Ubaidulla Neralakatte from India walks away with life-changing grand prize of a home in Dubai.
25 lucky participants, from Egypt, Kenya, Philippines and the Indian subcontinent, each win AED 10,000 in cash.
Dubai, 26 July 2017: The door to good fortune opened for 26 lucky participants as UAE Exchange, the leading global remittance, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, announced the winners of its recently concluded Summer Promotion 2017 ‘Win a Home in Dubai’. The announcement was made last evening at a celebratory event, held at W Hotel, Dubai, amongst an august gathering of dignitaries and customers.
The grand prize winner, Mr. Ubaidulla Neralakatte, could not believe his luck when he got to know that he won the top prize of a brand-new house in Dubai, worth AED 500,000. “I’ve ......read more
Dubai Chamber survey shows improvement in Dubai business leaders’ expectations for access to financing, manpower quality
39% of respondents expect business conditions to improve and 45% expect business confidence to strengthen in Q3-2017
SMEs were more optimistic than large companies in their expectations on business conditions and confidence
Dubai, UAE, July 25, 2017: Business leaders in Dubai are more positive about their expectations of business conditions and business confidence in the third quarter of 2017, according to a new survey conducted by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The Business Leaders’ Outlook Survey revealed that 39% of respondents expect to see business conditions improve in Q3-2017. Around 43% of surveyed business leaders expected no change in business ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 24, 2017: Ghana, Africa: ICS Financial Systems Limited (ICSFS), the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions, announced that BOND Savings & Loans Ltd, has gone live on its awards winning universal banking solution ICS BANKS.
BOND Savings & Loans Ltd, selected ICS BANKS in February,2017 and has successfully gone live in the 20th of May, of the same year. BOND Savings & Loans Ltd chose ICS BANKS to provide its customers with the most innovative and richest possible suite of services. The implementation process was smooth, swift and transparent.
The CEO of BOND; Mr. George Ofosuhene stated;
“We are looking forward to this partnership where we have selected ICSFS for its wide experience in Africa. We are confident that by choosing ICS BANKS it will assist us ......read more
DAMAC Chairman meets Maltese PM Dr. Joseph Muscat during first of several planned visits to explore investment opportunities
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 24 July 2017: DAMAC International Chairman, Hussain Sajwani, sees Malta as a favourable investment destination, following a tour of the island-nation and a private meeting with Maltese Prime Minister Dr. Joseph Muscat. The two discussed the increasing growth of tourism in the EU-member country and Malta’s historical appeal as business-friendly investment location.
“Malta presents an ideal mix of investment benefits that make it a very attractive place for luxury and hospitality developers looking to expand into the EU zone. Thanks to favourable tax incentives for foreign investors as well as a stable government and leadership that continue to drive ......read more
Dubai, UAE. July 23, 2017: UAE stock investors aligned with global investment trends during the first of half of 2017, according to Saxo Bank, the online multi-asset trading and investment specialist, which has published results announcing the most traded stocks on SaxoTraderGO – the trading platform that provides instant access to global financial markets – between January and June of this year.
Saxo Bank’s most traded stocks list reveals UAE investors largely favoured US technology stocks, with Apple Inc. ranking top among the country’s investors, despite the company not having its best quarter with shares largely flat in comparison to significant competitor growth with Samsung’ share value swelling 15% in H1.
“While investors predict continued slow growth for Apple Inc. - the ......read more
Reveals step up in sophistication with Russian language e-learning courses, allowing aspiring criminals to make $12k in monthly earnings
A snapshot of just two of the most popular criminal forums finds 1.2 million card holder details are on sale
Dubai, UAE, July 20, 2017: Digital Shadows, the industry leader in digital risk management, today reveals the findings of an in-depth study carried out by its team of multilingual analysts assessing the changing habits and tactics of organized credit card fraud gangs. It points to increased sophistication of a professional ecosystem as fraudsters seek to up-skill themselves and novice would-be cyber criminals.
By analyzing hundreds of criminal forums, Digital Shadows discovered a new trend in the form of remote learning ‘schools’. Available to Russian ......read more
Robust profitability growth continues with net profit rising by 7% YoY to AED 2.143 billion
Financing assets grew by 9% YoY to AED 125.4 billion
Deposits increased by 16% YoY to AED 141.4 billion
Dubai, July 19, 2017: Dubai Islamic Bank (DFM: DIB), the first Islamic bank in the world and the largest Islamic bank in the UAE by total assets, today announced its first half results for the period ended June 30, 2017.
