Throngs of devoted fans at The Sevens witness the best youth football in the UAEDubai, UAE – March 25, 2019 – The nation’s greatest youth football teams claimed their winning titles yesterday at du Football Champions, in partnership with LaLiga, and home of the official UAE Schools Cup, Street Cup and UAE Girls Challenge. du Footb...
Seeks to Implement AED 250 Million Worth of Philanthropic Initiatives Offering a Diverse and Comprehensive Package of Projects Benefactors Fund Initiative is a new and innovative charity serving benefactors and supporting those in need New fund targets all types of benefactors, expected to raise AED 60 million in first half of 2019 Holiday Bag Init...
dnata has adopted 8 schools since 2014 Fundraising throughout the year via dnata internal employee activities Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 25 March 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, announced today a key milestone in its longstanding relationship with dnata. Since 2014, dnata&rsqu...
Collaboration will accelerate Abu Dhabi government’s digital transformation and achieve emiratization objectivesAbu Dhabi, UAE – March 25, 2019 – Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced the signing of a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority (ADSSSA), ...
Dubai, UAE, March 25, 2019: Amanat Holdings PJSC (“Amanat”), the GCC’s largest healthcare and education investment company, today announced that it has concluded its annual general meeting (“General Meeting”) on March 24, 2018. The Board report for the Company’s activities and financial position,...
Dubai, UAE, March 25, 2019: We are all victims of excess hair fall. The effects of harsh climates and chlorinated water on hair are well known to those especially living in the Middle East region. We use desalinated water for everything, including washing our hair. However, the downside of this is that minerals from desalinated water cause ha...
Play and win exciting rewards every day until 31 March Dubai, 25 March 2019: The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah – Dubai’s dynamic new waterfront dining, entertainment and leisure destination – is celebrating Mother’s Day all week until 31 March, with a host of fabulous dining, wellness and entertainment experiences...
Cathay Pacific Services Limited recognised for perishables handling; world’s first to receive IATA CEIV Fresh certificationDubai, UAE, March 25, 2019: Cathay Pacific congratulates Cathay Pacific Services Limited (CPSL), its wholly-owned subsidiary, on becoming one of the first organisations to be awarded IATA CEIV Fresh certification, a...
Dubai, UAE, March 25, 2019: The successful sub brand of Turkish Airlines, AnadoluJet added a new international destination to its flight network with flights to Erbil (Iraq) after its previous flights to TRNC -Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. AnadoluJet offers its advantageous prices to the passengers flying from Gaziantep and/or Diy...
An innovative inter-company challenge concept with UAE’s top companies participating to conquer 7 challenges in an exhilarating adventure around Dubai, to win the coveted titleDubai, United Arab Emirates, March 25, 2019: Dubai’s exhilarating, Oman Insurance Corporate Challenge, powered by LivFit and Rush-A-Way returns this y...
March 25, 2019: alfanar, the Middle East’s leading manufacturer of wide range of electrical products and solutions, has partnered with Huawei to explore how IoT and 5G technologies can be used to bring greater sustainability, efficiency and cost-savings to alfanar’s electrical products. Together the two companies will co-cre...
The integrated modern library contains literature and materials collected over 35 yearsAbu Dhabi, 25 March 2019: The spectacular new Qasr Al Watan Library, located inside Qasr Al Watan Palace in the Presidential Palace compound, is now open to the public, marking the addition of a major new attraction to Abu Dhabi’s cultural and t...
Dubai, UAE, March 25, 2019: The best in healthcare information and technology in both the UAE and the world were celebrated and discussed extensively at the 4th HIMSS Middle East UAE eHealth Week 2019 Conference and Exhibition. The 2019 edition of e-Health Week is the ninth event hosted by HIMSS in Dubai and was held under the patronage of th...
R&B music-themed beachfront workouts on Saturday, 30 MarchDubai, UAE, 25 March 2019: Dubai’s favourite celebration of movement – Core Beats – is back for its second, free-to-attend edition of 2019 at Club Vista Mare at Palm Jumeirah on Saturday 30 March. Participants will experience immersive yoga and hi...
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DB11 Volante wins in Luxury Coupe (Convertible) category
Recognised at region’s most prestigious automotive awards
26 March 2019, Dubai: Aston Martin triumphed at the prestigious Middle East Car of the Year (MECOTY) awards on 25th March, with the DB11 Volante winning best in class in the Luxury Coupe (Convertible) category.
The DB11 Volante sets new standards of performance, innovation, engineering and style to create the definitive open-top Sports GT. Engineered to be the most advanced and complete open-top Aston Martin ever built, it is honed to achieve a fine balance of ride, handling, responsiveness and refinement, and dedicated to delivering a ne ...... read more
Key highlights of the show include competitive bank interest rates starting from 1.85 p.a. and no processing fees on home ﬁnancing
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26th March 2019: With properties worth USD 30 billion on display, Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum, the Chairman of Dubai Land Department (DLD) inaugurated Dubai Property Festival (DPF) on 26th March 2019 at Dubai World Trade Centre. The inauguration also witnessed the presence of HE Sultan Butti bin Mijrin, Director General, DLD, Majida Ali Rashid, CEO of DLD’s Real Estate Investment Management and Promotion Sector, HE Mohamed ben Saud Al Ghezwani, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Housing of Real Estate Develop ...... read more
Co-located with the 2nd ApiArab Expo, 2nd Arab Beekeeping International Conference and for the first time in the UAE, the 15th Annual Asian Apicultural Association (AAA) Conference.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 26th March 2019: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority, the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA), the leading exhibition and conference on sustainable agricultural solutions opens on Monday from 1st to 2nd April 2019 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). The sixth edition of GFIA, ...... read more
Zone and Emirates HR partner with the HR Tech MENA Summit as gold sponsors to showcase transformative solutions revolutionizing the future of work
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 26, 2019: Digital technologies at the workplace are transforming the way companies create revenue and improve efficiencies via innovative strategies, products, processes and experiences. Companies in the Middle East are witnessing an explosive growth in mobile computing on enterprise radars everywhere.
Zone, a leading IT services provider from Saudi Arabia and Emirates HR, an intuitive HR software solution specifically designed for the UAE and wider GCC will participate at the 5th Annual H ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 26, 2019: The Tissot T-Race MotoGPTM Automatic 2019 features a special design with a black ring made of carbon fibre, a tough, sleek material that is highly resistant. It highlights some resistant pieces of the motorcycle. The impressive technical achievements which lay at the heart of Tissot can be viewed through the caseback; resembling a wheel, which lets the movement be easily admired.
A luxury touch
Sporty can be elegant, as the luxurious detailing on the Tissot T-Race MotoGPTM Automatic 2019 proves. A tasteful dial features counters and bigger indexes in a refined rose gold colour, whi ...... read more
Sharjah, UAE (March 26, 2019) – United Arab Bank P.J.S.C. (“UAB”) held its Annual General Assembly Meeting (AGA) on Monday, 25 March 2019, at Coral Beach Hotel in Sharjah, chaired by H.E. Sheikh Faisal Bin Sultan Bin Salem Al Qassimi, Chairman of the Board of Directors.
The AGA adopted all ordinary and extraordinary resolutions set forth in the meeting, including the approval of the consolidated financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2018, and the Board’s recommendation to appoint Ernst and Young (E&Y) as the external auditors of the Bank for the year 2019.
