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Danube Group announces Sanjay Dutt as its new Brand Ambassador

Danube Group announces Sanjay Dutt as its new Brand Ambassador

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The First Round of the ‘Big City Centre Vote' Results Have Been Revealed

• To-date, the regional-based campaign has received feedback from,10,000 customers at City Centre Mirdif and Deira, as well as online  • Survey being conducted to enable the City Centre brand to develop malls customised to visitors’ wants and needs   • Mall-goers are expressing the desire for a community space that offers new concepts and experiences, more diverse dining, and incorporates health and wellness • Eventually, all cumulated results will be used to transform the malls into spaces designed for their communities   DUBAI, 27 May 2022 – Customers would most like to see future City Centre malls as spaces that offer food, health and wellness, hybrid, and convenient services, as well as new experiences — as revealed in the first round of a new survey by Majid Al ......read more

ERRA Discusses Copyright Challenges and Explores Solutions at 31st Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Emirates Reprographic Rights Management Association organises a panel discussion titled 'Copyright protection and its impact on the creative economy in the Emirates' Sharjah, May 27, 2022:  The Emirates Reprographic Rights Management Association (ERRA) - a first-of-its-kind association in the region, organized a panel discussion titled 'Copyright protection and its impact on the creative economy in the Emirates' as part of its participation in the ongoing 31st edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair. Salha Obeaid, Treasurer, ERRA, introduced the association and its goals and moderated the discussions on how copyright protection can boost the economy with panel members Dr. Abdelrahman Al Muaini, ERRA’s General Secretary, and Dr. Afra Atiq, Vice President of ERRA. During the session, the ......read more

Summary of Weekly Real Estate Transactions for the Week Ending 27 May 2022

Dubai, UAE: The real estate and properties transactions valued at AED 8.7 billion in total during the week ending 27 May 2022. The sum of transactions was 2,884.  297 plots were sold for AED 1.59 billion, 2,116 apartments and villas were sold for AED 4.75 billion.  The top three transactions were a land in Al Warsan First sold for AED 110 million, followed by a land that was sold for AED 38.04 million in Saih Shuaib 2, and a land sold for AED 110 million in Al Warsan First in third place. Al Hebiah Fifth recorded the most transactions for this week by 89 sales transactions worth AED 216.11 million, followed by Jabal Ali First with 57 sales transactions worth AED 188.42 million, and Al Merkadh with 37 sales transactions worth AED 292 million in third place.  The top three transfers for apartments and villas were ......read more

Tanishq Revives the Romance of Polki

Dubai, United Arab Emirates:  With the accent on Polki or uncut diamonds, Tanishq’s Romance of Polki collection is a stunning celebration of this centuries-old craft that has proudly been passed on for generations and enjoys unparalleled heirloom status even today.  Marrying traditional opulence with contemporary charm, each exquisite piece of jewellery in this stunning ensemble is thoughtfully designed to symbolize the grandeur of love whilst also being a regal souvenir of a strong heritage that transcends eras with its contemporary perspective, carving a beautiful bridge between tradition and modernity. Heartfelt motifs, exotic gemstones, mesmerizing pearls, and intricate gold work are meticulously strung together to create masterpieces that are likely to never go out of style. Traditionally purchased for ......read more

Dubai to Host TOP50 Global Conference and Awards on June 18

World-Class Event Recognizes Women from a Wide Array of Professions, and Inspiring Careers and Businesses  Dubai, United Arab Emirates:  The 12th edition of the Women in Management Top50 Global Conference and Awards will be held on June 18, 2022, at the Le Meridien Hotel in Dubai. This year’s theme is Resilience and Reinvention.    Women in Management (WIM) was founded in 2009 by Dr. Sulochana Segera with the objective of providing a networking platform for women to realize their professional dreams through mentoring. The Professional and Career Women Awards was introduced in 2011 with an initial five awards designed to recognize outstanding female leaders in the corporate sector. A decade later, and now in its twelfth year, the Professional and Career Women Awards has recognized over 520 women for their ......read more

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation highlights cognitive shifts and the role of geospatial data at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 26, 2022- The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation organized several diverse knowledge events on May 24 and 25 at the 31st edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair. The events shed light on the enhancements of human progress and cognitive shifts in the Gulf region. It also discussed the remarkable impact of the Arabic language in prosperity and development. A delegation from the Ministry of Education visited the Foundation’s pavilion, to learn about the latest developments of the Digital Knowledge Hub. The team provided a detailed explanation about the Hub- an open Arab platform that includes 1.7 million digital materials, provides solutions for building digital libraries, and shares content for universities, schools, and government institutions. Creating this platform has ......read more

