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.
The 100-Year Life: a gift few of us are prepared for
London Business School authors launch new book on implications of longevity
07 June 2016, Dubai, UAE - Many babies born today are expected to live for at least 100 years. A lifetime that lasts a century is an extraordinary gift. But you have to be ready for it. Without preparation the gift can quickly become a curse, two London Business ......read more
Initiative to Unveil 40 Delectable Recipes in Free-to-Download Ramadan Recipe Book
Beat Diabetes, the community-focused initiative by the region’s leading retail and hospitality conglomerate Landmark Group, has partnered with Dubai’s food enthusiasts - Nadia Parekh, founder of home-based catering company Mélange, as well as Nabih and Ghalia, home chefs and founders of Nabz&G ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 5, 2016: Eight out of ten fresh graduates in the UAE are more likely to use social media for a job search. This was revealed in a new survey conducted recently by the leading talent management and outsourcing firm TASC Outsourcing.
Social networking platforms have become the primary go-to for a job search among graduates in the UAE, the survey reveals. LinkedIn and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 2 June 2016: The Community Management Week (CMW), a pioneering event that brings five dedicated shows under one banner, ended on a high note last week with the signing of new major business deals and engagements with thousands of visitors and professionals who witnessed a range of sustainable and cutting-edge community management solutions from the inter-related shows.
Organized by ......read more
Dubai’s theme park industry set to attract revenues close to US$5 billion by 2020
Dubai, June 2nd, 2016: Dulsco, a regional leader in human resource solutions and waste management services, stated that the exponentially growing themepark industry will further boost the requirement for skilled resources in the country. Millions of tourists are set to flock theme parks in Dubai as many are ......read more
OMA Emirates, a provider of cutting edge technology for the payment industry is set to announce the launch of its new multi-loyalty scheme ‘Benefits Beyond’ at Cards & Payments Middle East 2016 on May 31 – June 1 at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The company has been making strong strides in developing their portfolio of retail solutions that has ......read more
HR roundtable session in Qatar hosted by Dulsco as part of its thought leadership series
Dubai, UAE, May 29th, 2016: ‘Employee Engagement’ is one of the most important factors for the overall growth of Qatar’s corporate sector, according to the HR fraternity in the country. The experts also felt that the ‘Employee Engagement’ quotient is a crucial aspect that ......read more
Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities, environmental and energy management solutions in the GCC, was evaluated based on the following criteria: Financial Performance, Work Environment, Ethics & Transparency and Innovation. The award primarily recognizes the achievement of finance teams contributing to their organization’s performance through the use of the best management ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, May 22, 2016– NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today announced the introduction of Power Advantage, an innovative portfolio of power solution comprising power conditioners and an all-in-one UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) and UPM (Uninterrupted Power Manager) device, to help financial institutions improve ATM availability, reduce ......read more
First remittance brand to be conferred with Dubai Quality Gold Award
One of the Top Employers in the UAE recognised by the Great Place to Work Institute®
Participating for the 9th time in the Careers UAE 2016
Dubai, 19 May 2016: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is home to a strong work force of millions, but of late, the country is witnessing a rise in the demand for skilled ......read more
The Centre also launches a web portal dedicated to MBRSC careers, a new mobile app and a brochure entitled “Your Guide to Start a Promising Career in Space”
Dubai, UAE, May 18, 2016: Within the framework of the continual quest to attract national talents capable of keeping pace with the ambitious space projects in the UAE, the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 16, 2016: At the inauguration day of the Careers UAE 2016, His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum was briefed on the initiatives put forth by Dubai Customs. HH was received by Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs, and Ahmed Obeid Al Falasi, Executive Director of Human Resources, Finance and Administration at Dubai ......read more
For candidates with a mastery of more than one language, these industries are in need of global talents
Dubai, UAE, May 16, 2016: In an increasingly globalised world, the need to communicate in multiple languages has become a key component to successful international business processes. A number of industries are in need of multilingual candidates to fill positions throughout their ......read more
