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Expo 2020 Dubai is gearing up to help shaping a post-pandemic world

Expo 2020 Dubai is gearing up to help shaping a post-pandemic world

04 May 2020

The postponement of Expo 2020 Dubai to 1 October 2021 – 31 March 2022 is set to be approved by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), with the change of dates having already surpassed the required two-thirds threshold, it was announced on Monday.

On the proposal of the Executive Committee, the General Assembly of the BIE began voting remotely on 24 April and will continue until 29 May. BIE regulations stipulate that a two-thirds majority of Member States holding the right to... Read More

Chopard’s Red Carpet 2020 Collection pays tribute to Nature

Chopard’s Red Carpet 2020 Collection pays tribute to Nature

04 May 2020

Since the 60th anniversary of the Cannes International Film Festival, Chopard’s Haute Joaillerie workshops have annually achieved the feat of composing a collection that includes as many creations as the year of the Festival's existence: the Red Carpet Collection. This year, Caroline Scheufele, Co-President & Artistic Director of Chopard and initiator of its Journey to Sustainable Luxury, has decided to celebrate the environment, along with its flora and fauna, by choosing 'Nature' as... Read More

How the Covid-19 is impacting the Fashion Industry

How the Covid-19 is impacting the Fashion Industry

04 May 2020

Fashion, in fact, is one of the businesses most vulnerable to disruption from the outbreak since it relies so heavily on discretionary spending. Experts may not always agree on exactly how the pandemic will change different aspects of the industry. But the consensus is that it will, with many large-scale shifts that were already underway accelerating in the upheaval.

The fashion brands just like other industries, have been trying to understand how long this is going to continue on for... Read More

Over 180,000 lights shine on Burj Khalifa after donations pour in first 24 hours

Over 180,000 lights shine on Burj Khalifa after donations pour in first 24 hours

04 May 2020

Contributions poured for the World’s Tallest Donation Box, shining 180,000 lights on 18 floors of Burj Khalifa within 24 hours of the initiative’s launch.

The donations raised on the first day will help provide 180,000 meals for individuals and families affected by the coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic in the UAE, as part of the initiative that aims to illuminate Burj Khalifa’s 1.2 million lights in a message of hope and solidarity to the world. 

Launched as part of the ’10... Read More

COVID-19: UAE announces 564 new cases and 99 recoveries

COVID-19: UAE announces 564 new cases and 99 recoveries

03 May 2020

The UAE has confirmed 564 new coronavirus cases, while seven COVID-19 patients have died and 99 others have fully recovered.

According to the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), this brings the total number of COVID-19 infections in the country to 14,163, while there have been 126 deaths and 2,763 recoveries so far.

The ministry said that the deceased, who are of various nationalities, suffered from pre-existing chronic illnesses coinciding with the coronavirus, which... Read More

9-year-old boy reunited with family in Dubai after being stuck in Australia for 2 months (Video)

9-year-old boy reunited with family in Dubai after being stuck in Australia for 2 months (Video)

03 May 2020

As soon as she saw her nine-year-old son at the Dubai airport, Australian expat Lindsey Summers ran towards him and lifted him up in a tight embrace. They hadn't seen each other for nearly two months.

Luca Alexander Summers, Lindsey's son who was born in Dubai, had travelled to Sydney in early March for what was supposed to be a 10-day vacation. However, owing to global flight restrictions put in place amid the coronavirus pandemic, he wasn't able to return to the country.

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Glashütte Original presents exciting new Pano with deep green dial

Glashütte Original presents exciting new Pano with deep green dial

03 May 2020

Glashütte Original often takes inspiration for the colour of its dials from the natural beauty of the Ore Mountains. This time, the tall fir trees surrounding the manufactory inspired the designers to capture the intense shades of green and to immortalize them on the dial of the new PanoMaticLunar. Working closely with their colleagues in the watchmaker's in-house dial manufactory in Pforzheim, they transformed the brass dial blanks into green masterpieces.

Colour-play in green

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Brunello Cucinelli Spring Summer 2020

Brunello Cucinelli Spring Summer 2020

03 May 2020

A bag is not just an accessory; it is an exclusive treasure trove safeguarding a part of every woman’s life. From dynamic shapes to fine leathers and special textures, the bag expresses the personality of the woman wearing it, as if it were the key to her inner self.

A precious and contemporary flair updates the retro inspired Hobo bag style. A soft design and clean, elegant lines enhance the naturally grained surface of the fine polished leather. To be worn over the shoulder or... Read More

Emirates to operate limited passenger flights in May

Emirates to operate limited passenger flights in May

03 May 2020

Emirates is set to operate limited passenger services to Frankfurt (02, 04, 06, 09, 11, 13 May), London Heathrow (03, 05, 07, 10, 12, 14 May), Manila (3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 16 May), Sao Paulo (3 May), and Shanghai (2 May). The one-way special flights will facilitate travel for residents and visitors wishing to return home.

Those who wish to travel to Shanghai must contact the embassy or consulate of the People's Republic of China in the UAE. For all other flights, passengers can book... Read More

First shipment of urgent aid for UK’s healthcare sector arrives in London from China under directives of Mohammed bin Rashid

First shipment of urgent aid for UK’s healthcare sector arrives in London from China under directives of Mohammed bin Rashid

03 May 2020

Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, the first aircraft carrying urgent aid for the United Kingdom’s healthcare sector has arrived in London from China.

The aid, which includes 60 tonnes of personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical equipment, aims to support the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) in combating COVID-19.

The urgent aid ordered by His Highness included face masks,... Read More

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