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Pogačar puts on a show to win at Isola 2000

Slovenian 5’03” ahead on GC to Vingegaard Tadej Pogačar honoured once again his yellow jersey at the Tour de France, this time by winning stage 19, Embrun-Isola 2000 (144,6 km with the climbs of the Col de la Bonnette and the summit arrival). The Slovenian rider attacked from the group of favourites at 8,7km to the arrival, after that UAE Team Emirates had worked perfectly for controlling the gap from the main breakaway of the day. When the yellow jersey accelerated, there were still six former members of the breakaway preceding him, with Matteo Jorgenson (Visma-Lease a Bike) leading the race with 2’40” on Pogačar. Jonas Vingegaard (Visma-Lease a Bike) and Remco Evenepoel (Soudal-Quick Step) could not follow UAE Team Emirates’ captain, who began a sort of mountain time trial that saw ......read more

The Government Experience Exchange Office Launches a report on Leading Transformational Change in Government Administration

The UAE delegation presented a copy of the report to Her Excellency Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations. The Government Experience Exchange Program achieved results and accomplishments: Successful partnerships with over 35 countries and governments. Providing more than 30 million training hours across various continents. Training over 3.2 million people worldwide. Implementing 367 quality initiatives. Conducting over 2,400 interactive workshops. The Government Experience Exchange Office also held a roundtable session discussing building and strengthening impactful partnerships to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. New York, 19 July 2024: The Government Experience Exchange Programme (GEEP) of the UAE Government launched an achievement report as ......read more

Dubai Sports Council and Mai Dubai sign Partnership Agreement

Dubai Sports Council (DSC) has signed a partnership agreement with Mai Dubai, one of the leading bottled drinking water companies. It is by virtue of this agreement Mai Dubai will be the official supplier of water in all sports events, which are organized & held under supervision of DSC. The agreement has been signed by H.E. Saeed Hareb, the Secretary General of DSC, and H.E. Ibrahim Kah, the CEO of Mai Dubai Co., in the presence of H.E. Naser Aman Al-Rahma, Assistant Secretary General of DSC / Mr. Ahmed Ibrahim, Head of Sponsorships & Partnerships Sec. in DSC / Mr. Radhwan Saddiqi, Senior Manager of Trading and Business Excellence / Mr. Mohammed Tawseef, Head of Sales & Hosting Sec. / Ms. Amina Rabei, Head of Marketing Sec. / Ms. Aida Hamza, Director of Human Resources in Mai Dubai Co.    The agreement has ......read more

Protection Enabling Performance: Oakley's breakthrough surf Helmet, WTR Icon, allows surfers to Push their Limits

WTR ICON IS BORN FROM INSIGHTS FROM THE WORLD’S BEST SURFERS Friday, July 19, 2024 — Where Oakley’s DNA collides with the limitless possibilities of surfing, WTR Icon emerges – a revolutionary helmet made to enhance the future of the sport. Engineered to take on even the heaviest waves, WTR Icon helps alleviate overall sensory concerns that surfers have previously faced while riding in a helmet.  As one of the lightest surfing helmets on the market, weighing under 365 grams, WTR Icon integrates the brand’s innovative technology, along with research and design with real athlete insights to enable peak performance through protection. With WTR Icon, surfers can challenge waves of consequence around the globe with more confidence, a heightened degree of protection and an overall less inhibited ......read more

Experience the Magic of Mercato: Circus Shows, Comedy Acts, and Shopping Extravaganza This Summer!

The streets of Mercato are buzzing with excitement as daily circus shows transform the area into this summer's hottest destination, running until end of July.  The highlight of the season is the Harlequin European Circus, renowned for its spectacular performances. These energetic and suspenseful show features performers whose incredible movements captivate and engage the audience, creating an unforgettable experience. Adding to the excitement, comedy sensation Jon Udry brings his unique tricks to the stage, guaranteeing laughter for everyone. His show is a must-see for those looking to add a touch of humor to their visit. Children are in for a treat with roaming performances on Mercato's charming cobbled streets. These interactive acts, along with creative kids' workshops, offer endless entertainment and activities, ......read more

Family At The Heart of LGs Latest campaign Lifes Good when you get More Care

New LG video campaign to shine a light on everyday interactions in the home and help customers share their care amongst family Dubai, July 19, 2024 – LG Electronics (LG) has today announced its new campaign of short videos under the "Life's Good" brand slogan, titled Get More Care, following the success of previous themes "Get More Love" and "Get More Magic", aimed at highlighting how LG products enable small gestures of love and care among family members so that they can enjoy true "Life's Good" moments amidst unforgettable experiences. Throughout the video series, LG will showcase those sometimes unnoticed loving moments experienced in the home while shining a subtle light on how its products enhance everyday lives through the brand's innovative technology intricately ......read more

