The Astana Pro Cycling Team from Kazakhstan is looking forward to compete in the Dubai Tour that will be held from 4 to 7 February 2015.The second edition of the race will feature some of the world’s top riders and will see a total of 16 teams and 127 riders participate in the race.. Organized by Dubai Sports Council, together with RCS Sport and Events JLT, the Dubai Tour 2015 race covers a t... ... Read more
Feb 1, 2015, Dubai, UAE: The Spring 2015 Marciano advertising campaign features an array of strikingly beautiful models including, Solveig Mork, Xenia Deli, Rachel Mortenson, Yara Khmidan and the charming Eugen Bauder in a series of captivating images that embody timeless elegance and sophistication.The campaign was directed by Paul Marciano, CEO and Chief Creative Officer for GUESS?, Inc. and shot... ... Read more
It’s cold outside, but don’t let that stop you from stepping out in style. Jane Norman have released their hot picks for the chilly season, from block-coloured cocktail dresses, to embellished maxi dresses and sequined floor-length gowns.WINTER BEST PICKSBlock colour ripple wave dress. AED 219. QR 219. SR 219. BD 22. KD 18Lace effect dress. AED 279. QR 279. SR 279. BD 27. KD 22Low ... ... Read more
Issued by the Media Centre of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment‘Journey of Celebrations’ offered unique shopping experiences for 32 days to residents and visitors from around the worldDubai, February 1, 2015: As the milestone 20th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) draws to a close today (Sunday, 1 February, residents and visitors from around the world who joined its spectacular ‘Journey of Celebrations’,... ...
Submissions can be made from 1 February to 28 February 2015Dubai, UAE — 1 February, 2015 – Filmmakers from across the UAE can celebrate the diversity and vitality of Dubai by entering ‘The Reel Dubai’ competition which launches today and is accepting submissions through to 28, February 2015. A joint initiative between Samsung, the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) and... ... Read more
Dubai (UAE) 1 February, 2015 – Coffee benefits from being enjoyed from a perfectly designed vessel, which is why Nepresso coffee experts and master glass makers Riedel have come together to craft the most advanced tasting vessel possible in order to maximize the Nespresso Grand Cru experience. Nespresso experts intimately understand the intricate relationships between terroir and variety in selecting exceptional green coffee beans... ...
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Dubai, January 31, 2015: Roberto Cavalli is the brilliant designer of an unashamedly opulent and glamorous universe. His predestined encounter with the most precious and complex essence in the world of perfumery gave birth to the Oud collection. This exclusive line of fragrances explores the most fascinating oriental scents through the couturier’s sensibility and inimitable sense of style.
Oud al Qasr and haute couture have a lot ......
Homegrown, all-natural, beauty brand Herbline Essentials has a moisturiser for you, whatever your skin type
Dubai, UAE, 29th January 2015 - We may have spent our teens and early twenties, slathering on whatever lotion we happened to find in our bathroom cabinet, but these days we know the importance of investing in a moisturiser that will do more than just hydrate parched skin. Your daily face cream should work for your specific skin type, to ......
At the second new moon after the winter solstice, thousands across the globe ready themselves for the Chinese New Year – the dawn of fresh start. A symbol of renewal and rejuvenation, the celebration of the new year is full of preparations to make way for new opportunities, wealth, and good fortune.
Celebrate the new year with beautifully transformed skin.
Our promise of transformed skin is delivered everyday through the ......
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Here they are, inspired by travel notes in a leather-bound notebook as ancient and well-worn as the knowledge of our craft (passed down for three generations): two new creations, perfumes with notes of memory and soul, perfectly capturing the emotions. These perfumes represent two more steps in this marvellous and ongoing journey, towards the magnificence of fire and emotions ......
February 1, 2015, Dubai, UAE: This Valentine’s day, gift the new Rosie for Autograph SS15 sleepwear collection designed by Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in collaboration with M&S to your loved one. The collection comprises of mix and match pieces featuring vintage rose motifs in complementary tones of pale pinks, dove grey and black silk to create the perfect sleep wardrobe. Garments are made in luxurious fabrics including premium jerseys, ......
Feb 1, 2015, Dubai, UAE: The Spring 2015 Marciano advertising campaign features an array of strikingly beautiful models including, Solveig Mork, Xenia Deli, Rachel Mortenson, Yara Khmidan and the charming Eugen Bauder in a series of captivating images that embody timeless elegance and sophistication.
