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Posted: 08-08-2011
UAE. Emirates, Dubai's flagship carrier, said the European Union's planned carbon emission scheme may cost it as much as US$1 billion over 10 years, as it joined others airlines in objecting to the tax. From January, airlines flying to or from Europe will have to buy permits from the EU's emissions trading scheme (ETS) for 15% of the carbon emissions produced during the entire flight. "It (the scheme) will have a very significant impact on Emirates," Andrew Parker, Emirates' senior vice president for industry and environmental affairs, said at a conference in Dubai. "It's safe to assume som
Posted: August 21, 2014
UAE. Developer brings 84 townhouses and waterfront recreational facility to high-end Dubai community
Posted: August 21, 2014
UAE. Transformation achieved in P2P practices led SEHA to significant savings and helped establish a basis for further enhancement and automation.
Posted: August 21, 2014
UAE. Even though new malicious samples appear every day, users should have an understanding of the techniques and tools currently being used to target users in the Middle East.
Posted: August 21, 2014
UAE. Employers worldwide step up investments in workers' wellness; 78% report strong priority to create a culture of health.
Posted: August 20, 2014
UAE. "Bringing in institutional funds is a key part of the board's strategic capital markets plan," Samir Fancy, Topaz's chairman, said in a statement.
Posted: August 20, 2014
UAE. GITEX Technology Week Cloud Confex to showcase latest cloud security solutions, as cloud computing moves into business mainstream.
Posted: August 20, 2014
UAE. The seminars which are only for investment professionals will take place from 8:30am - 12:00pm: in Riyadh (a mixed event) on August 31st, Bahrain on Sept 1st, Kuwait Sept 2nd, Abu Dhabi Sept 3rd, Dubai Sept 4th, and Doha on Sept 7th.
Posted: August 20, 2014
UAE. Over 2100 units across the Aldar portfolio currently leased to corporates; Bulk leases provide long-term income security and visibility.
Posted: August 20, 2014
QATAR. Rising automobile sales, increasing demand for cost effective Chinese tyres and imposition of ban on balloon tyres are key trends emerging in Qatar tyre market.
Posted: August 20, 2014
UAE. The catalogue will be launched simultaneously across the globe in over 46 countries and 345 stores. This will be the 25th edition of the catalogue for the UAE with over 1 million copies printed.
Posted: August 20, 2014
UAE. Palo Alto Networks Unveils Security Risks in Android Internal Storage; New research shows potential for attack in more than 94% of popular Android mobile applications.
Posted: August 20, 2014
UAE. "Smart" technology drivers to transform Dubai into "City of the Future".
Posted: August 19, 2014
UAE. Law enforcement agencies and enterprises need to wake up to cyber stalking, cyber bullying, hacking and new forms of crime arising from mobility trend.
Posted: August 19, 2014
UAE. Mr. Barlow has held various senior management roles with Accor, Hilton and most recently, as President of Carlson Hotels Asia Pacific based in Singapore.
Posted: August 19, 2014
UAE. Sir Bani Yas Island can help boost visitor length-of-stay.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: August 21, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The report found there are 15 million middle-class households in 11 of sub-Saharan Africa's top economies this year, up from 4.6 million in 2000 and 2.4 million in 1990, an increase of 230% over 14 years.
date:Posted: August 21, 2014
UAE. "The establishment of QIFs aimed at sophisticated, high-net worth investors is a welcome development which reflects the fact that a one size fits all approach to regulation is not appropriate."
date:Posted: August 20, 2014
UAE. Rising geopolitical tensions and slowing global growth; GCC markets remain steady in spite of increased global volatility; Commodity prices soft on China bank data.
INTERNATIONAL. U.S. special operations forces made a failed attempt to rescue journalist James Foley and other Americans held hostage by Islamic extremists in Syria earlier this summer, the White House said in a statement.
INTERNATIONAL. I think one of the big fallacies in people's thinking about the Iraqi oil sector has been the focus on who's making money producing the oil. The bigger impact is on consumers.
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