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Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2018:  Little hearts flutter and thrill as AIGNER celebrates love with this special timepiece and accessory. The iconic horseshoe dial of the timepiece is decked with beautiful hearts that shine against the mother of pearl backdrop. The AIGNER insignia also has two hearts adoring it making the timepiece a token of ... ... Read more
Doha, Qatar - January 13, 2018 –   Qatar Development Bank’s (QDB) export program ‘Tasdeer’ has participated in the Complast Vietnam 2018 exhibition in Ho Chi Minh City, as part of a special pavilion that brought together 14 Qatari companies in the plastics and rubber sector. The Bank's participation in this imp... ... Read more
Banish the bounce to achieve New Year’s fitness resolution success.  . Dubai, UAE, 11 January 2018:  The latest 2018 collection of Panache’s award-winning sports bra has started arriving in TKD Lingerie stores. Purples and pinks infuse the start of the season, picking up the colour trend from the fashion lingerie range and bri... ... Read more
Strengthens its global position as a leading jewelleryretailer with 208 outlets Announcement Eight of the 11 showrooms are going to be opened in the GCC countries The company plans to add 50 more showrooms in 2018 Malabar Gold & Diamonds’ retail network now spreads to 208 showrooms across 9 countries Malabar Gold & Diamonds plans... ... Read more
Michael Kors Spring 2018 jewelry combines whimsical designs with luxe details for a stylish expression of femininity.NEW YORK, JANUARY 9, 2018—  Michael Kors presents Spring 2018 jewelry, an assortment of earrings, necklaces and bracelets designed for the modern woman. Fanciful floral motifs capture the season’s optimistic spirit, ... ... Read more
Dubai, UAE, January 10, 2018:  During Arab Literacy Day on 8 January, IKEA, the much-loved Swedish home furnishing retailer, gave children the chance to ignite their passion and understanding for Arabic with its new in-store initiative. ‘Arabic Reassembled’ is a creative solution for children to learn and create 12 Arabic words tha... ... Read more
Michael Kors Spring 2018 jewelry combines whimsical designs with luxe details for a stylish expression of femininity.NEW YORK, JANUARY 9, 2018—  Michael Kors presents Spring 2018 jewelry, an assortment of earrings, necklaces and bracelets designed for the modern woman. Fanciful floral motifs capture the season’s optimistic spirit, ... ... Read more
Robots the Other Key Factor of LG’s Transformation into an AI CompanyDUBAI, UAE, Jan. 8, 2018 —  Following the introduction of the company’s robot lineup a year ago, LG Electronics (LG) continues to push the envelope with the unveiling of three more work robots at CES 2018. LG is introducing three new concept robots spe-... ... Read more
Diverse Range of Audio Products Not Only Deliver Great Sound but Advanced Intelligence as WellDUBAI, UAE, Jan. 07, 2017 —   LG Electronics (LG) at CES 2018 is showcasing superior, clearer and smarter lineup of premium audio products that promises to change the way people think about home speakers. New for 2018 is Meridian Audio&rsqu... ... Read more
Dubai, December, 29 2017 - Dubai has been named the World's Greatest New Year's Eve Destination for 2018 by The World Travel Guild. The string of city-wide celebrations occuring across the Emirate this year to ring in 2018 will be unmatched by any other city in the world, says the organization. The festivities will be led by a light sh... ... Read more
Doha, Qatar – December 27, 2017 – Riad Hamade, executive editor of Bloomberg News MENA, shared his insight on how one of the world's leading news and financial news information companies gathers and breaks news.Hamade was the first speaker in a series of presentations on media companies in context of their overall operations and con... ... Read more
Government ministry partners Inaugural expo that will serve as “pivotal stage” for exhibitors to showcase latest innovations to service productions lines in drive for diverse, sustainable national economyDoha, Qatar - 24 December 2017: - The organisers of Qatar Self Sufficiency Exhibition, has announced that the Ministry of Economy and ... ... Read more
December 2017, MEEZA, an established Qatari Data Services Provider, Fujitsu Services Ltd and Vauban Group today announced that they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into discussions to identify opportunities to provide world class information communication and technology services to Qatar.  In collaboration with MEEZA, a Qat... ... Read more
December 2017, MEEZA, an established Qatari Data Services Provider, Fujitsu Services Ltd and Vauban Group today announced that they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into discussions to identify opportunities to provide world class information communication and technology services to Qatar.  In collaboration with MEEZA, a Qat... ... Read more
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Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2018:  Little hearts flutter and thrill as AIGNER celebrates love with this special timepiece and accessory. The iconic horseshoe dial of the timepiece is decked with beautiful hearts that shine against the mother of pearl backdrop.  The AIGNER insignia also has two hearts adoring it making the timepiece a token of love. The timepiece also comes with matching elegant accessories. Available in three color variations, AIGNER packs beauty with innocence in this Valentine’s gift.   ...read more

