Date archive forMay, 2015
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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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Bedaya Center’s workshops to benefit young Qataris

  The Bedaya Center for Entrepreneurship and Career Development (Bedaya Center), a joint initiative by Qatar Development Bank and Silatech, has been organising regular Skills Workshops for both entrepreneurship More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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DAFZA wins ‘IMA ME Finance Team of the Year 2015’ Award

  The Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (DAFZA) has recently announced that its Finance Team was named ‘IMA Middle East Finance Team of the Year 2015’ by the Institute of Management Accountants, the global More...

"Platts Global Metal Awards Savoy Hotel London"
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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Egyptian Steel wins “Rising Star” Award

  “Platts Global Metal Awards Savoy Hotel London” Egyptian Steel was named the Rising Star of the Year at the 2015 Platts Global Metals Awards, held in London on May 21. Hosted by Platts, a leading More...

Turkish Airlines
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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Turkish Airlines sets up office in Abu Dhabi

Turkish Airlines opened its new independent office in Abu Dhabi folowing increasing demand from the UAE capital, with nearly 4 per cent growth in passenger traffic reported in 2014. This further builds on the momentum More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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ADNOC and Al Hosn gas projects on track for completion

  Al Shafar General Contracting Co. LLC, UAE-based construction group (‘ASGC’), is announced that existing projects with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and Abu Dhabi Gas Development Company Ltd More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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HH Sheikh Abudullah bin Zayed recognises Shell’s contribution

In an official ceremony held in Abu Dhabi last week, HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Chairman of the Emirates Foundation, presented Shell with an award in recognition of the company’s More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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Abu Dhabi Ports, SIDDCO Group in US $35.4 Musataha Agreement

Abu Dhabi Ports has welcomed SIDDCO Group’s latest venture iNGENIUM to Khalifa Port’s industrial zone (Kizad) as its latest investor. The AED 130 million (US $35.4 m) Musataha Agreement was signed by Mohamed More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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UASC enters new phase of expansion

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) recently announced the launch of a North Europe – US East Coast (NEU1) service as well as an order of 3,500 reefer containers. The new NEU1 service is part of UASC’s strategic More...

continental tyres
By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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Continental and EUT open new flagship showroom & service centre

Emirates for Universal Tyres (EUT), part of the diversified Abdullah Al Masaood Group of companies and official distributor for Germany’s Continental Tyres in the UAE, recently opened a brand new, state-of-the-art More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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SOHAR Port celebrates Evergreeen Shipping’s maiden call

SOHAR Port and Freezone celebrated the continued rapid growth of the port as it welcomed the recent inaugural call of the container vessel ‘Messini’. The new service, in partnership between Evergreen and Simatech, More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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Panalpina acquires its long-time Egyptian LSP Afifi

Basel,Switzerland-based supply chain solutions provider Panalpina is to acquire its Egyptian agent Afifi, a family-owned company specializing in freight forwarding, customs clearance and logistics. The move is an More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Look at the flick of the wrist: BOMBERG

Swiss watchmaker known for unconventional and bold designs BOMBERG, along with Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons, unveiled its 2015 novelties to the region: BOLT-68.  At a sporty launch event held at Round 10 Boxing Club More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Startup Bahrain commences 7th Startup Mornings

As part of the ‘Manama Entrepreneurship & Empowerment Week’, Startup Bahrain held it’s 7th Startup Mornings in partnership with Tamkeen, Zain Bahrain and Bahrain Development Bank and in collaboration with More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Oman banks’ credit increase in Q1 by 11.6%

Oman’s conventional banks have delivered a strong growth in net loans and advances, which reached OMR17.41 billion in the first quarter of the current year. The figure indicates a robust growth of 11.6 per cent More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Qatar QNRF funds GU-Q research on medical tech

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) recently announced the awards for the 8th cycle of the National Priorities Research Program (NPRP), awarding Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) faculty member Ayman Shabana More...

