THE EXHIBITION “Insolence”, the new High Jewellery and Fine Jewellery collection by Chaumet, has caught the eye of photographer Karen Collins. Hanging from the picture rails of an ephemeral art gallery installed at 12 place Vendōme, Karen Collins’s shots express the femininity and sensuality of the collection.The photographer plays with the theme of “Insolence” as a second nature, in a contemporary reference to ... ...
Bold and sophisticated is the new Fall/Winter 2016 Versace eyewear collection. Quality of materials and cutting-edge detailing are key: both the sun styles and the optical models feature captivating silhouettes and iconic patterns combined with Versace’s distinctive touch.MEDUSA 96. The new Medusa 96 story reinterprets original styles from the iconic 1996 Gianni Versace Collection. Cool transparencies and shimmering opal tones, enhanced by ... ...
Dubai, UAE, 6th February 2017: West Elm, one of America’s leading home furnishing retailers has launched its fantastic spring collection for 2017 in the Middle East, showcasing its innovative designs and brilliant use of rich materials, colours and patterns which will brighten up your home. With its new collection, The New Modern, West Elm has used its signature colours and boldness which will add a certain amount of ‘pop&r... ...
Inspired by the millennial Japanese art of paper folding to create intricate and original designs, the Purificación García Origami bag with its geometric design and structure has become a brand reference.This season Origami will be available in new colors such as apricot, mint, dream blue or misty rose together with new fantasies such as triangular patchworks and colorful studs. ...
Exclusive selection of diamond jewellery available across all Joyalukkas showrooms only till 18th February 2017.Dubai, UAE, February 2, 2017: Joyalukkas, the world’s favourite jeweller, is giving customers a Valentine’s Day to remember with the exclusive Joyalukkas BeMine Heart to Heart Collection. This captivating collection of diamond jewellery is the perfect gift and will continue to capture hearts long after the season of lo... ...
Dubai, UAE, February 7, 2017: This Valentine’s Day, Stallion Bespoke has a special present in mind for your better half. A high quality custom-made shirt, an essential part of every gentleman’s wardrobe, is a perfect gift to show your love.Custom-made shirts start from AED 250 and clients can choose form a wide variety of materials and cuts. ...
Dubai, UAE, March 23, 2017: Bottega Verde, one of Italy’s leading Natural Skincare and Cosmetics brand recently launched its new skin care line Splendida, in their Flagship store at City Centre Deira amongst much celebration! The launch included a LIVE Demonstration from the Bottega Verde Skincare Cosmetologist, Tania Acconciaioco, Makeup Tutorials, and Fresh Flower Giveaways. The media and customers were given a tour of the store, ......
Malabar Gold & Diamonds receives ‘Best Jewellery Brand Award’ from India Bullion and Jewellers Association Ltd. (IBJA)
Mr. Abdul Majeed – Group Executive Director, Malabar Gold & Diamonds received the award from Mr. Mukesh Mehta, President – National, India Bullion and Jewellers Association at an event held in Mumbai recently.
Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2017: Malabar Gold & ......
INSIGHT is 100% made in ITALY.
Products formulation are from active main ingredients derive from organic agriculture from certified crops. A blend of oils and butter of natural origin work in synergy with these extracts, increasing the action of nourishment of the hair.
INSIGHT is SLS/SLES free, Petrolatum free, Silicon free, Paraben free, Colorant and Allergen free.
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Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2017: Today, Citychamp Watch & Jewellery announces the appointment of Mr Davide Traxler as interim CEO of Eterna in addition to his current and continuing responsibilities as CEO of Corum Group.
This strategic appointment demonstrates the support of the group towards its European brands and the confidence of both partners in pursuing longstanding development & growth of both Houses.
Mr. Tao Li, Executive ......
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2017: “Working women never had it easy; their forays into career building are often interrupted or put in hold to fulfil their traditional roles as wives and mothers” says Houda Naji, CEO of younoh media.
Four years ago, after my second child was born, I decided to take a small break to be with my daughter for the first few months of her life. When I was ready to go back to the workforce, no one gave me ......
Dubai, UAE, March 23, 2017: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) and Dubai Design and Fashion Council (DDFC) have joined hands to boost engagement of youth talent in the development of Dubai’s growing design community, by extending DDFC’s activities into the student community and to cultivate wider networks that will help to build a global market for regional design.
The collaboration was sealed with the signing of a ......
TKD Lingerie celebrates fifth birthday with five year trend retrospective
Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2017: TKD Lingerie, the D-K cup expert, has revealed how the lingerie design has changed over the past five years since its inception in 2012.
