Business Life

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Posted: 03-08-2011
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: July 2, 2015
UAE. The joint venture of Fortress Capital Investments and Film Clinic targets Middle East visual media production industry.
Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. Dimension Data set to deliver big data cycling analytics platform for the first time in the history of professional cycling.
Posted: July 2, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The feeling of invisibility among online witnesses "allows for less adherence to societal standards," and may result in antisocial behaviour
Posted: July 2, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. US$32 billion philanthropic pledge will help build bridges to foster cultural understanding, develop communities, empower women, enable youth and provide vital disaster relief.
Posted: June 26, 2015
UAE. The Prize, now in its 8th year, recognizes outstanding global philanthropists; Aman Foundation commended for its unique track record in healthcare and education
Posted: June 25, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. New research reveals fatherhood gives millennial men a new lease of life - making them more confident, more entrepreneurial and more optimistic about the future.
Posted: June 11, 2015
UAE. An ambitious attempt at highlighting the historical context of women from various religions and societies around the world covering their hair over the centuries; Documentary to screen in London on 15th June.
Posted: June 11, 2015
UAE. The showcase of the new acquisitions will be divided into two displays Louvre Abu Dhabi Stories: Al Qalam (21 June - 25 July 2015) and Louvre Abu Dhabi Stories: Immortal Figures (28 July - 30 August 2015).
Posted: June 9, 2015
UAE. Vaniday covers a wide range of beauty and wellness services including: hair, make-up and nails, massage, face treatments, spa experiences and much more.
Posted: June 8, 2015
UAE. European football market grows again to almost US$29 billion in 2013/14, with "big five" leagues surpassing the US$15 billion mark, according to the latest Annual Review of Football Finance from Deloitte; Stakeholders from the Middle East continue to play a key part in the story of growth.
Posted: June 4, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. In a paid political address entitled "The gloves are off" broadcast in Trinidad and Tobago late on Wednesday, Warner said he feared for his life, but would reveal everything he knows.
Posted: June 4, 2015
UAE. International shipbuilder addresses key components of successful Customer Relationship Management at the Arab Luxury World 2015.
Posted: June 3, 2015
QATAR. Qatar's stock index tumbled 2.8% to a six-week low in early trade on Wednesday after Sepp Blatter unexpectedly resigned as president of soccer's world governing body FIFA.
Posted: June 2, 2015
UAE. "The demands from work and personal life have never been greater in the GCC; It's what we call the "Double Crunch" a stage where many people are starting families and first general management jobs at the same time. Their roles demand a different set of skills."
Posted: June 1, 2015
UAE. MENA female participation rates in the workplace stand at 25% compared to 50% globally; Group of Crescent Enterprises employees will offer mentorship to women entrepreneurs.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. AQR Asset Management Institute hosts inaugural debate on monetary policy impact on global markets; 64% of delegates felt that Quantitative Easing is highly likely to create an asset price bubble - where prices become disconnected from reality.
date:Posted: July 1, 2015
UAE. 53% of employers rank lack of work experience as affecting nationals' employability, with only 30% of GCC students having taken any work experience; According to employers, communication skills (36%) and required skills and qualifications (22%) are further challenges to retention in the private sector.
date:Posted: July 1, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Many Chinese business become successful innovators in the domestic market first and then go global, while others expand globally first and then invest in innovation.
UAE. AQR Asset Management Institute hosts inaugural debate on monetary policy impact on global markets; 64% of delegates felt that Quantitative Easing is highly likely to create an asset price bubble - where prices become disconnected from reality.
UAE. The Middle East has a unique set of challenges and opportunities with regard to creating large, mixed-use developments; In this interview, Louise Adams, Aurecon's former Country Manager UAE, describes the importance of investing in master planning and some of the current opportunities and trends within this region.
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