Sunday 25 June 2017

54 face fund fraud charges in Abu Dhabi

A total of 54 suspects will face charges of fraud, money laundering and practising an economic activity while unlicensed in an investment fund fraud case related to car trade in Abu Dhabi, UAE, a report said. Attorney-General of Abu Dhabi, Ali Mohammed Abdullah Al Balushi, has or


New Axis WDR cameras show detail in dim light

Axis Communications, a market leader in network video, has introduced its new Forensic WDR (Wide Dynamic Range) technology in a number of new cameras enhancing the ability to capture detail in challenging light conditions. It allows surveillance operators to see forensic levels o


Immensa opens first 3D printing facility in Dubai

UAE-based Immensa Technology Labs, a leading additive manufacturing (AM) company, said it has launched the country’s first 3D printing facility. It houses over eight 3D printing systems and offers more than 30 materials for production. Immensa was established in Dubai last


Al Tamimi & Company names six new GCC partners

Dubai-based Al Tamimi & Company, a leading law firm in the Middle East, has announced the promotion of six new partners representing three offices in Bahrain, Kuwait and the UAE, thus taking its total number of regional partners to 60. Divya Abrol Gambhir, Ahmad Saleh, Jeremy


Qatar ignored calls to end terror funding: Saudi FM

Doha failed to adhere to repeated requests, sent out in 2013 and 2014, to end its support of terrorism and extremism, and involvement in conflicts in the region, said Arabia's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, according to a media report. He said the deci


UAE ranks high in Global Innovation Index 2017

The UAE has improved its standing in the 2017 Global Innovation Index, topping all Arab countries and ranking 35th globally to cement its status as one of the world’s most innovative countries. Globally, Switzerland topped the list followed by Sweden; Netherlands on the thi


TUV Rheinland wins key Gulf certification

TUV Rheinland, a global leader in independent inspection services said it has become the first international third-party testing, inspection and certification (TIC) company to achieve Gulf Standardization Organization (GSO) notified body status in Thailand and Japan. They join TU


Saudi Arabia 'working on Qatar grievances list'

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Friday that a list of grievances involving Qatar was being drawn up and would be made public soon, reported Reuters.    The minister, Adel Al-Jubeir, said Qatar should respond to demands to halt its suppo


May orders probe into London tower fire; toll rises to 17

Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered a full public inquiry into the fire that engulfed a west London block of flats, killing at least 17 people. That figure is expected to rise, as fire chiefs do not expect to find any more survivors in the burnt-out Grenfell Tower, in north Ke


Switzerland tops WIPO innovation index

Switzerland, Sweden and the Netherlands are the world's top three most-innovative countries, according to the Global Innovation Index 2017 co-authored by Cornell University, Insead and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). While the US and the UK have been allo

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