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Ministry of Economy launches the smart e-platform for UAE national program for SMEs and projects

H.E. Al Mansoori: “The platform will serve as a gateway for UAE pioneers and entrepreneurs towards achieving their goals and develop ideas and creations that can result in future innovations”  H.E. Eng. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of

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Ministry of Economy launches the smart e-platform for UAE national program for SMEs and projects

H.E. Al Mansoori: “The platform will serve as a gateway for UAE pioneers and entrepreneurs towards achieving their goals and develop ideas and creations that can result in future innovations”  H.E. Eng. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of

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UAE Ministry of Economy

In line with the National Innovation Strategy and in the interaction with the UAE Innovation Month  UAE Ministry of Economy launches new innovative guide for companies in the UAE  H.E. Al Mansoori: “The UAE has become an important global center

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UAE Ministry of Economy

In line with the National Innovation Strategy and in the interaction with the UAE Innovation Month  UAE Ministry of Economy launches new innovative guide for companies in the UAE  H.E. Al Mansoori: “The UAE has become an important global center

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UAE ranks first place among nine economic indices of recently released global competitiveness reports

Ministry of Economy achieved top rankings in line with ‘Number One Challenge’ project  Al Mansoori: The UAE’s top ranking demonstrates the strength of the country’s economic policies and reflects the Ministry’s continuing efforts in developing a national business environment   The

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UAE ranks first place among nine economic indices of recently released global competitiveness reports

Ministry of Economy achieved top rankings in line with ‘Number One Challenge’ project  Al Mansoori: The UAE’s top ranking demonstrates the strength of the country’s economic policies and reflects the Ministry’s continuing efforts in developing a national business environment   The

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NBC Olympics selects Ericsson for its production of 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang

Ericsson to provide NBC Olympics video encoder technology NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Ericsson to provide video contribution solutions for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which take place in PyeongChang, South

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NBC Olympics selects Ericsson for its production of 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang

Ericsson to provide NBC Olympics video encoder technology NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Ericsson to provide video contribution solutions for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which take place in PyeongChang, South

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Apprehensions edge away as VAT becomes the new normal norm

Opinion Piece by Vikas Panchal, Business Head at Tally Solutions in the Middle East, a leading international accounting and compliance software provider which has recently introduced Value Added Tax (VAT) software Tally.ERP 9 Release 6.3 to help businesses comply with VAT

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Apprehensions edge away as VAT becomes the new normal norm

Opinion Piece by Vikas Panchal, Business Head at Tally Solutions in the Middle East, a leading international accounting and compliance software provider which has recently introduced Value Added Tax (VAT) software Tally.ERP 9 Release 6.3 to help businesses comply with VAT

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Emerson Completes Acquisition of ProSys, Inc.

Deal adds new software capabilities to improve plant performance and brings new technologies to Emerson’s Operational Certainty initiative Emerson (NYSE: EMR) announced it has acquired ProSys Inc., a global supplier of software and services that increase production and safety for

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Emerson Completes Acquisition of ProSys, Inc.

Deal adds new software capabilities to improve plant performance and brings new technologies to Emerson’s Operational Certainty initiative Emerson (NYSE: EMR) announced it has acquired ProSys Inc., a global supplier of software and services that increase production and safety for

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Successful 2017 propels ArpuPlus 2018 to expand digital services & consumer reach across Asia & Africa

MENA’s biggest content aggregator celebrates 15th year ArpuPlus, a subsidiary of digital products and technology company A15 and MENA’s biggest content aggregator with more than 200,000 pieces of diversified content, reported that it had a robust 2017 after a series

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Successful 2017 propels ArpuPlus 2018 to expand digital services & consumer reach across Asia & Africa

MENA’s biggest content aggregator celebrates 15th year ArpuPlus, a subsidiary of digital products and technology company A15 and MENA’s biggest content aggregator with more than 200,000 pieces of diversified content, reported that it had a robust 2017 after a series

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Xiaomi opens third Authorized Mi Store in the UAE

Newly opened outlet in Sharjah to meet Mi Fans’ demand for innovative and reasonably priced products In partnership with its local distributor TASK FZCO, global technology leader Xiaomi has opened its third Mi Authorized Mi Store in the UAE in

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Xiaomi opens third Authorized Mi Store in the UAE

Newly opened outlet in Sharjah to meet Mi Fans’ demand for innovative and reasonably priced products In partnership with its local distributor TASK FZCO, global technology leader Xiaomi has opened its third Mi Authorized Mi Store in the UAE in

