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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: May 20, 2016
UAE. Accompanied by the UAE-based NSO Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, the duo dedicated a soaring rendition of Bocelli's "Canto Della Terra" to the memory of Prince.
Posted: May 20, 2016
JORDAN. Partnership will provide an innovative "off-grid" power and connectivity solution to improve the quality of education in the Zaatari Refugee camp in Jordan.
Posted: May 18, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Announces a significant donation to the Bloomsbury Research Institute; will help accelerate the development of new treatments, vaccines and diagnostics for major global killers.
Posted: May 17, 2016
LEBANON. Celebrity makeup artist Hala Ajam sends a message to Arab women with latest work.
Posted: May 12, 2016
UAE. Pre-tax profits of £120m, down from £190m in 2013/14; Combined revenues increased by 3% to £3.4bn, a new record.
Posted: May 9, 2016
INTERNATINAL. Within five years, 87% of CEOs believe companies will prioritise long-term over short-term profitability, and stakeholder needs will become increasingly important.
Posted: May 6, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Civilians continue to bear the brunt of suffering in seemingly endless war.
Posted: April 13, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. US$100 million research and engineering program to develop 100 million mph mission to the stars within a generation.
Posted: April 12, 2016
UAE. Findings from 8th Annual ASDA'A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey released; Safety, security and economic opportunity cited as main reasons; UAE also seen as best place in which to start a business.
Posted: April 4, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. While Palmyra may hold great significance to the world, the final decision should belong to those who cared for it, managed it, fought for it, and protected it for generations: the Syrian people.
Posted: March 31, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Common misconceptions that men are more likely than women to want to work abroad have created barriers to the development of women in financial services and to the growth of the industry, says a new PwC report.
Posted: March 19, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. While the deal could help reduce the number of migrants arriving in Europe, questions remain about the signatories' ability and commitment to fully enforce it.
Posted: March 18, 2016
UAE. The airline is one of the signatories to the Declaration of the United for Wildlife International Taskforce on the Transportation of Illegal Wildlife Products signed at Buckingham Palace.
Posted: March 17, 2016
UAE. The exhibition is the final stage of the annual and most significant arts prize held in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia.
Posted: March 14, 2016
UAE. The prize was set up to recognize one exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession as well as to shine a spotlight on the important role teachers play in society.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 26, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Connectivity will allow home care robots to interface with smart home ecosystems.
date:Posted: May 26, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. In-app transactions improve customer experience and drive spending.
date:Posted: May 26, 2016
UAE. The 85% rally since Brent hit a 12-years low in Jan was supported by multiple factors, mainly oil disruption from major exporters and production cut back by U.S. shale.
INTERNATIONAL. "It's going to come to a point where there is just going to be no real economical benefit to any kind of production staying at any kind of level in those countries. And once they come off, that's going to obviously support oil prices."
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