Car Detailing in Dubai

When in Dubai, one cannot help but notice some of the world’s best and most costly automobiles on the road. Cars are an important possession in a city where people judge based on the type of car one owns so Maintaining the appearance of the car is paramount. That is where car detailing in Dubai comes in. However, what actually is car detailing, and how is it done? Let's break it down. What is Car Detailing? Car detailing is the fine cleaning and refurbishment of the vehicle to a high standard to produce a very detailed finish. That is not as simple as taking your car for a wash. Detailing goes a step further and cleaner, both the exterior and interior part of the car using specific equipment and detergents. It can be divided into two main components:It can be divided into two main components: Exterior ......read more

Dubai Fashion Week Announces Preliminary Schedule for spring/summer 2025

More than 30 established and emerging designers from around the globe to showcase latest collections in the Middle East’s fashion capital, Dubai  d3 and Arab Fashion Council launch International Buyers Programme to enhance talent discovery and facilitate strategic partnerships     Dubai, UAE, 17th July 2024: The global and regional fashion labels determining the upcoming Spring/Summer 2025 season's biggest trends and tastes at Dubai Fashion Week have been announced. Presenting ahead of New York Fashion Week and setting the tone for the global fashion calendar, DFW will be held from 1-7 September 2024 at Dubai Design District (d3), with a wider citywide events calendar.   Co-founded by Dubai Design District (d3), a global creative ecosystem by TECOM Group PJSC, and the Arab Fashion ......read more

FutureSkills4All initiative presents 500 new training opportunities under UNDP and MBRF's Knowledge Project and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development joint partnership

18 July 2024- The Knowledge Project, a joint initiative between the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), entered into a strategic partnership with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). In line with this partnership, the project will offer the entrepreneurship communities of EBRD an opportunity to secure licenses for the ‘FutureSkills4All’ initiative, which will further improve their professional and personal skills, thus boosting their employment opportunities and raising their job performance. During a virtual session held recently, the parties announced that, under the terms of this agreement, around 500 members of the EBRD entrepreneurship community will be granted professional training opportunities as part of the ......read more

Sanad Announces Strong H1 2024 Results of AED 2.3 Billion in Revenue, Projecting Significant Full-Year Growth

Total Revenue: AED 2.3 billion for the first half of 2024, projecting full-year revenue of AED 4.5 billion Strategic agreements: Partnerships with Deucalion, Asiana Airlines, AerCap and CFM Materials bolster Sanad’s market position as a trusted partner of global aviation organizations LEAP MRO Center Investment Fuels Growth: The substantial investment of over AED 100 million in the new LEAP MRO Center and significant growth in global air travel demand has fortified Sanad’s operational capabilities and elevated its performance to new heights in H1 2024 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 18 July 2024: Sanad, the global aerospace engineering and leasing solutions leader wholly owned by Abu Dhabi’s sovereign investor Mubadala Investment Company PJSC (Mubadala), today announced its ......read more

300 Stores in the Middle East: Another Milestone in Tim Hortons' Journey Towards Being the ‘Café of Choice'

Thursday, July 18th, 2024 - Dubai, UAE: Today marked a new milestone for the iconic Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons in the Middle East with the opening of the brand’s 300th cafe in the region. Celebrations were hosted at Tim Horton’s stylish Roshn Front location in Riyadh, in the presence of His Excellency the Canadian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Mr. Jean-Philippe Linteau, the Chairman of Apparel Group and AG Café International Mr. Nilesh Ved, and the CEO of Tim Hortons’ Master Franchisee in the Middle East Mr. Hesham Almekkawi, along with other distinguished guests. Rapidly expanding in the region, Tim Hortons Middle East, represented by its master franchisee, AG Café International - a joint venture entity owned by Apparel Group, a leading global fashion and lifestyle retail conglomerate, and Gateway Partners, an ......read more

Aston Martin celebrates 60th anniversary of Goldfinger with 007-inspired secret experience in the heart of London

House of Q by Aston Martin opens in Burlington Arcade, London, celebrating 60 years of Goldfinger – the first James Bond film to feature the iconic DB5 Visitors to the experience will discover the subterranean world of Q Secret Champagne Bollinger bar runs from 18 July until 4 August 18 July, Gaydon, UK: The House of Q, a new pop-up experience by Aston Martin inside London’s prestigious Burlington Arcade, has been created to celebrate 60 years of Aston Martin’s long-running association with the 007 film franchise. The relationship began with the 1964 release of Goldfinger, the film which introduced James Bond to the now iconic DB5. Launched alongside V57, a special James Bond anniversary edition of Aston Martin’s luxury lifestyle magazine, the House of Q by Aston Martin is accessed through a secret ......read more