H1 2017 Results Highlights:
Sustained profitability and growth on the back of managed expenses
Group Net Profit increased to AED 2,143 million, up 7% compared with AED 2,004 million for the same period in 2016.
Total income increased to AED 4,865 million, up 15% compared with AED 4,235 million for the same period in 2016.
Net Operating Revenue increased to AED 3,676 million, up 10% ......read more
Ras Al Khaimah – 19 July 2017: The Ras Al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce has announced that Chamber membership numbers reached 32,801, and that 10,093 members had renewed their membership by the end of the first half of current year. The number of new private members registered during the first half of current year came to 970, 130 of which were in free zones along with 54 new branches for establishments inside and outside the emirate.
Dr. Ahmed Rashid Al Shemaili, Assistant General Manager Commercial Services and Business Development at Ras Al Khaimah Chamber, said that the results of the first half of 2017 reflect the vision that targets facilitating business for businessmen and investors, as well as enhancing the emirate's position in providing a supportive environment for economic growth, which showed continued ......read more
Dubai, 18 July2017: Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, the Ottoman inspired resort located on Palm Jumeirah, has announced the appointment of Ms. Raziena Cajee, the new Director of Marketing and Communications.
A South African national, Raziena has over 12 years’ of corporate Marketing Communications experience and has been working with Jumeirah Group since May 2005.
Prior to joining Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Raziena previously represented Corporate Brand Marketing at Jumeirah Group, leading Brand Strategy, Brand Development and Management in Dubai.
Hakan Petek, General Manager of the resort said “I am pleased to welcome Raziena to the team and am confident she will deliver continued success to the marketing function at the resort”.
Raziena will work with Katja Graf, Director of Sales and Marketing, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 17, 2017: As a leading and trusted healthcare insurer in the region, Oman Insurance Company recognizes the fact that hospitals are in constant need of blood to treat their patients. According to statistics, an organ transplant can require up to 18 litres of blood, which is equal to total blood in 3 – 4 adults. Arranging for such large quantities can become challenging especially if it is a rare group like AB negative.
Understanding that supplies depend on voluntary contributions, the company has been extending its support to the people in need, by organizing a blood donation event in its premises since 2015. More than 100 employees volunteer every year to donate blood.
Onkar Shukla, Head of Wellness at Oman Insurance said, “We ......read more
H1 2017 Highlights
AED55m Net Profit in H1 2017
50% Y-o-Y reduction in Impairment Losses
‘Non-Core’ portfolio managed down to 3% of Total Loans
Robust liquidity profile with UAB comfortably above regulatory requirements
Loan : Deposit Ratio managed to 97%
Capital Adequacy stable at 13%
Sharjah, UAE, 17July 2017: United Arab Bank P.J.S.C ("UAB" or “the Bank”) announces its Financial Results for the six months ended 30th June 2017.
UAB continues to record tangible progress against its Transformation Strategy set out in H2 2015 to become a safer, stronger and sustainable Bank. Solid performance is evidenced across H1 2017 with the Bank reporting a Net Profit of AED55m, with UAB continuing to: strengthen its core businesses; run-down ......read more
Abdulqader Obaid Ali: Internal auditing plays key role in enhancing UAE’s competitiveness
UAE ranked among world’s 10 most competitive economies
DUBAI, July 10, 2017: Joining the global internal auditors’ fraternity to promote the internal audit profession, the UAE Internal Auditors Association (IAA) organised a series of awareness activities in Dubai and Abu Dhabi during the International Internal Audit Awareness Month.
The activities included roundtables, workshops and seminars, conducted across government and private sectors throughout the UAE.
Abdulqader Obaid Ali, Chairman, UAE-IAA, said: “UAE’s ranking among the world’s top 10 most competitive economies indicates the economy’s strength in terms of business efficiencies and productivity and internal audit plays ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 10, 2017: Lombard Odier has been named Western Europe's Best Bank for Wealth Management for 2017 by Euromoney, the leading global financial publication, at its prestigious annual Awards for Excellence.
