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DP World is a global marine terminal operator with around 65 locations across six continents (Image: File)
August 28, 2014 - 09:43 GMT
Global marine terminal operator DP World has reported profit attributable to owners of the company before separately disclosed items of $332 million for the six months to 30 June, 40.8 per cent ahead of the first half of 2013 on a like-for-like basis.

August 2, 2012

Ahmad AlAnsari, new Chairman of Smartworld
06:19 GMT
(press release)

Smartworld has appointed Ahmad AlAnsari as the new Chairman of Smartworld.

August 1, 2012

Suez Canal
12:23 GMT

Revenue from Egypt’s Suez Canal rose 3.6 per cent in the financial year 2011/2012, ended 30 June, from a year earlier to $5.2 billion, the Suez Canal Authority said.

10:02 GMT

The International Monetary Fund has reached a $2 billion loan agreement with Jordan, where the economy has been slowed by higher oil prices and uncertainty in the aftermath of the region’s Arab Spring protests.

Omar Bushahab, CEO of the Commercial Compliance and Consumer Protection Division, DED
08:22 GMT

Overall consumer confidence in Dubai remained robust during the second quarter of 2012, driven largely by a positive outlook on personal finance and strong optimism on job prospects.

Ahmed Bin Humaidan, Director General of Dubai eGovernment
07:19 GMT
(press release)

The online payment services provided by Dubai eGovernment Department are experiencing increasing demand by the public with over AED 2 billion collected in the first half of 2012.

DP World
06:39 GMT

DP World updates the market on volume throughput for the first half of 2012.

July 31, 2012

Hassan Abdul Haq - Moroccan Ambassador in Jordan
10:47 GMT

Jordan and Morocco’s longstanding ties can be a role model for pan-Arab relations, Moroccan Ambassador in Jordan Hassan Abdul Haq said on Sunday.

Omar Bushahab, Chief Executive Officer of the Commercial Compliance and Consumer Protection division at the Department of Economic Development
10:05 GMT

The DED has instructed that all online portals registered under the .ae domain should display the consumer complaints helpline number of DED when they offer any goods or services for purchase online.

July 30, 2012

South Sudan President Salva Kiir with Israeli President Shimon Peres
23:24 GMT

South Sudan and Israel signed, in the latter’s capital Tel Aviv this week, their first economic cooperation agreement which focuses on development of technology and water infrastructure.

Department of Economic Development
09:30 GMT

The Dubai DED issued 1,298 new trade licenses during June 2012, indicating a growing interest in commercial and professional activities among businessmen and investors in Dubai.

July 29, 2012

Doha trade with China over $5 billion last year
13:43 GMT

With Qatar pushing forward on a number of headlining investment moves over the past month it is not surprising that bilateral trade between China and Qatar is rising.

Saudi Shares
11:40 GMT

Saudi Arabian stocks advanced the most in almost four weeks on speculation governments and central banks will take steps to contain the euro-region debt crisis and stoke economic growth.

The Arabic Month Campaign Logo
09:21 GMT

Dubai Chamber has joined hands with the Liwan Culture and Arts Centre to offer a month-long free Arabic course for its non-Arabic speaking staff members.

One of the RAK FTZ Volleyball Teams
07:20 GMT

The 2nd Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) Ramadan Volleyball Tournament opened strong this year for the second year running.

Ramadan Awareness Tent
06:43 GMT

The Department of Economic Development has announced a ‘Ramadan Awareness Tent’ campaign for the month of Ramadan and a ‘Mobile Vehicle’ campaign to be launched during the last quarter of 2012.