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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2019:   The UAE’s Saif Al Kaabi bagged the top honours in the men’s open category as the NAS Cycling Challenge kicked-off on Friday night with 650 participants taking part in seven different categories on the opening night of the two-day event.Al Kabi completed the 77km race in a time of 1... Read more
Dubai Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department organizes dialogue sessions with government institutions under the topic18 May 2019, Dubai, UAE: A group of specialists graced the first of the dialogue sessions held in Ramadan Dubai, a project under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Pr... Read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2019:   Eberhard & Co, fine Swiss watchmakers with the classic touch, have been known for tellling the time in distinctive fashion across all all walks of life, The Swiss maison has now pulled out the stops in an extravagant tribute to Italian automotive giants, Alfa Romeo.With the new 'Quadri... Read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2019:    Dubai Investments PJSC has underlined its commitment to the UAE’s People of Determination by supporting a Social Program for Women of Determination, a year-long calendar of events and activities that will enable and empower individuals and their families, and promote greater social... Read more
The First Free Zone in the Country to Return Cash and Bank Guarantees Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 May 2019:   To promote ease of doing business and to support its customers Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the GCC’s largest special economic zone, will become the first free zone in the country to return cash and bank guarantees ... Read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2019:   Dubai Customs organized a Suhur gathering for female government employees; the first of its kind among government departments in Dubai. The event took place at Al Multaqa Ballroom, Dubai World Trade Center.  The female Suhur gathering is an initiative by the Dubai Customs Women&rsquo... Read more
Initiative aims to raise community awareness of legislation conducive to transforming value of tolerance into sustainable institutional endeavourDubai, United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2019:   In response to the  declaration by H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE President, of the year 2019 as the ‘Year of Tolerance&rsqu... Read more
• Deadline set for June 30, 2019• Program to run from September 2019 to January 2020 Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2019:   The Dubai Smart City Accelerator (DSCA), the first industry-focused accelerator award winning program of its kind in the MENA region, has issued an open call for applications from global startup... Read more
Dubai, UAE – Saturday 18 May 2019:  Corporate Communications Department at Dubai Customs received Ludovic Thanay, Head of Communications, Events and Strategic Planning Unit, World Customs Organization (WCO). The meeting was organized by Dubai Customs with the aim of sharing best communication practices and strategies with the WCO. K... Read more
Men in Black special agents can neuralyze to their heart’s content with this new piece of equipment. Codename: Police SPL872May 16, 2019:   Police, lifestyle brand owned by the De Rigo Group, returns to Hollywood to protect the Earth from the dregs of the universe. From June 2019, the brand will return to the silver screen in Sony P... Read more
Facilities to support local and International film Industry with upgraded Equipment, Studio & Post Production FacilitiesMay 16, 2019 - Dubai, UAE – Film and TV Production House and market leader, Icon Art Production (IAP) is aiming to invest 15 Million Dirhams in 2019 to Increase the inventory of Film/TV/Broadcasting Equipment’... Read more
• 20% downpayment assistance• Free 1 year or 20,000 km service Dubai, UAE, May 16, 2019: To celebrate the spirit of generosity this Holy Month, Al-Futtaim Toyota is offering remarkable deals on its pre-owned vehicles.Throughout Ramadan customers buying a pre-owned Toyota can enjoy 20% down payment assistance from Al-Futtaim Toyota, f... Read more
UAE Team Emirates’ Fernando Gaviria claimed second on a wet day at the Giro d’Italia. Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 16, 2019:   The Colombian sprinter showed his competitive edge, ploughing forward in the closing kilometre to take up a good position on the wheel of one of his fellow riders at the front of the peloton.... Read more
It will showcase the first UAE experience in human space flights fieldDubai, United Arab Emirates - May 16, 2019:   Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) announced opening early registration for the 22nd session of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) Humans in Space Symposium, hosted in Dubai for the first time in the Middl... Read more
 

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Grade 11 student Hannah Watkins encourages eco-friendly changes in the Abu Dhabi community 19 May 2019, Abu Dhabi:  During a ceremony at the American Community School of Abu Dhabi (ACS), Grade 11 student Hannah Watkins became the second recipient of the Haitham Zamzam Al Hammadi Medal of International Friendship, named in honor of 2002 ACS graduate and Board Trustee, the late Haitham Zamzam Al Hammadi.   During his young career, Haitham Zamzam Al Hammadi served his country with great skill, modesty and commitment. His strengths lay in his interest and ability to form productive and long-term friendships – locally, regionally and internationally – with people, entit ......read more

By undergoing customer-related training, du’s technicians and engineers have been equipped with world-class networking equipment expertise Dubai, UAE, May 19, 2019:  du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), customers are set to benefit from an enhanced telco experience, following the company increasing its efforts to equip frontline technicians and field engineers with best-in-class expertise. By undergoing training and retraining by global networking leader Linksys - the connected home division within newly merged Belkin International and Foxconn Interconnect Technology (FIT) entity, du technicians are now better prepared to promptly address custom ......read more

Results establish sustainability as a new workplace standard for successful businesses, and identifies opportunities to advance sustainability in the office    • 46 percent of survey respondents globally would only work for companies with sustainable business practices, while 61 percent believe business sustainability is mandatory  • 58 percent said environmentally conscious practices are key to engaging future workforce • HP invests $2 million to sustainable supplies and promoting a circular economy   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   HP unveiled a new study underscoring the importance of sustainable business practic ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   Sophie Delafontaine, Creative Director of Longchamp, Jean Cassegrain, CEO of Longchamp and Guillaume Houzé, Image and Communication Director of the Galeries Lafayette celebrated the launch of the new Longchamp LGP collection at the Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann. Kendall Jenner, brand ambassador of the House – dressed in a Longchamp full look – attended the event. By her side, Laury Thilleman, Camelia Bourbon, Noholita, Kenza Sadoun, Malika Ménard, Caroline Roux, Ophélie Meunier, Shaïn Boumédine were among the many attendees of the party. After the opening of the LGP Studio by Kendall Jenner, the guests enjoyed a gam ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UEA - 19 May 2019:  Aldar Properties’ Yas Mall, The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (The Mall at WTCAD) and both Al Jimi Mall and Remal Mall in Al Ain, have joined forces to offer visitors a special experience this Holy Month of Ramadan, with a variety of cultural, religious and shopping activities to be enjoyed by all members of the community. The malls aim to bring everyone together to enjoy the spiritual month with beautiful seasonal decoration and a family-friendly atmosphere. With intent to offer unique and memorable shopping and leisure experiences, Yas Mall, The Mall at WTCAD and Al Jimi Mall, have partnered with The Islamic Museum to host pop-up exh ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   Dubai welcomes an average of 7.5 million travelers every month. However, the city broke this record three times by welcoming over 8.3 million in one month. Travel involves so much more than just transporting a passenger from one place to another. Airports are now thought of as 'small cities', and must provide a safe and efficient experience, from parking, check-in, and exposure to world-class shopping and dining.  Hassan El-Banna, Business Development Manager, META at Genetec discusses the importance of having a seamless customer experience at airports in the below media alert.    ...read more

EEG successfully implements the United Nation Sustainable Development Goal Number 4: ‘Quality Education’  by engaging 162,000 Students in the annual Environmental Drawing Competition Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   The Emirates Environmental Group’s (EEG) 13th edition of the Environmental Drawing Competition was a huge success, as more than 162,000 students, 566 schools and 106 student members of the EEG took part. EEG organised a special and standalone awarding ceremony for the 2nd year in a row, on May 19 to unveil and celebrate the winners of this year’s competition at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai. In EEG’s continuous effort to ......read more