Union Pledge Day: A National Occasion of Unity and Pride

The occasion marks the signing of the declaration of the Union and the UAE Constitution in 1971 Dubai, UAE: Mr. Mohamed Al Hashemi, CEO of Union Coop, emphasized the significance of "Union Pledge Day," a national occasion recently declared by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, to be celebrated annually on July 18th. This day holds profound importance as a national event that embodies the values of national unity, expressing love for a proud nation, wise leadership, solidarity, and fraternity among the people of the Emirates. Al Hashemi highlighted that commemorating this national occasion each year reminds of the visionary founders who charted the course for the United Arab Emirates under its wise leadership, guiding its transformative journey towards progress and excellence across ......read more

Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Organises The Eternal Light Musical Performance on 22 July

Dubai, UAE, 18 July 2024: The Mohammed Bin Rashid Library will organise “The Eternal Light” musical performance by the creative Tunisian artist Farah Fersi, on 22 July, at 7:30 PM. The evening will feature an interactive musical performance on the kanun, combining authenticity and modernity in a unique blend. Farah Fersi, known for her innovative approach to playing the kanun, will take the audience on a mesmerizing journey that delves into human and spiritual values. Her performance will feature a variety of musical pieces that explore themes such as homeland, love, pain, peace, and joy, all while promoting the values of tolerance, love, and intellectual and contemplative interaction. Fersi, who began her musical journey at the conservatory and developed a profound passion for the kanun, has gained widespread fame ......read more

Emirates Park Zoo & Resort Prepares to Unveil Nature's Beauty in Abu Dhabi: Introducing the World Butterfly Park

Showcasing the untold story of the tiny creature~ Abu Dhabi – July 18, 2024: Exciting News from Emirates Park Zoo & Resort! Get ready to immerse yourself in Abu Dhabi's newest eco-friendly attraction, the World Butterfly Park. Explore a world where tiny creatures share their ecological tales and showcase their vital roles. Discover diverse plants, including floating wonders, carnivorous delights, and slow growers, promising an enchanting journey for all visitors. The park's design and operations reflect our dedication to environmental protection, ensuring guests enjoy nature's beauty while learning about wildlife conservation.  Dr. Walid Shaaban, CEO of Emirates Park Zoo & Resort, expressed his excitement: "The upcoming attraction promises an unparalleled experience. Visitors will encounter ......read more

Al Masaood Automobiles Announces Reduced Prices on Nissan Brakes Services

Customers can enjoy comprehensive maintenance, inspection and replacement of Nissan braking systems at lower prices this summer Abu Dhabi, 18 July 2024: Al Masaood Automobiles, the authorised distributor of Nissan in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and the Western Region, has announced reduced prices on Nissan's brakes services during the summer.  Available until August 31st 2024, this offer includes comprehensive maintenance and safety checks on brakes at competitive, reduced prices. It covers brake services on all models, including brake pad and disc rotor replacements, as well as a full braking system inspection. Al Masaood Automobiles has introduced this offer in response to valuable customer sentiment observations. With customer centricity at the heart of its operations, the company places safety as its highest priority and ......read more

Panasonic Announces New 4K Integrated PTZ Camera

Feature-rich AW-UE30 4K PTZ Camera offers 20x Optical Zoom and has built-in auto tracking, ideal for education environments and business meetings Dubai, United Arab Emirates Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF) has announced the regional launch of its newest 4K PTZ Camera.  Boosting the brand’s robust line-up of 4K integrated cameras is the AW-UE30 with 20x Optical Zoom and 74.1° wide-angle lens.  With a compact design and built-in auto tracking feature, the AW-UE30 also supports easy and efficient operation making it ideal for use in academic settings and business meetings. Mr. Fujio Hiramori, Manager - Marketing - System Solutions & Communications Division, PMMAF, said: “Panasonic continues to improve and expand the capabilities of our PTZ cameras and the AW-UE30 is no ......read more

Union Coop's Silicon Oasis Center is a Premier Family Shopping Destination in Dubai

Premier Family Shopping Destination in Dubai, featuring 26+ stores, a mosque, and diverse dining options. Dubai, UAE: Dr. Suhail Al Bastaki, Union Coop’s Chief Community Relations Officer, affirmed that the Silicon Oasis Center in Dubai represents a distinctive shopping destination. Designed with a modern and sophisticated urban character in Dubai's Silicon Oasis area, it serves surrounding areas, housing more than 26 commercial stores, a mosque accommodating up to 1,100 worshippers, as well as various activities, entertainment venues, and family shopping outlets, including restaurants featuring local and international brands. He emphasized that the Silicon Oasis Center adds significant value to Union Coop's business portfolio due to its interactive attractions catering to families and diverse community segments. ......read more

LG Transforms Business environments with the latest cutting-edge Projector Technology

