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Launches its Arabic website, integrates with local payment gateway PayTabs to support businesses in the GCC region Dubai - March 20, 2019:   Zoho, a global provider of cloud-based business software, today announced its plans for expanding and reinforcing its presence in the UAE and GCC region. The announcement was made on the sidelin... Read more
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2019:  We all want to live a healthy, happy life; however, we don’t always have control over the things that happen to us. Although, fate is to thank for many things in life, there are some things you can control each day to ensure you’re healthy and happy.  Health is certainly a big factor in how ha... Read more
Key brands represented by the Group make it to the Top 50 Consumer Electronics Brands in the world.Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2019:  The consumer electronics industry continues to undergo a transformation. With smart speakers and AI applications becoming increasingly popular, the development of other smart home appliances is a great opportunity for... Read more
Jaguar introduces F-PACE 300 SPORT and Chequered Flag special editions to the World Car  of the Year and World Car Design of the Year award-winning F-PACE range Performance-focused 300 SPORT, available with both clean and efficient 300PS petrol and diesel AWD powertrains, features assertive sporting exterior and interior changes Feature-packe... Read more
Dubai, UAE, 20 March 2019:   Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, highlighted on the occasion of World Water Day, that it has saved 305 million gallons of potable water in 2018 which is equivalent to the amount of water in 555 Olympic swimming pools. This has... Read more
Dubai, UAE 20th March 2019:  Some of the biggest names in world music will perform at the spectacular Closing Ceremony for Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.Taking place at Zayed Sports City on Thursday evening, the event will see global superstars Keala Settle and Nicole Scherzinger take to the stage..  . The singer o... Read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates- March 20th, 2019-   Beauty World Middle East,  the No.1 international trade fair in the Middle East dedicated to beauty, will this year host 75 French companies - including 32 new exhibitors - thus establishing France as the No. 1 European presence at the fair, and No.3 worldwide.  The French pa... Read more
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2019:  Cole Haan, the iconic American lifestyle brand, is excited to announce the launch of its new ZERØGRAND All-Day trainer which combines the styling of a dress shoe and the performance of an athletic trainer. For Spring 2019 Cole Haan continues to push boundaries by introducing their first shoe designed to s... Read more
More than 100 coaches participate in the forum . March 20, 2019 - DUBAI, UAE -- More than 100 coaches from different football academies and Dubai clubs participated in the annual forum for coaches, which was organised by Dubai Sports Council under the supervision of top technical specialists and experts.The four-day Annual Forum for Coaches, b... Read more
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2019:  New York based label Tommy Hilfiger was founded in the 80s but it remains as popular as ever, with pieces like this collection TWO-TONE TIME to grab the attention of today’s generation. .  . Crafted from two tone stainless steel, it’s imbued with a minimalist charm (you’ve got the simple... Read more
Dubai, UAE 20th March 2019:   British Airways has unveiled its highly-anticipated new business class seat - 'Club Suite' - and confirmed it will arrive on the first of its A350 aircraft in July.The airline's sophisticated and newly-branded 'Club Suite' offers direct-aisle access, a suite door for greater privacy and lu... Read more
Limited edition items mark 100 years of Bentley Motors Centenary gold finish on individual pieces mirrors all cars built in 2019 Extraordinary statement pieces define exciting vision for the future (Middle East, 20 March 2019) On July 10 2019 Bentley marks its 100th year. To celebrate this remarkable milestone we have created the new Centenar... Read more
Living-donor kidney transplant patient speaks out about his journey to recovery on World Health Day.. SEHA participates in World Kidney Day by offering free consultations and educational events that focus on the burden of kidney disease, disparities and access to healthcare.Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates March 20, 2018:   Abu Dhabi Healt... Read more
Game-changing security service and new PCs shine at HP’s global partner conference News Highlights: Introducing security as a service with HP DaaS Proactive Security Service Innovating for growing businesses with new HP ProBooks and HP ProDesk Reimagining conferencing and collaboration solutions with HP Zoom Room Solutions  Delighti... Read more
 

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Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019:  Michael Kors is pleased to announce the MICHAEL Michael Kors Spring 2019 Middle East Edit featuring three pieces exclusive to the Middle East: the painterly headscarf (a first for the brand), a woven caftan and the Mindy lace-up sneaker.  The flowing bell-sleeve caftan and headscarf exude easy elegance in an olive and white carnation print, set against dramatic black.  For sport-chic appeal, slip on the Mindy lace-up sneaker in crisp leather punctuated with 3D blooms in olive, black and white. Paired with the capsule’s painterly headscarf or caftan, they convey a sense of relaxed glamour from head to toe.   An extension of ......read more

An increase of AED 35 Million compared to 2017 Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019:  Union Coop, UAE’s largest Consumer Cooperative revealed that the value of its UAE agricultural products in 2018 amounted to AED 79 Million, an increase of AED 35 Million compared to 2017, pointing out that supporting and encouraging agriculture stems from its core objective to establish a sustainable agricultural environment with enhanced stock and food security.  Talking about how Union Coop has been supporting UAE’s agro-economy, H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop said, “Union Coop encourages farmers to develop UAE farms while ensuring the product quality, ac ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 21 March 2019:   Sometimes it’s the simplest of things that makes life easier. And this sleek, fully app-based, voice-activated printer, is it. With seamless set-up and cloud-based connectivity, you can print, scan and copy from anywhere. And, because it’s so beautifully designed, it will blend seamlessly into your home décor when not in use. Minimalist and compact design for the Smart Home First of its kind covers based on the latest trends in International fashion, design and materials. Soft materials serve as both an aesthetic accent and paper landing zone. A “guided lighting” LED illuminates the paper ......read more

Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019:  Paul Raymund P. Cortes, Consulate General of Philippines, Dubai visited regions fastest growing retailer Danube Home at Al Barsha showroom and met with Philippine community to give them a motivational speech and also opened door to discuss problems of the community face to face. Paul Raymund P. Cortes, Consulate General of Philippines, Dubai said: “For the consular services, despite financial and budgetary constraints, we will notch it up a bit and hope to make the consulate premises and procedures more convenient and comfortable for our people. I hope that when people come to the consulate for any service, they would leave feeling satisfied.” ......read more

Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019:  The coffee table occupies a unique place in the heart of a living area where ideas and conversations are brewed over, so choosing the perfect design can certainly have an impact on one’s home. With endless options available in the region, Carol Sukkar from Home and Soul Dubai shares her top tips on how to select your dream coffee table without the extra stress that can come with the process: Decide the material: Marble is quite trendy this season being both stylish and sophisticated. Marble can integrate beautifully into the decor and complements any colour palette beautifully Choose a shape that fits: Round, oval, square or rectangular? The sh ......read more

Annual Investment Meeting 2019 to host AIM-OBOR Forum Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 March 2019:   With more than 1,700 projects worth USD 1 trillion, China’s ambitious One Belt, One Road Initiative aims to positively impact 4.4 billion people, or 65 percent of the world’s population that equals to about 40 percent of the global gross domestic product (GDP). Spanning across to 70 countries across Asia, Europe, Africa, and Oceania, the One Belt, One Road Initiative has been allocated over $340bn in construction contracts secured by Chinese companies. These statistics were released in conjunction with the upcoming Annual Investment Meeting which will be held from 8 ......read more

Land Rover Bursary awarded to the ‘Mobile Malaria Project’  Driving a modified Land Rover Discovery, eight-week expedition will travel through Namibia, Zambia, Tanzania and Kenya Land Rover Bursary is awarded annually in association with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) – Land Rover’s longest standing humanitarian and conservation partner Oxford University researchers with portable laboratory equipment will work with African scientists to learn about the challenges facing malaria research and investigate the potential of portable DNA sequencing technology  Project vehicle enhanced by Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations in celebration of ......read more

A survey responded by over 2,500 residents in Qatar sheds light on how habits in the bedroom and organisation can have an effect on overall wellbeing Dubai, March 21, 2019:   This month IKEA conducted a survey to understand people’s habits, organisation concerns and associations to their bedrooms. The independent online survey gathered findings from 2500 respondents spread across Qatar. Insights from the survey revealed that the bedroom ranks as the most essential room in the home, where the most time is spent, yet it is the room that respondents rarely invest in and find the most difficult to organise. IKEA wants to understand how this affects day-to-day life and how it c ......read more

Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019:   Volvo Cars is for the first time making its safety knowledge easily accessible in a central digital library which it urges the car industry to use, in the interest of safer roads for all.   The announcement symbolises the company’s philosophy of boosting safety through sharing knowledge that helps save lives and comes on the 60-year anniversary of what may have been the most important invention in the history of automotive safety, the three-point safety belt.   Introduced by Volvo Cars in 1959, the three-point safety belt is estimated to have saved over one million lives globally, not just in Volvos but in numerous other cars, thank ......read more

M.O.H Ajman conducted UAE National Sports Day in Ajman Marina, supported by Red Crescent, Malabar Gold & Diamonds, Ajman Speciality Hospital, Sharjah Cycling Society, various Social Centres and other entities. As an appreciation for the active participation of Malabar Gold & Diamonds CSR Team, Mr. Hamza KS, Manager - CSR, Malabar Gold & Diamonds received a memento of appreciation from Mr. Ahmed Tariyam Al Shamsi, Director, M.O.H.  Ajman and Dr. Moona Al Shamsi – Asst. Director, M.O.H.  Ajman. Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019:  Malabar Gold & Diamonds, one among the largest jewellery retailers globally with a strong retail network of 250 outlets active ......read more

Twelve month consolidated net profit after Federal Royalty amounted to AED 8.6 billion an increase of 2.4% compared to same period last year Aggregate subscriber base reached 141 million  Etisalat named ‘Most Valuable Telecoms Brand’ in MENA region in 2018 by Brand Finance UAE is ranked number one for the highest Fiber to the Home (FTTH) penetration among all its global counterparts for a third year in a row Abu Dhabi, 21 March 2019:   At Etisalat’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), held at the company’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi, shareholders have backed the board’s recommendation to pay full-year 2018 dividends of 80 fils per share an ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 March 2019: Concluding three days of trade exhibition, Dubai WoodShow 2019 closed on a grand note on14thMarch2019 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The show also recorded onsite deals worth USD 70 million.  The record-breaking show is the largest wood and wood machinery exhibitor showcase in the Middle East, which accommodated over 240 exhibitors from 45 countries with 48 first-time participants, 192 repeat exhibitors and a packed show of over 530 brands. “The record number of exhibitors and visitors for this year’s show underscores Dubai WoodShow’s popularity in the Middle East and across the world. It also reflects the healthy per ......read more

Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019:  If Spring/Summer is your favourite season, then you’re likely ready to discover the latest make-up collections for the new season and be thrilled to experiment more with your looks. So, if you’re keen on shaking up your make-up life and weaving in new products, then Lottie London is the brand to add to your wish list, offering fun and playful products from colourful eye shadows to quirky lip toppers. Here some of the latest Spring/Summer launches by Lottie London: Lottie Eye Foils (AED 35) These iridescent liquid eye shadows will take your eye make-up game to the next level, as they glide on the lids smoothly giving a foil-like glittery ......read more

Under the supervision of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF), the two-day event will be held at the Emirates Heritage Club Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019:  Week 13 of the national show jumping competitions will kick this weekend – on Friday the 22nd and Saturday the 23rd - at the Emirates Heritage Club in Abu Dhabi. The show will be held under the sponsorship of Longines, Official Time Keeper and presenting partner of the Emirates Longines Show Jumping League competitions. Held in cooperation with the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF), the two-day show jumping competition will see riders jumping heights of up to 145cm in the club’s indoor sand are ......read more

Fortifies end-to-end cyber portfolio to protect industrial installations Advanced technology shrinks attack surface by more than 90 percent Cuts cybersecurity deployment and ownership costs by 50 percent or more   Dubai, United Arab Emirates – March 21, 2019 –   Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has entered into a global partnership with Vericlave, a leading cybersecurity technology provider. Under the terms of the agreement, Schneider Electric will provide Vericlave’s advanced encryption technology to further secure and protect its customers’ critical IT and OT systems fro ......read more

Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019:  About a year ago the first part of DELAKTIG was launched: a platform for living for you to customise and adapt to all the twists and turns of your life. Now it’s time for part two. Together, IKEA and industrial design icon, Tom Dixon, have designed the one piece of furniture you might ever really need in life...  “We called it an open platform for living, and Tom kept referring to it as a bed, so of course we couldn’t stop after the first DELAKTIG launch. The bed is a key piece of furniture in any home – I mean, everyone needs a good night’s sleep. So we decided to go for a second launch:  a bed frame that is design ......read more

Winners for the Egg Class Competition and Middle East Young Chef of the Year Awards revealed Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019 –   Winners of the Egg Class Competition and the Middle East Young Chef of the Year Award were announced at the recently concluded ExpoCulinaire 2019. Traditionally held within the Gulfood exhibition, ExpoCulinaire is a series of culinary competitions accompanied by a trade event that is dedicated specifically to the culinary community. The awards for the Egg Class Competition and the Middle East Young Chef of the Year Award competitions were sponsored by the American Egg Board (AEB), the research, education and promotion arm of the U.S. egg industry. ......read more

Dubai, March 20, 2019:  Oman Insurance Company was awarded Medical Insurance Company of the Year at the recent 2019 Health Award. Jointly organized by Dubai Health Authority and Health Magazine, the award aims to recognize outstanding contributions of healthcare organizations and professionals in the region.    With a clear focus on exceptional customer experience, strong underwriting capabilities and digital solutions, Oman Insurance was a clear winner among the 10 nominations received in the Medical Insurance category. Some of the customer focused initiatives by the company include the launch of reimbursement and policy servicing portal, the linking of member eligibility v ......read more

Universal Postal Union’s (UPU) annual competition champions the art of writing amongst schoolchildren  Dubai, UAE, 20 March 2019:   Emirates Post, the leading postal and express delivery provider in the region, is encouraging schoolchildren to rediscover the art of letter writing by entering the UPU International Letter Writing Competition.  Now in its 48th year, the prestigious competition is organised by Emirates Post as part of the global activity of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), a United Nations body that oversees the world’s post. Since 1971, the UPU has invited young writers aged between 10-15 years old to write letters on a given theme to ......read more

Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019:  UAE Team Emirates will take on the first ‘monument’ of the season this weekend as the team heads to Italy for the iconic Milan-Sanremo (23 March).    With a colossal 291km race ahead, the Emirati formation has opted for power duo, Fernando Gaviria and Alexander Kristoff to lead the charge. Gaviria makes his return to this race for the first time since 2017, where the young Colombian picked up a top five finish; crossing the line alongside his now team mate. Gaviria will hope to have a spring in his step, coming off the back off a blistering start to life in his new team’s colours. Kristoff on the other hand is somewhat a vet ......read more

21 March 2019, Dubai – Standard Chartered recently announced the launch of the Standard Chartered Belt & Road Relay, the first-ever global running event spanning the Belt and Road initiative. The Relay aims to highlight the Bank’s continued commitment to Belt and Road, and the positive impact of the initiative to communities and businesses globally. The Relay will be led by eight staff athletes from Standard Chartered, selected from the Bank’s diverse footprint across Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe and the Americas. These athletes will participate in running events across 44 Belt and Road markets within a 90-day period.  The Standard Chartered Belt ......read more

Launches its Arabic website, integrates with local payment gateway PayTabs to support businesses in the GCC region   Dubai - March 20, 2019:   Zoho, a global provider of cloud-based business software, today announced its plans for expanding and reinforcing its presence in the UAE and GCC region. The announcement was made on the sidelines of the company's annual user conference, Zoholics Dubai. The initiatives include launch of Zoho's Arabic website zoho.com/ar, and alliance with PayTabs, a Bahrain-based company that will help businesses with payment processing.   Zoho has seen over 100 per cent growth in the UAE last year, and 71 per cent growth in the ......read more

Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2019:  We all want to live a healthy, happy life; however, we don’t always have control over the things that happen to us. Although, fate is to thank for many things in life, there are some things you can control each day to ensure you’re healthy and happy.    Health is certainly a big factor in how happy our lives are. The first thing you tend to do when you want to be fit and healthy is to stay fit and search the internet something on the lines of “How to lose weight”. You are bound to receive results for thousands of articles and hundreds of applications. Obviously, what we eat is critical to our well-being, in more ways t ......read more

By Ole Hansen, Head of Commodity Strategy at Saxo Bank 20 March 2019 - Dubai, UAE Gold is trading back above $1,300/oz ahead of tomorrow’s FOMC meeting, while a weaker dollar and lower bond yields have offset the continued headwinds from rising stocks. From a fundamental perspective we maintain a positive outlook for gold given expectations for a weaker dollar, stable to lower bond yields and concerns about global stocks’ ability to forge higher amid current growth concerns. However, keep in mind that many investors buy gold in order to own an insurance policy against adverse movements across other investments such as stocks. And as long stocks continue to climb gold is ......read more

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, March 20, 2019:   Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, and Elenium, a leading provider of automation technology solutions, will together demonstrate how a newly developed voice activated self-service kiosk, bag drop and boarding gate facility will revolutionise the travel experience by taking facial recognition technology to new heights. The demonstration will take place at Passenger Terminal EXPO (PTE) in London between 26 – 28 March.   Using cloud technology, artificial intelligence (AI), computer vision and natural human interfacing, Etihad Airways and Elenium will demonstrate how they will change the way consume ......read more

Key brands represented by the Group make it to the Top 50 Consumer Electronics Brands in the world. Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2019:  The consumer electronics industry continues to undergo a transformation. With smart speakers and AI applications becoming increasingly popular, the development of other smart home appliances is a great opportunity for manufacturers and distributors alike. In the UAE, Eros Group is the leading electronics distributor who has taken the lead in bringing the latest technology to the country. This fact was only reaffirmed when the “Global Top 50 Consumer Electronics Brands” was announced at the ‘2018-2019 Global Top Brands’ Award Cerem ......read more

Jaguar introduces F-PACE 300 SPORT and Chequered Flag special editions to the World Car  of the Year and World Car Design of the Year award-winning F-PACE range Performance-focused 300 SPORT, available with both clean and efficient 300PS petrol and diesel AWD powertrains, features assertive sporting exterior and interior changes Feature-packed Chequered Flag has an impressive standard specification including 10-way electric seats, Touch Pro Navigation and Meridian Sound System, distinctive design details throughout, and is available with 2.0-litre petrol and diesel Ingenium engines  Every model in the F-PACE range, from the 163PS 2.0-litre Ingenium diesel model to the halo ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 20 March 2019:   Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, highlighted on the occasion of World Water Day, that it has saved 305 million gallons of potable water in 2018 which is equivalent to the amount of water in 555 Olympic swimming pools. This has achieved by using treated sewage water in its district cooling operations instead of fresh water, in line with the 2008 Executive Council resolution approved by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, that directs to lower the usage of fresh water and use other wat ......read more

More than 80% of its customers are enrolled in digital channels Mobile usage has surged 35 % in the past 12 months UAE, Dubai, March 20, 2019 –   Citi UAE announced today the launch of its next generation Citi Mobile® App for Citi’s credit card customers in the UAE.  The next generation Citi Mobile® App will significantly change the way credit card customers manage their finances as Citi introduces a new and comprehensive set of mobile app features and experiences. The new Citi Mobile® App experience promises a new look and feel, more intuitive navigation and smart functionalities.   According data compiled by the Citi, more than 80 ......read more

Dubai, UAE 20th March 2019:  Some of the biggest names in world music will perform at the spectacular Closing Ceremony for Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019. Taking place at Zayed Sports City on Thursday evening, the event will see global superstars Keala Settle and Nicole Scherzinger take to the stage.   The singer of mega-hit ‘This Is Me’ from ‘The Greatest Showman’, Keala has established herself as one of the world’s most popular contemporary pop acts.   American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, former Pussycat Doll and television personality Nicole Scherzinger is a hugely successful performer and as well as Globa ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates- March 20th, 2019-   Beauty World Middle East,  the No.1 international trade fair in the Middle East dedicated to beauty, will this year host 75 French companies - including 32 new exhibitors - thus establishing France as the No. 1 European presence at the fair, and  No.3 worldwide.  The French pavilion is organized by Business France, the national agency dedicated to the globalization of the French economy, in partnership with Bretagne Commerce International, Cosmed, Dev’up, Cosmetic Valley, Hauts-de-France and Nouvelle Aquitaine, and the sponsorships of Air France and Accor. Know-how and expertise recognized around the world ......read more

du is inviting aspiring UAE National Telco stars to visit the company’s interactive stand at the 2019 edition of Careers UAE Dubai, UAE, 20th March, 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), is welcoming UAE Nationals to explore the diverse and fulfilling career pathways of the country’s telecommunications industry as Careers UAE 2019 gets underway in Dubai. As a leading organisation providing opportunities in alignment with the Emiratisation strategy, du is showcasing its full array of career and professional development offerings throughout the duration of the three-day event. ‘Driving future progress’ Ehab Hassan, Chief Human Reso ......read more

Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2019:  Cole Haan, the iconic American lifestyle brand, is excited to announce the launch of its new ZERØGRAND All-Day trainer which combines the styling of a dress shoe and the performance of an athletic trainer.  For Spring 2019 Cole Haan continues to push boundaries by introducing their first shoe designed to seamlessly transition from work to workout, and everything in between. The ZERØGRAND All-Day trainer was created to ensure durability and endurance during workouts, proving the shoe’s ability to stabilize the foot and provide adequate cushioning throughout your whole day.  Cole Haan’s Chief Marketing Officer and General ......read more

