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Dubai Health Authority and Dubai Healthcare City Authority Sign MoU to Strengthen Partnership

United Arab Emirates,  September 21, 2020:  MoU aims to strengthen cooperation and partnership between the two entities in various medical fields including insurance, transfer of permits of health professionals, education, medical training and research.    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 September 2020: The Dubai Health Authority(DHA) signed today a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Dubai Healthcare City Authority(DHCA).   The MoU was signed at the DHA headquarters by H.E. Humaid Al Qutami, Director-General of the DHA and H.E. Jamal Abdulsalam, CEO of DHCA in the presence of senior officials from both sides.   The MoU aims to strengthen cooperation and partnership between the two entities in various medical fields including insurance, transfer of permits of health professionals, ......read more

A Team of UAE Residents Found their Breakthrough Moment with An Innovation That Could Revolutionize the Way We Walk into Our Homes'

The “Wellcome Mat” Is Ready to Protect the Homes of UAE Residents, and The World!   United Arab Emirates,  September 21, 2020:  In the last couple of months, life seems to have taken a wild spin towards uncertain terrain for most citizens of the world. With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, normality has been challenged more than ever before, making us put large question marks on things that would have otherwise been unchallenged parts of our daily routines. Our perception of hygiene, germs, and bacteria has since heightened causing people to think twice and thrice about how germs can find their way into their homes. It was this very thought process, that fueled UAE residents Bassam F., his daughter Maya F, and their cofounder Abdul Aziz E. to create the  innovative concept of the Wellcome ......read more

Dubai Sports Council Obtains ISO 9001, ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 Certificates

United Arab Emirates,  September 21, 2020:  Keen to adopt global best practices and develop an integrated management system, Dubai Sports Council have obtained three International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certificates: ISO 9001 for Quality Management System, ISO 45001 for Occupational Safety and Health Management System, and ISO 14001 for Environmental Management System. His Excellency Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council, received the certificates from visiting ISO officials in the presence of Nasser Aman Al Rahma, Assistant Secretary General of DSC, and Dr Mohammad Al Ansari, Director of DSC’s Strategic and Corporate Excellence department, as well as other officials and staff. The International Organization for Standardization granted these certificates to Dubai Sports Council ......read more

Dubai Customs: Dh67b Airborne Gold and Diamonds Trade from 1st March to 30th June

Dubai – 21 September 2020: Dubai non-oil trade continued its growth against the current crisis. Being a hub for gold and diamond trading and making, Dubai made Dh67.1b (601.4) from gold and diamond air-cargo trade between March and the end of June 2020.  Statistics released by Air Customs Center Management at Dubai Customs show that the diamond and gold trade from 1st March to end of June comprised Dh35.6b of imports (428.8 tons), Dh38.5m (877 kilo grams) transferred into the free zone, Dh471.7m (2.1 tons) of re-exports “transit”, Dh29.4b (161.2 tons) of exports, and Dh1.4b (8.3 tons), which entered the free zone.  The Air Customs Center Management also completed 31,590 transactions including 17,169 import, 12,293 export and 89 re-export transactions.  In terms of value, gold and jewelry made ......read more

Aston Martin Wins the 24 Hours of Le Mans and Clinches the Wec Manufacturers' Title

· Aston Martin Racing wins the 88th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans  · Alex Lynn, Maxime Martin and Harry Tincknell take GT race victory · TF Sport records GTE-AM class honours and becomes first official partner team to win Le Mans with Vantage GTE · The double class win is Aston Martin’s best Le Mans result in the modern era · The British manufacturer lifts the World Endurance Championship title   United Arab Emirates,  September 21, 2020:  Aston Martin has won the 88th 24 Hours of Le Mans. The British manufacturer, which was last victorious in the world famous event in 2017, recorded its best ever result at the Circuit de la Sarthe by winning both GT classes and with three crews standing on the podium. The result means that Aston Martin scored enough ......read more

Jumbo Group Extends Support to People of Determination in the UAE Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

• Jumbo Group funds three custom-made buses to help students travel to Dubai’s Rashid centre for People of Determination • “No one should be left behind in the fight against COVID-19” – Arvind Agrawal, CEO, Jumbo Group     Dubai, UAE, 21st Sept 2020:  Understanding the special needs for UAE’s People of Determination to continue with their education & rehabilitation programs in a time when social distancing is the norm due to COVID-19, the Jumbo Group has contributed three custom-made buses to the Rashid Centre for People of Determination as well as providing for additional facilities such as an isolation room at the premises and more equipment for increasing individual physiotherapy sessions for the children.    The biggest need of the hour during a ......read more

