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Abu Dhabi facility to co-create digital solutions for process industries including oil and gas, water and wastewater Center is already developing AI-based solutions for oil and gas Part of a US$500m investment to expand Siemens’ digital presence in region Solutions to optimize operations and increase productivity for customersDubai, UAE, Nov... Read more
12 November 2018, Dubai, UAE:   The International Institute for Tolerance is set to hold the first-ever World Tolerance Summit on November 15-16, 2018 in Dubai. WTS will be held in conjunction with UNESCO’s International Day for Tolerance.WTS is UAE’s effort to attract global leaders and promote peace and tolerance in diversit... Read more
Golden era of HR technology being held back by old, ineffective systems - expertsDubai, UAE 12 November 2018:   HE Abdulla Ali Bin Zayed Al-Falasi, Director General for the Dubai Government Human Resources Department (DGHR) today officially inaugurated the 15th edition of the HR Summit and Expo, the region’s largest gathering of hum... Read more
Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018:  These timepieces from COACH's Park collection, named for the glamorous New York City street, the Park is a delicate, evening style detailed with shimmering crystals.It’s designed with removable links on the Signature Chain bracelet, offering a customizable fit.The watch has been built with mineral crys... Read more
Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018:  Targeted skincare products are among the biggest trends in beauty this year, as these focus on specific concerns according to your skin type and can be used alongside your conventional skincare routine to make it more effective. Known for its endeavour to use the purest natural and organic plants, sourced from n... Read more
 Jaguar creates two F-TYPE Convertible rally cars to continue its celebration of  70 years of Jaguar sports cars With design cues from F-TYPE Chequered Flag Limited Edition, the 300PS 2.0-litre rally cars feature bespoke FIA-spec modifications  One-off rally cars pay homage to the Jaguar XK 120, introduced in 1948, which itself achi... Read more
Emirati Woman spreading peace and happiness amongst war victims and refugees of the regionNovember 12th, 2018; Dubai, UAE:   Over 14,000 war refugees living in Jordan and Lebanon have found new lease to happiness and hope through recently-concluded training programs conducting by the International Association for Human Values (IAHV) and i... Read more
Abu Dhabi, 12 November 2018:    Mubadala Petroleum announces that it has agreed with Eni to purchase a 20 percent participating interest from Eni’s share in the Nour North Sinai Offshore Area (”Nour”) concession, an offshore exploration block in Egypt. Eni is the operator of the concession through its subsidiary, IE... Read more
Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018:  The first step toward achieving any fitness goal is believing that you can. We all envy friends who, despite hectic schedules, never miss a day at the gym or stop talking about the next marathon. The good news is we all have the potential to become fitness-obsessed - with a variety of inputs both in and outside ... Read more
ADNOC CEO defines central mission of the industry as ‘Oil and Gas 4.0’ – how technology and energy are converging to deliver a step-change in global development ADNOC CEO outlines strategic SPC AED 486 billion capex program and expansion of oil and gas production capacity that will maximize the value of Abu Dhabi’s resource... Read more
The worldwide debut of the latest limited-edition pieces by four emerging UAE designers for The Tanween Collection will be exhibited at Downtown Editions Design + Making UAE delves into the process and practice of product creation in the UAE through Tashkeel with a range of workshops and talks for emerging practitioners of product and graphic desi... Read more
Rove  Hotels  collaborate  with  Dubai-based  environmental  artist and  champion, Mariska  Nell  to  present  a  Sustainability  Corner  as  part  of  Downtown Design,  from  November  13th to  16th.  The installation  will  feat... Read more
Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018:  Building on its long standing collaboration with Dubai Sports Council, Huawei was the presenting partner of the Intercontinental Beach Soccer Cup 2018 for the second year running. This year has seen some extraordinary performances and team efforts, reflecting a lot of Huawei’s principles, such connecting a... Read more
Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018:  Certina has always enjoyed getting to the bottom of things, not just in terms of precision and durability, but also where ocean research is concerned. In its latest creation, the Swiss watch brand is reviving a historical model that is just as current today as it ever was.The DS PH200M represents a seamless cont... Read more
 

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Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2018:  Pick the perfect winter coat this season.  Keep warm and cosy with the soft powder pink faux-fur or keep it traditional in the stylish Blue Haze coat, crafted from a rich wool blend and a warm quilted lining keeping you snug, whilst a neat. Alternatively the adorable red wool-cashmere blend overcoat to really get in the festive spirit.   (1) IL GUFO - AED990 (2) HUCKLEBONES - AED832 (3) IL GUFO - AED1,230 A collection of beautiful red dresses to celebrate our friend in the North Pole. (1) Rusty red Milano jersey Mini-me dress, the design has scalloped details on the skirt and red & gold enamel buttons.  CHLOÉ - AED655 ......read more

25% concession share awarded to Eni in first offshore ultra-sour gas concession following SPC approval of ADNOC’s new integrated gas strategy  Concession includes Hail, Ghasha and Dalma fields that will be key contributors to UAE’s gas self-sufficiency and transition to a net gas exporter Eni will contribute 25% of the development cost of the multi-billion US dollar project; over project’s life-time substantial benefits will flow into the UAE’s economy through ADNOC’s In-Country Value program ADNOC is building on its world-leading sour gas experience that will help meet its commitment to deliver a sustainable and economic gas supply to the UAE ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2018:   Alstom, leader of the ExpoLink consortium , has delivered to the Roads and Transport Authority of Dubai (RTA) the first of the 50 Metropolis trainsets that will run on the city’s Red and the Green lines. The train, produced at Alstom’s site in Katowice in Poland, arrived in Dubai after being shipped from Bremerhaven Port in Germany. Alstom will conduct initial static and dynamic tests in the depot over the next few months.    In 2016, the Alstom-led ExpoLink consortium, also composed of ACCIONA and Gulermak, has signed a contract with RTA to design and build the extension of Dubai’s Red metro line and upgrade t ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2018:  NHL superstar, three-time Stanley Cup winner and two-time world champion, not to mention best Pittsburgh Penguins forward, Evgeniy Malkin, and his wife, famous TV-presenter, Anna Kasterova, joined the prestigious club of Friends of the Brand of Parmigiani Fleurier. Evgeniy and Anna were invited to visit the watch manufacture in Fleurier, where they were able to witness the process of watchmaking with high standards of finishing for watch calibers, cases and dials. For themselves they chose models from the 2018 flagship collection – Kalpa. #71 of Penguins, Geno, preferred a watch in rose gold with a blue dial, Kalpagraphe Chronometre with COSC ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2018:  Thousands upon thousands visited Joyalukkas showrooms across the GCC, Singapore, Malaysia, UK & USA to participate in the Celebrate big winnings promotion. First draw for win upto 1000 Gold Bars across the showrooms was conducted.  The world’s favourite jeweller, Joyalukkas, is geared up to celebrate this year’s festive season with offers like never before.  All Joyalukkas showrooms across the world have been adorned with the latest collection of jewellery and the staff is being prepared to handle the festive rush.  The celebration of success is passed on to their patrons with irresistible offers. This year’s edi ......read more

