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. ...
Dubai, UAE, March 27, 2017: Palette, Europe’s number one hair colouration brand develops a new intensive colour cream with Ultimate Keratin. The new formula strengthens the hair and deeply infuses high intensity colouration into each hair strand. Giving you long-lasting colour and healthy hair.
Keratin accounts for 90% of healthy hair, your natural keratin can become damaged due to diet, stress, lifestyle and the ......
Dubai, UAE, March 27, 2017: Molton Brown, London’s fragrance experts, unveil their exquisite new floral collection – a modern interpretation of a classic scent inspired by the elegant purity of a luxurious bridal bouquet.
Jennifer Jambon, Molton Brown’s perfumer, describes it as, “a springtime bouquet of just-picked white flowers, still veiled in early morning dew. Sweet star anise marries a sophisticated ......
With every new chapter comes a new beginning. This time, L’OCCITANE went back to the very source of the beauty of Provence. It wanted to find the force that breathes life into plants – the very plants that become its precious ingredients. Every trail it followed led to the light... Something about this light never ceased to intrigue L’OCCITANE. It seemed to shift, its colours pulsing and rippling.
What if ......
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NEW LIMITED EDITION
Molton Brown, London’s fragrance experts, are tantalising the senses once more with the launch of their NEW LIMITED EDITION GOURMAND COLLECTIONS.
Inspired by the success of the delectably tempting Delicious Rhubarb & Rose Collection, the new Gourmand Collections introduce an enticing trio of olfactory desserts.
These exquisite, charming fragrances have been ......
The Sale Event returns for its second year from Tuesday, March 28 to Friday, March 31 across the GCC and Egypt
Dubai, UAE, March 26, 2017: Following the huge success last year, Souq.com, the largest online retail and marketplace platform in the Middle East, has announced the return of their ‘Everything For You Sale’. Souq.com is encouraging people to ‘be who they want to be’ and in line with that the sale event ......
Dubai, UAE, March 27, 2017: Marc Jacobs is pleased to announce the opening of a pop-up space in Dubai, in collaboration with The Magazine Shop, from March 13th until May 7th 2017.
Marc Jacobs x The Magazine Shop” launched on March 13th as part of DIFC Art Nights. Press and customers gathered over cocktails to discover the new pop-up with an exclusive selection of art, lifestyle, design and fashion books all curated by Marc Jacobs as ......
Retail event to step up shopping excitement from 30 March - 1 April at Dubai World Trade Centre
Over 80 % off on designer products from more than 100 international fashion, lifestyle and beauty brands
Chance to win two daily prizes of AED 5,000 in cash and a Jeep Wrangler Sport on last day
Dubai, UAE, 27 March 2017: The Big Clearance Sale is back, and the organisers, the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an ......
Dubai, UAE, 27 March 2017: Coinciding with International Women’s Day, Stadium, the multi-brand sports and active lifestyle retailer, celebrates strong women throughout the month of March. Offering the world’s best sports and active lifestyle brands under one roof, including Reebok, Adidas, Nike, Puma, Speedo, Quiksilver, Billabong, Roxy, Umbro, DC, Element and Rockport, there is something for every woman. This month Stadium ......
Enjoy 20% discount on select Reebok products for a limited time period only
Abu Dhabi, UAE; 26 March, 2017: Head to Stadium at Yas Island on Friday 31st March for a free Les Mills™ fitness class demonstration. From 6pm to 9.15pm there will be live workout demos, photo opportunities and the chance to meet the inspiring Les Mills™ Reebok Team. During the event, all Stadium customers will receive an exclusive 20% discount ......
Dubai, UAE, March 26, 2017: Bowties + Gents, founded in 2016 as a way to reinventing a men’s fashion trend, is now being stocked on Traders Lane!
Traders Lane is a digital platform that draws together an eclectic blend of both regional and multinational brands each handpicked to offer shoppers one place from which to shop original, high quality brands accommodating all age brackets and genders.
Bowties + Gents has ......
Exclusive offers on a large Lexus line-up
Dubai, UAE, March 23, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, proudly presents the Spring Edition of the Lexus Select Event, giving customers the opportunity to purchase their preferred Lexus at exclusive prices starting at AED 122,000.
“The much anticipated Lexus Select Event brings to our customers a host of ......
