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Businesses at Jafza and employees will be able to enjoy the convenience and choice at the du facilityDUBAI, UAE, 13 December 2017:  UAE-based telecommunications service provider, du, recently signed a strategic agreement with Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), a DP World Company. In line with this agreement, du will expand its Business Centre facili... Read more
Company reaffirms position at forefront of global sustainability efforts through joining The Climate Group's EP100, RE100 initiatives Dubai, UAE: 13 December, 2017 –   Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has committed to obtaining 100 percent of its electricity from ... Read more
Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2017:   LG has paved the way for a plethora of electronics and home appliances, however its commitment to the development of televisions and in particular OLED technology has set a new standard of excellence by which televisions today and in the near future, will be measured. LG has succeeded in increasing its sha... Read more
Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2017:  Inspired by the codes of sport and urban style, Lacoste motion collection associate strong graphics with a pure and minimalized design. Dial dressed with the Lacoste word at 3 o’clock and its crown at 4 o’clock reinforces this urban spirit and is resolutely modern. Motion is totally out the... Read more
The Dh65 million furniture store looks to address import dependency The three-floor hyper store located in Al Barsha, Dubai, is poised to become a modern homemaker’s paradise with abundance of choice and convenience Company plans five more large-format retail outlets to spread the brand and address gap in the Dh65 billion home furnishing and... Read more
Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2017:  Premium quality, Elegance and Luxury are some of the characteristics that define the first PappaRoti Boutique which opened today at Emirates Towers in Dubai. The event was attended by Ms. Rahsa Al Danhani, Owner and Founder of PappaRoti Café and PappaRoti Boutique, High Officials, VIPs and leading media represen... Read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 13 December 2017:  Turkish Airlines announces special fares to Turkey this winter, offering passengers an opportunity to experience the beauty of Turkey on their holidays. Passengers from the UAE can now book a ticket directly to Atatürk for a price starting from AED 2,300 and to Sabiha Gökçen Airp... Read more
The musical event witnessed participation of over 600 studentsUnited Arab Emirates, Dubai, December 13th 2017:  Dubai City rolled out the red carpet for Brooklyn Melodies Music Center as students of all ages performed their much-loved arts – playing music, ballet and dance. The musical event which runs from December 11th to 15th at ... Read more
Children to meet new story characters every week; spark their imagination and learn creative concepts the fun way December 13, 2017; Dubai, UAE:  Winter has arrived in the UAE and the cool air brings with it an insatiable appetite for some wonderful winter-related stories for children. This season, British Orchard Nursery will explore the... Read more
Panda, a bespoke Japanese card game exclusively launches at SOLE DXB, set to wow the world, starting with the region.Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13th December 2017:  Panda, an iconic card game, has officially launched in the region, marking its exclusive debut at this year’s SOLE DXB event. Re-created by visionaries; Hisham Lahouas... Read more
Stay on top of your game for the year ahead Dubai, UAE, 13th December 2017:  Every year most of us write new year’s resolutions to guide and improve our health and body. We hear you! We do wish the same thing as well and hope to maintain a well balance life. This time around, as we all fight for natural beauty, we will not... Read more
Be dangerously beautiful with Nouveau Lashes & Beauty’s aftercare products to use at home to ensure all eyes are on you The ultimate lash brand, Nouveau Lashes & Beauty may be best known for their in-salon wonder treatments including the ever popular LVL lash lengthening treatment and bespoke SVS lash extensions. Their aftercare ... Read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 13th December, 2017:  H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, ADFCA, today officially opened SIAL Middle East 2017, the region’s fastest growing business trade event for the food, drink and hospitality industr... Read more
Dubai, UAE, 13 December 2017 –  With memories of the cheers of merriment and chimes of sleigh bells echoing around the fireplace, indulge in the warm flavours of luscious chocolate, succulent fruits and Christmas spices in a tantalising yuletide feast with TWG Tea this December. Let the festivities begin with a Joy of Christmas... Read more
 

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Dubai, UAE, December 14, 2017:  women'secret, a Spanish lingerie brand, has got a festive treat for your closet. This season's collection has something for every occasion - whether you're looking to amp up your confidence or to snuggle down with some hot cocoa. Not limited to just lingerie, women'secret offers a stylish array of basic garments, robes, and pajamas too. Take your pick from three luxurious fabrics this winter - plumeti, lace, and tulle. The frou-frou and lace collection features ribbons and ruffles while the plumeti turns down the flamboyance for the minimalist in you.  For cozy nights at home - women'secret's Christmas set offers pajamas ......read more

140 films from near and far brought cinephiles, film fans and industry professionals together  Final day recognises excellence in regional filmmaking with Muhr Awards announced Dubai, 14 December 2017:   Eight days of DIFF’s trademark silver-screen magic closed today with an epic Closing Night Gala, marking the close of the 14th edition of the Festival. DIFF took over the city between 6 – 13 December with screenings of 140 films from globally acclaimed filmmakers and regional talent, and unparalleled industry networking opportunities and insights from the best in the business today. Continuing to raise the profile of Arab film on an international stage, th ......read more

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates December 14, 2017:  Etihad Airways was this week recognised for its commitment to travellers’ wellbeing after announcing it will become the first airline in the Middle East to offer Weqaya-approved meal selections onboard its flights.    The Department of Health (DoH) acknowledged the efforts of the UAE’s national carrier at a ceremony at SIAL Middle East 2017, one of the region's leading events dedicated to the food, beverage and hospitality sectors, which is being held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, and Chairman of th ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 14, 2017:  With the season getting into full swing, it’s time to get ready to sparkle!   Paris Gallery has you covered with its wide range of party season essentials including beauty, fragrances, accessories, watches and leather goods to deck you up.   ...read more

Cherish your holiday by securing your data easily with Western Digital Dubai, UAE, December 14, 2017:  WESTERN Digital Corporation (WDC) wishes everyone a splendid holiday and encourages everyone to keep their memories safe effortlessly, so their happy memories can last forever. WDC enjoys a wide range of high-tech storage devices from Western Digital (WD) and SanDisk that are essential for eternalizing the precious moments you enjoy with your family, friends and loved ones. Put your digital life on the stylish, maximum capacity My Cloud Home, iXpand Base, and My Passport. Relive your memories through the following products from WD and SanDisk: WD My Cloud Home:  Easy to ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 14, 2017:   This December, residents of the United Arab Emirates can avail VFS Global’s special Christmas offers when applying for their UK or Australia visas at the luxurious Platinum Lounge or when opting for doorstep visa services, available for visas to UK, South Africa, Turkey, Singapore, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Portugal and Hungary. Platinum Lounge Christmas offer: UK and Australia visa applicants using the Platinum Lounge facility, located at Wafi Mall, Dubai, can now avail the buy one get one free offer when applying for their visa. The Platinum Lounge service is designed to provide best in class customer care and personalisation at e ......read more