The slowdown in the Chinese economy is one factor contributing to global market volatility, says London Business School’s Linda Yueh
Dubai, UAE, 16 May 2016: Investors and economists everywhere are worried about the interest rates of China, along with the US, says Linda Yueh, Adjunct Professor of Economics at London Business School (LBS), who explains that the situation is the result of ......read more
64% of UAE respondents believe their salary is lower than industry average, and half anticipate a pay raise in 2016
Dubai, UAE, May 16, 2016: The 2016 Bayt.com Middle East and North Africa Salary Survey, conducted by Bayt.com, the Middle East’s number one job site, and YouGov, the leading market research agency, revealed that more than half (55%) of UAE respondents are expecting a ......read more
Sultan Bin Sulayem: China is the largest Jafza Partner
Dubai, UAE, May 14, 2016: Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), Dubai and the UAE’s flagship trade and logistics hub for the wider Middle East region comprising West Asia, the CIS, Africa and the Indian Subcontinent, seeks to highlight the Free Zone’s status as the gateway and logistics hub for the region to Chinese investors ......read more
Theme park company to generate 1,000 jobs in 2016
Dubai, UAE, May 12, 2016: With Dubai Parks and Resorts on schedule to open several major, new theme parks and leisure attractions this October, the company has announced plans to recruit UAE’s brightest young Emirati talent at this month’s 16th edition of Careers UAE, held at Dubai World Trade Centre from 16-18 May 2016. ......read more
Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced MSP Connect, a new partner program that enhances the capabilities of Managed Service Providers (MSPs) by simplifying the complexities of managing multiple security solutions. The new program is also designed to help increase profitability, lower costs and improve business efficiencies for ......read more
DUBAI, 10 May, 2016: Bristol Fire Engineering has been recognized at the hugely prestigious Business Excellence Awards by being honoured with the Dubai Quality Appreciation Award from the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai.
Held under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the awards ......read more
Fee or free?
Dubai, UAE, 10 May 2016 – Charging readers for online content during periods of low demand, and providing more content for free during periods of high demand, feels counter-intuitive but could actually be more profitable, according to new research co-authored by a London Business School expert.
Anja Lambrecht, Associate Professor of Marketing, London Business School, and ......read more
7th Annual Waste Management Middle East Forum will gather regional experts to discuss the latest waste management technologies and strategies for the region.
9th May 2016, Dubai: The development and urbanization of the Middle Eastern countries has not only resulted in an increased economic growth, but also an increased amount of waste generation. Due to this, environmental protection has ......read more
ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced its entry into the self-service IT analytics market with the launch of Analytics Plus. Designed for mid- to large-size organizations that want to draw insights from their IT data, Analytics Plus integrates easily with various data sources and tools, analyzes vast data volumes and presents findings with rich ......read more
DWTC’s Bespoke Management Training Programme Aims to Fill 15 Positions at Leading Recruitment Fair for UAE Nationals
Dubai, UAE, May 4, 2016: The 16th edition of Careers UAE, a strategic platform to facilitate successful engagement between public and private sector organisations with UAE national candidates at all levels of qualification, is opening its doors this year on 16-18 May ......read more
Jaleel Distribution is one of the foremost FMCG distributors with extensive presence in the UAE and having many leading brands from around the world.
Constant growth in all facets at the right time has brought in remarkable changes over the years in the company’s journey.
Dubai - May 3, 2016: Jaleel Distribution, a business unit of UAE-based investment company Jaleel ......read more
Career opportunities for women in the region’s travel and tourism industry highlighted during inspirational talk from DUKES Dubai MD Debrah Dhugga at ATM panel session
Dubai, UAE - April 27, 2016: Women in the workforce have been in the spotlight in the UAE recently with three companies launched in recent weeks designed to help women find career roles – Hopscotch, Mums@Work and ......read more
Investing in non-financial assets such as friends and family is crucial to living longer, says LBS economist.
Dubai, UAE, 27 April 2016- Andrew Scott, Professor of Economics, London Business School who has co-authored a new book The 100-Year Life (published June 2016) with Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice in Organisational Behaviour at London Business School, made the remarks ......read more
Robert has worked with IHG for 17 years, starting his career in his native New Zealand within rooms division and later moving into revenue management.
