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Construction & Real Estate

ACC wins Downtown Dubai tower contract

UAE-based Arabian Construction Company (ACC) said it has won a major contract to build Boulevard Point, a prestigious 63-storey residential tower in Downtown Dubai.

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Retail & Wholesale

Meraas to open Italian-style upscale mall in Q3

Meraas, a Dubai-based holding company, is set to open The Outlet Village - an upscale shopping destination with a gross leasable area of 25,000 sq m designed along the lines of a hilltop town in Italy - in the third quarter of 2016.

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Energy, Oil & Gas

Dana Gas Q1 net profit halves to $6m

Abu Dhabi-listed energy firm Dana Gas reported a 50 per cent drop in first-quarter profit on Wednesday that it blamed on lower hydrocarbon prices and reduced output in Egypt and Kurdistan.

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Analysis, Interviews, Opinions

Saudi prince makes bold moves towards reforms

Whether the 31-year-old Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will achieve his goal of modernising the kingdom's economy is the subject of animated debate on social media, in office buildings and at coffee shops in the kingdom.

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Industry, Logistics & Shipping

BASF opens new office in Abu Dhabi

BASF, a leading chemical company, has inaugurated its new branch office in Abu Dhabi, UAE, while extending its cooperation with the Kanoo Group, one of the largest independent, family-owned companies in the Gulf region.

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Travel, Tourism & Hospitality

Jeddah set to host Food, Hotel and Hospitality Exhibition

More than 120 local, regional and international companies are all set to occupy 4,000-sq-m at the 21st Food, Hotel and Hospitality Arabia Exhibition which will take place on May 9 at the Jeddah Centre for Events and Forums in Saudi Arabia.

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IT & Telecommunications

Big data breaches found at major email services

Hundreds of millions of hacked usernames and passwords for email accounts and other websites are being traded in Russia's criminal underworld, a security expert told Reuters.

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Government & Laws

Smart Dubai completes pilot phase for Smart City Index

Smart Dubai, the government office driving Dubai’s citywide transformation into a smart city, successfully completed its pilot phase for the initial Smart City Index with the ITU, a specialized United Nations agency.

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Motoring

Spectacular launch for Jaguar F-Pace at Burj Khalifa

British luxury brand Jaguar created a world first with the Middle East launch of its all-new F-Pace performance SUV at Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower.

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Health & Environment

Averda, Uber team up to tackle e-waste

Averda, a leading environmental solutions provider in the Middle East and Africa, and Uber recently joined forces to tackle the ever rising problem of electronic waste in Dubai, UAE, marking the 2016 ‘Earth Day’.

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Media & Promotion

Revealed: Top Indian entrepreneurs, executives

Forbes Middle East has unveiled its 2016 rankings of the Top 100 Indian Entrepreneurs in the Arab World and the Top 50 Indians in Executive Management in both multinationals and Arab companies.

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Miscellaneous

Turkey on verge of completing process for EU visa deal

Turkey is on the verge of completing the necessary work to secure visa-free travel for Turkish citizens to the European Union, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday after parliament passed new legislation overnight.

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