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In spite of being a key provider of food, Asia has received little attention from the Gulf to date
April 9, 2014 - 18:23 GMT
Fearing a disruption in Ukraine’s exports, corn prices rose 20 per cent year-to-date, while wheat prices increased by 13.5 per cent.

January 5, 2014

The life sciences sector was less impacted by recent global economic uncertainty than other sectors in 2013, but regional turmoil and market volatility in the MENA region may undermine this trend (AFP/Getty Images)
12:18 GMT

Market instabilities and political turmoil in the Middle East may limit the growth of the life sciences sector in the region, particularly in terms of pharamaceutical, biotechnology and medical technology companies.

Canon Middle East at DIFF
05:33 GMT
(press release)

Canon Middle East, a world leader in imaging solutions, continued its support of regional cinematography through its first participation at the 10th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF).

January 2, 2014

LG’s newest refrigerator
09:32 GMT
(press release)

LG latest French-door and side-by-side refrigerators boasting the innovative Door-in-Door feature are on display at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas from January 7-10.

 India and Saudi Arabia will soon finalize a Standard Employment Contract to ensure a smooth relationship between the employer and the employee, according to a senior Indian minister.
04:48 GMT

India and Saudi Arabia will soon finalize a Standard Employment Contract to ensure a smooth relationship between the employer and the employee, according to a senior Indian minister.

December 31, 2013

LG Premium home theater
05:11 GMT
(press release)

With many of today’s flat panel TVs as thin as a pencil, the biggest loser has been the sound.

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.