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Uniterd Arab Emirates, 20 September 2020: Malak Al Tawouk Restaurant, one of the most popular Lebanese fast-food chain, has opened its 4th branch in Souq Extra in Dubai Silicon Oasis. The exceptional Malak Al Tawouk brand has been introduced in the UAE early this year with three branches in Hessa street, Motor City and Bay Avenue. The com... Read more
 IPS represents the largest regional digital real estate event in conjunction with Invest in Dubai Real Estate on 11 – 20 of November 2020  Dubai, 20 September 2020:  Dubai Land Department (DLD) is launching the first digital edition of International Property Show (IPS), the Middle East’s biggest property sales ... Read more
UAE Team Emirates starlet set to become youngest Tour de France winner of the 21st century  United Arab Emirates,  September 20, 2020: Tadej Pogacar pulled off one of the most astonishing rides of Tour de France history in the penultimate time trial stage, virtually clinching this year’s Tour in a shock defeat of the long-time ... Read more
The aim of the new initiative at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) is to increase the speed of transferring through the airport by 27%, reduce missed connections, and enable a seamless passenger experience It is implemented in collaboration with the General Civil Aviation Authority, the Department of Municipalities and Transport, the General A... Read more
Each guest can purchase up to eight packs, which will be on sale starting October 3rd at 10am Dubai, UAE, 19 September 2020: Global Village, the UAE and wider region's leading multicultural family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, has announced the launch date for sales of the highly anticipated Season 25 VIP packs. Beg... Read more
First Géant Hypermarket Opens in Exciting Al Khawaneej Neighborhood. Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 19, 2020:  Urban Foods, a strategic partnership between Meraas and Dubai Holding, is expanding the footprint of its famous Géant brand with the opening of a full-fledged hypermarket at the Al Khawaneej Walk, Next to Last Exit, Al ... Read more
- CO-CREATED WITH THE PROS.#WEWILLROCKYOU  September 19, 2020:  MAKE UP FOR EVER IS MAKING ITS REVOLUTION The NEW ROUGE ARTIST launch is a brand statement for MAKE UP FOR EVER. Through this lipstick innovation and a disruptive campaign, MAKE UP FOR EVER reveals its new image and reaffirms the brand’s vision: today, at MAKE UP F... Read more
 Free fitness classes at Al Areesh Club to encourage people to get back to regular exercise   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 September 2020:  Dubai Festival City an integrated, lifestyle destination and Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project is joining the REPS UAE #fitnessistheanswer movement w... Read more
United Arab Emirates,  September 17, 2020:  Lighting indefinitely has a major impact on a space, and more often than not it can easily be overlooked when you plan to design your room. The right kind of light changes and enhances the ambience of a home.One can play around with light, be it a cosy feel, or a bright & vivid feel, you can... Read more
Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2020:  As many know, the tourism and aviation industries have been among the worst hit by COVID-19 and currently, Cebu Pacific is only able to operate 10% of its pre-COVID network..  . Since the start of this pandemic, we have received an unprecedented number of refund requests due to the flight cancellations bro... Read more
• Mobily and Ericsson test 5G on low band for extended 5G coverage• Ericsson Spectrum Sharing will support Mobily in expanding 5G coverage  September 17, 2020:  Mobily has teamed up with Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) to trial 5G on 800/1800 MHz band using Ericsson Spectrum Sharing. The trial showed 5G capabilities in a real-... Read more
Colombian kicks out early for comfortable victory  United Arab Emirates,  September 17, 2020:  Fernando Gaviria took his 6th win of the season, coming home first to win the bunch sprint at the Giro della Toscana in Italy. Gaviria opened up his sprint with more than 400m to go after the 182.9km day starting and finishing in ... Read more
The latest evolution of the Prancing Horse GT 2+ Spider unveiled The Portofino M bursts with innovations that boost its extreme versatility and the pleasure of en plein air driving  New technical content includes a 620 cv V8 turbo, 5-position Manettino with Race mode, and a new 8-speed gearbox   United Arab E... Read more
New tool empowers users to display their creativity and individual style United Arab Emirates,  September 17, 2020:  Lenovo today announces the launch of its ‘Be Unique’ campaign, leveraging an in-house built AI engine and online platform to create bespoke laptop sleeves for Lenovo Yoga devices. Lenovo’s &lsquo... Read more
 

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• As part of SEHA’s psychological support program designed for the community amidst COVID-19, the network reiterates the need to ignore fake news   • Consultant psychiatrist shares tips to help the community overcome adverse circumstances, become a positive influence, assist senior citizens and benefit from extra time   Abu Dhabi, 20September 2020:  In line with its SEHA’s psychological support program, Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network is urging the community to embrace a healthy lifestyle amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic by following a balanced diet, drinking sufficient water, exercisi ......read more

 Global Total Revenue H1 2020 reached US$ 1.836 Billion  Net Profits for Shareholders US$ 72 Million   Dubai, UAE – September 20, 2020: Trina Solar Co., Ltd., a leading global PV and smart energy total solution provider, has announced the publishing of its half-year financial reports for 2020. The company is reporting a 245.81% Year-on-Year Growth in net profits in 2020 compared with the same period in 2019.  The company’s performance shows a sharp increase in sales of PV products and PV systems, which the company attributes to its years of operational experience and effective risk control mechanisms. Total revenue for the first six months of 2 ......read more

United Arab Emirates,  September 20, 2020:  To coincide with the release of WWE 2K BattleGrounds, two WWE Superstars - Xavier Woods and Tyler Breeze - have been speaking about their love of gaming.   Launched last week, WWE 2K BattleGrounds, which is available on PlayStation, Xbox and PC, features a roster of more than 70 WWE Superstars and Legends.   Woods and Breeze have been competing on various video games for many years, and such is their passion for gaming both men host their own dedicated YouTube channels in relation to the subject.   Woods, part of three-man tag team The New Day, is the host of UpUpDownDown, a gaming-specific YouTube channel which boast ......read more

United Arab Emirates,  September 20, 2020:  When it comes to maternity and nursing outfits, there is no store quite like Mummyista, offering mums easy and chic pieces with lightweight fabrics and a relaxed fit to ensure comfort throughout your 9 months of pregnancy and beyond. Also, the vast majority of Mummyista's pieces are nursing/pumping friendly and will look super flattering with or without a bump, to ensure you get longevity out of your maternity outfits. So, if you fancy updating your maternity wardrobe with some trendy and easy outfits for coffee mornings or casual lunches with your friends and family, here are some of the new-in pieces that you need to add to your ......read more

United Arab Emirates,  September 20, 2020:   Abdelali Bouazzaoui of Morocco and Georgia’s Diana Gogitidze have bagged the top honours in the 10km category of the City Centre Mirdif Running Race at the weekend. Organised under the auspices of Dubai Sports Council, Friday’s Run was part of the Indoor Run Series, which has been growing in popularity among Dubai’s running enthusiasts. Being held at City Centre Mirdif for the first time, the Run saw a lively turnout across all three distances – 10km, 5km and 2km run for families. Bouazzaoui, a regular on the circuit, topped the charts in the 10km for men with a time of 29 minutes and 55 seconds. Th ......read more

