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Maserati Premieres the New Levante Royale Special Series The Snow Polo World Cup in St. Moritz

• The Royale Special Series is available across all models with V6 engines featured in the current Maserati range. • Just 100 Maserati Levante, Quattroporte and Ghibli Royale will be produced with engines including the 350HP and 430 HP 3.0l V6 petrol     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 28, 2020:    Maserati took centre stage last weekend as St. Moritz welcomed the Snow Polo World Cup 2020, now in its 36th edition. The Italian carmaker premiered the Levante Royale Special Edition, a celebration of dynamic elegance, as guests gathered on the St. Moritz lake to attend one of the most glamorous events of the social calendar.      The Snow Polo World Cup Final, of which Maserati is Official Sponsor, took place yesterday: after an exciting game Team St. Moritz lifted the ......read more

Dubai Customs thwarts smuggling of 73 kg of crystal meth concealed in vehicle parts shipment

Dubai – 28 January 2020:   A team from Jebel Ali Customs Center in cooperation with the Customs Intelligence Department thwarted an attempt to smuggle 73 kg of crystal meth coming from a neighbouring country.    The drugs were concealed inside vehicle spare parts, and although they were hidden very skilfully but the inspectors’ alertness, vigilance and experience helped them uncover the illegal shipment. The smugglers thought they could trick inspection officers of Dubai Customs and evade the smart and sophisticated detection systems and procedures.  The Smart Risk Engine, developed in-house by Dubai Customs using the latest AI applications, recognizes the upcoming risky shipments and creates a profile for different expected risks. The risk engine classified the spare parts shipment as ......read more

Nature's Embrace

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 28, 2020:   This spring, the collection at Marks & Spencer is underpinned by ‘Nature’s Embrace’ which sees a nod to sustainability through grassy and urban greens alongside botanical floral prints.   With a collection that merges both smart and casual wear – the pieces are perfect for a wardrobe refresh.   

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Fakhr Al Ajyal Falconry Championship launches a new category With the directions of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Dubai, 28 January 2020:   Set to begin on Saturday (February 1), Fakhr Al Ajyal Championship for Falconry – Telwah, announced today, the launch of a new category for ‘Falcon Owners’.   With the directions of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, this new category will come into effect in the upcoming Fakhr Al Ajyal Championship for Falconry on February 1-16, at Dubai’s Al Ruwwayyah desert area. The ‘Falcon Owners’ category is dedicated to participants who are also the caretakers of the falcons, thus availing wider opportunities for them and widening the participation in the heritage sport.    To boost the spirit of competitors, the total cash prizes for the winners were raised to more than ......read more

Recycle Your Jeans at American Eagle

New recycling programme introduced in Dubai stores   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 28, 2020:   With Global Recycling Day approaching in March, it’s a great time to take a step back and look at your relationship with the environment around you. As part of this worldwide event, American Eagle introduces the initiative of recycling jeans for the first time in the Middle East across their stores in Dubai, UAE.    Think about what you do in your daily life to reduce your carbon footprint? How do all the little things add up to make a big impact?  What else can you do?   American Eagle has come up with something simple and trouble-free where all you need to do is get rid of your old jeans. Just grab that unused pair that’s been taking up precious closet space for years. ......read more

Urban Growth Management

H.E. Mohamed Al Khadar Al Ahmed, Executive Director of Strategic Affairs at DMT and General Coordinator of the World Urban Forum 10 Abu Dhabi – 28.01.2020: H.E. Mohamed Al Khadar Al Ahmed, Executive Director of Strategic Affairs at DMT and General Coordinator of the World Urban Forum 10 Said: “Next February we are looking forward to the tenth World Urban Forum in Abu Dhabi, with its theme: “Cities of Opportunities: Connecting Culture and Innovation” and this will be the first time that an Arab country will host the world’s most important conference on cities and human settlements. At the centre of our discussions will be urban growth management – a comprehensive subject that is at the very essence of the work of WUF10 organisers UN-Habitat. To put clarity around this, urban growth management ......read more

World Art Dubai Launches Open Call for Emerging Artists, Photographers and Videographers

