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Having been heavily subsidised for decades, bread is a main staple of the Egyptian diet, forcing the government to import increasing amounts of wheat to meet local demands,
July 15, 2014 - 21:03 GMT
The government is trying to create incentives for people to consume less than their ration of bread to reduce spending on wheat.

October 9, 2012

No more foul play play in Saudi as the price of chicken is set to drop
09:12 GMT

After a campaign on social networking site Twitter, the price of chicken in Saudia Arabia is set to drop by up to ten per cent.

Tawam Hospital
07:36 GMT
(press release)

Leading international and local oncology experts will gather to discuss best practices and the latest developments in cancer research, diagnosis and treatment at the Emirates Oncology Conference.

Dubai Ladies Club Balloons of Hope Initiative
05:34 GMT

Dubai Ladies Club, a member of Dubai Women Establishment, launched the “Balloons of Hope” Initiative, dedicated to patients, survivors and those who have lost to the brutal battle of breast cancer.

October 8, 2012

Al Nashama team
10:20 GMT
(press release)

PepsiCo-Jordan signed an agreement with the Jordan Football Association, under which it will extend financial and moral support to 27 players of the premier Jordanian national football team, also known as Al Nashama.

David Butorac, CEO of OSN receiving the awards for OSN
09:29 GMT
(press release)

OSN scooped two prestigious awards at the inaugural Gulf Business Industry Awards, reaffirming its leadership position in the broadcast industry.

October 7, 2012

Mouawad Boutique at Lagoona Mall in Doha
13:22 GMT
(press release)

Mouawad opens the doors of its new flagship boutique at luxurious Lagoona Mall in Doha.

Mohammed Bucheery, Tamkeen’s Private Sector Support Senior Manager
11:49 GMT
(press release)

Tamkeen - Enterprise Development Support Programme (EDS) saw significant growth exceeding its set target over the period Feb – Sep 2012.

DuPont
10:52 GMT
(press release)

DuPont Refrigerants worked with law enforcement in the United Arab Emirates playing an instrumental role in a significant seizure of counterfeit DuPont SUVA refrigerants in Sharjah.

Anish Kanaran, regional director for Epicor in the Middle East
09:17 GMT
(press release)

Epicor Software Corporation announced that it will be showcasing its next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution at the upcoming GITEX Technology Week 2012.

Bayt.com
09:01 GMT
(press release)

According to a recent Fresh Graduates in the Middle East and North Africa Workplace survey conducted by Bayt.com 74% of respondents claim to have received help from their university to either identify or apply for a job.

Eid in Dubai
08:21 GMT
(press release)

Eid in Dubai, the family shopping and entertainment extravaganza to coincide with Eid Al Adha celebrations, will be extended to two weeks, with all participating shopping malls to be operational 24 hours a day.

October 4, 2012

Mohammed Fadhel Al Mazrooei, Managing Director, Al Habtoor Group and Edwin Gil Q Mendoza, Acting Consul General of the Philippines and Gregory L Domingo, Secretary from the Philippine Department of Trade & Industry
07:31 GMT

The Chairman of Al Habtoor Group, Khalaf Al Habtoor, welcomed a delegation from Australia at the Group’s head office on Tuesday October 2, 2012.

October 3, 2012

Liali pearl bracelet
08:23 GMT
(press release)

LIALI Jewellery, the leading jewellery retailer in UAE extends its support to Breast Cancer Arabia, through the online sale of its Pink Pearls Bracelets.

Mr. Jamal Abdulla Lootah, CEO, Imdaad
08:09 GMT
(press release)

Imdaad has announced that it is providing power generators to address the temporary power requirements of the Dubai Swimming World Cup 2012.

During the event
06:40 GMT

The Chairman of Al Habtoor Group, Khalaf Al Habtoor, welcomed the Belarusian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, H.E. Aleksandr Semeshko, at the Group’s head office on Monday October 1.