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For those concerned about consumption and commercialization in Ramadan, the month of fasting threatens to be turned into the month of overeating and excessive prices.
July 4, 2014 - 15:15 GMT
With petrodollars in the Gulf, splashing cash at luxury hotels is not an issue for those who can afford it, but the true meaning of Ramadan is being lost in the process

July 12, 2011

Fran McElwaine, Middle East Managing Director, Capital MSL
14:20 GMT
(press release)

Capital MSL announced the expansion of its presence in the Middle East with the launch of the company’s new office in Abu Dhabi.

Puma Ocean Racing team
14:01 GMT
(press release)

The PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG Propulsion team completed their Atlantic crossing early Monday morning, July 11, at 05:40 UTC to finish the Transatlantic Race 2011.

PwC offices
11:31 GMT
(press release)

Professional services organisation PwC, today announced the promotion of a number of new partners across the Middle East, bringing the total number up to 141 in the region.

Up to 2006/07 third of accidents that resulted in an insurance claim were found to be primarily the result of traffic violations such as excessive speeding, tail-gating and running red lights
11:08 GMT
(press release)

Motor insurance losses in a number of ME countries have dropped sharply thanks to traffic safety measures that have reduced accident and casualty rates by between 30%-50% over the last 4 years.

Al Ansari Exchange
08:10 GMT
(press release)

Al Ansari Exchange, was awarded ‘Superbrand’ status for the sixth consecutive year.

Mohamed Galal, Chief Executive Officer, eXtra
07:23 GMT
(press release)

eXtra has been named the best retail working environment among large companies in the Kingdom and fifth overall.

July 11, 2011

300 students participate in Alshaya's programme
12:39 GMT

Young Kuwaitis are getting a chance to explore a career in retail this summer through a month-long internship programme run by M H Alshaya Co., the region’s leading retailer.

Merle Norman’s SunSense Tinted Self-Tanner
12:14 GMT
(press release)

Follow Merle Norman's five steps to achieve your most beautiful bronzed look ever, without the negative effects of the sun.

'Smart Luxury' diamond adorned timepiece by Gc
11:36 GMT
(press release)

Gc launches its new concept of ‘Smart Luxury’ and unveils the Gc ‘Precious collection’ which promises to add a sparkle with its unique and fashion forward diamond-set timepieces.

Revamped Reel Cinemas website
10:22 GMT
(press release)

Reel Cinemas, has made it easier for movie lovers to get up-to-the-minute information about the movies playing at its cinemas and to book seats for their favourite films through its revamped website.

Hussein El Kazzaz, Managing Director, SKOPOS Consulting Group
09:50 GMT
(press release)

SKOPOS has cited recent research which reveals that more than 90% of all commercial activity in the GCC is controlled by family businesses, compared to 65 to 80 per cent in other parts of world.

Nike Tiempo Legend IV Elite boot
09:33 GMT

The Tiempo Legend IV Elite is part of Nike Football’s DNA and with that comes a responsibility to its tradition and heritage, but also a commitment to innovation.

Juventus
08:54 GMT

This season Juventus will be play in a new futuristic home kit to mark the beginning of an exciting new era in the club’s history as they move in to a brand new stadium.

July 10, 2011

Masafi Honeydew Melon flavour Juice in Tetra Pak
12:56 GMT
(press release)

Masafi Juice, one of the leading juice brands in the Middle East, today announced the launch of the Honeydew Melon flavour in Tetra Pak.

Ahmed Bin Humaidan, Director General of Dubai eGovernment
11:47 GMT
(press release)

Recent statistics revealed by Dubai eGovernment show that there has been a 55 percent increase in amounts collected through its ePay payment gateway in the first half of 2011.