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Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2017:   The Dubai economy continued to witness strong economic progress despite challenging regional and global economic conditions. The sustained growth supports the UAE Centennial Plan 2071, which seeks to further raise living standards for future generations and create a sustainable society. Dubai’s ... Read more
Son of DAMAC Chairman and Founder named “Future Star” for entrepreneurial spirit and potential in industryDubai, United Arab Emirates – 15 November 2017:  Ali Sajwani, son of DAMAC’s Founder and Chairman, Hussain Sajwani, was recognised as one of Middle East’s “Future Stars” at a red carpet awards... Read more
Over 70% fuel efficiency improvement Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 14, 2017:  Going strong on its CO2 reduction agenda, Toyota, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors, UAE’s leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, reiterated its support to UAE’s vision 2021 by launching the 2018 Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicle (... Read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 14, 2017:  The 5th edition of Arab Fashion Week (AFW) has taken fashion to the forefront of innovative technology, as smartphone cameras join the ranks of professional photography to capture the show’s most stylish moments. Leading smartphone brand Huawei joins AFW as the official technology partner ... Read more
All-new fifth generation Lexus LS flagship sedan exhibits a coupe-like silhouette with the spaciousness of a luxury sedan Radical new design with a daring coupe-like silhouette Innovative styling, emotional driving and advanced technologies Newly developed 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 engine with 10-Speed Transmission 3.5-liter V6 Multi Stage Hybrid Sys... Read more
Airline to upgrade its fleet with fuel-efficient single-aisle aircraftDubai, 14th November 2017:   Golden Falcon Aviation, the exclusive aircraft provider of Wataniya airways has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 25 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft. The agreement was signed at the Dubai Airshow 2017 by Dr. Hamad Al-Tuwaijri, Ch... Read more
2018 Levante, Quattroporte, and GranCabrio are also on displayDubai, 14 November 2017:  Maserati Middle East and Africa revealed almost its entire upgraded product portfolio at the Dubai International Motor Show (DIMS) 2017. Starting with the new Ghibli, which has adopted a new range strategy and features a significant exterior restyling, all ... Read more
Dubai, UAE (November 14, 2017):  Chattels & More, a brand that curates unique furniture and accessories from designers across Europe and is part of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group, will be unveiling its latest collection and signature pieces during the fifth edition of Downtown Design. The event is the only platform in the Middle East for the... Read more
The Prancing Horse stable showcases an Italian Grand Tourer par excellence Dubai, 14 November 2017:  Following its recent global debut in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show, today, Ferrari revealed the Ferrari Portofino in the Middle Eastern region at the Dubai International Motor Show, held at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The Portofi... Read more
SOUQ’s biggest online sale to run an unprecedented 500,000 deals on 16,000 brands for shoppers in the GCC and Egypt from 22 to 25 November 50 times more deals on offer than last year across all categories, from electronics to furniture, fashion, toys and much more SOUQ adds massive new line up of leading labels on offer for White Friday Sale&... Read more
From Guinness World Record attempts and an appearance from Anthony Joshua, to dragon boat racing and fireworks – Dubai Festival City is the place to celebrate the Dubai Fitness Challenge finaleDubai, United Arab Emirates 14 November 2017:  Following the announcement that it will be hosting the first ever Dubai Fitness Challenge closing c... Read more
New QX80 exemplifies INFINITI’s presence in the luxury SUV segment Bold proportions and a commanding exterior design Luxurious cabin with quality materials, a hand-crafted feel, and advanced technologies Comfort assured by taut, refined dynamics and drive assist technologies Full media information available at www.INFINITIpresspacks.com ... Read more
100 Days of Fun proves to be a huge success across the GCC with 100 days of unlimited play for only AED 99! Dubai, UAE, November 5, 2017:  Fun City’s unique unlimited play membership is officially the talk of the town, with over 60,000 little ones across the region currently taking most advantage to enjoy never-ending fun at all Fun... Read more
Larson&Holz broker launches an ICO to start an ultimately new project—a crypto-version of a retail Forex broker. Larson&Holz is a high-tech company, for 13 years it has been implementing innovative ideas and the top IT trends. Crypto-currencies are one of the most promising and fastest-growing fields in the cyber community. People inc... Read more
 

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AAA Loyalty Program features over 50 partners and offers 98 per cent free benefits to its members. AAA Loyalty Program aims to have 10,000 members registered before the end of 2017 while 2018 will oversee over 100,000 members and beyond. United Arab Emirates, Dubai, November 16th 2017:  With customers looking for more flexibility and value for money, there’s been a stark rise in the loyalty landscape in the UAE, according to Mr. John Jacob, Director – Alpha Assured Assistance (AAA) Loyalty Program.   Speaking at the launch of AAA Loyalty Program, Mr. John Jacob said, “Most people think of loyalty programs as discounts or points that a restaurant or ......read more

Fashionistas trend on accessorizing with innovative Mate 10 Pro smartphone Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2017:  It's all about accessorizing! So goes the mantra of every stylist on the planet. Everyone said the right shoes and bag and jewelry can make an outfit - and for a long time, it was certainly true. However, that was before the arrival of the smartphone. Now your smartphone is your first and foremost accessory, and has transcended from a mere accessory to an extension of the self. Today, you don't just carry a phone, you wear it. More importantly, it's about how you use your device to make a style statement, whether by snapping your OOTD look (Outfit of the day), or ......read more

ADFD concessional loans will fund transformative renewable energy projects in developing countries Abu Dhabi, UAE, 16 November 2017:  The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), is inviting applications for renewable energy projects in developing countries. Within the framework of the ADFD-funded US$350 million (AED1.285 billion) IRENA/ADFD Project Facility, the current funding round of US$50 million in concessional loans marks the sixth of seven annual cycles. “In just the last few years, renewable energy has emerged as one of the most economical choices for new power generation in countries around the gl ......read more

Dubai Municipality joins leading security show as enhanced safety culture boosts demand for latest Personal Protection Equipment Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2017:  A pair of Augmented Reality safety glasses and cooling apparel designed specifically for hot Middle East climes are examples of the latest Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) on display at Intersec 2018 that will ensure the safety and health of regional workers.  Italian safety equipment manufacturer Univet will introduce in the Middle East for the first time its VisionAR Smart Glasses, which integrate Sony's holographic waveguide technology into eye protection, allowing wearers to view real time data without look ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 16, 2017:   As a Golden Sponsor, Huawei attended the RSA Conference 2017, held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Adhering to the concept of “Building A Proactive Security System”, Huawei exhibited its latest security solutions, CloudFabric Security Solution, CloudCampus Security Solution together with the portfolio of Huawei security products and solutions.  Following the current trend of the cloudification of enterprise applications, the traditional physical network boundaries have disappeared and enterprises lack the protection based on virtual machines, containers and workflow. In addition, targets of advanced threats are more and m ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 16, 2017:  The Steel Alliance Against Counterfeiting (SAAC), a non-profit industry initiative of 18 reputable manufacturers of steel tubular products, organized an open conference during ADIPEC gathering notably EPC contractors, distributors, utilities and customs. It was the opportunity to sum up the results of the SAAC members joint efforts and discuss further steps to effectively counter the use of fake steel products in the region. The SAAC members also presented anti-counterfeit measures for the main stakeholders of oil and gas industry, including end-users, governmental officials and media.  Over the course of two years, the SAAC has been actively ......read more

