Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2018: All about ease…the relaxed attitude of sarongs, kimonos and pajamas juxtaposed with oversized menswear tailoring…Laid-back jackets, trenches, shirts, shorts and trousers…the luxe sweatshirt…Barefoot glamour for evening…fractional layering&hellip... ...
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2018: Artist Phuong Dang, in collaboration with renowned perfumer Bertrand Duchaufour, combines art and science to create a collection of olfactory poems, true works of art, striking in both their originality and their beauty. Inspired by Phuong’s original paintings and perfume concepts, which seek to capture human... ...
Doha, Qatar – March 20, 2018 – Barwa Bank, Qatar's most progressive Shari’ah compliant financial service provider, announced the names of the most recent round of draw winners for Thara’a, its Shari’ah compliant savings account, at the Bank’s headquarters. As the draw results showed, Mr. Moha... ...
The act of rebellion is an act of freedom. POLICE, as a brand thrives on a simple philosophy: your choice is your style. The designs don’t conform to the imaginations of a designer, instead, they canter and run parallel to unique choices.The classic POLICE DNA is strong, rebellious and vocal but the vicissitude of rebellion is every generatio... ...
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2018: If you are looking to stock up on baby care essentials or for beautiful fragrances suitable for babies & kids, look no further than Glambeaute.com, the one-stop shop for beauty and wellness in the UAE. French brand, Corine De Farme available on Glambeaute.com helps protect your new born baby’s skin w... ...
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2018: Designed by IKEA and Bea Akerlund, a fashion activist, with items like large glass hats, lip-shaped pillows and 3D-printed hands, OMEDELBAR is a collection that includes everything to display one’s clothing, accessories, and personality. It’s also a limited edition collection, making every product all t... ...
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2018: Continuing the success of one of the brand’s most coveted styles, the iconic “Carlina” sunglass is reinterpreted with a fresh creative touch that adds instant flair to this already magnetic style.The newly designed frame is encircled with an unconventional twist motif upon intertwining metal filam... ...
In the context of supporting local farms and agricultural products Doha-Qatar –18 March 2018: As part of its ongoing support for local agricultural products and entrepreneurs, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company QSC (Al Meera), launched an initiative called, ‘Products from Qatar’ at Al Meera Hypermarket, Hyatt Pl... ...
Doha, Qatar – March 18, 2018: Qatar Development Bank (QDB) in collaboration with Strategyzer imparted a specially designed course ‘Business modeling and value proposition design’ for low-medium startups and entrepreneurs supported by the bank. The course was conducted at the Marriot Marquis – city center in ... ...
The 10th Annual Youth Conference organized by Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s programme, ROTA, aims to underpin the belief that youth are the building blocks of a responsible society. Doha, Qatar – 17 March 2018: Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s programme, Reach Out to Asia (ROTA), held the inaug... ...
Energy Conservation Center Japan recognizes innovative drive system for helping reduce CO2 emissionsDubai, United Arab Emirates (15 March 2018) – Nissan’s e-POWER electric powertrain technology, which helped make the Nissan Note Japan’s best-selling compact car last year, has won a prestigious Japanese environmental aw... ...
Stuck on Mother’s Day gift ideas? Everybody loves fragrances! Dubai, UAE, March 15, 2018: Glambeaute.com, the latest one-stop online shop for beauty & wellness stocks a great selection of perfumes for women. You’re bound to find the one that best suits your mum. Here are a few top perfume picks, perfect for mums:&nb... ...
Europe Wakes Up to UFO Landing Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2018: Following an out of this world launch at CES in Las Vegas in January, the world’s most highly anticipated facial device from Swedish beauty powerhouse, FOREO, the UFO, has just landed in Europe and will be at Cosmoprof 2018 in Bologna to showcase itself to the rest of... ...
Europe Wakes Up to UFO Landing Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2018: Following an out of this world launch at CES in Las Vegas in January, the world’s most highly anticipated facial device from Swedish beauty powerhouse, FOREO, the UFO, has just landed in Europe and will be at Cosmoprof 2018 in Bologna to showcase itself to the rest of... ...
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Merging Exceptional Dental Hygiene with Impeccable Style
Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018: The world’s biggest beauty tech brand, FOREO, has just launched the toothbrush of the future - the ISSA 2, a sonic electric toothbrush that combines state-of-the-art technology with unparalleled durability: a one-hour charge lasts up to an incredible 365 uses.
Setting a new global standard for advanced oral care, the revolutionary, new generation toothbrush has become a firm favorite of the who’s who of lifestyle bloggers and it doesn’t stop there - the award-winning ISSA’s influence even extends to outer space, and in 2017 it made a cameo appearan ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018: Skyline University College Corporate Affairs Office has organized the 11th edition of CEO Lecture Series with keynote speaker, Mohamed Amine Belarbi, Co-Founder and CEO of VUL9 Security Solutions on March 14, 2018.
As the featured CEO, Mohamed Amine shared how he started as a serial entrepreneur who created his own publication and co-founded the fastest-growing cybersecurity company in the region at a young age. He imparted motivational insights to the students based on his own experiences during his talk entitled, “Unleash the Entrepreneur Within.” He also encouraged students to get out of their comfort zones, to always work smartly, an ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018: The Marhabtain-Renewal Tour Guide Training Program by Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) was conducted at Skyline University College on March 7, 2018.
The resource speakers of the training were Student Affairs Head, Dr. Osama Ali Thawabeh and Associate Professor, Dr. Mohit Vij who discussed topics such as, Tourism Phenomenon Role of a Tourist Guide, Sharjah as a Tourist Destination, Sharjah as a Cultural Destination, Innovation and Sustainability, and Reputation Management during their respective sessions.
The Marhabtain-Renewal Tour Guide Training Program is specifically targeted to experienced professional tour gui ...... read more
Doha: 21 March, 2018 - As part of the company’s ongoing expansion plans to be able to serve every area in Qatar, and in line with its commitment to meet the fuel and energy needs of the country, Qatar Fuel “WOQOD” opened New Salata petrol station on 18th March, which is the second station that WOQOD newly opened in 2018, and by this increasing its network of various petrol stations to 60.
WOQOD’s CEO, Eng. Saad Rashid Al Muhannadi, said: “WOQOD aspires to expand its petrol station network in the country to meet the rising demand for petroleum products and achieve the goal of providing customers with access to best-in-class products and servi ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2018: All about ease…the relaxed attitude of sarongs, kimonos and pajamas juxtaposed with oversized menswear tailoring…
Laid-back jackets, trenches, shirts, shorts and trousers…the luxe sweatshirt…
Barefoot glamour for evening…fractional layering…catching the breeze with chiffon,
Linen gauze and georgette…scarf skirts
And dresses…the streamer shirt and poet’s blouse…tints of rosewater, wisteria and
Cornflower…a mix of blues from surf and maritime to water…crisp tones of black
And white…earthy shades ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2018: Artist Phuong Dang, in collaboration with renowned perfumer Bertrand Duchaufour, combines art and science to create a collection of olfactory poems, true works of art, striking in both their originality and their beauty. Inspired by Phuong’s original paintings and perfume concepts, which seek to capture human spirit in liquid form, Bertrand and Phuong together weave exceptionally high concentrations of the most precious raw materials into unique harmonies that can truly transform our feelings and transport us to realms rarely visited by modern perfumery
“To me, scents are the ultimate mysteries that hold not only our reflections of the p ...... read more
Doha, Qatar – March 20, 2018 – Barwa Bank, Qatar's most progressive Shari’ah compliant financial service provider, announced the names of the most recent round of draw winners for Thara’a, its Shari’ah compliant savings account, at the Bank’s headquarters.