The meeting was managed by Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (“ ......
Dubai – 26 March 2019: Director of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih reaffirmed the important role the Dubai Customs Consultative Council plays in generating ideas that shoulder Dubai Customs in building its future strategies, maps and plans.
Musabih chaired the first quarterly Consultative Council meeting in 2019 which saw a very positive turnout from different business and group representatives in the emirate.
The meeting was attended by Abdullah Mohammed Al Khaja, Executive Director of Clients Management Division, Farid Hassan Al Marzouqi, Executive Director, Human Resources, Finance and Administration Division, and Edris Behzad, Director of Client Happine ...... read more
Two players from each of Dubai’s four clubs - Al Nasr, Al Wasl, Shabab Al Ahli and Hatta – will join du LaLiga HPC’s summer program in Spain
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, March 26, 2019 - Dubai Sports Council and du announced today the launch of a new partnership under du LaLiga High Performance Centre (HPC) that is designed to power the professional development of high potential talent at Dubai national clubs.
The announcement was made during the press conference held today at Dubai Sports Council, headed by HE Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council, Mr Osman Sultan, CEO of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) a ...... read more
Schneider Electric is the first multi-national company to achieve unanimous commitment by its country presidents to the UN’s guidelines on gender equality and empowerment
Commitment exemplifies Schneider Electric’s practices of inclusion and furthers the company’s goals of advancing gender equality across its global footprint
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 26, 2019 – Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced today that it is the first multi-national company to achieved 100% commitment to the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) across its global leadership tea ......
Company was the first smartphone player globally to showcase a 10x Hybrid Zoom camera technology during MWC 2019
Dubai, UAE, March 26, 2019: OPPO has confirmed that the world’s first 10x Hybrid Zoom technology on a smartphone camera will be making its way to consumers in the Middle East very soon. Originally previewed in February 2019 at the Mobile World Congress, OPPO is the original inventor of 10x Hybrid Zoom technology, created as a means to provide everyone the opportunity to take professional style photographs, without fearing any loss of quality.
OPPO’s 10x Hybrid Zoom is a new technology created by OPPO with a triple-lens camera structure consistin ...... read more
Torrente, Al Qemzi prepared for big challenge in season opener
26 March, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi are prepared for a major challenge when they launch their bid for a second successive double title triumph in the opening round of the 2019 UIM F1H2O World Championship in Saudi Arabia this weekend.
Reigning world champion Shaun Torrente and Emirati Thani Al Qemzi who finished third in last year’s individual standings head a powerful nine-team line up in Dammam for the return of the series to Saudi after a 15-year gap.
Among their biggest rivals will be France’s three time-world champion Philippe Chiappe and son-in-law Peter Morin who finished runners-up to the Abu D ...... read more
Dubai, UAE; 26 March 2019: Epson Middle East has announced a collaboration with Enviroserve for E-Waste recycling, providing customers a safe and secure solution to dispose off their electronic items. Old printers will be recycled, or safely destroyed to help keep the environment safe.
Jeroen van Been, Director of Sales, Eposn MEA, says: “Enviroserve will collect unwanted equipment from our customers and use them for recycling or dispose them in an environmentally safe way. Sustainability is an important aspect of our business and we invest in developing environmentally conscious products. Last year we were awarded a Gold rating for overall sustainability by independent ...... read more
On the occasion of World Colon Cancer Awareness Month, doctors at RAK Hospital urge people to go for early screening and adopt a healthy lifestyle
Recent study on UAE residents found one-fifth of colon cancer cases in patients below the age of 40
26th March, 2019; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: Despite the fact that colon cancer is potentially preventable by making a few healthy lifestyle adjustments and adopting screening tools, the disease continues to prevail among the top few cancers among the UAE residents. A recent study on colon cancer screening conducted on residents between the ages of 29 to 81 years found that around one-fifth (22 percent) of the cancer cases were ...... read more
Rashid achieves tournament triumph with thrilling race victory, giving him three wins out of four rounds during his first series with Parolin Racing
Dubai, UAE, March 26, 2019: Budding Emirati racing karting star Rashid Al Dhaheri won the Championship for the WSK Super Master series this weekend in the Mini category. His victory at the International Circuit Napoli Sarno circuit with Parolin Racing made it three wins out of four rounds of racing for this competition - including at Circuito South Garda, Brescia, and Adria Karting Raceway, Adria - the first such achievement by any Mini driver for the past six years. He achieved 322 points for the tournament in total, which placed him 7 ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 26, 2019: Sanya. António Félix da Costa (POR) celebrated his third podium of the season at the Sanya E-Prix (CHN), round six of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. After 36 laps he crossed the finish line in third place in the #28 BMW iFE.18. Thanks to the 15 points he picked up, Félix da Costa now leads the driver standings with 62 points. His team-mate Alexander Sims (GBR) was also among the frontrunners, but retired after an accident.
Starting from third (Félix da Costa) and fifth (Sims) on the grid, the race was characterised mainly by energy management. After the frontrunners were racing defensively for more than half the race, leaving the field clo ...... read more
In cooperation with Department of Transport (DoT) Mushrif Mall launces the first mall led environment friendly initiative in Abu Dhabi to reduce traffic congestion and ease local commute
Abu Dhabi – Monday, 26 March, 2019 - Located in the heart of Abu Dhabi, Mushrif Mall, in collaboration with Department of Transport (DoT) represented by the Integrated Transport Center (ITC) in Abu Dhabi announced the implementation of a free bus service to and from nearby areas in a bid to reduce traffic congestion and enhance community comfort and happiness.
As part of a community outreach campaign on sustainability, the initiative is inspired to improve the quality of s ...... read more
Under the supervision of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF), the three-day event will be held at the Emirates Equestrian Centre
What: The Emirates Longines Show Jumping League
When: Thursday, March 28th from 3:30pm onwards; Friday, March 29th from 9:00am onwards and Saturday, March 30th from 9:00am onwards
Where: Emirates Equestrian Centre, Seeh Al Salam, Endurance City
Parking: Free parking available within walking distance to main arena
Dubai, UAE, March 26, 2019: Dubai is, once again, getting ready to welcome the show jumping action as the 21st edition of the Emirates Championship gets ready to kick off this Thursday at the Emirates Equestri ...... read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26 March 2019: As part of its commitment to drive growth in the real estate sector, Dubai Land Department (DLD), through its various sectors, announced the launch of the Dubai Property Festival (DPF 2019) that is held over three days, 26 – 28 March, at the Dubai World Trade Centre in partnership with the International Property Show (IPS).
The current edition is expected to record unprecedented success in light of the participation of 131 exhibitors and more than 20,000 participants representing 30 countries while also attracting a large audience of investors and buyers from 143 countries. Visitors can also review a series of other events, including ...... read more
D1 Milano introduces the Chronograph line for the very first time which features soleil steel finish with brushed bezel case and hands in sandblasted brass
D1 Milano bestseller, the Ultra-Thin range is introduced in a natural leather strap and a range of different colours
D1 Milano announces their iconic Polycarbon model with design and aesthetic improvements
March 26, 2019: Premium Italian watch brand, D1 Milano have announced the launch of their new collection at Basel World 2019. Popular for its trendy and lightweight design the five-year-old brand, is now adding a chronograph range to its wide array of selection along with several new additions to their existing P ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 26, 2019: With spring comes a new opportunity to revitalise your home. And what better way, than to explore all the sumptuous colours that Spring has in store. Composed of rich, deep hues alongside lighter warm and cool neutrals, this year’s colour collection is a modern version of old-school elegance and refinement. A selection of dark hues expresses a worldly, exotic yet heritage aesthetic, with fairer, softer options providing balance. Below Anjali Goel, Head of Design at La Sorogeeka Associates, shares her recommendations for the colour trends to inspire you this Spring.