ADNOC and Saudi Aramco to explore potential areas for mutual collaboration in the LNG value chain Agreement underlines ADNOC’s ambition to capitalize on the rising global LNG demand to secure greater access to key growth markets  Abu Dhabi, UAE – November 12, 2018:   The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) signed, today, a framework agreement with Saudi Aramco (Aramco) to explore potential opportunities for collaboration in the natural gas and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) sectors. The cooperation brings together two of the world’s leading energy producers from the Arabian Gulf to work together in an area of strategic importance for both compani ......read more

Abu Dhabi facility to co-create digital solutions for process industries including oil and gas, water and wastewater Center is already developing AI-based solutions for oil and gas Part of a US$500m investment to expand Siemens’ digital presence in region Solutions to optimize operations and increase productivity for customers Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018:  Siemens has opened a new MindSphere Application Center in Abu Dhabi to focus on developing digital solutions, applications and services for process industries, including oil and gas, water and wastewater. The center is the second of three to be built in the UAE, using the company’s open, cloud-based IoT ope ......read more

12 November 2018, Dubai, UAE:   The International Institute for Tolerance is set to hold the first-ever World Tolerance Summit on November 15-16, 2018 in Dubai. WTS will be held in conjunction with UNESCO’s International Day for Tolerance. WTS is UAE’s effort to attract global leaders and promote peace and tolerance in diversity across the world. As a melting pot for over 200 nationalities, UAE seeks to lead the region in the promotion of peaceful coexistence and a tolerant society. This is also in line with the government’s vision when it announced the creation of ministerial posts for Happiness, Tolerance, and The Future.  Current UAE Minister of Tole ......read more

Golden era of HR technology being held back by old, ineffective systems - experts Dubai, UAE 12 November 2018:   HE Abdulla Ali Bin Zayed Al-Falasi, Director General for the Dubai Government Human Resources Department (DGHR) today officially inaugurated the 15th edition of the HR Summit and Expo, the region’s largest gathering of human resources experts. HE Abdulla Al-Falasi said, “The UAE is dedicated to the development of human beings within organisations which is why government agencies have taken steps to develop and implement courses and training programmes to the highest of standards. “The human element is a cornerstone of societal development and t ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018:  These timepieces from COACH's Park collection, named for the glamorous New York City street, the Park is a delicate, evening style detailed with shimmering crystals. It’s designed with removable links on the Signature Chain bracelet, offering a customizable fit. The watch has been built with mineral crystal and a quartz movement and is water resistant up to 99 feet. The Coach Park collection is priced at AED 1,015 and is available at all Rivoli stores and Hour Choice across the UAE. ...read more

Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018:  Targeted skincare products are among the biggest trends in beauty this year, as these focus on specific concerns according to your skin type and can be used alongside your conventional skincare routine to make it more effective. Known for its endeavour to use the purest natural and organic plants, sourced from nature to create highly effective skincare solutions, The Organic Pharmacy has just released four corrective serums in higher concentration of pure ingredients that can sink into the skin deeper and work on a cellular level to keep your skin refreshed and revived.   The new Corrective Serums represent a new generation of organic beauty, c ......read more

 Jaguar creates two F-TYPE Convertible rally cars to continue its celebration of  70 years of Jaguar sports cars With design cues from F-TYPE Chequered Flag Limited Edition, the 300PS 2.0-litre rally cars feature bespoke FIA-spec modifications  One-off rally cars pay homage to the Jaguar XK 120, introduced in 1948, which itself achieved competition success in the RAC, Tulip and Alpine rallies Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 November 2018:   Jaguar has developed two F-TYPE Convertible rally cars, with design cues from the F-TYPE Chequered Flag Limited Edition, to continue its celebration of 70 years of sports car heritage since the XK 120 was revealed in 1 ......read more

Emirati Woman spreading peace and happiness amongst war victims and refugees of the region November 12th, 2018; Dubai, UAE:   Over 14,000 war refugees living in Jordan and Lebanon have found new lease to happiness and hope through recently-concluded training programs conducting by the International Association for Human Values (IAHV) and its sister organization The Art of Living. The Project which started in 2016 aims to reach out to another 4000 vulnerable, at-risk and high potential Iraqi and Syrian refugees by mid of next year, accomplishing the task of providing relief to a almost 18,000 people on completion. Focused towards war victims, youth, women and children, the tai ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 12 November 2018:    Mubadala Petroleum announces that it has agreed with Eni to purchase a 20 percent participating interest from Eni’s share in the Nour North Sinai Offshore Area (”Nour”) concession, an offshore exploration block in Egypt. Eni is the operator of the concession through its subsidiary, IEOC. In the concession, which is in participation with Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS), Eni holds an 85 percent interest in partnership with Tharwa Petroleum Company, which holds a 15 percent interest.  The completion of the transaction is subject to the satisfaction of certain customary conditions, including receiving approvals ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018:  The first step toward achieving any fitness goal is believing that you can. We all envy friends who, despite hectic schedules, never miss a day at the gym or stop talking about the next marathon. The good news is we all have the potential to become fitness-obsessed - with a variety of inputs both in and outside of the gym. To help you stay on top of your health goals, Samsung Galaxy Watch features advanced wellness capabilities and fitness tracking along with a long-lasting battery.  Fitness is best achieved following our intuition, respecting our goals, and pursuing what we genuinely enjoy. With a new stress management tracker, Galaxy Watch tr ......read more

ADNOC CEO defines central mission of the industry as ‘Oil and Gas 4.0’ – how technology and energy are converging to deliver a step-change in global development ADNOC CEO outlines strategic SPC AED 486 billion capex program and expansion of oil and gas production capacity that will maximize the value of Abu Dhabi’s resources and support growing energy demand Artificial intelligence and big data key pillars of ADNOC’s drive to create more value across its operations ADNOC CEO says recent track record of success only the start of a new era for ADNOC  Abu Dhabi, UAE – November 12, 2018:   The global oil and gas will be a critical ......read more

WTS 2018 held on November 15 and 16 under patronage of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid  It brings together more than 1, 500 government leaders and peacebuilding ambassadors Two-day event includes panel discussions and workshops involving speakers and thought leaders WTS mainly aims to formulate strategies that help create violence-free society Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018:  The International Institute for Tolerance will organize the World Tolerance Summit (WTS 2018) under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, at Armani Hotel, Dubai, on November 15 and 16, coinciding with the In ......read more

The worldwide debut of the latest limited-edition pieces by four emerging UAE designers for The Tanween Collection will be exhibited at Downtown Editions Design + Making UAE delves into the process and practice of product creation in the UAE through Tashkeel with a range of workshops and talks for emerging practitioners of product and graphic design at Dubai Design District – Building 10 Voices of Design to present 12 works by 11 UAE-based emerging practitioners from Tanween and the Van Cleef & Arpels Middle East Emergent Designer Prize at Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018:  Design pieces of past and present participants of Tashkeel’s design ......read more

Rove  Hotels  collaborate  with  Dubai-based  environmental  artist and  champion, Mariska  Nell  to  present  a  Sustainability  Corner  as  part  of  Downtown Design,  from  November  13th to  16th.  The installation  will  feature  her  upcycled  works,  some  of  which  have  been  created  using plastic bottles  collected  as  part of  Rove’s  ‘Check-in  with  Plastic;  Check-out  with  Dinner’promotion.   Dubai,  UAE  (November&n ......read more

