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Larson&Holz broker launches an ICO to start an ultimately new project—a crypto-version of a retail Forex broker. Larson&Holz is a high-tech company, for 13 years it has been implementing innovative ideas and the top IT trends. Crypto-currencies are one of the most promising and fastest-growing fields in the cyber community. People inc... Read more
Currently operates 14 outlets across 5 countries UAE – 5 (Abu Dhabi – 03, Dubai - 02) Oman – 5 (Muscat – 04, Sohar - 01) Bahrain – 2 (Manama Gold City, Juffair Mall) Kuwait – 1 (Sama Mall) Singapore – 1 (Jurong Point Shopping Mall)  The key features of MGD – Lifestyle Jewellery are: Light weigh... Read more
Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2017:  Are you bothered by that crease between your eyebrows, sunken eye area or worried about losing facial fullness? Fillerina’s Dermo-Cosmetic 14-Day Filler Treatment Kit is the quick fix to all your problems without the need to undergo a surgery and other injectable treatments. . Made with Hyaluronic acid... Read more
Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2017:  Huawei was the first ICT solutions provider to complete the entire second phase of 5G technology R&D test organized by the IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group. The results obtained during the test were showcased at the PT/Expo China 2017. Huawei's leading position in test completion and newly acquired resu... Read more
The Abu Dhabi distributor adds excitement to the inauguration by launching the newest SUV – the 2018 Nissan X-TRAILAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, October 23, 2017:  Al Masaood Automobiles Company, the exclusive distributor of Nissan vehicles in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, has recently inaugurated its highly anticipated Nissan Retail Environ... Read more
UAE coach Mohammad Al Mazmi: “People will see us play with our heart for the country”.  . Dubai, UAE, October 23, 2017:   Mohammad Al Mazmi, coach of the UAE national beach soccer team, reckons his side have a point to prove at the upcoming Intercontinental Beach Soccer Cup in Dubai after the disappointment of 2016 and th... Read more
In conjunction with Dubai Fitness Challenge, Mama Tani, an Emirati cuisine Café introduces its fitness menu from October 20 The Dubai Fitness Challenge is a city initiative of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council for Dubai Government to make Dubai the most active... Read more
Churrasco Night at Cabana, Address Dubai Mall. Let the fascinating flavours of Brazil take over your evening in the chill-chic settings of Cabana. Experience the mystique palette unfold in the form of succulent Churrasco grills sizzled to perfection and a variety of other Brazilian delicacies. The iconic views of Burj Khalifa and tantalising select... Read more
In cooperation with Niron Health Insurance CompanyDubai, UAE, October 22, 2017:  Emirates Post Group organize, in cooperation with Niron Health Insurance Company, the health insurer for EPG employees, the Health Day event at Dubai Karama Central Post Office, with the participation of  number of medical service providers within Niron group... Read more
Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2017:  They might not be the real thing, but two local namesakes of Spanish giants Barcelona and Madrid matched the goal-scoring feats of the originals, launching their campaign in the seven-a-side football tournament of the Positive Soul community sports initiative with big wins.Barcelona were dominant as they defeated... Read more
Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2017:  UAE Team Emirates’ Filippo Ganna has been crowned the Individual Pursuit European Champion. Following his silver medal in the 2017 World Championships, the Italian rider rode to victory on Saturday evening in Berlin, Germany wearing the Italian national team kit and riding on a Colnago bike. Commenting... Read more
Corporate victory for CG Racing 1 and ZOOM Racing Team claims Nations CupDubai, UAE, 22 October 2017:   Batelco Racing is in firm control of the Dubai Kartdrome Endurance Championship after taking its third consecutive win of the 2017 series on Saturday (21 October), narrowly beating out arch rivals CG Racing Pro.  The Choueiri ... Read more
Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2017:  Swiss watchmaker Rado is giving its latest design collaboration a time to shine. The Rado True Face, co-created with innovative Polish architect Oskar Zieta, is a limited edition timepiece that combines Zieta’s signature reflective surfaces with the classic design and high-tech construction of the Rado True... Read more
Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2017:  In line with its sustained efforts to advance the implementation of child protection policies in the country, Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation’s (AMAF) Family Village, lately organized a seminar on psychological and criminal evaluation of employees. Hosted in collaboration with the General Departmen... Read more
 

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Twelve Memorandums of Understanding Signed to Accelerate Building the Area of the Future. Dubai, UAE: 23 October, 2017:  UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum today attended the signing of 12 Memorandums of Understanding between Area 2071 and various local and international partners. Area 2071 seeks to find innovative solutions to current and future development challenges faced in a number of sectors. This is part of the UAE Centennial 2071 mission to make the UAE one of the most advanced countries in the world by 2071.  At the event, His Highness said, “We launched Area 2071 to provide a zone de ......read more

Al-Zeyoudi: Biosecurity and biosafety are key issues at the national and global levels Dubai-UAE: 23 October, 2017:  The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) today launched the two-day UAE 3rd Biosecurity Conference in Dubai, drawing the participation of sector-specific national and global thought leaders. During his opening remarks, His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al-Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, and Chairman of the National Committee of Biosecurity, said: “The conference has been convened at a time when there is an urgent need to accelerate efforts to achieve the objectives of the National Biosecurity Strategy and build an integrated ......read more

Company displays IoT-enabled industry platforms at Booth 63, Hall 6 at Dubai World Trade Centre Dubai-UAE: 23 October, 2017:   Underscoring its role as the frontrunner of energy management and automation, Schneider Electric is showcasing its comprehensive portfolio of state-of-the-art technologies at this week’s Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2017.  From 23 to 25 October, Schneider Electric’s Booth 63 in Hall 6 at the Dubai World Trade Centre is exhibiting the company’s innovative solutions for every level of the value chain – from IoT products and local control to software suites and digital services. Visitors can ca ......read more

The company is building on its commitment to the Middle East and its long-term growth plan across new markets Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 23, 2017 – TECNO, a premier mobile phone brand under TRANSSION HOLDINGS, will be revealing the next of its smart phone handsets available to the Middle East market in line with its commitment and growth plans to the region. According to Statista.com, smartphone usage in the Middle East and Africa region is continuing to grow steadily, with around 123.7 million owners in the region in 2016, up from 106.4 million during 2015.  Earlier this year, International Data Corporation (IDC) reported that the GCC mobile phone market reboun ......read more

Student showcase, smart solutions, and world-class lighting projects share limelight at region’s premier industry event Dubai, UAE, October 23, 2017:   A glittering awards ceremony has capped off a successful three days at the Middle East’s premier lighting design and technology exhibition, where a dedicated student showcase and the launch of the region’s first institute dedicated to lighting education and knowledge were among the many highlights. The 12th edition of Light Middle East concluded on 19th October 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, drawing in 5,755 visitors from 84 countries. Showcasing their latest products and ......read more

Larson&Holz broker launches an ICO to start an ultimately new project—a crypto-version of a retail Forex broker. Larson&Holz is a high-tech company, for 13 years it has been implementing innovative ideas and the top IT trends. Crypto-currencies are one of the most promising and fastest-growing fields in the cyber community. People increasingly prefer e-money to conventional and pay for goods and services online and crypto-currencies. It guarantees anonymity and maximum safety, which is vital in our times of cybercrimes. Thorough analysis has shown new opportunities created by cyber money, and Larson&Holz has decided to create a crypto-version of a Forex broker. Larson&am ......read more

