Oris Movember Edition

Oris Movember Edition

Oris backs Movember’s campaign for better men’s health, and teams up with New York Yankees’ Manager Aaron Boone Walking together Oris partners with Movember and New York Yankees’ Manager Aaron Boone in its mission to bring change for the better This autumn, Oris is partnering with two of the world’s most powerful agents of community in its bid to bring change for the better: the pioneering men’s health charity Movember, and manager of the New York Yankees baseball team, Aaron Boone. ‘As an independent Swiss watch company, Oris has the freedom…

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Corum pushes creative boundaries once again with the AC-One 45 Openwork Automatic and Automatic Tourbillon

Corum pushes creative boundaries once again with the AC-One 45 Openwork Automatic and Automatic Tourbillon

In 2013, the Admiral collection welcomed a new line to the family- the Admiral AC-One. Keeping in mind the key design codes of the Admiral collection, the lines of the iconic dodecagonal-shaped case was reworked to become more rounded, and angles less prominent. Taking into consideration the size and weight of the 45mm diameter-case of the AC-One 45, titanium became the material of choice for this contemporary reinterpretation. Designed as a robust timepiece to complement luxury offshore boating, the Admiral AC-One 45 is even sportier, bolder and pushes the boundaries…

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Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Chronor Slate

Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Chronor Slate

Parmigiani Fleurier is proud to present the Tonda Chronor Slate. This chronograph, created by the watchmaking centre’s manufactures in 18 ct rose gold or white gold, is limited to 25 pieces of each. To a certain extent, Parmigiani Fleurier’s expertise in the measurement of time is rooted in the restoration of two pair-cased pocket watches created by James Cox, pieces dating from the 18th century which are held by the Edouard and Maurice Sandoz Foundation collection. Each of these twin timepieces has a jumping seconds mechanism, formed of a hand…

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SriLankan Engineering certifies the Singapore Airlines’ first Boeing 787 operated to Malé

SriLankan Engineering certifies the Singapore Airlines’ first Boeing 787 operated to Malé

SriLankan Engineering, the aircraft Maintenance Repair Overhaul unit (MRO) of SriLankan Airlines, marked another milestone with the commencement of certification of the first B787 aircraft operated by Singapore Airlines to Malé, Maldives. The Airline in the past has provided certifications to various Airbus aircraft of Singapore Airlines in Maldives and this is the first time the National Carrier certified a Boeing 787. SriLankan Airlines, Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Vipula Gunatilleka said, “This signifies an expansion of our MRO services which are much sought-after in the South Asian region. As we…

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First big automatic Regulator of the Chronoswiss collection

First big automatic Regulator of the Chronoswiss collection

With the Flying Grand Regulator Open Gear Retrograde Second, ReSec for short, for the first time in its more than 35-year history, Chronoswiss presents a regulator timepiece in a striking 44mm case with an automatic movement. The C.301 is an exceptional automatic calibre developed by Chronoswiss. The refined Open Gear construction makes the regulator mechanism a main design element. It is put into the spotlight at the face of the dial, where the train wheel bridges in charge of the off-centre hour display were skilfully skeletonized and screwed firmly to…

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Ricoh reaffirms commitment in the Middle East with new Dubai headquarter

Ricoh Middle East FZE, the Middle East division of Ricoh Europe PLC, opened its new office for business today in Dubai Silicon Oasis. Marking the brand’ further commitment into the region as part of its strategic plans in the Emerging Markets. Ricoh Middle East will spearhead Ricoh’s presence in the region, which is part of the group’s increased focus on emerging markets and major international growth areas. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in nearly 200 countries around the world, and in the financial year ending March 2019, the company…

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Revving The Engines At Rallylegend 2019 With Eberhard & Co.

Revving The Engines At Rallylegend 2019 With Eberhard & Co.

