Delegation of UAE businessmen visit Mumbai, Ahmedabad as part of Global Business Forum roadshow
Chamber reveals plans to open representative office in India later this year
H.E. Al Ghurair: 29% of new companies registered with Dubai Chamber in 2016 were Indian; total number of Indian members has exceeded 36,000
H.E. Buamim: UAE and India have historic ties that have strengthened in recent decades with the increase of bilateral trade and investment
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2017: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently concluded a successful trade mission to India which was organised to facilitate economic cooperation and explore trade and investment opportunities in the country.
The trade mission, part of the Chamber’s Global Business Forum roadshow, was joined by dignitaries, officials and ......read more
Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority to host farmers at Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 7 March 2017: Abu Dhabi is set to welcome hundreds of farmers and food growers from around the world to introduce them to the growing number of new sustainable agriculture solutions which will directly impact their business.
The Hosted Farmers Programme, supported by the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA), will run at the upcoming Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA), held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, with support of the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment.
“This new programme in Abu Dhabi underlines the commitment of ......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 Attendance’ – a smart data collection initiative, which collected the latest and most accurate data of more than 3,000 job seeking Emiratis who walked into the National Career Exhibition 2017, held at Expo Centre Sharjah recently.
The data collected includes job applicants' basic information such as age, academic qualifications, occupational status, previous work experience and career aspirations, among other ......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 Logistics, Nielsen, Publicis Middle East and the American University in Dubai– with an objective of impacting 50,000 young adults through internships, graduate and training programs, and apprenticeships opportunities, and hiring 3,000 young people throughout Alliance partner companies by 2020.
Announced at a Youth Conference conducted in collaboration with a number of leading universities and held at the American University in Dubai, the ......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’ panel per category and the evaluation of nominated works.
The selected works in literature included three narrative works, namely ‘Alwah’ (Tablets) by Lebanese author Rashid Al-Daif, (2016); ‘Khareef al Bara’a’ (The Autumn of Innocence) by Lebanese author Abbas Beydoun (2016); and ‘Fi Fami Lu’lu’a’ (A Pearl in My Mouth) by Emirati author Maisoon Saqer (2016).
As for titles under ......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 clients and investors. It has led me to some interesting discussions and conclusions.
President Trump remains an enigma even for people who have met him; his personality is at best erratic and at worst compulsive but having said that, his ability to "keep the ball rolling" impresses me. In the process of doing so, he has been able to convince many of the investors I respect most to buy into the concept of "an animal ......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 education experts with new insights and evidence about the skills and competencies which will be required in the future economy.
Through Employment in 2030: Skills, Competencies & the Implications for Learning, the research team will provide recommendations for how education, job training and other workforce development efforts can shift practice today in an attempt to better prepare the workforce of tomorrow.
“Businesses, governments ......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 organisations for their use of smart services in trade and logistics with winners selected on predefined criteria, including the number of mobile transactions on the Dubai Trade Portal throughout 2016.
The 9th ESEA has five categories that include: Smart Services Award for M-Token, Free Zone, Payment Services, Clearance, and Shipping Services. Additionally, two Innovation Awards will be presented for the Best Innovative Project and the Best ......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. There is something for everyone.
Ipanema- Love Heart Flip Flops in a selection of colours
Price- AED 100, Available at Ipanema outlets
Konjac Sponge Company- Heart Sponge
Price- AED 75, Available at Holland and Barrett
SACHAJUAN- Spicy Citrus Body Wash
Price- AED 130, Available at Bloomingdales
Fressko- Glass Range Flasks
Price- AED 179, Available at Virgin Megastores
Fressko- Blush ......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 off today (Sunday, 8th January, 2017) in Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, as HE Majid Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman of Dubai Chamber inaugurated the show along with many other government representative, business executives and industry experts.
