What Biopharma Needs, BIO KOREA 2020 International Convention Delivers Online

What Biopharma Needs, BIO KOREA 2020 International Convention Delivers Online

CHEONGJU, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire) –  The BIO KOREA Organizing Committee announced it will hold the BIO KOREA 2020 International Convention scheduled for May 18–23 as an online convention instead of an in-person event for this year. The decision was based on the impact of COVID-19, the safety of the attendees and global health recommendations regarding large, in-person gatherings. BIO KOREA 2020 Online Convention Date: May 18 09:00 to 23 18:00 (KST) Point of Access: www.biokorea.org Program: Online Business Forum with Partnering, Virtual Exhibition, e-Conference, Invest Fair, Job Fair Online Business…

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Worldwide prayers for an end to Coronavirus pandemic

Worldwide prayers for an end to Coronavirus pandemic

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, In response to the Higher Committee of Human Fraternity (HCHF) calls to pray for humanity today, 14th May, people of all races, colours, ethnicities, and nationalities stood together in an unprecedented event to pray and supplicate to God for an end to the COVID-19 pandemic, and to guide and inspire scientists find a vaccine. From the very first moment the HCHF announced its great initiative, the call gained the blessing and support of the two most prominent religious leaders in the world; His Eminence Dr. Ahmed…

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Berton in Al Furjan reaches 21% construction milestone Berton’s seven levels overlook scenic vistas of Dubai’s skyline while granting residents easy access to the city’s many points of interest without them having to live in the bustle of it all

Berton in Al Furjan reaches 21% construction milestone

 Azizi Developments, a leading real estate developer in the UAE, has announced the 21% completion of Berton in Al Furjan. The property is an exceptionally well-connected residential development in the heart of Dubai’s new growth corridor, Al Furjan. Berton’s structure currently stands at 32 per cent, while external works and infrastructure developments are progressing at a rapid pace. In alignment with Azizi Developments’ commitment to timely delivery, the company aims to complete the 245-unit development, which comprises 190 studio units, 41 one-bedroom and 14 two-bedroom apartments as well 16 luxury…

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Nationwide Carrefour donation campaign to bring Ramadan essentials to those in need

Nationwide Carrefour donation campaign to bring Ramadan essentials to those in need

Carrefour has partnered with the Emirates Red Crescent to provide families across the UAE with boxes of essential food items during the Holy Month Dubai, UAE, 12 May 2020: Carrefour, operated by Majid Al Futtaim, has launched a donation campaign across its UAE stores that invites shoppers to provide boxes of essential Ramadan items to families in need during the holy month. In partnership with the Emirates Red Crescent charity, the initiative encourages customers to purchase boxes worth AED 50 or AED 100 online or in Carrefour stores across the…

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Ogilvy’s Paul O’Donnell voted President of EACA

Ogilvy’s Paul O’Donnell voted  President of EACA

Paul O’Donnell, Chief Executive of Ogilvy EMEA has been elected as the new President of the EACA UNDER EMBARGO UNTIL 8 AM MAY 12TH Brussels/London, 12 May 2020: Paul O’Donnell, Chief Executive of Ogilvy EMEA has been voted as the new President of the European Association of Communications Agencies (EACA) for a two-year term. He succeeds Dominic Grainger, Chief Executive Officer, WPP Specialist Communications, who has been EACA’s head since 2016. O’Donnell’s two-year tenure will be focussed on increasing co-operation and collaboration across Europe as the world’s largest advertising market…

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CEO Ekholm: “More than ever, connectivity is key”

CEO Ekholm: “More than ever, connectivity is key”

Speaking at the kickoff of a new online event series, Ericsson President and CEO, Börje Ekholm, highlighted the importance of connectivity during times of crisis and the opportunity we now have to rethink the role of networks in the future. Speaking from his home over a videoconference link, Ekholm delivered a keynote speech that kicked off a new series of online events, the Ericsson UnBoxed Office.  “Our absolute highest priority remains the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees, our customers and our partners,” said Ekholm reflecting on the ongoing…

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OPPO Enco W31 wireless headphones: the perfect pair for your lifestyle

OPPO Enco W31 wireless headphones: the perfect pair for your lifestyle

The headphones are available on OPPO website and Noon for AED 299 and a special flash sale will take place on May 15th and 16th on the e-commerce website Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 May 2020: Following the launch of Reno3 series, the leading global technology brand, OPPO has introduced its first wireless headphone in the Middle East, OPPO Enco W31. Building on its rich user experience and robust audio technology capabilities, OPPO is taking a step ahead to bring industry-leading sound quality and highly synchronized audio for an immersive…

