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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: June 24, 2015
UAE. 96 total projects and 36,523 rooms in the pipeline; activity is now at an all-time high with the new rooms to be added to the existing 65,000 as currently available in 2015, set to bring the total to over 100,000 by 2020.
Posted: June 24, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Global-scale hydrogen production site in Yanbu Industrial City; Investment of more than 350 million euros represents both the largest industrial investment and largest "over the fence" hydrogen contract of the Group.
Posted: June 24, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. McNerney remains board chairman; Muilenburg joins board; Conner continues as vice chairman; timeline to aid smooth transition.
Posted: June 23, 2015
UAE. Integrc's team of consultants, based in the Netherlands, UK, India and the UAE, specialise in the full lifecycle of GRC consultancy and support services, audit, strategy and planning, implementation, operational control and fully managed services.
Posted: June 23, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. JLL and Jeddah Chamber of Commerce sign Memorandum of Understanding to collect and share data on the retail sector in Jeddah.
Posted: June 23, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. David Cruickshank, formerly Deloitte UK Chairman, has been appointed as the new Deloitte Global Chairman of the Board. He succeeds Steve Almond, who recently retired after serving as Chairman for the past four years.
Posted: June 23, 2015
UAE. Appointment of Dharmesh Bhatia as Commodities Manager underscores the firm's commitment to expanding its commodities business.
Posted: June 23, 2015
UAE. Cyber security tops agenda at Middle East event as IT sector experiences year-on-year growth of 8% against backdrop of increased advanced persistent threats (APTs).
Posted: June 23, 2015
LEBANON. Allows Lebanese companies to base themselves at home but visit London to tap into UK expertise and mentoring, develop partnerships, and break into new markets.
Posted: June 23, 2015
QATAR. Standard & Poor's Ratings Services affirms the rating based on their annual review of Industries Qatar's current and future financial and operational performance.
Posted: June 23, 2015
UAE. Non-Muslim expatriates have ability to register English language wills that allow their Dubai assets to be transferred upon death according to their wishes.
Posted: June 23, 2015
UAE. Impartial professional advice now underscored by transparent presentation of financial propositions as Dubai based financial consultancy group launches new insurance consultancy.
Posted: June 23, 2015
UAE. Trussbridge arranges and participates in its first investment in the consumer food sector in North America; La Maison Cannelle is a leading artisanal Gluten-Free food products manufacturer based in Quebec.
Posted: June 22, 2015
UAE. After years of posting successive gains, the Middle East and Africa (MEA) tablet market recorded its first ever year-on-year decline in Q1 2015, with shipments to the region declining 5.8% to 3.83 million units.
Posted: June 22, 2015
UAE. Aster DM Healthcare hosts International Orthopaedic meet in Dubai, focusing on the next evolution in the field of orthopedics.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. AQR Asset Management Institute hosts inaugural debate on monetary policy impact on global markets; 64% of delegates felt that Quantitative Easing is highly likely to create an asset price bubble - where prices become disconnected from reality.
date:Posted: July 1, 2015
UAE. 53% of employers rank lack of work experience as affecting nationals' employability, with only 30% of GCC students having taken any work experience; According to employers, communication skills (36%) and required skills and qualifications (22%) are further challenges to retention in the private sector.
date:Posted: July 1, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Many Chinese business become successful innovators in the domestic market first and then go global, while others expand globally first and then invest in innovation.
UAE. AQR Asset Management Institute hosts inaugural debate on monetary policy impact on global markets; 64% of delegates felt that Quantitative Easing is highly likely to create an asset price bubble - where prices become disconnected from reality.
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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