Healthy hair growth tips from Dr. Francesca Fusco, Co-Creator of Sunsilk’s Hair Fall Solutions RangeThe way we style our hair often makes our locks look lush but can damage and hinder healthy hair growth. It’s time to break the vicious cycle with some expert advice from Dr. Fusco!Put your locks on vacation! . Give your hair a ‘Hair Holiday’ at least twice a month. Take a break from heated appliances and if you can, ap... ...
‘A fashion fairytale, Autumn Winter 14 fuses designs to suit the English countryside and Everything but the Dress for the carnival of the city.’. -Creative Director, Rebecca Farrar-HockleyNicholas Roeg's 1973 British-Italian masterpiece Don’t Look Now sets the theme of the colour red and the juxtaposition of Venice with the English countryside. Evoking the power of scarlet, print, texture and silhouettes, shoes are des... ...
New Oriental fragrance offers sophisticated machismo with affordable luxuryWith a perfume inspired by the name and chivalry of the legendary Saif Ibn Dhi Yazan, the King of Yemen in the 6th Century CE, Rasasi Perfumes – one of the leading fragrance brands across the GCC region – has announced the launch of its new perfume Yazan, a pure bred, unapologetically masculine experience.The modern Oriental Yazan is a perfect blend for a man, ... ...
Superdry AW14 celebrates texture and detail in the most exciting collection to date.The Superdry AW14 Collection is a fusion of textures, detail and quality in the brand’s strongest range to date. Adorned pieces, luxe leather and artisan selvedge denim continue to push the boundaries. A mix of textures across the collection work in an autumnal palette with bright bursts, s... ... Read more
With Eid fast approaching, many shoppers will be buying gifts for their nearest and dearest. If you are stumped about what to get for your tech-savvy friends and relatives, try this handy guide. A full rundown of this year’s newest crop of tablets ensures that you pick one that surpises and delights!The Consummate Professional. This is somebody you admire for their business savvy, sharp style... ... Read more
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, one of the world’s largest and most diverse aquarium, is now home to a Giant Pacific Octopus. Giant Pacific Octopuses (Enteroctopus dofleini) are found in the North Pacific Ocean and is the largest species among Octopus, reaching 4.3 meters in height and weighing more than 70 kg. The Giant Pacific Octopus has almost no bones allowing it to slip i... ... Read more
Healthy hair growth tips from Dr. Francesca Fusco, Co-Creator of Sunsilk’s Hair Fall Solutions Range
The way we style our hair often makes our locks look lush but can damage and hinder healthy hair growth. It’s time to break the vicious cycle with some expert advice from Dr. Fusco!
Put your locks on vacation!
Give your hair a ‘Hair Holiday’ at least twice a month. Take a break from heated appliances and if ......
Dubai, July 22, 2014: Geepas has recently launched a premium series of ‘Stay Cool’ Trimmers & Shavers under male grooming category to meet the growing demand for high quality products in the market. Announcing this in a press release Mr. K.P.Basheer, Chairman, Western International Group, the parent company behind the Geepas brand, said that, “Male grooming market in Middle East have seen significant growth in the past some ......
[Dubai, June 2014] Ti Sento’s new Spring/Summer silver jewellery designs are inspired by the feel of long, hot Italian summers, wherein FRIENDS ARE CENTRAL and the SUN IS KEY. This vibrant new collection is inspired by THE COLOURS OF ITALIAN BEACHES and WARM MEDITERRANEAN TERRACES and set with crystals in white, pink nude and blue tones. The collection is available at Paris Gallery in the UAE.
Shimmering in the hot sun, Ti Sento has ......
New Oriental fragrance offers sophisticated machismo with affordable luxury
With a perfume inspired by the name and chivalry of the legendary Saif Ibn Dhi Yazan, the King of Yemen in the 6th Century CE, Rasasi Perfumes – one of the leading fragrance brands across the GCC region – has announced the launch of its new perfume Yazan, a pure bred, unapologetically masculine experience.
The modern Oriental Yazan is a perfect blend ......
