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Farah Naz, co-author of the book Image Credit: Supplied Climate change is an alarming topic, but what is often overlooked is the fact that to achieve sustainability, action must start in our cities. Rapid urbanization has resulted in overburdened infrastructure and services and unplanned sprawl. By 2050, cities will be home to an additional 2.5 …

Dubai Carmel School students Nicolas, Lara, Maryam, Jana with Jolly P Joy, IT HOD & Innovation Coordinator Image Credit: Supplied A team of students from Dubai Carmel School have been announced by the British Council as the national winners of the Your World 2021-22 video competition. The theme of the competition was Urban Life: Sustainable …

Strong points – 10 years of partnership – Promotion of contemporary art – Creation of the Richard Mille Art Prize Continuing its commitment to the advancement of contemporary art, the Richard Mille brand is proud to be associated with the Louvre Abu Dhabi for the next 10 years. Signaling the start of a dynamic, long-term …

Hrishikesh Datar and Rohit Datar, Directors, Al Adil Group Image Credit: Supplied Al Adil, the UAE’s leading name for Indian spices and masalas, has added a wide range of special items to enhance the variety of this year’s Makar Sankranti celebrations. Dr. Dhananjay (Jay) Datar, Chairman and Managing Director of Al Adil Trading Co LLC, …

Royal Enfield Clinic Image Credit: Provided Enfield Royal Clinic celebrates ten years of service in the United Arab Emirates by opening its last clinic in Abu Dhabi. The new clinic is located in Khalifa City – A, one of Abu Dhabi’s central locations. Like our other branches, it is equipped with the most modern equipment …

Dr Louise Lambert, Associate Professor of Psychology at the Canadian University of Dubai Image Credit: Provided The Middle East Psychology Association (MEPA) has launched a new division in positive psychology to provide a regional platform for research and knowledge exchange in the specialized discipline. The division was opened with a virtual launch event led by …

Image Credit: Provided JOMO (jomo.pk) Technologies, one of Pakistan’s fastest growing online fashion retailers, offering global and local fashion brands, today announced the launch of its new global asset. These changes come at a time when the tech company is evolving its offering and seeking to expand its global reach in the wake of a …

EFE executives (LR): Europe CEO of EFE Ana Martiningui; President and CEO Andrew Baird; Dima Najim, Director General of UAE; and Senior Vice President – Strategy, Partnerships and Communications, Jasmine Nahhas Di Florio, at the Dubai event Image Credit: Provided Dubai: Education for Employment (EFE), an organization focused on youth employment, reached the milestone of …

Image Credit: Provided Health and wellness is no longer just a buzzword, as research has shown that the UAE’s health landscape is affected by what we eat and how we live, leading to problems. alarming health issues: overweight, hypertension, diabetes and obesity. Dole, Al Ain Farms, Shield Me and Emirates Macaroni have launched the Health …

Alexander Maskevich, Chairman of the Board of Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) Image Credit: Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) is a group of companies covering production facilities in 15 countries around the world. And each of the many enterprises has to undergo the modernization process in accordance with current environmental and production requirements. “In total, ERG has …

Image Credit: A group of 200 students planted 200 saplings at the Al Qudra tree plantation site, in collaboration with Emirates Environment Group on December 15, 2021. When 200 young leaders took action to save the planet a tree in at the time it was a sight to behold. Through collaboration with Emirates Environmental Group, …

Winners – Team Blue Leopards of the American University of Sharjah Image Credit: Provided Curtin University Dubai’s 6th Annual DEWA Business Cup Challenge Awards Ceremony took place on December 6, 2021. The ceremony was a celebration of the outstanding achievements and innovative solutions offered by high school and college students. participating academics. The winners were …

The opening of the Folkart Dubai office was celebrated with an event that took place at the Mandarin Oriental Jumeira hotel in Dubai Image Credit: Provided Folkart’s office in Dubai precedes its offices to be opened in Berlin and Cologne, where the company has worked with partner companies in the German market. The opening of …

Ahmad Al Moosa, Co-Founder, McLedger and Saeed Al Marri, Deputy Managing Director, Dubai SME Image Credit: Provided McLedger, the region’s first local fintech cloud platform, has been named by Dubai SME as the official online accounting solution for UAE-based start-ups. It will be the single platform that will manage an integrated solution for Dubai SMEs, …