Deep rich green is both decadent as a feature colour and versatile as a neutral wh ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 26, 2019: Saturday evening marked the conclusion of the Sultan bin Zayed Show Jumping Championship organized by the Emirates Heritage Club under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Representative of His Highness the President and Chairman of the Emirates Heritage Club at His Highness Sultan bin Zayed Grand Hall for Equestrian in Al Khatim. The national show was held in cooperation with the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF) with Longines as the title sponsor, Official Time Keeper and presenting partner of the Emirates Longines Show Jumping league competitions. Many riders and horses representing various stables and equestrian cl ...... read more
Light as a feather
Dubai, UAE, March 26, 2019: Symbolism, tradition, opulence and colour are the hallmarks of the work of renowned Russian artist and designer Evgenia Miro. Drawing on emblems and motifs that trace their origins back through centuries of storytelling, Evgenia creates beautiful designs that she applies to a range of materials to create enduring pieces designed to stand the test of time.
From decorated silks to delicate china, Evgenia has now progressed to working on a micro scale with high-tech ceramic for the watch she has co-created with pioneering Swiss watchmaker Rado. Considered the most forward-thinking design player in the watch industry, Rado worked closely ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 26, 2019: Marks & Spencer is excited to unveil the new SS19 Modest collection to its customers in the Middle East. This season’s collection is elevated with new silhouettes, shapes and prints on flowing fabrics, higher necklines and lower hems, to ensure she finds the perfect look, every time.
Spring sees gold and honey tones alongside dusky pinks to start the season, with relaxed tailoring pieces taking the forefront across the collection. Contemporary wardrobe essentials such as stylish high neck maxi dresses and wide leg crepe trousers are celebrated with new prices she will love. The easy-to-wear silhouettes have been designed to mix, match and ...... read more
Huge desert clean-up results in 2,000 bags of rubbish collected
Dubai, UAE, March 26, 2019: As part of its efforts to protect the environment and keeping in line with the UAE Vision 2021, over 650 associates from Al-Futtaim Automotive, participated in a desert clean-up.
Organised in association with Dubai Municipality and Dubai Police, the clean-up covered approximately one square kilometre of Dubai’s deserts, resulting in four truck loads of rubbish including plastic, paper, carton and discarded food items, amongst other environmentally harmful material being collected.
Commenting on the cleanup, Colonel Ali Rashed Mubarak Markhan Alketbi, Lahbab Polic ...... read more
Throngs of devoted fans at The Sevens witness the best youth football in the UAE
Dubai, UAE – March 25, 2019 – The nation’s greatest youth football teams claimed their winning titles yesterday at du Football Champions, in partnership with LaLiga, and home of the official UAE Schools Cup, Street Cup and UAE Girls Challenge. du Football Champions Season 4 drew to a close following a day of intense matches between Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Al Ain and Dubai’s best teams in front of a stadium of ardent supporters at The Sevens. Each match displayed professional-level football amid fierce competition.
The Finals of the award-winning du Football Champions was attended ...... read more
Seeks to Implement AED 250 Million Worth of Philanthropic Initiatives Offering a Diverse and Comprehensive Package of Projects
Benefactors Fund Initiative is a new and innovative charity serving benefactors and supporting those in need
New fund targets all types of benefactors, expected to raise AED 60 million in first half of 2019
Holiday Bag Initiative launched for citizens, more than 2,600 citizens supported last year
Around AED 211,187,203 collected via 1,555 projects and distributed among the eligible
New website branding launched according to new and innovative techniques for benefactors
Targeting nearly 60 million AED fund raising with 11% increase over last year&rsquo ...... read more
dnata has adopted 8 schools since 2014
Fundraising throughout the year via dnata internal employee activities
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 25 March 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, announced today a key milestone in its longstanding relationship with dnata. Since 2014, dnata’s Dubai office has been a very proactive and committed donor by supporting the Adopt a School initiative and contributing to the adoption of a total of 8 schools in Malawi, Senegal, Nepal and Cambodia. Emboldened by the success of its annual contributions to Dubai Cares, dnata is taking the partnership to a new high by embedding its fun ...... read more
Collaboration will accelerate Abu Dhabi government’s digital transformation and achieve emiratization objectives
Abu Dhabi, UAE – March 25, 2019 – Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced the signing of a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority (ADSSSA), to accelerate the Abu Dhabi government's digital transformation efforts. The agreement was signed by H.E. Dr. Rauda Al Saadi, Director General, ADSSSA and Fabio Fontana, Vice President and Managing Director, HPE Middle East, in the presence of H.E. Jassim Al Zaabi, Chairman, Abu Dhabi Executive Office and Antonio Neri, President and CEO, HP ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 25, 2019: Amanat Holdings PJSC (“Amanat”), the GCC’s largest healthcare and education investment company, today announced that it has concluded its annual general meeting (“General Meeting”) on March 24, 2018.
The Board report for the Company’s activities and financial position, balance sheet and the profit and loss account for the fiscal year ending 31 December 2018 were approved.
The General Meeting approved a cash dividend distribution of 1.50% of the nominal value for each share (1.5 fils per one share). This implies a total payout of AED 37.5 million for the year 2018, as Amanat continues to distribute d ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 25, 2019: We are all victims of excess hair fall. The effects of harsh climates and chlorinated water on hair are well known to those especially living in the Middle East region. We use desalinated water for everything, including washing our hair. However, the downside of this is that minerals from desalinated water cause hair breakage but that’s not all. The adverse effects of desalinated water on hair and scalp in this region include but are not limited to dandruff, hair-loss, and a significant calcium build-up on the surface of the scalp that hinders or stints new hair-growth.
One of the best ways to combat this problem is by using reliable solutions that ...... read more
Play and win exciting rewards every day until 31 March
Dubai, 25 March 2019: The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah – Dubai’s dynamic new waterfront dining, entertainment and leisure destination – is celebrating Mother’s Day all week until 31 March, with a host of fabulous dining, wellness and entertainment experiences.
Earn exciting rewards for your mum with a special Play and Win promotion, and enjoy family entertainment, including kids’ games, arts and crafts activities, and live music this weekend from 4pm to 11pm to celebrate the occasion.
Amazing prizes to be won…
Palapa, Mama Pho, Fat Chow, ...... read more
Cathay Pacific Services Limited recognised for perishables handling; world’s first to receive IATA CEIV Fresh certification
Dubai, UAE, March 25, 2019: Cathay Pacific congratulates Cathay Pacific Services Limited (CPSL), its wholly-owned subsidiary, on becoming one of the first organisations to be awarded IATA CEIV Fresh certification, a globally-recognised perishable product handling accreditation.
