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Dubai, UAE - 04,March 2021: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation Empower has announced that the total number of buildings provided with its district cooling services has increased to 1,252 by the end of 2020, marking 6% growth comparing to 2019. This reinforces the companys position as the worlds larg... Read more
Study of more than 10,000 people identifies a rare group with controlled HIV in the Democratic Republic of Congo, suggesting additional research could uncover links between natural virus suppression and future treatments Discovery is a result of Abbotts continued virus hunting efforts, which also uncovered a new strain of HIV in 2019&... Read more
HONOR True Wireless Earbuds are the Ideal Companion for Music Lovers to Enjoy. United Arab Emirates - March 04, 2021: People have had a love affair with music for generations: pleasing the mind with beats, patterns and vocals. Research has shown that the brain releases dopamine when listening to music, a chemical messenger in the ... Read more
United Arab Emirates - March 04, 2021: So, the all-new HUAWEI FreeLace Pro has arrived and you are super excited to try out all the new features it has. Well, this new noise cancelling neckband hides a lot of technological innovations in its slender and trend-setting body that you will definitely love. Here are a few of those feat... Read more
Enjoy up to 20 percent off on diamond jewelry with solitaires, statement earrings, stunning necklaces and showstopper rings.. Dubai, United Arab Emirates - March 04, 2021: From International Womens Day to Mothers Day, the month of March has many opportunities to celebrate the special women in your world and their indomitable spi... Read more
New report explores the expectations of UAEs citizens and residents from future Smart Cities Nearly 79% of residents would be happy living in a smart city More than half (53%) of UAE residents highlighted living in a sustainable city as the most exciting innovation for smart cities4 March - 2021; Dubai, UAE:&nb... Read more
From MICRO LED and Samsung Neo QLED to monitors and lifestyle screens,Samsung redefines the role of the TV in the home with capabilities relevant to consumers. new needs and personal interestsUnited Arab Emirates - March 03, 2021: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. showcased its 2021 lineup of MICRO LED, Samsung Neo QLED, lifest... Read more
United Arab Emirates - March 03, 2021: A new international survey commissioned by Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) and conducted by independent research firm Povaddo reveals a public appetite for a better approach to reducing the societal harm caused by cigarettes. Seven in ten respondents (71 percent) believe tha... Read more
Dubai, UAE, 03 March 2021: Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and exclusive dealer for Renault in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, is proud to launch the new 2021 RENAULT MASTER, a fleet vehicle that offers you all of the style and design of a passenger car with no compromise on utility.. Cateri... Read more
The legendary Supra joins Dubai Polices extensive line-up of Al-Futtaim Toyota vehiclesDubai, United Arab Emirates - March 03, 2021: Dubai Police has recently acquired the legendary Toyota Supra to be added to its globally acclaimed super car fleet. The inclusion of the 2021 GR Supra in the awe inspiring fleet, which is used to p... Read more
Receive up to AED 10,000 above current market value with Nissans value-driven trade-in campaignDubai, UAE, 03 March 2021: Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, is bringing back the markets premier trade-in campai... Read more
United Arab Emirates - March 03, 2021: Fresh design accents and the unique Multitone Roof enhance the appeal of the first five-seater in the British premium brands small car range. Already more than 500 000 units sold worldwide. Market launch of the new edition begins in March 2021.. . . Munich. In the MI... Read more
The Middle Easts largest discount campaign offers discounts up to 90% on approx. 50,000 productsUnited Arab Emirates - March 03, 2021: Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE, launched a promotion campaign announcing discounts throughout the current year, in which the percentage of discounts rea... Read more
To celebrate its role as Official Timekeeper, OMEGA has launched a race-ready timepiece that delivers extraordinary precision under pressure.With its new chronograph lock-system, quick-change strap and water grip pushers, the OMEGA Seamaster Diver 300M Americas Cup Chronograph is a fitting tribute to the 36th Americas Cup presented by... Read more


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United Arab Emirates -  March 06, 2021:   Earlier, we introduced Natuzzi Italia’s collection for 2021: ‘The Circle of Harmony’. And, today we shall speak about three more collections under this Circle of Harmony namely New Classic, Solar, and Dominio. Each of these collections represents a unique vision and elevated art style that has become synonymous with the quality and luxury that is associated with the Natuzzi brand. Here is a preview of the New Classic Collection by Fabio Novembre, Solar Collection by Claudio Bellini, and Dominio Collection by Maurizio Manzoni: ...read more

United Arab Emirates -  March 06, 2021:   High Performance continued in the January examination series as Year 11, 12 and 13 students at the GEMS Cambridge International School, Abu Dhabi received their International GCSE and A level results today. 269 students received either final grades or modular results today across the subjects of Arabic, English, biology, chemistry, physics, geography, mathematics, and statistics.    There was outstanding performance in all of the subject areas with particular highlights in Year 11 IGCSE mathematics where 145 students sat the examinations resulting in 87% of the cohort gaining a 9-4 grade, 77% achieving grades 9-5, 63% of st ......read more

