Monday 24 September 2018

Betty Crocker celebrates Saudi National Day with a record

Betty Crocker, a leading brand of dessert mixes from General Mills, created a new Guinness World Records for baking the largest mug cake mosaic as part of the celebrations marking Saudi Arabia's 88th National Day.   The record was achieved in collaboration w


Saudi Arabia extends National Day holiday by a day

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered a one-day extension to the National Day holiday to include Monday (Sept 24) also, a Saudi Press Agency report said.   The kingdom's 88th National Day is being celebrated today (September 23).  


Whirlpool unit launches drive to cut food waste

Ariston, a brand of global home appliance company Whirlpool Corporation, has launched a new campaign to help tackle food waste and encourage better food habits in the Middle East. The initiative titled Fresh Thinking For Forgotten Food” offers simple tricks and tips for pla


Gunmen hit Iranian military parade; 29 killed, many injured

Gunmen attacked an annual Iranian military parade on Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least 29 people, which included both military personnel and civilians and wounding 53 others, reported Bloomberg, citing local mediapersons.  


Pakistan PM Imran Khan begins state visit to UAE

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday on a state visit to the UAE, a media report said. His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, led an entourage of minist


Fertilizer industry 'vital to global food security'

Fertilizer industry has a crucial role to play in addressing global food security challenges, as the world’s population continues to expand rapidly, driving demand for nutrition and resource availability, said top experts at the ninth edition of Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Associati


Candylicious opens two new stores in Dubai

Candylicious, an Emirati homegrown concept and a world-renowned candy haven, has opened two new stores in the world's busiest global hubs - Dubai International Airport, Terminal 3 and At The Top Burj Khalifa. The new stores feature a fresh brand identity and a design that bri


Saudi King oversees Ethiopia-Eritrea peace agreement

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz and HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman recently oversaw the signing of a historic peace agreement between Eritrea and Ethiopia in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The agreement, known as the Jeddah Peace Agreement, and signed at Al-Salam Pala


Mars plans $1bn investment in sustainability

Mars, a global business that produces some of the world's best-loved brands such as M&M's and  Snickers, is investing $1 billion over the next few years in its Sustainable in a Generation Plan. It comes after Mars CEO Grant F Reid last year warned that the "


Buses for new Riyadh transport network unveiled

Saudi Arabia’s Arriyadh Development Authority has unveiled the buses that will form the bus network of the Riyadh Public Transport Network.   This follows a meeting of the High Committee of King Abdul Aziz Public Transit Project chaired by HRH Prince Faisa

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