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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: June 19, 2014
UAE. Samba-loving football fans from Saudi Arabia and the UAE are the biggest GCC spenders.
Posted: June 13, 2014
UAE. Aims to learn about migratory journeys, whether the grass is greener on the other side and to establish what is now relevant to expats; Highlights revealed.
Posted: June 12, 2014
UAE. All 64 games will be transmitted live at 30,000 feet of the air carrier's long haul aircraft during the month long tournament.
Posted: June 11, 2014
UAE. The upcoming Football World Cup in Brazil is a fantastic example of how our consumption of both data and content is changing.
Posted: June 11, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Blatter blasted some of the criticism of Qatar's 2022 bid as racist, and attacked those he said were "plotting" to destroy FIFA. Those comments brought derision from some within UEFA.
Posted: June 9, 2014
UAE. After watching late night matches, one-third of all employees will go to work tired, one in ten will go to work late, and 3% will call in sick, reveals GulfTalent survey.
Posted: June 9, 2014
UAE. The largest increase this year was seen in the English Premier League, which grew revenues to US$3.8 billion; the "big five" leagues top the US$12 billion mark, according to the Sports Business group at Deloitte.
Posted: June 1, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Qatar strongly denied a British newspaper report that a former top Qatari football official paid more than US$5 million to win support for the its bid to host the 2022 World Cup.
Posted: May 30, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The book's popularity is not at all surprising when you consider its central premise. What is surprising, however, is that the absurd ideas contained in the book could captivate so many supposedly intelligent people.
Posted: May 29, 2014
UAE. It is human nature to want to help another who needs medical assistance, but in today's society, there is understandable concern that individuals who attempt to help another may be at risk of having a claim brought against them if that person suffers harm as a result of their intervention.
Posted: May 23, 2014
UAE. "Combining the phenomenal management team that created bubsboutique.com, with our existing team at BabySouk.com, will substantially accelerate our combined growth initiatives and extend our reach to significantly more parents throughout the MENA region much more rapidly."
Posted: May 21, 2014
UAE. Dubai features this year as the only Middle-Eastern city in PwC's Cities of Opportunity report; study looks at what makes cities function best.
Posted: May 12, 2014
UAE. Mercer's latest Worldwide Benefit and Employment Guidelines provide an important insight into normal retirement ages and requirements from countries around the globe.
Posted: May 12, 2014
UAE."They will sharply lift the growth rate in the region and create hundreds of thousands of new GCC jobs, but more needs to be done to co-ordinate these projects at a regional level and to share the knowledge the GCC will acquire in megaproject delivery."
Posted: May 7, 2014
UAE. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon calls on governments and business to take meaningful action to mitigate impact of climate change.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: September 2, 2014
UAE. The top ten most influential brands headquartered in the UAE based on engagement among LinkedIn's membership of 313 million professionals; Leading UAE airlines are the top two brands, Etihad Airways tops ranking.
date:Posted: September 2, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. U.S. strategic conception must evolve away from seeing these conflicts as distinct theaters into seeing them as different aspects of the same theater: the Black Sea.
date:Posted: September 1, 2014
UAE. The Middle East's top brands have grown by an average of 38%, according to The Brand Finance Middle East 50; This brings the total value of the top 50 above US$50 billion for the first time; Emirates holds the top spot and remains far ahead of the rest.
UAE. The top ten most influential brands headquartered in the UAE based on engagement among LinkedIn's membership of 313 million professionals; Leading UAE airlines are the top two brands, Etihad Airways tops ranking.
INTERNATIONAL. I think one of the big fallacies in people's thinking about the Iraqi oil sector has been the focus on who's making money producing the oil. The bigger impact is on consumers.
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