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January 16, 2019:  ‘The idea of the collection came up at the very beginning of my collaboration with Christopher and it went through many different creative stages and ideas. We knew it had to be narrative, created with a free spirit and no limit or boundaries.’ – Francis KurkdjianIntroducing Burberry Bespoke: a collection o... Read more
H.E. Eng. Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih witnessed the significant progress being made at Barakah   16 January 2019:   H.E. Eng. Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) expressed his appreciation for the significant development of the Barakah Nu... Read more
Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2019:  World No. 1 Simona Halep is eagerly looking forward to making a return to the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships for the first time in three years when play kicks off next month..  . The Dubai Duty Free WTA Player Ambassador heads an incredible field that includes all but one of the top 10 as she seeks to ... Read more
Celebrate diversity  and spirit of tolerance at BurJuman with ‘Around the World’ Dubai, UAE, 16 January 2019:  BurJuman is celebrating one of the UAE’s most-established retail events – the much feted Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) – until the 2nd of February 2019. Shoppers and families are invited to visi... Read more
The launch was held in association with Dubai Shopping Festival, as part of the ‘Dubai Exclusive” theme January 16th 2019; Dubai, UAE:   Premium luxury jewelry house Dhamani 1969 unveiled a feminine and colorful line of light and ready-to-wear jewels, CHRYSALIS. The beautifully crafted unique collection, set in gold, diam... Read more
Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2019:   In line with its strategy of promoting arts and culture in the Sultanate, Al Mouj Muscat, Oman's leading Integrated Tourism Complex, hosted a photography exhibition titles "Layers of Oman". Focusing on the rich heritage, lifestyle and nature of ancient Oman, the exhibition showcased some ... Read more
Sharjah - 16 January 2019:  SteelFab 2019, the region’s premier metal working event, held 11 technical seminars during its 2nd day that discussed both automation and integration. The 15th edition of the exhibition is being held during January 14-17 at Expo Centre Sharjah.On its third day, SteelFab will hold 11 additional seminars, w... Read more
Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2019:  Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, announced Donson Michael from India as the winner of the ‘Dream Home’ grand prize of Al Ansari Exchange’s Winter Promotion 2018. The draw, which was streamed live on the company’s social media platform... Read more
Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2019:  Built for performance and driven by passion, Scuderia Ferrari presents a powerful new line of watch designs.Italian for Driver , the name PILOTA cpatures the cool, competitive character of this dynamic chrono collection with cockpit style instrumentation dial details”This Scuderia Ferrari timepiece is for A... Read more
Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2019:   Leading UAE law firm, Hadef & Partners has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to become the official legal supporter of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019..  . The agreement will see almost 100 of Hadef & Partners’ highly-experienced lawyers from the UAE, Middle East and i... Read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: January 16th 2019:   On February 4-7 2019, LABELIANS will be exhibiting for the 3rd time in the French Pavilion at MEDLAB Dubai. The teams from LABELIANS will present, at their stand, their full range of pre-analytical, sampling transport, molecular biology, liquid handling products, etc... Plus, in a much- aw... Read more
Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2019:  Problem – skin tone varies frequently but who has the budget for a wide range of foundations? Answer is simple – the new essence Darkening / Lightening Make-up Drops that you can mix to find your perfect shade. The innovative liquid drops can be mixed with your favourite foundation in order to gi... Read more
ENEC sponsoring and exhibiting at WFES 2019 ENEC committed to sustainable working practices across all aspects of its businessAbu Dhabi, UAE – 16 January 2019:   The Emirates Nuclear Corporation (ENEC) and its subsidiaries, the Nawah Energy Company and Barakah One Company, are participating for the seventh year in the World Fu... Read more
John Pearson became official Board Member for DHL Express on January 1, 2019 With focus on quality and digitalization DHL Express will ensure its leadership in the industryDubai, UAE, January 16th, 2019:   The new CEO of DHL Express, John Pearson, is expecting continued positive developments for the global express market and the company,... Read more
 

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Sharjah - 17 January 2019:  A first of its kind trade exhibition in the region showcasing different industries under a single roof has got under way at Expo Centre Sharjah on Thursday. Organized and managed by Anjuman Najmi S. C., Sharjah, the three-day Dawoodi Bohra Trade Expo 2019 will continue until January 19 (Saturday). The Dawoodi Bohra Trade Expo was inaugurated by Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Salem Al Qasimi, in the presence of HE Shri Vipul, the Consul General of India; HE Mohamed Ahmed Amin, Acting Director-General of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI); and HE Saif Mohamed Al Midfa, CEO of Expo Centre Sharjah. The inauguration was also attended by a number of of ......read more

January 17, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: CompTIA A+ 220-902 is an exam that is given in order to get CompTIA A+ certification. This exam is a must for all the candidates who want to have entry level jobs in the field. This is a 90-minutes exam that comprises of 90 questions. The candidates have to pass the 220-901 exams before they can apply for this exam. This exam is pass by most of the IT professionals who want to give their career a considerable boost. The exam costs $219 USD and is valid for three years. The validity period can change. The candidates need to have a 9-12 months experience to pass this exam. CompTIA A+ 220-902 Exam and Its Related Certification CompTIA A+ 220-902 exam is t ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2019:   At Intersec 2019, Huawei will introduce its latest cutting-edge Safe City solutions & CCTV, which are aimed at enhancing public safety innovation in the region. As the headline sponsor and Exclusive Artificial Intelligence Partner of Intersec 2019, Huawei will use the event as a platform to demonstrate its AI-driven portfolio and announce new partnerships with leading ICT players at Stand S1-I26, Sheikh Saeed Hall 1, Dubai World Trade Center from January 20th to 22nd.  Huawei’s video cloud solutions include its AI-enabled Ultra HD 4K & Software Defined Cameras with matrix intelligence and video cloud platform for video and image ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2019:  The Board of Directors of the Central Bank of the UAE, held its first meeting for 2019 following its restructuring, on 14th January 2019, at the Central Bank Head Office – Abu Dhabi, under the chairmanship of H.E. Hareb Masood Al Darmaki, the Chairman of the Board. The meeting was attended by H.E. Abdulrahman Saleh Al Saleh, Deputy Chairman of the Board and H.E. Mubarak Rashed Al Mansoori, the Governor, and Board members; Their Excellencies Younis Haji Al Khoori, Khaled Mohammed Salem Balama, Khalid Ahmad Al Tayer and Ali Mohammed Al Madawi Al Remeithi, as well as by Their Excellencies Mohamad Ali Bin Zayed Al Falasi, Deputy Governor, Saif Hadef Al S ......read more

