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“Between Crest and Trough: Breathing Silence” Revealing the Art of Dr. Bharat Thakur

The first International Solo Art Exhibition by Dr. Bharat Thakur from July 20th till 26th at the Gallery of Light – DUCTAC – MOE read more

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Cost of Group Health Insurance in Dubai

Dubai is one of the fastest growing economies in the world with a business community comprising mainly Small & Medium sized Enterprises (95% of the total number of companies as per a report by Dubai SME, a government body). There are over 135,000 enterprises in Dubai that have an employee size of 100 or less, leading to a low 9.1 average employee size. In such a scenario, finding the right group insurance policy that facilitates leveraging economies of scale despite the small size, optimizes benefits while lowering cost can be quite a challenge. read more

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Supporting Dubai’s drainage, sewage and storm water master plan

2-3 October 2017

Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) is launching Future Drainage & Stormwater Networks Dubai in its second edition, on 2-3 October 2017 in Dubai. This conference will focus on the implementation of strategic water network projects to optimise Dubai’s drainage, wastewater treatment and storm water networks. read more

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Healthpoint Wins ‘2017 UAE Emerging Orthopedics Service Provider of the Year Award’ at the 2017 Frost & Sullivan Middle East Best Practices Awards

Healthpoint was named ‘2017 UAE Emerging Orthopedics Service Provider of the Year’ at the 2017 Frost & Sullivan Middle East Best Practices Awards Banquet -held on 24th May at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai read more

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Dubai Introduces Electric, Self-Driving Transport

Dubai is set to spearhead the push towards efficient public transportation through innovative technologies. All public transport stakeholders including insurance companies, carmakers and drive through restaurants are sure to be affected. read more

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Mercer’s annual Cost of Living Survey finds African, Asian, and European cities dominate the list of most expensive locations for working abroad

  • Luanda overtakes Hong Kong as the most expensive city for expatriates to live in according to Mercer’s 23rd annual Cost of Living Survey.
  • Victoria in the Seychelles ranks 14th most expensive city sharing the same ranking with Moscow.
  • Cape Town, Blantyre and Windhoek ranks amongst the 15 cheapest cities globally.

In a rapidly changing world, mobility has become a core component of multinational organizations’ global talent strategy. To support the growing number of international assignees working in an increased number of locations, organizations are focusing on evaluating assignments from a cultural perspective, preparing for regional and lateral moves, and modifying compensation approaches to stay competitive. As organizations grapple with these challenges, they are working hard to accommodate the needs of their workforce and to support employees’ careers. According to Mercer’s (www.Mercer.com) 2017 Global Talent Trends Study, fair and competitive pay as well as opportunities for promotion are top priorities for employees this year – not surprising given the current climate of uncertainty and change. read more

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Which country has the best environment for Tech Startups in MENA?

The MENA region is trending on tech startups and its success, but more importantly, UAE is taking lead with its smooth business start-up systems and an enabling environment to support innovation. The Emirate has the highest number of venture capitals in the MENA region –currently possessing 19 venture capitals. According to founder and co-founders of tech start-ups, there is, even more, ease operating in a free zone as compared onshore, as free zones are indeed free from complex bureaucratic and regulatory procedures. The free zones help simplify things by aiding in areas such as visa acquisitions, residence permits, documentation and bank accounts. Series of success story testimonies within the tech start-up area makes it an attractive sector and a booming one for UAE. read more

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ICT HEALTH Wins ‘2017 UAE Healthcare IT Service Provider of the Year Award’ at the 2017 Frost & Sullivan Middle East Best Practices Awards

ICT Health LLC was named ‘2017 UAE Healthcare IT Service Provider of the Year‘ at the 2017 Frost & Sullivan Middle East Best Practices Awards Banquet held on the 24th of May at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai. 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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Nominations now open for TMS Awards

The Maritime Standard launches its call for nominations for its 2017 Awards on 15th May. read more

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