By Ole Hansen, Head of Commodity Strategy at Saxo Bank
May 12, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
It took one Sunday tweet from President Trump to shatter the relative calm across global financial markets. Instead of going into a week widely expected to yield a long-awaited trade deal between the US and China, the president instead tweeted that he was preparing to lift tariffs from 10% to 25% on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports.
The decision was taken in response to an apparent backtracking by China on almost all aspects of the trade deal. Predictably, it spooked the market and risk sentiment was hit across the board, with safe-haven US bonds and the Japanese yen being two of the few markets receiving a boost.
A record short position held in the Cboe VIX future, which tracks equity volatility as represented in the S&P 500 ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 11 May 2019: Customs World, a subsidiary of the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) showcased their revolutionary in-house developed customs (RIISE) project in Uzbekistan. As part of an official UAE delegation to Uzbekistan that aims to enhance investment and development between the two countries, Nadya Abdullah Al Kamali, CEO of Customs World delivered a presentation about RIISE to a number of Uzbekistani officials.
RIISE, the new platform, will be rolled out globally to empower different countries with a cost-effective and sustainable customs system that allows them to effectively and transparently manage core customs activities and conduct trade in the global market. The disruptive system has been developed as a flexible, plug-and-play solution that can be deployed and customized based on the ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 1st April 2019: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority, Her Excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, Minister of State responsible for future food security, opened the 6th edition of the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture in Abu Dhabi, in the presence of His Excellency Dr. Thani Bin Ahmed Al Zaidi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment .
The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture held on the 1st and 2nd of April, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC), in conjunction with the region’s largest honey production conference and exhibition ApiArab Expo. Over 310 exhibitors are ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 25, 2019: On Thursday, March 14th, 2019, 40 tons of live honeybees landed at Ras Al Khaimah International Airport on an Egypt Air Cargo flight from Cairo for the first time in 2019. Many customers were waiting to welcome the bees and take them to various farms across the UAE.
Al Najeh Honey entrusted Ras Al Khaimah International Airport (RAK) with this task and the entry of the honeybees to UAE was executed flawlessly by RAK airport offering best handling services thereby ensuring that the honey bee shipment is delivered and handed over to the consignee in the shortest possible time.
Mr Sanjay Khanna, CEO, RAK Airport said that “the entire team at RAK Airport put in immense efforts to join all the dots together. Lot of planning has gone behind this to achieve the final goal of handling and delivering ......read more
Dubai, UAE - 5 March 2019: His Excellency Engineer Saif Al Shara, Assistant Undersecretary for the Sustainable Communities Sector at the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE), has officially inaugurated AgraME today (5 March), one of the region’s key agribusiness, aquaculture and animal health trade events taking place until 7 March at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
His Excellency Eng Al Shara delivered a keynote address, setting the tone for the event that has put both food security and the United Nations Sustainability
Development Goals at the forefront of the free-to-attend CPD accredited conference stream, which spans across the full three days of the landmark event. The conference agenda for day one focusses on a series of presentations under the theme ‘Investment opportunities in the Arab ......read more
HE Mr Simon Penney, Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for the Middle East visits Al Maya
March 04, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
HE Mr Simon Penney, Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for the Middle East, Afghanistan & Pakistan has welcomed by Mr Kamal Vachani, Group director at Al Maya. They discussed the ways to enhance business relationship with UK companies and to increase imports from UK. Al Maya Group imports a large number of FMCG goods from UK and are constantly expanding their range of UK products in their supermarkets. The UK products have well accepted in UAE and Middle East and Al Maya has been a pioneer in stocking, displaying and distributing British products.
UAE, March 4, 2019: eToro, a global multi asset investment platform, utilizing data from its platform has found that those who trade in crypto assets are also becoming investors in other assets, including stocks, commodities and forex.
Globally, the data shows that from the new investors who started to use eToro in 2017 and 2018 to trade crypto, 11% of them then went on to diversify their investments into traditional stocks, commodities and forex.
