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By Staff writer On Thursday, January 7th, 2016
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Dubai and Doha remain relatively low construction cost locations in the world

The major cities of the Middle East – Doha and Dubai – remain some of the least expensive cities in the world in which to build, according to the International Construction Costs Index published by Arcadis, More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
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Drydocks World celebrates 5 star grading from British Safety Council

Drydocks World, the international service provider to the shipping, offshore, oil, gas and energy sectors, has announced that it has received a five-star rating from the British Safety Council for the Occupational More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
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Katara Hospitality Receives Three World Travel Awards in Morocco

Katara Hospitality received three prestigious awards at the World Travel Awards; ‘World’s Leading Hospitality Company’ for the third year running, ‘World’s Leading Hotel Suite’ for the Katara Suite at More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
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Dubai takes the lead in clean energy

A UAE newspaper has said that Dubai is showing the way forward as the world gathers in Paris to find a global deal on how to stop climate change and make the world a sustainable habitat for all. The Dubai Clean 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 Thursday, November 19th, 2015
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World Strategy Summit concludes in Abu Dhabi

Participants at the World Strategy Summit, which was held under the theme of ‘Strategic Leadership for the Future’, emphasized the importance of establishing an international platform for strategy, leadership, More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, November 19th, 2015
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Energy World Qatar Opens Doors to Public

Energy World Qatar (EWQ) 2015 Thursday opens doors to public at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre expo organizers said today. The ten-day expo is organized by long-term partners Qatar Petroleum and Qatar 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 Monday, October 19th, 2015
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MDPS Holds World Statistics Day Forum

Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics Under the auspices of HE Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, February 15th, 2015
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70 world oil experts to address int’l safety conf.

70 world oil experts to address int’l safety conference Some world oil experts are expected to partake in the Kuwait International Health, Safety & Environment (KIHSE) Conference & Exhibition due here More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, February 15th, 2015
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World Forum for FDI concludes with series of critical recommendations

World Forum for FDI concludes with series of critical recommendations A series of recommendations issued by the 12th edition of the World Forum for FDI which concluded in Sharjah lately, called for committing to More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, February 14th, 2015
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Kuwait maintains stable outlook

oil In view of the sharp fall in international oil prices in recent months, Standard and Poor’s has significantly revised down its oil price assumptions for 2015-18, affirming Kuwait’s AA/A-1+ rating. “We More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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Dubai Mall is ‘the centre of world retail’ welcoming record 80 million visitors in 2014

Dubai Mall Surpassing annual footfall figures achieved by the world’s most popular tourist destinations and key international airports, The Dubai Mall is once again the ‘world’s most-visited lifestyle destination’ More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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OPEC: world oil demand is anticipated to rise by 1.15 mb/d in 2015

OPEC: world oil demand is anticipated to rise by 1.15 mb/d in 2015 Global oil demand is estimated to have grown by 0.95 mb/d in 2014, representing an upward revision of 20 tb/d from the previous month, according More...

By Staff writer On Friday, February 6th, 2015
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Global Infrastructure FDI to be a key focus of World Forum for Foreign Direct Investment in Sharjah

Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has announced that a panel of leading business executives, moderated by David Hamod, the President More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, February 5th, 2015
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Arab World Exports to Brazil at USD 11.427 billion in 2014

Arab World Exports to Brazil at USD 11.427 billion in 2014 Brazil continues to cement its bilateral trade relations with Arab countries as reflected in a surge in exports from the region. According to statistics More...

By Staff writer On Monday, February 2nd, 2015
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Drydocks World announces a record of 9 rigs in the Drydocks World-Dubai yard

Drydocks World announces a record of 9 rigs in the Drydocks World-Dubai yard Drydocks World has announced that it currently has nine rigs in the Drydocks World-Dubai yard which is a new record for the shipyard. Khamis More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, February 1st, 2015
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Dubai World Central unveils AED 120mn supply chain development plan

Dubai World Central unveils AED 120mn supply chain development plan Dubai World Central’s (DWC) Aviation District has announced a AED 120 million plan to develop 45,000 square meters of new aerospace supply chain More...

