THE EXHIBITION “Insolence”, the new High Jewellery and Fine Jewellery collection by Chaumet, has caught the eye of photographer Karen Collins. Hanging from the picture rails of an ephemeral art gallery installed at 12 place Vendôme, Karen Collins’s shots express the femininity and sensuality of the collection.The photographer plays with the theme of “Insolence” as a second nature, in a contemporary reference to ... ...
Bold and sophisticated is the new Fall/Winter 2016 Versace eyewear collection. Quality of materials and cutting-edge detailing are key: both the sun styles and the optical models feature captivating silhouettes and iconic patterns combined with Versace’s distinctive touch.MEDUSA 96. The new Medusa 96 story reinterprets original styles from the iconic 1996 Gianni Versace Collection. Cool transparencies and shimmering opal tones, enhanced by ... ...
Dubai, UAE, 6th February 2017: West Elm, one of America’s leading home furnishing retailers has launched its fantastic spring collection for 2017 in the Middle East, showcasing its innovative designs and brilliant use of rich materials, colours and patterns which will brighten up your home. With its new collection, The New Modern, West Elm has used its signature colours and boldness which will add a certain amount of ‘pop&r... ...
Inspired by the millennial Japanese art of paper folding to create intricate and original designs, the Purificación García Origami bag with its geometric design and structure has become a brand reference.This season Origami will be available in new colors such as apricot, mint, dream blue or misty rose together with new fantasies such as triangular patchworks and colorful studs. ...
Exclusive selection of diamond jewellery available across all Joyalukkas showrooms only till 18th February 2017.Dubai, UAE, February 2, 2017: Joyalukkas, the world’s favourite jeweller, is giving customers a Valentine’s Day to remember with the exclusive Joyalukkas BeMine Heart to Heart Collection. This captivating collection of diamond jewellery is the perfect gift and will continue to capture hearts long after the season of lo... ...
Dubai, UAE, February 7, 2017: This Valentine’s Day, Stallion Bespoke has a special present in mind for your better half. A high quality custom-made shirt, an essential part of every gentleman’s wardrobe, is a perfect gift to show your love.Custom-made shirts start from AED 250 and clients can choose form a wide variety of materials and cuts. ...
24 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: After celebrating its 40th anniversary with The Beatles in 2016, music loving RAYMOND WEIL continues its collaboration with the world’s most famous rock band by releasing a watch paying homage to Abbey Road, the last album recorded by the legendary Fab Four and regarded by some as their most influential composition. This second limited numbered edition of 3,000 watches is a symbol of the timelessness of a ......
23 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: In 2017, SAINT HONORE is bringing a breath of spring to its famous Opéra watch. With a subtle burst of floral splendour, Opéra strengthens its power of seduction in a collection which exudes all its natural glamour...
With floral inspiration, the watch’s intriguing harmonious composition plays on the contrasts between lightness and design.
The finely crafted openwork satin dial reveals silvery ......
Joyalukkas, world’s favorite jeweller, in it’s sparkling growth story, has reached another important milestone.
The Al Ahsa showroom of Joyalukkas is 9th showroom in KSA and will be opening on 26th
April, 2017 at AL AHSA, KSA. A grand opening with amazing inaugural offers like Free 2 gram gold coins on purchase of Diamond, Polki and Pearl Jewellery worth SR 5,000, Free 1 gram gold coin on purchase of Diamond, Polki and ......
Dubai, UAE, April 19, 2017 - The first ever TRESemmé Hair Academy was launched on April 18th in Warehouse Four, Al Quoz, Dubai, UAE. Exclusive invites were sent to senior hairstylists from elite salons all across Dubai to attend a full day workshop conducted by TRESemmé experts/ambassadors - Georges El Mendelek - one of the most sought-after celebrity hairstylists from Lebanon and Alanoud Badr (Fozaza) - a hugely popular fashion designer and ......
Dubai, UAE, April 20, 2017: Jewel Corner, a fine jewellery brand from UAE, opened its new store on April 19, 2017 at Mega Mall, one of the leading retail destinations in the UAE. The upcoming jewellery kiosk will be situated in a prominent place in one of the busiest malls in Sharjah. Mega Mall enjoys huge footfall because of its strategic location as it is surrounded by residential areas inhabited by locals and expats.
