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Many companies today don’t foster environments that actively encourage employees to speak their minds.
November 25, 2014 - 02:33 GMT
Regional businesses can no longer progress based on just social connections

October 28, 2014

“The future success of the GCC economies will be closely tied to ongoing efforts to boost the employment of nationals in the private sector and to increase economic diversification
04:55 GMT

The GCC economies have been amongst the best performing in the world in recent years, and are expected to grow 4.5 per cent in 2014-15, said Christine Lagarde.

October 27, 2014

Ahmed Mahboob calls for stronger international cooperation to ease trade via coordinated customs measures globally
10:16 GMT

H.E. Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs, has called for stronger international cooperation to enhance trade facilitation by better aligning customs procedures globally, reinforcing the vibrant role played by customs administrations worldwide in boosting trade growth.

October 26, 2014

Butti Al Jumairi, Ahmed bin Lahej, Andul Wahhab Al Madani and Nirupa Bhatt with the graduates
05:58 GMT

Dubai Customs celebrated the graduation of the first class of employees who successfully completed the Gems and Diamonds Diploma.

The report directly mentioned the corruption investigations that went public in December of last year.
04:55 GMT

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said it is “seriously concerned” about Turkey's ability to detect and investigate foreign bribery

October 23, 2014

During the event
06:29 GMT
(press release)

InterContinental Hotels Group announced the signing of a franchise agreement with Abjar Hotels International for a new 450-room Holiday Inn Dubai World Central and 250-room Staybridge Suites Dubai World Central.

October 22, 2014

APL Phoenix berthing at Jebel Ali Terminal 3
12:35 GMT

DP World has today (October 22) welcomed the first scheduled vessel to call at its new Container Terminal 3 in Jebel Ali, Dubai, as it gears up to serve customers at the state-of-the-art facility.

October 21, 2014

|During the event
05:26 GMT

On the 18th anniversary of the Dubai Government Excellence Program Award, Dubai Customs hosted a delegation from the program to highlight its journey and success story over eighteen years.

October 20, 2014

06:05 GMT

White paper highlights need for a united approach within Somalia.

October 19, 2014

H.E. Ahmed Mahboob Musabih
06:17 GMT

Held annually in Dubai, the 2014 edition of Global Trade Development Week – EMEA will be held from 27th to 29th October.

October 17, 2014

The government intends to organise the summit on 21-22 February 2015 in Sharm El-Sheikh,
01:11 GMT

Tourism Ministry books 600 hotel rooms in Sharm El-Sheikh for participants, Finance Ministry offers 9 PPP projects

October 15, 2014

Sultan Bin Sulayem meeting Mahdi Juma'ah, Tunisian Prime Minister
06:47 GMT

H.E. Sultan bin Sulayem, Chairman of DP World and Chairman of Ports, Customs & Free Zone Corporation, called upon the development of global partnership between private and public sectors in an effort to reach for sustained economic development globally.

During the event
06:06 GMT

The Commercial Compliance and Consumer Protection, Dubai has announced major improvements to its smart applications ‘Sallety’ and ‘Meydani,’ launched in line with the Dubai Smart Government initiative.

October 14, 2014

Contracts will be worth $38 billon by the year's end (File/AFP)
15:07 GMT

Kuwait's government awarded over $20.7 billion worth of contracts by the end of August, almost doubling the amount compared to 2013.

The budget allocated Dh1.8 billion (3.7 per cent) to the infrastructure and economic sector, Dh1.6 billion (3.2 per cent) to financial assets and Dh 1 billion (2.1 per cent) to federal spending.
14:03 GMT

Sheikh Mohammed also said that the federal budget for 2015 will go towards health, education and social services.

Egypt’s real GDP in FY 2013/2014 reached 2.2 percent, almost the same as in the preceding fiscal year.
13:47 GMT

The Egyptian Finance Ministry expects gross domestic product (GDP) to climb steadily and to reach 6 percent in FY 2017/18 as private sector investment rises to 15 percent of GDP.