Sunday 29 March 2015

DMI named media partner for Dubai expo

Dubai Media Incorporated, has been named the media sponsor for the third edition of Dubai Government Achievements Exhibition, which is organized by Dubai Government Excellence Programme (DGEP) on March 30. One of the largest media organisations in the Middle East, DMI boasts dive


National Geographic Abu Dhabi launches photo contest

National Geographic Abu Dhabi has invited photographers from around the region to take part in its annual Moments award. The fifth edition of the National Geographic Abu Dhabi Moments Awards, under the them ‘Arab Cities: The City through your Eyes,’ will seek to encou


Experts stress need to ‘save cultural heritage' in ME

Archaeology experts from across the Middle East have stressed the need to protect the region's cultural heritage at an international conference held in Manama, Bahrain. The Conference on Historic Cities and Urban Regeneration, hosted by the Arab Regional Centre for World Heri


Facebook brings apps, businesses to Messenger service

Facebook on Wednesday opened up its Messenger service for developers to create apps and for shoppers to communicate directly with retailers, as the Internet company seeks to expand its reach. The new features mark Facebook's latest effort to transform its mobile messaging ser


Bahrain Cinema approves 50pc dividends

Bahrain Cinema Company (Cineco), the market leaders in the entertainment industry in the kingdom, have approved  50 per cent dividends of paid-up capital to the shareholders. Announcing this at the annual general meeting (AGM) and extraordinary general meeting (EGM) today (M


Adnec re-launches website with new branding

Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (Adnec) has launched its redesigned corporate website that reflects the company’s new branding and identity. The redesigned website, officially launched by Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Departm


Gulf Air IT executive honoured in top MEA magazines

A Bahraini has become the first technology executive to be featured in five leading international technology magazines. Gulf Air's director of information technology Dr Jassim Haji has been featured on the cover page of MEA Enterprise Channel magazine, said a report in the


Al Jazeera in talks to buy Turkey's Digiturk

An affiliate of Qatari-based television network Al Jazeera is in advanced negotiations to buy Turkish satellite network Digiturk, three sources familiar with the talks said on Tuesday, a deal that would further boost its soccer offering. BeIN Media Group, which runs the beIN spor


Vuclip, Melody sign strategic partnership for Mideast

Vuclip, a leading premium mobile video on demand service for emerging markets, has signed a strategic partnership with Melody Entertainment, the first and largest fully integrated entertainment media conglomerate in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region. As mobile penetr


150 Bollywood celebrities to attend Arab-Indo event in Dubai

Benchmark in association with Adplay and Al Bustan Group, have launched the first Arab Indo Bollywood Awards (AIBA) 2015. The awards will be held on April 9 at Meydan Racecourse, Dubai, to recognise the best talent in the B-Town industry rolling out the gold carpet to over 150 Bo

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