This conference will be held in sync with the IDEA Board of Directors Meeting
Dubai, UAE, 21 June 2017: Ahmad Bin Shafar, the CEO of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, will be attending the International District Energy Association’s (IDEA)108the Annual Conference & Tradeshow, which will take place in Scottsdale, Arizona-United States,from 26 to 29 June 2017. Ahmad Bin Shafar will also attend the IDEA Board of Directors’ meeting which will be held on the side lines of the conference. Ahmad Bin Shafaris the first Emirati Arab member of the IDEA Board of Directors since 2013.
“We are pleased to take part in the Annual Conference & Exhibition of IDEA, the world’s most authentic and oldest association for district ......read more
Empower will provide residential, retail and commercial real estate developments in these areas with up to 11,000 RT of cooling services
Dubai, UAE, 18 June 2017: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, stated that it has started delivering district cooling solutions to Jumeirah Village Triangle (JVT) and Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC) projects. Empower will provide residential, retail and commercial real estate developments in these areas with up to 11,000 RT of cooling services.
“We are very pleased to deliver the first phase of district cooling solutions to JVC and JVT. The project has been supervised and managed with a high level of efficiency. At Empower it is our mission to provide landmark projects of Dubai with world class cooling solutions ......read more
18 June 2017 - Dubai, UAE
UAE-based total FM company makes exemplary progress with standards, training and sustainability, prompting British Institute of Cleaning Science to maintain rating
In recognition of its excellence in facilities management (FM) services, UAE-based total FM company Farnek continues its accreditation program from the British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc), the largest independent, professional and educational body in the cleaning industry.
Markus Oberlin, CEO of Farnek, said: “We have enjoyed an excellent relationship with the British Institute of Cleaning Science since we embarked on the first accreditation process in 2012 and we are delighted this will continue. Our customers benefit from our accreditation with BICSc, secure in the knowledge that we are delivering safe and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 31 May 2017: Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), a company of global trade enabler DP World and a major destination for foreign direct investment in the Middle East, Africa and CIS states, registered 122 new companies from 33 countries during the first three months of 2017.
More than half (55 percent) of new companies were from the Middle East region, followed by 22 percent from Asia-Pacific , 16 percent from Europe, 4 percent from Africa and 3 percent from North America.
Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO DP World, said: “The number of companies reflects investor confidence in Jafza services and facilities in a wide range of industry sectors.
“Jafza’s innovative approach is in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and ......read more
Bayt.com’s latest poll reports that nearly two thirds of MENA respondents feel more productive during Ramadan
Dubai, UAE, 28 May 2017: Ramadan is a time for reflection, unity, sharing and generosity. It is a time that can bring out the best in people, whether during work or when spending time with friends and family. For professionals in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), the wonderful spirit of Ramadan is very much present in the workplace and the holy month comes with plenty of time to reflect and plan. According to the new “Ramadan in the Middle East and North Africa Workplace” poll, carried out by Bayt.com, the Middle East’s #1 Job Site, the majority of MENA professionals (79.1%) agree that they plan to spend more time looking for a new job during Ramadan.
A large contributor to the ......read more
-Over 25% of successors think they will lose market share to new entrants
23 May, 2017 – Of the next generation of leaders of family-owned businesses interviewed by Deloitte, 46% expects that the market in which they operate will face disruption in the next two to three years. 27% also expects to lose market share to new entrants. These are the results of Deloitte’s NextGen Survey.
Deloitte talked to 268 family-owned businesses and discussed specific challenges such as succession but also growth, strategy and the speed with markets change nowadays.
“The global economy is changing rapidly and fundamentally, due to the exponential speed of transformation in digital infrastructure, among other things. Quicker than ever, the past is being left behind—a tendency that in the perception of many goes against ......read more
The savings achieved is enough to fill 510Olympic swimming pools
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 10, 2017: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world's largest district cooling services provider has announced savings of 280million gallons of fresh water in 2016, enough to fill 510Olympic swimming pools.
Empower uses advanced Reverse Osmosis (RO) systems, along with the TSE technology, at its plants. The TSE technology of Empower was awarded first IDEA Innovation Award in 2013, as first of its kind globally.