By Staff writer On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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DIP spends over AED 4 billion to build world-class infrastructure

DIP spends over AED 4 billion to build world-class infrastructure Dubai Investments Park, DIP, has spent over AED4 billion in the last 17 years to build and elevate its infrastructure to world-class standards. DIP More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, January 25th, 2015
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Qatar Delegation to Davos Forum Reviews Qatar’s Efforts to Improve Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship

World Economic Forum Qatar’s high-level delegation participating in the World Economic Forum has reviewed the great positive steps taken by the State of Qatar in the areas of entrepreneurship establishment More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, January 25th, 2015
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Minister of Economy and Commerce Meets Heads of Major World Companies

Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al-Thani,Minister of Economy and Commerce with Richard Haythornthwaite, Chairman and Director of MasterCard HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin More...

By Staff writer On Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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conomy and Commerce Minister Highlights Qatar Experience in Supporting Private Sector

Economy and Commerce Minister Highlights Qatar Experience in Supporting Private Sector HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al -Thani has underlined Qatar’s successful experience More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
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Business leaders urge structural reforms to spur global growth

World Economic Forum (WEFE) World business leaders gathering in Davos on Wednesday for the 45th World Economic Forum (WEFE) have called for structural reforms to the global economy to encourage growth. More than More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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45th World Economic Forum Kicks off Tomorrow in Davos

45th World Economic Forum Kicks off Tomorrow in Davos The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) five day annual meeting of the global political and economic elite will begin tomorrow in the Swiss city of Davos and More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, January 18th, 2015
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Ajman to host ”Economic Identity of Businesswomen in the Arab World Convention”

Ajman to host ”Economic Identity of Businesswomen in the Arab World Convention” Ajman will host the ”Economic Identity of Businesswomen in the Arab World Convention” on 19-20 January, 2015 More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, January 17th, 2015
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Weak world economies continue to restrain oil demand growth

oil Growth in global oil demand continues to stagnate as world economic conditions fail to broadly improve, despite a sharp decline in oil prices, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in a report Friday. “Macroeconomic More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, January 11th, 2015
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Why Is World Trade in the Doldrums – QNB Report

World Trade Over the last three years, world trade growth has been significantly lower than prior to the global financial crisis. This raises questions about why world trade is in the doldrums and whether it is More...

By Staff writer On Monday, December 29th, 2014
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RAK Ceramics Bangladesh to sell RAK Pharma

RAK Ceramics Bangladesh to sell RAK Pharma RAK Ceramics Bangladesh has announced that it is selling RAK Pharma, its pharmaceutical interest. The world’s largest ceramics manufacturer is offloading the asset in More...

By Staff writer On Friday, December 26th, 2014
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KSE bounces as oil prices rise, nat’l portfolio interfers

KSE bounces as oil prices rise, nat’l portfolio interfers The rise of oil prices and purchase deals led by the national portfolio targeting operational shares, and the return of general confidence have pushed More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, December 25th, 2014
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Emirates rounds off 2014 with world’s largest wide-body airline fleet

Emirates airline fleet Emirates Airline will round off 2014 as the airline with the world’s largest wide-body passenger fleet of 218 aircraft, in addition to 14 freighters. Following two consecutive years of record More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, December 25th, 2014
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Dubai’s Mina Rashid retains spot as world’s leading cruise port

Mohammed Al Mannaei, Director of Mina Rashid and Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World DP World’s Mina Rashid port has successfully defended its title as the World’s Leading More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
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World Islamic Travel Summit to debut in Abu Dhabi

World Islamic Travel Summit to debut in Abu Dhabi The World Islamic Travel Summit, WITS15, the largest showcase of Halal travel and tourism solutions, is to debut in Abu Dhabi next October. The pioneering conference More...

By Staff writer On Friday, December 19th, 2014
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Jebel Ali Port efficiently handles biggest sugar carrier in world

H.E. Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman of DP World and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation, in presence of Jamal Al Ghurair, Managing Director of Al Khaleej Sugar Co. (LLC) Jebel Ali Port welcomed More...