“We are honoured to have received this award for our longstanding commitment to accompany families, entrepreneurs and private individuals on their wealth management journeys,” said Lombard Odier Senior Managing Partner Patrick Odier. “This acknowledgment inspires us to continue to cultivate our 221-year-old tradition of servicing our clients in a secure, innovative way in each and every aspect of their financial lives”.
The award recognises Lombard Odier’s leading position in wealth management, with the judging panel highlighting Lombard Odier’s understanding of the ......read more
with total RT of 200,000 at the end of the IDEA Annual Conference 2017 in the USA
“New line of chillers is highly efficient and eco-friendly,” says Empower Chief
Dubai, UAE, 9th July 2017: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world's largest district cooling services provider, has announced a partnership with Trane Commercial for purchase of new chillers for the company. The agreement is considered the biggest deal in the district cooling industry worldwide and was signed at the end of the IDEA Annual Conference&Tradeshow 2017 held in Arizona, USA.
In accordance with the agreement, Trane Commercial will supply Empower with 30 advanced, eco-friendly chillers, with total RT of 100,000. By Virtue of the deal, Empower has the right to buy additional 30 chillers with a total RT of 100,000 in ......read more
05 July 2017
By John. J. Hardy, Saxo Bank's Head of FX Strategy
STANDFIRST: The predominant Q3 risk in forex markets is rising volatility. At present, the “Goldilocks combination” of weakening inflation and a softer USD reigns, but this will weaken as central banks retreat from their hyper-accommodative stance.
PULL QUOTE 1: “The most significant risk to global growth and near-record levels of global complacency is the policy tightening out of China”
PULL QUOTE 2: “EM currencies face the greatest risk of downside in Q3”
BANNER QUOTE: “The Goldilocks narrative will likely prove increasingly difficult to maintain”
The second quarter of 2017 was one of declining volatility across global markets, especially once Europe got beyond the French presidential election. ......read more
Dubai, July 04, 2017: Al-Futtaim Engineering, a multi-disciplinary engineering organisation, has been appointed exclusive distributor for York Air Conditioners by Johnson Controls – a Fortune 100 company.
The Al-Futtaim company’s Air Conditioning division will distribute the 2- and 3-star rated Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) compliant products with 12,000 to 36,000 BTU range to the retail-dealer’s segment in the UAE.
Dr. Hayan Sayed, CEO of Al-Futtaim Engineering & Technologies, said: “We are extremely pleased to continue our association with Johnson Controls. York Air Conditioners are known for their innovative design and user-friendly features that help save energy, ensure sustainability and simplify maintenance. With our strong service track record and the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 4, 2017: Samir Cherfan is appointed Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing for Middle East and Africa at PSA Group effective July 1st 2017. This new role has been created to support the achievement of the strategic plan Push to Pass in the Middle East and Africa region aiming at delivering 1 Million units by 2025. The role covers the Peugeot, Citroën and DS brands.
Samir Cherfan joins with 25 years of experience spanning across the full automotive value chain with with increasing responsibilities.
Graduated from Polytech Paris engineering school in 1992, Samir joint Renault Group and spent the first 11 years of his career in vehicle engineering. Then he was appointed Program Director for mid-range sedan and hatchback models. He was instrumental in leading the development of this strategic segment ......read more
July 03, 2017
Dubai, UAE: ICS Financial Systems Limited (ICSFS), the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions, announced that Oromia International Bank (OIB) which is a massively growing bank in Ethiopia, has selected the multi-awards winning system ICS BANKS ISLAMIC.
Oromia International Bank (OIB) will be implementing ICSFS’ universal Islamic flagship, ICS BANKS ISLAMIC in its head quarter and its 200+ branches; this mile stone project will provide Oromia International Bank with world-class fully integrated banking solutions which are designed and developed following the principles of Shari’a of which; ICS BANKS ISLAMIC Core Banking, Murabaha, Musharaka, Ijara, Istisna’a Tawaruq, Mudaraba, Salam, Qard Hasan, Salam Islamic, Deposit, Profit Distribution, ......read more
Mutaz Ghandour, Chairman and CEO of Metito Holdings accepts his appointment as IIMSAM Goodwill Ambassador
Dubai, 03 July 2017: The Intergovernmental Institution for the use of micro-algae spirulina against malnutrition (IIMSAM), the Intergovernmental Observer to the United Nations Economic and Social Council has appointed Mr Mutaz Ghandour, Chairman and CEO of Metito Holdings as a Goodwill Ambassador.
