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Saudi Fund for Development Signs Loan Agreement with Burundi Government to Upgrade Major Road Link Gitega, Burundi. -Thursday 19 December 2019  

The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) recently signed a loan agreement worth $5.9million with the Burundi Government to upgrade a major road connection between the city of Bujumbura and the country’s airport. The Arabic Bank (BADEA) and the Burundi Government are co-contributors towards the...

Riyadh Set to Become the Arab World’s First Digital Capital in 2020 -Thursday 19 December 2019  

Riyadh is set to become the Arab world’s first ever digital capital city. The announcement was revealed at the 23rd session of the Council of Arab Ministers of Communications and Information Technology, which took place on December 18 at The Ritz-Carlton hotel in Saudi Arabia’s...

Saudi Arabia Jumps 72 Global Positions in Trading Across Borders Ranking, World Bank Reports -Thursday 19 December 2019  

Saudi Arabia has been ranked as the world’s top ease of doing business improver by the World Bank Group’s Doing Business 2020 report. The report indicates Saudi Arabia to have jumped 72 global positions in “Trading Across Borders”, an indicator which compares the time and cost of...

Adding Executive Firepower, Audible Appoints Tech, Digital Media, and Information Services Leader Bob Carrigan as CEO,... -Wednesday 18 December 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Audible, Inc., the world’s largest seller and producer of digital spoken-word entertainment and information, today announced that Bob Carrigan will join the company on January 2nd as Chief Executive Officer reporting to founder Don Katz, who will become Executive...

The Health Bank Partners with Kings College Hospital London - UAE to Create an Enhanced Patient Experience -Wednesday 18 December 2019  

The Health Bank (THB), a leading healthcare management company in the region, offering healthcare advisory, home health care and innovation in training and technology, has partnered with Kings College Hospital London - UAE, one of the most renowned institutions from the UK, that has newly opened...

Change of Chinese Consumer Patterns to Affect Global Economy -Wednesday 18 December 2019  

Due both to economic slowdown and structural change, Chinese consumers show signs of changing behavior patterns. According to the Alpho analysis, it is probable that the number of Chinese tourists abroad will significantly decline together with the reduction of Chinese savings. That will cause a...

Healing Energies behind Renata Collezioni -Wednesday 18 December 2019  

Renata Collezioni is a boutique accessories brand for men and women. Newly established in Dubai by accessories designer Renata Messarra, the design and the inspiration of the fashion jewellery pieces come from healing stones that were sourced from her travels. A fashion fanatic, Renata which...

Architects’ Darling 2019: GEZE Wins Double Awards -Wednesday 18 December 2019  

GEZE secured its place as one of the most important manufacturers in the construction sector twice at the Architects’ Darling Awards 2019. As part of the industry survey by Heinze GmbH of over 2000 architects and planners, GEZE received the coveted silver and bronze prizes in the 'Safety...

Ingram Micro Cloud Certified as Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Service Provider -Tuesday 17 December 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ingram Micro Cloud today announced that it has earned the Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Service Provider (MSP) certification, the premier certification for MSPs that designates Ingram Micro Cloud as a top global provider of managed services for Microsoft Azure. This press...

Walton Launches U.S. Homebuilder Fund to Support Rising Housing Demand -Tuesday 17 December 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Walton Global Holdings Ltd. and its affiliates (collectively Walton), a real estate investment and land asset company with US$3.8 billion under management and administration, has announced its first Builder Option Land Development fund (the BOLD Fund), with an investment...

Hytera New PoC Radio PNC380—Instant Communication and Unlimited Possibilities -Tuesday 17 December 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With 26 years’ experience in the PMR industry, Hytera introduces its specialty and expertise to communications over public networks, and builds a PoC radio in accordance to its stringent standards applied to PMR radios. Hytera aims to provide professional and practical PoC...

FitFlop to Open Flagship Store in The Dubai Mall -Tuesday 17 December 2019  

FitFlop partnered with Source Rite to launch the brand in the Middle East in 2009, where it took the market by storm. FitFlop has been able to do so by developing a range of footwear that has been biomechanically engineered for all-day comfort without compromising on style. Building on...

Enova Wins ‘2019 UAE Facility Management Services Customer Value Leadership Award’ at the Frost &... -Monday 16 December 2019  

Enova won the ‘2019 UAE Facility Management Services Customer Value Leadership Award’ at the  2019 Frost & Sullivan Middle East Best Practices Awards Banquet held on 11th December at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Enova is a company that has structured a clear...

Yokogawa Middle East Wins ‘2019 Middle Eastern Process Automation Company of the Year Award’ at the Frost... -Monday 16 December 2019  

Yokogawa won the ‘2019 Middle Eastern Process Automation Company of the Year Award’ at the  2019 Frost & Sullivan Middle East Best Practices Awards Banquet held in Dubai. Yokogawa is a respected brand in the process automation market space and a renowned player in the Middle East for...

YORK® YZ Magnetic Bearing Centrifugal Chiller launches in the Middle East -Monday 16 December 2019  

Johnson Controls is pleased to offer the YORK® YZ Magnetic Bearing Centrifugal Chiller to its Middle East customers. The YZ delivers up to 35% annual energy savings, reduced maintenance costs and is optimized for ultimate performance with a low-GWP refrigerant. Cooling capacity ranges from 165...

Expo 2020 to give a fillip to Peru tourism with increasing visitors from the world -Monday 16 December 2019  

Peru, the South American nation that is home to a section of Amazon rainforest and Machu Picchu, has rolled out aggressive strategies to attract travellers from the UAE and the Middle East to spend their holidays in Peru for short vacations. The Government of Peru recently kicked off its...

CORRECTION and REPLACEMENT: Stars of Science Now Accepting Applications for Season 12 -Sunday 15 December 2019  

 The first sentence of the first paragraph was replaced by the following: “Are you a young Arab innovator?” The corrected release reads: Stars of Science Now Accepting Applications for Season 12 Apply to be a part of QF’s leading innovation reality TV program and showcase your...

More than 2,000 global investors set-up operations in Ajman Media City Free Zone in UAE since 2018 launch; Ease of... -Sunday 15 December 2019  

Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of Ajman Media City Free Zone said that the increasing number of investors in the free zone is a positive sign of confidence among the global entrepreneurs and SME owners. Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Humaid Al Nuaimi said: The growing numbers of new...

Gulf Falconers Rile Up the Second Edition of the King Abdulaziz Falconry Festival -Sunday 15 December 2019  

In line with the efforts to reflect interaction between Gulf countries to preserve the heritage in the GCC, and on the sidelines of the 40th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit hosted in the Saudi capital Riyadh, the UAE, Kuwait and Bahrain took part in the King Abdulaziz Falconry...

DMS Announces New Appointment as Exclusive Media Representatives for Mubasher.info -Sunday 15 December 2019  

Digital Media Services (DMS) – the digital arm of Choueiri Group, recently announced their latest appointment as the Exclusive Media Representatives for Mubasher.info - The Middle East and North Africa’s most-preferred Arabic-language platform for equity market news, data, analysis and...