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Ras Al Khaimah Exhibition Center sees nearly 300,000 visitors through its doors during the First Half of 2017…

Dubai, UAE, July 24, 2017:  Ras Al Khaimah Exhibition Center, a Ras Al Khaimah Chamber initiative, has successfully hosted nine different consumer and specialist exhibitions during the first half of 2017 which drew 296,374 local and international visitors.  Jamal Al Taher, Acting Director of RAK Exhibition Center, said: “The Center offered a wide variety of exhibitions and activities, and we benefited from a 4% increase in visitor numbers against the same period last year.” He emphasized the fact that the Center is one of the oldest exhibition centers in the country and an integral part of Ras Al Khaimah Chamber's efforts to support the exhibition and conference industry in the Emirate. He also added that these figures are an indication of the stability of the exhibition industry and its positive ......read more

Halal Expo Dubai To Strengthen UAE Lead in Halal Industry Development…

Key Announcements: The UAE is among the top three countries for the global Islamic indicator in many sectors such as halal food, travel, fashion, media, recreation and Islamic finance among others. The UAE ranked third after Malaysia and Bahrain in Islamic finance; the sector is estimated to cross the $4 trillion mark in 2019 compared to $1.21 trillion in 2013. Global expenditure of Muslim consumers forecast to reach $3.7 trillion by 2019. The Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre regularly measures the impact of halal initiatives on UAE’s GDP. Dubai, UAE, July 24, 2017:  Halal Expo Dubai will strengthen UAE’s goal of leading and developing the Halal industry in the Arab region and beyond. The county has immense potential and resources to be the hub of Islamic economy and for attracting foreign ......read more

QNET rounds up GCC Limitless Expo in Dubai…

Dubai, July 23, 2017:  Prominent Asian direct selling company QNET completed the final leg of their GCC Limitless Expo at Le Merédien Hotel in Dubai.. Themed ‘QNET Carnival’, the expo propagated QNET’s concept of ‘Absolute Living’ among families and individuals by displaying a wide and exciting range of lifestyle enhancing and wellness products. The concept of ‘Absolute Living’ was formulated to help people achieve a well-balanced life with a healthier body, mind, and spirit. Some of QNET’s best-selling products including the newly launched HomePure Nova Water Filtration System, Qafé green coffee for weight loss, supplements like Olé (made from pure olive leaf extracts), LifeQode Sun & Moon, and LifeQode EDG3, as well as its skincare range, Physio Radiance and DEFY, are put on ......read more

UAE: The Ultimate Hub for Conferences & Exhibitions…

 “25% INDEX’s Contribution to the Event’s Industry in the UAE” Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19th of July, 2017:  As a leading national company in events management, INDEX Conferences & Exhibitions, a member of INDEX Holding, have shared its yearly reports that reflect its contribution to the events sector that is witnessing a remarkable growth in the UAE. INDEX contributes by 25% to the growth of this industry through the number of new events, conferences and exhibitions it hosts in the UAE annually. The annual reports issued by INDEX have revealed the company’s contribution to the national economy in particular and its impact on the region in general. The number of visitors and participants who have come to Dubai to participate in conferences and exhibitions organized by INDEX has ......read more

NRI Teenager awarded India's Most Distinctive Global Indians Award…

Dubai born NRI - Simran Vedvyas Makes Every Moment Count Change through her work & action recognized Dubai, UAE, July 15, 2017:  NRI of the Year Awards - A Prestigious Award for Global Indians #YouDeserve Times Now, ICICI Bank and GIIS presented; the fourth edition of the prestigious NRI of the Year Awards 2017 at Hotel Grand Hyatt Mumbai, felicitating select Global Indians with India's most distinctive global awards. This award recognized the deserving spirit of those globetrotting Indians who have made a change by their work and action reaching the pinnacles of success globally by rising every day. From more than twenty five thousand nominations in various coveted award categories including the field of Entrepreneurship, Philanthropy, Academics, Arts and Business Professionals and a new category of ‘start ......read more

Bosch demonstrates urban mobility at 2017 Bosch Mobility Experience…

Technological solutions for better quality of life in cities Bosch vision for urban mobility: zero emissions, zero stress, zero accidents  Already 14 beacon smart-city projects worldwide Bosch Mobility Solutions growing three times faster than the market in 2017 Dubai, UAE, July 11, 2017:  Bosch is becoming a provider of mobility services for conurbations. In the future, the company will focus more on developing and providing mobility solutions in connected, smart cities. The demand  for smart mobility concepts for the urban environment is rising rapidly worldwide. More and more people in a limited amount of space will also mean more traffic, and thus more pollution, less green space, more noise, and more time wasted sitting in traffic.   At the Bosch Mobility Experience in Boxberg, Bosch recently ......read more