United Arab Emirates,  September 20, 2020:  As a participant of the Global Aerospace Summit, scheduled to take place on September 28-29 2020 in Abu Dhabi, IFS, the global enterprise applications company, will highlight  its core industry solutions tailored to the unique needs of aviation maintenance, repair overhaul (MRO), fleet management, A&D manufacturing, enterprise asset management (EAM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP).  Scott Camarotti, Senior Vice President, Aerospace and Defense Sales at IFS will also be a part of a critical panel discussion that will highlight the current state of MRO within the sector and how the industry can be more responsive in the ......read more

 Competition for children and adults to reward style, substance and creativity     Dubai, September 20 2020:  The fine art of letter writing is to be celebrated by the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature and Montegrappa, Italy’s oldest manufacturer of hand-crafted writing instruments, in a brand new competition that is elevating penmanship to its rightful place as a treasured art form.   Split into three age groups, the competition is open to residents of the UAE with each winner receiving a distinctive Montegrappa pen.   “The events of 2020 have resulted in an acceleration in the use of technology, with many schools and offi ......read more

Clock towers and landmarks in 11 countries lit up with global call to action to drive peace on 21 September   United Arab Emirates,  September 20, 2020:   Lipton, the world’s leading tea brand, and Peace One Day are uniting for the UN International Day of Peace, 21 September 2020, to inspire the world to connect and Make Tea Time Peace Time.  Together the organisations created an ambitious global moment of solidarity, with iconic clock towers and landmarks across the planet taken over and lit up with projections encouraging the world to connect and Make Tea Time Peace Time. Installations shone bright around the world, crossing eight time zones, from Sy ......read more

Three facilities closed down, while six are issued monetary fines; 35 others escape with a warning   United Arab Emirates,  September 20, 2020:  Teams from Dubai Sports Council and Dubai Economy have intensified their inspection of sports clubs, academies, and sports and fitness centres in Dubai, and have taken action against nine facilities in the past week for violating COVID-19 precautionary measures and safety guidelines. The DSC and Dubai Economy teams, which visited 124 sports facilities and five sports events for inspection between September 15 and 19 to ensure they comply with all safety protocols, have also issued 35 reprimands. Three of the censured f ......read more

September 20th 2020, Dubai, UAE:  Heriot-Watt University has announced that His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, will take on the position as Chair of the Board for the University’s visionary research hub, the Centre of Excellence in Smart Construction (CESC). The appointment cements the strong links already in place between Heriot-Watt University Dubai and the UAE government, and shows continued commitment to encouraging academia, industry and government to collaborate in order to drive forward initiatives for a smarter, safer and more sustainable construction industry in the country. Through partnerships and produci ......read more

New HVL-F28RM Compact Flash is also Announced   Dubai, UAE, 20 September 2020:  Sony Middle East & Africa announced several additions to their impressive imaging lineup — the Alpha 7C full-frame camera (model ILCE-7C), the FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 (model SEL2860) zoom lens and HVL-F28RM flash.  The Alpha 7C is the world’s smallest and lightest   full-frame body with uncompromising performance, featuring advanced AF (autofocus), high-resolution 4K video  capabilities and more. When paired with the world’s smallest and lightest  FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 standard zoom lens, this versatile combination delivers an experience unlike any other, ma ......read more

September 20, 2020:  The Bloomberg Commodity Index, which tracks a basket of major commodities spread evenly across energy, metals and agriculture, traded higher for the first time in three weeks. A softer dollar, continued buying momentum among major U.S. crop futures and a Saudi-fueled bounce in oil products, together with Chinese economic optimism all helped support a week of broad-based gains across all three sectors. Gold traded quite passively with ‘algo’ traders currently in charge, something that for now has resulted in an unusually high positive correlation with the movements in the S&P 500 index.  Crude oil and fuel products led from the front as the ......read more

The Seniors’ Happiness Centre’s Alzheimer’s support group to hold awareness event on the occasion of World Alzheimer’s day 2020    Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2020:  In light of World Alzheimer’s day, the Director of Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA) Seniors’ Happiness Centre stressed the importance of setting a daily routine for all elders, especially those with Alzheimer’s, during COVID-19 to prevent depression amongst them.  Dr Salwa Al Suwaidi, the Director of Seniors’ Happiness Centre said that among the challenges she noticed was that elders with mild cognitive impairment started having early onset of dementi ......read more

Uniterd Arab Emirates, 20 September 2020: Malak Al Tawouk Restaurant, one of the most popular Lebanese fast-food chain, has opened its 4th branch in Souq Extra in Dubai Silicon Oasis.  The exceptional Malak Al Tawouk brand has been introduced in the UAE early this year with three branches in Hessa street, Motor City and Bay Avenue. The company aims to expand the brand across the UAE with the opening of a new store in Matajer Al Juraina, Sharjah and a delivery Unit in Abu Dhabi in the coming months. Founded in 1996 with over 40 branches in Lebanon, Malak Al Tawouk is a famous Lebanese fast-food chain serving the best Tawouk Sandwiches with a sumptuous selection of delicious ......read more

 IPS represents the largest regional digital real estate event in conjunction with Invest in Dubai Real Estate on 11 – 20 of November 2020     Dubai, 20 September 2020:  Dubai Land Department (DLD) is launching the first digital edition of International Property Show (IPS), the Middle East’s biggest property sales platform for local and international real estate markets, on 11 – 20 November, in partnership with Invest in Dubai Real Estate.   In light of the current conditions that the world is witnessing as a result of the outbreak of COVID-19, IPS has succeeded in building a secure and interactive virtual platform, which helps d ......read more

UAE Team Emirates starlet set to become youngest Tour de France winner of the 21st century     United Arab Emirates,  September 20, 2020: Tadej Pogacar pulled off one of the most astonishing rides of Tour de France history in the penultimate time trial stage, virtually clinching this year’s Tour in a shock defeat of the long-time race leader Primoz Roglic (Jumbo Visma) at La Planche des Belles Filles mountain top in the Vosges.    Heading into the penultimate stage, Tadej Pogcacar, the 21-year-old Tour debutant, had a gap of 57 seconds to make up on fellow Slovenian, Roglic. The GC leader struggled from the start, immediately falling 13 seconds d ......read more

The aim of the new initiative at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) is to increase the speed of transferring through the airport by 27%, reduce missed connections, and enable a seamless passenger experience It is implemented in collaboration with the General Civil Aviation Authority, the Department of Municipalities and Transport, the General Administration of Customs, Abu Dhabi Airports, Etihad Airways and international airport partners. Abu Dhabi, UAE – 19 September 2020:  Abu Dhabi International Airport has launched a new initiative for international transfer passengers, facilitating shorter connection times by increasing the speed of transiting through the airpo ......read more

Each guest can purchase up to eight packs, which will be on sale starting October 3rd at 10am   Dubai, UAE, 19 September 2020: Global Village, the UAE and wider region's leading multicultural family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, has announced the launch date for sales of the highly anticipated Season 25 VIP packs. Beginning Saturday, October 3rd, at 10am, packs will be on offer in limited quantities whilst stocks last exclusively  through the Virgin Megastore ticketing website, www.tickets.virginmegastore.me/ae.  Virgin Megastore Tickets has put a virtual queuing system in placeto allow customers to purchase their pack seamlessly. Vastly po ......read more

