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Germany the next step for Nissan e.dams' Formula E Challenge

Berlin airfield circuit awaits Buemi and Rowland Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:   Nissan e.dams takes its Formula E challenge to Germany this week with the electric street racing championship staging its penultimate European round at Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport. Nissan heads to the German capital following its best Formula E result to date in Monaco on May 11 where Oliver Rowland earned his third pole position of the season and finished on the podium in second place. Sebastien Buemi backed that up with a fifth-place finish. As the market leader for electric vehicles in Europe, Nissan is using Formula E to demonstrate the power and performance of its electric vehicle technology – a key part of the company’s Nissan Intelligent Mobility vision.  The Nissan LEAF was the best-selling ......read more

Repton, Abu Dhabi's iftar marks International Day of Families

Abu Dhabi, UAE (May 23, 2019): The students, parents and teachers of Repton, Abu Dhabi held a special Iftar to mark International Day of Families, and to gather food donations which were then delivered to local workers.   Over 75 nationalities are represented at the school, making the Iftar dining experience very international, with an array of typical home-made dishes representing many countries.   Gillian Hammond, Principal of Repton, Abu Dhabi commented: “it was an evening of community spirit, reflection, generosity and gratitude and a wonderful way to break fasting. Thanks to all of our parents who contributed to the event and made it a very memorable occasion.”  

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Kanz Jewels recognizes top performers with outstanding performance awards, this Ramadan

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:   Kanz Jewels recently recognized and honored their staff who have provided them with outstanding service in the year 2018. During the recently concluded staff conference held in the holy month of Ramadan, at Hyatt Regency, Deira, Dubai, the top performers were provided with outstanding performance certificates in addition to cash rewards. During the conference, time was allotted to recognize the efforts of all team members who have demonstrated the commitment to excellence and who have gone above and beyond their requirements in fulfilling the terms of their responsibilities. The certificates and rewards were presented by Mr. Anil Dhanak, Managing Director in the presence of various dignitaries and all employees.  According to Mr.Anidesh George, who won the leadership ......read more

Icons club launched a coffee table book of inspiring stories

May 23, 2019 - Dubai, UAE The prestigious Icons club launched an iconic coffee table book, which include many inspiring stories of UAE business tycoon’s journey. Present on the occasion were honourable Mr Vipul - Consul General of India, Mr Rizwan Sajan chairman of Danube Group and Icons Club along with other members of the club and creme de la crème of the society.  The book is published by Vikas Bhargava and named as ‘Icons generation next’. The official release was done by the Consul General of India in Dubai Mr Vipul. With a mission to bring together a diverse group of personalities on a single platform to inspire many life’s, the book focuses on the older generation of successful NRIs and the new generation of entrepreneurs who reinforced the spirit of enterprise. Mr Rizwan Sajan, Founder and ......read more

Qudoos leads the way as MGM beat DHL to win first NAS Cricket title

Fohood Zabeel stage stunning rally to beat Dubai Police, meet Saudi Driving School in NAS Futsal final May 23, 2019 - DUBAI, UAE – With all their big guns firing on the night, MGM cruised to a comfortable eight wicket win over DHL in the final of the NAS Cricket T10 Championship. Salim Qudoos was MGM’s big star of the night, taking two crucial wickets first to help restrict DHL to 127 for 4, and then coming back to blast a 13-ball 32 (3x4s, 2x6s) to take MGM across the line with 1.2 overs to spare. The fine all-round performance earned him the Man of the Match award. Qudoos was also adjudged the Best Bowler of the Tournament for his nine wickets and his teammate, Mohammed Hassan picked up the Best Batsman award for his 157 runs in the tournament. This was cricket’s first appearance in the Nad Al Sheba Sports ......read more

Ramadan & Eid celebrations across Abu Dhabi & Al Ain Malls

Malls under the Line Investments & Property LLC to host a diverse range of activities to make the holy month special this year Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:   Ramadan is a special time for residents and as part of the celebrations, malls under the portfolio of Line Investments & Property are welcoming visitors with Ramadan decorations as well as a variety of entertainment options during the holy month and for Eid ul Fitr celebrations.  Wajeb Al Khoury, Director of Line Investments and Property LLC said, “Our malls are marking Ramadan with a diverse range of activities to make this month a memorable one for families.  Numerous festive treats, sales, discounts and activities await mall visitors during the Eid holidays catering to the local communities.” With over 350 brands to ......read more

Celebrating This Eid, Dubai Shopping Malls Group Announces Aed 250,000 Eidiyat Cash Promotion

