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Arab Youth Survey reveals drop in optimism in region increasingly divided between Gulf states and the rest

Findings from ninth annual ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey released 77% of young Lebanese say Daesh has become weaker over the past year Young Arabs view unemployment and extremism as the biggest problems holding the Middle East back, with the

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Arab Youth Survey reveals drop in optimism in region increasingly divided between Gulf states and the rest

Findings from ninth annual ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey released 77% of young Lebanese say Daesh has become weaker over the past year Young Arabs view unemployment and extremism as the biggest problems holding the Middle East back, with the

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MENA private equity poised for significant growth, says industry report

International Monetary Fund: MENA will become world’s third fastest-growing region over next five years  Study reveals UAE & Saudi Arabia leading in private equity investments at more than 75 per cent of investments by value  Egypt, Jordan, Tunisia & Lebanon

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MENA private equity poised for significant growth, says industry report

International Monetary Fund: MENA will become world’s third fastest-growing region over next five years  Study reveals UAE & Saudi Arabia leading in private equity investments at more than 75 per cent of investments by value  Egypt, Jordan, Tunisia & Lebanon

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Car Sickness Research to Put Brakes on Family Road Trip Curse – That Even Affects the Pet Goldfish

Ford working together with motion sickness experts to try reduce car sickness in future cars Start-stop traffic can spell car sickness misery, with new research showing, on average, passengers staring at screens felt ill after only 10 minutes Two in

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Car Sickness Research to Put Brakes on Family Road Trip Curse – That Even Affects the Pet Goldfish

Ford working together with motion sickness experts to try reduce car sickness in future cars Start-stop traffic can spell car sickness misery, with new research showing, on average, passengers staring at screens felt ill after only 10 minutes Two in

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Clean energy offers massive potential for GCC to maintain global energy leadership and reap substantial fossil fuel savings: report

Renewable energy (RE) plans for region’s electricity sectors could result in overall savings of USD 55 to 87 billion  Fossil fuel savings in power and water sectors could peak at around 400 million barrels of oil equivalent by 2030  Savings

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Clean energy offers massive potential for GCC to maintain global energy leadership and reap substantial fossil fuel savings: report

Renewable energy (RE) plans for region’s electricity sectors could result in overall savings of USD 55 to 87 billion  Fossil fuel savings in power and water sectors could peak at around 400 million barrels of oil equivalent by 2030  Savings

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Automotive brands dominate top ten most Intimate Brands in the UAE, according to Brand Intimacy 2017 Report by MBLM Dubai

UAE citizens and residents feel the closest emotional bond with automotive brands, according to MBLM’s second UAE Brand Intimacy 2017 Report, the most comprehensive study of brands based on emotions. The most intimate brand in the UAE for the second

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Automotive brands dominate top ten most Intimate Brands in the UAE, according to Brand Intimacy 2017 Report by MBLM Dubai

UAE citizens and residents feel the closest emotional bond with automotive brands, according to MBLM’s second UAE Brand Intimacy 2017 Report, the most comprehensive study of brands based on emotions. The most intimate brand in the UAE for the second

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Dubai’s Reversed Wave – Towards a Multipolar Knowledge World

By Abdul Kader Kamli, Research Consultant, Orient Planet Research The invention of the alphabet by the Phoenicians 3,000 years ago had led to the preservation and accumulation of human knowledge. Building on this regional heritage, the Arabic/Islamic civilization contributed tremendously

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Dubai’s Reversed Wave – Towards a Multipolar Knowledge World

By Abdul Kader Kamli, Research Consultant, Orient Planet Research The invention of the alphabet by the Phoenicians 3,000 years ago had led to the preservation and accumulation of human knowledge. Building on this regional heritage, the Arabic/Islamic civilization contributed tremendously

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5G subscriptions to reach half a billion in 2022: Ericsson Mobility Report

25 percent of all subscriptions will be 5G in North America in 2022, representing the highest market penetration in the world Mobile broadband to account for 90 percent of all subscriptions by 2022 29 billion connected devices by 2022, of

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5G subscriptions to reach half a billion in 2022: Ericsson Mobility Report

25 percent of all subscriptions will be 5G in North America in 2022, representing the highest market penetration in the world Mobile broadband to account for 90 percent of all subscriptions by 2022 29 billion connected devices by 2022, of

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GCC F&B industry experiencing unprecedented growth buoyed by rising population & tourists arrivals, says report

Food consumption alone expected to reach 51.9 million metric tons by 2019 CAGR of 3.5 per cent in food consumption between 2014 and 2019 projected Tourist arrivals forecasted to witness annual average growth of 7.8 per cent between 2014 and

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GCC F&B industry experiencing unprecedented growth buoyed by rising population & tourists arrivals, says report

Food consumption alone expected to reach 51.9 million metric tons by 2019 CAGR of 3.5 per cent in food consumption between 2014 and 2019 projected Tourist arrivals forecasted to witness annual average growth of 7.8 per cent between 2014 and

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Teams Are an Important Component of Job Satisfaction for 90% of MENA Respondents: Bayt.com Poll