Robert moved to the UAE in 2004. The next 6 years were spent with the commercial team as Director of Revenue for the opening of the IHG Dubai Festival City properties.
In 2010 he took up an operational post at the InterContinental Al Ain ......read more
HMH – Hospitality Management Holdings has announced in quick succession the signing of management agreement for Corp Muscat Al Muzn Hotel followed by the opening of Coral Muscat Hotel & Apartments.
Speaking at the Arabian Travel Market 2016 today, Laurent A. Voivenel, CEO of HMH stated, “Oman is a key development market for HMH in keeping with our strategy to prioritize ......read more
PCCI Group, a leader in customer experience and operations outsourcing announced the appointment of David Olivier as its Chief Human Resources Officer.
David comes into this role with diverse experience encompassing over 25 years. As a career diplomat, David has held foreign assignments in Cairo, establishing an Embassy from a zero base – the quintessential start up experience, followed ......read more
As your family size changes, you will need to consider making some changes to your home. There are many ideas and options available for you. This article will help you get the most out of your home improvement projects.
One way to lower your electric bill is to install a motion sensor on your outdoor lights. This way, the bright spotlights only come on when someone is outside and needs the ......read more
Feature addresses common complaint about unrepresentative CVs and mismatch between candidate and resume
Dubai, UAE, April 19, 2016 - BLOOVO.com, the Middle East’s online social recruitment platform, has introduced its innovative 30 Second Video Elevator Pitch concept to its site in a bid to address one of the most frequent causes of employer dissatisfaction – candidates ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 18, 2016: On behalf of Regional representation of Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) Mr Kamal Vachani, Hon. Regional Director of ESC called on Mr Kalraj Mishra, Hon’ble Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India, who is on a visit to Dubai.
During the interaction, Mr Kamal Vachani, briefed the ......read more
Dubai, UAE - 13 April, 2016 – The digital age is moving at a fast pace that it is fundamentally transforming the way organizations operate, be it in the private or the public sector, according to Deloitte’s latest report entitled “The changing role of people management in the digital age.” This trend is requiring organizations to develop new ways of thinking about ......read more
50th edition to mark Abu Dhabi debut
Abu Dhabi is all set to witness a shopping extravaganza when ‘The Concept Big Brands Carnival’, popularly known as CBBC, makes its Abu Dhabi debut.
Announcing this in a press conference Mr. Vijay Samyani, Managing Director and Founder, Concept Brands Group said this is going to be the 50th edition of CBBC and this will also mark the debut of ......read more
~~Concept Big Brands Carnival reaches 50th edition milestone.
50th edition to mark Abu Dhabi debut.
Abu Dhabi is all set to witness a shopping extravaganza when ‘The Concept Big Brands Carnival’, popularly known as CBBC, makes its Abu Dhabi debut. Announcing this in a press conference Mr. Vijay Samyani, Managing Director and Founder, Concept Brands Group said this is going to be ......read more
Sustainability Knowledge Group is proud to announce its 15th CSR & Sustainability Meetup on April 12th in Dubai!
Our guest speakers will discuss the concept and value of communications in our demanding times and how to utilize the value of Social media for Sustainability and CSR purposes. Award winning social media strategist, Anas Almarie, will demonstrate the power of social media and ......read more
Emvees, partner with Cembrane A/S of Denmark inaugurated a project of MBR plant with Sic membranes, for their client in Sharjah, UAE.
For the first time ever, in technical association with Cembrane A/S of Denmark, Emvees have retrofitted Silicon Carbide (SiC) membranes, a new generation ceramic membranes that are capable of providing effluent of the highest quality, fixed into a MBR plant, ......read more
In line with its expansion plans, PCCI Group, a leader in customer experience and operations outsourcing announced the appointment of Juan Bezón as its Chief Commercial Officer.
