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Boss Bottled Oud Aromatic and Saffron: the New Enticing Fragrances

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:   Powerfully opulent. Symbolic. Authoritative. Introducing BOSS BOTTLED Oud Aromatic and Saffron, two new scents exclusive to the Middle East. Crafted by master perfumer Annick Menardo, the fragrances are a true blend of craftsmanship, both using natural Oud; the rich, mysterious and highly prized Middle Eastern ingredient often described as 'black gold'.  THE MAN OF TODAY  A combination between heritage and modernity. True to his roots but looking towards his future. The Man of Today cherishes his traditions but embraces the gifts of technology and the modern world. Well-connected within his social circle, he wants to find the perfect balance between modernity and tradition, technology and craftsmanship, real and virtual life.  THE ......read more

Dubai Culture gathers the community to support ‘Well of Hope'

Exemplifying creativity and openness, Hala Badri: Well of Hope aims to inculcate a culture of giving and instill the values of compassion and empathy in the society  Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:    To reinforce a culture of giving and spread hope, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) is inviting the community to participate in Well of Hope campaign on 23rd May 2019, from 8 pm until 1 am, at The Dubai Mall. Reckoned as one of the most accessible and inclusive campaigns in the UAE, Well of Hope is being held under Arab Hope Makers, an initiative by Mohamad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI), the third round of which was launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.   Well of ......read more

Quran Tech by Dubai Culture inspires visitors at The Dubai Mall in a hi-tech way

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:   The Dubai Mall is celebrating Ramadan through a stimulating showcase of calligraphy works under the theme ‘Art of Calligraphy’. Make sure you visit ‘Quran Tech’ by Dubai Culture to learn about Ramadan traditions in an interactive way. Visitors to the mall can create their own calligraphy art from verses of the Holy Quran at this hi-tech exhibit. By selecting five verses under the theme of tolerance, visitors can create four types of calligraphy which is available for translation in six languages.  Housed at Bloomingdale’s Atrium and open to public until May 27, the exhibit features a giant cube that informs, inspires and educates visitors on the Holy Quran in a distinctively hi-tech experience.   What: ‘Quran Tech’ by ......read more

Nissan to equip new Skyline with world's first next-gen driver assistance system

New system offers navigated highway driving, enables hands-off single-lane driving  Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:   Nissan unveiled a world first in driver assistance technology, combining navigated highway driving with hands-off single-lane driving capabilities.   Expanding on the award-winning ProPILOT system, the technology will debut on the Japanese-market Nissan Skyline in the fall of 2019. Designed for on-ramp to off-ramp (ramp-to-ramp) highway driving, the new system engages with the vehicle’s navigation system to help maneuver the car according to a predefined route on designated roadways. 1 For the first time, the system also enables hands-off driving while cruising in a single lane.2,3 To enable the latest functions of the new system, drivers must first set their ......read more

**Decor with an ethnic flare to change the aesthetic of any room**

May 21, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Cushions, rugs and poufs can have a massive impact on the aesthetic of any room. They add a personal stamp on any room decor allowing to make the overall look cohesive. Transforming your living room into a sanctuary is all about channeling an environment that inspires and calms you and with these neutral decorative pieces one will be able to do so. So whether you wish to make your home even cosier or you feel like changing things up a bit, Home and Soul Dubai offers a new range of cushions, poufs and rugs that are a perfect way to transform a tired interior.  Here are a few elegant items that can help spruce up any room:  Add a Pouf for that traditional charm: Poufs act as the the ideal versatile accent piece of any home, with its dual use. They're the perfect perch for your feet after ......read more

W Motors Joins Partner Iconiq Motors at World Intelligence Congress in Tianjin, China

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:   W Motors, the Middle East’s first developer of hypercars, electric models and the newly launched MUSE autonomous vehicle, was present at the World Intelligence Congress (WIC) in Tianjin, China from 16th-19th May 2019 alongside sister company ICONIQ Motors. On display for the first time ever was the complete W Motors model range – including the self-driving MUSE, Ghiath Beast Patrol, one of the most advanced security vehicles in the world, ICONIQ SEVEN Generation 2, an electric Smart Passenger Vehicle (SPV), W Motors’ latest hypercar, the Fenyr SuperSport Production Model, and the legendary Lykan HyperSport which featured as hero car in Universal Studios' Furious 7. MUSE broke waves when it was unveiled at Auto Shanghai last month. Offering a unique and ......read more