Gaming now makes up 26 percent of all media consumption hours 43% survey respondents are very interested in multiplayer AR sports 1 in 4 consumers say they will use AR when exercising in the next 5 years   March 20, 2019 - Dubai, UAE:   In the new Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) ConsumerLab report, Ready, steady, game! , 67 percent of gamers say they will increase their Augmented Reality (AR) usage in the next five years. The increasing popularity of video games is driven by the growth of mobile gaming, and now makes up 26 percent of all media consumption hours.   The report captures the opinions of 7,000 gamers aged 15–69 in Brazil, China, France, Jap ......read more

More than 100 coaches participate in the forum   March 20, 2019 - DUBAI, UAE -- More than 100 coaches from different football academies and Dubai clubs participated in the annual forum for coaches, which was organised by Dubai Sports Council under the supervision of top technical specialists and experts. The four-day Annual Forum for Coaches, being organized for the sixth successive year, took place at Shabab Al Ahli Dubai Club and came to a close on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. As part of the Forum, three training sessions were held throughout four days, comprising lectures and theoretical and practical workshops. The first session was allocated for coaches of 13 to 18 years ol ......read more

Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2019:  New York based label Tommy Hilfiger was founded in the 80s but it remains as popular as ever, with pieces like this collection TWO-TONE TIME to grab the attention of today’s generation.    Crafted from two tone stainless steel, it’s imbued with a minimalist charm (you’ve got the simple numerals and dial to thank for that).    Slip yours on and secure the mesh strap at the wrist for a subtly refined sign off to your day to day attire. - Two tone strap - Case diameter 28mm - Water resistant to 30m   This TOMMY HILFIGER timepiece is priced at AED 915 and is available across Hour Choice stores in the UAE and onlin ......read more

Dubai, UAE 20th March 2019:   British Airways has unveiled its highly-anticipated new business class seat - 'Club Suite' - and confirmed it will arrive on the first of its A350 aircraft in July. The airline's sophisticated and newly-branded 'Club Suite' offers direct-aisle access, a suite door for greater privacy and luxurious flat-bed seats in a 1-2-1 configuration. Boasting 40 per cent more storage, including a vanity unit and mirror, WiFi, enviable 18.5-inch inflight entertainment screens*, high definition gate-to-gate programming, and PC / USB power; every aspect of British Airways' Club Suite has been designed for today's customer. The A350 ai ......read more

Limited edition items mark 100 years of Bentley Motors Centenary gold finish on individual pieces mirrors all cars built in 2019 Extraordinary statement pieces define exciting vision for the future   (Middle East, 20 March 2019) On July 10 2019 Bentley marks its 100th year. To celebrate this remarkable milestone we have created the new Centenary Collection which is available to order now.   The pieces in this limited edition collection feature the Bentley ‘100 Extraordinary Years’ alongside Centenary gold detailing similar to those that appear on every car built during this very special year.   The spirit and style of an incredible centur ......read more

Living-donor kidney transplant patient speaks out about his journey to recovery on World Health Day. SEHA participates in World Kidney Day by offering free consultations and educational events that focus on the burden of kidney disease, disparities and access to healthcare. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates March 20, 2018:   Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network organized various events across Abu Dhabi to provide a platform for Yousef Al Naqbi, a kidney transplant patient to share his experience with kidney failure. The events helped raise awareness on kidney disease, risks, prevention and the co-existence with kidney failure on Wor ......read more

Game-changing security service and new PCs shine at HP’s global partner conference   News Highlights: Introducing security as a service with HP DaaS Proactive Security Service Innovating for growing businesses with new HP ProBooks and HP ProDesk Reimagining conferencing and collaboration solutions with HP Zoom Room Solutions  Delighting consumers with design, mobility, and performance features across HP ENVY laptops and x360s Dubai, UAE – March 20, 2019:   At HP Reinvent, the company’s largest global partner event, HP Inc. unveiled a variety of bold new offerings – including a ground-breaking security service, a cutting- ......read more

Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2019:  To all the Mothers out there, this one is for you. 800 Degrees Pizzeria is treating Mothers to our irresistibly delicious specialty pizzas or pastas free on March 21st. Bring your mother the tastiest gift ever on the house.     When- 21st March 2019 Where- 800 Degrees Pizzeria  Branch- Mall of the Emirates & Me'aisem city centre.  Time- 10AM-10PM   ...read more

Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2019:  A Green Hope youth delegation comprising of members from Dubai , Canada and Sweden made an indelible impact at the 4th session of the United Nations Environment Assembly ( UNEA ) which concluded in Nairobi on 15th March. The UNEA is the world's foremost event on environmental sustainability and was attended by ministerial delegations from 193 countries as well as hundreds of civil society stakeholders. It was an honor for Green Hope to be the youngest accredited organisation at this year's UNEA . Green Hope delegates gave substantive inputs during the negotiations. The highlight was a side event organised by Green Hope themed "Youth Empowerment ......read more

Customers only have to spend AED200 at Sahara Centre outlets to receive raffle coupons for the draw on March 24. Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 19 March 2019:   With Mother’s Day around the corner, this is the perfect time to shower your love for your mother with Sahara Centre, Sharjah’s leading retail, dining, entertainment and leisure destination, giving you added reason to celebrate this momentous occasion.  From March 10 to 24, 2019, shoppers at Sahara Centre will receive a raffle coupon upon spending only AED200 to win one of eight home store gift vouchers worth AED5,000 each for a home make-over. Furthermore, female customers who spend AED200 between 10 ......read more

‘Design and the City of the Future’ was the focus of the annual event held earlier today     UAE, Dubai, 19 March 2019:   In celebration of ‘Italian Design Day’, an initiative by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to promote Italian design around the world, Dubai was selected as one of 100 cities around the world to mark today’s annual event. Professor Carlo Ratti, renowned Italian architect, engineer, prominent designer of Italy’s Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai and ambassador of this initiative in the UAE, gave a keynote speech on Design and the City of the Future to VIPs and guests at the American University in Dubai (AUD ......read more

300 delegates from the industry convened at the one-day summit held in Dubai on March 19  Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2019:  FinTech will radically improve the financial health of the people of the Gulf through access to next-generation banking services, says Mr. Simon Galpin, Managing Director of Bahrain Economic Development Board. He was speaking at Finnovex ME 2019, a one-day conference on financial innovation and excellence, held in Dubai on March 19, 2019. “FinTech holds the strongest potential to impact the ME economy with the potential of open banking to transform the services available to consumers in the short to medium-term. We’re also laying the foundations f ......read more

Dual tone Nissan KICKS available in three choices - grey with orange roof; orange with black roof; and white with orange roof Dubai, United Arab Emirates: March 19, 2019 –   Nissan has made the award-winning Nissan KICKS even more distinctive for Middle East customers and enthusiasts, with the introduction of three new Dual Tone options. Customers now have the freedom to choose the colours for their favourite Nissan KICKS that match their expectations and define their individuality. There are three bold colour options to choose from: grey with orange roof; orange with black roof; or white with orange roof – all assured to stand out and add to the personality and p ......read more

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (CTVS) and Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) will now be available at Zulekha Hospital Dubai Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) represent 30% of deaths in the UAE, according to The World Health Organization Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 March, 2019:   Following the opening of Zulekha Hospital Dubai’s new facility this year, the healthcare group has announced the addition of an open heart center at the new facility. The Cardiac Center of Excellence now offers comprehensive end-to-end cardiac care and is equipped to facilitate high-risk treatments.    According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Cardiovascula ......read more

Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2019:  Global chemical mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in 2019 is expected to pull back slightly from 2018 levels against a backdrop of uncertainty—rising interest rates, trade tensions, and slowing economic growth. Despite a potential decrease in M&A deal volume, Deloitte Global’s 2019 chemical industry mergers and acquisitions outlook predicts that there will still be a robust market for M&A in the industry. Global M&A volume reached 600 deals in 2018, a decline of 5 percent compared to 2017, but total M&A value was still higher than in each of the years from 2010 to 2013. After a slow first quarter, deal volume increase ......read more

Dubai, March 19, 2019:   His Excellency Humaid Al Qatami, Director General of Dubai Health Authority (DHA), has honoured ZAJEL, the UAE’s leading provider of courier and parcel delivery services, in recognition of its role as a strategic partner in the health services sector and its continued support for the development of Sheryan, Dubai’s online health licensing system for all healthcare professionals and facilities. Khawla Kabanji, CEO of ZAJEL, expressed her deep appreciation for the recognition for the fastest growing courier company and said it would motivate it and its employees to make even more efforts to enhance the level of its services. ...read more

19 March 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE:  LuLu, the largest hypermarket chain in the region, launched its annual British food festival “Food is Great Britain: Truly British, Truly Delicious”. The week-long fest highlights a wide variety of food products imported from the UK, which is available at great discounts from 18th to 26th March 2019.  The launch event was inaugurated by H.E Patrick Moody, British Ambassador to the UAE, at LuLu Hypermarket at World Trade Center, Abu Dhabi, in the presence of LuLu Group Chairman and Managing Director Yusuff Ali M.A, other top officials, and government authorities.  Speaking on the occasion, Yusuff Ali M.A said: “For over tw ......read more

The 200-bed tertiary-care speciality and sub-speciality facility to be the biggest hospital in the emirate, with covered area spanning over 41,062 square meters    March 19th, 2019; Ajman, UAE: Saudi German Hospitals Group – one of the largest private hospital groups in the MENA region – has announced their world class, state-of-the-art, Dhs300 million worth healthcare facility in Ajman. The tertiary-care speciality and sub-speciality facility will be the biggest hospital in Ajman, designed to cater to the growing population across all northern emirates, while offering a wide range of medical services. Spanning over 41,062 square meters, the 200-bed hospital will comm ......read more

Words by Medy Navani, CEO and founder of Design Haus Medy March 19, 2019 - Dubai, UAE The notorious job search can almost feel like a job in itself. With so many qualified contenders battling their way to obtain work in their dream career and the current slump in the job market, it can be difficult to get a foot in the door. Sometimes what it takes is a unique approach in order to increase your chances and land that job interview. Here, Medy Navani, Founder and Creative Director of Design Haus Medy provides his top tactics to apply for a job. 1. Use your network No one knows you better than those within your network. Although some can find it difficult to ask for help, if you are c ......read more

Dubai, UAE; March 19, 2019: As part of its commitment towards human capital development, ENOC Group will offer over 200 job opportunities across upstream, downstream and corporate divisions within the Group to UAE nationals. These rewarding career opportunities will be showcased by the Group at the UAE Career Fair, to be held from March 19 to 21 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. ENOC is recruiting young talented Emirati nationals in the energy sector in specialisations including chemical, mechanical and electrical engineering, sales, marketing and business development and the legal field, to support the Group’s growth strategy.  His Excellency Saif Humaid Al Falasi, Group ......read more

Warm Up & Run and Yoga Flow workouts back by popular demand on Saturday, 23 March    Dubai, 19 March 2019:   Golden Mile Galleria on Palm Jumeirah is hosting the second edition of its free Run & Flo fitness event following a tremendous response to the first session last month.   Over 100 fitness enthusiasts and their friends and families participated in the first Run & Flo last month, guided by triathletes, fitness experts and yoga gurus. The next event is on 23 March, with another session planned for April.     Held on the terraces of Golden Mile Galleria Building 8, adjacent to Al Ittihad Park, the event features Warm Up ......read more

EXCS luxury car show to host regional debut of 2019 CT6 with 3.6L powerplant Cadillac SUV lineup led by the all-new XT4 to complement the brand’s premium model display Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2019:  Middle East – Cadillac revealed the new 2019 CT6 for the first time in the Middle East at this year’s EXCS luxury car show (14-17 March) The luxury car brand showcased its flagship facelifted sedan model alongside the new XT4 compact SUV, the XT5 mid-size SUV and the 2019 Escalade full-size SUV.   Making its regional debut on the exhibition’s Cadillac stand at the Hilton Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, the new 2019 CT6 incorporates the brand’s new &ldqu ......read more

‘End the everyday drama’ wins multiple awards for its unique concept and creativity Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2019:  In the recently held Dubai Lynx Awards 2019, IKEA took home four awards for its unique and creative campaign “End the everyday drama” where the region’s favorite Swedish home furnishing retailer demonstrated how small, niggling annoyances can upset our daily routine and quickly turn melodramatic.  The series was applauded at the 2019 Dubai Lynx Awards, one of the most coveted awards in the region for creative excellence. Judged by a jury consisting of the best in the industry, Lynx awards acknowledges and awards agencies for their most ......read more

All mothers pay only AED50 to enter MOTIONGATE™ Dubai Dubai, 19 March 2019:   MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, the largest Hollywood-inspired theme park in the Middle East, part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region, is calling all hero moms to enjoy over 27 thrilling rides and attractions at Dubai Parks and Resorts this Mother’s Day for just AED 50. All moms, including adventure-seekers, foodies, adventure enthusiasts, adrenaline junkies and movie buffs, brace yourselves for an unforgettable day filled with thrills! MOTIONGATE™ Dubai features key rides and attractions inspired by 13 of Hollywood’s most memorable ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 19 March 2018 –   The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) has appointed Richa Goyal as the latest member of its UAE National Advisory Council (NAC).    The UAE NAC plays a vital role in advising the CISI on tackling issues pertinent to financial services practitioners in the country. It was formed to encourage and support growth in the profession, while keeping abreast of the national education agenda and local requirements for continuing professional development (CPD).   Richa’s appointment to the UAE NAC places her among Chartered members and high-ranking professionals on the Board. She is currently the Chi ......read more

Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2019:  Celebrate Easter in style with Marks & Spencer’s luxurious chocolate eggs and delicious hot cross buns. Choose from the mouth-watering 1 kg Swiss Chocolate Bennet Bunny, the all-time favourite Caramel Eggs or the Made Without Dairy Dark Chocolate Egg, there’s something to satisfy any sweet tooth.  But it’s not just about the eggs this Easter. Marks & Spencer’s range of hot cross buns are some of its most tempting yet. From the famous Luxury Hot Cross Buns, filled with plump raisins and spices, to a gluten free alternative packed with orange soaked mixed vine fruits, orange peel and ground spices and fruity flavours lik ......read more

