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In general, investment in R&D and HT exports are positively related since R&D eventually leads to more technologically intensive production capabilities.
August 10, 2014 - 14:25 GMT
The countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are a special case amongst high income economies.

June 4, 2014

Rafiah Ibrahim Ericsson new president and head of region Middle East and North East Africa
09:29 GMT

Ericsson today appointed Rafiah Ibrahim as the new president and head of region Middle East and North East Africa.

Eco Picture Diary
05:25 GMT

Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF) is once again collaborating with Dubai Municipality and Environment Centre for Arab Towns (ECAT) to create awareness of environment conservation.

June 2, 2014

But the prospect of large job cuts at Alitalia and the airline’s debt of at least €800 million have been major hurdles in the talks.
15:47 GMT

Etihad Airways on Sunday said it is pressing ahead with a plan for an equity investment in the struggling Italian carrier Alitalia.

June 1, 2014

Samsung Food ShowCase refrigerator
08:49 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. launched its new Food Showcase refrigerator.

May 28, 2014

Sony  new Cyber-shot H400 compact digital camera
10:05 GMT
(press release)

Sony Middle East and Africa FZE has unveiled the new Cyber-shot H400 with a 63x optical zoom range, the highest ever in a compact digital camera.

Samsung Top Mounted Freezer RT6000
08:37 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Co, a global home appliance innovator, announced the latest edition to its premium refrigerator series, the Top Mounted Freezer RT6000,

Canon workshop with Kenyan professional photographer Osborne Macharia
07:43 GMT
(press release)

Canon Middle East put the spotlight on wireless flash/studio photography, on-location lighting, direction and basic editing at the Light Freaks Workshop held with renowned Kenyan professional photographer, Osborne Macharia.

May 27, 2014

Toshiba KIRA
10:02 GMT
(press release)

Toshiba Gulf FZE launches today the KIRA, a 13.3-inch touchscreen Ultrabook that combines elegant design, meticulous craftsmanship and unparalleled performance.

May 26, 2014

The Jaguar F-TYPE Coupé launch in Saudi Arabia follows a 42 percent jump in Jaguar sales recorded for MYNM in the last fiscal year
23:12 GMT

Immediately recognizable, the vehicle was built on the design of the stunning C-X16 concept sports Coupé and the F-TYPE Convertible – winner of the 2013 World Car Design of the Year award.

The statement added that inspectors also discovered that the vessel’s piping arrangement had been modified in a prohibited manner so as to allow oil sludge to be pumped directly overboard.
22:19 GMT

“The defendant violated environmental laws that protect our marine environment from harmful pollution,” said US Attorney for the District of Delaware Charles M. Oberly III.

During the event
10:36 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics celebrated the launches of household appliances that provide easy, everyday ways to conserve energy, reduce water usage, and create happier homes.

Canon ME supports 11th CSR Summit Dubai 2014
09:42 GMT
(press release)

Canon Middle East, a world leader in imaging solutions, supported the 11th CSR Summit in Dubai.

Mine workers at Ata Bacası mine and Işıklar mine, both operated by Soma Holding, refused to work at mines after a deadly disaster occurred at the company's other mine where 301 workers died.
03:55 GMT

Soma Holding, the firm operating the coal mine in which 301 workers died in Turkey's worst-ever mining disaster has called mine workers at the company's other two mines to start work “if they feel well".

May 25, 2014

Samsung Note 10.1 2014 Edition
10:30 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced that as of April 30, 2014 the Galaxy S5 and Note 10.1 2014 Edition became the latest KNOX-embedded devices to have received Common Criteria (CC) certification.

Sony Alpha 3500
09:47 GMT
(press release)

Sony Middle East and Africa FZE today announced the launch of the Alpha A3500, a 20.1 megapixel interchangeable lens digital camera to help photography novices shoot DSLR-quality pictures with ease.