The lingerie retailer has seen two distinct and opposing trends emerge over the past five years. There has been a clear ‘50 Shades of Grey’ effect, with a steep ......
A DIFFERENT VISION
Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2017: In April 2017, the eyewear retailer and eyecare specialist Grand Optics is celebrating 20 years in the Middle East.
Since Grand Optics’ inception in 1997, by the founder & CEO Shawqi Ghanem, the company has been fully dedicated to their clientele and focused to further strengthen its position as the trend-setting and most trusted optical services provider in the region. ......
Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2017: This season, the design team has presented its ideas and brought its sketches to life on a catwalk that will become the showcase for the creations of fashion’s future trends. Their legacy for the upcoming season: a series of new, timeless pieces that will serve to strengthen the brand’s position among industry leaders.
Warm weather is just around the corner and with it a return to life lived ......
Femininity, elegance and sensuality with a certain ’90s feel, are the inspiration behind the look for Oysho women this SS17.
The collection features new long-line designs, turning bras into tops and other garments that break away from their definition as underwear to take over the streets and become a trend that will stay with us throughout summer. Minimalist-style sleepwear is also a feature along with kimonos, cropped tops ......
Growing demand for personalized content spurs increased demand for mobile video
Abu Dhabi, 23 March 2017: Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, shared its vision video cloud solutions at the 2017 edition of CABSAT, the region’s leading broadcast, satellite digital media event, taking place March 21-23 at the Dubai World Trade Center, Dubai.
On day 2 of the event, Huawei experts highlighted the wealth of ......
Dubai, UAE, March 23, 2017: The Ministry of Interior added two more new e-services to its mobile app Metrash 2 and the website of the Ministry, thanks to the commitment of the Ministry to make its electronic services accessible for the public easily and with least effort and time.
The new service facilitates automatic renewal of residence permits of the employees in companies and institutions in addition to the facility to subscribe for ......
Smartworld hosts the inaugural CIOMajlis Annual Conference
Region’s first of its kind annual ‘Student Innovation Award’ for Emirati and expat university students launched by CIOMajlis
Winners of Student Innovation Award to get jobs in leading UAE companies
Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2017: CIOMajlis launched the region’s first annual innovation award for university students, which will give them an opportunity ......
Exclusive offers on a large Lexus line-up
Dubai, UAE, March 23, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, proudly presents the Spring Edition of the Lexus Select Event, giving customers the opportunity to purchase their preferred Lexus at exclusive prices starting at AED 122,000.
“The much anticipated Lexus Select Event brings to our customers a host of ......
Suicide Squad and The Wolf of Wall Street actor revealed as the new face of Nissan’s electric vehicle and zero emission programme
In first mini-movie, Robbie takes Nissan BladeGlider for a midnight spin around Monaco as company moves to attract new audience to the electric revolution
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: March 22, 2017: Actor Margot Robbie has been revealed as Nissan’s new electric vehicle (EV) ambassador by ......
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The show will highlight and provide details on waste management, water management, green building, sustainable cities and communities, economic growth and clean energy.
Dubai, UAE March 23, 2017: The UAE has become a pioneer in environmental and sustainable work, under the wise vision of its leadership that foresees the future and believes in the ability to achieve the impossible. In lieu of the same, the inaugural edition of ‘Futu......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 March 2017: ENBD REIT (CEIC) Limited (“ENBD REIT”), a Shari’a compliant real estate investment trust managed by Emirates NBD Asset Management Limited (the “Fund Manager”), has announced that its ordinary shares have been admitted to the Official List of Securities of the DFSA and to trading on Nasdaq Dubai (“Admission”) under the ticker symbol ENBDREIT.
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MBA students to benefit from an improved personalised learning journey, content innovation, new electives, personal career advisors, a culminating capstone and a leading-edge digital start
Abu Dhabi, Fontainebleau (France), Singapore 23 March 2017: INSEAD, the business school for the world, has announced that after an extensive two-year review, the faculty has approved a new MBA curriculum to be rolled out in September ......
Doha, Qatar – March 23, 2017: HEC Paris, one of the world’s top three providers of Executive Education programs, has officially welcomed its latest batch of participants for the HEC Paris Executive MBA in Doha.
The new participants were greeted by Dr. Nils Plambeck, Dean and CEO, HEC Paris in Qatar, who gave the participants an overview on HEC Paris locally and globally. The Executive MBA Class of 2018, consisting of 13 ......
