• A Green Economy Bridge between Dubai and Turin

    The city of Turin (Italy) became a Strategic Partner of the Dubai Green Economy Partnership (Dubai GEP). The Secretary General of Dubai GEP, HE Fahad Al Gergawi and the Mayor of Turin, Mrs Chiara Appendino, met in Dubai FDI to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which supports both entities’ vision towards becoming global leaders in the realm of green economy. The MoU establishes a collaboration and will provide mutual support to both parties that will build a bridge between the two cities.


    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 Mysterious Halloween at Wafi Mall

    A range of events will take place to create an exhilarating experience for people of all ages. An eerie Maze, uncanny performances, a chance to win, children’s Halloween party and a pumpkin workshop are all going to take place under one roof – Wafi Mall!

  • A new era for Nokia smartphones

    HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today unveiled a new generation of Nokia smartphones, setting a new standard in design, quality and user experience throughout the range. The highly anticipated global portfolio features three new smartphones – the new Nokia 6, delivering performance and immersive entertainment in a premium and extremely robust design; Nokia 5, an elegant smartphone that fits perfectly in your hand; and Nokia 3, which delivers an unprecedented quality at an affordable price point. The new range of Nokia smartphones all run Android™ Nougat and offer a pure, secure and up to date experience and will all feature Google Assistant. Today also sees the return of a modern classic – the iconic Nokia 3310, reborn with a modern twist on design.

  • A perfect match: Wacom Color Manager delivers complete color control to Cintiq creative pen displays

    Wacom® today started shipping Wacom Color Manager, the company’s new colour calibration solution designed for photographers, designers and other creative professionals who want colour accuracy across their workflow. As every artist knows, sharing and reproducing colour can be quite frustrating. Colours that have been painstakingly created during the design phase can look very different depending upon the monitor, display or projector that the user, collaborators or clients are using to view finished work.

  • A plan to promote Sharjah real estate sectors at international exhibitions revealed

    Mr. Saeed Ghanim Al Suwaidi, Chairman of the Representative Committee of the Real Estate Sector at the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), revealed that a business plan is being put in place to promote the Emirate’s real estate sector at the overseas exhibitions, with a particular focus on the GCC countries, as the GCC investors account for a large portion of the total investments in Sharjah’s real estate sector.


    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 remarkable design and functionality in Natuzzi Italia’s Hex Dining Table

    Known for its exceptional design and craftsmanship, Natuzzi Italia, one of the world’s most highly sought after furniture brands among consumers of luxury goods, presents Hex Dining Table with its aesthetically unusual design and remarkable functionality.

  • A Strict CFO Could Be Bad For Business, Survey Shows

    How and why Chief Financial Officers advocate technology investments to support business operations can vary according to their own personal leadership style. That’s one of the key findings stemming from new global survey research* released today by Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations.

  • A true commitment to green energy crucial for success

    A number of oil and gas majors are going through an existential crisis in recent years given that the world is decisively and rapidly moving away from fossil fuels. Therefore, the future of the industry in its current form seems rather uncertain, says an LBS expert.

  • A-MAP finalizes agreement with Sharjah Municipality to supply Solite batteries

    Al-Muqarram Auto Spare Parts Trading [A-MAP], one of the leading distributors of automotive products across the region, has signed an agreement with Sharjah Municipality to supply Solite automotive batteries for their fleet for 2016 and 2017.

  • A-MAP finds encouragement in aftermarket auto spare parts upswing in UAE

    As demand increases in both domestic and regional markets the growth of the auto spare parts aftermarket in Dubai is witnessing positively high growth. This includes unparalleled interest in workshop equipment, tires and batteries, electronics and systems, parts and components, repairs and maintenance, accessories and customizing, car reconditioning etc.

  • A-MAP showcases world-class products from ASIMCO at Automechanika Moscow 2016

    Al-Muqarram Auto Spare Parts Trading [A-MAP], one of the leading distributors of automotive products across the region, showcased the world-class products from ASIMCO – oneof the leading players in automobile aftermarketmarketand distributed regionally by A-MAP, at the MIMS Automechanika Moscow 2016.

  • A.C. Nielsen Report ranks Himalaya as UAE’s No. 1 Face wash brand

    Himalaya has been ranked as No. 1 face wash brand in UAE according to a recent A.C. Nielsen Retail Index Report for the period MAT (Moving Annual Total) May-June 2016.  UAE’s face wash category is valued at AED 55 million with a growth rate of 1%,  however Himalaya  reiterated its leadership position by growing at 18% and recording its highest ever volume market value share of 20.4%  and a distinct lead over reputed brands.

  • A.M. Best Awarded International Best Ratings Agency for Takaful at the International Takaful Awards 2017

    A.M. Best received the award for International Best Ratings Agency for Takaful at the International Takaful Awards 2017, held in conjunction with the 11th International Takaful Summit in London. This is the third consecutive year that A.M. Best has been awarded the International Best Ratings Agency for Takaful.

  • A.T. Kearney Predicts Record-High M&A Activity Will Reshape the Utilities Industry

    Last year was a record year for M&A in the utilities sector globally, with total deal value reaching €329 billion, according to A.T. Kearney’s new report Mergers and Acquisitions in Utilities 2017. And, the report finds, this trend is expected to continue in 2017, as investors take on an active role to remodel the industry.

  • A.T. Kearney: Political Risk and Technology are Front of Mind for Global Business Executives

    Global executives expect economic and financial volatility to be higher over the next 12 months than it was in the past year, according to the 2017 report “Views from the C-Suite” published by A.T. Kearney’s Global Business Policy Council. Volatility is perceived as yielding both positive and negative prospects. One-third of global C-suite executives surveyed identify a stronger macroeconomic environment as a top external opportunity this year.

  • aafaq Islamic Finance CEO recognised at 6th Middle East Business Leaders Awards

    aafaq Islamic Finance, a leading provider of Islamic finance products and e-government services in the UAE, has announced that its CEO, Dr. Mahmoud Abdalaal, has been bestowed with the Islamic Financial Services Award at the 6th Middle East Business Leaders Award (MEBLSA) held recently at the Armani Hotel Dubai at Burj Khalifa. Dr. Abdalaal was honoured for his exemplary leadership and immense contribution towards helming greater heights and global recognition.

  • aafaq Islamic Finance conferred two prestigious awards by International Finance Magazine

    aafaq Islamic Finance, a leading provider of Islamic finance products and e-government services in the UAE, received two eminent awards from London-based International Finance Magazine (IFM) during the 2015 IFM Awards held recently at the Landmark Hotel, London. Mr. Mujtaba Naseem, DCEO & CFO at aafaq Islamic Finance, accepted the award for the ‘Fastest Growing Finance Company – GCC 2015,’ while Nihad Shahin, Secretary of the Boards of Directors at aafaq Islamic Finance, was given the trophy for the ‘Best Smart Service Provider – GCC 2015’ during a glittering ceremony that was attended by high profile guests, industry leaders, and representatives from the world’s leading banking and financial institutions.

  • aafaq Islamic Finance reveals the launch of ‘Dubai: A World Icon’ encyclopedia in November 2016

    H.E. Abdul Jaleel Al-Blouki, Vice Chairman of aafaq Islamic Finance, announced in a press conference held at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Dubai, that it is releasing the ‘Dubai: A World Icon’ encyclopedia. The statement was made in the presence of partners, art and culture dignitaries, executive representatives from the government, corporate and cultural institutions.