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OCBC
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, June 7th, 2015
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Oil & Gas charity fund raiser at Middle East Event Awards 2015

  One of the region’s most popular charity events, The Oil Barons Charity Ball (OBCB), which this year raised more than USD 200,000 has been named Best Special Event at the Middle East Event Awards held last More...

Artist rendering of Town Square by Nshama
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, June 7th, 2015
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Town Square launches new social media campaign

  Town Square by Nshama, is offering an opportunity to ‘Start a new life’ with the launch of a social media campaign to win a 2-bedroom apartment. Participants have to post a video using their smartphone More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, June 7th, 2015
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Dubai Customs launches academic program

Dubai Customs and the University of Dubai recently entered into a significant agreement whereby University of Dubai will design and deliver a two-year accredited Diploma in Supply Chain, Logistics and Customs leading More...

GCC countries are intensifying research into the scale and structure of their groundwater resources
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, June 7th, 2015
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GCC states to invest in water reuse purification and distribution system

Radical changes in the GCC water industry that offer the region the possibility of attaining sustainable water self-sufficiency by the middle of this century are creating enormous opportunities and major challenges More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, June 7th, 2015
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Etihad Airways to partner with Accenture

Etihad Airways recently announced the signing of a collaboration agreement with Accenture to support the implementation of its business transformation program to improve productivity, efficiency and enable growth. As More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, June 7th, 2015
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Workers wages on the road to protection

At the International Labour Conference, currently on in Geneva, the UAE laid out its experience in ensuring that workers’ wages are protected through an integrated system incorporating several measures to More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, June 7th, 2015
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Queen Elizabeth II comes to town

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, yesterday met with H.M. Queen Elizabeth II on the side-lines of the Derby horse race at Epsom Downs racetrack. H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, More...

ABTEC 2015
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, June 7th, 2015
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Banks to invest in financial technologies

UAE banks and financial institutions are being told that they must continue to invest heavily in the latest financial technologies in order to keep their competitive edge. That is the over-riding message that will More...

MBS Portraits - 1
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, June 7th, 2015
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Transit system speeding up goods movement over borders

The UAE will take an important step towards boosting trade and transport links with its neighbouring countries through the introduction of a customs transit system which will be put under the spotlight for government More...

dmca
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Norwegian King visits DMCA Platform at Nor-Shipping 2015

  His Majesty King Harald V of Norway was briefed on Dubai’s current efforts and initiatives towards reinforcing its position as one of the world’s leading maritime centres. The brief was given during his More...

bentley
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Municipality of Abu Dhabi City uses Bentley’s gINT software

Abu Dhabi Municipality used Bentley’s gINT geotechnical software to capture legacy information that included 20,033 hardcopy logs and reports. With software from Bentley, the municipality increased the spatial More...

Andy Stuart
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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dmg events appoints new Vice President of Design & Hospitality Division

dmg events, an international exhibition company, have appointed Andy Stuart as the new Vice President of the company’s Design and Hospitality Division for the Middle East and Asia.  Andy will take over responsibility More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Accor becomes AccorHotels and accelerates its transformation

Accor, the world’s leading hotel operator, announced that it has rebranded to AccorHotels and adopted the new signature ‘Feel Welcome.’ Sébastien Bazin, AccorHotels Chairman and CEO, said: “Accor becomes More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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DSI to begin a series of fixed income investor meetings

  Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI) announced that it has mandated Emirates NBD Capital and HSBC as Joint Global Coordinators, and Al Hilal Bank, Emirates NBD Capital, HSBC and Standard Chartered Bank More...

tourism
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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5% increase in Q1 for UAE tourist spending

Overall tourist spending in the UAE rose by five per cent in the first quarter of the year compared to the same period in 2014, according to a new study by Network International, the leading payment solutions provider More...

women
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Women in Nuclear celebrated by ENEC

The region’s first organisation supporting the role of women in the nuclear industry has been honoured by the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec). The Women in Nuclear (WiN) chapter celebrated its first More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Dubai’s trade for auto parts eye 10% growth

