• Over 20 farmers to showcase and sell locally grown, quality products
• The Farmers Market will be hosted in the garden area of the mall every weekend until 04th April 2020
• The mall will also host Marhaba Market – a special market for handy-crafts
Abu Dhabi - November 12, 2019: Deerfields Mall, the popular shopping and lifestyle destination of Abu Dhabi in collaboration with Abu Dhabi City Municipality and Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority is back with its latest edition of ‘Farmers Market’. Curated to encourage local farmers, this community initiative will offer Abu Dhabi residents a chance to savour unique and fresh produce every weekend until 4th April 2020.
Local farmers will descend upon this market with their baskets bursting ......read more
● Ericsson experts will present a wide range of demonstrations and launches during AfricaCom 2019 in Cape Town
● Collaborations with industry leaders on innovative connectivity solutions will be showcased
● Visitors will experience hands-on demonstrations in Networks, Managed Services and Digital areas
Dubai United Arab Emirates - November 12, 2019: Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) will demonstrate how it is empowering an intelligent, sustainable and connected Africa at AfricaCom 2019, taking place from 12-14 November at Cape Town International Convention Center, South Africa. Ericsson experts will showcase a wide range of new and relevant use cases at the event, as well as establish innovative partnerships geared towards unlocking new opportunities in the region.
This ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 November 2019: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group, exclusive distributor of Nissan in Dubai, Sharjah, and the Northern Emirates is all set for an impactful showcase of automotive innovations at the Dubai International Motor Show (DIMS) scheduled for 12th – 16th November 2019 at Dubai World Trade Centre. On display will be a total of 11 vehicles with latest Nissan Patrol 2020 taking the centre stage and some exciting launches of latest models.
During its participation at the DIMS, Nissan of Arabian Automobiles Company, will be giving a peek into its exciting new futuristic technology that will be showcased at the Dubai Expo 2020. Other things on display include a wide-range of product portfolio, targeting different audiences and segment to enrich ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 12 November 2019: GROHE, a leading global brand for full bathroom solutions and kitchen fittings, will be present at Dubai Design Week between 11 to 16 November. Hosted at Dubai Design District, the event will see GROHE present an interactive exhibit showcasing its latest world-class innovations, including individual system solutions and digitally-enhanced products.
GROHE is aiming to reshape the sanitary industry through its latest innovations, with a focus on Shaping the Future of Water through digitized water controls and intelligent water management. Across its multiple ranges, the brand maintains an inventive approach to designing sustainable solutions that leave a lasting positive impact on the environment. Over the past decade, the success of this approach has been demonstrated by GROHE ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 12 November 2019: Lenovo, a technology leader in Intelligent Transformation, has partnered with Enviroserve, who have recently launched the world's largest integrated processing facility for electrical and electronic equipment waste (WEEE) in Dubai Industrial Park. The partnership with Enviroserve and Wisetek forms part of Lenovo’s wider approach to e-waste management through its Lenovo Remove-IT Program.
The Recycling Hub by Enviroserve is a state-of-the-art facility that is spread across 280,000 square feet and offers the annual capacity to recycle 39,000 tonnes of electrical and electronic waste. Powered by solar energy and producing no air or liquid emissions, the facility contributes to international e-waste recycling efforts and serves as a role model in the Middle ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2019: SmartCrowd Limited, a Dubai-based company and MENA’s first financially regulated real estate investments platform (REIP) has announced today that the company has fulfilled all regulatory requirements and graduated to a full license from the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA), the independent regulator of financial services based in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).
Prior to its full license, SmartCrowd was operating under an “Innovation Testing License” as part of the DFSA’s regulatory sandbox program. The new license will permit SmartCrowd to open its platform to international investors and offer international real estate investments.
Founded in 2017, by Siddiq Farid, SmartCrowd uses a crowdfunding model to democratise real estate for ......read more
Dubai United Arab Emirates - November 12, 2019: With a forward-looking spirit, the Maison KARL LAGERFELD will launch a special edition collection to celebrate the memory of its founder and creative director. Karl Lagerfeld was a visionary designer, a pioneering curator and a cutting-edge collaborator; known for his enigmatic persona and inexhaustible wit, he was passionate, powerful and intensely curious. The collection, titled “Karl Legend,” honors his immense legacy as fashion’s greatest icon.
