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GCC Countries

Stay updated with the Latest news in GCC Countries: Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Oman on Business, Technology and Life Style.

GCC-wide VAT implementation to be delayed?

The implementation of GCC-wide value-added tax could be delayed due to coordination and preparatory work requirements needed to introduce the 5 per cent tariff...

UAE & UK leaders: Computers can’t replace humans

While much has been said about the risks of automation and 'thinking machines' replacing human tasks and jobs, speakers at the Global Manufacturing and...

UAE: not a sanctuary for tax fugitives

British tax fugitives, you have no place in the UAE, senior UK officials have warned. A high-level delegation from Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC),...

UAE courts take smart leaps into the future

By 2021, the UAE judicial system will see a smart leap as it plans to provide electronic trials without courtrooms; video-conferencing during court hearings;...

VAT and UAE property seekers

Everyone with a roof over their head wants to know how the revised VAT law will impact property sales in the UAE. As the sale...

Blackstone to seek $10bn for Saudi-backed fund

Blackstone Group, the private equity giant with ambitions for the largest-ever infrastructure fund, is seeking as much as $10 billion to supplement a $20...

111-year-old Saudi shares secrets, memories

“I eat dates and drink camel milk,” 111-year-old Khunaifar Al Dhiyabi, a Saudi national, said when asked about the secret of his long life. Al...

Saudi: 213% increase in smokers wanting to quit

Sharifa Al-Zahrani, the head of the ministry’s smoking cessation clinics, said that taxes are the most effective way to help people, especially the youth,...

Saudi first: Princess to head sports federation

Saudi Arabia does not allow women to practise sports in the public sphere and even the introduction of private sports centres for women has...

Dubai real estate news

Even by the level of conspicuous consumption prevalent in Dubai’s fitful property market, apartments at the Royal Atlantis stand out. Together with the 795-room...
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