Dubai’s trade for auto parts and accessories was valued at US $12.1 billion in 2014, a 10% increase over the previous year, new figures released by Dubai Customs revealed recently. Imports of the Emirate’s More...

doka
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Doka debut green concrete sensor to Dubai Municipality

  Concremote’ product set to support green construction legislation in Dubai Doka officially debuted its latest innovation via a technical presentation at the Dubai Central Laboratory on Thursday 14th May More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Etihad Cargo, WCA launch new service

Etihad Cargo has launched a new service in conjunction with the World Cargo Alliance (WCA), the world’s largest network of independent freight forwarders and Worldwide Information Network (WIN), the IT provider. The More...

human
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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UAE continues with long-stand clean record

The UAE is proud of its clean record of human rights and has made significant progress in upholding and protecting human rights and combating crimes of trafficking people, Mohammed Ahmed Al Murr, Speaker of the More...

milano
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Local & Arab journalists headed for Italy

A media delegation composed of local and Arab journalists, will leave on Wednesday for Italy to visit the UAE pavilion inaugurated earlier this May in Expo Milano 2015. The trip aims to enlighten local and Arab More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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BMTC launches GI Conduits in the UAE market

Bahri & Mazroei Trading Company (BMTC), the region’s leading provider of solutions for building and infra-development segments, showcased a new range of GI Conduits manufactured by International Tube and Conduit More...

Image 01 - (L-R) -  HE Li Yong, Director General, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and HE Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy at the GMIS Launch in Abu Dhabi
By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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UAE to host world’s first Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit

UAE will host the world’s first Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) in 2016. The biennial forum will bring together representatives from global governments, industries, civil society, students More...

Karim Helal, Co Founder and CEO, ProTenders.com
By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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ProTenders empowers construction companies to go mobile

ProTenders.com, the U.A.E based e-bidding and marketing platform for the construction industry has launched the mobile version of its Company Profile product to help businesses find the right partner and increase More...

maritime
By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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Dubai to be one of the top maritime centres

A recent international survey conducted by Menon Business Economics Group, the globally renowned organisation for benchmarking leading maritime capitals of the world, predicts that Dubai will rank among the Top More...

saudi power
By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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Deputy Minister for Roads inaugurates Saudi Transport 2015

Engineer Hathlool Hussein Alhathlool, Deputy Minister for Roads, on behalf of Engineer Abdullah bin Abdulrahman, Minister of Transport, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, inaugurated the Saudi Transport 2015 exhibition on May More...

DIAMOND
By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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Diamond Developers to work with UC Davis

Diamond Developers the real estate organization behind The Sustainable City – Dubai’s first world-class sustainable community project – is extending its relationship with the University California Davis More...

dse
By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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DSE awarded contracts worth AED350 million in Oman

Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI) has announced that Drake & Scull Engineering Oman, a subsidiary of Drake & Scull Engineering, has secured a series of contracts for a combined value of AED 350 More...

Qatar Foundation’s Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies Building Project is this year's MEED Quality Project of the Year, in association with Mashreq
By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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MEED lists GCC’s projects of the year

  Qatar Foundation’s Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies Building Project (left image) has been named as the region’s project of the year at the MEED Quality Awards for Projects 2015, in association with Mashreq. More...

David Clifton, Regional Development Director, Faithful+Gould
By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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Faithful+Gould to boost project management in KSA

Faithful+Gould, in association with the Saudi Council of Engineers, will be hosting a professional development seminar that will focus on how early engagement of project and programme management can provide vital More...

Bloom Holdings CSAD
By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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Bloom Holdings launch new project at Cityscape

The real estate sector in the Middle East looks to be full of optimism following the largest and most successful edition of Cityscape Abu Dhabi in recent years, where increased numbers of visitors and exhibitors More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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DHL Express opens largest logistics center in Riyadh

DHL recently opened the doors to its largest Air & Ground operations facility in the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh located in the sprawling King Khaled International Airport. The opening ceremony was hosted by More...

dmcc-dmca
By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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DMCC, DMCA sign MoU

DMCC (Dubai Multi Commodities Centre), one of the world’s leading commodity hubs for trade and enterprise and the largest and fastest growing Free Zone in the UAE, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding More...

bentley
By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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Latest BIM advancement to deliver higher-performing buildings

  While addressing some of the world’s most inspiring design challenges, leading design firms look to innovations and advancements in BIM software and methodology to deliver higher-performing buildings while More...

