“For me, the Orient is genuine luxury, beauty and emotion. . With Absolute Oriental, I considered the challenge of converting all of this into a fragrance that was the quintessence of the Oriental.”Angel Schlesser. AN ORIENTAL STORYDesigner Angel Schlesser’s passion for Oriental culture began while on holiday. Moved by the beauty of the landscape and the magic of the culture he experienced on a remote island in ea... ...
Rose Privée, the new fragrance of L’Artisan Parfumeur.A celebration of the iconic May Rose of Provence, dazzling and sophisticatedThis May, L’Artisan Parfumeur launches a new and irresistibly modern Eau de Parfum. Rose Privée is a celebration of the rare and iconic May Rose (Rose de Mai). This Eau de Parfum is the result of a singular collaboration between a master perfumer, Bertrand Duchaufour, and his apprentice, Stéphanie Bakouche.... ...
We hope you have not missed out on the amazing The Color Boost lipstick from Bourjois? They have a light, non-sticky texture, and your lips stay moisturized and smooth, thanks to the silk extracts.The luscious formula leaves a veil of perfectly even shiny and slightly transparent color.. . The Bourjois advantage: 10 hours of comfort and moisture!. . Not to mention the famous – oh so must have blushers!. . Available at... ...
A fabulous chance to win a whopping 1 kg of gold each Campaign – The Great Gold Rush Main attraction of the Campaign – Chance to win up to 25 kg of gold Participating outlets – All Malabar Gold & Diamonds outlets in the Middle East and Far East Number of winners so far - 21
Offers in UAE• Customers get raffle coupons for every jewellery purchase of AED 500. • For every pur... ... Read more
Black IV tells the tale of love at first sight, an animalistic attraction.Subtle and playful, it’s a story of subdued romance; a stolen glance and an instant allure.It is shyly awaiting a sign, a greeting to greet back. It is silently anticipating beauty to present itself to be tenderly appreciated, cherished, and loved.The eyes meet in captivation, magnificence, and lust.It all starts from the first glance, it is weightless, blissful; the ... ...
Your Favorite Beauty Destination Wojooh is now online, shop your local and international beauty must-haves at a click of a button with our new fully functional e-commerce website as of the 21st of June.The new website will make shopping even more beauty-full from the comfort of your home by granting you exceptional insights into the world of make-up, fragrances and skin care. From tips and advice to seasonal trends, new product launches , online ... ...
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It’s holiday season again! Time to escape the heat to a breezy tropical island somewhere or stroll the cities of Europe for culture and fashion. The bags are packed with all holiday essentials from the tanning lotion to the evening attires. There is that one task that needs to be taken care of before the switch off begins, and that is preparing your house for the holiday.
Traveling means that a house will be deserted for a while. This ......
If you think you know everything about cosmetic surgery, wait until you hear about the latest “window dressing” for the eyes, which is available at Dubai Cosmetic Surgery clinic.
Known as Eyebrow and Eyelash transplant, this latest trend is gaining a very large following, what with thicker and fuller eyebrows, and long eyelashes in vogue at the moment, and exhibited by celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Sofia Vergara, Keira ......
Inspired by the boundless spirit of daisies And blue sky, daisy dream is marc’s newest Dream girl--ethereal, innocent and free.
Channeling daisy’s easy charm and reverie, Daisy dream embodies a new take on being youthful, spirited and romantic. Daisy Dream reflects marc’s irresistible mix of Intricate details, elegance and femininity for a fresh interpretation of the iconic daisy motif.
Create a striking silhouette this season with a pair of statement earrings featuring diamonds, pearls and gold. Pick your favorite pair from this stunning range at Liali for some summertime glamour!
Al LIALI Jewellery LLC is a Dubai based jewellery company with a chain of up-market boutiques under the name of LIALI. Started in June 1999
by Raed Ahmad Baker and Anuraag Sinha, today LIALI boasts of 18 outlets in most of UAE's ......