Get magnetic eyes that draw attention with Mikyajy’s Sabaya Super Volume Mascara. Featuring a unique formula that builds your lashes with sought-after volume, the Arab cosmetic brand’s latest release comes with a super-sized brush that creates an irresistible open eye effect in an intense, ultra-black shade.
To get the most of out of the Sabaya Super Volume Mascara, apply from the root to tips, in a slightly zigzag motion for ......
One of the great challenges of beauty at the beach is finding accessories that spice it up without trying too hard. A clutch of easy-wearing silver pinky rings enhance the bareness of your summer tan, with their spare lines and sexy placement between the knuckles, while our gob-smacking body chains, fully loaded with giant gemstone slices, carry you from surf to sundown in fantastic style. Switch out your bikini with a bare halter dress or even ......
‘A fashion fairytale, Autumn Winter 14 fuses designs to suit the English countryside and Everything but the Dress for the carnival of the city.’
-Creative Director, Rebecca Farrar-Hockley
Nicholas Roeg's 1973 British-Italian masterpiece Don’t Look Now sets the theme of the colour red and the juxtaposition of Venice with the English countryside.
Evoking the power of scarlet, print, texture and silhouettes, ......
Latifa Al Shamsi unveils her latest collection
Last night, a chic fashion crowd gathered at the newly opened Valleydez Boutique in Galleria Mall on Al Wasl Road for a fabulous suhoor event hosted by famed Emirati fashion blogger and designer, Latifa Al Shamsi.
The fashion-savvy Latifa took the opportunity to unveil her stunning new collection, which is set to compliment Ramadan wardrobes as well as make the perfect outfit options ......
Superdry AW14 celebrates texture and detail in the most exciting collection to date.
The Superdry AW14 Collection is a fusion of textures, detail and quality in the brand’s strongest range to date. Adorned pieces, luxe leather and artisan selvedge denim continue to push the boundaries. A mix of textures across the collection work in an autumnal palette with bright bursts, shearling detail and winter-ready ......
Launches new campaign for the Middle East
Splash the home-grown high street retailer has announced the gorgeous Arab singer & actress Nicole Saba as its brand ambassador along with Bollywood heart-throb and multi award winning actor Salman Khan. The two celebrities will together be seen promoting the entire line-up of Splash clothing and accessories, across various platforms of the brand.
With Eid fast approaching, many shoppers will be buying gifts for their nearest and dearest. If you are stumped about what to get for your tech-savvy friends and relatives, try this handy guide. A full rundown of this year’s newest crop of tablets ensures that you pick one that surpises and delights!
The Consummate Professional
This is somebody you admire for their business savvy, sharp style, and no-nonsense attitude. Not one to stop ......
With Announcement Oracle Social Cloud Joins LinkedIn Certified Company Page Partners Program
Oracle Social Cloud today announced LinkedIn support for its comprehensive Social Relationship Management (SRM) platform, allowing Oracle Social customers the ability to publish, engage, automate, and analyze LinkedIn activities within the Oracle SRM platform. With the announcement, Oracle Social Cloud also officially joins the ......
Buy it now with 12 GB data and 600 flexible minutes
Dubai, UAE, 20 July 2014: Consistently bringing more choice and added value to customers’ communications, du has exclusively launched the new Lumia 930 from Microsoft Devices in the UAE. Buy it now from du Shops across the UAE with the Smart Plan 300, and enjoy 600 flexible minutes plus 12GB data every month. The first 2000 customers who buy the new Lumia 930 will receive an ......
Dubai, UAE –16 July, 2014: Infiniti has named Gaby-Luise Wuest its new Vice President, Global Operations, effective September 1, 2014. In this capacity, she will have global responsibility for Infiniti sales and aftersales, fleet sales, retail network development, and sales & product training. In addition, she will have full market responsibility for Infiniti’s markets in the Asia / Oceania region with the exception of ......
