Lack of tech talent ‘common problem’ in region, says Dubai tech start-up

Finding qualified technology talent was one of health app Bodyo’s main challenges, according to CEO Tariq Hussain The Middle East is facing a shortage of tech talent, particularly when it comes to tech-relaint start ups, according to the founder of Dubai-based health concept Bodyo. The app reads vital measurements and provides users with personalised nutrition […]

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UAE as top importer of European cheese: report

DUBAI, July 8 (Xinhua) — The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is one of the largest importers of European cheese, UAE state news agency WAM reported on Sunday, citing statistics from the European Union (EU). The UAE imported 18,485 tonnes of cheese from EU states in total in 2017. Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan and Kuwait […]

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UAE lifts ban on imports of fresh produce from Kerala

Dubai: The UAE has lifted the ban on imports of fruits and vegetables from the Indian state of Kerala that has declared itself free of the recent Nipah virus attack. The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) announced lifting the ban through its social media channels on Wednesday evening. “#MoCCAE lifted import ban of […]

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Construction chiefs: Expo 2020 Dubai ‘biggest’ growth opportunity

Construction leaders in the UAE have listed Expo 2020 Dubai as the “single biggest opportunity” to spur business growth over the next 12 months. Chief executives from contracting firms such as ALEC and Arabtec Holding – who were among the entries in the 2018 Construction Week Power 100– have expressed optimism about how the expo could benefit their organisations, as well as the UAE’s construction sector. […]

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