Name game for Dubai Mall’s 155 million-year-old visitor
Suggestions have been coming in thick and fast to name the Dubai Mall dinosaur.
Dh1 billion Falcon Island takes flight under solar power in Ras Al Khaimah
All of the electricity for homes, street lighting, water desalination and cooling will be generated on the island, which will feature 150 luxury villas and mansions with private beaches.
Who’s sitting in that aircraft seat?
Interpol reckon up to 40 million lost or stolen passports and identity papers are scattered over the world. Yet many countries do not follow the UAE’s lead and make regular checks on Interpol’s database, making it easy for the fake papers to be used globally.
Jeff Dunham brings Achmed to Abu Dhabi
Not everyone finds the American ventriloquist's characters funny.
Alonso, Hamilton, Massa more ‘marketable’ than Vettel, says report
The report, issued by research firm Repucom, found Fernando Alonso to be Formula One's most internationally recognised and marketable figure, followed by Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa before Sebastian Vettel.
In pictures: The seventh Abu Dhabi Awards
There were seven winners of the seventh Abu Dhabi Awards who were honoured in a glittering ceremony at Emirates Palace hotel on March 11, 2014.
March 4, 2014
Sir Vernon Ellis explains how the council's relationships are carefully nurtured and marvels at Abu Dhabi's rapid development.
March 2, 2014
Harmen De Jong, the director of development consultancy and research at Knight Frank, says the hotel real estate sector in Dubai proved to be a relatively safe bet over the past few years.
January 28, 2014
The company has doubled in size every five years for 20 years, and Iyad Malas hopes to maintain that pace. And as it grows, MAF might even build a big new mall in Abu Dhabi.
January 5, 2014
The once popular soft drink, namlet, had all but disappeared when the Emirati restaurant tycoon Hamed Hareb – who remembered it fondly as a treat from his childhood – decided to try to revive it, complete with its traditonal...
December 17, 2013
David Marshall, who runs what is probably the biggest asset management operation in the UAE for Emirates NBD, is confident his business meets the regulators’ requirements, but believes there is one extra special person he must satisfy.
December 9, 2013
The high levels of satisfaction have helped the UAE become the most preferred country for relocation among employees in the region.
December 1, 2013
Aksel Kibar says the markets are over extended and trading well above year-long average and as a result the Dubai Financial Market Index could be subject to a short-term pullback towards 2,400 levels.
November 27, 2013
Dubai had been seen as a favourite by the business community amid international backing for the Expo 2020.
November 23, 2013
Hussain Sajwani, Damac Properties’ founder and executive chairman, stands to make a personal windfall of at least US$500 million from the luxury property developer’s London share offer this week.
November 23, 2013
Since its inception in 2011, Saudi consultant Khalid Alkhudair’s start-up, Glowork.net, has generated 11,000 jobs for Saudi women. It has found ways for women to work at home and is now looking at women-only business hubs.
November 23, 2013
Michael Andrew, KPMG International’s global chairman, says the professional services consultancy is focusing on emerging and frontier markets that offer the prospect of outsized growth.
November 10, 2013
Usman Ahmed, the head of fixed income at Emirates NBD Asset Management, says GCC equities provide the most attractive opportunities over the medium term.
November 9, 2013
AbdulKarim Al Mazmi is today BP’s general manager and chief representative for the UAE. Just a generation earlier, the Emirati's father worked as an aircraft fuel hand for the British.
October 22, 2013
Since its collaboration with Rolex in the 1950s, watch retailer Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons has been growing its business across the UAE for four generations.