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Defending champions defeat three-time winners Fohood Zabeel 2-1 in final.  . May 25, 2019:  The seventh edition of the Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament – the biggest yet with more than 6,500 participants across 13 events – came to a close on Friday night with H.H. Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of D... Read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 25, 2019:    An Algerian delegation has recently visited Dubai Customs to view its experience in the risk engine, K9 Unit, and Riise; the new disruptive project of Customs World.  The Algerian delegation included Boutaleb Redouane, Director of Resource Department, Boudadi Smail, Director of Tran... Read more
Sharjah, 25 May 2019:  H.E. Abdallah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), inaugurated the Ramadan Nights 2019 on Thursday night at Expo Centre Sharjah.The fair, which is a 17-day mega Ramadan and Eid event, will be held until June 8 amid extraordinary climate, interesting deals and attractive discou... Read more
H.E. Mohamed Al Hammadi recognized by Ajou University for Excellence in Engineering, Energy, and the role of the UAE peaceful nuclear energy program in improving bilateral relations between UAE and South Korea H.E Mohamed Al Hammadi becomes only the 8th public personality to be granted an Honorary Doctorate in the history of Ajou University. Dubai... Read more
Craftsmanship from dusk till dawn. . Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 25, 2019:   At first sight, the new special edition is a beautiful marriage between avant-garde design and traditional métiers d´arts, which become evident in the dial sophisticatedly decorated with guilloche by hand. The wave-like pattern is crafted onto the dia... Read more
High achieving students receive Erasmus Mundus, Fulbright, and Bseisu Cambridge scholarshipsAbu Dhabi, May 25, 2019: Four talented students from NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) have been awarded prestigious global scholarships to further their studies at top schools around the globe.Class of 2019 senior Amal Badri, 21, from the UAE, currently majoring in Mec... Read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 May 2019:  Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the Middle East’s leading economic zone, and Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry have taken a major step forward in promoting ease of doing business in Dubai by introducing a new system that allows Jafza customers to obtain a Dubai Chamber Membership Certificate t... Read more
Berlin airfield circuit awaits Buemi and RowlandDubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:   Nissan e.dams takes its Formula E challenge to Germany this week with the electric street racing championship staging its penultimate European round at Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport.Nissan heads to the German capital following its best Formula... Read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE (May 23, 2019): The students, parents and teachers of Repton, Abu Dhabi held a special Iftar to mark International Day of Families, and to gather food donations which were then delivered to local workers.  Over 75 nationalities are represented at the school, making the Iftar dining experience very international, with an arr... Read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:   Kanz Jewels recently recognized and honored their staff who have provided them with outstanding service in the year 2018. During the recently concluded staff conference held in the holy month of Ramadan, at Hyatt Regency, Deira, Dubai, the top performers were provided with outstanding performa... Read more
May 23, 2019 - Dubai, UAEThe prestigious Icons club launched an iconic coffee table book, which include many inspiring stories of UAE business tycoon’s journey. Present on the occasion were honourable Mr Vipul - Consul General of India, Mr Rizwan Sajan chairman of Danube Group and Icons Club along with other members of the club and creme de l... Read more
Fohood Zabeel stage stunning rally to beat Dubai Police, meet Saudi Driving School in NAS Futsal finalMay 23, 2019 - DUBAI, UAE – With all their big guns firing on the night, MGM cruised to a comfortable eight wicket win over DHL in the final of the NAS Cricket T10 Championship.Salim Qudoos was MGM’s big star of the night, taking two cr... Read more
Malls under the Line Investments & Property LLC to host a diverse range of activities to make the holy month special this yearDubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:   Ramadan is a special time for residents and as part of the celebrations, malls under the portfolio of Line Investments & Property are welcoming visitors with Ra... Read more
• Shop for AED 200 at participating malls and get a chance to participate in ‘Fun Game of Numbers’ and win big• 25 lucky winners will take home cash prizes Dubai; 23 May 2019:  Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) with Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), commences their first mega raffle promotion of the se... Read more
 

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Defending champions defeat three-time winners Fohood Zabeel 2-1 in final   May 25, 2019:  The seventh edition of the Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament – the biggest yet with more than 6,500 participants across 13 events – came to a close on Friday night with H.H. Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of Dubai International Marine Club, presenting Saudi Driving School with the winner’s trophy following the NAS Futsal Championship final. Saudi Driving School, winners of the title as Emirates Driving Institute 12 months ago, defended their crown following a tense 2-1 win over three-time winners Fohood Zabeel, with all three goals coming in th ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 25 May 2019:  H.E. Hussain Jasim Al Nowais, Chairman of Khalifa Fund Enterprise Development (KFED)  has received  a delegation from the Republic of Mali headed by H.E Dr. Boubou Cisse, Prime Minister of  Mali at the Khalifa Fund headquarters in Abu Dhabi to explore and learn more about the Fund’s experiences in initiating the culture of leadership among UAE citizens and developing the SME sector in the country. The Mali delegation, who visited the UAE this week, discussed with the Fund the opportunity to share the success of the model and how it can be replicated to support the economy in Mali. KFED has recently finalized its agreement with the Mali Go ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 25, 2019:    An Algerian delegation has recently visited Dubai Customs to view its experience in the risk engine, K9 Unit, and Riise; the new disruptive project of Customs World.   The Algerian delegation included Boutaleb Redouane, Director of Resource Department, Boudadi Smail, Director of Transport and Information Center, and Samir Boumati, Director General of DP World Port in Algeria. The delegates were received by Nadya Abdullah Al Kamali, CEO of Customs World, Eng. Adel Al Suwaidi, Director of Technical Support Department, Daoud Al Zarouni, and Senior Manager of Intelligence Data Management Section.  Nadya Abdullah Al Kam ......read more

Sharjah, 25 May 2019:  H.E. Abdallah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), inaugurated the Ramadan Nights 2019 on Thursday night at Expo Centre Sharjah. The fair, which is a 17-day mega Ramadan and Eid event, will be held until June 8 amid extraordinary climate, interesting deals and attractive discounts up to 75%, which are one of the biggest discounts at the Emirate level.  Ramadan Nights is an integral part of the 30th edition of Sharjah Ramadan Festival, organized by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI). The ribbon-cutting cutting ceremonies were attended by a number of SCCI’ Board of Directors, H.E. Moha ......read more

H.E. Mohamed Al Hammadi recognized by Ajou University for Excellence in Engineering, Energy, and the role of the UAE peaceful nuclear energy program in improving bilateral relations between UAE and South Korea H.E Mohamed Al Hammadi becomes only the 8th public personality to be granted an Honorary Doctorate in the history of Ajou University Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 25, 2019:   Ajou University, a leading engineering university in South Korea awarded today an Honorary Doctorate to His Excellency Engineer Mohamed Al Hammadi, Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC). The leadership of Ajou University awarded the Honorary Doctorate as re ......read more

Craftsmanship from dusk till dawn Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 25, 2019:   At first sight, the new special edition is a beautiful marriage between avant-garde design and traditional métiers d´arts, which become evident in the dial sophisticatedly decorated with guilloche by hand. The wave-like pattern is crafted onto the dial in the House of Chronoswiss in Lucerne by means of an ancient rose-engine lathe, and afterwards galvanized blue. The unusual and intricately designed day/night dome display at the 9 o’clock position is another thing to catch the eye. It was embedded in a half-dome and given a gleaming metallic look with titanium. The stars on the night sid ......read more