Commenting on this appointment, H.E. Mutaz Ghandour said: “The objective of this institution is to eradicate malnutrition in Africa by 2030 in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Human access to basic nutrients, be it food or water, is a basic right yet 1 out of 6 people lack access to safe drinking water, and 1 in 3 people suffer from malnutrition. With 60 years of experience ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 2 July 2017: Prominent Asian direct selling company, QNET, has extended its partnership with English Premier League team, Manchester City Football Club for a further three years. The partnership extension sees QNET remain the Official Direct Selling Partner of the Club until 2020.
QNET, the flagship international direct selling subsidiary of the QI Group of Companies, said that the partnership allows the company to expand its global brand presence further and establish more diverse marketing platforms.
“We are absolutely thrilled with this on-going partnership with Manchester City. This is a significant relationship between two brands that are both keen on taking on any challenges for the taste of success. With this renewed relationship, we get to engage and ......read more
61% of savers in Saudi Arabia plan to save more in 2017
Upsurge in Savings Index score for Oman (+15.91) and Bahrain (+13.73)
48% of non-savers in Saudi Arabia and 39% of non-savers in other GCC countries intend to start saving
79% of respondents in Saudi Arabia and 88% in other GCC countries expect to be financially stable in 2017
39% of respondents in Saudi Arabia and 43% in other GCC countries foresee higher income in 2017
Dubai-UAE: 1 July, 2017: National Bonds Corporation (National Bonds), the leading sharia-compliant savings and investments company in the UAE, has announced the results of its 2016 Savings Index for select GCC countries based on a survey conducted across Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman.
The results showed that the UAE recorded the highest percentage of regular savers ......read more
New booking system provides enhanced service in Heathrow Terminal 5
Travelex has partnered with Heathrow to launch VAT Refund by Appointment, a new service for customers reclaiming their tax when leaving the UK. Customers flying from Heathrow Terminal 5 can now book private refund appointments for a fast, efficient service at a time convenient to them.
John Rayment, UK Commercial Director, Travelex explains: “Tax-free shopping is one of the great benefits of coming to the UK. But we recognise that our customer’s time is precious. This new, exclusive experience will ensure customers can complete their VAT Refund in a relaxed environment, safe in the knowledge that their refund will be completed in a timely fashion.”
The appointment service offers:
Private, one-to-one consultations at a screened ......read more
Islamic banks’ gross credit increased 8.4 per cent to Dh343 billion in the first quarter of 2017, including Dh325 billion domestic credit that grew 7.4 per cent that will help the UAE’s Halal Economy to grow faster than non-Halal sectors
Dubai, UAE, June 29, 2017
Islamic banking assets grew 3.2 per cent in the UAE to Dh522 billion quarter-on-quarter in the first quarter of 2017, up from Dh506 billion in the fourth quarter of 2016, UAE Central Bank report says
Islamic banks’ gross credit increased 8.4% to Dh343 billion in the first quarter of 2017
Islamic banks’ domestic credit grew 7.4% to Dh325 billion in Q1, 2017, which is expected to fuel the growth of the Halal sector
UAE’s Islamic banking assets are growing faster than that ......read more
Season of generosity translates to more remittances to friends and family back home
Dubai, June 24, 2017: Xpress Money, one of the world’s most dependable money transfer brands has recorded a 12% increase in remittances in the first two weeks of Ramadan as compared to the same period last year (first 2 weeks of Ramadan last year). The increase is reflected in outward remittances to South Asia, the Levant and other parts of the MENA region.
“Ramadan is the month of giving, and we traditionally witness that remittances back home to friends and loved ones increase during the month. This year, we have registered a 12% increase in remittances in the first two weeks of the holy month, and this figure may change once we tabulate data for the entire month after Eid-al-Fitr. The increased remittances are a ......read more
Annualised equivalent dividend yield is 7.1%
Dividends will be paid to shareholders on 12th July 2017
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 June 2017: ENBD REIT (CEIC) Limited (“ENBD REIT” or the “REIT”), the Nasdaq Dubai-listed Shari’a compliant real estate investment trust managed by Emirates NBD Asset Management, has announced its first dividend payment since listing on Nasdaq Dubai in March. The REIT will pay an interim dividend of USD 9,713,207, or USD 0.0382 per share. Shareholders must own shares in ENBD REIT before market close on 2nd July 2017 to be entitled to claim a dividend. The dividend record date will be 5th July 2017.
