Collaborative partnership and advanced techniques lead to successful interception, safeguarding communities from illicit drug tradeDubai – 04 June 2023: Dubai Customs takes the lead in the fight against drug smuggling, employing advanced techniques to track suspicious shipments and collaborate with customs administrations worldwide. Their rel...
• The Architecture and Design Commission announces the participation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the London Design Biennale. • The Saudi Pavilion will exhibit an interactive installation titled “Woven”. • The installation will allow visitors to participate in the creation of the design installation with re...
• Swiss talent continues winning run• Italian 2nd as Yates home in front group • News | Team – 5th June 2022 Little over a week since his win at the Tour of Hungary, Marc Hirschi struck again to clinch victory at the Giro dell’Appennino in Italy. The 24-year-old Swiss rider of UAE Team Emirates arrived in a...
• Maserati MSG Racing driver Maximilian Günther claims first win for Maserati in single-seat motorsport since 1957 with victory in ABB FIA Formula E World Championship race • Second race in the 2023 GulaVit Jakarta E-Prix double-header sees Jake Dennis take a consecutive runner-up position• Mitch Evans recovers from dramatic all...
04 June 2023: SalamAir, Sultanate’s fastest-growing value-for-money airline, is thrilled to announce the introduction of new non-stop flights connecting Salalah and Bahrain during the much-anticipated Khareef season. Commencing July 5th, this strategic initiative aims to cater to the growing demand from travellers seeking a seamless tra...
From Goldsmiths to Storytellers: Emirati Artisans Weave Tales of Heritage at the 'Jewels of the Emirates' ShowSharjah, June 4, 2023: The fourth edition of the "Jewels of the Emirates" Show, currently taking place at Expo Centre Sharjah, continues to dazzle visitors with an impressive array of diamond, gold, silver, and pearl...
Jawhara Jewellery Launches Enthralling 'Burqa CollectionSharjah, June 3, 2023: The fourth edition of "Jewels of the Emirates" Show currently taking place at the Expo Centre Sharjah has so far seen record footfall as it runs into its third consecutive day. The event has received an overwhelming response from visitors, with exhibi...
• Wehrlein, who triumphed at both Diriyah races in January, wins in Jakarta as ABB FIA Formula E World Championship returns to Indonesia following last season’s debut • Jake Dennis finishes second but vents frustration at Wehrlein for early-race move• Maximilian Günther finishes third in searing heat of Jakarta with second...
• The conference is the largest global platform and gathering in 2025 aimed at encouraging international dialogue on biodiversity, climate change and sustainability• The conference attracts approximately 15,000 participants from more than 160 countries around the world, including government leaders, specialists and experts• The confe...
Synergy Events in association with Titan Watches brings you the Royal Purple Party on the 3rd of June at Dubai World Trade Centre.Catch multi-genre music group, Thaikkudam Bridge as they return to Dubai after their last . sold-out show at Expo 2020.The 15-member ensemble member band, which features nine vocalists and six instrumentalists, will...
• Three sustainability focused technology start-ups recognized for their transformative innovations at Make it in the Emirates Forum. • Inaugural competition draws almost 400 submissions, including more than 200 from overseas. • More than AED200,000 in prize money to help winning start-ups scale their technologies.&nb...
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2 June 2023: Back in 2009 when the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation was formed, the UAE was without a single nuclear energy engineer. ENEC wasn’t concerned however, as it followed the UAE’s leading approach to developing the national talent, and with it the national intellect, it would need to ensure the sustainable s...
Highlights: Significant spike was recorded from 8,077 transactions in April to 11,700 transactions in May, including a growth in values from AED 26.5 billion to AED 34 billion May 2023 recorded a 77% surge in volume over the same month last year In comparison to the same month last year, an increase of 87% was noticed in the...
Abu Dhabi, UAE 1st June 2023 - After 3 days of hectic activity, interesting discussions, and worldwide engagement, EVIS2023 came to an end on Wednesday, May 31st with exponential success and great appreciation from all delegates and EV industry leaders. . Organized by Nirvana Holding, the summit has drawn considerable regional and global inter...
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Since the inception of its waste recycling programmes, EEG has contributed to the:
• reduction in carbon-dioxide emissions by 92,445 metric tons
• savings of 658,388 million BTUs of energy
• prevention of 428,591 trees from being felled
• cutbacks in gasoline consumption by 299,046 gallons
On 5th June 2023, Emirates Environmental Group honoured the sustainability champions during the 26th edition of "Emirates Recycling Awards" in commemoration of World Environment Day.
The ceremony was held at Dubai Knowledge Park under the auspices and presence of H.E. Engr. Sheikh Salem bin Sultan bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Ex ...... read more
05 June 2023: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Emirates will host the 80th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on 2-4 June 2024.
“We look forward to gathering the aviation industry in Dubai for the 80th IATA AGM in 2024. Dubai is a dynamic city and a major aviation hub connecting the world. The UAE’s positive approach to aviation has built a strong airline with a strong hub airport. Together, these make an enormously powerful and positive contribution to the society and economy of the UAE. Holding the AGM in Dubai will be a showcase of what can be achieved by aviation with ......
05 June 2023: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced an expected strengthening of airline industry profitability in an upgrade of its outlook for 2023. Highlights include:
Airline industry net profits are expected to reach $9.8 billion in 2023 (1.2% net profit margin) which is more than double the previous forecast of $4.7 billion (December 2022).
Airline industry operating profits are expected to reach $22.4 billion in 2023, much improved over the December forecast of a $3.2 billion operating profit. It is also more than double the $10.1 billion operating profit estimated for 2022.
Some 4.35 billion people are expected to travel in 2023, which is closin ......
• Formula E becomes first global sports organisation to align to PAS 2060 the only internationally recognised certification for contributing to carbon neutrality
• World’s first net zero sport since inception builds on its global-leading commitments and progress towards a carbon neutral world
• The standard ensures accountable, accurate, credible and certified emissions reduction
• Formula E has already reduced emissions by 24% against its Season 5 baseline
Dubai, Riyadh, 5 June 2023: Formula E today announced its alignment to P ...... read more
Tickets go on general sale at 10 a.m. CEST on Friday, June 23
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organisation, today confirmed its return to Paris, France, on Saturday, September 2, at the Accor Arena, continuing its commitment to bring world-class MMA events to the nation’s capital.
Tickets for the landmark event will go on general sale at 10 a.m. CEST on Friday, June 23, via Accor Arena. Fight Club members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets early at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 21, whilst those who registered their interest early in this event will gain access at 10 a.m. ...... read more
Supported by the Abu Dhabi Department of Education (ADEK), the event convened 42 academics and scholars from 24 international institutions to drive transformation in immersive teaching and research.
Fontainebleau (France), Singapore, Abu Dhabi, San Francisco, 5 June 2023 —
INSEAD, the business school for the world, hosted the 1st Annual Meeting of the Global XR Management Community with the support of the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK).
The meeting, held from 4-6 June 2023 at the INSEAD Middle East Campus in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), provided a forum for academics using Extended Reality (XR) technologies ......
