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, UAE, April 21, 2019: In the early 90’s, microdermabrasion facials were starting to take off in the beauty industry and with the endorsement of Hollywood celebrities, the buzz of microdermabrasion exploded but the facials were not accessible or cost effective to the majority of the general public. With the growing popularity of this treatment, PMD Beauty was founded – offering at-home beauty treatments that are smart, safe, convenient and of course more pocket friendly than conventional microdermabrasion facials.
PMD invested years in developing their patented spinning disc and vacuum suction technology, with the help of doctors, engineers and microdermabrasion experts – resulting in producing the first hand-held microdermabrasion device and PMD Kiss, the ......read more
Health Minister and Pfizer delegation review innovative healthcare services
Al Owais: Our wise leadership’s directives played pivotal role in creating conducive investment environment for leading international medical and pharmaceutical companies
Al Olama: Ministry of Health strikes new partnerships to launch and implement initiatives and projects, focusing on upgrading the quality of healthcare services
Dr. Yousef Al-Sarkal: We intend to develop an innovative system to support self-care for heart patients, launch a one-year awareness campaign and implement training programs to improve the medical team's competence.
UAE, Dubai, April 20, 2019: HE Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), met Dr. Amrit Ray, the Global ......read more
150 volunteers participate in the 2nd edition to enhance the learning environment for 1,500 students
Dubai, United Arb Emirates – April 20, 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, hosted today the second edition of Volunteer Emirates 2019, in support of the National Charity Schools Girls (NCS) in Nasiriyah, Sharjah. This edition witnessed an impressive participation of 150 volunteers who helped in the refurbishment of the school to enhance the learning environment for 1,500 students.
As part of this initiative, volunteers brought practical necessities to the school, including assembling 750 students’ desks and chairs, installing laser printers, and data shows. In addition to installing essential ......read more
Al Owais: The forum aims to establish the best economic and development practices in Africa
UAE, Sharjah, April 20, 2019: The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) is organizing jointly with Botho Emerging Markets Group, Rwanda, a forum entitled “Rwanda Investment Showcase”. The forum, which will be held on 23 April at the SCCI’s headquarters, comes as part of the Chamber’s efforts and plans to enhance the position of Sharjah as an investment destination and to build fruitful partnerships with countries all over the world.
The event will be attended by His Excellency Abdallah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, H.E. Yasmin Amri, Consul General of Rwanda, UAE, Uday Bhasin, Senior Partner, Tradeways, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 20 April, 2019: Emirati star Omeir Saeed added another title to his growing collection with victory in the UAE Wakeboard Championship in Abu Dhabi.
The 21-year-old Red Bull athlete lived up to his reputation as the country’s top performer with another impressive display to top the Freeride category for professional riders.
Making it a perfect day for the family, his 11 year old brother Ahmed won the junior category in the event which was hosted by Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club. Shaikh Abdulla Suood Faisal Salem Al Qasimi topped the novice category.
The championship, which took place off the capital’s Breakwater, saw 26 competitors performing a wide range of tricks when towed behind a motor boat travelling at speeds of ......read more
Has enhanced learning for schools in UAE; to lead strong Accessibility Initiative for students with special needs in 2019
Dubai, UAE, April 20, 2019: MDS Computers Technical Systems (MDS CTS), Apple Solution Expert (ASE) for Education in the UAE, has been the fulcrum of change in the UAE’s education sector by successfully deploying Apple’s products to transform teaching and learning. Currently, the company is working with over 100 educational institutes and training centres with five of these schools being recognised as Apple Distinguished Schools. MDS CTS has also been leading an Inclusive Learning Initiative, which aims to offer students with special needs the opportunity to become active independent learners by utilizing accessibility features embedded into ......read more
Dubai – Saturday 20 April 2019: Trakhees, the regulatory arm of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) in Dubai made a remarkable achievement by being certified to five ISO standards in complaints handling, quality management, IT management, environment management and HS management.
Adnan Al Abbar, CEO of Trakhees, the regulatory arm of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) in Dubai expressed his happiness for this achievement and confirmed Trakhees incessant efforts within its 2019-2021 plan to give more focus to clients and build more interactive channels of communication with them.
