MISHA NONOO x ALDO RISE SS16 COLLECTION LAUNCHES WORLDWIDEDubai, UAE, May 8, 2016: ALDO RISE is an initiative by the brand to support, promote and celebrate daring talent in the fashion community. ALDO RISE ensures fashion designers have the ability to create and showcase the footwear and handbags they envision for their collections directly to the consumer through the Aldo doors. As great things always come in threes, ALDO is thrilled... ...
Dubai, UAE, May 8, 2016: The temperature is rising! As summer well and truly arrives in the Middle East and you start to get prepared for beach and pool time, you might be wondering, “How do I protect my hair from the sun, chlorine and sea salt?”Luckily NUXE has arrived just in time with not one but two new products for your sun protection regimen, specifically for your tresses. This month NUXE launches NUXE Sun Moistu... ...
Dubai, UAE, May 8, 2016: “When I launched the NUXE Body range, my objective was to create a skincare line for the body offering simple application techniques, convincing performace and dreamy textures.To bring women even more pleasure, I decided to create a body water to extend the sensuality and finesse of the NUXE Body ritual by enveloping both body and mind in soothing fragrances” says Aliza Jabes.And it’s mission ... ...
Dubai, UAE, May 8, 2016: Concord unveils two new timepieces in their Imresario Lady range, that continue to set new high points in styling and design while paying tribute to clear-sighted women who are an inspiration to others: leaders, visionaries and entrepreneurs.First introduced in 1998, the Impresario line has made a proud comeback this year with new models for men and women. This new range preserves Concord’s rich heritage ... ...
After last season’s dynamic debut of the Paul Smith ‘A Suit To Travel In’, the designer returns to LC:M, evolving the story with a summer suit constructed using unlined and breathable cloth.Dubai, UAE, May 7, 2016: Manufactured in Italy, using exceptional fabric created by revered cloth-maker, Loro Piana, the suit combines a high-performing textile with confident use of colour and contemporary construction. High-twist yarn... ...
Local Heroes and Global Celebrity Ambassadors Encourage Women to ‘See What’s Possible’Today, women all over the world, from Riyadh to Paris and Tokyo, are taking a step back to reflect on what’s possible in their lives so they can pursue their dreams. This is the universal truth that inspires the launch of Neutrogena. See What’s Possible™, the brand’s s first-ever global campaign.“At Neutrogena... ...
Dubai, UAE, May 26, 2016:
A TIME FOR GIVING
Delight your friends and loved ones this Ramadan with gifts inspired by the world’s finest ingredients at The Body Shop®. Whether they adore fine fragrances or you want to give them days worth of sensational surprises, we have all you need to make everybody smile this Ramadan and Eid.
WORKING TOGETHER WITH WATERAID
Eid should be a time for thinking of others. Which is why ......
Kiehl’s Since 1851 brings the smoothing sensation of Argan + Babassu Oils to provide shine-boosting, frizz-calming results for 10x smoother hair with 3x less frizz!
Dubai, UAE, May 26, 2016: Dryness and frizziness is a reality that can affect all types of damaged hair, whether it’s coarse, thick, medium or fine. That’s why Kiehl’s is proud to introduce the Smoothing Oil-Infused Haircare from, the venerable ......
TIMEZ5 launches Muslim Physiology course as a digital product after years of excessive demand to help reach millions globally.
TIMEZ5 is offering the $49 course for free throughout the month of Ramadan and Eid 2016.
Dubai, UAE, May 26, 2016: TIMEZ5 Global Inc., the creator of the world’s first physiological prayer mat has launched Muslim Physiology as a digital product. The course, launched physically in 2013, has ......
Dubai, UAE, May 26, 2016: Time Machine Trading, the luxury brands distribution arm of Time Machine Group, launched the latest men’s fragrance Ford Mustang Performance in the Middle East. The fragrance called Ford Mustang Performance follows the success of its previous fragrances, Ford Mustang Classic, Ford Mustang Sport and 50 Years Ford Mustang.
The Ford Mustang is an iconic pony car with great history and unwavering ......
Dubai, UAE, May 26, 2016: Camaieu, the leading women’s fashion brand from France, distributed by Jawad Business Group, has launched its exclusive Ramadan collection in the region. The collection is specifically designed for women keeping the holy month of Ramadan in mind. The collection maintains the simplicity and practical dressing for the Ramadan month while retaining elegance in its cuts and silhouettes.