Dubai, UAE – 4 March 2021: Global Village, the UAE and wider region's leading multicultural family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, has moved closer to its target of 25 Guinness World Records™ titles in honour of its Silver Jubilee anniversary. The Global Village team claimed the record for "Most people in a video relay holding a sign" as part of a larger internal campaign to promote vaccination for staff and partners.  Over sixty members of the Global Village family joined a video call to promote the vaccination drive. In keeping with Global Village's support for a healthier, COVID-free UAE, each participant held up a sign that re ......read more

PANDORA UNVEILS THE POWER OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY   In support of International Women’s Day this year, Pandora has partnered with award-winning sisterhood and female empowerment. Gender equality and women’s rights issues, has captured real stories of inspirational women that highlight the invaluable need for women to support each other to provide strength, resilience and sisterhoods mean for women at various life stages, and how these relationships help them grow and evolve. The groups of women include Creole Cuts, an collective of DJs and creatives celebrating the sounds of their Caribbean heritage; four generations of women from the same family united t ......read more

• 4.2 million passengers carried in 2020 with seat load factor of 52.9% • Network capacity reduced by 64% to 37.5 billion ASKs in wake of pandemic  • Industry-leading Etihad Wellness programme developed to safeguard travellers  • First airline in the world with 100% of operating flight crew vaccinated   United Arab Emirates -  March 04, 2021:   Etihad Airways has announced its financial and operating results for 2020, recording a 76% fall in passengers carried throughout the year (4.2 million, compared to 17.5 million in 2019) as a result of lower demand and reduced flight capacity caused by the unparalleled global downturn in ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  March 04, 2021:   The world's leading photovoltaic inverter brands have announced the market launch of inverters and trackers compatible with the 210 Ultra High-Power Modules, significantly promoting smooth chain collaboration in the industry and the reduction of Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), thus accelerating the pace of entering grid parity era.  The inverter companies approving compatibility with 210 modules are as follows: Company Name Brand/Product Type Module Compatibility Time of Approval Huawei Digital Technology (Suzhou) Co. Ltd SUN ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  March 04, 2021:   The e-commerce industry has come a considerably long way from its simple buy-sell model. In 1991 the World Wide Web was created and just 5 years later, over 40 million people had access to the internet with global online sales surpassing $1 billion for the year. This jump gave clear signals of the industry’s later growth but even so, no one could have predicted the $25 billion in online sales reported in 2000. Today, over 4 billion people are connected to the internet and almost half of them can attest to the convenience of online transactions. By 2040, around 95% of all purchases are expected to be via e-commerce. With this, ......read more

• The ‘Idea of the Year’ Category Winner is Dubai Municipality • The Virtual Appreciation Ceremony honored 15 Ideas Arabia winners and  8 UAE Ideas winners                   • Organization leaders and experts shared their best practices towards excellence     Dubai, 04 March 2021, UAE:   Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline & Group, Dubai Quality Group concludes the “15th Ideas Arabia and 9th UAE Ideas Arabia 2020 ......read more

Dubai, UAE - 04, March 2021:  Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation “Empower” has announced that the total number of buildings provided with its district cooling services has increased to 1,252 by the end of 2020, marking 6% growth comparing to 2019. This reinforces the company’s position as the world’s largest district cooling services provider. Empower has indicated that its diversified portfolio covers all the major sectors in Dubai, with the residential sector maintaining the top position in the list of company's clients by 64%, followed by the commercial sector with 15%. The hospitality sector has increased its share from 13% to 14% in 2 ......read more

Study of more than 10,000 people identifies a rare group with controlled HIV in the Democratic Republic of Congo, suggesting additional research could uncover links between natural virus suppression and future treatments  Discovery is a result of Abbott’s continued virus hunting efforts, which also uncovered a new strain of HIV in 2019  Abbott’s decades of work in global viral surveillance has advanced the understanding of HIV and allowed the company to quickly respond to the COVID-19 pandemic with its diagnostic tests      March 04, 2021:   Abbott announced today that a team of scientists has found an unusually high number of ......read more