The certification, which was also awarded to the Hong Kong Airport Authority at the IATA World Cargo Symposium, underscores the speed, consistency and efficiency of all stakeholders in Hong Kong International Airport when it comes to the treatment and transportation of perishabl ...... read more
25th March 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Abu Dhabi Airports has contributed to Operation Smile UAE’s textile recycling initiative by hosting three of its textile donation banks at its facilities, and inspiring its employees to donate hundreds of kilos of clothes and accessories to the internationally recognized medical humanitarian organization.
The initiative was launched by Operation Smile UAE in an effort to increase funding for its organization of free and safe reconstructive surgeries for children and young adults born with cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities.
Abu Dhabi Airports hosted one textile donation bank at its Headquarters near Abu Dhabi In ......
Dubai, UAE, March 25, 2019: The successful sub brand of Turkish Airlines, AnadoluJet added a new international destination to its flight network with flights to Erbil (Iraq) after its previous flights to TRNC -Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
AnadoluJet offers its advantageous prices to the passengers flying from Gaziantep and/or Diyarbakır to Erbil. The flights from both cities started on March 21, 2019.
On the new Erbil flights of AnadoluJet, Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee M. İlker Aycı stated; “Turkish aviation history is undergoing a significant period of change. Istanbul Airport gives courage to ...... read more
Dubai, 25 March 2019: Emirates District Cooling Ltd (Emicool), a leading district cooling service provider in the region and wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, has unveiled its new logo in a move which will help the company to achieve its strategic objectives as it continues its journey towards recognition as an industry leader and a world-class provider of energy-efficient district cooling.
The introduction of the logo was made to mark a new era for the company as a wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments. The revamp is influenced by the previous logo, but has been altered to better represent the brand’s core values with the introduction of a symbol ......
An innovative inter-company challenge concept with UAE’s top companies participating to conquer 7 challenges in an exhilarating adventure around Dubai, to win the coveted title
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 25, 2019: Dubai’s exhilarating, Oman Insurance Corporate Challenge, powered by LivFit and Rush-A-Way returns this year with unique team-bonding exercises to ignite spirit, friendly competition to create an infectious excitement on 20th April 2019. The unique team building inter-company challenge growing over the years is a proven effective concept to strengthen teams and also serves as an excellent platform for networking.
With the gamification at wo ...... read more
March 25, 2019: alfanar, the Middle East’s leading manufacturer of wide range of electrical products and solutions, has partnered with Huawei to explore how IoT and 5G technologies can be used to bring greater sustainability, efficiency and cost-savings to alfanar’s electrical products. Together the two companies will co-create 5G and IoT solutions that will accelerate the digital transformation of the Middle East’s electricity industry.
The announcement was made through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on the sidelines of Middle East Electricity, the Middle East power industry’s largest annual trade exhibition, which took place recently ...... read more
Dubai, March 25, 2019: Dubai Investments Park, the wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, received ghaf trees from a Dubai Land Department delegation and held a symbolic planting ceremony as part of a planned calendar of initiatives and activities that underlines a commitment to the Year of Tolerance at Dubai Investments.
The Dubai Land Department delivered the young ghaf trees, the national tree of the UAE, in a symbolic planting ceremony in front of Dubai Investments House in the presence of Dubai Investments management. Omar Al Mesmar, General Manager of Dubai Investments Park, Obaid Mohammed Al Salami, General Manager of Dubai Investments Real Estate Company an ......
The integrated modern library contains literature and materials collected over 35 years
Abu Dhabi, 25 March 2019: The spectacular new Qasr Al Watan Library, located inside Qasr Al Watan Palace in the Presidential Palace compound, is now open to the public, marking the addition of a major new attraction to Abu Dhabi’s cultural and tourism assets.
Inaugurated on March 11, Qasr Al Watan Library is distinguished by its exceptional location in the centre of the Presidential Palace, which is now one of the few open-to-public presidential palaces anywhere in the world.
The library features an extensive collection of 50,000 titles on different branches of science, as ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 25, 2019: The best in healthcare information and technology in both the UAE and the world were celebrated and discussed extensively at the 4th HIMSS Middle East UAE eHealth Week 2019 Conference and Exhibition. The 2019 edition of e-Health Week is the ninth event hosted by HIMSS in Dubai and was held under the patronage of the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), the Department of Health, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and the Emirates Health Informatics Society and supported by the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA).
During the Opening Address HIMSS recognized 12 Dubai Health Authority hospital facilities, as HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medic ...... read more
R&B music-themed beachfront workouts on Saturday, 30 March
Dubai, UAE, 25 March 2019: Dubai’s favourite celebration of movement – Core Beats – is back for its second, free-to-attend edition of 2019 at Club Vista Mare at Palm Jumeirah on Saturday 30 March.
Participants will experience immersive yoga and high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts at the vibrant beachfront destination, guided by experts from Dubai’s top studios Yoga La Vie and Barry’s Bootcamp.
Club Vista Mare’s Core Beats free fitness concert series has been a huge hit since its launch last year, hosting over 2,000 participants so far. Set against a ...... read more
Abu Dhabi, 25 March 2019 - A record number of 32,938 pupils across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi took part in a series of interactive workshops this winter as an introduction to the fun side of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.
Between January 20th and March 7th over 66 schools across Abu Dhabi, the Al Ain and Al Dhafra regions took part in the latest ‘lema?’ tour, a programme run by the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK).
It is a 36 per cent increase on the previous student participation record set during the first trimester of 2018 and nearing 50 per cent of last year’s total participation. The programme bri ......
Dubai, UAE, March 25, 2019: On Thursday, March 14th, 2019, 40 tons of live honeybees landed at Ras Al Khaimah International Airport on an Egypt Air Cargo flight from Cairo for the first time in 2019. Many customers were waiting to welcome the bees and take them to various farms across the UAE.
Al Najeh Honey entrusted Ras Al Khaimah International Airport (RAK) with this task and the entry of the honeybees to UAE was executed flawlessly by RAK airport offering best handling services thereby ensuring that the honey bee shipment is delivered and handed over to the consignee in the shortest possible time.
Mr Sanjay Khanna, CEO, RAK Airport said that “the entire team at RAK Airp ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 25, 2019: Let your style blossom with these statement floral dresses from Marks & Spencer.
The midi dress is the perfect piece to help you transition into the season ahead. Team with white trainers for a casual daytime look, or pair with statement heels for special occasion.
... read more
Latest skin and hair care products from leading European brands Launched at V Hotel, The Palm
Dubai, UAE, March 25, 2019: The Principals MENA (TPM), a fast-growing brand marketing company in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), recently launched its latest range of best-in-class health, skin and hair care products from a network of leading international partners, at a special launching event held at V Hotel, The Palm. The launching was part of the company's continuing efforts to bring high-quality and carefully-chosen consumer healthcare and wellness products to the region. The event also marks the regional entry of Vidimed and Giuliani--European brands exclusive to TPM.
...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 25, 2019: In the lead up to the Easter season, La Marquise unveils their new Spring collection bursting with dazzling bracelets and mesmerising rings that artistically blur the distinction between statement-piece jewellery and playfully joyous accessories.
Taking the literal lexicon of the Easter season, La Marquise have centred their latest collection on a “springy” design that radiates vibrancy and joy. The featured bangles and rings are created from delicate white, yellow and rose gold bands which loop and intertwine to make mesmerisingly elegant and unique bangles. This collection plays on a multitude of exquisite diamond cuts set in unique de ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 24, 2019: Ozalys continues to innovate by launching the first professional range dedicated to the after cancer sector; a spa range associated with beauty treatments: 8 products and 6 treatments (face, body, hands & feet, scalp).
