Ras Al Khaimah adds new landmark with the longest suspended bridge in the Northern Emirates

Ras Al Khaimah adds new landmark

Ras Al Khaimah has achieved another architectural landmark that will add to its touristic attractions: The longest suspended bridge that connects the two buildings of the new Mövenpick Resort Al Marjan Island. Mövenpick Resort Al Marjan Island, the hospitality project by RAK AMI Hotel, a company focused on developing and managing hotels, is located centrally in Al Marjan Island, the flagship lifestyle and leisure destination developed by Marjan, the master-developer of freehold property in Ras Al Khaimah. Arch. Abdulla Al Abdooli, Chairman of RAK AMI Hotel, said: “The suspended bridge…

New BCG Report Highlights the Need for Mobility Challenge Solutions for Middle Eastern Cites

New BCG Report Highlights the Need for Mobility Challenge Solutions

The growing population and millions projected to acquire drivers’ licenses will exacerbate traffic congestion and air pollution in the years ahead Global urban transport networks are close to breaking point in megacities, and many new mobility modes designed to fix fundamental issues and improve quality of life are creating new problems, according to a new report by Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The report, titled ‘Solving the Mobility Challenges in Megacities’, reveals that as long as mobility-related issues such as traffic congestion and air pollution persist, urban mobility will continue to…

AZIZI DEVELOPMENTS ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR 2021, TO HANDOVER 10,000+ UNITS

AZIZI DEVELOPMENTS ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR 2021,

Dubai’s leading private developer marks a successful year, setting a solid foundation for 2021 In 2020, Azizi raised over 300 storeys, poured over 239,000 cubic metres of concrete, constructed over 68 million sq. ft of built-up area, and recorded more than 17.6 million man-hours 46 projects to be handed over in 2021, comprising over 10,000 units and more than 11,204,623 sq. ft of built-up area 40+ new buildings to potentially be launched in 2021 Mr Farhad Azizi: ‘We anticipate a stronger uptick in demand in 2021, partly backed by the…

AZIZI DEVELOPMENTS SPONSORS THE RASHID CENTER FOR THE DETERMINED ONES FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR

AZIZI DEVELOPMENTS SPONSORS THE RASHID CENTER

As part of its continuous commitment towards social inclusion and efforts in integrating people of determination into the community, Azizi Developments, a leading private developer in the UAE, is establishing classrooms for the youth at the UAE’s Rashid Center for the Determined Ones for the third consecutive year. In his comments, Mr Mirwais Azizi, Founder and Chairman of Azizi Developments, said: “Our sponsorship of the Rashid Center for the Determined Ones is our contribution to the narrowing of social gaps. It is a step towards the realisation of equal rights…

GROUPE RENAULT “RENAULUTION” STRATEGIC PLAN

خطة مجموعة رينو“RENAULUTION” الإستراتيجية

Boulogne-Billancourt, January 14, 2021 – Following approval by the Board of Directors, Luca de Meo, CEO Groupe Renault, presents today “Renaulution”, a new strategic plan, which aims to shift Groupe Renault’s strategy from volume to value. This strategic plan is structured in 3 phases that are launched in parallel: “Resurrection”, running up to 2023, will focus on margin and cash generation recovery, “Renovation”, spanning up to 2025, will see renewed and enriched line-ups, feeding brand’s profitability, “Revolution” from 2025 and onwards, will pivot the business model to tech, energy and…

Azizi Developments registers record sales in December 2020

عزيزي للتطوير العقاري تعلن عن تسجيل مبيعات قياسية في ديسمبر

Azizi’s December sales made up over 5% of the total sales in 2020 Azizi’s Riviera made up nearly 70%, Al Furjan approximately 20%, the soon-to-be-handed-over Mina on Palm Jumeirah over 5%, and Creek Views I and II in Dubai Healthcare City the remaining 5% of the December sales   Defying the overall sluggish sentiment of the global real estate market due to coronavirus-induced challenges, Azizi Developments, a leading private developer in the UAE, has announced record sales for the last month of 2020. While many global industry players struggled during these…

BlackRock Boosts Aladdin’s Forward-Looking Sustainability Analytics and Reporting Capabilities Through Strategic Partnership with Clarity AI

BlackRock Boosts Aladdin’s Forward-Looking Sustainability Analytics and Reporting Capabilities Through Strategic Partnership with Clarity AI

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire) – BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK) today announced a minority investment in Clarity AI, a sustainability analytics and data science platform, as the firm continues to invest in delivering sustainable investing analytics and software for clients. BlackRock will integrate Clarity AI’s capabilities with Aladdin®, BlackRock’s end-to-end operating system for investment professionals. Clarity AI uses big data and machine learning to create actionable sustainability and impact insights and expand these to a uniquely broad universe of companies, countries and local governments. Its proprietary technology and data science capabilities across…

What does equal access to education mean in the digital age?

ماذا تعني المساواة في الفرص للحصول على التعليم في العصر الرقمي؟

Digital inclusion: What does equal access to education mean in the digital age? By Zohra Yermeche, Program Director for Connect To Learn at Ericsson The COVID-19 crisis, and the impact which it has had on learning across the world, has highlighted many of the digital disparities which exist in today’s world. At a time when many of the world’s students shifted from physical to digital, we were also faced with the hard truth that today there are still 3.6 billion people in the world who are unconnected. For students in the…

Volvo Cars to invest over USD $84m on e-motor production by mid-decade

Al-Futtaim’s Trading Enterprises, exclusive distributor of Volvo Cars in the UAE, will introduce in 2021 the electric XC40 Recharge P8 Volvo Cars aims for 50 per cent of sales to be electric by 2025  Dubai, UAE, 4 January 2021: Trading Enterprises, an Al-Futtaim Automotive company and exclusive distributor of Volvo Cars in the UAE, has announced today that Volvo Cars plans to establish complete in-house e-motor production by mid-decade. Aiming to invest 700 million SEK (approx. USD $84m) to this end in coming years, Volvo Cars will assemble the electric…

Tech opportunities in a post-COVID-19 era

By Christoph Dobler, Head of Region Middle East & Africa, Dynabook Europe GmbH COVID-19 has had an era-defining impact on both our personal and professional lives. The acceleration of remote working has seen businesses of all sizes turn to technology to meet the needs of a newly distributed workforce and maintain operational efficiency. While 2020 produced few new technological or business developments, it certainly accelerated many technology trends already in motion. In 2021, we’ll see these trends continue to take off at speed, with new internet-of-things (IoT) applications, technologies, and…