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CGTN Channels to Switch to HD in SES and Globecast Renewal Agreement LUXEMBOURG -Wednesday 29 September 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Audiences across Europe are now able to watch China Global Television Network (CGTN) channels in high-definition (HD) due to a new capacity agreement, SES announced today. Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has extended its partnership with SES to deliver three...

Impossible Foods Expands to the Middle East with Launch at Dubai World Expo and Restaurants in the United Arab Emirates ... -Wednesday 29 September 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- California-based Impossible Foods has arrived in the United Arab Emirates, the company’s first market in the Middle East. Its flagship product, Impossible™ Burger, is kosher, halal and gluten-free certified, and now exclusively available on the menus of select restaurants...

Ibsen Scope Is Announcing Grants 2022 -Tuesday 28 September 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ibsen Scope Grants 2022 are now applicable for individual artists, theatre companies, institutions and organizations worldwide. The program amount to a total of NOK 2.000.000,-. (Approx. Euro 205.000,- /USD 248.000,-). The program offers funding for innovative...

New construction contractor awards in UAE estimated to be worth US$24.7 billion in 2021 – Ventures ONSITE -Tuesday 28 September 2021  

New construction contractor awards in the UAE are estimated to be worth US$24.7 billion in 2021, as the Gulf country paves the way for a post-covid rebound on the back of increased government expenditure and a fresh injection of foreign investment.  According to a September 2021 report by...

Mastercard partners with Lulu Exchange to enable speedy and secure online remittances -Tuesday 28 September 2021  

Lulu Exchange will be the first exchange house in the UAE to enable debit cards on its payments app LuLu Money Service will use multi-rail processing gateway MPGS (Mastercard Payment Gateway Services) to enable power, speed, and security of transactions. Mastercard has entered a...

Abu Dhabi’s ASPIRE Launches Over US$3 Million MBZIRC Maritime Grand Challenge -Tuesday 28 September 2021  

The Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) will be held in the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi, in June 2023, where tech innovators will participate to seek marine safety and security solutions to take home more than US$3 million in prize money. Organised by ASPIRE, the dedicated...

VFMCRP announces approval for TAVNEOS® (avacopan) for the treatment of ANCA-associated vasculitis in Japan -Tuesday 28 September 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma (VFMCRP) today announced that Japan’s Ministry of Health and Labor Welfare (MHLW) has granted its partner, Kissei Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., marketing authorization approval for TAVNEOS® for the treatment of patients with...

Emitac Healthcare, GoCheck partnership brings AI-powered vision screening app for children -Monday 27 September 2021  

Emitac Healthcare Solutions today announced its partnership with the U.S digital health company GoCheck to bring to the UAE a Smartphone-enabled, integrated vision screening application for the detection of vision abnormalities in children. Emitac Healthcare said in a statement that the...

First-ever Global Business Forum ASEAN to explore untapped potential in Southeast Asian markets -Monday 27 September 2021      

The huge economic potential of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the wealth of opportunities that the region offers businesses and investors in the UAE will be in the spotlight at the first ever Global Business Forum (GBF) ASEAN, which takes place December 8-9, 2021 at the...

Expand Your Point of View With Monitors for Every Use -Monday 27 September 2021  

Over the past two years, people have learned to adapt to their home for work and creative ambitions. Individuals are becoming their own architects to improve their daily professional and personal environment. Therefore, investing in the right technology for that involves careful consideration in...

NYU Abu Dhabi launches MENA’s first Strategic Philanthropy Initiative to study and promote high-impact... -Monday 27 September 2021  

NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has announced the launch of the Strategic Philanthropy Initiative (SPI), the first academic and community-based platform that aims to shape a dynamic and strategic practice of philanthropy within the UAE as well as across the Gulf and wider Middle East and North Africa...

“Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team” New Story NEXT DREAM Debuts In-Game on Friday, September 24 -Monday 27 September 2021  

KLab Inc., a leader in online mobile games, announced that the brand new story by the original author of “Captain Tsubasa” Yoichi Takahashi titled "NEXT DREAM" will appear in its head-to-head football simulation game Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team starting Friday, September 24, 2021. For full...

The Trade Desk and Choueiri Group partner to offer greater programmatic access in the Middle East -Monday 27 September 2021  

Today, global advertising technology leader, The Trade Desk announces a new partnership with Choueiri Group, the leading media representation group in the Middle East which has close ties with many of the region’s largest broadcasters and publishers. The partnership will open greater access...

Sharaf Exchange and Paykii sign strategic partnership for Global Bill Payment Services -Sunday 26 September 2021  

Sharaf Exchange LLC, and Paykii (Domestic & Cross Border Bill Payment Hub), have signed an Agreement that will enable Sharaf Exchange to offer domestic and cross border bill payment services to over 30+ countries, including India, Pakistan, Philippines, Nepal, Egypt, Jordan, Indonesia, as well...

Peru Will Focus on Its Biological and Cultural Megadiversity at Expo 2020 Dubai -Saturday 25 September 2021      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the aim of positioning Peru as a multicultural and megadiverse country with ancestral knowledge projected into the future, The Commission for Promotion of Export and Tourism - PROMPERÚ summoned MSEs and SMEs from the export and tourism industry belonging to the 25 regions...

Belam and Cepton Establish Partnership to Enable Safety at High-traffic Railway Level Crossings -Saturday 25 September 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cepton, a Silicon Valley-based innovator of smart lidar solutions has teamed up with Lithuania-based system integrator Belam to improve road user and rail passenger safety by deploying lidar-enabled obstacle detection at railway level crossings. Following the installation of...

Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator Celebrates Second Anniversary by Announcing Impactful Initiatives to Drive... -Saturday 25 September 2021      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator (WEA), a strategic multi-partnership initiative established by five UN agencies and Mary Kay Inc., is today celebrating its second-year anniversary by announcing progress on several programmes designed to impact 5 million women around...

PENCIL LAB INKS DEBUT IN ADIHEX 2021 -Saturday 25 September 2021  

The 18th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) on September 27 - October 3 marks an opportune platform for Pencil Lab Design Studio’s first major participation in the massive event, the largest of its kind in the Middle East and Africa. Featuring...

SEASON 13 OF STARS OF SCIENCE PRESENTS TOP EIGHT ARAB INNOVATORS -Saturday 25 September 2021  

The COVID-19 pandemic compelled the MENA region to accelerate digitization, specifically in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Through the emergence of new fields and industries, Qatar Foundation (QF) has incubated and supported startups that included AI in their...

Eaton Introduces Zero-Leak Compact Combo Valve to Manage Harmful Fuel Vapors and Meet Upcoming Regulations -Friday 24 September 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Power management company Eaton today announced its Vehicle Group has introduced a new zero-leak Compact Combo Valve that safely vents harmful evaporative fuel vapors in the tank by stacking a Fill Limit Vent Valve (FLVV) and a new Zero-Leak Grade Vent Valve (GVV). A key...