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MoHAP Showcases bundle of future, innovative and artificial intelligence-base healthcare services and solutions at Arab Health 2020

Dubai, January 26, 2020: Under the theme “UAE Health…A Shared Responsibility”, the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) is taking part in the Arab Health 2020, running from 27 to 30 January. The ministry will showcase innovative projects based on next-generation technologies including; the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Virtual Reality (VR) and Blockchain.  It will also focus on preventive healthcare and round-the-clock smart services with no human intervention. This will be the widest participation ever for the ministry in this history of Arab Health. HE Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al Owais, the Minister of Health and Prevention said: “While the UAE is the inspiring the world through its awareness-raising models about the sustainable future, the country’s ......read more

Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group Continues to Surprise Shoppers During the 25th Dubai Shopping Festival

 7 more days of exciting promotion and chances to win Dubai City of Gold’ special edition coins    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 26, 2020:   Hundreds of jewellery shoppers in Dubai were pleasantly surprised by Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group (DGJG), when their regular shopping visits won them prizes. The 25th anniversary year for Dubai Shopping Festival has become memorable for a lot of shoppers this year. Here are few stories of the last few week winners that may inspire other shoppers to shop for jewellery, this season. A crane operator in Abu Dhabi The raffle coupon of a Pakistani national, Mr. Parvez was picked at the daily draw held on the 09th January 2019. Mr. Parvez had made a purchase of mere AED 500 before travelling to Pakistan for his annual ......read more

Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic Ready To Defend Their Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Titles

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 26, 2020:   Swiss pair Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic will next month attempt to achieve a remarkable double as they bid to retain their Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships titles.   Last year was only the second time in the history of the tournament that two players from the same country won the title, after Fabrice Santoro and Amelie Mauresmo in 2002.

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Salvatore Ferragamo Creates a New Sunglass Style Focused on Modern Glamour and Sustainable Innovation

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 26, 2020:   Responsible design is the inspired concept behind the new Salvatore Ferragamo sunglasses crafted with a state-of-the-art plant-based material that ensures minimal environmental impact while also providing for durability, resistance and improved lightness.  The oversized frame has a feminine butterfly shape that is skillfully molded with a special bio-based injected plastic, made from castor bean oil, a highly resilient and renewable alternative to standard petroleum-based plastics. This innovative construction combines a rounded front profile with wide temples featuring the iconic Gancini-shape detail in a gold finish. The luminous metal embellishments balance the frame’s intense shades and blurred effects to deliver an alluring contrast to the vintage-inspired ......read more

Eros Group achieves DSF target with one week to GO!

United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 26th January 2020:   Eros Group, distributor of world-renowned brands like Hitachi, Linksys, TCL, Midea, Sonos and many more, once again took part in the UAE’s biggest sales extravaganza – the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF). In its 25th edition, the annual Dubai Shopping Festival has been one of the most anticipated events in Dubai awaited by citizens, residents and even internationally. It brings to town outstanding offers, live concerts, delicious food, fireworks displays, raffles, and many events that caters to the entire family. Niranjan Gidwani – CEO of Eros Group, said “Dubai Shopping Festival has proven to be one of the most successful annual events in UAE that attracts shoppers from different cities and even internationally from our neighbors as well as ......read more

Mall of the Emirates to celebrate family and fortune this Chinese New Year

The mall will offer an authentic Chinese celebration with a breadth of experiences, prizes, and traditional entertainment.   Dubai, UAE, 26 January 2020:   Mall of the Emirates is bringing good luck and prosperity to the community until Saturday, 1 February as it hosts an authentic Chinese New Year celebration complete with rewards, honoured Chinese traditions, and magnificent entertainment.  In the spirit of good fortune, the mall is offering several generous opportunities to win prizes. Celebrating the lucky numbers this Chinese New Year, AED 12,000 in winnings are up for grabs each day for guests that spend AED 1,000 at any outlet. In line with the hóngbāo gift-giving tradition, when shoppers spend AED 500 in a given outlet, they will instantly receive a red packet with a surprise item from ......read more

Natural Beauty with Aster Pharmacy!