As the draw results showed, Mr. Mohamed Omar Abdalkader and Mr. Khaldoun Nachawi each won a cash prize of QR 10,000. Also, a cash prize worth QR 5,000 was awarded to the following bank clients:
Ms. Sara Jabor AL-Kubaisi, Mr. Ziyad Mohamed Marouf, Mr. Abdulaziz Ibrahim AL-Shaar, Mr. Nyla Abdul Rasheed, Mr. Yousif Belal AL-Abdulla, Mr. Saed Mubarak Al-Hajri, Ms. Almayasa M ...... read more
The act of rebellion is an act of freedom. POLICE, as a brand thrives on a simple philosophy: your choice is your style. The designs don’t conform to the imaginations of a designer, instead, they canter and run parallel to unique choices.
The classic POLICE DNA is strong, rebellious and vocal but the vicissitude of rebellion is every generation’s own. Today, POLICE stoke the fire of a quiet revolution that tones down the demonstrations and encourage debates.
POLICE celebrates the birth of the quiet rebels with this novel collection. Offering freedom, individuality and tenacity, the timepieces speak to freedom-seekers, succeeding to capture the res ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2018: If you are looking to stock up on baby care essentials or for beautiful fragrances suitable for babies & kids, look no further than Glambeaute.com, the one-stop shop for beauty and wellness in the UAE.
French brand, Corine De Farme available on Glambeaute.com helps protect your new born baby’s skin with products that are made from more than 95% of natural origin. The products are hypoallergenic, paraben free and dermatologically tested.
Here are a top few essential picks from Corine de Farme:
Corine De Farme Baby Hair & Body Wash (AED 15.75)
Soap and sulphate free, this Baby Hair & Body Wash is perfect every da ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2018: Designed by IKEA and Bea Akerlund, a fashion activist, with items like large glass hats, lip-shaped pillows and 3D-printed hands, OMEDELBAR is a collection that includes everything to display one’s clothing, accessories, and personality. It’s also a limited edition collection, making every product all the more desirable.
Meet Bea Akerlund – Moving between the worlds of film, fashion and music, Bea describes herself as a fashion activist. An influential stylist and costume designer in the industry, having collaborated with the names such as Lady Gaga, Madonna, Beyoncé, and Rihanna, just to name a few. With her signature over-the-top ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2018: Continuing the success of one of the brand’s most coveted styles, the iconic “Carlina” sunglass is reinterpreted with a fresh creative touch that adds instant flair to this already magnetic style.
The newly designed frame is encircled with an unconventional twist motif upon intertwining metal filaments, creating a three-dimensional effect around the seemingly floating lenses. The slender, gently curved temples are adorned with a droplet-shaped cut-out – the brand’s new signature detail, which serves as an embellishment as well as a functional element to attach the jewelry-inspired chain accessory.
Simultaneously ultra-femi ...... read more
In the context of supporting local farms and agricultural products
Doha-Qatar –18 March 2018: As part of its ongoing support for local agricultural products and entrepreneurs, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company QSC (Al Meera), launched an initiative called, ‘Products from Qatar’ at Al Meera Hypermarket, Hyatt Plaza.
The inauguration event was graced by Mr. Yousef Al Khulaifi- Director of Agriculture affairs department at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment, Eng. Salah Al-Hammadi, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Al Meera, Mr. Hayder Haydri, representative of Gourmet (fruits and vegetable suppliers of Al Meera) and several representa ...... read more
Doha, Qatar – March 18, 2018: Qatar Development Bank (QDB) in collaboration with Strategyzer imparted a specially designed course ‘Business modeling and value proposition design’ for low-medium startups and entrepreneurs supported by the bank. The course was conducted at the Marriot Marquis – city center in Doha from 25 to 28 February 2018.
The course aimed at providing participants a platform to learn and develop invincible business models by working through case studies, visually engaging examples and hands-on exercises. The four-day long training session was attended by 27 entrepreneurs and covered various topics like the business model Ca ...... read more
The 10th Annual Youth Conference organized by Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s programme, ROTA, aims to underpin the belief that youth are the building blocks of a responsible society.
Doha, Qatar – 17 March 2018: Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s programme, Reach Out to Asia (ROTA), held the inauguration of “Empower Youth Conference 2018” at the Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) Student Center, today, in the presence of His Excellency the Minister of State Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kuwari, and Mr. Mutaz Aissa Barsham, Qatar’s World Champion in the Olympic high jumper. The event was attended by more than 450 young peo ...... read more
Energy Conservation Center Japan recognizes innovative drive system for helping reduce CO2 emissions
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (15 March 2018) – Nissan’s e-POWER electric powertrain technology, which helped make the Nissan Note Japan’s best-selling compact car last year, has won a prestigious Japanese environmental award for its contributions to reducing CO2 emissions.
The Energy Conservation Center Japan (ECCJ), an organization backed by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, awarded e-POWER its Chairman’s Prize as part of the Energy Conservation Grand Prize Awards for fiscal 2017.
Nissan first introduced e-POWER on the Nissan N ...... read more
Stuck on Mother’s Day gift ideas? Everybody loves fragrances!
Dubai, UAE, March 15, 2018: Glambeaute.com, the latest one-stop online shop for beauty & wellness stocks a great selection of perfumes for women. You’re bound to find the one that best suits your mum. Here are a few top perfume picks, perfect for mums:
Bvlgari Goldea EDP 90ml @ Glambeaute.com (AED 502.95)
Goldea is a tribute to the golden goddess of beauty and sun. Gold is the divine interpretation of the splendour of the sun on earth. Unique expression of Bulgari perfumes, Goldea is a sensual and oriental fragrance that pays tribute to the olfactory richness and the infinite nuances ...... read more
Results for 2017
Adjusted EBIT increased around 70 percent to some EUR 3 billion
Adjusted EBIT margin raised 2.9 percentage points to 8.4 percent
Earnings growth primarily driven by the Group’s airlines (including cargo)
Revenues up 12.4 percent to EUR 35.6 billion
Unit costs further reduced
60 percent higher dividend proposed at EUR 0.80 per share
Outlook for 2018
Stable unit revenue development expected
Unit costs to be further reduced by 1 to 2 percent
Higher fuel costs of some EUR 700 million expected to be largely compensated by improved operating performance
Adjusted EBIT for the year expected to be only slightly below its record in
Europe Wakes Up to UFO Landing
Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2018: Following an out of this world launch at CES in Las Vegas in January, the world’s most highly anticipated facial device from Swedish beauty powerhouse, FOREO, the UFO, has just landed in Europe and will be at Cosmoprof 2018 in Bologna to showcase itself to the rest of Europe, before landing soon in the Middle East.
The FOREO UFO, (Ur Future Obsession) will be on display at booth number D3 - E4 at the B2B Cosmoprime Hall 19, giving retailers, buyers, potential partners, media and consumers the very first look at the newest way to mask.
Hundreds will flock to the FOREO stan ...... read more
A lifting range containing injectable active ingredients for a 7-day lift effect!
Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2018: From the age of 40, the collagen and hyaluronic acid synthesis processes slow down, and this has multiple consequences that can be seen when you look in the mirror: the cheeks become hollow, the cheekbones are less prominent, the features collapse and become lined, the face shape appears less defined, and the skin begins to droop. The result? Your face seems less dynamic and your expressions appear sad or stern.
