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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: July 28, 2015
UAE. James Hogan highlights the importance of consumer choice and innovation as the fundamental drivers of competition in the international airline industry.
Posted: July 28, 2015
UAE. S&K Estate Agents LLC (also known as Smith and Ken) has been handed to liquidators in a process to pay back creditors, with all 80-plus employees having lost their positions.
Posted: July 28, 2015
UAE. Union Bancaire Privée, announced today net earnings of CHF79.5 million as at the end of June 2015, down 3% from CHF 82 million one year earlier.
Posted: July 28, 2015
UAE. Award recognizes lifetime achievements in research.
Posted: July 28, 2015
Lebanon. Bank posts an increase in its consolidated Net Profit by 1.1% compared to the same period of last year to reach US$70.1 million.
Posted: July 28, 2015
UAE. Innovation a key feature of business plans submitted at this year's Dunia Young Business Leaders Program; Students required to come up with a commercial concept and develop a complete business plan to prove its overall robustness.
Posted: July 27, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Internet.org brings new users onto mobile networks on average over 50% faster after launching free basic services; More than half of the people who come online through Internet.org are paying for data and accessing the internet within the first month.
Posted: July 27, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The African financial services industry is rapidly evolving as a result of advancing technology which is fueling innovation and growth in the sector.
Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. UAE-originated artisan brand to showcase unique assortment to chocolate connoisseurs at iconic luxury London store.
Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. The drop comes amongst a surge in supply as 6,750 new residential units were delivered this quarter, taking the total Dubai residential stock to 479,000 units.
Posted: July 27, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The Venture, Chivas Regal's global search for the world's most promising social entrepreneurs, rewarded all five finalists at the final pitch event.
Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. According to a Kaspersky Lab's survey, half of businesses in e-commerce/online retail (48%) and financial services sectors (41%) can lose some type of finance-related information over the course of a year.
Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. The online gateway for trade and logistics services in Dubai reveals 97% adoption growth rate with the total number of registered companies reaching 106,000.
Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. The Forum is dedicated to providing opportunities for greater economic collaboration between BRICS nations.
Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. Executive Vice President and Head of the Emirati Segment at FGB and recognised as the "Unstoppable Woman in Banking", Huda believes all Emirati women are capable of reaching their potential and achieving their aspirations."

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 28, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Study by Glowork highlights women's perceptions before graduation, shows regional differences within the Kingdom, and the need to develop part time jobs and internship programs.
date:Posted: July 28, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The undisputed king of oil and gas is making some moves that could change the face of the global refining sector; It all translates into lower prices of refined fuels that will eventually benefit Asian customers who will pay less for transportation, basic commodities and essential services.
date:Posted: July 28, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Too often, we see the future as we see the past - through the distorted lens of the present; But whatever the time, direction or dimension we are operating in when forecasting geopolitical events, we must simultaneously exist in the past, present and the future to prepare for a world that we have yet to know.
INTERNATIONAL. The undisputed king of oil and gas is making some moves that could change the face of the global refining sector; It all translates into lower prices of refined fuels that will eventually benefit Asian customers who will pay less for transportation, basic commodities and essential services.
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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