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Dubai leads the world in rents growth in Q1

Rentals of premium residential properties in Dubai are up six per cent in the first quarter of 2014, says a latest rental index report

July 3, 2014 2:17
 

Aldar cuts a quarter of its workforce

To scale down on certain functions, 105 jobs to go; Other Abu Dhabi developer Sorouh profit up 13 pct, misses view

October 31, 2011 10:49
 

62 percent of UAE employees say their income is unbalanced with cost of living

Survey says people aren't getting paid as much as they need to spend. So what's new? Bayt.com and YouGovSiraj tells you what's what.

October 9, 2011 1:00
 

Dubai at 55, Abu Dhabi at 50: Where’s the most expensive city to live?

Mercer’s worldwide Cost of Living survey is out.

June 29, 2010 3:30
 

School fees rise by 10% in UAE

Education costs register biggest year-on-year rise as consumer prices edge up for first time in three months.

April 24, 2010 2:17
 
Do you want to be a fat cat in Qatar, or watch Beyoncé in Abu Dhabi?

Do you want to be a fat cat in Qatar, or watch Beyoncé in Abu Dhabi?

Residents of Doha are better paid than anyone else in the Middle East. But Abu Dhabi and Dubai still outrank the Qatar capital when it comes to entertainment, health, transport and communications.

March 7, 2010 4:22
 

Dubai inflation rate falls to 1.3 percent

The cost of living increased by just 1.3 percent in January, after years of spiraling costs.

March 3, 2010 1:56
 
Show me the money

Show me the money

61 percent of professionals in the GCC foresee a pay raise in 2010.

November 17, 2009 1:55
 
An unhappy lot

An unhappy lot

A recent survey reveals that the people in the UAE are a dissatisfied and pessimistic lot. Do you agree?

December 29, 2008 2:41