Zip in and Zip out with Nissan's 60-min Express Service

The certification is for all its Arabian Automobiles Nissan Service Centers in Dubai & three Service Centers in the Northern Emirates Dubai, UAE, 26 May 2022: Arabian Automobiles (AAC), the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has announced that its Nissan Service Centers in Deira and Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, Fujairah and Ras Al Khaimah have been certified as additional Nissan Express Service Sites. This makes all Nissan of Arabian Automobiles’ service centres in Dubai, and the three service centers in the Northern Emirates, Nissan Express Service Sites.   Salah Yamout, COO of AAC, said, “Refining the customer experience and making it seamless is a continuous priority. With the Nissan Express Service Site ......read more

Portugal Expects Furniture Exports to UAE to Grow Multifold in Coming Years

Aimed to strengthen its foothold in the region, Associative Design - The Best of Portugal by the Portuguese Association of Wood and Furniture Industries (AIMMP) promoted top Portuguese brands and products in Dubai.  Dubai, May 26, 2022: Leading wood and furniture companies from Portugal showcased their premium products at the Hotel Show Dubai 2022, aimed to capitalize on market opportunities with the resurgence of tourism sector in the UAE and forge new partnerships and inroads into the regional market.  The Portuguese Association of Wood and Furniture Industries (AIMMP) brought to the Hotel Show 12 leading manufacturers and brands under the theme ‘Associative Design - The Best of Portugal’ and presents the concept of Portuguese House showcasing luxury brands, with products that are 100 per cent produced and ......read more

Young Talent Jan Christen to Join UAE Team Emirates

• Swiss teenager pens long-term deal with Emirati squad •     UAE Team Emirates have agreed a deal with 17-year old Jan Christen who will develop within the UAE team structure until at least 2027.    Christen hails from Aargau, Switzerland and has tasted his fair share of success in his short career so far, with National titles across several categories both on the road and off-road. He is the Swiss champion on the track, in cyclo-cross, time trial and also in the mountain bike discipline. He is also the current Junior World Cyclocross Champion which he won in Fayetteville, USA.   Christen already has strong ties to the Emirati squad and currently competes within the structure of Tadej Pogačar through the ‘Pogi Team’, where he will continue to race and develop, with ......read more

New Maserati MC20 Cielo Global Premiere

26, May 2022 – The MC20 super sports car, now also a spyder: Maserati presents MC20 Cielo, a one-of-a-kind car that can deliver the performance of a true super sports car, together with a holistic and immersive driving pleasure the like of which has never been seen before. MC20 Cielo announces its special features in its very name: MC stands for Maserati Corse (‘Racing’); 20 refers to 2020, the year that began the brand’s new era; Cielo (‘sky’) highlights the fact that it is a model devoted to driving pleasure in the great outdoors, while maintaining all the prerogatives of the coupé. Equipped with the revolutionary V6 Nettuno engine, the Cielo offers a perfect mix of sportiness and luxury, courtesy of a specification unique to the segment: the innovative retractable glass roof.   In ......read more

World Government Summit Identifies Critical Decision Points Supporting Global Leaders in Tackling Greatest Challenges

Mohammad Al Gergawi: • The UAE has reinforced its global status in ushering a new era of government work • The UAE Government is committed to global collaboration in enhancing governments’ readiness to the future • Post-COVID-19 world has changed dramatically and that it heralded a new era of accelerated changes that require adopting a whole-of-government approach  Sub-heads: • Report will help governments make critical decisions in the face of challenges like climate change and cyber-attacks • Report calls on governments to work collaboratively to regain citizens’ trust, fight climate change and mitigate a spiralling global food crisis   26, May 2022: His Excellency Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and Chairman of the World Government Summit ......read more

Post Expo 2020: Brazil keeps up the Momentum for Sustainable Opportunities of the World

DUBAI – May 26, 2022:  Participation of Brazil in Expo 2020 Dubai helped the South American nation inspire the world by showcasing the best of its resourcefulness, determination and entrepreneurship for the mankind. The nation is determined to carry forward the increased momentum with excellent opportunities and ‘seeds of ideas’ from Dubai to Expo 2025 Osaka-Kansai, says an official statement.  The Expo participation, spearheaded by the Brazilian Export and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil), has been a full-spectrum affair for Brazil for half a year marked by the visit of the Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, senior ministers, business and trade delegates and other high-level dignitaries. During the Presidential visit, Brazil also conferred the country’s highest honour, the National ......read more