The long-lasting brightness of LG's laser projectors enhances every detail, delivering crystal clear presentations every time DUBAI, July 18, 2024 – LG Electronics (LG) is transforming business settings with its latest ProBeam Laser Projectors, designed to elevate presentations, foster collaboration, and enhance the overall workspace experience. Bringing unparalleled image quality, smart connectivity, and ease of use to modern business environments, the LG ProBeam Wireless Laser Projector and the ProBeam WUXGA Laser Projector, are at the forefront of innovation. Boasting a Wide Ultra Extended Graphics Array (WUXGA) resolution of 1920x1200, the LG ProBeam projectors offer detailed and sharp images suited for any business setting. The ProBeam's mercury-free laser offers a lifespan of up to 20,000 hours, a longevity ......read more

Salik joins United Nations Global Compact, reinforcing commitment to sustainable business practices

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – July 17, 2024 –Salik Company PJSC (Salik), the exclusive toll gate operator of the Emirate of Dubai, has taken a significant step forward in its sustainability journey. The company has joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative. By aligning with the United Nations Global Compact Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs), Salik takes a significant step in its commitment to promoting responsible business practices and contributing to a sustainable future for the UAE. By joining the UN Global Compact, Salik aligns itself with over 20,000 companies in more than 160 countries committed to upholding ten universally accepted principles in human rights, labour, environment, and anti-corruption. This membership is a strategic step in Salik's ......read more

Alonzo mourning and Steve Smith attend usa basketball youth tournament in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, July 17, 2024 – USA Basketball and the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) concluded the USA Basketball Youth Tournament at Raha International School, Khalifa City Campus over this past weekend. The event was attended by USA Basketball and NBA legends and champions Alonzo Mourning and Steve Smith.  The USA Basketball Youth Tournament tipped off on Saturday, July 13 at Raha International School, ahead of the USA Basketball Showcase at Etihad Arena on July 15 & 17. Nine teams of youth under 16 years of age participated in the tournament, including six boys teams and three girls teams from local Abu Dhabi academies, clubs and schools. There were also three basketball development clinics which took place throughout the tournament. In addition to attending the USA Basketball ......read more

Dubai Customs commence Intellectual Property Summer 2024 at Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services

Dubai – 17 July 2024: Dubai Customs commenced the Intellectual Property Summer Events 2024 under the theme "Innovate, Protect," organized by the    IPR Department of the Policies and Legislation Division, aiming to promote awareness to the importance of protecting Intellectual Property and encourage innovation and creativity between different segments of society. The events, that were held at Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services headquarters, include a variety of activities, which include specialized workshops on how to protect ideas and innovations delivered by IP Specialists from Awareness and Education Section. In addition to, collaborative competitions encouraging participants to submit their creative ideas. Also, the (K9) Unit of Technical Support Department at Customs Inspection Division ......read more

Growth in MEA's office and education sectors unfolds positive outlook for paper and stationery products

Market revenues for paper and paper products in the Middle East and Africa are expected to reach US$16.4 billion by 2030 The opening of new schools in the region and substantial investments in education will play a crucial role in the growth of the paper and stationery sector, according to the latest research Paperworld Middle East, the largest international trade show for stationery, paper and office supplies, returns to the Dubai World Trade Centre from 12-14 November Dubai, UAE: The expansion of the office and education sectors in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) is driving significant growth in the paper products sector, according to findings from 6W research. They estimate that market revenues for paper and paper products will reach US$16.4 billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 3.4%. The office sector in the UAE employs ......read more

Malabar Gold & Diamonds: : Inauguration of 3 Stores In India

Malabar Gold & Diamonds, the 6th largest jewellery retailer globally with over 350 showrooms across 13 countries, has just launched 3 new showrooms in Tamil Nadu, India. The showrooms were virtually launched by Malabar Group Chairman M.P Ahammed. Tamil Nadu Tourism Minister K. Ramachandran unveiled the Velachery store to the public, Mayor of Karur Corporation, Kavitha Ganesan unveiled the Karur store, and Amman K. Arjunan, the Member of Legislative Assembly from Coimbatore North launched the R S Puram store.

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CMF Phone 1 makes record-breaking sales of 100,000 units in just 3 hours

CMF, the sub-brand of London-based technology company Nothing, recently launched CMF Phone 1, CMF Watch Pro 2 and CMF Buds Pro 2. On the first day of sales, the company hit 100,000 CMF Phone 1 units sold in just 3 hours. For context, it took 24 hours for Nothing to hit this sales figure for Phone (2a) in March 2024. Rishi Kishor Gupta, Regional Director of Middle East & Africa at Nothing commented: “In a remarkable feat, the CMF Phone 1 has exceeded all projections by achieving sales of 100,000 units within just three hours of its launch. This unprecedented achievement highlights the exceptional qualities of the CMF Phone 1, which integrates cutting-edge technology, elegant design, and outstanding value. As we introduce the CMF Phone 1 to the GCC market, we are confident it will resonate deeply with local consumers. The ......read more

