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
Toshi, the Grand Millennium Dubai’s popular Pan-Asian Signature Restaurant serving five different cuisines under one roof, is all set to welcome diners once again after a complete makeover. The restaurant will open its doors in the middle of August after an extensive remodeling which has given it a whole new look and feel.
Mr. Peter Mansourian, General Manager of Grand Millennium Dubai, ......read more
Leading coffee and baked goods chain, Dunkin’ Donuts are serving up specially designed star and crescent-shaped donuts, to mark the holy month of Ramadan. These special donuts will be available across all Dunkin’ Donuts outlets in the UAE.
“The holy month of Ramadan is a special time for all of us here in the Middle East. With our long history of being associated with the ......read more
25 June 2015 - ‘letstango.com,’ a leading UAE-based online store, has revealed its latest tie-up with the Al Rostamani Trading Co., one of the largest and oldest business conglomerates in the country today. Under the new tie-up, ‘letstango.com’ will now be able to offer the latest Suzuki cars on its online web site for the first time in the Middle East during the Holy ......read more
Nikita Ghandi, winner of India’s MasterChef, Season 4, has joined the Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi, June 22, 2015 –Beach Rotana proudly joined culinary forces with the youngest winner of India’s MasterChef (S4) on June 16 2015. Champion Nikita Ghandi joined the Kitchen team to gain some real-world experience with our chefs.
Nikita’s main interest is baking; ......read more
Hiring in the Oil and Gas industry in KSA continues to decrease
The number of online job listings for Software Hardware and Telecom specialists increased by 58% in May 2015 in KSA compared to last year
The creative industry continues to lead the growth momentum, with an increase in demand for online jobs of 57% compared to last year
June 2015 : The Monster Employment Index is a ......read more
7G Outdoor Advertising is set to launch its new-look website to coincide with the introduction of an extensive range of new advertising solutions for the UAE’s top brands.
7G Outdoor Advertising is an arm of 7G Media, a full-service media agency established in Dubai in 2007. Since forming the Outdoor Advertising business, 7G has provided primary sites for outdoor advertising services in ......read more
18 positions are open to talented Emiratis across the organisation
Dubai, UAE, 16 June 2015: du, the employer of choice in the UAE, continues to strengthen its Emirati presence throughout the layers of its business by offering experienced UAE Nationals exciting career opportunities in the dynamic information and communications technology (ICT) industry. This year, 18 positions are ......read more
“UAE is one of the most important countries to which Italy exports in the Arab World”- Al Mazrouei
HFZA has over 6200 companies - 56 of which are Italian and SAIF Zone has around 6700 companies of while only 86 are Italian.
SHARJAH (14/6/2015) - A high-level delegation from Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA) and Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF Zone) ......read more
13th June 2015, Abu Dhabi
Here comes a financial advisory console, just to look into the interests of upcoming entrepreneurs. There are quite a lot of aspects to consider, before somebody can venture into starting one’s own firm. A look at some of the top order business advisory services or financial advisory services, to probe into is as follows
To be able to ......read more
Coral Beach Resort Sharjah, which recently won the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for the third consecutive year for providing guests thoroughly pleasant experience during their stay, has launched an incredible summer offer to double the delight of vacations.
The Summer Offer 2015 gives 10% discount on Bed & Breakfast rate. The offer also entitles the guests to ......read more
Kid’s Summer Camp 2015 at Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi
More time for fun now that school’s out! It’s time for our annual Kid’s Summer Camp Boot Camp Fit Kids
Abu Dhabi, June 2015 – Summer is a time to enjoy a change of pace from the school year. It's an opportunity to focus on different interests or on activities that you don't have as much time for during ......read more
Ali & Sons Audi have announced that construction plans for their US$ 27 million exclusive Audi Workshop in Mussafah are on track. The project, which is part of the company's strategic expansion plans in the capital region, is set for completion in the first half of 2017, following a green light from the Abu Dhabi Municipality.
