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Gitex Shopper 2019 Opens Today With the Latest Technologies, Hottest Deals and Irresistible Offers

TAKE IT HOME!  The show introduces Shopper Smart Hub, VR experiences in revamped Shopper Games, and Kidzania for a heightened shopper experience Dubai, UAE – Monday 23rd September, 2019:  GITEX Shopper 2019, the region’s favourite and longest-running consumer electronic bonanza, officially opens at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) today (Tuesday 24th September). A range of new products, activities and features await more than 100,000 gadget-seekers and consumer technology visitors over five days at DWTC. Running in Sheikh Saeed Halls 1-3 until Saturday 28 September, GITEX Shopper 2019 returns with the region’s best electronics deals and promotions, daily prizes, giveaways and interactive experiences to keep electronic fans of all ages entertained.  “The appeal of bumper deals, ......read more

Al Ain Book Fair Launches its 11th Edition

Event held under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Tahnoun bin Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan Prominent Emirati and resident authors, artists and intellectuals to take part in a varied cultural programme, organised by Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi Al Ain Book Fair set to run from September 24 to October 3 Al Ain, UAE – September 23, 2019:  Under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Tahnoun bin Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, the Ruler's Representative in Al Ain, the 11th edition of Al Ain Book Fair (AABF) will launch on Tuesday 24 September, and will run until October 3 2019.  Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), this year’s edition will present a wide range of interactive and entertainment activities and will also include a series of youth workshops and ......read more

H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum Chairs MBRU's Fourth Board of Trustees Meeting

• H.H. Sheikh Ahmed lauds the efforts of MBRU in furthering medical education and research • Board of Trustees welcomes new member - Professor Ian Greer • MBRU presents its 3-year impact report to Trustee members   Dubai, September 23, 2019:  His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chancellor of the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) and Chairperson of its Board of Trustees, chaired the fourth meeting of the Board and reviewed its three-year impact report, hailing the University’s efforts in advancing health through furthering medical education and research. This was the first meeting of the newly reconstituted Board of Trustees following the issue of Decree no. 23 of 2019 by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime ......read more

Artificial Intelligence and Innovation in healthcare takes centerstage at 8th SEHA International Nursing Midwifery and Allied Health Conference in Abu Dhabi

• Three-day conference to adopt models for standardized coordinated and integrated health care approach  • Focused on improving health outcomes through artificial intelligence, innovative work environment and staff well-being, event aims to transform healthcare set-up and well-being of patients and healthcare providers      Abu Dhabi, September 23 Sep 2019:  The Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the largest healthcare network in the UAE, has announced the 8th edition of the SEHA International Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Conference (SINMAC). Running from September 24th – 26th at the Jumeirah Etihad Towers Hotel, the three-day conference is set to host over 1,000 healthcare professionals and will demonstrate the use of artificial intelligence and other innovative ......read more

H.E. Eng. Hessa Al Malek awarded Integration of Women in the Maritime Sector Award at Seatrade Maritime Awards

September 23, 2019:  In a glittering awards ceremony awarding the best of the regional maritime industry, H.E Eng. Hessa Al Malek, Marine Transport – Executive Director, Federal Transport Authority - Land & Maritime, was given the Integration of Women in the Maritime Sector Award while Capt. Rado Antolovic Phd, CEO & Managing Director, DP World - Maritime Services Division was awarded Personality of the Year 2019.   Also taking the spotlight at the 16th Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa were; Investment in People Award –awarded to Bahri; Deal of the Year – awarded to HFW in support of Abu Dhabi Ports & Cosco Ports; Newcomer of the Year 2019 – Al-Iraqia Shipping Services and Oil Trading (AISSOT); Business Enabler of the Year 2019 – Dubai ......read more

DHL Express announces annual price adjustments for 2020 in United Arab Emirates

Average rate increase of 4.9%, effective January 1, 2020 Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 23, 2019:   DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, announced a price increase today that will take effect on January 1, 2020. The average shipment price will be 4.9% compared to 2019. “It is our goal at DHL Express to support our customers in reaching their business goals by tailoring our services to the needs of their business. As a prerequisite, we have been investing heavily in our international network,” Geoff Walsh, Country Manager UAE “The annual price adjustment allows us to invest in our infrastructure, enabling us to utilize innovative technologies and individual delivery processes to ensure best-in-class customer solutions. Rising item volumes in the ......read more

Monochrome Edit with Sandro

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 23, 2019:   Monochrome is by far the chicest and easiest colour combination to pull off and championing this trend this season is Sandro. From classic polo necks to striped sweaters, leather jackets to pristine white beanies – there is something to suit every man this Fall. 

