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By Staff writer On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
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UAE non-oil trade reached AED1.632 trillion

The Ministry of Economy has announced that the UAE managed to achieve top ranks in international trade statistics 2015, which was released by the World Trade Organisation, WTO, on October 31st, 2015. According to More...

By Staff writer On Monday, January 4th, 2016
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UAE EXCHANGE RANKS AMONG THE TOP THREE MOST INTIMATE BRANDS IN EMIRATES’ FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY

High level of brand intimacy linked to higher revenue growth UAE Exchange has been ranked third out of 24 brands surveyed in the UAE Financial Services industry, according to the MBLM Brand Intimacy 2015 Report    UAE More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, December 30th, 2015
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UAE raises its sports profile

A UAE newspaper has said that Abu Dhabi has shown the way with its share of world class events like the Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and the jiu-jitsu world championship rounds. “Lionel Messi landing here More...

By Staff writer On Monday, December 21st, 2015
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CPI decreased by 0.34 % in November 2015

The overall Consumer Price Index, CPI, reached 126.53 in November 2015, and with comparison with the base year (2007 =100); it decreased by 0.34% compared to its value at the end of October 2015, while it increased More...

By Staff writer On Friday, December 18th, 2015
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Central Bank of the UAE announces raised interest rates

The Central Bank of the UAE has announced that as of today, December 17th, 2015, it has raised interest rates applied to its Certificates of Deposits in line with the increase in the interest rates on US Dollar, More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, December 17th, 2015
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TW Audio Germany launches TWME service Middle East from UAE office

SONY DSC TW Middle East, TWME, a subsidiary of TW Audio Germany that manufactures high end professional speakers, has officially launched its UAE office in order to serve the wider Middle Eastern region. The pioneer More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
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NBF wins “Best Local Bank in UAE” award

National Bank of Fujairah, NBF, announced today that it has won the award for ‘Best Local Bank – UAE’ at the EMEA Finance Middle East Banking Awards 2015. Organised by EMEA Finance, a bi-monthly publication More...

By Staff writer On Monday, December 7th, 2015
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Etisalat pledges UAE ‘Internet of Things’ ecosystem

Etisalat today outlined the possibilities that the Internet of Things, IoT, holds for the present and future of the UAE, and announced its key focus areas to enable the IoT ecosystem of the country. The IoT will More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
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UAE “leads the way” in female empowerment

2015 saw a series of milestones being reached in the field of women’s empowerment. In February, His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
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H1 UAE non-oil trade revenue hits AED 534 billion

The non-oil direct trade of the UAE stood AED 534.1 billion in first half of 2015 compared to AED 521.8 billion year-on-year, achieving a growth of 2 percent, according to the preliminary statistical data of the More...

By Staff writer On Friday, November 27th, 2015
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UAE becomes first Middle Eastern country to participate in the World SME Expo next month

The United Arab Emirates will be the first country from the Middle East to participate in the World SME Expo, which is being held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 3-5 December, with a pavilion More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
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World oil price slump temporary

The current slump in world oil prices is temporary and can’t last for a long time, Dr. Matar Al Neyadi, Under-Secretary, Ministry of Energy of the United Arab Emirates, affirmed today at an international conference More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
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UAE Ministry of Economy sign MoU with GE

The UAE Ministry of Economy and General Electric (NYSE: GE ) on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen the culture of localised innovation, and inspire UAE government employees with deep More...

By Staff writer On Monday, November 23rd, 2015
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du demonstrates how innovation is improving day-to-day life during UAE innovation week

Taking its cues from the UAE leadership, is showcasing how innovation seeps into the lives of everyday people, drastically improving them at innovation week held between November 22 and 28. du will demonstrate its More...

