January 31, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: From sushi rolls to poke bowls, Sumo Sushi & Bento continues to surprise its guests with seemingly endless number of culinary delights. Adding to the list of new additions, Sumo unveils two new palatable dishes to their winter menu. This is exclusively available for the month of February. The latest additions include the new vibrant Purple Dragon veggie roll and the perfectly cooked Teriyaki Trio dish,... ...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 31, 2019: Pure Gold Jewellers, the award winning jewellery retailer, has created enchanting diamond pendants for Valentine’s Day. The romantic collection features a double heart pendant held together by a solitaire diamond, and a key heart pendant set with exquisite diamonds. Moreover, customers receive a voucher worth AED 500 on purchase of any of the two pendants until 16th February, 2019.&... ...
January 30, 2019: Cole Haan, the iconic American lifestyle brand, is excited to announce the launch of its new ZERØGRAND All-Day trainer which combines the styling of a dress shoe and the performance of an athletic trainer. For Spring 2019 Cole Haan continues to push boundaries by introducing their first shoe designed to seamlessly transition from work to workout, and everything in between. The ZERØGRAND All-Day trainer was c... ...
January 30, 2019: DIANA ARNO SS19 collection is like a dressing documentary about a life of a global jet-setter. Inspired by Diana’s favourite place – Dubai, where she returns year after year, it tells a story of an alluring city where the sea meets the desert. With the SS19 collection, DIANA ARNO takes a journey in the pursuit of paying homage to the beauty of Dubai. Longline silhouettes with architectural folds and prints... ...
Shake Shack’s BBQ offerings to debut this week Dubai, UAE, January 30, 2019: Round up your ‘cue crew! Shake Shack® is thrilled to announce a limited-edition lineup of BBQ items, available from February 10 for a limited time at all UAE Shacks: The BBQ ShackMeister® Burger is a 100% all-natural Angus beef cheeseburger topped with crispy ShackMeister® seasoned shallots and Shack BBQ sauce. The... ...
Dubai, UAE, January 30, 2019: Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and so is that very special romantic dinner. While you concern yourself with getting all ready to impress, don’t forget your delicate skin as there is nothing that boosts your confidence for Valentine’s night quite like smooth and soft skin. And this is now even easier to achieve with Sukin’s natural body care range. Formulated to restore th... ...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 20, August 2019: The fine watchmaking genius of Eberhard & Co. have scaled new heights of excellence with the BLACK SHEEP, which is being issued in a special limited edition, made especially for those who love the unconventional spirit it represents.
Dedicated to the gentleman who loves to express his personality and remain ever-faithful to his values, with all the ......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 19, August 2019: Complementing a new urban outdoor lifestyle, the analog-digital G-SHOCK GA-2000 series with the new Carbon Core Guard structure has a sleeker look than the usual G-SHOCK wristwatches.
Unlike any other G-SHOCK, the bands of the GA-2000 can lay completely flat with the case and are easily removable using a slide lever without special tools.
The lightweight model at 64 grams ......
18, August 2019: Since its inception, POLICE has been a brand that spoke the language of freedom, individuality, and rebellion. Having pioneered some of the most iconic moments in fashion, POLICE is known for its innovative and trendsetting designs.
Translucent impresses with its unique configuration that cohesively brings together different elements to present a timepiece that is sleek, youthful and truly exclusive. The skeleton ......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 18, August 2019: Malabar Gold & Diamonds, one among the largest jewellery retailers globally with a strong retail network of 250 outlets spread across 10 countries launched its new showroom at Bannerghatta Road, Bengaluru on 16th August, 2019. This is the 26th showroom of Malabar Gold & Diamonds in the state of Karnataka, India
Leading Indian film actress and its brand ambassador ......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 18, August 2019: Inspired by ancient Hindu belief, The Ritual of Karma was designed to help you radiate positivity by living with good intent. Speak well of others, think positive thoughts, do good deeds and this will return to you. Enriched with organic white tea and holy lotus, the body care, sun care and home collections encourage you to practice good karma in all that you do. Immerse yourself ......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 22, August 2019: Handbags add that finishing touch to any outfit, whether formal or casual. However vibrant reds and bold black are strong colours that one must have in their wardrobe.