The campaign was directed by Paul Marciano, CEO and Chief Creative Officer for GUESS?, Inc. and shot by the dynamic team of Hunter and Gatti. ......
It’s cold outside, but don’t let that stop you from stepping out in style.
Jane Norman have released their hot picks for the chilly season, from block-coloured cocktail dresses, to embellished maxi dresses and sequined floor-length gowns.
WINTER BEST PICKS
Block colour ripple wave dress
Lace effect dress
Low back bandage dress
Returning to Paris for his seventh consecutive season, fashion designer Rami Al Ali today unveiled his spring/summer 2015 couture collection to an intimate gathering of fashion’s inner circle. Al Ali paid homage to the traditional yet sensory elegance of Japanese culture and art, exploring how organic simplicity contrasts with lavish refinement.
Taking inspiration from the decorative opulence of Japan’s iconic garment, the ......
Dubai, UAE; 31 January 2015 - The Juicy Couture Spring 2015 campaign, "Couture Oasis," depicts the ultimate selfie, following the Juicy girl as she escapes LA for relaxation and rejuvenation. Embracing the best-of-the-best through the lense of couture, Juicy has brought together two of the fashion industry's most legendary icons - stylist Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele and photographer Hans Feurer.
Samsung TVs Maintain No.1 Position with46% Market Share in the UAE
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates—January 28, 2015—Samsung Gulf Electronicsreported a 10-fold increase in sales of its ultra-high-definition (UHD) televisions in 2014, compared to 2013. The leap points tothe country’s growing appetite for 4K technology, and signals the success of Samsung’s 2014 line of UHD TVs in the market.
The newly released sales ......
The new Az Zour South desalination plant was inaugurated on January 27, 2015 in the presence of HE Abdulaziz Abdullatif Al-Ibrahim, Minister of Public Works and Minister of Electricity and Water in Kuwait, Laurent Fabius, French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development; Antoine Frérot, Chairman of Veolia; and Christian Nakhlé, French Ambassador to Kuwait.
In 2011, Veolia had been selected to build the Az ......
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Agreement signed on the sidelines of Arab Health 2015 reflects Dubai Healthcare City’s commitment to support high quality education, research and student experience
Dubai, January 27, 2015: Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), the world’s largest healthcare freezone, and Queen’s University Belfast, one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities, today announced their partnership to develop the Mohammed Bin ......
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Karim Al Azhari storms to victory in Round Two of the TRD 86 Cup with a superb double-race performance, cementing his number one slot
Ahmad Al Ghanem and Tejas Hirani win a Formula Gulf 1000 race each to tie on equal points in a tense battle during the second round
Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, February 1, 2015: Yas Marina Circuit was again in full racing swing this weekend as fans were treated to another closely-fought weekend of ......
Dubai, February 1, 2015: Alpen Capital and Alpen Asset Advisors hosted their flagship annual musical concert, Global Fusion on January 31, 2015 at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai. Global Fusion is an amalgamation of renditions of classical music instruments and captivating dance performances. Showcasing the amalgamation of classical fusion and tunes from the dunes, this year’s concert featured renowned names from the world of music ......
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United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi – 1stFebruary 2015:Most people are familiar with varicose veins, a condition that affects more than 40 million people in the United States, according to the Chicago Vein Institute. Varicose veins or the reddish, blue-purple protrusions that appear on the lower leg, fall under a branch of medicine known as vascular surgery – which deals with diseases of arteries and veins.
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UAE-UK Ministers Call for Collaboration on Energy Efficiency to Ensure Secure Energy Future for Generations to Come
Abu Dhabi, UAE – February 1 2015– Held under the Patronage of His ExcellencySuhail Al Mazrouei, UAE Minister of Energy, the Energy Working Group under the directorship ofthe UAE-UK Business Council hosted a forum to share best practices in energy efficiency and explore avenues for further collaboration on implementation of energy efficiency technologies and measures.
Held during the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, the event focused on Energy Efficiency related ......
Luxury liner makes Abu Dhabi a regular fixture
Abu Dhabi, UAE: Abu Dhabi Ports welcomed “Queen Mary 2”, the world famous flagship of the Cunard Line, on 31 January at Zayed Port.
The luxury cruise liner stayed a full day in Abu Dhabi, giving passengers the opportunity to visit the emirate and its many unique tourist attractions, including the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Emirates Palace, the newly opened Yas Mall and many more.
Dedicated tourist information services, taxi and bus stands at Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal helped the tourists to plan their day, and to make ......