Customer Happiness Center to receive dealers in Dubai at the new center   Dubai-UAE: 14 December, 2017 –  The UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) is moving its headquarters from Abu Hail in Dubai to a new state-of-the-art building in Al Ruwayyah 2 on Sunday, December 17, 2017.    The new eco-friendly headquarters building has been designed using sustainable building materials and cutting-edge technologies to promote energy efficiency, in line with international environment safety standards and green building requirements.     Taif Mohammad Al Amiri, Director of Government Communication Department ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 14, 2017:   The festive season has arrived and leaves you with long working days and lengthier nights. The hectic schedule takes a toll on your body and leaves you feeling sluggish and grumpy. What can you do to energise yourself? Enter H2GO, launched by QNET, a prominent Asian direct selling company, to rid you off exhaustion and fatigue, instantly boosting your energy levels, and keeping you charged up for all the fun activities this December.   H2GO is an instant energy booster and contains anti-fatigue tablets that converts plain water into H2-rich water. Hydrogen molecules, which are light and small, are rapidly diffused deep in ......read more

58 award winners announced at the MEPRA Awards INFINITI Middle East with TBWA RAAD, OMD and Four Communications Group win Best Integrated Campaign of the year Etihad Airways wins in-house team of the year December 14, 2017 Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The region’s public relations industry gathered last night in Dubai to celebrate the 9th annual Middle East Public Relations Association Awards,   Weber Shandwick MENA won the coveted Agency of the Year award. INFINITI Middle East with TBWA RAAD, OMD and Four Communications Group won the Best Integrated Campaign of the year for the "Together for a world first" campaign, while Etihad Airways won the In-Hous ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 14, 2017:  ‘Be There’ at The Dubai Mall this winter, the flagship retail and entertainment destination of Emaar Malls in the heart of Dubai. Celebrating the season’s festive cheer, The Dubai Mall has unveiled its winter campaign that offers something for everyone, and enough reason to visit with family and friends.  The Dubai Mall’s contemporary take on the Nutcracker will delight young and old alike. Activities and entertainment include a festive photo booth, a digital graffiti wall where you can create your own nutcracker soldier, festive greeting booth, photo opportunity spaces and live ballet Nutcracker mini-shows. A number of ......read more

Dubai, 14th December, 2017:  Alpen Capital, an investment banking advisory firm, announced the publication of its report on the GCC Insurance Industry. The report showcases the current state of the insurance industry across the GCC nations while presenting the recent trends, growth drivers and challenges. The report also provides an outlook of the industry until 2021. It profiles some of the prominent insurance providers in the region while evaluating their financial and market valuation metrics. The GCC insurance sector maintains resilient growth, given the significant penetration gap compared to the advanced economies and despite challenges such as drop in oil prices and reduc ......read more

Businesses at Jafza and employees will be able to enjoy the convenience and choice at the du facility DUBAI, UAE, 13 December 2017:  UAE-based telecommunications service provider, du, recently signed a strategic agreement with Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), a DP World Company. In line with this agreement, du will expand its Business Centre facilities to all Jafza employees and businesses from one easy-to-reach location. The new Business Centre is open now at Jafza Building 14, and will enable du to build stronger bonds with all Jafza customers by providing them with services and solutions that will meet and exceed their expectations through special promotions and offers.  &ldqu ......read more

Company reaffirms position at forefront of global sustainability efforts through joining The Climate Group's EP100, RE100 initiatives   Dubai, UAE: 13 December, 2017 –   Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has committed to obtaining 100 percent of its electricity from renewable sources and doubling its energy productivity. To achieve these objectives, the company intends to carry out a comprehensive optimization of its energy system.    The commitment is yet another step in Schneider Electric's journey to becoming carbon-neutral by 2030. In line with this priority, Schneider Electric ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2017:   LG has paved the way for a plethora of electronics and home appliances, however its commitment to the development of televisions and in particular OLED technology has set a new standard of excellence by which televisions today and in the near future, will be measured. LG has succeeded in increasing its share of the premium TV market via its OLED TVs, which the company first began manufacturing in 2013. With OLED making huge strides, LG has successfully established firm grounds within the OLED industry with LG’s technological expertise within the OLED technology. LG OLED TVs have been dominating the TV rating slots, earning the title “ ......read more

SonicWall, the trusted security partner protecting more than 1 million networks worldwide, announced today a strategic partnership with Etisalat Digital, the business unit of Etisalat Group driving digital transformation in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and regions where Etisalat Group operates. The collaboration is primarily focused on delivering end-to-end digital security solutions to small- and medium-sized businesses (SMB) throughout the UAE. “Our mission is to help protect organizations of all sizes from today’s onslaught of relentless cyber attacks,” said SonicWall President and CEO Bill Conner. “Partnering with Etisalat, one of the world’s most respe ......read more

UAE, Dubai - December 13, 2017:  Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Dubai Health Authority announced today the launch of the 2nd edition of the Dubai Health Forum, which will take place on January 15-16, 2018 at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE. The first edition of the forum in 2017 attracted over 2,200 attendees from 16 countries with over 40 speakers, 4 workshops, 8 panel sessions and 11 health talks over the course of two days. Attendees included high-level speakers including ministers from UAE & Oman, City Mayors, noble peace prize winner, Paralympians, head of interna ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2017:  Inspired by the codes of sport and urban style, Lacoste motion collection associate strong graphics with a pure and minimalized design.  Dial dressed with the Lacoste word at 3 o’clock and its crown at 4 o’clock reinforces this urban spirit and is resolutely modern.  Motion is totally out there, just like its wearers. The collection is available at hour choice stores across the UAE and is priced at AED 415.   ...read more

The Dh65 million furniture store looks to address import dependency The three-floor hyper store located in Al Barsha, Dubai, is poised to become a modern homemaker’s paradise with abundance of choice and convenience Company plans five more large-format retail outlets to spread the brand and address gap in the Dh65 billion home furnishing and interiors sector in the GCC Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2017:  ‘The Home’, a new home décor and furnishings brand, has launched it’s first-ever hyper store in the UAE at an exclusive function in Dubai, with an investment of Dh65 million.  The new brand will help reduce imports and boost the US$17.7 billion (D ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2017:  Premium quality, Elegance and Luxury are some of the characteristics that define the first PappaRoti Boutique which opened today at Emirates Towers in Dubai. The event was attended by Ms. Rahsa Al Danhani, Owner and Founder of PappaRoti Café and PappaRoti Boutique, High Officials, VIPs and leading media representatives and influencers. PappaRoti Boutique is a smart and polished version of PappaRoti café, known for its signature coffee–caramelized bun, upgraded by top notch service garnished with luxury and elegance.  The interior is warm and sophisticated and offers customers a delightful experience in a comfortable seating set-up bathed by ......read more

Broad Security Fabric Architecture Provides Integrated Security Across Environmentally Controlled and Non-Environmentally Controlled Enterprise Facilities     Duabi UAE., December 13, 2017: Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced the availability of its Operational Technology (OT) Security solution for critical infrastructure and industrial organizations. The new solution integrates ruggedized firewall, switching, and wireless access point appliances with FortiGuard industrial threat intelligence to provide integrated cybersecurity protections for industrial control systems (ICS) and supervi ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 13 December 2017:  Turkish Airlines announces special fares to Turkey this winter, offering passengers an opportunity to experience the beauty of Turkey on their holidays. Passengers from the UAE can now book a ticket directly to Atatürk for a price starting from AED 2,300 and to Sabiha Gökçen Airport from AED 2,200. Passengers can also travel to any other destinations within Turkey for an additional fee ranging from AED 100 to 150, depending on the location.  The offer is valid for passengers booking a flight from now until 22nd of December as long as they are intending to travel during the period of 15th December, 2017 to 31st May, ......read more

