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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 3, 2015
QATAR. Qatar's stock index tumbled 2.8% to a six-week low in early trade on Wednesday after Sepp Blatter unexpectedly resigned as president of soccer's world governing body FIFA.
Posted: June 2, 2015
UAE. "The demands from work and personal life have never been greater in the GCC; It's what we call the "Double Crunch" a stage where many people are starting families and first general management jobs at the same time. Their roles demand a different set of skills."
Posted: June 1, 2015
UAE. MENA female participation rates in the workplace stand at 25% compared to 50% globally; Group of Crescent Enterprises employees will offer mentorship to women entrepreneurs.
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.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. We are looking at the increased prospects of the divergence in economic sentiment between the U.S. and everywhere else returning as a dominant theme in market sentiment again.
date:Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. New report by Citi and Nielsen reveals key attitudes and trends towards wealth management; Arriving HNWI: Respondents are more focused on making planned investments; Upgrading HNWI: Respondents are pragmatic and less risk averse.
date:Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. To preserve economic and social stability and continue with development plans, MENA governments are considering tax measures to broaden their revenue base and increase tax yields.
UAE. New report by Citi and Nielsen reveals key attitudes and trends towards wealth management; Arriving HNWI: Respondents are more focused on making planned investments; Upgrading HNWI: Respondents are pragmatic and less risk averse.
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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