“In 2016, Empower has managed to use recycled water for district cooling solutions to reduce waste and increase the company’s efficiency. In addition, the company usestreated water for preserving fresh water. Empoweralso adopts several advanced systemsto use waste water ......read more
Company unveils five new coatings, with plans to unveil low thermal transmission glass products
Dubai, May 9, 2017: Emirates Glass LLC, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC and one of the largest processors of flat architectural glass in the region, has announced that it has achieved strong results in 2016 compared to 2015 with profits exceeding all previous records, reinforcing its growing reputation and market share in the region.
Emirates Glass also announced that it currently has projects worth AED 110 million on hand, and is executing more than AED 60 million worth of contracts in GCC countries alone.
As a step to achieve the projected growth trajectory, Emirates Glass has announced the launch of five new coatings, including Emicool Superlite Temperable High Performance Coatings, with plans to unveil super low ......read more
DUBAI – May 7, 2017: Marking a paradigm shift in the conventional mindset of UAE nationals seeking employment, a recently concluded survey reveals that about 57 per cent of them showed interest in working for the private sector. Of the 57 per cent, an encouraging 27 per cent want to work exclusively in the private sector and the remaining 30 per cent are amenable to working in either sector. Only 43 per cent are resolutely looking at job opportunities in the public sector, which is a significant change from TASC’s last year’s survey results that recorded an 80 per cent preference of the UAE nationals for government sector.
The research conducted by TASC Outsourcing, the leading people solutions and talent management company in the UAE, also found that most Emirati candidates believe that the private ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 6 May, 2017 – Emirates Metrology Institute (EMI), part of Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), participated in the half-yearly meeting of members of the Gulf Association for Metrology (GULFMET) hosted by Emirates Authority for Standardization & Metrology (ESMA) in Abu Dhabi.
Held for the first time in Abu Dhabi since GULFMET’s establishment, the meeting drew the participation of representatives from leading National Metrology Institutes (NMIs).
The meeting provided GULFMET General Assembly members and metrology experts from leading national metrology institutes an opportunity to meet during the sessions of the Gulfmet Technical Committees and General Assembly and present the progress of their institutes and Gulfmet. Participants also discussed the challenges in metrology and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 3, 2017: Lt General Dahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy chairman of police and Public security in Dubai, the Honorary Chairman of the Protection of Maritime Environment Society launched on Sunday the first phase of fish production enhancement program in the presence of Sultan bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman & CEO and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation.
Seven Tides International runs the program that aims at promoting fish stocks in Dubai. 3,000 fish of two local types (hamour and spaiti) were released into the waters near the World Islands, after being raised in captivity for more than a year and half.
Major General Mohammed Saeed Al Marri, Director of Community Happiness General Department in Dubai Police, Abdulla Bin Sulayem, CEO of Seven Tides International, and Khalil Saqer bin ......read more
The company is well-prepared as temperature soars high during the peak summer period
Dubai, UAE, 30 April 2017: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower),the world’s largest district cooling services provider, is well-prepared as temperature soars high during the peak summer period.The company announced that it has completed pre-summer preparation works at its district cooling plants and systems across Dubai to cater to the rapidly increasing demand during the hot months.
“The demand for district cooling is on the rise as summer approaches fast. However, with proven capabilities as a leader in the district cooling industry, we are ready to offer our customers enhanced services for summer,”saidHE Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower.
Empower leverages on the off-peak winter months to ensure a consistent ......read more
• State-of-the-art machines print 27000 meters per hour
• New 255,000 sq. ft. facility introduces advanced flexible packaging options
Dubai-UAE: 30 April, 2017 – Emirates Printing Press (EPP), a high-quality, multi-award-winning commercial printing press based in Dubai, announced the opening of its third 255,000 square feet printing and packaging facility in Dubai Industrial Park.
The inauguration ceremony on March 22 was attended by Abdulla Belhoul, Chief Executive Officer, Mohan Valrani, Senior Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Al Shirawi Group of Companies, Mohamed Al Shirawi, CEO at Emirates Printing Press, as well as senior representatives of Dubai Industrial Park and Emirates Printing Press.