Second World Art Dubai Emerging Artists Competition & Exhibition returns in partnership with Rove Hotels Photography and videography workshop and competition hosted by Nikon takes centre stage during 2020 art fair Multiple schools to participate in emirate-wide young artist initiative   Dubai, UAE – 28 January 2020:   Ahead of World Art Dubai - the region’s only affordable art fair – which is set to return 8 – 11 April, emerging artists, and amateur photographers and videographers are being called forward to participate in an exciting calendar of competitions, workshops and activations targeting all age groups. Placing local emerging talent at the forefront of its year-round mission to support the region’s growing art scene, World Art Dubai is collaborating with ......read more

MoHAP Launches the First National Project for the Smart Connectivity between Ambulance Services and Hospitals

Dubai, 28 January 2020:   The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, recently unveiled the first of its kind project in the UAE for the smart connectivity between the National Ambulance services and hospitals. This was announced during MoHAP’s participation in the Arab Health 2020, which is held at the Dubai World Trade Centre, January 27 – 30. The new project comes as part of MoHAP’s endeavors to explore the healthcare future and achieve the objectives of the year of preparing for the next 50 years. Implemented in partnership with the National Ambulance and the Federal Authority for Identity & Citizenship, the newly developed project showcased the new smart ambulance that will be electronically connected to emergency departments in hospitals, besides another virtual emergency room with an alarm ......read more

Monochrome Street Styles - Steve Madden

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 28, 2020:   Monochromes – the one trend that can never go out of style. It is undeniably classy and one of the most glamourous street styles, topping the fashion chart season after season.    With fashionistas and celebrities embracing this chic look on the runways and streets alike, it’s now your turn to up your style quotient with Steve Madden’s latest collection of monochrome styles.   Pick from a variety of silhouettes ranging from figure flattering high heels to stylish mules and comfortable sneakers to outfit elevating bags.  

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Mercedes-Benz certifies BRISTOL as International VanPartner

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 28, 2020:    Bristol - Fire engineering Industries L.L.C, UAE based commercial vehicle body manufacturer including ambulances and mobile clinics, has been recognized as a ‘VanPartner’ by Mercedes-Benz.    The announcement was made today during the Arab Health 2020 event taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre where Bristol is showcasing its ambulance.    The VanPartner status has been awarded to Bristol having successfully completed an extensive review process of conversion solutions made on a Mercedes-Benz van chassis.   The evaluation covers the areas of quality, sales and after-sales services which Mercedes-Benz imposes on body manufacturers in the field of individual body solutions.   This partnership arrangement gives Bristol ......read more

Delightful Duo Of Elegant Timepieces Make For A Special Valentine Day's Gift'

This dynamic duo of iconic and elegant timepieces, the first created specifically for women by Parmigiani Fleurier, the Kalpa Piccola and Kalpa Donna, sport the signature tonneau lines and radiate elegant feminine charm and with their striking make a stunning. These exceptional watches will make an ideal Valentine's Day gift for the special woman in your life.     The Golden Number For Balance And Harmony     When creating the design for the Kalpa Piccola and Kalpa Donna, which are identical apart from size, Michel Parmigiani used the perfect proportions of the golden number as his foundation. He then enhanced the harmony of these proportions with gentle, rounded details like the delicate curve of the case, which extends to the rounded horns. These are specially angled so that the resulting ......read more

Siemens Healthineers presents solutions supporting digital transformation of healthcare at Arab Health 2020

• Somatom X.cite CT scanner and its revolutionary user guidance system myExam Companion automatically adapt scanner protocols in line with patient data • AI-based assistants for magnetic resonance imaging ease the burden of routine activities for radiologists and improve patient care • Atellica Solution laboratory system enables simplified workflows and easy capacity expansion     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 28, 2020:   CT scanners with intelligent user guidance, AI-based software assistants for MRI and a lab system that revolutionizes workflows: Siemens Healthineers is showcasing its products and solutions according to the motto “Shaping the Future of Healthcare” at this year’s Arab Health (January 27 – 30, 2020) in Dubai, UAE, focusing on digital ......read more

Introducing Stylish Activewear from Marks & Spencer

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 28, 2020:   Look no further than Marks & Spencer for stylish activewear this January. Whether women are keen runners or love their daily yoga sessions – looking good whilst exercising has never been so easy. Packed with great innovations from Quick Dry fabric to help draw moisture away from the body to keep women feeling cool and practical, to leggings that come with added stretch to sculpt one’s body – Marks & Spencer has women covered.   Spring sees a contemporary colour palette featured throughout, teaming classic black with rich blue’s and accent neon colour pops. Vibrant animal prints elevate separates, championing Marks & Spencer’s in-house design aesthetic and bringing a playful and inspirational feel to the ......read more