Doha, Qatar - January 13, 2018 –   Qatar Development Bank’s (QDB) export program ‘Tasdeer’ has participated in the Complast Vietnam 2018 exhibition in Ho Chi Minh City, as part of a special pavilion that brought together 14 Qatari companies in the plastics and rubber sector. The Bank's participation in this important international exhibition comes in the framework of promoting Qatari products and introducing them to regional and international markets. The exhibition was held from 10 to 12 January 2018. Complast is considered one of the international exhibitions specialized in the plastics industry, serving as a platform for attracting companies and br ......read more

Oxford Business Group given details of international development efforts  Dubai, UAE, January 13, 2018:  Efforts to build cooperation with the international community through collaborative ventures which the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) is undertaking in developing countries was high on the agenda at a meeting held recently between its Director General, Khalifa bin Jassim Al Kuwari, and a team from Oxford Business Group (OBG).  The QFFD is responsible for overseeing Qatar's international development and improving the livelihood of communities around the world through the distribution of the country’s foreign aid. Its remit includes empowering populations b ......read more

Banish the bounce to achieve New Year’s fitness resolution success   Dubai, UAE, 11 January 2018:  The latest 2018 collection of Panache’s award-winning sports bra has started arriving in TKD Lingerie stores. Purples and pinks infuse the start of the season, picking up the colour trend from the fashion lingerie range and bringing it through to sports.   Also new for the season is the invisible under clothes ‘latte’ colour alongside white, black, and grey in the neutral range.     The sports bras all have one thing in common; developed in conjunction with Loughborough University, they have been scientifically proven to reduce bounce ......read more

Strengthens its global position as a leading jewelleryretailer with 208 outlets   Announcement Eight of the 11 showrooms are going to be opened in the GCC countries The company plans to add 50 more showrooms in 2018 Malabar Gold & Diamonds’ retail network now spreads to 208 showrooms across 9 countries Malabar Gold & Diamonds plans to expand operations in the United States of America, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Brunei Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor to be a part of the event celebrating the achievement of 200 stores globally   Dubai, UAE. January 10, 2018:  Malabar Gold & Diamonds, one among the BIG 5 jewellery retailers globally, is op ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 10, 2018:  During Arab Literacy Day on 8 January, IKEA, the much-loved Swedish home furnishing retailer, gave children the chance to ignite their passion and understanding for Arabic with its new in-store initiative. ‘Arabic Reassembled’ is a creative solution for children to learn and create 12 Arabic words that are used daily, using the all-familiar IKEA instruction manual.  You can also participate in the event at Yas Mall from 11-13 January or at Dubai Festival City from 8-13 January.   ...read more

By Monzer Tohme, regional vice president, Middle East & Africa, Epicor Software Qatar, January 9, 2018:  Manufacturing in Qatar, along with virtually all other industries, is going through a significant period of change. Driven by rapid technological development, manufacturers are having to work smarter, operate more efficiently and be prepared to innovate.  Over the next 12 months, these factors will be supplemented by a combination of political and economic upheaval that is likely to have far-reaching ramifications, such as geopolitical tensions, fluctuating currency rates and the implementation of VAT across the GCC. In order to be able to respond to these changes a ......read more

Michael Kors Spring 2018 jewelry combines whimsical designs with luxe details for a stylish expression of femininity. NEW YORK, JANUARY 9, 2018—  Michael Kors presents Spring 2018 jewelry, an assortment of earrings, necklaces and bracelets designed for the modern woman. Fanciful floral motifs capture the season’s optimistic spirit, while radiant rose gold-tone finishes and touches of pavé crystal complete each piece with feminine glamour. Michael Kors Spring 2018 jewelry will be available at Michael Kors stores and select retailers worldwide beginning January 2018. ...read more

Qabala is the 2nd destination in Azerbaijan for Air Arabiaa Three flights per week serving Qabala from 27 June 2018 Sharjah, UAE; 08 January 2018:  Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), announced today that it will launch a new route in Azerbaijan, flying to the popular touristic city of Qabala from 27 June 2018. Air Arabia currently serve Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan with daily flights.   Featuring a moderate climate and a mountainous landscape, Qabala is a destination of choice for travellers looking to spend their summer closer to nature, immersed in the city’s scenic surroundings and rich cultural her ......read more

Robots the Other Key Factor of LG’s Transformation into an AI Company DUBAI, UAE, Jan. 8, 2018 —  Following the introduction of the company’s robot lineup a year ago, LG Electronics (LG) continues to push the envelope with the unveiling of three more work robots at CES 2018. LG is introducing three new concept robots spe-cifically developed for commercial use at hotels, airports and supermarkets. These new robots represent LG’s commitment to expanding its business into a future growth engine based on its leading robotics technology. All part of LG’s new CLOi (pronounced KLOH-ee) robot brand, the Serving Robot, Porter Robot and Shopping Cart Robot ......read more

