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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: December 9, 2016
UAE. New research from Bain & Company and Red Hat indicates that many traditional companies are at an early stage in their digital journey; leaders stand out based on their use of advanced technologies, such as cloud computing, advanced analytics and modern app development.
Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. To be properly prepared, businesses must brace for the worst-case scenario. But how do you prevent something that you don't know when or if it's coming?
Posted: December 9, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The winning research paper makes a distinction between relative robustness and absolute robustness.
Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. "The Superbrands programme identifies those brands which have captured the imagination of the general public"; Local brands perform well this year.
Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. Company's latest acquisition advances SUSE's strategy for enterprise-grade software-defined infrastructure and application platforms.
Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. "Train the Trainer" is designed to empower CMA (Certified Management Accountant) instructors in the region on the latest finance industry advancements and training techniques.
Posted: December 9, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The successful firms will be those able to harness the creativity of a cross disciplinary and cross culturally diverse workforce in order to deliver a competitive advantage.
Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. Investment in coloured gemstones is on the rise, industry insider says.
Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. Pearson, Microsoft and Google collaborate on state-of-the-art learning technology.
Posted: December 8, 2016
UAE. The Premier Inn Dubai Ibn Battuta Mall hotel has paired up The Mothership, an award-winning parenting website which offers a very honest take on living, working and parenting in Dubai.
Posted: December 8, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. As of December 23, 2016, flynas will launch four flights from King Fahd International Airport in Dammam to Abu Dhabi International Airport, on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
Posted: December 8, 2016
UAE. Global marine solutions provider focused on the offshore oil terminal market and related infrastructure increases its capabilities for directly servicing Abu Dhabi-based clients.
Posted: December 8, 2016
UAE. Accepting the award on behalf of Ms Gates was Hassan Al-Damluji, Head of Middle East Relations, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Posted: December 8, 2016
UAE. Acquisition of HookLogic will expand Criteo's business to brand manufacturers.
Posted: December 7, 2016
UAE. The past year has thrown a spotlight on the importance of Availability - both of services and data.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. New research from Bain & Company and Red Hat indicates that many traditional companies are at an early stage in their digital journey; leaders stand out based on their use of advanced technologies, such as cloud computing, advanced analytics and modern app development.
date:Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. Insurers have been prompted to prepare for the effects that VAT and changes to international financial reporting standards (IFRS) will have on their industry as well as assessing the impact of new insurance regulations that came into effect earlier this year.
date:Posted: December 7, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Will this be the year when China exceeds growth expectations, Brexit turns into Bremain, the Mexican peso soars and Italian banks turn out to the best performing equity asset class?
UAE. Insurers have been prompted to prepare for the effects that VAT and changes to international financial reporting standards (IFRS) will have on their industry as well as assessing the impact of new insurance regulations that came into effect earlier this year.
INTERNATIONAL. This is part two of a recent conversation I had with students, faculty, and alumni at New York University, where I had the opportunity to answer some questions concerning the turmoil in the Middle East and America's role in the world.
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