UWI official statement on UN World Population Day…

World Population Day Comment:  Key to Ensuring that the Middle East Thrives in a near 10-billion People Planet is to Continually Rethink Our Cities The UN recently upgraded its global population forecast to 9.8 billion by 2050 with sub-Saharan Africa accounting for much of the world’s population growth between now and then. Commenting on the regional implications of a near 10 billion people planet by 2050, Vafa Valapour, Principal at United World Infrastructure, said: Dubai, UAE – July 11:  “According to several measures, key countries across the Middle East and GCC in particular could witness above average population growth over the next few decades as growing numbers of global citizens search for the opportunities offered in their cities,” said Vafa Valapour, Principal at United World ......read more

Summer Bazaar '17 opens at the Dubai World Trade Centre…

An indoor cultural market and exhibition ‘Summer Bazaar’ opens its gates for all shoppers at Dubai World Trade Centre The entry is free of charge with great deals and bargains on shopping  Summer Bazaar runs parallel with Modhesh World and Truckers DXB in Hall #7  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 10, 2017:  Presenting a ‘cultural market’, Summer Bazaar kick-starts its exhibition at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). Offering a unique shopping experience and bringing different cultures from around the world under one roof, Summer Bazaar hosts a wide selection of merchandise, ranging from international handicrafts, apparel, beauty products, perfumes and oudh, home appliances, toys and baby items, accessories and featuring local & international foods.   The bazaar was ......read more

FIFA Club World Cup Mobile Roadshows to kick off Abu Dhabi Summer Season 2017…

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 05 July 2017:  Bringing Abu Dhabi Summer Season 2017 to a roaring kick-off, two Mobile Roadshows celebrating the 14th edition of The FIFA Club World Cup will take place at Bawadi Mall in Al Ain from the 6th of July to 8th of July and return from the 3rd of August to 5th of August. Organised by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), in partnership with leading event companies MBC Group, Alchemy Project, YAK Events and Oberoi Middle East Event, Abu Dhabi Summer Season is set to captivate residents and visitors with an extensive month-long programme of family-friendly shows and activations for the summer.  Hosted in anticipation of The FIFA Club World Cup 2017 that will witness teams from around the world compete for the title of world club champions at Zayed Sports City Stadium in ......read more

One Thousand Daily Winners Expected During Dubai Festival City's Biggest Ever DSS Celebrations…

Play in the largest Confetti Dome of its kind and shop for a chance to win AED 1 million worth of prizes including a new 2017 Lexus RC F Dubai, UAE, 2 July 2017:  Dubai Festival City is hosting its biggest Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) yet, giving thousands of visitors the chance to win AED 1 million worth of prizes. From 1st July until 12th August, shoppers that spend AED 250 or more get a chance to Shop.Pop.Win and be part of the draw for the Grand Prize - a new 2017 Lexus RC F. The fun virtual reality game, ‘Shop.Pop.Win’ allows participants the chance to land an array of gifts ranging from toys, restaurant vouchers, electronics, BBQs and hotel stays. Shoppers will also get the chance to play in the biggest ever Confetti Dome of its kind and capture the unique moments on camera.   Steven Cleaver, Director ......read more

Beat the heat and shop at the Summer Bazaar '17…

Held from July 6th to September 4th, 2017, Summer Bazaar ’17 is an indoor cultural market and exhibition for shoppers to beat the heat this season The entry will be free of charge with great deals and bargains on shopping  Summer Bazaar runs parallel with Modhesh World and Truckers DXB in Hall #7 at the World Trade Centre, Dubai   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 2, 2017:  Summer Bazaar presents a “cultural market” that offers a unique shopping experience bringing different cultures from around the world under one roof. Hosting a wide selection of merchandise, ranging from international handicrafts, apparel, beauty products, perfumes and oudh, home appliances, toys and baby items, accessories featuring local and international foods. The Summer Bazaar ’17 is set to run from 6th July ......read more

Michael Kors Celebrates Tatler's “English Roses 2017” At The Saatchi Gallery…

Photo Credits to: Getty Images for Michael Kors Dubai, UAE, July 1, 2017:  Michael Kors is pleased to announce that the following women wore Michael Kors to celebrate the opening of Tatler’s “English Roses 2017” exhibition on Thursday, June 29, 2017, in London, UK. Jourdan Dunn wore a black silk-georgette blouse and plongé pleated trousers from the Fall 2017 Michael Kors Collection. Edie Campbell wore a black bonded-wool battle jacket and black Jacqueline leather sandals from the Transeason 2017 Michael Kors Collection. Ella Richards wore a black-and-silver silk-moiré tuxedo jacket and cigarette pants from MICHAEL Michael Kors Holiday 2018 with a gunmetal Elsie clutch from MICHAEL Michael Kors and black Jacqueline leather sandals from Michael Kors Collection. Clara McGregor wore a black ......read more

Sharjah 1st Summer Campaign Launched with Entertainment, Promotions Packages to attract tourists…

