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How Butch can you get?“Dad, I want to join my friends at golf class!”It’s not the usual request you hear from a child of 10 in this day and age. Most of time you’d expect the majority of them to be fixated on some digital screen or another engaging in whatever fantastical concoctions the wizards of the Cyber-world had... Read more
Lose yourself as a new love story unfolds with a foot-tapping tale of romance for Autumn/Winter 2017.Inspired by the musicals of the West End our two could-be lovers meet against the backdrop of London’s warm autumnal sunlight, letting their feet do the talking. As they lead one another in spontaneous dance through cobbled city streets, stand... Read more
Outlines plans to increase market penetration across Middle East as a vital part of the regional growth strategy  Increase focus on product enhancement by introducing ‘local fit’ line up Panasonic to launch a new marketing campaign ‘Makers of Quality. Mastered in Japan.’ to reinvigorate itself as a leading Japanese... Read more
 Dubai, UAE,16 September 2017: UAE telecommunications provider, du, today announced that it will offer the new generation iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. du customers will be able to pre-order iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus beginning September 15 and both will be available in stores starting on September 23.“In the UAE there has been a lot of... Read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 September 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) announced that it has signed an agreement with Mashreq Bank concerning banking solutions for the transaction services of the ‘Tarweej’ real estate promotion initiative. The agreement was signed by His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD... Read more
Airbus to equip A350 XWB pylon with bracket Dubai UAE, 16 September 2017 - Airbus completed for the first time the installation of a titanium 3D-printed bracket on an in-series production A350 XWB. The bracket, built using additive-layer manufacturing (ALM) technologies (also known as 3D-printing), is part of the aircraft pylon... Read more
World Arthritis Day 2017 provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of early diagnosisDubai, UAE – 16th September 2017 – The Middle East Arthritis Foundation (MEAF) today reaffirmed its support to people living with arthritis, as World Arthritis Day is fast approaching and will be recognized globally on October 12th... Read more
Ten Globetrotter exhibitions are being held simultaneously in ten different cities for the first time as a close collaboration between TAG Heuer and its collectors. The brand new Avant-Garde concept, will showcase the brand's heritage and a total of 400 timepieces.Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 16, 2017 – The TAG Heuer Globetrotte... Read more
Confident Group is proud to say our Founder & Chairman Dr Roy CJ has been Appointed as the “Honorary Consul” for Slovak Republic which is a European Union State. As the “Honorary Consul” he would be heading the Honorary Consulate of Slovak Republic which is situated in Bangalore with Jurisdiction of Karnataka... Read more
Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2017:  Roger Dubuis is set to light up L.A. skies this summer with the opening of a new pop-up Boutique located on Brighton Way, a few steps from world-renowned Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, epicentre of fashion, design, art and culture in Southern California. The boutique will be the brand’s second on US soil... Read more
Danube properties wins two coveted awards at Forbes Middle East Award ceremony and Gulf Business Award ceremony simultaneously16th September, 2017; Dubai, UAE:  It’s yet another outstanding achievement by Danube Properties, the leading Property Developer in the region delivering affordable and sustainable development with high standards... Read more
Accolade follows implementation of Zajel system to government correspondenceSharjah,16 September 2017:  Sharjah Department of eGovernment (DeG) is celebrating winning a major government award for the quality of its services. The department - which works to enhance connectivity in Sharjah and to create preparations for a transition to a digital... Read more
The new case for the Reflect Tourbillon is the latest creation of deLaCour watches. An incredible balance between avant-gardism and tradition, combining a strong character and a timeless design.The concept of this new shape is based on the design principles and know-how of the iconic elliptical-shape of this case created by deLaCour. It preserves... Read more
ENEC Executives amongst 600 nuclear energy professionals participating in World Nuclear Association (WNA) Symposium, London, UK.  ENEC CEO, Eng. Mohamed Al Hammadi, updates industry leaders on evolution of ENEC and the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy ProgramAbu Dhabi, UAE – 16 September 2017:  A senior delegation from the Emirates... Read more
 

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The eye-catchy Honor 9 with shiny glass design is available now on SOUQ.com 20th September, 2017, Dubai, U.A.E.:  SOUQ.com has announced the launch of the stunning Honor 9 cradled by 3D curved glass with distinctive colors. SOUQ.com is the exclusive e-commerce website to offer Honor 9 with 64GB memory in the UAE at an attractive pricing of AED 1599. As a part of the launch offer, SOUQ.com is offering exciting free bundles with the phone. Already making waves globally, Honor 9 is going to offer design standards previously unheard of in the affordable smartphone sector. The tantalizing Nano textures precision carved into the glass with photo etching technology. The gorgeous curve is ......read more

20th Sep 2017, Dubai:  Wise Indian Academy to announce their management academic to Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan on Tuesday 19th of September, 2017, 11.30 am at Flora Creek Hotels Deira. WISE Indian Academy Ajman was conceptualized to rejuvenate the existing education system. The school, recognized by the Ministry of Education, UAE and affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi, strives to become one of the premier educational institutions in the region. Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan is a progressing school where learning is not limited to the classroom. The students have a series of interesting activities to widen the horizons of their knowledge. A tranquil environment prev ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 19, 2017:   Malabar Gold & Diamonds, one among the BIG 5 jewellery retailers globally with a strong retail network of over 180 retail outlets spread across nine countries, has been recognized with prestigious ‘Superbrand’ award by the Superbrands council. Malabar Gold and Diamonds is being awarded Superbrand status for the fifth time in a row. Superbrands organization, the independent authority and arbiter of branding, announced the achievement in the 13th annual Superbrands tribute event, which was held to honor the UAE’s strongest brands at Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City on 17th September 2017. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Sh ......read more

Over 15,000 attendees at this year’s Dubai edition of Annual V-Convention Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 19, 2017:  Hosted at the Hamdan Sports Complex from 8-12 September, Prominent Asian direct selling company QNET rolled the carpet to their biggest extravaganza of the year in Dubai, V-UAE 2017. This edition of the V-Convention was extra special as the Company celebrated 19 years of remarkable success and stability in the direct selling industry. Held with the theme ‘Do it Now!’, QNET continued to showcase their dedication to a holistic and balanced lifestyle throughout the five day event. The event featured Bollywood legend Anil Kapoor, National Ambass ......read more

Acer hosts its annual Middle East press conference to highlight its extensive product range  Dubai, UAE, September 19, 2017:   Today, Acer hosted its highly-anticipated annual Middle East press conference at Dubai’s futuristic On42 lounge at Dubai Media One Hotel. The event saw the regional unveiling and showcasing of the latest range of Acer products, and featured two of the region’s key speakers, including Paul Collins, Country Manager Acer Middle East, South Africa & ROA, and Joumana Karam, Product Business Unit Head for Acer Middle East & Africa. “At Acer, we place the consumer at the core of our business and innovate to ensure that we meet their ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 19, 2017:   Just in time for fall—Michael Kors is pleased to introduce a limited-edition collection of handbags inspired by the global fashion spirit and jet-set lifestyle of Michael Kors. The collection, which consists of five different designs, is based on the brand’s iconic Selma handbag. Architectural and unique, the spacious Selma satchel adds edge to every ensemble. Four of the designs celebrate an extraordinary city—London, Tokyo, Paris and New York—and one global-themed version highlights them all. Each handbag features a bicycle or helicopter capturing the exhilaration of travel while a plaque indicating each handbags’ edit ......read more

