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United Arab Emirates -  November 18, 2020:   As The Undertaker prepares to say goodbye to WWE, Tyson Fury has paid tribute to the Deadman with a post on social media thanking him for the wonderful memories he has created for fans during a stellar 30-year career.. The upcoming Survivor Series, which takes place on Monday 23 November (... Read more
• Enjoy New Breakfast Combo Offer at All-Day Eatery in Dubai Marina Mall• Al Fresco Dining on the EETEN Outdoor Terrace is a Must-Do  United Arab Emirates -  November 17, 2020:   Already hugely popular with those who live and work in the vicinity thanks to its all-day breakfast promise, EETEN Urban Kitchen, which ... Read more
United Arab Emirates -  November 17, 2020:   When the Galaxy Z Fold2 5G was released not long ago, Samsung enthusiasts across the region were excited to explore the many different capabilities of the Galaxy Fold's latest iteration. Following the success of its predecessor, expectations were quite rightly high. At Samsung, we... Read more
Al Maya Welcomes H.E. Mr. Sekiguchi Noboru, Consul General, Consulate General of Japan in DubaiAccording JETRO, Japan’s food exports to the UAE were valued at over US$70 million in 2017.. United Arab Emirates -  November 17, 2020:   H.E. Mr. Sekiguchi Noboru, has just taken over as the Consul General, Consulate General of Japan... Read more
• Prestigious European motoring jury awards Pivi Pro the SMARTBEST award for best connected technologies• Pivi Pro is faster, more intuitive and always connected• Download Software-Over-The-Air (SOTA), stream music and connect to apps without compromise• Connect two smart phones at once so driver and passenger can enjoy hands-fr... Read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17th November 2020:  There’s still time to take on a new challenge and register to take part in Jeep Tough Mudder this weekend in the adventure Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah! Taking place on Friday 20th November on the picturesque island of Mina Al Arab, the last remaining tickets to both the Classic Tough M... Read more
Abu Dhabi - November 17, 2020:  The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) is partnering with the global utility company ENGIE who is sponsoring the launch of the first phase of the “Blue Carbon” Environmental and Social Responsibility project that uses drone technology to help in rehabilitating areas of Abu Dhabi’s mangr... Read more
HE Mattar Al Tayer said: “The Government of Dubai strives to provide the necessary support for this sector in a way that sees the continuation of its success” HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren said: “This year's edition of Cityscape represents the culmination of efforts set by Dubai’s leadership… and will provide a stro... Read more
• Implementation will improve access to reliable, efficient, and sustainable electricity• Will incorporate renewable energy resources • Aims to develop Afghanistan as a central Asian energy hub United Arab Emirates -  November 17, 2020:   Siemens Energy has signed a multi-phase agreement with Afghanistan to e... Read more
• On occasion of World Diabetes Day, the Diabetes Awareness Week is being launched from 17th November onwards in UAE where people can avail HbA1c tests for diabetes free-of-cost at any Aster Hospitals & Clinics and Medcare Hospitals & Medical Centres across the country • In addition to the free 9000 tests worth AED 2 million,... Read more
 Dubai CommerCity and Hellmann Worldwide Logistics sign strategic agreement to support future growth of e-commerce  United Arab Emirates -  November 16, 2020:   Dubai CommerCity, the region's first dedicated e-commerce free zone has signed an agreement with Hellmann Worldwide Logistics to manage and operate a share... Read more
Feel it! United Arab Emirates -  November 16, 2020:    A flawless physique and looks that can drive others to distraction. The new Rado Captain Cook in bronze and high-tech ceramic lives up to its billing. This is a strong look in a muscular watch, created by combining the oldest man-made material with a modern materials marvel.... Read more
New additions feature iconic locations and timeless eras; Samsung’s Art Store now boasts over 1,400 works United Arab Emirates -  November 16, 2020:  Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. in collaboration with photography agency Magnum Photos, announced the release of 20 new photographs on The Frame, available exclusively through ... Read more
New additions feature iconic locations and timeless eras; Samsung’s Art Store now boasts over 1,400 works United Arab Emirates -  November 16, 2020:  Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. in collaboration with photography agency Magnum Photos, announced the release of 20 new photographs on The Frame, available exclusively through ... Read more
 

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United Arab Emirates -  December 02, 2020:  Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management (ADMM) can confirm that we will be very proud to welcome UAE frontline heroes to Yas Marina Circuit for the Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2020.   We will be holding the showpiece event completely in line with the UAE’s global leading Covid-19 public safety precautions – but we are determined to show our appreciation to frontline heroes at this time.   A total of 200 heroes will be present at Yas Marina Circuit on each day of the Grand Prix and will watch all the action from Abu Dhabi Hill, which will this year be renamed Frontline Heroes Hill.   ...read more

