Central Bank to serve as the developer of Lebanon’s Land Bank

Central Bank to serve as the developer of Lebanon’s Land Bank

Beirut, Lebanon, January27, 2020: Some may wonder why the Banque du Liban operates a vital facility such as Middle East Airlines. The reason for this was the bankruptcy of Intra Bank in the 1960s, which made the central bank the owner of the airline since then.When any institution in the world is liquidated, its physical assets are sold to fulfill the rights of its creditors, and this is what happened with Intra Bank at the time. In a simple economic approach, we can say that the Lebanese state owes the…

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Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA takes over Al Dana Diamond Makkah

Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA takes over Al Dana Diamond Makkah

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (January27, 2020) – Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA, one of the fastest-growing regional hotel management companies in the Middle East & Africa according to October 2019 report issued by STR, formerly known as Smith Travel Research, is pleased to announce the taking over Al Dana Diamond Makkah and rebranding it as M Hotel Al Dana Makkah. Aligning with the robust expansion plan Millennium Hotel & Resorts MEA, this property will add 611 keys to its inventory of 3,240keys in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Situated in…

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Ruler of Dubai visits 45th edition of Arab Health

Ruler of Dubai visits 45th edition of Arab Health

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27th January 2020:His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai visited Arab Health Exhibition and Congress 2020 on the opening day of the event (Monday 27th January). Arab Health will welcome more than 55,000 healthcare and trade professionals from more than 159 countries and 4,250 exhibiting companies from over 64 countries to the Dubai World Trade Centre from 27 – 30 January for the 45th edition of the largest healthcare event in the Middle East. Commenting on the…

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GIAS 2020 kicked off today in Dubai

GIAS 2020 kicked off today in Dubai

Dubai, UAE, 27th January 2020 The second edition of the Global Investment in Aviation Summit (GIAS 2020) kicked off today (Monday) at Madinat Jumeirah, with an overwhelming participation of ministers of aviation and heads of civil aviation authorities from the UAE, the region and wider world, who will discuss the world’s leading aviation investment projects, as well as opportunitiesand challenges in the sector. Organised by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), The three -day summit features a record-breaking number of events, including a line-up of interactive panel discussions and inspiring…

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Multi-Oscar Nominated ‘Little Women’ Hits Cinemas Across the Middle East on January 30th

Multi-Oscar Nominated ‘Little Women’ Hits Cinemas Across the Middle East on January 30th

Dubai (January 27th, 2020):Following this month’s bignews that Little Women has been nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, at the upcoming Oscars 2020, Empire Entertainment has announced thatthe filmis set for its long-awaited release in cinemas across the Middle East on January 30th.Directed by Greta Gerwig, the filmimmerses the audience in the memories, moments, accidents of fate and acts of will that form the March sisters – ink-stained, defiantly independent writer Jo; nurturing, principled, would-be actor Meg; fragile, open-hearted musician Beth; clever, aspirational painter Amy – into their…

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KAAKI and INDEX Sign MOU to Boost E-sports in the Middle East

KAAKI and INDEX Sign MOU to Boost E-sports in the Middle East

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 27 January 2020: Kaaki Sports Group, a prominent sport player in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions, a leading event management company in the UAE, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) -Cooperation Agreementyesterday, in Riyadh, the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The agreement aims to improve cooperation and strengthen collaboration between both entities, in regards to organizing exhibitions, events and competitions of international reputein the field of e-sports in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The MoU-signing ceremony,…

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GulfDrug Celebrates 50 Years of Care, Trust and Commitment of Providing for and Growing with Health Institutions in the UAE

GulfDrug Celebrates 50 Years of Care, Trust and Commitment of Providing for and Growing with Health Institutions in the UAE

23 January, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Established in 1969 and tied to the early history of healthcare in the UAE, GulfDrug LLC marks its 50th anniversary as a premier provider of healthcare products, services, and solutions in the country. Fast forward a few decades, the company has entered 2020 with a comprehensive group of healthcare technology and innovation leaders, branched via its various divisions, and has big growth plans. Starting off as an ancillary pharmacy to a small private clinic, Dr. Hassan Al Moosa Private Clinic, in the once ‘downtown’…

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FAMILY ADVENTURE MOVIE “THE CALL OF THE WILD” STARRING HARRISON FORDRELEASES THROUGHOUT THE UAE ON 20TH FEBRUARY