Economic stability, information, supportive infrastructure and minimal business risk highlighted as key factors   Sharjah, 19 September 2017 The unique business environment that Sharjah and the UAE have been consistently offering foreign investors, and further developments that are being planned in the direction to make the market increasingly more lucrative for existing and new businesses were the focal point of the panel discussion that opened the Third Sharjah FDI on Tuesday, 19 September.  Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council Ruler of Sharjah, the third edition of the Sharjah FDI Forum is taking pla ......read more

More than 1000 employees promoted since the beginning of this year.  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 19, 2017: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has introduced a new methodology for promotions in line with the laws and regulations of the Government of Dubai, and the Authority has built the methodology and mechanisms for its implementation in accordance with the principles of transparency and clarity.   Since the beginning of this year, more than 1000 employees were promoted. The DHA adopted the mechanism after in-depth analysis, reviews and has established a central committee constituting of experts from different departments.    The Dubai Health Authority ha ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 19, 2017:  This Fall, GUESS is proud to introduce Cuban Mexican American multiplatinum chart topping singer/songwriter, Camila Cabello as the face of the GUESS Jeans Fall 2017 advertising campaign alongside model, Alex Dellisola.  With a hit debut solo single “Crying In The Club”, Camila’s career continues to soar with the launch of her being featured as the star of GUESS’ latest iconic GUESS campaign. Taking inspiration from GUESS’ roots and all-American style, the iconic black and white campaign reflects GUESS’ rich denim heritage that has characterized the brand for the past several decades.  “I couldn&rsquo ......read more

Dubai, 19th September, 2017: Alpen Capital, an investment banking advisory firm, announced the publication of its research report titled “GCC-India corridor – Investment opportunities and challenges”. This report presents the state of economic relations between the GCC and India by analyzing the trend in investment flows and the strategic government initiatives to strengthen ties. It assesses the competitiveness of countries in ease of doing business and further identifies and discusses the potential sectors for cooperation and investment in both the regions. It also outlines the investment drivers and challenges in the regions. Lastly, the report profiles some of the promi ......read more

Competition will be part of MBRSC Science Event where scientific studies and space missions’ projects to the Red Planet will be presented by candidates September 19, 2017 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre, the entity in charge of designing, implementing and supervising all the phases of the Emirates Mars Mission- Hope mission under the supervision of the UAE Space Agency, has announced the launch of the second edition of Explore Mars Competition.  The competition is part of the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre Science Event (MBRSC Science Event), that will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice P ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 19, 2017 – HP Inc. today introduced its latest range of products for its printing and computing customers in the Middle East. The new products were showcased during a press conference at the FIVE Palm Jumeirah ahead of GITEX Shopper and GITEX Technology Week 2017, where the products will be shown to channel partners, retailers and customers.  HP’s latest range of products includes an upgraded portfolio of printers, commercial and consumer PCs as well gaming desktops and laptops. Product details below: Printing: HP Sprocket Photo Printer (Red): AED 499 HP DeskJet Ink Advantage 3788 AiO: AED 255 HP DeskJet Ink Advantage 5075: AED 389 HP DeskJet ......read more

In line with its strategic plan to ensure sustainability of the aviation system 19 September 2017 The General Civil Aviation Authority and Spanish company Indra Sistemas (Indra) have signed a contract to develop a new air traffic management system for Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Centre. This initiative marks the beginning of a new and important era for the Centre. The new system will enhance and modernize its capabilities in order to cater for the growth of the air traffic management sector in the country. The Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Center provides air traffic control services to more than 2,500 air traffic movements per day. The new system which has been characterized as a &qu ......read more

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Dubai, 19 September 2017: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Dubai Government Excellence Program under The General Secretariat of the Executive Council of Dubai is organizing the 10th edition of the Dubai Forum for Government Best Practices under the theme, “An Inspirational Government Shapes the Future and Achieves Happiness”.  The two-day event will be held at Dubai World Trade Center on November 7th and 8th, and features keynotes of high-level speakers, including Minister of State of Ha ......read more

Five key opportunities have been successfully identified to develop the pharmaceutical and medical equipment sector as one of the targeted industrial subsectors of Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030  Dubai Science Park collaborates with The Executive Council of Dubai, Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority, Dubai South and Dubai Healthcare City Authority to identify, develop and promote opportunities in the pharma and medical equipment sector Nutraceuticals, blood plasma, 3D printing, super generics and next generation sequencing highlighted as representing unprecedented opportunities for Dubai’s healthcare sector Dubai’s industrial sector has seen “significant progress&r ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 19, 2017:   In celebration of Ferrari‘s 70th anniversary, the legendary luxury automaker has unveiled a limited edition Swiss Match watch.  Produced in support of the manufacturer’s Scuderia Ferrari racing division, the Maranello Ferrari Design Team-produced piece features a carbon fiber 44 mm case and dial, stainless steel bezel, rotatable inner ring and a rich Cordura strap. Pieced together by the craftsmen at Sellita, the new Ferrari Primato collection chronograph styles operate with smooth precision to keep the Scuderia Ferrari aficionado on schedule in reined brand and style. Priced at AED 1,075 the collection is available across Hour ......read more

19th September, 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE:  Abu Dhabi Airports announced today that it has achieved 65% increase in earnings before interest, depreciation and amortization (EBIDA)/ operating profit during the January-August period this year compared to the same period in 2016. This announcement comes after the company’s executive team weekly meeting that took place at Al Ain International Airport last week, led by Abdul Majeed Al Khoori, Acting CEO of Abu Dhabi Airports. The company grew its operating revenue by 26%, which impacted the 65% EBIDA increase for 2017. One of the key contributors to this increase is the passenger facilitation charge introduced in July 2016. Previously, U ......read more

19 September 2017, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates:  The UAE Space Agency is to participate in the 68th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), which will take place at the Adelaide Convention Centre in Australia, from 25th to 29th September. The delegation is being led by H.E. Dr. Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education and Chairman of the UAE Space Agency. Organized by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF), the IAC is one of the world’s premier space events, attracting more than 5,000 participants, from policy-makers and heads of international space bodies to industry experts and students.  Hosted this year by the Space Industry ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 19, 2017:   Since its establishment in 2013, the Rental Disputes Center (RDC) has worked toward becoming the international reference point for resolving rental disputes via an integrated judicial system that is characterised by speed and accuracy, and supports sustainability. In addition to settling rental disputes, the RDC also contributes to formulating proactive solutions that ensure the real estate sector is supported throughout every stage of its growth.  To achieve this, the RDC's team works with other legislative bodies and entities to develop plans and mechanisms that monitor market rhythm and respond to the expectations and needs of all parties ......read more

Dubai, UAE: 19 September, 2017:  The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s National Day will be celebrated in Dubai with great fervour, as residents and visitors get to enjoy a weekend of fun and entertainment on 22 and 23 September including concerts by popular Arab singers, in a reaffirmation of the strong fraternal relations between Saudi Arabia and UAE and historical ties between the brotherly peoples of the two countries. As part of the Saudi National Day celebrations in Dubai, visitors from Saudi Arabia will be welcomed with sweets, flowers and gifts on arrival at Dubai International Airport on 20 September.  Hotels in Dubai are also adding to the excitement on the joyous occ ......read more