Seven drivers to battle for world championship title in formula e's thrilling season 10 showdown - how to watch the hankook london e-prix

The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship returns for the double-header season finale in London on 20-21 July 2024, with seven drivers still in contention for the title. Nick Cassidy's lead has narrowed after two non-point finishes in Portland, bringing teammate Mitch Evans and rivals Pascal Wehrlein and António Félix da Costa into close contention as the championship heads to London.   LONDON, DUBAI AND RIYADH, Wednesday 17 July 2024: The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship returns this weekend for the double-header season finale, for Rounds 15 and 16 of its highly competitive tenth season. The Hankook London E-Prix will take place 20-21 July, at the ExCeL London. After a thrilling tenth season of the all-electric single-seater series, the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship returns to London for the ......read more

Tron Energy Technology Corporation and MAP-Tron-E, Sign MoU for Taiwanese IP Electric Bus Manufacturing in the UAE

Dubai, UAE – July 17, 2024 – In a groundbreaking move towards sustainable transportation in the MENA region, Tron Energy Technology Corporation and MAP-Tron-E have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a joint venture dedicated to the development and manufacturing of electric vehicle (EV) buses. The MoU was signed at a formal event, last night, by Richard Huang, CEO of Tron Energy Technology Corporation, and Akshay Aggarwal, Director of MAP-Tron-E, marking a significant milestone in the UAE’s journey towards sustainability and reduced carbon emissions.  This partnership aims to bring cutting-edge EV bus technology to the UAE, aligning with the nation’s commitment to environmental sustainability. The joint venture will focus on the manufacturing of electric buses across the MENA region, ......read more

Australia Basketball Team Discovers Cultural Connections at Louvre Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, 17 July 2024: The Australian Basketball Team, in Abu Dhabi for the 2024 USA Basketball Showcase, took a cultural break to explore the art at Louvre Abu Dhabi, delving into the city’s rich cultural offerings. Located in the heart of the Saadiyat Cultural District on Saadiyat Island, Louvre Abu Dhabi showcases works of historical, cultural, and sociological significance spanning from ancient times to the contemporary era. It serves as a beacon for art lovers worldwide and showcases Abu Dhabi's commitment to promoting cultural exchange.

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FDF implements various interactive workshops for senior citizens and residents

Abu Dhabi, July 17, 2024: The Family Development Foundation has implemented a number of interactive workshops targeted at senior citizens, as part of its ‘Barakat Al Dar’ club forums, to foster the mental health and well-being of senior citizens and residents. The workshops aimed to offer a safe and secure environment for them, enhancing their participation as well as guaranteeing psychosocial, cultural and health support for them. Khawla Al Kaabi, Head of Social Welfare for Senior Citizens at Family Development Foundation, said: “The Foundation recognises the valuable role of senior citizens and residents, offering requisite psychosocial support and other assistance. It is geared towards their better social integration and strengthening their capacities through several interactive activities, as well as awareness ......read more

Several Indoor, Snow & Aquatic Sports Events take place in Dubai as Part of "Our Sports Summer" Initiative

Several exciting sports events take place in different locations of Dubai during summer season, including aquatic & snow events, held at indoor halls and shopping malls. The sports events are organized in collaboration with Dubai Sports Council (DSC) as part of "Our Sports Summer Initiative", launched by the Council to enable individuals in society to participate in sports activities & support the organization of sports events, which contribute to the spread of the culture of the exercise of sports & physical activities among the various classes in society. Some of these sports events are allocated for women only.   In this regard, DSC organized exciting sports events for senior citizens at Ski Dubai in the Mall of the Emirates, with participation of the associates of Thukher Community Club, and as ......read more

UAE's Smart City and AI Model Takes Center Stage in Discussion Hosted by NYC Mayor's Office During 2024 UN High-Level Forum

Dubai/New York: 16 July 2024 – The UAE's innovative use of artificial intelligence (AI) to drive comprehensive development was a focal point at a session focused on the potential of smart, sustainable cities and AI applications. This event, hosted by the New York City Mayor's Office for International Affairs and Partners, featured members of the UAE delegation and was held on the sidelines of the United Nations High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development. Under the theme of “Transformational Local and Regional Governments: Artificial Intelligence As a Tool For Good, the UAE delegation, along with international representatives and UN program officials, explored sustainability opportunities in future cities and the potential use of AI in integrated government operations at both city and regional ......read more

Usa record 98-92 Showcase win over Australia

Abu Dhabi, UAE (July 16, 2024) – To the eyes of the world, the USA Basketball Men’s National Team’s 98-92 over Australia on Monday provided many of the exciting highlights that you would expect with a roster of this caliber, even if the final score was a bit closer than desired. But for U.S. Coach Steve Kerr and his staff, the positive steps taken by the world’s top-ranked team that will play in the 2024 Paris Olympics as the four-time defending gold medalist were the most encouraging takeaways from the USA Basketball Showcase game at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. With a couple more practices under their belt and just over a week together, the Americans showed better offensive flow than their first exhibition game, while the defense remained a strong suit as the U.S. improved to 2-0. ......read more

