Friday , 24 January 2020

Tag Archives: Middle East

TOC Middle East returns to Dubai in 2020 and will be held during UAE Maritime Week, part of Expo 2020

Global ports, shipping, maritime trade logistics and supply chain event will be held 7 – 9 December in Dubai and co-located for the first time with the Seatrade portfolio of maritime events. TOC Middle East returns to Dubai in 2020, taking place for the first time as part of UAE Maritime Week at the new Dubai Exhibition Centre, co-located with …

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HSBC voted top trade finance bank in Middle East as digital investment yields results

“As the world’s leading trade finance bank, HSBC is investing in digital to transform trade and enhance customer experience,” said Sunil Veetil, Head of Global Trade and Receivables Finance for HSBC in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey. HSBC has been voted by customers as the #1 trade finance bank in the Middle East region in the 2020 Euromoney …

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Konica Minolta Middle East supports Digital Printing Education in Pakistan

Office Automation Group and Konica Minolta donate bizhub C1060L to Govt. College of technology for printing and graphic arts. Konica Minolta, a leader in delivering matchless business transformation solutions and technologies, together with its partner Office Automation Group (OAG) has donated a digital press bizhub C1060L to Govt. College of technology for printing and graphic arts in Pakistan in order …

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Why Middle East cities should worry about climate change

Several areas in the MENA region could begin to experience periodic floods in coming years. The impact of climate change on human civilization will be “incredibly disruptive,” yet as long as the issue is viewed as a “slow-motion crash” people around the world will continue to underestimate its magnitude and urgency. That warning by Jonathan Pershing, climate envoy under the …

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Deloitte announces admission of over 60 partners, directors and principals in the Middle East

Over 230 partners from Deloitte gathered in Dubai in early November 2019 for the Middle East’s regional annual partners meeting. The meeting’s theme was “Disrupt the norm” and focused on new pervasive trends such as digital, cloud, analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI) affecting the business environment. Senior partners from the global Deloitte network, including Sharon Thorne, Global Board Chair, David …

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Latest scientific research at the fifth congress of the Middle East North Africa Committee for Research and Treatment in Multiple Sclerosis (MENACTRIMS) in Dubai

The two-day congress gathered over 700 attendees from healthcare professionals to specialists and researchers in the field of neurology, who got the opportunity to participate in a forum of excellence in MS education and research. Merck, a leading science and technology company, took part in the fifth congress of the Middle East North Africa Committee for Research and Treatment in …

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Universities must lead Middle East transformation

Amin El Sharkawi, the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Bahrain, calls for change in higher education and appeals to universities to help meet development goals. John O’Leary reports. Universities in Africa and the Middle East hold the key to greater prosperity and sustainable development for the region, Amin El Sharkawi, the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Bahrain, believes. But it …

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UAE tops in Mena with brand value of $730bln

UAE scores highly on quality, efficiency of infrastructure and is to be commended for improved ease of doing business The UAE is way ahead of all other countries in the Middle East and North Africa region, with the strongest and most prized brand value at $730 billion, while 11 out of the 20 fastest-growing nation brands of 2019 worldwide come …

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Zain KSA deploys Middle East’s largest 5G network

The 5G service will provide prepaid and post-paid customers with high-speed internet connectivity 10 times faster than the current 4G network Zain KSA has deployed 5G commercial services in the kingdom, with 2000 towers covering more than 20 cities. The deployment is the largest 5G network in the region to date and the services will be further expanded to cover …

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Spending on artificial intelligence systems in the Middle East & Africa to top $374 million in 2020

That’s according to the latest forecast from global technology research and consulting firm International Data Corporation (IDC), with a recent update to the firm’s Worldwide Artificial Intelligence Systems Spending Guide showing that spending on AI systems in MEA is expected to reach $374.2 million next year, up from $261.8 million in 2018 and an anticipated $310.3 million in 2019. Over …

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