Dubai, UAE, April 07, 2019: Following on from his address at Congress in the United States of America, CNN’s Hala Gorani spoke to the Secretary General of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Jens Stoltenberg.
During the interview on Hala Gorani Tonight the Secretary General of NATO confirmed that he had spoken to President Donald Trump recently and agreed with his suggestion that allies needed to pay more towards NATO.
Despite criticism NATO had received from President Trump, Stoltenberg tells CNN that the US is committed to the organisation and sends a message to the President saying ......
Dubai, UAE, March 11, 2019: This month’s episode of Business Traveller explores the trade and travel relationship between China and Africa. Three years ago, China surpassed the United States as the biggest business travel market on the globe and now more of China’s business is being done in Africa.
During the episode, CNN’s Eleni Giokos heads to Johannesburg to meet South African Airways (SAA) CEO Vuyani Jarana.
The national carrier, SAA, is one of two airlines with direct flights to and from Hong Kong. Jarana explains to the programme how seamless connectivity between China and ......
Dubai, UAE, January 26, 2019: At the World Economic Forum in Davos, CNN’s Richard Quest spoke to the Managing Director and Chairwoman of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde.
During the interview, Lagarde disputed claims that there was another international recession around the corner but forecast a “very modest slowdown” and commented “the sun is not shining as brightly as it did”.
On the future global economy, Lagarde calls the inability of global players to come to agreements on trade and tariffs a “big risk”.
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For CNN Business, John Defterios spoke to Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Khalid A. Al-Falih.
During the interview, Al-Falih told CNN he doesn't "see a big economic recession" but that corrective actions are "easily within our control."
As the United States Secretary of States Mike Pompeo prepares to meet Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, Al-Falih suggests the two countries will continue to work well together due to “common interests, common values.” Al-Falih also speaks about the Crown Prince’s ability to lead stating “His ability to lead the kingdom ......
Dubai, UAE, December 22, 2018: As Dubai International (DXB) welcomes its one billionth international customer, CNN’s John Defterios spoke to H.H Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum –Chairman of Dubai Airports and CEO of The Emirates Group.
During the interview with Defterios, Al Maktoum discussed the crucial role customers have played in helping Dubai International reach their goal, saying “It’s always about the customers. The more you please your customers, they will come again and again.”
Al Maktoum also commented on the US Federal Reserve’s decision to raise inflation, ......
Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2018: CNN Style Dubai meets Sheikha Latifa Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum for an exclusive look at her family’s private art collection and hears about her father’s desire to promote the talent of regional artists.
As Vice Chair of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, HRH Sheikha Latifa Al Maktoum hopes to take the industry to a global stage where it can be recognised internationally.
HRH Sheikha Latifa Al Maktoum on the artistic scene in Dubai:
“A thriving cultural scene is actually a sign of a very stable country, a thriving ......
December 12, 2018: Q&A WITH ASIL ATTAR
1. Tell us about the relationship between DKNY and Al Yasra Fashion. How has it evolved during the years?
The relationship between DKNY and Al Yasra is one of the best. DKNY has always had a strong presence in the region and a very strong and loyal customer base. GIII Apparel Group are the new owners of DKNY and bought the brand from the LVMH Group in 2016. They have a vision to re-focus their energy on the DNA of the brand as it used to be. We have a very strong relationship with GIII on multiple levels – we work closely together on ......
Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2018: With 1.8 billion Muslims in the world and an Islamic economy - which complies with Islamic laws – growing, John Defterios reports that Dubai is positioning itself as the global capital of the Islamic economy.
Dubai is already ranked number one in the world for halal food; halal travel; modest fashion; halal recreation; and shariah compliant pharmaceuticals and cosmetics but, now, it is looking to further diversify its economy.
The launch of global initiatives to create a certified halal accreditation system is one way in which it is doing so. This initiative has the potential to be ......
Dubai, UAE, October 31, 2018: Two-time Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin kicked off her bid for a third straight World Cup overall crown in Soelden, Austria, last weekend and will be chasing a fourth straight slalom world title at the World Championships in Are, Sweden, in February.
Alongside her summer preparation, Shiffrin earned a spot in Maxim magazine’s Hot 100, traditionally a feature which celebrates physical beauty with the strapline “World’s Sexiest Women”. However, instead of posing in a bikini or an evening gown, Shiffrin chose to wear a white ski jacket with her 2018 Olympic medals ......