Boasting the best European-made machinery in the industry, the ......read more
Announcement came during Dubai delegation’s visit to Paraguay as part of high-level trade mission to Latin America led by Dubai Chamber
H.E. Al Ghurair: Dubai-Paraguay non-oil trade has surged 92% between 2010 and 2016, and there is huge potential to expand scope of bilateral trade
H.E. Buamim: As a major agricultural exporter, Paraguay can play a key role in collaborating with the UAE on food security
Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2017: Paraguay President H.E. Horacio Cartes recently announced plans to open the country’s first commercial representative office in the UAE later this year, which will aim to boost trade and investment flows between the two countries.
His comments came during a meeting with a Dubai Chamber delegation in Asuncion, where he expressed his intention to build bridges between ......read more
Dubai, UAE - 27 April 2017: Alstom and the RATP have successfully completed an initial experiment concerning the autonomous stabling of a tram in the RATP’s T7 depot in Vitry-sur-Seine. The project lasted a total of six months, including three at the Vitry site. A phase of additional studies and tests is due to be launched from the second half of 2017 onwards.
The tram, by means of sensors (lidars), detects obstacles and reacts accordingly: reductions in speed, maximum service braking or emergency braking as the case may be. It is also capable of situating itself on the site and recognising its stabling point. The results confirm the feasibility of using these new technologies inside a depot: the tram moves autonomously, runs at the required speed in a straight line or in a curve, and stops at a pre-ordained ......read more
• YouGov survey commissioned by Seamless Middle East reveals that a lack of confidence in online payment security deters 34 percent of GCC residents from shopping online
• Regional and international experts will discuss best practices and future trends in the payments, e-commerce and retail industries at Seamless Middle East 2017, 1-2 May
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26 April 2017 – A recent survey commissioned by Seamless Middle East 2017 – the region’s most extensive technology and solution exhibition for the payments, e-commerce and retail industry – reveals that 48 percent of GCC residents prefer to shop online, with 33 percent of respondents stating that online shopping is just as safe as offline shopping.
The Arab Federation for e-Commerce (AFEC) revealed ......read more
● Professional networking site has 22 million members in the MENA region
● Data released as LinkedIn hits 500m global member milestone
● Members in the UAE have an average of 211 connections
● LinkedIn boasts 10+million active jobs and provides access to over 9+million companies
● UAE residents are ranked among the top three connected consumers globally*
UAE, April 26, 2017 – LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, released figures today announcing that it has hit the 500 million members milestone across 200 countries and 22 million members in the MENA region. A professional community of this size has never existed until now. Helping members to stay informed on relevant news ......read more
The sixth annual UAE Business and Investment Forum also saw discussions of the post-oil economy, innovation and technology, and the ‘investment-ready’ UAE
SMEs account for 60 per cent of the UAE economy, says Ministry of Economy Undersecretary
26 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: Abu Dhabi Ports announced today that its Khalifa Port Free Trade Zone will open to European markets, revealing details to an international audience during the sixth annual UAE Business and Investment Forum at Hannover Messe.
Mana Mohammed Saeed Al Mulla, CEO of Khalifa Industrial Zone (KIZAD), noted that the new free trade zone, which boosted the total size of KIZAD free trade space to more than 100 million square metres, has received 130 international and local investors since opening in 2016.
The Business and Investment Forum is a ......read more
Ras Al Khaimah – UAE- 20 April 2017: According to a report published by the Studies & Commercial Cooperation Department at the Ras Al Khaimah Chamber, based on data from the Ras Al Khaimah Customs Department, foreign trade in the Emirate grew by 11.8% in 2016 compared to 2015.
Dr. Ahmed Rashed Al Shemaili, Assistant Director-General of Commercial Service and Business Development Sector at Ras Al Khaimah Chamber said that foreign trade in the Emirate grew by 11.8% in 2016 to reach a value of AED 10 billion compared to AED 9.04 billion in 2015. Exports had the lion’s share and reached AED 3.78 billion, or 37.4% of total foreign trade, followed by imports which reached AED 3.53 billion or 34.9% while the re-export market reached AED 2.79 billion or 27.7% of total foreign trade.
