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Author: RICHARD WACHMANWed, 2018-02-21 21:36ID: 1519228615918397000LONDON: Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation GACA) has terminated an agreement to allow a consortium consisting of Singapore’s Changi Airports International and Saudi Naval Support Company to manage and operate the new King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah, just 10 months after it was
Almajdouie-Changan sponsors the 6th edition of "Hayya Jeddah" festival Two-Day Gulf Education Conclave Concludes In Jeddah Changi loses 20-year contract to operate Saudi airport
Author: RODOLFO C. ESTIMO JR.Wed, 2018-02-21 21:05ID: 1519225777788054700RIYADH: The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) launched in the UK on Tuesday a digital platform called Engage, which will promote technological and scientific solutions to accelerate progress toward the UN’s sustainable development goals (SDGs).Dr. Bandar Hajjjar, president of the IDB — one of the world’s
Vox layoffs latest sign of trouble for digital media Square Feet: Philadelphia’s First Step to a Platform of Innovation Airbus A380 program could be 'sustainable' after Emirates purchase, top exec says
Author: daniel fountainWed, 2018-02-21 20:25ID: 1519223403837758800VALENCIA: La Liga side Levante have announced a sponsorship deal with Saudi Arabian mobile and telecommunications operator Jawwy.Under the terms of the deal, the Saudi firm will serve as a shirt sponsor of the Spanish team until the end of the current 2017/18 season. The financial terms
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Author: RICHARD WACHMAN Thu, 2018-02-22 17:35ID: 1519216756516603400LONDON: Middle Eastern sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) are buying more alternative assets, such as private equity, real estate, gold and infrastructure, to lift returns in an era of lower oil prices.The move by SWFs to tilt their investment portfolios more toward alternative assets is a worldwide
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Author: ReutersWed, 2018-02-21 14:55ID: 1519215144246410300PARIS: AccorHotels’ long-delayed sale of a stake in its property business is in its final stages, Europe’s largest hotel company said on Wednesday, after reporting record 2017 earnings.The French group, with more than 4,000 hotels ranging from luxury Sofitels to the budget Ibis brand, also expressed confidence over
Communists seek property confiscation as punishment for serious crime AccorHotels closes in on property deal after record profit AccorHotels says profits up 66% in 2017
Author: ReutersWed, 2018-02-21 12:10ID: 1519212930386092800TUNIS: Tourist numbers to Tunisia will hit a record high this year, fully reversing the damage inflicted on the sector by attacks on holidaymakers in 2015, the tourism minister said on Wednesday.After three years of shunning Tunisia in the wake of a gun attack on a beach in
Tarpon fish leaps up and closes mouth over tourist's hand Prudential staff toss their way to longest yusheng record Taiwan looks to S-E Asia for Muslim tourist dollars
Author: APWed, 2018-02-21 03:00ID: 1519211881155918700DETROIT: The latest variation of an Uber ride will require a short walk.In eight US cities, the ride-hailing company is rolling out a service called “Express Pool,” which links riders in the same area who want to travel to similar destinations. Once linked, riders would need to walk
Uber Express Pool competes with the city bus Thousands of Florida students walk out of their classrooms Uber's Express Pool tells riders to hit the bricks
Author: ARAB NEWSWed, 2018-02-21 17:06ID: 1519211942195923800LONDON: Qatar pumped about $43 billion into banks last year after a boycott by some of its neighbors caused a drop in deposits, according to a top ratings agency.The government and state-controlled companies injected the cash into the financial system after about $22 billion of deposits flowed
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Wed, 2018-02-21 03:00ID: 1519210793185784800SEOUL: Asian retail and chewing gum giant Lotte has accepted the resignation of its co-CEO after he was convicted of bribery and embezzlement in a wide-ranging corruption scandal that brought down South Korea’s president.The company said Wednesday that Shin Dong-bin has left his CEO post at Lotte Holdings
Husband of Briton jailed in Iran for spying wants talks Asian retailer Lotte accepts resignation from jailed... Asian stocks gain, dollar extends recovery
Author: AFPWed, 2018-02-21 11:43ID: 1519210100725693700SEOUL: Samsung Electronics will unveil its next flagship smartphones — the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ — on Sunday, after it reported record profits in recent weeks and its vice chairman was released from prison.Samsung, the flagship subsidiary of South Korea’s biggest business group, suffered a humiliating recall
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Author: REUTERSWed, 2018-02-21 06:34ID: 1519187650214076600SINGAPORE: Oil prices fell on Wednesday, weighed down by the rebound of the US dollar further away from three-year lows hit last week.An expected rise in US oil production also weighed on prices, traders said.US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $61.32 a barrel at 0307
Oil largely steady as dollar strengthens Stocks fall, yields and dollar rise after Fed minutes FOREX-Dollar rises as Fed minutes back more U.S. rate...
