Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail, and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, has expanded its fashion and digital footprint with the launch of THAT, its latest curated multi-brand mobile app for men and women. With its roots set in Dubai, and a millennial mindset with a firm focus on contemporary and cutting-edge designs, THAT draws in over 150 established and emerging brands, with a number of exclusive designers all hailing from Scandinavia... Read More
Zaki Nusseibeh, UAE Minister of State, today launched the UAE-China virtual culture week, a five-day online event featuring talks, musical performances, and cultural masterclasses in both countries.
Delivering opening remarks at the launch event, Zaki Nusseibeh remarked, "We are blessed in the United Arab Emirates to live in a country that enjoys stability and prosperity and is characterized by its spirit of optimism and openness to the world. The extraordinary circumstances facing... Read More
The father and trainer of UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, Abdulmanap, has died at age 57 in a Moscow hospital due to complications stemming from Covid-19 infection.
Russia’s TASS also confirmed the news and provided this translated statement from Kadyrov: “My friends, I have learnt sad news today that Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov passed away. On behalf of all people of Chechnya, I extend my sincere condolences to the family of Abdulmanap Magomedovich. He parted with us having left behind... Read More
The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) hosted a virtual forum for stakeholders and partners to share its industry outlook ahead of the city’s reopening to international tourists on 7 July. The forum provided a first-hand insight into current and post-pandemic strategies that will help accelerate tourism momentum and position Dubai as a safe global destination.
The online forum is part of Dubai Tourism’s efforts to further enhance collaboration with... Read More
Clinical trials of a Russian coronavirus vaccine have started last week.
Two forms of the vaccine developed by the Moscow-based Gamaleya research institute - liquid and powder for injections - tested on two groups of volunteers, 38 people each, the statement said. The participants will be isolated in two Moscow hospitals.
"Running clinical trials in the midst of a pandemic is a unique situation. So unprecedented measures have been taken - all potential participants of the trial... Read More
The firm family favourite beach hotel, Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa has reopened its doors to welcome back UAE residents and tourists alike. With several of the resort’s world-class restaurants now serving and a splendid 19 acres of landscaped gardens, numerous swimming pools and a white sandy beach on offer, guests of all ages will be spoilt for choice this summer.
To celebrate the reopening of the stunning beachfront property, the hotel is offering excellent summer room... Read More
Hongqi, a leading Chinese luxury car marque owned by the Automaker FAW Car Company has broken ground in the United Arab Emirates. Hongqi is one of the earliest Chinese luxury passenger car marque and recently launched four impressive models at the Dubai International Motor Show 2019.
The prestigious company has successfully made a name for itself in the Chinese market and holds the title as the official car for the Chinese President. Hongqi rose with a 111% year-on-year growth in auto... Read More
Residents spending time in Dubai and tourists visiting the city have a lot to look forward to this summer season, as Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) announces a series of exciting festival campaigns including Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS), Eid Al Adha and Back to School (BTS). DSS will soon begin its 23rd edition, starting on 9 July until 29 August 2020; inviting residents and visitors to rediscover the excitement and joy of summer in Dubai through a rich programme of... Read More
W Dubai – The Palm is re-opening its doors on 30th July along with its popular restaurants, Akira Back, LIV and the fabulous WET Deck, WET and beach, which offers spectacular views of the Dubai skyline.
Located on Palm Jumeirah, the iconic hotel, known for its futuristic designs and playful vibe will be open to the public once again. All guidelines and directives set in place by the authorities will be strictly followed ensuring the wellbeing and safety of both guests and talent! ... Read More
Following a ceremony held today via video conference between Abu Dhabi and Beijing, health authorities from the United Arab Emirates have announced the commencement of the world’s first phase III clinical trial of a COVID-19 inactivated vaccine.
Inspired by the UAE Leadership’s vision and commitment to overcome the pandemic through a global collaborative effort, a clinical cooperation agreement was signed between the Chinese pharmaceutical giant Sinopharm China National Biotec Group (... Read More