High achieving students receive Erasmus Mundus, Fulbright, and Bseisu Cambridge scholarships Abu Dhabi, May 25, 2019: Four talented students from NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) have been awarded prestigious global scholarships to further their studies at top schools around the globe. Class of 2019 senior Amal Badri, 21, from the UAE, currently majoring in Mechanical Engineering, has been awarded the UAE Fulbright Scholarship and will pursue a MS in Mechanical Engineering at Penn State University following her graduation from NYUAD in May.  She is NYUAD's second UAE Fulbright Scholar. Badri said, “As a Fulbright Scholar, I will have the opportunity to pursue the country’s ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 May 2019:  Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the Middle East’s leading economic zone, and Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry have taken a major step forward in promoting ease of doing business in Dubai by introducing a new system that allows Jafza customers to obtain a Dubai Chamber Membership Certificate through its Dubai Trade portal. The integration of the free zone’s system with the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry is available to all Jafza customers and can be obtained or renewed when a business is renewing its trade license. The new system will cater to all businesses from SMEs to large enterprises, operating in a wide variety of ......read more

Berlin airfield circuit awaits Buemi and Rowland Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:   Nissan e.dams takes its Formula E challenge to Germany this week with the electric street racing championship staging its penultimate European round at Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport. Nissan heads to the German capital following its best Formula E result to date in Monaco on May 11 where Oliver Rowland earned his third pole position of the season and finished on the podium in second place. Sebastien Buemi backed that up with a fifth-place finish. As the market leader for electric vehicles in Europe, Nissan is using Formula E to demonstrate the power and performance of its elect ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE (May 23, 2019): The students, parents and teachers of Repton, Abu Dhabi held a special Iftar to mark International Day of Families, and to gather food donations which were then delivered to local workers.   Over 75 nationalities are represented at the school, making the Iftar dining experience very international, with an array of typical home-made dishes representing many countries.   Gillian Hammond, Principal of Repton, Abu Dhabi commented: “it was an evening of community spirit, reflection, generosity and gratitude and a wonderful way to break fasting. Thanks to all of our parents who contributed to the event and made it a very memorable occa ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:   Kanz Jewels recently recognized and honored their staff who have provided them with outstanding service in the year 2018. During the recently concluded staff conference held in the holy month of Ramadan, at Hyatt Regency, Deira, Dubai, the top performers were provided with outstanding performance certificates in addition to cash rewards. During the conference, time was allotted to recognize the efforts of all team members who have demonstrated the commitment to excellence and who have gone above and beyond their requirements in fulfilling the terms of their responsibilities. The certificates and rewards were presented by Mr. Anil Dha ......read more

May 23, 2019 - Dubai, UAE The prestigious Icons club launched an iconic coffee table book, which include many inspiring stories of UAE business tycoon’s journey. Present on the occasion were honourable Mr Vipul - Consul General of India, Mr Rizwan Sajan chairman of Danube Group and Icons Club along with other members of the club and creme de la crème of the society.  The book is published by Vikas Bhargava and named as ‘Icons generation next’. The official release was done by the Consul General of India in Dubai Mr Vipul. With a mission to bring together a diverse group of personalities on a single platform to inspire many life’s, the book focuses on the ol ......read more

Fohood Zabeel stage stunning rally to beat Dubai Police, meet Saudi Driving School in NAS Futsal final May 23, 2019 - DUBAI, UAE – With all their big guns firing on the night, MGM cruised to a comfortable eight wicket win over DHL in the final of the NAS Cricket T10 Championship. Salim Qudoos was MGM’s big star of the night, taking two crucial wickets first to help restrict DHL to 127 for 4, and then coming back to blast a 13-ball 32 (3x4s, 2x6s) to take MGM across the line with 1.2 overs to spare. The fine all-round performance earned him the Man of the Match award. Qudoos was also adjudged the Best Bowler of the Tournament for his nine wickets and his teammate, Mohamme ......read more

Malls under the Line Investments & Property LLC to host a diverse range of activities to make the holy month special this year Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:   Ramadan is a special time for residents and as part of the celebrations, malls under the portfolio of Line Investments & Property are welcoming visitors with Ramadan decorations as well as a variety of entertainment options during the holy month and for Eid ul Fitr celebrations.  Wajeb Al Khoury, Director of Line Investments and Property LLC said, “Our malls are marking Ramadan with a diverse range of activities to make this month a memorable one for families.  Numerous festive trea ......read more

• Shop for AED 200 at participating malls and get a chance to participate in ‘Fun Game of Numbers’ and win big • 25 lucky winners will take home cash prizes   Dubai; 23 May 2019:  Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) with Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), commences their first mega raffle promotion of the season ‘Fun Game of Numbers’. Shoppers stand a chance to enter the draw and win upon spending AED 200 at any of the 10 participating malls from May 23 until the second day of EID-Ul-FITR (based on moon sighting in the region).   Upon making a purchase from the participating malls, the raffle coupon can be availed fr ......read more

● I-PACE wins Best Electric Powertrain, Best New Engine, and the 350 to 450PS category at The International Engine + Powertrain of the Year Awards ● State-of-the-art 90kWh Lithium-ion battery delivers range of up to 292 miles (WLTP) and can charge from 0-80% in only 40 minutes (100kW DC) ● Two light, compact and efficient electric motors generate a combined output of 400PS and 696Nm of torque together with all-wheel drive traction ● Electrifying performance with 0-60mph in just 4.5 seconds ● Winners announced at the Engine Expo + The Powertrain Technology Show, Stuttgart ● The Jaguar I-PACE is available to order now, priced from £60,99 ......read more

United Arab Emirates, Dubai, May 23, 2019 HE Dr. Hamad Al Shaibani, Director General of the Dubai Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department, and Chairman of the Higher Committee for Ramadan Dubai, emphasized the importance of charity and voluntary work and the dissemination of noble and human values, especially in the holy month of Ramadan, which reflects the teachings and principles of Islamic religion and Sharia, and reflects the values of tolerance adopted by the United Arab Emirates as a well-established way of life, which has been clearly reflected in various fields and businesses this year in particular, the UAE Year for Tolerance. The ceremony was held at Burj Al Arab ......read more

• Lenovo posts record fiscal year results with revenue reaching all time high of US$51 billion, up 12.5% year-on-year • Intelligent Transformation strategy drives PTI jump to US$856 million – up more than four times at 459% YOY • Net income is US$597 million, an increase of US$786 million from last year • Strong fourth quarter performance included double-digit growth (10.1% YOY) on revenue to US$11.7 billion, revenue and profit up across all businesses for the first time since x86 and Motorola acquisitions, and improved profitability: PTI at US$180 million, up 389% YOY; net income up 261% YOY to US$118 million • Management highlights strong foundati ......read more