Suicide Squad and The Wolf of Wall Street actor revealed as the new face of Nissan’s electric vehicle and zero emission programme
In first mini-movie, Robbie takes Nissan BladeGlider for a midnight spin around Monaco as company moves to attract new audience to the electric revolution
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: March 22, 2017: Actor Margot Robbie has been revealed as Nissan’s new electric vehicle (EV) ambassador by ......
Real Estate & Retail
Event is Organized by UAE Ministry of Economy, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Dubai, UAE: 27 March, 2017: Dubai Industrial Park, the dedicated industrial hub within Dubai Wholesale City and member of TECOM Group, is marking its participation in the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit(GMIS), during which senior representatives will shed light on the fundamental challenges in the region’s ......
RCR, Designers of Muraba Residences Palm Jumeirah, Awarded Architecture’s Highest Honour
Dubai, UAE, March 27, 2017: The work of RCR Architects, designers of Muraba Residences on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah, has been recognised with the Pritzker Architecture Prize, considered to be one of the world's premier architecture awards. The prize honours architects who have a significant impact, knowledge and interest in ......
Travel, Tourism and Hotels
Banking and Investments
Abu Dhabi, 27 March, 2017: Abu Dhabi Commercial Properties (ADCP), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) has recently been awarded with the OHSAS 18001:2007 Certificate by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) Ltd., a leading international certification body. The receipt of the certification is a testament of the sincerity of ADCP's commitment to health and safety.
“Our employees are the greatest asset and ......
Education and Trainings
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25th of March, 2017: The organizing committee of Emirates International Forensic Science Conference and Exhibition, announces the agenda of its 1st edition that will be held under the theme “Digital Forensic Science”. Emirates Forensic Conference & Exhibition will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of ......
MBA students to benefit from an improved personalised learning journey, content innovation, new electives, personal career advisors, a culminating capstone and a leading-edge digital start
Abu Dhabi, Fontainebleau (France), Singapore 23 March 2017: INSEAD, the business school for the world, has announced that after an extensive two-year review, the faculty has approved a new MBA curriculum to be rolled out in September ......
Government, Legal and Charity
Dubai, UAE, March 27, 2017: Our planet faces an uncertain future due to the threats posed by climate change. The consumption of fossil fuels continues to be the largest contributor to this global warming and it is imperative that we move irrevocably to natural, clean sources for our energy needs .
Thus, Earth Hour, which is celebrated the world over on 25th March, is an event of immense significance as it reminds civil society to ......
Events and Exhibitions
Van Avermaet (BMC Racing Team) takes first place ahead of UAE Team Emirates’ rider Modolo
Monday, 27 March 2017, United Arab Emirates: UCI World Tour team UAE Team Emirates’, finished in top 10 at the Gent-Wevelgem on Sunday, 26th March which was won by Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing Team).
After finishing 26th earlier in the week at E3 Harelbeke, Modolo reflected on his performance at Gent-Wevelgem: “I was aware my ......
Major event will celebrate the world of online video by bringing together fans, creators, and industry professionals, and launch a year-round program to nurture local talent
Dubai-UAE: 27 March, 2017: The Dubai Film and TV Commission (DFTC) today announced VIDXB, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’s first annual gathering celebrating the world of online video. The two-day event will be held from 8 to 9 December ......
Healthcare, Fitness and Medicine
NRL receives globally recognized ISO 15189 accreditation for quality excellence for four more laboratories in their network.
The latest accreditations support the continued growth of NRL’s delivery of medical laboratory excellence, to ultimately improve patient outcomes across Abu Dhabi and the region.
Abu Dhabi, 27 March 2017: National Reference Laboratory (NRL), part of Mubadala’s network of world-class healthcare ......
Other Top Stories
Tanzania, March 25, 2017: GSM Group, Tanzania-based multi-conglomerate has recently opened doors to a new home concept in the GSM Mall called Danube Home, which is a subsidiary of UAE’s leading firm Danube Group. The Grand Opening Ceremony of the store was done in the presence of Ghalib S. Mohamed, President GSM Group, and Rizwan Sajan, who is the Chairman and Founder of Danube Group.
Spanning an area of 3500 square meters, the new store is located on Airport road and will house an array of home furnishing products making it a one-stop shop for home solutions. The ......
Eight GCC media won the Gold Hospitality Package to attend the 2017 UEFA Champions League finals in Cardiff
Dubai, 24 March 2017: Sony Mobile Communications MEA announces eight winners of its UEFA Champions League competition for GCC journalists that was held in Kuala Lumpur over three days, from 16-19 March 2017.