Interestingly Arab crypto investors who used eToro also went on to trade in other assets. According to the findings, 9% of crypto traders from the GCC and Arab region went on to invest in other assets. 30% of the Arab and GCC crypto traders went on to trade commodities. In other words 2.7% of the total of 9% of GCC and Arab Crypto traders invested in trade commodities. A ......read more
04 March, Dubai, UAE: Agriculture industry professionals from around the world are in Dubai for this week’s AgraME, one of the industry’s leading regional trade events, to debate, promote and reshape the future of the regional agriculture, aquaculture and animal health sectors which are all experiencing game-changing growth.
A wide range of regional and international companies, speakers, buyers and industry pioneers will be descending on the event to make the most out of the conferences and workshops, at the three-day exhibition which runs from March 5 until 7 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
AgraME will offer visitors free access to four different conference streams – the Agriculture Investment Forum; Controlled Environment Agriculture; Aquaculture and Animal Health. The conference streams for 2019 have ......read more
Dubai, UAE – February 25, 2019: Dubai Trade, the premier trade facilitation entity that offers integrated electronic services from various trade and logistics service providers in Dubai, honoured Kanoo Shipping, a division of The Kanoo Group, with ‘Electronics Services Award to Shipping Agent for General Cargo Service’ at the 11th E-Services Excellence Award.
The 11th cycle of E-Services Excellence Award (ESEA) ceremony was held at the Intercontinental Festival City Hotel, Dubai, on 18th February 2019, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai.
Abdulla Bin Damithan, Chief Commercial Officer, DP World, UAE Region, delivered his keynote speech and Hussain Alblooshi, Acting Chief Operating Officer, Dubai Trade, gave his welcome remarks in ......read more
Representative from the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation to speak at the AgraME Conference in Dubai.
14 February, Dubai, UAE: Under the Patronage of the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, AgraME, the regions longest running exhibition for Agriculture have collaborated with the UN to enable food security in the region through adoption of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their upcoming Conference.
Taking place on 5 – 7 March at the Dubai World Trade Centre, the event will be hosting a high level, free-to-attend conference which focuses on the SDG’s and covers key advancements and trends within the MEA Industry in Agriculture Investment, Animal Health, Aquaculture and Controlled Environment Agriculture.
The UN SDG’s have been created as a framework for the ......read more
28 January 2019, Abu Dhabi – UAE: SENAAT, one of the largest industrial investment holding companies in the UAE, is all set to showcase a wide range of job opportunities at Tawdheef, the region’s leading recruitment event, taking place at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.
As an Industrial Partner for seventh consecutive year, the Abu Dhabi-based industrial conglomerate will offer over 172 potential job openings and career-development opportunities, which represent a wide range of disciplines at the group level and at its portfolio companies, including Emirates Steel, Al Foah, Arkan, National Petroleum Construction Company, Al Gharbia Pipe Company and Ducab.
H.E. Eng. Jamal Salem Al Dhaheri, CEO of SENAAT, said: “A well-nurtured human capital is one of our greatest ......read more
Thursday 17th January 2019:
The Board of Directors of the Central Bank of the UAE, held its first meeting for 2019 following its restructuring, on 14th January 2019, at the Central Bank Head Office – Abu Dhabi, under the chairmanship of H.E. Hareb Masood Al Darmaki, the Chairman of the Board. The meeting was attended by H.E. Abdulrahman Saleh Al Saleh, Deputy Chairman of the Board and H.E. Mubarak Rashed Al Mansoori, the Governor, and Board members; Their Excellencies Younis Haji Al Khoori, Khaled Mohammed Salem Balama, Khalid Ahmad Al Tayer and Ali Mohammed Al Madawi Al Remeithi, as well as by Their Excellencies Mohamad Ali Bin Zayed Al Falasi, Deputy Governor, Saif Hadef Al Shamsi, Assistant Governor and a group of senior Central Bank staff.
H.E Chairman of the Board opened the meeting by ......read more
UAE, Dubai, 7 January 2019 – Up to 1 in 5 candidates across the EMEA Life Science’s industry have been found misrepresenting information on their job applications, according to recent findings by HireRight, a leading provider of global candidate pre-employment screening services. The findings have been released as part of HireRight’s 2018 EMEA Employment Screening Benchmark Report, which surveyed over 6,000 HR professionals across the EMEA, APAC and US regions.