The dividend payment represents an annualized dividend yield of 7.13%, based on ENBD REIT’s closing share price of USD 1.08 on 21 June 2017 and ......read more
UAE, July 22, 2017- The Supreme Legislation Committee (SLC) has revealed the released an updated version of its strategic plan of the year 2019, which incorporates all the key guidelines and standards aimed at addressing and meeting all the goals and objectives of Dubai, its government agencies and stakeholders concerned with the development and implementation of legislation in the emirate. The ......read more
July 17, 2017: H.E. Navdeep Suri, India’s Ambassador to the UAE, has recently inaugurated Dabur International’s first industrial robot to be used in its manufacturing plants globally. The ABB Robotic Palletizer Model IRB-460, a leading automation technology that will increase the speed, reach and payload in Dabur’s production process, will operate in the company’s facility ......read more
Abu Dhabi, July 16, 2017- Osama Abdel-Raouf Abdeen, CEO of Abu Dhabi National Takaful Co. PSC (ADNTC), the leading Takaful operator in the GCC. He has been named among the GCC’s 100 Best CEOs at the Top CEO Awards for 2017 organized by Mediaquest.
The elite roster of top-performing CEOs in the Gulf is compiled annually by Mediaquest’s TRENDS magazine, the leading magazine on Arab ......read more
UAE, July 10, 2017 - The Arab region is the second largest importer of Brazilian dairy products after South America, and successfully imported over USD 15 million worth of product during the first five months of 2017. Dairy companies affiliated with Viva Lácteos - Associação Brasileira de Laticínios earned 30 per cent of their total export revenues from the Arab region during ......read more
July 03, 2017: In a multi-year plan jointly developed with Bentley, Black & Veatch’s Power and Oil and Gas businesses migrated from an in-house, proprietary plant design system to Bentley technology and transformed the company’s processes for engineering, procurement, and construction of power generation and oil and gas projects. Black & Veatch evaluated and modified current ......read more
Dubai, UAE — June 27, 2017 — Cisco and NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today expanded the portfolio of the industry’s fastest growing integrated infrastructure and certified reference systems with a new offering that is uniquely designed for emerging business challenges.
The new FlexPod® SF solution offers an ideal infrastructure for the data-intensive scale-out ......read more
June 22, 2017: H.H. Sheikh Saif bin Zayed, bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, has awarded H.E. Salem Almoosa, Chairman and General Manager of Salem Ahmad Almoosa Enterprises (SAAE) with the ‘Community Service’ medal in recognition of his contribution in creating a positive impact in the community. The award was given following his recent hosting of a ......read more
UAE, June 22, 2017 - Networked Energy Services Corporation (NES), a global smart grid market leader with the industry’s leading Energy Applications Platform (EAP ™), recently organised a roundtable titled ‘Pioneering Future Energy in Kazakhstan’ during its participation at the World Scientific and Engineering Congress (WSEC) held recently under the theme ‘Energy of ......read more
UAE, June 21, 2017 - Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has committed AED 10 million to Dubai Cares in line with the recently announced UAE’s ‘Year of Giving 2017’.
Rashed Ali Al Ansari, General Manager, Al Ansari Exchange, said: “It is a momentous occasion to witness the growth of Dubai Cares as one of the ......read more
For the 4th consecutive year since 2014, Mashreq receives the Great Workplace Award again in 2017
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 20 June 2017: Mashreq, one of the leading financial institutions in the UAE, proudly announces that it has won the Gallup Great Workplace Award in 2017, thus winning this award for the 4th consecutive year. This is an exceptional milestone win, as no other bank ......read more
Company’s corporate citizenship programme impacted 34,476 community members in 2016
Achievements include creating 406 jobs bringing total employee count to 4,585 across operating businesses
Company enables long-term growth through ethical business practices, socioeconomic development, nurturing talent, and environmental stewardship while ensuring profitability
Dubai-UAE: ......read more
UAE, June 18, 2017- The Department of Economic Development – Ajman (DED) has taken a major stride in its effort to attract investors and build a business-friendly environment via its online ‘Trade Name Reservation’ portal. The innovative e-service has so far received applications to reserve more than 450 trade names since its launching in the beginning of the second quarter of ......read more
UAE, 18 June, 2017: The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) participated at the 19th International Logistics and Material Handling Exhibition (SIL) in Barcelona, Spain. Íñigo de la Serna, Spain’s Minister of Public Works and Transport; Josep Rull, the Catalan Minister of Territory and Sustainability; Jordi Cornet, President of Barcelona Free Zone; and H.E. Salem Rashid Al ......read more
UAE, June 18, 2017 – Drake & Scull International PJSC (“DSI” or the “Company”), a regional engineering and services leader, announced today that Tabarak Investment LLC acquired the majority shares of Former Chief Executive Officer, Khaldoun Tabari.
