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DP World says H1 volumes rise to boost profitability

Sees "significant improvement" in H1 profit due to strong volumes; Gross volumes climb to 26.2 mln TEU, up 11 pct; Volumes driven by Asia Pacific, UAE, Africa, Americas

July 26, 2011 10:24
 
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
 
Should you be sending money home?

Should you be sending money home?

Even as the economic slowdown continues, the exchange rates between the UAE dirham and currencies across the world are fluctuating. So which nationalities in the UAE are benefitting the most?

December 4, 2008 1:52
 
10 reasons why people continue to make Dubai their home

10 reasons why people continue to make Dubai their home

The media has been debating whether Dubai’s bubble is going to burst, but the emirate continues to attract people. Here’s why.

December 1, 2008 3:02
 
Who’s buying Dubai’s properties?

Who’s buying Dubai’s properties?

Although real estate bosses insist that Dubai is unaffected by the financial crisis, we have to ask—who’s buying the properties?

November 11, 2008 1:38
 
Facebook fishing for Dubai’s money?

Facebook fishing for Dubai’s money?

Rumors claim the popular social networking site is in town, the latest in line to try and woo funds in the emirate for cash.

November 4, 2008 12:45
 
At nature’s expense: The Desert Islands Resort and Spa

At nature’s expense: The Desert Islands Resort and Spa

Desert Islands Resort and Spa is Abu Dhabi’s newest hotel. It’s gorgeous, stylish and well serviced. It’s also built on one of the UAE’s most revered nature reserves.

October 23, 2008 12:47
 
The qat’s out of the bag

The qat’s out of the bag

Yemen’s leafy stimulant is either destroying the country or saving it from disaster. Which is it? Part 1 of a series

October 23, 2008 10:50
 
Dubai TV vs Abu Dhabi TV

Dubai TV vs Abu Dhabi TV

As the old rivalry between Dubai and Abu Dhabi goes on, the two city-states’ TV stations are fiercely wrestling for the upper hand over viewers’ hearts and advertisers’ media plans. How do Dubai TV and Abu Dhabi TV stack up?

October 22, 2008 6:35
 
Armed to the teeth, Part II

Armed to the teeth, Part II

GCC states are stockpiling high-tech weapons. They say it’s for protection. This two part series looks at the potential conflicts in the region, and how regional governments are preparing for them.

October 21, 2008 11:06
 
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