Dubai, UAE, July 14, 2014: Gargash Enterprises accelerates ahead with yet another engineering ace from Mercedes-Benz – the all-new C-Class. Awash with advanced technology and flaunting a dynamic new style, the new C-Class is destined to set new standards in the premium medium-size category. Greater, more luxurious comfort and higher grade interior materials are complemented by a drive that is both refined and dynamic.
Style is also an ......
• Bosch says breakthrough in green automotive engineering will become as common as AC in cars
Dubai. A breakthrough in green automotive engineering allowing motorists to cruise for a third of every journey without using fuel, will soon become as common as air conditioning in cars on Middle East roads, an industry expert says.
The new start-stop coasting function from Bosch Automotive enables drivers of combustion engine ......
Vibrant new street food eatery will take sandwiches to new streets
Dubai, UAE, 20 July 2014 - Döner & Gyros, a vibrant new eatery concept that offers the best of Berlin and Chicago street food is launching in the UAE. The internationally renowned cuisine, doner and gyros, will now be available in Döner & Gyros’ first two branches, located in Al Barsha Mall and Dubai Marina from 01 August 2014.
Launched by the ......
Award winning contemporary Japanese restaurant at Vida Downtown Dubai
July 20, 2014 - TOKO Restaurant & Lounge, the award winning contemporary Japanese concept that revolutionised Japanese dining in Australia, has spread its wings internationally with the opening of the first TOKO restaurant outside of Sydney, at the Vida Downtown in Dubai in February of this year.
Renown for its impeccable presentation, TOKO’s menu is ......
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Interior design and fit-out contracting company, Italdeco, recently achieved a milestone in its journey by completing the fit-out of a 100 retail stores across the UAE. Established in 2006, Italdeco LLC is a member of Al Khayyat Investments (AKI) Contracting and operates in three main areas, namely Fit-out contracting, Joinery and MEP.
AKI Contracting CEO, Mr. Sam Karzone commented on this occasion, “Al Khayyat Investments (AKI) ......
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Dubai, United Arab Emirate - June 20th 2014 - This is the sixth year of inspections of private schools in Dubai. KHDA (Knowledge & Human Development Authority) releases this year's statistics in six friendly infographics report. Labeled as "Private Schools in Dubai", "Private MOE Curriculum Schools", "US Curriculum Schools", "UK Curriculum Schools", "Indian Curriculum Schools" and ......
‘Cost’, ‘Diagnosis’ and ‘Disclosure’ Among the Key Issues Facing Parents of Children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) in the UAE - WhichSchoolAdvisor.com report
July, 2014, DUBAI --- Parents of children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) face costs of up to 60 percent more in addition to standard tuition and schooling costs, according to a major report published today by ......
Government, Legal and Charity
Dubai-UAE: 22 July, 2014 - Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) in Dubai has received a generous donation from Emirati businessman Salem Ahmed Almoosa, worth AED3 million towards its humanitarian Family Village project, the first such facility for the care of orphans and underprivileged children in the emirate of Dubai.
Al Rais pointed out that the donation will cover the total cost of constructing a residential building in the village ......
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Unifying scientific innovation with contemporary design and needs, Adore’s new Ultrasonic Aroma Diffuser from Lifestyle is all about style, grace and urban quotient.
Created to perfectly complement your home or office environs, this smart and attractive black colour aroma diffuser is BPA free and utilizes high frequency ultrasonic electrical vibrations to create fine aromatherapy mist. Its diffusion method does not use heat which maintains its essential oil integrity and holistic properties. Available in a wide array of essential oils that comprise of pure and natural extracts ......
• Schneider Electric Will Leverage Unidirectional Security Gateways to Improve Cybersecurity Protection Available to Customers
Dubai-UAE: 22 July, 2014 – Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, and Waterfall Security Solutions (Waterfall), which specializes in critical infrastructure and industrial control systems security, today announced a partnership to bring stronger-than-firewall cybersecurity technologies to Schneider Electric customers.
Protecting the safety and reliability of industrial control system networks in the face of increasingly ......
