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Apr 09, 2012, 04:54 ET Ministry of Housing to Inaugurate Oman's Affordable Housing Development Summit

Local real estate developers, consultants and contractors are invited to Oman's Affordable Housing Development Summit 2012 to learn about investment...


Mar 23, 2012, 09:37 ET International Supply Chain Experts are Meeting at the Cold Chain Saudi Summit in Riyadh

The high growth for pharmaceuticals and vaccine business in Saudi Arabia combined with tightened and more expensive regulatory requirements for...


Mar 14, 2012, 11:17 ET Infrastructure Investment High on Kuwait's US $130bn National Development Plan

Ernst & Young to deliver an overview of US $7bn Kuwait Metropolitan Rapid Transit System (KMRT) at a major Infrastructure Investment Summit on 26...


Mar 10, 2012, 03:00 ET Exciting Times for the MEP Market in Qatar

Awards launched to recognise outstanding achievements in the booming Qatari construction & infrastructure sector Recognising the stature that Qatar...


Feb 20, 2012, 01:50 ET Du Opens a new Call Centre in Fujairah Staffed 100% by Emirati Nationals

Du is known amongst HR Professionals nationwide to be leaders in Emiratisation, with innovative initiatives structured across the company for...


Feb 19, 2012, 08:22 ET Oman Investing US $2.9 Billion in 13 New Power, Water and Energy Projects Starting in 2012

Oman represents one of the fastest growing power and water sectors in the Middle East region with electricity and desalinated water demand expected...


Feb 08, 2012, 06:09 ET Oman Hosts 2nd Annual Meeting for Affordable Housing

Led by Eng. Abdullah Bin Rashid Al Kiyumi, Director General of Projects for the Ministry of Housing, Oman, the Affordable Housing Development Summit...


Feb 08, 2012, 01:26 ET Meeting of the Region's Top Diabetes Experts in Dubai this March

In the Middle East and North Africa around 26.6 million people are diabetic; six countries in the MENA region are among the top 10 globally with the...


Nov 10, 2011, 02:15 ET Bridges Middle East Summit Teams up with Qatar Public Works Authority, Ashghal and Ministry of Municipality & Urban Planning for an Exclusive Conference and Exhibition

Media are invited to join leaders and experts in the bridge design and engineering industry at the prestigious 4th Annual Bridges Middle East Summit, ...


Nov 09, 2011, 11:42 ET Iraq's Minster of Construction and Housing to Address Urban Development Summit in Turkey

H.E. Eng. Muhammed Al Darraji, Minister of Construction and Housing, Iraq has confirmed he will deliver a keynote address at the Iraq Urban...


Nov 08, 2011, 11:00 ET US$ 125 bn Spend in MENA Healthcare Sector on Track for Mobile Health

Field service, RFID & enterprise mobility technologies to offer affordable solutions in healthcare for Patient Safety, Telemedicine and Clinical...


Nov 01, 2011, 03:00 ET Facilities Management Revenue in the Middle East to Hit $4.2 Billion

The facilities management (FM) industry in the Gulf is expected to gross revenues worth more than $4.2 billion (Dh15.4bn) this year, mainly driven by ...


Oct 27, 2011, 07:47 ET UAE to Witness the Merge of Mobile Services and Payment Technologies

At the dawn of the mobile payments era, major telecom operator Etisalat is launching the most advanced mobile commerce technology - NFC (Near-Field...


Oct 23, 2011, 09:40 ET Indian Summit to Discuss Key Investments in Banking Technology

In the face of the rising competition, banks are currently investing more in technology and as a result IT is considered a business enabler rather...


Oct 12, 2011, 04:45 ET Poor Roaming Services Affecting the Middle East BlackBerry Network

Despite reporting that all problems with its BlackBerry service had been amended on Monday, RIM's (Research in Motion) BlackBerry outages continue...


Oct 10, 2011, 07:59 ET India's Health IT Leader Meeting in October

The healthcare system in India is facing similar challenges to those faced in the United States during the Bush administration. These challenges...


Sep 21, 2011, 01:00 ET Qatar to Spend US $80-100bn Over the Next Five Years on Road and Rail Networks

According to Business Monitor International (BMI), Qatar is expected to spend US $80-100bn over the next five years to prepare and deliver the...


Sep 21, 2011, 01:00 ET Abu Dhabi Incorporate Intelligent Traffic Systems to Improve Road Safety

Injury crashes in the UAE have been estimated to cost the country about AED 20 billion annually, according to research carried out by the Roadway,...


Sep 14, 2011, 09:09 ET Qatari Support for the Qatar Construction Summit

In the wake of Qatar's monumental triumph in securing the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the construction industry in Qatar is receiving unprecedented...


Aug 25, 2011, 02:09 ET 'A fifth of Saudi Companies Likely to Fall Under the 'Red' Zone' says Saudi Minister of Labour

The Ministry of Labour's recent efforts to tackle Saudi's high unemployment rate which has hit half a million poses a major threat to a large number...


Aug 17, 2011, 05:03 ET Security Threats are an Enormous Challenge in South African Seaports

According to a report released by the Institute of Security Studies in late 2010, South African seaports are key points of entry into the entire...


Aug 17, 2011, 03:49 ET Middle East to be the Future in Clincial Trials

Global pharmaceutical companies are currently seeking emerging markets to conduct clinical trials due to the increase in drug development costs and...


Aug 17, 2011, 03:47 ET GCC Paediatric Summit, Bringing Together the Very Best in Children's Healthcare

In recent years The Gulf countries have seen great improvements in healthcare infrastructure and services thanks to a very strong and growing economy....


Aug 15, 2011, 01:33 ET Creating a Customer-Centric Community in the UAE

? UAE Ministry of Interior Engaged in Providing Outstanding Public Service and Promoting Customer Service Excellence Across the UAE. Held under the...


Aug 14, 2011, 09:14 ET Transport Security Administration (TSA) Discuss Cargo Security Within Middle East and Asia Region

Considering the recent event in Yemen last year with the air-cargo bomb plot, cargo security practices have been called into question. Improving...