Customer Experience Director awarded accolade at the London Motor Show by Women’s World Car of the Year panel Fiona has had a career spanning 20 years in the automotive industry E-PACE and I-PACE both finished in the Top Three for Women’s World Car of the Year   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:  Fiona Pargeter, Jaguar Land Rover Customer Experience Director, has been recognised by the Women’s World Car of the Year Awards as their first ever ‘Woman of Worth’ for 2018 at the London Motor Show. Fiona was presented with the award by managing director of the Women’s World Car of the Year Awards, Sandy Myhre, alongside member ......read more

The GCC’s Leading Free Zone Takes a Bold Step to Celebrate Year of Tolerance Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 May 2019:  Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the Middle East’s leading special economic zone and key growth engine of Dubai’s economy, has announced it will waive an estimated AED 35 million in fines owed by its customers, in commemoration of the UAE Government’s designation of 2019 as the Year of Tolerance. Jafza’s decision to waive fines is an initiative that aligns strongly not only with the UAE government’s goals for promoting tolerance but also with the company’s broader goals to support the communities it serves. Sultan Ahmed Bi ......read more

• For the first time in the UAE, 300% bonus credit offered on every AED30 recharge or more  • 100% bonus credit for the customer to use and 200% to share with 2 friends   Abu Dhabi, 19 May 2019: Ramadan is a month of spiritual reflection and a special time for family and friends to come together to strengthen their bonds. In keeping with the spirit of the holy month, Etisalat has introduced its Ramadan Bonus on Recharge promotion to enable its customers to spread joy, share Ramadan moments as and when they happen, and strengthen social relationships throughout the holy month. During the holy month until 2nd June 2019, Wasel and WaselGo customers who recharge with th ......read more

• 13,195 transactions, including 1,131 sales at 122 areas, cover 10m square feet • Al Shamsi: Sharjah provides safe environment for real estate investment, attracts local & foreign investors  May 19, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: Government Communication Department - Real Estate Registration Directorate - Sharjah 19/05/2019  Real estate transactions valued AED 5.2 billion in the Emirate of Sharjah in the first quarter of this year, as per the latest report revealed by the Sharjah Real Estate Registration Directorate (SRERD). The latest figures show that the Emirate recorded 13,195 transactions, including 1,131 sales at 122 areas that covered 10 million square feet ......read more

Dubai, UAE; May 19, 2019:  Pure Gold Jewellers supported Um Al Quwain Police & Punishment and Correctional Department, to host an iftar for prisoners and their families. The Iftar was attended by Colonel Ahmed Mohamed Al-Ghous, Head of the Umm Al Quwain Correctional Center; Major Dr. Saif Zaid, Director of the Punishment Reform Foundation; Firoz Merchant, Chairman, Pure Gold Group; Karim Merchant, Group CEO & MD, Pure Gold Group, and other police officials. Commenting on the event, philanthropist Firoz Merchant, says “Iftar is a time for ‘togetherness’ with all members of the community, and throughout the holy month of Ramadan, we strive to devote ou ......read more

Up your interior game with statement pieces from Italian furniture brands at discounted prices Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   Upscale furniture retailer, Western Furniture has announced its Best Buy Sale of envy-inducing collection from various Italian, German and Spanish furniture brands such as Adriani e Rossi, Bonaldo, Calligaris, Draenert, Flou, Gamma International, Kristalia, Minni Forms, Natuzzi Italia, Reflex Angelo, Tomasella, Zanette and Tonin Casa. The Best Buy sale features select pieces of the world’s leading Italian contemporary furniture, lighting and home accents from sofas to sideboards, sectionals, statement chairs, benches, armchairs, ba ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation and National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), UAE’s largest engineering, procurement, and construction companies were awarded by the Future Network Awards 2019 as the ‘Networking Project of the Year - Public’. This recognition came in the light of the successful digital transformation of NPCC’s production and operation facilities for monitoring their energy consumption with the help of Schneider’s EcoStruxure Power architecture, and the Power Monitoring Expert system, and smart meters. By implementing Sc ......read more

 Sports sedan and luxury limousine meet in all-new Flying Spur  Luxury Grand Touring sedan to set new standards for contemporary craftsmanship  Exquisite three dimensional diamond leather upholstery developed by Bentley’s craftsmen and women in Crewe, England   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   In the year Bentley Motors celebrates its 100th anniversary, the British creator of extraordinary Grand Touring cars promises to set new standards of luxury and driving pleasure when it reveals the all-new Flying Spur.   Both sports sedan and luxury limousine, Bentley’s all-new Flying Spur owes only its historic name to th ......read more

Game-Changing Essentials for Your Upcoming Travels Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   Just because you’re travelling, it doesn’t’t mean that you should forget about your skincare and beauty routine – in fact, you ought to take even more care. Regardless of whether you’re just taking a carry-on or three suitcases for your trip, it’s what inside that counts, so we have put together our TishTash must-have travel essentials to help you stay organised and keep your beauty routine in check: Rodial Vitamin C Moisturizer SPF 30 (AED 467.25)   The lightweight moisturiser works to deeply hydrate the skin while protecting it from ......read more

Fast facts: ● Teleconnection refers to climate anomalies being related to each other at large distances. ● Atlantic Zonal Mode (AZM) and Indian summer monsoon rainfall (ISMR) are known to have an inverse relationship, which means that the cold (warm) phases of AZM result in strong (weak) ISMR. ● This paper reports that the inverse relationship between AZM and ISMR has significantly strengthened in recent decades. ● The findings have been featured in Geophysical Research Letters.   Abu Dhabi, UAE – May 19, 2019: A new study at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has discovered a growing teleconnection in a warming world between the Indian Summer Monsoon ......read more

Marina Mall Abu Dhabi is the place to be this Ramadan as the family destination offers month-long promotions and cultural celebrations  Abu Dhabi, 19 May 2019:   With the aim of giving the residents of the capital an opportunity to embrace the community spirt and spend precious time with family and friends, Marina Mall Abu Dhabi is hosting a series of activities. In line with Ramadan’s values of giving, the mall is partnering with Make A Wish Foundation UAE, to host a traditional bazaar. The bazaar will have abayas, paintings, handicrafts, bokhours, perfumes and other traditional Arabic accessories on sale.  All proceeds from the Bazaar will go towards gran ......read more

Salvatore Ferragamo’s latest eyewear design is distinguished by a striking construction that unites high-gloss glamour with artisanal sophistication. Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   First unveiled on the Spring/Summer 2019 ready-to-wear runway, this standout frame now stars in this season’s “Patchwork of Characters” advertising campaign. The story unfolds around a group of friends of various ages and nationalities who celebrate the Italian lifestyle as they enjoy a sunny day together in the lands of ancient Tuscia, near Rome.  A symbol of the House’s signature design approach, driven by constant research and experimentation, th ......read more