The musical event witnessed participation of over 600 students United Arab Emirates, Dubai, December 13th 2017:  Dubai City rolled out the red carpet for Brooklyn Melodies Music Center as students of all ages performed their much-loved arts – playing music, ballet and dance. The musical event which runs from December 11th to 15th at City Walk Dubai witnessed participation of over 600 students. “This has been true community collaboration and we are very excited about this event. At Brooklyn Melodies Music Center, we are committed to showcasing the talent of young musicians and there couldn’t have been a better platform than this. The musical event not only of ......read more

Children to meet new story characters every week; spark their imagination and learn creative concepts the fun way   December 13, 2017; Dubai, UAE:  Winter has arrived in the UAE and the cool air brings with it an insatiable appetite for some wonderful winter-related stories for children. This season, British Orchard Nursery will explore the magical world of story-telling to develop creative communication, language and listening skills in children in their upcoming winter camp, “Once upon a Winter...”. From polar bears to small furry animals,  Icy snowman, Tacky the penguin and Gruffalo the monster come alive. The series of stories will create a unique world o ......read more

PayPal extends its Seller Protection service to the United Arab Emirates to provide fraud protection for local merchants PayPal’s Seller Protection Programme will protect merchants in the UAE from fraudulent transactions, providing greater confidence in eCommerce transactions PayPal Seller Protection will apply to tangible goods as well as intangible goods such as services, tickets and travel Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2017:  PayPal has announced the launch of the PayPal Seller Protection Program in the United Arab Emirates, in an effort to empower local businesses to trade online, both locally and globally with confidence and peace of mind.   PayPal’s ......read more

Panda, a bespoke Japanese card game exclusively launches at SOLE DXB, set to wow the world, starting with the region. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13th December 2017:  Panda, an iconic card game, has officially launched in the region, marking its exclusive debut at this year’s SOLE DXB event. Re-created by visionaries; Hisham Lahouasnia, Scott Leder and Rajat Malhotra, Panda has rejuvenated a historical card game from Japan, an original altitude for brain power; with an ongoing aim to bring back the human interaction away from digital distractions whilst enjoying a strategically and intellectually challenging card game.  Lost through generations, and having travell ......read more

Stay on top of your game for the year ahead  Dubai, UAE, 13th December 2017:  Every year most of us write new year’s resolutions to guide and improve our health and body. We hear you! We do wish the same thing as well and hope to maintain a well balance life.  This time around, as we all fight for natural beauty, we will not only get you physically fit but also ‘skin fit’ – and this is what LPG Endermologie call ‘Skin Fitness’.  There is no magic spell that can cast out right away the stubborn fats in our body and wrinkles on our faces. However, with the right lifestyle and mindset, you’ll be on top of your game thro ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2017:  The UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) attended ICAO’s tenth ICAN ‘Air Services Negotiation Event’ from 4th–8th December 2017 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, hosted by the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka.  The objective of the conference is to facilitate bilateral (or multilateral) air service negotiations between ICAO Member States by providing a central meeting place for States to gather and conduct private negotiations in one location. This year 77 countries participated in the conference and held discussions on current trends in the regulation of air transport policies and liberalization in line with re ......read more

  ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced that it has been recognized for the second year in a row as a Niche Player in Gartner’s 2017 “Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management[i]” research report for Log360. Log360 is a comprehensive SIEM solution that integrates two ManageEngine products — ADAudit Plus and EventLog Analyzer — into a single console. Log360 comes with many prepackaged, ready-to-use components to meet enterprise security requirements. “Security operations centers (SOCs) are not just looking for a solution that can detect and mitigate attacks. It’s all about prompt detection, ......read more

Be dangerously beautiful with Nouveau Lashes & Beauty’s aftercare products to use at home to ensure all eyes are on you  The ultimate lash brand, Nouveau Lashes & Beauty may be best known for their in-salon wonder treatments including the ever popular LVL lash lengthening treatment and bespoke SVS lash extensions. Their aftercare collection, however is just as important and defines true quality. The range gives everyone everything they need to ensure their eyes remain their ultimate power. Whether you are a fan of lash extensions or prefer your lashes au naturale, join their #lashgang today and unleash the power of your eyes from the salon or the comfort of your home.&n ......read more

United Arab Emirates: December,13 2017:  The French company is proud to share its latest success and technological advancements at CABSAT. Thanks to its state-of-the-art R&D, its flagship product line supports all the newest broadcast standards, for the deployment of 4K/full-IP/Ultra-HD channels. It offers broadcasters the capability to harness the full power of IP based workflows while working with top of the line UHD media and codecs. Anyware Video will demonstrate its products at Cabsat, Booth ZB6-D50 on the Creative France Pavilion. Empower your playout with OneGenie® 4K HDR  OneGenie®, one of Anyware Video’s flagship product, has been deployed ......read more

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; 13 December 2017 –  The fight against childhood obesity has found strong and determined allies in both public and private sectors globally, and has spurred new approaches aimed at addressing the growing cases of obesity among children throughout the world. Seeking to find new ways to solve childhood obesity, the first Abu Dhabi Childhood Obesity Forum, organised by the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi in partnership with MEED, has invited local and international experts and advocates who presented the very latest initiatives designed to reverse the threats posed by obesity on the future of the world’s children. Dr. Shatha Al ......read more

His Excellency Khalifa Al Ali: “UAE currently enjoys a food security value chain capable of withstanding years” Expert-led session entitled ‘Regional developments and its impact on food security at the region countries’ Abu Dhabi-UAE: 13 December 2017 –  The Food Security Center - Abu Dhabi (FSCAD) hosted the first of two Food Security Roundtables on the opening day of the eighth edition of SIAL Middle East 2017. Entitled ‘Regional Developments and its Impact on Food Security at the Region Countries’, the roundtable shed light on the most important obstacles that prevent the operation of supply chains of food commodities acro ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 13th December, 2017:  H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, ADFCA, today officially opened SIAL Middle East 2017, the region’s fastest growing business trade event for the food, drink and hospitality industries. The exhibition is being held under the strategic patronage of the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority and in coordination with the Department of Culture and Tourism. H.H. Sheikh Mansour toured the halls of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, and met with exhibitors from across the region and the globe. Sheikh Mansour said that the em ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 13 December 2017 –  With memories of the cheers of merriment and chimes of sleigh bells echoing around the fireplace, indulge in the warm flavours of luscious chocolate, succulent fruits and Christmas spices in a tantalising yuletide feast with TWG Tea this December.  Let the festivities begin with a Joy of Christmas Tea infused yule log cake, encasing a chocolate hazelnut sponge cake filled with a luscious Joy of Christmas Tea infused cream mousse accented with vanilla & orange custard and cinnamon Streudel, coated with a milk chocolate glaze. Adorned in joyous colours of red and gold accented with delicate chocolate snowflake and ornament pieces, thi ......read more