By Staff writer On Friday, November 20th, 2015
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UAE signs open skies agreement with Slovakia

The United Arab Emirates today signed an open skies agreement with the Government of the Slovak Republic. Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director-General of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), and Dusan More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
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67 percent of UAE residents of three years or more still opt to rent a property rather than buy

54 percent of those consumers surveyed by compareit4me.com admitted the reason for renting is due to uncertainty about their length of stay in the region 67 percent of UAE residents surveyed by compareit4me group More...

By Staff Writer On Sunday, November 15th, 2015
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UAE Martyrs’ Day plans announced

The first UAE Martyrs’ Day will include a minute’s silence, lowering of UAE flags around the country and a public performance of the UAE national anthem, as well as a social media campaign under the tag “we More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
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UAE Air Force signs contract with Saab

Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force to expand and enhance its airborne surveillance capabilities. Saab will deliver a new airborne Swing Role Surveillance More...

By Staff writer On Monday, November 9th, 2015
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Energy Minister: ”UAE committed to ensuring stable global crude supplies”

Suhail Al Mazrouei, UAE minister of energy  The UAE Minister of Energy, Suhail Al Mazrouei, on Sunday stressed that the UAE continues to carry out its plans to increase crude production to contribute towards stabilizing More...

By Staff writer On Friday, November 6th, 2015
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Etisalat highlights risk of cyber threats and strategic solutions for enterprises in the UAE

Etisalat’s participation at the recently concluded Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit, held on 2nd-3rd November, was marked with discussions around the region’s threat landscape and strategic and tactical More...

By Staff Writer On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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Roberto’s reveals growth plans and brand ambassador

Skelmore Hospitality Group has revealed plans for a second branch of Roberto’s Restaurant and Lounge, along with a the debut of a new Italian concept and the appointment of two-star Michelin Chef Enrico Bartolini More...

By Staff Writer On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015
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Transguard Group reports “record” financial results

Transguard Group has posted revenues in excess of AED1bn, up 34% YoY, with profits of more than AED106m. The results, for the financial year 2014/5 coincided with the Emirates Group owned company surpassing 30,000 More...

By Staff Writer On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015
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Thumbay Group names new board

Thumbay Group UAE has appointed a management board as part of its “vision 2020” plan for the business, elevating existing management into senior positions. As announced by the founder president of the group More...

By Staff writer On Monday, November 2nd, 2015
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UAE Central Bank establishes its 2017-2021 Strategic Direction

Central Bank of the UAE The Central Bank of the UAE held a strategy retreat which brought together senior Central Bank executives and technical staff, and attended by H.E the Governor and members of the higher management More...

By Staff writer On Monday, November 2nd, 2015
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UAE’s Masdar sees renewable energy opportunities in MENA region

* Masdar has invested in renewables in Spain, UK * CEO seeks opportunities in Middle East, North Africa * See Morocco as an attractive, mature market Ahmad Belhoul, Masdar, Chief Executive Policy shifts over climate More...

By Staff writer On Friday, October 30th, 2015
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UAE ranked Middle East’s most attractive retail market

A recent report from built asset consultancy, Arcadis, has revealed that the UAE’s strong infrastructure and business friendly environment make the country an attractive market for retailers. The report ranked More...

By Staff writer On Friday, October 30th, 2015
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Engineering the Gulf’s nuclear switch

Founded in France in 1966 to commission nuclear facilities, Assystem is an international and independent engineering company, recognised worldwide as an independent engineering company in the nuclear sector. StéphaneAubarbier, More...

By Staff Writer On Thursday, October 29th, 2015
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“Mall culture” driving brand influence

Shopping malls in the UAE are driving consumer behaviours and influencing brand perceptions according to research conducted by Praxis Research Partners. Consumers in the UAE “show greater willingness to form strong More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
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UAE ranked first in Arab world in ”Ease of Doing Business”

The World Bank released today report on the “Ease of Doing Business for the year 2016”, which ranked the UAE first among Arab countries for the third year in a row, ahead of all countries in the region More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
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2016 budget shows UAE government’s determination to continue ambitious projects

Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy of the UAE, on Sunday said the Cabinet’s approval of an AED48.5 billion federal budget shows it is determined to continue to carry out ambitious projects in More...