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Swissotel Al Ghurair Unveils New Kids Activities at the Ever Popular Play House Brunch

• New Entertainment activities includes Magic Shows, Bubble Shows, Juggler, Puppet Show, Face Painting, Clowns and Dancers • Children can enjoy an afternoon of food, fun and games while mum and dad relax with friends at this family friendly Friday brunch  • Kids under 5 years eat free   23 September 2019, Dubai:  Swissotel Al Ghurair is setting new standards for affordable family entertainment in town. Friday is fun-day at the at the hotel, with treats, sweets, games, exciting cooking classes and much more for the little ones to enjoy at the new party-themed Play House kids’ brunch.   Held from 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm at the hotel’s Liwan restaurant, the Play House kid’s brunch is a fun-packed afternoon celebration the whole family can enjoy. Children are the stars of the ......read more

IKEA's Tips on Making ‘Shared Spaces' a Success

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 23, 2019:   As a parent, your worst nightmare is when your children grow up and expect their own space. With houses getting smaller and smarter, you find the need for your children to cohabitate and you want this shared space to work for them because you believe it will be a great experience. The question is ‘how can you make a big impact with a small investment? And what can you do to transform small space to a functional smart space? IKEA loves new ideas and wants to help you ‘start fresh'. The Swedish home furnishing giant has put together some easy tips that can make sharing space work better not just for your children, but for the whole family. Create the right space for sleep, study and friends: Children need an organised space for studying, homework ......read more

Al Huzaifa Furniture stages an extraordinary show for fashion designer Walid Atallah

September 23, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Recently, fashion trends have become closely aligned with the world of interior design, as we see many major collaborations between established furniture brands and prominent fashion designers.  Wednesday, September 18, 2019 marked the beginning of one such collaboration between luxury furniture brand Al Huzaifa and world renowned fashion designer Walid Atallah.  An exclusive private fashion show was hosted at the Al Huzaifa showroom in Al Wasl in the presence of VIP personalities and fashion lovers who were impressed by the artistic designs and creative flow of the event overall.  Expanding beyond fashion, the attendees had the chance to tour out the new showroom of Al Huzaifa, which is known amongst the best furniture brands in the world, marked by the esteemed quality and ......read more

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Centre for Islamic Culture organises Umrah trips for new Muslims

In order to strengthen the spirit of Islamic brotherhood  Dubai, 23 September 2019:  As part of its ongoing efforts to support new Muslims in Dubai, and in line with the objectives of Article 9 of the 50-Year-Charter launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Centre for Islamic Culture of the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai (IACAD), announced Umrah trips for new Muslim couples from September 13 to 19. The move is part of IACAD’s call for the support and development of philanthropy in the emirate. The centre confirmed that 22 new Muslim couples from various nationalities, along with IACAD’s employees who won awards of excellence, were part of the initiative. The centre will send six ......read more

Etoile “La Boutique'' Presents Nil&Mon Pre Fall 2019 Collection

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 23, 2019:   Leading multi-brand store Etoile “La boutique”, is renowned for having the most refined and curated edits from the world's finest luxury and contemporary brands. Now showcasing the hip tees, sweater and hoodies form Nil&Mon Pre Fall/Winter 2019 collection, Etoile “La boutique” continues to prove itself as one of the most trendy and prestigious boutiques of the region, adding a fresh and modern touch to its varied and wide collections available in store. The German brand, Nil&Mon, in addition to being quirky and fun-driven, highlights the expert level of craftmanship as the unique, hand-made pieces are sourced from the finest Italian fabrics. This has helped the brand become a cult favorite, especially with celebrities such as ......read more

Ahmad Bin Shafar highlights the importance of District Cooling at ‘Energy Action Forum' as a solution to increase energy efficiency

