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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 12, 2013

President Jacob Zuma addresseS the World Economic Forum plenary session on BRICS. (Photo: GCIS)
11:48 GMT

Two of Africa's biggest economies sign memoranda of understanding

Commerce and Industry Minister Tawfiq Al-Rabiah speaks at the Forum for Indigenization of Electrical Equipment Industry in Riyadh.
10:54 GMT

Commerce and Industry Minister Tawfiq Al-Rabiah has commended the keenness of Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) to encourage national industries through the purchase of electrical products in the Kingdom.

Saeed Matar Al Marri, Deputy CEO of Business Registration & Licensing (BRL) sector in DED
10:33 GMT

Key economic sectors and activity in Dubai remained stable and growing in during the first quarter of 2013, with the DED issuing 4,582 business licenses, four per cent higher than the 4,414 licenses issued during the same period in 2012.

During the event
06:12 GMT
(press release)

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has signed an agreement with Dubai eGovernment Department for the eDirham G2 services to be adopted as a tool for collection of government entity fees in in Dubai.

May 9, 2013

World Bank Building
12:24 GMT

A World Bank report released Wednesday cautioned Jordan of a “moral hazard” phenomenon.

The role of SWFs in the global economy has only strengthened
12:15 GMT

The report represents a collection of articles prepared by KPMG specialists throughout the Middle East and provides insight into the recent trends and developments in SWF investment strategies

 A petroleum refinery of Qatar Petroleum stands on October 26, 2011 near Umm Sa'id, Qatar. Qatar is ranked 16th in countries with the biggest oil reserves and 3rd in natural gas reserves. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
10:52 GMT

Qatar Petroleum plans to list on Qatar Exchange four subsidiary companies worth $50 billion over the next two years, Qatar Exchange Chairman Hussein Ali al Abdullah said, in Doha, on Wednesday.

General View during the final day at the Cartier International Dubai Polo Challenge at the Desert Palm Hotel on February 22, 2013 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for Cartier)
06:19 GMT

UAE trade with GCC countries through Dubai is estimated at Dh95 billion in 2012 up 28 per cent compared to the previous year. Saudi Arabia accounted for 41 per cent of overall trade, Dubai Exports, An Agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED) said yesterday.

Abdullah Al-Suweilmy with Richard Banks, director, emerging markets of Euromoney, in Riyadh. (AN photo by Ahmed Fathy)
05:30 GMT

The Saudi stock market could possibly take the lead in any moves for integration of regional exchanges, say industry analysts.

May 8, 2013

Dubai eGovernment
12:12 GMT
(press release)

Dubai eGovernment has announced that it has recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs-Dubai.

During the course
10:47 GMT

Department of Municipal Affairs organized a diploma training course for employees in the Land & Property Management Sector in the DMA and the Emirate Municipalities, Abu Dhabi City, Al Ain City & the Western Region.

During the course
10:41 GMT

Department of Municipal Affairs organized a diploma training course for employees in the Land & Property Management Sector in the DMA and the Emirate Municipalities, Abu Dhabi City, Al Ain City & the Western Region.

Finance Minister Ibrahim Al-Assaf addresses the 8th Euromoney Conference in Riyadh on Tuesday. (AN photo by Ahmed Fathy)
06:19 GMT

Finance Minister Ibrahim Al-Assaf has said the Kingdom achieved a growth rate of seven percent due to its sound economic policy and planning carried out with the private sector participation.

May 7, 2013

H.E. Ahmad Bin Humaidan, Director General of Dubai eGovernment
11:48 GMT
(press release)

Dubai eGovernment has announced that Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) is the first government entity to join its government service bus (GSB).

USA, UK visit
07:11 GMT

A delegation from the municipal system in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, visited the United States and the United Kingdom for a close review of the American and British mechanisms and technical programs.