This Ramadan, experience IKEA at Al-Futtaim Toyota

Modern IKEA Majlis hospitality in Toyota showrooms Customers can enjoy special IKEA Ramadan collections made in collaboration with the Jordan River Foundation and Jordanian and refugee women artisans Dubai, UAE, May 21 2019: During the holy month, Al-Futtaim Toyota is bringing a new level of hospitality to its customers through a first-of-its-kind collaboration with IKEA, allowing visitors the opportunity to experience and order IKEA’s Ramadan limited collection while visiting the Toyota showrooms. As part of the collaboration, IKEA has installed special majlises at the Sheikh Zayed Road, Abu Dhabi Airport Road, Sharjah and Fujairah Toyota showrooms, allowing customers to experience the Swedish brand’s latest line-up as well as TILLTALANDE, a special collection of precious, hand-crafted textiles made in collaboration ......read more

Crazy Diamonds – Tradition With a Twist

S.T. DUPONT introduces the Crazy Diamonds collection - a free interpretation of an iconic Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:   jewellery motif known as “Diamond Head” or “Clue de Paris”- injecting a contemporary and edgy feel to a traditional line. The contemporary inspiration comes from futuristic architecture, light reflection, and plays on volumes and shapes. The Crazy Diamonds decor is Made in Franceat the S.T. Dupont atelier. In keeping with the jewellery tradition, the metal has been worked on like a precious stone, creating dazzling facets reminiscent of a diamond, hence thename “Crazy Diamonds".  The collection includes three New Line D pens (one Ball Point, one Roller-convertible, and one Fountain Pen) and one Line 2 lighter.  CRAZY DIAMONDS - THE ......read more

Xerox Announces Industry's Lightest Paper Kit

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:  Xerox is announcing a new Ultra Lightweight Stock Printing Kit. With this technology, customers will be able to flip and stack 44 gsm large format paper, marking a first of its kind capability for cut sheet and digital monochrome printing.  Not only does this open avenues for offset migration, there’s an increasing demand for book applications that require a reduction in weight.   This marks the 374th patent Xerox has filed for the Nuvera system (two of them belonging to the new Ultra Lightweight Kit) and speaks to our commitment to giving digital printers another tool in their belts.   

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Celebrate Eid Al-fitr With Limitless Beach Views at Le Meridien Al Aqah

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:   With Eid festivities only a fortnight away, celebrate the joyous occasion of Eid al-Fitr at Fujairah’s family-friendly resort, Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort. Enjoy limitless views of the Indian Ocean with a special Eid brunch on all three days of the Eid holidays, from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm at the beach resort. Classic brunch priced at AED 199 paired with soft beverages and AED 234 with chilled malts and grapes will feature a selection of palate-tingling appetizers as well as hearty mains and delightful desserts. Looking to upgrade your trip into staycation? Marriot Bonvoy members booking a stay at the resort’s ‘all-beach facing rooms’ can enjoy a discount of 25% while non-members can avail a 15% discount.  

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Saudi's KAUST first Middle East university to chair Europe's supercomputing ISC 2020

Dubai - UAE, 20 May 2019: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology’s (KAUST) applied mathematics and computational science professor David Keyes is chairing the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) 2020 as the first program chair from a Middle Eastern institution, the ISC High Performance conference announced.   As program chair, Keyes, Director of Extreme Computing Research Center (ECRC), is working with a team of about a hundred steering committee and program committee volunteers to define the conference topics and will lead joint efforts to elevate the value of ISC 2020 within the high-performance computing (HPC) community.   The ISC 2020 conference, taking place in June in Frankfurt, Germany will tackle HPC in terms of processing, storage, network, HPC algorithms and applications and the ......read more

Gulf Navigation Holding announced 19% revenue growth in Q1

• Achieves Q1 2019 revenue of AED 45mn, a YoY increase of 19% • Q1 net loss at AED 11mn on account of off-hire days for a vessel and additional expenses attributed to 10-year special survey    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 20, 2019:  Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC (“GNH” or “Company”), the Dubai Financial Market listed maritime and shipping company, has announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2019. During Q1 2019 the Company achieved operating revenue of AED 45 million compared to AED 37.7 million during the same period of 2018, a YoY increase of 19%. The Company reported net loss of AED 11 million in Q1 2019 compared to profits of AED 5 million during the same period last year.   During the quarter, Company’s petrochemical tanker Gulf Deffi ......read more

Academic and family influences are key factors in fostering tolerance among UAE youth: Canadian University Dubai research reveals

The project was among the winners at the 7th annual Abu Dhabi University Undergraduate Research Competition Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:   An action-based research project conducted by students and a faculty member from Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has found that academic institutions and family dynamics are main contributors to fostering tolerance among UAE youth. Mentored by Assistant Professor, Dr. Ghada Abaido, two Bachelor of Communication students, Nermin Abu Al Zahab and Ardra Meletath, conducted the research among 200 young people representing more than 40 different nationalities, with over 55% of respondents from a non-Arab background. They found that 82.5% of those surveyed felt accepted in the UAE, while 96% said they do not discriminate on the basis of individuals’ differences. The ......read more

