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Times Higher Education International Student List names American University of Sharjah number one in the world

AUS currently welcomes students from more than 95 countries Sharjah, UAE — For the second year running, American University of Sharjah (AUS) has topped the Times Higher Education (THE) list of universities with the highest percentage of international students globally. The list is widely regarded as one of the most reliable indicators of international student numbers, with the list’s data …

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Dubai among world’s top 3 model smart cities

Emirate has been taking a pioneering role in self-driving cars, automated ports, testing of delivery robots and drones and social robots among others. By Waheed Abbas, Khaleej Times Dubai has been chosen among the world’s top 3 model smart cities, pioneering in different public and private services for the betterment of its residents. This thanks to a host of initiatives …

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DP World keen to explore new investment opportunities in Africa

DP World pushes ahead with its long-term strategy focusing on the continent. DP World is looking for new investment and expansion opportunities across Africa, as it pushes ahead with its long-term strategy focusing on the continent, the company’s Senior Vice President and Managing Director for the UAE Region Mohammed Al Muallem told delegates on Thursday at the fourth Global Business …

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A woman’s tale: working as a female entrepreneur in a male-dominated world

Standing on stage at an event in Abu Dhabi to celebrate International Women’s Day, Dunia Othman was quizzed by members of the mainly female audience on why, out of all of the opportunities open to her, she chose to male-focused name for her product and even put a prominent moustache in her logo. “Mr Usta, the name chosen for the …

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UAE among top ten most competitive countries in the world

Dubai: The UAE made it into the coveted list of the ten most competitive countries in the world in the 2017, according to the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook. This year, the country improved its ranking by five positions from its 2016 overall global competitiveness ranking of 15th, securing a place among the world’s top ten most competitive nations. The IMD …

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Qatar’s Ooredoo is world’s fastest fibre operator- Report

New Research Shows that Qatar Leads the World in Fibre Roll-Out, Fibre Take-Up and 4K Services Penetration Qatar’s nationwide fibre network, built primarily upon Ooredoo’s Supernet infrastructure, leads the world in terms of roll-out speed and customer take-up, according to a new report from global consulting group Arthur D. Little. The report, “Race to Next Generation Fibre – Arthur D. …

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Riyadh named sixth fastest growing travel destination in the world in Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index 2016

Saudi Arabian capital is also ranked the second most popular destination in Middle East and Africa. Riyadh, KSA – Reinforcing its reputation as a rising business and tourism hub, Riyadh has been named the sixth fastest growing travel destination in the world, according to the Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index 2016 which was released recently. Riyadh – with a compounded …

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Telecommunications Regulatory Authority participates in World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly 2016 in Tunisia

TRA is Gold Sponsor for 60th anniversary celebration of the establishment of the standardization sector. The Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) is participating with a high-level delegation at the World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA) meeting which started on October 25 in Yasmine Al Hammamat City in Tunisia and will continue until November 3, 2016. The meeting is held every four years …

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Digital Shadows Recognized As One Of World’s Most Innovative Cybersecurity Technologies

Company to be honored at SINET Showcase in Washington, D.C., Nov. 2-3, 2016 Digital Shadows, a provider of cyber situational awareness, has been named one of the world’s most innovative cybersecurity technologies of 2016 in the annual SINET 16 awards. Each year SINET, an organization focused on advancing cybersecurity innovation through public-private collaboration, looks at the most innovative early stage …

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Dubai future foundation announces seven key “future challenges”, open to applications from companies around the world

Directives from HH Sheikh Mohammed – monitored closely by HH Sheikh Hamdan – stress urgency and for cooperation in the quest to achieve the targets of the initiative. HE Al Gergawi: “Dubai Future Accelerators” is the business support system that is most in line with government directives and strategies. Several prominent UAE figures commented on the initiative, including HE Humaid …

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