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  • Is the oil revenue part of the GDP?

    Is the oil revenue part of the GDP?

    Revenue generated from oil export should not be considered when calculating Saudi’s GDP says former vice president of Saudi Aramco Othman Al-Khowaiter

    January 23, 2011 11:25
  • Amending UAE maternity laws

    Amending UAE maternity laws

    Sharjah’s amendments to the maternity leave law and introduction of paternity leave should serve as a role model for its less flexible neighbours, says Eva Fernandes.

    January 18, 2011 2:47
  • The quest for self (service)

    The quest for self (service)

    Kipp asked you if you would like to see petrol stations in the UAE become self-service. We were shocked at the results.

    January 16, 2011 2:58
 
  • Businesses in UAE must be responsible

    Businesses in UAE must be responsible

    Customer complaints in this country all too often fall on deaf ears, as a couple of recent cases demonstrate. Companies operating in the UAE need to shape up, thinks Samuel Potter.

    January 12, 2011 1:53
  • Emirati unemployment on the rise

    Emirati unemployment on the rise

    Do you think there should be quotas? Kipp asked, and you answered. Here are the results of our poll.

    January 12, 2011 1:28
  • A labour, but not of love

    A labour, but not of love

    The new labour laws highlight the UAE authority’s concern for Emiratization, but also its apathy towards many expatriates, says Eva Fernandes.

    January 11, 2011 3:02
 
  • Shares and risks

    Shares and risks

    After Bangladeshis riot in the streets following a stock crash, investors should know there is no such thing as a permanently rising market, argues Arab News.

    January 11, 2011 2:41
  • Etisalat and Du, this is your wake-up call

    Etisalat and Du, this is your wake-up call

    As the TRA’s patience with UAE telcos appears to be running out, Samuel Potter says it might be time for Etisalat and Du to have a word with themselves.

    January 10, 2011 2:22
  • Economic war over electric cars

    Economic war over electric cars

    High powered drama in the corporate world as three senior Renault execs are accused of industrial espionage. Iman Kurdi of Arab News explains why this really can be called an economic war.

    January 9, 2011 1:53
 
  • More confidence – hooray!

    More confidence – hooray!

    Kipp asked if you thought 2011 would be a better year for business than 2010, and the results are in. All this confidence is making us giddy.

    January 5, 2011 2:32
 
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