business

  • 6th UAE-China Joint Economic Committee meeting concludes

    The 6thsession of the UAE-China Joint Economic Committee held in the capital of Beijing, China has concluded. The UAE delegation was headed by H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy, while the Chinese side was led by Zhong Shan, Minister of Commerce of the People's Republic of China.

  • 7 Most Bizarre Classifieds Advertisements People Have Posted in Dubai

    Looking for a pink tutu for your dog’s ballet recital? Or a ‘hand-crafted golden Aladdin lamp’- hopefully to summon Genie and make all your wishes come true?

  • 7% Increase in Visitors Numbers to Expo Centre Sharjah in the First Quarter of 2017

    Expo Center Sharjah has recently announced a 7% increase in the number of unique visitors to the various exhibitions and events organized by the Centre during the first quarter of 2017, year on year, with 302,474 visitors to the various events and exhibitions coming from around the UAE and beyond.

  • 70% of females want to better their skills to aid a return to the workplace

    According to a new survey carried out by the women-only portal Hopscotch, there is a huge disparity between the support females need in order to make their journey back to work a smooth one, and what is currently on offer in the GCC region.

  • 70% of Recent Hires Require Competencies Aligned with Progressive Education, Research Shows

    Education expert, Dr. Paul Lieblich, affirms that education requires an overhaul in order to answer the transitioning needs of global industry and society as a whole. Assigned to Clarion School Dubai following his recent appointment as Director of Schools at Scholars International Group, his first aim is to reshape the process of learning to ensure that it addresses the demands of a rapidly-evolving modern world.

  • 70% of remittances from Qatar is received by South Asian countries

    Citing data from the World Bank, Xpress Money, one of the world’s most dependable money transfer brands has pointed out that South Asian countries are the largest beneficiaries of remittances originating from Qatar.

  • 72 hours of exclusive offers from INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles

    Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, is granting customers and car buyers a unique opportunity over three days to own an INFINITI at an exceptional price cut.

  • 75% MEASURED AND VERIFIED ELECTRICITY SAVINGS at DEWA POWER STATIONS

    Etihad ESCO, the energy retrofit entity has executed the lighting retrofit project at the DEWA power stations in Jebel Ali and Al Awir. The project involved replacing 8,500 light fixtures with high efficiency LEDs and it has exceeded the contractual savings guarantee to 75% savings from initial electricity consumption, which is equivalent to a 15 GWh reduction annually.

  • 75% of Empower’s85,000 customers embraces ‘e-services’ of the company

    Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, recently reported that more customers have embraced the habit of transacting with the company through its ‘E-Service’ system, an electronic facility which allows customers to pay bills online, view their bills history, register and track requests, and view consumption trends, among others.

  • 80% of EMEA Life Sciences Companies Found Candidates Misrepresenting Information on their CVs

    Up to 1 in 5 candidates across the EMEA Life Science’s industry have been found misrepresenting information on their job applications, according to recent findings by HireRight, a leading provider of global candidate pre-employment screening services. The findings have been released as part of HireRight’s 2018 EMEA Employment Screening Benchmark Report, which surveyed over 6,000 HR professionals across the EMEA, APAC and US regions.

  • 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria now delivers

    800 Degrees, a Neapolitan Pizzeria rightly known for preserving the heritage of Old World Italian tradition with its Pizza Napoletana baked with only the freshest, ripest ingredients right in front of the eaters now also delivers its piping hot pizzas to select locations in Dubai. With an aim to make the pizzas rightly accessible and available to its consumers at their convenience, 800 Degrees Napoli-inspired pizzas are now just a phone call away (800 DEGREES – 800 3347337). The delivery services will currently be available at the City Centre Deira, City Centre Me’aisem and Mall of the Emirates outlets.

  • 800PIZZA® announces latest UAE franchise deal to mark 11 years in business

    800PIZZA®, the brand synonymous with authentic and traditional Italian pizza, has announced a new franchise deal.  Adding to its portfolio of twelve outlets currently in operation across the UAE, the newest outlet serves to further grow the brand’s presence in the region, and achieve its goal of having 15 outlets in operation by 2020.

  • 84% of MENA region’s Youth believe that growth of Private Sector is the way forward

    A survey conducted by Oliver Wyman in collaboration with INJAZ Al-Arab in the MENA region, has revealed 84% of the region’s youth respondents believe the private sector will continue to grow in the region. More than half (56%) hold a positive opinion on the sector overall - a high ‘approval’ rate for the private sector given the dominant role of the public sector in many countries. The survey evaluated demands of the future labor market and perspectives of the young generation shaping the private sector’s potential contribution to overall economic growth. 

  • 86% of surveyed expats are proud to call the UAE their home, an Xpress Money survey revealed

    38% of expats residing in the UAE who were surveyed by Xpress Money, consider the country to be their home because they feel safe and have a sense of security here. 27% of expats are grateful for the good career opportunities and the cultural diversity the country has to offer while 25% of the expats feel that the UAE has given them a better quality of life. These results come from a national survey of expatriate opinions conducted by Xpress Money on the occasion of the 45th UAE National Day.

  • 88.5% of Working Women in the Middle East Believe Labor LawsAre Fair to Them, According a Bayt.com and YouGov Survey

    With every passing year, workplace equality becomes a higher priority for organizations around the world – and those in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are no exception. According to the ‘Working Women in the Middle East and North Africa’ survey by Bayt.com, the Middle East’s number one job site,and global online market research company, YouGov,almost allworking women who provided an answer (88.5%) believe that the labor laws in their country of residence are fair to women.

  • 90% of Jobs Today Require Creativity and Innovation, Bayt.com Poll Shows

    Many of today’s most pressing business problems require creative thinking to solve them, and creativity is an essential ingredient for business growth. Creativity and Innovation in the MENA poll conducted by Bayt.com, the region’s number one job site, shows that nine in 10 jobs nowadays require creativity and innovation.

  • 93.2% of MENA Professionals Say Employers Are Responsible to Promote Health and Wellbeing

    The Bayt.com ‘Health and Wellbeing in the MENA’ poll, conducted with over 9,000 respondents in the region, revealed a variety of insights about lifestyles of professionals and how employers can elicit a healthy change in the workplace. According to the poll, a great majority (93.2%) of respondents believe that it is the employer’s responsibility to promote health and wellbeing at work. In fact, nearly 7 in 10 respondents place greater value on health insurance compared to a higher salary.

  • 97% of Gemalto shares have been tendered to the Thales offer

    Reference is made to the joint press release by Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) and Gemalto (Euronext Amsterdam and Paris: GTO) dated 29 March 2019 on the results of the recommended all-cash offer by Thales for all the issued and outstanding shares of Gemalto (the Offer) in which the Offer was declared unconditional and the Post-Closing Acceptance Period was announced. Terms not defined in this press release will have the meaning as set forth in the Offer Document.

  • 9ROUND LAUNCHES IN DUBAI DELIVERING THE ULTIMATE BODY TRANSFORMATION PROGRAM FOR ALL FITNESS LEVELS

    9Round - the specialized fitness center for people who want a unique, fun, and proven workout that guarantees results – has launched its first gym in Dubai.

  • A Car for Everyone: The New Generation Hyundai i30 Revealed

    Hyundai has revealed details of its New Generation i30, emphasizing the new model as the DNA car that represents the core of the Hyundai brand. The New Generation i30 is Hyundai Motor’s answer to changing contemporary values and customer preferences toward technology driven solutions, individuality in style and flexibility.