Dubai, UAE, September 23, 2018: While most vintage car enthusiasts seek to return vehicles to their former glory, Jonathan Ward prizes and preserves the beauty in their decay, while hiding some high tech secrets under the hood.
Ward is the founder of ICON, a California-based company that reimagines classic SUVs like Toyota FJs and Ford Broncos with modern tech and materials.
While that remains the bulk of the business, Ward has another, more unusual passion project: take vintage cars and, instead of restoring it to the way that it would have looked and driven when it was created, preserve the decay that has occurred ......
Lisa Brennan-Jobs on the complicated relationship she shared with her father, Steve Jobs
Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2018: On the latest episode of ‘Amanpour’, Christiane Amanpour talks to Lisa Brennan-Jobs, daughter of the late co-founder of Apple, Steve Jobs.
Brennan-Jobs spoke of the complicated relationship she shared with her father, who had denied paternity for several years. After watching from the sidelines as her story was told by authors and film directors, Brennan-Jobs has decided to share her own stories of one of tech’s greatest visionaries through her new memoir “Small ......
CNN Sport spoke to Cheyenne Woods about diversity in golf, female athletes, and stepping out of the shadow of her famous uncle, Tiger Woods.
Currently ranked No.245, Woods is now in her third year on the LPGA Tour and hoping to inspire other black women through representation.
Only eight African-American women have been members of the LPGA Tour in its 70 year history and none have won the women’s circuit, something Woods aims to change.
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Whilst playing at an event at Wilshire Country in Los Angeles, Woods was introduced to a family who came to watch her. ......
18, August 2019: Since its inception, POLICE has been a brand that spoke the language of freedom, individuality, and rebellion. Having pioneered some of the most iconic moments in fashion, POLICE is known for its innovative and trendsetting designs.
Translucent impresses with its unique configuration that cohesively brings together different elements to present a timepiece that is sleek, youthful and truly exclusive. The skeleton dial gives a glimpse into the inner workings of the automatic movement and the polyurethane body equips the timepiece with style and charisma.
With luminescent indices, hands and decorative metal screws on the bezel, Translucent has a clean silhouette that is deft with details and functional elements. The timepiece is available in four ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 18, August 2019: For Autumn 2019, Marks & Spencer is offering the must-have pieces across its womenswear collection and embracing all things 70s and folk inspired. From trench coats and suits in classic gingham, bohemian style dresses adorned in beautiful paisley prints to stylish midi dresses – think ditsy floral and silk. The new collection from Marks & Spencer showcases the ultimate AW19 trends.
Autumn sees the basics redefined through feminine shapes and playful styling details, while denim emerges as a hero fabric. From the wide leg cropped jeans and the skinny jegging, to dresses and classic jackets – this wardrobe staple has been championed throughout. In addition, trousers and skirts are seen in ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 18, August 2019: The week long Vuelta a Burgos proved to be a positive stage race for UAE Team Emirates, after it was animated by a series of strong individual and team performances.
Former World Champion, Rui Costa, ended the race with a respectable 10th spot in an overall classification that was full of highly rated riders. It followed his second place finish in the fifth stage of the race, which saw him break free from the lead riders with 1.6kms to go on a brutal summit finish.
Costa managed to gain a gap of 10 seconds on the group, but the margin was not big enough to hold off Ivan Sosa (Team Ineos) who bridged across on the hardest part of the climb to take the win.
The day before, Costa was ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 18, August 2019: Malabar Gold & Diamonds, one among the largest jewellery retailers globally with a strong retail network of 250 outlets spread across 10 countries launched its new showroom at Bannerghatta Road, Bengaluru on 16th August, 2019. This is the 26th showroom of Malabar Gold & Diamonds in the state of Karnataka, India
Leading Indian film actress and its brand ambassador Tamannaah Bhatia inaugurated the showroom at Bannerghatta Road situated near Bilekahalli signal, Bengaluru in presence of Chairman Mr. MP Ahammed, Managing Director - India Operations, Mr. Asher O, Management team members of the group along with the customers, media & well-wishers.
The showroom has an extensive collection of traditional and ......read more
COURTLINE : Game, Set and Match
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 18, August 2019: Faithful to the brand’s tennis heritage, the Courtline is a sneaker which catches the eye with its sleek design and timeless elegance.
Consisting of a classic L.12.12 sole and an upper which combines white leather and pale grey suede insets, its design makes it classic model to have in your wardrobe.
