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    Free heart-health services on Lifeline Heart Day

    To mark World Heart Day this week, LifeLine Hospital in Jebel Ali tomorrow, Friday, is offering a suite of free heart-health services to encourage communities to become more ‘heart aware’ and to learn about cardiovascular diseases and the benefits of healthy living.

    Statistics by World Heart Federation, 17.1 million people die every year globally from heart disease and strokes and at least 80% of premature deaths are preventable through a healthy diet and regular physical exercise.


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    COMPUTEX Returning 2016 with Two New Areas

    COMPUTEX Returning 2016 with Two New AreasOctober 5, 2015

    COMPUTEX TAIPEI is coming back 2016 from May 31st to June 4th! Registration for local and overseas exhibitors is now open, and the organizers have already received requests to expand booth spaces from many exhibitors. Space is limited, so prospective exhibitors should hurry.

    The focus of COMPUTEX is to reflect to the evolution of the ICT industry and its changes. In recent years, the spotlight has been on the cloud, wearable technology, IoT applications, network devices, and semiconductors, as ICT companies compete for business opportunities in the wake of the Internet"...

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    Kroll Launches New Compliance Portal, an Easy-to-Use, Technology Solution to Help Organizations Manage Their Third Party Compliance Process

    Kroll Launches New Compliance Portal, an Easy-to-Use, Technology Solution to Help Organizations Manage Their Third Party Compliance ProcessOctober 5, 2015

    Kroll, the global leader in risk identification and mitigation, today announced the release of the Kroll Compliance Portal, specially designed to enable compliance and legal professionals to manage the regulatory and compliance challenges associated with third party relationships, automate compliance activities and seamlessly gain access to Kroll's time-tested and globally recognized expertise.

    “With the launch of the Kroll Compliance Portal, we are giving companies an extremely flexible and efficient way to manage the risks associated with their third parties,” said Lee Kirschbaum, President of Kroll’s Compliance business. “By combining a technology solution with access"......

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    Analysis: Development of business leaders in Saudi Arabia does not live up to the global standards

    The Leadership Circle has analyzed the investments made in development of business leaders in the GCC countries. The conclusion of the analysis is that organizations in the region, and not least in Saudi Arabia, are not living up to international benchmarks for how to develop future business leaders.

    The problem

    The lack of leadership development is a serious issue in Saudi Arabia. With the largest population of the GCC countries and a government ambitiously committed to the Nitaqat program, increasing"...

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    NBK: Real UAE growth set for moderate slowdown

    The real economic growth of the United Arab Emirates is expected to moderately slow down to roughly 3.5 per cent, a new report forecasts.

    The country’s real gross domestic product growth continues to be negatively influenced by uncertainty and fluctuations in global energy markets.

    According to the report released by the National Bank of Kuwait, the country’s non-oil sector is set to maintain robust growth of nearly five per cent in 2015 and"......

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    Dubai Customs bags five trophies from Ideas America in 2015

    Dubai Customs has bagged five trophies from the 6th Ideas America summit, held in Hanover, Maryland from 15 to 17 September, 2015.

    Notably, Dubai Customs bagged a high profile award in the innovation category, through its Director, His Excellency Ahmed Mahboob, who was awarded the Best Executive Leadership Award 2015. The other four awards included the Advocate Award, Idea of the Year (for its amphibious lab-vehicle), the Best Suggestion System Manager, and the Communication Excellence Award. With such achievements, DC helps promote UAE’s position around the world, thanks to DC’s recognizable participation in major international competitions, along with other remarkable international entities.


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    C.H. Robinson Expands Global Strategic Focus; Strengthens Management

    To support an increasing need for transportation services between Europe and Asia, C.H. Robinson, one of the world’s largest logistics providers, has added two positions to its global forwarding team.

    Oliver Volk has been appointed director of European development, Asia Global Forwarding. Oliver joins C.H. Robinson with over 25 years of international experience in freight forwarding. He began his career in 1990 in Munich, Germany, at ITG GmbH where he held a number of roles as air freight manager, assistant branch manager, and sales director. In 2011, Oliver joined CEVA Logistics in China, where he held the position of general manager of their Air ......

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