By Staff writer On Monday, October 26th, 2015
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Breakbulk Middle East 2015 Brings Projects Meets Logistics Event to UAE

Breakbulk Middle East 2015 The 2000 project cargo and traditional breakbulk cargo logisticians and distinguished sponsors and exhibitors will take part in the First Annual Breakbulk Middle East Conference & More...

By Staff Writer On Tuesday, October 20th, 2015
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Apple named UAE’s “most intimate” brand

Apple has been named as the UAE’s “most intimate” brand in a global report, which ranks the emotional bonds between consumers in the Emirates and brands. It is part of a wider global research initiative analysing More...

By Staff Writer On Monday, October 19th, 2015
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Troon golf course boosts Ajman tourism

General manager of The Ajman Palace Hotel Ferghal Purcell calls the 700,000 square metre Al Zorah Golf Course a “must-see”. The GM made his way to the Al Zorah site today as the first phase of the development More...

By Staff Writer On Monday, October 19th, 2015
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DSE secures AED224m project award in Dubai

Drake and Scull Engineering (DSE) has been awarded an AED224m project to deliver MEP works for a hotel complex and the expansion of a prominent retail mall in Dubai. The development of the mall extension will include More...

By Staff Writer On Thursday, October 8th, 2015
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Global FM industry “worth $394bn by 2017”

A local facilities management company recently estimated that the global facility management market is to reach $394bn by 2017, while in the next 25 years it is expected to reach the market value of $892bn. This More...

By Staff Writer On Tuesday, August 25th, 2015
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ERC launched AED1.45m Palestine water project

The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has launched an AED1.45 million water project that will contribute to stimulating the Palestinian economy through provision of water for agricultural purposes, according to reports More...

By Staff Writer On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015
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New committee to be formed under Green Growth strategy

The UAE Ministry of Environment and Water (MoEW) is in discussion with Emirates Transport to establish a sustainability committee to implement a number of initiatives around energy efficiency, conservation, integrated More...

By Staff Writer On Sunday, August 16th, 2015
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India losing talent, LinkedIn data finds

India is losing talent at a higher rate than any other country in the world, according to data compiled by LinkedIn. The professional social networking site with more than 380m members globally analysed every position More...

By Staff Writer On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
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UAE agriculture to receive boost from East Asia

The UAE’s agriculture sector is to receive a boost through the implementation of modern technology and observations of best practice from East Asia. To gain insights in the field of agriculture and aquaculture, More...

By Staff Writer On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
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Lighting market worth $3.5bn by 2020

As ‘green’ infrastructure investments increase in the GCC, Frost and Sullivan predict lighting market to be worth $3.5bn by 2020. The current market worth $2.5bn is projected to grow at a compound annual growth More...

By Staff Writer On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
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Lamudi makes UAE debut

Online real estate market place, Lamudi, has launched its operations in UAE with ambitions to capitalise on a real estate market which generated investments exceeding $831m in H1 of this year. Launched in 2013, More...

By Staff Writer On Thursday, August 6th, 2015
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Food worth $3.5bn wasted in UAE every year

Research claims almost 3.27m tonnes of food, produced in the UAE every year and estimated to be worth $3.5bn, is wasted due to oversupply and inadequate logistics provisions. The calculations were made by supply More...

By Melanie Mingas On Monday, August 3rd, 2015
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Revealed: Sony Mobile’s Xperia C5 Ultra Dual and Xperia M5 Dual

Sony Mobile has unveiled its two new smartphones with near professional camera quality, advanced selfie capabilities and up to two days battery life. The Xperia C5 Ultra Dual and Xperia M5 Dual go on sale in the More...