Six in 10 respondents say their team leader is the central decision maker Teamwork is an extraordinarily important part of the MENA workplace. A new poll by Bayt.com, the Middle East’s leading job site, entitled ‘Teams in the MENA Workplace’,

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Teams Are an Important Component of Job Satisfaction for 90% of MENA Respondents: Bayt.com Poll

Six in 10 respondents say their team leader is the central decision maker Teamwork is an extraordinarily important part of the MENA workplace. A new poll by Bayt.com, the Middle East’s leading job site, entitled ‘Teams in the MENA Workplace’,

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‘Brexit’ move tips scale in GCC’s favor: report

Orient Planet Research report sheds light on new economic reality for GCC countries after Brexit  Financial markets and currencies to face short-term challenges; weak pound may hit tourism flow into the region  Saudi takes investment precautions, but businesses confident of

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‘Brexit’ move tips scale in GCC’s favor: report

Orient Planet Research report sheds light on new economic reality for GCC countries after Brexit  Financial markets and currencies to face short-term challenges; weak pound may hit tourism flow into the region  Saudi takes investment precautions, but businesses confident of

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TRL announces new Student Award initiative

Leading transport consultancy and research firm to recognize UAE’s smartest students and their proposals for sustainable traffic solutions at Gulf Traffic 2016  The Transport Research Laboratory (TRL), a leading transport consultancy and research firm, has revealed its latest initiative, the

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TRL announces new Student Award initiative

Leading transport consultancy and research firm to recognize UAE’s smartest students and their proposals for sustainable traffic solutions at Gulf Traffic 2016  The Transport Research Laboratory (TRL), a leading transport consultancy and research firm, has revealed its latest initiative, the

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Report: Disruptive technologies to evolve GCC real estate sector

Orient Planet Research examines industry impact of drones, artificial intelligence, 3D Printing, Internet of Things, virtual reality & blockchain  Rise of ‘smart’ cities spurring advanced technological developments The GCC real estate market has witnessed remarkable growth over the past years,

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Report: Disruptive technologies to evolve GCC real estate sector

Orient Planet Research examines industry impact of drones, artificial intelligence, 3D Printing, Internet of Things, virtual reality & blockchain  Rise of ‘smart’ cities spurring advanced technological developments The GCC real estate market has witnessed remarkable growth over the past years,

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Social media emerging as major business enabler for Arab SMEs, says Orient Planet Research report

92 per cent of polled GCC SMEs already on social media  Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn driving unprecedented customer engagement for Arab SMEs Internet users in the Arab World is poised to climb to 226 million by 2018 SMEs contributes around

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Social media emerging as major business enabler for Arab SMEs, says Orient Planet Research report

92 per cent of polled GCC SMEs already on social media  Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn driving unprecedented customer engagement for Arab SMEs Internet users in the Arab World is poised to climb to 226 million by 2018 SMEs contributes around

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Increased internet penetration in the Arab World leads to exponential growth in GCC online ad spending, says Orient Planet Research Report

Global ad spending at USD 531 billion in 2015, with online ad 27 per cent of the total amount  Number of internet users in Arab world to increase to about 197 million by 2017 Internet advertising expenditure to grow globally

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Increased internet penetration in the Arab World leads to exponential growth in GCC online ad spending, says Orient Planet Research Report

Global ad spending at USD 531 billion in 2015, with online ad 27 per cent of the total amount  Number of internet users in Arab world to increase to about 197 million by 2017 Internet advertising expenditure to grow globally

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MENA region’s score in 2016 Global Food Security Index climbs by 0.1 points amid intensified government food security efforts

Qatar, UAE & Kuwait rank high in Affordability category Overall, UAE places 5th in MENA region and 30th in the world  Food security has improved across the globe over the past five years mainly due to the rising incomes across

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MENA region’s score in 2016 Global Food Security Index climbs by 0.1 points amid intensified government food security efforts

Qatar, UAE & Kuwait rank high in Affordability category Overall, UAE places 5th in MENA region and 30th in the world  Food security has improved across the globe over the past five years mainly due to the rising incomes across

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Ericsson ConsumerLab: personal safety to drive wearables market beyond health & fitness

Safety- and security-related devices top consumers’ wish-lists for wearables One in three smartphone users believe they will use at least five connected wearables beyond 2020 Smartphones turn into just screens, wearables expected to perform most smartphone functions within five years

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Ericsson ConsumerLab: personal safety to drive wearables market beyond health & fitness

Safety- and security-related devices top consumers’ wish-lists for wearables One in three smartphone users believe they will use at least five connected wearables beyond 2020 Smartphones turn into just screens, wearables expected to perform most smartphone functions within five years

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ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey wins In2 SABRE EMEA Award for ‘Thought Leadership in PR’

Agency’s work for Ford’s ‘Warriors in Pink’ breast cancer awareness campaign also recognised by the world’s leading PR awards programme ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller, the leading public relations agency in the Middle East and North Africa, has been awarded the In2 SABRE

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ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey wins In2 SABRE EMEA Award for ‘Thought Leadership in PR’

