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• Zedra SmartControl kitchen faucet scores points with consumers with product benefits, design, ergonomics and innovative strength • Initiative LifeCare chooses GROHE as "Favorite brand in gold" • SmartControl Colors collection for the kitchen wins the iF gold award 2020   Dubai, United Arab Emirate... Read more
The world’s largest producer of plant-based products showcases new range of 100% dairy free plant-based Flora Plant Cream and Flora Plant Butter at Gulfood 2020Celebrated Chef Marwan Abi Daoud urges kitchen professionals to proactively explore nutritional benefits of plant-based ingredientsDubai, 18 February 2020: With an increasing number of... Read more
Start your day with the UFO from FOREO    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 18, 2020:   Start everyday feeling fresh as a daisy with FOREO’s ‘Make My Day UFO Activated Mask’, the ultimate morning pick-me-up. FOREO, the leading Swedish beauty tech brand, have created the ostentatious miracle that i... Read more
· Range Rover Evoque wins Best Imported Compact SUV title at Auto Motor und Sport Best Car Readers’ Choice Awards 2020· Winners chosen by more than 100,000 Auto Motor und Sport magazine readers in 11 European countries· Jaguar F-TYPE takes third place in Imported Convertibles category Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18&... Read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – February 18, 2020:   Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, will again operate a daily scheduled flight between the emirate of Abu Dhabi’s second largest city, Al Ain, and Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the last ten days of Ramadan. The airline will operate the flights ... Read more
• 15 volunteers will travel to lay foundation for a school in an underprivileged community• Applications can be made through the UAE Volunteers Platform until 24 February  Dubai, UAE, 18 February 2020:   Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced the return of its Volunteer Gl... Read more
No longer just for '50s rockabillies, polka dots are back and fresher than ever.  Read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 18, 2020:   For spring 20, Marks & Spencer’s menswear line is focusing on casual styling, offering more contemporary fits with increased slim and skinny styles and more versatility across the wardrobe. New season staples include shirts adorned in statement prints, knitwear with a sportswear ... Read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The fourth edition of the region’s largest youth innovation and entrepreneurship exhibition took place in Dubai on 8 February and in Abu Dhabi on 15 February 2020. The GEMS Global Innovation Showcase saw over 1,500 youth innovators across 400 teams present their technology-rich solutions to global and corporate ch... Read more
Engaging and interactive experiences to promote the Arabian Gulf League ABU DHABI, UAE - February 18, 2020:  Al Wahda Mall will be hosting activations for the Arabian Gulf League, UAE’s top professional football league consisting of 14 football clubs from across the country from the 20th to 22nd February, 2020 as they tour with enga... Read more
• Lauded for Being a Game Changer; Only Regional Company Offering Consumers Revolutionary, Healthier Plant-Based Products  February 18, 2020:   It was a clean sweep for Healthy Farm when the Gulfood Innovation Awards 2020 were announced yesterday.The multi-award winning food brand under the Albatha Group held its own agains... Read more
• Global fashion and lifestyle conglomerate Apparel Group will bring a variety of brands to Oman’s soon-to-be largest mall• Mall of Oman is on-track to open by March 2021  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 18, 2020:    Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer a... Read more
18th February 2020, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:   Korea’s number one beauty brand*, innisfree, is all set to open its flagship store at The Dubai Mall on Thursday 27th February 2020, bringing globally renowned natural benefits from JEJU Island to the region.  innisfree offers innovative beauty solutions powered by the bes... Read more
• A total of 112 companies have been awarded under Exporter of the Month since the launch of the initiative• Member companies recognised for exceptional export performance at recent ceremony  Dubai, UAE: Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently hosted its Exporter of the Month ceremony at its head office where four member... Read more
 

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Let Beauty Solutions Share their favorite youth-preserving serums, anti-wrinkle creams, eye creams and more.   Beauty Solutions offers a range of Anti-aging products to keep that young glow  Regularly using anti-aging products can help treat fine lines and wrinkles without making a trip to a cosmetic surgeon. The earlier you start taking care of your skin, the better it is! Here are some products from Beauty Solutions that can help work their magic:   Pestle & Mortar: Superstar Night Oil (AED 425)  The retinol oil uses two types of retinol oil and balances oil production, stimulates collagen production and refines the skin's surface witho ......read more

** Want to get rid of pigmentation and dark spots? Here’s the skincare glow-boosters you need in your beauty bag **     Skin pigmentation, uneven skin tone and dullness of the complexion are issues, a lot of women have had to contend with at some point in their lives. But thanks to the incredible range at DERMAdoctor, there’s no shortage of products women can use to minimise their appearance and give their skin the wonderful glow they all deserve.   The biggest risk factors of general pigmentation and hyperpigmentation are sun exposure and inflammation, as both situations can increase melanin production. The greater your exposure to the sun, the greater your ......read more

THE WORLD LEADING TRADE SHOW DEDICATED TO THE WORLD OF PROFESSIONAL CATERING AND HOSPITALITY SHOWCASED IN THE UAE     • A total of 821 companies (of which 371 foreign) have already signed up to the next edition of Hostmilano (from 22 to 26 October 2021) • In 2019, the trade show closed with record numbers: more than 200,000 visitors, with 40% of those international, from 171 countries. • For Italian and international exhibitors, Host offers the perfect platform for giving the world a sneak preview of the latest products/services in the industry • We can’t celebrate the trade show as a global innovation and design hub without the SMART Lab ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 19, 2020:   Al Maya Group are exhibiting in Gulfood 2020, the Region’s Premier Food and Beverage show in  C6-20, Hall 6 informed Mr. Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group. ...read more

• One of Europe’s largest automotive research and development centres is tackling society’s greatest mobility challenges to shape the future of the automotive industry from the heart of the UK  • £150m national centre dedicated to advanced automotive research, design and development • Jaguar Land Rover, Tata Motors and WMG, University of Warwick showcased sustainable future mobility projects, including their latest electrified and autonomous vehicles.   • Jaguar Land Rover demonstrated its latest advanced autonomous research concept vehicle as the next stage of its Destination Zero mission: an ambition to make societies safer and ......read more

DSC Chairman thanks HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid for entrusting him with the responsibility of overseeing Dubai’s sports sector   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 19, 2020:  His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, has thanked His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, for his gracious patronage of the sports sector and for entrusting him with the responsibility of leading Dubai Sports Council. HH Sheikh Mansour Bin Mohammed was thankful to HH The Ruler of Dubai for giving him this opportunity to serve the nation through a vital gover ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 19, 2020:   Nothing beats the glamour of stilettoes. It gives an immediate boost to your stature, gait and confidence, in a way no other style can.  With a touch of street and a lot of class, Steve Madden offers a range of statement stilettoes in a variety of styles.   From cult classic pumps to fierce animal prints and strappy tie ups, this standout stiletto collection is sure to turn heads and your fashion appeal to new heights.    ...read more