A weekend with the biggest rally champions was held from the 10 to the 13 October in San Marino. Now in its 17th edition, Rallylegend is an adrenaline-fuelled event fully immersing over seventy thousand spectators from around Europe in the world of rally racing from times past and the present day. For the seventh year, Eberhard & Co. was Partner and Official Time Keeper for Rallylegend, a spectacular event where the most beautiful historic rally cars and their contemporary counterparts, raced by the biggest champions of today and yesterday, took…

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Corum Golden Bridge Round 43 Art Deco

Corum unveils two limited editions of their Golden Bridge, combining the aesthetic of the baguette movement with that of suspension bridges. Two aerial works of art, suspended in the void, hoisting the creativity of the brand to a new level until now unexplored. Architecture is a transversal theme already largely explored by Corum. Recently, the Golden Bridge Stream, Round and Rectangle collections lent their unique aesthetics to compositions combining art and architecture, technique and aesthetic, creativity and respect for Fine Watchmaking traditions. The new Golden Bridge Round 43 Art Deco…

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Do Canto and Haji Harun win Sri Lankan Airlines Half Marathon titles in Melbourne

Australia’s Thomas Do Canto raced against the clock and fatigue to cross the finish line first in the Sri Lankan Airlines Half Marathon, which was part of the 42nd Melbourne Marathon Festival held in the Australian city recently. Do Canto, who finished the gruelling 21.1 km course in 1hr 4 min and 29 seconds, outran compatriot Nic Harman who crossed over in a time of 1:04:31 to beat Brady Threlfall into third place. Makda Haji Harun powered ahead in the women’s event, winning in a breezy 1:11:15 to break the…

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Restoration by Parmigiani Fleurier -The Yusupov Egg

برميجياني فلورييه تُجسد فن الترميم من خلال بيضة يوسوبوف تُحفة فابرجيه العالمية

The Yusupov Egg is a watchmaking masterpiece produced by Carl Fabergé in 1907 and belonging to the Edouard and Maurice Sandoz Foundation. Restored by Parmigiani Fleurier, it was originally given by Prince Felix Yusupov to his wife, Zinaida Nikolayevna Yusupova, as a gift on their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. The piece comprises a watch movement inside an egg. The egg sits on a tripod, which rests on an onyx base. Made entirely from gold enamelled over a guilloché background, the piece is adorned with garlands, friezes and medallions in coloured gold…

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Oris Movember Edition

Oris backs Movember’s campaign for better men’s health, and teams up with New York Yankees’ Manager Aaron Boone Walking together Oris partners with Movember and New York Yankees’ Manager Aaron Boone in its mission to bring change for the better This autumn, Oris is partnering with two of the world’s most powerful agents of community in its bid to bring change for the better: the pioneering men’s health charity Movember, and manager of the New York Yankees baseball team, Aaron Boone. ‘As an independent Swiss watch company, Oris has the freedom…

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The new Chronoswiss Regulator Classic – All-rounder in two sizes

After its facelift, the tried-and-tested Regulator Classic now re-emerges with a sporty-elegant overall appearance. The relaunch is in this case not limited to the dial, but includes the entire watch. In the future, the all-rounder will be available in two different sizes: in addition to the 41mm diameter (a Chronoswiss standard), the Regulator Classic is also available in a 37mm case. The timepiece has been consistently revised in many other ways, especially the shortened horns providing a contemporary touch. To enable its full use day and night, the watch comes…

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Corum Admiral Legend 42-Icon ahead

Stylish new vessels are joining the fleet of Corum’s emblematic Admiral collection. These steel-built models of virile elegance fly their colourful nautical flags against a blue, white or black background. With their immediately recognizable twelve-sided bezel, the newcomers to the Admiral Legend 42 flotilla display their multicoloured insignia in a range of maritime tones. The 42-mm twelve-sided case in steel or steel and rose gold sets a course for elegance, with a blue or white dial on the automatic version, blue or black on the chronograph, and broad luminescent hands…

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Chronoswiss Sirius Chronograph Moon Phase