• Shop for AED 200 at participating malls and get a chance to participate in ‘Fun Game of Numbers’ and win big • 25 lucky winners will take home cash prizes   Dubai; 23 May 2019:  Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) with Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), commences their first mega raffle promotion of the season ‘Fun Game of Numbers’. Shoppers stand a chance to enter the draw and win upon spending AED 200 at any of the 10 participating malls from May 23 until the second day of EID-Ul-FITR (based on moon sighting in the region).   Upon making a purchase from the participating malls, the raffle coupon can be availed from the mall’s customer service desk and 25 lucky winner names will be drawn to play the ‘Fun Game of Numbers’ on the first three ......read more

Jaguar I-pace Wins Three Titles at the International Engine + Powertrain of the Year Awards 2019

● I-PACE wins Best Electric Powertrain, Best New Engine, and the 350 to 450PS category at The International Engine + Powertrain of the Year Awards ● State-of-the-art 90kWh Lithium-ion battery delivers range of up to 292 miles (WLTP) and can charge from 0-80% in only 40 minutes (100kW DC) ● Two light, compact and efficient electric motors generate a combined output of 400PS and 696Nm of torque together with all-wheel drive traction ● Electrifying performance with 0-60mph in just 4.5 seconds ● Winners announced at the Engine Expo + The Powertrain Technology Show, Stuttgart ● The Jaguar I-PACE is available to order now, priced from £60,9951 in the UK, and can be configured at www.jaguar.com   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:   The all-electric Jaguar ......read more

Dubai Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department honours sponsors and partners for the success of "Ramadan Dubai"

United Arab Emirates, Dubai, May 23, 2019 HE Dr. Hamad Al Shaibani, Director General of the Dubai Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department, and Chairman of the Higher Committee for Ramadan Dubai, emphasized the importance of charity and voluntary work and the dissemination of noble and human values, especially in the holy month of Ramadan, which reflects the teachings and principles of Islamic religion and Sharia, and reflects the values of tolerance adopted by the United Arab Emirates as a well-established way of life, which has been clearly reflected in various fields and businesses this year in particular, the UAE Year for Tolerance. The ceremony was held at Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai, organized by the Dubai Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department, in appreciation of the sponsors active participation ......read more

Lenovo Achieves Record Revenue for Fy18/19 Driven by Success of Intelligent Transformation Strategy And Strong Operational Performance

• Lenovo posts record fiscal year results with revenue reaching all time high of US$51 billion, up 12.5% year-on-year • Intelligent Transformation strategy drives PTI jump to US$856 million – up more than four times at 459% YOY • Net income is US$597 million, an increase of US$786 million from last year • Strong fourth quarter performance included double-digit growth (10.1% YOY) on revenue to US$11.7 billion, revenue and profit up across all businesses for the first time since x86 and Motorola acquisitions, and improved profitability: PTI at US$180 million, up 389% YOY; net income up 261% YOY to US$118 million • Management highlights strong foundation positioned for future growth, based on a customer-centric, multi-business operating system that can thrive in a transforming ......read more

NYU Abu Dhabi researchers develop hybrid molecules that could serve as a new category of anti-cancer agents

New findings are published in the journal Chemical Science “There is significant promise for developing new cancer therapies that can complement the existing chemotherapy options that are currently used to treat nearly half of all cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy,” explains Ali Trabolsi Abu Dhabi, May 23, 2019:  Researchers from NYU Abu Dhabi’s (NYUAD) chemistry program and colleagues from the University’s biology program have developed and studied the biological activity of five new, metal-organic hybrid knotted molecules, termed metal-organic trefoil knots (M-TKs). These molecules can effectively deliver metals to cancer cells, demonstrating the potential to act as a new category of anti-cancer agents.  In a study published in the journal Chemical Science, NYUAD Research Scientists ......read more

WWE Champion Kofi Kingston vs. Dolph Ziegler match announced

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:   When WWE Super ShowDown returns to Jeddah, Dolph Ziggler aims to undo the legacy of Kofi Kingston in what is sure to be an explosive WWE Championship showdown. The two-time World Champion made an unexpected return to the May 21 edition of SmackDown LIVE. Though Ziggler acknowledged that his initial plan was to leave the WWE Universe in his rearview, the recent notoriety that Kingston received for his Cinderella story and subsequent WrestleMania title victory over Daniel Bryan left The Showoff completely outraged. Feeling that he had never received the recognition he deserved for his many accomplishments, Dolph vowed to right a wrong and put an end to the “sham” that is Kofi Kingston by becoming WWE Champion at Super ShowDown. The Saudi General Sports Authority ......read more

