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Sharjah International Airport has recorded a 3 per cent growth in passenger traffic. Over 8.6 million people used the facility during the first nine months of this year, compared to 8.3 million during the same period of 2016. The number of aircraft passing through the airport also increased significantly, whilst over 40,000 tons of cargo […]

The importance of smart cities in the development of a green economy is set to be highlighted at an event being held in Dubai, later this month. The fourth edition of the World Green Economy Summit will bring together international experts to discuss a new urban agenda. Cities are home to around half of the […]

Malaysia has halted all imports from North Korea, as part of global efforts to cut off funding over its nuclear and missile programmes. Until recently, it had been one of Pyongyang’s closest trade partners/  Malaysia did not buy any goods from North Korea in June and July, after buying $4.89 million worth of goods in […]

More public and private sector partnerships, as well as additional government incentives will help spur Dubai’s affordable housing sector. That’s according to industry experts who’ve been analysing the mid-market real estate segment at a construction forum in Dubai. Sailesh Jatania, CEO of Gemini Property Developers was among the speakers. Listen Dubai South, IMPZ, Arjan, International […]

More than 6,300 factories are currently operating in the UAE, with investments worth over AED 103 billion. Food and beverage account for the biggest slice of the industrial sector at 30 per cent, followed by primary minerals (24 per cent) and non-metallic raw products (14.9 per cent). The figures were revealed on the sidelines of […]

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