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    DeG ready to lead Sharjah’s digital movement at GITEX 2016

    Sharjah Department of eGovernment (DeG) has finalised procedures and technical preparations which are set to carry out Sharjah’s "digital movement" message during the GITEX Technology Week 2016.

    The region’s largest technology trade fair, taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 16th to 20th October 2016, will be a key platform for DeG’s mission to support 35 Sharjah-based government entities and authorities with their latest launches and e-services, which are all set to take place in one of GITEX’s largest pavilions, which is the"...

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    UAE to host first-ever UNEP Finance Initiative’s Global Roundtable in regionOctober 21, 2016

    Leaders from all parts of the financial ecosystem, as well as from civil society, academia, government, and the United Nations (UN), will gather for the UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative’s 14th Global Roundtable on 25th and 26th October, 2016, in Dubai.

    The roundtable, the first-ever such event in the region, will discuss how to achieve the ambitious climate goals set under last year’s two major global commitments to tackle climate change and promote sustainable development: the Paris Climate Agreement and the launch of the new Sustainable Development Goals.

    The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, in collaboration with"...

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    Accessories prove showstoppers at Fashion Forward DubaiOctober 21, 2016

    It was a balmy Friday, but the who's who of Dubai braved the heat to attend the first day of Fashion Forward Dubai (FFWD) being held at the Hai in Dubai Design District. The tone was set with a talk by the world's leading trend forecasting agency, WGSN's Jane Boddy. She spoke of all the new trends for Spring/Summer 2017, such as The Beachcomber, Riviera Sunset and Purity - all of which have a very resort feel. And, of course, since fashion is all about 'opposites attracting', we need to also look out for the costumes-inspired 'Future Past' style, which is a throwback to the times of the Tudors and showcases their love for details in a new, more contemporary way.


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    Joyalukkas names Diwali promotion's 100 winners

    The mega winning opportunity at Joyalukkas Dazzling Diwali has received an overwhelming response from customers across the GCC, Singapore and Malaysia. The first 100 winners of the Diwali campaign were announced, who will get gold coins. The Joyalukkas Dazzling Diwali promotion is offering every customer shopping for Dh500 worth of Jewellery, the opportunity to win up to 5kg of gold.

    "It's a pleasure to see such an overwhelming response for Joyalukkas Diwali promotion. This mega winning opportunity will make many dreams come true and we feel happy to be able to enable this," said John Paul Alukkas, executive director, Joyalukkas Group.


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    Airbus plans pilotless air taxi

    Fancy travelling in an air taxi that can beat the traffic? Airbus is working on a pilotless aircraft that aims to add a vertical component to your commute.

    The ambitious Silicon Valley project called Vahana shows the aircraft has room for a passenger under a canopy that retracts like a motorcycle helmet visor.

    Project Vahana started in early 2016 as one of the first projects at A³, the advanced projects and partnerships outpost of Airbus Group in Silicon Valley.

    "At Vahana, we are passionate"...

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    160 companies choose Abu Dhabi Global Market as their preferred financial centre

    Abu Dhabi Global Market, ADGM, the international financial centre in Abu Dhabi, has announced that it has registered and licensed close to 160 companies from a broad range of industries and sectors in its first year of operations. In a statement released today, the ADGM said that this achievement sets another new milestone in delivering on its ambition to support Abu Dhabi’s economic plan and long-term growth.

    The statement said that the varied consortium of well-established local family businesses and international companies registered with ADGM is testament to the free zone’s commitment to being an open, trusted and well-regulated financial and commercial hub, designed to serve the financial needs of Abu Dhabi"...

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    Mitsubishi to give away 30 cars in Dubai, Sharjah

    Al Habtoor Motors is all set to welcome the cool winter with a hot End of the Year deal. Mitsubishi customers will get a chance to win a Mitsubishi Mirage with every car they buy. Furthermore, the End of the Year promotion promises 0% Interest for Pajero customers for 2 years and the first repayment starting from 2017. Any Pajero vehicle owner opting for any Mitsubishi gets an additional 5% loyalty discount on trade-in.

    All Mitsubishi customers also get added free benefits which include Free Insurance, Free 5 Years or 100,000 Km Warranty and Free LLumar® Tinting and ScotchgardT protection Free Service up to 50,000 Km for SUV's and up to 30,000"...

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