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Malabar Gold & Diamonds partners with NBF for the second NBF Fujairah Run

Dubai, UAE, October 20, 2018:   The National Bank of Fujairah PJSC (NBF) has secured sponsorship from Malabar Gold & Diamonds for the second year running, significantly strengthening the offering and profile of this year’s NBF Fujairah Run, which is taking place on Friday 23rd November.  Mr. Shamlal Ahamed, Managing Director – International Operations of Malabar Gold & Diamonds, stated that the partnership was a way for the company to continue contributing to the growth of running in the UAE and to help inspire the next generation to embrace health and fitness. We are glad that the event is becoming a celebrated event in the UAE. Now in its second year, the run is taking place across a range of distances, age groups and abilities, with the highlight being the addition of an 11km trail run, ......read more

Roger Dubuis opens a new boutique in Monaco

A new surge of adrenalin in Monaco Dubai, UAE, October 20, 2018:  In summer 2018, a new Roger Dubuis store has opened in the world-famous principality of Monaco. Over the past year, the watchmaker has been accompanied by the roar of Lamborghini engines, so it is only fitting that it should take up residence on Le Rocher – the “Rock” – an iconic luxury destination and the birthplace of the car industry. This also brings Roger Dubuis geographically close to its partner Pirelli, which every year transforms the town with its cult weekend of pure adrenalin for motorsports enthusiasts, while offering new and exciting experiences for its clientele. Disruptive material Within this 27 sqm space, Roger Dubuis emphasizes duality with an asymmetric beige silk rug on a polished concrete floor, walls in raw ......read more

ICAGE-15 advancing laparoscopic supra-cervical hysterectomy skills of the UAE-based Gynecologists

Dubai, October 20, 2018:   International Consensus Meeting, ICAGE-15, organised by Dr. Rajesh Devassy in cooperation with Dubai London Clinic and Prof. Dr. Rudy Leon De Wilde as a scientific chairperson, was held today in Dubai. Continuously providing live education experiences to the UAE based Gynecologists on minimal-access surgery, this 15th edition of workshop & symposium focused on Hysterectomy procedure, covering Myoma, Endometriosis and Revisiting Indications.  Over 50 attendees participated in depth clinical discussions, theoretical and didactic lectures and have observed live laparoscopic supra-cervical hysterectomy, crucial for further development of the skills and quality of minimal access surgery techniques amongst the Gynecologists in the UAE. ICAGE-15 brought to life the first ever live surgery ......read more

Metito Showcases Pioneering Water Technologies at WETEX Dubai

Metito to display and perform real-time demonstrations of water technologies during the exhibition Dubai, UAE, October 20, 2018:  Underlining its strong commitment to consistently develop sustainable water solutions bridging the gap between water supply and demand, Metito, a global provider of intelligent water management solutions, is participating for the second time at this year’s 3rd edition of Dubai Solar Show, part of Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) on 23-25 October 2018 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. During the exhibition Metito will be introducing and performing live demonstrations for a number of pioneering sustainable water tech solutions, ranging from engineered membranes to water quality monitoring systems, all focused on offering more sustainable ......read more

8 Jours Grande Taille a modern take on a classic timepiece

Dubai, UAE, October 20, 2018:  Eberhard & Co's new take on the elegant and classic 8 Jours manually-wound watch that offers whole 8 days of power reserve is the memorable 8 Jours Grande Taille.   Although preserving the same basic dial layout with seconds sub-dial at 6 o’clock and the power reserve indicator at 9 o’clock, the watch is slighly larger in heft to accommodate the power reservve and achieve an overall more modern appearance.   The watch is powered by the reworked ETA Peseux 7001 hand-wound movement, squeezes in an add-on module that adds a power reserve functionality and provide some living space for the second spring barrel that houses a spring 125 centimeters (almost 50 inches!) in length.   The Eberhard 8 Jours Grande Taille, comes packed in an elegant 41 mm case, ......read more

Golden Bridge Titane Dlc: The Clash Of The Titans

 Back in black: the Golden Bridge returns in no less than six new modern, exclusive editions, decorated entirely in black. The first two are unveiled today, revealing a powerful and modern new look for this icon which was first presented forty short years ago. Dubai, UAE, October 20, 2018:   Fashions change, yet the Golden Bridge remains. A unique piece that has gone against the trends since its creation in 1980, today it has been reinvented in six architectural versions with an original aesthetic design. They will be gradually revealed over the next few months, but the first two have been unveiled today.  The pervasive presence of a black DLC treatment on its case, bezel, and buckle forms the basis of the design. All of these components stand out with their depth, allowing for a stunning contrast with the ......read more

FERG organizes football tournament for 16 exchange houses in the UAE

Players raise awareness on breast cancer by wearing pink wrist bands  Dubai. UAE – 20 October, 2018:   A few days separate us from the Dubai Fitness Challenge 2018, the initiative launched by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council, which aims to attract 1 million participants this year. In support of the initiative, The Foreign Exchange and Remittance Group (FERG), a consortium of businesses engaged in the foreign exchange and remittance industry organized ‘Soccer Fest 2018’, a first of its kind football tournament featuring teams from 16 exchange houses in the UAE.   The tournament, which aimed to encourage employees of exchange houses to take on the Dubai Fitness Challenge 2018 and prepare them physically for it, ......read more

Etisalat surprises visitors with revolutionary technologies and innovations at GITEX Technology Week 2018

Etisalat enriches visitors experience with live 5G and showcases for the first time 5G download speeds highlighting speed comparison between 4G & 5G networks  Etisalat supports innovation in UAE and launches the Future Now initiative to enhance collaboration in various technologies with emerging companies and IoT developers worldwide Etisalat is making its 5G capabilities through the world’s first robotics system to contribute to the advancement of healthcare in UAE Etisalat brings the world’s pioneers of automotive industry to support the transport sector showing the  Pop.Up Next  Etisalat harnesses technological capabilities to serve people and enhances shopping experience through the world’s first ‘Robomart’ mobile grocery store Etisalat introduces cutting-edge business ......read more

Dubai Customs to participate in ‘A Week Without Service Centers' initiative

Dubai – 20 October 2018:   Dubai Customs announced its participation in the “A Week Without Service Centers” initiative in which it will only accept payments through smart channels between October 21 and October 25, 2018. The week-long initiative, led by the Dubai Government’s Department of Finance (DOF) under the directives of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, aims to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world by raising awareness about the benefits of using smart services and systems to process payments and transactions. Mohammed Ibrahim Al Hashmi, Director of Financial Department commented: “ "Following a positive response to the ‘A Day Without Service Centers’ last year, we are ......read more

DP World, UAE Region Wins Terminal Operator of the Year at Maritime Standards Awards

Regional trade enabler gains further recognition for its role as industry leader in the Middle East Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 October, 2018:  Regional trade enabler DP World, UAE Region has been recognised for its industry leading services and practices at this year’s Maritime Standard Awards, winning the Terminal Operator of the Year category. The award was received by Joost Kruijning, SVP & COO, Ports and Terminals Division, DP World, UAE Region on behalf of the company during a gala ceremony attended by industry leaders from shipping companies, ports, terminal operators and others in the sector.  Abdulla Bin Damithan, Chief Commercial Officer, DP World, UAE Region presented The Maritime Standard Personality of the Year Award to Ali Shehab, Deputy CEO, the Kuwait Oil Tanker Company. DP ......read more

UAE - India Economic Forum 2018 to focus on advancing strategic relations and bilateral trade

The Forum serves as a platform to further enhance UAE-India relations and discuss business and growth opportunities among the countries   DUBAI – October 20, 2018:   The fourth edition of the annual UAE-India Economic Forum (UIEF), being staged in Dubai on October 24, 2018, is poised to explore the strengthening ties and bilateral trade relations between the two countries.    The UIEF is supported by the Telangana Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The Forum, to be held at Habtoor Grand Resort in Dubai, will bring together over 350 delegates from the UAE and India.   The UIEF represents a new dawn in the multifaceted economic relationship between both the countries that share a vision to project the current US$ 40 billion bilateral trade to ......read more

Motiongate Dubai's Fright Nights Offers Something for Everyone this Halloween

Come experience our family friendly Halloween during the day then watch the park transform at night with our 2 scare zones and live-acted ‘SAW’ Maze from 18th of October to 3rd of November Dubai, 20 October 2018: MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, the region’s largest Hollywood-inspired theme park, is the go-to destination this October for Halloween. The park will transform into a ghoulish paradise after dark, with its 2 zombies scare zones and all new SAW Maze every weekend from 18th of October to 3rd of November.   Debuting for the very first time in the UAE and the region, the true-to-film SAW Maze brings to life the terrifying tests and iconic traps from Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures’ blockbuster SAW films, one of the most successful horror franchises ever, grossing nearly $1 Billion at the worldwide box ......read more

Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi Wins Top Accolades for Best Destination Campaign Film

DCT Abu Dhabi recognised in two categories at the International Tourism Film Festival Maldives  Abu Dhabi, 20 October 2018:   The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has been awarded two top honours at the International Tourism Film Festival Maldives (ITFFM) for its ‘Your Extraordinary Story’ destination brand campaign.  The winners of the 2018 ITFFM awards were announced this week at a prestigious three-day event, which was held at the Sun Siyam Iru Fushi resort, in the South Asian country, with DCT Abu Dhabi picking up the overall winner Grand Prix prize, as well as winning in the Best Tourism Destination (Cities) Film category.  The accolades follow similar success for the emirate’s destination campaign in July this year, when DCT Abu Dhabi won in the ......read more

Dubai Police launch Future Societies 5.0: world's smartest force announce 2019 AI summit that will promote safer, happier policing across the world

Announced today at GITEX Technology Week, the two-day event will foster global collaboration amongst law enforcement agencies across all aspects of AI policing Dubai, UAE, October 20, 2018:   Dubai Police have today announced plans for Future Societies 5.0: a summit of AI-led policing that aims to become the premier platform for inter-force technological advancement.     Managed by Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) and taking place April 22-23, 2019, Future Societies 5.0 will be the region’s first dedicated AI law enforcement event directly addressing how digital technology can allow international police forces to establish securer, safer societies through innovations such as AI surveillance, predictive policing and the deployment of robot officers.    Artificial Intelligence (AI) will ......read more

The first-ever BMW X7

The BMW X7 is the first car to fuse the presence, exclusivity and spaciousness of a luxury model with the agile and versatile driving properties expected of a Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV).   A new dimension in luxury: The first BMW X7 combines the presence, exclusivity and spaciousness of a luxury car with the versatile, agile driving properties of a Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV). Production will take place at BMW Plant Spartanburg (USA). Market launch will be March 2019. The largest BMW X model is 5,151 millimetres in length, 2,000 millimetres wide and 1,805 millimetres tall, and has a wheelbase of 3,105 millimetres. Its clear and precise design language spans a punchy, extremely prominent front end, large windows, high ground clearance, a long roofline and a two-section split tailgate. Exclusive detailing includes ......read more

Dubai Outlet Mall Presents ‘The Gift of Life' Blood Donation Drive in Association with Dubai Blood Donation Centre

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (October 20, 2018) -   As part of its CSR joint initiatives towards building a healthy community, Dubai Outlet Mall, the ultimate value shopping destination and division of Al Ahli Holding Group, will host ‘The Gift of Life’ blood donation drive. Administered by Dubai Blood Donation Center, a part of Dubai Health Authority, the initiative will be conducted on the 22nd October, Monday 1:00pm to 7:00pm at the Dubai Outlet Mall’s Center Court parking area.   The mall encourages visitors, staff and tenants to join forces in this generous act of giving back to the community. Volunteers must be 16 years of age and above, weigh a minimum of 50kgs and be free from any contagious diseases such as cold, flu, cold sores or symptoms of infection. It is also advised to consume a ......read more

Lufthansa Group buys more new generation short- and medium-haul aircraft

27 Airbus A320neo and A321neo options converted into firm orders Total investment according to list price of about 3 billion US dollars A total of 149 "Neos" for the Lufthansa Group are ordered  Dubai, UAE, October 20, 2018:  The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has approved the purchase of 27 short- and medium-haul aircraft. Purchase options for 24 Airbus A320neo and three A321neo will be converted into firm orders. With this decision, the Lufthansa Group is reacting to the positive market and earnings development and thus ensuring the necessary fleet size in the coming years. The total investment of this order amounts to a list price of about three billion US dollars. This increases the total number of A320neo and A321neo orders to 149 for the Group, 13 of them are already operating with ......read more

Young Emirati Racer Represents UAE on International Podium

Mohamed Al Mutawaa Al Shehhi finished on the Podium at the 6th Round of the French Peugeot Sport 208 Rallye Cup in Cardabelles Dubai, UAE, October 20, 2018:   Abu Dhabi Racing’s Junior Rally Driver Mohamed Al Mutawaa Al Shehhi, finished on the Podium at the 6th Round of the French Peugeot Sport 208 Rallye Cup in Cardabelles, France.    The Young Emirati racer has competed in multiple International Championships over the past 10 years, from karting, single seaters, touring cars, GT cars and has now been working to conquer the rallying world. Amongst his many achievements, Mohamed has won the Middle East Rally Championship for juniors and competed in the Junior World Rally Championship and was recently in the top 5 in Rallye Mont Blanc last month. Commenting on his achievement, Al Mutawaa said ......read more

Eberhard & Co. Presents Scafograf 100

Dubai, UAE, October 20, 2018:  Following the success of the past few years with the introduction of the Scafograf 300 and Scafograf GMT, Eberhard & Co. is now expanding the collection with a more feminine version, a new model dedicated to the sporty, dynamic and sophisticated woman.   Animated by an automatic movement in a 38 mm steel case with a polished, satin finish, the new Scafograf 100 retains some of the features of the historic collection of diving models combined with more feminine elements. The ceramic 3D bezel has a faceted finish with relief effect, in a white or chocolate colour matching the two mother-of-pearl dial versions on which luminescent applied markers stand out.   The steel caseback is screw-tightened and customised with the engraving of a stylised starfish, a historical design that ......read more

Happy Anniversary – Celebrating 30 years of the Regulator!

Limited anniversary edition of the Flying Regulator Open Gear   Dubai, UAE, October 20, 2018:  2018 is a very special year for Chronoswiss. In addition to the 35th anniversary of the brand´s founding, the 30th birthday of the flagship Regulator model is also coming up. The Regulator made its debut in 1988 as the ‘Régulateur’ and has since been identified with the brand, leaving its mark in the watch industry. Whether square or round, Chronograph or Tourbillon, automatic or manual winding – one or more models with the decentralized time display have always been in the collection – Regulator rules!   A completely independent collection, lead by Oliver Ebstein, has been developed around this iconic Regulator model and it continues to grow. This means that, figuratively speaking, the ......read more

Expo Centre Sharjah enhances its cooperation with the All India Plastic Manufacturers Association

Sharjah, UAE, October 20, 2018:  Expo Centre Sharjah held discussions with the All India Plastic Manufacturers Association (AIPMA) on enhancing areas of cooperation between the two sides. The All India Plastic Manufacturers Association (AIPMA) is one of the strategic partners of PlastiVision Arabia (PVA), which is organized once every 2 years by the centre, in cooperation with the association and with support from the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI). Expo Centre Sharjah and AIPMA also agreed to add an addendum to the initial cooperation agreement that was signed between the two sides in 2011, which gives the association the exclusive right to promote the 5th edition of PlastiVision Arabia in Bangladesh, as well as the right to lease exhibition area to Bengalese companies looking to participate in the 2019th ......read more

Implementation of New Regulations for Residence and Visitor Visas Forthcoming

Dubai, UAE: 18 October 2018 : The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship announced that it will start implementing select decisions of the Cabinet of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) regarding residence permits and visitor visas. It is expected that on 21 October 2018 the following regulations will come into effect:  Residence permits for widowed or divorced women  A one-year residence permit will be available to women and their children residing in the UAE without a sponsor due to a divorce or death of their husband, under the following conditions:  The principal applicant must have a financial ability to support her dependents;  All applicants above 18 must be medically fit (a medical examination is required);  Residence permits sponsored by a deceased or former husband must be valid at ......read more

SRTI Park joins Sharjah Government Platform at GITEX Technology Week 2018

UAE, October 18, 2018 - The Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park (SRTI Park) successfully took part at GITEX Technology Week 2018 as part of the entities featured in the Sharjah Government Platform. Their presence at this year’s show falls in line with the vision and wise guidance of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, which aims to consolidate the emirate’s reputation as a model city and ideal destination for living and doing business. SRTI Park’s participation was focused on attracting the attention of leading local and international companies in the field of technology, research, innovation and knowledge to benefit from the advantages and facilities offered by the park, which provides an incubating environment and encourages the ......read more

Trust Corine de Farme for Sulfate-Free Baby Products

Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2018:  The overall baby personal care products market in hair care, skin care and toiletries segments is growing steadily and it’s now a major contributor of revenue to the global personal care products market for children. These product segments, especially those with an organic and natural make-up are expected to witness double-digit revenue growth by the end of this decade. This is good news for businesses.  However, for a mother, her first priority is the health and wellness of her child. We all agree that baby care products should contain more organic ingredients that are easy and safe on a baby’s tender skin and hair, but the truth is that most popular products available in the global market contain less-than-safe ingredients.  For a mother, to make an informed decision on a ......read more

Huawei and TPCAST collaborate to enhance VR capabilities over 5G broadband

Dubai, UAE, 18 Oct 2018:   Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, and TPCAST, who introduced the world's first commercial wireless virtual reality (VR) solution, will cooperate on exploring a cloud-based VR project in the Middle East. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at Huawei’s 5G Ecosystem Conference during Huawei Innovation day on 15 October 2018, at the region’s largest technology exhibition, GITEX, in Dubai. The collaboration will be enabled by the emerging 5G broadband digital ecosystem. Huawei is a pioneer in the emerging technology that will provide users with multiple gigabit speeds within homes, offices and public spaces. Faster Internet speeds will enhance gaming and video streaming ......read more

Baroncelli Big Date collection from Mido

Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2018:  A new version of the Big Date joins the classic Baroncelli collection.   To celebrate its 100th anniversary, Mido has endowed the watch with a large date aperture, with the timepiece powered by its exclusive Caliber 80 movement.    Equipped with a superb round polished steel case, enhanced with an elegant double gadroon bezel, the Baroncelli Big Date stands out due to its large two-level date aperture at six o’clock.    In keeping with the rest of the Baroncelli collection, this new model instantly catches the eye with its exceptionally refined design, as seen in subtle details such as the grained dial and double-sided hands.   The Baroncelli Collection starts at AED 3,750.  

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Cell Phones, Sporting Goods, and Soon, Cars: Ford Innovates with “Miracle” Material, Powerful Graphene for Vehicle Parts

Graphene is a material used in coating, cell phones and even some sporting goods – and soon, will be used under the hood in Ford vehicles, a first in automotive Ford, along with Eagle Industries and XG Sciences, has found a way to use a very small amount of graphene while achieving major property improvements – more lightweight, better heat conductivity and noise reduction – a breakthrough application In vehicles, graphene – which is lightweight and incredibly strong – will act like a pair of super-powered, noise cancelling headphones, reducing sound inside the cabin and creating a quieter ride  DUBAI, UAE, October 18, 2018 –   It’s in cell phones and even some sporting goods – and soon, for the first time in automotive, it will be under the hood in Ford vehicles. ......read more

National Day Camel Marathon set to take place in February

HHC adds junior category for the race Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2018:   The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) announced the 4th edition of the National Day Camel Marathon, organized by the Center in cooperation with Dubai Camel Racing Club, will take place on 8 February 2019. The change in the schedule from December to February was made to coincide with H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Pure-Bred Arabian Camels Races Festival. HCC also took into consideration giving the riders and their camels more adequate time to prepare for the very competitive and one-of-its-kind heritage marathon.  Ms. Souad Ibrahim Darwish, Director of Championships at HHC, said: “Camel racing season begins in October and we have taken into consideration the requirements of the participants to give ......read more

The Network Communication Group and BrandTribe partner to launch a new branding practice within the group

Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2018:  The Network Communication Group, one of the leading communication agencies in the region, announced today a joint venture with BrandTribe, the branding and design agency known for creating iconic brands, to launch a new branding practice within the group, catering for both agencies’ clients across the Middle East Region and North Africa.  The joint venture practice, combines The Network Communication Group’s industry-leading media, advertising, public relations and social media expertise with BrandTribe’s extensive branding knowledge, to bring clients a full-fledged integrated communication service in a one-stop-shop. BrandTribe will be headquartered in The Network Communication Group’s Beirut office with presence across the GCC and MENA countries.  The Network ......read more

L'oréal Among the Top 10 of Thomson Reuters Diversity & Inclusion Index

Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2018:   For the third consecutive year, L’Oréal has been named one of the world’s leading companies by Thomson Reuters that ranks over 7,000 international organizations on a set of Diversity and Inclusion metrics. In 2018, Thomson Reuters ranked L’Oréal 8th place ex-aequo with Natura worldwide, among top players such as Accenture or Novartis, all evaluated on a wide range of criteria in four categories. “We take pride in cultivating a work environment where people of every ethnicity, social background, religion, gender, age or disability feel welcomed and valued. Ranking at the top end of thousands of reputable international organizations in the diversity and inclusion index for three consecutive years makes us proud and more determined to become leaders in our ......read more

Smart Dubai, du and Community Development Authority sign agreement to deliver Dubai Pulse Solutions

The new solutions will allow Community Development Authority to better serve the UAE community  Dubai, UAE, 17 October 2018:   du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has announced it will partner with the Community Development Authority (CDA) to assist in the creation of Multi-tile dashboards to provide slick, quick and accurate insights for the CDA’s business activities. The CDA’s team needed to develop a Multi-tile dashboard to facilitate quick decision-making. One of the main concerns for the CDA was to have precise and relevant information published via dashboards to assist in important business functions. Ahmed Abdul Karim Julfar, Director General, CDA: “Investing resources to build effective partnerships is at the core of the CDA’s mission to develop social ......read more

Phase 3 of MBR Solar Park in Dubai wins Solar Project of the Year 2018 at the Asian Power Awards

Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2018:  The third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MBR) Solar Park in Dubai has been awarded Solar Project of the Year 2018 at the Asian Power Awards in Jakarata.  Ian Warrilow, President and Country Manager of Mubadala Petroleum, accepted the award on behalf of Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company), a partner in Shua’a Energy 2, the project company developing Phase 3. The shareholders in Shua’a Energy 2 are Dubai Electricity Water and Electricity Authority (60%); Masdar (24%); and EDF Renewables (16%). A Masdar-led consortium set a record-low price for solar power generation when it successfully bid to develop Phase 3 in 2016.  The 800-megawatt (MW) project is the largest expansion of the MBR Solar Park undertaken so far. The first 200MW stage was inaugurated in ......read more

Danube Home to Provide Free Gynaecologist Consultation on 26th and 27th October

17th October, 2018; Dubai, UAE:   Danube Home, the UAE's leading home improvement brand is launching a ‘Pink Weekend’ campaign to offer free of cost consultation by a gynaecologist at Danube Home Sheikh Zayed showroom on 26th and 27th October 2018 in order to raise awareness about women’s health related issues, breast cancer in particular.  The World Health Organisation's (WHO) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) states that breast cancer accounted for more than 20 percent of the total 4,707 new cancer cases that were found in the UAE in 2018. As per the date one in five men and one in six women worldwide develop cancer during their lifetime, and one in eight men and one in 11 women die from the disease. Hence to raise awareness about this devastating disease the group initiated ......read more

Neymar Jr. Partners With GaGà Milano as Brand Ambassador

Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2018:  Brazilian soccer superstar Neymar Jr. has an unerring instinct to score the most impossible of goals, penetrate the canniest of defences and a sense of style that is the envy of many of his peers. It is with that peerless taste for style and flair, that the quicksilver Paris Saint-Germain striker has joined hands with GaGà  Milano as Ambassador of the Brand. The tie-up between soccer's glamour boy and the Italian fine watch and jewellery maker symbolizes a partnership that brings together an iconic sports superstar and an avant-garde watch and accessories brand, both of them renowned for setting new standards of glamorous style and technical perfection. Neymar’s passion for GaGà Milano watches, began in 2016, when he walked into the GaGà Milano boutique in Tokyo and instantly fell ......read more

Tazio Nuvolari – Time is legend

Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2018:  There are some people in the history of sport that cannot be defined merely as ‘champions’. When they exceed the limits set by their time and enter the superhuman ‘Hall of Fame’ of those who have broken all barriers by crossing the line of the inconceivable, it is then that they undergo the natural progression that turns them into legends.   Tazio Nuvolari, the champion driver who dominated the decades between 1920 and the late forties, is quite obviously such a sportsman.   When, almost 30 years ago, Eberhard & Co. decided to celebrate his enterprises by creating a collection that bears his name, the figure of Tazio had become shrouded by the mists of time and all that had happened in the world of motoring since his era. It is also because of the ......read more

The All-New Kindle Paperwhite Launches on SOUQ.com

Thinner, Lighter, 2x the Storage, and Waterproof for reading by the pool, in the bath or at the beach  New flush-front design with 300 ppi display and crisp, printed-quality text   Dubai, UAE October 17th, 2018—   SOUQ.com and Amazon announce the introduction of the all-new reimagined Kindle Paperwhite in the UAE, featuring a thinner and lighter design, a sleek flush-front display, and waterproofing so you can read comfortably anywhere.  The all-new Kindle Paperwhite will be available in the coming weeks on SOUQ.com starting 529 AED.    Readers will find English and Arabic content such as the popular Arabic language titles Awlad Haratina, Mawsim Sayd Al Ghozlane and English language titles such as The Art of Always Being Right. The all-new also Kindle Paperwhite comes with twice the ......read more

Zoho Bets Big on Middle East, Opens an Office in Dubai

Adds AI and Analytics Functionalities to Its All-in-One Suite, Zoho One Dubai—October 17, 2018:   Strengthening its presence in the region, Zoho, provider of cloud-based business applications, has opened an office in Dubai to take care of its regional operations. It is working closely with local partners to reinforce its relationship with cus-tomers here and hiring more partners in the country to further expand its reach, while also participating in and organizing more events. “The opening of the Dubai office is part of our commitment to expand in the region,” said Hyther Nizam, VP of Product Management, Zoho Corp. “We are localizing all our products to suit the regional needs and making them available in AED to simplify the payment. We are also translating thousands of pages on our website to ......read more

#MyDubai Competition offers Expatriates the Chance to Win a Trip for their Friends and Family to Visit Dubai

Dubai residents stand a chance of winning two Emirates return tickets for friends and family to visit them in the city Dubai, UAE; 17 October 2018: Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has announced the launch of a new social media competition under the #MyDubai initiative, offering Dubai residents the chance to win two Emirates return tickets for their friends and family to visit them in the city. Reflecting the enduring importance of Dubai’s largely expatriate population in acting as advocates for the city, the competition calls on all residents to share compelling moments in their lives that highlight the diverse culture and soul of the city. Participants can submit their entries on the MyDubai Facebook page, or simply upload to their personal Instagram and Twitter accounts by using ......read more

Arjaan by Rotana Reports Occupancy Rate at 82 Percent in 2018

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (October 17, 2018) –   Arjaan by Rotana, Dubai’s finest hotel apartments located in Media City, reported an 82 percent overall occupancy rate, in the January to September period of 2018.  The average room occupancy rate during the year is driven by significant growth in visitor numbers from the GCC and Europe, as well as from the domestic market. Majority of guests were recorded as UAE nationals at 34% followed by GCC and EU nationals at 24% and 20% respectively.  Ayman Ashor, General Manager at Arjaan by Rotana said, “We are delighted to announce that the hotel property has experienced a steady growth and occupancy performance throughout 2018. We anticipate an increase of 8%, estimating an overall of 90% in the total room occupancy as Dubai continues to demonstrate ......read more

Xpress Money Signs Up As The Principal Sponsor of the Bengal Tigers in the T10 League

Led by English cricketer, Sam Billings, the team features top players from around the world Dubai, UAE, October 17  2018:  Xpress Money, has signed up as the principal sponsor of the T10 League team, Bengal Tigers. The second season of the T10, which recently became an International Cricket Council (ICC) sanctioned tournament, is being held from 21st November at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.  Bengal Tigers, which is being coached by legendary cricketer, Stephen Fleming, features top cricketers from around the world. Some of the names include Sunil Narine from West Indies, Jason Roy from England, Mujeeb Ur Rahman from Afghanistan‎, Morne Morkel from South Africa, and Kusal Perera from Sri Lanka. The brand ambassadors of the team are renowned cricketers Sarfaraz Ahmed from Pakistan and Tamim Iqbal Khan from ......read more

Rado HyperChrome Diamonds

Ready for your close up?   Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2018:  Bold, breathtaking and blending sleek good looks with high-tech materials, the latest Rado HyperChrome Diamonds is guaranteed to keep pace with even the most demanding of social calendars – and to serve up serious style all day long.   From bar to party to benefit gala, whatever your plans this festive season the HyperChrome Diamonds will make sure you stand out for all the right reasons and you’ll never be underdressed for the occasion.   Made using the groundbreaking high-tech ceramic Rado is famous for, this dynamic model is light, scratch-resistant and comfortable to wear from dusk to dawn. In lustrous black, it’s the perfect accompaniment to your very best party outfit.   64 polished diamonds make sure you ......read more

Etisalat signs MoU with Fujairah Department of Public Works & Agriculture

Dubai, 17 October 2018:  Etisalat and Fujairah Department of Public Works and Agriculture signed a Memorandum of Understanding to further enhance smart e-government initiatives by providing the department with innovative digital, ICT and smart solutions.   Under the terms of the partnership, both parties will jointly develop and establish a long-term strategic collaboration, with Etisalat appointed as the department’s digital, ICT and smart solutions provider. Etisalat and Fujairah Department of Public Works and Agriculture will work together to develop business engagement and enhance both current and future business and technical requirements. Etisalat will provide the public works and agriculture department with the required support in various areas, namely smart solutions, IT networking, technical support, best ......read more

Flexible Working to Contribute $10tr to Global Economy by 2030

Flexible working will save businesses money, reduce costs and boost productivity, causing a ripple effect across entire economies The US could see an economic boost of as much as $4.5 trillion annually China could see the greatest gross value add (GVA) increase of 193% A rise in flexible working also benefits individuals, set to save people 3.53 billion hours of commuting time by 2030 Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2018:  A predicted boom in flexible working could contribute $10.04 trillion to the global economy by 2030, according to the first comprehensive socio-economic study of changing workplace practices.   The analysis, commissioned by Regus and conducted by independent economists, studied 16 key countries to delve into the state of flexible working both now and through 2030.   ECONOMIC ......read more

Ibn Battuta Mall partners with Pink Caravan to promote breast cancer awareness and treatment '

Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2018: Activity: Ibn Battuta Mall partners with Pink Caravan to promote breast cancer awareness and treatment Date: Ongoing until 27 October Location: Ibn Battuta Mall, China Court Time:  From 3pm to 9pm About the activity: Ibn Battuta Mall in Dubai is tying up with Pink Caravan to promote breast cancer awareness and treatment through a unique, beauty-themed Glam up for a Cause campaign this October.  

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Wamda: Bahrain's push for legal reforms will bring a welcome boost to entrepreneurs

Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2018:  Wamda Capital, the MENA region's leading venture capital firm, has welcomed the four new laws set to be implemented in Bahrain in the coming months. The reforms, which include a personal data protection law, bankruptcy law, competition law and healthcare insurance law, aim to enhance the country’s investment ecosystem.   Walid Faza, Partner at Wamda Capital, says the new laws will also provide a welcome boost to entrepreneurs in the country. "We're always impressed by the variety of different startups and companies that we see in Bahrain. The country has the ability to attract startups from around the globe thanks to its great events, entrepreneurial initiatives, friendly business environment and its proximity to Saudi Arabia.   “The new legislative ......read more

Abu Dhabi Signs Agreement with UN-Habitat to Host 10th World Urban Forum in 2020

UAE will be first Arab country to host landmark United Nations Forum  ABU DHABI, 17 October 2018:   Today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MOFAIC) and the Abu Dhabi Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities signed an Agreement with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) for Abu Dhabi to host the tenth session of the World Urban Forum (WUF10) in 2020. This will be the first time an Arab country hosts the landmark Forum.   WUF10 will be convened by UN-Habitat and jointly organized with the Abu Dhabi Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities, along with partners including the Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and General Secretariat of the ......read more

World Aviation Safety Summit to establish dangerous goods handling strategies

Local and international aviation leaders set to discuss most pertinent safety trends related to dangerous goods handling 17 October 2018, Dubai, UAE: T  he 6th Annual World Aviation Safety Summit (WASS) will provide a focus on approaches for handling dangerous goods, organizers of the event revealed today. Hosted by the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, WASS 2018 is set to return for its sixth edition on December 11 and 12 at Roda Al Bustan, Dubai.   More than 1.25 million dangerous goods shipments are handled and transported by air each year, according to statistics from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), with air cargo forecast to increase 4.9% annually for the next five years. Against the backdrop of this expected rise in dangerous goods transportation, WASS 2018 will address areas at the ......read more

Lacoste Kyoto Collection

Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2018:  LACOSTE presents its brand new line of men’s one-hand watches: Kyoto with its daringly minimalist urban look Kyoto’s charm lies in the unique way in which it reinvents time reading. Available with a leather strap with clean-cut edges painted to match the contrasting touch of color on the dial, this new model also comes with a flexible stainless steel mesh strap with magnetic clasp which fits easily around the wrist for maximum comfort. An original and contemporary design which undeniably changes the way we see time. This collection ranges between AED 645- AED 845 and is available across Hour Choice stores in the UAE and online 

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Ducab to Power Regional Expansion and Enhance Customer Service with Oracle Cloud Applications

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 October 2018:   Ducab, one of the Middle East’s leading high quality cable manufacturers, will strengthen its global transportation and delivery network with Oracle Cloud Applications, accelerating Ducab’s expansion into new markets within and outside the UAE. The company will leverage Oracle Cloud Applications to bolster its customer deliveries, introduce innovative services, and enhance collaboration with its suppliers.  “Ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction is top priority for us at Ducab. This relentless focus is a driving force for the company’s robust growth in the region and internationally,” said Mohamed Yousif Al Ahmedi, GM - Procurement, Supply Chain and Planning, Ducab. “As part of that expansion, our transportation and ......read more

Urgent scale-up in green building mega projects crucial, leading global construction company warns

Consolidated Contractors Company calls on fellow construction firms to urgently scale-up their investment in green building mega projects worldwide The call comes as CCC publishes its most recent Sustainability Report, reporting global revenue of $5+ billion and the completion of 1000+ projects worldwide CCC reports 15 green-certified projects as current or completed, the majority of which are ‘mega projects’ The company reports a near-10 per cent reduction in its carbon footprint, with 42 per cent of construction waste reused or recycled CCC completed around 120 Corporate Social Responsibility Programs, supporting 100+ aid organizations internationally Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2018:  An urgent, up-scaled investment in more green building mega projects is crucial for the construction industry and wider ......read more