Celebrate Father's Day With TUMI

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:   With Father’s Day approaching, take this opportunity to get dad a gift he’ll never forget. While shopping for dad is no easy task, TUMI travel, business and lifestyle bags and accessories are a perfect choice to give your father a seamless life on the move. No matter where your dad is going, a TUMI is the quintessential travel companion on his journey.   This Father’s Day, the versatile Alpha Bravo collection brings you rugged yet refined pieces that are specifically designed to accompany you from the office to the outdoors and beyond. With exceptional functionality and stylish design, explore the Alpha Bravo collection for the perfect gift.   Alpha Bravo London Roll Top Backpack in Grey/Embossed    Alpha Bravo Sheppard Deluxe ......read more

German Jordanian University Accounting Program Earns Endorsement by IMA (Institute of Management Accountants)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:  German  Jordanian University (GJU) is proud to announce that the school’s accounting program has earned endorsement by IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession. IMA’s Higher Education Endorsement Program recognizes programs that meet high educational standards, enabling students to pursue and earn the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) credential. Information about the program is available at https://www.imanet.org/endorsement.  “Endorsement by IMA is a great achievement that will help our undergraduate accounting students better prepare for a rewarding career in management accounting,” said Dr. Malek Alsharairi, ......read more

Getting Exam Ready During Ramadan

Mrs. Reem Bouzo, Principal of American School of Creative Science, Layyah.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:   Exam season is nearly upon us, which can be a very stressful time for both students and their parents.   We all want to support our children as best as we can during this important time of year and there are many things that you can do as a parent to help your children manage the exam pressure in a constructive way.   From our experience as educators, here are some ideas of what parents can do to help ease the stress of the exam period and ensure the best possible results are achieved at the end of the day:   1. Help children to create a conducive learning space, away from distractions such as the TV or loud noises   2. Work with your children to ......read more

Bawabat Al Sharq Mall takes visitors back in time with Ramadan Zaman

Visitors to experience unique traditions of Ramadan from the distant past while shoppers get a chance to win a Mercedes-Benz GLC Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:   Bawabat Al Sharq Mall, Abu Dhabi's premier family shopping and leisure destination, travels back in time treating visitors to a completely different Ramadan experience.  Ramadan Zaman rediscovers the unique traditions of the Holy Month followed in the olden times. Special activations take place at five locations inside the mall each dedicated to a particular traditional activity.  From Kids Play Area, Henna & Calligraphy, Coffee & Dates, Traditional Games, to watching old Arabic television series on a vintage TV, puppet shows and Hakawati - storytelling sessions is surely be a walk down the memory lane.  Another ......read more

Qualys Releases Innovative Extension to its Groundbreaking Cloud Agent Platform with New Cloud Agent Gateway (CAG) Service

Strengthening the company’s groundbreaking Cloud Agent Platform, Qualys’ new high-availability proxy appliances simplify and secure connectivity for large-scale Cloud Agent deployments    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:    Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, today unveiled its new Cloud Agent Gateway (CAG), a major extension of its Cloud Agent Platform that drastically simplifies large-scale deployments across on-prem and hybrid cloud environments.    Qualys Cloud Agent Gateway (CAG) Service is a cluster of virtual appliances managed from the Qualys Cloud Platform to securely connect agents deployed anywhere, including OT environments and restricted on-premises networks, to the Qualys Cloud Platform. ......read more

Etisalat exclusively offers Microsoft's latest Xbox One S all-digital edition in UAE

Abu Dhabi 20 May 2019:  Etisalat is set to thrill UAE gamers with its exclusive launch of the Xbox One S all-digital edition, which is now available across all Etisalat stores in the UAE, through www.etisalat.ae, and My Etisalat UAE app.    Khaled Elkhouly, Chief Consumer Officer, said: “We are extremely delighted to have tied up with Microsoft to bring the much-awaited Xbox One S All-Digital Edition to our customers in the UAE. Our Smart Pay options of 12, 18 and 24 months will make it highly affordable for all customer segments to get their hands on this highly desired disc-free and completely digital device that comes with three free games.”   According to Microsoft, the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition offers disc-free gaming and entertainment, creating an affordable way for gamers to start playing ......read more

