Dubai, UAE - 09 December 2020: Carrefour UAE signs a Charter with the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization, representing its long-term commitment to developing local Emirati Talent. The Charter aligns Carrefour more closely to the vision of the UAE’s MOHRE, which entails the hiring and training of 100 locals, 50 of which have already been onboarded. The signing was attended by MOHRE’s official delegation... ...
Business continuity, greater security, seamless services, and significant operational expenditure savings are among the main benefits that await DCAA due to the new partnershipDubai, UAE, 9th December 2020: In line with its role as a Strategic Partner for Smart Dubai Office, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has announced a new partnership agreement that will see the UAE telco assume responsibility for migrating the ... ...
Customers can now shop with Empay appDubai – Dec 8, 2020: Region’s leading hypermarket and supermarket chain Lulu Group has become the first major retailers to sign up on Empay, the world’s first contactless lifestyle payment ecosystem with instant credit. Empay, designed and developed within the UAE’s Smart Government program framework, is a payment application for secure and cashless transactions.The agreement... ...
Abu Dhabi, UAE – December 08, 2020: Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has committed to purchasing carbon offsets, to completely neutralise the CO2 emissions of its flagship “Greenliner” 787-10 aircraft for a full year of operations in 2021.The initiative is the start of the airline’s journey to reduce CO2 emissions to 50 percent of 2019 levels by 2035, and to achieve full net zero emissions by 20... ...
Dubai – 8 December 2020: HE Sultan bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman & CEO and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation visited Gitex Technology exhibition and toured the Dubai Customs pavilion in the presence of HE Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs and the senior management team.Bin Sulayem highly applauded Dubai Customs’ smart systems and cutting-edge technologies displayed at the renow... ...
December 08, 2020: A young beauty enthusiast and leading influencer, Natalie Sallaum has turned her passion for beauty into an online realm, aiming to inspire and be inspired by connecting with thousands of her followers in Lebanon, the MENA region and all around the world. She uses her social media channels, where she incorporates her love for fashion and lifestyle, as a platform for female empowerment, encouraging women of all ages ... ...
United Arab Emirates - January 23, 2021: In 2016, in celebration of their 20th anniversary, Parmigiani Fleurier joined a small but prestigious group of manufactures with the introduction of the Tonda Chronor Anniversaire, featuring the Maison’s first-ever in-house integrated chronograph- the PF361 caliber. Only seven brands in the watchmaking world have the expertise necessary to develop, manufacture and meticulously ......
**Repair, tone and make your skin defy the test of time with the anti-aging ranges from Martiderm**
United Arab Emirates - January 21, 2021: The global pandemic has affected every aspect of our daily lives including the way our skin looks and feels. Not to mention that many individuals have started to suffer from major skin concerns such as sensitivity, acne, blemishes that are mainly caused by stress and the ......
United Arab Emirates - January 21, 2021: Former Dubai resident and OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic winner Henrik Stenson has expressed his delight at returning to compete in this year’s event, in what is the 50th anniversary of the United Arab Emirates.
As the country celebrates its Golden Jubilee in 2021, the tournament is being staged for the 32nd time and Stenson has been a regular feature, teeing it up in the previous ......
United Arab Emirates - January 20, 2021: It’s a great time for beauty to take on a new glow with nature-inspired products. With the passing of each year, the needs for better health and skincare grows.
The skin, being your largest organ, could do well with a good dose of nature-inspired solutions, the type you can get from an A-Beauty brand. A-Beauty (or Australian Beauty) reflects the Australian way of ......
January 19, 2021: Let’s be honest, this past year didn’t give you the chance to wear much make-up, so forget 2020, but don’t forget about yourself – let’s begin a new year with a new you. Whether you’re working from home or enjoying a day out with your girls, don’t let the pandemic stall you from feeling glamorous all the time with your daily dose of make-up.
Introducing essence ......
United Arab Emirates - January 20, 2021: Steve Madden is ready to celebrate Valentine's Day with the quintessential colours of the occasion - red, blush-beige and black.
Celebrate with yourself, love yourself and be generous to yourself. If you call yourself a shoe lover, then treat yourself to trendy shoes that are perfect for this special day.
If red is the first colour that comes to your mind when ......
United Arab Emirates - January 18, 2021: No other garment symbolises the heritage of Arabian culture as much as Jalabiyas. The traditional Jalabiyas, hand-crafted by master artisans, trace their origin to ancient times and were loved and treasured by royalty.