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As Social Distancing Continues, Mobile Gaming Grows in the Middle East by 25% and set to triple in size to $4.4 billion by 2022

As Social Distancing Continues, Mobile Gaming Grows in the Middle East by 25% and set to triple in size to $4.4 billion by 2022

UAE, 12 May, 2020: Consumers’ attention across the globe has turned from outward spaces to the internal spaces of the home, as we all start operating our daily lives within four walls and within the confines of technology – such as our work, communication with others, etc. But what we are looking for has also changed. While social-networking sites are reporting massive spikes in use due to social isolation, the vast majority of that growth is less from users scrolling through feeds. Instead, people are leveraging messaging services such as…

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Dubai Media City Launches GAME_ON Series to Tap UAE’s Growing Video Game Market

Dubai Media City Launches GAME_ON Series to Tap UAE’s Growing Video Game Market

Instagram Live sessions zero in on gaming industry in collaboration with ON.DXB Inaugural session features Dubai’s ‘Game Guru’ Ahmad Al-Natsheh, Founder and Lead Developer of Khosouf Studio Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 May 2020: Dubai Media City has announced a new Instagram Live series called GAME_ON featuring regular video game development workshops hosted in collaboration with ON.DXB. Ahmad Al-Natsheh, Founder and Lead Developer of Dubai-based Khosouf Studio, which has produced everything from VR-powered skydiving experiences to light-hearted mobile apps, will kick off the inaugural workshop on Thursday, 14 May, at…

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A New Aesthetic Beauty Store in the GCC direct to your doorstep

A New Aesthetic Beauty Store in the GCC  direct to your doorstep

Basharashop is a new e-commerce platform that was launched lately; and which provides lavishing collection of treatments for the face and body that unlocks the secrets to a healthy and beautiful skin. Health and Beauty; a $300 billion industry, remains one of the fastest-growing ecommerce categories with online sales rising since year 2016 to $28 billion globally. It is also known that the eCommerce Aesthetic beauty industry faces some unique challenges when distributing products within the online market. The reason for that is the market itself still depends on clinics and…

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Al Majid Motors Co. announces exclusive Ramadan offers

Al Majid Motors Co. announces exclusive Ramadan offers on latest Kia models

 Al Majid Motors Co., the sole distributor of Kia Motors in the UAE, has announced exclusive Ramadan sales on its latest models, including the Picanto, Pegas, Cadenza, K900, Sportage, Sorento, and Carnival. As per the sale, the sporty and stylish Kia Picanto will be available for AED 34,900 — down from the original price of AED 39,900 — while the Pegas will be available for AED 37,900 (down from AED 43,900) and the K900 at AED 229,000, down from AED 249,900. Also, the Cadenza, the brand’s front-drive sedan, is priced…

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Pinza announces extension of its contest till 1 June

Pinza announces extension of its contest till 1 June

Pinza, the Dubai-born modern ‘pinzeria,’ has announced an extension on its offer, where customers can win a luxury home in MAG 5 Boulevard – Dubai South, until 1 June. All Dubai and Abu Dhabi customers have to do is order their favourite blend of the healthiest, hand-kneaded pizza crust directly from the website (www.pinza.com), Pinza’s Instagram page (@itspinza), or from Deliveroo or Chatfood. Foodies looking to own or move into a brand-new apartment in one of Dubai’s up-and-coming areas are eligible for the draw with every AED 50 spent at…

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Truebell supporting vulnerable communities and healthcare workers Leading GCC importer launches initiative to provide food donations to essential workers at Rashid Hospital;

Truebell supporting vulnerable communities and healthcare workers

Truebell supporting vulnerable communities and healthcare workers with food donations during COVID-19 pandemic Truebell supplied over 10,000 bread loaves and croissants to the Tarahum Charity Foundation to help local communities and labour camps across Dubai   UAE-headquartered Truebell, a leading GCC importer of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), has launched two initiatives to provide food donations to both healthcare workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic on the frontline, and vulnerable residents from local communities in Dubai. The retail and food services division of the company, in partnership with Yakult – a Japanese probiotic fermented…

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Delivering essential services: Personal stories from Ericsson in Wuhan

