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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: November 26, 2014
UAE. Revolutionary design defines new Discovery family; Unique-in-segment 5+2 seating versatility in a more compact footprint than traditional seven-seat SUVs; Unrivalled all-terrain performance essential to Land Rover DNA.
Posted: November 26, 2014
UAE. FTTH Council MENA study reveals regional uptake in FTTH technology.
Posted: November 26, 2014
UAE. The integrity, transparency, and accountability of auditors are central to the sound functioning of our world, said Sheikh Nahyan in a keynote speech.
Posted: November 26, 2014
UAE. Announcement made by UAE Minister of Economy; The financial and debt restructuring package for Amlak was approved by its financiers in August.
Posted: November 26, 2014
UAE. Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government and SAP kick-start Innovation Days Series with "Ideation to Innovation" event.
Posted: November 26, 2014
BAHRAIN. "Startup Weekend" took place at Rukn ICT Incubator in Manama; The event was a showcase of over 60 aspiring entrepreneurs in Bahrain.
Posted: November 26, 2014
UAE. The tool allows both investor and occupier clients to make quick comparisons of rental, price and supply data across different asset classes.
Posted: November 26, 2014
UAE. HMH CEO Laurent A. Voivenel speaks on Dubai Beyond 2020 at Hospitality Expansion Middle East Summit; "If Dubai is to draw 20 million visitors annually by 2020 it will need to diversify its hospitality offering."
Posted: November 26, 2014
UAE. The airport continues to invest in better its services and connectivity to attract more traffic; The newly renovated Al Reem Lounge was unveiled in late October.
Posted: November 25, 2014
UAE. Ericsson's 2014 Networked Society City Index ranks cities by ICT maturity; Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Muscat are amongst nine cities that have been added to the 2014 edition.
Posted: November 25, 2014
UAE. EC Harris provided project management including health and safety services and cost management across all 20 screen cinemas for Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas.
Posted: November 25, 2014
UAE. First-of-its-kind campus to be set up within Dubai Investments Park.
Posted: November 25, 2014
UAE. Quick-service favourite commended for convenience, speed, and accessibility
Posted: November 25, 2014
UAE. Shearer brings 25 years of experience in advertising to his new role and will be based in Memac Ogilvy's Dubai, UAE office.
Posted: November 25, 2014
OMAN. The report showed that Oman has improved its "access to sound money" while also recording an increase in the "regulation of business, credit and labor".

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: November 26, 2014
UAE. "In the final months of 2014, we expect further increases in occupancy rates, with the pleasant weather attracting more tourists, alongside the seasonal increase in events and conferences."
date:Posted: November 25, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. In the end, it is unlikely that the territorial Islamic State can survive. The truth is that Turkey, Iran and Saudi Arabia are all waiting for the U.S. to solve the problem with air power and a few ground forces. These actions will not destroy IS, but they will break the group's territorial coherence.
date:Posted: November 25, 2014
BAHRAIN. The "increasingly deregulated and competitive economic environment is facilitating rapid growth in business development within the private sector."
INTERNATIONAL. In this excerpt from Greenspan's appearance at the New Orleans Investment Conference, The Gold Report delves into the role of gold versus fiat currency, why central banks own so much gold if it is truly "a barbarous relic," and the reason China is buying so much gold today.
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