The grandeur of the spectacular tunics has been documented and preserved by many historians and museums. It is perhaps the most enduring and iconic garment ......
United Arab Emirates - January 17, 2021: Forty years of fashion, forty years at the side of women, teaching them how to love themselves every day. In 1980, Marina Rinaldi designed the first collection that would reach the public the following year with a clear objective: eliminate prejudices that saw elegance as a matter of size.
From that point onwards, the brand has always stayed loyal to that objective and to a vocation ......
United Arab Emirates - January 14, 2021: It's time to get your Valentine's Day shoe game in order. You think it's premature? We say it's simply rational.
Your date, the dress, dinner reservation, you have it all planned for the most romantic day of the year. But let's not forget those statement shoes and accessories that are vital to your overall get-up.
Steve Madden has a carefully ......
United Arab Emirates - January 07 2021: After all the staying at home last year we are more than thrilled to be stepping out now. And this sure calls for a shoedrobe revamp.
It's time for those stunning heels to be at the forefront and the dashing boots to take over the streets coz 2021 better be worth the wait.
Whether you choose cosy flats or sturdy boots, minimalistic classics or chic wedges, Steve ......
SHEIKH KHALID AL QASSIMI AND CYRIL DESPRES FINISHED SEVENTH AND TENTH RESPECTIVELY
THE EVENT WAS WON BY STÉPHANE PETERHANSEL
ABU DHABI, January 21, 2020: Abu Dhabi Racing secured two top 10 finishes in the Dakar Rally 2021, which recently came to a conclusion in Saudi Arabia.
The 43rd edition of the rally raid was staged over a 14-day period in Saudi Arabia, which was hosting the event for the second time in its history.
• The draw is the second of three taking place throughout DSF
• Ten winners were rewarded 50 g of gold each
Dubai, 20 January 2021: Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, is announcing the winners of the second draw of ‘A Golden Start to 2021’ campaign, each of whom is being given 50 g of gold. ......
● Jaguar Land Rover car owners now have the option to extend the warranty to 10 years or 275,000 km
● New programme created to ensure greater peace of mind; especially during uncertain times
20 January 2021, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Jaguar Land Rover MENA has announced a new optional warranty extension to ensure longer lasting peace of mind for its customers. The initiative forms part of Jaguar Land ......
Real Estate & Retail
With Dubai Civil Defence approval, Alucopanel A1 Non-Combustible Aluminum Composite Panels becomes the first and only Non-Combustible External Wall Façade System to be approved by government authorities in the Middle East region, which will eliminate the spread of fire and reduce casualties in buildings
Date: Dubai, UAE, January 21, 2021
1. Dubai Civil Defence approves the Middle ......
Complimentary virtual and offline activities
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 January 2021: Join us at BurJuman as we enter 2021 in style! This Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), the Mall invites visitors to discover the new through its interactive pop-up installation-The Style Closet- in the main atrium until 30 January 2021, daily, between 2 pm and 10 pm.
Every day, ‘The Style Closet’ will introduce visitors to ......
Travel, Tourism and Hotels
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Effective 15 February 2021, Etihad Airways will recommence passenger flights from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, to Doha, Qatar, subject to the applicable government approvals. The service will operate daily using an Airbus A320 and a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
Martin Drew, Senior Vice President Global Sales & Cargo, Etihad Aviation Group, said: “With ties between the UAE ......
Abu Dhabi, UAE – January 19, 2021: Following the purchase of 80,000 tonnes of Carbon Offsets in November, Etihad Airways is expanding its offset programme in collaboration with Shell. Separately, the airline is also setting up a guest programme to allow guests to purchase additional voluntary offsets.
Shell’s nature-based carbon offsets
Through its participation in Shell’s carbon credit programme, Etihad ......
Banking and Investments
Strong list of partners gather in support of third edition; SoftBank Investment Advisers, Ministry of Sport, Public Investment Fund, Aramco, King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC),
SAMBA, Saudia, Invest Saudi, Sky Prime, GIB, STC, Rolex, Saudi Cargo, Saddik & Mohamed Attar, UMA Premium,
Mix FM, Nova, Adidas, Al Laith, Luxury Carts, Reza Hygiene and Royal Greens Golf & Country Club.