Grandweld Shipyards launches tenth boat of KOC fleet

May 20, 2019:  The UAE-based, Grandweld Shipyards, recently announced the launch of its sixth pilot boat for Kuwait Oil Company (KOC). As per a contract signed in May 2017, the “MESKAN” is the final boat of ten – four crew transport boats and six pilot boats – that Grandweld was required to build for KOC’s fleet. With this launch, the total number of six deliverable pilot boats has been completed. Moreover, the remaining four boats that were already launched prior, will be delivered in June 2019 after full inspection and testing for sailing performance. The new “MESKAN” boat, which was specifically designed to meet the needs of KOC, was launched ahead of schedule as per the contract between Grandweld and KOC. In accordance with the classification standards of Lloyd's Register, ......read more

Award Winner; New Range Rover Evoque Scoops First Industry Accolade

• The new Range Rover Evoque receives its first award at Autocar Magazine’s 2019 awards ceremony • World-first Ground View technology honoured by industry experts with ‘Innovation Award’ • Additional ClearSight Rear view, Smart Settings and Connected Technologies provide real-world solutions for easy everyday living   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 May 2019:  The new Range Rover Evoque has been awarded Autocar Magazine’s coveted Innovation Award for its world-first Ground View technology.   The realisation of Land Rover’s 2014 ‘invisible bonnet’ concept, ClearSight Ground View uses three forward-facing cameras in the front grille and on the door mirrors and renders an unobstructed 180-degree view of the front of the vehicle onto the central ......read more

Concept Brands Group Brings Ramadan Big Bazaar to Dubai World Trade Centre

~Bollywood Celebrity Arbaaz Khan Inaugurates 15 day Shopping Extravaganza~ Dubai, UAE May 20, 2019: Concept Brands Group, UAE’s largest leading brand house of luxury products is all set to launch its 15 days Ramadan Big Bazaar shopping extravaganza at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Bollywood celebrity Arbaaz Khan will inaugurate the mega sale on 21 May at Za’abeel Hall 4, Dubai World Trade Center at 9pm. Arbaaz Khan will interact with fans at the event which allows free entry for everyone visiting.   The Ramadan Big Bazaar will host a large number of retailers, offering everyone a chance to celebrate the festivities of the season and purchase Eid gifts for family and friends. A true shopper’s paradise featuring a diverse variety of products ranging from fashion, beauty, toys, electronics and food amongst ......read more

National Geographic Abu Dhabi Announces Sharjah Reserves Documentary Series in partnership with Sharjah's Media

Abu Dhabi, UAE – May 20, 2019:   National Geographic Abu Dhabi announced today a new short documentary film series focused on Sharjah’s biodiversity, in partnership with Sharjah Government Media Bureau and Sharjah Broadcasting Authority. Through the series, Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Council, will take viewers on a journey around the Emirates’ unique and preserved areas under protected acts. He will highlight major environmental conservation initiatives launched by the Emirate over the years under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah. The National Geographic Abu Dhabi short film series consists of eight episodes of about three minutes each. Each episode follows Sheikh Sultan bin ......read more

A Contemporary Ode to Ancient Metallurgy

Corum unveils new models for its futuristic Lab 01 collection made in Damascus steel. Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:   One may not associate the concepts of ‘heritage’ and ‘lab’ with each other. However, it is this juxtaposition that inspires Corum to embody a disruptive and contemporary approach towards watchmaking. First created in late 2018, the Corum Lab collection focuses on establishing a dialogue between the past and the future, and two limited-edition creations were debuted then. This year, Corum unveils another two new additions to the Heritage Corum Lab 01 family, each limited to 99 pieces.  The latest Lab 01 models retain their distinctive barrel-shaped cases like their predecessors, but Corum has chosen to produce the cases for these new timepieces in Damascus steel- a ......read more

Perfect in Pink: Conti Takes Leaders Jersey Into Rest Day

UAE Team Emirates’ Valerio Conti will remain in the Pink Jersey at the Giro d’Italia, taking it into the first rest day.    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:   Today’s stage, a 33.4km Individual Time Trial (ITT) saw Conti finish with a time of 55:26, in what were difficult conditions for all riders. The Italian finished “3:34 behind the stage winner, Primoz Roglic (Team Jumbo Visma), who climbed to second place in the General Classification (GC) standings and closes the time gap to Conti, which now sits at “1:50.    There were also positive individual performances from UAE Team Emirates’ Jan Polanc (“1:55) and Diego Ulissi (“2:08) – who finished the stage 12th and 15th respectively, and both climbing in the GC ......read more

Torrente Leads From Start to Finish to Win Grand Prix of Portugal

Team Abu Dhabi make brilliant start to double title defence as Al Qemzi takes second spot after spectacular challenge      Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:   Shaun Torrente grabbed an impressive victory in the Grand Prix of Portugal today as Team Abu Dhabi made a perfect start to their double title defence in the F1H2O World Championship.   Reigning world drivers’ champion Torrente had to fight off a spectacular challenge from team-mate Thani Al Qemzi who finished in second place as the Team Abu Dhabi duo scored a brilliant one-two finish in Portimao for the second year in a row.   After Torrente had topped qualifying 24 hours earlier from Al Qemzi, the defending F1 team champions had always looked likely to dominate the Grand Prix which kick started the ......read more

