Friday 28 August 2015

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DEFICITS TO WIDEN
Oman growth may slow to 2-3pc, says Moody's

Oman's economic growth is expected to slow to an average 2 per cent to 3 per cent per year until 2019 from an average 4.9 per cent between 2005 and 2014, rating agency Moody's Investors Service has said.

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OUTLOOK UNCERTAIN ON GLUT
Oil rises more than 4.5pc as equities rally

Oil prices jumped more than 4.5 per cent on Thursday after a rally in equity markets and an unexpected fall in US crude inventories, but worries over the Chinese economy and a global oil glut kept the outlook uncertain.

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EFFECTIVE SEPT 1
UAE lowers gasoline, diesel prices

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will lower domestic prices for gasoline and diesel in September, the Ministry of Energy said on Thursday.

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Smart solar palm trees spring up in Dubai

A new species of palm tree has started sprouting around Dubai. But instead of producing dates, the fronds of the Smart Palm harness the sun's energy to allow people to look up city information, access Wi-Fi and charge their phones.

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FOCUS
Love them or loathe them, emails are here to stay

If seeing an inbox full of hundreds of emails fills you with dread, get used to it, because they are here to stay and will remain a constant in the workplace, according to a survey released on Wednesday.

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NEWS IN PICTURES
New face

Tunisian actress Feryal Youssef is the new brand ambassador for Dabur Amla Hair Creams.

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Top Trade News

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Industry Sectors

Construction & Real Estate

Cityscape Global sees 15pc rise in exhibitors

Cityscape Global, the Middle East’s largest property showcase to be held in Dubai, UAE, next month, will see a 15 per cent increase in exhibitors, said event organisers.

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Retail & Wholesale
Energy, Oil & Gas

Kuwait summons Iran envoy over disputed gas field reports

Kuwait has summoned the Iranian charge d'affairs and handed him an official protest over reports that Iran had published a brochure on investment opportunities at a disputed gas field, state news agency Kuna said.

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Finance & Capital Market

ADIB offers rights issue through internet, mobile banking

Abu Dhabi Islamic bank has started offering rights holders who are also its customers, the ability to subscribe to its rights issue through the ADIB internet banking portal and the ADIB mobile banking smartphone application.

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Analysis, Interviews, Opinions
Industry, Logistics & Shipping
Travel, Tourism & Hospitality

Turkey's hospitality sector growth at all-time high

Turkey is seeing a boom in its hospitality sector, with 75 new projects and 12,968 rooms currently in the pipeline, taking third place in the Middle East for hotel construction, behind only the UAE and Saudi Arabia.

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IT & Telecommunications

Mobily soars in social media popularity

Mobily, a leading provider of telecom services in Saudi Arabia has registered more than six million subscribers and followers across its social network platforms.

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Motoring

Cooper Tire backs top Dubai motor event

Cooper Tire, a global company that specialises in the design, manufacture, marketing and sales of tyres, has announced that it will be the official tyre sponsor of this year’s Dubai International Motor Show.

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Health & Environment
Media & Promotion

Oops! Boy falls, punches hole in $1.5m painting

A T$50 million ($1.54 million) masterpiece by a 17th century Italian artist was back on display in the Taiwan capital on Tuesday after a 12-year-old boy tripped, fell and punched a hole in the canvas, the exhibit organiser said.

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Education, HR & Training

Jobs Abu Dhabi attracts record applicants

The Jobs Abu Dhabi (JAD) Portal continues to witness widespread success and demand as the preferred recruitment channel for Abu Dhabi this year, attracting more than 100,000 applicants.

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Miscellaneous

Saudi intercepts Scud missile from Yemen

Yemeni army units allied to the Houthi militia fired a ballistic missile toward southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday but the Saudi military said it intercepted it and retaliated with air strikes on Yemeni territory.

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