Purificacion Garcia Announces support of regional Charities Purificacion Garcia Announces support of regional Charities across KSA and Qatar in light of Health Crisis

Purificacion Garcia Announces support of regional Charities

Purificacion Garcia has announced that it will partner with regional charitable organizations across KSA and Qatar for the remainder of 2020, in an effort to support local causes. Between now and December 31st 2020, the brand will be donating a percentage of all accessories sales to its partner. In KSA, PG has partnered with Zmzm Association for Health Services , which strives to provide assistance to those who are in desperate need of medical supplies, particularly for those affected by the Covid-19 crisis. In addition to having the supplies directly…

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The Canada Visa Application Centre reopens in Dubai

The Canada Visa Application Centre reopens in Dubai

The centre to restart operations from 31 May 2020 Provides limited visa services from Sunday to Thursday between 1000 to 1800 hrs Under the  directives received from the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), VFS Global, the world’s largest visa outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide, has reopened its Canada Visa Application Centre in Dubai with strict health and safety guidelines in place. Located at the Wafi Mall, 3rd Floor, 2 Umm Hurair 2, Dubai, the centre restarts operations from 31 May 2020 and will…

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OMEGA Goes Classic For Father’s Day

OMEGA Goes Classic  For Father’s Day

For dads who love fast cars, the OMEGA Speedmaster has always been a perfect front seat passenger. Born for racing in 1957, the original models were not only used to time laps on the track, but also to create a distinct sense of style on the wrist. In tribute to that motoring heritage, OMEGA is putting its famous chronograph in reverse, with a vintage spin on its Father’s Day choices. Most notably, each Speedmaster model is set on its own leather strap, adding a classic and sophisticated edge to the…

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the professionals in the banking sector prefer to work from home EIBFS survey of 250 professionals in the UAE reveals satisfactory work-life balance

the professionals in the banking sector prefer to work from home

Survey was conducted as part of “Work-life Balance, Challenges and Opportunities” webinar 51% of the professionals in the banking sector prefer to work from home 42 per cent revealed they have a work-life balance Dubai-UAE: 29 May 2020– To address the ever-changing working landscape due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Women’s Committee set up by the Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS), a regional leader in banking and finance education and training, conducted an informative webinar titled, of “Work-life Balance, Challenges and Opportunities” with experts from the banking,…

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SBWC doubles membership rates in five years SBWC doubles membership rates in five years; promotes new ventures in technology sector

SBWC doubles membership rates in five years

As of April 2020, SBWC has 2,246 members 60 percent members are UAE nationals Businesswomen make up 46 percent of total membership; professionals comprise of 49 percent; and students account for 5 percent SBWC launches 5 virtual initiatives and 3 workshops during the #StayHome period since March 2020 Doubling its member base to 2,246 in just a span of five years, the Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC), an affiliate of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment, has charted an impressive story of development and growth, achieving major milestones in recent years. Staying…

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?Who will be the first-ever Emirates Loto jackpot winne Don’t miss the next live draw at 9:00PM on Saturday 30 May

?Who will be the first-ever Emirates Loto jackpot winne

Who will be the first-ever Emirates Loto jackpot winner and take home AED 50 million? 29 May 2020, Dubai: Emirates Loto, the region’s first, fatwa-approved, fully digital collectables scheme with optional free entry to a weekly draw still has a huge AED 50 million up for grabs for collectable buyers over the weekend, following six consecutive weeks of no jackpot winners to date. A not-to-be-missed opportunity for those feeling lucky, to win a life-changing amount of AED 50 million would be an incredible gift during these unprecedented times. Last weekend…

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800Pizza’s Abu Dhabi branch is back and better than ever

800Pizza’s Abu Dhabi branch is back and better than ever

The home of Roman, thin, light and crispy pizza, re-opens in the capital this May 2020 Dubai, May 2020: Authentic Italian pizza restaurant, 800PIZZA, known for its thin, light and crispy pizzas, is delighted to announce their Abu Dhabi branch is back from  May 2020. With over 13 years in the industry and the continuous support from loyal customers, the brand has expanded throughout many key locations in Dubai and now excitingly re-opens the nation’s capital. Situated in Marina Square at Paragon Bay Mall, Al Reem Island, the new branch…