RTA Develops 4.5 km of Bike and Scooter Tracks, Adds 2.2 km of Sidewalks in Hatta

The project has been undertaken as part of development initiatives in the area Development Works: Constructing two rest areas along the new bike and scooter tracks Paving a parking lot for 135 vehicles at Leem Lake Installing traffic and directional signs around entrances of Leem Lake and various spots for sensitising the public and promoting traffic safety of road users in Hatta Dubai. Roads and Transport Authority. 16th July 2024 Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has completed the construction of dedicated and shared tracks for bicycles and e-scooters extending 4.5 km in Hatta. This project also included the construction of two rest areas along the new tracks, increasing the total length of tracks in Hatta by 50% to 13.5 km. Additionally, RTA has completed a 2.2 km walking track adjacent to the new ......read more

Partnership between Dubai Future Foundation and Mohamed Bin Rashid Housing Establishment to Enhance Dubai's Housing Ecosystem Through Strategic Initiatives

Dubai, UAE – 17 July 2024: Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) and Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing Establishment (MBRHE) announced a strategic partnership in a significant move aimed at enhancing the housing landscape in Dubai. The collaboration formalized through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), aims to drive Dubai’s housing sector by fostering innovation and research while utilizing the expertise of both entities. The partnership combines DFF's forward-thinking approach to innovation with MBRHE’s extensive sector-specific expertise to pioneer sustainable housing solutions. This joint venture, which aligns with DFF's objectives, fosters a conducive environment for creative and effective innovations, enhancing the quality of life and ensuring Dubai's resilience as a future-ready city. The collaboration ......read more

Dubai Customs enhances its competitiveness by obtaining ISO37001 Certification for Anti-Bribery

Dubai – 16 July 2024: As a recognition of Dubai Customs' commitment to professional integrity and transparency in applying the best standards and practices of anti-bribery management in all its customs services and operations, the Department has obtained ISO 37001 Certification for Anti-Bribery Management System. This certification is the result of its pioneering efforts in approving and implementing the best controls to prevent bribery by implementing preventive measures to achieve the Department's goals of protecting society and fortifying the economy to support and enhance legitimate trade. Mohammed Al Ghafari, Executive Director for the Human Resources Division at Dubai Customs, received the certificate from Eng. Nizar Bashaireh, CEO of Global Business Bureau, at the Department's headquarters. It was attended by ......read more

Formula E Doubles Participation in Female Diversity Initiative for Season 10

Formula E expected to double female participation in FIA Girls on Track programme, following Hankook London E-Prix activation. Programme delivered events for young women in host cities and diverse communities across all 11 race markets, featuring 27 events. 70 women from within the Formula E paddock delivered inspirational talks to participants. LONDON, UNITED KINGDOW. 16 July 2024: Formula E has today announced it expects to double the number of participants for its Season 10 FIA Girls on Track programme, presented by Hankook, as it heads into the double-header finale in London on 20th and 21st July. Reaffirming its commitment to education and gender inclusivity in motorsport, the all-electric series is set to top more than 2,000 participants in its season-long campaign, surpassing Season 9’s total of ......read more

Azza Fahmy Introduces 'Tales of the Nile' High Jewellery Collection: A Fusion of Craftsmanship and Culture

Azza Fahmy introduces the 'Tales of the Nile' High Jewellery Collection, a mesmerizing journey through time and culture. This exquisite collection captures the essence of the brand's rich history, showcasing five pieces intricately crafted in 18kt Gold with one-of-a-kind natural hand-cut stones. The collection showcases the brand's unique and signature craftsmanship, infusing each piece with positive affirmations in calligraphy and creating an aura of positivity. Each piece in the collection narrates a story of its own, featuring Emeralds, Rubellites, and Tanzanites. Among the standout pieces in the collection are the 'Scripts of Love Bangle', the 'Enchanted Calligraphy Bangle', and the 'Echoes of Nature Ring’ that features a 5.50ct rubellite stone set with diamonds and baguette diamonds. ......read more

Azza Fahmy Introduces the 'Soraya' High Jewellery Collection: A Timeless Tribute to Ottoman Heritage

Azza Fahmy introduces the 'Soraya’ 'High Jewellery Collection ,a mesmerizing journey through time and culture. The collection is a testament to the timeless elegance and craftsmanship inspired by Ottoman heritage. The collection celebrates the motifs of stars and crescents, symbolizing happiness and joy, meticulously crafted in 18kt gold and adorned with exquisite stones. Adding to the collection's allure are other exquisite pieces that include the Ottoman Crescent Bangle, Ottoman Crescent Ring, Crescent Diamond Necklace, Crescent Diamond Earrings, and Ottoman Stud Earrings, Ottoman Medallion Choker is also paired with the Ottoman Medallion Bracelet each echoing the collection's elegant motifs and exceptional craftsmanship. The Cascading Crescent Necklace is an 18kt gold beaded necklace that embodies the essence ......read more