Shahid Kapoor to Perform at IIFA Awards 2022

Dubai; 26th May 2022: Actor Shahid Kapoor is set to perform at the upcoming 22nd edition of the IIFA Weekend and Awards, the organizers announced on Wednesday. The three-day extravaganza, which was earlier scheduled to be held in May, will kick off on June 2 at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. The Jersey actor said the annual gala holds a special place in his heart and this year he is excited about making new memories. "I look forward to my performance at IIFA Awards night and what better venue than the spectacular state-of-the-art indoor entertainment venue, Etihad Arena," Kapoor said in a statement. The World’s Biggest Celebration of Indian Cinema, the 22nd Edition Of IIFA Weekend & Awards will take place at the Middle East’s largest state-of-the-art indoor entertainment venue, Etihad Arena, part of Yas Bay ......read more

Dubai Municipality wins Supply Chain and Procurement Award for Digital Transformation'

Dubai Municipality - 26, May 2022:  Dubai Municipality won the first place in the Supply Chain and Procurement Award, organized by the Supply Chain Now organization, in the category of Leading Change through Digital Transformation. The Municipality’s initiative, “Change Through Digital Transformation” won the award. The winning initiative aims to change the concept of traditional procedures to dynamic and self-access procedures using digital means. This is done by promoting the principle of proactiveness in providing services, instead of waiting for requests to arrive, and meeting the needs of organizational units based on the best and most advanced and sophisticated strategies in the field of contracts and procurement. It is reflected positively and effectively on operational efficiency and reducing ......read more

Consortium for Benchmarking Framework for Online, Open, Smart, and Technology-Enhanced Higher Education and ICDE hold roundtable at UNESCO WHEC

Mansoor Al Awar: “Benchmarking Framework is compelling evidence of the success of the proactive efforts led by HBMSU to improve global higher education” May 26, 2022 - The Consortium for Benchmarking Framework for Online, Open, Smart, and Technology-Enhanced Higher Education and International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) organised a roundtable at UNESCO World Higher Education Conference (WHEC2022). The policy dialogue was aimed at informing and engaging stakeholders - including policymakers and quality assurance agencies - to further improve the quality of online, open, distance and technology-enhanced education. The roundtable titled: “Quality in online, open and distance higher education across borders: A multi-sectoral, cross-country policy dialogue” was part of the main program of ......read more

Union Coop: 100 tons of Fresh Produce Supplied Daily from 95 Farms

Union owned farms currently produce 20 types of leafy vegetables and cover 30% of the consumption of its branches Dubai, UAE:  Mr. Yaqoob Al Balooshi, Fresh Category Trade Dept. Manager, Union Coop confirmed that the Cooperative is and always has been keen to offer the best quality Fruits & Vegetables to consumers at competitive prices, revealing that 100 tons of fruits and vegetables are supplied to the Cooperative daily, including 60 tons of vegetables and 40 tons of fruits, noting that the cooperative contracts with suppliers are established within strict conditions and procedures. He further referred to the performance of its organic Union Farms during 2022 produce 20 types of leafy vegetables, which covers 30% of the consumption of cooperative branches, noting that work is currently underway to study the possibility ......read more

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation organizes various knowledge events at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Dubai, UAE, May 25, 2022 – The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) hosted a wide range of events during its participation in the 31st edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair. The events took place in the presence of various renowned Emirati and Arab writers with extensive knowledge and talent. The Foundations participation was in line with its mission to promote knowledge mobility and develop human capital. On the first day, the Foundation's pavilion witnessed an interactive session within the ‘KnowTalks’ Series 2022, entitled ‘The Importance of Research in the Development of Societies.’ The session was conducted in collaboration with its Global Knowledge Partner- the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), in the presence of Dr. Fatima Al Shamsi, Academic Researcher ......read more

Ministry of Economy reviews Implementing Regulation of the Rules & Certificates of Origin Law

Highlights its central role in proper application of UAE’s foreign trade policies Dubai, May 25, 2022: The Ministry of Economy held a media briefing on the issuance of the Implementing Regulation of Federal Law No. 11 of 2019 on Rules and Certificates of Origin in the UAE, pursuant to Cabinet Decision No. 43 of 2022. During the briefing, H.E. Abdulla Ahmed Al Saleh, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Economy, emphasized that the regulation represents a milestone in the UAE’s efforts to regulate rules of origin with a proactive vision in accordance with international best practices, and complements the legislative environment governing business and trade activities in the country. He added that the issuance of the Implementing Regulation on Certificates of Origin is increasingly gaining importance today in light of the ......read more