By Carro Ford, Content Marketing Strategist, Xerox   Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018:  From enterprise to small business, use of managed print services has caught on, but not everyone has had the same experience. If you’ve only had an average managed print services experience, you might wonder what a good MPS engagement should look like.    What Does a Good MPS Offering Look Like?   If you’ve yet to engage with a managed print services (MPS) provider, you may be wondering what to look for. Equally, if you’ve had a bad experience with a partner, you may be wondering what qualities they were missing.   What Every Business Wa ......read more

16th edition of the exhibition set to conduct workshops, panel discussions and a special conference on Traditional, Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (TCAM) Expected visitor turn out sets the pace for several new product launches at the exhibition Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 12, 2018:    The Middle East Organic & Natural Products Expo 2018 is returning to Dubai Convention & Exhibition Centre on November 18-20. It is set to bring the best of organic food and beverage, beauty and wellness, health and nutrition products as well as alternative medicines and therapy. This year, the exhibition has doubled in size and has over 220 exhibitors from 55 countr ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018:  Building on its long standing collaboration with Dubai Sports Council, Huawei was the presenting partner of the Intercontinental Beach Soccer Cup 2018 for the second year running. This year has seen some extraordinary performances and team efforts, reflecting a lot of Huawei’s principles, such connecting and empowering communities and celebrating speed and power. Huawei is proud to support Dubai Sports Council mission to make Dubai a pioneer in sporting excellence by developing and modernizing sporting operations and services. Huawei sees it has a role to play in supporting Dubai Sports Council achieve its goals with a shared passion for the purs ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018:  Certina has always enjoyed getting to the bottom of things, not just in terms of precision and durability, but also where ocean research is concerned. In its latest creation, the Swiss watch brand is reviving a historical model that is just as current today as it ever was. The DS PH200M represents a seamless continuation of its predecessor's timeless design, combining it with a high-performance automatic movement of the latest generation. In 2018, Certina showcases the new edition of this classic. Its stainless steel case with a diameter of 42.8 mm is fitted with a black unidirectional graduated bezel. It surrounds a black dial that contrasts pe ......read more

Plan ahead and enjoy competitive fares for UAE National Day holiday weekend Dubai, UAE – 12 November, 2018:   Emirates is offering special fares in the UAE to over 20 global destinations in its network. Passengers can now take advantage of the upcoming UAE National Day long weekend and plan a short holiday getaway, or visit family and friends back home, within Emirates’ vast network. The offer applies to bookings made today until 22nd November 2018 for travel until 31st July 2019. Economy Class passengers can enjoy fares to Colombo starting at AED 1,495, London starting at 2,665, Seychelles starting at AED 2,935, Cape Town starting at AED 3,635, Bangkok starting a ......read more

Third Winner of the Audi Innovation Award to be announced on 13th November at 3pm at Design Week in the Audi Innovation Hub The Audi Innovation Hub is a space designed by Riyad Joucka, founder – MEAN* (Middle East Architecture Network) and will be the base for Audi Innovation Talks during Dubai Design Week Konrad Troeger, Senior Lighting Designer from Audi AG attending Design Week and to give Innovation Talk  Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018:  The Audi Innovation Award is now in its third year and has consistently grown in status and popularity since its inception in 2016. The first of its kind in the Middle East, the Audi Innovation Award seeks to empower local desi ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018:  Golden Globe winning actress, author and entrepreneur Kate Hudson was today appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). The Romebased humanitarian agency provides food assistance to more than 90 million people in more than 80 countries.   Hudson’s appointment as a WFP Goodwill Ambassador will be celebrated during a special ceremony hosted by Michael Kors on 7 November in Los Angeles, California.  With a career spanning more than 25 years, Kate Hudson is a role model both on and off-screen. She has championed WFP’s mission since 2015 when she first joined Michael Kors’ Watch H ......read more

Celebrate Loy Krathong at Fujairah’s famous beach resort with a special cooking class   Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2018:  Located on a 230m stretch of pristine beach of U.A.E’s East Coast Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort is renowned among tourists and families for offering a panoramic view of the Indian Ocean and the mighty Hajar mountains. Boasting of a wide selection of food & beverages, Le Meridien Al Aqah is home to 4 leading F&B outlets that are among the top 10 on TripAdvisor.    Continuing with #AlAqahFlavors, where the resort celebrated the auspicious occasion of Diwali last month at its Indian restaurant - Swaad, this November, its authentic ......read more

ADNOC hosts 26 of the world’s leading oil, gas and petrochemicals executives to discuss future growth trends at Abu Dhabi CEO Roundtable High-level attendance underlines Abu Dhabi’s position at the center of the conversation shaping the future of the oil and gas industry Role of artificial intelligence, predictive data and analytics and blockchain technologies in helping meet world’s growing demand for energy at centre of conversation Abu Dhabi, UAE – November 11, 2018:   Twenty-six of the world’s leading oil and gas sector leaders gathered in Abu Dhabi, today, for a high-level industry forum focused on the evolving dynamics of the energy l ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2018:  Time and space fuse in the latest complication from Graham. Inspired by George Graham’s invention of the first Orrery in 1713, this precious limited edition of eight harmoniously marries horology and universe. Sealing the union are genuine, carved elements of Mars and the Moon.   These turn the fascination of a cosmos usually out of reach, into a wonder that can be captured. Proudly representing their namesakes in each watch, these materials enable celestial bodies to get in touch with their earthly side. The heart and soul of the piece is a manual Orrery tourbillon exclusively crafted for Graham by Christophe Claret, evolved from the 201 ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2018:  The holiday season is here and with it come many reasons for your excitement levels to rise.   It’s that time of the year that in addition to enjoying the season’s beautiful weather, dressing up for fabulous festive parties and taking part in the joy of giving, ladies look forward to extra-special makeovers to add to the glamour.  The season provides the perfect reason to take bold risks that you normally wouldn’t when it comes to your make-up. So, if you are looking to go all out for the holiday parties this year with just your eyes, go with Palladio Beauty’s fabulous collection of eye make-up that’s enrich ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2018:   MATRADE continues to create greater awareness and visibility on Malaysia's capabilities and expertise in providing world class  oil & gas products and services through participation in ADIPEC 2018. This year will be MATRADE’s fifth participation in this annual largest oil & gas exhibition in Middle East which will take place from 12 – 15 November 2018. MATRADE’s trade office in Dubai coordinates participation from seventeen Malaysian companies that will be showcasing various oil & gas products and services.  Among the local expertise to be featured include radiation management and consultancy ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2018:  With Christmas just around the corner, we have rounded up a selection of festive favours that would be perfect for gifting or as seasonal stocking stuffers! ...read more

Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2018:  Emirati artist Aisha Alblooshi led a group of young boys and girls with and without intellectual disabilities in a creative, fun, inclusive and inspiring doll-making workshop at Abu Dhabi’s Manarat Al Saadiyat on November 10th. The second in a series of Unified Art Workshops hosted by the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy and AMIDEAST, the interactive session involved children aged 12 to 18 years old and their families. A talented doll and miniatures artist, Ms Alblooshi builds her abstract creations using different materials and techniques. The Unified Art Workshop ......read more

11th November 2018; Dubai, UAE:   The UAE’s largest Nursery chain, British Orchard Nursery was recognised for its sustainability efforts and conferred the “Golden Peacock Award for Sustainability” at the 18th London Global Convention. The pre-school won this coveted award amongst the corporate giants such as Dubai Customs, Emirates National Oil Company, Reliance Industries, Nokia and others. Golden Peacock Awards, instituted by Institute of Directors (IOD) in 1991, are regarded as Holy Grail of Corporate Excellence Worldwide.  “After winning the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry award for CSR and sustainability efforts just last month, it feels ......read more

