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Inside UAE: Interview with AMCHAM ABU DHABI CHAIRMAN SHARIEF FAHMY

Sharief Fahmy is Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce Abu Dhabi and has served since 2016. He also serves as CEO of Middle East General Enterprises (MGE), a Private Holding Company that provides business and investment solutions to the international business community in an array of specialties. Prior to MGE, Sharief was CEO of…

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China’s Answers To Uber Are Expanding Globally

As the home market in China for ride-hailing apps plateaus and stabilizes, entrepreneurs are looking at the dashboard of global expansion for new opportunities. Just one year after Uber China merged with Beijing-based rival Didi Chuxing in a $35 billion deal that makes international expansion a key priority, competitor Shouqi Limousine and Chauffeur is racing to reach…

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How Taco Bell Won Over The World’s Most Vegetarian Country

At first glance, it seems like an unlikely relationship: a country where roughly a third of its citizens are vegetarians courted by an American company selling Mexican-inspired fast food primarily based on beef. It seems even more unlikely when that country is India: a country of 1.3 billion people – 79% of whom are Hindu…

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Dogs Of War: 4 Markets To Watch In Aerospace And Defense

As defense spending decreases in the U.S. and elsewhere following force reductions in Iraq and Afghanistan, defense contractors – who have been largely reliant on NATO countries – are finding that they must expand into territories outside the west. Though none of these match America’s $611 billion military budget, four markets in particular are very appealing…

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7 German Words That Perfectly Describe The Joys And Sorrows Of Work

Charlemagne once said that  “to have another language is to possess a second soul.” There are some feelings, some sentiments, some experiences, and some institutions whose spirit – or soul, if you will – can’t really be expressed in simple English. Fortunately, we have the linguistic wisdom of other cultures to draw from. German is one of…

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