Monthly Archives: November 2016

Something Going Wrong

The big local financial story of the week was the launch of the region’s largest e-commerce platform, the US$ 1 billion Noon.com, headed by Emaar chairman, Mohamed Alabbar. Saudi’s Public Investment Fund will finance 50% of the project whilst several … Continue reading

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If It Be Your Will

Realising a dream of his father, HH Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed, his son inaugurated the Dubai Canal on Wednesday. Following the second phase of the US$ 1 billion, 12 km waterway, the canal connects Dubai Creek with the Arabian Gulf. … Continue reading

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Turn, Turn, Turn!

On Wednesday, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum opened a satellite manufacturing facility at Dubai’s MBR Space Centre. He also approved the final designs for the country’s Mars Hope probe, slated for launch in 2020, as well as installing … Continue reading

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