  Thursday 17th January 2019:   The Board of Directors of the Central Bank of the UAE, held its first meeting for 2019 following its restructuring, on 14th January 2019, at the Central Bank Head Office – Abu Dhabi, under the chairmanship of H.E. Hareb Masood Al Darmaki, the Chairman of the Board. The meeting was attended by H.E. Abdulrahman Saleh Al Saleh, Deputy Chairman of the Board and H.E. Mubarak Rashed Al Mansoori, the Governor, and Board members; Their Excellencies Younis Haji Al Khoori, Khaled Mohammed Salem Balama, Khalid Ahmad Al Tayer and Ali Mohammed Al Madawi Al Remeithi, as well as by Their Excellencies Mohamad Ali Bin Zayed Al Falasi, Deputy Governor, ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 17, 2019:  The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) signed today an agreement with Neuron. As per the agreement, Neuron will be the third party administrator (TPA) for the Saada health programme. The agreement was signed by HE Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the DHA and HE Mohammed Al Mutaiwei, Chairman of Neuron, in the presence of Saleh Al Hashimi, Advisor of Dubai Health Insurance Corporation; Umair Nizami, Managing Director and Board Member of Neuron and other senior health officials.  Saada means happiness in Arabic and the programme is one of the smartest health insurance schemes in the world. It is applicable for all nationals ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2019:  January 15, 2019  was marked a special date to World Fashion Designer Walid Atallah, who amazed his audience with a new innovation at Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR, where he launched his new collection “Precious” consisted of all new Haute Couture dresses. The event was attended by the Lebanese Actress and Singer Dalida Khalil, as well as VIP personalities, media celebrities and Social Media Influencers; Sponsored by Microsafe International Group, Kaya Clinic Group, Afrina Salon Group, La Fiesta Event Management Company, organized by Media on Click and presented by Emcee Bassam Nader.  Walid Atallah’s designs never fail to insp ......read more

GROHE rewards design students from Art'Com Sup Design School as part of its Design Series program United Arab Emirates, Dubai , 17 January 2019 -   As part of its ongoing efforts to support and invest in university students, GROHE, the world’s leading provider of sanitary fittings, partnered with Art’Com Sup School of Design to introduce for the first time in Morocco the GROHE Design Series program. Three winners were announced during the final ceremony, headed by Lina Varytimidou, Director of PR and Communications at Grohe, East Mediterranean, Middle East and Africa, in the presence of university senior representatives and students. The regional program wa ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2019:  The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) has successfully kicked-off  the 5th edition of the annual Camel Trek on Wednesday.   Ten brave UAE residents have joined the 700 km camel trek which started from Ghayathi, in the western region of Abu Dhabi.  This year’s camel trek is the fifth edition organized by HHC.    Hind bin Demaithan Al Qemzi, HHC Director of Events, said: “The trekkers come from various nationalities, including an Emirati, American, British, Argentinean, French, Algerian and Indian. They were carefully selected from a pool of applicants who participated in our training program at Al Nakhra came ......read more

Dubai, January 17, 2019:   Dubai-based international athlete Sarra Lajnef has added to her impressive list of accolades the Women Leadership Award from the World Women Leadership Congress for her outstanding personal achievements and resolute determination in pursuit of sporting excellence. Sarra’s inspirational accomplishments came to the attention of the Middle East Women Leadership Awards committee after an extensive research process, which resulted in a shortlist of individuals who ‘are doing extraordinary things’. Shortlisted names were then put forward to a jury of senior leaders, researchers and academicians who judged the contenders based on a range of ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2019:  HUGO BOSS presents new Legacy collection, a new line of characterful watches in homage to the sporty, chic and casual style of its founder   The Legacy collection is introducing the casual vintage style with a contemporary touch of masculinity and sportiveness.   This mindful design of the HUGO Watches Focus Collection mirrors a mentality of confidence and clarity.   Wearers of these multifunctional watches know that they choose exactly what to focus on, whatever the day, date and hour.   This Hugo Boss timepiece is priced at  AED 1095 and is available across Hour Choice stores in the UAE.   ...read more

Accountancy and finance body ICAEW says recent developments and plans announced by Dubai’s government highlights the emirate’s promising trajectory towards cementing its influential position as a future-proof global business capital. The plans, which include a geo-economic map for the city, the first virtual commercial city in the region, free economic and creative zones in universities, and Dubai International Financial Center’s (DIFC) expansion plan, aim to accelerate the development of Dubai’s business landscape. Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2019:  Commenting on recent plans and pledges announced by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President an ......read more

Airline to operate largest commercial aircraft in the world for four month period during summer peak Dubai, UAE, 17 January 2019:   Emirates will operate its A380 aircraft to and from Amman between 01 June and 26 October 2019, in response to increased demand for travel during the summer period. This adjustment will see the airline operate one of its three daily flights on the route (EK 903/904) with its flagship A380. This will be the first time that Emirates will operate a scheduled A380 service to Amman, following the historic one-off A380 flight operated in September 2016. Adil Al Ghaith, Emirates’ Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations for Gulf, Middle East &a ......read more

Persil is delighted to announce the signing of Nancy Ajram, renowned Lebanese Artist, as Persil’s Regional Brand Ambassador Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2019:  Introduced in 1907, Persil, Henkel’s leading brand & laundry expert, has been providing cutting-edge German laundry technology and is every household’s laundry partner. Persil has succeeded in maintaining its leading market position by upholding one main mission: understanding and meeting consumers’ needs. As a brand, which keenly focuses on family care and wellbeing, Persil has identified Nancy Ajram, a successful career woman and a devoted mother, to represent the brand. “We are very e ......read more

Sharjah, UAE, 17 January 2019:  HE Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, stated that the ties between both the UAE and Kosovo are historically strong, which extend back to the time of the founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. He remarked these ties grew into an integrated economic partnership, which resulted in ground-breaking agreements on the avoidance of double taxation, and the protection and promotion of investment and civil aviation, among others.   Al Mansoori said this during the UAE-Kosovo Economic Forum, which was organized by the Federation of UAE Chambers of Commerce and Industry, in cooperation with th ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2019:  Due to the consolidation of bilateral relations between United Arab Emirates and Republic of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan House Dubai held a successful grand opening ceremony on January 15, 2019 at the Mall Jumeirah, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of the Economic of the United Arab Emirates and Shaheen Mustafayev, Minister of Economic Development of Azerbaijan, as well as VIP personalities, Media Celebrities and Social Media Bloggers.  Azerbaijan had established the Office of Trade Representative, Embassy of Republic of Azerbaijan in the UAE, Azerbaijan Trade House, and Azerbaijan House Restaurant. The Resta ......read more

Samsung is redefining the customer journey with a spectacle of seamless connectivity experiences built upon a cutting-edge retail strategy Dubai, United Arab Emirates – January 17th, 2019 –  In an innovative first for the MENA region, Samsung Gulf Electronics has celebrated the official opening of its latest Multi-Experience Store to give the region’s digitally-savvy customers a new destination to embrace the company’s technological ecosystem. Situated in The Dubai Mall’s premium downtown retail environment, the state-of-the-art showroom builds on Samsung’s ‘Connected Living’ tenet; transforming Samsung fans’ brand involvemen ......read more

Report provides a comprehensive overview of challenges and opportunities in e-commerce regionally  Report estimates that there was $51 billion of e-commerce sales across MENASA in 2017 Region’s e-commerce expected to grow at a rate of 24.6% CAGR through to 2020 UAE companies represent 11% of the top 100 B2C e-commerce companies in MENASA region Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2019:   Dubai CommerCity, the joint project between the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) and wasl Asset Management Group, announced the launch of the ‘MENASA e-commerce landscape report (B2C Products Edition). The report assists global companies and startups in evaluating th ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2019:  The Joséphine Aigrette ring set with a  passionate  red  garnet,  the  brightly-colored  Jeux de Liens pendant celebrating joyful relationships, the Liens Séduction bracelet in pink gold evoking the sensuality of a ribbon that ties and wraps, the Bee My Love ring to offer like a spontaneous proposition... Perpetuating the tradition of sentimental jewellery for which the Maison has always been famous, Chaumet creations celebrate all the nuances of love. Precious symbols to offer oneself or someone special on Valentine’s Day. ...read more

Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2019:  Mundipharma, the maker of the BETADINETM range of products, announced expansion of the partnership with Marinomed Biotech to extend their rights for the Carragalose® based Nasal Sprays and Lozenges in additional markets across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META).  The deal will aim to further extend marketing of Marinomed’s products which have shown to significantly reduce disease duration and reduce relapses and help more adults and children suffering from the symptoms of the disease in additional markets across the META region. The common cold is a viral infection that affects adults twice per year on average. The impact is gre ......read more

February 4 to 7, 2019 at DWTC 11 French companies to be gathered on the French pavilion Major innovations to be exhibited in hematology, biochemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, cytology and pharmacogenetics. Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2019:   11 French companies will be taking part in the region’s largest laboratory trade show, in Dubai, from February 4-7, 2019. Showcased across 180 m², the French in vitro diagnostics industry (IVD) will unveil its latest innovative ideas, which are the strategic pillars of the sector's development.    Health innovation goes well beyond medical innovation, particularly because the fields involved, and i ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2019:    Homage to history   The Tissot PRS 516 Alpine Limited Edition is inspired by the PR 516, the iconic watch from the Sixties which nodded to car racing with a cool design and impressive technical features such as a particularly robust (hence the PR in the name) movement suspension system. Now, the Tissot PRS 516 Alpine Limited Edition takes the motoring association one step further. Acknowledging Tissot and Alpine’s winning history, which began with a partnership in 1973 when the legendary car A110 won the Rally World Championship, it now celebrates the new Alpine A110 with this exciting special edition, limited to just 516 ......read more

UAE, January 16, 2019 - Dubai Government Workshop (DGW) has revealed the creation of Dubai Government Workshop Youth Council, an initiative aimed towards developing the role of today's youth and encouraging them to pursue the path to excellence, creativity and innovation. The move falls in line with the government's directives to empower the Emirati youth and serve as pioneers in building the future of the UAE. The announcement is part of the recently released National Youth Guide and Agenda, which was issued by the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs & the Future to create a conducive environment that can listen to young people's ideas and encourage contributions towards achieving t ......read more

UAE, January 16, 2019 - The Department of Economic Development - Ajman (DED-Ajman) recently hosted a meeting attended by selected economic experts coming from several government entities in Ajman to discuss key drivers needed in the move to achieve a green economy, which is one of the main pillars of Ajman 2021. During the meeting, attendees discussed and reviewed economic objectives and its associated performance indicators. Present during the meeting included stakeholders and experts from the Ajman Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ajman Tourism Development Department, the Ajman Department of Ports and Customs and the General Secretariat of the Executive Council in Ajman. During their v ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2019:  In an official statement, released to the media, Al Habtoor Group announced its wish to clarify that the Group and all its divisions, including Habtoor Hospitality (AKA Habtoor Hotels) have no link or relationship of any kind with Al Habtoor Trading Enterprises (HTE) and its owner Rashid Al Habtoor.   This is following news released in major Indian and Middle Eastern media about a potential acquisition of the Leela Group of Hotels in India (Hotel Leela venture) by Rashid Al Habtoor, founder and owner of Al Habtoor Trading Enterprises.   A spokesperson for Al Habtoor Group said: “We feel obligated to clarify that Al Habtoor ......read more

January 16, 2019:  ‘The idea of the collection came up at the very beginning of my collaboration with Christopher and it went through many different creative stages and ideas. We knew it had to be narrative, created with a free spirit and no limit or boundaries.’ – Francis Kurkdjian Introducing Burberry Bespoke: a collection of seven exclusive fragrances created by renowned perfumer Francis Kurkdjian under the creative direction of Christopher Bailey. Each scent is available in either one, two or three varying concentrations. Burberry Bespoke is inspired by artistry, the elements and the great British outdoors. Each scent is as individual as the emotions a smell ......read more

H.E. Eng. Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih witnessed the significant progress being made at Barakah     16 January 2019:   H.E. Eng. Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) expressed his appreciation for the significant development of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant in a recent visit to the UAE. H.E. Eng. Al Falih commended the Emirati workforce who are highly skilled in the nuclear sector and committed to developing their skills and knowledge. H.E. Eng. Al-Falih was briefed on the latest developments of the Barakah Plant, located in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi Emirate. &n ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2019:  World No. 1 Simona Halep is eagerly looking forward to making a return to the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships for the first time in three years when play kicks off next month.   The Dubai Duty Free WTA Player Ambassador heads an incredible field that includes all but one of the top 10 as she seeks to regain the title she last claimed in 2015. Since then she has risen to the very summit of the game and become a Grand Slam champion.   “We are thrilled to welcome back Simona Halep to the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships,” said Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of Dubai Duty Free. “It has been fascinating ......read more

HBMSU Chancellor: “Our goal is to make radical changes to transform future universities into knowledge hubs” University leads efforts to achieve Mohammed bin Rashid's vision to make Dubai a land of talent, great minds & ideas UAE, January 16, 2019- Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), set forward a futuristic vision to redefine the future of higher education, by drawing a clear roadmap for universities to become future knowledge hubs. The efforts in this direction fall in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, who said ......read more

  January 17, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: The corporate training provider Atton Institute has extended starting February 2019 its list of courses by adding Project Management courses and certification. One of such courses is specially designed and recognized by Project Management Institute and is aimed to proceed with exam and certification as the PMP professional. The course takes five days and is designed according to all the PMP certification requirement. In addition to this course, Atton Institute has also introduced the course “Project management for non-professionals” which is the shorter version of the PMP course and which takes three days only: the shorter course provid ......read more

United Arab Emirates, Dubai, January 16, 2019.   Geometry, the world’s most international brand activation and shopper marketing agency unveils ‘Loft 36’. The new Dubai creative hub to maneuver itself up the omni-channel world and elevate brand experiences, signaling another milestone in the growth and evolution of the agency since its February 2018 re-brand.  Under one roof, the new dynamic office space is powered by data-driven research and shopper journey mapping, alongside a Geometry-built collaborative and interactive operating system for planning and ideation. The office also includes a purpose-built retail space for testing and fine-tuning of the ag ......read more

Highly anticipated Royal Enfield Twin motorcycles launched in Dubai - The Interceptor INT 650 to be available starting at AED 19,999 and the Continental GT 650 to be available starting at AED 20,399 Bookings to open on January 15, 2019 and motorcycles to be on display at dealership in Dubai starting February 2019   January 16, 2019, Dubai:   Following an enthusiastic reception from the world's press at the recent global launch of all-new Continental GT 650 Twin and Interceptor INT 650 Twin mid-sized motorcycles, its recent European launch at EICMA 2018 and following the launch at the Melbourne Moto Expo, Royal Enfield is delighted to bring the full-productio ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2019: We are [/ the Central Bank is] committed to supporting the UAE’s Green Agenda 2015 – 2030 and the National Climate Change Plan 2017 – 2050 as well as helping the UAE to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the climate change objectives of the Paris Climate accord.  To do this we need to create a financing ecosystem in the UAE that is geared towards not only improving economic efficiency and prosperity but also contributes to the protection of our ecological systems; this in turn will enhance social well-being and create lasting benefit for the people of the UAE (and the world).  Making sustainable financ ......read more