Key Partnerships and Collaborations Signed during Global Aerospace Summit 2022

- Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) awarded LeoLabs a multi-million dollar agreement to provide data and services  - Sanad and Triumph Group signed an MoU to collaborate on the provision of next-generation engine MRO capabilities in the UAE   26 May 2022 – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: The sixth edition of the Global Aerospace Summit 2022, hosted by Mubadala, has been a key platform for the signing of partnerships and collaboration agreements among leading organizations across the aerospace, aviation, space and defence sectors.     During the summit, LeoLabs, announced a multi-million dollar award to provide data and services for the Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF). LeoLabs will deliver its LEO data and services platform and a full set of training to empower JASDF operators to ......read more

Indulge in the World of Refreshing Coffee Concentrates by Intellect

Cool down this summer season with the homegrown coffee brand’s latest offerings   Temperatures are rising in the region, but there’s no reason to fear the heat - Intellect has you covered with the perfect cool down solutions. The coffee brand has launched three exclusive coffee concentrates to give you that caffeine kick in the most refreshing way! Whether diluted in milk, soda, tonic, still or sparkling water, these three delicious flavors will prove to be a treat.   The Industrial Intellect’s Industrial flash brew concentrate is made of single origin Brazilian coffee and is freshly roasted in the UAE. Extracted through advanced technologies for over six hours using purified cold water, this edition has a very intense and velvety taste. The sweet flavours of milk chocolate, hazelnut, brown ......read more

UAE Government Signs Sustainable Global Strategic Partnership Agreement with World Economic Forum

May 26, 2022: The UAE government and the World Economic Forum (Davos 2022) have announced the signing of a sustainable global strategic partnership agreement that ushers in a new era of continuous, fruitful bilateral cooperation over the past two decades. The agreement aims to boost the exploration of future opportunities, while augmenting integration and cooperation in supporting global efforts to achieve mutual objectives and develop comprehensive future plans and strategies.   The UAE-WEF Sustainable Global Strategic Partnership was unveiled during a high-level meeting between His Excellency Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi, UAE Minister of Cabinet Affairs, and Prof. Klaus Schwab, WEF Founder and President. The bilateral meeting was held on the sidelines of the WEF Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, from May 22 to 26, ......read more

Supporting Menstrual Hygiene Day

As women, we know how having (or not having) our period changes our life. We have been educated in schools, with our mothers, friends… and in my case, I have been menstruating long enough to understand what works and what doesn’t work for me. Not all women are this lucky. On the 28th of May, it is Menstrual Hygiene Day (MH Day) Menstruation is a big taboo. Something considered better to hide and never to mention. Well, if it is going to affect the lives of millions of ladies around the globe, if it is going to affect the school attendance rate, their chances to succeed in life… We better talk and talk loud about it! WHAT IS MENSTRUAL HYGIENE DAY? Menstrual Hygiene Day (MH Day) is a global advocacy platform that brings together the voices and actions of non-profits, government agencies, individuals, the ......read more

Double Your Productivity with the LG Gram +View

Portable Monitor for LG gram Combines an Ultra-Lightweight Form, Slim Design and a Premium Display for Advanced Multitasking    Dubai, May 25, 2022 – In today's fast-paced world, the ability to multitask and work from anywhere is essential to maximize productivity while keeping up with on-the-go lifestyles. Understanding the needs of today’s dynamic people, LG Electronics (LG) has introduced +view for LG gram (model 16MQ70) to the UAE. It is the series’ first-ever portable monitor from the upcoming 2022 LG gram lineup of premium laptops. Designed to double productivity, the LG gram +view allows users to customize their own setup any place, any time.  Expansive Portable Monitor and Premium Display Whether working on multiple tasks at once or focusing on just one on a large scale, productivity ......read more

DLD Mo'asher: April 2022 Witnessed Highest Number of Sales Transactions in Same Period Over Past decade

Highlights for April 2022   ● April 2022 had 6,983 sales transactions worth AED 18.2 billion. ● April sales transaction volume increased by 45.48% and the value increased by 66.62% year-on-year. ● April 2022 had 41,810 rental leases; 60.4% were new leases, while 39.6% were renewals.  ● 79.5% of rental transactions were annual contracts, while 20.5% were for non-annual leases.   Dubai, UAE, 25th May 2022:    According to Mo’asher, Dubai’s official Sales Price and Rental Performance index launched by Dubai Land Department (DLD) in cooperation with Property Finder, Dubai’s real estate market recorded 6,983 sales transactions in April. This represents a significant increase of 45.5% compared to April 2021, making it the highest performance for the ......read more