The ready-to-wear and accessories all feature one of Karl Lagerfeld’s infamous quotes and an image of him; the graphics have been hand-drawn by Design Director Hun Kim. Embracing the brand’s quintessential DNA, the color palette is rooted in black and white, with splashes of red integrated ......read more
Master soundtrack carefully crafted by eight distinguished composers with contributions from more than 80 musicians and members of London’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Limited tickets for ‘Legacy of Our Ancestors’ at Zayed Sport City Stadium in Abu Dhabi available at www.uaenationaday.ae
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 12 November, 2019: More than 80 world-class musicians, including members of London’s iconic Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, have collaborated to compose an inspiring original score for ‘Legacy of Our Ancestors’ - the Official 48th UAE National Day celebration - on 2 December at Zayed Sports City Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
Created by eight international composers, the original ‘Legacy of Our Ancestors’ score will add a dramatic dimension to ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – November 12, 2019: Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has announced a fourth daily flight on its route from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh, the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), effective 8 December.
The additional service will be operated by an Airbus A320 configured with 8 seats in Business and 150 seats in Economy.
Robin Kamark, Chief Commercial Officer, Etihad Aviation Group, said: “The introduction of the new fourth daily service to Riyadh is demonstrative of our commitment to the Saudi market, and of the increase in demand on this core route. This has been boosted by warm relationship enjoyed by the UAE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and by the recent easing of entry visa regulations for tourists entering the Kingdom.
“Riyadh ......read more
Bentley Motors and Graf von Faber-Castell launch an exclusive new collection of writing instruments
New Ebony series combines natural luxury materials with finest quality craftsmanship
Incomparable design appeals to automotive lovers and connoisseurs of fine writing culture
Three distinctive writing instruments unite opulence and purpose
Dubai United Arab Emirates - November 12, 2019: A unique partnership is continuing its journey in a new range of luxury pens by Graf von Faber-Castell for Bentley Motors. The unrivalled craftsmanship and unmistakable design which unites the two combines Bentley’s legendary spirit with the elegance of Graf von Faber-Castell for a writing experience beyond compare: shape your journey for 2020.
A collaboration ......read more
Bhima Jewellers inaugurates the second store at Karama centre, Dubai.
Dubai United Arab Emirates - November 12, 2019: Bhima Jewellers launches Second showroom at karama center at 8th November 2019, The brand new showroom, located at Karama Centre, Dubai was inaugurated by Mrs. Alisha Moopen, Deputy Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare along with Shri. B Girirajan, Dr. B Govindan, Shri. B Krishnan & Shri. B Bindumadhav Directors, Bhima Jewellers
‘The new showroom is located in such an accessible location offering customers a convenient and comfortable shopping experience, every time,’ said Mr. Abhishek Bindumadhav, Director, Bhima Jewellers. ‘At Bhima Jewellers, each piece of jewellery is uniquely and carefully crafted, keeping in mind the discerning needs of the customers and our ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2019: Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced the expansion of the Fortinet Security Fabric’s dynamic-cloud security offerings with Microsoft Azure, providing customers with an easier way to connect, manage and protect their cloud workloads on Microsoft Azure.
Organizations turning to Azure want to take advantage of the public cloud benefits without compromising security. While Microsoft secures the Azure infrastructure and isolates the tenants, customers are responsible making sure their cloud configuration is secure. Fortinet provides customers that utilize Azure with the confidence to deploy any application in the cloud while maintaining a consistent operational model and managing risks. The Fortinet ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 12 November 2019: The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) launched the 22nd edition of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) Humans in Space Symposium (HIS), at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The UAE is the first country in the MENA region to host this conference, from 11 to 14 November, 2019. The first day witnessed huge participation from local and international space agencies, and students from different educational levels.
