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 The Greens, villas: Q1 no change. 3BR - Dh210-250,000. 4BR - Dh210-260,000. 5BR - Dh220-300,000. Q1 2013-Q1 2014 5% rise. Pawan Singh / The National

In pictures: Where Dubai rents have risen and fallen, Q1 2014

Find out how rental prices in the prime locations in Dubai have altered during the first three months of the year and the current rates you will pay according to data provided by Asteco.

 An air traffic control tower is seen at the central terminal of LaGuardia Airport on April 8, 2014. Shannon Stapleton / Reuters

In pictures: New York’s LaGuardia Airport in need of a rebuild

With constraints on its resources and no appetite for further debt, private investors and developers are being tapped to rebuild the 50-year-old central terminal for $3.6 billion, instead of using traditional public finance methods.

 The bridge of Seajacks Hydra, as the wind farm installation vessel undergoes finishing touches and testing works at Lamprell’s Hamriyah facility in Sharjah before its planned delivery on June 2, 2014. Jeffrey E Biteng / The National

In pictures: Building the Seajacks Hydra

The Seajacks Hydra, a wind farm installation vessel, is undergoing finishing touches and testing works at Lamprell’s Hamriyah facility in Sharjah before its planned delivery on June 2, 2014.

 The Wind, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition takes place from April 14 to April 16. Above, the Dewa showroom during last year’s Wetex. Jaime Puebla / The National

April corporate and economic calendar for the UAE and overseas

From Cityscape to Wetex to stock-market holidays to nations reporting first-quarter GDP figures, here is our helpful calendar of April's business events in the UAE and internationally.

 An Uber taxi driver drives his car through a street in New Delhi, India. Saurabh Das / AP Photo

In pictures: On-demand cab service app Uber targets India

Taxi-hailing smartphone app Uber is making a big push into Asia with the company starting operations in 18 cities in Asia and the South Pacific including Seoul, Shanghai, Bangkok, Hong Kong and five Indian cities in the last year.

 Get the latest information on credit cards, bank accounts and loan products in the UAE. Mark Lennihan / AP Photo

Rates report: Latest on UAE loans, accounts and credit cards

Souqamal.com brings you the latest interest rates on banking products in the UAE.

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Energy

UAE support for oil price as demand picks up

April 14, 2014

“The market is stable, the supply is stable. The price is acceptable and comfortable for the producing countries and the consuming countries," said the undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Energy.

Energy

UN report adds urgency to UAE clean energy efforts

April 13, 2014

The world must triple its use of clean energy such as nuclear and renewables and trim fossil fuels consumption to a third of current levels to avoid the worst effects of global warming, says a UN report released yesterday.

Energy

Oil firms have ‘good chance’ of winning Abu Dhabi concession renewal

April 13, 2014

UAE Energy Minister Suhail Mohammed Al-Mazrouei says the likes of Exxon, BP and Total 'are the best in understanding the field because they have been there for 70 years and we hope they will be among the winners'.

Energy

UAE to raise oil production capacity to 3.5 million bpd

April 12, 2014

The UAE would continue in line with Opec to ensure the stability of the oil markets by helping to maintain a balance between oil exports and global demand.

Energy

US crude oil stockpiles swell to a record

April 10, 2014

Storage tanks on US Gulf Coast are filling as US law keeps companies from moving oil out.

Energy

Abu Dhabi Spanish oil unit Cepsa acquires stake in Liberian exploration block

April 9, 2014

The move into West Africa comes as part of the Madrid-based company’s expansion into emerging markets.

Energy

Taqa chief executive plans ‘simplified’ corporate structure in shake-up

April 6, 2014

Edward LaFehr, the chief operating officer of the company that is also known as Taqa, is set to disclose details of the shake-up on April 22.

Energy

$316 billion price tag to meet Middle East energy demand

April 5, 2014

With demand expected to surge 8.3 per cent a year through 2019 the region will need to install an extra 156 gigawatts of capacity over the next five years along with new transmission and distribution infrastructure.

Energy

Qatar quits group bidding for Occidental assets in Middle East

April 3, 2014

Qatar has dropped out of a consortium bidding for Occidental assets in the Middle East and seeks adviser to help it make a solo offer

Energy

Oman crude holds steady above $100 mark amid Crimea political crisis

April 1, 2014

Europe was heavily dependent on Russian oil and gas, but Moscow was equally dependent on Europe for revenues.