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Posted: 01-08-2011
UAE. Nada al Qassimi was the head of media and marketing at the Dubai Health Authority when the company hired to run the campaign on diabetes botched the job. Having seen too many companies, especially foreign ones, run bad campaigns because of the lack of understanding of the local culture, she decided to open her own company, Two 12, in the midst of the recession in March 2008, to provide better marketing and advertising services to organisations in the UAE. Over in Abu Dhabi, Ziad al Khaja and Abboud al Braiki of Visual Advertising created the city’s first roadside recycling bins that g
Posted: April 20, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Focus of the report is how we are nearing the end of the largest monetary policy experiment of all time in a backdrop of ascendant nationalism, staggering inequality and a widespread loss of hope among the younger generation.
Posted: April 19, 2018
LEBANON. Drop due to the suspension of interest-rate subsidies on housing loans at the beginning of the year; The index is at its lowest level since Q2 2015 and the third lowest level in 43 quarterly readings; Reviving demand in Lebanon requires immediate measures and incentives from the government.
Posted: April 18, 2018
UAE. Speaking at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC), Dr. Martin Berlin, Partner and Global Deals Real Estate Leader said the issues and challenges facing Middle East Hospitality and Tourism can be grouped into five categories, collectively known by their acronym ADAPT.
Posted: April 18, 2018
UAE. "The Dirty Secrets of Network Firewalls" revealed that IT managers cannot identify 45% of their organization's network traffic; Nearly one-in-four cannot identify 70% of their network traffic.
Posted: April 17, 2018
UAE. Research by Help AG has revealed that GDPR will apply to the data of all individuals within the EU, even non-EU citizens, representing a major departure from commonly held belief among regional organizations.
Posted: April 16, 2018
UAE. New report reveals that the majority of CEOs are investing in cybersecurity strategies that are misaligned with their Technical Officers: 62% of CEOs inaccurately cite malware as the primary threat to cybersecurity; 24% are not even aware they have experienced a breach.
Posted: April 16, 2018
UAE. Apartment and villa sales prices down 5% in Q1 2018, the highest quarterly decline in apartment sales prices since 2014; Rental rates for both apartments and villas fell by 2%.
Posted: April 15, 2018
BIRMINGHAM. The 450-practising teachers surveyed across the UK say that character education would improve school grades, according to findings in a new poll.
Posted: April 15, 2018
UAE. Cybersecurity requires more (and better) protective measures than ever before. This article reviews some security aspects users should look at in a home network -particularly those related to the configuration of its internet-connected router.
Posted: April 13, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Predictability is not the innovation destination. It's not the ultimate goal. It's a continuous unending journey of looking forward and finding the unknown - close enough to warn us of danger but far enough to keep us excited, motivated and on our toes.
Posted: April 12, 2018
UAE. Three out of four organizations in the oil and natural gas industry in the Middle East have experienced a security compromise in the past 12 months that resulted in the loss of confidential data or operational technology (OT) disruption.
Posted: April 11, 2018
UAE. Surveyed omnichannel decision makers anticipate disruption led by drones, autonomous vehicles and crowdsourced delivery; 78% of logistics companies expect to provide same-day delivery by 2023.
Posted: April 10, 2018
UAE. The global economic growth is now driven by developing countries and companies in the developing world are becoming the growth driver of global economy.
Posted: April 10, 2018
UAE. PwC Middle East today released a new publication; The ADAPT framework is aimed at taking a holistic yet nuanced and detailed look at the multiple pressing challenges governments, organisations and individuals face.
Posted: April 9, 2018
UAE. Al Maktoum International Airport expansion project tops the list with US$8 billion (AED29.3 billion).

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date:Posted: April 20, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Focus of the report is how we are nearing the end of the largest monetary policy experiment of all time in a backdrop of ascendant nationalism, staggering inequality and a widespread loss of hope among the younger generation.
date:Posted: April 19, 2018
UAE. Software technology sector saw most number of professionals changing jobs in 2017; Lack of opportunities for career advancement touted as the biggest reason.
date:Posted: April 19, 2018
LEBANON. Drop due to the suspension of interest-rate subsidies on housing loans at the beginning of the year; The index is at its lowest level since Q2 2015 and the third lowest level in 43 quarterly readings; Reviving demand in Lebanon requires immediate measures and incentives from the government.
INTERNATIONAL. Focus of the report is how we are nearing the end of the largest monetary policy experiment of all time in a backdrop of ascendant nationalism, staggering inequality and a widespread loss of hope among the younger generation.
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