Baker-McKenzie
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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GCC expansion programme for Reem Al Bawadi

Leading UAE law firm Baker & McKenzie Habib Al Mulla recently advised the leading Dubai-based retail and hospitality firm, Marka PJSC, the first public joint stock company focused on retail sector in the UAE, More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Emirates Motor Company rolls out Mercedes-Benz GLA

Emirates Motor Company (EMC), the Mercedes-Benz authorised distributor in the emirate of Abu Dhabi and the flagship company of Al Fahim Group, today rolled-out the all-new Mercedes-Benz GLA in Abu Dhabi. The new More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Filip Jabbour appointed GroupM CEO

GroupM, WPP’s leading global media management investment operation, named a new chief executive officer to lead operations and drive growth in the Middle East and North Africa. As CEO, Filip Jabbour, a media agency More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Jasmine Spa for relaxation by Grand Millennium

Pamper yourself and your loved ones this summer and Ramadan as the Jasmine Spa at the Grand Millennium Dubai has introduced incredible discounts on spa treatments, packages and long term membership during the season. Besides, More...

property
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Market maturity in the Middle East

Major real estate markets in the Middle East have stabilized in the first quarter of 2015, indicates research from two major international firms. According to property consultants CB Richard Ellis and Jones Lang More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Imdaad: Greenest company of the year

Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities and waste management solutions in the GCC, has been named ‘Green Facility Management Organization of the Year’ at the 2015 Emirates Green Building Council More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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National Bank Fujairah & Al Khaliji become partners

Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) QSC, Qatar’s next generation bank, along with National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) has announced the successful closing of a landmark transaction for, Pacific Controls, a pioneer More...

Apollo
By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Knee replacement technology is a game changer

Apollo Hospitals, Asia’s foremost healthcare provider, is reinforcing its pre-eminence as a centre of medical excellence by introducing ‘Attune Rotating Platform’ knee replacement to its international patient More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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$3.6 bn power and water plant project announced

As Qatar readies itself to host football fans from all over the world for the 2022 Fifa World Cup, it unveils its latest ‘world cup infrastructure project': a $3.6 billion power and water plant. International More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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Omega’s Opulence: The Seamaster

The new Seamaster wristwatch celebrates the long-term partnership between luxury Swiss watchmaker, OMEGA and the renowned sailing team, Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ). It particularly accentuates OMEGA’s sponsorship More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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26 ‘Leaders of Tomorrow’ graduate

As part of Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company (ADGAS) keenness to introduce a second generation of young leaders, who are equipped with all necessary tools and expertise to assume different leading roles in the More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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Independent agency appointed by UAE Banks Federation

The UAE Banks Federation, a professional representative body representing 50 member banks operating in the UAE, has approved the appointment of a new independent monitoring agency for the implementation of its Code More...

Shipping
By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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Shipping through Beirut ports decreases

The volume of inbound and outbound shipping through the Port of Beirut in the first four months of the current year dropped by 13.66% to 2.455 million tones, compared with 2.843m tonnes in the same period of last More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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Midor refinery seeks $400 million

Egypt’s state-owned Middle East Oil Refinery (Midor) seeks to raise $400 million with an initial public offering (IPO) in the last quarter of 2015, three sources with direct knowledge of the process said on Tuesday. Midor, More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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DMCC’s tradeflow to launching loans for diamonds

Commercial Bank of Dubai and DMCC Tradeflow, the dedicated online platform for registering possession and ownership of commodities stored in UAE-based facilities, have launched an innovative new financing mechanism More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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BenQ introduces full HD 3D projector TH681

BenQ Middle East & Africa has introduced its new mid-range TH681 projector featuring a Full HD native resolution, a brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens and a high contrast ratio of 10,000:1. The TH681 offers a stunning More...

