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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: December 15, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Jaguar Land Rover confirms its electric future with entry for Jaguar into the innovative FIA Formula E Championship; Formula E to provide a real world performance test bed for future Jaguar Land Rover technology.
Posted: December 9, 2015
UAE. OMD explores UAE residents' sentiments about the future; Research study delves into Emiratis and expatriates' views on happiness, lifestyles, technology, values, financial priorities, health, work-life balance, entrepreneurship and purchasing decision influencers.
Posted: December 4, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The sale was led by Egyptian artist Mahmoud Mokhtar's sculpture, On the Banks of the Nile (Nahw Ma'a ElNil), which sold for 317,000 pounds.
Posted: December 3, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The aim is to employ the UAE's financial muscle to project the state as a major military, political and diplomatic power to shape politics and policies far beyond its borders.
Posted: December 2, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. "Witchweed" infestations cause enormous yield losses each year; Research aims to enhance food security for millions in Africa.
Posted: December 1, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Qatar's failure to enact wide-ranging reforms heightens the risk of its hosting rights being called into question against a backdrop of legal investigations into the integrity of its bid.
Posted: November 30, 2015
UAE. GPCA presents new book covering how the GCC has become a global petrochemical hub.
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 compareit4me.com 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.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: February 8, 2016
UAE. KPMG's inaugural "Variables for Sustained Growth" (VSG) Index tracks some of the most important factors that support economic performance in 181 countries; UAE ranks 24 based on metrics including infrastructure development, education and strength of public institutions.
date:Posted: February 8, 2016
UAE. On a city wide basis, capital appreciation since 2009 has been a mere 16%, whereas the total returns including rent during the same period have been close to 70%.
date:Posted: February 7, 2016
UAE. The markets are looking for help as the US economy joins the pack with weaker than expected growth; Dollar weakness provides relief for Asia.
UAE. KPMG's inaugural "Variables for Sustained Growth" (VSG) Index tracks some of the most important factors that support economic performance in 181 countries; UAE ranks 24 based on metrics including infrastructure development, education and strength of public institutions.
INTERNATIONAL. "It's going to come to a point where there is just going to be no real economical benefit to any kind of production staying at any kind of level in those countries. And once they come off, that's going to obviously support oil prices."
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