Saturday 22 February 2020

UAE launches contest to design Arab Space Group logo

The UAE Space Agency has launched a special contest to design the logo of the Arab Space Cooperation Group.    The Group, which aims to boost joint Arab space-related activities, was established in March last year on the sidelines of the second edition of t


UAE replaces tula with grams in perfume markets

The UAE will enforce a mandatory application of the "gram /millilitre" unit system instead of "tula" in the perfume trade in all of the country’s markets, starting today (February 20),a media report said. Amina Zainal, director of Metrology Department at


Ten largest unicorns in the world worth close to $550bn

When the term unicorn emerged back in 2013, there were no more than forty private companies with a market valuation of one billion dollars in the world. Over the last seven years, the number of these financial giants enlarged 15 times and jumped to nearly 600 in 2020.  


EVRT announces world regeneration challenge

EVRT Dubai 2020, the eagerly-anticipated Electric Vehicle Road Trip, is charging into the Middle East with the announcement of a series of first-of-its-kind initiatives designed to put electric vehicles through their paces and the first set of vehicle manufacturers participating in the upcomi


Airlines and Posts cooperate globally

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Post Corporation (IPC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to reinforce cooperation between the two organisations.    The aim for both IATA and IPC is to promote the develo


Jebel Ali completes over 3m customs ops in 2019

Jebel Ali Customs Centers Management in Dubai, UAE completed around 3.147 million customs transactions and made 163 seizures in 2019. The strategic customs management, which performs all customs operations in Jebel Ali Port; the largest marine terminal in the Middle East and the


Upfield unveils new plant-based products at Gulfood

Upfield, a leading global producer of plant-based products, has unveiled a range of plant-based products and new cooking techniques at Gulfood 2020 running from February 16-20 at Dubai World Trade Centre. The variety of new products highlighted by Upfield at the world's large


Arabian Taxi receives Toyota Camry hybrid fleet

Arabian Taxi, the leading taxi services company in Bahrain; has received a fleet of Toyota Camry hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) cars from Ebrahim K. Kanoo, the sole distributor of Toyota vehicles in the Kingdom of Bahrain.   Ebrahim K. Kanoo executive general man


GCC doubling efforts to conserve water

The GCC region remains one of the highest consumers of water in the world as demand surges simultaneous with its booming population and steady socio-economic growth.    A report titled ‘Water Management and Sustainability in the Gulf Cooperation Counc


Expo 2020 to see $545m in F&B sales: Dubai Chamber

Expo 2020 Dubai, which is set to attract 25 million visitors over a six-month period, is expected to see food and beverage sales of more than $545 million, with up to 835,000 meals served to visitors each hour, according to Expo 2020 and Alpen Capital, This was announced at a net

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