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Dubai, UAE, August 18, 2018:  Summer fitness initiative sees nearly 200 youngsters cycle over 1,000km in three weeks As the riders from UAE Team Emirates pick up the plaudits following their performances at this year’s Tour de France, the team is also celebrating its influence at a grassroots level, with the success of the recently ... Read more
du LaLiga HPC U14 team delivers a stellar performance in their first scouting camp in Spain beating Cadiz on home ground  du LaLiga HPC U16 team crushes Granada in 4-0 win on home turf  LaLiga Club scouts on the look-out for talents from the UAEDubai, UAE, August 18, 2018:  The du LaLiga HPC U14 and U16 teams have had a winning week... Read more
Dubai, UAE, August 18, 2018:  Watch lovers will make it a true companion of everyday life; this new Allure gets straight to the point while offering a little something extra: refinement. The Allure features sublime silvered dials in blue, beige, brown, rosé champagne or black shades. The dials are adorned with silvered markers and hands t... Read more
Educational programme organised by Ministry of Health & Prevention and Sharjah Girl Guides Sharjah, 18, August 2018:  The 6th group, has been titled champion of an educational programme series, ‘Little Chef’, organised by Ministry of Health & Prevention (MoHaP) and Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG). Concluded yesterday (T... Read more
Two new watches inspired by the tuneful sounds of blues music Dubai, UAE, August 18, 2018:  Swiss watch company, RAYMOND WEIL, proudly presents two new additions to its emblematic maestro collection, the maestro Blues, a tribute to the Brand’s source of creativity: music. RAYMOND WEIL presents two new models, the maestro Blues,... Read more
Dubai, UAE, August 18th, 2018:   Danube Properties host the star cast of J P Dutta’s film Paltan. The renowned film maker is back after a decade with the movie Paltan and boasts an ensemble cast comprising of Jackie Shroff, Arjun Rampal, Sonu Sood, Gurmeet Choudhary, Harshwardhan Rane, Sonal Chauhan, Siddharth Kapoor with the produc... Read more
New model to be offered exclusively by Sharaf DG for a limited time periodDubai, UAE, August 16, 2018:  CASIO has announced the UAE launch of the Pro Trek WSD-F20A - a new smart watch built specifically for the outdoors. The new model is being offered exclusively by Sharaf DG for a limited time period only and can be pre-ordered starting Augus... Read more
Multi-jet shower head for more showering comfort Intuitive push and turn control unit in minimalist design Large variety of combinations at the highest levelDubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 August 2018:   Immerse yourself in a new dimension of showering – that is what GROHE SmartControl stands for. From now on, the experience o... Read more
Celebrate Eid in 'Swiss Style' with Skydance from Louis MoinetDubai, UAE, August 16, 2018:  As a prelude to a much-awaited announcement about ladies’ watches at Baselworld, Louis Moinet has just unveiled the very first reinterpretation of its ladies’ watch, now dubbed the “Skydance”.“Our style has matured ... Read more
Dubai, UAE 16 August 2018:   The Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), part of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), has partnered with the Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group (DGJG) to award up to 20 full scholarships for its Certificate in Retail course, which commences on 9 September this year.  These sc... Read more
Dubai, 16 August 2018:   Emirates Post Group (EPG), leading postal and non-postal services provider in the region, celebrated the onset of the blessed Eid Al-Adha with children from the Social Child Care Centre affiliated with the Social Services Department of Sharjah. The initiative comprised of providing the youngsters with gifts and ar... Read more
Dubai, UAE, August 16, 2018:   Huawei presented a special award to Turkish professor Dr. Erdal Arikan, the inventor of polar codes for 5G, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the development of communications technology. At the ceremony, held at Huawei's global headquarters in Shenzhen, the company also honored more than... Read more
Complementary WiFi at all WiFi UAE hotspots will operate at speeds 10 times faster for five daysDubai, UAE, 16 August 2018:   du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company (EITC), will keep you connected with your loved ones during Eid Al Adha by offering complementary higher-speed WiFi for five days across the UAE. From 19 to 23... Read more
Dubai, UAE, August 16, 2018:  The SS2018 men’s watch collection celebrates Tommy Hilfiger’s love of motor sports, where speed and immediacy fuse with a touch of vintage nostalgia. .  . This season the collection offers modern classics, sharp minimalistic silhouettes accented with sport details, along with race track-inspi... Read more
 

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Kindly attribute this comment to Mr Atif Rahman, Director and Partner, Danube Properties:  "The number of people killed in the Kerala flood and the damages it has created, are extremely devastating and unbearable. We will support people of Kerala and will stand by the victims throughout their toughest time. I believe it is our humble duty to help people in need and anyone in distress. The massive responses I’m seeing around me in the UAE for the Kerala flood victims, has simply raised my faith in humanity.   "Supporting human is part of our business philosophy. As responsible business we feel that we should extend helping hand to the people of Kerala to save li ......read more

We kindly ask that you link to www.netflix.com/whatif in your coverage    Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018:  Social thriller What/If explores the ripple effects of what happens when acceptable people start doing unacceptable things. Each season will tackle a different morality tale inspired by culturally consequential source material, and the power of a single fateful decision to change the trajectory of an entire life.   The series stars Academy Award winner Renée Zellweger (Cold Mountain, Jerry Maguire, Chicago, Bridget Jones movies) in the role of Anne. In her distinguished career she has also received three Golden Globe and SAG awards.    Auspices: Page Fri ......read more

Powerful SUV with best-in-class safety and exceptional roominess New model builds on the company’s strong SUV heritage Elegant design includes signature Cascading Grille and Composite Light Innovative safety features make advanced technology more accessible. Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018:  Hyundai’s New-generation Santa Fe is set to arrive in Africa and Middle East markets in September, setting a new benchmark in Hyundai’s SUV line-up, and offering customers outstanding design, the latest safety features, and a great value-for-money ratio. It will build on Hyundai’s strong SUV heritage, developed through successive generations since the launch of the ......read more

In partnership with the Emirates Red Crescent, the Aster Volunteers initiative teaches children the importance of collaboration and acceptance Dubai, UAE – 19 August 2018:  On August 17th and 18th, Aster Hospital, Qusais hosted a two-day event that brought children together through art workshops, interactive games and team-building exercises. The “Chapter One – Life Lessons For Future Leaders” saw the involvement of more than 30 children from areas surrounding Aster Hospital Qusais as they joined 30 children from Emirates Red Crescent. Created to encourage a sense of inclusiveness and compassion among the youth, the Aster Volunteers initiative included tree ......read more

Ahead of the upcoming Eid-Al –Adha festival, the Emirati children at British Orchard Nursery, Government branches bring smiles on the workers’ faces August 19, 2018; Dubai, UAE:  Celebrating the spirit of generosity and bringing happiness to the Blue-collar workers, the British Orchard Nursery children at their Dubai Municipality, Deira and Dubai Central Laboratory branches handed out Eid Gifts to community helpers. The Emirati children distributed food boxes containing various food items along with telephone cards so that the workers could call their families back home and share the joy and festivities surrounding the festival of Eid. The children thanked the cleaners ......read more