Bahri
By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries & Bahri partner up

The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) signed with Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) today, May 24, 2015, an agreement to build 5 very large crude carriers (“VLCCs”) plus 5 more optional VLCCs. The More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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Bodour Al Qasimi invites youths to WEF

Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), has called to provide young leaders with the opportunity to participate in the upcoming events of More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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EFPC set to exhibit new photography spectacle

Thirty four skilled members of the Emirates Falcons Photography Club, EFPC, are set to unveil their best work at a special exhibition in Al Ain after they teamed up with Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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GCC 34th anniversary hosted by Al Zayani

Dr. Abdul Latif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Secretary-General of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, GCC, expressed his sincere congratulations and blessings to Their Majesties and Highnesses, the More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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Masdar promises super materials

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, The University of Manchester and the Defence Services Marketing Council (DSMC), have announced the successful gathering of defence and aerospace professionals to discuss More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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Egypt’s coastal governorate seeks Emirati investors

Maj. General Alaa Abu Zeid, Governor of Matruh on Monday urged Emirati companies to pump more investments into Egypt’s north western coastal governorate to benefit from its economic potential and natural resources. The More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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Conares earmarks AED200m investments

Conares, the second largest private steel manufacturer in the region, has earmarked AED200 million investments in the next five years in diversified manufacturing facilities. This investment includes the AED100 More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Ferrari World: Middle East #1 tourist attraction

Abu Dhabi’s multiple award-winning tourist destination, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, has been named the Middle East’s Leading Tourist Attraction at the World Travel Awards Gala event at the Four Seasons More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Bilateral relations between UAE and Saudi develop

A delegation from the Department of Economic Development at the Ministry of Economy in Abu Dhabi, and the Khalifa Fund to Support and Develop Small and Medium Enterprises, has begun a visit to Riyadh in an effort More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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21 IRENA scholars set to graduate from Masdar Institute

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), jointly announced that the third group of 21 IRENA-Masdar Institute scholars will be graduating on 26 May. The More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Strategic infrastructure investment plans take shape

Majid Jafar, CEO of Crescent Petroleum and a member of the Global Agenda Council on the Middle East and North Africa at the World Economic Forum, has highlighted that the strategic infrastructure investment plays More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Iraqi President receives UAE’s Charge D’affaires

President Fouad Masoum of Iraq received on Sunday at Al Salam Palace in Baghdad UAE Charge D’affaires Ahmed bin Nasr Al Zaabi. Al Zaabi conveyed to President Masoum greetings of President His Highness Sheikh More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 24th, 2015
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Hamriyah Free Zone Sharjah attracts investors

Hamriyah Free Zone Authority, HFZA, recently showcased its facilities and services at JIMEX 2015, the 12th Machinery and Electro-mechanical Exhibition held at the Amman International Motors Show Centre in Jordan. Exhibitors More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 24th, 2015
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NBAD hosts forum in Egypt

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) will bring together Egyptian government officials, business leaders and financiers at a forum in Cairo on 27 May, 2015 to discuss what steps the Egyptian government and businesses More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 24th, 2015
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ADNOC hosts largest energy R&D summit

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, ADNOC, today welcomed over 1,500 research and industry professionals for the Abu Dhabi International Research and Development Conference and Exhibition, ADRAC, to present the latest More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 24th, 2015
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Captain Majed Al Marzouqi: new Etihad VP

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Emirati national, Captain Majed Al Marzouqi, as its new Vice President for Corporate Safety and Quality. Capt. Majed joined Etihad More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 24th, 2015
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Mongolian PM visits UAE

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum received this evening at Zabeel Palace the Prime Minister of Mongolia, Chimed Saikhanbileg, and his accompanying More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 24th, 2015
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Dubai Duty Free opens GK Village

The Dubai Duty Free Foundation, in partnership with Gawad Kalinga, a Philippine-based poverty alleviation and nation-building movement, has officially opened the Dubai Duty Free GK Village. The ceremony saw the More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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Always bet on black: Boxster & 911 Carrera

