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Working towards their own visibility

With the International Women’s Day having been observed since 1909, women in Dubai talked to Gulf News about how they can take steps to bring about the change they want to see in society. Manya Pamnani, director, Advisory and Consulting at Crowe Horwath: “I firmly believe that women themselves are …

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Union Coop posts record profit

Union Coop, the UAE-based supermarket chain, recorded its largest profit ever in 2017, posting a total revenue of Dh2.923 billion. Compared to 2016, last year saw a 19 per cent increase in shareholders’ equity from Dh2.150 billion to Dh2.511 billion, whilst the number of families associated with the group increased …

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Dubai Canvas: Street art pushes creativity

Creativity and innovation will continue to be encouraged and recognised in the UAE, in a way that combines Emirati culture and modernity, as the country pursues efforts to bring happiness and greater welfare to its people. This was stressed by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice President …

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Germany signs Expo contract

Germany has pledged to spend €50 million (Dh226 million) to build and run one of the largest national pavilions at Dubai Expo 2020 after signing its participation contract on Wednesday. The budget also covers an allocation for cultural events throughout the duration of the Expo and takedown of the pavilion …

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UAE leads the world in 50 indices

The UAE has been rated number one globally in 50 indices covering vital community and service sectors, according to the Global Competitiveness Index 2017-2018. The UAE led in the region and the world in various indices including the quality of government decisions, the government’s ability to adapt to changes, the …

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Sharjah airport gets into expansion mode

Sharjah airport is planning a massive expansion of its passenger terminal in the next four years, which will increase the capacity of Sharjah International Airport to 20 million passengers by 2027. This was announced during the Smart Travel Initiative event held on Wednesday as part of the UAE Innovation Month …

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