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Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Articles
Chairman's Message
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
INVESTMENT - CHAIRMAN'S MESSAGE
At a time when the international economy leans increasingly towards the formation of economic blocs to protect national interests based on mutual concerns,...Read more
Twenty-five Years of the United Arab Emirates: A Vision of Union
by Julia Wheeler
UAE SPECIAL
Our vision of history is coloured by our own past and our current perspective, often making events, especially when it comes to relatively recent history,...Read more
25 years of the UAE: A Day to Remember
by Julia Wheeler
CULTURE
Independence day remembered. The proclamation of the new state; a decisive and proud moment. A new era begins; the United Arab Emirates starts its lifeRead more
Growing with the UAE, 25 Years Remembered
by Julia Wheeler
INTERVIEW
An interview with Mr. Khalaf Al Habtoor. Al Habtoor Engineering and Enterprises was born just after the signing of the federation in 1971 and was one of...Read more
25 years of the United Arab Emirates: Coming of Age Together
by Julia Wheeler
CULTURE
The changing faces of Dubai. Just as the Arab Emirates became united, so a whole generation of Emiratis came of age. In the December 1971, Obaid Ali bin...Read more
The New Generation
by Fergi Varghese
CULTURE
Today's generation is now taking over the running of the country. We interview some of those leading the UAE into the next centuryRead more
Working Towards the Future
by Julia Wheeler
CULTURE
Looking back to assess the future. A philosophical man once said that there is really very little in the first 25 years of a person’s life that the...Read more
Are We Really Rich?
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
FINANCE
How we stack up in the global economy. When people in the rest of the world think of the Gulf States they generally do so in clichés like, ‘The world’s...Read more
Future Positive
by Reem Mahmoud
BUSINESS
An interview with Rashid Al Mazroui. Rashid Al Mazroui owns 'Bahri & Mazroui for Electrical Equipment', the company which supplied most of the electrical...Read more
Gulf Precision Metals
by Reem Mahmoud
INFRASTRUCTURE
Set up in the early 1990’s, Gulf Precision Metals came into being at a time when the construction industry in the country had begin the shift towards...Read more
On Minarets and Munificence
by Julia Wheeler
CULTURE
The style of mosques in the UAE varies greatly - Julia Wheeler looks at the differenceRead more
Origins of Mosque Design
by Julia Wheeler
CULTURE
Different regions of the Islamic world built different styles of mosques. Different regions of the Islamic world build different styles of mosques, partly...Read more
A Piece of Arabia - For Keeps
by Julia Wheeler
CULTURE
Mapping Arabia from the 16th Century onwards. The human race has an obsession with knowing exactly where it is geographically, historically, personally and...Read more
A Journey into Journalism
by Reem Mahmoud
BUSINESS
Moza Mattar - Woman of Distinction. According to Moza, journalism has changed dramatically since then throughout the region. Read more
Abu Yusuf Ya'qub Al Kindi
by Mervat Arabi
PEOPLE
The first important philosopher in Islam, and student of Science and Medicine. Abdullah Al Ma’mun, the Caliph of Baghdad, lay restless in his royal...Read more
The Greening of the Desert
by Reem Mahmoud
ENVIRONMENT
A look at the efforts of the UAE to transform its cities into urban paradises. Greenery now abounds in Dubai’s gardens, parks, streets and roundabouts,...Read more
The Latest Addiction In Town
by Julia Wheeler
SPORTS
The growing popularity of polo in the UAE. With the opening of the new grass playing field at Ghantoot the game of polo in the UAE will get a tremendous...Read more
New reports says Saab is one of the safest cars in the World
by The Media Office
AL HABTOOR MOTORS
A round-up of news from the companies in the group. Two of the USA’s most respected safety institutes have published new surveys on the safety of passenger...Read more
Primary moves at EIS
by The Media Office
AL HABTOOR GROUP NEWS
Moving house may be listed as one of the most stressful changes in human livesRead more
The Metropolitan Hotel - Dubai hosts the CTC Disney Jawa Conference at the Al...
by The Media Office
AL HABTOOR GROUP NEWS
If anyone tells you that saw the "Hunchback of Notre Dame' with the charming Esmeralda and Frollo at the Metropolitan Hotel - Dubai, don't think they are...Read more
The World of DNIC
by The Media Office
AL HABTOOR GROUP NEWS
People and events caught on camera in the world of DNICRead more
Al Shindagah joins the Digital Highway
by The Media Office
AL HABTOOR GROUP NEWS
By being one of the first companies in the United Arab Emirates to go ‘Online’ when Etisalat started it Internet service in 1995, DNIC recognized the...Read more
Movie making fever hits Dubai
by The Media Office
AL HABTOOR GROUP NEWS
New Entertainment company plans to bring the excitement of movie making to the EmiratesRead more