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Making Home Entertainment Eco-conscious With LG

With Eco-friendly features, LG's OLED TV is the Perfect Choice for Customers and the Environment DUBAI, September 29, 2022 – There’s always ways to live a more sustainable lifestyle and ensuring we have a greener future, even when it comes to entertainment. In line with its commitment to protecting the planet and delivering a better life for all, LG Electronics (LG) offers LG OLED TVs with eco-friendly features to provide maximum user convenience at minimal cost to the Earth. Eco-Friendly Lifecycle Designed to be kinder to the environment from production to disposal, LG OLED TV minimizes its environmental impact at every stage of its lifecycle. Delivering the best results for both you and the environment, LG OLED TVs provide the outstanding viewing experience while using a smaller number of components and offering ......read more

GJC Felicitates Malabar Gold & Diamonds

All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC) felicitated Malabar Gold and Diamonds on being selected as the 6th largest jewellery group in the world, thereby taking an Indian brand to the world stage. MP Ahammed, Chairman, Malabar Group, O Asher, Managing Director - India Operations, Malabar Gold & Diamonds and A K Nishad, Director, B2B and Manufacturing (India), Malabar Gold & Diamonds, received the award from the Ashish Pethe, Chairman, GJC in presence of Saiyam Mehra, Vice Chairman, GJC , Nilesh Sobhawat and Sunil Podar, Directors GJC  at an event held in Mumbai.     

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Global Alliance on Green Economy launched during World Green Economy Summit in Dubai

The Global Alliance launched during a high-level ministerial roundtable with around 25 ministers and officials The Alliance aims to mobilise global support for green transformation Dubai, UAE, 28 September 2022: Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the World Green Economy Summit began today (September 28, 2022) at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The opening day of the Summit witnessed a ministerial roundtable on green economy. Around 25 ministers and officials from around the world were present. During the meeting, HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman of the World Green Economy Organization, and MD&CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA); launched the ‘Global Alliance on Green Economy’, which aims to build a ......read more

Sameer Garde to Become CEO of Capillary; Aneesh Reddy to serve as Vice Chairman & Managing Director

Dubai: September 28, 2022 – Capillary Technologies today announced that Co-founder and CEO Aneesh Reddy will transition to the role of Vice Chairman and Managing Director, and Sameer Garde, presently a Capillary Technologies Board Member and Independent Director, will become the Chief Executive Officer, effective from January 1st, 2023. Aneesh Reddy will continue in the Board of Capillary Technologies Ltd and guide the leadership team. Sameer will report to the Board of Capillary Technologies.  “It has been a great ride at Capillary over the last 14 years. During this time, we became one of the first SaaS companies in India to penetrate not only India but the wider Asian market, and also had the privilege to serve some of the largest customers globally, attracting marque investors along the way. I am delighted to ......read more

General Authority of Sports launches Specialized Diploma Programs to foster sports sector and leadership among athletic

UAE, September 28, 2022- The UAE Sports Sciences and Sports Medicine Center has launched two new diploma programs, ‘Comprehensive Sports Training Program’ and the ‘Future Sports Management Program’, to foster and empower the sports sector by nurturing athletes in technical and administrative fields. The announcement was made at a press conference held at the General Authority of Sports (GAS), which was attended by H.E Saeed Abdul Ghaffar, Secretary-General of the General Authority for Sports, as well as administrative officials from the Authority, the National Olympic Academy, and the UAE Center for Sports Sciences and Sports Medicine. The revelation came in accordance with the recently signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) among GAS, the National Olympic Academy, and the UAE Sports Sciences and Sports ......read more

Bentley's Dru Crawley Receives IBPSA-USA Award for Distinguished Achievement in Building Simulation and Is Elected President of IBPSA

Recognizes Distinguished Record of Contributing to Building Performance Simulation EXTON, Pa. – Sept. 28, 2022 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq: BSY), the infrastructure engineering software company, today announced that Dru Crawley, Bentley fellow and director of building performance research, received the IBPSA-USA Award for Distinguished Achievement in Building Simulation. It will be presented at the IBPSA-USA SimBuild conference. IBPSA-USA is the United States regional affiliate of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA). It advances and promotes the science of building simulation to improve the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of new and existing buildings in the United States. IBPSA was founded to advance and promote the science of building performance ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover Unveils Future Skills Programme To Train 29,000 For Modern Luxury, All-electric Future