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 26, 2020:   The one-stop shop for all your health, wellness and beauty needs offers a variety of natural products that will help you feel confident in your skin and haircare choices. Formulated without harsh ingredients, below are some of the top natural beauty picks of the week from Aster Pharmacy that are a must-have in any natural beauty regime.        1. Grahams Natural Moisturizing Lotion 200ml (AED 102) replenishes and nourishes the skin’s moisture barrier through its rich blend of Sunflower seed oil, Sweet almond oil, and Beetroot extract. Enriched with Shea butter so the skin is left feeling soothed and hydrated.      2. Tea Tree Therapy Eucalyptus soap (AED 25) is vegetable-based and is infused with Eucalyptus radiata ......read more

Plaza Premium Lounge Landed Dubai International

The world’s largest and award-winning network of independent airport lounge expands footprint  in the Middle East, joining existing locations in Abu Dhabi, Dammam, Riyadh and Salalah Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai - Reception featuring image of Dubai skyline Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai – Family Suite for a maximum of six guests with butler service     Highlights of Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai:     1,260-square-metre Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai with a maximum capacity of 300 guests, the largest independent pay-per-use airport lounge at Terminal 3 in the busiest transit hub in the Middle East    Special features:  Four Family Suites, dedicated Playroom, “First-class” enclosed private napping space, cigar lounge, male and female prayer ......read more

Dubai Chamber Launches 5th Cycle of Dubai Smartpreneur Competition

• Competition seeks submissions from startups offering solutions related to the Expo 2020 Dubai subthemes of Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability   • Startups should submit entries by February 26th through the Dubai Startup Hub website   Dubai, UAE – Dubai Startup Hub, an initiative of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has launched the fifth cycle of the Dubai Smartpreneur Competition, which is open to startups offering solutions related to the Expo 2020 Dubai subthemes of Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability.   A launch ceremony, held today at Dubai Chamber’s premises, was attended by Dubai Chamber officials, previous competition winners and contestants, members of the local startup community, and representatives from Expo 2020 Dubai and DP World.   Open to ......read more

Hormann launches solid rubber high-speed doors for demanding industrial applications and harsh weather

Dubai, UAE - January 26, 2020:  Hormann has introduced solid rubber high speed doors designed for extreme, heavy-duty applications. They are engineered for the tough conditions of heavy industry to improve productivity and ensure safety. These robust, durable doors ensure reliable door operation and a long service life even in harsh ambient conditions including high wind loads and large temperature differences. It is also equipped with 3D laser scanner, a vision field of 405 mm × 405 mm, Windbar (depending on door size), crash protection, induction loop and motion and movement detector. Darius Khanloo, managing director, Hormann Middle East & Africa, says: “Our high-performance doors are strong, fast and reliable even in the harshest conditions. The durable rubber door can withstand collisions and keep workers ......read more

Aster CMI conducts India's first successful live liver transplant on Jehovah's Witnesses

Patient suffering from end stage liver disease receives live liver transplant with brother as donor Both patient and donor were Jehovah’s Witnesses Specialized resources arranged to support the surgery   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 26, 2020:     In yet another commitment to saving lives using the latest technologies in medical treatment, Aster CMI Hospital Bangalore successfully performed India’s first live liver transplant on Jehovah’s Witnesses from Nigeria. The surgery was challenging compared to a normal liver transplant because in order to protect the patient’s religious beliefs, the medical team could not use blood or blood products (Fresh frozen plasma, Cryoprecipitate, Platelets etc). Very few such surgeries have been successfully conducted ......read more

Al-Futtaim Toyota reports strong year-end results

 King of every terrain, the Toyota Land Cruiser drives brand performance with increased sales and 48% market share  Toyota’s Hybrid Electric model range continues to expand its reach with 29% increase in sales  New models like the legendary Toyota Supra indicate an exciting year ahead in 2020       Dubai, UAE, January 26, 2020:   Al-Futtaim Toyota has recorded a strong performance throughout 2019 thanks to a sturdy refreshed line-up of dependable segment leaders and thrilling new models joining the portfolio such as the legendary Supra, the leading 2020 Land Cruiser, the Granvia Luxury Mover, and the ever-popular RAV4 and Corolla in both petrol engine and hybrid electric variants.     King of every terrain, the recently enhanced Toyota Land Cruiser ......read more

Match your look - Steve Madden

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 26, 2020:   For all those who love to complete their outfits with matching shoes and bags, this is your calling. Whether you’re into subtle basics or some funky colors and patterns, Steve Madden has got it all! Keep in touch with the trends of 2020 and update your wardrobe with some hot new pieces. Whether you’re a minimalist or a maximalist, Steve Madden’s range of boots, heels and sneakers are here to serve your look.  

