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  • World-class Mastering Leadership workshop in Dubai on May 1-2

    Executives in the Middle East will attend two intense days on the international front edge of leadership development, when Dubai – and the Middle East – host their first public Mastering Leadership workshop on May 1-2.

  • WORLD-CLASS PORT INFRASTRUCTURE A KEY DRIVER IN FREE ZONE DEVELOPMENT, MOHAMED JUMA AL SHAMISI, CEO OF ABU DHABI PORTS, TELLS GLOBAL PLATFORM

    The maritime and logistics industry still offers plenty of opportunities for growth, despite the current challenging economic climate, Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, CEO, Abu Dhabi Ports, told Oxford Business Group’sdigital broadcasting channel, Global Platform.

  • World's leading provider of respiratory care technology opens new office in Dubai Airport Freezone

    H.E. Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, Director General of the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), has officially inaugurated the new office of Aerogen, a leading provider of acute care aerosol drug delivery for major hospitals in the world, in DAFZA. Joining the Director General were H.E. Jim Daly, Irish Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People; H.E. Paul Kavanagh, Ambassador of Ireland to the UAE and John Power, Founder and CEO of Aerogen, along with other Irish and DAFZA officials. The opening is part of Aerogen's continuing expansion efforts across the Middle East--aiming to ensure the availability of high-performance inhaling devices for healthcare providers in the region.     

  • World’s #1 DLP Brand BenQ earns THX® HD Display Certification for W8000 Home Theatre Projector

    BenQ, the global No.1 DLP projector brand, proudly announced today that its W8000 home theatre projector achieves prestigious THX® HD Display™ Certification, a professional guarantee of outstanding cinematic performance to rival the finest movie theatres. W8000 delivers precise Rec. 709 colour fidelity and stunning high contrast to accurately reproduce every detail of the original content filmmakers intended for audiences.

  • World’s Best Family SUV – the All-New Land Rover Discovery Makes its Debut in the United Arab Emirates

    Land Rover’s All-New Discovery made its highly anticipated UAE entrance this weekend at one of Dubai’s most popular adventure spots, Kite Beach in Jumeirah. The newest addition to the Land Rover Discovery Family of vehicles brought to life the philosophy of true adventure and discovery with daring stunt drives through a challenging obstacle course to the backdrop of crashing waves.

  • World’s first Artificial Intelligence run skill development platform launched in Dubai, UAE

    Dubai based startup, Black Cube Solutions, a frontier tech company, is poised to disrupt the learning and education sector by focusing on skill development and career progression through machine learning and artificial intelligence.

  • World’s first credit exchange launched to facilitate emergency short term cash funding

    An emergency cash funding platform has been launched by two Dubai-based finance entrepreneurs aimed at helping UAE consumers to avoid entering a debilitating debt spiral by facilitating access to short term cash.

  • WORLD’S FIRST EMOTIONAL SUPPORT SERVICE FOR THE MOBILE WORKFORCE

    As mental health in the workplace rises on the corporate agenda, it is increasingly important for organisations to consider the well-being of their mobile workforce.   Accounting for over 38% of the total global workforce[i], pressures can be particularly acute on individuals on both short and long term assignments.  In the UK alone, 11.5m working days were lost due to work related stress, depression or anxiety in 2015/16 and accounted for 37% of all work related ill health cases and 45% of all working days lost.[ii]

  • World’s first floating offshore wind farm prepares to set sail

    An exciting milestone has been reached in the development of the world’s first commercial scale floating wind farm, which on completion will be sited off the coast of Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

  • World’s first reinforced Arc7 class LNG carrier maiden port calls go smooth as ice, thanks to GAC Russia

    GAC Russia has marked an important milestone with its successful handling of the first LNG carrier designed to withstand harsh Arctic conditions at the icy Russian ports of Murmansk and Sabetta.

  • World’s first-ever Cadillac HOTEL opens in Dubai

    The premium American automotive brand, Cadillac, opened its doors last night to the world’s first Cadillac HOTEL, popping up in Dubai at this year’s edition of SOLE DXB. The official launch party was attended by some of the popular socialites and influencers from across the Middle East.

  • WTO ranks UAE first in Arab foreign trade

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) remains one of the world’s top trading economies, ranking 20th globally and first in the Middle East and Africa in commodity exports. It also placed 19th internationally in commodity imports and led the MENA region in overall commodity trade, with regional exports totalling USD 265 billion to account for 1.6 per cent of the worldwide total in 2015. The figures were taken from a 2016 report from the World Trade Organization (WTO), the intergovernmental organization which regulates international trade, unveiled recently at a news conference in Geneva organized by WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo.

  • WTO: UAE is a global trade hub thanks to its open economic policies

    The World Trade Organization (WTO) has concluded its third Trade Policy Review of the UAE which took place at its office in Geneva recently. The Organization commended the important role played by the UAE in global trade and its commitment to the principles of the multilateral trading system, as well as the adoption of economic policies for promoting efficient trade movement locally, regionally and internationally which have made the country an important global trade hub.

  • Wyndham Grand Manama Opens in United Tower

    Wyndham Hotel Group, the hotel giant with an unmatched global presence of more than 8,100 hotels in 78 countries, today announced the opening of Wyndham Grand Manama in Bahrain Bay’s iconic United Tower.

  • Xerox Helps Global Channel Partners Accelerate Revenue Growth with New Sales and Marketing Program

    Xerox Global Partner Program is now available in United Arab Emirates to help authorized partners drive revenue and strengthen client relationships, particularly in the lucrative and growing small- and medium-size business market.

  • Xerox Named as one of World’s Most Ethical Companies for 12th Consecutive Year

    Xerox (NYSE: XRX) has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies.

  • Xerox Named to 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

    Xerox (NYSE: XRX) today was named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 19th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens list for the 10th consecutive year. The list recognizes the standout environmental, social and governance performance of public companies across the United States.

  • Xerox Names Steve Bandrowczak President and Chief Operations Officer

    Xerox (NYSE: XRX) announced the appointment of Steve Bandrowczak as president and chief operations officer, and a member of the company’s Executive Committee, effective June 25, 2018.

  • Xerox Partners with PrintReleaf to Help Customers Reach Sustainability Goals

    Xerox (NYSE: XRX) managed print services (MPS) customers will have the opportunity to contribute to the reforestation of global forests through Xerox’s new partnership with PrintReleaf. Based on a theme of “you print one, we’ll plant one,” PrintReleaf leverages paper usage reporting and equates the number of trees needed to reforest that usage on an equivalent basis in identified geographic areas.

  • Xerox Reaches Agreement with Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason

    Xerox (NYSE: XRX) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason that will resolve the pending proxy contest in connection with the company’s 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, as well as the ongoing litigation against Xerox and its directors related to the company’s proposed combination with Fuji Xerox. The agreement does not affect any claims of Mr. Deason against Fujifilm for aiding and abetting.