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  • Saudi Women in Lingerie shop deadline

    Ticking clock on ‘Saudi Lingerie’ deadline

    As part of the Kingdom's efforts to push women into the workforce, a deadline has been imposed on Lingerie shops to be manned entirely by Saudi Women

    August 7, 2012 9:00
  • islamic finance

    LOST IN TRANSACTION: Islamic trade finance

    The Islamic finance industry is neglecting merchandise trade, leaving trade finance for conventional banks to dominate.

    August 5, 2012 3:01
  • du re registration

    Du du du re-register your number. Or else…

    du threatens to block those numbers who fail to re-register their cell phone SIM cards within the three month grace period. Perfect timing thinks Kipp, after all people only just leave the UAE for that amount of time in summer...

    August 5, 2012 2:47
  • e-government for GCC

    GCC paint on e-readiness canvas

    Where one would doubt the GCC states over their online governmental presence and transparency, the latest UN e-readiness survey says otherwise

    August 1, 2012 4:03
  • Khalaf-Habtoor

    Dubai billionaire says no trust in Asia

    Al Habtoor has set up camp in Dubai since 1970 and despite the turmoil of European economy, the appeal still exists above certain other areas

    July 31, 2012 2:10
  • online fashion retail in the Middle East

    Rough ride for online fashion retailers in the Middle East

    Notwithstanding the optimism fueled by internet savvy and style conscious Middle East consumer, online fashion retail is having a bumpy ride on the sand dunes of the Middle East. Kipp finds the reasons.

    July 31, 2012 11:31
  • Gold Duty for Indian Expats

    Indian expats still fuming over Gold tax

    The Gulf has a large population of Indian expats but when they return to India on vacation they are faced with something they shouldn't have to pay

    July 31, 2012 11:18