May 19, 2019:    Michael Kors is pleased to announce that the following women wore Michael Kors Collection to the 10th anniversary of the Annual Filmmakers Dinner, hosted by Charles Finch, Edward Enninful and Michael Kors, on Friday, May 17, 2019, in Cannes, France. Shailene Woodley wore a gold-and-black sequined double crepe sablé asymmetric dress with feather trim and black Zoey leather platform sandals, both from the Fall 2019 Michael Kors Collection. Rita Ora wore a black feather-embroidered silk georgette ruffle gown with a crystal neckline from the Fall 2019 Michael Kors Collection. Amber Heard wore a gold-and-black wool blazer and trousers with metallic-and-black Ro ......read more

Awarded ‘Best Partner for 2018’ for overall performance and consistently high customer service Dubai, UAE, 19 May 2019:  Jumbo Electronics, the leading omnichannel tech-retailer in the region, was awarded ‘Best Partner for 2018’ by leading telecom operator du for achieving retail excellence based on overall sales performance, operational compliance at all outlets and high-quality customer service.  The retailer also won the ‘du Star Award’ for supporting du’s Franchise Unit during 2018, the ‘Best Sales Staff Enterprise Segment Award’ and the ‘Best Sales Staff Fixed Services Segment Award’. The awards reinf ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019:   Twenty-year-old Tadej Pogačar has added his name to the history books at the Amgen Tour of California, becoming the youngest ever winner in the race’s history. The UAE Team Emirates young-gun successfully defended the lead on the final stage from Santa Clarita to Pasadena to pick up his first ever UCI World Tour win. In the final General Classification (GC) standings, Pogačar led by 16 second to his nearest competitor. It has been a remarkable debut campaign for the Slovenian, who already boasts a stage and GC win at the Volta ao Algarve, and now adds to it with a stage and GC win in California.  Commenting ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2019:   The UAE’s Saif Al Kaabi bagged the top honours in the men’s open category as the NAS Cycling Challenge kicked-off on Friday night with 650 participants taking part in seven different categories on the opening night of the two-day event. Al Kabi completed the 77km race in a time of 1 hour, 39 minutes and 57 seconds to finish ahead of Emirati compatriots Jaber Al Mansoori (01:39:58), Mohammed Al Mansoori (01:40:02) and Omar Al Jasmi (01:40:03), and Yahiaa Khalifa (01:40:45) of Bahrain. Twelve-year-old Omar Issa finished first in the 10km Boys’ Open Category in 19:10, ahead of Ali Nasiraei (19:10) and Sultan Al Sham ......read more

Dubai Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department organizes dialogue sessions with government institutions under the topic 18 May 2019, Dubai, UAE: A group of specialists graced the first of the dialogue sessions held in Ramadan Dubai, a project under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and which carries the theme "Ramadan Dubai Compassion and Coexistence". The dialogue session stressed the importance of promoting the principles that support the sustainability of the family's happiness and stability, and provide all means to achieve and ensure social balance. This was m ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2019:   Eberhard & Co, fine Swiss watchmakers with the classic touch, have been known for tellling the time in distinctive fashion across all all walks of life, The Swiss maison has now pulled out the stops in an extravagant tribute to Italian automotive giants, Alfa Romeo. With the new 'Quadrifoglio Verde' chronograph, Eberhard & Co. salutes the high-powered premium auto brand, an icon of performance and style. This watch embodies the all the technical prowess and style which, for generations, have characterized the products from these two centres of innovation and excellence, based on tradition. Proudly  showing off ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2019:    Dubai Investments PJSC has underlined its commitment to the UAE’s People of Determination by supporting a Social Program for Women of Determination, a year-long calendar of events and activities that will enable and empower individuals and their families, and promote greater social inclusion within the wider community. Dubai Investments has provided support for the special 12-month program, developed by Kalimati Communication and Rehabilitation Centre, which will provide a sustained focus on social and vocational skills, recreational activities and events that will build skill sets, increase physical fitness and confidenc ......read more

The First Free Zone in the Country to Return Cash and Bank Guarantees  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 May 2019:   To promote ease of doing business and to support its customers Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the GCC’s largest special economic zone, will become the first free zone in the country to return cash and bank guarantees to its clients through its new Workforce Protection Programme initiative that is set to roll out in September of this year. The move will provide added benefits to employees and infuse AED 1.3 billion back into Dubai’s economy that companies can invest in their operations and strengthen their businesses. The decision is geared towards ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2019:   Dubai Customs organized a Suhur gathering for female government employees; the first of its kind among government departments in Dubai. The event took place at Al Multaqa Ballroom, Dubai World Trade Center.   The female Suhur gathering is an initiative by the Dubai Customs Women’s Committee to be the first event of its kind targeting government female employees in Dubai with the objective of enhancing ties and positive interaction between female employees in different government departments.  The event included a lecture entitled “The Foundation of the Happy UAE Home” delivered by Abdul Rahman Al M ......read more

Initiative aims to raise community awareness of legislation conducive to transforming value of tolerance into sustainable institutional endeavour Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2019:   In response to the  declaration by H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE President, of the year 2019 as the ‘Year of Tolerance’, the General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee in the Emirate of Dubai (SLC) has launched its ‘Tolerance-related Legislation’ awareness initiative. This initiative is aimed at raising awareness of the recently issued forward-looking legislation, inspired by the UAE wise leadership’s vision of promoting tol ......read more

• Deadline set for June 30, 2019 • Program to run from September 2019 to January 2020   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2019:   The Dubai Smart City Accelerator (DSCA), the first industry-focused accelerator award winning program of its kind in the MENA region, has issued an open call for applications from global startups dedicated to innovative smart city solutions to join its third cohort.   DSCA was launched in May 2017 by Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) in collaboration with du, Smart Dubai Office, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) New York, Orange Business Services, and Visa.   ......read more

Dubai, UAE – Saturday 18 May 2019:  Corporate Communications Department at Dubai Customs received Ludovic Thanay, Head of Communications, Events and Strategic Planning Unit, World Customs Organization (WCO). The meeting was organized by Dubai Customs with the aim of sharing best communication practices and strategies with the WCO.  Khalil Saqer bin Gharib, Director of Corporate Communication Department overviewed the performance indicators and overall communication methodologies in place in the department including CSR, Media and PR.  “We have built a coherent communication strategy over the years, which is key to ensure the most current and important informa ......read more

• Combination with major shareholder ADFG progressing through final stages, followed by regulatory and shareholder approvals • Q1 reported revenues increase 67% quarter-on-quarter to AED 55.4 million • Net loss in quarter of AED 24.9 million on the back of legacy provisions and one-off items   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2019:   SHUAA Capital confirms it is progressing with its potential transaction with ADFG through a strategic investment structure where-in the combined entity will continue to operate as a publicly listed company. The Company is going through final stages before regulatory and shareholder approvals will be sought.   ......read more

The Lighting Retrofit Project to generate AED 5 million annual savings UAE, 16 May 2019 – Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO) announced the signing of an agreement with Sharaf Electronics for the implementation of the lighting retrofit project at three terminals of Dubai Airport. The project will replace over 15,000 outdoor and indoor lights with latest energy saving LED lights, resulting in about AED 5 million annual savings every year, for next seven years for the airport. In addition, the project supports Dubai Airport’s vision of environmental sustainability. As an accredited ESCO company with Regulatory & Supervisory Bureau (RSB) for electricity and water ......read more