First Géant Hypermarket Opens in Exciting Al Khawaneej Neighborhood Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 19, 2020:  Urban Foods, a strategic partnership between Meraas and Dubai Holding, is expanding the footprint of its famous Géant brand with the opening of a full-fledged hypermarket at the Al Khawaneej Walk, Next to Last Exit, Al Khawaneej. According to CEO Mark Anthony Lack, this new opening marks the 11th opening and first hypermarket in the city and fits into the brand’s robust expansion strategy of targeting up and coming residential and commercial communities across the city.  “The success of food truck park Last Exit coupled with the rapid ......read more

Experts say first 90 minutes are crucial to prevent permanent damage in heart attack victims  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, September 19, 2020:  Ahead of World Heart Day on 29 September, doctors at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, part of Mubadala’s healthcare network, have warned people not to delay going to the Emergency Department if they feel chest discomfort or other symptoms of a potential heart attack. Dr. Faisal Hasan, a Staff Physician in the Heart and Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, says that residents shouldn’t wait to get medical help if they feel unsteady or uncomfortable, and should pay close attention to changes to their body.&nb ......read more

Abu Dhabi to Host  UFC 253: ADESANYA vs. COSTA on Sept. 26  UFC 254: KHABIB vs. GAETHJE on Oct. 24   Additional Must-See Events  UFC FIGHT NIGHT: HOLM vs. ALDANA on Oct. 3  UFC FIGHT NIGHT: MORAES vs. SANDHAGEN on Oct. 10  UFC FIGHT NIGHT: ORTEGA vs. THE KOREAN ZOMBIE on Oct. 17     United Arab Emirates,  September 19, 2020:  UFC®, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, and the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) today announced details for Return to UFC FIGHT ISLAND, the follow up to the massively successful series of UFC events which became a cultural phenomenon that captiv ......read more

- CO-CREATED WITH THE PROS. #WEWILLROCKYOU     September 19, 2020:  MAKE UP FOR EVER IS MAKING ITS REVOLUTION The NEW ROUGE ARTIST launch is a brand statement for MAKE UP FOR EVER. Through this lipstick innovation and a disruptive campaign, MAKE UP FOR EVER reveals its new image and reaffirms the brand’s vision: today, at MAKE UP FOR EVER, we are a collective of makeup artists co creating high performance products and services. Through our artistry, we inspire and empower people to unleash their personal edge. MAKE UP FOR EVER’S brand mission through the launch of ROUGE ARTIST is to elevate through education and empower people to reveal and claim who th ......read more

Move is latest addition to fruitful partnerships between public and private sectors UAE, 19 September 2020 - In line with its commitment towards ensuring the health, safety, and happiness of its employees, the Dubai Government Workshop (DGW) has revealed the signing of a new strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group. The move looks towards providing the best medical, diagnostic and therapeutic services and the highest level of healthcare to DGW employees. The agreement was signed by H.E. Fahad Ahmed Al-Raeesi CEO of DGW and Dr. Taha Al-Hazarmardi, General Manager, Dr. Sulaiman Al-Habib Medical Group. Both parties expressed their commitment ......read more

 Free fitness classes at Al Areesh Club to encourage people to get back to regular exercise      Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 September 2020:  Dubai Festival City an integrated, lifestyle destination and Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project is joining the REPS UAE #fitnessistheanswer movement with free fitness classes at the destination’s leisure facility, Al Areesh Club. The classes will be offered throughout the duration of the four-day campaign from 17th to 20th September.    Supported by Dubai Sports Council, DTCM and International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA), #fitnessisthean ......read more

United Arab Emirates,  September 17, 2020:  Lighting indefinitely has a major impact on a space, and more often than not it can easily be overlooked when you plan to design your room. The right kind of light changes and enhances the ambience of a home. One can play around with light, be it a cosy feel, or a bright & vivid feel, you can alter the look and feel of the space altogether. The house of Natuzzi is known for creating exquisite pieces and its lamps are to die for. We have assorted some really incredible lamps that you can add you home.                 ...read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 September, 2020: Latifa Hospital for Women and Children revealed that it’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), which is the largest NICU in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, admitted 1058 babies in 2019, compared to 967 in 2018. Out of the 1058 admissions in the NICU, 31 per cent (329) were preterm babies, in addition to almost 10 per cent (96 babies) with low birth weight due to Intrauterine Growth Retardation. Dr Mahmoud Saleh El Halik, Consultant Neonatologist and Head of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Latifa Hospital revealed that in 2019, the NICU received 11 babies below 500 grams; adding that the smallest was 420 grams.  The ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2020:  As many know, the tourism and aviation industries have been among the worst hit by COVID-19 and currently, Cebu Pacific is only able to operate 10% of its pre-COVID network.   Since the start of this pandemic, we have received an unprecedented number of refund requests due to the flight cancellations brought about by the lockdown. Our refund process then was originally not designed to handle this volume of requests, and this resulted to a backlog. We have since then revamped our procedures in order to address this.    To date, we have refunded over PHP 2.4 billion booking cancellations related to COVID-19, equivalent to 50% of refund r ......read more

• Mobily and Ericsson test 5G on low band for extended 5G coverage • Ericsson Spectrum Sharing will support Mobily in expanding 5G coverage    September 17, 2020:  Mobily has teamed up with Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) to trial 5G on 800/1800 MHz band using Ericsson Spectrum Sharing. The trial showed 5G capabilities in a real-world environment over a live network, including tests on speed and latency.   Ericsson Spectrum Sharing allows both 4G and 5G to be deployed in the same band and on the same radio through a software upgrade – instantly allocating spectrum between the two mobile technologies based on user demand on a one millisecond (ms ......read more

Colombian kicks out early for comfortable victory     United Arab Emirates,  September 17, 2020:  Fernando Gaviria took his 6th win of the season, coming home first to win the bunch sprint at the Giro della Toscana in Italy.   Gaviria opened up his sprint with more than 400m to go after the 182.9km day starting and finishing in Pontedera. The win marks his 46th career victory and the 25th win of the year for UAE Team Emirates.   Gaviria: “Whenever I pin a number on my bike I want to try and win. I made a couple of mistakes in Tirreno but I’ve recovered well since then and today we did a good job as a team. I was sitting a bit ......read more

Kuwait City, Kuwait, 17th September, 2020:  Ooredoo Telecom, the first to introduce innovative digital services in Kuwait, has signed a partnership with Nutanix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, to offer Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)-as-a-Service to businesses in Kuwait. The telecom service provider has implemented Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform combined with Citrix Virtual Desktops software in its datacentre with a view to provide a fully supported solution for desktop virtualization to small and medium businesses (SMBs) and enterprise customers. Aaron White, Regional Sales Director, Middle East, at Nutanix says, “COVID-19 has made Work fr ......read more

The latest evolution of the Prancing Horse GT 2+ Spider unveiled   The Portofino M bursts with innovations that boost its extreme  versatility and the pleasure of en plein air driving    New technical content includes a 620 cv V8 turbo, 5-position  Manettino with Race mode, and a new 8-speed gearbox      United Arab Emirates,  September 17, 2020:  The Ferrari Portofino M, the evolution of the Prancing Horse’s 2+ GT spider, the Ferrari Portofino, was unveiled today. In a move unprecedented in the Maranello marque’s 70-year-plus history, the new car’s premiere took place entirely online. The build-up ......read more

