“I do not believe that Russia is going to attack Finland or the Baltic countries”
Dubai, UAE, July 17, 2018: As part of CNN’s coverage of the Helsinki Summit between Presidents Trump and Putin, Christiane Amanpour sat down with the host Finnish President Sauli Niinistö to discuss what had been achieved.
On what he feels President Putin achieved from the Summit:
“I think for him it was important for him to be in equal foot with the American President… he left also with a kind of burden. Those big issues, if they continue, they should also be ......
Dubai, UAE, June 27, 2018: In the wake of Saudi Arabia lifting its female driving ban, Executive VP of the Saudi Sports Authority Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al-Saud joins CNN’s Christiane Amanpour to discuss the future of women’s rights in the country.
Key quotes below:
On the lifting of the female driving ban:
“To be able to experience in my home country what I experienced growing up in The States: movies, socialising, mobility those are monumental shifts that yes obviously we would have liked to have seen sooner but the fact that we’re doing it today for me is wonderful because ......
GREAT BARGAINS FOR EID SHOPPING
Dubai, UAE (June 12, 2018) - Dubai Outlet Mall is marking the holy month of Ramadan and the forthcoming Eid al Fitr celebrations with a wealth of good cause initiatives, as well as extending special promotions and great offers for shoppers. It’s all part of the Ramadan & Eid Carnival, with shoppers able to benefit from extended opening hours too – from 10am to 12pm every day until Eid, seven days a week.
The Mall has associated with UAE Red Crescent and Meltoo, encouraging shoppers to donate their used clothing and house-hold items and ......
Dubai, UAE, June 5, 2018: Apple CEO Tim Cooke sat down with CNNMoney’s Laurie Segall for an exclusive interview in which he reveals he uses his phone too much, that Silicon Valley’s abuse of privacy is out of control, and weighs in on how trade tariffs could affect the iPhone.
On addiction and AI:
““I encourage everyone to look and everyone to make an informed decision and ask themselves if they’re picking up their phone 10x an hour or 20x an hour, maybe they could do it less. Maybe they would be more present in the moment with less… But I think the ......
Dubai, UAE, May 10, 2018: In an exclusive interview- recorded just prior to the US decision to withdraw from the Iran deal- CNN’s Becky Anderson sat down with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey to discuss the US withdrawal and its potential consequences. He told CNN that he fears "new crises" will break out in the Middle East as a result of the US abandoning the Iran deal, adding that it’s not just going to impact the region, but the entire world.
On the United States withdrawing from the deal: “This nuclear deal was previously called unsignable but it was rendered possible after ......
Dubai, UAE, May 05, 2018:
1. Please give us a brief on Mr. Hamid, his visions and mission with introduction to Blockchain in the world Hamid Rashid Founder & CEO of Finterra Hamid, a hands on Strategic Visionary brings his wealth of experience and knowledge from Hewlett Packard, Petronas and U&Me. He creates brands that deliver stakeholders strong tangible results.
He has over fifteen years of professional experience, Consulting in Enterprise Software Business Management and Business Development experience in the B2B and B2C industry sectors, as Senior Business Manager. He has been closely involved in the ......
Amanpour's interview with the South Korean Foreign Minister airs at 8pm CET on CNN International and 11pm ET on PBS.
Dubai, UAE, April 28, 2018: South Korea's foreign minister has said she believes President Donald Trump is largely responsible for bringing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to the negotiating table.
Speaking ahead of Friday's historic summit between the leaders of North and South Korea, Kang Kyung-wha told CNN that the US President had played a significant role in bringing the two sides together.
"Clearly, credit goes to President Trump," Kang told CNN's Christiane Amanpour in Seoul. ......
Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018: LAURIE SEGALL, CNN SENIOR TECHNOLOGY CORRESPONDENT: I want to start with just a basic question, Mark. What happened? What went wrong?
MARK ZUCKERERG, FACEBOOK CEO: So this was a major breach of trust, and I’m really sorry that this happened. You know, we have a basic responsibility to protect people's data. And if we can't do that, then we don't deserve to have the opportunity to serve people.
So, our responsibility now is to make sure that this doesn't happen again. And there are a few basic things that ......
Dubai, UAE, March 05, 2018:
● Please give us a brief on yourself
Roberta Ramos is the current Project Manager at Abicalçados, where she has been working for 11 years. Graduated in Social Communication, with Masters in Business Management, Business Intelligence and Leadership. She runs the Brazilian Footwear program, which aims to promote the exports and the internationalization of Brazilian brands. She is a Futurism enthusiast and has recently lead the development of a project called Future Footwear. The project's goals are the increase of productivity and the development of technological solutions for the ......
