Healthcare & Education

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Posted: 28-07-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Rising health care costs, coupled with the current state of the economy, have prompted many consumers across the globe to delay care, alter household spending and worry about their ability to pay for future health care costs according to the 4th annual Deloitte Center for Health Solutions “2011 Survey of Health Care Consumers.” “We have been examining consumers’ interactions with the health care system since 2008. A new trend has emerged this year suggesting that economic uncertainty has clearly altered spending habits with many consumers reporting an impact
Posted: November 17, 2014
UAE. 21st Century skills, vocational qualifications and English language critical to region's workforce development, says Pearson.
Posted: November 14, 2014
OMAN. A key element in food security, agrobiodiversity has become an issue of increasing international concern in recent years, as a rapidly growing world population has already begun to impact on food demand.
Posted: November 14, 2014
UAE. The investment will be channeled through the company's two business verticals, KEF Infra and KEF Health.
Posted: November 13, 2014
UAE. New world class think tank for the creation and dissemination of credible and timely information on emerging economies now established in Singapore.
Posted: November 13, 2014
UAE. CEB launches new research that challenges the notion of graduate skill shortages in the Middle East and shows how firms could be stifling future performance of young talent.
Posted: November 13, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The success or failure of satisfying investors' objectives does not critically depend upon the stand-alone performance of a particular fund nor that of a given asset class.
Posted: November 12, 2014
UAE. Colliers International report provides a snapshot of the key factors impacting Dubai's education sector and its future outlook.
Posted: November 12, 2014
UAE. Council announces UAE "Robots for Good" Award as first initiative to encourage innovation in health, education and social services.
Posted: November 11, 2014
UAE. Now that oil prices have fallen to below US$80 per barrel from around US$100 in the past few months, the economies of the oil-exporting nations of the Gulf Cooperation Council will be tested.
Posted: November 11, 2014
UAE. Collaboration further consolidates Masdar Institute's contribution to expand aerospace knowhow and support Strata's growth mandate.
Posted: November 11, 2014
UAE. Less than half (40%) of senior executives rank work/life balance as a high priority, a London Business School survey has found. This is in direct contrast to the priorities of their Generation Y employees who put work/life balance at the top of the priority list.
Posted: November 10, 2014
UAE. The agreement marks TVM Capital's premier investment in Egypt, as well as its first in the medical device sector in the MENA region.
Posted: November 5, 2014
UAE. From 31 October, employers with over 1000 employees will need to ensure that their workforce is provided with health insurance in compliance with the requirements of the regime.
Posted: November 5, 2014
UAE. Developing local project management expertise is essential for the future growth of the UAE economy, delegates at the first Young Crew of the Future Conference were told.
Posted: November 4, 2014
UAE. Mr. Jacobs brings to INSEAD over two decades of business entrepreneurship; He succeeds Mr. Franz B. Humer, who has held the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2008.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 19, 2014
UAE. As a gateway of opportunity for Asia, Dubai has a key role in driving growth momentum; Between 2010 and 2013, GCC-China trade grew faster than with any other significant trade partner.
date:Posted: December 18, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. A new analysis presents the key trends that will transform the global market over the next decade and beyond.
date:Posted: December 18, 2014
UAE. International tourism and a stronger middle class are shaping luxury trends, including luxury experiences and alternative luxury channels, with a focus on the consumer rather than geography.
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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