HONOR True Wireless Earbuds are the Ideal Companion for Music Lovers to Enjoy United Arab Emirates -  March 04, 2021:   People have had a love affair with music for generations: pleasing the mind with beats, patterns and vocals. Research has shown that the brain releases dopamine when listening to music, a chemical messenger in the body that occurs when we do something essential to survival. Even though it is not biologically necessary to need music to survive, could you image a world without it? Likely not.  Music can help you wind down after a long day or create an atmosphere for a gathering with friends. Individually, music is an intimate, personal experience ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  March 04, 2021:   So, the all-new HUAWEI FreeLace Pro has arrived and you are super excited to try out all the new features it has. Well, this new noise cancelling neckband hides a lot of technological innovations in its slender and trend-setting body that you will definitely love. Here are a few of those features and how you can get the most out of them. Not one or two hours, but a whole day of use! Worried about running out of charge on your earphones mid-way through your favorite track? Yes, we have all been there, especially with more wireless earphones being used today. But with the HUAWEI FreeLace Pro it is not an issue as with just a si ......read more

Enjoy up to 20 percent off on diamond jewelry with solitaires, statement earrings, stunning necklaces and showstopper rings. Dubai, United Arab Emirates - March 04, 2021:  From International Women’s Day to Mother’s Day, the month of March has many opportunities to celebrate the special women in your world and their indomitable spirit.   Spoil your mother, your mentor, soulmate, or yourself with stunning jewelry pieces from Tanishq’s latest collection, each a unique expression of style and empowerment. Tanishq’s diamond collection has been designed to honour the individuality, self-expression, and elegance of women in the region. The collectio ......read more

• New report explores the expectations of UAE’s citizens and residents from future Smart Cities • Nearly 79% of residents would be happy living in a smart city  • More than half (53%) of UAE residents highlighted living in a sustainable city as the most exciting innovation for smart cities   4 March - 2021; Dubai, UAE:  Mastercard, Smart Dubai and Expo 2020 Dubai have collaborated to launch its Building the Cities of the Future report to better understand the pulse of UAE citizens and residents in shaping the future development of smart cities.  The virtual launch of the report was addressed by H.E. Younus Al Nasser, Assistant Director ......read more

Abu Dhabi, March 11, 2021:  Ambulatory Healthcare Services, a SEHA healthcare facility, is launching a number of initiatives to mark World Hearing Day. As a part of its campaign, AHS is shedding the light on some of the issues and challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, such as the prolonged use of earphones and the communication challenges faced by people with hearing difficulties, who make up 20% of the world population according to the World Health Organization.   Commenting on the occasion, Dr. Omar Al Jabri, Chief Medical Officer at Ambulatory Healthcare Services (AHS) said “Every year we celebrate World Hearing Day to highlight the latest issues pertaini ......read more

• Success stories at Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve and Emirates Wolgan Valley showcase results of decades-long investment • Emirates SkyCargo champions zero tolerance policy on illegal wildlife trade   Dubai, UAE - 3 March 2021: On the occasion of World Wildlife Day, the Emirates Group has reaffirmed its long-standing commitment to protecting wildlife and habitats. It also shone the spotlight on conservation efforts across the organisation at an online Environment Forum for its global employees.   During the forum, experts from the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, Emirates One & Only Wolgan Valley in Australia, and Emirates SkyCargo spoke about th ......read more

From MICRO LED and Samsung Neo QLED to monitors and lifestyle screens, Samsung redefines the role of the TV in the home with capabilities relevant to consumers’ new needs and personal interests United Arab Emirates -  March 03, 2021:   Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. showcased its 2021 lineup of MICRO LED, Samsung Neo QLED, lifestyle TVs, monitors, and soundbars at its virtual Unbox & Discover event. As people spend more time at home, Samsung’s latest innovations let consumers get the most from their screens—allowing them to work efficiently, communicate effectively, and explore their personal passions. “At Samsung, we are proud to constantl ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  March 03, 2021:   A new international survey commissioned by Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) and conducted by independent research firm Povaddo reveals a public appetite for a better approach to reducing the societal harm caused by cigarettes. Seven in ten respondents (71 percent) believe that encouraging those adults who would otherwise continue to smoke to switch to smoke-free alternatives instead can complement other efforts to reduce harm.   Conducted in December 2020 among 22,500+ adults in 20 countries and territories, the survey explores attitudes regarding the role of smoke-free alternatives in improving public healt ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  March 03, 2021:    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released January 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that air cargo demand returned to pre-COVID levels (January 2019) for the first time since the onset of the crisis. January demand also showed strong month-to-month growth over December 2020 levels.  Because comparisons between 2021 and 2020 monthly results are distorted by the extraordinary impact of COVID-19, unless otherwise noted all comparisons to follow are to January 2019 which followed a normal demand pattern. •       Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs*), ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  March 03, 2021:   The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that passenger traffic fell in January 2021, both compared to pre-COVID levels (January 2019) and compared to the immediate month prior (December 2020).  Because comparisons between 2021 and 2020 monthly results are distorted by the extraordinary impact of COVID-19, unless otherwise noted all comparisons are to January 2019 which followed a normal demand pattern. • Total demand in January 2021 (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) was down 72.0% compared to January 2019. That was worse than the 69.7% year-over-year decline recorded in December 202 ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 03 March 2021:  Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and exclusive dealer for Renault in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, is proud to launch the new 2021 RENAULT MASTER, a fleet vehicle that offers you all of the style and design of a passenger car with no compromise on utility.  Catering to the diverse transportation needs, the new 2021 RENAULT MASTER features a range of interior layouts, with loading volumes ranging from 8 to 17 cubic meters, and its cabin is designed for your comfort, with ergonomic controls and steering wheel to adapt to driving positions, adjustable seats, air conditioning, optimised soundproofing, and m ......read more

