Business Life

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: November 27, 2015
UAE. Pressure has been felt on revenue for Dubai City Spas owing to the increase in walk-in guests -typically local residents - as opposed to in-house guests, according to Colliers International's Dubai Spa Benchmark Report.
Posted: November 24, 2015
UAE. 45% of those surveyed by admitted they found their debt stressful; credit cards top the list (57.2%), followed by personal loans (45.3%).
Posted: November 20, 2015
UAE. Deloitte report reveals the golf industry's contribution to Dubai's sports industry; Golf accounts for a quarter of total sports expenditure and contributes 30% to sport's total economic impact in Dubai.
Posted: November 20, 2015
UAE. Award in recognition of Habayeb's outstanding leadership in improving the lives of people in the region and for serving as an inspiration for Arab professionals to excel in their careers.
Posted: November 16, 2015
JORDAN. Jawabkom, dream analyzing tool, connects over 6 million registered Arabic-speakers; reveals Arab countries' political, social and economic realities affecting their nationals' dreams.
Posted: November 13, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Jeddah hosts Saudi International Sport & Fitness Exhibition in November.
Posted: November 12, 2015
UAE. Goal to increase women's representation at Board level across the GCC; A focus on the compelling economic and business case for gender balance; Support GCC public and private organisations to increase leadership participation by women.
Posted: November 11, 2015
QATAR. Conditions for workers on World Cup-related projects rather than broader infrastructure projects have improved dramatically as a result of workers' standards adopted by several Qatari institutions.
Posted: November 11, 2015
BAHRAIN. The project will consist of a series of "art pods" that can be leased by individual Bahraini artists as studio space, individual galleries or shops.
Posted: November 7, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Khaldoon Al-Mubarak has warned the UK that his country would block multi-billion dollar arms deals, halt investment in Britain and suspend intelligence cooperation.
Posted: November 7, 2015
IRAQ. UNICEF supports efforts to protect children and communities against the disease.
Posted: November 6, 2015
UAE. Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor Foundation aims to promote peace and prosperity around the world, and improve the lives of people in the UAE and abroad.
Posted: November 5, 2015
UAE. Carmudi has delved into Bond's past to tally up his cars and find out which brands have made it to the top. Predictably, at the top of the list is the brand that has managed to make its name synonymous to James Bond. The secret agent has had 4 different Aston Martins in his lifetime.
Posted: November 4, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Sheikh Salman's suitability for the FIFA presidency remains in doubt as long as he fails to provide fulsome answers, in addition to his track record at the AFC of secrecy.
Posted: October 30, 2015
UAE. "It is important to preserve heritage sites as they serve as a source of inspiration for innovators and pioneers to build the future."


date:Posted: November 29, 2015
UAE. Number of new Chinese businesses nearly doubled since 2010; UK leads Western Economies in growth of new startups, finds a new study by UHY.
date:Posted: November 28, 2015
UAE. Total passengers set to double to 7 billion by 2034; The UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia will all enjoy strong growth of 5.6%, 4.8%, and 4.6% respectively. The total regional market size will be 383 million passengers.
date:Posted: November 26, 2015
UAE. Legal experts say move will influence oil major investment plans in Iran ahead of the lifting of sanctions; Lawmakers likely to be mindful of "missed opportunities" in Iraq and Lebanon.
INTERNATIONAL. Robotics is making this new area of medicine possible. Cary G. Vance, CEO of Hansen Medical Inc., tells The Life Sciences Report about disruptive advances in interventional radiology and Hansen's own revolutionary robotic catheters.
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