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Gucci unveils its first high jewellery collection

Gucci unveils its first high jewellery collection

08 Jul 2019

Having given us all an obsession for kangaroo lined slippers, pre-dirtied trainers and artfully mismatched clothes, Gucci's creative director Alessandro Michele has now just upped the ante. He's opened the brand's first boutique in the world's most exclusive jewellery address, Place Vendome in Paris.

As the man who turned geek into chic, Michele has now set his sights on the... Read More

Mix, match and stack: Bvlgari debuts a collection of new signature bangles

Mix, match and stack: Bvlgari debuts a collection of new signature bangles

07 Jul 2019

This spring, Bvlgari infuses its joyful and bold spirit into a new range of bracelets. Known for breaking the conventions of jewelry design, the Roman Maison set the bar for creative and cutting-edge jewels. With its fresh bangle assortment, now Bvlgari invites women everywhere to play by their own rules, too, and express their personal style through their very own stack.

Launching across the BVLGARI BVLGARI, B.zero1 and Viper collections, the new bangles boast slim, easy-to-wear... Read More

Louvre Abu Dhabi announces major exhibitions for new season

Louvre Abu Dhabi announces major exhibitions for new season

04 Jul 2019

Louvre Abu Dhabi’s 2019-2020 season will launch in September and will include four exhibitions to explore how the arts have channelled and acted as a witness to society throughout history.

It will be accompanied by live performances, world-renowned installations, music, poetry and family events.

Commenting on the new season, Manuel Rabaté, Director of Louvre Abu Dhabi, said: "This upcoming season entitled 'Changing Societies' represents our boldest and most extensive programme... Read More

Nasdaq Dubai, Samruk-Kazyna sign MoU

Nasdaq Dubai, Samruk-Kazyna sign MoU

04 Jul 2019

WAM – Nasdaq Dubai and Samruk-Kazyna JSC today signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, to promote international awareness of investment opportunities in Kazakhstan and explore market access.

Samruk-Kazyna JSC, Kazakhstan’s sovereign wealth fund, and Nasdaq Dubai, the region’s international financial exchange, will also work together to promote Islamic capital markets products and solutions and enhance the financial markets overall in both countries.

Commenting on the MoU... Read More

Emirati-Russian Consultation Committee discusses consular cooperation in Abu Dhabi

Emirati-Russian Consultation Committee discusses consular cooperation in Abu Dhabi

04 Jul 2019

WAM – The second meeting of the Emirati-Russian Consultation Committee was held today, to discuss ways of reinforcing consular cooperation between the UAE and Russia.

The committee meeting was headed by Badr Al Awadhi, Director of Consular Affairs Administration at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and Volynkin Ivan, Director of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

The meeting’s agenda included... Read More

UAE denies ownership of weapons found in Libya

UAE denies ownership of weapons found in Libya

03 Jul 2019

WAM - The International Security Cooperation Department in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation affirms the United Arab Emirates’ commitment to the UN Security Council Resolutions 1970 and 1973 on sanctions and arms embargo, denying the ownership of weapons found in Libya and reiterating the UAE’s commitment to fully cooperate with UN experts.

The UAE also urges all parties to de-escalate tensions and to re-engage in the UN’s political process.

 

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Emirati astronauts complete training at European Astronaut Centre in Germany

Emirati astronauts complete training at European Astronaut Centre in Germany

03 Jul 2019

WAM – The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, MBRSC, announced that Emirati astronauts Hazzaa AlMansoori and Sultan AlNeyadi have completed their training at the European Astronaut Centre, EAC, of the European Space Agency, ESA, in Cologne, Germany.

The training focused on the European unit, Columbus, onboard the International Space Station, ISS. Part of the training was attended by Yousuf Hamad AlShaibani, Director-General of MBRSC, and Salem AlMarri, Assistant Director-General for... Read More

Noor Abu Dhabi solar plant begins commercial operation

Noor Abu Dhabi solar plant begins commercial operation

03 Jul 2019

On the eve of the United Nations Abu Dhabi Climate Meeting, set to begin on Sunday, the Emirates Water and Electricity Company announced that the 1,177 megawatt Noor Abu Dhabi solar plant has started commercial operation.

The plant will offset the emirate’s C02 emissions by 1 million metric tons, effectively taking 200,000 cars off the roads. With 3.2 million solar panels installed across an 8 square kilometre site, Noor Abu Dhabi is the world’s single largest solar project.

It... Read More

Retail Abu Dhabi Season of Sales Returns for Summer #inAbuDhabiExtravaganza

Retail Abu Dhabi Season of Sales Returns for Summer #inAbuDhabiExtravaganza

02 Jul 2019

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced its summer promotions to give residents and visitors sensational opportunities for shopping, dining and entertainment in both Abu Dhabi and Al Ain cities. The Summer #inAbuDhabi extravaganza, running from 27 June to August 3, will offer deals across theme parks, museums, hotels and restaurants, giving families, friends and visitors endless options to escape the summer heat.

In addition, the highly... Read More

Breguet celebrates Tourbillon Day

Breguet celebrates Tourbillon Day

02 Jul 2019

Five years later, in 1806, the public turned out in large numbers to attend the National Exhibition of Industrial Products in Paris, where visitors were able to marvel at this incredible invention. As the custodian of one of the greatest creations in watchmaking history, House of Breguet invites fans, enthusiasts, and collectors to celebrate Tourbillon Day on June 26th. On this day, Breguet boutiques across the globe offer visitors the chance to discover its collections and learn more about... Read More

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