Company Showcases Latest EcoStruxure™ for Oil and Gas Solutions at Booth No. 4250, Hall 4 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2017:   Real-time data captured from the field and conveyed to the cloud via sensors and analytical engines can impact the profitability of entire oil and gas (O&G) businesses. Building around this concept, Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, is marking its seventh outing at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) 2017, the definitive event for the region’s O&G industry.  Organised under the patronage of the UAE President Hi ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2017:   The Dubai economy continued to witness strong economic progress despite challenging regional and global economic conditions. The sustained growth supports the UAE Centennial Plan 2071, which seeks to further raise living standards for future generations and create a sustainable society.  Dubai’s non-oil foreign trade increased to AED 344 billion in the third quarter of 2017, an increase of 13% year-on-year from AED 305 billion in the corresponding quarter of last year. Re-exports were the key driver of growth in the quarter, rising 34% to AED 103 billion, a relatively strong performance given the challenging geo-political backdrop. ......read more

CFD- The College of Fashion and Design hosted the first ever Fashion Forum on their campus where H.E Sara Al Madani and Ms. Safiya Abdallah were invited as chief guests.  The event opened with a welcome note from Zeina, a first year student followed by Dr. Albalawi, Assistant Professor who announced the launch of short term programs at CFD. Being a designer herself, Her Excellency Sara Al Madani spoke about developing a true sense of style and elaborated on the importance of being committed and dedicated in the field of Fashion. She emphasized that a designer should be confident about his/her work by understanding the market and research thoroughly to be sustainable. She also high ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2017:  Skyline University College, Sharjah, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah and one of the oldest private universities in the United Arab Emirates, has produced more than 7000 graduates over the years guided by its mission of pursuing academic excellence and instilling knowledge, skills, competencies, and value-based education among its students. On its 27th Graduation Ceremony, more than 300 students representing 25 nationalities have successfully received their BBA and MBA degrees on November 16th, 2017 at the University City Hall, University City of Sharjah, UAE. The Chi ......read more

Inaugural edition of the Middle East’s premier fine jewellery and gems exhibition welcomes thousands of luxury aficionados at Dubai World Trade Centre Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2017:  Jewellery trade professionals and private gold, gem and diamond buyers have descended on the inaugural edition of VOD Dubai International Jewellery Show, prompting organisers to forecast bountiful sales at the first outing of the Middle East’s largest trade and consumer jewellery industry mega event. Featuring the most impressive curation of luxury gems and jewellery collections Dubai and the wider region have ever seen at a jewellery industry event, more than 500 local and international b ......read more

Dr. Amr Ahmed Massoud, Specialist – Urology at Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi, highlights the top 6 myths about prostate cancer United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi – November, 16th 2017:   Prostate cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men after skin cancer in the US.  Moreover, it is second most common cause of cancer death next to pulmonary cancer in the US.  A 2015 report of the Department of Health in Abu Dhabi points out that 20 per cent of the cancers diagnosed annually among males in the UAE are prostate cancer. While Prostate cancer is an extremely serious disease, it is curable and can be medically treated.  However, lack of awa ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 16 November 2017:  His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Al Dhafra Region, visited the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant to witness the latest construction milestones and receive a briefing on progress of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program. His Highness Sheikh Hamdan was hosted by His Excellency Khaldoon Al Mubarak, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC). H.E. Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Romaithi, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police and a Member of the Executive Council of Abu Dhabi, H.E. Eng. Awaidha Murshed Al Mara, Chairman of the Department of Energy, Member of t ......read more

Dubai Nov-2017: This Christmas, The Body Shop invites you to PLAY FOR PEACE.  Forget adulting. Switch off, slow down and make time to play. Embrace togetherness through festive fun and games. Spread positivity by playing it forward in the most world-enriching way.   The Body Shop is upping its game this year with an exciting new Christmas gift collection that’s full of surprises… The gifts transform into GAMES, so that you can switch off and enjoy the simpler things in life. From quizzes and spinners, to mazes and dice, there are so many hidden levels to the multi-tasking festive collections.  And by playing along with The Body Shop this Christmas, you& ......read more

From stretched Limousines to Uber rides, Runway Dubai has raised the bar even higher as they wrapped up their 5th season on the palm island in Dubai. “It is not about the glitz and glam”, like they always say, the initiative is all about nurturing talent, discovering creative artists, opening doors for healthy collaborations, and networking in the fashion industry. The highly-anticipated fashion talent competition had finalists from Bhutan, Fiji, Pakistan, Philippines, Syria, and the United Arab Emirates. Syria’s Yasmine Mamlouk whose inspiration comes from the city of Aleppo, explained how to literarily fix the cracks from broken pieces of the city, to make them l ......read more

November 15, 2017 – BP Oman has won the prestigious BIM Advancements in Asset Performance of Utilities and Industrial Facilities category in Bentley’s Be Inspired Awards program. The announcement was made during Bentley’s annual Year in Infrastructure Conference, held in Singapore last month. The Khazzan Project in Oman is one of BP’s seven major projects in 2017, and started its production in September 2017. BP Oman was selected as a finalist from more than 400 nominations of projects around the world, and as the winner out of the three finalists in its category. BP Oman has created a Central Information Store (CIS) to manage and maintain information needed for ......read more

~Winter Promotion sees one winner each day walk away with AED 10,000~ Dubai, 15 November 2017:  It’s time again to hear the bated breath and pounding hearts of enthusiastic customers at UAE Exchange, the leading global money transfer, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, as it launches its Winter Promotion 2017 where every day one lucky customer will walk away with AED 10,000.  The promotion that kicks off from 17 November 2017 will conclude on 31 December 2017. A daily draw will be held, and winners will be announced each day on the brand’s various digital platforms, one of them being UAE Exchange Facebook page. Customers doing transactions – be it ......read more

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 15 NOVEMBER 2017:  Ras Al Khaimah International Corporate Centre (RAK ICC), has officially launched its Wills and Probate Registry (WPR) programme as part of a one-of-a-kind partnership with Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC), welcoming non-Muslims to register Wills that guarantee asset distribution and guardianship appointment according to their exact wishes. The enforcement of the Wills occurs through DIFC Courts and Ras Al Khaimah Courts. Ramy Jallad, Acting CEO of RAK ICC and Group CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ), commented: “We live in a country filled with people from different walks of life who have different wishes on how they want t ......read more

Technology partnership unlocks cost, productivity and speed benefits to cement Al Rawdah’s credentials as an innovation leader Dubai, UAE – November 16, 2017:  Emirates Modern Poultry Co., also known as Al Rawdah, has partnered with SAP to bring cutting edge technology to its UAE-wide operations. The partnership will see Al Rawdah implement SAP’s Enterprise Resource Planning framework to improve confidentiality, integrity, availability and customer support.  “The technology partnership, which first started earlier this year, is now seeing Al Rawdah adopt SAP ERP technology across all its operations, coupled with comprehensive business process re-engine ......read more

November 15, 2017 - DuPont recently presented its new Nomex® based fabrics and innovative protective solutions for firefighters and industry workers at this year’s A+A in Dusseldorf, Germany. They offer, for example, better protection for industry workers against the thermal effects of electric arcs. Moreover, the company announced the winners of the 'Nomex® Innovation Award 2017' at a gala ceremony on the first day of the trade show. The award is open to members of the DuPont™ Nomex® EMEA Partner Program, a carefully selected network of spinners, weavers, knitters and garment manufacturers. The 50th anniversary of Nomex® inherently flame-resistant fibr ......read more