Thanks to Filorga’s new Lift Range, sagging skin is a problem of the past!
After three years of formulati ...... read more
DOHA, QATAR, March 14, 2018: Three Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) alumni received the Education Excellence Award from His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani at a recent ceremony. Omar Al-Emadi received the platinum award, while Noor Al-Mana and Alanood Al-Muftah received the gold award.
The dean of CMU-Q, Michael Trick, remarked, “It is a deep honor that three of our recent graduates were recognized with this award. At Carnegie Mellon, we strive to educate global citizens who will make a difference in their own, unique ways. Omar, Noor and Alanood are very deserving of the award and I wish them every success in their careers.” ...... read more
Doha, Qatar – March 13, 2018 – A website developed and designed by journalism students at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) provides users access to an array of multimedia projects addressing issues about Qatar’s education system.
The Q-Taa’leam website features videos, statistics, articles, and infographics that cover topics that include educational reforms, sex education, the ratification of degrees, the country’s performance in international tests, and special needs education.
“Addressing complex issues like education encourages our students to engage in rigorous reporting and research,” said Everette E. Dennis, ...... read more
Doha, Qatar – March 10, 2018 – Renowned journalist, filmmaker, and activist, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, will address Northwestern University in Qatar’s (NU-Q) graduating class in May.
Obaid-Chinoy’s documentary films and projects, which focus on inequality among women, have received international recognition, earning her two Academy Awards, six Emmy Awards, and a Lux Style Award.
“We are honored that Ms. Sharmeen, a person of great distinction and achievement will speak at the 2018 graduation,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO. “Her accomplishments connect the values and interests of all students at NU-Q, and her life and work ...... read more
…And they want you to join the movement in celebration of women’s month!
7th March 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: What a month to be a women! March marks not just a celebration of Mother’s but also a celebration of all women, with both Mother’s Day and International Women’s Day falling in the same month each year.
Pioneering Swedish beauty brand FOREO knows that there ’s nothing more empowering than women supporting women, declaring 2018 as “a year of confidence”, and they want you to join the party!
FOREO not only have the expertise in trend-setting technology but the results and reviews ...... read more
The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ fuel new discoveries with Super Slow-mo video, best-in-class low light camera and AR Emoji for a more personalized way to express yourself
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 08 March, 2018 – Samsung Gulf Electronics Co. introduced to the UAE the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+, the smartphones that reimagine the way people communicate, share and experience the world. The launch event took place yesterday at The Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa. Made for an age in which consumers increasingly communicate and express themselves more with images, videos and emojis, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ drive innovation with Samsung’s ad ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 07, 2018: Mother’s Day is fast approaching and if you are wondering what to give to the woman who already has it all? The answer is extra pampering, of course!
This Mother’s Day, consider beauty gifts such as luxury skin and hair care, glam make-up and classic perfumes.
We’ve rounded up some of the best picks that will truly allow every mother to indulge!
Filorga: Your mother is sure to thank you for this lovely addition to her skincare tray! Filorga’s highly effective anti-aging products are available for purchase at leading pharmacies across the GCC including Bin Sina, Boots, Supercare, Community and Health Fi ...... read more
Doha, March 7, 2018 – Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, had participated in the 2018 edition of Qatar University’s (QU) annual Career Fair, which was kicked off on March 5th at the University’s premises. al khaliji’s participation comes in the framework of its Qatarization strategy, and goals in line with the Bank’s social responsibility towards Qatar’s next generation.
Acting as a platform for nurturing and developing young Qatari professionals in the banking and finance sector is an integral part of al khaliji’s recruitment strategy, which has been designed to dovetail with the ...... read more
Doha, Qatar – March 06, 2017: In the coming two months, Northwestern University in Qatar’s (NU-Q) journalism and strategic communication students will be completing internships at top global media organizations, including AJ+ in San Francisco, Forbes in New York, and Al Jazeera English and Ogilvy & Mather in London.
The 10-week residency program is a graduation requirement for all NU-Q students majoring in Journalism and Strategic Communication. It is also an important learning component where students engage in the rigorous nature of a media career and network with professionals in the industry. The internships also teach students to adapt to the bustling envi ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 06, 2018: Style Avenue Middle East is an online E-commerce platform, specialized in handmade accessories and semi-precious gemstones. This Dubai-based startup provides affordably-priced fashionable accessories for every day look, and delivers worldwide.
Established on January 25, 2018 by an Egyptian entrepreneur, Rania Alaa, this E-Commerce Platform not only provides fashionable products, but also offers the option of customizing accessories and jewelry for photo shoots and different events.
For more information, please visit their website https://style-avenue-middle-east.myshopify.com/
... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 06, 2018: Summer escapism comes to life in flowing silhouettes, delicate textures and feminine details. Midi hemlines, ruffles and lace exude romantic charm, while floral motifs instill dresses, separates and accessories with free-spirited flair. A sea of blues, ranging from navy to chambray, offers cool contrast to vibrant shades of green and pink. Clean, white-on-white ensembles pair with a straw market tote and easy slides for a south-of-france moment. Cast in soft tiers of eyelet cotton, the sundress returns as the season’s most effortless essential. Appliqués, perforations and gilded hardware elevate everything from satchels to sandals wi ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 05, 2018:
METAL EYES LINERS have a waterproof, silky, soft and creamy texture, that allows for optimal playtime and blending. Always blend and smudge before the product sets on the lid. It is also suitable on the waterline, and can be used around the edge of the eye with a bold line.
Waterproof & no transfer
Lasts up to 24hours
Soft & creamy texture
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SLANTED PRO LINER
SLANTED PRO LINER is ext ...... read more
Absolute Living Expo part of the many forthcoming celebrations of the company’s 20th anniversary
Dubai, UAE, March 05, 2018: Prominent Asian direct selling company QNET completed the final leg of their GCC Expo at Burjuman Mall. Themed ‘QNET Carnival’, the expo propagated QNET’s concept of ‘Absolute Living’ among families and individuals by displaying a wide and exciting range of lifestyle enhancing and wellness products.
The concept of ‘Absolute Living’ was formulated to help people achieve a well-balanced life with a healthier body, mind, and spirit. Some of QNET’s best-selling products including the HomePure Nova Water Filt ...... read more
The first metal and toxin free luxury 24K liquid gold skincare of its kind, now available in the Middle East
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: Gold in skincare has become big business! But, there are many brands at the highest end of the spectrum that use this as a marketing ploy to charge top dollar but don't live up to expectations. More so, and rather alarmingly gold in skincare can also be a major allergen and deliver unhealthy particles deep into the skin as the metal part is often not separated from the good properties. So what’s different about Gavee Gold?
Gavee Gold, is the creation of Las Vegas medical aesthetician and holistic health pr ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: Every year, Skyline University College organizes career counselling workshops for Non-Arabic and Arabic schools in the United Arab Emirates with objective of helping students choose the right career to pursue in their higher education pursuit.
On February 19-20, 2018, SUC has welcomed 80 girls and 71 boys from Pakistan Islamia Higher Secondary School (Non-Arabic) for a Career Counselling Workshop at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. SUC Head of Academics for School of Business, Dr. Ajith Kumar and Head of Academics for School of IT, Dr. Deepak Kalra discussed the current programs offered in both schools and presented the importance and relevance of each progr ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: SP Jain School of Global Management has bagged the 1st Place of the recently concluded 17th Crossfire Inter-University Debating Competition organized by Skyline University College on February 28, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. A total of 12 teams consisting of 24 speakers from 8 universities in the UAE has participated in the competition.
