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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 11, 2013

Will the UAE be home to a fleet of 'civil' drones?
08:39 GMT

“Futuristic” Gulf cities, such as the UAE’s Dubai, are major targets for the civil unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) – or drone, an industry expert revealed on Sunday.

Water plant workers in Jordan are continuing industrial action over pay and conditions
08:28 GMT

Jordan's water workers are continuing industrial action over pay conditions after halting pumping from water stations in the central region of the country.

DP World
04:54 GMT

DP World, in partnership with the Saïd Business School at Oxford University, has led a workshop on scenario planning for its EMBA students.

LG Microwave Oven
04:48 GMT

LG Electronics a global leader and technology innovator in home appliances and United Yousef Mohammed Naghi Ltd announced the launch of its new Biggest Capacity Ever “Microwave oven” for KSA market.

March 7, 2013

Jordan has said that no locusts have been spotted so far int he country
08:14 GMT

No locusts have been spotted in Jordan so far, according to the country's agricultural ministry, despite swarms being spotted in Egypt and Israel.

March 5, 2013

09:25 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Aluminium (EMAL) further heightened its commitment to workplace safety for employees with an expanded ‘EHS Representatives Program: Developing EHS leaders on the shop floor’ for 2013.

Bea President of Samsung Electronics MENA
08:12 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics unveiled new products and services that define its vision for the consumer electronics industry, where technology enables consumers to discover a world of possibilities.

March 4, 2013

Qais Gharaibeh, MD, SAP UAE and Abdallah Massaad, CEO, RAK Ceramics, with the rest of the SAP and RAK Ceramics team overseeing RAK Ceramics’ SAP Go-Live
08:23 GMT
(press release)

RAK Ceramics has gone live with software solutions from SAP in a bid to markedly improve process efficiency and drive sustainable business growth.

Youssef El Said, Sales Manager - Yachting ME, Jotun Paints
08:01 GMT
(press release)

Jotun Paints is set to throw the spotlight on its ‘Megayacht Professional’ range during this year’s edition of the Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS).

Fears are growing over a locust invasion in Egypt (FIle Photo)
03:41 GMT

Swarms of locusts attacked El-Obour vegetable and fruit market in Cairo on Sunday morning, destroying the agricultural products, as fears grow of sustained damage from an invasion.

March 3, 2013

Samsonite Black Label Baron
08:17 GMT
(press release)

Samsonite Group has announced that the Samsonite Black Label Baron, a collection of premium travel luggage that seamlessly combines premium quality, elegant functionality and urbane aesthetics.

Bridgestone Corporation
06:51 GMT
(press release)

Bridgestone announced today that it will be the Official Tyre of Dubai International Motor Show 2013.

Senior Ooredoo and Samsung executives at the signing ceremony
04:57 GMT
(press release)

South Korean technology giant Samsung Electronics has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Ooredoo, formerly known as Qtel Group.

Samsung and HYS
04:43 GMT
(press release)

Hikmat Yassin & Sons received an award for their outstanding performance in the home appliances division for the year of 2012 during the Samsung Levant Strategy Workshop.

Egypt will soon be able to export strawberries to the USA
03:44 GMT

Egypt, the fourth largest producer of strawberries in the world, has been given the green light to export to the United States, according to a statement by the US embassy in Cairo on Thursday.