17 years of empowering Travel industry with latest technology

January 2020 marks our 17th anniversary as a Dubai based Travel Technology Company. Growing in the IT industry for many years now with several meaningful achievements in the rapidly changing world of technology, Global Innovations has added another meaningful year to their existence. By creating a sense of contentment among employees, establishing strong relationships and delivering bests to its clients/partners, the company has been successfully present on the market for 17 years now.   Our Mission   Our mission is to create value and impact for our clients to make them more competitive and align them with the fast pace business environment. We do it by attracting the right talent, advanced planning and with the right selection of technology at the right time.   About Global Innovation   We ......read more

Strong global demand for fully electric Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD

Plug-in hybrid XC40 to be introduced to the UAE later this year and the fully electric XC40 Recharge P8 is expected to arrive in 2021     Dubai, UAE, January 28, 2020:   Volvo Cars has now formally opened order books for the XC40 Recharge P8 AWD, the company’s first fully electric car based on the best-selling SUV, in selected markets.   Tens of thousands of consumers have shown keen interest in the all-electric XC40 and the company already received several thousands of firm orders even before the formal start of sales. Production and the first customer deliveries of the XC40 Recharge P8 are scheduled to begin later this year.    Trading Enterprises, an Al-Futtaim Automotive company and exclusive distributor of  Volvo Cars in the UAE, will introduce the electric XC40 ......read more

His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi Receives Ajman-based Businessman Dr. Thumbay Moideen

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 28, 2020:   His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council, UAE and Ruler of Ajman, received Dr. Thumbay Moideen, the Founder President of Thumbay Group at the Ruler’s Court on 27th January 2020. Dr. Thumbay Moideen briefed His Highness about the latest developments and progress of Thumbay Group, especially in the Group’s three pillars of Education, Healthcare & Research. Dr. Thumbay Moideen thanked His Highness for all the support given to Thumbay Group and briefed him about the progress of Gulf Medical University, the 9 academic hospitals under the Thumbay Hospital network, 15 Thumbay Clinics, 5 Thumbay Labs and around 60 Thumbay Pharmacy outlets, as well as the group’s strategic plans for 2020 and the developments thereof. He also ......read more

VISS raises funds for the Australian Bushfires

Proceeds from annual school celebration donated to support the Australian Bushfire Appeal Sharjah, United Arab Emirates - 27 January 2020 - The Victoria International School of Sharjah (VISS), a premium school offering the Australian Curriculum and the IB diploma, celebrates Australia Day with their annual Sausage Sizzle. This year’s Australia day became a campaign to raise funds for the catastrophic bushfires spreading throughout Australia.  Dean Pyrah, Executive Principal of VISS said, “This is an event we put together every year, and clearly this year it made sense to link it to the bushfire tragedy and raise awareness amongst our community with our traditional Australian Day Sausage Sizzle. The students and parents have been extremely supportive and generous. Many in our community have been asking how they can ......read more

Minister of Health meets Saudi and Kuwaiti Ministers of Health

The meeting aims to advance bilateral relations and enhance cooperation in health field     January 28, 2020:   H.E. Abdul Rahman Bin Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has discussed with Dr.Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah, Minister of Health of Saudi Arabia and Kuwaiti Health Minister Sheikh Dr. Basel Al-Humoud Al-Sabah, ways of boosting cooperation and coordination in the health sector.    The meeting was held today on the sidelines of the 45th Arab Health being held at Dubai World Trade Centre from January 27 to 30.     H.E. Dr. Mohammad Salim Al Olama, Undersecretary of the Ministry, and a number of officials from the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait attended the meeting, which touched on methods of improving health services and how to keep abreast of ......read more

Majid Al Futtaim is gifting three lucky shoppers a new set of wheels

• Promotion is available at City Centre Ajman, City Centre Fujairah, and City Centre Sharjah • Two Jeep Compass and one Toyota RAV4 models are waiting to be won • Members of the SHARE rewards programme will also earn four times the points on their purchases     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 28, 2020:   Majid Al Futtaim’s Northern Emirates shopping malls are keeping the New Year’s spirit of celebration alive with the launch of one of their biggest campaigns yet. The promotion, which runs until 15 February at City Centre Ajman, City Centre Fujairah, and City Centre Sharjah, puts shoppers in the running to win a new car, while also multiplying the SHARE points to be earned when they shop.    One shopper at each of the three Northern Emirates malls ......read more