Celebrate diversity  and spirit of tolerance at BurJuman with ‘Around the World’  Dubai, UAE, 16 January 2019:  BurJuman is celebrating one of the UAE’s most-established retail events – the much feted Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) – until the 2nd of February 2019. Shoppers and families are invited to visit the mall for a shopping bonanza filled with fabulous discounts and deals ranging from 25% to 75% off selected items.  This year BurJuman honours the cultural diversity and spirit of tolerance found in the UAE  by choosing an ‘Around the World’ theme for its DSF celebrations. A colourful array of installations and acti ......read more

Cybercrime is big business and hackers are continually looking for new attack vectors. SophosLabs team see 400,000 new malicious samples every day; this does not mean 400,000 programmers writing code. It means heavily automated systems. The result is bespoke malware – a virus written just for you. With that reality, the best line of defense is to use a multi-layered security strategy to work to protect organisations against both known and unknown threats. The best endpoint technologies will protect organisations against the majority of malware and threats impacting their organisation. But as the threat landscape evolves and cybercriminals continue to morph attacks and work to find n ......read more

The launch was held in association with Dubai Shopping Festival, as part of the ‘Dubai Exclusive” theme  January 16th 2019; Dubai, UAE:   Premium luxury jewelry house Dhamani 1969 unveiled a feminine and colorful line of light and ready-to-wear jewels, CHRYSALIS. The beautifully crafted unique collection, set in gold, diamonds and colorful enamel, includes earring, rings and bold necklaces in rose, yellow and white gold, and with the option of with and without diamonds. Launched at the brand´s flagship boutique at The Dubai Mall, the event was attended by dignitaries across all walks; along with fashionistas to get the first glimpse of the collection. T ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2019:   In line with its strategy of promoting arts and culture in the Sultanate, Al Mouj Muscat, Oman's leading Integrated Tourism Complex, hosted a photography exhibition titles "Layers of Oman". Focusing on the rich heritage, lifestyle and nature of ancient Oman, the exhibition showcased some of Oman’s proudest moments and achievements. Layers of Oman provides a compelling insight of Oman's past and present. It is a glimpse of its own - a raw, yet brave and authentic reflection of a genuine fusion between its people, land and architecture.  The exhibition saw three new books full of pictures being launched. The firs ......read more

Sharjah - 16 January 2019:  SteelFab 2019, the region’s premier metal working event, held 11 technical seminars during its 2nd day that discussed both automation and integration. The 15th edition of the exhibition is being held during January 14-17 at Expo Centre Sharjah. On its third day, SteelFab will hold 11 additional seminars, which will include technical presentations and live demonstrations, that focus on the most prominent global issues in the metal working sector, covering topics related to fabrication, metal-cutting, robotics, welding, grinding, surface preparation and software. Expo Centre Sharjah called on companies, factories, suppliers and technicians that ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2019:  Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, announced Donson Michael from India as the winner of the ‘Dream Home’ grand prize of Al Ansari Exchange’s Winter Promotion 2018. The draw, which was streamed live on the company’s social media platforms, was attended by Al Ansari Exchange’s senior officials and managers and a representative of the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai.  Donson, won the 'Dream Home' prize worth AED 400,000, in the campaign that ran from November 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018. He qualified after transferring AED 265 to his home cou ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2019:  Built for performance and driven by passion, Scuderia Ferrari presents a powerful new line of watch designs. Italian for Driver , the name PILOTA cpatures the cool, competitive character of this dynamic chrono collection with cockpit style instrumentation dial details” This Scuderia Ferrari timepiece is for AED 945 and is available across Hour Choice stores in the UAE. ...read more

Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2019:  RAK Petroleum plc, the Oslo-listed oil and gas investment company, announces that, as the result of a request by Afaq Al Roya Trading (LLC) to release the restrictions on its 9,000,000 Restricted Class A Shares, and a request by another shareholder to release the restrictions on his 180,000 Restricted Class A Shares, 9,180,000 Restricted Class A Shares have been re-designated as Class A Shares and 9,180,000 Class B Shares, representing 18,360,000 votes, have been transferred to the Company and cancelled.   Following these actions having become effective today, the share capital of the Company is GBP 3,328,169.57, consisting of : 203,822,71 ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2019:  A mega sale event SAVEX was back, which brings together a multitude of well-known brands under one roof. The event, which took place from January 8-12 at the Sheikh Saeed Hall 2. Dubai world trade center from 10am to 10pm provided customers with the special opportunity to purchase premium brands at attractive prices.  As per customer experience, Ms. Riya Sharma a 35-year-old Dubai housewife, drove across the city to shop at the exhibition and walked away with two designer gowns, three pairs of shoes and a branded perfume, all for just over Dh500 (US$135). "I think it's worth the travel just to buy something affordable and branded at the sa ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2019:   Leading UAE law firm, Hadef & Partners has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to become the official legal supporter of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.   The agreement will see almost 100 of Hadef & Partners’ highly-experienced lawyers from the UAE, Middle East and international arena provide legal advisory services from their Abu Dhabi and Dubai offices in the build-up to, during and after the World Games.    Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 will take place between 14 – 21 March and will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prin ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: January 16th 2019:   On February 4-7 2019, LABELIANS will be exhibiting for the 3rd time in the French Pavilion at MEDLAB Dubai. The teams from LABELIANS will present, at their stand, their full range of pre-analytical, sampling transport, molecular biology, liquid handling products, etc... Plus, in a much- awaited reveal, the FMBIO5 Bioleader® armchair for blood sampling.    Conceived and designed by LABELIANS, the FMBIO5 bioleader® armchair for blood sampling is wide, robust and long-lasting. Its ergonomic upholstery and non-slip front cushion provide exceptional seating comfort. It can be equipped with a gynecological kit (pap ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2019:  Problem – skin tone varies frequently but who has the budget for a wide range of foundations? Answer is simple – the new essence Darkening / Lightening Make-up Drops that you can mix to find your perfect shade.  The innovative liquid drops can be mixed with your favourite foundation in order to give either a lighter, or darker, skin tone as desired. No need to buy multiple pre-holiday, post-holiday, and no-holiday foundations with these handy colour adjustments.  How does it work? Well, the highly pigmented liquid drops add color pigments to either your primer, liquid foundation or moisturizer, depending on desired level of cove ......read more

ENEC sponsoring and exhibiting at WFES 2019 ENEC committed to sustainable working practices across all aspects of its business Abu Dhabi, UAE – 16 January 2019:   The Emirates Nuclear Corporation (ENEC) and its subsidiaries, the Nawah Energy Company and Barakah One Company, are participating for the seventh year in the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2019 as partners, sponsors and exhibitors.  WFES is part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, a unique and wide-ranging sustainability gathering that brings together local UAE leadership and industry experts, with world leaders and policy makers in sustainable energy generation. The event is held under the p ......read more