Historic unconventionals concession award is the first of its kind in the region Announcement follows Supreme Petroleum Council’s approval of ADNOC’s integrated gas strategy Award propels ADNOC’s target to produce 1 bcfd of unconventional gas before the end of the next decade ADNOC committed to delivering a sustainable and economic gas supply as the UAE works towards achieving gas self-sufficiency and transitioning into a net gas exporter Abu Dhabi – November 11, 2018: On behalf of the Abu Dhabi government, the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has signed an agreement with French oil and gas major Total, granting it a 40% stake in the Ruwais Diyab Unc ......read more

Tech leaders from Dubai Police, Dubai Electronic Security Center, Smart Dubai Office and major commercial entities meet to arrange a breakthrough global event on how technology will change the way we work and live forever Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 November 2018: Some of the UAE’s most forward-thinking experts, charged with delivering technological innovation and security to the Emirates have met to mastermind delivering a game-changing tech event in Dubai. Future Technology Week, to be held on 2-4 April 2019, will attract futurists, entrepreneurs, and innovators in Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Cyber Security, IOT and telecoms from all over the world.& ......read more

IAA Workshop raises awareness of the new GDPR law and potential risks Dubai, 11 November, 2018: The role of internal auditors is more important than ever after the introduction of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by the European Union as they can reduce risks as well as add value to the businesses by protecting the data that will give confidence to business partners. This was highlighted by industry specialists during a workshop on ‘GDPR and the role of Internal Auditors’ organised by UAE Internal Auditors Association (IAA) in association with Gulf Tax Accounting Group and Business Improvement Group and how UAE companies will be affected by the new data protection ......read more

Deeply rooted in WWII history, OMEGA's new Seamaster 1948 watches are a tribute to the Swiss brand's peaceful use of wartime technology. Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2018:  Between 1940 and 1945, OMEGA delivered more than 110,000 timepieces to the Royal Air Force and other branches of the military. The watches were highly valued by British airmen and sailors for their water resistance and reliability. At the end of the war, OMEGA responded to the demand for a timepiece with the same robust technology but more aesthetically suited to civilian life. The result was the Seamaster line, OMEGA's first family of watches: beautifully-designed timepieces, given even greater water-r ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2018:  Rapid fire spread in buildings is something that, even today, continues to be a problem, with consequences that are often disastrous leading in some cases to heavy loss of life. There is no lack of recent examples:- The Zen Tower in Dubai in May 2018, Grenfell Tower in London in June 2017, Torch Tower in Dubai in 2017 and 2016, The Address Downtown also in Dubai in December 2016... The only way to protect people and property in the face of this type of events is to systematically install appropriate, certified and patented fire barrier solutions during construction.  Among the products for which GV2 VEDA FRANCE is famous, the VEDAFEU range, design ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 11 November 2018:  Dalma Mall, Abu Dhabi’s favorite mall, further cemented its reputation at the 2018 MECSC MENA Shopping Centre & Retailer Awards. The industry’s highly prestigious awards ceremony took place at the RECon Middle East & North Africa retailer and shopping center convention, held at the Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Center.   The convention is the industry’s premier Middle East and North African forum and is attended by shopping centre owners, developers, service providers, managers, and a wide range of retail industry professionals. Competing against some of the leading players in the retail industr ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2018:    Established in 2014, Roda Hotels and Resorts continues to flourish in the ever developing UAE hospitality industry. From the seven properties within its portfolio, two have been awarded at this years GCC Best Employer of the year awards, Roda Al Bustan for ‘GCC’s Best General Manager – Hospitality’ and Roda Amwaj Suites for ‘GCC’s Best Employer’.  Puneet Baijal, General Manager of Roda Al Bustan, a 5-star hotel neighbouring Dubai International Airport, was awarded the ‘GCC’s Best General Manager – Hospitality’ award for his innovative leadership and unwavering efforts, b ......read more

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – 11 November 2018 – Schneider Electric , the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced today that digitization through modern technology will be the top factor in enabling sustainable economy and social change across Dubai’s businesses and daily lives in 2019, said Hanan Darwish, Cluster President – Gulf and Pakistan, Schneider Electric during Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Dubai Dialogue 2018 . ...read more

Over-100 IT and design startups participate in ‘HUAWEI Developer Day’ workshop held in Dubai Series of workshops to be rolled out across the region until December 2019   Dubai, 11 November 2018: For the first time outside of China, Huawei has rolled out its ‘HUAWEI Developer Day’ workshop series bringing together the best smartphone developers across the Middle East & North Africa to announce HUAWEI developer alliance introduced in the region. The opening session was held in Dubai on 8 November, gathering more than 100 independent developer and design startups.    Powered by the HUAWEI Developer Alliance, the workshops are aimed a ......read more

Inspired by the Purity of Shapes and Colours Seen in Nature in Winter, the New  Purely Pandora Jewellery Series Offers a Contemporary Take on Iconic Styles. November 11, 2018:  The new Purely PANDORA series takes PANDORA’s signature metals and design elements to a whole new dimension. High-quality materials from timeless sterling silver to blush-hued PANDORA Rose serve as an eye-catching backdrop for elegant beads and freshwater cultured pearls – a key element of PANDORA’s design DNA – and bring a sense of harmony and luminosity  to the collection. Bubbling textures, unique proportions and beautifully hand-finished details create a striking mix of ......read more

Travel Market expands with new section for outdoor leisure products   Dubai, 11 November 2018:   Dragon Mart’s Travel Market is now even bigger and better with a new addition: the Al Bawadi Camping Market, showcasing a wide range of camping gear and outdoor equipment from 11 to 17 November 2018. Adjacent to the Travel Market currently taking place at Dragon Mart 2, Al Bawadi Camping Market features a wide variety of items including tents, BBQ grills, portable chairs, folding tables, wooden heaters, sleeping bags, campfire grills, utility bags, water coolers, propane stoves, Dutch ovens, charcoal, fire wood and more.  Visit Dragon Mart 2 for the latest ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2018:  The GUESS 2018 Holiday campaign, by Chief Creative Director, Paul Marciano, was shot through the lens of Tatiana Gerusova throughout the streets of Downtown Los Angeles, which is home to the GUESS Global HQ and is a nod to GUESS’ roots and history.   In-line with the brand’s DNA, the GUESS 2018 Holiday collection celebrates the festive season with a strong focus on femininity, glamour and style. The women’s wear assortment features a combination of festive pieces anchored by modern, timeless silhouettes. The new season heralds a new mood with a colour palette compromising of warm burgundy, baby pink and classic black.  ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2018:  On July 5th, the Secretary General of the Supreme Legislation Committee sent a letter to the Managing Director of the Dubai Courts, accompanied by the Explanatory Note to Law No. 19/2017 and its amendment to Article 11 of Law No. 13/2008.   Article 11 addresses the rules and procedures to be adopted in case the purchaser violates his obligations to execute the off-plan sale contract concluded between him and the developer.   As stated in the Explanatory Note, it came at the request of the Dubai Courts. The need appears to have stemmed from the differences in the jurisprudence of the courts regarding the application of Article 11. The ......read more