Image Credit: Provided On December 14, 2021 at the Dubai World Trade Center, Huckster MENA was proud to launch one of their most anticipated arms – Huckster Productions. The production house was formed by several big names in the Indian film industry, the most prominent member being Srinath Rajendran, the director of one of this …

Tristar Group CEO Eugene Mayne (right) received the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) award from The Mission to Seafarers regional director for the Middle East and South Asia Andy Bowerman. Image Credit: Provided The ongoing “Safety at Sea” initiatives of the Tristar Group aimed at protecting the health and well-being of seafarers were recognized by the …

Image Credit: Provided As the holiday season quickly approaches, schools in the UAE will be off for three weeks. It can be an exciting time for many people, but for some parents it can be difficult to cope with changes in routine, to keep their children entertained while maintaining their academic skills. The Doris Duan-Young …

Tristar Group CEO Eugene Mayne (center) with company staff – Khushnuma Hassan and Mohan D. from Business Excellence, Sundararaghavan from HR and Prasad KM from IT Image Credit: Provided Tristar Transport LLC was awarded in the transport and logistics category at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MRM) business award. Tristar Group CEO Eugene Mayne …

Image Credit: The third season of BeingShe Universe took place on November 29 at Float Dubai, aboard the retired Queen Elizabeth II. The event was enhanced by the presence of Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum who was the guest of honor, prominent guests and various media personalities. Wassim Mandil and Iman Harti presented the …

Image Credit: Provided Artificial intelligence has the potential to change the way we live, its impact on the world is unimaginable. In order to understand and assess this new technological era, Amity University Dubai has launched an artificial intelligence lab. The AI ​​lab is located in the university’s incubation center, a space dedicated to students …

Ramneek Sidhu, CEO of Digital Kings Image Credit: Provided Dubai, the homeland of the rich and the rich, has a well-established digital marketing network. The Rich’s Playground is succeeding by using its digital marketing campaigns to attract tycoons and billionaires to the city, and with a population of 3.43 million, the strategies are clearly working. …

Image Credit: Provided Edinburgh Cashmere launches international delivery to the United Arab Emirates as part of its global expansion. Soon in store in Dubai! Edinburgh Cashmere is a luxury fashion brand that produces only 100% pure cashmere and lambswool scarves, stoles, capes and blankets. Exclusive designs from iconic brands, attention to detail and attention to …

Presentail offers a multitude of additional services such as same day delivery and personalization of flower bouquets and gift cards. Image Credit: Provided Presentail is an online gift and flower ordering and delivery platform designed for the Lebanese diaspora. Through Presentail, Lebanese expats can send gifts to loved ones in Lebanon by browsing our website, …

From left to right – Satish Menon, CEO of RETL, Ramanathan Narayana, CFO of Dubai Insurance and Gaurav Baid, associate partner, AJMS Group Image Credit: Provided Dubai Insurance (DIN) and RETL, part of the AJMS Global group, announced the integration of DIGI-Comply, a proprietary sanction control and risk assessment tool, with their core insurance software. …

Ahmad Al Bedwawi, Manager – Quality Government Service Center, Maryam Albalooshi, DRH, Quality Government Service Center, Rashed Almaqoodi, President, Superjet Group, Major General Obaid Muhair bin Suroor, Deputy Director General of the General Directorate of Residence and Foreigners at Dubai and Masiuddin Mohammed, Managing Director, Superjet Group Image Credit: Provided Quality Government Service Center, a …

Image Credit: Provided Offering a distinct experience to all types of travelers, Leva Hotels has something exciting in store for its business guests. With the new LEVA CORrect booking tool, customers benefit from the best available room rate. All they have to do is visit stayleva.com, enter a unique user code, and explore a selection …

Image Credit: Provided Rivoli Vision announces a very special limited edition of OMEGA eyewear as it pays homage to the 50th anniversary of the United Arab Emirates. The UAE 50th anniversary edition of OMEGA eyewear takes on special significance as it marks a momentous occasion, indelibly etched in the archives of the unification of the …

Image Credit: Provided Over the years, GJ Real Estate has transcended to become a leading real estate developer in Ajman and the Northern Emirates. The company announced its new flagship project – Rital & Rinad Towers, located on Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Road, Ajman, United Arab Emirates. GJ Real Estate’s new premier towers offer attractive …