John Pearson became official Board Member for DHL Express on January 1, 2019 With focus on quality and digitalization DHL Express will ensure its leadership in the industry Dubai, UAE, January 16th, 2019:   The new CEO of DHL Express, John Pearson, is expecting continued positive developments for the global express market and the company, thanks to booming cross-border e-commerce, digitalization and its excellent positioning in all industry verticals. Member of the Board effective January 1, 2019, Pearson was instrumental for DHL Express’ decade long success story and expects growth figures to continue in 2019 and beyond for the Express division of the Group. Pearso ......read more

24 new programs added to the organization’s portfolio and 4 new countries benefited from Dubai Cares education interventions Approximately 3,000 volunteers engaged in local and global community engagement initiatives Dubai, United Arab Emirates – January 16, 2019:   Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, today unveiled the scale and impact of its efforts and achievements during 2018, which marked the “Year of Zayed”. As of today, the UAE-based global philanthropic organization has launched 183 programs worth AED 787.39 million (USD 214 million), thus impacting the lives of 18.76 million beneficiaries in 57 developin ......read more

Ajman, UAE (January 16, 2019)   Senior representatives of Ajman Free Zone (AFZ) attended the 25th Edition of The Partnership Summit in Mumbai and showcased the myriad benefits for Indian and global investors of locating their businesses in the Emirates business destination.  The Partnership Summit, (held on 12th and 13th January) is an annual event which provides a global platform to debate, deliberate and engage Indian and global leaders on economic policy and growth trends in India.  The 25th Edition of The Partnership Summit was inaugurated by the Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu. The UAE mission to this 25th Edition was represented by His Excellency, Su ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 15, 2019:  These timepieces from COACH's The Preston collection, it’s designed with an elegant pick for every day. The watch has been Designed with a classical face,  finished with three type of bracelet a pale gold-tone bracelet, stainless steel bracelet and a gold-tone bracelet. The watch has been built with mineral crystal and a quartz movement and is water resistant up to 99 feet. The Preston collection is priced at AED 795 and is available at all Rivoli stores and Hour Choice across the UAE. ...read more

Dubai, UAE, January 15, 2019:  As part of the CHASTAGNER Group of companies, STERIGERMS manufactures mobile devices which neutralize medical infectious waste on-site (MIW), in a water-free, discharge-free process, requiring nothing more than a 220/230 volts functioning power outlet. Official and exclusive supplier to the French Navy, STERIGERMS devices can be found onboard most of its ships and notably on the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier, the flagship of the French fleet. From January 28-31, 2019, it will be exhibiting for the 3rd consecutive year in the French Pavilion at Arab Health, with its 60-liter model. The ease of installation and treatment it offers has won over many c ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 15, 2019:   Dubai Customs arrested a passenger, of an Arab nationality, with his girlfriend, while attempting to steal passengers’ suitcases at Dubai International Airport.  The seizure started in response to reports of luggage disappeared at the arrival hall. The airport terminal was bustling with activity during the Christmas period with thousands of passengers travelling to and from Dubai.  Ibrahim Al Kamali, director of passenger operations at Dubai Customs commented: “We received reports of disappeared luggage. A team of officers collected all information on the flights and the data covered 20,000 passengers who were red ......read more

HIPA’s first collaboration with a smartphone brand brings into focus the outstanding photography capabilities of HUAWEI Mate 20 Series with AI-enabled Leica Triple Camera Dubai, UAE, January 15, 2019:  Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) takes a leap forward in supporting local talent and promoting creativity, by partnering with the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA), one of the world’s most renowned photography associations, to make high-class photography more accessible to consumers. The partnership is the first time HIPA has collaborated with a smartphone brand, further establishing HUAWEI’s Mate 20 Series as a bench ......read more

Malabar Gold & Diamonds expands its presence in UAE by opening 2 new showrooms Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor will inaugurate 2 new stores of Malabar Gold & Diamonds in UAE on Friday, 18th January, 2019. A brand new showroom at Grand Mall, Sharjah at 6.30 pm. A brand new showroom at Grand Hypermarket, Jebel Ali at 8.30 pm on the same day Special Inaugural Offers  32 Kilos of Gold, 5 BMW cars Gold Jewellery Raffle Promotion: Four winners (1/4 kg each) daily with a chance to win 1 kg gold from 27th December 2018 to 26th January 2019 Final Day mega Prize- 1 kg gold for one winner on 2nd  Feb, 2019 Customers eligible for 1 coupon for Gold jewelle ......read more

Transoral approach aims to achieve scar-free surgery with minimal dissection Dubai, UAE, January 15, 2019:  Great leaps in medicine and science coupled with breakthrough technological innovations have made the treatment options for thyroid diseases less invasive. In fact, newer treatments like endoscopic thyroidectomy is now being presented as a treatment that is minimally invasive and with lesser complications to deal with.  The minimally invasive surgery leaves minimal scars as it employs the principles of natural orifice transluminal surgery (NOTES) to achieve a scar-free condition post-operation. Endoscopic thyroidectomy has been performed worldwide since the late ‘ ......read more

Audi e-tron takes backseat passengers on adventure through outer space  Technology combines VR content with vehicle movements in real time  Debuts “Marvel’s Avengers: Rocket’s Rescue Run” futuristic prototype created with Disney Games and Interactive Experiences for CES showcase Start-up company, holoride, to establish new entertainment category via open platform Dubai, 15 January 2019 -   Audi redefined in-car entertainment at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. In the future, backseat passengers will be able to experience movies, video games, and interactive content even more realistically using virtual reality glasses ......read more

For CNN Business, John Defterios spoke to Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Khalid A. Al-Falih.  During the interview, Al-Falih told CNN he doesn't "see a big economic recession" but that corrective actions are "easily within our control." As the United States Secretary of States Mike Pompeo prepares to meet Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, Al-Falih suggests the two countries will continue to work well together due to “common interests, common values.” Al-Falih also speaks about the Crown Prince’s ability to lead stating “His ability to lead the kingdom is unshaken and will never be shaken in my opinion.& ......read more

January 14, 2019:  Turkish Airlines, who has recently announced its passenger and cargo traffic results for December 2018, reached 80.2% load factor in that month. Growth in the number of passengers, revenue per kilometer and load factor, is an important indicator of the continued growing interest in Turkey and Turkish Airlines at the end of the year as well.    According to the December 2018 Traffic Results;  Total number of passengers carried went up by 1% reaching 5.5 million passengers, and the load factor went up to 80.2%.  In December 2018, total load factor improved by 0,5 points, while international load factor increased by 0,5 points to 80%, do ......read more

All-new three-row crossover makes every seat the best seat in the house and offers comprehensive standard and available safety technologies Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2019:  Cadillac expands its popular crossover and SUV lineup with today’s global debut of the 2020 XT6.    Created to make the most of passengers’ time on the road, this all-new three-row crossover centers on a luxurious, adaptable and connected cabin, complemented with responsive handling and a comprehensive suite of standard and available safety technologies.    “The first-ever Cadillac XT6 delivers a compelling blend of spaciousness, safety and convenience features ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2019:  Nicole Kidman has appeared in typically glamorous style for the 76th Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California. The actress and OMEGA ambassador has recently wowed audiences and critics alike with her stunning performance as LAPD detective, Erin Bell, in the film Destroyer.  And the gritty role led to a Golden Globe nomination for “Best Actress in a Motion Picture” at this year’s ceremony.  As always, Nicole walked the evening’s red carpet with a dazzling OMEGA watch on her wrist. Nicole as a true fan of OMEGA’s most famous watch designs was wearing a vintage ladies’ jewelry wristwatch. ...read more