GUESS has handpicked items from their new collection across a variety of bags like totes, satchels and bum bags so that you can make a statement and put your best foot forward.
Whether its taking your ......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 22, August 2019: Boots are a staple to every fall wardrobe as they always add that extra level of chicness to an outfit. This season, Sandro has the perfect collection of classic, yet edgy ankle length boots to give you just that.
Paired with slouchy denimwear or skinny jeans – the new collection of Chelsea and leather boots can take you from day to ......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 20, August 2019: Kachins Couture is a luxury boutique which specialises in designing bespoke suits. Kachins Couture houses an exquisite range of designs and fabrics to create custom silhouettes and personalised suits for a diverse range of clients.
A collaboration of impeccable merchandise, knowledgeable staff and expert in-house tailoring guarantees an exemplary experience and a ......
The superstar will be the face of high-street maven Splash
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 20, August 2019: Splash, the Middle East’s largest high-street fashion retailer has roped in most renowned and commercially successful Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez as brand ambassador.
The mega star known for her acting finesse and her on-trend sartorial choices with a massive fan following will be seen ......
2019 SECOND CHAPTER. Initials Insignia Bag
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 20, August 2019: Translating key concepts from the Herrera universe into the brand’s own interpretation of casualwear is the foundation of the pieces. Denim appears in its most luxurious and elegant form, taken to the next level and combined with one of the House’s iconic fabrics, lace, in a surprising tie-dye ......
Expand business opportunities with high-quality printing on myriad gifts and promotional goods.
Dubai, UAE, August 22, 2019: Epson has announced the new SC-F500, 24-inch, dye-sublimation printer, developed to help promotional houses, photo labs, clothing producers and copy shops increase customer choice through flexible, high-quality printing. Whether producing printed phone covers, mugs, mouse mats, t-shirts or ......
A classic Nokia feature phone, now with readiness for 4G VoLTE HD voice calling, web browsing and all your favourite social apps
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20th August 2019: HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces the Nokia 220 4G, the latest member of its market-leading feature phone family. Nokia 220 4G supports HD voice calls over 4G LTE*, lets you surf your favourite websites with the web browser, and share ......
Etisalat and Emaar come together to make 5G call from iconic tower ‘Burj Khalifa’
Dubai, 19 August 2019: Following its global milestones achieved in 5G network this year and the live 5G video calls made across various locations in UAE, Etisalat today announced the availability of 5G coverage in the world’s tallest and iconic tower ‘Burj Khalifa’ showcasing readiness of the state-of-the-art 5G ......
Real Estate & Retail
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 22, August 2019: Shaza Hotels has announced the opening of the highly anticipated Al Badayer Oasis – Sharjah Collection by Mysk. Owned by Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), Al Badayer Oasis is a picturesque desert retreat set against the sweeping dunes of central Sharjah.
Mr. Simon Coombs, President & CEO of Shaza Hotels, stated, “We are delighted to ......
“Fairway – The Market”, a joint Venture of KBBO - Group & Fathima Group of Companies opens its first store in UAE
Dubai – August 22, 2019: “Fairway – The Market” promises to deliver consistently superior customer service standards with high-quality, fresh, seasonal and flavor-focused foods and daily essentials. Fairway’s unique concept of providing delicious experience to ......
Travel, Tourism and Hotels
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - August 22, 2019: Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is celebrating the 15th anniversary of its operations between the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi, and Manama, capital of Bahrain.
Since launching services to Bahrain on 22 August 2004, Etihad has carried more than 2.5 million guests between the two capitals. Today, the airline operates 28 flights per week and ......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 19, August 2019: Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, was the most punctual Middle Eastern carrier in the first seven months of 2019.