Chronoswiss has added another star to its glittering Sirius collection with the dazzling unique Sirius Chronograph Moon Phase. The stunning timepiece with, a navy dial chronograph with a moon phase and analog date indicator, completes a trio along with the previous steel and gold white dial options from Swiss fine watchmaker. Ensconced in a 41-mm steel case stylized with partially knurled edges, polished and brushed finishing, uncommon tipped chronograph pushers, and the characteristic large onion crown, this weighty customer comes with a Louisiana alligator strap using long, straight lugs. The blue,…

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Tonda 1950 Lune-The lunar calendar in all its glory

Two years after it first appeared, Parmigiani Fleurier is updating the aesthetic of the Tonda 1950 Lune with a model featuring a slate dial and a second design with round diamonds on the bezel. Both showcase the poetry of the “lunar calendar” complication which illuminates their dial with a new layout. Behind this harmony, it is easy to forget the sheer mechanical complexity required to create an ultra-thin self-winding movement which comprises so many time indications. The Tonda 1950 Lune is both a technical and beautiful tour de force.  Tonda…

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Oris Big Crown Propilot X Calibre 115

Big Crown ProPilot X Calibre 115, Oris’s latest is a contemporary masterpiece and a symbol of the independent Swiss company’s watchmaking vision. The Big Crown ProPilot X Calibre 115 lays bare Oris’s historic watchmaking roots. But at the same time, it propels the independent company forward.  It’s pure Oris – as nature intended. It’s inspired by nature, particularly by the Waldenburg Valley, which surrounds the village of Hölstein, where Oris has been based since it was founded in 1904. It’s a reflection of contemporary culture, too, and of our growing…

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SriLankan Airlines’ wins the ‘Best Marketing Innovation’ award at APEX 2019

SriLankan Airlines’ intensive efforts to drive the recovery of the island’s tourism industry in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday attack were honoured with a global accolade – the ‘Best Marketing Innovation’ award from the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX). The Airline also managed to secure Four-Star rating in the major airlines category, for the 3rd consecutive year. Vipula Gunatilleka, Group Chief Executive Officer, said: “We are delighted to win this prestigious award, which we consider to be an accolade for our country at a time when our tourism industry…

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Eberhard & Co. Is The Official Timer And Partner Of The Nuvolari Grand Prix

Eberhard & Co. was confirmed as the Official Timer and Partner of the Nuvolari Grand Prix for the 29th consecutive year, a regularity race reserved for cars made from 1919 to 1972, scheduled for September 20 to 22 in Mantova.  Mario Passanante and Raffaella De Alessandrini, on board of their Fiat 508 C (1937), are the winners of this 29th edition of Gran Premio Nuvolari, that included a largely re-planned itinerary, in which the crews set off from the historic Piazza Sordello, to reach the scenic roads of Lake Garda,…

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CORUM announces Hu Bing as its new Global Brand Ambassador

CORUM officially announces Hu Bing, the renowned Chinese actor and model, as its new Global Brand Ambassador. Over the years, Hu Bing has not only been popular in Chinese films and TV, but also been enjoying a high-profile status on international fashion stage with exquisite appearance and a tall figure. His elegant and imperturbable style, persistent and devoted attitude have perfectly embodied ‘Craft Your Dreams’ of CORUM’s philosophy. This is the twenty-seventh year of Hu Bing’s career. He has never looked back after he got success and fame with his…

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SriLankan Airlines celebrates 40 years of service to the nation

Exactly forty years ago on September 1, 1979, the first flight of SriLankan Airlines was made, the aircraft rising gracefully from Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport to wing its way to Bangkok. It was the modest start of the National Carrier’s four decades as the mainstay of air travel and air cargo transportation for the island nation’s economy. Today, SriLankan Airlines is a global award winning airline that carries millions of passengers each year with a route network of 109 cities in 48 countries, including codeshare operations in partnership with the…

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