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Damascus, SANA- Tourism sector in Syria has achieved positive indicators in the year 2019 in parallel with the return of security and stability to many areas across the country.

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January 18, 2020

Damascus (ST): The Ministry of Transport and the establishments affiliated to it have achieved a revenue of about 891 billion Syrian pounds during the past four years (from the beginning of 2016 until September 2019).

In a statement released today, the ministry said that the main bulk of the direct proceeds came from maritime transport 153 billion SP, followed by air navigation by about 139 billion SP and then land transport 130 billion SP, while the railway transport achieved about 8 billions.

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January 18, 2020

Damascus, SANA- The areas cultivated with wheat and barley in Syria for the current season have witnessed a notable increase in comparison with the last season as a result of the increase in the amount of rainfalls and the return of peasants to their hometowns following the prevalence of security and stability in most of the important agricultural areas.

Director of Agricultural Production Department at the Agriculture Ministry Abdul-Moeen Qadmani told SANA that the execution rate of the plan of wheat cultivation for the current season reached 70 percent out of the plan"...

January 18, 2020

Microsoft said on Thursday it will be carbon negative by 2030 and has pledged to remove from the environment by 2050 all the carbon the company has emitted either directly or by electrical consumption in its 45-year history.

At an event at its Redmond campus, Microsoft chief executive officer Satya Nadella, president Brad Smith, chief financial officer Amy Hood, and chief environmental officer Lucas Joppa announced the company’s new goals and a detailed plan to become carbon negative.

“While the world will need to reach net zero, those of us who can afford to move faster and go further should do so. That’s"...

January 18, 2020

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) and the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) have signed an agreement to set up a collaborative education program to maximize opportunities for students.

The deal means that students at AURAK who successfully complete three years of the undergraduate curriculum in Computer Engineering can be accepted at the Computer Science and Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Upon successful completion"...

January 18, 2020

The Tej Kohli Foundation has moved one step closer to a non-surgical treatment for corneal blindness as it prepares to enter into a collaboration with researchers in Montreal, Canada and Moorfields Eye Hospital, UK to develop the Foundation’s recently acquired proprietary technology into an injectable biosynthetic ‘glue-filler’.

The biosynthetic solution is a liquid form that sets as a gel at body temperature and which can then be modified to act as a tissue glue. The biosynthetic material has the potential to seal corneal perforations and cause the"...