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    Mums with top notch sleuthing skills wanted at Dragon Mart

    Are you a full time mum but a big kid at heart? We have the perfect job for you Dubai, 18 March 2018:  Think your powers of observation and deduction could rival those of the great Sherlock Holmes? If so, your services could be in demand at Dragon Mart as it launches a massive job hunt for a Toy Detective to explore the mall for the coolest kids’ toys on the market. This unconventional job – open to all mothers over 21 years old living in the UAE – requires oodles of passion and commitment as well as a keen eye for the best children’s toys at Dragon Mart. The chosen Toy Detective must also be ready to share her adventure and recommendations with other mums across the UAE.  The successful candidate will be appointed as Dragon Mart’s Toy Detective for a one month, taking on an intensive role more

    Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation Attracts 1200 Emirati Job Seekers at Careers UAE 2018

    Dubai-UAE: 15 March, 2018 –   Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) witnessed significant interest from Emiratis seeking job opportunities in the charity and social work domain at Careers UAE 2018.    During its participation in the leading job fair for UAE nationals that concluded today at the Dubai World Trade Centre, AMAF’s representatives introduced job seekers to the Foundation’s work, objectives and initiatives. In addition, they offered the Emirati youth advice on how to build a successful career in humanitarian work. Over the course of the three-day event, AMAF received over 1200 job applications from Emirati students and fresh graduates. The Foundation will review the applications and select suitable candidates according to the recruitment needs of each department. New hires will more

    ABB records steady growth in the UAE

    Digitalization and clean energy integration transforming the energy landscape in the country Dubai, UAE, March 15, 2018:   ABB, the pioneering technology leader, has recorded steady and sustained growth in the United Arab Emirates in 2017.  “ABB is seeing profitable growth and a huge opportunity in this market as we are partners to both the energy and industrial revolution that is taking place in the country and around the world,” said Mostafa Al Guezeri, Managing Director, ABB. The company has been a stable partner to the country’s development and is continuing to push boundaries by supporting the transformation of energy landscape.  Commenting on ABB’s four-decade history in the UAE, Mostafa Al Guezeri, Managing Director, said, “A land of endless possibilities is how the UAE more

    UAE becomes first country globally to launch DHL's global shipping platform MyDHL+

    MyDHL+ simplifies and streamlines the international shipping process    Dubai, 14th March 2018 –   DHL, the world’s leading international express delivery services provider, has unveiled MyDHL+, an industry-leading global shipping application in the UAE, which will bring new levels of speed and simplicity to the cross-border shipping process.   Shippers ranging from small businesses to large global corporations will be able to benefit from MyDHL+ and its intelligent, streamlined interface – which means fewer steps and considerably greater functionality than anything DHL has previously offered.    MyDHL+ is mobile friendly that can be accessed on all mobile web platforms and integrates the functionality of 13 different applications on a single user-friendly platform. more

    Dubai Customs announces 132 jobs at Careers UAE 2018

    Under the theme “Innovative workplace searches for you” Dubai, UAE, 13th March 2018:   Dubai Customs participated in Careers UAE 2018 in its 17th year, organized by the Dubai World Trade Centre from 13 to 15 March 2018 under the theme “Innovative workplace searches for you”. The participation is part of Dubai Customs efforts to qualify and develop national human capital, being a main pillar of the UAE Vision 2021.   On the first day, Dubai Customs launched its “Innovation in Customs” initiative that helped showcase the innovations of its employees. The initiative serves also as an interactive platform to help male and female nationals learn about the innovative environment at Dubai Customs.   Farid Hassan Al Marzouqi, Executive Director –  Human more

    Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Allocates AED64 Million for Two Renewable Energy Projects in Seychelles

     Dual projects designed to enhance Seychelles' capacity to produce renewable energy from sustainable resources  ADFD-funded energy projects electrify thousands of homes in island nation Abu Dhabi-UAE: 12 March, 2018:   Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, today announced an allocation of AED64.2 million for the development of two projects in the Republic of Seychelles that will enhance the country's capacity to produce renewable energy from sustainable resources. Confirming the Fund’s support, His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of ADFD signed two agreements, the first with His Excellency Didier Dogley, Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change of the Seychelles, and the second with Philip Morin, CEO of the more

    Agreement signed in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Italian Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni

    Mubadala Petroleum signs agreement with Italian company Eni to purchase interest in Shorouk Concession • Mubadala Petroleum acquires 10 percent interest in the Shorouk Concession in Egypt   Abu Dhabi, 12 March 2018:  Mubadala Petroleum and Italy’s Eni signed an agreement to purchase a 10 percent stake in the Egyptian Shorouk Concession. The signing ceremony was presided over by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Paolo Gentiloni, Prime Minister of the Republic of Italy. The stake in the offshore Shorouk Concession encompasses the giant Zohr gas field located in the Mediterranean Sea.   The agreement was signed by HE Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing more

    Design International to open doors at d3

    Expanding Horizons Dubai, UAE, March 07, 2018:  Well known for anticipating market shifts and integrating them into highly creative architectural concepts, Design International is set to open the latest addition to its office network at Building 4 of d3 in the presence of dignitaries and the trendy community of the Dubai Design District attending the 2018 edition of the Italian Design Day on 6th March. Speaking ahead of the office opening, Davide Padoa, said: “We are delighted to open our new office in Dubai. This is testament to our long-standing connection with the region and reflects our admiration for the way the city of Dubai has chosen to embrace the architecture and design industries.  We look forward to working in the Dubai Design District with its stimulating vibe that reflects innovation in a space that more