UAE, November 15, 2017 - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), represented by the Training and Development Center, organized the ‘Leadership and Innovation in Health’ training program in partnership with the University of Monash of Australia and the Harvard Macy Institute of USA, with the aim of training and developing the abilities of health sector leaders in accordance with international best practices. The program addresses several aspects of healthcare system design, health workforce planning, challenges to current health care delivery at the national and global levels, innovation in health care systems, and leadership of change through transformation. The program ......read more

Christian Wilhelmsson: This tournament is about developing local youth and helping them become better football players Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2017:  Bigger and better, the hugely popular Dubai Sports Council Championship for Football Academies is back for season two, promising 12 weeks of action for the 66 participating teams. The tournament, which had seen around 900 players take the pitch in the first season, has attracted more than 1,300 players from more than 100 different nationalities this year, which means there will be 32 matches every weekend at the Dubai Sports City involving teams in six different age categories – Under-8, Under-10, Under-12, Under-14, Under-16 ......read more

First of its kind Zero Emission school bus. Bus specially adopted to meet UAE’s school transport specifications.   Emirates Transport Media Dept.  Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2017:  Emirates Transport (ET), the leading transport, logistics and auto services provider, launched on Monday 6th November, the final phase of testing for the first electric-powered school bus in the region.   The 45-seater bus was manufactured in close cooperation with the Shanghai Sunwin Bus Cooperation, in one of the first projects of its kind worldwide.   Speaking at the launch ceremony, Mohammed Abdullah Al Jarman, general manager of Emirates Transport, ......read more

[DUBAI, ABU DHABI] Wednesday, 15 November 2017 –   The best in healthcare information and technology in both the UAE and the world were celebrated and discussed extensively at the HIMSS Middle East UAE eHealth Week 2017 Conference and Exhibition.   This year’s event was led by Guest of Honour His Excellency Humaid Mohammed Obaid Al Qatami, Chairman of the Board and Director-General, Dubai Health Authority (DHA), and attended by over 350 delegates.    The first day morning saw the recognition of numerous achievements in the UAE and GCC including an unprecedented number of recipients in the Middle East for the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Adoption ......read more

Upgrades to system project increase of endurance up to 15 continuous hours of flight time Fury, the expeditionary, runway-independent unmanned air vehicle (UAV) has engine updates that will further increase its flight endurance. Engineering tests performed by Lockheed Martin indicate that Fury will be able to stay in the air for 15 continuous hours, making it one of the highest endurance unmanned systems in its class. Courtesy Lockheed Martin. DUBAI, Nov. 15, 2017 –  Fury, the expeditionary, runway-independent unmanned air vehicle (UAV) now has engine updates that will further increase its flight endurance, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today. With the integration ......read more

Dubai – 15 November 2017:  Dubai Customs has been shortlisted for Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart Government Program 2017. The nominated initiative that has made it to the finals is called “Smart Refund”.  The Smart Refund is one of the eight government initiatives announced by Dubai’ the Model Center of the Executive Council of Dubai Government as nominees to win the coveted Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart Government Program public award category.  A public poll will be held from November 23 to December 7 upon which the initiative acquiring the highest number of votes will be awarded the Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart Government Program flag.  Ahmed Mahbo ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2017:  Thales has today announced its plans to establish a dedicated United Arab Emirates Defence Service Centre in Abu Dhabi, with the goal of being closer to its customers and to offer a consolidated suite of services. The Defence Service Centre will bring together and develop the existing UAE based Thales expertise. The Centre will also provide training and transfer of knowledge to enhance Thales’ support to the UAE Armed Forces.   The new Service Centre will serve all divisions of the UAE Armed Forces and will span across the entire Thales portfolio of solutions. The Centre will ensure prompt and efficient service to promote satisfaction, bu ......read more

With USD 939 million in 2017 Q3, Turkish Airlines posts record operating net profit of all 3rd quarters in company history Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 15 November 2017:  Turkish Airlines, given the financial discipline and dynamic demand management applied since the beginning of 2017, with USD 939 million in 2017 Q3, posted record net profit of all 3rd quarters in company history. The 9-monthly operating net profit is recorded as USD 956 million. The successful 3rd quarter marked a 23 percent increase on total revenues compared to the same period of 2016, reaching USD 3.6 billion. The 9-monthly average on total revenues marked USD 8.2 billion with an 8 percent increase.  ......read more

The new breakthrough ATM solution will help the bank redefine banking experience Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2017:  NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions announced today, that Mashreq Bank, one of the leading financial institutions (FIs) in the UAE, has added the innovative NCR SelfServ 82 ATM, which is part of the NCR SelfServ™ 80 Series family that helps financial institutions redefine the banking experience and change the way consumers interact with the ATM forever. The first SelfServ 82 ATM was deployed at the Deira Branch, Head Office of Mashreq Bank in October. Designed for ease-of-use and delivering an exceptional consumer experience and ......read more

Partnering on program with Airbus, TAQNIA, Saudi Arabian Airlines and other prominent Saudi companies Winning participants to be announced in 2018 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (Nov. 15, 2017):  Rockwell Collins has joined an initiative with Airbus, TAQNIA Aeronautics, the Saudi Technology Development and Investment Company, Saudi Arabian Airlines and other Saudi companies to support the aviation innovation challenge, Entaliq in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to benefit the aerospace industry. The program is organized in conjunction with King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) based in Saudi Arabia.   Rockwell Collins will work alongside the partners to organ ......read more

Hisense will obtain the TV business including production, research & development, and sales functions Acquisition will further develop and grow Hisense international strategy for TV Business Dubai, UAE: 15 November 2017:  Hisense Electric Co., Ltd, a publicly listed subsidiary of Hisense Group announced the agreement to acquire Toshiba TV Productions for a total of US$ 113 Million (12.9 Billion Japanese Yen).   In this transaction, Hisense will purchase 95% stock shares of Toshiba Visual Solutions Corporation (“TVS”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, with Toshiba holding on to its 5% stock rights. Hisense will acquire the TV business ......read more

Next generation of Wi-Fi on Emirates will use Thales solutions with Inmarsat GX global network for best in class connectivity with speeds of up to 50Mbps Dubai, UAE, 15 Nov 2017:   Emirates and Thales have signed a new agreement to equip its Boeing 777X fleet with the next generation broadband inflight connectivity using Inmarsat GX global network. The partnership will give Emirates customers best in class connectivity on its Boeing 777X aircraft due for delivery starting in 2020. Emirates and Thales already have an existing multi-million dollar deal to fit its Boeing 777X fleet with a next generation Thales AVANT inflight entertainment system. The new agreement is part of th ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2017:  Finnair is launching flight ticket sales directly via its official WeChat account in China as the first European airline. It is now also possible to use WeChat Pay as a payment method for the flight tickets sold through its official WeChat account. Finnair customers are now able to search for Finnair flight tickets, book their flights and complete their purchase with WeChat Pay, all directly through Finnair's official WeChat account. This enhances the user experience as customers stay within the same platform throughout the entire booking process. “China is one of our most important markets, and we want to be where our customers are. En ......read more

