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Maria Tash to open a new store in Dubai’s Mall Of The Emirates

Maria Tash to open a new store in Dubai’s Mall Of The Emirates

03 Feb 2021

Fine jewelry and luxury piercing brand Maria Tash is pleased to announce a new store location in Mall of the Emirates targeted to open in spring 2021. Following the success of the brand’s Dubai Mall location, which opened in 2018, this marks the second store in Dubai and a significant expansion point for the brand. The new store will feature a grand 11-meter tall shopfront, span over 2,000 square feet, house four piercing rooms, and provide a private women’s only lounge. 

“I am very... Read More

The third Covid-19 vaccine, AstraZeneca approved in Dubai

The third Covid-19 vaccine, AstraZeneca approved in Dubai

02 Feb 2021

Dubai will now offer India-made AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines.

The jab has been added to the Dubai Health Authority's authorised list of Covid-19 vaccines offered at its medical facilities.

"The first shipment of the vaccine has been received from India, thanks to efforts by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, in cooperation with the Indian Foreign Ministry," the Government of Dubai Media Office tweeted.

India's External Affairs Minister S.... Read More

Dubai issues new Covid-19 rules for travel, malls, and hospitals

Dubai issues new Covid-19 rules for travel, malls, and hospitals

02 Feb 2021

Authorities in Dubai have issued multiple measures to boost Covid-19 safety in the emirate. The new rules range from closing down pubs and bars to ramping up PCR testing for passengers; cracking down on private parties and events; and streamlining healthcare resources.

The measures came as daily Covid safety inspection reports showed a marked increase in the number of violations of precautionary rules.

Here is the full list of all the Covid safety announcements made in Dubai... Read More

The poetry of motion and music behind Lady Arpels Ballerines Musicales

The poetry of motion and music behind Lady Arpels Ballerines Musicales

28 Jan 2021

In its quest for excellence with a taste for beauty and harmony, Van Cleef & Arpels has drawn boundless inspiration from the world of dance over the decades. Today, the art of ballet imparts an aura of grace into three new watches reflecting the vision of Poetry of Time unique to the Maison. For the first time, Lady Arpels Ballerines Musicales creations blend music and motion, bringing to life a veritable experience of sight and sound. True to the Van Cleef & Arpels tradition of... Read More

UAE weather alert: Speed limits reduced on key roads amid thick fog

UAE weather alert: Speed limits reduced on key roads amid thick fog

17 Jan 2021

As thick fog descended upon UAE on Sunday morning, the national Met department (NCM) issued a weather alert for residents.

Abu Dhabi Police took to social media to inform motorists about speed limits being reduced on key Abu Dhabi, Dubai roads for their safety. Authorities in UAE urge motorists to follow traffic rules and abide by revised speed limits while driving in foggy weather.

The weather forecast for today is fair in general and partly cloudy at times with temperatures... Read More

World’s first free-to-access accredited training platform for sustainable and responsible investing provided by DIFC

World’s first free-to-access accredited training platform for sustainable and responsible investing provided by DIFC

12 Jan 2021

As part of Dubai’s commitment to be the region’s most sustainable financial city and to develop human capital skills needed for the future, DIFC Academy has partnered with Candriam Academy to offer the world’s first free-to-access accredited training platform for sustainable and responsible investing.

The partnership between the DIFC and Candriam is in line with the UAE Vision 2021 to build a competitive knowledge-based economy by developing local capabilities and investing in... Read More

HUGO BOSS names Chris Hemsworth first global brand ambassador for BOSS

HUGO BOSS names Chris Hemsworth first global brand ambassador for BOSS

11 Jan 2021

Starting this year, actor Chris Hemsworth, best known for his role as Thor, will be the first Hollywood star to be appointed new global brand ambassador for BOSS. In this role, he will be the international BOSS face of the worldwide fashion campaigns planned for 2021 and 2022. Hemsworth has already been collaborating with HUGO BOSS on the iconic BOSS Bottled scent since 2017. By expanding this partnership, the Group is ensuring a globally consistent BOSS brand image that will bridge various... Read More

New Covid strain: Go back to school, with caution, say UAE doctors

New Covid strain: Go back to school, with caution, say UAE doctors

04 Jan 2021

Medics in the UAE affirmed that it is safe for children to go back to schools, though they should maintain utmost safety precautions, amid mounting fears about the new Covid-19 strain.

Doctors reiterate that parents should remain calm and ensure that they do not send their children to schools in case they are unwell.

Dr Prabhakar Patil, Specialist – Paediatrics & Neonatolog, Medcare Women & Children Hospital, said: "Children will not get the Covid-19 vaccine in the... Read More

RTA announces street closures for New Year's Eve in Dubai

RTA announces street closures for New Year's Eve in Dubai

28 Dec 2020

The RTA announced the closure of certain streets in Downtown Dubai as part of preparations for the upcoming New Year's Eve celebrations.

On December 31, Al Asayel Road will be closed from Oud street to Al Meydan street from 4pm to be used for public transportation and emergency vehicles.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard street will also be closed from 4pm, once the parking is full. The RTA called on those with reservations in the area to ensure arrival before 4pm to avoid... Read More

Explore, eat and enjoy unique retail experiences at DSF Markets

Explore, eat and enjoy unique retail experiences at DSF Markets

23 Dec 2020

With Dubai enjoying perfect winter weather, now’s the ideal time to take part in a wonderful alfresco shopping experience at Dubai Shopping Festival’s (DSF) Markets. Free to visit and featuring a range of independent vendors and homegrown makers alongside big-name brands, the markets can be found across the city from the modern Downtown Dubai to the traditional Dubai Creek and the beautiful mountains of Hatta.

Great places to eat, explore and discover super deals... Read More

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