24 April, Dubai, UAE: Sheikh Mohammed Maktoum Juma AlMaktoum Investment (MBM) and the Arab Fashion Council (AFC), the world’s largest not-for-profit fashion organization with a vision to establish a fashion ecosystem in the Arab world, have officially entered into a partnership recognizing major synergies that both groups can offer with an aim to continue promoting and positioning the Arab fashion industry on a global ......
Inimitable. Immediately recognisable, it escapes all limitations of time and trends. The most sought-after bag has a history, its own characteristics and cult.
The savoir faire concept shines forth in unique and exclusive pieces like this bag that serves as a master class in perfection and exquisiteness that defines the brand. These elegant crossbody bags feature two-tone colour schemes creating unexpected combinations and incorporating ......
Dubai, April 22, 2017: Roderer, the Dubai-based manufacturer of exclusive luxury leather goods and accessories, have unveiled a range of finely-crafted wallets with RFID blocking technology, that keeps your credit cards and vital biometric information safe from electronic snooping.
RFID stands for radio frequency identification. Although not new technology per se, it has become increasingly popular over the last few years. Essentially ......
alice + olivia by Stacey Bendet is excited to announce the launch of its fashionable collaboration with the W Café at the W Doha Hotel & Residences!
From April 18th to May 20th, alice + olivia by Stacey Bendet is taking over the W Café and will be serving an exclusive alice + olivia afternoon tea. During the takeover guests will be immersed in the world of alice + olivia.
W Café will be fully decorated with alice + olivia ......
Her Excellency Mona Al Marri inaugurates the luxury lifestyle exhibition; Her Excellency Majida Ali Rashid graces the occasion as the guest of honor.
Emirati and international designers to showcase their latest collections ahead of Ramadan and Eid.
Hi-end niche brands of handmade jewellery, artisanal chocolates, premium handbags, perfumes, accessories and finest home-ware to dazzle at the show
Scintillating Fashion Shows, Beauty Demos ......
Dubai, UAE, April 24, 2017: Global Innovations, a leading provider of automation solution for the travel and tourism trade starts with success during the Arabian Travel Market 2017 First Day Exhibition, the market leading, international travel & tourism event unlocking business potential within the Middle East
Tourism destinations from around the world showcase a diverse range of accommodation options, breath taking tourism ......
Make-A-Wish Singapore is the beneficiary of PCCW Global’s 4th annual charity run
24 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, announces that Make-A-Wish Singapore is the beneficiary of its annual charity run to be held on May 24 at Gardens by the Bay (Silver Leaf). Funds raised will be used to assist Make-A-Wish Singapore in ......
Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced, that its next-generation anti-ransomware CryptoGuard technology is now available with its SophosServer Protection products. With this optimization, Sophos Server Protection now has signature-less detection capabilities to combat ransomware - similar to Sophos Intercept X for endpoints. In September 2016, Sophos launched SophosIntercept X with CryptoGuard, ......
24 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: In a landmark deal, Al Ghandi Auto, a leading General Motors dealership selling Chevrolet and GMC vehicles in Dubai and the North Emirates, signed an agreement with the Dubai Camel Racing Club, for the sale of 112 Chevrolet vehicles – 109 Trailblazers and three Tahoes.
Commenting on the agreement, Ali Saeed Bin Saroud, Executive Manager, Dubai Camel Racing Club, said, “We have chosen Al ......
• New K Xtrem offers the most robust chassis on the market
• New model is now available across the Middle East
• Designed for the most extreme conditions
(Middle East, 24th April, 2017) Renault Trucks has introduced the new K Xtrem to the Middle East market. The robust model, developed to take on the most challenging environments found in the Middle East, was ......
Dubai, April 23, 2017: Maté tea, a superfood, fat-burning miracle, stress-reliever, and all-natural energy drink has hit Dubai and made its way to Hala, the recently opened Lebanese organic café in the World Trade Centre. Yerba Maté tea is the tea trend you can’t miss out on – be one of the first in the region to sample its unique flavor and experience all the health benefits it has to offer.
Maté tea not only has the ......
To be held on April 26th, 2017, in Dubai Knowledge Village, the invitation-only event is a hub for food service industry experts to showcase their know-how and engage with owners and operators in the field, addressing pressing industry issues and brainstorming key innovation points at the turn of the HORECA segment
The event is targeted towards Franchisors and Franchisees, Restaurant General Managers and Food Service business owners ......