18,000 registration request for vehicle’s tires smart card in the UAE Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 15 November 2017:  The Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (ESMA) has witnessed a strong demand from the manufacturers and suppliers of tires in the UAE to apply for registration in the tire tracking system and its specifications since it was approved by the board of directors of ESMA in early June.   The number of suppliers and registrants in the RFID system has reached 17,838 suppliers registered over the past three months, an increase of nearly double, compared to 9 thousand and 774 transactions were recorded in the second quarter of this year. HE ......read more

Dubai – 15 November 2017:  In a big step forward, Dubai Customs enhanced its worldwide competitiveness in (Corporate Innovation Management system ( by attaining the seven-star rating from Ideas UK in their evaluation of the 8th platinum accreditation in which the Department’s Corporate Innovation System got the full mark; 100/100 for the fifth year in a row.  Dubai Customs has become the first government Department in the world to win this seven-star rating. The new rating was granted to Dubai Customs in the 31st Ideas UK award ceremony which was held in Stratford Upon Avon, UK on 8-9 November 2017.   Bin Sulayem commented on this achievement: “It& ......read more

Net profit up to AED6.3 million (Dubai, UAE- November 15, 2017):  Union Insurance Company, a leading provider of innovative customer-focused insurance solutions to individuals and corporations in the region, has reported a net profit of AED6.3 million for the first nine month ended 30 September 2017 compared to a net loss of AED (12.8) million for the same period last year.   Gross insurance premium rose by 21.75% to AED802 million compared to AED659 million for the same period last year. The company’s total assets increased from AED1.47 billion at year-end 2016 to AED1.84 billion as of 30 September 2017.  Meanwhile, gross technical profit totaled AED 27.2 ......read more

The “Blue Ring Challenge” mass screening and charity initiative inaugurated by Dubai Police Head of Medical Committee   Register online and get diabetes screening worth 700 dirhams for just 1 dirham For each screening and registration, the center to donate Dhs 1 to charity Just 15-20 minutes of exercise can drop the sugar level by approximately 20 percent in diabetic patients Win lucky draw prizes like IPhone X, Smart Gear, bicycles and family annual health checkup vouchers. November 15,2017; Dubai,  UAE:  To commemorate World Diabetes Day, Dubai RAK Diabetes Center kicked-off a month long campaign against diabetes for Dubai residents, with an ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2017:  CITIZEN's NH8350-83E and NH8350-83L are a pair of handsome men's automatic watches made for those dressy occasions.   This pair of eye-catchingly handsome watches comes with the automatic 8200 movement. Enclosed in a 40mm diameter stainless steel case, the eatches come in either a black or blue dial a stainless steel bracelet, silver hands, silver stick indexes, and a day and date window.    Specifications: NH8350-83E   Caliber No.: 8200 Movement:  Automatic Strap:  Stainless steel Water Resistant: 5 Bar Class Type: Fold Over Clasp with Push Botton Case Size: 40mm Case: Stai ......read more

Jaguar E-PACE: the design and dynamics of a Jaguar sports car in a five-seat compact performance SUV Latest connectivity technologies and practicality solutions for busy families Sports car-inspired design includes first-in-class 21-inch alloy wheels Up to eight devices can stream content using E-PACE’s 4G Wi-Fi hotspot Touch Pro infotainment system connects customers to their favourite apps on the move Large 12.3-inch full colour TFT driver display and Head-Up Display means the driver need never take their eyes off the road Configurable Dynamics technology delivers Jaguar dynamics, allowing drivers to personalise throttle, steering and transmission settings Lightweigh ......read more

Cybercrime Economy Adopting Advances in Artificial Intelligence and Automation to Ransom Commercial Services, Weoponize Swarms of IoT Devices and Attack Critical Infrastructures Dubai, UAE., November 15, 2017: “Our digital economy is powered by technology innovation that creates opportunity for good and bad in cybersecurity. The proliferation of online devices and the hyperconnectivity of today has created a criminal playground that is increasingly difficult to secure,” said  Derek Manky, Global Security Strategist, Fortinet. “At the same time, adversaries are leveraging automation and artificial intelligence at an unfathomable pace and scale across the ever-expandi ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2017:  Founded by Creative Director Tamara Ecclestone, SHOW Beauty’s range of hair styling and finishing products embody sophistication and timeless elegance. Their unrivaled hair formulations target three major hair concerns, Volume, Repair and Moisture. Distinct with an exquisite fragrance developed by renowned French fragrance house Givaudan, SHOW Beauty makes for the perfect gift for a loved one this festive season.  Decadence Hair Fragrance (AED 325): A handbag friendly size hair mist of the iconic SHOW Beauty fragrance, our signature scent combines the lightest notes of coconut milk, caramel and almond butter, with a background of Madagascan ......read more

E L Y S I U M HEROIC. VIRTUOUS “Elysium - few have the ability to make that dream a reality. Only the heroic and virtuous are destined to achieve the life they desire, so each ingredient within this scent was chosen to emulate this rare strength of character. Legends of perfumery including Vetiver, Ambergris and Leather combine within this elixir of pure valiance - A scent created for a man who needs no help in reaching his Elysium, his paradise.” - Roja Dove. FOUGÈRE: SWEET, FRUITY, WARM, SENSUAL TOP NOTES: Lemon, Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lime HEART NOTES: Thyme, Artemisia, Lily of the Valley, Rose de Mai, Jasmin de Grasse, Apple, Blackcurrant BASE NOTES: Galba ......read more

The leading smartphone brand Infinix unveiled its latest flagship model in Dubai on 14th November Global Head Benjamin Jiang and Souq.com CEO Ronaldo Mouchawar addressed the crowd at the FIVE Palm Jumeirah  Zero 5 uses a dual rear camera (12 MP & 13 MP), 16 MP front-facing ‘Selfie camera’, Gorilla Glass 3, 64+6 GB Ram (128+6GB Ram) and Android’s Nougat platform  Dubai, 15 November, 2017:  Infinix Mobility, the fast-growing technology brand, finally revealed its new mobile phone on Tuesday after months of hype and speculation.    The global unveiling of the Zero 5, Infinix’s latest flagship model, took place in Dubai ......read more

Son of DAMAC Chairman and Founder named “Future Star” for entrepreneurial spirit and potential in industry Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 15 November 2017:  Ali Sajwani, son of DAMAC’s Founder and Chairman, Hussain Sajwani, was recognised as one of Middle East’s “Future Stars” at a red carpet awards ceremony, held last night in Dubai that was attended by VIPs, business leaders from the region, and lifetime achievers from various industries.   Organised by Arabian Business, the Arabian Business Achievement Awards 2017 honoured business leaders who made significant contributions to the region over the last 30 years. At the even ......read more

Dubai, November 14, 2017 - German-based automotive brand Borgward has officially entered the GCC car market with the rollout of the Middle East versions of its premier BX5 and BX7 SUV models at the ongoing 14th Dubai International Motor Show. Known for their advanced technology, high performance, and characteristic Borgward design, the flagship models’ distinct features are being showcased at Hall 2 - Stand 200 of the motor show's venue. Borgward's entry to the GCC comes amid robust customer demand for compact and mid-size SUVs in the region, where sales for these types of vehicles have amounted to more than 30 percent of total annual new car sales.  The successful intr ......read more