• More than 60 per cent of Jaguar Land Rover and franchised retailer employees* around the world to be retrained to develop, manufacture and service modern luxury electric vehicles over the next three years • Majority of Jaguar Land Rover’s retail technicians to be trained in electrification this financial year - to tackle emerging skills gaps • More than 9,500 apprentices are in training across Jaguar Land Rover and its retailers, with hundreds more to be hired next year.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 September 2022: Jaguar Land Rover today announces a global upskilling drive, in a bid to train 29,000 people in the next three years for its connected and data capabilities, and to support the rapid transition to electrification.   The company’s Future Skills Programme will see ......read more

GAAS and AEROBAY Join Forces to Streamline MENA Aviation Parts Aftermarket

Partnership on Aerospace Assets expands geographical reach in the USM market   28 September 2022, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Global Advanced Aero Solutions (GAAS), a subsidiary of Al Shaheen Aviation Holding, and AEROBAY, the all-in-one spare parts marketplace for rotary & fixed wings, today announced the signature of a partnership in asset co-investment. Under the terms of this agreement, GAAS and AEROBAY will co-finance the acquisition of an impressive range of aerospace assets, including rotable inventories, engines, and complete helicopters and aircraft.   The agreement is the first partnership GAAS has entered into to invest in aerospace assets, enabling access across the region to a digital marketplace for aviation parts through AEROBAY’s e-commerce platform. The partnership serves to provide a strong ......read more

Galaxy A series' Fun Mode Hits Landmark of 2.5 Billion Usage

SEOUL, KOREA – September 28, 2022 – Samsung Electronics revealed that Fun Mode , a feature which integrates Snapchat’s AR Lenses  into the proprietary camera app of the Galaxy A series , has been used over 2.5 billion times  since it first launched in 2021. With Fun Mode, Galaxy A series users can take pictures and videos from the proprietary camera app, applying playful, quirky lenses to create any moment into a fun and unique content to share with your friends or upload on to your social media. Fun Mode is a result of Samsung and Snap’s vision to use the latest technology to provide enjoyable camera experiences. Fun Mode is powered by Snap’s Camera Kit, allowing businesses and developers to bring the power of Snap’s augmented reality into their own applications. Now, Fun Mode has also ......read more

Teammates Bryson Dechambeau and Anirban Lahiri Embrace Opportunities For Liv Golf's Global Growth Ahead Of Debut Event In Asia

LIV Golf Invitational Bangkok Takes Place October 7-9 at the All-New Stonehill   Bangkok, Thailand (September 28, 2022): LIV Golf makes its eagerly awaited Asian debut in Thailand next week, and the strength of the field set to play the LIV Golf Invitational Bangkok demonstrates the series’ commitment to the Asian region – and growing LIV Golf through a truly international calendar. Forty-eight of the world’s best golfers, including 12 major champions and four former world No. 1s, are set to tee off at the all-new Stonehill, the first stop in Asia this season ahead of a trip to Saudi Arabia for the LIV Golf Invitational Jeddah, the seventh of eight events this year. Tickets for the LIV Golf Invitational Bangkok, which takes place October 7-9, are available. General admission price for a single-day ......read more

ADQ and OIA Identify AED 30 Billion Worth of Investment Opportunities in Oman

• On the sidelines of the President’s visit, H.H. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, ADQ and OIA, discussed areas of joint investment collaboration    • ADQ and OIA recently entered into an AED 10 billion partnership to facilitate investments in the Sultanate of Oman   • ADQ and Oman Information, Communication and Technology Group (ITHCA) sign an MoU to establish an AED 592 million venture capital fund to invest in the Sultanate of Oman   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 28 September 2022: On the sidelines of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE’s, visit to Oman, ADQ, an Abu Dhabi-based investment and holding company, discussed a range of investment opportunities with Oman Investment Authority (OIA), across a variety of sectors aimed at ......read more

du Announces Uniform Design Competition for Emirati talent

Dubai, UAE, 28 September 2022: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), today announced an exclusive competition for Emirati designers to redesign and create new uniforms for staff at du’s retail stores across the UAE.  Winners of the competition will receive a cash prize of AED50,000 along with an opportunity to deliver an innovative and first-of-its-kind uniform collection for du stores across the country. The competition aims to elevate Emirati designers and reaffirm the brand's longstanding roots in maximizing  opportunities for homegrown talent.  Made to inspire optimism and transformation, new uniforms will introduce a fresh approach to du’s retail stores, crystallising a new chapter in the du brand’s journey to a digital-first telco. For more information, please ......read more

