Wednesday 29 January 2020

Shawarma steals the spotlight

The most popular foods across the Middle East in 2019 may not surprise one -- pizza and Shawarma claimed the top spot, with Acai, falafel, and Poke not too far behind.    Breath mints all round as garlic was the favourite seasoning, ranking 4th on the list


UAE ranks first on Global Labour Resilience Index

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) ranked first in the Arab world and 21st globally on the Global Labour Resilience Index 2020, which was issued in Davos, Switzerland during a special session held on the sidelines of the 50th summit meeting of the World Economic Forum in the presence of Sultan bi


JWI launches PR services in Dubai

JWI Dubai, an integrated creative agency, continues its global growth by extending its public relations services to the Middle East. The addition of a dedicated PR department will now enable JWI to provide its holistic approach to strategy, creative and content, all under one roof.


Sleep Expo ME gathers top industry thought leaders for key conference

The who’s who in the sleep industry, including high-level experts from the mattress, retail, health, design and hospitality business, will gather in Dubai from February 9 for this year’s Sleep Expo Conference.  The Conference, a special highlight of Sleep Expo Mi

More… enters the burgeoning e-commerce market in Oman, the homegrown online shopping website, has been launched to tap the burgeoning e-commerce market in Oman.    The latest e-commerce player is promoted by United Media Services (UMS) LLC, part of Muscat Overseas Group – one of the leading an


Bawadi Mall ends 2019 stronger

Bawadi Mall is lining up more fun and exciting activities this year after ending 2019 stronger. Last year, the largest shopping mall in Al Ain hosted a string of events and opened new top-of-the-line stores to cater to the varied needs of its steadily rising shoppers and visitors.


UAE disburses $45m in marriage grants in 2019

A total of Dh166.6 million ($45.3 million) in marriage grants was disbursed in 2019 for 2,380 beneficiaries all over the UAE, a 15 percent growth over 2018, said a senior government official. Hessa Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development, explained that the marriage gran


Dubai to host world’s biggest humanitarian event

The UAE has announced that it will co-host the world’s biggest humanitarian event on September 26,  2020.    Dubai will host one of ten simultaneous live events organised by Global Citizen, the international organisation that aims to build a move


Sharjah government staff learn basics of design thinking

The UAE Innovation Month Committee in Sharjah, in cooperation with Sahab Smart Solutions, has organised a workshop entitled "Design Thinking" presented by Design Thinking Academy at the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre (Sheraa).   Sharjah government sta


Dominica opens new embassy in Abu Dhabi

Dominica's new embassy in Abu Dhabi was opened yesterday (Jan 22) by the country's Prime Minister Dr Roosevelt Skerrit, a Wam news agency report said.   The event was attended by Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, UAE Minister of Energy and Ind

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