Al Shemaili added that the ......read more
• Sales: +3.5% to 18,714 million euros (organic: +3.1%)
• Emerging markets sales growth: organic +6.8%
• MEA region sales: +3.7% to 1,378 million euros (organic: +5.6%)
• Strong increase of operating profit*: +8.5% to 3,172 million euros
• Excellent earnings per preferred share*: +9.8% to 5.36 euros
• Double-digit dividend** increase: +10.2% to 1.62 euros per preferred share
20 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: “2016 was a very successful year for Henkel. In a challenging market, we achieved again new record levels for sales and earnings and met our financial targets for the fiscal year,” said Henkel CEO Hans Van Bylen. “For the first time we reached an adjusted operating ......read more
Dubai, UAE - 13 April 2017: Britain’s decision to establish a post-Brexit free trade agreement with the GCC has the potential to fast track the diversification of the UAE economy, according to Links Group, the region’s leading provider of commercial facilitation and advisory services.
Led by British Prime Minister Theresa May, Britain is paving the way for a post-Brexit deal for the whole of the Gulf. It will be only the second GCC-wide Free Trade Agreement to be signed with a non-Middle East country; the first was signed with Singapore in 2013. As a member of the European Union, Britain cannot currently sign the agreement, but according to Gulf officials a draft could be ready within months.
The GCC states are currently undertaking the most drastic reforms in their histories to prepare for a post-oil era. Boosting ......read more
Dubai, UAE - April 13, 2017: Kanoo Machinery, one of the exclusive dealers of world-class brands in the Middle East showcased its latest high-technology Massey Ferguson tractors and Bobcat Compact Loaders designed to perform a multitude of tasks in almost every farming operations around the world, at AgraME 2017 on April 10-12, 2017 at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre.
Kanoo Machinery is a Silver Sponsor of the recent AgraME. AgraME is the largest agribusiness event in the Middle East which features manufacturers and suppliers of machinery, equipment and industry advancements, to cater to the growing market and to improve agriculture practices in the region.
During the exhibition, Kanoo Machinery featured its Massey Ferguson Global Series – the new MF4708 tractors re-engineered from the ground up to meet the ......read more
Participates for the 10th time in the Careers UAE fair
Dubai, 13 April 2017: Investing in and retaining the right people is the biggest asset for any organisation. And making significant progress in identifying and nurturing such talent through career fairs is UAE Exchange, the leading global remittance, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand. The brand’s participation in the Careers UAE, one of the largest recruitment fairs in the country, is part of its strategic plans to expand the Emirati workforce across its various operations in the UAE.
Speaking on the occasion, Abdel Kareem Alkayed, UAE Exchange Country Head for the UAE, said: “Our continuous participation in recruitment fairs like Careers UAE is a testament of our commitment towards the vision of the UAE government in developing and empowering the ......read more
Dubai, UAE - April 12, 2017: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world's largest district cooling services provider, recently entered into an agreement with Dubai Trade, the premier trade facilitation entity, to utilise its ‘Rosoom’ the secured online payment gateway. The agreement was signed by HE Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower and Eng. Mahmood Al Bastaki, CEO of Dubai Trade, in the presence of both parties’ seniors and officials,at Empower’s head office.
“At Empower we are committed to provide our customers with best-in-class services to streamline their day-to-day life. Our association with Dubai Trade is a testament to our efforts and initiatives to provide smart services to our customers and drive the UAE government’s smart vision. The e-payment gateway will ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 11, 2017: His Highness Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, tours Careers UAE, the UAE’s leading career fair for Emirati nationals, accompanied by His Excellency Helal Almarri, Director General of Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing and Dubai World Trade Centre Authority.
The event, which ran from April 9 to April 11 at Dubai World Trade Centre, is held each year under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and invites UAE nationals to explore new career opportunities within the public and private sectors.