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Everyone has a voice. The UK’s leading presenting course, The Presenter Studio is holding masterclasses in Dubai this March to help you find yours       Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 26, 2020:   This March for one week only, The Caviar Spoon brings the UK’s only professional television presenting academy run by working producers to Dubai to hone and polish the speaking and presentation skills of professionals and brands in the UAE.   The Presenter Studio specialises in presenter and media training by award winning producers hired by the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and SKY. Their masterclasses give attendees the skills and confidence to present engaging content for the stage, television, video, social media and winning presentations with optimum results every ......read more

SEHA TO SHOWCASE ITS SOLUTIONS FOR THE MENA REGION'S BIGGEST HEALTHCARE CHALLENGES

• The UAE’s largest healthcare provider will be hosting Arab Health as Official Congress Partner   JANUARY 25, 2020 - Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, is exhibiting at and hosting Arab Health Conference, as an Official Congress Partner. The company’s representatives will also be speaking on multiple panels to discuss the latest trends within the MENA region’s healthcare sector. Arab Health is the premier medical and healthcare conference in the Middle East for over 45 years, and will be held in the Dubai World Centre from 27th to 30th January, 2020.   Leading executives and clinicians from SEHA will be attending the event, as part of Arab Health’s plenary sessions. This year, Dr. Anwar Salam, Executive Director of the ......read more

Bawadi Mall ends 2019 stronger with more exciting activities lined up for 2020

• Higher footfall expected this year driven by five-year-tourist visa and Expo 2020  • Last year the mall opened four fashion stores, four food and beverage outlets, three beauty and cosmetic outlets and four different store categories to serve more shoppers and diners     Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, 26th January 2020:   Bawadi Mall is lining up more fun and exciting activities this year after ending 2019 stronger. Last year, the largest shopping mall in Al Ain hosted a string of events and opened new top-of-the-line stores to cater to the varied needs of its steadily rising shoppers and visitors.    Bassam Saleh, Director of Marketing, said that the management, in collaboration with different stores, is planning unique activities and special offerings for visitors of all ......read more

Memories Events successfully held first of its kind and innovative graduation ceremony for Dubai Police Academy

Advanced technologies played a key role in the Dubai Police Academy Graduation, befitting Dubai’s status as a global hub for innovation and creativity. January 23, 2020 – Memories Events, an events management company which has obtained 15 certificates from Guinness World Records, has successfully organized another innovative event during the 27th batch of Dubai Police Academy cadet’s graduation ceremony. The Dubai Police Academy partnered with Memories Events in hosting a one-of-a-kind graduation ceremony at the Coca-Cola Arena in City Walk, Dubai, which attracted more than 10,000 visitors and a remarkable turnout from the local and international media, turning the event into a global sensation. The innovative graduation show is the first-ever in the world and uses a 6D technology, along with a light show, and a ......read more

Mohamed Sets Early Pace as Adimsc Launches UAE Formula 4 Powerboat Series'

New championship designed to create next generation of Emirati stars on world stage     Abu Dhabi, UAE, 25th January 2020:   Mohamed Al Yammahi is the early leader of the 2020 UAE Formula 4 Championship, the new series launched by Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club (ADIMSC) to create the next generation of Emirati powerboat racing stars.   Victory in race two following a third place finish in the opening race off the Abu Dhabi Breakwater saw Al Yammahi take an overall two-point lead in the four-round championship at the weekend.   Sultan Al Falahi is his closest challenger following successive second place finishes, with race one winner Sultan Mazrouei in third after a penalty imposed for a false start in race two dropped him from the lead to fourth.   The UAE Formula ......read more

Thumbay University Hospital Launches ‘Center for Imaging' with State-of-the-art Imaging Services

Latest technology to reduce diagnostic time; the Center for Imaging will act as a referral center in the region  To celebrate the launch, the Center for Imaging has announced a month-long50% discount offer on all imaging services   25th January 2020; Ajman, UAE:  Thumbay University Hospital, the largest private academic hospital in the region, located at Thumbay Medicity, Al Jurf, Ajman, officially launched its ‘Center for Imaging’ today. The Center has cutting-edge technology and advanced equipment and is manned by a highly skilled team of professionals while the imaging services focuses on detecting diseases in their early stages.   Prof. Hossam Hamdy, the Chancellor of Gulf Medical University, Ajman was the chief guest of the event, held in the presence of Dr. Thumbay Moideen - Founder ......read more