Programme listed as part of the 5th International Handicrafts Festival in Al Ain Abu Dhabi, November 10, 2018:   As part of the 5th Traditional Handicrafts Festival, the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has organised the ‘Herfaty’ (My Craft) programme at Al Ain Palace Museum. The programme runs till April 16th, 2019, and aims to preserve the Emirati identity and heritage among the younger generation. The ‘Herfaty’ programme will include several workshops covering the crafts of Sadu, pottery, Tali, ropes, and Burqa. Participants of all ages will be introduced to Emirati traditional crafts, as well as studio set-ups to take p ......read more

The Color Run presented by Daman, marks its sixth year with the most colorful yet! Dubai, UAE, 10th November 2018:   A colorful community of ‘superheroes’ turned out in force today at the sixth edition of The Color Run presented by Daman in the UAE. Proving that fun and fitness is very much at the forefront of residents’ minds in the UAE, the Happiest 5k on the Planet was enjoyed once again by thousands of Color Runners.  This year’s Color Run Hero Tour saw families, children, fit-squads and work besties – from babies to grandparents, teens to Millennials – happily dance, skip and run their way through the 5k route in their Hero Capes& ......read more

The contemporary arts institution features 10 gallery spaces; the Gulf’s first open-access arts library and resource centre; 7 desert gardens; commissions, studio and events spaces; a restaurant and shop  Opening programming includes a significant group exhibition, four solo shows, several site-specific installations and new commissions, the inauguration of a pioneering Youth Assembly and the launch of an open-air sculpture park adjacent to the Centre Further details about the next six months of staggered exhibitions and public programmes will be shared in the coming months Dubai, United Arab Emirates | November 10, 2018 –   Today marks the opening of t ......read more

Regional trade enabler recognised for operational excellence   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10th Nov 2018:   DP World, UAE Region has been recognised for its significant contribution to the UAE's trade and outstanding performance by winning the Port and Terminal Operator Award at the prestigious Seatrade Maritime Middle East Awards.   The Award was received by Abdulla Bin Damithan, Chief Commercial Officer, DP World, UAE Region at a gala ceremony in the presence of more than 700 leading maritime industry professionals.   Mohammed Al Muallem, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, said: “This is another headline day f ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 10, 2018:  Her Excellency Hessa bint Essa Buhumaid, UAE’s Minister of Community Development, saluted the spirit of the contestants in the second Dubai Women’s Triathlon after presenting the winners with their medals. Organised by the Women’s Sports Committee of the Dubai Sports Council in association with the Dubai Ladies Club, the second edition of the women’s only triathlon attracted 324 participants of different age and nationalities, including People of Determination and 121 Emiratis, who were assured of complete privacy as no men were allowed near the swimming competition. Ladies were given lifeguard duties. Irishwoman Deirdre ......read more

High-profile Gulfood Manufacturing 2018 FoodTech Summit reveals how global industry leaders are benefiting from digital transformation Dubai, UAE – Thursday 8th November, 2018:   Digitisation, Artificial Intelligence and next-generation technologies came to the fore on day two of the Gulfood Manufacturing FoodTech Summit, as key industry experts take stage discussing the future and transformation of F&B manufacturing facilities in the region. The agenda-setting Gulfood Manufacturing FoodTech Summit, running alongside Gulfood Manufacturing at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) this week, brought together international F&B experts, industry leaders and innovators to ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 08, 2018:  The Higher Sharia Authority (HSA) for financial and banking activities in the UAE held its sixth meeting chaired by His Eminence Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Bin Abdulaziz Al Haddad, the Chairman Higher Sharia Authority, and attended by Their Eminence the members of the HSA, Sheikh Prof. Dr. Jasim Ali Al Shamsi, Sheikh Esam Muhamad Ishaq,Sheikh Dr. Aznan Hasan, andSheikh Dr. Osaid Muhammad Adeeb Al Kailani. The HSA discussed, a draft on the Sharia governance for the Sharia Control functions that support the HSA. The draft includes the governance for two main departments namely the Internal Sharia Control Department and the Internal Sharia Audit Departmen ......read more

November 08, 2018:  Chloé’s  unique  aesthetic  distinguishes  the  new  Spring/Summer  version  of  the  iconic  “Rosie”  style,  now  revamped with a subtle heart-shaped design. The brand’s artisanal flair is revealed in the intricate finishing achieved by applying a double milling phase and a hand-made buffing process to the 4 mm lenses. The two techniques are expertly combined to create a multifaceted effect glowing with grace. The 3-piece frame is equipped with a metal bridge and matching temples fitted with temple tips made with Mazzucchelli acetate and fixed to the front through su ......read more

JV between OMRAN and DAMAC International paves way for region’s largest waterfront transformation  Dubai, UAE – 08 November 2018: Groundwork is now underway at Mina Al Sultan Qaboos (MASQ), annouced DAMAC International today, the strategic partner to the joint venture with Oman Tourism Development Company (OMRAN), the government’s tourism development arm. The transformation of the historical port into a USD 2 billion integrated waterfront destination, which includes hotels, residences, food and beverage, retail and entertainment offerings, is inline with the National Strategy for Tourism 2040. Since the intial announcement of the joint venture, extensive project ......read more

The award was presented at the “Government Shared Services Conference” hosted by Lt. General H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan Abu Dhabi, UAE, 08 November 2018:   MDC Business Management Services (BMS), wholly-owned by Mubadala Investment Company, was recently awarded ‘Best Shared Services Initiative in the UAE’ at the ‘Government Shared Services Conference’ organized by the Ministry of Interior. The event was hosted by Lt. General H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. Lt. General H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan presented the award to Nasir Al Nabhani, Chief Executive Officer of MDC BMS i ......read more

November 08, 2018 - Dubai, UAE:   AXA, one of the largest international players in the GCC and the number 1 global insurance brand (as per Interbrand rating 2018) has some helpful advice for people looking to renew or buy car insurance.   Recently, the region's car insurance market has become more price driven. Add to this the fact that demand for car insurance usually spikes at the end of the year, and you may end up rushing out to buy your insurance while missing out on cover that is best suited for your situation.   AXA is keen to create more transparency across the insurance market and is encouraging prospective customers to do a little homework to en ......read more

ADNOC Integrates 100,000 Tags for Real-Time Monitoring andOptimizing Operations for 16 OpCos, with Schneider Electric and AVEVA WEF: Global Energy Digitization to Drive USD 1.6 Trillion in Value to 2025 Georges El Mir: “2019 will be crucial for Middle East energy firms to accelerate their digital transformation and adopt the Internet of Things” ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – 8 November 2018  – Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced today, ahead of ADIPEC, that it will highlight Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) digitization with the innovative Panorama Command Center for real-tim ......read more

The Soft Toy drawing competition invites all children to visit any IKEA store and visualise their dream toy, to later bring it to life   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8 November 2018: Starting from today until 17 November, IKEA UAE will open its doors to tiny designers, aged 0 - 12, helping them manifest their dream toy, and building together the following years’ SAGOSKATT collection. This inspired collection is a result of the annual IKEA Soft Toy drawing competition that takes place worldwide, with selected winners from across the globe.   This competition will take place in IKEA Dubai Festival City, IKEA YAS Mall and IKEA Bawadi Mall Al Ain, where winners of the ......read more

