Country Guides

  • Finland: Still connecting people
    11:25 am Peter Feely | Editor
    Finland’s most famous name may no longer be a global leader in mobile phones, but the 152-year-old company is far from dormant
  • What we can learn from the Finns
    11:41 am Peter Feely | Editor
    Widely regarded as having the finest school system in the world, what is it that makes Finnish education so successful?
  • Finland leads in healthcare technology
    10:57 am By Peter Feely | Editor, Commercial Publishing
    The country has invested heavily in healthcare and the results speak for themselves
  • Moving to Canada: What you need to know
    Dec 04, 2017 Jennifer Bell | Special to GN Focus
    Canada's immigration system is more welcoming than most. Experts explain the various pathways in
  • Travel: Going native in Vancouver
    Dec 04, 2017 Fiona Brutscher | Special to GN Focus
    The western city offers a chance for travellers to immerse themselves in Canada’s First Nations culture
  • 14 Emirati faces to watch in 2018
    Dec 04, 2017 GN Focus report
    From science and technology to sports, arts and charity, Emiratis have made their mark in every field. Ahead of the Year of Zayed, we profile young Emiratis who are carrying the UAE founding father's legacy forward
  • An expat's debt of gratitude to the UAE
    Dec 03, 2017 Keith J Fernandez | Group Editor – Commercial Publishing
    Political unity has personal benefits for every resident of the Emirates today
  • UAE National Day: Shaping the future today
    Dec 02, 2017 by Iona Stanley | Special to GN Focus
    Led by one man’s vision, hundreds of entities are working to make the UAE the best place in the world
  • In the footsteps of Shaikh Zayed
    Dec 02, 2017 Iona Stanley | Special to GN Focus
    As we count down to the Year of Zayed, a look at the Visionary ruler's greatest gift to his country
  • #MyUAE: What residents say
    Dec 02, 2017 Riaz Naqvi | Staff Writer
    From vision to tolerance, the UAE’s leaders have led by example, residents say while defining their experience
  • Canadian restaurant pop-up comes to Dubai
    Nov 29, 2017 By Keith J Fernandez | Group Editor - Commercial Publishing
    TV chef Andrew Mitchell celebrates 150th anniversary with a menu of special produce
  • Bright prospects for Pakistan property: realtors
    Nov 02, 2017 By Emanuel Sarfraz | Special to GN Focus
    To coincide with the Pakistan Property Exhibition, realtors identify the country’s top markets for investment
  • RAK fast-tracks BRIC business
    Oct 08, 2017 Madhuri Sen | Special to GN Focus
    With its economy rising almost 8 per cent over the past few years, the emirate sets its sights on rapidly growing markets
  • Why study in Ras Al Khaimah?
    Oct 08, 2017 Noni Edwards I Special to GN Focus
    Excellent infrastructure primes Ras Al Khaimah as a destination of choice for higher education
  • South Korea exports to UAE reach $2.95 billion
    Oct 03, 2017 By Noni Edwards | Special to GN Focus
    As the Republic of Korea observes its National Foundation Day, we look at the country’s strong bilateral ties with the UAE
  • India: Hybrid revolutions in agriculture
    Aug 16, 2017 By Nilima Pathak | Special to GN Focus
    How India has ensured food security for its people over the last 70 years