Enjoy Optimal Music Capabilities with HONOR 9A

Bring the Party Anywhere with HONOR 9A’S Powerful Audio Features  United Arab Emirates,  September 21, 2020:  With the smartphone revolution, the way users listen to music has completely evolved. Thanks to advanced technology, smartphones are now considered the most dominant portable music players on the planet. Today, smartphones are adapting to the digital needs of young consumers and this means that the quality of smartphone audio has never been more important.  Recognizing the need to provide optimal music capabilities and exceptional audio quality, global technology brand, HONOR, has recently integrated intelligent audio capabilities in the HONOR 9A smartphone. Budget-friendly and feature-packed, the HONOR 9A encompasses powerful audio features for an immersive music experience.  Enjoy ......read more

AAAASF Supports Day Surgical Centers Pursuing Highest Level of Patient Safety

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 September 2020:  Patient safety is the mission of the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) and is also the top priority for the Health Regulation Sector of Dubai. Beginning in May 2019, the Dubai Health Authority made it mandatory for all Day Surgical Centers to achieve international accreditation. AAAASF was named as an approved accreditation agency by the DHA and has been actively supporting centers in Dubai to elevate their practices and comply with accreditation standards.   AAAASF accreditation offers many benefits: • Experienced accreditation staff provide customized one-on-one guidance throughout the process. • Clinical staff and volunteer faculty provide best practices to enhance operations. • Standards based ......read more

UAE Invention That Brings Colour Into the Lives of the Visually Impaired Wins James Dyson Award 2020

‘Touch’ smart ring identifies colour and text for visually impaired or those with colour vision deficiency       • According to the World Health Organisation, more than 2.2 billion people around the world are estimated to suffer from vision impairment or blindness. *  • Of these, 1 billion have moderate or severe distance vision impairment or blindness as well as near vision impairment*. Touch allows users to reconnect with the excitement of discovering colours at their own pace.    United Arab Emirates,  September 21, 2020:  This year’s national James Dyson Award winners in the UAE is the Touch device – an invention that can help people with visual impairments identify colours through lights and speech feedback. People with visual impairments ......read more

Dabur International Partners With Dubai Sports City (DSC) to Supply Dermoviva Hygiene Range of Products for All Sporting Events

Dabur will supply sanitizing solutions to DSC to keep their visitors, players and staff safe throughout the year Dubai, UAE: September 21, 2020: As the UAE gears up to host major sporting events, Dubai Sports City (DSC) has signed a hygiene deal with Dabur International in response to Covid-19. As per this year long partnership, DSC will receive Dermoviva range of sanitizers and hand washes from Dabur for one year to cater to the hygiene and sanitization needs of the players and visitors, keeping them safe as they enjoy every game. Dermoviva Sanitizing Stations will be installed in several locations during sporting events for ease of availability. Apart from sanitizers, other hygiene products such as sanitizer gels, sprays and sanitizing wipes will also be provided.  The agreement highlights a movement towards ......read more

Airbus Reveals New Zero-Emission Concept Aircraft

#zeroe #zeroemissionsday #decarbonisation #sustainability #hydrogen     United Arab Emirates,  September 21, 2020:  Airbus has revealed three concepts for the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft which could enter service by 2035. These concepts each represent a different approach to achieving zero-emission flight, exploring various technology pathways and aerodynamic configurations in order to support the Company’s ambition of leading the way in the decarbonisation of the entire aviation industry.   All of these concepts rely on hydrogen as a primary power source - an option which Airbus believes holds exceptional promise as a clean aviation fuel and is likely to be a solution for aerospace and many other industries to meet their climate-neutral ......read more

5 Simple Ways to Amp Up Your Denim Game for Under AED 100

United Arab Emirates,  September 21, 2020:  Denim jeans are the epitome of versatile clothing. You can easily match the right pair of denim with different pieces in your wardrobe to look chic for the office, going out with friends, and casual weekend wear. Every body type looks great in denim!   Max experts are here to clue you in to easy denim ensembles so you can be sure to look your best every day:   1. If you’re heading out for a party or a relaxed dinner, there’s no need to break out your finest formal wear. Instead, all you need is an awesome outfit that’s simple yet chic. Mom-fit cropped denims with paper-bag waist and tie-ups (AED70) are a great option and look great with a simple white shirt or T-shirt and a colourful jacket for an excellent ensemble that’s sure to impress ......read more

City Centre Deira Welcomes Burger Joint Pickl

21 September 2020 - Dubai, UAE:   Much-loved burger brand Pickl has listened to its burgerites and opened its sixth location, in City Centre Deira. The shiny new restaurant is located on the second floor, alongside some of Dubai’s best eateries.   The homegrown burger joint, will also be bringing back the indulgent BOUJEE BIRD for a limited time only. Taking center stage is a behemoth hunk of freshly fried chicken, with a crispy coat hiding marvellously moist meat, a scoop of vanilla ice-cream, topped with hot butter honey and cushioned by a signature potato bun. The marvelous creation will be featured on the menu in collaboration with the unveiling of the mall’s impressive glass beehive, with each restaurant venue being challenged to create a honey infused dish – sweet!   Burger enthusiast, ......read more

