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Transportation from port to the retailer/buyer, how are the boxes placed: dedicated trucks for halal? Mixed with non-halal product boxes?
November 18, 2014 - 20:02 GMT
The halal industry and the certification bodies seem to have missed the boat on cross contamination challenges for halal certified products

October 1, 2014

Samsung Gear VR
09:09 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics introduced the next generation in wearable technology, the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition, enabling users to fully immerse themselves in a cinematic virtual reality environment.

Samsonite Python models
06:25 GMT
(press release)

Samsonite continues its journey into the prestige luggage market with the release of its Python Collection – a combination of the finest craftsmanship, innovation and textural sensuality usually only associated with the flamboyance of haute couture.

September 30, 2014

The vehicle models recalled include the Land Cruiser (79,972) followed by Camry (43,207), Lexus LX 570 (9,589), Avalon (7,382) and Sequoia (857).
13:51 GMT

The recall of as many as 141,007 Toyota and Lexus cars has been initiated in the sultanate to install Smart Stop Technology.

Vineeth Sebastian, Regional Sales Director-MEA at MMD and AOC
10:07 GMT
(press release)

MMD, the leading technology company and brand license partner for Philips Monitors and Signage solutions, has announced that it will showcase its latest innovations for work and play at GITEX Technology Week 2014.

Toshiba Satellite P50W
07:23 GMT
(press release)

Toshiba Gulf FZE showcases its latest innovations at the GITEX Shopper 2014 event and rolls out exciting promos for customers.

September 29, 2014

The key driver of Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors’ solid performance in the first half of the year was the recently launched Rolls-Royce Wraith.
17:33 GMT

Mohammed Yousuf Naghi Motors confirmed a 51 percent surge in sales over the same six-month period in 2013

The UAE’s Ministry of Health has announced a price reduction for around 422 innovative and produced drugs, as part of its initiative to stem the surging cost of medicines in the country.
12:54 GMT

In an effort to control the rising drug costs, authorities have been slashing medicine prices for the past three years

September 28, 2014

As per the deal, these companies will manufacture, supply and implement a feeder line project in the capital from the water tanks to three different locations within the city.
19:09 GMT

The Saudi government has awarded a contract worth more than SR1.4 billion ($373 million) to three local companies for a major water project in the capital Riyadh.

08:57 GMT
(press release)

PepsiCo-Jordan introduced during September 2014 its new energy drink, Sting, for the first time in the local market, following a nationwide advertising campaign launched under the slogan ‘Life Switched ON’.

Most of the retailers have gone out of supply as Apple fans queued for the midnight release of the iPhone 6 at major malls in the UAE overnight on Friday.
05:55 GMT

"Our units were completely sold out in 45 minutes and the next consignment will come in three to four days time,”

September 25, 2014

11:05 GMT
(press release)

Canon, a world leader in imaging solutions, will be the Sustainability Partner for the 15th edition of The Hotel Show.

September 24, 2014

During the event
08:51 GMT
(press release)

Canon Middle East announced today the intention to establish a new company in Qatar with Salam Technology, its existing imaging solutions distribution partner.

According to Israeli military experts, the country's submarines could be used as a second strike capability in case of an Iranian attack using non-conventional weapons.
04:55 GMT

The new vessel means the navy "will double its capabilities, it will be able to reach further and deeper, for a longer period of time, demonstrating force unknown till this day".

September 23, 2014

Dozens of Chinese firms are producing and exporting "tools of torture", from electric stun guns to metal spiked batons, to countries with bad human rights records, rights group Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
14:56 GMT

More than 130 companies are involved in producing or trading the equipment, typically marketed to law enforcement agencies, up from about 28 companies a decade ago,

Samsung UHD Ecosystem
08:48 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced its plans to further expand its UHD ecosystem by working with global content partners to help accelerate consumer adoption and access to UHD content.