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Doha will host Arab Diabetes Medical Congress
Healthcare | Sunday 15 March, 2015 11:29 am
Under the Patronage of: Supreme Council of Health, QatarDoha will host Arab Diabetes Medical Congress next AprilUnder the Patronage of Supreme Council of Health, Qatar, and supported by Qatar Diabetes Association, International Diabetes Federation (IDF),The Executive Board of Health Ministers’...
Knauf to highlight ECOSE® Technology at Big 5 Saudi
Business & Money | Sunday 15 March, 2015 2:16 am
Knauf Exeed Insulation is participating in Big 5 Saudi at stand number 2 G53 to create awareness among construction companies in Saudi Arabia on the potential benefits of using the company’s Phenol Formaldehyde free ECOSE® Technology for insulation. Mineral wool with ECOSE® Technology is the...
Sharjah International Book Fair shortlisted for Excellence Award at London Book Fair
Culture & Education | Sunday 15 March, 2015 1:07 am
Translation Grant recognised by Market Focus Achievement AwardSharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) - a subsidiary of the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) - has been shortlisted for the London Book Fair (LBF) International Excellence Award 2015 for the Market Focus Achievement Award. The Award goes to ...
Experts To Debate MENA Prepaid Market: Multi-Currency Prepaid Travel Cards Under Spotlight
Business & Money | Sunday 15 March, 2015 12:00 am
Prepaid Summit and Awards: Middle East 2015 in association with Visa This week’s sixth Prepaid Summit: Middle East is set to table a smorgasbord of current and emerging trends, according to Douglas Blakey, Group Editor for Consumer Finance at Timetric Financial Services, the event organiser. He...
Residential projects on fast track in DIP; 1,150 units currently under construction
Business & Money | Sunday 15 March, 2015 12:00 am
DIP to have nearly 15,000 residential units when the current construction phase is completed in three years’ timeDubai Investments Park [DIP], the unique integrated commercial, industrial and residential community in Middle East and a subsidiary of Dubai Investments, has announced that over 1,150 ...
Masdar, ACWA Power, EEHC Sign MoU to Explore New Power Generation in Egypt
Business & Money | Sunday 15 March, 2015 12:00 am
Agreement envisions up to 4GW of renewable and natural gas projects Masdar, ACWA Power and the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC) have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore developing up to 4 Gigawatts of renewable and natural gas power generation projects in Egypt. Dr....
Technology & IT | Saturday 14 March, 2015 10:33 am
- New WD Re+ Hard Drive Offers 6 TB While Consuming Only 6 Watts and Is Key Component of Company’s Expanding Capacity Storage Portfolio- WD®, a Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) company and world leader in storage today introduced new datacenter hard drives that deliver to today’s modern...
Prince Faisal opens Al-Fursan village in Al-Ula
Tourism & Hospitality | Friday 13 March, 2015 3:47 am
Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman opened the first phase of Al-Fursan village and Al-Fursan festival in Al-Ula on Thursday in the presence of senior officials.The governor was briefed on the village, which was designed in line with Al-Ula’s heritage and modern architecture.The village has a...
100% foreign ownership in most sectors: SAGIA
Business & Money | Friday 13 March, 2015 3:43 am
Saudi Arabia allows foreign investors to have 100 percent ownership of their projects, except in four sectors where they require a Saudi partner, said a senior official of Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA).Ayedh Al-Otaibi, director of Investment Regulations Development and...
Restaurants, groceries close shop in anticipation of raids
Government | Friday 13 March, 2015 3:41 am
Several restaurants, grocery stores and other shops have closed their doors since the government launched its latest crackdown on illegal workers, Arab News has found.The campaign is aimed at arresting workers working without permits or in jobs not stated on their residence permits. Many small...