A sober aesthetic style recalls the iconic sneakers seen on court in the 1980s, decorated only by a broad stripe of colour and a discretely embossed crocodile on the side. Its visual codes are reminiscent of the lines of a tennis court and contrast with the white upper of the perforated sneaker, echoing the handle of a racket.
Reflecting a perfect blend of style and comfort, ......read more
As per the company’s strategic growth plan, Harris Pye is effectively stabilizing its presence within the Egyptian market through its contractual contributions to the Canal Sugar (S.A.E)refinery project.
Dubai – United Arab Emirates –18th of August 2019: Harris Pye Engineering Group UAE, a global service provider supplying the offshore, marine and industrial sectors, recently signed a contract with Egyptian Joint Stock company, Canal Sugar. As per the terms of the agreement, Harris Pye will supply five 40tph, horizontal, three-pass, and multi-tubular smoke tube boilers to what is expected to be one of the largest beet sugar production facilities in the world.
Harris Pye’s involvement with this mega project builds upon the UAE’s reputable business ......read more
• The Al Qasimi Foundation is launching its Artist-in-Residence program and is accepting proposals for its first cohort until August 31st, 2019
• The Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival Film Grant submissions deadline has been extended until August 31st, 2019
• The Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival committee has extended the deadline for digital art, sculpture, film, and student submissions for next year’s Festival until August 31st, 2019
Ras Al Khaimah, August 18, 2019: The Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation is launching its new Artist-in-Residence program and has issued an extended call for submissions for two of its other arts and culture initiatives: the Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival and the Ras Al Khaimah Fine ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 18, August 2019: BMW Group sales continued their positive trend in July: worldwide deliveries were up 1.3% on the same month last year, with a total of 183,487 premium BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles sold. This brings the company’s total sales for the year to date to 1,436,382 (+0.9%). This growth was achieved despite ongoing volatility in several markets around the world.
“In a highly competitive and challenging global market, our new model rollout continues to have a positive impact on our sales result, with new highs recorded both in the month and the year to date. This year, the BMW brand is launching 21 new or revised models and those already on the market are proving very popular with customers,” said ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 18, August 2019: Inspired by ancient Hindu belief, The Ritual of Karma was designed to help you radiate positivity by living with good intent. Speak well of others, think positive thoughts, do good deeds and this will return to you. Enriched with organic white tea and holy lotus, the body care, sun care and home collections encourage you to practice good karma in all that you do. Immerse yourself in positive summer energy all year round and in return, achieve wellness for mind, body and soul.
MEET THE CARING COLLECTION Prepare your skin for the sun and get your mind in a holiday mood with the Shower Scrub. This wonderful sugar body scrub removes dead skin cells and revitalises the skin. Follow with the Foaming Shower Gel, which ......read more
Fortinet Threat Landscape Index Hits Highest Point to Date, Demonstrating Continued Increase In Cyberattacks
Dubai, UAE. – August 18, 2019
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated, and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced the findings of its latest quarterly Global Threat Landscape Report.
The research reveals that cybercriminals continue to look for new attack opportunities throughout the digital attack surfaceand are leveraging evasion as well as anti-analysis techniques as they become more sophisticated in their attempts.
The Threat Landscape Index crossed a milestone this quarter. It is up nearly 4% from its original opening position year-over-year. The high point during that year-long timeframe is the peak and closing point of Q2 ......read more
Bin Shafar: “Customers can save in their district cooling service bill and tackle climate change through simple steps”
Dubai, UAE, 18th August 2019: As part of its continuous and solid approach and efforts to improve the performance of district cooling systems and make them more integrated, energy efficient and supporting for the rapid transition to a “green economy”, the summer awareness campaigns launched by the Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, guides it’s customers to save in the district cooling bills by reducing energy consumption.
Empower explains to customers to close the blinds and glass windows prior to leaving their houses, which is the first ......read more
• Hyundai will offer a glimpse of how it envisages the future in-car experience under the concept STYLE SET FREE
• With STYLE SET FREE, Hyundai demonstrates its customer-centric approach to future mobility
• Cars set to become extensions of living spaces so customers will be able to personalise their vehicles as they do their homes
August 18, 2019: Once a simple means of transport to allow people to get from one place to another, the concept of the car is rapidly changing as the boundaries between our lives and automobiles intertwine. Under the banner STYLE SET FREE, Hyundai Motor illustrates its innovative vision of how cars of the future will become individualised living spaces.
People already personalise their living ......read more
By Ole S. Hansen, Head of Commodity Strategy, Saxo Bank | August 18, 2019
Global growth concerns and ample supply of key commodities have been the main drivers behind the weakness seen across the sector so far this quarter. Precious metals remain the exception with gold responding strongly to the ongoing collapse in global bond yields.
