THE EMIRATES AIRLINE FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE LAUNCHES FIRST FULL SESSION RECORDING IN DIGITAL CONTENT SERIES FROM 2020 FESTIVAL

   THE EMIRATES AIRLINE FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE LAUNCHES FIRST FULL SESSION RECORDING IN DIGITAL CONTENT SERIES FROM 2020 FESTIVAL

Dubai, United Arabic Emirates, 08 April 2020: The Emirates Literature Foundation, home of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, launches its digital content to the world this week, featuring a limited series of panel discussions from the 2020 edition of the Festival. This Tuesday, 7 April, the public can log on to see two of the world’s greatest living adventurers, explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes and mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington, discussing their extraordinary experiences during a panel talk at the LitFest. This is the start of the series of panels, with…

Read More

National Food Products Company Steps up to Meet Demand as Nation Self Isolates

National Food Products Company Steps up to Meet Demand as Nation Self Isolates

Abu Dhabi, UAE (April5,2020):As a result of the current COVID-19 situation, UAE-based National Food Products Company (NFPC) has implemented a series of measures to meet the rising demand in home deliveries, which has seen a huge spike in the past week alone. The company supplies to over 50% of the UAE population with its drinking water, dairy, juice, and bakery products through its household name brands Oasis Water, Blu Sparkling Water, Lacnor Milk and Juices, Laban Up, Gulf & Safa, Milco Dairy, Melco Juices, Aqua Fresh Water and Royal Bakers.…

Read More

Jebel Ali Customs Center provides customs clearance service to clients through smart services

Jebel Ali Customs Center provides customs clearance service to clients through smart services

Dubai – 4 April 2020: To help with the containment of the coronavirus outbreak, Dubai Customs boosted its centers’ preparedness to provide all services to companies and complete transactions online. Companies can enjoy smart services of Dubai Customs to benefit from the excellent facilitations available including booking an inspection date, which will be done fast and with minimal contact. Using Dubai Customs’ smart channels, clients can access all the services and clear their shipments without any need for a physical visit to the Jebel Ali Center. This is part of…

Read More

Abu Dhabi Digital Authority launches the “Abu Dhabi Connect” Project

Abu Dhabi Digital Authority launches the “Abu Dhabi Connect” Project

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 4 April 2020: The Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA), the government entity that leads the digital transformation in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, has announced the launch of the “Abu Dhabi Connect”project under the umbrella of the Abu Dhabi Government Services ecosystem, “TAMM”, through which more than 50 hard-copydocumentshave now been transformed and integrated with the services of 24government entities. Aligned with the Abu Dhabi Plan and Vision 2030, “Abu Dhabi Connect” ushers in a new era in digital sustainability by streamlining data-driven systems and processes throughout…

Read More

Global Village and Dubai Holding announceraffle winner of AED 1.4 million Dubai Wharf apartment

Global Village and Dubai Holding announceraffle winner of AED 1.4 million Dubai Wharf apartment

Dubai, UAE, 4 April 2020:Global Village, the region’s first family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment,hasannounced the winner of its Season 24raffle draw.Thelucky winnerwill receive aone bedroom atJaddaf Waterfront Apartments in the Dubai Wharf residential community that is worth AED 1.4 million. Since the beginning of the year,thousands of Global Village guests have registered their AED 15 entry ticketsand their Wonder Pass cards for the chance to win. VIP pack holders were automatically registered.The draw took place on Friday 3 April at the ARN studios, in the presence of Dubai…

Read More

Delight in a Remarkable Summer Staycation at Jannah Hotels & Resorts

Delight in a Remarkable Summer Staycation  at Jannah Hotels & Resorts

06 April 2020, Abu Dhabi, UAE: With the summer season right at every corner, Jannah Hotels & Resorts has revealed its summer promotion with all its property offering impeccable services, and panoramic views of the Emirates. Wallow in well-appointed suites and rooms for you and your family featuring picturesque scenes from the city of lights in Abu Dhabi’s Jannah Burj Al Sarab, the majestic Dubai Skyline from Jannah Dubai Marina and the pristine beaches and vistas over the Arabian Gulf of Jannah Resort and Villas in Ras Al Khaimah –…

Read More

MBC Group’s #STAY_AT_HOME Operation Registers Significant Growth

MBC Group – An Indispensable Companion during Hard Times

Dubai, United Arab Emirates — (AETOSWire): At the onset of the unprecedented Covid-19 situation, MBC Group launched this operation during March, with the aim of providing the ultimate in entertainment and informative content, luring people-in to stay glued to their screens at home. After three weeks, the region’s leading broadcasters have witnessed unprecedented growth levels in “time spent on TV”, across all of their TV channels and VOD. The period spanning March 22-28 registered the highest increase since the “Stay at Home “operation was launched. *Source: AETOSWire