Ramps up retail centers with 9 new shops, being closer to customers Dubai, UAE, 19 August 2018:  du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has opened 9 new outlets at various locations in the UAE to provide customers with a more efficient and enhanced retail experience. The new stores employ more than 50 experts, multilingual staff members to engage and connect with citizens and visitors, assist with technical queries and ensure the highest possible standard of customer satisfaction.  The expansion of du’s presence in the UAE is part of its objective to provide easily accessible, personalized services to all its customers. Brand new stores are now ......read more

A greater percentage of students also reached the highest grades in 2018 compared to 2017 Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018:   Aldar Academies Al Yasmina Academy, one of the UAE’s leading providers of private education, is celebrating another year of exceptional A-Level results. The academy’s cohort of 38 A-Level students earned a 100% pass rate overall, with 87% achieving one or more A* to C grades. 71% of students also gained one or more A* to B grades – a 3% rise over 2017’s results. Meanwhile, 8% of students achieved all A*/A grades, with 34% gaining one or more A* to A grades. “We’re thrilled to celebrate another year of rising A-Level re ......read more

For an all-round education, both in and out of the classroom, the British International Academy is the perfect choice Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018:   The British International Academy (BIA) for girls in Amman, Jordan is all set to welcome new students for the academic year 2018-2019 starting from 27 August. British International Academy aspires to foster ethical women of action through engaging mind, motivating the spirit, and solidifying values and self-confidence. BIA’s mission is to produce next-generation leadership through delivering excellence in education and ensuring a caring learning environment that helps in nurturing leaders of tomorrow. The school environment ch ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018:  For Fall/Winter 2018, Sandro Homme offers a wardrobe that combines sophisticated formalism and minimalist streetwear. The Parisian fashion house reinterprets the men’s essentials.   The tribute to the seventies is undeniable. Camel, mustard, brown, anthracite and black compose this palette of autumnal colors that appears to come straight out from childhood scenes shot on Polaroid. The corduroy, the heart of the collection, is counterbalanced by wool flannel, cashmere and suede calfskin. The studio makes reference to Benjamin Braddock’s student silhouette in The Graduate, which is envisioned through a brown velvet suit. The striped sweater ......read more

Dubai, 19 August 2018:   Make the most important day of your life even more unforgettable with the Wedding Perfumery Station by LOOTAH, a bespoke service that makes you and your guests feel extra special on your wedding day. The wedding perfume station is an age-old practice and LOOTAH is preserving this tradition with its exquisite collection of delicate fragrances that can be enjoyed in the comfort of a plush perfume station. As the wedding season fast approaches, brides and grooms looking to mark the beginning of a lifetime of together, and what better way to treasure these precious memories, than with an extraordinary evening filled with the fragrance of love and commitme ......read more

Dubai, August 19, 2018:   Caparol Paints, the German leader in the global paints industry, recently signed strategic partnership agreements with a number of contractors from Iraq to increase its market reach in the country.  Caparol hosted contractors from various parts of Iraq to provide them with firsthand experience of Caparol’s paints and techniques.  This is part of Caparol’s growing interest in the region and increasing its reach across the Middle East. The contractors were given insights on various Caparol paint techniques, the strength of the brand and the paints that will be ideal for the Iraqi market.  With the aim to market Caparol across ......read more

Stylish, powerful, hybrid Bluetooth headset and health tracker on your wrist Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 19 August, 2018:   Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) has today announced its latest wearable device, HUAWEI TalkBand B5, the fourth generation of Huawei’s TalkBand products and the successor to HUAWEI TalkBand B3 launched in 2016. Equipped with a 1.13-inch AMOLED touchscreen display with 2.5D curved glass and 160 × 300 pixels resolution, the HUAWEI TalkBand B5’s display is 2.4 times bigger than the previous one. Like its predecessors, HUAWEI TalkBand B5 is a 2-in-1 hybrid device, functioning as a smart Bluetooth headset and smarter health track ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018:  Olympian Michael Phelps sat down with CNN World Sport anchor, Patrick Snell to discuss his struggles with depression.   Phelps is working to raise awareness of depression and other mental health issues by telling others about his own journey. Phelps hopes to inspire others to openly speak about their struggles and help save lives.   Key quotes:   Michael Phelps tells CNN why he is speaking about his struggle with depression: “I'd like to make a difference, I’d like to be able to save a life if I can. For me, that’s more important than winning a gold medal.”   Phelps on why it’s ......read more

New technologies and Industry 4.0 key for future manufacturing success according to SPS Automation Middle East exhibitors Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018:  Middle East factories could be some of the most advanced in the world in the coming years, with global automation suppliers saying regional government investment in new technologies and Industry 4.0 could play a key role in the future of world-wide production.   German-headquartered Indu-Sol, Japanese-based Mitsubishi Electric, and Cannon Automata from Italy, are among the latest global corporations commenting on the opportunities in a GCC industrial and building automation that’s projected to be worth US$10.3 billi ......read more

New YouGov research reveals the routine changes people make during summers to beat the heat in UAE and KSA August 19, 2018:  Summer season is at its peak in the UAE and Saudi Arabia with August hitting average temperatures between 40 – 45 degrees celsius. More than half of the population (57%) in these countries makes changes to their eating habits and takes extra care of their skin and hair in response to the soaring temperatures.  Activities in the summer season From keeping themselves hydrated, choosing a cab over walking on the hot streets, staying indoors and reading a book or visiting a mall, people find many ways to get some respite in the heat.   One in ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018:  As a response to the directives of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan the President of the UAE, and H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and ruler of Dubai, to immediately form a National Emergency Committee for the relief of flood-affected areas of ‘Kerala’ – India, the employees of Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE launched ‘Sons of Zayed Al-Khair Parcels’ initiative as an immediate aid to those affected by flash flood. Union Coop becomes the first private enterprise in the UAE to launch such an initiative to help the flood victims of Kerala.& ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018:  Gulf Air, the flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, took delivery of its first A320neo today. The aircraft, powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines, made its maiden journey from Toulouse to Bahrain, landing at the Bahrain International Airport at 16:00 local time.  The aircraft is the first of the 29 A320neo Family aircraft ordered during the 2016 Bahrain International Airshow. This delivery also makes Gulf Air the first Middle Eastern national carrier to fly the A320neo. Gulf Air currently operates 28 Airbus aircraft. The new addition complements the airline’s existing fleet and thanks to Airbus’ overall fleet commonality, the airline will ......read more

