Politics & Economics

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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: October 30, 2017
UAE. Total FDI inflows into India reached US$498.9 billion in 17 years , says the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) as the two-day India-UAE Partnership Summit kicks off in Dubai.
Posted: October 30, 2017
UAE. Oxford Business Group's team meets with the chairman of the emirate's Department of Civil Aviation, as part of their research for The Report: Sharjah 2018.
Posted: October 28, 2017
UAE. The findings of the Index, which covered 131 countries, will be revealed during the Knowledge Summit in Dubai this November.
Posted: October 26, 2017
UAE. The FT Business Regulation Forum brought together regulators, policy makers and senior industry leaders to discuss the role of regulatory policy as a driver for development, business innovation and inclusive growth in the Gulf Region.
Posted: October 26, 2017
GENEVA. Promoting a unified market for Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal region (BBIN), new study highlights the benefits of a multi-lateral transit system on trade across the region.
Posted: October 26, 2017
UAE. 151 PPP projects worth an estimated US$185 billion are currently planned or underway in the region; Governments increasingly turning to PPP schemes to minimise the strain on public finances.
Posted: October 25, 2017
UAE. The India-UAE Partnership Summit is being held in Dubai from October 30-31, 2017; UAE announces US$1 billion investment in India's infrastructure fund.
Posted: October 19, 2017
UAE. Contractors and developers are racing against time to complete some of the major infrastructure and mixed-use projects for Expo 2020; These projects will create 500,000 new employment over the next 8 years.
Posted: October 13, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. 44 of the world's cities ranked according to their "magnetism" in The Mori Memorial Foundation's GPCI 2017; Dubai featured for the first time with strong ratings for corporate tax rates, ranking No.11 in that category.
Posted: October 13, 2017
UAE. "Future Live" pavilion at GITEX 2017 showcased innovative smart services that tap cutting-edge Fourth-Industrial-Revolution technologies - from AI and the IoT to VR and AR.
Posted: October 12, 2017
UAE. This Smart and Safe City programme aims to reduce the cost of inspecting buildings and provide central monitoring of fire and life safety events for over 150,000 buildings across the UAE.
Posted: October 12, 2017
UAE. Partnership will share expertise, research and resources to serve UAE and Saudi markets
Posted: October 11, 2017
UAE. Strategic cooperation to leverage Cisco's expertise to deliver effective, technology-enabled safety and security and facilitate the management of the UAE's capital.
Posted: October 11, 2017
UAE. 2017 shows signs of improvement on 2016, but less than anticipated due to the oil market; Deficits could be larger than anticipated, likely prompting additional borrowing; Momentum building in key parts of the regional economy, though potential headwinds from further fiscal tightening and political climate.
Posted: October 8, 2017
UAE. DFA, a unique Government-supported accelerator program, an initiative of the Dubai Future Foundation, received over a 1,000 applications for this cohort.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: November 18, 2017
UAE. ICA Conference in Dubai to address the importance of GCC sovereign wealth funds and the sharing economy; Leading analyst calls for a "Mini Marshall Plan" to help the Middle East push up economic growth and reduce dependency on commodities.
date:Posted: November 18, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Findings from the Global Youth Survey, undertaken by Populus on behalf of the Misk Foundation, revealed that more than half fear that are not sufficiently tech-savvy to access the opportunities that will arise from the rush of technological progress.
date:Posted: November 17, 2017
UAE. Heightened fulfillment requirements transform expectations as two-thirds of shoppers prefer next-or same-day delivery.
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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