• Adel Omar: The event sheds light on citizen and resident artists of diverse creative practices.
Dubai, UAE, 5 May 2023: Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) is organising the inaugural Art Souk at Al Jalila Cultural Centre for Children (AJCCC) on 17 and 18 June with the aim of providing an innovative platform that combines various types of arts and demonstrates the creative spirit of Dubai, while celebrating emerging talent. This comes within the framework of the Authority’s efforts in achieving the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to cement the emirate’s ...... read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 5, 2023 - Dubai Municipality organized a series of initiatives and events on World Environment Day, which is observed on June 5 every year. Through these events, the Municipality aimed to highlight the major environmental issues and the importance of conserving natural reserves as well as the sustainability of natural resources. The events further sought to increase environmental awareness among society groups, encouraging them to adopt more green habits and practices.
The Municipality organized environmental awareness workshops and lectures for the young people at the Youth Hub, Emirates Towers, as well as for the personnel of various public and private ...... read more
• Brand-new, purpose-built nursery to open in time for start of new academic year
• Provision will combine Reggio Emilia philosophy and British EYFS curriculum
• Families can choose from a variety of flexible options to suit their requirements
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Toddlers as young as two years old will be welcomed by the Early Years team at GEMS FirstPoint School (FPS) come September, when the Dubai-based British curriculum through-school opens its brand-new nursery provision in time for the start of the 2023-24 academic year.
Led by a combination of the Reggio Emilia philosophy and the British Early Years Foundation Stage cur ...... read more
LG’s Retrofit Solution Offers a Seamless and Eco-Friendly Way to Upgrade HVAC Systems
DUBAI, June 5, 2023 – As the world celebrates World Environment Day, LG Electronics (LG) showcases its Retrofit Solution for HVAC systems that is built to maximize energy efficiency, reducing environmental impact without compromising on performance. LG’s Retrofit Solution allows businesses to upgrade their existing air conditioning systems with minimal disruption, saving time, money and resources, and helping them make a positive impact on both their operational efficiency and the planet.
LG Retrofit Solution offers a seamless upgrade path for existing HVAC systems with a flexible in ...... read more
Dubai - UAE: Tajvi Gold and Diamonds, a renowned jewelry group that has been delighting gold enthusiasts in major Indian cities for the past 25 years, is embarking on an exciting new venture in Dubai. With a fresh brand identity and a fashion-forward approach, Tajvi Gold and Diamonds is set to open approximately 10 new locations this year, including Deira, Bur Dubai, Karama, and Sharjah. This expansion brings a wave of opportunities for jewelry lovers in the region.
To celebrate this significant achievement, a grand logo launch ceremony was held at the prestigious Sharjah Expo Center. The event saw the presence of esteemed personalities such as Asif Ali, Tovino Thomas, Kunc ...... read more
4 June 2023: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) unveiled a series of roadmaps aimed at providing step-by-step detailing of critical actions and dependencies for aviation to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. These roadmaps address aircraft technology, energy infrastructure, operations, finance, and policy considerations leading to net zero.
With the adoption of a Long Term Aspirational Goal (LTAG) at ICAO’s 41st Assembly, governments and industry are aligned to reach the same net zero CO2 emissions goal by 2050. As policy initiatives lay the foundation on which many of the needed innovations and actions will rest, these roadmaps will be a crit ......
Collaborative partnership and advanced techniques lead to successful interception, safeguarding communities from illicit drug trade
Dubai – 04 June 2023: Dubai Customs takes the lead in the fight against drug smuggling, employing advanced techniques to track suspicious shipments and collaborate with customs administrations worldwide. Their relentless efforts have resulted in the seizure of a significant quantity of drugs—over 547 kilograms—discovered in shipping containers originating from an Asian country and destined for Canada.
Dubai Customs' sophisticated systems for tracking suspicious shipments and exchanging vital information with customs authorities across ...... read more
• Swiss talent continues winning run
• Italian 2nd as Yates home in front group •
News | Team – 5th June 2022
Little over a week since his win at the Tour of Hungary, Marc Hirschi struck again to clinch victory at the Giro dell’Appennino in Italy.
The 24-year-old Swiss rider of UAE Team Emirates arrived in a two-man break with Cristian Rodriguez (Arkea-Samsic) to win in emphatic fashion on the 198km from Novi Ligure to Genoa.
The result marks the 30th victory of the season for UAE Team Emirates and the 3rd win of the year for Hirschi.
Hirschi: “ It’s very special to take the win today. ...... read more
• Maserati MSG Racing driver Maximilian Günther claims first win for Maserati in single-seat motorsport since 1957 with victory in ABB FIA Formula E World Championship race
• Second race in the 2023 GulaVit Jakarta E-Prix double-header sees Jake Dennis take a consecutive runner-up position
• Mitch Evans recovers from dramatic all-Jaguar collision the previous day to round off the podium in third
• Pascal Wehrlein finishes sixth and leaves Jakarta top of the Driver’s standings just one point ahead of Dennis
Dubai, Riyadh, 4 June 2023: Maserati MSG Racing driver Maximilian Günther converted a second consecutive Julius Bär Pole Position ...... read more
- In collaboration with Dubai Customs, DAFZ-WAY offers a seamless, fully automated experience for goods entering and exiting the freezone’s gates
- Highlights the free zone’s proactivity in providing a seamless digital experience to its customers and consolidates the free zone’s leading position in the digital world
Dubai, UAE – 04 June 2023: Dubai Airport Freezone (DAFZ), part of Dubai Integrated Economic Zones Authority (DIEZ), announced that its digital and fully automated logistic movement management system “DAFZ-WAY” witnessed a 197% increase in transactions and a 44% increase in companies using the solution in 2022. DAFZ collabo ......
04 June 2023: SalamAir, Sultanate’s fastest-growing value-for-money airline, is thrilled to announce the introduction of new non-stop flights connecting Salalah and Bahrain during the much-anticipated Khareef season. Commencing July 5th, this strategic initiative aims to cater to the growing demand from travellers seeking a seamless travel experience between these two popular destinations.
SalamAir's CEO, Captain Mohamed Ahmed, said, “We are proud to announce the launch of a new non-stop flight route between Salalah and Bahrain during the Khareef season in response to His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik's direction to the concerned authorities to provide d ...... read more
From Goldsmiths to Storytellers: Emirati Artisans Weave Tales of Heritage at the 'Jewels of the Emirates' Show
Sharjah, June 4, 2023: The fourth edition of the "Jewels of the Emirates" Show, currently taking place at Expo Centre Sharjah, continues to dazzle visitors with an impressive array of diamond, gold, silver, and pearl jewellery, luxury watches, and perfumes, giving them the opportunity to explore the latest collections from leading local and international jewellery houses.
Organized by the Expo Centre Sharjah with the support of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), the show, which concludes today’s evening, has established itself ...... read more
Jawhara Jewellery Launches Enthralling 'Burqa Collection
Sharjah, June 3, 2023: The fourth edition of "Jewels of the Emirates" Show currently taking place at the Expo Centre Sharjah has so far seen record footfall as it runs into its third consecutive day. The event has received an overwhelming response from visitors, with exhibitors unveiling a stunning array of exclusive and rare jewelry pieces, showcasing the finest modern and heritage designs, exquisite gold works, and unique diamonds from around the world.