KSA; November 8, 2018:   Epson, a market leader in printing and imaging solutions, is championing Saudi businesses to ‘Make the Switch’ to inkjet printing, an energy saving printing option in line with Saudi Vision 2030 commitment to environment.    Epson is currently showcasing its market leading business solutions in Jeddah, Riyadh and Al Khobbar. Products on display include: WorkForce Enterprise WF-C20590 D4TWF, the superfast 100ipm colour A3 business MFP. Visitors can also experience WF-C869RD3TWFC, WF-C5790 DWF and WF-M5799 EB 1470 UI laser Ultra Short Throw wireless interactive projector with Full HD Resolution and White and Colour brightne ......read more

7 years old; average age of child in UAE to receive first mobile device Two out of three parents (66%) in the UAE admit they are worried about setting a bad example by spending too much time on mobile devices   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 08 November 2018 - Parents feel guilty about the amount of time they spend online in front of their children, and their children are not shy about reprimanding them according to recent research from Norton by Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC). The survey found that more than three in four respondents in the UAE (78%) suggested parents are setting a bad example by spending too much time online, and more than half (53%) admitted they have been ......read more

“A Global Award for a Global Industry” Dubai, UAE, November 08, 2018:  In just a few decades, the aviation sector has had a transformative effect on the UAE economy and we believe that it is time to celebrate the achievements of the aviation industry globally and to acknowledge and promote the far-reaching impacts that aviation has on global trade thanks to the connectivity that it affords.  This inspired the UAE to establish the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Aviation Award that aims to shine light on States, Business Organizations and Individuals around the world, by recognizing their contribution to the success of aviation industry. This triennial ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 08, 2018:  There’s nothing more valuable than time spent together. That’s why OMEGA loves this magical season. As you gather with family and friends and spread the festive spirit, we hope you enjoy every second of shared happiness. To bring even more cheer to those you love, we’ve selected eight timepieces that could make the perfect gifts. Who deserves something special this year? 233.20.41.21.01.001 For the vintage OMEGA fan… The legendary Seamaster 300 is a true icon in the world of diving watches. First introduced in 1957, its classic look has been updated for today with the most modern materials and watchmaking technologies. ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 08, 2018:  BMW is forging ahead with its model offensive in the luxury segment with the presentation of an open-top sports car which explores the highest reaches of dynamic flair, emotionality and exclusivity. The new BMW 8 Series Convertible blends ultra-sporty driving properties with distinctive design elegance and offers an extremely exclusive passport to hallmark BMW driving pleasure and a full-blooded open-top driving experience.  Premiere for the second model in the new BMW 8 Series luxury-class line-up: New BMW 8 Series Convertible combines dynamic flair and serene long-distance ability with a sumptuous open-top driving experience. Open-air drivi ......read more

Global industry thought leaders and disruptors share insights during high-profile conference running alongside Gulfood Manufacturing 2018 at DWTC Dubai, UAE – Wednesday 8th November, 2018: Food manufacturers must learn to collect, analyse and utilise data across the entire manufacturing supply chain if they are to survive and thrive. With some 50 billion food manufacturing assets across the globe expected to be connected by 2020, the industry is evolving rapidly - and a willingness to adapt is key to success.  That was the message from industry leaders gathered at the FoodTech Summit, the thought-leading conference taking place alongside Gulfood Manufacturing 2018, the large ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 08, 2018:  The Smile Bar, an exclusive dental whitening treatment centre for men and women that offers top-notch services in very chic environments, launched its first-ever store in the UAE at the Palm Strip Shopping Mall, Jumeirah Dubai. Riding on its successes in Asia, having launched in Hong Kong, Bangkok and the Philippines in 2015, 2016 and 2017 respectively, The Smile Bar aims to be the No. 1 choice for UAE nationals and expats with its simple yet effective teeth whitening treatments that are safe, painless and long-lasting.  “We’re extremely excited to be here to cater to the multi-national demographic of the UAE with cheaper, faster and s ......read more

November 08, 2018:  Who doesn't love the festive season? The truth is no one, because it's days filled with holiday parties, family lunches and dinners, sweet treats and lots and lots of gifts. Sounds amazing, but no one enjoys the horrors of finding the best gifts, so here's something to help you.    To keep you winning on your gift-giving game, we’ve curated a list you'll want to carry with you when you’re holiday shopping for the beauty obsessed women in your life; be it your best friend, your wife, your sister, and even your mom. You can’t go wrong with these fabulous beauty finds!    1. Oh So Heavenly Lavender Luxury ......read more

23rd Nuclear Inter Jura Congress concludes following four days of discussions UAE home to one of the world’s leading peaceful nuclear energy programs Abu Dhabi, UAE – 7 November 2018:   The UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program has been recognized for its unique achievements and coordinated development during the 23rd Nuclear Inter Jura Congress. Held for the first time in the Middle East and hosted in Abu Dhabi by the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), the congress was organized by the International Nuclear Law Association (INLA) in partnership with local and international sponsors, including the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR). &nbs ......read more

View the exquisite collection now available in the UAE   Dubai, UAE, November 07, 2018:  Parah, the famous Italian fashion beachwear, underwear and ready-to-wear brand unveils the new Fall Winter 2018-2019 lingerie collection that expresses femininity in a thousand facets with the finest of underwear, corsetry and loungewear, full of exquisite design and rich in details. The new collection which now available in UAE, consists of five series, three of which are fashion, all made with high quality materials, and skillfully worked, underlining embroideries and striking details. The five series of Parah’s 2018/2019 collection are: Isabelle   The series ......read more

The Dubai headquartered construction machinery major targets AED 500 million turnover with the opening of new showroom, which spans over a total of 6,000 sq.ft.  Dubai, UAE, November 07, 2018:   Finetools, a major provider of hardware and machinery to the construction sector in the UAE, is forecasting a turnover of AED 500 million within the next three years with the opening of their flagship showroom at Dubai Hardware & Building Materials Market in Al Warsan 3 industrial neighbourhood. The newly developed hub by Dubai Municipality is dedicated for trading construction supplies and machinery.  Finetools is a leader in industrial power tools, machines, const ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7 November 2018:   Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is working with private companies from across the world to implement cutting-edge technologies to provide patients with the very best standards of care.  The initiative is part of the Dubai Future Foundation’s Dubai Accelerators programme. HE Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the DHA met with the four companies that are part of the DHA’s fifth Dubai Future Accelerators cycle. The DHA is working with these companies to brainstorm and discuss ways to implement these solutions in the health sector in Dubai.  Al Qutami said, “The Dubai Future Accelerators programme i ......read more

NAJAH - The UAE’s leading Higher Education event is a three-day comprehensive event catered specifically for prospective university students, their parents and teachers UKCBC offers BTEC & HND diplomas awarded by Pearson, the world’s largest learning company. Pearson qualifications are designed in consultation with employers addressing the skills gap between academics and industry UKCBC representatives were at Najah Abu Dhabi, from 31st October to 2nd November at stand H3.A19.   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 7th November 2018 –   UK College of Business & Computing - Dubai Campus, one of London’s most reputed higher education ......read more

Arc has pioneered Vector, the most efficient, safest and most fulfilling electric motorcycle experience yet Vector has been revealed in Milan on 6 November Vector comes with ground breaking haptic ride-wear and connected HUD helmet Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 07, 2018 –   InMotion Ventures, Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital fund, announces its investment in Arc, which unveils ‘Vector’ – the world’s first fully-electric motorcycle with Human Machine Interface (HMI). Arc Vector is the most advanced electric motorcycle ever brought to market, using exotic materials, thoroughbred componentry and cutting-edge architecture, wrap ......read more