The No. 1 trade show in the Middle East in term of machinery on display and the leading regional platform for the plastic industry, will continue for three days until Tuesday, ......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 a series of lectures ranging from Labour Rights Awareness by the Permanent Committee for Labour Affairs, Road Safety Awareness by the Road and Transport Authority, Health and Safety Awareness by the Environment, Health And Safety Authority (Trakhees), Health Check-ups by CEDARS Hospital and a host of recreational activities. Ibrahim Mohammed Al Janahi, Deputy CEO and Chief Commercial Officer and other senior officials at Jafza ......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 the public and private sectors and to encourage trade relations in Dubai. It was attended by H.E. Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs, Mohammed Hamdan Al Zaabi, Director of Trade Promotion and Investment at the Ministry of Economy, Eng. Mahmood Al Bastaki, CEO of Dubai Trade, along with organisations that have contributed to Dubai Trade’s success, including government and financial organisations, private sector companies and the ......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 Emiratization database.
Organized by the Ministry and the recently launched Government Accelerators, EIBFS supported the festival as a strategic partner. The Careers Festival saw the participation of 80 financial companies that included banks, insurance companies and money exchanges, and led to one of the largest turnouts of UAE nationals at a job fair. With hundreds of offers made at the Careers Festival, the deep commitment of the Government ......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 company.
“We, Empower, are operating in a very specific and prolific industry, with so much potential for growth. As a dynamic employer, we are always searching for qualified profiles and highly experienced specialists but also opening our door for the young Emirati talents, in the fields of energy, R&D, sales, marketing, and engineering among others and we also pay special attention to employ women of the UAE nationals,” said HE ......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 gold to match his grey tuxedo.
It was announced earlier this morning that Mr. Reynolds is nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Comedy for his role in “Deadpool,” along with fellow Piaget International Brand Ambassador, Jessica Chastain, for her role in “Miss Sloane” as Best actress in a Drama movie.
Piaget has a longstanding love affair with Hollywood and a commitment to ......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 Centre with excellent results.
The UAE is ranked among the world's top 20 exporters, according to the World Trade Organisation’s Report on International Trade Trends. This was said at the show that attracted thousands of visitors over three days.
The exhibition, organized by Al Fajer Information and Services, has thus reinforced its position on the global consumer exhibitions map after 31 years of consistent ......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 strategies by simultaneously placing orders to buy and/or sell different options from the same order ticket.
Georgio Stoev, Futures and Listed Options Product Manager, said: “Instead of trading options leg by leg using multiple trade tickets, the different legs can now be delivered as one order and executed as one.”
“Through multi-legged strategies, clients will be presented with unique opportunities to participate in ......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 Exhibition Centre.
Under the theme “smart living”, the exhibition has seen the presence of officials and decision makers from the public and private sectors from different parts of the world who represent international companies operating in the lifestyle, fashion, electronics and home equipment, beauty and cosmetics, and health and fitness and other basic and luxury goods as well as contractors, consultants and ......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 at the inauguration ceremony, Dr. Ismahane Elouafi, Director General of ICBA, said: “We at ICBA are very proud and happy to have partnered with ADFD for this momentous initiative. Indeed, the museum is a result of continued support by the UAE government for efforts to collect, preserve and share information about the country’s natural heritage, including soils. We are confident that the museum will serve as an excellent repository of ......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 Dubai World Trade Centre. The 31st edition of the event will take place under the theme of “smart living” and will display general consumer goods with emphasis on home and lifestyle, fashion, electronics and home equipment, beauty and cosmetics, and health and fitness.
“Dubai is an open market to the international goods, where consumers find all kind of items of high quality and diverse utilities. This fair is not only ......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 of their ‘life admin’, as its most recent consumer poll* suggests that most people are staying in Dubai longer than they think, but are failing to safeguard their future.
