Dream Advertising, Ministry of Events and Z-Haus are proud to present INDIA FASHION WEEK (IFW), for the very first time in Dubai- a week of magic, mayhem and master designers. With over 51% of Dubai’s population comprised of South Asians, it’s no wonder that the latest Bollywood flicks are premiering not in the Western hemisphere, but instead, closer to the Sub continent. From the people that bring you the mega blockbuster launch... ...
Autumn is a beautiful time of year, with the evening air turning slightly crisp and fresh, allowing you reach for a woolly jumper and a cup of steaming, hot cocoa. Autumn is also the perfect season to infuse your home with a selection of wonderfully warm fragrances from Hervé Gambs, including Sweet Fig, Sensual Cashmere and Amber Cassis. Hervé Gambs has been dedicated to the art ... ... Read more
DUBAI, UAE - While Billabong's womens apparel line-up is always known for its boho-chic style, it’s also safe to say that the brand’s design direction is one that also lies strong in its travel adventures. And this season in particular, it’s all about heavy beading and embroidery. It’s details over details. It’s Africa meets Gypset at its finest.Inspired by the Ndebele Tribe, Neon Safari is a luxurious scattering... ...
INTRODUCING FINE JEWELRY AT MODA OPERANDIModa Operandi Now Offering Access to Curated Selection of Fine Jewelry and TimepiecesModa Operandi, the innovative and exclusive online preorder model that allows customers to order designer pieces straight from the runway has expanded its offering to include designer jewelry collections from both emerging and established designers. This new and exquisite of... ... Read more
Dress To Impress This Events Season With Designer-24This events season, Designer- 24 is carrying amazing designer dresses that will make sure you’re the belle of the ball without breaking the bank. Choose from an array of international and local designers for hire including Marchesa Couture, Naeem Khan, Lela Rose, Herve Lleroux, Halston Heritage and Rani Zakhem among others. Whether you&rsquo... ... Read more
Dubai, UAE, September 1, 2014: QNET conducted an exclusive beauty workshop today with an international personal care expert to introduce its latest Physio Radiance beauty range which consists of a complete skin care collection and a facial toning device. The private launch was fun, relaxing and interactive and was performed in the presence of beauty editors and bloggers at the Nassima Tower in Dubai.... ... Read more
INTRODUCING FINE JEWELRY AT MODA OPERANDI
Moda Operandi Now Offering Access to Curated Selection of Fine Jewelry and Timepieces
Moda Operandi, the innovative and exclusive online preorder model that allows customers to order designer pieces straight from the runway has expanded its offering to include designer jewelry collections from both emerging and established designers. This new and exquisite offering, which includes both heirloom ......
DUBAI, AUGUST 31, 2014 - Now available in the UAE exclusively at Bloomingdale’s-Dubai, beauty pioneers UberCosmetics have arrived to make an uber difference to your make-up routine.
With their two innovative and critically-acclaimed products, Uberlash and Uberbrow, UberCosmetics has a groundbreaking approach to creating beauty, combining science with the latest technology for transformational results.
Uberlash, AED ......
Dubai-UAE: 1 September, 2014 – Balance Wellness Club has introduced Himalayan salt lamps and Himalayan salt soap bars to its range of therapeutic retail offerings. The products, made from salts that come straight from the Himalayan mines, are renowned for their detoxifying qualities.
Bathing regularly with the pink Himalayan salts helps cleanse your skin of all impurities. The salt improves sleep patterns, reduces stress levels ......
Dubai, UAE, September 1, 2014: QNET conducted an exclusive beauty workshop today with an international personal care expert to introduce its latest Physio Radiance beauty range which consists of a complete skin care collection and a facial toning device. The private launch was fun, relaxing and interactive and was performed in the presence of beauty editors and bloggers at the Nassima Tower in Dubai.
Developed in Paris, France this ......
