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. ......
Dubai, 22 January 2020: Leading global workspace provider Regus predicts a promising year for the flexible workspace industry in the UAE.
For many employers and employees, flexible working is now the norm. A Global Workspace Survey conducted by leading flexible workspace provider, IWG, shows that half (50%) of those surveyed mention that they work outside their company’s main location for at least half the working week or more.
Kory Thompson, Country Head Middle East at IWG said: “As the UAE looks to a new decade of growth and development, spurred by events like Expo 2020, flexible working will prove to be invaluable. It will provide new businesses with the opportunity to easily increase productivity and attract top talent. In fact, IWG’s research ......read more
Dubai International Academy earns top spot at World School Games
Year 13 student wins Middle East Youth Expo Young Leader of the Year
Dubai, UAE, 22 January 2020: Dubai International Academy (DIA), an International Baccalaureate school run by Innoventures Education, is celebrating the start of the year with two awards under its belt.
DIA has been ranked first in the 2019 World School Games (WSG) leader board, receiving a total of 263 points and besting other schools from the UAE and around the world, including from countries such as England, Scotland, Greece, Nigeria and Egypt. The school had an impressive start of the year at Under-11 WSG and Under-13 WSG categories and won gold at Under-17 WSG Basketball.
WSG Event Series provide a unique ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 22, 2020: Day-to-night dressing can be tricky, however there are some pieces that work perfectly for both including the much loved crossbody bag.
Whether you’re looking for a statement piece from Gedebe or an understated bag from Furla – Robinsons has you covered with their wide selection of accessories.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 22, 2020: Swedish skintech brand FOREO stepped up their game and reveals the top Valentine’s Day steals for that special man in your life. Meeting all of your skincare needs has never been this easy.
FOREO aims to brighten your life and the way you feel has a profound impact on how you approach the world and on your well-being. For that reason, FOREO strives to promote self-confidence. But with so many products on the market it’s hard to find what works for you. FOREO is here to help you do just that with the collection of men’s skincare products for Valentine’s Day.
LUNA 2 for MEN (AED 998)
Show him you care and surprise him with the revolutionary LUNA 2 for MEN. Designed to bring even better ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 21, 2020: Etihad Aviation Training, the specialist training division of Etihad Aviation Group, has become the first aviation company in the Middle East to gain approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to train Boeing 777 and 787 pilots for European operators and carriers elsewhere which adopt Europe’s air safety standards.
The approval to train pilots for these two wide-bodied Boeing aircraft types expands the global capabilities of Etihad Aviation Training, which in 2018 also became the first Middle Eastern aerospace business to gain EASA designation as an Approved Training Organisation for pilots of Airbus A320, A330 and A340 aircraft.
Captain Paolo La Cava, Vice President and Managing Director of Etihad ......read more
Another initiative to honour teachers with the opportunity to participate in the competition held as part of the GEMS Awareness Programme in 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 21, 2020: GEMS Rewards, an exclusive rewards programme for the GEMS Education community, has announced the winners of a competition held in partnership with banking group Emirates NBD. Prizes included a brand-new Toyota RAV4 as well as iPads and smartphones.
The competition was launched during GEMS Awareness Day, an annual event held to introduce new teaching staff to the organisation as well as the many opportunities available to them through partners such as Emirates NBD. The prize giveaway was open to all new GEMS Education teachers who opened an ......read more
• 2 French pavilions: Za’beel Hall 2 for “Medical equipment & devices” & Sheikh Rashid Hall for “Orthopedics & physiotherapy/rehabilitation” companies
• 80 exhibiting companies on the national pavilions
United Arab Emirates- January, 2020 - With over 80 French companies - including 14 new exhibitors - France will once again be participating at the Arab Health 2020 show in Dubai from January 27 to 30 dedicated to the latest innovations in the health sector. Gathered on the French Healthcare pavilion organized by Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, these companies will unveil their latest innovations designed to tackle today's major ......read more
From 8x8 vehicles to firefighting via VR – three-day show sets agenda for global security sector
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 21, 2020: Intersec, the leading security, safety and fire protection trade show wrapped up on Tuesday, 21 January, following a three-day run which has brought the latest products and services for the industry under the spotlight.