The legendary Supra joins  Dubai Police’s extensive line-up of Al-Futtaim Toyota vehicles  Dubai, United Arab Emirates - March 03, 2021: Dubai Police has recently acquired the legendary Toyota Supra to be added to its globally acclaimed super car fleet. The inclusion of the 2021 GR Supra in the awe inspiring fleet, which is used to promote the Dubai Police both locally and internationally, reinforces its position as one of the most sought after sportscars since its return after a 17-year wait.  The Supra was provided by Al-Futtaim Automotive, the exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, and a long-term partner of Dubai Police. Living up to the heady expectations of ......read more

• Receive up to AED 10,000 above current market value with Nissan’s value-driven trade-in campaign   Dubai, UAE, 03 March 2021: Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, is bringing back the market’s premier trade-in campaign, Automania Exchange, that will provide drivers the opportunity to exchange their cars, irrespective of make or model, with a brand-new Nissan.    From 2nd – 6th March, customers will receive up to AED 10,000 above market value for their current vehicle in exchange for a brand-new Nissan, along with the expert suppor ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  March 03, 2021:    Fresh design accents and the unique Multitone Roof enhance the appeal of the first five-seater in the British premium brand‘s small car range. Already more than 500 000 units sold worldwide. Market launch of the new edition begins in March 2021.      Munich. In the MINI premium small car model range, the MINI 5-door is the prime example of how creatively space can be used in typical MINI style. The MINI 5-door combines characteristic driving fun and individual style with a large dose of functionality. Now, fresh design accents, the Multitone Roof, which is unique in the competitive environment, a high-grade ref ......read more

The Middle East’s largest discount campaign offers discounts up to 90% on approx. 50,000 products    United Arab Emirates -  March 03, 2021:    Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE, launched a promotion campaign announcing discounts throughout the current year, in which the percentage of discounts reach up to 90% on more than 50,000 products. The yearlong promotion named ‘Smart Deal’ as it allocated AED 174 Million on discounts and this comes within Union Coop’s strategic objective aimed at implementing attractive and high-value shopping programs that benefit members of the society, in addition to supporting them in li ......read more

To celebrate its role as Official Timekeeper, OMEGA has launched a race-ready timepiece that delivers extraordinary precision under pressure. With its new chronograph lock-system, quick-change strap and water grip pushers, the OMEGA Seamaster Diver 300M America’s Cup Chronograph is a fitting tribute to the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA. Built from stainless steel, the 44 mm chronograph has a blue ceramic dial and bezel ring, which features a white enamel diving scale. To get a better handle on the watch in high swells, OMEGA has included soft-touch rubber pushers, ergonomically designed to work efficiently in the wet and stylishly picked out in red and blue. Its ......read more

• Ericsson has released its new Connected Ports report, outlining smart use cases that can optimize port operations, create new cost reductions, increase worker safety and sustainability using private cellular technology. Get the highlights here.   Ports and shipping are vital for a well-functioning global economy. According to the World Bank, in 2019, trade represented more than 60 percent of the global gross domestic product (GDP). Data from The International Chamber of Shipping reveals that shipping plays by far the largest part in this, facilitating roughly 90 percent of the world’s trading. The ports of the world literally keep its goods flowing. &nb ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  March 02, 2021:    Iga Swiatek stunned the tennis world in October when she swept to the French Open title in record-breaking fashion to announce her arrival as a major new star.  And she will be hoping to stage a similar run to the title when she makes her debut at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships next week. The 19 year-old overcame 2020 Australian Open winner Sofia Kenin in the final to become the first player, male or female, from Poland to win a major championship. But it was not only that which guaranteed her a place in the history books. Defeating reigning Dubai champion and world number two Simona Halep along the way, she became o ......read more

Further contract extension for recent UAE Tour Winner     United Arab Emirates -  March 02, 2021:  It was a case of double celebration for both Tadej Pogačar and the Emirati squad after the UAE Tour victory, as the young Slovenian also committed himself the team until at least 2026.   Matar Al Yabhouni, President of UAE Team Emirates said: “Tadej is our present and our future. He is a rider who was able to win the Tour de France despite his young age and still managed to handle the pressure of such a great success. He showed great poise and determination to win the UAE Tour, a race that is growing year after year and is of obvious impor ......read more

