UAE's EGA said to delay IPO over US aluminium tariffs

Emirates Global Aluminium produces about 4 percent of the metal globally, exporting about 90 percent of its output...
23 Sep 2018

Etisalat rolls out new VOIP provider

HiU Messenger is the third provider to be made available for VOIP use, after BOTIM and C'Me...
23 Sep 2018

RTA doubles its smart car rental fleet

Initial phase saw high rates of journeys and rental hours...
23 Sep 2018

Dubai beach club El Chiringuito shuts down

El Chiringuito opened in December 2016 in the place of Eden Beach Club, another concept by F&B firm Crystal Group...
23 Sep 2018

Sharjah to become 'China-ready' destination, says top official

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority chairman Khalid Jasim Al Midfa said that Air Arabia will add new Chinese destinations soon...
23 Sep 2018

Saudi Arabia extends National Day holiday

Employees throughout the kingdom will be given an additional day off on Monday, September 24...
23 Sep 2018

Zain KSA customers offered unlimited calls or free data to mark Saudi National Day

The kingdom's National Day break has been extended by a day to include Monday...
23 Sep 2018

Competition heating up in Dubai K-12 education sector, report shows

A new report from strategy consulting firm L.E.K. also said that "tailwinds are strong" in Saudi Arabia's $3 billion K-12 education market...
23 Sep 2018

India's new 'Modicare' to cover 500 million poor people

Modicare, the world's biggest health scheme, promises health cover worth 500,000 rupees ($6,900) to every poor family to treat serious ailments...
23 Sep 2018

New UAE visa laws could encourage more Brits to retire in Dubai - experts

Experts said high house prices in Britain could make it 'difficult' for them to return to their home base...
23 Sep 2018

Comcast outbids Fox with $39bn move for UK satellite broadcaster Sky

Another shadow over the deal: whether Fox will agree to sell its 39 percent stake in Sky to Comcast...
23 Sep 2018

Inflation in the Philippines on the rise in wake of Super Typhoon Mangkhut

With soaring inflation and a currency slump of more than 7 percent against the dollar this year, the central bank in Philippines has hiked interest rates by 100 basis points since May...
23 Sep 2018

'We want to be number one' - Azizi Developments' Mirwais Azizi on the story behind Dubai's fastest-growing developer

Azizi Developments seemed to emerge from nowhere when it launched a raft of projects across Dubai in 2013. But now, for the first time, its founder and chairman is ready to tell the backstory of his j...
23 Sep 2018

Azizi Developments considering an IPO, says chairman

Azizi Developments currently has a pipeline of projects worth $12 billion and more than 200 ongoing projects across Dubai...
23 Sep 2018

Entrepreneur of the Week: UrbanClap's Raghav Chandra

India's largest home service marketplace is launching in Dubai in a bid to use technology to make people's lives easier...
23 Sep 2018

Revealed: Dubai's most affordable eco-friendly properties

The high-tech communities boast sustainable initiatives such as LED lamps, motion sensors that trigger street and building lights, as well as automatic temperature regulators...
23 Sep 2018

Escaping Lehman's shadow: Are regulators doing enough to avoid another maelstrom?

Opinion: Financial markets around the world were swept into turmoil when Lehman Brothers collapsed in 2008. But, asks Edward Bonham Carter, are regulators doing enough to avoid another maelstrom?...
23 Sep 2018

UAE unveils real-time air quality index through app

There are currently 41 air quality monitoring stations spread throughout the country...
23 Sep 2018

First of new Dubai Metro trains to be delivered in November

A total of 50 new trains will be supplied between November and October 2019, 15 of which will be deployed to serve Expo 2020 Dubai...
23 Sep 2018

Speakers announced for the Arabian Business StartUp Academy

Experts from Twitter, Careem, LinkedIn, Awok.com and more will join a discussion on social media strategies for SMEs...
23 Sep 2018