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Tehran Stock Exchange breaks record
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Tehran Stock Exchange breaks record

For the first time in the past four years, the Tehran Stock Exchange index has exceeded 89 thousand units and reached the value of 89 500. The last record of the Tehran Stock Exchange Index was in 2013, when the overall index was 89 thousand. Experts in the market believe that the stock index will break the 90 thousand limit.  

Renault Surprise for Tehran Motor Show
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Renault Surprise for Tehran Motor Show

French carmaker Renault has planned an interesting surprise for the Tehran Motor Show. As reported by “Asr-e Iran”, Renault unveiled the Renault Sport RS 01 car at its Neguin Khodro pavilion – Renault representative in Iran – in last year’s show, which attracted many visitors who took selfies with the car.  

Iran-Germany sign oil MoU
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Iran-Germany sign oil MoU

The Research Institute of Petroleum Industry (NIOC-RIPI) in Iran and Raschig GmbH have signed an MoU to transfer technology and provide training in the oil industry. Cooperation in the field of transferring distillation tower technology in refineries and petrochemical plants, design of distillation towers based on custom manufacturing services offered by this German company,

Iran to export LNG to boost trade relations
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Iran to export LNG to boost trade relations

Oilprice.com reports on 17 November 2017 that Iran could ship its first export-bound cargo of LNG at the end of 2018, BMI Research said, after a JV between Iran’s Kharg Gas Refining Co. and Helma Vantage began talks with Belgian ship owner Exmar to charter its floating LNG vessel Caribbean FLNG for the short term.  

China ready to build hotel in Iran
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China ready to build hotel in Iran

At a meeting with the Iranian Tourism Deputy, the head of a Chinese investment group said the group was ready to build hotels in Iran. At the meeting, he pointed out to Iran’s capacities in attracting tourists, and said: “The increasing number of Chinese restaurants in Iran will certainly help to attract more tourists from this country.”  

1st Smart City Expo in Tehran
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1st Smart City Expo in Tehran

The first Smart City Expo will take place in Tehran with the participation of large domestic companies and a number of foreign companies. Domestic and foreign products and solutions for smart cities will be showcased from 13-16 February 2018 at the “Shahr-e Aftab” exhibition center.  

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Tesla and Volvo seek out 10-year old Iranian inventor

2018/01/06

The young 10-year old Iranian boy, Hossein Atayi Sangrudi from Karaj has already 16 inventions in his portfolio. Six of these are in the process of being registered. His inventions include the VTOL three-modality drones, gunboats, office furniture, miniature sprayer, multipurpose control for smart TVs, and so on.

Iran, US should opt long term relations

2017/10/22

In an interview with Persia Digest, Adib-Moghaddam said: It is imperative that Iran gets even closer to the EU, not least to keep the communication with Washington going, and to minimize misperceptions.

German Schiller Group Concert in Tehran

2017/11/14

The German Schiller Group Concert is taking place in Tehran for the first time. Christopher von Deylen, will be traveling to Tehran with his Group for the first time in mid-December to stage a concert at the Hall of the Ministry of the Interior over two nights on 11-12 December, at 21h30.  

Cooking Tour for Persian dishes

2017/08/16

Two young girls by the names of Shirin Tahanan and Matin Lashkari are the initiators of a delicious cooking tour in Tehran. Shirin cooks and Matin organizes the tour.  

New find in Persepolis

2017/08/20

The newly discovered gates in Persepolis will soon be turned into a museum site once all the protective and safety measures have been completed.

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Pakistanis return to Iran by train

2018/01/20

After nearly twelve years, Iran and Pakistan have decided to get back on the railway tracks and begin running passenger trains between the two neighboring countries as from September 2018.

A building and history burned to the ground

2018/01/20

One year ago today, it was on 20 January 2017 that plumes of thick smoke rose to the sky and brought the bad omen of the famous Plasco building burning in central Tehran; an old city landmark and commercial center that lived only for 53 years before going up in smoke.

Fajr Theater Festival celebrates pioneers

2018/01/20

The 36th Fajr International Theater Festival is celebrating the works of three of its veterans, Ahmad Damud, Hushang Azadivar, and Jamshid Khanian. Their names have been printed in the Festival catalogue and the date has been set for the closing ceremony.  

Vermiculus (music)

2018/01/19

Artist: Constantinople Band Album: Clouds Genre: World music Year: 2006   (Persia Digest) – “Vermiculus” is performed by the Iranian-Canadian band “Constantinople”. It is a fusion piece of European music played with “Daf” percussion instrument. Percussion instruments can be combined with music from around the world.

Ali Rahbari in concert with Korean artist

2018/01/19

Following a concert with the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, former conductor of the Tehran Symphony Orchestra, Ali Rahbari, will be performing with musicians from S Korea end-January.