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Climate fires and political wars set to rage in 2020

Economic and political polarisation will rise this year, as collaboration between world leaders, businesses and policy-makers is needed more than ever to stop severe threats to our climate, environment, public health and technology systems.    This points t

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PC shipments in EMEA surge 3.6pc in Q4: Gartner

PC shipments in EMEA increased 3.6 per cent year over year to 21 million units during the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2019, marking the second consecutive quarter of shipment growth as regional demand improves, said research and advisory firm Gartner. Worldwide PC shipments totalled 7

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Five reasons to invest in a separate passport

The freedom and opportunity a separate passport can provide is virtually priceless, a report said, noting that with the number of countries offering CIP (Citizenship by Investment) programs, obtaining a second passport has never been easier. The report titled “Citizenship b

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Oman's new Sultan faces structural challenges: S&P

Oman's newly appointed sultan has a narrowing window to address the country's fiscal and economic challenges amid a backdrop of weak oil prices, said S&P Global Ratings in a new RatingsDirect report. “Following a smooth transition of power in Oman (BB/Negative/B

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Oman's new Sultan faces structural challenges: S&P

Oman's newly appointed Sultan has a narrowing window to address the country's fiscal and economic challenges amid a backdrop of weak oil prices, said S&P Global Ratings in a new RatingsDirect report. Following a smooth transition of power in Oman (BB/Negative/B), publ

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Iran uncertainty ‘to hit Gulf’s economic recovery’

Oil prices rose after Iran fired more than a dozen missiles at airbases used by the US military in Iraq and bourses around the region plunged after the Soleimani assassination, said an industry expert. “Safe haven assets, such as gold and the Japanese yen, have also risen.

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Five digital health trends inspire new action

Digital and the rise of intelligent technologies are transforming healthcare delivery, said global professional services company Accenture in a new report, adding that payers and providers are embracing change to lead the future. 1. Digital Health Technology Vision 2019

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Digital innovation ‘key to ME construction sector’

The future of real estate development is digital, with demand for cost-effective, innovative and sustainable buildings inspiring data-led business models that will fuel the growth of the Middle East construction industry, say industry experts. “Innovation and sustainability

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