Roundtable sheds light on implications of adopting integrity practices Event explores cost-effective ways to enhance corporate resilience, overcome corruption Dubai-UAE: 19 September, 2017:  The Pearl Initiative, the leading independent private sector-led, not-for-profit organisation working to improve corporate transparency across the Gulf region, hosted a roundtable discussion in partnership with Siemens to explore the impact and future of integrity practices in the region. Experts from international, regional and UAE-based organisations convened to discuss the business value of tackling corruption through implementing corporate integrity best practices. Carla Koffel said ......read more

UAE, September 19, 2017- Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, was recognized with the ‘UAE Superbrand’ award for the 12th consecutive year by the UAE Superbrands Council, the internationally-acclaimed independent authority for branding excellence. Husam Mahmoud, Marketing Manager at Al Ansari Exchange received the award at the Super Brands awarding ceremony held recently at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City in Dubai. Husam Mahmoud, Marketing Manager of Al Ansari Exchange, said: “It’s our honor to have consistently received the UAE Superbrand award for the 12th year in a row. This award reinforces the qualit ......read more

Self-service banking & customer service excellence is a complement to Smart City vision 2nd Generation Virtual Smart Machine launched at the Middle East Banking Innovation Summit in Dubai The state-of-the-art technology will offer new features including Cash Recycling, Coin Recycling and Passbook Update to enhance self-service banking  Offers Artificial Intelligence for decision-making and Know Your Customer questionnaires with chatbot technology  Dubai, September 19, 2017:  Emerico Private Limited today marked the launch of its 2nd Generation Virtual Smart Machine (VSM) that will offer enhanced features to strengthen self-service banking and customer-orient ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 19 September 2017:  LG Electronics (LG) is on a quest to redefine the possibilities of tomorrow by introducing the most innovative home appliances and electronics available today. However, recently LG has introduced robots into its product portfolio and has showcased a variety of soon-to-be-released robots at various events across the world that will reshape tomorrow to make the lives of the everyday consumer more productive and convenient. LG’s impressive collection of robots boasts simplistic usability and includes the Lawnmower Robot, the Hub Robot and HOM-BOT® in addition to the more specialized Airport Robot and Airport Cleaning Robot. The Hub Robot united ......read more

Dubai, UAE; September 19, 2017:  The Italian Trade Agency hosts 26 of Italy's most premium food producers at Speciality Food Festival, taking place on September 18 – 20, 2017.  Located in halls 5 & 6 of the Dubai World Trade Center, the 370sqm Italian pavilion will allow visitors the opportunity to explore, appreciate and learn about famous Italian products such as pasta, coffee, traditional cheeses, sweets, and olive oil.   Currently at its eighth edition, the Speciality Food Festival 2017 returns to Dubai to hold its largest trade show yet. The exhibition showcases a diverse selection of fine food, spices and ingredients attracting exhibitors and consumer ......read more

Marina Rinaldi and Ashley Graham The Model influencer continues in her role as the face of the brand for the FW 2017-2018 campaign Dubai, UAE, September 19, 2017:   The Korean photographer Hong Jan Hyun has used gritty black and white images to define the mood of the Marina Rinaldi FW 2017-18 campaign, featuring for the second consecutive year Ashley Graham. The American super model and influencer thus strengthens her bond with the brand, acting both as its face and international ambassador. Strongly reflecting the values of Marina Rinaldi, Ashley powerfully represents the universe of all those self-confident women who want to show off and play with their own physicality. The ......read more

Chart a course to Yas Marina this October for Abu Dhabi’s ultimate boating event Abu Dhabi, September 18, 2017:  Get ready for this year’s Yas Marina Boat Festival, which is taking place from Friday October 20 to Saturday October 21. Following the success of last year’s event, which welcomed over 2,000 boating enthusiasts and a wide range of exhibitors, Yas Marina has expanded the festival for Autumn 2017 with a spectacular nautical-themed schedule celebrating the very best of #LifeAtSea. The perfect event for seasoned sailors or for those who just want to take a dip into the world of boats, this year’s lineup offers a unique opportunity to discover everyth ......read more

UAE, September 18, 2017- The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) organized a workshop for health in all policies in cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean Region to highlight the significant role of non-health sectors and the impact of their policies and strategies on UAE’s health programs. It also aims to train decision-makers on policy development and program planning for all sectors to work together in achieving the UAE’s goals stated in the National Agenda and UAE Vision 2021. Dr. Aisha Suhail, Director of Primary Health Care Department, Dr. Fadila Mohammed Sharif, Director of the Health Education Department ......read more

DUBAI – September 18, 2017:  Today, TASC Outsourcing, a leading people solutions and talent management company in the GCC, unveiled TascTemp, an innovative online hiring portal which is set to transform the temporary hiring industry in the UAE. TascTemp is the first-of-its-kind solution in the region for temporary staff. This platform is perfect for businesses that need additional staff to meet peak-season demand, or require short-term staff for a crucial project or just to fill-up planned vacancies. Businesses no longer need to worry about last-minute temp staffing; with this service, short-term staff can be placed within as little as half-a-day.  Users can browse through ......read more

Around 100 Oasis convenience stores to feature popular school products Abu Dhabi, 18 September, 2017:  ADNOC Distribution, the UAE’s leading operator of service stations and convenience stores, has launched a ‘back-to-school’ promotion as part of a range of initiatives to help customers celebrate special events and holidays throughout the year. Around 100 Oasis convenience stores are hosting ‘back-to-school’ promotional stands, featuring popular school products such as Minion’s stationary. ADNOC Distribution is also promoting a ‘Little Falcons’ offer until 30 September, where customers who spend AED15 or more on back-to-school suppli ......read more

RENAULT, NISSAN & MITSUBISHI MOTORS TO STRENGTHEN COOPERATION AND ACCELERATE USE OF COMMON PLATFORMS, POWERTRAINS & NEW TECHNOLOGIES   New six-year plan set to achieve the following objectives: More than 9 million vehicles to share four common platforms Proportion of common powertrains to rise from a third to three-quarters of total volumes Additional synergies expected from electrification, connectivity and autonomous technologies 12 pure electric models to be launched, utilizing common EV platforms and components 40 vehicles to be launched with autonomous drive (AD) technology To become an operator of robo-vehicle ride-hailing services Alliance 2022, ......read more

UAE Exchange Group leads Series A investment round and will leverage the award-winning Swych platform to offer digital gifting services to its global consumer base, enabled through purpose-based remittances. Abu Dhabi, 17 September 2017:  Swych, Inc., the pioneer of the revolutionary Swych™ digital gifting platform, today announced the successful completion of its Series A round, with a major strategic capital investment by UAE Exchange Group, a leading global money transfer, foreign exchange and payment solutions provider.  Through this partnership, the two brands seek to tap into their collective strengths and customer base to develop a symbiotic relationship that wil ......read more