19 January 2021: &nbs......
Education and Trainings
Government, Legal and Charity
• Sharjah becomes home to 24 new FDI projects, with a 60% increase between Q3 and Q4
• The new investment projects are worth $220 million for 2020
• Mohamed Al Musharrkh: “The key lesson learned in 2020 is that we must focus on innovation-driven companies and SMEs”
Sharjah, January 23, 2020
2020 was arguably one of the most challenging years in human history. The ......
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Agency’s 11th Assembly brings almost 2000 participants including 70 Ministers together virtually to set the course for a year of critical energy discussions
19 January 2021 – The International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA) Eleventh Assembly started today (Monday) and takes place virtually setting the course for a critical year of global commitments to low-carbon development. With the postponed COP26 set to take place later this year, 2021 is seen as an important moment for countries to raise climate mitigation ambition including renewable energy deployment, to ......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 19th January 2021: Trina Solar Co., Ltd. ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a leading global PV and smart energy total solution provider, has recently obtained dual “Environmental Product Declaration” (EPD) certifications from UL, the global independent safety science certification institute, and EPDItaly, which is the first UL and EPDItaly mutually recognized EPD in photovoltaic industry, proving the Company’s environmental performance and sustainability. The recognition ceremony was held on Jan, 13rd in ......
The two highly-endangered bears are settling in Al Ma'wa for Nature and Wildlife in Jordan after a temperature-controlled multimodal journey from Islamabad
DHL took care of the customs clearance and logistics, while global animal welfare organization FOUR PAWS provided animal expertise
Dubai, 14 January, 2021: Bubloo and Suzie, two 17-year old highly-endangered Himalayan brown bears, took the flight of a lifetime and have safely arrived at Al Ma'wa for Nature and Wildlife in Jordan. After months of extensive planning, which included health ......
The announcement follows the signing of the historic Abraham Accords, establishing peaceful relations between UAE and Israel
14 January 2021: Following the official agreement and establishment of full diplomatic relations between the United Arab Emirates and the State of Israel, Emirates Post Group has added Israel to its global operations network. The organization has tied up with its local counterpart, Israel Post, to facilitate access to cities and destinations across the country, providing a reliable channel to the new market.
“The signing of the Abraham ......
● Full face Rain spray which covers the whole body
● 250 mm diameter in round or square design
● Sustainable enjoyment thanks to the water-saving GROHE EcoJoy technology
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 January 2021: Gentle, delicate droplets of water caress the skin and cover it completely: GROHE’s new Tempesta 250 head shower now ensures a warm summer rain in your own shower – even in winter. Relax under its full face Rain spray and generous diameter of 250 mm, confident that your luxurious shower is also eco-friendly, thanks ......
• Schneider Electric unveils new sustainable energy products at CES 2021, focuses beyond smart to resilient and sustainable Homes
• The leader in digital transformation of energy management evolves smart home technology to focus on efficiency, resilience and sustainability
• New solutions bring enhanced safety and control while delivering sustainable energy management choices directly to homeowners
13 January 2021: Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced at CES 2021 the ......
New simplified features and processes provide customers greater convenience
Existing corporate and individual customers urged to renew PO Box subscriptions online before 28 February 2021
10 January 2021: Emirates Post has announced that customers can renew their PO Box subscriptions starting from today until 28 February 2021. Subscriptions can be renewed at any Emirates Post Customer Happiness Centre, via the website www.emiratespost.ae or the Emirates Post mobile app.
The service by Emirates Post offers customers – corporates and individuals – an official and ......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 04th January, 2021 - Trina Solar has recently built three Vertex Super Factories in Yiwu, Zhejiang, as well as Suqian and Yancheng in Jiangsu, China. By the end of 2020, Trina Solar witnessed its 210mm-module production capacity exceeding 22GW, and will further shoot over 50GW in 2021 across the globe.
The development of the 210mm industry chain has matured, where most customers recognize and accept the related products.
1. Super Factory, Super Speed
The Vertex Super Factory project in Yiwu has progressed rapidly, ......
Abu Dhabi -27 December 2020: After decades of successful work and a plethora of significant initiatives, the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) has won the Outstanding Contribution to Biodiversity Global 2020 Award, by Capital Finance International (CFI.co).
EAD, the region’s largest environmental regulator was recognised for the role it has played in championing the conservation of biodiversity in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
Examples of EAD’s efforts in preserving biodiversity include continuing the legacy of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the ......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Dec 27, 2020: Trina Solar Co., Ltd. (“Trina Solar” or the “Company”), a leading global PV and smart energy total solution provider, is announcing that it is leading a joint initiative to promote the standardization of 210mm size silicon wafer, modules in the photovoltaic industry. Trina Solar is hopeful that this technical standard will be actively adopted by the industry, enabling it to develop and make excellent photovoltaic products on this basis.
