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Inside Dubai Exhibition Centre: the event hub at Expo 2020 Dubai

Bookings are already being taken for the Dubai Exhibition Centre ahead of Expo 2020 Dubai, which is set to draw 25 million visits more >>
 

Another powerful quake rocks Philippines as deaths, damage rise

Search and rescue operations continue at the four-storey supermarket in Pampanga that collapsed and where as many as 30 people were feared trapped more >>
 

Dubai Airports honours airlines, concessionaires for their service

Dubai Airports honoured airlines, concessionaires and business partners who have demonstrated their commitment to More... more >>
 

Emirates to deploy Boeing 777-300ER to Male

Emirates airline has announced the deployment of its latest Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft fitted with the ‘Game Changer’ More... more >>
 

Samsung delays folding phone launch after breaking issues

Samsung is pushing back this week's planned public launch of its highly anticipated, $2000 folding phone after reports More... more >>
 

Dubai Islamic Bank weighs acquisition of local rival Noor Bank

Dubai Islamic Bank's acquisition of Noor Bank would create a lender with $75bn in assets more >>
 

Dubai bank offers private island as prize in loyalty points promotion

The location of the island is being kept under wraps but Liv says it is the size of five football fields and is connected to nearby fishing villages more >>
 

Samsung delays launch of Galaxy Fold after screen failures

Several publications had reported a bevy of problems with test versions of the $1,980 device after only days of use more >>
 

Two Saudia crew members still missing after Sri Lanka attacks

Two crew members are believed to be Saudi nationals more >>
 

Jet Airways waits for a buyer as rivals muscle in on territory

A boom of budget airlines in the mid-2000s, on top on rising fuel prices and a weakening rupee, kept adding to Jet Airways' costs in the notoriously price-sensitive market more >>
 

Lenders cut rates on Network's $328m loan before London IPO

Network International's share sale earlier this month was one of Europe's biggest offering this year. more >>
 

US prosecutors accuse former Abraaj exec of hiding financial shortcomings

US prosecutors allege that former managing partner Sivendran Vetttivetpillai advocated the fraud in an e-mail to chief executive Arif Naqvi and others more >>
 

Singapore-based Samanea to build $272m mall in Dubai

Chinese firm Samanea Group will develop a 570,000 sq ft retail mall in Dubai which will focus on home appliances and furniture more >>
 

Both Michael McIntyre shows in Dubai sold out

The shows this weekend are part of Michael's 'Big World Tour', and mark the third time Michael has visited Dubai more >>
 

Social media emerging as major business enabler for Arab SMEs

Like the rest of the world, popular social media channels such as Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp and LinkedIn are becoming major business enablers for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the Arab World. This is among the major findings of a report titled ‘Social Media as a Business Tool for ... more >>
 

Andrea Kidd (Personal Shopper) : “It’s a cliche, but every person judges you by the way you look”

Andrea Kidd is a young Macedonian woman in Dubai, making her living as a personal shopper and stylist. Personal shopping is seen as a bit overwhelming and intimidating, when really it’s the opposite; you will get to know a kind, understanding, friendly and professional Stylist. With years of ... more >>
 

Emirates celebrating 5 years in the CZ

On paper, Czechs fit the Emirates airline's “globalista” profile – travelers who want to explore the world with the ease of modernity, convenience and simplicity. Prague is a popular tourist destination, and there is a significant international population in the Czech Republic with family roots ... more >>
 

Dubai’s economy Growing up

TRAVELLERS flying into Dubai often look down and marvel at the man-made islands with the luxury villas. These outlandish creations came to symbolise the emirate’s economic boom in the mid-2000s—and the crisis that followed in 2009, when it needed help to pay its debts, many related to property ... more >>
 

What Did We Learn From the Economic Crisis?

I recently attended a conference at the Aspen Institute in Prague entitled, "What Did We Learn from the Economic Crisis?" There were three highly reputable speakers; Lord Meghnad Desai, Professor at the London School of Economics; Jacek Rostowski, former Minister of Finance in Poland; and ... more >>
 

(R)evolutionary economics and the system (under) pressure

Marx's critique of capitalism is based primarily on a moral criticism, not a performance one. Even Marx himself, the greatest critic of capitalism, admits that the system itself is the most powerful system of governance humanity has ever—in its history—experienced. Today, even the 'poor' ... more >>
 
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