UAE, September 18, 2017-  H.E. Dr. Mohammad Salim Al Olama, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health and Prevention, recently met at the Ministry’s Abu Dhabi headquarters with Roman Golovchenko, Ambassador of Belarus to the UAE, to discuss opportunities for mutual cooperation in the health field. Both parties also tackled the results of the Ministry’s visit to Belarus in November last year. The meeting was held in the presence of Dr. Easa Al Mansoori, Director of the Office of Undersecretary of the Department of Health and International Relations The two sides explored the possibilities of enhancing their relations; exchanging experiences in healthcare services, training ......read more

This year Mitsubishi is celebrating its 100th year of success and innovation anniversary. Al Habtoor Motors, Mitsubishi's official dealer in the UAE, marks the automobile giant's achievement with the Mitsubishi Super Win  promotion - a special treat for its customers. One of the biggest promotions till date, Mitsubishi customers can look forward to great winnings, never-before value along with added savings while buying their favourite  Mitsubishi passenger cars. The promotion promises every customer a chance  to be a winner. What makes it even more exciting are the prizes which include AED 1,000,000 in cash giveaways, 5 Kilograms of Gold in gold bars of 500 gram ......read more

Ericsson sues smartphone maker Wiko in the regional courts of Düsseldorf and Mannheim in Germany, for infringement of patents essential for 2G, 3G and 4G cellular technology, as well as implementation patents Wiko has been infringing Ericsson’s intellectual property rights for several years without any license or compensation, despite negotiations since 2013 Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2017:  On August 14, 2017, Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) sued smartphone maker Wiko, in the regional courts of Düsseldorf and Mannheim in Germany, for infringement of patents essential for 2G, 3G and 4G cellular technology, as well as implementation patents. Wiko has been infringing Ericsson&rs ......read more

Visit to UAE-Jordan Camp part of group’s ongoing 2017 Year of Giving initiatives Donation of education supplies to benefit more than 2,500 children living in the camp Third year that group has partnered with Emirates Red Crescent to support camp’s activities  Abu Dhabi, UAE, September 18, 2017:  Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) has donated school supplies to help thousands of Syrian refugee children at the UAE-Jordan, Mrajeeb Al Fhood refugee camp in Jordan pursue their studies.   A senior delegation visited the camp to present the donation, headed by Khaled Al Mehairbi, Etihad Airways Senior Vice President of Abu Dhabi Hub and attended by His Excellen ......read more

“Manuela” wrap coat with belt in the same fabric. An iconic coat. Timeless, perfect proportions. Luxurious, in pure camelhair the Manuela represents the essence of quality and philosophy of Max Mara: to dress all women, with style and finesse, enhancing their personality. A true classic, the Manuela coat was first created in 1998 and is always available in the Max Mara stores in four colours: camel, black, red and navy. For Pre-Fall 2017 Max Mara also released four new colours: pink, yellow, mint green and light blue. #MaxMara #MaxMaraManuela “Every few years we feel the need to present a collection that is just about Max Mara, our brand values and our unique ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2017:  In the absence of a concrete test to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease, doctors advice family members to be alert and watch out for symptoms so that patients can seek treatment and prevent late diagnosis. Keeping in mind that early management can help the patient and his caregiver make better management and plans of care Presently there is no one test to determine if a patient has Alzheimer's disease, which is the most common form of dementia. Currently, patients need to undergo a series of tests to ascertain whether they have  the disease. Subsequently, misdiagnosis or late diagnosis are the common issues. Dr Salwa Al Suwaidi, geriatrician ......read more

EBTIC Innovation Club Will Develop Business Skills among Youth through Lectures, Workshops and Bootcamps Abu Dhabi-UAE: 18 September, 2017:   The Emirates ICT Innovation Center (EBTIC), which is based at the Khalifa University of Science and Technology, has announced the launch of the EBTIC Innovation Club (EBTIC-IC) – a dynamic networking platform dedicated to thought leadership and knowledge development in innovation and entrepreneurship in Abu Dhabi and the UAE. The EBTIC-IC aims to stimulate homegrown innovation with interactive events open to students, professionals, academics and government officials. It also plans to facilitate the growth of communities of start-ups b ......read more

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group Opens 2017 Editions of the Hotel Show and the Leisure Show in Dubai Dubai, UAE, 18th September 2017:  The leading events for the hospitality and leisure industry in the Middle East and Africa – The Hotel Show Dubai and The Leisure Show Dubai – were opened this morning (18th September 2017) by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group.  Taking place unt ......read more

September 18, 2017 – According to Sharjah Executive Council no.10 of year 2017, the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) announced that it has begun issuing permits for vehicles of tour operators wishing to enter desert and natural habitat areas, in line with its efforts to boost destination experiences in the emirate. Sharjah is known for its attractive natural heritage and wildlife parks, as well as an ideal destination for desert Safari trips and adventures, which has witnessed huge demand in recent years. The SCTDA confirmed that it has launched the new project, which grants permit for tour operators and other travel and hospitality companies to explore the ......read more

Dubai, UAE: 18th September 2017:  Sass’ Café, the legendary Monte Carlo brand will be celebrating Halloween by transforming into a spook-tacular venue. Guests can dine and dance at the “Mondays Made Me” Halloween edition dinner party on Monday 30th of October.  Celebrate Halloween like never before as Sass’ Café promises a memorable night out where guests can expect to get their freak on, sample signature cocktails and dance to hottest and thrilling tracks for an eerily unforgettable night. Staying true to Sass’ Café’s heritage, the restaurant will be offering its delectable a la carte menu and guests can savor the true flavor of the South of ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2017:  Customs World, a subsidiary of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC), has gone far to develop customs work around the world through contributing to customs performance development with tangible steps in supporting development plans in other countries to help them enhance their economic growth.  For this Customs World raised the tempo of its communication and visits to other countries to enhance ties of cooperation and partnership. Recently a customs development agreement was signed with Ghana following a preliminary visit by Faisal Eissa Lutfi, CEO of Customs World, and Adolphe Chaiban, Head of Development at Customs World to attend Por ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2017:  A new initiative by Siemens uses 360° cameras and virtual reality technology to introduce the people behind the company’s innovations and projects, offering a behind-the-scenes look at life inside Siemens in the Middle East.  Launched with a short documentary ‘Wake Up to a New World,’ the campaign – We are Future Makers – documents the daily lives of employees worldwide, using virtual reality to highlight the extraordinary things they do.  “Through this initiative we aim to shine a light on employees who have been curious and innovative, who have had the courage to think big and push boundaries with ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2017:  Within its efforts to enhance happiness in the government sector, Dubai Customs organized an event on 13 and 14 September under the name “Partners’ Happiness Lab”. The two event comes along the wise vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai who stressed commitment to make society happy.  The Lab generated a number of innovative ideas and initiatives which were discussed with the senior management team who directed the staff on how to implement and develop them to make partners even happier.   Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Custo ......read more