Arwa initiative with Mercy Corps and Red Crescent Launch Campaign to Raise Money to Provide Safe, Clean Water to Syrian Refugees
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 20th July 2014 – Mercy Corps and Red Crescent, working in partnership with the low sodium bottled water Arwa, today launched The Price of Water Campaign across the UAE. The campaign asks the UAE public to pay what they think water is worth to help improve the lives of people in the world’s toughest places.
For the next four weeks, Arwa water will be free of charge in participating outlets. Instead of the usual ......
• Global oil demand in Q2 2014 increased by 1 million barrels per day (mbpd) year-on-year, supported by economic uplift in the US, whilst falls in OPEC production saw global supply limited to increases of 0.4 mbpd, year-on-year.
• Q3 2014 oil demand will rise due to the summer peak season and a sustained recovery in the US economy plus steady growth in China will help push global oil demand consumption growth to 1.1 mbpd in 2014.
• Non-OPEC supply will exceed global demand growth in 2014 but this will not translate to lower Brent prices, as ......
13 and 15 kilo capacity washing machines with new concept of ‘easy wide opening’
Water saving features and user friendly functions
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 20, 2014 – Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF) has introduced a new generation washing machine with easy wide opening in 13 and 15 kilo capacity to cater to the needs of large families.
Now available in the Middle East from leading consumer electronic showrooms, the NA F130 & NA-F150 models are equipped with easy to use features designed around a busy household. It caters for a ......
Dubai, July 20, 2014: Al-Futtaim Engineering’s Facilities Management division has won a multi-million dirham contract from the Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) for annual maintenance of its HVAC units.
The two year contract will see the Al-Futtaim company maintain FEWA’s A/C units above 5 tons across its various offices and sites including Commercial Offices, Power Plants, Reverse Osmosis Plants, MEP Plants, Main Stations, Sub Stations and Pumping Stations.
Subramanya Rao, Divisional Manager – Facilities Management at Al-Futtaim Engineering said, ......
Takreer’s New High Quality Diesel Product Now Distributed through ADNOC Distribution Service Stations
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 19 July, 2014 – ADNOC Distribution has launched an awareness drive to highlight the environmental benefits of the new high quality diesel product produced by Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (Takreer) and distributed by ADNOC Distribution’s service station network across the UAE.
The new low-sulfur diesel product is aimed at creating a cleaner environment and significantly improving public health while offering better performance for vehicle engines. ......
The Summit International Awards honours octOpus Advertising with a Bronze at the 2014 Summit Creative Awards. The 20th annual creative competition was held in Oregon, US.
Out of more than 5,000 submissions from 24 countries, Dubai-based octOpus was recognised for its creative work on the Indoogoo website, an entry in the B2B Service Website category.
Indoogoo is a global trading network for the Heavy industry, and the website provides a free marketing and procurement solution for members.
Jon Fraser, octOpus’ Managing Director, says of the win, “Indoogoo is a unique ......
International logistics service provider Newport Tank Containers recognises rail as preferred means of transport in the region
Etihad Rail Signs MoU with NewPort Tank Containers
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 19 July, 2014: Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NewPort Tank Containers, a leading global tank container operator with substantial operations in all major trade lanes.
The agreement, signed by Eng. Faris Saif Al Mazrouei, Acting CEO of Etihad Rail, and Pim van den Doel, General Manager Middle East ......
The holy month of Ramadan brings with it a warm time of togetherness and family gatherings. With this in mind, noted furniture brand Interiors introduces the beautiful Calvin Klein collection of rugsto add a spectacular touch that will perfectly suit the ambiance of homes during Ramadan and otherwise.
The Calvin Klein Home rug collection represents a modern design approach to floor covering with an emphasis on distinct colours and subtle textures. New Zealand wool combined with superior construction and an exceptional sense of style result in a luxurious line of rugs that reflects ......
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 14 July, 2014 - ADNOC Distribution today announced the opening of the Al Weshah service station at Al Zaid City in Sharjah.
Rashed Abdullah Mehyan, member of the Advisory Council of Sharjah, officially inaugurated the 40,000 sq feet facility on Al Madam road in the presence of Mohamad Hassan Al Zaabi, Vice President, Retail Sales in Northern Emirates, ADNOC Distribution, as well as senior government and private sector officials.