Dubai – 23 October 2017:  Dubai Customs is taking part, next Thursday 26th October 2017, in “A Day without Service Centres” which was approved by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The initiative aims to encourage customers to turn to smart channels to obtain government services and complete transactions.  The Dubai Department of Finance (DoF), being the central entity concerned with collecting public revenues for the Dubai government, has launched the initiative and coordinated with Dubai Customs and other government entities in Dubai to close service centres across the emirate f ......read more

Highlights new technologies such as artificial intelligence shall be incorporated in the health sector.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 23, 2017:  The Dubai Health Authority’s ongoing roll out of  a series of policies and plans across different specialities in order to meet the objectives of the Dubai Health Strategy 2016-2021, is on track, highlighted a top level official at the recent DHA quarterly strategy meeting.   The meeting was organised in partnership with the HCI group.    HE Humaid Al Qutami, Chairman of the Board and Director-General of the DHA, said: “ The strategy has been chalked out after comprehensive researc ......read more

Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Thani: The data of 23% of Emirati households and 47% of individuals has been collected so far Sharjah , 23rd  October 2017:  The Sharjah Department of Statistics and Community Development (DSCD) announced that the recently launched “Tahdeeth” project has so far contacted more than 13, 000 Emirati families, who were covered by the 2015 population census, in the first 15 days of the implementation of the project, covering the period from October 7-22. The department has managed in a short period of time to make 13, 000 calls from its call centre, leading to updating data of 6, 700 Emirati households whose members amounted to 55,000 citi ......read more

The thyroid, a butterfly-shaped gland in the neck, produces hormones essential for metabolism and brain activity. Symptoms of a thyroid problem are often vague, but if you notice any of the following signs persisting, or have more than one, Snowdonia Medical Centre recommend seeing a doctor to request a simple blood test to gauge your hormone levels. 1. Sleep Changes  If you’ve always been a good sleeper but suddenly can’t snooze through the night, it could signal a thyroid problem. An overactive thyroid pumps out certain hormones (triiodothyronine, known as T3, and thyroxine, known as T4) in excess, which can overstimulate the central nervous system and lead to insomn ......read more

DUBAI, UAE, October 23, 2017:  Home to more than 51 million people, the GCC is a rapidly developing region that faces growing demands on its infrastructure. Estimates suggest that the population could rise to 65 million by 2030, placing extra pressure not only on natural resources, but also on national infrastructure and governments to lay significant foundation plans for the future. Along with other stakeholders, Ford recognises that massive changes are coming to the way people and goods move around cities and is working with local governments, companies and citizens on finding solutions to solve these challenges.  This week in Riyadh, The Future Investment Initiative summit ......read more

The Abu Dhabi distributor adds excitement to the inauguration by launching the newest SUV – the 2018 Nissan X-TRAIL Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, October 23, 2017:  Al Masaood Automobiles Company, the exclusive distributor of Nissan vehicles in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, has recently inaugurated its highly anticipated Nissan Retail Environment Design Initiative “NREDI” in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Hamdan Al Nahyan at the grand reopening of its Khalidiya Showroom.    At the event, the distributor also launched the latest 2018 Nissan X-TRAIL, which has undergone a distinctive and robust redesign and includes enhanced practicalit ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 23, 2017:   ICS Financial Systems Limited (ICSFS), the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions, announced that International Islamic Bank (IMTB), has gone live on the multi-awards winning system ICS BANKS ISLAMIC. International Islamic bank chose ICS BANKS ISLAMIC to provide its customers with the bespoke products and services, the project kicked off in mid-march 2017, and it was finalized, in a record break time of five months, taking into consideration the modules implemented including existing data migration, the implementation process was smooth, swift and transparent. The Deputy General Manager of International Islam ......read more

DP World is proud to support and contribute to Dubai’s vision to become the world’s leading cruise tourism hub, Mr. Bin Sulayem Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 October, 2017:  With Dubai becoming a premiere international cruise destination, DP World is ready to take on the increasing influx of holiday makers with the start of the 2017-18 cruise tourism season and is expecting 115 luxury cruise ships from 22 ocean-sailing cruise lines to berth at Mina Rashid’s Dubai Cruise Terminal facilities over the coming season. The Dubai Cruise Terminal, operated by DP World, at Port Rashid is one of the world’s top five ultra-luxury ports and a preferred port of call f ......read more

Philips Lighting showcases smart city technology at WETEX 2017 October 23, Dubai, UAE:  Philips Lighting, the world leader in lighting, is showcasing its connected lighting technology at the 19th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) in support of the 'Dubai plan 2021' that seeks to make Dubai a smart, integrated and connected city. The event is being held from 23-25 October 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The theme for Philips Lighting’s pavilion this year is ‘Empowering Smart Cities with Connected Lighting.’ Innovations including Philips ActiveSite, Philips Solar, Philips iLight – Philips C ......read more

Al Wahda Mall becomes a one-stop solution offering to its visitors Banks and Ministry of Labour services alongwith already existing fashion and lifestyle brands to offer more to its visitors at one go “We believe in adding more value to what we already have to offer to our visitors, the mall continues to remain an ‘everything mall’” - Mr. Mohammed Nauman Thakur, General Manager, Al Wahda Mall The mall is headed towards being adaptive keeping customer satisfaction its main dedication Al Wahda Mall, sprawling across 3.3 million square feet with over 350 brands including fashion, beauty, entertainment, food, supermarkets with this new initiative caters not only ......read more

UAE coach Mohammad Al Mazmi: “People will see us play with our heart for the country”   Dubai, UAE, October 23, 2017:   Mohammad Al Mazmi, coach of the UAE national beach soccer team, reckons his side have a point to prove at the upcoming Intercontinental Beach Soccer Cup in Dubai after the disappointment of 2016 and the hosts are leaving nothing to chance as they prepare for the mega event. Held under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai Government and Dubai Sports Council (DSC), and organised by the Dubai Sports Council, the 7th edition of the annual beach so ......read more

Abu Dhabi, 23 October 2017:  Etisalat today announced a new international calling plan for all fixed-line home customers. The new Unlimited International Calling plan will have wide appeal in the UAE as it enables expats to remain in touch with their friends and family back home. The new plan works with any of Etisalat’s current home phone services, including all eLife services. Customers simply subscribe to the pack, priced at just AED 150 per month and can then make unlimited international calls to a preferred country of their choice. Customers simply choose from a list of 64 countries, calls can then be made to any mobile or fixed line number in that country. While subscr ......read more

Growing portfolio supports UAE commitment to drive energy diversification and support knowledge economy Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 October 2017:  Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, Masdar, announced details of its participation in the 19th annual Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX), starting today (23-25 October) in Dubai.    As a continued Strategic Sponsor of WETEX 2017, Masdar will showcase its growing clean energy portfolio in the UAE and worldwide, including innovative projects in water desalination and waste-to-energy production. It will also address conference delegates on critical issues such as clean-tech innovation ......read more

MEPCO a leading Paper Manufacturer Joins Delegation of 60 Leading Saudi Arabian Companies in Saudi Pavilion  Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; 22 October 2017:  The Middle East and Africa’s leading vertically-integrated paper manufacturer, the Middle East Paper Company (MEPCO), participates in the 44th session of the Baghdad International Fair on 21st – 30th October. The company will join a delegation of around 60 leading Saudi Arabian companies in the Saudi Pavilion. Mr. Sami Safran, CEO MEPCO commented: “We are proud to join the Saudi Export Development Authority in building bridges of communication with Iraq, part of a broader KSA government and business effort to cr ......read more