Pink Cooking Challenge 7th Edition

Dubai 26th September 2022, United Arab Emirates – Pink Cooking Challenge 7th edition Dr Rajul Matkar, a Dubai based well known obstetrician and gynecologist, is organizing the 7th edition of the Pink Cooking Challenge for Breast cancer awareness, an event happening on Saturday 15th October 2022  between 3pm to 6 pm at Rove Hotel Citywalk. This year the event will be  in person, and about 100 participants are expected to attend. The event will be attended by breast cancer survivors, influencers as well as participants in the cooking Challenge.  About Dr. Rajul Matkar Dr Rajul Matkar is a specialist Obstetrician and Gynecologist at Medstar Aesthetic and Multispeciality center Oud Metha, a dedicated multi-speciality center that aims to transform lives and heal with passion, compassion and commitment. Their ......read more

Ons Jabeur And Emma Raducanu Confirmed For Mubadala World Tennis Championship

Fresh from reaching the Wimbledon & US Open finals, World No. 2 Jabeur confirmed to face British No. 1 Raducanu this December in Abu Dhabi Tickets start from just AED 95 for adults and AED 45 for children to watch the female stars, as well as two male matches, on Day 1 of the Championship   Wednesday, 28 September 2022 - Abu Dhabi, UAE: World No. 2 Ons Jabeur, the first Arab to reach a Grand Slam final, will return to the UAE to defend her Mubadala World Tennis Championship crown in Abu Dhabi this December. Organisers have confirmed the Tunisian, who contested the US Open final earlier this month and reached the Wimbledon final two months earlier, will take on British No. 1 Emma Raducanu on Day 1 of the Championship, this 16 December. Last year, Jabeur became the first Arab to contest – and win – the ......read more

Dubai Airports' Statement (Mask Policy at DXB)

To be attributed to a Dubai Airports' spokesperson: Dubai Airports confirms that in line with directives of the Covid19 Control and Command Centre through the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, it is not mandatory for passengers to wear face masks at Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC) effective Wednesday, September 28, 2022.    Based on their specific requirements or the rules applicable at intermediate or final destinations, airlines can however request passengers to wear the face mask on board if deemed necessary.    The well-being of all our customers and staff is our topmost priority and Dubai Airports works closely with regulatory authorities, airlines and service partners to ensure a safe and healthy airport environment. (Ends)

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Air Cargo Priorities: Sustainability, Modernization, Safety & People

27 September 2022 (London) -- The International Air Transport Association (IATA) highlighted four priorities to build resilience and strengthen air cargo’s post-pandemic prospects.    The priorities, outlined at the 15th World Cargo Symposium (WCS), which opened in London today are:   • Achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050  • Continuing to modernize processes • Finding better solutions to safely carry lithium batteries • Making air cargo attractive to new talent    “Air cargo had a stellar year in 2021 achieving $204 billion in revenues. At present, however, social and economic challenges are mounting. The war in Ukraine has disrupted supply chains, jet fuel prices are high and economic volatility has slowed GDP growth. Despite this, there are ......read more

ADNOC Diadnoc Distribution Board Approves AED 1.285 Billion Interim Cash Dividend For First Six Months Of 2022 (10.285 Fils Per Share)

Company’s dividend policy sets a dividend of minimum AED 2.57 billion (20.57 fils per share) for full-year 2022 Final day for purchasing shares to fulfil eligibility for interim dividend payment is 5 October 2022 The policy reflects the company’s strong financial position and cash gen-eration ability   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 28 September 2022: ADNOC Distribution (ISIN: AEA006101017) (Symbol: ADNOCDIST), the UAE’s largest fuel and convenience retailer, announced today the approval of an interim dividend payment to shareholders for the first six months of 2022 of AED 1.285 billion (10.285 fils per share), equivalent to USD 350 million. This is the first payment of what is expected to be a full-year 2022 dividend payment of minimum AED 2.57 billion (20.57 fils per share), in line with the Company’s ......read more

IATA to Trial CO2 Emission Calculator for Air Cargo with Etihad

27 September 2022 (London) – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) will be trialing a CO2 emissions calculation tool specifically developed for cargo flights together with Etihad Airways.  To effectively manage and report on sustainability progress, the entire value chain – shippers, forwarders, investors and regulators – along with consumers are asking for reliable and trustworthy data calculations. This trial will provide a valuable proof of concept for the cargo component of the IATA CO2 Connect carbon calculator. IATA has been successfully providing IATA CO2 Connect for passenger flights since June this year, with actual fuel burn data of 57 aircraft types representing ~98% of the active global passenger fleet . By using airline specific data on fuel burn and load factors, it is the most ......read more

