Smoke billows from a chimney of a factory. File
The UAE is fast becoming an exceptional case study in international relations and diplomacy, showcasing how a ‘small’ country can punch above its weight by shaping a dynamic foreign policy vision.
The UAE is a model state with a visionary leadership whose primary goal is ensuring the happiness of the people.
UAE is a clear winner when it comes to forward-looking strategies. The launch of the world’s first virtual Ministry of Possibilities is just another worthy addition, something that could be a benchmark for the world in the near future (“Sheikh Mohammed launches Ministry of Possibilities,” April 23, Gulf Today).
The nabbing by Abu Dhabi Police of a bank employee who was planning to make a quick and quiet getaway after stealing Dhs600 million speaks volumes for the efficiency and alertness of the law enforcers in the UAE. The police scuppered all plans of the staffer who must have been conjuring
The signing of a final power-sharing agreement by Sudan’s pro-democracy movement and the ruling military council is a historic step that ensures participation of all spectrums of Sudanese national forces and will certainly help consolidate the stability of the political system. Sudan has re-scripted history with the dawn
Israel’s ban on the entry to Palestine of two US Muslim Congresswomen should wake the world to the urgent need for independent entry and exit channels for both visitors to and Palestinians dwelling in the Israeli occupied West Bank and besieged and blockaded Gaza. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar were
Spend a decade or two writing about financial markets, and a few themes will begin to emerge. These are: No. 1. Politics and investing do not mix; No. 2. Presidents usually get too much credit when things go right and too much blame when things go wrong; No. 3. Most of the time, markets don’t care
During the Sars epidemic that brought Hong Kong to a virtual standstill in 2003, the surgical mask became the global emblem of a beleaguered city. It condensed and projected the fear, alienation, but also the resilience and ultimately the solidarity of a community under stress. We look back now at the courage