Dubai, 02 March 2021:  Dubai Municipality has carried out intensive campaigns on stores and warehouses that sell tobacco and its products in the emirate to verify their commitment to the approved health and safety controls and requirements.  In coordination with the Federal Customs and Tax authorities, more than 416,744 packs of cigarettes that do not conform to the approved UAE specifications and do not bear a digital tax stamp were confiscated in one of the warehouses located in the Ras Al-Khor area. In the same warehouse, more than 26 tons of banned pan products were confiscated. The inspection campaign was carried out due to the Municipality’s concern for the health ......read more

Gulfood ended 2021 with massively positive results for nearly 50 Brazilian participating companies. Dubai – March 2, 2021: The Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) has announced that participants from the country closed business deals estimated at a total of USD 33.2 million at the recently concluded Gulfood 2021 in Dubai. Various pavilions of Brazil showcased at the exhibition eye prospects of reaching USD 236.7 million in the following months, according to Apex-Brasil.   Nearly 50 Brazilian companies participated in Gulffood 2021, the largest beverage and food industry event in the Middle East. The Brazilian participants present at Gulfo ......read more

As the UAE’s national Reading Month gets underway, students from GEMS Royal Dubai School are taking their reading to adventurous new levels with an ‘Extreme Reading’ competition which sees them read in the most unlikely of places.     ʡ     . ...read more

United Arab Emirates -  March 02, 2021:  Do you ever just ask yourself how does one properly say "thank you" to the woman who gave you everything in life? Well, you can start with a gift to show your appreciation. That'll surely delight every mom on her special day! Think about what your mom's been eyeing & talking about recently  — has she been into gardening? A new DIY project to do? Or possibly a new kitchen gadget to test? Whatever it is, our list is packed with gift ideas that'll give you the most bang for your buck! ...read more

United Arab Emirates -  March 02, 2021:   The International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) new Regional Vice President for Africa and the Middle East (AME), Kamil Al-Awadhi, took up his position today. “This is the most challenging time for air transport—in AME and around the world. The top priority is reconnecting the world when governments are able to safely re-open borders without travel restrictions. And the immediate action is supporting governments in establishing benchmarks and plans for an orderly resumption of service. The crisis has also reinforced our determination to tackle some major issues—reducing emissions, modernizing process, ......read more

2,400 accounts suspended and 11.5 million challenged since Twitter launched its COVID-19 guidance   United Arab Emirates -  March 02, 2021:    As the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines expands, people continue to turn to Twitter to find the latest authoritative public health information. Continuing its efforts to remove harmful and misleading information from the platform, Twitter will now be applying labels to Tweets that may contain misleading information about COVID-19 vaccines.    Starting today, labels will appear in the account’s display language and may link to either the curated content tab and the official public health information or t ......read more

The annual food festival will run from 25 March – 17 April 2021, shining the spotlight on Dubai’s diverse culinary scene Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 1 March 2021:  Dubai Food Festival (DFF), the annual culinary celebration, has announced updated dates for this year’s festival, from 25 March – 17 April 2021, with a calendar full of food-related concepts representative of Dubai’s rich gastronomy scene. Organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), this year’s festival will feature an exciting line-up of bespoke dining experiences and gastronomic activities, including Etisalat Beach Canteen, Dubai Restaurant Week, Hidden Gems and F ......read more

Dubai – 02 March 2021:  Celebrating the Month of Reading, Dubai Customs organized 12 events and initiatives under the theme ‘Al Furdah Reads”, which target employees, clients and society at large with the aim of spreading the love of reading.  Every year, March is observed as the month of Reading in the UAE; it is marked by a rich and diverse calendar of engaging activities and sustainable initiatives that motivate the community to read. The aim is to transform reading into a daily habit for everyone and equip, with knowledge, a future generation capable of driving the perpetual growth journey of the UAE. “We launched a number of diverse initiative ......read more

Dubai, 01 March 2021: Dubai Municipality has submitted 170,267 ideas it received through its unified Suggestion Scheme and the Mohammed bin Rashid Smart Council from its beginning in 2008 until 2020. Out of them 17,545 were feasible ideas, through which, the scheme has so far achieved financial savings amounting to approximately Dhs105 million. Dawoud Al Hajri, Director General of Dubai Municipality emphasized that the Corporate Suggestion Scheme is a program in which all entities, including employees, customers, partners, and community members participate, with the aim of improving and innovating all of the Municipality’s work, and this is one of the most important pillars of the i ......read more

