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Sharjah Police and Emirates Auction launch a new online auction

The auction includes 77 distinguished vehicle number plates of category 3 Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2018:  The Sharjah Police Headquarters, in cooperation with Emirates Auction, has launched an online auction today on 77 distinguished vehicle number plates of category 3. The auction will take place until June 2nd and will include 5 triple-digit number plates, 38 four-digit number plates and 34 five-digit number plates. Number plates can be bought directly through the platform located in the Vehicles and Drivers’ Licensing Department at Sharjah Police, or through the company's website www.EmiratesAuction.com and its smartphone application. Number plates can also be bought by visiting the Emirates Auction customer service center that is located in the Traffic Management Building at Al Ramtha Area in Sharjah. One of the ......read more

RDIF, Mubadala Petroleum and Gazprom Neft announce a joint venture to develop Siberian oil fields

Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2018:  The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, the sovereign wealth fund of Russia) and Mubadala Petroleum, the UAE-based leading oil and gas exploration and production company, announce the creation of a joint venture with PJSC Gazprom Neft to develop several oil fields in the Tomsk and Omsk regions. RDIF and Mubadala Petroleum will acquire a 49 percent equity stake in LLC Gazpromneft-Vostok, the operator of the fields. Mubadala Petroleum will hold a 44 percent interest and RDIF will hold the remaining 5 percent interest. Completion of the transaction is subject to customary regulatory and internal approvals. The corresponding agreement was announced today at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Proved and probable reserves of hydrocarbons in the fields are about 40 million tons (approx. 300 ......read more

Diabetes Center to organize session on the power of “Brain Parenting”

Dubai’s RAK Diabetes Center invites parents to learn how a child’s mind works to further improve their brain development graph Understand neuroscience techniques to create win-win parenting solutions May 24, 2018; Dubai, UAE:   With focus on parents’ role in brain development of a young child, Dubai’s RAK Diabetes Center, Jumeirah, is organizing an exclusive session on “Brain Parenting” on Saturday, 26th May, 2018 between 2pm and 4pm. The session will discuss best parenting tips that neuroscience offers for growing young brains wisely and to uncover their fullest potential, brain pathways of young children from 6 to 11 years and the impact of digital technology and its suitable use for today’s children. The workshop will further include assessment tools to gauge how a child ......read more

DHL Express Announces Egyptian Football Superstar Mohamed Salah as Brand Ambassador for the MENA Region

The partnership is a testament to the synergy of core values DHL Express and Mohamed Salah share; leadership, commitment, teamwork, precision, agility, determination and service   Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2018:  DHL Express, the world’s leading express logistics provider, has signed a strategic partnership for the Egyptian football superstar Mohamed Salah to become its  brand ambassador for Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region for the next two years.    The new collaboration will see the parties working together on a series of marketing activities and CSR initiatives that reinforce the synergies between the core values of DHL Express as a business and Mohamed Salah.   It was announced on 23 May at a press conference held in England in the presence of senior DHL Express officials, distinguished ......read more

Jaguar Racing Complete Global Debut of Jaguar I-pace Etrophy Racecar

Alejandro Agag drives the Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY racecar in global debut in Berlin Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY will be the official support series to ABB FIA Formula E Championship Dubai, UAE, 24 May 2018:  The Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY racecar charged ahead as it made its global debut in Berlin. Founder and CEO of Formula E Alejandro Agag had the honour of marking this historical moment alongside Jaguar Racing as he drove the racecar around the iconic Tempelhof Circuit.    Alejandro Agag put the eTROPHY racecar through its paces on the track and completed five laps in front of the crowds in Berlin. While demonstrating its dynamic capabilities, the eTROPHY racecar gave a glimpse of the future of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship to a global audience.    Gerd Mäuser, Chairman of Jaguar Racing: ......read more

Tunisian Besbes gets ready for the World Championships with NAS Fencing gold

Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2018:  Tunisian Azza Besbes believes she will be taking back a lot of positives from Dubai as she returns home from the 6th Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament with the Women’s Sabre International gold. A five-time African champion and winner of the sabre individual silver medal at last year’s World Fencing Championship in Leipzig, Besbes, 27, defeated Dutchwoman Marleen Buitenhuis 15-6 at the Nad Al Sheba Complex on Wednesday night to clinch gold. She had earlier duelled in the Foil Local third-place playoff, but lost 15-8 to Ashwaq Al Messabi of Baniyas. That loss, however, failed to dampen her spirits.  “Overall, it has been a great trip for me,” said Besbes, who was born in Abu Dhabi and lived here before moving to France to pursue her fencing dreams. “This is the off ......read more

mson Reuters Releases True Cost of Financial Crime Report Featuring NEW Findings on MENA Markets

