Richard Melson

April 2006

Trade Arabia

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Top Korean firm plans $350m towers at Business Bay

Dubai Properties has sold three plots of land worth $100 million each Korea’s top construction firm, Bando Housing Corp, which will be constructing a $350 million - residential, commercial and retail development at Business Bay.

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French light up Middle East arrival of Airbus A380

Middle East airports making adjustments for the arrival of the Airbus A380 next year are being turned on to a new runway lighting system, especially designed to handle the world’s largest passenger aircraft.

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Latest Industry News Banking, Finance & Insurance

Western Union reduces Kerala fees
Dubai

First Gulf Bank profits up
Abu Dhabi

NBB Q1 profits rise to $26.5m
Manama

Building & Construction

French light up Middle East arrival of Airbus A380
Dubai

Economy

Jafza and Tejari spur trade
Dubai

US to clear Doncasters for Dubai
Dubai

Roland Berger to open HQ in Bahrain
Manama

Education, HR & Training

Scholarships for students
Dubai

Energy / Oil & Gas

UAE firm wins oil deal
Muscat

Laws & Statutes

Civil Service Bureau shake-up
Manama

US consults Gulf states on Iran
Washington

Health

Ovary loss 'raises dementia risk'
Washington

Plastic surgery ideas in focus
Manama

Egypt human bird flu toll rises to 11
Cairo

Industry

Manufacturing investment up
Dubai

GPIC exports soar to $29.2m
Manama

IT & Telecommunications

Oki to fight counterfeits
Dubai

New anti-virus version
Dubai

Quadrem launches automated service
Dubai

Media & Promotions

New Zebra programme
Dubai

Emirates Woman Award winners announced
Dubai

Wataniya pushes expansion
Dubai

Motoring

Cadillac sales increase by 75pc
Dubai

Property & Real Estate

The Wave announces first sale
Muscat

Escan targets UAE real estate
Dubai

Retail & Wholesale

Cellucom in Sharjah City Centre
Dubai

Shipping & Transport

Oman buys $89m Italian ships
Muscat

Further enquiry on DP World
Dubai

Inspection officers honoured
Dubai

Travel, Tourism & Leisure

Jordan to sell off airlines
Amman

French light up Middle East arrival of Airbus A380
Dubai

Regent Hotel to open up in Kuwait
Kuwait

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