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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.

June 5, 2011

Mahmood Al Bastaki, Director, Dubai Trade
07:40 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Trade, the premier trade facilitator under Dubai World, announced the introduction of new value-added services for the portal’s users, both registered and unregistered.

DP World
06:42 GMT
(press release)

DP World, UAE Region this week rolled out a “Beat the Heat” campaign at all its facilities, detailing practical ways to safeguard against the dangers of prolonged heat and sun exposure.

Ismail Tahboub, CEO of Jordan Dubai Capital
06:33 GMT
(press release)

Jordan Dubai Capital announced the sale of its controlling stake in the Central Electricity Generating Company to ACWA Power International for a total consideration that values 51% of CEGCO at US$ 144 million.

June 2, 2011

Global Peace Index map
11:54 GMT

The State of Qatar topped the Middle East and North African (MENA) region in Global Peace Index (GPI) 2011.

June 1, 2011

During the meeting
13:34 GMT
(press release)

UAE Minister of Economy, today inaugurated the 21st meeting of the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) Committee of Ministers of Planning and Development, held in Abu Dhabi.

Markus Massi, Partner & Managing Director at BCG Middle East
13:17 GMT
(press release)

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and UAE emerged as four of the top ten countries in the world with the highest density ultrawealthy households.

Guy Browning, renowned Guardian columnist and presenter of the forum
12:39 GMT
(press release)

The Brain Power international forum held yesterday at Dubai Knowledge Village Conference Centre, attended by more than 200 business professionals.

Participants at Dubai Logistics Clustor Platform
12:07 GMT
(press release)

Department of Economic Development has launched the Dubai Logistics Cluster Platform, a dedicated body of experts representing logistics and related sectors to come together.

UAE Ambassador to the UK, Abdul Rahman Ganem Al Mataiwe’e; DP World Chairman, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem and company officials at the ceremony
11:42 GMT
(press release)

DP World Limited is pleased to announce that its shares have today been admitted to the Official List of the UK Listing Authority and to trading on the London Stock Exchange’s main market for listed securities.

May 31, 2011

Khaled Salmeen, Executive Vice President of Industrial Zones at ADPC, during his speech
11:11 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Ports Company launched the Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi, the industrial zone of tomorrow, at the Intercontinental Grand Seoul Parnas in South Korea.

During the signing ceremony which was held recently at DED headquarters
09:52 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Department of Economic Development and Emirates Secretarial Services have signed an agreement to boost the efficiency of licensing procedures, enhance productivity and ensure added-value services to clients.

Total throughput reached a record breaking 219331 TEUs, an impressive 16.6 percent increase over the terminal’s throughput in 2010
08:56 GMT
(press release)

Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT), recently announced its performance results for T1 2011, reporting substantial improvements over the 2010 results for the same period.

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise
08:22 GMT
(press release)

New Zealand-based company will be providing an integrated security solution for the Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi.

May 30, 2011

Nasser Ahmed Alsowaidi, Chairman of DED and Khaled Salmeen Al Kawari, Executive Vice President of Industrial Zones ADPC
13:08 GMT
(press release)

Chairman of the Department of Economic Development, and with Mr. Khaled Salmeen Al Kawari, Executive Vice President of Industrial Zones ADPC, launched the registration of free zone companies within Kizad.

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.