Tuesday 12 December 2017

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GOVT TO ISSUE LICENCES
Cinemas to open in Saudi Arabia early next year

Cinemas are expected to open in Saudi Arabia early next year for the first time in 35 years, following the Ministry of Culture and Information's move to issue licences for the operation of cinemas.

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25m GALLONS PER DAY CAPACITY
Acwa consortium wins major Oman water project

A consortium led by Saudi-based Acwa Power has won the contract to develop an independent water project in Salalah, Oman, which will have a capacity of 25 million gallons per day of desalinated water, using reverse osmosis technology.

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FOCUS ON EXPO 2020
Dubai unveils largest-ever budget at $15.4bn spend

Dubai unveiled its largest-ever public budget of Dh56.6 billion ($15.4 billion) for 2018, featuring a 19.5 per cent year-on-year increase, in line with the Dubai Strategic Plan 2021's targets and future commitments, especially Expo 2020.

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SPECIAL REPORT
2018 hot consumer trends: Technology turns human

Body language, facial expression and intonation will augment voice and touch to control consumer interaction with tech devices, easing adaption in an ever-increasing pace of technological change, said Ericsson in a new report.

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TRENDS
Global unrest weighing down majority: Ford

People worldwide feel increasingly polarised by cultural and societal changes and more than 60 per cent of adults globally say they feel overwhelmed by unrest in the world, a report said.

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NEWS IN PICTURES
The Gift of Giving

Celebrities including Adrien Brody, Vanessa Williams, Luis Fonsi, Alisha Dixon and Global Gift Foundation founder, Maria Brava turned out in force to support Global Gift Gala, the official charity gala of Dubai International Film Festival.

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Top Trade News

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Industry Sectors

Construction & Real Estate

MAG to unveil key luxury projects in Kuwait

MAG Lifestyle Development, a part of the leading UAE group MAG, is set to showcase its diverse real estate portfolio including MBL Residence, MAG 230 and MAG 5 - at the roadshow in Kuwait.

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Retail & Wholesale

Azadea to open 11 new stores at $1.2bn UAE mall

Premier lifestyle retail company Azadea has joined hands with Al Farwaniya Property Developments to launch 11 new stores over a 4,200-sq-m area at Abu Dhabi’s upcoming entertainment and retail destination, the $1.2-billion Reem Mall.

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Energy, Oil & Gas

DNO steps up output from Kurdistan oilfield

DNO ASA, a leading Norwegian oil and gas operator, has tripled production from the Peshkabir field in the Tawke license in the Kurdistan region of Iraq to 15,000 barrels of oil per day (bopd).

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Finance & Capital Market

IFSB names 3 Gulf organisations as members

The Council of the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) has given membership to eight organisations including two from the UAE (Abu Dhabi Global Market and Tiybr Payments) and one from Saudi Arabia - Capital Market Authority.

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Analysis, Interviews, Opinions

Global unrest weighing down majority: Ford

People worldwide feel increasingly polarised by cultural and societal changes and more than 60 per cent of adults globally say they feel overwhelmed by unrest in the world, a report said.

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Industry, Logistics & Shipping

Alba signs up for Gulf Industry Fair 2018

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), a leading aluminium smelter in the world, has signed up as a strategic sponsor for the Gulf Industry Fair 2018, the Northern Gulf’s only event dedicated to promoting industrialisation, to be held in Manama.

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Travel, Tourism & Hospitality

Etihad introduces new range of inflight products

In addition to its complimentary inflight service and hospitality offering, Etihad Airways has introduced a selection of inflight products aimed at enhancing the travel experience and providing more choice for its guests in Economy Class.

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Lifestyle

Ulysse Nardin releases new marine chronometer

Ulysse Nardin, a luxury Swiss watch manufacturer, is releasing the Marine Torpilleur Military edition, a chronometer for a whole new generation of adventurer.

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Motoring
Health & Environment
Media & Promotion

Dubai Film Connection funds 5 filmmakers

Dubai Film Connection (DFC), the co-production market of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), has awarded five Arab filmmakers with crucial funding and key partnership opportunities.

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Education, HR & Training

Dafza completes ‘Innovation Champions’ program

The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) has completed the fourth phase of its ‘Innovation Champions’ programme in line with its internal and national innovation strategies.

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