QNET Promises Fountain of Youth with Physio Radiance Expert

QNET adds new skincare line to its personal care product line, Physio Radiance Dubai – May 25, 2022: QNET, the leading e-commerce based direct selling platform has announced an exciting dermocosmetic skincare line called Physio Radiance Expert that promises to deliver a youthful look to the user.  The dermocosmetic product contains eight different clinically tested ingredients and is added with pre and probiotic for healthy skin microbiome. It is dermatologically proven to have substantial clinical benefits for both instant and long-term effects on the user’s skin.   Commenting on the launch of Physio Radiance Expert, QNET CEO Ms. Malou Caluza said, “The Physio Radiance Expert is a very exciting product to people who have been looking for a solution to aging skin. This product delivers ......read more

Gifts for Every Occasion with Pandora

Find the most meaningful gifts to surprise family and friends for all occasions. From the Pandora Moments collection pieces, celebrate every moment with the perfect gift from Pandora. Mark the most important milestones with meaningful jewellery that celebrate beautiful moments and big achievements. Bring extra magic to birthdays, graduations, weddings and more with pieces designed to capture the memories of the occasions that shape our lives. For your sister Celebrate her birthday with sparkling reminders of her unbreakable bond with you. The hand-finished sterling silver Happy Bday Balloon Dangle Charm is carefully shaped into balloons, decorated with hand-applied enamel and engraved with a ‘Happy Bday’ greeting. Style meets sentiment with the Openable Heart Locket Dangle Charm which opens to reveal the engraved ......read more

Trina Solar Keeps Second Spot for Global Module Shipments in First Quarter

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – May 25, 2022: Based on the financial statements of leading module manufacturers, several authoritative organizations have ranked the global PV and smart energy total solutions provider Trina Solar second worldwide in its shipments of 8GW modules. This is consistent with findings by PV InfoLink, an authoritative PV analysis agency, and PV-Tech, a world-renowned PV media outlet, which ranked global module shipments last year and had Trina Solar in second spot. The company says that this year it expects to hold its ranking by shipping modules totaling 43GW. Industry analysts say the high-reliability, high power, low-LCOE 210 modules that Trina Solar pioneered and that have become the mainstream of the industry have helped it in its great success. G12-210 Vertex technology has been widely accepted by ......read more

Airlines' ‘Blank Sheet of Paper' Moment Is Biggest Opportunity for a Generation

Airlines have a once in a generation opportunity to restructure, innovate and expand, said James Hogan today in a keynote address to the Global Aerospace Summit in Abu Dhabi.   “The global pandemic has been the biggest systemic shock in the history of aviation,” he said. “But that does give a unique opportunity for airlines that can move fast to respond to the situation.   “Smart operators will treat this as a ‘blank sheet of paper’ moment, looking to reinvent processes, products and mind-sets.  There is a huge opportunity in front of us for airlines to create a golden age of innovation and service.”   Speaking on the topic of ‘The renewal of the commercial aviation sector’, Mr Hogan identified five levers that can re-shape the future of ......read more

Hotpack Grows its Foothold in Morocco, joins Hands with Retail Holding in Regional Expansion

The north-western African country is a part of company’s goals to increase its pan regional presence Dubai, May 25, 2022:  Hotpack Global, the world’s leading manufacturer of disposable food packaging products, announced a regional expansion in Morocco, joining hands with the retail leader of the African nation, Retail Holding through its investment arm, Best Financiers.  The partnership agreement was signed by Mr. Abdul Jebbar P.B, Hotpack Global Managing Director, Mr. Zouhair Bennani, Chairman of Best Financiers, Mr. Abdellatif Merzaq, Director of Samaz (currently President of the new entity) and Mr. Ziad Merzaq, General Manager of Hotpack Global SA Morocco in Morocco in the presence of Mr. Riyad Alaissaoi, Financial Director of Best Financiers. In a statement, Hotpack said the partnership will lead to an ......read more

Department of Economy and Tourism Launches ‘Service Ambassador' Programme to Enhance Shopping Experience

Programme aims to upskill customer service and sales staff across businesses and retail outlets Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25, May 2022: Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism (DET) has launched a ‘Service Ambassador’ programme with the objective of improving the customer experience in Dubai and thereby reduce consumer complaints. The programme, developed by DET’s Commercial Compliance and Consumer Protection (CCCP) Sector and Dubai College of Tourism (DCT) in cooperation with the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) features a specialised course designed to assist employees in businesses and commercial groups elevate the quality and efficiency of their customer service. The Service Ambassador programme is part of a series of innovative initiatives being launched by CCCP to support ......read more

Dubai Customs Issues Eight Customs Policies to Facilitate Trade, Develop Measures and Controls

