INTERNATIONAL. New York is famed as "the city that never sleeps" but London, reveals a new study, sleeps even less, as do over 30 other cities worldwide.
None sleepless than Cairo, the strife-torn capital of Egypt, which is today named the "world's most 24-hour" city by a study of the world's most round-the-clock metropolises.
But New York ranks a humiliating 32nd, behind London (17th), Paris (18th), Rome (27th) and an embarrassingly long list of other cities.
The first global ranking of the world's "most 24-hour" - or most nocturnal - cities, comes from analysing 120 million online chat
Posted: February 14, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. "While this may be a good starting point, the charter will only address the concerns of a relatively small proportion of migrant workers in Qatar; those involved in the construction of stadiums and training grounds."
Posted: February 12, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Jacky Chamoun says pictures are three years old; Lebanese Olympic Committee will not send athlete back.
Posted: February 5, 2014
EGYPT. The show is back in a new season on "MBC MASR"; The first episode brings "more of the same" magic formula; "You ain't seen nothing yet!" satirist tells fans and critics.
Posted: February 5, 2014
UAE. The Reebok Delta symbol represents "the positive and transformative change that fitness can have on a person's life."
Posted: January 14, 2014
UAE. Lebanese soprano and international legend to close inaugural classical music festival at Dubai World Trade Centre on February 8, 2014.
Posted: January 8, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke said on Wednesday that the 2022 soccer World Cup finals will not be played in the blistering hot summer months in Qatar.
Posted: December 29, 2013
UAE. Colourful fireworks display will create 10 spectacular never-before-seen effects; Downtown Dubai set to welcome millions of visitors; Live streaming on YouTube to reach millions of online viewers.
Posted: December 18, 2013
QATAR. Amnesty International is calling on the Qatari authorities to address the plight of the employees of LTC who were working in conditions that may amount to forced labour.
Posted: December 9, 2013
UAE. The survey show that CR Reporting in the UAE has progressed at a slower rate than in the rest of the world.
Posted: December 5, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. 68% of executives are optimistic about the global economy in the year ahead expecting to see growth and an improving M&A deal environment and anticipate either maintaining or growing their current workforce.
Posted: December 2, 2013
QATAR. Considering that the World Cup is being held in Qatar in 2022, the combination of both events in a reasonably short timeframe should provide considerable impetus to growth in the UAE, Qatar and the GCC as a whole.
Posted: December 1, 2013
QATAR. "FIFPro has the attention of Qatar's leading football officials," said FIFPro delegate Mads Oland after meeting Hassan Al Thawadi, secretary general of the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee.
Posted: November 27, 2013
SAUDI ARABIA. The top security chief stressed that the globally unique ban on driving for women was "a matter to be decided by the legislative authority."
Posted: November 9, 2013
BAHRAIN. A recent survey conducted by HSBC, has ranked Bahrain second worldwide, and highest in the Middle East, in terms of the experience workers had while living overseas.
Posted: October 28, 2013
UAE. UAE Western expatriates see the UAE as an ideal place to live, work and save, according to the first Standard Life Western Expatriate Wealth Study.
date:Posted: March 4, 2014
UAE. Healthcare delivery the Middle East dominated by public sector; Growing and aging population coupled with increasing total healthcare expenditures per capita boosting industry growth.