23 select GCC journalists participated in a series of challenges and competitions including an amazing race, a treasure hunt and a bubble football challenge. They also attended a briefing on new Sony Mobile smartphones including Xperia XZ Premium, awarded the ......
Organised by the United Nations, Session Draws Participation of Government Communication Specialists
Sharjah, UAE: March 24, 2017: Held under the partronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, the 6th edition of the International Government Communication Forum (IGCF 2017) hosted a specialised workshop on ‘Global Media Trends in Coverage of Sustainable Development’ for government communication specialists on day one of the Forum.
Organised by the United Nations, the workshop attracted government ......
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan named Influential Media Personality in Government Communication
Sharjah, UAE, March 23, 2017: His Excellency Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Council, last night (Wednesday, March 22) honoured the winning government entities and individuals in the fourth Sharjah Government Communication Award (GCA 2017) held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of the Sharjah Executive Council. The winners received their trophies ......
Starting March 25th 2017, Huawei’s latest flagship devices will be available for pre-booking both online and in-store
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 24 March 2017: Today, Huawei announced the pre-booking of its latest flagship devices, the HUAWEI P10 and HUAWEI P10 Plus short after the global launch in MWC Barcelona. Starting March 25th 2017, consumers can pre-book their long-awaited P10 across select retailers in the United Arab Emirates.
Either in-store or online, customers can pre-book the smartphones co-engineered with Leica Camera AG to ensure the HUAWEI P10 ......
Free data and minutes for customers impacted by the degradation of some mobile services
DUbai, UAE, MArch 24, 2017: Our customers’ satisfaction is a key priority, and we constantly look to raise our standards, to ensure that our customers are able to enjoy a superior and seamless user experience.
As a token of appreciation for du customers affected by the degradation in some mobile services on 19th March 2017, we are offering our postpaid customers 2GB data and 75 national minutes, and our prepaid customers 2GB data and 25 national minutes for free!
To activate the ......
Timetable of events; Dressage starts 8am, Show Jumping 9.30am and Cross Country 2pm
Dubai, UAE, March 24, 2017: The grand finale of the 11th edition of Spinneys Cup Equestrian Championship, organised by Emirates Equestrian Federation, will take place on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Desert Palm Equestrian Centre, Dubai. The prestigious Equestrian Championship is organized in association with Dubai Police, Dubai Tourism and MASERATI.
Known as one of the largest equestrian shows in the region, this show has grown in popularity and registered numbers since its inception. More than ......
Media, private sector play crucial role in changing current situation
Women, children require special attention
Sharjah, UAE: 24 March, 2017: The impact of conflict on refugees, host countries and the Arab region in general was discussed at an afternoon session on day two of the International Government Communication Forum (IGCF 2017), currently underway in Sharjah.
Titled ‘Impact of Conflicts and Refugees on Arab Development’, the panel discussion, chaired by Houssam Chahin, Senior Private Sector Partnerships Officer for the MENA Region at the United ......
Panel discussion urges unified vision between governments, schools
Mishal Kanoo: Private sector can support development by creating opportunities for youth
Hanan Al Hroub: Technology has redefined teachers’ role
Sharjah, UAE, March 23, 2017: In recent years, the Arab world has placed unprecedented emphasis on development with a special focus on achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, amidst an increasingly challenging economic and political climate, how can governments ensure that key stakeholders, such as the media, civil ......
Governments must be authentic - if you have a problem, talk about how you’re tackling it.
Singapore increased tourism from 9 million to 16 million in the last decade, positioned itself as a hub for arts and culture
Sharjah, UAE, March 24, 2017: In a world dominated by the forces of marketing and advertising, even countries and cities are considered global brands today. The phenomenon of nation branding, whereby governments manage their country’s global image, has emerged as a popular and effective commercial practice in ......
Sharjah, UAE: 24 March, 2017: An interactive session entitled ‘Youth Energy’ discussed initiatives that support and empower youth in the UAE on the second day of the International Government Communication Forum 2017 (IGCF 2017), currently underway in Sharjah.
Attendees included His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Thani, Chairman of the Department of Statistics and Community Development in Sharjah, and Sheikh Theyab bin Khalifa bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, as well as Saeed Al Nuaimi and Amira Al-Marzouqi, participants of the South Pole Energy Challenge. The UAE ......