“We are happy with this achievement which reflects the vision and efforts of Trakhees in complying to the highest quality standards. This makes us among ......read more
The UAE has 20 pharmaceutical factories and 73 global scientific offices,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 April 2019: His Excellency Dr. Amin Hussein Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health Policy and Licensing, Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), inaugurated the new plant for Geltec that manufactures dietary supplements and medicines at the National Industries Park (NIP) of DP World.
The opening ceremony was attended by Mr. Ahmad Al Haddad, Chief Operating Officer, Parks and Zones of DP World, UAE Region, and Mr. Vikram Tannan, Geltec Group Director, and the Management and Team of Professionals from Geltec.
Geltec has invested over AED 110 million in the facility and will be producing dietary supplements and pharmaceutical products in soft ......read more
Corum presents a new generation of hand-painted, Vanitas-inspired timepieces.
Dubai, UAE, April 20, 2019: The image of a human skull is most commonly related to death and mortality. Yet when expressed in literature or other various forms of art, it need not seem as morbid as what most people perceive of it. A good example is Vanitas, a common art genre in 16th and 17th century Netherlandish art. Symbolic still-life paintings of skulls, withered flowers and decaying fruit depict the transience of life and certainty of death, but never without a touch of romanticism. The relationship between time and mortality has often been used as an inspiration behind dial imagery on watches, with skull imagery serving as a form of ‘memento mori’.
In the 2000s, Corum ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 20, 2019: All the svelte and sensuous good looks that are the characteristic of Eberhard & Co.’s ultra-feminine Gilda line, come through every curve of the unique Gilda 61008.3 timepiece.
Designed for the woman of style, this Gilda, like the rest of its stablemates, can also boast of the highest standards of watchmaking design and craftsmanship. Irresistibly sinuous in look and feel, the new Gilda is inspired by the beauty of nature and its varied forms. Its curvy face encloses is enclosed in a stainless steel case, the bezel set in rubies, diamonds and zephyrs. The hour markers are set off in black against the white gleam of the dial, with the quarter hour marked in elegant Roman numerals.
The Gilda has a quartz movement, ......read more
New concept salon in JLT Dubai offers a range of special ethical offers to keep you looking your best this holy season
As we approach the holy month of Ramadan, That Hair Tho (THT) are on hand to ensure you look your best throughout. With a range of seasonal offers to help you achieve the healthiest hair possible and all of your beauty needs met by true professionals, now is the perfect time to enjoy a little self-care and take advantage of the amazing packages available at THT throughout the month of May.
☆ Ramadan Specials ☆
Upon booking a full set of Acrylic Nails, receive a complimentary Blow Dry
.Choose 5 x services of your choice including a Gel Manicure, Gel Pedicure, Wash and Blow Dry, Hair Cut, LVL Lash Lift, Manicure ......read more
A380 service effective from 21 April
Riyadh to become 51st destination on Emirates A380 network
Dubai, UAE, 18 April 2019: Emirates will be providing more options and choice for its customers in Riyadh with the introduction of the first scheduled Airbus A380 service to the capital city, effective 21 April 2019. Riyadh will be the 51st destination to join the Emirates A380 network.
Flight EK 817/818, currently operated by a Boeing 777-300ER, will now be operated by the iconic and highly popular Emirates A380. The Emirates A380 aircraft will be operating on the route five times a week. Emirates flight EK 817 will depart Dubai at 1850hrs, arriving in Riyadh at 1935hrs. The return flight EK 818 leaves Riyadh at 2125hrs, arriving in Dubai at 0035hrs the next day.
The ......read more
Ajman University Students Triumph in P&T Group “Giving Back To The Community” Challenge at Ceremony in Dubai
Ajman, United Arab Emirates - April 18, 2019: Two architecture students from Ajman University have today beaten out competition from other top universities around the country to be awarded first and second place in a challenge to present affordable and desirable architectural ideas that will serve the current and futures youth needs of the UAE.
His Excellency Mr. Saif Rashed Al Mazroui representing the Minister of State for Higher Education & Advanced Skills presented the joint winners of the first place 10,000 AED prize, and internships with challenge setters, P&T Group, were announced to be Nahel Al Darwish and Abdelrahim Al Rinawi. Eight ......read more
Sold-out projects, game-changing announcements, in-depth discussions and invaluable insights underline exhibition’s role in helping industry navigate challenging climate
Abu Dhabi, UAE – April 18, 2019: Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2019 has been hailed a success in charting a clear path for the UAE capital’s real estate sector as it navigates current market challenges, with the three-day show witnessing sold-out project launches, proactive changes to property laws and in-depth industry-changing discussions.