Dubai, UAE, 23 September 2019:   Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, participated in the panel discussion entitled ‘The Current State of SDG 7: Energy Efficiency’, along with Minister of Mines and Energy, Government of Colombia, Minister of the Environment, Government of Italy and Director General, European Partnership for Energy and the Environment, as part of the ‘Energy Action Forum’ “Accelerating Energy Transition 2020 and Beyond”. This took place in the United Nations’ Climate Action Summit 2019, which is being taking place at the UN headquarters.  The forum aims to unite the efforts of global leaders through their governments, along with the private sector and civil ......read more

Vatika Naturals introduces World's first Hair Oil Innovation to the UAE

With this machine, women will be able to choose the right ingredients for their hair and blend them for the perfect product for a more shine and healthier hair. Dubai, UAE, 23 September, 2019:  Dabur Vatika, the region's premier natural hair care brand, is the first in the world to launch the hair blending machine to meet the needs of Arab women who are known for their hair care and selection of the best natural materials for an attractive and glamorous look. The innovative machine, OTM - Oil Teller Machine, can blend four different types of oils such as aloe, argan, almond and black seeds to produce a unique blend of natural oils. Dabur Vatika's OTM was tested at Choithrams and Etihad Co-operative stores in Dubai, where many women were able to synthesize their own blend of oils. Commenting on the first-ever ......read more

Create Your Moment' with Titan Watches

A collection of timeless pieces for everyone Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 September 2019:  ‘Create Your Moment’ by Titan Watches, was launched in the Middle East region on September 12, 2019. The campaign aims to encourage people to push their boundaries and to cherish those moments when they find the courage and determination to do so. Aligned with the brand’s people centric approach, the campaign video was born as part of a unique crowdsourcing initiative that saw participation from over 100 talented creative thinkers from the Middle East.  Titan invites everyone to #createyourmoment with a range of collections to suit all personalities.   CLASSIQUE COLLECTION  The Titan Classique collection is designed for the metropolitan man who embraces sophisticated style in a ......read more

Dubai Soars to Number Eight Amongst Global Financial Powerhouses

Maktoum bin Mohammed: Dubai’s steady ascent in rankings driven by DIFC’s remarkable success in building an ecosystem that fosters financial industry growth • Dubai recognised as a top ten financial centre in Global Financial Centres Index for its role in contributing to the development of the regional economy and identifying new pathways to boost the financial technology sector • Latest testament to the Centre’s dynamic and robust ecosystem which continues to disrupt the financial innovation sector and deliver exponential growth     Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 23, 2019:   Dubai has risen up the ranks of the Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI)  to number eight position, representing its highest ever ranking.   The city is the only ......read more

Global thought leaders gather at AVSEC 2019

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 23, 2019:   More than 650 delegates, from over 50 countries, and 30 speakers headlined another thought-provoking and action-packed edition of the aviation security conference – AVSEC Global 2019. The symposium was officially opened earlier today by HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saaed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive Emirates Airline & Group. The event was attended by dignitaries and VVIPs, including H.E. Engineer Sheikh Salem bin Sultan bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Department of Civil Aviation, Ras Al Khaimah and H.E Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security in Dubai. Senior leaders from the Emirates Group, including Adel Al Redha, Emirates' Chief Operating Officer, attended the event to highlight the importance of ......read more

RAK ICC strengthens Ras Al Khaimah's status as global business hub

Appointment of three global leaders underscores RAK International Corporate Centre’s serious intentions to win the global flight to quality Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 23, 2019:   His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of RAK International Corporate Centre (RAK ICC), has re-affirmed the RAK ICC’s commitment to achieve global recognition as a premium jurisdiction for company formation services and comply with global regulatory requirements and relevant international standards. H.H. Ahmed’s statements came as RAK ICC recently announced the appointment of new global experts to join its board of directors to underscore RAK ICC’s serious intentions to win the global flight to quality. RAK ICC has recently unveiled three new board members, tasked with spearheading the ......read more

Middle East Energy Poised to Power Global Sector

New identity for long-running Middle East Electricity platform is a ‘strategic move for industry that goes well beyond electricity’ – Informa  Middle East Energy 2020 to tap into a digital future as pioneering exhibition and knowledge exchange event stays at the forefront of rapidly evolving power industry Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 23, 2019:    After 44 highly-successful editions, Middle East Electricity will evolve into Middle East Energy in 2020 - an energetic transformation which aims to keep the region’s leading power industry event at the forefront of a rapidly-evolving sector.  As demand for digitised and renewable energy solutions increase across the globe, the future-focused Middle East Energy platform will debut at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from ......read more