Exceptional Jewellery Offers Up for Grabs this DSS with Dubai Jewellery Group's 'City of Gold Surprises'

Win Jewellery Vouchers Worth AED 100,000 Dubai, UAE, 16 July 2024: Residents of the UAE are in for a treat with incredible jewellery offers and the chance to win big with Dubai Jewellery Group's 'City of Gold Surprises' this DSS. With just a few days remaining, customers are urged to take advantage of the ultimate jewellery shopping experience till 20 July 2024, with unbeatable deals and exclusive prizes designed to offer an unrivalled shopping experience for both locals and tourists. Customers spending over AED 500 at participating stores will benefit from exceptional offers on gold, diamond, and pearl jewellery. Furthermore, shoppers will have the opportunity to win gold vouchers valued at up to AED 100,000. Some exclusive offers and promotions being offered include: Up to 50% Discount on Diamond and Pearl ......read more

SLC organises ‘Your Summer Legislation Boost 2024' Programme under the theme ‘Navigating Future Technology: AI and Legislation'

July 16, 2024 - The General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee in the Emirate of Dubai (SLC) is all set to organise ‘Your Summer Legislation Boost 2024’ Programme under the theme ‘Navigating Future Technology: AI and Legislation’ from 18 July to 22 August 2024. The Programme includes a series of interactive panel discussions, and knowledge-sharing and legal workshops, focusing on future technology and artificial intelligence from a legislative perspective. The third edition of the Programme will feature field visits and panel discussions aimed at identifying key inputs to improve legislative work in line with Dubai’s future directions, particularly in the field of future technology. Additionally, the Programme features various legal workshops designed to highlight the pivotal role of ......read more

Minister of Economy meets with his Japanese counterpart to explore strengthening of partnerships in new economy, tourism, aviation, entrepreneurship, technology & innovation

H.E Bin Touq: UAE-Japan relations are strategic and solid and have witnessed continuous development on all fronts Abu Dhabi, 16 July 2024: H.E. Abdulla bin Touq Al Marri, Minister of Economy, held a bilateral meeting with H.E. Yoshitaka Shindo, Japan’s Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy, to discuss the strengthening of partnership between the two countries in several sectors of mutual interest, particularly the new economy, tourism, aviation, entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation. H.E. Bin Touq emphasized that the UAE-Japan relations are strong and strategic in all areas and have witnessed continuous development on all fronts over the past five decades. He also emphasized the UAE's keenness to build on this momentum and forge more productive partnerships that serve the growth and ......read more

Panasonic Opens IAQ Experience Zone Center In Dubai

New innovation hub offers an immersive environment for customers to experience the brand's comprehensive range of indoor air quality solutions Dubai, United Arab Emirates Panasonic Electric Works Middle East & Africa (PEWMEA), a division of Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa FZE (PMMAF), has announced the opening of its Innovative Customer IAQ Experience Zone Center in Dubai.  Launched in partnership with Al Futtaim Panatech and in collaboration with Rising Sun Electricals Trading LLC, the new technology hub features an expansive showcase of Panasonic's industry-leading indoor air quality solutions in a hands-on setting.  The Center, inaugurated on 13 July, offers customers the opportunity to experience the brand's IAQ innovations, as well as interact with in-house experts so they can gain a ......read more

Dubai schools unite to pack 9,000 school kits for underprivileged children

12 schools across Dubai join Dubai Cares' Students For Students Initiative, involving 3,573 student volunteers This follows a successful fundraising drive across schools, raising over AED 700,000 to purchase these school kits Dubai, UAE, 16 July 2024: The school community from 12 schools across Dubai joined forces to pack 9,000 school kits for children from low-income families in the UAE as part of the second phase of Dubai Cares’ Students For Students initiative. This heartwarming event took place in each of the participating schools, involving 3,573 student volunteers, as well as teachers, parents, and family members who also volunteered their time to support the education of underprivileged children. In the first phase of the initiative, students from various schools in Dubai organized an array of events such as ......read more

Union Coop Expands Product Range and Enhances Market Competitiveness

This growth is attributed to positive and accelerating demand trends in the retail sector Dubai, UAE: Dr. Suhail Al Bastaki, Chief Community Relations Officer at Union Coop, reaffirmed the organization's steadfast commitment to providing high-quality products that meet global standards. Union Coop continues to expand its presence in the Dubai local markets and increase its range of products bearing the "Union" label, as well as regional and international brands. This expansion aims to keep pace with the growing product demand and enhance Union Coop's competitiveness in the retail sector and local markets. Dr. Al Bastaki highlighted that Union Coop currently encompasses over 55,000 local and international products and brands, with this number steadily increasing. This growth is attributed to positive and ......read more

