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  • 400 UAE residents come together on World Arthritis Day

    Over the weekend the Middle East Arthritis Foundation (MEAF) conducted its public community event at the Shangri-La hotel, Dubai to mark World Arthritis Day 2018 (WAD). Four hundred patients and their families and carers gathered to participate in several activities including a fashion show, nutrition and pain management sessions as well as free bone density and hand scan tests, all designed to create greater awareness of the chronic disease, support those who suffer from arthritis, and encourage early diagnosis.

  • 41 real estate companies compete in International Property Awards

    Dubai Land Department (DLD) announced that the closing ceremony of the first edition of the International Property Awards – Dubai (IPAD) 2018 will be held on 11th October. With 49 companies competing in various categories, 41 of which being local, DLD is expecting a highly competitive first edition.

  • 45 minutes Business Lunch at Boulevard Kitchen, Manzil Downtown

    Need a quick bite at lunchtime? Then head to Manzil Downtown for a scrumptious lunch perfect for a business meeting or casual catch-up with friends or work colleagues.

  • 47-year old woman gains sight after 15 years of near blindness

    A 47-year-old UAE resident was able to see her face in the mirror clearly for the first time in 15 years after undergoing complicated and high-risk eye surgery at RAK Hospital’s Eye Care Centre. King Khaton Loqman Saleh Shaban had been facing trouble with her eyesight for more than a decade, complaining of blurred vision, redness in the eyes and intermittent pain. Her vision was so poor that she could barely see anything around and was severely shortsighted. She was prescribed eye drops to relieve her pain and discomfort, but the condition had affected her quality of life considerably. Unfortunately, due to financial constraints she could not access medical assistance earlier.

  • 4th edition of ‘Autodesk University Extension Dubai’ showcases the ‘Future of Making Things’

    Autodesk, a global leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, held its 4th Edition of Autodesk University Extension Dubai (AUx) at the Dubai World Trade Centre today. As disruptions reshape how the world is designed and made, the company highlighted a number of advances toward the future of making things and also showcased new technologies and modes of work that will help attendees navigate and thrive in this shifting landscape.

  • 4TH WORLD ART DUBAI UNDERLINES UAE’S INSATIABLE APPETITE FOR AFFORDABLE ART

    Renowned for playing a championing role in introducing affordable contemporary artwork to the UAE’s art hungry masses, the fourth edition of World Art Dubai was officially the fair’s most successful and international outing to date, according to Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), the event organiser.

  • 55FIFTY7 joins VOD Dubai International Jewellery Show this November

    The unique diamond studio, 55FIFTY7, has joined the luxurious VOD Dubai International Jewellery Show this year, and is excited to announce the unmissable initiatives for this year’s show.

  • 5th edition of Ramadan Night Market ups the shopping, entertainment quotient

    Dubai’s largest night souq, Ramadan Night Market, opened its doors to public among much anticipation and excitement. The 10-day event, from June 23 to July 2, at Za’abeel Hall 5, Dubai World Trade Centre, was inaugurated by H.E. Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of Dubai Department of the Economic Development,in the presence of organisers Sumansa Exhibitions and visitors waiting for the event to commence. The event features more than 300 exhibitors and is expecting a visitor footfall of over 100,000 during the 10 days. Ramadan Night Market will be open from 8pm to 2am on all 10 days. The entry fee of the event is AED 5 per person with free passage for children under 5 years.

  • 7 Most Bizarre Classifieds Advertisements People Have Posted in Dubai

    Looking for a pink tutu for your dog’s ballet recital? Or a ‘hand-crafted golden Aladdin lamp’- hopefully to summon Genie and make all your wishes come true?

  • 70% UAE Parents Believe Creative Thinking and Languages Are Most Important Skills To Future-Proof Children’s Careers

    Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai (SISD) today reported that parents in the UAE are increasingly aware of the importance of selecting a school curriculum that teaches skills that are essential for future careers. In fact, 95% of UAE parents recognize the importance of checking a school’s curriculum to ensure it covers the required skills for future jobs. According to the survey, parents believe that the top three important skills required will be creative/innovative thinking (75%), emotional intelligence (70%) and languages (70%).

  • 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.

  • 7th edition of International Coffee and Tea Festival kickstarts tomorrow

    The International Coffee & Tea Festival (ICTF), is all set to open its doors to entrepreneurs, hospitality professionals and aficionados of coffee and tea tomorrow (Wednesday, November 11, 2015) at the Meydan Gallery & Convention Centre in Dubai, UAE. Running until November 13, the show is a reminder that the Café business is a booming industry with a huge scope of improvement in a region that is fast developing its own café culture

  • 8 reasons why Mall of the Emirates is too good to leave this DSS

    Mall of the Emirates has hosted unforgettable Dubai Summer Surprise moments in the past 11 years, from live gaming tournaments to concerts with some of the biggest Arab stars. This year too, the mall has pulled out all the stops to bring exclusive experiences and thrilling entertainment that’ll make you forget the rising temperatures and compel you to stay a little longer with family and friends. Here’s why Mall of the Emirates is too good to leave this DSS:

  • 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.

  • 800 LEATHER ANNOUNCES NEW BOUTIQUE OPENING AT THE DUBAI MALL

    800 Leather, one of UAE’s leading luxury leather care brands, has opened doors to a brand-new premium boutique located at The Dubai Mall. Started in 2012 in Dubai, UAE with a simple mission - ‘To be the leaders in luxury leather care’ the brand today is well recognized for their meticulous craftsmanship, professionalism, quality and genuine care. 800 Leather Solutions has expanded their portfolio to offer a wide array of services including repair, cleaning, restoration, upholstery and re-upholstery on a variety of goods including handbags, shoes and leather products; furniture – residential and commercial; automobiles and aviation.

  • 800 Pizza goes Vegan

    Dubai’s home for thin, light, and crispy Roman style pizza has now introduced a brand new vegan option to its mouth-watering menu. The last few years have seen the rise of Veganism world-over, with more and more of us opting for plant-based varieties when it comes to nutrition.

  • 81% of MEA mobile transactions are through smartphones: Criteo

    Criteo, the performance marketing technology company, recently hosted their annual flagship event Criteo Live for the first time ever in the UAE in Dubai on 9th November. The ‘What’s Next? The Future of E-commerce’ conference took place on a yacht docked at the Dubai Marina Yacht Club. The main focus of the event was the consumer journey and the challenges that marketers face in delivering a personalized experience that is seamless across all platforms.

  • 9-year-old Ayesha Al Obeidli crowned KidZania® Dubai’s Minichef

    Ayesha Al Obeidli, a 9-year-old Emirati girl, has been crowned KidZania® Dubai’s 2018 Minichef at the grand finale held at the Dubai Ice Rink in The Dubai Mall.

  • 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.

  • 9thedition of International Perishables Expo Middle East to highlight latest trends and technologies of global fresh produce industry

    The upcoming 9th edition of International Perishables Expo Middle East (WOP Dubai), the Middle East’s leading exhibition for the fresh produce business, which will be held from December 5 to December 7, at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), is expected to throw the spotlight on emerging trends and new technologies that are helping shape the future of the global fresh produce industry. The exciting three-day show is being held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and Chairman of Dubai Municipality, and will welcome decision makers within the fruit and vegetable sectors from over 80 countries around the world—providing a strategic platform for industry professionals to discuss business opportunities with fresh produce industry traders and professionals in the Middle East.