DANS relocates to Al Qouz, offers 1-month free dance classes

Come enjoy the dancing spirit with the DANS community with practices in different dance genres. Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 23, 2019:   DANS, a leading multi-purpose dance school in Dubai, announced that it has relocated its studio premises to Al Quoz aimed at enhancing convenience for the growing community of dancers in the city. The centre teaches established dance forms and dance for fitness purposes to students of all nationalities and ages.  The centre is now located on Mezzanine Floor, Just Play Building, 15A Street, Behind Time Square, Al Qouz. As part of this relocation, the DANS school offers a 1-month free workshops in a variety of genres including Bollywood Freestyle, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Zumba, Bollywood Fitness, and Power Bhangra Fitness for the dance enthusiasts. The month-long ......read more

Introducing The Simplicity Line

** Hello, NINE, your Stretch Mark Savior! NINE is a unique balm blended with only nine 100% certified organic ingredients to nourish and support a mother’s growing tummy throughout pregnancy and beyond **   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 23, 2019:   Whether you are planning a family, are pregnant, or a new mum, taking care of yourself and your body is a priority that will pay dividends later. Nourishing and healing your body from the outside in is one way to help achieve this. The natural skincare brand, The Simplicity Line, are here to offer just that with the launch of their beautiful organic NINE Stretch Mark Savior that is set to become a true cult skincare savior for women across the globe. The 100% organic body balm is named after the number of its ingredients. Free from toxins of any ......read more

Qalandars in Quest for Glory as Latest Team to Join Abu Dhabi T10

Pakistan Superstar Shahid Afridi to sign on as Qalandar's Icon Player Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 23, 2019:   Team Qalandars is returning to the UAE capital this November, as the latest franchise to join the revamped Abu Dhabi T10. The addition of the popular team, representing Pakistan's strong cricketing tradition, underscores the diversity of the Abu Dhabi T10, and will resonate with the residents of Pakistan living in the UAE. The Abu Dhabi T10, commencing on 14 November with a star-studded opening ceremony performance by a headline Bollywood entertainer, will see 29 fast-paced matches take place over 10 days ahead of the grand finale on 24 November 2019.  Announcing the arrival of the new team, His Excellency Aref Al Awani, General Secretary of Abu Dhabi Sports Council said: ......read more

Abu Dhabi Health Services (SEHA) to expand and integrate kidney care

Abu Dhabi, September 22, 2019:   Abu Dhabi Health Services (SEHA) has today unveiled plans for a world-class kidney care service at SEHA Kidney Care (SKC), previously known as SEHA Dialysis Services (SDS) centers – from preventing kidney disease through peritoneal and hemodialysis, to kidney transplantation. This integrated and comprehensive service expands the center’s current offering as part of a long-term strategy to enhance kidney healthcare provision. This move builds on over a decade of delivering cutting edge dialysis services in Abu Dhabi and takes advantage of a deep level of collective knowledge and expertise. Building on SEHA’s heritage and first-class track record for specialist care, SKC will also invest in research and training to further enhance skills and deliver new services to the ......read more

Dubai Customs delegation visits MBR Space Center

Dubai – 22 September 2019:  A delegation from Dubai Customs paid a field visit to The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center (MDRSC) where they were introduced to the space center’s various services, projects and achievements, and discussed how Dubai Customs can benefit from these services.  Dubai Customs presented the MBRSC with a painting depicting KhalifaSat as the UAE is set to send off its first Emirati astronaut for a historic mission aboard the International Space Station this September 25th.   Walid Eissa bin Darwish, Senior Manager of Al Maktoum Airport Customs Centers, headed the delegation alongside a team of DC officers. They learned about the MBRSC’s projects, including the Emirates Mars Mission “Hope Probe”, the UAE Astronaut Program, the Integrated Satellites Building ......read more

Checkmate

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 22, 2019:     Keep your new season look in check with Marks & Spencer’s latest patterned pieces.  From bold tartan separates to trendy checked co-ords, there’s something  to suit every style this autumn.   