Dubai - UAE: 13 December 2017 –  An initiative by SGI Gulf, The Poetic Heart - a poetry symposium bringing together eminent and young poets from across the region - will be held for the seventh consecutive year in 2018 in line with SGI’s vision of promoting peace, cultural understanding and human values through education.  To be held at the Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS) Auditorium in Dubai International Academic City, Dubai, UAE; The Poetic Heart will take place from 9:00am to 5:30pm on 4 February 2018.  Organized under the theme ‘Building Bridges’ this year’s symposium is built on the idea of building bonds of ......read more

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 13th December 2017:  MG Motor has announced that it will showcase its new RX5 compact SUV for the first time in the Middle East at this year’s Saudi International Motor Show (17-21 December). The launch of the RX5, which encapsulates the famous British brand’s exciting future, coincides with the company’s debut at this important automotive extravaganza. Mr. Tom Lee, Managing Director SAIC Motor Middle East, said: “The Saudi International Motor Show is one of the most important events in the Middle East motoring calendar, so we feel it is the ideal platform for us to launch such an important new car to the region. The MG RX5 embodies the p ......read more

Investing AED 4 million in phase 1  Expected to source 60% of its electricity needs from renewable energy by 2020  Dubai, UAE, 13 December, 2017 –  In the presence of H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA); Mr. Abdalla Sultan Alowais, Chairman, Al Rawdah; Mr. Abdulla Al Qubaisi  Vice Chairman, Al Rawdah; Dr Rashid Dafalla, CEO, Al Rawdah; and representatives from Dubai Municipality, DEWA and Al Rawdah,  Emirates Modern Poultry Co. (Al Rawdah), the largest poultry farm in the UAE, announced the conversion of its food processing unit at their Dubai facility into a solar powered plant, making it ......read more

Dubai-UAE: 13 December 2017 –  The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) has issued a decision to withdraw the (Lactalis Craon Factory) French-made Infant Milk products from UAE markets due to Salmonella contamination.  Entities responsible for implementing the circular include the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority and the municipalities of Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah.  The decision is based on the findings of a technical report following the warning issued by the French Directorate General of Health (DGS) regarding the contamination of the infant milk, which had been exported to 30 countries including the UAE ......read more

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; December 13, 2017 –  Masdar Park at Masdar City has reopened with even more family attractions, further enhancing the city’s image as a popular community destination.   The expanded park, now double in size at 2,500 square metres, includes more F&B outlets, a children’s playground, music wall, sports facilities and design installations themed on sustainability.    Open daily from 09:00-22:00, Masdar Park is also hosting music, games and other community activities on weekends until The Festival at Masdar City on January 19-20, a fun-filled sustainability-themed celebration held at the end of Abu Dhabi ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2017:  The storm in Central Europe and the runway restrictions caused by heavy snowfall in Helsinki Airport on Tuesday congested Finnair operations at Helsinki Airport severely on Tuesday evening. An overtime working ban by Finnish aviation union also contributed partly to the situation. Finnair had to cancel over 60 legs, and many flights were delayed. - We are extremely sorry for the delays and cancellations. We apologize to all our customers for the disruptions. Our customer service was badly congested, and there was not enough hotel capacity in Southern Finland for our customers whose onward journey was disrupted at Helsinki Airport, says Piia Karhu, S ......read more

 Gideon/Sukamuljo and Chen Qingchen take top honours Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2017:  Indonesia’s Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo and China’s Chen Qingchen walked away with the Player of the Year honours in the male and female category respectively at the Players’ Reception and Gala Dinner in Dubai last night.   The Indonesians, winners of six World Superseries titles this year, won the vote of the Awards Commission ahead of three other nominees – Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen, India’s Kidambi Srikanth and China’s Zheng Siwei. The awards recognise the year’s most outstanding players and are held on the eve ......read more

December 12, 2017- Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, urged private developers to broaden its approach in green building practices by incorporating energy efficiency in cooling its buildings to keep themselves in line with Dubai’s recent achievement as a certified member of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, a leading global network of cities committed to tackling climate change and protecting the planet. Dubai was elected as Vice Chair of the C40 and currently sits at the network’s Steering Committee. Ahmad bin Shafar, CEO of Empower, said that buildings can contribute to achieving Dubai& ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2017:  2017 marks the 10th anniversary since the launch of Bremont’s first collection of watches having spent  5 years in R&D. Part of that launch collection  back in 2007 was the ALT1-P chronograph  which has become a popular choice with civilians and aviation professionals. ‘P’ stands for Pilot as this is a model  designed with aviators in mind who demand both accuracy and clarity. Bremont always aimed to create classically understated watches which would never date and the ALT1-P has exemplified this being synonymous with the core Bremont values. As with every classic design, evolution  is a necessity and this ye ......read more

The first of its kind survey in the Middle East aims at gauging the ‘market sentiment’ and share the internal challenges faced by the downstream industry in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).   UAE , Dubai, 12 December  2017 —  According to the first Gulf Downstream Industry Survey, conducted in cooperation between the Gulf Downstream Association (GDA) and The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), the refining market is expected to remain volatile in the medium term, with significant uncertainties on the demand side, mainly linked to the economic growth prospects of the US,  Europe and China. In the longer term, several trends are expected to have a ......read more

VAT, which comes into effect in January 2018, will be added at 5% across applicable telecommunications products and services Dubai, UAE, 12 December 2017:  In compliance with the Federal Decree-Law No 8 of 2017 issued by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on the introduction of Value Added Tax (VAT) in the UAE, du announced that it will collect tax on behalf of the government, with a standard VAT rate of 5%, which will be added on applicable products and usage of its services starting from January 1.  du is working to ensure its readiness and compliance for the new law to come into effect, and promises to offer its customers complete clarity on how the ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 12, 2017 :  Celebrated fashion expert Lili Miro introduces her brand Lili Miro- a new Luxury Shopping and Luxury Request Management For Men . The modern day gentleman is someone who is at the top of his game, and his hectic schedule leaves him no time to go shopping for superior quality, high end clothing. Lili Miro has carefully and selectively tailored packages to suit the needs of all men and help elevate their image.  “Dubai is the land of luxury and I am happy to introduce my brand here. Lili Miro will seamlessly deliver exceptional Luxury Services to the Alpha Male and help him preserve his image of being well-dressed and exud ......read more