    45% of MENA respondents had been a victim of financial crime as opposed to 47% globally      96% believe that bribery and corruption is an important issue to tackle      57% indicate that consequences of bribery and corruption mean less government revenue     59% implement workflow and process reports while 60% fully conduct due diligence    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 May 2018:  Thomson Reuters, world’s leading source of news and information for professional markets, today released a global survey on the Cost of Financial Crime featuring new findings in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA).  The survey revealed that globally, 47% had been a victim of at least one form of financial crime within their global operations ......read more

OMO Set To Launch the 9th Edition Of Its Charitable Initiative 'Share A Touch Of Love' This Ramadan.

Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2018:  OMO will be seen collaborating with Emirates Red Crescent yet again for its annual charity drive, ‘Share A Touch Of Love’. The household brand known for championing mothers and children all around the globe will launch its clothes collection initiative this Ramadan. The campaign aims to build on the success of its previous record breaking editions that encourage the community to donate their gently used clothes at designated Mall stands, via scheduled pickups and at multiple donation boxes placed around the country. OMO’s ‘Share A Touch of Love’ campaign has already collected and distributed over a million items of clothing from the previous editions and this year holds the promise to see that figure grow immensely.  The clothes collected from the drive are washed with ......read more

Tips for healthy eating during Ramadan

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 24, 2018:   The Holy month of Ramadan is a special month of deep significance for the Muslim community, as does the act of fasting, which is all about sacrifice.  However, abstaining from food and water for prolonged periods and a change in schedule in eating and sleeping patterns, all of which can cause health problems ranging from dehydration and weight gain, to fatigue and indigestion. Unless, they are treated with a healthy awareness so that you can benefit from the wellness of fasting. Following some simple guidelines can keep these problems at bay and ensure that you celebrate Ramadan on a healthy and safe note, says Dr. Moayed Alhelfi, Consultant Endocrinologist, Medeor 24x7 International Hospital Al Ain and offers the following tips tokeep you healthy and ......read more

Experience MG Motor This Ramadan

(Dubai - UAE, 24 May 2018) In celebration of the holy month of Ramadan, MG Motor together with its UAE retail partner, Al Yousuf Motors has launched special offers on their latest vehicles. The MG ZS, MG 360 and MG RX5 are now available at prices that start as low as AED575 per month.  Valid until the end of Ramadan, the offer allows customers to purchase the MG ZS SUV at a starting price of AED720 per month, in 60 monthly payments. Based on ‘Emotional Dynamism’, the MG ZS SUV embodies an expressive design language that emphasizes the premium experience and commitment to quality of the MG brand.  The MG RX5 compact SUV will be available for 60 monthly payments of AED835. The model will appeal to a range of customers across the region, especially younger buyers looking for value for money in a stylish, ......read more

Kristoff Hopes for Hometown Heroics as Hammer Series Starts in Stavanger

Hammer Series | UAE Team Emirates – Wednesday 24 May 2018 - Dubai, UAE: UAE Team Emirates’ European Champion, Alexander Kristoff will line-up alongside fellow Norwegian, Sven Erik Bystrøm as the duo take on the first ever Hammer Series Stavanger this weekend (25 – 27 May). Whilst Bystrøm will be hoping to impress on home turf, the race has extra impetus for Kristoff, who will be racing in his hometown. Joining them are teammates Simone Petilli, Oliviero Troia and Przemysław Niemiec. Commenting ahead of this weekend’s race, Kristoff said: “It’s cool to race in Stavanger because I live there and I regularly train on those roads. Competing where people know you personally gives you a lot of motivation and makes this  race special.” The Hammer Series Stavanger is the ......read more

Genesys brings the future of customer engagement to the Middle East with AI-powered solutions

How the megatrends of 2018 Cloud, Blended AI and Digital transformation are set to revolutionise customer experiences Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 May 2018:  Genesys, the market leader in omnichannel customer experience and contact centre solutions, recently showcased cutting-edge artificial intelligence-powered customer experience innovations at CX-18 in Nashville, USA and the G-Summit in Dubai, UAE. The customer engagement solutions combine the power of human touch with artificial intelligence (AI) to enable the most predictive customer engagement yet to drive tangible business outcomes, including increased revenue, improved customer satisfaction and greater lead conversion. Since the start of 2017, nearly 700 companies replaced outdated contact centre systems with the Genesys Customer Experience ......read more

IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic Hits Another Milestone

The clinic marks 500 successful pregnancies in 3 years in Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, May 24, 2018:  It was three years ago, that the world leaders in Reproductive Medicine, IVI Fertility made its foray into the Middle East. Since then, more than 500 successful pregnancies have been achieved at the clinic which handles about 20 per cent of all in-vitro fertilization (IVF) cases in the emirate.  “This is a very exciting time for IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic. It is a huge milestone not only for our doctors and staff, but also for the local community who had faith in the brand and entrusted us to help them fight infertility. Given our volume of IVF professionals and technologies, we are confident to provide greater care and an even greater success rate to our patients in the coming ......read more

Iftar at Roda Al Murooj

Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2018:  The RODA Al Murooj’s preparation for the Holy Month of Ramadan gained much appreciation from a group of food connoisseurs who attended a pre-Ramadan Iftar buffet hosted by the hotel as preview to its wide-ranging arrangements for the holy month of Ramadan. The guests, including Media, Bloggers and VIPs, were much impressed as they savored a traditional and truly lavish Iftar buffet complemented with live cooking stations, Arabic beverages and desserts in the enchanted setting of Pergolas restaurant. General Manager of the RODA Al Murooj, Nael Elwaary, said, “This special Ramadan gathering was organized as part of our unceasing efforts to offer best services to our guests. Our aim was to have an honest feedback from our brand ambassadors before serving the lavish Iftar buffet to our ......read more

Iftar At Roda Al Bustan

Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2018:   RODA Al Bustan hosted a successful Pre-Ramadan preview to showcase the setup and concept of their holy Ramadan month’s offerings. The event received a lot of good comments from food enthusiasts who attended the Iftar buffet preview. All the Media, bloggers, and other VIP guests were captivated by the traditional Emirati buffet complemented with live cooking stations with different varieties of International cuisines, and the various Arabic drinks and desserts in the lavish Ramadan Market at the lobby of RODA Al Bustan. The General Manager of RODA Al Bustan, Puneet Baijal, stated, “The Ramadan Iftar Preview at RODA Al Bustan was organized in line with our continuous hard work to maintain the best authentic Emirati services to our guests. Our goal is to get honest opinions from our ......read more

Al Masaood Group brings together motorcycle enthusiasts during Ducati Ramadan campaign

UAE, May 23, 2018: Al Masaood Group, the official distributor of Ducati motorcycles in the UAE, has announced its latest Ducati Ramadan campaign, offering a month-long series of activities exclusively for owners and fans of the iconic Italian sport bike brand. Ducati is distributed throughout the UAE by Revolution Accessories LLC. Al Masaood Group has lined up a series for Ducati fans and motorcyclists in the UAE such as a test ride event during the first week of Ramadan, the annual Ramadan promotional offers of up to 50 per cent discounts store wide during the second week, from May 20 to 26; an exclusive ladies’ night event on June 4 to 6; and an ‘Iftar Night’ gathering every Thursday during the whole month of Ramadan. Joe O’Brian, General Manager of Ducati UAE/Oman, said: “Ramadan is an auspicious ......read more

Roger Dubuis Excalibur Knights of the Round Table III

May 23, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: With the Excalibur Knights of the Round Table III hyperwatch, Roger Dubuis once again demonstrates the power of the sword. This forceful new interpretation of the legend of King Arthur’s Excalibur is inspired by the fabled island of Avalon, regarded as the place where the mighty sword was forged. In a radical combination of disruptive materials, extreme craftsmanship and sophisticated horological complications, state-of-the-art pink gold low poly-sculpted knights gather around a dramatic blue enamel table. Commanding, compelling and cunningly creative, Excalibur is the ultimate symbol of the inherent daring embedded in the Roger Dubuis DNA. An inventive boldness expressed as much through the use of unprecedented materials in watchmaking as through the consistent launch of groundbreaking new calibres. ......read more

STARVAC launches a new treatment method for natural body and face care

The secret to a naturally healthy-looking skin revealed.  Dubai, UAE, May 23, 2018 :   With over 45 years’ experience, STARVAC, the undisputed world leader in cellular stimulation of connective tissue, officially launches in the Middle East a non-aggressive alternative way to fight off cellulite and the signs of aging with their innovative patented technology STRETCHING CELLULAIRE®. The only technology that will boost the skin’s elasticity and remove cellulite at the same time. Twice as effective as usual skin rolling technique, the process works two ways offering a synergy of actions and is perfectly safe and effective for face and body cares. STRETCHING CELLULAIRE is based on a mechano-transduction mobilization of the connective tissue that converts mechanical stimuli on targeted cells into ......read more