The 11th edition of Careers included Gold Sponsors Dubai Electronic Security Centre and National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Strategic Government Partner Dubai Government Human Resources, ......read more
March 06, 2017: Industry analysts and experts have lauded Dubai’s leading and continuing efforts to become the first fully-fledged smart city. TRL, the global centre for innovation in transport and mobility, has expressed its commitment to this initiative, placing themselves at the forefront of this transformational shift. In line with this, TRL has also raised the importance of improved ......read more
March 5, 2017- The Middle East Facilities Management Association (MEFMA), the region's leading platform for FM professionals, wider construction industry stakeholders and owner associations, has announced that it will hold its 6th edition of the Annual MEFMA Confex at the Address Hotel Dubai Marina, UAE, on March 13 and 14, 2017. This year’s edition will explore the multifaceted ......read more
March 04, 2017– Imdaad, the GCC’s leading integrated facilities (FM) company based in Dubai, stated that UAE talents have the strong potential to enjoy a lucrative career in the facilities management (FM) sector, if they are given proper knowledge and opportunity to better understand the sector and how it contributes to national development. The company notes that spreading further ......read more
Sharjah Department of Statistics and Community Development reveals aspirations and opinions of locals seeking jobs in the local market
The survey was held at the National Career Exhibition 2017
Sharjah, 04 March 2017: The Sharjah Department of Statistics and Community Development (DSCD) has delivered a strong impetus to the UAE’s Emiratisation drive with ‘Register Your ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 20, 2017: The UAE’s General Authority of Youth and Sports has partnered with the Alliance For Youth launched by Nestlé Middle East last year to bring together companies and other entities that can help young people in the region enhance their skills and develop their careers, and is now expanding to include Emaar Properties, ENGIE, LinkedIn, L’Oréal, Mohebi ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, February 19, 2017 – Genetec Inc. (Genetec), a leading provider of IP security and intelligence solutions, successfully hosted the Genetec Middle East Channel Partner Awards to honour top-performing partners in the Middle East in recognition of their outstanding achievements in 2016. The special gala ceremony, held at the Shangri-La Hotel in Dubai, was attended by top executives ......read more
Abu Dhabi, February 19, 2017: As part of its annual practice, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced today its shortlisted candidates in two of its categories; “Literature” and “Children’s Literature”. The announcement follows the conclusion of a series of meetings held by the Scientific Committee in Abu Dhabi to assess reports submitted by the judges’ ......read more
Trump's economic policies flawed, jobs focus misguided
New US presidency likely to resemble that of Nixon
Present selloff in bond yields likely temporary
Donald Trump may be a colourful character, particularly as far as 21st century politicians go, but investors should watch what he does, not what he says.
I have spent the last month on the road around Europe meeting with ......read more
February 11, 2017: Sharjah Tatweer Forum (STF), a subsidiary of the Quarter of a Century Foundation for Creating Leaders and Innovators, is set to honor and recognize the latest batch of graduates that have completed the Sharjah Leadership Program (SLP). The graduation ceremony, which will take place on February 13, 2017 at the Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre, is being held under the ......read more
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), the multilateral trade financing institution and a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Istanbul Zaim University (ZIU), an institution of higher learning incorporated in Turkey that offers undergraduate and graduate programs in many branches of modern science and ......read more
Research should help to shed light on the future of the workforce, and develop education systems that will fulfil future workforce demands
Dubai, UAE, 29th January 2017: Learning company Pearson and innovation foundation Nesta today announce a research partnership in collaboration with Michael Osborne (Oxford Martin School) which is designed to provide businesses, governments and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 25 January, 2017: Dubai Trade, the single window for cross-border trade and a DP World company, has shortlisted nominees for its 9th E-Services Excellence Award (ESEA).