Agency’s work for Ford’s ‘Warriors in Pink’ breast cancer awareness campaign also recognised by the world’s leading PR awards programme ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller, the leading public relations agency in the Middle East and North Africa, has been awarded the In2 SABRE

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Global Research Finds Companies Desperate for Technology Leadership but Overlooking Tech-Savvy Millennials

Organizations Must Act Now to Address the Human Capital Dilemma with Technology to Attract, Engage and Support the Next-Gen Workforce to Fuel Growth While millennials are expected to account for 75% of the global workforce by 2025[1], business executives are

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Global Research Finds Companies Desperate for Technology Leadership but Overlooking Tech-Savvy Millennials

Organizations Must Act Now to Address the Human Capital Dilemma with Technology to Attract, Engage and Support the Next-Gen Workforce to Fuel Growth While millennials are expected to account for 75% of the global workforce by 2025[1], business executives are

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Young Arabs look up to ‘model country’ UAE as most desired place in which to live for fifth consecutive year

Findings From 8th Annual ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey Released United Arab Emirates ahead of US and Germany Safety, security and economic opportunity cited as main reasons UAE also seen as best place in which to start a business For

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Young Arabs look up to ‘model country’ UAE as most desired place in which to live for fifth consecutive year

Findings From 8th Annual ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey Released United Arab Emirates ahead of US and Germany Safety, security and economic opportunity cited as main reasons UAE also seen as best place in which to start a business For

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Arab Knowledge Economy Report 2015 – 2016 forecasts Arab World internet users to reach around 226 million by 2018

GCC’s GDP constitutes about 60 per cent of total Arab GDP Saudi Arabia ranked first in Arab World in GDP with USD 753 billion, backed by oil-based economy accounting for around 20 per cent of global reserves UAE ranked first

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Arab Knowledge Economy Report 2015 – 2016 forecasts Arab World internet users to reach around 226 million by 2018

GCC’s GDP constitutes about 60 per cent of total Arab GDP Saudi Arabia ranked first in Arab World in GDP with USD 753 billion, backed by oil-based economy accounting for around 20 per cent of global reserves UAE ranked first

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Report: Variations in Dubai’s property service charge calculations require use of new computation method

  Latest study provides new approach to calculating management, operating, maintenance & repair costs of common building areas Variations in calculation methods for average property service charges continue to cause disputes between landlords and developers in Dubai, resulting in the

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Report: Variations in Dubai’s property service charge calculations require use of new computation method

  Latest study provides new approach to calculating management, operating, maintenance & repair costs of common building areas Variations in calculation methods for average property service charges continue to cause disputes between landlords and developers in Dubai, resulting in the

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UAE Water Aid starts accepting applications for Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award worth $1 million

  HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), has announced that the Foundation is now accepting applications for the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award. The million-dollar

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UAE Water Aid starts accepting applications for Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award worth $1 million

  HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), has announced that the Foundation is now accepting applications for the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award. The million-dollar

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ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller named Middle East Consultancy of the Year 2015 at SABRE Awards

Region’s leading PR firm chosen from over 150 submissions for its cutting edge campaigns and new business growth    ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller, the region’s leading public relations consultancy, has been named Middle East Consultancy of the Year 2015 at the SABRE

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ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller named Middle East Consultancy of the Year 2015 at SABRE Awards

Region’s leading PR firm chosen from over 150 submissions for its cutting edge campaigns and new business growth    ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller, the region’s leading public relations consultancy, has been named Middle East Consultancy of the Year 2015 at the SABRE

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H.E Rashed Al Baloushi discusses market conditions, trends, potential development

[UAE, February 18, 2015] – Al Ramz Capital, the UAE’s leading financial services firm, recently welcomed Rashed Al Balloushi, the CEO of the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), at its corporate headquarters in Abu Dhabi. The ADX Chief joined the

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H.E Rashed Al Baloushi discusses market conditions, trends, potential development

[UAE, February 18, 2015] – Al Ramz Capital, the UAE’s leading financial services firm, recently welcomed Rashed Al Balloushi, the CEO of the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), at its corporate headquarters in Abu Dhabi. The ADX Chief joined the

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TARA BOAT- TARA MÉDITERRANÉE

AFTER MORE THAN FOUR YEARS SAILING AROUND THE WORLD AND THE ARCTIC, TARA WILL BE ON MISSION IN THE MEDITERRANEAN FROM MAY TO NOVEMBER 2014, WITH TWO OBJECTIVES: TO ACCOMPLISH A SCIENTIFIC STUDY CONCERNING PLASTIC POLLUTION, AND TO PROMOTE AWARENESS OF ENVIRONMENTAL

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TARA BOAT- TARA MÉDITERRANÉE

AFTER MORE THAN FOUR YEARS SAILING AROUND THE WORLD AND THE ARCTIC, TARA WILL BE ON MISSION IN THE MEDITERRANEAN FROM MAY TO NOVEMBER 2014, WITH TWO OBJECTIVES: TO ACCOMPLISH A SCIENTIFIC STUDY CONCERNING PLASTIC POLLUTION, AND TO PROMOTE AWARENESS OF ENVIRONMENTAL

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