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Soyuz FG rocket boasts with UAE flag and Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center logo in preparation for September 25 mission

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 22, 2019:   The Soyuz FG, carrying the Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft, in which Hazzaa AlMansoori, the first Emirati astronaut, will launch to the International Space Station, is emblazoned with the logo of the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center and the UAE flag along with the flags of Russia and America in preparation for the historic mission. The Soyuz rocket was first launched in 1966, and the launch system was developed by Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation, Energia, and built by the Research and Production Development Center of Progress Rocket Space Centre in Samara, Russia. The photo of the Soyuz FG rocket was taken from the  Baikonur Cosmodrome facilities in Kazakhstan, where the three stages of the rocket are being assembled ahead of the launch.  

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KhalifaSat congratulated people of KSA with a capture of the skyscraper, Kingdom Centre, image from space

September 22, 2019:   KhalifaSat, an earth observation satellite, congratulated people of KSA with a capture of the skyscraper, Kingdom Centre, image from space.  The image is 70 cm in resolution and taken from 6 degrees roll tilt angle.   KhalifaSat was fully developed at MBRSC facilities by Emirati engineers and was launched to space in October 2018. It has 5 patents and seven space innovations making it the most advanced satellite of its category in the world. KhalifaSat provides images with specifications that meet the highest international standards in space images. These high-resolution detailed images help organisations in government and private sectors get accurate data which allow them to monitor environmental changes, detect the effects of global warming, ensure responsible urban planning and ......read more

GUESS Unveils its Fall 19 Menswear Collection

September 22, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: GUESS has launched its must-have men’s collection for Fall 19. Whether men are looking for casual daytime wear or pieces that will see them though from day to evening – GUESS will ensure they look effortlessly stylish, while still remaining comfortable. From signature T-shirts to on trend denim, shirts to the timeless blazer – the new collection is perfect for those looking for versatility.   This season, the iconic GUESS logo is seen across classic t-shirts, tailoring is showcased in the form of a blazer and shirts are adorned in prints – think stripes to camouflage. Offering the ultimate wardrobe stables in classic colours – GUESS makes Fall dressing so easy.   The T-Shirt The T-shirt has been a wardrobe mainstay for everyone and it's no ......read more

Zayed Water Donates 100% of its Profits to Emirates Red Crescent to Fund 12 Water Wells in 7 Countries

September 22, 2019 – Dubai, UAE Zayed Water, United Arab Emirates’ socially responsible, ethical water brand, inspired by the life of the late His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, has donated 100% of its profits to Emirates Red Crescent, to fund 12 water wells in 7 countries: Sierra Leone, Niger, Togo, India, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. The donation was made at an event held at the Emirates Red Crescent office in Dubai, attended by representatives from the Sierra Leone embassy in the UAE, Al Ihsan Charity Association, the Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities, and corporate collaborators like Agility, Posta Plus and National Beverages.  “The donation made today is the very first that we have made to Emirates Red Crescent, since sales of Zayed Water was launched five ......read more

Yon Moreno and Jessica Towl top the honours at 10th Ice Warrior Challenge

More than 400 participants representing 28 different countries take part September 22, 2019 - DUBAI, UAE –More than 400 participants representing 28 different countries, including 170-plus Emiratis, took part in the 10th edition of the Ice Warrior Challenge organised by Ski Dubai at the weekend. Organised under the aegis of Dubai Sports Council, Ice Warrior X saw nearly 100 ladies take part in the four different categories of competition with the British trio of Jessica Towl (20:21), Kim James (28:14) and Jane Ebinger (28:19) taking the top honours in the Elite–Advanced Fitness, Extremely Fit and Just for Fun categories respectively. Nina Borisenok (33:57) of Russia topped the charts in the women’s Corporates Only section. In the men’s section, Yon Moreno of Colombia was fastest overall with a time of ......read more

Ladies Special at Bebemos every Tuesday Night this October

September 22, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Bebemos Bar de Tapas at Le Méridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre is bringing a special treat just for the ladies every Tuesday, 8 pm onwards! Taking references from Barcelona’s culture that is renowned for its culinary vibrancy and relaxed way of life, ‘Barceloneta Beach’ welcomes ladies to an evening of exceptional fun and revelry. Step into Bebemos' vibrant dining ambience with your girlfriends and sway to groovy Latin House beats whilst enjoying three complimentary Spanish grapes with Tapas every Tuesday.

