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OPEC basket price at $58.80 Thursday

VIENNA, The price of OPEC basket of fourteen crudes stood at $58.80 a barrel on Thursday, compared with $61.04 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations.

The OPEC Reference Basket of Crudes (ORB) is made up of the following: …

UAE announces $200 million financial aid to Pakistani PM’s youth programme

ISLAMABAD, The UAE government has announced the provision of $200 million in financial assistance to the Prime Minister’s Kamyab Jawan programme for youth development, Pakistan’s private news channel, ARY News, reported on Thursday.

The youth development programme initiated by Prime …

Emirates to launch services to Penang via Singapore

DUBAI, U.A.E., Emirates announced today its plan to launch a new daily service from Dubai (DXB) to Penang International Airport (PEN), via Singapore (SIN), from 9 April 2020.

Emirates’ flight to Penang will be a linked service with Singapore, allowing …

ADNOC Named UAE’s Most Valuable Brand for Second Consecutive Year

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has been named the UAE’s most valuable brand for a second consecutive year by Brand Finance, the world’s leading brand valuation and strategy consultancy.

ADNOC’s $11.39 billion (41.83 billion AED) 2020 brand value, …

US$2.5 trillion annual funding gap to meet UN SDGs, say experts

DAVOS, Switzerland, Philanthropic capital and how best to deploy it for maximum social impact, was the focus of today’s Davos 2020 high-level meeting entitled, ‘Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World: The Role of Philanthropy in Emerging Economies’, at the …