By Staff writer On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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Shurooq confirms impressive line-up of top international thought leaders for 12th FDI World Forum

Shurooq confirms impressive line-up of top international thought leaders for 12th FDI World Forum The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority, Shurooq, has confirmed an impressive line-up of top international 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 Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
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Gulfood 2015: a global gateway for food trade

Gulfood 2015: a global gateway for food trade The 2015 edition of Gulfood, the world’s largest annual food and hospitality trade show, marks its 20th anniversary and is the biggest edition in the show’s history, More...

By Staff writer On Monday, December 8th, 2014
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Ministry of Information to Establish Digital Cluster in Abu Fintas

Dr. Hessa Al Jaber, Minister of Information and Communications Technology HE Minister of Information and Communications Technology Dr. Hessa Al Jaber announced Sunday that the Ministry is currently working on a More...

By Staff writer On Monday, December 8th, 2014
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DWC Summit to highlight opportunities in Middle East’s US$45bn Aerospace Market

Dubai World Central (DWC) Dubai World Central (DWC), the world’s first purpose-built aerotropolis designed around the Al Maktoum International Airport – the largest airport when completed – will host the first More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
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Renewable energy investment opportunities in Middle East, Africa, are focus at World Future Energy Summit 2015

World Future Energy Summit 2015 Unlocking the growing clean energy investment opportunities of the Middle East and Africa – two of the world’s most promising renewable energy markets – will be a key focus More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, November 16th, 2014
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G20 leaders agree on approach to tackle world economic issues

G20 leaders agree on approach to tackle world economic issues Leaders of the G20 nations have agreed at their summit meeting in Brisbane, Australia, on a number of measures to shore their economies and make them More...

By Staff writer On Monday, November 10th, 2014
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World renowned science and technology expert offers glimpse of future Global Energy Sector

Dr. Michio Kaku Digitalization of the energy sector is imminent and will play a critical role in the way in which the industry operates, a world renowned physicist revealed today at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum More...

By Staff writer On Monday, November 10th, 2014
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Emirates SkyCargo connects Budapest to a World of Trade

Emirates SkyCargo connects Budapest to a World of Trade Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates and a global connector of business and trade, has strengthened its operations in central Europe with the More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, November 9th, 2014
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Global food industry descends on Dubai World Trade Centre

Dubai World Trade Centre Starting on Sunday 9th November at Dubai World Trade Centre ( DWTC ) – the region’s leading conference and exhibition venue and organiser – will embark on a compelling More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, November 6th, 2014
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Drydocks World, Q Group Sign Agreement To Deliver Great Britain Island On The World

H.E. Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks World and Maritime World, and Safi Qurashi, CEO and Founder of Q Group. Q Group today signed an agreement with Drydocks World, the international service provider to More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
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UAE continues to lead regionally in World Bank Doing Business 2015 report

UAE continues to lead regionally in World Bank Doing Business 2015 report Dubai Trade, the premier cross-border trade facilitator, has welcomed the latest edition of the ‘Doing Business 2015’ report, released More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
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ADIPEC 2014 attracts world’s decision makers from the energy sector

ADIPEC 2014 attracts world’s decision makers from the energy sector International leaders from the energy sector are set to attend the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) 2014, More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, November 2nd, 2014
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Shurooq readies to participate in World Travel Market 2014

Shurooq readies to participate in World Travel Market 2014 The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) is well prepared to participate in the World Travel Market (WTM 2014), which will take place More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, November 2nd, 2014
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Capital announcement for Sharjah at World Travel Market

World Travel Market, The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority, has announced its participation at the World Travel Market, for the twelfth consecutive year in London from November 3 to 6, 2014. This More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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QNB Secures “Best Affluent Card” Award for its World Elite MasterCard Credit Card Program

Heba Al-Tamimi, General Manager Group Retail Banking at QNB receiving the award QNB, “One of the World’s Strongest Banks”, has been awarded the “Best Affluent Card” Award across all of More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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OPEC daily basket price for Monday, 27 October 2014

