Wednesday 28 September 2016
» deploys Avaya contact centre solution

The Avaya solutions are helping to increase customer lifetime value and revenue, while also enhancing agent efficiency. Avaya and Metco delivered a full turnkey project including supply, installation, testing, acceptance, and support services. With the improved custom


Speciality Food Festival to feature date market

Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) will host the UAE’s first-ever Global Date Market at this year’s The Speciality Food Festival – one in a trio of niche food events running from November 7 to 9. “In recent years we have seen growing requests for exhibition s


Bahrain plans new lifeline for farmers

A nationwide project to support local farmers and boost Bahrain’s agriculture sector is underway, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. To read further, please visit GDNonlin


SpaceX outlines plans to colonise Mars

SpaceX is developing a massive rocket and capsule to transport large numbers of people and cargo to Mars with the ultimate goal of colonising the planet, company chief and tech billionaire Elon Musk said on Tuesday. Musk outlined his plans for the Mars rocket, capable of carrying


Shimon Peres, 93, dies in Tel Aviv

Former Israeli president and elder statesman Shimon Peres died in Tel Aviv on Wednesday aged 93, Israel Radio said. Peres was hospitalised following a stroke two weeks ago and had made some progress before a sudden deterioration in his condition on Tuesday. An offi


Floods, farms fuel jump in methane emissions

A sharp increase in methane, a potent greenhouse gas, in the Earth's atmosphere since 2007 is the result of higher emissions from biological sources such as rice paddies, cattle and swamps rather than fossil fuels, researchers said on Tuesday. Methane traps heat, contributing


DHA, RTA share experiences in legal affairs

Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority (RTA) and the Department of Legal Affairs at Dubai Health Authority (DHA) recently discussed the best practices in legal affairs. The delegation from the Department of Legal Affairs at RTA was received by the Director of the Department o


UAE plans new laws soon to regulate drones

The United Arab Emirates will finalise laws to more heavily regulate the sale of drones and their operations soon, aiming to minimise risks posed by unmanned aerial vehicles, an official at the aviation regulator said on Monday. Dubai International Airport was closed for more tha


Engineering, production jobs rise in UAE

Demand in sustainable energy and digital infrastructure projects have resulted in a two per cent rise in online recruitment in engineering and production professionals in August, compared to last year, says a report. According to the Monster Employment Index (MEI), engineering an


Libya PM calls for national reconciliation

Libya's prime minister called for a national reconciliation initiative to repair the divisions in a fragmented country reeling from the turbulence that has followed the fall of dictator Muammar Gaddafi. Fayez Seraj also told Reuters in an interview that the battle against Isl

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