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Get easy updates from Ewan Sheriff

Posted in Ewan Sheriff, General with tags , , on August 30, 2011 by ewansheriff

For those of you with little time on your hands each day to read all the blogs and news sites on your list (me included!), there is a quick and easy way for you to stay upto date with news and views coming from the office of Ewan Sheriff. You can simply foolow my twitter feed here. All major updates to the blog as well as notices of other interest are tweeted here and will give you an ‘at a glance’ view of what is going on.

Tripoli falls to rebel forces

Posted in General with tags on August 22, 2011 by ewansheriff

Jubilant rebel fighters swept into the heart of Tripoli on Sunday as Moammar Gaddafi’s forces collapsed and crowds took to the streets to celebrate what they saw as the rapidly approaching end of his four decades of absolute power.

Full region changing story on 7days.ae here.

Bank worries bring echoes of 2008

Posted in General with tags , on August 5, 2011 by ewansheriff

“Just five days ago, international investors were considering the possibility
that the US government might default on its debt. That fear, always distant, has
now gone away. But it has been replaced by a lurking fear that world could be
heading into another credit crunch. .”

You can read the rest of this eye-opening story here

Interesting Dubai resource

Posted in Dubai, General with tags , on May 16, 2011 by ewansheriff

I just wanted to share this interesting blog about Dubai, always worth a regular read!

http://dubaithoughts.blogspot.com

UAE’s newest satellite launched successfully

Posted in General with tags , on April 23, 2011 by ewansheriff

“Yahsat, a UAE-based satellite communications company, said it had successfully launched its first satellite into orbit Saturday. The launch puts the UAE among a select group of nations that have done so. Yahsat has commissioned two satellites to create regionally-focused capacity to manage the expanding requirements for government, commercial and consumer satellite communication services..”

Full article on GulfNews (new window)

Dubai related news from Ewan Sheriff

Posted in Dubai with tags , , on March 30, 2011 by ewansheriff

For those of you who are interested in developments in the Middle East, Ewan often posts links to interesting Dubai related news articles on his other blog. This link will take you directly to that archive category on the blog : Dubai news

World Gold Council to shut down UAE office

Posted in General with tags , on March 24, 2011 by ewansheriff

“The World Gold Council (WGC) will shut its office in the UAE next week due to a strategic review of their operations, it said on Wednesday. “We recently carried out a strategic review of our operations and while there are significant opportunities in the UAE, we do not currently have the appropriate critical mass there to maximise them, nor can we deploy the necessary resources,” said the statement..”

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