• Commercial Bank of Dubai will be amongst the early adopters of Microsoft’s UAE cloud regions to avail high performance, security, compliance and data residency
• “The Microsoft Azure cloud will deliver on CBD’s vision to digitally transform itself into a modern banking institution that can adapt and respond to the ever-changing customer needs.” Said Sayed Hashish, General Manager, Microsoft UAE
October 15, 2019; Dubai, United Arab Emirates: In a further boost to its digital transformation initiative, Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD), one of the leading banks in the UAE, today announced its partnership with Microsoft for the deployment of mission critical workloads on Azure Cloud aligned with the cloud strategy.
The announcement comes after ......read more
• Results show 8% growth in foreign trade
• Trade surplus exceeds AED 11 billion
• His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed: the growth of Dubai's foreign trade addresses global economic fluctuations and showcases its strength and sustainability
• Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni: results are a direct reflection of the positive reputation and confidence of foreign companies and investors
13 October, 2019: Dubai – United Arab Emirates: Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) has further established itself as a global facilitator for business growth and prosperity and a vital engine for Dubai's economy following the announcement of its half year results for 2019. DAFZA's contribution to Dubai's foreign trade reached 12% in the first half of the year, confirming the success ......read more
• Evolved architecture for service management, enterprise resource management (ERP) and enterprise asset management (EAM) for rapid innovation
• Previews technologies to power augmented/mixed reality-powered remote assistance, digital twins and predictive maintenance
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 13, 2019 – IFS, the global enterprise applications company, unveiled its evolved industry-focused architecture at IFS World Conference 2019 in Boston.
Faced with uncertainties driven by the pressures of digital transformation and threats of disruption, businesses around the world are in need of software vendors whose primary focus is on outcomes rather than exclusively on technology. IFS demonstrated its outcome-centric approach by revealing its vision for how new technologies will ......read more
Sudhakar R. Rao, Chairman of Gemini Group pledge financial support of INR 10 million to his Alma Mater NIT Warangal on the occasion of its Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Funds to be used towards setting up a state of the art innovation and incubation center.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 13, 2019: Dubai-based Non-Resident Indian (NRI) business leader – Sudhakar R. Rao, Chairman of Gemini Group - has donated INR10 million (equivalent of more than Dh 500,000) to his Alma Mater NIT Warangal on the occasion of Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of the institute, to help setup Innovation and Incubation Centre.
On behalf of Mr Sudhakar Rao, the cheque was handed over by his mother, Mrs Ganga Raghavendra Rao and sister, Ms Sujatha Srinivasan Rao in presence of eminent dignitary KK Agarwal, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 October 2019: Dubai Refreshment Company PJSC “DRC”, the franchisee, sole producer and distributor of PepsiCo products in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, took first place at the Dubai Green Industrial Award 2019 presented by Dubai Exports in cooperation with Dubai Electricity and Water Authority “DEWA”, Etihad Energy Services and Dubai Energy Efficiency Program “TAQATI”.
The prestigious award recognizes Dubai Refreshment’s continuous efforts and commitment to operational excellence and environmental sustainability, which effectively reduced energy and water consumption by more than 20%, in addition to reducing the company’s carbon footprint by more than 4,000 tons compared to the previous year.
Three years ago, ......read more
Almarai Emirates Company LLC conducts the gifting ceremony of their ‘Back to School’ promotion at Etihad mall
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 12, 2019: Saudi-based firm ‘Almarai’ hosts the gifting ceremony of its ‘Back to School’ campaign at Etihad Mall.
Union Coop and Almarai are two of the most familiar and trustworthy brand names we have in the UAE. Almarai announcing ‘105’ winners through this event is living proof of their commitment towards their valued customer.
