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Daily Archives: April 7, 2019

Abu Dhabi fund finances $1.12bn for healthcare projects

The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for international development aid, financed 78 healthcare projects in 16 countries with a total value of Dh4.1 billion ($ 1.12 billion) since its inception in 1971 until December 2018.   The fund’s interest in healthcare projects reflects its keenness to support international efforts aimed at achieving the UN’s Sustainable ...

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Super-fast engine tech in new milestone

UK engineers developing a novel propulsion system say their technology has passed another key milestone. The Sabre air-breathing rocket engine is designed to drive space planes to orbit and take airliners around the world in just a few hours. To work, it needs to manage very high temperature airflows, and the team at <a href="" class="story-body_… Technology News

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Business calls for more detail on Labor’s emissions policy

The heads of prominent Australian manufacturing businesses say it is not yet possible to quantify the financial impact of Labor’s proposed emissions plan, but some warn the added pressure could leave them little choice but to shift investment offshore. Emissions-intensive manufacturers are set to be among the hardest-hit under the Opposition’s expanded carbon-reduction plan, which sets new emissions limits for ...

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Now you can do banking through WhatsApp in UAE

UAE banks are continuing to set the bar when it comes to technology adoption in the region, with a new focus on offering customer services through social media apps. Dubai’s largest bank, Emirates NBD, and its Shariah-compliant unit, Emirates Islamic, have introduced ‘WhatsApp Banking’, which allows customers to check their account balances, the last five transactions of their account or ...

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$3,000 to Rent a Movie? Bringing the Theater Home for the 1 Percent

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Fred Rosen, the retired Ticketmaster tycoon, was eating a melted ham-and-brie sandwich at the exclusive San Vicente Bungalows and spouting forth about belts. Yes, what people use to hold up their pants. You can buy one at Walmart for $ 4, he noted. Or you can get one at Gucci for $ 1,500. “Every product I ...

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TalkCentral: Ep 256 – ‘Bitcoin’s back, baby’

<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-88788" src="" alt width="2156" height="1120" srcset=" 2156w,×156.jpg 300w,×399.jpg 768w,×532.jpg 1024w,×156@2x.jpg 600w,×399… Bitcoin Search Results

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BUSINESS MAVERICK OP-ED: Blockchain and cryptocurrency regulation in Africa

Although there is no specific regulation yet in South Africa, there has been a positive response from regulators who are working with the fintech and banking industries to find the most effective and appropriate way to regulate cryptocurrencies in South Africa. (Photo:André François McKenzie on Unsplash) Sub-Saharan Africa may have the second-highest population of unbanked a… Blockchain Search Results

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