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  • A FUTURISTIC NETWORKING PLATFORM LAUNCHING IN UAE

    QPQ International, an innovative online networking platform that embraces three of the biggest trends of the future including sharing economy, artificial intelligence and blockchain principles would be launching in the UAE this week.

  • A Good Start to Fiscal 2017

    Evonik increased sales considerably by 19 percent to €3.68 billion in the first three months of 2017. The main growth drivers were higher demand, which boosted sales volumes, and the first-time inclusion of the Air Products specialty additives business.

  • A market first: KONE introduces ground-breaking maintenance services to the UAE

    In a revolutionary move to improve elevators and escalators’ maintenance services, KONE Corporation launched a unique set of tailor-made maintenance solutions catered to users’ needs. Following its successful launch in European markets, KONE Care™ is making its debut in the UAE offering KONE customers higher flexibility, greater transparency and better safety. In the same manner, the new features will allow customers to build their own contract, based on their specific needs and business requirements. The introduction of these new services will enhance users’ experience.

  • A MIDDLE EASTERN SUCCESS STORY – TT CUSTOM MOTORS BLAZES A TRAIL IN THE UAE

    TT Custom Motors has been the name on the lips of the royal family and motor experts in 2016.  The brand’s success story began back in 2005 when the first Turkish custom bikes ever were designed and manufactured in a workshop in Istanbul. The brand’s unique and outstanding style led to a quick breakthrough within the Turkish market and then went global, attracting the attention of Hollywood, giving TT Custom Bikes the chance to be featured in iconic movies such as The Expendables.

  • A New Destination for Japanese Sweets’ Lovers in the UAE

    The Famous Japanese Confectionery, Chateraise Patisserie, has opened its 1st branch at  Mirdif35 Mall in Dubai, UAE.

  • A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR INTERNATIONALLY OPERATING EMPLOYERS

    As the field of global Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) and workplace wellness is evolving, so is our understanding of its impact on business andits place in sustainabilityreporting.Lost working time, treatment and rehabilitation fees, are estimated to cost global business $2.8 trillion a year[1], and the business sector has recognised the increasing value created in taking a more holistic approach to health.

  • A Rise in Tenant Interest for Emirates Living

    The rise in tenant interest in Emirates living appears to show a reverse in recent trends in the city. There has been a lot of rental attraction in newer developments such as Mira, Damac Hills and Mudon because of their attractive price points and clean, fresh, ‘brand new’ appearance.  Consequently, rental prices of properties in Emirates Living have dropped, sparking more tenant interest.

  • A step in the right direction – A step towards Empowerment!

    Learning to communicate better and develop their personality is not a far-fetched dream for blue collar workers. To empower these unskilled workers, Danube Welfare Center was initiated in the year of 2015 under the vision of Mr. Rizwan Sajan Founder and Chairman for Danube Group and taken forward by the Directors. Mrs. Shabnam Kassam, Dr. Sana Sajan and Mr. Sameer Anwar Shah.

  • A touch of Thainess enhances the 2017 WTTC Global Summit in Bangkok

    As well as state-of-the-art venues, professionalism and planning expertise, much of the success of the recent World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit in Bangkok came down to the Thai touch and unique local Thai experiences offered to all delegates at this high-profile global event.

  • A Unique Gathering Around Cooperatives’ Power to Act

    The opening ceremony for the third edition of the International Summit of Cooperatives, an initiative of the International Co-operative Alliance and Desjardins Group, is taking place today at the Québec City Convention Centre. The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development of Canada, Federal MP for Louis-Hébert Joël Lightbound, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard, Quebec City Mayor Régis Labeaume, and Summit Co-hosts Monique F. Leroux, President of the International Co-operative Alliance and Guy Cormier, President and CEO of Desjardins Group are attending.