Cinnabon Celebrates 20 Sweet Years in the UAE

Dubai, 21 September 2020:  Cravia Group, the parent company of Cinnabon, Seattle’s Best Coffee, Zaatar w Zeit and Five Guys, is celebrating two decades of sweet success with Cinnabon’s 20th anniversary in the UAE. This comes at the same time of celebrating the founding of Cravia Group 20 years ago when the first Cinnabon store opened in the capital. Founded in Seattle, Washington in 1985, the company’s world-famous cinnamon rolls are popular worldwide, including the discerning UAE residents. Introduced into the country in 2001 with its first bakery opening in Abu Dhabi Mall, Cinnabon has since expanded to 31 outlets reaching out to loyal customers across Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Sharjah and Ajman. An instant obsession, the Classic Roll has provided millions of people with memories of its' enticing ......read more

Parmigiani Fleurier Launches New Tonda Reine De Mai

The new watch expertly marries mechanical watchmaking and métiers d’art   September 21, 2020:  Parmigiani Fleurier continues to showcase its dedication to métiers d’art and high watchmaking with the launch of the Tonda Reine de Mai collection. Inspired by the bucolic landscape in Switzerland surrounding its manufactures and the flowers found there, it combines Parmigiani Fleurier’s commitment to in-house manufacturing, fine finishing, and artistry. Nature and the beauty of the golden ratio are enduring sources of inspiration, and the Manufacture uses a wide array of artistic techniques to bring them to life in this release, including hand-chiseling, hand-diamond-setting, hand-polishing, hand-sandblasting, and marquetry. The Tonda Reine de Mai features a beautiful bouquet of ......read more

National Geographic Abu Dhabi Unveils New Film on the Making of One of the World's Largest Museums: The Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre In Kuwait

National Geographic Abu Dhabi Unveils New Film on the Making of One of the World’s Largest Museums: The Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre In Kuwait 20-minute documentary showcases the mega cultural project’s six museums filled with immersive experiences and installations, including The International Space Station and Solar System, the Robotics Gallery and a 1.4million litre Aquarium. New Documentary to simulcast air on 21 September at 8 PM UAE Time/ 7 PM KSA Time on National Geographic Abu Dhabi and National Geographic. Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates, 21 September 2020: National Geographic Abu Dhabi today announced a brand-new documentary showcasing the construction of one of the largest museums in the world - the Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre (SAASCC) project in Kuwait, in the heart of ......read more

UAE Team Emirates' Tadej Pogacar Wins the Tour De France

• Four stage wins for the Emirati squad • Tadej Pogacar, the youngest Tour de France champion of the 21st century     United Arab Emirates,  September 21, 2020:  In just four years UAE Team Emirates has moved from being a start-up cycling team to a world class organisation that has now won the biggest bike race in the world with its star rider, Tadej Pogacar.    Pogacar, who has just turned 22, officially became the youngest ever post-war Tour winner in what was his first ever Tour de France.    His historical win came after three gruelling weeks and 3,385km of racing across France with a committed team behind him. Seven other riders took to the start line on August the 29th in Nice with one primary goal - and that was to win the overall classification with their ......read more

How AI is Changing Banking

Robert Hazboun, Managing Director of ICS Financial Systems explains what AI offers and what banks need to consider     Robin Amlôt   Managing Editor, IBS Intelligence     ICS Financial Systems (ICSFS), is a leading provider of modular, core banking systems. Robin Amlôt discusses how banks should come to grips with artificial intelligence (AI) with the company’s   Managing Director, Robert Hazboun.   What are the key factors that need to be considered by a bank looking to implement AI?   With no room of doubt, AI is a game-changer and it will revamp the way we used to do banking, especially in the midst of mandated lockdowns due to the Coronavirus pandemic.   Three key elements banks need to consider when implementing AI in front, middle and ......read more

SEHA Encourages the Community to Adopt a Healthy Physical and Mental Lifestye

• As part of SEHA’s psychological support program designed for the community amidst COVID-19, the network reiterates the need to ignore fake news   • Consultant psychiatrist shares tips to help the community overcome adverse circumstances, become a positive influence, assist senior citizens and benefit from extra time   Abu Dhabi, 20September 2020:  In line with its SEHA’s psychological support program, Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network is urging the community to embrace a healthy lifestyle amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic by following a balanced diet, drinking sufficient water, exercising, and sleeping adequately to maintain overall health, including mental wellbeing.   Dr. Anne Elzein Omara, Consultant Psychiatrist, Al ......read more

Trina Solar Reports 245.81% Year-on-year Net Profit Growth in 2020 Half-year Results

