UAE President orders early payment of salaries for Eid

Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr prayers outside Al Noor Mosque on July 17, 2015 in Sharjah. UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has ordered the early payment of government salaries under the directives ... ( read original story ...)

UAE among top 12 countries for FDI

The UAE boasts a stable investment-conducive and business-friendly environment supported by resilient infrastructure and robust legislation that woo investors from all over the world, the minister stressed. With regards to UAE investments aboard ... ( read original story ...)

FCA to provide inspection gear to Dubai Customs

The UAE Federal Customs Authority (FCA) and Dubai Customs have signed an agreement for delivery of inspection devices to Dubai Customs in its quest to implement the latest and best inspection and control standards. The memorandum of understanding (MoU ... ( read original story ...)

Market analysis: UAE pension landscape shows promise

The UAE and wider GCC’s pension landscape is, ultimately, a nascent one. Its youthfulness gives it room for improvement, but it shows a great deal of promise. In a period of low oil prices and slower fiscal growth in the region, the subject of pension ... ( read original story ...)

Gulf crisis threatens Qatar Airways transit business: experts

Along with its Gulf peers - Dubai's Emirates Airlines and Abu Dhabi's Etihad -- Qatar's national carrier has captured a sizable portion of transit travel, capitalising on the Gulf's central geographic location. But political differences between Qatar and ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai taxi hailing app Careem expands into Palestine

Dubai-based taxi hailing app Careem has announced its expansion into Palestine. The company said the launch was designed to support Palestine’s tech ecosystem and alleviate local transport issues. Operations will begin in Ramallah from June 15 with plans ... ( read original story ...)

Hilton announces new Abu Dhabi property on Yas Island

Hilton and Miral announce their newest project, a 641-room room resort located on Yas Island. The new property, Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island Resort, will be located on a 3 km stretch of Yas Bay. This 641 room Hilton resort is to become part of the ... ( read original story ...)

Why Indian’s Fintech Startups Are Flocking To Disrupt The UAE

India’s technology startup ecosystem has grown exponentially in recent years and now appears to have caught the eye of startup enthusiasts in the UAE. The Middle East nation is keen to elevate disruptive Indian fintech startups by providing them an ... ( read original story ...)