Dubai Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department organizes a series of educational lectures

United Arab Emirates, Dubai, May 20, 2019:  The Dubai Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department organized more than 50 educational and awareness lectures during the first two weeks of the holy month of Ramadan, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The aim of the seminar was to establish partnership with government departments and to encourage them to organize interactive educational programs for employees and clients during the month of Ramadan. It also aims to spread the values of Islam and the spirit of tolerance between citizens and residents of various Arab and foreign communities. "The Dubai Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department during the holy month will intensify efforts to activate its ......read more

The American Community School of Abu Dhabi Awards the Haitham Zamzam Al Hammadi Medal

Grade 11 student Hannah Watkins encourages eco-friendly changes in the Abu Dhabi community 19 May 2019, Abu Dhabi:  During a ceremony at the American Community School of Abu Dhabi (ACS), Grade 11 student Hannah Watkins became the second recipient of the Haitham Zamzam Al Hammadi Medal of International Friendship, named in honor of 2002 ACS graduate and Board Trustee, the late Haitham Zamzam Al Hammadi.   During his young career, Haitham Zamzam Al Hammadi served his country with great skill, modesty and commitment. His strengths lay in his interest and ability to form productive and long-term friendships – locally, regionally and internationally – with people, entities and other governments.   Based on the school’s core values of Curiosity, Courage, Compassion and Integrity, this Medal is awarded ......read more

du Offers Seamless Telco Experience with UAE-First Linksys Training Initiative

By undergoing customer-related training, du’s technicians and engineers have been equipped with world-class networking equipment expertise Dubai, UAE, May 19, 2019:  du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), customers are set to benefit from an enhanced telco experience, following the company increasing its efforts to equip frontline technicians and field engineers with best-in-class expertise. By undergoing training and retraining by global networking leader Linksys - the connected home division within newly merged Belkin International and Foxconn Interconnect Technology (FIT) entity, du technicians are now better prepared to promptly address customer queries and requests – especially in relation to WiFi equipment. ‘A First for UAE Telcos’ Saleem Al Blooshi, CIO EITC, ......read more

61 percent of employees believe sustainability is mandatory for modern businesses – global HP study

Results establish sustainability as a new workplace standard for successful businesses, and identifies opportunities to advance sustainability in the office    • 46 percent of survey respondents globally would only work for companies with sustainable business practices, while 61 percent believe business sustainability is mandatory  • 58 percent said environmentally conscious practices are key to engaging future workforce • HP invests $2 million to sustainable supplies and promoting a circular economy   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   HP unveiled a new study underscoring the importance of sustainable business practices in recruiting, hiring and retaining top talent. It finds employees are more productive, motivated and engaged when working for an employer who is ......read more

Longchamp & Kendall Jenner Celebrate the Launch of the Longchamp Lgp Collection at the Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   Sophie Delafontaine, Creative Director of Longchamp, Jean Cassegrain, CEO of Longchamp and Guillaume Houzé, Image and Communication Director of the Galeries Lafayette celebrated the launch of the new Longchamp LGP collection at the Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann. Kendall Jenner, brand ambassador of the House – dressed in a Longchamp full look – attended the event. By her side, Laury Thilleman, Camelia Bourbon, Noholita, Kenza Sadoun, Malika Ménard, Caroline Roux, Ophélie Meunier, Shaïn Boumédine were among the many attendees of the party. After the opening of the LGP Studio by Kendall Jenner, the guests enjoyed a gaming area, activities created for the event and also danced to the set of DJ Fiona Zanetti. The graphic, urban and unisex pieces of the collection ......read more

Embrace the Spirit of the Holy Month of Ramadan at Yas Mall, The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi, Al Jimi Mall, and Remal Mall

Abu Dhabi, UEA - 19 May 2019:  Aldar Properties’ Yas Mall, The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (The Mall at WTCAD) and both Al Jimi Mall and Remal Mall in Al Ain, have joined forces to offer visitors a special experience this Holy Month of Ramadan, with a variety of cultural, religious and shopping activities to be enjoyed by all members of the community. The malls aim to bring everyone together to enjoy the spiritual month with beautiful seasonal decoration and a family-friendly atmosphere. With intent to offer unique and memorable shopping and leisure experiences, Yas Mall, The Mall at WTCAD and Al Jimi Mall, have partnered with The Islamic Museum to host pop-up exhibitions. The three malls will display over 100 priceless inspiring collections of Islamic artefacts including a special oil painting of the late ......read more

