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  • 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
  • Open-sky policy

    Open-sky policy

    Saudi desperately needs competition in its air industry, says Arab News. But if Gulf airlines are to operate in the Kingdom, it has to be done on a fair basis.

    January 5, 2011 1:10
  • Saudization drive

    Saudization drive

    A call for the replacement of expats with Saudis in the retail sector is prompted out of necessity rather than discrimination, says Arab News.

    January 4, 2011 1:53
  • Single GCC currency

    Single GCC currency

    Arab News is imagining a time when the US dollar is no longer the world’s reserve currency. In this editorial, the paper examines the euro’s troubles and what they mean for the GCC.

    December 30, 2010 12:33
  • How you will be celebrating

    How you will be celebrating

    As 2010 stutters and splutters towards the finish line, Kipp asked how you would be welcoming the bright and shiny 2011. The results are in.

    December 29, 2010 12:34
  • 2011 Pay: Up, Down, and Up Again.

    2011 Pay: Up, Down, and Up Again.

    Mercer says pay rises and increased headcounts are on the cards for UAE companies – but Eva Fernandes knows the market far too well to get her hopes up on this one.

    December 21, 2010 5:19