Dubai Customs participates in Shenzhen Security Summit

Dubai – 23 May 2018:   Dubai Customs participated in Shenzhen Security Summit in China on 10 and 11 May. Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs and Younis Othman, IT Director attended the event.  The participation aimed at learning about the best practices in security that can help protect borders and entry points, control and monitor passenger traffic and implement latest techniques in risk management.  Dubai Customs delegation also visited the smart operations center in Shenzhen where the city is controlled using 24-hour Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) systems. Another visit was made to the Huawei headquarters which aimed at learning about the strategies and work practices followed in the global company, and how beneficial the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) is to them.  “Our ......read more

Emirates Post Offers Valued Discounts to Six Destinations this Ramadan

Discounts to India, Egypt, China, Pakistan, the Philippines and Bangladesh Up to 60% on 15-30kg packages sent via international Express Dubai, UAE; 23 May 2018:  In line with the Year of Zayed, Emirates Post, UAE’s leading postal and express provider, has launched a heartfelt initiative offering discounts on international Express shipments for six destinations. Following the principles of the UAE’s founding father, His Highness, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, on community philanthropy, Emirates Post has announced a valuable offering of varied discounts for shipments weighing 15-30kg to six destinations, this Ramadan. This initiative aims at giving customers a chance to share the gratitude and happiness of the Holy Month with their families back home.   Commenting on this initiative, ......read more

du Gives Customers a Chance to Travel the World with Up To 1 Million Free Miles from Etihad Guest

Get a chance to become the Etihad Guest Millionaire or to become one of the many winners of 100,000 free travelling miles from Etihad Guest   Dubai, UAE, 23 May 2018:   Just in time for the peak travel season in the region, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company, is raffling off free Etihad Guest Miles from Etihad Guest to eligible customers. New and existing customers who activate any post-paid rate plan, migrate from prepaid to post-paid plans, activate a weekly or monthly roaming bundle, activate a post-paid data SIM, or register for auto-payment will be automatically entered into the raffle to win up to one million Etihad Guest Miles.   “We are proud to launch this exciting draw with our longstanding partner, Etihad Guest, in efforts to offer du valued customers beyond what they ......read more

Girl Rising and HP Celebrate Stories of Change

The Girl Rising Creative Challenge, Powered by HP Call for Submissions Is Now Open  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 23, 2018 –   HP and Girl Rising are now accepting submissions for the Girl Rising Creative Challenge, Powered by HP. This global challenge is designed to encourage individuals to share stories of how they or people within their own communities are making the world a better place for girls and young women through technology. Submissions, in the form of video, audio, essays and artwork, will be accepted through Girl Rising’s website from May 22 through August 15, 2018.   “Gender-based discrimination keeps millions of girls and women from reaching their full potential. Yet countless individuals are taking action in their communities every day, bringing about new opportunities for ......read more

Bayzat – Solving Problems for SMEs

May 23, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: Bayzat (www.bayzat.com)is looking to become the one stop solution for small- and mid-sized companies. The technology company provides insurance and HR solutions for SMEs. Founded in 2013, the company is making waves in the Middle East – in 2017, it made it to the Forbes list of Top 100 Startups in the Arab World. The company’s founder, Talal Bayaa, and his team noticed the fragmentation in the UAE financial sector and they decided to launch a product that would make it easier for individuals and companies to compare different insurance options. Bayzat’s main product isthe Health Insurance comparison service, which examined policies in real time. The service can cut processing times by 50% and save at least 20% on associated insurance costs. The service is available for companies but ......read more

Emirates Airline Festival of Literature Student Writing Competitions Launch for 2019

Dubai, 23 May 2018:  Calling all young aspiring writers! Entries are now open for The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature’s creative writing competitions for students across the UAE. The Taaleem Award for poetry and the Oxford University Press story-writing competitions have become fixtures in the academic calendar, with the number of entries growing every year.  “The student writing competitions give aspiring writers and poets a chance to showcase their writing skills and the amazing poems and stories that we are sent show how wonderfully creative the young people in our region are,” says Ahlam Bolooki, Festival Director of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature. “These student competitions are a great platform to encourage budding writers to get started and discover their inner ......read more

Cadillac IMPEX Announces VAT-Free Offers for the Holy Month of Ramadan

May 23, 2018 - Dubai, UAE – Cadillac Middle East and IMPEX – the exclusive dealer of Cadillac in Lebanon, are offering customers significant incentives, this Ramadan, to join the premium experience of Cadillac and own a brand-new 2018 model during the holy Month. Available on all the Cadillac model range, the IMPEX Ramadan offer will provide customers the opportunity to buy a Cadillac with enjoy a ‘daring’ VAT-free price tag on the brand’s sedan and SUV model lineup.  Christian Soemmer, Managing Director, Cadillac Middle East, said, “On behalf of Cadillac Middle East and our local partner in Lebanon, I would like to wish the Lebanese people a blessed Ramadan with friends and family. We are happy to share in the holy month’s spirit of giving and present to our new and existing customers an ......read more