Dubai, Riyadh and Nairobi among top 20 ‘most dynamic cities', says JLL

JLL’s City Momentum Index combines socio-economic and commercial property metrics of 130 markets to identify the world’s most dynamic urban centers   January 25, 2020 –   Cities in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) are gaining momentum, with Dubai, Riyadh and Nairobi all ranked within the top 20, according to JLL’s City Momentum Index 2020 which identifies the world’s most dynamic cities from a real estate perspective.  Now in its seventh year, the annual Index combines socio-economic and commercial property metrics to provide new insights into 130 major established and emerging business hubs across the globe. With Dubai (14th) ranking in the top 20 for the first time in three years, the Emirate continues to be the major business hub in the Middle East, with more than half of ......read more

The music is changing: Maserati starts testing its first 100% electric powertrain

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 25, 2020:    Implementing its plans for the electrification of its range, as previously announced, Maserati has started the testing phase of its new full electric propulsion systems that will equip the future models of the Brand.   Some experimental vehicles have now been built equipped with the new innovative powertrain, 100% electric with 100% Maserati technology, developed at the new Innovation Lab in Modena. During this experimental phase, the sound that will characterise the electric engine will also be developed. The next full electric models will have a distinctive signature sound, already a unique attribute of all Maserati cars equipped with traditional combustion engines. Customers will therefore benefit from 100% electric propulsion vehicles that will combine ......read more

Martial Arts Based Fitness Trends for 2020

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 25, 2020:   As a professional fighter and trainer in martial arts-based fitness, Rafat Shawe is always keeping up to date with the martial arts industry trends to stay ahead of the game. Whilst martial arts may be thousands of years old, in recent years it’s been one of the hottest fitness trends in part due to the unprecedented popularity of the UFC and champions Anderson Silva and Ronda Rousey, but fresh new takes on martial arts training are always on the rise. So, what are we seeing in 2020?     1. Self Defense Many see martial arts as a violent combat sport, forgetting that it began as a way for people to protect themselves.  More and more people are signing up to self-defense classes to protect themselves.  These classes empower and replace fear ......read more

NYUAD faculty awarded prestigious Edwin G. Conklin Medal in Developmental Biology

Abu Dhabi, UAE – January 25, 2020: Professor of Biology at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Claude Desplan has received the 2020 Edwin G. Conklin Medal in the field of Developmental Biology. Presented by the Society for Developmental Biology, the Edwin G. Conklin Medal, established in 1995 and awarded annually, recognizes a developmental biologist for continuously making extraordinary research contributions, and for being an excellent mentor who has helped train the next generation of outstanding scientists.  Desplan studies how the brain develops, and in particular how the many different types of neurons acquire their distinct properties and connect to each other to form neural circuits. He focuses his attention on the visual system that processes information coming from the eye and guides behavioral responses. His work has shown ......read more

Consumer Prices Dropped 0.8% in 2019, Reports SCAD

Compared with 2018 Abu Dhabi, 23 January 2020: Consumer prices declined by 0.8% in 2019 compared with 2018. As the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) report of Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD) indicates, the CPI averaged 110.7 points in 2019, down 0.8% from 111.6 points in 2018.  Comparison of monthly price data shows a 0.7% fall in the CPI to 109.6 points in December 2019, down from 110.3 points in November 2019. The index also dropped by 1.0% in December 2019 compared with December 2018. SCAD’s CPI report presents the contribution of each of the main 12 expenditure groups to the overall change in consumer prices during 2019. The groups are categorized according to the International Classification of Individual Consumption according to Purpose (COICOP). The largest contributor to the overall decrease in ......read more

UAE Team Named for First Mena Karting Challenge

These are our future F1 and rally stars – Ben Sulayem   Dubai, UAE, 25 January, 2020:   Mohammed Ben Sulayem, President of the Emirates Motorsports Organization (EMSO), has announced a strong UAE team to represent the country in next month’s inaugural FIA-supported MENA regional Karting Championship in Oman.  The event, taking place in Muscat from 10-14 February and run by the Oman Automobile Association, features teams from the 20 countries making up the Middle East and North Africa region. “This is an exciting new event, the first of its kind in the world where the best young karters in a region compete against each other “explained Ben Sulayem, who is also the FIA Vice President for the MENA region  “This is a multi-year development project for these young ......read more