One of the highlights of the show was Jawhara Jewellery's launch of the burqa collection, which garnered first place in the world's most beautifu ...... read more
• Wehrlein, who triumphed at both Diriyah races in January, wins in Jakarta as ABB FIA Formula E World Championship returns to Indonesia following last season’s debut
• Jake Dennis finishes second but vents frustration at Wehrlein for early-race move
• Maximilian Günther finishes third in searing heat of Jakarta with second race of the double-header tomorrow, Sunday
Dubai and Riyadh, 3 June 2023: A cool and collected drive by Pascal Wehrlein delivered a win in the soaring heat of race one in the Gulavit Jakarta E-Prix double-header, propelling his TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team back to the top of the Teams’ championship.
Wehrlein led h ...... read more
• The conference is the largest global platform and gathering in 2025 aimed at encouraging international dialogue on biodiversity, climate change and sustainability
• The conference attracts approximately 15,000 participants from more than 160 countries around the world, including government leaders, specialists and experts
• The conference aims to develop a global agenda for preserving biodiversity and the environment to contribute to protecting the planet in light of local and global challenges
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2 June 2023: UAE has won the bid to host the World Conservation Congress of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in 2025 in Abu ...... read more
Synergy Events in association with Titan Watches brings you the Royal Purple Party on the 3rd of June at Dubai World Trade Centre.
Catch multi-genre music group, Thaikkudam Bridge as they return to Dubai after their last
sold-out show at Expo 2020.
The 15-member ensemble member band, which features nine vocalists and six instrumentalists, will regale audiences with their dynamic, energetic stage act that showcases their diverse musical and linguistic influences, all of which result in a unique musical experience that is truly cross-cultural in nature.
They will be joined on the night by DJ Ribin Richard who will warm up the crowd.
As an added treat there’s a Ti ...... read more
• Three sustainability focused technology start-ups recognized for their transformative innovations at Make it in the Emirates Forum.
• Inaugural competition draws almost 400 submissions, including more than 200 from overseas.
• More than AED200,000 in prize money to help winning start-ups scale their technologies.
Abu Dhabi, UAE. 2 June 2023 – The winners of the inaugural Make it in the Emirates Start-up Pitch Competition were announced on Thursday at the Make it in the Emirates Forum that took place in Abu Dhabi.
Three startups were revealed as winners of the first edition of the Make it in the Emirates Startup Competit ...... read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2 June 2023: Back in 2009 when the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation was formed, the UAE was without a single nuclear energy engineer. ENEC wasn’t concerned however, as it followed the UAE’s leading approach to developing the national talent, and with it the national intellect, it would need to ensure the sustainable success of its civil nuclear energy program. Fast forward to today and not only does the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program have hundreds of UAE Nationals with nuclear engineering degrees, but it has now added a further 39 certified UAE National nuclear operators to the 30 UAE National nuclear operators that have certified since 2020.
Th ...... read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2 June 2023: Excitement is building as the city sets the stage for another exceptional concert for the opening weekend of Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS), in celebration of Eid Al Adha. On 2 July, the multi-talented artist Mohammad Abdo will perform for one night only at the Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai. With a career spanning 60 years, the iconic singer and oudist is sure to enthral the audience with a selection of his much-loved tracks including ‘Al Amaken’ (Places) and ‘Shabeeha Al Reeh’ (Like the Wind).
Organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), this stellar performance is the second of two unmissable Dubai Sum ......
Significant spike was recorded from 8,077 transactions in April to 11,700 transactions in May, including a growth in values from AED 26.5 billion to AED 34 billion
May 2023 recorded a 77% surge in volume over the same month last year
In comparison to the same month last year, an increase of 87% was noticed in the value of transactions
The number of off-plan property transactions increased by 110% YoY to record more than 5,700, compared to 2,716 in May 2022
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, 2 June 2023: After the resounding success of its latest industry enabling event - Property Finder Connect, and the laun ...... read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE 1st June 2023 - After 3 days of hectic activity, interesting discussions, and worldwide engagement, EVIS2023 came to an end on Wednesday, May 31st with exponential success and great appreciation from all delegates and EV industry leaders.
Organized by Nirvana Holding, the summit has drawn considerable regional and global interest and received a great deal of attention from the UAE’s government and private sectors alike, at a time when the country is making steady progress toward a sustainable future. It highlighted the progress made in the UAE in terms of EV technology and infrastructure and some global examples and success stories.
The two-d ...... read more
02, June 2023: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced continued strong passenger traffic demand in April.
• Total traffic in April 2023 (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 45.8% compared to April 2022. Globally, traffic is now at 90.5% of pre-Covid levels. At 81.3%, industry load factor was only 1.8 percentage points below pre-pandemic level.
• Domestic traffic for April rose 42.6% compared to the year-ago period and has now fully recovered, posting a 2.9% increase over the April 2019 results.
• International traffic climbed 48.0% versus April 2022 with all markets recording healthy growt ......
Since its inception, BYREDO has brought to life a series of memories through its niche fragrance collections. Building on these memories, BYREDO introduces a retrospective of their most beloved scents from its olfactive collection. Each year the Founder and Creative Director of BYREDO, Ben Gorham, will curate a multipart series centered on the celebration of one of the Maison’s scents. Through collaborations with creatives from different disciplines, the annual series will facilitate a dialogue, bringing new perspectives to these iconic scents.
The series will consist of a constellation of creators, each invited to share their own memories of the fragrance through their prefer ...... read more
• Dubai’s only indoor rainforest brings extraordinary 18-metre recycled plastic sculpture to the steps of the biodome
• Open for viewing from June 5th until 30th June, the massive blue whale recycled sculpture with a message seeks to inspire change in plastic consumption
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 1 June 2023: In celebration of World Environment Day, The Green Planet – Dubai’s only indoor tropical rainforest – is partnering with GEMS Legacy School to welcome a breathtaking 18-metre blue whale recycled sculpture to the biodome this month.
The partnership aims to promote awareness about the impact of plast ...... read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 1st, 2023: Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah is thrilled to announce the launch of an incredible staycation offer and specially curated à la carte menu at its Brunello restaurant to celebrate this year’s Eid Al Adha.
From 28th June to 2nd July, guests will be able to experience a relaxing and idyllic staycation at Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah while availing 20% discount on the standard daily rates. Staycation guests will be able to enjoy exclusive privileges such as welcome amenities, complimentary breakfast in Brunello restaurant and complimentary access to the Titan Kids Club and the hotel’s fitness centre. The ...... read more
01 June 2023: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for April 2023 global air cargo markets, showing a continued, but slower, decline against the previous year’s demand performance.
• Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs), fell 6.6% compared to April 2022 (-7.0% for international operations). This decline was an improvement over the previous month's performance (-7.6%).
