Riyadh and Dubai Stand To Benefit From Autonomous Mobility-On-Demand Solutions

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Intensifying Urban Mobility Challenges Emphasize The Need For An Overhaul Of Public Transport Services, Says New Report By BCG and HSG Dubai / Riyadh, August 11, 2020: Traffic systems worldwide are broken, and countless cities across all continents are being confronted with mounting urban mobility challenges year-on-year, with congestion, carbon emissions, space, and road accidents all becoming increasing causes for concern. Although several new mobility solutions are poised to address these issues beyond 2030, determining which solutions to adopt for each city has been unclear until now, according to a…

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Farnek first FM company in ME to be awarded international certification developed by biorisk experts


GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation Program, the only global outbreak prevention, response, and recovery accreditation for facilities that establish a cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention programme    Dubai, United Arabi Emirates, 11th August 2020: Leading UAE-based technology and sustainability-driven facilities management (FM) company Farnek, is the first FM company in the Middle East to be accredited by the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a division of ISSA, the global cleaning industry trade association. GBAC STAR is the cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response, and recovery accreditation. It helps organisations establish…

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Center for Drug Information and Evidence-Based Pharmacy to boost Pharmacy Education


The new Center at Gulf Medical University for Drug Information and Evidence-Based Pharmacy at Thumbay University Hospital is reforming Pharmacy Education and Practice in the region. College of Pharmacy at Gulf Medical University is the first to start a drug information center by an Academic Institution in the UAE. It is a center of excellence with collaborations with Washington State University and the Medical University of South Carolina in the USA. The roles of the center for Drug Information and Evidence-Based Practice includes providing drug information support in direct patient…

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 Dubai Heights Academy announces partnership with MIT to launch bespoke AI curriculum


The announcement comes as DHA prepares to launch its secondary school in September 2020 In partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), DHA will trial a three-year project-based bespoke Artificial Intelligence (AI) programme for its secondary students.  Dubai Heights Academy (DHA), a leading British curriculum school located in the heart of Al Barsha South, will launch its secondary school when the new academic year 2020/2021 starts on August 30th. In addition to providing a curriculum that follows the National Curriculum for England and is tailored to comply with local…

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Dubai Customs educates staff through Positivity Platforms

جمارك دبي تُطلق مبادرة “منصات الإيجابية ” لتوعية وتثقيف الموظفين

Dubai – 10 August 2020: Dubai Customs has introduced Positivity Platforms initiative in a bid to educate and raise its staff’s awareness during the coronavirus pandemic. The move comes as part of the organization’s steadfast commitment towards human resources development and education. The initiative has so far carried out 7 virtual lectures and workshops on divers topics, including organizational happiness, positive energy, crisis leadership, nutrition and mental health. Around 800 employees benefited from this program, and the target is to reach 1000 participants in 10 lectures by the end of…

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Sharjah Book Authority accepting applications for Sharjah  Translation Award ‘Turjuman’ until 1 September

Sharjah Book Authority accepting applications for Sharjah

The Award is open to international publishing houses that have published translations of an original publication in Arabic The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) has announced that it will continue to receive applications for the fourth edition of the prestigious Sharjah Translation Award ‘Turjuman’ until 1 September 2020. The award aims to promote Arabic titles globally by encouraging international translators and publishers to pick up titles written by renowned Arab authors and translate them for audiences worldwide, thereby contributing to global appreciation of Arabic literature and enhancing cross-cultural communication. The Turjuman…

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Major new study into podcast landscape in Saudi Arabia  reveals 86% of podcast listeners tune in to brand-funded podcasts


markettiers MENA releases first ever report into the podcast landscape in Saudi Arabia 78% of the population are familiar with the term podcasting 56% of podcast listeners listen socially with their families Podcast listeners trust podcasts more than any other form of traditional media Download the KSA podcast report from here: https://markettiers.com/podcasts/ United Arab Emirates, 10 August 2020 – As podcast listenership continues to climb globally, markettiers MENA has released the full details of its first ever podcast report into the market in Saudi Arabia, which has revealed that 86%…