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American University in Dubai ranked as the UAE's top institution for employability and the world's top institution for its diverse faculty

AUD ranked as the #1 university in the UAE for employability by QS World University Rankings and Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings AUD is the world’s top university for its diverse faculty by QS World University Rankings    22 September 2019, Dubai, UAE: The American University in Dubai (AUD) has been ranked as the #1 and best university in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for employability in the QS Graduate World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings, highlighting the success of the university’s efforts to bridge the gap between academic study and employment.    AUD has also been ranked as the #1 university in terms of international faculty and the #3 university in terms of international students, where it continues to ......read more

Bentley celebrates Bentayga sales success in the Middle East as the World's Fastest SUV arrives in the region

Over 2,000 Bentayga models sold in the Middle East since launch Bentayga reclaims ‘world’s fastest SUV’ title with new Bentayga Speed Three variants – W12, V8 and Speed – complete Bentayga range   (Middle East, 22 September 2019) Bentley Motors reveals the success of the world’s most luxurious and powerful SUV as sales in the Middle East exceed 2,000 units since its arrival in the region in 2016.   Now available in three variants – Bentayga W12, Bentayga V8 and Bentayga Speed – Bentley’s luxurious sector-defining Bentayga range offers a truly unforgettable Bentley driving experience and showcases innovative technology and features.   Designed, engineered and handcrafted in Crewe, the Bentayga’s styling is pure Bentley. Sculptural with an ......read more

WCU: Oil market rattled by Aramco attack

September 22, 2019 - Dubai, UAE A dramatic week in crude oil saw the Brent futures contract jump the most on record before deflating on continued growth and demand concerns. Gold traded higher but within the tightest range in two months, despite heightened geo-political risks, the second US rate cut in this cycle and a softer dollar. Low level trade talks between US and China received attention, with the market quietly hoping for a breakthrough when senior-level negotiations continue in earnest next month. The year-long trade war was mentioned by the OECD as its main reason for once again lowering the outlook for global growth in 2019 and 2020. It said that global growth momentum had tumbled toward lows last seen during the financial crisis, with protectionist policies taking an increased toll on confidence and investments. ......read more

LE COQ SPORTIF FW19 Collection

September 22, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Le Coq Sportif presents its Fall Winter 2019 collection – displaying once again the French know how and high-end quality products.  Le Coq Sportif finds its origins in Romilly-sur-Seine, in a French region synonymous with the finest in hosiery craftsmanship. One of these craftsmen, Emile Camuset, combined his dual passion for hosiery and sport to create the tricolour brand. Applying his drive and expertise, he became the leader in sports apparel and the premier choice for all sportsmen. Le Coq Sportif’s sincerity and passion to the craftsman’s exacting values brought the brand to the pinnacle of world sporting excellence. Nowadays, Le Coq Sportif has became one of the world's most prestigious sports and lifestyle brand, thanks to the premium materials and colors used ......read more

Organized by the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme in Dubai 6-8 October

More than 20 Arab Ministers participate in the Third Arab Ministerial Forum on Housing and Urban Development September 22, Dubai, UAE - Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the United Arab Emirates Hosts the Third Arab Forum for Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (AMFHUDIII) in cooperation with the Ministerial Council for Housing and Construction of the Arab League and with the participation and attendance of more than 20 Arab ministers, high-level executives and key stakeholders, from the private and public sector, it will be the largest Arab gathering dedicated to tackle the challenges and shape the future of housing and urban development.   The Ministerial Forum, organized by the Ministry of Infrastructure ......read more

Zayed's Ambition mission logo, and MBRSC logo adorn Baikonur Cosmodrome Museum

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 22, 2019:    The main crew, which includes Hazzaa AlMansoori, Oleg Skripochka, and Jessica Meir, and the back-up crew, composed of Sultan AlNeyadi, Sergey Ryzhikov, and Thomas Marshburn, visited Baikonur Cosmodrome Museum. During their visit, AlMansoori and AlNeyadi handed the mission’s logo ‘Zayed’s Ambition’, the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) logo, and MBRSC’s book ‘Race to Space’, to the curators of the museum. The main crew members then signed on the Soyuz mission logo, which has their names. This took place four days before the launch of the first Emirati astronaut to the International Space Station (ISS), aboard Soyuz MS 15, from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, and as per pre-launch traditions. Prior to that, the ......read more

Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre & Emirates Foundation organise live sessions from ISS'