The opening ceremony was attended by His Excellency Hamad Obaid AlMansoori, Chairman of the MBRSC, His Excellency Yousuf Hamad AlShaibani, Director General of the MBRSC, Jean-Michel Contant, Secretary General of the IAA, Jean-Yves Le Gall, President of CNES, Salem AlMarri, Head of the UAE Astronaut Programme and Member of the IAA, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, November 11, 2019 - Al Masaood’s Projects & Engineering Services Division (PESD) is participating for the 21st consecutive year in the 2019 edition of the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC). Taking place under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, the event is set to gather over 110,000 regional and international participants.
During the event that will run from November 11 to 14, 2019 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Al Masaood’s Projects & Engineering Services Division, one of ADIPEC’s major partners and exhibitors, will display its latest technology solutions related to energy sector, which have been designed in collaboration with internationally recognized engineering and service providers. Al ......read more
Improving operational performance and reducing plant downtime crucial for companies to increase throughput
November 11, 2019– Emerson (NYSE: EMR) announced that it is exhibiting at ADIPEC 2019 from November 11 to 14, 2019 to showcase the latest technologies that can help companies improve their capital projects and operational performance. Themed ‘Insight through Digitalization, Emerson’s booth will present a wide range of solutions that drive asset performance, improve safety and enhance profitability for end user operations.
Emerson, through its Plantweb Digital Ecosystem, brings together a comprehensive approach that deploys scalable strategies focused on ROI centric solutions to drive a practical approach to Digital Transformation.
Vidya Ramnath, President of Emerson Automation Solutions for Middle ......read more
California-based hyperloop developer offer visitors an opportunity to explore the next generation passenger pod that is expected to reach speeds of over 1,000km/h at the definite automotive show this month in Dubai
Dubai United Arab Emirates - November 11, 2019: Virgin Hyperloop One (VHO), the world’s leading hyperloop company, today announced its participation at Dubai Motor Show, the most definite platform in the region for international automotive exhibitors, taking place from November 12-16th 2019, at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
Expected to have a significant presence, VHO is presenting visitors at the leading motor show with the opportunity to get a first-hand account of what it will be like to travel in the 21st century. The consumer event will be a rare opportunity for visitors from the ......read more
Dubai United Arab Emirates - November 11, 2019: Shanghai, China: In an unprecedented court ruling in Shanghai, FOREO, a Swedish skintech brand was awarded a judgement of 3 million RMB - thought to be the largest counterfeit-related payout for design infringement in Shanghai Intellectual Property Court history according to public data.
The court ruling sided with the Swedish beauty tech company FOREO, following a 24-month IP court proceeding and a trial of 12 months, finding the defendant, Kingdom Zhuhai Company guilty of infringing FOREO’s LUNA design patent with its own KD308 product.
The courts ruled in favor of FOREO and made history as it awarded a compensation payout for economic losses and reasonable expenses of 3,000,000 RMB (around 450,000 USD) - the largest court ruled payout for design ......read more
Musabih tours Dubai Logistics City and Al Maktoum Cargo Center to ensure readiness for EXPO 2020
Dubai – 11 November 2019: Director General of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih made a field trip to the customs centers at the Dubai Logistics City (DLC), and Al Maktoum Cargo Center, which operate under the Jebel Ali Customs Center Management, and the passenger terminal at Al Maktoum International Airport.
Musabih met with the employees working at the three centers and received detailed information from them about the latest updates of the operations and initiatives taking place in the centers, and preparations ahead of the upcoming EXPO 2020.
Musabih highly appreciated the efforts taken by the employees to make the clients happier in fulfillment of the vision of the His Highness Sheikh ......read more
Dubai United Arab Emirates - November 11, 2019: The latest edition of the renowned “Make It Challenge” is taking place this week in the UAE, with more than 180 UAE national students attending from schools in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.
The events, at the UAE University in Al Ain and the Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi, will promote STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths) subjects through the practical application of knowledge and problem-solving exercises.