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HH Ruler of Sharjah Urges Societal Participation for Inclusive Development
International Government Communication Centre, Government Communication Fund Launched
Guest of Honour Emphasises Contribution to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Sharjah, UAE, March 22, 2017: The Sixth International Government Communication Forum (IGCF 2017) was officially inaugurated with keynote speeches from His Highness ......
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The new range of slow press juicers is the first step towards Fresh Thinking
Dubai, UAE, March 23, 2017: Making your own juice is a healthy choice. So it makes sense to choose an appliance that juices anything and extracts every bit of goodness from every ingredient. Today, consumers are becoming more conscious of what they eat and how they prepare their food. Social media is heavily populated with healthy eating topics such as juice detox smoothies, protein shakes, lean living, and insanity workouts.
Retaining maximum nutrition is the thinking behind the design of ......
Wintershall continues on growth course
Robust portfolio ensures profitability
Positive free cash flow despite low prices
Kassel / Abu Dhabi, March 23, 2017: Wintershall is on a growth course despite the difficult conditions in the industry and attained an historic level of production in 2016 of 165 million barrels of oil equivalent (BOE). This means the company has increased its oil and gas production in the last ten years by around 50 percent. At the same time, Wintershall more than doubled its commercially recoverable oil and gas reserves in the same period from 814 ......
Reactor Coolant Loop (RCL) pipe welding completed, establishing new quality benchmark for global industry
Concrete pouring for containment building dome structure successfully completed
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 22 March 2017: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has successfully completed the welding of Reactor Coolant Loop piping and the Reactor Containment Building (RCB) dome structure for Unit 3 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant.
The completion of pipe welding for the Reactor Coolant Loop has set a new global benchmark for quality in pipe welding, ......
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; March 22, 2017: EDF Group, via its subsidiary EDF Energies Nouvelles, a market leader in renewable energy electricity, has joined the Masdar-led consortium developing the 800-megawatt (MW) third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai.
The agreement formalising the company’s entry into the consortium was signed today by Jean-Bernard Levy, Chairman and CEO of EDF Group, and Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, CEO of Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company.
His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai ......
Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2017: The clock is ticking for UAE entities as they look forward to taking their place in the UAE Pavilion – one of the largest – at the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO 2017 "Future Energy", which will be held in less than 80 days’ time.
“With less than three months remaining until EXPO 2017, we are happy to announce that the preparations for the exhibition are almost over, and the participating countries are already starting to organize their pavilions”, said Akhmetzhan Yessimov, the Chairman of the Board of JSC ......
Region outgrows global average of 2.2%
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 21, 2017: The petrochemical industry in the Arabian Gulf region grew at 3.7%in 2016 reaching 150 million tons of capacity, according to an annual study by the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA), outpacing the global average growth of 2.2%. The figures emerged from ‘Arabian Gulf Industry Year in Review’ part of GPCA’s recently released Annual Report.
Released today by GPCA, the go to resource for industry data in the region, the study highlights that the ......
A surge of mega deals is approaching and will accelerate the “merger endgame” in multiple chemicals markets.
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 21 March, 2017: Record-high M&A activity is set to transform the chemicals industry in 2017, according to A.T. Kearney’s new Chemicals Executive M&A Report. More than $300 billion of chemicals M&A deals are in the pipeline of which four pending mega deals represent 75 percent. Each of these large deals (Dow-Dupont, Bayer-Monsanto, ChemChina-Syngenta, Praxair-Linde) is valued between $40-70 billion, two to three times ......
QNET is committed to providing safe drinking water with its NSF-certified HomePure Water Filtration Systems
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 21, 2017: Access to clean drinking water is a basic human right. On the occasion of World Water Day 2017, prominent Asian direct selling company QNET pledges to continue its efforts to provide clean, healthy, and great tasting drinking water for all through HomePure, the NSF-certified home water filtration systems.
At a media roundtable held in Dubai to mark this special day, QNET shed light on taking the essential steps towards water ......
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2017: For the last 50 years, the third week in March has been celebrated as International Animal Poison Prevention Week. Dr Sara Elliott at British Veterinary Hospital in Dubai explains the week (19-25 March, 2017) is all about bringing knowledge and awareness to all pet owners regarding the many poisonous hazards in and around homes and what to do if you know or suspect your pet has ingested something potentially harmful.
Dr Elliott says: “It’s important pet owners are aware of the potential poison hazards - a little bit of knowledge can go a ......
Decarbonisation of global energy system, led by renewables and efficiency, would create economic gains
Berlin, Germany, 20 March 2017 — Global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions can be reduced by 70% by 2050 and completely phased-out by 2060 with a net positive economic outlook, according to new findings released today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Perspectives for the Energy Transition: Investment Needs for a Low-Carbon Energy Transition, launched on the occasion of the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue, presents the case that increased ......