Dubai, UAE, March 24, 2017: Tezenis once again names Rita Ora as the face of the coolest underwear brand.
This time, the iconic singer stars in the basic collection latest underwear campaign for the MIAMI bra, an underwired lace balconette with natural looking padding and plunging cleavage.
Young, absolutely on-trend style with a distinctive contrast colour half cup.
Rita Ora is the undisputed star of the video and campaign photos, where the theme ‘MY’ underlies a play on words which reveals the world of Tezenis with rhythm and originality: MY WORLD, MY STYLE, ......
Dubai, UAE, 24 March 2017: Dubai Customs’ Director of Corporate Communication Department Khalil Saqer bin Gharib won the Sharjah Government Communication Award (GCA) in the award ceremony held on Wednesday 22nd March 2017 at Al Majaz Amphitheatre in Sharjah under the patronage of HH Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah.
Khalil won the award under the category: best graduation project/research on government communication in 2017.
His Excellency Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman, Sharjah ......
Come and treat your taste buds to the delightful flavours of the world at Lulu.
See how delicacies and specialties are made at the live cooking demonstration.
Grab a taste at the sampling stations. Enjoy big discounts and amazing offers on ready to eat items, pastries, bread, fresh food products and more.
The Lulu Food Festival began a few days ago and will continue until the end of the month.
Lulu’s New Achievements
In February 2017 Deloitte in Annual Global Retailers Report has ranked Lulu Group as the top retailer in the Middle East and ......
Dubai, UAE, March 23, 2017: Bottega Verde, one of Italy’s leading Natural Skincare and Cosmetics brand recently launched its new skin care line Splendida, in their Flagship store at City Centre Deira amongst much celebration! The launch included a LIVE Demonstration from the Bottega Verde Skincare Cosmetologist, Tania Acconciaioco, Makeup Tutorials, and Fresh Flower Giveaways. The media and customers were given a tour of the store, educating them on their beauty needs and providing them beauty solutions from Bottega Verde. The store concept revolves primarily around the customer, ......
Growing demand for personalized content spurs increased demand for mobile video
Abu Dhabi, 23 March 2017: Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, shared its vision video cloud solutions at the 2017 edition of CABSAT, the region’s leading broadcast, satellite digital media event, taking place March 21-23 at the Dubai World Trade Center, Dubai.
On day 2 of the event, Huawei experts highlighted the wealth of opportunities the region has to offer in the video market, which continues to be fragmented. Huawei also demonstrated how the company’s video ......
Dubai, UAE, March 23, 2017: For the past ten years, Deloitte has organized a yearly tax conference in the Middle East to update practitioners and clients on global and regional tax updates and tools. The 2017 edition was held in Dubai on the 22nd and 23rd of March. The tax conference’s aim was to help attendees in regaining a sense of control and keeping pace with an ever-evolving tax landscape and in assisting them in mapping change in real time, offering senior business and tax executives the opportunity to interact with leading practitioners and industry peers from across ......
Dubai, UAE, March 23, 2017: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) and Dubai Design and Fashion Council (DDFC) have joined hands to boost engagement of youth talent in the development of Dubai’s growing design community, by extending DDFC’s activities into the student community and to cultivate wider networks that will help to build a global market for regional design.
The collaboration was sealed with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between DDFC Chairperson and Group CEO TECOM, Dr. Amina Al Rustamani, and CUD President Professor Karim Chelli, in the presence ......
Legendary aircraft is aiming to become the oldest aircraft to circumnavigate the globe, as it marks its 77th birthday
500-piece Navitimer limited edition series is accompanying the aircraft on the tour
Dubai, 23rd March 2017: The legendary Breitling DC-3 aeroplane has landed in Dubai as part of its record-breaking world tour. This historic aircraft, which is aiming to become the oldest plane to circumnavigate the globe, arrived at Jetex FBO Terminal, Dubai World Central on Tuesday (21st March) ahead of the next leg of the trip which will take it to Karachi, ......
The show will highlight and provide details on waste management, water management, green building, sustainable cities and communities, economic growth and clean energy.
Dubai, UAE March 23, 2017: The UAE has become a pioneer in environmental and sustainable work, under the wise vision of its leadership that foresees the future and believes in the ability to achieve the impossible. In lieu of the same, the inaugural edition of ‘Future Cities Show’ in Dubai, UAE, which runs from April 2nd - 4th at Dubai World Trade Centre, will shed light on six core elements of ......