HBMSU's ‘Annual Gathering 2022' brings together learners and alumni marking 20 years of excellence

Mansoor Al Awar: We are committed to restructuring higher education and build on two decades of academic and cognitive excellence and pioneering smart learning. The first post-pandemic meeting bore witness to the launch of H-Preneurs platform to empower learners and alumni in the field of entrepreneurship. September 27, 2022 – The Learners Relationship Management Department (LRM) of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) organized the ‘Annual Gathering 2022’ welcoming new learners into a new academic year and celebrating the graduates at the first physical annual gathering after the pandemic. The gathering, held at HBMSU’s campus, was chaired by His Excellency Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, and was attended by faculty members, administrative officials, ......read more

MBRF holds panel discussion titled ‘Linguistic Identity in a Changing World' to bolster Arabic language usage on digital platforms

Dubai, UAE, 26 September 2022 – The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) organized a virtual panel discussion titled ‘Linguistic Identity in a Changing World’, which was held under the ‘Bil Arabi’ initiative launched by the MBRF. The initiative aims at strengthening the position of Arabic language and motivating Arabs to communicate in the mother tongue on online platforms. It has been implemented to develop the knowledge role of Arabic in the Arabic community and in the international community as well. Dr. Sawsan Al-Abtah, professor of Islamic civilization at the Arabic Language Department at the Lebanese University in Beirut and writer for Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper, and Nabil Suleiman, writer and novelist participated in the panel with journalist Hussein Darwish moderating the ......read more

Emirates Literature Foundation Opens 2023 Edition Of Competitions For Students

Emirates NBD Poetry For All, the Chevron Readers’ Cup, the Royal Grammar School Guildford Dubai Children’s Letter Writing Competition and the Oxford University Press Story Writing Competition, open for entries Dubai, September 27, 2022: Emirates Literature Foundation has announced that their competitions for schools are now open for 2023, celebrating champion readers, storytellers, poetry performers and the craft of fine handwriting. Students with a talent for poetry performance can showcase their interpretation of a favourite poem in the Emirates NBD sponsored ‘Poetry For All’, while young writers can show off their writing skills in the Oxford University Press Story Writing Competition and their beautiful penmanship in the Royal Grammar School (RGS) Guildford Dubai Children’s Letter Writing Competition. ......read more

IGCF 2022: Nama's Inspiring Sessions To Highlight Women's Achievements and Challenges In Public and Professional Domains

NAMA’s Inspirational Eve platform will organise panel discussions and inspirational talks to underscore its actions and achievements so far Sharjah, September 27, 2022: NAMA Women Advancement (NAMA) and its affiliates, Sharjah Business Women Council and Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council, will spotlight the power of good government communication in expanding the scope of women’s expertise in various domains during the 11th annual International Government Communication Forum (IGCF 2022) on September 28 - 29 at Expo Centre Sharjah.  NAMA will bring together businesswomen and female entrepreneurs at its Inspirational Eve platform to shed light on the challenges and accomplishments of women in the public and professional spheres. At this platform, NAMA will also host inspiring sessions and speeches that address ways ......read more

Middle East Airlines Adopts Sita's Cloud-based Baggage Reconciliation System To Boost Efficiency At Rafic Hariri International Airport -Beirut

Agile cloud systems that increase operational efficiency and reliability have helped expand the airport’s capacity to handle nine million bags per year    BEIRUT – 27 September 2022 – SITA and Middle East Airlines – Air Liban (MEA) have renewed a technology contract and moved the airport's baggage reconciliation system (BRS) at Rafic Hariri International Airport - Beirut to the cloud, increasing operational efficiency. By adopting this technology, the airport and airline's operational costs will plummet with the server-less design that avoids on-site interventions to refresh, upgrade, maintain, and support multiple obsolete devices, such as servers.   By installing SITA Bag Manager’s cloud solution, the airport will have the capability to process around 9 million bags per ......read more

Art Season Begins With New Exhibition, Artist Talks, Folklore Workshops And More At Jameel Arts Centre

