"A multinational firm from UK has plans of  expanding its operations in the Middle East. Because of the cultural differences and marked business practices in the Middle East and GCC countries, they need guidance and legal representation in setting...
National Media Council (NMC) has issued a circular regarding the new law which applies to individuals and companies monetizing via online and social media channels in the UAE. The authority urged all entities engaged in commercial activities to register...
Part II of Arabian Gazette's exclusive interview with Alex Andarakis, Founder/MD, Andarakis Advisory Services. The expat with the most enviable CV. Alexander John Andarakis, is a highly experienced senior executive and a leading marketing and leadership professional with over 25 years...
The world’s largest tin at 50kg was unveiled on New Year’s Eve 2017 at Atlantis, The Palm resorts Gala Dinner   Atlantis, The Palm teamed up with luxury US caviar company AmStur on New Year’s Eve 2017 to create the impossible...
Get fit quick. That's what HIIT promises. HIIT is the latest trend in fitness to lead a healthier lifestyle. But, despite that HIIT is guaranteed to improve your fitness level, this intensive workout regime may not be the perfect...
Apple Watch Series 3 with built-in cellular arrives at Etisalat Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular can operate independently of your iPhone Etisalat today announced it has begun selling Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS +Cellular), which adds built-in cellular to the world’s...
Rapidly changing digital landscape requires a proactive strategy to reskill the workforce to be relevant in the future and ready to adapt to change: study Accenture Strategy also includes their top 3 recommendations to future-proof your workforce The time is now for...
Propertyfinder Group Reveals the Homebuyers of 2017 Jumeirah Village Circle is Dubai’s most affordable villa community to buy (AED 758 per square foot), and one of the few that has experienced a price increase, indicating that demand remains healthy...
For the first time, United Arab Emirates (UAE) has implemented Value Added Tax (VAT) on businesses in the country effective from 1st Jan 2018. For companies not complying to the VAT laws and regulations, stiff penalties are imposed ranging...
Coworking maybe the best option for individuals and companies, especially startups, to cut down on cost. However, these dynamic environments offers more than just a workspace and connectivity. Our Space, a global coworking brand, has recently opened its flagship workspace...
In his Op-Ed, Mohammad S. Moussalli analyzes the current security situations and political dilemma in the Middle East in view of ISIS savagery. In June 2014, a major offensive launched by the so-called Islamic State of Iraq & Greater Syria...
The statusque women sashaying down the ramp held the audience captive. It was hard to comprehend what it was that arrested your attention. No doubt they were all beautiful to a fault, and yet there was something more. The...
Who has not dreamed of owning his own music radio station, to pass his favourite music, the tunes of his childhood when all other public radios only broadcast programmes according to a very institutional grid? Younes Boumehdi has had...
11 Countries. 26 Days. 1 Smartphone. Welcome to my unbiased review of one the most awaited flagship devices of the year. Now, for a guy who spends a conspicuous amount of time solo traveling across the world, you can...
In his Op-Ed, Mohammad S. Moussalli analyzes the chronic impotency of UN and failure of the Security Council to maintain world order, resolve conflicts and enforce peace. On January 1920, fourteen months after the end of the First World War,...
Review of Sthan Restaurant in Dubai - Food beyond borders. Nothing more. Nothing Less. India. Pakistan. Afghanistan. Countries, once upon a time - long before the British Empire, existed as a single nation. United as one. Today, thanks to political, geographical and...
Honda Accord (2L Turbo Sport) 2018 : Possibly the most advanced sedan in its class, says Aman Ali after taking the car for a spin. My relationship with Honda is quite sentimental because my first car ever, A ‘Honda City’...
Hicham Lahlou already stands among the world's elite designers. This young French-Moroccan designer - a voluble, dynamic, ever smiling, generous and optimistic personality - is not only very talented but he is also very funny. So much so that...
Curtin University unveiled at Getex 2017 GETEX – one of the Middle East’s leading education, training and professional development exhibition was inaugurated yesterday by Dr Ahmad bin Abdullah Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education at the...
Taiwan is truly Asia's hidden gem and a travel lovers dream destination Known as Asia’s best kept secret or otherwise as Asia’s hidden gem, Taiwan is an amazing country replete with awe-inspiring panoramas, picture perfect locales, lip-smacking street food, towering...