Experts highlight the need for comprehensive stroke care

Boehringer Ingelheim inaugurates its 4th Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) stroke academy with leading cardiologists and neurologists highlighting the latest protocols in managing stroke incidences in the region from prevention to treatment The 2018 META stroke academy has been officially endorsed by the European Stroke Organization Every 30 minutes, a stroke patients dies or is disabled not because of stroke, but because they were not receiving the standard of treatment a specialized stroke unit provides  United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 23 May 2018:  Boehringer Ingelheim, one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies recently inaugurated its 4th META Stroke Academy in the United Arab Emirates.  The two-day event included over 150 leading neurologists and cardiologists from across the ......read more

Happy Father's Day with Saint Honore Allure

The new Allure collection by SAINT HONORE possesses genuine classicism!   May 23, 2018 - Dubai, UAE:    Watch lovers will make it a true companion of everyday life; this new Allure gets straight to the point while offering a little something extra: refinement.   The Allure features sublime silvered dials in blue, beige, brown, rosé champagne or black shades. The dials are adorned with silvered markers and hands that ensure perfect legibility.   The understated elegance of Allure is distinctive for its extreme finesse, which expresses the essential at a glance in a 38.5 mm steel case.   All the details – particularly the horns – are designed for perfect comfort and are minutely crafted to reveal the beautiful glow of the leather strap in black or ......read more

Al Jalila Foundation and Sanofi Join Forces to Advance Scientific Research in the UAE

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 May 2018:  Al Jalila Foundation and Sanofi joined forces to develop and implement a scientific education program to encourage medical research and drive scientific innovation in the UAE. The joint effort involved the implementation of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training programs that will upskill and enhance expertise for healthcare professionals, investigators and nurses.   The program aims to cultivate a strong research based environment that can sustain the development of safe and effective treatments to address unmet patient needs, supported by sound scientific evidence, ethical principles, and clearly established protocols.   In the highly specialized field of clinical research, gaining adequate knowledge, attaining practical skills and developing the right scientific ......read more

MAC - Prep + Prime Fix +

Dubai, UAE, May 23, 2018:  Our cult-favourite hydrating mist, prep + prime fix+,  Takes on a delicious new twistin four permanent scents: rose, lavender, coconut and our original sugi needle aroma. Water, vitamins and extracts give skin. An instant boost of hydration while the lightweight prolonging formula sets makeup and refreshes your complexion. Sheer out foundation, intensify colour, improve and extend the wear of makeup, or moisturize and soothe tired skin with the holy grail of hydrating mists. Prep + prime fix+ Rose Lavender Coconut Original

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Strong Global Interest in Tendering Process for Oil and Gas Concessions in Ras Al Khaimah, Reveals Rakpa Chief Executive

The recently launched licensing round has proven a draw with companies from all over the world thanks to the unique, overall proposition on offer Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, 23, May 2018:  With proven hydrocarbon reserves in place, diverse exploration plays, easily accessible existing infrastructure, attractive production sharing terms and commercialization plans, plus a team of international experts already working on the ground, the tendering process to explore for oil and gas resources in Ras Al Khaimah has received positive interest on a global scale. Launched on 1 April 2018 to attract regional and international companies aiming to expand their portfolios in the UAE, the 2018 RAK Licensing Round is proving to be popular, with many firms already taking advantage of the data rooms being facilitated by ......read more

Panasonic Continues to Raise the Bar for Excellent Customer Service

Panasonic Customer Service Convention aimed at sharing best practices that guarantee delivery of true customer satisfaction May 23, 2018 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates  Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF), committed to deliver true satisfaction to its customers always, recently organized another strategy conference for FY2018 with its service partner management representatives. Held in Dubai, the Panasonic Customer Service Convention, was designed to share best practices on exceptional customer service, as well as enhance the quality of the company’s after-sales service. “Panasonic is truly engaged and invested in initiatives that not only improve the customer experience, but at the same time help our partners and dealers be more efficient in the delivery of their service.  This is also ......read more

