The Big Heart Foundation pledges over USD 1 million to education

“القلب الكبير” تطلق خمسة مشاريع إنسانية في جمهورية باكستان

, vocational training and community empowerment in Pakistan Five humanitarian projects will be executed in partnership with international entities Projects carried out in seven cities include establishment of schools and computer and English language labs Women Welfare Development Centres to be upgraded and fully equipped Mariam Al Hamadi: The projects carried out by TBHF are aimed at supporting the efforts of civil organizations in Pakistan to enhance the lives of refugees and the marginalized groups Under the directives of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His…

Dubai Customs received 516 reports on customs violations through Rafed in 9 months

Dubai Customs received 516 reports on customs violations

Dubai – 27 October 2020: Dubai Customs received 516 intelligence calls and reports through Rafed channels in the first 9 months of 2020 (95 reports in Q1, 175 in Q2, and 246 in Q3). Rafed is a leading service at the government and customs department level worldwide. It is an innovative and confidential community-customs communication channel, Rafed, which receives reports from the public regarding any customs violations, and the service is completely confidential. UAE citizens and residents, as well as people living abroad, are encouraged to be proactive and report…

d3 Supports Lebanon’s Designers, Startups Rebuild Their Business

“حي دبي للتصميم” يطلق مبادرة تمكّن مبدعي لبنان من إعادة تشغيل أعمالهم

Dubai’s creative district extends support to Lebanon’s design industry Initiative enables architecture, fashion, design companies to join Dubai Design District, kick-start operations, rebuild their business Dubai-UAE: 27 October, 2020 – Dubai Design District (d3) is extending support to Lebanese design businesses affected by the Beirut blast with a new initiative enabling startups, entrepreneurs, boutique studios and large-scale companies to restart operations and regain a local and regional footprint. As part of an ongoing commitment to create meaningful change and strengthen the regional design industry, d3, the region’s largest creative community,…

EMIRATES PALACE HOTEL APPOINTS NEW DIRECTOR OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE

EMIRATES PALACE HOTEL APPOINTS NEW DIRECTOR OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE

Abu Dhabi, 28 October 2020 – Emirates Palace, the five-star luxury hotel is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Kooij as the new Director of Food and Beverage at the palace. With over 12 years of experience in the Food & Beverage scene, Tom brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to spearhead the Food and Beverage Department. Prior to joining Emirates Palace, Tom was the Food and Beverage Manager at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong. In 2016, he was first appointed as Assistant Food & Beverage Manager…

10th SIBF Publishers Conference to focus on challenges facing publishers worldwide in the wake of Covid-19

317 ناشراً و33 متحدثاً يناقشون أثر كورونا على واقع صناعة النشر

More than 317 publishing professionals and 33 speakers will participate in the 3-day event in the lead up to the 39th Sharjah International Book Fair Matchmaking sessions will offer unique networking prospects to publishing professionals A golden opportunity for publishers to apply for the US$300,000 SIBF Translation Grant The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) has announced the 10th Publishers Conference to be held at the Expo Centre Sharjah from November 1 – 3, ahead of the official opening of the 39th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) on November 4. The three-day…

 FIRST HOTEL ON PALM JUMEIRAH TO GROW ITS FRESH PRODUCE IN HOUSE

 FIRST HOTEL ON PALM JUMEIRAH TO GROW ITS FRESH PRODUCE IN HOUSE

ANDAZ DUBAI THE PALM  Andaz Dubai The Palm launches new container farm in partnership with GCAF   Boutique, lifestyle hotel Andaz Dubai The Palm, a city favourite for its community inclusive atmosphere, chic restaurant concepts and eclectic interiors has partnered with Dubai-based GCAF (Green Container Advanced Farming) to introduce their very own organic container farm right on the terrace of their Palm Jumeirah location. The hotel’s ongoing commitment to sustainability has been a focus since its 2019 opening, with multiple initiatives to reduce single use plastic and use of environmentally friendly…

5,000 OPTIONS BEYOND SINGLE WOOD VENEER  - INTERIORS TO SUIT EVERY CUSTOMER

Bentley تقدّم 5,000 خيار من القشرات الخشبية

Range of modern options expand Bentley’s veneer offering beyond traditional wood species Extensive personalisation options available through Bentley Mulliner Stone veneers provide the ultimate texture contrast Piano painted veneers bring exterior colours inside the cabin Open pore veneers allow natural surface to be experienced Carbon fibre and diamond brushed aluminium for a sporting finish More than 5,000 possible ways to specify fascias and waistrails  As the average age of Bentley clients continues to fall, the choice provided to the customer is becoming increasingly diverse and modern. Nowhere is this more…

Arab Bank Group reports nine months 2020 net profit of $215.2 million

Arab Bank Group reported net income after tax of $ 215.2 million for the nine months of 2020 as compared to $668.9 million for the prior period, recording a drop of 68%. The fall in the profits is attributable to the build up of higher provisions, driven by current and forecasted economic conditions, and reflects the deterioration in the macro-economic environment in the region and globally, and to lower revenues from interest and fee income because of the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak and lower market interest rates and weakening…

EEG hosts Aluminium Recycling Campaign,  Get ready to deposit on 7th of November.

Residents urged to join 24th edition of “The Can Collection Drive” 26 October, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) invites all members of the society to participate in the 24th cycle of the annual “Can Collection Drive”. EEG, the first ISO 14001 certified NGO in the world continues to take actions to enhance environmental sustainability of the country. The EEG Chairpersion said: “We urge all members of the society  and encourage them to participate, as individuals, corporations, academic institutions, and the society at large and to deposit Aluminium…

Monaco uses eco-friendly engineering to promote biodiversity

Monaco – October 2020: Valérie Davenet, Director of the Department of the Environment, unveiled 3D panels designed to increase marine biodiversity. The unveiling was attended by H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince, Marie-Pierre Gramaglia, Minister of Public Works, the Environment and Urban Development, and Stéphane Valeri, President of the National Council. The panels, which will be submerged to a depth of 35 metres off the coast of Fontvieille in October, were designed by the Department of the Environment and engineering firm SETEC to improve the environmental functions of structures that were submerged in 2014.…