Nader Sabry, a space tech entrepreneur and mentor, is the creator of the world’s first physiological prayer mat. His online retail company, TIMEZ5, is focused on using space technology to tend to the health and wellness needs of the Muslim/Islamic lifestyle, an economy globally valued at over $2 trillion. Sabry’s prayer mat works in three ways: it reduces pain, improves posture support, and increases energy when praying or meditating. It has a five layer system, which works to achieve those three benefits. Arab News interviewed Sabry to learn more about his work, his views on Saudi innovators and why he wants to be a part of the ......
I was invited at Robinsons, a Luxury Shopping Destination, to interview a very dynamic, enterprising, enthusiastic and probably the youngest perfume designer- Mr. David Benedek.
Mr. David(BDK) has his very own individual perfume house that is based at that Palais Royal, Paris. He demonstrates a strong passion about his work. Furthermore, he grew up in a perfume heaven (Perfume shop in Paris) with his grandparents and parents owning a perfume store. Later, he went on to study Economics and Management. Eventually, his passion drove him to specialize in the field of perfumery and cosmetics.
BDK prefumes are known to be long lasting ......
Boecher participated in Gulfood Manufacturing 2017, during which GoDubai had a chat with Mr. Abdulhadi Chalak, Country Manager – UAE, Boecker Public Health.
Q. What are the latest technological innovations by Boecker?
A. Boecker® is committed to bring the best solutions from around the world to our communities’ doorsteps and we are continuously working to develop and launch innovative products. Recently, we introduced in the UAE market our innovative bird control solution; an advanced laser based technology. Moreover, Boecker® has launched its Occupational Health and Safety ......
Dubai, UAE, July 21, 2018: In support of the Special Olympics ‘Light Up for Inclusion’ campaign, Mubadala illuminates IPIC Square and Abu Dhabi Global Market
Commenting on the ‘Light Up for Inclusion’ campaign, Homaid Al Shimmari, Deputy Group CEO and Chief Corporate & Human Capital Officer, Mubadala Investment Company, said:
“The Special Olympics’ 50th Anniversary marks an important milestone for the World Games. Athletes from around the world have inspired us all, through their determination and perseverance. We are proud to be official partners of the Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi and honored to support the ‘Light Up for Inclusion’ campaign. The Special Olympics plays a key role in breaking down barriers facing ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 21, 2018: Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), Telstra and Intel have successfully completed the first end-to-end 5G non-standalone (NSA) 3GPP data call on a commercial mobile network at Telstra’s 5G Innovation Centre on the Gold Coast Australia in a multivendor setup. With this achievement, the companies have taken 5G out of the lab and into a real-world mobile network environment.
The call was the first of its kind over 3.5GHz spectrum, bringing together the core components from multiple companies required for a real commercial 5G network call. It included Telstra’s 5G NSA commercial network, licenced 3.5GHz commercial spectrum, Ericsson’s commercial 5G NR radio 6488, baseband and
packet core for 5G EPC, a personal Telstra SIM card and ......read more
Telco joins the global event ‘Light Up for Inclusion’ in an act of unity and celebration of difference
Abu Dhabi 21 July 2018: Etisalat, the official partner of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, which will take place from 14-21 March 2019, joined the world on July 20 in celebration of Special Olympics’ 50th anniversary to work together to create a new future for People of Determination.
Etisalat’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi and Dubai Al Kifaf buildings were among a number of major landmarks and iconic venues around the globe that lit up in red to celebrate the Special Olympics movement.
‘Light Up for Inclusion’ is a global demonstration of tolerance, respect, and celebration of difference. By lighting up in red, ......read more
The Authority organises a number of activities in Dragon Mart Two
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 July 2018: Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirates dedicated entity for Culture, Arts, Heritage and Literature, organised a number of traditional activities in Dragon Mark Two as part of ‘UAE China Week 2018’, in order to strengthen ties between China and the United Arab Emirates and promote cultural exchange between the two countries.
During the three-day event from 19th to 21st July — which is taking place from 4.00 to 10.00 pm — Dubai Culture participated in a heritage pavilion and distributed heritage gifts to visitors. The event also included traditional folk performances, such as Al Harbiya, The Liwa, and Al Ayyala, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 21, 2018: Ready to rumble. Explore, with the power of “Raging Mechanics Roger Dubuis,” were some of the themes being displayed on the windows at the world famous department store Harrods from July 2nd to 28th, as a series of immersive events and experiences combining the trademark themes from both Roger Dubuis and Lamborghini Squadra Corse were featured, as the globally renowned shopping destination showcased the power-packed partnership between Lamborghini Squadra Corse and Roger Dubuis.
