Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development mandated to develop the SME sector, has announced that the registration for the seventh cycle of the Mohammed... Read more
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has launched a recruitment drive in Oman to hire 400 new Omani employees by the end of 2012. More than 3,000 applications have already been received for various positions throughout the airline and the drive continues to stir considerable... Read more
His Excellency Michael C. Camuñez, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Market Access and Compliance at the US Department of Commerce, visited  the Msheireb Enrichment Centre in the company of Eng. Issa M. Al Mohannadi, CEO of Msheireb Properties. His Excellency viewed a model of Msheireb Downtown Doha, Msheireb Properties’... Read more
Cisco announced it has expanded its small business product portfolio with new wireless access points, routers, switches, unified communications and partner-managed service offerings. These new solutions help to drive customer productivity and growth by allowing small businesses to get the most out of SmartPhones, tablets, and cloud applications and services.... Read more
In developing countries worldwide, the middle class is often the catalyst for positive change, yet, in the Middle East, this substantial segment of the population is not enjoying the same opportunity. In fact, the Middle East’s middle class has become overly reliant on governments for jobs and services, which,... Read more
Dubai School of Government (DSG), a research and teaching institution focusing on public policymaking, hosted a discussion to identify a prospective road map for effecting socio-economic transformation in Malaysia. Hosted on 10th April, the session titled Courage, Innovation, Change: Malaysia at a Crossroads closely examined the past, present and future... Read more
Mr. Tony Blair, former UK Prime Minster, will be the keynote speaker at the third Oman Economic Forum, (OEF), to take place on 22nd and 23rd April 2012 under the Patronage of HH Sayyid As’ad bin Tarik bin Taimur Al Said at Al Bustan Palace. This interval is scheduled at 10:00 am,... Read more
The Sharjah Economic Excellence Award (SEEA) office has announced that it has recently hosted an introductory seminar about the tenth Cycle of the Award to kick off an information drive about the benefits of SEEA in the business community. Held recently at the SCCI premises with Dr. Lway Nakhasha, a... Read more
The MENA Businesswomen’s Network Forum concluded with a roundtable discussion between some of the region’s most prominent businesswomen. The two-day event drew over 350 businesswomen from across the Middle East and North Africa, and was held under the patronage of HE Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, UAE Minister of Foreign... Read more
Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED) mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, has signed a partnership agreement with du and Microsoft Gulf,  to offer a competitive and innovative information and communication technology (ICT) package for businessmen and investors. The initiative... Read more