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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.

May 1, 2012

Total loans to businesses increased by 1pc to BD4,229.5m (BD4bn) at end-March 2012
11:40 GMT

The total domestic credit in the Kingdom of Bahrain has grown by a robust 15.9 per cent as on end-March 2012 when compared with end-March 2011 levels.

91 million Tramadol tablets foiled by Dubai Customs
11:29 GMT

Dubai Customs, successfully foiled an attempt to smuggle 91 million Tramadol tablets, with total value estimated at AED 1billion.

Engineer Saed Al Awadi, CEO of Dubai Exports
11:03 GMT

His Excellency Juma Rashid Saif Al Dhaheri, UAE Ambassador to Qatar, recently inaugurated the UAE pavilion in Project Qatar 2012.

H.E. Abdul Rahman Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman, DC with H.E. Zafer Caglayan, Turkey's Minister of Economy during the meeting
10:22 GMT

H.E. Abdul Rahman Saif Al Ghurair explored ways of enhancing economic cooperation with H.E. Zafer Caglayan during their meeting held at Murooj Rotana Hotel on Monday.

During the meeting
10:10 GMT

In a meeting held at the Department of Municipal Affairs the gradual receiving committee of Mosque support system in Abu Dhabi Emirate discussed the Mosques development regulations.

H.E. Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Ali Al Nuaimi during the workshops with children
10:05 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) launched a green initiative specifically designed for children with special needs to give them the opportunity to express their thoughts and experiences.

Eng. Mahmood Al Bastaki, CEO, Dubai Trade
06:53 GMT

The time-saving efficiency of e-services developed by Dubai Trade FZE, the leading trade facilitator under Dubai World, is leading to billions of dollars in annual savings for the public sector.

Dubai Customs
05:36 GMT

It has been decided that all customs fees on materials and apparatuses related to people of special needs be waived at the level of GCC countries.

April 30, 2012

Al Kamda and HE Sanjay Verma during the initiative meeting
11:25 GMT
(press release)

Community Development Authority announced a major initiative entitled Honour Labour.

CSR Al Youm
10:03 GMT

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Centre for Responsible Business has published the first issue of CSR Al Youm newsletter for 2012.

DP World
08:52 GMT

DP World Limited will hold its Annual General Meeting for the year ended 31 December 2011.

April 29, 2012

Part of the meeting between Dubai Customs and the European Parliament
12:58 GMT

Dubai Customs has managed to turn the different challenges and obstacles into investment opportunities “Dubai is considered a strategic hub for regional and international trade.

Ahmed bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman, DMCC
11:04 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre issued a risk management reference manual, entitled: ‘Practical Guidance for market participants in the Gold and Precious Metals Industry’ (guidance or document).

During the IP workshop
10:52 GMT

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry organised an intensive one-day drafting IP agreements workshop at the Chamber head office recently.

Ali Ibrahim, Deputy Director General for Planning & Development Affairs, DED
06:18 GMT
(press release)

The Business Excellence Department together with the Sharjah Islamic Bank Academy (SIBA), will host a ‘Visions2Reality’ conference on the 2nd of May 2012 at the Grand Hyatt, Dubai.