February 26, 2012
The Middle East region will record 7.1 percent increase in passenger transport numbers annually until the year 2029, while it will be 6.8 percent annual growth for the freight segment.
Last week, Iran announced that the country's researchers plan to manufacture a low-altitude satellite which helps predict earthquakes from space.
Higher cash dividends from cheap stock valuations on the Muscat Securities Market (MSM) could lure investors and boost activity on the bourse, according to analysts and brokers.
Occupancies across Dubai hotels are starting to skyrocket and are expected to continue the trend during the course of the year, largely driven by the Arab Spring and opening of new tourism markets.
“Developing countries will never become developed unless they properly utilise their human capital,” Omar Razzaz, former director general of the Social Security Corporation, said Thursday.
February 23, 2012
The lack of YouTube content from the Arab world presents great marketing opportunities due to the fact that in 2011, it was the most visited social media site in the UAE alone.
A sluggish Palestinian market, the rise of olive oil prices due to the Israeli destruction of farms and the occupation’s continued choking of Palestinian economic activity are driving these companies to seek international markets, they told Gulf News.
The study demonstrates an important truth about mergers and acquisitions that is critically important to anyone considering growth through inorganic means: Structuring transactions with capabilities in mind can result in deals that outperform peers and that avoid ‘adjacency traps.
The Federal National Council (FNC) that consists of 40 members demanded that prices should be brought in line with the rest of the GCC nations.
Although the Egyptian housing market slowed last year due to political unrest and legal challenges facing several real estate developers, the market is improving as property appears to be regaining its reputation.
Users are moving from just messaging applications on mobile units to line-of-business applications, said Brian Duckering, senior manager with the endpoint management and mobility group at Symantec.
February 22, 2012
The survey was conducted by talent management expert DDI as a way to determine what today's leaders are doing right and what they are doing wrong.
International rating agency Standard & Poor’s said Lebanon’s path to recovery over the next few years will be slow, but maintained a stable outlook of the country’s banking sector.
What’s been holding the price of silver below $34 this year? It’s been the possibility of a disorderly default by Greece.
Manufacturers and retailers are forced to swallow the increases rather than pass them on to customers such as hotels, supermarket bakeries and the end-consumer — a move that is not sustainable in tough economic times, they told Gulf News.