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Artisans & designers are embracing a new creative routine Artisans & designers are embracing a new creative routine to boost productivity and pursue new skills

Artisans & designers are embracing a new creative routine

After the temporary closure of Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council’s offices, artisans and employees are offered end-to-end support: tools & equipment and design instructions to work safely from home In a quiet corner of her home set in the picturesque city of Dibba Al-Hisn, around 130 kilometres from central Sharjah, 31-year-old Maryam Mohammed Ahmed Aldhaheri concentrates on her work, weaving spools of brightly coloured cotton threads, interspersing them with synthetic metallic threads in gleaming gold and silver. Her dexterous fingers tug at the colourful bobbins, going back and forth in rhythmic…

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Dubai Customs carries out auditing during remote working

Dubai Customs carries out auditing during remote working

Dubai – 28 May 2020: Quality Assurance Section at Dubai Customs successfully audited a number of departments during the remote working period following the international standards. Auditing covered the Corporate Social Responsibility standard ISO6000, the Development and Training Standard ISO10015, and the Innovation Management European Standard TS16555. “The successful auditing during this difficult time is the result of our commitment and sustainable efforts in assuring quality in every job we do,” said Samira Abdul Razzak, Senior Manager of Quality Assurance at Dubai Customs. “Thanks to the sophisticated technological infrastructure Dubai Customs…

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Automobili Lamborghini and the LEGO Group recreate FKP 37 Automobili Lamborghini and the LEGO Group recreate the Lamborghini Sián FKP 37: the most powerful Lamborghini produced, in LEGO® Technic

Automobili Lamborghini and the LEGO Group recreate FKP 37

Sant’Agata Bolognese, 28 May 2020 – Automobili Lamborghini and the LEGO Group have partnered to produce the LEGO® Technic™ Lamborghini Sián FKP 37: a 3,696 piece, 1:8 scale model that embodies the unmistakable power and stunning looks of the hybrid Lamborghini super sports car. Originally revealed at Frankfurt Auto Show 2019, the Lamborghini Sián’s futuristic features are authentically recreated in the LEGO Technic model, including a replica of the V12 engine; a moveable rear spoiler; front and rear suspension; and steering powered by a wheel complete with the Automobili Lamborghini…

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Azizi Developments hires over 100 professionals for its business Azizi Developments hires over 100 professionals for its business operations

Azizi Developments hires over 100 professionals for its business

Dubai, UAE, 28 May 2020: Azizi Developments, a leading private developer in the UAE, has increased the headcount for its business operations through the employment of 40 new joiners, with plans to hire another 60+ within the coming two months. Azizi’s new hires are deployed across its Customer Service department, including its Customer Care and Mortgage teams, its Sales and Marketing department, as well as several other operational functions. Azizi’s upsizing comes in light of an increase in sales enquiries, reflecting an uptick in demand in its world-class properties amid…

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Al-Futtaim Technologies implements Genesys remote

Al-Futtaim Technologies implements Genesys remote

Al-Futtaim Technologies implements Genesys remote working solutions to ensure business continuity for vital sectors of the UAE’s economy Cutting-edge solutions help over 500 customer service agents provide business-critical functions Dubai, May 28, 2020: Al-Futtaim Technologies has implemented mission-critical mitigation strategies for its contact centre customers. In collaboration with Genesys®, the global leader in customer experience and contact centre solutions, Al-Futtaim has enabled customers service agents to work remotely, ensuring they continue to provide important business functions during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Al-Futtaim Technologies has put into place secure and seamless remote…

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YiqingYin A new talent joins the “One of not many” YiqingYin A new talent joins the “One of not many” communication campaign

YiqingYin A new talent joins the “One of not many”

May 26th, 2020 – Vacheron Constantin is delighted to unveil its latest talent to join the “One of not many” communication campaign. Yiqinq Yin, a youthful prodigy in the world of Haute Couture, is joining the roster of talents who have chosen to collaborate with the Maison. She will epitomise the Égérie collection, dedicated to women and launched by the Manufacture in February 2020. Born in Beijing in 1985, Yiqing Yin has been traveling the world since her childhood. At the age of four, she left China for Australia and…

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Hatem Al Iraqi’s live performance in Al Majaz Amphitheatre Hatem Al Iraqi’s live performance in Al Majaz Amphitheatre draws 42K online views overnight

