudi monarch is “approachable and modern”.

Tell me again exactly how Dubai has hurt you?
Politics & Economics»

Tell me again exactly how Dubai has hurt you?

Sunday, 12 March 2017 8:12 AM

Too many people focus on what the emirate is not, rather than what it is.

31
GCC consumers need to be better protected
Retail»

GCC consumers need to be better protected

Sunday, 5 March 2017 11:31 AM

Governments must make it easier to complain, while better enforcing regulations.

Why MENA stock markets are likely to shine in 2017
Markets»

Why MENA stock markets are likely to shine in 2017

Saturday, 21 January 2017 1:33 AM

While a veil of uncertainty remains, there are plenty of reasons the region is better positioned to attract investors than its emerging market peers

Why UAE expats want more from a skilled economy
Politics & Economics»

Why UAE expats want more from a skilled economy

Saturday, 14 January 2017 1:16 AM

The UAE will need to ensure a good quality of life for residents if it is to meet its goal of increasing the number of professional workers, says Courtney Trenwith


611 results found
Don't miss
Revealed: how much you should tip for services in Dubai?

Revealed: how much you should tip for services in Dubai?

New guide is published to make this decision easier for you; reveals who gets the best tips...

Gone in 31 seconds: Dubai gold shop thieves arrested

Gone in 31 seconds: Dubai gold shop thieves arrested

Gang stole jewellery worth $545,000 in just 31 seconds

Activists fear for Saudi woman who tried to flee forced marriage

Activists fear for Saudi woman who tried to flee forced marriage

Dina Ali Lasloom reportedly returned to Gulf kingdom against her will after trying to flee...

Sunil Vaswani tops Indian Rich List for third year running

Sunil Vaswani tops Indian Rich List for third year running

Our exclusive ranking of the Gulf’s wealthiest Indian expatriates.

The World's Most Influential Arab Women

The World's Most Influential Arab Women

The annual list of the world’s most influential Arab women

Focus: 'Amazon did not come to the region for Souq.com alone'

Focus: 'Amazon did not come to the region for Souq.com alone'

E-commerce experts say retailers will have to up their game following Amazon’s acquisition...

Most Discussed
sponsoredTracking