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Awkward art alert: Sharjah's Simon Fujiwara takes us down his memory lane

Awkward, mysterious, and eclectically fun, Simon ... The artist Simon Fujiwara has filled a floor of a former bank building in Sharjah with an elaborate ... “The Unfinished Conversation” beautifully braids together texts by William Blake, Virginia Woolf ...

03/04/2013 - 15:26 - comment 0

Saudi Arabia should have large budget surplus

in expenditure, Simon Williams, Chief Economist for HSBC Middle East, said recently at the SABB-hosted ... with double-digit budget surplus over the 2012-2013 despite marked gains in expenditure, Simon Williams, Chief ... economic growth indicators in theGulf. During his speech, Williams noted that political stabilisation ...

29/11/2012 - 13:06 - comment 0

HSBC ‘optimistic’ UAE, Qatar will gain emerging markets status

classifications according to factors like economic development and bourse trading volumes. Simon Williams ... a matter of when,” said Williams. “Hopefully it will occur sooner rather than later”. MSCI’s decision ... of the subsequent reviews,” Williams said. “We’re optimistic.” HSBC said in a separate report dated May 31 ...

03/06/2013 - 09:05 - comment 0

UK 'concerned by Israeli settlements'

Affairs, Simon Gass , concluded a two day visit to the West Bank and Jerusalem, British ... the challenges ahead. During his visit, Simon Gass met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at his office ... Secretary William Hague welcomed the return to direct talks between the two parties. He said: "The ...

08/08/2013 - 10:27 - comment 0

American Express Middle East and North Africa welcomes new Head of Card Sales and Client Development

announced that it has appointed Simon Nelson as Vice President, Card Sales and Client Development. American Express Middle East and North Africa (MENA) announced today that it has appointed Simon Nelson ... to build and deploy the UK sales team of American Express’ business travel operations. William ...

Press Release - 19/06/2011 - 12:54 - comment 0

Serena, Venus crash out of French Open

Holder and world No.1 Serena Williams was shocked 6-2, ... and world No.1 Serena Williams was shocked 6-2, 6-2 by Spain's Garbine Muguruza in the French Open ... of a series of unforced errors by a leaden-footed Williams. The Spaniard, ranked 35 in the world, did ...

29/05/2014 - 22:43 - comment 0

HSBC’s economists present 2014 global and regional economic trends to more than 100 clients

of Foreign Exchange Strategy, and Simon Williams, Chief Middle East Economist, discuss the most important ... Exchange Strategy.  Simon Williams, HSBC’s Chief Middle East Economist said, “The Omani economy has ... that will accelerate trade links across the region.”  Williams added, “With the economy still heavily reliant ...

Press Release - 11/12/2013 - 09:01 - comment 0

Dubai is not the fastest growing Emirate in the UAE

Africa at HSBC, Simon Williams said, “We’re beginning to see infrastructure spending regain momentum. ... gave the UAE economy a hard blow in 2008 , Williams said growth had only begun to accelerate ... will support further growth in public spending, which will be driving the economy on,” Williams said. He ...

02/12/2013 - 07:21 - comment 0

Envious of Dubai? Abu Dhabi's oil contribution to GDP falls

economist Simon Williams told Gulf News by telephone, commenting on the figures released by SCAD. ...

08/10/2013 - 10:02 - comment 0

Beyond the Gulf oil staple: UAE non-oil sector expanding

is troubling, overall the data suggests the nonoil economy is showing some resilience,” said Simon Williams ...

07/08/2012 - 21:03 - comment 0