 Global Total Revenue H1 2020 reached US$ 1.836 Billion  Net Profits for Shareholders US$ 72 Million   Dubai, UAE – September 20, 2020: Trina Solar Co., Ltd., a leading global PV and smart energy total solution provider, has announced the publishing of its half-year financial reports for 2020. The company is reporting a 245.81% Year-on-Year Growth in net profits in 2020 compared with the same period in 2019.  The company’s performance shows a sharp increase in sales of PV products and PV systems, which the company attributes to its years of operational experience and effective risk control mechanisms. Total revenue for the first six months of 2020 reached US$ 1.836 billion (RMB 12.55 billion), a year-on-year increase of 16.56%, while net profits—belonging to shareholders of the listed ......read more

WWE Superstars Mark Launch of 2K Battlegrounds by Highlighting Passion for Gaming

United Arab Emirates,  September 20, 2020:  To coincide with the release of WWE 2K BattleGrounds, two WWE Superstars - Xavier Woods and Tyler Breeze - have been speaking about their love of gaming.   Launched last week, WWE 2K BattleGrounds, which is available on PlayStation, Xbox and PC, features a roster of more than 70 WWE Superstars and Legends.   Woods and Breeze have been competing on various video games for many years, and such is their passion for gaming both men host their own dedicated YouTube channels in relation to the subject.   Woods, part of three-man tag team The New Day, is the host of UpUpDownDown, a gaming-specific YouTube channel which boasts over 2 million subscribers, and he details how his project came to fruition.   “When I got into wrestling at 17 the culture was a ......read more

New-in Comfy and Trendy Maternity Pieces from Mummyista

United Arab Emirates,  September 20, 2020:  When it comes to maternity and nursing outfits, there is no store quite like Mummyista, offering mums easy and chic pieces with lightweight fabrics and a relaxed fit to ensure comfort throughout your 9 months of pregnancy and beyond. Also, the vast majority of Mummyista's pieces are nursing/pumping friendly and will look super flattering with or without a bump, to ensure you get longevity out of your maternity outfits. So, if you fancy updating your maternity wardrobe with some trendy and easy outfits for coffee mornings or casual lunches with your friends and family, here are some of the new-in pieces that you need to add to your cart when you browse on Mummyista.ae      Legoe Missy Maternity T-shirt    AED 225    ......read more

Top Spots for Bouazzaoui and Gogitidze in 10k at City Centre Mirdif Running Race

United Arab Emirates,  September 20, 2020:   Abdelali Bouazzaoui of Morocco and Georgia’s Diana Gogitidze have bagged the top honours in the 10km category of the City Centre Mirdif Running Race at the weekend. Organised under the auspices of Dubai Sports Council, Friday’s Run was part of the Indoor Run Series, which has been growing in popularity among Dubai’s running enthusiasts. Being held at City Centre Mirdif for the first time, the Run saw a lively turnout across all three distances – 10km, 5km and 2km run for families. Bouazzaoui, a regular on the circuit, topped the charts in the 10km for men with a time of 29 minutes and 55 seconds. The UAE’s Saleh al Hammadi came in second, three minutes and 52 seconds behind with a time of 33:47, while Uganda’s Ali Matovu took the ......read more

IFS To Showcase Market-leading Aerospace & Defense Software Solutions at Global Aerospace Summit 2020

United Arab Emirates,  September 20, 2020:  As a participant of the Global Aerospace Summit, scheduled to take place on September 28-29 2020 in Abu Dhabi, IFS, the global enterprise applications company, will highlight  its core industry solutions tailored to the unique needs of aviation maintenance, repair overhaul (MRO), fleet management, A&D manufacturing, enterprise asset management (EAM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP).  Scott Camarotti, Senior Vice President, Aerospace and Defense Sales at IFS will also be a part of a critical panel discussion that will highlight the current state of MRO within the sector and how the industry can be more responsive in the existing circumstances.  On the commercial aviation side, with COVID at the front and center, many orgaizations are looking for technology ......read more

New Montegrappa Letter Writing Competition From the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature Celebrates the Art of Writing by Hand

 Competition for children and adults to reward style, substance and creativity     Dubai, September 20 2020:  The fine art of letter writing is to be celebrated by the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature and Montegrappa, Italy’s oldest manufacturer of hand-crafted writing instruments, in a brand new competition that is elevating penmanship to its rightful place as a treasured art form.   Split into three age groups, the competition is open to residents of the UAE with each winner receiving a distinctive Montegrappa pen.   “The events of 2020 have resulted in an acceleration in the use of technology, with many schools and offices choosing to do more digitally,” said Ahlam Bolooki, festival director.  “With the ubiquity of text messages, emails and social ......read more

Lipton and Peace One Day Join Forces in Global Partnership for International Day of Peace 2020

