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However food waste is not unique to Saudi Arabia, low income and developed countries face problems in waste.
July 9, 2014 - 18:47 GMT
Saudi Arabia is the world’s top food importer, and also rated as one of the worst wasters.

January 22, 2012

HE Mohamed Hasan Al Qamzi
08:26 GMT
(press release)

The Higher Cooperation for Specialized Economic Zones (ZonesCorp) organized a blood donation drive in cooperation with Abu Dhabi Central Blood Bank at its headquarters in Abu Dhabi.

January 17, 2012

Towers Watson
07:34 GMT
(press release)

The International Pension Plan (IPP) market is expanding at a rapid rate, with 36 new IPPs set up in the past year, according to Towers Watson research.

January 15, 2012

DP World
12:31 GMT
(press release)

Global marine terminal operator DP World has achieved a major security milestone with DP World Tarragona achieving ISO 28000 certification.

Hassan Al Majed, General Manager of GOP
09:36 GMT
(press release)

The General Organisation of Sea Ports Maritime Education Fund (MEF) Advisory Committee has commenced seeking means of cooperation in order to start its outreach to young Bahrainis.

08:48 GMT
(press release)

Aqaba Container Terminal, the world’s gateway to Jordan and beyond, continued to build on its record of success with its accomplishments in 2011.

Department of Economic Development
07:08 GMT

The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai has formed two committees to redress grievances relating to licensing and permits procedures; and commercial compliance and inspection.

Economic Zones World
06:59 GMT
(press release)

EZW has signed an MoU with the TRA to boost its information systems and strengthen cyber security across its operations.

January 9, 2012

The royal delegation’s visit Masdar
13:20 GMT
(press release)

A high level delegation from the Netherlands, headed by Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, H.R.H. the Prince of Orange and H.R.H. Princess Maxima of the Netherlands visited Masdar.

January 8, 2012

DP World
07:16 GMT
(press release)

DP World Vancouver and the Nanaimo Port Authority have signed a three year agreement that awards DP World Vancouver the right to operate the Port of Nanaimo’s facilities.

January 4, 2012

Eros Group
08:46 GMT
(press release)

Eros Group has announced their extravagant DSF promotions 2012 across its 30 outlets and leading electronic chains across the UAE.

The annual volumes represent a value of $185.13 billion
08:32 GMT
(press release)

Annual volumes for 2011 on the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) registered a substantial growth of 110% from 2010 to reach 4,044,138 contracts.

Amit Malani, President, Harman Middle East
07:07 GMT
(press release)

The demand for consumer electronic goods and appliances in Dubai remains strong, with sales expected to peak at USD 3.97 billion by 2015.

January 3, 2012

Mohammed Bin Rashid Establishment for Small and Medium Size Enterprises
09:45 GMT

Dubai SME recently hosted a seminar on enterprise value creation, intelligent marketing and competitive customer service for entrepreneurs and start-up businesses.

January 2, 2012

Dubai Multi Commodities Centre Authority
10:24 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre announced today that Shalina Group has moved its global operations to JLT.

Eros Group
09:12 GMT
(press release)

Eros Group recently appointed Blue Apple as its Creative and PR Agency following a competitive pitch. Blue Apple takes up the post with immediate effect.