Real Estate & Retail
24 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: It is the year of celebrations for Paris Gallery, the leading luxury retailer in the region, who is celebrating 20 years of retail excellence. The brand is offering its clientele big discounts on a wide range of selected luxury products across all its stores in the UAE. For a month beginning April 20th, customers can get up to 75% off on some of the most luxurious products at Paris Gallery and Watch ......
Number of active hospitality projects reached 1,153 as 62 projects with a combined value of Dh9.1 billion were added to the list in the first quarter of 2017, according to BNC Network
24 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE:
1. The total estimated value of 1,153 active projects in the GCC's hospitality industry exceeded US$148.4 billion in the first quarter of 2017, according to BNC ......
Travel, Tourism and Hotels
Banking and Investments
Dubai, April 24, 2017: Continuing its efforts to spread the message of environmental protection and sustainable living, Doha Bank joined hands with Qatar’s Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) and the Al Wakra Municipality to host a ‘Beach Clean-up’ event at Al Wakra Beach, under the theme ‘Save The Beaches For The Future’ to show its commitment to the environment and in celebration of the Earth Day global ......
Education and Trainings
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 24 April 2017 - Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of Abu Dhabi's commercial and community ports as well as Khalifa Industrial Zone, KIZAD, received a delegation from the National Defense College in KIZAD’s HQ in Taweelah to observe, first-hand the ports’ safety procedures, prevention plans and crisis management and preparedness.
The delegation was headed by Brigadier Staff Eng. ......
Government, Legal and Charity
Aims to establish a legal environment to boost the publishing sector in the UAE
Event announced on the side-lines of Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival
Sharjah, April 24, 2017
The ‘1001 Titles’ initiative has launched a consultancy service for publishers on the side-lines of Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF 2017). The new service from the Sharjah-based initiative that aims to publish 1001 Arabic book ......
Events and Exhibitions
24 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: The UAE economy will receive significant benefits as a result of the national pavilion at Hannover Messe according to Emirati industry leaders and economy officials, as the group today discussed during a press conference at the pavilion’s official opening.
The 70th edition of the Hannover Messe was inaugurated yesterday, Sunday April 23, by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who spoke of the need to advance ......
Fireworks and Free Live Concert on 4th May
Dubai, UAE, 24 April 2017: Dubai Festival City is hosting a free event on 4th May 2017 to launch its newest show, IMAGINE – A Child’s Dream. Shoppers are promised an evening of stellar entertainment with jaw-dropping fireworks, and for the first time in the UAE, a live performance by the winner of The Voice Kids Arabia 2016, Lynn Al Hayek.
According to Steven Cleaver - Director, ......
Healthcare, Fitness and Medicine
Dubai, UAE - April 20, 2017: Mobile Doctors 24-7, a state-of-the-art population health management control center available 24-7 at the click of a button, has announced a unique digital healthcare solution that combines teleconsultation, telemonitoring and home health to provide healthy, acute and chronic condition management for the UAE residents.
The service was introduced in the presence of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al ......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 19, 2017: Cardiac surgeons from Dubai Hospital have successfully performed a complex emergency cardiac surgery that lasted more than 12 hours.
The surgery was performed on a 41-year-old Sri-Lankan expatriate who was first admitted to an emergency department of a private hospital. Upon diagnosis, the hospital requested a transfer to Dubai Hospital for immediate surgery.
The patient had a Type A Aortic ......
Other Top Stories
RSA Logistics will now provide complete logistical solutions for Panache International’s operations in the Middle East
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 24, 2017: Panache International, a pioneer in the disposables sector with a history of quality disposables manufacturing and excellent consumer care, partners with supply chain specialists RSA Logistics for a complete supply chain solution. Panache International will now be hosting its logistics on servers provided by RSA Logistics for360-degree supply chain solutions including contract logistics, transportation, distribution, ......
By Ole Hansen
Head of Commodity Strategy / Saxo Bank
Commodities markets have seen big swings during the past month
Farm commodities under pressure from supply overhang and speculative selling
Precious metals surged around Easter on spike in geopolitical concerns
Gold is back testing key resistance, but could be in for short-term correction
Surprise jump in US gasoline stocks rattled oil-market bulls
Big commodity swings have been witnessed during the past month, not least in the farm sector where bloated global stocks and the prospect of another bumper year — ......