New findings are published in the journal Chemical Science “There is significant promise for developing new cancer therapies that can complement the existing chemotherapy options that are currently used to treat nearly half of all cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy,” explains Ali Trabolsi Abu Dhabi, May 23, 2019:  Researchers from NYU Abu Dhabi’s (NYUAD) chemistry program and colleagues from the University’s biology program have developed and studied the biological activity of five new, metal-organic hybrid knotted molecules, termed metal-organic trefoil knots (M-TKs). These molecules can effectively deliver metals to cancer cells, demonstrating th ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:   When WWE Super ShowDown returns to Jeddah, Dolph Ziggler aims to undo the legacy of Kofi Kingston in what is sure to be an explosive WWE Championship showdown. The two-time World Champion made an unexpected return to the May 21 edition of SmackDown LIVE. Though Ziggler acknowledged that his initial plan was to leave the WWE Universe in his rearview, the recent notoriety that Kingston received for his Cinderella story and subsequent WrestleMania title victory over Daniel Bryan left The Showoff completely outraged. Feeling that he had never received the recognition he deserved for his many accomplishments, Dolph vowed to right a wro ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:    Award-winning creative leader Liz Taylor will join Leo Burnett Worldwide as chief creative officer. Starting July 8, she will sit at the agency's Chicago headquarters leading the creative direction of the global agency network. Taylor will work alongside the network's creative leadership team to help build the agency's offering and culture for the future. Taylor will take on a hybrid role as North American creative lead of Publicis Communications, the creative communications hub of Publicis Groupe. She will partner with Publicis Groupe Chief Creative Officer Nick Law and Chief Strategy Officer Carla Serrano to help drive ......read more

The effluent treatment project will be completed in January 2020 with a daily production capacity of 5,000 cubic meters Sharjah, United Arab Emirates,23rd May 2019:  Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has officially started the construction of QATRA, ajoint venture with BESIX Group to develop new water reuse plant in Sharjah’s Al-Sajaa industrial area.  Set for a January 2020 completion, the plant will produce 5,000 cubic metres per day of high-quality water for non-drinking purposes out of Treated Effluent from the Al Saja’a Sewerage Treatment Plant. This water will be ideal for industrial and domestic uses such as landscaping, and will be a s ......read more

• Gasunie manages its high-grade gas grid using innovative Schneider Electric’s Advanced Gas Management System (AGMS) software • The AGMS software serves as a modern, sophisticated and smart SCADA + Grid Management platform for natural gas grid management • It is built with the joint effort of Gasunie and Schneider Electric and relies on EcoStruxture ADMS proven foundations in the power utility industry • Using AGMS technology, Gasunie reduces its operational transport cost while maintaining the highest standards for safe and secure operations   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:    Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital ......read more

Amadeus, Itochu Corporation, Bouygues Construction and Caisse des Dépôts invest to support innovation and data exchange technology.    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:  Dawex, a leading data exchange technology company and the operator of the largest data marketplace, today announced a new round of funding of €5 million with Amadeus (AMS.MC), Itochu Corporation (ITOCY), Bouygues Construction (BOUY.PA) and a French web entrepreneur entering Dawex’s capital, also joined by the historical investor Caisse des Dépôts (via its Banque des Territoires).   Total funds raised from inception tops €12 million, including the recent €2.5M gra ......read more

LG TWINWash Machines are Designed to Preserve Water, Time and Energy Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:    LG Electronics (LG) continues to invest in eco-friendly tech-nologies to help consumers in the UAE live more sustainably.  The LG TWINWash introduced consumers to the world’s first wash and spin which can handle two loads at the same time. Its arrival signified a new era in appliance design, where accomplishing the demands of daily life can now be achieved with ease and con-venience. Studying how laundry is done around the world, LG’s TWINWash machines are de-signed factoring in how people navigate their daily routines and with high performan ......read more

Bollywood Star Arbaaz Khan Inaugurated the much awaited mega shopping sale Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 May, 2019:    Concept Brands Group, UAE’s largest leading brand house of luxury product kicked off its much anticipated Ramadan Big Bazaar 15-day shopping extravaganza this year. Famed Bollywood celebrity, Arbaaz Khan along with H.E. Ahmad AbdulKarim Julfar, Director General Community Development Authority, inaugurated the mega sale amidst much excitement and fanfare. The opening night saw key media, bloggers, Concept Brands Group partners and residents of UAE, who are looking forward to the Ramadan Big Bazaar which runs until June 4 at the Dubai World Trade ......read more

Eid Al-Fitr Brunch at Ewaan in Palace Downtown Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 22, 2019:   Palace Downtown is welcoming Eid with a sumptuous brunch at its signature restaurant, Ewaan.  Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr with family and friends and enjoy a generous buffet combined with exceptional hospitality of Ewaan. Stretching into the Palace gardens, the Ewaan tent on the terrace reflects the distinctive architectural qualities of the destination itself, creating a unique sense of tradition.  The Arabesque appeal of Ewaan comes alive with a tempting blend of traditional Middle Eastern and international cuisine. The buffet offers a wide range of delicious dishes satisfying ......read more

The leading trade enabler’s efforts help Sheikh Mohammad’s humanitarian competition achieve its lofty goals Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 May, 2019:   DP World, UAE Region has announced that it has contributed 17,400 litres of water to the Well of Hope initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to commemorate the Holy Month of Ramadan and the values it enshrines. The decision to participate was a direct response to Sheikh Mohammed calling on both the private and public sector to collectively contribute in tackling the issue of water scarcity around the world. ......read more

Three of the 10 finalists will receive du’s Business Complete solution to support in bringing their business idea to life Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:   Three innovative startups have been named winners of the Dubai Smartpreneur Competition 4.0 hosted by Entrepreneur Middle East’s 2019 Enterprise Agility Forum and supported by du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC). The competition is one of the programs by Dubai Startup Hub, the entrepreneurship support arm of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Open to startups with solutions in the fields of Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and digital transformation, the competi ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:   Dry hair can be caused by many factors, sometimes it’s at our own hands, and some causes are beyond our control – here are some of the main causes of dry, coarse hair and how the Trevor Sorbie Precious Oils Collection can help... Over-use of Heat Styling We all love to add some curls to our hair every now and then or try a super-sleek style – however daily use of heat styling tools such as hairdryers, straighteners or curling wands can lead to dry, brittle or even broken hair. You should use a heat protecting hair product each time you are heat styling your hair or take a few days out to rock the au-natural look! ......read more

‘Go anywhere’ premium compact SUV embodies Land Rover spirit of Discovery   • New Discovery Sport: The world’s most versatile compact 5+2 SUV has been updated with the latest user-friendly technology and more efficient, electrified engines • Transformed Interior: Premium cabin delivers great levels of craftsmanship and comfort, while updated exterior enhances distinctive Discovery design • Versatile by design: Practical 5+2 seating enhanced with 40:20:40 second row seats – providing 24 possible seat configurations – offer more flexibility for family adventures • Efficient hybrid-electric power: 48-volt MHEV, 3-cylinder PHE ......read more