Safe for women seeking well-being and self-esteem after the illness.
Ozalys offers comfort and reassurance with high quality care designed to the most rigorous standards, to minimize preservatives and exclude all harmful
or unsuitable substances without compromising performance and pleasure of use.
But Ozalys also ensures the day-to-day safety of beauticians in their salons.
Indeed, Ozalys is the first brand in France ...... read more
Half (49%) of respondents expect the economic cycle to last another one to two years, but many North American investors (52%) see the cycle ending earlier
Trade wars impacting the allocations of nearly half (46%) of all respondents, while two thirds (65%) of wholesale investors report that Brexit has altered their European and UK allocations
Fixed income investors concerned about high levels of debt globally and widening credit spreads
Chinese fixed income allocations are rising as investors look through geo-political issues
Fixed income investors are actively repositioning portfolios, building resilience through a variety of strategies that include yield, short duration and float ......
Hospitality by DWTC team maintains title of ‘Best Effort by an Individual Establishment’ for ninth consecutive year
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24th March 2019: Hospitality by Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), the region’s leading culinary provider, demonstrated a range of capabilities at the annual Expo Culinaire 2019, winning the team 34 medals and accolades of international stature, including the title of ‘Best Effort by an Individual Establishment’ for the ninth consecutive year.
A delegate team comprised of 20 chefs from DWTC participated in the three-day event, showcasing their culinary expertise across a range of categories including; Fi ...... read more
The engagement highlights how financial institutions and regulators can contribute to the well-being of humanity and the natural environment
It also reinforces how tackling financial crime and the flow of illegal funds can support such collaboration
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 March 2019: The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) recently hosted senior executives from Standard Chartered Bank to discuss how financial institutions and regulators can work together to help curb illegal wildlife trade and disrupt the flow of illegal funds arising from this predicate crime.
David Fein, Group General Counsel at Standard Chartered and Vice-Chair of th ......
INFINITI launches the sixth edition of its highly successful Engineering Academy as its retention rate achieves record numbers
So far 50% of the Academy Engineers have secured a job in F1® or at INFINITI, with this percentage expected to rise as some former winners complete their studies
This success is possible thanks to the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, which facilitates such a close collaboration between INFINITI and Renault F1® Team
With applications soaring year on year, the 2019 edition is expected to be the most popular yet. Are you Engineered Differently? Apply now at academy.infiniti.com
Dubai, UAE, March 24, 2019: INFINITI, the premium automaker of ...... read more
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation
Think Science engaged over 50 private and public sector organizations, 450 mentors and 81 science experts to guide, support and assess participating youth and their projects
Abu Dhabi, UAE 24 March 2019 – Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation and Chairman of Emirates Foundation, and in partnership with the Ministry of Education and attendance of His Highness Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of ...... read more
Earnings growth of 20% to top AED 2.5 billion
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 24 March 2019: SENAAT (“SENAAT” or “the Group”), one of the largest industrial investment holding companies in the UAE, today announced financial results for 2018 demonstrating year-on-year growth and improved profitability.
SENAAT achieved steady revenue growth in 2018 to reach AED 16.3 billion, a 3.5% increase over the previous year (2017 revenue: AED 15.7 billion). More notably, EBITDA increased to more than AED 2.5 billion in 2018, a 20% increase compared to 2017, reflecting margin enhancement realised by capitalising on market opportunities and through cost control initiatives i ......
By Ole Hansen, Head of Commodity Strategy at Saxo Bank
Dubai, UAE, March 24, 2019: Commodities traded higher for a second week, albeit at a slower pace, with gains being driven by precious metals and – for a change – the agriculture sector. Precious metals received a boost from a sharp drop in bond yields after the US Federal Reserve signalled no further rate hikes this year while also slowing its balance sheet reduction.
The dollar initially dumped on the news before once again being pumped higher on Friday when dismal PMI data from both Germany and France provided some renewed support for the greenback. Stocks, and with that the general level of risk appetite, ......
Dubai, UAE, March 24, 2019: Ajman Free Zone will play a key role in highlighting opportunities in Ajman for companies in the national and International investment and development sectors at the Future Build Exhibition which takes place on the 25th to 27th March at The Pavillion, Al Zorah.
The Ajman Free Zone pavilion will feature five of its construction and facilities management sector companies, including Power Tech, Ercon, West Gate, Ideal and Pathway. The event will see a wealth of companies involved in the building and construction market showcasing their services and products to potential customers representing a wide variety of construction, inves ......
24 March, Dubai, UAE: The first qualifier of 2019 Nations Tour presented by OMEGA concluded on 19th March at the Dubai Hills Golf Club, Dubai, with an exciting finish between the top three qualifying teams.
The two-ball tournament and Net Stableford aggregate score format saw Marco Saviozzi and Frederic Gastaldo from Team France take the first place on a countback in the opening qualifier with a net aggregate of 70 against Team Singapore, Naima Maya and Martha Wong who finished close on 69 points. Christian Klynge and Soren Dam from Team Denmark and Markus Brake with Pascal de Garrigues from Germany were tied and finished third with a net aggregate of 64.
The winning team received a Pr ...... read more
Number of SKUs Online by end of 2019 – 60,000
Home delivery to include Abu Dhabi and Ras Al Khaimah
Dubai, UAE, March 24, 2019: Amidst a series of unique promotions and offers, Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE revealed that it expects AED 30 Million Sales in 2019, with more than 60,000 SKUs from its web store and online partners. The retail pioneer also listed previous year online sales as AED 15.8 Million from the web store and online partners, while expecting to outdo themselves this year by nearly double the previous year sales figure.
H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop said, “Our web store crosse ......
Rejuvenating effect after only 7 nights
Dubai, UAE, March 24, 2019: Women today have to juggle their careers, homes, children, social lives, etc. This taxing lifestyle affects their sleep. With less time to sleep or bad quality sleep, it’s the skin that suffers in the morning.
According to many studies, sleeping less than 6 hours per night is intensely harmful to the quality of the skin and accelerates ageing of the skin. The before and after results of sleepdeprivation on the face speak for themselves: drawn features, a dull complexion, redness, enlarged pores... poorer skin quality, a visibly more aged appearance, etc.
We spend 1/3 of our lives sleeping to rechar ...... read more
HP Reverb VR headset delivers staggering resolution for immersive experiences you must see to believe
Dubai, UAE – March 24, 2019 : At HP Reinvent, the company’s largest global partner event, HP unveiled a game-changing, grounds-up designed virtual reality (VR) headset. Joining HP’s comprehensive VR portfolio, the HP Reverb Virtual Reality Headset – Professional Edition delivers truly immersive and transformative experiences for work and life with amazing clarity with its staggering 2160 x 2160 panel per eye with double the resolution1 and 114-degree field of view.
“As the commercial VR segment is expected to grow ...... read more
Cultural and educational exchanges between China and the UAE strengthened
Dubai, UAE, March 23, 2019: On Friday 22nd of March, the UAE-China Higher Education Forum: Toward a New Model for Global Integration was successfully held at the Science Auditorium, Peking University. The event saw joint cooperation between the UAE Embassy to China; The Middle East Studies Center and the School of Foreign Languages at Peking University, China; and American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
The forum’s focus was upon shedding light on UAE Higher Education to Chinese educators, students, parents, and scholarship officials. A musical performance was also carried out ......