Ras Al Khaimah – UAE- 20 April 2017: According to a report published by the Studies & Commercial Cooperation Department at the Ras Al Khaimah Chamber, based on data from the Ras Al Khaimah Customs Department, foreign trade in the Emirate grew by 11.8% in 2016 compared to 2015.
Dr. Ahmed Rashed Al Shemaili, Assistant Director-General of Commercial Service and Business Development Sector at Ras Al Khaimah Chamber said that foreign trade in the Emirate grew by 11.8% in 2016 to reach a value of AED 10 billion compared to AED 9.04 billion in 2015. Exports had the lion’s ......
• Sales: +3.5% to 18,714 million euros (organic: +3.1%)
• Emerging markets sales growth: organic +6.8%
• MEA region sales: +3.7% to 1,378 million euros (organic: +5.6%)
• Strong increase of operating profit*: +8.5% to 3,172 million euros
• Excellent earnings per preferred share*: +9.8% to 5.36 euros
• Double-digit dividend** increase: +10.2% to 1.62 euros per preferred share
20 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: “2016 was a very successful ......
2016 witnessed a decline in Offshore Supply Vessel (OSV) activity in all regions of the world except the Middle East. Stronger results expected in 2017, as oil prices head towards $60 per barrel
19 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: The Middle East was the only global market to witness an increase in demand in Offshore Supply Vessel (OSV) activity in 2016 of 2.6%, indicating that regional government investment continues to support the sector’s performance since the fall of oil prices in 2014.
The positive news comes ahead of the region’s biannual Seatrade Offshore Marine and ......
Dubai, 18 April 2017: The new Art Event 2017 collection, from the Swedish home furnishing retailer IKEA, has launched across all IKEA stores this April. Introducing a limited-edition collection which features 12 posters with hand-drawn motifs from a carefully curated selection of artists from all over the world.
The 2017 collection is the third installment within the series, as IKEA strives to provide people all over the world with affordable and functional designs, and continues its mission to also make great art accessible for everyone.
The Art Event 2017 ......
Global CO2 emission to reach 43 Billion tonnes by 2040
Hydrogen to play a key role in resolving the energy storage dilemma
UAE - 18 April 2017
Towns, cities and individuals must be held accountable for the energy they consume and should be rewarded and penalized accordingly, George Berbari, one of the world’s foremost voices on district cooling technologies told the prestigious District Cooling Stakeholders Summit, in Dubai yesterday (18 April 2017).
Berbari, founder of UAE-based district cooling consultancy DC PRO Engineering, and author of the thought-provoking ‘The ......
Contest promotes innovation among business and engineering students
Winning team to visit Schneider Electric’s global facilities, receive employment offers from company
Dubai-UAE: 17 April, 2017 – Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has launched the seventh edition of ‘Go Green in the City,’ its annual global challenge for business and engineering students that promotes innovative energy management ideas for smart cities.
Business and engineering undergraduate and post-graduate students from all over the ......
Empower announced recently a saving of 1000 MW of electricity, which is equal to AED 2.6 billion, as a result of using its district cooling services in 2016
Dubai, UAE, April 17 2017: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), world’s largest district cooling services provider, underlined the importance of district cooling as an environment-friendly alternative to conventionalair-conditioning. The company emphasised the importance of district cooling to real estate developers ahead of the upcoming Cityscape Abu Dhabi2017, one of the largest and most ......
The facility consolidates CPL’s foothold in UAE’s Dh86 billion logistics market
UAE logistics sector is expected to grow by 4 per cent, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.7 per cent between 2015 and 2020
CPL is mulling cost effective solar energy sources to reduce dependency on expensive traditional electricity supply
25 per cent of the GCC’s Dh 171 billion logistics market is spent on warehousing
Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2017
The Centre Point Logistics (CPL), Dubai’s leading provider of logistics, warehousing and storage facilities, today ......
Professional agency support delivered in preparation for start of commercial shipments
Dubai, UAE, 16 April 2017 – GAC Russia has marked an important milestone with its successful handling of the first LNG carrier designed to withstand harsh Arctic conditions at the icy Russian ports of Murmansk and Sabetta.
