Star Wars: Episode VII evidence in Abu Dhabi desert
After more than a week of speculation, The National has what are believed to be the first photos of a Star Wars shoot in the Abu Dhabi desert.
No words can describe this April 17, your captions will
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Zoom in! This is your Dubai in a single image
On our sixth birthday, we are all about pictures. So here is our #mydubai offering. Using zoom.it, explore the city.
Amir Khan says bout with Luis Collazo ‘will steal the show’ in Las Vegas on May 3
British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan says his fight with Luis Collazo will be the main attraction on same fight card led by Floyd Mayweather Jr and Marcos Maidana, writes Omar Al Raisi.
In pictures: Miele puts art in coffee making
Miele has devoted itself to the art of preparing the black liquid with its beautifully designed coffee machines, living up to its mantra of turning kitchens into cafés.
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The end of writing post-dated cheques nears: UAE banks could offer direct debit service ‘by next week’
September 29, 2013
The new system will revolutionise retail banking in the Emirates and herald the end of writing reams of post-dated cheques for car loans and other transactions.
May 1, 2013
The Al Etihad Credit Bureau is preparing to begin trials in two months' time, but that is only the start of its plans to overhaul credit assessment in the UAE.
April 11, 2013
Bounced cheques: All of the UAE's banks and finance companies are to adopt the service, allowing borrowers to fund repayments from their bank account when instalments are...
April 8, 2013
Bounced cheques: An employee claims his boss made him sign a Dh233,000 cheque against his will.
March 11, 2013
Survey compiled by Souqalmal.com says high living costs, the perception of being rich and little education on how to manage income and debt is contributing factor for lack of savings.
February 13, 2013
Bounced cheques: Banks urge sharing of internal credit scores with each other as the creation of a federal credit bureau moves closer to reality.
February 13, 2013
The banking industry group plans to submit recommendations to the Central Bank on how the Government can do away with criminal penalties for bounced cheques.
February 12, 2013
Bounced cheques: HSBC warns that decriminalising security cheques could lead to a drop in bank lending if the Emirates does not press ahead with a federal credit bureau.
January 8, 2013
Without a credit bureau to check on loan practices, experts say unscrupulous lending practices will continue.
January 8, 2013
Bounced cheques: For scam victim Jad Al Qubati, Sheikh Khalifa's decree to exempt Emiratis from prosecution over bounced cheques, and therefore avoid prison, has changed...
December 31, 2012
Bounced cheques: Expatriates jailed for defaulting have been released from prison and federal courts no longer accept bounced cheques as evidence of a crime, which...
November 23, 2012
Bounced cheques: Banks must have a viable alternative to cheques before a full decriminalisation can become reality, says the head of the banking industry trade body.
November 12, 2012
Bounced cheques: The government is studying the full decriminalisation for bounced cheques as it plans a federal strategy for consumer protection for the next four years.
November 8, 2012
Bounced cheques: The Central Bank moves towards a national pilot programme for direct debits, which bankers say will help move the UAE away from reliance on cheques.