    “The Night of Italian Design” Opens to Public Today at Dubai Design District

    Dubai, UAE – March 06, 2018:   The Embassy of Italy to the UAE, the Consulate General of Italy in Dubai and the Italian Trade Agency in Dubai in collaboration with Dubai Design District are all set to host “The Night of Italian Design” at d3 today evening, in Building 7, starting at 6.30 PM. The event, which is open to the public, has 22 Italian design showrooms, representing over 100 Italian brands, joining as part of a walking tour in the evening. There will also be eight other brands that will display their designs in Building 7 and in the common areas of d3. An opening keynote speech will be delivered by internationally renowned architect and designer Fabio Novembre, selected for the occasion as Italy’s “Design Ambassador” to the UAE.   The event is part of “The Italian more

    Region's Agriculture Industry Under the Spotlight This Week in Dubai

    Dubai, UAE, 6 March 2018:   Under the patronage of the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment AgraME, which opens tomorrow (6 March) at the Dubai World Trade Centre, is set to attract buyers, both locally and internationally, looking to source the latest products and innovative solutions.  Offering a complete end to end solution of products and services, the show has a renewed focus on the Crop Farming, Animal Farming, Aquaculture and Animal Health sectors with a supporting free-to-attend content agenda. All four show verticals are in growing markets, with the MENA aquaculture industry expected to witness production volumes of 2.9 million tons by 2030 and the global animal healthcare market is expected to grow to USD 32.04 billion during the period 2018-2022. Speaking ahead of the exhibition which opens on more

    Masdar to Install Rooftop Solar PV Systems at Khazna's Masdar City Facility

    Abu Dhabi, UAE, 4 March 2018 –   Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, a subsidiary of the Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), today announced that it will install a 290-kilowatt (KW) solar photovoltaic (PV) system to serve the facility of Khazna Data Centres (Khazna) in Masdar City.  In the presence of Khaled Al Qubaisi, Chief Executive Officer, Aerospace, Renewables and Information Communications Technology for Mubadala, Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, Chief Executive Officer of Masdar, and Hassan Al Naqbi, Chief Executive Officer of Khazna, signed a collaboration agreement on the project, aimed at further advancing Abu Dhabi’s reputation as a hub for renewable energy and clean technology.   Under the terms of the agreement, Masdar’s Energy Services unit will install a solar PV system more

    Saint Honore Celebrates Mother's Day with unique Charisma Twist Blue Liberty Double Strap Timepiece

    Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018:  Attractive, original, Made in France, this watchmaking creation adopts a very trendy style thanks to its interchangeable double strap. Now the Charisma Twist watch is unveiling its new Liberty straps.   Delicately adorned with fabrics, the Charisma wristwatches are decorated with six different flower prints each more attractive and colorful than the next. The inescapable trend of the season, the "Liberty" pattern matches beautifully when it comes to accessorizing an outfit!   Each Charisma Twist comes with a simple and ingenious system that allows you to change the color of your bracelet in the blink of an eye.   The Twist expresses elegant charm with a wraparound bracelet that embraces even the finest wrists. This attractive Charisma Twist watch takes more

    DCMMI successfully establishes the “United Arab Emirates Marine Environment Protection Association” UAEMEPA

    As an integral part of its initiatives to save the marine environment  The association aims to cultivate and promote an environmental consciousness within the maritime community Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018:   The Dubai Council for Marine & Maritime Industries has successfully announced its collaboration with the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association “HELMEPA” in order to establish the first of its kind non-profit “United Arab Emirates Marine Environment Protection Association- UAEMEPA”. Both parties prepared and signed a Declaration of Voluntary Commitment titled “To Save the Marine Environment”, based on HELMEPA’s founding Declaration “To Save the Seas”.  UAEMEPA offers the opportunity, for all those who care for the environment and are more

    Henkel boasts strong sustainability record in 2017

    Sustainability performance improved once more  More than 50,000 employees serving as sustainability ambassadors Partnership launched to stop ocean plastic  Leading positions in international indices and ratings  Dubai, UAE, March 03, 2018:   “In 2017, we made clear progress in implementing our sustainability strategy and reaching our sustainability targets. We are proud of the fact that many international rating agencies have recognized our achievements with excellent ratings and have acknowledged Henkel as one of the world’s leading companies in the area of sustainability,” said Kathrin Menges, Executive Vice President Human Resources and Chair of Henkel’s Sustainability Council.    Creating sustainable value   Henkel aims to create sustainable more

    Introducing Home and Soul Dubai, making your house your sanctuary

    Blanc D’ivoire transforms into new lifestyle concept store blending furniture, fashion design, accessories, and coffee  Dubai, UAE, March 03, 2018:  Home and Soul is the evolution of many years travelling to beautiful places and many years of experience within Dubai and the design industry as a whole. Formerly Blanc D’ivoire, Home and Soul Dubai provides a unique concept and lifestyle store like no other.   Owned and curated by Carol and Wael Sukkar, Home and Soul is a true ‘ hidden gem’ found in leafy Jumeirah. Selling beautiful home wear, interior pieces, plants, gorgeous items for your kids, fashion and jewellery brands and its very own coffee shop Fiks - it’s the ultimate lifestyle destination for transforming your home, picking up a gift or treating yourself to a leisurely more

    French Electricity expertise to be showcased once again this year at Middle East Electricity'

    Discover French innovations from March 6 to 8 at the French Pavilion, Dubai World Trade Centre Dubai, UAE, March 01, 2018:  Business France is once again presenting the world-class, innovative and dynamic French electricity sector via the French Pavilion at the Middle East Electricity Exhibition from the 6th to the 8th of March. As a key platform for the introduction of new products and services in the world of electricity, this flagship exhibition continues to be a springboard for French businesses looking to expand in the region. The exhibitors at the French Pavilion are geared to welcome the thousands of participants expected and to showcase their latest novelties.  France, one of the global leaders in the electricity industry (leading exporter in Europe), will showcase a diverse offering across the sector with more