New tool empowers users to display their creativity and individual style   United Arab Emirates,  September 17, 2020:  Lenovo today announces the launch of its ‘Be Unique’ campaign, leveraging an in-house built AI engine and online platform to create bespoke laptop sleeves for Lenovo Yoga devices.  Lenovo’s ‘Be Unique’ campaign falls into the brand’s newly inaugurated ‘Experience Smarter’ platform which aims to deliver smarter experiences to consumers across Lenovo’s product portfolio for work, studying, gaming and content creation. Lenovo has uncovered growing demand for more unique, personalized products ......read more

Dubai, 17 September 2020:  Hyundai Motor Company has today revealed plans to launch its all-new CRETA model in the GCC region with the SUV going on sale in September.  To be available in select markets across Middle East and Africa, the new-look and more powerful CRETA has undergone significant upgrades that will make journeys even smoother and safer than before as well as help consumers stay one step ahead on the road. Going beyond a mere facelift, the second-generation CRETA will be longer and wider than its first predecessor with a modern and masculine look. Embodied with the ‘Sensuous Sportiness’ – a new era of design for Hyundai, the popular ca ......read more

United Arab Emirates,  September 17, 2020:  saw over 200 influencers and media and a combined audience of millions in terms of social media following and circulation, descend on #TishTashThru, held at the Costa Coffee Drive Thru on Al Wasl Road for an efficient yet innovative and Covid friendly event of the season.  Brought to you by your friends at TishTash, what is #TishTashTru exactly?  Well, think a drive thru with a twist – with the path from entry to exit full to the brim with the latest beauty, health and wellness trends, with a few branded surprises along the way.   #TishTashThru marks the beginning of a unique breed of creative event, a star ......read more

• Health-at-home accelerates and is here to stay – vulnerability of our health makes people feel the pressing need for preventative care and healthy living  • Philips introduces connected solutions that offer insights and empower people to make personalized, healthy lifestyle choices  • COVID-19 pandemic accelerates digitalization to meet the urgent need to stay (virtually) connected to caregivers     United Arab Emirates,  September 17, 2020:  Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today presented new approaches to health and healthcare, and the shift to health-at-home, at its virtual cons ......read more

H.E. Dr. Al Awar: ‘We will continue our efforts to reengineer learning for the empowerment of our learners as they drive development in  UAE’ HBMSU’s graduates reflect the five learning outcomes, namely Academic Excellence, Innovation and Analytical Skills, Passion for Knowledge, Effective Teamwork and Interpersonal Skills, and Pride in National Identity and a Sense of Belonging 16 September 2020 – The Learners Relationship Management Department (LRM) of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has welcomed the new learners for fall 2020 during its virtual ‘Annual Gathering 2020’ held recently. H.E. Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of HBM ......read more

United Arab Emirates,  September 16, 2020:  Renault Trucks has started marketing a new model, specially converted and certified for the African and Middle Eastern markets - the Renault Trucks T X-Port. Based on a Renault Trucks T Euro 6 model with an 11-litre engine, this unique truck is being produced by the brand’s Used Trucks Factory in Bourg-en-Bresse, France. For customers operating on the African continent and in the Middle East, where Euro 3 legislation is in force, Renault Trucks has developed the T X-Port . This is a Renault Trucks T Euro 6 model, converted to Euro 3 using strict industrial processes in the company’s specialised Used Trucks Factory workshops ......read more

Xposure International Photography Festival’s free-to-enter annual competition is accepting entries in the Sharjah Government Open category until September 23  Sharjah, 16 September 2020 Do you have what it takes to be Sharjah’s most promising photographer?  If you are a budding photography enthusiast and are employed at any of the Government of Sharjah entities, this is your chance to have your work recognised globally. Hurry, and register on or before September 23 to submit your entries in the Sharjah Government Open category, one of the 10 categories under the fifth edition of Xposure International Photography Festival’s free-to-enter annual Interna ......read more

New HVL-F28RM Compact Flash is also Announced   Dubai, UAE, 16 September 2020:   Sony Middle East & Africa announced several additions to their impressive imaging lineup — the Alpha 7C full-frame camera (model ILCE-7C), the FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 (model SEL2860) zoom lens and HVL-F28RM flash.  The Alpha 7C is the world’s smallest and lightest   full-frame body with uncompromising performance, featuring advanced AF (autofocus), high-resolution 4K video  capabilities and more. When paired with the world’s smallest and lightest  FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 standard zoom lens, this versatile combination delivers an experience unlike an ......read more

Own a brand-new Honda SUV for as little as AED 970/month Easy payment plans and value packages available Valid until 30 September across Trading Enterprises network   Dubai, UAE, 16 September 2020:  As schools reopen their doors for a new academic year, Trading Enterprises, the exclusive distributor of Honda vehicles in the UAE, has launched an exceptional “Back to School” offer to support families interested in buying a new Honda car. Running until 30 September, the offer features convenient packages with monthly payment options, as well as free insurance, free service, and free registration on selected model variants.  The most compact and fu ......read more

Organised by Dubai Sports Council, the 5km Run will take place on November 13  Participants can take part in four build-up runs in Al Marmoom, starting Sept 26   United Arab Emirates,  September 16, 2020:   Dubai Sports Council has announced the opening of registration for the 5km Al Marmoom Dune Run, which will take place on November 13 in Al Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve.   Organised under the umbrella of Dubai Sports Council, Al Marmoom Dune Run is an exciting new addition to Dubai’s sporting calendar and will see participants challenge themselves on a 5km course that will take them across dunes and around stunning lakes in the ......read more

Representatives of various entities interested in the Islamic economy attended the webinar along with international investors      Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 16, 2020: The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) hosted a webinar to highlight the growth opportunities in the Islamic economy. The webinar took place after the launch of the second edition of the Halal Guidebook entitled ‘Dubai – A Global Gateway for Halal Industry: A Step-by-Step Guide’. The Guidebook unveils key trends that will have a lasting impact on the regional economy and provides an analysis of the global and national Islamic economy. Representatives of various e ......read more

Deal grows NFPC fleet to 450 HINO trucks Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 16, 2020:  Al-Futtaim HINO, an Al-Futtaim Automotive company that exclusively franchises light, medium and heavy-duty HINO trucks in the UAE, has announced the delivery of a major order of 200 HINO trucks to the National Food Product Company (NFPC) cementing its leadership of the FMCG sector in the UAE. Al-Futtaim HINO which has increased its market share by around 300% in the past 5 years, has been the preferred mobility partner for many FMCG companies thanks to HINO’s unmatched Japanese quality and reliability and Al-Futtaim’s dedicated aftersales support. With the latest handover, N ......read more

New future-proof hybrid solution integrates cellular, self-healing broadband mesh technologies and partner sub-GHz technologies to enable a growing number of industrial applications. Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ new wireless strategy future proofs mission-critical operations in industrial and utility environments United Arab Emirates,  September 16, 2020:    Hitachi ABB Power Grids has introduced its new wireless communication solution with the launch of the next generation Tropos TRO600 portfolio. The business entity will introduce a hybrid wireless architecture, seamlessly integrating 2G, 3G and 4G LTE communication technologies, self-healing broadband mesh and ......read more

• UAE Consumers are urged to join the virtual launch event and “Own The Night” with the new OPPO Reno4 Series • Design-led series packs a punch with 5G and innovative offerings for a smartphone camera     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 September 2020 – Global technology brand, OPPO, is set to launch the all-new Reno4 Series, together with its latest OPPO Enco wireless headphones in the Middle East later this month. Living up to its mission of elevating life through technological artistry, OPPO’s new range of products promises to not only deliver exquisite design and innovation but also to enable a connected lifestyle through the power ......read more

