Wednesday 26 April 2017

HTC U Idol contest launched with Hamaki

HTC has teamed up with Arab Singer Mohamed Hamaki, to present HTC U Idol, a contest where fans can showcase their singing talents and win a chance to sing with the popular musician. The winner will be chosen by Hamaki himself to share a recording studio session with the star in C


Oman ministry wins top award for digital media

Oman’s Ministry of Tourism has won a Gold Award in the ‘Best Use of Social Media’ category at the recently held Mena Digital Award in Dubai, UAE. The Award was received by Maitha Saif Al Mahrouqi, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Tourism on the sidelines of the


Etisalat expands MBC channel line-up

Etisalat’s eLifeTV subscribers can now enjoy the entire MBC channel line-up including the Shahid onDemand service and a new exclusive channel. The new channel, named ‘MBC + eLife, is a premium general entertainment channel focused on the most popular Arabic TV series


Yahlive signs major broadcasting deal with Tajikistan

Abu Dhabi-based Yahlive, a leading satellite broadcasting company, announced today that it has signed a long-term agreement with the Committee for Television and Radio under Tajikistan government to broadcast six Tajikistan government-run channels across its East Beam covering the Middle East a


New Zealand set to join Expo 2020 Dubai

New Zealand Minister for Economic Development Simon Bridges today (April 24) formally announced the country’s participation in the big event by delivering a letter of acceptance from Simon William English, Prime Minister of New Zealand, reported state news agency Wam. The c


Major 3G exhibitions set to open in Bahrain

Northern Gulf's biggest exhibitions showcasing the very best in construction, interiors and real estate will open their doors in Bahrain tomorrow (April 25) with a record number of property developers at the three-in-one event, which has now expanded to include an evening festival.


Hilal Conferences and Exhibitions launches 3G Festival

Bahrain-based Hilal Conferences and Exhibitions is adding a new dimension to its popular “3 Exhibitions under One Roof”, with a festival. The festival takes place at the Bahrain International Exhibition Centre on the sidelines of the Gulf Property Show, Gulf Interiors


BNA chief survives Paris terror attack

Bahrain News Agency acting director general Mohannad Suleiman Al Nuaimi survived the Champs Elysees, Paris, shooting on Thursday night, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication, citing a source.   For further details, visit


Thomson Reuters ends seminar series in UAE

Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of news and information for professional markets, concluded the celebration of its 150th anniversary in Mena with the last of its three-day seminar series with UAE-based entrepreneurs. The Mena region, and Dubai in particular, has


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