EEG Environemtnal Drawing Competition 2019

EEG successfully implements the United Nation Sustainable Development Goal Number 4: ‘Quality Education’  by engaging 162,000 Students in the annual Environmental Drawing Competition Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   The Emirates Environmental Group’s (EEG) 13th edition of the Environmental Drawing Competition was a huge success, as more than 162,000 students, 566 schools and 106 student members of the EEG took part. EEG organised a special and standalone awarding ceremony for the 2nd year in a row, on May 19 to unveil and celebrate the winners of this year’s competition at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai. In EEG’s continuous effort to minimise the environmental impact of its activities, 1.17 metric tonnes of C02 emissions produced as a result of the competition were offset, by ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover's Fiona Pargeter Recognised as Inaugural ‘woman of Worth' 2018

Customer Experience Director awarded accolade at the London Motor Show by Women’s World Car of the Year panel Fiona has had a career spanning 20 years in the automotive industry E-PACE and I-PACE both finished in the Top Three for Women’s World Car of the Year   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:  Fiona Pargeter, Jaguar Land Rover Customer Experience Director, has been recognised by the Women’s World Car of the Year Awards as their first ever ‘Woman of Worth’ for 2018 at the London Motor Show. Fiona was presented with the award by managing director of the Women’s World Car of the Year Awards, Sandy Myhre, alongside members of the jury from Spain, Portugal, Greece, UAE, Germany, New Zealand, England & Scotland Formerly Jaguar Land Rover’s Global PR ......read more

Jafza to Waive Aed 35 Million in Fines

The GCC’s Leading Free Zone Takes a Bold Step to Celebrate Year of Tolerance Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 May 2019:  Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the Middle East’s leading special economic zone and key growth engine of Dubai’s economy, has announced it will waive an estimated AED 35 million in fines owed by its customers, in commemoration of the UAE Government’s designation of 2019 as the Year of Tolerance. Jafza’s decision to waive fines is an initiative that aligns strongly not only with the UAE government’s goals for promoting tolerance but also with the company’s broader goals to support the communities it serves. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem Chairman of the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation and the Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority said: “His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin ......read more

Ramadan Promotion: 300% Bonus of the recharge value from Etisalat to share the spirit of the holy month of Ramadan with your loved ones

• For the first time in the UAE, 300% bonus credit offered on every AED30 recharge or more  • 100% bonus credit for the customer to use and 200% to share with 2 friends   Abu Dhabi, 19 May 2019: Ramadan is a month of spiritual reflection and a special time for family and friends to come together to strengthen their bonds. In keeping with the spirit of the holy month, Etisalat has introduced its Ramadan Bonus on Recharge promotion to enable its customers to spread joy, share Ramadan moments as and when they happen, and strengthen social relationships throughout the holy month. During the holy month until 2nd June 2019, Wasel and WaselGo customers who recharge with the value of AED30 or more will receive 100% bonus credit for them to use and 200% to share with two friends. The bonus will be valid for two days ......read more

Sharjah realty transactions hit AED5.2b in Q-1

• 13,195 transactions, including 1,131 sales at 122 areas, cover 10m square feet • Al Shamsi: Sharjah provides safe environment for real estate investment, attracts local & foreign investors  May 19, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: Government Communication Department - Real Estate Registration Directorate - Sharjah 19/05/2019  Real estate transactions valued AED 5.2 billion in the Emirate of Sharjah in the first quarter of this year, as per the latest report revealed by the Sharjah Real Estate Registration Directorate (SRERD). The latest figures show that the Emirate recorded 13,195 transactions, including 1,131 sales at 122 areas that covered 10 million square feet. Abdul Aziz Ahmed Al Shamsi, Director General of the Sharjah Real Estate Registration Directorate in Sharjah, said the Emirate has become a safe ......read more

Um Al Quwain Police and Pure Gold Jewellers unite prisoners with their families for Iftar

Dubai, UAE; May 19, 2019:  Pure Gold Jewellers supported Um Al Quwain Police & Punishment and Correctional Department, to host an iftar for prisoners and their families. The Iftar was attended by Colonel Ahmed Mohamed Al-Ghous, Head of the Umm Al Quwain Correctional Center; Major Dr. Saif Zaid, Director of the Punishment Reform Foundation; Firoz Merchant, Chairman, Pure Gold Group; Karim Merchant, Group CEO & MD, Pure Gold Group, and other police officials. Commenting on the event, philanthropist Firoz Merchant, says “Iftar is a time for ‘togetherness’ with all members of the community, and throughout the holy month of Ramadan, we strive to devote our time and efforts to spreading love, forgiveness and peace. We collaborated with Umm Al Quwain Police to host iftar for the prisoners from ......read more

