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Employers do not recognise the importance of job security as a key retention driver for employees.
October 20, 2014 - 23:08 GMT
Organisations in the Middle East are facing greater challenges than employers elsewhere in the world with 70 per cent of the firms admitting difficulty in attracting and retaining critical skill.

July 4, 2012

During the meeting
10:11 GMT

Dubai Exports, the export promotion agency of the Department of Economic Development - Government of Dubai, will lead a multi-sector trade mission to the Central Asian republic of Kazakhstan this year.

During the launching of phase III of Light Industrial Units
05:50 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) launched phase III of its Light Industrial Units (LIU) with a ground breaking ceremony that paved the way for construction works of the AED32.44 million project.

July 3, 2012

During the meeting
09:33 GMT

The Higher Management Committee of the municipal system had settled 528 employees issues in the municipal system of which 92 of them in Abu Dhabi Municipality and 436 employees in Al Ain.

The cricket teams
09:12 GMT

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry is organising an indoor football and cricket sports league as part of the Dubai Sports World in the Dubai World Trade Center from June 28 to August 3.

Famous Egyptians Kosherie.
09:01 GMT

The Egyptian government signed an agreement on Sunday with the Saudibased Islamic Development Bank (IDB) that will provide $1 billion to finance energy and food imports, the government said in a statement.

July 2, 2012

14:40 GMT

A slowdown in real estate development in key global markets? Not too much of a concern if you are the president and CEO of Siemens and have all the infrastructure and energy projects to pitch for.

Salam Fayyad
14:26 GMT

The Palestinian Authority government in the West Bank is facing its “worst financial crisis” since its 1994 establishment, the Palestinian labor minister said Sunday.

Malaysia's Twin Towers
09:39 GMT

Kuwait's highly dependent on oil economy could do wit new avenues or props for support - and one of those investment destinations is Malaysia.

July 1, 2012

Christine Lagarde in the Middle East
12:08 GMT

Egypt's brand new President Morsi will continue to push for an IMF loan to save Egypt's ailing and crisis-ridden economy.

Gulf stock markets: does economic progress need a helping hand?
10:45 GMT

Complete stasis is not an option in the modern world. Andrew Shouler takes a look at ‘creative destruction’: the need to overthrow certain previous structures in an economy for the sake of productive renewal.

Community Development Authority
10:17 GMT
(press release)

A delegation of the Community Development Authority led by His Excellency Khaled Al Kamda, Director General of CDA, visited Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs.

Kholoud Shabib Al Marzouqi receiving the delegation from the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai
10:03 GMT

Senior human resources officials at Dubai Customs received a delegation from the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai.

During the event
09:17 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority DSOA and Optimus Technology and Telecommunications today announced the launch of Silicon Oasis TechForum.

June 28, 2012

Jordanian dinars - a dime a dozen - for Jordanian citizens
14:06 GMT

Finance Minister Suleiman Hafez estimated tax evasion in Jordan at JD800 million.

Trade looks good from this vantage point
12:45 GMT

Dubai's trade with Egypt was up nearly 40% in the first quarter of 2012.