Bahrain

team bahrain on the podium opening race of round 3 in the porsche gt3 cup challenge middle east at dubai autodrome

Team Bahrain driver Isa Salman Al Khalifa finished in an impressive 7th, taking a 3rd place podium spot in the Silver Category in the opening race of Round 3 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East at the Dubai Autodrome, in a race eventually won by Tom Oliphant. The championship, which is known as the first and only professional motorsport series in the …

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middle east financial market industry prepare to brace for change

Dubai, UAE – The UAE Financial Markets Association is challenging the region’s investment bankers, traders, treasury managers and finance professionals to brace for change amid the rise of populism in the West and the sharing economy grows. Mohammed Al Hashemi, Chairman of the UAE Financial Markets Association, organisers of the 42nd ICA Conference, officially opened the event alongside Taher Khalifa, Chairman of …

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arab-brazilian chamber of commerce stand to feature major brazilian companies at the big 5

UAE – The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) announced that its stand at the 2017 edition of The Big 5, the Middle East’s leading civil construction industry exhibition, will feature five of its member companies. The Chamber’s stand will span 36 sqm and will feature sanitary ware maker Deca, ceramics manufacturer Angelgress, gates manufacturer PPA, pipes and fittings maker Tigre, and …

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region’s leading sustainability champions top winners list of 10th arabia csr awards

UAE – The list of winners of Arabia CSR Network’s 10th Arabia CSR Awards, the latest edition of the Arab region’s premier Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability accolade, were officially revealed during the awarding ceremony held in Dubai. The event was attended by senior government officials, members of the Diplomatic Corps, representatives from various organisations and leading sustainability champions, …

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brazilian dairy companies export usd 15 million worth of product to arab region in first 5 months of 2017

UAE – The Arab region is the second largest importer of Brazilian dairy products after South America, and successfully imported over USD 15 million worth of product during the first five months of 2017. Dairy companies affiliated with Viva Lácteos – Associação Brasileira de Laticínios earned 30 per cent of their total export revenues from the Arab region during this …

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hamdan bin mohammed smart university honors winners of ‘reading knights’ competition

UAE – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recognized the winners of its Smart Book Club’s latest ‘Reading Knights’ Competition for their active role in promoting reading during a special ceremony held at its campus in Dubai Academic City. The competition was originally launched in honor of the proclamation of 2016 as the ‘Year of Reading’ by H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin …

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uae ranked 1st among arab countries & 35th worldwide in global innovation index 2017

Abu Dhabi – The UAE has improved its standing in the 2017 Global Innovation Index, topping all Arab countries and ranking 35th globally to improve six places from last year’s 41st position to cement its status as one of the world’s most innovative countries. The results of the index were officially announced during a press conference held on Thursday, June 15, …

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mena e-commerce market value seen to top usd 6.7 billion in 2017

The number of online shoppers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is growing exponentially, bringing the regional e-commerce market to unprecedented expansion. The Middle East’s e-commerce sector, in particular, has skyrocketed by 1,500 per cent over the last 10 years due mainly to its young demographics with high disposable income and high internet penetration rate. Leading this …

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iflix launches in bahrain

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – iflix, the world’s leading Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) service for emerging markets, is thrilled to announce the launch of its revolutionary service in Bahrain. The iflix Bahrain team hosted an event yesterday at the Malja art space in Amwaj, to introduce members of the media in addition to Bahrain’s social media users to iflix services. …

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porsche gt3 cup challenge middle east: bahrain’s isa s. al khalifa hopes strong performance will act as a local inspiration

Bahraini driver Isa S. Al Khalifa is hopeful a best-in-class performance in the upcoming finale of Season 8 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East will not only put him in contention for silverware, but also inspire local drivers to try their hand in future editions of the series. Round 6 of the region’s most competitive and professional motor …

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all-new sushi bar ‘rolls’ out at novo cinemas, mall of qatar

Doha, Qatar – Novo Cinemas – the pioneering entertainment destination in the Middle East – has launched its all-new sushi bar at their state-of-the-art cinema in Mall of Qatar, in partnership with leading Japanese restaurant, Sushi Minto. The Mall of Qatar venue opening has introduced a range of unique experiences to the region including the first ever 4D theatre to the Qatari …

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sixth annual gcc financial forum to host prominent global and regional speakers

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – Euromoney Conferences and the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), today announced a stellar line-up of leading international and regional industry experts to speak at the sixth annual GCC Financial Forum. The forum will reconvene in Bahrain’s capital, Manama, on 27-28 February 2017. More than 600 high-level delegates will participate and discuss how the GCC region will fund …

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eastwood wins opening race at yas marina circuit in round 4 of porsche gt3 cup challenge middle east

Northern Ireland newcomer Charlie Eastwood joined the grid for race one of the fourth round at the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East, surprising drivers to take first place on the podium. A Porsche Carrera Cup GB scholar, Eastwood flew into Abu Dhabi and onto the grid as a guest driver, taking pole position in qualifying by clocking a furious …

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race for porsche gt3 cup challenge middle east shows no sign of cooling off during short winter break

After two sensational rounds of race action in season 8 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East, a short winter break is unlikely to slow the hectic pace of the most competitive season in the championship’s history. The mouth-watering ingredients of a new and expanded grid with 16 drivers’ from 12 different countries, including Bahraini teenage duo of Isa …

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gulf air drives future business growth with dell emc

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – Dell EMC today announced that Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has selected Dell EMC’s market-leading Data Domain and Data Protection Suite solutions to create a highly scalable protection and availability foundation for supporting rapid data growth. Gulf Air aims to leverage the backup and recovery capabilities offered by this solution to …

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