The exclusive Audi facility will allow customers across the ......read more
Strong performance in first quarter, Henkel reports good start to fiscal 2015
•Sales: +12.7% to 4,430 million euros (organic: +3.6%)
•Operating profit*: +14.1% to 707 million euros
•EBIT margin*: +0.2 percentage points to 16.0%
•Earnings per preferred share* (EPS): +13.5% to 1.18 euros
•Very strong sales growth in emerging markets: Organic +7.7%
Düsseldorf ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 6 June, 2015 – Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) today offered an AED183.6 million concessionary loan to the Government of Montenegro to support agricultural development sector.
The agreement was formalized at a signing ceremony at the ADFD headquarters in Abu Dhabi between His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of ADFD and Dr. Zoran Vukcevic, ......read more
Dubai, UAE — JUNE 02, 2015 — Acronis®, a global leader in new generation data protection, today unveiled Acronis Access Connect – it’s latest file and print sharing solution for SMBs and enterprises. Acronis Access Connect (formerly ExtremeZ-IP) is the leading solution for integrating Macs into businesses and enterprises. With this new release, Acronis Access Connect ......read more
Dubai, UAE: Continuing investments in commercial and civil infrastructure, transportation and logistics facilities and air, road and rail networks have set into motion a constant demand for hardware, tools and machinery across the Gulf region.
The market downturn during the 2008-09 global financial crisis is now a fleeting memory, as first-time exhibitors target Hardware+Tools Middle East 2015 ......read more
Casio Middle East has announced the roll out across the GCC of the latest addition to the G-Shock family. The stunning and colourful new range of shock-resistant watches from the GD-X6900HT line are all set to turn the heads of the large number of G-Shock fans across the wider region.
The eye-grabbing new range comes with a unique heathered pattern finish interwoven with mixed colours, which ......read more
15 June in 1935, Firenze‐Mare Motorway: Tazio Nuvolari is determined to beat the world speed record and will be assisted by the incomparable power of an Alfa Romeo 16C Twinengine, a racing car designed by Enzo Ferrari (then director of Alfa Romeo's Racing Division).
Although the weather conditions are highly unfavourable due to strong winds, Tazio does not want to give up. The ......read more
Shopping online has become a trend world over and Bahrain is no exception. With the launch of Dukakeen.com, Bahrain’s biggest online market place, the shopping habits of Bahrainites have witnessed an absolute transition. A large proportion of Bahrainites enjoy shopping online where they can shop from their home, office or on the go. With Indian and European friendly products aplenty, ......read more
Dubai based company to offer assured positive corporate turnarounds
Dubai, May 27, 2015: Knowlton Consultancy, a business advisory that offers an extensive array of accounting, advisory, consulting and assurance services, aims to partner with businesses of all sizes for their entire life cycle, from start-up to growth and expansion. A full-service management consultancy, Knowlton is set to ......read more
EMAX Bags FIVE Prestigious Awards at MERA 2015
Dubai, UAE, 24 May, 2015: In an unprecedented achievement that would boost its leading position in the tech retail industry, Emax, the largest electronics retailer in the Middle East, part of Landmark Group, was crowned with five prestigious awards at the ‘Middle East Retail Academy (MERA) 2015 Awards’ held recently in ......read more
Dubai – May 24, 2015 – Acronis®, the global leader in new generation data protection, today announced the availability of two new cloud backup solutions in Middle East markets. Acronis Backup Cloud enables service providers to sell, manage and deliver high value data protection and backup capabilities that create new revenue streams without a large upfront investment. Acronis ......read more
1888 Press Release - You're on the road and suddenly you receive an urgent email that you must answer immediately. What do you do? You take out your iPhone and write an answer. But what if you are dyslexic and must have writing and reading assistant to help produce clear and error-free text? If you are an iPhone owner, Ghotit's newly released iPhone app is the answer.