Guests will be able to experience the magic of movies on the snow-laden slopes of Ski Dubai   United Arab Emirates -  December 02, 2020:   Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, is excited to announce the launch of the region’s first cinema in the snow, which will allow guests to enjoy a hugely unique big screen experience in the desert surrounded by real snow. Snow Cinema is a collaboration between VOX Cinemas and Ski Dubai and is proudly supported by Dettol. From 11 December until the end of February, guests can snuggle up and get cosy while enjoying the magic of movies ......read more

As a tradition, the retail pioneer hoists the National Flag at half-mast in all of its 19 branches and malls to honor the sacrifices of the Martyrs United Arab Emirates -  November 30, 2020:   Union Coop – the largest Consumer Coop in the UAE honored the anniversary of Commemoration day, an expression of pride in the eternal sacrifices of the UAE’s martyrs in the memory of the nation, as flags were set back in all of its 19 branches and malls.  On the occasion, H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop said: - “Commemoration Day is a fresh memory for us which is mixed with the spirit of sacrifice and giving, which also indicates the ......read more

The recognition by CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) is in accordance with Aster DM Healthcare’s efforts to deploy ethical practices matching global standards across Aster DM Healthcare’s network in 7 countries. United Arab Emirates -  November 30, 2020:    Aster DM Healthcare has received the CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) Corporate Procurement and Supply Kite Mark certificate as a recognition for its achievement in ethical procurement.  Aster DM Healthcare is one of the few companies in UAE to be awarded with this recognition. The achievement recognizes Aster’s stringent efforts to ensure excellenc ......read more

• Jaguar Racing reveal their new Jaguar I-TYPE 5 electric race car with state-of-the-art in-house powertrain • Winning driver line-up of Sam Bird and Mitch Evans will push for points in season seven of the all-electric series  • Jaguar once again competes in an Official World Championship as the ABB FIA Formula E electric series will start season seven with its new status • Leading materials science company, Dow, joins the Jaguar Racing team as an Official Partner  • The Jaguar Racing Formula E Team will be dressed in custom Polo Ralph Lauren packable quilted jackets created from recycled nylon and polyester fabrics • Jaguar continues it ......read more

30 November 2020:  In honour of Martyr’s Day, Emirates Post Group issues commemorative Wahat Al Karama stamps. The design of the Wahat Al Karama commemorative stamps features the Martyr’s monument in the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi, and has been created to remember and recognize the nation’s honorable heroes for their sacrifices as well as the loyalty and dedication of our community in the UAE.  HE Abdulla M. Alashram, Group CEO of Emirates Post Group, stated: “Wahat Al Karama is a tribute to our brave heroes, the devotion of the UAE people and the nation’s core values. It reflects the unity between our leaders and the people, and the common aim of build ......read more

FX6 Combines the Best of Sony’s Industry-leading Digital Cinema Technology with Advanced Imaging Features from Alpha™ Mirrorless Cameras     ILME-FX6V with SEL24105G     • 4K 10.2 megapixel full-frame back-illuminated CMOS Exmor R™ sensor  • Compact and lightweight body design for on-the-go shooting • Ultra-high sensitivity with ISO expandable to 409,600 for very low light conditions • 15+ stops of dynamic range   • S-CinetoneTM look profile, also used in FX9 and inspired by VENICE colourimetry • BIONZ XR™ image processing engine, first used in Alpha 7S III • Fast ......read more

The Award unveils the latest longlist, which includes nine novels and three poetic works   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 30 November 2020: The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced the Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) longlist for the ‘Literature’ category for its 15th edition, which comprises 12 titles from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Kuwait, Sudan and Iraq. The Literature category attracted 584 entries for the 2020/2021 Award, which represents a 33 percent increase compared to the previous edition.   The longlisted novels include: • An Taashaq Al-Hayat (To Love Life) by Alawiya Sobh f ......read more

• Non-stop flights to Abu Dhabi and beyond now from two gateways in China - Shanghai and Beijing  • Convenient connections from China to 20 destinations via Abu Dhabi  • From Wellness Ambassadors to inclusive COVID-19 global wellness insurance cover, Etihad is doing everything to provide a secure and hygienic environment across the entire guest journey    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways will commence another service from China, with flights from Beijing to Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates, from 7 December. The service will operate with a weekly flight using a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, featuring Etihad’s aw ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 November 2020:  Looking to make the year-end more special? Arabian Automobiles Company (AAC), the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Renault in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has launched an exceptional year-end campaign across its line-up* to help you wrap this year in style. Be spoilt for choice courtesy the incomparable 0% interest rate and free insurance* on new purchases until 17th December.  Have your eyes on a sedan this season? Starting at AED 21, you can also own a new Symbol that will get you driving with your choice of technology to define your experience and reflect your personali ......read more

