Author - Iain Wylie, Design Manager, SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business


As the arts and cultural scene evolves in the GCC states, there’s room for a variety of facilities and a more community scene is emerging.

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 05:26

Ramadan Tips from James Heagney

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By James Heagney, D5 Head Coach


Observing a 16 hour fast can at first invoke many difficulties in balancing your daily nutrition and hydration. However, it can be used to your advantage from a body compositional perspective, depending on the food choices you make. Intermittent fasting is a popular nutritional strategy adopted by many people around the world looking to reduce body fat. This style of eating fits perfectly into timing’s for Ramadan in the Middle East. The 16 hour fast, 8 hour feeding are the exact guidelines for intermittent fasting.

Written by: Rikka Mehta, Expert, Dabur International


The modern and demanding lifestyles led by Arab women often have them juggle several roles, leaving them with little or no time for elaborate hair care routines. Oil replacement solutions are healthy alternatives to oiling that help women maintain beautiful and nourished hair. Complete post-wash hair care oil replacement solutions, enriched with natural ingredients, provide intensive nourishment to effectively address everyday hair problems.

Thursday, 19 April 2018 07:18

The causes and cures to Acne

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By Dr. Uttam Kumar, Specialist – Dermatology at Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi


Know what it is?

When some people say acne, what they're really referring to is a few hormonal spots found on their body. But as medically diagnosed, acne is a very common chronic disorder affecting the hair follicles and oil glands of the skin that results in clogged pores and inflammation. Usually these lesions can appear on the face, neck, back, chest and shoulders. It's ongoing, painful, sometimes embarrassing for the individual and it can be very difficult to get under control.

Written by Miguel Ángel Mendoza, Security Researcher at ESET


Cybersecurity nowadays requires more (and better) protective measures than ever before. These measures range from adopting what are acknowledged as best practices, through helping end-users to stay well-informed about upcoming threats and how to avoid them, to implementing internet security technology and keeping it up to date.

Wednesday, 28 March 2018 12:53

The harmful effects of smoking on dental health

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Written by: Rikka Mehta, Head of Marketing Communication, Dabur International


It should come as no surprise that smoking is bad for dental health and oral hygiene. Tobacco products contain harmful chemicals that can cause severe damage to health including oral cancers, inflammation of salivary gland openings on the roof of the mouth and leukoplakia or white patches inside the mouth. Among the less severe oral problems are gum diseases, accumulation of plaque and tartar, bad breath, slow healing after a tooth extraction or other procedures, and discoloration of teeth. Smokers may also lose their sense of smell and taste.

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 11:04

Connected Thinking: VAT in the UAE and India

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By Vikas Panchal, Business Head at Tally Solutions in the Middle East, a leading international accounting and compliance software provider which has recently introduced Value Added Tax (VAT) software Tally.ERP 9 Release 6 to help businesses comply with VAT protocol and procedures


For many decades, the UAE and India have had very good ties, especially in trade and commerce, and the ties between the two countries have only got better with similar laws and regulations implemented by both countries. While Value Added Tax (VAT) is a thing of past in India, the UAE recently introduced the new tax regime to drive economic development of the country. 

by Mechelle Buys Du Plessis, Managing Director – UAE, Dimension Data


Internet of Things is rapidly expanding the attack surface of the digital enterprise and exposing it to enhanced risk levels not seen before. Deception technologies, artificial intelligence, Robo-hunters, are solutions for tomorrow's enterprise, Mechelle Buys Du Plessis, Managing Director – UAE, Dimension Data.

Airlines, airports look to artificial intelligence to revolutionize baggage management  


The smart use of technologies such as artificial intelligence is expected to revolutionize the management of baggage over the next decade, promising to make mishandled bags an increasingly rare event for passengers globally. This is according SITA’s Intelligent Tracking: A Baggage Management Revolution paper published today.

Wednesday, 07 March 2018 14:31

Four steps to sustainable printing for businesses

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By Jason Whiley, Director of Sales, Epson Middle East

Reducing paper waste in the office

A new annual report is published and you want to take a closer look, so you print the document and stack it on your desk. It takes its place atop the important supplier email you printed earlier. Is this behaviour you recognise in yourself and your colleagues?

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