Sharjah ,1 July 2017:  The Sharjah Summer campaign, due to last the whole summer season, kick started during the Eid holidays for the first time in Sharjah. The Sharjah Summer campaign's details began to unfold on June 27, 2017, displaying a huge package of diverse activities and entertainment events that target children and families, along with exclusive promotions offered by government entities, hotels, malls, travel agencies and airlines. Further tantalizing details are expected to unfold during the summer season, making Sharjah a desirable family tourism destination, stakeholders promise. The campaign, organized by a number of public and private sectors’ institutions under the umbrella of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), aims to bring a comprehensive tourism experience for residents and ......read more

IKEA Announces Fun-Filled Summer Academy For Children!…

Youngsters invited to enjoy two months of interactive indoor activities at IKEA over the summer holiday Dubai, 27 June 2017:  IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing retailer, has announced its plans for children across the UAE keeping them busy and entertained over the summer holidays. IKEA will be hosting the IKEA Summer Academy – a series of different indoor workshops for children aged six to 10. Beginning the 5th July up until the end of August, just before school term begins, youngsters can join the Academy and spend every Wednesday afternoon from expanding their creative and crafting skills through a series of educational and interactive activities. Special prizes will be awarded by IKEA for consistent Summer Activity participants. Every child will receive a personalised booklet and for each session they attend they will ......read more

Waleed Al Shami Performs Free Concert at Dubai Festival City…

Dubai Festival City marks the Official Opening of Dubai Summer Surprises 2017  Dubai, UAE, 27 June 2017:  To officially launch Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS), Dubai Festival City in partnership with Dubai Tourism is hosting a free concert on Saturday July 1st, with Iraqi superstar, singer and composer, Waleed Al Shami. Shoppers will have the chance to see Waleed ignite Festival Square with a breathtaking repertoire of his hottest hits. Steven Cleaver Director of shopping Malls, Dubai Festival City said: “We are excited to host Arabic icon, Waleed Al Shami and visitors will be treated to a free concert in celebration of the opening of DSS, set to mark what will be, one of the biggest Dubai Summer Surprises yet.” Additionally, from the night of Waleed’s performance throughout the period of DSS, every ......read more

Eid Al Fitr 2017…

Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al Adha are the two major festivals in Islam. Eid Al Fitr, or the 'festival of breaking fast', marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the beginning of Shawaal, the 10th month of the Islamic lunar calendar. Eid al-Fitr is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide. The religious Eid is the first and only day in the month of Shawwal during which Muslims are not permitted to fast. The holiday celebrates the conclusion of the 29 or 30 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting during the entire month of Ramadan. The date for the start of any lunar Hijri month varies based on the observation of new moon by local religious authorities, so the exact day of celebration varies by locality. The festival is celebrated by the 1.6 billion Muslims across the globe.  As you recite your prayers this ......read more

‘ Halal Expo Dubai ' to Focus on the US$2.3 Trillion Global Halal Industry, Including $1.4 Trillion Halal Food and Beverage Sector…

The 9th edition of the Halal Expo Dubai that takes place from Sept 18 and 19 at Roda Al Bustan Hotel, will focus on Halal standards, services and other human health benefits Date: June 24, 2017 Key Announcements: More than 100 organisations are expected to participate at the 9th Halal Expo – Dubai 2017, to take place at the Roda Al Bustan Hotel from Sept 18-19, 2017. Global Halal sector records an 8 per cent growth year-on-year to US$2.3 trillion Halal Expo to boost the UAE’s drive towards creating a Halal Economy and a centre of the global halal movement for clean, green and healthy life Annual spending in halal products and services is expected to touch $1.6 trillion annually by 2020, according to research  Dubai, UAE The global halal products and services sector is growing at 8 per cent ......read more

Dubai will be ‘United in Celebration' during 10th Edition of ‘Eid in Dubai- Eid Al Fitr'…

Arabic concerts by Majid Al Muhandis and Mohammed Al Shehhi Family-oriented entertainment and activities include renowned cartoon character shows and roaming acts at malls plus Modhesh World Chance to win fabulous prizes in retail promotions at malls across the emirate Dubai, UAE, 21 June 2017:  The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), is gearing up to usher in the 10th edition of the “Eid in Dubai” celebrations with a diverse line-up of events designed to offer families, residents and visitors many memorable moments during the upcoming Eid Al Fitr. ‘Eid in Dubai – Eid Al Fitr’ is a social initiative that was launched in 2008 to bring together people from diverse communities and cultures from within ......read more

Free science workshops at Zone 4, 9HIJRI - The Holy Month of Ramadan at The Dubai Mall…

Dubai, UAE, June 20, 2017:  Explore astronomy, physics and chemistry as you discover the importance that science has played for time-keeping, daily prayer and navigation throughout the history of Islam.  Zone 4 on The Dubai Mall’s journey of enlightenment through the Golden Ages of Islam, the Science zone, gives children and adults alike, an insight into the world beyond the stars, with Dubai Astronomy Group holding outdoor observation workshops, in line with the astronomy calendar during Ramadan; as well as Oculus stargazing throughout the month.  Children 4-12 years old can immerse themselves in hands-on educational and safe kid’s science experiments with Mad Science, igniting curiosity and imagination.  Discover Zone 4, Science, and more at 9HIJRI, The Dubai Mall, this Ramadan to explore the ......read more

