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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: 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.
Posted: December 8, 2016
UAE. Accepting the award on behalf of Ms Gates was Hassan Al-Damluji, Head of Middle East Relations, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Posted: December 1, 2016
UAE. Singer launches weekly Breakfast and Sunset Jazz to celebrate season's festivities.
Posted: December 1, 2016
GAZA. Companies inaugurate new US$20 million bottling plant in Gaza; announce US$1.3 million investment in community programs focused on water access and youth employment.
Posted: November 30, 2016
KUWAIT. Award-winning spa launches new suite menu, ladies' membership, and ILA brand at Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: March 30, 2017
UAE. The region witnessed a record year in sovereign bond issuance eclipsing a sluggish IPO performance, according to PwC's Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services team.
date:Posted: March 27, 2017
UAE. PwC issues new report jointly with the Global Manufacturing & Industrialisation Summit; The report outlines a roadmap for CIOs to manage the transformation of industrial companies to successfully adopt IIoT; Devising a digital strategy is key for manufacturers
date:Posted: March 27, 2017
UAE. The strongest growth rate for 2014-2015 in the region was led by Saudi Arabia and the UAE, according to a new report from The Boston Consulting Group.
INTERNATIONAL. This is part two of a recent conversation I had with students, faculty, and alumni at New York University, where I had the opportunity to answer some questions concerning the turmoil in the Middle East and America's role in the world.
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