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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.
July 30, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
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.

December 30, 2013

Pfizer will open new factories in KSA ready for production by 2015 (Courtesy of Business Week)
12:38 GMT

Pfizer, Inc. is setting up new factories in Saudi Arabia

GE's Build A Bike Initiative 1
08:04 GMT
(press release)

As part of its corporate social responsibility commitment, GE along with its channel partners, joined hands and reached out to special needs students at Al Manzil School in Sharjah.

The KhalifaSat will be the third after DubaiSat1 and DubaiSat2, which have been built in Seoul, under a knowledge-sharing arrangement with the South Korean company Satrec.
03:55 GMT

“We have launched today, thanks Almighty Allah, executive steps to build the first UAE-made satellite, the first such breakthrough in the Arab world,” Shaikh Mohammad told millions of his twitter followers.

December 29, 2013

With the help of KSA comedian Bader Saleh, 7UP hopes its new campaign will bring laughs--and profits--for the soda brand (Courtesy of You Tube)
12:56 GMT

7UP is partnering with Saudi comedian Bader Saleh as part of its new campaign to market the Pepsi product to young KSA consumers.

During the event
11:36 GMT
(press release)

PepsiCo announced its Platinum sponsorship of the Saudi Arabia CSR Summit organized by IIR last month at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Jeddah.

December 26, 2013

Last December, Toyota said it had agreed to pay about $1.1 billion (€800 million) to settle a class action lawsuit launched by US vehicle owners affected by the series of mass recalls from the automaker.
15:30 GMT

A fatal crash involving claims of unintended acceleration sparked huge global recalls and badly dented the company’s reputation for safety.

Samsung HomeSync
06:07 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a leader in mobile technology and digital solutions, announced it will extend compatibility of HomeSync to more Android devices.

December 24, 2013

During the event
05:42 GMT
(press release)

Jotun Paints brought cheers and smiles to the many kids currently enrolled at Safe Center, a non-profit organization established to help children with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome.

December 23, 2013

Samsung GALAXY NX camera
07:25 GMT
(press release)

The Samsung GALAXY NX camera marks a new era of visual communication.

December 22, 2013

Samsung Curved UHD TV
07:11 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics announced that it would be unveiling the world’s first, largest and most curved 105-inch Curved UHD TV at CES 2014.

December 20, 2013

“We should not favour Emiratis over qualified foreign journalists,” said Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qassimi, chairman of Sharjah Media Corporation.
09:29 GMT

Currently emiratisation in the UAE’s media industry stands at just a little over 25 per cent.

December 18, 2013

12:02 GMT

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has rolled out a prolific campaign under the motto ‘Relax,’ to highlight the 17 different, immediate, and convenient methods of payment that it offers customers.

Galaxy Core Advance
08:03 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. introduced Galaxy Core Advance, combining the powerful Galaxy device user experience with enhanced features.

The aviation industry is booming on all front in the GCC. (Image credit: Shutterstock)
06:36 GMT

Sanad Aero Solutions, Mubadala’s spare engine and component financing and leasing solutions companies, which has engine leasing relationships with airberlin is now worth more than $130 million under a new sale and lease back agreement

Demand for iron has increased due to "abundant" projects in the Kingdom (Shutterstock)
06:29 GMT

Despite a recent stagnation, Saudi's iron market is back and thriving.