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INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles shifts gears  to offer customers an experiential digital journey


Dubai, 10 August 2020: Digital will now play a fundamental role in your car buying journey at Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah, and the Northern Emirates. As consumers change their buying habits in today’s era,  INFINITI has enhanced its digital channels, to drive an even more efficient and impactful customer experience. Its new age digital services are aimed at delivering a seamless and convenient online experience to browse and test drive before deciding on that important purchase, with…

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Azizi Developments breaks ground at Dubai Healthcare City’s Creek Views II


Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 August 2020: Azizi Developments, a leading private developer in the UAE, has broken ground at Creek Views II, its newly launched development on the shores of the iconic Dubai Creek in Dubai Healthcare City, a budding community that is rapidly coming to life and increasing in demand. Creek Views II will be built at a value of AED 350m. Mr Mirwais Azizi, Founder and Chairman of Azizi Developments, and Mr Farhad Azizi, CEO of Azizi Developments, in the presence of senior members of the company’s…

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Jawaher Al Qasimi Launches ‘Salam Beirut’ Campaign    Aiding Lebanon Explosion Victims


Jawaher Al Qasimi Launches ‘Salam Beirut’ Campaign Aiding Lebanon Explosion Victims   To bring lifesaving aid, essential food supplies, healthcare and shelter to thousands who lost everything to the shocking tragedy Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi: Sharjah and the UAE are with every family and individual in Lebanon. Our brothers and sisters in Lebanon need us and we must do our best to fulfill our humanitarian duty to them. Lebanon deserves peace and security, and it is time to ensure its people have it. Sharjah, 10 August 2020 Her Highness…

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talabat launches #LunchforLebanon initiative in support of Beirut


●        talabat launches #LunchforLebanon initiative – donating all talabat’s order profits generated between 12-4pm on Wednesday 12 August to Lebanon. ●        100% of all profits made from #LunchforLebanon will be donated to Lebanon. ●        talabat encourages all aggregators to join the initiative. Dubai – UAE, 10 August, 2020: talabat, the region’s leading food and grocery delivery app, has today announced that 100% of all profit made between 12pm-4pm Wednesday 12 August will be donated to Lebanon through the #LunchforLebanon initiative. Tomaso Rodriguez, Chief Executive Officer of talabat, says that talabat…

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Intertek Launches Protek in the Middle East and wins multiple contracts including Saudi Arabian ALBAIK Restaurants


August 9, 2020 Riyadh/Dubai, UAE – Intertek has recently announced the launch of Protek, the first health, safety and wellbeing assurance programme in the world, which is intended to protect people, workplaces and public spaces, including its POSI Check audit solution which helps in the Prevention of the Spread of Infection (POSI). Protek is the first comprehensive offering of assurance services designed to provide businesses across all industry sectors, employees, and consumers the confidence they need to operate in the post-COVID-19 ‘new normal’. Intertek recently signed a contract to provide…

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JAGGAER/Tejari partners with Dubai Government to reveal the latest digital procurement developments


The key procurement trends impacting government and businesses post-COVID-19 have been highlighted during a recent webinar, hosted by JAGGAER Middle East and Africa Security, increased processing power, unlimited connectivity, paperless contracts, and digital signatures top procurement managers requirements Company reveals headcount in the region to increase throughout 2020 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 9th, 2020: JAGGAER, the world’s largest independent spend management company, has highlighted the latest procurement trends during an industry webinar. The event, which hosted representatives from the Dubai Health Authority, Dubai Economic Development, and Dubai Municipality, highlighted…