Western Furniture announces Best Buy sale during Ramadan

Up your interior game with statement pieces from Italian furniture brands at discounted prices Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   Upscale furniture retailer, Western Furniture has announced its Best Buy Sale of envy-inducing collection from various Italian, German and Spanish furniture brands such as Adriani e Rossi, Bonaldo, Calligaris, Draenert, Flou, Gamma International, Kristalia, Minni Forms, Natuzzi Italia, Reflex Angelo, Tomasella, Zanette and Tonin Casa. The Best Buy sale features select pieces of the world’s leading Italian contemporary furniture, lighting and home accents from sofas to sideboards, sectionals, statement chairs, benches, armchairs, barstools and tables, dining tables, beds, cabinets and bookshelves, upholstery, decorative accessories including mirrors, vases, rugs, vibrant ......read more

Future Network Awards 2019 Awards Schneider Electric and NPCC under the category ‘Networking Project of the Year - Public'

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation and National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), UAE’s largest engineering, procurement, and construction companies were awarded by the Future Network Awards 2019 as the ‘Networking Project of the Year - Public’. This recognition came in the light of the successful digital transformation of NPCC’s production and operation facilities for monitoring their energy consumption with the help of Schneider’s EcoStruxure Power architecture, and the Power Monitoring Expert system, and smart meters. By implementing Schneider’s EcoStruxure Power Monitoring Expert (PME), NPCC has the advantage of gaining real-time operational insights, with immediate alerts on ......read more

The All-new Flying Spur: the Luxury Grand Touring Sedan

 Sports sedan and luxury limousine meet in all-new Flying Spur  Luxury Grand Touring sedan to set new standards for contemporary craftsmanship  Exquisite three dimensional diamond leather upholstery developed by Bentley’s craftsmen and women in Crewe, England   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   In the year Bentley Motors celebrates its 100th anniversary, the British creator of extraordinary Grand Touring cars promises to set new standards of luxury and driving pleasure when it reveals the all-new Flying Spur.   Both sports sedan and luxury limousine, Bentley’s all-new Flying Spur owes only its historic name to the preceding model and will deliver an unparalleled touring experience for the driver and passengers alike.    As with the launch of ......read more

Travel Essentials Guide

Game-Changing Essentials for Your Upcoming Travels Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   Just because you’re travelling, it doesn’t’t mean that you should forget about your skincare and beauty routine – in fact, you ought to take even more care. Regardless of whether you’re just taking a carry-on or three suitcases for your trip, it’s what inside that counts, so we have put together our TishTash must-have travel essentials to help you stay organised and keep your beauty routine in check: Rodial Vitamin C Moisturizer SPF 30 (AED 467.25)   The lightweight moisturiser works to deeply hydrate the skin while protecting it from daily sun damage. The Vitamin C enriched formula also works to diminish the look of fine lines to reveal a brighter renewed complexion. Available at ......read more

New research from NYU Abu Dhabi discovers growing teleconnection between Atlantic Zonal Mode and the Indian Summer Monsoon

Fast facts: ● Teleconnection refers to climate anomalies being related to each other at large distances. ● Atlantic Zonal Mode (AZM) and Indian summer monsoon rainfall (ISMR) are known to have an inverse relationship, which means that the cold (warm) phases of AZM result in strong (weak) ISMR. ● This paper reports that the inverse relationship between AZM and ISMR has significantly strengthened in recent decades. ● The findings have been featured in Geophysical Research Letters.   Abu Dhabi, UAE – May 19, 2019: A new study at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has discovered a growing teleconnection in a warming world between the Indian Summer Monsoon Rainfall, which affects millions of people in India, and the Atlantic Zonal Mode.   Led by senior scientist at NYUAD’s Center for ......read more

Marina Mall Abu Dhabi supports Make A Wish Foundation UAE with special Ramadan Bazaar

Marina Mall Abu Dhabi is the place to be this Ramadan as the family destination offers month-long promotions and cultural celebrations  Abu Dhabi, 19 May 2019:   With the aim of giving the residents of the capital an opportunity to embrace the community spirt and spend precious time with family and friends, Marina Mall Abu Dhabi is hosting a series of activities. In line with Ramadan’s values of giving, the mall is partnering with Make A Wish Foundation UAE, to host a traditional bazaar. The bazaar will have abayas, paintings, handicrafts, bokhours, perfumes and other traditional Arabic accessories on sale.  All proceeds from the Bazaar will go towards granting the wishes of children diagnosed with a critical illness. Wishes of sick patients have ranged from having laptops, iPads, and even a bedroom, to ......read more