Dubai, UAE, 29January, 2015 –As is with every economy, an indication of its health is derived from the performance of the home appliance industry – a critical mark of consumer demand and long term investment in products that try to improve quality of life.
According to the Euromonitor report , the home appliance segment in the UAE witnessed an average household spend of US$ 350 (AED 1285) as the growth rate trudged at a rate of 6%. Though UAE is the smallest market in terms of absolute sales volume in the region, it is expected to see a Computed Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) ......
31 January 2015 - SHUAA is pleased to announce its Emirates Gateway Fund has been awarded Best UAE Equity Fund 2014 in the category ‘three-year performance’ by MENA FM at the MENA Fund Manager Performance Awards. The EGF was awarded best fund in the ‘three year performance’ category in 2013 and received the award for Best UAE Equity Fund in 2012 and 2011.
HH Sheikh Maktoum, Executive Chairman of SHUAA Capital, commented: “The Emirates Gateway Fund has provided our customers a consistent return over a number of years, including+16.4% through 2014 and +186% ......
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 31 January, 2015 – Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) is set to offer a wide range of career opportunities for qualified UAE nationals as part of its participation at Tawdheef 2015, articulating the company’s ongoing commitment to supporting the UAE government’s Emiratisation efforts.
Tawdheef 2015 is a leading recruitment fair, organised by Abu Dhabi Tawteen Council (ADTC) in association with Turret Media. The event is scheduled to run from 2 to 4 February, 2015.
Located in Hall 3, the 128 sqm ADNEC pavilion (3C20) is designed to create a ......
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 28 January 2015: UAE’s national role models from PwC, Emirates Foundation, and Abu Dhabi Investment Company will join Emiratisation and HR experts to address local students at the Emirati Youth Forum, as part of the Emiratisation Summit 2015 which takes place 2nd of February at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.
The Emirati Youth Forum is one of a kind here in the UAE, and gathers over 100 Emirati students from across the Nation's top universities and academies to meet and interact with potential employers.
Fatma Ahmed Ramadhan Juma, Senior ......
Tawdheef career fair from 2 – 4 February at ADNEC
Abu Dhabi, UAE: As part of its ongoing commitment to support Emiratis in their career aspirations, Abu Dhabi Ports and Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT), manager and operator of Khalifa Port container terminal, will be exhibiting at Tawdheef, Abu Dhabi’s exclusive career fair for UAE nationals, from 2 – 4 February, at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).
Held under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Social Development, Tawdheef is one of the emirate’s most ......
Dubai, UAE, 29 January 2015 – GAC Bunker Fuels has passed the latest audit of its ISO 9001 audit for marine fuel and lubricants trading and brokerage, underlining its commitment to compliance and business ethics at an uncertain time for the global bunker fuels sector.
Following GAC Bunker Fuels’ successful audit, DNV auditor Marimuthu Kumaraswamy said: "Management involvement in core processes has resulted in customer requirements being met and business targets being achieved.” The ISO certification shows GAC Bunker Fuels continuing commitment to compliance and ......
World's largest wealth manager says price is likely to recover to $67-72 by the end of 2015
Dubai/United Arab Emirates, 29 January 2015 – UBS Wealth Management's latest research forecasts further short-term weakness in the price of crude oil, but indicates that gains in the latter half of the year will take the price to between US$67-72 per barrel by the end of 2015. The report, published ahead of UBS’s Chief Investment Office (CIO) roadshow to the Middle East next month, suggests the market is yet to see the end of the downside momentum following a drop of ......
Company to pave way for increased role of Japan’s SME sector in the Middle East
Dubai-UAE: 29 January, 2015 - Japan Trade Centre (JTC), a private-sector business-to-business platform dedicated to promoting Japan’s small and medium enterprises across international markets, has commenced operations at the Business Park in Dubai World Central (DWC).
JTC DWC LLC will serve a growing body of Japanese SMEs in the UAE, spanning various industries such as machinery, construction materials, electronics, food and beverage, textiles and jewelry. Currently, JTC is linked to a pool of ......
Dubai, 28 January 2015 – GAC, a world leader in global shipping services, has been appointed sole provider of hub agency services for the worldwide LNG fleet of BG Group.
The agreement also covers crude oil and LPG shipments to accommodate BG Group’s expanding cargo range.
The new five year contract took effect on January 1 with GAC providing hub and ship agency services and a range of value-added solutions covering the movement of BG Group’s cargoes around the world.