UAE, August 18, 2018- Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has announced a donation of half a million dirhams to aid in the relief efforts in the South Indian state of Kerala that has been ravaged by unprecedented floods. Incessant rains and floods in Kerala have led to the death of hundreds of Indian citizens and have left thousands of people homeless. To offer further support to the victims of this calamity, the company has launched a service through which, donations can be made to the Kerala Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF) with no service charges, through its branches across the UAE. Mohamed Ali Al Ansari, Chairman ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 18, 2018:  Summer fitness initiative sees nearly 200 youngsters cycle over 1,000km in three weeks   As the riders from UAE Team Emirates pick up the plaudits following their performances at this year’s Tour de France, the team is also celebrating its influence at a grassroots level, with the success of the recently launched UAE Team Emirates Youth Academy. Nearly 200 budding young cyclists, aged 11 – 16 participated in the three-week program, with the group collectively racking up an impressive 1,000km during 10 hours of pedalling.    The sessions – each designed to replicate the conditions of one of the 21 stages of the To ......read more

du LaLiga HPC U14 team delivers a stellar performance in their first scouting camp in Spain beating Cadiz on home ground  du LaLiga HPC U16 team crushes Granada in 4-0 win on home turf  LaLiga Club scouts on the look-out for talents from the UAE Dubai, UAE, August 18, 2018:  The du LaLiga HPC U14 and U16 teams have had a winning week in Spain, beating two major LaLiga Youth Club Teams.  The du LaLiga HPC U14 team, who have embarked on their first scouting camp in Spain this year, delivered a stellar performance in their match against Cadiz, snatching a well-deserved victory with a fierce defense in a highly competitive match played on the Spanish club’s ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 18, 2018:  Watch lovers will make it a true companion of everyday life; this new Allure gets straight to the point while offering a little something extra: refinement.   The Allure features sublime silvered dials in blue, beige, brown, rosé champagne or black shades. The dials are adorned with silvered markers and hands that ensure perfect legibility.   The understated elegance of Allure is distinctive for its extreme finesse, which expresses the essential at a glance in a 38.5 mm steel case.   All the details – particularly the horns – are designed for perfect comfort and are minutely crafted to reveal the beautiful glow o ......read more

As part of the Authority’s efforts to highlight the importance of Islamic arts and culture  The exhibition includes 32 photographs taken by creative photographers from 15 countries around the world Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 August 2018:  Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate's dedicated entity for culture, arts, heritage and literature, launched today a photo exhibition about the ‘Mosques of the World’, in cooperation with Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Awards (HIPA) and Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding. The event will take place at Jumeirah Mosque and will continue ......read more

Educational programme organised by Ministry of Health & Prevention and Sharjah Girl Guides  Sharjah, 18, August 2018:  The 6th group, has been titled champion of an educational programme series, ‘Little Chef’, organised by Ministry of Health & Prevention (MoHaP) and Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG). Concluded yesterday (Thursday), the programme brought its 28 participants together in a creative environment to teach them what constitutes a healthy diet and lifestyle.   The programme also engaged the girls (aged 9 to 11 years) in interesting cooking exercises during which they learned about a variety of nutrient-rich foods and ingredients, and ways t ......read more

Two new watches inspired by the tuneful sounds of blues music   Dubai, UAE, August 18, 2018:  Swiss watch company, RAYMOND WEIL, proudly presents two new additions to its emblematic maestro collection, the maestro Blues, a tribute to the Brand’s source of creativity: music.   RAYMOND WEIL presents two new models, the maestro Blues, inspired by the bewitching sounds of the “blues”. Equipped with a mechanical automatic winding movement housed in a 40mm-diameter case, these timekeepers feature a captivating dark blue dial, endowed with a delicate wave-like decoration.   The refined contemporary hands offer an elegant match for the dial&rsq ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 18th, 2018:   Danube Properties host the star cast of J P Dutta’s film Paltan. The renowned film maker is back after a decade with the movie Paltan and boasts an ensemble cast comprising of Jackie Shroff, Arjun Rampal, Sonu Sood, Gurmeet Choudhary, Harshwardhan Rane, Sonal Chauhan, Siddharth Kapoor with the producer Nidhi Dutta and Director J P Dutta. JP Dutta is known for his patriotic films loved by audiences across the world. Paltan is based on 1967 Nathu La and Cho La clashes along the Sikkim border after 1962 Sino-Indian War. The film will celebrate the life of the brave Indian soliders who fought and defeated the Chinese infiltrators. The trailer h ......read more

Sharjah, UAE, 18 August 2018:   The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry will launch the 2nd edition of the “Grand Summer Discounts” Campaign on Sunday. The campaign, which is organized by the chamber as part of the Sharjah Summer Promotions 2018, will take place during August 19-21. The Mega event, which will include the participation of all the shopping malls and a large number of retail stores in Sharjah, will offer shoppers promotions and discounts up to 80% off on a large variety of products and famous brands. The “Grand Summer Discounts” campaign, which will be held in conjunction with Eid Al Adha, also offers the chance to win hund ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 18, 2018:  Finnair has been connecting east and west for 35 years, and Helsinki Airport has grown into a major hub for travel between Asia and Europe. Finnair and Finavia, the operator of Helsinki Airport, are celebrating this milestone with a short film that speaks of meaningful encounters that take place when people travel. To illustrate the concept of meaningful encounters, Finnair and Finavia brought together two filmmakers from opposite sides of the globe to create a short film. The end result is a 13-minute short film titled “East and West Side Story”, directed by Swedish director Johan Storm and Korean director Wookie, both celebrated directors i ......read more

New model to be offered exclusively by Sharaf DG for a limited time period Dubai, UAE, August 16, 2018:  CASIO has announced the UAE launch of the Pro Trek WSD-F20A - a new smart watch built specifically for the outdoors. The new model is being offered exclusively by Sharaf DG for a limited time period only and can be pre-ordered starting August 16, 2018 with an expected delivery date of August 30, 2018.  According to the company's senior executives, the Pro Trek WSD-F20A, is CASIO's second Wear OS (Android) smartwatch model, which has been carefully designed and developed to meet the demands of more serious outdoor applications. The new unit also offers a built-in GP ......read more

Multi-jet shower head for more showering comfort Intuitive push and turn control unit in minimalist design Large variety of combinations at the highest level Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 August 2018:   Immerse yourself in a new dimension of showering – that is what GROHE SmartControl stands for. From now on, the experience of “Push, Turn, Shower” will be even more multifaceted: The smart technology becomes part of another successful GROHE design line – GROHE Euphoria SmartControl. The new surface-mounted installation provides a significantly slim form of the SmartControl control unit as well as convenient temperature regulation thanks to ......read more

Celebrate Eid in 'Swiss Style' with Skydance from Louis Moinet Dubai, UAE, August 16, 2018:  As a prelude to a much-awaited announcement about ladies’ watches at Baselworld, Louis Moinet has just unveiled the very first reinterpretation of its ladies’ watch, now dubbed the “Skydance”. “Our style has matured a lot over the last ten years, as have our decorative techniques,” explains Jean-Marie Schaller, Louis Moinet’s CEO and Creative Director. “It was high time we extended our tradition of exclusive limited editions to encompass a completely different, contemporary piece.” The timepiece in question has now become a c ......read more

August 16, 2018: Ministry of Tourism in Oman has announced that it will organize recreational activities across all its governorates during Eid Al Adha, as part of its effort to achieve Oman’s tourism strategy goals (2040), aimed at promoting economic diversification, creating employment opportunities, attracting investments, enhancing the value and sustainability of natural and cultural monuments and preserving the heritage and environment of the country.  Locals and tourists will be able to take part in a series of cultural festivals beginning with the Silver Jubilee Park in Sohar, on the second day of Eid Al-Adha and the Al Rustaq Castle Theater in South Al Batinah on the secon ......read more

Dubai, UAE 16 August 2018:   The Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), part of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), has partnered with the Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group (DGJG) to award up to 20 full scholarships for its Certificate in Retail course, which commences on 9 September this year.  These scholarships are being offered only to Emiratis and expatriate residents in the UAE. As the GCSE and A Level results are being released from this week onwards, it is important to remind students that there are alternative pathways to success and a vocational education can be the key to unlocking their true potential. With this in mind, here are fi ......read more

