Thursday 28 August 2014

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102 COUNTRIES TO BENEFIT
Bahrain to launch hi-tech online visa system

Bahrain will launch a hi-tech visa system on October 1, making it possible for visitors from 102 countries to secure their entry visas online.

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HOK-ARUP TEAM LEAD PROJECT
Dubai Expo 2020 venue master planning on fast track

Master planning for the host venue for Dubai Expo 2020 at the Dubai Trade Centre - Jebel Ali, a 438-hectare site, is fast progressing and has entered the next stage in design, a report said.

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INFRASTRUCTURE BOOST
Algeria to launch $262bn five-year investment plan

Algeria will launch a new five-year investment plan worth $262 billion to boost domestic production and move its economy away from reliance on oil and gas, the government said.

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ANALYSIS
Discounts battle on the high seas hurting carriers

The global ocean freight business including the majority of carriers and forwarders rely on discounts, not on value-driving sales activities, to generate business, a report said, adding fewer price battles would do the industry some good.

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FOCUS
Bitcoin showing some staying power

Bitcoin is catching on at US online merchants including Overstock.com and Expedia, as customers use a digital currency that just a few years ago was virtually unknown but is now showing some staying power.

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IMAGE OF THE DAY
Burning Man

People gather around the art installation Embrace during the Burning Man 2014 "Caravansary" arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada.

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Top Trade News

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Construction & Real Estate

Dubai Expo 2020 venue master planning on fast track

Master planning for the host venue for Dubai Expo 2020 at the Dubai Trade Centre - Jebel Ali, a 438-hectare site, is fast progressing and has entered the next stage in design, a report said.

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Energy, Oil & Gas

Saudi Arabia's oil usage tops economic growth

Saudi Arabia’s annual rate of energy consumption has grown to an average of 3.8 million oil barrels per day, marking an increase of more than 5 per cent while the economic growth rate reached 4 per cent, a report said.

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Finance & Capital Market

Algeria to launch $262bn five-year investment plan

Algeria will launch a new five-year investment plan worth $262 billion to boost domestic production and move its economy away from reliance on oil and gas, the government said.

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Analysis, Interviews, Opinions

US air strikes on Syria could face formidable obstacles

American forces face formidable challenges as President Barack Obama considers an air assault on Islamist fighters in Syria, including intelligence gaps and fears that the militants may have anti-aircraft weapons.

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Industry, Logistics & Shipping

DP World’s like-for-like profit up 41pc in H1

DP World has reported profit attributable to owners of the company before separately disclosed items of $332 million for the six months to 30 June, 40.8 per cent ahead of the first half of 2013 on a like-for-like basis.

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Travel, Tourism & Hospitality

Jannah Hotels to expand in UAE

Abu Dhabi-based Jannah Hotels and Resorts is planning to launch more apartment hotels in the UAE as part of an ongoing expansion programme.

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IT & Telecommunications

New graphics solution for Google chromebooks

VMware, Nvidia and Google have announced a collaborative effort to deliver high-performance virtual desktops and workstation-class graphics to Google Chromebooks.

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Government & Laws

Two-day weekend proposal stays: Saudi ministry

The Saudi Labor Ministry has clarified that it has no plans to withdraw a proposal for 40-hour work week and two-day weekend system in the private sector, a report said.

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Motoring
Health & Environment
Media & Promotion

400 exhibitors to showcase at Dubai signage show

More than 400 exhibitors from across 30 countries and more than 10,000 trade visitors are set to take part a top signage show in Dubai in January next year.

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Education, HR & Training

ICDL to crackdown on fake certificate racket

ICDL Arabia has warned that it will take tough and immediate legal actions against all those who illegally produce, sell and grant fake ICDL certificates.

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