Olay Total Effects delivers more results in fewer steps with its most concentrated formula ever that fights the 7 signs of ageing
Dubai, UAE, August 2014: Olay announces the launch of Olay Total Effects Moisturiser + Serum Duo - a new innovation from Olay Total Effects that delivers a powerful combination of our proven cream with a serum. It’s our most concentrated product that fights the appearance of 7 signs of ageing ......
Dress To Impress This Events Season With Designer-24
This events season, Designer- 24 is carrying amazing designer dresses that will make sure you’re the belle of the ball without breaking the bank. Choose from an array of international and local designers for hire including Marchesa Couture, Naeem Khan, Lela Rose, Herve Lleroux, Halston Heritage and Rani Zakhem among others. Whether you’re attending a wedding, going to the ......
WHO: Alexa Chung, the English model, presenter and contributing editor to British Vogue, wore Hilfiger Collection in New York City.
WHAT: Alexa wore a statement jacket from the Fall 2014 Hilfiger Collection. The double-breasted bonded wool blend overcoat features a red and black exploded tartan print designed in an oversized scale. Alexa gave the look her signature style twist by wearing it over a classic ......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – FAD International Academy, one of India’s premier contemporary arts and fashion schools, showcases 35 GEN-NEXT designers at India Fashion Week Dubai 2014. The shows will be held at 4:45pm on Thursday 4th of September, and 4:00pm on Friday 5th of September at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Dubai.
The show on the first day will feature over 70 ensembles that will start with the print-based ......
DUBAI, UAE - While Billabong's womens apparel line-up is always known for its boho-chic style, it’s also safe to say that the brand’s design direction is one that also lies strong in its travel adventures. And this season in particular, it’s all about heavy beading and embroidery. It’s details over details. It’s Africa meets Gypset at its finest.
Inspired by the Ndebele Tribe, Neon Safari is a luxurious ......
Summertime has come to an end, the Hilfiger explorers are heading back to school!
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The Fall 2014 Kidswear Collection is inspired by an exciting voyage, as our Hilfiger Explorers set out on their next adventure.
Our Back to School Collection highlights key pieces every ......
Dubai, UAE, 1 September2014:As part of du’srecently concluded 6th annual summer training programme, 9 Emirati students have joined the ranks of the UAE’s fastest-growing telecommunications company to hone their vocational skills.
The trainees, who are either current students or fresh graduates, come from severalhigh schools, universities and colleges across the UAE and from specialisations such as IT, marketing, and business, ......
Curved surface Liquid Jade stylephone and colorful Liquid Leap wearable hits European stores as IFA debuts
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 01, 2014: After their announcement last June at Computex in Taipei, Acer Liquid Jade and Liquid Leap have been highly anticipated, and are now to be released in Europe as IFA in Berlin kicks off.
Acer’s first-ever wearable device Liquid Leap, as well as the company’s thinnest ......
Dubai, UAE 31 August 2014 – Infiniti has appointed Tommaso Volpe its new Formula One Global Director, effective September 1, 2014. Volpe will be responsible for Infiniti’s entire activities around its title partnership and vehicle performance partnership with four-time Formula One Champion Infiniti Red Bull Racing. He will be based at Infiniti’s global headquarters in Hong Kong and report to Vincent Gillet, Infiniti Vice ......
Dubai, UAE 27 August 2014 – Style and substance that push any preconceived limits.
Soon, Infiniti will share a vision, its soul, on a scale not seen before from the company.
For now, this. For more −
Infiniti Motor Company Ltd. is headquartered in Hong Kong with sales operations in approximately 50 countries. The Infiniti brand was launched in 1989. Its range of premium automobiles is currently built in ......
Sport scientist delivers vital lessons in Abu Dhabi qualifier for FIA Institute Young Driver Excellence Academy
Dubai, UAE, 27 August 2014: Young hopefuls following their motor sport dreams to Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit next month will be told that fitness is as important as skill behind the wheel in the race to reach the top.
Up to 23 candidates from the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia will attend the regional ......
Nando's unveils exciting, fresh look for Al Qasba outlet in Sharjah!
