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According to the survey, 15 percent of the Turkish population lived under the poverty line in 2013, while 13 percent was considered “continuously poor.”
September 22, 2014 - 20:06 GMT
Of the total population, 78.5 percent reported not being able to take a one-week vacation away from home due to financial constraints.

May 3, 2012

Non-oil GDP growth is expected to rise in all GCC countries
08:45 GMT

The short to medium term economic outlook of the GCC countries is positive due to strong external balances and rising oil prices, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said yesterday.

Straddle carriers
06:39 GMT

DP World announced today (May 3) a significant boost to DP World Melbourne‘s capabilities with the first eight of 16 new energy-efficient straddle carriers starting operations.

May 2, 2012

H.E. Hamad Buamim with Mayor of Montereal
11:20 GMT

H.E. Rustam Minnikhanov, President of Tatarstan, met H.E. Abdul Rahman Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, on the sidelines of the Annual Investment Meeting.

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.