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These rights and duties apply, in most cases, irrespective of the length of time that the person spends in that particular country or the extent of his or her political, economic or cultural ties.
November 26, 2014 - 19:38 GMT
Dual citizenship involves the simultaneous holding of more than one citizenship, with each inferring certain rights and responsibilities.

November 26, 2014

Massive attendance for DC’s strategic partners at the airport
10:45 GMT

In a ceremony organised by the Passenger Operations Department on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, Dubai Customs commemorated its strategic partners at Dubai airports.

His Highness Sheikh Hamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court, presenting Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award to HE Salma Ali Saif Bin Hareb, CEO of Jafza and Economic Zones World
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Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), Dubai’s flagship Free Zone business, has won the prestigious Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award – Diamond Category.

The kitchen and bathroom import market has emerged as a key factor for growth in the GCC. (Shutterstock)
08:48 GMT

Kitchen and bathroom imports have been squeaky clean and on the rise in the UAE following reports from experts that the industry will exceed $30 billion by the end of the year.

November 25, 2014

Ninety international rights and labour groups called in a joint statement Sunday for urgent action to protect migrant workers.
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Gulf labour ministers Tuesday agreed on minimum terms in the contracts of domestic staff to improve the widely criticised working conditions of over 2.4 million foreign maids.

Ahmed Mahboob Musabih receiving the team accoladed with Ideas UK award
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Dubai Customs has been crowned at the top of the world’s innovation and creativity realms upon winning the grand prize from Ideas UK Association for the year 2014.

Saudi Arabia is one of the foremost investors in Egypt, with investments exceeding $26bn.
04:55 GMT

Egypt suffers from legislative chaos, lack of legal reforms: Saudi businessmen.

November 24, 2014

The conference aims to profile investment opportunities in Egypt's various sectors.
11:52 GMT

Dubai-based business intelligence tool MEED will host an "Invest in Egypt" conference.

Ahmed Mahboob Musabih during his speech about consolidating efforts in combating counterfeiting
11:38 GMT

Ahmed Mahboob Musabih: The National Innovation Strategy launched by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid forms a new incentive for IPR protection.

During the event
07:38 GMT

Jafza will closely cooperate and coordinate efforts with the Government of Dubai Media Office for the promotion of emirate of Dubai as a global hub for trade and commerce.

November 23, 2014

Dubai Customs
08:33 GMT

Dubai Customs has been shortlisted for the final stage of the Hamdan bin Mohammed Award for Smart Government, which is organised by Dubai’ The Model Centre, an entity under the General Secretariat of the Executive Council of Dubai.

During the event
05:45 GMT

The Business Excellence Department (BED) in the Department of Economic Department (DED), Dubai has launched a new benchmarking initiative in partnership with Emirates Business Management International Consultants.

November 20, 2014

Dubai, which also topped the global ranking for air connectivity, was acknowledged for its growing infrastructure and diversity.
04:55 GMT

Dubai has been ranked as the most attractive city in the world to work in, beating others such as New York and London, according to an INSEAD alumni survey.

November 18, 2014

For the first time since the third quarter of 2009, the Israeli economy posted negative growth, with GDP dropping 0.4% on an annualized basis in the third quarter
20:12 GMT

The economy contracted for the first time since 2009 due to Operation Protective Edge.

HE Salma Ali Saif Bin Hareb, CEO of Jafza and Economic Zones World with HE Zheng Minghua, Chairman of Qingdao Port
08:52 GMT

HE Zheng Minghua, Chairman of Qingdao Port, led two-member delegation comprising Mr. Zhang Kingaya, Deputy Director General of the Port, visited Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) yesterday.

November 17, 2014

Abdullah Al Khaja and Edris Behzad surrounded by workshop participants
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The Dubai Customs’ Client Management Department has organized a workshop on the Unified Complaints and Suggestions System of the Dubai Government.