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 An tenant in the Al Barsha area of Dubai has been sent a non-renewable contract by the landlord. Randi Sokoloff / The National

Dubai landlord refuses to pay back Rera fees after losing rent case

Keren Bobker helps a tenant who wants to know how to reclaim his RERA case fees and who has also been sent a contract with a “one-year nonrenewable” note.

 A Brabus Mercedes 6x6 Sports Utility Vehicle is readied for display during Auto China 2014 in Beijing, on April 20. Adrian Bradshaw / EPA

In pictures: Auto China 2014 exhibition

Leading automakers have gathered in Beijing for the kickoff of China’s biggest car show, but lacklustre growth and environmental restrictions in the world’s largest car market have thrown uncertainty into the mix. More than 1,100 vehicles are being showcased.

 A customer looks at a large mock-up of videogame console Game Boy.  Yoshikazu Tsuno / AFP Photo

Nintendo’s Game Boy at 25: hand-held legacy lives on

Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks its 25th anniversary Monday with the portable device’s legacy living on in cutting-edge smartphone games and among legions of nostalgic fans.

 Ashish Nehra of Chennai Super Kings bowls to Kings XI Punjab at Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Ravindranath K / The National

Hard-hitting Chennai not deterred by opening loss in IPL

But some questions remain about the team's attack ahead of Monday's match against Delhi Daredevils in Abu Dhabi, writes Osman Samiuddin.

 A projectionist takes a break in the projection room at Ariana Cinema in Kabul, Afghanistan. Going to the movies, once banned under the Taliban, has become a popular form of entertainment in Kabul, but women and children rarely take part. All photos by Photo by Jonathan Saruk / Reportage by Getty Images

Afghan cinema: Forbidden Reel

The lights go down and the projector whirls into action as Sher Mohammed, 35, begins his routine, bouncing back and forth between two projectors, winding reels, and adjusting the carbon arc lamps inside the projectors.

 Business class seats inside the Emirates Airbus A380. Chip East / Reuters

In it for the long haul: flying 16 hours with Emirates to LA

Our executive travel reviewer tries out the business class offering on Emirates' longest A380 route - and finds time passing quickly.


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UAE blue-chip stocks ready for Wall Street roadshow

March 17, 2014

A group of the UAE’s biggest companies will visit New York this week and sell the capital's equity market to investing institutions such as Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan and Fidelity.

Abu Dhabi’s Agthia to increase production of Al Ain Water

February 27, 2014

The food and drinks firm based in the capital that produces and distributes Al Ain Water and Capri Sun juice is to open a new facility and expand its production lines.

In pictures: Abu Dhabi’s Agthia to expand production lines

February 27, 2014

Agthia, which was founded in 2004, has an agri-business division that produces flour and animal feed, and a consumer business division that produces and distributes Al Ain Water, Capri Sun juices and Yoplait dairy goods.

Expansion drives higher profits for Agthia Group

July 31, 2013

Profits at Abu Dhabi food and beverage company Agthia Group were up more than 50 per cent in the first half on the back of higher sales and better margins.

Profits flow for Agthia with bottled water rise

November 27, 2012

A 20 per cent rise in bottled water sales helped profits flow at an Abu Dhabi food producer.

Ajman Bank shares up as investors await earnings results

November 5, 2012

Markets Wrap: Ajman Bank's shares jumped yesterday ahead of expected third-quarter results to be released on Wednesday.

Agthia restructuring in Egypt as unrest eats into profits

November 2, 2012

The Abu Dhabi-listed food company says it was hit by both the regional uprisings and disappointing crop production.

Agthia serves up tasty treat but shares go off

April 30, 2012

What's Up: Agthia, the Abu Dhabi food producer, grew profits 21 per cent in the first quarter, as its consumer division performed strongly.