As part of the international growth strategy, GROHE invests in new zinc manufacturing, doubling the capacity  More than 30 million USD invested and 800 new jobs to be created within five years The most sustainable plant in Southeast Asia Complementing recent investments in all three German factories  Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2017:  GROHE, the world’s leading provider of sanitary fittings and part of LIXIL Corporation, remains on a course of international growth and has successfully invested in its plant in Klaeng in Rayong, Thailand. As GROHE invests in new technologies, jobs and sustainability in all of its production plants, the expansion in Klaeng repres ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 12, 2017:  St. Francis De'Sales High School (SFS School) commemorated their 150th year by felicitating Dr. Sanjay  Parashar of Coccona Clinic, Dubai and Dr.  Nasir  Kamal  of Al Maliha Medical Centre, Sharjah in recognition of their contribution in healthcare accomplishments of UAE, on Dec. 11, 2017.   Old students across batches came together in Dubai to reconnect with their batchmates and other schoolmates at Winny’s, Karama, Dubai. On this day, all students felicitated Dr.  Nasir  Kamal  of 1972 Batch and Dr. Sanjay  Parashar  of 1981 Batch for their exemplary work in the field of medicine ......read more

Aster@30 Campaign marked by 5 key initiatives contributing to the development of the health of the community in the GCC and India More than 497,000 lives touched through various activities under the Aster Volunteers Programme Beginning with a single clinic in Dubai in 1987, to operating 316 establishments in 9 countries Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12th December, 2017:  Aster DM Healthcare hosted its 30th Anniversary event to celebrate 3 decades of service as well as the culmination of its Aster@30 2017 campaign. The event also brought to light the social responsibility initiatives and programmes, under the Aster Volunteers umbrella that benefited more than 497,000 lives in ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 12 December 2017:  As part of the jam-packed Abu Dhabi Food Festival programme, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi is delighted to host the all-new Truckers Carnival, the perfect mix between a food truck festival and a fun fair, at Marina Mall. Featuring a selection of the newest and most sought-after food trucks in the UAE, the festival will offer visitors the opportunity to sample fresh and delicious culinary treats. The convoy of food trucks and carnival games are in place and ready to delight visitors to the Marina Mall in Abu Dhabi from December 7 – 23, with guests invited to come and enjoy the authentic carnival vibe.  Visitors to the ......read more

Dubai-UAE: 12 December, 2017 –  Noor Bank, a leading Shari’a-compliant bank in the UAE, has been named a winner of the Critics’ Choice Best Islamic Retail Banking Brand Award at the Islamic Retail Banking Awards (IRBA) 2017. This is the second year in a row that the Bank has been honoured in this category at the event hosted by UK-based financial think tank Cambridge Analytica. Mufazzal Kajiji, Head of Retail Banking, Noor Bank collected the award on behalf of Noor Bank in the presence of high-profile industry peers at an exclusive ceremony.  The award recognises Noor Bank’s growing brand reputation as well as its ‘Share’ campaign that ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2017:  The Corporate Affairs Office of Skyline University College organized the 10th CEO Lecture Series on November 20, 2017 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall.  The Keynote Speaker and the veteran,   Mr. Rajesh Sethi, Chief Executive Officer of Noor Takaful with his vast experience in strategy, insurance, and investment banking has inspired the young minds.   During his talk, Mr. Rajesh shared his experiences where students can gain career insights and help them set their goals. He also discussed the challenges students will be facing in the future and imparted some tips on how to be a winner in career and in life. Finally, Mr. Rajesh gave a ......read more

UAE dealership stages largest F-150 parade with more than 200 vehicles to Sharjah’s Badayer desert  Dubai, 12 December 2017.  Al Tayer Motors, the official importer-dealer for Ford vehicles in the UAE, celebrated 100 years of Ford pick-up trucks with an event that brought together F-150 and F-150 Raptor customers and enthusiasts from all over the Emirates. The event began from the Al Tayer Motors Ford showroom on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road in Sharjah. Participants were in for a treat as they were able to see the newly arrived 2018 F-150 and F-150 Raptor vehicles, which were on display in the showroom for the first time. A raffle draw was also staged, which s ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2017:  We are opening entries for all talented photographers from across the region to participate in Splash competition for choosing 12 images for Splash 2018 calendar.   Splash will select 12 winners , 12 images , each winner will get 3000$ and his selected image will be in Splash 2018 calendar   Splash invites you to add your name to fashion's illustrious hall of fame. Shoot and submit your best Fashion Portrait on the concept 'In Love With Fashion' for a once in a lifetime chance to feature as the winning photo in the Splash Calendar 2018. Fame, fortune and fashion await you. Go on. Make your year.   ...read more

Hospital Innovates in Landscaping Irrigation Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. December 12, 2017:   Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi has reduced the amount of water it uses by nearly a third as part of its ongoing attempts to become one of the greenest hospitals in the region.  Located in the Arabian Peninsula, where rainfall is scarce and surrounded only by salt water, the UAE is charged with cutting its reliance on desalination plants. The hospital reduced the amount of domestic water it was using by 30 percent - saving more than four Olympic swimming pools worth of water per month - in the nine months to the end of September 2017. According to a report released today b ......read more

Festive family fun - Christmas Lunch, Turkey Takeaway, Festive Canapes, Gourmet Gifting, Visits from Santa and much more!     Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2017:  Lots of lovely festive and holiday experiences will take place at casual dining restaurant and gourmet grocer, Tub of Butter, this December. With special menus, festive take away lunches, party canapes, a festive gift shop, appearances from Santa and much more, there’s something for everyone.  Tub of Butter is also dressed to impress and decked out in its festive finery, so it’s worth popping in to soak up the ambiance, with a suitably festive coffee latte and panettone of course!  &nbs ......read more

Dubai, December 12, 2017:  UAE-based Russian teen actor and singer-songwriter Polina Butorina released her debut album, titled ‘Ocean of Emotions’, in Dubai. The anthology of 10 original English songs are written and sung by the 15-year-old student of Raffles International School Dubai.   The album was launched simultaneously with the premiere of the recent Hollywood motion picture ‘Maximum Impact’, in which Polina played a main role. The album’s three tracks – ‘Higher Than the Sky’, ‘I Want to Be Free’ and ‘Like Thunder’ were part of the movie’s soundtrack.     Launching the album, Pol ......read more

December 11, 2017- H.E. Sultan Bin Sulayem, Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation in Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), has congratulated the UAE’s wise leadership and the people behind the country’s successful bid for Category B Membership of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Executive Council. This achievement highlights the UAE’s leading position on the world trade map.  H.E. Bin Sulayem said the country’s latest feat comes as no surprise, noting that the UAE has established a strong foothold in the global maritime market under the guidance and unwavering support of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zaye ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 11, 2017:  De’Longhi, a premium Italian coffee machine brand, presents ‘bean-to-cup’, an extensive range of fully-automatic coffee machines that can recreate a variety of coffee shop drinks. Using fresh beans and fresh milk, aromatic and great tasting coffee can easily be prepared at home with the touch of a button.    The new generation of De’Longhi ‘bean-to-cup’ coffee makers featuring an intuitive interface and functionality of the new 4.3” colour touch display for a new coffee experience to satisfy every wish with style and taste. PrimaDonna Elite will be your ultimate choice.   Starting price: 3,495 AED ......read more

