Monday , 22 January 2018

Business

H.H. Sheikh Mansour Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid and H.H. Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi visit FCW stand at Cityscape Global 2016 among other high-profile individuals

H.H. Sheikh Mansour Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai International Marine Club, and H.H. Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of Ajman Municipality and Planning, among other high-profile individuals were briefed on the ongoing contemporary and sophisticated residential, commercial, leisure, and mixed-use developments at the multipurpose Falconcity of Wonders (FCW) project in Dubai after visiting the …

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Launch of Banking App for the Apple Watch by Saudi Hollandi Bank

SHB’s Apple Watch App will provide access to account balances, conduct bill pay transactions, and receive real-time notifications of banking activity right on customer’s wrist. Saudi Hollandi Bank, announced the launch of a banking app designed for the Apple Watch, a first in the Kingdom amongst transactional banking apps for a wearable device. The SHB Apple Watch app will enable …

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Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry hosts the UAE-Europe Business Forum

Towards more business and fruitful cooperation with the European Union. UAE-Europe trade during 2015 reached AED 236,4 billion (58 billion euros); a 13,7% increase compared to 2014 UAE is the seventh largest European export market, and 14th biggest Europe’s trade partners Value of trade according to certificates of origin between Sharjah and the 6 countries that comprise the European delegation …

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Parents in the UAE spend 140% more on university costs than global average

UAE parents spend the most globally on children’s higher education Over half (52%) looking to send children abroad want to invest in property in that country Nearly 9 in 10 have concerns about funding their children’s education UAE parents spend the most globally on children’s higher education Over half (52%) looking to send children abroad want to invest in property …

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Shaikhani Group announces the development of Dh3.5 billion worth of projects in Dubai

Dubai-based developer at advanced stage of constructing Dh1.5 billion worth of projects comprising five residential and one commercial building with 1,250 units while it has announced a further Dh2 billion investment to coincide with Expo 2020. Key Announcements Dubai-based property developer executes 11 residential and commercial projects with a combined development value of Dh3.5 billion Company’s projects to deliver 2,100 …

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A study by dubizzle on millennials’ sentiment of buying a home in the UAE

44% of millennials intend to purchase a home in the UAE in the next 3 years 25% would rather invest in their own start up or other businesses, before buying a home in the UAE *millennials (people reaching young adulthood around the year 2000) Key findings: 1. The millennial segment’s property buying preferences are for 1 BRs in JLT, 1&2 …

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Booming education sector creates opportunities in Alternative Investments across the Middle East

Alternative Real Estate investments gain traction. Education sector is leading the way as an increased number of real estate investors, developers and builders seek ‘alternative investments’ to diversify their portfolios The total school age population within the five major Middle East cities of Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Jeddah, Riyadh and Cairo is expected to increase by over 1 million by 2020, …

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Leading Arab banks to participate in SWIFT’s annual global financial services event

More than 200 delegates and exhibitors will represent the Arab community at Sibos 2016 to discuss the future of the financial services with industry peers from around the world. SWIFT, a member-owned cooperative and global provider of secure financial messaging services, announces today that more than 200 delegates and exhibitors from the Arab region will take part in Sibos 2016, …

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DED’s Compliance Day for businesses widely welcomed across UAE

The initiative launched by the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai to enable businesses avoid violations or penalties through improved compliance with commercial regulations has been praised by the economic departments in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah. Representatives of the four economic departments from the sister emirates also welcomed DED’s proposal to observe a penalty-free ‘Compliance …

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Sabre appoints new country manager to lead its expansion strategy in Qatar

Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, has appointed Ghassan Abu Khalaf as its new country manager for Qatar, to lead its operations and deploy Sabre’s expansion strategy across the country. With more than 20 years’ experience working for global technology companies in the Middle East, Ghassan’s primary role will be leading the Sabre …

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