Relay For Life-UAE concludes ‘Give & Gain 2020 Ramadan challenge’ Employees of participating companies got their daily quota of 5,000 steps to reach the targeted 5 million steps, raising AED 50K for cancer treatment

Relay For Life-UAE concludes ‘Give & Gain 2020 Ramadan challenge’

‘Relay by FOCP’, a smart application launched last year at the second edition of the UAE Relay For Life (RFL) cancer walkathon organised by UAE-based charity, Friends Of Cancer Patients (FOCP), has successfully concluded a new month-long charity fitness challenge it introduced recently to embrace the spirit of giving associated with the holy month of Ramadan. The ‘Give & Gain 2020, Ramadan campaign’ challenge was held in collaboration with the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI)’s Engage Dubai Programme for corporate volunteering. Relay by FOCP is a smart app…

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 Oasis Mall Sharjah has opened back up Oasis Mall Sharjah brings excitement and convenience to the Emirate with it’s reopening

 Oasis Mall Sharjah has opened back up

The mall transforms the customer experience with engaging offerings for the family all under one roof.  Oasis Mall Sharjah has opened back up, offering shoppers an engaging experience in a convenient and safe shopping friendly environment, just in time for the blessed Eid Al Fitr holiday. Home to The Box, Oasis Mall Sharjah transports its sports aficionados to “sports paradise”, with this multi-brand retail store. After the successful rollout of the first two locations in Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah, respectively, The Box planned further expansion into Sharjah, aiming to…

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MAG launches new home maintenance app

MAG launches new home maintenance app

The new MAG FM app allows tenants and owners within MAG developments in Dubai to book home maintenance services online, direct with Hitches & Glitches UAE-based property developer, MAG Lifestyle Development, which is a part of MAG Group Holding, has launched a new Uber-style home maintenance tracking app, called MAG FM. The MAG-branded smart technology platform will enable owners and tenants living in all MAG developments, to request home maintenance services, allowing customers to browse a wide range of home maintenance packages, or indeed customise their own package specific to…

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Max Fashion opens brand new store in Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates The new store further builds the brand’s reputation as the largest and most trusted value fashion house in the Middle East

ماكس فاشن تفتتح متجراً جديداً في مول الإمارات في دبي

Max Fashion, the region’s leading value fashion retailer and part of the Landmark Grouphas opened a new flagship store in Dubai’sMall of the Emirates. The new retail space is the brand’s 42nd store in the UAE and 13th in Dubai. The establishment showcases the brand’s latest collections for men, women, children and the home in its massive 790sqm sales area. Kabir Lumba, CEO of Max Fashion and Group Director at Landmark Group, said: “UAE is an important market for Max Fashion in the MENA region and we are thrilled to…

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KRISTINA FIDELSKAYA A/W 2020 COLLECTION DREAM

KRISTINA FIDELSKAYA A/W 2020 COLLECTION

For the Autumn-Winter 2020 collection, Kristina Fidelskaya draws inspiration from a poetic world where past, present and future combine. A nostalgic modernist view of the future. The 2020 AW collection is named “DREAM” to evoke the feelings of Happiness, Hope and Belief. This collection is inspired by having a dream, working on your dream and making your dream a reality. It’s about energy and inspiration, to do all you do in the best possible way. The storyline for this season takes place between Paris and Florence in the 70’s &…

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Dubai Customs and Omani counterpart discuss post-covid19 era

Dubai Customs and Omani counterpart discuss post-covid19 era

 Director General of Dubai Customs HE Ahmed Mahboob Musabih continued his video meetings with directors of customs organizations around the world to discuss means to mitigate the impact of coronavirus on the global supply chain. Recently, Musabih met with Colonel Khalifa bin Ali Al-Syabi, Director General of Omani Customs and discussed means to boost mutual cooperation and plans and programs in place to prepare for the post-covid19 era. The video meeting covered topics including better mutual trade, combating illegal trade practices, and how to ensure smooth traffic of passengers through Hatta and Wajaja border crossings which…

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Parents must put their detective hats on, says mental health expert at Child Safety Department webinar

Parents must put their detective hats on,

Discussion offers parental tools to be more intuitive to catch signs of anxiety in children caused by coronavirus, and how to respond  An insightful webinar session organised recently by the Child Safety Department (CSD) in Sharjah, has offered parents, teachers and childcare workers in the UAE key tools and resources to successfully navigate the unprecedented aftereffects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis children and adolescents are experiencing, particularly emotionally. Leading the discussion, titled, ‘How to Care for Your Child’s Mental Health During COVID-19’, Dr Daniela Salazar, a Clinical Psychologist at The…

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Add Enchantment to Your Eid Experience with LOOTAH Perfumes LOOTAH has unveiled its new-look online store along with upgraded delivery for a seamless shopping experience.

