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UAE’s TAQA sees 2012 capex at $2.0-2.2B

UAE’s TAQA sees 2012 capex at $2.0-2.2B

Abu Dhabi National Energy Co (TAQA) expects to increase capital spending to between $2.0 billion to $2.2 billion this year as it pushes ahead with expansion plans.

March 14, 2012 1:53
 
Syrian sugar refiner halts production

Syrian sugar refiner halts production

Syria's National Sugar Co, a privately owned refiner with a capacity of 1 million tonnes a year, has halted production because of the poor security situation in the country, its chairman said on Sunday.

February 5, 2012 1:01
 
UAE’s NBAD Q4 profit misses forecasts on impairments

UAE’s NBAD Q4 profit misses forecasts on impairments

Q4 net profit AED 724M vs AED732 million a year ago; Analysts forecast profit of AED756.4 million for Q4; Q4 impairment charges AED482 million vs AED424 million

January 31, 2012 3:05
 
UAE National Day a video compilation

UAE National Day a video compilation

With the tagline “Spirit of the Union” the UAE celebrates 40 decades of history this weekend, here’s a collection of videos made to show national pride.

November 30, 2011 5:17
 
It’s who you know…

It’s who you know…

If you want real clout as a media organization, you need to get yourself a world leader as columnist. We’re working on it, but the National beat us to it.

June 17, 2010 5:17
 
To be a citizen

To be a citizen

Expatriates who've been granted Saudi citizenship speak of the pros and cons of being 'counterfeit' nationals, reports Arab News.

July 30, 2009 7:46
 
Emiratis: better unemployed than drive a taxi

Emiratis: better unemployed than drive a taxi

According to a report, the Sharjah Public Transport Corporation has been unsuccessful in finding Emirati taxi drivers.

May 24, 2009 12:33