UAE, November 14, 2017 - The UAE has ratified  key International Maritime Conventions and Protocols as part of its efforts to develop  maritime and shipping sector and this will support UAE marketing to International Maritime Organization (IMO) and other IMO Member States .The ratification came after a series of preparations by the Federal Transport Authority (FTA) - Land and Maritime to meet the international requirements and standards set by IMO, including the implementation and  enforcement of the international conventions  and protocols in all relevant  national  maritime activities. The UAE has ratified the following international conventions and protoco ......read more

Middle Eastern show debut of Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar Iconic, rare original DB5 Convertible displayed  Regional debut of newly launched V8-powered DB11  Premiere of Middle East exclusive, Vanquish S Pearl Edition November 14, 2017, Dubai:  Aston Martin marks the 2017 edition of the Dubai International Motor Show with a show-stopping display of cars, including some of the rarest models ever built amongst several regional debuts.   The Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar makes a hugely anticipated appearance, being shown for the first time in the region to the public. The product of a unique Innovation Partnership between the British luxury brand and em ......read more

Over 70% fuel efficiency improvement  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 14, 2017:  Going strong on its CO2 reduction agenda, Toyota, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors, UAE’s leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, reiterated its support to UAE’s vision 2021 by launching the 2018 Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) at the 14th edition of the Dubai International Motor Show In addition to its striking stylish design, the 2018 Camry HEV provides over 70% greater fuel economy than a regular petrol engine Camry, thanks to a revised hybrid system. With a 2.5L engine, the new Camry’s improved electric motor produces more torque and helps make accel ......read more

All-new fifth generation Lexus LS flagship sedan exhibits a coupe-like silhouette with the spaciousness of a luxury sedan Radical new design with a daring coupe-like silhouette Innovative styling, emotional driving and advanced technologies Newly developed 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 engine with 10-Speed Transmission 3.5-liter V6 Multi Stage Hybrid System on LS 500h Lexus Safety System+ and other advanced safety technologies United Arab Emirates, Dubai, November 14, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008 and exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, announced, from its Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) exclusive stand at the Dubai International M ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 14, 2017:  The 5th edition of Arab Fashion Week (AFW) has taken fashion to the forefront of innovative technology, as smartphone cameras join the ranks of professional photography to capture the show’s most stylish moments. Leading smartphone brand Huawei joins AFW as the official technology partner for the event, where the new HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro smartphone will be used to photograph the shows and activities taking place throughout the event. The new HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro, the ultimate intelligent phone, will be showcased at AFW for the very first time, available for users to test and touch before it is even available across stores in the UAE fro ......read more

Airline to upgrade its fleet with fuel-efficient single-aisle aircraft Dubai, 14th November 2017:   Golden Falcon Aviation, the exclusive aircraft provider of Wataniya airways has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 25 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft. The agreement was signed at the Dubai Airshow 2017 by Dr. Hamad Al-Tuwaijri, Chairman of Golden Falcon Aviation, and John Leahy, Chief Operating Officer Customers, Airbus Commercial Aircraft in the presence of Ali Al Fouzan, Chairman of Wataniya Airways. Wataniya Airways resumed operations in July 2017 and currently operates a fleet of two A320ceo aircraft serving several destinations in the Middle East and Europe from ......read more

2018 Levante, Quattroporte, and GranCabrio are also on display Dubai, 14 November 2017:  Maserati Middle East and Africa revealed almost its entire upgraded product portfolio at the Dubai International Motor Show (DIMS) 2017. Starting with the new Ghibli, which has adopted a new range strategy and features a significant exterior restyling, all Maserati models have been thoroughly upgraded, adopting additional high-tech contents. The new Ghibli as well as the Levante MY18 are now available in GranLusso and GranSport trims, previously introduced in the Quattroporte range. Ghibli and Quattroporte now feature Adaptive full LED headlights with glare free high-beam, based on Matrix tech ......read more

The Prancing Horse stable showcases an Italian Grand Tourer par excellence   Dubai, 14 November 2017:  Following its recent global debut in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show, today, Ferrari revealed the Ferrari Portofino in the Middle Eastern region at the Dubai International Motor Show, held at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The Portofino takes pride of place on the Ferrari stand, displayed amongst an elegant Ferrari fleet comprising the dynamic 812 Superfast, the exuberant 488 GTB and the luxurious GTC4 Lusso T.   The Ferrari Portofino is the new V8 GT set to dominate its segment thanks to a perfect combination of outright performance and versatility in additi ......read more

November 14, 2017- The Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA) successfully concluded today (Tuesday, November 14, 2017), a national workshop covering the arbitration of intellectual property disputes.  The event, which was held in cooperation with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) was aimed towards discussing the significant role being played by arbitration in intellectual property dispute resolution, based on national and international experiences and references. The event was attended by VIPs, government dignitaries, decision-makers and IP experts--all taking part in discussions covering IP dispute resolution, proper arbitration proceedings and standards a ......read more

Dubai, UAE (November 14, 2017):  Chattels & More, a brand that curates unique furniture and accessories from designers across Europe and is part of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group, will be unveiling its latest collection and signature pieces during the fifth edition of Downtown Design. The event is the only platform in the Middle East for the region’s trade and design professionals to discover original, high quality objects from all over the world. It takes place from 14 – 17 November at Dubai Design District. In addition, KARE, also a part of Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group, renowned worldwide for its non-conformist and quirky pieces will be making its grand entrance to the dy ......read more

SOUQ’s biggest online sale to run an unprecedented 500,000 deals on 16,000 brands for shoppers in the GCC and Egypt from 22 to 25 November 50 times more deals on offer than last year across all categories, from electronics to furniture, fashion, toys and much more SOUQ adds massive new line up of leading labels on offer for White Friday Sale  14 November 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:  SOUQ.com has announced the return of its biggest online shopping event, the annual “White Friday Sale”, with 500,000 deals across the region on more than 16,000 brands, from Wednesday 22nd to Saturday 25th November 2017. In its fourth year running, shoppers across t ......read more

From Guinness World Record attempts and an appearance from Anthony Joshua, to dragon boat racing and fireworks – Dubai Festival City is the place to celebrate the Dubai Fitness Challenge finale Dubai, United Arab Emirates 14 November 2017:  Following the announcement that it will be hosting the first ever Dubai Fitness Challenge closing ceremony on November 17th and 18th, Dubai Festival City has revealed some of the event highlights set to take place during the weekend. Soon coming to an epic close, the Dubai Fitness Challenge, was especially designed to inspire Dubai’s citizens, residents and visitors to boost their physical activity by committing to a minimum of 30 minu ......read more

Oil price decline has led to new market opportunity, says CEO Company’s revised strategy turned AED 90.6m (US$24.7m) loss in 2014 to a net profit of AED 71m (US$19.2m) in 2016 New brand identity unveiled at ADIPEC today 14 November 2017 – Abu Dhabi, UAE:  Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB), a leading provider of construction, repair and refit services for naval, military and commercial vessels, announced today that it has expanded its services portfolio to the oil and gas industry. This is the company’s first foray outside of the naval, marine and defense sector, as it opens up to opportunities beyond its traditional industries of focus.   Marki ......read more