Clock towers and landmarks in 11 countries lit up with global call to action to drive peace on 21 September   United Arab Emirates,  September 20, 2020:   Lipton, the world’s leading tea brand, and Peace One Day are uniting for the UN International Day of Peace, 21 September 2020, to inspire the world to connect and Make Tea Time Peace Time.  Together the organisations created an ambitious global moment of solidarity, with iconic clock towers and landmarks across the planet taken over and lit up with projections encouraging the world to connect and Make Tea Time Peace Time. Installations shone bright around the world, crossing eight time zones, from Sydney, Australia; to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; passing by Dubai, UAE; across Europe with London, Paris, Brussels, Berlin, Rotterdam and Amsterdam; ......read more

Dubai Sports Council and Dubai Economy Take Action Against Nine Sports Facilities for Non-Compliance with COVID-19 Protocols

Three facilities closed down, while six are issued monetary fines; 35 others escape with a warning   United Arab Emirates,  September 20, 2020:  Teams from Dubai Sports Council and Dubai Economy have intensified their inspection of sports clubs, academies, and sports and fitness centres in Dubai, and have taken action against nine facilities in the past week for violating COVID-19 precautionary measures and safety guidelines. The DSC and Dubai Economy teams, which visited 124 sports facilities and five sports events for inspection between September 15 and 19 to ensure they comply with all safety protocols, have also issued 35 reprimands. Three of the censured facilities – a rented playground, a swimming pool at a sports club and a sports academy – have been shut down until they comply with all ......read more

UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment to be Chair of Heriot-Watt University's Board of Centre of Excellence in Smart Construction

September 20th 2020, Dubai, UAE:  Heriot-Watt University has announced that His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, will take on the position as Chair of the Board for the University’s visionary research hub, the Centre of Excellence in Smart Construction (CESC). The appointment cements the strong links already in place between Heriot-Watt University Dubai and the UAE government, and shows continued commitment to encouraging academia, industry and government to collaborate in order to drive forward initiatives for a smarter, safer and more sustainable construction industry in the country. Through partnerships and producing world-class research, CESC will continue to support and assist the UAE Vision 2021, which is targeting a sustainable environment and ......read more

Sony Middle East & Africa Introduces Alpha 7C Camera and the Zoom Lens, the World's Smallest and Lightest Full-frame Camera System'

New HVL-F28RM Compact Flash is also Announced   Dubai, UAE, 20 September 2020:  Sony Middle East & Africa announced several additions to their impressive imaging lineup — the Alpha 7C full-frame camera (model ILCE-7C), the FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 (model SEL2860) zoom lens and HVL-F28RM flash.  The Alpha 7C is the world’s smallest and lightest   full-frame body with uncompromising performance, featuring advanced AF (autofocus), high-resolution 4K video  capabilities and more. When paired with the world’s smallest and lightest  FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 standard zoom lens, this versatile combination delivers an experience unlike any other, maximising portability and versatility without sacrificing any of the power of full-frame imaging. The HVL-F28RM flash allows users to broaden their ......read more

WCU: Saudis Talk Up Oil; Strong Grain Momentum Continues

September 20, 2020:  The Bloomberg Commodity Index, which tracks a basket of major commodities spread evenly across energy, metals and agriculture, traded higher for the first time in three weeks. A softer dollar, continued buying momentum among major U.S. crop futures and a Saudi-fueled bounce in oil products, together with Chinese economic optimism all helped support a week of broad-based gains across all three sectors. Gold traded quite passively with ‘algo’ traders currently in charge, something that for now has resulted in an unusually high positive correlation with the movements in the S&P 500 index.  Crude oil and fuel products led from the front as the sector recovered from the recent correction. The OPEC+ meeting saw a strong attack from the Saudi oil minister on members cheating on quotas and ......read more

DHA Specialist Shares Tips on Preventing Depression During COVID-19 in Patients with Alzheimer's.

The Seniors’ Happiness Centre’s Alzheimer’s support group to hold awareness event on the occasion of World Alzheimer’s day 2020    Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2020:  In light of World Alzheimer’s day, the Director of Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA) Seniors’ Happiness Centre stressed the importance of setting a daily routine for all elders, especially those with Alzheimer’s, during COVID-19 to prevent depression amongst them.  Dr Salwa Al Suwaidi, the Director of Seniors’ Happiness Centre said that among the challenges she noticed was that elders with mild cognitive impairment started having early onset of dementia and depression because of the movement and social restrictions imposed due to the pandemic. “Elders with mild cognitive impairment were ......read more