Glambeaute.com's Special Ramadan Beauty Packs

Dubai, UAE, May 23, 2018:  Finding the right gifts are never easy, especially when you are on a budget. If you are browsing the web and scouting stores for beauty gifts this Ramadan & Eid, consider Glambeaute.com, the one-stop online shop for fabulous budget beauty finds and luxury perfumes at great prices!  This month, Glambeaute.com is launching a curated collection of beauty gift boxes that include best-sellers in skincare, haircare and makeup at amazing discounted prices. These limited-edition promo packs are available to purchase throughout the month of Ramadan and make for wonderful pamper packs for yourself or as impressive gifts for beauty lovers this season that will surely impress!    And for the icing on the cake, you can avail up to 50% as instant cashback on all your purchases. If that ......read more

HP Showcases Growth in High-Volume 3D Printing Deployments and Breakthrough Applications for Manufacturing

Protolabs, IAM 3D Hub, Materialise, and ZiggZagg embrace HP’s Multi Jet Fusion for digital manufacturing; new applications for the Pontifical Swiss Guard, PepsiCo, auto racing, orthotics, industrial machinery, and more    News highlights: Protolabs upgrades seven HP systems to the Jet Fusion 4210 3D printing platform in the U.S. and Germany offering customers truly global digital production services IAM 3D Hub in Spain deploys eight HP Jet Fusion 4200 3D printers; ZiggZagg in Belgium installs six HP Jet Fusion 4210 3D printing systems to meet growing demand for production-grade 3D printed parts Long-standing HP customer Materialise demonstrates the power of HP’s end-to-end 3D solutions with production of custom insoles New breakthrough applications across vertical industries demonstrate power of HP ......read more

Capillary Technologies Grows its Global Business by 200% YoY

Promotes Abhijeet Vijayvergiya as President & Managing Director, Global Accounts and Asia Pacific Global brands such as Pizza Hut, VF Brands, KFC, Bata, Asics, Unilever, Siam Makro leverages Capillary solutions across multiple countries DUBAI – May 23, 2018: Capillary Technologies, with presence in 30+ countries and helping consumer businesses achieve digital transformation, using its AI Powered technology platform; today announced that it has grown its global business by 200% YoY and has elevated Mr.Abhijeet Vijayvergiya as its President & Managing Director, Global Accounts and Asia Pacific.  In the new role, Abhijeet will be not only continue to own sales for Asia Pacific but also be responsible to nurture and scale Capillary’s global accounts such as Pizza Hut, KFC, Bata, Asics, VF Brands, Siam Makro. ......read more

OMEGA goes onshore in Newport to unveil the Volvo Ocean Race winner's watch

May 23rd, 2018, Dubai,UAE -   As the Official Timekeeper of the Volvo Ocean Race, OMEGA has been keeping a precise eye on this year’s action at sea. The sailors have now stopped in Newport, Rhode Island, to complete Leg 8 of the race, and OMEGA celebrated the moment by unveiling its newly-designed winner’s watch.  The Seamaster Planet Ocean Deep Black “Volvo Ocean Race” Limited Edition will be presented to the winning team of this year’s race when it concludes in The Hague in June. The timepiece will also be available publicly, but only 73 models have been created overall (in tribute to the year that the Ocean Race first began). Raynald Aeschlimann, President and CEO of OMEGA, recently spoke about the watch and said, “OMEGA has loved following this exciting and unique race so far. ......read more

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week to explore role of industry convergence in accelerating sustainable development

Zayed Sustainability Prize evolves to include new categories Abu Dhabi, May 22, 2018:  Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), one of the world’s largest sustainability gatherings, has announced its theme for its next edition, which takes place from 12-19 January 2019.  ADSW 2019, under the theme titled ‘Industry Convergence: Accelerating Sustainable Development’, will explore how industries are adapting to the digital transformation under way in the global economy, and the new opportunities it is presenting to address global sustainability challenges.  At a suhoor reception for UAE dignitaries, foreign ambassadors and senior business leaders from more than 37 countries, the Zayed Sustainability Prize also introduced its five new award categories in health, food, energy, water and global high ......read more

Regulatory Reform Key to Meeting Renewable Energy Targets in Panama

70% renewables by 2050 target is achievable if regulations adequately reflect contribution of solar and wind power says IRENA  Dubai, UAE, May 23, 2018:  Upgrades to Panama’s regulatory environment and power system management are critical to achieving the renewable energy goals set out in the country’s National Energy Plan, per a Renewables Readiness Assessment Panama report released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The report was launched at high-level event in Panama City today and presented to the country’s Secretary of Energy, Dr. Victor Urrutia. A central recommendation of the report calls for amendments to the country’s regulation of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for variable renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind. Currently, these renewable energy ......read more

