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The 10 highest earning chief executives in the UAE make several million dirhams a year, taking home a total of Dh78.14 million in salaries and bonuses in 2013 alone,
July 11, 2014 - 03:33 GMT
Seven out of the ten highest paid officials work for companies based in Abu Dhabi, while the rest are based in Dubai.

March 5, 2014

Malaysia's medical tourism attracted 15,000 patients from the Gulf in 2013 (File Archive/Shutterstock)
15:00 GMT

Malaysia is aiming to increase medical tourism from the UAE between 15-20 percent in 2014.

Stefano Zenti, Head of Emerging Markets Business Unit, Canon
08:38 GMT
(press release)

Canon, world-leader in imaging solutions, today announces the appointment of Stefano Zenti as Head of Emerging Markets Business Unit, with effect from 1 March.

March 4, 2014

Samsung UD590 UHD Monitor
08:54 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., showcased a lineup of monitors at its MENA Forum in Malaga, Spain.

March 2, 2014

GCC countries spend an average of seven percent of their annual budgets on health, whereas OECD countries spend an average of 17 percent (File Archive)
15:00 GMT

The World Bank called on GCC government leaders this week to reform their healthcare sectors and industries this week to systems that promote health rather than only "treating sickness."

TM-T20II printer from Epson
12:17 GMT
(press release)

Epson has announced the Middle East launch of its new TM-T20II, one of its most affordable receipt printers.

During the event
10:00 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Global Aluminium is in prime position to extend the record of the aluminium industry in the UAE for quality and excellence.

February 27, 2014

“Net income turned into a JD39.9 million loss on December 31, 2013,” the company’s disclosure showed.
15:39 GMT

“At the forefront of the set criteria that determine route profitability are the traffic, the operating expenses and the required fleet operated on these routes,” it added.

The companies participating at the show stand to gain a unique vantage point to reach out to vibrant markets across the GCC region, including the Middle East, North Africa and South and East Asia region.
00:24 GMT

The show has attracted more international and local exhibitors’ participation than ever before with over 170 companies showcasing latest innovations and development in the aviation sector.

February 26, 2014

Bahrain is hoping to model its hi tech farming on Singapore's urban farming program (Courtesy of CNN)
16:00 GMT

Bahrain is planning to model Singapore's hi-tech farming system that reduces reliance on imported food with very few land and water resources.

The target for that particular region (Middle East & Asia Pacific) numbers well into the 25 plus units across the range
08:28 GMT

Executive business jet buyers in the Middle East will continue to hold significant purchasing power in 2014 as traditional markets in Europe and North America look to bounce back.

February 25, 2014

Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo design
10:24 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. introduced the Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo designed to take the freedom, convenience and style of wearable technology to the next level.

Pakistani companies should open retail shops in the country to capture more market share
10:17 GMT

Pakistan’s food exports to the UAE have huge potential to jump three-fold to $1.2 billion compared to $400 million in 2013.

An Egyptian cabinet source told Reuters on Monday that a draft investment law contains provisions to prevent third parties from challenging contracts made between the government and an investor.
01:05 GMT

Egypt’s army-backed government is trying to attract foreign money back into the country and create jobs to ease social discontent as it manages the biggest Arab nation’s difficult transition to elections this year.

February 24, 2014

LG Electronics CURVED OLED
12:44 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics (LG) and New Vision, the exclusive distributer for LG Electronics in Jordan, unveiled the world's first CURVED OLED TV in Jordan.

Losses due to the strike have reached EGP 800, 000
03:55 GMT

Egyptian workers in various public sectors have entered another day of strikes in protest to financial conditions and demanding the application of the minimum income law.