INTERNATIONAL. Concerned about possible Israeli encroachment upon recently discovered offshore natural gas fields, Lebanon's Parliament has passed draft legislation demarcating its maritime borders with Israel. The 18-article law was drafted in the Parliament’s Public Works, Transport, Energy and Water Committee, headed by MP Mohammad Qabbani, The Daily Star reported. At issue are two massive offshore natural gas fields, Tamar and Leviathan, off Israel's northern city of Haifa, where initial prospecting estimates have concluded that the pair of sites between them could hold as much
Posted: September 21, 2016
LEBANON. "The award reflects the Photo London ethos in its dedication to innovative photography, support of emerging artists and sense of discovery."
Posted: September 20, 2016
LEBANON. The EuroMena Fund Management Team has raised US$ c.350 million to date from prominent investors, and has closed more than 20 investments and divestments.
Posted: September 15, 2016
LEBANON. MENA is fast-growing region for EdTech SaaS solution.
Posted: September 14, 2016
LEBANON. Held in partnership with Al-Makassed University in Beirut, V School's first 40-student "Coding Bootcamp" was completely sold out, with half of the students refugees from Syria.
Posted: September 9, 2016
LEBANON. Byblos Bank issued today the results of the Byblos Bank Real Estate Demand Index for the second quarter of 2016; Reduction of registration fees would stimulate demand in prevailing circumstances, Nassib Ghobril suggests.
Posted: September 5, 2016
UAE. Lebanon's Waterfront City Dbayeh to transform living and work styles.
Posted: September 1, 2016
LEBANON. The winners distinguished themselves by presenting a medium-term plan to efficiently develop The Makers Account.
Posted: August 29, 2016
UAE. Hospitality markets in Beirut and Cairo witnessed a positive increase, primarily due to the summer holiday where nationals living abroad return back to their home country for the holidays.
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 24, 2016
LEBANON. Changing the paradigm of the real estate sector Concept based on three pillars: Smart Environment, Smart Infrastructure, and Smart Living.
Posted: August 18, 2016
LEBANON. As part of the promotion, Mastercard cardholders can receive a travel ticket to Germany this summer when they redeem 25,000 Akram Program points/miles.
Posted: August 17, 2016
LEBANON. Consumers across Lebanon to benefit from merchants accepting contactless and mobile transactions at checkout.
Posted: August 17, 2016
UAE. Former British Ambassador to Lebanon to help develop digital diplomacy skills to prepare UAE diplomats for global challenges.
Posted: August 12, 2016
LEBANON. Bank announced a series of new features and improvements to its flagship Mobile Banking Application.
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.
date:Posted: March 23, 2017
UAE. New report discusses the growth prospects for private sector players across six focus sectors, including agriculture, the social sector (includes health & education), manufacturing, retail, financial services and connectivity (covering transport & communication).
date:Posted: March 22, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Aurecon's latest Just Imagine blog post by Continuous Improvement Leader, Darren Tan explains how authenticity will be the key differential in a futuristic and highly competitive market.