Winners will be announced at the annual awards ceremony to be held next month under the patronage of HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai. ESEA recognises ......read more
UAE, January 25, 2016– DuPont (NYSE: DD), a science company that brings world-class, innovative products, materials, and services to the global marketplace, announced fourth-quarter 2016 GAAP earnings of $0.29 per share and operating earnings2 of $0.51 per share. Prior year GAAP and operating earnings2 were a loss of $(0.26) and earnings of $0.27 per share, respectively. GAAP ......read more
Dubai, 25 January 2017 – Worldwide sales of the Fujitsu ScanSnap series now exceeds four million units, representing another milestone in the success story of this personal document scanner product line. With ScanSnap sales ramping up fast only Fujitsu’s own fi Series range of professional document management scanners have a larger user base.
Product range of Fujitsu ScanSnap ......read more
Portuguese Ambassador, Joaquim Moreira de Lemos visits CSA, Colep Scitra Aerosols, a JV between companies from UAE and Portugal
Dubai, UAE, January 25th, 2017: Just over three years ago Scitra, part of the Albatha Group had signed a joint venture agreement with Portugal headquartered, Colep, to form a new company called Colep Scitra Aerosols (CSA). Since then, Albatha has grown the business ......read more
eProseed will participate as a Supporting Partner in the 11th MENA Regulatory Summit on February 5th & 6th in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The summit will cover the main topical challenges faced by the regulatory authorities and the GRC community, a debate in which eProseed has a pivotal role to play as the publisher of FSIP, a comprehensive financial supervision solution dedicated to Central ......read more
Early 2016 saw a drop in hiring in the UAE. Did it pick up later in the year, and what are your predictions for 2017?
Unfortunately, this trend continued throughout 2016. The number of new jobs available in Q2 of 2016 fell by 9 percent compared to same period in 2015. Q3 wasn’t much better, with a drop of 8 percent year-on-year. However, we did see a rise in the number of contract and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 15 January 2017: AgilityGrid, a Dubai-based Value Added Distributor that provides IP CCTV security solutions for businesses and government bodies across the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Australia, has confirmed that it will be at Intersec 2017 to showcase its comprehensive video security solutions across key vertical sectors. Intersec 2017 is scheduled to run 22-24 ......read more
It's never too early to start thinking about Valentine's Day, there is already so much love in the air. Give it one more week and everyone on your insta feed will be using the hashtag #couplegoals .
Our curated Valentine's Day gift guide includes gifts for the beauty lover, those who want something a little bit different, those on a budget or if you are looking to splurge. ......read more
Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman of Dubai Chamber : “Dubai achieved positive growth in manufacturing industry in 2016”
‘Oil demand for petrochemicals is likely to grow by about 3% a year between 2015 and 2021, with petrochemicals taking a more significant proportion of the oil barrel’ says International Energy Agency (IEA)
Dubai, 8 January 2017: ArabPlast 2017 kicked ......read more
Port of Fujairah and Dulsco organised a collective training session for a safer working environment in the Emirate
Dubai, UAE, December 29th, 2016: Dulsco, a regional leader in human resource solutions and waste management services, and Port of Fujairah jointly hosted a training session on ‘Safety Leadership’ for industry professionals across UAE. This is along the sidelines that ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 27, 2016: Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), a DP World Company and the UAE’s flagship trade and logistics hub for the Middle East region and Africa, organised a day of entertainment, activities and informative sessions for workers residing in its on-site residences.
The ‘Workers’ Day’, attended by over 2,000 workers, included ......read more
Event highlights public and private sector collaboration
Dubai, UAE, 26 December 2016: Dubai Trade, the single window for cross-border trade and smart trading solutions and a DP World company, recently recognised strategic and media partners during its first appreciation ceremony.
The ceremony was part of Dubai Trade’s strategy to support partnerships between ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 22 December, 2016: The Dubai campus of the Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS), the chosen venue for the Careers Festival Day, drew an estimated 800 UAE nationals for various positions on offer by financial companies in the UAE. All UAE nationals who attended the two-day festival were successfully registered in the Ministry of Human Resources and ......read more
Increase in Emiratisation to reach 13% in 2016
Dubai, UAE, 21 December 2016: As part of the Emiratisation initiative to employ more UAE nationals in the private and public sectors, Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), world’s largest district cooling services provider, has announced today an increase by 13% in 2016 in the employment of UAE nationals in the ......read more
Piaget dresses Ryan Reynolds
LOS ANGELES – December 19, 2016 – Piaget Altiplano was the watch of choice for the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards. International Brand Ambassador, Ryan Reynolds chose a Piaget Altiplano timepiece to complete his red carpet look.
