GE eyeing Olympic connection with the GCC

GE helped create infrastructure for the Rio Olympics and is confident it can contribute to the GCC’s upcoming mega events

Revealed: World’s top 10 most socially progressed nations

The UAE ranks high among the most socially progressed nations in the region

Revealed: 10 things to do at Dubai airport when in transit

From shopping to relaxing, the airport offers several options for transit passengers

Revealed: 10 countries from where most cyber attacks originate

United States, China and Turkey are top the source countries for cyber attacks

The world’s 10 biggest sovereign wealth funds

A drop in oil prices this year suggests that hydrocarbon-funded SWFs are under pressure

Top 10 nations where people spend most time on social media

The UAE ranks among the top 10 countries worldwide

Revealed: 10 countries with the most powerful militaries

Turkey ranks among the world’s top 10 military nations, finds index

Timeline: The evolution of the European Union

The history of the EU from its post WWII beginnings to the present day

Revealed: 10 Eid staycation deals in the UAE

With Eid Al Fitr around the corner, Gulf Business picks 10 getaway deals within the UAE

Why a good night’s sleep is crucial to work well

Tim Garrett reveals how some simple lifestyle changes can improve business productivity

Revealed: Top 10 nations with the highest number of people offline

India tops the list with over one billion people still not connected to the internet

Revealed: 10 countries with the lowest business taxes

All the GCC countries, but Oman, appear on the list

Revealed: Top 10 biggest spenders in shopping malls

New list ranks EMEA countries by average per head spend during a single mall visit

Revealed: The world’s most ‘powerful’ passports in 2016

​New index ranks passports on visa free travel and overall quality of life

MENA advertising market: Capitalising on creativity

Innovation and creativity matter more than ever in advertising

Revealed: Top 10 best and worst passports in the world for travel in 2016

The UAE tops the MENA rankings on annual index

Five minutes with... The Happy Box co-founder Jumana Al Darwish

Five minutes with… The Happy Box co-founder Jumana Al Darwish

An insight into the start-up that provides educational boxes for children

Dubai’s Burj Al Arab to unveil new luxury leisure attraction shipped from Finland

The 10,000 sqm deck will extend 100 metres out into the Arabian Gulf and feature cabanas, sun loungers, a restaurant and a bar

Revealed: Top 10 companies in the UAE in 2015

The best performing listed businesses in the Emirates as ranked by market capitalisation

Saudi’s tourism industry banks on niche market for growth

As other regional economies target the mass market, Saudi Arabia is banking on religious travellers and staycationers to grow its tourism industry

Timeline: Dubai’s Emirates completes 30 years

The fast growing Dubai airline began with a capital of $10m and two leased aircraft

Sharjah woos property investors with mega projects

Sharjah’s property developers are booking to attract expat investors with billions of dirhams of mixed-use projects

How I got here: Abdulla Al Gurg, Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group general manager

The third-generation family business executive describes his climb to the top

Access Bank enters Dubai to tap into regional trade boom

One of Nigeria’s biggest lenders is opening its first branch in Dubai to capitalise on growing Middle East-Africa investment ties

Audi: Driving into the future

Senior board members at Audi and parent company Volkswagen explain how driving as we know it is about to change

Taiwanese firms turn to Internet of Things as PC sales tumble

Taiwanese firms are banking on demand for connected devices and sensors as they look to offset a slowdown in the PC industry

A week in the life of Alex Kratena

Head bartender of London’s Artesian cocktail bar Alex Kratena shares his globetrotting schedule – including Dubai

Top 10 events in Dubai during Eid Al Adha 2015

There’s plenty to do in Dubai during the long Eid Al Adha weekend. Gulf Business picks a few favourites

Five last minute Eid deals in the UAE

Daily deals websites Cobone and Groupon have a range of options for Eid Al Adha

Innovator of the month: Fruitful Day

Fruitful Day managing director Marie-Christine Luijckx explains her company’s bid to bring healthy eating to Dubai’s offices