SEHA clinicians and MBZUAI faculty will explore the integration of Artificial Intelligence in the provision of medical care, with opportunities to research multiple elements of healthcare including the long-term effect of COVID-19 on patient wellbeing Abu Dhabi, March 01, 2021: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the largest healthcare network in the UAE, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI), the world’s first graduate-level, research-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) university, to integrate the use of AI into the provision of medical care, enhancing clinical expertise and elevating the patie ......read more

AMAALA and Saudi Federation for Cyber Security, Programming and Drones to work on joint initiatives related to drones, programming, and artificial intelligence   Chief Executive Officer at AMAALA, John Pagano                        Chief Executive Officer of The Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones, Muteb Alqany   March 01, 2021:   AMAALA, the ultra-luxury development located along Saudi Arabia’s north western coast, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Saudi Federation for Cyber Security, Programming and Drones (SAFCSP). The signing will pave the way ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  March 01, 2021:   The World Photography Organisation is pleased to reveal the finalist and shortlisted photographers in the Professional competition for the Sony World Photography Awards 2021. Now in its 14th year, the Awards’ Professional competition rewards a remarkable body of work for technical excellence and a fresh perspective on contemporary subjects.  The winner of Photographer of the Year 2021 will be selected from the group of Professional finalists and revealed on the 15 April. To mark the occasion a specially commissioned programme featuring the winners and hosted by art historian Jacky Klein and entertainer Nish Kumar will be ......read more

Dubai, UAE – 1st March 2021:  Global Village, the UAE and wider region's leading multi-cultural family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, asks everyone to look to the skies this weekend as the musical fireworks make a dramatic return from Thursday 4th March and for the rest of Season 25. In a year like no other, the return of this firm favourite will be sure to brighten up everybody's weekend plans, delivering the WOW Factor for the loyal guests and new visitors to the multi-generational seasonal park. The return of the firework spectacle is a great reason to enjoy the perfect weather in Global Village’s outdoor space, home to thousands of shopp ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  March 01, 2021:   Emirates will boost its frequencies to Sudan with the introduction of daily flights to/ from Khartoum starting on 9 March 2021. The introduction of additional frequencies will provide more options and added convenience for those wishing to travel to Dubai and beyond to Emirates' network of over 90 destinations. Emirates continues to take measured steps to safely and gradually restart operations across its network whilst prioritising the health and safety of its customers and employees across every touchpoint of the travel journey.   Khalfan Al Salami, Country Manager Sudan commented on the boost of services to Khartoum: &q ......read more

Kuwait – March 01, 2021:  We took into consideration some of the key features you need to look at when picking up a neckband earphone. This includes features like battery life, overall noise cancellation and sound quality and finally the connectivity with smartphones and other devices. The price is an important factor as well. After going through all the available models in the market, we have come down to our 3 picks for neckband earphones: The new HUAWEI FreeLace Pro, Bose QC 30 and Sony WI-1000 XM2. However, thanks to its strong features and audio capabilities at its helm, the HUAWEI FreeLace Pro might just be your best choice. Here’s how these three neckband earphones fa ......read more

• LOOTAH is set to launch its exclusive Makhmariah fragrant oil – an enduring fragrance applied to the hair and body, first discovered 100 years ago – in early March.    • Makhmariah is a precious scented treasure, and only a very limited number of bottles, each with its own unique serial number, will be made available to buy for AED 4,000.    • Carefully placed in a beautifully crafted, magenta-and-gold-patterned velvet box, Makhmariah is available in-store and online at LootahPerfumes.com, while stocks last.     United Arab Emirates -  March 01, 2021:   LOOTAH, the UAE’s leading contemporar ......read more

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has concluded its participation in the UAE Innovation Week, which was held under the slogan “UAE Innovates 2021”, from 21 to 27 February. The ministry’s participation included a series of activities and events aimed at stimulating innovative thinking and celebrating creatives and innovators. This comes as part of the ministry’s plans to consolidate the culture of innovation in the institutional work, empower national competencies to develop pioneering projects, and get the most out of the medical and technical cadres to deliver top-notch health services for the community members. Among the most prominent events org ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  March 01, 2021:  In response to requests received from customers, Emirates Post has extended the P.O. Box renewal deadline. Customers now have until 31 March 2021 to renew their subscriptions.  Customers are reminded that they can customize the way in which they receive their mail based on the selected subscription and preferences indicated on their digital epbox.ae account. Emirates Post encourages individual and corporate customers to apply/renew online via the website www.emiratespost.ae or the Emirates Post mobile app before the new deadline to avoid losing their PO Box number.   ...read more