Liz Taylor Named Chief Creative Officer of Leo Burnett Worldwide

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:    Award-winning creative leader Liz Taylor will join Leo Burnett Worldwide as chief creative officer. Starting July 8, she will sit at the agency's Chicago headquarters leading the creative direction of the global agency network. Taylor will work alongside the network's creative leadership team to help build the agency's offering and culture for the future. Taylor will take on a hybrid role as North American creative lead of Publicis Communications, the creative communications hub of Publicis Groupe. She will partner with Publicis Groupe Chief Creative Officer Nick Law and Chief Strategy Officer Carla Serrano to help drive transformative creative solutions for North-American based Power of One collaborations. "I've followed and admired Liz and her work for ......read more

Shurooq and BESIX Group announce launch of construction of QATRA

The effluent treatment project will be completed in January 2020 with a daily production capacity of 5,000 cubic meters Sharjah, United Arab Emirates,23rd May 2019:  Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has officially started the construction of QATRA, ajoint venture with BESIX Group to develop new water reuse plant in Sharjah’s Al-Sajaa industrial area.  Set for a January 2020 completion, the plant will produce 5,000 cubic metres per day of high-quality water for non-drinking purposes out of Treated Effluent from the Al Saja’a Sewerage Treatment Plant. This water will be ideal for industrial and domestic uses such as landscaping, and will be a sustainable alternative to desalinated water with four times less energy consumed in its production process.  H.E Marwan Al Sarkal, Executive ......read more

Schneider Electric's Cutting-Edge Technology for Gas Grid Management Goes Live at Gasunie

• Gasunie manages its high-grade gas grid using innovative Schneider Electric’s Advanced Gas Management System (AGMS) software • The AGMS software serves as a modern, sophisticated and smart SCADA + Grid Management platform for natural gas grid management • It is built with the joint effort of Gasunie and Schneider Electric and relies on EcoStruxture ADMS proven foundations in the power utility industry • Using AGMS technology, Gasunie reduces its operational transport cost while maintaining the highest standards for safe and secure operations   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:    Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, and Gasunie, the leading European gas infrastructure company, have successfully completed a ......read more

Dawex Raises €5 Million to Accelerate the Development of the Data Economy

Amadeus, Itochu Corporation, Bouygues Construction and Caisse des Dépôts invest to support innovation and data exchange technology.    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:  Dawex, a leading data exchange technology company and the operator of the largest data marketplace, today announced a new round of funding of €5 million with Amadeus (AMS.MC), Itochu Corporation (ITOCY), Bouygues Construction (BOUY.PA) and a French web entrepreneur entering Dawex’s capital, also joined by the historical investor Caisse des Dépôts (via its Banque des Territoires).   Total funds raised from inception tops €12 million, including the recent €2.5M grant from Horizon 2020, the biggest European Union Research & Innovation program. Dawex co-founders Fabrice Tocco and Laurent Lafaye remain ......read more

A Step Towards Sustainable Living With LG

LG TWINWash Machines are Designed to Preserve Water, Time and Energy Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:    LG Electronics (LG) continues to invest in eco-friendly tech-nologies to help consumers in the UAE live more sustainably.  The LG TWINWash introduced consumers to the world’s first wash and spin which can handle two loads at the same time. Its arrival signified a new era in appliance design, where accomplishing the demands of daily life can now be achieved with ease and con-venience. Studying how laundry is done around the world, LG’s TWINWash machines are de-signed factoring in how people navigate their daily routines and with high performance and efficiency in mind. Recognizing that consumers prefer to do separate loads of laun-dry for varied fabrics, but that they also have less time ......read more

Ramadan Big Bazaar hosted by Concept Brands Group Sees a Tremendous Response on Opening Night

Bollywood Star Arbaaz Khan Inaugurated the much awaited mega shopping sale Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 May, 2019:    Concept Brands Group, UAE’s largest leading brand house of luxury product kicked off its much anticipated Ramadan Big Bazaar 15-day shopping extravaganza this year. Famed Bollywood celebrity, Arbaaz Khan along with H.E. Ahmad AbdulKarim Julfar, Director General Community Development Authority, inaugurated the mega sale amidst much excitement and fanfare. The opening night saw key media, bloggers, Concept Brands Group partners and residents of UAE, who are looking forward to the Ramadan Big Bazaar which runs until June 4 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Za’abeel Hall 4.  The Ramadan Big Bazaar will showcase popular and well-known brands from all over the world, offering UAE ......read more

Eid Al-Fitr Celebrations at Palace Downtown

Eid Al-Fitr Brunch at Ewaan in Palace Downtown Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 22, 2019:   Palace Downtown is welcoming Eid with a sumptuous brunch at its signature restaurant, Ewaan.  Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr with family and friends and enjoy a generous buffet combined with exceptional hospitality of Ewaan. Stretching into the Palace gardens, the Ewaan tent on the terrace reflects the distinctive architectural qualities of the destination itself, creating a unique sense of tradition.  The Arabesque appeal of Ewaan comes alive with a tempting blend of traditional Middle Eastern and international cuisine. The buffet offers a wide range of delicious dishes satisfying all tastes in an elegant setting. Celebrate the spirit of this festive occasion and create long-lasting memories at one of Dubai’s ......read more