DCT Abu Dhabi and Alef Education collaborate to exchange knowledge and promote Artificial Intelligence techniques in developing educational experiences in schools Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 30 November, 2020: MAKTABA at the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced its collaboration with Alef Education, the Abu Dhabi-based global education technology company, to strengthen ties between the two institutions for the benefit of the education sector across the UAE.  Under the new collaboration, the winners of the Alef Education Award will participate in MAKTABA’s programmes and competitions, which include the Creative Reader competi ......read more

Dubai, November 30, 2020: Oman Insurance Company, one of the leading insurance providers in the Middle East, announced double-digit growth in Net Profit at AED 160.2 million in the third quarter of 2020, while having its solvency above 250% which is amongst the highest in the country. In addition, the company reported a customer satisfaction index of 88%, two points above 2019 average. Jean-Louis Laurent Josi, Chief Executive Officer at Oman Insurance, said, “Despite a challenging environment, all our key indicators are going in the right direction, thanks to the hard work of the teams. But we are particularly proud to see our customer satisfaction going continuously up. After 45 ye ......read more

JOIN US FOR THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS AT AL MAYA SUPERMARKETS United Arab Emirates -  November 30, 2020:   There are many ways to celebrate Christmas in the UAE, but it is common for many households to have decorated Christmas trees. Al Maya Supermarkets has made the task easier by offering a large number of products under one roof in the festive season of Christmas. All Al Maya Supermarkets are dressed up for the festive season with the best range of Christmas-themed offerings, from Christmas drapes to Yule logs, mince pies, festive wrapping paper to an exclusive range of imported confectionery and Christmas chocolates, decorations and the best offers. “Al Maya ......read more

World’s Fifth Largest Watchmaker To Open 30 Exclusive Outlets by 2023 United Arab Emirates -  November 30, 2020:    With the Dubai Shopping Festival having announced a welcome extension and the major long-term impetus that will be provided by Expo 2020, smart retailers like Titan Watches are capitalizing on this perfect window of opportunity. The world’s fifth largest watchmaker is expanding its footprint in the UAE with 10 exclusive Titan retail outlets across UAE before the end of the year. These outlets will be owned and operated by Titan’s subsidiary company based in Dubai – Titan Global Retail LLC (TGRL).  According to Aditya Kejri ......read more

• The region's first ‘Tap to Pay’ and QR-based mobile payment solution developed for the UAE residents from all walks of life    • This next-generation mobile payment ecosystem offers instant line of credit for a range of services and facilitate in-app and contactless lifestyle payment services.    • UAE residents can register with Empay, available on Google Play Store and iOS App Store, in just two minutes.    • Dubai Economic Department says the App is in line with our role as one of the major workforces towards a cashless economy.    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 30, 2020: The Emira ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  November 30, 2020:  PACE Education Group once again bolstered their social commitment and determination through the achievement of it’s consecutive 5th Guinness World Record on 29th November with the largest online video chain of people passing a flag to commemorate the 49th UAE National Day.  The attempt organized by the India International School, Sharjah under the theme – “Together with UAE” was initiated as an expression of respect, love, solidarity and standing together as a community with the nation of UAE during these trying times. As many as 3537 students belonging to 15 nationalities, parents and employees of IIS ......read more

o NABIDH aims to provide every patient in Dubai with an electronic medical file, which is accessible across all health facilities in Dubai- public and private. o Patient confidentiality and continuum of care are cornerstones of the project. o It provides doctors with a complete snapshot of every patient including reports, previous surgeries, allergies and medications in one place.     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29 November 2020: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) announced today the introduction of phase 1 of the  NABIDH initiative.    NABIDH( pulse) stands for Network & Analysis Backbone for Integrated Dubai Health. It is Dubai’s cutti ......read more

Costing AED 347 Million, this will be the third Mall from Union Coop besides Al Barsha and Etihad Mall United Arab Emirates -  November 29, 2020:    Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE, opened its 3rd Mall – ‘Al Warqa City Mall’ costing AED 347 Million and 578 thousand, covering a total area of 685 thousand and 112 sq. ft., with a construction cost of AED 373 per square ft. This comes as a part of Union Coop’s endeavor to achieve one of its most important strategic goals, which is planned expansion and increasing its outreach to serve the members of society and shareholders, as well as contribute to obtaining a unique shopping e ......read more

