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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: December 9, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. High abandonment rates ( 29% for smartwatches, 30% for fitness trackers) indicate the need for more compelling value propositions to drive greater adoption.
Posted: December 8, 2016
UAE. The Premier Inn Dubai Ibn Battuta Mall hotel has paired up The Mothership, an award-winning parenting website which offers a very honest take on living, working and parenting in Dubai.
Posted: December 8, 2016
UAE. Accepting the award on behalf of Ms Gates was Hassan Al-Damluji, Head of Middle East Relations, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Posted: December 1, 2016
UAE. Singer launches weekly Breakfast and Sunset Jazz to celebrate season's festivities.
Posted: December 1, 2016
GAZA. Companies inaugurate new US$20 million bottling plant in Gaza; announce US$1.3 million investment in community programs focused on water access and youth employment.
Posted: November 30, 2016
KUWAIT. Award-winning spa launches new suite menu, ladies' membership, and ILA brand at Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa.
Posted: November 29, 2016
UAE. WOH! will premiere on 5th December and release on 9th December in theaters across Tunisia, and will become available to stream exclusively to ICFLIX subscribers globally after its theatrical release.
Posted: November 28, 2016
UAE. The showcase of One Blackfriars, an exclusive new London residential tower, saw a model of the luxury development featured alongside the unveiling of the Aston Martin AMRB001.
Posted: November 27, 2016
UAE. At 255m, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi helipad took exhilaration to new heights presenting a high tech simulation race with Triple World Champion Lewis Hamilton.
Posted: November 27, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. To introduce Puma Fragrances BodySprays, L'Oreal launches with Buzzman a digital campaign where Antoine Griezmann helps you being on top.
Posted: November 16, 2016
UAE. Sponsored by Merck and VOX Cinemas in association with the Red Crescent and UAE MS support Group in support of Multiple Sclerosis patients in the UAE.
Posted: October 31, 2016
UAE. Widely accepted as the most technologically advanced F1 circuit in the world, it is befitting that the final curtain call of the exciting 2016 F1 season takes place at the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on 27 November this year.
Posted: October 29, 2016
UAE. JumFit, a unique UAE-based web platform and app, aims to revolutionize corporate wellness services by powering them with Artificial Intelligence.
Posted: October 28, 2016
UAE. Stellar line up of speakers represented 15 countries from 4 continents; The event is a part of the flagship programme Women in STEM of the Meera Kaul Foundation.
Posted: October 27, 2016
UAE. Sweden's Joel Sjöholm, Dutchman Jurrian Van der Vaart and Monaco's Sandro Piaget master elevated mountain tee box.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. New research from Bain & Company and Red Hat indicates that many traditional companies are at an early stage in their digital journey; leaders stand out based on their use of advanced technologies, such as cloud computing, advanced analytics and modern app development.
date:Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. Insurers have been prompted to prepare for the effects that VAT and changes to international financial reporting standards (IFRS) will have on their industry as well as assessing the impact of new insurance regulations that came into effect earlier this year.
date:Posted: December 7, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Will this be the year when China exceeds growth expectations, Brexit turns into Bremain, the Mexican peso soars and Italian banks turn out to the best performing equity asset class?
UAE. Insurers have been prompted to prepare for the effects that VAT and changes to international financial reporting standards (IFRS) will have on their industry as well as assessing the impact of new insurance regulations that came into effect earlier this year.
INTERNATIONAL. This is part two of a recent conversation I had with students, faculty, and alumni at New York University, where I had the opportunity to answer some questions concerning the turmoil in the Middle East and America's role in the world.
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