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DHA holds ceremony for Summer Training Students

The Dubai Health Authority held a felicitation ceremony for students who undertook summer training at the Dubai Health Authority. The ceremony took place at the Rashid Medical Library Auditorium in the presence of His Excellency Khalid Al Sheikh Mubarak, Deputy Director-General of the DHA and other senior health officials. The DHA had organised a training program for 139 Emirati students …

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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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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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Zayed Future Energy Prize Closes Submissions

579 entries from 88 countries highlight quality and breadth of submissions Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Zayed Future Energy Prize, the world’s preeminent prize for demonstrated renewable energy and sustainability solutions, closed for submissions on July 16, 2012 with a record 579 submissions an increase of 36 percent over last year and 386 percent over 2009, the first year the Prize …

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Dubai Gears up for the World Energy Forum 2012

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of The Supreme Council of Energy for Dubai has announced that the World Energy Forum 2012 in Dubai confirms the United Arab Emirates’ leadership and people’s commitment to continuing to establish the foundations for the all-round economic and social development of its communities to accomplish sustainable development in order to become …

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Middle East Optimism Continues with Consumer Confidence in UAE Highest Since 2009: MasterCard Index

MasterCard  today revealed the results of the latest MasterCard Worldwide IndexTMof Consumer Confidence, which found that, with a score of 86.0, consumer confidence levels in the UAE are at their highest since 2009. Consumers in the UAE are very optimistic in their attitudes towards all five indicators measured. When compared to the previous edition of the Index released 6 months …

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UAE: RTA announces services timing during Ramadan

The Roads & Transport Authority – Manal Khalild: The Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the working hours for delivering diverse services during the holy month of Ramadan covering customer service centers, car parking facilities, public buses, Dubai Metro, marine transit means, driving institutes, and vehicles testing & registration centers. “Modifying the service delivery timing aims to uplift the …

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Improved Energy Harvesting Technologies Boost Efficiency in Buildings, Finds Frost & Sullivan

  Mass adoption is delayed as more R&D is needed to establish a total solution Dubai, U.A.E., 11th July, 2012: Heating, cooling and lighting are the main energy expenditures in buildings today. A building automation system (BAS), which is powered by batteries, can assist in reducing and optimising these energy expenses, while maintaining a comfortable environment for occupants. The key …

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Innovation Crucial in Current Low Growth Economy Say Middle East Manufacturers

  White Paper Including Results from Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE Reveals Inadequate Tools and Systems Hinder Innovation-led Strategies Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 08 February 2012 – Manufacturers are investing in product innovation and added value services as a means to compete and drive growth according to IDC Manufacturing Insights’ latest white paper, In Pursuit of Operational Excellence: Accelerating Business …

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