GCC economies must invest in exports to reduce dependence on commodities Falling oil prices will pose a challenge to GCC hydrocarbon exporters unless governments step up their diversification efforts and develop more export industries, according to a new report by...
It's boom time for auto industry in Saudi Arabia; latest research reveals that 60% percent of the residents intending to buy a car in the next 3 years and 38% planning this purchase in the next year. The declining automobile industry...
MENA shoppers prefer VISA cards A visible surge has been recorded in the demand for Visa debit, credit, and prepaid cards off-late as shoppers across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region opted for electronic payment method on the...
Arabian Gazette's interview with Rami Shaar, Co-Founder of Washmen Rami gets candid with how the entrepreneurial passion drove him to start Washmen, the problem he's trying to solve, the Unique Service Proposition (USP) of the business, future plans, funding and...
Whether you’re buying a car for the first time or sorting out a car for your newly qualified young adult, we would probably suggest you consider something cheap and cheerful and that you’re not too worried about getting scratched. RELATED: The...
"No separate ways of thinking, no divisions, no restrictions". These are the opening lines of Saudi's NEOM's trailer. Women in modern clothes, clean energy sources and a lot of open mindedness -- NEOM, Saudi Arabia's $500 billion mega city...
Almost half of UAE residents are worried that they will not be able to afford the increased cost of living brought about by the country’s implementation of value-added tax (VAT), a survey from Dubai based comparison site yallacompare reveal. Over 62% of...
Emirates ends 2017 on a high note reaching fleet and product milestones Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, is concluding another banner year of growth and innovation, marking significant milestones across its fleet, network, and product innovation initiatives, cementing its...
Krypto Labs opens unique incubator concept to bridge the gap between innovators and investors -2,600 square-meter incubator, accelerator and co-working space to be officially unveiled in heart of Masdar City, Abu Dhabi -Winner of groundbreaking start-up competition to be announced at...
Latest Emirates NBD UAE PMI data shows that the UAE's economic output growth picks up at start of 2018. Improving economic conditions resulted in further gains in output and new orders at UAE non-oil companies at the start of 2018....
startAD's Venture Launchpad is UAE’s first hardware startup program aimed at making Abu Dhabi the center for innovation in hardware. The hardware venture launchpad provides startups with the resources, tools, and network to accelerate significantly in a short time span. startAD has...
  Keeping the UAE Moving: Al Futtaim Auto & Machinery Co. (FAMCO) and Volvo Buses sign Large Supply Contract with Dubai RTA for 143 Volvo Luxury Intercity Coaches • The order for 143 Volvo SC5 luxury intercity coaches is not only...
Explore the lush green slopes and icy mountains of Gstaad by staying in the Ultima Gstaad luxury boutique hotel   In the heart of the prestigious village of Gstaad, between lush green fields and snowy mountain peaks, lies an untouched paradise, the Ultima...
In the run up to Ramadan 2017, YouGov surveyed residents in the UAE and Saudi Arabia as part of their annual Ramadan study to discover expected changes in consumer behaviour in and around Ramadan.  In the survey, not surprisingly a...
report is our major annual economics study, which measures the factors that are crucial to future productivity and prosperity. Ten years on from the global financial crisis, economies remain at risk from further shock and are ill-prepared for the...
Latest research on middle east social media usage trends highlights the increasing prominence of visually led social media in the region, and the ongoing popularity of Whatsapp The use, and adoption, of social media continues to rapidly evolve. A new...
Dubai is just one emirate out of the 7 that comprise the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The UAE is just one out of the 15 nations that come under the flagship of the Middle Eastern Countries. In just a...
Vertical Farming is fast gaining popularity in the UAE which could see the country exporting not only crops but also technology in the future CNN reports on the dynamic technology that has the potential to revolutionize the way Dubai sources...
Winters bring a lot of warmth and activity to Dubai. Don't believe us? Head towards the Dubai Creek area that connects the sea trading port to the desert as it passes through the heart of Dubai.  On one side...
Child obesity on the rise in the UAE Emirates taskforce intensifies fight against growing menace Multi-sectoral task force aims to achieve key milestones by 2020 Alarming 15% of young people under 20 in the UAE would be considered obese by 2025 According to...
