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Cathay Pacific to connect Hong Kong with Riyadh

Cathay Pacific to launch flights connecting Hong Kong with Riyadh

The new service is expected to offer more travel options while promoting business, trade and tourism opportunities

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi private sector sees robust growth, value hits Dhs338.9bn in 2023

The sector’s ongoing contributions to Abu Dhabi’s GDP were shared by ADDED and ADIO at the second edition of their Al Multaqa meeting held recently

How the digital world has put ‘teenpreneurs’ on the map

Driven by their creativity and diverse perspectives, teenage entrepreneurs often find unconventional solutions to problems while challenging traditional norms

UAE

Emerging Industries for New Businesses in the UAE Market in 2024

With its dynamic economy and strategic location, the UAE market serves as a lucrative hub for innovators and entrepreneurs worldwide.

UAE launches ambitious new intellectual property system

UAE launches ambitious new intellectual property system

In 2023, the UAE has witnessed growth in IP applications, with a 9.6 per cent increase in trademarks and a 29.5 per cent increase in intellectual work registrations

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UAE: MoF issues new law governing public-private partnerships

The new law will accelerate the implementation of projects that offer added value for public funds, minimise financial and operational risks to the government

jobs in UAE, Saudi Arabia

Family-owned businesses ‘make up 90%’ of UAE’s private sector

The vast majority of businesses in the UAE are, interestingly, family-owned businesses, according to a key organisation representing this sector

Landor on the 3Ps of sustainability

Insights: Building businesses on the three pillars of sustainability

Collaboration and shared responsibility are necessary to create a more sustainable future where businesses thrive while ensuring a better quality of life for current and future generations

UAE dominates corporate aviation in MENA, says aviation body

Business or corporate aviation in the Middle East and North Africa is still predominantly taking place within the UAE, says the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association

Dubai

Daily Insider: Upbeat UAE CEOs buck global trends

UAE CEOs are said to be far more positive about their business prospects, especially when compared to their global counterparts.

The Bhagavad Gita, an ancient Indian classic, has a wealth of information and guidance for executives looking to develop successful and long-lasting businesses.

Here’s what ancient India can teach modern day managers

The Bhagavad Gita, an ancient Indian classic, has a wealth of information and guidance for executives looking to develop successful and long-lasting businesses.

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Dubai Chambers unveils ‘reimagined’ Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award

The award has undergone a comprehensive restructuring to reflect the needs of the business community, in line with Dubai’s vision and the goals of the D33 economic agenda

Hands-on review: Logitech Zone Vibe Wireless headphone

Designed to meet the demands of modern professionals, this over-the-ear wireless headset comes with a suite of features tailored for video conferencing

Abdalla Al Banna, VP of Regulatory Operations at DWTC

Interview: DWTC’s Abdalla Al Banna shares how the free zone is supporting Dubai’s D33 agenda

The VP of Free Zone Regulatory Operations, DWTC talks about how the authority is focused on supporting SMEs and sustainability, and is attracting global businesses to the emirate

How Basma Ashry revolutionised the UAE business landscape

Basma Ashry: A trailblazing young force in the business landscape

Under her guidance, Business Incorporation Zone has helped more than 2,500 entrepreneurs launch their businesses in the UAE

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GCC remains top export market for members in H1’23, reveals Dubai Chamber of Commerce

Saudi Arabia was the top destination for members’ exports in H1 2023, with the total value recording year-over-year growth of more than 15 per cent

Business partner

Why AI is the perfect business partner for UAE SMEs

SMEs must recognise that AI is not a futuristic concept, but a practical tool that can strategically augment and automate their processes

How ASUS BUSINESS is meeting the diverse needs of organisations

With ASUS BUSINESS, organisations can confidently rely on solutions that drive productivity and set new standards in the industry, backed by a legacy of excellence and innovation

Tecom Group

Tecom Group’s H1 2023 net profit up 13% to Dhs485m

The H1 2023 revenue topped Dhs1bn, up 6 per cent YoY, driven by 87 per cent occupancy rate attributable to high retention rate and adding more than 1,500 new customers

Twig

SME story: Interview with Chafic Idriss, Rayan Antonios, Karam El Dik, founders of Twig

We facilitate effective goal planning and provide a user-friendly experience to help individuals achieve their financial objectives

FOO

SME story: Interview with Ghady Rayess, managing director of FOO

Financial services embedded into existing business models are no longer optional, but necessary

School Hack

SME story: Interview with Youseff Youseff, COO and Muhammed Khalid, CEO of School Hack

The platform utilises AI to relieve students of extra mental labour, personalise learning materials based on individual learning styles, and provide valuable insights to educators

economic substance

Insights: Economic substance regulations in the UAE

Economic substance refers to the tangible and real economic activity that a company carries out

UAE France

UAE, France trade grew 17%, reached Dhs29.5bn in 2022

The bilateral trade between the two countries consisted of imports valued at Dhs25.2bn, while exports and re-exports were valued at approximately Dhs4.2bn

Cambodia

UAE and Cambodia conclude comprehensive economic partnership agreement

The agreement will serve as a catalyst to increase and diversify bilateral trade by substantially eliminating tariffs, reducing non-tariff trade barriers and promoting trade

economy

Insights: The journey of building global businesses from a thriving economy

Jessica Wong, managing partner at eWTP Arabia Capital looks at how Saudi Arabia is uniquely placed to leapfrog innovation hurdles and build businesses with global impact

e-commerce

E-commerce strategies: How to prepare your business for success

An overview of key areas that businesses should focus

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad announces flash sale, offers 20% discount

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad announces flash sale, offers up to 20% discount

The promotion is valid on return and one-way journeys on Etihad-operated flights booked on the carrier’s website

SME story: Interview with Ziad Toqan, founder of Leap

SME story: Interview with Ziad Toqan, founder of Leap

Leap’s on a mission to teach kids good money habits at an early age

Saudi Aramco

Aramco completes acquisition of Valvoline’s global products business

The transaction expands Aramco’s lubricants business globally