Read More

Watch your favorite Arabic premium series on OSN this April

Watch your favorite Arabic premium series on OSN this April

Dubai, UAE – 30 March 2020: Get ready for the year’s best line-up ofArabic premium content onOSN, the region’s leading entertainment network, whichaims to keep you entertained while you’re at home this April.From continuing Pan Arabic series, to cutting edge Turkish dramas and must-watch Egyptian comedies,tune in to OSN Ya Hala Al Oulaand OSN Yahala ahead of Ramadan to kill the boredom. First up on OSN’scontinuing series is the Turksih Comedy/ Romance, AlHob Wartta (AKA Afili Ask). Karam and Aisha’s love story undergoes new challenges and obstacles after their family…

Read More

A Recession Survival Guide for Small Businesses

A Recession Survival Guide for Small Businesses

The recent coronavirus outbreak and its impact might lead the global economy into a recession if the uncertainty continues beyond the second quarter of 2020. With the escalation of new cases in various countries in the Middle East and numbers touching almost onemillion patients worldwide, the world economy is under a lot of pressure, leading to the loss of jobs. It has prompted governments to work on providing economic packages to help business owners to sustain through this ordeal. Recently, Dubai unveiled an economic stimulus package for its free zones…

Read More

Fighting stress, anxiety or depression due to Covid-19? Psychologists to help people in UAE

للمساعدة على مواجهة أزمة فيروس كورونا، مجموعة في بي إس للرعاية الطبية تطلق خدمة الاستشارات والرعاية النفسية على الإنترنت بالتعاون مع كادابام

Dubai-Wednesday, 1st April 2020: The spike inthe number of people tested positive for Covid-19 has induced stress and anxiety among many. In an attempt to help those battling depression, fear panic and other issues, VPS Healthcare has associated with Cadabam’s Group, a renowned psycho-social rehabilitation centerin India, to offer online mental health support for all in the UAE. The healthcare provider has now opened “VPS CadabamsMindtalk”,an online service. Imposition of stricter measures such as confinement to rooms, physical distancing, quarantining, travel restrictions and more have pushed many into depression. Also,…

Read More

CORONAVIRUS: JAGUAR AND LAND ROVER DEPLOY GLOBAL FLEET TO SUPPORT EMERGENCY RESPONSE PARTNERS

CORONAVIRUS: JAGUAR AND LAND ROVER DEPLOY GLOBAL FLEET TO SUPPORT EMERGENCY RESPONSE PARTNERS

Wednesday 1 April, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Jaguar and Land Rover have deployed more than 160 vehicles globally to support emergency response organisations during the coronavirus crisis. A total of 57 vehicles including 27 New Defenders have been issued to the British Red Cross to deliver medicine and food to vulnerable people across the UK who now need additional support due to social distancing rules. Jaguar and Land Rover teams in Spain, France, South Africa and Australia have loaned vehicles to their Red Cross societies and more markets are…

Read More

Real Estate Registration Department Starts Remote Work Scheme

Real Estate Registration Department Starts Remote Work Scheme

Real Estate Registration Department Starts Remote Work Scheme Sharjah – The Sharjah Real Estate Registration Department has allowed its employees to work remotely from home instead of coming to the department offices. The move is in line with the UAE government ongoing efforts to reduce the risk of the pandemic Novel Coronavirus (Covid 19) infection and transmission. The department has formed a committee led by Abdulaziz Ahmed Al Shamsi, Director General of the Department, to ensure the continuity of the work distantly. The head office and all branches across the…

Read More

Tips to avoid bone pain while working remotely

Tips to avoid bone pain while working remotely

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 02 April 2020:Since a lot of people are now asked to work from home amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to talk to Dr Ahmed Labib regarding applying best practices in home to avoid neck and back pain: Dr. Ahmed Labib the Consultant Orthopedics and Sports injuries Head Of Department at Al Zahra Hospital Dubai say: “Many people don’t have proper office chairs and working for extended periods of time on your bed or hunched over a coffee table is not great for your body…

Read More

Dubai Heights Academy shares their Top 10 Tips for a successful home learning environment

Dubai Heights Academy shares their Top 10 Tips for a successful home learning environment

With the latest news from the UAE’s Ministry of Education announcing distance learning for all schools will continue until the end of the current academic year, parents across the UAE are settling into their new roles as home educators for the long term. In an effort to support parents Dubai Heights Academy (DHA),a leading British curriculum school located in the heart of Al Barsha South, has shared their top 10 tips for parents to turn their homes into a classroom and to create a happy and successful home learning environment.…