DP World, Uae Region Contributes Significantly to the Well of Hope Project

The leading trade enabler’s efforts help Sheikh Mohammad’s humanitarian competition achieve its lofty goals Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 May, 2019:   DP World, UAE Region has announced that it has contributed 17,400 litres of water to the Well of Hope initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to commemorate the Holy Month of Ramadan and the values it enshrines. The decision to participate was a direct response to Sheikh Mohammed calling on both the private and public sector to collectively contribute in tackling the issue of water scarcity around the world. DP World has utilised the government's innovative water pumping system, encouraging its customers to participate to boost the final ......read more

Meet the Winners of Smartpreneur Competition 4.0 Supported by du

Three of the 10 finalists will receive du’s Business Complete solution to support in bringing their business idea to life Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:   Three innovative startups have been named winners of the Dubai Smartpreneur Competition 4.0 hosted by Entrepreneur Middle East’s 2019 Enterprise Agility Forum and supported by du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC). The competition is one of the programs by Dubai Startup Hub, the entrepreneurship support arm of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Open to startups with solutions in the fields of Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and digital transformation, the competition gave entrepreneurs the opportunity to become part of Dubai Government’s Strategy to elevate the city into a global platform for ......read more

Dry Hair: Causes & How to Combat It

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:   Dry hair can be caused by many factors, sometimes it’s at our own hands, and some causes are beyond our control – here are some of the main causes of dry, coarse hair and how the Trevor Sorbie Precious Oils Collection can help... Over-use of Heat Styling We all love to add some curls to our hair every now and then or try a super-sleek style – however daily use of heat styling tools such as hairdryers, straighteners or curling wands can lead to dry, brittle or even broken hair. You should use a heat protecting hair product each time you are heat styling your hair or take a few days out to rock the au-natural look! Extreme Temperatures Living in a region with severe temperatures will of course take a toll on your tresses, the heat can dry hair out, ......read more

New Discovery Sport: Enhanced for Every Family Adventure

‘Go anywhere’ premium compact SUV embodies Land Rover spirit of Discovery   • New Discovery Sport: The world’s most versatile compact 5+2 SUV has been updated with the latest user-friendly technology and more efficient, electrified engines • Transformed Interior: Premium cabin delivers great levels of craftsmanship and comfort, while updated exterior enhances distinctive Discovery design • Versatile by design: Practical 5+2 seating enhanced with 40:20:40 second row seats – providing 24 possible seat configurations – offer more flexibility for family adventures • Efficient hybrid-electric power: 48-volt MHEV, 3-cylinder PHEV or three- and four-cylinder Ingenium petrol and diesel engines deliver increased customer choice • RDE2 certified: New Discovery Sport (as ......read more

Police Is the Official Eyewear in the Sony Pictures Film “Men in Blacktm: International”

The Men in Black special agents can neuralyze to their heart’s content with this new piece of equipment. Codename: Police SPL872 May 22, 2019:   Police, lifestyle brand owned by the De Rigo Group, returns to Hollywood to protect the Earth from the dregs of the universe. From June 2019, the brand will return to the silver screen in the Sony Pictures film “Men in BlackTM: International”, in which the men in black will set off on a new mission wearing Police eyewear. By participating in “Men in BlackTM: International”, Police confirms its international intergalactic vocation and brings back the shapes and styles that have built the brand’s success over the years, such as the historic eagle – symbol of Police - and classic, easy-to-wear lines for any sentient being.  Agents H ......read more

Schneider Electric Worldwide Employee Share Ownership Plan (WESOP) wins the ‘Best Plan Effectiveness' at the Global Equity Organization annual meeting'

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 22, 2019:    The Schneider Electric Worldwide Employee Share Ownership Plan (WESOP)  won the award for ‘Best Plan Effectiveness’ last week at the Global Equity Organization (GEO) annual meeting in The Netherlands. GEO is an international network meeting for professionals of equity plans, such as WESOP or Long-Term Incentive Plans. WESOP is one of the Group key annual Rewards Programs, open to employees across 38 countries, that gives employees the opportunity to become shareholders of Schneider Electric by subscribing to shares at a 15% discount of the reference price, supported by employer matching contributions where applicable. The awards category was designed to highlight companies that “spent time and resources developing share plans that work well towards ......read more

Sony Corporation achieves strong operating income of US$ 8.06 Billion for FY 2018