FAMILY ADVENTURE MOVIE “THE CALL OF THE WILD” STARRING HARRISON FORDRELEASES THROUGHOUT THE UAE ON 20TH FEBRUARY

Dubai, United Arab Emirates,January 2020 –American adventure movie “The Call of the Wild” starring Harrison Ford (Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope and Indiana Jones – Raiders of the Lost Ark), Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb), Omar Sy (Jurassic World), Karen Gillan (Jumanji: The Next Level and Avengers: Infinity War) and Bradley Whitford (The West Wing and The Good Guys).alongside a clever digitally animated canine friend Buck releases throughout the UAE 20th February. Directed by renowned animation director Chris Sanders…

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Wandercraft, a pioneer in walking robotics, is exhibiting for the first time at the ARAB HEALTH trade show in Dubai in 2020 booth Z2L15

Wandercraft, a pioneer in walking robotics, is exhibiting for the first time at the ARAB HEALTH trade show in Dubai in 2020 booth Z2L15

United Arab Emirates- Founded in 2012, Wandercraft is a French company that has pioneered realistic and autonomous walking exoskeletons. Wandercraft’s team works at the cutting edge of walking robotics, in partnership with the leading medical teams and dynamic robotics laboratories in both Europe and USA. In France, Wandercraft works alongside the Kerpape CMRRF and the Centre HOPALE-Jacques Calvé on exoskeleton development, as well as with the Pionsat CMPR APAJH which is investigating clinically, the effects of the exoskeleton on the rehabilitation of the standing and walking exercises. It has received…

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Jannah Hotels & Resorts Records Successful Participation at Saudi Arabia Hospitality Investment Conference (SHIC)

Jannah Hotels & Resorts Records Successful Participation  at Saudi Arabia Hospitality Investment Conference (SHIC)

29 January 2020, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Jannah Hotels & Resorts participated at the industry leading event, the Saudi Arabia Hospitality Investment Conference (SHIC), that took place on 21st and 22nd January in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. SHIC 2020 brought together more than 350 dignitaries, developers, investors, hotel owners and operators to discuss the future of the kingdom’s ever-growing hotel market in light of the event theme, ‘Transform Tomorrow’. The event featured more than 90 high-profile speakers from companies paving the way in Saudi Arabia’s hospitality investment industry, and have addressed various…

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Introducing Sphero: Revolutionary urinals with built-in intelligence

Introducing Sphero: Revolutionary urinals with built-in intelligence

Introducing Sphero: Revolutionary urinals with built-in intelligence   January 28, 2020: Ideal Standard, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of bathroom solutions, has launchedSphero, its new collection of pioneering urinals.Designed in partnership with the award-winning StudioLevien, the Sphero collection features stylish aesthetics and usesbuilt-in smart technology which allows for greater levels of cleanlinessand water saving capabilities in all commercial spaces. The new range marks a step forward in urinal performance, meeting the needs of professionals and users alike. The intelligentSpherorange comprises three differently-sized models. These are available to suit a variety of…

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Mall of the Emirates to celebrate family and fortune this Chinese New Year

Mall of the Emirates to celebrate family and fortune this Chinese New Year

Dubai, UAE, 26January2020:Mall of the Emirates is bringing good luck and prosperity to the community until Saturday,1 Februaryas it hosts anauthentic Chinese New Year celebration complete with rewards, honoured Chinese traditions, and magnificent entertainment. In the spirit of good fortune, the mall is offering several generous opportunities to winprizes. Celebrating the lucky numbers this Chinese New Year, AED 12,000in winnings are up for grabs each day for guests that spend AED 1,000 at any outlet. In line with the hóngbāo gift-giving tradition, when shoppers spend AED 500 in a given…

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Royal Brompton &Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care present life-saving alternative heart valve procedures for patients in the Middle East

Royal Brompton &Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care present life-saving alternative heart valve procedures for patients in the Middle East

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26 January 2020 – An aging population coupled with poor lifestyle choices continue to be aleading cause of cardio vascular diseases (CVDs) in the Middle East. As a result, patients continue to look for alternative and minimally invasive surgical heart procedures that will ultimately save their lives. During Arab Health 2020 and for the first time in the region, Royal Brompton &Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care (RB&HH) will present two leading advancements during live surgical demonstrations that provide hope to patients who are specifically suffering with aortic…

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Dubai Customs celebrates International Customs Day and 3rd UAE Customs Week

