Emaar, Shurooq reveal plans for boutique hotel in Sharjah

Vida Al Qasba Sharjah will be operated under Emaar Hospitality Group’s Vida Hotels and Resorts Read more...

Dubai’s Shuaa completes deal to grow assets to over $1.2bn

Company gets final approval for acquisition of Integrated Securities and Integrated Capital Read more...

Philippines seeks new jobs markets as it plans cut to Gulf reliance

Middle East remains the largest destination for land-based workers with 63% of the total Read more...

Dubai unveils new e-commerce rules to boost investment

As part of the initiative, the DFZC will also examine the implementation of blockchain technologies Read more...

In pictures: UAE to rebuild historic Mosul’s Grand al-Nouri mosque and al-Hadba minaret

The UAE and Iraq signed a Memorandum of Understanding for cultural cooperation, with a landmark project in Mosul as a centerpiece of the agreement between the two countries. The reconstruction and restoration historic al-Nouri mosque and al-Hadba’ minaret of Mosul will continue over the course of five years and will be supervised by a joint committee including representatives of the Emirati and...

Video: UAE banker gives an insight into the GCC’s economic outlook

One year ago this month, Alex Coelho was appointed CEO of Abu Dhabi’s Al Hilal Bank. In his first major inter since taking charge, he gave Arabian Business his assessment of market threats and opportunities in the GCC. Read more...

Video: The story behind Facebook’s facial recognition controversy

Under fire for compromising user data, Facebook is back in the news after it announced plans to reintroduce technologies such as facial recognition to its platform in territories such as Europe and Canada where it had been dropped in light of data privacy concerns. Read more...

In pictures: Mondelez International launch its newest Factory of the Future in Bahrain

The company invested $90 million in the state-of-the-art biscuit manufacturing plant that produces iconic Power Brands, including Oreo cookies and Barni soft cakes, for local consumers and serves as a hub for exports to the Gulf region, the Levant and Africa, reducing delivery costs and improving product freshness Read more...

In pictures: Zaha Hadid Architects completes design for primary school in China

Zaha Hadid Architects has revealed a new design for the Lushan Primary School in Nanchang – the capital of Jiangxi Province. Planned to accommodate 120 children from 12 local villages, the school is set within an agricultural region surrounded by mountains, as well as the rivers and lakes that are fed by the Zhelin Reservoir. Read more...

Goldman Sachs to relocate senior Dubai banker to New York

Mazen Makarem is a managing director who joined the investment bank almost 8 years ago Read more...