Life Sciences, a field ranging from pharmaceuticals and biotechnology to food processing and environmental organisations, has witnessed huge growth in recent years, with the global pharmaceutical industry alone forecast to reach US 1.06 trillion by 2022, according to Deloitte’s 2018 Global Life Sciences Outlook. In line with this ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 27, 2018: The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has introduced job descriptions as part of a new occupational classification scheme. The scheme is used for new work permit applications in the mainland. It is now more challenging for employers to select a suitable job title that matches the foreign national’s responsibilities and educational qualifications.
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE) has introduced job descriptions as part of a new occupational classification scheme which is now used for new work permit applications in the mainland.
New occupational classification scheme
The new occupational classification scheme is comprised of a list of 726 job titles in nine professional categories, including managerial positions, specialists and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 18, 2018: National Detergent Company SAOG (NDC), a leading FMCG company in the Sultanate of Oman, appointed industry veteran William Hunt as its new CEO. Prior to joining NDC, William Hunt was the CEO of Soaps and Chemicals Industrial and Trading in Sharjah (UAE) prior to joining NDC.
Hunt comes with exposure in a number of industries including plastics, chemicals, and fast-moving consumer goods industries. He has seen great success in dealing with global retailing giants such as Walmart, Menards, Carrefour, Tesco, and Woolworths.
A well-respected international executive - Hunt has been a key member of several globally renowned companies’ executive and leadership teams for the past 20 years. He has held the position of President of Access Business Group, in the USA; Executive Director of ......read more
Middle East’s leading free zone focused on helping build Dubai’s food and agriculture industries
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 05 Nov 2018: Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the GCC’s leading free zone showcased its range of services at this year’s Agriscape 2018, the Middle East’s leading trade show for the agribusiness sector.
Jafza has become the preferred destination for agribusiness-related trade in the Middle East, including leading industry players such as Mars, Nestle, and Mondelez among others.
Foodstuff, animal and agricultural products are one of Jafza’s top five sectors with trade volumes of 3.5 million metric tonnes in 2017, and over 4,900 port customers. Fruits and vegetables, animal feed, grains and by-products and beverages are top traded commodities.
Over 500 ......read more
Effective 11 September 2018, employment across four sub-sectors within the retail sector in Saudi Arabia will be restricted to Saudi nationals only. Foreign nationals will be prohibited from working in forty-three different professions.
September 09, 2018: Thirteen professions across three additional sub-sectors will be subject to restrictions effective from 9 November 2018, and forty-four designations within five other sub-sectors will be affected from 7 January 2019 onwards.
Professions restricted to Saudi nationals are within the below listed sub-sectors:
From 11 September 2018 onwards:
Automobile and motorbike showrooms;
Shops selling ready-to-wear apparel, children and men’s cloths;
Shops selling ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2018: HireRight, a leading provider of global candidate due diligence services, has announced findings from its 2018 EMEA Employment Screening Benchmark Report. Finding, retaining and developing talent has been earmarked as a key challenge this year for more than half (52%) of EMEA businesses, according to the latest annual EMEA employment screening benchmark report from HireRight.
In this year’s survey of human resource (HR) and risk professionals in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), employee growth emerged as one of the top priorities for EMEA businesses. 71% of companies reported that they are planning to grow their workforce in 2018, compared to 59% in 2017. Further, there has been a shift from attracting talent to retaining it, with 43% of businesses having identified maximising ......read more
Superbrands, the independent authority and arbiter of branding, announced it will host its annual tribute event to honour and recognize 58 of UAE’s strongest brands on June 27, 2018. At the event, Superbrands will also announce the highly awaited ‘Brand of the Year’ award and unveil the 14th edition of the much sought-after Superbrands book, which includes a two-page profile of each of the Superbrands.
