Monday 26 July 2021

Toyota, Community Jameel handover 8 vehicles to IRC Lebanon

Toyota Motor Corporation and Community Jameel recently completed the handover of eight brand-new vehicles to the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Lebanon, underlining a shared commitment to supporting humanitarian causes in the region.   The vehicles were


DIFC invests in legaltech startup Clara

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), a leading global financial centre in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, has announced that it has invested in UK-based legaltech startup, Clara.   Clara's innovative platform digitises and auto


TikTok For Business introduces Spark Ads

TikTok For Business has announced the launch of Spark Ads in the Middle East, Africa and Turkey – a new native ad display format. It enables brands and businesses to boost not only their own popular organic posts but also amplify relevant content shared by the community. &n


Maggi launches unique online nutritional scoring tool

Maggi has launched MyMenu IQ, a unique online nutritional scoring tool that evaluates and measures the nutritional balance of diverse recipes on the Maggi Arabia website. It will help individuals and families cook healthier and tastier dishes at home; and choose food and meal combinations tha


Alibaba Cloud Pin unveiled

Alibaba Group, the Worldwide TOP Partner of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has unveiled the Alibaba Cloud Pin, a cloud-based digital pin, for the broadcasting and media professionals at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.    The pin can be worn either


Tokyo Olympic Games begin amid Covid-19 concerns

The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics was held on Friday night in a nearly empty National Stadium amid unprecedented challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic.   The ceremony raised the curtain on the biggest sporting spectacle held since the virus took


Global startup funding spikes 157% in Q2

The global startup funding has skyrocketed in recent quarters hitting new historical levels despite the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The recent funding shows that the sector has recovered from the health crisis.   According to data acquired by


Prizes worth $408,386 up for grabs at Sharjah date festival

The 5th edition of the four-day Al Dhaid Date Festival, organised by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI), kicks off on July 22, 2021 at Expo Al Dhaid with prizes worth AED1.5 million ($408,386) up for grabs.   This year's festival, which wi


Saudi extends permits, visas for expats until Aug 31

Saudi Arabia  will automatically extend the validity of residence permits (Iqama) for expatriates outside the Kingdom in addition to extending the validity of visit visas and exit and re-entry visas without fees until August 31. This extension, which is being carried out by


HFI signs four new legal alliances

Hugh Fraser International (HFI) has announced the signing of four new legal alliances in key growth markets for HFI including in Saudi Arabia.   Al Suweikat and Al Busaies Law Office in Al Khobar will support HFI clients with additional key expertise for clients

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