Ghotit dyslexia ......read more
16 May 2015 - ETA Facilities Management (FM) has revealed that it will deliver a master class on smart FM for smart cities as part of its participation in the upcoming FM EXPO 2015, the latest edition of the only dedicated FM exhibition in the Middle East. To be held during FM EXPO’s opening day on May 18, 2015 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, the master class to be conducted by ETA ......read more
09 May 2015 - ETA Facilities Management (FM), in collaboration with FM Expo, the only dedicated FM exhibition in the Middle East, has announced that it will hold a free web seminar on whole life costing for FM professionals on May 11, 2015 at 10 a.m. (UAE time). Titled ‘Use of Technology to Measure and Track Assets and Systems’ Whole Life Costing.’ The workshop will be delivered ......read more
CWTC delegation holds talks with Expo Centre officials
Sharjah, 06 May 2015: Having identified the UAE as an important partner, China is looking at engaging individual emirates to boost its economic and trade ties with the second-largest economy in the Arab world that has a GDP of over US$400 billion.
The recent visit by a Chinese delegation to Sharjah and its meeting with top ......read more
Honeywell hosts its first ever Women in Leadership Forum in the Middle East
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: May 05, 2015: Honeywell (NYSE:HON) hosted its first-ever Women in Leadership Forum in the Middle East earlier this week as part of its ongoing efforts to bring more women into senior management roles and increase female participation in its regional workforce.
The event, which ......read more
Eberhard & Co. added recently the Gilda Grand Pavé to its range of Gilda ladies watches, whose oval shape can be seen on the wrists of the world's most stylish and discerning women, at the 2015 Baselworld Watch and Jewellery Show.
This precious new romantic edition is designed for women who want to stand out and feel special, starting with their wrist.
Gilda Grand Pavé has an ......read more
Cap.Sule.Dubai for the First Time in Dubai & The GCC
Dubai, April 2015: Cap.Sule.Dubai a semiannual novelty concept launches for the first time in Dubai and the GCC, right from the prestigious Dubai Ladies Club, from 27th – 28th May 2015.
An innovative progressive contemporary fashion exhibition concept launched in Dubai for the first time by “Markency” marketing ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 2015: Samsonite, the world-class luggage brand in the UAE and a market leader internationally in the luggage industry for over a century has been honored with the ‘Best Service Performance Brand Award’ in the General Retail Category under the Dubai Service Excellence Scheme (DSES) at the Dubai Quality Awards 2015. His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 27, 2015 – Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities and waste management solutions in the GCC, is reaffirming its support for the UAE Government’s Emiratisation program through its upcoming participation at the 15th edition of Careers UAE, the leading recruitment, education, and training event for UAE nationals. The exhibition, which will take place from ......read more
In advance of the World Trade Organisations (WTO) next Ministerial Meeting, Global Trade Development Week (GTDW) will host a roundtable for discussion of WTO issues
Abu Dhabi – 26th April 2015 – Reform of the global trading system will be high on the agenda at an important meeting of WTO’s leading envoys, to be held in the UAE during Global Trade Development Week, Oct 28th ......read more
LinkedIn to Conduct Session on Online Student Recruiting Strategies
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Careers UAE 2015, the UAE’s leading recruitment, training and education exhibition for UAE nationals, has partnered LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional networking platform, to discuss successful online student recruiting strategies at a LinkedIn-led session entitled ‘The ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 20 2015: Global human resources consultancy Mercer has announced that it has appointed Saqr Ahmed Mohamed, the first Emirati national as its new Principal for Talent Business in its Middle East office. Around the world, Mercer help clients advance the health, wealth, and performance of their most vital asset — their people. From strategy through to implementation, the ......read more
The Armed Forces Officers Club & Hotel (AFOCH), Abu Dhabi, will participate in the forthcoming Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2015, which will be held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre in Dubai from May 4-7, 2015. AFOCH wishes to reinforce its market presence and establish relationships with key players with in the regional and international tourism ......read more
The superb culinary team of Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel, Dubai, is further strengthened with the addition of seasoned Chef Ian Walke, who has been appointed as Senior Sous Chef.
Just before joining the Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel, Dubai, Walke was working as Head Chef at St Tropez Restaurant, the French Bistro located at the Mall of Emirates, Dubai. He has carved a niche for himself in the city by ......read more
Participants get understanding of Customs laws and regulations in Dubai
14 April 2015 - Dubai UAE: Dubai Trade, the single window to the online services of the major trade and logistics operations of DP World, Dubai Customs, and Economic Zones World, has launched the Certified Customs Broker Program (CCB) – a new professional course for the trade and logistics community.