According to WPR’s findings 64% of expats stay significantly longer in Dubai than they had originally thought. The majority of respondents have lived here at least three years longer than planned, and a staggering one in ten people have stayed over ......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 into students’ views on their future careers, prospect employers, in addition to what they consider as the most important factors in their employment decision. Amongst Business students, L’Oréal ranked as 8th most attractive employer across all sectors, up from number 9 in 2015. Whereas in KSA, Business students ranked L’Oréal as 8th most attractive employer, up from 11 in 2015.
The annual survey commenced in November ......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 include Rosss, (Storage & Warehousing Solutions) EBA, (Office & Industrial Shredding Solutions) Akten-Ex (Certified Shredding Solutions & industrial Heavy Duty Shredders), Intimus (Paper & Industrial Shredding Systems) & Lexmark Printers.
Today Juma Al Majid Group – Office Equipment, Storage & Material Handling Solution Division announced the joint-venture of Wertheim brand a European leader in manufacturing of ......read more
Doha, Qatar, October 17, 2016: Doha Bank has become the first bank in Qatar to achieve the prestigious ISO 9001:2015 accreditation, the newly revised international standards for Quality management systems.
ISO 9001 is the world’s most widely recognized standard for quality management systems, and its latest revision was published on September 23, 2015. The standard helps organizations consistently meet the needs of customers and other key stakeholders in both the delivery and continuous improvement of products and services.
Dr. Seetharaman, Group CEO said “ISO 9001:2015 rates companies on advanced quality assurance standards (known as the High-Level Structure), facilitating integration of multiple management systems. In addition, it increases focus on risk-based thinking which makes preventive action for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 4, 2016: Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), Dubai and the UAE’s flagship trade and logistics hub for the wider Middle East region and Africa is participating in the Water Technology, Energy and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2016, held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from October 4-6, 2016.
In line with the theme of the exhibition ‘At the forefront of sustainability’, Jafza is showcasing its latest initiatives and sustainability projects that have been implemented throughout the free zone in our efforts to adopt the international best practices in this area.
Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DP World and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation said
“The UAE and Dubai, in particular, has been the ......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
ICC Cricket Stadium, ICC Academies, The ELS Club, Kickers & Champs, Fit Republik, the Victory Heights project and other properties will all be serviced by Dulsco
Dubai, UAE, October 20th, 2016: Dubai Sports City has embarked on its waste management and recycling drive and has renewed its contract with Dulsco across all it properties, academies and villages. This will include the ICC ......read more
Middle East, 11 October, 2016 - NEC Display Solutions yesterday announced that it will be sharing an open platform modular approach with Raspberry Pi, enabling a seamless integration of Raspberry Pi’s devices with NEC’s displays. NEC’s leading position in offering the widest product range of display solutions matches perfectly with the Raspberry Pi, the organisation responsible ......read more
Plans focus on creating a highly-efficient, solutions based approach for achieving the sustainability and growth vision of the region
Dubai, October 9th, 2016: Dulsco, a regional leader in human resource and waste management solutions stated that the focus by GCC Governments on infrastructure and other sustainability projects will drive the next phase of growth in its core business areas. As ......read more
The finalists of this year’s Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa have been unveiled.
Dubai, UAE, October 4, 2016: Following a transparent and independent judging process which is unique to the organisers, Seatrade, and the only such approach in the Middle East Maritime Awards industry, the finalists are decided by an independent judging ......read more
The Bayt.com CV Search has helped more than 40,000 employers find relevant candidates in the last 16 years
Dubai, UAE, September 28, 2016: Finding the right candidates for your business should not be a time-consuming endeavor, thanks to Bayt.com’s powerful CV Search technology. In fact, in 2015 alone, employers successfully contacted over one million job seekers using Bayt.com CV search. ......read more
Private sector companies have the highest intention of hiring
Dubai, UAE, September 25, 2016: The recent Middle East Job Index survey, compiled by the Middle East’s leading job site, Bayt.com, and research and consulting group, YouGov, has revealed that the majority of employers across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) intend to hire soon, with 65% of those in the GCC ......read more
Organized by VIS Exhibitions, 'Middle East Cleaning Technology Week' (MECTW) is the region’s first ever global forum that unites the cleaning and hygiene industry.