  • A-MAP finds encouragement in aftermarket auto spare parts upswing in UAE

    As demand increases in both domestic and regional markets the growth of the auto spare parts aftermarket in Dubai is witnessing positively high growth. This includes unparalleled interest in workshop equipment, tires and batteries, electronics and systems, parts and components, repairs and maintenance, accessories and customizing, car reconditioning etc.

  • A.N.Boukather SAL opens brand new KTM motorcycle dealership in Dubai, UAE

    On October 30, 2018 A.N.Boukather celebrated another milestone by opening the new KTM Motorcycle dealership on Umm Suqeim Street in Al Quoz, Dubai. Under the name ANB Automobiles LLC, the 6,500 square foot facility features a 2,150 square foot showroom, displaying the entire range of KTM’s extensive road, adventure and off-road motorcycle range.

  • A.T. Kearney Predicts Record-High M&A Activity Will Reshape the Utilities Industry

    Last year was a record year for M&A in the utilities sector globally, with total deal value reaching €329 billion, according to A.T. Kearney’s new report Mergers and Acquisitions in Utilities 2017. And, the report finds, this trend is expected to continue in 2017, as investors take on an active role to remodel the industry.

  • A.T. Kearney—Challenges Ahead for Global Chemicals M&A

    The peak in chemicals M&A may be coming to an end, according to A.T. Kearney’s new Chemicals Executive M&A Report. Despite more than 60 percent of global chemicals sector executives anticipating stronger M&A activity in 2018 than in 2017, a growing number expect a drop in activity as a result of the limited availability and high prices of targets.

  • A.T. Kearney: Political Risk and Technology are Front of Mind for Global Business Executives

    Global executives expect economic and financial volatility to be higher over the next 12 months than it was in the past year, according to the 2017 report “Views from the C-Suite” published by A.T. Kearney’s Global Business Policy Council. Volatility is perceived as yielding both positive and negative prospects. One-third of global C-suite executives surveyed identify a stronger macroeconomic environment as a top external opportunity this year.

  • A’soud Global School welcomes new Headmaster, Darren Lyon

    A’soud Global School (AGS), part of Al Najah Education’s growing portfolio of educational assets, has announced the appointment of Darren Lyon to its senior management team. From September 2018, Mr. Lyon assumes the role of Headmaster at AGS, a premium school offering international education based on proven British teaching methods, in the heart of Oman.  

  • AA Al Moosa Enterprises Celebrates the Opening of Ramada Hotel & Suites Sharjah

    A.A. Al Moosa Enterprises LLC, a dynamic, service oriented conglomerate that offers a wide spectrum of business interests, welcomed the opening of the upscale 4-star Ramada Hotel & Suites Sharjah, an addition to the growing number of  mid-market properties in the UAE and is expected to further boost the hospitality market in Sharjah.

  • aafaq Islamic Finance CEO recognised at 6th Middle East Business Leaders Awards

    aafaq Islamic Finance, a leading provider of Islamic finance products and e-government services in the UAE, has announced that its CEO, Dr. Mahmoud Abdalaal, has been bestowed with the Islamic Financial Services Award at the 6th Middle East Business Leaders Award (MEBLSA) held recently at the Armani Hotel Dubai at Burj Khalifa. Dr. Abdalaal was honoured for his exemplary leadership and immense contribution towards helming greater heights and global recognition.

  • Aafyia Insurance Services launches "Dahab" the first of its kind

    Aafiya insurance services, the leading specialized integrated service provider for healthcare management has launched its first health card “Dahab” that offers premium value-added healthcare services for its customers.

  • AAR Signs Agreement with flydubai to Support Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

    AAR (NYSE: AIR) has expanded its relationship with flydubai by signing a long-term contract to provide comprehensive flight-hour component support for its new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The Dubai-based airline is set to take delivery of 100 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft ordered at the 2013 Dubai International Airshow by the end of 2023. This is AAR's first agreement to support the new aircraft and will utilize the company's extensive global supply chain network, including its new parts warehouse in Dubai.