Salvatore Ferragamo Features Leather Sunglasses In the Spring/summer 2019 Advertising Campaign

Salvatore Ferragamo’s latest eyewear design is distinguished by a striking construction that unites high-gloss glamour with artisanal sophistication. Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   First unveiled on the Spring/Summer 2019 ready-to-wear runway, this standout frame now stars in this season’s “Patchwork of Characters” advertising campaign. The story unfolds around a group of friends of various ages and nationalities who celebrate the Italian lifestyle as they enjoy a sunny day together in the lands of ancient Tuscia, near Rome.  A symbol of the House’s signature design approach, driven by constant research and experimentation, this bold yet timeless style features a sleek play of materials, with an exclusively crafted acetate structure entirely wrapped in karung or calf ......read more

Michael Kors Co-hosts the 10th Anniversary of the Annual Filmmakers Dinner

May 19, 2019:    Michael Kors is pleased to announce that the following women wore Michael Kors Collection to the 10th anniversary of the Annual Filmmakers Dinner, hosted by Charles Finch, Edward Enninful and Michael Kors, on Friday, May 17, 2019, in Cannes, France. Shailene Woodley wore a gold-and-black sequined double crepe sablé asymmetric dress with feather trim and black Zoey leather platform sandals, both from the Fall 2019 Michael Kors Collection. Rita Ora wore a black feather-embroidered silk georgette ruffle gown with a crystal neckline from the Fall 2019 Michael Kors Collection. Amber Heard wore a gold-and-black wool blazer and trousers with metallic-and-black Rosanna crackled leather platform sandals, all from the Fall 2019 Michael Kors Collection.   Andie MacDowell wore a gold-and-black metallic ......read more

Jumbo Electronics wins four awards at du Partners Awards ceremony held in Dubai

Awarded ‘Best Partner for 2018’ for overall performance and consistently high customer service Dubai, UAE, 19 May 2019:  Jumbo Electronics, the leading omnichannel tech-retailer in the region, was awarded ‘Best Partner for 2018’ by leading telecom operator du for achieving retail excellence based on overall sales performance, operational compliance at all outlets and high-quality customer service.  The retailer also won the ‘du Star Award’ for supporting du’s Franchise Unit during 2018, the ‘Best Sales Staff Enterprise Segment Award’ and the ‘Best Sales Staff Fixed Services Segment Award’. The awards reinforce Jumbo’s strong sales performance and target achievements month-on-month, as well as their commitment to continuously put the customer at ......read more

Pogacar Rides Uae Team Emirates' Wave of Success With Gc Win in California

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   Twenty-year-old Tadej Pogačar has added his name to the history books at the Amgen Tour of California, becoming the youngest ever winner in the race’s history. The UAE Team Emirates young-gun successfully defended the lead on the final stage from Santa Clarita to Pasadena to pick up his first ever UCI World Tour win. In the final General Classification (GC) standings, Pogačar led by 16 second to his nearest competitor. It has been a remarkable debut campaign for the Slovenian, who already boasts a stage and GC win at the Volta ao Algarve, and now adds to it with a stage and GC win in California.  Commenting on the win, Pogačar said: “Today was amazing, and it has been all week. I’d like to thank all my teammates and the staff. The team ......read more

Saif Al Kaabi wins men's open race in NAS Cycling Challenge, 12-year-old Issa bags boys' crown

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2019:   The UAE’s Saif Al Kaabi bagged the top honours in the men’s open category as the NAS Cycling Challenge kicked-off on Friday night with 650 participants taking part in seven different categories on the opening night of the two-day event. Al Kabi completed the 77km race in a time of 1 hour, 39 minutes and 57 seconds to finish ahead of Emirati compatriots Jaber Al Mansoori (01:39:58), Mohammed Al Mansoori (01:40:02) and Omar Al Jasmi (01:40:03), and Yahiaa Khalifa (01:40:45) of Bahrain. Twelve-year-old Omar Issa finished first in the 10km Boys’ Open Category in 19:10, ahead of Ali Nasiraei (19:10) and Sultan Al Shamsi (19:11). “This win validates my decision to pick cycling over football,” said Issa. “I love football and I believe I have ......read more

"The Family's Happiness and Stability"

Dubai Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department organizes dialogue sessions with government institutions under the topic 18 May 2019, Dubai, UAE: A group of specialists graced the first of the dialogue sessions held in Ramadan Dubai, a project under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and which carries the theme "Ramadan Dubai Compassion and Coexistence". The dialogue session stressed the importance of promoting the principles that support the sustainability of the family's happiness and stability, and provide all means to achieve and ensure social balance. This was made clear within the context that a happy family is the cornerstone for building a cohesive society, with children blessed with sound education, good ......read more