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cine italiano! returns to hong kong

Hong Kong – Benvenuto to the 6th edition of Cine Italiano! – Cinema Italian Style in Hong Kong! Produced by Istituto Luce Cinecittà and the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society (HKIFFS), supported by the Italian Ministry of Culture and Heritage – Film Department in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute in Hong Kong and the Consulate General of Italy in …

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brazilian dairy companies export usd 15 million worth of product to arab region in first 5 months of 2017

UAE – The Arab region is the second largest importer of Brazilian dairy products after South America, and successfully imported over USD 15 million worth of product during the first five months of 2017. Dairy companies affiliated with Viva Lácteos – Associação Brasileira de Laticínios earned 30 per cent of their total export revenues from the Arab region during this …

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black & veatch transforms project delivery for the energy industry

In a multi-year plan jointly developed with Bentley, Black & Veatch’s Power and Oil and Gas businesses migrated from an in-house, proprietary plant design system to Bentley technology and transformed the company’s processes for engineering, procurement, and construction of power generation and oil and gas projects. Black & Veatch evaluated and modified current processes and procedures across all engineering disciplines …

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e-city brings the world’s best sound experience to dubai

E-City, the leading retailer of a chain of world-class multi-brand electronics retail stores across the UAE and part of the ALBATHA Group, has announced the Dubai release of the latest range of wireless speakers from Devialet’s Phantom Speaker Line — Gold, Silver and White. The inclusion is the part of E-City’s 2017 agenda of expanding exceptional range and in providing …

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ministry of health and prevention unveils counterfeit drug detector

UAE – The Ministry of Health and Prevention has unveiled the state-of-the-art TruScan RM Analyzer, a modern technology used to detect counterfeit or low-quality drugs posing great health threats to the community. The high-tech device is especially helpful to patients suffering from chronic diseases, ED, heart ailment, and cancer, as part of its ongoing commitment to provide universal health coverage …

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art exhibition on sharks and humanity opens today bringing together top international contemporary artists to raise awareness on the negative impact of the shark fin trade

Hong Kong – Major art exhibition presented by Parkview Arts Action, On Sharks and Humanity, opened today at the Hong Kong Maritime Museum. Open until the end of September, the powerful collection of 36 contemporary artworks by internationally recognized artists as well as emerging artists, brings together the worlds of visual art and humanitarian action and is set to be …

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easy to use endless comes to thailand aiming at bringing new users to the pc market

BANGKOK – Endless Computers announced the launch of its Operating System (OS) in Thailand today, bringing a new dimension to Thailand’s PC landscape. This is the first Endless launch in Southeast Asia. Endless is free, secure, easy to use and virus-resistant. The Endless OS is free for download onto all PCs and is also pre-loaded onto some PCs brands in …

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networked energy services corporation organises roundtable at world scientific & engineering congress 2017

UAE – Networked Energy Services Corporation (NES), a global smart grid market leader with the industry’s leading Energy Applications Platform (EAP ™), recently organised a roundtable titled ‘Pioneering Future Energy in Kazakhstan’ during its participation at the World Scientific and Engineering Congress (WSEC) held recently under the theme ‘Energy of the Future: Innovative Scenarios and Methods of Their Implementation’ at Astana …

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complete lifecycle bim approach enables efficient collaboration and approvals for stockholm metro extension

In the coming years, Stockholm Metro will undergo extensions that include approximately 20 kilometers of track and 10 new stations, representing the largest investment in the city’s metro in modern times. The project owner FUT tasked JV Sweco/TYPSA to produce the technical designs and railway plans, including an environmental impact report (EIR) for the line that runs from Kungsträdgården to …

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uae ranked 1st among arab countries & 35th worldwide in global innovation index 2017

Abu Dhabi – The UAE has improved its standing in the 2017 Global Innovation Index, topping all Arab countries and ranking 35th globally to improve six places from last year’s 41st position to cement its status as one of the world’s most innovative countries. The results of the index were officially announced during a press conference held on Thursday, June 15, …

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uae e-commerce expected to hit $10 billion by 2018- mallfortheworld.com

The e-commerce industry in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is expected to hit the US$10 billion (AED36.7 billion) mark by the year 2018, regional retailers are in the process of consolidating their online presence in a bid to remain competitive and profitable. With the UAE’s current ecommerce value estimated to be around US$2.5 billion (AED9.2 billion), analysts are optimistic that …

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pentahotels to enter thailand with pentahotel bangkok, ploenchit, in 2020

Bangkok, Thailand – Pentahotels, the design-led and neighborhood lifestyle brand, today announced a new management agreement with The Nest Property Company Ltd., a subsidiary of PM Group, to open the first pentahotel in Bangkok, Thailand in 2020. Pentahotel Bangkok, Ploenchit, will be located in Lumpini in the central business area of Bangkok. The announcement marks the first official step in pentahotels’ expansion …

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dubai maritime city authority welcomes clarksons platou as it opens its 4th largest office in dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) praised Clarksons Platou, leading integrated shipping services provider, for its expansion efforts in the emirate during the opening ceremony of the company’s new office at the Gold Tower. DMCA reaffirmed its continued commitment to strengthen strategic partnership with the private sector as a top priority for positioning it among the world’s …

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telenor group survey: myanmar’s millennials point to virtual reality as possible gateway to achieving peace

YANGON/OSLO – Telenor Group today released the findings of its regional online survey that assessed the attitudes of Asia’s millennials towards technology and social impact, as well as the support they feel necessary to become future leaders committed to peace. Organized to support Telenor Youth Forum 2017 recruitment, the online survey engaged 2,500 respondents aged 15 to 30 years in Asian markets …

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senior delegation led by brazilian agriculture minister successfully completes four-nation visit to strengthen agribusiness ties with gcc

UAE – His Excellency (H.E.) Blairo Maggi, Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, successfully completed his visit to the GCC, throwing the spotlight on the high quality of Brazilian goods, especially agriculture and livestock, as well as drawing interest from potential investors. Maggi was accompanied by a delegation composed of senior government officials, multinational companies, and leading private sector organizations such as the Arab-Brazilian …

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