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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: July 26, 2017
UAE. The publication explores the efforts of 64 countries to promote boardroom diversity; Reveals 15% of all board seats are filled by women globally; Representation of women on boards remains very low across the region with women holding no more than 2% of board seats in the GCC region.
Posted: July 25, 2017
UAE. The number of active residential and commercial building projects exceeds 7,488 in June 2017, according to BNC Network.
Posted: July 25, 2017
UAE. New report shows that while more men use seed crowdfunding than women, women are more successful in reaching their finance goals; This is also true for the Middle East where women were also found to be more successful in achieving their finance targets (10% vs 6%).
Posted: July 24, 2017
UAE. Confidence is now at its lowest level since the second quarter of 2016, according to the latest edition of the Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS);The sharp fall in confidence mirrors the oil price.
Posted: July 24, 2017
UAE. Region emerges as one of the largest renewable energy markets in the world; New report from MEED analyses the rapidly growing renewable energy market in the Middle East and North Africa.
Posted: July 21, 2017
UAE. Countries ranked on Enterprise, Government, People and Civil Society capabilities; UAE most prepared among other countries in MENA.
Posted: July 20, 2017
LEBANON: "The overall decline in the level of household sentiment in the second quarter of 2017 was due to consumers' widespread disappointment by the misplaced priorities of the government."
Posted: July 19, 2017
UAE. A closer look into land prices and transactional volumes reveals the correlation strength increases substantially with a lag; A two-dimensional analysis reveals that when there is no lag the correlation is neutral, but however with a 6 month lag it increases to +0.45.
Posted: July 18, 2017
The findings also reveal that, while demand for cyber insurance is increasing, the majority of these losses are not currently insured, leaving an insurance gap of tens of billions of dollars.
Posted: July 14, 2017
UAE. European football market revenues exceeded US$27 billion in the 2015/16 season, according to Deloitte's Annual Review of Football Finance.
Posted: July 13, 2017
UAE. New survey from ACCA and Thomson Reuters has found that there is a significant lack of preparation and awareness among businesses in the region of how it will affect them.
Posted: July 13, 2017
UAE. 49% of respondents in the UAE believe there is a skills gap; Creative thinking, global mindset, and visual thinking are the most difficult skills to find.
Posted: July 12, 2017
UAE. Findings from researchers at INSEAD and Columbia Business School add to growing evidence that creativity is a skill that can be learned and enhanced.
Posted: July 11, 2017
UAE. Top GCC lenders were the main beneficiaries of the economic boom brought about by strengthened foreign reserves, regional deals, rise in customer deposits, as well as high credit demand.
Posted: July 11, 2017
UAE. Report unveils Dubai and Abu Dhabi property market performance in H1 2017; despite both sale and rental prices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi having experienced a small dip, the market still represents a rich ground for investors looking for strong returns.

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date:Posted: July 26, 2017
UAE. The publication explores the efforts of 64 countries to promote boardroom diversity; Reveals 15% of all board seats are filled by women globally; Representation of women on boards remains very low across the region with women holding no more than 2% of board seats in the GCC region.
date:Posted: July 25, 2017
UAE. The number of active residential and commercial building projects exceeds 7,488 in June 2017, according to BNC Network.
date:Posted: July 25, 2017
UAE. New report shows that while more men use seed crowdfunding than women, women are more successful in reaching their finance goals; This is also true for the Middle East where women were also found to be more successful in achieving their finance targets (10% vs 6%).
UAE. The publication explores the efforts of 64 countries to promote boardroom diversity; Reveals 15% of all board seats are filled by women globally; Representation of women on boards remains very low across the region with women holding no more than 2% of board seats in the GCC region.
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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