The Rotating Top   United Arab Emirates,  September 16, 2020:     Key takeaways    •         Rotating Top: investors "rotating" not "chasing" stocks following epic 51% rally from March lows •         The vaccine's the thing: 41% say C-19 vaccine most likely trigger for higher bond yields, investors say Q1'21 likely timing •         FMS contrarian trades: UK, energy, banks longs (on 10Y >1%); US tech, healthcare, discretionary shorts (on vaccine)       BofA September Global Fund Manager Surv ......read more

**It’s Back to School season and No More Lice is offering special bundle promos on their all natural & organic preventative products**     United Arab Emirates,  September 16, 2020: With the kids now back in school and the chances of lice contamination rising, it’s  the perfect time to think about using preventative products on your little one’s hair to avoid any chances of infestation. For the ‘back to school’ season, No More Lice has launched attractive combo deals on their preventative products to help families prevent lice and nits, because prevention is always better than cure!    Organic, chemical-free and s ......read more

United Arab Emirates,  September 16, 2020:   At this month’s Huawei Developer Conference 2020, the global technology brand announced major upcoming updates for HarmonyOS 2.0, EMUI 11 and HMS (Huawei Mobile Services). These improvements will empower global developers and ecosystem partners to provide enhanced and innovative user experiences for users.  HarmonyOS 2.0: Officially Open Source with Mobile HarmonyOS Beta Available to Developers by Year End Huawei announced its all-scenario experience operating system, HarmonyOS, back in 2019. Since then, a robust line-up of devices has been developed for the system, facilitating quick device discovery, instant con ......read more

United Arab Emirates,  September 16, 2020:  Your cat is just like any other member of your family. To ensure you offer them best choices for their health, look for foods with a nutritionally balanced offering. In addition, pet parents should also consider other key factors as age, price, type of brand and several other elements before buying food for their feline friends. Here are some tips from Eurovets, to help you avoid some common mistakes. Balanced diet with the right food groups Balanced diet is the key. Eurovets recommends looking for a nutritional adequacy label while buying food for your pet. Since cats are carnivores, meat is a key component of achieving the bal ......read more

• A sixty-eight-year-old Indian man undergoes rare life saving procedure after 90% arterial calcified blockage • Intravascular lithotripsy opens the door for some difficult heart cases with a safer device as compared to other artery drilling services in the UAE   United Arab Emirates,  September 16, 2020:  A 68-year-old Indian man suffered a severe heart attack on early this September.  After being rushed to a nearby hospital, the doctors discovered a 90% arterial blockage and recommended coronary bypass surgery.  However due to his comorbidities the doctors declined angioplasty as deemed too risky in their opinion.    The patient w ......read more

United Arab Emirates,  September 16, 2020: UAE Team Emirates has confirmed a strong and versatile squad for the Tour of Luxembourg (September 15-19), which will be headed up by the experienced puncheur Diego Ulissi.   The riders will tackle 835km of tarmac, packed full of steep climbs and sprint finishes during the five-day tour. The mix of terrain will offer some great opportunities for Ulissi and the team’s fast man Jasper Philipsen who both head to the race with an eye on stage wins.   Sports Directors Aurelio Corral (Spa) and Neil Stephens (Aus) will lead the six-man squad.   -Diego Ulissi (Ita) -Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor) -Tom Bohli (S ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15th September 2020:  The UAE’s use of Artificial Intelligence has accelerated in the healthcare and education sectors due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Europe’s leading international news channel, Euronews, spoke to leaders in healthcare and education to discover the positives and negatives that AI use has had within these sectors, and what this means for the future in AI tech in the Middle East.  Speaking to Euronews at one of the largest dedicated AI events in the world, AI Everything, Omar Bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, United Arab Emirates said: “The issue with the pandemic, is that it's a m ......read more

United Arab Emirates,  September 16, 2020:  UAE Team Emirates has confirmed its line-up for the three back to back Italian one-day classics with the Giro Della Toscana on September 16, Coppa Sabatini on September 17 and Giro dell’Appennino on September 19.    The 7-man teams will be guided by two Italian sport directors, Manuele Mori and Bruno Vicino, who know these roads well.     Giro Della Toscana (1.1) Mikkel Bjerg (Den) Alessandro Covi (Ita) Fernando Gaviria (Col) Max Richeze (Arg) Juan Sebastian Molano (Col) Edward Ravasi (Ita) Aleksandr Riabushenko (Bel)     Coppa Sabatini (1.PRO) Andres Cami ......read more

Report identifies space industry as one of the UAE’s most promising sectors and a key pillar of economic growth for the next 50 years.     United Arab Emirates,  September 16, 2020: Space industry could become one of the UAE’s most promising sectors and a key pillar of economic growth over the next 50 years, according to a new whitepaper released by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.   The report, titled Space Economy Investment Opportunities for the UAE, identifies 10 areas of the space economy that offer the most investment potential for the UAE, namely space mining, space stations, space settlements, space law, sustainability in space an ......read more

Dubai, September 16, 2020:  Medcare Hospitals & Medical Centres, the UAE’s premium healthcare provider, has signed an agreement with InterSystems, a creative data technology provider dedicated to helping customers solve the most critical scalability, interoperability, and speed problems, to implement InterSystems TrakCare® unified healthcare information system across all its four hospitals and 15 medical centres in Dubai and Sharjah. The implementation reinforces Medcare’s commitment to providing the most advanced healthcare services in the region. Investing in TrakCare offers the solution of a secure, electronic medical record that will give easy, quick and unifi ......read more

- ADNOC Distribution becomes the first petroleum products company in the UAE to be qualified on the Nawah Nuclear Approved Supplier List (NASL)  - ADNOC will supply a range of products including lubricating oil, engine coolant and anti-rust, grease, and fuels - 73 companies now qualified on Nawah’s NASL list, with their products demonstrating the highest safety related category.  - Nawah Quality Assurance, working in coordination with ENEC’s Business and Industrial Development Team is supporting growth of local nuclear supply chain      15 September 2020, Abu Dhabi, UAE:  The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and its subsid ......read more

● Introducing New F-PACE: Enhanced exterior design, an all-new interior, advanced connectivity and efficient electrified powertrain capability for the first time ● Enhanced exterior: New bonnet design, super-slim all-LED quad headlights, new grille, and new rear lights and bumper for a more assertive presence ● Crafted interior: All-new interior features exquisite details, luxurious materials and intuitive technology to create a tranquil cabin space for all occupants ● Electrified powertrain: Mild-hybrid (MHEV) powertrain for enhanced efficiency and refinement ● Six-cylinder MHEV petrol and diesel: New 400PS in-line six-cylinder 3.0-litre Ingenium pe ......read more

Fiftieth Grand Prix in partnership with Honda   Dubai, UAE, 15 September, 2020:  Representing Scuderia Alpha Tauri Honda, an Italian Formula One racing team and constructor Pierre Gasly reported a historical win of the Italian Grand Prix behind the wheels of Honda’s RA620H Power Unit earlier this month. This is Gasly’s first win in Formula 1 and Scuderia Alpha Tauri Honda’s second, following the 2008 victory racing as Scuderia Toro Rosso. It is also Honda’s first win with the current team, and its 77th in Formula 1. Every year since the World Championship began in 1950, up to the end of 2013, Formula 1 cars have been powered by internal combustion e ......read more