United Arab Emirates -  March 01, 2021:   Dubai Sports Council’s 7th Annual Development Program for Dubai Club Coaches kicked off on February 27 with former Holland and Australia national Under-17 and Under-20 team coach Jan Versleijen, who is the Sports Director of Al Nasr Football Company, delivering a lecture, virtually, for coaches of the Under-13 to Under-18 teams at Dubai clubs. Versleijen, who has also coached Al Jazira and Al Shaab in the UAE as well as Saudi Arabia clubs Ettifaq and Al Wehda, delivered his lecture under the theme, “Football Club Model – Playing styles and principles”. Organised every year by Dubai Sports Council for b ......read more

Agreement follows public-private partnership model to improve customer experience Abu Dhabi, February 28, 2021- Al Masaood Group, one of the leading family businesses in Abu Dhabi, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SAAED, a top provider of traffic safety services, and parking and inspection innovative systems. In another strategic public-private partnership (PPP) between two major industry players in the country, the MoU seeks to improve customer experience through the delivery of cutting-edge services and solutions that meet public needs. Under the terms of the agreement, the two parties will lay the foundation for more efficient roadside assistance operations and servic ......read more

• Developed by Dubai Startup Hub in cooperation with Dtec, report is a go-to guide for doing business in Dubai, answering commonly asked questions and offering practical tips.   • Report provides valuable insights to investors and entrepreneurs on how they could play a greater role in a post-Covid-19 recovery and digital transformation of the key sectors of Dubai’s economy.     United Arab Emirates -  February 28, 2021:   Dubai Startup Hub, an initiative of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in cooperation with Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Campus (Dtec), the largest tech co-working space in the Middle East wholly owned by Dub ......read more

• The duo of Khalid and Ayesh bin Ayesh achieve first place   Dubai, February 28, 2021:  A total of 48 shooters representing 24 teams competed in the qualifiers and final of Plate Shooting for Emiratis at the Fazza Championship for Shooting–Saktoun Rifle, organised by the Hamdan bin Mohammed Heritage Centre (HHC), over the weekend at Fazza Shooting Range in Al Ruwayyah.   Saktoun rifle shooting is more than a sport, but an important part of Emirati heritage that the HHC has been promoting to strengthen national identity of the UAE. Participants competed using Saktoun, a long rifle traditionally used in the past for hunting.   The category Plat ......read more

Medical and administrative professionals from SKMC track the wellbeing of newborns at home, keeping them safe and healthy as they wait for their second open-heart surgery Abu Dhabi - February 28, 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has introduced an Interstage Monitoring Program (IMP) for newborns with heart abnormalities that require multiple surgeries. Implemented by a dedicated and highly specialized group of physicians, nurses and administrative staff for the first time in the UAE, the program helps to monitor infants while they are at home waiting for their next cardiac surgery. Infants born with the most severe types o ......read more

Late-night TV channel will feature hundreds of episodes of award-winning shows such as Rick and Morty, Robot Chicken, Samurai Jack and Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal. DUBAI, UAE; 28th February 2021: WarnerMedia has partnered with OSN to launch a new pop-up channel on the 25th of February dedicated exclusively to Adult Swim, the #1 destination for young adults in the U.S.A.. Adult Swim’s diverse slate – including global hit original series Rick and Morty, Robot Chicken, Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal, Samurai Jack, and more – has been streaming on VOD via OSN since November 2020. Guillermo Farre, Head of General Entertainment channels MENA and Turkey at Warner ......read more

Diners at Al-Futtaim’s Festival Plaza, Jebel Ali will have the chance to win  a share of 25,000 AED through a brand-new promotion    Embark on a global culinary adventure with Festival Plaza’s delicious F&B offering including Sumo Sushi & Bento, Peppermill, M&S Caf , Tony Roma’s and more    Dubai, 28th February 2021:   FEASTIVAL by Festival Plaza is almost here and what better way to celebrate than having the opportunity to win a share of 25,000 AED to spend at LuLu Hypermarket, courtesy of Festival Plaza, Jebel Ali, part of the Al-Futtaim Malls group. Running from Monday 1st March to Wednesday 31st March, customer ......read more

Dubai, February 28, 2021: Hitachi ABB Power Grids today announced the launch of its Smart Digital Substation offering which brings together the latest in digital substation technology with the unique predictive, prescriptive and prognostic capabilities of Hitachi’s industry-leading Lumada Asset Performance Management (APM) solution. The Smart Digital Substation forms part of a new wave of innovation that began with the recently announced integration of Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ Digital Enterprise software into Hitachi’s Lumada ecosystem. By replacing copper wires with fiber optic cables, the Smart Digital Substation enables companies to reduce their carbon footprint wi ......read more

