Business Life

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: October 29, 2015
EGYPT. Company prepares to participate in EGX Sustainability Conference; The awards recognize Qalaa's innovative investment approach that places environmental principles at its heart.
Posted: October 27, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Funds will help rapidly expand refugee support operations in Europe; Foundation has provided US$17.5 million over past two years to support Middle East refugees and internally displaced people.
Posted: October 20, 2015
UAE. Oman Insurance Company and Bupa Global launch online wellbeing assessment to help consumers have more access to information about their health and expert advice on improving their wellbeing.
Posted: October 20, 2015
UAE. Global middle class net worth doubled since 2000 to US$80.7 trillion, 32% of global wealth; China's middle class ranks the largest in the world with 109 million members.
Posted: October 18, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. FIFA while rejecting responsibility has said it was working with Qatari authorities to improve labour conditions in the Gulf state.
Posted: October 16, 2015
UAE. EIA 2016 enables entrants to develop innovative ideas in collaboration with Ericsson experts; cash prizes and career incentives also on offer.
Posted: October 16, 2015
UAE. The Venture is open to any for-profit start-up that creates both financial value and a positive impact on the lives of others. Closing date for online applications is 15th December 2015.
Posted: October 14, 2015
UAE. Findings of inaugural GCC-focused family business study revealed by Gulf Family Business Council and McKinsey & Company.
Posted: October 12, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Kofi Annan addressed the refugee crisis in Europe and its root causes.
Posted: October 12, 2015
SYRIA. When the country is rent by a conflict that has claimed more than 200,000 lives and forced millions to flee their homes, Syria's tightly-controlled national team remains on course to qualify for its first ever World Cup.
Posted: October 10, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Military involvement poses a serious danger to civilian lives and disrupts already strained aid efforts.
Posted: October 8, 2015
UAE. The ninth edition of the MIT Enterprise Forum Arab Startup Competition is launched; Fostering innovation, entrepreneurship and mentoring across the region; prize money exceeds US$150,000.
Posted: October 7, 2015
JORDAN. "This is a very worrying trend, showing how hard the situation is for many families in Syria's neighbouring countries," says the Country Director for the Norwegian Refugee Council in Jordan.
Posted: October 7, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Connected citizens become active partners in recovery and reconstruction, finds new report.
Posted: October 6, 2015
UAE. The Executive Council of Dubai announces the Dubai Inclusive Development Forum; "All the concerned authorities in Dubai are coming together to provide important and essential services for persons with disabilities."


date:Posted: November 26, 2015
UAE. Legal experts say move will influence oil major investment plans in Iran ahead of the lifting of sanctions; Lawmakers likely to be mindful of "missed opportunities" in Iraq and Lebanon.
date:Posted: November 25, 2015
UAE. EMAAR, Shell, and Emirates lead The LinkedIn InDemand list of the most sought-after employers in the region based on millions of interactions from members; Rather than relying on questionnaires, InDemand measures the actual behaviour of professionals as they explore their career journey.
date:Posted: November 24, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Commodities still under pressure; Oversupply in the oil market continues to be a concern; Gold consolidating as December rate hike now priced in.
UAE. -3.5% annual rate of change in values at the end of UAE. -3.5% annual rate of change in values at the end of Q3 2015; Rents stabilise with average rents across freehold areas down 3.2%; Transactions creep upwards; Affordability challenges remain.
INTERNATIONAL. Robotics is making this new area of medicine possible. Cary G. Vance, CEO of Hansen Medical Inc., tells The Life Sciences Report about disruptive advances in interventional radiology and Hansen's own revolutionary robotic catheters.
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