UAE’s private sector growth momentum slips in October

Dubai: Momentum seems to have slipped further in the UAE’s non-oil private sector during October – so much so that business conditions showed the least improvement in six months. Staffing levels remain “near stagnation”, according to an economy ... ( read original story ...)

UAE’s tax regime: The need of the hour

Within the span of month the UAE took two bold steps with the aim to develop a proper legislative and legal structure for the post-oil period. The first was to launch the Bankruptcy Law and the other was founding a Federal Tax Authority (FTA). The ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Festival line-up announced

Abu Dhabi: The 14th edition of Abu Dhabi festival will be headlined by American jazz icon Wynton Marsalis, popular fado singer Mariza, five-time Grammy Award winner Tomatiti, Saudi singer Mohammad Abdo, and Chinese-American cellist Yo-Yo Ma, the organising ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince India visit to set mega business event

NEW DELHI: The tone for Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan's visit to India as the Chief Guest for 2017 Republic Day celebrations will be set with a mega business event in Dubai on Nov 12. The seventh annual edition of the Asian ... ( read original story ...)

UAE residents celebrate Flag Day

Dubai: The morning of November 3 is witnessing a large-scale celebration across the country to mark President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s accession as President of the UAE. The UAE flag is being hoisted at schools, government ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Youth Council formed

Abu Dhabi: The system for youth councils across the UAE has been completed, while the Abu Dhabi Youth Council (ADYC) was formed yesterday (Wednesday). Shamma Suhail Faris Al Mazroui, Minister of State for Youth, announced the completion of the system ... ( read original story ...)

Demand for UAE flags on the rise

... as early as October to cater to the demand for various sizes of the UAE flag and other items with the UAE flag colours, a Gulf News survey revealed. UAE Flag Day, which falls on November 3, is an event which coincides with the anniversary of President ... ( read original story ...)

F1 Fitness is the all new rage in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: A fitness revolution has taken over Abu Dhabi in the run-up to the city’s biggest sporting event – Formula 1 Grand Prix running from November 25-27. As part of the Get Driver Fit (GDF) challenge, a hugely popular feature of the racing season ... ( read original story ...)

School principal's email hacked

Abu Dhabi: In a suspected case of hacking, the email account of an Indian school principal in Abu Dhabi is being used by conmen who are demanding money from his friends. Abdul Kader, principal of Model School Abu Dhabi, said dozens of people on his contact ... ( read original story ...)