Dubai, UAE – 14 January 2019:  Cisco and Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority (ADSSSA) are collaborating on a variety of initiatives to fast-track digitization across sectors including Business Innovation and Smart Cities in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.  The partnership aims to encourage diversification of technical skills and develop secure infrastructure to accelerate economic growth. One such initiative geared towards achieving this is the talent development program. Forming part of Cisco’s Country Digital Acceleration (CDA) program for the UAE, it will focus on three main areas to stimulate job creation: cybersecurity, IT networking and digital skil ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2019:  What would you say to two brighter smiles on Valentine’s Day at half the normal price? Romantic? Here’s something for every romantic couple to experience together and enjoy its memorable and stunning results long term.  In celebration of Valentine’s Day, The Smile Bar is offering couples the chance to enjoy brighter smiles at 50% the normal price throughout February. The Valentine’s offer is an exclusive double-teeth whitening session for a couple at only AED 700, 50% less than the normal AED 1,400 price tag.  Couples will enjoy two sessions in The Smile Bar’s VIP room. The Double-Teeth Whitening session will i ......read more

Combining watchmaking with scientific discovery, TAG Heuer introduces a state-of-the-art carbon hairspring in the latest interpretation of the Carrera.   Dubai, UAE: 14 January 2019:   During the Geneva watch fair, TAG Heuer unveiled its newest innovation, a world premiere in watchmaking: a hairspring made of a carbon composite invented, patented and produced by the avant-garde Swiss watchmaker. The new hairspring regulates the Heuer 02T manufacture movement, which is fitted with a tourbillon mechanism and meets the official standards for classification as a chronometer.   The Carrera Calibre Heuer 02T Tourbillon Nanograph   TAG Heuer demonstrates i ......read more

Majestic musical by Ornina Arts and acclaimed director Nasser Ibrahim 14th January 2019, Dubai, UAE:   Global Village, the world’s leading multicultural Festival Park and the region’s first family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, now hosts three performances every night of Scheherazade, a grand scale musical production of the classic tale of intrigue and adventure, produced by Ornina Arts Events and directed by the legendary Nasser Ibrahim. It plays daily, except Fridays, until 3rd February 2019. The plot of this timeless tale that encompasses a compendium of Arabian literature of the Middle Ages, is based on Sultan Shahriar, who is convinced ......read more

Deloitte Middle East launches Volume 1 of its Transfer Pricing Whitepaper Series: Preparing for Transfer Pricing Legislation in the Middle East82% of respondents of the Deloitte survey agree that transfer pricing structures are under critical evaluation in the MENA region Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2019:  Deloitte Middle East has launched the first volume of its whitepaper series to help businesses best prepare for Transfer Pricing (TP) Legislation in the Middle East. The first volume of the series covers the results of a Transfer Pricing client survey of businesses operating in the region. The whitepaper also provides key guidelines that businesses need to take into consideration ......read more

UAE’s Own Almarri Wins Prestigious Longines Al Shira’aa Grand Prix Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2019:  This year’s edition of the Al Shira’aa International Horse Show has drawn to a spectacular close with the UAE winning the prestigious CSI4* Longines Al Shira’aa Grand Prix. The two-round class concluded with a crowning ceremony, where the cup winner was awarded €15,500 (25% of the total prize pool of €62,000). 30 riders competed in the first round on a daring course that had 150-160 cm jumps. Eight riders made it to the second round, where only two riders finished without faults. Cup winner, Abdullah Al Marri, finished the round on ‘Sama D ......read more

Exhibitors line up exciting range of innovative products and solutions to target fast-growing market Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2019:  Paperworld Middle East, being the premier trade and networking event for paper, office products and stationery in the Middle East, has traditionally enjoyed a strong presence from European exhibitors. Manufacturers and suppliers from the continent, realizing the potential of the event as a stage to reach across the wider region, will be out in strength at Paperworld Middle East 2019 too, with a wide range of products that cater specifically to the regional market preferences. With Paperworld Middle East now evolving into a comprehensive umbrella event ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2019:  Joyalukkas continues its golden run in the DSF Mega Promotion.  Another Joyalukkas shopper has won the BMW Car in the second week draw of DSF Mega Promotion.  Priyadarshini Bipin, an Indian national has won the BMW Car in the second draw of Diamond Jewellery Raffle Promotion.  With two out two, Joyalukkas is proving to be a lucky destination for Gold and Diamond shoppers.  The campaign will run until 2nd February 2019 and more winners will be announced as the promotion move forward.   For the first time since the inception of the festival, two separate promotions have been announced on gold and diamond jewellery respectively. ......read more

Dubai, UAE: January 14th 2019 -   With conditions remaining soft across most sectors of the UAE’s real estate market in 2018, the government launched a number of new initiatives to boost demand.  In the year ahead, market performance will heavily depend on how quickly these investments and regulations have an impact, outlines JLL’s 2018 Year in Review report. The general economic environment remained subdued in 2018 with UAE GDP growth at around 2%, a slight increase from 2017. In 2019 GDP is expected to grow at a slightly higher rate (3%) supported by an expansionary fiscal stance, continued investment ahead of Expo 2020 and higher government spending.  ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2019:  All the svelte and sensuous good looks that are the characteristic of Eberhard & Co.’s ultra-feminine Gilda line, come through every curve of the new Gilda 61008.3 timepiece.   Designed for the woman of style, this Gilda, like the rest of its stablemates, can also boast of the highest standards of watchmaking design and craftsmanship. Irresistibly sinuous in look and feel, the new Gilda is inspired by the beauty of nature and its varied forms. Its curvy face encloses is enclosed in a stainless steel case, the bezel set in rubies, diamonds and zephyrs. The hour markers are set off in black against the white gleam of the dial, with the q ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE, January 14, 2019:  Citi UAE announced the opening of its Citigold Lounge in Abu Dhabi designed to provide enhanced professional wealth management services across the UAE. The centre was inaugurated at a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by: Gonzalo Luchetti, Citi EMEA and Asia Head of Consumer Banking; Elissar Farah Antonios, Citi UAE Chief Country Officer; Dinesh Sharma, Citi Middle East Head of Consumer Banking; Venkat Mahadevan, Citi Middle East Wealth Management Head; Mohammad Ali Abdulla, UAE Wealth Management, Branch Banking Sales and Distribution Head, Ganapathy, N, Market Head – Abu Dhabi and Kiani Abbas, Branch Manager & Team Leader – Abu Dhabi ......read more

HH Ruler of Sharjah Receives Eni Ceo Claudio Descalzi    SHARJAH, Sharjah Government Media Bureau, January 14, 2019:  His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, received this morning (Sunday) in his office Claudio Descalzi, CEO of Eni, Italy’s largest energy company, in the presence of HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of Sharjah Petroleum Council, HH Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah.   On this occasion, HH Ruler of Sha ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2019:  Not your ordinary sushi, here comes Doors signature- Beef sushi. If you are a beef lover then this thin beef slices filled with special crunchy potato chips, sauces, avocado and cucumber is worth having. This slow-cooked Smoked Beef tenderloin Sushi roll is a delicious combination of flavour with fresh vegetables and soya enhanced with Tulum cheese, pistachio and toasted sesame seeds.  Where- DOORS Freestyle Grill Al Seef St. Dubai Time- 1pm - 1am  ...read more

