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Truth serum: Petrol paranoia amid lack of information

Truth serum: Petrol paranoia amid lack of information

The petrol crisis is creating a ripple effect that has now led to some worrying about whether electricity shutdowns are imminent. The dangers of speculations are just as evident as the lack of transparency, says Precious de Leon.

June 14, 2011 4:09
 
Putting the pressure on progress for corporate governance

Putting the pressure on progress for corporate governance

Investors must push companies for better regulation and best practices, if corporate governance is ever going to move forward in the GCC.

April 13, 2011 12:31
 
Cleaning up the region’s financial scene

Cleaning up the region’s financial scene

The economic crisis seems to have done us one good service: The region is finally putting its financial houses in order.

February 1, 2011 4:45
 
‘Emirate must reform’

‘Emirate must reform’

Private equity firms say big reform is necessary to save the sector in the region. That means foreign ownership, family involvement… and of course, transparency.

August 17, 2010 4:18
 
Not so hot property

Not so hot property

Faced with an oversupply of units and a severe lack of demand, the UAE real estate industry needs to become more transparent in order to boost investor confidence, say analysts.

February 15, 2010 4:29
 

Sheikh Issa’s acquittal “questionable”

International human rights body Amnesty International…

January 13, 2010 4:13
 
Dubai’s properties need people

Dubai’s properties need people

The emirate’s real estate sector can only pick up if Dubai’s population grows, says a new study. Transparency and better customer service are also essentials.

January 11, 2010 12:35
 

Sheikh Mohammed issues law to improve govt spending and transparency

Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, issued a law on Thursday ordering…

December 19, 2009 10:30
 
Damas digging deep

Damas digging deep

The jewellery company has appointed PWC as an external auditor to scrutinize the “unauthorized transactions” performed by its ex-CEO.

October 15, 2009 4:20
 
On the road to recovery

On the road to recovery

The Gulf States are finally emerging from the global financial crisis, says the IMF adding that it is only being cautiously optimistic and that several policy measures still have to implemented.

October 12, 2009 12:13
 
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