Currently operates 14 outlets across 5 countries UAE – 5 (Abu Dhabi – 03, Dubai - 02) Oman – 5 (Muscat – 04, Sohar - 01) Bahrain – 2 (Manama Gold City, Juffair Mall) Kuwait – 1 (Sama Mall) Singapore – 1 (Jurong Point Shopping Mall)   The key features of MGD – Lifestyle Jewellery are: Light weight & trendy jewellery Practical and simple jewellery for daily use Transparency & assured quality Gifting for oneself and loved ones Convenience & competitive pricing  Malabar Gold & Diamonds, one among the BIG 5 jewellery retailers globally unfurled its new retail concept; MG ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2017:  Are you bothered by that crease between your eyebrows, sunken eye area or worried about losing facial fullness? Fillerina’s Dermo-Cosmetic 14-Day Filler Treatment Kit is the quick fix to all your problems without the need to undergo a surgery and other injectable treatments.  Made with Hyaluronic acid (HA), a type of nutrient that is naturally produced by our skin to hydrate and revitalize the skin, this non-invasive topical filler treatment has been clinically approved to provide a positive filling effect by plumping out deep wrinkles and restoring youthful skin.  Fillerina dermo-cosmetic filler not only decreases the wrinkle depth and ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2017:  Huawei was the first ICT solutions provider to complete the entire second phase of 5G technology R&D test organized by the IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group. The results obtained during the test were showcased at the PT/Expo China 2017.  Huawei's leading position in test completion and newly acquired results further accelerate the progress of 5G technology R&D and help form a set of global unified standards to impressively conclude China's second phase of 5G test.   Huawei is conducting 5G Technology R&D Trial tests in Huairou District, Beijing Huawei achieved the best air interface test result to secure industry-leading d ......read more

In conjunction with Dubai Fitness Challenge, Mama Tani, an Emirati cuisine Café introduces its fitness menu from October 20 The Dubai Fitness Challenge is a city initiative of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council for Dubai Government to make Dubai the most active city in the world with 30 minutes of daily activity for 30 days Mama Tani Café is located at Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown, Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 October 2017:  Mama Tani, the Emirati Café located in the heart of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, introduces a fitness menu in line with The Dubai ......read more

Spotlight shines on prominent speakers at government conference series Dubai, 22 October 2017:  The Dubai Government Excellence Program has announced that H.E. Ohood Al Roumi, Minister of Happiness of the UAE Cabinet, H.E. Lieutenant Dhahi Khalfan Tamim head of General Security of the UAE, and former Malaysian cabinet member Idris Jala will speak at this year’s Dubai Forum for Government Best Practices. Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the knowledge platform will run from 7-8 November at Dubai World Trade Center, and will feature these known dynamos in the public s ......read more

Churrasco Night at Cabana, Address Dubai Mall Let the fascinating flavours of Brazil take over your evening in the chill-chic settings of Cabana. Experience the mystique palette unfold in the form of succulent Churrasco grills sizzled to perfection and a variety of other Brazilian delicacies. The iconic views of Burj Khalifa and tantalising selection of meats is further complemented with an eclectic mix of Brazilian music and a spectacular samba dance performance. The ambience is perfect to unwind and rediscover weekends with friends and family. Entertainment: Brazilian Samba Dance Performance, Live Band Music  Date: Every Thursday Time: 7pm to 11pm Price: AED 295 per person includ ......read more

Dubai, October 22, 2017:  After the overwhelming success of the Shopathon event earlier this year, Centrepoint, the region’s largest fashion retailer, is giving customers an exciting opportunity to indulge in fabulous deals with up to 70% discount.  The second Shopathon event is being held between October 26-29, and customers can take advantage of exciting deals on www.centrepointstores.com.  From Splash’s latest trends and Shoe Mart’s most wanted footwear to Baby Shop’s best seller’s and Lifestyle’s totally awesome home, accessories and beauty selection for all ages and both genders, Centrepoint is giving their online shoppers unbeata ......read more

In cooperation with Niron Health Insurance Company Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2017:  Emirates Post Group organize, in cooperation with Niron Health Insurance Company, the health insurer for EPG employees, the Health Day event at Dubai Karama Central Post Office, with the participation of  number of medical service providers within Niron group. Niron doctors participating in this voluntary campaign that included raising health awareness and dangers of chronic diseases and the examination of diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol in addition to the inspection of bones density, eye and fitness test. Since its start, the campaign has been very popular and welcomed by the EPG staff ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2017:  They might not be the real thing, but two local namesakes of Spanish giants Barcelona and Madrid matched the goal-scoring feats of the originals, launching their campaign in the seven-a-side football tournament of the Positive Soul community sports initiative with big wins. Barcelona were dominant as they defeated Lootah 6-1 at Muhaisnah Park, while Madrid blanked Al Ittihad 4-0 on the opening weekend of the second stage of the Positive Soul initiative, which was launched by Dubai Police in collaboration with Dubai Sports Council in May. Gulf Heroes defeated Muhaisnah 3-2 and Al Khawaneej shared points with Al Ansar following a 3-3 draw in the day&rs ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2017:  UAE Team Emirates’ Filippo Ganna has been crowned the Individual Pursuit European Champion. Following his silver medal in the 2017 World Championships, the Italian rider rode to victory on Saturday evening in Berlin, Germany wearing the Italian national team kit and riding on a Colnago bike.   Commenting on his success, Filippo Ganna said; "I'm very happy I succeeded in being very competitive on the track in my first season as a pro. This season I focused on road racing, being part of an important World Tour team with UAE Team Emirates. I'm proud of this title, I share the joy with my fans, with the Italian national team membe ......read more

TAQATI - Dubai Energy Efficiency Program announces the successful completion of the pilot ‘Home Energy Advice Program’ Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 22 2017:  Building on the momentum to improve energy efficiency in Dubai, TAQATI - Dubai Energy Efficiency Program announced the successful completion of the pilot ‘Home Energy Advice Program’. The program was run across 60 homes in Dubai as part of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) ‘Ideal Home Initiative’ and supports DEWA’s efforts to achieve the Smart Dubai initiative launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler ......read more

Ericsson announces latest Innovation Awards 2018 for students worldwide This year’s theme is ’The Future of Truth’ All entries will have a chance to win a trip to Stockholm, an expert Ericsson mentorship and a €25,000 grand prize! Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2017:  Ericsson has recently announced that it's 2018 Ericsson Innovation Awards competition is now open until November 15th, 2017, for students worldwide. This year’s theme is The Future of Truth: How will we find, validate and share truth in the age of ICT? Those that submit their entries will have a chance to win a trip to Stockholm, an expert Ericsson mentorship and a €25,000 grand p ......read more

Additional NRL laboratories awarded the gold standard for quality accreditation in the laboratory industry National Reference Laboratory becomes the largest laboratory network accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) in the Middle East region National Reference Laboratory and College of American Pathologists to organize a laboratory inspectors training program in Abu Dhabi, for the first time in the Middle East  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 22 October 2017:  National Reference Laboratory (NRL), part of Mubadala’s network of world-class healthcare providers, has become the largest laboratory network accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) in the ......read more