Dubai, 16 August 2018:   Emirates Post Group (EPG), leading postal and non-postal services provider in the region, celebrated the onset of the blessed Eid Al-Adha with children from the Social Child Care Centre affiliated with the Social Services Department of Sharjah. The initiative comprised of providing the youngsters with gifts and arranging for a day filled of fun-filled activities including time spent at Dubai Festival City Mall’s ‘Faby Land’.  “Celebrating the upcoming Eid Al Adha with children of unknown parentage allows us to boost their morale, provide them with the joys associated with preparing for this holiday and support them with integ ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 16, 2018:   Huawei presented a special award to Turkish professor Dr. Erdal Arikan, the inventor of polar codes for 5G, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the development of communications technology. At the ceremony, held at Huawei's global headquarters in Shenzhen, the company also honored more than 100 Huawei scientists and engineers who are working on standards and basic research. Basic research is key to industry development. Theoretical breakthroughs, often made after decades of focused scientific effort, help set the direction of technological progress. With 5G just on the horizon, the paper on polar codes that Professor Arikan publis ......read more

HP Expands Portfolio of VR Solutions   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Aug.16, 2018:  HP Inc. and a global community of creators unveiled a groundbreaking virtual reality (VR) simulation of what life on Mars could look like for a human population of one million people. The HP Mars Home Planet program, led by HP and NVIDIA,® is the culmination of a year-long engagement with the creative community to simulate life on the Red Planet.    The program attracted over 90,000 creative professionals, architects, engineers and students spanning more than 150 countries. The most innovative ideas were brought to life through a VR experience created by Technicolor that pre ......read more

Complementary WiFi at all WiFi UAE hotspots will operate at speeds 10 times faster for five days Dubai, UAE, 16 August 2018:   du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company (EITC), will keep you connected with your loved ones during Eid Al Adha by offering complementary higher-speed WiFi for five days across the UAE. From 19 to 23 August, free WiFi supplied by WiFi UAE will operate 10 times faster at no additional cost. “du believes in creating unmatched connectivity for our customers by offering innovative and uninterrupted communication services. Higher speed WiFi in the UAE is our way of celebrating the joyous occasion of Eid and thanking our customers for t ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 16, 2018:  The SS2018 men’s watch collection celebrates Tommy Hilfiger’s love of motor sports, where speed and immediacy fuse with a touch of vintage nostalgia.    This season the collection offers modern classics, sharp minimalistic silhouettes accented with sport details, along with race track-inspired power pieces, all featuring the iconic Tommy Hilfiger flag logo.   Casual inspiration is portrayed with a modern minimalistic Tommy touch in these round-theclock-ready men’s watches crafted in solid, two-toned/ grey / black ion-plated stainless steel 44mm cases.The smooth designs with multi-eye dials are refined by elegantly propor ......read more

August 16, 2018 – Abu Dhabi, UAE:   Yas Island, the UAE’s premier leisure and entertainment destination, is set to usher in an unforgettable line-up of Eid Al Adha celebrations taking place over the course of the holiday from August 21-26. In addition to Yas Marina’s signature fireworks show, visitors will be spoilt for choice with a wide range of events, activities and cultural celebrations taking place at Yas Waterworld, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi, and Yas Mall. With enough exciting experiences to jam-pack the holiday with family fun, visitors and vacationers needn’t go any further for an Eid Al Adha to remember on Yas Isl ......read more

In the wake of the ongoing floods in Kerala The fee waiver follows a host of initiatives taken by the group to help the flood-stricken Indian state, including a personal contribution of Two Crore Rupees made by Chairman, Dr. B. R. Shetty Dubai, 16 August 2018:   Leading money transfer, foreign exchange and payment solutions brands, UAE Exchange and Unimoni, have waived service fee on remittances to Kerala Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund in the wake of the catastrophic floods that has ravaged the Indian state of Kerala. The initiative which enables the global Indian diaspora to contribute to the relief efforts, follows a personal contribution of two crore rupees ......read more

Newly launched 2019 catalogue makes its way to the UAE celebrating the different ways we live at home  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 August 2018:  IKEA, the region’s favourite Swedish home-furnishing retailer, has launched the 2019 catalogue in its 75th year, at an exclusive event at Marsa Plaza - Dubai Festival City, Residential Apartments by celebrating the many different needs that people have in their lives at home and inviting them to feel alive again. As one of the most widely distributed prints in the world, produced in 35 accessible languages, the catalogue is now available in the UAE.  This year, seven homes have been created as the base for the IKE ......read more

The LA Based Italian joint has announced an irresistible offer to celebrate the launch of its new online delivery app  The brand has also unveiled its new Loyalty Plan to stimulate online sales  August 16, 2018 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates:  To celebrate the launch of its new online ordering app, 800 DEGREES NEAPOLITAN PIZZERIA, an Italian concept originating from L.A. has announced an irresistible offer for all pizza lovers. On every new download of the ‘800 Degrees’ app, customers will receive 2 medium Margherita pizzas absolutely free on minimum order of AED 50 purchased through the app.  This tempting offer can be availed from August 15 ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 16, 2018:  This is what my dreams smell like I make personal and immediate perfumes Deceptively playful Rooted in the unconscious Perplexing the senses Like kaleidoscopic explosions of beauty They can blow you away Baruti is the Greek word for „gunpowder“.  It is used to describe excessive character, bite and certain edginess. I‘d like to believe the creations fulfill the criteria. As making perfumes is a way of expressing myself,  I think my work qualifies as art. Sometimes the message is evident, sometimes a little bit more obscured, but I always speak to the connoisseur in everyone! Radiating blue summer skies,  continuous mu ......read more

Abu Dhabi-based airline to be official shirt and main club sponsor of the Saudi Stars League side Multi-season agreement includes plans for joint marketing, loyalty, and in-flight initiatives  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, August 16, 2018:  Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has signed an agreement to be the official shirt and main sponsor and partner of the Riyadh-based, Saudi Stars League team, Al Nassr FC.   The multi-season partnership was signed today at Etihad Airways’ Innovation Centre in Abu Dhabi, and was attended by senior members of both organisations’ leadership teams.   Players from ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 16 August 2018:   Emirates has introduced new toys from the Emirates Fly with Me collection and Lonely Planet Kids activity kit bags for children travelling in all classes. The new range of toys will come in the top four favourite characters, as voted by customers and fans in a social media competition held last year. Of the 17 characters Emirates introduced on board in the last three years, the top four characters chosen for the new products are Lewis the Lion, Peek U the Panda, Ernie the Penguin, and Savanna the Elephant. The new collection will be on board all flights and across all classes from this month. Family experience on board On short haul ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 16, 2018:  Marks & Spencer moves into Autumn Winter 18, with a sense of confidence and simplicity; celebrating style and championing quality. Throughout the overall season, there is a subtle synergy, presenting collections that are cohesive and versatile, and tailored to her everchanging needs.   Autumn sees the arrival of Poetic, as top to toe colour takes a new feminine direction. A palette of pinks set the tone; from soft blush and rose, to rich burgundy and fuchsia. Luxurious textures enhance the mood, from chunky knitwear to plush corduroy; creating a richness of finish.   Sartorial sees classic shapes and chic tailoring reworked through ......read more