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 22, 2019:    Sony Corporation registered a strong operating income of US$8.06 billion (¥894.2 billion) in fiscal year 2018 ended March 31, 2019, with a year-on-year growth of 22 per cent compared to the year ago.   The company’s consolidated sales and operating revenue was valued at US$78.14 billion (¥8.65 trillion), compared to the previous year’s US$77.04 billion (¥8.54 trillion). For the first time in history, income before income taxes exceeded a trillion yen reaching US$9.12 billion (¥1.11 trillion).  The steady growth in Sony’s business is exemplified by its product focus on efficiency and the brisk performance of key segments including Game & Network Services (G&NS), Home Entertainment & Sound (HE&S), and Imaging ......read more

Dubai Municipality down Public Prosecution to retain NAS Wheelchair Basketball title

German Zunica and Jose Juan Matea win NAS Padel Men’s Open crown Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 22, 2019:   Dubai Municipality defeated a resurgent Dubai Public Prosecution 59-53 to retain their NAS Wheelchair Basketball crown at the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex on Tuesday night. The Municipality men, who defeated the same opponents 63-46 to win the title 12 months ago, seemed headed for another facile win as they entered the fourth quarter with a comfortable 52-38 lead. However, Dubai Public Prosecution, who had lost the final in the past three seasons, staged a spirited rally and closed the gap, but eventually finished short. The runners-up, however, had the consolation of seeing their star Salah Ahmed retain the top-scorer award. Mohammed Fadhil Al Hameli, Chairman of the UAE Paralympics Committee and a ......read more

LG to Accelerate Development of Artificial Intelligence With Own Ai Chip

New AI Processor with LG Neural Engine Designed for Use in Various Products  Including Robot Vacuum Cleaners, Washing Machines and Refrigerators Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 22, 2019:   As part of its strategy to accelerate the development of AI devices for the home, LG has developed its own artificial intelligence chip (AI Chip) with proprietary LG Neural Engine to better mimic the neural network of the human brain to greatly improve the processing of deep learning algorithms. The AI Chip incorporates visual intelligence to better recognize and distinguish space, location, objects and users while voice intelligence accurately recognizes voice and noise characteristics while product intelligence enhances the capabilities of the device by detecting physical and chemical changes in the environment. The chip ......read more

Toyota claims two prestigious titles at the Middle East Car of the Year awards 2019

• Toyota Yaris scooped ‘Best Sub-compact Sedan’ award • Toyota Camry crowned ‘Best Midsize Sedan’    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 22, 2019:    Underlining the exceptional quality of its vehicles and their enduring appeal among the region’s drivers, Toyota has once again achieved success at the 2019 Middle East Car of the Year (MECOTY) awards. The Toyota Yaris claimed the title of ‘Best Sub-compact Sedan,’ while the Toyota Camry was crowned ‘Best Midsize Sedan’ at the regional automotive sector’s biggest and most prestigious awards ceremony, which took place in Abu Dhabi, UAE.   Now in its sixth edition, the annual MECOTY awards are renowned as the Middle East’s most authoritative industry honours program. The judging ......read more

Al Tayer Motors launches Lincoln Nautilus in the UAE

New Nautilus, Lincoln’s newest entry to the midsize luxury SUV market, introduces standard Lincoln Co-Pilot360™, which bundles popular, advanced driver-assist features previously available only as separate options 2019 Lincoln Nautilus brings a new turbocharged engine lineup that delivers smooth power through three advanced technologies – turbocharging, direct injection and twin-independent variable camshaft timing Bold grille highlighted by unique mesh design provides signature Lincoln look to Nautilus   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 22, 2019:    Al Tayer Motors, the UAE’s official importer-dealer for Lincoln vehicles, has launched the Nautilus, Lincoln’s newest entry to the popular midsize luxury SUV market, showcasing a new turbocharged engine lineup and a standard suite ......read more

FOX Networks Group Democratizes Programming this Ramadan 270,000 votes determine show line-up throughout the Holy month

May 22, 2019 – Dubai, UAE:  Democratized programming is what Fox Networks Group (FNG) is offering its regional viewers with this Ramadan. With a ‘People’s Choice’ approach, the network enabled viewers from across the Middle East to vote for their preferred shows during the Holy month. In a two-month period, over 270,000 votes were captured from across the Arab world on FNG’s social media channels Facebook and Instagram.  Solid data insights allowed FNG to develop recommendation algorithms with pattern discovery and trend analysis based on historical data. These helped FNG hone in on viewers’ preferred show genres and airing times. Cooking shows and reality TV series emerged as favorites. People preferred watching cooking shows between 4pm to 6pm, as they prepared Iftar meals. Series and ......read more

