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ASTF and Awqaf New Zealand establish the Global Awqaf Research Centre “GARC”

The Arab Science and Technology Foundation (ASTF), represented by its president Dr. Abdalla Alnajjar, and the Awqaf New Zealand (Awqaf NZ), represented by its secretary general Husain Benyounis, signed, on Tuesday night, April 3, in the city of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, through the activates of the 9th cycle of the international fair and exhibition on Development and …

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UAE: Global Aerospace Summit 2012 agenda finalized

Three weeks until global industry leaders land in Abu Dhabi for inaugural event ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, 29 MARCH 2012: Global Aerospace Summit 2012 (“The Summit”) is pleased to announce that the agenda for the Summit taking place at St. Regis Hotel, Abu Dhabi between 16-17 April 2012 has now been finalized. Tony Tyler, IATA Director General, will deliver …

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ENOC leads the debate as The Knowledge Café launches in Dubai

During the difficult economic downturn many ‘best practice’ organisations re-evaluated their human resources methods to retain talent and focused on employee engagement in order to maximise performance in the workplace and maintain a competitive edge. ENOC is one such company, which, despite the times of uncertainty and austerity, responded by optimising its spend on world-class training and change management programmes; …

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UAE: Nokia Present Groundbreaking Nokia PureView Imaging Technology

Dubai, UAE: A delegation of executives from Nokia’s Global Team for Smart Devices paid a special visit to the UAE today, once again highlighting the importance placed on the UAE and wider GCC market in Nokia’s growth strategies for the region. During the visit, Tuula Rytilä – Senior Vice President, Portfolio and Business Management, Smart Devices, Vesa Jutila – Head …

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UAE unites in global countdown to Earth Hour

Country set to join millions across the globe in the largest environmental event in history  UAE, Tuesday 27th March 2012: On Saturday 31 March at 8:30pm, the UAE will be plunged into darkness in support of the world’s largest environmental event in history – Earth Hour. Landmarks will go dark across all 7 emirates to mark the event, and public …

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UAE: Dow technology employing wastewater to cool hotel

As the United Arab Emirates prepares to celebrate World Water Day on March 22, 2012, guests at the luxury Park Hyatt Dubai hotel are being kept cool thanks to a unique water recycling project that has – to date – saved enough potable water to fill as many as 62 Olympic-sized swimming pools. At the heart of this recycling project …

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UnitedHealthcare International Launches Strategic Alliance to Offer Insurance in the Middle East

Seamless coverage for UnitedHealthcare’s ‘Global Solutions’ expatriate insurance clients in eight Middle Eastern countries  DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Mar 14, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — UnitedHealthcare International, a UnitedHealth Group UNH +0.11% company, is offering international insurance coverage to employers with employees in the Middle East through a new strategic alliance with Dubai-based Al Sagr National Insurance Co. This new alliance will provide local …

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Prepaid Middle East Awards; Finalists announced ahead of the summit

Prepaid Summit: Middle East 2012 Conference, Expo and Awards Networking Dinner, March 21 2012 Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Dubai www.vrl-financial-news.com  Inaugural Middle East Prepaid Awards in five key categories  More than 40 nominations across the region Local names such as Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank and RAK Bank chosen in multiple categories including Product Innovation UAE retailers MAF Finance, …

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SAP announces four-year US $450 million additional spend in MENA

More than 500 new SAP jobs to be created, consultant capability to triple DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 12, 2012 SAP AG SAP +0.43% today announced a four-year plan worth US $450 million (AED1.65 billion) to up-skill local talent and drive sustainable innovation and growth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The decision highlights the region as a fast-growth market …

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Amadeus receives 2012 Air Transport News award as Best IT Company

  The ATN Global Awards recognise the companies that contribute most to the industry. Dubai, UAE, March 12, 2012 – Amadeus, a leading transaction processor and provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel and tourism industry, was given the 2012 Air Transport News award as Best IT Company of the year during the official ceremony held in Athens …

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