Western Digital collaborates with Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) for Dubai Shopping Festival 2020

Dubai, UAE – 23 January, 2020 –  Western Digital, a leader in data infrastructure, has collaborated with Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) for the 25th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) to deliver innovative solutions for customers to capture, preserve and easily access their memories from the exciting season. Centered around the theme of Creating Memories in Dubai, visitors to the shopping festival will be treated to great product offers and retail experiences hosted by Western Digital up until February 1, 2020.     “Dubai Shopping Festival is a world-renowned festival that attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors and tourists from around the region and further afield. Our collaboration with Western Digital has proved to be very successful and has helped to add ......read more

Berkan Steakhouse launches their ‘A Romantic Meat' menu

Dubai, United Arab Emirates; January 23, 2019:   Berkan Steakhouse has launched their special edition menu ‘A Romantic Meat’ for Valentine’s Day this year. Heading to a new decade, our menu was designed and created with love and passion for everyone to celebrate the special day.  Located in City Walk 2, Berkan Steakhouse will serve its Valentine’s Day signature meals starting February 13 to February 15, 2020   “Valentine’s Day is a special day. Each year, people celebrate the day and embrace the love they hold for each other. This year at Berkan, we would love to be part of this special occasion you spend with your family and friends”, said Feyyaz Beduk, Head of Operations at Berkan Steakhouse He added “Everyone is welcomed to part of Berkan family and have ......read more

Rolls-royce Motor Cars Bespoke is Rolls-royce

SPECTACULAR BESPOKE COMMISSIONS AND COLLECTION CARS REAFFIRM ROLLS-ROYCE’S STATUS AS THE WORLD’S FOREMOST MANUFACTURER OF LUXURY PRODUCTS   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 23, 2020:   2019 saw The Rolls-Royce Bespoke Collective, a team of engineers, designers and craftspeople residing at the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, England, create more Bespoke motor cars than ever before in the marque’s 116 year history. Unprecedented levels of creativity, craft and imagination have brought the unique visions of the marque’s global patrons to life. Almost every one of the record 5,152 motor cars created in 2019 was respectfully tailored by this Bespoke division.   Torsten Müller-Ötvös, Chief Executive, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, commented, “I am proud to say that the ......read more

Discover a vast range of UV Protect Lenses from Grand Optics, the leading optical retailer in the UAE

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 23, 2020:   Did you know that a driver in the UAE spends an average of 21 hours a week in traffic and typically 42 days a year behind the car wheel? While drivers may feel protected from the sun, research shows that UV rays can penetrate your car windows, increasing your risk of skin damage, and even eye problems.  Many people do not realize that exposure to UV light can pose a risk to the majority of the UAE’s working population. UV radiation is always present - all year round, all day, in summer and winter, in sunny and even overcast conditions. Most of us are aware that UV rays can damage the skin, but UV exposure can also be harmful to the eyes and the area surrounding them.  The leading optical retailer, Grand Optics has everything you need to care for your ......read more

FireEye Acquires Cloudvisory

Cloudvisory technology to expand cloud security capabilities of FireEye Helix, allowing customers to monitor multi-cloud environments, manage hybrid-cloud firewalls and integrate security for container platforms     Dubai, UAE, Jan. 23, 2020 –   FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the intelligence-led security company, today announced the acquisition of Cloudvisory. The acquisition, which closed on January 17, 2020, will add cloud workload security capabilities to FireEye® Helix®, offering customers one integrated security operations platform for cloud and container security.   “Customers need consistent visibility across their public and hybrid cloud environments, as well as containerized workloads,” said Grady Summers, Executive Vice President of Products and Customer Success ......read more

Ministry of Health launches Mobile App for diabetes

• Ministry signs MoU with Merck Serono Middle East to enhance public awareness on diabetes • Al Rand: The launch of the app comes in line with the ministry’s strategy to counter diabetes    Dubai, January 22, 2020: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has launched a mobile application for diabetes to enhance public awareness on ways of preventing diabetes among the community members and highlight methods of reducing complications caused by diabetes. The Sugar App was launched following a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that was inked today (Wednesday) with Merck Serono Middle East FZ-Ltd.   The MoU was signed at the Ministry’s headquarters by HE Dr Hussein Abdel-Rahman Al-Rand, Assistant Undersecretary of Health Centers and Clinics Sector, and Paolo Carli, Head of Middle ......read more