The “Christophe De Margerie” is the world’s first specialised LNG ship in the reinforced ice Arc7 class, and the first of a fleet of 15 designed to export liquefied natural gas from Sabetta to European and Asian markets.
When it ......
- Over 100 UAE Ambassadors briefed on the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program
- Delegation witnessed the exceptional progress made at Barakah
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 15 April 2017: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Nawah Energy Company (Nawah) welcomed 117 of the UAE’s overseas diplomats to the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant during a tour of the project, which included a briefing on the UAE’s Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program and the latest construction and commissioning milestones.
The UAE Ambassadors and Heads of ......
ENGIE, through its subsidiary International Power SA, has been qualified in the first round of the tendering process for two renewable energy projects in Saudi Arabia. ENGIE is among the 27 companies selected for a 300 MW solar photovoltaic project, and among the 24 companies selected for a 400 MW wind farm. The shortlisted companies have been selected from a total of 128 applications.
The 300 MW solar photovoltaic project will be developed in the Sakaka area in the northern Al Jouf Province. The 400 MW wind farm will be built in the Midyan coastal area in Tabuk Province, which is also in ......
- Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem: 21 new British companies joined Jafza last year
- 7% year-on-year growth of British companies over the last five years
- Paul Fox: British companies benefit from Jafza for efficient access to the UAE and the region.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 April, 2017: Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), a DP World Company and the UAE’s flagship trade and logistics hub for the Middle East region and Africa has hosted the UK Business Forum for British companies operating in the free zone to strengthen partnerships and explore opportunities in the Middle East and African ......
Engineered for excellence: the innovative range creates a new, revolutionary dimension of office seating
Dubai, UAE; 15 April, 2017:
Leading German workplace seating innovator, Interstuhl, has taken its next step in the GCC market with the launch of the new VINTAGEis5 product line. The spectacular launch event took place at Armani Hotel Dubai on 12 April, 2017, where the award-winning new seating range made its regional debut in front of a selected gathering of VIP guests, partners, stakeholders and members of the media.
Featuring an integrated design concept from ......
With a total investment of US$85 million, INL constructed a Central Distribution and Logistics Centre – one of the largest single-site warehousing complex in Dubai South
Dubai, UAE (April 13, 2017): The Integrated National Logistics (INL), a leader in total logistics solutions for companies seeking cradle to grave support for their products and services across the MENA region and beyond, has come a long way in ten years.
With a total investment of US$ 85 million, INL constructed a Central Distribution and Logistics Centre – one of the largest single-site warehousing complex ......
Dubai, UAE - 13 April 2017: Britain’s decision to establish a post-Brexit free trade agreement with the GCC has the potential to fast track the diversification of the UAE economy, according to Links Group, the region’s leading provider of commercial facilitation and advisory services.
Led by British Prime Minister Theresa May, Britain is paving the way for a post-Brexit deal for the whole of the Gulf. It will be only the second GCC-wide Free Trade Agreement to be signed with a non-Middle East country; the first was signed with Singapore in 2013. As a member of the European ......
Dubai, UAE - April 13, 2017: Kanoo Machinery, one of the exclusive dealers of world-class brands in the Middle East showcased its latest high-technology Massey Ferguson tractors and Bobcat Compact Loaders designed to perform a multitude of tasks in almost every farming operations around the world, at AgraME 2017 on April 10-12, 2017 at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre.
Kanoo Machinery is a Silver Sponsor of the recent AgraME. AgraME is the largest agribusiness event in the Middle East which features manufacturers and suppliers of machinery, equipment and industry advancements, to ......
- Animal Health business, following a positive 2016, is poised for strong long-term growth and industry leadership after the strategic addition of Merial
- Boehringer Ingelheim’s animal health business is now the second largest company in the global animal health market
- In the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META), Boehringer Ingelheim provides solutions that improve health in livestock, horses and poultry
United Arab Emirates – 13 April, 2017: Three months after acquiring animal health leader Merial in a strategic ......
Participates for the 10th time in the Careers UAE fair
Dubai, 13 April 2017: Investing in and retaining the right people is the biggest asset for any organisation. And making significant progress in identifying and nurturing such talent through career fairs is UAE Exchange, the leading global remittance, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand. The brand’s participation in the Careers UAE, one of the largest recruitment fairs in the country, is part of its strategic plans to expand the Emirati workforce across its various operations in the UAE.
Speaking on the occasion, ......