New Muslims Awarding during Ramadan Dubai activities

May 22, 2019 - Dubai, UAE On Friday evening, Dr. Sulaiman Al-Rihili, a Saudi scholar and a teacher at the Holy Prophet's Mosque, delivered a religious lecture directly after Taraweeh prayer entitled "Fear a day when you will return to God" at Al Salam Mosque in Al Barsha, in one of the activities of Ramadan Dubai, a project organized by the Dubai Islamic and Charitable Activities Department and under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, under the theme "Ramadan Dubai Compassion and Coexistence". Al-Rahili talked about the virtues of Ramadan and how to seize the days of fasting and how to keep the practice, and to be mindful when reciting the Qur’an. Al Rahili concluded his lecture by pray for His ......read more

Schneider Electric leads the transition to energy efficient and sustainable future while propelling business growth

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 22, 2019:   Every year, companies spend more than $450 billion on energy and sustainability initiatives while 63% of Fortune 100 companies have set clean energy targets. That’s a clear indication that companies recognize the positive benefits these efforts bring. There is ample proof to validate the same. Organizations that actively manage for climate change see an average of 67% higher return on equity than companies that don’t. In addition, the nearly 80,000 emission-reducing projects reported by 190 Fortune 500 companies in 2016 returned almost $3.7 billion in savings. A groundswell of new technology means that its increasingly easier for companies to meet their energy and environmental goals. For corporate leaders, this creates an opportunity and a challenge: more ......read more

Ministry of Community Development, Etihad Airways And Abu Dhabi Airports Provide Senior Emiratis With Exclusive Benefits

 Unique programme of benefits including immediate upgrade to Etihad Guest Silver status and tailored airport offers   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - May 22, 2019:   The Ministry of Community Development and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to launch the Etihad Senior Emiratis Basma Programme, which offers UAE nationals over the age of 60 an exclusive programme of benefits when flying with the airline. Etihad has also signed an agreement with Abu Dhabi Airports to provide Basma members with a range of added benefits from the Capital’s airport.    On the occasion of the launch, Her Excellency Hessa Bint Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development, emphasised the importance of signing this MoU with Etihad Airways to offer ......read more

Fatima Bint Mubarak Academy Concludes its Participation in Zayed Sports Tournament

The tournament saw high engagement from the Emirati ladies community. FBMA introduced three new ladies-only sports tournaments this year, which are Basketball, Handball, and Archery.   Abu Dhabi, UAE -  22 May 2019:  Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) concluded its participation with Zayed Sports Tournament, last Friday, 17 May, where it offered engaging sports activities in the Holy Month of Ramadan. The tournament attracted ladies from all over the UAE, where they participated in sports contests, showed a high level of athletic skills, and won valuable prizes.   The tournament saw great engagement from the Emirati ladies community, where ladies participated in various sports activities including FBMA’s new ladies-only sports tournaments organised in collaboration with ......read more

Supreme Armenian Patriarch Hails UAE as Global Model of Peaceful Coexistence

Addressing Sharjah Ramadan Majlis, Global Spiritual Leader Thanks Sharjah Ruler for His Generosity and Kindness to Armenians; Lauds Historical Arab-armenian Relations   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:   His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, last night lauded the UAE leadership for its historical championing of respect and acceptance for all religious communities and Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, in particular for his kindness and generosity to the Armenian Christian community in the Emirate.    Addressing a packed house at the special session of Sharjah Ramadan Majlis on “Religious Divergence…Humanity’s Convergence” at Al Majaz Amphitheatre Monday night, the supreme ......read more

Turkish Airlines to Open Five Lounges at the New Istanbul Airport

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:   With the completion of “Great Move” to its brand new home base, Istanbul Airport, one of the most significant cornerstones of the Turkish aviation history, Turkish Airlines will open five passenger lounges available for Business Class, Miles & Smiles Elite Plus & Elite, Star Alliance Gold and Corporate Club passengers. There are currently three lounges open – the Turkish Airlines Business Lounge, Miles & Smiles Lounge and Domestic Lounge. The Exclusive Lounge and Arrival Lounge are planned to open in Summer 2019. The Turkish Airlines Business Lounge has an approximate area of over 60,000 square feet, seats 765 guests and features 13 private suites with showers. Turkish Airlines also designed a 130 square foot museum in here collaborating with the ......read more

KIA Telluride Offers Rugged Luxury

Big, bold and boxy, Kia’s new midsize SUV is made for adventures   • Largest Kia ever provides comfortable space for up to eight occupants • Potent 3.8-liter GDI V6 engine with 291 hp and 355 Nm torque • Multi-Terrain Control Mode ensures optimum performance regardless of road conditions • Powerful exterior design and premium, well-appointed interior • Loaded with technology to enhance comfort, convenience, utility      Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:   Large, bold, capable and comfortable, the midsize Kia Telluride SUV opens the door to exploring in a whole new way. The new Telluride is all about big skies, desert roads, mountain passes, shady forests, smooth highways, and long coastal drives.    The largest Kia ever, the ......read more