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A Collaboration between DP World-UAE Region, Dubai Municipality and Dubai Customs The Platform Aims to Simplify Transactions of Over 18,000 Food-Trading Companies by Unifying the Inspection Process of Dubai Municipality and Dubai Customs at Jebel Ali Port, Ensuring the Highest Safety and Quality of Food Shipments Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 9th of August 2020: Dubai Trade — DP World, UAE Region’s single window platform for cross-border trade — has announced the launch of ZADI, a unified food import platform aimed at facilitating the import and re-export of food shipments…

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New Bentayga now available on Bentley’s advanced configurator Over 1.7 million single images used by the online configurator Direct visualisation of engineering data produces a life-like render for customer inspiration Up to 10 billion possible product configurations per model Collaboration between Bentley and Intel leads the future for digital craftsmanship Newly developed rendering software delivers significant efficiency and sustainability improvements Artificial intelligence system trained over-check of every image of an infinitely configurable vehicle to world class standards https://www.bentleymotors.com/en/misc/car-configurator.html (Middle East, 9 August 2020) The new Bentley Bentayga has joined the newest…

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Al Hamra and Manar Mall in Ras Al Khaimah gear up for recovery with exciting summer activities

Al Hamra and Manar Mall in Ras Al Khaimah gear up for recovery

Ras Al Khaimah; August 09, 2020: Al Hamra Mall and Manar Mall in Ras Al Khaimah celebrated Eid Al Adha with a series of entertainment and innovative activations, catering to customers of all ages. Residents and visitors to the two malls enjoyed three days of unrivalled entertainment experiences featuring roaming performances, games for children, and a book fair. Manar Mall is offering an exciting line-up of fun-filled activities for kids such as mascot shows, and arts & crafts workshops all summer long until August 31, 2020. Spreading the love of…

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Brown Armadillo Limited is participating in this year’s Money Conferences

Brown Armadillo Limited is participating in this year’s Money Conferences

Brown Armadillo Limited announced that its executive team will be attending industry events in Europe , the Middle East & Asia throughout October and November of 2020 coinciding with a tour of family offices in the same regions. The decision to include the events in the tour  is a direct response to the high level of interest received after the successful launch of the companies BAIA trading software in the first quarter of 2020. CEO Luis Rafful commented “we are extremely happy with the results we are seeing from the…

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Schneider Electric ranked #1 in the 2020 Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: Europe Top 15


Schneider climbs 2 spots since last year Dubai, UAE, Augst 8th 2020 – Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced it has been ranked #1 in the 2020 Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: Europe Top 15 (June 2020). For many years Schneider Electric has given priority to the digitalization of its supply chain. The Group launched the Tailored Sustainable Connected Supply Chain 4.0 program to create a customized, sustainable and connected Supply Chain from end to end – across procurement, manufacturing, planning and…

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Sharjah FDI Office webinar to guide businesses on how to thrive in the current economic climate

Sharjah FDI Office webinar to guide businesses

Prominent officials & experts will offer actionable insights to investors and business owners The Sharjah FDI Office (Invest in Sharjah), an affiliate of the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), will be turning the spotlight on how businesses can weather the challenging economic climate set in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, at a live, free-to-attend webinar it is hosting next Wednesday, August 12. Eminent speakers include H.E. Dr. Abdul Aziz Al Muhairi – Director, Sharjah Health Authority; Mohamed Juma Al Musharrkh – CEO, Invest in Sharjah; Ismail Ali…

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Dubai Design District Launches d3 Architecture Festival 2020  in Partnership with RIBA Gulf Chapter


Dubai’s first architecture festival seeks to encourage dialogue on identity, context, placemaking in GCC region Three-day event to run from 11-13 November during Dubai Design Week, aims to showcase local and international architectural talent d3 Architecture Festival held in partnership with RIBA Gulf Chapter, with support from RIBA Dubai-UAE: 08 AUGUST, 2020 – Dubai Design District (d3) today launched the inaugural d3 Architecture Festival in partnership with the Royal Institute of British Architects Gulf Chapter (RIBA Gulf Chapter), establishing the emirate’s first platform to showcase regional architecture, urbanism and sustainable…

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