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The Big 5 back with Women in Construction (WIC) Awards

The Big 5, the Middle East’s largest construction event, has announced the return of the Women in Construction (WIC) Forum & Awards at its upcoming edition which kicks off on November 25 in Dubai.    A powerful initiative focused on Gender Balance

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November 30 deadline for Prince Talal prize

The Arab Gulf Development Programme for Development (AGFUND) said that November 30 is the deadline for receiving nominations for Prince Talal International Prize. The prize targets the sixth goal of the SDGs 2030 "Ensure access to water and sanitation for all”.

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Revealed: Tips to attract Chinese travellers

Tourism businesses who want to attract their share of the burgeoning Chinese travel market need to make sure they have a Chinese specific website and brush up on their language skills to attract a new breed of more independent traveller – according to the panel at the WTM China Tourism

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Bahraini diver finds rare 18, 9 carat pearls

Bahraini diver finds rare 18, 9 carat pearls   A Bahraini diver, Sanad Abdullah bin Juffin, found two rare pearls, weighing 18 carats and 9 carats respectively, in the northern oyster beds (hayrat) at a depth of 18 meters. The average size of pearls

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Hungary unveils Dubai Expo 2020 country pavilion design

Hungary has unveiled the design of its country pavilion for the upcoming Expo 2020 event in Dubai.   Designed by Lőrinc Csernyus, a student of the legendary Imre Makovecz, the timber-framed circular pavilion pays tribute to the country's thermal waters on a

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UAE announces launch of new nation brand

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, have launched a national project to create and design the UAE nation brand.

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W Ventures, RedPeg to launch e-sports platform in Dubai

W Ventures, a Dubai-based holding company with offices across Saudi Arabia and Lebanon, said it has joined hands with gaming and e-sports experts RedPeg to launch its first on and offline gaming platform in the Middle East region.    The successful portfoli

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WWE presents first-ever women’s match in Saudi

WWE said yesterday (October 30) at a press conference at King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh that the first-ever WWE women’s match in Saudi Arabia will take place tomorrow, October 31 as part of Riyadh Season. WWE Superstars Natalya and Lacey Evans will perform at Cro

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Oman qualifies for T20 World Cup finals

In a play-off match in the T20 World Cup Qualifier yesterday (October 30), Oman's cricketers overcame Hong Kong to book themselves a ticket to the T20 World Cup finals in Australia next year, a media report said. Winning the toss and opting to bat, Oman were quickly in troubl

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Sharjah book fair secures record-breaking radio deal

Sharjah International Book Fair has secured a record-breaking radio deal that will see 22 hours of coverage during the 11 day-long iconic event. Pulse 95 Radio, part of the Sharjah Broadcasting Authority will do 22 hours live and another 40 hours of recorded interviews and featur

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