Dubai – 25, May 2022: To keep abreast of developments affecting Dubai’s foreign trade movement with various countries of the world Dubai Customs issues updates customs policies that secure the flow of trade and facilitates shipments and goods and their access to commercial markets without delay. Tariff & Origin Department has released eight major customs policies between January 2020 and April 2022 on customs measures related to passengers’ disclosure about currencies, negotiable financial instruments, precious metals and precious stones. Another customs policy was rolled out on the controls of free trade agreement with Singapore.  The customs policies issued during this period dealt with the procedures for proving the certificate of origin, and resolving related disputes to ensure that the origin of ......read more

FOCP Honoured in Two Categories at 2022 Edition of Global Good Governance (3G) Awards

Sharjah-based nonprofit recognised for untiring efforts in inspiring hope and easing the burden in the lives of those afflicted by cancer   Sharjah, May 25, 2022:  The successful and impactful strides made by UAE’s Friends Of Cancer Patients (FOCP) in raising strong public awareness and helping establish a strong culture of early detection, has earned the UAE-based nonprofit well-deserved accolades at the 2022 edition of the Global Good Governance (3G) Awards.  The prestigious 3G awards, a premier awards programme that recognises excellence in good governance and commitment to social welfare, has honoured FOCP in two categories this year, namely, 3G Leadership Award for Social Sector & Philanthropy 2022 and 3G Best Community Service Award 2022.  FOCP, which is working towards the vision of a world ......read more

SCFO Shines Light on its Achievements at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2022

Sharjah Child Friendly Office will be highlighting its vision, goals, and achievements to bolster Sharjah's status as a child- and family-friendly city to the fair’s global audience       Sharjah, May 25, 2022:  The Sharjah Child Friendly Office (SCFO), an affiliate of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFO), has marked its first participation at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF 2022). The entity is showcasing its innovative strategies and programmes to strengthen the emirate’s status as a child- and family-friendly city to the book fair’s global audience.   The Office is leveraging ADIBF’s international platform to highlight the leading efforts it has undertaken to safeguard child rights and build a nurturing environment to promote their wellbeing. ......read more

Kia and Rafa Nadal Launch ‘Kia Clubhouse' Initiative to Inspire Next Generation of Tennis Fans

- Global tennis experience aimed at making tennis more accessible  - Launch event in Paris gives local children skills and equipment to empower a lifelong love for the game  - Kia ambassador Rafa Nadal makes surprise appearance to inspire children - The initiative will tour major cities around the world ahead of upcoming tournaments   (Dubai, United Arab Emirates) May 25, 2022 – Kia Corporation and Rafa Nadal have collaborated to launch ‘Kia Clubhouse,’ a new initiative aimed at making tennis more accessible and inspiring the next generation of tennis fans. The inaugural event took place in Paris, France with 18 children from the local organization Fête le Mur and six children from the grassroots tennis club Gennevillois. In line with Kia’s ethos of ‘Movement That ......read more

UAE Space Agency Participates in Global Aerospace Summit 2022

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 25 May 2022:  The UAE Space Agency is participating in the Global Aerospace Summit 2022, hosted by Mubadala Investment Company. The summit is held at the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi on 24-27 May at Emirates Palace Hotel, with the participation of leaders in the aviation, space, and defence sectors from around the world. The summit, held under the theme of “prosperity supported by digital technologies,” will outline the rapid shift witnessed in the aviation, space, and defence sectors during the past few years, and the role of innovation and technology in developing these sectors in the future. Due to the growing interest by aviation and defence companies in advanced digital technologies and Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies, primarily AI, robotics, data analysis, and computerisation ......read more

The Region's First Precision Medicine Exhibition & Summit and EMERGE GHI Investment Forum Opens in Dubai

MENA’s Health-tech Sector Now Worth Over US$1.5 billion International Start-ups Head to Dubai’s EMERGE GHI On Investment Hunt Dubai, 24 May 2022: The Middle East’s first Precision Medicine Exhibition & Summit, co-located with EMERGE Gulf Health Innovation forum, opened today with a two-day run at the Conrad Hotel Dubai, with thought leaders and medical pioneers from Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the USA coming together to unearth new opportunities in the digital technology driven precision medicine (PM) field. Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Cabinet Member and Minister of State for Tolerance of UAE & President of UAE Genetic Diseases Association. Over 100 global biotech and healthtech entrepreneurs are heading to Dubai to drum up investment for ......read more

Day one of Global Aerospace Summit 2022: Commitments to Net Zero and Digital Innovation are Shaping a positive future for aerospace, aviation, space and defence

- Digital transformation is driving a significant resurgence and growth across the aerospace industry  - Sustainability and tackling climate change highlighted as top priority objectives for aviation  - Progress in defence partnerships driven by advanced contracting leading to cost savings and efficiency    24 May 2022 – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Day one of the sixth edition of the Global Aerospace Summit 2022, hosted by Mubadala, commenced today in Abu Dhabi. The event is the first in-person edition of the Summit since the 2018 edition, welcoming around 1,000 C-level leaders, experts and specialists from across the aviation, aerospace, space and defence sectors.    The opening ministerial address from H.E. Mohammed Ahmed Al Bowardi, UAE Minister of State for Defence Affairs, ......read more