Omar Khoory overlooking The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah 1
By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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100 restaurants and shops secured at The Pointe

Developer Nakheel has confirmed nearly 100 restaurants and shops at The Pointe, it’s new, AED800 million, 1.4 million square foot waterfront retail, dining and entertainment complex under construction on Dubai’s More...

Airbus - The Little Engineers
By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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Airbus Little Engineer Space workshop launches in UAE

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, interacts with the students at the Airbus Little Engineer Space workshop, during More...

smith
By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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International medical tattooing expert joins The Private Clinic

Dubai’s newest specialised aesthetic clinic – The Private Clinic – welcomes on board medical and cosmetic tattooing and permanent make-up expert Iro Smith. Smith is the founder of the company IRO SMITH – More...

GrupoAinstalar
By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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HIMOINSA to power key Saudi Rail Corridor

Multinational energy company HIMOINSA has delivered 29 generator sets to provide standby power to various sections of the key, high-speed railway line that crosses the western coastal and desert Al Hijaz region More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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Bedaya Center’s workshops to benefit young Qataris

  The Bedaya Center for Entrepreneurship and Career Development (Bedaya Center), a joint initiative by Qatar Development Bank and Silatech, has been organising regular Skills Workshops for both entrepreneurship More...

Dafza-a
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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DAFZA wins ‘IMA ME Finance Team of the Year 2015’ Award

  The Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (DAFZA) has recently announced that its Finance Team was named ‘IMA Middle East Finance Team of the Year 2015’ by the Institute of Management Accountants, the global More...

"Platts Global Metal Awards Savoy Hotel London"
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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Egyptian Steel wins “Rising Star” Award

  “Platts Global Metal Awards Savoy Hotel London” Egyptian Steel was named the Rising Star of the Year at the 2015 Platts Global Metals Awards, held in London on May 21. Hosted by Platts, a leading More...

Turkish Airlines
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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Turkish Airlines sets up office in Abu Dhabi

Turkish Airlines opened its new independent office in Abu Dhabi folowing increasing demand from the UAE capital, with nearly 4 per cent growth in passenger traffic reported in 2014. This further builds on the momentum More...

Ruwais-Ongoing - Compressed
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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ADNOC and Al Hosn gas projects on track for completion

  Al Shafar General Contracting Co. LLC, UAE-based construction group (‘ASGC’), is announced that existing projects with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and Abu Dhabi Gas Development Company Ltd More...

shell
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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HH Sheikh Abudullah bin Zayed recognises Shell’s contribution

In an official ceremony held in Abu Dhabi last week, HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Chairman of the Emirates Foundation, presented Shell with an award in recognition of the company’s More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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Abu Dhabi Ports, SIDDCO Group in US $35.4 Musataha Agreement

Abu Dhabi Ports has welcomed SIDDCO Group’s latest venture iNGENIUM to Khalifa Port’s industrial zone (Kizad) as its latest investor. The AED 130 million (US $35.4 m) Musataha Agreement was signed by Mohamed More...