• Capacity (measured in available cargo tonne-kilometers, ACTK) was up 13.4% compared to April 2022. It was also up 3.2% compared to April 2019, marking the first time in three years that the capacity has surpassed pre-COV ......
The biggest name in club football is only days away and the team at Bella Restaurant have got fans covered for the Champions League final, with Manchester City battling Inter Milan.
Make your way to the rooftop of the Grand Millennium Hotel Business Bay at their swanky "Bellavita Lounge" for unimpeded views of the 90 minutes on big screen and really hot deals on pizza and hops!
1 hop & 1 wood-oven margherita pizza: AED99
Bucket of 5 hops: AED149
Kick-off is at 11pm Dubai time on Saturday, June 10, so book early and don't miss out on the action.
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Dubai – June 01, 2023: TCL, the world's top 2 TV brand and top 1 98-inch TV brand, today unveiled its latest multi-category products for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) market at an exclusive launch event in Dubai. TCL also announced its partnership with Arsenal Football Club as the Official Regional Consumer Electronics Partner of the Club, with the event being highlighted by a special appearance by Arsenal Legend, Robert Pires.
From stunning picture quality with its 2023 C Series Mini LED and QLED TVs and an exciting range of upgraded domestic appliances and air conditioners to enable a healthier and more convenient lifestyle, TCL’s latest product line-up unders ...... read more
• Universal Rubber Belt Manufacturing and Stars Plastics Industries confirm investments
• Investments align with Operation 300bn and Dubai Economic Agenda ‘D33’, echoing global investor confidence in the UAE’s industrial sector
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 1 June 2023: During its participation at the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology’s (MoIAT) Make it in the Emirates Forum in the UAE, Dubai Industrial City, a member of TECOM Group PJSC and one of the region’s largest industrial and logistics hubs, announced that it has attracted almost AED 1 billion in investments from local and global manufacturing companies.
Investments by ...... read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 01 June 2023: flydubai, the Dubai-based carrier, today marks 14 years of operations. On 01 June 2009, the carrier welcomed its first passengers on board its inaugural flight FZ 157 from Dubai to Beirut. Since then, flydubai has been changing the way people travel around the region by enabling them to travel to more places, more often.
Commenting on the airline’s 14th anniversary, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of flydubai, said: “flydubai has been at the forefront of opening previously underserved destinations from Dubai; facilitating flows of trade and tourism, and strengthening the cultural and social ties between people ...... read more
1 June 2023 - Air Algérie, the national airline of Algeria, has signed a firm order for seven widebody aircraft to support its commercial development.
This order will allow Air Algérie to take full advantage of the flexibility of the Airbus product range, strengthen its regional services and offer an ambitious plan for transcontinental destinations. By operating the A330neo alongside the A350-1000, Air Algérie will also benefit from operational savings such as a 25 percent lower fuel burn per seat and greater flexibility resulting from the unique commonality between members of the Airbus aircraft Family.
The A330neo and the A350 also feature the award-winning Airspace cabin, which offe ......
Indulge in the city’s most elegant bites in a relaxed setting
The Grey, located on Al Wasl Road in Al Safa, introduces an elegant afternoon Tea Ritual experience, every Monday to Friday between 3PM and 6PM. The authentic go-to hotspot has unveiled an afternoon Tea Ritual that offers an array of gourmet treats, decadent pastries, delectable bites and hot brews. The menu includes a canape platter with 8 luscious bites and a selection of signature teas and coffee. For AED 150 per person, patrons can delight in a range of sweet and savoury menu items that appeal to a diversity of discerning palettes.
The UAE homegrown brand by MAD Hospitality (Make a Difference) is the pe ...... read more
Agreement supported by Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology brings the production of electrolysers to the UAE for the first time, strengthening decarbonization and domestic manufacturing
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - June 1, 2023 – The Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) announced today at the “Make it in the Emirates” Forum in Abu Dhabi that is has supported a strategic collaboration agreement between ADNOC, John Cockerill Hydrogen and Strata Manufacturing, aiming to manufacture electrolysers in the UAE for local use and for export.
Electrolysers produce green hydrogen, an energy source made from renewables that does not emit carb ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, June 1, 2023: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company (EITC), today announced its remarkable achievement of securing five esteemed awards at the globally recognised Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) Annual Awards Ceremony, held at Rixos JBR. The MMA honours exceptional mobile marketing campaigns and celebrates the industry's visionary leaders and ground-breaking innovation.
du's talented teams were acknowledged for their unparalleled go-to-market campaign executions, which have set new benchmarks for excellence in the industry. The company received Silver Awards for Best Customer Experience with the "Get things done your way – Customer & ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, 1 June 2023: Emirates is unveiling a new closed loop recycling initiative this month, where millions of onboard items such as plastic trays, bowls, snack and casserole dishes, will now be recycled in a local facility and remade into fresh, ready-to-use Emirates meal service products.
Marking United Nations World Environment Day on 5 June, and the theme of #BeatPlasticPollution, Emirates will introduce the new recycled utensils onboard from June 2023 onwards.
In line with Emirates’ commitment to consuming responsibly, the new initiative is a transition to the principles of a circular economy, whereby items are reduced, reused, and recycled. Millions ...... read more
The company recently completed refurbishment of its VVIP lounges
Dubai, UAE, June 01, 2023: DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF), a joint venture between Dubai-based Al-Futtaim and Stuttgart-based DC Aviation Group, is celebrating its 10th anniversary of operations in Dubai. Also, this year, DC Aviation is celebrating its 25th anniversary while the Malta business its 15th year of operation.
Over the past decade, the company has achieved significant milestones, including the completion of its purpose-built integrated hangar facility with lounge and office areas in September 2013. This made it the first fully integrated business aviation operation at the then-newly opened Al Maktoum Inter ...... read more
• Formula E returns to Indonesia for expanded double-header race weekend with new leaders in Drivers’ and Teams’ standings
• Nick Cassidy and Envision Racing go into the 2023 GulaVit Jakarta E-Prix on top after overcoming Porsche’s early-season dominance
• Huge Indonesian fanbase will see the GEN3 race car in action for the first time
Dubai, Riyadh, 1 June 2023: Formula E returns to Jakarta this weekend with Nick Cassidy and his Envision Racing team both leading the ABB FIA Formula World Championship standings after powering past long-time leader Pascal Wehrlein and his TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team last time out in Monaco.&n ...... read more
Dubai – 01 June 2023: Dubai Customs highlighted its expertise in addressing information security challenges related to remote work systems during its participation in the Information Security Leaders Conference held in Dubai. The conference brought together a broad spectrum of cybersecurity experts and information technology professionals from both the public and private sectors. At the global conference, attendees projected that annual cybersecurity expenditures in the region would surpass $5 billion by the coming year.
Adel Al Housani, Manager of Information Security at Dubai Customs, emphasized during the panel discussion titled "Securing the Global Workforce: Challeng ...... read more
Get ready to bid farewell to unwanted shine and embrace the perfect matte finish as SheGlam introduces their Skin-Focus Powder Foundation, set to redefine your makeup routine with its innovative formula. The foundation is the new secret weapon to achieving a soft, smooth, glowing complexion that's as lightweight as a feather.
