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UAE 87th on ‘goodness’ index

The ‘Good Country Index’ measures a nation’s contributions to humanity

June 26, 2014 6:05
 
US hedge fund wins claim against Dubai’s DryDocks

US hedge fund wins claim against Dubai’s DryDocks

A US-based hedge fund said it has won a $72 million legal claim against Dubai's Drydocks World for defaulting on a loan, putting the ship builder's $2.2 billion debt restructuring in further trouble.

March 14, 2012 1:39
 
Travel groups look east for 2012 bright spots

Travel groups look east for 2012 bright spots

With a weak western European economy, fear of political unrest in North Africa and a cruise business hit by the Costa Concordia disaster, travel groups are looking to eastern Europe, China and corporate travel to brighten up 2012.

March 10, 2012 5:20
 
Syria’s neighbours may soften sanctions blow

Syria’s neighbours may soften sanctions blow

Iraq, Lebanon voted against sanctions on Syria; Syrian economy already reeling from 8 months of unrest; Jordan says economic pain is price for pressure on Assad

November 28, 2011 4:54
 
The Six Degrees of Elie Saab

The Six Degrees of Elie Saab

With the runways at The Bride Show in Dubai all ready for a parade of couture wedding gowns and evening dresses, Kipp finds out at how Lebanese fashion designer Elie Saab is connected to a troubled rock star.

April 19, 2011 2:06
 
Headstrong hopes

Headstrong hopes

Survey reveals global investors expect growth in emerging markets to remain strong and commodities to stay favourable as inflation and geopolitical concerns heighten...but not all of them. So which one?

March 30, 2011 1:41
 
Curiouser and curiouser

Curiouser and curiouser

As companies look for a new place and function in people’s lives, Kipp hopes they don’t ever come out of the changing rabbit hole that is consumerism.

March 22, 2011 2:59
 

DIC board ‘was dissolved in January’

Investment arm is now under direct control of Dubai Holding, confirms statement.

June 13, 2010 3:07
 

Standard Chartered: Dubai World’s debt not invoking fear

The UK-based bank said it is risk ready for expansion in the region.

June 8, 2010 9:36
 
Top 10 arms buyers in the world

Top 10 arms buyers in the world

The UAE features fourth on the list compiled by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, which records the world’s biggest arms importers between 2005 and 2009.

March 22, 2010 6:46
 
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