UAE ‘has clear vision’ on economic diversification

Dubai: The UAE has a clear and comprehensive vision to diversify its economy and achieve an optimal balance between its various sectors to ensure sustainability and create new business opportunities, said Hamad Bu Amim, president and CEO of Dubai Chamber ... ( read original story ...)

UAE e-tailer rolls out heavy arsenal in White Friday blitz

Dubai: Souq.com is not holding anything back this week ... “We are still in the process of scaling up the business. Amazon has certainly helped on the operational side. “That’s 50 times bigger than we were last year.” A successful White Friday ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai gold prices stay close to 1-month high

Dubai: After hitting their highest level in one month, gold prices in the UAE dipped slightly on Monday following an uptick in the US dollar. The price of 24-karat gold in Dubai was trading at Dh156.50 as of 9.27am, down by .25 fils from Sunday. The latest ... ( read original story ...)

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 ...)