Saturday , November 17 2018


Policy makers, experts discuss ways to strengthen UAE’s innovation ecosystem

ABU DHABI / WAM The Ministry of Economy (MoE), has organised a session which brought together more than 50 industry professionals, policy makers, representatives of universities, venture capital firms, various foundations and federal and local government organisations, to discuss the UAE’s innovation agenda. ‘Innovation@UAE’ aimed to provide stakeholders a platform ...

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A fifth of China’s housing is empty. That’s 50mn homes

Bloomberg Chinese President Xi Jinping’s mantra that homes should be for living in is falling on deaf ears, with tens of millions of apartments and houses standing empty across the country. Soon-to-be-published research will show roughly 22 percent of China’s urban housing stock is unoccupied, according to Professor Gan Li, ...

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Merkel flays EU in bid to nurture global players

Bloomberg German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s desire to nurture more “global players” has turned Berlin’s gaze towards Brussels and to reshaping European Union rules that clamp down on mergers and technology giants. Merkel, facing her final years as German leader, has criticised the EU for focussing too much on competition in ...

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