Monthly Archives: May 2017

A.M. Best Briefing: VAT Implementation Poses Significant Challenges for GCC Insurers

Uncertainty persists as to when precisely Value Added Tax (VAT) will be introduced in the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), and the process surrounding a roll-out. However, given the fiscal pressures in the region, the introduction of taxation seems inevitable and could cause short-term cash-flow issues for insurers. read more

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How You Can Alter the Strength of Your Passport – And Why You Should

Micha Rose Emmett read more

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Patchi Holds Ground-breaking Ceremony for Region’s Largest Chocolate Manufacturing Facility at Dubai Industrial Park

122,000 sq feet facility to include production zones, stores, service areas and Patchi’s new state-of-the-art headquarters read more

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Advertising and Retail Sector are Leading Economic Activities in Dubai.

Advertising – including campaigns, promotions, trade fairs are booming in Dubai as this reflects in permits being issued to this sector of the Emirates economy. Over the first quarter of this year, the Dubai Economy has witnessed 1,604 advertising permits being issued by the business registration and licensing (BRL) sector. These permits are issued to help standardize the activities, products, and services rendered by the various types of economic activities in Dubai. The permits help businesses to communicate their activities and increases its demand. read more

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Konica Minolta and Juma Al Majid HOLD WORK FLOW SOLUTIONS SEMINAR

Industry experts talked about the latest technological developments in the area of Business Visibility with Structured Process Enhancement Practices read more

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Nominations now open for TMS Awards

H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group (centre), (left to right) Noura Rashed Al Dhaheri, Abu Dhabi Ports; Ray Girvan, Glenbuck Publishing; Clive Woodbridge, The Maritime Standard; Yasser Nasr Zagloul, National Marine Dreding Company; Rajiv Agarwal, Essar Ports; H.E. Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Al Khalifa, Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard; Rania Ali; Khamis Juma Buamim, Gulf Navigation; Ali Lakjani, Dubai Trading Agency; Dr. Abdullatif Abdullah Bin Sultan, Organisation of Islamic Shipowners Association; Jim Clancy. read more

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First journalists poll reveals the UAE’s top 10 Public Relations agencies

  • PR Index first of its kind to identify the best PR agencies in the UAE from journalist’s’ perspective
  • 200 journalists polled on quality of PR agency content and level of support
  • PR Index will enable companies to select PR agencies based on key quality measurement criteria

Content Plus, the Dubai-based consultancy, today launched the UAE’s first ever Public Relations Index. Driven by a poll of 200 journalists on their perspectives of public relations (PR) agencies and professionals in the UAE, the unique index identified the top 10 PR agencies based on two key criteria: quality of content and effective engagement with the media by evaluating their level of support, fast follow up and interaction. Additionally, these criteria were rated individually as part of two sub-indices. The index also revealed the most active PR agencies in the UAE. read more

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Wannacry: An Analysis of Competing Hypotheses

By Digital Shadows Analyst Team read more

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MOLOCAHO by Amorette unveils its signature $98,000 Tanzanite encrusted luxury furniture at INDEX Design Series 2017

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IREIS 2017 to Host the Largest Egyptian Property Show in UAE

The 9th edition of the International Real Estate & Investment Show brings Egypt’s leading real estate companies under one roof to highlight country’s growing real estate sector and to attract investors from various parts of the world from the 2nd to 4th November 2017 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). read more

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