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How European Union households energy consumption covered; electricity 25%

Lighting, heating, transport, industrial output: energy is vital for essential day-to-day services, without which we and our businesses cannot function. Turning on our computers or starting our cars are ... Read More
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Middle East and North Africa region visitors rate to grow higher than the world average

Visitors to the MENA region will total 195 million by 2030, growing at a rate higher than the world average, according to figures by the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). ... Read More

How powerful is your passport?

The Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index is a global ranking of countries according to the travel freedom that their citizens enjoy. For more than a decade, Henley & ... Read More
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What You Do On Your Cell Phone Could Come Back To Haunt You

As far as Big Brother is concerned, nothing that you do on your cell phone is ever private. And if the government really wants to see what is on ... Read More
France's Marine Le Pen

This is the biggest risk for Europe as Credit Suisse said

France’s Marine Le Pen is the biggest risk to European stability, Credit Suisse said in a guide launched Thursday to help investors navigate the upcoming “defining” months facing the ... Read More

Gulf countries companies may face challenges on VAT implepmentation

GCC corporates could face multiple VAT challenges in the short-run The plan to introduce value-added tax in GCC states could create operational risks for companies and put pressure on ... Read More
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Arabian Gulf states are looking at ways to diversify their economies

Push for UAE trade with Asia and Africa The UAE wants to expand trade ties with fast-growing nations in Asia and Africa, a senior official said on Sunday. Arabian ... Read More
Dubai International Fiancial Centre

Which Gulf country’s banking sector is the top in assets volumes

The UAE’s banking sector came first on the list of the banking sectors in terms of asset volume in the GCC region, with a total value of about US$711 ... Read More
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Greece says East Med gas pipeline to Europe feasible

A pipeline planned to transport natural gas from the recently discovered fields in Eastern Mediterranean to Europe is feasible and viable, the CEO of Greece’s Public Gas Corporation has ... Read More

Salaries in UAE are expected to increase this year

Salaries likely to rise in 2017, VAT set to be biggest contributor for job creation in UAE Salary levels in the United Arab Emirates are expected to increases this ... Read More
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