ArabianBusiness.com/subscribe Have trouble reading this email? See it in your browser
Would you also like to receive our Arabic Newsletter? Then click here
Wednesday, 20 February 2013 This newsletter reaches 162,112 readers, to advertise click here
NEWS »

Emirates Air Line losing $78,000 a week

Branded cable car named after Dubai carrier has seen users dwindle since Olympics

Gulf firms preparing IPOs up to $1bn - KPMG

At least five companies planning major flotations; Dubai has not seen IPO since 2008

Qatar Holding to launch $12bn investment firm

New unit of Gulf state's SWF will invest globally in shares, bonds and real estate

Dubai's Emirates to launch second Philippines route

Airline will start direct, daily flights to Clark International in central Pampanga province

UAE's du surges to four-year high as Dubai extends rally

Shares in du surge 11.7 percent, its biggest gain since April 2012, after strong earnings

Outcry over Israel soldier's photo of boy in crosshairs

Israel's army said on Tuesday it would hold investigation into conduct of soldier

UAE’s flydubai launches South Sudan route

Dubai-based low-cost carrier to fly four times a week to Juba from 21 April

Saudi to spend $71.6bn on projects in 2013

Capital expenditure to rise 2 percent as Saudi targets infrastructure projects

Dubai's Drake & Scull wins $83.5m Qatar contract

MEP contractor will provide works on mixed use development in capital Doha

Bahrain's Ahli United Bank posts Q4 profit rise

Gulf state's largest lender records 11.8 percent gain in profit on higher income

Mandatory insurance needed soon - Dubai health boss

Head of health authority says stalled health insurance scheme must be reintroduced

OPINIONS »

Dubai's new boom assumes short memories

Lingering debt woes from last boom and bust should dissuade risk of runaway spending

PHOTOS »

UK Prime Minister David Cameron visits India

British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in India with what he called Britain's biggest ever overseas business delegation for a three-day visit

North Korean defectors release propaganda balloons

North Korean defectors, now living in South Korea, prepare to release balloons carrying propaganda leaflets denouncing North Korea's nuclear test

EU renews sanctions against Syria

The European Union on February 18 renewed sanctions against Syria for a further three months

VIDEOS »

UK police release video of hit and run

Greater Manchester Police have released CCTV footage of a hit and run, which left a man with catastrophic injuries

Thousands take part in Chilean tomato fight

Seven thousand people and 40 tonnes of tomatoes take part in the annual "War of the Tomato" in the Chilean city of Quillon

Venezuela's Chavez returns home from Cuba

He says he's been leading Venezuela from his hospital bed in Cuba for nine weeks

US city bans use of drones

Unmanned aircraft, or drones, are widely used by the US against foreign targets

Latest Reader Comments

Qatar bans top cycling team due to “lack of respect”
David Phipps : Shocking how Etixx think they can be so disrespectful. Doesn't bode well for the worlds event coming up....
UK - Monday, 8 February 2016 4:29 PM

Emirates mocks Lufthansa CEO over ‘blame games’
Rootless : I think the same argument is increasingly going to apply to Emirates. The A380 is not new but is the last addition to Emirates' fleet. Emirates has no orders for the 787 or the A350 both newer and significantly more comfortable on-board than EK's A380s, many of which are now looking a bit tatty gi...
UAE - Monday, 8 February 2016 4:29 PM

Small businesses in the UAE need more support than ever
Neil Petch : I'd have to agree with Mazher, and further point out that the costs mentioned to start up in the UAE are either vastly inflated in the article or refer to a specific type of company requiring addition approvals and office space.

One can set up an offshore company here for just over $1000;...
UAE - Monday, 8 February 2016 12:23 PM

Vishal Mahtani: How I juggle 6 businesses at the same time
Scott Wolf @ Grace Century : Great article ,Vishal, although I always get nervous when I hear "serial entrepreneur".We all know it takes tremendous time, effort, and attention for any start-up.Finding a niche and a need is paramount, no matter how good of a delegator or manager. Congrats!...
United Arab Emirates - Monday, 8 February 2016 12:23 PM

50% of Dubai property projects 'fail to hit 2015 handover'
Bhat : This can turn out to be beneficial for the market as the current inventory will be absorbed and the downward pressure will be sustained. ...
United Arab Emirates - Monday, 8 February 2016 12:23 PM

All READER COMMENTS
     

EDITOR'S CHOICE »

1.

REVEALED: Most on-time international airlines

Arabian Business counts down the world's most punctual international airlines

2.

REVEALED: World's biggest defence firms

Lockheed Martin tops SIPRI countdown of world's 100 biggest arms companies

FEATURES & ANALYSIS »

Egypt on the brink

Haphazard management has left the Arab world’s most populous country facing a future of rising unemployment and capital flight

F1 and Emirates: A formula for success

F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone is widening his ambitions in the Gulf, and the possibility of a regional team or a third race could still be on the cards.

Follow Us
facebook facebook facebook facebook
Markets
ADX 4,103 -0.01%
ASE 2,111 -0.68%
BSE 1,176 -0.09%
DFM 3,095 1.89%
KSE 5,209 0.05%
QE 9,698 0.81%
SSE 5,906 0.16%
Share prices are updated with a 15-minute delay. Data is not intended for trading purposes
Banking & Finance |  Construction & Industry |  Education |  Energy |  Healthcare |  Media & Marketing
Personal Finance |  Real Estate |  Retail |  Technology |  Transport |  Travel & Hospitality