Transguard Cash Wins the Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award

Transguard Cash Wins the Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award

Presented to Transguard Cash from Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award is the second major accolade in two years highlighting business excellence for Transguard Cash, and the fourth major accolade of the year for Transguard Group Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): Transguard Cash LLC announced today that it has won the Gold Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award (SKEA). Presented to Transguard Cash during a ceremony on April 22 at Emirates Palace Auditorium in Abu Dhabi during the Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award Closing Ceremony, SKEA honours companies for…

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Middle East Sees Boost in Economic Confidence in Q1 amid Slowdown in Global Economy

Middle East Sees Boost in Economic Confidence in Q1 amid Slowdown in Global Economy

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): The economy in the Middle East is expected to grow this year by around 3.5%, finds the latest Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and IMA (Institute of Management Accountants). The quarterly monitor shows global economic confidence remains low in Q1 2019, despite rising for the first time in a year.  The global poll of 1,355 accountants shows that all key regions reported a bounce in confidence with Asia Pacific and the Middle East seeing the biggest gains.…

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Digital Transformation: Phoenix Contact Creates New Platforms, Alliances and Partnerships

Digital Transformation: Phoenix Contact Creates New Platforms, Alliances and Partnerships

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): Phoenix Contact achieved sales of EUR 2.38 billion in 2018 with sales growth of 8%. At the same time, the number of employees increased to 17,400 worldwide. “From a global perspective, we had very good growth figures in the markets, but had to accept negative currency effects,” says CEO Frank Stührenberg. “In Germany, still our most important market for Phoenix Contact, we again achieved a very good result with 7%. There was double-digit growth in all regions of the world”. The company invested €207 million…

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PIVOT Fintech Gets Capital Markets Services License From The Monetary Authority Of Singapore

PIVOT Fintech Gets Capital Markets Services License From The Monetary Authority Of Singapore

License to allow launch of direct-to-consumer, AI-driven wealth management services SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)-– PIVOT Fintech Pte. Ltd. (“PIVOT”), the digital wealth management technology services venture backed by Pintec Technology Holdings Ltd. (“PINTEC”; NASDAQ: PT) and FWD Group announced today that it has been granted a Capital Markets Services (“CMS”) license by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). PIVOT’s CMS license, which comes after the recently published MAS Guidelines on the Provision of Digital Advisory Services on 8 October 2018, allows the company to offer AI-driven investment services directly to retail clients.…

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Fakih IVF acknowledges UAE’s new legislation on assisted reproduction techniques

Fakih IVF acknowledges UAE’s new legislation on assisted reproduction techniques

The UAE government has issued a draft law on medical assistance for reproduction that allows embryo, egg and sperm freezing Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire)- Fakih IVF Fertility Center lauded the Federal National Council’s (FNC) decision on passing a draft law on medical assistance for reproduction that allows embryo, egg and sperm freezing. The draft legislation aims to offer hope to couples unable to conceive, by improving their chances of getting pregnant. Additionally, the law encourages promoting children’s health while also highlighting the UAE’s as a global leader in fertilisation…

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Emirates Hospital – Jumeirah in Collaboration with Dubai Health Authority Encourages Citizens to Donate Blood Ahead Of Ramadan

Emirates Hospital – Jumeirah in Collaboration with Dubai Health Authority Encourages Citizens to Donate Blood Ahead Of Ramadan

Donating a unit of blood can help save at least three lives Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 April 2019, (AETOSWire): Emirates Hospital – Jumeirah (EHJ), an Emirates Healthcare Company and an internationally recognised 100-bed beacon of progress in the region’s healthcare system, in collaboration with Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is encouraging citizens of the UAE to begin Ramadan on a positive note by participating in a blood donation drive. The drive will be held on April 24 at the EHJ facility, from 9am to 2pm and is expected to draw…

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Dubai Debuts Pioneering Aesthetics Hospital

Dubai Debuts Pioneering Aesthetics Hospital

CosmeSurge will launch a cutting-edge hospital that promises the best in cosmetic and aesthetic surgery Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 April 2019, (AETOSWire): CosmeSurge, one of the region’s most trusted brands for cosmetic and aesthetic procedures, will soon launch the region’s maiden state-of-the-art cosmetic and aesthetic surgery hospital in the UAE. The hospital, which is said to cost AED 40 million, aims to cater to the increasing demand of cosmetic surgeries amongst residents, and at the same time to bolster medical tourism across the region. Located next to Burj Al…

