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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.
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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.

May 16, 2011

David Dronfield, General Manager, Storage & Handling Solutions Division at FAMCO, receiving the award
07:48 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Auto Machinery Company (FAMCO) was awarded ‘Material Handling Provider of the Year 2011’ at the Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATA) held in Dubai recently.

LG Free Service campaign cars in Beirut
07:42 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics Beirut is organizing a full week of Free Services on all LG AC products.

May 15, 2011

Kraft Foods is a global leader in snacks, with an unrivaled portfolio of brands people love
13:44 GMT
(press release)

Kraft Foods has reported strong first quarter 2011 results for its global operation, driven by continued investments in marketing and innovation.

Samsung ST95 camera
12:47 GMT
(press release)

Samsung announced today the ST95, ST90 and ST30, the latest additions to its ultra-slim, stylish design range, delivering the perfect balance between style and functionality.

Jumbo's 70,000sq ft customer service centre in Jebel Ali Industrial, Dubai
11:54 GMT
(press release)

Jumbo Electronics reinforced its commitment to customer service on the first anniversary of the opening of its 70,000sq ft customer service centre in Jebel Ali Industrial.

During the opening of the Jotun Paints’ new offices in Bilda Mall, Riyadh
10:47 GMT
(press release)

Jotun Paints, is moving towards strengthening its presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) with the opening of the company’s new offices in Bilda Mall, Riyadh.

Samsung will provide financial and technological aid to schools in Upper Egypt creating a modern learning environment for the children
10:33 GMT
(press release)

Samsung launched a new CSR initiative to empower the technological skills of Upper Egypt’s children under its campaign, “Samsung Hope for Children.”

DUBAL receiving the awards
09:49 GMT
(press release)

DUBAL is renowned two category awards in the 2011 Ideas.Arabia Idea of the Year competition.

Electro Focus (EF) mount lens from Canon
09:05 GMT
(press release)

Canon today announces another EOS milestone with the production of its 60 millionth EF lens, 24 years after the first EF lens launched.

ALUMINIUM Dubai 2011 registered a record visitor turnout, as footfall increased by 8% compared to the previous year, to reach 3,000 visitors from over 50 countries
07:59 GMT
(press release)

ALUMINIUM Dubai has recently concluded with trade exhibitors reporting a significant increase in the number and total value of projects that were signed.

Professional Korean experts in Jordan supervised the work on the AC units
06:50 GMT
(press release)

Samsung and its affiliated company UPB concluded their campaign titled “Free Week of Maintenance for Samsung AC units” for all clients in Jordan.

May 12, 2011

Emirates Green Building Council certification
14:08 GMT
(press release)

RAK Paints, has announced that it has been included as Corporate Member of the Emirates Green Building Council.

Eric Berchtold, Severin’s Area Director, Middle East and Africa
12:52 GMT
(press release)

Germany’s Severin, the maker of quality small domestic appliances has announced its foray into the Levant, starting in Jordan with Homeplug.

During the press conference
11:21 GMT
(press release)

Al Jomaih, the bottler of PepsiCo products including Aquafina, announced that that its plants in Riyadh and Qassim have received ISO Certificate 22000:2005.

The program consists of an initiative to change traditional light bulbs and replace them with energy efficient bulbs for free
10:19 GMT
(press release)

Philips announced that it has been awarded a contract by the Mexican Ministry of Energy to replace 22.9 million light bulbs with energy efficient bulbs in 2011.