Politics & Economics

Posted: 19-07-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Something extraordinary, albeit not unexpected, is happening in the Persian Gulf region. The United States, lacking a coherent strategy to deal with Iran and too distracted to develop one, is struggling to navigate Iraq’s fractious political landscape in search of a deal that would allow Washington to keep a meaningful military presence in the country beyond the end-of-2011 deadline stipulated by the current Status of Forces Agreement. At the same time, Saudi Arabia, dubious of U.S. capabilities and intentions toward Iran, appears to be inching reluctantly toward an accommod
Posted: March 19, 2019
UAE. Oxford Business Group launches 2019 publication on emirate's economy at Nasdaq Dubai MarketSite.
Posted: March 18, 2019
UAE. Respondents were more concerned about short-term macroeconomic risks; Executives strongly advocate for economic diversification; Respondents anticipate that advanced technologies (AI, robotics, IoT, blockchain) will be used across the region over the next three to five years.
Posted: March 18, 2019
UAE. Tool identifies five strategic initiatives to help the region improve its food security performance.
Posted: March 17, 2019
UAE. Mr Stephen Phillips will meet chiefs of conglomerates in a wide array of sectors, plus heads of government bodies as well as representatives of chamber of commerce.
Posted: March 15, 2019
QATAR. OBG representatives in Qatar interviewed Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani, as part of the research for The Report: Qatar 2019.
Posted: March 14, 2019
UAE. MoU signed between Dubai FDI and HKTDC to boost cooperation on Belt & Road Initiative; FDI capital inflow from Hong Kong from 2015 to 2018 reach US$75 million.
Posted: March 13, 2019
OMAN. Forthcoming report to shine a spotlight on fast-growing sectors of economy.
Posted: March 13, 2019
UAE. Since its establishment in 2006, the Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance has led the way to better corporate governance in the Middle East and Africa.
Posted: March 13, 2019
KPMG: Saudi Arabia on path to becoming a regional Fintech hub; SAMA's 'FintechSaudi' and the recent decision to set up 'Sandbox' regulatory environment will have a positive impact.
Posted: March 13, 2019
UAE. Mercer's 2019 Quality of Living survey identifies the highest ranked cities in terms of quality of living worldwide; Abu Dhabi and Dubai were ranked as the top 2 cities in the Middle East.
Posted: March 12, 2019
UAE. Regulations will help counter threat from black market, online sales of counterfeit electronic smoking devices says STA's Sunil Thacker.
Posted: March 11, 2019
UAE. Total business activity rose at the fastest rate in nine months, while new business increased at a pace above the 2018 average; Employment, however, fell at the fastest rate since the survey began in 2010.
Posted: March 9, 2019
LONDON. Discover go-to emerging markets using a data-driven approach for sustained growth.
Posted: March 7, 2019
BAHRAIN. Sarah Crompton-Donnelly will lead the global research and consultancy firm's Bahrain team; Forthcoming report on economy to analyse latest investment opportunities.
Posted: March 6, 2019
EGYPT. Egypt's non-oil private sector has got off to a weak start in 2019; PMI fell to a 17-month low of 48.2 in February, from 48.5 the previous month.


date:Posted: March 19, 2019
UAE. With traditional security models alone proving insufficient, Help AG is set to host its Security Spotlight Forum in the UAE this March to help enterprises understand and adopt the Zero-Trust approach.
date:Posted: March 19, 2019
UAE. Oxford Business Group launches 2019 publication on emirate's economy at Nasdaq Dubai MarketSite.
date:Posted: March 19, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. Fifty-two percent of Saudi CEOs also believe becoming a victim of a cyber-attack is now a case of "when" and not "if" for their organisation.