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Posted: 03-12-2008
UAE. Liverpool Football Club Captain Steven Gerrard joined forces with ‘Team Azizi’ last night at a VIP launch event for the Dubai-based developer Azizi Investments at London’s Dorchester Hotel. Gerrard gave his seal of approval to his signature tower - the Azizi Crystal at The Palm Jebel Ali - at the launch, which was attended by a host of VIP investors as well as guest speakers from CNN and Bloomberg. Within minutes of launch, the developer said it had achieved sales of more than AED150 million, dramatically bucking overall market trends and indicating continued interest in the
Posted: November 26, 2014
UAE. Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government and SAP kick-start Innovation Days Series with "Ideation to Innovation" event.
Posted: November 26, 2014
BAHRAIN. "Startup Weekend" took place at Rukn ICT Incubator in Manama; The event was a showcase of over 60 aspiring entrepreneurs in Bahrain.
Posted: November 26, 2014
UAE. The tool allows both investor and occupier clients to make quick comparisons of rental, price and supply data across different asset classes.
Posted: November 26, 2014
UAE. HMH CEO Laurent A. Voivenel speaks on Dubai Beyond 2020 at Hospitality Expansion Middle East Summit; "If Dubai is to draw 20 million visitors annually by 2020 it will need to diversify its hospitality offering."
Posted: November 26, 2014
UAE. The airport continues to invest in better its services and connectivity to attract more traffic; The newly renovated Al Reem Lounge was unveiled in late October.
Posted: November 25, 2014
UAE. Ericsson's 2014 Networked Society City Index ranks cities by ICT maturity; Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Muscat are amongst nine cities that have been added to the 2014 edition.
Posted: November 25, 2014
UAE. EC Harris provided project management including health and safety services and cost management across all 20 screen cinemas for Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas.
Posted: November 25, 2014
UAE. First-of-its-kind campus to be set up within Dubai Investments Park.
Posted: November 25, 2014
UAE. Quick-service favourite commended for convenience, speed, and accessibility
Posted: November 25, 2014
UAE. Shearer brings 25 years of experience in advertising to his new role and will be based in Memac Ogilvy's Dubai, UAE office.
Posted: November 25, 2014
OMAN. The report showed that Oman has improved its "access to sound money" while also recording an increase in the "regulation of business, credit and labor".
Posted: November 25, 2014
UAE. The committee will organise formal and informal events to reinforce interactions and learning between ICAEW's registered chartered accountancy students across the Middle East.
Posted: November 25, 2014
QATAR. Global management consultancy opens new office in response to growing Qatari economy and increased demand from local clients.
Posted: November 24, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. Western region produces 50% of Kingdom's petrochemical and plastic products; Saudi Plastics and Petrochem 2015 trade fair offers platform to showcase latest technologies, products and services.
Posted: November 24, 2014
UAE. Channel survey shows complexity and bandwidth to be the top customer challenges, with virtualisation the top customer trend.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: November 26, 2014
UAE. "In the final months of 2014, we expect further increases in occupancy rates, with the pleasant weather attracting more tourists, alongside the seasonal increase in events and conferences."
date:Posted: November 25, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. In the end, it is unlikely that the territorial Islamic State can survive. The truth is that Turkey, Iran and Saudi Arabia are all waiting for the U.S. to solve the problem with air power and a few ground forces. These actions will not destroy IS, but they will break the group's territorial coherence.
date:Posted: November 25, 2014
BAHRAIN. The "increasingly deregulated and competitive economic environment is facilitating rapid growth in business development within the private sector."
UAE. Hosting political expert and author of "End of History", Francis Fukuyama, who will talk about the political state of the world and the most prominent powers in the geopolitical landscape at present, in addition to highlighting major political trends for 2015.
INTERNATIONAL. In this excerpt from Greenspan's appearance at the New Orleans Investment Conference, The Gold Report delves into the role of gold versus fiat currency, why central banks own so much gold if it is truly "a barbarous relic," and the reason China is buying so much gold today.
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