UAE Banks Federation Strategic Partner of ACFE Fraud Conference Middle East 2022

Abu Dhabi, UAE; 24 May 2022:  UAE Banks Federation, the unified voice and representative body of UAE banks, has participated as a strategic partner in the ACFE Fraud Conference Middle East, held on Monday 23 May 2022 in Abu Dhabi Global Market, featuring prominent experts and partitioners from the financial sector. The conference, organized in cooperation with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), addressed major trends and challenges faced by the banking and financial sector in dealing with different kinds of frauds, especially emerging in the digital age characterized by increasing levels and types of frauds that are posing a threat to the financial and banking institutions and their customers. UBF’s support to the conference came as part of its continuous efforts in assisting and enabling member banks ......read more

UAE Delegation Highlight National Vision through Dialogue and Agreements at World Economic Forum

May 24, 2022: The official delegation of the UAE to The World Economic Forum ‘Davos 2022’ shed light on the unrelenting and continuous efforts made by the UAE in various fields of interest on global level, announcing new initiatives and agreements to further enhance collaboration with WEF in the fields of 4IR and future business models to support start-ups and to better prepare for future digital economy. Supporting global trade For his part, H.E. Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, said in a speech during his participation in the ‘Closing the Trade Finance Gap’ session that the UAE is keen to push the global economic growth to new heights. He said that UAE is committed to supporting efforts to promote global trade and fill funding gaps in trade and export business, and ......read more

Wear the Jewellery of Your Dreams and Show You Care with Evermore

International sustainably created diamond brand comes to Dubai promising crafted designer jewellery with stunning diamonds that are twice as large  Dubai, United Arab Emirates:  Are you ready for bigger, bolder, and better? Double down on your carats, colour and clarity and head to your nearest Siroya Jewellers store for some diamond shopping with a difference. EVERMORE, a new sustainably created diamond brand, has launched in Dubai, London, and Bahrain Under the aegis of Siroya ALTR, a recently announced joint venture between well-known UAE-based jewellery brand Siroya and New York based ALTR created diamonds, a world leader in high quality lab grown diamonds.  EVERMORE’s designs are inspired by moments when the feeling of more is being experienced. With diamonds twice as big for a lot less price-wise, ......read more

DHA's Dubai Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Centre Expands and Enhances Services

Centre equipped with latest technologies and has highly qualified medical expertise to serve the community and medical tourists. The centre will shortly begin providing specialised inpatient services. The recently expanded centre has 36 inpatient beds and can serve 160 outpatients on a daily basis.  Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 24, May 2022:   The Dubai Health Authority’s Dubai Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Centre (DPRC) has undergone further transformation and has extended its scope of service.  The centre will shortly begin to receive inpatients for physiotherapy and rehabilitation services. DPRC has partnered with Orpea Middle East to provide the highest quality of inpatient and outpatient physiotherapy and rehabilitation services to the population as well as medical ......read more

Samsung's Galaxy A73 5G: Where Awesome Truly is for Everyone

May 24, 2022:  The Galaxy A73 5G was recently launched in the UAE, the latest addition to the most popular existing Galaxy series, now more powerfully connected than ever. This light Galaxy A device not only blazes hyper fast 5G connection, but its two-day battery life can also carry customers’ most demanding multimedia lifestyles – with even more room to hold on to memories and most precious moments. The Galaxy A73 5G brings the latest technologies at the fingertips of all, all in one affordable, sleek and powerful device – where Awesome is truly for all. 5G  to power awesome experiences It's time to enter the next chapter. The Galaxy A73’s hyper fast 5G connection takes customers’ everyday mobile experiences and vastly enhances them with next-level speed. Feel truly connected with ......read more

Danube Properties unveils ‘Gemz'— an Ultra Luxurious Residential Milestone in Al Furjan, and announces Sanjay Dutt –Bollywood Superstar as the Brand Ambassador for Danube Group

Date: Dubai UAE, May 24, 2022   News Highlights   1. This unique project with stunning pyramid-shaped architecture will be a landmark; 2. The prime location of the project makes access to Sheikh Zayed Road convenient; 3. Built on the prime location, the project offers spacious apartment, top-of-the line amenities, easy access to public transport and malls, and a lot more; 4. The Grand Entrance Lobby of Gemz is sure to leave a great first impression; 5. Offering exclusive access to luxury amenities like state-of-the-art gym, anti-current swimming pool, lavish green outdoors, and an outdoor sky lounge on the 13th floor, the project redefines luxury living experience.    Danube Properties, the UAE-based pioneer in affordable property development and one of the most dynamic private real ......read more

