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Women need to break their own glass ceiling, say top UAE executives
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Women need to break their own glass ceiling, say top UAE executives

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 11:17 AM

Hoda Abou Jamra, founding partner of TVM Capital Healthcare says all women of guilty of limiting themselves

Gender inequality in workforce a major issue – Emirates NBD vice-president
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Gender inequality in workforce a major issue – Emirates NBD vice-president

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 10:59 AM

Lubna Qassim says women need more support from male counterparts

'Discrimination against men' in UAE workforce, says top executive
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'Discrimination against men' in UAE workforce, says top executive

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 10:58 AM

Dr Habib Al Mulla says women are being appointed not because of their qualities, but because it gives companies and governments a better image

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Live blog: Arabian Business Forum on gender diversity as it happened
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Live blog: Arabian Business Forum on gender diversity as it happened

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 9:49 AM

BBC journalist and ITP chairman Andrew Neil hosts ‘A missed opportunity: Why the Gulf needs more female business leaders’ at the Four Seasons Resort Dubai

UAE firms must do more to attract people with disabilities, official warns
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UAE firms must do more to attract people with disabilities, official warns

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 9:41 AM

Community Development Authority head says too many companies don't know how to implement right programmes

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Major Oman steel plant put on hold
Industries»

Major Oman steel plant put on hold

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 9:13 AM

Plans for huge facility halted by sluggish steel prices in global markets

Talks to strengthen travel between UAE and Oman under way
Travel & Hospitality»

Talks to strengthen travel between UAE and Oman under way

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 8:14 AM

Oman expects to add 10,000 hotel rooms from luxury resorts to budget hotels by 2018

Bahrain's inflation rises to highest mark since Dec 2013
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Bahrain's inflation rises to highest mark since Dec 2013

Monday, 23 May 2016 3:25 PM

Statistics office says April figure of 3.8% is highest level for 29 months

Gulf bond feast fails to satisfy arranging banks
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Gulf bond feast fails to satisfy arranging banks

Monday, 23 May 2016 1:45 PM

Number of banks hired to run deals in the Middle East is shooting up from the typical five or six arrangers

ISIL suicide bombing kills 40 army recruits in Yemen's Aden
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ISIL suicide bombing kills 40 army recruits in Yemen's Aden

Monday, 23 May 2016 1:45 PM

Victims are hit while lining up to enlist for military service at home of senior general

Revealed: Ramadan hours announced for UAE private sector
Culture & Society»

Revealed: Ramadan hours announced for UAE private sector

Monday, 23 May 2016 1:45 PM

Private sector employees will see daily working hours reduced by two hours during holy month

Bahrain agrees to ban religious figures from politics
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain agrees to ban religious figures from politics

Monday, 23 May 2016 11:56 AM

Shura Council passes proposal that no one who delivers sermons should be member of political society

$20bn investment for Qatar's booming sport sector
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$20bn investment for Qatar's booming sport sector

Monday, 23 May 2016 11:41 AM

Ministry identifies business opportunities for private companies ahead of 2022 FIFA World Cup

Qatari kafala law reforms to take effect in December
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Qatari kafala law reforms to take effect in December

Monday, 23 May 2016 11:15 AM

Government official denies reports that reforms have been fast-tracked to October

Heavy air strikes hit rebel road to Syria's Aleppo
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Heavy air strikes hit rebel road to Syria's Aleppo

Monday, 23 May 2016 9:24 AM

Russian warplanes carried out attacks on Castello road, according to official and monitors


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