Dubai the home of Expo 2020

A fortnight ago, I was part of five African journalists selected to attend the Global Business Forum in Dubai and meet the Expo 2020 organisers. We were privileged to get business class tickets from Emirates Airline. So when I arrived at Julius Nyerere ... ( read original story ...)

UAE wins bid to host World LPG Forum in 2020

“With its world class infrastructure and excellent connections with the whole world, Dubai is the perfect place to host our annual forum. Strong support from business and government from the UAE as well as the opportunity to associate the World LPG Forum ... ( read original story ...)

Learn about Abu Dhabi from an Emirati tourist guide

Abu Dhabi: The Department of Culture and Tourism — Abu Dhabi on Sunday officially launched its new Emirati Tourist Guide Training and Licensing Programme, with a graduation ceremony held for the programme’s first successful batch of 18 trainees. ( read original story ...)

UAE food consumption set to rise to 59m tonnes by 2025

The total food sales figure in the UAE for 2016 was AED121 billion ($329 billion) and will only continue to grow,” said Lootah, who is also the chairman, Food & Beverage Manufacturers Business Group - Dubai Chamber of Commerce and managing director ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Armed Forces buys 5 military transport aircraft

No value was given for the deal which was signed at Dubai Airshow. Subscribe to Arabian Business' newsletter to receive the latest breaking news and business stories in Dubai,the UAE and the GCC straight to your inbox. ( read original story ...)

VAT in UAE: Key facts on real estate

The UAE will start implementing a value added tax (VAT ... The owners of residential buildings do not have to register for VAT if they do not have any other business activities. Where owners have other business activities, they should consider their ... ( read original story ...)

Gold jewellery prices in UAE hit highest in a month

Dubai: Gold prices in the UAE have hit their highest level in a month, with the bullion nearly touching the $1,300 level due to a soft US dollar. The price of 24-karat gold stood at Dh156.75 per gram on Sunday, up by Dh3 per gram from the beginning of the ... ( read original story ...