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UAE. Nada al Qassimi was the head of media and marketing at the Dubai Health Authority when the company hired to run the campaign on diabetes botched the job. Having seen too many companies, especially foreign ones, run bad campaigns because of the lack of understanding of the local culture, she decided to open her own company, Two 12, in the midst of the recession in March 2008, to provide better marketing and advertising services to organisations in the UAE. Over in Abu Dhabi, Ziad al Khaja and Abboud al Braiki of Visual Advertising created the city’s first roadside recycling bins that g
Posted: September 26, 2017
UAE. PwC's Academy, the education business of PwC, has partnered with Tolley, the global leader of practical tax training to deliver an internationally recognised VAT qualification.
Posted: September 26, 2017
UAE. Healthcare sector reports greatest number of security incidents in 2016 and 2017; Faceliker manipulates Facebook accounts to promote news, websites and advertisements.
Posted: September 24, 2017
UAE. In 2016, the MENAT countries together only reached a total PV capacity of 3.2 GW, but with an expected installed PV capacity of 32,5 GW by 2022 according to German research company Apricum.
Posted: September 23, 2017
UAE. FinTech Abu Dhabi taking place between 22 and 23 October 2017; promises to be an exciting exchange of new ideas, experience and business opportunities.
Posted: September 23, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. IEA; Banning Uber, and clamping down on the Gig Economy more generally, is a restriction upon freedom of choice.
Posted: September 22, 2017
UAE. It will enable FSA and FSRA to refer innovative FinTech businesses to each other for advice and support via FSA's FinTech Support Desk and FSRA's Regulatory Laboratory (RegLab).
Posted: September 21, 2017
UAE. The key factors driving adoption of digital solutions in the region are new business models (52%), need for faster innovation (47%) and customer demand (47%).
Posted: September 20, 2017
UAE. The latest BNC Network report shows 543 hospitality projects are active in the UAE - reflecting the vibrancy of the leisure, tourism and the entertainment sectors.
Posted: September 19, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The Future Investment Initiative (FII) will host global leaders, investors and innovators; FII will be a game-changing platform exploring the trends, opportunities and challenges that will shape the world economy and investment environment over the coming decades.
Posted: September 19, 2017
UAE. The merger between Blossom and Babilou MENA is expected to create the market leading platform in the UAE early years education space.
Posted: September 18, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. A new report by executive search firm Metin Mitchell & Co highlights the confidence that Saudi women feel about their working futures and what needs to be done to increase the number of women in the workplace.
Posted: September 17, 2017
UAE. 800 leading educators from 68 countries will convene in Abu Dhabi next month to discuss transformational, behavioural and technology trends in education.
Posted: September 16, 2017
UAE. UAE Leads the Nationality Ranking in the GCC; Henley & Partners-Kochenov Quality of Nationality Index (QNI) is the first global index to rank the Quality of Nationalities; Among the 195 nationalities listed in the index, UAE ranks (49th) place, Kuwait (72nd), Saudi Arabia (82nd), Oman (83rd), and Bahrain (84th).
Posted: September 15, 2017
UAE. First of its kind study in the MENA region reveals why we are emotionally drawn to certain destinations and environments; Visible everyday human activity, greenery, artistic features and bright colours found to be the most powerful drivers of emotional engagement.
Posted: September 14, 2017
UAE. Family offices, importers and exporters, and the TMT industry will be impacted by VAT in various ways, so the need to ensure they are prepared for when VAT is introduced from 1 January 2018 is clear.

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date:Posted: September 26, 2017
UAE. PwC's Academy, the education business of PwC, has partnered with Tolley, the global leader of practical tax training to deliver an internationally recognised VAT qualification.
date:Posted: September 26, 2017
UAE. Healthcare sector reports greatest number of security incidents in 2016 and 2017; Faceliker manipulates Facebook accounts to promote news, websites and advertisements.
date:Posted: September 23, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. IEA; Banning Uber, and clamping down on the Gig Economy more generally, is a restriction upon freedom of choice.
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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