Saks Fifth Avenue, one of the world's pre-eminent specialty retailers, is renowned for its superlative designer collections, its expertly edited assortment of handbags, shoes, jewelry, cosmetics and gifts, and the first-rate fashion expertise and exemplary client service of its Associates. As part of the Hudson's Bay Company brand portfolio, Saks operates 41 full-line stores in 22 states, five international licensed stores, 72 Saks Fifth ......
Dubai, June 30, 2015: Founder Charlie Clifford’s passion to make travel easier was the driving force and catalyst that motivated him to create TUMI. The brand name derives from the moniker for a Peruvian icon and was inspired by Clifford’s Peace Corps mission in South America. TUMI may have been launched as an importer of leather goods, but Clifford had bigger ideas and was focused on revolutionizing the travel world. For the Fall ......
Modern, fresh and young, but always blue, the new Emporio Armani eyewear offering takes direct inspiration from the Blue@ Spring/Summer 2015 collection,
recently seen on the catwalk.
Blue in its many shades - indigo, cobalt, royal blue and even cornflower blue for the most eccentric and innovative styles – is the dominant colour, providing
wearers a vibrant and intense look and opening up onto a fast, ......
Organised by The Dubai Mall and Vogue Italia and under the umbrella of Dubai Design & Fashion Council, the event continues to position the city as a global fashion destination
An unmatched two-day celebration of emerging and high-end fashion and lifestyle events
Fashion Talks led by renowned fashion designers and icons; free registration for public
First edition of ‘Who Is On Next Dubai’ – scouting ......
“Kiss Me with your Eyes” - Andy Warhol
Our original launch pad for this collection was Surrealism - not so much the art movement but the juxtaposition of ideas and surprising elements. As time and research progressed we realized that it was “illusion” and the concept that things aren’t exactly as they seem, that really interested us. Ideas, numbers, letters and numerous colors were continuously gathered until we ......
New Certification Enables Customers to Confidently Add Market-Leading Security to Converged Infrastructure
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 29, 2015: Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in security software and solutions, today announced Trend Micro™ Deep Security is now certified as a VCE™ Validation Ready™ solution through the VCE Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program. The TAP program ......
Dubai, June 29, 2015: Whether it is planning a fishing trip with friends this Summer or having a family outing at the park, we always end up exhausting batteries of our devices and the absence of an electrical source outdoors only adds to the hassle. Well, no need to fret anymore! The new 5200mAh, 9000mAh and 12000mAh portable chargers by Microsoft will make sure your devices stay juiced wherever you spend your summer.
Leading this powered up ......
Kia to reward purchases this Ramadan with cash prizes, gifts and free vehicle services.
Deals available across distributors in KSA, UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar.
(Dubai, UAE) 30 June 2015 – Kia is celebrating the holy month of Ramadan by rewarding customers who purchase a Kia vehicle over the course of the holy month with complementary services such as cash discounts, free of charge maintenance, ......
McLaren Automotive records second consecutive year of profitability just four years after opening its first retailer
2014 sales increased 18 percent over 2013, another year of growth
Already a sustainable business investing in its future and people
An expanding range of luxury sports cars designed, engineered and made in the UK...and intending to stay that way
More than 1,200 people employed, most in the UK, with 50 percent of parts ......
Collaboration of design & technology results in a creative breakthrough for the New Lexus Amazing in Motion Campaign
Dubai, UAE, June 29, 2015 –A Lexus has always been a vehicle that rides on wheels, in contact with the ground. Until now. This summer a new Lexus takes flight, bringing the stuff of science fiction closer to real world fact with Lexus creating one of the most advanced Hoverboards ever developed in partnership ......
New midnight menu launches for Dubai’s night owls
Dubai, UAE, 30 June 2015: Maison Mathis Dusit Thani, the 24/7 dining destination, located in the iconic Dusit Thani Hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road, is excited to announce the launch of Mmmm… the Maison Mathis Midnight Menu. This mouthwatering feast will satisfy all midnight cravings and is available daily from sunset to early morning (or from 10pm to 1:30am).
Friends and ......