First of a kind project to be delivered for a logistics company in Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20th March 2017: RSA logistics and SirajPower have signed a solar lease agreement to deliver a solar rooftop solution in Dubai. SirajPower will develop a solar system of 1.1 MW on RSA logistics’ rooftop, in Dubai Logistics City, Dubai South. The solar system will cover more than 90% of the energy consumption.
David Auriau, Director at SirajPower highlighted: “This first-of-a-kind project will not only help cut energy expenditure, but will also help promote a green ......
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 ......
The agreement is to further underpin the Dominican Republic’s position as a regional trading hub in the Caribbean
Dubai – 16 Mar 2017: Customs World, a subsidiary of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation in Dubai, has signed an agreement of cooperation with the General Directorate of Customs of the Dominican Republic.
According to the agreement, Customs World will provide technical assistance and expert advice to the Dominican Customs in their reform and modernization process. The aim is to devise a reform and development blueprint to build Dominican Customs’ ......
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 16 March, 2017: In keeping with its corporate social responsibilities, ADNOC Distribution announced its support for the GCC Traffic Week taking place across the GCC region from 12 to 18 March 2017. The 33rd edition of the annual traffic safety campaign is running under the theme of ‘Your Life is Trust’.
Throughout its nationwide service station network, ADNOC Distribution is seeking to raise awareness about the importance of adhering to speed limits, along with the dangers of using mobile phones behind the wheel, driving without a seat belt, and ......
Company’s annual event from 11-12 April at Atlantis, The Palm to showcase advanced seamless digital connectivity platform - EcoStruxure™
Set to draw participation of around 2,500 attendees from Middle East and Africa
Dubai, UAE: 16 March, 2017: Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, is set to highlight how the future of energy management and automation is being redefined at the IoT-themed Innovation Summit on 11 and 12 April at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai.
Currently in its fifth year, Schneider ......
Bahrain Prepares to Host the Second Edition of the Middle East Heavy Oil Congress
Middle East Holds Nearly 1 Trillion Barrels of Heavy Crude Oil, accounting for nearly 30% of World Reserves: Industry Report
Kingdom of Bahrain – 13 March 2017: Technology and innovation will play an instrumental role in securing heavy oil’s valuable position in the global energy mix, according to the region’s industry experts.
Speaking ahead of the upcoming Middle East Heavy Oil Congress (MEHOC), the largest gathering of heavy oil professionals in the region, Dr Peter Bartlett, ......
The collection will feature four distinctive styles tailor-made for the soon to come warmer months
Dubai, UAE– March 11, 2017: Indigo Living, an upscale home furnishing retail outlet in the UAE launched its season-inspired Spring / Summer Collection 2017 for the soon to come warmer months. The collection features four distinctive styles that celebrates elegance and comfort - Pretty in Pink; Urban Chic; Caribbean Easy and Beach class.
A play on fabrics and textures are key to capturing the energy and inspiration of this trend. The latest collection breathes ......
Oil prices on Thursday saw a healthy $1 rise, sparked by the reductions in production by OPEC and non-OPEC producers that came into effect on January 1st.
This shows that investors are getting on board with the commodity, despite the concerns around the American crude oil inventory, which grew from 2.9 million barrels to 488.3 million barrels in just a week, according to the US Energy Information Administration.
Balancing Supply and Demand
OPEC countries agreed to reduce crude oil production as of the start of the year in a bid to fix the oversupply that has been experienced in ......
Agility’s Financial Results for Full Year and Q4 2016
Agility, a leading global logistics provider, today announced its 2016 financial results, reporting a net profit of KD 59.1 million, or 51.3 fils per share, an increase of 10.6% over the same period in 2015. Revenue for the year stood at KD 1,234.0 million and EBITDA at KD 115.2 million.
For the fourth quarter 2016, Agility reported a net profit of KD 15.7 million with an earnings-per-share of 13.6 fils, an increase of 9.7 % over the same period in 2015. EBITDA for the quarter stood at KD 31.4 million, an increase of 18.4% over ......
MoU to facilitate knowledge sharing and collaboration on arbitration within the GCC
EMAC and GCCCAC to assist in identifying suitable arbitrators and mediators to resolve disputes
Dubai, UAE, 9 March, 2017: In a move to further strengthen ties between arbitration centres in the region, the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the GCC Commercial Arbitration Centre (GCCCAC) during a ceremony on Tuesday 7 March.
Through the agreement, EMAC and GCCCAC will aim to work together to identify suitable arbitrators and ......