UASC Reefer
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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UASC enters new phase of expansion

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) recently announced the launch of a North Europe – US East Coast (NEU1) service as well as an order of 3,500 reefer containers. The new NEU1 service is part of UASC’s strategic More...

continental tyres
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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Continental and EUT open new flagship showroom & service centre

Emirates for Universal Tyres (EUT), part of the diversified Abdullah Al Masaood Group of companies and official distributor for Germany’s Continental Tyres in the UAE, recently opened a brand new, state-of-the-art More...

sohar btme
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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SOHAR Port celebrates Evergreeen Shipping’s maiden call

SOHAR Port and Freezone celebrated the continued rapid growth of the port as it welcomed the recent inaugural call of the container vessel ‘Messini’. The new service, in partnership between Evergreen and Simatech, More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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Panalpina acquires its long-time Egyptian LSP Afifi

Basel,Switzerland-based supply chain solutions provider Panalpina is to acquire its Egyptian agent Afifi, a family-owned company specializing in freight forwarding, customs clearance and logistics. The move is an More...

flicka
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Look at the flick of the wrist: BOMBERG

Swiss watchmaker known for unconventional and bold designs BOMBERG, along with Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons, unveiled its 2015 novelties to the region: BOLT-68.  At a sporty launch event held at Round 10 Boxing Club More...

bahrain
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Startup Bahrain commences 7th Startup Mornings

As part of the ‘Manama Entrepreneurship & Empowerment Week’, Startup Bahrain held it’s 7th Startup Mornings in partnership with Tamkeen, Zain Bahrain and Bahrain Development Bank and in collaboration with More...

oman
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Oman banks’ credit increase in Q1 by 11.6%

Oman’s conventional banks have delivered a strong growth in net loans and advances, which reached OMR17.41 billion in the first quarter of the current year. The figure indicates a robust growth of 11.6 per cent More...

QNFR
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Qatar QNRF funds GU-Q research on medical tech

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) recently announced the awards for the 8th cycle of the National Priorities Research Program (NPRP), awarding Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) faculty member Ayman Shabana More...

Baker-McKenzie
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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GCC expansion programme for Reem Al Bawadi

Leading UAE law firm Baker & McKenzie Habib Al Mulla recently advised the leading Dubai-based retail and hospitality firm, Marka PJSC, the first public joint stock company focused on retail sector in the UAE, More...

trap
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Emirates Motor Company rolls out Mercedes-Benz GLA

Emirates Motor Company (EMC), the Mercedes-Benz authorised distributor in the emirate of Abu Dhabi and the flagship company of Al Fahim Group, today rolled-out the all-new Mercedes-Benz GLA in Abu Dhabi. The new More...

jabbour
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Filip Jabbour appointed GroupM CEO

GroupM, WPP’s leading global media management investment operation, named a new chief executive officer to lead operations and drive growth in the Middle East and North Africa. As CEO, Filip Jabbour, a media agency More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Jasmine Spa for relaxation by Grand Millennium

Pamper yourself and your loved ones this summer and Ramadan as the Jasmine Spa at the Grand Millennium Dubai has introduced incredible discounts on spa treatments, packages and long term membership during the season. Besides, More...

property
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Market maturity in the Middle East

Major real estate markets in the Middle East have stabilized in the first quarter of 2015, indicates research from two major international firms. According to property consultants CB Richard Ellis and Jones Lang More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Imdaad: Greenest company of the year

Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities and waste management solutions in the GCC, has been named ‘Green Facility Management Organization of the Year’ at the 2015 Emirates Green Building Council More...

al-khaliji
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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National Bank Fujairah & Al Khaliji become partners

Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) QSC, Qatar’s next generation bank, along with National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) has announced the successful closing of a landmark transaction for, Pacific Controls, a pioneer More...

Apollo
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Knee replacement technology is a game changer

Apollo Hospitals, Asia’s foremost healthcare provider, is reinforcing its pre-eminence as a centre of medical excellence by introducing ‘Attune Rotating Platform’ knee replacement to its international patient More...

construction
By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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$3.6 bn power and water plant project announced

As Qatar readies itself to host football fans from all over the world for the 2022 Fifa World Cup, it unveils its latest ‘world cup infrastructure project': a $3.6 billion power and water plant. International More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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Omega’s Opulence: The Seamaster

The new Seamaster wristwatch celebrates the long-term partnership between luxury Swiss watchmaker, OMEGA and the renowned sailing team, Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ). It particularly accentuates OMEGA’s sponsorship More...

adgas
By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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26 ‘Leaders of Tomorrow’ graduate

As part of Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company (ADGAS) keenness to introduce a second generation of young leaders, who are equipped with all necessary tools and expertise to assume different leading roles in the More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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Independent agency appointed by UAE Banks Federation

The UAE Banks Federation, a professional representative body representing 50 member banks operating in the UAE, has approved the appointment of a new independent monitoring agency for the implementation of its Code More...