EGA completes design phase of next generation smelting technology, readies pilot reduction cells

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: 16 July 2024: Emirates Global Aluminium, the largest industrial company in the United Arab Emirates outside oil and gas, today announced the completion of the design phase of the company’s next generation smelting technology, EX. EX reduction cells are larger than EGA’s most recently industrialised technology DX+ Ultra, enabling higher amperage and improved current efficiency, increasing production capacity by up to 22 per cent. EX has been designed with two variants – one to maximise productivity, and the other to further minimise greenhouse gas emissions. Reduced electricity consumption along with lower net carbon consumption and the reduced incidence of anode effects is expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions per tonne of aluminium produced by around five per cent for the ......read more

‘One More Round' teaser previews Kia Tasman pickup truck

Behind-the-scenes documentary series showcases the creation of Kia's first pickup truck, Tasman Series highlights more than 18,000 rounds of testing, emphasizing the vehicle's extreme durability and exceptional performance Tasman set for world premiere in H2 2024, followed by global release in H1 2025, starting with Korea and expanding to Australia and Middle East/Africa Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 16, 2024 – Kia has released a teaser for its upcoming documentary series, ‘One More Round’, which provides an in-depth look at the rigorous development process behind the highly anticipated Tasman pickup truck. The series will showcase the extensive testing and detailed honing that the brand’s first-ever pickup model has undergone in locations including the hostile terrain of the Australian ......read more

Dubai Police Expands its Fleet with Geely Tugella

Dubai, UAE; 16 July 2024: The Dubai Police have proudly added the Geely Tugella model to their fleet of traffic patrol vehicles, marking a significant step forward in the force’s dedication to utilising cutting-edge technology for enhanced public safety and traffic management. A formal handover event of the vehicle was attended by Brigadier General Juma Salem bin Suwaidan, Deputy Director of the General Department of Traffic, and Mohamad Hussami, General Manager of Operations at AGMC GEELY, the official distributor of Geely vehicles in the UAE, along with various officers and employees from both organisations. The newly inducted Geely Tugella vehicles, specially modified and dressed in Dubai Police’s distinctive green and white livery, will be deployed across tourist areas and key locations throughout the emirate for ......read more

LG Introduces the 2024 LG Washtower™: A revolution in laundry care for Environmentally Conscious Households

Dubai, July 16, 2024 – As part of its commitment to bring the most innovative products to the Middle East, LG Electronics (LG) is proud to announce the regional launch of the 2024 LG WashTower™. This revolutionary, integrated washer and dryer is engineered to meet the demands of eco-aware households looking for efficiency and convenience in their summer laundry routine. The 2024 LG WashTower™ features a 27-inch design with a 19kg washing capacity and a 16kg drying capacity. Additionally, it includes a 24-inch option with a 12kg washer and a 10kg dryer, ensuring space-saving efficiency without sacrificing performance. The advanced Artificial Intelligence Direct Drive™ (AI DD™) and Smart Pairing™ technologies intelligently analyze fabric characteristics to optimize each laundry cycle. The AI DD™ ......read more

Turtle Power for Bath and Shower!

This summer, Lush and Paramount Consumer Products launch a Turtle-y awesome limited edition product collection: Channel your inner hero in a half shell with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Dubai, UAE, July 2024 - Cowabunga, Lush Fans! This summer, Lush has teamed up with Paramount’s iconic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to deliver less plastic and more (vegan) pizza with an exclusive range of Turtle-y awesome limited-edition exclusive products for the bath, shower, body, and hair. Renowned for innovating packaging-free cosmetic items — such as bath bombs, soap, shampoo bars, and solid body scrub — Lush has designed the whole collection to shell-ebrate innovation that removes the need for single-use plastic and encourage shoppers to grab a slice of 100% naked products formulated to work just as well as their ......read more

UAE Team Emirates in control as the Tour de France enters final week

As we arrive at the second rest day of the 2024 Tour de France, the race has once again lived up to expectations, delivering some of the most gripping racing we've seen. Week two saw the race enter the Pyrenees, which provided brutal climbs and high drama once again. Stage 11 saw two greats of modern cycling go head-to-head once again. UAE Team Emirates showed the strength in depth of their team, controlling the peloton expertly. As the riders reached the hardest climb of the day, the Mary Pas de Peyrol, Adam Yates set the pace for Pogacar to launch a fierce attack on his GC rivals. Pogacar reached the foot of the final climb with a 30 second lead over Vingegaard. However, the two-time defending champion showed true resilience to reel Pogacar back in. The two legends rode together to the finish line, where a game of cat and mouse ......read more