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Oil edges higher on signs of stronger US demand

The price of oil extended gains Thursday, a day after rising for the first time in a week on signs of increased U.S. demand for gasoline and other fuels. Benchmark U.S. crude for April delivery was up 27 cents to … Continue reading

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Masterplan for Expo site to be ready by third quarter 2015

Dubai’s intention is to attain critical project milestones a full year in advance. Dubai: The masterplan for the Dubai World Expo 2020 site will be submitted to the Paris-headquartered organising body by the third quarter of 2015, following which full … Continue reading

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REVEALED: Top 10 Salaries In The UAE

CEOs and managing directors of multinational and local companies earn the highest salaries in the UAE, according to the Gulf Business 2014 Salary Survey. While chief executives of global companies earn an average monthly wage of $27,440, those of local companies pocket … Continue reading

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Irish construction recovery is vital but we mustn’t repeat past mistakes

‘SHOVEL it or get off the plot” is a way of characterising the Government’s planned approach to developers. The Coalition wants the construction sector to increase its contribution to the economy. While not wanting to repeat the dependency on a … Continue reading

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Qatar set for infrastructural boom worth $24bn

Qatar is expected to witness a surge in project activity this year, with awarded contracts expected to be worth $24 billion, industry experts have said. Qatar’s project market accelerated in 2013, overtaking the UAE in terms of contract awards midway … Continue reading

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Professional salaries in Middle East expected to increase in 2014

Expats looking for a job where a decent salary increase can be expected might want to look to the Middle East and North Africa where professional job opportunities and wages are rising. Professional job opportunities in the region are set … Continue reading

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Qatar: Be my guest, but don’t take advantage of me!

As Qatar hires more expats to work on its many development projects ahead of the 2022 World Cup, cultural misunderstandings and tensions are becoming more common here.Prof. Ali Al-Hail, a Qatari consultant, argues that making an extra effort to understand – … Continue reading

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Texas Vies With Saudi Arabian Oil in California Shipments

Texas is poised to join Saudi Arabia as a supplier of oil to California as the mounting glut of crude on the U.S. Gulf Coast makes the trade profitable. Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMP), the pipeline operator that’s buying U.S. oil tankers, … Continue reading

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Comhgairdeas na Gael Riyadh

The victorious Riyadh Banshees, winners of the 2014 Riyadh 7′s GAA title, defeating Clan na Roses in the 7′s Cup Final by the narrowest of margins, after extra time, in a game that exhibited passion, flair and no little amount … Continue reading

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Much delayed Hamad International Airport to open by ‘mid-2014′

Doha’s much-anticipated new airport is now expected to “soft launch” by the middle of 2014, considerably later than the January 2014 date signaled by the transport minister last year. how to enlarge penile length naturally At a press conference this morning, the … Continue reading

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