Diverse Range of Audio Products Not Only Deliver Great Sound but Advanced Intelligence as Well DUBAI, UAE, Jan. 07, 2017 —   LG Electronics (LG) at CES 2018 is showcasing superior, clearer and smarter lineup of premium audio products that promises to change the way people think about home speakers. New for 2018 is Meridian Audio’s advanced high-performance audio technology to deliver more natural and warm sound. From immersive Dolby Atmos® soundbars to portable Bluetooth speakers and its latest artificial intelligence (AI) speaker, LG has something for every music and movie lover. Sound All Around and Above  LG’s new SK10Y soundbar delivers 550W ......read more

Dubai, UAE, January 3, 2018:  As instructed by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Emirates’ Chairman and Chief Executive today announced that Emirates airline will operate a special A380 flight to Kuwait for UAE supporters to attend the finals of the Arabian Gulf Cup.  The UAE team will face Oman in the final match which will be held this Friday, 5 January. ...read more

Dubai, December, 29 2017 - Dubai has been named the World's Greatest New Year's Eve Destination for 2018 by The World Travel Guild. The string of city-wide celebrations occuring across the Emirate this year to ring in 2018 will be unmatched by any other city in the world, says the organization.  The festivities will be led by a light show at the Burj Khalifa, the worlds tallest building. Emaar group, the property developers and producers of the show have dubbed the event "Light Up 2018" and will be looking to set a Guiness World Record with what they have been teasing will be an incredible laser and water show unlike anything ever seen before.  Upwards of 1. ......read more

Doha, Qatar – December 27, 2017 – Riad Hamade, executive editor of Bloomberg News MENA, shared his insight on how one of the world's leading news and financial news information companies gathers and breaks news. Hamade was the first speaker in a series of presentations on media companies in context of their overall operations and content production that is being hosted by Northwestern University in Qatar. “Our clients rely on our news portal to make major business decisions. We are held accountable for the news that we share and how quickly we do it,” said Hamade, a 17-year veteran of the company. “Bloomberg’s strength is that it does extremely w ......read more

Government ministry partners Inaugural expo that will serve as “pivotal stage” for exhibitors to showcase latest innovations to service productions lines in drive for diverse, sustainable national economy Doha, Qatar - 24 December 2017: - The organisers of Qatar Self Sufficiency Exhibition, has announced that the Ministry of Economy and Commerce is the Main Partner in the exhibition which is considered a first-of-its-kind event in Qatar and the region. The exhibition is recognised as a key driver in Qatar’s goal for a diverse, sustainable economy based on knowledge and innovation. With the country pressing on towards the National Vision 2030 plan, under the bold and v ......read more

December 2017, MEEZA, an established Qatari Data Services Provider, Fujitsu Services Ltd and Vauban Group today announced that they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into discussions to identify opportunities to provide world class information communication and technology services to Qatar.  In collaboration with MEEZA, a Qatar Foundation subsidiary, this MoU will allow the parties to work to support Qatar’s National Vision 2030 by leveraging the Fujitsu Human Centric Innovation approach to delivering world class digital transformation and technology services. The MoU will examine how to create significant market opportunities for a full range of technology pr ......read more

Sally Hansen, Self-Made Beauty Dubai, UAE, December 21, 2017:  For over half a decade, Sally Hansen has been at the pioneering edge of beauty and established itself as a true innovator in nail care.  Through a simple philosophy of quality, practicality and affordability, Sally Hansen is the number one nail care brand in the USA. The brand is celebrated for its range of inventive products. Strength is Gold Sally Hansen Nailgrowth® Miracle Serum is a revolutionary treatment which answers to the growing demand from women around the world for more effective beauty treatments.  THINK: 59% Longer Nails!* Instantly smooth cuticles. Guaranteed! It’s Gold!. Yo ......read more

Swarovski hosted a sparkling event in anticipation of the upcoming festive season at its boutique in Doha Festival City.  Held on the 6th of December, the event was attended by select media, bloggers and visitors to the store. The event was hosted by noted Qatar based blogger, Elmira of ElmirasWorld fame, who talked to the audiences about her favorite pieces from the brand. And she quoted “Swarovski is more than just accessories to complete the woman look and outfit, Swarovski make you want to dress to match those accessories” ...read more

Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2017:  Skyline University College has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Jaipuria Institute Management on December 11, 2017 in Noida, India. SUC Dean Dr. Amitabh Upadhya and Jaipuria Institute Management Vice-Chairman Mr. Shreeva Jaipuria signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations. Both parties have agreed to collaborate on several areas of cooperation such as Faculty Exchanges, Student Exchange, Collaborative Projects, Scholarships, Information Exchange, Conferences, and Program Reviews.  Also present during the signing ceremony were Jaipuria Institute Management Dean of International Relations Dr. Poonam Sharma. The MoU ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2017:  Skyline University College welcomed more than 1,300 students from 38 Arab and Non-Arab schools in the UAE at the 9th edition of Skyline Inter-School Sports Festival. The week-long sports fest that ran from December 4-10, 2017 concluded with a new set of champions in Football, Cricket, Basketball and Table Tennis. The Chief Guest of the awarding ceremony was Mr. Abdullah Al Kutbi, Head of Legal Department, Sharjah Sports Council. The Skyline Inter-School Sports Festival is organized annually by SUC Sports Department headed by Mr. Sanjay Benjamin. WINNERS: Football: Winner: Philadelphis Private School, Dubai (Second Consecutive Year) Runner-Up: T ......read more

TRADE ROUTES   Transported by the breeze of Time to an era of Exploration and daring Adventure, Penhaligon’s collection Trade Routes is infused by the vast array of exotic ingredients that arrived into the London docks at the end of the 19th century.   Known as the Warehouse of the World, the docks were dense with the opulent and the fantastical and the air overhead filled with a fragrant pot pourri. Tea, spice, silk, pearls, rum; all found on the homebound Clipper merchant ships, menaced by privateers and pirates and serenaded by the Trade Winds.   This rich collection offers a journey to magical, distant lands.   OUD de NIL What coul ......read more

I was invited at Robinsons, a Luxury Shopping Destination, to interview a very dynamic, enterprising, enthusiastic and probably the youngest perfume designer- Mr. David Benedek. Mr. David(BDK) has his very own individual perfume house that is based at that Palais Royal, Paris. He demonstrates a strong passion about his work. Furthermore, he grew up in a perfume heaven (Perfume shop in Paris) with his grandparents and parents owning a perfume store. Later, he went on to study Economics and Management. Eventually, his passion drove him to specialize in the field of perfumery and cosmetics.  BDK prefumes are known to be long lasting and mostly loved by both men and women. Last Jun ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2017:   LG has paved the way for a plethora of electronics and home appliances, however its commitment to the development of televisions and in particular OLED technology has set a new standard of excellence by which televisions today and in the near future, will be measured. LG has succeeded in increasing its share of the premium TV market via its OLED TVs, which the company first began manufacturing in 2013. With OLED making huge strides, LG has successfully established firm grounds within the OLED industry with LG’s technological expertise within the OLED technology. LG OLED TVs have been dominating the TV rating slots, earning the title “ ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2017:  The Corporate Affairs Office of Skyline University College organized the 10th CEO Lecture Series on November 20, 2017 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall.  The Keynote Speaker and the veteran,   Mr. Rajesh Sethi, Chief Executive Officer of Noor Takaful with his vast experience in strategy, insurance, and investment banking has inspired the young minds.   During his talk, Mr. Rajesh shared his experiences where students can gain career insights and help them set their goals. He also discussed the challenges students will be facing in the future and imparted some tips on how to be a winner in career and in life. Finally, Mr. Rajesh gave a ......read more

Latest AIGNER timepieces and True diamond jewellery tell a new story of time Dubai, UAE, December 9, 2017:  Besides its supreme quality and brilliant craftsmanship, there is something that set the creations from Aigner apart— the unmistakable horseshoe dial – having graced the timepieces for over 50 years. In a refreshing update, the Maison explores old-world antiquity and brings back the glitz and charm of the era of jazz, glamour and excitement. The signature horseshoe settles for a modest cameo as the dials grow bigger and colors grow brighter.  AIGNER Vicenza, a showstopper timepiece from the collection reflects a strength and sophistication that transcends gend ......read more

In honor of volunteers in all parts of the world Doha, Qatar – December 7, 2017 –  NAMA Center, one of Qatar Foundation for Social Work’s (QFSW) affiliated Centers, has participated in the 2017 International Volunteer Day celebrations, in the framework of its ongoing encouragement of voluntary work and the promotion of community participation, while reaffirming the importance of volunteering as a noble humanitarian value and the need to support volunteers for their pivotal role in achieving comprehensive development in their communities.  NAMA Center is regarded as one of the most prominent social institutions that have contributed to the promotion of a volu ......read more