The SheGlam Skin-Focus is not your ordinary powder – it’s talc-free formula is specially crafted to control oil and banish shine, giving you a picture-perfect matte finish that lasts all day. Say goodbye to greasy skin and hello to a complexion that stays flawless from morning to night. SheGlam’s advanced technological process, an ultra-hi ...... read more
Dubai, May 31, 2023: Kanz Jewels, a renowned luxury jewelry retail brand, had the privilege of welcoming Bollywood's acclaimed actor, Arshad Warsi, to their prestigious showroom in Dubai. The celebrated actor, known for his versatile performances and charismatic screen presence, was graciously hosted by Mr. Arjun Dhanak, the Director of Kanz Jewels.
During the visit, Arshad Warsi explored the opulent collection of jewelry, admiring the intricate craftsmanship and the exquisite designs. Kanz Jewels takes pride in hosting distinguished personalities and continues to offer extraordinary experiences to its esteemed clientele.
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates – May 31, 2023: The Hajj Committee at Dubai Airports convened recently to discuss comprehensive preparations to facilitate the smooth and seamless travel of Hajj pilgrims to Saudi Arabia this year. The committee, which comprises key service partners including Dubai Police, the General Directorate of Residency & Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA), Dubai Customs, Dubai Health Authority, flydubai, Emirates, Saudi Airlines, and flynas, among others, aims to deliver an exceptional airport experience for the pilgrims across all terminals at DXB.
Mohammad Al Marzouqi, Head of the Hajj Committee, emphasised on the importance of collaboration among all stakehold ...... read more
Announcement of New Office and Warehouse opening in South Africa
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Trina Solar, the world's leading provider of PV and smart energy total solutions, has responded to the growing demand in South Africa by expanding its operations. With continuous investment in the South African market over the years, the company has recently opened a new office in Johannesburg and a warehouse in Cape Town. This expansion has fueled Trina Solar's unprecedented growth in the region, as evidenced by a record-breaking tripled solar PV module sales volume in 2023.
Recognizing the market's potential, Trina Solar’s new office and warehouse aim to enhance the ......
Citymax Hotels Great Traveler Reviews Earn Their Place Among Travelers’ Favorites
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 31.05.2023 – Citymax Hotels today announced that 4 of their centrally located city hotels in Al Barsha, Business Bay and Sharjah have been recognized by Tripadvisor as 2023 Travelers’ Choice Award winners! The coveted award celebrates businesses that have consistently received great traveler reviews on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months, placing these winners among the 10% of all listings on Tripadvisor globally.
“At Citymax Hotels, we thrive by offering our valued guests a distinctive hospitality experience focused on delivering comfort ...... read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE. 31 May 2023: The Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) today announced the winners of the inaugural Make in the Emirates Awards. The ceremony was held on the first day of the Make it in the Emirates Forum, which takes place from 31 May to 1 June and convenes key leaders, officials, and experts from manufacturing companies and financial institutions.
The awards recognize excellence and innovation in the industrial sector, celebrating the pioneers, visionaries, national talents, and sustainability champions who are helping to drive the UAE’s transformation towards becoming a global manufacturing hub. The event provides a unique opportunity for th ...... read more
• Sharjah Agricultural and Livestock Production Establishment’s Saba' Sanabel is the first local product to obtain the Made in the Emirates mark
• Mark is launched by MoIAT during the second Make in the Emirates Forum
Abu Dhabi, UAE. 31 May 2023: The Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) has launched Made in the Emirates, a new quality mark for UAE-made products.
The mark, launched today at the Make it in the Emirates Forum, aims to increase consumer confidence in local products. It indicates that products comply with national quality and safety standards, which boosts their competitiveness in international marke ...... read more
Sharjah, May 31, 2023: The much-awaited 'Jewels of the Emirates' show, the first Emirati exhibition specializing in diamond jewelry, gold, silver, and luxury watches, will commence tomorrow (Thursday) at Expo Centre Sharjah, captivating visitors from June 1 to 4.
Organized by the Centre with the backing of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), the prestigious event, now in its fourth edition, will showcase the artistry of some of the best Emirati jewelry and gold designers, along with over 100 exhibitors from top-tier local brands specializing in the gold, silver, and diamond trade and industry.
The expo coincides with a festive period, offeri ...... read more
CBRE releases its Bahrain Real Estate Market Review Q1 2023
31 May, 2023 – Real estate transactions in Bahrain totalled 6,336 in Q1 2023, according to SLRB data. This marks an increase of 14.5% YoY, as well as an increase of 12.0% QoQ. The trading value, however, is reported as being BD243,144,972, which marks a 17% decrease on the same period last year.
Looking at Bahrain’s office sector, total tracked supply of office stock in Q1 2023 was recorded at 1.36 million square metres, across all grades. Compared with the same period last year, average rental rates recorded in Q1 2023 have remained stable at BD5.25 per square metre per month. If all planned projects a ...... read more
The case was filed by Malabar Gold & Diamonds against Mr. Muhammad Faizan, who illegally used the Malabar Gold & Diamonds brand name to operate a jewellery store in Islamabad, Pakistan.
A civil case was filed by the brand in Pakistan, which resulted in a court order that immediately halted the illegal usage.
Malabar Gold & Diamonds clarified that it does not operate any showroom in Pakistan.
Malabar Gold & Diamonds, the 6th largest jewellery retailer globally with 317 retail outlets across the Middle East, the Far East, the USA & India, has won a major legal battle against brand impersonation in Islamabad, Pakistan. The case was fil ...... read more
Second Make it in the Emirates Forum kicks off with the announcement of 30 innovative industrial projects worth more than AED 6 billion and AED 6 billion of financing solutions
• ADNOC to allocate AED20 billion to the procurement of metal structures and products exclusively from local manufacturing companies
• Special focus on sustainable industrial development and decarbonization as UAE gears up for COP28
Abu Dhabi, UAE. 31 May 2023 – His Excellency Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, today officially inaugurated the second edition of the Make it in the Emirates Forum, which is being held under ...... read more
Dubai, UAE: Award-winning UAE salon, Legend Beauty & Spa Centre is sharing its top treatments to help you get summer ready! From body to hair treatments, face and nails, look and feel your summer best with Legend Spa from head to toe!
1) Aloe Vera & Katira Organic Hair Treatment
Legend Spa offers a range of organic hair treatments, and a customer favourite includes the Aloe Vera & Katira treatment. Featuring fresh ingredients, your hair and scalp receive pure nourishment, hydration and nutrients which is especially needed this time of year.
2) Jelly Pedicure
A pretty purple pedicure experience! The Jelly pedicure treatment works t ...... read more
For sun seekers and daydreamers, embrace the summer season with the new Pandora Moments collection.
Pandora welcomes the bright new energy of the summer, launching symbols of the golden season: a collection of personal emblems designed to define and inspire for the season ahead.
New symbols for the season
The new collection is full of energy and mysticism with symbols representing the essence of summer, drawing inspiration from the celestial and animal world.
