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. ......
India’s Leading eyewear brand now open in BurJuman
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Titan Eye+, India’s largest eyewear company, has launched its first international store in the UAE, adding to its footprint of 860+ Titan Eye+ stores across 300 different cities in India.
The brand, which has an annual production capacity of close to two million lenses and one million frames, has also announced a robust regional expansion plan with entrance into other markets in the GCC on the agenda too.
Centrally located in BurJuman, the 1100 square foot flagship store will house Titan Eye+’s unparalleled range of high-quality eyewear, contact lenses, accessories, and sunglasses. A strong tech and style focus in the product mix blends seamlessly with empathy-driven ......read more
• ABB E-mobility has sold more than one million EV chargers globally across its AC and DC charging portfolio
• Continued growth facilitated by doubling of production capacity following launch of new DC fast charger facility in Valdarno, Italy
• In the UAE, ABB has supplied more than 80 DC fast and high power chargers making it one of largest from a single brand in operation today
ABB E-mobility has announced the delivery of its one millionth electric vehicle charger, the latest milestone in the company’s ongoing mission to enable an emission-free future through smart and reliable EV charging solutions.
With a presence in more than 85 markets, the launch of ABB E-mobility’s new $30 million, 16,000m2 production facility ......read more
• Close to 40 advanced padel players competed at the UAE Residents Open that took place at Padel Arena in Sharjah from January 27 – 29
• Ignacio Gadea and Martin Noschese, Jordi Casanova and Javier Rodriguez from the men’s teams; and Angela Caro and Sol Perez, Iris Murcia and Cristina Navarro from the women’s teams won the semi-finals rounds on January 29
• UAE Nationals tournament will be held from February 3–5 in Dubai, and GCC Residents Open from February 10 – 11 in Abu Dhabi
• The UAE Wild Card Championship final is set to take place in Abu Dhabi on February 12, where six winners will be awarded Wild Card entries to the qualifications of the World Padel Tour Modon Abu Dhabi Padel Master, as well as a cash prize of ......read more
Dubai, January 31, 2023: Medical students at Dubai’s Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) explored clinical and non-clinical career pathways at the second annual Medical Career Fair organized by MBRU.
Year 4-6 medical students enrolled in the Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Medicine (MBBS) program at MBRU were invited to network with experienced healthcare professionals to discover training, residency, and career opportunities in the UAE and abroad. At exhibition booths, attendees gained first-hand knowledge from seasoned clinicians practicing across a range of surgical and medical specialties such as psychiatry, radiology, pathology, family medicine, pediatrics, intensive care and anesthesia, obstetrics and gynecology, emergency ......read more
• DHA provides an overview of the Dubai Health Investment Guide 2023
• Al Ketbi: The aim of the Dubai Health Investment Guide 2023 is to provide investors with detailed information on key healthcare priority areas and to provide a detailed overview of the health sector so that they can make viable investments.
• Al Ketbi: Health investment in areas of need benefits investors, helps create a dynamic and robust health sector, and provides community members and visitors with access to the highest quality of specialised and accessible care.
• Post COVID-19 key areas of focus include: innovation, digital health, medical equipment, mental health, MedTech start-ups, urgent care, long-term care, rehabilitation and home care.
• Dubai Health ......read more
Dubai, 31 January 2023: “On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s accession as the Crown Prince of Dubai, we, at the Supreme Legislation Committee in the Emirate of Dubai (SLC), take this opportunity to celebrate His Highness’s exceptional leadership. Sheikh Hamdan's achievements serve as an illustrious example of his insightful and forward-looking vision, demonstrated by the numerous advancements that the Emirate of Dubai has witnessed over the years. Thanks to H.H. Sheikh Hamdan’s policies and initiatives, Dubai has become one of the world's most prosperous and developed cities, following the roadmap to success he has charted. As we celebrate this special day, we take pride in the ......read more
January 31, 2023: The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) conducted an awareness workshop for Dubai Government entities, during which it highlighted in detail the importance of energy retrofits associated with financing solutions and DSCE Directive No. 1 of 2015 regarding building retrofits and audits for government entities. Additionally, DSCE invited Etihad and the Department of Finance (DOF) to share their expertise and underline the significance of energy retrofits to Dubai Government entities.