As part of Almarai’s 2019 Back To School Campaign, a raffle draw was conducted on 26th Sept 2019 at Almarai Office, Dubai. The draw was conducted in presence of Dubai Economic Department official and a total of 100+ coupons were selected for families tickets to Warner ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 12, 2019: The 10 year Golden Visa found its way to veterans in the perfumery business – My Perfumes. The visas were ceremoniously granted to Mr. Firoz Husaini and Mr. Mustafa Firoz, owners of the 25 year old group. Their contribution to the perfumery industry is well known, they have been pioneers in the Perfumes and Bakhoors industry locally. Originating in 1993 they have traded in Oriental, French and local scents, with their own extensive manufacturing units.
Mr Firoz Husaini, the founder and Chairman of the group said that “This decision endorsed my commitment and love for the nation. Having spent more than 40 years in this country, I already felt an integral bond with the culture and had long term friendships with the local Dignitaries.” Mr. Mustafa Firoz, ......read more
The agreement will serve as a catalyst for driving Sharjah’s development into a regional and global business hub for Research and Development
Dubai, UAE, 10 October 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has signed a strategic teaming agreement with Nokia and the Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park (SRTI Park) – a landmark agreement which will see the formation of a consortium to develop a range of innovative smart city initiatives for the Emirate of Sharjah. In the presence of the Finnish Ambassador to the UAE, Marianne Nissila and Osman Sultan, CEO of EITC, the agreement was signed on the sidelines of GITEX Technology Week 2019 by His Excellency Hussain Al Mahmoudi, CEO of SRTI Park, Saleem AlBlooshi, Chief Technology Officer at Emirates Integrated Telecommunications ......read more
Aquaplex has opened a new office following AED 8 million investment in reinforcing its ISD division.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 October 2019: Aquaplex, the leading supplier of plumbing and bathroom fixtures has opened a new office at Mazaya Business Avenue 2, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai. The new office aims to cater to project-driven commercial opportunities presented by consistently growing construction activities in UAE, and the region.
Launched particularly for the Institutional Sales Division Team, the brand-new office will host a team of the 16 professionals.
Ravi Hinduja, Founder & CEO of Aquaplex said, “This is an exciting time for Aquaplex, with us opening a new office and offering enhanced services to our ISD clients, amidst consistent talk of doom and gloom, on the street ......read more
The leading German paint manufacturer marked two decades of growth and innovation in the region
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 09, 2019: Caparol Paints, a global manufacturer of German paints and coating solutions, marked its twentieth anniversary of successful operations in the Middle East and Africa. Caparol Paints is bringing its technologically advanced and sustainable solutions suitable to the region for two decades now.
The company’s celebration of 20 years in the region witnessed augmentation of its operations to the next level by catering to larger interior, exterior and architectural projects across the Middle East and Africa. Over the last two decades, Caparol has introduced innovative solutions and products that have set new benchmarks in the region’s painting and coating segment. ......read more
The organizations will select and implement the best in class TELUS eHealth solutions in line with the UAE’s visions to provide world-class healthcare services
Dubai, UAE, 8 October 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), along with and NXN and TELUS Health, a specialized advisory and consulting organization, are collaborating to roll out the TELUS Health eHealth solution portfolio in the UAE. This consortium complements the organizations’ focus in developing a national eHealth capability to improve the healthcare outcomes in line with the UAE Vision 2021 to provide world-class healthcare.
As an integral part of enabling technologies in multiple industries for the UAE, du is working with TELUS Health and NXN to optimise the UAE’s healthcare system as well as widen its ......read more
The solutions will cater to massive public safety and smart city projects in Saudi Arabia and the UAE
DUBAI- October 7, 2019: Nesma Telecom & Technology Co. Ltd. (Nesma), a subsidiary of Saudi Arabia-based multinational conglomerate Nesma Holding, announced its plans to provide multi-mode advanced mission critical communication technologies of Hytera for public safety and smart city projects in Saudi Arabia, the UAE and other GCC countries.