Image Credit: Provided Strong points The conference connects investors from some of the world’s largest financial institutions with government leaders to draw attention to EGX’s most exciting investments. EFG Hermes, the leading emerging frontier markets (EMF) financial services company, yesterday kicked off its fourth Egypt Day conference titled “Shaping the Investment Landscape”. Group, led by …

Jubail commercial port Image Credit: Provided Gulf Stevedoring Contracting Company (GSCCO), part of the Gulftainer group of companies, announced improvements to the commercial port of Jubail. With the upgrades completed, the port now has the capacity to handle 1.8 million twenty-foot containers (TEUs) per year. By increasing export volumes to Jubail, exporters in the Kingdom …

Image Credit: Provided Shanxi Week was simultaneously unveiled on the provincial capital Taiyuan main site, the Dubai site and via the webcast. At the opening ceremony, He Tiancai, Vice Governor of Shanxi Province, delivered a speech on behalf of the Shanxi Provincial Party Committee and the provincial government. Recorded video speeches by Ali Al Dhaheri, …

Image Credit: Provided Dubai Heriot-Watt University has announced that it will host WATTXPO at its Dubai campus at Knowledge Park on Friday, November 19, 2021 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. WATTXPO will see the campus transform into several pavilions that will showcase the various programs offered by the University, include a series of engaging …

Image Credit: Provided The Doris Duan-Young Autism Center (DDY) is pleased to announce the launch of its brand new website! After years of hard work and dedication, the center is delighted to officially share this with all of you! The website features the following, but not limited to: a refreshed look at the facilities at …

UAE’s leading immigration consultant expands horizons Image Credit: Provided DM Consultants, a trusted name in the immigration industry, recently announced plans to open their very first office in the Philippines. The brand also revealed its intention to increase its visibility in India through new branches in different cities and overall significantly increase its global presence …

Shanfir Abdurahman, Chief Financial Officer, Superjet Group, Maria Javier, Managing Director, Superjet Tours, Rashed Al Maqoodi, President, Superjet Group, Masiuddin Mohammed, Managing Director, Superjet Group and Mohammed Hussain, Chief Visa Officer, Superjet Group Image Credit: Provided Superjet Tours, a subsidiary of Superjet Group, celebrated its 15th anniversary in the United Arab Emirates earlier this week. …

Shireen Kapoor, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, ACE Luxury Immigration Solutions Image Credit: Provided ACE Luxury Immigration Solutions will host the Business Immigration to Canada Seminar in Dubai at the DoubleTree by Hilton – Business Bay on Saturday. Investors, businessmen, businesswomen and budding entrepreneurs from all over the UAE will be able to interact directly with …

Image Credit: Provided 800CarGuru, the UAE’s largest and fastest growing auto repair service provider, has reached over 100 employees and more than 30 vehicles roaming in the UAE, serving over 150,000 customers . Created by Syed Ovais, the company was founded in 2017 with a small office in Dubai International City with just a few …

Image Credit: Joyalukkas Joyalukkas, the world’s favorite jeweler, has announced a festive cashback offer to make this Diwali shimmering and joyful for its customers. John Paul Alukkas, Managing Director of International Operations at Joyalukkas Group, said that as part of the festive cash back offer, customers could benefit from this Diwali, which is one of …

Neeraj Gupta, CEO, Policybazaar UAE Image Credit: Provided PB Fintech FZ-LLC (Policybazaar UAE), an online financial aggregator has entered into a technical / API integration with Al Etihad Credit Bureau (AECB) to implement real-time eligibility checks for credit card applications on the basis of the credit score of the AECB and banks approval criteria. Policybazaar …

Pankaj Solanki, COO; Izaan Khan, CTO / Vice President and Soorya Srinivasan, CEO Image Credit: Provided Xponent is the first investment app of its kind, which allows users to link their bank account and earn returns on their spare currency investment. Each time a user makes a transaction, the amount is rounded off and the …

Image Credit: Provided In May this year, for the first time in Dubai, the Modern Vet team of five veterinarians performed PDA surgery on an eight-month-old Pomeranian puppy who suffered from a severe congenital heart defect, Patent Ductus Arteriosus ( PDA). The ductus arteriosus is the communication between two large vessels leaving the heart: the …

