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Dubai tries hard to boost business

Dubai tries hard to boost business

Between temporary licenses, pension funds and mandatory insurance and credit rating schemes, Dubai is pulling all the stops to look better in the business world.

March 26, 2012 2:45
A Game of Chicken: EIDA vs UAE

A Game of Chicken: EIDA vs UAE

The never ending saga of getting a Emirates ID has Kipp severely unfazed: bring on the fines, the penalties and the ultimatums…we’re ready.

September 15, 2011 3:08
EIDA The Perfectionist

EIDA The Perfectionist

EIDA announces new transfer options, because, y’know , they’ve just about perfected the art of issuing IDs.

April 25, 2011 4:00

Qatar, Saudi left standing in Syria telco licence bid

Qatar Telecom makes bid for Syria licence; Move follows offer from Saudi Telecom for licence; France Telecom, Etisalat, Turkcell withdrawn; Trio cite onerous conditions of bid

April 4, 2011 4:48

Amlak, Tamweel have not yet applied for bank license

The merger process of the two UAE-based financial lenders has been facing several delays.

February 16, 2010 4:56

RTA issues over 160,000 licenses in Dubai last year

The majority of the licenses were issued for light vehicles.

February 9, 2010 12:01
Physician, prove thyself

Physician, prove thyself

Does your surgeon cut it? Dubai health authorities are asking doctors to demonstrate their skills before being granted licenses to practice.

February 1, 2010 2:11
Arming up

Arming up

Saudi has just introduced new laws allowing private companies to sell firearms. Is the kingdom arming itself?

October 18, 2009 4:14

SAAD Financial Advisory Services’ license may be withdrawn

The Dubai Financial Services Authority…

September 29, 2009 3:16

SEDD issued 24,777 licenses during H1 2009

The Sharjah Economic Development Department (SEDD) issued 24,777 commercial, industrial and business licenses during the first half of 2009...

July 26, 2009 1:24