Over the past decades, the global solar industry has constantly ......
By Robert Minter, Investment Strategist, Aberdeen Standard Investments
United Arab Emirates - December 23, 2020: Countries around the world are rightly racing to announce aggressive climate change plans. The energy transition resulting from these plans has driven excitement about, and significant investment in, electric vehicles (EVs). These are seen as having a crucial role to play in reducing pollution and our dependence on oil.
Certainly, some of our appetite for oil stems from our cars. Passenger vehicles account for 25% of global oil demand ......
• Consumer-centric thinking is key to any design process.
• Ten Design awards for GROHE: SmartControl kitchen honored with most design awards in 2020.
• Precise control with a minimalistic design: Juries particularly acknowledged the kitchen faucet line for its intuitive operation.
21 December 2020: Answering the “why” of a product is essential in the beginning of a design process in order to create meaningful and relevant product solutions to the consumer. To understand how they want to live and what they expect from their living ......
– Membership will enable Kazakhstan to increase exports to Latin America and Africa
– Kazakhstan is the third country to formally join the initiative, after Colombia and Senegal. Brazil, Uruguay and South Africa are also registered as partners
United Arab Emirates - December 21, 2020: The Republic of Kazakhstan is boosting its position as a trade hub for Europe and Asia by joining the World Logistics Passport (WLP), a major initiative established to increase trading opportunities between developing markets.
His Excellency ......
United Arab Emirates - December 17, 2020: The year 2020 has undoubtedly been unique, given how we've had to grapple with such drastic life changes. It's not surprising that ‘unprecedented’ has become the most favoured descriptor for this year! One thing which has helped us get through has been spending time with our loved ones, whether at home, or through connecting on digital platforms.
This year also caused a shift in priorities for many. While staying at home with loved ones became the new normal, we also began to focus more on our ......
Springboard for UAE and Israel companies to access new sources of capital and investment, and to collaborate in the development and commercialization of innovative financial technologies.
United Arab Emirates - December 16, 2020: Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) have, today, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), the first time an Arab exchange has entered into a commercial relationship with the state of Israel. The MOU will facilitate the development of channels of communication to foster co-operation between the two ......
• Organised by Dubai Chamber, 360 Dialogue Series sheds light on key trends and technologies reshaping supply chains during Covid-19.
• Virtual session attended by 100 participants and joined by speakers from DT World, Virgin Hyperloop and Unilever.
United Arab Emirates - December 15, 2020: Businesses in the UAE are adapting quickly to new trends and technologies that are accelerating change within global logistics, industry experts said during a recent virtual panel discussion hosted by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and ......
United Arab Emirates - December 15, 2020: “Emirates Post advises its customers to exercise extreme caution while interacting and responding to calls and emails that claim to be from Emirates Post. Emirates Post provides a safe and secure payment portal through its website emiratespost.ae and it is the only means of online payment for its shipments and retail products. All web payment links will have an emiratspost.ae or epg.ae as domains. Emirates Post will never redirect its customers to third-party portals for payments and never request personal information to be ......
Tech startup’s network of 2,000 pick-up locations across UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman redefines the e-commerce experience for GCC consumers adding value to region’s last-mile delivery
FODEL offers pick-up and drop-off (PUDO) as an alternative to home delivery for e-commerce parcels and has now expanded its services in five GCC markets.
Following its successful launch in the UAE in 2018, consumers across Saudi Arabia now have the option to collect their e-commerce parcels from a location most convenient to them, any time they want. The tech startup has ......
Ahmad bin Shafar: The leadership's great decision yielded human, social and economic gains
Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2020: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, announced its readiness for the immediate interaction to implement the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to increase the percentage of renewable and clean energy in the Dubai's energy mix. The announcement also coincides with the decision issued by His ......
- Testing of Barakah Unit 1 safely delivers 100% power to the UAE Grid, a new milestone in safe, clean and abundant clean energy to power the growth of the Nation
- Unit 1 now single largest power generator in the UAE as it steps closer to commercial operations, due to begin early 2021.
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 08 December 2020: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has announced that its operating and maintenance subsidiary, Nawah Energy Company (Nawah) has successfully achieved 100% of the rated reactor power capacity for Unit 1 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy ......