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  • Microsoft’s Imagine Cup 2017, in Partnership with Emaar, Empowers Young UAE Innovators

    Teams Green Jam, B.A.S.S. and iBins, swept to victory today in Dubai, at the UAE finals of Microsoft’s Imagine Cup 2017, a global technology competition that aims to deliver educational, entrepreneurial and employment opportunities for youth by acquiring critical skills. 

  • ‘Brexit’ move tips scale in GCC’s favor: report

    The UK’s impending historic withdrawal from the European Union (EU) is opening new opportunities for advancing the position of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) as an economic powerhouse, casting the spotlight on the strong bilateral trade ties between the GCC region and the European island nation, according to a new report titled ‘UK’s EU Referendum: Why ‘Brexit’ Matters to the GCC.’

  • A Star is Reborn Millennium & Copthorne Introduces The Biltmore Collection

    Millennium & Copthorne, Middle East and Africa today announced the introduction of The Biltmore Collection, a distinctive portfolio of unique luxury hotels that pay homage to the heritage, rich history and hallmark glamour of the original Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles. The brand will make its debut with the launch of Biltmore Tbilisi in Georgia this autumn closely followed by Bab Al Qasr in Abu Dhabi, with Biltmore Bateen Marina Abu Dhabi and Biltmore Riyadh, also scheduled to open over the next three years.

  • ABB motor sets world record in energy efficiency – saves half a million dollars

    Tests carried out on a 44 megawatt 6-pole synchronous ABB motor shortly before delivery showed an efficiency 0.25 percent greater than the 98.8 percent stipulated in the contract, resulting in the world record for electric motor efficiency. This efficiency improvement could save approximately $500,000 in electrical energy costs over the course of a 20-year lifetime for each motor.

  • ABB wins $30 million order to strengthen power infrastructure in Iraq

    ABB has won an order to supply and install a substation at the 3,000 megawatt (MW) Rumaila power plant, located in the Basra region of southern Iraq. The completed power plant will be operated by Shamara Holding Group (SHG), one of Iraq’s largest private industrial conglomerates and an independent power producer. The Rumaila power plant is expected to increase power generation capacity by about 20 percent and address acute shortages of electricity, hampering economic growth in the country. The order was booked in the second quarter of 2017.

  • AED 200,000 awaits Business Excellence Awards Winners

    Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) today opens its doors for entries for the RAKEZ Business Excellence Awards 2017. The awards recognises companies for their outstanding excellence, which played a key role in the economic development of the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. On its fourth year, the prominent awards programme comes back with exciting addition for the participants as it is set to give away a total of AED 200,000 cash prizes to the winners.  

  • Al Ghurair International Exchange Joins Hands with Western Union to Facilitate Remittances to Billions of Bank Accounts in 51 Countries

    Al Ghurair International Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide Money Transfer Company, announced its reach to over billions of bank accounts by joining hands with Western Union’s  account payout service which connects cross border consumers and eases the account credit facility with its fast, secure,  reliable and vast  global reach.

  • Al Thani Global Investment Holding Appoints New Group CEO Dr. Abdulrahman Al Ansari

    Al Thani Global Investment Holding, a Qatar-based investment company, has announced Dr. Abdulrahman Al Ansari as the company's new Group Chief Executive Officer.

  • AlScene Launches Custom Ramadan TV Schedule Generator

    AlScene.com might live and breathe online, but the innovative and irreverent team know that in Ramadan, TV reigns supreme. Working with MO4 Network's team of in-house developers, AlScene.com presents the region's first Custom Ramadan TV Schedule Generator. With just four simple clicks, the seasonal feature will create a unique schedule, customized to each user's preferences and the times of day they're free to watch.

  • Announcement Of The Invest In Mali Forum 2017

    The Invest in Mali Forum 2017, a major international event to promote Mali as a strategic location for business and investments in sub-Saharan Africa organised by the Mali Investment Promotion Agency (API-MALI) and supported by the World Bank will take place on December 7th and 8th 2017 in Bamako, Mali.

  • Asteco franchisees contribute 75% annual increase in sales

    Asteco, the Middle East’s largest independent full service real estate company, has underscored the success of its licensing division with the inaugural Asteco Franchise Awards, which took place at Towers Rotana in Dubai recently.

  • Azur Digital, CONTEXT and GfK keynote topics confirmed for DISTREE Middle East 2017 in Dubai

    DISTREE Middle East 2017 will include a packed conference programme comprising keynote presentations, workshops, VIP sessions and panel discussions. The event, which takes place from May 8-10th at the Meydan Hotel in Dubai, gathers together hundreds of senior executives from consumer tech vendors, distributors, retailers and e-tailers in one place at one time.

  • Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Absolution Announced!

    Activision and Infinity Ward have unveiled the first official details of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Absolution, the third DLC Map Pack for 2016’s No. 1 top-selling console video game in the United States (excluding hardware bundle sales), Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. The map pack features four new, diverse multiplayer maps, and a new zombies co-op experience called Attack of the Radioactive Thing!, set in a ‘50s era beach town where a government science experiment has gone horribly wrong. Absolution is scheduled to release July 6, first on the PlayStation Network for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, with other platforms to follow.

  • CENTARA HOTELS & RESORTS APPOINTS AVIAREPS AS ITS SALES PROMOTION REPRESENTATIVE IN THE MIDDLE EAST

    Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, recently appointed AVIAREPS to conduct the hospitality brand’s sales promotion activities within the Arabian Gulf countries of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. 

  • China Huayang Group Selects SkyPower as its Global Partner to Develop Solar Energy Projects Around the World

    SkyPower, the world's largest global developer of utility-scale solar energy projects, and China Huayang Economic and Trade Group Co., a Chinese state-owned company under the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, announced today that it has entered into a world-class partnership together.

  • Consumer Electronics Fashion CEF The BIG SHOPPER 2016 …Countdown begins!

    The countdown has started for the BIG shopper consumer electronics and fashion products exhibition.

  • Dalma Mall’s ‘100 Days of Wonders’ Campaign to Celebrate Union of Festivities

    Dalma Mall celebrates the 100 Days of Wonders, a summer campaign that combines the quintessence of Ramadan, Eid Al Fitr, Summer, Back to school and Eid Al Adha for an ongoing, non-stop festival packed with action. Spread over 100 days, the festival will see a lot of activities within the mall premises to bridle the festivities of the season.

  • DAMAN DISHES UP ESSENTIAL NUTRITIONAL ADVICE FOR TRIYAS 2017 COMPETITORS

    It’s one of the most important questions facing any athlete in the days, hours and minutes leading up to a triathlon – what should I eat and drink?

  • Dubai Health Authority Implements Omnicell Robotic Dispensing Solutions in Rashid and Dubai Hospitals

    Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL) today announced that the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has implemented its robotic dispensing systems in both Rashid and Dubai Hospitals to reduce the public's waiting period to receive medicines and increase patient satisfaction. The mission of the DHA—which includes hospitals, specialty centers, and DHA primary health centers—is to transform Dubai into a leading healthcare destination by fostering innovative and integrated care models and by enhancing community engagement.

  • EINVITE: UAE’S FIRST OFFICIAL EVENT ORGANIZATION APP LAUNCHES IN DUBAI

    Einvite, an app created by UAE-based company Nomadic Capital Limited, will be ready to launch in the country, just in time for Ramadan.