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Helium balloon team sets new distance record

The pilots of a helium balloon flying across the Pacific Ocean have matched a duration record as they approach North America, marking another historic day for the team that's already surpassed a distance record. Pilots Troy Br

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DHCC receives record 1.2m patient visits

Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), a lading healthcare free zone, said it received a record 1.2 million patient visits by the end of last year, up from a million visits recorded the previous year. About 15 per cent of the patients were

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Dubai motor fest sets new world record

Dubai set a new Guinness record on Friday for the largest number of car brands in a single motorcade, as a convoy comprising 58 of the world’s leading automotive marques completed a 3.2-km tour around the Motor Village. With

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Bapco achieves key safety milestone

Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) and its contractor employees have achieved a record safety figure by completing five million hours without a lost time injury (LTI). This is the third milestone achieved this year and is equivalen

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VPS Healthcare wins Guinness record title

VPS Healthcare, an integrated healthcare solution provider with a network of hospitals and chain of clinics, has won a Guinness World Records title for the largest simultaneous self-examination for breast cancer. As many as 971 wo

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Bapco achieves new safety record

A new record in safety has been achieved by employees of the Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) and its contractors with the completion of three million hours or 111 days without a lost time injury (LTI). The achievement coincides

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Suez Canal revenue hits record $508m in August

Revenues from Egypt's Suez Canal reached $508 million in August, the highest monthly level in history, Suez Canal Authority Chairman Mohab Mamish said on Wednesday. The official Mena news agency quoted Mamish as saying that 20

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Falcon posts record turnover of $2.3bn

Leading alternative financier Falcon Group has recorded a turnover of $2.3 billion, surpassing its target of $2 billion for the financial year 2013-14. Its profits also increased to $52 million, up from $44 million in the previous

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Daman Funds pays record high dividend

Daman Investments, a UAE-based regional investment management company, has paid a record high dividend for the second quarter of the year. Daman Funds have upheld their longstanding reputation as the leading dividend-yielding fund

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Third hottest July recorded this year

Last month was Bahrain’s third hottest July since records began, with an average temperature of 35.7C. Only 2012 and 2010 had hotter Julys, with an average temperature of 36C and 35.8C respectively, said a report in the Gulf

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