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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 16, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) portal created exclusively for Arab audiences will deliver vocational & employability skills to women, youth, persons with disabilities and citizens in rural communities.
Posted: July 16, 2014
UAE. OBD testing helps detect electrical issues relating to ABS, airbags and technical faults related to engine and transmission among others.
Posted: July 16, 2014
UAE. MENA Private Equity Association launche its eighth "MENA Private Equity & Venture Capital" Annual Report; Consolidation in the private equity industry limits growth in fund raising; 2014 outlook is positive.
Posted: July 15, 2014
UAE. 81% state finding a job is the biggest challenge, with banking and finance being the preferred industry to work in.
Posted: July 15, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. The appointment of Abdulaziz Al Arifi is part of the firm's continued expansion and reinforcement of its senior management team tasked with leading the firm's new business strategy.
Posted: July 14, 2014
EGYPT. Kenya-Uganda railway operator continues to attract new clients on the back of sustained investment in critical infrastructure in technology and cargo carrying capacity.
Posted: July 14, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Qatar Airways displays three aircraft at the Show - the A350 (Global Launch Customer), A320 and the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
Posted: July 14, 2014
UAE. The CEO search process was exhaustive and far reaching involving leading local and international candidates.
Posted: July 14, 2014
UAE. Award in recognition of J.P. Morgan Private Bank's first-class service in the financial services industry and the highest levels of leadership, innovation and expertise provided to customers globally.
Posted: July 14, 2014
UAE. Investment will help EKI achieve its ambitious growth plans at an exciting time for the GCC' emerging education sector.
Posted: July 14, 2014
UAE. Dubai developer signs agreement with UNEC and Actco; Construction is expected to begin soon.
Posted: July 14, 2014
TUNISIA. Abraaj brings significant pan-regional healthcare experience and a growing investment track record in Tunisia; Investment will increase patient capacity and add new services.
Posted: July 14, 2014
UAE. We need to look beyond anti-virus and single point solutions and focus on the integration and sharing of threat detection and response to address these sophisticated attacks.
Posted: July 14, 2014
QATAR. Net Operating income grew by 14.4% to QR462 million; The key drivers were high quality core banking income generated through a focused strategy on acquiring Qatar assets.
Posted: July 14, 2014
UAE. Regional pioneer in the design, fabrication and construction of steel structures, targets major expansion in Saudi Arabia.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 21, 2014
UAE. The human factor drives the innovative capacity; The GII 2014 surveys 143 economies around the world, using 81 indicators-to gauge both their innovation capabilities and measurable results.
date:Posted: July 21, 2014
UAE. GCC IPO volume up 67% in H1 2014; H1 2014 saw the most capital raised and highest volume of IPOs since 2008; "The IPO market is very strong across MENA, particularly among the GCC countries."
date:Posted: July 21, 2014
UAE. The UAE's recent upgrade to "Emerging Market" from "Frontier Market" has increased its thirst for higher global rating, and playing a more pivotal financial role globally.
INTERNATIONAL. The future will be decided in a race between global advances in demand for resources, complex technology and biotech innovation, and growing sovereign debt.
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