Game Of Phones: 8 reasons why software should sit on the throne

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:   When you play the game of phones, you win or you die. In the endless battle of smartphone specs, it seems to be impossible to choose a hero phone. The true hero will be capable of offering an experience that never ages. It’s the software, the unsung hero, which propels your hardware to go further, for longer.    But not all Android phones offer this winning edge. Android One, as across Nokia smartphones, offers an undiluted Android experience with no bloatware to slow you down. You also get faster software updates before anyone else and monthly security patches, so your device will outlive others and survive the endless game of phones.    Here are 8 reasons why Android One is a differentiator in the game of ......read more

HP and Siemens Deepen Additive Manufacturing Alliance to Advance Digital Manufacturing

Market leaders expand industrial additive manufacturing solution and  drive innovation at new Siemens Polymer Competency Center      • HP’s new Jet Fusion 5200 Series industrial 3D printing system integrated with Siemens’ Digital Enterprise offering, combination of Digital Twins for product, production, and performance with MindSphere to enable mid-volume serial plastic parts production • Companies collaborate to help auto and industrial customers create high-quality 3D printed parts faster; enabling unique product designs, new applications, and digital factories • Siemens expands Additive Manufacturing Experience Center with new Polymer Competency Center to develop and demonstrate new applications suitable for industrial-scale 3D printing    Dubai, United Arab ......read more

Pure Gold Jewellers launches Arabic calligraphy diamond pendants for Eid

Dubai, UAE; May 21, 2019:   Award winning jewellery retailer, Pure Gold Jewellers, has launched exquisitely crafted diamond pendants that symbolize the spiritual blessings of Eid. Inscribed ‘Allah’ and “Mashallah’ in Arabic calligraphy, the two beautiful pendants celebrate the month of blessings and giving that Ramadan signifies.   According to Karim Merchant, Group CEO and MD of Pure Gold Jewellers: “During Ramadan we give thanks for the many blessings in our life and share what we have with others. Our limited-edition diamond pendants in modern Arabic calligraphy are spiritual and perfect for Eid gifting. They are also stylish and suitable for daily wear.”   Pure Gold Jewellers also offers a gift voucher of AED 500 on purchase of any of the special edition pendants ......read more

Dubai Cares successfully wraps up its Ramadan volunteering initiative with the participation of 2,000 volunteers across 4 days

Back to School” edition of Volunteer Emirates witnessed the assembly of 50,000 school kits, to be distributed on schoolchildren in Senegal in Tanzania    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:    In a true reflection of the highest values of the holy month of Ramadan, Dubai Cares volunteers have successfully packed 50,000 school kits during a 4-day volunteering initiative that took place at the Dubai World Trade Center between 18 and 21 May 2019. H.E. Hessa Bint Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development, H.E. Ibrahima Sory Sylla, Ambassador of Senegal, H.E. Ali Jabir Mwadini, Consul General of Tanzania and along with H.E. Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Cares joined the UAE community in packing the school kits.    Dubai Cares’ “Back to School” ......read more

Boss Bottled Oud Aromatic and Saffron: the New Enticing Fragrances

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:   Powerfully opulent. Symbolic. Authoritative. Introducing BOSS BOTTLED Oud Aromatic and Saffron, two new scents exclusive to the Middle East. Crafted by master perfumer Annick Menardo, the fragrances are a true blend of craftsmanship, both using natural Oud; the rich, mysterious and highly prized Middle Eastern ingredient often described as 'black gold'.  THE MAN OF TODAY  A combination between heritage and modernity. True to his roots but looking towards his future. The Man of Today cherishes his traditions but embraces the gifts of technology and the modern world. Well-connected within his social circle, he wants to find the perfect balance between modernity and tradition, technology and craftsmanship, real and virtual life.  THE ......read more

Dubai Culture gathers the community to support ‘Well of Hope'

Exemplifying creativity and openness, Hala Badri: Well of Hope aims to inculcate a culture of giving and instill the values of compassion and empathy in the society  Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:    To reinforce a culture of giving and spread hope, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) is inviting the community to participate in Well of Hope campaign on 23rd May 2019, from 8 pm until 1 am, at The Dubai Mall. Reckoned as one of the most accessible and inclusive campaigns in the UAE, Well of Hope is being held under Arab Hope Makers, an initiative by Mohamad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI), the third round of which was launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.   Well of ......read more

