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World leaders condemn Houthi militia attack on Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi / WAM UN secretary general Antonio Guterres condemned the Houthi militia attack, which targeted civil facilities in UAE and resulted in a number of deaths and injuries. The UN spokesman said in the daily briefing that such attacks are prohibited by international humanitarian law. The United States also strongly condemned Houthi militia terrorist attack in the UAE, which ...

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Microsoft buys US gaming giant Activision for $69bn

  Bloomberg Microsoft Corp said it’s buying Activision Blizzard Inc in a $68.7 billion deal, uniting two of the biggest forces in video games to create the world’s third-biggest gaming company. In its largest purchase ever, Microsoft will pay $95 a share in cash for one of the most legendary gaming publishers, known for titles like Call of Duty and ...

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Agthia distributes 500 care packages to families in need

  Abu Dhabi / WAM Agthia Group PJSC, a regional food and beverages company, has marked the end of 2021 with a sizeable donation of over 500 Care Packages that were distributed to families in need across the UAE, which included a variety of food items produced by the group’s brands. Agthia partnered with the Emirates Red Crescent, Dubai Charity ...

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Aldar unveils AED1.8bn sustainable city project

  Abu Dhabi / WAM Aldar Properties (Aldar) on Tuesday announced an agreement with Diamond Developers, the mastermind behind The Sustainable City brand, to form a joint venture (JV) for the development of a fully sustainable and unique community on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island. The Sustainable City – Yas Island will span an area of 397,000 square metre in Yas ...

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Masdar to develop clean power in Indonesia for export to Singapore

  ABU DHABI / WAM Masdar, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, announced on Tuesday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Singapore’s Tuas Power, France’s EDF Renewables, and PT Indonesia Power to explore the development of renewable energy within Indonesia for export to Singapore. The agreement envisages the development of solar photovoltaic (PV) facilities with ...

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Deal signed to support innovation in Sharjah

  SHARJAH / WAM The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), represented by the Public Relations and Social Responsibility Department, signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the Emirates Creative Association to enhance cooperation and exchange knowledge and experiences, and implement and embrace innovative projects to elevate individual and institutional performance, in line with the goals and strategies of the ...

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Expo 2020 Dubai visits cross 10mn

  Dubai / WAM Expo 2020 Dubai visitor numbers continue to rise, reaching 10,188,769 visits as of January 18, while Expo 2020 Dubai’s virtual visitation passed the 65 million mark. The visitors were attracted by the first Global Goals Week to be held outside of New York and a star-studded K-pop concert – all underpinned by confidence in the event’s ...

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DP World’s new digital platform to streamline customs processes

  Dubai / WAM DP World, the leading global logistics company and provider of smart supply chain solutions, on Tuesday announced the launch of its new digital compliance and revenue platform, Cargoes Customs. The platform facilitates completely paperless trade easing the flow of the customs process using innovative technology solutions, including an Artificial Intelligence driven risk engine and smart valuation. ...

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Expo 2020 Dubai visits cross 10mn

  Dubai / WAM Expo 2020 Dubai visitor numbers continue to rise, reaching 10,188,769 visits as of January 18, while Expo 2020 Dubai’s virtual visitation passed the 65 million mark. The visitors were attracted by the first Global Goals Week to be held outside of New York and a star-studded K-pop concert – all underpinned by confidence in the event’s ...

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Agthia distributes 500 care packages to families in need

  Abu Dhabi / WAM Agthia Group PJSC, a regional food and beverages company, has marked the end of 2021 with a sizeable donation of over 500 Care Packages that were distributed to families in need across the UAE, which included a variety of food items produced by the group’s brands. Agthia partnered with the Emirates Red Crescent, Dubai Charity ...

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