Microsoft Rises from 5th to 2nd Place, with du and Etisalat in 9th and 10th Place Respectively   Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2019:  The technology & telecom industry in UAE has maintained its rank as #2 among 15 industries researched for the third year in a row in MBLM's Brand Intimacy 2019 Study. Microsoft has demonstrated the strongest growth in the industry, rising to #2 this year from #5 in 2018 and #8 in 2017. Meanwhile, despite a decrease in its overall Brand Intimacy Quotient (BIQ), Apple still ranks #1 in the industry and overall in the Brand Intimacy Study.    Brand Intimacy is defined as the emotional science that measures the bonds we form with th ......read more

Transform or Die! Dubai, UAE, 19 March 2019:  A recent study published in partnership with The Retail Leaders Circle MENA, showed that digital transformation is the biggest focus for Retail CEOs in the GCC. With the emergence of e-commerce, reduced consumer spending and new malls opening every quarter, it has never been more important for brands and mall operators to capture the attention and spending power of the modern consumer.   The 5th Edition of the Retail Leaders Circle MENA Summit returns to Dubai on 25th-26th March at the Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeriah Beach to provide a platform for the region’s thought leaders to discuss the future of the retail a ......read more

Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2019:  Hucklebones creates beautiful clothing for girls aged three months to twelve years with an iconic style that is clean, feminine and sophisticated. Every garment is created meticulously, with close attention to perfect tailoring, cut and details. The key to all Hucklebones designs is to reflect on timeless classic styles whilst incorporating upcoming trends.  Each season offers new, specially created prints that are designed 'in-house' from in house at London HQ. Fabrics are carefully sourced for their quality and uniqueness. Although natural fibres are integral to every collection, Hucklebones also works with state of the art modern blends th ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 19 March 2019:   When Gerald Mballe, 20-years-old, escaped his homeland for a better life, he never thought he would be representing his adopted nation at a global sporting event four years later.  This week, Mballe has been in the UAE playing for the Special Olympics Italy Football 7-a-side team as a Unified Partner at Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019. Back in October 2014, a teenage Mballe fled the place he called home after war quickly escalated. His journey saw him cross the borders of Niger, Libya and Algeria before he was rescued on a boat by Italian authorities on 1 November 2015 – more than a year after he first set off. Despite a ......read more

Refinitiv MENA Regulatory Summit Debates Impacts of Global Regulatory Change in response to financial crime MENA Financial Crime Survey reports 44 % of respondents have fallen victim to financial crime in the past five years, while 87% expect their technology to develop over the next two years Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2019:   Refinitiv held today the 13th MENA Regulatory Summit in partnership with the Union of Arab Banks and the MENA Financial Crime Compliance Group. More than 40 panellists debated the global regulatory landscape and its influence on the MENA region, including financial crime risk, de-risking, financial inclusion and the digital revolution in financial ......read more

Dubai, UAE 19, March 2019: Some of the biggest names in the world of music will perform at the spectacular Closing Ceremony for Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019. Taking place at Zayed Sports City on Thursday evening, the event will see regional superstars Rashed Al Majed, Waleed Al Shami and Hamad Al Ameri entertain a crowd of thousands at the landmark stadium.                                                                                        The Closing C ......read more

Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2019:   Abu Dhabi Airports will conduct a full scale emergency exercise at Abu Dhabi International Airport Wednesday 20th March 2019, in accordance with Civil Aviation regulations issued by the General Civil Aviation Authority, and in compliance with standards and recommendations as stipulated by the International Civil Aviation Organization.  The simulation exercise will be conducted in coordination and support of Abu Dhabi Aviation.   The full scale emergency simulation at Abu Dhabi International Airport will measure the preparedness, emergency response capabilities, implementation of strategies by all participating agencies and assess Abu Dha ......read more

Dr. Hussein Al Rand: Medical fitness examination for residency purposes falls within the top prioritized services    UAE, Dubai, March 19, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention is very keen to upgrade all medical services provided to the public. The residence-visa medical check-up, which falls within the ministry’s priorities, are being developed day after day to immunize the society against infectious diseases, speed up medical examinations procedures with high accuracy and help obtain the residence-visa swiftly and ensure the happiness of the community members using innovative and leading work mechanisms. The Medical examination centres for Residency offer a wid ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 19 March 2019:   The Special Olympics UAE Football team continued its impressive winning streak by beating Korea in the team’s opening match of the second round 11-a-side football competition. The UAE put on a dominant display to win 3-0 in front of home fans at Zayed Sports City. After a goalless first half, Abdullah Peerak opened the scoring in the 48th minute, before doubling the lead in the 54th minute. Khaled Al-Mazmi scored a further two goals with the final goal of the game hitting the back of the net in the 55th minute. It was the UAE’s third consecutive triumph in a row at the competition. The team previously beat Jamaica 4-1 and South Af ......read more

Show her that you care with a collection of timeless scents  Dubai, UAE, 19 March, 2019:   With Mother's Day around the corner; treat the most special woman in your life to an exquisite collection of fine fragrances from homegrown luxury fragrance brand Sawalef Perfumes. The prized perfumer is launching three classic fragrance and bakhoor sets specially for Mother’s Day, including the Sawalef Private, Sawalef Perfume and Sawalef Almajles Set.   Sawalef Private Set: This box holds scents to compliment the strong personality of the wearer and the entire set is encased in white leather and lined with exquisite velvet saffron. The Sawalef Private ......read more

Dubai, UAE 19 March 2019:  There’ll be plenty of smiles in the Henaghan household when Team Great Britain Special Olympics judo athletes Daniel and Denise bring their medals home. Daniel and his younger sister, Denise, won gold and bronze respectively in their judo division competition held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC). Sixteen-year-old Denise was awarded her medal on the first day of the judo competition, with older brother Daniel, 17, winning his on day four of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019. “Being here in Abu Dhabi has been such a positive experience and such a great culture shock,” said Daniel, 17, who lives in New ......read more

Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2019:  Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and if you haven’t checked off fast-racking your way to your mother’s love, it’s time to grease the wheels- we’ve got you covered!     Sure, chocolate and flowers may be a thoughtful cliché, but no gift shows more gratitude to the strenuous full-time job of motherhood as much as one that says: “Here’s some me time, pamper yourself”.      Here’s the curated round-up from essence:   Most moms can barely manage a full 8 hours of sleep; hence, the camouflage matte concealer is their secret weapon amongst an arsenal of be ......read more

• Schneider Electric executives collaborate with other sustainability leaders on how to deliver tangible actions on the most pressing global sustainability challenges   • Company demonstrated how low carbon economy can be a reality now including business and the most vulnerable population alike    Dubai, March 18, 2019 – Almost 4 years after the adoption of the Paris Agreement, President of France Emmanuel Macron organized on March 14th in Nairobi (Kenya) the first regional edition of the One Planet Summit, co-chaired with Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, the President of the Republic of Kenya. This High-Level session gathered Heads of State and Ministers hea ......read more

The first phase includes the ‘Dubai Creek: Birth of a City’ pavilion and the Perfume House The Museum is a key tourist attraction that helps raise Dubai’s historic and cultural significance Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 March 2018:   Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts, heritage, and literature, announced that Al Shindagha Museum opens its doors to visitors in Q1 2019. The museum represents the first phase of the ambitious Dubai Historical District (DHD) project and was developed in collaboration between Dubai Culture which will manage the museum’s content and operations, Duba ......read more

Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2019:  “Empowering national youth is our goal” is the logo and vision that embedded Dubai Customs’ efforts in recruiting and attracting Emirati university graduates to work with them. With this logo Dubai Customs is taking part in the UAE Career Fair 2019 with more focus on the people of determination (special needs) segment. A total of 60 vacancies will be dedicated for the people of determination.  “We adhere to the ten commandments of governance released by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai ” said Mohammed Al Ghaffari, Director of HR Department at Dubai C ......read more

March 18, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: In a world increasingly defined by speed, life can get pretty intense. Fast connections, short turnaround times, urgent deadlines.  A constant race against the clock. Time becomes just another commodity in limited supply. The BOSS Intensity collection puts time firmly back in the hands of those who value it most with a series of modern and masculine chronograph watches featuring a prominent bezel that enables the time to be read easily and precisely.  For those whose life is not defined by the clock, LumiNova details on the hands and indexes also ensure visibility whatever the time of day or night. Crown protection, stylish subdials, and a date ......read more

March 18, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) has revealed positive indicators on the economic growth in the Emirate of Sharjah despite the global and regional business environment challenges.  The chamber said: “The beginning of the year 2019 witnessed a remarkable growth in terms of the number of the new memberships, certificates of origin and transactions. The matter that reflects the investor confidence in the investment environment in the Emirate of Sharjah, as well as the rewarding opportunities availed by the Emirate for the working companies in it.” Sharjah Chamber stated that January 2019 recorded a growth of 28% in the numb ......read more

March 18, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Emirati National Road Race and Time Trial Champion, Yousif Mirza, and team mate Kristijan Durasek took time out from their UCI WorldTour schedule to visit Abu Dhabi and lend their support to First Abu Dhabi Bank’s partnership with the Special Olympics World Games. The duo attended the finals of the Men’s 10km Road Race at Yas Marina Circuit and met with members of the UAE Special Olympics Cycling Squad. Mirza and Durasek – who are no strangers to the challenging cycling conditions that the riders have faced this week – provided advice and encouragement to the team and also congratulated a number of the riders on their medal winning ac ......read more

Launches new “Technologist” programme for national school graduates Dubai, U.A.E., 18th March 2019: The Emirates Group is once again gearing up for Careers UAE 2019, offering diverse career opportunities for UAE nationals at the three-day exhibition. This year, the Group will reveal a new programme, targeting national school graduates who aspire to be part of the exciting world of applied Technology. The programme, dubbed ‘the Technologists’, will consist of four years of academic education and two years of on-job training, providing students with a solid training and exposure to the wide spectrum of technologies and technical capabilities. Upon completing the p ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 18 March 2019:   Emirates Glass, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC and one of the largest processors of flat architectural glass in the Middle East, hosted the annual International Architectural Glass Conference at Dubai Investments House, an open forum of dialogue and discussion that gave glass professionals insight into a number of important industry topics including lessons from the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy, security glazing, and acoustic glazing. The all-day event, held in cooperation with the Glass and Glazing Federation MENA region (GGF), brought together industry experts and speakers from a range of international firms from the US, UK, Europe and the r ......read more

Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2019:  The current generation is growing up in a world where every aspect of their communication, entertainment, social activities, and both their private and school lives are entwined with technology.  In recent years coding has been the buzz word on everyone's lips as “groundbreaking” innovation in school curriculums. What coding does, and more specifically learning to code, is enable individuals in some capacities to speak another language, which can result in an increased ability to think outside the box and handle complex challenges whilst being creative.  Although coding can be deemed as a useful tool, far too much emphasis has ......read more

‘More than Paper’ theme at three-day exhibition underlined by growing product portfolio, value-added special features  Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2019:   Paperworld Middle East, the region’s largest international trade fair for stationery, paper, gifts and office supplies, opened today (18 March) in Dubai, featuring 305 exhibitors from 42 countries. Running for three days at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, the annual showcase was opened by H. E. Butti Saeed Al Ghandi, Second Vice-Chairman of the Dubai World Trade Centre. With a new ‘More than Paper’ theme for 2019 and beyond, the 9th edition of Paperworld Middle East ......read more

A panel discussion also discussed the significance of the partners’ relationship, success to date, and the Kingdom’s future goals in digital transformation March 18, 2019:  Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, joined the Saudi-Chinese Investment Forum to share its success stories and future goals to drive the Kingdom’s digital transformation through Chinese investment. The one-day event, supported by HRH Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, was hosted in collaboration Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority and the International Cooperation Ce ......read more

The team had stopovers in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Khorfakkan, Fujairah, Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah as part of their country-wide itinerary Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2019:  Following the success of its expedition in Africa, TOYOTA’s GAZOO Racing arrived in the UAE for the final stage of its 5 Continents Drive project in Asia, which started in the Middle East. As part of the itinerary, the team had stopovers in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Khorfakkan, Fujairah, Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah.  The 5 Continents Drive was introduced to help everyone at Toyota to develop vehicles that excite the company’s customers and exceed their expectations. The seven-year project of unparalleled scal ......read more

25 examples worldwide  Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2019:  As masters of the luxuriously Bespoke, Rolls-Royce have showcased the most recent interpretation of their motoring finesse and expertise in the shape of the latest, Bespoke Phantom Tranquillity. This Collection is strictly limited to just 25 examples worldwide and available as both Phantom and Phantom Extended Wheelbase, which discerning collectors have already purchased.   The reveal at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show comes alongside the release of a beautifully filmed video interview with Matt Danton, the lead designer on Collection Cars.   Both the short film, and the Phantom Tranquillity motor car design, emb ......read more

The Spanish driver almost lost out in the rain soaked, action packed season finale of the local racing series, but still topped the leaderboard overall with a total of 248 points Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, March 18, 2019:   Yas Marina Circuit on Friday saw another outstanding day of local motorsport, as Spaniard Kepa Carmona sealed his victorious season in the TRD 86 Cup. Despite garnering 20 points from Race 1 and crashing out in the lead of Race 2, this was enough to boost Carmona’s overall season points tally to 248, putting him at the top of the final driver standings for Season 5 of the single-make local racing championship. Beating fellow Gold Class competi ......read more

Bawabat Al Sharq Mall celebrates Mother's Day Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2019:  Bawabat Al Sharq Mall, Abu Dhabi's premier family shopping and leisure destination, celebrates this year's Mother's Day with a difference.  Titled "Gift your Mom the brightest surprise this Mother's Day" the 8-day celebrations will put to test the creative skills of children of the shoppers visiting the mall.  They get chances to design a Mother's Day greeting card for their mothers. Every card design entitles the child for a raffle draw coupon. The winner gets a diamond set for his or her mother as the grand surprise.   The card design competition ......read more

Collections to launch as a celebration for Ramadan Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2019:  Starting a new trend with first of many Regional Designer collaborations to come from Splash, the high-street Retailer will be launching limited edition lines throughout the year. With an aim to provide designer fashion at affordable price points, the first four designers under this collaboration our Essa Walla, Aiisha Ramadan, Ken Ferns and Nina Zandnia. All four Designers will be showcasing their lines at the Splash Spring Summer’19 fashion show on April 12 and the collection for Nina Zandnia & Essa Walla will be in-store for Ramadan to shop. Adding to this line-up will be Ken Ferns & Aiis ......read more