    UPS Worldwide Express Service Expands to Help Businesses Deliver Urgent Shipments in High Growth Markets

    Service now available in 124 countries and territories, including UAE & KSA UPS expanded service in 57 countries and territories including India, Brazil, and South Korea 5 new countries received Express service including Bangladesh and Madagascar  Guaranteed delivery in 1-3 business days by 10:30 a.m., noon, or 2 p.m., depending on the destination Dubai, UAE, March 01, 2018:  UPS (NYSE: UPS) has expanded its UPS Worldwide Express™ package service to reach 124 countries and territories, providing an earlier delivery option for customers to more locations. UPS now reaches more countries and territories with express midday than any other carrier.   The UPS Worldwide Express service offers guaranteed delivery in 1-3 business days by 10:30 a.m., noon, or 2 p.m., depending on the destination. In more

    ENEC Appoints Peter Dietrich as Chief Nuclear Officer

    Mr. Dietrich brings more than 27 years of international nuclear industry experience Abu Dhabi, UAE – 28 February 2018:  The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has appointed Peter Dietrich as the Corporation’s Chief Nuclear Officer (CNO). Mr. Dietrich brings substantial international industry expertise from his 27-year career in the nuclear sector.  The position of ENEC CNO serves a strategic function to the organization in supporting the successful development of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program, including assessing the program plan for the delivery of Units 1 to 4 in adherence to the highest standards of nuclear safety and quality. Eng. Mohamed Al Hammadi ENEC CEO, said: “I welcome Peter to the executive team that is leading the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program and I look forward to more

    Caparol Paints holds interactive workshop for painters in Dubai

    The global leader in paints offers insights into innovative design and usage techniques to the community of painters  Dubai, February 28, 2018:  Caparol Paints, a global leader in the paints industry, recently conducted an exclusive workshop for painters at its facility in Dubai Industrial Park. More than 70 painters from across the UAE attended the event. The workshop was designed to be an interactive session where the painters were given a detailed demonstration and training on basic to advanced levels of paint applications. It involved familiarizing painters with Caparol’s ETICS-technology and familiarizing the German company’s legendary decorative paints. It also involved a session on mastering the art of perfect paint application. Commenting on the workshop, Mr. Mowaffaq Balish, Commercial Director more

    2XL launches ‘Portofino' dining room collection in minimalist style

    Dubai, UAE; February 27, 2017:   2XL, the leading luxury furniture and home décor brand in the UAE, has launched a new luxury dining room set consisting of cushioned beige colour chairs with matching light wooden colour table. Made of wood veneer, the grey oak dining room set, “Portofino” can accommodate a group of eight easily. The chairs have wooden legs and the rectangular table has stylish thick solid legs giving shock-resistant stability that bears more weight. The collection has a minimalist design which makes it a stylish addition to any kitchen or dining room. Its beige and wooden colour combination easily allows it to match with any colour scheme. According to Amit Yadav, Marketing Manager, 2XL, “Portofino is ideal for large family gatherings or house party. Dining is so much more than just the more

    John Lewis Home for Timeless Designs

    Thoughtful designs of unrivalled quality with John Lewis SS18 collection Dubai, UAE, February 24, 2018:  With John Lewis heritage and design at its heart, the SS18 collection celebrates authenticity and craftsmanship, inspired by palette of materials, colors and textures across shape and pattern, spanning our entire Home assortment, all intended to elevate everyday items and bring our customers joy through design. Coastal Collection: Our SS18 Coastal colour update is a refined core of soft neutrals and grey tones mixed with a range of calming blues. This colours are used alongside solid woods, linen and natural materials. For SS18 our accent colours have been influenced by the seaside town of Margate in Kent, giving a more retro, industrial feel. We have introduced some new feature pieces this season to project a sense more

    Puma Energy Hosts “Be Road Safe” Event in Dubai

    Opportunity to help local truck drivers drive more safely  DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – 22nd February 2018 –   Puma Energy, the global integrated midstream and downstream energy company, hosted its first Be Road Safe event specifically created for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Dubai on Thursday, February 22nd. The event aims to promote the importance of road safety and highlight existing risks across the region. 48 countries have taken part in the initiative to date through the Road Safety Relay.  The UAE Be Road Safe event, sponsored by Puma Energy and Impala Terminals, took place at Puma Energy’s Gulf Refining Company building in the port of Jebel Ali, Dubai. Event supporters included DP World, Trakhees, Department of Planning and Development and the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), more

    ENEC Demonstrates Commitment to Environmental Protection and Sustainability during Visit by UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment to Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant

    Al Zeyoudi: The Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant will contribute to meeting the UAE Energy Strategy and the realization of the UAE’s voluntary commitments to the Paris Agreement The project will improve air quality by cutting down up to 21 million tonnes of carbon emissions every year Abu Dhabi-UAE – 21 February 2018 -   His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Cabinet Member and UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, visited the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant today, where he witnessed the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation ‘s (ENEC) commitment to sustainability and environmental protection. His Excellency Dr Al Zeyoudi also observed the significant progress being made across all four nuclear energy units being built at the plant in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi.   His more

    Agility's Earnings Release for Full Year and Q4 2017

    Dubai, UAE,  February 21, 2018:     FY 2017 (Million KD)  FY 2016 (Million KD) Variance (%) Q4 2017 (Million KD)  Q4 2016 (Million KD)  Variance (%) Revenue 1,407 1,234 14% 386 314.8 22.6% Net Revenue 469.9  429.1 9.5% 125.7 112.4 12% EBITDA  135.2 115.2 17.4% 37.6 31.4 19.8% Net Profit  68.5 59.1  16%  19.3 15.7 22.5% EPS (fils)  54.4 46.7  16.6%  15.3 12.5 23.1%   Figures in the table above have been rounded    Agility, a leading global logistics provider, more