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 22, 2019:   Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) and Emirates Foundation, an independent philanthropic organization set up by the Abu Dhabi government to facilitate public-private funded initiatives that improve the welfare of youth, announced organizing “Zayed’s Ambition” sessions during which school and university students, as well as the public, will get the chance to attend live video and radio sessions with Hazzaa AlMansoori, the first Emirati astronaut, while onboard the International Space Station (ISS).  HE Yousuf Hamad AlShaibani, Director General of MBRSC, said: “Zayed’s Ambition live sessions with Hazzaa from ISS and the participation of students and the public will definitely encourage youth to take interest in space sciences and ......read more

Tilal Properties showcases Tilal City at Cityscape Global

Providing reduced rates, significant cash discounts, flexible payment plans & fees waivers for end-users, investors & brokers Invites home seekers and investors to avail exclusive offers during the 3-day exhibition in Dubai Sharjah, UAE - 21st September 2019: Tilal Properties, a joint venture between Sharjah Asset Management and Eskan Real Estate Development, has announced its participation in the Cityscape Global 2019 in Dubai on September 25-27 at the Dubai World Trade Centre to showcase its flagship project Tilal City. The mixed-use project with a gross area of about 25 million square feet touted as ‘New Sharjah, the landmark development is Sharjah’s first master-planned community that comprises a range of exclusive 1,447 land plots, combined with parks, education and community facilities. The City ......read more

du and Network International Join Forces to Launch Advanced Payment Solution

Reduced POS setup costs and transaction fees via du’s seamless, efficient, and cashless digital Business POS solution powered by Network’s N-Genius™ platform   Dubai, UAE, 21st September, 2019:  As a one-stop-shop for empowering the UAE’s enterprise sector, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), is enabling small-to-medium businesses to flourish through the launch of an efficient, affordable POS solution. As the UAE transitions to becoming a cashless society by 2020 in line with the Smart Government initiative, merchants are increasingly on the lookout for innovative offerings to digitize their services. With zero upfront payments, free setup, and a state-of-the-art POS machine, du’s Business POS offering – supported by Network International’s ......read more

Azizi Developments sponsors H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Italy Endurance Festival

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 September 2019:  Azizi Developments, one of the leading private developers in the UAE, sponsored the highly-esteemed H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Italy Endurance Festival, part of the Toscana Endurance Lifestyle 2019, held at the San Rossore Racecourse in Pisa, Italy between the 17th and 19th of September 2019. This is the third consecutive year in which Azizi sponsors the prestigious event.  As one of the most prominent equestrian gatherings, the Endurance Festival comprises a series of races, including the 120km FEI Meydan World Championship - Young Riders and Juniors, the 120km H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Italy Endurance Festival sponsored by Azizi and the 120km FEI World Championship Young Horses. The H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Italy Endurance ......read more

Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre & Emirates Foundation organise live sessions from ISS

Dubai, UAE, 21 September 2019:  Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) and Emirates Foundation, an independent philanthropic organization set up by the Abu Dhabi government to facilitate public-private funded initiatives that improve the welfare of youth, announced organizing “Zayed’s Ambition” sessions during which school and university students, as well as the public, will get the chance to attend live video and radio sessions with Hazzaa AlMansoori, the first Emirati astronaut, while onboard the International Space Station (ISS).  HE Yousuf Hamad AlShaibani, Director General of MBRSC, said: “Zayed’s Ambition live sessions with Hazzaa from ISS and the participation of students and the public will definitely encourage youth to take interest in space sciences and contribute to this vital ......read more

All-new 2020 Toyota GR Supra Back to Rule the Sports Car World Once Again

The legend is back to turn heads and set enthusiasts’ hearts racing in the UAE Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 21, 2019:  After a 17-year wait, Al-Futtaim Toyota has launched the new 2020 Toyota GR Supra in the UAE, much to the delight of fans and loyalists across the country.  Toyota’s engineers and designers had to develop an inevitable sequel to the legend, an automotive legacy that started way back in 1978. The team had to follow the best performance of four decades – quite the act to follow. With the all-new fifth-generation model, the legendary name has returned ready to set the roads ablaze with a comeback only fitting of the Toyota Supra story.  Evoking power, beauty and the thrill of driving and heart-pounding performance, the GR Supra embodies world-class sports car ......read more

LACOSTE presents Key West (Sport Inspired) collection'

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 21, 2019:   LACOSTE presents Key West (Sport Inspired) Sportwatch, that echoes the LACOSTE brand’s intrinsic authenticity, performance and elegance. It’s appeal is instant and lasting  This Lacoste Key West Sportwatch is priced at AED 745 and is available across Hour Choice stores in the UAE.