September, 2017 Dubai, UAE: ICS Financial Systems Limited (ICSFS), the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions, announced that AL-Thiqa Islamic Bank a newly established bank in Iraq, has selected the multi-awards winning system ICS BANKS® ISLAMIC System. AL-Thiqa Islamic Bank is a newly registered Iraqi bank that will be offering banking and financial services in Iraq.  It will be implementing ICSFS’ universal Islamic flagship, ICS BANKS ISLAMIC Core Banking, Murabaha, Musharaka, Ijara,  Mudaraba, Al Qard  Al Hasan, Time Deposit, Profit Distribution Trade Finance Module, Credit Facilities & Risk Groups, Remittances. The ......read more

18 September, 2017, Dubai – Saluting the essence of the Middle East and the values both entities share, Vacheron Constantin, the world’s eldest Haute Horlogerie manufacture with more than 260 years of uninterrupted experience, unveils a couple of exclusive Overseas timepieces dedicated to the region. These special editions blend the open-minded spirit of the Maison with inspirations from the Middle East’s colors and sights.   Staying true to their values and identity, both Vacheron Constantin and the Middle East region strive to transmit the essence of their heritage to the present and continue to build on their legacies while being inspired by their culture, tradit ......read more

UAE, September 18, 2017 - Arabia CSR Network, the Middle East region’s leading training service provider and think tank, will honor anew the leading organizations in the Middle East with exemplary Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs at the 10th Arabia CSR Awards, the Arab region’s premier CSR and sustainability accolade.  Set to take place on September 25, 2017 at the JW Marriot Marquis Hotel in Business Bay, Dubai, the Awards will make new milestones this year when it celebrates a decade of recognizing regional corporate citizens that exhibit strong values and commitment to sustainability, corporate responsibility, social accountability, stakeholder inclusiven ......read more

2017 Midyear Security review demonstrates importance of cybersecurity investments Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today released its 2017 Midyear Security Roundup: The Cost of Compromise, detailing the threats from the first half of 2017, which continue to disrupt and challenge IT planning. Businesses are faced with increased ransomware, Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams and Internet of Things (IoT) attacks, and now also contend with the threat of cyberpropaganda. Trend Micro detected more than 82 million ransomware threats in the first half of the year, along with more than 3,000 BEC attempts, reinforcing the need for se ......read more

The Manufacture presents the world’s most accurate mechanical watch. Zenith is writing its future… and the future of Swiss watchmaking. A new oscillator representing a major innovation in the watch industry since the 1675 invention of the balance and hairspring principle by scientist Christiaan Huygens. The 21st century Defy Lab achieves exceptional performance making it a master of mechanical precision powered into a whole new dimension. Dubai - UAE, Thursday September 18th 2017 – Zenith is writing its future and starting a new chapter in the history of the Swiss watch industry. Manufacture Zenith has been making mechanical watches for 152 years and currently ha ......read more

64 brands receive Superbrands recognition at Gala Event   Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2017:  Superbrands, the independent authority and arbiter of branding, announced that ‘NMC Healthcare’ has won the coveted 'Brand of the Year' award at the 13th annual Superbrands tribute event, which was held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dubai Festival City. Sixty-four leading brands from the UAE were awarded Superbrands status and the 2017 Superbrands book was unveiled at the event, also dubbed the ‘Oscars of Branding’, where the UAE’s strongest brands were honoured.   Speaking on the well-deserved win by the NMC Healthcare, Mr. Mike Engli ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2017:  Director General of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih reaffirmed that people of determination (special needs) are an integral part of Dubai Customs work system. “We empower people of determination as part of our strategic plan. They can integrate easily within our teams, and for this we always provide them with the suitable tools and means” Musabih said during the “People of Determination on the Top” event organized by Ghayath Volunteer Team in cooperation with the CSR section.  The event saw people of determination from different government departments take part in distributing 100 school bags to students of a privat ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2017:  NBK Capital Partners announced today that it has successfully closed its second mezzanine fund, NBK Capital Partners Mezzanine Fund II, with US $160 million in capital commitments, driven by strong demand from institutional investors and family offices. NBK Capital Partners’ experienced team of investment professionals in Dubai, Istanbul and Kuwait will manage the Fund, which will maintain its predecessor’s (Mezzanine Fund I) proven investment strategy of providing capital to middle market companies in consumer-centric sectors in the MENA region by way of mezzanine investments. The team’s track record has been one of the most consist ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2017: April, 2017 Amman, Jordan: ICS Financial Systems Limited (ICSFS), the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions, announced that AL-Thiqa Islamic Bank a newly established bank in Iraq, has selected the multi-awards winning system ICS BANKS ISLAMIC System. AL-Thiqa Islamic Bank is a newly registered Iraqi bank that will be offering banking and financial services in Iraq.  It will be implementing ICSFS’ universal Islamic flagship, ICS BANKS ISLAMIC Core Banking, Murabaha, Musharaka, Ijara,  Mudaraba, Al Qard  Al Hasan, Time Deposit, Profit Distribution Trade Finance Module, Credit Facilities & Risk ......read more

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 18 September, 2017:   Bloom Education, the specialist education division of Bloom Holding, announced that its contemporary cultural institution dedicated to promoting and imparting knowledge on the Arabic language, culture and arts, is set to open its doors in the 2018/2019 academic year, in conjunction with the opening of Bloom Education’s Dubai school campuses.  Bloom announced the appointment of Rayyah Fathalla, a prominent Bahraini jeweler and artist as the director of the Centre that will offer its facilities to the pupils of both Brighton College and Dwight School as well as to members of the community including artists and designers.  With over 1 ......read more

This partnership aims at enhancing the maritime sector in Dubai and the UAE, through providing professional media services dedicated to the maritime sector, in order to raise the awareness about the advanced skills and competencies in the maritime sector  Dubai, UAE, 18th of September 2017:  In line with its vision to be an international maritime hub and to create the best business and maritime services cluster, Dubai Maritime City signed a strategic partnership agreement with Tactics Maritime Creative Communication which is responsible for managing and publishing “Marasi News” the first maritime specialized media platform in the Middle East. In return, Marasi News s ......read more

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum MBRSC Science event will include scientific and education initiatives about science and space that brings together students, experts and decision-makers in the UAE  The event will host ministers, high-level speakers from the UAE, scientists, researchers in space missions and specialists  MBRSC Science Event includes scientific and research initiatives, workshops and interactive activities for all the society September 17, 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:  Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has launched the first edition of Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre Science Event (MBRSC Science Event) ......read more

Annual spend on augmented reality and virtual reality in the MENA region is set to top US$ 6 billion annually by 2020 Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2017:  With augmented and virtual reality booming in the MENA region and expected to top US$ 6 billion annually by 2020[1], the technology is set to transform a variety of domains, ranging from education to healthcare and most notably gaming, marketing and film. So it’s great news that GITEX Shopper 2017, the region’s largest consumer IT and electronics show, is putting on the most advanced display of new models at the best possible prices.  Visitors to the eight-day consumer-tech bargain bonanza, which runs from the 23rd ......read more

Dubai-UAE: 17 September, 2017:   Four strategic-level government agencies – Smart Dubai, Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), Dubai Sports Council, and Supreme Legislative Committee – relocate their offices to Dubai Design District (d3), the region’s first destination dedicated to design, located in the heart of Dubai in close proximity to Business Bay and Dubai Mall.  Mohammad Saeed Al Shehhi, COO of d3, said: “We are pleased to welcome Smart Dubai, Dubai Culture, Dubai Sports Council and Supreme Legislative Committee to our ever-growing community. Their arrival cements the position of d3 as a cultural and strategic hub for government initia ......read more