The Men in Black special agents can neuralyze to their heart’s content with this new piece of equipment. Codename: Police SPL872 May 22, 2019:   Police, lifestyle brand owned by the De Rigo Group, returns to Hollywood to protect the Earth from the dregs of the universe. From June 2019, the brand will return to the silver screen in the Sony Pictures film “Men in BlackTM: International”, in which the men in black will set off on a new mission wearing Police eyewear. By participating in “Men in BlackTM: International”, Police confirms its international intergalactic vocation and brings back the shapes and styles that have built the brand’s suc ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 22, 2019:    The Schneider Electric Worldwide Employee Share Ownership Plan (WESOP)  won the award for ‘Best Plan Effectiveness’ last week at the Global Equity Organization (GEO) annual meeting in The Netherlands. GEO is an international network meeting for professionals of equity plans, such as WESOP or Long-Term Incentive Plans. WESOP is one of the Group key annual Rewards Programs, open to employees across 38 countries, that gives employees the opportunity to become shareholders of Schneider Electric by subscribing to shares at a 15% discount of the reference price, supported by employer matching contributions where applicabl ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 22, 2019:    Sony Corporation registered a strong operating income of US$8.06 billion (¥894.2 billion) in fiscal year 2018 ended March 31, 2019, with a year-on-year growth of 22 per cent compared to the year ago.   The company’s consolidated sales and operating revenue was valued at US$78.14 billion (¥8.65 trillion), compared to the previous year’s US$77.04 billion (¥8.54 trillion). For the first time in history, income before income taxes exceeded a trillion yen reaching US$9.12 billion (¥1.11 trillion).  The steady growth in Sony’s business is exemplified by its product focus on efficiency an ......read more

German Zunica and Jose Juan Matea win NAS Padel Men’s Open crown Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 22, 2019:   Dubai Municipality defeated a resurgent Dubai Public Prosecution 59-53 to retain their NAS Wheelchair Basketball crown at the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex on Tuesday night. The Municipality men, who defeated the same opponents 63-46 to win the title 12 months ago, seemed headed for another facile win as they entered the fourth quarter with a comfortable 52-38 lead. However, Dubai Public Prosecution, who had lost the final in the past three seasons, staged a spirited rally and closed the gap, but eventually finished short. The runners-up, however, had the cons ......read more

New AI Processor with LG Neural Engine Designed for Use in Various Products  Including Robot Vacuum Cleaners, Washing Machines and Refrigerators Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 22, 2019:   As part of its strategy to accelerate the development of AI devices for the home, LG has developed its own artificial intelligence chip (AI Chip) with proprietary LG Neural Engine to better mimic the neural network of the human brain to greatly improve the processing of deep learning algorithms. The AI Chip incorporates visual intelligence to better recognize and distinguish space, location, objects and users while voice intelligence accurately recognizes voice and noise chara ......read more

• Toyota Yaris scooped ‘Best Sub-compact Sedan’ award • Toyota Camry crowned ‘Best Midsize Sedan’    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 22, 2019:    Underlining the exceptional quality of its vehicles and their enduring appeal among the region’s drivers, Toyota has once again achieved success at the 2019 Middle East Car of the Year (MECOTY) awards. The Toyota Yaris claimed the title of ‘Best Sub-compact Sedan,’ while the Toyota Camry was crowned ‘Best Midsize Sedan’ at the regional automotive sector’s biggest and most prestigious awards ceremony, which took place in Abu Dhabi, UAE.   ......read more

New Nautilus, Lincoln’s newest entry to the midsize luxury SUV market, introduces standard Lincoln Co-Pilot360™, which bundles popular, advanced driver-assist features previously available only as separate options 2019 Lincoln Nautilus brings a new turbocharged engine lineup that delivers smooth power through three advanced technologies – turbocharging, direct injection and twin-independent variable camshaft timing Bold grille highlighted by unique mesh design provides signature Lincoln look to Nautilus   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 22, 2019:    Al Tayer Motors, the UAE’s official importer-dealer for Lincoln vehicles, has launched t ......read more

May 22, 2019 – Dubai, UAE:  Democratized programming is what Fox Networks Group (FNG) is offering its regional viewers with this Ramadan. With a ‘People’s Choice’ approach, the network enabled viewers from across the Middle East to vote for their preferred shows during the Holy month. In a two-month period, over 270,000 votes were captured from across the Arab world on FNG’s social media channels Facebook and Instagram.  Solid data insights allowed FNG to develop recommendation algorithms with pattern discovery and trend analysis based on historical data. These helped FNG hone in on viewers’ preferred show genres and airing times. Cooking show ......read more

May 22, 2019 - Dubai, UAE On Friday evening, Dr. Sulaiman Al-Rihili, a Saudi scholar and a teacher at the Holy Prophet's Mosque, delivered a religious lecture directly after Taraweeh prayer entitled "Fear a day when you will return to God" at Al Salam Mosque in Al Barsha, in one of the activities of Ramadan Dubai, a project organized by the Dubai Islamic and Charitable Activities Department and under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, under the theme "Ramadan Dubai Compassion and Coexistence". Al-Rahili talked about the virtues of Ramadan and how to seize the days ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 22, 2019:   Every year, companies spend more than $450 billion on energy and sustainability initiatives while 63% of Fortune 100 companies have set clean energy targets. That’s a clear indication that companies recognize the positive benefits these efforts bring. There is ample proof to validate the same. Organizations that actively manage for climate change see an average of 67% higher return on equity than companies that don’t. In addition, the nearly 80,000 emission-reducing projects reported by 190 Fortune 500 companies in 2016 returned almost $3.7 billion in savings. A groundswell of new technology means that its increasingly ea ......read more

 Unique programme of benefits including immediate upgrade to Etihad Guest Silver status and tailored airport offers   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - May 22, 2019:   The Ministry of Community Development and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to launch the Etihad Senior Emiratis Basma Programme, which offers UAE nationals over the age of 60 an exclusive programme of benefits when flying with the airline. Etihad has also signed an agreement with Abu Dhabi Airports to provide Basma members with a range of added benefits from the Capital’s airport.    On the occasion of the launch, He ......read more

The tournament saw high engagement from the Emirati ladies community. FBMA introduced three new ladies-only sports tournaments this year, which are Basketball, Handball, and Archery.   Abu Dhabi, UAE -  22 May 2019:  Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) concluded its participation with Zayed Sports Tournament, last Friday, 17 May, where it offered engaging sports activities in the Holy Month of Ramadan. The tournament attracted ladies from all over the UAE, where they participated in sports contests, showed a high level of athletic skills, and won valuable prizes.   The tournament saw great engagement from the Emirati ladies commun ......read more

Addressing Sharjah Ramadan Majlis, Global Spiritual Leader Thanks Sharjah Ruler for His Generosity and Kindness to Armenians; Lauds Historical Arab-armenian Relations   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:   His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, last night lauded the UAE leadership for its historical championing of respect and acceptance for all religious communities and Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, in particular for his kindness and generosity to the Armenian Christian community in the Emirate.    Addressing a packed house at the special session of ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:   With the completion of “Great Move” to its brand new home base, Istanbul Airport, one of the most significant cornerstones of the Turkish aviation history, Turkish Airlines will open five passenger lounges available for Business Class, Miles & Smiles Elite Plus & Elite, Star Alliance Gold and Corporate Club passengers. There are currently three lounges open – the Turkish Airlines Business Lounge, Miles & Smiles Lounge and Domestic Lounge. The Exclusive Lounge and Arrival Lounge are planned to open in Summer 2019. The Turkish Airlines Business Lounge has an approximate area of over 60,000 square feet, ......read more

Big, bold and boxy, Kia’s new midsize SUV is made for adventures   • Largest Kia ever provides comfortable space for up to eight occupants • Potent 3.8-liter GDI V6 engine with 291 hp and 355 Nm torque • Multi-Terrain Control Mode ensures optimum performance regardless of road conditions • Powerful exterior design and premium, well-appointed interior • Loaded with technology to enhance comfort, convenience, utility      Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:   Large, bold, capable and comfortable, the midsize Kia Telluride SUV opens the door to exploring in a whole new way. The new Telluride is all a ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:   When you play the game of phones, you win or you die. In the endless battle of smartphone specs, it seems to be impossible to choose a hero phone. The true hero will be capable of offering an experience that never ages. It’s the software, the unsung hero, which propels your hardware to go further, for longer.    But not all Android phones offer this winning edge. Android One, as across Nokia smartphones, offers an undiluted Android experience with no bloatware to slow you down. You also get faster software updates before anyone else and monthly security patches, so your device will outlive others and survive the en ......read more