    Danube Group launches Nouveau Surfaces from Europe

    Dubai, 21 February 2018:  Danube Building Material, the number one building material company in the Middle East organized an exquisite exhibition of surfaces to mark the launch of its Nouveau Surfaces at AnYahh art gallery from 19th February to 21st February 2018. The new collection was installed across the art gallery like beautiful art pieces to create a world of artistic expression for the visitors. To grace the occasion present on the event were H.E. Valentina Setta - Consul General of the Italian Consulate in Dubai, Founder and Chairman Mr. Rizwan Sajan and other senior management of the group.  The collection comes in four eclectic forms which are Viaggio - melamine faced chip boards from Italy, Evola - deep textured melamine faced chip boards from Belgium, Arpa - decorative laminates from Italy and MyWoodWall more

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    Energy Matters: Boosting Energy Efficiency in Dubai Homes through Personalised Advice

    TAQATI - Dubai Energy Efficiency Program announces the successful completion of the pilot ‘Home Energy Advice Program’ Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 22 2017:  Building on the momentum to improve energy efficiency in Dubai, TAQATI - Dubai Energy Efficiency Program announced the successful completion of the pilot ‘Home Energy Advice Program’. The program was run across 60 homes in Dubai as part of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) ‘Ideal Home Initiative’ and supports DEWA’s efforts to achieve the Smart Dubai initiative launched more

    Leading UK advanced materials research centre to be named The Masdar Building

    Masdar’s funding towards Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre supports commitment of Abu Dhabi to promote knowledge economy  Dubai, UAE, October 21, 2017:  A new research centre at the University of Manchester in England aimed at marketing products and technologies made from a “wonder material” known as graphene will be called The Masdar Building.   Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, Masdar, is the principal funder of the purpose-built Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC), which held its formal “topping out” ceremony attended more

    Jebel Ali Expands Further as Terminal 3 Gets 1.5m TEU New Capacity

    First of 84 new STS automated gantry cranes arrive with retrofitted equipment servicing global shipping alliances Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 October, 2017:  Global trade enabler DP World is stepping up container handling productivity at its flagship Jebel Ali Port, by adding 1.5 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) to Container Terminal 3 (T3).  The expansion is in response to emerging market demand and increases the port’s capacity from 18 million TEU to 19.5 million TEU. T3 now has a capacity of 4 million TEU and will be the world’s largest more

    Middle East Cleaning Technology Week Launches ‘Green Zone' Inviting the Exhibitors to Showcase its Eco-Friendly Products

    Demand for eco-products on the rise, even as the global market for sustainable cleaning products is expected to reach USD 51 billion by 2021, says industry experts ahead of MECTW 2017 Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Middle East Cleaning Technology Week (MECTW) launches ‘Green Zone’, a platform which will allow the exhibitors of the three shows under MECTW, to showcase their eco-friendly products. Eco-friendly products, green cleaning and sustainable development have become the key topics of discussion for the cleaning industry, here in the region and globally.  Industry more

    Dubai's maritime sector promoting concerted efforts to support UAE's candidacy for IMO Executive Council membership

    October 17, 2017.  Dubai, UAE: H.E Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman of Dubai’s Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation and Chairman of the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), called on all bodies and entities concerned with the UAE’s maritime sector to strengthen cooperation in supporting the country’s candidacy for Category B membership under the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council. He emphasized the importance of a successful bid and the role of the UAE as a key player in the international maritime sector. He explained that the membership plays an more

    Dubai Chamber concludes high-level trade mission to Malta

    Trade mission aimed to strengthen bilateral ties and explore trade and investment opportunities opening up in Malta Chamber-led delegation held meetings with Maltese Prime Minister, top government officials, and business leaders Maltese Minister of Foreign Trade and Promotion: Malta compliments Dubai’s role in the Gulf region as a player in the field of trade and investment H.E. Al Ghuair: Malta is an ideal trading partner to Dubai and the emirate serves as a gateway for Maltese businesses that want to access growth markets in the GCC, Africa, and Asia  Dubai, UAE, more

    Celebrate festival of light at home with your loved ones

    United Furniture’s latest collection brings joyful colours and designs  Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2017:   In time for Diwali celebrations, United Furniture, a leading furniture and furnishings brand in the UAE, has launched its latest festive range of furniture and home décor. United Furniture aims to create the perfect celebratory atmosphere for homes with a whole new line of furniture and accessories that is bright, colorful and cheery.  United Furniture shares the festive spirit this season with an extensive range of stylish furniture, furnishings and more

    Gulftainer Wins Port and Terminal Operator Award at Seatrade Maritime Awards 2017

    Sharjah-UAE: 16 October, 2017:  Gulftainer, the world’s largest privately owned independent terminal operating and logistics company, has won the prestigious Port and Terminal Operator Award at the Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa 2017 for the second consecutive year. Tom Nauwelaerts, managing director of Momentum Logistics, Gulftainer's third-party logistics (3PL) division, received the award on behalf of the company at a ceremony in Dubai. Gulftainer stood out among strong competition from DP World UAE Region, Abu Dhabi Ports, Red Sea more

    Global Food Industries ‘Aqua Kale' to address UAE's growing demand for healthy food

    October 15, 2017: Global Food Industries (GFI), a world-class value-added frozen food manufacturing company and part of Albatha Holding, one of the largest conglomerates in UAE. GFI has expressed its commitment towards playing a significant role in the ongoing efforts to address the steadily increasing demand for healthy food products in the UAE. In line with this, the company has revealed its new and unique ‘Aqua Kale’ concept, which covers the cultivation of this organic, halal-certified, and pesticide-free leafy cabbage without using soil as it is fully grown on water. To date, more

