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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 28, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The corruption scandal engulfing world soccer's governing body drew warnings from major sponsors and criticism from senior Western politicians.
Posted: May 26, 2015
UAE. New signing brings authentic sports memorabilia to the UAE, with exclusive rights for FIFA World Cup, UEFA Champions League, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Posted: May 21, 2015
UAE. New study conducted by YouGov and commissioned by the social enterprise C3 reveals the impact of CSR programs on UAE residents; Around three-quarters of residents are more likely to purchase from companies that actively contribute to the community.
Posted: May 18, 2015
UAE. Ties up with Dubai Cares and support partners to adopt a primary school in Western Nepal.
Posted: May 4, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Eden Hazard scored the only goal as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace at a festive, sun-soaked Stamford Bridge to claim their first Premier League title since 2010.
Posted: April 29, 2015
UAE. United Nations, Non-Governmental, Government and private sector organisations convene in Dubai for Humanitarian ICT Week.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. The Dubai Chamber CSR Label has been designed to provide a diagnostic framework, learning and development tool that will help to refine and improve CSR strategy, policies and practices in the UAE.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. Family Business Network GCC releases a legal white paper assessing succession planning legal vehicles available for GCC family businesses.
Posted: April 26, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Rescuers dug with their bare hands and bodies piled up in Nepal after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu Valley and triggered a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest.
Posted: April 25, 2015
UAE. "Arab cinema industry must get more commercial and international," says Mohamed Hefzy, the award winning Egyptian producer and director; More investment is needed in Arab entertainment sector to enable the players to raise the bar, according to Fortress Capital Investments.
Posted: April 24, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. US$800,000 grant for the International Medical Corps will be used to fund the distribution of trauma kits, medications, medical consumables and food supplements to these facilities in Yemen.
Posted: April 23, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Kevin Ceccon, Italian Champion is now set to inspire KBW companies on the race tracks.
Posted: April 20, 2015
UAE. An overriding 64% of employees in the UAE rate flexible working hours, provided by employers based on personal circumstances, as good or very good.
Posted: April 18, 2015
UAE. "Women's Careers in the GCC - The CEO Agenda" is culmination of in-depth survey of over 600 businesswomen across the GCC Region; Research makes five key recommendations to boost the number of women in the workplace.
Posted: April 8, 2015
UAE. Patented wearable technology with sensors throughout the glove brings digital training to golf; No App needed; Easy to use, based on feedback from international PGA professionals.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

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.
date:Posted: July 1, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Many Chinese business become successful innovators in the domestic market first and then go global, while others expand globally first and then invest in innovation.
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.
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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