During the workshop, DOF displayed energy consumption trends and consumption-wise breakdown for Government entities from 2019 to 2022. The department also emphasized a significant transitional change beginning in 2023, which entails Dubai Government entities being responsible for their ......read more
Dubai – 31, January 2023: Dubai Customs wrapped up the 6h Dubai Customs Week 2023 with a closing ceremony attended by H.E. Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs, CEO of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation, directors and heads of customs departments and centers and employees.
Musabih delivered a speech in which he thanked all those who participated in organizing the events of the week and making them a success. He also congratulated the distinguished companies that joined the Authorized Economic Operator, reaffirming the Government Department’s plans to develop services provided to them in support of Dubai external trade.
“This year’s events are diverse and engaging as they have targeted all segments including clients, partners, ......read more
• Several comprehensive health check-up packages are available as part of this initiative.
• Marwan Al Mulla: The aim of this initiative is to further bolster the health tourism sector in the Emirate.
• Health tourists can select their health screening package based on their needs, results are provided with 24 to 48 hours.
• Screening time takes between 2 to 6 hours depending on the package selected.
• Packages are mainly aimed for the 25 to 50 years age group, to encourage regular health screening and encourage the concept of preventative healthcare.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - January 31, 2023: Dubai Health Authority
(DHA) announced the launch of Dubai In One Day health tourism ......read more
Dubai-UAE, 31 January 2023: The largest trade body for the jewellery industry, Dubai Jewellery Group’s (DJG), Live the Glitter campaign part of the Dubai Shopping Festival comes to a close with millions of customers taking advantage of the promotions and winning spree that was offered at the 245 participating outlets under the DJG label.
Committed to delivering a rewarding experience to customers, during the 46-day campaign, DJG hand-picked a total of 100 winners through several raffles and presented them with a total of 25 kilograms of gold.
Under the innovative theme, the 2022-2023 Live the Glitter campaign brought together over 280 DJG members with an aim to foster collaboration and highlight their offerings, in a bid to accelerate the transition of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 31 January 2023: Dubai Municipality has started accepting applications for its Pioneers initiative for fresh graduates, which aims to give Emirati graduates access to scientific knowledge and training in various professional and technical domains within the Municipality. The initiative further provides the opportunity to undergo on-field training, fostering their professional and personal growth as well as enabling them to advance in their pursuit of success.
H.E. Dawoud Al Hajri, Director General of Dubai Municipality, said: “The Municipality is committed to developing human capital through several innovative programs and initiatives that draws national talents and empowers them by offering necessary training. This is in line with the directives of our ......read more
If you’re looking for a cool spot to lunch with your ladies or celebrate Galentine’s but want the food to be more memorable than the bill, Sizzling Wok at the Citymax Business Bay has got you covered.
The lunch set menu is available from Monday-Friday from 12 pm to 2:30 pm. For just AED 52, you get a soup, starter, main course, and dessert. There’s also an awesome buy 3 get 1 free deal on at the moment if you’re dining with friends.
Lunch with four or more of your gals at the quirky Pan-Asian eatery and get a whopping 50 percent off your food and beverage bill. This unbeatable offer is valid from 12 pm to 3 pm Monday-Friday.
Picking one or two dishes at Sizzling Wok is nearly impossible so sharing is recommended. The eclectic menu offers ......read more
Two Judges from 5x Emmy Award-Winning popular TV show Shark Tank
Sharjah, January 30,2023: The Sharjah Investment Forum (SIF) has announced the participation of two renowned investors and judges of the popular reality TV Shark Tank during its 6th edition at the Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre in Sharjah on February 8th and 9th, 2023. Shark Tank stars Daymond John, Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship, appointed by the Obama Administration, and Robert Harjavec, Cybersecurity Advisor for the Government of Canada, and a member of the US Chamber of Commerce Task Force for Cybersecurity, is all set to be in attendance at SIF 2023 offering economic and investment insights to participants at the forum.
The annual event, organized by the Sharjah FDI Office ......read more
H.E. Dr. Sultan AL-JABER, The UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and Mr. Patrick POUYANNE, chairman and CEO of TotalEnergies held, this Monday in Abu Dhabi, the first plenary meeting of the UAE - France High-Level Business Council which was also attended by Mr. Bruno LE MAIRE, French Minister of Economy, Finance and Industrial and Digital Sovereignty.