MECTW is a platform to promote scientific cleaning practices, innovations, technologies and services to potential buyers in the MENA region, bringing together leaders from the cleaning & hygiene, laundry & dry ......read more
Located in Dubai, UAE and the first of its kind in the MENA region.
A national hub for soil education.
Dubai, UAE, September 7, 2016: Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to complete the construction of the Emirates Soil Museum in the Emirate of Dubai. The ......read more
By Sachin Bhardwaj, Director Marketing & Business Development, eHosting DataFort
The right selection of a datacenter is a blend of auditing tangible metrics and assessing the human side of operations.
Every datacenter has its share of strengths and characteristics that is the sum of its capital investments and innovative way of operations. An end-customer wanting to select a datacenter ......read more
AIM has been recognized as the premier event in foreign direct investment for Growing Markets. It is a unique platform for strategic networking, business development and expansion and learning. Our Media Partners have the opportunity to express their interest in positively impacting economic growth in the participating countries as well as access and exposure to this prestigious tribune of ......read more
Egypt, August 31, 2016 – Every woman wants silky-smooth, flawless and hair-free skin exuding elegance, beauty and feminism. That is why hair removal is seen as an essential part of women’s beauty and skincare regimens. While there are many methods to remove body hair, such as shaving and waxing and the use of epilators, tweezers and pumice stone, among others, most of them ......read more
Cisco Middle East has announced that Shukri Eid has been appointed Managing Director of its East Region effective immediately. In his new role, Shukri will lead the Cisco’s business in the UAE, Oman, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Yemen and work closely with partners to support private and public sector customers in their efforts to digitize and transform their operations.
Shukri is a Cisco ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 22, 2016: Peruvian gold exports to the UAE reached US$233 million in the first half of 2016, a 155-fold increase compared to the same period in 2015.
Total gold shipments jumped from 42 kilograms in 2015 to reach more than 7 metric tons in 2016, making the UAE the fourth largest destination for Peru’s gold exports, after Switzerland, Canada and USA.
Peru ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 22 August 2016: Active (Digital. Marketing. Communications) has been appointed as the PR and communications Agency for HintHunt Dubai, the leading escape game destination in Dubai. Active DMC will be handling the Communications campaign for HintHunt in the UAE, promoting the unique games it offers to different segments of the community including Corporate, Educational sector, ......read more
In line with its mandate to boost Dubai’s credentials as a wholesale hub of choice and as part of ongoing efforts to strengthen cooperation with partners and stakeholders from the private and public sector within and outside the UAE, Dubai Wholesale City (DWSC) welcomed a delegation from the Spanish embassy. During the visit, the two sides explored emerging opportunities and key challenges ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 03 August, 2016– Eastern Motors, the sole dealership for Jeep in Al Ain and automotive member of Al Fahim Group, is now the official automotive sponsor of Wadi Adventure, the Middle East’s first manmade white water rafting, kayaking, surfing and wake boarding facility, located at the base of picturesque Jebel Hafeet in Al Ain.
Through this sponsorship, Eastern Motors ......read more
Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced the availability of a beta program for Sophos Intercept, the next generation of advanced endpoint protection in the company’s broad portfolio of security solutions. With the steady rise of crippling ransomware, pervasive zero-day exploits and memory resident attacks, sophisticated end-user ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2016: Aligarh: "Eat and drink, but waste not by excess, for Allah loveth not the wasters", reminded Dr. Mohd. Iqtedar Husain Farooqi, author of internationally acclaimed book PLANTS OF THE QURAN, while highlighting the Quranic injunctions regarding the flora and fauna at a book release ceremony organized by the Ibne Sina Academy.