The esteemed panel of judges of the event were: Mr. Sushil Maratha, General Manager at Maax Solutions FZ LLC and Toast Master; Mr. Mandar Agshikar, General Manager At Ajhinkkya FZE and Toast Master; and Mr. Ahmad Elkabany, Corporate Affairs General Manager – CISCO, Middle East.
Congratulations to al ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: The 19th Skyline Cup Cricket Tournament and 5th Skyline Inter-University Sports Festival 2018 organized by Skyline University College Sports Department headed by Mr. Sanjay Benjamin have concluded with new set of champions in five sports categories: cricket, football, basketball, table tennis, and throw ball. Skyline housed a total of 16 universities in this year’s tournaments with a collective number of more than 600 participants from February 11-22, 2018.
This year, SUC Football Team has won the football category against City University College Ajman with a final score of 2-1. While SUC Cricket team garnered their 11th championship title at the 19 ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: Ms. Cheryl Pinto a graduate of BBA in Information Systems in the year 2003 at Skyline University College, stood as a true inspiration and a role model to the students during the Alumni Lecture Series organized by SUC Corporate Affairs Office on February 19, 2018 at SUC campus. Ms. Cheryl shared the Five Ingredients to Success such as: Education, Building Connections, Communication Skills and Public Speaking, Leadership Skills, and Continuous Learning through Seminars and Trainings. She discussed each point carefully with so much enthusiasm resonating encouragement and motivation for the students.
Ms. Cheryl is currently the Chief Executive Officer a ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: It’s the battle of mind, of prowess, and of gut. Skyline University College and the Young Vision magazine are back with the third edition of Crossfire Inter-School Debating Competition from February 6-7, 2018 at SUC campus. Team NG-11 from Al Ansar International School (Girls) was declared the winner of the competition with more than 100 participants from 24 schools from the UAE.
During the elimination round, participants have competed with the topic “Can Hacking be Ethical?” While the teams who moved forward to the final round have competed against each other to win the championship title with the finale topic, “Should schoo ...... read more
Shareholders approve recommended distribution of cash dividend payout of 15%
Doha, Qatar, March 04, 2018: Despite being a challenging year, in 2017 Qatar Insurance, the leading insurance Group recorded strong operational performance, coupled with robust premium growth, taking Gross Written Premium (GWP) to QAR 11.7 billion, up by 18% vis-à-vis the same period in 2016. The underwriting results for the Group for the year 2017 amounted to QAR 115 million. QIC Group’s consolidated net profit for the full year 2017 came in at QAR 418 million.
The Annual General Meeting that was held yesterday at the Four Seasons Hotel was chaired by Abdulla bin Khalifa Al-A ...... read more
Doha - Qatar, March 04, 2018: Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara announces the reestablishing the all-inclusive business meetings packages at the iconic island resort. The new all-inclusive food and beverage package for meetings of minimum 10 delegates can be set up either for a half-day or a full-day. The packages are designed in recognition of the growing importance of taking time between meetings to unwind and thereby enhance the meeting experience for delegates.
At Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara, delegates can soak in breathtaking views of the azure blue waters, enjoy a game of bowling as well as two-way luxury boat transfers. Meeting organisers can now book the packag ...... read more
Sophos (LSE:SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced Sophos Mobile 8, the latest version of its Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) and mobile security solution. This new version lets system administrators manage and secure corporate-owned and personal Mac, Windows, and mobile endpoints in the cloud-based Sophos Central management platform to deliver a simpler management strategy for businesses of any size.
This unified approach to endpoint management ensures consistent security policies and secure access to resources regardless of an employee’s choice of device. Sophos Mobile 8 adds a range of management features like MacOS management and con ......
Ooredoo Group and P.I. Works Partner on Real-Time Network Management to Enhance Digital Experience
Scaling Up Success from Indonesia and Myanmar to 160 Million Customers Across Middle East, North Africa, Southeast Asia
Doha, Qatar, March 03, 2018: Ooredoo Group at Mobile World Congress announced the start of the deployment of artificial intelligence solutions to transform its network towards 5G, as part of a major partnership with P.I. Works that will significantly enhance the mobile data experience.
More than 160 million Ooredoo Group customers are set to benefit from more robust and widespread network coverage, more advanced mobile apps, enhanced capacity during mega-events, a ...... read more
Doha, Qatar – March 01, 2018: Students at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) are being honored for their academic acheivements. Each semester the university recognizes students who have done exceptionally well in their course work by naming them to the Dean’s List.
NU-Q has just announced the students who have achieved this prestigious honor for the Fall 2017 semester. In all there were 77 students named to the Dean’s List - 15 freshmen, eight sophomores, 24 juniors and 30 seniors.
“The rigor of the coursework across NU-Q’s academic programs – which includes essays, exams, and media projects – challenges students to perfo ...... read more
Robinsons launches its Spring/Summer 2018 campaign
Dubai, UAE, March 01, 2018: This season, Robinsons aims to give your wardrobe a global spin as it launches a Spring/Summer 2018 collection inspired by street style in some of the world’s major cities. Taking shape in our store windows, in glossy magazines, on social media, and on billboards and lampposts around Dubai, the UAE’s largest department store is entering the season with must-have fashion and accessories that will soon be spotted on the Instagram feeds of your favorite influencers (not to mention in your own closet).
Drawing from our 500+ international brands, our Spring/Summer collection is presented through ...... read more
At Mobile World Congress, Ooredoo Maldives and Ooredoo Oman Showcase Real-Time and One-Stop-Shop Digital and App Solutions
Qatar, March 01, 2018: Ooredoo Group, at Mobile World Congress, today announced that it is driving new levels of digital experiences, scaling up real-time and one-stop shop solutions from the Maldives and Oman to millions of customers across its operating companies.
Across the Middle East, North Africa, and Southeast Asia, Ooredoo Group operating companies are undergoing digital transformation to become future-ready. There is a strong focus on leveraging digital platforms to support new levels of customer engagement and self-service.
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In the context of supporting entrepreneurship
Doha-Qatar –28 February 2018: Al Meera Consumer Goods Company QSC, has been recognized for its exemplary efforts to bring forth a number of economic initiatives designed to empower entrepreneurs in the country and contribute to Qatar’s economic diversification.
Al Meera was awarded during the 5th Social Responsibility Conference, organized by Dar Al Sharq under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah bin Saud Al Thani, Governor of Qatar Central Bank.
Al Meera was honored for its efforts to support startups and entrepreneurs by launching the “National Product” initiative, in collaboration ...... read more
At Mobile World Congress, New Report Shows How Ooredoo Fibre Transforms How People Experience Digital Content and 4K TV
Doha, Qatar, February 28, 2018: Qatar’s Gigabit-speed fibre penetration is the highest in the world, thanks to the rapid roll-out of Ooredoo Fibre, transforming how people experience digital services, according to a new Arthur D Little report launched today at Mobile World Congress.
The report, “Gigabit Fibre Driving Innovative Services in the Home,” shows that 99 percent of Qatar’s households are covered by fibre, nearly double the penetration rate compared to 2012, and matched only by Latvia, Lithuania, and Singapore. Now, 88 perc ...... read more
Doha: 27 February, 2018 - As part of the company’s ongoing expansion plans to be able to serve every area in Qatar, and in line with its commitment to meet the needs of the country, Qatar Fuel (WOQOD) is happy to announce the opening of FAHES Al Shahaniya.
