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UAE Announces 1,590 New COVID-19 Cases, 1,609 Recoveries, 5 Deaths in Last 24 Hours

Abu Dhabi, The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, announced that it conducted 125,232 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment, Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported. As part of its intensified testing campaign, MoHAP announced 1,590 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the […]

Six Flags Qiddiya begins design of world’s fastest roller coaster

Riyadh, Qiddiya Investment Company (QIC), in partnership with Intamin Amusement Rides, has kicked off the design process for the Falcon’s Flight, the signature attraction of Six Flags Qiddiya – a one-of-a-kind theme park scheduled for opening in Qiddiya’s first phase. The Falcon’s Flight is set to become the world’s longest, fastest and tallest coaster. It […]

Saudi Arabia Approves New Mining Investment Law

Riyadh, Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources Bandar bin Ibrahim Al-Khorayef approved the implementation of a new Mining Investment Law, following its approval by the Council of Ministers last June. The law came into force on 01 January, 2021. Minister Al-Khorayef said that to establish a mining law that would unlock this potential and enable […]

KSrelief Distributes 107 Tons of Food Baskets in Sudan

West Kordofan, Sudan, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) distributed yesterday 107 tons of food baskets in West Kordofan, Sudan, benefiting 6,000 people. This comes as part of KSrelief’s project to distribute food baskets in Sudan.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

Jordan Records 26 COVID Deaths, 1,540 Infections on Sunday

Amman, A total of 26 new deaths and 1,540 cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was recorded in Jordan on Sunday. With today’s fatalities and infections, the caseload and death toll from the disease have increased to 298,208 and 3,903 respectively, since the outbreak began in March, according to a joint Prime Ministry and Ministry […]

France Reports 12,489 New Coronavirus Cases

Paris, France today, on Sunday recorded 12,489 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, up from the 3,466 reported a day earlier, Reuters cited the country’s Health Ministry as saying in a daily update. The increase was higher than the government’s target of 5,000 or less per day and brought the cumulative total to […]

S. Korea’s Eco-Friendly Car Exports Jump 40 pct in 2020

Seoul, South Korea’s exports of environment-friendly vehicles jumped 40 percent in 2020 from a year earlier on growing demand for less-emitting cars, Yonhap quoted the country’s trade ministry as saying today, on Sunday. Exports of all-electric and hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles climbed to US$4.6 billion last year from $3.3 billion a year ago, according to […]