    Emirates Intellectual Property Association and Dubai Government Excellence Program affirm commitment to jointly promote innovation and intellectual property rights protection in the UAE

    14 October 2017 - As per the directives of Major General Dr. Abdul Quddus Abdul Razzaq Al Obaidly, Assistant Commander-in-Chief for Dubai Police’s Quality and Excellence and Chairman of the Emirates Intellectual Property Association’s (EIPA) Board of Directors, the participants of a recently concluded joint workshop between EIPA and Dubai Government Excellence Program (DGEP) has recommended the creation of intellectual property departments across all government entities in the UAE. The workshop, which was held under the theme ‘Intellectual Property and Support of Government more

    Dari Home opens in The Dubai Mall

    Dari Home opens its new branch in The Dubai Mall. With a specialization in kitchenware and homeware appliances, Dari Home is a true pioneer in smart home solutions.  Dari Home located in The Dubai Mall and Mercato Mall. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 14, 2017:  Dari Home, a popular kitchenware and homeware brand in Dubai opens its store at The Dubai Mall recently. Dari Home kitchenware houses a wide variety of colourful and bright kitchen accessories that makes cooking easy and enjoyable at the same time.   The new store hosts a range of stainless steel more

    Christmas just got easier with Al-Futtaim ACE

    Dubai, October 12, 2017:  With Christmas just around the corner, preparing for the holidays has just become easier with the launch of the widest selection of seasonal products at Al-Futtaim ACE.  The Christmas collection from Al-Futtaim ACE features an extensive range of products from indoor and outdoor decorations, gifting, dining wear, a selection of gift wrapping and even your choice of an artificial or natural Christmas tree.  Al-Futtaim ACE are offering fantastic gift ideas for the whole family, including for him, her and the kids. Pick up a Nespresso machine for more

    Addaera Research & Polls Centre Sheds Light on Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Crimes in New Publications

    Addaera Research & Polls Centre, the first local independent public opinion survey centre in the UAE, launched two new publications on the awareness level about domestic violence and human trafficking crimes. The first publication titled “The Level of Awareness about Domestic Violence in the UAE Community” examines and evaluates the level of public awareness about domestic violence concept and forms according to the results of a field survey conducted in collaboration with Dubai Foundation for Women & Children (DFWAC). The release focuses on multiple aspects related to more

    Better Life launch premium range of large kitchen appliances from Siemens

    New range showcases the latest line of refrigerators, washing machines and built-in kitchen appliances designed specifically for modern urban lifestyles Dubai, UAE, October 11, 2017:  Better Life, one of the leading home appliance retailers in the region and a division of Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group LLC, has launched a new line of large kitchen appliances from ‘Siemens’ - a world renowned brand with a vision to create exceptional home solutions. The new range will be available in Better Life showrooms across Dubai. It showcases the latest line of refrigerators, washing more

    Masdar welcomes Luxembourg royal delegation

    1. Luxembourg’s Prince Guillaume and Princess Stéphanie, tour Masdar City one of the world’s most sustainable communities 2. Luxembourg’s Prince Guillaume and Princess Stéphanie visit Yahsat Space Lab, located at Masdar Institute, part of Khalifa University of Science and Technology   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; October 11, 2017:  Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) welcomed Their Royal Highnesses the Crown Prince and Crown Princess of Luxembourg together with His Excellency Etienne Schneider, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy to more

    Classic to contemporary, United Furniture unveils new bedroom sets

    Dubai, UAE, October 10, 2017:  United Furniture, a leading furniture and furnishings brand in the UAE, has unveiled its latest bedroom set collection with pieces that are tastefully done in solid wood in a variety of styles like – four-poster, modern, classic, funky and leather upholstered, giving each set a unique identity. With an extensive assortment of stylishly crafted, top quality furniture and home accessories, United Furniture offers the perfect blend of functionality and fashionable living. Commenting on their latest bedroom sets, Mr. Anup Ravindranath, Director, United more

    Al-Futtaim ACE Outdoor Furniture Collection

    Product Description and Price (AED)  1. Monster Double Seat Suspended Swing - 1,499   2. Drop Hanging Chair with Stand - 1,099   3. Homeworks Coruna Aluminium Day Bed with Mosquito Net - 6,199   4. Johannesburg 4-Seater Rattan High Table Dining Set - 5,999   5. Geneva 5-Seater Rattan High Table Sofa Set - 3,999   6. Syntia 6-Seater Rectangular Teak Wood Dining Set - 5,499   7. Flamingo 6-Seater Aluminium Dining Table Set - 3,499   8. Flamingo 8-Seater Aluminium Dining Table Set - 2,999   9. Modena 5-Seater Wicker Sofa Set more

    ELM unveils three new electronic services on opening day of GITEX 2017

    October 8, 2017 - ELM, a leader in innovative solutions and owned by the Public Investment Fund of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), has unveiled the launch of its three new electronic services--‘Ethraa,’,‘(HIS) Medical service’ and ‘Salamah’--during their participation at the 37th edition of GITEX Technology Week (GITEX 2017), an annual consumer computer and electronics trade show, exhibition and conference, which opened today October 8, 2017 and will run until October 12, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). The new set of the company’s more

    Sète Port Authority and P&O Ports Get Ready for Start of Operations in 2018

    Partners tour facility to celebrate new era for Port de Sète Investment in trade and marine infrastructure signal economic growth for city and wider region Dubai, United Arab Emirates/ Sète, France, 7 October2017:  Leaders of the Sète Port Authority, The Occitanie Region and P&O Ports have toured the city’s container terminal in the south of France following the three-year management contract awarded to the multi-purpose ports operator in July this year. On a visit to Sète this week, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zones Corporation more

