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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.

 Above, the private pool of Ocean Heights' five-bedroom penthouse flat. Courtesy Christie’s International Real Estate

In pictures: Penthouse flat is height of Dubai luxury living

A five-bedroom penthouse in Ocean Heights in Dubai Marina is on sale for Dh25 million and comes with a private pool and an unparalleled view of Dubai.

 The cooling towers of the Temelin nuclear power plant near the Tyn nad Vltavou in Czech Republic. The country wants to continue expanding nuclear energy capacity despite cancelling a tender to build two new units. David W Cerny / Reuters

In pictures: Best business images for the week to April 17, 2014

Here are some of the best business images for the week to April 17, 2014.

 A sign points the way to an outdoor market popular with German visitors on the Polish side of the German-Polish border. Sean Gallup / Getty Images

In pictures: A decade since the European Union went east

May 1 will mark 10 years since the European Union expanded east, taking in countries like Poland, the Czech Republic and the Baltic states as new members. And though the border region between Germany and Poland is flourishing with trade and cultural exchange, the open border has also brought a sharp rise in crime.

 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.

 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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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.


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.


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'.


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.


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.


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.


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.


$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.


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


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.