• Sam Bird wins the second Diriyah E-Prix Formula E night race – his first victory for Jaguar • Jaguar Racing leave Saudi Arabia leading the ABB FIA Formula E Teams’ World Championship by seven points • Sam Bird retains his streak as the only driver to have won a race in every Formula E season  • Teammate Mitch Evans retired after a collision  • The lights turn green for the third round of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship on the streets of Rome on 10 April 2021 where both drivers have been victorious   Saudi - 28 February 2021:  Sam Bird won the second round of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship under th ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  February 28, 2021:   Nowadays many of us have multiple devices that we use simultaneously. The main device is obviously our smartphones as we use that more than the rest. Then there is the laptop, which we use more for getting work done, however, between the smaller screen smartphone and larger display of the laptop comes the tablet – a device with a bit of both worlds. At present, Huawei smartphones, laptops and tablets all support some degree of interoperability, but Huawei is stepping things up with the new EMUI 11 software update on the HUAWEI MatePad Pro. The new EMUI 11 enhances Multi-screen Collaboration  and Multi-Window features on t ......read more

- Customers can now gain access to the Kia Carnival through local distributors  - Spacious interior and best-in-class cargo space distinguishes the Carnival as a minivan for modern families - Known as the first ever ‘Grand Utility Vehicle’, the Carnival combines Kia’s high priority in safety with an easy-going ride  - The fourth-generation Carnival has a stronger design presence and SUV style    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 28, 2021:  The fourth-generation Kia Carnival arrives in markets within the Middle East and Africa (MEA). Customers can learn more about the brand's next generation flagship SUV, which has captured the ......read more

Key takeaways  •        BofA Global Research Podcasts are an ongoing series of discussions covering growth industries and topical market themes. •        T.J. Thornton is joined by Philip Middleton & Alastair Ryan for a discussion of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs). •        We discuss differences between CBDC & Crypto, the rise of private sector stablecoins, & impact of CBDC on comm banks.   Central Bank Digital Currencies are not Crypto, but would be a better payment mechanism  While electronic payments today necessitate commercial banks, if Central Bank Digital Currenc ......read more

United Arab Emirates -  February 28, 2021:  A passionate admirer of Japanese culture, it was only natural for Michel Parmigiani to design a very elegant timepiece to celebrate hanami, the Japanese custom of admiring the beauty of flowers, in his own unique way. The new Toric Fleur, presented in a rose gold case made entirely within the Parmigiani Fleurier watchmaking center, features a delicate lace design of marguerites on its dial. A long-time student of nature and the golden ratio, he was inspired by the subtle grace of this flower as seen in the meadows of the Swiss Jura. As he was reading this haiku written by the master poet Yosa Buson, evoking the undulating waves of the ......read more

DHA  plans to implement use of AI-powered technology for remote-patient monitoring. Al Ketbi: We are working on the optimum deployment of technology in order to empower patients, enhance patient convenience and care. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 February, 2021:  The Dubai Health Authority recently announced its plans to enhance the use of smart health technologies on the occasion of the UAE Innovation Month 2021.  DHA has collaborated with Enpy, a Dubai firm; to explore the use of AI-powered device for remote-patient monitoring. Enpy is a start-up UAE company, based in Dubai, specializing in Medical Artificial Intelligence. It has designed the non-invasive inn ......read more

TECHSYN combines chemically optimised synthetic rubber with tailor-made silica to create tyres with up to 30% better wear efficiency and a rolling resistance that is reduced by up to 6%.1 As a result, TECHSYN reduces overall fuel consumption and CO2 emissions2, enhances tread mileage3 to extend a tyre’s designed life and cuts raw material consumption in the long term. TECHSYN went from concept to reality in just 24 months, thanks to the unique expertise and close collaboration between partners Bridgestone, ARLANXEO and Solvay. 27 February 2021 — Bridgestone, a global leader in sustainable mobility and advanced solutions, ARLANXEO, a world-leading synthetic rubber prod ......read more

Available in stores or online, customers can swap as many as three devices and save up to AED 2,800, which can be used towards their new smartphone Dubai, UAE – 28 February 2021:  Samsung Gulf Electronics announced the trade-in initiative for UAE consumers aiming to purchase the brand new Galaxy S21 Series 5G. Running until Friday, April 30th 2021, customers can save up to AED 2,800 on their Galaxy S21, Galaxy 21+, or Galaxy S21 Ultra by trading their current smartphone, smartwatch, or tablet from any brand. Those wishing to exercise this option to purchase a new Galaxy smartphone can trade-in as many as three old devices, including those with cracked screens.  &ld ......read more

Dubai, UAE - 28 February 2021: Global Finance, the New York-based international publication, has recently granted Arab Bank the “Best Trade Finance Provider 2021 in the Middle East” award. The recognition comes as an acknowledgment of the bank’s leading position in the region and its exceptional capabilities in providing the latest banking solutions and trade finance products that meet its clients’ evolving needs across the different sectors.  Arab Bank was selected for this award based on an evaluation process conducted by a panel of the magazine’s editors with input from international financial analysts, corporate executives and technology experts ......read more

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