Friday 22 September 2017

Gitex Shopper brings advanced range of VR tech to ME

With augmented and virtual reality booming in the Mena region and expected to top $6 billion annually by 2020, Gitex Shopper 2017 - the region’s largest consumer IT and electronics show - will be putting on the most advanced display of new models at the best possible prices.


DP World not to renew contract for Indonesia terminal

DP World Limited, a leading shipping terminals operator, has announced that the company has reached a decision not to renew its operating contract for PT Terminal Petikemas Surabaya (TPS) in Indonesia at the end of the agreement in 2019. DP World is a 49 pr cent shareholder in TPS, whi


Alba a host sponsor for International Aluminium Conference

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), the Bahrain-based world’s leading aluminium smelter, is a key partner and a host sponsor of the 32nd International Aluminium Conference that will be held in Bahrain next week.   The conference, from September 25 to 27 at the Gulf


UAE’s $144bn Islamic bank assets ‘will boost Halal sector’

The UAE’s Dh528.6 billion ($144 billion) Islamic banks’ assets will help fuel the growth of the country’s Halal sector, according to research conducted by Orange Fairs and Events, organisers of the Halal Expo Dubai, which opens tomorrow (September 18). Seven Islamic b


Grandweld Shipyards wins major KOC contract

Grandweld Shipyards, a fully integrated shipyard based in Dubai, has secured a contract to design, construct and deliver four crew boats and six pilot boats for Kuwait Oil Company (KOC). The contract was signed by Ismail Abdulla, deputy chief executive officer of Kuwait Oil Compa


Sadara achieves full commercial operations at complex

Sadara Chemical Company, the largest chemical complex ever built in a single phase, announced the commercial start-up of its toluene di isocyanate (TDI) facility.  The production of commercial quantities of TDI marks the full commercial operation of all facilities in the Sadara complex.


Hyundai unveils next-gen engine at Frankfurt show

Hyundai has unveiled its next-generation drivetrain technology, and announced plans for it first electric car-sharing programme, as part of its presence at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. Alongside the public debut of three new European-market models – the high-performance i


30 top economists to join Sharjah FDI Forum

Sharjah FDI Forum 2017 has announced that more than 30 senior economists from the public and private sectors will participate at the event, to be held this week. The investment conference held under the patronage of Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member


Malaysia recognises UAE halal products control systems

Malaysia has officially recognised the 'UAE Halal Products Control System', national certificates and the national Halal mark, which will facilitate the trade of UAE halal products and ensure acceptance in Malaysian markets, as well as markets that accept Malaysian halal systems certifi


Dubai opens world's first smart police services centre

UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, on Saturday inaugurated the smart police services centre, the first-of-its-kind in the world, at City Walk, Dubai. Sheikh Mohammed instructed the Dubai Police to open more c

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