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Net migration falls 84,000 in 2016

Net migration falls 84,000 in 2016

Net migration to the UK was estimated to be 248,000 in 2016 – a fall of 84,000 from 2015, figures show. The Office for National Statistics said the change was driven by “a statistically significant” increase of 40,000 people leaving ...

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Revealed: Qatar's best photograph of 2016

Revealed: Qatar's best photograph of 2016

The judges of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards have announced the photograph Rounded Life by Firos Syed as the winner of Qatar National Award. The Sony World Photography Awards is the world’s largest photography competition, and the National Awards ...

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BP slashes 2016 pay for boss Dudley

BP slashes 2016 pay for boss Dudley

BP has cut the annual pay award for its chief executive, Bob Dudley, by 40%. His pay package in 2016 will be worth $ 11.6m (£9.3m), down from $ 19.4m in 2015. It follows a rebellion by shareholders, who last ...

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Dubai attracts nearly $10bn in foreign investment in 2016

Dubai attracts nearly $10bn in foreign investment in 2016

Dubai attracted AED25.5 billion ($ 9.94 billion) in foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in 2016, according to Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. He said the city succeeded in maintaining its position among the top 10 ...

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UAE gov't spending revealed for first nine months of 2016

UAE gov't spending revealed for first nine months of 2016

The total federal government spending in the UAE reached AED29.7 billion ($ 8 billion) in the first nine months of 2016, according to latest figures issued by the Ministry of Finance. The total spending during the period accounted for 61.2 ...

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Beirut Traders Association (BTA) and Bankmed release the results of “Beirut Traders Association – Bankmed Investment Index” for the fourth quarter of 2016

Beirut Traders Association (BTA) and Bankmed release the results of “Beirut Traders Association – Bankmed Investment Index” for the fourth quarter of 2016

18 March 2017 Beirut – Beirut Traders Association and Bankmed released the results of “Beirut Traders Association – Bankmed Investment Index,” for the fourth quarter of 2016. The index, which is backed by the technical support of the Central Administration ...

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GCC mobile phone market rebounds after 2016 slump

GCC mobile phone market rebounds after 2016 slump

The GCC mobile phone market returned to growth in the final quarter of 2016 after suffering three consecutive quarter-on-quarter declines, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). The global technology research and consulting firm said the region saw the shipment ...

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ASGC Named RTA's Best Mega Construction Projects Contractor for 2016

ASGC Named RTA's Best Mega Construction Projects Contractor for 2016

15 March 2017 Dubai, UAE – Al Shafar General Contracting Company (ASGC), a leading and award-winning UAE construction group, was the recipient of the Roads and Transport Authority’s Best Mega Construction Projects Contractor Award. The award was presented by Mohammed ...

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