Dubai, June 30, 2015 – As part of the hotel’s community-oriented initiatives, in collaboration with the Bright Side Art Training Center, Rose Rayhaan by Rotana Hotel, a flagship property of Rotana, previously certified the world’s tallest hotel by Guinness Book of World Records has recently held a fun filled day event for the Senses Residential and Day Care Centre for special needs children.
Recognizing the importance of ......
Real Estate & Retail
DUBAI, UAE, June 30, 2015- Many roads in Dubai are heavily congested, leading to long delays for commuters. In November 2005, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) was formed in order to execute strategic plans for Dubai’s traffic projects, including the construction of the Dubai Metro and other integrated road systems.
Aurecon was appointed by the RTA in March 2015 to upgrade the corridors of Tripoli Road and Algeria Road. This ......
A unique retail destination embracing a fantastic memorable, immersive and indulgent in-store environment.
Abu Dhabi, June 29, 2015: Chalhoub Group is pleased to announce its new concept store TRYANO set to open in Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi in October this year.
‘Tryano’, which was developed by Chalhoub Group will become an anchor store in the new Yas Mall and will cater to the desires of the local customers, in ......
Travel, Tourism and Hotels
Banking and Investments
Education and Trainings
Government, Legal and Charity
Initiative aims to create a broader Islamic economic and business ecosystem
Dubai, 30 June 2015: The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai and the Institute of Corporate Governance (Hawkamah), a subsidiary of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), have signed an agreement to co-operate in the setting up of an ‘Islamic Management and Governance Centre’ in Dubai, in line with the vision of His Highness ......
Events and Exhibitions
Abu Dhabi – June 30, 2015: Abu Dhabi Classic FM’s ‘Kids’ Classics’ show has been awarded a much sought after ‘Finalist Certificate’ at the world famous New York Festivals International Radio Program Awards. The daily slot, hosted by Damian Watson and targeting children and their parents on the school run, was classified as one of the six finest ‘Children/Young Adult’ radio shows in the world ......
Al Ahli Publishing and Distribution (APD), a subsidiary of Al Ahli Holding Group has launched The New York Times best-seller, Ms. Marvel comic book series in English and Arabic in the MENA region. Ms. Marvel AKA Kamala Khan is the first ever Muslim superhero
Dubai, UAE, June 28, 2015: Al Ahli Holding Group (AAHG), a UAE-based multi-diversified international conglomerate has launched the Ms. Marvel Comic book series in English and Arabic ......
Healthcare, Fitness and Medicine
Phase-two of the roll out of the implementation of the mandatory health insurance scheme almost comes to an end, more than 600,000 people insured in phase two.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 June, 2015: To ensure that all employers and sponsors comply with their responsibilities, the Dubai Health Authority(DHA) has linked the health insurance scheme to visa issuance and renewal.
The DHA has partnered with General Directorate ......
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During a Visit to the Arab League and the Egyptian Ministry of Transport
“Tasneef” Continues its Efforts to Support the Arab Maritime Sector
Abu Dhabi, 28th of June, 2015: In virtue of its role as the first Arab classification society developing standards and specifications in the field of maritime navigation, and issuing compliance and inspection certificates for ships and maritime facilities, Emirates Classification Society “Tasneef” sent a delegation to visit the Arab League in order to hold negotiations to join the wider Arab maritime market and receive the ......
Already a client for eight years, Nestlé has extended its long-term partnership with Mohebi Logistics for a further seven years. Both companies will be working closely in Dubai World Central (DWC).
The agreement announced recently, underlines the strong mutual bonds that have already paved the progress made by Nestlé in the GCC region. As Expo 2020 approaches, both companies are entering a new era destined to mark significant achievements.
This exciting development will see Mohebi Logistics store, pick and pack raw materials and finished goods from Nestlé’s existing factory at ......
Developments in Technology Critical to Promoting Cost Efficiencies in Challenging Market Conditions, say Abu Dhabi Industry Chiefs
Abu Dhabi, UAE –30 June2015–Innovation is key to achieving progress in the energy sector in today’s economic environment, Abu Dhabi industry leaderssaid yesterday.
