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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.

 Miele coffee maker making Cappuccino at Miele Gallery in Sama Tower in Dubai. The cost of this coffee maker is around Dh 17,000. Pawan Singh / The National

Space-age coffee comes at a price from Miele

Miele have taken the coffee machine to a new level with its Dh17,000 offering that is built into your kitchen.

 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.

 The rush of new supply of hotel rooms pushed Dubai occupancy rates down to 87 per cent. Sarah Dea / The National

Dubai hotel room rates rise 10 per cent

The rush of new supply pushed occupancy rates down to 87 per cent, a dip of 2.6 per cent from the previous year. Winter months are the strongest for Dubai hotels, with occupancy and prices falling to half their peaks by July.

 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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Space-age coffee at a gilded-age price from Miele

April 16, 2014

Miele have taken the coffee machine to a new level with its Dh17,000 offering that is built into your kitchen.

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New Dubai mum’s big embrace of entrepreneurship with Bear Hugs by Cat

April 16, 2014

Mother launches start-up venture Bear Hugs by Cat, which hand produces teddies out of baby sleep suits as a memento for proud parents.

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What to consider when spending Dh6m on a luxury Dubai apartment

April 16, 2014

Property expert Mario Volpi explains the five key elements apartment buyers in Dubai should consider when property hunting to ensure they pick a pad that holds its value.

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Workplace doctor: Showing colleagues the error of messy ways

April 15, 2014

The workplace doctor tackles an untidy desk overflowing with old documents, manuals, management books and used crockery.

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The rise of Arab businesswomen

April 15, 2014

Rahilla Zafar, co-author of Arab Women Rising, reveals the barriers female entrepreneurs in the Middle East are pushing through and the misconceptions about their level of success.

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Moto G’s high quality and low price make it iPhone rival

April 14, 2014

While budget smartphones have their drawbacks, the Moto G has few niggles. Rather, it can do everything any other Android phone can – it’s just a lot cheaper.

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Time to take the stigma out of corporate coaching

April 13, 2014

Even the Tiger Woods and Jack Welch's of this world had a leadership coach to not only get them to the top but also to keep them there.

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Emirati businesswoman has youth but no lack of experience

April 13, 2014

Young entrepreneur Souad Al Hosani, the founder of Nexus Business Services, reveals how she stays on top of her ambitions and the demands on her time.

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British Airways’ Club World Sleeper seats you in style

April 13, 2014

British Airways Executive Club World - this is how business class flying should be: stress-free, with luxurious details, added comfort and a refined service.

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Day in the life: Abu Dhabi financial planner ready to look after your money

April 12, 2014

Malcolm Bell, a UK qualified financial planner and managing director of wealth management company, Acuma, reveals his typical day advising clients on their investment strategies.