Wednesday 25 November 2015

DIFF to screen 57 films in popular programme

A total of 57 films from the world’s top directors and filmmakers will be screened at the ‘Cinema of the World’ segment of the 12th edition of the upcoming Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF). The event runs from December 9 to 16. The films i


Centena Group named in Dubai's top 100 SMEs

Dubai-based Centena Group was honoured as one of Dubai's top small and medium enterprises at the Dubai SME 100 awards 2015.   The group has been long esteemed as pioneers in the fields of science and technology in the emirate, both in exploring and identifyi


Innovators gather to explore new ideas in Dubai

Leading innovators from around the globe came together at the 'Future Labs' to develop new ideas that can be shared with the world when the Expo 2020 opens its doors.   The two-day long workshop took place a few days before Dubai is officially confirmed


Mohammed Bin Rashid approves knowledge award logo

The logo for the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award has been approved by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.   The award logo was announced during the participation of Mohammed Bin Rash


Expo mirrors Abu Dhabi beauty

Talal Al Dhiyebi, the chief development officer at Aldar, a leading UAE-based real estate developer, inaugurating the Maraya art exhibition at Yas Mall. Presented by Aldar in collaboration with Greek visual artist Chronis Spanos, Maraya, meaning ‘Mirrors’ in Arabic, c


Fashion inspired by Islamic art created in Bahrain

Modern fashion accessories inspired by traditional Islamic art are being created by a young Bahraini accountant-turned-artist out of her new Seef store. Amina Al Abbasi turned her back on a career in finance to follow her dream, which now sees her creating artworks that can be carried with yo


Emirates, ATP enter 'biggest' sponsorship deal

Emirates and the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) have elevated their partnership announcing Dubai-based airline as the Premier Partner of the ATP World Tour from 2016. The five-year agreement represents the biggest sponsorship deal in the history of the ATP, said the ai


Syrian wins Arab science reality show

Yaman Abou Jieb, the young innovator from Syria, emerged victorious in the grand finale of Stars of Science held in Doha, Qatar, concluding the seventh season of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development's (QF) "edutainment reality" TV program on MBC4.


Sport generates over $1bn annually for Dubai economy

Sport contributes $1.08 billion to Dubai's economy per annum, a report by consultants Deloitte revealed on Thursday. Golf is the biggest contributor, providing $270 million -- or 25 per cent -- of the emirate's total sports revenue in the 12 months to Sept. 1, 2015, Nick


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