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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.

December 1, 2011

Dubai World celebrating National Day
05:55 GMT
(press release)

Dubai World today celebrated the 40th UAE National Day with fun, festivities and frolic.

Delegates from UAE University-Al Ain
05:30 GMT

The girls of the Department of Interior Design from Prince Sultan University walked away with the title of the overall winners at the 11th Inter College Environmental Public Speaking Competition.

November 30, 2011

Dubai Motor Show
09:09 GMT
(press release)

Dubai World Trade Centre hosted more than 250,000 visitors and 4,000 exhibitors at eight of the Middle East’s leading exhibitions and conferences throughout November.

Malek Al Malek, Managing Director at Dubai Internet City and Dubai Outsource Zone
07:16 GMT
(press release)

Companies are increasingly outsourcing customer services functions to better focus on their core business.

November 29, 2011

Aqaba Container Terminal
10:56 GMT
(press release)

Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT), the Kingdom’s primary gateway to the shipping lanes of the Red Sea and beyond, recently finalized an agreement with Jordan’s Business Development Center.

Dubai Investments
09:36 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Investments PJSC (DI), the largest investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, today announced it will participate in the inaugural edition of the UAE Expo 2011.

During the inauguration
08:38 GMT
(press release)

To celebrate the UAE’s 40 years of union, its success, growth and prosperity, Jafza inaugurated a special photo exhibition and competition themed ‘Al Etihad Panorama’ at the free zone today.

Oussama El Omari, CEO of RAK FTZ
05:11 GMT

Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone organised the UAE Clean Up Campaign 2011 in Ras Al Khaimah in association with Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) as part of RAK FTZ’s activities during the 40th UAE National Day celebration.

November 28, 2011

Mohamed Hasan Al Qamzi, CEO of Higher Corporation for Specialized Economic Zones
11:07 GMT
(press release)

ZonesCorp announced today that it will be sponsoring the UAE – British Businesswomen Forum in London.

November 27, 2011

Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of DED
11:16 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) and its agencies have heralded in the celebrations of the UAE's 40th National Day, with the unveiling of the ‘Spirit of the Union’ sculpture in the Business Village.

Dubai SME
10:29 GMT
(press release)

The Government Procurement Programme (GPP) at Dubai SME organised a forum to support national SMEs in procurement and contracting, at the Business Village in Dubai.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
09:01 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company is hosting the sixth edition of ACI Airport Exchange this month in the capital.

Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of DED
08:32 GMT
(press release)

Businesses in Dubai expect a stronger performance in the last quarter of 2011, according to the findings of the most recent quarterly survey conducted by the Department of Economic Development (DED).

Gabriel Chahine, a Partner with Booz & Company
07:09 GMT
(press release)

The distributors of the Middle East are at a crossroads; after decades of steady growth, incoming competition from third-party logistics companies and moves by multinational corporations (MNCs) are making once-successful business models unravel.

During the meeting
06:47 GMT

Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology conducted meetings with investors, manufacturers and traders in the construction industry at the Big 5 show in Dubai.