The world needs smarter policies for the carbon transition to succeed, Crescent Petroleum CEO tells Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week panel.

The world needs smarter policies for the carbon transition to succeed, Crescent Petroleum CEO tells Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week panel.

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (AETOSWire) — The energy supply crunch in Europe, Asia and the US this past year has underscored the need for smarter carbon-transition policy, Majid Jafar, the CEO of Crescent Petroleum, the oldest private oil & gas company in the Middle East, told industry and policy leaders gathered for a virtual panel at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. To make lasting progress, carbon transition policy must be tailored to each country’s needs and dynamics while addressing the limitations of renewable energy like intermittency and lack of storage. “Any…

Consultation is key to digital success, experts say at start of Expo’s Travel and Connectivity Week

أسبوع السفر والاتصال في إكسبو 2020 دبي: التشاور سِرّ نجاح التواصل الرقمي

DUBAI, 9 January 2022 – Consultation with key stakeholders across society, including the general public, is crucial to a successful digital connectivity strategy, experts noted at the opening session of Expo 2020 Dubai’s latest Theme Week, which focuses on travel and connectivity. “In order to ensure our global community leaves no-one behind, policymakers need to find practical strategies to create equal opportunities, which includes bridging this digital divide,” said Joanna Abeyie MBE, Founder of consultancy firm Blue Moon, speaking as Master of Ceremonies for ‘Closing the Digital Divide’ – a…

25 Years Netcetera: Celebrating 15 Years of Success in the Middle East at GITEX

25 Years Netcetera: Celebrating 15 Years of Success in the Middle East at GITEX

ZURICH & DUBAI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— 2021 is Netcetera’s big anniversary year. What started as a Swiss start-up 25 years ago has developed into an international IT player with over 800 employees and locations all over the globe. One of those locations, Netcetera in the Middle East, has its 15 years anniversary of being close to the customer to optimally serve them with cutting-edge software products and individual digital solutions. At GITEX Global conference in Dubai, 17-21 October, Netcetera is celebrating these anniversaries, and demonstrates their solutions for secure digital…

Al-Futtaim’s Trading Enterprises Honda reports successful H1 sales

هوندا التابعة لمجموعة الفطيم تحقق نجاحاً لافتاً في مستوى مبيعاتها

Al-Futtaim’s Trading Enterprises Honda reports successful H1 sales Honda reported promising first half sales in the UAE in the first six months of 2021 Al-Futtaim’s Trading Enterprises Honda reveals an increase in sales across vehicle, marine engine and power products compared with same period in 2020 and 2019 Al-Futtaim’s Trading Enterprises, the official distributor of Honda in the UAE, announced today an encouraging 75% increase in new Honda car sales in H1 compared with the same period in 2020, and on par with H1 2019. Bestselling vehicles were the powerful,…

 Renault of Arabian Automobiles celebrates success of Koleos trade-in campaign

رينو من العربية للسيارات تحتفل بنجاح حملة كوليوس لاستبدال السيارات

 Renault of Arabian Automobiles celebrates success of Koleos trade-in campaign Dubai, 24 June 2021: Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Renault in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, concluded a successful trade-in campaign through which it invited Renault owners to the R-Store on SZR for a breakfast on the 19th of June to trade in their 2018 (or older) models, with up to AED 7,500 above market value, for a new 2022 Koleos. The campaign was a success, resulting in an…

Global Village pays tribute to Season 25 partners

Global Village pays tribute to Season 25 partners

Global Village pays tribute to Season 25 partners who contributed to Silver Jubilee anniversary success and celebrations The annual awards ceremony was held last night ahead of today’s season finale, with numerous accolades provided to the winners for their outstanding efforts and contributions Dubai, UAE, 2 May 2021: Global Village, the UAE and wider region’s leading multicultural family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, held its annual awards ceremony yesterday, May 1st, to honour its partners, travel trade and media professionals that have contributed to the remarkable success of Season…

RIF Trust Celebrates Women with an Exclusive Offer for Female Entrepreneurs

ريف ترست تحتفي بالمرأة بعرض خاص لرائدات الأعمال

50% off professional fees for all Caribbean Citizenship Programmes  “It’s vital more than ever for modern companies to maintain both 50% female employment rate and equal pay to keep pace with the international standards”, Mimoun Assraoui says Key Points: RIF Trust empowers female entrepreneurs and businesswoman with global mobility through Citizenship by Investment According to the BofA securities’ report, the lack of gender inequality has cost the world economy more than $70 trillion since 1990 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates – March 23th, 2021) – RIF Trust, part of the Latitude…

Designers announced for Arab Fashion Week 24-28 March Presented in Partnership with Microsoft Broadcast live with Facebook Inc.

Designers announced for Arab Fashion Week 24-28 March

  The Arab Fashion Council© (AFC) has announced the participating designers for Arab Fashion Week Fall/ Winter 2021/22, featuring fashion designers from across the Middle East, Asia, Europe, and America. Antonio Grimaldi, this season’s invited guest, the Italian couture designer, is set to make his first Arab Fashion Week debut, completing the stellar line up including Dubai based Amato, Michael Cinco, Nohma Design, Aavva, Euphoria and Maliche, Lebanese designer Jean-Charles Zakaria, Italian designer Sophia Nubes, Turkish designer Ezra Tuba, Polish label JAP Petelicka, Brazilian designers Andrea Conti and Sandro Barros,…

Majid Al Futtaim – Hotels awarded world’s first portfolio-wide LEED Platinum certification

“ماجد الفطيم” أول مجموعة في العالم تنال شهادة LEED البلاتينية

Majid Al Futtaim – Hotels awarded world’s first portfolio-wide LEED Platinum certification Majid Al Futtaim’s 13-property hotel portfolio makes history as the only portfolio in the world to receive Platinum certification for all of its hotel businesses Certification further establishes the UAE as a global hub of sustainability, and sustainable tourism excellence, with Dubai receiving the platinum rating in LEED for cities in 2019 — making it the first city in the Arab world to earn the LEED rating Majid Al Futtaim – Hotels’ platinum certifications mark another step towards…

ADEK OPENS APPLICATION FOR ABU DHABI SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DISTINGUISHED STUDENTS

فتح باب تقديم الطلبات لبرنامج بعثات أبوظبي للطلبة المتميزين

Application opens 21 March and closes 3 April for high-performing Emirati Grade 12 / Year 13 students and undergraduates aged 24 and under Students accepted at the world’s top 20 universities are eligible for a fast-track scholarship application process Outstanding Abu Dhabi scholars to receive end-to-end academic, career and personal development guidance in-line with the emirate’s future labor market needs  The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) announced opening application for the Abu Dhabi Scholarships for Distinguished Students – a premier program for Abu Dhabi’s outstanding Emirati students…