6th edition of ‘Dubai Next’ to be held in London from 18-20th September as part of the London Design Festival programme ‘Dubai Next’ 6th edition marks the final of series of extensive programme held in support of the  2017 UK/UAE Year of Creative Collaboration   Programme features the launch of a new ‘Islamic Art Economy’ book by Dubai culture, as well as workshops, talks and networking events with UK-based cultural figures Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 September 2017:  Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has announced that the sixth edition of ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2017:  Boston-based New Balance Athletics, Inc. announces the release of the 574 Sport alongside the opening of its store at The Dubai Mall this month. Located in front of the aquarium, the new store boasts prime spot in showcasing the coming seasons offering inclusive of the renowned favorite since the late 1980’s, the 574 Sport. The 574 Sport is a contemporary take on the iconic, off road running silhouette for today’s modern, style-conscious consumer. Designed to bridge the gap between performance and lifestyle, the 574 Sport combines New Balance’s widely recognized running style and its modern cushioning technology for a fresh, sleek si ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2017:   Michael Kors is pleased to announce that the following women wore Michael Kors to the Michael Kors Access party on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, in New York, NY. Kate Upton wore a black fringed sequined pullover from the Transeason 2017 Michael Kors Collection, wool-serge shorts from the Resort 2018 Michael Kors Collection and black Doris leather sandals from Michael Kors Collection with a Michael Kors Access Sofie pavé silver-tone smartwatch. Ashley Graham wore a black matte-jersey plunge bodysuit from the Fall 2017 Michael Kors Collection with black chain-embroidered wool-serge pants from the Transeason 2017 Michael Kors Collection and a Michae ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 September 2017:  Dubai Judicial Institute (DJI) has hosted a board meeting at the Maktoum Hall of the Institute under the chairmanship of His Excellency Chancellor Issam Issa Al Humaidan, Attorney General, Chairman of Board of Directors, to mark the start of the new training year. At the beginning of the meeting, H.E Chancellor Essam Issa Al Humaidan welcomed the attendees and congratulated them on the occasion, wishing success to the members of the Board and to DJI’s entire team, from training body members to technical and administrative staff. Following a review of DJI’s efforts and the results achieved during the previous training year, ......read more

DUBAI, UAE, 18th September, 2017— Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that it is accepting nominations for the 2018 Red Hat Innovation Awards. Since 2007, the Red Hat Innovation Awards have recognized Red Hat's global customers for the transformative projects and outstanding results they have experienced with Red Hat's open source solutions. Open source has helped transform technology and the Red Hat Innovation Awards showcase its transformative impact in organizations around the world. Nominations should showcase successful open source IT implementation and projects that made a difference in organizations ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2017:  With the Charisma Twist, Saint Honore has created an innovative new look at the timepiece as a stunning piece of jewellery. Elegantly crafted to sinuously entwine itself beguilingly around the slimmest of women's wrists, the Charisma Twist expresses oodles of charm in its slimline silhouette.   This attractive, original watch creation takes inspiration from the world of fashion, featuring a very trendy style with a wraparound strap.   The new interchangeable wraparound bracelets are available in pastel shades, which are very fashionable this year.  Green, salmon, orange, and more: the brand plays on summery colours while ......read more

As part of DMCA’s proactive initiatives aimed at ensuring customers’ happiness and satisfaction, ‘Shorkum’ initiative, launched at Dubai International Boat Show 2017, marked a great success in terms of meeting the emerging demands of the customers. The initiative provided smart, innovative and interactive communication channels with customers enabling them to share their ideas, opinions, suggestions. The DMCA’s highly qualified team dealt professionally and efficiently with the opinions received based on a clear and solid mechanism to continue the development of the maritime services, provide legislative updates, and improve the infrastructure and operational pr ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2017:  Eberhard & Co, presents the dazzlingly opulent new Gilda, resplendent in a swathe of diamonds and gold. This glittering addition to the famed Gilda line, comes in a special limited edition, that is available to select customers by order only. This diamond-clad golden beauty exudes the same sensuous feminine charm of its predecessors and its stunning good looks and sensual lines envelop the very best of watchmaking design and craftsmanship. Irresistibly sinuous in look and feel, the new Gilda captivates in a cascade of gold and diamonds, designed to make the wearer truly resplendent. What sets this apart as a truly special creation is the custom ......read more

Dubai, September 17, 2017:  Dr. Franziska Apprich, Professor of Communication and Media Studies at Canadian University Dubai, has been nominated for “Best Academic Professor Award” by the Association of Scientists, Developers and Faculties (ASDF). Dr. Apprich was nominated for the ASDF Global Awards, which celebrate exceptional achievement in technology-based economic development and highlight examples of success approaches. She was chosen for her dedication to introducing new and innovative technologies into her classroom environment. To date, Dr. Apprich has introduced two innovative systems designed to enhance her teaching methods.   One of these systems is SEPPO ......read more

Project Comprises Three Buildings  Revenues to Benefit Orphans Including Children of AMAF’s Family Village  Dubai-UAE: 17 September, 2017:  The Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) inaugurated a new residential and commercial endowment development in Al Bada’a area of Dubai, funded by His Excellency Ahmed Ali Al Abdulla. The project’s revenues will benefit the orphans in AMAF’s care including those residing in the Family Village, the region’s first community orphanage that provides more than 30 children with shelter, education, and support in a stable family environment.  His Excellency Tayeb Al-Rais, Secretary General of A ......read more

UAE economic growth boosting logistics sector says Bin Sulayem  Dubai, 17 September 2017:  Recent forecasts for growth in UAE trade are set to benefit the country’s logistics sector according to DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem.  A BMI report published recently forecasts a steady rise in trade of 4.35 percent year on year in 2017, driven by a 5 percent growth in imports and exports of 3.7 percent. The report sees positive economic growth for the UAE over the next five years due to government plans to diversify the economy through the development of trade, the service sector and tourism. Mr Bin Sulayem believes these trends will further encou ......read more

Salem Ahmad Almoosa Enterprises (SAAE), one of the UAE’s most prominent business conglomerates, paid tribute to its dedicated team and recognized outstanding performers during its latest Annual Gathering held recently at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Dubai.  H.E. Salem Ahmad Almoosa, Chairman and General Manager of Salem Ahmad Almoosa Enterprises, commended management and staff for upholding the spirit of unity, innovation and excellence which have been the hallmarks of SAAE’s operations throughout its over four decades of industry leadership. He also reaffirmed the Group’s commitment to maintaining a supportive environment where everyone is treated as family and give ......read more

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 17 September, 2017:  His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA), attended the graduation of the second cohort of EDA students, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Abu Dhabi.  His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan praised and thanked His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, for his unwavering support and outstanding patronage of the Emirates Diplomatic Academy that is committed to preparing young Emirati talent to shape the future of t ......read more