National Biosecurity Committee Convenes First Meeting of 2022

Dubai-UAE: 24 May, 2022 – The National Biosecurity Committee held its first session of 2022 to examine multiple relevant issues and review the status of the deliverables and recommendations of its second meeting of 2021. Her Excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, presided over the meeting. The Committee discussed the preparations for the fifth UAE International Biosecurity Conference. Set to run in December 2022 under the theme ‘Vision of Tomorrow to Achieve Sustainable Biosecurity’, the conference will convene international and local experts and feature main sessions, side workshops, laboratory, and exhibition. It will highlight the challenges of biosecurity, the contribution of compliance to sound scientific and medical practices in achieving biosecurity, and the ......read more

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives Cooperates with World Economic Forum to Establish the Global Platform for Food Innovation Hubs

Dubai, UAE: 23 May 2022 – On the sidelines of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2022 at Davos, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI) has signed an agreement with the World Economic Forum (WEF) confirming the intention of the two sides to cooperate in the creation of the Global Platform for Food Innovation Hubs. WEF established the Food Innovation Hubs initiatives to strengthen local innovation ecosystems to facilitate food system transformation, and this new international platform will contribute to focusing and accelerating the scope of innovation to improve sustainable food production mechanisms around the world. The new Global Platform for Food Innovation Hubs aims to enhance joint international scientific and research cooperation in the field of food, exchange knowledge, experiences and data to ......read more

Dubai Customs Conducts 344 Training Courses in Q1 2022

Dubai - 23 May 2022:  Dubai Customs conducted 344 training courses for its employees during Q1 2022 within its strategic plan 2021-2026, which aims, among other objectives, to develop the competencies of its human capital and advance their skills and experiences.  The trainings, a total of 6,130 hours, targeted 974 employees, and they included 30 courses on customs work, 268 courses on specialized subjects such as IT, innovation, data science, AI, warehousing, intellectual property, 34 courses and workshops on administrative skills and 12 courses on developing and preparing leaders in Dubai Customs.  Training courses conducted by the Training Center grew considerably in number compared to previous years, and there was higher focus on behavioral and technical competency matrix and the latest government trends in the ......read more

First-Timers, Regular Patrons Bid Adieu to a ‘Soulful SCRF'

Visitors, publishers, volunteers, guests and participants share personal highlights from the 13th edition of the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival Sharjah, May 23, 2022 :  Visitors to the 13th annual Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF) – both first-timers and regular patrons – have thanked the event’s organisers for delivering an ‘enriching experience’ as they bid adieu to the 12-day cultural extravaganza yesterday (Sunday, 22 May).  The festival welcomed thousands of visitors who visited Expo Centre Sharjah to treat themselves and their families to an exciting curation of more than 1,900 cultural and literary activities. From cookery shows by celebrity chefs to popular performances by international artist groups, the lineup of daily activities had a series of ......read more

The JBT AeroTech-Sponsored Lewis Smith Emerges first in Round 1 of IAME Series UAE

Ras Al Kamiah 23, May 2022:  The international carting star Lewis Smith secured the first place in the IAME Series UAE Championship, Round 1, which that took place at RAK Track. The championship was organised in line with strategy of Ras Al Kamiah Government, under the wise leadership of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqer Al Gassmimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Kamiah, aimed at diversifying income by hosting a number of sports, cultural and social events. The 16 year old aspirant driver, sponsored by JBT AeroTech Corporation, a worldwide champion in the aviation support industry, stole the limelight from 12 skilful contestants from across the world in the X30 Senior category, for competitors aged 15 Years +. Rafael Jesus and Matteo Quintarelli secured the second and third place respectively. Liwes drove a ......read more

Kalimat Foundation Strengthens Social Bonds between Visually Challenged Children and Community at SCRF 2022

The non-profit creates a unique opportunity for visually impaired children and their sighted peers to interact and share, furthering its mission to create a truly inclusive society      Sharjah, May 23 2022:  Furthering its mission to empower differently-abled children by creating a more inclusive society for them and providing them with knowledge in accessible formats, Kalimat Foundation, the UAE-based global nonprofit, organised ‘World Feast’, a unique workshop at the 13th Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF), focused on creating more integrated and inclusive communities for the UAE’s young generations.  Organised in partnership with the Emirates Association of the Visually Impaired, the workshop, targeting children in the 5 – 10 years age group, was led by ......read more