To protect marine environment and ensure safety of national ports and marine installations List of countries whose vessels are prohibited from entering UAE waters before obtaining inspection and conformity certificates from recognised classification bodies, is to ensure no vessel sails in UAE’s territorial waters without meeting the safety and quality standards that ensure safety of their crews and protect the marine environment Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2018:  Emirates Classification Society (Tasneef) has said that it is ready for the decision of H.E. Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development and Chairman of the Federal Transport Authority – ......read more

Strengthening bilateral trade between Hong Kong and the UAE   Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2018:  The bilateral trade relations among Hong Kong and the UAE have long been robust. Adding to the Hong Kong’s business advantages, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) organises more than 30 exhibitions each year to bring together buyers and suppliers from both economies to develop their business.    Mr. Abdul Aziz Nasser, Deputy Director, Middle East, HKTDC announced that nine international fairs, which cover watches and clocks, fashion, electronic products, lighting products, green products and spectacles, will be held in Hong Kong from September to November ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 15th August 2018:  Turkish Airlines, who has recently announced the results of passenger and cargo traffic in July, achieved the highest July load factor (LF) in its history with 85.3%. Despite the high base of July 2017, growth in the number of passengers, revenue per kilometer and load factor, has been an important indicator of the continued increase in global interest to Turkey and Turkish Airlines.    According to July 2018 Traffic Results;  The passenger growth trend continued in July, thus total number of passengers carried went up by 4% reaching 7.8 million passengers, and Load Factor went up to %85.  In July 2 ......read more

Upcoming shopping destination in Iraq to showcase incredible range of retail spaces for top brands to set up shop Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2018:  Smart Stores Expo has announced the participation of Karbala Oasis, an upcoming shopping destination in Iraq, as its retail leasing partner.  This development will see Karbala Oasis showcasing at the trade show its more than 222,873m2 total build up area and more than71,625 m2 leasable area of retail space to premium brands looking to tap into promising business opportunities offered by the improving Iraqi economy.  Based on BMI Research’s latest report, the Iraqi economy is projected to expand 1.5 per cent this year before ......read more

Dubai, UAE; 15 August, 2018:   2XL Furniture and Home Décor, leading luxury furniture and home accessories brand in the UAE, has launched their stylish Nicola dining table and chairs designed to make dining an experience to be cherished. The set consists of a stunning grey and golden dining table and six chairs, all made of fine beech solid wood. The chairs are cushioned and stylishly designed with golden tinge on the edges. The dining table legs are a classic style with golden colour rims.   Nicola dining table and chairs are perfect for a great meal with friends and family as it provides elaborate space for table decorations, and multiple dishes. According to Amit Ya ......read more

For six consecutive years Huawei’s devices has been recognized for being advanced, innovative and technically superior. 15 August 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:   Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) today received an award from the European Image and Sound Association (EISA), a group comprising 55 of the world’s most respected consumer electronics magazines. The HUAWEI P20 Pro was named “EISA Best Smartphone 2018-2019” by the association in recognition of Huawei’s commitment to quality, design and performance, as well as the company’s long track record of introducing stylish, powerful and winning devices. This is the sixth consecutive yea ......read more

Don’t miss the amazing offer with “Smiles by Etisalat” before Modhesh World ends on 25 August Dubai, UAE - 15 August 2018:   As the summer holidays come close to an end, Modhesh World, one of the region’s largest indoor entertainment and amusement facilities, has partnered with “Smiles by Etisalat” to provide visitors with an amazing offer to “buy one get one free” entry ticket from today until 25 August.   The Smiles by Etisalat programme offers several deals and rewards in addition to cinema, shopping, dining, wellness and travel benefits with thousands of partners’ outlets across the UAE. The programme offers ......read more

Prototypes of the first Sports Activity Vehicle for the luxury segment demonstrate their supreme versatility during test drives at the polar circle, on desert tracks and on the highway. Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2018:  The Sports Activity Vehicle is heading for the luxury segment. And on its way there it is undergoing a true endurance test marathon. An equally extensive and diverse test programme takes the camouflaged prototypes of the new BMW X7 across challenging terrain all over the world. Earlier winter test drives on snow and ice at the edge of the polar circle were followed by long-distance endurance tests on desert and gravel tracks under the South African sun. Hectic stop-and-go ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2018:  A new version of the Big Date joins the classic Baroncelli collection. To celebrate its 100th anniversary, Mido has endowed the watch with a large date aperture, with the timepiece powered by its exclusive Caliber 80 movement.    Equipped with a superb round polished steel case, enhanced with an elegant double gadroon bezel, the Baroncelli Big Date stands out due to its large two-level date aperture at six o’clock.    In keeping with the rest of the Baroncelli collection, this new model instantly catches the eye with its exceptionally refined design, as seen in subtle details such as the grained dial and double-sided hands. &n ......read more

The New Super Powerful Galaxy Note9: For Those Who Want It All With all-day performance, a new S Pen and intelligent camera, nothing keeps up with your life like Galaxy Note9 DUBAI, UAE – August 15, 2018;  Samsung Gulf Electronics today announced the latest addition to its premium Note series with Galaxy Note9 during an event held at the Habtoor Palace, LXR Hotels & Resorts, in Dubai. The Note series has been recognized for including the company’s latest groundbreaking innovations, and Galaxy Note9 builds on this legacy with a premium smartphone that delivers the ultimate in performance; a new S Pen with connectivity for the first time ever; and Samsung’s ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2018:  Let your true colours come out this fall with pops of colour and playful graphics with these trendy statement handbags from GUESS.  The GUESS fall collection is full of fun oversized structured totes, logo-heavy backpacks with patchwork and ultra-mini cross body bags in black and metallic hues that are practical and oh so cute! ...read more

Brand Furthers #AExME Platform By Celebrating Real Kids, Self-Expression and Jeans Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2018:  American Eagle (NYSE: AEO) announces the launch of its multifaceted Ne(X)t Level Jeans Campaign as an extension of its #AExME brand platform, which celebrates freedom, individuality and difference. The fall campaign intersects the worlds of fashion, music, and youth culture by highlighting how real customers express themselves in their Ne(X)t Level jeans. “Our fall campaign and back-to-school collection—featuring Ne(X)t Level jeans at the core—is setting standards for innovation, style, fit and quality,” said Chad Kessler, American Eagle Global B ......read more

14 August 2018 – Dubai, International SOS and Control Risks, the world’s leading medical and security risk experts, provide advice on how to have a healthy Hajj in Saudi Arabia, as well as important tips for business travellers to the region during the pilgrimage this month.  Close to 3 million foreign and domestic pilgrims are expected to perform their religious duties in Mecca, Mina, Arafat & Muzdalifah between Sunday 19 August and Friday 24 August, with many also travelling to Medina in the weeks before and after the pilgrimage. Hundreds of thousands of travellers will have already arrived in Saudi Arabia, and local authorities and transportation hubs have been pre ......read more

