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Over 8,000 new companies joined Dubai Chamber in H1 2016

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Saudi Arabia top destination for Chamber members’ exports and re-exports in the region 138 billion dirhams was the total exports and re-exports between January and June 2016 478,000 Certificates of Origin issued with a 2% growth, compared to H1 2015 125 ATA Carnets issued and 308 delegations from 67 countries received 202 meetings held by the Chamber’s international offices with …

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61% of workers would now turn down a job where flexibility was not on offer

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Research by Regus shows that workers crave flexibility and the well-being it brings them UAE – Latest research by Regus, the global workplace provider, reveals that flexibility is a key value for workers who actually report that they would actually go as far as to turn down a job where flexibility was not offered at all. Almost half report they …

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DEWA Organises ‘Partnership for the Future’ Creativity Lab for Strategic Partners

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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has organised a Creativity Lab workshop, with the theme ‘Partnership for the Future,’ which was attended by strategic partners. This is part of DEWA’s efforts to enhance and support strategic partnerships with the public and private sectors. The workshop was held at the One&Only Royal Mirage Hotel in Dubai, to strengthen ongoing cooperation with …

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Exness launches Middle East event and partner awards in Dubai

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“During this event, the Exness regional team will also be providing comprehensive offerings to help our partners in the region.” Exness Group, a leading currency exchange broker, today launched its first regional event, held from July 22 to 25, in the Middle East and Africa. “The three-day event is a great opportunity for our partners to meet our CEO, Petr …

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Doha bank achieves strong performance ratios

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His Excellency Sheikh Fahad Bin Mohammad Bin Jabor Al-Thani, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Doha Bank, announced Doha Bank’s financial results for the first half of 2016. Net profit for the first half of 2016 recorded QAR 708 million despite the sharp decline in the oil prices in the Gulf area and the challenges that face the financial …

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Job hunting in the UAE just became less stressful with dubizzle’s new tool for applicants

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The UAE’s leading recruitment platform adds more transparency to the job seekers through its new applicants’ dashboard The tool tracks job applications by listing the jobs applied for, displaying the total number of applicants for each position, and showing the status of their CV. New ‘Highlight your application’ feature allows applicants to promote their skills, offering recruiters an additional screening …

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The Executive Committee Adopts Development Projects in Partnership with the Private Sector, Worth AED 470 Million

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AED 112 million adopted for the roads and infrastructure project aimed at creating 104 housing units The Executive Committee also applauded the World Bank 2016 Doing Business report results for Abu Dhabi and confirms the efficiency of plans adopted to develop and improve the competitiveness of the Emirate’s business environment Musataha agreement awarded to the private sector for the project …

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Realigning sector perception and leadership key to Dubai Industrial Strategy success

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The Dubai Industrial Strategy aims to elevate the emirate into a hub for knowledge-based, sustainable and innovation-focused businesses and also to generate Dh160bn by 2030. The strategy will develop and implement long-term industrial policies meant to enhance the competitiveness of Dubai’s industrial sector and its free zones. According to Oxford Strategic Consulting research, the success of the Dubai Industrial Strategy …

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Ras Al Khaimah targets German market through TUI partnership

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TUI and Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Tourism Development Authority enter marketing partnership to promote the emirate as a premier leisure tourism destination Ras Al Khaimah – UAE – Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) has entered into a cooperative marketing agreement with German tour operator TUI – the world’s largest leisure, travel and tourism company. A key pillar in …

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Digital Payments to Generate USD 2 Trillion in Revenue by 2020

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Half of EMEA Banks to Hire a Chief Digital Officer in Next Four Years: IDC; FinTech Experts James Barrese and Andres Wolberg-Stok to Highlight Non-Traditional Banking at GITEX Technology Week 2016 Dubai, United Arab Emirates – GITEX Technology Week 2016 will welcome an exceptional line up of finance and technology experts, including James Barrese, formally CTO of PayPal, and Andres …

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