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39 days of VAT in GCC:

“Businesses and customers embrace VAT effectively” says Tally Solutions “Those who have not registered, must do so to avoid penalties and fines” says President of ICAI – Dubai Chapter The new year was heralded as the onset of the VAT

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39 days of VAT in GCC:

“Businesses and customers embrace VAT effectively” says Tally Solutions “Those who have not registered, must do so to avoid penalties and fines” says President of ICAI – Dubai Chapter The new year was heralded as the onset of the VAT

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Prime Medical Centers win at shjSEEN Award 2017

World-class facility recognized for outstanding achievements in health industry Prime Medical Centers were recently recognized as the “Sharjah Top 10 Businesses Award 2017” at this year’s Sharjah Economic Excellence (shjSEEN) Award, the emirate’s most exclusive business award program organized by

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Prime Medical Centers win at shjSEEN Award 2017

World-class facility recognized for outstanding achievements in health industry Prime Medical Centers were recently recognized as the “Sharjah Top 10 Businesses Award 2017” at this year’s Sharjah Economic Excellence (shjSEEN) Award, the emirate’s most exclusive business award program organized by

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LGB BANK, in collaboration with MasterCard Worldwide, announces special offer with Careem

LGB BANK, in collaboration with MasterCard Worldwide, has announced a special offer with Careem, the app-based car booking service. The offer enables MasterCard cardholders to enjoy free city rides and benefit from monthly discounts. As such, the Bank’s customers will

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LGB BANK, in collaboration with MasterCard Worldwide, announces special offer with Careem

LGB BANK, in collaboration with MasterCard Worldwide, has announced a special offer with Careem, the app-based car booking service. The offer enables MasterCard cardholders to enjoy free city rides and benefit from monthly discounts. As such, the Bank’s customers will

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The Lebanese success strikes again in Paris

Exceptional sale for ODGAMM Prime Realty at Triangle D’Or for SNC Christian Lacroix At the heart of Triangle D’Or, 8th district of Paris, on the prestigious George V avenue number 21, ODGAMM Prime Realty, the luxury real estate agency in

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The Lebanese success strikes again in Paris

Exceptional sale for ODGAMM Prime Realty at Triangle D’Or for SNC Christian Lacroix At the heart of Triangle D’Or, 8th district of Paris, on the prestigious George V avenue number 21, ODGAMM Prime Realty, the luxury real estate agency in

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Tianjin Globe Express Services collaborates with V4 Advisors on Greenhouse Gas audit

GES continues pioneering implementation of sustainability practices in sector  Tianjin Globe Express Services (GES), a leading provider of supply chain solutions, recently collaborated with V4 Advisors DMCC, a consulting, advisory and project development company specializing in the environment, to conduct

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Tianjin Globe Express Services collaborates with V4 Advisors on Greenhouse Gas audit

GES continues pioneering implementation of sustainability practices in sector  Tianjin Globe Express Services (GES), a leading provider of supply chain solutions, recently collaborated with V4 Advisors DMCC, a consulting, advisory and project development company specializing in the environment, to conduct

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LGB BANK signs the first syndicated funding agreement in Lebanon in collaboration with international Development Finance Institutions

LGB BANK signed a USD 67.5 million funding agreement in collaboration with FMO, OFID and OeEB to support Small and Medium Enterprises, during a ceremony held in the Austrian Capital of Vienna. In addition to the USD 32.5 million provided

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LGB BANK signs the first syndicated funding agreement in Lebanon in collaboration with international Development Finance Institutions

LGB BANK signed a USD 67.5 million funding agreement in collaboration with FMO, OFID and OeEB to support Small and Medium Enterprises, during a ceremony held in the Austrian Capital of Vienna. In addition to the USD 32.5 million provided

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Ericsson signs funding agreements for 5G research

Ericsson will raise USD 220 million from the Nordic Investment Bank and USD 150 million from AB Svensk Exportkredit The credit agreements will mature in 2023 and 2025 and will extend Ericsson’s debt maturity profile In line with Ericsson’s focused

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Ericsson signs funding agreements for 5G research

Ericsson will raise USD 220 million from the Nordic Investment Bank and USD 150 million from AB Svensk Exportkredit The credit agreements will mature in 2023 and 2025 and will extend Ericsson’s debt maturity profile In line with Ericsson’s focused

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Visa and Grand Cinemas partner to reward cinemagoers with exclusive deals on card spends

Visa Platinum, Signature and Infinite cardholders to receive fifty percent off movie tickets five days a week Visa (NYSE:V), the world leader in digital payments, today announced its partnership with Lebanon’s leading cinema chain, Grand Cinemas, to offer cardholders rewarding

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Visa and Grand Cinemas partner to reward cinemagoers with exclusive deals on card spends

Visa Platinum, Signature and Infinite cardholders to receive fifty percent off movie tickets five days a week Visa (NYSE:V), the world leader in digital payments, today announced its partnership with Lebanon’s leading cinema chain, Grand Cinemas, to offer cardholders rewarding

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Emerson Acquires GeoFields, Inc.

