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  • 75% MEASURED AND VERIFIED ELECTRICITY SAVINGS at DEWA POWER STATIONS

    Etihad ESCO, the energy retrofit entity has executed the lighting retrofit project at the DEWA power stations in Jebel Ali and Al Awir. The project involved replacing 8,500 light fixtures with high efficiency LEDs and it has exceeded the contractual savings guarantee to 75% savings from initial electricity consumption, which is equivalent to a 15 GWh reduction annually.

  • 75% of Empower’s85,000 customers embraces ‘e-services’ of the company

    Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, recently reported that more customers have embraced the habit of transacting with the company through its ‘E-Service’ system, an electronic facility which allows customers to pay bills online, view their bills history, register and track requests, and view consumption trends, among others.

  • 80% of EMEA Life Sciences Companies Found Candidates Misrepresenting Information on their CVs

    Up to 1 in 5 candidates across the EMEA Life Science’s industry have been found misrepresenting information on their job applications, according to recent findings by HireRight, a leading provider of global candidate pre-employment screening services. The findings have been released as part of HireRight’s 2018 EMEA Employment Screening Benchmark Report, which surveyed over 6,000 HR professionals across the EMEA, APAC and US regions.

  • 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria now delivers

    800 Degrees, a Neapolitan Pizzeria rightly known for preserving the heritage of Old World Italian tradition with its Pizza Napoletana baked with only the freshest, ripest ingredients right in front of the eaters now also delivers its piping hot pizzas to select locations in Dubai. With an aim to make the pizzas rightly accessible and available to its consumers at their convenience, 800 Degrees Napoli-inspired pizzas are now just a phone call away (800 DEGREES – 800 3347337). The delivery services will currently be available at the City Centre Deira, City Centre Me’aisem and Mall of the Emirates outlets.

  • 800PIZZA® announces latest UAE franchise deal to mark 11 years in business

    800PIZZA®, the brand synonymous with authentic and traditional Italian pizza, has announced a new franchise deal.  Adding to its portfolio of twelve outlets currently in operation across the UAE, the newest outlet serves to further grow the brand’s presence in the region, and achieve its goal of having 15 outlets in operation by 2020.

  • 86% of surveyed expats are proud to call the UAE their home, an Xpress Money survey revealed

    38% of expats residing in the UAE who were surveyed by Xpress Money, consider the country to be their home because they feel safe and have a sense of security here. 27% of expats are grateful for the good career opportunities and the cultural diversity the country has to offer while 25% of the expats feel that the UAE has given them a better quality of life. These results come from a national survey of expatriate opinions conducted by Xpress Money on the occasion of the 45th UAE National Day.

  • 88.5% of Working Women in the Middle East Believe Labor LawsAre Fair to Them, According a Bayt.com and YouGov Survey

    With every passing year, workplace equality becomes a higher priority for organizations around the world – and those in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are no exception. According to the ‘Working Women in the Middle East and North Africa’ survey by Bayt.com, the Middle East’s number one job site,and global online market research company, YouGov,almost allworking women who provided an answer (88.5%) believe that the labor laws in their country of residence are fair to women.

  • 93.2% of MENA Professionals Say Employers Are Responsible to Promote Health and Wellbeing

    The Bayt.com ‘Health and Wellbeing in the MENA’ poll, conducted with over 9,000 respondents in the region, revealed a variety of insights about lifestyles of professionals and how employers can elicit a healthy change in the workplace. According to the poll, a great majority (93.2%) of respondents believe that it is the employer’s responsibility to promote health and wellbeing at work. In fact, nearly 7 in 10 respondents place greater value on health insurance compared to a higher salary.

  • 9ROUND LAUNCHES IN DUBAI DELIVERING THE ULTIMATE BODY TRANSFORMATION PROGRAM FOR ALL FITNESS LEVELS

    9Round - the specialized fitness center for people who want a unique, fun, and proven workout that guarantees results – has launched its first gym in Dubai.

