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Should you invest in travel insurance?

Read the Ts & Cs to make sure the policy fits your needs

May 26, 2014 9:29
 
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Obesity in the GCC a ‘serious health issue’

The GCC region ranks among the world’s most obese regions, according to a report issued by the United Nations in July 2013.

November 28, 2013 3:11
 
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Gulf states need to stop relying on cheap foreign labour – IMF

Private-sector job creation for GCC nationals has become a challenge.

November 21, 2013 10:06
 
Saudi Arabia follows GCC

Saudi shifts official weekend

The kingdom is now in line with the rest of the GCC.

June 23, 2013 5:57
 
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Kuwait resists IMF tax recommendations

The IMF says Kuwait may exhaust its oil savings by 2017...

April 30, 2013 4:54
 
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Quality of living in GCC cities: IN PICTURES

A recently released Mercer 'Quality of Living' survey shows us where major cities in the GCC rank. The study looks at infrastructure, healthcare, education, political and social issues among many other factors.

December 4, 2012 3:43
 
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CUTTING BACK: IMF says the GCC should cut state spending growth

In 2011, total state spending in the GCC jumped by some 20 percent as governments responded to unrest in the Middle East by boosting social spending.

October 30, 2012 9:44
 
IMF says Saudi economy 'buoyant'

GCC states doing well for oil – IMF

Lagarde was speaking at a news conference after meeting with senior officials of the Gulf Cooperation Council...

October 6, 2012 8:47
 
Unified GCC currency

Gulf states should not fall in the same hole

A Reuters poll predicts no common currency until 2017, but the an official from Qatar's Central Bank says they should learn from the Euro Zone mistakes

July 28, 2012 11:02
 
Abu Dhabi

Euro Zone woes deepen; Abu Dhabi banks in focus

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank reported a second-quarter profit of 733 million dirhams, topping forecasts after the lender took lower provisions

July 25, 2012 1:16
 
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