In today’s highly competitive environment where most businesses are going digital, organizations need to deliver the best customer experience in order to differentiate themselves from their competitors. With ......read more
CITIZEN L watches reflect the brand concept “Beauty is Beauty,” which communicates our belief that beautiful things emanate from a beautiful mind. In other words, external beauty simply reflects inner beauty.
CITIZEN has created honest luxury with the CITIZEN L brand. This is the spirit behind the launch of a new style of luxury watch —“Ambiluna” . CITIZEN merges ......read more
– Arbor Networks Inc., the security division of NETSCOUT (NASDAQ: NTCT), today announced new cloud-based licensing options for its Arbor Networks® SP network visibility platform. These new options unlock significant performance and scalability gains – giving service providers, cloud/hosting providers, large enterprises and other large network operators the ability to flexibly and ......read more
Non-profit organization dedicated to professional women mentoring and leadership in Middle East hosts annual event to report milestones and future plans
30th March 2016, Dubai, UAE: REACH, the first non-profit organization dedicated to structured mentoring and leadership development for women professionals in the Middle East, hosted its second annual event in Dubai this week to report ......read more
Unigulf Air Conditioning, one of the leading players in the HVAC Pre Insulated Duct (PID) System today announced that the company has been successfully awarded the Certificate of Product Conformity by Dubai Central Laboratory (DCL). An initiative of Government of Dubai, the DCL is implemented through the Dubai Municipality and has been awarded for the company’s state-of-the-art automated ......read more
OMA Emirates, a provider of cutting edge technology for the payment industry announced its investment in Morocco based Business Rules Solutions (BRS), an IT consulting firm that specializes in software development in advanced fields. The move supports OMA Emirate’s global expansions plans and will now have a stronger presence in the North African markets. It will also provide a base for ......read more
Xerox ConnectKey Technology Boosts Office Productivity with Innovative Apps and Expanded Capabilities for MFPs
Xerox announced it’s expanding what multifunction printers (MFPs) can do in the workplace through advancements to its ConnectKey® technology. The 14 Xerox ConnectKey-enabled i-Series MFPs are equipped with ready-to-use apps to speed up paper-dependent business processes and ......read more
A unique international gathering between Middle Eastern and Italian family businesses - the “Continuum Family Business Visit” - was successfully held from 1 - 4 March. Organized by Tharawat Family Business Forum in partnership with Pisa Orologeria, Borsa Italiana, part of the London Stock Exchange Group and the Italian Association for Family Businesses (AIDAF), the program provided 25 ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates– March 10, 2016- Interactive Intelligence Group Inc., a global leader of cloud services for customer engagement, communications and collaboration, has made available a new customer engagement cloud service for businesses throughout the Middle East.
The unique PureCloud Engage℠ architecture, along with its advanced functionality, fast deployment and ......read more
Leading Middle East oilfield services provider, AlMansoori Specialized Engineering has announced a comprehensive over AED 18 million upgrade to its managed pressure drilling (MPD) services offering.
The company along with its affiliated companies; Reform Energy Services, Air Drilling Associates and Kelda Drilling Controls, has worked intensively to introduce the "next generation automated ......read more
MENA unemployment challenge can be addressed by better job matching: BLOOVO research
Dubai, UAE, March 7, 2016: BLOOVO.COM, an online social recruitment platform, has released a new research indicating that unemployment in the MENA region is a long-term challenge, especially in light of having the world’s highest youth unemployment rate of around 28%. This coupled with the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 7 March 2016 – Industry research firm Gartner, Inc. placed Xerox in the Leaders Quadrant of its January 2016 Magic Quadrant for Customer Management Contact Center Business Process Outsourcing.
The Magic Quadrant is a proprietary research tool developed by Gartner that evaluates companies on completeness of vision and ability to execute.
“We believe our placement in ......read more
March 03, 2016- Autodesk, a leading design software company that is playing a very innovative role in the education sector, globally and in the Middle East region, has expressed its eagerness to help empower students in bringing their creative ideas to life. The statement came during the company’s participation at Global Educational Supplies and Solutions Dubai 2016 (GESS Dubai 2016), the ......read more