The program ......read more
Silver Fern Farms, a leading New Zealand processor, marketer and exporter of premium quality red meat products, is introducing Silver Fern Farms Premier Selection Reserve Beef and SILERE alpine origin merino to discerning chefs in Qatar. The products will be rolled out in partnership with valued local distributor, Gulf Centre for Foodstuffs.
Premier Selection Reserve Beef and SILERE alpine ......read more
The upmarket Jumeirah Zabeel Saray was an appropriate location for an exclusive gathering held on April 9th to celebrate the first anniversary of one of Dubai’s fastest growing events and online publishing businesses, The Maritime Standard (TMS).
A division of Flagship Events, TMS has scored a big hit with its popular online news digest, which provides a fortnightly review of key ......read more
11 April 2015 - ETA Facilities Management, a leading facilities management company, in partnership with the FM Expo, the only dedicated FM exhibition in the Middle East, is conducting a free webinar entitled, ’Does the use of smart technology in the FM industry really go far enough?’ on April 13, 2015. The online seminar, by James Tavendale, ETA FM’s IT Manager, is expected to ......read more
Saudi Arabia registers the highest long term growth in employment among all other GCC countries, according to data compiled by Monster Employment Index KSA
The creative industry (Advertising, Market Research, Public Relations, Media and Entertainment) maintains its top position with a 55% growth in job listings year on year
Oil sector registers a negative growth
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Casio Middle East FZE announced the Middle East launch of their new OCEANUS brand of solar-powered radio-controlled metal watches designed to capture the essence of elegance and technology. These watches come equipped with an original hybrid timekeeping system developed by Casio which receives both Global Positioning System (GPS) signals and radio wave time-calibration signals, through which the ......read more
~~Red Apron, the international themed, casual dining and self-service restaurant located in Ibn Battuta Mall and a branch of leading Food Service Management company, Abela & Co, has won the coveted Food Safety Award from Environment, Health and Safety (EHS), in recognition of the high standards set in Food Safety Management and the overall approach of process and performance excellence and ......read more
Creating Lasting First Impressions with BigScreen’s Video Interviewing ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 31, 2015 — Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) announced the launch of Tinkerplay, a free* app designed for kids of all ages that introduces creative play through 3D design and 3D printing.
The Tinkerplay app is based on the popular Modio app, which Autodesk previously acquired, and will join the Tinkercad family of products. The Tinkerplay app allows users to design and ......read more
Experiential Marketing & Event Engagement agency Blue Cacti enters the Middle East market. The company that operates under a different brand name in India, South East Asia and North African markets has entered the Qatar under the new brand name and identity.
Mr. Hamad Rabea Hamad Ajlan Al-Kaabi, Chairman of Blue Cacti says, “I am hugely excited with Blue Cacti, which brings ......read more
Venue: Ramada Jumeirah Hotel Dubai, UAE
Date: 13th April 2015
Time slots: 8:00 – 9:30 am | 7:00 - 8:30pm
Where the pace, volume and complexity of change is frenetic, it’s easy to lose sight of the basics. Technology gives us more choice than ever in how we interact with one another, yet data proves that Customer Service wins every time.
Expo 2020 is just around the ......read more
Dubai, UAE. – March 30, 2015 – Today, Acronis®, the global leader in new generation data protection, announced the results of a survey conducted among 350+ consumers, revealing how they value and protect the information located on their devices.
In time for World Backup Day, the survey findings, which are also highlighted in an infographic, demonstrate the importance of ......read more
The necessity of Arabic branding can;t be ignored in the GCC region. QousQazah.com provides professional graphic design services keeping in view this aspect in mind with a large following of native arabic speakers and a well established team of graphic designers and calligraphers who cater towards the need of small to medium sized business.
QousQazah.com has launched a regional presence in ......read more
HFZA set to conquer the plastic industry in 2015
SHARJAH/FLORIDA (29-3-15) - Hamriyah Free Zone joined more than 60,000 professionals from every spectrum of the plastics industry in Orlando, Florida where they participated in the International Plastic Exhibition that concluded on Friday (March 27).
Over 2000 companies from 100 countries displayed their full range of end-user ......read more