Polycom to offer its portfolio of high definition voice and video technology for Microsoft’s newly announced Teams collaboration platform Introducing Polycom RealConnect Hybrid, the first video interoperability solution that allows Skype for Business online and on-premises meeting participants to connect with existing video devices  Polycom’s next generation Skype Room System, the MSR, complete with Polycom’s industry-leading voice and video solutions now available for pre-orders Dubai, UAE – October 22, 2017:  For nearly 15 years, customers using powerful collaboration platforms from Microsoft have also enjoyed Polycom HD voice and video quality ......read more

Corporate victory for CG Racing 1 and ZOOM Racing Team claims Nations Cup Dubai, UAE, 22 October 2017:   Batelco Racing is in firm control of the Dubai Kartdrome Endurance Championship after taking its third consecutive win of the 2017 series on Saturday (21 October), narrowly beating out arch rivals CG Racing Pro.   The Choueiri Group (CG) fared better in the Corporate category, scoring its first class win of the year, while ZOOM Racing Team added another Nations Cup trophy to the one it earned in round two. After 700 kilometres and over twelve hours of endurance kart racing on the Reverse Switchback Circuit at Dubai Kartdrome, Mohammed Mattar, Ramez Azzam and S ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2017:  Swiss watchmaker Rado is giving its latest design collaboration a time to shine. The Rado True Face, co-created with innovative Polish architect Oskar Zieta, is a limited edition timepiece that combines Zieta’s signature reflective surfaces with the classic design and high-tech construction of the Rado True family. The Rado True Face is housed in matt grey high-tech ceramic, lending the timepiece versatile beauty and impressive scratch resistance in a lightweight package. The satin-finish neutral tone of the case and bracelet form a harmonious contrast with the centrepiece of the watch: the high-gloss metallic dial. Gently concave in structure, th ......read more

DUBAI – October 22, 2017:  Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), and SenseTime Group Limited today announced plans to collaborate on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) for future mobile and IoT products. This collaboration will draw from the expertise of both companies in AI by leveraging SenseTime’s ML models and algorithms with Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ premium and high-tier platforms, which offer advanced heterogeneous computing capabilities for client based AI. The companies expect to drive the popularity and development of on-device AI in areas such as innovative vision and camera-based image process ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2017:  In line with its sustained efforts to advance the implementation of child protection policies in the country, Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation’s (AMAF) Family Village, lately organized a seminar on psychological and criminal evaluation of employees.  Hosted in collaboration with the General Department of Forensic Science and Criminology at Dubai Police, the evaluation is one of the essential pre-requisites to continue working at the Family Village and aims to ensure best-in-class protection for its orphaned children to enable their psychological and physical well-being.  In line with AMAF’s efforts to improve work procedures ......read more

New Paramedic Concept and e-NV200 Fridge Concept to debut at Tokyo Motor Show Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2017:   Nissan will unveil two new fully customized vehicles at the Tokyo Motor Show to improve city mobility: the new Paramedic Concept and the all-electric e-NV200 Fridge Concept. Packed with new technologies and features, the new Paramedic Concept will be Nissan’s fifth-generation ambulance and builds on the success of the previous versions, which are sold exclusively in Japan. The next-generation ambulance is based on Nissan’s NV350 Caravan, providing better comfort for the patient and a better work environment for paramedics and drivers. The company will a ......read more

HP ZBook x2 PC Allows Designers to Unleash the Power of Adobe Creative Cloud and Other Professional Applications   Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2017:  HP unveiled the world’s most powerful detachable PC1 designed to solve the performance and mobility needs of artists, designers and digital imaging professionals who need to push Adobe Creative Cloud® and other professional applications to the limit. The performance of the HP ZBook x2, the world’s first detachable workstation,15  increases productivity and allows digital creators and storytellers the freedom to work when and where inspiration strikes.    HP’s reinvention of detachable PCs b ......read more

UAE, 22 October, 2017:  Max, the largest value fashion brand in the region, embraces the punk movement this season with the new Rock Noir collection.  Under the umbrella of the 2017 Autumn/Winter Collection, the Rock Noir collection brings in elements from the 1980’s and transforms the casual alternative look into a classic appearance with bold attitude. The collection comes with precise fits in a palette of classic monochromes with an offset of deep reds, blush pink and metallics.   Stylish padded bomber jackets, classic chequered shirts, metallic pleated midi skirts and floral sweatshirts set the trend for the season.   Padded Bomber Jacket - AED 10 ......read more

UAE, October 21, 2017- The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) recently signed an agreement with Neopharma Factory to provide some medical stocks used for emergency situations, including 103 types of pharmaceutical products, medicines for emergency cases and other medicines to further enhance the health security of the country following the directives under the Council of Ministers No. 39 of 2015. H.E. Dr. Amin Hussein Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary of Public Health Policy and Licensing of the Ministry of Health & Prevention, accompanied by Dr. Abdul Karim Abdullah Al Zarouni, Director of the Department of Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Operations, signed the agreement on be ......read more

AED 35,000 awarded in competition that recognises the creative talents of women of all ages  Sharjah, October 21, 2017:  Sharjah Ladies Club (SLC) has announced that it has received a total of 292 entries from 27 nationalities for its ‘Noon Arts’ Award. Its theme translating as ‘Huwiyyati - My Identity,’ the Award supports talented creative artists in the field of painting and photography, with the best designs taking a share of AED 35,000 prize money and being displayed in SLC’s Noon Gallery. Launched to celebrate individual identity and to honour female artists, the Huwiyyati Award is in line with SLC’s commitment to support the field of ......read more

Johnson’s Baby Wipes Masterclass highlights the delicacies of babies’ skin, and the importance of product choice as a young mum Dubai, UAE, 21 October, 2017:  Johnson’s Baby cleaned up the clutter for millennial mums by hosting an exclusive event that focused on the delicacies of babies’ skin. The Baby Wipes Masterclass is a unique initiative that brought together mums from across the country to teach them about the intricacies and importance of understanding infant skin care. With myriad skincare options on the shelves today, it’s often difficult for new and young mums to make educated decisions for their babies. Moreover, baby wipes can appear simil ......read more

**A Fun Week Of Activities For The Whole Family Including Cookie Decorating, Cupcake Baking, Pizza Making, Trick Or Treating, Fun Fancy Dress And More**   Bring the little ones to Tub Of Butter, the casual dining restaurant, marketplace and deli just off Sheikh Zayed Road, for some Halloween fun! Children can take part in activities in the Haunted House from Friday 27th October until the 31st. They can try their hand at Cookie Decorating, Pizza Baking, Pumpkin Decorating and plenty more in the Spooky Kitchen while you enjoy some eerie fun yourself, or relax and enjoy a much needed latte and a slice of pumpkin pie in the lounge.     Tub Of Butter’s Week o ......read more

Every year, we celebrate the 'World Energy Day' on the 22nd day of October, as mandated by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, during the World Energy Forum that was held in Dubai in 2012. This day serves as an occasion to inspire us to exert more efforts in the move to make our communities more aware of the importance of rationalizing energy consumption; reducing our carbon footprint and mitigating its harmful effects; understanding the significance of renewable and clean energy sources; increasing and supporting efforts to achieve sustainable development and to drive in a successful transformation to a ......read more

