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AMMAN — A number of agricultural associations, unions and private sector institutions have recently called on the government to impose a transit tax on Syrian agricultural products passing through the Kingdom.



Philippines pushes as a global brand at Expo 2020 Dubai...
June 17, 2019

DUBAI — New Perspective Media Group has paid a courtesy visit at the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) headquarters in Makati, Philippines to discuss marketing"...

TMS Tanker Conference 2019 set
June 17, 2019

DUBAI — Preparations for The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference, which will take place in Dubai at The Atlantis, the Palm, on Oct. 22 this year, are rapidly gathering"...


June 17, 2019

Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale, the Japanese government said after hosting the two-day ministerial meeting.
Environment and energy ministers of the Group of 20 major economies met this weekend in Karuizawa, northwest of Tokyo, ahead of the G20 summit in Osaka, western Japan,
on June 28-29.
One of the top issues was ocean plastic waste as images of plastic debris-strewn beaches and dead animals with stomachs full of plastic have sparked outrage, with many countries banning plastic bags"...

June 17, 2019

DUBAI — Over the past decade, the amount of data generated has exploded; data growth and sprawl is so rampant that by 2025 we will generate more than 175 zettabytes of data each year, up almost two thirds from 2018. Organizations need to manage and protect this data no matter where it resides, but according to the latest industry survey results released Sunday from Veeam Software, the leader in Backup solutions that enable Cloud Data Management, 73% of organizations globally admit to not being able to meet users’ demands for uninterrupted access to data and services, costing the typical company $20 million a year. This highlights"...

June 17, 2019

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The sultanate’s national airline Oman Air has halted its 2019 expansion plans following the suspension of its five Boeing 737 Max aircraft, Oman News Agency (ONA) reported on Friday.

“The company’s expansion plans for the year 2019 have been halted due to the suspension of our five 737 Max aircraft and also the non-delivery of additional three 737 Max jets that were scheduled to enter the service to support the company’s fleets,” Abdulaziz al Raisi, chief"...

June 17, 2019

The opening shows of Milan Fashion Week underscored a world in transition.

Ermenegildo Zegna invited guests to an abandoned and gutted former steelworks on the outskirts of Milan that symbolises both the region’s deindustrialisation but also offers the prospects for rebirth as the site of a major redevelopment plan.

In a green oasis in the heart of the city, Stella McCartney offered a literary and activist view on fashion, and the world, as she touted her message of sustainability.


June 17, 2019

Aircraft manufacturers and suppliers big and small will gather at the Paris Air Show to showcase new products and technologies, trumpet orders (both firm, tentative and recycled) and pontificate on the industry.

This year’s event comes amid concerns that the robust commercial aerospace spending cycle that has fuelled record backlogs is getting long in the tooth. Passenger traffic grew 4.3 per cent in April, which was an improvement from a notably weak 3.1 per cent expansion in March but off the long-term average of about 5 per cent.