NAFFCO, a Middle East manufacturer of firefighting solutions, and one of the show’s founding sponsors, turn attention on the future, with a range of high-tech specialised vehicles and products designed to combat fires. Taking centre-stage was the Falcon-8, an 8x8 drive vehicle, with separate water and foams tanks vehicle built for fighting fires in ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 21 January 2020: In partnership with Dubai Festivals & Retail Establishment (DFRE), Dubai Festival City Mall is gearing up to celebrate Chinese New Year with a special IMAGINE show and an impressive firework display to precede this auspicious Lunar New Year on 25 January at 8:30 PM.
Dubai Festival City Mall will be hosting captivating roaming entertainment for guests to partake in the fête, from the famous Chinese Lion Dance to bring in good fortune, graceful sleeve dances that originate from the Han dynasty to a traditional fan dance which has been part of China’s heritage for over two hundred years. In addition to exclusive offers and discounts by retailers, Chinese tourists and residents will get an additional 10% value on the Dubai Festival ......read more
The sixth edition of the UAE’s popular inter-school quiz competition witnessed record participation
DUBAI - January 21, 2020: The Sheffield Private School won the sixth edition the annual UAE Credence Quiz Masters Tournament, organized by the Credence High School, Dubai. The 2020 edition the UAE’s largest inter-school quiz competition was held recently in the school auditorium in the sprawling Credence campus in Al Khail, Dubai.
Sharjah Indian School, Juwaiza, and Our Own English High School Sharjah (Boys) took home the trophies for the first runner-up and the second runner-up respectively.
Nearly 30 schools from across the UAE participated in this year’s event conducted by Mr. Adittya Nath Mubayi, ace quizmaster, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 21, 2020: The Traversetolo Vitre from Eberhard & Co. is truly magnificent in its simple lines and elegant finish that gives the timepiece an altogether winning charm. The manually wound 43mm Vitre, now comes with a striking blue dial, to add to the white and black dial versions available earlier.
The brilliant blue of the Vitre dial comes with “soleil” finishing. With snailed finishing setting off the seconds counter, white superluminova on the minute profile and rhodium-plated applied indices, makes for easy readability in any light conditions.
Like its previous iterations, the blue Traversetolo Vitre has a sapphire crystal case back exposing the movement. This simplistic but elegant piece is housed ......read more
Dora the Explorer and other much-loved Nickelodeon characters will host a ten-day music and dance party at the mall
Dubai, UAE, 21 January 2020: This month, City Centre Deira will welcome the stars of the Nickelodeon world as the mall hosts Nickelodeon Singalongs!
From 20 to 29 January, Dora the Explorer, the Paw Patrol, and Shimmer and Shine will lead mall visitors through a number of catchy tunes and dance moves. After each performance, shoppers can then pose for a picture with their favourite characters during meet and greet sessions.
The fun continues with a full programme of workshops at the Nickelodeon activity area. Kids can colour with Dora and Boots, get active at a firefighting game with Marshall, and learn about road safety with Chase. Meanwhile, ......read more
• AED 431 million of sales across 21 DSMG participating malls in the first 3 weeks of Promotion
• 2 more weeks of exciting promotion and chances to win cash rewards
Dubai; 21 January 2020: The 25th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) started with the popular campaign, “Spin & Win” by Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG), and has became an instant hit amongst the shoppers this year, as well a major reason for celebration for the much-awaited shopping festival across the globe. With a chance to win up to AED 200,000 every week, shoppers have shown immense interest, and the participation has been ever increasing at all the participating malls.
Shoppers avail a raffle coupon upon spending AED 200 at any of the ......read more
Dubai, 21 January 2020: The future of Emirati heritage sport is bright as falconers, as young as five years old, proved their mettle at the Fazza Championship for Falconry – Juniors Category, organised by Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) over the weekend at Al Ruwayyah desert area.
