Top Stories on Dubai Chronicle on February 12th

Here are the top stories on Dubai Chronicle on 12th of February 2013. To read the complete articles, click on the bolded headline.

picture Building of two new projects to begin on The Palm, Jumeirah

Nakheel, the Dubai-based property developer, will begin building the long-anticipated leisure and shopping facility on Palm Jumeirah. 

Middle Eastern countries gold reserves not affected by inflation hedge worries

According to Dubai International Financial Centre Authority, Middle Eastern countries should expand their gold reserves holdings. 

Is the selloff in gold and silver temporary?

On Monday, both – gold and silver futures fell sharply due to a number of reasons. Analysts attribute the decline to media reports of a potential statement from the Group of Seven nations aimed at averting a so-called currency war.  […]

picture A Few Interestingly Dressed Stars posed on 2013 Grammys Red Carpet Too

The Grammy Awards 2013 ceremony was the night when many celebrities took a chance with different styles and looks and some of them did a really great job. 

What to Consider Before Buying Your Kid a Smartphone

Deciding whether or not to buy your child a smartphone can be hard. As soon as they grow up a bit, kids start begging parents for a phone.  […]

Microsoft Surface Pro Sold Out Not Long After its Debut

Although many people were criticizing Microsoft’s Surface Pro, the tablet was completely sold out shortly after its launch. 

Goldman Sachs cuts recommendation on global equities to ‘neutral’

Goldman Sachs has grown cautious on global equities in the near term. Last week, the investment bank cut its recommendation on equities investments to neutral from overweight over a three-month basis. […]

BAFTA 2013 – Argo and Les Miserables Steal the Spotlight

Musical Les Miserables won four BAFTAs and Argo won in the most prestigious categories Last night, the British Academy of Film and Television awarded the most successful and impressive movie productions for 2013. […]

picture Grammys 2013: The Best Dressed

Last night’s Grammy Awards 2013 was the biggest night in music for this year but it also showed the best and worst fashion decisions of artists and celebrities. 

New York Fashion Week – 2013 Fall/Winter Fashion Trends

Women’s fashion goes military and masculine The New York Fashion Week kicked off last week and it again managed to attract the world’s most famous fashion designers and fashionistas.  […]

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