Porsche has created a special series of the 911 Carrera and Boxster: the Black Edition. The combination of black paintwork and black interior emphasises the timeless, classy elegance of the sports car. The standard More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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Xerox goes smart

In line with the continuous endeavor of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to transform Dubai into a ‘Smart City’, Dubai More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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ETIHAD & ALITALIA WELCOME UAE FOREIGN MINISTER

Etihad Airways and Alitalia welcomed His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates, to their joint pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 this week. The airlines are Official More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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Huawei Extends E-Government Services

As information and communications technology (ICT) continues to drive economic development for GCC governments, Huawei—a leading global ICT solutions provider—is set to showcase its range of new e-government More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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Saudi Arabia signs US$ 111.5 million agreement

The Government of Saudi Arabia has signed seven agreements totaling US$ 111.5 million in assistance for Palestine refugees through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). The signing ceremony, which More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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Oral Hygiene Initiative launches today for workers

The government’s latest largesse to treat dental problems of workers and create awareness among them is commendable, according to a UAE daily. “Workers can smile because Dubai is ensuring they get the More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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Abu Dhabi becomes the capital of Arab Environment 2015

Dr. Rashid Ahmed bin Fahad (right image), Minister of Environment and Water, said the recognition of Abu Dhabi as Capital of Arab Environment 2015 by the Organisation of Islamic Capitals and Cities (OICC), and the More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Abu Dhabi announces two new cases of Coronavirus

The Health Authority – Abu Dhabi, HAAD, has announced two new cases of Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), which are reported as stable and receiving the necessary medical care.  The authority said that the two cases More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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UAE Civil Defence and MoI discuss work plan

The Directorate-General of Civil Defence at the Ministry of Interior, MoI, has recently held a meeting to discuss plans for developing and upgrading work methods to the highest levels. Major General Jassem Muhammad More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Riyadh Conference covers Saving Yemen

The UAE has participated in Riyadh Conference on “Saving Yemen and Building the Federal State,” with a delegation including Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State; Ahmed Abdul Rehman More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Cascading strategy 2021 completed by DEWA

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) yesterday organised a specialised workshop at Grand Hyatt hotel in Dubai to complete cascading DEWA’s Strategy 2021 with the divisional sub-strategies which integrate More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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ADP wins international NASRO Award

The Department of Community Police at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters has won the Safe School Award from the American National Association of School Resource Officers, NASRO, for the Safer Schools Project. On More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
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13th Economic committee meeting hosted by ATDD

The Ajman Tourism Development Department, ATDD, yesterday hosted the 13th meeting of the Ajman Executive Council’s Economic Committee, led by Abdullah Al Muweij’ie, Chairman of the Ajman Chamber and Head of More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
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EAHM: First school to receive Green Globe Certification

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM), one of the world’s leading hospitality business management schools and a part of the global luxury hotel company Jumeirah Group, has become the first hospitality More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
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Chez Sushi and EMAAR partner up

Chez Sushi, the UAE’s homegrown, fast-casual, Japanese dining concept, has partnered with EMAAR to open its newest location, in The Village, Arabian Ranches. The new outlet will welcome its first diner on 16 May More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
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Business Bay welcomes Pantry Café

Pantry Café, the local gourmet café and delicatessen, today announced the opening of its second venue. The new Pantry Café is located in Bay Square, Business Bay and will be open from 8am to 4pm serving guests More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
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Lucky 87: Dubai Customs and GDRFA

Dubai Customs and the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs – Dubai have jointly held a staff mass wedding this evening under the theme “Shayaheen Al Emarat”. A total of 87 grooms More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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Warwick Hotel Dubai Celebrates 1st Anniversary

Warwick Hotel Dubai welcomed its first guest on 14th of April 2014. The newest 4-star hotel located on Sheikh Zayed Road, celebrated its first year of success with an exclusive party at its Zephyr Rooftop Lounge More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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Nuclear fuel and radioactive waste management at IAEA