2017 IFIP/IEEE International Conference to Showcase Latest Research from UAE and around the World on Internet of Things Abu Dhabi-UAE: 21 October, 2017:  The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, a research-driven graduate-level institution focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today announced that it is hosting the 2017 IFIP/IEEE International Conference on Very Large Scale Integration-System on Chips (VLSI-SoC) on the theme of ‘The Internet of Things: SoC Opportunities and Challenges’. Masdar Institute is part of the Khalifa University of Science and Technology. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the interconnection of sensing devices emb ......read more

Masdar’s funding towards Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre supports commitment of Abu Dhabi to promote knowledge economy  Dubai, UAE, October 21, 2017:  A new research centre at the University of Manchester in England aimed at marketing products and technologies made from a “wonder material” known as graphene will be called The Masdar Building.   Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, Masdar, is the principal funder of the purpose-built Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC), which held its formal “topping out” ceremony attended by UK and UAE government representatives and university officials.   Graphene is a super- ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 21, 2017:   Etihad Airways and Alibaba’s Tmall and Alitrip will today debut a specially branded aircraft livery for the 11.11 Global Shopping Festival 2017. Five aircraft emblazoned with this special 11.11 exterior will depart from Abu Dhabi travelling to four destinations in Greater China - Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu and Hong Kong. In the coming month, these five aircraft will carry this unique branding to over 40 cities across Etihad Airways' global network.    China has over 721 million internet users and the ecommerce industry in China has grown continuously over the past decade. Tmall is the lead player in the country’s ecomm ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 21, 2017:  The 4th Inter-School Young Business Talent Hunt 2017 (YBTH) organized by Skyline University College and The Young Vision magazine has received an overwhelming participation of 40 schools from across the UAE during the 3-day event from October 16-18, 2017 at SUC campus. A total number of 247 teams are competing in three categories of Advertisement Design, New Business Plan, and New Mobile Application. The Chief Guest of the event was SUC Founder President, Mr. Kamal Puri, who delivered a motivational speech to inspire and encourage the young generation. Farzeen Amin, Razan Mutasim, Rashida Puras, Elisha Francesca Santos Salamanca of Westminster School Du ......read more

Three dedicated flight-test aircraft to perform all flight testing for both the A330-800 and A330-900 variants; Development on track for A330-900 entry into service in the middle of 2018. Dubai, UAE, October 19, 2017:  The first of three A330neo Family development aircraft to fly – MSN1795, an A330-900 variant – has landed at Toulouse-Blagnac, France at 14:10 hrs local time after successfully completing its first flight which lasted 4 hours and 13 minutes. The aircraft was powered by the latest technology Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 turbofans.   The crew in the cockpit on board this flight comprised: Experimental Test Pilots Thierry BOURGES, Thomas WILHELM an ......read more

WGES 2017 will create synergies across the social, economic and environmental pillars of sustainable development to help achieve the global agenda of green economy   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 October 2017:  The organising committee of the fourth edition of The World Green Economy Summit (WGES) 2017has organised a press conference today (Thursday, 19th October, 2017) in Emirates Towers hotel to announce the completion of preparations for holding the summit as part of affirming the UAE’s efforts in sustainable development and supporting Dubai’s position as the global capital of green economy.    Held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bi ......read more

Abu Dhabi, October 19, 2017: The Executive Team of the Global Innovation Index under the UAE National Agenda held its fifth national meeting at the Ministry of Economy’s headquarters in Dubai. The session was led by H.E. Abdullah Sultan Al Fan Al-Shamsi, Assistant Undersecretary for Industrial Affairs at the Ministry of Economy and head of the team. Government representatives from the Ministries of Education, Human Resources and Emiratisation, and Finance as well as the Central Bank, the Federal Authority for Competitiveness and Statistics, the Securities and Commodities Authority and the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority participated in the event. The group discussed the late ......read more

  ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced integration support for ServiceNow, ServiceDesk Plus, and Oracle and MS SQL databases within ADManager Plus, its Active Directory management and reporting solution. Available immediately, these integrations enable technicians using ServiceNow, ServiceDesk Plus, and various HR applications to easily carry out AD user management tasks, from user onboarding to deprovisioning. ADManager Plus, a prominent enterprise IT solution, helps admins manage every aspect of Active Directory (AD), including AD users. While ADManager Plus manages and reports on AD, Exchange, Office 365, and more, IT service management tools (ITSM ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 19th October, 2017:  His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council for Dubai Government and Dubai Sports Council launched the Dubai Fitness Challenge as a step towards making Dubai the most active city in the world, and some of the biggest names in the UAE have stepped up to get involved in what is a world first – getting an entire city moving over the course of 30 days. These major organisations across the public and private sector have signed up as official partners and sponsors for the inaugural Dubai Fitness Challenge. Already fully committed to healthy and active l ......read more

AGMC’s new fleet of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) includes the BMW 330e iPerformance, 530e iPerformance, 740Le iPerformance, and BMW X5 XDrive40e, which join the existing plug-in hybrid BMW i8 The new fleet is in showrooms now The UAE is installing electric car-charging stations across the country, with more than 50 already available across Dubai  The fully-electric BMW i3 will be on show at events across Dubai over the coming months, and will join the fleet by 2018 Dubai, UAE, October 19, 2017:  AGMC, the official BMW Group importer for Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has welcomed the eagerly-anticipated fleet of PHEV models in its showroom ......read more

Health insurance coverage starts as low as AED 550 to companies and individuals in Ras Al Khaimah Ras Al Khaimah – UAE 19 October 2017:  Ras Al Khaimah’s Department of Economic Development (DED) has launched an online health portal for the Emirate called Sehteq. Sehteq offers optional and affordable health insurance coverage for companies licensed by DED. Sehteq is a state-of-the-art health care platform that combines ‘Insurtech’ and ‘Healthtech’, the latest technologies in the insurance and health industries. “The Sehteq commitment demonstrates how the DED continues to work towards the vision of His Highness, Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasim ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 19, 2017:  ‘brands4u’, the biggest factory outlet in Dubai showcasing high end brands from all around the world opened its doors to shoppers. The soft opening was in the  presence of Mr. Sunil Shetty an Indian film actor, producer and entrepreneur who is an active star in Bollywood with appearances in more than 110 films. Sunil Shetty as the first customer flagged off the sales.  Hon. Mr. Paul Raymond P. Cortes, Consul General of the Philippines in the UAE officially inaugurated the ‘brands4u’ in the presence of leading dignitaries from diverse fields.  Speaking to the media during the inauguration, Mr. Vijay Samyani, Managin ......read more

World-class technology and managed services result in a turnkey SD-WAN solution for service providers Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. launched its SD-WAN-as-a-Service (software defined wide area network) developed for service providers to offer to their enterprise customers. The comprehensive solution combines the Fujitsu SDN/NFV Consulting Service and Managed Network Service with the Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnectSP SD-WAN solution. Instead of spending months designing and implementing their own solution, the Fujitsu offering allows service providers to quickly deliver SD-WAN-as-a-Service to their enterprise customers. The net result is that service providers can now focus on acquiri ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 19 2017:  October is dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness throughout the world.  Prominent direct selling company QNET, through its wide range of wellness products and services, encourages a healthy and happy lifestyle for women everywhere. “We at QNET believe in a fully balanced life — mentally and physically. Through the Absolute Living Campaign, we hope families, women and children everywhere can achieve wholesome happiness from within. QNET is very involved in women’s health and wellness. With supplements like Sun&Moon, EDG3, and Kenta, we encourage more people to take up a holistic lifestyle,” said QNET P ......read more