Doha, Qatar - December 7, 2017 –  With the aim of supporting Qatari entrepreneurs and nurturing their creative and innovate ideas toward achieving a diversified economic development in the State, Qatar Development Bank (QDB) has launched the sixth edition of its National Business Competition “Al Fikra” at a press conference held yesterday at its headquarters, in the presence of Ooredoo and Sasol the competition’s official partners, and Carnegie Mellon University-Qatar (CMU-Q) representatives, and a number of QDB officials. Al Fikra is an educational initiative to nurture and develop entrepreneurs in Qatar through workshops aimed at developing their entrepreneu ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 6, 2017:  Skyline University College has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah on November 28, 2017 at SUC Innovation Lab. SUC Deputy Director and Head of Marketing and Communications, Mr. Rakesh Gaur and Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah General Manager, Mr. Alan Stocker signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations. Also present during the MoU signing were SUC Corporate Affairs Office Head Mr. Pawan Bhatia, Waldorf Astoria Director for Human Resource Department Ms. Begina Campoy, and Waldorf Astoria Manager for Learning and Development Mr. Soham Natu – Manager. Both parties have agreed upon several points ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 5, 2017:  Skyline University College held its 5th Edition of Skyline Carnival on December 1, 2017 at Skyline Campus in University City of Sharjah. SUC Founder President Mr. Kamal Puri welcomed the Chief Guest of the event, Mr. Mohammed Diab Al Musa, Education Advisor of H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah for the event inauguration and UAE 46th National Day celebration. Balloons in colors red, green, white, and black were released as a symbol of support to the country and to the leaders of the UAE.  Mr. Mohammed along with Mr. Puri and other VIPs visited the country stalls in the Skyline Carn ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 5, 2017:  Skyline University College conducted the Marhabtain - Renewal Tour Guide Training Program for Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) on November 27, 2017 at SUC Campus. Mr. Mohammad Youssef, Senior Consultant - Tourism Affairs & Acting Manager - IPTD of SCTDA briefly introduced SCTDA and its role to the participants. A well-structured training session was conducted thereafter. Resource Speakers of the training were SUC Dean Dr. Amitabh Upadhya, Student Services Department Head Dr. Osama Ali Thawabeh, and Associate Professor Dr. Mohit Vij who covered the topics of: Tourism Phenomenon Role of a Tourist Guide, Sharjah as a Tourist D ......read more

Dubai, UAE, December 5, 2017:  Skyline University College in cooperation with DANUBE Group has organized Woman of Substance: A Panel Discussion on Women Empowerment on November 27, 2017, at SUC Campus. The panel discussion was aimed at raising awareness on the obstacles women are experiencing today as well as to encourage them to make their own decisions, stand up for themselves, and start believing in their power to make a change in the society. SUC Assistant Professor Dr. Kakul Agha briefly introduced the topic to the audience before the panel discussion and acted as the panel moderator of the event.  The distinguished panelists were three of the most inspiring women in the ......read more

SOUQ doubles number of items sold during White Friday 2017 compared to last year’s event With one million deals on offer, total number of items sold more than doubled compared to last year’s event 18 items sold per second during highest traffic time Products from over 16,000 fashion, beauty, electronics, grocery and other brands were on sale Over 70% of customers shopped through mobile devices across the region Almost half of customers paid using electronic payment methods 29th November, 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:  SOUQ.com today announced that the number of items sold during White Friday 2017 more than doubled compared to last year - making it the ......read more

ELEMIS     THE SCIENCE OF BEAUTY SLEEP NEW Peptide4 Night Recovery Cream-Oil      EXTRAORDINARY USER TRIAL RESULTS   100% agreed their skin well rested   99% improved visible fine lines and wrinkles and glowing complexion   99% skin looked and felt firmer   98% best overnight treatment       Wake up to a nourished and healthy-looking complexion ELEMIS’ Peptide4, inspired by these circadian rhythms, helps to support the skin’s natural processes.  The skin follows natural circadian rhythms, triggering cells to perform important processes at specific time ......read more

Independent user trials* agreed that their skin: 91% feeling softer and moisture 90% Healthy and glowing appearance 89% feeling nourished ELEMIS Featuring a potent trio of seaweeds Pro-Collagen Marine Oil maximises hydration for younger-looking skin. This replenishing facial oil has been formulated with a trio of seaweeds - Padina Pavonica, Golden Seaweed and Roaring Water Kelp - to deliver maximum hydration, whilst reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.  White Poppy seed oil plumps the skin with moisture and leaves the complexion looking revitalised and radiant.  This product helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and revital ......read more

Visit the IKEA exhibition at the heart of Dubai Design Week, inspiring celebration and play Dubai, UAE, November 22, 2017:  IKEA, the much-loved Swedish home furnishing retailer, has created a grand exhibition, inspired by a magical playhouse fantasia, which is now open to the public at Dubai Design District. Kicking off Dubai Design Week on November 14th and open until November 25th, visitors will be taken on a journey from wishing trees to topsy turvy illusions.  Whether children or adults, IKEA wants to remind the nation of the little things in life that matter, that  good things can happen if you say yes to more fun! IKEA recently conducted its third global Play Repo ......read more

