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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: April 4, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. While Palmyra may hold great significance to the world, the final decision should belong to those who cared for it, managed it, fought for it, and protected it for generations: the Syrian people.
Posted: March 31, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Common misconceptions that men are more likely than women to want to work abroad have created barriers to the development of women in financial services and to the growth of the industry, says a new PwC report.
Posted: March 19, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. While the deal could help reduce the number of migrants arriving in Europe, questions remain about the signatories' ability and commitment to fully enforce it.
Posted: March 18, 2016
UAE. The airline is one of the signatories to the Declaration of the United for Wildlife International Taskforce on the Transportation of Illegal Wildlife Products signed at Buckingham Palace.
Posted: March 17, 2016
UAE. The exhibition is the final stage of the annual and most significant arts prize held in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia.
Posted: March 14, 2016
UAE. The prize was set up to recognize one exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession as well as to shine a spotlight on the important role teachers play in society.
Posted: March 14, 2016
UAE. Expat women in UAE highest globally to say the financial side of life most important incentive for moving away from home country; Qatar offers expat women the best financial rewards, with 57% earning more and 73% saving more.
Posted: February 27, 2016
UAE. Each year, the program honors four talented, young, Arab female researchers for the quality of their research work, encouraging them to pursue a brilliant career in science in the GCC and Yemen.
Posted: February 27, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. University Hospitals Sports Medicine physicians recently published a review article in the January issue of the multi-disciplinary scientific journal "Sports Health," outlining the usage of wearable technology in sports.
Posted: February 23, 2016
UAE. Dubai has been ranked as the top Middle Eastern city for expatriate living; City placed 75th in the global rankings and number one in the Middle East and Africa region, while Abu Dhabi came in a close second, ranking 81st.
Posted: February 19, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Free verified certificates for courses offered on edX.org will be applicable toward on-campus degrees provided through Kiron's university campus partners.
Posted: February 11, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. A record 5,967 teams comprising over 16,500 entrepreneurs from 21 Arab countries enter competition; Winners ceremony to be held in Jeddah on 14 April, 2016.
Posted: February 1, 2016
UAE. US$500,000, two-year grant announced; This experiential learning program takes youth through the entire startup cycle of creating their own business during an academic year.
Posted: February 1, 2016
UAE. Real Madrid tops the list for the 11th year in a row, with Barcelona climbing to second, Manchester United falling one place to third and Paris Saint-Germain climbing one place to fourth; Nine Premier League clubs in the top 20, with revenues totalling US$3.6 billion.
Posted: January 29, 2016
OMAN. Qualifying Round of world's most famous sailing competition to take place from 27-28 Feb. in Oman.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: June 28, 2016
UAE. Acknowledged as a generational disruptive force, blockchain can protect and enable Smart City development and digital transaction systems; Plays important role in incubating regional start-ups ecosystem; Provides support for industries such as healthcare, transport, finance.
date:Posted: June 28, 2016
UAE. Private wealth in the UAE is projected to post a compound annual growth rate of 14.1% to reach almost $1 trillion in 2020; over the next five years, private wealth held by ultra-high-net-worth households in the Emirates is also expected to increase by a staggering 20%.
date:Posted: June 28, 2016
OMAN. Private wealth held by upper high-net-worth households in Oman is projected to increase by a healthy 8.8% over the next five years.
UAE. Speculators are being replaced by end users; Cooling prices are not a concern; Brits are the third largest group of investors outside the Middle East.
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