As regional and global oil and gas companies continue to submit their nominations for the prestigious ADIPEC 2015 Awards ahead of the 30 July deadline, members of the Regional Select Jury (RSJ), which is comprised of senior professionals from across the industry, emphasized the ......
If you are looking for something chic which looks as fashionable as it works, the Recke multicooker – MC – 150 ltd is the best choice.
This designer multicooker is a visually appealing appliance, which is becoming increasingly popular in Dubai households.
Recke MC 150 ltd cookers are space-savers, making it ideal for small kitchens, or even a fantastic addition to a modern kitchen.
An interesting feature that’s included in the model MC-150 ltd is the 3D heating option that is tailor-made for baking and ensures all round cooking of ......
Events hosted in partnership with Islamic Affairs & Charitable Activities Department, Ramadan Forum, Government of Dubai, and supporting sponsors Paris Gallery, Abdul Samad Al Qurashi and YAS Perfumes
Newly launched Quooker, the filtered boiling water tap, will sponsor food and beverages in partnership with Notions Group
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29 June 2015: Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Rawda Bint Ahmed Bin Juma Al Maktoum, Zabeel Ladies Club higher president, the club has announced the “Quloob Tawaqa” Ramadan lecture series. The series of ......
- Commercial agreements require flexibility to safeguard against sanctions 'reset button'
- Final agreement expected 30 June
Oil and gas companies must build flexibility into all commercial agreements with Iranian third parties to avoid potentially crippling financial penalties caused by snap-back provisions following the lifting of sanctions next week.
The final agreement, which could see onerous trade restrictions placed on Iran since 2010 lifted, may lead to an influx of O&G businesses seeking to exploit the country's natural resource reserves. Any final deal would ......
Working with diverse business interests to promote sustainability of the seas
Dubai, UAE, 25 June, 2015 – As part of its commitment to sustainability, the GAC Group has become a member of the World Ocean Council (WOC), the international ocean business alliance for Corporate Ocean Responsibility.
GAC joins more than 80 WOC members from the shipping, shipbuilding, oil & gas, fisheries, aquaculture, renewable energy, submarine cable, sectors, as well as the maritime legal and financial communities. Many of its members have a long-standing relationship with GAC ......
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 25 June 2015 – Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore has used the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award, bestowed on him by the Zayed Future Energy Prize in January, to provide critical funding to the COP21 climate action campaign, run by the Climate Reality Project. Gore established the Climate Reality Project, in 2006, to train volunteers to highlight the effects of climate change and ways to address it.
The Climate Reality Project’s ‘Road-to-Paris’ campaign aims to unite citizens, corporations and organisations, across the globe, to demand a strong ......
The Oil Barons Charity Ball wins award for dmg events after raising over USD 2.3 million to date for Friends of Cancer Patients
DUBAI, UAE – 25 June 2015 – One of the region’s most popular charity events, The Oil Barons Charity Ball, which this year raised more than USD 200,000 has been named Best Special Event at the Middle East Event Awards held on 3rd June 2015 at the JW Marquis Marriott Hotel, Dubai. Held under the patronage of H.E Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, and presented by the Abu Dhabi ......
To Finance Waste-to-Energy Plant
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 24 June, 2015 – Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) signed a loan agreement with the government of the Republic of Maldives, by which ADFD will finance AED22 million a project that will generate energy from waste.
The loan agreement articulates ADFD’s priority to finance renewable energy in brotherly and friendly countries given the importance of this sector in accelerating economic development in developing countries.
The agreement was signed by His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of ADFD, and ......
Doha, Qatar, June 24, 2015: For a while now, countries have been addressing the implications of global warming and have taken grave measures to transition towards a sustainable, low-carbon economy. According to a report by a leading industry body, 57% of the world’s electricity will come from renewable energy by 2050 and the energy demands will be met from eight different sources, that include, coal, oil, gas, nuclear, hydro, biomass, wind and solar.