Crafted as connecting charms in 14k gold plating and sterling silver, sun and moon symbols capture the radiance of positivity, light and new hope. The pairing of opposites is also incorporated in the collecti ...... read more
• GEMS partners with UAE-based Thrive to encourage open, safe discussions
• Alternative Alphabet builds understanding of language around mental health
• 7 in 10 teens won’t talk to peers about mental health, GEMS research indicates
• 73% of respondents believe more needs to be done to support their wellbeing
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: GEMS Education, one of the world’s largest private K-12 education providers, has joined forces with Thrive Wellbeing Centre by Dr Sarah Rasmi to introduce a free mental health tool called The Alternative Alphabet, which aims to empower young people with an understanding of the language around mental health ...... read more
Dubai – May 31, 2023: SEDCO, a global leader in providing customer experience and digital branch transformation solutions, launched FASTSERV® Mobile and FASTSERV® Meet at Seamless Middle East 2023. The new modules offer seamless management of physical and digital journeys, enabling customers to access services from different organizations across various sectors, and getting served smart and fast.
FASTSERV® Mobile empowers customers to plan their physical visits ahead, book appointments, issue e-tickets, view the nearest branch with the least waiting time, and navigate its locations smoothly. On the other hand, FASTSERV® Meet facilitates advisory services thro ...... read more
• Hyundai Motor Group affiliates Hyundai and Kia to continue as FIFA’s official mobility partners, providing transportation, autonomous driving technologies and future mobility services at global events and tournaments
• Renewed partnerships to cover a wide range of competitions, including FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023TM and FIFA World Cup 2026TM among others
• Group subsidiaries Boston Dynamics and Supernal to join the agreement, providing exciting opportunities for the future mobility brands to reach a global audience
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 31, 2023 – Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) affiliates Hyundai Motor Company and Kia C ...... read more
31 May 2023 – From its bold F-O-R-D grille to its strong shoulder line, Ford Ranger Raptor is every inch Built Ford Tough while also incorporating an aerodynamic design that helps reduce drag and improve performance and efficiency.
“Big ticket items like the fresh-face attention grabbing design and our new 3.0L twin-turbo V6 are very obvious enhancements in performance on Ranger Raptor, but it’s the time we spend on getting the details right that really make the difference for our customers,” said David Grice, chief platform engineer, Ranger, and Everest.
To sculpt the truck’s shape, Ranger Raptor underwent around 700 hours of virtual and physical aerodyna ...... read more
School to offer GCSE Curriculum, will commence academic sessions for Foundation Stage to Year 6 from Sept, 2023.
New school is an initiative of Singapore based Global Schools Foundation (GSF) whose mission is to expand quality education around the world
Singapore-based Global Schools Foundation (GSF) has announced the launch of Glendale International School which will provide quality British Curriculum to students in Dubai. The school is conveniently located in Oud Metha and is expected to start its first academic session from Sept 2023.
The new Glendale International School will follow an enriched approach to British education offerin ...... read more
5 categories will be included in the 13th edition of the award
New category for the most beautiful innovative iconic building
Al Hajri: “The award reflects the policy, commitment and global leadership of the UAE and the Government of Dubai in the field of sustainable environmental practices and improving the quality of life”
“We seek to make it the premier global award in adopting best practices, programs and policies that have a positive impact, improve the quality of life, and achieve human happiness to advance the cities of the future.”
Dubai, UAE, 30 May 2023:
Dubai Municipality has opened the registration for the 13th edition of the Dubai I ...... read more
Collaboration to accelerate the development of NEOM in Saudi Arabia with up to 9 gigawatts of power transmission capacity
Dubai, May 30, 2023 - Hitachi Energy, a global technology leader advancing a sustainable energy future for all, has signed agreements under the supervision and management of the Ministry of Energy with the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) and with ENOWA. The agreements include the supply of three high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission systems to end customer ENOWA, the utility company for NEOM in Northwest Saudi Arabia. Built with sustainability in mind, NEOM is among Saudi Arabia’s Giga-Projects1 reshaping the future of development. The three HVDC links ...... read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 30 May 2023: The Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) has announced it is now accepting applications for the 2023 Gulf Capital - ADMAF Creativity Award. Established in partnership with the region’s leading alternative investment firm Gulf Capital in 2006, the award recognises creative excellence among youth in the performing arts.
Submissions are open to individuals and groups with at least one Emirati national member, aged 18 to 35, who create an outstanding performance piece in the genre of music, dance, or theatre. Finalists will have the exciting opportunity to perform before a live audience and compete for a 20k AED cash p ...... read more
• More than 100 stakeholders including private and public hospitals, diagnostic and health technology firms participate in the workshop to discuss the strategy.
• Strategy aims to deliver patient-centric and data-driven healthcare services, regulation and integration through digital innovation.
• Workshop held for stakeholders to provide feedback and contribute to the finalization of this pioneering strategy for the Emirate of Dubai.
• Aim is to create a comprehensive Dubai Digital Health Strategy with inputs and contribution of the health sector in Dubai.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 30, 2023: The Dubai ...... read more
HyperX Redefines Comfort Once Again with the Introduction of Cloud III
HyperX also Introduces Cirro True Wireless Earbuds during Computex
United Arab Emirates – 30th May 2023 – HyperX, the gaming peripherals team at HP Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today announced the HyperX Cloud III Gaming Headset during COMPUTEX 2023. The Cloud III gaming headset offers signature comfort and an immersive in-game audio experience with re-engineered 53mm angled drivers. Additionally, it includes a lifetime activation of DTS® Headphone:X®1 for accurate 3D audio spatialization. Following up on the tremendous success of Cloud II introduced back ...... read more
Second day of INDEX Design Talks at Dubai World Trade Centre hears how Middle East talents are offering locally created products of equal or better quality to Europe for 10% of the price
Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2023: The second day of this year’s INDEX, the region’s leading event for interior designers, retailers, and fit-out contractors, saw visitors treated to numerous highly engaging content sessions and a host of product unveilings, as thousands of industry professionals from across the globe filled Dubai World Trade Centre seeking new business opportunities and insights into the latest topics and trends – including the ever-exciting ultra-high-end ...... read more
• Medcare Women & Children Hospital’s doctors remove 3ks fibroid masses with the largest being 20 x 20 cm
• This medical case required highly unusual combination of minimally invasive surgical methods, laparoscopy and mini-laparotomy due to the variation of fibroids.
Dubai – May 30, 2023: A group of experts in Medcare Women & Children Hospital extracted three kilograms of large fibroids from the uterus and liver of an Indian woman through an unusual combination of surgical procedures, giving back her quality of life. Ms. Jayanthy, aged 50 year, suffered from extreme uterine fibroids that caused her unbearable pain, and could have beco ...... read more
Dubai is a leading hub for medical and wellness tourism, resulting in the attraction of more than 670,000 tourists in 2022, according to experts at the three-day trade show
Dubai, UAE, May 25, 2023: Dubai’s annual Leisure Show came to a close today at Dubai World Trade Centre following three days of product showcases, innovations, and industry insights currently shaping health, wellness and fitness within hospitality.
