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. ......
The world’s largest silk saree showroom network added one more showroom to its ever-growing network. Thousands of expatriates were present at Muweilah, Sharjah during the inauguration of the new showroom by Prithviraj Sukumaran, the brand ambassador of Kalyan Silks. The huge crowd that came to witness the inauguration is a strong testimony to the patronage that Kalyan Silks enjoys. This is Kalyan Silks’ second outlet in Sharjah and sixth in the UAE. “I am happy to state that our association with Prithviraj started in 2010 with our 4th showroom. In a span of 12 years we have grown together. This is our 34th showroom and the ongoing relationship has strengthened over the years,” said Mr. T.S. Pattabhiraman, Chairman & Managing Director, Kalyan Silks. ......read more
Torrente grabs pole position in Italy
San Nazzaro, Italy 23st September, 2022: Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente saved his best for last to grab pole position for tomorrow‘s second round of the 2022 UIM F1H2O World Championship in Italy.
The two-times world champion, leading the standings after his opening round victory in France, produced a stunning last lap to win the six-boot qualifying shoot out at the Grand Prix of Regione Emilia Romagna.
Torrente’s dramatic late surge on the Po River in San Nazzaro gave him a tenth career pole position and denied Sharjah Team’s Sami Selio a second successive qualifying success of the season.
With Frenchman Philippe Chiappe third fastest from Sweden’s defending ......read more
To mark the upcoming launch of our brand new range of watches on Thursday 13th October, Bremont is offering one talented codebreaker the chance to win one of the new timepieces.
Commencing today, a new question will be revealed every day, with the final question being published on Wednesday 12th October.
The winner will be the first person to answer all 20 questions correctly and input the 20 digit code that unlocks the vault.
Dubai, UAE, September 23, 2022: As part of its vision to promote the cultural and knowledge sector, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL) hosted a seminar titled “Towards an Active Role for Public Libraries in Community Service,” in collaboration with the Arab Federation for Libraries & Information (AFLI) and Naseej Academy. The seminar highlighted the role of public libraries in creating a better future, and ways to enhance this role by leveraging advanced technologies.
The seminar hosted a number of officials, employees, and visitors from different ages and backgrounds, along with prominent speakers and specialists in the libraries sector. These included Prof. Hassan Awad Alsereihy, President of the Arab Federation for Libraries & Information (AFLI); Prof. Emad Essa ......read more
Dubai: The real estate and properties transactions valued at AED 6.7 billion in total during the week ending 23 September 2022. The sum of transactions was 2,401.
243 plots were sold for AED 1.29 billion, 1,659 apartments and villas were sold for AED 3.51 billion.
The top three transactions were a land in Burj Khalifa sold for AED 100 million, followed by a land that was sold for AED 49.76 million in Al Barsha South Fourth, and a land sold for AED 100 million in Burj Khalifa in third place.
Al Hebiah Fifth recorded the most transactions for this week by 102 sales transactions worth AED 246.53 million, followed by Jabal Ali First with 37 sales transactions worth AED 162.11 million, and Al Yufrah 2 with 20 sales transactions worth AED 24 million in third ......read more
Weekend Max Mara unveils its new Signature Collection From Lily With Love by Lily Aldridge.
Get ready to pull out your boarding pass. Weekend Max Mara unveils its new Signature Collection called From
Lily With Love consisting of the perfect summer wardrobe to pack: chic, easy, breezy. It is co-created with Lily Aldridge, a celebrated supermodel, passionate philanthropist, and newly-minted entrepreneur.
With a colorful and summery mindset, Aldridge set out to create the ultimate must-pack essentials for a planned holiday or last-minute getaway. Versatile, intriguing and finely detailed, they are suited to all occasions in all the different cities around the world. True to her roots, an artsy vibe pervades the lineup, inspired by her father Alan Aldridge, a renowned English ......read more
Unit 3 start-up reflects safe and steady progress at Barakah, with Units 1 and 2 already commercially operational
Unit 3 will be connected to the UAE grid in the coming weeks, as part of the pathway to commercial operations.
