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Travel & Hospitality»

Mandara Spa set for Middle East debut

Wednesday, 16 January 2008 2:14 PM

Asian spa brand Mandara Spa is set to make its Middle East debut at the new Monarch Dubai on Sheikh Zayed Road, currently in its soft opening period.

Transport»

Aramex joins United Nations initiative

Wednesday, 16 January 2008 2:12 PM

Aramex is amongst the first companies to participate in the United Nations ‘Global Compact' initiative.

Energy»

Bush hopeful on supply hike

Wednesday, 16 January 2008 2:12 PM

The US president thinks talks with Saudi's King Abdullah lead to greater production to bring down prices.

Construction»

Sustainability and international investment to drive real estate in 2008

Wednesday, 16 January 2008 2:09 PM

Sustainabity, better quality construction and transparency will be the key drivers of the GCC real estate market over the next year, according to new research by Jones Lang LaSalle.

Transport»

Postal forces combine network

Wednesday, 16 January 2008 1:32 PM

Emirates Post and India Post have launched a new service that enables customers to transfer money through both its postal networks.

Politics & Economics»

Gulf to revalue currencies by April

Wednesday, 16 January 2008 1:30 PM

Standard Chartered predicts Gulf Arab states will revalue together, expecting appreciation of 8%.

Construction»

Dutco McConnnell wins Qatar aluminium job

Wednesday, 16 January 2008 1:30 PM

Dutco McConnell Dowell (ME) has been awarded a contract from Qatar Aluminium Company for the installation of reduction cells and potroom equipment for phase one of a new aluminium smelter in Qatar.

Technology»

Thuraya finally launches third satellite

Wednesday, 16 January 2008 1:22 PM

Satellite communications company set to roll out its services in Asia in first quarter of 2008

Politics & Economics»

Saudi inflation at 12-year high

Wednesday, 16 January 2008 1:16 PM

Saudi Arabia's annual inflation hit 6% in November, the highest since at least 1995, official figures show.

Technology»

Western Digital loses Middle East chief

Wednesday, 16 January 2008 12:57 PM

Hafeez Khawaja parts company with Western Digital

Real Estate»

Abu Dhabi to pump $5.5bn into housing market

Wednesday, 16 January 2008 12:22 PM

Gov't setting up real estate company to oversee funding and manage expansion.

Construction»

NIC unveils US $1.4 billion project in Abu Dhabi

Wednesday, 16 January 2008 12:14 PM

National Investment Corporation (NIC) has launched a US $1.4 billion (AED 5 billion) mixed-use project aimed at reshaping Abu Dhabi's breakwaters into a tourist destination.

Construction»

ACC and Arabtec join forces

Wednesday, 16 January 2008 12:12 PM

A joint venture between ACC and Arabtec has been awarded a US $41 million (SYP 2.1 billion) contract from Emaar IGO to carry out construction work at the Eighth Gate Development in Damascus, Syria.

Travel & Hospitality»

Four Seasons grabs MENA glory

Wednesday, 16 January 2008 12:07 PM

The Gallivanter's Guide has named Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh best hotel in the MENA region for 2007

Construction»

Dubai beefs up fire safety regulations

Wednesday, 16 January 2008 11:53 AM

Dubai Civil Defence issues 'checklist' for buildings under construction to ensure safety standards.

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