Men in Black special agents can neuralyze to their heart’s content with this new piece of equipment. Codename: Police SPL872 May 16, 2019:   Police, lifestyle brand owned by the De Rigo Group, returns to Hollywood to protect the Earth from the dregs of the universe. From June 2019, the brand will return to the silver screen in Sony Pictures’ Men in Black: International, where the agents are seen wearing special Police style eyewear. By participating in Men in Black: International, Police confirms its international intergalactic vocation and brings back the shapes and styles that have built the brand’s success over the years, such as the historic eagle &ndash ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 16, 2019:   Two members of the Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA) bagged major awards at the prestigious Global FM Awards of Excellence 2019. UAE-based integrated facilities management (FM) providers Emrill Services and Adeeb Electrical & Electronics Services were honored in the recently concluded competition for their effective implementation of the best industry practices and their contributions to the FM community at large.  MEFMA’s Strategic Corporate Member Emrill won the ‘Gold Award of Excellence in FM 2019’ for its entry titled 'Driving Innovation, Knowledge, and Experience to Deliver Excell ......read more

May 16, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: Versace – Pre-Fall 2019 Collection Iconic. Disruptive. Playful. V Circle, the fashion icon of Versace watches, is back in two original versions, more playful and disruptive than ever. Designed for trend-setters and devotees to the Versace brand, the lettering brings the strap to life, transforming this timepiece into a must-have accessory. V Circle / Logomania Edition, with a smaller case, features a snakeskin leather strap embellished with Versace lettering and a Medusa free loop. The watch is available in seven different colors, and a choice of leather strap or metal bracelet. The dial bears the characteristic stitch pattern and the iconic Gr ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 16, 2019: ​  Al-Futtaim has announced the launch of SINYAR, a pioneering programme for UAE nationals, dedicated to developing emerging talent across its organization. This programme is in alignment with the UAE’s Vision 2021 and UAE Government Accelerators initiatives to harness the full potential of its national human capital by maximising, nurturing, attracting and retaining the best talent. The name SINYAR in local Emirati dialect means the trace left by a boat in water and was used to signify how it will guide employees on the right path for their careers. Through this tailor-made programme, Al-Futtaim encourages employees to tak ......read more

May 16th, 2019; Dubai, UAE: True to the spirit of Ramadan, the UAE's largest diversified conglomerate Danube Group is giving free iftar meals to 100,000 workers in labour camps across different locations in UAE from last 14 years.  The yearly initiative has been a huge success among the blue-collar workers, whose hard work often goes unnoticed, despite their diligent performance of duties while adhering to religious obligations. Additionally to fulfill one of the five pillars of Islam the group offers an all-expense paid trip to a few lucky workers selected via lucky draw for Hajj and Umrah every year.  Mr Rizwan Sajan, Founder and Chairman Danube Group said:” This ......read more

A part of the leading integrated healthcare provider’s network in GCC, Aster Al Raffah Hospitals & Clinics opened its 3rd Hospital in Ibri, the 9th facility in Oman. 16 May, 2019, Dubai, UAE:   Delivering upon its commitment to improve the availability and accessibility of quality healthcare services in Oman, Aster Al Raffah Hospitals & Clinics are now serving patients with its newest 22-bed Aster Hospital located in Ibri. The new facility further strengthens Aster DM Healthcare’s offering in primary and secondary care services in Oman. The inauguration of the new facility was officiated by His Excellency Sheikh/ Khalaf Salim Abdullah Alishaqi , Wali of Ib ......read more

May 16th, 2019; Dubai, UAE: True to the spirit of Ramadan, the UAE's largest diversified conglomerate Danube Group is giving free iftar meals to 100,000 workers in labour camps across different locations in UAE from last 14 years.  The yearly initiative has been a huge success among the blue-collar workers, whose hard work often goes unnoticed, despite their diligent performance of duties while adhering to religious obligations. Additionally to fulfill one of the five pillars of Islam the group offers an all-expense paid trip to a few lucky workers selected via lucky draw for Hajj and Umrah every year.  Mr Rizwan Sajan, Founder and Chairman Danube Group said:” This ......read more

The Quattro Ballers and Triple Threat clinch Girls and Boys crowns Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 16, 2019:   The Big 3 and Sharjah Women Team A clinched the Men’s and Women’s titles at the NAS 3x3 Basketball Championship, while The Quattro Ballers and Triple Threat triumphed in the Juniors Girls and Junior Boys categories respectively. The Big 3 defeated Ball Above All 19-11 in the Men’s final, while Sharjah Women Team A cruised to a 13-6 win over And One in the Women’s final. In the Junior Girls’ final, the Quattro Ballers proved too good for Brooklyn Nets, winning 9-2, while Triple Threat edged the Junior Boys’ title with a 13-12 win ......read more

May 16, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Marks & Spencer has introduced its ultimate linen collection for Summer. A style that lends itself perfectly to both weekend and workwear, linen is the must-have fabric this season. From signature Summer dresses to classic skirts and beach ready accessories, shoppers can look no further than Marks & Spencer to get them through the warmer temperatures.  The collection includes bold colours to stand out from the crowd as well as pastel tones, creating a more understated look. With Cool Comfort™ finish, a key innovation that works to draw moisture to the outer surface, these chic pieces will leave shoppers feeling fresh, cool and comfortable, w ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 16th May 2019:   Leading department store, Robinsons has launched its dreamy new home collection for Ramadan and Eid, presenting luxury homeware beside this season’s fashion must-haves.   With an impressive selection of brands and exquisite designs to choose from, shoppers need look no further than the UAE’s largest department store to help them relax and unwind this holy month in the comfort of their own home.     The new collection features products ranging from tableware and serve ware to decorative pieces, showcasing luxurious and contemporary designs ideal for iftar and Suhur and perfect for all interior design styles. ......read more

Treats in store include a selection of the latest Arabic movies, popular Anime and Hollywood series   May 16, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: STARZPLAY, the leading subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, welcomes Ramadan 2019 as it offers a selection of blockbuster Arabic movies, highly sought-after Anime titles while throwing into the mix some STARZ original series straight from Hollywood.   A host of the latest Arabic movies with an additional range of popular cartoon titles are set to be perfect for those looking to bring the cinema home for relaxed family viewing.    Here’s STARZPLAY’s top ten for your screens this Ramadan:    Ar ......read more

New Oracle Supply Chain Management (SCM) Cloud logistics updates help improve responsiveness, optimize shipments and asset utilization, and improve productivity Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 May 2019 — To help organizations design and operate efficient and agile supply chains, Oracle today announced a series of logistics management updates to Oracle Supply Chain Management (SCM) Cloud. The updates include a new logistics network modeling product and enhanced transportation management and global trade management capabilities. The latest innovations can help customers drive better business outcomes by enhancing supply chain responsiveness, optimizing shipments and asset utilization, ......read more

Facilities to support local and International film Industry with upgraded Equipment, Studio & Post Production Facilities May 16, 2019 - Dubai, UAE – Film and TV Production House and market leader, Icon Art Production (IAP) is aiming to invest 15 Million Dirhams in 2019 to Increase the inventory of Film/TV/Broadcasting Equipment’s following increase in demand for Local and International Production of Feature Films, TV Programs, Music Videos, TV Commercials, Events Productions, Studios & Post Production facility in Dubai, UAE. Investment includes the expansion of State of the Art Studio Facilities for Indoor Shoots for TVC, TV Programs and Feature Film with Studi ......read more

