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AL TAYER VISITS NOOR POWER STATION 1 IN OUARZAZATE, MOROCCO

Marrakesh, Morocco – HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), visited Noor Power Station 1 in Ouarzazate, Morocco, which was established by ACWA Power. Mohammed Abunayyan, Chairman, ACWA Power Abdulhameed Almuhaideb, CEO Shuaa Energy, Ishaq Alhammadi, UAE Country Manager, Badis Darraji, Morocco Country Manager were present. Al Tayer was accompanied by HE …

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BRAZILIAN BUSINESSES TO HIGHLIGHT FUTURE OF HALAL MARKET AT GLOBAL BUSINESS FORUM ON LATIN AMERICA

UAE – Prominent business leaders from various Brazilian organizations in the UAE, including the Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC), the Federation of Muslim Associations in Brazil (Fambras) and the São Paulo Investment Promotion Agency (Investe São Paulo), will be participating at the Global Business Forum on Latin America which will be held in Dubai on November 9 and 10, 2016,  …

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NORDIC-POWERED BLUETOOTH LOW ENERGY DEVELOPMENT BOARD OFFERS RAPID PROTOTYPING AND DEVELOPMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL AND HOBBYIST IOT APPLICATIONS

Oslo, Norway – Nordic Semiconductor today announces that Hong Kong-based RedBear has selected Nordic’s next generation nRF52832 Bluetooth® low energy (previously known as Bluetooth Smart) System-on-Chip (SoC) for its new ‘BLE Nano 2.0 Development Board’. The BLE Nano 2.0 is designed for use by hobbyists, makers, and professional developers of Bluetooth low energy Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The development …

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ABCC HOSTS ECONOMIC FORUM IN SAO PAULO TO ATTRACT MORE BRAZILIAN INVESTORS TO ARAB REGION

UAE – In line with their diligent efforts to build stronger economic ties between Brazil and the Arab World, the Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) recently organized the Brazil-Arab Countries Economic Forum in Sao Paulo. The exciting one-day symposium witnessed the participation of leading local and foreign specialists who had gathered to discuss current issues such as the world economy, …

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BOUTIQUE, AVANT-GARDE DESIGNS SHINE AT 17TH EDITION OF VISION-X

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Unique retro designs featuring angular shaped frames made from acetate, were showcased by French designer Dzmitry Samal, taking centre stage during the 17th edition of Vision-X. Aiming to capture the UAE market with their avant-garde spectacles and sunglasses range, Henri Courment, Marketing Manager at Dzmitry Samal said: “In our designs, we take a lot of …

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NU-Q HOSTS RECEPTION TO RECOGNIZE NEW BOOKS BY FACULTY AND STAFF

Doha, Qatar – Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) hosted a book reception to recognize the recent publication of four books, authored or edited by faculty and staff. The four are Professors Khaled AL Hroub and Sandra Richards; Associate Dean Klaus Schoenbach and Pamela Erskine-Loftus , director of the forthcoming Media Majlis at Northwestern University in Qatar. AL Hroub and Richards are, …

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SAMSUNG TO FULFILL THE PASSION AND DREAMS OF THE VOCAL TALENTS FROM MYANMAR NATIONWIDE WITH “GALAXY STAR 2017” PROGRAM

Yangon, Myanmar – Samsung Myanmar announced today that they will be collaborating with Namin Co., Ltd to create an exciting program for young vocalists in Myanmar. The aim of the program is to fulfill the passion and dreams of the vocal talents across Myanmar. The program will not only bring up youngsters to the music industry but also provide a …

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BRAZIL MULLS EXPLORING GCC’S EXPANDING FRUIT MARKET

UAE – Brazil deliberates exploring the GCC’s lucrative fruit market to further expand its food trade with the region. According to a recent research conducted by ApexBrasil — the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, the South American country should concentrate on increasing the import of fresh eggs, Brazilian nuts, lemons and limes, grapes, melons, and cloves to expand its …

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IFS APPOINTS ROY CHAN TO SPEARHEAD GROWTH IN ASEAN AEROSPACE & DEFENSE MARKET

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, today announced the appointment of Roy Chan as ASEAN Strategic Market Development Coordinator. In his new position, Roy will head a major expansion to strengthen the company’s already strong position in the booming ASEAN Aerospace and Defense market. Prior to joining IFS, Roy worked as an aviation consultant at Fusion Aero Solutions, working in …

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BONITA INDIA BAGS BUSINESS WORLD AWARD FOR BEST EMERGING HR STRATEGY

New Delhi – Bonita India, a leading Indian manufacturer of stylish and innovative home utility products, won the ‘Best Emerging HR Strategy’ award at the recently held ‘HR Excellence Awards 2016’ organized by Business World Magazine. The award is meant for startups that have a powerful HR strategy to promote excellence and achieve organizational goals in the formative years. The …

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INTERNATIONAL COMPANIES USE VISION-X AS SPRING BOARD INTO ARABIAN MARKETS

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The Middle East optical industry is predicted to grow beyond its €2.4 billion margin due to an influx of international brands aiming to carve out their share of the market, according to research experts GfK. Zeki Yılmaz, founder and owner of Turkish frame designer 40 MILLION Eye wear, believes branching out into other markets within the …

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POLITICAL ANALYST/INTERNATIONAL JOURNALIST RAMI KHOURI ADDRESSES MIDDLE EASTERN AFFAIRS AT NU-Q

Doha, Qatar – Respected political analyst and internationally syndicated journalist, Rami Khouri, who is also a member of Northwestern University in Qatar’s advisory board, visited NU-Q and held several forums with students, faculty, and staff. In a series of community meetings, Khouri, with nearly 50 years of experience reporting on Middle Eastern affairs, politics, and public policy, addressed critical themes …

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DUBAI MARITIME SUMMIT 2016 TO BRING TOGETHER GLOBAL INDUSTRY LEADERS IN DUBAI

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Preparations are underway for the launch of Dubai Maritime Summit 2016 this coming November 2 under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council. To be held under the umbrella of the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the summit …

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