January 8, 2012
It is important that all groups move on rather than jeopardise the country's future, says Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry vice-chairman Abdulhameed Al Kooheji.
The six GCC countries stand up well compared with the economic transition of the four key Asian markets 20 years ago, according to the research company Arabia Monitor.
The markets will continue to see low volumes,” Mohammad Ali Yasin, Chief Investment Officer at CAPM Investment, told Gulf News.
Cyber crimes that might affect Jordan include identity theft, phishing, e-fraud, and infecting devices with malware to steal data, according to the IT experts.
January 5, 2012
President Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa stressed that the Information Affairs Authority (IAA) was continuing efforts to attain the best global expertise for Bahraini media cadres
In remarks to The Jordan Times Wednesday, they agreed that there is a huge price difference between villas and apartments in western Amman, which is the modern and affluent part of the city, and those old and less privileged houses in eastern Amman.
The situation is unlikely to improve dramatically in the first quarter of 2012 because of the gloomy global economic scenario.
Fitch Ratings expects the construction sector in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region will continue to be supported by government spending in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Abu Dhabi in 2012.
The proposed sanctions legislation allows Obama to waive sanctions if they cause the price of oil to rise or threaten national security.
January 4, 2012
On Dec. 21, the Cabinet approved a wage hike proposal by Nahhas which stipulated that the minimum wage would increase to LL868,000 – a sum that included a LL236,000 transportation allowance which the government added to the basic salary.
Despite the global financial crisis, Qatar has prospered in the last several years.
There are nascent plans by the local chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organisation (EO) to implement a programme that would actually go on to make a difference for business owners still finding their way.
A new law, signed by president Barack Obama on New Year’s Day, imposing sanctions on financial institutions that deal with Iran’s central bank, the main clearinghouse through which OPEC’s second largest oil exporter deals with clients around the world.
The Nielsen study showed that Google was the most-visited website in 2011, with an average of more than 153 million unique visitors a month. Facebook was second with more than 137 million, and Yahoo was third with 130 million.
Gold was on a winning streak as it topped Dubai’s exports in the first nine months of last year amounting to Dh45 billion on the back of high demand from India and a bullish market, latest statistics and analysts say.