Topping out ceremony held in the presence of senior officials Net-zero building to showcase new standards in sustainable architecture State-of-the-art Tesla Powerpack to supplement energy requirements Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, December 11, 2017:  Bee’ah, the Sharjah-based award-winning environmental management company, has made great headway in the construction of its iconic new headquarters. The company commemorated the completion of the highest point of the structure, with a topping out ceremony held on Sunday, 10th of December, at the location of the site in Al Saj’ah.    HE Salim Al Owais, Chairman of Bee'ah; Patrik Schumacher, P ......read more

“Meet the Experts in Men’s Health on the Public Day this Wednesday” Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 11 December 2017:  Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority, the first edition of Men’s Health Congress, focusing exclusively on men’s health, will be held from the 13th to the 15th of December this year, at the Mohammed bin Rashid Academic Medical Centre in Dubai Healthcare City.  The 3-day Men’s Health Congress is a highly specialized conference and exhibition, delving deeply into 3 core areas of men’s ph ......read more

Consumers expect technology interactions to be controlled by intonation, facial expression and body language  Earphones will become a 24/7 accessory, even when sleeping 51 percent of Augmented Reality/Virtual Reailty users believe artificial intelligence (AI) will render ads indistinguishable from the actual products Dubai, UAE, December 11, 2017:  Exploring the future from an early adopter user perspective, Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) ConsumerLab presents the seventh edition of its annual trend report The 10 Hot Consumer Trends for 2018 and beyond. The report points to a paradigm shift as consumers expect digital technology to increasingly operate on human terms. Body l ......read more

Oman, December 10, 2017:  Well known for its highly effective skincare solutions and products formulated by dermatologists,Kaya Skin Clinic – the largest skincare clinic chain in the region, announces the launch of Kaya For Men, advanced skincare formulations for males.  Men,especially in this region, are highly conscious of their grooming, and they actively seek means that help them look good. With no doubt, skin is one of the most important areas they are highly particular about. Keeping that in mind, the Kaya for Men, launched by Kaya Skin Clinic is a range specifically made to work on the skin of men especially that their skin is very different from that of women. M ......read more

Middle East sustains its position as a top global trading partner The region records highest export growth in 2016 and 2017;   Dubai, UAE, 11 December 2017:  The Middle East remains the world’s most important trading partner in the region despite a fall in oil prices, according to a report by World Trade Organisation (WTO). The report stated that the Middle Eastern countries recorded exports of US$ 765.8 billion and imports of US$ 665.2 billion in 2016. The region recorded the highest exports growth (+4 per cent), given its thriving air transport sector, tourism and IT services not only in 2016, but also 2017.   “The Middle East has been exporting fo ......read more

The inaugural Dubai Association Conference is taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 December 2017:  The inaugural Dubai Association Conference has commenced, with the leaders of the Dubai Association Centre expressing optimism about the future for associations in the emirate. The Dubai Association Conference is being hosted by the Dubai Association Centre (DAC), a joint initiative of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) and Dubai Wor ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE – Dec 11, 2017:  Etisalat subscribers in UAE now have an exclusive opportunity to own the new MotoZ2 and Z2 Play smartphone in addition to a selection of various Moto Mod accessories offered on affordable monthly instalments.  The smart Moto Mods instantly transforms the MotoZ2 smartphone into an entirely new device, 360 degree camera, battery powerhouse, high quality audio output in a snap. As soon as the user snaps on a Moto Mod, the smartphone recognises it and adjusts automatically. This one-time setup is easy as a couple of quick taps on the phone display and customers can snap easily onto any MotoZ2 smartphone using integrated magnets as well as s ......read more

Dubai, 11 December 2017:  Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) has announced the opening of the registration in Fazza Championships for Falconry 2018.   The first in the series: Fazza Championship for Falconry Tilwah (lures) will kick-start on the 2nd until the 15 of January 2018. The following falconry tournament: Fakhr Al Ajyal will take place from the 1st till the 15th of February 2018. Contestants willing to participate this season can register by going directly to the F3 parking area at Global Village in Dubai.    This year, the qualification system for the championships, which are organized annually by HHC and are hosted in their established dedicat ......read more

UAE Astronaut Programme to make history with first Emirati and Arab astronauts’ space flight More than 1000 applications received to date Dubai, 11 December 2017:  Following the announcement from H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center is now accepting entries for the UAE Astronaut Programme. At the end of 2018, four carefully selected Emirati candidates will be chosen to form the UAE Astronaut team and undergo a three-year long intensive training programme to enable them to board the International Space Station (ISS).    The UAE Astronaut Programme ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 11, 2017:  It was back in 2007. SAINT HONORE made a real impact by presenting a watch with an distinguished name that carries great influence and meaning, because it recalls the memory of a man who changed the face of Paris. In his role as Prefet de la Seine from 1853 to 1870, Baron Haussmann was commissioned by Napoleon III to transform the medieval capital of France into a prestigious city. To achieve this, Haussmann razed dilapidated neighbourhoods, created numerous avenues and redesigned 60% of the city’s architecture. So giving the name “Haussman” to one of its watch collections was a bold move for SAINT HONORE. But the ambitious yet sop ......read more

The latest developments in the manufacturing of molds, plastics, printing and packaging "Plastivision Arabia," "Arabiamold" and "Print Pack Arabia" are witnessing a participation of 120 exhibitors from 11 Countries Al Qassimi: The volume of participation reflects the growing importance of Sharjah for international brands and companies that seek to grow their businesses and enhance their presence in the region. Al Owais: The three exhibitions have received increasing interest from international companies and have become a platform for business people in the region to see the latest equipment and technologies that support their areas of work. Al Midfa ......read more

Dubai – 11 December 2017:  Chaired by Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs (DC), Chairman of Dubai Customs’ Consultative Council, the Council’s third meeting in 2017 convened recently and was attended by heads of business and trade groups, members of the Council. Boosting cooperation and partnership between DC and business and trade groups in Dubai was one of the main items on the meeting’s agenda. The meeting also discussed the initiatives suggested by clients to contribute to the development of services and customs facilitation efforts, as well as the participation of business groups, corporates, and clients in the Customs Week, due to be held in Ja ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 11, 2017:   The Offer: Feliz Navidad Christmas Day Lunch   DETAILS: Guests can expect to enjoy a truly authentic Spanish experience with a delicious array of tapas served to their table, from padron peppers to patatas bravas, calamari and garlic & chilli prawns. Wash the unlimited array of tapas down with a range of house beverages, including El Sur’s famous homemade ‘fruity grape’   DATE: 25TH DEC 2017 TIME: 12.30- 3.30PM LOCATION: The Westin, Lobby Level     PRICE: El Sur will be offering an exclusive 2-4-1 deal on Xmas Day Lunch! Unlimited tapas & house beverages: Original ......read more

Customers in the UAE can now purchase more than one million products from Amazon.com in the US directly on SOUQ.com in Arabic or English, pay in AED, and select several payment methods including cash on delivery.  Selection includes categories such as apparel, handbags, shoes, watches, kitchen, home goods and many more from popular and loved brands.  December 11, 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:   SOUQ, a leading online retail and marketplace website in the Arab region today announced the launch of ‘Amazon Global Store’, which offers customers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) the ability to shop for over one million products from Amazon in the Uni ......read more