Hatem Al Iraqi’s live performance in Al Majaz Amphitheatre

The concert has been viewed 30,000 times on the destination’s Facebook page; drew 5,000 hits on Instagram; and enjoyed by 7,000 fans on YouTube As part of the new season of #letsmajaz being held remotely this year, Al Majaz Amphitheatre, Sharjah’s world-class destination for prestigious cultural events and concerts, yesterday (Tuesday) hosted the iconic Iraqi singer Hatem Al Iraqi, who entertained his fans with a collection of his most popular hits at the second of the three concert series specially arranged for Eid Al-Fitr. The concert which was broadcast live on Al Majaz Amphitheatre’s…

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Six UAE residents win AED 166,666 each in last week’s draw First-ever Emirati national shares AED 1 million with five other lucky winners of various nationalities

Six UAE residents win AED 166,666 each in last week’s draw

27 May 2020, Dubai: One UAE national, two residents from the Philippines, one from Pakistan, one from Ukraine and one from South Africa each took AED 166,666 home after matching five out of six numbers in last weekend’s draw, sharing the AED 1 million second-tier prize. Abdalla Ibrahim, a 53-year-old retired UAE national is the first-ever Emirati Emirates Loto winner. Based in the UAE and a father of six, Abdalla was happy and shocked when he found out he had won the notable amount and plans to share his winnings…

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Cartoon Network rolls out #CNTogether

Cartoon Network rolls out #CNTogether

Cartoon Network rolls out #CNTogether: a treasure trove of ideas for kids to stay safe and entertained at home Creative ideas for moving, singing, making, drawing and more – the CN Together web page is the ultimate resource for families New content will be included every week throughout the summer, so there is plenty of inspiration for time spent at home Dubai, 27 May 2020: Everyone’s favorite destination for fun and entertainment, Cartoon Network, has launched a fresh new feature on the Cartoon Network MENA website to keep children at…

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LACOSTE SPRING SUMMER 2020 FASHION SHOW

LACOSTE SPRING SUMMER 2020 FASHION SHOW

The Collection is sold exclusively at Tryano The Lacoste Spring Summer 2020 runway show marks a return to Roland Garros, the spiritual home of French tennis and the terrain of René Lacoste. Designed by creative director  Louise Trotter, the collection is unveiled around the Serres d’Auteuil greenhouses as Julien Benneteau, captain of the French Federation Cup team, and ‘Petit Croco’ Tiago Pirès practice on the Simonne Mathieu court nearby.  At home in this historic setting, Lacoste celebrates   a soulful union of sports, heritage and style. Musing on the unexpected icons…

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Two decades of the Hyundai Santa Fe Two decades of the Hyundai Santa Fe: Evolution of an Automotive Icon

Two decades of the Hyundai Santa Fe

Unveiled in 2000, the Hyundai Santa Fe is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year Sold in the Middle East and Africa market since 2012, the Santa Fe launch marked a milestone in the history of Hyundai – now in its fourth generation Significant enhancements to this iconic model are coming soon, including new electrified powertrain variants  Dubai, May 27, 2020 – Hyundai Motor is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the launch of Santa Fe, the popular car which helped position the company as one of the pioneers in the global…

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The Best OMEGA Sunglasses For a Long-Awaited Summer

The Best OMEGA Sunglasses  For a Long-Awaited Summer

The golden days of summer are back – and after all that’s happened this year – it’s never felt so good being out in the sun. Just in time for these long-awaited days outdoors, OMEGA has raised the style game with a unique collection of eyewear, with designs that borrow from the brand’s iconic universe, while also projecting an image of contemporary cool. The first bright idea has been to pair a retro feminine look with features from OMEGA’s watchmaking past – as seen in the women’s square style. Like…

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Shurooq re-opens its leisure and eco-tourism  

Shurooq re-opens its leisure and eco-tourism  

Extensive precautionary and preventive measures in place as Shurooq welcomes visitors and guests across its popular destinations  Sharjah, May 26, 2020 As public health safety becomes a priority with the world in the grip of a global pandemic, Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) is going the extra mile to ensure that all its hospitality, ecotourism and leisure destinations, which are scheduled to open in a phased manner, will strictly adhere to the UAE government’s health and safety protocols to ensure the highest levels of protection of all their visitors, residents…

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