United Arab Emirates,  September 15, 2020: Feel it! The essential elements of versatile style (2020)  “We need colour to live. It’s an element as necessary as water and fire.” So said legendary architect and colour theorist Le Corbusier. The Rado Golden Horse Automatic combines all three of these essential elements for an enduring piece that is guaranteed to stand the test of time. The green dial is like a cool, refreshing pond or the dew on the grass in a garden on an autumn morning. The fire is represented by the bezel in polished plasma high-tech ceramic. Made by treating finished high-tech ceramic pieces in a special oven where a plasma column heat ......read more

United Arab Emirates,  September 15, 2020:  The seasons are changing and so are the latest makeup trends. But refreshing your makeup doesn’t need to break the bank. This fall’s makeup trends are both innovative yet full of classic returns, which create final looks that are anything but ordinary.    Delve into these six popular trends that are guaranteed to get your face looking fresh while keeping your wallet full:   1. Rather than going for a scarlet red, why not try a more autumnal crimson shade for the lips. The finish of lip colour is also key. Instead of choosing a lighter gloss option, find a lip that's a little more matte to give yo ......read more

By: Said Zantout, Head of Solution Area OSS, Core and Cloud at Ericsson Middle East and Africa United Arab Emirates,  September 15, 2020:  eSIM has become a hot topic among device manufacturers and its increasing role in the industry is clear –  as device manufacturers benefit from lower costs and more space on the processing board . Moreover, eSIM helps service providers to generate new revenue streams, and a future of billions of IoT connected devices  During 2019, two major smartphone manufacturers announced several of their models were now equipped with eSIM functionality. In 2020, many more are following suit. By 2025, GSMA estimates that more than 2 bill ......read more

4,351 chronically ill residents were identified as candidates for sustainable care model  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. 15 September 2020:   Following on the success of the remote care program launch in partnership with Abu Dhabi Public Health Center and Department of Health to manage COVID-19 patients in home isolation, Mubadala Healthcare providers have collaborated to develop a sustainable remote healthcare program for patients with chronic illnesses who are aged 60 and above.    It has been estimated that there are over 12,000 elderly patients across the emirate of Abu Dhabi who suffer from heart disease, diabetes, cancer and other chronic illnesses. This ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 15 September 2020:  Procter & Gamble (P&G) has partnered with Carrefour, operated by Majid Al Futtaim in the UAE, to launch “Stronger Together, 100s of Reasons to Smile” campaign for ten days starting 16 September, under which the company is urging consumers to capture candid smiles to help celebrate a return to normal lives whilst following safety measures. As part of its Stronger Together initiative, P&G has announced unique activations that offer consumers a chance to win trolleys worth 500 AED, when buying P&G products worth 50 AED from any Carrefour hypermarket across Dubai. P&G is excited to team up with Carrefour, a like-minded partn ......read more

The new addition to the Y series boasts a solid 64MP quad camera and a 40W HUAWEI SuperCharge and is available for pre-order on September 17th     United Arab Emirates,  September 15, 2020: Huawei today announced the launch of the HUAWEI Y9a, the new entry level smartphone that is designed for photography and Super performance. Offering a SuperCamera experience with a 64MP Quad Camera, 40W HUAWEI SuperCharge, large storage and a sleek design with good value for money, the HUAWEI Y9a promises to be the perfect choice for consumers at every age. Capture something fun and explore more with the HUAWEI Y9a. The stunning smartphone comes in three stylish colour options ......read more

15 September 2020     Key takeaways   •         The collapse in North American oil supply tightened differentials and WTI-Brent, and supply is unlikely to recover quickly •         As demand normalizes, WTI-Brent, inland-coastal, & Mid-Cush spreads should stay tight, but WCS-WTI and Bakken-WTI face risks •         Stalled or regressing demand, weak OPEC+ compliance, US elections, and the ongoing hurricane season present risk to our views   ________________________________________     The recent oil selloff puts North American sup ......read more

Classic Fusion 40 years anniversary United Arab Emirates,  September 15, 2020:  Hublot has always been a fearless and pioneering brand, and this is no less true in 2020. The Brand's creation of a gold watch on a rubber strap in 1980 broke with conventional codes and laid the foundations for its own vision of Haute Horlogerie. To mark its anniversary, it has revisited its 1980 Classic Original, an iconic example of its disruptive approach. Straddling past and future, horological tradition and technical innovation, this 2020 edition is available in a mechanical version.  An icon that works a variety of materials, finishes and modern and classic technologies into th ......read more

The service aims to ease the shopping experience of consumers in the Palm Jumeirah   United Arab Emirates,  September 15, 2020:   Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE announced that its convenient store concept located at the Pointe will now be starting home delivery for its valued consumers. The retail brand initiated this premium service to make the shopping experience better for the consumer residing in palm Jumeirah areas.   As per Mr. AYOUB MOHAMMED ABDULLA MURAD, Assistant Operation Manager, Union Coop, “Delivery shall be within the Palm Jumeirah area only, Tamayaz and Shareholder Cards will be accepted for the transactions ......read more

September 15, 2020:  Playful elegance is at the heart of this Versus Versace timepiece that combines sophistication with raw glamour. Decidedly designed to make a bold statement, this timepiece doesn’t shy away from the spotlight; it embraces its uniqueness and celebrates the Versus DNA in every inch of its details.  A motley mix of shapes, textures and patterns harmoniously come together to present this timepiece that adds a splash of color to your personality. With the textured bezel offsetting the guilloches on the dial, the timepiece is highlighted by the stick and elegant dauphine hour hands. The signature Versus 3D lion head finds its place in the conspicuous lugs ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 September 2020:  What can you get for AED 19 per day? Some say a fancy cup of coffee, others would suggest a fine slab of Belgian chocolate. At Renault of Arabian Automobiles, we say a brand-new Renault in time for the back-to-school season. This September, Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Renault in Dubai, Sharjah, and the Northern Emirates is making this fact a day to day reality. Just think about it: You can buy a new car for the price of your fancy cup of coffee.  Drive home a brand-new Renault Symbol, that grants users the utmost comfort on their journeys, featuring t ......read more

• Opening at City Centre Deira, Food Central is the focal point of the mall’s AED 377 million redevelopment project • Innovative food hall concept is a one-of-a-kind gastronomic destination that redefines mall dining, providing a modern update on traditional offerings   • Live beehive installation underlines Food Central’s commitment to authentic home-grown food  • Features live cooking stations and a creative lounge space, with Tube Dubai — a visually arresting installation of suspended nets — adding an artistic touch   Dubai, UAE, 15 September 2020: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retai ......read more

Enjoy A Seamless Music Experience with Intuitive Touch Controls   United Arab Emirates,  September 15, 2020:    Rise is demand for wireless earphone has grown substantially across the Middle East in recent years. As young consumers manage multiple electronic devices that require audio connectivity the appeal of wireless audio cannot be matched. The convenient, simple, and minimalistic design of wireless earbuds are ideal for  fitness enthusiasts, music lovers, college students, and professionals.   Living in a digital world, users are striving to achieve maximum convenience with their everyday gadgets.  Wireless touch controls, seamless connecti ......read more