Nesma has partnered with radio transceivers and radio systems manufacture Hytera to introduce mission critical communication solutions for public safety and smart city projects in the region. Hytera is one of the world’s leading professional mobile radio communication solutions provider with presence in over 40 countries.
Nesma is participating at GITEX Technology ......read more
• DHL Express was ranked on this year’s list as one of the best 25 multinational workplaces, the third time in a row
• DHL Express moved up two spots since 2018 (# 4)
Dubai, 7th October 2019: DHL Express, the world’s leading international express service provider, has been recognized as the fourth best place to work globally in the 2019 employer ranking from Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE. Every year, Great Place to Work®, a global people analytics and consulting firm, assesses the work experience of employees through their certification program. In 2019, more than 8,000 organizations participated in the survey process, representing the voices of 12 million employees worldwide. From that pool of companies, the 25 World’s Best Workplaces have been selected. The assessment ......read more
United Arab Emirates, October 7,2019: 2CRSi announces that it has been chosen by AIRBUS to provide very high-performance calculation servers that will be used by a European anti-crime agency.
This commercial success relates to the rollout of OCtoPus 1.8B servers for a total 3,744 CPU Intel® Xeon® cores and more than 7.45 million NVIDIA® CUDA® cores. These OCP (Open Compute Project) servers have been specially designed to function in immersion cooling tanks developed by SUBMER TECHNOLOGIES.
The range of OCtoPus servers, launched by 2CRSi in 2017, provides a tangible response to the energy requirements of datacenters in order to meet their ecological challenges1 with a reduction in the energy consumption of OCtoPus servers of more than 23% compared to equivalent servers fitted with ......read more
The prestigious CSR Label recognized Union Coop’s efforts in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives for the seventh year in a row
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 06, 2019: Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE, has been awarded the Dubai Chamber Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Label for the seventh consecutive year. This is a recognition of the retail pioneer’s distinguished efforts in the field of corporate social responsibility and its commitment to develop responsible practices, its role in supporting vital sectors through participation and organizing community initiatives and environmental – friendly activities.
From Union Coop, Mr. Mohammed Berregad, Director of Admin Affairs Dept. received the award from H.E. Majid Saif Al ......read more
The customer-centric AI innovations build on du’s drive towards enhancing patient safety and physician efficiency through technological innovation
Dubai, UAE, 6 October 2019: Through its commitment to making the United Arab Emirates the happiest country in the world, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has unveiled three innovative Artificial Intelligence (AI) eHealth solutions during GITEX Technology Week.
During the event showcase, du is enabling visitors and government ministries the chance to experience AI’s role in the future of the health and diagnostics space.
Collaborating with three best-in-class AI companies, Infermedica, Infervision and Enbisys, du is showcasing unique AI-enabled healthcare applications at GITEX 2019. Not only do these applications augment du’s ......read more
5 Pillars, One Belt One Road event, Football Investment World Cup & Fun Run are major highlights of the event to be held in Dubai on 24-26 March 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 05, 2019: Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), world’s leading investment platform, an initiative of the UAE Ministry of Economy, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, is gearing up to mark its 10th edition at Dubai World Trade Centre on 24-26 March 2020.
AIM 2020 themed ‘Investing for the Future: Shaping Global Investment Strategies’ will offer delegates from around 150 countries a unique platform to keep abreast of latest trends and best practices in investments around the world.
Registration for ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 03, 2019: Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE signed agreements with ‘Fish Farms’ and exporters in the People’s Republic of China, which will contribute towards the price reduction of Fish and marine products by 20 to 25%, compared to the current prices. In addition to building a sustainable Food and Fish security in the country, this move will lead to a rise in Union Coop's purchases of marine products to approx. AED 45 Million annually.
Mr. Yaqoob Al Balooshi, Fresh Category Trade Dept. Manager, Union Coop believes the move will contribute towards sustainable economic development and support the initiatives of environmental government agencies as well. He said: - “The agreements signed with the Chinese will contribute ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 02, 2019: Alpen Capital (ME) Limited, Dubai, was recognized once again with the Dubai Chamber CSR Label. This is the eighth consecutive year that the organization has won the accolade for its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts.