The UAE has presented the status of its plans for managing spent nuclear fuel and radioactive waste to participants at a meeting at the International Atomic Energy Agency Headquarters, IAEA, in Vienna, Austria. The More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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ADM makes sure educational facilities are safe

A UAE paper has said that at the beginning of each day when we say goodbye to our children and send them on their way to school, there is an unwritten understanding that the professionals in whom we commit their More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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Ecocity World Summit comes to Abu Dhabi

The Ecocity World Summit, ECWS 2015, scheduled to take place in Abu Dhabi from 11th to 13th October 2015, has now made its preliminary programme available, outlining a wide-range of activities and an impressive More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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Artifacts are returned to Egypt from United States

Egypt on Friday recovered 135 artifacts that had been smuggled to the U.S. previously. The 135 artifacts arrived on Friday afternoon from Washington, sources at Cairo International Airport said. Receiving the art More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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OIC signs signature of agreement for peace

The Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad Ameen Madani, welcomed the signature on 15th May 2015 in Bamako of the Agreement for Peace and Reconciliation that resulted from the Algiers More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 17th, 2015
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EmiratesGBC honours winners at sustainability awards

Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), an independent forum aimed at conserving the environment by strengthening and promoting green building practices, honoured the winners of the 2015 EGBC Awards to recognise More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 17th, 2015
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DSI reports AED41.7 million in operating profit in Q1 2015

Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI) reported today the financial results for Q1 2015 ended March 31. Revenues recorded for the quarter stood at AED1.11 billion driven by operations in the KSA and UAE markets More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 17th, 2015
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Karcher to participate in UAE FM Expo

Karcher Middle East, a cleaning solutions organisation has announced its participation in the 2015 UAE FM Expo, which will take place from May 18 to 20 at the DWTC, Dubai. Karcher will showcase a wide range of new More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 17th, 2015
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International delegates visit Gulfex factory

Gulf Extrusions (Gulfex), a global manufacturer of extruded aluminium products, has welcomed 25 senior officials last week from various leading international aluminium organisations to their production facilities More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 17th, 2015
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Major expansion plans for Ajman’s wastewater plant

The Ajman Wastewater Treatment Plant is set for a major expansion after Ajman Sewerage Private Company Limited (ASPCL), a successful public-private partnership between the Government of Ajman and two leading international More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 17th, 2015
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Bilateral relations for UAE and Kenya

Abdul Razak Mohamed Hadi, UAE Ambassador to Kenya has met with Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya in Nairobi. During the meeting, both sides discussed bilateral relations between the UAE and Kenya, More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 17th, 2015
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Alan Watts: Asia Pacific to the Middle East

What does your new role as COO for Asia, the Middle East and Africa entail? In my role as COO Asia, Middle East and Africa I oversee operations across nearly 250 hotels in Asia, the Middle East and Africa. It is More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 17th, 2015
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Dubai Marathon pays tribute to champion

Organisers of the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon have paid tribute to three-time winner Haile Gebrselassie following the Ethiopian’s legend’s retirement from competitive running. The double Olympic gold medalist More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 17th, 2015
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EHRA on board for public health initiative

Mohammed Salem Al Kaabi, Chairman of the Emirates Human Rights Association (EHRA), has said the health initiative launched by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 17th, 2015
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RTA completes construction of internal roads

Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), announced that construction works of internal roads had been accomplished in 13 residential districts costing More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 17th, 2015
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King of Jordan meets German Foreign Minister

  His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan, on Saturday, met with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, and discussed with him German-Jordanian relations and a number of Middle East issues. King Abdullah More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 17th, 2015
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IRENA: Building of the year

The recently completed International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) headquarters, located in Masdar City, where Masdar is building the world’s most sustainable city, has been named the Green Commercial Building More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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Man Truck & Bus shares insights on improving road safety

Speakers from Man Truck & Bus shared insights into innovative solutions and practices for road safety management in the UAE in order to support the UAE government’s 2021 road safety vision at a recent seminar More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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UAE passengers turn to technology for a stress-free travel