ENEC adds third unit to the grid, highlighting mega-project management expertise
UAE’s nuclear energy sector accelerating decarbonization of the UAE grid, spearheading delivery of Net Zero by 2050 target
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 22 September 2022: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) today announced that its operating and maintenance subsidiary, Nawah Energy Company (Nawah) has successfully started up Unit 3 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, located in the Al Dhafra Region of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in the ......read more
Kit & Kaboodle’s new flagship showroom brings the brand’s premium furnishings to the Middle East
23 September 2022, Dubai, UAE - In a city renowned for its glamour, one furniture brand is ready to show residents what it means to live in opulence. Kit & Kaboodle, an elegant furniture and interior brand, is unveiling its new flagship showroom on Sheikh Zayed Road this month.
With four stores in Pakistan, Kit & Kaboodle has become a popular choice for premium furniture and dècor collections that embody modern extravagance and style. The brand promises an immersive experience for those seeking exquisite design and exceptional quality.
The new Dubai flagship showroom will offer a glimpse of how Kit & Kaboodle create dynamic elegance through ......read more
The volatility in gold rates that the market is currently witnessing presents a great opportunity for potential shoppers looking to invest in gold. As of today , the gold rate has fallen to AED 189/gm for 22K, which is a two year low since March of 2020. The sudden fall in prices has been due to a 0.75% hike in federal interest rates by the USA, which had a cascading effect on the international gold rates. However, it is a valid assumption that this window of opportunity which has presented itself to the customers will be short lived and once the market stabilizes, the prices will shoot up again. Considering a global economic slowdown that is on the horizon, the position of Gold as a safe haven asset will be further solidified in the times to come. During the pandemic, gold ......read more
The French learning centre is announced in the presence of Sheikh Fahim Al Qasimi and the French ambassador to the UAE, signalling a new accomplishment for the nation’s cultural capital
Sharjah, September 22, 2022: Sharjah is now home to its own Alliance Française - the prestigious 100-year-old institution devoted to sharing and promoting the beauty of French language and culture worldwide. The emirate’s Department of Government Relations (DGR) announced its establishment at its Sharjah headquarters, in the presence of Sheikh Fahim Al Qasimi, Chairman of DGR and Alliance Française Sharjah, and HE Xavier Chatel, the Republic of France Ambassador to the UAE.
By adding a new centre to the UAE’s vibrant Alliance Française network, Sharjah has crossed a major ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 22 September 2022: Dubai Municipality, in collaboration with the American University of Sharjah, has launched the ‘Careers of the Future’ initiative, which is aimed at sponsoring the training and development of university students as well as fostering the technical skills of its employees. The initiative was launched on the sidelines of the ‘Ru’ya Careers UAE Redefined’ fair 2022.
In coordination with the private sector, the first phase of the initiative will focus on sponsoring 45 candidates for training and development purposes, which is divided into two parts. The first part includes university students who are selected based on their fields and future required specializations at the Municipality, and the second comprising of Municipality ......read more
On the sidelines of ‘Ru’ya Careers UAE Redefined’ fair elebrations were held to further cement the values of respect and strong relations between the UAE and Saudi Arabia
September 22, 2022: Several senior officials and representatives from Sharjah Airport Authority celebrated the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s 92nd National Day. The occasion was commemorated in recognition of the cordial ties and shared historical connections between the two countries.
During the three days of festivities, visitors from Saudi Arabia were given roses and KSA flags to share in their celebrations of this national occasion. In a symbolic act that reflected the strong ties and relationships between the people of the two countries, passengers and Airport Authority members came together ......read more
The Face Shop has introduced the ultimate anti-aging life hack to adapt in your early 20s, exclusively available at The Face Shop stores and online in UAE
SEPTEMBER 2022, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Sagging skin, wrinkles, lack of resilience, dehydration, dull skin tone – we are all familiar with the signs of aging skin. But when do we begin to incorporate an easy-to-follow and effective skincare routine? The short answer is - NOW! Your 20s are the ideal age to get on the anti-aging bandwagon. Mature gracefully whilst you keep your glow and radiance.