• Customers can scan items using their smartphone, pay and check out, with zero waiting time • Customers can benefit from a fully contactless shopping journey using Scan&Go   Dubai, UAE, November 29th  2020: Carrefour, operated by Majid Al Futtaim in the UAE, has launched Scan&Go Mobile, a feature allowing customers to use their smartphones to scan, bag purchases, and checkout completely on their own.    Using the MAF Carrefour mobile app, customers can scan the barcode of each product they would like to purchase as they shop, before making their way to a dedicated Scan&Go checkout area to process their payment — via a debit or c ......read more

The normalisation agreement between the United Arab Emirates and Israel is a great opportunity to find new friends and new collaborations in this area: Boaz Toshav   United Arab Emirates -  November 29, 2020:   Boaz Toshav, one of the owners and Board members of prestigious Israeli club Hapoel Tel Aviv, visited Dubai Sports Council to discuss mutual cooperation and investment opportunities. His Excellency Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council, received Toshav in the presence of Nasser Aman Al Rahma, Assistant Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council. Welcoming Toshav, His Excellency Saeed Hareb explained the role that the Council plays in pro ......read more

Event envisions future of legislative system with the participation of 74 Dubai government entities UAE, 29 November 2020: The second edition of ‘Legislative Week’ drew to a close amid widespread praise from leading experts and legal professionals working in government entities for the event’s contribution to enriching legal knowledge and spreading legislative awareness among the community. The event highlighted the importance of optimal investment in enhancing legal training and knowledge to develop and implement sustainable and balanced government legislation that is capable of supporting Dubai’s ambitious development plans. The event was organized online by t ......read more

H.E. Khalid Jasim Al Midfa: “We are committed to working together to develop and enhance the quality of tourism facilities in Sharjah and preserve historical edifices that reflect the emirate’s rich history” November 29, 2020- The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the UAE Youth Hostel Association and the Sharjah Archaeology Authority, with the aim of enhancing the guidelines, standards and mechanisms in managing youth hostels and improving the quality of services provided to the youth tourism sector while preserving the traditional houses of the emirate. The new initiative comes in lin ......read more

Continuing our mission to grow and strengthen the regional presence 29th November 2020 – Daikin, the leading global innovator and provider of advanced, high-quality air conditioning, heating, ventilation and refrigeration (HVAC-R) products and solutions for residential, commercial and industrial applications, has announced the appointment of Masaaki Miyatake as the new Daikin MEA Chairman and President. Miyatake joined Daikin as a sales engineer in Japan more than 30 years ago. Due to his exceptional abilities, he was promoted to Project Sales Manager. From Japan, he was transferred in 2017 to “Daikin Europe” in Belgium where he worked as the General Manager for the A ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  November 29, 2020:   I salute and congratulate the Visionary Rulers of UAE, on the 49th National Day for tackling the Covid 19 pandemic in the most efficacious manner, standing out as a shining example in the darkness around. While an unprecedented global crisis due to the Black Swan event brought the whole world to almost a standstill, this Oasis of peace and prosperity could turn the tide around and emerge victorious.  The year 2020 has been the most unprecedented   year that our generation has seen, bringing a crisis that can be compared only with the Spanish flu a century ago. The last one year saw the Novel Corona Virus infecting ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29 November 2020:  This year’s final 3 Day Super Sale (3DSS) shaped up to be a great celebration of Dubai’s world-famous shopping culture, with big names across the city’s retail sector coming together to deliver a great weekend of deals, promotions and entertainment.   Organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), 3DSS saw prices reduced by up to 90 per cent and a wide range of offers to entice shoppers to explore the city’s biggest and best malls.   DFRE has a strong, strategic partnership with Dubai’s retail sector and continues to play an important role in supporting this key economic driver thr ......read more

Dubai, 29 November 2020:  Dubai Municipality on Sunday launched the 14th Dubai International Food Safety Conference virtually under the slogan "Building resilient and sustainable food systems" which is  being held on 29th and 30th November 2020.  The Municipality has enriched the conference's agenda with a variety of seminars and discussion sessions, which highlight the most prominent solutions to food security challenges, as the Municipality is keen to ensure the achievement of the desired goals of the activities of this important global conference.  The conference seminars, which is being participated by a group of prominent international speakers, w ......read more

• In the spirit of UAE National Day, LOOTAH is giving fragrance-lovers an added AED 100 to enjoy with every AED 800 spent in stores across the UAE. • Order online at lootahperfumes.com and have your name engraved on your LOOTAH item, along with free delivery on every online purchase until 5th December. • Give your precious purchase the perfect finishing touch and take it home in beautiful UAE National Day packaging – available online and in stores. • Customers can also take advantage of special prices across the LOOTAH online store, from now until 5th December, in celebration of UAE National Day.    United Arab Emirates -  November 29, ......read more