New exhibitions Exhibition: An Ocean in Every Drop September 22, 2022- April 2, 2023 Galleries Water is a force that produces history, culture, language and social relations. Bodies of water shape human development, sustain trade and empire, and offer means of escape and refuge. The belief in water as the wellspring of life is a tale as old as time itself, held in memories written and recited, from the ancient Greeks and Egyptians, to the indigenous North American origin story of Turtle Island, to the Bible and the Holy Quran. Over time, much has shifted in our understanding of water. Currently, water is in crisis; simultaneously scarce, through drought, and threateningly over-abundant, through floods and rising sea levels. How can we understand this life force through its production of myth and its anchoring of spiritual ......read more

Making the Best Out of Classroom Learning with LG ProBeam

The LG ProBeam Projector, an Innovative Technology Projecting Super Clear Imagery, is the Go-to Tool for Any Classroom   DUBAI, September 27, 2022 – For teachers, one of the most important things is the way to present knowledge and information to students. Teachers need the tools and support that will help clearly relay their messages and make sure they effectively reach their students. One of these crucial tools is the projector used in the classroom, which LG Electronics’ (LG) specializes in. The LG ProBeam projector eliminates any quality obstacles that can get in the way of students’ ability to engage with what is being displayed on the screen. Different studies mention that people learn better when they are visually engaged; as a result, the reliance of clear, high quality visual support is integral ......read more

Emirates Motor Company Sees First AMG-only Service Weekend

27 September 2022, Abu Dhabi – Emirates Motor Company, the authorized general distributor for Mercedes-Benz in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, recently conducted an AMG service weekend at its newly expanded, state-of-the-art service center located on the Airport Showroom in Abu Dhabi. The new facility covers an area of 13,500 square feet, and due to this huge expansion, the service center can now accommodate up to 18 cars at any given time. The workshop has undergone a comprehensive renovation in line with Emirates Motor Company's commitment to giving its clients the best possible service. Visitors to the showroom may see the workshop in its entirety, providing complete visibility and allowing customers to see the high caliber of work being undertaken. To celebrate the expansion of the ultra-modern service center, EMC recently ......read more

Ogilvy PR Launches Global Business Influence Offer

UAE, 27th September 2022: Ogilvy PR has launched a new Business Influence offering that will enable clients to access the burgeoning Influence business economy at the B2B level. The new offer, led by Global Head of Influence Rahul Titus, will help clients access and leverage credible industry authorities to help build brand awareness and reputation, facilitate relationships and improve employee engagement. Ogilvy PR is already using the new offer with clients including IBM, Samsung Business and Vodafone Business to build their Business Influence campaigns globally.  “Using Influence in Business is not new; but many businesses have only been utilising a small portion of its potential and focused on the conversion stage. Extending Business Influence impact across an end-to-end business landscape unlocks exponential value that ......read more

Tanishq Takes “Every Woman A Diamond” Global

Tanishq Celebrates Women from the Region in its new campaign   27th September 2022, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Reiterating the significance of the region, Tanishq has launched its highly acclaimed ‘Every Woman a Diamond’ campaign in the UAE. Designed to celebrate today’s woman in all her glory, the campaign emphasizes the idea that one can find the extraordinary in the everyday life journey of every woman.  Featuring real women from different walks of life showcasing their sparkle, the campaign captures different relatable facets of their life, highlighting how every woman is special, how every woman deserves to be celebrated and how every woman inspires.  The UAE campaign, which went live this month, celebrates incredible women, including familiar and extraordinary local personalities. ......read more

Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation Supports Emirati Artist Maitha Abdalla's Solo Exhibition in London

‘INT. The Body – Sunrise’ exhibition will run from 11 October to 16 October 2022 at Cromwell Place, London, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, September 27, 2022: As part of its mission to support the talents and ambitions of promising Emirati artists, the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) is supporting the upcoming solo art exhibition by Maitha Abdalla, the first Emirati artist to participate in the An Effort Art Residency programme in London. The new exhibition, titled ‘INT. The Body – Sunrise’, is set to take place between 11-16 October 2022 at Cromwell Place, London. The exhibition marks the culmination of Abdalla’s three-month An Effort residency in London's Soho district, supported by ADMAF. An Effort supports artists who, either through their messaging or their ......read more