Alicia Keys is spotted wearing KENZO’s Spring Summer 2016 black Lace body-con top in her new hit “In Common”.
Kenzo launched in 1970 as the brainchild of Japanese-born Kenzo Takada. The look epitomizes "West meets East," merging fun prints with an ethnic vibe, flowers (the house’s signature), and textures to blend Kenzo's natural Japanese influences with Parisian culture. In 1983, Kenzo ......
Dubai, UAE, May 26, 2016: dinh van, which forms part of the fashion arm of Marka PJSC (DFM: MARKA), has introduced its elegant and modern Pi Chinois collection tothe contemporary French jewellery house’s store at City Walk, Dubai-UAE today.
Inspired by the Chinese art of Pi discs, the collection was launched in 1991 in a simple and minimalist design, characterizing the Maison. The piece of jewelry created was out of 24-carat ......
Since its first store opening in Abu Dhabi in 2006, the value fashion brand has delivered on its ‘Always Fashionable, Always Affordable’ brand promise
Extensive celebrations will take place across the Middle East in KSA, UAE, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait until 11th June 2016
On trend, quality, affordable fashion for all the family has seen REDTAG expand to 12 markets with over 170 stores in every major city across ......
Head to Centrepoint this Ramadan for an exclusive selection of gifts and fashion for the season.
Dubai, UAE, May 26, 2016: Centrepoint has a fabulous collection of season’s gifts that are perfect for this Ramadan. The region’s largest family fashion retailer has created an exclusive Gift Zone in-store; stocked with delectable gift sets, home accessories, and bath and body ranges that not only make Ramadan shopping a ......
—Global Survey of Millennials Hints at Big Changes for Networks—
Dubai, UAE, May 26, 2016: Global network operators should plan for continued capacity growth, greater flexibility, a larger array of services and corresponding billing models to address societal changes brought on by the Millennial generation, according to CommScope research into the lifestyles and spending trends of people born between 1980 and 2000. The ......
Dubai, UAE – May 24, 2016: Etisalat UAE, a leading telecom service provider together with Huawei, a leading global ICT (information and communications technology solutions) provider, have announced the successful collaboration of a new FTTH solution to provide 10Gbps broadband service.
Consumers today require high internet speeds for real-time 4K video streaming, low-latency cloud gaming, desk cloud system, and large file ......
Mobile Partner Training Content and Accreditation System to Benefit Local Businesses
Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2016: Samsung Gulf Electronics has announced the launch of the Mobile B2B Academy that will host dedicated training content and an accreditation system that will help both associates and external partners grow their business knowledge, develop technical expertise and identify new opportunities.
Accessible through a mobile ......
Al-Futtaim Motors sees more than 2,000 local entries from 30 different schools
Nine local winners submitted to international competition
Chance to win a trip to Japan
Dubai, UAE, May 25, 2016: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has seen double the participation in its second edition of Toyota’s global initiative, the Toyota Dream Car Art Contest, designed to inspire creativity in youth and ......
The leading mobile battery service provider extends its 24-hour mobile car services to Abu Dhabi
Dubai, May 24, 2016: Battmobile, a leading provider of car battery support and replacement services, has announced the expansion of its services to Abu Dhabi. A provider of quick and efficient 24-hour services, Battmobile is fast expanding its service offerings in the region to ensure hassle-free commute for motorists in the ......
Children with special needs enjoy vibrant fun as they throw paint on a Renault Dokker as part of a very special morning for artistic expression
Dubai, UAE – May 23, 2016
This morning 10 children from Al Noor Training Centre for Persons with Disabilities received an unusual experience ahead of Ramadan where they really let their creative expression loose.
The Renault Dokker, provided by Renault Middle ......
World’s largest organic burger chain’s “Live healthy, Stay fit” campaign continues its roll out across the UAE in collaboration with Dubai Sports Council
Dubai, UAE, 26 May 2016
Elevation Burger, the largest organic burger chain in the world, with several outlets now open across the UAE, held a live cooking event at its Jumeirah Beach Road restaurant, to highlight its pioneering commitment to exclusively using Fresh ......
800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria introduces its fitness meals as a way to encourage healthy choices without minimizing taste
With summer just around the corner, 800 Degrees reinvents fit living with gluten-free pizzas and healthy customizable salads in two promotional meal options
800 Degrees’ Fitness promotional meals are available exclusively in their City Centre Deira outlet
Dubai, UAE, May 26, 2016: 800 Degrees ......