First AI-Powered XDR Platform Transforms Enterprise Security Dubai, United Arab Emirates – February 19, 2020 – SentinelOne, the autonomous endpoint protection company, today unveiled its Singularity Platform. Singularity is an industry first data lake that seamlessly fuses together the data, access, control, and integration planes of its endpoint protection (EPP), endpoint detection and response (EDR), IoT security, and cloud workload protection (CWPP) into a centralized platform. With Singularity, organizations gain access to back-end data across the organization through a single solution, providing a cohesive view of their network and assets by adding a real-time autonomous ......read more

Chamber organised introductory workshop on FDI developments in collaboration with Clyde & Co. Dubai, UAE – Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Dubai Chamber) organised a workshop titled ‘Key Aspects of Foreign Direct Investment’, to help the private sector to understand the key aspects of UAE FDI Law. Organised in collaboration with international law firm Clyde & Co, the workshop raised awareness about the FDI Law and focused on other important issues like regulations on foreign ownership in the UAE, corporate structuring for foreign investors, economic substance, and fines for non-compliance. Conducted by Clyde & Co, Partners Benjamin Smith and Adr ......read more

• Centre to begin robotic surgeries within the next three months • Highly specialised doctors have already completed training in robotic surgery, which is the future of minimally invasive-surgeries.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 February, 2020: Rashid Hospital’s Trauma Centre is one of the top ten in the MENA region and Europe said a top health official.   His Excellency Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) inaugurated the 4th International Trauma Conference and highlighted the achievements of the largest trauma centre in the UAE and MENA region.    Al Qutami said that the field of Trauma care is a ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 19, 2020:   Ferragamo Sapphire stands out for its new aesthetics, featuring a sapphire glass that covers the whole dial and the top ring alike, creating the extraordinary effect of a unique layer. A large Double Gancini logo takes the centre of the dial, decorated with a check pattern that continues on the caoutchouc strap. Different versions with yellow gold, rose gold, or black stainless steel case; black, dark grey, silver, blue navy, or blue jeans dial; and stainless steel or bicolor bracelet, enrich the wide array of variants of this unquestionably contemporary, elegant model.  ...read more

With an array of furniture in wood, metal, and wicker, this Outdoor collection allows for elegance and practicality   Dubai, UAE, 18 February 2020:   One of the UAE’s favourite furniture stores, Crate and Barrel, is welcoming the pleasant sunshine and fresh air this season with its new outdoor collection. With a focus on naturally-chic wooden furniture, sleek, stainless steel, and durable resin wicker built to last, the beautifully-crafted items are available at Crate and Barrel stores across the UAE.  Designed with powdercoat aluminium and UV-resistant wicker, resin wicker furniture is built to last and ready for any weather. Handwoven with a chunky, textu ......read more

The UAE consumers to get a free HUAWEI WATCH GT2 42mm in a special HUAWEI Mate 30 5G Pro and HUAWEI FreeBuds 3 bundle offer to save up to 2097AED and all in 0% interest instalment plan    19th February, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:   Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) is bringing an exciting bundle offer to the UAE making it the best time for consumers to experience the King of 5G smartphones as well as Huawei’s latest wearable devices. There is truly something for everyone in the selection of offers now available from Huawei. Consumers in the UAE can get the bundle, which includes a HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G and HUAWEI FreeBuds 3 and receive the HUAWEI WAT ......read more

This piece is co-authored by Chris Dartnell, President Oil and Gas, Industrial Automation Business at Schneider Electric and Shebin Jalal, Global Solution Architect, Oil and Gas, Industrial Automation Business at Schneider Electric    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 19, 2020:   Today, devices of all kinds across the Oil & Gas industry are equipped with intelligent sensors that gather data. Since these devices are connected, they send the data forward to a repository like the cloud, and the data is then correlated and analyzed on servers. The rapid output of that analysis enables better, faster process decisions that help cut costs and drive efficiencies. C ......read more

New iNAND MC EU521 Features Turbo Sequential Write Speeds of up to 800MB/s; Offers UFS 3.1 JEDEC-compliant Write Booster Storage Technology for Smartphones    February 19, 2020 – Dubai, UAE:   With its new Western Digital® iNAND® MC EU521, an embedded Universal Flash Storage (UFS) device, Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) equips mobile developers to enhance the 5G smartphone user experience. An early supporter of JEDEC’s implementation of Write Booster under the UFS 3.1 standard, Western Digital is among the first in the industry to deliver commercial storage solutions optimized for UFS 3.1 5G applications and capabilities.  The ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 19 February 2020:   Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has donated 2,000 books to the UAE’s Wanna Read? initiative as another step in its efforts to promote the culture of reading within the UAE community. Through this partnership, Wanna Read? will distribute the books to pediatric wards at hospitals across the UAE. The books, which comprise of a variety of titles including novels, history and science, will entertain and educate children to help them through the healing and rehabilitation process.  The 2,000-book donation was drawn from the 7,000 books Dubai Cares collected during the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale in October 2 ......read more

• Zedra SmartControl kitchen faucet scores points with consumers with product benefits, design, ergonomics and innovative strength  • Initiative LifeCare chooses GROHE as "Favorite brand in gold"  • SmartControl Colors collection for the kitchen wins the iF gold award 2020      Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 18, 2020:  Over 1,500 consumers and a 15-member jury of experts for the Kitchen Innovation Prize agree: GROHE Zedra SmartControl has been named "Kitchen Innovation of the Year® 2020" in the category "Kitchen Sinks and Fittings". The timeless and intuitively operated faucet was particularl ......read more

18 February 2020 (Geneva) –The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Post Corporation (IPC) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to reinforce cooperation between the two organizations. The aim for both IATA and IPC is to promote the development and expansion of safe, secure, accessible and high-quality airmail and air cargo services to help their respective members provide quality solutions aligned to consumer needs.   “International e-commerce is growing at around 20% per year, leading to rapidly changing market conditions for airlines and posts. Ensuring customers get their packages on time while safety and security in ......read more

The world’s largest producer of plant-based products showcases new range of 100% dairy free plant-based Flora Plant Cream and Flora Plant Butter at Gulfood 2020 Celebrated Chef Marwan Abi Daoud urges kitchen professionals to proactively explore nutritional benefits of plant-based ingredients Dubai, 18 February 2020: With an increasing number of regional consumers demanding plant-based food products and a growing class of environmentally aware consumers, Upfield, the world’s largest producer of plant-based products, has unveiled a range of plant-based products and new cooking techniques at Gulfood 2020 which is running from February 16-20 at Dubai World Trade Centre. The ......read more

Start your day with the UFO from FOREO        Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 18, 2020:   Start everyday feeling fresh as a daisy with FOREO’s ‘Make My Day UFO Activated Mask’, the ultimate morning pick-me-up. FOREO, the leading Swedish beauty tech brand, have created the ostentatious miracle that is a facial every morning in the comfort of your own home.   The FOREO UFO is a transcendent smart mask treatment which combines advanced dermal technologies with exclusive Korean mask formulas, developed by the same beauty experts who pioneered the original mask concept. With expert routines, created for specific skin car ......read more