Rugby Star Schalk Brits Tops Host of Celebrities at the Costa Smeralda Invitational 2017…

South African rugby ace emerges on top in Sardinian Festival of Sport Incredible weekend climaxes with charity Gala Dinner starring Pierce Brosnan and Global Gift Foundation Ambassador Pamela Anderson Dubai, UAE, June 18, 2017:  Saracens favourite Schalk Brits proved he was just as handy with a golf club as he is with the rugby ball today in Sardinia, edging out a star-studded field of celebrities at Pevero Golf Club as part of a special festival of sport at The Costa Smeralda Invitational 2017. After receiving some crucial tips from Solheim Cup captain Annika Sorenstam – who led a clinic before the golf event kicked off – Brits surged to victory in the Sardinian sunshine, finishing ahead of football legends Gianfranco Zola and Michael Ballack, who finished second and third respectively. Sorenstam was one of ......read more

Get Ready to Break 9 Guinness World Records at Ramadan Night Market this Weekend…

Dubai’s annual shopping and entertainment gala gives this amazing opportunity to visitors to participate in the record breaking competitions June 7, 2017, Dubai, UAE: UAE residents should gear up to make or break the Guinness World Records this weekend at the popular Ramadan Night Market being held at Dubai World Trade Centre, Hall 7 and 8 from 8 pm to 2 am. Visitors to the market will get an incredible chance to participate in 9 record breaking attempts. Mark 8th, 9th and 10th of June. Everyone is invited to be part of these historical moments. “When was the last time you had a chance to pen your name in the Guinness World Records? Probably not. So why not make the best of this truly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create history. Come this weekend, and you can try your luck at the Market to make or break world ......read more

Building Bridges Through Enabling Pluralism - A Dialogue…

Dubai, UAE, June 7, 2017:  The Ismaili Centre Dubai, in collaboration with The Embassy of Portugal and The Consulate General of Canada observed the holy month of Ramadan, a month of giving, with the message of enabling pluralism. The event, attended by over 200 dignitaries and guests of the Embassies of Portugal and Canada brought together voices from various backgrounds in hopes of attaining a world where difference is a powerful force that can help us build together a better life for all. The event, held at the Ismaili Centre Dubai, reflected a strong partnership between the Ismaili Imamat and the two countries, Portugal and Canada who together, aim to support the vision of pluralism and attain peaceful ways to overcome the challenges of living amongst diverse societies. The Ismaili Imamat, through various partnerships and ......read more

Arab Luxury World 2017 announces winners of its first Global Student Competition…

Dubai, UAE, June 06, 2017:  Arab luxury world 2017, the Middle East’s leading luxury business conference, has announced the winners of its first-ever Global Student Competition, which was launched to showcase the views of the next generation on the future of the luxury, design and fashion businesses. Lama Balaghi from INSEAD Business School and Vivien So from Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) wrote the winning entries, which were judged by a jury of sector experts on May 21 and announced on May 23 during the second day of the conference at The Westin, Dubai.  Lama Balaghi’s entry – ‘The Internet of Fashion’ – focused on how the ‘Internet of Things’ is transforming the future of fashion, including the optimisation of manufacturing processes and customer targeting, ......read more

Exhibitors Buoyed by Positive Outcomes as Automechanika Dubai 2017 Concludes…

Middle East and Africa’s largest automotive aftermarket trade show attracts 28,839 visitors from 134 countries Automechanika Dubai 2017, the 15th edition of the premier trade exhibition for the automotive aftermarket in the wider region, came to a close, attracting 28,839 visitors from 134 countries. Trade buyers and industry representatives were on the lookout for new suppliers, fresh product ideas, spare parts and essential equipment.  Among the highlights of Automechanika Dubai 2017, which featured 1,955 exhibitors from 57 countries who took 69,089 sqm of exhibition space, was the spate of regional and global product launches by exhibitors from across the world, looking to make a major impact in the regional marketplace. It also featured the Automechanika Academy, where the latest updates about Dubai’s auto ......read more

Design International Honoured with ‘Designer of The Year' - Special Commendation…

A night to remember at the elegant Palazzo Versace Hotel, Dubai. Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2017:  They say good things happen when you least expect it, and this year’s RLI Awards was just that for architecture practice, Design International.  500 guests waited in suspense at the charming Palazzo Versace Hotel, Dubai, as the winners of each category were slowly unveiled, one by one. The ceremony, now in its twelfth year, brings together the top industry leaders within retail and leisure.  Having won a series of accolades for a number of projects over the years, the ‘Designer of the Year’ special commendation award adds the finishing touches to a story the company have been telling the world through their designs and their commitment to innovative architecture. Each project has a purpose, narrative and ......read more

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Al-Futtaim Takes Part in Careers UAE 2017 to Boost Emirati Workforce…