Dubai, 31st August 2014: Nando’s, the world’s much-loved Afro-Portuguese, family friendly restaurant is excited to announce that its popular outlet in Al Qasba, is newly refurbished and is ready to open its doors once again to customers in the Sharjah area.
Well-known, interior design company Keane, was asked to bring a rich, new energy to the ......
August 2014: Friday just got fizzier with the introduction of the new ‘Fork & Cork Brunch’ at Crescendo on the Palm Jumeirah.
Experience a Friday feast that’s fine-tuned to tantalise your taste buds at Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa from 1pm – 4pm, best served with bubbles.Descend the double staircase from the lobby and take a seat indoors, or dine al-fresco next to the pool, for a relaxed Friday in the ......
Real Estate & Retail
Spinneys, the premier retailer in the Middle East, has launched its range of diverse consumer and food Private Label products to be exported to global markets, predominantly in Asia, Africa and MENA countries. This initiative is a result of the success of these products in Spinneys branches across the Arab world, as well as encountering a continuous demand for them by distributors in developing countries. In light of this, Spinneys will ......
Downtown Design-led platform highlights the value of original design to achieve sustainable quality as the region braces for boom in construction industry
Dubai, UAE – Sept 01, 2014 – Quality-driven interiors will be a determining factor of the success of upcoming high-end real estate projects, according to Downtown Design, the Middle East platform for original design, held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint ......
Travel, Tourism and Hotels
• A380 to operate triple-daily London flights, Sydney confirmed as second destination
• B787 flying to Düsseldorf, Doha, Washington DC, Mumbai, Brisbane and Moscow
• Comprehensive training program underway for airline’s pilots and cabin crew
• Aircraft will debut The Residence, plus new First, Business and Economy products
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, ......
Recognised as a ‘Top Performing’ hotel chain as reviewed by travellers on the World’s Largest Travel Site
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Gloria Hotel, one of the region’s leading hospitality establishments, today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award for the third year in succession. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that ......
Banking and Investments
Education and Trainings
Dubai, UAE; August, 2014: The Dubai Public Library (DPL), owned and managed by the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate's dedicated Authority for culture, arts, and heritage, recorded strong community interest for its annual summer programme.
Held under the theme, 'Our Summer is Arts and Culture,' the summer programme placed an emphasis on the social and personal development of children, through ......
Government, Legal and Charity
Events and Exibitions
Healthcare, Fitness and Medicine
• The Group plans to set up 75-bed capacity Mulk Hospital in the UAE, in addition to rolling out a total of 12 GHID Centres across the region, at an estimated investment of AED 250 million.
DUBAI-August 31, 2014: Global Hawk Imaging & Diagnostics (GHID), the premium healthcare arm of UAE based multinational conglomerate Mulk Holdings, has launched its second state-of-the-art Centre in Jumeirah, Dubai. Built at ......
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Autumn is a beautiful time of year, with the evening air turning slightly crisp and fresh, allowing you reach for a woolly jumper and a cup of steaming, hot cocoa. Autumn is also the perfect season to infuse your home with a selection of wonderfully warm fragrances from Hervé Gambs, including Sweet Fig, Sensual Cashmere and Amber Cassis.
Hervé Gambs has been dedicated to the art of fragrance, beauty and home decor since 1989. His unique collection of luxury interior fragrances took the worlds’ most in vogue cities by storm, creating the perfect gift for yourself ......
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Emirati author, Sara Galadari’s, recently released book “City of Stars,” is now available on Amazon. The fictional book, targeted at young adults, is about the tale of a young woman who fights against the ideas of prejudice and the stigma of the social class that she is raised in.
This book is one of many upcoming books that features powerful female heroines that take charge of their own lives, and brings to light the many obstacles that women generally face on a regular basis (with a fictional twist).
Set in ......
University of Sydney to Assist Research Focusing on Improvement in Waste Cooking Oil Conversion Process for Biodiesel Production
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 31 August, 2014 – Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, and Tadweer, the Center of Waste Management – Abu Dhabi, have signed a two-year research agreement focused on improving the process for the production of biodiesel from waste cooking oil.
