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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: April 21, 2015
UAE. Leading property recruitment specialist releases eighth edition of the "Middle East Rewards and Attitudes Survey"; 55% of respondents anticipating an improvement in economic activity.
Posted: April 21, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. General Electric is in early-stage talks with Wells Fargo & Co about selling its entire US$74 billion U.S. commercial lending and leasing portfolio to the bank.
Posted: April 21, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. The order from the country's Capital Market Authority was made late last year and affects HSBC Saudi Arabia's US$7 billion asset management arm, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Posted: April 21, 2015
UAE. Company warned of the damaging effects from the flow in Chinese and Turkish steel to the UAE markets.
Posted: April 20, 2015
UAE. Strong start to the year as Etisalat releases consolidated financial statements for the three months ending 31st March 2015.
Posted: April 20, 2015
UAE. An overriding 64% of employees in the UAE rate flexible working hours, provided by employers based on personal circumstances, as good or very good.
Posted: April 19, 2015
UAE. 3rd Edition of ArabNet returns to the UAE from May 27-28; Research by McKinsey &Co goes as far as saying that those who become digital leaders can expect 50% profit boosts in their next five years.
Posted: April 19, 2015
BAHRAIN. The specialist savings, investments and pension provider creates 30 new roles in support of its growing sales and marketing initiatives.
Posted: April 18, 2015
UAE. Traditional approaches to information security are no longer adequate to protect information networks from modern threats.
Posted: April 17, 2015
UAE. Disconnect between IT and business operations means regional companiess may lack strong security policy, says Condo Protego.
Posted: April 17, 2015
UAE. Latest session of "Innovation Days" highlights role of social media in government - citizen engagement, hosted by MBRSG and SAP.
Posted: April 17, 2015
UAE. JLL's Dubai Real Estate Market Overview report assesses the latest trends in the office, residential, retail and hotel sectors.
Posted: April 17, 2015
UAE. While 80% of IT decision-makers feel their organization's perimeter security is effective at keeping out security threats, 6% of IT decision-makers in the Middle East admit their company has fallen victim to a data breach in 2015.
Posted: April 16, 2015
UAE. Dubai designer and entrepreneur Catherine Granger has created classy yet edgy footwear label So Soulier, soon available at exclusive locations.
Posted: April 16, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Payment Wearables are "extensions" of dual interface cards, which customers can carry with them all the time.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 21, 2015
UAE. 39% of Arab youth agree it will never work, 36% think it could work while the remaining 25% are unsure, according to the 7th Annual ASDA'A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey.
date:Posted: April 21, 2015
UAE. Less than 0.15% of the dividends of GCC-listed companies and 0.59% of those of the UAE's dividends invested in tech start-ups vs. 5% in the USA; UAE invests 4x more of its public companies' dividends in tech start-ups.
date:Posted: April 21, 2015
UAE. Leading property recruitment specialist releases eighth edition of the "Middle East Rewards and Attitudes Survey"; 55% of respondents anticipating an improvement in economic activity.
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