Dubai Airports unveils free airport Wi-Fi with 'fastest' speed

Dubai Airports has announced world's fastest free Wi-Fi service across its terminals to provide millions of passengers superfast internet access while they wait for their flight. Aptly called WOW-Fi, the service offers a top speed of up to 100 megabits per ... ( read original story ...)

2nd India-UAE conference on globalisation to be held in Dubai

The second India-UAE conference on globalisation will be held here tomorrow with an aim to promote cooperation between the two countries. Organised by All India Management Association (AIMA), the conference will be attended by leading industry figures from ... ( read original story ...)

Going Public: A Mark Of Distinction, And A Platform For Growth

1. Taking stock The liberal business environment, reinforced by recent legislation to boost IPO activity is encouraging companies to launch in the UAE. Globally there were 1,055 IPOs in 2016, 11 of which were on exchanges in the Middle East. The decision ... ( read original story ...)

VAT and CRS to add to costs and regulatory burden of banks

... 2017”, KPMG partners argue that both VAT and CRS are likely to have a significant impact on every bank operating in the UAE. “VAT is likely to be an irrecoverable cost, negatively affecting margins for the banking sector. It is therefore ... ( read original story ...)

914 Emiratis hired in financial, banking sectors

Dubai: A total of 914 Emiratis have been hired in 111 banking establishments and companies operating in the financial sector, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation announced on Saturday. Around 774 Emiratis have assumed their functions while ... ( read original story ...)

I, robot, build your home

Revolutionary factory-built smart homes, which are expected to make their debut in the UAE in less than a year, will be inspired by the innovative design and robotic production technology used to make the much-acclaimed Tesla electric cars. KEF Holdings ... ( read original story ...)

UAE seeks to boost rights of domestic workers

The rules, which have been approved by the UAE Cabinet, must now be passed by the Federal National Council and signed into law by President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. According to a copy of the draft law obtained by Gulf News ... ( read original story ...)