Wednesday 16 June 2021

Saudi Arabia’s investment in food sector hits $23bn

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources said that investment in food products industry in the Kingdom amount to SR87 billion ($23 billion), around 8 percent of the total volume of investments in the industrial sector. Food products factories constitute 11


Water purifiers market is expected to surpass $68.09bn by 2026

The global water purifiers market, which stood at $41.22 billion in 2019, is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 8.06% during 2020-2026 to reach $68.09 billion by 2026 owing to the rising levels of water pollution and increasing disposable income.    According to


Hensoldt modernises Cobra artillery location radars

Sensor specialist Hensoldt will modernise the test equipment of the artillery location radar Cobra which is in service with several NATO armies.    Under a contract awarded by the multinational procurement organisation Organisation Conjointe de Cooperation


Panasonic launches its latest PT-MZ880 laser projector series in the region

  Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa (PMMAF) has announced the launch of its versatile PT-MZ880 Series LCD Laser Projectors in the region. Ideal for the corporate, education and museum market, the PT-MZ880 comes in a sleek design and features superior image quality,


TAM Bills app launches in Bahrain

Payment International Enterprise (PIE) has launched its all-new bill payment application early 2021. This application makes it easy to take care of any bill payment that needs to be made. “TAM” means “Done” in Arabic, and this is the promise PIE tends to keep. &nb


Pandemic 'led govts to focus on people-centric policies’

Digital technology, cloud platforms, collaboration with other governments, and new partnerships with industry backed by upskilled civil servants will transform how governments function in the 21st-century public interest, a report said. Titled “Modernizing Government”


Gorenje and Better Life sign distribution partnership

Gorenje, a leading European home appliance manufacturer announced its long-term strategic partnership with Better Life, a premium specialist home appliance retailer to further its reach in the UAE.    Through this partnership, Gorenje will leverage the resp


Real Madrid star Marcelo Vieira praises UAE’s healthcare ecosystem

Acclaimed Brazilian footballer and Real Madrid super defender Marcelo Vieria has praised the UAE’s healthcare ecosystem for its highest standards and its efforts in successfully containing the deadly pandemic.   The footballer said UAE is one of the top co


Saudi Arabia restricts Hajj to citizens and residents

Saudi Arabia has restricted the annual Hajj pilgrimage to its own citizens and residents for the second year running in response to the coronavirus pandemic, while limiting the number of pilgrims is 60,000, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) has reported. Only people aged between 18 and 65


Work on world's first fully-electric fast ferry begins in Norway

Partners in the TrAM (Transport – Advanced and Modular) project have announced that work has begun on the world’s first fully electric passenger fast ferry at the Fjellstrand shipyard on the west coast of Norway.   The TrAM consortium includes 13 Eur

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