The transaction reaffirms the commitment of Tabarak Investment LLC to the DSI brand and the promising ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 17 June, 2017: The General Headquarters of Abu Dhabi Police (ADP) has signed an agreement with ADNOC Distribution, to diversify and enhance the services of light Vehicle Inspection Centres (VICs) provided by ADNOC Distribution in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The agreement will strengthen the strategic partnership between both sides with the aim of promoting sound traffic safety ......read more
Results from a survey recently conducted by DarkMatter indicate that cyber security awareness within banking and financial services institutions is reaching new heights, with over 70% of respondents to the survey reporting that their organisations possessed a Chief Information Security Officer or equivalent senior management position. However, the objective for banks and financial ......read more
UAE, June 14, 2017 - Networked Energy Services Corporation (NES), a global smart grid market leader with the industry’s leading Patagonia Energy Applications Platform (EAPTM), recently announced the appointment of two executives Thomas Giese as its Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Will Mathieson as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
As COO, Thomas Giese will be responsible for the ......read more
73% of married couples save regularly, marking a 27% increase over previous results
62% of UAE residents, 43% of UAE nationals in 41-55 age group are committed to retirement saving plans
53% of families with children do not save for emergencies
Dubai-UAE: 14 June, 2017 - National Bonds Corporation, the leading sharia-compliant savings and investment company in the UAE, ......read more
UAE, June 14, 2017 - Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has announced the launch of its much-awaited annual Al Ansari Exchange Rewards – Summer Promotion. Known for awarding the biggest prize money in the industry, the seasonal promo’s 2017 edition will be held from June 15 to August 14, 2017. The winner of the AED 1 million Grand ......read more
June 13 2017: Dubai, UAE: Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT) has announced the appointment of Goktug Gur as President for the Middle East and Turkey region, effective June 15, 2017.
Currently Managing Director for Turkey and Middle East (excluding KSA), Goktug Gur will take on the new role, in addition to his current responsibilities. He will succeed Paolo ......read more
Bank Wins Three Awards at Banker Middle East Product Awards 2017, and Best Premium Bank - UAE at Banker Middle East Industry Awards 2017
Dubai-UAE: 12 June, 2017 – Noor Bank, a leading Shari’a-compliant bank in the UAE, today announced that it has notched up several prestigious wins at the Banker Middle East Product Awards 2017 and at the Banker Middle East Industry Awards ......read more
UAE, June 12, 2017- In line with its leading role and key commitment towards combatting commercial fraud, the Department of Economic Develop - Ajman's (DED-Ajman) Directorate for Control and Consumer Protection conducted an inspection of 233 commercial outlets in the emirate, which resulted in the issuance of 57 violations committed during the first half of the Holy Month of Ramadan. The ......read more
UAE, June 12, 2017- The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has welcomed the Kuwaiti Government’s announcement to import livestock from Brazil, saying that this new landmark development will lead to stronger and more vibrant trade ties between the two nations.
The decision authorizing the Brazilian livestock exports was finalized during the meeting held in Kuwait City between ......read more
UAE, June 11, 2017 - Leading systems integrator Emircom has announced that IT and networking giant Cisco has certified it as a Cisco Master Security Specialization Partner for the Gulf markets. Emircom now forms part of an elite international group of organizations with in-depth technology skills for offering and deploying advanced Cisco security solutions.
As a Master Security ......read more
AED8.9 million invested in the community
13,228 hours of volunteering completed by employees
319 hours dedicated to sustainability training
12 Green Building Certified assets
Renewable energy targets announced
Labour standard policy implemented with zero on-site construction fatalities
Dubai, 08 June 2017: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, ......read more