National Geographic Abu Dhabi (NGAD) and Almarai Celebrate Ten Years of Unforgettable ‘Moments’ Abu Dhabi, UAE: National Geographic Abu Dhabi (NGAD) and Almarai are celebrating a decade of ‘Moments’, which has established itself as one of the largest photography competitions across the Middle East and North Africa. Launched in 2010 to nurture the region’s talented photographers and provide them a platform to showcase their creative work widely, the competition has attracted over 275,000 aspiring photographers to date and has been credited with changing the lives of dozens of winners, setting them on the path to professional growth.  Over the last ......read more

A-Kid has become the first Spanish WWE champion after defeating Trent Seven in the NXT UK Heritage Cup. United Arab Emirates -  November 29, 2020:    Since emerging on the NXT UK scene, Madrid-born Superstar A-Kid has quickly captured the interest of the WWE Universe as well as prominent competitors like the first-ever United Kingdom Champion, Tyler Bate. Win or lose, the up-and-comer has wasted little time bringing the fight to a number of high-profile opponents that include Trent Seven, Jordan Devlin and Bate himself. Hailing from one of the hardest-working neighborhoods of Madrid, A-Kid takes pride in representing his homeland as WWE’s first Spanish Supersta ......read more

Move aimed at equipping learners with essential knowledge and experience needed to anticipate future challenges November 28, 2020-- Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has announced the signing of a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Fakeeh University Hospital (FUH), allowing learners taking up their master's and bachelor's programs in healthcare to obtain essential training and practical experience in the field of healthcare management. The agreement is in line with HBMSU's commitment towards creating strategic partnerships under the 'Together we grow' principle, which aims to empower the youth with knowledge, experience and innovation, and effi ......read more

Sharjah, November 28, 2020:  The Friends of Breastfeeding Association of the Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah has marked the World Prematurity Day, which is observed on 17 November each year, to raise awareness about premature birth, the reasons behind the birth of premature babies, and the role of families in reducing complications associated with the birth of a premature baby. The activities included a virtual awareness workshop provided in Arabic and English languages and moderated by an elite of doctors and specialists. The workshop was attended by a number of mothers of premature babies and community members and touched on how to d ......read more

MoU aims to further develop legislative process and legal system to better serve business community UAE, 28 November 2020:  The General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee in the Emirate of Dubai (SLC) signed recently a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dubai Chamber. The MoU aims to enhance legal, institutional, and research cooperation; and to combine the capabilities of both parties to boost the legal system and contribute to the development of Dubai’s and the UAE’s legislative structure. The MoU was signed by H.E. Ahmad Saeed bin Meshar Al Muhairi, SLC Secretary General; and H.E. Hamad Mubarak Buamim, Director General of the Dubai Chamber of Comm ......read more

The port successfully defended its title for the 13th consecutive year with its consistent achievements Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 28, 2020:  DP World, UAE Region’s Mina Rashid bagged the award for the World’s Leading Cruise Port once again at the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2020. The award that is considered as a noteworthy accolade in the travel industry, included nominations of cruise ports from around the world. Mina Rashid has retained this coveted title for 13 successive years, since 2008. Over the years, owing to extensive development and significant upgrades, the port has become a preferred destination for cruise lines around the world. The port, that ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  November 28, 2020:  We are knocking on winter’s door, our tans are fading, and we are all aiming for a flawless airbrush-like complexion! “Be Flawless” Trend Edition by Instagram sensation Mina Al Sheikhly and essence will offer you literal skin perfection.   Just like every girl needs the perfect pair of basic “go to” jeans, this collection consists of high-quality basics that every girl will not let go of. Foundations, concealers and contouring palettes, you name it, “Be Flawless” Trend Edition has got it.     Let’s start off with our face hero duo, “soft touch mousse ......read more

● Dubai transforms into an expansive running arena to welcome more than 100,000 participants for the city’s biggest-ever fun run ● Runners of all ages shape their own routes across the city to celebrate the joys of running - from Jebel Ali to Jumeirah, Downtown to Dubai Creek   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 November 2020:  In a spectacle of true determination, the Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) 2020 united the whole community as more than 100,000 participants took to the streets for the city’s biggest fun run, the Dubai Run, presented by Mai Dubai. People of all ages, abilities and fitness levels walked, wheeled, jogged and ran along their own ......read more

