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The UAE capital is luring producers with juicy bait – the Abu Dhabi Film Commission offers first international projects a 30 per cent cash-back rebate on productions.
Abu Dhabi has been focusing on growing its media industry in the past few years – as part of its diversification away from an oil economy.

July 27, 2011

Aquafina Water
07:17 GMT
(press release)

Aquafina organized a tour of the SIPCO bottling plant in Jeddah for a group of 45 visually impaired children accompanied by 15 supervisors from the Ebsar Foundation.

July 26, 2011

Saudi Arabia and nearby emerging markets represent a tremendous opportunity for Dow
10:13 GMT
(press release)

Dow Chemical Company announced plans to invest in a best-in-class manufacturing facility for DOW FILMTEC reverse osmosis elements in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Epson Stylus Photo R2000
09:14 GMT
(press release)

Epson has developed the Stylus Photo R2000 with 17ml ink cartridges.

July 25, 2011

Andrew N. Liveris, Dow’s Chairman and CEO
12:49 GMT
(press release)

Dow and Saudi Aramco announced that the Boards of Directors of both companies have approved the formation of a joint venture.

Samsung TV
12:37 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics has retained its unrivaled leadership in 3D TV both in North America and Europe where TV makers compete fiercely.

Nidal Hamam, Sales & Operations Director at PepsiCo-Jordan, and Falah Omoush, Mayor of Zarqa Municipality, during the signing
11:03 GMT
(press release)

In line with its efforts to promote public-private partnerships, PepsiCo-Jordan renews its advertising partnership agreement with Zarqa Municipality for two additional years.

Agthia Group
09:05 GMT
(press release)

Agthia Group, one of UAE’s leading food and beverage groups, today announced the Company’s financial results for the first six months ended 30 June 2011.

Saeed Abdul Ghaffar Hussain, Vice President of UAE FA and Kamran Khan, Deputy Managing Director of Panasonic Middle East & Africa
07:34 GMT
(press release)

Panasonic announced the signing of a partnership agreement with the United Arab Emirates Football Association to become the official electronics partner of the UAE FA.

July 24, 2011

Saaed Fadhel Al Mazrooei, President and CEO of EMAL
11:19 GMT
(press release)

EMAL has announced that Phase II of its operational plan will go ahead after the company’s board of directors approved a $4.5bn investment.

LG Harat League after the finale game
08:57 GMT
(press release)

LG Harat League concluded the finale game after four exciting months successively, with the participation of 500 teams and 3500 players.

Danube BUILDMART in India
08:22 GMT
(press release)

Danube Building Materials has opened its second BUILDMART branch yesterday (July 23, 2011) at the Multi Planet Mall in Pune, India.

Monther Al Harthi, CEO, Al Rabie Saudi Foods
07:59 GMT
(press release)

Al Rabie Saudi Food Co. has recently led a donation campaign to raise funds for charities in all regions of Saudi Arabia.

July 20, 2011

LG new steam dishwasher
10:17 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics will soon unveil its new steam dishwasher with TrueSteam technology.

RAK Ceramics showroom in Sharjah
09:56 GMT
(press release)

RAK Ceramics, announced that it has opened a second showroom in Sharjah in response to overwhelming customer demand in the emirate.

July 19, 2011

LEGRIA HF G10 from Canon
11:59 GMT
(press release)

Canon Middle East today launches the LEGRIA HF G10, offering professional image quality in a compact, consumer-friendly camcorder.