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The report expects that if Qatar loses its hosting right of the World Cup, the infrastructure spending will lose execution focus and face potential delays.
July 18, 2014 - 00:18 GMT
The nominal effect of the World Cup cancellation is credit positive, as capital spending would be lower and more efficient, according to the bank.

February 10, 2014

Oman plans to invest $1.3 billion in fisheries development up to 2020 (Courtesy of the BBC)
11:14 GMT

Saudi Arabia and Oman are "on top of the wave" of the Gulf's aquaculture industry.

00:23 GMT

Hybrid auto imports increased by nearly sixfold last year compared with 2012, according to official figures.

February 9, 2014

Yulia Gvozdeva, Global Product Manager, Jotun Powder Coatings
10:53 GMT
(press release)

Jotun Powder Coatings has affirmed its continued support towards sustainable architecture trends through ‘The Cool Shades Collection,’.

February 6, 2014

China's military expenditure had increased by some 40 percent since 2010, raising it to an estimated $112 billion.
18:39 GMT

Overall global defence spending probably fell marginally in 2013, it said, but increased dramatically in Asia and the Middle East.

February 5, 2014

Kids performing at the event celebrating ‘International Day of People with Disabilities held recently by the Rashid Paediatric Centre
05:45 GMT
(press release)

Emrill, the leading Facilities Management provider in the UAE, supported the Rashid Paediatric Centre at an event celebrating ‘International Day of People with Disabilities’.

February 4, 2014

Samsung’s Premium Galaxy Note Tablet
08:46 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Mobile and renowned menswear designer Juun.J, announced their collaboration to integrate innovative technology and high fashion at Paris Men’s Fashion Week.

February 2, 2014

LG Electronics
11:57 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics (LG) announced consolidated revenues of KRW 58.14 trillion (USD 53.10 billion) and net profit of KRW 222.70 billion (USD 203.65 million) for full-year 2013, marking an improvement over 2012 results.

Samsung HT-H7730WM Home Entertainment System
06:50 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics announced an expanded roster of audio products, all aimed at elevating the entertainment experience across the home.

According to the McKinsey Global Private Banking Survey 2013, the total high net worth wealth in the Middle East is predicted to increase by $3.3 trillion by 2014.
04:11 GMT

“At this point, the UAE’s shipbuilding growth appears really unstoppable.

January 30, 2014

The ban on investing in the firms revived a three-year prohibition on them that the Government Pension Fund of Norway had dropped in August last year.
19:43 GMT

Norway’s huge sovereign wealth fund blacklisted two Israeli companies involved in construction of colonies in occupied East Jerusalem.

Lenovo Vibe Z
13:03 GMT
(press release)

Lenovo today announced that its first LTE smartphone, the Lenovo Vibe Z, will be available in Saudi Arabia end of February at all major retailers, retailing at SAR 1,999.

January 26, 2014

11:44 GMT
(press release)

At Arab Health, Epson will showcase the versatility of its Moverio smart glasses, successfully used by Evena Medical to create Eyes-On Glasses, a wearable vascular imaging system.

LG washer-dryers with TurboWash
10:05 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics (LG) unveiled its latest front loading and top loading washer-dryer pairs at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES)in Las Vegas.

During the event
08:22 GMT
(press release)

Emrill, the leading facilities management company in the UAE has signed a deal with international energy services firm, Crowley Carbon.

Samsung Galaxy Tab3 Lite
06:24 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. introduced Galaxy Tab3 Lite (7”), combining the intuitive experience of the Galaxy Tab3 series with a slimmer, more portable design.