H.E. Majid Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry presented the award to Sameena Ahmad, Managing Director, Alpen Capital and Blessy Maben, Assistant Vice President, Alpen Capital at a special event held yesterday.
Alpen Capital has always shown a strong commitment to inculcating CSR and sustainability practices as a part of its everyday work life.
Alpen Capital’s CSR framework is an integral part of its business strategy and is reflected in its approach towards employees, vendors, the larger community ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 02, 2019: The fund industry in the Arabian markets including Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates enjoyed overall estimated net inflows of $2.5 bn in H1 2019 according to Refinitiv Lipper Data.
These inflows occurred in a volatile but positive market environment driven by discussions about a possible trade war between the U.S. and China, a possible return of the euro crisis caused by developments in Italy and France, and a general economic slowdown with decreasing earnings at the company level. Nevertheless, since the equity markets showed a rebound over the course of H1 2019, one would expect to see net inflows into mutual funds.
“The overall assets under management in the Arabian fund markets increased from $30.5 bn to $32.4 bn in ......read more
The event was powered by industry stalwarts including Saudi Aramco, SABIC, Siemens, ADNOC, Kuwait Oil Company, Yokogawa and several others
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 02, 2019: The selection of right instrumentation plays a vital role across varied industries. It aids in heightened efficiencies, allows for reduced environmental impacts and is a valuable face to stay competitive. In lieu of the same, major stakeholders from oil and gas, logistics, as well as the aviation industry discussed latest technologies related to Instrumentation control, Automation and Industrial Cyber Security at the Middle East Instrumentation Control and Automation Conference & Showcase (MEICA) that took place in Dubai recently.
Spanning over three days, from 1st to 3rd October, the event witnessed the presence of leading ......read more
du is providing the new iPhone 11 line-up to both individual and enterprise customers via a customer-centric range of offers
Dubai, UAE, 1st October 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), today announced it is offering the latest products from Apple, including iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, a new pro line for iPhone, as well as the new dual camera iPhone 11. Customers can order iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max from du’s retail outlets or online at www.du.ae.
‘Advanced Smartphone Offerings’
Fahad Al Hassawi, Deputy CEO – Telco Services at EITC, said: “At du, we are always on the lookout for innovative technology offerings to boost our customers’ lifestyles as well as the business continuity of the UAE’s enterprise ......read more
30 September 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The National Central Cooling Company PJSC “Tabreed,” the global leading UAE-based district cooling developer, participated in the United Nations Climate Action Summit 2019 and related side events, which took place in New York City, USA from 21 – 25 September 2019.
The summit brought together international stakeholders from the public and private sectors under the theme ‘A Race We Can Win. A Race We Must Win’ to discuss means of accelerating actions to implement the Paris Agreement on Climate Change by focusing on energy transition, climate finance and carbon pricing, industry transition, nature-based solutions, infrastructure, cities and local action, resilience and adaptation.
Through its participation in the “We Will: Efficient, Clean Cooling for ......read more
97 per cent of Al Ansari Exchange sales call center is managed and operated by Emiratis
UAE, September 30, 2019: Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, affirmed its commitment towards the UAE’s Emiratisation drive to boost the national workforce in the private sector in line with the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda. The company has positioned empowering Emirati youth at the forefront of its strategic priorities by focusing on attracting, nurturing and retaining national talents and guiding them in the best way to serve its growth strategy.
The company has implemented a long-term strategy in support of Emiratisation. To date, 11 percent of Al Ansari Exchange's workforce consists of Emiratis with plans to increase these figures ......read more
Participation In Monaco Yacht Show Underpins Rapidly Rising Profile Of The Yacht And Superyacht Sector In The UAE
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 30, 2019: P&O Marinas, a DP World company, has showcased Dubai’s position as a growing and highly sought-after destination for the global yachting community at the Monaco Yacht Show, superyacht enthusiasts and the leisure tourism industry at large.