• 20% downpayment assistance • Free 1 year or 20,000 km service   Dubai, UAE, May 16, 2019: To celebrate the spirit of generosity this Holy Month, Al-Futtaim Toyota is offering remarkable deals on its pre-owned vehicles. Throughout Ramadan customers buying a pre-owned Toyota can enjoy 20% down payment assistance from Al-Futtaim Toyota, free one-year or 20,000 km servicing and 3M window tinting making it the best time to purchase the vehicle of their dreams. Customers will also find attractive pricing on all Toyota pre-owned vehicles, ranging from the city friendly Yaris all the way to the sturdy Land Cruiser.    All Toyota pre-owned vhicles come w ......read more

UAE Team Emirates’ Fernando Gaviria claimed second on a wet day at the Giro d’Italia.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 16, 2019:   The Colombian sprinter showed his competitive edge, ploughing forward in the closing kilometre to take up a good position on the wheel of one of his fellow riders at the front of the peloton.   The relentless rain provided difficult conditions for the peloton, and that undoubtedly played on the mind of the sprinters, who were all waiting for the right time to make their move. But with just 300 metres to go, Gaviria went, and it looked like he was primed for the stage win, before Pascal Ackermann (Bora-hansgrohe) pipp ......read more

It will showcase the first UAE experience in human space flights field Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 16, 2019:   Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) announced opening early registration for the 22nd session of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) Humans in Space Symposium, hosted in Dubai for the first time in the Middle East and North Africa. The event will be held from 11 to 14 November 2019 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, and will bring together experts from around the world in the space industry, especially from the Arab world. Those wishing to attend can apply on www.his2019.com His Excellency, Yousuf Hamad AlShaibani, Director General of MBRSC, s ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 16, 2019:    Cheered on by the packed stands, Dubai 2021 rallied from a set down to beat Surprise 3-1 and win a fourth NAS Volleyball Championship title for the franchise. Winners of the title in 2015 and 2016, and also last year as F3, Dubai 2021 lost a close first set and were trailing 11-15 in the second, but fought back to level the scores at 21-21 and shifted gears from thereon, winning 24-26, 25-22, 25-21, 25-21 at the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex on Tuesday night. The winners bagged a cheque of AED600,000, while the runners-up took home AED500,000.  The two teams received their trophies and medals from His Highness Sheikh Hasher Bi ......read more

Facilities and Iftar kit availability has been increased due to overwhelming response at Sajaa iftar camp to accommodate a total of 1,14,000 beneficiaries this Ramadan.  Malabar Gold & Diamonds associates with various associations and like – minded organizations this Ramadan to provide Iftar meals & other CSR initiatives.  Malabar Gold & Diamonds continues to devotedly take part & conducts various CSR initiatives this year which was declared as the ‘Year of Tolerance’   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 16, 2019:   Malabar Gold & Diamonds, one among the largest jewellery retailer with 250 stores worldwide has its C ......read more

 Eighty years ago, the Maserati Tipo 6CM took the first three places at the Targa Florio  A result which reaffirmed Maserati's technological supremacy in racing at the time   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 16, 2019:    Maserati celebrates the eightieth anniversary of Luigi “Gigi” Villoresi's impressive win at the 1939 Targa Florio at the wheel of the Maserati Tipo 6CM. The Milan-born driver achieved victory at the Parco della Favorita circuit in Palermo, Sicily on May 14th 1939 by covering the race's 40 laps, totalling 228 km, in 1:40.15.4. Luigi Villoresi also recorded the fastest lap in the race with the time of 0:02.24.6, av ......read more

Sell with The Luxury Closet and Celebrate the Gift of Giving This Ramadan Dubai, UAE: May 15th, 2019:  In the spirit of the holy month of Ramadan, Theluxurycloset.com, the leading marketplace for buying and selling luxury items, has partnered with Dubai Cares to support its programs aimed at positively impacting the lives of underprivileged children and young people in developing countries through education. This initiative enables sellers to simply submit any designer items they wish to sell on Theluxurycloset.com or app. They will be provided with the option to dedicate a percentage of their proceeds towards Dubai Cares’ programs, with the percentage options being 10%, 20%, ......read more

Drive aims to bring the joy of reading and learning to young refugees  Sharjah, May 15, 2019 Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Council (SMC), has launched the fifth edition of Kan Yama Kan (KYK) Book Donation Campaign. An affiliate of the UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY), the book donation drive – designed to bring community together to practice the act of charitable giving in celebration of the spirit of the Holy Month – aims to offer young refugees worldwide better access to reading and learning materials. This edition is in conjunction with Sharjah World Book Capital 2019 celebrations. Book donation boxes have been placed in ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 15, 2019:   Vitamin D is an essential that we all need, to vitalise our bodies, but being out and about in the sunshine means you’re being exposed to damaging UVA and UBV rays. Luckily, SPF, our new best friend during the summer months, is here to help protect us. SPF, Sun Protection Factor creams can be categorized based on their capacity to absorb the sun’s ultra-violet rays. Eg. An SPF 15 can readily absorb about one-fifteenth of the sun’s rays as opposed to an SPF 30 cream that offers double the protection. Hence, it is essential you choose your SPF creams wisely. We have put together our must-have sunscreens that should ......read more

Craftsmanship from dusk till dawn The New Flying Regulator Night and Day Limited Edition Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 15, 2019:   At first sight, the new special edition is a beautiful marriage between avant-garde design and traditional métiers d´arts, which become evident in the dial sophisticatedly decorated with guilloche by hand. The wave-like pattern is crafted onto the dial in the House of Chronoswiss in Lucerne by means of an ancient rose-engine lathe, and afterwards galvanized blue. The unusual and intricately designed day/night dome display at the 9 o’clock position is another thing to catch the eye. It was embedded in a half-dome and given a ......read more

319 graduating students, including 2 doctorate awardees, receive their degrees at 35th UOWD graduation ceremony Dubai, May 15, 2019:   Sheikh Nahayan bin Mubarak Al Nahayan, UAE Minister of Tolerance, while lauding the achievements of University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) at its 35th Graduation Ceremony recently, attributed its remarkable success to Australia's culture of tolerance that is similar to that of the UAE.   Speaking at the graduation ceremony, H.E. Sheikh Nahayan commented: “The University of Wollongong in Dubai is now one of the largest independent universities in the country, with more than 100 nationalities making it one of the most culturally ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 15th May 2019:  Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, signed a gold sponsorship agreement for two years with The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) RAL (Region-At-Large) for its activities being held in Africa, the Middle East, South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka), and Turkey. Through this sponsorship, Empower pursues to shed light on ASHRAE’s RAL activities and its role in supporting energy efficient cooling solutions, in addition to the UAE’s efforts to support district cooling, which aims to create the desired ......read more

Deadline to receive submissions is 1st of October Abu Dhabi, UAE – 15 May 2019: The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) has announced it is now accepting nominations for its 14th edition (the 2019-20 Awards).  The nomination process is open until October 2019, with the call for submissions following the Award’s Presentation Ceremony, held at Louvre Abu Dhabi, under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, in the presence of HH Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President of the Executive Council of Abu Dhabi, who honored the winners. For its last edition, Sheikh Zayed Book ......read more

Peace of mind, value, assurance and comfort guaranteed with opportunity for incredible savings Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 May 2019: Al Majid Motors, the sole distributor for KIA passenger and commercial vehicles in the UAE, is offering exceptional value for customers of all 2019 Kia vehicles during the Holy Month of Ramadan.  Al Majid Motors is assuring the peace of mind of customers as well as offering them extra value with its ‘Get Extra’ campaign only during Ramadan. During the Holy Month, all buyers of 2019 Kia vehicles will receive a five-year free service contract and the opportunity to save up to AED10,000.  They are also assured of five years manuf ......read more

