Monthly Archives: November 2015

China-Arab States Expo facilitates broader cooperation between China and the Arab States

The China-Arab States Expo 2015 closed in Ningxia in September.

YINCHUAN, China, Nov. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire — More than 10,000 guests from 86 countries and regions were present at the expo. Most notably, the expo provided more room for cooperation …

Japan industrial output, retail spending lag expectations

TOKYO, Safar 18, 1437, November 30, 2015, SPA — Japanese industrial output rose 1.4 percent in October from the month before, below forecasts and a decrease from the year before, according to AP.
Government data released Monday also showed retail …

Breakthrough Energy Coalition to Invest in Zero-Carbon Energy Technologies

Bill Gates-led private sector effort to collaborate with public sector’s Mission Innovation initiative

PARIS, Nov. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire — The Breakthrough Energy Coalition, which launched today in Paris, is a global group of private investors that will take the risks …

Khalil named Asian football player of the year

GURGAON, India, Safar 17, 1437, Nov 29, 2015, SPA — Ahmed Khalil of the United Arab Emirates was named the Asian player of the year Sunday at the AFC’s annual awards function, AP reported.
The 24-year-old forward, who plays for …

Saudi Food and Drug Authority prevents entry of 15,000 tons of food products during one year

Riyadh 17 Safar, 1437 AH, November 29, 2015, SPA — Saudi Food and Drug Authority permitted to enter the Kingdom during last year food products amounted to 9,419,975 tons, through 472,137 consignments, while the authority refused to permit 2144 of …

Russian athletes to participate in events in Turkey, with extra security – RIA

MOSCOW, Safar 17, 1437, November 29, 2015, SPA — Russian athletes will participate in tournaments organised in Turkey, with maximum security ensured, RIA news agency cited sports minister Vitaly Mutko as saying on Sunday, according to Reuters.

Mutko said that …

Prince Turki bin Muqrin crowns winners of model airplanes 1st championship

Riyadh, 17 Safar,1437 AH, 29 November,2015 , SPA — Prince Turki bin Muqrin bin Abdulaziz, Chief of Saudi Air Sports Federation crowned the winners of the Championship’s Cup for the first Kingdom’s model airplanes concluded at Air Sport Airport here …