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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: October 26, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. How else to find new answers, if not by involving diverse people? And if diverse people were not around, how could a company that thrived on innovation survive?
Posted: October 25, 2016
UAE. Demographic and social change, shift in global economic power, rapid urbanisation, climate change and resource scarcity, and technological breakthroughs to dictate and shape the future of the region.
Posted: October 25, 2016
UAE. The humanitarian organisation was having difficulty on oversite and control of their vehicles.
Posted: October 23, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. As the operation to retake Mosul from ISIL continues, civilians are fleeing from the city by the hundreds, further stressing the already tenuous humanitarian situation in northern Iraq.
Posted: October 18, 2016
UAE. Written in Arabic and English to aid blind or visually impaired tourists and residents.
Posted: October 15, 2016
QATAR. Located in City Centre Doha, the refurbished club is among the 2 clubs in Qatar and boasts of superior fitness solutions and state-of-art fitness equipment.
Posted: October 14, 2016
UAE. Renowned photographers Dany Eid and Daniel Cheong to conduct workshops.
Posted: September 29, 2016
UAE. Dr Ahmed Samerai: "I encourage business leaders to find the time to make a real difference."
Posted: September 29, 2016
UAE. Meera Kaul Foundation appoints a jury panel to evaluate the nominations; Last day to receive nominations is September 30.
Posted: September 21, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The male adult-only program is aimed at encouraging members to develop their swimming skills as well as help them go further in achieving their fitness goals.
Posted: September 21, 2016
LEBANON. "The award reflects the Photo London ethos in its dedication to innovative photography, support of emerging artists and sense of discovery."
Posted: September 20, 2016
UAE. 40% of MENA respondents list their financial situation as their number one stress-inducing factor, according to new Bayt.com poll.
Posted: September 17, 2016
UAE. According to a new YouGov survey, 91% of UAE residents are aware of the location-based reality game Pokémon GO, but will Pokémon fever catch on in the Emirates?
Posted: September 15, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Jost Thöne, Stradivari expert and co-owner of VIOLIN ASSETS, offers input on this subject. The company makes high-quality historical and modern string instruments accessible as investments.
Posted: September 8, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Deloitte's Sports Business Group: New Premier League summer transfer window spending record, as clubs exceed 1 billion pounds; New record fee paid for a player by an English club.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 10, 2016
UAE. Fintech innovations could add 150 million new Islamic banking customers by 2021, says EY; The GCC region's share of participation banking increased to 72%; Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Malaysia are the three largest participation banking markets, in terms of assets.
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.
UAE. Fintech innovations could add 150 million new Islamic banking customers by 2021, says EY; The GCC region's share of participation banking increased to 72%; Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Malaysia are the three largest participation banking markets, in terms of assets.
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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