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A 1,000-year-old bowl from China’s Song dynasty sold at auction for $37.7m on Tuesday, breaking the record for Chinese porcelain, auction house Sotheby’s said. The small piece – which dates from 960-1127 – broke the previous record of $36.05 million set in 2014 for a Ming dynasty wine cup which...
Noon.com, a US$1 billion e-commerce platform founded by the Emaar Properties chairman Mohamed Alabbar, has launched its operations in the UAE. From Saturday September 30, customers can browse its catalogue of brands by visiting www.noon.com or by downloading the Noon Mobile App via Google Play Store. A mobile app via...
Real estate mogul Louis Glickman once said the best investment on earth is earth. And buyers in Dubai seem to be in agreement. The UAE’s resilient emirate continues to house the GCC’s strongest property market despite a stagnant three years caused mainly by economic slowdown, regional uncertainty and a rising...
Many people commonly purchase term or whole life insurance around the mid-life years after getting a few free insurance quotes from different companies. During these years, you may have gotten married, bought a house and had children. The thought of leaving a spouse and children without financial support in...
BRITAIN has awarded its first new nuclear power plant site license for 25 years to French energy giant EDF, which is looking to build a new station in southwest England. The Office for Nuclear Regulation on Monday granted the license to NNB Generation Company, a subsidiary of the French...
The popular ride service Uber is all set to roll out its new business venture in Dubai on Thursday. The new venture - UberEats - will revolutionise food delivery concept as the new app allows customers to browse more than 200 restaurants in Dubai, select their favourite food, pay with...
Cisco is paying $610 million to acquire Viptela, a software-defined-networks (SDN) start-up in Silicon Valley that was co-founded in 2012 by Pakistani-American entrepreneurs Amir Khan, Atif Khan and Khalid Raza. "Together, Cisco and Viptela will be able to deliver next-generation SD-WAN solutions to best serve all size and scale of...
Smokers and lovers of sugary drinks will find their wallets significantly lighter this Sunday - but will hopefully emerge much healthier and fitter as a result. In a landmark move, the price of tobacco products and caffeinated drinks is to double with the introduction of what has been labelled a...
International business travel presents exciting opportunities, not just professionally, but personally as well, so you must get the most out of it. Asia is a common destination for many corporations given the significance of the region in the global economy. Business travelers to countries such as Korea, Japan, and...
Checking your credit score regularly is one of the best gifts you can give yourself. Your credit score is more than just a number banks use to determine what you can borrow for a home, car, or personal loan. It’s also the number future employers use to determine whether...
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Samsung’s new Galaxy Alpha Android smartphone finally demonstrates that the South Korean giant can do high-quality design and fantastic build quality, and begs the question why wait till now to do it. The 4.7in Galaxy Alpha the smallest flagship smartphone in Samsung’s large range of devices. It sits under the...
Companies are starting to apply the Airbnb Business Model to the rental of cars and other types of transportation. Companies such as Uber are putting pressure on the rental car industry and companies that use the Airbnb model are not helping the industry, either. How It Works A typical rental car...
For many years, it has been believed that finding work in Saudi Arabia is not easy, especially in non-oil sectors. Unemployment is a matter of great worry, even though there has been a slight improvement in this area.The economy has always been heavily dependent on the oil industry, thus...
IMA works aggressively to develop, certify, connect and support India’s accounting and finance professionals on a global platform Dubai, UAE, April 7, 2016 – IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, announced today the completion of a successful India by for Gary Cokins,...
It seems as if the rules of email marketing are changing all the time. As advancements in software continue to progress, so too must best practices for email marketing. Avoiding the Gmail spam filter should be your first priority. You can do so by connecting with your readers, getting...
A jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $55 million to a woman who claims talc in the company’s baby powder caused her ovarian cancer. On Monday, a jury in St. Louis, awarded Gloria Ristesund $5 million in damages and $50 million in punitive damages, Reuters reported. The verdict comes months...
Each finalist team was tasked to develop a solution, present it to an audience and receive recognition for their efforts based on the effectiveness of the solution. The five finalist teams were from the New York University (Abu Dhabi), Middlesex University (Dubai), Jubail University College (KSA), Institute of Management Accountants...
It is easy to assume that the United States still wears the crown for having the best programmers in the world with the fame of movies such as Hidden Figures. The film depicts the effort input by American programmers to making a remarkable first-time expedition to the moon. History...
Big data is more than just a marketing tool. It's a way to aggregate together useful information and draw interesting conclusions. For example, banks and other companies that compile data about consumer purchases are starting to learn things about how people spend money and ways that they could save....
Being in debt is not a pleasant thing. And though everyone likely knows that, debt is a painful experience many often endure for a long time. Some people find themselves in debt because of low income and other financial issues. Others think living in debt is a normal way...
Amitabh Kumar Singhal spent a childhood obsessed with Star Trek. On his parents’ black-and-white TV, Singhal would compulsively watch reruns of the science-fiction franchise and dream of building starship computers that could answer questions instantly. It was a bit of a long shot for a kid born in Jhansi...
A Saudi livestock breeder sold a male goat to his counterpart, at a whopping price of 13 million riyals, the highest ever price paid for a domestic animal in the Kingdom’s livestock markets, reported a Saudi newspaper. The Arabic daily ‘Okaz’ said the deal which was struck in the capital Riyadh...
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All Pictures of Kalyan Jewellers ceremony with all stars. Kalyan Jewellers opened six retail stores in Dubai and in attendance for the big event were brand ambassadors Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Aishwarya opted for a red velvet Sabyasachi long anarkali featuring gold sleeves and gold net dupatta. The Bollywood actress...
All the money in the world is growing ever more concentrated in the hands of just a few people, a report released Sunday night makes clear. Just 62 ultra-rich individuals -- a list that is primarily made up of men and includes Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, the Koch Brothers and...
Nissan is recalling 841,000 cars worldwide because of a potential steering problem but fewer than 500 vehicles are affected in the Middle East. The Japanese manufacturer is recalling certain models of the Micra produced between 2002 and 2006, and the Cube model produced during the same period. Nissan Middle East did...
KARACHI: Pakistan has exported around 2,200 tonnes of mangoes, fetching $1.1 million, since the start of export season on May 20. All Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters, Importers and Merchant Association’s (PFVA) Research and Development Chairman Waheed Ahmed said mango was being exported to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates...
Travellers, rejoice. Emirates airline is launching its global sale today. For a limited time, travellers can avail of special offers on business and economy class fares. Bookings can be made from today until January 18 for travel until November 18. All-inclusive economy class fares from Dubai to Middle East and...
Many investors are looking for the next big thing. If you want to make a decent return, you shouldn't be looking for investments that have already reached their full potential in their particular markets. Instead, you should be investigating investments that still have the possibility of large growth. Something many...
Marking the 90th anniversary of the foundation of the Turkish Republic, Turkey on Tuesday opened the world's first underwater rail link between two continents, the Marmaray, connecting Asia and Europe and allowing Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to fulfill a project dreamt up by Ottoman sultans more than a...
DUBAI’S ruler has endorsed a $US32 ($34.5) billion expansion plan for the city’s second airport that aims to make it the world’s biggest, the emirate’s airport operator said in the latest sign that the Middle East’s brash commercial hub is determined to move on from its 2009 financial crisis. The...
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