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UAE launches ‘pioneers of digital economy’ initiative

DUBAI / WAM The UAE government has launched “Pioneers of the Digital Economy” initiative, which aims to enhance capabilities of young talents and provide them with the knowledge and expertise needed to develop advanced future technology that will positively influence the UAE’s economy. The initiative also targets empowering talents to ...

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Abu Dhabi discusses potential partnership with Estonia, Latvia, Sweden in ICT sector

ABU DHABI / WAM Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI) has organised a business meeting with a joint delegation from Estonia, Latvia and Sweden. The meeting was attended by Saeed Ghumran Al Rumeithi, BoD Deputy Treasurer of ADCCI; Mohamed Helal Al Mheiri, Director General of ADCCI; as well ...

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DP World launches ‘CARGOES Logistics’ new digital platform

DUBAI / WAM DP World on Wednesday announced the launch of its new digital logistics platform, CARGOES Logistics. The platform provides customers with a single-window solution enabling seamless, safe, secure, and efficient movement of their cargo. With CARGOES Logistics, customers can choose from multimodal logistics options, ship freight by sea, ...

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UK tries to juice UN climate talks with its net-zero plan

Bloomberg Days before it hosts United Nations negotiations over how to ramp up the global fight against climate change, the UK released a sweeping plan to decarbonize its economy by targeting everything from the finance industry to home heating. The masterplan will give British politicians something to tout as they ...

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Poland threatens to block EUclimate talks over funds

Bloomberg Poland threatened to stonewall talks on the European Union’s climate pact unless it receives access to the bloc’s recovery package, raising the stakes of a meeting of the bloc’s leaders on Thursday. Coal-dependent Poland seeks to gain some leverage over the EU by linking further talks on cutting greenhouse ...

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State grants emerge as Dems’ clean power program fallback

Bloomberg A White House-backed clean power program that was rejected by Senator Joe Manchin could be resurrected as a grant program that would reward states that increase clean energy. Lawmakers have been working on a Clean Energy Challenge Grant Program for states as an alternative, Representative Jared Huffman, a California ...

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Argentina freezes prices of 1,400 goods ahead of vote

Bloomberg Argentina’s government is freezing prices on 1,432 household items in an effort to cool accelerating inflation ahead of November’s midterm election and the Christmas holidays. Prices will remain fixed until January 7 on the products, a larger list than the roughly 900 items government officials had originally pitched to ...

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