Tuesday 26 March 2019

Big role seen for staff voluntary schemes in UAE

There is substantial potential amongst private companies in the UAE for participation in employee voluntary projects that could contribute significantly to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), a report said. The report titled “Investing for the Future: The Pr


New local events company to help boost Bahrain tourism

Tarteeb Events, a local events company has launched a programme in Bahrain aimed at supporting the creation of a new tourism sector in the kingdom.    Its debut event was the largest standup comedy show of its kind, in Bahrain held at Crown Plaza Hotel in M


Bahraini sculpture artist Khalil to shine at Interiors Expo

Khalil Al Hashimi the pioneer in sculpture and the winner of the Merit Award at the first Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs Exhibition in Bahrain, is joining the artists at On the Wall 2019, a dedicated event to promote Bahrain Artists to a wider audience which is being held as part of this


Dewa, Emaar offer discounts on leisure venues

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has signed an agreement with Emaar Properties to provide Dewa’s customers with exclusive discounts on a number of entertainment venues through Dewa Store on its smart app. Customers will get up to 50 per cent discount on tickets


France throws 'light' on Expo 2020 pavilion design

French authorities have unveiled the architectural model of the country's pavilion for the Expo 2020 gala event which will run from October 20 next year to April 10 2021 in Dubai under the theme "Connecting minds, Creating the future". The pavilion has beeen designe


UK consultancy set for Expo 2020 with new Dubai office

UK-based Direct Access Consultancy has opened its first international office in Dubai, UAE, after winning a contract to turn the city’s Expo 2020 exhibition into an event accessible for all, thanks to support from the Britain's Department for International Trade (DIT).


Ideas Abu Dhabi to feature global speakers

Ideas Abu Dhabi, a two-day ideas festival bringing together some of the brightest minds from the UAE and around the world to tackle complex global challenges, returns for the third time on March 27-28. Part invite-only Forum, part public Festival, Ideas Abu Dhabi will be held at


Sikka Art Fair opens in Dubai

The ninth edition of Sikka Art Fair (Sikka), a pillar event of Dubai Art Season, opened yesterday (March 16) at the Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood in Dubai, UAE to run until March 24. Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice chairman of Dubai Culture & Art


Novo Cinemas opens at IMG Adventure Theme Park in Dubai

Novo Cinemas, the innovative and award-winning movie theatre brand, has opened its state-of-the-art flagship location at IMG Worlds of Adventure in Dubai.   The largest IMAX with Laser cinema in Dubai, Novo's ultra-modern multiplex features a stunning 'c


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