Biomedical Engineering Department recognized for world-class standards in the safe use of medical equipment UAE, Abu Dhabi, 17 September, 2017:  Healthpoint, the multi-specialty hospital in Abu Dhabi and part of Mubadala’s Healthcare network, has become the first hospital in the UAE to be awarded the ‘Certificate for Best Practice in Patient Safety’, after achieving an accreditation from the Emergency Care Research Institute (ECRI). The facility has been recognized for developing and implementing a solid infrastructure, to ensure the highest standards of medical safety and patient care across all its clinical practices.    ECRI is an internation ......read more

#RamadanWishes fundraising campaign brings happiness to critically ill children Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17th September 2017:  Gourmet Gulf, one of the Middle East’s top F&B companies, has raised AED 150,000 for the non-profit organization Make-A-Wish® UAE. The fundraising campaign #RamadanWishes united seven of the UAE’s favourite restaurants to help grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions.  Across Ramadan and through July, diners at Azkadenya, California Pizza Kitchen, Dalloyau, Panda Express, Texas De Brazil, The Hummingbird Bakery and Yo! Sushi, were invited to add a small donation to their restaurant bill. In the spirit ......read more

UAE, September 16, 2017- The Ministry of Health and Prevention recently organized a workshop on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Dubai, in the presence of Dr. Aisha Suhail, Director of the Primary Health Care Department, MOHAP. As well as, speakers from Mohammed Bin Rashid University for Medicine and Health Sciences, Gulf Medical University, and Thumbay Hospital also graced the event. Dr. Suhail said addressing NCDs such as diabetes, Cardio vascular diseases, cancer, and chronic respiratory Diseases is key priority of the UAE government and Ministry of Health & Prevention. NCDs constitute a huge burden and a major public health issue in UAE as they account for 65 per cent of deaths ......read more

UAE, September 16, 2017 - HE Dr. Amin Hussein Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health Policy and Licensing Sector in the Ministry of Health and Prevention met some of the ministry’s customers under the “An Hour with An Official” initiative that aims at enhancing the dialogue with customers, listening to their comments and suggestions on the quality of services to develop and accelerate work processes in order to exceed their expectations according to a set of performance indicators to ensure monitoring, review and development, which improves customers’ happiness. Providing excellence in regulatory and control services to the health sector Dr. Amin s ......read more

Experts to address the fundamentals of ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution’ at forthcoming investment event taking place September 19-20 Sharjah, September, 17, 2017:  Sharjah FDI Forum 2017 - the prestigious investment conference held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council Ruler of Sharjah - has announced that more than 30 senior economists from the public and private sectors will participate in the event, which takes place September 19-20, 2017 at the Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre in Sharjah. Organisers of the forum, Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and Sharjah FDI Offi ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 16, 2017: Building on the success of its existing traditional model, ISYX Technologies, a fast-growing IT transformation company in the Middle East and Africa, today unveiled its exclusive future-ready next-generation Managed Services initiative. As part of its new Managed Services offering, the company has also invested in building state-of-the-art network and security operation centers in the UAE, which boasts of cutting-edge infrastructure, robust platform and complementing skill sets with a strong focus on service excellence. Speaking on the launch, Sharoon Shamsuddin, CEO of ISYX Technologies said, “Technology is transforming business at a ......read more

 Dubai, UAE,16 September 2017: UAE telecommunications provider, du, today announced that it will offer the new generation iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. du customers will be able to pre-order iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus beginning September 15 and both will be available in stores starting on September 23. “In the UAE there has been a lot of excitement around Apple’s most recent launch of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, and our customers are always eager to get their hands on the latest new products! We are a brand dedicated to empowering people through connectivity, and we are thrilled to be offering Apple’s latest generation iPhone to our technology savvy customers,” ......read more

Under the theme, “Re-Imagining Realities: Discover, Transform and Innovate,” Most Global Edition to Host Attendees from Six Continents and 147 Countries; IDC: Global Digital Transformation Economy to Top USD 2 Trillion in 2019 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Attendees to one of the world’s most global technology expos – the 37th GITEX Technology Week can experience and discover how converging technologies and disruptive business models will solve problems in daily lives and businesses. UAE-based and international technology companies, governments, startups via the new GITEX Future Stars startup confluence, and futurists will showcase how innovations -- from ar ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 September 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) announced that it has signed an agreement with Mashreq Bank concerning banking solutions for the transaction services of the ‘Tarweej’ real estate promotion initiative. The agreement was signed by His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD, and His Excellency Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, CEO of Mashreq Bank. Commenting on the agreement, His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren commented: "We have reached this agreement with Mashreq Bank based on our mutual interest in supporting and strengthening our cooperation. Mashreq Bank is considered one of the UAE’s leading banking instit ......read more

Airbus to equip A350 XWB pylon with bracket   Dubai UAE, 16 September 2017 - Airbus completed for the first time the installation of a titanium 3D-printed bracket on an in-series production A350 XWB. The bracket, built using additive-layer manufacturing (ALM) technologies (also known as 3D-printing), is part of the aircraft pylon, the junction section between wings and engines.    This is the first step towards qualification of more complex 3D-printed parts to be installed on production aircraft.   Additive-layer manufacturing “grows” products from a fine base material powder – such as aluminium, titanium, stainless steel and plast ......read more

World Arthritis Day 2017 provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of early diagnosis Dubai, UAE – 16th September 2017 – The Middle East Arthritis Foundation (MEAF) today reaffirmed its support to people living with arthritis, as World Arthritis Day is fast approaching and will be recognized globally on October 12th.   Concurrent with this year’s global theme – ‘Don’t Delay, Connect Today’ – the Foundation will host its annual UAE event for families and carers on Friday, October 13th, 2017 at the Shangri-la hotel, Dubai to raise awareness of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) and to encourage physical ac ......read more

Third edition of UK Prosperity Map from Barclays ranks UK regions and cities according to their current affluence 1 in 79 Brits is now a millionaire, up from 1 in 84 last year  Regions aren’t seeing the boost in prosperity they enjoyed last year – but the picture is much brighter for cities, with Birmingham and Newcastle emerging hotspots of growth    16  September 2017: The UK saw uneven rates of prosperity growth over the last year, according to the third edition of the annual UK Prosperity Map from Barclays. Against a backdrop of fluctuating economic conditions and Brexit negotiations, the 2017 UK Prosperity Map shows that, while most area ......read more

Ten Globetrotter exhibitions are being held simultaneously in ten different cities for the first time as a close collaboration between TAG Heuer and its collectors. The brand new Avant-Garde concept, will showcase the brand's heritage and a total of 400 timepieces. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 16, 2017 – The TAG Heuer Globetrotter exhibition opens to the public tomorrow, Friday September 15. The exhibition, running until September 30 in Dubai Mall, is one of ten simultaneous exhibitions across the world, each with a specific theme focusing on a major aspect of the brand’s heritage. For each participating boutique, TAG Heuer has chosen one key local collector to s ......read more

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 16 September, 2017 - WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 today announced the signing of an agreement with Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company, naming Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) as its National Premium Partner and official host.  Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the first Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region edition of the event will run at ADNEC from 14 to 19 October. The agreement was signed by His Excellency Mubarak Saeed Al Shamsi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (AC ......read more