Do Explore More with Pandora

Dubai, UAE, May 22, 2018:  This season is electrifying. Discover it like never before with our new collection inspired by festival styles and positive vibes. Play with combining the go-to colours of turquoise, coral with an orange hue, tan and black with soft leather and swinging tassels. Style your free-spirited look with vivid hand-finished new jewellery.   LAYERED NECKLACES Layer eye-catching textures and fine details on necklaces to create a waterfall of style. Black or tan leather chokers are a super starting point. Add a pendant to amplify the effect.  Be inspired to go bolder. SWEET TREAT Boost your energy with a sparkling snack-sized indulgence. Our popcorninspired charm is a perfect treat. Let the shimmer of its pink enamel and white crystal pearls ‘pop’ on your bracelet with playful ......read more

Dubai Festival City is the place to be this Ramadan

Visitors and residents can look forward to exclusive offers and deals across Residential, Automotive, Hospitality, Mall and Sports & Fitness destination   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 22nd, 2018:  Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project, is the place to be this Ramadan as the destination offers a variety of deals and offers across residential, automotive showrooms, hotels and Mall.    Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate   Residential property During Ramadan, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate is offering customers leasing apartments in Marsa Plaza, Al Badia Hillside and Al Badia Residences special incentives including annual rent payable in four cheques, one month rent free on a 12-month lease and no commissions. In addition, customers will ......read more

AppCentrix Enters Middle East to Address Security and Business Analytics Needs of Regional Enterprises

Dubai, United Arab Emirates- 22 May 2018- AppCentrix, a leading South Africa-based managed ICT services company, today announced its expansion into the Middle East and signing of a distribution agreement with ExtraHop, the leader in real-time IT analytics for network performance management and security. The company intends to capitalize on the region’s growing need for robust and competitively priced cyber security solutions by introducing its subscription-based managed services model that also drives strategic decision making by delivering data analysis for management insight. Managed security services have been gaining steady traction in the Middle East over the last three years. “Organizations have been keen to address their IT skills and resource constraints by employing the technical expertise of providers such as ......read more

Spotlight on the Sacred Art of Inshad; Call for Public and Private Support to Singers

Renowned Munshids (singers) from across arab world recall their individual journey; call for embracing new trends and subjects  SHARJAH, Sharjah Government Media Bureau, May 22, 2018 –   The glorious Islamic tradition of Inshad, celebrating the love of Allah and the Prophet, peace be upon him, today faces acute challenges and needs the patronage of public and private institutions as well as popular support. Speaking at the second Sharjah Ramadan Majlis last night (Monday, May 21) titled ‘Inshad: Influence and Art,’ at Al Majaz Amphitheatre, renowned munshids (singers) from across the Arab world recounted their individual journey as artists, besides singing some of their best ‘nasheed’ on the occasion, casting a spell on the audience.   The Sharjah Ramadan Majlis is being ......read more

Celebrate the Gift of Giving this Ramadan with BurJuman

Extend a helping hand by donating clothes to the Red Crescent as part of the mall’s Ramadan celebration Engage in traditional activities such as henna painting and calligraphy throughout the Holy Month Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 May 2018:   Celebrate the forthcoming holy month of Ramadan in all its reverence at BurJuman. Through a partnership with the Red Crescent, the mall is inviting its customers to help those less fortunate and in need by donating clothes; this activity also supports the ethos of the Year of Zayed, which commemorates the values of the UAE’s founding father who laid great emphasis on giving. Commencing the first day of Ramadan and running into Eid, shoppers can help by donating unused and old clothing (in a good state of repair) via easily accessible donation points. All ......read more

Dynamic Colombian Rodriguez Storms Into Atco Psa Dubai World Series Finals as Line Up Is Decided

May 22, 2018 DUBAI UAE –  Following one of the most dramatic and competitive seasons ever on the PSA World Tour, the line-up for the season-ending ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals has been confirmed and the top eight male and female squash players in the world will descend on Dubai in just two weeks’ time to compete for the final title of the season. The fight for the points for the World Series Standings has been waged across the globe in eight World Series tournaments over the past nine months, and with the final qualification event concluded, the top 16 players will now battle it out for the coveted title at the Emirates Golf Club between June 5-9.  After a nail-biting week of competition, last week’s Allam British Open saw Colombia’s Miguel Angel Rodriguez storming into the top eight of ......read more

Sharjah Healthcare City announces the launch of first US$100 million hospital

Sharjah, UAE; May 22, 2018: Sharjah Healthcare City Authority (SHCC) in a press briefing today announced that Abu Dhabi based Ahalia Group has been awarded the permission to set up a US$100 million, 120 bed hospital. This multi-specialty hospital spread across 50,000 square meters  is the very first hospital to set its footprint within the mega healthcare city.  Ahalia Group had signed an MoU last year with SHCC, and that has as enabled both the entities to move forward with this major announcement. The hospital will be built in Al Rahmania side of the healthcare city.   Furthermore, based on the ambitious growth plans and global investor interest in the project, SHCC’s master development will now double its area to 4.8 million square meters from the previously stated 2.4 million square meters to accommodate ......read more