The “Make It Challenge” is an initiative of the UK Manufacturing Institute in partnership with Mubadala, Masdar, and BAE Systems.
This year’s challenge will explore energy efficiency in the home, identifying how living spaces and lifestyles can be managed to reduce their environmental impact through better ......read more
90 photographs from across the region have been shortlisted over both the adults and kids categories
More than a third of the shortlisted images featured GCC souqs
Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 11, 2019 - National Geographic Abu Dhabi (NGAD) and Almarai have announced today the shortlisted entries for the 9th edition of ‘Moments’ its annual regional photography competition to nurture the talent of aspiring regional photographers.
The competition is held in partnership with Almarai, who has been a strategic supporter of this platform for the last 6 years as part of a shared vision of nurturing youth & talent from the Middle East.
A total of 90 images were shortlisted in the 2019 edition from among over 50,000 total entries received this year from Morocco all the way to Saudi ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 11, 2019: Allied Compliance Consultancy (ACC), the only authorized trainer for Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) in the UAE, conducted the first training module on advanced AML for FERG member exchange houses.
Dubai, November 11, 2019: The UAE’s Foreign Exchange and Remittance Group (FERG) and Allied Compliance Consultancy (ACC) completed the first successful training on advanced Anti Money Laundering for their exchange houses. Forty exchange houses had participated in the training schedule, which has been designed for keeping members up to date with the latest regulations in the industry.
FERG’s collaboration with ACC, a leading training institute in UAE, is in line with the Group’s vision to further enhance compliance ......read more
Sales of Imaging & Sensing Solutions contributes to strong second quarter ending 30 September 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 11th November 2019: Sony Corporation reported its strongest second quarter operating income till date with a 16 per cent increase year-on-year against the same period last year, which was attributed to its robust image sensor sales. The recent second quarter results also raised Sony’s full-year earnings outlook.
Concluding 30 September 2019, the recorded operating income for Q2 2019 was US$2.59 billion (¥279 billion) up by 16 per cent from US$2.23 billion (¥239.5 billion) in Q2 2018. The consolidated operating income forecast for FY19 is expected to increase by US$278 million (¥30 billion) to US$7.78 billion (¥840 billion) from an ......read more
Sony Music’s child stars Rawan & Rayan release inspirational Arabic song and video to promote inclusion and tolerance for all
Dubai, 11 November 2019: Cartoon Network Middle East has teamed up with Sony Music Entertainment Middle East to release a unique and impactful song featuring YouTube stars; the sisters Rawan and Rayan. The Song entitled “Ya As7ab (hey fiends)” speaks directly to children about the effects of bullying and shares positive messages around inclusion. The catchy Arabic pop song with an accompanying music video will be released worldwide on all music services and platforms on 11th November.
This initiative is a part of Cartoon Network Middle East’s UAE-wide anti-bullying campaign ‘CN Buddy Network’ which encourages children aged 5 to 12 years to ......read more
Customers can kick-start the New Year celebrations early with cashback of up to AED 10,000 and low monthly instalments starting from AED 1,018 per month
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 11, 2019: Everyone’s favourite time of the year just got better as Al-Futtaim Toyota kick-starts the New Year celebrations early with the launch of its ‘Celebrate 2020 Now’ campaign.
All through November, Al-Futtaim Toyota is inviting customers to treat themselves to exciting deals on purchase of any 2020 Toyota model and receive a Toyota Rewards Card worth up to AED 10,000. The card can be redeemed across Toyota Service Centers, a diverse portfolio of Al-Futtaim brands and other retail outlets outside the group network in the UAE.
What’s more, Al-Futtaim Toyota is also offering low-monthly ......read more
Sharjah,11 November 2019: The 10th edition of the Sharjah Stamp Exhibition, organized by the Emirates Philatelic Association (EPA), is set to kick off on November 19 and will run until November 23.
The largest cultural event of its kind across the region is bringing together enthusiasts and collectors of rare stamps from the UAE and other countries of the world.