Read More

UAE will emerge as a world leader in using drone capabilities – Falcon EyeDrones Services

UAE will emerge as a world leader in using drone capabilities – Falcon EyeDrones Services

Dubai, March 31, 2020: A leading company in drone technology expects that the UAE will emerge as a world leader in using drone capabilities in a growing list of fields. Falcon Eye Drones Services (FEDS), Middle East’s leading and one of the world’s top Drone-as-a-Service (DaaS) company,confirmed that the speed of the initiative of government agencies in the UAE to use the capabilities of the drone to speed up the fight against the coronavirus confirms its proactive approach by adopting the latest technologies to maintain and enhance its leading position…

Read More

Ducab announces COVID-19 measures to protect workforce and minimise business disruption

Ducab announces COVID-19 measures to protect workforce and minimise business disruption

Dubai, UAE – March 30, 2020: In light of the global COVID-19 pandemic,Ducab Group, one of the UAE’s largest manufacturing businesses, and a key supplier to the Energy Sector, has implemented measures to ensure the health of employees and public is protected, and that Ducab’s global customers are served with minimal disruption. In full compliance with all measures enforced by the UAE government and guidelines issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO), Ducab is taking all necessary measures to ensure the health and safety of its employees and the wider…

Read More

Al Hamra announces new initiatives to support business partners, residents and customers

Al Hamra announces new initiatives to support business partners, residents and customers

Ras Al Khaimah, UAE; March 30, 2020: Al Hamra, the leading real estate developer, services provider and investment company in the Northern Emirates, has created an economic relief packagewhich includesseveral initiatives to help ease the financial burden of its valued mall tenants,freehold owners, residents and customers,impacted by the Covid-19 outbreak. The announcement is in line with the UAE Government and Ras Al Khaimah’s objectives to support the economic environment and boost financial stability.The initiatives include upto 3 months rental relief, reduction in cooling consumption charges, deferral of fees, waiver of…

Read More

 Golfing superstar Ian Poulter puts on a show for students from Dubai Heights Academy and Emirates Golf Federation

 Golfing superstar Ian Poulter puts on a show for students from Dubai Heights Academy and Emirates Golf Federation

Students from Dubai Heights Academy (DHA), a British curriculum school located in the heart of Al Barsha South, took a break from their regular online lessons yesterday to take part in golf masterclass by the enigmatic golf star, Ian Poulter. The coaching clinic, the first in a digital series and organised by Emirates Golf Federation, took place via Poulter’s Instagram account and allowed students to hone their swing via some top tips and drills hosted by the Ryder Cup legend. During the live feed, students asked Poulter a range of…

Read More

Is ICT Technology keeping its promise as pandemic hits the world? By Roula Tayan; Head of IT at Ericson Middle East

Is ICT Technology keeping its promise as pandemic hits the world?

As the world faces an unprecedented crisis in the form of Coronavirus COVID-19, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) is playing a critical role in bringing people together while social distancing is being practiced across the world. More than ever, information, unified collaboration, and telecommunication including mobile networks form a critical backbone that enables families, health workers, public safety officials, education institutions and critical businesses to stay connected during this global crisis. ICT at this time is an open ecosystem that empowers and accelerates the ambitions of all those who meaningfully…

Read More

معهد المحاسبين القانونيين ICAEW: تفشي فيروس كورونا يدفع اقتصادات الشرق الأوسط مؤقتاً إلى طريق مسدود

معهد المحاسبين القانونيين ICAEW: تفشي فيروس كورونا يدفع اقتصادات الشرق الأوسط مؤقتاً إلى طريق مسدود

أفـاد معهد المحاسبين القانونيين في انجلترا وويلز ICAEW في أحدث تقاريره للمستجدات الاقتصادية، أن اقتصاد الشرق الأوسط سيشهد تباطؤاً حاداً في النصف الأول من 2020، على الرغم من الحزم التحفيزية وتخفيضات أسعار الفائدة النقدية لتخفيف الضربة الاقتصادية نتيجة تفشي فيروس كورونا. وبحسب التقرير، من المتوقع أن يشهد اقتصاد الشرق الأوسط انتعاشاً في النصف الثاني من 2020، عندما تتلاشى حالة الاضطرابات على العرض والطلب. ومن المفترض وفق ذلك أن ينمو إجمالي الناتج المحلي بنسبة 1.0%، بزيادة عن 0.2% في 2019 – لكنه يبقى أقل عن المعدلات المتوقعة سابقاً. ويوضح تقرير مستجدات…

Read More