Rapid developments have resulted in the availability of new technologies in generation, transmission and distribution of power. ......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 June 2015: The value of major active projects in Turkey is worth almost $350bn representing an excellent new opportunity for GCC contractors and consultants impacted by falling oil prices, according to new research by MEED Projects, the region’s leading online projects tracking service.
Thanks to its booming economy and fast-growing population, Turkey has really accelerated its nationwide infrastructure programme in recent years. For active projects worth more than $100m, the largest individual sector is transport, with $135bn worth of projects either ......
Leading FM company signs two new Dubai-based agreements to provide cleaning, maintenance and support services for global multinational Oracle, and strata management group, Place Management
Leading total facilities management company Farnek, has signed two new high profile multi-million dirham contracts with global database software leader Oracle and UAE-based Place Management, to provide cleaning, maintenance and support staff at key locations in Dubai.
Farnek’s three-year contact with Oracle’s Middle East Head Office, located in Dubai Internet City, which starts in June, ......
Endorsements from UAE Federal Transport Authority and UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency confirms industry leading status
Abu Dhabi, UAE: Abu Dhabi Ports Maritime Training Centre has been accredited by the UAE's Federal Transport Authority (FTA) - Land & Marine, for its delivery of International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Model Courses, all of which meet the requirements of the latest edition of Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) Code.
The courses which have been accredited are: the IMO Model Course 1.07 for Radar Navigation, Radar ......
SmartPlant® Enterprise solutions selected for integrated data and optimal plant operation and maintenance
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 15, 2015 – Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refinery Company Ltd. (YASREF) has recently chosen Intergraph® SmartPlant® Enterprise solutions to optimize the operation and maintenance of its full-conversion refinery. The project is a significant undertaking and involves the construction and operation of a 400,000-barrel per day (bpd) integrated petroleum refinery in Saudi Arabia.
YASREF initially used several solutions from the SmartPlant suite, ......
Call for Papers Breaks Industry World Record with 2,278 Proposals from 540 Organizations Across 65 Countries
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 23 June 2015 – Global industry leaders and decision-makers are set to make the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC) 2015 a record-breaker, with the number of abstract submissions for the Conference Programme rising 26 percent from 2014.
With a total of 2,278 proposals submitted from 540 organizations across 65 countries, the ADIPEC 2015 Conference Programme is already building on the success of last year’s ......
A revolutionary lighting solution, the multi-purpose and versatile Flamber LED bulb offers easy portability, optimum saving and innovative usability
Dubai, June 23, 2015: Vinverth, a leading brand of consumer electronics and consumer appliances, has introduced the revolutionary Flamber 9-Watt LED bulb, a highly innovative technology that can take its brilliance absolutely anywhere, regardless of a power source.
A bulb that can light up with a mere touch of moisture, the multi-functional Flamber bulb is highly portable and multi-functional as it can serve the functionality of an ......
Abu Dhabi Ports sees MICCO establish a world-class logistics business centre at Kizad
22 June 2015: Abu Dhabi, UAE: Abu Dhabi Ports, operator and manager of ports and industrial zones in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, has signed a standard Musataha agreement (SMA) with Al Mazroui International Cargo Company (MICCO) to establish a new Logistics Business Centre at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad). The state-of-the-art facility will cater to MICCO’s temperature controlled storage facilities, bulk storage through open yards, distribution services, and a service centre for their ......
22 June 2015: The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and international energy services company Penspen announced the completion of contract signing in February 2015 to enable a formal start to the Feasibility Study examining the current West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) system performance and its possible future network extension to other ECOWAS states.
The work will look at how WAGP has performed since its completion in 2010 and what measures need to be taken to optimise its operation. The work includes a technical and economic analysis of the extension of the pipeline ......
Pursuit of Local Water, Energy and Environment Innovations to be Boosted by New Advanced Facility
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 22 April, 2015 ̶ Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, is launching its new Analytical Chemistry and Biochemistry (ACBC) Laboratory as part of its continuing contribution to the UAE’s indigenous research infrastructure and capacity.
“The new ACBC Laboratory and all of the core labs at Masdar Institute are advanced research ......