Sarah Geronimo bringing her Perfect 10 concert to Abu Dhabi
Sarah Geronimo, the Filipina superstar, is bringing her Perfect 10 concert to the du Forum on Yas Island.
Dh1 billion Falcon Island takes flight under solar power in Ras Al Khaimah
All of the electricity for homes, street lighting, water desalination and cooling will be generated on the island, which will feature 150 luxury villas and mansions with private beaches.
Who’s sitting in that aircraft seat?
Interpol reckon up to 40 million lost or stolen passports and identity papers are scattered over the world. Yet many countries do not follow the UAE’s lead and make regular checks on Interpol’s database, making it easy for the fake papers to be used globally.
In pictures: India’s health and fitness guru Mickey Mehta
Mickey Mehta, whose client list reads like a who’s who of India’s elite, describes himself as a “holistic health guru” and “a life coach and philosopher”.
Fast & Furious’s Don Omar talks about the late Paul Walker
The Puerto Rican singer Don Omar opens up about the death of his friend, Paul Walker, and his performance at the Dubai Music Awards later this year.
Best photography from around the world today
The National View's photo editors pick the best images of the day from around the world.
February 28, 2014
Three of the best UAE bank deposits that come with an added boost.
February 17, 2014
Companies and banks in the UAE and Qatar are reviewing their foreign ownership caps ahead of a planned upgrade by international index compiler MSCI to emerging market status.
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.
December 14, 2013
UAE banks scramble to lure new retail customers at home and abroad amid stiffening competition
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 28, 2013
Dubai’s main stock index jumped as much as 4.2 per cent on speculation that more investment will go into infrastructure and real-estate development after the Expo 2020 win.
November 25, 2013
The lender hopes that laws can be altered, allowing clients to own shares in banks that own properties in Abu Dhabi.
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 4, 2013
Banks are likely to be given a five-year grace period to comply with new rules limiting their exposure to government-related companies, says the chairman of the UAE Banks Federation.
November 2, 2013
Equipped with US$50,000 of gadgets and electronic wizardry, the outlet at Dubai Mall is the latest of 12 new ‘E Cubed’ branches the bank is opening across the UAE.
September 28, 2013
The emphasis is on convenience as much as features for three new debit cards, from Emirates Islamic Bank, Mashreq, and Dubai Islamic Bank.
September 19, 2013
Mashreq is raising the percentage of its shares that can be owned by non-Emiratis to 20 per cent from 0.9 per cent – and it might go higher still, says the bank's chief executive, Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair.
September 18, 2013
Mashreq will allow foreigners to own up to 20 per cent of its shares.
September 18, 2013
Abdulaziz Al Ghurair, the chief executive of Mashreq, is accessible and informative when it comes to the media. But with bankers, he is more serious and business like in his approach.