Keep the kids entertained at LEGOLAND® Dubai this Eid with extended opening hours and continued ‘70 days of Summer’ celebrations Dubai, 15 August 2018:  Awesome Awaits this Eid at LEGOLAND® Dubai with a range of fun family activities on offer from 16-24 August. With the holiday almost upon us, LEGOLAND Dubai has rounded up the top reasons to visit the park over the holiday, while keeping all the family entertained.  70 Days of Summer  Guests visiting LEGOLAND Dubai still have the chance to experience an awesome new activity or offer each day of the week with the ‘70 Days of Summer’ program, running until 31st August 2018.  Thi ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2018:  His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), has ordered the release of 272 prisoners on the occasion of Eid Al Adha. The pardoned prisoners had been sentenced to jail terms with definitive sentences. Sheikh Saud pledged to settle the financial obligations of the released prisoners. Sheikh Saud made the move to offer the prisoners the chance to start a new life and alleviate the suffering of their families. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah and Chairman of Ras Al Khaimah’s Judicial Council, gave the instruction for the required procedures to be complet ......read more

There are some people in the history of sport that cannot be defined merely as ‘champions’. When they exceed the limits set by their time and enter the superhuman ‘Hall of Fame’ of those who have broken all barriers by crossing the line of the inconceivable, it is then that they undergo the natural progression that turns them into legends.   Tazio Nuvolari, the champion driver who dominated the decades between 1920 and the late forties, is quite obviously such a sportsman.   When, almost 30 years ago, Eberhard & Co. decided to celebrate his enterprises by creating a collection that bears his name, the figure of Tazio had become shrouded by th ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2018:  On the blessed occasion of Eid Al Adha, CBUAE wishes the UAE leadership, the public and all the Arab and Islamic countries many happy returns. Moreover, CBUAE confirms that it has provided all banks operating in UAE with new banknotes to meet their customers’ needs, in line with UAE’s social traditions during Eid Seasons. Furthermore, CBUAE instructed all banks to take necessary arrangements to ensure the public’s needs of new banknotes are adequately met, and to coordinate with CBUAE to that end. ...read more

RAK Hospital and Waldorf Astoria team up for this community health event. On-the-spot complimentary health evaluations for attendees to provide each participant with an overall health report card Counseling on personality enhancement, relationship issues sleep disorders and stress management.  14 August 2018 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates:   To promote the culture of wellness and help people gain a holistic outlook on health, RAK Hospital has collaborated with Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah for a one-of-its kind workshop. The interactive session will address various aspects of health including physical activity, nutrition and stress management while f ......read more

Two New Styler Models to Set New Standard in AI and Design DUBAI - UAE, Aug. 14, 2018 —   LG Electronics (LG) will unveil advanced models of its revolutionary Styler clothing care system at IFA 2018.  Both the Styler ThinQ and Styler Mirrored Glass Door feature unique features for enhancing user convenience while keeping clothes cleaner, more hygienic and stylish. Users can control the Styler ThinQ using voice commands while the Styler Mirrored Glass Door maximizes functionality in the home. The new LG Styler ThinQ and LG Styler Mirrored Glass Door boast the high performance level and advanced technology of the original Styler. With TrueSteam™, the new Styler ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2018:  Eid is around the corner and the last thing we want for you is to be gift-less and uncertain of what to buy for your loved ones on this special occasion. Our curated Eid gift guide includes unique gifts that will impress the special ones in your life and will express your token of love for them. Whether you're on a budget or you want to splurge, we hope this guide makes your gift hunting process a little easier!  Rodial Bee Venom Collection - AED 1,110 from Bloomingdales.  Ban.do Get It Together Backpack – AED 320 from Virgin Megastore.  The Organic Pharmacy Discovery Kit - AED 325 from Harvey Nichols. Cocolux Austral ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2018:  If you’re a hardware enthusiast who’s been keeping a finger on the pulse of the industry, you’ve probably already read the news: Intel has delayed its 10nm chipsets again, and this time to the second half of 2019. When the world’s largest integrated device manufacturer (IDM) announced its product roadmap, the 10nm line of processors were slated for a 2016 release, but citing problems with yield, Intel was forced to postpone the launch of its products once again. The current top-of-the-line enthusiast-grade Intel CPU is fabricated using the 14nm process. But first, what do those numbers really mean? In short, not much today—i ......read more

Restructuring Updates The Company appoints Mr. Yousef Al Mulla as the new Group Chief Executive Officer effective 26 August 2018 The Company is currently devising a fresh restructuring plan that will carry forward the legacy of the ongoing restructuring and recapitalization drive and ensures the continuity of the Company and its ability to grow and win new business The new plan will be considerate of the rights of all key stakeholders and will be announced in due course The BOD assures shareholders that it is exerting all its efforts and will continue to do so to safeguard the best interests of all its shareholders and to ensure the seamless operation of the Company and its conti ......read more

UAE, August 14, 2018 – The Department of Economic Development - Ajman (DED-Ajman) announced the seizure of two warehouses in Al-Jaraf industrial area, confiscating more than 60,000 fake goods of well-known brand names, worth AED 6,220,000 million. The move falls within the framework of an inspection campaign carried out by the inspectors of the Department of Combating Commercial Fraud, in line with the efforts to secure the markets and combat commercial fraud, thereby ensuring the highest levels of protection of customer rights. All necessary legal actions were taken, and penalties have been imposed against violators, following the confiscation of counterfeit products, which included s ......read more

Increase of 17 per cent in the number of pilgrims booked with Etihad, compared to 2017 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, August 14, 2018:   Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is operating additional flights between Abu Dhabi and its destinations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to facilitate the movement of thousands of pilgrims for Hajj. Until 28 August Etihad will operate special charters to carry pilgrims on its additional flights to Jeddah and Medina Airport. All flights will operate alongside regular scheduled services. The top inbound destinations for the Hajj Etihad flights are the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, Pakistan, Ind ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2018:  SAIC Motor has achieved its highest ever position on the Fortune 500 list, ranking first among Chinese auto companies. Appearing on the prestigious list for a 14th consecutive year, SAIC Motor has been ranked No. 36 by US-based Fortune magazine, five places higher than the previous year. The accolade follows the brand achieving a sales revenue of 128.819 billion US Dollars and car sales of 6.93 million units in the 2017 financial year, a 6.8 percent increase on the previous year. Already well established globally, SAIC Motor has sales networks in 13 core countries and regions including ASEAN, Middle East, Africa, Europe and Oceania, as well as an innovat ......read more

A discount-filled retail promotion for the deal-hunters in the UAE is happening and here’s what you may expect… Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2018:  Eid is one of the most auspicious occasions in a Muslim’s life but in UAE, even the non-Muslims get the opportunity to be a part something as big as Eid al Adha. Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ has a reputation of coming out with one-of-a-kind deals, especially on Eid to delight its customer base and this time it’s not any different.  Union Coop will be releasing a combined promotion from 16th to 26th August, namely Eid al Adha celebration and ‘Back to School’. The first promotion will see di ......read more

Back-to-School discounts and deals starting now to September 9th  14th August 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:   SOUQ.com is excited to launch thousands of back-to-school deals for students across all grades starting now to September 9th. Sit back, relax and spend the last few days of summer stress-free by stocking up on all back-to-school essentials at unbeatable prices from SOUQ.com, your one stop destination for all back to school needs.  Parents and students can purchase a wide selection of kids and teen backpacks, stationery, apparel, electronics including laptops, tablets and printers, as well as snacks and confectionery and much more directly from SOUQ.com ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2018:  HireRight, a leading provider of global candidate due diligence services, has announced findings from its 2018 EMEA Employment Screening Benchmark Report. Finding, retaining and developing talent has been earmarked as a key challenge this year for more than half (52%) of EMEA businesses, according to the latest annual EMEA employment screening benchmark report from HireRight. In this year’s survey of human resource (HR) and risk professionals in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), employee growth emerged as one of the top priorities for EMEA businesses. 71% of companies reported that they are planning to grow their workforce in 2018, compare ......read more