By Steen Jakobsen, Chief Economist & CIO at Saxo Bank
Dubai, UAE, March 23, 2019: Summary: FOMC meeting made it official: the Fed has thrown in the towel, and central banks are committed to defying the business cycle. But where does this leave us in terms of positioning for 2019, 2020 and beyond?
If you are familiar with my research over the last 20 years, you know that I am no fan of central banks; they are glorified bureaucrats with an academic sense of infallibility who believe they have a supreme power’s insight into the economy and markets. But yesterday marked a new low for world central bankers as the US Federal Open Market Committee completely threw in the ......
Oman’s Leading ITC to be Strategic Partner for this Year’s Conference, Showcasing New Offerings
Muscat, 23 March 2019 – Al Mouj Muscat, Oman's leading lifestyle and leisure destination, is set to participate as a strategic partner at the second edition of Oman Real Estate Exhibition and Conference (OREX) 2019. Oman’s leading ITC will showcase its unique, freehold-title properties, commercial and retail projects within its luxurious world-class 2.5 million sqm development.
Being one of the most influential real estate events held in Oman, OREX 2019 provides the perfect platform for Al Mouj Muscat to highlight its offerings of a unique style ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 23, 2019: Manzar creates couture in its truest sense; luxuriously crafted, wonderfully detailed and tailored to perfection. On any occasion from your red carpet day to an evening about town you dazzle in an original creation.
At MANZAR we give shape to a distinct style in couture that is a unique blend of classic embroidery, textures, drapes all brought to life with an original and modern sensibility. Our Designs have a strong personal identity, drawing inspiration from MANZAR’s personal vision and caters to the needs and lifestyles of our patrons.
MANZAR enjoys working on themes to take the concept of “one of a kind” to a new level. We have un ...... read more
To support the theme of this year’s World Water Day “Leaving no one behind”, Metito collaborates with Planet Water Foundation to serve daily water needs in the Palghar district in India through innovative technologies
Nearly 663 million people lack access to an improved water source and this number is expected to increase
Dubai, UAE, 23 March 2019: According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), half of the world’s population will be living in water-stressed areas by 2025. This World Water Day, Metito and Planet Water Foundation are bridging the gap between water supply and demand by improving existing water sources in the communities.
&nbs ...... read more
Huge Business Interest Generated During the Visit
Dubai, UAE, March 23, 2019: Invest Northern Ireland invited Al Maya Group to visit Belfast in Northern Ireland and arranged meetings with leading companies dealing in FMCG / Food products. The visit of Al Maya to Belfast was the follow up on last visit and also after the Gulfood 2019. Al Maya’s delegation was headed by Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director. During the visit of the delegation Mr Kamal Vachani also met Mr Alastair Hamilton, CEO, Invest Northern Ireland and discussed the ways to enhance business relations through Invest Northern Ireland with Al Maya Group.
Invest Northern Ireland ...... read more
Dubai, UAE 23, March 2019: Seven days of sporting achievement, thousands of athletes and volunteers, dozens of events, countless displays of bravery, and millions of smiles.
As the final curtain falls on Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, the athletes, coaches, families and fans came together to not only celebrate successes on the field of play, but to also look forward to exciting future achievements.
Officials and dignitaries from the UAE and Special Olympics, including His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Khalfan Mohammad Al Mazrouei, Managing Director of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 and th ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019: Michael Kors is pleased to announce the MICHAEL Michael Kors Spring 2019 Middle East Edit featuring three pieces exclusive to the Middle East: the painterly headscarf (a first for the brand), a woven caftan and the Mindy lace-up sneaker.
The flowing bell-sleeve caftan and headscarf exude easy elegance in an olive and white carnation print, set against dramatic black.
For sport-chic appeal, slip on the Mindy lace-up sneaker in crisp leather punctuated with 3D blooms in olive, black and white. Paired with the capsule’s painterly headscarf or caftan, they convey a sense of relaxed glamour from head to toe.
An extension of ...... read more
An increase of AED 35 Million compared to 2017
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019: Union Coop, UAE’s largest Consumer Cooperative revealed that the value of its UAE agricultural products in 2018 amounted to AED 79 Million, an increase of AED 35 Million compared to 2017, pointing out that supporting and encouraging agriculture stems from its core objective to establish a sustainable agricultural environment with enhanced stock and food security.
Talking about how Union Coop has been supporting UAE’s agro-economy, H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop said, “Union Coop encourages farmers to develop UAE farms while ensuring the product quality, ac ...... read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 21 March 2019: Sometimes it’s the simplest of things that makes life easier. And this sleek, fully app-based, voice-activated printer, is it. With seamless set-up and cloud-based connectivity, you can print, scan and copy from anywhere. And, because it’s so beautifully designed, it will blend seamlessly into your home décor when not in use.
Minimalist and compact design for the Smart Home
First of its kind covers based on the latest trends in International fashion, design and materials.
Soft materials serve as both an aesthetic accent and paper landing zone.
A “guided lighting” LED illuminates the paper ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019: Paul Raymund P. Cortes, Consulate General of Philippines, Dubai visited regions fastest growing retailer Danube Home at Al Barsha showroom and met with Philippine community to give them a motivational speech and also opened door to discuss problems of the community face to face.
Paul Raymund P. Cortes, Consulate General of Philippines, Dubai said: “For the consular services, despite financial and budgetary constraints, we will notch it up a bit and hope to make the consulate premises and procedures more convenient and comfortable for our people. I hope that when people come to the consulate for any service, they would leave feeling satisfied.” ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019: The coffee table occupies a unique place in the heart of a living area where ideas and conversations are brewed over, so choosing the perfect design can certainly have an impact on one’s home. With endless options available in the region, Carol Sukkar from Home and Soul Dubai shares her top tips on how to select your dream coffee table without the extra stress that can come with the process:
Decide the material: Marble is quite trendy this season being both stylish and sophisticated. Marble can integrate beautifully into the decor and complements any colour palette beautifully
Choose a shape that fits: Round, oval, square or rectangular? The sh ...... read more
Annual Investment Meeting 2019 to host AIM-OBOR Forum
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 March 2019: With more than 1,700 projects worth USD 1 trillion, China’s ambitious One Belt, One Road Initiative aims to positively impact 4.4 billion people, or 65 percent of the world’s population that equals to about 40 percent of the global gross domestic product (GDP). Spanning across to 70 countries across Asia, Europe, Africa, and Oceania, the One Belt, One Road Initiative has been allocated over $340bn in construction contracts secured by Chinese companies.
These statistics were released in conjunction with the upcoming Annual Investment Meeting which will be held from 8 ......
