Its expertise dates back to 1976, when master watchmaker Michel Parmigiani opened a restoration workshop. In 1996, the Parmigiani Fleurier brand was created around this centre of excellence. Restoration requires the highest level of watchmaking expertise. Much of what is learnt is actually linked to forgotten activities of the past; activities which are imprinted in the brand's watches. The Parmigiani Fleurier restoration workshop is a department that deals with all types of horological... Read More
Wonder, spectacle and endless glamour. Bvlgari stole the spotlights with the unveiling of its new High Jewellery Collection Cinemagia, an array of one-of-a-kind creations combining unrestrained fantasy, unparalleled gemstones and boundless craftsmanship, in a celebration of the Roman jeweller’s passionate affair with the silver screen.
Cinemagia went on stage in Capri. With its impossibly blue sea and vertiginous beauty, the jewel-island just in front of the Amalfi Coast is the... Read More
Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, on Saturday has called upon allies to help confront regional threats through peaceful means — and by spreading values of tolerance and success.
In a statement, Shaikh Abdullah said: "We depend on friendly nations to confront with us the fascist regimes that seek to destroy the region through peaceful means, spreading values of tolerance and success. Together, we can prevail over... Read More
Dubai has long been one of the most instagrammed places iand Earth - and it can probably claim a similar accolade from space.
So when the International Space Station crossed paths with the UAE coastline at an altitude of 410 kilometres, a crew member from Expedition 59 ensured the World Islands, the Palm Jumeirah and Palm Jebel Ali were documented and posted to social media.
Dubai's changing coastline was celebrated recently in a re-released Google Earth timelapse video to mark... Read More
The US Navy is assisting two oil tankers that were targeted in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman after it received distress calls from them on Thursday.
"We are aware of the reported attack on tankers in the Gulf of Oman," said a statement from the Fifth Fleet, based in Bahrain.
"US naval forces in the region received two separate distress calls at 6.12am local time and a second one at 7.00am."
"US Navy ships are in the area and are rendering assistance."
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Arabian Business – A Leonardo Da Vinci masterpiece, whose whereabouts has been a mystery since it sold in 2017 for a record $450 million, has turned up in an unlikely place, according to Artnet.com.
“Salvator Mundi” is being kept on superyacht Serene owned by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, the publication reported Monday, citing two “principals involved in the transaction” that it didn’t identify.
Another Saudi prince was said to have purchased the 500-year-old... Read More
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received a phone call from Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday.
The pair discussed the two countries' relationship and joint co-ordination on international issues of mutual interest, reported state news agency Wam.
They also spoke about the latest developments in the Middle East.
Last year, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed visited Moscow where he met with the Russian... Read More
Dubai-based flydubai has inaugurated its new service from Dubai to Sochi. flydubai flight FZ985 arrived at Sochi International Airport (AER) on 07 June and was met with a traditional water cannon salute and a welcome ceremony. The event was attended by Alexander Katorgin, flydubai General Manager for Russia, and Sergey Filippov, Executive Director for Sochi International Airport.
flydubai has been operating to Russia since 2010 and offers passengers from across its network more... Read More
Incumbent Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received 70.76 percent of the vote (6,504,024 votes) in Kazakhstan’s June 9 presidential election, said Central Election Commission (CEC) Deputy Chairman Konstantin Petrov at a June 10 CEC briefing on preliminary election results.
The preliminary results indicate that Tokayev has won a clear victory among the seven candidates. He held the lead in the nationwide exit poll results released earlier in the day, in which he was expected to... Read More
The way we fly could be set to change faster than predicted thanks to a radical new Flying-V airplane design.
Air France-KLM has collaborated with a Dutch university to fund research into a new aircraft design that could make long-haul air travel much more sustainable.
The Flying-V aircraft has massive wings and a unique two-prong design. The wings will be where the passenger cabins, cargo hold and the jet’s fuel tanks are placed.
Named after the Gibson guitar of the... Read More