Saudi Arabia’s clamping on corrupt officials, including princes and ministers, has put this Gulf nation on the forefront of the battle to refurbish the decades-old system. Undoubtedly it was a decisive action of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to detain dozens of princes, businessmen and senior officials on the charges of corruption. Later…

Forrester Research has recognized the rising demand for contextual insights and new business opportunities from AI. It says, “Artificial intelligence technologies will be rapidly assimilated into analytics practices, giving business users unprecedented access to powerful insights that drive action.” Forrester says this phenomenon is “driven by the business’ voracious appetite for deeper contextual insights that…

Most forms of disruption today are about digitisation. Netflix has revolutionised the way people experience videos, providing non-linear viewing (unchaining us from TV guides) and easy access (no DVD rentals). But there are a multitude of ways digital products, data and processes can be used to create novelty and value without necessarily “disrupting”. It’s worthwhile…

Dubai Food Park (DFP), the region’s largest specialized zone dedicated to serving the rapidly growing food sector, today signed an AED1.35 billion investment agreement with Ningxia Forward Fund Management Company to build a world-class China-UAE Food Industrial cluster in Dubai. The strategic agreement will significantly consolidate China’s stake in the burgeoning Middle East food industry…

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) have jointly unveiled a unified brand, Passion Made Possible, to market Singapore internationally for tourism and business purposes. Launched officially in Singapore by Minister of Trade and Industry (Industry) S Iswaran, and supported by the Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI), the agencies’ first…