    2XL launches ‘I Love UAE' competition to mark UAE National Day

    Dubai, UAE; October 05, 2017:  2XL, the leading luxury furniture and home décor brand in the UAE is organizing a design competition for university students in the UAE, as part of the 46th National Day celebrations. Students specializing in interior design and fine art courses from universities across UAE are entitled to enroll in this competition called ‘I Love UAE’. Following the theme of the ‘UAE National Day’, students are supposed to superimpose their digital artwork on the image of a table lamp provided. The top 5 shortlisted entrees will be given the more

    Eighth Green Leadership Series Identifies Job Creation as Critical for UAE Sustainability

    Event highlights opportunities, challenges in transition towards greener economy Eng. Al Abdooli from Ministry of Climate Change and Development (MoCCaE): Green growth efforts would result in 4 to 5.5% higher GDP growth and create 160,000 new jobs by 2030 Dubai-UAE: 4 October, 2017:  Dubai Science Park (DSP), the region’s first business community dedicated to the science sector, today convened the eighth edition of its Green Leadership Series, discussing the progress of Dubai’s green economy transformation. Industry advocates gathered at The Address Dubai Mall to more

    Cooperation Agreement to Support Renewable Energy Projects in 16 Caribbean Island Countries

    US$50 million UAE-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund seeks to bring energy security to Caribbean region   The UAE-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund is one of the largest renewable energy initiatives in the Caribbean region  Abu Dhabi, UAE: 5 October, 2017:  Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, has signed an agreement with Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, Masdar to finalise financing and to bolster collaboration in implementing projects within the framework of the ADFD-funded US$50 million UAE-Caribbean more

    NAFL to represent UAE at FIATA World Congress

    Logistics industry expected to reach $15.5 trillion by 2020 October 4, 2017, Dubai (UAE):  The National Association of Freight and Logistics (NAFL), the oldest association of freight and logistics service providers in the Middle East, will bring the spotlight on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a logistics hub at the world’s largest gathering of international freight and logistics experts and decision makers at the FIATA World Congress to be held in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, from October 4-8. UAE is among the biggest contributors to the GCC’s logistics sector. With Dubai more

    RIPE NCC holds roundtable meeting in Bahrain to explore opportunities and challenges in the Arab Countries Internet Sector

    Bahrain - October 3, 2017- RIPE NCC successfully organized a roundtable meeting of Arab telecommunications ministries and Arab ICT regulatory bodies recently at the Ritz-Carlton, Manama in Bahrain. The meeting, which was opened by His Excellency Eng. Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammad, Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, Kingdom of Bahrain. Axel Pawlik, Managing Director of RIPE NCC, discussed key ways on how to drive in more development and economic growth for the Arab region’s Internet sector. Additionally, the roundtable addressed the challenges posed by cyberthreats and more

    ADNOC Distribution to Open More SMART Tag Installation Centres Supported by Mobile Units Across the UAE

    Four SMART Tag installation centres already operating across the UAE Mobile units are also now carrying out installations for vehicle fleets  All ADNOC Distribution service stations to convert to SMART technology in Q2’2018  Abu Dhabi, 03 October, 2017:  As part of its ‘SMART Service Stations’ initiative and introduction of cashless ADNOC Wallet-linked payment options, ADNOC Distribution; the UAE’s leading operator of retail fuel service stations and commercial fuelling services, is now expanding its SMART Tag installation facilities through more

    MEFMA to shed light on latest regional FM issues & growth drivers at Saudi Arabia Confex 2017

    October 03, 2017: The Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA) will put the spotlight anew on a range of contemporary issues and growth drivers that are influencing the steadily climbing regional facilities management (FM) industry when it hosts this year’s edition of the premier Saudi Arabia Confex. Set to take place from October 9 to 10, 2017 at the Movenpick Hotel in Riyadh, the event will gather world-renowned FM experts and leaders to tackle major topics of national and international importance – including sustainability, smart cities, innovation, disruptive more

    Launch of Danube Home's Brand New Garden Collection

    Dubai, UAE, October 3, 2017:​  Danube Home, the UAE's leading home interior and décor brand announced its exclusive Garden Collection 2018 on 2nd of October 2017 at its Sheikh Zayed Road store. The new collection is inspired by ‘The World’ to create a garden that complements your property. The products are exclusively designed to help you to find solace in the sanctum that is nature. As part of the new launch, a new 2018/19 catalog was introduced, which is an 88-page, full-color book features more than 1500 items serving as a complete resource guide for outdoor more

    LEAP – The first career platform using AI launches in Dubai

    The first career platform using artificial intelligence, LEAP, has set up its base in Dubai after securing 3 million AED in funding. The team behind the conception of LEAP are experienced professionals from within the region – many of whom have a network of existing enterprises within the GCC. With 3 million AED in funding, LEAP has plans to expand quickly, on a global scale within its first year of operation. LEAP – a new career platform – was developed due to an awareness that the majority of recruitment resources and processes were not only outdated, but incredibly more

    ADNOC Distribution Upgrades Information Technology Systems at its Vehicle Inspection Centers

    Abu Dhabi, 02 October 2017:  ADNOC Distribution, the sole operator of light vehicle inspection centers in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, is upgrading the information technology systems at its 21 centers across the emirate. The one-day upgrading operation will take place on Friday 6 October 2017. Consequently, service will be suspended that day at the four centers that usually operate on Fridays: namely, Abu Dhabi Main Center, Al Ain Main Center, Mahawi Center and Al Samha Center. Service will resume as usual the next morning on Saturday 7 October 2017. Highlighting the importance of the more