Dubai Customs celebrates International Customs Day and 3rd UAE Customs Week

Dubai – 20 January 2020: Dubai Customs celebrated the International Customs Day and the 3rd UAE Customs Week today Sunday 26th January. With the theme “Dubai Customs:Driving Sustainability” the events of the 3rd UAE Customs Week kicked off today at the Etihad Museum with the presence of Sultan bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman & CEO and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation, Ahmed bin Lahej, Director General of Federal Customs Authority and Ahmed MahboobMusabih, Director General of Dubai Customs. The event coincides with the International Customs Day…

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GARAGE: A CULINARY MOVEMENT AT W ABU DHABI – YAS ISLAND

GARAGE: A CULINARY MOVEMENT AT W ABU DHABI – YAS ISLAND

W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island, introduces GARAGE its new disruptive culinary movement driven by a passion for flavor and fueled by diversity. The concept is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a Friday brunch launching on 31 January 2020. The interior of GARAGE is a beautifully designedopen kitchen journey,spread over 5 unique cuisines, with each outlet designed for people to interact with the Chefs and watch their food being prepared! Additionally,guests are able to enjoy stunning seating outdoors during the cooler months, overlookingthe racetrack and Marina. The multi-faceted…

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month When did you last have your Pap Smear Test?

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month When did you last have your Pap Smear Test?

It’s cervical cancer awareness month and as well as raising awareness, it is a great opportunity to highlight the importance of regular screening tests and follow up care to prevent cervical cancer. With branches that are all equipped with expertly-trainedgynecologists, Aster Clinics is encouraging women to book in for their PAP smear and HPV vaccine at their nearest community branch. In the UAE, at least 108 women are newly diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women worldwide, however it is also…

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EMAAR CELEBRATES A NEW ICONIC ADDITION TO THE DUBAI SKYLINE WITHADDRESS SKY VIEW OFFICIAL OPENING

EMAAR CELEBRATES A NEW ICONIC ADDITION TO THE DUBAI SKYLINE WITHADDRESS SKY VIEW OFFICIAL OPENING

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 26th, 2020– Emaar Hospitality Group celebrated the official opening of its latest project, Address Sky View, in Downtown Dubai. Held at the hotel’s much anticipated rooftop restaurant, Ce La Vi, Emaar’s Chairman, Mr. Mohamed Alabbar, and Emaar Hospitality Group’s Chief Operating Officer, Chris Newmanattended the ceremony and spoketo the company’s past accomplishments and future endeavors. The Address Sky View opening showcased its importance with the appearance of Mr. Alabbar inaugurating the hotel. The Chairman of Emaar celebrated the four openings across Emaar Hospitality Group in…

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MG Motor smashes Middle East records again in 2019

MG Motor smashes Middle East records again in 2019

(26thJanuary 2020, Middle East)New car buyers across the Middle East demonstrated their enthusiasm for the exciting new range of MG cars in record numbers in 2019, with sales of the British-born manufacturer’s cars shooting up by a remarkable 130 percent. MG Motor’s record regional sales of 15,928 models came against the backdrop of challenging market conditions. Yet the brand enjoyed significant growth in all countries, led by the popularity of its compact sedan models, and RX5 and ZS SUVs.In just 12 months, the company doubled its market share across the…

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Philips highlights growing role of command center approach for managing healthcare at Arab Health

Philips highlights growing role of command center approach for managing healthcare at Arab Health

Dubai, United Arab Emirates–At Arab Health, Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology,today highlighted the growing role of a networked‘commandcenter’ approach to healthcare delivery in the region. Together with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health (MOH), the company recently implementedthe country’s first nationwide virtual cardiology network (TAJI), connecting specialists across eight hospitals with the goal of improving patient care.In addition, Philips is partnering with MouwasatHospital Group to implement its first eICU platform in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The solution will provide advanced…

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MetLife Clients in The Gulf to Receive Enhanced User Experience with Launch of Data Engine, DataWorx

MetLife Clients in The Gulf to Receive Enhanced User Experience with Launch of Data Engine, DataWorx

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates– (BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— Employers in the Gulf can look forward to a more interactive way to make informed financial and health decisions thanks to the launch of MetLife’s enhanced data analytics engine, DataWorx. DataWorx is an advanced analytics engine that provides employers with insight-driven, visual reports detailing the financial performance of their medical policy, and clinical experience of their employees. The new engine will empower employers to make better, more informed decisions to be able to fully customize the benefits for each of their employees. According to…

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