The 13th edition of the UAE capital’s leading real estate exhibition, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Chairman of the Executive ......read more
Healthcare experts in the UAE urge residents to take steps to a healthier lifestyle amidst concerns about rise in conditions related to obesity
Bareen International Hospital launches new fitness challenge to encourage residents to take heed of latest advice to curb obesity epidemic
18 April 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The battle against obesity in the UAE is far from over, warn healthcare professionals at Bareen International Hospital in Mohammad Bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi. With 30% of the world’s population being obese or overweight (according to the World Health Organization), the figures are more alarming in the Middle East.
The prevalence of obesity in children and adolescents ranges from 5% to 14% in males and from 3% to 18% in females. Furthermore, in the UAE for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 18, 2019: Celebrate the Holy Month of Ramadan with Marks & Spencer’s bespoke range of premium baskets filled with sweet treats guaranteed to delight family and friends alike.
With stunning hampers filled with the finest handpicked gourmet treats from around the world, including mouth-watering Cocoa Dusted Liquid Salted Caramels and creamy Dulce De Leche Truffles, The Ultimate Gold Collection is the perfect gift for loved ones and is sure to impress.
For the true chocolate lover, the Taste of Switzerland Gift Bag is the sweetest gift to give – and is filled with a superior selection of rich and exquisitely wrapped Swiss chocolates, including smooth Swiss Milk Chocolate Disks and a Swiss Extra Fine White Chocolate Mountain Bar.
Better ......read more
Reno series will serve as a creative catalyst for OPPO’s future smartphone strategy, with UAE as the first international market for the new series
Two devices unveiled at start—the Reno 10x Zoom Edition & Reno Edition
OPPO also launches its 5G Landing Project in MEA with Etisalat and Zain
Etisalat offering new OPPO devices with its smart pay plans up to 24 months
Dubai, UAE - April 18, 2019: Only days after the official global unveil, OPPO—a leading global smartphone brand—has officially launched its newest smartphone series, Reno, in the Middle East. The company selected Dubai as the location for the premium series’ first international launch, emphasizing the strategic importance of the region to OPPO’s global ......read more
In partnership with the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment
Winning team was awarded $3,000 in recognition of their concept for improving rural agricultural systems
Abu Dhabi, April 18, 2019: startAD, the Abu Dhabi-based global accelerator anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) and powered by Tamkeen, held its annual Startup Showcase event for the Beyond the Pitch Program on Tuesday (April 16). The event was attended by UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, and CEO of Tamkeen, John Tate.
Supported by the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment and the Global Green Growth Institute, Beyond the Pitch seeks to offer guidance and innovation opportunities to the next generation of UAE’s startup ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - April 18, 2019: The words “prom season” can send shivers down your spine. “A night you never forget”, they define it! We are not trying to put pressure on you, we simply would love to help out so consider this next round up floatie!
Here’s our prom beauty advice from yours truly, essence.
1. Nude eyeshadow palette
Whether you opt for a simple, natural and shimmering glow or an iconic smokey-eye that makes a bold statement, this particular palette is a must have! Its range of colors and array of possibilities paints not only your eyelids but also that picture-perfect night of you & your girlfriends coming together to play dress-up.
2. The dip eyeliner
Would you rather be dancing the night away or ......read more
BMW Group global number one in premium segment in first quarter
BMW brand delivers 221,631 in March, up 3.7%
All major sales regions contribute to sales increase
First quarter sales grow at BMW, Rolls-Royce, BMW Motorrad
BMW i3 sales up 16% for best-ever first quarter: 9,227 sold
Nota: “Our focus remains on sustainable, profitable growth”
Dubai, UAE, April 18, 2019: March 2019 was the best-ever single sales month in the BMW Group’s history with a total of 263,319 premium BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles delivered to customers, an increase of 2.8% on the same month last year. Across the first quarter of the year, the company maintained sales at last year’s high level, with a total of 605,333 (+0.1%) vehicles sold.
“The ......read more