In its 14th edition, the Superbrands tribute event is considered the ‘Oscars of Branding’ by the corporate world and speaking about the event, Mr. Mike English, Director, Superbrands Middle East, said, “Marketers have always had to juggle two seemingly contradictory goals: making their brands distinctive and making them central in their category. Being acknowledged a Superbrands helps strengthens a ......read more
April 28, 2018 United Arab Emirates: The UAE, ably deputized by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE), participated in the first Jordan International Agricultural Forum and the 35th session of the General Assembly of the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD) in the Dead Sea region, Jordan on April 25 and 26.
The UAE’s deputation was presided by His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, and comprised of high-level officials from the Ministry as well as representatives of the private sector.
His Excellency Dr Al Zeyoudi attended the Forum and associated exhibition and held bilateral meetings with several Arab ministers concerned with environment and climate change to discuss further areas of cooperation in agriculture, livestock ......read more
Multiple Full & Part Time Jobs with Flexible Working Hours Available, Helping Mothers to Return to the Workplace
Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2018: Mumzworld, the region’s leading e-commerce platform for all things mother, baby and child, has taken yet another innovative step in helping to empower mothers with the re-introduction of their pioneering and highly successful ‘return to work’ programme for qualified and professional mums who are looking to return to the workplace.
The initiative introduced by the leading award-winning company that was founded by two mums and includes a dynamic team of women at all levels of the organisation, promises flexible working hours, the opportunity to work from home, and specialised training that will provide the toolkit for women to resume and develop their ......read more
DUBAI – April 16, 2018: Dubai-based Al Kasir Group launched three Crypto assets backed by certified diamonds. Al Kasir Jewellery Trading and Al Kasir portal, a joint venture under the private office of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Obaid Al Maktoum, announced the launch of the innovative diamond trading model using the blockchain technology for the first time in the world.
Al Kasir Group, a joint venture under the private office of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Obaid Al Maktoum and Dr. Amit Lakhanpal, Indian entrepreneur, property developer and director of the Al Kasir Group.
Speaking at a press conference in Dubai, Dr. Lakhanpal said, “Cryptocurrencies with their underlying Blockchain technology are increasingly popular amongst individuals, financial institutions and governments, however many of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 31, 2018: Skyline University College hosted the National Seminar on Case Studies and Research on March 26, 2018 at SUC campus. The Chief Guest of the event was Dr. Faisal Ali Mousa, Chairman of FAM Holding. Dr. Mousa delivered a motivational speech where he shared his experiences of a journey starting from 3000 dirhams to 3 billion dirhams. He talked about the challenging times of his career as well as the strategies and the principles he always adhered to.
SUC Professor, Dr. Gouher Ahmed was the first speaker of the seminar who discussed the topic, “Case Research Some Issues” followed by the welcome remarks by SUC Dean, Dr. Amitabh Upadhya. Other guest speakers of the seminar were Dr. Narjes Haj-Salem of the College of Business Administration, University of Sharjah; Dr. Christopher Abraham, ......read more
Dubai, 27 March 2018: An Alliance for Youth bringing together companies and other entities interested in helping young people in the region enhance their skills and develop their careers is launching in Saudi Arabia, contributing to the regional commitment to impact 50,000 and employ 3,000 local youth by 2020.
The Alliance in Saudi Arabia, coming two years after the regional launch based on a model created by Nestlé Middle East; is starting off with partnership between Alawwal Bank, Ikea, Mayar (Muhaidib Foods), Nielsen, Savola, Tamer Group, and the University of Business and Technology.
“We know from experience in other countries that concerted collective efforts through partnerships and collaboration amplify positive impact in society,” said Samer Chedid, General Manager at Nestlé ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 27th March, 2018: Do you pride yourself on being a connoisseur of all things luxury? Airbnb is looking to hire a luxury home consultant based in Abu Dhabi. The hospitality brand posted a job description for the role on global careers site LinkedIn earlier this month.