Global software supplier expands Emerson’s expertise in pipeline solutions for oil and gas industry Emerson (NYSE: EMR) has acquired GeoFields, Inc., a leading global supplier of software and implementation services for pipeline integrity data collection, management and risk analysis for

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Emerson Acquires GeoFields, Inc.

Global software supplier expands Emerson’s expertise in pipeline solutions for oil and gas industry Emerson (NYSE: EMR) has acquired GeoFields, Inc., a leading global supplier of software and implementation services for pipeline integrity data collection, management and risk analysis for

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Leading Beauty Brand Korff Milano Debuts in the UAE

The brand will be available at BinSina Pharmacies across the UAE It’s always welcome news when leading beauty brands that we’ve discovered abroad or online land on our fair shores. Korff Milano, the premier European make-up brand launched in the

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Leading Beauty Brand Korff Milano Debuts in the UAE

The brand will be available at BinSina Pharmacies across the UAE It’s always welcome news when leading beauty brands that we’ve discovered abroad or online land on our fair shores. Korff Milano, the premier European make-up brand launched in the

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IFC and DGGF commit to “EIP Levant Fund”

A USD 50-60m SME Fund targeting Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan and Iraq Wassim Heneine and Karim Burhani Emerging Investment Partners (EIP), a private equity fund management company, announced that its “EIP Levant Fund” has received capital commitments from the “International Finance

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IFC and DGGF commit to “EIP Levant Fund”

A USD 50-60m SME Fund targeting Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan and Iraq Wassim Heneine and Karim Burhani Emerging Investment Partners (EIP), a private equity fund management company, announced that its “EIP Levant Fund” has received capital commitments from the “International Finance

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Empower opens new customer happiness centre in Jumeirah Lake Towers to serve around 30,000 customers

Steady demand for district cooling services prompts enhanced facility to meet customer satisfaction Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, recently opened its new customer happiness centre in Al Mas Tower located in Jumeirah

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Empower opens new customer happiness centre in Jumeirah Lake Towers to serve around 30,000 customers

Steady demand for district cooling services prompts enhanced facility to meet customer satisfaction Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, recently opened its new customer happiness centre in Al Mas Tower located in Jumeirah

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Menacorp ranks number one for brokers in equity derivatives trading on Nasdaq Dubai in 2017

UAE’s leading financial services firm, came out first out of thirty-six competitors on the UAE’s fastest growing market Menacorp, one of the UAE’s leading financial services firms, has been ranked the number one brokerage house in equity derivatives trading on

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Menacorp ranks number one for brokers in equity derivatives trading on Nasdaq Dubai in 2017

UAE’s leading financial services firm, came out first out of thirty-six competitors on the UAE’s fastest growing market Menacorp, one of the UAE’s leading financial services firms, has been ranked the number one brokerage house in equity derivatives trading on

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Munich’s “10-star” hub

Successful cooperation between Lufthansa and the airport: Munich’s “10-star” hub Five-star summit: It’s a combination seen nowhere else in the European airport universe. Back in 2015, Munich Airport became the first European hub to be granted the prestigious status of

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Munich’s “10-star” hub

Successful cooperation between Lufthansa and the airport: Munich’s “10-star” hub Five-star summit: It’s a combination seen nowhere else in the European airport universe. Back in 2015, Munich Airport became the first European hub to be granted the prestigious status of

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Visa names Andrew Torre Regional President for Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa Region

Torre will also sit on Visa’s global Operating Committee in San Francisco Currently serves as Visa President Sub-Saharan Africa and sits on U.S. President’s Council for Africa Visa Inc. (NYSE:  V) has announced the appointment of Andrew Torre as Regional

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Visa names Andrew Torre Regional President for Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa Region

Torre will also sit on Visa’s global Operating Committee in San Francisco Currently serves as Visa President Sub-Saharan Africa and sits on U.S. President’s Council for Africa Visa Inc. (NYSE:  V) has announced the appointment of Andrew Torre as Regional

