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The challenge is now to accelerate this change, and extend it to broader areas of cultural diversity.
Board diversity having increased in almost every country and every sector, progressing from 9.6 percent in 2010 to nearly 12.7 percent at the end of 2013.

July 23, 2012

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry
08:36 GMT

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry is inviting its members and representatives of the business community to participate in a series of workshops held as part of the Business Hospitality Programme.

Adnan Sharafi, Emirates Green Building Council Chairman
08:23 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Green Building Council, an independent forum aimed at conserving the environment by strengthening and promoting green building practices, has launched its Academy page on its official website.

Omar Bushahab, Chief Executive Officer of the Commercial Compliance and Consumer Protection Division
06:34 GMT

The CCCP has alerted the Ministry of Economy after it was found that certain hypermarkets in Dubai had increased the prices of essential foodstuff shortly before Ramadan.

July 22, 2012

The bag containing the narco-crystals
10:05 GMT

An Asian man has been caught while attempting to smuggle 3.7 kg of narco-crystals into Dubai through Dubai International Airport's (DIA) Terminal 2.

During the event
07:59 GMT
(press release)

ACT received the 2011 Social Security Excellence Award for Occupational Health and Safety, which is the only safety award of its kind to be offered to companies in Jordan by the Social Security Corporation.

July 19, 2012

Bahrain stock exchange
14:14 GMT

The Bahrain All-Share Index yesterday closed at 1,113.88 points marking a decrease of 2.55 points below its previous closing.

Dubai Chamber
10:08 GMT

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry is once again the venue for the Dubai International Holy Quran Award.

The assessors and Jury Members of the Dubai Quality Award
09:57 GMT

The Dubai Department of Economic Development honoured the assessors and Jury Members of the Dubai Quality Award and Dubai Human Development Award 2011.

July 17, 2012

Sudanese pound loses ground against the US dollar
17:25 GMT

The Sudanese pound has continued to decline against the US Dollar as the inflation rate reached over 37% last June, indicating the severe economic situation of the country.

Dubai Customs
11:26 GMT

Dubai Customs announced the official working hours at customs centers during the holy month of Ramadan to ensure clearance of goods whether for individuals or companies at convenient timings.

Dubai Chamber
10:15 GMT

To serve the business community better throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has introduced new timings to its head office, branch and representative offices.

July 16, 2012

GCC Money
14:26 GMT

The GCC countries' economy constitutes the equivalent of two per cent of the world's gross domestic product (GDP), according to Al Ahli Bank's economist Dr Saeed Al Shaikh.

Dubai Chamber Ramadan Festival logo
11:37 GMT

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry is organising its second annual Ramadan Festival to honour and celebrate the Holy Month with all members of the community at Dubai World Trade Centre, from July 20 to August 20.

Africa Big Seven 2012 exhibition
09:53 GMT

His Excellency Hamad Hareb Al Habssi, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of South Africa, inaugurated the UAE pavilion at the Africa Big Seven 2012 exhibition.

Dubai Trade
07:47 GMT

A total of one billion dirhams have been collected and more than one million transactions from the trading community have been conducted via Rosoom, the electronic payment gateway of Dubai Trade.