The job posting states that the role is for the Luxury Retreats arm of Airbnb and would involve the candidate going through detailed inspections of the Luxury accommodation, being Airbnb’s eyes on the ground in terms of ensuring the standards and quality of homes. The position is only for four hours a week, and offers a flexible work schedule. The successful candidate should be fluent in English and have their own vehicle. Experience in hospitality, customer service, or related fields are preferred.
Dubai, UAE, 5 December, 2016 - Hair serum is a unique product that protects tresses from external damages such as harsh climatic conditions, pollution, and heat styling and chemical treatments. It also makes hair more manageable by preventing tangles, knots and dryness. Hair serum provides a protective layer to the outer surface of the hair strand. A little application of hair serum not only ......read more
SGI Dubai 2017 show would be held from January 15th to 17th 2017
Dubai, UAE, November 30th, 2016: International Expo Consults (IEC) part of Falak Holding, announced the launch of ‘Wall of Fame’ at the SGI Dubai 2017 show. This wall will showcase creative campaigns from across several continents at the 20th edition of the SGI Dubai show. SGI Dubai 2017 show is bringing exhibitors ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 27th, 2016: “As drones and driverless vehicles have arrived to do the last mile delivery, supply chain and logistics industry is in for a massive shift in approach in 2017 and beyond,” stated Shashi Shekhar, Group Chairman and founder of SCLG, during the 9th Global Supply Chain and Logistics Summit. Last year, UAE’s supply chain and logistics industry ......read more
NDIGITEC, the UAE-based creative production company, has announced that it is the creative production partner for a wide range of brand owners and exhibitors at The Big 5 Dubai – the largest construction event in the Middle East currently under way at Dubai World Trade Centre.
NDIGITEC Fabrication, the main production contractor for the exhibition stands of its partners, provides ......read more
DIFC Wills & Probate Registry consumer poll reveals expats stay longer than expected in Dubai, but don’t plan to protect their future
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 November 2016: The phrase ‘time flies when you are having fun’ has never been truer for residents in Dubai. The DIFC Wills & Probate Registry (WPR) is calling for expats to get on top ......read more
Management and organisational skills can further advance innovation, says LBS expert
24 November 2016, Dubai, UAE –The UAE has been putting the right policies in place to become one of the most innovative countries in the world says Freek Vermeulen, Term Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, London Business School.
“In 2014, the UAE defined the very ......read more
China Homelife Dubai Exhibition 2016 scheduled to take place on December 5 – 7 at Dubai World Trade Centre confirms over 1500 participants and retains its position as the largest sourcing platform for Chinese products in the Middle East and Africa. The event has gained tremendous response over the years based on the well-rounded mix of products ranging from textile & garments, ......read more
Use a password that’s easy to remember, like ‘Password’ or ‘123456’.
Though they are easy to remember, for a cyber-criminal this is like giving candy to a baby. A password like this can be cracked in less than a second.
Have the same password for everything so it’s easy to remember
It’s a lot of hassle having to have a separate password for our ......read more
Excavation starts at leading global wholesale trading hub
15 km dual carriageway to connect Mohammed Bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road
Abdulla Belhoul: Construction marks new chapter for global wholesale hub
Dubai Wholesale City, the global integrated wholesale trading hub, and a member of TECOM Group, has announced the beginning of excavation works during a ceremony that was attended by ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 20 November, 2016- Following the huge success of its Dabur Amla Snake Oil, Dabur International has launched its ‘Split Ends Seal’ variant in the Middle East. The product is the outcome of intensive research and development and this variant offers three-tiered protection against rough and damaged hair with split ends. The new hair serum variant is invigorated with the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2016 – L’Oréal has been voted as the most attractive employer for business students amongst Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) companies, in the UAE and KSA. Over 12,600 students, of different majors, from 43 universities participated in Universum’s “Most Attractive Employers Ranking” survey.