“Our preparations for hosting this unique event have been wrapped up, through which, we aim to shed more light on the cultural legacy and long postal history of the UAE by displaying unique collections of stamps and currencies, in addition to providing a platform for philatelists, stamp collectors, and hobbyists to extend their collections,” said Mega Mall Sharjah.
Philatelists and Hobbyists under One Roof
“Our aim is to bring together ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 11, 2019: A slew of exciting developments are transforming the oil and gas (O&G) industry globally. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are driving a digital revolution. Organizations within the industry are focusing on extensive capital investment.
The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) which opens today brings together the very companies, decision and policy makers that shape the future of oil and gas supply across 4 days of focused business, dialogue and knowledge transfer that addresses today’s energy challenges and define tomorrow’s energy landscape.
We would like to share with you the below statement from Nizar Jichi, Partner, Head of Energy and Natural Resources, KPMG Lower Gulf, who will be exhibiting ......read more
The new Chronoswiss Regulator Classic – All-rounder in two sizes
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 11, 2019: After its facelift, the tried-and-tested Regulator Classic now re-emerges with a sporty-elegant overall appearance. The relaunch is in this case not limited to the dial, but includes the entire watch. In the future, the all-rounder will be available in two different sizes: in addition to the 41mm diameter (a Chronoswiss standard), the Regulator Classic is also available in a 37mm case.
The timepiece has been consistently revised in many other ways, especially the shortened horns providing a contemporary touch. To enable its full use day and night, the watch comes as standard with a redesigned bracelet made of sturdy stainless steel attached directly to the case.
The steel bracelet and the ......read more
• Group revenue grew year-on-year for the ninth consecutive quarter, reaching US$13.5 billion
• Pre-tax Income (PTI) grew 45% year-on-year to US$310 million
• Net income up 20% year-on-year to US$202 million
• Lenovo continues to be the world’s #1 player in the global PC market with record shipments of 17.3 million units, including double-digit premium segments growth
• Software and services revenue* up 35% year-on-year to US$883 million
DUBAI, November 11, 2019: Lenovo Group (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) has announced Group revenue in the second quarter reached US$13.5 billion, the ninth consecutive, year-on-year quarter of growth. Pre-tax income grew 45% compared to the same quarter a year earlier, to US$310 million. Net income also increased 20% ......read more
For just AED 49, UAE residents can enjoy a full day at Motiongate Dubai and experience exhilarating rides, shows and much more!
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 11, 2019: MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, the region’s largest indoor movies-inspired theme park, featuring immersive rides and attractions, marks the ‘Year of Tolerance’ with an irresistible offer that allows full access to the park for an unbeatable price of AED 49 from November 14th to 16th.
This offer is in line with the UAE Government’s ‘Year of Tolerance’ initiative which celebrates the spirit of acceptance, coexistence and oneness. UAE residents can expect a truly spectacular celebration at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai with thrilling rides, exciting shows, and many other movie-themed ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 11 November 2019: Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, met with a delegation from The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), and discussed the latest developments in the district cooling sector, and ways to strengthen the mutual cooperation.
The delegation was led by Daryl K. Boyce, President of ASHRAE Society and included Tim Wentz, Presidential Member and Former President of ASHRAE Society, Farooq Mahboob, Vice President of ASHRAE, Dr. Ahmed Alaa, RAL Director & Regional Chair of ASHRAE, and Hassan Younes, member of ASHRAE and President of Falcon Chapter.
Boyce thanked Bin Shafar for his remarkable efforts in the field of district cooling, ......read more
Blume Dolls Meet & Greet: Coming to a toy store near you this November and December
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 11, 2019: Blume Dolls are one of the hottest toys of 2019 and are on the top of Christmas must have toy lists across the world for girls aged 3 to 8 years. With 22 to collect, each doll has their own individual personality and springs into life when a little sprinkle of water is added to their colourful plant pot home.
With a limited number of the four Super Rare Blume Dolls available in the Middle East, the hunt is very much on and as a treat for our little friends we invite you to uncover a world that’s magical and join us at a meet and greet with Super Rare Blume Doll Gemma.
