Wednesday 29 July 2015

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24-HOUR ACCESS TO PORT SAID
Egypt to speed up shipping with new Suez waterway

Egypt plans to allow smaller vessels in the Mediterranean direct access to East Port Said around the clock instead of just eight hours a day by building a side channel near the Suez Canal, which will speed up shipping movements in the area.

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SPICEJET MOVE RULED OUT
Qatar Airways in talks with India's IndiGo

Qatar Airways said on Tuesday it was in talks with IndiGo about taking a stake in India's biggest airline that would expand the Gulf carrier's foothold in one of the world's fastest growing aviation markets.

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SUBSCRIBER NUMBERS HIT 168m
Etisalat Q2 profits fall 40pc to $408m

Abu Dhabi-listed Etisalat reported a 40 per cent fall in second-quarter net profit on Tuesday that it blamed on its Saudi Arabia affiliate Mobily and foreign exchange losses.

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ANALYSIS
UAE shifts fuel prices as the Gulf watches

The United Arab Emirates has become the first Gulf state to take a major step towards taming the gas-guzzling habits of its drivers, who see cheap fuel as part of their birthright.

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SPOTLIGHT
Consumer choice, innovation 'key drivers of aviation sector'

Consumer choice and innovation are the fundamental drivers of competition in the international airline industry, said Etihad Airways president and CEO James Hogan at the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Convention in Florida (US).

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NEWS IN PICTURES
Virgin Megastore opens in Al Ain

Virgin Megastore, a global leader in retail entertainment, has opened its first store in Al Ain at Al Jimi Mall. The 400-sq-m location offers a wide array of merchandise, including music, videos, electronics books and toys.

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Top Trade News

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Industry Sectors

Construction & Real Estate

UrbaCon JV wins $466m contract in Qatar

A joint venture of Qatar-based UrbaCon Trading & Contracting has been awarded a QR1.69-billion ($466 million) contract to design and build an urban area next to Hamad International Airport (HIA) terminal in Doha, Qatar.

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Retail & Wholesale
Finance & Capital Market

Western Union activates money transfer into Greece

The Western Union Company, a leading global payment services, has activated international remittances into Greece, allowing customers to receive cash payouts in minutes at select walk-in retail agent locations.

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Analysis, Interviews, Opinions

UAE shifts fuel prices as the Gulf watches

The United Arab Emirates has become the first Gulf state to take a major step towards taming the gas-guzzling habits of its drivers, who see cheap fuel as part of their birthright.

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Industry, Logistics & Shipping

Savola Q2 profit falls 15pc, warns Q3 profit will also drop

Saudi Arabia's Savola Group reported a 15.4 per cent fall in second-quarter net profit on Tuesday, missing analyst forecasts as the food producer warned its third-quarter profit was likely to plunge.

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Travel, Tourism & Hospitality

Qatar Airways in talks with India's IndiGo

Qatar Airways said on Tuesday it was in talks with IndiGo about taking a stake in India's biggest airline that would expand the Gulf carrier's foothold in one of the world's fastest growing aviation markets.

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IT & Telecommunications

Trend Micro unveils Windows 10-compatible solution

Trend Micro, a leader in security software, has unveiled its Trend Micro Security 10, a security and privacy solution fully compatible with Microsoft Windows 10, which is to be launched later this week.

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Lifestyle

Swarovski opens first boutique in Muscat

The Khimji Ramdas Group, a leading retailer of top brands in Oman, has opened its first exclusive Swarovski boutique, an upscale Austrian chain known for its crystal jewellery, in Muscat.

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Motoring

Latest BMW Z4 launched in Kuwait

Ali Alghanim and Sons, the exclusive importer for BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce, Land Rover and McLaren automobiles in Kuwait, has highlighted the third-generation BMW Z4 available at its showroom.

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Health & Environment

S Korea declares country out of Mers danger

South Korea declared on Tuesday it is effectively out of danger from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers), more than two months after the first case was reported and began spreading in hospital settings to kill 36 people.

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Education, HR & Training

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