Mr. Reynolds, who was honored with Entertainer of the Year, chose the Piaget Altiplano 43 mm in white ......read more
International Autumn Trade Fair (IATF) 2016 ends on high note
WTO Report: ‘UAE had a 31.5% share of the Middle East’s total exports in 2015, compared to 28 per cent in 2014’
Dubai, UAE, 18 December 2016: The 31st edition of the International Autumn Trade Fair 2016 (IATF 16) concluded Friday (16 December) at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition ......read more
Saxo Bank unveils powerful tool for clients using multi-legged option strategies
Dubai, UAE, December 15, 2016: Saxo Bank, the online multi-asset trading and investment specialist, today announces that it is launching a combination order ticket for all clients trading contract options.
The combination order ticket will enable clients to deploy multi-legged option ......read more
UAE non-oil trade reached 553.4 billion AED in first half of 2016
Dubai, UAE, 15 December 2016: HH Sheikh Hasher Bin Juma Al Maktoum, Director General of the Dubai Department of Information inaugurated today (Wednesday, 14 December 2016), the 31st International Autumn Trade Fair (IATF 2016) that will continue until 16th December (Friday) at the Dubai International Convention and ......read more
Dubai – December 14, 2016: Hair oil with natural ingredients are highly preferred option for babies as their hair care needs are different from that of adults. Baby hair are thinner and softer that is more prone to breakage as well as tangles and knots because of; therefore need special hair care routine care to ensure healthy growth. Olive oil is one such product that offers notable ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 8, 2016: The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) inaugurated today the Emirates Soil Museum, a unique facility in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
The opening of the Emirates Soil Museum is a joint initiative between ICBA and ADFD.
Speaking ......read more
Dubai aims to become the seventh leading maritime capital of the world by 2020 ahead of London, New York, Tokyo, Copenhagen, and Rio de Janeiro
The International Autumn Trade Fair strengthen the UAE position as a strategic market in the MENA region
Dubai, UAE, 7 December 2016: The International Autumn Trade Fair (IATF 2016) is announced to be held from 14th to 16th of December at ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 5 December, 2016 - Hair serum is a unique product that protects tresses from external damages such as harsh climatic conditions, pollution, and heat styling and chemical treatments. It also makes hair more manageable by preventing tangles, knots and dryness. Hair serum provides a protective layer to the outer surface of the hair strand. A little application of hair serum not only ......read more
SGI Dubai 2017 show would be held from January 15th to 17th 2017
Dubai, UAE, November 30th, 2016: International Expo Consults (IEC) part of Falak Holding, announced the launch of ‘Wall of Fame’ at the SGI Dubai 2017 show. This wall will showcase creative campaigns from across several continents at the 20th edition of the SGI Dubai show. SGI Dubai 2017 show is bringing exhibitors ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 27th, 2016: “As drones and driverless vehicles have arrived to do the last mile delivery, supply chain and logistics industry is in for a massive shift in approach in 2017 and beyond,” stated Shashi Shekhar, Group Chairman and founder of SCLG, during the 9th Global Supply Chain and Logistics Summit. Last year, UAE’s supply chain and logistics industry ......read more
NDIGITEC, the UAE-based creative production company, has announced that it is the creative production partner for a wide range of brand owners and exhibitors at The Big 5 Dubai – the largest construction event in the Middle East currently under way at Dubai World Trade Centre.
NDIGITEC Fabrication, the main production contractor for the exhibition stands of its partners, provides ......read more
DIFC Wills & Probate Registry consumer poll reveals expats stay longer than expected in Dubai, but don’t plan to protect their future
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 November 2016: The phrase ‘time flies when you are having fun’ has never been truer for residents in Dubai. The DIFC Wills & Probate Registry (WPR) is calling for expats to get on top ......read more
Management and organisational skills can further advance innovation, says LBS expert
24 November 2016, Dubai, UAE –The UAE has been putting the right policies in place to become one of the most innovative countries in the world says Freek Vermeulen, Term Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, London Business School.