The ceremony, which ......read more
July 28, 2016 - A newly-formed strategic partnership between TAQNIA Cyber, a leading information security company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), and Koenig Solutions, a leading IT training provider and the world’s number one offshore training company, is expected to result in the opening of a high-end cyber academy inside Business Gate of Riyadh City, the capital of the KSA. The ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 27 July, 2016 – ADNOC Distribution today launched the Madinat Shakhbout service station in Abu Dhabi’s Shakhbout City. The launch is in line with the company’s sustained strategy of meeting the growing demand for its products and services to cater to the UAE’s rapid urbanisation and development.
Located behind the Abu Dhabi Civil Defence building, the new ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 26, 2016: Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) and its equity partner airlines will support 108,000 jobs across the USA in 2016 and make a US$10.7 billion contribution to the national economy this year, demonstrating a significant impact in one of the world’s largest economies, according to a leading global consultancy.
The diversified and commercially driven Abu ......read more
One of the few Emirati B2B companies to win the Superbrand award and Great Place to Work® recognition in the same year
Dubai, UAE, July 25th, 2016: Dulsco, a regional stalwart in human resource and waste management solutions, has won the Superbrand award for the second consecutive year. Dulsco is the only waste management company and HR solution providers in the region to be awarded the ......read more
Mergers by higher CSR performance companies less likely to fail says LBS strategy expert
Dubai, UAE - According to recent academic research, firms that genuinely integrate the demands and expectations of multiple stakeholders in their business model and strategy are more likely to undertake investments (such as mergers) that boost their long-term profitability, a strategy expert from London ......read more
CHECKPOINT Pumps and Systems FZE, a leading supplier of custom pumping solutions and chemical injection systems for the oil industry announced an upward trend in the utilization of rental solutions across the region. The company has experienced an incredible 20% year-on-year growth in the take-up of their rental packages as operators reformulate their operational methods and devise new ways to ......read more
Country has built a spectrum of themeparks and entertainment zones that caters to all sections of the society 365 days of the year
Dubai, UAE, July 14th, 2016: UAE will play a pivotal role in the global billion dollar theme park and amusement industry as per Abdul Rahman Falaknaz, Chairman, International Expo Consults, the organisers of the DEAL 2017 show. Highly innovative and creative ......read more
Al Manhal, a Dubai based electronic publishing & distribution database of full-text searchable Arabic content, signed an agreement with Qatar National Library (QNL), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), through which over 14,000 new titles will be added to the QNL’s vast online resources, and offer the entire nation access to high-quality ......read more
Arbor Networks Inc., the security division of NETSCOUT (NASDAQ: NTCT), announced today that Network Products Guide, the industry's leading technology research and advisory guide, has named Arbor Cloud a gold winner in the 2016 IT World Awards® for Best Security Services. Arbor Networks was also honored with a silver award for Best Overall IT Company of the Year.
An ......read more
Dubai, June 27, 2016: Kaya Skin Clinic – the largest international skincare clinic chain in the region, has announced that its research & development team and expert dermatologists have created four new revolutionary face therapies that will leave your skin glowing, hydrated and beautiful.
The four new facie therapies include Kaya Detox Face Therapy, Kaya Derma Stemness Face Therapy, ......read more
June 14, 2016: Internet-of-Things (IoT) spending for manufacture-related processes in the Middle East and African region (MEA) is poised to increase by 16 per cent Year-on-Year (YoY) starting 2016, running up to a total of over USD1.22 billion, according to a recent report from the International Data Corporation (IDC), a leading market, research, analysis and advisory firm. The study reveals that ......read more
Data is the new age currency and extremely valuable to organizations. But there is somebody else who also has an eye on this data – the cybercriminal. While you leverage the potential of your organizational data to drive business growth, the cybercriminal sees your data as a money making opportunity. He wants to grab your data, sell it and earn money from it. Data falling into the wrong ......read more
CITIZEN's Men's Eco Drive Sport CA0595-54E, is built to take on the toughest of challenges, while maintaining a cool and unruffled exterior - an ideal Father's Day gift for the adventurous man.