Shoppers can snap up deals on a whopping five million products that will match the lowest prices in the region SOUQ further boosts operational excellence ahead of White Friday sale to create a superior customer shopping experience Targeted investment into expansion of Fulfillment Centers to gear up for increased demand Growth in number of staff and additional pickup points to meet high volume of orders Roll out of credit card payment on delivery in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) 20th November, 2017, Dubai, U.A.E:  SOUQ.com, the online retail and marketplace in the Middle East, has integrated some of parent company Amazon's (AMZN) processes and systems to further str ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2017:  Skyline University College, Sharjah, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah and one of the oldest private universities in the United Arab Emirates, has produced more than 7000 graduates over the years guided by its mission of pursuing academic excellence and instilling knowledge, skills, competencies, and value-based education among its students. On its 27th Graduation Ceremony, more than 300 students representing 25 nationalities have successfully received their BBA and MBA degrees on November 16th, 2017 at the University City Hall, University City of Sharjah, UAE. The Chi ......read more

Marking the launch of the Company’s 6th store in 2017 Doha-Qatar – 15 November 2017:  In the framework of its ongoing efforts to bring its trademark shopping experience to the residents of all areas across the country, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company QSC (Al Meera) officially opened the doors of its new shopping center in Umm Garn to consumers on the 14th of November. The opening took place in presence of Mr. Cobus Lombard, Al Meera Acting Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Salah Al Hammadi Al Meera Deputy CEO, as well as Mr. Mubarak Al-Kuwari, Director of Al-Da'ayeen Municipality, and Mr. Mishal Al-Nuaimi, Member of the Municipal Council of the Eighteenth Circuit besides o ......read more

Doha, November 15, 2017:  In the framework of its social responsibility plan, Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, recently organized an informative session titled “Risk Management Best practices” to students of Banking and Finance at Qatar University.  The session was hosted by Mr. Oliver Schwarzhaupt, al khaliji’s Group Chief Risk Officer, who discussed the different ways university students can explore the field of banking and finance through special initiatives and activities. Through the special event, al khaliji has put its many years of experience and the expertise of its senior executives at the fingert ......read more

SOUQ’s biggest online sale to run an unprecedented 500,000 deals on 16,000 brands for shoppers in the GCC and Egypt from 22 to 25 November 50 times more deals on offer than last year across all categories, from electronics to furniture, fashion, toys and much more SOUQ adds massive new line up of leading labels on offer for White Friday Sale  14 November 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:  SOUQ.com has announced the return of its biggest online shopping event, the annual “White Friday Sale”, with 500,000 deals across the region on more than 16,000 brands, from Wednesday 22nd to Saturday 25th November 2017. In its fourth year running, shoppers across t ......read more

Doha, Qatar - 12 November 2017:  Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, has provided support to the Qatar Orphan Foundation “Dreama”. This comes within the framework of the Bank's social responsibility program, and to serve common humanitarian issues, in support of Dreama’s efforts. The support was delivered by Mr. Hamad Al Kubaisi, the Group’s Head of Human Resources and Administrative affairs, and Ms. Rana Ahmad Al Assaad, Head of Personal Banking, during their visit to Dreama. Mr. Ahmed Hussain, Head of Support Services Department, received support on behalf of Dreama. Al Khaliji is keen on advancing its social ......read more

New scent burst technology, leaving your hair smelling apple fresh all day long Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2017:  Transitioning into the winter season, women find themselves looking for the next best thing in must-have hair care products in an effort to freshen up their hair and reinvent their look. It doesn’t come as a great surprise that most women love the smell of beautiful, freshly washed hair, so Head & Shoulders has introduced a new formula in their exciting Apple Fresh shampoo to add long-lasting fragrance to locks all day long– and it has even impressed some of the region’s most notable TV stars.  When TV host and producer Mariam Said was asked to ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 9, 2017:  In line with the university’s effort to engage students with experienced people from the industry, Skyline University College Library Department organized an “Author Meet and Greet” with Jasmine Brett Stringer on November 7, 2017 at SUC campus.  Jasmine is a renowned American author, lifestyle expert, and motivational speaker. She is the author of “Seize Your Life: How to Carpe Diem Every Day”—a book full of lessons, helpful tips on life improvement, and stories that will certainly inspire readers to lead a better life.  Jasmine conducted a motivational talk with the topic, “Seize your Life: Roadmap to ......read more

HAPPIEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD?  Dubai, 7th November 2017:  The UAE could be one of the happiest places in the world, as nearly half of us have admitted to playing every day, according to a poll* conducted by much-loved Swedish home furnishing retailer, IKEA.  Nearly 100% of respondents in the UAE think that it is important to enjoy play as an adult, with many identifying happiness and positivity as the main reasons why. From utilising it to connect with friends and family (26%) to discovering new ways of doing things (24%), play is considered highly important for both children and adults.  In order to enable a better everyday life at home, IKEA has looked into ho ......read more