The Dubai-based marina operator attracted sustained interest from visitors and leisure business leaders at the annual Monaco Yacht Show held at Port Hercules.
The P&O Marinas’ strategic participation was led by Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO, DP World, accompanied by Mohammed Al Muallem, CEO and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region and Mohammed Abdul Aziz Al ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 12 October 2019: The UAE and Belize recently signed an economic cooperation agreement to develop, enhance, and expand their cooperation on areas of mutual interests. The agreement was inked by H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, and H.E. Hon. Erwin Contreras, Belize’s Minister of Economic Development, Petroleum, Investment, Trade, and Commerce.
The agreement covers various major sectors, including trade of commodities and services, investment, transport, agriculture and food products, energy and renewable energy, industry and mining, ......read more
Move to enhance doing business and investing in UAE capital
Dubai, October 08, 2019: The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) successfully launched its new ‘Automatic Renewal’ initiative for economic licenses during the 39th edition of GITEX Technology Week. The launch, which happened at the Abu Dhabi Government Pavilion headed by the Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA), throws the spotlight on the new initiative that will now allow license renewal via SMS immediately after renewing the tenancy contract via ‘Tawtheeq’ System.
The move falls in line ......read more
Authority mandated to design, develop and implement data policy and standards to help accelerate emirate's digital agenda
Dubai, October 6, 2019- The Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA) has unveiled its new Abu Dhabi Data Management Program (DMP), a new data-centric open data platform and open data sharing ecosystem, during its participation at the 39th edition of GITEX Technology Week, the biggest tech show in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia (MENASA), which runs from October 6 to October 10, 2019 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
The Data Management Platform, ......read more
To support the UAE Federal Council Elections and facilitate voting, Ajman Bank has announced paid time off for its employees. All eligible Ajman Bank staff will be able to leave work 2 hours early at the end of the day from 1st to 3rd October to cast their votes.
Mr. Mohamed Amiri, Chief Executive Officer, Ajman Bank, stated, “Very often, people opt not to vote despite the significance because they are unable to take time away from work to cast a ballot. But it should not be that way. As businesses, employees, community members and citizens, it is our national duty and responsibility ......read more
Five Pillars, One Belt One Road event, Football World Cup & Fun Run are major highlights of the event to be held in Dubai on 24-26 March 2020
Dubai, September 29, 2019: Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), world’s leading investment platform, an initiative of the UAE Ministry of Economy, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, is gearing up to mark its 10th edition at Dubai World Trade Centre on 24-26 March 2020.
AIM 2020 themed ‘Investing for the Future: Shaping ......read more
BIOS Middle East will be participating at the week-long technology trade show with Cisco, highlighting the benefits of Multi-Cloud environments.
Dubai, UAE – September 29, 2019: Successfully advancing customers’ cloud journeys, UAE-headquartered BIOS Middle East together with global technology giant Cisco, will be showcasing how customers can efficiently and securely manage workloads across a multi-cloud environment, at the 39th edition of GITEX Technology Week, taking place from 6th to 10th October 2019 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
BIOS ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 28, 2019: The department has issued a 10-year Gold Card Visa ,Fine Tools Trading Partners VK Shamsuddin, Abdul Gafoor and Abdu Salam, hailing from Kodungalloor,kerala.
.the fine tools based in dubai employs over 300 people from India, the Philippines, Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh .
The company is a wholesale distributor of products from global companies such as Dewalt, Makita, esab, Aiken and Fisher .they are partners of Safe Plus Mechanical, Emirates Star Building Material, Trading,, Fine Tools Equipment and Services ......read more
HUECK is known for its collaborations with research & development institutes for system developments including green technology sector
September 26, 2019: HUECK Middle East Aluminium Systems, one of the leading and most trusted aluminium solutions system provider, is showcasing its latest, and some of the most innovative solutions for the façade industry at the ‘Windows, Doors and Facades Event 2019,’ which is being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from September 24-26, 2019.