New Emiratisation program launched to support nationalisation strategies in banking industry Dubai, UAE, 11 December 2017:  The UAE Financial Markets Association has announced a new Emiratisation Optimal Performance Scheme to encourage and support the local banking industry in implementing efficient nationalisation strategies. Launched this week (10 December) at an event in the H Hotel, Dubai in the presence of VIP government authority representatives, UAE bank CEOs and senior finance professionals, the programme’s overarching aim is to help the industry work together to create a better future for the UAE. Within the presence of various banks from UAE, the event tack ......read more

Mohamed Ismail Laouti’s The Syrians nominated to progress to the next round of the Film Prize of the Robert Bosch Stiftung   Dubai, 11th December, 2017:  The Dubai International Film Festival, renowned for its ongoing support of local and international cinema, and its commitment to recognising and rewarding incredible filmmaking talent, presents the Robert Bosch Stiftung – the latest initiative to grace the Festival’s 14th edition. Each year the Robert Bosch Stiftung issues three Film Prizes for international cooperation to teams of upcoming German and Arab filmmakers to realise a joint film project. The prizes are awarded across three categories; short ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – December 11, 2017 – Etisalat Digital, a business unit of Etisalat, and enterprise open source infrastructure solution provider, SUSE, have announced a new strategic Cloud Service Provider partnership for UAE. The partnership will enable Etisalat Digital to expand their cloud and data center product and solution offering across a range of platforms including VMware Cloud, Microsoft Azure and SAP solutions certified platforms.  As part of the partnership, Etisalat Digital will provide managed services for Linux and open source customers and will offer a range of SUSE’s software-defined infrastructure solutions such as SUSE Linux Enterprise S ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 11, 2017:  As 2017 draws to a close and we begin to make our New Year’s resolutions, high on the list for many is taking better care of ourselves. The start of a new year gives a clean slate to work with where we can break bad habits and start afresh.  With busy lifestyles and an ever-increasing to-do list, the majority of us are guilty of not taking good care of ourselves - so why not make 2018, the year of becoming our best, healthiest selves?    If one of your priorities or goals for 2018 is to up your skincare game, skinade, the daily collagen drink could be just what you are looking for. The perfect partner to your daily skincare rout ......read more

December 10, 2017- The UAE’s successful bid for Category B Membership under the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council is a historic achievement and an important milestone in the country’s efforts to become one of the world's leading maritime centers. Today, the world's eyes are on the UAE, which has successfully outshone other major candidates to become the first Arab member to join the Category B body. It aims to further strengthen its global leadership by adding value to international shipping and trade with a focus on key pillars such as innovation and human capital to improve maritime safety policies and environmental security. UAE’s Ambitious Ach ......read more

December 10, 2017 - Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, recently participated in the blood donation drive in collaboration with various sectors in Dubai including the Dubai Police, Al Ameen, Dubai Health Authority and Blood Donors Kerala – UAE, as part of the company’s continuing corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative in line with the 2017 Year of Giving. Blood donation campaigns are highly regarded as a very important health and social contribution in the country as it is critical in saving lives. The World Health Organization emphasizes the importance of blood donations as the foundat ......read more

December 10, 2017– DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) has been ranked as the top EHS (Environment, Health & Safety) consulting brand for brand preference according to a new survey released in November by the independent research and consulting firm Verdantix. The survey of more than 380 senior corporate EHS decision-makers gave DSS top marks for both preference and awareness among all EHS consulting brands. “DuPont Sustainable Solutions is very appreciative of this unexpected recognition, which points to the trust and collaborative spirit shown by all of our clients as we help them improve the safety, productivity and profitability of their organizations,” said David ......read more

UAE, December 9, 2017- The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has launched the third phase of its awareness raising campaign “Your Health Comes First” under the slogan “Beat the habit...Fight Extra Sugar”. The campaign aims to raise the level of awareness among members of the society about the health risks associated with drinking sugar-sweetened beverages, as these beverages are consumed in large quantities because of their availability, and the marketing effect. The campaign will take place until January 2018. The aim of the campaign is twofold: to raise awareness about the amounts of sugar in sweetened beverages, and the chronic diseases associated with c ......read more

UAE, December 9, 2017- The Department of Economic Development - Ajman (DED-Ajman) has announced the launch of an innovative new service that allows investors to automatically renew their trade licenses via SMS. The move demonstrates the department's continuing commitment towards providing investors and businesses with an easier and smoother processing of documents, which in turn, will play a key role in the efforts towards achieving total sustainable development for the emirate. The new SMS service is part of the amendments being made for the new licensing system and also complies with DED-Ajman's standards and guidelines on facilitating business transactions and increasing economic ......read more

Delhi, December 10, 2017:  Joyalukkas, the world’s favourite jeweller, has launched its new showroom in the bustling metropolis of South Extension, Delhi.  The new showroom was inaugurated by Sri. Vijay Prakash Jain (Secretary General, Bhartiya Udyog Vyapar Mandal) on December 9, 2017 at 11:00 am which was an exciting affair attended by local dignitaries, VIPs and chief executives of the Joyalukkas Group.  Set at the heart of the exciting neighbourhood of South Extension, Delhi Joyalukkas will be a sparkling new jewellery shopping destination to captivate the residents’ hearts. Joyalukkas South Extension features the brand’s signature jewellery collecti ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 10 Dec 2017 –  Emirates is spreading the festive joy with treats across all cabin classes this December. Customers travelling for the holidays will enjoy several Christmas specials both on the ground and on board from food to entertainment. Festive menus are back In addition to the regionally inspired cuisine served on board, Emirates is bringing back its Christmas menu with a more extensive offering of holiday favourites. Emirates’ seasonal menus are a key component of its dining offering and the Christmas menu is one of the main highlights. The festive meals are available throughout December for customers travelling from Dubai to Australia, Europe, the U ......read more

The new system is a comprehensive directory of all Abu Dhabi engineers who have met high standards of professionalism within the industry. Abu Dhabi, December 10 2017:  The Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities (DPM) today announced the launch of its new registration system for all engineers in Abu Dhabi. Upon DPM approval, they will get an official card that will certify them to work across Abu Dhabi. In line with the Abu Dhabi Plan, the integrated digital system ensures mutual recognition of all qualifications listed for every engineer. This streamlined process will provide the DPM with a pool of certified engineers permitted to work across the Emirate. The ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 10, 2017:  The peak pre-Christmas travel period is fast approaching with many travellers making plans for trips home or on holiday.    The combination of the festive season and schools breaking up for holidays means the period from 12 December to 5 January will be a particularly busy time at Abu Dhabi International Airport, with up to 1.25 million guests flying with Etihad Airways across the network over this period.   To make sure that guests enjoy a convenient travel experience during this busy season, Etihad Airways has a number of travel tips and reminders to save time:   Early Check-in Early check-in is also available at ......read more