The “Moments ......read more
** NINE Body Balm - a unique skincare savior blended with only nine 100% certified organic ingredients **
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 11, 2019: Just as we nourish our bodies with organic food, your skin is also just as important and should be cared for in the best way possible. Many non-organic brands available today are packed full of chemicals from parabens to petroleum waxes which can have a hugely detrimental effect on our bodies. What goes onto your skin, eventually goes into your body. If you slather chemical-filled products onto your skin, over time your body absorbs these toxins.
It was this that led Founder of The Simplicity Line, Karissa Stelma to develop her own range of toxin-free skincare that is 100% natural and organic. The first product in the range, which is set to ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 11, 2019: One can never go wrong with denim in shades of black and grey.
Efficiently paired with everything from t-shirts to shirts dial up your collection with GUESS’ eclectic denim range.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 10, 2019: 2XL Furniture & Home Décor was declared the winner of the ‘Décor Retailer of the Year’ trophy at the Design Middle East Awards 2019. The sought-after award was presented in collaboration with du at a gala ceremony held at Sofitel The Palm Dubai recently and was aimed at celebrating excellence and outstanding creativity in design from across the region.
Upon receiving the coveted prize Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing, 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “We are delighted to be recognised by Design Middle East and truly grateful to them. This outstanding achievement is testament to each one of our team member’s unique contribution to our success.”
Amit further added, “At 2XL Furniture & Home Decor ......read more
Agreement seeks to promote off-road safety & sand dune adventures in the UAE
Exclusive training course to be offered to new Western Motors Jeep Wrangler
Abu Dhabi, 10 November 2019: Western Motors, Jeep authorized distributor in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and member of ALFAHIM Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Emirates Driving Company (EDC) to jointly promote safe off-road driving, encourage Jeepers to take their vehicles out into the UAE’s adventurous sand dunes and utilize their 4x4’s to their full potential.
The partnership aligns with both entities’ endeavors to encourage vehicle and passenger safety. Present at the signing were Mr. Khaled Al Mansouri, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of EDC, and Mr. Monzer Al Rifai, General Manager of Western Motors. Targeting the beginning of ......read more
10 November 2019 - In a business and economic climate where embracing change is necessary to survive, having suffered from many years of poor productivity versus other industries, it is widely accepted that the construction sector has been slow to respond and adapt. McKinsey’s latest report – Imagining Construction’s Digital Future – supports the notion that construction’s lack of progress in adoption of digital technology and information sharing has meant owners and contractors have been exposed to increased risk, principally as a result of working from different versions of the ‘same’ information.
As part of their efforts to maintain a competitive edge, and in response to demands from their clients, many consulting firms are making technological improvement a top priority. With more than ......read more
Shortlisted from more than 70 government initiatives
Dubai, November 10 2019: Dubai The Model Centre, an entity under the General Secretariat of The Executive Council, announced that nine government initiatives have qualified for the final stage, competing for the honor of waving this year’s ‘Flag’ of the Hamdan bin Mohammed Programme for Smart Government. The final nine initiatives were chosen from more than 70 initiatives that were implemented by various Government entities.
The nine shortlisted initiatives were submitted by eight government entities in Dubai:
E-Crime initiative by Dubai Police
Nol Plus initiative by Roads and Transport Authority
Tech Taxi initiative by Roads and Transport Authority
Visual Communication initiative by Dubai Courts
Smart Response (Water) initiative by ......read more
Event falls in line with aim of National Happiness Agenda to make UAE the happiest country in world
UAE, 10 November 2019 – The Dubai Government Workshop (DGW), in collaboration with the Grand Hyatt Group and other private sector institutions, has organized a ‘Happiness Carnival,’ which features interactive shows, fun activities, and lucky draws that have been designed to promote positivity and happiness across all of its employees.
