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Bahrain gave the lowest salary increase projection at 4.5 per cent followed by the UAE at 4.8 per cent, Qatar at 5.2 per cent and Kuwait at 5.3 per cent.
September 14, 2014 - 20:55 GMT
Saudi Arabia and Oman based companies gave the highest salary increase projection among GCC countries.

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.

February 23, 2014

LG G2 mini smartphone
06:25 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics (LG) will unveil its first ever “compact” smartphone, G2 mini, atMobile World Congress (MWC) 2014 in Barcelona, Spain.

February 20, 2014

During the event
10:04 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics signed a strategic agreement with Abdali Boulevard Company, to provide the Arjaan hotel serviced apartments at The Boulevard with 800 LED TVs.