The Long-Awaited ArabNet Kuwait Conference Launches Next Week


Held under the patronage and with the presence of His Excellency, Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Homoud Al-Sabah, Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs, and with the sponsorship of the Kuwait National Fund (KNF), the highly-awaited first edition of ArabNet Kuwait will take place next week, on October 4-5, 2016, at Arraya Ballroom in Kuwait City. The …

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Digital shadows global study reveals UAE tops list in Middle East for most employee data leaks


97 percent of the 1,000 largest companies have suffered compromise of employee credentials, comprising email and password combinations. Dubai, UAE – Digital Shadows, a provider of cyber situational awareness, released its Compromised Credentials research paper which analyzed the largest 1,000 companies listed on the Forbes Global 2000. The report found that 97 percent of those companies, spanning all businesses sectors …

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Susie Ballantyne Named Director of Educational Development for Bloom Education


Abu Dhabi, UAE – Bloom Education, the education division of Bloom Holding, has announced the appointment of Susie Ballantyne, a renowned education consultant, as Director of Educational Development. Starting in December in this capacity, Susie Ballantyne will oversee Bloom Education’s new initiatives including delivery of new schools and nurseries with a high quality of educational and operational standards. Susie Ballantyne …

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The first edition of HITEC Dubai will be hosted by HFTP and Naseba in 2017


Dubai, UAE – Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals, or HFTP, is a global hospitality association responsible for organizing the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference (HITEC), the world’s leading hospitality technology event. In partnership with Naseba, a business facilitation company based in Dubai, HFTP will now be bringing HITEC to the Middle East for the very first time. The most …

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Dubai Exports hosts joint forum in Sao Paulo to bring focus on Dubai as global halal hub


In partnership with Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre and UAE Consulate Islamic economy promising area for stronger Brazil-UAE ties: HE Saleh Al Suwaidi Saed Al Awadi lauds efforts of UAE diplomatic missions in promoting bilateral trade Latin America presents vast avenues for Islamic economy: Abdulla Al Awar Dubai – Dubai Exports, the export promotion agency of the Department of Economic …

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Abu Dhabi Housing Authority and Abu Dhabi University ink MOU to collaborate on research

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Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi Housing Authority (ADHA) and Abu Dhabi University recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the opportunities of cooperation in scientific research, field studies, academic applications of housing related activities and the development of scientific methodology used for pre-planning and forecasting Abu Dhabi’s housing needs, in addition to chances for student internship and training. The …

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Low Salaries the Number One Factor Contributing to Stress in the MENA Workplace


Beirut – While much of the stress we experience comes from our personal lives, sometimes, a person’s stress can be caused by, or made worse, by work. In its poll entitled, ‘Stress in the MENA Workplace’, Bayt.com, the Middle East’s leading job site, investigates the various factors that contribute to stress in workplaces across the MENA region. The poll has …

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Jafza-Japan explore investment opportunities in the region

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The Free Zone organizes Japanese Business Forum. Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), Dubai and the UAE’s flagship trade and logistics hub for the wider Middle East region and Africa organised the Japanese Business Forum, recently, to promote trade relations and explore future opportunities in various sectors. The forum, graced by Hisashi Michegama Consul General of …

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Dubai’s BMA Studio architecture start-up win big at prestigious MENA real estate awards


Africa and Arabia Property Awards 2016 honors BMA Studio, a local boutique architecture firm for four projects at prestigious awards ceremony in Dubai. Dubai’s BMA Studio have been honored at the Africa and Arabia Property Awards 2016 which took place at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai on the 22nd September. The Dubai based boutique architect firm were recognized for …

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More than 250 attend inaugural Young Global Leaders Debate in Ras Al Khaimah


Keynote speech from His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah: “Youth and education are central to Ras Al Khaimah’s growth. For centuries Ras Al Khaimah has been a crossroads for humanity, trade and business – tourism is now part of that story.” Ras Al Khaimah, UAE – Held under the …

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