Dubai, UAE, May 15, 2019:   DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF), a joint venture between Stuttgart-based DC Aviation GmbH and Dubai-based Al-Futtaim, has attained the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage 1 accreditation for its Fixed Base Operations (FBO) located at Dubai South.  IS-BAH is the global industry standard on safety management and risk mitigation for business aviation handlers and meets the forthcoming safety management system (SMS) requirements. The audit was conducted by an independent auditor from the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC).  DCAF successfully achieved compliance with the FBO’s emergency and secu ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 15, 2019:   Swissport achieved an operating EBITDA of 273.2 million euros in 2018, an increase of 24.1 percent over the previous year's result of 220.1 million euros. Total revenue from operating activities increased to 2.99 billion euros, up 6.7 percent from 2.81 billion euros in 2017.    With revenue of 2.99 billion euros for 2018 Swissport’s business volume was up 6.7 percent yearover year (10.4 percent on constant currency). The airport ground services business contributed 2.43 billion euros, up 6.8 percent. In air cargo handling, total revenue amounted to 0.56 billion euros, up 6.5 percent. Swissport’s EBITDA result ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 15, 2019:    Under the patronage of H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, Salem Ahmad Almoosa hosted Ramadan Council for the Ministry of Interior (MoI). The event, which was held on May 13 at the his Majlis of in Jumeirah (3). This year’s Council was held under the theme ‘Human Fraternity,’ and witnessed the participants underscore the importance of Human Fraternity as a universal humanitarian value that brings people together and spreads tolerance, love and cooperation among them. The event thus highlighted the UAE's pioneering role in spreading the values ......read more

• Jaguar Classic experts have restored 1954 XK120 to customer and life-long Jaguar enthusiast David Gandy’s bespoke specification   • 2,700-hour rebuild includes unique upgrades to turn standard model into a race-ready vehicle inspired by the XK120 Lightweight   • Original 3.4-litre in-line six-cylinder XK engine delivers additional 45bhp and enhanced durability with fast shifting four-speed manual gearbox   • Solid black exterior paint complemented by Aged Saddle tan leather interior featuring a distinctive lattice leather seat design   • Custom 15-inch steering wheel and made-to-measure front seat enhance comfort ......read more

UAE is among the 100 countries to feature the all-new Apple TV app on all 2019 Samsung Smart TVs and select 2018 models  Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 15, 2019:  Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced that beginning today, all 2019 Samsung Smart TVs and select 2018 TV models with a firmware update will feature the all-new Apple TV app in more than 100 countries and offer AirPlay 2 support in 176 countries – including the UAE. Samsung customers are now able to enjoy Apple TV channels and iTunes movies and TV shows on Samsung Smart TVs. “For the last decade, Samsung has been at the forefront of offering the broadest selection of content available to consumers o ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 15, 2019:  MAJESTIC DIAMOND SUITE Reminiscent of legendary love stories that stood the test of time, the Majestic diamond suite beams with a spectacular brilliance emanating  from  a  wondrous  selection  of D-F,  FL-V S2 diamonds, totaling no less than 274 carat.  In the necklace, multi-shaped diamonds are interwoven together in 18-karat white gold, effortlessly leading the eye to an exquisite D-FL pear of 15.23 carat.  The  matching  bracelet,  earrings,  and  ring  mirror  this  stunning  effect, with  gleaming  dia ......read more

Visitors and residents can look forward to exciting offers and deals across Residential, Automotive, Hospitality, Mall and Sports & Fitness destination   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 15th, 2019: Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project, is your one-stop destination this Ramadan with an array of deals and offers across residential, automotive showrooms, hotels and mall.    Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate   Residential property   Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate is offering customers one-month free rent when renting out at Marsa Plaza and up to 5% cashback on payments made through Al-Futtaim Credit ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 15, 2019:   The Dubai Police General Command has added luxury Italian automaker Maserati’s sports coupe, the GranTurismo, from the brand’s official UAE importer-dealer Al Tayer Motors to its fleet of luxury patrol cars. Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, inaugurated the Maserati GranTurismo at the Dubai Police headquarters, in the presence of Major Major General Dr. Al Salal Saeed bin Huwaidi Al Falasi, Assistant Commandant for Administration Affairs; Mr. Jad Elias, Vice President Sales - Maserati at Al Tayer Motors; Mr. Domenico La Marte, General Manager, Maserati Middle East and Africa, and ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 15, 2019:   Check the new Spring/Summer Collection from Splash. ...read more

The sporty-chic designs for men and women both feature a playful dot pattern. May 15, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: KARL LAGERFELD and PUMA announce they are collaborating to introduce two special-edition sneakers for men and women, launching worldwide on May 16, 2019. The collectible shoes fuse PUMA's streetwise swagger with a touch of KARL's classic sophistication. The launch follows the global success of the first collaboration between the two brands in 2018. Covered in a playful polka dot pattern, the sporty-chic designs are crafted from soft leather to combine comfort and style. With a contemporary yet youthful aesthetic, they reflect KARL LAGERFELD's signature DNA with dist ......read more

UAE Team Emirates’ Diego Ulissi shone on Stage four of the Giro as late crashes impacted the peloton.    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 15, 2019:   It was another drama-filled day, as once again late crashes changed the dynamic of the race coming into the closing stages. With the peloton approaching the 12km to go mark, the first crash took down a handful of riders. Luckily, none of UAE Team Emirates’ stage hopefuls were impacted, but it was the second larger crash 6.1km from the finish that blocked the road and caused the bulk of riders to come to a standstill, including the Points jersey wearer, Fernando Gaviria.    However, emerging ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 15 May 2019:   Director of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih chaired the Consultative Council meeting which was set to discuss means of developing cooperation with the vegetable and fruit sector. The meeting focused on how this sector can benefit from the enormous advantages and facilities Dubai Customs offers and how to overcome any challenges that may face them.  The meeting was attended by Saed Al Awadi, CEO of Dubai Export Development Corporation (DEDC) and representatives of DP World, Dubai Chamber, Dubai Trade and the Department of Economic Development (DED).  A number of points and suggestions have been discussed in the meeting to develop me ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 15, 2019:   Snowhite, the Gulf’s largest menswear showroom chain in the Gulf, opened their second fashion destination in Al Qusais.  Snowhite which has become synonymous with men’s wear in the region, opened their new outlet at Obaidullah Building 1 (Emirates Building), near Mashreq Bank, Damsacus Street, Al Qusais. “We always believe in reaching out to our customers. We understood there is vast growth expansion in ghusais suburb  and needed one more showroom” pointed out Mr. Hiroo D. Vassanani, Managing Director, Snowhite.   When it comes to formals or casual wear, Snowhite through their wide network ......read more

Veera Pandian steers Titans CC into the quarterfinals of NAS Cricket May 15, 2019 – Kuwait’s Abdulaziz Al Shatti won a gold and a bronze in the NAS Fencing Championship, while Egypt’s Alaaeldin Abouelkassem – the first Arab and African fencer to win a medal at the Olympics when he returned home with a men’s foil silver from the 2012 London Games – had to settle for a silver in the foil final after losing to Dutchman Daniel Giacon. Al Shatti, who participated at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games under the Olympic flag due to Kuwait’s suspension, defeated Libyan Khalid Buhdeima 14-13 for gold in the Men’s Epee International final at the Nad A ......read more