Oil The price of OPEC’s basket of twelve crudes stood at US$82.37 a barrel on Monday, compared with $82.48 the previous Friday, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations. OPEC Reference Basket of Crudes (ORB) More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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Burj Al Arab Jumeirah gears up to celebrate its 15th anniversary

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah gears up to celebrate its 15th anniversary Burj Al Arab, the world’s most luxurious hotel and the flagship property of Jumeirah Group, is preparing to embark on a year of milestone celebrations More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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ADCB Islamic Banking partners with the World Islamic Economic Forum

ADCB Islamic Banking partners with the World Islamic Economic Forum Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank’s Islamic Banking department announced today its strategic partnership with the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF). More...

By Staff writer On Monday, October 27th, 2014
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Ajman to take part in World Travel Market 2014

Ajman to take part in World Travel Market 2014 Ajman will be making its maiden appearance at the World Travel Market, WTM, 2014, to be held in London from 3rd to 6th of November. The delegation is led by Ajman Tourism More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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High-profile speakers to spearhead discussions at 10th WIEF

World Islamic Economic Forum A number of global leaders, business leaders and high-profile speakers will attend the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) in Dubai from October 28 to 30, taking centre stage to More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, October 19th, 2014
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QNB Group: Is the World Economy Heading for the Great Deflation

QNB Group: Is the World Economy Heading for the Great Deflation A significant decline in commodity prices in recent weeks coupled with a worsening global economic outlook and major corrections in global equity markets More...

By Staff writer On Monday, October 13th, 2014
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Ministry of Economy leads UAE delegation to UNCTAD World Investment Forum

UNCTAD World Investment Forum Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, is leading a high-level UAE delegation to the World Investment Forum organised by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development More...

By Staff writer On Monday, October 13th, 2014
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Abu Dhabi Fund for Development engages in Global Development Dialogue at World Bank/IMF Meeting

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development engages in Global Development Dialogue at World Bank/IMF Meeting An official delegation from Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has participated in this week’s Annual Meeting More...

By Staff writer On Friday, October 10th, 2014
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Vice Chairman of Supreme Council of Energy travels to Paris to participate in the World Summit of Regions for Climate

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of Supreme Council of Energy Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of Supreme Council of Energy, Managing Director & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
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IMF cuts world economic growth forecast due to “uneven global recovery”

International Monetary Fund (IMF) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) lowered its outlook for global economic growth Tuesday due to “weaker-than-expected global activity,” according to the October More...

By Staff writer On Monday, October 6th, 2014
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GCC countries have potential to become world attraction

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states have competitive advantages to become a major travel attraction in the world, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) according to an economic report. Such advantages mainly More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
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World FZO chairman urges NAFTZ to tap its services

Mohammed Al Zarooni, Chairman of World Free Zones Organisation (World FZO) Chairman of World Free Zones Organisation (World FZO), U.A.E.’s Mohammed Al Zarooni, has called on members of the U.S. National Association More...

By Staff writer On Monday, September 29th, 2014
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Sharjah marks World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day Sharjah turned the spotlight on its picturesque East Coast by hosting the World Tourism Day, WTD, celebrations in the port city of Khorfakkan last Wednesday, with Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Director More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, September 28th, 2014
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China world’s biggest car consumer, producer

China world’s biggest car consumer, producer More than 24 million vehicles will be sold this year in the world’s largest auto market, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) has forecast. China’s More...

By Staff writer On Friday, September 26th, 2014
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DANS to invest AED9 million to upgrade world’s largest tower simulator

DANS to invest AED9 million to upgrade world’s largest tower simulator Dubai Air Navigation Services (DANS), as part of its strategy to remain at the cutting-edge of an increasingly technology-driven Air Traffic More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, September 25th, 2014
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World Green Economy Summit returns to Dubai for second year in April 2015

World Green Economy Summit returns to Dubai for second year in April 2015 Al Tayer also highlighted some of the key WGES 2015 participants at the press conference, including; Kandeh K. Yumkella, the United Nations More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
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UAE is world’s third most attractive infrastructure investment market

