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INTERNATIONAL. New York is famed as "the city that never sleeps" but London, reveals a new study, sleeps even less, as do over 30 other cities worldwide. None sleepless than Cairo, the strife-torn capital of Egypt, which is today named the "world's most 24-hour" city by a study of the world's most round-the-clock metropolises. But New York ranks a humiliating 32nd, behind London (17th), Paris (18th), Rome (27th) and an embarrassingly long list of other cities. The first global ranking of the world's "most 24-hour" - or most nocturnal - cities, comes from analysing 120 million online chat
Posted: June 26, 2019
UAE. Positive price movement demonstrates success of UAE's diversification drive; Dubai (21), Abu Dhabi (33) and Riyadh (35) rank among the most expensive cities for expatriates in the Middle East.
Posted: June 25, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. The number of women stating this as the reason for not driving has increased since the last year, finds YouGov.
Posted: June 25, 2019
UAE. The idea merges Barcelona's industrial heritage with a renewed symbol of Egypt's Pharaonic era to create a large Mediterranean university that would allow the continuous transfer of information and knowledge.
Posted: June 24, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. Firm welcomes 24 Saudi females to the first fully female team in its Assurance Centre of Excellence in Al-Khobar.
Posted: June 21, 2019
PARIS. The Billion Dollar Fund for Women secures US$1 billion in pledges, only eight months after its launch, tackling the gender funding gap.
Posted: June 20, 2019
UAE. Part ideation contest, part solutions hackathon, the contest focuses on the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.
Posted: June 20, 2019
UAE. Integrated healthcare platform launches its new fitness revolution centre in Dubai.
Posted: June 14, 2019
UAE. In its seventeenth edition, ADIHEX is considered to be the most popular exhibition of hunting, equestrian and heritage conservation.
Posted: June 12, 2019
UAE. Successful piloting of the Accessible Digital Textbook to enable all children including those with disabilities to access quality digital content.
Posted: June 12, 2019
UAE. As part of its first action as a member, the FSRA welcomes and supports the recommendations made in a report, “A call for action Climate change as a source of financial risk."
Posted: June 11, 2019
UAE. Private equity firm's venture in growing "extra care" market revives story of English market town's hat-making heyday.
Posted: June 8, 2019
UAE. Bank's Keep the Creek Clean initiative clears more than 5,400kgs of waste from the ocean.
Posted: June 5, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. Quality and price remain top consumer concerns, creating a challenge for companies to deliver recycled and recyclable products at minimal additional cost.
Posted: June 5, 2019
JOHANNESBURG. The event aims to highlight the huge investment opportunity in Africa paving the way for a more sustainable future.
Posted: June 5, 2019
JOHANNESBURG. Dr Bahle Zondo had just walked into the home of a strategic partner towards the empowerment of emerging farmers and achieving food security in Africa.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: June 26, 2019
UAE. Positive price movement demonstrates success of UAE's diversification drive; Dubai (21), Abu Dhabi (33) and Riyadh (35) rank among the most expensive cities for expatriates in the Middle East.
date:Posted: June 25, 2019
UAE. There were a number of iconic deals completed in Q1 FY19 which include: Network International IPO, acquisition of Careem by Uber, Saudi Aramco bond listing and investment into ADNOC pipeline and refinery assets by international investors.
date:Posted: June 24, 2019
UAE. The latest edition of PwC's Middle East Economy Watch looks at the recent oil price rebound and its mixed impact on regional economies.