Malaysia

telenor group survey: myanmar’s millennials point to virtual reality as possible gateway to achieving peace

YANGON/OSLO – Telenor Group today released the findings of its regional online survey that assessed the attitudes of Asia’s millennials towards technology and social impact, as well as the support they feel necessary to become future leaders committed to peace. Organized to support Telenor Youth Forum 2017 recruitment, the online survey engaged 2,500 respondents aged 15 to 30 years in Asian markets …

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fila surface care solutions announces expansion at middle east stone

Dubai – FILA Surface Care Solutions announced its strong market consolidation in the Middle East, South Asia and South Pacific Asia during the Middle East Stone Show 2017. “Ever since we opened our regional office in Dubai in 2012, our area of operations has grown exponentially. While we first focused on the GCC region, we are very proud to announce that we …

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social egomania, going solo, and road trip adventures: the 2017 first-time travel intentions of thai travellers

Bangkok – Today, new global research commissioned by Booking.com, the world leader in connecting people with the most incredible choice of places to stay, reveals the intentions of intrepid Thai travellers who plan to widen their first-time travel experiences in 2017. While first-time travel can seem daunting, most agree (55%) that any nerves felt before they travelled were unnecessary. The fastening …

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SMART DUBAI DELEGATION LAUDED FOR SUCCESSFUL PARTICIPATION AT ANNUAL SMART CITIES EXPO AND WORLD CONGRESS

UAE – A delegation led by the Smart Dubai Office has returned to Dubai after a successful visit to Barcelona, Spain to showcase achievements in Dubai’s ongoing smart transformation during the annual Smart Cities Expo and World Congress there, and to share best practices from Dubai with the global audience. “The Start Dubai delegation to the Smart Cities Expo has …

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DEWA ANNOUNCES NAMES OF TEAMS SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN SOLAR DECATHLON

Dubai, UAE – Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced the names of the teams selected to participate in the Solar Decathlon Middle East (SDME) 2018. Dubai will host the Solar Decathlon in 2018, and once again in 2020, to coincide with the Dubai Expo 2020. SDME was created through an agreement between the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, DEWA, …

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CITYSCAPE AWARDS SPOTLIGHT ON MID-EAST’S REAL ESTATE PROJECTS

  Dubai, UAE – The Cityscape Awards for Emerging Markets have recognized 13 of the world’s finest projects in real estate development and architecture at a gala dinner in the Conrad Hotel Dubai last night (Tuesday). The ceremony rounded off the first day of Cityscape Global, which was visited by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and …

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PENSHOPPE, A FASHION BRAND FROM THE PHILIPPINES, SETS ITS FOOTPRINT IN MYANMAR

Yangon, Myanmar  – Penshoppe, the Philippines’ most admired fashion and lifestyle brand, debut their first shop at Hledan Centre, Myanmar. A very reputable brand with a strong presence since the mid 1980’s, Penshoppe is the youth’s guide to everyday fashion, offering a wide range and fresh take on casual wear with an effortlessly cool and stylish twist. Now, the brand …

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DEWA WINS 3 GOLDEN GLOBE TIGERS AWARDS IN SUSTAINABILITY LEADERSHIP

 Dubai, UAE – Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has won three Golden Globe Tigers Awards in Sustainability Leadership. The awards are for Best Renewable Resources – Energy, Best Renewable Resources – Green Building, and Best Renewable Resources – Sustainable Transport, for the Green Charger initiative. DEWA received the awards in a special ceremony in Malaysia. The awards underline DEWA’s …

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MICHELIN UNVEILS THE SINGAPOREAN RESTAURANTS AND STREET FOOD OUTLETS DISTINGUISHED BY A BIB GOURMAND!

 A week before the announcement of the very first 2016 MICHELIN Guide Singapore selection, Michelin unveiled the list of 34 restaurants and street food outlets distinguished with a Bib Gourmand by the MICHELIN inspectors. This distinction, as popular with chefs as it is with gourmets, rewards establishments offering a high quality menu at a reasonable price – a maximum of …

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SMART DUBAI COLLABORATES WITH ITU AT MALAYSIA MEET TO FINALIZE FIRST SMART CITY INDEX

UAE – Smart Dubai, the government office driving Dubai’s citywide transformation into a smart city, in conjunction with its strategic partners in Dubai, successfully completed its pilot phase for the initial Smart City Index with the ITU, a specialized United Nations agency; and held official discussions to further revise the first global standard set of smart city KPIs, to measure …

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CHERISHED TIMES CAMPAIGN WITH BAHRAIN’S LATE AMIR HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS SHAIKH ISA BIN SALMAN AL KHALIFA GAINS MOMENTUM

Manama, Bahrain – The Board of Trustees of the Isa Award for Services to Humanity has today announced that their campaign, Cherished Times with the Late Amir His Highness Shaikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa is attracting local, regional and international attention. The campaign which was launched in Manama on 2nd February at the Isa Cultural Centre, has yielded a very positive …

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INCEIF’S 12TH INTELLECTUAL DISCOURSE: MALAYSIAN ECONOMY DIVERSIFIED, RESILIENT AND GROWING

Kuala Lumpur – INCEIF (International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance), ‘The Global University Of Islamic Finance’, today hosted the 12th installment of the ‘Intellectual Discourse Sessions,’ an open-to-all panel discussion featuring the world’s leading economic minds, tackling, debating and discussing today’s hot topics in global economics. The 2016 session was headlined, “The Debt Menace, Risk Sharing and Opportunities For …

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Taking The Knowledge of Islamic Finance To New Frontiers Inceif Launches

Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA – 4 November 2015– INCEIF – The Global University of Islamic Finance – today launched the INCEIF Endowment Fund (IEF) to invest in and sustain the university’s growth as a world-leading knowledge centre for talent development in Islamic finance. The endowment fund will serve as a platform on which the university’s increasingly significant role in shaping the future of …

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