Key theme Towards Sustainable and Intelligent Mobility under spotlight at the 3rd International Conference on Future Mobility Dubai, UAE, October 19, 2017:  Recent government initiatives aimed at reducing transport carbon emissions and transforming transportation to intelligent and autonomous modeshas thrown the spotlight on the UAEto be one of the best countries in the world, as the countdown begins to the 3rd International Conference on Future Mobility in Dubai.  The UAE has already seen a series of announcements from various government entities towards achieving the goals outlined in the national agenda of the UAE Vision 2021, and Dubai’s Autonomous Transportation St ......read more

38th outlet inaugurated in Al Barsha by VidyaBalan Dubai, UAE, October 19, 2017:  The line up of Bollywood film stars patronizing Al Adil Trading is seeing a rapid increase over the past few months. The gracious presence of the stunning Bollywood beauty VidyaBalan will enhance the glamour quotient when Al Adil Trading Co LLC, U.A.E.’s leading name for Indian food stuff, inaugurated their 38th outlet in Al Barsha on Tuesday 10thOctober. Announcing this in a press release Dr. Dhananjay (Jay) Datar, Chairman & Managing Director Al Adil Trading Co LLC, said that the inauguration by Bollywood’s leading character actress who has had most of her films declared hit, is an epi ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 19, 2017:  Dubai Airports, operator of the world’s number one airport for international passengers – Dubai International (DXB), and Dubai World Central, has signed an agreement with Union Insurance Company, a leading provider of customer-focused insurance solutions to individuals and corporations in the region, to provide life insurance solutions to Dubai Airports employees  Ann-Marie Campbell, Executive Vice President of Human Resources Development at Dubai Airports said:   “We are very pleased to introduce this new initiative to our employees in collaboration with Union Insurance.  It is a reflection of Dubai Airports’ ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 19, 2017:  Hosted at the Dubai World Trade Centre last night (Wednesday), the Vision-X Vision Plus awards celebrated the latest in design for spectacles, sunglasses, contact lens, and ophthalmology equipment within the Middle Eastern market. The 80-exhibitor strong three day trade event will run until 19 October (Thursday) and is set to return next year from 13-15 November at the Dubai World Trade Centre.   Vision-X VP Award Winners Category Winner Best New Spectacle Frame (Luxury) Silhouette Pure Art/ G014 New Spectacle Frame (Designer) Dunhill  VDH080 col.303 / ICON Best New ......read more

** With 70% of site visitors accessing Glambox.me via their smartphone, leading beauty box has launched an app putting themselves exactly where their customers want them and their special offers – at their fingertips **   Dubai, UAE, October 19, 2017:  The UAE leads the charts when it comes to internet access, with an impressive 99% of our citizens surfing the web, whilst mobile browsing currently accounts for half of the world’s web traffic!    It is fair to say that this rise in mobile technologies has changed how we search for, and shop for the majority of products and services and in no sector is this more true than the beauty world.  &nbs ......read more

Moza Al Marri: Anita DeFrantz is a role model for women in sports and leadership roles Dubai, UAE, October 19, 2017:   Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Awards yesterday announced the participation of Anita DeFrantz, Vice President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), as one of the speakers at the 13th Dubai International Symposium for Sports Creativity, which will be held on November 1 at the Palazzo Versace hotel under the theme “Empowerment of Women in Sport”. DeFrantz, who was a member of the United States rowing team at the 1976 Montreal Summer Olympics and won the bronze medal in the women’s eight, has been one of the leading voic ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 19, 2017:  More than 1,000 people are expected to line-up for the fourth running of the Dubai Desert Warrior Challenge this Friday at Dubailand, the event being a part of the #30x30 Dubai Fitness Challenge this year. Supported by Dubai Sports Council, this year’s Dubai Desert Warrior Challenge will be an official qualifying event for the 2018 Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) World Championships as well, but only in the individual 10km category. The first three heats of the day, starting 7.30am, will be reserved solely for ‘pro’ athletes and only these heats will count towards the Desert Warrior Challenge individual competition - male and fema ......read more

  ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced the integration of ServiceDesk Plus, its flagship ITSM product, with its parent company’s messaging platform, Zoho Cliq. Starting with IT help desks, ManageEngine is leading backroom IT operations into enterprises’ mainstream communication channels. Available immediately for ServiceDesk Plus Cloud users, this integration allows service desk teams to begin accelerating end user self-service adoption, leading to improved support and productivity as well as quicker issue resolution. As businesses break geographic barriers more and more, they’re constantly looking for better messaging tool alternati ......read more

Dubai, UAE; 19th October 2017:  Mashreq, one of the leading financial institutions in the UAE, today has reported its financial results for the first nine months ending 30th September 2017.    Key highlights [9M 2017 vs 9M 2016]: Healthy growth in Net Profit  Net profit for 9M 2017 stood at AED 1.7 billion - a 12.0% increase YoY Impairment Allowance down by 30.0% YoY; Operating expenses lower by almost 2% on the back of effective cost management Consistently high proportion of non-interest income Mashreq’s best-in-class non-interest income to operating income ratio remained high at 39.8%  Investment income up by 73.8% YoY ......read more

UAE, October 18, 2017 - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has recently issued a warning to UAE nationals and residents about traveling to Madagascar, following the country’s report of an alarming increase of cases of pneumonia. The Ministry also encouraged those who need to travel to Madagascar to take extra precautionary measures during their trip, which include maintaining close coordination with key agencies like the Dubai Health Authority, Health Authority - Abu Dhabi and General Civil Aviation Authority. Dr. Fatima Al-Attar, Vice-President of the National Committee for International Health Regulations and the Control of Pandemics, confirmed the absence of infected c ......read more

First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon officially opens world’s first commercial-scale floating wind farm, now supplying around 20,000 households Khaled Abdulla Al Qubaisi, Chief Executive Officer of Mubadala Investment Company’s Aerospace, Renewables & Information Communications Technology platform, and Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, CEO of Masdar, join Scottish government and Statoil officials at launch ceremony in Aberdeen 30MW wind park to be connected to 1MWh Batwind storage solution, further optimising output  Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017:   Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Norway’s Minister for Energy & Petroleum, ......read more

Works include new 3,400-metre runway, passenger terminal, infrastructure upgrade Abu Dhabi-UAE: 18 October, 2017:  Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, extended a US$50 million (AED183.65 million) concessionary loan to the Maldivian government to develop the Velana International Airport in Malé. The Velana International Airport Development Project includes the construction of a new 3,400-metre runway with a breakwater and rehabilitation of the old runway. In addition, the funding will help build a new west passenger terminal and a maintenance building, and complete phase-1 works of the south terminal. The loan agreement was for ......read more

Al Iman School in Bahrain and Supervisor Houriya Al Thil from Morocco also honoured at Dubai closing ceremony Dubai, UAE: 18 October, 2017:  UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum today crowed Afaf Sherif from Palestine the champion of the Arab Reading Challenge. Al Iman School in Bahrain won the best school title and Houriya Al Thil from Morocco was honoured as the most outstanding supervisor.  At the finale of the second round of the Challenge, His Highness said, “We invite all Arab students across the world to join us and to compete in ARC next year; we want to bring Arabs together in the spirit of ......read more