Medical Tourism on the rise in GCC says experts at the International Medical Conference and Exhibition in Dubai Patients considering seeking medical and wellness treatments abroad will be able to connect with leading experts in medical tourism and even find...
E-commerce marketplace set to boom with the launch of Noon.com in Dubai and Riyadh An online shopping platform featuring 20 million products has been launched in Dubai and Riyadh. Emirati billionaire and businessman Mohamed Alabbar will surely be calling the shots of the...
  Affordable devices with all the smart capabilities you desire, including a big 18:9 widescreen, beautifully slender design, and dual cameras. Your favorite YouTuber looks better in widescreen, your phone is a fashion statement, and your photos have to look amazing...
Mohammed Jaradat is an Amman-based Jordanian entrepreneur. Despite being a high school dropout, he went on to become a pioneer in video production, TV programming and compèring. After establishing his credentials in the entertainment industry, Mohammed Jaradat, also known...
Most of us use social networking media to 'consume' and disseminate information. In this day and age, these networking sites are vying with each other to provide greater levels of innovation for social interaction, information exchange, dialogue and collaboration....
Arabian Travel Market, Middle East's biggest international travel and tourism event for inbound and outbound tourism professionals attracted 39,000 industry professionals, with deals worth US$2.5 billion agreed over the four days. ATM 25th anniversary show draws 39,000 travel trade...
Special to Arabian Gazette by Hermoine Macura The word Calligraphy comes from the Greek words "Kallos" meaning beauty and "Graphie" which means writing. In the modern sense, calligraphy relates to "the art of giving form to signs in an expressive, harmonious...
Soft drink addicts would have to pay 50% more for their favourite beverage as authorities in the Gulf are pondering to impose a tax on these products, media reports suggested on Tuesday. The proposed tax will hit tobacco users as...
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), in its shocking report titled ‘Avoiding Future Famines,’ revealed one-third of food produced globally is wasted and fails to reach the consumers' plate. The amount of wastage exceeds 1.3 billion tonnes every year, the...
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have given strong indications of doubling customs tariffs on cigarette and other tobacco imports from next month. According to a senior Saudi official, finance ministers from six Gulf states scheduled to meet in May to approve...
Oman announced on Wednesday its Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) has initiated work on the feasibility study of the ambitious GCC railway project to boost transport services across the region. The first stage of the railway project will start...
The 420 hectares Oman Botanic Garden, currently under development, is an exciting, dynamic and ground breaking project. "The Garden will combine the cultivation, study and conservation of Oman’s rich native flora with creative large scale native habitat displays and amenity...
Shifting Sands of Time: Saudi Arabian Tale of Women Empowerment Each country in the world is unique boasting of rich history of culture and tradition adding a distinct flavor and thus contributing to presence in the globe. Alongside its uniqueness,...
This Downtown restaurant serves the healthiest food you can ingest into your body. If you want to get a real feel of the food culture of Taiwan and enjoy a slice of Taiwanese warmth and hospitality, check Taipei Dao -...
The fall of the Soviet Union in 1991 has demoted communism and socialism to the least importance upon which capitalistic notions flourished all around the world. Since then, the dominant economic trends revolve around the economic theory of deregulation...
A comprehensive study on Dubai Metro Project has revealed the huge positive impact the flagship project has brought including economic, social and environmental benefits - Dubai's investments in roads and transport infrastructure touches AED 100 billion - Since the establishment...
Philippe Elie is the director of operations, EMEA at Riverbed Technology. Philippe is also responsible for developing the partner community in the Middle East consisting of distributors, resellers, systems integrators, and service providers. Arabian Gazette's Moign Khawaja asked him...
Dubai-based body paint artist Alicia Goveas explains how art can be a means of escape, body art as a medium of message, and art's role in making the world a better place While we chance upon faces with a cursory...
New Research from Old Mutual International shines a light on the changing face of retirement in the UAE Retirement age is disappearing as 3 out of 4 people expect to continue working in some form in retirement Results show...
Every once in a while, we all love to set aside routine and try something exotic. Oriental cuisine, for instance. With the number of Asian and East Asian culinary options on offer in Dubai, it’s an easy choice and one that...