Author: FRANK KANEWed, 2018-02-21 18:57ID: 1519150641298483100DUBAI: Countries in the Middle East and North Africa must pursue the “transparent enforcement of the rule of law” if they are to attract vital foreign direct investment, according to a leading consulting firm advising several governments in the region, including that of Saudi Arabia.AT Kearney, the
UOB discretionary portfolio management AUM triples Changi Airport's foreign investment arm loses key Saudi Arabia contract Oil crunch forces Middle East funds to hunt for alternative assets
Author: REUTERSTue, 2018-02-20 20:26ID: 1519148028138197500LONDON: European shares rose on Tuesday thanks to a slew of well-received results, though banks were a weak spot after HSBC reported weaker than expected earnings and said it needed as much as $7 billion of fresh capital.The pan-regional STOXX 600 benchmark ended the session with a gain
US STOCKS-Gains in tech stocks, Amazon drive Wall St... Technology companies, banks lead gains for US stocks US STOCKS-Wall St climbs as tech stocks, Amazon gain
Author: ARAB NEWSTue, 2018-02-20 21:55ID: 1519146000097921500CAIRO: Egypt’s petroleum ministry on Tuesday said that it was keen to resolve any gas export disputes.Officials said Egypt was right to import gas “from Cyprus or from anywhere else” in its quest to become a regional energy hub. The statements followed Monday’s announcement of a $15
Egypt arrests 6 on a farm owned by Islamist politician Op-ed review: Writers review press, media situation in Egypt Egypt ‘scored goal’ in becoming regional energy hub: Al-Sisi
Author: REBECCA SPONGTue, 2018-02-20 22:14ID: 1519144153877693900LONDON: UAE Energy Minister and OPEC President Suhail Al-Mazrouei said the US shale oil industry was “not a threat” to OPEC member oil-producing countries.Speaking at an event in London on Feb. 20, he said it was important that the oil industry does not repeat the “mistakes of
Philippines 'concerned' as US report labels Duterte a threat to democracy Vice president brings advisory group to Kennedy Space... Philippines rejects US intel report branding Duterte threat to democracy
Author: AFPTue, 2018-02-20 18:22ID: 1519144204747705700BERLIN: Bayern Munich confirmed Tuesday that Qatar Airways will replace Lufthansa as one of their sponsors, expanding the German club’s business links with the tiny Gulf state.Qatar Airways have signed a five-year deal as ‘platinum partners’, the level below Bayern’s main sponsors Adidas, Telekom, Audi and Allianz.The Qatar
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Author: AFPTue, 2018-02-20 17:10ID: 1519137933267000900DUBAI: A three-year downturn in Dubai’s property market will likely continue until at least 2020, Standard & Poor’s said Tuesday, citing low oil prices, the introduction of VAT and a Gulf diplomatic crisis.A glut of housing units and weak demand were also key reasons for the decline, the
Communists seek property confiscation as punishment for serious crime AccorHotels closes in on property deal after record profit MODUL University Dubai Participates in the ‘Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards’ Offering USD 30,000 Full Scholarship Grant
Author: APTue, 2018-02-20 03:00ID: 1519136593606791600RABAT, Morocco: Uber is pulling out of Morocco — a decision the San Francisco-headquartered company say is linked to the North African country’s failure to reform its strict transport rules.For nearly three years, Uber has been operating illegally in Morocco — despite currently having 19,000 users in Morocco
Uber Express Pool competes with the city bus Uber's Express Pool tells riders to hit the bricks Uber takes on commuting with Express car pool service
Author: ReutersTue, 2018-02-20 13:14ID: 1519125562585279600DUBAI: Property prices in Dubai could decline by 10 to 15 percent over the next two years, hit by new supply, geopolitical risks and the introduction of value added-tax in the UAE, S&P Global Ratings’ analysts said on Tuesday.The grim prediction came after Dubai residential prices fell by
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Author: ReutersTue, 2018-02-20 13:29ID: 1519124544745135200LONDON: Pan-European securities settlement house Euroclear will open a new unit in Ireland in March next year to avoid Brexit disrupting its ability to process Irish stock and bond transactions.Brussels-based Euroclear settles share trades executed in both London and Dublin at its British arm. The UK will leave
UK improves offer to return devolved powers after Brexit, Scotland wants more Ireland rookies Porter and Farrell in line to face Wales Israeli intelligence unit claims responsibility for foiling ISIS plot

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