Saudi Arabia

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Posted: 03-08-2011
SAUDI ARABIA. CB Richard Ellis released today the latest MarketView for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. OVERVIEWKing Abdullah’s recent pledge to spend 30% of the Kingdom’s annual economic output (approximately US$130 billion) on mass housing, job creation and training, unemployment benefits and a raft of other social and economic measures has been welcomed with great enthusiasm. However, as the supply and demand gap continues to widen in the housing sector, affordability remains the key deterrent for home ownership amongst Saudi nationals. Saudi Arabia has the largest re
Posted: May 29, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. The jihadist group claimed a suicide bombing on a Shiite mosque, the second attack on Shiite worshippers in the kingdom in a week.
Posted: May 27, 2015
UAE. The option is currently available on all Hotel, Holiday and Activity bookings to users based in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Riyadh and will soon be available in other cities in the Middle East.
Posted: May 26, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Under the US$$48 million three-year contract, Accenture will provide application development services to Mobily, encompassing end-to-end software development, delivery and implementation across Mobiliy's BSS platforms.
Posted: May 20, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. The seminar attracts 300 senior governance, risk and compliance professionals from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and beyond.
Posted: May 19, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. After extensive negotiations between AHAB and the Steering Committee, the Company will present an enhanced settlement proposal at a Claimants' meeting to be held in Dubai on June 2nd.
Posted: May 19, 2015
UAE. Malaysia & Saudi Arabia hold 69% of total funds under management; Sukuks & equities are the most preferred asset types for investors & asset managers.
Posted: May 19, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. "Saudi Arabia looks set to benefit from additional capital inflows, despite headwinds from lower oil prices."
Posted: May 19, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Center to to provide end-to-end services and skills for petroleum refinery and petrochemical companies in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries.
Posted: May 19, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. What we are seeing now are fundamental re-emerging realities: Europe is a highly fragmented collection of nation-states. China contains its centrifugal forces through a powerful and repressive government in Beijing. Russia is neither an equal of the U.S. nor a helpless cripple to be ignored or tutored. And the map of the Middle East, created by the Ottomans and the Europeans, has hidden underlying forces that are rearing their heads.
Posted: May 13, 2015
UAE. eDiscovery technology allows the electronic discovery of data to help companies and legal counsel find critical electronic evidence.
Posted: May 12, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Analysts and diplomats in the Middle East described King Salman's decision to skip the meeting at Camp David this week as a snub, despite denials from U.S. officials.
Posted: May 12, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Saudi Aramco is expanding in refining and petrochemicals and seeking to boost ties with Asia as part of its ambition to become both the world's largest oil and chemicals producer by the end of the decade.
Posted: May 11, 2015
UAE. This article briefly examines the current state of takaful regulation across the GCC whilst identifying two recent regulatory developments that will impact the takaful market.
Posted: May 11, 2015
UAE. 66% say their salary is lower than other companies in their industry, according to the latest Bayt.com and YouGov Salary Survey; A staggering 87% of UAE respondents have seen the cost of living rise in 2014, with 34% saying that it grew by more than 20%.
Posted: May 10, 2015
UAE. Annual technology forecast highlights 5 technology trends affecting tomorrow's digital businesses; pioneering enterprises see great potential to make a difference - and a profit - by operating as ecosystems, not just as individual corporate entities.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 29, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. SITA survey investigated the connection between passenger's use of technology and their emotions to discover how they feel at every point of the journey; Survey shows that technology is helping put enjoyment back into flying.
date:Posted: May 28, 2015
UAE. The recent close below 1.55 was a critical blow for the Pound/Dollar bulls, and the bears have continued to exploit each opportunity to increase selling pressure with the pair still looking technically vulnerable to further declines.
date:Posted: May 28, 2015
UAE. Low production costs for Middle East companies gives regional players significant competitive advantage in the low price segment of an oil "super cycle", according to the latest paper from global strategy and management consulting firm A.T. Kearney.
INTERNATIONAL. SITA survey investigated the connection between passenger's use of technology and their emotions to discover how they feel at every point of the journey; Survey shows that technology is helping put enjoyment back into flying.
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