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India’s Iconic Markaz Knowledge City Promises High Returns for Expat Investors

India’s Iconic Markaz Knowledge City Promises High Returns for Expat Investors

Promoting a knowledge-based community with higher cultural values, the integrated township will showcase excellence in academics, science, technology, innovation, commerce, health and lifestyle.  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 22, 2019, (AETOSWire): Markaz Knowledge City (MKC), India’s first knowledge city developed at an estimated investment of US$ 435 million (INR 30 billion) and spanning over 125 acres of land in the South Indian state of Kerala, will go functional at full-scale this year promising massive investment returns for Indian expatriates. The education-focused integrated infra-development and the futuristic township combining cultural, educational,…

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Landmark Deal Puts Coca-Cola at the Heart of the Entertainment Industry in MENA as the UAE’s First Indoor Venue Is Named the Coca-Cola Arena

Landmark Deal Puts Coca-Cola at the Heart of the Entertainment Industry in MENA as the UAE’s First Indoor Venue Is Named the Coca-Cola Arena

Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) has signed a 10-year agreement for the exclusive naming rights of the brand new indoor multipurpose arena in Dubai. Now known as the Coca-Cola Arena, the breath-taking venue is the largest of its kind between Istanbul to Singapore and will further establish Dubai as a major destination for world music tours, sporting competitions, family shows and corporate events. The venue, with an impressive capacity of 17,000, is scheduled to open in June this year. The Coca-Cola Arena will put Coca-Cola at the centre of the entertainment landscape in the region and…

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Arzan Wealth Advises On Acquisition of Portfolio of Three Office Buildings in Amsterdam

Arzan Wealth Advises On Acquisition of Portfolio of Three Office Buildings in Amsterdam

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): Arzan Wealth (DIFC) Limited (‘Arzan Wealth’), a Dubai-based advisory firm regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority, is pleased to announce that it has advised on the acquisition of a portfolio of three newly refurbished office buildings in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (“Quarter Offices buildings”). The Quarter Offices buildings are located in the Sloterdijk business district in Amsterdam, which is a growing and important office location for business services, and includes several head offices.  The properties are immediately adjacent to Amsterdam’s A10 ring road which provides…

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Nikon Products, Including the Latest Z Series Mirrorless Cameras, Receive the TIPA WORLD AWARDS 2019

Nikon Products, Including the Latest Z Series Mirrorless Cameras, Receive the TIPA WORLD AWARDS 2019

‘Z 7 voted as Best Full Frame Professional Camera, amongst the accolades received from the reputable international awards’ Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): TIPA WORLD AWARDS recognise the best products in the photography and imaging industry, and Nikon Middle East FZE. is pleased to present four products which are recipients of the prestigious TIPA WORLD AWARDS 2019 sponsored by the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA), a global authority in the industry. The Nikon D3500 digital SLR camera was selected for the Best DSLR Camera award, the mirrorless camera Nikon Z…

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Dewan Architects and Engineers is Expanding into South East Asia

Dewan Architects and Engineers is Expanding into South East Asia

Dubai-based architectural engineering studio is spreading its international footprint. Committed to leveraging the firm’s experience in the Middle East, Dewan Architects and Engineers is making significant inroads into SE Asia. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 April 2019, (AETOSWire): With SE Asian countries experiencing record growth and development and setting new standards for design and hospitality concepts, Dewan Architects and Engineers is keen to actively participate in the success of these economies and to tap into the wealth of experience and expertise they have amassed during their 35 years of operation.…

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Dr Batra’s Launches Its First Clinic in Abu Dhabi on World Homeopathy Day

Dr Batra’s Launches Its First Clinic in Abu Dhabi on World Homeopathy Day

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): The world’s largest chain of homeopathic clinics, Dr Batra’s Homeopathy, launched their first clinic in Abu Dhabi on World Homeopathy Day, 10th April 2019. The brand, Dr Batra’s, is synonymous with homeopathy. Dr. Mukesh Batra, Padma Shri recipient for medicine (Homeopathy) and India’s leading homeopath, founded Dr Batra’s Multi-Specialty Homeopathy as a patient-driven institution in Mumbai in 1982. With over 225 multi-specialty clinics operating across 125 cities in India, UK, UAE, Bahrain and Bangladesh, today, Dr Batra’s has over 1.5 million happy patients globally…

