Monday 19 November 2018

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SHOPPING, ENTERTAINMENT OUTLETS
Viva City to build world's largest sports mall in Dubai

Dubai-based Viva City plans to develop the world's largest commercial sports mall at a strategic location near Deira City Centre. The new venture, Sport Society, will deliver a unique experience combining shopping, entertainment and sports.

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187 COUNTRIES AT THE EVENT
Bahrain airshow big success, nets record $5bn deals

Bahrain International Airshow ended on a successful note with record breaking participation - 187 countries attended the fifth edition - and also signing of deals worth $5 billion during the three-day event which attracted 30,000 visitors.

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MASSIVE HOUSING PLAN
Saudi Arabia plans to build over 19,000 residential units

Saudi Arabia is set to build more than 19,000 residential units in major cities across the kingdom including Riyadh, Jeddah and Al Khobar. The Housing Ministry has already inked deals with four real estate development companies, said a report.

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SPOTLIGHT
Top 10 strategic technology trends for 2019

A strategic technology trend is one with substantial disruptive potential that is beginning to break out of an emerging state into broader impact and use, said research firm Gartner, listing the top 10 strategic technology trends for 2019.

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ANALYSIS
Missing middle skills for Human-AI collaboration

As AI technologies advance rapidly, some job roles will be done exclusively by humans while others will be taken on by intelligent automation. But most emerging roles will be fulfilled by people and machines working together, says a report.

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NEWS IN PICTURES
15 years and counting

More than 400 employees from Etihad Airways Engineering and Etihad Technical teams gathered together to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Etihad Airways with a human mosaic photographed in front of one of the airline’s Airbus A380s.

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Industry Sectors

Construction & Real Estate

Viva City to build world's largest sports mall in Dubai

Dubai-based Viva City plans to develop the world's largest commercial sports mall at a strategic location near Deira City Centre. The new venture, Sport Society, will deliver a unique experience combining shopping, entertainment and sports.

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Retail & Wholesale

Big tenant line-up unveiled for $1bn Abu Dhabi mall

Al Farwaniya Property Developments has unveiled the tenant line-up for its Dh4-billion ($1.1 billion) Reem Mall project in Abu Dhabi which includes top brands such as Virgin Megastore, Home Centre, Adidas, Ecco, Steve Madden, Bershka and Paul.

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Energy, Oil & Gas

Adipec 2018 attracts record 145,000 visitors

The 21st edition of the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (Adipec 2018) witnessed a huge participation from exhibitors and visitors, marking the biggest edition since the exhibition’s inception in the year 1984.

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Finance & Capital Market

Bahraini banks post $873m nine-month profits

Bahrain's seven local retail banks listed on the Bahrain Stock Exchange posted a net profit of $ 873 million in the first nine months of 2018, 14 per cent increase over the same period last year, the Bahrain Association of Banks (BAB) said.

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Analysis, Interviews, Opinions

Top 10 strategic technology trends for 2019

A strategic technology trend is one with substantial disruptive potential that is beginning to break out of an emerging state into broader impact and use, said research firm Gartner, listing the top 10 strategic technology trends for 2019.

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Industry, Logistics & Shipping

Over 500 top industry leaders set for Intersec 2019

More than 500 exhibitors from across the world will be at the Intersec 2019, the world's largest trade and networking event for safety, security and fire protection, when it opens doors in Dubai, UAE, next year.

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Travel, Tourism & Hospitality

flynas takes delivery of its first A320neo aircraft

flynas, the Saudi national air carrier and leading low-cost airline in the middle east, recently took delivery of its first Airbus A320neoAircraft, the first of its kind in the Kingdom.

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IT & Telecommunications

UAE’s TRA, Senaat partner for IT, cyber security

The UAE’s Telecommunications and Regulatory Authority (TRA) and General Holding Corporation (Senaat) have signed an agreement to identify areas of joint cooperation in the field of information and cyber security.

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Lifestyle

550 exhibitors for Jewellery Arabia in Bahrain

Over 550 exhibitors from 31 countries are set to take part in Jewellery Arabia 2018, the Middle East’s premier jewellery and watch exhibition, is set to open on November 20 in Bahrain.

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Motoring

Dubai launches $161m smart traffic systems project

Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced a Dh590-million ($161 million) project that entails the expansion of the smart traffic systems in Dubai. The move is aimed at facilitating accident detection and reducing traffic congestion.

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Health & Environment

Arab Health 2018 generates $778m business

Arab Health, an exhibition for healthcare and trade professionals in the Mena region, announced that over $778 million worth of business was generated by exhibitors during its 2018 edition, a media report said.

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Education, HR & Training

Forum puts spotlight on young Bahraini professionals

Bahrain-based FinMark Communications is set to host a key forum as part of its Women’s Professional Leadership Initiative aimed at supporting the professional growth and development of young female and male business leaders in the kingdom.

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Miscellaneous

Emirati expert named Wipo advisory team member

The World Intellectual Property Organisation (Wipo) has appointed Dr Mohammed Mahmoud Al Kamali, the director-general of the UAE Institute of Training and Judicial Studies, as a member of its judicial advisory team.

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