The black ion plated stainless steel casing gives the watch a tough and rugged look, which is completed by the stainless steel black ion plated strap with foldover clasp. The red on the main ......read more
The 100-Year Life: a gift few of us are prepared for
London Business School authors launch new book on implications of longevity
07 June 2016, Dubai, UAE - Many babies born today are expected to live for at least 100 years. A lifetime that lasts a century is an extraordinary gift. But you have to be ready for it. Without preparation the gift can quickly become a curse, two London Business ......read more
Initiative to Unveil 40 Delectable Recipes in Free-to-Download Ramadan Recipe Book
Beat Diabetes, the community-focused initiative by the region’s leading retail and hospitality conglomerate Landmark Group, has partnered with Dubai’s food enthusiasts - Nadia Parekh, founder of home-based catering company Mélange, as well as Nabih and Ghalia, home chefs and founders of Nabz&G ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 5, 2016: Eight out of ten fresh graduates in the UAE are more likely to use social media for a job search. This was revealed in a new survey conducted recently by the leading talent management and outsourcing firm TASC Outsourcing.
Social networking platforms have become the primary go-to for a job search among graduates in the UAE, the survey reveals. LinkedIn and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 2 June 2016: The Community Management Week (CMW), a pioneering event that brings five dedicated shows under one banner, ended on a high note last week with the signing of new major business deals and engagements with thousands of visitors and professionals who witnessed a range of sustainable and cutting-edge community management solutions from the inter-related shows.
Organized by ......read more
Dubai’s theme park industry set to attract revenues close to US$5 billion by 2020
Dubai, June 2nd, 2016: Dulsco, a regional leader in human resource solutions and waste management services, stated that the exponentially growing themepark industry will further boost the requirement for skilled resources in the country. Millions of tourists are set to flock theme parks in Dubai as many are ......read more
OMA Emirates, a provider of cutting edge technology for the payment industry is set to announce the launch of its new multi-loyalty scheme ‘Benefits Beyond’ at Cards & Payments Middle East 2016 on May 31 – June 1 at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The company has been making strong strides in developing their portfolio of retail solutions that has ......read more
HR roundtable session in Qatar hosted by Dulsco as part of its thought leadership series
Dubai, UAE, May 29th, 2016: ‘Employee Engagement’ is one of the most important factors for the overall growth of Qatar’s corporate sector, according to the HR fraternity in the country. The experts also felt that the ‘Employee Engagement’ quotient is a crucial aspect that ......read more
Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities, environmental and energy management solutions in the GCC, was evaluated based on the following criteria: Financial Performance, Work Environment, Ethics & Transparency and Innovation. The award primarily recognizes the achievement of finance teams contributing to their organization’s performance through the use of the best management ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, May 22, 2016– NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today announced the introduction of Power Advantage, an innovative portfolio of power solution comprising power conditioners and an all-in-one UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) and UPM (Uninterrupted Power Manager) device, to help financial institutions improve ATM availability, reduce ......read more
First remittance brand to be conferred with Dubai Quality Gold Award
One of the Top Employers in the UAE recognised by the Great Place to Work Institute®
Participating for the 9th time in the Careers UAE 2016
Dubai, 19 May 2016: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is home to a strong work force of millions, but of late, the country is witnessing a rise in the demand for skilled ......read more
The Centre also launches a web portal dedicated to MBRSC careers, a new mobile app and a brochure entitled “Your Guide to Start a Promising Career in Space”
Dubai, UAE, May 18, 2016: Within the framework of the continual quest to attract national talents capable of keeping pace with the ambitious space projects in the UAE, the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 16, 2016: At the inauguration day of the Careers UAE 2016, His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum was briefed on the initiatives put forth by Dubai Customs. HH was received by Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs, and Ahmed Obeid Al Falasi, Executive Director of Human Resources, Finance and Administration at Dubai ......read more