- Successful demolition event marks significant step towards the revitalisation of iconic Mina Zayed -   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 28 November 2020: Modon Properties (Modon) today completed the successful demolition of Mina Plaza towers in Mina Zayed, Abu Dhabi. This momentous project was carried out in partnership with a leading demolition company with the highest international safety measures in place.  With a total of 144 floors, the four high rise towers were demolished in approximately 10 seconds through a controlled implosion using stable non-primary explosives of robust qualities and excellent safety record. Modon partnered with several stakeholders to carry out t ......read more

Mall of the Emirates will host a festive market in collaboration with Ripe Market while Ski Dubai to be transformed into a Winter Wonderland  Dubai, UAE, 28 November 2020: It is beginning to look a lot like the festive season and, Mall of the Emirates and Ski Dubai have announced an incredible programme of festive events to celebrate the holiday season. Guests can experience a world of festive joy at Mall of the Emirates’ festive market from 26 November - 24 December and a white holiday at Ski Dubai’s Winter Wonderland from 01 - 25 December  Mall of the Emirates’ first ever festive market overlooks the magical snowy slopes of Ski Dubai and is held in co ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 26, 2020 – Today, Genesis Middle East & Africa HQs officially launched The GV80, its first sport-utility vehicle.  The “G” in the GV80 marque represents Genesis and the "v" means versatility that only a Genesis SUV can offer. The production GV80 realizes the vision of the GV80 Concept first shown at the 2017 New York International Auto Show. Athletic Elegance Takes New Shape   The GV80 SUV joins the lineup alongside the G70, The All-new G80 and G90 sedans with more than a common thread of design identity. The interior and exterior styling of GV80 was the result of a collaboration between Genesis Desig ......read more

• Property portfolio value stands at USD 377 million as at 30th September 2020 • Interim dividend of USD 0.0194 per share, subject to share capital reduction • Active leasing strategy supports blended portfolio occupancy at 76%   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26th November 2020: ENBD REIT (CEIC) PLC (“ENBD REIT”), the Shari’a compliant real estate investment trust managed by Emirates NBD Asset Management Limited, has announced its Net Asset Value as at 30th September 2020. ENBD REIT’s NAV stands at USD 198 million (USD 0.79 per share), decreasing from USD 230 million from the 6-month period ended 31st March 2020, predominantly due to val ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26 November 2020:  Two of Dubai’s favourite malls and one of the city’s best loved home and garden retailers will welcome shoppers to discover a super selection of promotions and more as part of the 3 Day Super Sale (3DSS). Held from 26 November to 28 November, the bi-annual retail celebration is brief but full of amazing offers with price reductions by as much as 90 per cent, with big deals and promotions to be found.   Organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), 3DSS invites shoppers to explore super promotions at Dubai Festival City Mall, City Centre Mirdif and ACE’s brand-new location.   Dubai Festival Ci ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  November 26, 2020:    The real estate and properties transactions valued at AED 3.9 billion in total during the week ending 26 November 2020. The sum of transactions was 1,400. 60 plots were sold for AED 412.83 million, 944 apartments and villas were sold for AED 1.58 billion. The top three transactions were a land in Hadaeq Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid sold for AED 53 million, followed by a land that was sold for AED 43 million in Al Thanayah Fourth, and a land sold for AED 53 million in Hadaeq Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid in third place. Hadaeq Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid recorded the most transactions for this week by 19 sales transactions worth ......read more

The Market will host an Emirati heritage village on the promenade along with other activities in the market’s main atrium to mark the UAE’s National Day celebrations from December 2nd to December 5th      Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26 November 2020:  Dubai’s premier fresh food market, the Waterfront Market will celebrate the UAE’s 49th National Day this year with a range of activities to mark the occasion as part of its bigger initiative of bringing back safe entertainment to the Market.    The Waterfront Market will be home to a traditional Emirati heritage village allocated on the promenade alongside the gleaming Deira ......read more

Dubai, 26 November 2020: Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group (DGJG), the trade body for the jewellery industry in association with Dubai Police, unveiled the new ‘City of Gold Explore Map’ – a revolutionary 3D map for Dubai Gold Souk customers. On a simple click, the fully integrated map experience will offer customers information about the stores within the Gold Souk and the jewellery category available.  Customers can access the Gold Souk map through the ‘City of Gold Explore Map’ scan kiosks located at all three entrances of the iconic gold shopping destination.  The inaugural ceremony of the ‘City of Gold Explore Map’ and the ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – November 26 2020:  Water usage around the world continues to rise, but with supply diminishing at current rates, the projections for global water availability are not promising. Oliver Wyman, a global leader in management consulting, estimates that 25 percent of the world’s population is currently living in areas of extremely high water stress, and by 2050 that portion of the population will more than double.  2.7 billion people experience water scarcity at least one month a year and the United Nations has declared 2018-2028 the decade of “Water for Sustainable Development”.  A new report by Oliver Wyman, Taking Bac ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  November 26, 2020:   The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data revealing that the COVID-19 crisis has had a devastating impact on international connectivity, shaking up the rankings of the world’s most connected cities.  • London, the world’s number one most connected city in September 2019, has seen a 67% decline in connectivity. By September 2020, it had fallen to number eight.    • Shanghai is now the top ranked city for connectivity with the top four most connected cities all in China—Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou and Chengdu.  • New York (-66% fall in connectivit ......read more