By Melanie Mingas On Monday, August 3rd, 2015
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GCC lags behind OECD countries’ healthcare systems

Current healthcare facilities across the region lag behind those of other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries, according to healthcare director of AECOM, Carl McKenzie. In an More...

By Melanie Mingas On Sunday, August 2nd, 2015
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Aramex seeks acquisitions after Q2 profit boost

Dubai-based courier Aramex has stated intentions for multiple acquisitions in the second half of 2015, following strong Q2 performance of $25m net profit, support by a boost in online shopping. According to a bourse More...

By Melanie Mingas On Sunday, August 2nd, 2015
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Gulf infrastructure projects up 78% to $86bn

Awards for commercial and civil infrastructure projects in the Gulf region reached values of $86bn in 2014, up 78% on 2013 contract awards. The materials handling sector has seen huge gains on the back of the announcements More...

By Melanie Mingas On Saturday, August 1st, 2015
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Dubai-China trade worth AED 47 billion in Q1 2015

China is well positioned as Dubai’s top trading partner, with bilateral trade volume valued at$12.8 billion in the first quarter of 2015, director of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, revealed recently following More...

By Melanie Mingas On Thursday, July 30th, 2015
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ENOC to expand operations beyond UAE

Emirates National Oil Co, ENOC, is to expand beyond its native UAE following the deregulation of fuel prices from Saturday, 1 August, 2015. The deregulation is expected to lift considerable financial pressure off More...

By Melanie Mingas On Monday, July 27th, 2015
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UAE and Bahrain to collaborate on space science and technology

The UAE and Bahrain have announced intentions to collaborate their efforts in space science and technology following the arrival of a visiting delegation from Bahrain to the UAE Space Agency in Abu Dhabi. According More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, July 5th, 2015
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Khalaf Al Habtoor calls upon young Emirati entrepreneurs

.E. Khalaf Ahmed Al Habtoor, Chairman, Al Habtoor Group, called upon young Emirati entrepreneurs to develop a positive trading mentality and to mix with the right set of people who have good investment ideas and More...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 17th, 2015
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Karcher to participate in UAE FM Expo

Karcher Middle East, a cleaning solutions organisation has announced its participation in the 2015 UAE FM Expo, which will take place from May 18 to 20 at the DWTC, Dubai. Karcher will showcase a wide range of new More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 17th, 2015
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Bilateral relations for UAE and Kenya

Abdul Razak Mohamed Hadi, UAE Ambassador to Kenya has met with Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya in Nairobi. During the meeting, both sides discussed bilateral relations between the UAE and Kenya, More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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Man Truck & Bus shares insights on improving road safety

Speakers from Man Truck & Bus shared insights into innovative solutions and practices for road safety management in the UAE in order to support the UAE government’s 2021 road safety vision at a recent seminar More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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UAE passengers turn to technology for a stress-free travel

A survey conducted by Honeywell in the UAE reveals air travel passengers are relying on new airport and in-flight technologies for a smarter, stress-free travel experience. The survey highlights the importance of More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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DP launches Arabella Townhouses in Mudon Community

Dubai Properties, real estate developer, is unveiling its new project ‘Arabella Townhouses’ located within the Mudon community. The highlight of this newest development is proximity to the Mudon Central Park More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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Dubai welcomes Zhao Leji

 Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His   Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum received    Zhao Leji, Member of the Political Bureau of the Communist  Party  of China (CPC) Central More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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ADIB wins top award for developing UAE national talent

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank ”ADIB” Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, ADIB, has received the “Human Resource Development Award” for 2014 from the Emirates Institute of Banking and Financial Studies, EIBFS, More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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New Zealand seeks to strengthen trade ties with UAE

Todd McClay, Assistant Minister for Trade in New Zealand Todd McClay, Assistant Minister for Trade in New Zealand, has said that he would work during his official visit to the United Arab Emirates, which started More...