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AURAK Starts Up

AURAK Starts Up

Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), in cooperation with Khalifa Fund and Google, organized the RAK 19 Startup Weekend to facilitate future entrepreneurs in developing projects into market ready products. With the sponsorship of the Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development and the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, RAK 19 Startup Weekend was an event hosted at AURAK that attracted 190 participants with 31 new business ideas from across the United Arab Emirates, desiring to evolve an idea into…

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Virtual Reality Technology is Being Used to Allow Women to Preview Their Surgery before Going under the Knife

Virtual Reality Technology is Being Used to Allow Women to Preview Their Surgery before Going under the Knife

  For the first time, aesthetic patients can “try on” their new body or face to finally answer the question every patient has: “How could I look after the procedure?”   Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): Dr. Matteo Vigo, one of Dubai’s leading plastic surgeons, believes all aesthetic patients undeniably deserve the best treatment possible by being shown what their new body could look like before they go for surgery. Aesthetic surgical candidates interested in facial, body or breast aesthetic procedures can now enjoy a fully immersive experience to see…

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We Invite You to UAE-Kazakhstan Business Meeting

We Invite You to UAE-Kazakhstan Business Meeting

Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): Trade and economic cooperation between the Republic Kazakhstan and the United Arab Emirates has been developing year by year. The entrepreneurial community strengthens its already existing ties even stronger and set up new contacts among new industries. Having a developed economy, UAE has great potentials for the bilateral cooperation with Kazakhstan especially in the areas of infrastructure, agriculture, energy and food industry. We inform that an official trade and economic mission will take place in Dubai on April 29, 2019 at 09.00 a.m. at “Conrad…

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Frost & Sullivan Reveals Healthcare Transformations and Predictions for 2019-2020 in the GCC Countries

فروست آند سوليفان تكشف النقاب عن تحولات وتوقعات للعام 2019-2020 في دول مجلس التعاون الخليجي

The Transformational Health Team Unleashes Growth Opportunities and Technology Innovations for the Future Dubai, United  Arab Emirates –(AETOSWire)– In 2019, GCC countries will represent 13% of global revenues for healthcare products, with services growing at 12%. The region is witnessing increasing demand for healthcare services, largely driven by increased prevalence of chronic diseases and improved healthcare. While turmoil in oil prices continues, public health expenditure remains a priority for governments. The private sector will play a key role by entering into public-private partnerships. The rising demand for better healthcare services…

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Best’s Special Report: UAE Takaful Companies Catching Up with Conventional Peers on Profitability in Highly Competitive Market

Best’s Special Report: UAE Takaful Companies Catching Up with Conventional Peers on Profitability in Highly Competitive Market

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– Takaful operators continue to gain traction in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) insurance market as the Takaful segment’s profitability has improved significantly in recent years, according to a new special report by AM Best. In its analysis of the preliminary disclosures of the nationally-listed Takaful operators on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and the Dubai Financial Market (DFM), AM Best shows material improvements in overall performance, along with reasonable growth in gross written contributions (GWC). These improvements are in line with the increase in net earnings for…

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Suqia Announces Details of 2nd Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award, with Prizes Totalling USD1 Million

Suqia Announces Details of 2nd Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award, with Prizes Totalling USD1 Million

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire)- HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), announced details of the 2nd Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award, launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The award encourages research centres, individuals, and innovators around the world to develop sustainable and innovative solutions using solar energy to address scarcity of potable water. Overseen by Suqia, under the umbrella of…

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NMC to Open 70-Bed Multi-Specialty Hospital in Al Khan Sharjah

NMC to Open 70-Bed Multi-Specialty Hospital in Al Khan Sharjah

A new hospital to come up by the end of the year in the heart of the city Sharjah, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): NMC Healthcare has announced further expansion of their healthcare network in Sharjah. The company plans to open a multi-specialty hospital in the Al Khan neighborhood of Sharjah. This state-of-the-art hospital will provide specialised medical services to residents of the emirate of Sharjah and surrounding emirates. The hospital will start operations tentatively by the end of 2019. Operated by NMC Health Plc. (NMC) – region’s largest private sector…

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