New figures produced by the aviation data company OAG show that Etihad was the only Middle Eastern carrier whose punctuality averaged more than 80 per cent for flights across this period.
The data also showed that of the airlines ......
Banking and Investments
• Fadi Pharaon is appointed Senior Vice President, and Head of Market Area Middle East & Africa, effective September 1, 2019
• Member of Ericsson's Executive Team, reporting to CEO
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 22, August 2019: Effective September 1, 2019, Fadi Pharaon is appointed Senior Vice President and Head of Market Area Middle East & Africa at Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), and member of Eri......
Education and Trainings
Abu Dhabi, August 22, 2019: A team of researchers from NYU Abu Dhabi’s Center for Global Sea Level Change, supported by the Office of Polar Programs of the USA National Science Foundation, have found that unusually warm ocean water is causing rapid melt at the Greenland outlet glacier Helheim, one of the largest in the region.
For the first time, warm waters that originate in the tropics have been found at uniform depth, ......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 22, August 2019: Students from 16 GEMS Education schools have recorded another successful year of GCSE results after a round of challenging examinations.
In 2019, GEMS schools hosted a record 2,800 students who sat over 17,700 IGSCE/GCSE examinations.
Across the GEMS network, 357 students achieved the highest ‘9’ grade with 46 per cent of students ......
Government, Legal and Charity
Abu Dhabi, 22 August 2019: A new initiative to engage the Abu Dhabi community with solving social challenges has been launched today by the Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an.
Rolling out from September, Ma’an’s Community Engagement Program –provide individuals, government entities, companies and not-for-profit associations, with strategic direction on how people can contribute to social ......
Events and Exhibitions
UAE pioneering huge cost-cutting ‘smart warehouse’ solutions
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 22, August 2019: Automation and AI-driven technologies are changing the face of Middle East’s warehousing industry, pushing advanced inventory control high up the industry agenda and sharpening cost-control, space optimisation and competitiveness, according to a UAE sector pioneer.
Fadi Amoudi, ......
Healthcare, Fitness and Medicine
~Free skin analysis, prices cut down to half on skincare, laser, fillers Botox and Laser Teeth whitening treatment till 31st August ~
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 22, August 2019: As the nation is all set to celebrate Emirati Women’s Day on 28th August the recently launched American Aesthetic Medical Center located at Umm Al Sheif, Sheikh Zayed Rd – Dubai, is offering a lucrative discount for all the Emirati ......
Other Top Stories
du’s involvement in the Light Communication Alliance will help lead global adoption of Light Communication technology
Dubai, UAE, 31, July, 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has become the only regional founding member of the Light Communications Alliance (LCA) – a newly launched global consortium of communications, lighting, infrastructure, and device manufacturing industry leaders aimed at promoting new wireless technologies to enable Light Communications (LC). The LCA will also establish and advocate the use of global standards for this ......
31 July 2019 (Dubai, UAE) – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released performance figures for 2018 showing that global air connectivity continues to become more accessible and more efficient. The IATA World Air Transport Statistics (2019 WATS) confirms that:
4.4 billion passengers flew in 2018
Record efficiency was achieved with 81.9% of available seats being filled
Fuel efficiency improved by more than 12% compared to 2010
22,000 city pairs are now connected by direct flights, up 1,300 over 2017 and double the 10,250 city pairs connected in 1998
The real ......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 31, July 2019: The nineties staple is back in full force and has been revived and updated for the season.
Going by the name of a bum bag, fanny pack – or whatever you’d like to call it, this divisive yet highly fashionable accessory is here to rule again which is why GUESS has released a new collection in various colours, styles and shapes for you.
Whether paired with a dress or a suit or worn across your waist or slung over the shoulder – the bum bag is a must-have this season.
Practical for ......