UAE ranks first in the Arab world and 21st globally on Global Labour Resilience Index 2020

Latest report launched during special session on the sidelines of Davos 2020 Abu Dhabi, 27 January 2020: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) ranked first in the Arab world and 21st globally on the Global Labour Resilience Index 2020, which was issued in Davos, Switzerland during a special session held on the sidelines of the 50th summit meeting of the World Economic Forum in the presence of H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, and officials and economic leaders from more than 30 countries. Following the release of the report, the UAE has officially climbed 12 places on the index’s overall rating over the past five years, up from 33 in 2015, and it is the only GCC country to rank among the top 30 countries the year. Bahrain is the nearest Gulf nation to the UAE and ranked 15 places below in 36th for the ......read more

Al Ansari Exchange waives money transfer fees for donations sent to aid victims of the Taal Volcano eruption in the Philippines

UAE, 27 January 2020 - Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has announced that it has waived the money transfer fees across all of its branches, for money donations being sent to relief organizations in the Philippines. The move is part of the company’s efforts to support and aid victims of the Taal Volcano eruption, which forced thousands of local residents to evacuate their homes, causing a massive displacement of residents in affected villages. Rashed Al Ansari, General Manager of Al Ansari Exchange, said, “This initiative reflects our solidarity for the Philippines and its people with the aim to support the ongoing relief efforts and provide assistance to those effected by this crisis. Through our branches that spread across the UAE, donors can send and donate money ......read more

An average of 3,019 students at Maktoum Quran Learning Centers in 2019

70% of whom were females   Dubai, 27 January 2020: The Department of Maktoum Holy Quran Memorization centers of the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai (IACAD) announced that an average of 3,019 students were enrolled in the centres during 2019 – 70% of whom were females. Statistics by the centres’ department indicated that an average of 201 workshops were organized last year, and an average of 189 teachers worked in the centres - around 72% of whom were females.   The Holy Quran Memorization seminars organized by Maktoum Centers took place at Deira, Bur Dubai and Hatta areas. Deira witnessed the largest turnout of students, having 74% of the students, memorization seminars and teachers, while 19% were in Bur Dubai, and 7% in Hatta.    Ahmed Muhaya Al Zahed, ......read more

Serviced office space launched in Dubai for just AED 500 a month

Ahead of Expo 2020 Maple Leaf Business Center unveils affordable luxury serviced offices and co-working space in Dubai Co-working space model in Dubai projected to grow in double digits until 2030 Growing trend for affordable serviced offices and co-workng space in emirate   Maple Leaf Business Center unveils affordable luxury serviced offices and co-working space in Dubai Dubai, UAE, 27 January 2020:   With just months to go before Expo 2020 Dubai, Maple Leaf Business Center is all set to revolutionize the office space market in Dubai by launching affordable luxury serviced offices and co-working space in a prime business location for new age entrepreneurs, startups, SMEs, and large, medium and small companies operating in the UAE. Offering considerable savings to tenants and landlords, the concept ......read more

Genetec shares its top physical security trends predictions for 2020

Key trends include: AI, facial recognition, physical identity management, blockchain and cybersecurity      Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 27, 2020:   Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”), a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence, today shared its top 5 predictions for the physical security industry in 2020. AI: separating facts from fiction While artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming a household term, it’s far from being a household reality. While machines are making huge steps forward, they are not capable of thinking or acting like humans. What they are really good at, however, is combing through a huge amount of data to provide deeper insights to help humans make informed decisions more quickly and ......read more

Central Bank to serve as the developer of Lebanon's Land Bank

A ‘brick-and-mortar real estate swap’ between the state and the central bank could address Lebanon's financial crisis The move contributes to reducing the proportion of public debt of GDP to 70 percent by Mr. Firas Sleem, CEO of Virtue Consulting Beirut, Lebanon, January 27, 2020: Some may wonder why the Banque du Liban operates a vital facility such as Middle East Airlines. The reason for this was the bankruptcy of Intra Bank in the 1960s, which made the central bank the owner of the airline since then. When any institution in the world is liquidated, its physical assets are sold to fulfill the rights of its creditors, and this is what happened with Intra Bank at the time. In a simple economic approach, we can say that the Lebanese state owes the Central Bank and the Social Security Fund more than 60 percent of its ......read more

