Friday , March 22 2019


Cyber risks pose serious threats to financial institutions: Experts

  Dubai / WAM The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) hosted an outreach event for its regulated community and other stakeholders to discuss known and emerging cyber risks and trends, and the steps that should be taken to prevent, detect and respond to them. It was acknowledged that globally, cyber-attacks are ...

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DEWA hosts workshop on ‘energy storage’ with CENER

  Dubai / Emirates Business Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has organised a two-day workshop on Energy Storage in cooperation with the Spanish National Renewable Energy Centre (CENER). The workshop supports DEWA’s role as a platform for sharing knowledge and expertise and its efforts to keep its staff and ...

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China rejects Trump claim ‘it stole US research drone’

  Beijing / AFP China on Monday rejected US President-elect Donald Trump’s claim that it had “stolen” an American research drone, as state media said his diplomatic inexperience could spark a confrontation between the two nations. Beijing’s seizure of the marine probe in international waters in the South China Sea raised ...

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Looming elections sidetrack Pakistan’s privatization drive

  Bloomberg Pakistan’s drive to sell stakes in its loss-making state-owned entities has been all but abandoned, as the government bows to threats of widespread protests over potential job losses. Former IBM executive Mohammad Zubair, the minister of state for privatization, has found his work increasingly sidelined, even as annual ...

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‘Smart portal’ to help facilitate SMEs participation in govt procurement

  Dubai / Emirates Business Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, signed an agreement with the e-procurement solutions provider Tejari to launch a smart services portal for pre-qualification and registration of members participating ...

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