Ras Al Khaimah, 31 July 2019: Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) and Mashreq, a leading financial institution in the UAE, have signed a collaboration agreement at RAKEZ headquarters today, that opens up RAKEZ clients to special banking benefits and solutions particularly designed for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
With the agreement signed by RAKEZ Group CEO Ramy Jallad and Mashreq Head of Business Banking Rohit Garg, RAKEZ clients are guaranteed to experience fast-track account openings with support from a dedicated team. In addition, RAKEZ clients will have access to ......
H1 2019 Highlights
Interest income increased by 6% compared to prior year
Operating Expenses decreased by 6% vs. H1 2018
Provisions for Credit Losses decreased by 5% vs. H1 2019
Capital Adequacy at 16.5%
CET1 ratio at 15.4%
Coverage ratio increased to 93.6% compared to 91.5% in December 2018
Sharjah, UAE, 31 July 2019 - United Arab Bank P.J.S.C ("UAB" or “the Bank”) announces its Financial Results for the six months ended 30th June 2019.
UAB reported a Net Profit of AED36m in H1 2019 as ......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 31 July 2019: Emirates Post has announced that the Dubai Central Happiness Centre at Karama will undergo a refurbishment, which commences on Sunday, 04 August 2019. Office hours will remain the same and services will continue as usual but operations will be temporarily relocated to the mezzanine floor and corner side-office from the main hall. Customers are advised to follow the wayfinding directions on arrival at the centre.
The Emirates Post Dubai Central Happiness Centre will receive a modern upgrade to ensure an improved and streamlined ......
Dubai Carbon Develops Radical New Update for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Methodology
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 31 July 2019: Dubai Carbon’s mission to transform Dubai’s sustainability status is positively impacting countries around the globe, after it recently submitted a Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) methodology for review to a panel at the United Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The methodology update has been accepted and published by the UNFCCC Executive Board. In this case, a methodology is an in-depth ......
Only a few days left to sample the city’s seasonal delights with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi promotion
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 31 July 2019: Visitors and residents of Abu Dhabi still can make the most of incredible summer offers and promotions as the Summer #inAbuDhabi initiative, run by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), enters its final days.
The UAE capital is the perfect summer destination, especially with Summer #inAbuDhabi opening the city’s doors to a variety of amazing activities for ......
With Powerful All-Around Performance, New 5K Monitor Offers Extended
Usability and Seamless Connectivity with Mac and iPad Pro
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 31, July 2019: LG Electronics (LG) today introduced a new 27-inch UltraFineTM 5K Display (model 27MD5KL) which, along with the company’s 24-inch UltraFine 4K Display (model 24MD4KL), gives consumers two high-quality monitors that are designed specifically for the latest Apple products.
LG’s UltraFine displays deliver amazing image quality when connected to a Mac ......
Company reported sales of AED 118.3m
The priority this year is to focus on recovery says CEO
July 31 2019, Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) – Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has published its financial results for Q1 2019. The company reported revenue of AED 118.3 million and a net loss of AED 91.6m.
Commenting on the announcement, Jerome Carle, CEO of Julphar, said: “In line with expectations, the first quarter of 2019 has been a challenging period for the company. However, the underlying strengths of our core business ......
Ras Al Khaimah, July 31st, 2019:
Dr. Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Director of Ras Al Khaimah Medical District, has revealed the district’s plans for developing, expanding and maintaining Trauma and Operations Departments at Saqr Hospital.
The plan comes in line with the Ministry of Health and Prevention’s (MoHAP’s) vision to provide comprehensive and innovative healthcare services and to enhance the hospital’s role as a reference one that receives various medical conditions.
Al Nuaimi underlined that the services provided by both departments will not be affected ......
Genetec rose to #3 access control software vendor position in the Americas with nearly 45% growth while capturing market share worldwide to take #6 position globally
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, July 31, 2019— According to a recent report published by business intelligence provider IHS Markit (NASDAQ: INFO), Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”), a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, has become one of the fastest growing providers of access control software in the world. The IHS report showed Genetec ......