14 November 2017 (Abu Dhabi):   The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for aviation security to be further strengthened by addressing four key areas; closer government-to-government cooperation to eliminate the long-term challenges of extraterritorial measures, the universal application of global standards,  better information-sharing among governments and with industry, and  the efficient implementation of new and existing technology capabilities. “Governments and the industry are partners in aviation security. Airlines have operational know-how. Governments have the financial and intelligence resources. We have to put them toget ......read more

Oversubscribed facility focuses on growth opportunities & strategic expansion    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 14, 2017:   Unatrac Holding Limited (“Unatrac”), the exclusive Caterpillar dealer in Ghana, Iraq, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Russia, Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Uganda, announced today the successful completion of a $275m credit package comprising of a $225 million dollar five year revolving credit facility, with a $125m accordion option, and a $50 million dollar one year short term facility.   The facility, arranged by Barclays Bank PLC and J.P. Morgan Securities Plc who acted as Joint Global Coordinators, Bookrunners a ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 14 November 2017:  Emirates SkyCargo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) to become the preferred logistics partner for the Dubai based space science and advanced technology research and development centre.  The MoU was signed in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, by Nabil Sultan, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, Cargo and by Salem Al Marri, Assistant Director General for Scientific and Technical Affairs, Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre during the Dubai Airshow. Under the MoU, Emirates SkyCargo will be MBRSC’s pre ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2017:  EPG requested society members to visit any of central post offices to run preventive tests on the occasion of World Diabetes Day 2017, including tests examinations in cooperation with healthcare providers in the different emirates and provide the consultancies for diabetes, nutrition, and the importance of physical activity during 14 to 23 November 2017. Awareness campaign is organized at EPG head office in cooperation with healthcare providers for employees and auditors including awareness chronic diseases risks and having diabetes test, pressure, cholesterol, bone density test, optometry, and general fitness. The campaign will be, also, organized at ......read more

New QX80 exemplifies INFINITI’s presence in the luxury SUV segment Bold proportions and a commanding exterior design Luxurious cabin with quality materials, a hand-crafted feel, and advanced technologies Comfort assured by taut, refined dynamics and drive assist technologies Full media information available at www.INFINITIpresspacks.com  Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2017:  INFINITI Motor Company revealed the new QX80 full-size luxury SUV today for the first time at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show. Further advancing INFINITI’s market-leading presence in the full-size luxury SUV segment, the QX80 takes INFINITI’s ‘Powerful Elegance’ d ......read more

ONE FOR THE WISH LIST   Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2017:  Assuming they’ve been good and not naughty, 25 lucky individuals around the world can celebrate in style with a Graham Chronofighter sporting a Merry pin-up. This limited edition Swiss made timepiece magic’s a glamorous “Santa Babe” from the wish list to the wrist, from morning till night.    Meticulously hand-painted on the dial, Merry ignites festive spirit with 1940s nostalgia and top-of-the-tree horological craftsmanship.   This Chronofighter Vintage Nose Art festive special is powered by an automatic chronograph G1747 movement, visible through a see-through case bac ......read more

Tuesday 14th November, UAE:  Put these new gifts at the top of your wish list! FOREO is launching a series of must-have holiday gift sets and stocking fillers, each one designed to reveal radiance – even in the dead of winter! Any of these innovative designs would make the perfect gift this Holiday season; the only question is whether ‘tis better to give or to receive. GET UP AND GLOW Holiday Gift Set  With these pocket-sized powerhouses in your stocking, it will be easy to get up and glow on Christmas morning! Featuring the LUNA™ play for sonic skincare bliss and the FOREO Day & Night cleansers, this set offers the most effective portable skincare routin ......read more

Global aviation sector chooses Dubai as launch platform for new technology Dubai, UAE. 14/11/2017:  Dubai Airshow 2017 opened yesterday with a magnificent fly-past: the first time two Emirates wide body aircraft – the Boeing 777-300ER and A380 – have performed a flying display together. The aircraft were closely followed by the UAE’s air display team, Al Fursan. Both the Emirates 777-300ER and A380 flying display aircraft were decorated with the HH Sheikh Zayed decal as a tribute to the late founding father of the UAE. The Emirates aircraft were operated by a flight deck crew of four UAE National captains. Piloting the Boeing 777-300ER was Captain Ahmed bin Huzai ......read more

World class training facility to address growing need for pilots globally Dubai, UAE, 14 November 2017:  Emirates Flight Training Academy, the state of the art facility for training ab initio pilots was officially inaugurated today by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai during the Dubai Airshow.  Dignitaries present at the opening included His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council; His Highness S ......read more

Faculty and Students from Petroleum Institute Participate in Sharing of Knowledge and Experience Abu Dhabi, 14 November 2017:  The Khalifa University of Science and Technology, a research university dedicated to the advancement of learning through teaching and research and to discovery and application of knowledge, has announced it is participating through Petroleum Institute as an academic partner in the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) 2017. ADIPEC, which opened today, runs until 16 November at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). It has brought together more than 100.000 leading trade professionals, technology experts, and decisi ......read more

Company Showcases Latest EcoStruxure™ for Oil and Gas Solutions at Booth No. 4250, Hall 4 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre Dubai-UAE: 13 November, 2017:  Real-time data captured from the field and conveyed to the cloud via sensors and analytical engines can impact the profitability of entire oil and gas (O&G) businesses. Building around this concept, Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, is marking its seventh outing at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) 2017, the definitive event for the region’s O&G industry.  Organised under the patronage of the UAE President His Highn ......read more

Host of groundbreaking deals unveiled on opening day Dubai, UAE. November 14, 2017:  UK Secretary of State for International Trade, Dr Liam Fox, today witnessed the signing of a groundbreaking new joint venture between the UK and the UAE, as the Dubai Airshow 2017 opened its doors and immediately facilitated a host of major business deals. The agreement, between target manufacturer QinetiQ and Middle East General Enterprises will see the UK-based firm invest in the development of both infrastructure and training capability designed to enable a new Emirati workforce to provide the skilled manufacture of maritime, land and air targets, both for use by the UAE armed forces and for ex ......read more

New light attack aircraft with multi-role capabilities from Calidus launched at Dubai Airshow Pro Line Fusion avionics provide flexibility for implementation on multi-role aircraft DUBAI (Nov. 14, 2017):  Rockwell Collins has been selected by Calidus, a new aircraft manufacturer in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to provide Pro Line Fusion® on the new B-250 light attack aircraft with multi-role capabilities. Launched at the Dubai Airshow, the aircraft is designed for combat and asymmetric warfare.   “The UAE aerospace and defense industry continues to grow and Calidus is a part of making that happen,” said Colin Mahoney, senior vice president, Intern ......read more

On the occasion of World Diabetes Day, Bourn Hall Fertility Centre, Dubai, organizes a three-day free screening campaign from 14th to 16th November for fertility-linked diabetes 70 percent of women who have PCOS are insulin resistant Chances of a miscarriage in Diabetic women are between 30 percent and 60 percent. Diabetes is one of the main causes behind otherwise unexplained infertility cases, increases the risk of miscarriage, birth defects and gestational diabetes among other complications. November 11, 2017, Dubai, UAE: Diabetes is one of the main causes behind otherwise unexplained infertility cases, it increases the likelihood of miscarriage, heightens the r ......read more