H.E. Fahad Ahmed Al Raeesi, Deputy CEO, DGW, shared that the ‘Happiness Carnival’ demonstrates DGW’s commitment to country’s National Happiness Agenda, which aims to build a happy local society. The move also reaffirms DGW’s commitment in creating a positive work environment that can help bolster productivity and contribute to the happiness of its ......read more
1 in every 100,000 people can suffer from a rare tumor called Acoustic Neurinoma
UAE, 10th November, 2019: 63-year-old Pakistani National, Mr. Abdul Hameed Baloch had lost hope as he suffered from a right sided hearing loss and an inability to walk due to an imbalance which caused him to sway to the ride side. He was referred to Dr. Sharath Kumar Maila, an Indian, Specialist Neurosurgeon at Medeor Hospital Dubai well renowned for his expertise and experience at operating brain and spine tumors.
His diagnosis revealed the patient had a tumor called Acoustic Neurinoma of about 3.5 to 4 cm’s size. Though the tumor was benign, it was large and caused pressure on vital brain structures called ‘Brain stem’ and also very important ‘Cranial nerves’ in the brain. He advised the patient ......read more
Top Superyacht Marinas Developers, Superyacht Builders, Experts and Enthusiasts Will Gather in Dubai to Discuss the Impact of Superyacht Marina Developments in Lifestyle and Tourism, And The Emerging Trends in The GCC and Worldwide
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 November 2019: The third edition of The International Superyacht Summit has been confirmed to take place on March 11 and 12, 2020 in Dubai, UAE.
Under the patronage of DP World subsidiary P&O Marinas and initiated and co-organised by Fabulous Yachts, the next edition of The International Superyacht Summit will discuss local and international issues related to superyachting, including the development of the UAE and region as a superyacht friendly destination.
The summit will highlight new themes such as how superyacht marina developments ......read more
Metito received the ‘Progressive Disruptive Policy in Water Reuse’ award at this year’s International Desalination Award World Congress 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 10, 2019: The International Desalination Association (IDA) World Congress 2019, which recently took place during the celebration of Green Week, has recognised a number of outstanding global experts and companies in the desalination and water reuse industry.
Metito, the global provider of smart water management solutions, was honoured with ‘Progressive Disruptive Policy in Water Reuse’ for its relentless development and continuous contribution to water policies in the region. The award was given to the company that has been actively moving the needle in the public sector ......read more
Retail Pioneer’s Online trading platform accounted for 5,760 transactions worth AED 204 Million in 5 months
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 10, 2019: Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE revealed that the total transactions through its electronic ’Share Trading’ platform accounted for AED 204,302 Million since the platform’s launch 5 months ago on May 22nd till the beginning of November 2019.
Commenting on this achievement, the Chairman of Union Coop ‘H.E. Majid Hamad Rahma Al Shamsi’ said: “Since the launch of the Electronic Share Trading platform, it has offered total freedom to Shareholders to electronically trading their shares in a smooth, efficient and secure environment.”
Al Shamsi reveals: “The number of shares traded ......read more
Experience unique designs of furniture, fine objects, lightings, ceramics, glassware, tiles, and more at the Italian pavilion
Dubai, UAE – November 10, 2019: The sophisticated restraint and traditional inspirations of the Italian interiors and design industry have captured the imagination of design aficionados across the world for centuries. To highlight the fine aspects of Italian interior design, Italian Trade Agency (ITA) and CNA and Confartigianato (Italian Associations of Artisans and Small-Medium Enterprises) will showcase inspirational artifacts of 20 carefully selected Italian companies at ‘Italian Interiors: The Art of Italian Design’ exhibition at Downtown Design, the region’s leading design trade show, from 12-15 November 2019.
Downtown Design is ......read more
Hosted by Emirati photographer Obaid Al Budoor who shares with us his personal hospitality journey in the Holy City
The 4-part series is airing now on National Geographic Abu Dhabi’s YouTube Channel
November 10 2019: National Geographic Abu Dhabi announced today the release of a new short format series in partnership with Accor, providing viewers a behind-the-scenes insight on the sprawling growth of the hotel infrastructure sector in the Holy City of Makkah, Saudi Arabia to meet the needs of the ever-growing number of pilgrims throughout the year.