The first plenary meeting underlined the mandate bestowed on the Council by the leadership of both countries and set the framework for a comprehensive approach to significantly broaden and deepen the UAE - France economic ties by fast-tracking pragmatic and result-oriented programs and initiatives with an initial focus on Energy, Clean Energy and Climate Action, Transport & Logistics, ......read more
250 falcons see action on Day 1 of championship that will see more than 3,000 birds competing
Dubai - 31, January 2023: The inaugural ‘Mohammed bin Rashid Falconry Cup’, organised by Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC), kicked off to a strong start on Monday at Al Ruwayyah desert area in Dubai
The falconry championship named after the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai will run until February 15 and has drawn formidable participation from local, regional and international falconers.
Over 250 falcons raced on Day 1 (Jan 30) of the tournament that will see more than 3,000 birds from 700 top falconers competing in the falconry championship with a total prize pool of over Dh23 million.
“Falconry (known locally as Al Qanas) ......read more
• Despite a bogey on the 18th, the World Number One is in strong position to clinch a record-equalling third title in Dubai on Monday with a three-shot lead.
• England’s Dan Bradbury and Callum Shinkwin are tied in second at 12-under after carding 68 and 67 respectively.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29th January 2023: World Number One Rory McIlroy produced a stunning birdie blitz to put himself in a strong position to clinch his third Hero Dubai Desert Classic title, taking a three-shot lead into the final day.
In front of thousands of fans at the Emirates Golf Club, the four-time Major champion showed the competition why he is the top ranked player in the world with an impressive 65 to finish -7 for the day and -15 overall through three ......read more
Annual ride in aid of breast cancer awareness kicks off with its opening ceremony on the 4th February at at Al Heera Beach
Sharjah, January 31, 2023: The Pink Caravan Ride (PCR), an annual breast cancer awareness initiative of UAE-based Friends of Cancer Patients society has announced the official routes for the ride, set to commence its 11th edition on February 4th in conjunction with World Cancer Day. This journey of hope and courage will traverse the seven emirates, with the first day focusing on raising awareness for the most prominent and preventable types of cancer, including breast, skin, colon, prostate, testicular, childhood, and cervical cancer.
The ride will begin on February 4th in Sharjah and Ajman, with riders starting at Al Heera Beach in Sharjah, the official ......read more
• Innovative service package launched to enhance digital health services.
• World-class projects unveiled in cooperation with global companies.
• UAE health authorities showcase national projects at Emirates Health platform.
Dubai, January 31, 2023:
The UAE health authorities have launched a number of innovative health projects at the 48th edition of Arab Health 2023, which kicked off today at the Dubai World Trade Center and will run until February 2.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), the Department of Health—Abu Dhabi (DoH), and the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) are also showcasing a host of innovative initiatives under a single platform dubbed "Emirates Health," bringing together the three entities ......read more
Dubai – January 30, 2023: Dropbox, the US-based file hosting service provider, has signed a strategic partnership with TjDeeD Technology, a leading information technology solution provider in the MENA Region to offer Dropbox cloud storage and file-sharing solutions, including Dropbox, Dropbox Sign, and DocSend, to businesses in the MENA Region.
The partnership has been officially announced at the "Dropbox Inspire" event for partners and IT companies with the goal of introducing TjDeeD and expanding the network of partners in the UAE. Both companies are committed to providing comprehensive support and assistance for customers and partners in the UAE to ensure a smooth and successful implementation of the services this includes providing training, guidance, and technical ......read more
• ‘Green Jobs for Youth – Online Training and Mentoring’ is the inaugural program within Dubai Cares’ climate and education thematic focus area, which aims to position education and skilling as key to climate action
• The innovative program will focus on equipping youth with the knowledge, skills and training needed to lead the transition towards a green economy
Dubai, UAE, 29 January 2023: In its effort to champion education transformation for climate action, Dubai Cares, a civil society organization formally associated with the United Nations Department of Global Communications (UN DGC), signed a new partnership with the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens (BKMC) to launch the ‘Green Jobs for Youth – Online ......read more