Dubai, UAE, April 6, 2017: Dubai-headquartered Al-Futtaim, one of the most progressive regional business houses in the Middle East, has confirmed its presence at the UAE’s foremost recruitment, education and training event exclusively for UAE nationals, Careers UAE 2017, that will be held from 9 - 11 April at Dubai World Trade Center.  With over 650 Emirati employees working at ......read more

Cooperation between the Supreme Legislation Committee and the Permanent Committee of Labor Affairs ...…

UAE, 5 April 2017- The Supreme Legislation Committee (SLC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Permanent Committee of Labor Affairs in Dubai (PCLA) to ensure the proper implementation of the legislation regulating employment affairs in line with the national drive to protect workers’ rights; one of the strategic priorities of Dubai in particular and of the UAE in ......read more

“TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA x LG: S.F_SENSES OF THE FUTURE” Lights Up Milano Design Week…

Large-Scale Light Installation Highlights LG’s Human-Centric  Design Philosophy at World’s Largest Design Show   Dubai, Apr. 5, 2017 — Milano Design Week, the largest and most famous event celebrating design around the world, is the setting for a collaborative, large-scale light installation by LG and Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka. Entitled TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA ......read more

Bollywood Superstar Strikers Vs Dubai Dashers XI to clash in a Celebrity Football Match…

Event brought in association with Sohail Khan Entertainment. Superstar Salman Khan to make an appearance. Meher Miracles announces the launch of its flagship sports and entertainment event, EFB in Dubai With combined strengths of Meher Miracles, Aranca, Scinemasters, JA Events LLP & Dubai Sports Council, Dubai will experience sports and entertainment coming together through a unique ......read more

Dow and DuPont Announce Amendments to Transaction Merger Agreement…

UAE, April 03, 2017- DuPont (NYSE: DD) and Dow (NYSE: Dow) today announced several amendments to the companies’ transaction agreement involving the proposed merger of equals and intended subsequent separation into three independent publicly traded companies. To accommodate the requirements of DuPont’s recently announced transaction with FMC, Dow and DuPont have amended Section ......read more

UAE emerging as global education hub amidst influx of regional and global learners…

April 03, 2017– Tertiary enrollment in the UAE continues to rise as a direct result of its population boom and growing status as a destination of choice among overseas students seeking quality international higher education. According to an industry study, the UAE will need around 42,000 additional seats by 2020 to accommodate the expected influx of learners from all over the world. ......read more

Egypt Property Show to kick off global roadshow in Dubai…

April 2, 2017- Egypt Property Show (EPS), the first Egyptian real estate global roadshow featuring premium development from Egypt’s top developers, will kick off in Dubai from May 5 to 7, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Center to bring closer to Egyptian home buyers living abroad and foreign investors an array of luxury properties and turnkey solutions for international real estate investors. ......read more

ADNEC Begins International Promotional Campaign for UMEX 2018, SimTEX 2018, IDEX and NAVDEX 2019…

Campaign aims to reinforce Abu Dhabi’s position as region’s go-to events capital Abu Dhabi-UAE: 29 March, 2017:  Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) announced the launch of an international promotional campaign for its defence exhibitions, which include the upcoming Unmanned Systems Exhibition and Conference (UMEX 2018) and the Simulation and Training Exhibition and ......read more

Immersive attractions rule at DEAL 2017: IEC…

‘DEAL 2017’ to redefine entertainment with 12D technology Dubai, UAE, March 29th, 2017: DEAL 2017 ushered in the much touted 12D technology for gaming and movie buffs who would witness real-life experience which would not only be interactive but also immersive in nature. During the third day, exhibitors signed contracts for innovative products and projects, amusement rides and ......read more

DuPont™ Nomex® Marks First 50 Years of Enabling Endless Possibilities…

March 29, 2017 – DuPont Protection Solutions today announced that it is kicking off a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of DuPont™ Nomex®, an inherently heat- and flame-resistant fiber used to help provide protection to millions of people and critical processes worldwide.  Throughout the year, a series of celebratory events and activities will be held to not only ......read more

Dubai will continue to lead the region's indoor entertainment industry: IEC…

The region witnesses state-of-the-art innovations in the entertainment and amusement industry at the DEAL show Dubai, UAE, March 28th, 2017: International Expo Consults (IEC) announces that 2017 would be a huge turnaround year in the amusement and entertainment sector as the 23rd edition of DEAL show (Dubai Entertainment, Amusement, and Leisure) unveiled the latest innovations from across the ......read more

Dow and DuPont Receive Conditional Approval from European Commission for Proposed Merger of Equals…

UAE, March 28, 2017- DuPont (NYSE: DD) and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted conditional regulatory clearance in Europe of the companies’ proposed merger of equals. This regulatory milestone is a significant step toward closing the merger transaction, with the intention to subsequently spin into three independent publicly traded ......read more

19th Edition of the L'Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Awards Honouring Women Who Have the Power ...…