Malabar Gold & Diamonds opens its brand new showroom in Millennium Dubai Airport Hotel It is the first outlet of Malabar Gold & Diamonds targeting international transit passengers Wide range of diverse and trendy designs in gold (18 K & 22 K), IGI certified diamonds and precious gem jewelry is on display and sale.  Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2019:  Malabar Gold & Diamonds, one among the largest retailers globally has opened a brand new outlet in Millennium Dubai Airport Hotel. With this store, Malabar Gold & Diamonds will be targeting the international transit passengers at Hotel. Malabar Gold & Diamonds is excited to open an outlet to exclusively c ......read more

January 13, 2018, Dubai, UAE:   With the season of love right around the corner, celebrate affection in any way you fancy by gifting yourself or your loved ones a stunning timepiece from D1 Milano. Introducing the renowned Ultra Thin style in a chic new look featuring a bold red suede color just in time for Valentine’s Day. The deep red strap of the timepiece represents all the right emotions of the season, featuring a classic gun-metal dial to compliment the design. This blissful season indulge in self-admiration by either gifting yourself the D1 Milano timepiece or surprise the special someone in your life.  A unisex style, the D1 Milano timepiece is available in ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (January 13, 2019) -   CITIZEN Watches has launched a recruitment drive to unearth the UAE’s most inspirational and philanthropic individuals, and has employed the help of four UAE influencers, each of whom have become model citizens through their own pursuit of self- improvement.   The Japanese watch manufacturer, which has just celebrated its one hundredth year anniversary, is inviting people from 18 to 80 to nominate themselves, a fried or a loved one as part of its “Better Starts Now” campaign, a philosophy which underpins the company’s reputation as a serial innovator of time piece technology.   CITI ......read more

See more of what you love with the HUAWEI Mate 20 X, your ultimate entertainment companion this season - and every season! Dubai, United Arab Emirates —January 13th, 2019—   Initially intended for few select markets globally, the Mate 20 X finally makes an unexpected appearance in the Middle East, exclusively on e-commerce UAE. The phone packs in all the revolutionary features from the Mate 20 series into a premium smartphone that is equipped with a larger screen, bigger battery and greater performance for a smartphone user experience that will blow your mind, from shopping to video streaming, this smartphone will not disappoint. With internet usage in the UAE bei ......read more

Students and the community invited to take part in the #Fairgreen12 eco-challenge as Dubai’s first sustainable school empowers the next generation to build an eco-friendly future    Dubai, UAE – 13 January, 2019:   Fairgreen International School has launched an eco-friendly challenge for students and the community to embrace sustainable New Year’s resolutions that will contribute to protecting the planet and overall health and wellbeing.    Starting in 2019 the #Fairgreen12 Challenge encourages the public to submit eco-resolutions they are committing to in the new year by uploading images and videos of their pledge onto social media ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 13, 2019:  South Indian film star Tamannaah inaugurating Malabar Gold & Diamonds new showroom at Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India in the presence of Ex. M.P. Mr. Mohammed Saghi, Malabar Gold & Diamonds, Managing Director-India Operations- Mr. Asher O, other management team members, media and well-wishers on 05.01.19.   ...read more

Dubai, UAE, January 13, 2019:  Alawwal bank has partnered with leading global tech firm Reaktor to train its entire workforce on the basics of artificial intelligence (AI). Through the AI training, Alawwal bank hopes to lead the region’s financial services industry in adopting a technology estimated to contribute $320bn (11%) to the Middle East’s GDP by 2030*.  The bank took the unusual step of training all staff in the technology so every team could spot opportunities where AI could benefit the business and its customers. Alawwal bank staff will use an online course specially designed by Reaktor for people without a professional digital background, along with worksh ......read more

Both parties cooperates taking into consideration ship efficiency, environmental protection whilst prioritizing technological capabilities, safe operations and profit commitment Dubai, UAE, January 13, 2019:   Dubai based  Zaitoun Green Shipping L.L.C has recently announced that the University of Turku has joined the international maritime consortium as the selected academic partner. The university will further leverage the consortium with the needed expertise and academic research aiming to reduce the investment risks in container ships and creating significant business models. The international consortium, led by Zaitoun Green Shipping, seeks to collaborate  ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 13, 2019:  Vibrant silhouettes of ‘70s glamour, the Californian spirit and an audacious sense of Parisian elegance are at the core of Longchamp’s inspiration this season. For her first runway show, Creative Director Sophie Delafontaine makes a tribute to life-long admired aesthetics of inimitable tastemakers Anita Pallenberg and Veruschka seamlessly blended with the style of the universal Longchamp woman. It’s unexpected and effortless, evoking dreamy desert drives and late nights in L.A. — the kind of scenarios that call for airy feminine transparent animal print dresses on top of leather bikinis or fringed jackets worn over soft macramé d ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 13, 2019 –   HP Inc. announced innovative new solutions designed to meet the unique needs of small and medium-sized retailers and hospitality operators.    The new HP Engage One Prime expands HP’s portfolio of point-of-sale systems with an all-in-one solution optimized for SMB retail and hospitality businesses.    small retailers want affordable, highly reliable and easy to manage systems with the same elegant design of those used by their larger enterprise counterparts. Additionally, counterspace is at a premium so they need point-of-sale systems that are compact and include essential peripherals that ......read more

3… 2… 1…WE HAVE LIFT-OFF! Dubai, UAE, January 13, 2019:  If you ask most watch fans to name a famous movement they’d like to see reborn, you’re bound to hear them mention the OMEGA Calibre 321. This robust and elegant chronograph movement has been a favourite since the 1940s and is still highly sought-after by watch collectors around the world. Now, more than 50 years after the last Calibre 321 was produced, OMEGA is bringing the iconic movement back. Known for its beautifully intricate design, the original Calibre 321 was the first movement ever used in the OMEGA Speedmaster in 1957. It had, in fact, been previously used in some of OMEGA’s o ......read more

As part of its commitment to social responsibility   13 January 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE:   Abu Dhabi Airports took part in sponsoring the UAE Sport Talent Fund, which was launched in December 2018 by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Authority of Sports (GAS), Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Rumaithi.    Abu Dhabi Airports’ sponsorship of the UAE Sport Talent Fund demonstrated the company’s commitment to social responsibility, and its ongoing support of community engagement programs. Through its donation, Abu Dhabi Airports supports developing and refining the abilities of the UAE athletes, so they can achieve their aspirati ......read more

January 13, 2019:  Foreign nationals who are not residents of the United Arab Emirates can no longer apply for visas to Saudi Arabia through the Saudi visa application centre in Dubai.    Foreign nationals who are not residents of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) can no longer apply for visas to Saudi Arabia through the Saudi visa application centre in Dubai.  Although no official announcement has been made, this information was conveyed to Fragomen verbally by a representative of the Saudi visa application centre in Dubai – VFS Tasheel International.  Background Previously, foreign nationals applying for Saudi visas could do so through the Saudi visa ......read more