Admissions still open for September 2018 intake at government-backed vocational training college  Dubai, UAE; 14 August 2018:   With GCSEs and A-Level examination results due to be released shortly, high school leavers across Dubai will be focused on taking the next steps towards their future careers. The pressures of decision-making can often pose a dilemma for young people who want to continue their studies but do not wish to take the traditional academic routes – and it is important to remind students that there are alternative pathways to success.  This year, Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) is providing various op ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2018:  Today, Lenovo is launching a brand-new addition to its ThinkPad mobile workstation portfolio – the ThinkPad P1. Lenovo’s thinnest, lightest and sleekest mobile workstation, the ThinkPad P1 gives users the style they want and the performance they need. The ThinkPad P1 fulfills the desire for workstation performance and reliability in a thin and light design. The result is an ideal recipe of workstation power and an ultra-premium look and feel. There is arguably no company that better combines high performance with beauty better than luxury sports car manufacturer, Aston Martin. For them, the ThinkPad P1 represents not only an opportunity to ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 14, 2018:   JAGGAER, the world’s largest independent spend management company, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has named JAGGAER(Advantage) highest for ability to execute in its 2018 “Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites.”* Earlier this year JAGGAER was named as a Leader in Gartner, Inc’s 2018 “Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites.”** JAGGAER believes that our company was placed in the Leaders quadrant because of our robust product development and market understanding, and our ability to support global implementations with strong localized support. JAGGAER feels that our ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Aug 14, 2018:   Don’t just send your loved ones a Whatsapp message to wish them a blessed Eid Al Adha. Instead, make them feel special by spending time enjoying interactive roaming entertainment, sharing unforgettable moments over a scrumptious meal at international restaurants and shopping together at Mall of the Emirates, City Centres, My City Centres and Matajer malls in the UAE. The malls have pulled out all the stops to make the Eid Al Adha celebrations memorable for residents and tourists with diverse family activities that will offer plenty of picture perfect moments to share on social media.   Mall of the Emirates  After ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2018:  OMEGA, Official Patron of the PGA of America, has concluded its week-long program and on-site activation at the 100th PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club. Brooks Koepka won the PGA Championship by two strokes with an overall score of 69-63- 66-66 = 264 (-16) for his third Major Championship victory. To kick off Championship week, OMEGA ambassadors Sergio Garcia, Rory McIlroy and Tommy Fleetwood celebrated the 100th PGA Championship by hitting a 100-yard shot at the iconic Gateway Arch National Park. On Tuesday night, OMEGA hosted a media reception to thank the media for their hard work in advance of covering the 100th PGA Championship. On Wedne ......read more

Celebrations highlight Arabic tradition and Emirati culture   Dubai, 14 August 2018:  Dragon Mart 2 will celebrate Eid Al Adha with a cultural extravaganza featuring traditional Nabati poetry readings, a live concert by renowned Emirati songstress Balqees Ahmed Fathi, fun and games with the much-loved television series Iftah Ya Simsim and more. Nabati Poetry: 24 August at 4 pm Dragon Mart will host a ‘House of Poetry’ Nabati poetry session, held under the patronage of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation this Eid, featuring readings by eminent Emirati poets Obaid Al Kabi, Abdullah Abdul Hadi Ghareeb Al Ahbabi, Bakhit Mohammed Salem Mohammed Al-Muhri ......read more

Celebrate the Italian’s best day of Summer - the Italian way - surrounded by friends, great cocktails and delicious Italian bites   Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2018:  Luigia, the truly authentic Italian restaurant, located at the Rixos Premium in JBR, announces a one off Aperitivo special in celebration of the Italian holiday, Ferragosto.    Ferraagosto takes place on the 15th August every year and is an ancient Italian festive celebration, second only to Christmas. It is a day away from work, for friends and loved ones to get together and share stories over delicious food.    Luigia invites guests to celebrate the best day of Summer, the Ital ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2018:  kate spade’s latest collection is tapping the late 80s and early 90s for inspiration with its gorgeous plaid items. Plaid is in for the new season and kate spade welcomes it back with open arms. It's not a groundbreaking print, but kate spade still found fresh ways to showcase the gorgeous print. This Fall, channel your inner Cher and Dionne from the hit chick flick, Clueless, and pull a stunning school girl look with plaid everything: plaid jackets, pants, dresses and not to mention new line of stylish plaid handbags. ...read more

Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2018:  A luxurious gentleman is easily spotted by his fashion sense and adding this treasure of a timepiece to your collection will ensure that your style exceeds the criterion. Sleek and light, Lacoste Moon watches are the result of an exercise in style based on the timeless design, bringing time down to the essential. This new collection is inspired by the sobriety of bygone days: round shape, slim case and minimalist dial with the signature crocodile. An encounter between finesse and functionality, the Moon watch for men is the very essence of the new urban chic. A refined, well-balanced design and the precision of its diameter are the signatures of the f ......read more

Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare pledges to contribute Rs. 50 lakhs or AED 265,000 to Kerala Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2018:   To support the victims of one of the worst floods that Kerala has seen in recent history, displacing more than 54000 people, Aster Disaster Support Team has been mobilized to provide humanitarian aid. Consisting of more than 200 medical and non-medical volunteers from Aster DM Healthcare’s network of hospitals in India and led by Aster Volunteers Global Programme, the Aster Disaster Support Team has started working with local government relief centres in Wayanad, Ernakul ......read more

Under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) announces landmark 25th edition in strategic partnership with the Central Bank of Bahrain  Over 1200 global industry powerhouses, policy makers, innovators and stakeholders will converge for the three-day long forum. Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2018:  Held under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the strategic partnership of the Central Bank of Bahrain, the World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) will take place on November 26th, 27th & 28th in the King ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2018:  A new study from the Conservation Ecology Research Unit (CERU) at the University of Pretoria set out to unravel migration in the world’s largest terrestrial mammal - the savanna elephant. Migration, a term often associated with wildebeest in the Serengeti, is more common amongst large mammals than one might think, particularly in species that inhabit highly seasonal environments. A common assumption is that elephants also migrate but until now there has been a lack of evidence to support this notion. “We know elephants can move long distances and that these movements often coincide with changes in season, but whether or not these movements ......read more

Less is often more   Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2018:  Chronoswiss concentrates on the essentials for the new Flying Grand Regulator Skeleton: With its barely existent dial and a skeletonized movement, the stunning timepiece is thus freed from all superfluous material in an innovative manner. The result is a multidimensional Regulator watch with an elaborately constructed dial and deep insights.   The skeletonization exudes a particularly contemporary aura due to the masculine size of 44 mm and the innovative clear lines of the piece. In addition to the uncomplicated language of design, the dynamic coloring supports this effect. The funnel-shaped hour scale in is an ab ......read more

