Future business leaders reveal their creative instincts at Dunia Young Business Leaders Program


Innovation a key feature of business plans submitted at this year’s Dunia Young Business Leaders Program, reflecting momentum behind UAE’s National Innovation Strategy. Innovation was a standout feature in the business plans developed at this year’s Dunia Young Business Leaders Program, which has just concluded its third successful year held in the UAE. Over 140 students have now taken part ...

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Oman Air launches anti-credit card fraud initiative

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Oman Air has announced the launch of a new initiative to prevent credit card fraud. The campaign will see a tightening of checks on the validity of credit card transactions. It will be backed up with social media announcements, e-flyers and newsletters, aimed at raising awareness amongst customers of the potential for credit card fraud and the steps Oman Air ...

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MasterCard Opens its Digital Security Lab to Customers


From EMV to biometrics protecting payments by testing the latest in security innovation. Purchase, N.Y. – July 26, 2015 – MasterCard on Friday opened its digital security facility to its customers, driving further collaboration on key issues that can deliver greater payments peace of mind. Located in England, the MasterCard DigiSec Lab is focused on proactively testing threats to all ...

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Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche welcomes new Director of Sales and Marketing

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Abu Dhabi – Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche luxury hotel announced the appointment of Ms. Archana Kawatra as Director of Sales and Marketing. Ms. Kawatra will be responsible for sales and business development of 282-hotel rooms property. The role includes identifying market trends, determining system improvements and implementing change. Archana Kawatra will oversee the implementation of new initiatives to enhance the ...

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ADS Securities set to become a leader in White Label Trading Technology


ADS Securities , after just four years working in global FX, has been Highly Commended in the 2015 FX Week eFX Awards Best White Label Technology Provider category. At an event held today (Tuesday 14th July) in New York, the award was presented to ADS Securities London Limited’s Chief Operating Officer, Marco Baggioli. Commenting on the award, ADS Securities Vice-Chairman ...

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Bedaya center signs mou with Qatar leadership academy


Agreement Aims To Promote Career Education and Awareness In Qatar. The Bedaya Center for Entrepreneurship and Career Development, a joint initiative by Qatar Development Bank and Silatech, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Qatar Leadership Academy (QLA), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) , to strengthen and promote career guidance services in ...

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The Bizz Arabic returns to the Middle East once again

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THE BIZZ is one of the most important business awards in the world, given out to leading business people in each sector that stand out for their business excellence. These same people foster the growth of the economy in their respective countries and throughout the world on a daily basis, thus making them examples to be followed. This year, awards ...

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Qatar career fair participates in international symposium


QCF Presents Pioneering Study on Career Guidance in Qatar to Global Audience. Qatar Career Fair (QCF), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) , recently took part in the International Centre for Career Development and Public Policy (ICCDPP) 2015 Symposium. Held from 14 to 17 June in Iowa, USA, leading career guidance and development organisations ...

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Beehive channels over AED 12 million ($3m) finance to more than 25 SMEs in the UAE

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UAE’s first peer-to-peer finance platform marks industry milestone in only 8 months Businesses saved up to 30% on their cost of finance on average Beehive empowers SMEs to expand, recruit more staff and refinance existing debt Beehive, the UAE’s leading online marketplace for peer-to-peer finance, announced it has facilitated over AED 12 million ($3m) in finance for more than 25 ...

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Abdullah Al Ghurair pledges one third of his assets to launch Abdullah Al Ghurair Education Foundation

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Initial budget of AED4.2 billion over the next 10 years. One of the largest privately funded philanthropic education initiatives in the Arab world, devoted to equipping Arab youth with the knowledge and skills they need to fulfill their promise as the future leaders of the region. Initiative to benefit more than 15,000 university gifted students from less privileged backgrounds in ...

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