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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: November 19, 2014
UAE. Speaking at the ICAI Abu Dhabi Chapter's 26th Annual International Seminar, Dr. R. Seetharaman, CEO of Doha Bank gave a keynote address on "Uncertain times: Can GCC Banking take off?"
Posted: November 19, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Mr. Naqvi will lead one of the Foundation's five global initiatives as part of its global mandate to develop public-private partnerships in enhancing international police and law enforcement.
Posted: November 19, 2014
UAE. 800 million new smartphone subscriptions in 2014 brings total to 2.7 billion worldwide; Mobile video traffic to increase tenfold and constitute 55% of all mobile data traffic by 2020.
Posted: November 19, 2014
UAE. Regional healthcare companies and international clients are meeting over a two-day conference at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical Center in Dubai Healthcare city.
Posted: November 19, 2014
UAE. ShopGo shares best practice advice with entrepreneurs, start-ups and aspiring e-commerce professionals.
Posted: November 18, 2014
UAE. The Meera Kaul Foundation, is hosting its annual event Women in STEM 2015 - Annual Conference, Awards and Hackathon to be held in Dubai.
Posted: November 18, 2014
BAHRAIN. The new equity will be used to fund Shariah compliant private equity and real-estate investments in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman and Kuwait, the bank said.
Posted: November 18, 2014
UAE. International District Energy Association (IDEA) says the scale of district cooling in Dubai provides valuable best practice insights to help accelerate the pace of industry growth.
Posted: November 18, 2014
UAE. Tarek Sherlala appointed Senior Executive Officer, Dubai branch; Rajai Ayyash has taken on role of regional executive for the Gulf region; Tarek Elrefai retires after leading regional team for five years.
Posted: November 18, 2014
UAE. Metito announces a strategic partnership with TPTec, a clean-tech start-up company focusing on developing new, clean and efficient technologies for multiple applications in the water sector.
Posted: November 18, 2014
UAE. For Q3, revenues were up 31.1% to AED71.8 million as compared to AED54.8 million reported in Q3 2013; Net profit was AED26.2 million, representing a six-fold increase on the same period last year of AED3.6 million.
Posted: November 17, 2014
UAE. The awards awards recognize the leadership and achievements of Arab Women and their influence on society.
Posted: November 17, 2014
UAE. The promise of "Smart City" living and new mobile services will empower citizens of the Gulf, but must be backed by the appropriate security and regulatory infrastructure.
Posted: November 17, 2014
UAE. Politically motivated hactivism is a rampant threat to Middle East government and enterprise organizations and cyber terrorism groups have successfully leveraged website defacement to shame businesses and spread their ideologies.
Posted: November 17, 2014
UAE. SAP Rapid Deployment Solutions accelerate, simplify cloud adoption; MENA cloud market poised for "high growth," totalling US$4.7 billion from 2014-2018.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: November 20, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The trajectory of Japan's economy has much to teach us about the wisdom of Keynesian policies. Those who are not blinded by left-wing dogma should take a good look at where the road of permanent stimulus ultimately leads.
date:Posted: November 20, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The path to the acceptance of the participatory approach to development was forged, through trial and error, over several decades until the 1990s, when its global recognition by development practitioners became well-established.
date:Posted: November 20, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. There is a high degree of uncertainty over how the Iranian negotiations and the OPEC meeting will play out, but the end of November will be hugely important for energy markets.
INTERNATIONAL. In this excerpt from Greenspan's appearance at the New Orleans Investment Conference, The Gold Report delves into the role of gold versus fiat currency, why central banks own so much gold if it is truly "a barbarous relic," and the reason China is buying so much gold today.
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