UAE, Japan sign investment protection treaty to bolster ties

UAE Business Forum in Abu Dhabi. According to the Ministry of Finance’s website, the UAE has signed 58 agreements for the protection and promotion of investments with 25 per cent of the countries in the world, including most of the UAE’s trading ... ( read original story ...)

5 tips to engage bank clients in the digital era

This does not include the foreign institutions based in the Dubai International Financial Centre and Abu Dhabi Global Market. To stand out, every bank needs to be clear who it is trying to serve and deliver something of real value to their customer. ( read original story ...)

UAE- How sukuk banks on oil’s recovery

"Noor Bank conducted a non-deal roadshow in Singapore and London in October 2017 even though there was no intention of a deal at that time. In the lead-up to this recent sukuk, we revisited Singapore and London, in addition to Frankfurt and Dubai." ( read original story ...)

First Abu Dhabi Bank posts first-quarter gain

First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), the UAE’s largest bank by assets, reported a 2 per cent year-on-year profit increase in the first-quarter, boosted by higher revenue from fees and commissions and a decline in money set aside to cover bad debt. The gain came ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Embassy in Kuwait denies rumour

Dubai: Fake news circulating in Kuwait has caused a reaction from the UAE Embassy, who urged social media users to stop spreading rumours. On its official Twitter account, the UAE Embassy denied a report over the issue of people without documents to prove ... ( read original story ...)

Japanese PM praises relations with oil-rich UAE

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday praised the long relationship his energy-hungry nation has had with the United Arab Emirates, a crucial oil supplier, at the start of a Mideast tour. Abe appeared briefly at a ... ( read original story ...)

UAE residents warned: Up to Dh1 million fine if you do this

“We ask you to always verify the source and to use the official accounts of the government to verify the news.” The TRA highlighted a provision of the UAE’s anti-cybercrime law that seeks to penalise violators with an imprisonment or fine of up to ... ( read original story ...)

Registration open for second Solar Decathlon Middle East

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has announced that registration is now open for the second Solar Decathlon Middle East (SDME). SDME was created through an agreement signed between Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (DEWA) and the US ... ( read original story ...)