Thursday, September 20, 2018

Money & Business

MENA hotel investment is booming!

The Middle East hotel investment market has been expanding rapidly with no signs of slowing down. As of August, the Middle East construction pipeline totaled...

UAE, Saudi, Bahrain follow US with interest rate hike

Dubai: The UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain followed the US in raising key interest rates on Wednesday, following the announcement from the Federal Reserve.The...

Here’s who gave away the most money in 2017

America's 50 largest charitable donors gave away $14.7 billion last year, with Bill and Melinda Gates leading the list with a $4.8 billion donation...

This Is the Amount of Money You Need to Be Happy,...

A large analysis published in the journal Nature Human Behavior used data from the Gallup World Poll, a survey of more than 1.7 million people from 164...

Is online shopping still a good option with 5% VAT?

It is now understood that all six GCC countries (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates) have signed the agreement, paving the...

FIFA World Cup Proposal Highlights Qatar 2022 Flaws

FIFA's proposal to expand the Qatar 2022 World Cup from 32 teams to 48 teams would add to FIFA’s coffers, bringing in an estimated $1 billion more...

Cyber attacks on Gulf firms raise to 40% in a year...

As many as 41 percent of Gulf-based enterprises said they had been hacked in the past 12 months, compared with 28 percent in 2016,...

Bahrain set to grow in international stature

Saudi and the UAE are the two countries in the GCC vying for global attention, not tiny Bahrain.Be it the Saudi’s diversification strategy away...

Bahrain: 10-year residency permit for expat investors costs BD600

The 10-year renewable residency permit on a self-sponsorship basis for foreign investors will cost 600 Bahraini dinar (Dh5,835).The fee for the two-year residency permit...

Bahrain citizens to get 100 litres of fuel for free

Citizens with valid driving licences may soon get every month 100 litres of fuel for free.A draft proposal, which aims at supporting citizens and help...
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