Real Estate & Retail
Dubai, UAE, May 26, 2016: Last night, GROHE, the world leading German manufacturer in sanitary fittings, and The American University in Dubai (AUD) celebrated the official signing of their memorandum of understanding (MOU) at an exclusive event at AUD’s campus.
This year saw GROHE and AUD partner together on the University’s 2016 Spring Semester Wellness and Spa Course– an advanced Interior Design ......
Dubai, UAE, May 26, 2016: INDEX and workspace at INDEX 2016, two of the region’s largest events for interiors and design are now well underway at the Dubai World Trade Centre, with doors open until Thursday 26 May. One of the new additions for this year is the INDEX Design Innovation Forum, a brand new feature created to support the UAE’s vision of remaining a global pioneer in design and creativity.
H.E. Sheikh ......
Travel, Tourism and Hotels
Dubai, UAE, May 26, 2016
JA RESORTS & HOTELS RAMADAN OFFERS
JA Ocean View Hotel
Name: Iftar Buffet
Location/Restaurant Name: Le Rivage
Selling price: Price AED 119 per person incl. soft drinks, coffee & tea, Ramadan juices. Group rate of AED 99 per person for groups of minimum 10 pax
Timing: 7:30 to 11:00pm
JA Oasis Beach Tower
Name: Iftar Buffet
Location/Restaurant Name: Thyme
Selling Price: AED 165.00 person
Dubai, UAE, May 26, 2016: Cathay Pacific Airways released combined Cathay Pacific and Dragonair traffic figures for April 2016 that show a marginal year-on-year decrease in the number of passengers carried, together with a small increase in the volume of cargo and mail uplifted.
Cathay Pacific and Dragonair carried a total of 2,909,534 passengers last month – a decrease of 0.1% compared to April 2015. The ......
Banking and Investments
Education and Trainings
Middle East and North Africa (MENA)-wide youth employment organization opens its regional branch office in the UAE under the royal patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development
Dubai, UAE, May 26, 2016: Education For Employment (EFE), MENA’s leading non-profit network driving youth employment, has launched its regional branch office in the UAE at an event held on 25th ......
‘USW Aviation Academy’ will introduce a highly-specialized aerospace & aeronautical engineering curriculum for the first time in the region
Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2016: Dubai Aviation City Corporation (DACC), an entity wholly-owned by the Government of Dubai and the parent organization of Dubai South, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the UK-based University of South Wales (USW), for the establishment of ......
Government, Legal and Charity
Dubai, UAE, May 25, 2016: A high profile delegation from Dubai Customs took part in the WCO 3rd Global AEO Conference, held recently in Cancun, Mexico.
Dubai Customs Director, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, was a panellist on the first day plenary session of the conference. He presented to the global gathering the UAE’s state-of-the-art Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) program of which Dubai is the pilot. The Executive ......
Environmentally safe way to keep your grass green throughout summer
Dubai, UAE,11th May 2016: Green-Keeper Middle East, a division of FM Solution, dedicated to provide eco-friendly lawn treatments, has officially launched a 100% natural lawn colour solution to keep the rich green colour of the grass. The product that the company uses is made in the United States of America. It is non-toxic, biodegradable and perfectly safe for children, ......
Events and Exhibitions
Dubai, UAE, May 26, 2016: On the eve of the successful completion of two years of Femina Middle East magazine, Femina ME celebrated the Femina ME Women Awards on 25th May, 2016 at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai from 8pm onwards. The event witnessed some great women achievers who have done commendable contribution towards the society.
The theme of the Femina ME Women Awards was to recognize and felicitate women who ......
Superbrands, the independent authority and arbiter of branding, announced it will host its annual tribute event to honour and recognize 62 of UAE’s strongest brands on May 30, 2016 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dubai Festival City. The highly awaited ‘Brand of the Year’ award will be announced at the event and the 12th edition of the much sought-after Superbrands book, which includes a two-page profile of each of the ......
Healthcare, Fitness and Medicine
Other Top Stories
Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2016
Following up on 2015, IKEA has this year re-launched a collection specifically for the Middle Eastern markets on the occasion of Ramadan. Please say hello to DOFTRIK!
IKEA is a multinational group of companies that designs and sells ready-to-assemble furniture (such as beds, chairs and desks), appliances and home accessories. As of January 2008, it is the world's largest furniture retailer. Founded in Sweden in 1943 by then-17-year-old Ingvar Kamprad, who was listed as one of the world's richest people in 2013, the company's name is an acronym ......
