Tuesday 22 May 2018

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LEED CERTIFICATION BY 2019
Ducab starts work on new global HQ in Dubai

Ducab, a leader in the manufacture of copper and aluminium wire and cable products, has broken ground on its 4,053-sq-m global headquarters building in Dubai. The company aims to achieve a Leed Gold certification on completion in 2019.

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MALL, HOTEL, LEISURE FACILITIES
Tamdeen breaks ground on $824m Kuwait waterfront project

Kuwaiti developer Tamdeen Group has broken ground on its KD250-million ($824 million) Al Khiran Project, a mixed-use waterfront destination featuring a mall, entertainment facilities, parks and a five-star hotel in Sabah Al Ahmad Sea City.

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STUDENT RESIDENCY EXTENDED
UAE agrees 10-year visa for investors, professionals

The United Arab Emirates has adopted a new system of entry visas for international investors and professional talents providing them with a long-term visa for up to 10 years, a media report said.

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ANALYSIS
How AI-based machine learning impacts IT security

AI-based machine learning isn’t here to replace the human element in security operations; it will augment human intelligence, enabling better decisions based on the quality of the actions and forensics data, said an industry expert.

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ANALYSIS
Preventing workplace stress improves productivity

Stress has now become an overwhelming challenge facing the workforce and is having a crippling effect on health and productivity, said an industry expert, noting that in-depth preventive health checks are a way to combat stress and burnout.

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The spirit of giving

In true Ramadan spirit, Viva Bahrain, through its corporate social responsibility arm, Viva Jusoor, has commenced its annual Ramadan community-driven activities for the fifth consecutive year.

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Top Trade News

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Industry Sectors

Construction & Real Estate

Tamdeen breaks ground on $824m Kuwait waterfront project

Kuwaiti developer Tamdeen Group has broken ground on its KD250-million ($824 million) Al Khiran Project, a mixed-use waterfront destination featuring a mall, entertainment facilities, parks and a five-star hotel in Sabah Al Ahmad Sea City.

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Retail & Wholesale

Thales, Arrow Electronics extend distribution deal for EMEA

France-based Thales has extended its distribution agreement with global technology provider Arrow Electronics, to bring its advanced data security solutions and services to more territories across the Europe Middle East and Africa region.

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Finance & Capital Market

Abu Dhabi banks’ net income tops $2bn during Q1

The net income of Abu Dhabi-based commercial and Islamic banks amounted to around Dh7.9 billion ($2.15 billion) during the first quarter (Q1) of the year, up 2.8 per cent over the corresponding period of 2017, a media report said.

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Analysis, Interviews, Opinions

How AI-based machine learning impacts IT security

AI-based machine learning isn’t here to replace the human element in security operations; it will augment human intelligence, enabling better decisions based on the quality of the actions and forensics data, said an industry expert.

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Industry, Logistics & Shipping

Ducab starts work on new global HQ in Dubai

Ducab, a leader in the manufacture of copper and aluminium wire and cable products, has broken ground on its 4,053-sq-m global headquarters building in Dubai. The company aims to achieve a Leed Gold certification on completion in 2019.

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Travel, Tourism & Hospitality

New Jazeera Airways terminal starts operations tomorrow

Jazeera Airways, Kuwait's leading low-cost airline, has officially inaugurated the Jazeera terminal (T5) at the Kuwait International Airport, announcing that it will start welcoming passengers through the terminal tomorrow (May 22).

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IT & Telecommunications

Du to roll out 5G network in UAE this year

Dubai-based du, a top telecom provider, has announced its full readiness and ongoing network evolution to offer 5G network in the UAE this year, ahead of the anticipated commercial rollout of the 3GPP compliant 5G terminals in 2019.

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Motoring

Dubai fits 6,500 taxis with surveillance cams

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has started fitting taxis affiliated to the Public Transport Agency with surveillance cameras as a part of its efforts to improve the level of public transportations services.

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Health & Environment

Shurooq partners with Korean healthcare group

Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) said it has signed an agreement with REI Holding Group and Haewon Medical Foundation Sejong General Hospital to establish the first Korean hospital in Sharjah.

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Media & Promotion

Burj Khalifa plans special LED shows for Ramadan

Emaar Properties, the developer of the iconic Burj Khalifa will be marking Ramadan with two captivating shows that will capture the glazier effects from synchronised music, in a rare symphony of melody and design.

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Education, HR & Training

NYUAD holds graduation event for 253 students

New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has celebrated its fifth graduation ceremony of the Class of 2018, conferring degrees to 253 students from 71 countries.

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Miscellaneous

Mobile crane falls at Makkah mosque site; no casualties reported

Saudi authorities said a part of a mobile crane being used for construction work at the Grand Mosque in Makkah toppled to the ground on Sunday. However, there were no casualties as the area was far from visitors and worshippers.

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