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HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Inaugurates 200MW Second Phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has inaugurated the 200 megawatt (MW) second phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The project reflects a new era in the excellence and leadership of the UAE, as it increases the share of clean and renewable energy. The inauguration coincided with the International Day of Happiness.

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GENE EDITING, NEW MENTAL HEALTH, THE YEAR OF GIVING, AND HALAL TOURISM – NEW TRENDS IN MENA FOR 2017

WALTER THOMPSON MENA’S FUTURE 100 REPORT UNCOVERS DRIVERS OF CHANGE AND BEHAVIOUR ACROSS THE REGION, VITAL KNOWLEDGE FOR BRANDS KEEPING PACE WITH CONSUMER ATTITUDES

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Most Popular Renting Areas of Abu Dhabi – 2017

In face of global economic uncertainties of the year 2016, real estate investors around the world have been in search of markets that can withstand fluctuations in fortunes. Among these, the property sector in the emirates of Dubai and Abu Dhabi have made quite a name for themselves for being stable markets buoyed by a constantly diversifying economy. And while Dubai is a haven for real estate investors, Abu Dhabi is certainly at the top of the game when it comes to the financial services, manufacturing and cargo handling sectors, making it a top choice for expats looking to expand their expertise and professional acumen. So if you are one of the expats heading out to the UAE capital in search of a better livelihood, consider Bayut.com’s guide to the most popular renting localities in the emirate. Maybe these areas have what you have been looking for.

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New ‘State of Fintech’ report forecasts 250 Fintech startup launches by 2020

PAYFORT and Wamda publish “State of Fintech” a report to inform entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers, financial sector and large corporations about MENA’s emerging Fintech industry

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Digital Shadows Expands Visibility into Evolving Mobile Driven Risks

New capability will protect businesses from the threat posed by mobile apps

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Three Critical Accelerators to Closing the Gender Pay Gap for Class of 2020, Accenture Research Finds

  • 67% of UAE female undergraduates aspire to be in a leadership positions
  • Only 10% behind UAE male undergraduates, 83% of UAE female undergraduates have taken a computing /coding module
  • Only 7% behind UAE male undergraduates, 35% of UAE female undergraduates have upskilled in digital technologies

Women graduating from university in developing markets in 2020 could be the first generation to close the gender pay gap in their lifetimes, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).

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Zebra Study: Seven in Ten Retailers to Invest in IoT Technologies to Revolutionize Customer Experience

By 2021, smart technologies to provide shoppers with new levels of personalization, speed and convenience

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Top 17 Trends for 2017: Frost & Sullivan Uncovers the Strongest Innovation and Investment Opportunities

Focusing on 17 emerging trends will help garner a competitive advantage in an uncertain market, says Frost & Sullivan’s Visionary Innovation team

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Latest GSMA Report Highlights Success of Mobile Money with over Half a Billion Accounts Worldwide

277 Live Mobile Money Services Available in 92 Countries;
GSMA Launches Mobile Money Developer Portal

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Growth Opportunities in the Gulf Triggered by Innovations and Disruptions in Building Energy Efficiency

Big push in the region to develop both renewable energy and energy efficient policies, finds Frost & Sullivan’s Energy & Environment team

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Mimecast Report Finds 57% of Organisations in Middle East Believe they will Suffer a Negative Business Impact from Cybercriminals in 2017

Report reveals that Email is the most likely method for ransomware infection in the Middle East

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Dubai, Abu Dhabi begin year on positive notes

UAE MARKET REPORT JAN 2017

With a rather topsy-turvy 2016 behind it, the real estate market in the UAE is expected to take positive strides in 2017. Given the uncertainty prevalent in the global market, many realty investors are heading to markets that offer stability of rental returns as well as room for capital value growth. Dubai and Abu Dhabi rank prominently among such markets, and their unique position on the map and importance as the gateway to the MENA region make their pull even stronger.

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