The Biggest Football Stars Who Have Played in the UAE

Football is a popular sport in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates. Residents enjoy watching the top European leagues, but the country also has its own elite professional league called the UAE Pro League. The league was founded in 1973 and features 14 professional teams. In recent years, investment in the league and improved performances have attracted some of the game's biggest names. We look at some of the top players to have plied their trade in the UAE Pro League. Al-Nasr SC Al-Nasr SC is considered the oldest club in the UAE. It was founded in 1945 and has 15 major trophies to its name. Back in 2018, the club signed Yohan Cabaye from Crystal Palace, where he had spent three seasons in the Premier League. The Frenchman spent a further three years in the Premier League with Newcastle United and won three Ligue 1 titles and ......read more

Imam Turki Bin Abdullah Royal Nature Reserve Development Authority (ITBA) Participates in Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition

With a unique, cutting-edge-technological pavilion Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, September 26, 2022: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region, Imam Turki Bin Abdullah Royal Nature Reserve Development Authority (ITBA), the second largest reserve in Saudi Arabia, is taking part in the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX), the largest of its kind in the region, set to take place between September 26th - October 2nd 2022. “ADIHEX provides a unique platform to showcase our objectives, vision, services, and cultural heritage. Additionally, it will offer rich networking opportunities with new agents and partners, as well as industry experts and specialists from various countries. This allows us to boost our strategic ......read more

Etihad Rail Moves To A Self-operating Model After Concluding Knowledge Transfer Programme For The UAE National Railway Network With Deutsche Bahn

• The programme which started in 2013, involved the knowledge transfer across railway operations, operations control centres, maintenance of rolling stock, development of the operating rules and regulations, has now completed ahead of time • Etihad Rail DB handled the operation for Stage One of the UAE National Rail Network since 2016 in line with highest levels of quality, safety, punctuality and customer satisfaction • The joint venture of Etihad Rail DB was accredited as the UAE’s first heavy rail operator   Abu Dhabi, UAE - 26 September 2022: Etihad Rail has concluded, ahead of schedule, the knowledge transfer programme with Deutsche Bahn (DB), Europe's largest railway operator and infrastructure owner. The partnership between the two organizations, oversaw the establishment of the joint ......read more

Department Of Statistics And Community Development Launches Sharjah Census 2022 Reminding Every National And Resident ‘You Count'

DSCD’s biggest public census to date will provide Sharjah’s policy making and developmental strategies with latest statistical data on families, workforce, housing and other infrastructure       ● Mohammed bin Humaid Al Qasimi: Census will help identify segments supported by the government which would enhance planning to support all community components   ● Sultan bin Abdullah bin Salem Al Qasimi: Sharjah has a comprehensive statistical ecosystem and a solid infrastructure that guarantee the accuracy of the census     Sharjah,26 September 2022: In line with the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, to continually enhance quality of life in the emirate by fulfilling the ......read more

Charles Simon Disrupts Watch Industry With Innovative Accessories.

The line of handmade watch accessories uniquely blends cutting edge engineering with traditional craftsmanship. Charles Simon, the Canadian luxury accessories designer, advances the watch market with a collection of high quality watch accessories. The product line innovatively combines modern engineering methods with traditional craftsmanship and boldly minimalist design. The cofounders Charles G Tremblay and Simon Maltais applied their backgrounds in engineering to develop watch accessories that exhibit an uncompromising devotion to quality and design-driven functionality. “When we started this project, we knew that in order to make an impact in a space as established and time-honored as horology, we would have to go above and beyond”, Tremblay explains, “Our engineering experience allows us to find ......read more

BOCA Partners with Goshopia to Create Sustainable Uniforms for its Guest Relations team

BOCA´s New Sustainable Uniform is as Chic as it Gets   DUBAI, UAE – SEPTEMBER 2022: - BOCA, the Dubai restaurant that has been pioneering in the field of sustainability, has found a way to incorporate their values into their uniforms thanks to Goshopia.   THE STORY The award-winning restaurant approached Goshopia with an idea: to create a line of uniforms that are made from sustainable material and sourced responsibly, different to what was available in the market and would fit the demanding needs of a restaurant operation.   Goshopia is the leader of slow and sustainable fashion in the region. From the initial focus on fashion, the platform has grown to also offer accessories, beauty, home décor and soon corporate gifting. All following their 3S’s or core values: ● Slow ......read more

MEBAA Show 2022 Set To Welcome New International Exhibitors As Business Aviation Continues To Grow