President Biden announced his spending proposals of more than $ 4.5 billion and the accompanying tax hikes as an investment in “rule the world rather than let it slip away. Yet, paradoxically, a new analysis exposes a huge way in which Biden’s plans would make the United States less competitive in the global market to …

Image Credit: Keerthana Dana Sekaran’s story already resonates with the success stories of many Indian expats living in Dubai. Originally from the village of Kotapolur, Andhra Pradesh, she was raised by her grandparents who were farmers by profession. Recognizing the importance of maintaining their livelihood and educating their daughters, her parents ventured to foreign countries …

Mike Butler, CEO of Kava & Chai Image Credit: Provided Kava & Chai, collaborated with The Reach Campaign, an awareness and fundraising initiative launched in February 2019 to fight neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). Reach campaign spokesperson Muna Abdulla Alhammadi, program manager, said: “This campaign is the latest effort in the UAE’s long-standing commitment to end …

Image Credit: We rarely see examples of outstanding achievement in less time. Techugo’s story is one of those exceptions! This innovation hub has grown considerably in just six years and has delivered formidable applications. In addition, it has successfully adapted to the best brands. Fortune 500 companies, Global 2000, Future Unicorns startups and celebrities like …

Image Credit: Shutterstock One of the most anticipated technology events on the blockchain – The Blockchain Innovation Summit will open on October 27, 2021 at the luxurious Palazzo Versace Dubai, from 3 p.m. ICICB has the incredible honor of delivering an experience that promises to deliver the spark of a revolutionary moment in time. More …

Laureates of the first edition of the Gulf Business Tech Awards Image Credit: Provided Dubai: The first edition of the GB Tech Awards 2021 saw 22 winners take top honors. Hosted by Motivate Media Group and Gulf Business, the awards honored the biggest names in the tech industry and who have delivered innovative digital products …

Sanjeevv Bhatia, Chairman of SB Group and CEO of Netix Global BV Image Credit: Provided Strong points The Sanjeevv Bhatia group, headquartered in Dubai, as well as subsidiaries Netix Controls, ODS Global and Teknoware, will participate in the next physical edition of the Stakeholder Conference 2021 as a sponsor. The subsidiaries will each present their …

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) booth at the 41st GITEX Technology Week hosted the signing of several MoUs. Image Credit: Provided Dubai: The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) booth at the 41st GITEX Technology Week hosted the signing of several MoUs between DEWA, ​​Digital DEWA, ​​its digital branch and DEWA subsidiaries of …

Image Credit: Provided We all have goals we want to achieve, challenges we strive to overcome, and times when we feel stuck. Partnering with a coach from the International Coaching Federation (ICF) can change your life and set you on the path to greater personal and professional growth. For over two decades, coaching has been …

Lex Webster, Co-CEO of Exinity. Image Credit: Provided Dubai: Exinity, the new wealth engine, launched two new trading and investment solutions on Wednesday, Exinity Trader and Exinity World. The launch of Exinity Trader and Exinity World will simplify risk-driven trading and investing, allowing more ambitious individuals in the Middle East region to participate in trading …

While 136 countries – including Singapore – have signed a landmark agreement establishing an overall minimum corporate tax rate of 15%, there is no doubt how this will affect the city-state. After all, small business havens like Singapore are the primary target of this global deal, as part of an effort by governments around the …

Wednesday 05 October 2021 / 12:12 p.m. / Ottoabasi Abasiekong for WebTV / Header image credit: WebTV At the 2021 Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria annual conference, stakeholders believed that the nation had much to gain from fully embracing the new principles of the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) and emerging trends in corporate governance. …

Friday, August 27, 2021 / 09:35 PM / Proshare Markets / Header Image Credit: Ecographics   Key Highlights The equities market recorded positive performance – the listed equities market, NGXASI, recorded a +0.01% gain WoW while the NASD OTC also closed positive with a +0.04% gain. The BDC, IEFX and NAFEX rates depreciated. The Brent …

The modern obsession with corporate culture dates back to the 1980s when two former McKinsey consultants – Tom Peters and Robert Waterman – wrote a bestseller called In search of excellence. Strong cultures, they argued, could explain the long-term performance of the company. The success of Japanese companies could be explained by their culture – …