Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Money & Business

Get Rich Quick

For several months, whenever we opened our computers we were inundated by posts about Manama millionaires and people making lots of money online. Gulf...

Shrimping ban a boon for poachers

The six-month ban imposed on "shrimping activities" in Bahrain is turning out to be a boon for poachers and smugglers who are selling tonnes...

An MBA will not make you rich

The first thing I am going to say about wealth is that many authors who write about prosperity and wealth make it clear: A...

If Saudi Future’s So Bright, Why Can’t These Banks Find Buyers?

Saudi Arabia is about to cast off its oil-dependence, build brand-new industries and open its economy to foreign investment, according to the government. That...

Migrant workers exploited en route to the Gulf

South Asian migrants working in the multi-billion dollar construction industry in Arab Gulf countries are shouldering the costs of their own recruitment fees while...

Good times ahead for UAE jobseekers

Jobseekers in the UAE have had a tough time last year due to a slowdown in hiring brought about by challenging economic conditions, however...

New auction firm a “waste of time”

A new company set up recently to manage auctions in Bahrain was a waste of government resources, according to a top elected official. Mazad...

The real costs of sending money abroad – REVEALED

When it comes to moving hard-earned cash back to their home countries, some expatriates in the GCC enjoy the best deals in the market,...

Ask Aj

Problem: I took a personal loan from a neighbor and we both signed a written agreement, that I would pay the loan with interest....

Bad news for drivers: UAE fuel prices increase in May

Motorists will have to pay a little more to fill the tanks of their vehicles in May as the fuel prices were revised upwards...
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