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dubai sports channel teams up with atcuae to power world cup rally

Dubai, UAE – Dubai Sports Channel has signed a partnership agreement with the Automobile and Touring Club for the UAE to boost the return of World Cup cross country rallying to the emirate next month. As a result of the deal, coverage of the Dubai International Baja powered by AW Rostamani and Nissan, launched last year, will reach a much wider national, regional …

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getex spring 2018 to offer a broad spectrum of education and training courses from around 25 countries

Several key developments such as university mergers, the announcement of a new higher education strategy, and top rankings bagged by UAE-based universities made 2017 another remarkable year for the country’s educational sector. To further boost a segment already buzzing with activity, the Spring edition of the Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX) will take place under the patronage of the …

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uae ranks first place among nine economic indices of recently released global competitiveness reports

Abu Dhabi – The UAE achieved top rankings across nine economic indices covering economic affairs in a series of recently released global competitiveness reports and indices for 2017 and 2018. The Ministry of Economy revealed that these achievements are part of its continuing efforts to achieve the set goals of the government’s ‘Number One Challenge’ project, which aims to position the …

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global food industries launches middle east’s first-ever healthy chicken burgers & nuggets at gulfood 2018

Global Food Industries (GFI), a world-class value-added frozen food manufacturing company and part of Albatha Holding, one of the largest conglomerates in the UAE, has announced its participation at this year’s edition of Gulfood, the world’s largest annual food trade show, which will be held from February 18 to February 22, 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). During their presence …

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team bahrain on the podium opening race of round 3 in the porsche gt3 cup challenge middle east at dubai autodrome

Team Bahrain driver Isa Salman Al Khalifa finished in an impressive 7th, taking a 3rd place podium spot in the Silver Category in the opening race of Round 3 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East at the Dubai Autodrome, in a race eventually won by Tom Oliphant. The championship, which is known as the first and only professional motorsport series in the …

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brazil’s poultry exports to the region witness’s significant growth

UAE – Brazil’s total poultry exports, including raw and processed items, rose by 5.7 per cent from USD 6.848 billion in 2016 to USD 7.236 billion in 2017, according to the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA). Of this total, 33.51 per cent corresponded to the Middle East which accounted for USD 2.4 billion, up by 2.1 per cent. Total export volume …

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everledger partners with shping, delivering the future of informed consumer shopping experience

Two major players in provenance authentication, Everledger, a leading emerging technology enterprise, and Shping, an industry-standards based track and trace cloud platform, have today announced a first-to-market collaboration that will see the pair build a GS1 EPCIS standard track-and-trace platform for product information using blockchain. Their strategic partnership was formally made public during the UNLOCK Blockchain Forum at the Ritz …

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emerson completes paradigm acquisition

Emerson (NYSE: EMR) announced it has completed the purchase of Paradigm®, a leading provider of software solutions to the oil and gas industry. The combination of Paradigm with Emerson’s Roxar software business creates a comprehensive Exploration & Production (E&P) software portfolio offering. “Emerson is positioned to meet customers’ demand for an independent, global provider of comprehensive E&P software solutions,” said …

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customised deals at mazagan beach and golf resort draw gcc visitors

El Jadida, Morocco – Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort is fast emerging as North Africa’s tourism hotspot attracting a wide segment of tourist population from GCC countries. “In the past few months, Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort has witnessed incredible growth from GCC visitors. Of the guests that visited the resort, 12per cent were GCC visitors, who look for real, authentic …

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vat impact will attract global players to dubai real estate market – al msaddi

Dubai, UAE – The introduction of Value Added Tax in the UAE from next month will provide major new incentives for institutional investors to enter the Dubai real estate market, according to the head of one of the country’s largest brokerages. Firas Al Msaddi, CEO of fäm Properties, believes that the new level of transparency in real estate transactions brought about …

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ahmed bin saeed launches ‘dafza’s strategy for islamic economy’

UAE – H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), has launched the ‘DAFZA’s Strategy for Islamic Economy’ which is based on strategic initiatives involving the Islamic economy and halal sectors. The strategy will help attract more foreign direct investments (FDIs) to the sectors and support the ‘Dubai – Capital of Islamic Economy’ initiative. …

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business of design week 2017 officially opened

Hong Kong – Asia’s leading international event on design, brands and innovation, Business of Design Week (BODW), was officially opened at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Dignitaries including The Honourable Mrs Carrie Lam, GBM, GBS, the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR, Mr Antonello De Riu, The Consul General, Consulate General of Italy in Hong Kong and Macau, The Honourable Edward …

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syrian actress dima bayaa’s stunning wedding anniversary celebration at mazagan beach & golf resort

Syrian actress Dima Bayaa celebrated her wedding anniversary at the stunning Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, a leading picturesque tourist destination in Morocco. The actress celebrated the important milestone in the company of her husband Ahmed El Helou and close friends. From a stunning beach view to a stylish reception, the couple was treated to luxury and comfort at the …

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conergy rolls out solutions to boost thai, asean solar farm productivity and improve troubled solar farm operations

BANGKOK – Conergy announced today the formation of solutions to help solar farm owners and investors gain improved performance and financial returns through better operations and maintenance of solar farms. The newly enhanced Conergy Operations and Maintenance Services unit is focused on supporting existing solar farms in Thailand and the ASEAN region, with improved operations. The unit specializes in helping solar farm …

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uae showcases advanced capabilities & future visions for international maritime sector

UAE – In his opening statement during the 30th Ordinary General Assembly of the International Maritime Organization held in London, His Excellency (H.E.) Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development and Chairman of the Federal Transport Authority – Land and Maritime, expressed the UAE’s commitment to provide an ideal environment to further drive the growth of multinational marine companies, supported by …

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middle east financial market industry prepare to brace for change

Dubai, UAE – The UAE Financial Markets Association is challenging the region’s investment bankers, traders, treasury managers and finance professionals to brace for change amid the rise of populism in the West and the sharing economy grows. Mohammed Al Hashemi, Chairman of the UAE Financial Markets Association, organisers of the 42nd ICA Conference, officially opened the event alongside Taher Khalifa, Chairman of …

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