Dubai, November 26, 2020:  A trial camel race is set to take place on Friday (27 November) at Dubai’s Al Marmoom Racetrack at 5pm in preparation for the Camel Trek Marathon for UAE expats.   Organised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC), this inaugural camel race aims to test participants from previous Camel Trek editions, and pave the way to new candidates willing to take the challenge of the marathon which will take place after the completion of the seventh edition of the Camel Trek in December.   The announcement of launching the annual Camel Trek Marathon for Expats was made last March, following the directives from His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Moh ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26 November 2020:  Residents and visitors can enjoy huge deals during the final 3 Day Super Sale (3DSS) of 2020, taking place from 26 November to 28 November. The epic 72-hour retail event will see hundreds of global brands and homegrown stores reduce prices by up to 90 per cent, which means big savings on everything from fashion, beauty and homeware items to electronics, jewellery and more.   Organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), the bi-annual promotion will be held over the last weekend of the Dubai Fitness Challenge, adding to the huge buzz of excitement that can be felt across the city.   Here DFRE outlines the ......read more

UAE, 25 November 2020: General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee in the Emirate of Dubai (SLC), held an interactive workshop focused on ‘Legislative Agility for Achieving Viability’’ as part of the ‘Legislative Week 2020’, which it organized online from November 22 to 26, 2020. Mr. Tariq Khamees Abu Salim, Legal Advisor at the SLC, led an interactive workshop titled “Role of Government Policies in Achieving Stable and Quality Legislation” and discussed the importance of implementing government policies based on the adopted set of programs, plans, and initiatives with a view to achieving the desired goals. He highlighted the importan ......read more

Reach new heights at CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi’s last Ladies’ Nights of the year 25, November 2020, Abu Dhabi:  CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi, the UAE’s ultimate indoor adventure hub, is providing female guests with the opportunity to reach new heights with the last few Ladies’ Nights of the year, taking place on Wednesday November 25, December 09, and December 19. The sessions will take place from 5:30PM-9:00PM. Ladies are invited to test their limits and perfect their skills for the last three Ladies’ Nights session, with female flyers as young as three years old allowed to skydive, in addition to female climbers as young as four years welcome to conquer ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  November 25, 2020:   The Anti-Smoking International Alliance in London announced the re-election of Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani from the United Arab Emirates as President of the Alliance for the third time respectively. Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani was unanimously re-elected in light of the efforts he has put into achieving the objectives set for the Alliance during the past year. Moreover, and during the annual meeting which was held virtually in light of the current circumstances, the members of the Board of Trustees expressed their pride in the results the Anti-Smoking International Alliance in London has achieved through the Alliance’s initiativ ......read more

ICONS OF AN ICON   United Arab Emirates -  November 25, 2020:    The ICONS OF AN ICON product story continues with the introduction of a new frame in the Fall/Winter 2020 collection, inspired by Karl Lagerfeld’s signature style and sophisticated attitude. This unique edition reinterprets the iconic eyewear shape favored by Mr. Lagerfeld to show off with his iconic all black outfits. ...read more

HONOR Celebrating with Flash Sale Across Inventory    DUBAI, November 25, – 2020:   This White Friday, HONOR is celebrating with sales of its latest intelligent devices. From smartphones to wearables and everything in between consumers can take advantage and level-up their intelligent network of Products for the winter season. Packed with innovative features and long battery life, these smart devices are sure to provide enhanced solutions for today’s digital lifestyles.    True Wireless Earbuds: Premium Sound Quality  With 24-hour long battery life, the HONOR CHOICE True Wireless Earbuds delivers a frictionless and superb listenin ......read more

- Attendees updated on the ongoing progress at Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant  - Case studies demonstrated strong collaboration between entities to ensure highest international safety and quality are met amidst COVID-19 challenges.   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 25 November 2020: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) hosted a virtual Stakeholder Forum, bringing together stakeholders from a diverse range of UAE organizations to celebrate joint success of their ongoing collaboration, as well as providing the latest progress updates on the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant.   The event is an integral component of ENEC’s efforts to recognize the significant and di ......read more