United Arab Emirates,  September 15, 2020:  Let’s face it, many of us enjoyed rocking a bare face or no-makeup makeup looks during the lockdown period. Now that life is finally starting to get back to normal, many individuals are finding it difficult to get back to a full face of makeup, especially when it comes to eye makeup and prefer sticking to quick and effortless neutral looks on a day to day basis. Luckily, the autumn/winter eye make-up trends for 2020 are more on the simple side of the spectrum and no one does minimal makeup like Korean beauty brands.    Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’d know that Missha cosmetics is one of the lead ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 14 September 2020:  The UAE maintained its Arab and regional leadership in a number of ICT related indicators, according to the Global Innovation Index Report 2020, which included results related to Global Competitiveness indicators for ICT sector.   According to the report, the UAE ranked first on the Arab and regional level in information and communication technologies (ICTs) pillar, ICT access indicator, and ICT use indicator. The UAE also ranked first in the Arab region in Generic top-level domains (gTLDs), and in Country-code top-level domains (ccTLDs) (.ae). This reflects the UAE’s efforts in enforcing the digital transformation embodied by the government&r ......read more

Yousuf Mohamed Al-Jaida, Chief Executive Officer, Qatar Financial Centre Authority along with a Number of Ministers and a Group of Senior Regional Business Leaders Pave the Way for the Region’s Future   September 14, 2020:   • A group of senior decision-makers from the Middle East and North Africa, including leaders from government, business and civil society, signed the Principles of Stakeholder Capitalism for the Middle East and North Africa, which are designed to inform an inclusive, sustainable and resilient recovery for the region.  • All signatories are members of the World Economic Forum’s Regional Action Group for the Middle East an ......read more

The “Wellcome Mat” Is Ready to Protect the Homes of UAE Residents, and The World!   United Arab Emirates,  September 14, 2020:  In the last couple of months, life seems to have taken a wild spin towards uncertain terrain for most citizens of the world. With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, normality has been challenged more than ever before, making us put large question marks on things that would have otherwise been unchallenged parts of our daily routines. Our perception of hygiene, germs, and bacteria has since heightened causing people to think twice and thrice about how germs can find their way into their homes. It was this very thought process, tha ......read more

• First-of-its-kind Dubai study on the trends and incidence of seasonal influenza. • Almost 30,000 samples studied. • According to the study, almost half of the total seasonal influenza cases were among students less than ten years of age in Dubai.  • Public health specialists advocate the need to get the seasonal flu vaccine, especially in light of COVID-19 and especially for high-risk individuals.    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 September 2020:  The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) announced today the results of the 2017 to 2019 study on influenza incidence and trends in Dubai.   The results were discussed during a webinar or ......read more

One-to-one discussion between Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi Chairman HE Mohamed Al Mubarak and Hollywood producer Jason Blum will stream on 16 September at 9pm (UAE)  Abu Dhabi, 14 September 2020:  The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) continues its series of virtual panel discussions, CulturAll Conversations, with a one-to one session focused on the film industry. Featuring a discussion between HE Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, DCT Abu Dhabi Chairman, and the Emmy Award-winning Hollywood producer Jason Blum, CulturAll Conversations: Picturing the Future will be livestreamed via the Abu Dhabi Culture YouTube Channel at 9pm (UAE) on Wednes ......read more

Al Tayer Motors and Premier Motors deliver Middle East’s first car in Abu Dhabi Dubai, 14 September 2020:  The most powerful and fastest Ford Mustang ever produced, the 760 horsepower GT500, has arrived in the UAE. Al Tayer Motors, UAE importer-dealer for Ford vehicles, and Premier Motors, the official Ford dealer in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, have delivered the Middle East’s first car to its Abu Dhabi-based owner. Capable of producing 625lb-ft of torque, the muscle car can go from still to 160km/h in 3.5 seconds and has a top speed of 298 kilometres per hour. The GT500 boasts a 2.65L Eaton supercharger on top of the powerful 5.2L V8 engine under the hood. Paired w ......read more

Sharjah, September 14, 2020:  The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry, SCCI, represented by the Economic Relations and Marketing Department, recently conducted a visit to a number of shops in Sharjah’s Muwailih commercial area, as part of the SCCI’s keenness to follow up on the business community and private sector affairs and to enhance communication with the SMEs owners to tackle the challenge they face, especially in the current circumstances. The tour was conducted by Ibrahim Rashid Al Jarwan, Director, SCCI Economic Relations and Marketing Dept, Saud Al-Hajri, Head of the Public Relations and Social Responsibility Department, and a number of the Chamber's ......read more

Dubai, UAE – 14 September 2020:  Dubai Customs held a video meeting with the French and the US diplomatic missions in Dubai to foster means of cooperation and join forces in protecting intellectual property rights and preventing counterfeit products. The meeting discussed best ways of recycling counterfeit products and how to work together to ensure best protection of the rights of the international French and US brands.  Yousef Ozair Mubarak, Director of IPR Department and Mohammed bin Nassir, Head of IPR Dispute Section attended the meeting. The French diplomatic mission was represented by Rafiq Honas, Customs Attaché at the French Consulate, and Sally Jarjour, Assistant ......read more

United Arab Emirates,  September 14, 2020: The weather’s evolving and so are our wardrobes - brightening up your wardrobe with sunshine and florals can never go wrong, no matter what the season is! Springfield is your new go-to destination to give your wardrobe a much-needed revamp - whether you’re staying-in or hitting your favourite restaurants or outdoor spots with their stunning options of dresses featuring outfits in colors and lightweight materials.  Springfield’s flowy dresses are surely a staple option for your wardrobe! Available in different colors, length, cuts and even sleeves, you’ll have plenty to choose from to update your looks from Sunday ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 14 September 2020:  A travel survey of thousands of people across the UAE conducted by dnata Travel, the country's longest-standing travel provider, has revealed that almost 100% of domestic travellers want to experience more of the UAE throughout the next year.   A total 91% of respondents replied positively to considering more domestic travel in 2020/2021, whilst the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah proved most popular, with 55% of respondents stating they would like to explore more of the emirate in the next year. Fujairah and Dubai followed respectively, making up the top three most popular emirates for domestic travel at this time.    The results ......read more

Dubai, UAE - 14 September, 2020:  Dabur Herb’l, the regional market leader in natural fluoride-free oral care, has introduced a natural fresh gel toothpaste with a unique blend of Aloe Vera and trusted herbs. It has natural anti-bacterial properties that fights germs and ensures fresh breath.  Dabur Herb’l Aloe Vera contains no fluoride, peroxide or triclosan. Dhruv Sharma, Category Head - Dabur Oral Care, said: “Wearing face masks has now become a part of everyone’s daily life in the new normal. But wearing masks continuously for long durations can give a feeling of bad breath. Our Natural Fresh Gel Toothpaste has Aloe Vera which is a natural mouth cl ......read more

• Managed and operated by VFS Global, the centres deliver newly issued passports to Portuguese citizens from 16 August 2020 • Centres to operate from Sunday to Thursday from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM   United Arab Emirates,  September 14, 2020:  Citizens of Portugal living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) can now collect their newly issued passports at the Portugal Passport Collection Centres jointly launched by the Embassy of Portugal in the UAE and VFS Global, the world's largest visa and consular service provider for governments and diplomatic missions.    Officially launched on 16 August 2020, VFS Global’s Portugal Passport Collecti ......read more

