December 31, 2014
The “millennials” — the 25-34 year olds and the favoured demographic of marketers — in the Gulf seem to have far weightier things on their mind than their counterparts elsewhere.
December 30, 2014
Some 5.5 million students started the 2014-2015 school year on Sept. 17 across Turkey, exposing a string of problems stemming from a shortage of teachers, to overcrowded classrooms and the failure to appoint principals, as well as uncertainties concerning enrollment.
The crude oil market was the black swan event of 2014
People with disabilities in Jordan face difficulties in finding jobs, while those who are employed work under difficult conditions.
December 29, 2014
While airlines, software firms and consumer companies led the way for young business graduates as a career path, the banking sector lagged behind, according to a 2014 survey.
With its 20th anniversary, shoppers are being offered great deals, discounts and ‘A Million Reasons to Shop’ during the 32-day fete.
The UAE has topped other nations in terms of the proportion of rural population covered at least by 3G.
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Though cheaper oil was unlikely to last in 2015, Saudi Arabia’s recent decision to maintain high production levels that drove prices lower was not meant to use oil as a diplomatic weapon against Iran.
In H2, oil prices dropped by a staggering near 50 percent. A recovery is needed for the global industry and countries could be looking to Saudi Arabia for the answer.
December 28, 2014
Lebanon's consumers see no changes: Price of a 'service' taxi ride remains unchanged in spite of fuel price falling
Consumer prices in Lebanon have remained unchanged despite a marked decline in fuel costs following a drop in international oil prices.
Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) ended last week in the green zone. The Price Index closed at 6,577.81 points, up by 5.58 percent from the week before closing, the Weighted Index increased by 5.95 percent after closing at 441.59 points, whereas the KSX-15 Index closed 1,069.99 points up by 7.19 percen
House of Saud lays out its cards: Saudi's private sector sets out its stalls to conquer 2015 via education, health, economics, social services
The Council of Saudi Chambers (CSC) and the UNDP (UN Development Program) recently discussed the Saudi private sector’s vision for 2015 as part of the Millennium Development Goals.
Saudi intervenes to keep Mecca-Medina project on track : "final warning" to avoid slowing high-speed rail service
Saudi Arabia has given a "final warning" to avoid delays on an $8.2 billion high-speed rail project which Spanish and Saudi firms are helping to build.
Marka may attract interest after announcing it had agreed to acquire sporting goods retail chain Retailcorp from a subsidiary of Dubai World in a deal valued above Dh 220 million.