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Marks & Spencer unveils the SS19 Modest Collection'

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 21, 2019:  Marks & Spencer is excited to unveil the new SS19 Modest collection to its customers in the Middle East. This season’s collection is elevated with new silhouettes, shapes and prints on flowing fabrics, higher necklines and lower hems, to ensure she finds the perfect look, every time.  Spring sees gold and honey tones alongside dusky pinks to start the season, with relaxed tailoring pieces taking the forefront across the collection. Contemporary wardrobe essentials such as stylish high neck maxi dresses and wide leg crepe trousers are celebrated with new prices she will love. The easy-to-wear silhouettes have been designed to mix, match and layer to perfectly finish off any look. Enriched with Cool Comfort™ technology to keep her cool and ......read more

Emirates first on-board for biometric boarding

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 21, 2019:   Emirates is once again pushing the boundaries of technology, becoming the first airline outside America to receive approval for biometric boarding from the U.S. Customs Border Protection (CBP). Soon, customers flying from Dubai to any of Emirates' 12 destinations in the U.S. will be able to choose facial recognition technology at the departure gates, reducing the time taken for identity checks to two seconds or less. No pre-registration is required, and customers may also choose not to use the technology. Emirates does not store any biometric records of its customers – all the data is managed securely by CBP.   The technology was piloted at the departure gates of Emirates' flights from Dubai to New York and Los Angeles through the peak periods in ......read more

Etisalat launches ‘Upgrade Anytime' programme for the first time in MENA region

• Join the programme and enjoy the freedom to trade in your phone for free with a new one after 90 days  • Bring your IPhone and get a new one of a different colour, capacity, and model and a new installment scheme without restrictions   Abu Dhabi 21 September 2019:  Etisalat today announced the launch of the region’s first ‘Upgrade Anytime’, an exclusive programme that gives customers what they want – affordability and the freedom to trade in  their iPhone with a new one of different model, screen size, color, capacity, or new installment scheme without any restrictions - upon completion of 90 days of their contract.    Etisalat was the first to launch ‘iPhone for life’ in the UAE in 2016, wherein customers buying a new iPhone on of 18 or 24 ......read more

Dubai Land Department strategic partner of Cityscape Global 2019

DLD supports government directives to highlight Dubai’s position and place it among the leading and most distinguished investment destinations   Dubai, UAE, 21 September 2019:  As part of its efforts to strengthen Dubai’s position, and place it among the leading and most distinguished investment destinations, Dubai Land Department (DLD) entered a strategic partnership with the current edition of Cityscape Global 2019 that will take place 25 – 27 September at the Dubai World Trade Centre under the theme ‘Adapting to Change: Charting a Course in an Era of Transformation.’ During this prestigious global event, DLD is well prepared to receive visitors at its stand H1A10 in hall 1.   HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD, said: “Our strategic partnership with this ......read more

Why women are critical to global green economy movement

Habiba Al Mar’ashi, Co-Founder & Chairperson of Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 21, 2019:    Transitioning to a green economy to achieve sustainable development is a tall order that requires consistent cooperation of every segment of society. As the complex but interconnected issues of social inequality, environmental degradation, and economic instability remain a major threat to progress and quality living, each and everyone has a role to play to fast-track the green economy movement worldwide.   Under this perspective, it is clear that women are a core player in this all-encompassing crusade to build a sustainable future for all. As active contributors to the economy and society as a whole, women are crucial to ensuring the growth of a green ......read more

Bangladeshi pride on display as Bangla Tigers join Abu Dhabi T10

Ownership team promises to add and develop Bangladeshi cricket talent Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 21, 2019:   Abu Dhabi T10, the world’s only ten-over cricket league to be officially sanctioned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and licensed by the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), today welcomed its newest team – Bangla Tigers – who are poised to compete in this year’s event, which opens on 14 November 2019.  The addition of a marquee team representing the strong cricketing tradition of Bangladesh reaffirms the international flavour of the Abu Dhabi T10, and is sure to strike a chord among the 700,000+ Bangladeshi residents who make up the third largest expatriate community in the United Arab Emirates.    Welcoming the new team and its owners, Shaji Ul Mulk, ......read more