Quran Tech by Dubai Culture inspires visitors at The Dubai Mall in a hi-tech way

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:   The Dubai Mall is celebrating Ramadan through a stimulating showcase of calligraphy works under the theme ‘Art of Calligraphy’. Make sure you visit ‘Quran Tech’ by Dubai Culture to learn about Ramadan traditions in an interactive way. Visitors to the mall can create their own calligraphy art from verses of the Holy Quran at this hi-tech exhibit. By selecting five verses under the theme of tolerance, visitors can create four types of calligraphy which is available for translation in six languages.  Housed at Bloomingdale’s Atrium and open to public until May 27, the exhibit features a giant cube that informs, inspires and educates visitors on the Holy Quran in a distinctively hi-tech experience.   What: ‘Quran Tech’ by ......read more

Nissan to equip new Skyline with world's first next-gen driver assistance system

New system offers navigated highway driving, enables hands-off single-lane driving  Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:   Nissan unveiled a world first in driver assistance technology, combining navigated highway driving with hands-off single-lane driving capabilities.   Expanding on the award-winning ProPILOT system, the technology will debut on the Japanese-market Nissan Skyline in the fall of 2019. Designed for on-ramp to off-ramp (ramp-to-ramp) highway driving, the new system engages with the vehicle’s navigation system to help maneuver the car according to a predefined route on designated roadways. 1 For the first time, the system also enables hands-off driving while cruising in a single lane.2,3 To enable the latest functions of the new system, drivers must first set their ......read more

**Decor with an ethnic flare to change the aesthetic of any room**

May 21, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Cushions, rugs and poufs can have a massive impact on the aesthetic of any room. They add a personal stamp on any room decor allowing to make the overall look cohesive. Transforming your living room into a sanctuary is all about channeling an environment that inspires and calms you and with these neutral decorative pieces one will be able to do so. So whether you wish to make your home even cosier or you feel like changing things up a bit, Home and Soul Dubai offers a new range of cushions, poufs and rugs that are a perfect way to transform a tired interior.  Here are a few elegant items that can help spruce up any room:  Add a Pouf for that traditional charm: Poufs act as the the ideal versatile accent piece of any home, with its dual use. They're the perfect perch for your feet after ......read more

W Motors Joins Partner Iconiq Motors at World Intelligence Congress in Tianjin, China

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:   W Motors, the Middle East’s first developer of hypercars, electric models and the newly launched MUSE autonomous vehicle, was present at the World Intelligence Congress (WIC) in Tianjin, China from 16th-19th May 2019 alongside sister company ICONIQ Motors. On display for the first time ever was the complete W Motors model range – including the self-driving MUSE, Ghiath Beast Patrol, one of the most advanced security vehicles in the world, ICONIQ SEVEN Generation 2, an electric Smart Passenger Vehicle (SPV), W Motors’ latest hypercar, the Fenyr SuperSport Production Model, and the legendary Lykan HyperSport which featured as hero car in Universal Studios' Furious 7. MUSE broke waves when it was unveiled at Auto Shanghai last month. Offering a unique and ......read more

This Ramadan, experience IKEA at Al-Futtaim Toyota

Modern IKEA Majlis hospitality in Toyota showrooms Customers can enjoy special IKEA Ramadan collections made in collaboration with the Jordan River Foundation and Jordanian and refugee women artisans Dubai, UAE, May 21 2019: During the holy month, Al-Futtaim Toyota is bringing a new level of hospitality to its customers through a first-of-its-kind collaboration with IKEA, allowing visitors the opportunity to experience and order IKEA’s Ramadan limited collection while visiting the Toyota showrooms. As part of the collaboration, IKEA has installed special majlises at the Sheikh Zayed Road, Abu Dhabi Airport Road, Sharjah and Fujairah Toyota showrooms, allowing customers to experience the Swedish brand’s latest line-up as well as TILLTALANDE, a special collection of precious, hand-crafted textiles made in collaboration ......read more

Crazy Diamonds – Tradition With a Twist

S.T. DUPONT introduces the Crazy Diamonds collection - a free interpretation of an iconic Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019:   jewellery motif known as “Diamond Head” or “Clue de Paris”- injecting a contemporary and edgy feel to a traditional line. The contemporary inspiration comes from futuristic architecture, light reflection, and plays on volumes and shapes. The Crazy Diamonds decor is Made in Franceat the S.T. Dupont atelier. In keeping with the jewellery tradition, the metal has been worked on like a precious stone, creating dazzling facets reminiscent of a diamond, hence thename “Crazy Diamonds".  The collection includes three New Line D pens (one Ball Point, one Roller-convertible, and one Fountain Pen) and one Line 2 lighter.  CRAZY DIAMONDS - THE ......read more