HUGO BOSS HUGO BOSS is one of the market leaders in the premium and luxury segment of the global market, who focuses on developing and marketing of premium fashion and accessories for men and women.  The first collection of HUGO BOSS writing instruments was launched on January 7th, 2015. Today more than 18 impressive product lines are developed in this product category. The core of the latest collection comprises of premium writing instruments such as fountain pens, rollerball pens and ballpoint pens. Minimalistic silhouettes and functional designs sets the collection apart. Designed for the connoisseurs of fine writing, Hugo Boss scripts a tale of fashion that exudes charisma an ......read more

New store will be the “go to” space for consumers to connect with the Huawei brand, their latest technologies and their products, at a more personal level.  Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 6th November, 2017:  Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG), today announced that its first 'Experience Store' in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is now open at The Dubai Mall. The store offers consumers a full retail experience, which includes access to Huawei’s latest products and services under one roof. All new products will now be available for pre-booking and sale at the same time as its global launch.  The opening of the first brand store in the Middle ......read more

Operations research expert takes helm as third dean in school’s history Doha, November 6, 2017:  Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) formally welcomed its new dean, Michael Trick, in an installation ceremony at its Education City campus. He is the third dean since CMU-Q opened in 2004. Trick has been a faculty member at Carnegie Mellon University’s main U.S. campus Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, since 1989, and holds a Ph.D. in industrial engineering. He is a researcher and educator in the field of operations research, with a specialization in computational methods in optimization. He also has consulted with professional sports leagues on scheduling. “I am ......read more

JUSTICE LEAGUE – JOIN THE LEAGUE Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman‘s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this imminent threat. But despite the formation of this extraordinary league of heroes - Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash - it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions POLICE LIMITED EDITION TIMEPIECE To mark the release of Warner Bros. Pictures’ much-anticipated action adventure film Justice League, Police has designed ......read more

PUMPKINS, FALLING LEAVES, AND TRICK-OR-TREATING, OH MY! There’s just so much to love about this spooktacular time of year. And, let’s not forget about candy, bonfires, and dressing up. The frightfully festive season is back and to celebrate all things Halloween we’ve launched our special edition Vanilla Pumpkin body care range. EVER WONDER WHY PUMPKINS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH HALLOWEEN? The celebration of the trusty jack-o-lantern is inspired by the Irish Festival Samhain, which marked the transition from the sunny summer season to the dark nights of winter. Candles inside pumpkins provided a guiding light to those travelling along dark paths against the eerie spirits of t ......read more

Doha (October 30, 2017) - The 4th Annual Future Landscape & Public Realm Qatar conference has been launched successfully on Monday as part of Qatar Sustainability Week 2017. The conference was held at Intercontinental Hotel The City, Doha. Dr. Anna Grichting Solder from the College of Engineering at Qatar University chaired the conference. Whilst Mona Noureldin Mohamed from the Ministry of Municipality and Environment delivered a presentation titled “Vibrant Qatar - towards Creating community-based open spaces and public parks”. Ghazi Elsherif from Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ presented the opportunities of using thermal dried sludge and treated sewage e ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 1, 2017:  As a part of corporate social responsibility (CSR) of Skyline University College (SUC), Diploma in Travel and Tourism was launched for the selected inmates at Sharjah Police Punishment and Correctional Institution Department on October 29, 2017. This program was a joint initiative of SUC and Sharjah Police as stated on the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by the parties on October 6, 2017. SUC Dean Dr. Amitabh Upadhya and Deputy Director for Public Relations Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa were present during the launch of the program along with SUC faculty members, Dr. Mohit Vij, Dr. Ajith Kumar, and Dr. Victoria Verna. While speaking on the occasion, Colo ......read more

Dubai, UAE, November 1, 2017:  Skyline University College (SUC) Services Committee organized the annual Blood Donation Camp in cooperation with the Ministry of Health in Sharjah at SUC campus on October 26, 2017. The students, faculty, and staffs have participated in the event and generously poured out their blood donations during the camp.  This yearly activity at SUC aims at fostering among SUC staff and students the importance of helping and reaching out to the people in need of care and compassion.  Every year, SUC endeavors to creating more awareness, spreading help, reaching out to the needy, and setting an example to the students and the society. The Blood Donation C ......read more

For the first time in the region, consumers get a more customised, faster mobile experience powered by Huawei’s breakthrough Kirin AI processor  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 31, 2017:  Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) has unveiled the world’s most powerful AI flagship smartphones – the HUAWEI Mate 10 Series in the Middle East & Africa region. Heralding a new decade of smartphone development, the new HUAWEI Mate 10, HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro and PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 10 devices are set to deliver the ultimate intelligent experience for regional consumers by providing more comprehensive mobile intelligence through Mobile AI.  The HUAWEI Mate ......read more

