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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: June 29, 2015
UAE. Carmudi analyses the fuel price and general affordability of petrol in eighteen emerging markets; Prices in the oil-wealthy Middle East are incredibly low.
Posted: June 29, 2015
UAE. Almost 50% of survey respondents would choose flexible hours over salary increase.
Posted: June 28, 2015
UAE. Traditional architectures can buckle under increasing demand of unprecedented connected devices and services, says global networking expert.
Posted: June 28, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. GSMA, ITU, ICANN and ISOC Asia-Pacific share reports and findings At Digital Societies Policy Forum in Bangkok.
Posted: June 26, 2015
UAE. The Prize, now in its 8th year, recognizes outstanding global philanthropists; Aman Foundation commended for its unique track record in healthcare and education
Posted: June 25, 2015
EGYPT. The stakes Qalaa is acquiring are in companies that have leading positions in the energy, cement and transportation sectors, among others.
Posted: June 25, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. New research reveals fatherhood gives millennial men a new lease of life - making them more confident, more entrepreneurial and more optimistic about the future.
Posted: June 25, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. The deal consist arranging debt and equity financing to acquire 30 Airbus aircraft of A320-200 model and 20 aircraft of A330-300 model to be leased to SAUDIA.
Posted: June 25, 2015
UAE. EZHeights.com has launched Barter Shop to encourage exchange of goods and services.
Posted: June 25, 2015
UAE. The acquisition is the first step in achieving Mercator's vision to leverage its aviation heritage across the TTL lifecycle, keeping people and cargo on the move, safely, on-time and cost-effectively.
Posted: June 24, 2015
UAE. Alliance to help customers harness the power of mobile to transform their businesses.
Posted: June 24, 2015
UAE. As wearables are designed to continuously monitor very personal data about the users health and life choices, the information they transmit can represent a great deal of information about the individual.
Posted: June 24, 2015
UAE. 96 total projects and 36,523 rooms in the pipeline; activity is now at an all-time high with the new rooms to be added to the existing 65,000 as currently available in 2015, set to bring the total to over 100,000 by 2020.
Posted: June 24, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Global-scale hydrogen production site in Yanbu Industrial City; Investment of more than 350 million euros represents both the largest industrial investment and largest "over the fence" hydrogen contract of the Group.
Posted: June 24, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. McNerney remains board chairman; Muilenburg joins board; Conner continues as vice chairman; timeline to aid smooth transition.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: June 29, 2015
UAE. The best thing governments can do to help entrepreneurs in the Middle East is to encourage professional development through education and apprenticeships, rather than through hiring quotas.
date:Posted: June 29, 2015
UAE. Risk management must respond to "the new normal", an environment of continual regulatory change and ever more demanding expectations, according to the latest Deloitte Global risk management survey.
date:Posted: June 28, 2015
UAE. According to a new study from The Boston Consulting Group, a "monster" of complexity and inefficiency has devoured a significant portion of the value created by the region's E&P industry in the past decade.
UAE. Risk management must respond to "the new normal", an environment of continual regulatory change and ever more demanding expectations, according to the latest Deloitte Global risk management survey.
UAE. The Middle East has a unique set of challenges and opportunities with regard to creating large, mixed-use developments; In this interview, Louise Adams, Aurecon's former Country Manager UAE, describes the importance of investing in master planning and some of the current opportunities and trends within this region.
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