· Range Rover Evoque wins Best Imported Compact SUV title at Auto Motor und Sport Best Car Readers’ Choice Awards 2020 · Winners chosen by more than 100,000 Auto Motor und Sport magazine readers in 11 European countries · Jaguar F-TYPE takes third place in Imported Convertibles category   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 February 2020 –   The new Range Rover Evoque has won a top award voted for by motorists across Europe. The luxury compact SUV was named Best Imported Compact SUV and Off-road Vehicle at the Auto Motor und Sport Best Cars Readers’ Choice Awards after a poll of more than 100,000 magazine readers. Evoque w ......read more

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – February 18, 2020:   Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, will again operate a daily scheduled flight between the emirate of Abu Dhabi’s second largest city, Al Ain, and Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the last ten days of Ramadan. The airline will operate the flights from 14 May to 23 May to meet increased demand during the busy religious travel period. The flights, which will be operated by a two-class Airbus A320, have been timed to offer customers in Al Ain with convenient departures in both directions. The unique service, first launched last year, demonstrates Etihad’s commitment to the cultural ......read more

Multidivisional conglomerate includes 27 different companies across a broad range of verticals and over 370 different international brands   February 18, 2020 – Dubai:   Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group (ESAG), the leading Dubai-based multidivisional conglomerate, has marked its 60th anniversary in 2020. The Group has focused its long-established legacy of nation building on the Government of Dubai’s Industrial Strategy 2030 to make the emirate an international hub for knowledge-based, innovative and sustainable industrial activities.  ESAG’s present portfolio of 27 different companies across a diverse range of business verticals includes longstanding j ......read more

• 15 volunteers will travel to lay foundation for a school in an underprivileged community • Applications can be made through the UAE Volunteers Platform until 24 February     Dubai, UAE, 18 February 2020:   Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced the return of its Volunteer Globally initiative to Malawi from June 6 to 15, 2020. Interested volunteers can apply today through the UAE Volunteers Platform.   This year’s edition will see 15 volunteers travel to a remote village in Malawi to work alongside the local community in setting the foundation for a new community-based school. Volunteer ......read more

No longer just for '50s rockabillies, polka dots are back and fresher than ever.  ...read more

Swatch is on a secret mission! Just in time for the release of the latest James Bond movie No Time To Die, the Swiss watchmaking brand launches an exclusive collection of 007 inspired models. Original movie posters and opening title sequences from Dr.No (1962), On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969), Moonraker (1979), Licence To Kill (1989), The World Is Not Enough (1999) and Casino Royale (2006) have provided the inspiration for a capsule collection of six designs to be released at the end of February. The seventh watch in the 007 collection has been designed by Swatch and No Time To Die Costume Designer Suttirat Anne Larlarb for Q, Swatch’s favourite character. Q creates ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 18, 2020:   For spring 20, Marks & Spencer’s menswear line is focusing on casual styling, offering more contemporary fits with increased slim and skinny styles and more versatility across the wardrobe. New season staples include shirts adorned in statement prints, knitwear with a sportswear influence, the over shirt and textured Yorke knits. Styling is simple, with easy to wear quality pieces at great value.    This spring, the mood is underpinned by a ‘Barbican’ theme – think effortless stylish pieces that have been redefined with a modern aesthetic and where stripes meet grid checks. Fabrics are sof ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The fourth edition of the region’s largest youth innovation and entrepreneurship exhibition took place in Dubai on 8 February and in Abu Dhabi on 15 February 2020. The GEMS Global Innovation Showcase saw over 1,500 youth innovators across 400 teams present their technology-rich solutions to global and corporate challenges. Participating teams used exponential technologies such as machine learning and data science to address the world’s most pressing issues across a range of topics including healthcare, education, disaster resilience and prosperity. The students exhibiting at the events, which are part of the annual Global Innovation Challenge, were ......read more

Engaging and interactive experiences to promote the Arabian Gulf League   ABU DHABI, UAE - February 18, 2020:  Al Wahda Mall will be hosting activations for the Arabian Gulf League, UAE’s top professional football league consisting of 14 football clubs from across the country from the 20th to 22nd February, 2020 as they tour with engaging and interactive experiences that aim to promote the league. The 2019/2020 season will witness a total of 182 exciting matches being played until May 2020 with football clubs battling for victory in their bid to win the Arabian Gulf League 2019/2020 season title at Match of The Week.  Mr. Navaneeth Sudhakaran, General Manag ......read more

February 18, 2020:   Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) is titled the Operational Excellence Winner in the international category and the winner of Rawafed Award for Saudization at the 9th Partner Day ceremony held by stc group in the presence of stc executives in addition to more than 175 suppliers and partners of the group.     Launched in early 2018, Ericsson established an operations innovation program to support stc’s digitization drive with the aim of improving the quality of the network. As part of this program, Ericsson developed 10 different innovation streams that included virtual drive testing, automated fault handling as well as improvements to value add ......read more

• Lauded for Being a Game Changer; Only Regional Company Offering Consumers Revolutionary, Healthier Plant-Based Products     February 18, 2020:   It was a clean sweep for Healthy Farm when the Gulfood Innovation Awards 2020 were announced yesterday. The multi-award winning food brand under the Albatha Group held its own against an international field of food innovators to bag the ‘Most Innovative Halal Product’ award for its Healthy Farm’s Plant Protein Pea, Quinoa & Kale Burger (BEEF FREE).  Healthy Farm’s Chicken Quinoa & Kale with Salicornia also won in the ‘Most Innovative Meat or Poultry Product’ cate ......read more

• Global fashion and lifestyle conglomerate Apparel Group will bring a variety of brands to Oman’s soon-to-be largest mall • Mall of Oman is on-track to open by March 2021     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 18, 2020:    Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia is on-track to deliver Oman’s ultimate shopping and retail destination, Mall of Oman. The mall announced today that it has reached an important milestone after signing a deal with retail giant Apparel Group. The global conglomerate will bring a host of fashion, lifestyle, and F&B bran ......read more

18th February 2020, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:   Korea’s number one beauty brand*, innisfree, is all set to open its flagship store at The Dubai Mall on Thursday 27th February 2020, bringing globally renowned natural benefits from JEJU Island to the region.   innisfree offers innovative beauty solutions powered by the best natural ingredients found on Korea’s pristine JEJU Island. Thanks to its volcanic origins, this fertile oasis has a unique ecosystem with unparalleled abilities to nurture beautiful skin. With the wonders of nature at the heart of innisfree, they take great care to preserve and protect the environment in all that they do.  At th ......read more

BCG study finds spectrum enables more than 3.4% of GDP in top ICT nations, and new technologies will increase the race for spectrum grabbing.    Dubai, 18 February 2020: New research by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) highlights that spectrum enables 3.4% of GDP for the top 20 ICT nations from a range of sources, including employment, non-oil revenue, technological adoption, and investment deployment.   The electromagnetic spectrum is the range of frequencies from 3 kilohertz (kHz) to 300 gigahertz (GHz) that carries radio signals that enable wireless connectivity. It is a scarce and finite resource that is typically publicly managed nationally and coordinated at an ......read more