  • A Car for Everyone: The New Generation Hyundai i30 Revealed

    Hyundai has revealed details of its New Generation i30, emphasizing the new model as the DNA car that represents the core of the Hyundai brand. The New Generation i30 is Hyundai Motor’s answer to changing contemporary values and customer preferences toward technology driven solutions, individuality in style and flexibility.

  • A Cyber Week sale unlike any other at Souqplace.com

    Souqplace.com, the one stop shopping destination announces the launch of Cyber Weeksale. With 30% off on all brands, plus one giveaways and free delivery all over UAE, Souqplace.com is the place to be. The week of unbelievable offers starts form Monday, 28th Nov 2016 and will last till the 4th of Dec 2016.  Visit now to avail the best of deals.

  • A FUTURISTIC NETWORKING PLATFORM LAUNCHING IN UAE

    QPQ International, an innovative online networking platform that embraces three of the biggest trends of the future including sharing economy, artificial intelligence and blockchain principles would be launching in the UAE this week.

  • A Good Start to Fiscal 2017

    Evonik increased sales considerably by 19 percent to €3.68 billion in the first three months of 2017. The main growth drivers were higher demand, which boosted sales volumes, and the first-time inclusion of the Air Products specialty additives business.

  • A market first: KONE introduces ground-breaking maintenance services to the UAE

    In a revolutionary move to improve elevators and escalators’ maintenance services, KONE Corporation launched a unique set of tailor-made maintenance solutions catered to users’ needs. Following its successful launch in European markets, KONE Care™ is making its debut in the UAE offering KONE customers higher flexibility, greater transparency and better safety. In the same manner, the new features will allow customers to build their own contract, based on their specific needs and business requirements. The introduction of these new services will enhance users’ experience.

  • A MIDDLE EASTERN SUCCESS STORY – TT CUSTOM MOTORS BLAZES A TRAIL IN THE UAE

    TT Custom Motors has been the name on the lips of the royal family and motor experts in 2016.  The brand’s success story began back in 2005 when the first Turkish custom bikes ever were designed and manufactured in a workshop in Istanbul. The brand’s unique and outstanding style led to a quick breakthrough within the Turkish market and then went global, attracting the attention of Hollywood, giving TT Custom Bikes the chance to be featured in iconic movies such as The Expendables.

  • A New Destination for Japanese Sweets’ Lovers in the UAE

    The Famous Japanese Confectionery, Chateraise Patisserie, has opened its 1st branch at  Mirdif35 Mall in Dubai, UAE.

  • A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR INTERNATIONALLY OPERATING EMPLOYERS

    As the field of global Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) and workplace wellness is evolving, so is our understanding of its impact on business andits place in sustainabilityreporting.Lost working time, treatment and rehabilitation fees, are estimated to cost global business $2.8 trillion a year[1], and the business sector has recognised the increasing value created in taking a more holistic approach to health.

  • a range of security solutions to protect individuals and merchants from online financial fraud

    UL, a global safety science company, has advised shoppers and businesses in the UAE to be proactive to keep online payments safe and secure this festive season.

  • A Rise in Tenant Interest for Emirates Living

    The rise in tenant interest in Emirates living appears to show a reverse in recent trends in the city. There has been a lot of rental attraction in newer developments such as Mira, Damac Hills and Mudon because of their attractive price points and clean, fresh, ‘brand new’ appearance.  Consequently, rental prices of properties in Emirates Living have dropped, sparking more tenant interest.

  • A step in the right direction – A step towards Empowerment!

    Learning to communicate better and develop their personality is not a far-fetched dream for blue collar workers. To empower these unskilled workers, Danube Welfare Center was initiated in the year of 2015 under the vision of Mr. Rizwan Sajan Founder and Chairman for Danube Group and taken forward by the Directors. Mrs. Shabnam Kassam, Dr. Sana Sajan and Mr. Sameer Anwar Shah.