One of the major highlights of the company’s participation this ......read more
Innovative internship program bolsters Abu Dhabi’s status as a world-class centre for finance and innovation
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 26 September, 2019: Anglo-Gulf Trade Bank (AGTB), a global pioneer in digital transaction banking, recently brought a new wave of fresh, creative, and curious financial minds to the world-leading financial hub of Abu Dhabi as part of the company’s inaugural internship program – the first of an ongoing program that aims to nurture hungry young minds in a unique professional environment.
AGTB hosted a number of undergraduates and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 25, 2019: Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) has launched the second edition of its global ‘Zurich Innovation Championship’, offering startups from around the world the opportunity to work with the global insurer to grow their business.
In its second year, the global contest which prides itself as one of the leading startup events in the world looks for established startups with commercially viable technologies and innovative business models. The startups could be from any sector, especially those who tackle ......read more
- A major milestone in the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program
- 53 SROs and ROs now qualified to work at the Barakah plant; of which 22 are UAE Nationals
- Certification is part of Operational Readiness; a key requirement of the Operating License Application
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 24 September 2019: The second group of 38 multinational Senior Reactor Operators (SROs) and Reactor Operators (ROs) of the Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), the operational subsidiary of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), have been officially certified by the Federal Authority ......read more
Event held under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Tahnoun bin Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan
Prominent Emirati and resident authors, artists and intellectuals to take part in a varied cultural programme, organised by Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi
Al Ain Book Fair set to run from September 24 to October 3
Al Ain, UAE – September 23, 2019: Under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Tahnoun bin Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, the Ruler's Representative in Al Ain, the 11th edition of Al Ain Book Fair (AABF) will launch on Tuesday 24 September, and will run until ......read more
September 23, 2019: In a glittering awards ceremony awarding the best of the regional maritime industry, H.E Eng. Hessa Al Malek, Marine Transport – Executive Director, Federal Transport Authority - Land & Maritime, was given the Integration of Women in the Maritime Sector Award while Capt. Rado Antolovic Phd, CEO & Managing Director, DP World - Maritime Services Division was awarded Personality of the Year 2019.
Also taking the spotlight at the 16th Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa were; Investment in People Award ......read more
Average rate increase of 4.9%, effective January 1, 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 23, 2019: DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, announced a price increase today that will take effect on January 1, 2020. The average shipment price will be 4.9% compared to 2019.
“It is our goal at DHL Express to support our customers in reaching their business goals by tailoring our services to the needs of their business. As a prerequisite, we have been investing heavily in our international network,” Geoff Walsh, ......read more
Maktoum bin Mohammed: Dubai’s steady ascent in rankings driven by DIFC’s remarkable success in building an ecosystem that fosters financial industry growth
• Dubai recognised as a top ten financial centre in Global Financial Centres Index for its role in contributing to the development of the regional economy and identifying new pathways to boost the financial technology sector
• Latest testament to the Centre’s dynamic and robust ecosystem which continues to disrupt the financial innovation sector and deliver exponential ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 23, 2019: More than 650 delegates, from over 50 countries, and 30 speakers headlined another thought-provoking and action-packed edition of the aviation security conference – AVSEC Global 2019. The symposium was officially opened earlier today by HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saaed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive Emirates Airline & Group.
The event was attended by dignitaries and VVIPs, including H.E. Engineer Sheikh Salem bin Sultan bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Department of Civil Aviation, Ras Al Khaimah and H.E ......read more
Appointment of three global leaders underscores RAK International Corporate Centre’s serious intentions to win the global flight to quality
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 23, 2019: His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of RAK International Corporate Centre (RAK ICC), has re-affirmed the RAK ICC’s commitment to achieve global recognition as a premium jurisdiction for company formation services and comply with global regulatory requirements and relevant international standards.