The show, which got underway on Tuesday and was co-located alongside The Hotel Show, included a one-day summit where top specialists from around the region and wider world gathered to discuss the most recent developments in customisation, personalisation, an ...... read more
Dubai-UAE, 30 May 2023: City Walk, the design-inspired lifestyle destination by Merex Investment, is thrilled to announce the opening of nine exciting eateries, adding new flavour profiles and cuisines to its vibrant culinary scene. These gastronomic gems are set to bring new and innovative menus, bold and zesty plates, and relaxing and communal ambiances to satisfy every food lover.
Here’s more information on the new hot spots:
• Mint is the ultimate culinary destination that will take patrons on a flavour-packed journey. From scrumptious breakfast delights and expertly roasted coffee to nutritious food options for every palate, diner ...... read more
LG OLED evo G3, CS3, and C3 Smart TVs Redefine the Audio-Visual Experience with Stunning Image Quality and Smart Features
DUBAI, May 30, 2023– LG Electronics (LG) has announced the launch of its highly anticipated LG OLED evo G3, CS3, and C3 Smart TVs in the UAE. Offering an unparalleled viewing experience with stunning image quality, these latest additions to LG's OLED evo range represent the pinnacle of LG's OLED technology. LG OLED has recently celebrated its 10th anniversary, evolving into a mainstay of the premium TV market and revolutionizing the way we enjoy entertainment at home.
LG OLED evo G3, CS3, and C3 Smart TVs come in 65-inch and 83-inch sizes and fea ...... read more
Abu Dhabi, 30th May 2023: His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), has issued Resolution No. (3) of 2023 on the policy of protected areas in Abu Dhabi, in line with the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and in alignment with 2023 being declared the UAE’s Year of Sustainability.
Abu Dhabi is a leader on the federal and regional levels in terms of establishing and managing natural reserves, which are the most effective tool for protecting biodiversity. The marine reserves in the emirate form 14 per cen ...... read more
• The UAE's strategic location, world-class infrastructure, advanced regulatory framework and global leadership in food safety make Dubai an obvious choice
• Food trade within the OIC is highly fragmented, varying from as little as 3% to 66% between countries, requiring synergies between exporters
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 29 May 2023: In a significant development for the global Islamic food industry, the UAE has become the new headquarters of the International Islamic Food Processors Association (IFPA), a subsidiary of the International Organisation for Islamic Food Security (IOFS) established by the founding members of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperat ...... read more
Sheikh Saeed Bin Hamdan extends Thanks & Gratitude to H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid, H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed and H.H. Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed toward Their Generous Care & Unlimited Support
Sheikh Saeed Bin Hamdan Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, the President of Hatta Sports Club, extended thanks & gratitude to H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, the Vice President & Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and to H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai & Chairman of the Executive Council, toward their generous care & unlimited support.
He also thanked H.H. Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed B ...... read more
• Leading Wellness Group Recognized with Commitment to Sustainability Award and Best Supplier-End-User Award
Dubai, UAE 29 May, 2023: Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), one of the world’s leading wellness groups and manufacturers of hygienic paper products and long-lasting germ protection solutions, has been honoured with two prestigious awards at the prestigious Middle East Cleaning, Hygiene and Facilities (MECHF) Awards 2023, which was held recently in Dubai.
FHH was recognized for its commitment to sustainability and environmental protection with the Commitment to Sustainability Award and was also awarded The Best Supplier-End-user Award for having bee ...... read more
Under the theme of: Concrete in hot weather, building for tomorrow, innovations in sustainable design and 3D printing of smart construction
• The event was sponsored by several international and national industrial companies including: Schwarzwälder Textil-Werke Heinrich Kautzmann GmbH (STW) Germany, KTI Plersch Kältetechnik, Germany, VIP-Various Ice Product (UAE) and Transgulf Readymix Concrete (UAE)
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 29 May 2023: Building on the success of the three previous editions, Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) College of Engineering (CoE) hosted the 4th ADU-ASU Research Forum 2023, under the theme of ‘Concrete in Hot Weather: Buil ...... read more
DUBAI, May 29, 2023 – QNET, a global direct selling company, has officially opened its doors in Sandton, Johannesburg, marking a significant milestone for the company as it continues to expand its reach across the African continent. QNET, known for its high-quality products and grassroots business model, has been empowering communities worldwide since its inception in 1998.
"We've been involved in the sub-Saharan Africa region for nearly 15 years, witnessing the growth of the direct selling industry in East and West Africa over time. Establishing a presence in South Africa was a natural step for QNET as we mark the 25th anniversary of the company this year. Joining a thrivi ...... read more
The continent’s largest bank becomes the first African bank to partner with DP World Trade Finance
Dubai, UAE, 29 May 2023: Standard Bank, the largest bank in Africa by assets, has partnered with DP World, a global leader in supply chain solutions, to offer trade finance solutions jointly with DP World Trade Finance. This partnership will help in closing the gap in unmet demand for working capital on the continent.
African companies looking for trade finance will now be able to seamlessly access working capital from Standard Bank via the DP World Trade Finance platform.
DP World Trade Finance connects business with financial institutions as a fintech platform whi ...... read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 29, 2023 – H.E. Suhail Al Mazroui, UAE’s Minister of Energy & Infrastructure, inaugurated today the Second Edition of the Electric Vehicles Innovation Summit (EVIS2023) organized at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).
The summit spans across three days and includes an extensive exhibition that runs throughout the event. The exhibition space has been expanded, accommodating over 100 showcased products, including vehicles and EV service providers. Additionally, EVIS2023 encompasses a two-day conference that has garnered significant attention, featuring more than 100 speakers and over 50 conference sessions covering a wide range of topics ...... read more
The Japanese swimming legend & Olympic champion Rie Kaneto has launched her training Program to scout & develop talented swimmers of various ages & multi-nationalities.
The Program comprises training camp taking place at Hamdan Sports Complex, in collaboration with Dubai Sports Council.
The three-day training camp has been launched with participation of more than 150 Japanese junior swimmers in addition to 300 swimmers from sports clubs & swimming academies in Dubai. The training camp aims to create world & Olympic future champions, and includes 2 km swimming trainings, breaststroke exercises besides exercises for swimmers of mid-experiences & professional ...... read more
The brand launches several new products for Sony’s Mobile ES™ that will deliver superior in-car entertainment and redefine the driving experience
Dubai, UAE, 29 May 2023 – Sony Middle East and Africa announced the newest additions to its Mobile ES™ lineup including car AV receiver XAV-9000ES and power amplifiers XM-8ES and XM-6ES. Like all the previous Mobile ES™ products, the new models feature high-resolution audio with pure detail that brings studio-quality sound right to your car.
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 2023: In line with the recent announcement by UAE President, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, declaring 2023 as the "Year of Sustainability", Feels by the Beach, Dubai’s first, local, specialised juice bar and kitchen, further commits to championing sustainability through unwavering eco-conscious practices, and through its most recent, impactful partnership with MONC, a conscious eyewear brand, to offer a limited-edition collection, exclusively at Feels.