The research agreement was signed by Dr. Fred Moavenzadeh, President, ......
Grant financing from UAE-Pacific Partnership Fund
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 31 August, 2014: The Samoan Prime Minister, the Honorable Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi, today inaugurated the country’s first wind farm. Delivered by Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, the 550 kWe project is the second completed under the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) $50 million Pacific Partnership Fund, which is managed by Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD). The inauguration ceremony comes two days before the start of the United Nations’ Third Conference on Small ......
Everyday is the most important day of the week
August, 2014: Home furnishing retailer IKEA, part of Al-Futtaim group of companies, has launchedits 64th annual catalogue with ‘Where the everyday begins and ends’ as the theme for the year.
The catalogue will be launched simultaneously across the globe in over 46 countries and 345 stores. This will be the 25th edition of the catalogue for the UAE with over 1 million copies printed.The catalogue will be delivered door to door across Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi.
John Kersten, Managing Director, IKEA- UAE, Qatar, Egypt and ......
Omeir Bin Youssef & Sons LLC signs up with Discover Energy Corp. as their exclusive automotive battery distributor in the UAE
UAE, 26th August, 2014:Omeir Bin Youssef & Sons LLC, Abu Dhabi’s leading automotive dealerare pleased to announce their collaboration with Discover Energy Corp- Canada to be the first exclusive automotive battery distributor in thewhole ofMiddle East. The launchof ECO POWERand The Bull batteries into the UAEwill happen this September. The product reveal will take placein the presence of Chargé d’ Affaires a.i. of the German Embassy, Ralf ......
Dubai-based Transguard Group honours staff member for saving money and reducing company’s carbon footprint
Dubai-headquartered Transguard Group, recently honoured one of its employees for initiating a biofuel project for the company’s fleet of 150 diesel buses, which will save the FM company over AED 250,000 in its first year alone.
Management intern Rebecca Perkins, from Transguard’s Property and Logistics team, proposed that if Transguard switched its 150 strong fleet of diesel-fuelled buses to biodiesel – a fuel generated from vegetable oil – it ......
It’s that time of the year again, Back To School, when another new and exciting semester is just around the corner!
One fundamental part of every successful new school term is a brand-new set of simple and reliable stationery products. Luckily, there is no need to look any further for all your stationery essentials, as the BIC® brand presents a comprehensive range to meet all of your back to school requirements, including writing instruments, correction tools, marking, coloring & drawing products, and many other items.
With the creation of its first product in France ......
Well groomed chauffeur drivers part of the signature fleet service provided by Dulsco caters to the needs of major UAE events and organisations
Dubai, August 26th, 2014: Dulsco, a regional leader in human resource solutions and waste management services, has announced that the company has grown its strength of luxury chauffeur car drivers by approximately 600 per cent in 4 years. The company started this niche service in 2010 by adding 10 chauffeur class drivers to its pool of 307 drivers. Since then, both the drivers division and the chauffeur class drivers segment have witnessed ......
Dubai – UAE: 25 August 2014 – Population growth, industrial expansion and demand for power has had a dramatic impact on the Middle East gas industry with many countries turning to imports to keep pace. Acknowledging this trend cannot continue, the region is focusing on exploring sustainable energy solutions and advancing gas production.
The Gas Arabia Summit has been at the forefront of gas debate and is celebrating its tenth anniversary by acknowledging the achievements of the past decade, examining solutions to the challenges that have emerged, as well as prospects for the ......
Revolutionary Technology Delivers Ultimate Comfort for the Perfect Sleep
Dubai, 25 August 2014: Intercoil International, the region’s leading manufacturer, retailer and distributor of premium beds, bedding and bedroom furniture, has announced the Middle East launch of Octaspring, the latest innovation in mattresses from UK’s bedding company Dormeo. An alternative to traditional metal springs and memory foam, Octaspring mattresses feature a revolutionary technology: memory foam springs to cradle your body for the best night’s sleep.