Authority to provide naval assistance to vessels through the use of AIS system designed to ensure maritime safety and safe navigation
30 July 2019 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has revealed that it has started facilitating ship traffic for new waterfront projects in Dubai. The move falls in line with the continuing efforts to promote and develop the emirate's maritime industry based on global standards and in line with the set goals and objectives of the Maritime Sector Strategy.
The authority has reportedly completed the ......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 31, July 2019: The Trevor Sorbie Salon Care Collection adds to its impressive selection of professional haircare products available in the UAE, with the launch of Precious Oils – a range specifically designed to bring dull, lacklustre locks back to life.
The Precious Oils range consists of a luxurious Shampoo (AED92) to cleanse and protect, a deeply-moisturising Conditioner (AED98) to smooth and soften and a Shine Oil (AED105) that will replenish dry hair and give it an incredible sheen.
Perfect for fighting frizz and ......
Dubai, UAE – 30 July 2019 – When the new departures terminal opens at Buenos Aires’ main airport in October, passengers will be able to check in and drop off their baggage in record time, without having to queue for an agent.
This is thanks to technology from SITA, the global IT provider to the air transport industry, which will ensure the easiest possible passenger journey at Buenos Aires Ezeiza International Airport (EZE). EZE is managed and operated by AA2000, which runs a total of 35 airport terminals across Argentina.
SITA’s self-service kiosks and ......
July 30, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
Ericsson is teaming up with Telefónica Germany to enable 5G car production via a private 5G network for Mercedes-Benz at the company’s Sindelfingen plant in southern Germany. All production systems and machines in the new-build Factory 56 will be connected and operated via secure 5G with gigabit data rates and almost real-time latency times while handling large amounts of data. The 5G network will enable Mercedes-Benz to boost flexibility, production precision and efficiency as industry digitalization and Internet of Things becomes a reality in car ......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 30, July 2019: Malabar Gold & Diamonds, one among the largest global jewellery retailer with 250 showrooms has signed Bollywood Icon Anil Kapoor to its star-studded list of brand ambassadors.
Anil Kapoor who is known for his versatile & natural acting has appeared in numerous Hollywood, Bollywood movies and television series. His career has spanned almost 40 years as an actor, and as a producer since 2005. He has also won numerous awards in his career, including two National Film Awards, one Screen Actors Guild Award and six ......
Dubai, July 30th, 2019:
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) recently organized a workshop on emergency response and crisis management. The workshop was held in coordination with the Emirates Foundation “Sanid”, with the participation of employees from all medical districts.
The event comes within the context of the regular updating of the plans and programs for strengthening the readiness and flexibility of MoHAP’s facilities in terms of confronting various risks, developing the efficiency and effectiveness of the key processes in the management of ......
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 30, July 2019: The last stage of the Tour de France ended Sunday night on the famous Avenue des Champs-Elysées in Paris and was won by the Australian Caleb Ewan.
The most famous cycling race in the world, the Tour de France, was strong with emotions with lots of twists and turns, especially in the general classification.
Indeed, Julian Alaphilippe wore the yellow jersey for 14 days giving France the hope of winning the race for the first time since Bernard Hinault in 1986.
The mountain stages in the Alps have allowed Egan Bernal ......
The Exchange reaches finals for “Smart Government Administration” category with its SAHMI CRM Digital Transformation Program
Abu Dhabi, 30th July, 2019: Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) recently achieved the finals of the 'Smart City Middle East Awards', hosted by International Data Corporation (IDC) at Dubai’s iconic Burj Al Arab hotel. The Exchange reached this stage for the “Smart Government Administration” category with its SAHMI CRM Digital Transformation Program (SAHMI).
H.E. Khalifa Al Mansouri, ADX Acting Chief Executive, ......