Commodities in the crosshairs of climate and inflation

By Ole Hansen, Head of Commodity Strategy at Saxo Bank   23rd January 2020: Global commodities face a potentially volatile 2020, given the combination of growth concerns, geopolitical tensions, climate change and inflationary pressures. While global growth — and with that demand for key cyclical commodities — remains weak, we see the supply side also facing multiple challenges due to social unrest and climate change.    Climate change became top of mind in 2019 and we expect this focus will only continue to strengthen as the real impact is felt across the world. Whether these developments will be viewed as a temporary blip 50 years from now is irrelevant. The trend towards a warming atmosphere is likely to see weather become more volatile and unpredictable, thereby creating a challenge to global ......read more

UAE TEAM EMIRATES ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP WITH ABU DHABI CYCLING CLUB

UAE Team Emirates | Thursday 23 January   Following the success of the UAE Team Emirates Youth Academy launched last year, UAE Team Emirates have announced their partnership with Abu Dhabi Cycling Club to establish a clear development pathway for children interested in cycling in the UAE.   The Academy was created with the aim of introducing young people to the sport of cycling. The academy provides children from the age of 8 – 11 with cycling coaching, designed to build confidence and fitness as well as improve bike handling skills. Launched exclusively for school children living in the UAE last year, over 1,000 children have already taken part in over 80 hours of cycling.   The 2020 program will expand on the work already done, with Abu Dhabi Cycling Club providing graduates from the in schools ......read more

Medical software company Evolucare Technologies presents its high-performance solutions at the ARAB HEALTH trade fair in Dubai 2020'

United Arab Emirates January 23, 2020:    Founded in 1988, EVOLUCARE Technologies is a French Healthcare IT company, leader in the development of medical information systems. The Group is offering a wide range of services satisfying the clinical, operational and financial needs of all healthcare institutions and facilities.     A dual ambition for Evolucare: artificial intelligence and the international market     The Group serves nearly 4,500 healthcare institutions, mostly in France, and has now the strategic aim of extending its reach to the international market. Drawing on its expertise in managing patient data and organizing care, Evolucare recently began the shift towards open innovation in digital health, especially AI and IoT, to add decision-making assistance services to ......read more

Dakar Rally was just the prompt continuation of a flurry of successfully held motor rallies in the region according to BrandingWiz Consultants

Dubai, UAE, January 23, 2020:   Carlos Sainz won his third Dakar Rally title in Saudi Arabia but the countdown to yet another exciting motor rally extravaganza is on for the 2020 season.   Preparations for the current year’s first three, eagerly awaited regional rally championships are on high gear, following the announcement of the respective dates.   According to Dubai based, motorsports marketing experts and marketing and sponsorship partners for key brands at Qatar Manateq Rally, Dubai International Baja and the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, BrandingWiz Consultants, this year’s rallies among others, are expected to boost once again the rallying popularity in the region.   “Coming from successfully organizing an international marketing campaign in the fields of the FIA International Rally ......read more

Sergio Garcia and Tommy Fleetwood Tee off at the 2020 OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic

Dubai, 23rd January, 2020:   Sergio Garcia and Tommy Fleetwood have teed off on the first day of the OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai, as the 31st edition of the OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic gets underway.    Both golfers are part of OMEGA’s prestigious sporting family and will be looking to make their mark on the leaderboard, which includes a field full of the world’s most talented golfers. The OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic, a part of the European Tour, is considered the top professional golfing tournament in the Middle East and in recent years has risen to become a widely recognised and reputed tournament on the world circuit.

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Award winning wearable HONOR MagicWatch 2 and Quad Camera smartphone HONOR 20 coming soon to the UAE

United Arab Emirates, Dubai, January 23, 2020 –   Global smartphone brand HONOR, today confirmed that its brand new personalizable smartwatch, the HONOR MagicWatch 2, will soon be available in the United Arab Emirates. Awarded in the ‘Best of CES 2020’ category at the recent global event, the brand’s second-generation smart and health assistant with a 14-day battery life, promises to deliver precise health insights for smarter living.      In addition to the wearable, the HONOR 20 smartphone, with an iconic glass design and quad camera system, will also be made available in the UAE market this month. A photographer’s delight, the new device comes equipped with four impressive cameras to captures life’s best moments in intricate detail including vast landscapes as well ......read more

Hyundai KONA Electric Makes it to GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Feat

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ feat was achieved under the category ‘Highest Altitude Achieved in an Electric Car’     Dubai, January 23, 2020 –   Hyundai KONA Electric has made it to the prestigious GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ for being driven at the highest altitude by an electric car.   Hyundai KONA Electric, the first fully Made-in-India long-range Electric SUV, was driven to an altitude of 5,731 meters to Sawula Pass in Tibet comfortably breaking the previous record of 5,715.28 meters altitude by an electric car.   Commenting on this remarkable achievement, Mr. S S Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India said, “Hyundai KONA Electric making to the prestigious Guinness World Records feat is a very proud moment for everyone and remarkable feat for HMIL. KONA ......read more

Schneider Electric included in the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the third year in a row

• Based on a self-disclosure survey, the index lists 325 companies that have publicly demonstrated their commitment to equality and advancing women  in the workplace • Schneider Electric’s strong performance highlights its leadership and commitment to gender equality and to ensuring its employees have                equal opportunities everywhere    January 23, 2020 –  Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has for the third year in a row been ranked in the  Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). The GEI is open to all companies, from different sectors, and with a market capitalization of more than U.S. $1 billion. Schneider Electric is one of 325 global companies, and one of 16 ......read more

Pink Lady

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 23, 2020:   Brighten up your wardrobe with a touch of pink this January. Team this Autograph suit with a simple jumper or tee and trainers and tackle  the blues in style. 

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DIB completes the acquisition of Noor Bank

• The bank is positioned to become one of the largest Islamic Banks in the world with total assets exceeding AED 275 billion  • Acquisition will reinforce Dubai’s position as a global centre for Islamic finance. • DIB enhances capital through issuance of 651,159,198 new shares • The new DIB shares have been listed and admitted to trading on the DFM     Dubai, January 23, 2020:   Having secured necessary approvals from the relevant regulatory authorities, Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) has today announced the completion of the acquisition of Noor Bank in a transaction structured through a share swap. As part of this agreement, DIB has issued 651,159,198 new shares to take its issued share capital to 7,240,744,377 shares. .      In line with the ......read more

Ras Al Khaimah Commercial Reconciliation & Arbitration Center Concludes Cooperation Agreements with the Scandinavian States

Ras Al Khaimah, UAE:23 /1  /2020: Ibrahim Shawki Gohar, Secretary General of Ras Al Khaimah Commercial Reconciliation & Arbitration Chairman Center met yesterday Sven Otto Littorin, former Minister of Labour in Sweden, and Adviser of the Minister of Labour and Social Development in Saudi Arabia at Ras Al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce and Industry.  The Secretary General briefed the delegate with the goals and responsibilities of Ras Al Khaimah Commercial Reconciliation & Arbitration  Center; the meeting also discussed the way of reinforcing the cooperation between the sides, to enhance the role of the centre in future, and to develop a mechanism to establish the cooperation between Ras Al Khaimah Commercial Reconciliation & Arbitration Centre and the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, ......read more

Dubai launches World Logistics Passport at Davos to boost South-South Trade

Initiative by Customs World brings together DP World and Emirates Group to connect markets in Asia, Latin America and Africa Pilot roll-out increased trade by participants by 10 percent   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 23, 2020:   Dubai is bringing together Government leaders and heads of major corporations from Asia, Latin America and Africa for the Davos launch of the World Logistics Passport, a major initiative to boost South-South trade. The World Logistics Passport links Customs World, DP World, and Emirates Group to enhance connectivity through Dubai and, through expertise sharing and process development, directly between partner countries. A pilot project operational since July 2019 has already increased trade by participants by 10 percent. The World Logistics Passport has been designed to overcome ......read more

National Committee for International Health Regulations confirms UAE is completely free of Coronavirus

Dubai, January 23, 2020:    The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has categorically confirmed that the UAE is completely free of the mysterious virus emerging in China (Coronavirus). The National Committee for International Health Regulations and the Control of Pandemics stated that the UAE has an effective integrated system and plans for emergency and crisis to address public health risks and that the country is in constant touch with the World Health Organization (WHO) to find out the latest updates, recommendations and procedures taken in this matter. The committee made this announcement during today’s meeting chaired by the Ministry of Health in the presence of strategic partners including Dubai Health Authority (DHA), Department of Health-Abu Dhabi, the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management ......read more