The Face Shop, the biggest K-beauty one-stop shop in the nation, has introduced its brand-new Total Youth Biome collection by Dr. Belmeur, the ultimate skincare secret to protect the skin from aging. The extensive ......read more
The new Community Mall occupancy has reached 100%
Dubai, UAE: Dubai-based retailer ‘Union Coop’ announced the completion of its Nad Al Hammar Mall project, located in the area by the same name. The new mall will contribute to providing a unique shopping experience, noting that 100% of the mall have been rented and occupied, and it will open on 29 September 2022 to join the list of its leading centers spread in Dubai, within the framework of Cooperative's plans to expand and spread, to serve the members of the community, and contribute to providing a unique shopping experience.
Revealing further details, Eng. Madiya Ahmad Al Marri – the Investment Division Director said that the new mall falls in one of the community malls category, whose construction works has ......read more
Debuting tracks from his “Aneen” album the concert aims to bring people of all ages together to experience the traditional beauty of the spiritual art form
Dubai, UAE, September 22, 2022: In line with its strategy to promote cross-cultural understanding and preserve Arab heritage through music, the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) through its flagship Abu Dhabi Festival is supporting the greatest spiritual chanting event in the world by Sheikh Mahmoud El Tohamy, Head of the Syndicate of Egyptian Chanters. Taking place Friday, 23rd September, at the foot of the Great Pyramids, the ‘inshad’ concert will feature tracks from Tohamy’s new album, “Aneen”, an astounding work that supports his mission to revive the Classical Arabic ......read more
Dubai, UAE – September 22, 2022 – Samsung Gulf Electronics has extended its appreciation to Dubai Police for supporting the company's Anti-Counterfeit Program (ACP) in the UAE.
Samsung representatives met Major General Jamal Salem Al Jallaf, Director of the General Department of Criminal Investigation at Dubai Police (CID), and Brigadier Salah Bu Osaiba, Director of Anti-Economic Crimes Department, to express gratitude for the Department's efforts to combat counterfeit products, and present to Dubai Police the Samsung appreciation trophy for their efforts in this regard.
Maj. Gen. Al Jalaf reiterated that frauds and counterfeits pose a risk to consumers on all levels, including health, environment, and economy, and negatively affect commercial ......read more
• Etihad Rail signed agreements with Alstom, SNCF, Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, and Thales Group
• The MoUs were signed in InnoTrans 2022 in Berlin, Germany with leading international railway companies
• The agreements cover areas which include rail operations and maintenance, service facilities, passenger stations, and cargo transportation
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 22 September 2022: Etihad Rail signed four Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with international companies SNCF International, France's national state-owned railway company; Alstom, a global leader in the green and smart mobility sector; Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, one of the world’s largest integrated and diversified suppliers of railroad and transit products ......read more
The new V25 series enables new dimensions of creativity with flagship-level camera technology, and stylish appearances with eye-catching colors
Dubai, September 22, 2022 – vivo has unveiled the latest additions to its stylish V series: V25 and V25 Pro. With superior photography features, the smartphones have been designed for users who express themselves through photos and videos. The new V25 series will give users the power to embark on a self-expression journey with its stunning camera, powered by high-performance, energy-efficient hardware, all cased in an exquisite body.
The new V25 series follows V series’ heritage of capturing exquisite moments with its superior camera capabilities and cutting-edge imaging technology. The flagship-level 64MP OIS ......read more
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A sense of eternal beauty and flawless sophistication pervades the new Alaïa Eyewear Collection featuring a curated selection of sunglass designs distinguished by harmonious shapes and architectural details. Craftsmanship and innovation combine to celebrate the women of ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 20 September 2022: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with CSFN (French Nuclear Cluster) at the fifth edition of E-Fusion. The event brings together the UAE and French nuclear sectors to further develop and strengthen their collaboration to support the development of the global nuclear supply chain. E-Fusion is organized by ENEC in partnership with Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy and CSFN.
ENEC and CSFN’s new MoU will focus on future enhancement of a local supply chain for the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program and the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, increase local manufacturing and supply of components and equipment and enable ......read more