FEATURING PROFESSOR NIVEEN KHASHAB FROM THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA AND DR. NAZEK AL ATAB FROM THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES AMONG THE WINNERS Dubai, March 27th 2017:  For the 19th edition of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards Ceremony that was held in Paris this week, the international scientific community gathered to honour and celebrate 5 exceptional women scientists and ......read more

H.E. Al Mansoori discusses stronger cooperation in several vital areas with Mexico…

Abu Dhabi, March 26, 2017: H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy, recently received Francisca Elizabeth Mendez Escobar, Mexico's new Ambassador to the UAE, with whom he discussed ways to enhance cooperation in a number of priority areas for both countries. The meeting held at the Ministry's Dubai headquarters touched on the results of the recent visit of a UAE ......read more

‘Safety' of prime importance in the region's Leisure & Entertainment Industry: MENALAC…

Two-day LEA conference to focus on safety and leadership in the entertainment and amusement industry in the region Dubai, UAE, March 26th, 2017: MENALAC - the Middle East and North Africa Leisure and Attractions Council - brings together the leading companies within the region’s entertainment industry, including the theme parks, visitor attractions, water park and family entertainment ......read more

Dubai Courts' ‘Shoor' selected as one of initiatives of seven emirates for ‘Year of Giving 2017'…

UAE, March 25, 2017 – In line with the directives of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE President, to promote the culture of giving and instill the value of generosity in society, the Dubai Courts have reaffirmed anew their commitment to the government’s initiative declaring 2017 as the ‘Year of Giving.’ As a demonstration of this commitment, the Dubai Courts ......read more

HE Salem Ahmad Almoosa awarded with Certificate of Appreciation by Juvenile Awareness and Welfare ...…

UAE, March 25, 2017– H.E. Salem Ahmad Almoosa, Founder and Chairman of Salem Ahmad Almoosa Enterprises, was recently awarded with the Certificate of Appreciation by the Juvenile Awareness and Welfare Association during an event commemorating its 25th anniversary. He was honored for his efforts and positive contributions to the association’s events, activities, and programs organized ......read more

Top Talents Honoured at MENA Digital Awards 2017…

IMPACT BBDO Dubai awarded Agency of the Year and BBDO Worldwide named Network of the Year Dubai, United Arab Emirates – March 23, 2017:  The world’s foremost digital advocates gathered at the Westin Hotel on 22nd March to attend the fourth edition of the MENA Digital Awards (MDA) and honour digital talent, efforts and innovation in the region. The awards ceremony followed the ......read more

Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce closely monitors Brazil meat probe…

UAE, March 23, 2017 – The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) released a statement declaring that it is closely following the developments of operation Carne Fraca, which is the ongoing investigation on meat processing plants. “In the capacity of an organization that for 65 years has been responsible for the close ties between importers and exporters from Brazil and the 22 ......read more

Supreme Legislation Committee to promote more creative ideas in newly-launched ‘Happiness Cup' ...…

UAE, March 23, 2017- As part of the celebration of the International Day of Happiness, and in line with the efforts to achieve its goals and objectives to provide a happy work environment conducive to creativity and innovation, the General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee in the Emirate of Dubai (SLC) has launched the pioneering edition of the 'Happiness Cup' annual ......read more

CRA, IIC Host Annual Telecommunication & Digital Media Forum in Doha…

Regional regulators, policy makers and telecoms experts from around the world gather in Doha for the two-day forum  Doha, March 23, 2017:  The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) is co-hosting the International Institute of Communication’s Telecommunications and Digital Media Forum (TDMF) in Qatar from March 22 to 23. The Forum has brought together regional and ......read more

Drake and Scull signs-off the sale deal of its ownership share in the ONE PALM development in Dubai…

UAE, March 23, 2017– Drake & Scull International PJSC (“DSI” or the “Company”), a regional engineering and services leader, signed today the sale deal of its ownership share in the ONE PALM development in Dubai.  The ONE PALM development, a joint venture project between Omniyat Properties and DSI, was launched in 2014. The flagship project is located on ......read more

Department of Economic Development – Ajman launches new event aimed at raising awareness on ...…

UAE, March 22, 2017- The Commercial Control and Consumer Protection Department of the Department of Economic Development - Ajman (DED-Ajman) will launch tomorrow (March 23, 2017) an event that is aimed towards increasing awareness on the promotion of a key culture of consumption among consumers and investors. The event, which coincided with the celebrations for 'Gulf Day for Consumer ......read more

Global Village Celebrates International Day of Happiness Spreading Joy and Cheer!…

Dubai, 22th March, 2017:  Global Village, the region’s leading multicultural festival park, participated in the ‘International Day of Happiness’ celebrations in the UAE, with its own festive line up of exciting activities.  The Happiness Welcoming Team: Global Village’s front line staff wore specially designed ‘smiley’ t-shirts to welcome ......read more

Arabia CSR Network to hold workshop highlighting the significant role played by stakeholders in ...…