UAE, November 13, 2017 - The UAE will be the first country in the world after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to introduce a device to treat high blood sugar type II. H.E. Dr. Amin Hussein Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary for Public Policy and Licensing of the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) said that the move comes under the Ministry’s plan to combat the risks associated with diabetes and provide the patients with latest global treatment systems. The UAE is one of the world's leading countries in the field of pharmaceuticals, and has developed innovative drugs to fight cancer, viral hepatitis, rheumatism, heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and other ......read more

Celebrating the success of this year’s chart-topping releases, the Ray-Ban festival season rocks on! Bridging past and present, the world’s most popular eyewear brand evolves cult style into luminous new tones and shifting shades. Never afraid to mix it up, Ray-Ban opens the show with a contemporary tribute to its most iconic shape: the Ray-Ban Aviator. Exploding onto center stage as the latest star of the daring new Blaze story, flat mirror shades and a bold new bar give the icon of icons larger-than-life appeal with a cutting-edge look and feel. Next-up, high-definition color profiles and light gradient shades on super-fine double bridge metal styles showcase the look of ......read more

November 13, 2017 - Renowned private and public organizations from across the UAE are extending their full support to the 7th Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF) running until the 18th of November 2017 simultaneously at both Khalifa Park and the Al Ain Zoo under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.   The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), the event’s organizer, has announced that Dolphin Energy Limited, Mubadala, Emirates Transport, and Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), have prepared exciting activities that will raise interest in their respecti ......read more

UAE, November 13, 2017 - His Highness (H.H.) Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, launched the "Future Aviation Lounge, Powered by DAFZA" initiative during this year's edition of the Dubai Airshow 2017. The "Future Aviation Lounge" is the first business social network that accelerates and encourages innovation within Aviation industry, making it simpler for members to share knowledge, expertise and more among themselves. IBM Watson empowers the lounge and adds a new dimension of personal assistance and intelligent analysis to the network to inspire and engage members with clarity, insights and focus on ......read more

UAE, November 13, 2017 - Dubai Courts has launched the ‘Sanad Program’ as part of its commitment to financially support insolvent litigants, in line with the national directives to spread happiness and promote the culture of giving and wellbeing under the Year of Giving initiative. ‘Sanad Program’ is the result of the cooperation with various law firms in Dubai, which opens new horizons to the legal sector aimed at facilitating the litigation process by providing free pleading services in labor lawsuits from the date of registration up to the final judgment. The project is in line with the initiatives of the Dubai Courts in its efforts to contribute to the achievement ......read more

NYX Professional Makeup’s mega annual FACE AWARDS event offers regional talents a chance to win the title of ‘Makeup blogger of the year”, a trip to LA, a year’s supply of products and 50,000 SAR Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2017:  NYX Professional Makeup named Mohammad Dashti, @arabia.felix, as the 2017 “Makeup Blogger of the Year” during the 2nd Annual Arabia Face Awards Event which was held on September 10 at The Music Hall in Dubai.  This year’s edition of the Arabia Face Awards began with a series of themed video make-up challenges for beauty vloggers across the region. Over nearly four months, hundreds of award entries from differen ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2017:  The new Marine Torpilleur Military: a modern Marine chronometer for those who captain their own destiny.   Riding on the wave of success of its Marine Torpilleur, Ulysse Nardin is releasing the Marine Torpilleur Military edition, a chronometer for a whole new genera-tion of adventurer.  Bold and dashing, this is a direct descendant of the pocket chronometers prized by the sea captains of 19th or beginning of the 20th century, radically redesigned for a resolutely modern era. Featuring the same Ulysse Nardin UN-118 in-house movement as the celebrated Marine Chronometer, the Ulysse Nardin Marine Torpilleur Military takes on a more im-posing ......read more

Abu Dhabi, November 13, 2017:  His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Cabinet Member and the Minister of State for Tolerance delivered the opening remarks at the two-day Tolerance in the UAE workshop organized by the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute on Monday, November 13 at the University’s campus on Saadiyat Island. In his opening remarks, HE Sheikh Nahyan said, “This conference provides an excellent opportunity for us to reflect upon the journey of the United Arab Emirates, one of the most ethnically and religiously diverse countries in the world, but, at the same time, one of the most peaceful, harmonious and prosperous places on earth.  Although the UAE is a ......read more

His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi: “Grant demonstrates Abu Dhabi government’s keenness on strengthening ties with Colombia” Funding to establish education and health centres, and support SMEs Abu Dhabi-UAE: 13 November, 2017:  Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, has extended an Abu Dhabi government grant worth US$45 million (AED165 million) to Colombia.    Aimed at underpinning social development, the grant will assist in establishing a network of education and health centres, in addition to launching a programme to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs).    His Exc ......read more

Representatives from 55 countries participate in the event, which focused on digital transformation and information security  Dubai, UAE (November 13, 2017):  VFS Global, the world's largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide, conducted the 4th global edition of its annual innovation workshop “iConnect” for the outsourced government services industry in Dubai recently. The event brought together 129 delegates from 55 countries to interact and discuss the most significant technology trends and the cutting-edge solutions offered by VFS Global in visa, consular and citizen services. The delegates were pre ......read more

Offering Hospitals a Diverse Range of Display Solutions for Comprehensive Patient Care from Registration and Diagnosis to the Operating Room  DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 13, 2017:  LG Electronics (LG) is showcasing its expanded lineup of medical imaging devices at Medica 2017, the world’s largest medical trade fair held in Düsseldorf every year.  LG, which launched its medical imaging devices business in 2016, has years of experience in advanced flat-panel display technology, sees a lucrative market in the fast growing medical imaging industry. At Medica 2017, LG will present its new 3MP Diagnostic Monitor (model 21HK512D) and a 1.3MP Clinical Review Monitor ......read more

  ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced it has integrated its endpoint management application, Desktop Central, with Zendesk’s help desk platform, Zendesk Support™. Available immediately, this integration will assist users of Zendesk, one of the largest providers of help desk software in the world, to seamlessly resolve their IT issues and perform system management tasks — all from the same console. The Desktop Central-Zendesk integration fills the gaps found in help desks today by improving their overall visibility and control as well as reducing service restoration times. IT support staff tend to spend a lot of time tackling service ......read more

Newly designed exterior and improved interior features Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 November, 2017:  Toyota, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors, UAE’s leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, will be previewing the all-new 2018 Toyota Yaris Hatchback during the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show. Over the years, the Toyota Yaris Hatchback has branded itself as a fun and agile car, which is complemented by its low fuel consumption and driving comfort. This year, at the Dubai International Motor Show, the latest iteration of the Toyota Yaris Hatchback will make an appearance. Redesigned for 2018, the new Toyota Yaris enjoys a sportier and trendier look and c ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 13 November 2017:   Etisalat UAE today announced its first VoLTE call over Cat-M1 IoT network in the region setting the future roadmap to deploy advanced networks to meet demands for diversified mobile broadband and communication services for IoT.  Etisalat maintains a strong leadership position in IoT technology and solutions with a history of firsts, including the first deployment of a nationwide LTE Cat-M1 network in July this year. This deployment was a revolutionary change and set a benchmark in the IoT ecosystem. A game-changer for the industry, Cat M1 (Category M1) is a new class of LTE chipset that is designed for sensors. They require less power, offer e ......read more