“In 2014, the UAE defined the very ......read more
China Homelife Dubai Exhibition 2016 scheduled to take place on December 5 – 7 at Dubai World Trade Centre confirms over 1500 participants and retains its position as the largest sourcing platform for Chinese products in the Middle East and Africa. The event has gained tremendous response over the years based on the well-rounded mix of products ranging from textile & garments, ......read more
Use a password that’s easy to remember, like ‘Password’ or ‘123456’.
Though they are easy to remember, for a cyber-criminal this is like giving candy to a baby. A password like this can be cracked in less than a second.
Have the same password for everything so it’s easy to remember
It’s a lot of hassle having to have a separate password for our ......read more
Excavation starts at leading global wholesale trading hub
15 km dual carriageway to connect Mohammed Bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road
Abdulla Belhoul: Construction marks new chapter for global wholesale hub
Dubai Wholesale City, the global integrated wholesale trading hub, and a member of TECOM Group, has announced the beginning of excavation works during a ceremony that was attended by ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 20 November, 2016- Following the huge success of its Dabur Amla Snake Oil, Dabur International has launched its ‘Split Ends Seal’ variant in the Middle East. The product is the outcome of intensive research and development and this variant offers three-tiered protection against rough and damaged hair with split ends. The new hair serum variant is invigorated with the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2016 – L’Oréal has been voted as the most attractive employer for business students amongst Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) companies, in the UAE and KSA. Over 12,600 students, of different majors, from 43 universities participated in Universum’s “Most Attractive Employers Ranking” survey.
The survey offered comprehensive insights ......read more
Dubai– November 16, 2015: Babies have delicate and sensitive skin that cannot withstand harsh formulations. To ensure their safety and protection, mothers must look for suitable options that will make sure that their child’s skin will be cleaned thoroughly while protecting its natural oils and vitamins. Choosing the best option can help safeguard the well-being of their ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2016: Juma Al Majid Group – Office Equipment, Storage & Material Handling Solution Division is the host and distributor for flagship brands that form the backbone of this Division from Konica Minolta Digital Solutions (MFP, Printer, digital Press, MPS /OPS, DMS/ECM) and Kardex Remstar (Document Management and Material Handling Solution). Other major brands ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 8 November, 2016 - It is important to maintain the fresh and glossy style you had in the morning to instill a certain level of confidence throughout the hectic and busy activities of the day. In line with this, Vatika has introduced its new ‘gentle hold’ transparent styling gel.
The new ‘gentle hold’ styling gel features herbal ingredients that ......read more
DUBAI, November 3, 2016- SocialDice, a regional startup that offers an innovative digital hiring solution for SMEs in MENA, announced today that it recently closed a second round of investment from regional and global venture funds 500 Startups, Sadara Ventures and Raed Ventures. The Company’s other investors include Zahi Khouri and Oasis 500.
"500 Startups is ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 31: Organised by CPI Business in association with its Presenting Partner National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) and Strategic SME Partner Etisalat, the Stars of Business Awards 2016 celebrated and honoured top-notch performers from across a wide spectrum of industry verticals.
Held in the glamourous setting of Atlantis Hotel, the Palm Dubai, the iconic awards ......read more
ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced the results of its survey, Everything You Need to Know About ITSM Analytics: Industry Insight 2016. The survey reveals that 85 percent of users believe ITSM analytics will enhance IT service delivery, which includes 36 percent who believe that analytics would improve service desk efficiency and 30 percent who believe it ......read more
As the UAE prepares to introduce 2016 Fire & Life Safety Codes, the 2nd Annual Health, Safety & Security Forum 2016 will take place at Le Méridien - Al Wasl Ballroom from 23-24 October in Dubai to host experts who will provide advice on fire safety in the UAE.
Alongside, participants will also be able to witness mock fire drill followed by a mock court trial, first-of-its-kind in the ......read more