Abu Dhabi's new upcoming iconic Midfield Terminal is on track to make a mark on the regional and international air transport mapAbu Dhabi Airports announced that it has so far spent AED 12.5 billion or 66 percent of the...
The crown prince of Saudi Arabia over the weekend announced the arrests of 11 prominent figures and several changes to top government ministries.These drastic measures could have serious repercussions for the country as well as for the region, says Abdeslam...
Saudi Arabia arrested on Saturday (November 5, 017), top investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal along with 10 other princes on charges of corruption.The last tweet by the arrested prince:America is a mess— Al-Waleed bin Talal (@AlWaleedbinT) November 4, 2017Some...
Emirates today celebrates the milestone delivery of its 100th Airbus A380 aircraft at a special ceremony with Airbus at the manufacturer’s delivery centre in Hamburg.Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, Emirates’ Chairman and Chief Executive officiated the ceremony. He was...
Global Grad Show is annual exhibition of life-changing inventions from graduates of the world's leading design and technology universities.Held at Dubai Design District (d3), it is free for all to attend. 14-17 November | 10am - 9.30pm. 18 November | 10am - 7pm.Global Grad...
"No separate ways of thinking, no divisions, no restrictions". These are the opening lines of Saudi's NEOM's trailer. Women in modern clothes, clean energy sources and a lot of open mindedness -- NEOM, Saudi Arabia's $500 billion mega city...
This December, Abu Dhabi is all set to witness one of the largest Blockchain conferences in the Middle East. The topics of interest would be ICOs, cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology for fintech and government. This is a must-attend conference if...
‘Dubai CommerCity,’ an AED 2.7-billion (US$735 million), 2.1-million square feet joint venture between DAFZA and wasl Asset Management Group, was launched today.Dubai CommerCity, the first free zone dedicated to e-commerce in the MENA region, is strategically intended to promote...
Abu Dhabi could be laying down the foundation to be the next Fintech Hub. Abu Dhabi Global Market has announced an innovation centre among other things to provide FinTech communities an ecosystem for innovation to take root in Abu...
The X-Lab will host an annual challenge at Area 2071 to rethink the transportation industry The Experimental Lab will host senior executives and experts from every facet of aviation industry The first challenge will be announced in November, with...
Dubai's newest initiative 'One Million Arab Coders' is aimed at harnessing the power of programming and coding to create job opportunities for the burgeoning Arab youth population and help them prepare for the future digital economy.Incentives of over $1...
Rapidly changing digital landscape requires a proactive strategy to reskill the workforce to be relevant in the future and ready to adapt to change: studyAccenture Strategy also includes their top 3 recommendations to future-proof your workforce The time is now for...
How does a global airline like Emirates cater to the needs of its over 55 million customers? Here's a neat infographic that gives you a glimpse into how Dubai's flagship airline is able to meet and exceed its customer's...
Land, residential unit and building transactions exceeded AED 88 billion in valueTotal real estate transactions in Dubai for the first nine months of 2017 hits AED 204 billion (approximately $55.5 billion)According to Dubai Land Department (DLD), the total value of...
Social networks are an extraordinarily important part of millennials’ digital lives. Despite Snapchat and Instagram being the hotbeds in the social media world today, Facebook still continues to be the one stop destination for most millennials and non millennials.Facebook...
Dubai IoT Straegy will set foundation for the emirate’s smart digital transformationThe Dubai IoT Strategy will unify data sources from various government departments for the Dubai Pulse platform, Dubai’s digital backbonePrime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed...
ICO, Banking, Energy, Healthcare, Retail and E-Gov as the Blockchain Trendiest Areas to be Discussed at Blockchain Conference Abu DhabiThe blockchain industry has been developing more rapidly than the boldest forecasts predicted. Having become an integral part of the...
MetLife's 2017 “UAE Employee Benefit Trends Study” reveals that while UAE employers struggle to retain talent and raise productivity of their employees, employees are looking to shift jobs for better benefits.Employees in the UAE are increasingly willing to pay...
Since 2003, value of diamonds traded through Dubai has grown from 3.5 billion US dollars to 25 billion US Dollars in 2016Nemesis international inaugurates UAE’s first state-of-the-art polishing factory, contributing to the increase of the region’s diamond processing and...