Market leaders expand industrial additive manufacturing solution and  drive innovation at new Siemens Polymer Competency Center      • HP’s new Jet Fusion 5200 Series industrial 3D printing system integrated with Siemens’ Digital Enterprise offering, combination of Digital Twins for product, production, and performance with MindSphere to enable mid-volume serial plastic parts production • Companies collaborate to help auto and industrial customers create high-quality 3D printed parts faster; enabling unique product designs, new applications, and digital factories • Siemens expands Additive Manufacturing Experience Center with new ......read more

Dubai, UAE; May 21, 2019:   Award winning jewellery retailer, Pure Gold Jewellers, has launched exquisitely crafted diamond pendants that symbolize the spiritual blessings of Eid. Inscribed ‘Allah’ and “Mashallah’ in Arabic calligraphy, the two beautiful pendants celebrate the month of blessings and giving that Ramadan signifies.   According to Karim Merchant, Group CEO and MD of Pure Gold Jewellers: “During Ramadan we give thanks for the many blessings in our life and share what we have with others. Our limited-edition diamond pendants in modern Arabic calligraphy are spiritual and perfect for Eid gifting. They are also stylish and suitab ......read more

Back to School” edition of Volunteer Emirates witnessed the assembly of 50,000 school kits, to be distributed on schoolchildren in Senegal in Tanzania    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:    In a true reflection of the highest values of the holy month of Ramadan, Dubai Cares volunteers have successfully packed 50,000 school kits during a 4-day volunteering initiative that took place at the Dubai World Trade Center between 18 and 21 May 2019. H.E. Hessa Bint Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development, H.E. Ibrahima Sory Sylla, Ambassador of Senegal, H.E. Ali Jabir Mwadini, Consul General of Tanzania and along with H.E. Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Execu ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:   Powerfully opulent. Symbolic. Authoritative. Introducing BOSS BOTTLED Oud Aromatic and Saffron, two new scents exclusive to the Middle East. Crafted by master perfumer Annick Menardo, the fragrances are a true blend of craftsmanship, both using natural Oud; the rich, mysterious and highly prized Middle Eastern ingredient often described as 'black gold'.  THE MAN OF TODAY  A combination between heritage and modernity. True to his roots but looking towards his future. The Man of Today cherishes his traditions but embraces the gifts of technology and the modern world. Well-connected within his social circle, he want ......read more

Exemplifying creativity and openness, Hala Badri: Well of Hope aims to inculcate a culture of giving and instill the values of compassion and empathy in the society  Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:    To reinforce a culture of giving and spread hope, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) is inviting the community to participate in Well of Hope campaign on 23rd May 2019, from 8 pm until 1 am, at The Dubai Mall. Reckoned as one of the most accessible and inclusive campaigns in the UAE, Well of Hope is being held under Arab Hope Makers, an initiative by Mohamad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI), the third round of which was lau ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:   The Dubai Mall is celebrating Ramadan through a stimulating showcase of calligraphy works under the theme ‘Art of Calligraphy’. Make sure you visit ‘Quran Tech’ by Dubai Culture to learn about Ramadan traditions in an interactive way. Visitors to the mall can create their own calligraphy art from verses of the Holy Quran at this hi-tech exhibit. By selecting five verses under the theme of tolerance, visitors can create four types of calligraphy which is available for translation in six languages.  Housed at Bloomingdale’s Atrium and open to public until May 27, the exhibit features a giant cube t ......read more

New system offers navigated highway driving, enables hands-off single-lane driving  Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:   Nissan unveiled a world first in driver assistance technology, combining navigated highway driving with hands-off single-lane driving capabilities.   Expanding on the award-winning ProPILOT system, the technology will debut on the Japanese-market Nissan Skyline in the fall of 2019. Designed for on-ramp to off-ramp (ramp-to-ramp) highway driving, the new system engages with the vehicle’s navigation system to help maneuver the car according to a predefined route on designated roadways. 1 For the first time, the system also ......read more

May 21, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Cushions, rugs and poufs can have a massive impact on the aesthetic of any room. They add a personal stamp on any room decor allowing to make the overall look cohesive. Transforming your living room into a sanctuary is all about channeling an environment that inspires and calms you and with these neutral decorative pieces one will be able to do so. So whether you wish to make your home even cosier or you feel like changing things up a bit, Home and Soul Dubai offers a new range of cushions, poufs and rugs that are a perfect way to transform a tired interior.  Here are a few elegant items that can help spruce up any room:  Add a Pouf for that tradi ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:   W Motors, the Middle East’s first developer of hypercars, electric models and the newly launched MUSE autonomous vehicle, was present at the World Intelligence Congress (WIC) in Tianjin, China from 16th-19th May 2019 alongside sister company ICONIQ Motors. On display for the first time ever was the complete W Motors model range – including the self-driving MUSE, Ghiath Beast Patrol, one of the most advanced security vehicles in the world, ICONIQ SEVEN Generation 2, an electric Smart Passenger Vehicle (SPV), W Motors’ latest hypercar, the Fenyr SuperSport Production Model, and the legendary Lykan HyperSport which fea ......read more

Modern IKEA Majlis hospitality in Toyota showrooms Customers can enjoy special IKEA Ramadan collections made in collaboration with the Jordan River Foundation and Jordanian and refugee women artisans Dubai, UAE, May 21 2019: During the holy month, Al-Futtaim Toyota is bringing a new level of hospitality to its customers through a first-of-its-kind collaboration with IKEA, allowing visitors the opportunity to experience and order IKEA’s Ramadan limited collection while visiting the Toyota showrooms. As part of the collaboration, IKEA has installed special majlises at the Sheikh Zayed Road, Abu Dhabi Airport Road, Sharjah and Fujairah Toyota showrooms, allowing customers to expe ......read more

S.T. DUPONT introduces the Crazy Diamonds collection - a free interpretation of an iconic Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:   jewellery motif known as “Diamond Head” or “Clue de Paris”- injecting a contemporary and edgy feel to a traditional line. The contemporary inspiration comes from futuristic architecture, light reflection, and plays on volumes and shapes. The Crazy Diamonds decor is Made in Franceat the S.T. Dupont atelier. In keeping with the jewellery tradition, the metal has been worked on like a precious stone, creating dazzling facets reminiscent of a diamond, hence thename “Crazy Diamonds".  The collection include ......read more