Experts raise concerns on the rising incidence of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the Middle East

More than four million people worldwide are affected by ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD), recent studies have shown that it is rising in newly industrialized countries like those in the Middle East to reach 6.3 per 100,000 persons for ulcerative colitis and 5.0 per 100,000 persons for Crohn’s diseasexvi. IBD is associated with higher rates of anxiety and depression in patients due to the decreased quality of life. Those living in urban areas and industrial nations may be more likely to develop UC and CD. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 May 2018:  On the occasion of World IBD Day, leading experts in the UAE are raising awareness on the growing incidence of Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) among communities in the Middle East. Inflammatory bowel disease refers to two disorders, ulcerative ......read more

Sheikh Juma launches his Asian Games preparations with NAS Run

Dubai, UAE, May 22, 2018:   Sheikh Juma Dalmook Al Maktoum, winner of the Double Trap silver medal at the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games, tested his physical readiness for the 2018 Asian Games on Monday night by taking part in the Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament’s 10km Run. With His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, greeting the participants at the start and cheering them through the race from an open-top jeep, more than 1,500 runners took part in the 5km and 10km Run, crossing the finish line in the wee hours at the Nad Al Sheba Complex. Sheikh Ahmed Dalmook Al Maktoum and Sheikh Hamad Dalmook Al Maktoum – both brothers of Sheikh Juma –also took part in the race, along with Sheikh Rashid bin Ammar Al Nuaimi, Sheikh ......read more

Create picture perfect moments with the glittering Ramadan themed décor at Majid Al Futtaim malls in the UAE

Dubai, UAE, May 22 2018:  Majid Al Futtaim—the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia-invites families to create great moments every day as its malls across the country transform with elegant and traditional décor to mark the Holy Month.  The glittering cultural symbols hanging from the ceiling and bright arabesque motifs that adorn every corner of the malls reflect the spirit of peace, tranquillity and hospitality during the Holy Month. The glowing installations have become a social media highlight among residents and tourists visiting Mall of the Emirates, My City Centres and City Centres in the UAE during Ramadan every year.  The malls’ encourage families and friends to come together and freeze the special moment in time with a ......read more

The French Business Council Dubai and Northern Emirates receives the Dubai Quality

 Appreciation Award for Representative Entities during the DED Business Excellence Awards Ceremony Dubai, UAE, May 22, 2018:  The French Business Council Dubai and Northern Emirates (FBC) has received the Dubai Quality Appreciation Award for Representative Entities, presented by HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, and HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation. This award was given during the Business Excellence Awards Ceremony held on Tuesday, 24th April 2018 at Dubai Opera.  The Dubai Quality Award is an initiative created by the Department of Economic Development (DED) to promote quality and excellence. It provides organizations a tool to benchmark performance and document existing gaps, but also ......read more

A Great Victory for Real Madrid in Serbian Capital

Real Madrid has become the champion team of the exciting Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four 2018, following a decisive victory of 85-80 over its rival Fenerbahçe Doğuş Istanbul at Belgrade’s Štark Arena. This win also stands for the 10th EuroLeague Championship of the Spanish representative.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -- May 22nd, 2018: The Final Four came head to head in Europe’s highest-level basketball championship over the weekend at the Štark Arena, Serbia’s largest indoor arena. And the new champion Real Madrid was crowned as the victor on Sunday 20th May in the final stage of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague.    Friday night saw the first games of the Final Four. Reigning champions Fenerbahçe Doğuş Istanbul and Žalgiris Kaunas played the initial ......read more

Villa Rotana Celebrating the Holy Month of Ramadan with Dubai Taxi Drivers

22nd May 2018, Dubai, UAE: In line with long established tradition and celebrating the Holy Month of Ramadan, Villa Rotana embraced once more its social responsibility by sharing the blessing to all taxi drivers passing by the hotel. And it will continue in the next 10 days of Ramadan. Mr. Camille Saade, General Manager of Villa Rotana said, “It is our pleasure to organize such initiatives, knowing that most of the taxi drivers are not having a proper Iftar due to the nature of their job that is requiring them to be always on the road. That being said, we are delighted to share the spirit of giving and make it easier for them to break their fast while on the move.” “It is our responsibility to support the local community through CSR initiatives, especially during the Holy Month of Ramadan,” Camille ......read more