Tuesday 25 July 2017

MBRF seeks submissions for top award

Dubai's Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) has officially opened the door to submissions for the annual Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Award (MBRKA).       The award, under the patronage of Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Ras


RAK expo centre sees 4pc rise in H1 visitors

Ras Al Khaimah Exhibition Centre, a Ras Al Khaimah Chamber initiative, hosted nine different consumer and specialist exhibitions during the first half of 2017 which drew 296,374 local and international visitors. Jamal Al Taher, acting director of RAK Exhibition Centre, said: &ldq


DIFF365 launches year-long drive of comedy films

Du-powered DIFF365@VOX has launched a year-long initiative featuring cuddle comedy films starting with Andrew Rossi’s fashion-themed non-fiction “The First Monday in May”. “Brigsby Bear” is Saturday Night Live’s (SNL) Dave McCary’s debut


Oman wins IODA championships 2019 bid

Oman said it has won bid to host the 2019 International Optimist Dinghy Association (IODA) Asian and Oceanian Championship at its purpose-built Olympic standard venue, Al Mussanah Sports City, from September 30 to October 8. The sports city offers outstanding facilities, includin


PicsArt ropes in Vodianova for key advisory role

PicsArt, a leading image editing app and creative social network, has signed up supermodel Natalia Vodianova as the group's head of aspiration. In this new role, Vodianova will inspire and suggest opportunities to drive positive change through creativity. She has also joined


Mahindra Comviva, Saregama partner to serve ME clients

Mahindra Comviva, a global leader in providing mobility solutions, has entered into a partnership with Saregama – India’s leading end-to-end entertainment solution provider, to cater to its clients in the Middle East. The partnership will allow Mahindra Comviva to cat


UAE ranked 3rd in global change readiness index

The UAE has been ranked third among the world's nations most prepared for change in the latest Change Readiness Index 2017 compiled by top audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG. The first spot was notched by Switzerland. The Change Readiness Index 2017 indicates the capability of


S Korea’s Starflex to showcase at SGI Dubai

South Korea-based Starflex, a top manufacturer of PVC flex products, will showcase innovative solutions at the upcoming SGI Dubai 2018, said event organisers International Expo Consults (IEC), part of Falak Holding. Starflex’s products play a highly important role in the si


UAE tops most powerful women list of Forbes ME

The UAE has topped the Forbes Middle East’s list of the Arab world’s most powerful women with 18 female leaders, followed by Egypt and Lebanon with 16 and 12 women respectively. The recent issue, being issued for the fifth consecutive year, ranks the Top 100 Most Powe


Registrations open for conference of sports women

The International Conference of Sports for Women (ICSW) has announced the opening of registration for those interested in attending the event, which returns for its fourth edition from November 6-7 at Adnec, Abu Dhabi. Having established itself over the years as a leading global platfo

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