Knee replacements will increase to more than 1 million surgeries per year by 2030 and approach 3 million by 2060 worldwide United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 20th May 2019:  Suffering with painful osteoarthritis of his left knee, Elnoor Muntasir El Hassan, a 48-year-old doctor working for the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Afghanistan and Salman Ahmed Qureshi a 66-year-old, Pakistani Engineer working in Dubai had lost hope to be able walk again. While Elnoor Mutasir suffered from complete destroyed knees due to an injury in his youth, Salman Ahmed was a victim of malalignment of kneecaps, which led to severe Arthritis of both knees over time. However, Professor Dr. Matthias Honl, Co ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:  Xerox is announcing a new Ultra Lightweight Stock Printing Kit. With this technology, customers will be able to flip and stack 44 gsm large format paper, marking a first of its kind capability for cut sheet and digital monochrome printing.  Not only does this open avenues for offset migration, there’s an increasing demand for book applications that require a reduction in weight.   This marks the 374th patent Xerox has filed for the Nuvera system (two of them belonging to the new Ultra Lightweight Kit) and speaks to our commitment to giving digital printers another tool in their belts.    ...read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:   With Eid festivities only a fortnight away, celebrate the joyous occasion of Eid al-Fitr at Fujairah’s family-friendly resort, Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort. Enjoy limitless views of the Indian Ocean with a special Eid brunch on all three days of the Eid holidays, from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm at the beach resort. Classic brunch priced at AED 199 paired with soft beverages and AED 234 with chilled malts and grapes will feature a selection of palate-tingling appetizers as well as hearty mains and delightful desserts. Looking to upgrade your trip into staycation? Marriot Bonvoy members booking a stay at the resort’s &ls ......read more

Dubai - UAE, 20 May 2019: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology’s (KAUST) applied mathematics and computational science professor David Keyes is chairing the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) 2020 as the first program chair from a Middle Eastern institution, the ISC High Performance conference announced.   As program chair, Keyes, Director of Extreme Computing Research Center (ECRC), is working with a team of about a hundred steering committee and program committee volunteers to define the conference topics and will lead joint efforts to elevate the value of ISC 2020 within the high-performance computing (HPC) community.   The ISC 2020 conference, ......read more

• Achieves Q1 2019 revenue of AED 45mn, a YoY increase of 19% • Q1 net loss at AED 11mn on account of off-hire days for a vessel and additional expenses attributed to 10-year special survey    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 20, 2019:  Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC (“GNH” or “Company”), the Dubai Financial Market listed maritime and shipping company, has announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2019. During Q1 2019 the Company achieved operating revenue of AED 45 million compared to AED 37.7 million during the same period of 2018, a YoY increase of 19%. The Company reported net loss of AED 11 million in Q1 2019 compare ......read more

The project was among the winners at the 7th annual Abu Dhabi University Undergraduate Research Competition Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:   An action-based research project conducted by students and a faculty member from Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has found that academic institutions and family dynamics are main contributors to fostering tolerance among UAE youth. Mentored by Assistant Professor, Dr. Ghada Abaido, two Bachelor of Communication students, Nermin Abu Al Zahab and Ardra Meletath, conducted the research among 200 young people representing more than 40 different nationalities, with over 55% of respondents from a non-Arab background. They found th ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:   With Father’s Day approaching, take this opportunity to get dad a gift he’ll never forget. While shopping for dad is no easy task, TUMI travel, business and lifestyle bags and accessories are a perfect choice to give your father a seamless life on the move. No matter where your dad is going, a TUMI is the quintessential travel companion on his journey.   This Father’s Day, the versatile Alpha Bravo collection brings you rugged yet refined pieces that are specifically designed to accompany you from the office to the outdoors and beyond. With exceptional functionality and stylish design, explore the Alpha Brav ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:  German  Jordanian University (GJU) is proud to announce that the school’s accounting program has earned endorsement by IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession. IMA’s Higher Education Endorsement Program recognizes programs that meet high educational standards, enabling students to pursue and earn the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) credential. Information about the program is available at https://www.imanet.org/endorsement.  “Endorsement by IMA is a great achievement that ......read more

Mrs. Reem Bouzo, Principal of American School of Creative Science, Layyah.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:   Exam season is nearly upon us, which can be a very stressful time for both students and their parents.   We all want to support our children as best as we can during this important time of year and there are many things that you can do as a parent to help your children manage the exam pressure in a constructive way.   From our experience as educators, here are some ideas of what parents can do to help ease the stress of the exam period and ensure the best possible results are achieved at the end of the day:   1. Hel ......read more

Visitors to experience unique traditions of Ramadan from the distant past while shoppers get a chance to win a Mercedes-Benz GLC Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:   Bawabat Al Sharq Mall, Abu Dhabi's premier family shopping and leisure destination, travels back in time treating visitors to a completely different Ramadan experience.  Ramadan Zaman rediscovers the unique traditions of the Holy Month followed in the olden times. Special activations take place at five locations inside the mall each dedicated to a particular traditional activity.  From Kids Play Area, Henna & Calligraphy, Coffee & Dates, Traditional Games, to watching old Arabic ......read more

Strengthening the company’s groundbreaking Cloud Agent Platform, Qualys’ new high-availability proxy appliances simplify and secure connectivity for large-scale Cloud Agent deployments    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:    Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, today unveiled its new Cloud Agent Gateway (CAG), a major extension of its Cloud Agent Platform that drastically simplifies large-scale deployments across on-prem and hybrid cloud environments.    Qualys Cloud Agent Gateway (CAG) Service is a cluster of virtual appliances managed from the Qualys Clou ......read more

Abu Dhabi 20 May 2019:  Etisalat is set to thrill UAE gamers with its exclusive launch of the Xbox One S all-digital edition, which is now available across all Etisalat stores in the UAE, through www.etisalat.ae, and My Etisalat UAE app.    Khaled Elkhouly, Chief Consumer Officer, said: “We are extremely delighted to have tied up with Microsoft to bring the much-awaited Xbox One S All-Digital Edition to our customers in the UAE. Our Smart Pay options of 12, 18 and 24 months will make it highly affordable for all customer segments to get their hands on this highly desired disc-free and completely digital device that comes with three free games.”   According ......read more

May 20, 2019:  The UAE-based, Grandweld Shipyards, recently announced the launch of its sixth pilot boat for Kuwait Oil Company (KOC). As per a contract signed in May 2017, the “MESKAN” is the final boat of ten – four crew transport boats and six pilot boats – that Grandweld was required to build for KOC’s fleet. With this launch, the total number of six deliverable pilot boats has been completed. Moreover, the remaining four boats that were already launched prior, will be delivered in June 2019 after full inspection and testing for sailing performance. The new “MESKAN” boat, which was specifically designed to meet the needs of KOC, was la ......read more

• The new Range Rover Evoque receives its first award at Autocar Magazine’s 2019 awards ceremony • World-first Ground View technology honoured by industry experts with ‘Innovation Award’ • Additional ClearSight Rear view, Smart Settings and Connected Technologies provide real-world solutions for easy everyday living   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 May 2019:  The new Range Rover Evoque has been awarded Autocar Magazine’s coveted Innovation Award for its world-first Ground View technology.   The realisation of Land Rover’s 2014 ‘invisible bonnet’ concept, ClearSight Ground View uses three forward-facing ......read more