Hundreds of UAE residents attended ENEC’s latest public forums Abu Dhabi, UAE – 13 November 2017:  Hundreds of residents, members of the public and students, attended two successful public forums organized by the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The forums were held at Baynounah Educational Complex in the Al Dhafra Region on the 6th November and at Zayed University Convention Centre on 8th November. Following the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century, which took place in Abu Dhabi earlier this month, the public forums continued to highlight ......read more

From Hong Kong to London, retracing the 13.000 miles of the Tea Route Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2017:  A new record to beat for Maserati Multi70 and Giovanni Soldini:  After claiming the records for the United States’ “Gold Route” from New York to San Francisco and the “Tea Clipper Trade Route” between San Francisco and Shanghai, China, the latest record attempt follows the route of the clipper ships that at the end of the 19th Century transported their cargoes of tea from Hong Kong to London via the Cape of Good Hope. The current record time, set in 2008 by Frenchman Lionel Lemonchois and his eight-man crew aboard the 100-foot catamaran Gitana 1 ......read more

Larger than life The Tissot Chrono XL is characterised by its big case that has a diameter of 45mm. The size of the dial makes time easily readable, with contemporary Arabic numerals at 12, 3, 6 and 9 o’clock. The chronograph function adds to its urban style. It’s time to think big with the Tissot Chrono XL.    Stylish The Tissot Chrono XL collection offers multiple styles. Some may prefer the vintage touches of old school leather bracelets in various shades of brown with stylish stitches. Extra character is added with grey or black PVD coating on the case of certain watches. The dials vary depending on the model, from dark green, blue or black. Others may p ......read more

Dr Abdulla Al Mandous: “Our site visits are an integral part of our provision of support and collaborative expertise to ensure that our awardees’ ground-breaking projects will have the maximum impact” Site visits evaluate innovative projects using a variety of scientific techniques to improve cloud seeding operations Abu Dhabi-UAE: 13 November 2017:  The UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science’s Strategic Direction Committee has conducted site visits to assess the latest progress in two ground-breaking scientific projects led by internationally renowned German and Japanese researchers.   Launched by the Ministry of Presidential Affa ......read more

Dubai, UAE: November 13, 2017:  Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will showcase the capa-bilities of its unparalleled Bespoke programme at this year’s Dubai International Motor Show as it unveils a special one-off commission - the Bespoke ‘Spirit of Calligraphy’ Ghost. Conceptualized by brand experts at AGMC, the sole dealers of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, and hand-crafted by the experts at the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, England, the Spirit of Calligraphy is a unique Ex-tended Wheel Base Rolls-Royce Ghost that combines the words of the luxury brand’s founder with the region’s Arabian heritage.  The Rolls-Royce & ......read more

Sultry and stylish, the festive season lingerie collection is the perfect gift  Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2017:  The latest lingerie collection at TKD Lingerie, the D-K cup expert, is a festive feast of sultry shades and sumptuous textures. From full coverage to barely-there, satin and lace lingerie sets in shades of scarlet, purple and black are already flying off the rails.  Balconnets are usually a customer favourite due to the shape and lift they offer, and this season is no exception. Plunge styles are also incredibly popular for deep cut frocks and tops. The popularity of the festive winter range is matched by the demand for shapewear, with several options from Mira ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 13, 2017:  Alessandro International, a leading nail care and treatment brand, successfully launched its latest winter collection of gel and regular nail enamels at its Vanity Fair event.   Graced by the presence of special guest Simina Farcasiu, the International Training and Development Manager of Alessandro, the glamourous launch gala saw a myriad of media, glitterati, key influencers and personalities trying out and admiring the new collection.   The collection hosts the coolest colors of the season that will enchant and mystify the public with their long-lasting, hyper-pigmented formulations and goof-proof finishes. &nbs ......read more

5 real world design challenges from 5 local and international partners  Expo 2020 Dubai offers design challenges to student participants  adidas, IBM, Alserkal Avenue and Splash are confirmed collaborators Overwhelming response, as over 75 UAE schools sign up for the challenge Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2017:  Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI), in partnership with Dubai Design & Fashion Council (DDFC) announce the launch of Project Design Space (PDS) following its successful pilot in the Spring of 2017, where 5 schools from across the UAE competed. PDS is an innovative after-school program, developed by DIDI for high school students, offering a un ......read more

Dubai-UAE: 13 November, 2017:  Noor Bank, a leading Shari’a-compliant bank in the UAE, today announced that it has partnered with Global Village, the region’s first and largest multi-cultural festival park. Mufazzal Kajiji, Head of Retail Banking at Noor Bank, and Bader Anwahi, Chief Operating Officer of Global Village signed an agreement outlining the terms of the partnership at a ceremony that was attended by key representatives from both entities. As part of the synergy, Noor Bank is the exclusive banking partner for Global Village. Noor Bank credit and debit card holders are eligible to receive a complimentary ticket on every entry ticket purchased at Global V ......read more

Dubai Airshow, UAE, November 13, 2017:   Etihad Airways today welcomed a Royal delegation to its aircraft display on the opening day of the Dubai Airshow 2017.  The UAE's national airline is displaying three aircraft at this year’s edition of the bi-annual event – an Airbus A380, an Airbus A320 “flying testbed” and an Embraer Phenom 100E from the Etihad Flight College (EFC). The ‎aircraft were toured by Lieutenant General His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council. Peter Baumgartner, Etiha ......read more

Emirates, Boeing, UAE Ministry of Defence all reveal high ticket deals Dubai, UAE. November 13, 2017:  Dubai Airshow 2017 opened its doors at DWC, Dubai Airshow Site today, Sunday November 12, to a record number of exhibitors, aircraft on display, visitors – and an array of ground-breaking deals. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, opened the 15th Dubai Airshow before taking a walking tour around the 645,000 square metre site, pausing to speak with several exhibitors. He was accompanied by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander ......read more

UAE, November 12, 2017- H.H. Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum honored the ‘Innovative Emirati Programmer’ winners of the ‘Hackathon’ competition organized by the Emirates Talent Association and Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU). The recognition marked the culmination of the successful first batch of the ‘Emirati Programmer,’ the first-of-its-kind national initiative in the UAE launched to enhance the skills of Emirati programmers in programming languages, computer thinking systems, the basics of digital application and electronic games development. The closing ceremony held at HBMSU’s campus saw world-class young Emirat ......read more

12 November 2017 – Global technology leader Xiaomi held recently a grand opening of its first Authorized Mi Store in Cairo, located on the first floor of City Stars Phase 1. The opening of the store falls in line with Xiaomi’s continuing commitment to bring more innovative products with accessible prices to Egypt and the local markets in the Middle East and Africa region (MEA).      Authorized Mi Stores are Xiaomi's exclusive offline retail stores that allow Mi Fans to experience and purchase Xiaomi's latest products under one roof. The newly-inaugurated Authorized Mi Store in the Egyptian capital city houses a broad range of Xiaomi products, including i ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 12 2017: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider held ‘Consultants’ Meet’ in Dubai to discuss the new district cooling guidelines for 2018. The event was attended by over 100 guests, including district cooling technical experts, contractors and consultants. The meeting is part of a series of events conceived to impart the technical knowledge on district cooling among the consultants. “The ‘Consultants’ Meet’ is an effort to connect with our business associates and provide a platform to discuss best practices and new insights of the district cooling in ......read more

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