• A total of 112 companies have been awarded under Exporter of the Month since the launch of the initiative • Member companies recognised for exceptional export performance at recent ceremony    Dubai, UAE: Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently hosted its Exporter of the Month ceremony at its head office where four member companies were recognised for outstanding trade performance during last four months of 2019.   Including the most recent honourees, at total of 112 companies have been awarded under Exporter of the Month since the launch of the initiative.     Promising International Trading Co. was named “Company ......read more

Dubai, Feb 18th: once again sees Welsh (UK) food and drink companies returning in strength to Gulfood 2020, the largest food trade event in the MENA region, which accounted for nearly 9% of all Welsh food and drink exports in 2018. Since 2014, the sector has experienced consistent increases in exports to the MENA region, up 31% from 2017, therefore making it one of the most strategically important markets for a vital part of the UK economy, and with EXPO 2020 Dubai launching later this year these exciting trends are set to grow stronger.  Supported by the Welsh Government, ten companies from across the food and drink sector in Wales are currently present at Gulfood 2020 from 16-20 Fe ......read more

** Indulge in Zeitun Premium Collection and find the ritual that compliments your skin type **   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 18, 2020:   After so many years creating beautiful and results driven skin and body care products, Zeitun have blended the finest natural ingredients and most advanced technologies to create their most luxurious range to date – The Zeitun Premium Face Care Collection.  Based on traditional rituals of ancient Arabia, coupled with ingredients from Jordan, India, Morocco and Europe, the range offers complete indulgence to enrich your skin, and also takes you on a journey of well-being and balance.   With products suitable f ......read more

Peter Haugaard, Head of People, Performance and Culture, KPMG Lower Gulf   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 18, 2020:   KPMG is proud to be associated with Ghadan 21, as we are committed to support the development of national talent and help realize Abu Dhabi’s vision of shaping the future through a knowledge-based economy.   To fulfill this, KPMG developed the Pre-Audit Qualification Training (PAQT) framework together with the Human Resources Authority (HRA) and Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy (ADGMA). The program aims to provide young UAE nationals with training and guidance, equipping them with the skills and knowledge to succeed in the audit ......read more

“Initial findings from the KPMG 2019 F&B survey show that consumers across the GCC continue to spend and dine out as much or more than last year. This indicates that F&B businesses in the region are likely to grow in the medium-term future.    Despite this optimism, markets continue to face certain challenges in the UAE. Supply is increasing versus demand and most operators are struggling to achieve like-for-like growth in their premises. Operators also have to grapple with increased competition. But the prospect of Expo 2020 has given the industry a boost, as F&B operators remain optimistic about growth this year.   In the UAE, the delivery business has ......read more

1,552 licenses released to establishments under ‘Production,’ ‘Under Process,’ and ‘Industry Pioneers’ categories Construction, glass, metal, and chemical companies dominate Abu Dhabi’s industry sector Abu Dhabi, 17 February 2020: The number of industrial facilities operating  in Abu Dhabi grew by more than 57 per cent in 2019 to reach 66 facilities – recording a combined investment value of AED 6.29 billion -  as opposed to 42 facilities in 2018, according to the latest edition of the annual Industrial Activity report issued by the Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) of the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDE ......read more

Region’s desalination capacity to increase by 40 per cent in next five years More than half of the world's total desalination output originates from GCC states February 17, 2020: The GCC region remains one of the highest consumers of water in the world as demand surges simultaneous with its booming population and steady socio-economic growth, according to a report titled ‘Water Management and Sustainability in the Gulf Cooperation Council: Addressing Scarcity and Consumption in the Region’ recently released by Orient Planet Research (OPR), an Orient Planet Group venture.       The OPR report examined various fundamentals affecting the re ......read more

First association in the region dedicated to bottled water industry set to tackle sector challenges and adapt global best practices Dubai, UAE – 17 February 2020: On the sidelines of Gulfood 2020, bottled water industry leaders joined forces to sign an MoU agreement to form the Gulf Bottled Water Association (GBWA). Headquartered in Dubai, the association aims to bring together a regional working group of all bottled water industry members to address sector challenges and make the industry more competitive. The agreement names the founding members of the association including, Tariq Ahmed Al Wahedi, CEO of Agthia Group PJSC , Alexander van’t Riet, CEO of Mai Dubai LLC,  ......read more

Sulayem says young Emirati shows the talent MENA region has to develop into world champions    Dubai, UAE, 17th February, 2020:  Young Emirati karting ace Rashid Al Dhaheri has added to his reputation as one of the Arab world’s rising motor sport stars with a brilliant victory in the prestigious 25th Winter Cup in Lonato, Italy. The 11-year old, chasing his dream to become a Formula One driver, produced a superb performance to clinch the Mini Rok title in a field of 64 drivers at the famous South Garda Karting circuit. In the 12-lap final he shrugged off a powerful challenge from top young Russian drivers Dimtiry Matveev and German Foteev to advance his super ......read more

Step aside Willy Wonka, Pickl’s got the real golden  ticket  burger       February 17, 2020- Dubai, UAE:   Pickl, the  Home of the Original Chicken in Dubai, is launching their biggest competition ever! One lucky Pickl fan will walk away with a lifetime- quite literally- with an endless supply of Pickl’s made-to-order beasty burgers for every single day of their lives.  This includes the cheeseburger varieties for which the homegrown brand is known and loved, as well as the king of the spice scale -  the hot chicken burgers range with the infamous Nashville or Reaper level heat.     If there was ever a time ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 February 2020:   Dubai Energy Drink recently participates in the 25th Anniversary of Gulfood 2020, the largest and longest running food & beverage tradeshow in the world.  Phase 1 of the brand’s strategy included launching the product in the hospitality sector. For phase 2, Dubai Energy Drink will go to retail in the second quarter of 2020.    From left to right: Mohamad Awada, Mohamad AlMazrouei Chairman,Tariq Khalid, Managing Director  Chairman, Mohammed Al Mazrouei, states: “The introduction of excise tax has imposed challenges in the local energy drink category. However, we see this as a golden ......read more

17th February 2020, Dubai, UAE:   Emirati-grown purveyor of specialty coffees, Baristas’ Corner in partnership with Dalla Corte, Italian brand of espresso coffee machines, hosted The Coffee & Talks in Dubai event on 14th February 2020. Attended by VIPs, media partners & bloggers, baristas & coffee roasters, highlights of the evening include informal chats and conversations over steaming cups of coffee, an exciting latte art throwdown, coffee tastings and keynote presentations. The event brought all coffee lovers under one roof at C Central Resort The Palm, in the stunning and breathtaking Palm Jumeirah.    It was a special gathering dedicated to es ......read more

UAE; February 17, 2020:   Japan Tobacco International, a leading global company in the vaping market, has introduced their original Two Apples flavour to its Logic Compact vape offer. This new offer was created especially with United Arab of Emirates consumers in mind, as it features the classic Two Apples flavour which is already well known amongst adult smokers across the region. Two Apples is available with 18 mg/ml of nicotine. “The UAE is the second market in the Middle East that was introduced to our vape products in December 2019, and results have been positive thus far. The addition of Two Apples comes in response to consumers’ desire for innovative flavou ......read more