~Bollywood Celebrity Arbaaz Khan Inaugurates 15 day Shopping Extravaganza~ Dubai, UAE May 20, 2019: Concept Brands Group, UAE’s largest leading brand house of luxury products is all set to launch its 15 days Ramadan Big Bazaar shopping extravaganza at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Bollywood celebrity Arbaaz Khan will inaugurate the mega sale on 21 May at Za’abeel Hall 4, Dubai World Trade Center at 9pm. Arbaaz Khan will interact with fans at the event which allows free entry for everyone visiting.   The Ramadan Big Bazaar will host a large number of retailers, offering everyone a chance to celebrate the festivities of the season and purchase Eid gifts for family a ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE – May 20, 2019:   National Geographic Abu Dhabi announced today a new short documentary film series focused on Sharjah’s biodiversity, in partnership with Sharjah Government Media Bureau and Sharjah Broadcasting Authority. Through the series, Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Council, will take viewers on a journey around the Emirates’ unique and preserved areas under protected acts. He will highlight major environmental conservation initiatives launched by the Emirate over the years under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah. The ......read more

Corum unveils new models for its futuristic Lab 01 collection made in Damascus steel. Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:   One may not associate the concepts of ‘heritage’ and ‘lab’ with each other. However, it is this juxtaposition that inspires Corum to embody a disruptive and contemporary approach towards watchmaking. First created in late 2018, the Corum Lab collection focuses on establishing a dialogue between the past and the future, and two limited-edition creations were debuted then. This year, Corum unveils another two new additions to the Heritage Corum Lab 01 family, each limited to 99 pieces.  The latest Lab 01 models retain t ......read more

UAE Team Emirates’ Valerio Conti will remain in the Pink Jersey at the Giro d’Italia, taking it into the first rest day.    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:   Today’s stage, a 33.4km Individual Time Trial (ITT) saw Conti finish with a time of 55:26, in what were difficult conditions for all riders. The Italian finished “3:34 behind the stage winner, Primoz Roglic (Team Jumbo Visma), who climbed to second place in the General Classification (GC) standings and closes the time gap to Conti, which now sits at “1:50.    There were also positive individual performances from UAE Team Emirates’ Jan Polanc (&ldqu ......read more

Team Abu Dhabi make brilliant start to double title defence as Al Qemzi takes second spot after spectacular challenge      Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:   Shaun Torrente grabbed an impressive victory in the Grand Prix of Portugal today as Team Abu Dhabi made a perfect start to their double title defence in the F1H2O World Championship.   Reigning world drivers’ champion Torrente had to fight off a spectacular challenge from team-mate Thani Al Qemzi who finished in second place as the Team Abu Dhabi duo scored a brilliant one-two finish in Portimao for the second year in a row.   After Torrente had topped qualifying 2 ......read more

Grade 11 student Hannah Watkins encourages eco-friendly changes in the Abu Dhabi community 19 May 2019, Abu Dhabi:  During a ceremony at the American Community School of Abu Dhabi (ACS), Grade 11 student Hannah Watkins became the second recipient of the Haitham Zamzam Al Hammadi Medal of International Friendship, named in honor of 2002 ACS graduate and Board Trustee, the late Haitham Zamzam Al Hammadi.   During his young career, Haitham Zamzam Al Hammadi served his country with great skill, modesty and commitment. His strengths lay in his interest and ability to form productive and long-term friendships – locally, regionally and internationally – with people, entit ......read more

By undergoing customer-related training, du’s technicians and engineers have been equipped with world-class networking equipment expertise Dubai, UAE, May 19, 2019:  du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), customers are set to benefit from an enhanced telco experience, following the company increasing its efforts to equip frontline technicians and field engineers with best-in-class expertise. By undergoing training and retraining by global networking leader Linksys - the connected home division within newly merged Belkin International and Foxconn Interconnect Technology (FIT) entity, du technicians are now better prepared to promptly address custom ......read more

Results establish sustainability as a new workplace standard for successful businesses, and identifies opportunities to advance sustainability in the office    • 46 percent of survey respondents globally would only work for companies with sustainable business practices, while 61 percent believe business sustainability is mandatory  • 58 percent said environmentally conscious practices are key to engaging future workforce • HP invests $2 million to sustainable supplies and promoting a circular economy   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   HP unveiled a new study underscoring the importance of sustainable business practic ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   Sophie Delafontaine, Creative Director of Longchamp, Jean Cassegrain, CEO of Longchamp and Guillaume Houzé, Image and Communication Director of the Galeries Lafayette celebrated the launch of the new Longchamp LGP collection at the Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann. Kendall Jenner, brand ambassador of the House – dressed in a Longchamp full look – attended the event. By her side, Laury Thilleman, Camelia Bourbon, Noholita, Kenza Sadoun, Malika Ménard, Caroline Roux, Ophélie Meunier, Shaïn Boumédine were among the many attendees of the party. After the opening of the LGP Studio by Kendall Jenner, the guests enjoyed a gam ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UEA - 19 May 2019:  Aldar Properties’ Yas Mall, The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (The Mall at WTCAD) and both Al Jimi Mall and Remal Mall in Al Ain, have joined forces to offer visitors a special experience this Holy Month of Ramadan, with a variety of cultural, religious and shopping activities to be enjoyed by all members of the community. The malls aim to bring everyone together to enjoy the spiritual month with beautiful seasonal decoration and a family-friendly atmosphere. With intent to offer unique and memorable shopping and leisure experiences, Yas Mall, The Mall at WTCAD and Al Jimi Mall, have partnered with The Islamic Museum to host pop-up exh ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   Dubai welcomes an average of 7.5 million travelers every month. However, the city broke this record three times by welcoming over 8.3 million in one month. Travel involves so much more than just transporting a passenger from one place to another. Airports are now thought of as 'small cities', and must provide a safe and efficient experience, from parking, check-in, and exposure to world-class shopping and dining.  Hassan El-Banna, Business Development Manager, META at Genetec discusses the importance of having a seamless customer experience at airports in the below media alert.    ...read more

EEG successfully implements the United Nation Sustainable Development Goal Number 4: ‘Quality Education’  by engaging 162,000 Students in the annual Environmental Drawing Competition Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   The Emirates Environmental Group’s (EEG) 13th edition of the Environmental Drawing Competition was a huge success, as more than 162,000 students, 566 schools and 106 student members of the EEG took part. EEG organised a special and standalone awarding ceremony for the 2nd year in a row, on May 19 to unveil and celebrate the winners of this year’s competition at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai. In EEG’s continuous effort to ......read more

Customer Experience Director awarded accolade at the London Motor Show by Women’s World Car of the Year panel Fiona has had a career spanning 20 years in the automotive industry E-PACE and I-PACE both finished in the Top Three for Women’s World Car of the Year   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:  Fiona Pargeter, Jaguar Land Rover Customer Experience Director, has been recognised by the Women’s World Car of the Year Awards as their first ever ‘Woman of Worth’ for 2018 at the London Motor Show. Fiona was presented with the award by managing director of the Women’s World Car of the Year Awards, Sandy Myhre, alongside member ......read more

The GCC’s Leading Free Zone Takes a Bold Step to Celebrate Year of Tolerance Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 May 2019:  Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the Middle East’s leading special economic zone and key growth engine of Dubai’s economy, has announced it will waive an estimated AED 35 million in fines owed by its customers, in commemoration of the UAE Government’s designation of 2019 as the Year of Tolerance. Jafza’s decision to waive fines is an initiative that aligns strongly not only with the UAE government’s goals for promoting tolerance but also with the company’s broader goals to support the communities it serves. Sultan Ahmed Bi ......read more