This December, Abu Dhabi is all set to witness one of the largest Blockchain conferences in the Middle East. The topics of interest would be ICOs, cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology for fintech and government. This is a must-attend conference if...
Dubai based Adam Schneider aka Seccour,  Founder and CEO of Kitsune Security talks to Arabian Gazette about the ICOs, how to avoid getting scammed by ICOs, Cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin and more Have you watched "The Wolf of the Wall Street?"  we...
  11 outstanding global FinTech firms have been shortlisted for the inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge in October, organized by Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with KPMG. The selected firms are currently undergoing an intensive...
  It's time to rethink on investing in Saudi Arabia. In this Op-Ed, Wael Al-Nahedh, CEO at Spearvest provides insightful information on fast-changing Saudi Arabia, to be seen as a major investment opportunity for substantial return on investment. The recent news...
The all new Haval H6 model by leading Chinese automotive manufacturer, Great Wall Motors, is set to take on major SUV brands in the UAE  Swaidan Trading, the automotive division of Al Naboodah Group Enterprises (ANGE), one of the UAE’s...
Looking for Asian hospitality in the Middle East? Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi is the place to be! Dusit Thani is a Thai phrase that means “A Garden in Heaven.” Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi offers a fine Thai-inspired hospitality in the capital...
Embracing the concept of “Artificial Intelligence” as the future of progress and prosperity, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has launched the Artificial intelligence Strategy for the United Arab...
The funniest commercial airline safety video ever by Turkish Airlines in collaboration with LEGO Lights, camera, action! Turkish Airlines launches new inflight safety video in partnership with Warner Bros. and The LEGO Movie franchise. Turkish Airlines, the airline that flies to more...
Staging a mega-event like the World Expo has boosted the economies and international profiles of its host cities for decades – and soon it’s Dubai’s turn to step into the spotlight. New report from JLL sheds light on how the...
If there's one thing out there Elon Musk is truly afraid of, its Artificial Intelligence (AI) who Musk feels rogue robots could essentially lead to World War 3. Then of course there was that one episode of Black Mirror...
Planning your next holiday? Think Taiwan!  Taiwan is holiday destination that combines adventure, nature, fun and gourmet food experiences, amidst unrivaled beauty. Taiwan has it all! Taiwan has an array of adventure activities to choose from, being centrally located on the...
  26 years old Stephanie Farah is the latest entrant to Dubai's Entrepreneurial scene. She is the youngest PR Professional to ‘Go Solo in Dubai’. Her company Empyre targets a young audience. Arabian Gazette interviews the enthusiastic (and glamorous) PR...
Since 2003, value of diamonds traded through Dubai has grown from 3.5 billion US dollars to 25 billion US Dollars in 2016 Nemesis international inaugurates UAE’s first state-of-the-art polishing factory, contributing to the increase of the region’s diamond processing and...
Horses may first have been tamed as long ago as 7000 BC, new ground-breaking findings in a recently unearthed archaeological site in Saudi Arabia suggest. "The procured evidence may potentially debunk a previously established theory that the domestication of horses...
Here are a list of ten awesome things you can do in the Maldives this summer! Scuba diving - Scuba diving is open for beginners and pros alike in the Maldives. There are hundreds of dive centers and dive schools...
Emirates celebrates 15 years of connecting Auckland to the world Emirates is celebrating 15 years of successful operations to Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city. Since its inaugural flight in 2003, Emirates has carried over two million passengers to and from...
GCC's buzzing construction industry As GCC governments set the way to build better, more efficient, smart and sustainable cities, the construction industry is poised for stronger growth with value of all the current active projects in the GCC estimated at...
UAE-based company THE One named ‘Best Workplace in the UAE’ and its CEO named ‘Leader of the Year for 2017-2018’ Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) becomes first UAE government entity to be recognized by Great Place to Work for its...
With the conclusion of Arab Health last month, the world's biggest health exhibition, we at Arabian Gazette had a chance to interact with Mr. Meria Heikelä, Director of Business Finland, to get a perspective on healthcare and discuss on the...
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