The 4 lane station has a capacity to inspect all Light vehicles, Light commercial vehicles and Buses up to 26 seater capacity using the latest high technology equipment and integrated systems ensuring fast and accurate assessments of vital vehicle safety systems.
WOQOD’s CEO, Eng. Saad Rashid Al Muhannadi, said: “WOQOD aspires to expand its network in the country to meet the risin ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, February 27, 2018: Max Factor’s Eye Studio has the ultimate set to help you create a flawless make-up look that will make you stand out, by creating the perfect pair of contoured brows and dramatic eyes. With years of expertise in eye artistry, Max Factor understands how important it is to achieve the perfect contoured eye look for your individual features that compliments your entire make up look.
The secret to contoured brows is mastering the correct shape and definition that enhances your natural brows. Max Factor’s Brow Shaper has a double-ended pencil and brush that allows you to create the desired base shape, while filling, sculpting ...... read more
Shareholders approve recommended distribution of cash dividend payout of 15%
Doha, 25 February, 2018: Despite being a challenging year, in 2017 Qatar Insurance, the leading insurance Group recorded strong operational performance, coupled with robust premium growth, taking Gross Written Premium (GWP) to QAR 11.7 billion, up by 18% vis-à-vis the same period in 2016. The underwriting results for the Group for the year 2017 amounted to QAR 115 million. QIC Group’s consolidated net profit for the full year 2017 came in at QAR 418 million.
The Annual General Meeting that was held yesterday at the Four Seasons Hotel was chaired by Abdulla bin Khalifa Al-Attiya, Deputy Chairman of ...... read more
Ooredoo Group, at Mobile World Congress today, announced that it is racing ahead on the path to 5G, as the world’s first having 5G New Radio (NR) with commercial equipment suitable for business customers.
Live in Qatar, Ooredoo is proud to announce its first-in-the-region speeds of 2.3 Gbps with amazing 3.5 ms latency. By using Ooredoo 5G spectrum at 3.5 GHz, Ooredoo will continue to expand the footprint of 5G.
Ultra-fast 5G networks, already in Qatar, double the speed of current 4G network. 5G will transform daily lives, organisations, and industry verticals benefiting the speed and ultra-low latency. Applications of 5G could include autonomous vehicles, robotic surg ...... read more
DOHA, Qatar – 25 February 2018 – The Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) recently signed an internship partnership with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group’s (MUFG) banking arm - The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, to host three Kawader internships at their Asian Offices in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong.
The agreement between QFBA and MUFG is an extension of partnership wherein MUFG in 2015 hosted interns at their London offices, MUFG was the first organization to open the international platform for the Kawader program, and this year they offered placements in their Asian market. BTMU’s focus was to enhance knowledge and further support beyond ...... read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 25, 2018: South Korean cosmetics brand ETUDE HOUSE will make its Middle East debut in early 2018, promising to make local customers’ beauty dreams come true with fun and playful products that unlock their unique beauty.
With 229 stores globally, ETUDE HOUSE will open its first Middle Eastern store in Dubai in March 2018 followed by the next opening in Kuwait, at The Avenues.
Korea’s leading beauty and makeup brand, ETUDE HOUSE is known for its innovative, trend-setting approach. The brand’s philosophy is that every woman was born a dignified and beautiful being that deserves to be valued, and i ...... read more
Thoughtful designs of unrivalled quality with John Lewis SS18 collection
Dubai, UAE, February 24, 2018: With John Lewis heritage and design at its heart, the SS18 collection celebrates authenticity and craftsmanship, inspired by palette of materials, colors and textures across shape and pattern, spanning our entire Home assortment, all intended to elevate everyday items and bring our customers joy through design.
Our SS18 Coastal colour update is a refined core of soft neutrals and grey tones mixed with a range of calming blues. This colours are used alongside solid woods, linen and natural materials. For SS18 our accent colours have been influenced by the ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, February 24, 2018: Time is the most precious gift you can give to anyone, and your special lady deserves nothing short of the best. To celebrate Mother’s Day, D1 Milano has on offer a range of stunning designs to make your mother feel extra special.
Delicate details and intricate design count on this classic modern. Available in 6 different color options, the Ultra Thin is light as a cloud featuring a 38mm case, only 6mm in thickness, making it the ideal choice for mum’s wrist.
Featuring the finest Italian craftsmanship and meticulous design, every D1 Milano time piece is designed to remain timeless and one that will last ...... read more
Doha, Qatar – February 19, 2018 – A documentary on the significance of black colleges and universities in the United States is being broadcast nationally in the U.S. as part of Black History Month. The film, “Tell Them We Are Rising,” by NU-Q Professor Marco Williams, explains the rich history of black colleges from the days of slavery until present day.
Williams co-directed the film with Stanley Nelson, an American documentary filmmaker who has co-created several other films with Williams. It will premiere on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) program, Independent Lens.
“NU-Q is privileged to have a documentary filmmaker of ...... read more
Nader Sabry, a space tech entrepreneur and mentor, is the creator of the world’s first physiological prayer mat. His online retail company, TIMEZ5, is focused on using space technology to tend to the health and wellness needs of the Muslim/Islamic lifestyle, an economy globally valued at over $2 trillion. Sabry’s prayer mat works in three ways: it reduces pain, improves posture support, and increases energy when praying or meditating. It has a five layer system, which works to achieve those three benefits. Arab News interviewed Sabry to learn more about his work, his views on Saudi innovators and why he wants to be a part of the Saudi Vision 2030.
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…and 22% would give up their partner!
United Arab Emirates, 18 February 2018: Most people in the UAE get an average of seven healthy hours of sleep a night, yet we still yearn for more according to a poll* conducted by much-loved Swedish home furnishing retailer, IKEA. Work stress, kids and technology came out on top when people were asked why they were missing out on sleep. But the most revealing statistic showed that 48% would give up social media for an extra hour in bed each day, with nearly one in four saying they would give up their own partner!
Technology features heavily in our sleep and bedroom habits; half of the respondents admitted that they look at ...... read more
Through our participation in the Sport day, we contribute towards the goals of the Qatar National Vision 2030, says Elias R. Chedid, Deputy CEO and Chief Operating Officer
Doha, Qatar 17 February 2018 - Seib Insurance and Reinsurance Company LLC, one of Qatar’s leading insurance companies, hosted a fun and engaging sports program for all its employees, in support of the seventh National Sports Day in Qatar. Seib’s participation in the National Sport day is in line with its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program to create awareness on the importance of sports and fitness in achieving a sound and healthy lifestyle, which, in turn, helps in the developmen ...... read more
Doha, Qatar – February 17, 2018 – In recognition of its service excellence and innovative efforts in the Islamic Banking sector, Barwa Bank, Qatar's most progressive Shari’ah compliant service provider, walked away with two esteemed titles at the European Magazine Global Banking & Finance Awards 2017.
The bank was named the ‘Best Shariah-Compliant Bank’ in Qatar, while Barwa Bank Group CEO Mr. Khalid Yousef Al-Subeai claimed the country’s ‘Best Banking CEO’ title.
Commenting on the occasion, his Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani, Chairman and Managing Partner of Barwa Bank Group, said:
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As part of its support in creating a diversified economy and supporting Qatari entrepreneurs
Doha, 14 February 2018 – As part of its continuous efforts to support the Qatari businesses and entrepreneurs through its active participation in local, regional and international events and exhibitions, Qatar Development Bank participated in the Interior Design Furnishing Expo which was held in Muscat, Oman from February 6 to 8.