H.H. Ahmed’s statements came as RAK ICC recently ......read more
September 22, 2019: KhalifaSat, an earth observation satellite, congratulated people of KSA with a capture of the skyscraper, Kingdom Centre, image from space.
The image is 70 cm in resolution and taken from 6 degrees roll tilt angle.
KhalifaSat was fully developed at MBRSC facilities by Emirati engineers and was launched to space in October 2018. It has 5 patents and seven space innovations making it the most advanced satellite of its category in the world.
KhalifaSat provides images with specifications that meet the highest international standards in space ......read more
Providing reduced rates, significant cash discounts, flexible payment plans & fees waivers for end-users, investors & brokers
Invites home seekers and investors to avail exclusive offers during the 3-day exhibition in Dubai
Sharjah, UAE - 21st September 2019: Tilal Properties, a joint venture between Sharjah Asset Management and Eskan Real Estate Development, has announced its participation in the Cityscape Global 2019 in Dubai on September 25-27 at the Dubai World Trade Centre to showcase its flagship project Tilal City.
The mixed-use project with a gross area of about ......read more
The GCC region performed well compared to the rest of the world, most notably in the area of income, BCG’s latest SEDA global report reveals.
Dubai, September 19, 2019 — The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region has emerged as a global leader in several SEDA dimensions, according to a new report compiled by Boston Global Consulting Group (BCG), titled Measure Well-Being to Improve It: The 2019 Sustainable Economic Development Assessment. Coordinated and prudent macroeconomic policies have underpinned the GCC’s steady economic growth – particularly in terms ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 18, 2019: Peru, one of the most beautiful Latin American nations, exhibits a diverse range of inimitable home décor products with great vision and aesthetic qualities at INDEX Dubai.
The Peruvian pavilion will showcase a balance between innovation and tradition with unique and high-quality decorative items designed to meet the trends and demands of the market. Sustained by Peru's biodiversity, the variety of shapes and colors of its geography, the rich Incan heritage, and the multiple expressions of its culture; Peru home ......read more
Survey findings reveal that 9 out of 10 smart phone users play mobile games in the MENA region and among all the participants' regions, Egypt plays more often compared to others.
18th September, 2019: This year, world's largest mobile advertising network - AdColony organized its must-attend event’s Digital Industry Get Together for ACIS’19 in Istanbul, with over 350 leaders and 600 participants in the digital advertising industry. It was a 2-day event, hosted at swissotel the Bosphorus and captured insights from marketing professionals on topics like ......read more
Dubai, UAE (September 17, 2019): Group Partnership, a WPP company, has won back the DEWA creative services account following a five-way pitch.
The Dubai-based agency has been appointed to create and implement a plethora of communications supporting DEWA’s business, with a key focus being their innovation and sustainability agendas as the organization gears up for Expo 2020.
Group Partnership has previously had a long-standing relationship with the brand. During that time, the agency pioneered multiple initiatives that raised the creative bar of the ......read more
UAE retailer expects to cut down on usage of paper by 1 million tons a year
Dubai, UAE; 17th September 2019: Jumbo Electronics, the leading OmniChannel retailer in the region has launched a series of green initiatives to build a culture of environmental awareness and sustainability among shoppers and staff.
Since July 2019, Jumbo Electronics has replaced paper invoices with e-invoices sent by email to customers. In addition to being environmentally friendly, this initiative is also convenient for customers who will be able to locate their invoices easily at the time of any ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 17 September 2019: HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, honoured Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower in recognition of his pivotal role in enhancing the cooling sector in the Middle East, promoting Empower internationally, and supporting global strives for environmental sustainability over the past 15 years. The honouring ceremony was attended by Empower board members.
Empower’s efforts have contributed to achieving the vision of UAE’s wise ......read more