DUBAI, 18 October 2017:  Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) has acquired NOORSAT, one of the leading satellite service providers in the Middle East, from Bahrain’s Orbit Holding Group. Established in 2004, NOORSAT is the premier distributor of Eutelsat capacity in the Middle East, serving blue-chip customers and providing services for over 300 TV channels almost exclusively from Eutelsat’s market-leading Middle East and North Africa neighbourhoods at 7/8° West and 25.5° East. The acquisition of NOORSAT fits with Eutelsat’s broader strategy of streamlining distribution within selected core video neighbourhoods where it can create value. It ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 18, 2017:  The Dubai Health Authority will continue its efforts to seek international accreditations and enhance quality management for its health facilities, said a top health official. Dr. Ahmed Ibrahim Bin Kalban, CEO of Hospital Services Sector at the DHA, said: “The DHA understands the value and importance of medical quality management and international healthcare accreditations in order to achieve and maintain excellence in healthcare.  A majority of our facilities have been accredited and reaccredited subsequently.  From now until end of 2018, we are working on seeking certain accreditations / certifications for our health f ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: October 18, 2017:   His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment and Chairman of the National Biosecurity Committee, will inaugurate the UAE Third Biosecurity Conference, in Dubai on Monday, October 23. The two-day conference under the theme ‘Biosecurity is Everyone’s Responsibility’, will convene a wide local and international participation. His Excellency Engineer Saif Al Shara, Assistant Undersecretary for the External Audit Sector at the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, said that the conference is a key element in the National Committee’s efforts to implement the Nati ......read more

Dubai, 18 October 2017:  E-Vision, a fully-owned subsidiary of Etisalat today announced its first content agreement with BBC Worldwide for the subscription of video-on-demand (SVOD) service.  The content agreement was signed at the ongoing annual trade event MIPCOM held in Cannes, France between 16-19 October. The event gathers the world’s most influential industry players and is an exhibition that showcases the latest blockbuster programming and partners from the global entertainment market. The agreement delivers a broad spectrum of content to Etisalat’s SVOD customers. War and Peace, the critically acclaimed modern take on one of the most famous stories of all ti ......read more

DUBAI – October 18, 2017:  Dubai-headquartered Sustainable Mindz and Denmark-based Eir Soccer announced the launch of Global Goals World Cup UAE (GGWCup UAE), the first women’s only global soccer tournament in the Middle East supporting the United Nations’ 17 Global Goals.  The GGWCup UAE will be hosted in Dubai, the UAE on January 19, 2018, under the patronage of the Royal Danish Embassy Abu Dhabi, Save the Children International and the United Nations Development Programme. The tournament will drive awareness around the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and empowering young girls and women around the world.   Sustainable Mindz and Eir Socc ......read more

UAE, October 18, 2017 - Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) announced today (Wednesday 18 October 2017) that it has cloud-enabled the SAP infrastructure at ANHAM FZCO, a leading Middle East-based supply chain firm, to make its enterprise IT environment more agile, cost-efficient, secure and scalable, enabling ANHAM to respond faster to changing market requirements. Dubai-based ANHAM provides multi-modal project management, logistics, supply chain, warehousing, and fleet, asset and facilities management solutions in the Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia, and Europe.  As part of the engagement, Cognizant migrated mission-critical, on-premise enterprise SAP production system workloads to the ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017:  Our planet is at the edge of a precipice and yet most of us remain blissfully unaware of this impending danger. Our energy hungry economies continue to add millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide  to atmosphere with absolute disregard to the devastating impacts it is causing to our environment , pushing our planet's temperatures higher and higher and reaching a point in the near future where human life may be snuffed out forever.  Climate change is not a myth -- it is one of the harshest reality of our times and the current generation is the last one that has the opportunity to tackle it . These are the messages that youth sustainability organ ......read more

Second day of show sees deals, product launches aplenty Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017:   Two days into the second edition, Prolight + Sound Middle East has been attracting quite a lot of attention from the who's who of the entertainment and events industry in the region. Chockfull of the latest in events and entertainment products and solutions from leading international brands, Prolight + Sound Middle East is tapping into a wellspring of latent demand from the flourishing regional events and entertainment scene, as well as wide interest from hospitality and government representatives. According to research from Euromonitor International (EMI), the UAE’s professio ......read more

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has announced its participation at this year's editions of the Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) and the World Green Economy Summit (WGES), which will be held from 23 to 25 October, 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. During their presence at the three-day show as Strategic Sponsor for WETEX and  a Headline Sponsor for WGES, the company will be throwing the spotlight on its latest range of district cooling solutions and to help increase more awareness in the importance of utilizing energy-efficient, environmen ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE – October 18, 2017:  RSA® Conference, the world’s leading information security conference and exposition, has announced its program of speakers for the third RSA Conference Abu Dhabi, set to take place from November 7-8 at the Emirates Palace. Regional and global experts will take the stage to discuss a range of topics including Cybercrime, Security Strategy, Infrastructure and Operations, Blockchain, AI, Cloud, IoT & Ransomware.   Keeping in line with the tradition of concluding on a high note, this year the Conference will close with the former Director General of the United Kingdom’s MI5, Dame Stella Rimington, who is well renowned ......read more

Bringing global technologies to power smart city expansion in the region  Dubai, UAE October 18, 2017: Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider signed an agreement with two global companies to promote the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) and build a IoT ecosystem in the Middle East: Nextek Solutions, a global IT & software provider and integrator and Quectel, a leading supplier of wireless modules. The two entities will cooperate with Huawei to build Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) solutions that target the needs of regional organizations. In the Middle East, the Internet of Things is being driven by Smart Cities. Governments from this region have made smart city expansio ......read more

HE Aleksandar Vučić, President of the Republic of Serbia, witnesses signing accompanied by HE Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak and Khaled Abdulla Al Qubaisi of Mubadala Investment Company  Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, Masdar 60 per cent shareholder in joint venture developing 158MW Čibuk 1 wind farm 50km outside Belgrade Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017:  Financing for one of the largest wind power projects in mainland Europe has been agreed by the project’s shareholders and lenders at a ceremony in the Serbian capital of Belgrade.   Due for completion in the first half of 2019, the 158 megawatt (MW) capacity Čibuk 1 wind farm will be the l ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017:  UAE Team Emirates will finish their opening UCI World Tour cycling season in China this week, where they will participate in the Tour of Guangxi from Thursday 19 – Tuesday 24 October.     The six-stage race, taking place in the southern region of China bordering Vietnam, will feature seven UAE Team Emirates’ riders including; Matteo Bono (Italy), Valerio Conti (Italy), Kristijan Durasek (Croatia), Andrea Guardini (Italy), Matej Mohoric (Slovenia), Oliviero Troia (Italy) and Federico Zurlo (Italy). The team will be supported by Sports Directors Simone Pedrazzini and Bruno Vicino.   The opening three stages of the ......read more

