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Dubai Chamber chief backs review of bounced cheques crime

The head of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce has said the criminalisation of bounced cheques in the UAE should be reviewed, with best practices from other parts of the world being adopted.Hamad Buamim, president...

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Posted by: leo50 Sep 30, 2014 4:47 PM [United Arab Emirates]

The Dubai Chamber Head has long advocated a review of the bounced cheque syndrome but unfortunately to date, has not been successful in seeing any change. I also believe the banks are happy with the current situation as there has been no movement from them to address the problem other than use the deterrent of imprisonment regardless of reason.

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Anti-Islam ad featuring beheaded US journalist pulled from NYC buses

Anti-Islam ads due to run on New York City buses showing images of American journalist James Foley, who was beheaded by ISIL, have been pulled after complaints from his family, according to local media...

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Posted by: leo50 Sep 30, 2014 2:00 PM [United Arab Emirates]

170another despicable activity by American Pro Israeli activists using so called freedom of speech to create further hatred and distrust among the general populace. Hopefully most people will recognise the hypocrisy and not stoop to the same level as this group.

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Saudi Arabia to fix the price of Haj services

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Haj has said it will fix the prices of Haj services in a bid to prevent exploitation of Muslim pilgrims.The price controls would include food, accommodation and transport, undersecretary...

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Posted by: Mohammed Abubaker Sep 30, 2014 1:59 PM [United Arab Emirate]

Really felt happy to read this post. The current charges are exorbitant.

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Meetings are a waste of time, say third of MENA execs

One in three Middle East professionals believe meetings are a waste of time, according to a recent survey of more than 3,000.Nearly half also say meetings often run overtime, while more than one-quarter...

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Posted by: SELWIN ILANGOVAN Sep 30, 2014 12:54 PM [DUBAI, U.A.E.]

Well ... Meeting should be a two way communications.. Not only one way..
Secondly each meeting should reflect some points of execution performed that was discussed in the last meeting.. for encouragement..
Each meeting should be planned in such way that it should give a boosting guidelines to your activity..
At least one individual should appreciated for the performance.. and to set an example for others..

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Nakheel appoints builder for Palm Boardwalk project

Nakheel said on Monday that its 11km Boardwalk project on Dubai's Palm Jumeirah has moved a step closer with the award of a contract to Overseas AST Company.The AED150 million ($40 million) Boardwalk will...

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Posted by: Editted Sep 30, 2014 12:53 PM [UAE]

Sounds like a great project, can't wait inshallah

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Emaar sells Downtown Dubai penthouse for $6.2m

Emaar Properties has sold 72 units in The Address Residence Sky View in Downtown Dubai, which included the sale of a five-bedroom penthouse for $6.2m (AED23 million).Arabic daily Al Khaleej reported that...

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Posted by: Chris J Sep 30, 2014 12:50 PM [UAE]

It shows how bad the real estate market has become when an announcement is made about the sale of ONE penthouse. There used to be daily announcements of this magnitude. Soon we will see announcements of one bedroom apartments in International City!!!

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Micky Jagtiani tops list of Gulf-based rich Indians

Middle East retailing king Micky Jagtiani has been named the richest Indian in the Gulf by Forbes magazine.Seven Gulf-based Indians are included in the latest global ranking of rich Indians, with Jagtiani...

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Posted by: turk971 Sep 30, 2014 12:50 PM [uae]

@Proud Mallu...This is an endemic problem with Indians, you always find a way to segregate each other. Why do you have to be always have to be segregated as Keralite or Tamil etc.? Why can't you just be proud as an Indian and not as a person coming from a specific state?

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ISIL will be defeated, says Sheikh Mohammed

ISIL will be defeated by the international coalition which the UAE is actively supporting, according to Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ruler of...

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Posted by: MUHAMMAD Sep 30, 2014 9:05 AM [USA]

THIS IS VISION FOR THE WORLD PEACE WHERE OUR COMING GENERATION WILL LIVE PEACE FULLY HATS OFF

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Bahrain court revokes citizenship of nine over arms smuggling

A Bahraini court on Monday revoked the citizenship of nine people convicted of trying to smuggle weapons into the country and it sentenced them to life in prison, the Gulf Arab kingdom's official news...

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Posted by: Nasir Sep 30, 2014 9:05 AM [UAE]

So what happens in this case when Nationalities are stripped?. what citizenship of the world are they left with. Do they have a fallback plan or are they offered nationality by some other countries?

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Qantas launches world's largest aircraft on world's longest route

Emirates Airline partner Qantas has launched the world’s largest passenger aircraft on the world’s longest route, with A380 flights between Sydney and Dallas/Fort Worth.The Australian flag carrier has...

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Posted by: Durteger Sep 30, 2014 9:04 AM [UAE]

Move Singapore hub to Dubai? You mean move hub for European operations from Singapore to Dubai

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