Confident Group is proud to say our Founder & Chairman Dr Roy CJ has been Appointed as the “Honorary Consul” for Slovak Republic which is a European Union State. As the “Honorary Consul” he would be heading the Honorary Consulate of Slovak Republic which is situated in Bangalore with Jurisdiction of Karnataka & Kerala States.  This is a prestigious appointment since this appointment is done by the Government of Slovak Republic and ratified and recognized by the Honorable President of India. This is a Diplomatic Position with diplomatic powers and immunities for Hon. Consul’s as per Vienna Convention. I am the 1st NRI from UAE to receive this appo ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2017:  Roger Dubuis is set to light up L.A. skies this summer with the opening of a new pop-up Boutique located on Brighton Way, a few steps from world-renowned Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, epicentre of fashion, design, art and culture in Southern California. The boutique will be the brand’s second on US soil, in addition to the spectacular flagship store on Madison Avenue in New York City. Commenting on the new opening, CEO Jean-Marc Pontroué enthused: “We are keenly aware of the significance of the US market where we have such a large number of brand devotees, and are delighted to be making our presence even more strongly felt on the West Coast, ......read more

Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri: “With over 30% of the Marina berths already sold the event is well on-track to be the largest ever gathering of boats and water-sports in Abu Dhabi”  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 16 September 2017 – Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) today announced that the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show 2018, set to run at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in October next year, is already registering high uptake from prospective exhibitors and key stakeholders within the marine industry.    Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Group CEO of ADNEC, said: “Over the last few months, we have been witnessing a great deal of interest i ......read more

Danube properties wins two coveted awards at Forbes Middle East Award ceremony and Gulf Business Award ceremony simultaneously 16th September, 2017; Dubai, UAE:  It’s yet another outstanding achievement by Danube Properties, the leading Property Developer in the region delivering affordable and sustainable development with high standards of construction. The realty division bags two prestigious awards: Top Real Estate Company in the Arab world by Forbes Middle East on 9th of September at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah and Best Real Estate Company in the Arab World by The Gulf Business Awards on 10th of September at Fairmont the Palm Hotel in Dubai.  On receiving th ......read more

Accolade follows implementation of Zajel system to government correspondence Sharjah,16 September 2017:  Sharjah Department of eGovernment (DeG) is celebrating winning a major government award for the quality of its services. The department - which works to enhance connectivity in Sharjah and to create preparations for a transition to a digitaly integrated society - was given the ‘Excellence Award’ for Arab Government Achievement’ for its successful efforts in implementing the ‘Zajel’ electronic correspondence across government departments in the emirate.  Noor Al Noman, Director of DeG, received the award at a high level ceremony held at the Int ......read more

New outpatient building named after UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Center features state-of-the-art facilities, operates to highest medical standards  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 16 September, 2017:   A high-profile delegation from Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, attended the official launch of the new extension of the King Hussein Cancer Center in Jordan.   ADFD provided AED92 million, administered by the Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, to finance the construction of a new outpatient building. Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan inaugurated t ......read more

The move will empower students to develop innovative, sustainable solutions to benefit the community Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2017:  EFQM, the foundation behind one of the world’s most well-known quality management frameworks --  ’EFQM Excellence Model’ --  recently endorsed the University of Wollongong in Dubai’s (UOWD) Master of Quality Management program (MQM) during an official signing ceremony at the University’s campus in Dubai Knowledge Park.  The Memorandum of Understanding, signed by Professor Mohamed-Val M. Salem Zein, President of UOWD and Dr Geert Opdenbosch, CFO, EFQM, includes an agreement with EFQM to embed one of its qu ......read more

The new case for the Reflect Tourbillon is the latest creation of deLaCour watches. An incredible balance between avant-gardism and tradition, combining a strong character and a timeless design. The concept of this new shape is based on the design principles and know-how of the iconic elliptical-shape of this case created by deLaCour. It preserves the elongated outlines of the case and the lugs which make the originality of the brand. This model becomes more classical with its rectangular shape and softened corners. This limited edition of 9 titanium pieces, appear to illuminate from within thanks to the corundum tubes and an opening on the left side of the case. This Tourbillon was de ......read more

ENEC Executives amongst 600 nuclear energy professionals participating in World Nuclear Association (WNA) Symposium, London, UK.  ENEC CEO, Eng. Mohamed Al Hammadi, updates industry leaders on evolution of ENEC and the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program Abu Dhabi, UAE – 16 September 2017:  A senior delegation from the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), led by Chief Executive Officer, Eng. Mohamed Al Hammadi, has participated in the World Nuclear Association (WNA) Symposium, taking place in London, U.K. During the opening session of the conference, Mr. Al Hammadi  shared a number of lessons learned on the quality and safety-led development of the UAE P ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2017:  Starting nursery can be enormously beneficial for children and their families, yet it can also be an anxious time too. So what can be done to make the process of settling children into nursery positive both for the child and their parents? “As parents and as early years practitioners, we can take steps right at the beginning to ensure that the transition into the nursery setting goes as smoothly as possible. Research shows that when the settling in period is positive for the child, it can not only impact on their happiness throughout their time at the nursery but also on how the child views future transitions,” says Sandra Stow, Nursery Ma ......read more

The 2nd phase upgrades the existing station infrastructure and installs new fuel pump technologies The final phase will involve adjunct facility providing 8 fuel pumps and 6 rental spaces for cafes and fast-food restaurants   Abu Dhabi, 16 September, 2017: ADNOC Distribution, the leading operator of retail fueling services outlets in the UAE, today announced the completion of the second phase of the development and expansion of the Officers City Service Station located on the Arabian Gulf Road in Abu Dhabi.    During the second phase of the project, ADNOC Distribution has upgraded the existing station infrastructure and installed new fuel pump technolog ......read more

Credits to Michael Kors Collection All about ease…the relaxed  attitude of sarongs, kimonos and pajamas juxtaposed with  oversized  menswear  tailoring…laid-back jackets, trenches, shirts, shorts and  trousers…the  luxe sweatshirt… Barefoot glamour for evening…fractional layering…catching the breeze with chiffon, linen gauze and georgette…scarf skirts and dresses…the streamer shirt and poet’s blouse…tints of rosewater, wisteria and cornflower…a mix of blues from surf and maritime  to  water…crisp  tones  of black and white…earthy shades of sand, pear ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2017:  As part of its growth strategy, Finnair has increased its capacity to several existing destinations in Germany. As of March 26, 2018, Finnair is adding a fourth daily frequency between Helsinki and Berlin. Furthermore, additional capacity will also be added to the German capital for the upcoming winter season by flying the route with a larger aircraft. In total, Finnair will add over 145,000 seats between both cities from now until the end of the summer 2018 season. Finnair is also adding capacity on many of its existing routes in Germany. In total, Finnair has increased its capacity to Germany by 24% for 2018. Finnair currently flies daily to five Ge ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2017:   For the 8th consecutive year and in line with the UAE’s Year of Giving, the Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) organized a Back-to-School program for its minor students to coincide with the start of the new academic year.  Under the patronage of the Dubai Public Prosecution, General Directorate of Civil Defense, and Ministry of Human Resources & Emiratisation, the event witnessed the distribution of school stationery, merchandise, and other supplies to AMAF’s minor students, valued at AED40,000.  The program comprised educational and entertainment activities and workshops aimed at preparing AMAF’s children f ......read more

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