UAE, March 21, 2017- Arabia CSR Network, the Middle East region's leading training service provider and think tank, is set to highlight the significant role played by stakeholders across many of today's organisations in a special one-day workshop to be held on April 9, 2017 in Dubai. The workshop will cover key sessions aimed at throwing the spotlight on the importance of stakeholder ......read more

Inauguration in Dubai of the Alabaster Tower of Pisa…

Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2017:  The Project of “The Leaning Tower of Pisa in Japan and in the United Arab Emirates” supported by Tuscany Tourism Board, Chamber of Commerce of Pisa, Municipality of Pisa and Municipality of Volterra. After the success of Tokyo, it will arrive in Dubai and inaugurated on the 20th of March at 7.30pm.  The exhibition of the Alabaster Tower, which ......read more

The Supreme Legislation Committee focuses on happiness and positive energy enablers during a ...…

March 20, 2017- In line with the UAE vision to foster a culture of happiness and positivity at the local level, the General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee organised a presentation that focused on introducing key initiatives instilling happiness and positive thinking among its employees. The presentation gave special attention to knowledge enrichment and individual skill ......read more

Dubai Culture Spreads Joy from the Inside Out on International Happiness Day 2017…

The Authority marks the day with a range of internal and external initiatives to spread joy inside the Authority and beyond to the whole community Dubai, UAE, March 20 2017:  Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has celebrated International Happiness Day 2017 with a range of internal and external initiatives that have ......read more

Dubai Chamber celebrates International Day of Happiness…

Chamber organised and hosted special event at its headquarters to mark the occasion  Copies of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed’s new book “Reflections on Happiness & Positivity” distributed to guests H.E. Buamim: Dubai Chamber is committed to supporting UAE Happiness Charter and improving satisfaction among our employees and customers Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2017:  ......read more

Dubai Airport Freezone Authority releases new ‘Strategic Plan 2017 – 2021'…

UAE – March 20, 2017 - H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), has revealed the launching of DAFZA’s new ‘Strategic Plan 2017 – 2021’ designed to support the vision of building a Freezone that goes beyond, in line with the strategic goals of Dubai Plan 2021. The official announcement was made during ......read more

UAE could become world's leading theme park revenue generator: IEC…

UAE theme park revenue growth set to increase by 78 per cent Dubai, UAE, March 20th, 2017: UAE will play a pivotal role in the global billion dollar theme park and amusement industry as per International Expo Consults, the organisers of the DEAL 2017 show. UAE is set to trigger the theme park revenue growth as it is set to increase by 78 per cent to US$837 million by 2019 as per ......read more

Post-Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge workshop tackles field's future & impact on ...…

Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 19, 2017 -International robotics experts shared insights on the future of robotics, expected challenges, and impacts on science and social development during a workshop conducted today (Sunday, March 19, 2017) after the conclusion of the inaugural Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) that took place from March 16 to 18 at the Yas Island Marina Circuit ......read more

The Navigator Company consolidates presence at Paperworld Middle East…

Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017:  The Navigator Company, Europe's leading manufacturer of UWF  printing and writing paper, took part for the fifth year running in Paperworld Middle East (Hall4, Stand E12), in Dubai, from 14th to 16th March. Company's central aim is to build further on the business relationships it has been developing in the region, which have enjoyed a clear boost ......read more

The Mall at World Trade Center Celebrates the UAE's Year of Giving with its Pre-Loved Stories & ...…

March 19th, 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE:   The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (The Mall at WTCAD) is proud to announce that it has partnered with “Wanna Read?”, the commendable charity led by Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan. This collaboration is celebrating the UAE’s Year of Giving by hosting its first spectacular charitable pre-loved stories & book ......read more

MEA's production turnover of tanned and dressed leather is expected to reach US$4.22 billion by 2020…

Global interest in regional leather market builds ahead of Leatherworld Middle East 2017 Dubai, March 19, 2017:   Global interest in the Middle East and Africa’s (MEA) leather industry is gaining momentum, as international tanneries, designers, suppliers, and manufacturers look to boost business prospects at the region’s dedicated leather trade show in Dubai.  Debut ......read more

MBZIRC tournament shifts to high gear as teams vie for AED 5 million prize…

Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 17, 2017- The inaugural Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) is now in full swing, with 26 teams from 15 countries currently deploying their customized unmanned ground and aerial vehicles to compete in three challenges being held in separate arenas. The Grand Challenge will be held tomorrow (Saturday, March 18, 2017), the event’s last day, with ......read more

Minister of Education H.E. Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi foresees UAE's leadership in robotics as ...…

Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 16, 2017 – H.E. Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi, UAE Minister of Education, expressed optimism in the country’s ability to lead global robotics development as the first-ever Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) opens today (Thursday, March 16, 2017) at the Yas Island Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The Minister also noted the relevance of the ......read more

Royal Commission of Jubail & Yanbu Reclaim the Guinness World Record Title for ‘Largest Carpet of ...…