Embracing the concept of “Artificial Intelligence” as the future of progress and prosperity, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has launched the Artificial intelligence Strategy for the United Arab...
startAD's Venture Launchpad is UAE’s first hardware startup program aimed at making Abu Dhabi the center for innovation in hardware.The hardware venture launchpad provides startups with the resources, tools, and network to accelerate significantly in a short time span.startAD has...
Jebel Ali Freezone (Jafza) named best free zone in the world for large companies-Jafza's total trade volume was $80.2 billion in 2016 -Jafza is home to 7,000+ companies, including 100 Global Fortune 500 companiesSultan Bin Sulayem: DP World implementing...
Like it or loathe it, ‘Millennials’ continues to be something of a buzzword, across all sectors of employment.  Exploring the breakdown of the current workforce, Catalyst, a non-profit workplace research group, forecasts that by 2025 Millennials will make up...
A special report by Chestertons MENA focusing on Airbnb has highlighted the growth and popularity of the online platform with investors and holiday makers in Dubai since 2015; the research also revealed a 161% increase in active listings, generating...
Employees spend over 5 hours a week bored at work, according to their managers- Employees spend an estimated 5.2 hours a week bored at work - Managers are failing to inspire employees with interesting work, variety or new challengesOn average, managers recognise...
It's boom time for auto industry in Saudi Arabia; latest research reveals that 60% percent of the residents intending to buy a car in the next 3 years and 38% planning this purchase in the next year.The declining automobile industry...
10-overs-a-side, 90-minute games, with entertainment to mark the inaugural edition of T10 Cricket League (TCL) Emirates Cricket Board and T Ten Sports Management join hands to bring fun-filled South Asian rivalry to the country Kumar Sangakkara, Shahid Afridi and Virender Sehwag...
The Arab Youth Startup Marketplace (AYSM) event will be held from 3rd to 5th October at the Emirates Towers in Dubai with the aim to be a unique annual event that sheds light on creative Arab youth startups100+ Startups launched...
New Research from Old Mutual International shines a light on the changing face of retirement in the UAERetirement age is disappearing as 3 out of 4 people expect to continue working in some form in retirement Results show...
Bloomberg Intelligence analysis states the Saudi decision to lift the driving ban on women could generate as much income as Saudi Aramco IPOThe recent decree by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud allowing women to drive is set to...
• 64 per cent of UAE CEOs expect major disruption in their sector in the coming three years • 88 per cent of UAE CEOs believe that there will be growth in their own industry over the next three...
report is our major annual economics study, which measures the factors that are crucial to future productivity and prosperity.Ten years on from the global financial crisis, economies remain at risk from further shock and are ill-prepared for the...
Dubai has highest international overnight visitor arrival spend at $28.50 billion USD Emirate retains position as world’s fourth most popular destination with 14.87 million international overnight visitors in 2016 Abu Dhabi is Middle East and Africa’s fastest-growing...
Amazon Web Services Announces the Opening of Data Centers in the Middle East by early 2019New AWS Infrastructure will enable customers to run workloads in the Middle East and serve end-users across the region with even lower latencyAmazon Web...
With the UAE’s smartphone market forecast to reach US$ 1.1 billion by 2020 and ‘nomophobia’ – the fear of being without a smartphone – making devices an indispensable reality, GITEX Shopper 2017, offers the ultimate destination for those looking...
FinTech Abu Dhabi Summit will feature top regional and international mavericks in the FinTech industryA dynamic line-up of global FinTech leaders, innovators, financial regulators and trend-setters will speak at the upcoming FinTech Abu Dhabi in October 2017. This will...
 11 outstanding global FinTech firms have been shortlisted for the inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge in October, organized by Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with KPMG.The selected firms are currently undergoing an intensive...
The first Islamic Lifestyle Mini Bootcamp will take place in Dubai from November 12th to 16th. This program comes in light of H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s vision to transform Dubai to be the world’s Islamic economy...
The 2017 GITEX Technology Week will be the most global edition of the region’s leading technology event.Hosting attendees from six continents and 147 countries, the event will showcase the world’s leading innovative technology solutions. Attendees to one of the...
 MONEY TRADE COIN, the new age cryptocurrency, is able one more time to dazzle its investors’ expectations by listing on NovaExchange. The listing happened at 00:00 GMT and immediate trading was launched. The listing event is held at Burj...