UAE remains Arab world’s most prosperous country – survey

The UAE was ranked 39th out of 149 countries in the index that measures economic quality, business environment, governance, personal freedom, social capital, safety and security, education, health and natural environment. Bahrain came in 62nd, Oman 73rd ... ( read original story ...)

History of the UAE through its currencies and coins

... their own commemorative coins [showing famous events around the world] except Dubai and Abu Dhabi. These things ran until 1966,” Ram Kumar told Gulf News as he scanned a panel full of commemorative coins dedicated to the UAE at Numisbing. The use of ... ( read original story ...)

Confusion surrounds Ahmed Shafiq’s fate in the UAE

Former Egyptian PM says he is prevented from leaving the UAE, while Emirati minister Gargash says he is free to go. Former Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq and the UAE's foreign minister have issued contradictory statements over the former's fate in ... ( read original story ...)

Citizens and expats pay tribute to UAE martyrs

Dubai: The UAE stood in remembrance of the fallen heroes of the country on Thursday morning by lowering the nation’s flag across the country and observing a moment of silence. The dignified event, marking Commemoration Day (Martyr’s Day), took place ... ( read original story ...)

Payments in the UAE 2017: What Consumers Want

This was primarily because consumers in the UAE see cash as a quicker and safer payment option over which they have more control. However, card payments are gradually increasing supported by government financial inclusion programs, promotional campaigns by ... ( read original story ...)

Confusion surrounds Ahmed Shafik’s fate in the UAE

Former Egyptian PM says he is prevented from leaving the UAE, while Emirati minister Gargash says he is free to go. Former Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq and the UAE's foreign minister have issued contradictory statements over the former's fate in ... ( read original story ...)

Increased lending activity improves profitability of UAE banks

The UAE Banking Pulse report analysed quarterly data of the 10 largest listed UAE banks in the third quarter of 2017 against the second quarter of 2017, and identifies prevailing trends throughout the intervening period. The report uses independently ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai community gets sensors to detect cooking gas leakage

Al Khail Gate in Al Quoz is the first Dubai residential community to install these sensors as part of its developer’s move to switch to composite LPG cylinders in the community. As first reported by Gulf News, “explosion-proof’ composite LPG ... ( read original story ...)