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Posted: 03-08-2011
INTERNATIONAL. New York is famed as "the city that never sleeps" but London, reveals a new study, sleeps even less, as do over 30 other cities worldwide. None sleepless than Cairo, the strife-torn capital of Egypt, which is today named the "world's most 24-hour" city by a study of the world's most round-the-clock metropolises. But New York ranks a humiliating 32nd, behind London (17th), Paris (18th), Rome (27th) and an embarrassingly long list of other cities. The first global ranking of the world's "most 24-hour" - or most nocturnal - cities, comes from analysing 120 million online chat
Posted: May 9, 2017
UAE. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) study shows gender gap still persists when it comes to global talent mobility; 44% of women with children were willing to move abroad. Yet despite this, less than 30% of women who were willing to move had actually done so, compared with 40% of men in similar situations.
Posted: May 4, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Latest Just Imagine post argues for dramatic change in employer mindset towards their growing Millennial workforce; An outright dismissal of Millennials would constitute a grave mistake.
Posted: May 4, 2017
LEBANON. Findings from latest ASDA'A Burson-Marsteller survey released: Young Arabs view unemployment and extremism as the biggest problems holding the Middle East back, with the region increasingly divided by access to opportunity; 77% of young Lebanese say Daesh has become weaker over the past year.
Posted: April 26, 2017
UAE. A change of scene lifts flagging productivity; 53% of global workers suffering from symptoms of cabin fever find relief by varying their work environment.
Posted: March 10, 2017
UAE. Global entertainment and media market expected to hit US$2.14 trillion by 2020; 23rd edition of CABSAT will focus on disruptive innovation and monetisation opportunities.
Posted: March 6, 2017
UAE. Millennials are concerned about a world that presents numerous threats and want multinational businesses to do more to alleviate society's biggest challenges.
Posted: February 23, 2017
UAE. Arab Reading Index dispels widespread inaccurate statistics, which placed reading levels in the region much lower than they really are.
Posted: December 17, 2016
UAE. WWICS has been assisting potential business persons, investors and senior management professionals in expanding their business horizon.
Posted: December 15, 2016
UAE. Study of FTSE100 reveals a worrying dip as proportion reporting on Human Rights falls from 97% in 2014 to 86% in 2015; This raises worries that firms are failing to recognise the need to engage meaningfully with this issue.
Posted: December 15, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. What if a big problem like world hunger could be resolved, not through the minds and money of the Fortune 500 elite, but through the collective contribution of ordinary citizens simply taking responsibility for their own backyard?
Posted: December 14, 2016
UAE. Vidsys software collects, analyzes, verifies, resolves and tracks information from multiple disparate subsystems using open architecture standards that enable numerous organizations to manage situations in real-time.
Posted: December 13, 2016
UAE. Hoteit, a Partner and Managing Director at The Boston Consulting Group Middle East was honoured during an awards event; Ceremony aims to provide a platform to raise awareness about the significant achievements of Arab women across the GCC.
Posted: December 11, 2016
UAE. A wide range of Sennheiser transmitters, receivers, antenna distribution systems and headsets were used for percussion, communications and other background operations vital to the show.
Posted: December 9, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. High abandonment rates ( 29% for smartwatches, 30% for fitness trackers) indicate the need for more compelling value propositions to drive greater adoption.
Posted: December 8, 2016
UAE. The Premier Inn Dubai Ibn Battuta Mall hotel has paired up The Mothership, an award-winning parenting website which offers a very honest take on living, working and parenting in Dubai.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 18, 2017
UAE. 2020 Expo key to 'lukewarm' construction market in UAE with costs forecast to rise by 2% in 2017; Rest of the region including Qatar and Oman seeing construction slowdown and stable costs, reflecting oil prices.
date:Posted: May 16, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Britain's Labour Party has announced that if elected it would introduce a 45% income tax rate on incomes over 80k pounds, and a 50% rate over 123k.
date:Posted: May 15, 2017
UAE. UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Oman's aviation infrastructure to help fuel travel and tourism sectors and accelerate economic growth; Around 46% of region's aviation projects are located in Saudi Arabia; More than two-thirds are being executed in the GCC.
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