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Construction & Real Estate

Saudi Arabia launches new housing project in Jeddah

Saudi government has launched its ambitious Jeddah Gateway housing project, which will boast 30 buildings with eight to 16 floors offering 1,952 apartments over a 192,000-sq-m area east of Haramain Expressway, said a report.

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Retail & Wholesale

Al Adil opens new supermarket in Bahrain

Al Adil Trading Company, a leading name for Indian food stuff in the GCC region, last night opened its 39th outlet at Umm Al Hassam area of Bahrain, as part of its regional expansion plan. This is its third outlet in the kingdom.

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Energy, Oil & Gas

TechnipFMC opens new plant in Abu Dhabi

TechnipFMC, a global leader in subsea, onshore/offshore, and surface projects, said it has officially opened its new 18,000-sq-m facility located in Industrial City of Abu Dhabi (ICAD) as part of its continued investment in the UAE.

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Finance & Capital Market

Saudi Arabia approves $19.2bn stimulation plan

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has issued a royal decree approving the private sector stimulation plan and allocating a total of SR72 billion ($19.2 billion) for the plan.

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Analysis, Interviews, Opinions

Global security spending to top $96bn in 2018: Gartner

Worldwide security spending is expected rise to a total of $96.3 billion in 2018, an increase of 8 per cent from 2017, said a new report from Gartner, a leading research and advisory firm.

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Industry, Logistics & Shipping

Saab launches new production unit in Abu Dhabi

Saab, a defence technology solutions supplier, has officially launched its development and production centre in Abu Dhabi at Tawazun Industrial Park (TIP), the hub for strategic defence and aerospace manufacturing.

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Travel, Tourism & Hospitality

Flydubai launches debut flight to Kilimanjaro

Dubai-based low-cost carrier flydubai said it has become the first UAE airline to provide direct air links to the Tanzanian city of Kilimanjaro, thus expanding its network in Africa to 12 destinations with 14 flights a week.

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IT & Telecommunications

SAP unveils SAP SuccessFactors People Central Hub

SAP, an enterprise application software provider, has unveiled a new way for customers to simplify and speed the use of cloud-based people and organisational data across their businesses with the SAP SuccessFactors People Central Hub solution.

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Motoring

Gargash breaks ground on flagship Merc-Benz store

Gargash Enterprises, the authorised general distributor of Mercedes-Benz in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, recently laid the foundation for a world premier flagship store for the automotive brand in Dubai, UAE.

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Health & Environment

$1.2bn Kuwait hospital set for March opening

About 70 per cent of the work at the New Jahra Hospital, a $1.2-billion development taking shape on a 440,000-sq-m area in Kuwait, has been completed and the 1,171-bed facility is on track for completion by March next year.

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Media & Promotion

DIFF ends 14th edition with closing night gala

The Dubai International Film Festival marked the ending of its 14th edition yesterday (December 13) with a closing night gala after screening 140 films from globally acclaimed filmmakers and regional talent over eight days.

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Education, HR & Training

Ooredoo holds digital literacy programme

Ooredoo Oman, a top telecom provider, has partnered with Al Roya Press and Publishing to launch a digital literacy programme which will empower more than 900 women with essential IT skills.

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Miscellaneous

PepsiCo names new CEO for Asia, Mena

PepsiCo has announced that effective January 1, 2018, Mike Spanos, currently President, PepsiCo Greater China Region, will become Chief Executive Officer, Asia, Middle East and North Africa (Amena).

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