Dubai The UAE is the third most attractive market in the world for investment in infrastructure, according to EC Harris, the global asset consultancy company. The UAE ranked third globally and second regionally More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, September 21st, 2014
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Dubai World Central to showcase second phase of residential district at Cityscape Global 2014

The second phase of residential district Dubai World Central (DWC), the world’s first purpose-built aerotropolis, is set to present the second phase of its ‘Residential District’ at this year’s edition of More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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Al Mazrouie: UAE pumps heavy investment into energy sector to raise output capacity to 3.5mbpd by 2017

Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy  The U.A.E. is planning to raise its oil output capacity to 3.5 million barrels per day by 2017 and refining capacity to 1.1 mbpd from 707,000 barrels More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Hamdan bin Mohammed launches Emirates maritime control centre

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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NBAD among world’s 50 safest banks 2014

Global Finance, the prestigious international financial magazine, has ranked NBAD in its World’s 50 Safest Banks for the sixth consecutive year. This year, NBAD ranks 25th in the world’s 50 safest banks, up More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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Sultan Al Mansouri visits OPEX 2014

H.E. Minister Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri Visits OPEX 2014 Minister of Economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri today visited the OPEX 2014, the Omani Products Exhibition, at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The exhibition More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, September 11th, 2014
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Jebel Ali only Non-Far East port to rank in top ten

Jebel Ali Port Jebel Ali is the only port outside the Far East to make it into the latest Top 10 list of the world’s largest ports – an achievement DP World Chairman, Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, credits to More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, September 11th, 2014
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Ooredoo Group Chairman Meets with Founder of the World Economic Forum

HE Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al-Thani, Chairman, Ooredoo Group, and Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum  HE Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al-Thani, More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
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Kuwait seeks quantum leap in economic structure

Anas Khaled Al-Saleh, Minister of Finance Kuwait is seeking to intensify efforts to achieve a quantum leap in economic structure, within the framework of a strategic vision to develop the national economy, Minister More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, September 4th, 2014
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U.A.E. ranks first in the world in terms of quality of roads, says Public Works Min.

U.A.E. ranks high in theGlobal Competitiveness Report 2014-2015 issued by World Economic Forum (WEF) The high quality of road projects in U.A.E. enabled the country to rank first in the world in terms of quality More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
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Etisalat to present Smart Services at GITEX Technology Week 2014

GITEX Technology Week from October 12-16 at Dubai World Trade Centre. Etisalat has announced its participation in the upcoming GITEX Technology Week 2014, starting from October 12-16 at Dubai World Trade Centre. Etisalat’s More...

By Staff writer On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Government of India and World Bank Sign $107 Million Agreement to Connect Mizoram with Bangladesh and Myanmar via Roads

World Bank The Government of India, the Government of Mizoram, and the World Bank today signed a $107 million credit agreement for the Mizoram State Roads II – Regional Transport Connectivity Project to improve More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Experts to attend the first Forex World Congress in Dubai

More than 2000 financial executives and specialists are expected to attend the first Forex World Congress (FWC) for online The first Forex World Congress in Dubai traders, investors and brokers to be held in Dubai More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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10th World Islamic Economic Forum introduces new features to celebrate Dubai as land of creativity and innovation

10th World Islamic Economic Forum The World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) Foundation and Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry (Dubai Chamber) today unveiled at a press conference in Kuala Lumpur details of the More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Qatar Airways Set to Up Frequencies to Dubai Airports

Qatar Airways Qatar Airways on Monday announced plans to increase frequencies on its services to Dubai. Effective from October 26, Qatar Airways will operate 14 flights per day to Dubai International Airport and More...

By Staff writer On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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APEC Senior Officials finalizing platform for new growth

A pivotal two-day meeting of Senior Officials from the 21 APEC economies, the world’s largest regional economic group, has commenced in Beijing to finalize a suite of ambitious measures for accelerating growth More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, August 21st, 2014
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Sony Launches World’s Slimmest 1TB HDD

USB 3.0 Enables Faster Data Transfer New HDD Ensures Data Protection and Automatic Backup of Data HD-S1A Available in Black and Silver Options Sony Middle East and Africa FZE has announced the availability of More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, August 21st, 2014
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ADIPEC 2014 conference sets global platform for meeting world energy needs

Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC) Meeting the ever-present global energy demand through developments in technology, unconventional resources, and international collaboration, More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, August 21st, 2014
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Intertek expands its AeroCHECK network into U.A.E.