ALFRESCO DINING IS BACK ON AT PALACE DOWNTOWN Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017:  Now that autumn is upon us, mildly warm days and comfortably cool nights are on their way – meaning it’s time to embrace alfresco dining once again. All of the terraces at Palace Downtown will now be open to our guests. Whether you choose to dine at Asado, Thiptara, FAI, Al Bayt, Buhayra Lounge or Ewaan, you’ll be treated to beautiful settings and stunning views of Burj Khalifa, The Dubai Fountain and the Palace Gardens. Treat your taste buds to the sun-kissed flavours of Latin America at Asado, Palace Downtown A culinary fiesta that pays homage to the rich flavours and rustic charm of ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017:  GROHE, the world’s leading provider of sanitary fittings and a global brand, is proud to announce its participation in WETEX 2017 in Dubai. The leader in sanitary technology will be showcasing its latest products which represent GROHE’s dedication to innovative water conservation. From the 23rd to the 25th of October, 2017, visitors will be able to discover the latest innovations from GROHE. At the exhibition, the GROHE stand will be located in the SmarTech hall and visitors that pass by the stand will receive a coupon for free installation of any GROHE product. ...read more

First of 84 new STS automated gantry cranes arrive with retrofitted equipment servicing global shipping alliances Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 October, 2017:  Global trade enabler DP World is stepping up container handling productivity at its flagship Jebel Ali Port, by adding 1.5 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) to Container Terminal 3 (T3).  The expansion is in response to emerging market demand and increases the port’s capacity from 18 million TEU to 19.5 million TEU. T3 now has a capacity of 4 million TEU and will be the world’s largest semi-automated terminal.  The first batch of 37 new ship-to-shore (STS) cranes and 47 Automated Rai ......read more

Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition, Dubai International Exhibition Center, Dubai, Booth No. TSP 1, Zaabeel Hall Siemens to showcase digitalized portfolio for sustainable energy  Visitors can experience the inner workings of a gas turbine in virtual reality  Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017:  At the 19th Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) in Dubai, held from October 23th until 25th, Siemens will demonstrate ways to achieve a sustainable energy future with its digitalized portfolio. At the company’s stand at Zaabeel Hall, visitors can interact with various virtual and augmented reality demonstrations featuring Siemens&rs ......read more

Demand for eco-products on the rise, even as the global market for sustainable cleaning products is expected to reach USD 51 billion by 2021, says industry experts ahead of MECTW 2017 Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Middle East Cleaning Technology Week (MECTW) launches ‘Green Zone’, a platform which will allow the exhibitors of the three shows under MECTW, to showcase their eco-friendly products. Eco-friendly products, green cleaning and sustainable development have become the key topics of discussion for the cleaning industry, here in the region and globally.  Industry experts expect the global market for sustainable cleaning products to be valued at USD 51 billion by 2021 ......read more

Glamazle.com, the online beauty and fashion store that caters to the lifestyle needs of the Middle East, introduces ‘Glambry’ lipsticks this season  Housing high-end brands such as Kat Von D, Jouer Cosmetics, Kylie, NYX among others, the online beauty platform, Glamazle.com offers striking shades of super matter liquid lipstick from its ‘Glambry’ collection. An online platform with over 80 brands in the beauty, wellness, style and derma care industry to its catalogue, Glamazle.com offers some of the most sought-after international brands at the right price, with shipping across the MENA region Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 18, 2017:  Glama ......read more

First chipset in the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G NR Modem Family Delivers Gigabit Speeds and demonstrates data connection on 28GHz mmWave Spectrum Unveils First 5G Smartphone Reference Design for New Generation of Cellular Connectivity DUBAI, October 18 2017:  Today, Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies Inc., successfully achieved a 5G data connection on a 5G modem chipset for mobile devices. The Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X50 5G modem chipset delivered gigabit speeds and a data connection in the 28GHz mmWave radio frequency band, driving a new generation of cellular technology forward while accelerating the delivery of ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates- 18 October 2017:  Mashreq bank, the UAE’s leading financial institution closes a US$ 50 million two-year syndicated term facility for Stanbic Zambia Bank - a subsidiary of the Standard Bank Group (“SBG”). The transaction closed nearly two times oversubscribed.  Mashreq, the coordinating bank and book-runner for Stanbic Zambia Bank’s second international syndication attracted many investors. Seven partners from MENA and GCC region participated including: Afrasia Bank Limited, Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait K.S.C.P, Investec Bank (Mauritius) Limited, Mizuho Bank, Ltd, Standard Chartered Bank as Mandated Lead Arrangers, The Commercial Ba ......read more

(Middle East, 18th October 2017)   The Renault KOLEOS has received a five-star rating in safety tests administered by the independent organisation Euro NCAP, one of the industry’s most rigorous tests of vehicle safety. The KOLEOS, which was named ‘Best Sub Compact SUV’ at the Middle East Car of the Year Awards earlier this year, passed the new protocol of 2016 Euro NCAP tests with flying colours, highlighting Renault's commitment to safety on the roads and cementing the KOLEOS as the ideal family SUV.  With strong sales of 5,300 units in H1 2017, the KOLEOS has already exceeded expectations in the Middle East market. Designed to take on any adventure, ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017:  PUMA continues to partner with young creatives to expand their Sportstyle portfolio by enlisting one of the most influential and freshest photographers of his generation – Gunner Stahl. Gunner lends his streetwear aesthetic and energy to a capsule collection of headwear releasing in Autumn-Winter ’17.  Moreover, he plays the creative lead in photography and marketing initiatives for the collection.  Gunner began his photography career in 2009 at 18-years old in the streets of Atlanta where he was born and raised. A self-taught photographer, he shoots exclusively on film and grew up amongst the hiphop crowd, capturing images of the ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017:  Tissot, the number one Swiss Traditional watch brand, will be lending its expertise to the 18th Asian Games Jakarta Palembang 2018 as Official Timekeeper. For the first time in Asian Games history, two cities will co-host the event. It will take place in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and the capital of Indonesian province of South Sumatra, Palembang, from August 18 to September 2, 2018.  Tissot and the Asian Games share values such as tradition, precision and passion. Like the watch brand, The Asian Games, held every four years, have a rich history dating back to 1951, representing the oldest and most prestigious event in the calendar of the Ol ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017:  The new Versace Fall/Winter 2017 collection is characterized by high-end materials and fashion-forward details. Strength, loyalty and power are the key words of an eyewear selection that calls upon and stands next to the Maison legendary aesthetics and spirit. VE 3250 This stylish frame features a feminine oval shape with slim profiles and, three small glass Medusas in tone-matching colors on the temples. Innovative “stained glass” color effects give this style a playful pop of contemporary color. Available in two sizes, this model comes in dark Havana, transparent violet or transparent light brown, and black. VE 3252 Bold shapes with d ......read more

Festival to celebrate prolific work of the Egyptian writer of script and screen  Dubai - 18 October 2017:  The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) has confirmed that this year’s Arab Lifetime Achievement Award will recognize the illustrious Egyptian writer Wahid Hamed, celebrating his achievements in screenwriting and outstanding contributions to the industry. One of Egypt’s most acclaimed writers with a career that spans four decades, Hamed has an impressive list of credits to his name. Hamed is set to receive the award at the Festival’s 14th edition, running from 6 – 13 December 2017. Wahid Hamed is renowned for his diverse work and extensive co ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017:  In continuation of the World Tourism Day celebration, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has initiated a program under the Industry Professional Training Department (IPTD) of Marhabtain Training Program called, “My Destination – University Student Orientation Program.” SCTDA Senior Consultant for Tourism Affairs, Mr. Mohamed Youssef along with his team has conducted the orientation on October 9, 2017, at SUC campus to briefly introduce “My Destination” to students followed by an arranged tour. SUC Dean Dr. Amitabh Upadhya, Deputy Director and Head of Marketing and Creative Communication Mr. Rakesh Ga ......read more

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