Business

The Kingdom of Bahrain Wins the “Global Best to Invest Award” In the Middle East & Africa

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Economic Development Board – Bahrain has been honored at the eighth annual “Global Best to Invest Awards”, which has recognized the Kingdom as the top country to invest in per capita in the Middle East & Africa. The Kingdom of Bahrain ranked 1st among four GCC countries, with the UAE ranked 2nd, Saudi Arabia ranked 4th and Oman 5th. The …

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New study shows UAE a thriving hub for entrepreneurs

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) continues to serve as a hub for business innovation with a new study showing that the number of LinkedIn members noting entrepreneurship as their core job function nearly doubled in the past year. Moreover, the UAE is gaining the highest percentage of LinkedIn members identifying entrepreneurship as their job function from other countries within the …

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Kuwait Business Council established

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Formation of this 2nd GCC council takes the total to 47 councils operating under the umbrella of Dubai Chamber. The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry ‘s announcement of the recent establishment of the Kuwait Business Council in Dubai is seen as a positive step to boost economic cooperation and enhancement of trade and commerce between the business communities of …

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NCR Brings its Innovative Power Advantage Solution to Financial Institutions in the Middle East

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Power conditioners can increase ATM availability and reduce service calls up to 20%. NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today announced the introduction of Power Advantage, an innovative portfolio of power solution comprising power conditioners and an all-in-one UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) and UPM (Uninterrupted Power Manager) device, to help financial institutions improve ATM availability, reduce …

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Orange launches 6th edition of the Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East

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The projects of 4 start-ups will be recognized during the awards ceremony with prizes of 25,000, 15,000 and 10,000, while 5,000 euros will go to the winner of the Special Cultural Content Prize Orange (www.Orange.com) is launching a call for candidates for the 2016 Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East. The Orange Social Venture Prize, which …

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DHA offers 400 jobs for Emirati national at Careers UAE 2016

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DHA is offering 400 jobs in the fields of nursing, medicine, as well as administrative and medical supporting jobs. Currently DHA has reached 100 per cent in the Emiratization of top leadership management and 80 per cent Emiratization in supervisory positions. Currently 77.4 per cent of DHA’s Emirati employees are female and 22.6 per cent male, showing the authority’s commitment …

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Zain sheds light on outstanding efforts of Value Added Services partners

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Company highlights their exceptional performance during Q1 2016. Kuwait – Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, recently held the quarterly recognition event to shed light on the efforts of its outstanding authorized service providers for value added services to highlight their performance during the first quarter of 2016. Zain officials, along with VAS partners’ representatives, were present during the …

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EGA annnounces participation at Careers UAE 2016

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Aluminium giant offers exciting career opportunities for UAE Nationals. United Arab Emirates: Highlighting a corporate commitment to recruiting, retaining and developing local talent to deliver a legacy of excellence for the UAE, Emirates Global Aluminium (“EGA”) has announced its participation at Careers UAE 2016 – the annual national careers exhibition, which takes place this year at the Dubai World Trade …

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IRTI Conference Discusses Poverty Alleviation through Islamic Microfinance

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Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), a Member of the Islamic Development Bank Group, is organizing a seminar to discuss the role of Islamic microfinance in poverty alleviation on 14-15 May 2016 in Bogor, Indonesia. IRTI is collaborating with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), and three Indonesian institutions to organize the event, …

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Deloitte: Transforming gender balance in the Middle East

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Monitor Deloitte recently published a white paper “Getting the balance right- A blueprint for gender balance in the Middle East private sector” which showcases the firm’s recognition of the importance of gender balance in driving economic engines and improving organizations’ bottom line. The white paper tackles many aspects including the importance of gender balance in the workplace, how to set …

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