Middle East

storytel arabia optimistic about continuing growth of audiobook industry in arab world

Sweden-based Storytel Arabia, the newly-launched division of Europe’s leading platform for audiobooks, remains confident on the growth of the audiobook industry in the GCC and the greater Middle East region, saying that digital technologies continue to be among the key elements that will help drive the audiobook service in the steadily rising market. Storytel’s entry to the UAE this year …

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ministry of health and prevention launches ‘maharati’ system to boost healthcare electronic training in uae

UAE – The Ministry of Health and Prevention has officially launched the ‘Maharati’ system, a healthcare learning and management system, at the Training and Development Center in Sharjah as part of its continuous efforts to improve the health system and nurture a culture of innovation in the work environment through globally accepted training. Apart from strengthening the UAE’s health industry, ‘Maharati’ …

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mefma records key milestones in efforts to boost sector’s growth during h1 2018

The Middle East Facilities Management Association (MEFMA) recorded major milestones and key achievements during the first half of 2018 in its continuing efforts to provide a dedicated platform for facilities management (FM) professionals and stakeholders as well as support the regional industry’s sustainable growth and acceleration in the 21st century. The association’s accomplishments for the first six months of the …

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casio middle east throws the spotlight on luxury and femininity with launch of new line of baby-g timepieces

CASIO Middle East has announced the launch of its latest range of models for its BABY-G brand, which have been designed and developed for the active yet elegant and sophisticated women of today. The newest line of BABY-G watches, the G-MS range, exemplifies the successful integration of fashion and function—ably demonstrating CASIO’s commitment to support women who are always on …

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tally announces a latest software update – tally.erp 9 release 6.4 to help businesses file vat returns with ease

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – In the run-up to filing tax returns, businesses in the UAE can now upgrade to the latest version of Tally.ERP 9. The recently launched version, Tally.ERP 9 Release 6.4 targets to simplify VAT filing and make the entire process easier and more effective. Businesses across sectors are urged to upgrade to the latest VAT-ready software. With …

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sharjah research and technology innovation park and finland’s oulu university of applied sciences partner to explore potential of 3d printing across the middle east’s thriving construction segment

Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park (SRTIP) and Finland’s Oulu University of Applied Sciences has partnered to explore the potential of 3D printing across the Middle East region’s rapidly thriving construction sector. The strategic alliance between SRTIP, an initiative of the American University of Sharjah Enterprises (AUSE) and Oulu University of Applied Sciences, one of the best and largest universities …

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getex spring 2018 to offer a broad spectrum of education and training courses from around 25 countries

Several key developments such as university mergers, the announcement of a new higher education strategy, and top rankings bagged by UAE-based universities made 2017 another remarkable year for the country’s educational sector. To further boost a segment already buzzing with activity, the Spring edition of the Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX) will take place under the patronage of the …

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dmca to facilitate maritime licensing services during participation at dubai international boat show 2018

United Arab Emirates – The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has completed its preparations to provide an integrated portfolio of maritime licensing services at the upcoming Dubai International Boat Show 2018, which will be held from February 27 to March 3, 2018 at the Dubai Water Canal in Jumeirah. The services will be showcased at the DMCA pavilion to help facilitate maritime …

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global food industries launches middle east’s first-ever healthy chicken burgers & nuggets at gulfood 2018

Global Food Industries (GFI), a world-class value-added frozen food manufacturing company and part of Albatha Holding, one of the largest conglomerates in the UAE, has announced its participation at this year’s edition of Gulfood, the world’s largest annual food trade show, which will be held from February 18 to February 22, 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). During their presence …

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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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brazil’s poultry exports to the region witness’s significant growth

UAE – Brazil’s total poultry exports, including raw and processed items, rose by 5.7 per cent from USD 6.848 billion in 2016 to USD 7.236 billion in 2017, according to the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA). Of this total, 33.51 per cent corresponded to the Middle East which accounted for USD 2.4 billion, up by 2.1 per cent. Total export volume …

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online video revenues to grow over 22% annually until 2021 – ey report

Dubai – Digital consumption in the Middle East and North Africa region is growing at one of the fastest paces in the world, driven by a large population, fast-improving mobile connectivity and a flood of new streaming platforms in the market. That’s the top line from an EY  report commissioned by the Dubai World Trade Centre published ahead of CABSAT, the …

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cochlear implant successfully performed as part of mohap’s initiatives for the year of giving

UAE – As part of the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) initiatives of the Year of Giving, a cochlear implant was successfully performed for a 12-year-old Indian girl, who suffered from sudden hearing loss for a period of two years due to a severe viral infection that damaged the cochlear nerve. The cochlear implant operation was performed by the ENT …

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ahmed bin saeed launches ‘dafza’s strategy for islamic economy’

UAE – H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), has launched the ‘DAFZA’s Strategy for Islamic Economy’ which is based on strategic initiatives involving the Islamic economy and halal sectors. The strategy will help attract more foreign direct investments (FDIs) to the sectors and support the ‘Dubai – Capital of Islamic Economy’ initiative. …

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sial middle east 2017 record 28% increase in visitors, aed3.3 billion worth of deals

Abu Dhabi – The 8th edition of SIAL Middle East has seen a growth of 28% year-on-year for visitor numbers, with the event organizers revealing that exhibitors have netted deals worth AED3.3 billion. Joanne Cook, Managing Director for SIAL Middle East said: “With 20,000 registered visitors through our doors in the first two days of the exhibition, we take this as …

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tally solutions geared up to help gcc businesses transition to the vat era

Dubai – In an endeavour to help businesses in the UAE comply with VAT regulations, Tally Solutions, a leading international compliance software provider will offer improved insights, data alignment, efficiencies and transparency to enterprises in the UAE. Tally Solutions is well established in the region and is used by 40,000 satisfied clients across GCC. The company offers a complete business suite, …

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