Add Enchantment to Your Eid Experience with LOOTAH Perfumes

LOOTAH is ready to enchant the senses of an even wider audience with the launch of its new-look online store and upgraded delivery options. Now, customers can shop all of their favourite perfumes, incense, fragrant oils, and gift sets and enjoy a seamless shopping experience on LootahPerfumes.ae. Eid Al Fitr is fast approaching and even though people may not be able to visit some friends and family in person, LOOTAH is ensuring customers can still show their loved ones just how much they care, with a captivating array of customisable…

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How Dubai’s F&B Industry can Evolve

How Dubai’s F&B Industry can Evolve

During a Post-Lockdown Summer With summer fast approaching and lockdown restrictions gradually being eased, many Dubai residents are wondering what’s next for the city’s F&B industry. As people wait for restaurants, bars and other venues to be given the go-ahead to reopen, albeit under strict health and safety restrictions, F&B businessowners and management are working tirelessly to transform their operational strategies and adapt to the new normal this summer. The Bungalow, a popular beach bar and lounge situated on the south end of La Mer, is one such venue that’s…

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UAE food tech entrepreneurs band together to support local FnB industry with BuyNowDineLater.com initiative

UAE food tech entrepreneurs band together to support local FnB industry with BuyNowDineLater.com initiative

Dubai, May 21 2020 The BuyNowDineLater.com initiative is a platform that allows members of the public to purchase gift vouchers from restaurants and cafes operating in the UAE for later use when restaurants reopen their doors. In light of the current lockdown impacting the FnB industry as a result of the outbreak of the “COVID-19” Corona virus, over 200,000 employees in the hospitality industry in Dubai alone are being affected either directly or indirectly according to a Gulf Business report with many restaurants facing closures. PointCheckout launched the initiative with…

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Emirates Mars Mission Announces Scheduled Launch Date Mars Hope Probe Due to Launch 15 July

Emirates Mars Mission Announces Scheduled Launch Date

 The Emirates Mars Mission, the first interplanetary exploration undertaken by an Arab nation, today announced the scheduled launch of its Mars Hope Probe in a 495,000,000km journey to reach and orbit the Red Planet. The countdown to the launch begins after the probe’s successful transfer from the UAE to Japan, in a journey that spanned more than 83 hours by land, air and sea. As planned, the world will see the Hope Probe launch into space on Wednesday, 15 July 2020 at 00:51:27 UAE time (05:51:27, Japan time) from Japan’s…

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Dubai Customs: Strategic plan to curb corona

Dubai Customs: Strategic plan to curb corona

Inspired and following the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Dubai Customs works in tandem with other government departments and shares and views the latest updates about covid19 through an operations room working around the clock. In support of the national efforts in the UAE to contain and curb the spread of Covid-19, Customs Inspection Division at Dubai Customs is following a strategic plan to handle this crisis. Inspection Division plays a vital role in sustaining food and…

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Eid with OPPO Reno3 Pro and Enco W31 Headphones Enjoy unforgettable Eid moments with OPPO Reno3 Pro and Enco W31 Headphones

Eid with OPPO Reno3 Pro and Enco W31 Headphones

OPPO Reno3 Pro is your perfect companion to capture your favourite moments OPPO Enco W31 is the ideal gift for audiophiles this Eid Eid al-Fitr is a special time for families and friends to celebrate and create memories that last a lifetime. Because it’s unforgettable moments, make this occasion so unique to everyone in the region, OPPO Reno3 Pro is here to help you capture each and every memory this Eid so that you continue to enjoy it for years to come. Featuring its advanced 64MP Zoom Quadcam, the latest…

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Four common payroll pitfalls to avoid