By Staff writer On Monday, February 9th, 2015
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UAE national appointed Deputy CEO of Emirates Money

Talal Al Mazrooei, Deputy CEO, Emirates Money Emirates Money, a subsidiary of Emirates NBD, announced today the appointment of Talal Al Mazrooei as Deputy CEO. Al Mazrooei, a UAE national who has been with Emirates More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, February 5th, 2015
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Board of Directors of UAE Central Bank holds meeting

Board of Directors of UAE Central Bank holds meeting The Board of Directors of Central Bank of the UAE held its 1st meeting for 2015 yesterday in Abu Dhabi, under the chairmanship of Khalifa Mohammed Al Kindi, Chairman More...

By Staff writer On Monday, February 2nd, 2015
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Central Bank of the UAE issues statement on Monetary & Banking Developments

UAE Central Bank The Central Bank of the UAE has announced that the Money Supply aggregate M0 (Currency in Circulation + Cash at Banks) increased by 1. 4%, from AED 73.5 billion at the end of November to AED 74.5 More...

By Staff writer On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Etisalat launches Emerald plan for UAE’s business elite

Etisalat launches Emerald plan for UAE’s business elite Etisalat announced today the launch of an exclusive ‘Emerald’ plan for the UAE’s business elite. The Emerald plan offers premium mobile numbers, bundled More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, January 25th, 2015
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NBS, ESCWA discuss UAE ICP for PPPs

UAE Dirham The UAE National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and a technical team from the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), headed by Majid Skinny, Regional Coordinator for the International Comparison More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
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Lubna Al Qasimi hails leadership on UAE’s lead in global Indicators of Government and Economic Confidence

Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of Development and International Cooperation Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of Development and International Cooperation, Head of UAE Committee for the More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
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SAIF Zone showcases its role in boosting UAE-Japan Trade at Tokyo Show

Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, Director of Sharjah Airport International Free Zone Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, Director of Sharjah Airport International Free Zone, SAIF Zone and Hamriyah Free Zone Authority, HFZA, led a high-level More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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UAE Central Bank develops Credit Sentiment Survey

Central Bank of the U.A.E. The Central Bank has developed a Credit Sentiment Survey, The Survey, in 2014 Q1 to collect information from all banks and finance companies extending credit within the UAE. The move is More...

By Staff writer On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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Labour Ministry becomes the Fastest-Growing Governmental Facebook Page in UAE

Labour Ministry becomes the Fastest-Growing Governmental Facebook Page in UAE The Ministry of Labour has the fastest-growing governmental Facebook pages in the UAE, claiming over 4900 likes in just one week, according More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, January 18th, 2015
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NDC Inaugurates its New Jack-up Rig Shuwehat, Built in UAE

NDC Inaugurates its New Jack-up Rig Shuwehat, Built in UAE National Drilling Company (NDC) has marked the inauguration of its new state-of-the-art jack-up rig, “Shuwehat”, at a ceremony held in the Hamriyah More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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UAE Energy Minister: Slump in world oil prices will not impact UAE economy, OPEC has no plan to cut output

Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, UAE Energy Minister Slump in world oil prices will have no impact on the UAE’s vibrant economy, Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, the UAE Minister of More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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Mashreq launches “sMiles” – the UAE’s first Anywhere, Anytime, Any Airline miles card

Mashreq launches “sMiles” – the UAE’s first Anywhere, Anytime, Any Airline miles card The UAE’s leading banking institution, Mashreq, today announced the launch of the Mashreq sMiles Credit More...

By Staff writer On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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UAE ranks first among Arab and 22nd globally in Global Investment Indicator

UAE ranks first among Arab and 22nd globally in Global Investment Indicator The UAE ranked in first position among Arab and 22nd position globally in the Global Investment Indicator, which covers the period from More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
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Middle East’s first terminal innovation lab in UAE goes live

du, the fastest growing telecom service in the uae du, the fastest growing telecom service provider in the Middle East, and Anite, a global leader in wireless equipment testing technology, today announced the start More...