    Renowned Workplace Visionary Says HR in Many Businesses Have Lost Their Purpose

    Internet sensation, unshakable optimist and inspirational speaker, Simon Sinek believes HR must focus on the humans, not the resources Dubai, UAE; 2 October 2017:  Simon Sinek, the world-renowned speaker, best-seller author and popular advocate for workforce fulfilment, believes that the misconceived role of HR and the people who work in the profession needs to change in order to positively impact the success of an organisation. Speaking ahead of his livestream guru session at the HR Summit & Expo 2017, Sinek said: “In my opinion, HR serves one of the most valuable jobs more

    EIPA presents report on innovation and creativity in the UAE at 2nd China Quality Conference

    September 30, 2017: The Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA) successfully presented a working paper entitled 'Innovation and Creativity in the UAE' during its participation at the second China Quality Conference, which was held recently, 2017 in the People's Republic of China (PROC). EIPA's presence at the event was aimed towards sharing and learning more about best practices in the field of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) while also complementing the UAE's commitment towards participating in international conferences to help facilitate a smoother and more

    Project Neptune: Triton and Aston Martin

    Creative collaboration with Triton and Aston Martin Concept design leading to an exclusive, strictly-limited edition submersible Innovative design marries expertise from the luxury automotive and marine  worlds  First project by Aston Martin Consulting Dubai, UAE, September 28, 2017:  Aston Martin is proud to announce a creative collaboration with Triton Submarines LLC, the acclaimed manufacturer of state–of-the-art submersibles. Codenamed Project Neptune, the venture enables Aston Martin to further enhance and grow the brand into new aspects of the luxury more

    AKAB International Investment and Alifax Join Hands to Bring Alifax Gulf to the Region

    Alifax Gulf Brings Latest Microbiology Patent Instruments to UAE  Plans to expand business to cover all GCC countries 28 Sept. 2017, Dubai, UAE:  AKAB International Investment (AKAB), the pioneer in transportation & logistics, construction and trading investment together with AliFax, one of the leading Italian companies specialized in the development, production and distribution of clinical diagnostic instrumentation, announced their joint venture and distribution agreements to launch Alifax Gulf in the UAE with expansion plans to cover all the GCC countries.  Alifax more

    The Emirates Group partners with PwC Middle East to offer a training opportunity for UAE Nationals

    DUBAI, U.A.E., 28 September 2017:  The Emirates Group has partnered with PwC Middle East to offer UAE National graduates a secondment opportunity in one of the world’s leading professional services network. Two UAE National Emirates Group employees have been selected this year to partake in PwC’s Watani Graduate Programme, providing them with a unique training opportunity in fields such as consultancy, assurance, audit and finance.  The selected UAE National employees have successfully passed the rigorous PwC selection process and began their 12-month secondment with more

    Home Centre Unveils New Catalogue with Workshops Focused on Period-inspired Mystique and Nature Themes

    Dubai-UAE: 27 September, 2017:   Home Centre, the largest home retailer in the Middle East, celebrated the launch of its new catalogue with workshops hosted by popular interior designer Nisrine El Lababidi Moghraby from Harf Noon Design Studio and Anri Hamilton, Style and Trends Manager at Home Centre. Held at the Royal Majlis at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai, the exclusive event drew the participation of prominent personalities from the home décor space and media representatives. Members of senior management from Home Centre, also attended the launch. The evening revolved more

    Region's leading sustainability champions top winners list of 10th Arabia CSR Awards

    UAE, September 26, 2017- The list of winners of Arabia CSR Network’s 10th Arabia CSR Awards, the latest edition of the Arab region’s premier Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability accolade, were officially revealed during the awarding ceremony held in Dubai. The event was attended by senior government officials, members of the Diplomatic Corps, representatives from various organisations and leading sustainability champions, which included His Excellency (H.E.) Sheikh Salem Bin Sultan Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, President, Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Department of Civil more

    Zara Home Absolute Linen

    About Zara Home  Zara Home is a company belonging to the Spanish Inditex group dedicated to the manufacturing of home textiles. It was created in 2003. It has around 408 stores in 44 countries. The company focuses on retailing various housewares. The headquarters of Zara Home is located in A Coruña, Spain. more

    Danube Signs Sarfaraz Ahmed as Brand Ambassador for Pakistan

    26th September, 2017; Dubai, UAE: Danube group is proud to announce an exciting new addition to its portfolio of brand ambassadors. The current Captain of the Pakistan Cricket team, Sarfraz Ahmed, is joining the Danube’s family as the brand ambassador for the Pakistan market. Mr. Ahmed has been on the periphery of the Pakistan squad for quite some time and his never-say-die attitude has won him many admirers around the world.  The role-model for the young cricketers, Sarfraz came into prominence when he led the side to victory at the Under-19 World Cup in 2006. A year later, he more

    Singapore's Trescorp to launch oil storage and bunker services in SOHAR.

    US$600 million deep-water terminal for 320,000dwt supertankers 45-hectare terminal will be on reclaimed land in SOHAR Port South  Two additional bunker licenses for SOHAR are in the pipeline Dubai, UAE, September 25, 2017:  In anticipation of the significant growth in petroleum trading in the GCC region, as well as growing demand for bunker services, Singapore-based Trescorp is to launch a new 45-hectare terminal in SOHAR Port with an investment of US$600 million. The new facility will feature six deep-water berths, with 25 metre drafts, one of them capable of receiving more

    ADNOC Distribution wins ‘UAE Superbrand' award for the fourth consecutive year

    Accolade recognizes company’s market-leading position as fuel and services provider Abu Dhabi, 25 September, 2017:  ADNOC Distribution, the UAE’s leading operator of service stations and convenience stores, has received a ‘UAE Superbrand’ award for 2017. This marks the fourth consecutive year the company has achieved Superbrand status. Mohammed Al Zaabi, Acting Senior Vice President of Retail Sales Group at ADNOC Distribution, received the award at a ceremony hosted by the Superbrands Council. Superbrands is the largest independent global body evaluating and more

    How Might Hurricane Harvey Impact Oil Prices?