Under Patronage of HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum & During Transport Arabia Excellence Awards Organized by Dubai Airports Ali Bin Beyat: “Our aim is to always be the leader in the industry following in the footsteps of our nation’s leadership that taught us to always aim to be number one.” 10 December 2017, Dubai -   Allied Transport (ATC), the largest Emirati transportation & logistics solutions company in the UAE and region, was awarded “Most Innovative & Regulated Road Feeder Services of the Year” during the Transport Arabia Excellence Awards ceremony organized by Dubai Airports. ATC won the award for offering the best-regula ......read more

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 10 December 2017 –  The Food Security Center - Abu Dhabi (FSCAD) is set to discuss ways of enhancing food security in the context of the current regional developments as part of the Abu Dhabi Food Security Roundtables, to be held on the sidelines of 8th edition of SIAL Middle East. Set to kick off on December 12, 2017 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), the expert-led sessions will draw the participation of senior government officials, CEOs, and specialists in food security and explore potential partnership opportunities between the government and private sectors to achieve the region’s food security goals. His Excellency Khalifa Al ......read more

Basic benefit plan under the mandatory health insurance scheme to cover screening and treatment of three types of the most curable cancers Dubai becomes first government body in the world to provide this type of cancer screening and treatment under the basic benefit plan. All Dubai visa holders who automatically by law have the mandatory health insurance cover now are eligible for screening as per international best practice screening criteria and thus treatment of these three types of cancer. Types of cancers covered are: breast, colorectal and cervical cancer. This has been possible because of the joint initiatives of the Authority, pharmaceutical companies and insurance provide ......read more

RAK Hospital and Bourn Hall Fertility Centre, Dubai, collaborate to provide comprehensive fertility services to RAK, Ajman, Umm al-Quwain and Fujairah   December 10, 2017, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE:  Residents of Ras Al Khaimah will now have access to comprehensive fertility services as Bourn Hall Fertility Centre, Dubai, a company of Bourn Hall International, and RAK Hospital partner to launch the first fertility clinic in the Emirate. The collaboration ensures top-of-the-line IVF consultancy and intervention at the doorstep of RAK residents, who were earlier travelling to other emirates for fertility treatments. The clinic primarily provides IVF consultation, along with the medic ......read more

Dubai residents can enjoy return flights to London for as little as 13,000 Avios  Dubai, UAE 10 December 2017:  British Airways has announced a massive sale offering British Airways Executive Club members the chance to travel the world for half the number of Avios usually required.  Available for booking from today until December 17, the airline will offer World Traveller (long-haul economy) flights to Heathrow and onwards to 90 long-haul destinations for 50 per cent fewer Avios. This means that customers can book their return flight from Dubai to London using 13,000 Avios instead of 26,000.   Robert Williams, British Airways’ head of sales – Asi ......read more

Over 250 regional experts attended the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Inspector Training Program aimed at increasing awareness of the CAP checklists and standards and their impact on ensuring quality patient care National Reference Laboratory (NRL) reinforces its commitment to raise laboratory quality excellence in the region through its partnership with the CAP  Abu Dhabi, 10 December, 2017:  National Reference Laboratory (NRL), part of Mubadala’s network of world-class healthcare providers, recently organized an Inspector Training Program in Abu Dhabi in collaboration with the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The faculty included members of the ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 10, 2017:  Party with a view this New Year’s Eve at Fogueira and Sama Lounge, swing into 2018 at Speakeasy, or make it a family affair without the hassle, at Shores Restaurant. Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach in JBR has your New Year’s Party covered.  Dubai, UAE – Party in style this New Year at Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach in JBR. Shake it all night long at Brazilian churrascaria Fogueira, dance your way into the early hours at Speakeasy, get in the groove with Afro-Centric beats at Sama Lounge, or welcome 2018 with a more relaxed family vibe at Shores Restaurant. Whatever your preference, take the hassle out of your celebrations this year, wit ......read more

United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 10th December 2017:  Eros Group, the leading distributor of world renowned brands in the UAE, in partnership with one of their leading brands Hitachi has outlined a donation of air purifiers to institutions that support children with special needs.  The company’s CSR initiative is aimed at creating awareness about the health hazards of indoor air pollution especially on the health of children. Using air purifiers not only helps in purifying the air that circulates internally, it also helps in reducing triggers such as pet dander (flakes of skin), mold spores, dust and tobacco smoke particles. “Hitachi's global vision is to con ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 10, 2017:  Emirates Post Group (EPG) has issued commemorative stamps for Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival that is held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and as per the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, with the follow up of HH Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs. Giving the festival the “Zayed” name is recognition of the pivotal role of the late founding father Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan in preserving the history of the UAE and the nation so ......read more

Boosting trade ties across multiple sectors Highest exhibitor participation with 2500 exhibitors  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 10, 2017:   The largest sourcing platform, China Homelife Dubai Exhibition was inaugurated by H.E. Majid Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and opened to visitors at the Dubai World Trade Centre.  Open for three days from December 10 -12, the exhibition has shown strong growth with over 2500 participants across textile and garments, building materials and hardware, lighting, furniture and home electronics. Also present at the opening were H.E. Li Lingbing, Consul General of the People's Republi ......read more

87% do not realise that diet is a huge (80%) contributing factor to a healthy BMI Only 15% know that a child’s puppy fat converts into real weight by the ages of 10 to 11 years old   Dubai, 10th December, 2017:   King’s College Hospital London in the UAE today announced the results of a study it commissioned to assess awareness levels of parents in the Emirates around child obesity, with a focus on body mass index (BMI)*, their children’s eating habits, as well as their perception of puppy fat. The study is part of an effort to better understand the factors responsible for the rising incidence of child obesity in the UAE.    Despi ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 10, 2017:  Jabra Elite Sport – The most technically advanced true wireless sports earbuds with superior sound for music and calls with up to 13.5 hours of charge. Jabra Elite Sport proves to be the most technically advanced, true wireless sports earbuds available. They are a true training aid which are waterproof (IP67 rating) and delivers freedom of movement, ground-breaking in-ear fitness analysis, strong battery life and great music for anyone who wants to work out. AED 999 Jabra Eclipse Bluetooth Headset – Experience real sound by design Weighing just 5.5 grams, this lightweight wireless headset combines an unrivalled sound quality with sleek ......read more

LogRhythm once again recognized for completeness of vision and ability to execute LogRhythm, The Security Intelligence Company, today announced that it has, once again, been positioned as a Leader by Gartner, Inc. in the 2017 “Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management”* research report, for its Threat Lifecycle Management Platform. “We feel it’s an honor to be consistently recognized as a Leader in this Gartner Magic Quadrant,” said LogRhythm CTO and Senior Vice President of Research & Development, Chris Petersen. “As data breaches continue to come fast and furious, it’s critical that companies rapidly detect, neutralize ......read more

DP World, UAE Region is recognised as Terminal Operator of the Year and Most Automated Container Terminal of the Year Sultan Bin Sulayem: Transport Arabia Excellence Awards can contribute to promote intra-region trade Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 December 2017:  Global trade enabler DP World was recognized for its world leading business standards and practices when Its UAE Region won two awards at the Transport Arabia Excellence Awards 2017, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, CEO and chairman of the Emirates Group, and Chairman of Dubai World. DP World, UAE Region won the Terminal Operato ......read more

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