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Posted: 19-07-2011
JORDAN. Price stability continues across the Jordanian property sector, which is showing positive activity in both apartment and villa sales and leasing, according to Asteco Property Management’s Q2 2011 report. “Despite regional political conflict, Jordan has remained consistent economically. Government statistics indicate the property sector has played a substantial role in this ongoing stability, indicating a 42% increase in all property and land transactions over the quarter. Rental prices for two-bedroom apartments ranged from JOD3,000 and  JOD13,000 per annum, with three-bedro
Posted: October 31, 2016
UAE. Global shift in perception makes renewable energy the "new norm;" Five key components are driving the renewable energy sector with irreversible momentum, report finds; Regulatory environment helping to promote increased use of renewable energy sources.
Posted: October 26, 2016
JORDAN. Jordan engaged Deloitte to audit the National Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) program and help them obtain the WebTrust Seals.
Posted: October 4, 2016
LONDON. Whilst all Middle East countries have legal requirements for drivers to purchase motor insurance, regulation differs from country to country.
Posted: September 16, 2016
UAE. Dubai the most sustainable city in the Middle East, although no GCC city finishes in top half; Study indicates significant disparities across region and all cities struggle with environmental issues.
Posted: August 28, 2016
UAE. Entrepreneurs cite personal fulfillment, freedom to choose a work-life balance and the ability to be their own boss, according to Bayt.com and YouGov report.
Posted: August 27, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The ratings reflect JIIC's strong risk-adjusted capitalisation, improving technical performance and robust enterprise risk management.
Posted: August 25, 2016
UAE. World class property developments set to go head-to-head at Cityscape Awards for Emerging Markets.
Posted: August 23, 2016
UAE. InterContinental Hotels & Resorts' guide provides suggestions, tips and advice on how to plan the perfect vacation to celebrate special occasions.
Posted: August 10, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Event will bring together up to 3,000 attendees from around the world in Washington D.C.; The WMTC will also bring together hundreds of buyers of healthcare.
Posted: August 10, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. 54% of the working age population in MENA is unemployed with little prospect of any positive immediate change; A shift in focus towards giving young people employability skills is required.
Posted: July 29, 2016
JORDAN. Humanitarian access is still needed across Aleppo; Some 250,000 to 400,000 civilians remain in what was once Syria's largest city - not all of them want or are able to leave.
Posted: July 7, 2016
UAE. GCC hotels emerged as the highest performers in terms of occupancy in May 2016, with hotels in the UAE and Jeddah recording the highest May occupancy rates in the Middle East this year.
Posted: June 20, 2016
QATAR. eduTechnoz and Libraries Without Borders decided to work together after their representatives met within the framework of the WISE Accelerator.
Posted: May 20, 2016
JORDAN. Partnership will provide an innovative "off-grid" power and connectivity solution to improve the quality of education in the Zaatari Refugee camp in Jordan.
Posted: April 25, 2016
JORDAN. Aqaba was Averda's first city served in Jordan and, to date, more than 60,000 tons of waste have been collected and over 300 people employed, with half of these being Jordanian nationals.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. New research from Bain & Company and Red Hat indicates that many traditional companies are at an early stage in their digital journey; leaders stand out based on their use of advanced technologies, such as cloud computing, advanced analytics and modern app development.
date:Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. Insurers have been prompted to prepare for the effects that VAT and changes to international financial reporting standards (IFRS) will have on their industry as well as assessing the impact of new insurance regulations that came into effect earlier this year.
date:Posted: December 7, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Will this be the year when China exceeds growth expectations, Brexit turns into Bremain, the Mexican peso soars and Italian banks turn out to the best performing equity asset class?
UAE. Insurers have been prompted to prepare for the effects that VAT and changes to international financial reporting standards (IFRS) will have on their industry as well as assessing the impact of new insurance regulations that came into effect earlier this year.
INTERNATIONAL. This is part two of a recent conversation I had with students, faculty, and alumni at New York University, where I had the opportunity to answer some questions concerning the turmoil in the Middle East and America's role in the world.
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