Blockchain, AI and Remote ATC Towers under the spotlight 517 million passengers in the Middle East by 2036 ME smart airports market worth US$850 million in 2019 MEA blockchain spending to be US$307 million by 2021   Dubai, January 13, 2019:   The Global Airport Leaders’ Forum (GALF) is one of the world’s most influential knowledge-sharing platforms for the airports industry. A new revamped agenda for its seventh edition in Dubai in 2019 hosts an engaging line-up of speakers and the agenda reflects the changing aviation landscape and future technologies. Key airport industry decision makers will flock to Dubai International Exhibition and Conve ......read more

By Ole Hansen, Head of Commodity Strategy at Saxo Bank Dubai, UAE, January 13, 2019:  The early January recovery across key commodities extended into a second week with the Bloomberg Commodity index rallying by more than 4% since touching a near three-year low on the first trading day of year.  From an historical perspective we have often found that the initial direction financial markets take at the beginning of a new calendar year can end up being the wrong one. To avoid a turnaround, the market will be closely watching the current trade negotiations and whether China, the US and Europe manage to steer away from a looming economic slowdown.  Back to the current mark ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 13, 2019:  As part of the third Global Energy Forum, His Excellency Khalid A. Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia delivered the opening address for day three of the Forum.  His Excellency Al-Falih later joined Frederick Kempe, President and CEO of the Atlantic Council, on a panel titled 'An Update On Saudi Vision 2030 and The Oil Market' . ...read more

Dubai, UAE, January 13, 2019:  The Grand Regulator in its distinctive 44 mm case has been a permanent fixture of the Chronoswiss collection for more than 20 years. In 2017, this classic watch was given an upgrade and has boasted its innovative 3D dial design ever since under the name of Flying Grand Regulator. In addition to this timepiece with its stainless steel case and midnight blue dial, two more Flying Grand Regulator versions in bold colour combinations will be launched this spring, each of them featuring a DLC coated case.   At a hardness of 5,000 Vickers, a DLC (Diamond-Like Carbon) coating comes close to diamond and is extremely resistant to scratches or chemical in ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 12, 2019:  Cooperation between different customs departments and good planning have led to thwarting an attempt to smuggle large number of Captagon pills at Jebel Ali & Tecom Customs Center, just a few days before 2019 unfolds. The illegal shipment was tracked by customs intelligence personnel who shared the information and images of the shipment through the Regional Intelligence Liaison Office (RILO).  The Regional Intelligence Liaison Office (RILO) is a regional centre for collecting and analysing data, which also disseminates information throughout the global customs network. As a fundamental pillar of the World Customs Organization (WCO)’s En ......read more

12 January 2019, Abu Dhabi:   The UAE Pro League Committee has become an official media partner of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today.   The agreement will support efforts to raise awareness of the world’s largest sports and humanitarian event with football fans across the UAE.   Being held between 14-21 March, Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 will see 7,500 athletes from a record 192 countries participate in the most unified Games in the 50-year history of the Special Olympics movement.   As part of the agreement, Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 will hav ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 January 2019:   Dubai Land Department (DLD) identified an increasing demand on its various applications. DLD monitored the activity of its customers, the number of times customers downloaded DLD applications on Android and iOS platforms. The monitoring included DLD’s various applications: Dubai Brokers, Dubai Rest, Dubai Land Department, Ejari, Mashrooi, Rental Disputes Center, Smart Investment Map, and Dubai Real Estate Market (eMart). HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD, said: "Since their launch, we witnessed a high level of demand on our smart applications due to the launch of regular awareness campaigns. We also pro ......read more

Winners of 3rd edition of Barakah Excellence Awards announced during special ceremony Awards part of ENEC’s internal recognition program designed to promote and encourage excellence Abu Dhabi, UAE – 12 January 2019:  The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and its subsidiaries, Nawah Energy Company and Barakah One Company, celebrated the third edition of its Barakah Excellence Awards with a special ceremony held at ENEC’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi. During the ceremony, this year’s award-winning employees were announced.    The Barakah Excellence Awards are an internal recognition program inspired by Abu Dhabi Awards for Excel ......read more

Eco-Friendly luxury children’s furniture company, Lifetime Kidsroom opens a brand new store in Mercato Mall, Dubai, UAE Dubai, UAE - January 12, 2019 - The 47 year-old global Danish brand, Lifetime Kidsroom is opening their new flagship store in the UAE in Dubai’s Mercato Mall on Friday, January 11, 2019.  The Danish Ambassador, H.E. Franz-Michael Skjold Mellbin, will do the honors at  the Ribbon cutting ceremony set to begin at 1pm and end at 5pm. With over four decades manufacturing high-quality furniture children’s bedroom, and over  400 stores worldwide, the brand is making a new home in Dubai where quality, sustainability and eco- friendly consciou ......read more

Travellers choosing to make a fresh start this year can begin anywhere with Etihad Global Sale Economy flights to London start from AED2,343; Business fares from AED12,969 Special fares available for travel from 18 January to 27 November 2019 Abu Dhabi, UAE, January 12, 2019:   Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is encouraging travellers to start 2019 right and travel in style with the launch of its Global Sale.   With the New Year comes resolutions. To eat better, relax more, indulge your mind, be more cultured, spend more time with family, settle into a good book, and travel far.    Etihad Airways invites consumers to make ......read more

Season opener with 15 race cars from Audi Sport customer racing Eight Audi R8 LMS for GT3 and one for GT4 Six Audi RS 3 LMS in TCR category Dubai, January 10, 2019 –   Never before has Audi Sport customer racing’s representation in the UAE been as strong as this year at the Hankook 24H Dubai. A record 15 of the 77 race cars in the field are sporting the Four Rings on their hoods and will be on the grid in the GT3, GT4 and TCR classes.   “The 24 Hours of Dubai is an outstanding club sport event,” says Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport customer racing. “Amateur drivers are able to share the cockpit with pros, and compete with t ......read more

Students can begin their study at Dubai campus and then transfer to Canada to wrap up the unique program Dubai, UAE, January 10, 2019:   Canadian University Dubai (CUD) is offering UAE students a facility to complete a unique degree program combining Environmental Studies and Climate Change, beginning in Dubai and wrapping up in Canada, in partnership with the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), one of the prestigious universities of Canada. The program will be of intense interest to UAE students keen on pursuing studies in climate change, while at the same time supporting the UAE National Climate Change Plan, which calls for the reorientation and upgrading of higher e ......read more

ArabPlast 2019, closed on a grand note witnessing the participation of more than 900 companies from 32 countries Advanced economies currently use up to 20 times more plastic than developing economies on a per capita basis, underscoring the huge potential for global growth Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 January 2019:   Industry experts at ArabPlast 2019 indicated that plastics will be the main driver for crude oil demand, accounting for more than 33 percent of oil demand growth globally in the period to 2030. ArabPlast 2019 - the biggest plastics, petrochemicals and rubber industry exhibition in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, closed on a grand note witnes ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 10, 2019:  Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE, joined the list of ‘elite’ sponsors of FAZZA Championships for the People of Determination 2019. The announcement was made at a press conference held on ‘Monday’ at the Dubai Club for People of Determination.  The press conference was attended by Mr. Thani Juma Berregad, Chairman of Dubai Club for People of Determination, Mr. Majed Abdullah Alosaimi, Executive Managing Director at the Dubai Club for People of Determination, Dr. Suhail Al Bastaki, Director of Happiness and Marketing Department, Union Coop, Ms. Huda Salem Saif, Communication and Social Service Section Ma ......read more

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