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‘TechWorks’ brings dreams of Jordan inventors to life

  • AMMAN: In the age of Covid, Jordanian mechanical engineer Saliba Taimeh pondered how to deal with one contaminated everyday surface: the handrails of escalators in shopping malls and transport hubs. He came up with a device to sterilize them with UV rays — and this is where TechWorks stepped i...
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‘Burger King’ serves sandwiches flame-grilled by sun

  • Can it get any hotter? It sure can! The warmest day of the year in Kuwait just hit 50 degree Celsius (122°F), and the Burger King brand wasted no time in making the best of every ray. Flipping the down side of Kuwait’s infamous scorching heat, the Burger King brand partnered with SolSource...
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World Cup football fakes keep Dubai’s ‘Dolce & Karama’ traders busy

  • DUBAI: Tucked away in an old residential district and far from Dubai’s glitzy air-conditioned malls, the Karama area of the city is doing a roaring trade in selling World Cup football shirts. But if you’re looking for the genuine article, you may have come to the wrong place. Karama is Dubai&...
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Winners of Dubai’s Women in Leadership Forum honored

  • “Women all over the world (not just the Middle East) have not yet achieved their goals, and we must all work together to improve the role of women in both work and life. The UAE Government is supporting women, which is very important (for the country) as change is being initiated from the very...
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Why global economy has become a Rorschach test

  • After more than half a decade of inactivity on interest rates, the US Federal Reserve believes economic conditions have improved enough that it can raise borrowing costs. The only question is when, rather than if, to move.Central bankers in Britain, by contrast, are suggesting they could raise,...
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Weaker yen boosts Toyota as stocks rise 2.76%

  • TOKYO: Toyota shares have finished at their highest level this year, boosted by a weaker yen and a report that said the firm was on track to be the world’s biggest automaker in 2012....
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Wadi Al-Riyadh: Sandy solution to power crisis

  • RIYADH: Producing electricity from hot sand is being made possible in Wadi Al-Riyadh.Although in the experimental stage, the idea of producing electricity from sand is gaining ground, according to a website.The experiment is attributed to Hani Al-Ansari, professor at the engineering college of...
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Vast Moroccan solar power plant is hard act for Africa to follow

  • OUARZAZATE, Morocco: On the edge of the Sahara desert, Morocco is building one of the world’s biggest solar power plants in a project largely funded by the European Union.It is a hard success for other African nations to match as they seek to implement a new global deal to combat climate change...
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Vast Moroccan solar power plant is hard act for Africa to follow

  • OUARZAZATE, Morocco: On the edge of the Sahara desert, Morocco is building one of the world’s biggest solar power plants in a project largely funded by the European Union.It is a hard success for other African nations to match as they seek to implement a new global deal to combat climate change...
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US Treasury chief: Cheap oil will help economy

  • DAVOS: US Treasury chief Jack Lew says the beneficial effect of lower oil prices on consumers may not yet be fully apparent.The plunge in oil prices has unnerved financial markets in recent weeks as investors worry it means the global economy is weakening and requiring less energy.But in a panel...
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