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

When did you last have your Pap Smear Test?   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 27, 2020:   It’s cervical cancer awareness month and as well as raising awareness, it is a great opportunity to highlight the importance of regular screening tests and follow up care to prevent cervical cancer. With branches that are all equipped with expertly-trained gynecologists, Aster Clinics is encouraging women to book in for their PAP smear and HPV vaccine at their nearest community branch.    In the UAE, at least 108 women are newly diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women worldwide, however it is also one of the most preventable forms of cancer with routine screening and regular checks.  Cancer of the cervix has no symptoms in its early ......read more

2XL Furniture & Home Décor Opens 2nd Showroom in Al Ain at Al Ain Mall

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 27, 2020:   After the success of its first showroom in Al Ain, 2XL Furniture & Home Décor has announced the opening of a second showroom in the city at Al Ain Mall. It also marks 2XL’s 10th store opening in the UAE, a major milestone for the luxe brand.   Inaugurating the state-of-the-art showroom, Mr. Suood Al Sadi, General Manager of 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “We are very excited to begin 2020 with an exceptional addition to our portfolio in a prime location. Al Ain Mall, is home to world-renowned brands and top entertainment facilities and is, therefore, a strategic choice for us to increase brand visibility and serve our high-end customers closer to their residences. We look forward to welcoming both existing and new design-minded homeowners to this ......read more

MoHAP Launches the AI-Based First of its Kind Device for Treatment of Diabetic Foot

Dubai, 26 January 2020: The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, has recently launched the AI-based first of its kind device to evaluate diabetic foot wounds, through a handheld diagnostic tool providing the management of chronic wounds according to the fast track. This was announced as part of MoHAP’s participation in the Arab Health 2020, which is held at the Dubai World Trade Centre, January 27 – 30. MoHAP added: “The new device, which was launched in cooperation with Emitac Healthcare Solutions, is now available at MoHAP’s diabetes clinics in health centers and hospitals. The device helps to accurately evaluate diabetic foot wounds and speed up their healing and recovery rate. This would help achieve better results in terms of treating diabetes and reducing health care costs.” The Ministry ......read more

Lucas Herbert wins the 2020 OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic

The player takes home the trophy and a stunning OMEGA Seamaster Aqua Terra Dubai, 26th January, 2020: Following four days of enthralling golf, with the final day concluding in a windy finish on the course, the 2020 OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic has resulted in a stunning victory for Lucas Herbert of Australia . The event played out on the renowned Majlis course at the Emirates Golf Club and included a number of world famous players including OMEGA’s own Sergio Garcia and Tommy Fleetwood.   For his prize, Lucas received a brand new OMEGA Seamaster Aqua Terra, along with the championship trophy and winner’s check. The timepiece embodies a visionary design and sophisticated style. Presented on a brown leather strap, the symmetrical 41 mm case has been created in 18K Sedna™ gold and features a brown sun-brushed ......read more

New TAG Heuer Autavia now available in bronze – reinvented for a new generation of travelers

Dubai, U.A.E. – 26th January 2020: Earlier this year, TAG Heuer introduced its legendary Autavia timepiece as a new stand-alone collection that boasts the versatility, ruggedness and reliability that characterised the original Autavia from 1960. Two durable and timeless models in noble bronze with a green or brown colour scheme, powered by the COSC-certified automatic-winding Calibre 5, are now available in stores and online. The Autavia in bronze is an ideal choice for explorers who want their watch to live with them and show off their unique and adventurous lifestyle. The 42 mm watch features a fumé green or brown dial with a bidirectional rotating ceramic bezel in black or brown, respectively. The brown model is presented on a brown leather strap, while the green model features a khaki-coloured leather strap. A tyre and ......read more

Medical device manufacturer TECHNO CONCEPT plans to expand its business in the Middle East region following its participation in the ARAB HEALTH 2020 show in Dubai

United Arab Emirates January 2020 - TECHNO CONCEPT is the designer and manufacturer of specialist medical devices used in Physical Medicine and Neurorehabilitation. TECHNO CONCEPT, a true "Made In France" startup, with a unique know-how resulting from 15 years of research in neurosciences, launched Vibramoov in 2016, an innovative therapeutic solution to treat motor disorders in patients who have suffered neurological damage. Innovation at the heart of TECHNO CONCEPT's business Launched in 2016, Vibramoov technology has taken TECHNO CONCEPT to a new level by opening the doors of international markets in the neuro-rehabilitation medical devices sector by the unique and revolutionary nature of the technology it employs. Protected by a worldwide patent for which the company obtained exclusive exploitation rights in ......read more

