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Tobacco consumption still remains as the primary cause of preventable deaths
Healthcare | Tuesday 2 June, 2015 12:39 am
Canadian Specialist Hospital (CSH), one of the leading private sector hospitals in the UAE honoured by the Dubai Health Association (DHA) for JCI reaccreditation, celebrated ‘World No Tobacco Day’, stressing on the health risks linked to tobacco use and supporting the cause for effective...
What you need to know to enjoy the health benefits of Ramadan fasting
Healthcare | Monday 1 June, 2015 4:13 pm
Experts from the Sharjah Planetarium has announced that this year’s Ramadan fasting hours will last for more than 15 hours, the longest in 32 years. Combining this with rising summer temperatures, this, no doubt, can be considered to be one of the toughest years to fast. The American...
Deloitte: Construction is the economic barometer for the region
Business & Money | Sunday 31 May, 2015 9:41 am
2015 stands to be another key indicator of economic development as the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) continues to invest in infrastructure and capital projects. The forecast for projects planned and underway in the GCC in 2015 is US$172 billion; the highest on record to date. This is according to...
Kaspersky Lab Warns of a New Scam That Uses Windows Live ID
Technology & IT | Sunday 31 May, 2015 12:54 am
Experts are warning of a new scam that uses Windows Live ID as bait to catch personal information stored in user profiles on services like Xbox LIVE, Zune, Hotmail, Outlook, MSN, Messenger and OneDrive. “Honest” phishingUsers receive warnings by email saying that their Windows Live ID...
Despite Record-High 401(k) Plan Balances, Few Workers are Actively Managing their Portfolios
Business & Money | Saturday 30 May, 2015 11:00 am
While 401(k) plan balances and participation are at record-highs, a new survey from Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc (NYSE:AON), reveals that few U.S. workers are actively managing their 401(k) portfolios, leaving opportunity for workers to be more...
Too Much Time Watching TV Or Playing Computer Games Can Hamper Under-Fives Development
Culture & Education | Thursday 28 May, 2015 1:48 pm
One of the UK’s top educational psychologists and the consultant psychologist at Dubai-based specialist training and capacity building consultancy, Ebdaah, says the time children under five spend watching television or playing computer games should be kept to a minimum to help them develop...
Further growth expected in cosmetics and personal care sector
Beauty & Style | Wednesday 27 May, 2015 3:43 pm
Recent studies have shown that Saudi Arabia’s many affluent and beauty conscious women are spending on average SR14,256 a year on cosmetics. The Saudi cosmetics market is the largest in the Middle East, estimated at over SR60 billion annually, with a forecast of 11 percent annual growth rate,...
Deloitte publishes “REflexions,” a new magazine dedicated to the real estate
Technology & IT | Wednesday 20 May, 2015 2:20 pm
In order to keep investors across the European and the Middle-East and Africa region (EMEA) appraised of developments and future trends in the real estate investment management world, Deloitte is launching its first biannual magazine dedicated to real estate professionals: REflexions. “Real...
Gartner Names Schneider Electric a Leader in Magic Quadrant for Advanced Distribution Management Systems
Technology & IT | Wednesday 20 May, 2015 12:48 pm
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, recently announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. as a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Advanced Distribution Management Systems (ADMS) for two consecutive years. Additionally, in Gartner’s report for...
Deloitte presents the 2015 Media Predictions for the Middle East as the official Media Partner at the Arab Media Forum
Technology & IT | Sunday 17 May, 2015 3:38 pm
Deloitte has presented the 2015 Media Predictions for the Middle East at the Arab Media Forum, from its 2015 Technology, Media & Telecommunications Middle East Predictions report, launched in March. The report reveals the latest trends and emerging issues shaping the TMT industries across the...
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