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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 4, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Saxo Bank publishes its Q3 Outlook, warns of a false start to the Fed's rate hike cycle; a return to US$100+ oil is not expected for the foreseeable future and this should help the region to focus on attracting and building other sources of revenue.
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.
INTERNATIONAL. Saxo Bank publishes its Q3 Outlook, warns of a false start to the Fed's rate hike cycle; a return to US$100+ oil is not expected for the foreseeable future and this should help the region to focus on attracting and building other sources of revenue.
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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