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AED 50 million support fund allocated by RAKEZ to boost its clients’ business continuity
Business & Money | Tuesday 7 April, 2020 2:26 pm
Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) has launched customised bundles of incentives with a total value of AED 50 million to ease the impact of the current global situation to its family of over 15,000 companies and reinforce their business continuity. “Our clients are at the heart of...
MBC Group – An Indispensable Companion during Hard Times
Culture & Education | Tuesday 7 April, 2020 11:26 am
In this third installment of our series on the unprecedented Covid-19 situation and its impact on TV Advertising, we take a closer look at data findings which illustrate how MBC Group has firmly established itself as a trusted companion to Saudi audiences seeking premium entertainment during these...
UAE university students invited to join newly-launched Huawei Open Tech Talks online lectures
Technology & IT | Tuesday 7 April, 2020 11:26 am
With the private sector supporting UAE’s government remote learning initiatives during the closure of universities in light of the COVID-19 pandemic period, Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, is providing the...
Regional FMCG importer expands retail operations with five new distribution agreements
Business & Money | Tuesday 7 April, 2020 11:22 am
headquartered Truebell, a leading GCC importer of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), has announced the expansion of its home and personal care category following the signing of five new distribution agreements.  The retail and food services division of the company has entered into...
GACA intensifying preparations to arrange for the return of Saudi citizens abroad
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 7 April, 2020 10:54 am
 In implementing the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) announced that ...
Al Fahim Group and Groupe PSA collaborate to launch Opel in Dubai and Northern Emirates
Business & Money | Tuesday 7 April, 2020 10:20 am
Al Fahim Group, one of UAE’s most successful family businesses, recently held a signing ceremony with Groupe PSA to collaborate and deliver on the joint vision of business expansion and growth by acquiring the exclusive distribution of Opel vehicles in Dubai and the Northern Emirates. The...
Mastercard champions safe and secure payment transactions in Middle East & Africa with increase to contactless payment limits
Business & Money | Tuesday 7 April, 2020 5:43 am
Mastercard announced today that it is championing efforts to increase contactless payment limits across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region as people look for safer ways to pay in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative is in line with recommendations from global and regional health...
Saudi Arabia’s Year of Arabic Calligraphy extended into 2021 over coronavirus concerns
Culture & Education | Tuesday 7 April, 2020 3:49 am
The Ministry of Culture’s Year of Arabic Calligraphy campaign has been extended into 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.  The decision was announced on Sunday in a tweet by the Minister of Culture Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan.  “Due to the exceptional...
ADDED urges local business sector to practice digital commerce by obtaining an 'e-commerce' license or listing it as an additional activity on existing licenses
Business & Money | Tuesday 7 April, 2020 3:08 am
The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) is calling on members of the local business sector to make full use and advantage of the e-commerce license initiative that has been made available since its launch in December 2017. The move falls in line with the Abu Dhabi...
Stay Home with Limitless Gaming on your HONOR 9X PRO
Technology & IT | Tuesday 7 April, 2020 2:24 am
Mobile gaming has seen a sharp growth in popularity recently, accounting for a high percentage of online consumption in the last month. The at-home entertainment option has becoming the preferred choice with more players entering the arena of multiplayer games and competition growing significantly. ...