Founded in 2020 by visionary Mohamed Matar Al Falasi, Feels by the Beach was born with the vision and goal of creating a healthy and clean concept. At the core of the juice ...... read more
Over 60 Kgs of Narcotics & Thousands of Tablets in 9 Foiled Smuggling Attempts
Sharjah, May 29, 2023: Dealing a significant blow to illicit drug trafficking, inspectors from the Khalid Port Customs Center of the Sharjah Ports Customs and Free Zones Authority (SPCFZA) have successfully thwarted a series of nine smuggling attempts, seizing an astounding 60.216 kilograms of narcotics and 14,378 narcotic tablets during the first third of 2023.
Equipped with the latest international screening devices, the inspection officers identified and seized the illegal substances immediately upon their arrival. The narcotics were found concealed in various ways, including inside refrigerat ...... read more
• GCC countries must restructure their economies to boost food and water security.
• COP28 will be a platform for Middle Eastern countries to work with the global community to create a scalable model for water secure nations.
Dubai, UAE. 29 May 2023: Countries in the Middle East have a vital role to play in ensuring a more water secure world and must be at the centre of conversations on water scarcity at COP28 later this year. That’s according to a group of leading academics speaking during a water security workshop hosted by the University of Birmingham Dubai.
During the ‘Water Workshop’ held as part of the University’ ...... read more
To be released in Q3 of 2023, the AW-UR100 delivers high-precision videography in a robust design with IP and interface flexibility
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF) has announced that it will release in the region an outdoor-ready PTZ camera, the AW-UR100 in the third quarter of calendar 2023. The new model will combine 4K/60FPS capability and a dynamic image stabilizing system (DISS) for high-precision videography, even in stadiums and other large venues, as well as cropping to reduce the risk of missing fast-developing highlights. The camera's rugged design makes it ideal for harsh outdoor environments, such as air ...... read more
UAE reach Rome with three stage victories
In a thrilling three weeks of cycling action, the 2023 Giro d’Italia witnessed an impressive performance by Joao Almeida of UAE Team Emirates, who clinched a well-deserved podium finish in third place. Almeida, supported by his strong team, showcased his talent and determination throughout the race, leaving a lasting mark on the prestigious Italian Grand Tour.
UAE Team Emirates came into the Giro d’Italia with high ambitions, and their prowess was evident from the very beginning. The team’s sprinter, Pascal Ackermann, showcased his speed and power by sprinting to victory on stage 11 to Tortona.
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 2023: XPark Jr, a natural forest-style playscape for children, has introduced a diverse and engaging range of activities designed to stimulate creativity, curiosity and compassion in a first of its kind for the UAE. Featuring everything from mud play to animal care, the park offers the opportunity for children to explore and engage with nature while embracing an X state of mind through enjoyable and playful experiences.
Mud Play is a favourite among children, allowing them to get tactile and messy while building their sensory skills and imagination. At XPark Jr, children can engage in clay playing, clay painting, mud kitchen and mud toss activiti ...... read more
Experience the exquisite artworks of Farnaz, Katerina, and Nour at Project Art's 14th Edition, running from May 29 to June 06, immerse in the Artistic Process with live painting session during the exhibition dates
Dubai, UAE, May 29, 2023: Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens is set to host the 14th edition of Project Art, featuring the remarkable talents of three artists: Farnaz Farid, Katerina Krivda, and Nour Abu Ghaida. Taking place from May 29 to June 06 in the lobby of the hotel, the artists will showcase their unique artistic journeys and captivate audiences with their stunning creations.
Farnaz Farid, the Iranian, Dubai-based artist, combines her passion for art with her ...... read more
NEW DASHBOARD PROVIDES REAL TIME VESSEL STATUS UPDATES TO INCREASE EFFICIENCY AND VISIBILITY OF SUPPLY CHAIN IN THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA
Dubai, UAE – 29 May 2023: CARGOES Community by DP World has launched a new dashboard for shipping lines at the company’s Jeddah terminal, bringing the customer experience fully digital. With this update, CARGOES Community System is now one of the most advanced port community systems available in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – allowing shipping lines to obtain real-time status updates of any registered vessel coming in or out of the terminal in a simple and cost-effective way. The CARGOES Community System includes container management ...... read more
WITH A STAR-STUDDED MEGA CELEBRATION FOR ITS 23RD EDITION AT YAS ISLAND, ABU DHABI, #IIFA2023 BROUGHT THE BEST OF INDIAN CINEMA.
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE EVENING OF NEXA IIFA AWARDS 2023
HRITHIK ROSHAN WINS BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE (MALE) FOR VIKRAM VEDHA
JAYANTILAL GADA ACCEPTS THE AWARD ON BEHALF OF ALIA BHATT AS SHE WINS THE BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE (FEMALE) FOR GANGUBAI KATHIAWADI
R MADHAVAN WINS THE BEST DIRECTION CATEGORY FOR ROCKETRY: THE NAMBI EFFECT
SPECIAL AWARD: OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN REGIONAL CINEMA: RITEISH & GENELIA
A.R RAHMAN PRESENTS THE OUTSTANDING AWARD TO MR. KAMAL HAASAN FOR HIS ‘OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN INDIAN CINEMA’
DESIGNER MA ...... read more
May 28th, 2023: FIA President Mohammed Ben Sulayem paid an amicable visit to the President of FIFA Gianni Infantino with the aim of discussing collaboration opportunities in the areas of sporting governance, stewarding and refereeing practices. Additionally, there was an in-depth, fruitful discussion on the Online Abuse campaign during which both parties highlighted the importance of joining forces with representative bodies from other sports along with other stakeholders for a greater positive impact.
FIA President Mohammed Ben Sulayem said: “It was great to meet with President Infantino at the Monaco Grand Prix and tour our Race Control today. We discussed the gr ...... read more
Impressive final TT as UAE place three in top-10
In a thrilling display of individual prowess and determination, the Giro d’Italia stage 20 took the riders on a challenging time trial from Tarvisio to Monte Lussari (18.6km). The stage promised to be a true test of strength and strategy, as the riders battled against the clock and the unforgiving terrain.
Joao Almeida, who had already showcased his exceptional climbing skills throughout the Giro d’Italia, was eager to prove his prowess against the clock and came home in third place with a time of 45’05’’.
With focused intensity, Almeida powered through the initial kilometers ...... read more
Dubai – 28 May 2023: Dubai Customs has equipped the Jebel Ali & TECOM Customs Center with a first-of-its-kind advanced system in the world for inspecting heavy and light vehicles, equipment, and yachts through X-ray scanning. This system allows the center to double its inspection operations and accelerate procedures, supporting the smooth flow of business and trade and enhancing the position of Jebel Ali Port as the largest port in the Middle East and one of the most important ports globally.
The system has been customized to meet Dubai Customs' requirements, allowing it to scan vehicles and heavy equipment with maximum dimensions of 5.9 meters by 5.5 meters. The sys ...... read more