Friday 23 June 2017

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450MW GAS-FIRED PLANT
Mitsubishi, Sumitomo seal Tunisia power project deal

Leading Japanese industrial groups Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems and Sumitomo Corporation have won a major engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a 450 MW gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Tunisia.

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1175MW SEPCO PROJECT
GE wins Jordan power plant maintenance agreement

Technology and engineering conglomerate GE has signed a multi-year agreement with Jordan-based Samra Electric Power Company to provide full maintenance services at its 1,175 MW combined cycle power plant in the Zarqa region of the kingdom.

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FLEET SIZE TO HIT 40,000
Global passenger jet services market to top $1.8trn

The global aftermarket services for passenger aircraft above 100 seats will reach $1.85 trillion over the next 20 years, while the fleet will more than double to 40,000 as traffic grows at 4.4 per cent every year, said an Airbus report.

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SPECIAL REPORT
Nowhere To Go: Iraqi kids trapped in cycles of violence, poverty

Three years since the intensification of violence in Iraq, children are trapped in an endless cycle of violence and increasing poverty and continue to witness sheer horror and unimaginable violence, according to a UN Children's Fund (Unicef) report.

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TECHNOLOGY
Commercial flying cars ‘a possibility by 2035’

The arrival of Airbus, Google, and Uber into the flying cars market is expected to infuse the much needed momentum to make limited commercial applications of flying cars a possibility by 2035, said an industry expert.

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NEWS IN PICTURES
Eid in Dubai

UAE residents and visitors can expect to see a diverse line-up of activities for the upcoming Eid Al Fitr as Dubai gears up for the 10th edition of the 'Eid in Dubai' celebration.

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Industry Sectors

Construction & Real Estate

Dubai's residential off-plan sales boom to continue

The boom in Dubai's residential off-plan sales will continue at least until year-end as buyers take advantage of less onerous payment plans and a greater choice of projects, according to a report.

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Retail & Wholesale

Viva re-opens flagship store at City Centre Bahrain

Leading telecom services operator Viva has re-opened its flagship store at City Centre Bahrain following a major transformation of its outlet to showcase the latest technology solutions and enable the customer to experience them first hand.

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Energy, Oil & Gas

Mitsubishi, Sumitomo seal Tunisia power project deal

Leading Japanese industrial groups Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems and Sumitomo Corporation have won a major engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a 450 MW gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Tunisia.

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Finance & Capital Market

Bahrain to launch national e-wallet on July 4

Bahrain-based Benefit Company has joined forces with Lebanese group FOO technologies to launch the National Mobile Electronic Wallet (BenefitPay), an e-payment software designed to streamline payments within the kingdom, on July 4.

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Analysis, Interviews, Opinions

Nowhere To Go: Iraqi kids trapped in cycles of violence, poverty

Three years since the intensification of violence in Iraq, children are trapped in an endless cycle of violence and increasing poverty and continue to witness sheer horror and unimaginable violence, according to a UN Children's Fund (Unicef) report.

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Industry, Logistics & Shipping

GE wins Jordan power plant maintenance agreement

Technology and engineering conglomerate GE has signed a multi-year agreement with Jordan-based Samra Electric Power Company to provide full maintenance services at its 1,175 MW combined cycle power plant in the Zarqa region of the kingdom.

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Travel, Tourism & Hospitality

Gulf Air celebrates debut flight to Georgia

Bahrain's national carrier Gulf Air today (June 22) celebrated the launch of its direct thrice-a-week service to the Georgian capital Tbilisi. Two additional flights will operate on June 23 and 25 on this sector to cater to the Eid rush.

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IT & Telecommunications

Etisalat offers free WiFi during Eid holidays

UAE's leading telecom services operator Etisalat said it will offer its high-speed public WiFi for free across malls, restaurants and cafes for residents in the UAE during the Eid Al Fitr holidays.

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Motoring

Careem signs network contract with Orange

Careem, a leading ride-hailing company in the Mena region, has signed a contract with global telecom operator Orange to provide network and contact center services.

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Health & Environment

National Ambulance woos Emiratis with new campaign

UAE’s National Ambulance has officially launched its campaign for Emirati Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Programme, which targets UAE Nationals in the Northern Emirates to pursue careers in emergency medical service.

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Media & Promotion

Bahrain Cinema to reopen new-look Hamra theatre

Bahrain Cinema Company, market leaders in the entertainment industry in the kingdom, is set to reopen the Al Hamra Cinema in Manama following a two-month-long extensive refurbishment work.

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Education, HR & Training

Esol to open new American school in Bahrain

Dubai-based Esol Education, a leading organisation specialising in the establishment and management of international schools around the Middle East and Mediterranean, will be opening a new American school in Bahrain in September of 2019.

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Miscellaneous

UAE to set up International Institute for Tolerance

UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has issued a law on the establishment of the International Institute for Tolerance.

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