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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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In pictures: India’s Mundra Port Coal Terminal

April 13, 2014

Mundra Port is Adani Group’s crown jewel according to the company and is the largest port in India.

Chief executive of Senaat on the building blocks for UAE industry

April 9, 2014

There are three areas in particular which need attention for the UAE to continue to be at the forefront of industrial innovation: predatory pricing, access to capital and talent.

Borouge chief calls for regional plastics producers to up their game

April 8, 2014

The global packaging market – flexible plastic materials such as bags and shrink wrap – is set to grow 5 per cent this year as more people move to cities and incomes grow in developing countries.

Emirates Global Aluminium to account for half of GCC output

April 7, 2014

Entity created by merger of Emirates Aluminium and Dubal on course to become top-tier producer.

Ducab revenues grow by 22% to Dh5 billion in 2013

April 6, 2014

In 2013 Ducab engaged in a series of UAE-based projects, including the Barakah nuclear facility, the Shams 1 and Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Parks, and the expansion of Dubai International Airport.

UAE private sector activity at four-month high

April 4, 2014

The headline reading in HSBC’s monthly purchasing managers’ index, which measures output across non-oil manufacturing and services, nudged up to 57.7 points, compared to 57.3 the month before.

UAE popular destination for expats as pay for professionals up 5.3% in 2013

March 29, 2014

Gulf Talent says the UAE is the preferred workplace of 65 per cent of expats currently working in the Arabian Gulf – a level that has not been touched since 2008.

Indian elections have huge significance for future of economy

March 20, 2014

The start of the Indian general elections is nearing and corporates and investors are putting major decisions on hold until the outcome is final and the effect on the nation's economy clearer.

UAE start-ups must stay ahead of the curve

March 18, 2014

Innovation critical to meet the challenges, says Andrea Di Anselmo, the president of INSME.

In pictures: Sticky times for maple syrup

March 18, 2014

Maple syrup season is finally under way in Massachusetts after getting off to a slow start because of unusually cold weather.

Courier Aramex targets Middle East medical services with Biocare

March 17, 2014

Dubai-listed company launched its new service called Biocare which allows hospitals and clinics to send and receive samples and high value drugs.

Hiring spree expected among UAE companies

March 16, 2014

Two in three UAE companies planning to hire up to 10 employees in the next three months, according to a new survey by bayt.com.

St Patrick’s Day marked by growing trade links between UAE and Ireland

March 16, 2014

Two-way trade strengthens between UAE and Ireland, countries which have a lot in common.

Curriculum hurdle to UAE aerospace and aviation growth

March 15, 2014

Mubadala’s top industry executive says there's a need to get the younger generation excited about science and engineering.