Minister of Economy: World Logistics Passport symbolizes UAE's aspirations to support international trade & economic cooperation

Ministers, officials & top-level executives from 20 countries welcome and join the initiative Davos, 26 January 2020: A review of the World Logistics Passport initiative, which was recently launched by the UAE, took place on the sidelines of the 50th World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. During the session, H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, confirmed that the World Logistics Passport Initiative, launched by the Dubai government during the World Economic Forum 2020, is a distinct example of the pioneering approach adopted by the UAE for the realization of its vision for development,  based on openness and cooperation with various countries of the world. His Excellency added: "The initiative demonstrates the UAE government’s aspirations to drive economic development efforts ......read more

MoHAP Showcases bundle of future, innovative and artificial intelligence-base healthcare services and solutions at Arab Health 2020

Dubai, January 26, 2020: Under the theme “UAE Health…A Shared Responsibility”, the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) is taking part in the Arab Health 2020, running from 27 to 30 January. The ministry will showcase innovative projects based on next-generation technologies including; the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Virtual Reality (VR) and Blockchain.  It will also focus on preventive healthcare and round-the-clock smart services with no human intervention. This will be the widest participation ever for the ministry in this history of Arab Health. HE Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al Owais, the Minister of Health and Prevention said: “While the UAE is the inspiring the world through its awareness-raising models about the sustainable future, the country’s ......read more

Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group Continues to Surprise Shoppers During the 25th Dubai Shopping Festival

 7 more days of exciting promotion and chances to win Dubai City of Gold’ special edition coins    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 26, 2020:   Hundreds of jewellery shoppers in Dubai were pleasantly surprised by Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group (DGJG), when their regular shopping visits won them prizes. The 25th anniversary year for Dubai Shopping Festival has become memorable for a lot of shoppers this year. Here are few stories of the last few week winners that may inspire other shoppers to shop for jewellery, this season. A crane operator in Abu Dhabi The raffle coupon of a Pakistani national, Mr. Parvez was picked at the daily draw held on the 09th January 2019. Mr. Parvez had made a purchase of mere AED 500 before travelling to Pakistan for his annual ......read more

Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic Ready To Defend Their Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Titles

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 26, 2020:   Swiss pair Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic will next month attempt to achieve a remarkable double as they bid to retain their Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships titles.   Last year was only the second time in the history of the tournament that two players from the same country won the title, after Fabrice Santoro and Amelie Mauresmo in 2002.

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Salvatore Ferragamo Creates a New Sunglass Style Focused on Modern Glamour and Sustainable Innovation

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 26, 2020:   Responsible design is the inspired concept behind the new Salvatore Ferragamo sunglasses crafted with a state-of-the-art plant-based material that ensures minimal environmental impact while also providing for durability, resistance and improved lightness.  The oversized frame has a feminine butterfly shape that is skillfully molded with a special bio-based injected plastic, made from castor bean oil, a highly resilient and renewable alternative to standard petroleum-based plastics. This innovative construction combines a rounded front profile with wide temples featuring the iconic Gancini-shape detail in a gold finish. The luminous metal embellishments balance the frame’s intense shades and blurred effects to deliver an alluring contrast to the vintage-inspired ......read more

Eros Group achieves DSF target with one week to GO!

United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 26th January 2020:   Eros Group, distributor of world-renowned brands like Hitachi, Linksys, TCL, Midea, Sonos and many more, once again took part in the UAE’s biggest sales extravaganza – the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF). In its 25th edition, the annual Dubai Shopping Festival has been one of the most anticipated events in Dubai awaited by citizens, residents and even internationally. It brings to town outstanding offers, live concerts, delicious food, fireworks displays, raffles, and many events that caters to the entire family. Niranjan Gidwani – CEO of Eros Group, said “Dubai Shopping Festival has proven to be one of the most successful annual events in UAE that attracts shoppers from different cities and even internationally from our neighbors as well as ......read more

Mall of the Emirates to celebrate family and fortune this Chinese New Year

The mall will offer an authentic Chinese celebration with a breadth of experiences, prizes, and traditional entertainment.   Dubai, UAE, 26 January 2020:   Mall of the Emirates is bringing good luck and prosperity to the community until Saturday, 1 February as it hosts an authentic Chinese New Year celebration complete with rewards, honoured Chinese traditions, and magnificent entertainment.  In the spirit of good fortune, the mall is offering several generous opportunities to win prizes. Celebrating the lucky numbers this Chinese New Year, AED 12,000 in winnings are up for grabs each day for guests that spend AED 1,000 at any outlet. In line with the hóngbāo gift-giving tradition, when shoppers spend AED 500 in a given outlet, they will instantly receive a red packet with a surprise item from ......read more

Natural Beauty with Aster Pharmacy!