• For the first time in the UAE, 300% bonus credit offered on every AED30 recharge or more  • 100% bonus credit for the customer to use and 200% to share with 2 friends   Abu Dhabi, 19 May 2019: Ramadan is a month of spiritual reflection and a special time for family and friends to come together to strengthen their bonds. In keeping with the spirit of the holy month, Etisalat has introduced its Ramadan Bonus on Recharge promotion to enable its customers to spread joy, share Ramadan moments as and when they happen, and strengthen social relationships throughout the holy month. During the holy month until 2nd June 2019, Wasel and WaselGo customers who recharge with th ......read more

• 13,195 transactions, including 1,131 sales at 122 areas, cover 10m square feet • Al Shamsi: Sharjah provides safe environment for real estate investment, attracts local & foreign investors  May 19, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: Government Communication Department - Real Estate Registration Directorate - Sharjah 19/05/2019  Real estate transactions valued AED 5.2 billion in the Emirate of Sharjah in the first quarter of this year, as per the latest report revealed by the Sharjah Real Estate Registration Directorate (SRERD). The latest figures show that the Emirate recorded 13,195 transactions, including 1,131 sales at 122 areas that covered 10 million square feet ......read more

Dubai, UAE; May 19, 2019:  Pure Gold Jewellers supported Um Al Quwain Police & Punishment and Correctional Department, to host an iftar for prisoners and their families. The Iftar was attended by Colonel Ahmed Mohamed Al-Ghous, Head of the Umm Al Quwain Correctional Center; Major Dr. Saif Zaid, Director of the Punishment Reform Foundation; Firoz Merchant, Chairman, Pure Gold Group; Karim Merchant, Group CEO & MD, Pure Gold Group, and other police officials. Commenting on the event, philanthropist Firoz Merchant, says “Iftar is a time for ‘togetherness’ with all members of the community, and throughout the holy month of Ramadan, we strive to devote ou ......read more

Up your interior game with statement pieces from Italian furniture brands at discounted prices Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   Upscale furniture retailer, Western Furniture has announced its Best Buy Sale of envy-inducing collection from various Italian, German and Spanish furniture brands such as Adriani e Rossi, Bonaldo, Calligaris, Draenert, Flou, Gamma International, Kristalia, Minni Forms, Natuzzi Italia, Reflex Angelo, Tomasella, Zanette and Tonin Casa. The Best Buy sale features select pieces of the world’s leading Italian contemporary furniture, lighting and home accents from sofas to sideboards, sectionals, statement chairs, benches, armchairs, ba ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation and National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), UAE’s largest engineering, procurement, and construction companies were awarded by the Future Network Awards 2019 as the ‘Networking Project of the Year - Public’. This recognition came in the light of the successful digital transformation of NPCC’s production and operation facilities for monitoring their energy consumption with the help of Schneider’s EcoStruxure Power architecture, and the Power Monitoring Expert system, and smart meters. By implementing Sc ......read more

 Sports sedan and luxury limousine meet in all-new Flying Spur  Luxury Grand Touring sedan to set new standards for contemporary craftsmanship  Exquisite three dimensional diamond leather upholstery developed by Bentley’s craftsmen and women in Crewe, England   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   In the year Bentley Motors celebrates its 100th anniversary, the British creator of extraordinary Grand Touring cars promises to set new standards of luxury and driving pleasure when it reveals the all-new Flying Spur.   Both sports sedan and luxury limousine, Bentley’s all-new Flying Spur owes only its historic name to th ......read more

Game-Changing Essentials for Your Upcoming Travels Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   Just because you’re travelling, it doesn’t’t mean that you should forget about your skincare and beauty routine – in fact, you ought to take even more care. Regardless of whether you’re just taking a carry-on or three suitcases for your trip, it’s what inside that counts, so we have put together our TishTash must-have travel essentials to help you stay organised and keep your beauty routine in check: Rodial Vitamin C Moisturizer SPF 30 (AED 467.25)   The lightweight moisturiser works to deeply hydrate the skin while protecting it from ......read more

Fast facts: ● Teleconnection refers to climate anomalies being related to each other at large distances. ● Atlantic Zonal Mode (AZM) and Indian summer monsoon rainfall (ISMR) are known to have an inverse relationship, which means that the cold (warm) phases of AZM result in strong (weak) ISMR. ● This paper reports that the inverse relationship between AZM and ISMR has significantly strengthened in recent decades. ● The findings have been featured in Geophysical Research Letters.   Abu Dhabi, UAE – May 19, 2019: A new study at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has discovered a growing teleconnection in a warming world between the Indian Summer Monsoon ......read more

Marina Mall Abu Dhabi is the place to be this Ramadan as the family destination offers month-long promotions and cultural celebrations  Abu Dhabi, 19 May 2019:   With the aim of giving the residents of the capital an opportunity to embrace the community spirt and spend precious time with family and friends, Marina Mall Abu Dhabi is hosting a series of activities. In line with Ramadan’s values of giving, the mall is partnering with Make A Wish Foundation UAE, to host a traditional bazaar. The bazaar will have abayas, paintings, handicrafts, bokhours, perfumes and other traditional Arabic accessories on sale.  All proceeds from the Bazaar will go towards gran ......read more

Salvatore Ferragamo’s latest eyewear design is distinguished by a striking construction that unites high-gloss glamour with artisanal sophistication. Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   First unveiled on the Spring/Summer 2019 ready-to-wear runway, this standout frame now stars in this season’s “Patchwork of Characters” advertising campaign. The story unfolds around a group of friends of various ages and nationalities who celebrate the Italian lifestyle as they enjoy a sunny day together in the lands of ancient Tuscia, near Rome.  A symbol of the House’s signature design approach, driven by constant research and experimentation, th ......read more

May 19, 2019:    Michael Kors is pleased to announce that the following women wore Michael Kors Collection to the 10th anniversary of the Annual Filmmakers Dinner, hosted by Charles Finch, Edward Enninful and Michael Kors, on Friday, May 17, 2019, in Cannes, France. Shailene Woodley wore a gold-and-black sequined double crepe sablé asymmetric dress with feather trim and black Zoey leather platform sandals, both from the Fall 2019 Michael Kors Collection. Rita Ora wore a black feather-embroidered silk georgette ruffle gown with a crystal neckline from the Fall 2019 Michael Kors Collection. Amber Heard wore a gold-and-black wool blazer and trousers with metallic-and-black Ro ......read more

Awarded ‘Best Partner for 2018’ for overall performance and consistently high customer service Dubai, UAE, 19 May 2019:  Jumbo Electronics, the leading omnichannel tech-retailer in the region, was awarded ‘Best Partner for 2018’ by leading telecom operator du for achieving retail excellence based on overall sales performance, operational compliance at all outlets and high-quality customer service.  The retailer also won the ‘du Star Award’ for supporting du’s Franchise Unit during 2018, the ‘Best Sales Staff Enterprise Segment Award’ and the ‘Best Sales Staff Fixed Services Segment Award’. The awards reinf ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   Twenty-year-old Tadej Pogačar has added his name to the history books at the Amgen Tour of California, becoming the youngest ever winner in the race’s history. The UAE Team Emirates young-gun successfully defended the lead on the final stage from Santa Clarita to Pasadena to pick up his first ever UCI World Tour win. In the final General Classification (GC) standings, Pogačar led by 16 second to his nearest competitor. It has been a remarkable debut campaign for the Slovenian, who already boasts a stage and GC win at the Volta ao Algarve, and now adds to it with a stage and GC win in California.  Commenting ......read more

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