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80% of Professionals in the Middle East Find It Easier to Communicate with Employers via Online Job Sites
Business & Money | Wednesday 29 March, 2017 6:00 am
A new poll by, the Middle East’s #1 job site, entitled ‘Communication at Work in the Middle East,’ revealed that almost all respondents (91.4%) from the Middle East prefer having a job where they can communicate “freely and frequently.” For respondents who are ...
SMEs at risk of digital exclusion, says ICAEW
Business & Money | Monday 27 March, 2017 10:15 am
Smaller businesses could be excluded from Government plans to make tax transactions digital according to new research from ICAEW. The accountancy and finance body says smaller companies and many individuals will not have the necessary tools or know-how to make the shift, and will end up incurring...
Panasonic Donates a Total of 1,584 Solar Lanterns to South Africa, Swaziland, and Lesotho
Technology & IT | Monday 27 March, 2017 5:10 am
Since 2012, Panasonic Corporation has been working on the 100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project, a project that aims to donate a total of 100 thousand solar lanterns to the world's non-electrified areas by 2018, which is the centennial of Panasonic's foundation. As part of the effort, the...
Business & Money | Tuesday 21 March, 2017 5:19 am
Alkhabeer Capital, a leading asset manager specializing in alternative investments, announced today its financial results for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016, which mark the Company’s seventh consecutive year of record financial performance. Total operating income increased by 16...
ACTS bags quality control, geotechnical and testing works on Qatar stadiums
Sports | Tuesday 21 March, 2017 5:18 am
Advanced Construction Technology Services (ACTS), the leading consulting organisation in the field of construction materials and geotechnical engineering, recently announced that it has been engaged to provide its services in connection with five World Cup stadiums and three related energy centres...
Saudi ICT Market to Reach Record-High of SAR 128 Billion in 2017
Technology & IT | Tuesday 21 March, 2017 5:03 am
Al Nasser Trading and Import Company and the Saudi General Authority for Zakat and Income Tax were named today as among the most digitally-innovative organizations in the Middle East and North Africa. Demonstrating the strong potential for Saudi digital transformation, the Kingdom’s ICT...
‘1001 Titles’ Reaches 60% of Target
Culture & Education | Sunday 19 March, 2017 7:00 am
During its participation in the 46th edition of the London Book Fair, the management of the ‘1001 Titles’ initiative has announced that it has reached 60% of its target to launch 1,001 Emirati Arabic books in two years, keeping it on track for a regional publishing milestone. Majd Al ...
 Islamic banks in GCC likely to outperform conventional counterparts
Culture & Education | Saturday 18 March, 2017 2:56 pm
The profitability of Islamic banks in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is likely to outpace that of their conventional peers for the second consecutive year in 2017 on the back of stronger margins and the resilient cost of risk, said a report issued by Moody’s Investors...
Qatar First Bank announces 2016 year-end financial results
Business & Money | Thursday 16 March, 2017 5:00 am
Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (Public) “QFB”, a leading Shari’ah compliant bank based in Qatar and listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), has released its financial results for the year ended 31 December 2016 and announced the launch of the second phase of its cost rationalisation...
Huawei jumps to No.40 on Brand Finance’s list of the world’s most valuable brands
Technology & IT | Thursday 16 March, 2017 4:00 am
For the second year in a row, Huawei features in the world’s most valuable brands list, improving on its 2015 position through high-end flagship devices and innovative global marketing campaigns Huawei advanced to become the world’s 40th most valuable brand in 2017, up seven places...
Bodrum Week at Dubai
Bodrum Week at Dubai
Tuesday 28 March, 2017 3:30