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  • Glencore fights to save $26 billion Xstrata bid

    Qatar ignoring its shareholder responsibility?

    Their refusal to back golden handcuffs for Xstrata staff is a snub to the scale of the $220 million incentive plan, according to a person familiar with the situation.

    November 19, 2012 2:22

    Employees afraid of taking sick days

    The 'times of recession' appears to have become a boogeyman-equivalent used by employers to scare employees.

    November 18, 2012 12:22
  • Internet regulation tightened in UAE

    Internet dissent law tightened up – UAE

    The amendments to an existing law on Internet crime were issued in a decree by President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahayan, the state news agency WAM reported on Monday.

    November 13, 2012 11:58
  • Emirates Airline

    Emirates emergency landing: “staff panicked more than the passengers”

    The report on Emirates Airline's engine failure at 10,000 feet really worries us, but the passenger reviews worry us even more.

    November 13, 2012 9:24

    Egypt may struggle to meet Islamic finance target

    Una Galani says the only way to give Islamic finance a big boost in Egypt would be to issue new banking licences and offer tax incentives to institutions managing Islamic funds

    November 12, 2012 6:46
  • The Industrial Revolution

    A tale of two revolutions

    Imagine a country that took one look at the industrial revolution and threw up its hands in horror at the very prospect of change. Oh no, not for us these naughty steam engines, looms and ironclads! We'd rather stay tilling the land!

    November 8, 2012 10:30