Wednesday 29 March 2017

FIA Formula 2 test set to open in Bahrain

The second pre-season test of the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship kicks off tomorrow, with another three-day session taking place this time at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain.    The teams and drivers will look to improve their cars fro


Aramco signs MoU to boost Eastern Province CSR

Saudi Aramco has signed a cooperative memorandum of understanding with the Eastern Province Council for Social Responsibility (EPCSR) to create a deep-rooted corporate social responsibility culture in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. The MoU was signed by Princess Abeer Bint


Frost & Sullivan to honour excellence in Middle East

Frost & Sullivan will honour innovation and excellence across all Industries in the Middle East at a gala event in Dubai in May. The "2017 Growth Excellence in Best Practices Awards Banquet - Middle East" will be held on May 24, at Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai.


Total, Badminton World Federation extend partnership

Total and the Badminton World Federation (BWF) recently announced a three-year extension of their partnership until 2021, following the completion of a previous three-year partnership. Through the extended partnership, brokered by Infront Sports & Media, Total will continue as the


Batelco Challenge promises great day of horseracing

Batelco, as part of its commitment to sporting events, is sponsoring the 2017 Batelco Challenge, a major day’s horseracing, to be held on March 31 at the Rashid Equestrian & Horse Racing Club in Sakhir.   As part of the great day of racing, two trophies will be giv


DP World delivers 4.5m litres of water to Somaliland

Dubai-based global marine terminal operator DP World said it has begun delivering over 4.5 million litres of water to people living in villages in the Sahil region of Somaliland. The water will be distributed in 410 tankers, carrying 11,000 litres each. The aid is estimated to re


Sudanese jet with 44 on board crashes, many injured

A passenger jet carrying 45 people crash-landed in South Sudan's north-western city of Wau on Saturday, leaving at least 14 people injured, said a report citing government and airport officials. Visibility is said to have been poor when the South Supreme Airlines plane crashe


Dubai developer launches new happiness advisory

Dubai's United World Infrastructure (UWI), a global infrastructure investment and development company, has launched its new advisory offering that will allow it to work with cities across the Middle East and the world to measure and improve the happiness of residents. UWI sai


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