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EMERSON INAUGURATES NEW FACILITY IN SAUDI ARABIA TO SUPPORT LOCALIZED INNOVATION AND TRAINING

H.H. Suliman Abdulrhman Al-Thunayan, Governor of Al Khobar, Amin Nasser, CEO of Saudi Aramco; Dr. Sahel N. Abduljauwad, Vice Rector for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM); David Farr, Emerson’s chairman and CEO;

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EMERSON INAUGURATES NEW FACILITY IN SAUDI ARABIA TO SUPPORT LOCALIZED INNOVATION AND TRAINING

H.H. Suliman Abdulrhman Al-Thunayan, Governor of Al Khobar, Amin Nasser, CEO of Saudi Aramco; Dr. Sahel N. Abduljauwad, Vice Rector for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM); David Farr, Emerson’s chairman and CEO;

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DSI in advanced stages of negotiation for AED 1 billion worth of contracts with Wahat Al Zaweya in Al Ain

Company awarded a AED 250 million contract to develop Nasayem project in Al Ain  Negotiations in process for additional new contracts at Wahat Al Zaweya valued at AED 750 million expected to be finalized in H1 2018 Drake & Scull

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DSI in advanced stages of negotiation for AED 1 billion worth of contracts with Wahat Al Zaweya in Al Ain

Company awarded a AED 250 million contract to develop Nasayem project in Al Ain  Negotiations in process for additional new contracts at Wahat Al Zaweya valued at AED 750 million expected to be finalized in H1 2018 Drake & Scull

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UNLOCK Blockchain Forum attracts more than 500 participants 60 Blockchain startups, from 39 countries

The UNLOCK Blockchain Forum which commenced yesterday at the Ritz Carlton Hotel DIFC and which will continue until January 15th 2018 has proven once again that Dubai is a vanguard when it comes to attracting innovative experts, blockchain start-ups, and

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UNLOCK Blockchain Forum attracts more than 500 participants 60 Blockchain startups, from 39 countries

The UNLOCK Blockchain Forum which commenced yesterday at the Ritz Carlton Hotel DIFC and which will continue until January 15th 2018 has proven once again that Dubai is a vanguard when it comes to attracting innovative experts, blockchain start-ups, and

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First 5G Life campus to open in Belgium

Ericsson and Corda Campus set up Belgian 5G Life Campus in Hasselt to test 5G technologies across a range of innovative applications New 5G Life Campus to welcome Belgian industry players to develop 5G applications that benefit industry and society,

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First 5G Life campus to open in Belgium

Ericsson and Corda Campus set up Belgian 5G Life Campus in Hasselt to test 5G technologies across a range of innovative applications New 5G Life Campus to welcome Belgian industry players to develop 5G applications that benefit industry and society,

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Ahmed Bin Saeed inaugurates Richemont’s new state-of-the-art operations center in DAFZA

The facility is the first purpose-built building within the Dubai Airport Freezone His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) along with His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, Director General of DAFZA and

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Ahmed Bin Saeed inaugurates Richemont’s new state-of-the-art operations center in DAFZA

The facility is the first purpose-built building within the Dubai Airport Freezone His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) along with His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, Director General of DAFZA and

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DALLAS PICKS ERICSSON FOR SMART CITIES TRAFFIC SOLUTION

Adoption of Ericsson’s Connected Urban Transport solution will help ease traffic congestion Ability to share data across cities and counties to make roads safer for commuters Will improve the connection of systems to increase efficiency and reduce costs The City

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DALLAS PICKS ERICSSON FOR SMART CITIES TRAFFIC SOLUTION

Adoption of Ericsson’s Connected Urban Transport solution will help ease traffic congestion Ability to share data across cities and counties to make roads safer for commuters Will improve the connection of systems to increase efficiency and reduce costs The City

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Arlington becomes UK’s 7th largest student accommodation owner

The firm, which represents Saudi and Kuwaiti Investors, also broke the 10,000 bed benchmark with its £135 million acquisition International investment firm Arlington Investors (Arlington) has become the 7th largest owner of student accommodation units in the UK after acquiring

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Arlington becomes UK’s 7th largest student accommodation owner

The firm, which represents Saudi and Kuwaiti Investors, also broke the 10,000 bed benchmark with its £135 million acquisition International investment firm Arlington Investors (Arlington) has become the 7th largest owner of student accommodation units in the UK after acquiring

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