Riders will compete for world titles in ten age-group categories as ADIMSC opens wakeboard academy Abu Dhabi, UAE, 15 May, 2019: The International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation’s (IWWF) Executive Board has approved the bid for the 2019 IWWF World Wakeboard Championships to be held in Abu Dhabi. The event will be organised by the Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club (ADIMSC) from 19th to 23rd November 2019. Riders will compete for IWWF World titles in ten age-group categories for both men and women (14 & Under, 18 & Under, 30 & Over, 40 & Over and Open) and the team overall title.  The event will offer a USD50,000.00 cash purse to riders competi ......read more

Light as a feather Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 14, 2019:    Symbolism, tradition, opulence and colour are the hallmarks of the work of renowned Russian artist and designer Evgenia Miro. Drawing on emblems and motifs that trace their origins back through centuries of storytelling, Evgenia creates beautiful designs that she applies to a range of materials to create enduring pieces designed to stand the test of time. From decorated silks to delicate china, Evgenia has now progressed to working on a micro scale with high-tech ceramic for the watch she has co-created with pioneering Swiss watchmaker Rado. Considered the most forward-thinking design player in the watch indust ......read more

Light as a feather Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 14, 2019:    Symbolism, tradition, opulence and colour are the hallmarks of the work of renowned Russian artist and designer Evgenia Miro. Drawing on emblems and motifs that trace their origins back through centuries of storytelling, Evgenia creates beautiful designs that she applies to a range of materials to create enduring pieces designed to stand the test of time. From decorated silks to delicate china, Evgenia has now progressed to working on a micro scale with high-tech ceramic for the watch she has co-created with pioneering Swiss watchmaker Rado. Considered the most forward-thinking design player in the watch indust ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 May, 2019:  DP World, UAE Region has been recognised for its efforts to create a more efficient and sustainable supply chain when it was awarded the Supply Chain Sustainability Award at this year’s Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) Supply Chain Conference. Mohammed Sulaiman, Business Development Manager of DP World, UAE Region, received the award on behalf of the company at a ceremony held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dubai’s Festival City. The Supply Chain Sustainability Award recognises organisations that initiate best practices in supply chain management through programmes or projects that have a noticeable impact ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 14 May 2019:  This Ramadan at Manarat Al Saadiyat, take part in a range of fun workshops and activities, discover Galleries at MAS and enjoy delicious Iftars. WORKSHOP: CREATE YOUR OWN DOLL WITH AISHA AL BLOOSHI Join artist Aisha Al Blooshi in a whimsical workshop to create your own doll. Inspired by the surrealist movement, Al Blooshi will demonstrate how mundane objects can be turned into unique artworks.  The artist will encourage participants to imagine and create characters from their childhood memories. Make sure to also visit Gallery A in Manarat Al Saadiyat to discover Galleries at MAS, featuring Al Blooshi’s work alongside art by emerging and est ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 14, 2019:   Lights, camera, action! A number of celebrities gathered for the global premiere of the Holly­ wood movie John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum in New York City on May 9, 2019. Swiss watch manufacturer Carl F. Bucherer was also there, having supported director and friend of the brand Chad Stahelski with his latest work.   After featuring in the first two episodes about con­ tract killer and car fan John Wick, the Lucerne manufacturer’s timepieces once again show the time of day in John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, this time on the wrists of Laurence Fishburne, Halle Berry, and Keanu Reeves.   ......read more

From spicy and saucy to floral and fresh, here’s how to find the perfect scent for you. May 14, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Scent is a significant part of your personal style. As one of the most delicate yet strong parts of the human sensory experience, it communicates more about you than anything else because other people can smell you without looking at or talking to you.  What kind of fragrance wearer are you?  Are you loyal to one signature scent that you never stray from or do you play with different perfumes depending on your mood and the occasion? This week, Max Fashion announced the launch of a new fragrance collection consisting of 17 different options, providing a ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 14, 2019:   It’s time for Ramadan nights where beauty and grace fill every hall.  The stage is set, and you need to look your best. There are only three beauty essentials you’ll really need to take your Suhoor look to the next level. Flormar puts them together for you so that you can get all prepped up, looking glam in no time.   Truecolor Dipliner in Matte and Vinyl (AED 33)  Apply eye make-up easily using these true color dipliners. The nourishing formula, intense colors, and moisturizing effect will help you to protect your skin. This defines the shape of your eyes, does not smear due to sweat or humidity an ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 14, 2019:   This Ramadan shop at Manar Mall and stand a chance to win a stunning sea-view apartment in the community of Al Hamra Village in Ras Al Khaimah.  Set along the pristine beaches of the Arabian Gulf, the apartment offers access to world class amenities, swimming pools, gym and walking distance from the beach. Shoppers at Manar Mall could win an apartment in the residential community of Al Hamra Village when they spend AED 150 or more across the retail stores during Ramadan. In addition, every day, five lucky shoppers get the chance to win cash vouchers of AED 1,000 each. Winners will be chosen through a raffle draw. Hosting a ......read more

Exclusive Range Rover Astronaut Edition produced by Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations is only available to members of the Virgin Galactic Future Astronaut community Exterior elements include unique Zero Gravity Blue paint inspired by the beautiful effects of the night sky, plus a bespoke Virgin Galactic puddle lamp design One-off interior design includes custom cup holder crafted from the spaceship’s front landing skid, ‘DNA of Flight’ logo graphic veneer and aluminium door handles with the Future Astronaut community constellation design Land Rover has been working with Virgin Galactic since 2014 as its exclusive automotive partner   Dubai, United ......read more

• Work is ongoing to create collectors’ item new Goldfinger DB5 continuation cars with fully functioning gadgets as seen in the classic James Bond film   • Aston Martin, with EON Productions’ Oscar-winning special effects guru Chris Corbould OBE, are together developing the 25 continuation cars • Gadget highlights include revolving number plates, a rear smoke screen, and replica machine guns   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 14, 2019:    Newport Pagnell, UK: For the first time in almost 55 years Aston Martin is once again building one of the most iconic sports cars in the world as engineering development continues on the forth ......read more

Dubai, 14 May 2019:   Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, recently handed over the AED 1 million cash prize for its monthly Kunooz Savings Account draw to the lucky winner, Indian national Abdul Razak Kalathumkara. Commenting on his win, Mr. Abdul Razak Kalathumkara said: “I was overjoyed to receive the good news from the bank informing me that I had won AED 1 million, and I feel immensely grateful and blessed to win this cash prize. I have my business and personal accounts with Emirates Islamic and a Kunooz account since 2013. I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to Emirates Islamic for their constant support, and I will b ......read more

Dubai, 14 May 2019:     Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, recently handed over the AED 1 million cash prize for its monthly Kunooz Savings Account draw to the lucky winner, Indian national Abdul Razak Kalathumkara. Commenting on his win, Mr. Abdul Razak Kalathumkara said: “I was overjoyed to receive the good news from the bank informing me that I had won AED 1 million, and I feel immensely grateful and blessed to win this cash prize. I have my business and personal accounts with Emirates Islamic and a Kunooz account since 2013. I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to Emirates Islamic for their constant suppor ......read more

