Sunday 23 January 2022

Masdar’s WiSER platform explores inclusiveness

Women in Sustainability, Environment and Renewable Energy (WiSER), one of Masdar’s outreach platforms, has explored the positive impact of energy access on inclusive sustainable development.    This was done at its virtual Annual Forum, held as part o


AFC raises $400m in loan for critical infrastructure in Africa

  Africa Finance Corporation, the continent's leading infrastructure solutions provider, has raised $400 million in a new syndicated loan to support the post-pandemic recovery through critical development of infrastructure.   


Rise in cargo theft types driven by conditions at US ports

Third quarter cargo theft data in the US shows storage facilities targeted in 45% of reported cases; up from 20% of recorded cases in the same quarter in 2020.     Fall in hijacking and robbery of vehicles from 67% to just 25% this year coincidental wi


Key enablers identified for smart city decarbonisation

A trio of smart governance, renewable energy sources and efficient urban restructuring have been identified as critical components in decarbonising transportation in smart cities, according to several smart infrastructure experts.    The experts were from U


ITFC extends $15m line of financing facility to Uzbek bank

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), has signed a trade finance agreement with Uzbek Industrial and Construction Bank for a total amount of $15 million.    This will provide Uzbek Industrial and Construction Bank the needed funding to


AutoFlight starts in Europe; targets certification by 2025

AutoFlight, the Chinese eVTOL pioneer, continues its global expansion and sets up its first location in Europe, with a team led by former Airbus manager Mark R Henning is now ramping up at Augsburg Airport in Germany.    The team’s first task is to ac


Swiss Group offers free resources to help businesses

Swiss Group, a provider of advice to navigate the potential legal and administrative pitfalls in the UAE, has issued a suite of free resources to help businesses and individuals navigate the country’s rapidly evolving legal landscape. The management and legal consultancy ha


LG’s innovations earn wide range of honours at CES 2022

LG Electronics US swept up a grand collection of CES awards at the 2022 event across its home appliance, home entertainment and business solutions categories.    In all, LG tallied approximately 150 awards and accolades from various publications covering th


WWE returns to present Elimination Chamber in Jeddah

WWE’s Elimination Chamber will be held at the ‘Jeddah Superdome’, the world’s largest pillarless Superdome, on Saturday, February 19, 2022.   This was announced by the General Entertainment Authority, in cooperation with WWE. More details


Nation Towers’ ‘World of Illusions’ welcomes visitors till Feb15

On popular demand, Nation Towers Mall, the capital’s most iconic mall, has extended its mesmerising feature show of lights and 3D objects called the World of Illusions until February 15, 2022.    Running until mid-February, it is guaranteed to deport

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