Delivering essential services: Personal stories from Ericsson in Wuhan

In January 2020, Wuhan was the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. Working on the frontline of the emerging crisis, Ericsson engineers there worked tirelessly to deliver critical communications and infrastructure across the province. Here are a few of their stories. Across the Hubei province in China, Ericsson teams were called on in early January 2020 to help respond to the emerging corona crisis. On top of their regular responsibilities, the Ericsson Hubei team was also a member of the Wuhan Epidemic Prevention and Emergency Response Working Group that was deployed…

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Middle East M&A holds steady during the first quarter of 2020 Middle East M&A holds steady during the first quarter of 2020 amid COVID-19 outbreak: Baker McKenzie

Middle East M&A holds steady during the first quarter of 2020

Against the backdrop of continued business and societal disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, M&A activity in the Middle East still showcased some stability in the first quarter of 2020, increasing in value by over USD 5 billion and in volume by 6 additional deals in comparison to Q4 2019, according to the latest report by global law firm Baker McKenzie*. “It is evident that the current global situation has caused a slow down in the growth of M&A activity in the Middle East, but Q1 2020 seems to have…

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LATEST Trésor models ready-to-wear OMEGA launches the most recent editions of the diamond-edged De Ville

LATEST Trésor models ready-to-wear

Fans of OMEGA’s slender and stylish Trésor collection now have even greater choice, thanks to the introduction of the latest colours and materials, including the brand’s unique new alloy inspired by shining moonlight. Slim yet big on style, the 36 and 39mm models, cased in stainless steel or 18K Moonshine™ gold, continue OMEGA’s fine tradition of women’s watchmaking. Eye-catching dials include domed 18K Moonshine™ gold with an embossed silk-like pattern, and white mother-of-pearl. On the steel models, all hands are rhodium plated, while the gold editions feature diamond polished hands…

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ENCHANTING EID GIFTS FROM RASASI Perfume Experts from the brand recommend fragrances that make for perfect gifts for the occasion

ENCHANTING EID GIFTS FROM RASASI

This Eid, gift enchanting scents to your loved ones from Rasasi, one of the leading home-grown perfume brands in the Middle East. Choose from a wide range of perfumes available across the brand’s stores. Rasasi fragrances blend choicest high quality ingredients with the finest oriental perfumery traditions mastered over the last four decades. To celebrate the occasion and to show heartfelt appreciation to both family and friends, fragrance experts at Rasasi suggest gifting from the series Junoon, which is inspired by mankind’s obsession for finesse and luxury. A composition of…

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 Volvo launches range of e-services to keep customers home

 Volvo launches range of e-services to keep customers home

Following the launch of the Stay Home Store concept by Volvo Cars, Trading Enterprises, the exclusive distributor of the brand in the UAE, has launched several new e-services to make owning a Volvo even easier. In the last two weeks, Volvo Cars UAE has enhanced the concept of the online dealership experience for those wishing to make their purchases remotely, by offering a wide range of services to help customers to easily explore and customisevehicles, reserve or buy a brand-new Volvo online. The eleven online and remote services include a…

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Mawaheb launches ‘7 days of happiness’ challenge

Mawaheb launches ‘7 days of happiness’ challenge

Mawaheb launches ‘7 days of happiness’ challenge to keep members motivated amid COVID-19 Mawaheb from Beautiful People (Mawaheb), an art studio for the determined ones, has launched the ‘7 days of happiness’ campaign to keep its members motivated amid the COVID-19 crisis. Aiming to give a chance to express and polish their creativity while they are home, the campaign seeks to keep members optimistic and grateful during difficult times. As per the campaign, every week, two or three members will be chosen to share what made them happy each day…

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JAGUAR RACING CONTINUES WITH JAMES CALADO JAGUAR RACING’S RE:CHARGE @ HOME SERIES CONTINUES WITH JAMES CALADO AND JAGUAR RACING AMBASSADOR HO-PIN TUNG

JAGUAR RACING CONTINUES WITH JAMES CALADO

Jaguar Racing publish a new episode of the new ‘RE:CHARGE @ Home’ video podcast series In the latest episode, Panasonic Jaguar Racing driver James Calado and Jaguar Racing ambassador Ho-Pin Tung talk about the importance of their roles within the Jaguar Racing team, the ABB Formula E Race at Home Challenge and how the Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY acts as a test bed for electrification technology Watch and listen to episode six of the ‘RE:CHARGE @ Home’ on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/Z_6tz4cr9V4 Subscribe to the series now to listen to all episodes…

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