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The Mohammed bin Rashid Innovation Fund selects 11 new local and global businesses for the Accelerator program
Business & Money | Thursday 23 January, 2020 3:46 am
The Mohammed bin Rashid Innovation Fund (MBRIF), an initiative launched by the UAE Ministry of Finance to support innovation in the UAE, has announced the addition of 11 new members to the MBRIF Accelerator program. Representing businesses from four countries, the Winter Cohort joins 28 businesses...
STC Selects MATRIXX Software, Celfocus and STC Solutions to Power Jawwy, STC’s Digital-First Mobile Brand
Technology & IT | Thursday 23 January, 2020 3:35 am
Saudi Telecom Company (STC), a world-class digital leader, today announced it is partnering with MATRIXX Softwareto drive continued growth for its Jawwy brand. STC Solutions is the prime contractor for this project and System Integrator (SI) Celfocus has been selected for delivery.  As ...
The International Retail Expert’s  First Attendance at Gulfood 2020
Business & Money | Thursday 23 January, 2020 3:35 am
CASINO GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS, the strategic division in charge of the CASINO GROUP international development, is proud to announce its first participation at Gulfood 2020, taking place from 16th to 20th of February 2020 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.  Historic...
Saudi Arabia’s taxis go green
Business & Money | Thursday 23 January, 2020 2:10 am
The minister of transport and chairman of the Public Transport Authority (PTA), Saleh Al-Jasser, launched a new, modern taxi project at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh on Wednesday. As a result of collaboration between the PTA and the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage...
Emirates Islamic contributes AED 5 million to Erada Center for Treatment and Rehab
Business & Money | Thursday 23 January, 2020 1:50 am
 Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, has contributed AED 5 million to Erada Center for Treatment and Rehab, an organisation tasked with treating substance abuse and addiction.   The contribution, is provided through Emirates Islamic...
Stone & Surface Saudi Moves to Riyadh for Its 2020 Edition
Business & Money | Thursday 23 January, 2020 1:40 am
The Kingdom’s premier event dedicated to the natural stone and surface design industry will move to Riyadh for its 2020 edition, announce organisers dmg events. The move comes in response to the industry’s desire to have a dedicated event in the commercial capital of Saudi...
Kia Motors announces ‘Plan S’ strategy to spearhead transition to EV, mobility solutions by 2025
Cars & Autos | Thursday 23 January, 2020 1:23 am
Kia Motors Corporation has announced details of ‘Plan S’, its mid- to long-term strategy aimed at progressively establishing a leadership position in the future automotive industry, encompassing electrification and mobility services, as well as connectivity and autonomy. The Plan S...
Chile confirms participation at Expo 2020
Business & Money | Thursday 23 January, 2020 12:26 am
The Republic of Chile is now intensifying preparations for its participation at Expo 2020, under the theme of sustainability, diversity, tradition, and progress which embrace the four pillars of Chile and the principles it values.  On its 700 square metre country pavilion Chile will be...
SIRC unveils new integrated waste management plan with Eastern Province Municipality
Business & Money | Wednesday 22 January, 2020 3:40 pm
The National Waste Management Center, Eastern Province Municipality and the Saudi Investment Recycling Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Public Investment Fund (PIF), signed a tripartite memorandum of understanding (MoU), to start integrated waste management and waste recycling...
Dubai launches World Logistics Passport at Davos to boost South-South Trade
Business & Money | Wednesday 22 January, 2020 3:21 pm
Dubai is bringing together Government leaders and heads of major corporations from Asia, Latin America and Africa for the Davos launch of the World Logistics Passport, a major initiative to boost South-South trade. The World Logistics Passport links Customs World, DP World, and Emirates Group to...