Kumar Ganesan, General Manager for GAC Global Hub Services coordinated the negotiations ......
2015 started with a surprise for a few people in Dubai. Following an insight that every New Year’s party ends up in a lot of mess, Scotch-Brite came up with a unique idea. Since Scotch-Brite and household cleaning go hand in hand and for more than 50 years Scotch-Brite is a trusted Household name this campaign helped to reinforce the trust that Scotch-Brite stands for Sparkling Homes. It all began with ‘Why not give people a free clean-up?’Creatively transforming into ‘#ScotchBriteMyParty’, they started inviting entries through various social mediums, finalizing ......
Aimia survey: opportunity for Gulf retailers with shoppers more willing to share personal information in exchange for rewards
DUBAI, Janurary 28, 2015 – Shoppers in the Gulf region are among the most open with their personal information, with 67 per cent willing to share their data, second only to India, reveals a new global survey by leading loyalty provider, Aimia Inc. (TSX: AIM).
The survey of over 24,000 respondents from ten countries including the US, Canada, Australia and India, also showed room for growth in the Gulf’s loyalty sector, with the lowest number of ......
High efficiency-low cost contemporary solar technology now primed for investments, explains Manz representative, noting region’s keen interest in solar industry
A recurring theme at the 2015 edition of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) has been solar energy, and its transition from an expensive alternative to a competitive technology. Spurred by the capital’s goal of generating seven percent of its energy output using renewable sources by 2020, the centrepiece of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), the WFES has highlighted the viability of injecting solar technology ......
Identifies nine different postures adopted by office employees
Dubai, 26th January 2015 – Office employees are now spending up to six hours a day working on mobile devices rather than desktop computers, and often toggle between three different devices throughout the day, according to research conducted by Steelcase, the global leader in the office furniture industry. Based on the analysis of 10,739 employees across six continents, the Steelcase
Global Posture Study provided insight into how new technologies have changed the way people work and move throughout the ......
Dubai, January 26, 2015 - If you started 2015 resolved to have more love in your life, then please join us at the bin kitty adoption day on Friday 30th January, from 2.30pm until 5.30pm at the Dubai Garden Centre.
Pet adoption is all about love and new lives, giving homeless animals a second chance. We have a wonderful selection of gorgeous cats and kittens looking for loving new homes.
And guaranteed, your life will be enriched, and they'll give as much love as you can handle.
EVENT HOURS - Friday, 30th December, 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm
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Nespresso has brewed the perfect gift.
We know how difficult it can be when it comes to choosing that all-important Valentine’s Day gift for your other half, especially one that they will actually enjoy and use! This year, give the gift of a luxury Nespresso coffee machine that they can enjoy all–year round.
Choose between the Pure Red UMilk (1,095 AED), or the chic Ruby Red Inissia (from 500 AED) Nespresso machines. Both machines feature award-winning technology, including an efficient heating time of 25 seconds, automatic brewing and the all-new ......
Abu Dhabi Ports installs cutting edge terminal operating system
Abu Dhabi, UAE:Abu Dhabi Ports is implementinga brand newterminal operating system(TOS) which will enhance the general cargo operations at the emirate’s ports, significantlyimproving processing times and the full range of customer service offerings.
The state-of-the-art port management software called “Master Terminal” will replace Abu Dhabi Ports’ existing systems and support the management of all aspects of the general cargo operations, including bulk, break bulk, project and Roll-On/Roll-Off ......
“I quit my job, sold my car, and got myself a trade license”
Secret PR is proud to announce its official launch in the UAE this February 2015. Following a brief soft launch in September 2014, the agency is set to become the PR industry’s first SOS service. Catering for existing agencies by acting as their affiliate, Secret PR is now armed and ready to assist them with their daily PR needs and emergencies.
Founded by Sarah Mohamed, Secret PR was created in order to combat the common challenges faced by marketing professionals in the UAE. With the high industry turnover ......
24 January 2015: On January 22, 2015, in Abu Dhabi at the World Future Energy Summit, a contract for Technical Cooperation was signed between Almagar Group Environmental Energy Engineering Consultancy 3EC and Enekio in order to develop and deploy Smart Energy Solutions for Cities and Buildings and Eco System.
The document was endorsed by the signatures of Dr Ali Mohammed Almagar Al Shehri , General Manager of Almagar Group 3EC and Franck Lesueur the Chairman of the Board of Enekio.
This signature emphasizes scientific and technological cooperation between Saudi Arabia and ......