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    Quick Registration “Corporate Social Responsibility” Initiative:November 20, 2017

    In a line with Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, Free Brakes Check-up for all residents in UAE available at Quick Registration vehicle testing and registration center.

    “The brake system of a vehicle is by far the most important safety system that it has. Being able to slow down or stop at a moment’s notice"...

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    Jordan agrees to buy little nuclear reactors from Rolls-Royce November 14, 2017

    British engineer Rolls-Royce is to begin a feasibility study for the production of small modular reactors (SMRs) for the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC). The two sides signed a memorandum of understanding at the British embassy in Paris on Thursday.

    Harry Holt, the president of Rolls-Royce’s nuclear division, said:"...

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    Experts discuss impact of tourism on sustainable development November 14, 2017

    The relationship between tourism and sustainable growth was the focus of a regional conference that began in Amman on Monday.

    Titled “Tourism in the Middle East and North Africa [MENA]: Competitiveness for Sustainable Growth”, the two-day meeting aims at developing sustainable urban tourism in the region.

    Deputising for Prime Minister Hani Mulki, Tourism Minister"...

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    UNRWA makes $707 million appeal to sustain its services November 14, 2017

    United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Commissioner General Pierre Krahenbuhl on Monday urged governments, donors and stakeholders to “keep on supporting UNRWA in completing its mission”, highlighting that the agency is still lacking $707 million to complete its activities planned for this year.

    The remarks came during a press briefing held on the sidelines of the agency’s Advisory Commission’s meeting at the Dead"...

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    JAEC, Rolls-Royce sign memo to build SMR in Jordan November 11, 2017

    The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) said Friday it signed a memo with Rolls-Royce to conduct a technical feasibility study to build a Small Modular Reactor (SMR) program in Jordan for the purpose of electricity generation and water desalination.

    JAEC Deputy Chairman, Kamal Al-A'raj, who signed the memo with Director Strategy and Business Development at Rolls-Royce, Alan Woods, said the memorandum provides for cooperation between the two sides to identify technical, economic, financial and safety factors"...

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    Inteva Receives Prestigious Hall of Fame Award from SPE Automotive DivisionNovember 10, 2017

    (AETOS Wire)-- Inteva Products, a leading global Tier One automotive supplier of engineered components and systems, was named to the Automotive Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE®) Hall of Fame for the thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) skin first used on the 2000 Pontiac Bonneville. Inteva accepted the recognition along with its customer, General Motors, at the SPE’s 47th annual Automotive Innovation Awards Competition & Gala last evening.


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    Enevate Announces 5-Minute Extreme Fast Charge Battery Technology for Electric VehiclesNovember 3, 2017

    (AETOS Wire)--Enevate Corporation, a lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology company, announces HD-Energy® Technology for Electric Vehicles (EVs) which features extreme fast charging in only 5 minutes with high energy density and long driving range that adds up to 240 miles (390 km)—or up to 50 miles (80 km) range with a 60-second charge. This fast charge and very short charging times are better than any other Li-ion technology available today, while meeting automotive requirements for energy density, range, and cost. Enevate licenses its silicon-dominant HD-Energy® Technology to battery and EV automotive manufacturers and suppliers worldwide. This new extreme fast charge technology breaks down the barriers to electric vehicle adoption. EVs have been challenged primarily due to their limited range and drivers’ “range anxiety,” long charge times, and high cost. Now, Enevate’s groundbreaking silicon Li-ion battery technology in EV cells (NCM-based) can be charged in 5 minutes at up to a tested 10C charging rate to 75% capacity with......

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    Markazia Toyota Launches All-New OffSCAPE 4x4 Off-Roading Track in Jordan November 1, 2017

    Unleashing the capabilities of 4x4 and off-road vehicles in Jordan, Markazia Toyotahas launchedthe eagerly-awaited OffSCAPE 4x4 off-roading track. The event took place on Friday 27 October, 2017, at the OffSCAPE International Circuit, drawing the participation of various Markazia 4x4 customers, 4x4 enthusiasts, media representatives and social media influencers. As the first of its kind in Jordan, the track is positioned to become the new home of off-roading buffs, adrenalin seekers and"...

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    Biennial report on climate change launched October 30, 2017

    Jordan on Sunday announced its First Biennial Update Report (FBUR) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which looks at climate change within the Jordanian context and highlights local efforts to fight and adapt to the global phenomenon.

    The Ministry of Environment, which launched the report in partnership with the Royal Scientific Society and the United Nations Development Programme, described the report as a “scientifically"...

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    Workshop outlines draft national Education Strategic Plan October 30, 2017

    Key education stakeholders in Jordan, ministry staff and UN partners participated in a workshop held in Amman from October 17 till 25, focusing on finalising the national Education Strategic Plan (2018-2022), according to a UNESCO statement.

    The plan is currently in development with technical support from the UNESCO Amman office and UNESCO’s International Institute for Education Planning (IIEP).


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