Tuesday 3 August 2021

Oldest UAE university to participate in Expo 2020 Dubai

The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), a public research institution located in Al Ain and the oldest university in the country, has announced that it will be participating in Expo 2020 Dubai with an independent pavilion situated in the Mobility District. The expo will be held in Dubai f


Gharem’s Capital Dome to be offered at Dream Big II

An ambitious selling exhibition of large-scale sculpture will be held online across the summer by Christie’s Private Sales team.    A highlight of the exhibition is Abdulnasser Gharem’s The Capitol Dome, being offered as part of The Future is Un


VFS Global makes 'strategic' appointments

VFS Global, the outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide, has appointed Dr Elena Primikiri as its first head of ESG (environmental, social and governance).    She joined VFS Global in June 2021, b


Vaccination must to enter places in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Interior has announced that only those who are fully vaccinated by a vaccine approved by the Ministry of Health will be allowed to enter all places in all regions of the Kingdom, said a Saudi Press Agency report.   The Ministry of


UAE launches service to issue golden visas for doctors

The UAE’s Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA) has launched a series of Golden Residency services to facilitate issuing golden visas to doctors residing in the UAE, a media report said. The services will help in granting doctors and their families 10-year re


Union Coop opens new branch in Jumeirah 1

Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE, has opened its 23rd branch in the Jumeirah 1st area at a cost of AED42 million ($11.43 million) as part of its expansion plans.    The new branch, which occupies a strategic location, aims to be an ex


VOX Cinemas launches interactive movie experience

VOX Cinemas, the dedicated cinema arm of Majid Al Futtaim, is introducing CTRL, the region’s first interactive movie experience which lets the audience collectively decide how the plot unfolds.    The latest innovation from VOX Cinemas in partnership


IFAD reaches 123 million rural people

As the Covid-19 pushed millions more people into hunger and poverty, the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) increased its support for the most vulnerable and marginalised people.   According to the IFAD Annual Report 2020, with 203


Mastercard marks year of collective action

Mastercard has released its 2020 Corporate Sustainability report, highlighting how the company has responded to the challenges of the last year through innovation and trusted partnerships. It is also delivering on its mission to build a more inclusive, sustainable world with a digital economy


‘Double Moon’ campaign wins award at Cannes Lions

The ‘Double Moon’ campaign, which was organised in the run-up to Hope Probe’s arrival to Mars, bagged an Outdoor Silver Lion at the prestigious Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.    The campaign, which brought Mars’ t

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