W1 series switches are uniquely designed to complement modern Kenyan homes  Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2018:  Panasonic Homes & Living, today unveiled the all new high-quality BS Type wiring devices ‘W1 Series’ switches and sockets for the Kenyan market.  The W1 Series switches and sockets, which complement the brand’s comprehensive range of innovative solutions for the construction segment, are uniquely designed for commercial and residential use. The event, attended by senior management representatives from PMMAF, also included a product orientation on the full W1 Series switches and sockets.   Celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2018:   Luxury Swiss watchmaker, RAYMOND WEIL is proud to unveil a new music collaboration as part of its Music Icons Series. The Marshall Amplification Limited Edition timepiece part of the tango collection pays tribute to the iconic amplifier and speaker cabinet, renowned for being used by the most iconic musicians of all time. This exclusive watch pays homage to the distinctive style and appeal of Marshall, playing on generous volumes to delightful effect.   RAYMOND WEIL is delighted to unveil its newest music collaboration which pays tribute to the legendary British manufacturer - Marshall Amplification. The unique timepiece incorporates subtle ......read more

13 August 2018, Dubai UAE:   The region’s top beauty supplier, Nazih Trading, have introduced a new line for skincare from Dr. Renaud – Renowned French skincare professionals. The new Smoothing & Energizing Mimosa range, which has been launched this month in the region, will help protect the skin from external and internal aggressions, including fighting pollution, blue light and the first signs of aging.  This range is particularly targeted at those between the ages of 20 to 40, who are looking for more than hydration. Like all Dr. Renaud products, the formula calms the skin, allowing it to become more receptive to the other ingredients. This is becaus ......read more

Ripe Market returns for the second time to the Mall, welcoming a host of local artisans who will showcase their produce Dubai, UAE, 13th August 2018:   To cool off the summer heat, Dubai Festival City Mall will be a bringing back Dubai’s favorite Ripe Market, for the second time., Being an indoor pop-up event, the market will take place on Friday the 17th of August, from 10 am – 10 pm, catering to our shopper’s love for healthy food, artisanal crafts and fitness activities.  Activities the whole family can enjoy – Becky Balderstone, Founder of Ripe encourages the whole family to visit, commenting: "The Ripe Market has grown significantly in t ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 13, 2018:   Visitors to Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project, is set for a memorable Eid Al Adha as the destination offers a variety of entertainment, deals and offers across the Mall and Hotels.    Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate   Residential property   This Eid Al Adha, own an apartment in Marsa Plaza by availing attractive offers on purchase. Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate is offering its customers 100% waiver on Dubai Land Department fee along with no commission, no service charges and AED 50,000 gift vouchers from Dubai Festival City.    Duba ......read more

A student from Egypt was chosen among the four winners of the most-coveted CISI Global Educational Trust Award this year, to be the first from the region to receive this award GET Award underlines CISI’s commitment to tapping the rich potential of young generation to lead the future of the financial services profession    Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2018:  The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI), the leading professional body for securities, investments, wealth and financial planning professionals, recently announced the winners of this year’s CISI Global Education Trust (GET) Awards. Amongst these is Egyptian student, Aya Elbuhaisi, the ......read more

Mundipharma’s range of BETADINE®  products, including hand cleansers, proven to be effective in preventing spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and other illnesses2-7 13 August 2018, Dubai, UAE:   Haj and Umra pilgrims preparing to travel to Mecca have been advised to make personal health and hygiene a top priority after cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus was reported. Between 12 January through 31 May 2018, the National IHR Focal Point of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia reported 75 laboratory confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS_CoV), including twenty-three (23) deaths.1  With thousand ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2018:  Event Listing: Event: ‘72 years of India’ celebrations When:   August 15th to 17th, 2018 Location: Bollywood Parks™ - Dubai Parks and Resorts To celebrate ‘72 years of India’, Bollywood Parks™ Dubai will host exclusive dance performances, patriotic music, traditional Indian food stalls and special decorations throughout the park from 15 to 17 August. Watch as the park comes to life in the evening with celebrations for the whole family!  Doors open at 3pm until 11pm, so people can celebrate the occasion with all 17 indoor rides and attractions, live shows, fine dining and lots more. ...read more

Ras Al Khaimah, 13 August 2018:  RAK International Corporate Centre (RAK ICC), a world-class corporate registry in Ras Al Khaimah, has recently visited the Republic of Mauritius to introduce the growth opportunities that it offers to international business companies. Led by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of RAK ICC, along with RAK ICC CEO Dr Sameer Al Ansari, the delegation met with high-level government officials, senior executives of banking institutions, as well as corporate service providers in Mauritius. The discussions covered various opportunities for cooperation, such as experience and information sharing, technical support especially through the ......read more

Opportunity for employers to leverage UAE Happiness Agenda to help staff manage work environment and improve health Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2018:  Cigna Corporation’s (NYSE:CI) business in the Middle East today launched the results of its 2018 Cigna 360o Well-Being Survey – Future Assured. Factoring in the responses of the resident UAE population for the second consecutive year, the findings indicate that overall well-being remains stable with residents more confident of their ability to manage current and future costs, and the majority confirming a good work-life balance. Now in its fourth year, the survey adopted a more forward-looking approach to exploring peopl ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2018:  Al-Futtaim ACE is celebrating Eid al-Adha with 25-75% off thousands of product lines available both in-store and online.    Customers can enjoy exciting deals on quality products from home, DIY, outdoor and garden products and the offers also extend to electronics products from Plug Ins including TVs, mobile phones and more   There are also plenty of activities in-store to keep everyone entertained including a Henna artist and balloons and face painting for kids and lots more.    Details of the event:    Event: Al-Futtaim ACE Eid Massive Event  Date: August 21-25 (available online from ......read more

Countries as Turkey, Serbia and Peru amongst others are participating at Bawadi Mall’s annual event Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, 12 August 2018:   A group of the world’s best dancers have come together for ‘Around the World’ Festival that is being hosted by Al Ain’s favourite shopping and entertainment destination – Bawadi Mall. The event, true to the real values of dance and story-telling culture, witnesses participation of countries as Turkey, Peru and Serbia among others that enthral the audiences with their spectacular performances.  Held in partnership with Department of Culture and Tourism and in participation with Abu Dhabi Sum ......read more

For just AED250, du is offering the best roaming Hajj bundle this season for pilgrims at the most competitive prices in the UAE Dubai, UAE, 13 August 2018:   In an effort to make the Hajj experience different for its customers this year, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), introduced a generous roaming bundle for people going for Hajj from the UAE with unlimited voice calls and 14GB data. To enable pilgrims to connect with their family and friends, the new roaming bundle offers customers unlimited voice calls including local calls in Saudi Arabia and calls back to the UAE and GCC countries. Throughout their spiritual journey, du customers can ......read more

This reflects The Sustainable City’s drive towards a sustainable and egalitarian future Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13, August 2018:   The Sustainable City (TSC), the Middle East’s first fully-operational sustainable community, is commemorating International Youth Day by aligning with Dolores Shelleh, the first and youngest Jordanian woman set to climb the Everest, and appointing her as Brand Ambassador. The Sustainable City selected Dolores because she represents the epitome of young potential and is a strong idol for women whom she will inspire. As part of its mission to progress upon ecological development goals, The Sustainable City whole-heartedly supports w ......read more

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