Land Rover Bursary awarded to the ‘Mobile Malaria Project’
Driving a modified Land Rover Discovery, eight-week expedition will travel through Namibia, Zambia, Tanzania and Kenya
Land Rover Bursary is awarded annually in association with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) – Land Rover’s longest standing humanitarian and conservation partner
Oxford University researchers with portable laboratory equipment will work with African scientists to learn about the challenges facing malaria research and investigate the potential of portable DNA sequencing technology
Project vehicle enhanced by Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations in celebration of ...... read more
A survey responded by over 2,500 residents in Qatar sheds light on how habits in the bedroom and organisation can have an effect on overall wellbeing
Dubai, March 21, 2019: This month IKEA conducted a survey to understand people’s habits, organisation concerns and associations to their bedrooms. The independent online survey gathered findings from 2500 respondents spread across Qatar. Insights from the survey revealed that the bedroom ranks as the most essential room in the home, where the most time is spent, yet it is the room that respondents rarely invest in and find the most difficult to organise. IKEA wants to understand how this affects day-to-day life and how it c ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019: Volvo Cars is for the first time making its safety knowledge easily accessible in a central digital library which it urges the car industry to use, in the interest of safer roads for all.
The announcement symbolises the company’s philosophy of boosting safety through sharing knowledge that helps save lives and comes on the 60-year anniversary of what may have been the most important invention in the history of automotive safety, the three-point safety belt.
Introduced by Volvo Cars in 1959, the three-point safety belt is estimated to have saved over one million lives globally, not just in Volvos but in numerous other cars, thank ...... read more
M.O.H Ajman conducted UAE National Sports Day in Ajman Marina, supported by Red Crescent, Malabar Gold & Diamonds, Ajman Speciality Hospital, Sharjah Cycling Society, various Social Centres and other entities.
As an appreciation for the active participation of Malabar Gold & Diamonds CSR Team, Mr. Hamza KS, Manager - CSR, Malabar Gold & Diamonds received a memento of appreciation from Mr. Ahmed Tariyam Al Shamsi, Director, M.O.H. Ajman and Dr. Moona Al Shamsi – Asst. Director, M.O.H. Ajman.
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019: Malabar Gold & Diamonds, one among the largest jewellery retailers globally with a strong retail network of 250 outlets active ...... read more
Twelve month consolidated net profit after Federal Royalty amounted to AED 8.6 billion an increase of 2.4% compared to same period last year
Aggregate subscriber base reached 141 million
Etisalat named ‘Most Valuable Telecoms Brand’ in MENA region in 2018 by Brand Finance
UAE is ranked number one for the highest Fiber to the Home (FTTH) penetration among all its global counterparts for a third year in a row
Abu Dhabi, 21 March 2019: At Etisalat’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), held at the company’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi, shareholders have backed the board’s recommendation to pay full-year 2018 dividends of 80 fils per share an ...... read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 March 2019: Concluding three days of trade exhibition, Dubai WoodShow 2019 closed on a grand note on14thMarch2019 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The show also recorded onsite deals worth USD 70 million.
The record-breaking show is the largest wood and wood machinery exhibitor showcase in the Middle East, which accommodated over 240 exhibitors from 45 countries with 48 first-time participants, 192 repeat exhibitors and a packed show of over 530 brands.
“The record number of exhibitors and visitors for this year’s show underscores Dubai WoodShow’s popularity in the Middle East and across the world. It also reflects the healthy per ......
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019: If Spring/Summer is your favourite season, then you’re likely ready to discover the latest make-up collections for the new season and be thrilled to experiment more with your looks. So, if you’re keen on shaking up your make-up life and weaving in new products, then Lottie London is the brand to add to your wish list, offering fun and playful products from colourful eye shadows to quirky lip toppers.
Here some of the latest Spring/Summer launches by Lottie London:
Lottie Eye Foils (AED 35)
These iridescent liquid eye shadows will take your eye make-up game to the next level, as they glide on the lids smoothly giving a foil-like glittery ...... read more
Under the supervision of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF), the two-day event will be held at the Emirates Heritage Club
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019: Week 13 of the national show jumping competitions will kick this weekend – on Friday the 22nd and Saturday the 23rd - at the Emirates Heritage Club in Abu Dhabi. The show will be held under the sponsorship of Longines, Official Time Keeper and presenting partner of the Emirates Longines Show Jumping League competitions.
Held in cooperation with the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF), the two-day show jumping competition will see riders jumping heights of up to 145cm in the club’s indoor sand are ...... read more
Fortifies end-to-end cyber portfolio to protect industrial installations
Advanced technology shrinks attack surface by more than 90 percent
Cuts cybersecurity deployment and ownership costs by 50 percent or more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – March 21, 2019 – Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has entered into a global partnership with Vericlave, a leading cybersecurity technology provider. Under the terms of the agreement, Schneider Electric will provide Vericlave’s advanced encryption technology to further secure and protect its customers’ critical IT and OT systems fro ......
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019: About a year ago the first part of DELAKTIG was launched: a platform for living for you to customise and adapt to all the twists and turns of your life. Now it’s time for part two. Together, IKEA and industrial design icon, Tom Dixon, have designed the one piece of furniture you might ever really need in life...
“We called it an open platform for living, and Tom kept referring to it as a bed, so of course we couldn’t stop after the first DELAKTIG launch. The bed is a key piece of furniture in any home – I mean, everyone needs a good night’s sleep. So we decided to go for a second launch: a bed frame that is design ...... read more
Winners for the Egg Class Competition and Middle East Young Chef of the Year Awards revealed
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019 – Winners of the Egg Class Competition and the Middle East Young Chef of the Year Award were announced at the recently concluded ExpoCulinaire 2019. Traditionally held within the Gulfood exhibition, ExpoCulinaire is a series of culinary competitions accompanied by a trade event that is dedicated specifically to the culinary community.
The awards for the Egg Class Competition and the Middle East Young Chef of the Year Award competitions were sponsored by the American Egg Board (AEB), the research, education and promotion arm of the U.S. egg industry. ...... read more
Dubai, March 20, 2019: Oman Insurance Company was awarded Medical Insurance Company of the Year at the recent 2019 Health Award. Jointly organized by Dubai Health Authority and Health Magazine, the award aims to recognize outstanding contributions of healthcare organizations and professionals in the region.
With a clear focus on exceptional customer experience, strong underwriting capabilities and digital solutions, Oman Insurance was a clear winner among the 10 nominations received in the Medical Insurance category. Some of the customer focused initiatives by the company include the launch of reimbursement and policy servicing portal, the linking of member eligibility v ...... read more
Universal Postal Union’s (UPU) annual competition champions the art of writing amongst schoolchildren
Dubai, UAE, 20 March 2019: Emirates Post, the leading postal and express delivery provider in the region, is encouraging schoolchildren to rediscover the art of letter writing by entering the UPU International Letter Writing Competition. Now in its 48th year, the prestigious competition is organised by Emirates Post as part of the global activity of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), a United Nations body that oversees the world’s post.
Since 1971, the UPU has invited young writers aged between 10-15 years old to write letters on a given theme to ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019: UAE Team Emirates will take on the first ‘monument’ of the season this weekend as the team heads to Italy for the iconic Milan-Sanremo (23 March).
With a colossal 291km race ahead, the Emirati formation has opted for power duo, Fernando Gaviria and Alexander Kristoff to lead the charge. Gaviria makes his return to this race for the first time since 2017, where the young Colombian picked up a top five finish; crossing the line alongside his now team mate. Gaviria will hope to have a spring in his step, coming off the back off a blistering start to life in his new team’s colours. Kristoff on the other hand is somewhat a vet ...... read more
21 March 2019, Dubai – Standard Chartered recently announced the launch of the Standard Chartered Belt & Road Relay, the first-ever global running event spanning the Belt and Road initiative. The Relay aims to highlight the Bank’s continued commitment to Belt and Road, and the positive impact of the initiative to communities and businesses globally.