Dubai, UAE, 15 March, 2017:   During the opening of the 11th ‘Flower and Garden Festival’ in Yanbu, KSA, Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking, has confirmed that the Royal Commission of Jubail & Yanbu has broken the Guinness World Record for the ‘largest carpet of flowers’.   Reclaiming their title from 2014, The Royal Commission ......read more

DuPont Protection Solutions, Matching Performance to Threats with Enhanced DuPont™ Kevlar® XP and ...…

UAE, March 15, 2017– DuPont Protection Solutions (DuPont), maker of the famous and original DuPont™ Kevlar® fiber, launched further enhancements to its established Kevlar® XP and XD Technologies for soft armor at IDEX 2017. With over 1 million vests sold, Kevlar® XP enhanced technology offers superior stopping power with fewer layers, blocking bullets early to limit ......read more

Paperworld Middle East 2017 opens in Dubai, featuring 313 exhibitors from 42 countries…

New record in exhibitor numbers marks 7th edition of region’s dedicated stationery, paper, and office supplies trade fair  Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2017:  Paperworld Middle East 2017, the region’s leading trade fair for stationery and office supplies, opened in Dubai today (14 March), as 313 exhibitors from 42 countries offer up a smorgasbord of school and gift articles, ......read more

Dubai to Host Emirates Forensic in April 2017…

Held under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14th of March, 2017:  Dubai hosts the region’s largest event on forensic science and forensic medicine; Emirates International Forensic Science Conference and Exhibition, from 2-4 April 2017, at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre. The 1st ......read more

Paperworld Middle East 2017 to open 14th of March in Dubai…

Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2017:  International suppliers of stationery and office supplies are turning to the Middle East and Africa (MEA) for future business growth, with the UAE presenting itself as the ideal gateway to access hard-to-reach markets. Growth in the global stationery and office supplies market is expected to come from emerging markets such as the MEA.   Analysts TechNavio ......read more

Atiq Juma Nassib and Juma Bin Humaidan inaugurate MEFMA Confex 2017…

March 13, 2017- Senior Vice President of Commercial Services of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry Atiq Juma Nassib and Dubai Land Department Deputy Director Juma Bin Humaidan led the opening ceremony of the 6th Middle East Facilities Management Association (MEFMA) Confex today March 13, 2017 at The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, in the presence of Marwan Bin Ghalita, CEO of the Real Estate ......read more

Family-friendly Fun Awaits Equestrian Enthusiasts at Dubai International Horse Fair…

Entertainment and activities lined up for all ages include petting zoo, pony riding, Spanish horse “ballet”, heritage village and equestrian art gallery Experience the thrill of a horse auction as equine aficionados bid for the finest Arabian thoroughbreds in the world  Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2017:  An action-packed weekend is in store for horse fans when the 13th Dubai ......read more

Dubai Land Department is a strategic partner for the Middle East Facilities Management Conference ...…

Dubai, 12 March 2017:  Dubai Land Department (DLD) will provide support for the Middle East Facilities Management Conference (MEFMA) through its strategic partnership with the Middle East Facilities Management Association (MEFMA). The sixth edition of the conference will take place on 13th and 14th March 2017 at The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina.  DLD has confirmed that a delegation of ......read more

Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation Honors 371 Outstanding Students at Special Ceremony…

Dubai-UAE: 12 March, 2017:  Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) hosted a ceremony to honor 371 outstanding achievers students under its care. Held at Armani Hotel in Dubai, the event drew the participation of His Excellency Dr. Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi Minister of Climate Change and Environment, and His Excellency Dr Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education and ......read more

Joined-up Thinking Needed for Japan's Air Transport Infrastructure…

Olympics are an Opportunity to Drive Critical Change Dubai, UAE, March 9, 2017:  The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on Japan to prepare its airport infrastructure for the 2020 Olympics and future growth of the tourism industry using joined-up thinking and extensive consultation with industry. Japan has set aggressive targets for attracting international ......read more

Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan Presents Awards to Recognise International Womens Day…

‘Humanitarian of the year awarded to young female charity founder for inspiring others to make a difference’ Dubai, UAE, 8 March 2017:  International Women’s Day has been celebrated with an honouring of role models in the Middle East by His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development. The WOW Film Fair Middle East ......read more

Agriteq 2017 kicks off on 22nd of March with participation of leading agricultural companies from ...…

Doha, Qatar, March 8, 2017– Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Qatar is all set to host the fifth edition of Qatar International Agricultural Exhibition (Agriteq 2017) being organized Ministry of Municipality and Environment of Qatar in collaboration with IFP Qatar Ltd from March 22 to 25, 2017 at Doha ......read more

4th Advanced Conference on Trade Compliance in the Middle East discusses boosting customs practice ...…

Dubai Customs shares with conference delegates its experience in implementing AEO program  Dubai – 7 March 2017:  The 4th advanced conference on Trade Compliance in the Middle East has discussed ways to enhance customs practice in the GCC towards ensuring reduced cost of trading and increased compliance with trade regulations.  Organized by C5 group, the event was held ......read more

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