In pictures: Top 10 most popular mobile handsets in the UAE
Here are the top 10 mobile handets in the UAE by specific model for the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the Telecommunications Regulation Authority.
Interactive map: Abu Dhabi highway speed cameras
We pinpoint every traffic enforcement camera on the Abu Dhabi highways. Posted speed limits may include those temporarily reduced for roadworks.
In pictures: China, the desolation of smog
China will tighten environmental legislation and force polluters to pay compensation following renewed blasts of toxic air.
Lightning strikes twice for Wigan against Manchester City
Holders stun City for the second year in a row.
In pictures: Spectacular views of UAE from space
The National takes a look at how the UAE has changed since the Emirates Institution for Advanced Science & Technology launched its first satellite in space on July 29, 2009.
Artistic talent from Palestine
This Is Palestine is a week-long celebration of Palestinian art and culture happening in Dubai’s Meydan complex.
March 5, 2014
The Basel bank industry regulations, unpopular with many bankers who see them as stifling growth, aim to prevent the kind of financial crash the world witnessed in 2008.
February 26, 2014
UAE bank lending shoots up in December as return of consumer confidence, cheap credit boosts appetite for borrowing.
February 24, 2014
Commercial credit reports will be made available by Al Etihad Credit Bureau during the second phase of operations later this year.
February 16, 2014
ICBC sees ample prospects for growth in the "deep blue sea of opportunity" that is the Middle East.
January 26, 2014
Dubai Group's US$10 billion debt restructuring puts behind painful memories and reduces the city's risk profile
January 23, 2014
National Bank of Fujairah and Union Arab Bank report record 2013 profit as S&P predicts acceleration of loan growth this year.
January 11, 2014
Our columnist says it is just too easy for Emiratis to fall into debt.
January 9, 2014
UAE lenders may beat analyst expectations in the fourth quarter as investors prepare for getting higher dividends
January 9, 2014
Exchange houses have boomed across the Emirates as the number of expatriates increases and more people send money to their home countries. Now the rules are changing.
December 1, 2013
The UAE’s financial sector has evolved to become the region’s most powerful. The sector is focused on a path of further development as it looks to attract business in the wider world.
November 18, 2013
The regulations are intended to introduce a measure of control over the UAE’s real estate market to prevent a repeat of uncontrolled lending.
November 16, 2013
Barriers to investment have already stalled attempts by the UAE Central Bank to activate a US$5.5 billion currency swap agreement between the two nations, signed nearly two years ago.
November 12, 2013
The UAE banking federation, led by the Mashreqbank chief executive Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, on Tuesday outlined a code of ethics for banks with a focus on consumer protection.
November 5, 2013
The governor of the Central Bank says prudence by bankers and recent mortgage caps will prevent a repeat of the 2008 property market collapse