Interior Design Furniture expo is known for its high quality and product display diversification which attracts a huge number of leading companies in the interior design, décor and furniture industry under one roof as well as share and learn about oth ...... read more
Qatar, February 14, 2018: Total has signed an agreement to sell a 25% interest in the Exploration Block 11B/12B, offshore South Africa, to Qatar Petroleum. The transaction remains subject to regulatory approval. “This transaction enhances the partnership on Block 11B/12B in preparation for the high potential exploration well scheduled to be drilled on the block at the end of 2018. Total is delighted to broaden its long-standing relationship with Qatar Petroleum and combine efforts to explore this promising region offshore South Africa,” commented Arnaud Breuillac, President, Exploration & Production at Total.
Commenting on the agreement, Mr. Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, th ......
Doha, Qatar – February 14, 2018 – The only way to know the truth is to see it with your own eyes. That is what Julia Leeb, a filmmaker and photographer, shared with a roomful of media and communication students, along with faculty, and staff from Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q).
At an NU-Q Community Meeting, Leeb shared her experiences working in areas that are some of the most dangerous and remote places in the world. From documenting political upheaval in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Syria, Libya, and Afghanistan to capturing the everyday life in North Korea and Sudan, Leeb says that she has “lived her life discovering others’. ...... read more
The UAE’s largest department store bursts onto the top ten list of the World Retail Awards
Dubai — February 14, 2018 — Robinsons, the largest department store in the UAE, has been on the finalists list for the World Retail Awards and was recognized for the 2018’s Outstanding Store Design for stores larger than 1200sqm. For the last ten years, the World Retail Awards have recognized the highest standards of excellence in store design, as well as the very best retailers and retail initiatives across a range of categories.
The Robinsons story began on 25 February 1858, when John Spicer and Philip Robinson founded Spicer and Robinson ...... read more
Doha, February 12, 2018: Al Khaliji Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, through its ongoing commitment to the communities in which it operates, continues to support students, by helping to build their knowledge to ensure academic excellence, which can in turn, enable them to gain the necessary expertise to achieve professional development and growth.
In line with the Bank's commitment to play a more active role in supporting educational and social responsibility initiatives in Qatar and beyond, Mr. Shabbir Barkat Ali, Chief Financial Officer of al khaliji Bank, recently attended a focus group meeting at the College of North Atlantic - ...... read more
The Korean brand is now available across 14 MENA countries
11 February 2018, Dubai UAE: Korean beauty leader Vitabrid C12, is proud to announce the launch of their Vitamin C driven skin and hair care products across the Middle East this week. Orders for the highly-anticipated product are now available exclusively on their website.
Vitamin C has proven beneficial to the skin for brightening tone, boosting collagen levels, diminishing spots and producing an antioxidant effect. For hair, it can strengthen thinning and weakening strands, promote hair regrowth, prevent hair loss, and protect the scalp from UV exposure.
Following its widespread success in Kore ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, February 11, 2018: Charcoal: a powerhouse all-natural detoxifier. A literal magnet for toxins, its ideal for a truly deep cleanse. Two new charcoal-infused products join our Mineralize Volcanic Ash Exfoliator for a detox that will trap and remove unwanted chemicals, clarifying from within for silky, clear, glowy skin. The Mineralize Reset & Revive Charcoal Mask is infused with bamboo charcoal powder and a mineral-rich white clay to purify pores from the inside out, penetrating deeply and eliminating impurities. Looking for an instant rejuvenation? Mineralize Charged Water Charcoal Spray is loaded with ingredients that immediately re-energize and replenish lost moisture, ...... read more
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Five Kawader students gain experience of international best practice in insurance services
February 10, 2018 – Doha, Qatar – Seib Insurance & Reinsurance Company LLC (Seib), one of Qatar’s leading insurance and reinsurance company, is pleased to announce the successful completion of internship program for Qataris.
The internship program reaffirms Seib’s long-standing commitment to nurturing and developing Qatar talent, in line with the Human Development pillar of the Qatar National Vision 2030.
Taking place over a period of 4 weeks, from 19th November to 14th December 2017, the program offered five “Kawader” students - i ...... read more
Board recommends dividend of 35 fils per share
Kuwait - Feb 8, 2017: Jazeera Airways KSC (Jazeera) today announced its 2017 full-year financial results. The company reported an operating result of KD7.7 million, and a net profit of KD8.2 million.
FY2017 Financial Highlights:
Operating revenue: KD56.6 million, up 7.3% from FY2016
Operating profit: KD7.7 million, down 12.1% from FY2016
Net profit: KD8.2 million, down 23.7% from FY2016 (FY2016 net profit included a one-off KD 2.4 million transfers from foreign currency translation reserve that were reclassified to Statement of Income)
FY2017 Operational and Business Highlights
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Promise your beloved an eternity of love and passion with the gift of Mouawad Hearts
Dubai, UAE, February 08, 2018: When it comes to your true love, choosing the perfect gift is never easy. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, Mouawad brings you the most distinctive range of gifts to commemorate your eternal love with utter brilliance and romance. From the iconic Flower of Eternity designs, to the heart-shaped Rosette and Love M jewels, Mouawad offers a wide array of bejeweled hearts guaranteed to surprise and delight the person that matters most in your life.
Flower of Eternity has quickly become a modern classic. Studied carefully, the flower emblem present ...... read more
Find gifts for him, her, kids and even your beloved pets effortlessly on SOUQ
8th February, 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: On what’s considered as the most romantic time of the year, the love smitten couples can think of only one thing “where can I get the perfect present for the love of my life?” If you are running out of ideas and time with your busy schedules, your best solution is here at SOUQ.com, where lovers can avoid the hassle of gift hunting and buy your beloved a gift to cherish.
Whether your loved one is your better half, your pet or even your kids, SOUQ has unveiled a huge assortment of gifts for all of them! From gorgeous flowers, sc ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, February 08, 2018: Skyline University College Centre for Continuing Learning (CCL) has successfully conducted the One-Day Refresher Course in Management with Emphasis on Marketing, Finance Leadership & IT/Pocket MBA on January 24, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. Fifty one delegates from 29 organizations in the government, corporates, consulates, social clubs and SUC Alumni have participated in the program. SUC Dean, Dr. Amitabh Upadhya along with SUC Head of Academics for School of IT, Dr. Deepak Kalra awarded the certificates to the participants during the closing ceremony.
The program covers the topics of Emerging Trends in Marketing Management, Role of IT in ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, February 07, 2018: The German high fashion brand AIGNER unveils its exclusive Dubai World Cup edition timepiece. The timepiece has a majestic galloping horse pattern on the dial, which is a representation of the brand’s classic design that traces its tryst with the equestrian era.
Not straying away from the horseshoe monogram that has been symbolic of the brand, the special timepiece is crafted keeping horse enthusiasts in mind. With the AIGNER calligraphic inscription in Arabic and the sturdy leather straps, the German Atelier has captured the spirit of the Dubai World Cup horseraces this season.
The special Dubai World Cup edition Aigner timepieces are p ...... read more
Following the huge success of Thai cuisine cooking classes
Doha, 07 February 2018 – Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara is offering its valued guests culinary arts classes in the Italian cuisine through its program - ‘Spice Spoons School’. Following the huge success of its Thai cuisine cooking classes, Anantara now invites its patrons to learn the art of authentic Italian cooking.