The survey offered comprehensive insights ......read more
Dubai– November 16, 2015: Babies have delicate and sensitive skin that cannot withstand harsh formulations. To ensure their safety and protection, mothers must look for suitable options that will make sure that their child’s skin will be cleaned thoroughly while protecting its natural oils and vitamins. Choosing the best option can help safeguard the well-being of their ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2016: Juma Al Majid Group – Office Equipment, Storage & Material Handling Solution Division is the host and distributor for flagship brands that form the backbone of this Division from Konica Minolta Digital Solutions (MFP, Printer, digital Press, MPS /OPS, DMS/ECM) and Kardex Remstar (Document Management and Material Handling Solution). Other major brands ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 8 November, 2016 - It is important to maintain the fresh and glossy style you had in the morning to instill a certain level of confidence throughout the hectic and busy activities of the day. In line with this, Vatika has introduced its new ‘gentle hold’ transparent styling gel.
The new ‘gentle hold’ styling gel features herbal ingredients that ......read more
DUBAI, November 3, 2016- SocialDice, a regional startup that offers an innovative digital hiring solution for SMEs in MENA, announced today that it recently closed a second round of investment from regional and global venture funds 500 Startups, Sadara Ventures and Raed Ventures. The Company’s other investors include Zahi Khouri and Oasis 500.
"500 Startups is ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 31: Organised by CPI Business in association with its Presenting Partner National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) and Strategic SME Partner Etisalat, the Stars of Business Awards 2016 celebrated and honoured top-notch performers from across a wide spectrum of industry verticals.
Held in the glamourous setting of Atlantis Hotel, the Palm Dubai, the iconic awards ......read more
ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced the results of its survey, Everything You Need to Know About ITSM Analytics: Industry Insight 2016. The survey reveals that 85 percent of users believe ITSM analytics will enhance IT service delivery, which includes 36 percent who believe that analytics would improve service desk efficiency and 30 percent who believe it ......read more
As the UAE prepares to introduce 2016 Fire & Life Safety Codes, the 2nd Annual Health, Safety & Security Forum 2016 will take place at Le Méridien - Al Wasl Ballroom from 23-24 October in Dubai to host experts who will provide advice on fire safety in the UAE.
Alongside, participants will also be able to witness mock fire drill followed by a mock court trial, first-of-its-kind in the ......read more
ICC Cricket Stadium, ICC Academies, The ELS Club, Kickers & Champs, Fit Republik, the Victory Heights project and other properties will all be serviced by Dulsco
Dubai, UAE, October 20th, 2016: Dubai Sports City has embarked on its waste management and recycling drive and has renewed its contract with Dulsco across all it properties, academies and villages. This will include the ICC ......read more
Middle East, 11 October, 2016 - NEC Display Solutions yesterday announced that it will be sharing an open platform modular approach with Raspberry Pi, enabling a seamless integration of Raspberry Pi’s devices with NEC’s displays. NEC’s leading position in offering the widest product range of display solutions matches perfectly with the Raspberry Pi, the organisation responsible ......read more
Plans focus on creating a highly-efficient, solutions based approach for achieving the sustainability and growth vision of the region
Dubai, October 9th, 2016: Dulsco, a regional leader in human resource and waste management solutions stated that the focus by GCC Governments on infrastructure and other sustainability projects will drive the next phase of growth in its core business areas. As ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 4, 2016: Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), Dubai and the UAE’s flagship trade and logistics hub for the wider Middle East region and Africa is participating in the Water Technology, Energy and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2016, held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from October 4-6, 2016.
In line with the theme of the exhibition ......read more
The finalists of this year’s Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa have been unveiled.
Dubai, UAE, October 4, 2016: Following a transparent and independent judging process which is unique to the organisers, Seatrade, and the only such approach in the Middle East Maritime Awards industry, the finalists are decided by an independent judging ......read more
The Bayt.com CV Search has helped more than 40,000 employers find relevant candidates in the last 16 years
Dubai, UAE, September 28, 2016: Finding the right candidates for your business should not be a time-consuming endeavor, thanks to Bayt.com’s powerful CV Search technology. In fact, in 2015 alone, employers successfully contacted over one million job seekers using Bayt.com CV search. ......read more
Private sector companies have the highest intention of hiring
Dubai, UAE, September 25, 2016: The recent Middle East Job Index survey, compiled by the Middle East’s leading job site, Bayt.com, and research and consulting group, YouGov, has revealed that the majority of employers across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) intend to hire soon, with 65% of those in the GCC ......read more
Organized by VIS Exhibitions, 'Middle East Cleaning Technology Week' (MECTW) is the region’s first ever global forum that unites the cleaning and hygiene industry.