DP World, UAE Region’s Flagship Free Zone Impresses Visitors with Its Integrated Logistics and Business Friendly Ecosystem Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 February 2020: Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), DP World, UAE Region’s key trade facilitator is showcasing its incentives for companies as well as its sustained role as the leading contributor to Dubai’s F&B trade, at Gulfood 2020, which opened on 16 February, marking its 25th anniversary. The five-day event includes the Gulfood Innovation Summit under the theme of “Rethinking Food” to discuss topics such as Governments’ role in shaping the future of food, F&B Marketing, tourism and retail and ......read more

- UAE is the first country in the Arab region to operate a nuclear power plant. - License issuance follows comprehensive review of Operating License Application submitted by the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation on behalf of Nawah in 2015   17 February 2020, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: The Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR), the UAE’s independent nuclear regulator, has today issued the Operating License for Unit 1 of the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant to the Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation’s (ENEC) subsidiary responsible for operation of the nuclear power plant located in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi Emirat ......read more

ALL NEW DEFENDER 110 FLIES INTO ACTION IN LATEST JAMES BOND FILM NO TIME TO DIE  Dubai, UAE, 17TH February 2020: Land Rover’s television commercial for the new Defender demonstrates its capability on tough terrain. The commercial features an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at what to expect from the new Defender in No Time To Die. The rehearsal footage included in the advert shows the new Defender launching into the air.  The Defenders are put to further extreme tests as the vehicle is driven at top speeds through swamps and rivers.     The chase sequence in the No Time To Die was led by stunt coordinator, Lee Morrison working alongside Oscar winner ......read more

• Decreases OPEX and CO2 emissions for communications service providers using AI and data analytics to optimize energy efficiency and maximize site availability  • Reduced energy consumption, site visits and outages enable service providers to meet current and future traffic demands while addressing the energy and climate challenge • New solution integrated into the Ericsson Operations Engine – the company’s AI-based, data-driven approach to managed services   Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has launched AI-powered Energy Infrastructure Operations, a new energy management solution that leverages artificial intelligence and advanced data analytics to o ......read more

Acclaimed culinary champions from across the globe display talents with live demonstrations on show floor at Dubai World Trade Centre Dubai, UAE, 17 February: Gulfood 2020, the landmark 25th edition of the region’s longest-running annual food and beverage (F&B) trade show at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), opened on Sunday, 16 February, with renowned culinary champions displaying their tremendous talents, awarding-winning dishes and different approaches to food. Tastes of the World, Gulfood’s popular interactive feature, is collecting an extraordinary line-up of the biggest food change-makers and Michelin-starred chefs for five days of cuisine innovation in-line with t ......read more

Event to highlight how collaboration is the new competition with eco-systems replacing traditional industry boundaries   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 17, 2020:   An impressive line-up of partners and speakers will be addressing how to manoeuvre the IoT landscape for higher profits at the 5th Internet of Things 2020, held at Armani Hotel Dubai on the 24th of February, 2020.   According to Johan Ehrstrom, CEO of 5th IoT Middle East 2020, “The conference will focus on how to generate business out of IoT as AI, ML, 5G and Intelligent Automation will fuel IoT adoption and grow exponentially over the coming years. Attendees will have the opportunity to ga ......read more

The introduction of this campaign has ensured that the footfall on Monday is close to that on weekends Al Ain, 17th February 2020: As part of its ongoing commitment to provide its shoppers with the best shopping, entertainment, and dining experience, Bawadi Mall, the largest shopping mall in Al Ain, launched the Happy Monday Campaign in December. The unique campaign is still running every Monday and will continue for the whole of 2020 and years to come.  Speaking about the success of the campaign, Bassam Saleh, Director of Marketing, Bawadi Mall said, “We created this campaign to have a midweek destination here in Al Ain, and have made an impact by bringing about a change in ......read more

  ManageEngine, the IT management division of Zoho Corporation, today announced that it will be hosting its ninth Middle East User Conference in Dubai on February 24 and 25 at the Address Dubai Marina.  At the conference, ManageEngine will be launching a privileged session management solution for enterprises. In explaining the market's need for this type of product, Rajesh Ganesan, vice president said, "In order to strengthen IT security, many enterprises are adopting privileged access management solutions into their IT workflows. With comprehensive auditing capabilities, our solution offers complete visibility into all privileged accounts and helps enterprises manag ......read more

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates– 17TH February, 2020 – Mindware, one of the leading Value Added Distributors (VADs) in the Middle East and Africa, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Mist Systems, a Juniper company that is a pioneer in cloud-managed wireless networks powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI). As per the agreement, Mindware will offer Mist's entire portfolio of solutions to enterprises across Middle East and North Africa (MENA) including the GCC countries, Afghanistan, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia and Yemen. Mindware will extend and enable the vendor's regional channel, while also providing ......read more

DUBAI, UAE, 17th February, 2020— A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN), today announced it has delivered the industry’s highest-performance virtual DDoS defense solution with its software version of the Thunder Threat Protection System (TPS) solution, vThunder TPS. The enhanced vThunder TPS provides 100 Gbps throughput in a single virtual appliance and can be expanded to 800 Gbps with eight-way clustering. As a result, service providers can build elastic DDoS defenses that can be incrementally scaled during wartime when peak capacity is required. vThunder TPS is compact and efficient, allowing it to be deployed in next-generation mobile edge compute (MEC) environments, conserving space and p ......read more

• Kia Sonet concept revealed; a modern, dynamic and bold compact SUV • Kia Sonet will make its way to Middle East & Africa late 2020 after official launch   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 17, 2020 — Kia Motors unveiled the new Sonet compact SUV concept at the Auto Expo 2020 in Delhi, India, alongside Kia Motors India, wholly owned subsidiary of Kia Motors Corporation, for not only the Indian market in mind, but thinking of the young and modern customer in the Middle East & Africa region.     The Kia Sonet, unveiled for the first time ever, previews a future global compact SUV from the brand. The concept will be developed furth ......read more

Aden, Yemen: National Bank of Yemen (NBY), one of the largest commercial banks and a prominent contributor to the economic and social development in Yemen; has gone live with ICS BANKS Universal Banking Software from ICS Financial Systems Limited (ICSFS), the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions, to grow its operations domestically and internationally. The National Bank of Yemen (NBY) provides banking services ranging from Retail to Trade Finance, Treasury and Project Finance to individuals, corporates, and governmental institutions. Over the past fifty years, NBY has spread its presence in remote areas as well as major cities and towns of Yemen. On S ......read more

Baghdad, Iraq, 16 February 2020: Trade Bank of Iraq (TBI), established in 2003, achieved a robust growth in revenues and in key financial areas during 2019, for another consecutive year with its consistent performance, preliminary report released by the bank for the financial year during 31st December 2019. The bank posted a net profit of USD 556 million in 2019, an increase of 68% from 2018, on revenues of USD 673 million, which grew by 12% over the previous year.  Financial unaudited statements for the year ending 31st December 2019 reveal enhanced financial strength of TBI as a consequence of incessant improvements throughout the year in key sectors, including gross revenue and ......read more

