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Kuwait's cabinet set to vote on expat quota plan
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait's cabinet set to vote on expat quota plan

Sunday, 11 January 2015 1:40 PM

Plan to limit the size of the population of any one nationality in Kuwait, announced last year, is ready to be presented to the Cabinet

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Launch of the MidEast's first online-only retail bank
Banking & Finance»

Launch of the MidEast's first online-only retail bank

Sunday, 11 January 2015 10:25 AM

Saudi gov't-backed Gulf International Bank is seeking to diversify after almost collapsing during the global financial crisis

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Abu Dhabi named best-selling Rolls-Royce dealership in 2014
Retail»

Abu Dhabi named best-selling Rolls-Royce dealership in 2014

Saturday, 10 January 2015 2:55 AM

Luxury UK car maker also says Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman are among the most improved markets in world

HalalTrip mobile app to make travel easier for Muslims
Technology»

HalalTrip mobile app to make travel easier for Muslims

Saturday, 10 January 2015 2:54 AM

App allows user to share and rate Halal food across the world

Ringing in a new era: Ooredoo Oman CEO Greg Young
Technology»

Ringing in a new era: Ooredoo Oman CEO Greg Young

Friday, 9 January 2015 2:06 AM

Oman’s second telco, Nawras, has now officially rebranded as Ooredoo, spreading the Qatar-based firm’s global reach. Ooredoo Oman CEO Greg Young explains why the move will create noise not only in the domestic but in the international telecoms industry as well, and why sites such as Facebook and YouTube also will be listening in

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Qatar Airways 'testing on-ground black box technology'
Technology»

Qatar Airways 'testing on-ground black box technology'

Thursday, 8 January 2015 4:54 PM

Akbar Al Baker says Qatar would be the first airline in the world to introduce technology that records flight data on the ground

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Hospital construction workers win wages dispute in Kuwait
Culture & Society»

Hospital construction workers win wages dispute in Kuwait

Thursday, 8 January 2015 1:31 PM

Hundreds of labourers return to work after a week-long strike over three months’ worth of unpaid salaries

Five trends that will shape the Arab World's online industry in 2015
Technology»

Five trends that will shape the Arab World's online industry in 2015

Thursday, 8 January 2015 11:46 AM

Online business growth continues unabated, while traditional industries witness dwindling margins and growth

Majority of UAE online fraud victims unable to recover losses
Technology»

Majority of UAE online fraud victims unable to recover losses

Thursday, 8 January 2015 10:08 AM

Survey shows that only 44% of survey respondents able to recover lost funds

Technology»

Highlights of 2015 International CES

Wednesday, 7 January 2015 12:36 PM

CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, is expected to feature 3,600 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 150,000 attendees.

Technology»

Virtual reality therapy uses avatars to teach self-compassion

Wednesday, 7 January 2015 12:36 PM

Researchers say self-compassion can be taught using avatars in an immersive virtual reality, with their trials showing reduced self-criticism and increased self-compassion in participants.

Technology»

Giant kites tapping into high wind power

Wednesday, 7 January 2015 12:36 PM

A team of researchers in the Netherlands is developing a new and cheaper way of harnessing energy from the wind. By flying one kite, they are able to produce enough electricity to power 10 homes.

Technology»

Zuckerberg announces New Year's resolution - read books

Wednesday, 7 January 2015 12:36 PM

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has gone public again with his New Year's resolution. He's declared 2015 " a year of books" and has unveiled a new Facebook page where readers can follow his reading list as he aims to read a book every two weeks for the next 12 months.

Stock markets: Gulf markets edge up after sell-offs
Markets»

Stock markets: Gulf markets edge up after sell-offs

Wednesday, 7 January 2015 11:20 AM

Dubai's bourse, which had fallen 8.6 percent this week, added 1.7 percent in early trade as most stocks posted gains

Oil slides 10% in just 2 days to the lowest levels since spring 2009
Commodities»

Oil slides 10% in just 2 days to the lowest levels since spring 2009

Wednesday, 7 January 2015 10:10 AM

Crude prices are down more than 55% from summer highs


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