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Saudi Arabia-based companies awarded $10.59 billion in contracts in Q1 of 2014 (File Archive)
Saudi Arabia's construction industry witnessed a record year for contracting in 2013, and 2014 promises even brighter prospects for this developing sector.

April 2, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5
10:57 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics today announced the fifth generation of the Galaxy S series, the Galaxy S5, and its ideal fitness companion, the Gear Fit.

Simon Roopchand, General Manager, Emrill Energy
06:44 GMT
(press release)

Emrill were recently awarded membership with Emirates Green Building Council in recognition for their active involvement and contribution towards sustainable energy solutions.

05:53 GMT
(press release)

Beiersdorf MENA is delighted to announce that NIVEA Deo Stress Protect for females, NIVEA In-Shower Body Lotion, NIVEA Men Original Range and NIVEA Men Shower Care have all been voted ‘Product of the Year’.

April 1, 2014

During the event
09:35 GMT
(press release)

Canon Middle East, a world leader in imaging solutions, supported the Egypt Photo Summit as a sponsor of the biggest photography and CGI community event in the country.

March 31, 2014

10:18 GMT
(press release)

As part of its efforts to support sports, particularly football, PepsiCo-Jordan launched a 5*5 football tournament entitled ‘The World is Our Stadium’.

Jotun booth at Yanbu Career Fair
08:05 GMT
(press release)

Jotun Saudi Arabia recently participated in Yanbu Career Fair successfully engaging the services of 34 young Saudi nationals who are now training for promising careers with the kingdom’s number one paint brand.

During the event
05:49 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Levant and United Pioneering Business, Samsung’s AC distributor in Jordan, launched the latest air conditioners lineup for year 2014 by Samsung Electronics.

March 30, 2014

LG Triple CUVED OLED in City Mall
06:16 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics (LG) recently interacted with fans of home entertainment technologies at City Mall, highlighting the innovative features found in its one-of-a-kind CURVED OLED TV.

March 28, 2014

It said 12 of these would be transport helicopters and the other 10 would be the frigate version. Qatar will also acquire two Airbus-made refueling tankers.
23:58 GMT

Qatar will buy 22 NH90 military helicopters from a unit of European aerospace group Airbus worth nearly two billion euros ($2.8 billion), the French defense ministry said Thursday.

March 27, 2014

The RT6000 refrigerator
10:40 GMT
(press release)

Initiated in Australia in 2007 by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Earth Hour has transformed into an international event in which millions around the globe participate to awareness of environmental issues.

The announcement came following a meeting between Egyptian Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour and Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Valentinovich Manturov.
03:55 GMT

A Russian industrial zone focused on producing agriculture machinery and equipment will be established in Egypt.

March 26, 2014

Saudi Arabia aims to boost textile trade internationally. (Shutterstock)
12:55 GMT

Textile manufacturers from around the globe are gathering for the anticipated Textile Arabia exhibition in the Kingdom.

Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge
11:46 GMT
(press release)

The region’s most popular, award winning corporate tournament and the largest corporate networking event on the greens, the Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge, has announced the opening of player registration for the 2014 edition.

G900 - Charcoal Black
09:22 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Galaxy S5, Gear 2 and Gear Fit are on display and available for pre-order at more than 1,400 shops around the world beginning on March 21, 2014.

Strict air quality regulations were introduced in 2008 to stop quarries from generating pollutants, including dust and toxins,.
03:55 GMT

The bill would hold authorities responsible for regular monitoring of environmental impact of oil and gas exploration and extraction and for suggesting solutions for any threats to the environment