Shipping
By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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Shipping through Beirut ports decreases

The volume of inbound and outbound shipping through the Port of Beirut in the first four months of the current year dropped by 13.66% to 2.455 million tones, compared with 2.843m tonnes in the same period of last More...

egypt
By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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Midor refinery seeks $400 million

Egypt’s state-owned Middle East Oil Refinery (Midor) seeks to raise $400 million with an initial public offering (IPO) in the last quarter of 2015, three sources with direct knowledge of the process said on Tuesday. Midor, More...

bank
By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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DMCC’s tradeflow to launching loans for diamonds

Commercial Bank of Dubai and DMCC Tradeflow, the dedicated online platform for registering possession and ownership of commodities stored in UAE-based facilities, have launched an innovative new financing mechanism More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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BenQ introduces full HD 3D projector TH681

BenQ Middle East & Africa has introduced its new mid-range TH681 projector featuring a Full HD native resolution, a brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens and a high contrast ratio of 10,000:1. The TH681 offers a stunning More...

Bahri
By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries & Bahri partner up

The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) signed with Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) today, May 24, 2015, an agreement to build 5 very large crude carriers (“VLCCs”) plus 5 more optional VLCCs. The More...

sheikha
By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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Bodour Al Qasimi invites youths to WEF

Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), has called to provide young leaders with the opportunity to participate in the upcoming events of More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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EFPC set to exhibit new photography spectacle

Thirty four skilled members of the Emirates Falcons Photography Club, EFPC, are set to unveil their best work at a special exhibition in Al Ain after they teamed up with Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, More...

gcc
By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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GCC 34th anniversary hosted by Al Zayani

Dr. Abdul Latif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Secretary-General of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, GCC, expressed his sincere congratulations and blessings to Their Majesties and Highnesses, the More...

masdar
By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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Masdar promises super materials

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, The University of Manchester and the Defence Services Marketing Council (DSMC), have announced the successful gathering of defence and aerospace professionals to discuss More...

investment
By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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Egypt’s coastal governorate seeks Emirati investors

Maj. General Alaa Abu Zeid, Governor of Matruh on Monday urged Emirati companies to pump more investments into Egypt’s north western coastal governorate to benefit from its economic potential and natural resources. The More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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Conares earmarks AED200m investments

Conares, the second largest private steel manufacturer in the region, has earmarked AED200 million investments in the next five years in diversified manufacturing facilities. This investment includes the AED100 More...

ferrari
By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Ferrari World: Middle East #1 tourist attraction

Abu Dhabi’s multiple award-winning tourist destination, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, has been named the Middle East’s Leading Tourist Attraction at the World Travel Awards Gala event at the Four Seasons More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Bilateral relations between UAE and Saudi develop

A delegation from the Department of Economic Development at the Ministry of Economy in Abu Dhabi, and the Khalifa Fund to Support and Develop Small and Medium Enterprises, has begun a visit to Riyadh in an effort More...

Masdar
By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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21 IRENA scholars set to graduate from Masdar Institute

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), jointly announced that the third group of 21 IRENA-Masdar Institute scholars will be graduating on 26 May. The More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Strategic infrastructure investment plans take shape

Majid Jafar, CEO of Crescent Petroleum and a member of the Global Agenda Council on the Middle East and North Africa at the World Economic Forum, has highlighted that the strategic infrastructure investment plays More...

iraq
By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Iraqi President receives UAE’s Charge D’affaires

President Fouad Masoum of Iraq received on Sunday at Al Salam Palace in Baghdad UAE Charge D’affaires Ahmed bin Nasr Al Zaabi. Al Zaabi conveyed to President Masoum greetings of President His Highness Sheikh More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 24th, 2015
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Hamriyah Free Zone Sharjah attracts investors