Gulfood 2020 focused on “Rethinking Food”, France's opportunity to launch Taste France

• 4 French pavilions specialized in World Food, Dairy, Meat & Poultry, Beverages  • 80 French companies unified under “Taste France”   From February 16th to 20th 2020, DWTC   United Arab Emirates, 22 January 2020 – Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, will be supporting business opportunities between French producers and importers, key buyers and food industry experts visiting Gulfood. This year, 80 French exhibitors will be part of Gulfood, the world's largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition. This show will be the opportunity to announce the international launch of France’s F&B dedicated brand: Taste France.   Within France global commitment to share French way of life, Taste ......read more

29,954 beneficiaries of Islamic Culture Centres in 2019

With a 150% increase there were   Dubai, 22 January 2020: The Department of Islamic Knowledge Programmes of the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai (IACAD) announced that there were 29,954 beneficiaries of Al-Mizhar and Umm Al-Sheif Islamic Cultural Centres in 2019 - an increase of 150% compared to 2018. As many as 1,763 students - in both centres - were females, according to the department’s statistics.    Hamda Ahmed Al Muhairi, Director of the Department of Islamic Knowledge Programmes, applauded the lecturers, employees, and all those who collaborated with the centres. She also praised the students at Al-Mizhar and Umm Al-Sheif Islamic Cultural Centres. She noted that collaboration was the key to success over the past year and supported the centres' objectives to spread ......read more

Spend Time in Nature with Budget-friendly Activities with QiDZ

Dubai, UAE; 22 January 2020:   Returning to pre-holiday life can be an adjustment not only for children but for adults as well. After a marathon of celebrations, it is now time for the daunting task of balancing the books and still find compelling activities for the family. Helping parents not to break the bank at this time of the year, QiDZ, a go-to mobile app for family activities which can be downloaded for free from App Store and Google Playstore, recommends activities at venues where families can spend less and spend time together in nature: Farm Tour at Emirates Bio Farm (Al Ain) Inspire kids to live a healthy and active lifestyle and hop on to a tractor tour around the farm. Immerse in the refreshing greenery of fields and greenhouses while learning about organic and sustainable farming methods, as well as have a ......read more

Ajman Free Zone signs MoU with Mashreq Bank to facilitate banking services for businesses

Ajman, United Arab Emirates (January 22, 2020):   Ajman Free Zone has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mashreq Bank, the oldest privately-owned bank in the UAE.  The agreement, spanning two years, will entail any business that chooses to set up in Ajman Free Zone being recommended the services of Mashreq Bank during the registration or licensing process.  This agreement also applies to businesses already registered under Ajman Free Zone Authority.  When applying, companies will be prioritised by Mashreq Bank, which has allocated resources specifically for this, allowing for a quicker account set-up. Businesses will undergo the same standard vetting application process as other applicants, but the service will be faster.  “We are delighted to sign the MoU with Mashreq Bank. ......read more

ENEC achieves 75 million safe work hours without a Lost Time Injury at Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 22 January 2019:   The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has achieved 75 million safe work hours at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, reflecting ENEC’s commitment to the highest standards of safety, security and quality in the development of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program. His Excellency Eng. Mohamed Al Hammadi, Chief Executive Officer of ENEC, Mark Reddemann, Chief Executive Officer of Nawah Energy Company, Nasser Al Nasseri, Chief Executive Officer of Barakah One Company, Mr. HoPyeong Lee, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer of the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), and a number of senior management officials from ENEC and its subsidiaries attended a special ceremony held at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant to celebrate the safety ......read more

Sterilization of medical devices by ethylene oxide

A new range of EO sterilizers   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 22, 2020:    The market of single-use medical devices shows steady growth over the past 10 years. Experts say this fast-growing trend is far from over. Medical practices using disposable devices move sterilization upstream as a result, from healthcare facilities to the industry. It is estimated that 50% of all MD in the world are sterilized by ethylene oxide (EO) gas.  SOLSTEO is a French company that manufactures state-of-the-art industrial EO sterilizers. SOLSTEO is a member of the ISO technical committee that developed the ISO 11135 norms. They also contribute to other work groups of experts who share knowledge on EO sterilization process (e.g. parametric release, EO residuals). SOLSTEO delivered to a Dubai factory the largest EO ......read more