Commenting on this occasion, Area General Manager for Qatar Mr. Thomas Fehlbier said, said:
“Anantara is passionate about sharing its love of food with guests staying at Anantara hotels and resorts. Doha’s only island sanctuary now invites its guests to indul ...... read more
Country is adapting to challenges, results indicate
Doha, February 06, 2018: Almost all decision-makers interviewed for the first release of the Business Barometer: Qatar Survey carried out by Oxford Business Group (OBG) remain upbeat about the local business environment, despite the ongoing boycott implemented by some of its GCC neighbours.
As part of its survey, the global research and consultancy firm asked over 100 high-level executives from across the country’s industries a series of questions aimed at gauging business sentiment. The results of the survey which was done on a face-to-face basis, cover the period both before and after the blockade, an ...... read more
Doha, Qatar – February 5, 2018 --- A delegation of senior administrators, including Northwestern University Provost Jonathan Holloway, visited the University’s campus in Qatar. During the visit Provost Holloway held a Town Hall with the NU-Q community.
“Provost Holloway is a strong advocate for NU-Q and this visit provides an opportunity for the NU-Q community to hear directly from the University’s chief academic officer, as well as for the University’s senior academic administrators to observe the progress of NU-Q,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO.
The delegation accompanying the provost included Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, vice ...... read more
DOHA, Qatar – 5 February 2018 – Marking the completion of yet another successful term of its renowned national development program, Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) recently held the graduation ceremony for the fifth cohort of the ‘Kawader’ program under the patronage of the Minister of Finance, His Excellency Mr. Ali Shareef Al Emadi.
The ceremony saw the graduation of 32 outstanding young Qataris, bringing the total number of participants in ‘Kawader’ since its inception to 124 students, who have been primed to contribute effectively to the human capital development of the country’s financial services sector, ...... read more
Remittances from the GCC remain strong; 2018 expected to witness continued growth
Dubai, February 5, 2018: Xpress Money, one of the world’s most dependable money transfer brands, witnessed a 10% growth in its global operations in 2017. The growth was backed by new partnerships in crucial corridors, innovative solutions, and a global expansion in the Xpress Money agent network.
Xpress Money’s traditional corridors from GCC remained strong. From the UAE, Philippines, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Egypt, were the top remittance receiving corridors. Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Philippines and Jordan received the highest remittances from Oman. The seco ...... read more
Ancient meets avant-garde
Dubai, UAE, February 04, 2018: In a seamless union of ancient and modern elements, the Rado HyperChrome Chronograph Automatic is now available in a beautifully contrasting bronze and high-tech ceramic construction. Limited to 999 pieces, this exclusive timepiece joins two materials that are perfectly suited for use in watchmaking: Bronze, which marks the passage of time by developing a rich patina, and high-tech ceramic, which boasts lightness and superior scratch resistance.
The sporty-chic HyperChrome Chronograph is Rado's signature all day, every occasion timepiece for gents. In this new model, the 45 mm automatic chronograp ...... read more
Doha, February 3, 2018– Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, recently held its annual staff gathering at Marriott Marquis City Center Doha. The event honored employees, and felicitated staff who completed 10 years in the bank for their loyalty towards the bank and its customers. In addition to this, outstanding performances of 16 employees during 2017 were recognized at the event.
As part of the ceremony, attended by al khaliji Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Fahad Al Khalifa and the employees, al khaliji recognized the efforts of long-serving employees, awarding them with gifts and certificates of appreciation for ...... read more
Abdulaziz Bin Nasser Al-Khalifa sees cooperation with academia as a key to supporting aspiring entrepreneurs
DOHA, QATAR February 01, 2018: Qatar Development Bank’s Abdulaziz Bin Nasser Al-Khalifa stated that collaborations with academic institutions like Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) improve the services and support available to aspiring entrepreneurs in Qatar. Al-Khalifa, who is CEO of Qatar Development Bank (QDB), was speaking at CMU-Q as a part of the Dean’s Lecture Series, a forum for leaders in business and government to discuss issues that affect the future of Qatar and the world.
Al-Khalifa discussed the role of competitions like Al F ...... read more
Doha, 31 January 2018: Mr. Saad Rashid Al-Muhannadi, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of WOQOD, stated that as part of WOQOD’s commitment to provide outstanding services to its customers across the country and deliver payment facilitation, customers could now make fuel payment at WOQOD stations by using their bank debit and credit cards from 1st February, 2018. This new WOQOD POS card service will provide convenience and better fueling experience to customers at all WOQOD stations.
WOQOD’s CEO, Mr. Saad Rashid Al-Muhannadi, also stated “This card payment solution initiative comes in line with WOQOD’s ongoing efforts to emphasize its market leadership i ...... read more
Doha, Qatar – January 30, 2018 – In a special conversation at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q), faculty and students learned how serendipity and the connection between a business leader and a journalist resulted in the founding of one of the most respected business and financial news organizations in the world – Bloomberg News.
The co-founder and emeritus editor-in-chief of Bloomberg News, Matthew Winkler, shared his personal journey to success, from the days when he was a reporter at The Wall Street Journal, to the moment he received a call from Bloomberg founder, Michael Bloomberg, asking him to start the news chapter of his financial organization.&n ...... read more
Dubai, January 29, 2018: Get inspired and blossom this season with Centrepoint’s Spring/Summer collection. Featuring an eclectic selection of the latest fashion must-haves, there are many choices to choose from – designed to suit all tastes.
You can scream and shout while you’re out and about: Think Pink! It’s all about girly girls and looking pretty in pink. Other fashion colours that are also prominent this season are pastels such as Lilac, Melon, Mint Green, complemented by the likes of Red, Black, White, Blue and Sand.
This season, Splash’s collection sees a return of the corsets with a neo-twist and colourful stripes seen in both an optical re-a ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, January 29, 2018: The founder of IKEA and Ikano, and one of the greatest entrepreneurs of the 20th century, Ingvar Kamprad, has peacefully passed away, at his home in Småland, Sweden, on the 27th of January. Surrounded by his loved ones, he died at the age of 91, following a short illness.
Ingvar Kamprad was born in 1926 in Småland in southern Sweden. At the early age of 17 he founded IKEA - the business that became his lifelong commitment. Ingvar’s driving force was the vision of creating a better everyday life for the many people.
“We are deeply saddened by Ingvar’s passing. We will remember his dedication and commit ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, January 29, 2018: Skyline University College Centre for Continuing Learning (CCL) has successfully awarded the Certificate Program in Entrepreneurship and Emerging Trends in Information Technology to GIFT University, Pakistan students after completing a three-day Boot Camp at SUC from January 16-18, 2018.
The Boot Camp that consisted of lectures, workshops, and presentations covered the most relevant topics of today such as: Concept of Entrepreneurship, Destinations in UAE, Social Media Platforms in Business and Block Chain, Identifying Opportunities, Concept and Functionalities of a Business Plan, and Emerging Trends in IT. The speakers and lecturers were Head of Academ ...... read more
Doha, 28 January 2018: Qatar Development Bank (QDB), through its export program ‘Tasdeer’, participated in the 83rd International Green Week in Berlin that took place from January 19th till January 23rd. As part of Qatar Development Bank’s special pavilion, 12 Qatari companies in the Agriculture field and food sector were representing Qatar. The Bank's participation in this important international exhibition comes in the context of supporting local products and introducing them to regional and international markets.