On the eve of IRENA’s 11th Council meeting, IRENA celebrates five years of advancing the renewable energy solution
Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 24, 2016 – Tonight at its headquarters in Masdar City, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) gathered Member State representatives, international stakeholders and local leaders to celebrate its fifth year of operations. Since its first Assembly, 80 additional countries have joined the Agency bringing its total membership to 148, with 28 more countries in the process of joining.
“The five years since the establishment of ......
Sharjah Aquarium celebrates World Turtle Day by reintroducing hawksbill turtles into their natural habitat at Al Hamriya Beach.
Sharjah, May 23, 2016: A group of endangered turtles was released into the ocean today after being rehabilitated by marine biologists at Sharjah Aquarium.
The five adult and juvenile hawksbill turtles were reintroduced into the wild at the Natural Reserve at Al Hamriya Beach in Sharjah.
Today’s event was held to coincide with World Turtle Day and is part of Sharjah Museum Department’s “Because We Care” social ......
Abu Dhabi-UAE: May 23, 2016 – Smart Home Show, a unique event dedicated to promoting energy conservation in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, brought the curtains down on a highly successful second edition at Al Ain Convention Centre that drew thousands of visitors across a four-day run.
Organized by Al Ain Distribution Company (AADC), the event received high interest from various segments of society and convened the participation of 30 prominent government departments and specialized companies - including the Ministry of Energy, the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, Emirates ......
Numerous benefits to customers from joint network between Hong Kong and Europe
Dubai, UAE, May 22, 2016: More direct connections, greater flexibility and time savings combined with service enhancements - these are just some of the benefits customers will enjoy in the future thanks to the cooperation between the cargo division of Cathay Pacific Airways, the leading air cargo carrier in Asia, and Lufthansa Cargo, Europe's largest air cargo carrier.
Simon Large, Director Cargo at Cathay Pacific, and Peter Gerber, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo, ......
The initiative is to be delivered in partnership with the Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA), global experts in utility matters
Programme represents a new chapter in international development approach by Abu Dhabi Fund for Development that represents cutting-edge international thinking
Abu Dhabi, May 22, 2016 : The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), Abu Dhabi’s international development body, today announced the launch of a brand new, innovative training and support programme in electricity and water management in ......
Kizad Logistics Park Phase 2 to comprise of 64 units
Kizad Logistics Park will house a total of 105 pre-built warehouses
Special lease rates for a limited time
Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 22, 2016: Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone (Kizad) in the Emirate, has announced the launch of the second phase of Kizad Logistics Park (KLP) – Non Free Zone warehousing. KLP is comprised of high-quality warehouses in Kizad’s logistics cluster and is set to become one of the leading warehousing centres in the ......
Research project critical to the protection of the Gulf marine environment
Dubai, UAE, May 21, 2016: Emirates Wildlife Society in association with the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (EWS-WWF), is marking World Biodiversity Day (May 22) by launching a ground breaking scientific research project – The Gulf Green Turtle Conservation Project – with the ultimate aim of conserving endangered marine species and critical habitats in the UAE and wider region.
Over the course of the next four years the team of marine experts will gather scientific data on green turtle ......
Decade of innovation and excellence delivers business growth and industry recognition
Abu Dhabi, 19 May 2016 – Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT), manager and operator of Khalifa Port Container Terminal (KPCT) – the region’s first semi-automated container terminal – celebrated its 10th year anniversary on 17 May in Abu Dhabi. ADT was established in 2006 by Emiri Decree No. (6), as part of the restructuring of the commercial ports sector in the Emirate, and is owned by Abu Dhabi Ports, Mubadala and Mubadala Infrastructure Partners.
Its decade of success includes ......
New Era for Leading Energy and Facilities Management Services Company
Dubai, UAE, May 19, 2016: Enova, one of the region’s leading providers of multi-technical and energy management services, has announced a major expansion plan with the signing of an MOU between Enova’s two shareholders: Veolia and Majid Al Futtaim Ventures. On the same day, Enova also revealed the appointment of its new CEO Anne Le Guennec, previously responsible for Veolia’s Business Development in the Middle East.
The announcement marks a new era for Enova ......
First remittance brand to be conferred with Dubai Quality Gold Award
One of the Top Employers in the UAE recognised by the Great Place to Work Institute®
Participating for the 9th time in the Careers UAE 2016
Dubai, 19 May 2016: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is home to a strong work force of millions, but of late, the country is witnessing a rise in the demand for skilled workers. In alignment with the UAE government’s vision, both public and private sector organisations are playing their role in bridging this gap. One such organisation in the private sector is ......
