UAE banks continue to top GCC with $723b worth of assets

Abu Dhabi: The UAE banking sector has continued to top other GCC (Gulf Cooperative Council) counterparts in terms of assets value in the first half of 2017, with a total value of $723 billion in 48 banks operating in the country, a growth rate of 1.7 per ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Economy to bring latest e-services and apps to GITEX

real time response based on the latest information available on the Dubai Economy data bank. The Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection sector will display its ‘IP Gateway’ and ‘Maydani’ initiatives. IP Gateway allows trademark owners anywhere ... ( read original story ...)

Briton appears in Dubai court for touching man in a bar

A British man facing three years in jail in Dubai after touching another man in a bar has appeared in court. Jamie Harron was arrested for public indecency after he briefly put his hand on another man so he did not "bump and spill drinks" in a bar in the city. ( read original story ...

Man in Dubai court over ‘hip touch’ – BBC News

A Scot, who is facing a three-year jail term in Dubai for putting his hand on a man in a bar, has appeared in court. Jamie Harron, from Stirling, was summoned to a hearing on Sunday after he reportedly failed to attend a previous court date in the city. ( read original story ...)

Coral Dubai Al Barsha Hotel gets new management agreement

Hospitality Management Holding has signed the management agreement to operate the Coral Dubai Al Barsha Hotel. The stunning 5-star property (formerly the Auris Plaza Hotel) is superbly located in the heart of Al Barsha within walking distance from the Mall ... ( read original story ...)