Sultanate is first country in the Middle East to be named as partner of world's largest travel forum February 16, 2020: The Sultanate of Oman has revealed that it has been named as the official partner of ITB Berlin 2020, the world's leading travel trade show, which will take place from March 4 to March 8, 2020 in Berlin. Oman is the first country from the Middle East to be named as partner for this global event. The official Oman delegation is set to be headed by H.E. Ahmed bin Nasser Al Mahrazi, Minister of Tourism, and will be accompanied by over 50 tourism related companies, including hotels and establishments, 5 tourism investment companies, 3 adventure tourism companies and ......read more

• Orange Egypt completes transformation of existing billing platform  • The converged Business Support Systems architecture simplifies business processes    Orange Egypt has completed a major business transformation project implemented by Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC). Orange Egypt and Ericsson reengineered Orange's business processes and BSS environment – implementing the new and improved Ericsson Billing solution. With Ericsson Billing, Orange will improve offering time-to-market and the solution will also help Orange to enhance operational efficiency.   Abdelfattah Aly Mabrouk, Chief Information Officer at Orange Egypt says: “We trans ......read more

• Application avatars set new ease-of-use standards for pump and conveyor environments.  • PROFIBUS and PROFINET protocol support now added to existing Ethernet/IP and Modbus TCP compatibility for a wider range of applications. • Flexible load management now allows for autonomous operation mode.   Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced important additions to its versatile TeSys™ island digital load management system solution. When introduced, TeSys island redefined the way loads are managed and introduced unprecedented potential for efficiency in machine design, installation and service phas ......read more

Get ready to step inside the amazingly coulourful world of #BurJumanFoodArt!   Dubai, UAE, 16 February 2020:    Following the massive success of last year’s event, BurJuman’s award-winning #BurJumanFoodArt festival, the most Instagrammable foodie event in town, is making a return on the 20th of February.  Giant food art installations positioned throughout the Mall including spinning doughnuts, moving noodles, colourful sushi rolls, and an oversized popcorn tub sponsored by VOX Cinemas are guaranteed to make BurJuman’s Food Festival every Instagrammer’s dream.  One of the highlights of the festival, an 8.4-metre tall ice cream cone ......read more

RAK Hospital adopts superior surgical innovation to ensure unprecedented accuracy, patient safety and better clinical outcome   February 16th, 2020; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE:   In a breakthrough development, RAK Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah has become the first hospital in the UAE to perform cervical spine surgery using the 3D printed model on a patient suffering from damaged cervical spine. The new kid on the technology block in the country, use of 3D printed model has added unprecedented accuracy to surgical methods, further reducing the time of the procedure and increasing the chances of success significantly.  Thirty-seven-year-old Amineh Hasan Issa had been sufferi ......read more

#EVERYDAYDIVA   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 16, 2020:   For most women, makeup is an important tool in their everyday beauty arsenal. From pretty eyeshadows, to lipsticks and foundations, makeup is more important than ever as it’s used as the perfect expression of personal style and helps build up self-esteem. And, if one brand knows how to give beauty junkies what they want, it’s the Italian beauty brand Deborah Milano with their wide range of makeup and beauty essentials.   Since 1962, Deborah Milano has embodied true Italian excellence offering creativity, beauty, passion, attention to detail and superb taste. As well as that uncanny Itali ......read more

- Oasis, a leading water brand of National Food Products Company (NFPC) is the first GCC water brand to provide water in sustainable Tetra Pak packages to consumer market  - The water, available in Tetra Prisma® Aseptic 330ml carton packages will be sold at all major supermarkets from March 2020     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 16, 2020:   Oasis, a leading water brand of UAE based National Food Products Company (NFPC) today, February 16, 2020 stakes its claim as the first beverage brand in the GCC to provide drinking water for the consumer market in Tetra Pak carton packages, environmentally sound packaging material that boasts a wealth of bi ......read more

25th edition of region’s longest-running annual F&B trade exhibition brings together government ministers, industry decision makers and disruptors for five days of trade, networking and top-level discussions  Show organiser Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) invites industry to ‘Rethink Food’ as consumer spending on F&B passes USD 7. 2 trillion annually    Dubai, UAE – 16 February 2020:   His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, today opened Gulfood 2020, the landmark 25th edition of the region’s longest-running annual food and beverage (F&B) trade show a ......read more

ADPower and Marubeni Corporation form consortium to develop new 2.4GW power plant in Fujairah New power plant capacity will be able to power the equivalent of 380,000 households  Abu Dhabi, UAE – 16 February 2020: Abu Dhabi Power Corporation (ADPower) and Japan-based Marubeni Corporation announced, today, the formation of a consortium to develop the Fujairah F3 independent power producer (IPP) project, which will be the largest independent thermal power plant in the UAE.  To mark the occasion, a ceremony was held at the headquarters of Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC), where the project’s Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) and Shareholders’ Agree ......read more

• The Mas’ool initiative, introduced in 2011, is part of SEHA’s strategy to establish clear channels that allow patients and community members to provide feedback on its services and facilities.  • 2019 Masoo’l session gathered  1100 Patients    Abu Dhabi,16 Feb 2020: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has concluded its sixteenth session of the Mas’ool initiative. The initiative, which means ‘responsible’ in English, launched in 2011 to create an open dialogue between SEHA healthcare professionals and its customers for the purpose of improving the network’s serv ......read more

 IKEA reveals its Life at Home survey results and launches its ‘Kings and Queens’ campaign to tackle the major privacy concerns of UAE residents   93% in the UAE regularly seek privacy to enjoy freedom from judgment and 78% say feeling physically comfortable is important to achieving privacy at home  53% agree that the size of a home doesn’t impact the privacy they can achieve  75% believe that controlling their environment is important to achieving privacy at home, which is 7% higher than the global average on this   85% say privacy is important to enable personal growth and 79% agree that privacy is important to their wellbein ......read more

Middle East region witnesses significant rise due to increased demand for organic products  Global infant formula market valued to reach USD 103.75 billion by 2026, growing by 10.85 per cent annually from 2018 February 16, 2020 – Arla Foods, a leading international dairy company has introduced its new range of Arla® Baby&Me® Organic supplements to Kuwait following increased demand for related products in the Middle East during a recent event held at Regency Hotel. The multinational cooperative’s experience in infant nutrition dates back three decades, with Arla producing, supplying and developing infant formulas for the world’s leading infant milk for ......read more

16 February 2020 – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: His Excellency (H.E.) Mohammed Ahmed Al Bowardi, UAE’s Minister of State for Defense will focus on regional defense industry challenges and opportunities during his keynote speech at the Global Aerospace Summit 2020. The event, taking place in Abu Dhabi on 17-19 March, is one of the world’s leading thought leadership forums for the aviation, aerospace, space and defense industries.  H.E. will speak on the impact of collaboration and strategic partnership in ensuring peace and prosperity both regionally and globally. This year’s Summit will include an increasing focus on the defense sector with EDGE recently a ......read more