By Staff writer On Monday, January 5th, 2015
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TRA reveals data for third quarter of 2014 on UAE market share of mobile handsets, smartphones and social networking sites

TRA reveals data for third quarter of 2014 on UAE market share of mobile handsets, smartphones and social networking sites The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, TRA, has revealed statistics for the third More...

By Staff writer On Monday, December 29th, 2014
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UAE achieves highest increase worldwide in ICT Development Index

UAE achieves highest increase worldwide in ICT Development Index The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, TRA, has announced that the UAE has made significant progress in its global ranking in the ICT Development More...

By Staff writer On Monday, December 29th, 2014
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Marka acquires Istithmar’s Retailcorp

Marka acquires Istithmar’s Retailcorp Marka PJSC, the UAE’s first public joint stock company focused on the fast growing retail and hospitality sectors, today announced that it has agreed to acquire Retailcorp More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, December 25th, 2014
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UAE Central Bank holds 9th meeting for 2014

UAE Central Bank The Board of Directors of the Central Bank of the UAE has held its 9th meeting for 2014, in Abu Dhabi, under the chairmanship of Khalifa Mohammed Al Kindi, Chairman of the Board. The board reviewed More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, December 20th, 2014
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Sound economic planning and stable government policies place UAE economy on continuous growth

Sound economic planning and stable government policies place UAE economy on continuous growth Sound economic planning and stable government policies have ensured that the UAE economy will continue to grow at a steady More...

By Staff writer On Friday, December 19th, 2014
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ADIB named Best Bank in the UAE and Best Islamic Retail Bank Globally

ADIB named Best Bank in the UAE and Best Islamic Retail Bank Globally Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, ADIB, has been named “Best Bank in the UAE” at The Banker 2014 awards, in recognition of its financial performance, More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
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UAE Economic Outlook forum highlights prospects and march towards knowledge economy

UAE Economic Outlook forum Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, the second annual UAE Economic Outlook 2015 More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
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UAE economy is projected to grow 4.5% in 2014: Al Mansouri

Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy The UAE economy is expected to grow at an average of 4.5 percent in 2014 and that oil contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is projected to be around 30 percent, More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
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Central Bank organises workshop on FATCA

UAE Central Bank The Central Bank of the UAE organized a workshop on the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), to which banks and other financial institutions in the UAE were invited, on Monday, 15 December More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, December 14th, 2014
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Etisalat UAE launches SMB dedicated call centre

Etisalat UAE launches SMB dedicated call centre Etisalat announced today the launch of its dedicated call centre to cater to the unique business needs of its small and medium sized business (SMB) customers in the More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, December 14th, 2014
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UAE, Belgium discuss economic co-operation

Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, has received Ambassador of Belgium to the UAE, Dominic Mineur, in his office at the ministry. The parties discussed More...

By Staff writer On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Noor Bank awarded Best Customer Experience Overall Website in the UAE

Noor Bank awarded Best Customer Experience Overall Website in the UAE Noor Bank today announced it has received the Best Customer Experience Overall Website award from the global provider of customer service solutions, More...

By Staff writer On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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The Petroleum Institute Launches UAE Team’s Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge Car

The Petroleum Institute Launches UAE Team’s Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge Car The Petroleum Institute (PI) today launched the solar-powered car that will represent the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the inaugural Abu More...

By Staff writer On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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UAE is now on the verge of being ranked as one of the top 10 economies in the world: Professor Xavier Sala-I-Martin

Professor Xavier Sala-I-Martin UAE is now on the verge of being ranked as one of the top 10 economies in the world, Professor Xavier Sala-I-Martin, world renowned economist and the mind behind the Global Competitiveness More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, December 11th, 2014
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Sharjah, Jordan set to enhance trade ties

UAE, Jordan Looking at enhancing trade ties with the UAE, Jordan is exploring possibilities of strengthening its participation in trade shows being organised by Expo Centre Sharjah. A meeting held on the sidelines More...

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