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Posted: 09-08-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Classical political economists like Adam Smith or David Ricardo never used the term “economy” by itself. They always used the term “political economy.” For classical economists, it was impossible to understand politics without economics or economics without politics. The two fields are certainly different but they are also intimately linked. The use of the term “economy” by itself did not begin until the late 19th century. Smith understood that while an efficient market would emerge from individual choices, those choices were framed by the political system in whi
Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. A new report published by JLL for The Hotel Show Dubai 2015 reveals that the Abu Dhabi hotel industry is experiencing positive growth; 2,300 rooms are set to enter the market by the end of 2015 alone.
Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. Revenues increase to AED967 million (US$263.5 million); E-commerce remains significant driver of growth; CEO Hussein Hachem: "We continue to invest in our future."
Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. Fleet of buggies in Dubai and Sharjah carry patients and visitors from the car park to their hospital appointments or reception.
Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. Kaspersky Internet Security has received AV-Comparatives' highest Advanced+ award following the results of a study which included a series of tests designed to evaluate the impact security software has on a PC's performance.
Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. RMM is a proactive approach to remotely monitor and manage a company's IT infrastructure on a 24/7 basis.
Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. The Ministry will work in cooperation with relevant authorities across the UAE to tighten control over the market and prevent any attempt to exploit the introduction of new fuel prices on 1 August.
Posted: July 29, 2015
IRAN. According to a report published by the Iranian media, citizens of Turkey, Lebanon, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Bolivia, Egypt and Syria can travel to Iran without visa.
Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. "The proposed introduction of an Insolvency Law can only be a good thing, as it has the potential to strengthen business confidence and boost inward investment into the region."
Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. Diesel price lowered from AED 2.90 to AED 2.05 per liter; AED 2.14 new price of gasoline (95 octane) per liter; New prices effective from August 1, 2015.
Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. Residential and hotels see further softening while retail and office sectors remain stable in a quiet second quarter, according to JLL's latest Dubai Real Estate Market Overview report.
Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. Average commercial rental levels remained steady; Steady conditions prevail despite persistent concerns over impact of lower oil prices, according to the latest report by real estate firm CBRE.
Posted: July 29, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. There's red ink everywhere this week as commodities crash to levels unseen in 13 years, spooked by fears of a US rate hike and a Chinese economic slowdown.
Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. Gartner defines Consulting as Business and IT Consulting and includes revenue from Deloitte Consulting practices and advisory businesses globally.
Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. People and organizations can do great things with Microsoft Edge, Xbox App, new Office Universal apps and more.
Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. Providing seamless protection in today's changing threat environment

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. "The proposed introduction of an Insolvency Law can only be a good thing, as it has the potential to strengthen business confidence and boost inward investment into the region."
date:Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. Investment values in Egypt increased in 2014; UAE, Lebanon, Jordan and Morocco continue to be active in venture capital investments, according to the latest "MENA Private Equity & Venture Capital" report.
date:Posted: July 28, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Study by Glowork highlights women's perceptions before graduation, shows regional differences within the Kingdom, and the need to develop part time jobs and internship programs.
UAE. Investment values in Egypt increased in 2014; UAE, Lebanon, Jordan and Morocco continue to be active in venture capital investments, according to the latest "MENA Private Equity & Venture Capital" report.
UAE. The Middle East has a unique set of challenges and opportunities with regard to creating large, mixed-use developments; In this interview, Louise Adams, Aurecon's former Country Manager UAE, describes the importance of investing in master planning and some of the current opportunities and trends within this region.
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