@AirbusFDN #A350XWB #Beirut   United Arab Emirates,  September 14, 2020:  Immediately after the recent blast in Beirut, Lebanon, Airbus provided satellite imagery to analyse the damage and helped government analysts, NGOs and first responders gain visibility into the catastrophe. Now, the Airbus Foundation, together with its partners Association Les Amis Du Liban-Toulouse, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Toulouse, the Municipal Council of Toulouse, the German Red Cross/Bayer AG and Aviation sans Frontières, sent a fully-loaded Airbus A350 XWB aircraft from Toulouse, France, to Beirut, Lebanon, with 90 cubic meter volume of humanitarian aid on board. The cargo, w ......read more

Artisanal culinary concepts come to life in the trending ‘Food Hall’ at Al Areesh Club Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14th September 2020:  Al Areesh Club, Dubai Festival City’s family-friendly sports and social destination, has launched its gourmet haven in the trending ‘food hall’ concept. The Food Hall is a modern-day food marketplace which brings together artisanal and niche F&B offerings including a live bakery, a live butchery, a specialty coffee experience, a fresh deli, a soft-serve ice cream parlour and a seasonal outdoor barbeque.  Speaking about the launch, Samer Zabian, Director – Mixed Use Residential and Commercial Prop ......read more

• The only 250ml mosquito repellent to be produced in the UAE • Certified Organic citronella and lemongrass essential oils make you and your little ones invisible to mosquitos • A trusted and authentic family-run business   United Arab Emirates,  September 14, 2020: Free Me sets a precedent for homegrown skincare and wellness products by launching the first mosquito repellent that uses organic fragrances, essential oils and is manufactured locally in the UAE. Protecting the skin by creating a pure barrier from insects, this is the first product of its kind to be produced in the UAE and distributed in a 250ml bottle.   Free Me fills a gap in the ......read more

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 14 September 2020: Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi celebrated the anniversary of fans’ favorite mystery-solving pooch – none other than Scooby-Doo! Visiting families and friends joined Scooby-Doo at Cartoon Junction to commemorate his 51st anniversary before joining him in tackling ghosts and ghouls on board Scooby-Doo! The Museum of Mysteries.  As part of the glorious day, Scooby-Doo gifted families an exclusive selection of memorabilia in celebration of his anniversary! ...read more

• 50,000 U.S. gallons of 50/50 blend used on Boeing ecoDemonstrator 787-10 flight • A longstanding manufacturer-airline partnership to make flying more sustainable     ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Sept. 14, 2020:  Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Etihad Airways concluded testing on the aerospace company’s 2020 ecoDemonstrator programme last week with a cross-country flight using a 50/50 blend of sustainable and traditional jet fuel.   Flying from Seattle to Boeing’s manufacturing site in South Carolina, Etihad’s newest 787-10 Dreamliner used the maximum sustainable fuel blend permitted for commercial aviation. The transcontinental fli ......read more

The founder and executive chairman of Online Integrated Solutions, is one of three leading African business luminaries to receive the prestigious recognition    Dubai, September 14, 2020:  In a virtual ceremony held on September 11th 2020, Mr. Mahmood Ahmadu – founder of Africa’s leading multi-business IT conglomerate - was one of three celebrated business leaders to be presented the Forbes Best of Africa Award for 2020. Mr. Ahmadu received the Award in recognition of the several philanthropic activities he has led and contributed to – in a personal capacity as well as through corporate social responsibility initiatives. The ceremony was part of an online ......read more

A membership promotion with eliteclub to help with the recovery of Beirut.    Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi Hotel today announced the launch of a new campaign to support the rebuilding of Beirut after last month’s devastating explosion.  In partnership with global loyalty programme Eliteclub, the Save Beirut campaign offers  Buyers a special deal on Eliteclub memberships, while donating a percentage of the  proceeds to recovery initiatives in Lebanon.  For AED 250, purchasers receive a rewarding three-month Eliteclub membership, which  provides cardholders with access to exclusive deals in thousands of hotels and retail outlets  ......read more

Ras Al Khaimah, UAE September 13, 2020:  The Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research has announced the launch of a new computer programming course for Ras Al Khaimah Emirati students who are keen to lead the UAE nation into the future.  The initiative forms part of the university preparation program at the institution, with the free course commencing October 3 and lasting 12 months. Combining remote classes with on-site lessons at Ras Al Khaimah Academy, the program has been formulated taking into account the rules and requirements for social distancing to ensure the health and safety of all participants. The Foundation's management’s plan ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 September 2020:  Juma Al Majid Establishment, the exclusive distributor of Hyundai Motors in the UAE, has announced a new back to school campaign to mark the beginning of the new academic year that would enable customers to upgrade to or opt for a new Hyundai vehicle.  Covering a variety of SUVs and sedans, the back to school offer, which runs until the end of September, includes convenient installment plans and comes bundled with a number of additional benefits. The Tucson, one of Hyundai’s most-selling SUVs, is a car of choice among families and individuals seeking to level up their summer. It is being offered with easy installment ......read more

United Arab Emirates,  September 14, 2020:  UAE Team Emirates’ Tadej Pogacar claimed his second stage victory of the Tour de France and the third for the Emirati squad, beating GC leader, Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) atop Grand Colombier.    Pogacar took the victory and valuable bonus seconds on the line just ahead of fellow Slovenian, Roglic cutting the deficit to 40 seconds in the General Classification.   Pogacar once again showed his class by timing his sprint to perfection with a dash for the line inside the final 100m but wasn’t able to shake Roglic who stayed on his wheel until the end.    Tomorrow sees Pogacar remain in ......read more

United Arab Emirates,  September 14, 2020:  Giving back is at the heart of JLT’s premier hair and beauty salon, THT and is at the forefront of all they do. The concept salon aims to support and help those currently in need. Now more than ever, THT would like to help anyone who has been affected by the global pandemic, COVID-19. As a goodwill gesture, throughout the months of September and October, That Hair Tho - THT will be offering a complimentary haircut, wash and blow dry to any female in the city who has lost her job or is leaving the country due to the pandemic. In addition, any females who have job interviews impending, THT will happily treat them to a haircut to he ......read more

Costa wants to thank customers who have always ‘bean’ there for them United Arab Emirates,  September 14, 2020:  As a way of thanking its customers for continuing to grab their favorite cuppa all through these trying months, Costa Coffee UAE welcomes its loyalists back to their stores this September with the delicious offer of  a pastry for just AED 1 with any drink.    From donuts to mini cheesecakes, there is plenty to choose from and pair perfectly with your preferred hot or iced coffee. The offer will run from September 13 until 24, and can be availed at any Costa store across the UAE.    ...read more

United Arab Emirates,  September 14, 2020:  Dubai Sports Council has urged sports and fitness centres to adhere to all COVID-19 precautionary measures and safety guidelines issued by relevant authorities or face fines and even closure. Teams from the Council and Dubai Economy have been visiting academies and sports and fitness centres in the Emirate to inspect the facilities and ensure they comply with all the precautionary measures imposed by relevant authorities to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect the community from the pandemic. The inspection team found a swimming pool at one of the sports centre in violation of the safety protocols and have decided to shut it d ......read more

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