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 26 September 2022 – The global private jet market is projected to reach $39.84 billion in 20251, up 54% from $25.87 billion in 2021, and the Middle East market – specifically the GCC region – is representing a major part of that. A new report from Global Jet Capital forecasts new and pre-owned private aircraft transactions through 2026 are expected to increase at an average annual rate of 1.5%. With growth and innovation increasing in business aviation, key industry players are excited to be signing up to attend MEBAA Show 2022. The event is set to be the most impressive edition to date, with a re-defined and revitalised program to take networking to a new level and drive the business aviation industry forward.  Several regional and global players have already confirmed ......read more

Take A Deep Dive Into Bernhard H. Mayer's Latest Watch, the Wave Breaker

QNET's luxury Swiss watch brand introduces its first diving watch to its men's collection Dubai; September 26, 2022 - QNET's luxury Swiss brand, Bernhard H. Mayer, plunges into the deep ocean realm with its new dive watch, the Wave Breaker. Equally suited to a night on the town or a day at the shore, the Wave Breaker sports the robust functionality of a diving watch, paired with the elegant aesthetic of a classic men’s timepiece.  Orange is the new black Purposeful, high-performance, and spectacular: the Wave Breaker follows in Bernhard H. Mayer's long tradition of masterfully crafted wristwatches made with today’s thrill-seekers and adventurers in mind.  Eye-catching vibrant orange applied indices and hour markers contrast brilliantly against a matte black dial – lending a sense of ......read more

Fyne Jewellery Re-launches The Stargazing Collection

An ethical and sustainable collection co-designed with Reem & Natalya Kanj For the minimalist at heart. Fyne jewellery, the Middle East’s first contemporary fine jewellery brand that uses conflict-free lab grown diamonds, has once again teamed up with Lebanese entrepreneurs Reem and  Natalya Kanj to re-launch and introduce two new dreamy, delicate and earth-inspired pieces to the Stargazing collection. After the successful launch of the collection in June 2021, which was available for a limited time only, the Stargazing collection is now back by popular demand with new pieces that pay tribute to the stars and sky. Inspired by consciousness, the collaboration started as a fusion of Fyne’s core sustainability values and pledge to protect planet earth. The curated capsule collection of highly desirable fine ......read more

Bodour Al Qasimi Addresses Delegates At The Third Meeting Of The World Book Capital Network In Wroclaw, Poland

The IPA President shared her support for the signing of the WBCN Charter and applauded the efforts of member cities to promote literary culture. Wroclaw, Poland 26 September, 2022 – Bodour Al Qasimi, President of the IPA has been in Wroclaw, Poland to meet with representatives of the World Book Capital Network (WBCN) and to participate in the signing of the WBCN Charter.  The first meeting of the network was held at the House of Wisdom in Sharjah last year and was attended by 16 representatives from most of the UNESCO-designated World Book Capital cities. Since this productive first gathering, the World Book Capital Network has met in Tbilisi, Georgia and now Wroclaw.  The network has been established with the support of UNESCO and former World Book Capital (WBC) cites to help support prospective World Book ......read more

ISO Annual Meeting 2022 In Abu Dhabi Ends With Call To Harmonize Standards To Drive Positive, Sustainable Global Change

Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology calls on standardization bodies to build on outcomes and takeaways of the ISO Annual Meeting 2022 Egypt, Brazil, Costa Rica and Italy join ISO Council, Dr. Sung Hwan Cho announced as President-elect More than 5,300 delegates took part in over 30 thematic sessions and workshops exploring how standards can support trade, economic growth, and climate action Abu Dhabi, UAE: 24 September 2022 – The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Annual Meeting 2022, hosted by the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT), concluded in Abu Dhabi. More than 5,300 delegates participated, physically and virtually, in thematic sessions exploring how international standards can be improved and leveraged to support climate action, trade growth and sustainable economic ......read more

Minister of Climate Change and Environment Highlights UAE's Climate Action, Food Security Efforts at 77th Session of UN General Assembly in New York

UAE joins High Ambition Coalition to End Plastic Pollution Dubai-UAE: 25 September, 2022 – Her Excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, participated in the 77th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York as part of the UAE delegation, led by His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.  During the global gathering, she highlighted the country’s efforts in sustainable development, climate action, and food security, and explored new synergies in this space with other countries in the run-up to the 28th UN Climate Change Conference (COP28) that the UAE will host in 2023. At the event, the UAE joined the High Ambition Coalition (HAC) to End Plastic Pollution that aims to eliminate plastic pollution ......read more

