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Qatar 2022 will cost 4,000 lives, claims trade union

International Trade Union Congress estimates construction death toll; calls for urgent reforms

Nakheel set to launch sales on new Dubai project

Warsan Village will feature nearly 1,200 new homes; construction to start in Q1 2014

Etihad hires 200 new staff for India expansion

Abu Dhabi airline says recruitment campaign in Bangalore, Mumbai and New Delhi was big success

UAE's first REIT plans IPO on Nasdaq Dubai - sources

Country's first real estate investment trust said to sell shares before end of this year

Saudi's SABIC sees strong demand for $1bn bond

First bond market visit since 2010 for world's largest petrochemicals maker

Qatar utility inks $450m deal for desalination project

Qatar Electricity and Water Co says it has signed financing agreement with local banks

10,000 Dubai luxury hotel rooms 'need revamp'

EC Harris estimates cost of renovation at AED325,000 a room in new report

UAE's m-gov't plan complete in two years, says official

Information and Communication Technology Fund allocates AED200m to finance the drive

UK celebrity chef opens first Abu Dhabi restaurant

Gary Rhodes builds on success of two Dubai eateries by launching Rhodes 44 in UAE capital

Abu Dhabi set to start building new dialysis centre

Abu Dhabi Health Services Company says construction of vital healthcare facility to begin soon

OPINIONS »

Will Dubai’s new transfer fee have the right effect?

Dubai Land Department is set to double the transfer fees on property sales

Sunny side up for GCC tourism

The GCC’s barriers to growing tourism numbers can be overcome, says Michael Fahy

PHOTOS »

Revealed: Top 10 first class lounges

Find out which airlines were awarded for their first class lounges at Skytrax’s World Airline Awards 2013

Revealed: Inside the Galactica Star superyacht

Heesen Yachts is set to showcase the 65 metre luxury yacht in Monaco this month

$680K Rolls-Royce 'Ghawwass' makes UAE debut

One-of-a-kind automobile goes on display at the Abu Dhabi showroom

Best MidEast cities for hotel investment 2013

Latest figures from the June 2013 edition of the Ernest and Young Middle East Hotel Benchmark Survey

Latest Reader Comments

Developer Schon unveils $870m Dubai hospitality project
Amir : In 2006 Schon Properties sold me and a lot of others apartments in Dubai Lagoon at Dubai Investment Park and so far after more than 10 years they have not been able to deliver even a single unit! Good luck with delivering 2,700 hotel apartments in just 3 years! ...
UAE - Wednesday, 30 November 2016 12:46 PM

Dubai Rolls-Royce owner among victims of luxury car scam
philip : I have been reading up on such cases for more than a year now, these scammers are pros, they pose as rich Emaratis with some even handing over Local Police senior employees (fake business cards). They come in themselves with fancy expensive cars and a lady escort posing as their wife. They don't rea...
dubai - Wednesday, 30 November 2016 12:46 PM

Dubai 'not ready for Michelin' says Vineet Bhatia
Fentoni : Very true Sam, why would a top Chef who has a choice of working in Tokyo, Paris, London or New York with access to the best food markets and the most talented kitchen & restaurant colleagues move to a city with under 2.7M people to get a Michelin Star? If Dubai double in size then just maybe there w...
UAE - Wednesday, 30 November 2016 12:45 PM

Safety changes sought before fire-hit Tamweel Tower all-clear
AYH : The DCD seems to be holding Tamweel tower to the same new regulations expected of a newly built tower. This seems a bit unfair given that this was just a restoration of an existing tower that passed the earlier guidelines. Unless they impose the same new regulations on other towers in the area, Tamw...
UAE - Wednesday, 30 November 2016 12:42 PM

How to solve the Dubai-Sharjah congestion dilemma
bilal janjua : hello the most simplest and fastest way to reduce congestion on Sharjah - Dubai road is to make a dedicated bus lane on the extreme right lane and BRT buses should be deployed in large numbers people will stop using cars and jump on the fast moving buses as no car will be allowed to enter this lane....
China - Wednesday, 30 November 2016 12:44 PM

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EDITOR'S CHOICE »

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Revealed: How Expo 2020 will benefit Dubai

Arabian Business takes a look at how the emirate’s key industries could benefit from hosting the prestigious event

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Qatar kicks out Nepalese envoy amid worker deaths report

Maya Kumari Sharma sacked; said to help The Guardian reveal 44 Nepali worker deaths in Qatar summer heat

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Bahrain stung by Obama comment on tensions

Gulf kingdom voices disappointment after US President compares it to Syria and Iraq

FEATURES & ANALYSIS »

Oberoi's Dubai ambitions

The Oberoi Dubai has only been open two months, but general manager Karim Bizid tells Louise Oakley how he believes he will achieve his goal of running the most luxurious hotel in Dubai

OSN chief talks production, profits and piracy

David Butorac, CEO of Orbit Showtime Network, on the future of pay TV

Port of call for Jordan

The expansion of Jordan’s Aqaba Container Terminal is viewed by the government as a key development in the country’s economy. Due to be completed next month, Yamurai Zendera was granted special access to the project

Time for Qatar to start shining

Will Qatar really become the Gulf’s premier logistics hub of the future? Nadia Khan investigates

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