The trade war between the US and China remains one of the main drivers behind global growth concerns. This in turn impacts the demand prospects for growth-dependent commodities ranging from crude oil and industrial metals to some agricultural products. As a result, the market has been “pumping and mostly dumping” as news from Washington and Beijing continued to alternate between hope and despair. Such volatile market conditions have ......read more
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia chooses Airbus and STC Specialized to secure millions of pilgrims during Muslim gathering with state-of-the-art mission critical technology.
United Arab Emirates – 18 August 2019: Airbus, a leading provider of secure communication and collaboration solutions, provides mission critical communications technology to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for this year’s Hajj pilgrimage.
Airbus has been a trusted supplier of secure communication solutions for the Hajj pilgrimage every year since 2017. With the implementation of its systems to ensure faster emergency response for public safety, and use of its state-of-the-art technology, Airbus and STC Specialized ensured the smooth running of security operations which safeguard millions of ......read more
Unique pancreatic procedure performed at Burjeel Hospital saved young woman, now a mother
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 18 August 2019: The one thing that is most important to the doctors at Burjeel Hospital is alleviating the pain and suffering of patients. So no matter how complex or complicated the case may be, they put in all their experience and effort into solving it.
Like in the case of a 27-year-old woman, who came to Dr Omran Gatee, Consultant - Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolic Disorders, , having suffered from hypoglycemia for the last 10 years. She had already had two surgeries in different countries, but her problem had not been solved. Her condition had gotten so bad that she had to wake up in the middle of the night to drink sugar syrup to ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 18, August 2019: The Spanish ready-to-wear brand, Desigual has launched its fall/winter 2019 collection.
With unique and colourful designs for women, men, children and sports, the latest collection is inspired by culturally rich countries such as Japan, Hawaii, Turkey and Tibet.
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experience a culinary exploration at KIZA Restaurant & Lounge
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 17, August 2019: Business over lunch? Absolutely! Food is an essential combo to sustain our ever-evolving culture of doing business. KIZA Restaurant & Lounge at DIFC launches Business Lunch to cater to corporate executives across busy commercial districts.
This fine dining Pan African restaurant creates a menu that transcends African culinary experience; it evokes comfort and satisfaction with every bite. From 12noon to 4pm, Sunday to Thursday, KIZA serves a well-crafted combination of one starter, main course and a beverage, all for just AED 40. Within 20 minutes, lunch is ready and served. Using quality ingredients and traditional ......read more
Leading money exchange provider Travelex commenced operations first week of August.
Passengers will gain two points of access on both arrivals and departure terminals.
Ras Al Khaimah, U.A.E, 17 August 2019: Ras Al Khaimah International Airport has announced the onboarding of its first foreign exchange partner, Travelex.
Headquartered in London with a presence in over 70 countries, Travelex is a leading provider of foreign exchange, remittance, and payments services, enabling physical and digital cross-border money movement for consumers and financial institutions.
Travelex has commenced operations at the airport, offering two points of access to passengers looking to exchange or transfer money at its stores in the Arrival and ......read more
Including lectures, lessons, courses, seminars, workshops, interactive competitions and special publications
Dubai, 17 August, 2019: As part of its efforts to spread Islamic culture and human values among the various strata of society, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Centre for Islamic Culture of the Islamic Affairs and Charitable activities Department in Dubai (IACAD), revealed the details of its calendar of activities for the second half of 2019. These include a variety of initiatives aimed at students, women, employees, spouses, parents and working groups, as well as the general community in Dubai.
Keen to reach the largest possible segment of the target group, the centre altered its programs to include lectures, lessons, courses, seminars, workshops, as well as ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 17, August 2019: The “Tazio Nuvolari – Vanderbilt Cup” collection is dedicated to one of the most exciting and renowned race from Nuvolari, won on Long Island in America in 1936, on board of his12-cylinder Alfa Romeo. Tazio and his Vanderbilt Cup make racing history.
Eberhard & Co. celebrates this legendary, prestigious victory with the Tazio Nuvolari–Vanderbilt Cup collection, characterized by a great temperament and a sporting spirit
Tazio Nuvolari Vanderbilt Cup is a mechanical, self-winding, waterproof chronograph featuring significant technical details from the past but revised in accordance with modern criteria. The crown features a coaxial pushbutton recalling the ......read more