أربع أخطاء شائعة في كشوفات رواتب الموظفين

Payroll management sounds simple in theory. However, it’s surprisingly easy for a growing business to make payroll-related mistakes, especially if it doesn’t have robust processes and systems in place. In some cases, an error can have serious consequences for a business, ranging from damaging employee morale to losses from fraud. Here are a few of the most common errors businesses make in managing their payrolls: 1.     Failing to automate Putting this one right on top of the list makes sense because poor systems and controls are the root cause of…

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Vatika focuses on making quarantine a quality time

Vatika focuses on making quarantine a quality time

Vatika focuses on making quarantine a quality time with new viral campaign  Vatika, the leading natural hair care brand in the Middle East, has launched a campaign to encourage all to be positive and make the most out of their home quarantine. Vatika’s #InspiredByNature campaign suggests fun things that everyone can do at home and, it is centered around borrowing ideas from nature to entertain oneself. Through a series of fun videos released on YouTube and various social media platforms, as well as through partnerships with social media influencers, Vatika…

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Nissan to make face shields for health care workers in Japan Plan calls for making 2,500 shields a month; company studying additional ways to support fight against COVID-19

Nissan to make face shields for health care workers in Japan

Nissan began making protective face shields for health care workers in Japan who are on the frontlines in the fight against COVID-19. The current plan calls for making 2,500 shields a month. Production started at the Nissan Technical Center, the Nissan Research Center, and the company’s Yokohama Plant. In addition, in response to a request from the Japanese government, Nissan is studying ways to support companies that manufacture ventilators and artificial heart-lung machines. Nissan plans to help these producers by proposing improvements to manufacturing procedures, providing working space or manpower…

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AXA and Democrance expand inclusive insurance to customers Partnership to benefit over 10 million customers across Middle East and Africa, Asia and Latin America

AXA and Democrance expand inclusive insurance to customers

Democrance, the UAE-born InsurTech company has joined forces with AXA, one of the largest global insurers in the world to improve financial inclusion and accelerate the development of insurance and protection services that cater to the needs of the low- and middle-income classes across several countries including Thailand, Mexico, Egypt and the Gulf. Inclusive insurance is the need of the hour, with an estimated 3.5 billion individuals unable to access or afford social protection, at a time when they may need it most. Together with Democrance, AXA is providing insurance…

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DIDI Launches Agile Factory to Develop Solutions in Response to COVID-19

DIDI Launches Agile Factory to Develop Solutions in Response to COVID-19

Student-driven initiative applies start-up methodology to tackle crisis directly through design coursework. Two projects from five; surgical face shields, and a community mental health support app, shortlisted as finalists in MBRU hackathon. Curriculum modified for collaborative emergency response in novel approach to e-learning. Reinforces Dubai’s status as a regional hub for talent, knowledge, education.  To address the needs of local communities in the UAE during the COVID-19 Pandemic, faculty and students at Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) have launched Agile Factory, a start-up initiative that houses interdisciplinary design…

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realme Launches Its All New, realme 6Pro and C3

realme Launches Its All New, realme 6Pro and C3

  realme, the fastest growing smartphone brand in the world, unveils the latest in the UAE with realme 6Pro and realme C3. realme is known for its vibrant and fun smartphones designed especially for the younger audience upon the trifecta of strong performance, trendy design, and affordable pricing. After a huge success of realme 6 & 6i, realme has come up with a brand-new succession model realme 6 Pro with the classiest and most exquisite design possible. realme for the first time bought a quad camera design on the rear and…

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GIVE YOUR CLOTHES A SECOND LIFE THIS RAMADAN

GIVE YOUR CLOTHES A SECOND LIFE THIS RAMADAN

WITH COMFORT Contribute to the less fortunate, from the ‘comfort’ of your home For hi-res image, please click here – https://drive.google.com/open?id=1oF9xnq4bD9U7dN1XXQz0qmysSaDXkHS1 Ramadan is far beyond the concept of fasting. It is a time of reflection and spending quality time with family and an opportunity for members of the community to connect and support the less fortunate and those in need. And it all starts with charity. With the current situation of quarantine prevailing and social distancing being practised, Middle East’s most loved household brand, Comfort, brings one closer through the…

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