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Six bargain getaways for the credit crunched

Six bargain getaways for the credit crunched

Skint? Who isn't. But that's no reason to cancel your weekend getaways. Here are six cheap destinations that won't break the bank…again.

October 26, 2008 7:49
 
Dubai Properties commits $5.4 billion to Bawadi project

Dubai Properties commits $5.4 billion to Bawadi project

Plus, Strict monetary control has protected the GCC, Saudi stocks at four-year low, Dubai will make use of garbage, The UAE government to retrain 10,000 teachers

October 26, 2008 6:10
 
As the dollar goes…

As the dollar goes…

So goes the dirham and other Gulf currencies, while oil goes the opposite direction. But keep an eye on Chinese demand.

October 23, 2008 1:21
 
At nature’s expense: The Desert Islands Resort and Spa

At nature’s expense: The Desert Islands Resort and Spa

Desert Islands Resort and Spa is Abu Dhabi’s newest hotel. It’s gorgeous, stylish and well serviced. It’s also built on one of the UAE’s most revered nature reserves.

October 23, 2008 12:47
 
The qat’s out of the bag

The qat’s out of the bag

Yemen’s leafy stimulant is either destroying the country or saving it from disaster. Which is it? Part 1 of a series

October 23, 2008 10:50
 
Dr Sulaiman Al-Fahim

Dr Sulaiman Al-Fahim

From Dr Sulaiman Al-Fahim, the man behind Abu Dhabi’s takeover of Manchester City, to Angelina Jolie – with a stop in Cuba

October 23, 2008 7:13
 
Oil price, falling to 15-month low, may be out of OPEC’s control; eyes on China

Oil price, falling to 15-month low, may be out of OPEC’s control; eyes on China

Plus, Emirates announces 7-35pc fare cuts as oil falls, KPMG reports huge fraud figures – millions, billions?, Emirates NBD profits up, may buy more banks, Saudi central bank puts $3bn with banks.

October 23, 2008 6:44
 
Where has Dubai’s pearl gone?

Where has Dubai’s pearl gone?

Omnix’s Dubai Pearl was designed to be a significant landmark in New Dubai. What led to its explosive end? Check out our video of Dubai Pearl’s demolition

October 22, 2008 11:25
 
Dubai TV vs Abu Dhabi TV

Dubai TV vs Abu Dhabi TV

As the old rivalry between Dubai and Abu Dhabi goes on, the two city-states’ TV stations are fiercely wrestling for the upper hand over viewers’ hearts and advertisers’ media plans. How do Dubai TV and Abu Dhabi TV stack up?

October 22, 2008 6:35
 
UAE government delivers cash to banks

UAE government delivers cash to banks

Plus, Pink Panthers” of Wafi heist fame arrested in Monaco, TV meters ready for UAE? RTA says yes, Former Tatweer executive arrested, As OPEC prepares to meet, Saudis face pressure to cut oil production

October 22, 2008 6:06
 
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