The Qatari companies that were selected to participate in the international Green Week in Berlin were: Albina Snack, Gulf Water Plant LLC, Un ...... read more
Strong Profitability and Highest Annual Sales Ever Led by Performance of Premium Home Appliances and TVs
DUBAI, UAE, Jan. 28, 2018 — LG Electronics Inc. (LG) today announced record full-year revenues for 2017 of KRW 61.4 trillion (USD 55.4 billion), an increase of 10.9 percent from the previous year, the highest in the company’s history. Full-year 2017 profits of KRW 2.47 trillion (USD 2.23 billion) – the highest profit since 2009 – in-creased 85 percent from 2016 due in large part to strong performance by premium home appliances and TVs. Fourth-quarter 2017 revenues grew 15 percent versus 2016 to KRW 16.96 trillion (USD 15.3 billion), generating strong opera ......
Qatar, January 27, 2018: Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) honored the first students of the Class of 2022 at a dinner for students, parents and members of the faculty. The 17 students were admitted through CMU-Q’s Early Decision process, applying in advance of the regular deadline to secure a place in the first-year class.
This is the third year that CMU-Q has offered Early Decision. Students who had previously attended a CMU-Q high school workshop were invited to enter the Early Decision round.
Michael Trick, dean of CMU-Q, welcomed the students and their parents: “When I meet with our alumni, they tell me how precious their time was here. I en ...... read more
The Anniversary Collection stems from the oldest perfume tradition. An innovative stylistic challenge that wishes to give perfume its original scent.
The selection of high quality and rare raw materials only allow a limited annual production. Each precious bottle is catalogued with the year of production. The recipe itself remains the same although, each year, it gets the sublime touch of nature. For this reason, each bottle will be a unique and collectible piece.
The Anniversary Collection: Chimaera
TOP NOTES: Black pepper, Lemon, Saffron, Red Earth, White Leather, Hydrogen, Tolu Balm, Thyme, Bay Leaf
MIDDLE NOTES: Irid, pimiento/red p ...... read more
As part of its continuous efforts to promote national products
Doha, Qatar - January 25, 2018 – Qatar Development Bank (QDB), through its export program ‘Tasdeer’, organized a Product Certification Workshop to raise awareness among Qatari exporters and introduce them to the requirements and standards of importing countries, as well as export procedures, as part of its continuous efforts to promote national products. The workshop took place yesterday on 24 January 2018 at the Oryx Rotana Hotel in Doha.
The workshop addressed a number of important topics such as the compliance assessment process, product regulation orientations, the Middle East compliance pr ...... read more
Earnings Release Full Year 2017
Net profit of QAR 551 million, an increase of 29% year-on year
Net Operating Income reached QAR 1,215 million, up 5% compared to 2016
Operating expenses were QAR 335 million, 2% lower than the previous year
The Capital Adequacy ratio at year-end stood at a healthy 16.7 %
Doha, January 24, 2018: Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C, in Qatar, released its consolidated financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2017 today with a Net Profit of QAR 551 million for 2017.
The consolidated financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2017 were approved by the Board of Dire ...... read more
Company plans to continue focus on making solid progress by concentrating on achieving recognition as a true premium brand with industry leading products in 2018
DUBAI, UAE, 24th January 2018: With the desire to create a better lifestyle for consumers, underpinning LG’s premium product philosophy, LG plans to continue pursuing an innovative, energy efficient and a premium product market strategy, positioning the company as a technology innovator with a flair for convenience, design and style. The company aims to accelerate premium product strategy by enhancing overall brand image and focus on profitable growth.
Last year has been a solid year for LG that highlighted s ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, January 23, 2018: CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that Fortune magazine has named the company a World’s Most Admired Company in the real estate industry for the sixth consecutive year.
Fortune rates companies on nine attributes related to corporate performance. In 2018, CBRE was ranked second overall in the real estate sector (behind only Host Hotels & Resorts) and was among the top three companies on all nine attributes, including global competitiveness, people management, financial strength and long-term investment.
“Our continued recognition as a Fortune Most Admired Company reflects our people’s deep commitment to exce ......
Customized gifts and sparkling crystals like no other only with Robinsons this Valentine's Day
Dubai, UAE, January 23, 2018: From engraved perfume bottles and Swarovski crystals to embroidery and embossing, personalization knows no limits this Valentine’s Day and in this season of love Robinsons is offering you and your significant other customized gifts to feel extra special.
Pamper yourself and those you love with a selection of perfumes from the hottest brands such as Givenchy and Jo Malone, and engrave it with your personal message. Add a chic touch to your products with the stunning Swarovski crystals and make sure to get the ultimate experience with th ...... read more
Doha, Qatar – January 22, 2018 – The dean of Northwestern University’s School of Education and Social Policy, David Figlio, and his colleague Professor James Spillane, will visit the University’s Qatar campus in Education City to discuss collaboration opportunities in education, research, and academic development.
“Dr. Figlio and Dr. Spillane are among the best-known researchers in their respective fields of education and leadership,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO of Northwestern University in Qatar. “Their work has had a significant impact on improving education and human development in the U.S. and internationally. It is a wo ...... read more
Under the management of Murwab Group Hotels
Doha, Qatar – January 22, 2018: Sealine Beach, A Murwab Resort, and Qatar’s first leisure destination, has been named Qatar’s ‘Luxury Ocean View Resort’ as well as claiming the global ‘Luxury Beach Villa’ title at the 2017 World Luxury Hotel Awards (WLHA). Sealine Beach took home the two coveted titles during this year’s WLHA grand gala ceremony, recently held in St. Moritz, Switzerland.
Commenting on winning the prestigious awards, Mr. Nawaf Ali Al Obaidly, General Manager at Sealine Beach Resort, said:
“We are delighted to be recognized with not one, but two sought-after titl ...... read more
Dubai, UAE, January 21, 2018: Following the success of the inaugural Diplomat Cricket Championship Cup last year, under the permanent patronage of Consulate General of India-Dubai, Skyline University College has organized its second edition hosted by Consulate General of Bangladesh on January 19-20, at SUC cricket ground. The CG of India beat CG of Sri Lanka by 44 runs making them the new champion of the 2018 tournament.
The Consul Generals who were actively involved in the tournament as players of their respective teams were H.E. Charitha Yattagoda of Sri Lanka and H.E. Mogobo David Mugabe of South Africa. Also present during the 2-day sporting event were Consul General H.E. ...... read more
Designed to meet Mac’s requirements, LG launches latest external displays with exceptional visual and audio quality
Dubai, UAE, 21 January 2018: LG Electronics (LG) has announced that its UltraFine 5K display catered to Apple users to solve issues of compatibility between the Mac and external displays will be available in the Gulf region in January 2018. Boasting exceptional features for the finest details, LG is striving for excellence whilst empowering Mac users who desire high definition quality with superior visual and audio capabilities of a MacBook or MacBook Pro.
27-Inch UltraFine 5K Monitor
The UltraFine 5K features several ground-breaking compon ...... read more
Doha, Qatar – January 20, 2018 – A group of distinguished journalism and media professionals will be visiting Qatar as part of a delegation to Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q). The group, which includes key members of Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications’ Board of Advisors, will spend time in Education City to learn more about the University’s international campus.
“We’re pleased to welcome this distinguished group of media leaders from the Medill School,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO. “Their visit reinforces an already strong relationship between NU-Q ...... read more