Kevin Murphy, Vice President and Head of Ericsson Levant Countries and Global Customer Unit Ooredoo Sports fans are a passionate breed and whether they’re at the match or on their couches, they demand the full experience. For fans, and athletes alike, leading technologies enrich the sporting experience, bringing people closer to the action, and creating new immersive ways to showcase the commitment, excitement, and teamwork of sports.  The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a growth in digital experiences which may become permanent. The increase in virtual events is raising the bar for the quality and design of the experience, with audiences becoming increasingly sophisticated, ......read more

• Meckel’s diverticulum is an uncommon cause of intestinal obstruction in adult life which is found in only 1-3% of the general population  • Rarely Meckel's diverticulum is complicated by a mesodiverticular band, which can lead to intestinal obstruction and gangrene of the gut. This abnormality is associated with high mortality.  At Aster Hospital in Qusais, the patient was treated laparoscopically which ensured better and faster recovery   Dubai, UAE, 25 November, 2020: A 49-year-old, east-Asian, male patient with no history of abdominal surgery, was presented at Aster Hospital, Qusais with unbearable abdominal pain, vomiting and a swollen abdome ......read more

Global contactless, non-cash, debit card, credit card, mobile and digital transactions are expected to cross more than US$100 trillion in 2019, including US$77 trillion cross-border interbank transactions through SWIFT  Dubai, UAE, November 25, 2020  News Highlights: 1.    The global digital payments market is expected to grow from $3.88 trillion in 2019 to about $5.43 trillion in 2020, according to a report by Research and Markets;  2.    In 2019, non-bank online payment platforms in China processed RMB250 trillion, nearly US$35 trillion, according to the People’s Bank of China (PBOC);  3.    E-commerce sales revenue in the ......read more

Dubai, UAE 25 November 2020:  Carrefour, owned and operated by Majid Al Futtaim in UAE, continues to offer unbeatable prices on the most sought-after items on 2020 holiday wish lists with “Carrefour Friday” offers, available until 5 December.  With only a few days left to shop the greatest deals, “Carrefour Friday” is offering customers the opportunity to purchase a range of quality items and products at discounted prices through exceptional promotions — including buy-one-get-one free deals and discounts up to 70 per cent. Shoppers will also be treated to a three-day super sale across all categories, including groceries, electronics, home appliances ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  November 25, 2020:   The Fall/Winter 2020 runways were awash with every shade of brown and beige; ranging from chocolate, caramel and coffee. The 14 fashion brands from the ‘Italian fashion towards Dubai’ initiative have this style category well covered with a beautiful selection including leather trousers, knitwear, warm winter coats and accessories. Available in many different shades, so every woman can find the colour that works best for her.   ...read more

• Bodour Al Qasimi: There is a need now more than ever to develop a new entrepreneurial culture that harnesses socially driven ideas to create high-impact, scalable solutions • The 5-day virtual festival has been made free-to-attend for all as a show of solidarity amid Covid-19      Sharjah, November 25, 2020:  Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) is bringing together globally-renowned experts, entrepreneurs, ecosystem leaders and influential changemakers for the 4th annual edition of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival (SEF), which goes fully online this year to enlighten and inspire young changemakers passionate about solving challenges and l ......read more

Opening the Al Maya British Week, Inaugurated by International Trade Minister Hon’ Ranil Jayawardena United Arab Emirates -  November 25, 2020:   Al Maya Supermarket launches new products from independent British food and drink companies today. A showcase of the best of British products will run in-store from 25 November – 9 December with support from the UK’s Department for International Trade and Santander UK. Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director of Al Maya Group welcomed Hon. Ranil Jayawardena, Minister for International Trade… and H.E. Mr. Simon Penney, Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for the Middle East, to the launch event. Open ......read more

- View the Economic Performance of the Airline Industry Report - View the Outlook for Air Transport and the Airline Industry presentation - View the Industry Statistics Fact sheet   United Arab Emirates -  November 25, 2020:   The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a revised outlook for airline industry performance in 2020 and 2021. Deep industry losses will continue into 2021, even though performance is expected to improve over the period of the forecast.  • A net loss of $118.5 billion is expected for 2020 (deeper than the $84.3 billion forecast in June). • A net loss of $38.7 billion is expected in 2021 (deeper tha ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  November 25, 2020:   The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 76th Annual General Meeting (AGM) unanimously approved a resolution re-confirming the airlines’ unwavering commitment to safely and sustainably re-connect the planet. The resolution called on governments to:   • Ensure the industry’s viability with continued financial and regulatory support, • Aid the industry in reaching its 2050 goal of cutting emissions to half of 2005 levels while exploring pathways to net zero carbon emissions through economic stimulus investments in commercializing Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), • Work with ai ......read more

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