Lebanon's Favorite Tawouk Restaurant Expands Its Presence in the UAE

Uniterd Arab Emirates, 20 September 2020: Malak Al Tawouk Restaurant, one of the most popular Lebanese fast-food chain, has opened its 4th branch in Souq Extra in Dubai Silicon Oasis.  The exceptional Malak Al Tawouk brand has been introduced in the UAE early this year with three branches in Hessa street, Motor City and Bay Avenue. The company aims to expand the brand across the UAE with the opening of a new store in Matajer Al Juraina, Sharjah and a delivery Unit in Abu Dhabi in the coming months. Founded in 1996 with over 40 branches in Lebanon, Malak Al Tawouk is a famous Lebanese fast-food chain serving the best Tawouk Sandwiches with a sumptuous selection of delicious Burgers and Platters. The brand is famous of its large classic Tawouk sandwiches folded in fresh Lebanese bread with a wide selection of ......read more

DLD Launches First Digital Edition of International Property Show

 IPS represents the largest regional digital real estate event in conjunction with Invest in Dubai Real Estate on 11 – 20 of November 2020     Dubai, 20 September 2020:  Dubai Land Department (DLD) is launching the first digital edition of International Property Show (IPS), the Middle East’s biggest property sales platform for local and international real estate markets, on 11 – 20 November, in partnership with Invest in Dubai Real Estate.   In light of the current conditions that the world is witnessing as a result of the outbreak of COVID-19, IPS has succeeded in building a secure and interactive virtual platform, which helps display investment opportunities and facilitate real estate transactions in the local and international real estate markets. IPS’s organisers ......read more

Tadej Pogacar Poised to Win Tour De France After Historic Time-trial Ride

UAE Team Emirates starlet set to become youngest Tour de France winner of the 21st century     United Arab Emirates,  September 20, 2020: Tadej Pogacar pulled off one of the most astonishing rides of Tour de France history in the penultimate time trial stage, virtually clinching this year’s Tour in a shock defeat of the long-time race leader Primoz Roglic (Jumbo Visma) at La Planche des Belles Filles mountain top in the Vosges.    Heading into the penultimate stage, Tadej Pogcacar, the 21-year-old Tour debutant, had a gap of 57 seconds to make up on fellow Slovenian, Roglic. The GC leader struggled from the start, immediately falling 13 seconds down at the first checkpoint inside the first 14km meanwhile Pogacar was putting in a performance of a lifetime.    In the most ......read more

Abu Dhabi International Airport Introduces New Fast Track Flight Connections Initiative to Facilitate the Transfer Passengers' Journey

The aim of the new initiative at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) is to increase the speed of transferring through the airport by 27%, reduce missed connections, and enable a seamless passenger experience It is implemented in collaboration with the General Civil Aviation Authority, the Department of Municipalities and Transport, the General Administration of Customs, Abu Dhabi Airports, Etihad Airways and international airport partners. Abu Dhabi, UAE – 19 September 2020:  Abu Dhabi International Airport has launched a new initiative for international transfer passengers, facilitating shorter connection times by increasing the speed of transiting through the airport by 27%, delivering an enhanced and seamless passenger experience. The Fast Track Flight Connections initiative enables transfer passengers ......read more

Global Village announces Season 25 VIP Packs to be Sold Exclusively Online through Virgin Megastore Tickets' Website

Each guest can purchase up to eight packs, which will be on sale starting October 3rd at 10am   Dubai, UAE, 19 September 2020: Global Village, the UAE and wider region's leading multicultural family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, has announced the launch date for sales of the highly anticipated Season 25 VIP packs. Beginning Saturday, October 3rd, at 10am, packs will be on offer in limited quantities whilst stocks last exclusively  through the Virgin Megastore ticketing website, www.tickets.virginmegastore.me/ae.  Virgin Megastore Tickets has put a virtual queuing system in placeto allow customers to purchase their pack seamlessly. Vastly popular amongst guests and great gifts for friends and loved ones, individuals over the age of 18 with a valid Emirates ID can buy up to eight VIP ......read more

Géant's UAE Expansion Plans on Track

First Géant Hypermarket Opens in Exciting Al Khawaneej Neighborhood Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 19, 2020:  Urban Foods, a strategic partnership between Meraas and Dubai Holding, is expanding the footprint of its famous Géant brand with the opening of a full-fledged hypermarket at the Al Khawaneej Walk, Next to Last Exit, Al Khawaneej. According to CEO Mark Anthony Lack, this new opening marks the 11th opening and first hypermarket in the city and fits into the brand’s robust expansion strategy of targeting up and coming residential and commercial communities across the city.  “The success of food truck park Last Exit coupled with the rapid growth and development we have seen in the Al Khawaneej area including the opening of a world-class mall made our decision to open in this new and ......read more

Doctors Urge Residents to Visit Emergency Department at First Sign of Chest Discomfort