    Hurricane Harvey was undoubtedly one of the worst and most expensive natural disasters to have hit America. Having hit a number of counties in Texas, the bill for repairs is estimated to be at $180bn. The UAE is currently suffering from lower oil prices and restrictions on output put in place by OPEC, which is having lasting effects on its economy. The OPEC, or the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, is the intergovernmental body in charge of coordinating and unifying petrol prices among member countries in order keep prices fair and stable for all involved. Could the recent more

    Technology not a Substitute for but a Value Add to Business

    Role of technology in education and sustainability in MENA region opens  Day 2’s discussions at the Third Sharjah FDI Forum Sharjah, 20 September 2017:  The UAE Undersecretary for Foreign Trade and Industry Affairs, Ministry of Economy, HE Abdullah bin Ahmed Al Saleh opened Day 2 of the Third Sharjah FDI Forum with promising remarks on the role foreign direct investments (FDIs) will play in fulfilling the SDG 2030’s vision, globally, saying that the UAE is both a global destination for and an exporter of FDI. Among other high-profile attendees were Sheikha Bodour more

    Set sail for the Yas Marina Boat Festival

    Chart a course to Yas Marina this October for Abu Dhabi’s ultimate boating event Abu Dhabi, September 18, 2017:  Get ready for this year’s Yas Marina Boat Festival, which is taking place from Friday October 20 to Saturday October 21. Following the success of last year’s event, which welcomed over 2,000 boating enthusiasts and a wide range of exhibitors, Yas Marina has expanded the festival for Autumn 2017 with a spectacular nautical-themed schedule celebrating the very best of #LifeAtSea. The perfect event for seasoned sailors or for those who just want to take a more

    TASC Outsourcing launches TascTemp, region's first online hiring portal for temporary staff

    DUBAI – September 18, 2017:  Today, TASC Outsourcing, a leading people solutions and talent management company in the GCC, unveiled TascTemp, an innovative online hiring portal which is set to transform the temporary hiring industry in the UAE. TascTemp is the first-of-its-kind solution in the region for temporary staff. This platform is perfect for businesses that need additional staff to meet peak-season demand, or require short-term staff for a crucial project or just to fill-up planned vacancies. Businesses no longer need to worry about last-minute temp staffing; with this more

    ADNOC Distribution launches ‘Back-to-School' promotion

    Around 100 Oasis convenience stores to feature popular school products Abu Dhabi, 18 September, 2017:  ADNOC Distribution, the UAE’s leading operator of service stations and convenience stores, has launched a ‘back-to-school’ promotion as part of a range of initiatives to help customers celebrate special events and holidays throughout the year. Around 100 Oasis convenience stores are hosting ‘back-to-school’ promotional stands, featuring popular school products such as Minion’s stationary. ADNOC Distribution is also promoting a ‘Little more

    DMC partners with Marasi News to further reinforce its excellence in the market

    This partnership aims at enhancing the maritime sector in Dubai and the UAE, through providing professional media services dedicated to the maritime sector, in order to raise the awareness about the advanced skills and competencies in the maritime sector  Dubai, UAE, 18th of September 2017:  In line with its vision to be an international maritime hub and to create the best business and maritime services cluster, Dubai Maritime City signed a strategic partnership agreement with Tactics Maritime Creative Communication which is responsible for managing and publishing “Marasi more

    Jafza hosts 328 logistics companies over 4.2million sqm

    UAE economic growth boosting logistics sector says Bin Sulayem  Dubai, 17 September 2017:  Recent forecasts for growth in UAE trade are set to benefit the country’s logistics sector according to DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem.  A BMI report published recently forecasts a steady rise in trade of 4.35 percent year on year in 2017, driven by a 5 percent growth in imports and exports of 3.7 percent. The report sees positive economic growth for the UAE over the next five years due to government plans to diversify the economy through the more

    ENEC CEO Highlights Priorities of UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program at WNA Symposium in London

    ENEC Executives amongst 600 nuclear energy professionals participating in World Nuclear Association (WNA) Symposium, London, UK.  ENEC CEO, Eng. Mohamed Al Hammadi, updates industry leaders on evolution of ENEC and the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program Abu Dhabi, UAE – 16 September 2017:  A senior delegation from the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), led by Chief Executive Officer, Eng. Mohamed Al Hammadi, has participated in the World Nuclear Association (WNA) Symposium, taking place in London, U.K. During the opening session of the conference, Mr. Al more

    ADNOC Distribution Completes the Second Phase of the Officers City Service Station Expansion in Abu Dhabi

    The 2nd phase upgrades the existing station infrastructure and installs new fuel pump technologies The final phase will involve adjunct facility providing 8 fuel pumps and 6 rental spaces for cafes and fast-food restaurants   Abu Dhabi, 16 September, 2017: ADNOC Distribution, the leading operator of retail fueling services outlets in the UAE, today announced the completion of the second phase of the development and expansion of the Officers City Service Station located on the Arabian Gulf Road in Abu Dhabi.    During the second phase of the project, more

    RAK Petroleum plc Releases Half-Year Financial Report for the Period Ended 30 June 2017

    Chairman’s Interim Report Dear Shareholders: On behalf of the Board of Directors of RAK Petroleum plc (the “Company”), I am pleased to present the Half-Year Financial Report for the period ending 30 June 2017. The Company’s fundamental objective is to generate significant total shareholder returns from investments in the oil and gas industry, with a focus on the Middle East and Africa. We currently hold interests in two oil and gas companies, DNO ASA (“DNO”) and Foxtrot International LDC (“Foxtrot International”). DNO DNO is a more

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