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  • Don’t talk

    Don’t talk

    The UAE’s ranking in the world press freedom index has fallen by more than 15 places since 2008. Why?

    October 21, 2009 1:38
  • The rising illness

    The rising illness

    Bahrain, which is suffering from high rates of absenteeism at work, has now approved a new plan that allows civil servants in the country to take a week off to support ill family members.

    October 20, 2009 2:16
  • Philips Announces the Phase-out of Incandescent lamps in the GCC

    Philips Announces the Phase-out of Incandescent lamps in the GCC

    Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) today announces that it will unilaterally phase-out incandescent lamps in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) starting with 100W and higher incandescent light bulbs as per 1 September 2010, followed by the 75W in 2012; 60W in 2014 and in 2016 40W, 25W and 15W. With this plan, Philips is taking another step to help reduce energy consumption and carbon emission by supporting the switch to energy efficient lighting solutions. With the switch, consumers will save money without compromising on quality and style. Philips provides a comprehensive range of alternatives that help consumers to create the perfect ambiance at home.

    October 20, 2009 12:00
 
 
 
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