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 26, 2020:   The one-stop shop for all your health, wellness and beauty needs offers a variety of natural products that will help you feel confident in your skin and haircare choices. Formulated without harsh ingredients, below are some of the top natural beauty picks of the week from Aster Pharmacy that are a must-have in any natural beauty regime.        1. Grahams Natural Moisturizing Lotion 200ml (AED 102) replenishes and nourishes the skin’s moisture barrier through its rich blend of Sunflower seed oil, Sweet almond oil, and Beetroot extract. Enriched with Shea butter so the skin is left feeling soothed and hydrated.      2. Tea Tree Therapy Eucalyptus soap (AED 25) is vegetable-based and is infused with Eucalyptus radiata ......read more

Plaza Premium Lounge Landed Dubai International

The world’s largest and award-winning network of independent airport lounge expands footprint  in the Middle East, joining existing locations in Abu Dhabi, Dammam, Riyadh and Salalah Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai - Reception featuring image of Dubai skyline Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai – Family Suite for a maximum of six guests with butler service     Highlights of Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai:     1,260-square-metre Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai with a maximum capacity of 300 guests, the largest independent pay-per-use airport lounge at Terminal 3 in the busiest transit hub in the Middle East    Special features:  Four Family Suites, dedicated Playroom, “First-class” enclosed private napping space, cigar lounge, male and female prayer ......read more

Dubai Chamber Launches 5th Cycle of Dubai Smartpreneur Competition

• Competition seeks submissions from startups offering solutions related to the Expo 2020 Dubai subthemes of Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability   • Startups should submit entries by February 26th through the Dubai Startup Hub website   Dubai, UAE – Dubai Startup Hub, an initiative of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has launched the fifth cycle of the Dubai Smartpreneur Competition, which is open to startups offering solutions related to the Expo 2020 Dubai subthemes of Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability.   A launch ceremony, held today at Dubai Chamber’s premises, was attended by Dubai Chamber officials, previous competition winners and contestants, members of the local startup community, and representatives from Expo 2020 Dubai and DP World.   Open to ......read more

Hormann launches solid rubber high-speed doors for demanding industrial applications and harsh weather

Dubai, UAE - January 26, 2020:  Hormann has introduced solid rubber high speed doors designed for extreme, heavy-duty applications. They are engineered for the tough conditions of heavy industry to improve productivity and ensure safety. These robust, durable doors ensure reliable door operation and a long service life even in harsh ambient conditions including high wind loads and large temperature differences. It is also equipped with 3D laser scanner, a vision field of 405 mm × 405 mm, Windbar (depending on door size), crash protection, induction loop and motion and movement detector. Darius Khanloo, managing director, Hormann Middle East & Africa, says: “Our high-performance doors are strong, fast and reliable even in the harshest conditions. The durable rubber door can withstand collisions and keep workers ......read more

Aster CMI conducts India's first successful live liver transplant on Jehovah's Witnesses

Patient suffering from end stage liver disease receives live liver transplant with brother as donor Both patient and donor were Jehovah’s Witnesses Specialized resources arranged to support the surgery   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 26, 2020:     In yet another commitment to saving lives using the latest technologies in medical treatment, Aster CMI Hospital Bangalore successfully performed India’s first live liver transplant on Jehovah’s Witnesses from Nigeria. The surgery was challenging compared to a normal liver transplant because in order to protect the patient’s religious beliefs, the medical team could not use blood or blood products (Fresh frozen plasma, Cryoprecipitate, Platelets etc). Very few such surgeries have been successfully conducted ......read more