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 16th February, 2020 — Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, is hosting its annual .NEXT on Tour at The Address Sky View in Dubai on the 9th of March under the theme ‘Harness the Power of Cloud, On Your Terms’. Aaron White, Regional Sales Director - Middle East at Nutanix says, “CIOs and their IT teams today are under constant pressure to drive employee productivity, delightful customer experiences and growth. Companies that win embrace catalysts that accelerate cloud transformation. They need to have the right technology, processes and skills to succeed in their hybrid cloud strategies. .NEXT will be a great learning opportun ......read more

Sharjah, February 16, 2020:    Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, Sheikh Khaled bin Abdullah bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Department of Seaports and Customs, honored the winners of the 4th Sharjah Excellence Award 2019, in addition to honoring partners, sponsors, jury committee members, and the award working group. This came during the annual ceremony organized by Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry, SCCI, on Wednesday evening at the Expo Centre Sharjah, in the presence of HE Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of the SCCI and the Board of Trustees of Sharjah Excellence Awa ......read more

Modena, 16 February 2020:  All new Maserati models will be 100% developed, engineered and built in Italy, and will adopt hybrid and battery electric propulsion systems delivering all the innovation and outstanding performance typical of the Brand's DNA.  Following on from the announcement of testing of the new full electric powerplants to be installed on future Maserati models, the development and production plans for the Trident Brand's electrified range are now presented.  Maserati’s electrification programme starts this year, and the first hybrid car to be built will be the new Maserati Ghibli. Production of the new Maserati GranTurismo and GranC ......read more

The much-loved British brand is the market leader for denim in the UK and is bringing its popular styles to stores in the Middle East this month   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 16, 2020:   This spring, Marks & Spencer celebrates its Best Loved Denim, offering an array of styles, sizes and fits for the whole family all at great value. The premium British brand is the ideal one-stop shop for contemporary, stylish and innovative denim pieces, selling over 5 million pairs of jeans a year around the world. All of Marks & Spencer’s denim is made with BCI (Better Cotton Initiate) cotton meaning lower environmental impact with significantly less water while ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 16, 2020:   2020 is here and Swedish skintech brand FOREO released its annual trends report direct from the FOREO Institute in Stockholm. Topline, FOREO revealed that 2020 will be one of the most monumental and exciting years that the beauty industry has ever seen with rapid developments in technology, hyper-personalized products and completely unexpected approaches to health and fitness. From skincare ASMR, Nordic-inspired routines to a new era of thermo-boosted cleansing and skin fitness - here is everything you need to know in 2020 to stay ahead of the curve and achieve the best skin of your life.   1. Stripping It Back With N- ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE  –  February 16, 2020:  Planet Smart City, the UK-headquartered global leader in smart affordable housing, announced its support for the United Nations’ newly-launched flagship programme ‘People-focused Smart Cities.’ Having participated at the World Urban Forum, reinforcing the UAE’s efforts to achieve the shared global vision of eradicating poverty and delivering sustainable development, the proptech company has formed a scientific committee and will invest 10% of its current revenues in the next three years in research to pioneer a new approach in delivering affordable housing worldwide – utilising technological innovations ......read more

World champion Al Mulla tops again as Emirati teenager Salman grabs best finish yet        Kuwait City, Kuwait, 16th February, 2020:  Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Tayer was denied back-to-back victories in the Grand Prix of Kuwait today by another dramatic twist in the opening round of the 2020 UIM-ABP Aquabike World Championship.   The Emirati rider, who won the previous day’s first Runabout GP1 moto from pole position, made another superb start to moto two and held a comfortable lead from Kuwait’s Yousef Al Abdulrazzaq before being halted by mechanical problems on the eighth of 18 laps.   Four-time world champion Ab ......read more

Honor reflects company’s leadership in UAE’s foreign exchange and money transfer sector UAE, February 15, 2020 - Cementing its leadership in the exchange and money transfer sector, Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has been awarded the 4th edition of the ‘Sharjah Excellence Award’ during an official ceremony held at the Expo Centre Sharjah under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah. The company's win is attributed to its outstanding business achievements and contributions to the local business community. Rashed Al Ansari, General ......read more

UAE education sector forecasted to witness five per cent CAGR from 2018 to 2022 February 15, 2020: Organizers of the Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX), the Middle East’s longest-running student recruitment event, has announced preparations are well underway for the coming Spring edition of the event, which will take place from April 16 to April 18, 2020 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre (DICEC). The event is set to take place against the backdrop of an accelerating education sector in the UAE, fueled in part by the evolving career trends and the strategic sectors that will influence career growth in the region. This year's Spring editi ......read more

Over 100 Brazilian companies will throw the spotlight on items including beef, poultry and fruits Rubens Hannun: Gulfood is a great platform to increase trade and investment flow between Brazil and Arab countries to newfound heights. February 13, 2020 – A host of Brazilian companies are finalizing preparations ahead of their participation at Gulfood 2020, the world’s largest annual food and beverage exhibition, where firms from around the world will throw the spotlight on a comprehensive range of products from 16-20 February at Dubai World Trade Centre. Gulfood serves as an interactive venue that will further strengthen Brazil’s ties with its Arab trade partners a ......read more

ABU DHABI, 15 Feb. 2020: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network,is organizing the ninth edition of the SEHA International Radiology Conference, taking place on February 20 and 21, 2020. The conference will be held in the Rosewood Abu Dhabi and will converge leading radiologists; surgeons and medical consultants in the UAE, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, wider MENA region, USA, and Ireland. This year’s edition will focus on the imaging technological advancements and diagnostics that are accelerating change in the field of radiology. The extensive conference program will include plenary sessions from globally renowned radiology experts, academic ......read more

• Developer’s initial offering of 300 three- and four-bedroom townhouses have sold out  • Properties were offered with a competitive six-year payment plan and a starting price of AED 1.26 million • Community features an abundance of facilities and amenities curated for the modern family • Elan, part of Majid Al Futtaim’s premier Tilal Al Ghaf community, was designed using the principles of ‘placemaking’ to create a sense of belonging      Dubai, UAE, 15 February 2020:   Majid Al Futtaim’s latest release of townhouses has sold out just three weeks after launch following exceptional demand among b ......read more

Middle East’s Largest Industrial Zone fast emerging as regional hub for Food Sector     Abu Dhabi, UAE – February 15, 2020:   Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, today announced its participation in the 25th edition of GulFood, the largest food and beverage processing and packaging exhibition in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.  The region’s largest industrial zone is emerging as the hub for the food and beverage sector, and is home to some of the world’s largest food processing and manufacturing companies, as well as allied services.   Mohamed Ghareeb, VP- Service Delivery- IZ, K ......read more

Tetra Pak Suggests a Low Carbon Circular Economy Approach to Business in the F&B Industry ahead of Gulfood 2020   Dubai, 15 February 2020:   Tetra Pak, the world’s leading food packaging and processing solutions company is adopting a new approach to its operations across the value chain through “Planet Positive”, an initiative urging industry stakeholders to move to a low-carbon circular economy. This movement represents a new way of thinking inspiring suppliers, customers and other businesses to come together to address the pressing global environmental issues of climate and waste, taking a broader view of sustainability, going beyond recyclin ......read more