Torrente Keeps Grip On Title Race As Zandbergen Claims Maiden Victory In Italy

Team Abu Dhabi duo join Sharjah Team rookie on podium after another day of Grand Prix drama   San Nazzaro, Italy 25th September, 2022: Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente took another step towards a third UIM F1H2O World Championship crown today as Sharjah Team’s Ferdinand Zandbergen recorded a memorable victory in the Grand Prix of Italy.   Torrente’s third place just adrift of team-mate Thani Al Qemzi in San Nazzaro means he now holds a 17-point championship lead over the Emirati, with two deciding rounds to follow in Sharjah in December.   For the second time in 24 hours, the technically demanding Po River circuit produced a string of casualties, with only eight of the 12 starters completing the 40-lap race.   After his convincing victory in yesterday’s Grand Prix of ......read more

95th Mahzooz Draw Sees 1,381 Participants Take Home A Total Prize Money Of Aed 1,774,600

  • Lucky numbers are 5, 6, 11, 34, 39 • 22 winners shared 2nd prize of AED 1,000,000   United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 25 September 2022: More fortunes changed at the 95th Mahzooz weekly draw, which took place on Saturday 24 September, and witnessed 1,381 participants take home AED 1,774,600 in prize money. Operated by EWINGS, Mahzooz, the leading weekly draw in the UAE has created 28 multi-millionaires and over 190,000 winners in a span of two years.   As many as 22 participants matched four out of five numbers and shared the second prize of AED 1,000,000 securing AED 45,454 each. 1,356 other winners matched three out of five numbers and received the third prize of AED 350 each.   As always, the weekly raffle draw saw three participants share AED 300,000 among them. The lucky winners ......read more

Free Gourmet Coffee For The First 25 Diners At Le Gourmet On 1st Oct

Head to breakfast at Le Gourmet at Galeries Lafayette on October 1st and get a free Boon coffee as a special gesture to celebrate World Coffee Day. But get in there early as there’s only 25 free gourmet coffees up for grabs!  In case you’re a late riser, you can still find Boon’s amazing selection of beans at Le Gourmet’s food hall. Enjoy Boon’s unique, well-rounded flavor and full-bodied finish and choose from ground blends, super-convenient coffee bags and now their new espresso capsules.  For added convenience, you can even order online at https://galerieslafayette.ae/le-gourmet Le Gourmet is located on the 2nd level of Galeries Lafayette, The Dubai Mall.

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Samsung Electronics Announces New Environmental Strategy

SEOUL, Korea – September 25, 2022 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced its new environmental strategy, a comprehensive effort to join global efforts to tackle climate change. It includes commitments to achieve enterprise-wide net zero carbon emissions and plans to use more renewable energy, as well as to invest in and research new technologies to develop energy-efficient products, increase water reuse and develop carbon capture technology. At the heart of the new commitment is achieving net zero carbon emissions (Scope 1 & Scope 2) for all operations in the Device eXperience (DX) Division by 2030, and across all global operations, including the Device Solutions (DS) Division, by 2050. The DX Division encompasses the company’s consumer electronics businesses, including Mobile eXperience, Visual Display, ......read more

Mexico and Costa Rica Explore Cooperation in Culture and Knowledge Sectors With Sharjah

Official representatives from the two nations visit headquarters of the Sharjah Book Authority  Ahmed al Ameri: “Sharjah is the window through which the world views Emirati and Arab cultural achievements.” Luis Alfonso de Alba: “Sharjah has a prestigious standing among the world’s top cultural cities.” Ruben Sales: “We look forward to harnessing Sharjah’s expertise in book industry development.”   Sharjah, September 24, 2022: HE Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Ameri, Chairman of Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), recently welcomed HE Luis Alfonso de Alba Góngora, Ambassador of Mexico to the UAE, to discuss the ongoing preparations marking the celebration of Sharjah as Guest of Honour at the upcoming 36th edition of the Guadalajara International Book Fair in November ......read more

Kalyan Silks' 6th Showroom in UAE Inaugurated in Sharjah by Prithviraj Sukumaran

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.          Speaking on the occasion ......read more

Team Abu Dhabi Star Tops Qualifying With Dramatic Late Surge

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 world champion, Jonas Andersson, Team Abu ......read more

Codebreakers Wanted! Unlock The Bremont Vault

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.  

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Mohammed Bin Rashid Library The “towards An Active Role For Public Libraries In Community Service” Seminar

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 Saleh, Vice President of AFLI; and Mr. Ayub Khan, ......read more