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Saudi Arabia's economy should gather pace for the second half of 2014 (File/AFP)
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How well is Saudi Arabia's economy doing? It's time to have optimism towards the non-oil economy as it transitions into the labour market to turn favourable for 2015.

May 30, 2011

Bin Turkeya, SVP Human Resources, Economic Zones World receiving the GCC Excellence Award
11:02 GMT
(press release)

Global free zone operator Economic Zones World took home the top award at the GCC HR Excellence Awards 2011.

MEFTEC 2011
06:56 GMT
(press release)

TradeNet announced they will launch TradeNet Institutional Trading Suite in MEFTEC 2011, the new suite aims at providing institutions with the independent ability to instantly trade in multiple regional and international markets.

May 29, 2011

Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman of DP World during his visit
12:38 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Trade, represents the original vision of Dubai as a leading hub for e-business and unrivalled trade competitiveness, said HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World.

During the meeting
11:31 GMT
(press release)

DP World and Dubai Airports commended the successful establishment of direct and seamless cargo movements between Jebel Ali Port and Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International.

May 26, 2011

King Abdullah II speaking during the Forum
11:13 GMT

The 2011 Jordan – U.S. Business Forum lived up to its promise of facilitating commercial enterprise in the Middle East’s most stable country with the signing of 11 agreements by a broad range of businesses.

Satnam Grover, General Manager of Manpower Services, Dulsco HR Solutions
09:46 GMT
(press release)

Companies in the region are increasingly learning the lessons of the global economic downturn.

Winners during the celebration
07:59 GMT
(press release)

SIX entrepreneurs have won a total of QAR 200,000 towards making their business dreams a reality in an action-packed final to this year’s inaugural ‘Al Fikra” Business Plan Competition.

May 25, 2011

DP World
13:25 GMT
(press release)

DP World published its Prospectus containing details of the admission of Ordinary Shares to listing on the Official List and to trading on the main market of the London Stock Exchange.

International Chamber of Commerce
12:49 GMT
(press release)

Business leaders and CEOs from major global corporations convened at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Paris today for the inaugural meeting of the ICC G20 Advisory Group.

During the event
11:23 GMT

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the integrated free zone technology park, today hosted a first-of-its-kind event to cultivate local small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

The ICC's main objective is to promote global trade and offer a wide selection of services and practical tools to facilitate business in Qatar and around the world
07:48 GMT
(press release)

ICC Qatar launched its new strategy to reinforce its powerful presence as the main representative of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) on a national level.

The SME Evolution Program aims at supporting SMEs in Qatar to improve their capabilities in areas such as management, business development, human resources and online marketing
07:13 GMT
(press release)

The third live session of Enterprise Qatar's SME Evolution Program was held at Al Sharq Village & Spa and focused on the twin themes of Innovation and Leadership.

May 24, 2011

The newly launched Sony 3D LED Internet TV
12:55 GMT
(press release)

Jumbo kicks off its first promotion of the summer, ‘Jumbo Electronics Mania’, by giving customers a chance to win 25 newly launched Sony 3D LED Internet TV’s.

Prof. Aidan Berry, Dean at UK's Brighton Business School addressing the audience at the seminar
11:52 GMT

The office of knowledge management “Musharaka” at the Department of Municipal Affairs (DMA) organized a seminar entitled “Managing Change in the Public Sector.”

Tim Drury, Vice President Supply Chain of Unilever and Ibrahim Al Janahi, Deputy CEO of Jafza, during the signing
08:34 GMT

Unilever revealed today that it will be expanding its state-of-the-art Lipton tea manufacturing facility, located in Jafza in Dubai, to meet the rising demand for tea in the region.