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May 1 is celebrated worldwide as International Workers Day

Today the world marks the International Workers’ Day. Even though this is not an official public holiday in the UAE, many other countries...

China stocks slump 7%, triggering shortest trading day in its history

A plunge in Chinese stocks and a falling yuan sent financial markets across Asia sharply lower Thursday. Worries intensified about China's economy and whether...

Global skin care market expected to increase by 21.4% in 2014

The global skin care market grew by 4.2% in 2009, and it is expected to increase by 21.4% in 2014 reaching $80 million.

Consumer confidence declined among Middle Easterners

Consumer confidence declined in four of six Middle East and Africa markets in Q1 2013, reflecting negative sentiments about personal finances and job prospects,...

The World Still Pessimistic about Economic Growth

Almost six years after the global recession, economies are on a slow path to recovery, but public opinions show dissatisfaction. A new survey found...

US Government unveiled open-ended steps to aid economy

On Thursday, the US Federal Reserve unveiled a series of bold and flexible steps designed to stimulate the economy. The action is expected to...

WHO Advice for Healthy Travel to Saudi Arabia

One of the newest and deadliest respiratory viruses, the novel coronavirus or MERS, have first appeared in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. And as...

The concept of free and open Internet faces challenges

The Internet could look very different and become less open and free A proposal for the International Telecommunications Union, an arm of the United Nations,...

Fashion Weeks 2013 Calendar

Fashionistas, mark your calendars and book your flights and hotels in advance! Here is the information about the most significant fashion events in 2013: London...

HSBC to cut 30,000 jobs worldwide

International banking giant HSBC confirmed on Monday it would cut a further 25,000 jobs between now and 2013 as part of a broader cost-cutting...

Best Property Markets in 2011

With 2011 now officially behind us, it's time to take a look at what happened to international property prices during the past year, and review the best performing property markets worldwide.

2013 Predictions: Global Economy to Stabilize

After 2010, the global economy continued its downturn and in 2012 it reached its lowest levels since decades. Many countries went into recession, including...

Sebastian Vettel Explores Future of Formula One, Road Car Technology

Ahead of the British Grand Prix, Vettel and Infiniti Red Bull Racing engineer visit Infiniti’s European Technology Center in the UK to discuss future...

International tourism hits one billion

One billion tourists have travelled the world in 2012, marking a new record for international tourism – a sector that accounts for one in...

US$6.8 million Snow White Princess Diamond Watch showcased at DJWE

Diamond-studded wristwatch makes global debut at the Doha Jewellery and Watch Exhibition Former Miss Universe, Natalie Glebova, adorned with Mouawad Haute Joaillerie masterpieces, made special...

Best Countries for Expats in 2016 Revealed

For the second year in a row, Singapore takes the top spot in HSBC’s Expat Explorer country league table. Expatriates in Singapore enjoy some...

Moody’s cuts growth forecasts for emerging economies

Moody's Investors Service on Thursday downwardly revised growth forecasts for Group of 20 emerging economies, citing a troubled external environment and weaker domestic demand....

2016 Global trade forecast revised downward

The World Trade Organization on Thursday, April 7, revised its 2016 global trade forecast downward by more than one percentage point, warning that a...