Eight races were held and at least 220 birds saw action as the youngsters proudly carried the falcons on their arms before releasing them for the competition. The annual competition for junior falconers also capped off the Fazza Championship for Falconry-Telwah, which registered a record participation of over 3,500 birds during its three-week run.
Rashid bin Markhan, Deputy CEO of the HHC, said: “The Junior competition is the event that I always look ......read more
Eolis Air Manager: An Innovative device to support patients suffering from respiratory problems
First appearance as an exhibitor (French pavilion, booth Z2F03, Za'abeel Hall 2)
United Arab Emirates; Dubai, January 21, 2020: EOLISAIR, Middle East leader in indoor air quality treatment (IAQ), will be exhibiting at Arab Health Medical Exhibition Dubai 2020, from January 27th to 30th 2020, on the French pavilion, at booth Z2F03, Za'abeel Hall 2, Dubai World Trade Center.
With the patient acuity on the rise and many hospitals trying to extend the life of aging facilities through renovations and expansions has made the risk of infection caused by the health care environment, it became an increasing concern for ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 21, 2020: The New Lacoste Paris Collection Combines Urban Elegance and Streamlined Design in a Full Range of Sun and Optical Styles Balancing Lightness, Comfort and Everyday Utility.
Enhanced With a Timeless Retro Flair, the Minimal Shapes in Metal Are Characterized by Distinctive Elements Including Double-bridge Constructions and Geometric Profiles That Give a Striking Visual Impact to the Look.
The Frames Are Designed With a Cool Color Approach Made of a Variety of Shiny Finishes and Tinted Lenses in Natural and Warm Hues.
Comprehensive range of services to serve individual, business and family travellers
Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai - Reception featuring image of Dubai city skyline Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai – Family Suite for a maximum of six guests with butler service
Highlights of Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai:
1,260-square-metre Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai with a maximum capacity of 300 guests, the largest independent pay-per-use airport lounge at Terminal 3 in the busiest transit hub in the Middle East
Special features: Four Family Suites, dedicated Playroom, “first-class” enclosed private napping space, cigar lounge, male and female prayer rooms
Glocal cuisine freshly ......read more
January 21, 2020: This Valentine’s Day skip the flowers. Skintech brand FOREO rounded up their selection of Valentine’s Day gifts that are perfect whether you’re buying a treat for someone special or simply showing yourself some much-needed TLC
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and with it all the chocolate boxes, restaurant options and stuffed teddy bears our hearts (and stomachs) can handle. This Valentine’s Day give the gift of beauty and bring a little love into your loved one's daily beauty routine.
FOREO are firm believers that confidence is key to feeling good. After all, who doesn't want that fresh glow from within? Confidence ignites courage, making us all feel unstoppable, empowered, and ready to pursue our dreams ......read more
• The Consortium wins the project with the record-breaking lowest bid to develop a 55-megawatts electric ac plant
• The solar power plant will significantly contribute to the Bangladesh government’s agenda towards sustainable use of energy-mix
21 January 2019 – The Government of Bangladesh has awarded the Rangunia 55-megawatts electric (MWe) ac grid-tied solar power plant project to the Consortium led by Metito Group together with Jinko Power and AlJomaih Group (the Consortium). The project will be developed on a Build Own Operate (BOO) basis under a 20 years concession agreement, which is in line with the Government’s vision to secure a more balanced energy-mix and a reduction in environmental pollution in Bangladesh.
The ......read more
• The Group is ranked in the Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations, and the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) ‘A-List’
• The rankings were announced on the opening day of the annual World Economic Forum in Davos
January 21, 2020 – Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has been given two significant rankings - including a top place on among the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations ranking of Clean Capitalism magazine Corporate Knights, and a place on the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) “A-List” for the ninth consecutive year. The rankings were announced on the opening day of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, ......read more