How will the new market dynamics shape the growth of this prolific economy? Will it move forward in smart, deliberate strides or be slowed down? Michael Spence, Professor of Economics, Stern School of Business, New York University, and Qian Wan, PhD Student in Political Economy, Renmin University, Beijing, provide... Read more
AED 1bn plan to ease Dubai-Sharjah traffic
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, has given the final approval for a project to improve Tripoli Road in a 12 km stretch and link Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road. The new link... Read more
Tesla: Charging into the Middle East
Elon Musk’s announcement officially introducing Tesla’s zero-emission e-car Models S and X to Dubai is all the rage this week. But why all the hoopla? The Tesla is by no means an easy buy at an estimated price tag of AED 275,000 for the sedan version and AED 344,000... Read more
New health plans launched for SMEs
Oman Insurance Company (OIC) and Bupa Global unveiled a new range of tiered international private medical insurance (IPMI) plans, catered specifically to the needs of SMEs in Dubai. The new products are a result of extensive customer research, which revealed SMEs in the UAE want more flexible products with more... Read more
People-focus leads to success
RSA Logistics’ success comes from aspiring to create a workplace where employees feel like entrepreneurs within the organization says Co-founder and Managing Director Abhishek Ajay Shah. Rough start Circumstances were not all rainbows and butterflies when Abhishek Ajay Shah co-founded the award-winning RSA Logistics Company along with his family members... Read more

Top airports of the world

News January 30, 2017

Across the globe, some of the most dynamic airports have shown growth and marked record performance, ultimately helping drive progress. Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson International: This airport has been named the busiest airport in the world of 2015 by the Airports Council International (ACI). Year-on-year, this airport records growth in terms... Read more
Driverless cars: are you ready?
The most ambitious leap in the field of transportation is no longer a distant vision. Hussein Dia, Associate Professor at Swinburne University of Technology, sets the scene… The transition to fully driverless cars is still several years away, but vehicle automation has already started to change the way we are thinking... Read more
Road to success

Road to success

News January 30, 2017

Stellar customer service is the key to long-term partnerships in today’s business world says Baburaj Vakiyal, COO and founding member of Hawk Freight Services. Hawk Freight Services is the UAE wing of Hawk Freight Logistics, established in the UK in 1987. Based out of Heathrow, London, the company’s management... Read more
Gulfood Manufacturing 2016

Mark Napier, Exhibitions Director, DWTC, and Show Director, Gulfood Manufacturing, gives his post-event analysis

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Made to measure – Omasi

By making technology part of its process, ?Omasi is looking to boost customer service and productivity.

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