Monday 20 May 2019

Himalaya to launch new Global Research Centre in Dubai

India-based Himalaya Drug Company plans to launch a new state-of-the-art Global Research Centre in Dubai, UAE, to enhance its R&D capabilities in the region. The centre will come up at the Dubai Science Park (DSP), a holistic science-focused business community. DSP will lever


ACT achieves success in reducing use of energy, water

Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT), a gateway to the Levant region and beyond, has achieved major successes in its effort to reduce use of energy and water, according to the company's eighth annual sustainability report. The report was released earlier this month. It marks almost


Canton Fair draws 195,454 buyers from 213 countries

The 125th China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) which closed earlier this month received 195,454 buyers from 213 countries and regions. The fair which opened on April 15 concluded on May 5, and was held in Guangzhou, China. New buyers accounted for 42.5 per ce


Volara, Schneider to co-develop new hospitality solutions

Volara, a fully integrated voice-based conversation management software for the hotel industry, and Schneider Electric, a global leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, have signed a partnership agreement to combine their automation and voice technology expertise t


Alba to host Arabal in Bahrain

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), the Bahrain-based aluminium smelter, will host the prestigious Arab International Aluminium Conference (Arabal) 2019, later this year in the kingdom, under the theme ‘Shaping the Future of Aluminium in the Arab Region’. Arabal is being hosted


Agility earnings up 7.3pc to $66.72m in Q1

Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has reported first quarter earnings of KD20.3 million ($66.72 million), or 12.2 fils per share, an increase of 7.3 per cent from Q1 2018 (excluding IFRS-16 impact it will be an increase of 10.2 per cent), the company said. First-quart


Sezad signs six agreements to upgrade infrastructure

Oman’s Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm (Sezad) has signed six agreements to strengthen infrastructure across the economic zone. Sezad chariman Yahya bin Said bin Abdullah Al Jabri signed these agreements. An agreement was signed with Al Bustan Constru


Sheikha Moza chosen UN SDGs advocate again

Founder and chairperson of Education Above All (EAA), Sheikha Moza bint Nasser has been appointed as a member of the 2019-20 class of Sustainable Development Goals’ advocates of the United Nations, along with 16 other influential public figures.   This new


APM Terminals Bahrain celebrates Global Safety Day

APM Terminals Bahrain, the exclusive operator of Bahrain's Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP), recently marked the Global Safety Day, highlighting this year’s theme - “Safety Differently - Learning from the way we work”. This year’s safety day was about li


Maqta Gateway CEO wins Seatrade's 'Young Person of the Year Award'

Maqta Gateway Co, a wholly owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, said that its chief executive officer Dr Noura Al Dhaheri was recognised with the ‘Young Person of the Year Award’ at the 31st Seatrade Awards, held recently in London, UK. Dr Al Dhaheri was presented the

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