Intertek expands its AeroCHECK network into U.A.E. Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety services to a wide range of industries around the world, is expanding its global network of AeroCHECK laboratories More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
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Regional Electronics Market Growth To Deliver Bumper Gitex Shopper 2014

U.A.E. , GITEX Shopper With the UAE’s consumer electronics market forecast to reach AED16 billion by next year, GITEX Shopper has remains a critical platform for the region’s consumer electronics industry, organisers More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
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UAE nationals send powerful message to property investors across the world

Dubai  Emiratis have sent a powerful message to international investors across the world that the Middle East is a safe haven for investors, after spending billions of dirhams on Dubai property in the first half More...

By Staff writer On Monday, August 18th, 2014
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Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority honours Imdaad for its contribution to World Environment Day celebrations

Imdaad Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities management (FM) solutions in the GCC, announced that it has been rewarded by Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, August 17th, 2014
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WaterWorld Middle East holds keys to efficient and sustainable water infrastructure

WaterWorld Middle East conference and exhibition The upcoming WaterWorld Middle East conference and exhibition will play a key role helping governments in countries such as the U.A.E. to meet the infrastructure More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, August 17th, 2014
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Long-Term View Vital to Assess Impact of World Cup on Economy

QNB Assessing the economic merits of hosting a major international sports tournament needs a long-term view, says a new QNB Group report released here Saturday. Hosts of 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar could benefit from More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, August 16th, 2014
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Disaster-prone APEC economies step up risk-reduction

Senior Disaster management officials from APEC economies, meeting in Beijing in the aftermath of the Ludian Earthquake in Southwest China, have detailed new far-reaching measures to strengthen relief and risk reduction More...

By Staff writer On Friday, August 15th, 2014
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Global gold demand continues to recalibrate in Q2 2014 after an exceptional 2013

World Gold Council The latest World Gold Council Gold Demand Trends report, covering the period April – June 2014, shows that global gold demand continues to demonstrate a return to long-term trends after an exceptional More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, August 14th, 2014
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First World Financial Symposium Set for Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi will host the first World Financial Symposium (WFS) Abu Dhabi will host the first World Financial Symposium (WFS) for the airline industry on 17-18 September 2014. More than 600 financial executives and More...

By Staff writer On Monday, August 11th, 2014
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QNB Group: Global Economy Continues to Stumble

QNB The global economy continues to stumble along. According to the latest IMF World Economic Outlook (WEO) published on July 24, global economic growth slowed to an annual rate of 2.7% in Q1 2014, well below the More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, August 9th, 2014
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World food prices hit six-month low: UN agency reports

UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)  Global food prices fell for a fourth consecutive month in July, a sharp decline for grains, oilseeds and dairy products outweighing strong meat and sugar prices, the More...

By Staff writer On Friday, August 8th, 2014
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MELUBCO signs MOU with DP World

MELUBCO The Dubai-based Middle East Lubricants Company, MELUBCO, in which Emirates General Petroleum Corporation is a shareholder, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Dubai Ports World. The MOU aims to More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, August 7th, 2014
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Empower posts 9.4% jump in July peak consumption

Empower Empower, the world’s largest district cooling services provider, today announced a 9.4% leap for consumption of its services for the month of July, providing a total of 174.3 million refrigerating tonnes More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
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More stability in world oil market

world oil The world oil market witnessed in 2013 increasing stability, reflecting signs of recovery of many major economies, in particular the American one, though this recovery is seen as quite modest, said an More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
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Dubai Customs partners with Global Trade Development Week

Global Trade Development Week 2014 in dubai Under the patronage of Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, U.A.E. Minister of Economy, the up-coming Global Trade Development Week 2014, the world’s largest trade facilitation, More...

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