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Bvlgari X Tribeca Film Festival – the world premiere of Celestial & The 4th wave

Bvlgari X Tribeca Film Festival – the world premiere of Celestial & The 4th wave

29 Apr 2019

April 23rd, Bvlgari and Vanity Fair co-hosted an exclusive screening, cocktail reception and panel at Spring Studios to premiere two films, ‘The 4th Wave’ and ‘Celestial’, ahead of the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival. Diane Kruger & 2019 Academy Award Nominee Kiki Layne (both decked in Wild Pop HJ), Lucas Hedges, Julia Restoin Roitfeld, Lainy Hedaya, Jessica Wang, Shea Marie, Daphne Groeneveld, Athena Calderone, Xenia Adonts and over 250 guests celebrated young independent female pioneers in... Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid witnesses launch of ‘Traders Market’ in Dubai from Chinese capital

Mohammed bin Rashid witnesses launch of ‘Traders Market’ in Dubai from Chinese capital

28 Apr 2019

BEIJING (WAM) -- Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, on 26th April, 2019 said that the UAE plays an integral part in pushing forward international efforts to enhance global economic growth due to its strategic location at the centre of trade routes connecting East and West.

HH Sheikh Mohammed’s remarks came during the launch ceremony of the 60-million square feet 'Traders Market', an international station... Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid meets President of Belarus

Mohammed bin Rashid meets President of Belarus

28 Apr 2019

BEIJING, 27th April 2019 (WAM) - Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum met President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko on the sidelines of the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, which concludes today in the Chinese capital Beijing.

During the meeting, Sheikh Mohammed and Lukashenko discussed bilateral relations that have seen substantial growth over the past few years. They also discussed... Read More

UAE delegation participates in Kazan Summit 2019

UAE delegation participates in Kazan Summit 2019

28 Apr 2019

KAZAN, WAM – A commercial and business delegation from the UAE attended the Russia-Islamic World International Economic Summit (Kazan Summit 2019) in Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan.

The delegation is headed by Juma Al Keet, Assistant Under-Secretary for International Trade at the Ministry of Economy, and includes representatives from the economic departments, chambers of commerce and industry and investment authorities.

The summit, opened by President Rustam Minnikhanov, is... Read More

Burj Khalifa lit up with colours of Sri Lankan flag

Burj Khalifa lit up with colours of Sri Lankan flag

28 Apr 2019

The world’s tallest building was turned green, orange and maroon on Thursday in memory of those who tragically lost their lives in the Sri Lanka bombings.

More than 250 people died when terrorists staged a co-ordinated attack on churches and upmarket hotels in the country on Easter Sunday.

The UAE paid its tribute to victims by lighting up the Burj Khalifa in Dubai with the colours of the Sri Lankan flag.

Other landmarks in the Emirates, including the Abu Dhabi National... Read More

Aston Martin unveils its fastest convertible in the company's history

Aston Martin unveils its fastest convertible in the company's history

25 Apr 2019

Aston Martin has opened the roof on its DBS Superleggera, making it the fastest convertible in the British company's history. Powered by a 715BHP V12 engine, the droptop promises a top speed of 340 km/h.

Unsurprisingly, the Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante is almost identical in design to the coupé version – except for its open top. Its 5.2-liter twin-turbo V12 engine is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission promising prime performances, including 0-100km/h... Read More

New Azerbaijani Ambassador to UAE

New Azerbaijani Ambassador to UAE

25 Apr 2019

WAM – Ahmed Sari Al Mazrouei, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, MoFAIC, has received 23rd April, 2019 a copy of the credentials of Maher M. Aliyev, the new Ambassador of Azerbaijan to the UAE.

Al Mazrouei wished the ambassador success in his role in enhancing Emirati-Azerbaijani ties.

The new ambassador, in turn, expressed his happiness at representing his country in the UAE, which, he said, enjoys a prestigious regional and... Read More

flydubai launches flights to Sochi in Russia

flydubai launches flights to Sochi in Russia

25 Apr 2019

Dubai-based flydubai April 23, 2019 has announced the start of flights to Sochi, Russia. Flights between Dubai and Sochi will operate twice a week, on Mondays and Fridays, starting from 07 June 2019. flydubai will be the first carrier to offer direct flights on this route from the UAE and the GCC. Commenting on the occasion, Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer of flydubai, said: “Russia is an important market for flydubai and we are pleased to announce the new direct flights to Sochi... Read More

Mademoiselle Privé exhibition opens in Shanghai

Mademoiselle Privé exhibition opens in Shanghai

24 Apr 2019

On April 18th 2019, CHANEL unveiled the fourth chapter of the "Mademoiselle Privé" exhibition at the West Bund Art Center in Shanghai. After London in 2015, Seoul in 2017 and Hong Kong in 2018, the "Mademoiselle Privé" exhibition is making a stopover in this modern and dynamic city from April 20th to June 2nd 2019, continuing an immersive journey through the origins of CHANEL's creations capturing the charismatic personality, audacity and irreverent spirit of Mademoiselle Chanel and Karl... Read More

Dubai Duty Free wins two DFNI-Frontier EMEA

Dubai Duty Free wins two DFNI-Frontier EMEA

23 Apr 2019

Dubai Duty Free made a double appearance on the stage at the Duty Free News International (DFNI) – Frontier EMEA Awards for Travel Retail Excellence held in London recently, when the operation was announced the winner in two categories: “Middle East & Africa Travel Retailer of the Year” and “Charitable Initiative of the Year”. The DFNI-Frontier EMEA Awards ceremony was held at the Lancaster Hotel in London in conjunction with the DFNI-Frontier Charity Ball, which attracted guests from... Read More

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