Experts say first 90 minutes are crucial to prevent permanent damage in heart attack victims  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, September 19, 2020:  Ahead of World Heart Day on 29 September, doctors at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, part of Mubadala’s healthcare network, have warned people not to delay going to the Emergency Department if they feel chest discomfort or other symptoms of a potential heart attack. Dr. Faisal Hasan, a Staff Physician in the Heart and Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, says that residents shouldn’t wait to get medical help if they feel unsteady or uncomfortable, and should pay close attention to changes to their body.  “When it comes to reducing the damage to the heart and saving the life of a heart attack patient, time is muscle and every minute ......read more

UFC Returns to Fight Island for Five Action-packed Events

Abu Dhabi to Host  UFC 253: ADESANYA vs. COSTA on Sept. 26  UFC 254: KHABIB vs. GAETHJE on Oct. 24   Additional Must-See Events  UFC FIGHT NIGHT: HOLM vs. ALDANA on Oct. 3  UFC FIGHT NIGHT: MORAES vs. SANDHAGEN on Oct. 10  UFC FIGHT NIGHT: ORTEGA vs. THE KOREAN ZOMBIE on Oct. 17     United Arab Emirates,  September 19, 2020:  UFC®, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, and the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) today announced details for Return to UFC FIGHT ISLAND, the follow up to the massively successful series of UFC events which became a cultural phenomenon that captivated the sports world.     Return to UFC FIGHT ISLAND will be held on Yas Island, one of the Emirates most popular leisure, ......read more

Make Up for Ever is Breaking Through With a Lipstick Revolution With Rouge Artist

- CO-CREATED WITH THE PROS. #WEWILLROCKYOU     September 19, 2020:  MAKE UP FOR EVER IS MAKING ITS REVOLUTION The NEW ROUGE ARTIST launch is a brand statement for MAKE UP FOR EVER. Through this lipstick innovation and a disruptive campaign, MAKE UP FOR EVER reveals its new image and reaffirms the brand’s vision: today, at MAKE UP FOR EVER, we are a collective of makeup artists co creating high performance products and services. Through our artistry, we inspire and empower people to unleash their personal edge. MAKE UP FOR EVER’S brand mission through the launch of ROUGE ARTIST is to elevate through education and empower people to reveal and claim who they really are. ROUGE ARTIST also challenges the MAKE UP FOR EVER consumer by asking who are you? What’s your story?   INTUITIVE ......read more

Dubai Government Workshop announces new strategic partnership with Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group to ensure health and safety of its employees

Move is latest addition to fruitful partnerships between public and private sectors UAE, 19 September 2020 - In line with its commitment towards ensuring the health, safety, and happiness of its employees, the Dubai Government Workshop (DGW) has revealed the signing of a new strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group. The move looks towards providing the best medical, diagnostic and therapeutic services and the highest level of healthcare to DGW employees. The agreement was signed by H.E. Fahad Ahmed Al-Raeesi CEO of DGW and Dr. Taha Al-Hazarmardi, General Manager, Dr. Sulaiman Al-Habib Medical Group. Both parties expressed their commitment towards consolidating cooperation to achieve common goals in enhancing employee health and safety. H.E. Fahad Ahmed Al-Raeesi CEO of DGW said, ......read more

Dubai Festival City Encourages Healthy Lifestyle Through #fitnessistheanswer Movement

 Free fitness classes at Al Areesh Club to encourage people to get back to regular exercise      Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 September 2020:  Dubai Festival City an integrated, lifestyle destination and Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project is joining the REPS UAE #fitnessistheanswer movement with free fitness classes at the destination’s leisure facility, Al Areesh Club. The classes will be offered throughout the duration of the four-day campaign from 17th to 20th September.    Supported by Dubai Sports Council, DTCM and International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA), #fitnessistheanswer campaign is organized by REPS UAE, an independent registry of fitness professionals. In sync with Dubai Festival City’s goal to promote a ......read more

Light Up Your Life With Natuzzi Lamps

United Arab Emirates,  September 17, 2020:  Lighting indefinitely has a major impact on a space, and more often than not it can easily be overlooked when you plan to design your room. The right kind of light changes and enhances the ambience of a home. One can play around with light, be it a cosy feel, or a bright & vivid feel, you can alter the look and feel of the space altogether. The house of Natuzzi is known for creating exquisite pieces and its lamps are to die for. We have assorted some really incredible lamps that you can add you home.                

