GCC CO2 emission levels 3 times higher than world average

The GCC carbon dioxide emission levels are 3.49 tonnes per capita, over three times the world average of 1.03 tonnes. That’s according to a recent study by management consultancy Strategy&, which also states that this region needs a structured framework to overcome challenges in their transportation networks. Issues include governments ...

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UAE employees likely to tolerate boring jobs

New research shows that UAE employees are more likely to tolerate boring jobs or companies if they are earning high salaries. That’s according to, a salary bench-marking site that surveyed expatriate destinations across the globe, and found that 83% of employees, or eight in ten, admit to being bored ...

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Arabian Radio Network unveils two new digital radio brands

The Arabian Radio Network has unveiled two new digital radio brands to better serve and grow its Arabic audience. Al Khaleejiya Classic will be the regions only classic Khaleeji music brand playing tracks from across the gulf from the 80’s and 90’s, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. ...

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69% of UAE employers plan to hire this year

Nearly seven in 10 employers (69%) across the UAE plan to hire in a year’s time. That’s according to The Middle East Job Index survey conducted by, which revealed that more than 67% of hospitality, recreation and entertainment organizations are looking to hire in the MENA region. Findings reveal ...

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Parents in Dubai concerned about latest hike in schools fees

Parents in Dubai have spoken out about the latest announcement by the KHDA on schools fees. This year’s Education Cost Index, which dictates how much private schools in Dubai can adjust their tuition fees for the upcoming academic year, has been set at 2.4%. Schools that are ranked outstanding will ...

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