Fitted with six fuel dispensers, Al Weshah service station offers round-the-clock allied services, including oil change and the ......
- Growth rather than consolidation is expected to be a dominant driver of activity
Dubai 13 July 2014: According to EY’s Power Transactions and Trends report, the increasing role of the private sector in both power generation and water could boost opportunities for large-scale transactions in MENA in the future. With market reform in the region gaining momentum as well as utility unbundling, renewables looks to be a fertile growth area.
“At present, utilities in the Gulf are focusing chiefly on domestic investment. There is a massive need for new power and water ......
The hospital has touched 37 million lives so far from across 120 countries
Dubai, UAE, July 13th, 2014: Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, has teamed up with Apollo Hospitals, Asia’s foremost healthcare provider, to connect international patients with quality healthcare services in India. As part of this tie-up, the patients and their attendants from 19 countries across Middle East and Africa can come to the hospital’s flagship locations in Chennai, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Kolkata, Ahmadabad and Bangalore to avail these specially formulated fares for ......
Dammam, Saudi Arabia; July 9, 2014: Following GE’s organized visits to Effat University in Jeddah and its participation at the King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) Career Fair, the company has offered on-the-job training opportunities to five Saudi women engineers who will be trained across diverse businesses of the company in the Kingdom.
Hisham Albahkali, GE’s President & CEO for Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, said: “We participate in career fairs and organize student outreach initiatives to identify Saudi youth talent, and to strengthen awareness ......
If a traditional Arabic look for Eid décor has been on your mind then, peep into Lifestyle’s exquisite collection of ornately crafted lanterns for grace and celebratory cheer.
Designed specially to highlight the Eid festivities round the corner, these classy lanterns are done up in metal and glazed glass for super-ethnic looks. The wrought iron look perfectly contrasted with toned glasses in colors like orange, red, blue and green make for a traditional yet modern-chic look to enliven any interiors. Whether you place them in living areas for festive cheer or place them in ......
• EMGAS, ENOC and EPPCO join hands to promote safe usage of LPG cylinders
• Campaign is part of the CSR initiatives by the Group during the Holy Month of Ramadan
Dubai, UAE; July, 2014: Emirates Gas LLC (EMGAS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), has launched its ‘Safe Cylinder, Safe Family’ campaign along with ENOC and Emirates Petroleum Products Company (EPPCO) as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) campaign during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
The ‘Safe Cylinder, Safe Family’ campaign aims to ......
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The New Collection Embraces the Brand’s Midwestern Roots And Celebrates Modern Farmhouse Style
July 2014 – Leading home furnishings destination Crate and Barrel introduces its fall 2014 collection, welcoming the season with a classic product offering inspired by the modern farmhouse. At an affordable price point, the new fall collection offers a simple and stress-free way to decorate and entertain in this season’s hottest style, the modern farmhouse, and celebrate family-friendly holidays.
The new fall assortment showcases the brand’s signature ......
Abu Dhabi- UAE: 06 July, 2014: ADNOC Distribution hosted a special ceremony to honour 120 long serving employees for their vital role in consolidating the company’s pioneering industry status and contributing to the expansion of its service and product portfolio at the national level.
Held at St. Regis, Corniche, the ceremony saw His Excellency Abdulla Salem Al Dhaheri, Chief Executive Officer, ADNOC Distribution, presenting certificates of appreciation to the employees for their sustained dedication and higher caliber work through the past years, in the presence of Rashed ......
Dubai, UAE 6th July 2014 –TNT Express Middle East and Sub-continent Associates, donated the amount of EUR 6500 to Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known as Doctors without Borders.
MSF is an international independent humanitarian medical aid organisation which provides emergency medical aid where needed; regardless of race, religion, politics or gender in more than 70 countries. MSF relies greatly on the support of private donations, which account for 90 percent of its funds, and ensure its independence of action in complex crises.
Ghada Hatim, Executive Director ......