Harrods, with its long-standing history of collaborating with legendary luxury brands was therefore a natural location for Roger Dubuis to be showcased. Harrods is also home to Roger Dubuis’ only UK boutique, where visitors experience the ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, July 21, 2018: A strategic partnership and mutual promotion mechanism was established as Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) CEO Tony Douglas and Jiangsu Provincial Overseas Cooperation and Investment Company Limited (JOCIC) Chairman Luo Hua inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s three-day state visit to the United Arab Emirates.
The parties plan to cooperate on a wide range of areas in order to better support the development of the China-UAE Industrial Capacity Cooperation Demonstration Park (China-UAE Industrial Park) in Khalifa Port, Abu Dhabi, including air logistics, procurement, mutual promotion on respective premises and digital channels.
The MoU signifies that EAG ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 21, 2018: UAE Team Emirates set off amongst a depleted peloton of 154 riders for Stage 13 today, taking on a flat 169.5km route from Bourg d’Oisans to Valence. It was a day for the sprinters - who had survived the Alps - to demonstrate their power, and a day for the GC contenders to stay safe and minimise any time loss. Alexander Kristoff did the team jersey proud with a powerful sprint into the wind that earned him a respectable second place finish.
The race unfolded as expected with a breakaway forming after 22kms and being allowed to stretch its lead to 2:20” before gradually being reeled in. Leading the chase was UAE Team Emirates who controlled the peloton by taking on over 35% of the workload from the 70km-90km mark. ......read more
Dubai, UAE – July 19, 2018 – Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced the launch of its early adopter program after conducting a successful private beta for the new Domain Name System (DNS) Security Gateway solution.
The Mimecast DNS Security Gateway cloud-based service guards against malicious activity initiated by user action or malware while blocking access to websites deemed unsafe or inappropriate based on each organization’s objectives and policies. The program is open for existing Mimecast customers looking to improve their defenses against web-based attacks.
Combining Mimecast DNS Security Gateway with the Mimecast Secure Email Gateway services enables organizations to implement an agile, easy-to-deploy ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, July 19, 2018: Etihad Airways is saying ‘huānyíng’ (welcome) to President Xi Jinping with a series of activities during his presidential visit, aimed at celebrating Chinese culture and the close bilateral ties between China and the UAE.
Guests flying with the airline today will receive Chinese flags and fortune cookies as they set off on their journey from Abu Dhabi International Airport, while its lounges will be illuminated in hues of red and yellow.
The airline's headquarters will also be lit up in the Chinese national colours this evening. These lights will be clearly visible from the air for guests on flights departing Abu Dhabi.
In addition, Etihad Airways has launched a video on social media to celebrate ten ......read more
Cardio Vascular Disease (CVD) is a leading cause of mortality in the UAE.
According to a study on CVD deaths in UAE, 22% were attributable to acute myocardial infarction (AMI), 16% to cerebrovascular disease, 6% to ischemic heart disease and 5% to hypertension.
Prevalence of obesity and associated non-communicable diseases are extremely high in UAE expatriates.
Dubai, UAE, July 19, 2018: With increasing incidence of cardiovascular diseases in UAE, experts are urging communities to be more aware of early symptoms of heart diseases, and get diagnosed in time to prevent health complications. To meet the growing need for cardiovascular services in the UAE, Aster Hospital, Mankhool has opened a state-of-the-art Cath lab that will allow ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 19, 2018: Finnair is launching a new high-speed internet service on its narrow-body Airbus fleet on European flights. From July 19th onwards, Finnair customers will be able to enjoy the industry’s fastest in-flight connection speeds – even gate-to-gate - enabling each customer to use the internet as they do on the ground, from web surfing and online shopping to listening to music and even watching movies and TV shows from popular video streaming services.
Finnair partnered with global communications company, Viasat Inc., to deliver the high-speed in-flight internet service, which has already been installed on 6 of Finnair’s narrow body Airbus aircraft. By the end of this summer about 20 aircraft are expected to be installed with internet ......read more
No.1 smartphone brand in China committed to the UAE’s national vision for innovation and sees a significant opportunity to increase trade between the UAE and China
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 19 July, 2018: Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG), the global smartphone giant, continues to share the UAE’s vision to constantly innovate and provide cutting-edge technology to ease consumers’ daily lives. As one of the top three smartphone companies globally and number one in China, UAE remains a key growth market for Huawei globally.
“Huawei CBG has been committed to the UAE and the Middle East for over fifteen years and has shipped over 66 million smartphones to the region. In fact, our success in the region and the UAE specifically, is ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, July 19, 2018: There were several complications along the way and time was not on their hands, but the multidisciplinary team at Rashid Hospital successfully carried out the first pulmonary embolism catheter directed clot lysis procedure in Dubai saving the life of a 64-year-old Arab expatriate.
Pulmonary embolism is a life-threatening condition that is caused by blood clots that travel from the legs to the lungs and block the blood flow to the lungs.
