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Q&A with Dubai Chamber
StartUp»

Q&A with Dubai Chamber

Sunday, 13 July 2014 2:32 PM

We spoke with Essa Al Zaabi of Dubai Chamber of Commerce to find out how it is helping start-ups survive and thrive

Mall talk
Retail»

Mall talk

Friday, 11 July 2014 1:53 AM

Plans for Dubai’s Mall of the World have made headlines all over the globe. But is there really a demand for this project, as well as the other retail developments the city plans to build?

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Blood on the bourse floor
Stocks»

Blood on the bourse floor

Saturday, 28 June 2014 1:53 AM

Arabtec’s share price collapse was the catalyst for a huge sell-off on the Dubai stock market last Tuesday, an event that resulted in unwanted headlines around the world

Finger on the pulse of Gulf healthcare
Healthcare»

Finger on the pulse of Gulf healthcare

Friday, 27 June 2014 1:08 AM

Fast-expanding Anglo Arabian Healthcare has already built up a considerable portfolio of brands in Dubai and the northern emirates. Backed by the likes of Waha Capital, it will shortly be looking at expansion into the rest of the Gulf

The spectacular rise and fall of Arabtec
Markets»

The spectacular rise and fall of Arabtec

Wednesday, 25 June 2014 6:59 PM

The ups and downs of Dubai most heavily traded stock teaches hard lessons about how risky the region remains for investors

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The politics of big data
Technology»

The politics of big data

Saturday, 21 June 2014 10:39 AM

The UAE may be one of the fastest adopters of e-government initiatives, but research carried out by the World Economic Forum suggests that there is still much work to be done

Iraqi Islamists' gains pose challenge to al Qaeda leader
Politics & Economics»

Iraqi Islamists' gains pose challenge to al Qaeda leader

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 6:02 PM

ISIL has captured swathes of territory in northwest and central Iraq, including the second city of Mosul

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Gulf's billions insulate economies, markets from Iraq turmoil
Politics & Economics»

Gulf's billions insulate economies, markets from Iraq turmoil

Monday, 16 June 2014 7:33 PM

Progress seen in building up financial resources on the back of high oil prices as a defence against regional instability

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Bahrain fights unrest, competition to remain business hub
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain fights unrest, competition to remain business hub

Monday, 16 June 2014 4:46 PM

Subsidies saga underlines the obstacles facing Bahrain as it seeks to move on from the events of 2011

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MidEast investors eye $180bn overseas spending
Banking & Finance»

MidEast investors eye $180bn overseas spending

Monday, 16 June 2014 2:36 PM

Arab institutional investors have been buying up swathes of European cities, with London the firm favourite. As new research estimates that $180bn will be invested by Middle East funds outside their home market in the next decade, we look at the factors and trends influencing this massive cash trail

Gateway to a new era
StartUp»

Gateway to a new era

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 11:28 AM

Could Telr be the answer to start-ups’ prayers? The new three-in-one payment gateway concept aims to smooth e-payments for young businesses, as well as offering the potential of funding.

7 of the best accounting apps
StartUp»

7 of the best accounting apps

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 10:10 AM

Tamara Pupic tracks down some of the best accounting apps on the market, and explains how they can help you balance the books.

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How to learn from failure
StartUp»

How to learn from failure

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 9:09 AM

If your start-up plans have fallen flat, don’t think of it as the end of the road. Turn your failure into a success

Should I… ask family for investment?
StartUp»

Should I… ask family for investment?

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 9:08 AM

Funds are always welcome, but what are the pros and cons of asking family members?

The power of infographics
StartUp»

The power of infographics

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 9:08 AM

We examine why infographics can be an important tool for start-ups


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