The Relay will be led by eight staff athletes from Standard Chartered, selected from the Bank’s diverse footprint across Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe and the Americas. These athletes will participate in running events across 44 Belt and Road markets within a 90-day period.
The Standard Chartered Belt ...... read more
Launches its Arabic website, integrates with local payment gateway PayTabs to support businesses in the GCC region
Dubai - March 20, 2019: Zoho, a global provider of cloud-based business software, today announced its plans for expanding and reinforcing its presence in the UAE and GCC region. The announcement was made on the sidelines of the company's annual user conference, Zoholics Dubai. The initiatives include launch of Zoho's Arabic website zoho.com/ar, and alliance with PayTabs, a Bahrain-based company that will help businesses with payment processing.
Zoho has seen over 100 per cent growth in the UAE last year, and 71 per cent growth in the ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2019: We all want to live a healthy, happy life; however, we don’t always have control over the things that happen to us. Although, fate is to thank for many things in life, there are some things you can control each day to ensure you’re healthy and happy.
Health is certainly a big factor in how happy our lives are. The first thing you tend to do when you want to be fit and healthy is to stay fit and search the internet something on the lines of “How to lose weight”. You are bound to receive results for thousands of articles and hundreds of applications. Obviously, what we eat is critical to our well-being, in more ways t ...... read more
By Ole Hansen, Head of Commodity Strategy at Saxo Bank
20 March 2019 - Dubai, UAE
Gold is trading back above $1,300/oz ahead of tomorrow’s FOMC meeting, while a weaker dollar and lower bond yields have offset the continued headwinds from rising stocks.
From a fundamental perspective we maintain a positive outlook for gold given expectations for a weaker dollar, stable to lower bond yields and concerns about global stocks’ ability to forge higher amid current growth concerns.
However, keep in mind that many investors buy gold in order to own an insurance policy against adverse movements across other investments such as stocks. And as long stocks continue to climb gold is ......
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, March 20, 2019: Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, and Elenium, a leading provider of automation technology solutions, will together demonstrate how a newly developed voice activated self-service kiosk, bag drop and boarding gate facility will revolutionise the travel experience by taking facial recognition technology to new heights. The demonstration will take place at Passenger Terminal EXPO (PTE) in London between 26 – 28 March.
Using cloud technology, artificial intelligence (AI), computer vision and natural human interfacing, Etihad Airways and Elenium will demonstrate how they will change the way consume ......
Key brands represented by the Group make it to the Top 50 Consumer Electronics Brands in the world.
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2019: The consumer electronics industry continues to undergo a transformation. With smart speakers and AI applications becoming increasingly popular, the development of other smart home appliances is a great opportunity for manufacturers and distributors alike.
In the UAE, Eros Group is the leading electronics distributor who has taken the lead in bringing the latest technology to the country. This fact was only reaffirmed when the “Global Top 50 Consumer Electronics Brands” was announced at the ‘2018-2019 Global Top Brands’ Award Cerem ...... read more
Jaguar introduces F-PACE 300 SPORT and Chequered Flag special editions to the World Car of the Year and World Car Design of the Year award-winning F-PACE range
Performance-focused 300 SPORT, available with both clean and efficient 300PS petrol and diesel AWD powertrains, features assertive sporting exterior and interior changes
Feature-packed Chequered Flag has an impressive standard specification including 10-way electric seats, Touch Pro Navigation and Meridian Sound System, distinctive design details throughout, and is available with 2.0-litre petrol and diesel Ingenium engines
Every model in the F-PACE range, from the 163PS 2.0-litre Ingenium diesel model to the halo ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, 20 March 2019: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, highlighted on the occasion of World Water Day, that it has saved 305 million gallons of potable water in 2018 which is equivalent to the amount of water in 555 Olympic swimming pools. This has achieved by using treated sewage water in its district cooling operations instead of fresh water, in line with the 2008 Executive Council resolution approved by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, that directs to lower the usage of fresh water and use other wat ...... read more
More than 80% of its customers are enrolled in digital channels
Mobile usage has surged 35 % in the past 12 months
UAE, Dubai, March 20, 2019 – Citi UAE announced today the launch of its next generation Citi Mobile® App for Citi’s credit card customers in the UAE. The next generation Citi Mobile® App will significantly change the way credit card customers manage their finances as Citi introduces a new and comprehensive set of mobile app features and experiences. The new Citi Mobile® App experience promises a new look and feel, more intuitive navigation and smart functionalities.
According data compiled by the Citi, more than 80 ......
Dubai, UAE 20th March 2019: Some of the biggest names in world music will perform at the spectacular Closing Ceremony for Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.
Taking place at Zayed Sports City on Thursday evening, the event will see global superstars Keala Settle and Nicole Scherzinger take to the stage.
The singer of mega-hit ‘This Is Me’ from ‘The Greatest Showman’, Keala has established herself as one of the world’s most popular contemporary pop acts.
American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, former Pussycat Doll and television personality Nicole Scherzinger is a hugely successful performer and as well as Globa ...... read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates- March 20th, 2019- Beauty World Middle East, the No.1 international trade fair in the Middle East dedicated to beauty, will this year host 75 French companies - including 32 new exhibitors - thus establishing France as the No. 1 European presence at the fair, and
No.3 worldwide. The French pavilion is organized by Business France, the national agency dedicated to the globalization of the French economy, in partnership with Bretagne Commerce International, Cosmed, Dev’up, Cosmetic Valley, Hauts-de-France and Nouvelle Aquitaine, and the sponsorships of Air France and Accor.
Know-how and expertise recognized around the world
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du is inviting aspiring UAE National Telco stars to visit the company’s interactive stand at the 2019 edition of Careers UAE
Dubai, UAE, 20th March, 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), is welcoming UAE Nationals to explore the diverse and fulfilling career pathways of the country’s telecommunications industry as Careers UAE 2019 gets underway in Dubai. As a leading organisation providing opportunities in alignment with the Emiratisation strategy, du is showcasing its full array of career and professional development offerings throughout the duration of the three-day event.
‘Driving future progress’
Ehab Hassan, Chief Human Reso ......
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2019: Cole Haan, the iconic American lifestyle brand, is excited to announce the launch of its new ZERØGRAND All-Day trainer which combines the styling of a dress shoe and the performance of an athletic trainer.
For Spring 2019 Cole Haan continues to push boundaries by introducing their first shoe designed to seamlessly transition from work to workout, and everything in between. The ZERØGRAND All-Day trainer was created to ensure durability and endurance during workouts, proving the shoe’s ability to stabilize the foot and provide adequate cushioning throughout your whole day.
Cole Haan’s Chief Marketing Officer and General ...... read more
Gaming now makes up 26 percent of all media consumption hours
43% survey respondents are very interested in multiplayer AR sports
1 in 4 consumers say they will use AR when exercising in the next 5 years
March 20, 2019 - Dubai, UAE:
In the new Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) ConsumerLab report, Ready, steady, game! , 67 percent of gamers say they will increase their Augmented Reality (AR) usage in the next five years. The increasing popularity of video games is driven by the growth of mobile gaming, and now makes up 26 percent of all media consumption hours.
The report captures the opinions of 7,000 gamers aged 15–69 in Brazil, China, France, Jap ......