Dr Shibu Bahuleyan, Cardiologist at Rashid Hospital said, “The patient was brought into the emergency department with complaints of drowsiness and weakness. His blood pressure was very low, so we immediately started IV fluids to keep him stable. We also conducted a battery of tests ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 19, 2018: They say your eyes are the windows to your soul and you don’t need to gaze into a crystal ball to know that puffy dull eyes reveal a tired spirit!
No need to lose your sleep though as all you need is some kajal, mascara, and a bit of eyebrow and eyeshadow magic to inject some joie de vivre for a perfect wide-awake, doe-eyed look.
Try our essence kajal pencil in 04 white to make your eyes look more awake. This nifty little pencil packs a punch as it makes the whites of your eyes look bigger and brighter. In case of redness, our trusty essence colour correcting liquid concealer neutralises redness and visibly brightens tired looking skin.
To create a fully awake effect, try the essence lash princess false lash effect mascara for extreme ......read more
Manrre currently holds a portfolio of 19 real estate properties worth AED 215,000,000 across the UAE
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 19th July 2018: The family behind the successful Palmon Group, one of UAE’s home-grown conglomerates has announced the launch of its private real estate investment trust (REIT) Manrre - a Property Fund and a Real Estate Investment Trust for qualified investors. Established in compliance with the laws and rules of the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA), Manrre aims to raise about AED 330M as part of its strategy to acquire additional rent-yielding commercial assets.
Manrre’s stable, low risk strategy involves focusing on industrial, logistics and commercial assets, Manrre’s primary target market is ......read more
Studies indicate that 40 percent of the infertility cases are caused by men, 40 percent by women and the other 20 percent correspond to mix or combined causes
Dubai, UAE, 19 July 2018: There is a misconception that infertility affects women more than men. Both are impacted equally, according to experts at IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic – UAE’s leading infertility services institution.
“Infertility impacts both men and women. It is important to know that this problem does not concern the woman only. Our research proves that there are ample cases attributed to rising male infertility too and it’s about time that we took note of this,” said Prof. Dr. Human Fatemi, ESHRE certified Subspecialist, Reproductive Medicine and ......read more
Fantastic prizes await lucky shoppers at Dalma Mall
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 19 July 2018: Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), in cooperation with Abu Dhabi’s Department of Economic Development (DED), Abu Dhabi Summer Season (ADSS) continues this weekend (July 20th-21st) with a series of grand prizes and deals on offer for all eager shoppers.
ADSS has announced that there will be 26 prize winners over the weekend at Dalma Mall, which will be hosting the incredible ‘Unbox the Amazing’ promotion. In addition to enjoying up to 80% discounts, shoppers can try their hand at ‘unboxing’ fantastic ADSS gifts as well as entering a grand raffle draw for the chance to win one of four Nissan Patrol cars for ......read more
HyperloopTT to open Chinese entity and begin work on China’s first Hyperloop starting with an initial 10 km commercial agreement at Tongren in Guizhou Province.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, July 19, 2018: Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced the signing of an agreement in the People’s Republic of China. The agreement was signed by both HyperloopTT and Tongren Transportation & Tourism Investment Group of the People's Republic of China. This is the first hyperloop agreement with China and marks the twelfth agreement for HyperloopTT and the third commercial agreement for HyperloopTT following announcements in Abu Dhabi and Ukraine earlier in 2018.
HyperloopTT will be responsible for providing technology, engineering expertise, and ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 19 July 2018: As part of joint efforts to foster a closer trading relationship and develop increased investment opportunities, the Central Bank of the UAE and the People’s Bank of China signed a bilateral currency swap agreement and an MOU to establish a Renminbi (RMB) Clearing Centre in the UAE in December 2015. Swaps through the Center grew consistently, increasing a further 42% in H1 2018, compared to levels recorded at end of 2017.
Growing transfers through the Center reflect the continued overall growth in trade between the two countries. China is the UAE’s largest trading partner, accounting for 12% of total imports to the UAE, with a total value of AED 79.9 billion in 2017, a growth of 14.7% from 2016. China accounted for 3.3% of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 19, 2018: Mr. Kamal Vachani, Group Director of Al Maya Group along with a large business delegation from the UAE met Vietnam’s Vice Minister of Industry and Trade Cao Quoc Hung in Hanoi, Vietnam.
The UAE business delegation led by Mr. Kamal Vachani discussed ways to boost both ways trade specially import from Vietnam. The Vice Minister welcomed the delegation along with Ngo Khai Hoan, Deputy Director General for South West Asia and Africa Market Department, Ministry of Industry and Trade.
The value of foreign trade between the UAE and Vietnam, including free zones trade, totalled nearly $9 billion in 2017, with exports accounting for around $324 million, re-exports for around $282 million, and imports for around $8.4 billion. The UAE is eighth in the ......read more