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Posted: 03-08-2011
QATAR. Despite the grim global economic landscape of the past few years, the number of construction sites in Qatar has increased steadily.  As the construction sector continues its seemingly unabated growth, companies are increasingly cognisant of the importance of implementing effective health and safety policies, particularly in respect of site safety.  Construction sites by their very nature tend to expose employees to heightened risks of accidental injury or even death, and the implementation and observation of effective policies are an integral part of mitigating those risks
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 4, 2019
UAE. Refinancing activity more than doubled in 2018; Sovereigns dominated the bond issuance landscape, accounting for 61.5%.
Posted: March 2, 2019
QATAR. New tax laws introduced to encourage transparency foreign inward investment into Qatar; Unification of domestic withholding tax rate will ease reporting burden.
Posted: February 25, 2019
UAE. Five IPOs in Q4 2018 and 17 IPOs in the GCC markets in 2018; US$2.2bn raised from IPOs in 2018 in the GCC compared to US$3.3bn in 2017; Saudi Arabia was the largest sovereign bond issuer in 2018, at a total of US$14.2bn.
Posted: February 12, 2019
QATAR. GAC Qatar's customs clearance expertise has earned it two titles in an awards ceremony organised by the General Authority of Customs, held in conjunction with International Customs Day.
Posted: January 22, 2019
QATAR. QNB's brand value grew to US$5.04 billion compared to US $4.2 billion in 2018, a 19% year-on-year increase; 61st place in the top 500 banking brands worldwide.
Posted: January 22, 2019
QATAR. Talented young minds introduce innovative solutions to global problems.
Posted: January 16, 2019
QATAR. Net Profit for the year ended 31 December 2018 reached QAR13.8 billion (US$3.8 billion), up by 5% compared to same period last year.
Posted: December 10, 2018
QATAR. The agreement grants QNB all exclusive marketing rights of Neymar Jr as a Brand Ambassador of all the Group' s marketing campaigns and advertising platforms in which he will appear across its major businesses.
Posted: December 3, 2018
QATAR. Partnership with leading nonprofit online learning platform grants global access to unique programs.
Posted: November 14, 2018
QATAR. The grand opening reflects the country's broader focus and commitment to transforming the provision of healthcare for the national population, as well as regional and international patients.
Posted: October 11, 2018
QATAR. Net Profit reached QAR10.8 billion (US$3.0 billion), up by 6% compared to same period last year, despite the impact of the Turkish Lira devaluation.
Posted: October 7, 2018
QATAR. The 2022 world cup will prove even more challenging for operators, with 5G networks, capacity demand will be higher and more intricate than ever.
Posted: September 27, 2018
QATAR. Self-Driving 5G connected Aerial Taxi, a large drone-like vehicle big enough to transport two people to a destination up to 20 minutes away with a 130 Km/h speed; Ooredoo 5G to play vital role in Qatar's Smart Cities.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: March 25, 2019
UAE. Nationality is seen as the biggest reason for discrimination; 69% have faced discrimination on the basis of their education.
date:Posted: March 25, 2019
UAE. Launching ahead of next week's Future Blockchain Summit in Dubai, PwC's latest study outlines approaches to enable the successful transition from proof of concept to full-scale implementation of blockchain technology.
date:Posted: March 22, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. "AI is going to revolutionize how program and portfolio management (PPM) leaders leverage technology to support their business goals. Right now, the tools available to them do not meet the requirements of digital business."
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