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 7th November, 2018:  A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN), a provider of intelligent and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced a global system integration and reseller partnership with NEC Corporation. The partnership will include the integration of A10 security products and technology into NEC 5G, Pre-5G and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) infrastructure systems. As service providers plan to rapidly commercialize 5G services, they need a consolidated security and networking solution to seamlessly integrate with their existing solutions. This strategic partnership between NEC, a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies, and A10 Ne ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 7 November 2018 –   Justin Rose secured victory at the Turkish Airlines Open 2018, beating Haotong Li  in a play-off at the Regnum Carya Golf and Spa Resort in Antalya.  A par on the first-play-off hole in Turkish Airlines Open history was enough for a win that saw Rose crowned the best golfer in the world and it was also the first time in his career that he has defended a title.  Rose trailed third-round leader Li by three shots going into the final day and both players bogeyed 18 to remain locked at -17 after 72 holes. After Rose made four, Li missed his par putt for the Englishman to take the win for a second straight ye ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 07, 2018:  There are many elements that make autumn and winter some of the most favourite months of the year for many individuals such as the delicious pumpkin and cinnamon flavoured food, switching to heavier outfits and boots – as well as the opportunity to experiment with coppery and ashy hair shades. However, these hair colours can be tricky to maintain, as it’s vitally important to use hair products designed for colour treated hair to keep your locks looking vibrant, fresh and healthy. Rahua’s “Color Full” range is a high-performance range made with an exclusive plant derived colour complex of rainforest grown oils, and enrichin ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 07, 2018:  Caring for kids is a lot of work but also a lot of fun! Not all kids enjoy showers or baths, so mums take great care to make each one a nice experience for their child and using a product that adds to the experience  definitely helps. In teaching children the importance of hair and scalp cleanliness, parents should try to make shampooing a special treat, and in doing so, turn something that sounds like a dreaded event into fun. There’s so many products in the market that promise to be safe for babies and kids, but there's one that's definitely a mommy favourite - Fifi & Friends.  Businesswoman and devoted mother, Tamara Eccl ......read more

Al-Futtaim Automotive showcases a diversified fleet of passenger and commercial green vehicles echoing the UAE’s commitment to a sustainable future Toyota to sell 5 million electrified vehicles including more than 1 million zero-emission vehicles (BEVs, FCEVs) by 2030 Toyota will invest 14 billion dollars to support the new plans United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Nov 7th 2018:   Displaying a variety of green technologies through a sample fleet of over nine electrified vehicles including models from Toyota, Lexus, Hino trucks and Toyota Material Handling, Al-Futtaim Automotive is front and centre at this year's International Conference on Future Mobility, being ......read more

In an exclusive interview for CNN Business, Laurie Segall interviewed Indian actress Priyanka Chopra and Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd.   During the interview, Priyanka Chopra explained why she has decided to invest in Bumble, a dating app which allows female to make the first contact in a heterosexual match. Chopra also speaks about her interest in technology stating how ‘technology has changed the world’ and that is has given people more ‘freedom’.   Bumble CEO, Whitney Wolfe Herd also explains to CNN how ‘Women need empowerment globally’ and that challenges to equality only result in the desire for ‘woman to rise and be equal ......read more

Rado DiaMaster Ceramos Automatic Dubai, UAE, November 07, 2018:  The festive season is upon us and it represents the perfect opportunity for a get together with family and friends. Spending time with those you love is always time well spent. What better way to mark such an occasion than with a classic timepiece? The Rado DiaMaster in rose gold CeramosTM is the gift that keeps on giving. Slim and smooth and embracing Rado’s minimal design aesthetic, it offers pared down good looks with a sophisticated feel in a warm metallic tone perfect for cosy evenings in front of the fire. As the Master of Materials, you know you can expect more from Rado than meets the eye. Ceramos is ......read more

First-time exhibitors rewarded for their forward-focused showcase at region’s largest F&B processing industry event Dubai, November 7, 2018:   International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), made an instant impression with its debut outing at Gulfood Manufacturing 2018, the region’s largest food and beverage forum for the processing and manufacturing sector in the Middle East. IFF, the world’s largest producer of flavours and fragrances, is participating at the show for the first time as one of the 1,600 local and international exhibitors demonstrating how they are feeding the evolving needs of the global food processing industry. And the US-based industry ......read more

27 leaders from oil, gas and petrochemical industries to discuss impact and opportunity of digitalization, technology and Fourth Industrial Age Strength of attendance at roundtable demonstrates Abu Dhabi’s convening power as global hub for the world’s oil and gas industry  Abu Dhabi, UAE – November 7, 2018:   Twenty-seven of the world’s leading oil industry chief executives will gather, in Abu Dhabi, on November 11, to discuss the impact of digitalization, technology and the Fourth Industrial Age on the future of the global oil and gas industry. The senior executives, representing many of the world’s major oil, gas and petrochemical c ......read more

New model features bold new dynamic look with premium exterior styling upgrade Smart interior includes dual-tone leather trim and latest cutting-edge technology Fastback family sedan’s 1.5 L turbo engine offers 169hp and 0-100 kph in seven seconds  MG6 is the most spacious C Segment car on the market Dubai, UAE, November 07, 2018:  The all-new MG6 sedan has officially arrived in the Middle East. Now in its third generation, the new 2019 MG6 model has been upgraded with an array of premium and sporty features whilst delivering performance, efficiency and class-leading comfort.   With quality design features normally found on luxury brands, the MG6 has ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 07, 2018:  “Phishing is still of huge concern to organisations and individuals worldwide. Google stats show that there were 12.4 million potential victims of phishing from 2016 to 2017, and with 56% of IT security decision makers saying that targeted phishing attacks were the top security threat they faced, it’s something that needs to be addressed. One way to approach this is through enterprise-wide phishing simulations. This gives you a means to test how well your current training program is performing or lets you know the current situation if you don’t have one. A top tip would be to take a baseline measurement of how employees react to one o ......read more

More than 1,700 global businesses, including Banca Carige and CNH Industrial adopt IBM Cloud and Services for VMware solutions    Dubai, UAE, November 07, 2018:  Today at VMworld® Europe 2018 , IBM (NYSE: IBM ) and VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) announced new offerings to help accelerate enterprise hybrid cloud adoption . This includes a new IBM Services offering to help migrate and extend mission-critical VMware workloads to the IBM Cloud, and new integrations to help enterprises to modernize applications with Kubernetes and containers.    To date, the IBM and VMware partnership has helped more than 1,700 enterprises including Banca Carige and CNH Industrial a ......read more

The Singapore firm, a finalist at the FinTech Hive initiative, is a robo-advisory platform-as-a-service provider for financial services provider DUBAI - 7 November 2018:   WeInvest, a Singapore-headquartered digital wealth services and robo-advisory firm, announced the opening of its office in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). Their entry into the UAE is the latest to follow after their expansion in Southeast Asia across markets like Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand while being based in Singapore. Their office will be located at DIFC, the leading financial centre in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, from where they will serve the Middl ......read more

