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Startup Oman & Outward Bound Oman partner to launch Tajawuz Entrepreneurship Expedition Series

Muscat, Oman — Startup Oman (www.startupoman.om), the Sultanate’s only online platform created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs and Outward Bound Oman (www.outwardboundoman.com)have partnered to launch the Tajawuz Entrepreneurship Expedition Series. The series will be made up of four expeditions per year and is focused on challenging entrepreneurial mindsets. The first expedition will be conducted in Jabal Al Akhdar from July 12 …

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Etihad Airways wins top honours at the prestigious Adam Smith Awards

Abu Dhabi, UAE – Following a string of recent awards for its funding activities and treasury practice, Etihad Airways swept top honours at the Treasury Today Adam Smith Awards in London. Etihad Airways’ treasury team collected the highest honour, winning the Top Treasury Team Award for overall excellence. The team also picked up the awards for Best Financing Solution and …

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KBW Investments and Ascorel Group establish Middle East partnership

Dubai-based investment concern, KBW Investments, founded and Chaired by HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal, today announced the formation of a partnership with French technology manufacturer, Ascorel Group. The agreement, signed by Ahmed Alkhoshaibi, Group CEO, KBW Investments, and Francis-Pierre Lemahieu, President of Ascorel Group, entails the creation and launch of Ascorel Middle East, centered on servicing the markets …

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Three-quarters of respondents in the Middle East research companies online before accepting a job offer

The latest poll from Bayt.com, done in partnership with Naseba, reveals that 85% of respondents believe that a company’s engagement with job seekers on social platform is positive for employer branding Beirut, Lebanon – The success of any business largely depends on the quality of the employees it attracts and retains. According to the recent Bayt.com “Trends in Employer Branding …

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DEWA is strategic partner of the Rashid bin Mohammed Ramadan Forum

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is supporting the Rashid bin Mohammed Ramadan Forum as its strategic partner, under the patronage of HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF). The forum was organised by the Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities (IACAD), and will be held throughout …

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KOOOT.com, an online shopping platform with a global stretch and a social edge, enables women in the Middle East

The recently launched online shopping platform KOOOT.com is the first online shopping website in the region with the primary aim of enabling Arab women to develop themselves professionally and become financially self-reliant. The website provides talented women entrepreneurs with a platform to market and distribute their products. At the same time, it offers shoppers access to global brands that have …

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Expo 2020 Dubai and DP World partner to position the UAE at the heart of future global trade

Partnership with global trade enabler DP World to help Expo 2020 promote a future of Mobility, Opportunity and Sustainability. Dubai, UAE – Expo 2020 Dubai today announced DP World as its Premier Global Trade Partner. The company, which is a leading enabler of global marine and inland trade, owns and operates 77 terminals globally including the Port of Jebel Ali, …

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf wilts in early trade as Brexit risk saps sentiment

Stock markets in the Gulf edged down in early trade on Thursday after international bourses and oil markets slipped, partly because of fears that Britain might leave the European Union in next week’s referendum. Local day traders sold speculative Saudi Arabian shares. The insurance sector dropped 0.8 percent and was the main drag on Riyadh’s index , which had edged …

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Industry appoints new Brand Consultant for MENA region

London – Global brand consultancy Industry has appointed Nada El Barshoumi as Lead Brand Consultant for the Middle East and North Africa Region, based in Bahrain. Prior to joining Industry, Nada was a partner at Bahrain-based PR and design agency Obai & Hill, where she was employed for over 3 years. She has worked with a wide range of clients …

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Smart Dubai Office presents Dubai Customs with Smart Solutions to help improve its operations

Her Excellency (H.E.) Dr. Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, Director General, Smart Dubai City Office (SDO) visited the Dubai Customs Office to hold a strategic meeting with H.E. Ahmed Mahbooh Musabih, Director, Dubai Customs. Accompanied by a delegation from the SDO, the Director General presented its general plan to introduce the SDO’s objectives and strategies to help forge and reinforce …

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