Friday , 24 November 2017

Government

Minister of Labor praises Bupa Arabia for pioneering female employment

H.E. Eng. Adel Fakieh heads Ministry of Labor delegation on visit to Bupa Arabia’s flagship headquarters in Jeddah Jeddah, 02 July 2012: The Minister of Labor, H.E. Eng. Adel Fakieh, headed a delegation that visited the Jeddah Headquarters of Bupa Arabia on Tuesday 31 July 2012 in recognition of the Kingdom’s first specialized health insurer’s role as a pioneer in …

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New Report Targets Bright Future for Women of Iraq

ALWANE Coalition organizes Iraqi ‘Future Search’ to identify key gender goals. Ministers and MPs join ALWANE in call for reforms to advance women’s status. Baghdad. The ALWANE regional coalition has taken a major step forward in its mission to promote women’s advancement through the release of a new report on the gender landscape in Iraq. Drawn from a wide-ranging consultation …

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UAE: Franchising Helps Women Balance Work & Family

Guest Post provided by HSBC Increasing numbers of women are taking over the role of franchise operator. According to a franchise survey conducted earlier this year, 22 per cent more women have joined the industry during the previous six years – and enjoyed being a part of it. The NatWest/bfa Franchise Survey 2012 reported that between 16 per cent of …

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Dubai eGovernment’s ePay generates over AED 2 billion in first half of 2012

Statistics reveal a 21 % increase over same period last year The online payment services provided by Dubai eGovernment Department through the Internet and mobile phone for instant payment of government fees are experiencing increasing demand by the public with over AED 2 billion collected in the first half of 2012 representing a 21% increase over the previous year. ePay …

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Recovery and resolution of financial market infrastructures

International Organization of Securities Commissions CPSS-IOSCO issue consultative report on the recovery and resolution of financial market infrastructures The Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems (CPSS) and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) have today published for public comment a consultative report on the Recovery and resolution of financial market infrastructures. Financial market infrastructures (FMIs) play an essential role …

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The International Alliance for Women names Dubai executive as recipient of World of Difference 100 Awards

  Dubai Business Women Council Vice President Faiza Al Sayed recognised for efforts in women’s economic empowerment and advancement Faiza Al Sayed, Vice President of Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC), has been named as a recipient of The International Alliance for Women (TIAW) World of Difference 100 Awards in recognition of her efforts to support women’s economic empowerment and advancement …

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Dubai SME concludes three seminars on successful entrepreneurial strategies

  Training programmes to resume in September 2012 after summer break Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development in Dubai mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, successfully conducted three seminars during May-June 2012 to train SME owners and entrepreneurs in strategic business management skills and building customer-focused organisations. The seminars, organised as part …

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Dubai Chamber study shows growth in UAE business competitiveness

The UAE ranks 27th out of 142 countries in the Global Competitiveness Report. Records the first place globally in efficiency of governmental fiscal policy and ranks 5th in the world for cross border trading. Study also highlights challenges in the areas of resolving insolvency and contract enforcement. Dubai, UAE: The UAE ranks as the third-most competitive economy in the region …

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BofA Merrill Lynch Report Says Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Lead MENA’s Construction Boom

  Market Currently Accounts for 46 Percent of MENA’s Project Pipeline SAUDI ARABIA – According to a new medium term outlook BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research Report ‘GCC 2020: Time to Shift Gears’, Saudi Arabia is set to take the lead in regional infrastructure investment and construction spending. Over the next 15 years, the MENA construction sector will be a …

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UAE education expenditure up 78 per cent in 2012 as GETEX Autumn 2012 expects bigger turnout from exhibitors, visitors

UAE Government allocates AED 8.2 billion for education or 25 per cent of the total federal budget in 2012 Education expenditure in the UAE now accounts for 25 per cent of the total federal budget, underlining the critical importance of education in the social and economic development agenda of the government. Moreover, the UAE Government has increased its budget for …

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