Al Tayer secures convincing victory to launch Runabout GP1 title bid as world champion Al Mulla shrugs off injury to win again       February 15, 2020:   Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Tayer powered his way to an emphatic victory in the Grand Prix of Kuwait today to launch his title challenge in the 2020 UIM-ABP Aquabike World Championship.   The Emirati rider followed up his first pole position success in the series 24 hours earlier by winning the opening Runabout GP1 moto of the season in convincing style on a dramatic day of racing.   Team Abu Dhabi’s second victory of the day arrived from reigning world freestyle champion ......read more

Dubai – 15 February 2020: “Dubai Customs Leaders” training program graduated the first batch of employees who joined the program to develop their leadership competencies and gain learning and skills on how to overcome current and future challenges.  The program, which Dubai Customs launched at the end of 2019, engaged 16 employees from different departments and centers in Dubai Customs.  The 54-hour program, accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management, ILM, included different sessions that covered topics like personal skills, authorization, leadership, team motivation and leadership skills.  In the program, a Virtual Reality Leadership L ......read more

• Participants completed a symbolic 3km walk to highlight the average distance children must walk to school in developing countries • Expo 2020 Dubai and Nemo mascots mingle with their fans during the walk  • Families enjoyed the carnival-like atmosphere that included roaming performers and live music      Dubai, UAE, 15 February 2020:   Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives; today (Friday February 14, 2020) welcomed thousands from the UAE community who walked 3 kilometers in solidarity with millions of children who must cover the same distance every day simply to go to school. The family-focuse ......read more

The ultimate Rado tribute to a design legend   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 13, 2020:   At Rado, we are proud to launch our latest collection of full high-tech ceramic watches which pay tribute to a true legend of design. The True Thinline Les CouleursTM Le Corbusier celebrates the work of the pioneering and visionary architect in a truly unique collection. As the Master of Materials, we have used all the expertise we’ve gained during more than 30 years of working with high-tech ceramic to create watches in the nine Architectural Polychromy colours deemed to be both appealing and the most challenging to create consistently. Created in 1931 and 1959, ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 13, 2020:   Since 1960, the powerful allure and technical performance of Corum's symbolic Admiral's Cup collection has encapsulated the historic link between the Swiss watch making brand and sailing. In 2016, this sporting icon is enhanced with a complication preferred by the long distance traveler: World-Time. Powerful and elegant, the new Admiral's Cup Legend 47 Worldtimer is equipped with an automatic caliber which, apart from the hours, minutes and seconds, displays a second time zone and the corresponding city. Its strong case, 47 mm in diameter and mounted with a distinctive twelve-sided bezel, is available in titanium or tita ......read more

IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic says experts should continue to research on how next-gen technology can help address infertility UAE, 13th February 2020:   Studies showing how fertility experts can leverage the next-generation artificial intelligence (AI) technology to assist infertile couples in their arduous parenthood journey are growing with promising results. The latest study to have come out in this regard is in the United States.  Researchers have claimed that the results of their study could help enhance the success rate of In-vitro Fertilisation (IVF) method, a widely known Assisted Reproductive Technology, by determining early on if an in vitro fertilised ......read more

For the first time, the Consortium will participate with a dedicated stand located in  B1-34 of Hall 1 of the Dubai World Trade Center   Dubai, UAE; February 13, 2020 – From 16th to 20th February, the Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium will take part in Gulfood, one of the largest trade fairs dedicated to the food sector. For the first time ever, the Consortium will participate with its own stand, located in space B1-34 of Hall 1 of the Dubai World Trade Center. Participation in Gulfood is part of a three-year project launched by the Consortium to develop market potential in the Gulf area. Hirux / Nielsen research commissioned by the Consortium shows how consumers ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 13, 2020:  Aston Martin DBX made its first public appearance in the UAE during an event at the marque’s Downtown Dubai showroom on Wednesday 12th February. DBX signals a new era in Aston Martin’s pursuit to deliver exceptional performance, style and usability in a segment previously unexplored by the world-famous manufacturer. Bringing both the versatility and indulgence expected of a luxury SUV with sports car levels of dynamic performance, DBX sets a bold new standard in this sector. Powered by a new version of the characterful 4-litre, twin-turbocharged V8 engine, DBX features an impressive output of 550PS and 700NM of torque, c ......read more

February 13, 2020 - DUBAI, UAE:   The most exciting new star to arrive on the ATP Tour in recent years is ready to make his second bid for the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships title. Stefanos Tsitsipas arrived in Dubai a year ago as a budding superstar after upsetting Roger Federer at the Australian Open. Although Federer avenged that defeat in the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships final to claim his eighth Dubai crown and the 100th singles title of his career, Tsitsipas overcame Federer again in the semi-finals of the ATP Finals in London before going on to win one of the biggest prizes in the sport with victory over Dominic Thiem. “The rise of Stefanos Tsitsipa ......read more

Abu Dhabi - UAE, 13 February, 2020: Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi (SUAD) will welcome prospective students, parents, teachers, and counselors to its Open Day on 19 February to get familiar with the institution, its services and the university experience. Open from 9.00am to 7.00pm, the event is an ideal opportunity for visitors to explore the undergraduate, postgraduate, and the Executive Education programmes that the university offers in the fields of Humanities, Sciences, Languages, Social Sciences, Law, Economics and Management. With plenty of options for those seeking a post-secondary education from a leading university, a dedicated team of experts will be on hand to help visitors fee ......read more

Spring 2020 Collection now available at Middle East stores   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 13, 2020:    Renowned worldwide for their inspiring designs and affordable modernity, West Elm launches their Spring 2020 collection designed to make one’s bedroom, dining room and bath a sanctuary to relax, recharge and rejuvenate in their own comfort. The designers at West Elm travelled the world to discover the softest and most comfortable bedding from Belgian flax to GOTS-certified organic cotton in soothing colors, to taking inspiration from mother nature to create pine wood beds and other items, ensuring that each product is fair trade certified and sustainab ......read more

• More than 200 Italian companies are participating in Gulfood 2020, making the Italian participation one of the largest foreign country presence this year • ITAlian Food Lab to host popular UAE based Italian Chefs, live-cooking shows and tasting sessions • Italy to highlight its initiatives in ‘food labelling’ and industry dominance in ‘Free From’ and Organic foods     Dubai, UAE; February 13, 2020:   The Italian Trade Agency (ITA) is participating in the silver jubilee edition of Gulfood from 16 to 20 February 2020, with a dedicated Food Lab which will host famous Italian Chefs. During the five days of the fair, the ......read more

Hyundai to launch the i30 N in the Middle East soon     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 13, 2020:   Hyundai Motors has increased its presence in South Africa by launching its first mass-produced high-performance car, i30 N, today in Cape Town.   The first model of the N brand, the i30 N is Hyundai’s first ever high-performance car and has been developed with a key focus on its race-track capability and its ability to be a fun to drive everyday sports car.    Advanced technology and a high level of driver customisation has been built into the i30 N, which means it can play the role of a comfort-oriented commuter as well as a ......read more

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