November 06, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: It’s the best part of the year, the cooler days are here, and the holiday season is near. Cold weather is a lovely respite from the heat, but it can turn out to be harsh on your skin. Think of a dull and dehydrated complexion, chapped lips, and break-outs – some of the undesired effects of moisture-sucking cold air. Winter weather can strip the skin of its natural protection, opening up the outermost layer, allowing for irritants to get in and dehydration. So, it is very important to switch up your skin regimen to ensure that your skin stays truly nourished and hydrated throughout.  Sukin, Australia’s No.1 natural skincare brand* h ......read more

Mess with nature and it will mess right back” – Anita Roddick   Dubai, UAE, November 06, 2018:   Known for being one of the top environmentally responsible brands, The Body Shop has just launched a new Enchanted by Nature Christmas gift collection – inspired by winter forests, and wild life to enchant your senses with its most invigorating scents and textures. With 80% of the world population projected to live in urban areas by 2050 and million hectares of forests is predicted to disappear if no action was taken, The Body Shop is dedicating a percentage from every purchase of the Christmas collection to help protect and re-wild forests around the w ......read more

ADNOC Founding Partner in Bloomberg New Economy Forum; agenda aligns with the UAE’s vision for building bridges, connecting global economies, and enabling prosperity Goals of NEF in line with the UAE’s 2071 strategy to prepare for the future and capture the opportunities that lie ahead. Demand for energy in Asia growing at more than twice global rate, requiring creative solutions to meet future needs ‘Game changing’ digital technology empowering ADNOC’s growth and ensuring it continues to be a trusted and reliable supplier of energy to the world Dubai, UAE – November 6, 2018: The historic shift in energy use, from West to East, coupled with the ......read more

6 November 2018 (Dubai, UAE) -The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to maximize the economic and social benefits of aviation.  “Aviation currently supports 2.4 million jobs and $130 billion in economic activity across the MENA region. That represents 3.3% of all employment and 4.4% of all GDP in the region. Over the next 20 years we expect passenger numbers to grow by 4.3% annually. As aviation’s leaders we must work together and with governments to realize this potential---and the economic and social development that it will catalyze,” said Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General a ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 06, 2018:  All the colours of the rainbow    Fashion is what you make of it, and the cool and contemporary Tissot Lady Heart changes its style every day to reflect the fashionable whim of its wearer. Women will love the alluring rainbow on the dial, which comes complete with a disk inside that takes seven days to turn, displaying a different hue every day of the week. Whatever her style, every woman will enjoy ensuring they can always perfectly match their outfit to the vivid shade they sport on their wrist.    Stylish details    Heritage is at the heart of this elegant piece, which unites Tissot’s rich history w ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 06, 2018:  Joyalukkas Exchanged bagged the prestigious Best Strategic Customer Loyalty Program Award – 2018 in the Middle East’s Customer Happiness Summit and Awards.  On behalf of Joyalukkas Exchange, Mr. Marish Karna, Manager - Business Process, received the award from Mr. Hans Sandee, Netherlands' Consul General in Dubai.  The event took place at H Hotel, Dubai on 18th October 2018. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Antony Jos-Director, Joyalukkas Exchange said “This award is a recognition for bringing innovative solutions at every step for giving the customers a more convenient experience.  We are delighted to be the title hol ......read more

Sharjah – 6 November 2018:  In celebration of the Year of Zayed, the management of the 9th Sharjah Stamp Exhibition, which is being organized by the Emirates Philatelic Association and hosted by Mega Mall Sharjah during November 13-17, has announced that it will showcase a collection of stamps that were issued during the era of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, which will include the 2 commemorative stamps that were launched in 2003 in honour of Sheikh Zayed’s Accession day. In March of 2003, Emirates Post announced that it will organize a stamp design contest entitled “Zayed – Pride of Arabs” for students of colleges and universities of the UA ......read more

6th Edition of Unilever Sustainable Living Plan event focuses on plastic packaging as organization leads the charge for achieving a sustainable future for the Middle East   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 6, 2018 –   During an industry forum held today, it was revealed by Unilever that 54% of consumers are keen to purchase products more sustainably, according to its global study*. The forum, which was hosted by global consumer goods organization, Unilever, aims to draw regional focus to the global issue of sustainability in order to build a truly environmentally responsible future for the Middle East.    In its 6th year, the Unilever Sustainab ......read more

Dubai Sports Council announces details of country’s first rhythmic gymnastics championship Dubai, UAE, November 06, 2018:   In this remarkable Year of Zayed, and to honor the 100th Birth Anniversary of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Founding Father of UAE, Dubai Youth Olympic School of Rhythmic Gymnastics, in partnership with Al Habtoor Group and Dubai Duty Free, are delighted to announce the 1st Emarat National Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship 2018, which will be held at the Al Habtoor Tennis Academy in Al Habtoor City, Dubai, on November 16, 2018.  Being held under the aegis of Dubai Sports Council, the Emarat National Rhythmic Gymnastics Ch ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 06, 2018:  Looking for a new feline friend to add to your household? Come along and meet a number of spayed, neutered and fully vaccinated cats at Kittysnip’s adoption days - taking place at several location across Dubai.  The Dubai-based animal welfare group will host the adoption days throughout November to rehome abandoned or neglected cats and kittens that are in desperate need of a new family.  11am to 5pm every Friday throughout November at the Dubai Garden Centre (Sheikh Zayed Road Exit 40), 11am to 5pm on Friday 9, 16, 23 at The Pet Shop, Al Quoz and 10.30am-4.30pm on Saturday 10th and 24th at The Courtyard. Adoption fees apply.  ...read more

Dubai, UAE, November 06, 2018:  Banished to the garden since the 1970s, rattan is taking pride of its place indoors again and are firmly establishing our interiors. As signifiers of a certain type of contemporary style, they are the antithesis of ostentatious and have fast become the homeware of choice in living spaces across the region. Home and Soul Dubai, the unique lifestyle retail concept store, have introduced a beautiful new rattan collection to their homeware offering: from seats to coffee tables, each item promises to add the perfect relaxed feeling to any home.   Rattan is a timeless material and can be placed both indoors and outdoors. It is made from the core of the r ......read more

Over 1,000 swimmers take to the open water in front of the iconic Burj Al Arab, as Chad Le Clos inspires swimmers of all ages at the Daman DXB SwimFest 2018    Dubai, UAE, November 06, 2018:  The inaugural Daman DXB SwimFest 2018, presented by Jumeirah Beach Hotel & Wild Wadi, was hugely successful as over 1,000 swimmers, friends and families descended on to the beautiful Jumeirah Beach Hotel waterfront to take part in the Swim the Burj Al Arab challenge, Junior Splash Dash and Relay races.     Chad Le Clos, multiple World and Olympic champion, was excited to be a part of the one day fitness festival as he started each of the rac ......read more

New video launch features Chinese model Xiaowen Ju as part of Etihad Airways’ ‘Runway to Runway’ campaign Dubai, UAE, November 06, 2018:  Etihad Airways today launched a brand new video in its Model Diary series at the China International Import Expo, profiling iconic Chinese fashion model Xiaowen Ju during her recent trip to Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates. Based in New York City, the world-renowned model developed the new video as part of Etihad Airways’ ongoing ‘Runway to Runway’ series, which supports and showcases the global fashion industry.   Marking her first-ever trip to Abu Dhabi, Xiaowen introduces viewers to k ......read more

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