Abu Dhabi, Dubai-UAE: 18 May, 2016 – Abu Dhabi National Oil Distribution Company (ADNOC Distribution), Emirates General Petroleum Corporation (Emarat) and Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) confirm that news reports recently published on some websites and social media platforms announcing the launch of a new fuel delivery service in the UAE are false.
This statement comes after tracking fuel delivery advertisements circulating on websites and social media channels that promise delivery of petroleum outside of service stations to homes or work sites. Such practices require a ......
The Centre also launches a web portal dedicated to MBRSC careers, a new mobile app and a brochure entitled “Your Guide to Start a Promising Career in Space”
Dubai, UAE, May 18, 2016: Within the framework of the continual quest to attract national talents capable of keeping pace with the ambitious space projects in the UAE, the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has announced 35 new career opportunities in the Engineering and Administrative sectors. The Centre has also launched a web portal featuring the vacancies, and the new MBRSC App, which enables job ......
The exclusive conference unleashed best practices and innovative techniques to optimize the life of oil & gas pipeline community.
Abu Dhabi, May 17th 2016: Tackling pipeline design, engineering and project challenges, key stakeholders of the Oil and Gas industry evaluated opportunities offered by new lucrative markets and emerging technologies at the Middle East Pipetech Conference held at Hotel Sofitel, Abu Dhabi on 17th May.
Hosted by EandP in association with Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO), Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO), Zakum ......
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 17 May 2016: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) announced the approval by the ENEC Board of Directors of the formation of Nawah Energy Company (Nawah) as ENEC’s wholly-owned operating subsidiary. Nawah will be mandated by ENEC to safely operate and maintain Barakah Units 1-4.
The ENEC Board of Directors mandated ENEC management to proceed with the formation of the operating company and to ensure the transfer and provision of all required resources to form the operating subsidiary.
The formation of Nawah as ENEC’s subsidiary operating ......
Smallest wireless power meter which revolutionizes energy meters in electrical panels now available in the Gulf
Dubai, UAE, May 16, 2016 – Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has launched PowerTag®, the smallest wireless power meter available, designed to enhance the monitoring and security of electrical assets, in the Gulf region. PowerTag simplifies the connectivity of individual breakers to a Building Management System (BMS), providing building owners and facility managers with precise, powerful, and real-time data to ......
Dubai, UAE, May 16, 2016: At the inauguration day of the Careers UAE 2016, His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum was briefed on the initiatives put forth by Dubai Customs. HH was received by Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs, and Ahmed Obeid Al Falasi, Executive Director of Human Resources, Finance and Administration at Dubai Customs.
His Highness Sheikh Mansoor listened to Khamis Al Muhairi, Recruitment Senior Manager at Dubai Customs HR Department, who spoke about Tomouh, Tawteen and Tafawoq initiatives, which Dubai Customs brings ......
For candidates with a mastery of more than one language, these industries are in need of global talents
Dubai, UAE, May 16, 2016: In an increasingly globalised world, the need to communicate in multiple languages has become a key component to successful international business processes. A number of industries are in need of multilingual candidates to fill positions throughout their employee base. At Careers UAE 2016, held at Dubai World Trade Centre from May 16-18, employers searching for new hires will have a keen eye out for candidates that speak English, French, German, Spanish ......
Operations will commence in the new location by the beginning of 2022
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 16 May, 2016 – In line with Abu Dhabi Vision 2030, which is aimed at creating an effective shift in the Emirate’s economy and to achieve greater integration with the global economy; ADNOC Distribution and Abu Dhabi Ports signed a Mustaha agreement yesterday. The new agreement aims to strengthen ADNOC Distribution’s capacity to develop new projects at Khalifa Industrial Zone (Kizad) and provide logistical support to its existing developments.
The agreement was signed ......
64% of UAE respondents believe their salary is lower than industry average, and half anticipate a pay raise in 2016
Dubai, UAE, May 16, 2016: The 2016 Bayt.com Middle East and North Africa Salary Survey, conducted by Bayt.com, the Middle East’s number one job site, and YouGov, the leading market research agency, revealed that more than half (55%) of UAE respondents are expecting a salary increase in 2016.
In the UAE, less than one in five professionals (18%) believe that their salary is competitive with other companies in their industry, while the majority ......