Words by Ujjwal Goel, Managing Director of La Sorogeeka Associates and Teraciel Group Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2019:  Words such as “elite”, “luxury”, and “innovation” are used frequently when describing the Middle East, with these ideals sewn into the very fabric of the culture and firmly resonating in the design language of the region. With its tireless quest for excellence, the ambition and ability to aim for the “biggest, largest, first, and only” projects have allowed the region to become the frontrunner in fuelling design and innovation in real estate and infrastructure. Seen through architectural marvels such as the Burj Khalifa and ......read more

Byline: Brendyn Monsorate, Bilal Hafeez and Christopher Swaminathan – three people of determination who are working as part of the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 press office.  Dubai, UAE, 18 March 2019:   Athletes from Papua New Guinea (PNG) enjoyed a clean sweep of medals at Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.     The sportsmen and women from the tiny Pacific Island nation made their presence felt after winning gold, silver and bronze in the shot-put competitions at the Dubai Police Stadium.    Sixteen-year-old Judy Jubilee Moi won a gold medal, with Grace Dindillo, 22, taking a silver in her contest, and 26-year-ol ......read more

Opportunity to represent the UAE at the World Cosplay Summit 2019 Championship Finals in Japan.  UAE-based cosplayers reveal the story behind their transformation into characters of films, books, comics and video games. Alodia Gosiengfiao – cosplay star from the Philippines confirmed to attend MEFCC as Cosplay Judge. Dubai, UAE, 18th March 2019:   Dubai will soon set the stage for the ultimate showdown between fictional heroes and villains as the UAE edition of the World Cosplay Summit swoops into town.    Cosplay (literally costume-play) is the art of portraying a fictional character from a film, comic book, video game, anime (Japanese anima ......read more

Enjoy six of the best every Thursday at Dubai’s new waterfront destination  Dubai, UAE,  18 March 2019:   Enjoy a lively girls’ night out with a twist at The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah – Dubai’s dynamic new waterfront dining, entertainment and leisure destination. Ladies, go restaurant hopping with the girls and sample an array of distinct cuisines, complimentary drinks and dining discounts every Thursday until 30 April.  Hop across six unique venues – Seafood Kitchen, Asian District, Fitzroy, Fat Chow, La Palapa and Mama Pho – and enjoy four complimentary drinks and 25 per cent off food per person at each restaurant from 8pm.&n ......read more

March 18, 2019; Dubai, United Arab Emirates:  TNA – a leading global supplier of integrated food processing and packaging solutions – successfully held the opening ceremony for its Middle East operations at DAFZA Industrial Park. The official opening ceremony was held at the new headquarters, in the presence of Nasser Al Madani Assistant Director General, Dubai Airport Freezone Authority, Mukul Shukla General Manager MENA & India, TNA and Nadia Taylor, director and co-founder, TNA, along with DAFZA and TNA senior executives and senior dignitaries. The new facility will allow TNA MENA to offer a range of after-market services to customers in the region, including enhan ......read more

Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2019:  A special gift for a special woman: say it with flowers this Mother’s Day with a striking bouquet, layered over a shimmering metallic dial. These limited edition styles are the perfect way to brighten up her day! This gift set from Olivia Burton is priced at AED 895 is available across Hour Choice stores in the UAE and online. ...read more

Dubai, UAE, March 17, 2019:  Who wouldn’t want to know the secret to celebrities’ youthful looking skin? The good news is, Kylie Minogue has recently revealed one of her beauty secrets to us during an episode of Beauty Full Lives podcast hosted by journalist Madeleine Spencer.  The pop star who has been included on lists of the world’s most beautiful women has recently celebrated her 50th birthday attributed her eternal glow to using the Rose Diamond Cream from The Organic Pharmacy in her skincare routine, describing it as nice and rich in texture.  The Rose Diamond cream is made from the world’s most lavish and natural ingredients, which instantly p ......read more

New look and feel, smaller footprint for latest high-yield A4 RIPS devices Dubai, UAE; 17 March 2019:   Epson has announced the launch of two new WorkForce Pro A4 RIPS models (Replaceable Ink Pack System), building on the success of the WF-C5000 series A4 business inkjet printers launched earlier. The 4-in-1 WF-C579RDTWFand single-function WF-C529RDTWprinters help increase productivity in the workplace and reduce environmental impact. They bring a very low total cost of ownership to businesses with high monthly print volume needs, making them ideal for managed print service contracts. A 60ipm single-pass duplex ADF scanner places the multifunction model at the high end of its bu ......read more

Dubai, UAE, March 17, 2019:  These timepieces from COACH's Park collection, named for the glamorous New York City street, the Park watch is an elegant style perfect for day or night.    The various case finishes are set with Swarovski® crystals and showcase an intricate dial design in Mother of Pearl.   Case Size available in 26mm / 34 mm.  Quartz Movement. 3H.  Stainless-steel / plated cases. Swarovski® Crystals. Water resistant 99 feet. Two-year limited warranty. Manufactured by Movado.    Coach Time Piece – Defining modern luxury. Approaching design with a modern vision, authenticity innovation. The Coach Park collection i ......read more

HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum: The agreement supports the 50 Year Charter in creating the first virtual commercial zone in the region Sultan bin Sulayem: We follow the directives of our wise leadership in developing initiatives to facilitate business activities and maintain economic growth Dr Mohammed Al Zarooni: The Virtual Stock Guarantee provides more cash flexibility to different companies and licensed customs warehouses within the free zones More than 18,000 Free Zone companies and 37 customs warehouses can benefit from the initiative Dubai United Arab Emirates, 17 March 2019:   Following the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum ......read more

Innovative technologies in LG’s refrigerators and ovens offer GCC residents convenient, time-saving solutions to lead healthier and more productive lifestyles Dubai, UAE: 17 March 2019 –   In the UAE and wider GCC area, residents are realizing the benefits of switching towards healthier lifestyles, aiming to incorporate more exercise and home-cooked meals into their daily routines. Helping families achieve their health goals is LG’s focus, offering a range of smart kitchen appliances that combine convenience with performance to help people eat healthy, stay fit and be more productive. LG’s range of smart kitchen solutions features a variety of connecte ......read more

Visa’s partnership with Starbucks and Hardee’s entitles Visa cardholders in KSA and UAE to upsize their orders for free when paying with Apple Pay  17 March 2019:   Visa (NYSE:V), the world’s leader in digital payments, today announced partnerships with Starbucks and Hardee’s to accelerate the use and adoption of Apple Pay in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. With Apple Pay, Visa cardholders and iPhone users can make instant payments using their phone via app or on web.  As part of Visa’s partnership with Starbucks, the world leading coffee chain and Hardee’s, one of the world’s most popular food and beve ......read more

Cumulative saving of 1,160 Mega Watt electricity Dubai, UAE, 17 March 2019: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has achieved total electricity savings of 1160 MW, worth AED 3 billion, in 2018 “As per its vision, Empower adopts an integrated strategy that contributes in raising customers awareness about conservation of energy. We thrive to reduce energy consumption and protect the environment and the natural resources, through our energy efficient district cooling services. This, in turn, supports the sustainable development and the green economy in the UAE and helps to achieve Dubai Clean Energy Str ......read more

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