MECTW is a platform to promote scientific cleaning practices, innovations, technologies and services to potential buyers in the MENA region, bringing together leaders from the cleaning & hygiene, laundry & dry ......read more
Located in Dubai, UAE and the first of its kind in the MENA region.
A national hub for soil education.
Dubai, UAE, September 7, 2016: Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to complete the construction of the Emirates Soil Museum in the Emirate of Dubai. The ......read more
By Sachin Bhardwaj, Director Marketing & Business Development, eHosting DataFort
The right selection of a datacenter is a blend of auditing tangible metrics and assessing the human side of operations.
Every datacenter has its share of strengths and characteristics that is the sum of its capital investments and innovative way of operations. An end-customer wanting to select a datacenter ......read more
AIM has been recognized as the premier event in foreign direct investment for Growing Markets. It is a unique platform for strategic networking, business development and expansion and learning. Our Media Partners have the opportunity to express their interest in positively impacting economic growth in the participating countries as well as access and exposure to this prestigious tribune of ......read more
Egypt, August 31, 2016 – Every woman wants silky-smooth, flawless and hair-free skin exuding elegance, beauty and feminism. That is why hair removal is seen as an essential part of women’s beauty and skincare regimens. While there are many methods to remove body hair, such as shaving and waxing and the use of epilators, tweezers and pumice stone, among others, most of them ......read more
Cisco Middle East has announced that Shukri Eid has been appointed Managing Director of its East Region effective immediately. In his new role, Shukri will lead the Cisco’s business in the UAE, Oman, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Yemen and work closely with partners to support private and public sector customers in their efforts to digitize and transform their operations.
Shukri is a Cisco ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 22, 2016: Peruvian gold exports to the UAE reached US$233 million in the first half of 2016, a 155-fold increase compared to the same period in 2015.
Total gold shipments jumped from 42 kilograms in 2015 to reach more than 7 metric tons in 2016, making the UAE the fourth largest destination for Peru’s gold exports, after Switzerland, Canada and USA.
Peru ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 22 August 2016: Active (Digital. Marketing. Communications) has been appointed as the PR and communications Agency for HintHunt Dubai, the leading escape game destination in Dubai. Active DMC will be handling the Communications campaign for HintHunt in the UAE, promoting the unique games it offers to different segments of the community including Corporate, Educational sector, ......read more
In line with its mandate to boost Dubai’s credentials as a wholesale hub of choice and as part of ongoing efforts to strengthen cooperation with partners and stakeholders from the private and public sector within and outside the UAE, Dubai Wholesale City (DWSC) welcomed a delegation from the Spanish embassy. During the visit, the two sides explored emerging opportunities and key challenges ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 03 August, 2016– Eastern Motors, the sole dealership for Jeep in Al Ain and automotive member of Al Fahim Group, is now the official automotive sponsor of Wadi Adventure, the Middle East’s first manmade white water rafting, kayaking, surfing and wake boarding facility, located at the base of picturesque Jebel Hafeet in Al Ain.
Through this sponsorship, Eastern Motors ......read more
Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced the availability of a beta program for Sophos Intercept, the next generation of advanced endpoint protection in the company’s broad portfolio of security solutions. With the steady rise of crippling ransomware, pervasive zero-day exploits and memory resident attacks, sophisticated end-user ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2016: Aligarh: "Eat and drink, but waste not by excess, for Allah loveth not the wasters", reminded Dr. Mohd. Iqtedar Husain Farooqi, author of internationally acclaimed book PLANTS OF THE QURAN, while highlighting the Quranic injunctions regarding the flora and fauna at a book release ceremony organized by the Ibne Sina Academy.