Hamriyah Free Zone Authority, HFZA, recently showcased its facilities and services at JIMEX 2015, the 12th Machinery and Electro-mechanical Exhibition held at the Amman International Motors Show Centre in Jordan. Exhibitors More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 24th, 2015
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NBAD hosts forum in Egypt

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) will bring together Egyptian government officials, business leaders and financiers at a forum in Cairo on 27 May, 2015 to discuss what steps the Egyptian government and businesses More...

adnoc
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 24th, 2015
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ADNOC hosts largest energy R&D summit

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, ADNOC, today welcomed over 1,500 research and industry professionals for the Abu Dhabi International Research and Development Conference and Exhibition, ADRAC, to present the latest More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 24th, 2015
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Captain Majed Al Marzouqi: new Etihad VP

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Emirati national, Captain Majed Al Marzouqi, as its new Vice President for Corporate Safety and Quality. Capt. Majed joined Etihad More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 24th, 2015
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Mongolian PM visits UAE

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum received this evening at Zabeel Palace the Prime Minister of Mongolia, Chimed Saikhanbileg, and his accompanying More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 24th, 2015
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Dubai Duty Free opens GK Village

The Dubai Duty Free Foundation, in partnership with Gawad Kalinga, a Philippine-based poverty alleviation and nation-building movement, has officially opened the Dubai Duty Free GK Village. The ceremony saw the More...

black porsche
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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Always bet on black: Boxster & 911 Carrera

Porsche has created a special series of the 911 Carrera and Boxster: the Black Edition. The combination of black paintwork and black interior emphasises the timeless, classy elegance of the sports car. The standard More...

xerox emirates
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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Xerox goes smart

In line with the continuous endeavor of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to transform Dubai into a ‘Smart City’, Dubai More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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ETIHAD & ALITALIA WELCOME UAE FOREIGN MINISTER

Etihad Airways and Alitalia welcomed His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates, to their joint pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 this week. The airlines are Official More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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Huawei Extends E-Government Services

As information and communications technology (ICT) continues to drive economic development for GCC governments, Huawei—a leading global ICT solutions provider—is set to showcase its range of new e-government More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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Saudi Arabia signs US$ 111.5 million agreement

The Government of Saudi Arabia has signed seven agreements totaling US$ 111.5 million in assistance for Palestine refugees through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). The signing ceremony, which More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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Oral Hygiene Initiative launches today for workers

The government’s latest largesse to treat dental problems of workers and create awareness among them is commendable, according to a UAE daily. “Workers can smile because Dubai is ensuring they get the More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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Abu Dhabi becomes the capital of Arab Environment 2015

Dr. Rashid Ahmed bin Fahad (right image), Minister of Environment and Water, said the recognition of Abu Dhabi as Capital of Arab Environment 2015 by the Organisation of Islamic Capitals and Cities (OICC), and the More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Abu Dhabi announces two new cases of Coronavirus

The Health Authority – Abu Dhabi, HAAD, has announced two new cases of Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), which are reported as stable and receiving the necessary medical care.  The authority said that the two cases More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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UAE Civil Defence and MoI discuss work plan

The Directorate-General of Civil Defence at the Ministry of Interior, MoI, has recently held a meeting to discuss plans for developing and upgrading work methods to the highest levels. Major General Jassem Muhammad More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Riyadh Conference covers Saving Yemen

The UAE has participated in Riyadh Conference on “Saving Yemen and Building the Federal State,” with a delegation including Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State; Ahmed Abdul Rehman More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Cascading strategy 2021 completed by DEWA

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) yesterday organised a specialised workshop at Grand Hyatt hotel in Dubai to complete cascading DEWA’s Strategy 2021 with the divisional sub-strategies which integrate More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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ADP wins international NASRO Award

The Department of Community Police at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters has won the Safe School Award from the American National Association of School Resource Officers, NASRO, for the Safer Schools Project. On More...