A decade in the making, Louvre Abu Dhabi opens to the public

The Louvre Abu Dhabi has opened to the public after a decade-long wait and questions over laborers' conditions working on the project. Long lines of people on Saturday thronged the new museum, which encompasses work from both the East and West. Abu Dhabi's ... ( read original story ...)

Louvre Abu Dhabi opens to public

Abu Dhabi: The much-awaited and iconic Louvre Abu Dhabi museum ... an array of entertainment activities including headline acts by international artists, Gulf News reported. American choreographer Lucinda Childs will give a surprise performance and Emirati ... ( read original story ...)

UAE financial advisers feel strain of tighter regulations

The UAE Insurance Authority (IA ... “The insurance broker shall not resume its business, unless it achieves (100 per cent) of the paid-up capital required to practice the activity,” the circular said. This has had a direct impact on firms, with ... ( read original story ...)

Book fair puts Sharjah on atlas of culture

The Sharjah International Book Fair, one of the earliest initiatives of its kind in the Gulf region, has had another successful edition. As it winds down on Saturday, what is billed as the world’s third largest book fair would have attracted almost two ... ( read original story ...)

Why are the French so interested in the UAE?

Government and business leaders from the UAE and France called for strategic cooperation between the two countries in the areas of innovation, mobility and sustainability, during the UAE-France Business Forum in Dubai on Thursday. The event was organized ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s non-oil private sector makes strong start to Q4

Dubai's non-oil private sector made a strong start to the final quarter of 2017 with steep expansions in activity and new business, according to a new report. The seasonally adjusted Emirates NBD Dubai Economy Tracker Index showed a sharp improvement in ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s Emirates reports 111% increase in first half profit

Dubai airline Emirates recorded a dramatic increase in profitability ... of natural attrition together with a slower pace of recruitment, as various parts of the business adopted new technologies, streamlined business processes and re-allocated resources ... ( read original story ...)

Middle East tensions loom over Dubai aerospace pageant

Rising Middle East tensions and a corruption crackdown in Saudi Arabia will cast a shadow over next week’s Dubai Airshow, as military and aerospace leaders try to gauge whether they might prolong a weapons-buying spree in the region. Fraying business ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Airshow: the issues likely to take centre stage

As aviation executives descend on Dubai for the biennial air show ... Emirates, the world’s biggest long-haul carrier, has built its business around the A380 and is mulling a follow-on deal for at least 20 planes. Top Airbus managers met with Emirates ... ( read original story ...)