The ceremony, which ......read more
July 28, 2016 - A newly-formed strategic partnership between TAQNIA Cyber, a leading information security company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), and Koenig Solutions, a leading IT training provider and the world’s number one offshore training company, is expected to result in the opening of a high-end cyber academy inside Business Gate of Riyadh City, the capital of the KSA. The ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 27 July, 2016 – ADNOC Distribution today launched the Madinat Shakhbout service station in Abu Dhabi’s Shakhbout City. The launch is in line with the company’s sustained strategy of meeting the growing demand for its products and services to cater to the UAE’s rapid urbanisation and development.
Located behind the Abu Dhabi Civil Defence building, the new ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 26, 2016: Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) and its equity partner airlines will support 108,000 jobs across the USA in 2016 and make a US$10.7 billion contribution to the national economy this year, demonstrating a significant impact in one of the world’s largest economies, according to a leading global consultancy.
The diversified and commercially driven Abu ......read more
One of the few Emirati B2B companies to win the Superbrand award and Great Place to Work® recognition in the same year
Dubai, UAE, July 25th, 2016: Dulsco, a regional stalwart in human resource and waste management solutions, has won the Superbrand award for the second consecutive year. Dulsco is the only waste management company and HR solution providers in the region to be awarded the ......read more
Mergers by higher CSR performance companies less likely to fail says LBS strategy expert
Dubai, UAE - According to recent academic research, firms that genuinely integrate the demands and expectations of multiple stakeholders in their business model and strategy are more likely to undertake investments (such as mergers) that boost their long-term profitability, a strategy expert from London ......read more
CHECKPOINT Pumps and Systems FZE, a leading supplier of custom pumping solutions and chemical injection systems for the oil industry announced an upward trend in the utilization of rental solutions across the region. The company has experienced an incredible 20% year-on-year growth in the take-up of their rental packages as operators reformulate their operational methods and devise new ways to ......read more
Country has built a spectrum of themeparks and entertainment zones that caters to all sections of the society 365 days of the year
Dubai, UAE, July 14th, 2016: UAE will play a pivotal role in the global billion dollar theme park and amusement industry as per Abdul Rahman Falaknaz, Chairman, International Expo Consults, the organisers of the DEAL 2017 show. Highly innovative and creative ......read more
Al Manhal, a Dubai based electronic publishing & distribution database of full-text searchable Arabic content, signed an agreement with Qatar National Library (QNL), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), through which over 14,000 new titles will be added to the QNL’s vast online resources, and offer the entire nation access to high-quality ......read more
Arbor Networks Inc., the security division of NETSCOUT (NASDAQ: NTCT), announced today that Network Products Guide, the industry's leading technology research and advisory guide, has named Arbor Cloud a gold winner in the 2016 IT World Awards® for Best Security Services. Arbor Networks was also honored with a silver award for Best Overall IT Company of the Year.
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Dubai, June 27, 2016: Kaya Skin Clinic – the largest international skincare clinic chain in the region, has announced that its research & development team and expert dermatologists have created four new revolutionary face therapies that will leave your skin glowing, hydrated and beautiful.
The four new facie therapies include Kaya Detox Face Therapy, Kaya Derma Stemness Face Therapy, ......read more
June 14, 2016: Internet-of-Things (IoT) spending for manufacture-related processes in the Middle East and African region (MEA) is poised to increase by 16 per cent Year-on-Year (YoY) starting 2016, running up to a total of over USD1.22 billion, according to a recent report from the International Data Corporation (IDC), a leading market, research, analysis and advisory firm. The study reveals that ......read more
Data is the new age currency and extremely valuable to organizations. But there is somebody else who also has an eye on this data – the cybercriminal. While you leverage the potential of your organizational data to drive business growth, the cybercriminal sees your data as a money making opportunity. He wants to grab your data, sell it and earn money from it. Data falling into the wrong ......read more
CITIZEN's Men's Eco Drive Sport CA0595-54E, is built to take on the toughest of challenges, while maintaining a cool and unruffled exterior - an ideal Father's Day gift for the adventurous man.
The black ion plated stainless steel casing gives the watch a tough and rugged look, which is completed by the stainless steel black ion plated strap with foldover clasp. The red on the main ......read more