A survey conducted by Honeywell in the UAE reveals air travel passengers are relying on new airport and in-flight technologies for a smarter, stress-free travel experience. The survey highlights the importance of More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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India Palace receives Best Service Performance Brand

Over the last 18 months, service and talent training at India Palace took precedence in the company’s agenda with the management recruiting in-house training managers and introducing a series of training programs. More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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GCC hospitals to achieve paperless mission

Paperless hospitals in the GCC could become a reality as early as next year, an expert has said. Offering better quality and safety measures, reduced errors, increased efficiency, improved practices and long-term More...

Enjoy Concrete Factory Building, Belgium
Location: Bedrijvenlaan 7, 8630 Veurne, Belgium 
Architecture: Architektuurburo Govaert & Vanhoutte 
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Builder: Enjoy Concrete 
Prefabrication: Enjoy Concrete 
Construction year: 2012 
Product: GCPro™ 
Construction Type: Industrial 
Collection: GCPro™ 
Color: Dark 
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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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Graphic Concrete enters the Middle East market

Together with the Dubai based partner, Versatile, a business development company, Graphic Concrete Ltd brings prefabricated concrete surfaces in the Middle East. The patented technology invented by interior architect More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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DuPont introduces new modifiers in Dubai

DuPont participates at the 6th Middle East Bitumen/Asphalt Conference taking place from May 12 to 14, 2015 at Shangri-La Hotel in Dubai to leverage the rapidly expanding market for infrastructure development in More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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Arcadis to design new transport system for Jeddah

Arcadis, global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm, announced earlier this week that through its subsidiary Hyder Consulting it has been appointed, as a part of the Foster + Partners team, to develop More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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Stakeholders finalise Seychelles development strategy

Plans for the sustainable growth of Seychelles over the next 25 years reached a key milestone as the final Charette to discuss the preferred growth strategy got under way earlier this week. Around 120 stakeholders More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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Al Habtoor Group and Atkins discuss further collaboration

Al Habtoor Group Chairman Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor discusses future collaboration with leading multidisciplinary design consultancy Atkins. Al Habtoor met Atkins Middle East CEO, Simon Moon on May 8 this year where More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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DP launches Arabella Townhouses in Mudon Community

Dubai Properties, real estate developer, is unveiling its new project ‘Arabella Townhouses’ located within the Mudon community. The highlight of this newest development is proximity to the Mudon Central Park More...

Al Hamra celebrates RAK making the future cities list
By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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Al Hamra celebrates RAK making the future cities list

Al Hamra celebrates RAK making the future cities list Officials at Al Hamra Real Estate Development praised the government of Ras Al Khaimah following news that the northern emirate has been included in several More...

Hamed bin Zayed inaugurates AED 1.5 bn fluorides complex
By Staff writer On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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Hamed bin Zayed inaugurates AED 1.5 bn fluorides complex

Hamed bin Zayed inaugurates AED 1.5 bn fluorides complex Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court and Chairman of the Higher Corporation for Specialised Economic Zones More...

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By Staff writer On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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Al Mansouri, Finnish counterpart plan to boost innovation, scientific research

Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, has agreed with Finland’s Economy Minister, Jan Vapaavuori, to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in the areas of scientific research and innovation. During More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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NAPCO records OMR165,000 in Q1 2015

National Aluminium Products Company SAOG (NAPCO), extruders of aluminum profiles in the GCC, has announced its performance for 2014. It has posted net profits of OMR 701,000 with revenues totaling OMR 19,399,000. More...

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By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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Al Nabooda Automobiles brings Volkswagen Jetta

Al Nabooda Automobiles announced on May 11, the arrival of the 2.5L engine Volkswagen Jetta in showrooms across Dubai, Sharjah and Fujairah. Volkswagen Jetta The new generation of the sporty sedan will be available More...

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