Al-Futtaim Toyota reports strong year-end results

 King of every terrain, the Toyota Land Cruiser drives brand performance with increased sales and 48% market share  Toyota’s Hybrid Electric model range continues to expand its reach with 29% increase in sales  New models like the legendary Toyota Supra indicate an exciting year ahead in 2020       Dubai, UAE, January 26, 2020:   Al-Futtaim Toyota has recorded a strong performance throughout 2019 thanks to a sturdy refreshed line-up of dependable segment leaders and thrilling new models joining the portfolio such as the legendary Supra, the leading 2020 Land Cruiser, the Granvia Luxury Mover, and the ever-popular RAV4 and Corolla in both petrol engine and hybrid electric variants.     King of every terrain, the recently enhanced Toyota Land Cruiser ......read more

Match your look - Steve Madden

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 26, 2020:   For all those who love to complete their outfits with matching shoes and bags, this is your calling. Whether you’re into subtle basics or some funky colors and patterns, Steve Madden has got it all! Keep in touch with the trends of 2020 and update your wardrobe with some hot new pieces. Whether you’re a minimalist or a maximalist, Steve Madden’s range of boots, heels and sneakers are here to serve your look.  

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Everyone has a voice. The UK’s leading presenting course, The Presenter Studio is holding masterclasses in Dubai this March to help you find yours       Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 26, 2020:   This March for one week only, The Caviar Spoon brings the UK’s only professional television presenting academy run by working producers to Dubai to hone and polish the speaking and presentation skills of professionals and brands in the UAE.   The Presenter Studio specialises in presenter and media training by award winning producers hired by the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and SKY. Their masterclasses give attendees the skills and confidence to present engaging content for the stage, television, video, social media and winning presentations with optimum results every ......read more

SEHA TO SHOWCASE ITS SOLUTIONS FOR THE MENA REGION'S BIGGEST HEALTHCARE CHALLENGES

• The UAE’s largest healthcare provider will be hosting Arab Health as Official Congress Partner   JANUARY 25, 2020 - Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, is exhibiting at and hosting Arab Health Conference, as an Official Congress Partner. The company’s representatives will also be speaking on multiple panels to discuss the latest trends within the MENA region’s healthcare sector. Arab Health is the premier medical and healthcare conference in the Middle East for over 45 years, and will be held in the Dubai World Centre from 27th to 30th January, 2020.   Leading executives and clinicians from SEHA will be attending the event, as part of Arab Health’s plenary sessions. This year, Dr. Anwar Salam, Executive Director of the ......read more

Bawadi Mall ends 2019 stronger with more exciting activities lined up for 2020

• Higher footfall expected this year driven by five-year-tourist visa and Expo 2020  • Last year the mall opened four fashion stores, four food and beverage outlets, three beauty and cosmetic outlets and four different store categories to serve more shoppers and diners     Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, 26th January 2020:   Bawadi Mall is lining up more fun and exciting activities this year after ending 2019 stronger. Last year, the largest shopping mall in Al Ain hosted a string of events and opened new top-of-the-line stores to cater to the varied needs of its steadily rising shoppers and visitors.    Bassam Saleh, Director of Marketing, said that the management, in collaboration with different stores, is planning unique activities and special offerings for visitors of all ......read more

Memories Events successfully held first of its kind and innovative graduation ceremony for Dubai Police Academy

Advanced technologies played a key role in the Dubai Police Academy Graduation, befitting Dubai’s status as a global hub for innovation and creativity. January 23, 2020 – Memories Events, an events management company which has obtained 15 certificates from Guinness World Records, has successfully organized another innovative event during the 27th batch of Dubai Police Academy cadet’s graduation ceremony. The Dubai Police Academy partnered with Memories Events in hosting a one-of-a-kind graduation ceremony at the Coca-Cola Arena in City Walk, Dubai, which attracted more than 10,000 visitors and a remarkable turnout from the local and international media, turning the event into a global sensation. The innovative graduation show is the first-ever in the world and uses a 6D technology, along with a light show, and a ......read more

Mohamed Sets Early Pace as Adimsc Launches UAE Formula 4 Powerboat Series'

New championship designed to create next generation of Emirati stars on world stage     Abu Dhabi, UAE, 25th January 2020:   Mohamed Al Yammahi is the early leader of the 2020 UAE Formula 4 Championship, the new series launched by Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club (ADIMSC) to create the next generation of Emirati powerboat racing stars.   Victory in race two following a third place finish in the opening race off the Abu Dhabi Breakwater saw Al Yammahi take an overall two-point lead in the four-round championship at the weekend.   Sultan Al Falahi is his closest challenger following successive second place finishes, with race one winner Sultan Mazrouei in third after a penalty imposed for a false start in race two dropped him from the lead to fourth.   The UAE Formula ......read more