Combining the advantages of both ......
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August 2014- Mamas and Papas have everything you need for your dream nursery. Make a statement with a distinct modern feel or create a cozy and calm traditional look for your newborn.
Venture out into an assortment of wood nurseries consisting of a set including a cot, wardrobe and dresser. An extra bonus is that all cot beds can easily be converted into toddler beds, which offers great value for money. The Mamas and Pappas furniture range consists of Rialto, Orchard, Sienna, and newest to join the 2014 nursery collection is the Ashford and Mia range.
The new Mia collection comes ......
August 21, 2014. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of Dubai’s maritime sector, has revealed the launch of a new initiative that will see the distribution of free life jackets to members of the local fishing community. The move, which is being implemented in collaboration with the Dubai Fishermen Cooperative Association, falls in line with the DMCA’s continuing efforts to promote maritime safety, increase awareness on the importance of wearing life ......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 20, 2014: The Dubai Health Authority(DHA) recently recruited 531 nurses from various countries such as India, Philippines and Jordan, in order to increase manpower ahead of the completion of several pertinent healthcare projects.
Abdulla Balhouma, head of planning and recruitment section at the DHA, said:“ The move is in line with the growth of the health sector in Dubai. Few of the DHA’s projects will be completed shortly, therefore we began the recruitment drive. The recruitment has been based on a detailed work-force plan ......
Villa Rotana, Rimal Rotana and Rihab Rotana raised awareness to its guests and colleagues to switch off non-essential electrical appliances and rationalise use of electricity during peak hours.
18 August 2014 – Dubai, UAE - Villa Rotana, Rimal Rotana and Rihab Rotana partnered with Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) to raise awareness within the hotel to its guests and colleagues in order to reduce high levels of electricity and water consumption.
The ‘Peak Load Campaign’ raise awareness and educate guests and colleagues on the importance of avoiding ......
Kuvings, the leading manufacturer of specialised kitchen appliances, has come up with the juiceaholic’s dream… the world’s first whole fruit slow juicer.
Perfect for those who lead a busy lifestyle, the Kuvings Juicer does away with the need for chopping fruit and vegetable into smaller segments. Kuvings signature wide mouth juicer accepts whole pieces, saving you preparation time and minimising mess. As well as ensuring less fuss, the Kuvings juicer’s powerful 240w motor and special extraction features have been designed to produce juice that ......
July 2014 Index Highlights
• Monster Employment Index Middle East surges 11 percent between July 2013 and 2014. The annual growth is significant despite moderation in pace of growth
• Chemicals/ Plastic/ Rubber, Paints, Fertilizer/ Pesticides industry registers the steepest growth in online recruitment year-on-year
• Online recruitment activity eased the most in Consumer Goods/ FMCG, Food & Packaged Food, Home Appliance, Garments/ Textiles/ Leather, Gems & Jewellery sector
• Hospitality and Travel witness the most notable growth in demand ......
Prizes of over AED 200,000 to be distributed during the month-long campaign
Campaign to be held until 5 Sept. for the grand prize of one year’s house rent, school fees, grocery shopping vouchers, telecom services and car lease, among others
Five lucky customers will win weekly prizes of ZOOM grocery vouchers worth AED 500
Dubai, UAE; August 5, 2014: Underlining its support to the Dubai Festivals & Retail Establishment’s (DFRE) Dubai Summer Surprise campaign, Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) will roll out a never-before campaign until 5 September 2014, offering ......
Riyadh-Saudi Arabia: 05 August, 2014 – Schneider Electric, a leading global specialist in energy management, today announced the appointment of Ziad Mortaja as Country President for its operations in Saudi Arabia and Yemen.
Schneider Electric enjoys a strong presence with three manufacturing plants employing over 1,200 staff in the Kingdom, and a robust network of marketing partners. As part of his role, Mortaja is tasked to plan and implement strategies that further drive Schneider Electric’s growth, profitable revenue streams and market expansion.