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Latifa Hospital's NICU Receives 1058 Admissions in 2019.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 September, 2020: Latifa Hospital for Women and Children revealed that it’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), which is the largest NICU in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, admitted 1058 babies in 2019, compared to 967 in 2018. Out of the 1058 admissions in the NICU, 31 per cent (329) were preterm babies, in addition to almost 10 per cent (96 babies) with low birth weight due to Intrauterine Growth Retardation. Dr Mahmoud Saleh El Halik, Consultant Neonatologist and Head of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Latifa Hospital revealed that in 2019, the NICU received 11 babies below 500 grams; adding that the smallest was 420 grams.  The hospital has an average of 4000 deliveries per year. The NICU has a highly experienced team that provides care and management for extremely ......read more

Cebu Pacific Issues Refund Statement

Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2020:  As many know, the tourism and aviation industries have been among the worst hit by COVID-19 and currently, Cebu Pacific is only able to operate 10% of its pre-COVID network.   Since the start of this pandemic, we have received an unprecedented number of refund requests due to the flight cancellations brought about by the lockdown. Our refund process then was originally not designed to handle this volume of requests, and this resulted to a backlog. We have since then revamped our procedures in order to address this.    To date, we have refunded over PHP 2.4 billion booking cancellations related to COVID-19, equivalent to 50% of refund requests received. We remain committed to our customers to complete pending refunds, and will update them once these have been processed. We are ......read more

Mobily Trial 5G on 800/1800MHz Band using Ericsson Spectrum Sharing in Saudi Arabia

• Mobily and Ericsson test 5G on low band for extended 5G coverage • Ericsson Spectrum Sharing will support Mobily in expanding 5G coverage    September 17, 2020:  Mobily has teamed up with Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) to trial 5G on 800/1800 MHz band using Ericsson Spectrum Sharing. The trial showed 5G capabilities in a real-world environment over a live network, including tests on speed and latency.   Ericsson Spectrum Sharing allows both 4G and 5G to be deployed in the same band and on the same radio through a software upgrade – instantly allocating spectrum between the two mobile technologies based on user demand on a one millisecond (ms) basis. The award-winning solution will allow Mobily to efficiently manage 4G and 5G traffic in its network thereby enhancing coverage, performance, ......read more

Gaviria Wins Giro Della Toscana / Philipsen 2nd in Luxembourg

Colombian kicks out early for comfortable victory     United Arab Emirates,  September 17, 2020:  Fernando Gaviria took his 6th win of the season, coming home first to win the bunch sprint at the Giro della Toscana in Italy.   Gaviria opened up his sprint with more than 400m to go after the 182.9km day starting and finishing in Pontedera. The win marks his 46th career victory and the 25th win of the year for UAE Team Emirates.   Gaviria: “Whenever I pin a number on my bike I want to try and win. I made a couple of mistakes in Tirreno but I’ve recovered well since then and today we did a good job as a team. I was sitting a bit further down the group trying to stay out of stress and I saw an opportunity to go early in the sprint and I managed to get a big gap and luckily ......read more

Ooredoo Collaborates with Nutanix to Launch VDI-as-a-Service for Businesses in Kuwait

Kuwait City, Kuwait, 17th September, 2020:  Ooredoo Telecom, the first to introduce innovative digital services in Kuwait, has signed a partnership with Nutanix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, to offer Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)-as-a-Service to businesses in Kuwait. The telecom service provider has implemented Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform combined with Citrix Virtual Desktops software in its datacentre with a view to provide a fully supported solution for desktop virtualization to small and medium businesses (SMBs) and enterprise customers. Aaron White, Regional Sales Director, Middle East, at Nutanix says, “COVID-19 has made Work from Home a necessity over the last couple of months and even post-pandemic, this remote working trend will most likely continue and gain momentum. ......read more

Ferrari Portofino M: A Voyage of Rediscovery

The latest evolution of the Prancing Horse GT 2+ Spider unveiled   The Portofino M bursts with innovations that boost its extreme  versatility and the pleasure of en plein air driving    New technical content includes a 620 cv V8 turbo, 5-position  Manettino with Race mode, and a new 8-speed gearbox      United Arab Emirates,  September 17, 2020:  The Ferrari Portofino M, the evolution of the Prancing Horse’s 2+ GT spider, the Ferrari Portofino, was unveiled today. In a move unprecedented in the Maranello marque’s 70-year-plus history, the new car’s premiere took place entirely online. The build-up to the unveiling included the sending out of a series of newsletters to clients over recent weeks at the end of which they were given access to a ......read more

Lenovo Introduces Laptop Sleeve Personalization for UAE Customers

New tool empowers users to display their creativity and individual style   United Arab Emirates,  September 17, 2020:  Lenovo today announces the launch of its ‘Be Unique’ campaign, leveraging an in-house built AI engine and online platform to create bespoke laptop sleeves for Lenovo Yoga devices.  Lenovo’s ‘Be Unique’ campaign falls into the brand’s newly inaugurated ‘Experience Smarter’ platform which aims to deliver smarter experiences to consumers across Lenovo’s product portfolio for work, studying, gaming and content creation. Lenovo has uncovered growing demand for more unique, personalized products and experiences. Focusing on Lenovo’s creative-centric Yoga sub-brand, the company’s new campaign builds on the stylish nature of Yoga ......read more