Hosted by Emirati National Geographic photographer Obaid Al Budoor, the 4-part mini-series showcases the vast infrastructure developments in Makkah over the past decade, highlighting the city’s efforts to accommodate Muslim pilgrims ......read more
• 2019: Adjusted EBITDA to remain at least stable
• Free cash flow outlook for full year confirmed and specified: around €700 million
• Q3: Sales and operating earnings below year-ago period
• Stricter cost discipline supports earnings
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 10, 2019: Essen, Germany. Evonik is sticking to its full-year earnings outlook despite an ongoing weakness in the global economy.
The company expects adjusted EBITDA to remain at least stable compared with last year. Sales are now expected to be slightly lower than the previous year because of lower demand. Evonik had expected sales to remain stable. In 2018 Evonik generated - excluding the divested Methacrylates business - sales of
€13.3 billion and adjusted EBITDA of ......read more
Four-part ‘a Look Into Accor’ Programme, Hosted by Emirati Photographer Obaid Al Budoor, Goes Behind the Scenes at Raffles, Fairmont and Swissôtel Properties in the Holy City
November 10, 2019: Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group, has partnered with free-to-air Arabic documentary channel, National Geographic Abu Dhabi, to produce a four-part series showcasing its world-class pilgrim hospitality services at its Raffles, Fairmont and Swissôtel properties in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
Airing now, ‘A look into Accor’ follows the personal hospitality journey of host, Emirati photographer Obaid Al Budoor, glancing behind the scenes at Raffles Makkah Palace; Makkah Clock Royal Tower, A Fairmont Hotel; Swissôtel Al Maqam; and Swissôtel Makkah, to discover how their expert ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 10, 2019: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for September 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) climbed 3.8% compared to the same month last year, broadly unchanged from August’s performance. Capacity (available seat kilometers or ASKs) increased by 3.3%, and load factor climbed 0.4% percentage point to 81.9%, which was a record for any September.
“September marked the eighth consecutive month of below average demand growth. Given the environment of declining world trade activity and tariff wars, rising political and geopolitical tensions and a slowing global economy, it is difficult to see the trend reversing in the near term,” said Alexandre de ......read more
Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem: Government bold initiatives back trade and business sectors
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 10, 2019: Sultan bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman & CEO and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation confirmed that the Dubai government-led policy initiatives and investments improved growth prospects in trading partners, and preparation to host Expo 2020 are providing the bedrock for increased investment in Dubai.
In his opening speech at the 3rd Customs Consultative Council (DCCC) meeting 2019 which Dubai Customs organizes quarterly, bin Sulayem said the allegations of an economic crisis scattered around by some media is baseless.
The DCCC meeting was attended by Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs, Juma Al Ghaith, Executive ......read more
Add a little Nordic flare to your home with these must-have festive pieces
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 November 2019: Now that we have officially plunged into the festive season there is no excuse not to get yourself down to JYSK to shop their beautiful collection for this season.
With a large selection of products and pieces to choose from you can get your hands on everything from a full size Christmas Tree, Nordic style wreaths, ornaments, candles, festive wrapping paper, unique plush toys and much more at great prices.
The collection will be on the shop floor from Sunday November 10th so make sure you are there nice and early to snap up the pieces!
Visit JYSK stores in City Centre Mirdif, BurJuman Mall and Umm Suqeim Street, Al Barsha to shop these must-have ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 10, 2019: 21-year-old French tennis star Ugo Humbert is the latest player to join the Rado YoungStar programme. He joins current YoungStar and WTA world number one Ashleigh Barty.
We launched the YoungStar programme in 2015 as part of our comprehensive tennis activities, which include acting as Official Timekeeper for a raft of international tournaments. Designed to support up-and-coming players, Rado YoungStars has the objective of creating an international team of talented, ambitious players with the potential to become the next generation of tennis stars.
Ranked 65th in the world, Ugo achieved a career high ranking of 46 in July 2019 and is in contention to appear in the ATP Next Gen Finals in December this year. It would be a fitting end to a whirlwind year ......read more