Autunno Inverno 2017 Dubai, UAE, October 29, 2017:  The Max Mara Atelier collection is a special project focused on coats, a design division dedicated to experimenting with this iconic fashion item. The Fall/Winter 2017 collection explores the heritage of the Max Mara coat, which is reimagined with a new paradigm of geometry. The careful and passionate study of volumes is reflected in silhouettes and shapes that delicately balance between a harmony of geometric figures and the exploration of informal beauty, perfectly imperfect by definition. Double fabrics in rich alpaca, cashmere or pure camel are the most noble of fibers that are treated and transformed as if they were a li ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 26, 2017:  Smooth and stylish, the BU4018-11H men's dress watch from CITIZEN is both classic and carries off an impactful personality. The watch's smooth lines accentuated by the rose gold plated stainless steel case, makes this a watch for the formal occasion. The dressy look is further underlined by the pleasing contrast offered by the black dial and the rose gold plated indexes as well as the brown calf leather strap.   Powered by the 8725-01 Eco-Drive movement, this watch comes with a 6-month power reserve, water resistant up to 10 BAR and possesses an insufficient charge warning and overcharge prevention function.   Specification ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 26, 2017:  Issuing the latest stamp in the iconic Graham Chronofighter family's passport is a timepiece that's cool about being in two places at once. The Graham Chronofighter Vintage GMT integrates a second time zone in a design that takes inspirations from different eras elegantly in its stride. Parented by the series launched at the dawn of the new millennium, this model combines sophisticated contemporary horology with visible vintage flashbacks. It whisks the imagination on time travel trips taking in nostalgic plane adventures, fuelled by whispers of the worlds of independent babyboomers and the liberated Beat Generation. The family's tradem ......read more

Perfect for Middle Eastern Climates, LG’s Latest Air Technologies Bring the Ultimate in Performance, Reliability and Efficiency  Dubai, UAE, 26 October 2017:   LG Electronics (LG) has announced the release of its brand new MULTI V 5 Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) solution designed to offer exceptional performance in Middle Eastern climates. The latest in the company’s successful MULTI V line, this advanced model pushes boundaries even in the most extreme climate conditions with its streamlined functionality optimizing energy efficiency and maximizing user comfort.  The MULTI V 5 is equipped with innovative Dual Sensing Control that monitors temperature ......read more

Net Operating Income reached QAR 932 million, up 7% compared to the same period in 2016 Operating expenses were QAR 255 million, 5% lower than the same period in 2016  Net profit of QAR 454 million, an increase of 7% compared to the same period last year Customer Deposits grew by 8% year on year to QAR 32.2 billion   Doha, October 24, 2017:  Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., announced its financial results for the  nine months to September 30, 2017, reporting a Net Profit of QAR 454 million. This was driven by strong growth of 7% in operating income, effective cost management leading to lower operating expenses and continued prudent provisi ......read more

DUBAI, UAE, October 23, 2017:  Home to more than 51 million people, the GCC is a rapidly developing region that faces growing demands on its infrastructure. Estimates suggest that the population could rise to 65 million by 2030, placing extra pressure not only on natural resources, but also on national infrastructure and governments to lay significant foundation plans for the future. Along with other stakeholders, Ford recognises that massive changes are coming to the way people and goods move around cities and is working with local governments, companies and citizens on finding solutions to solve these challenges.  This week in Riyadh, The Future Investment Initiative summit ......read more

Doha, Qatar, October 21, 2017:  Maharat Qatar is a program sponsored by Qatar Shell to support student engagement and skills in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects, and to promote the application of technology which will enhance the learning environment for students.  As part of this sponsorship, the Qatar National Robot Olympiad (NRO) 2017 took place at Aspire Ladies Sports Hall, involving over 500 students from elementary, junior high and senior high schools from across Qatar.  This marked the inaugural event for Maharat Qatar, sponsored by Qatar Shell and hosted by College of the North Atlantic - Qatar (CNA-Q).    Andrew Faulk ......read more

Dubai, UAE, October 21, 2017:  The 4th Inter-School Young Business Talent Hunt 2017 (YBTH) organized by Skyline University College and The Young Vision magazine has received an overwhelming participation of 40 schools from across the UAE during the 3-day event from October 16-18, 2017 at SUC campus. A total number of 247 teams are competing in three categories of Advertisement Design, New Business Plan, and New Mobile Application. The Chief Guest of the event was SUC Founder President, Mr. Kamal Puri, who delivered a motivational speech to inspire and encourage the young generation. Farzeen Amin, Razan Mutasim, Rashida Puras, Elisha Francesca Santos Salamanca of Westminster School Du ......read more

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