Mansoor Al Awar: ‘We look forward to fulfilling the vision of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed to promote Islamic economy worldwide’ University aims to nurture talents of creative minds to build innovative, competitive, and sustainable Islamic economy MoU to lay foundation for robust research and development focusing on Islamic finance   12 May 2019 – In line with Dubai’s bid to become the global capital for Islamic economy, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance to develop a joint Islamic finance internship program. The objective of th ......read more

2 ½ months programme is a big-time success Emiratis to account for 44% in IA in future Dubai, May 14, 2019:   The UAE Internal Auditors Association (UAE-IAA) is relentlessly continuing its drive in bringing in a qualitative change by training and qualifying the Emiratis to work in the Internal Auditing (IA) domain through a training programme that it launched in 2015. The two-and-a-half-month HASAAD programme aims to strengthen the expertise of trainees, support their professional competencies and prepare them to deal with more professional responsibilities and challenges within their organisations.   More than 80 professionals have completed the pr ......read more

Dubai, UAE, May 2019:  Rasasi Perfumes, one of the leading perfume brands in the Middle East, showcases few of its most beautiful fragrances, rich oils and luxurious oudh for the upcoming festivities of Eid. Rasasi fragrances blend high quality ingredients with the finest oriental perfumery traditions mastered over the last four decades.   Gifting is a beautiful universal act representing one’s thankfulness and gratitude during special occasions and traditional celebrations. In the Arab world, gifting is considered as an important part of the culture and symbolises closeness, thoughtfulness, respect and appreciation.   Keeping in line with the spirit of Eid, ......read more

Dubai, UAE; May 12, 2019:  The world’s most unique wicket door with trip-free threshold and thermal break is now available in the Middle East from Hormann, the market leader in residential, industrial and commercial doors. Only Hormann offers the wicket door with a stainless steel trip-free threshold that is only 10 mm in the centre and 5 mm high at the sides at the moment. The wicket door in the garage door lets you easily access whatever you have in your garage, such as gardening tools, bikes or wheelbarrows. It reduces the risk of tripping up and makes it easier to wheel things through. According to Darius Khanloo, Managing Director, Hormann Middle East & Africa, &l ......read more

Four renowned scholars to deliver lectures on religious topics Sharjah, May 14, 2019:  Four renowned Arab scholars and preachers will participate in the 12th edition of the religious awareness initiative ‘Eiman Oasis’. The programme is organised by Al Qasba and will run from 16 - 22 May at Al Qasba mosque in Sharjah. This year’s lectures will tackle religious topics aimed at instilling good values and highlight the Prophet’s (PBUH) qualities. The lectures will be held after Taraweeh prayers, and will be delivered by Sheikh Dr. Saleh Al Suhaimi Al Harbi, Sheikh Dr. Abdullah Al Hammadi, Sheikh Dr. Aziz Farhan Al Anzi, and Sheikh Daham Karim Shabib Al Fadhli. ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 14, 2019:   Breitling is announcing a new three-year partnership with Wheels and Waves, the world’s leading motorcycle, surfing, and skateboarding festival. It offers a perfect platform for Breitling, who will serve as Official Timekeeper. The brand looks forward to contributing to the spirit of an incredible festival that so authentically embodies the Breitling brand worlds of land and sea.  One of the world’s surfing capitals – Biarritz – will provide a stunning backdrop for the 2019 Wheels and Waves festival, which combines three thrilling sports: motorcycling, surfing, and skateboarding. Breitling has a devot ......read more

Monday, April 29, 2019: City of Dubai had accommodated the grand opening of Prof. Sakla Spanish Eye Clinic as part of the expansion plan of Ebsar Eye Center in association with Clinica Baviera – The largest group of ophthalmological hospitals in Spain, Europe & China - at McLaren Building, Sheikh Zayed Road at 11:30 am; The opening ribbon was cut in the presence of His Excellency Humaid Mohammed Al Qatami, Director General of Dubai Health Authority and Kholeta Cazanova, Commercial Counsellor at the Embassy of Spain, as well as a large number of VIP and Media personalities.  Professor Sakla Spanish Eye Clinic is established and owned by the renowned Eye Surgeon Professor Han ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 14, 2019:   Glamour, romance, individual style…new york’s swinging west 50’s in  the seventies…a convergence of theater, film, dance and fashion…bette,  bianca, baryshnikov…the street as runway…bill cunningham’s sidewalk  stars…dancers off duty…disco nights…the ziegfeld theatre…dressing with  abandon…the high-octane chic of studio 54…carnegie hall…ballroom dancing  at roseland…the sizzle of fosse and verdon…personality and charm… the russian tea room…alvin ailey…city center…lothar&r ......read more

Leading Middle East SVOD entertainment platform and powerhouse regional electronic retailer have joined forces to offer unrivalled content to DG Member Programme Dubai, United Arab Emirates; May 14, 2019: STARZPLAY, the leading subscription video on demand (SVOD) service in the MENA region, has entered into a strategic alliance with Sharaf DG, one of the region’s most successful electronic retailers, to offer a free annual subscription to DG Member Programme members.  The DG Member Programme is an annual subscription that comes with a renewable one-year validity and offers discounted shopping across Sharaf DG’s stores in the UAE, Oman, Bahrain and Egypt as well as its ......read more

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - May 14, 2019:  Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has introduced Boeing’s Toolbox Mobile Library, an iPad mobile application, to enable its Technical Operations team to improve the efficiency of its maintenance engineers and technicians.    With Toolbox Mobile Library, the airline’s engineers now have access to maintenance documents for instant reference and use at all times, removing the need to rely on connectivity or hard-copy printouts.    Rami Awadalla, Acting VP Technical Operations, Etihad Airways said: “Toolbox Mobile Library is revolutionising the way our engineers ......read more

Dubai Cares will host its “Back to School” edition of Volunteer Emirates between May 18 and 21 at Dubai World Trade Centre The four-day initiative is set to benefit 30,000 students in Senegal and 20,000 students in Zanzibar   Dubai, United Arab Emirates – May 13, 2019: In an effort to embrace the spirit of giving during the holy month of Ramadan and mark the Year of Tolerance, Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, will be hosting a “Back to School” edition of Volunteer Emirates between 18 and 21 May, in support of underprivileged children in Senegal and Zanzibar. The four-day initiative will take place at Duba ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 13, 2019:   Salvatore Ferragamo Timepieces launches a unique feminine collection, vintage inspired with a contemporary twist, a rectangular shape with a “portrait” effect, new proportions and a minimalist style.   The case, extremely accurate in details, in champagne or rose gold IP versions, frames a white lacquer dial, simple yet chic, pure and sophisticated in form. The burgundy cabochon crystal, set into the crown, reiterates the refined design and elegance of this style. The case back is embellished with an engraving of Palazzo Spini Feroni, the historic headquarters of the house, in Florence.   The karung lea ......read more

Youth Council supports Year of Tolerance with new artistic platform  Al Olama: Tolerance is a sublime national value that frames creative youth talents   UAE, Dubai, May 13, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, has stressed the importance of utilizing the potential of youth and fostering their skills to support the UAE’s development progress.   HE Dr. Mohammad Salim Al Olama, Undersecretary for MoHAP, said it is very significant to adopt youth innovations and equip them with necessary skills and knowledge that respond to rapid changes and enhance the UAE’s reputation and its soft power.    “The UAE is empoweri ......read more

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