South Asia

under our shelter: a powerful photographic exhibition presented by centre for refugees will open this october

Hong Kong – This October, Hong Kong non-profit organisation Centre for Refugees presents a powerful story about Hong Kong’s history as a place of refuge. Under Our Shelter is a curated look at Hong Kong’s history as a place of refuge using new, archived and privately held images, many of which have never been displayed in public. These thought-provoking photo-stories …

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flaunt the new ‘kumu’ range of sunglasses by maui jim that promises superior grip, trendy colors and a refreshing design

High-end eye wear brand Maui Jim launches its latest range of sunglasses named ‘Kumu’ which is especially crafted for physically active users. The revolutionary range sports the Maui-Brilliant™/Bi-Gradient molded lenses. The sunglasses come with a lightweight and flexible frame. Built with a beta-titanium bridge and rubber sleeves on the temples, Kumu sunglasses offer utmost comfort and a non-slippery grip which …

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xiaomi launches mi a1 with google in major next step for android one

Global technology leader Xiaomi today announced Mi A1 in collaboration with Google, the first device to run on the evolved Android One program. Mi A1 runs on stock Android to offer a high-quality software experience designed by Google, underscoring Xiaomi’s commitment to providing more choices for users. Priced from INR 14,999 in India, Mi A1 is a beautifully-designed device that combines hardware …

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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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black & veatch transforms project delivery for the energy industry

In a multi-year plan jointly developed with Bentley, Black & Veatch’s Power and Oil and Gas businesses migrated from an in-house, proprietary plant design system to Bentley technology and transformed the company’s processes for engineering, procurement, and construction of power generation and oil and gas projects. Black & Veatch evaluated and modified current processes and procedures across all engineering disciplines …

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e-city brings the world’s best sound experience to dubai

E-City, the leading retailer of a chain of world-class multi-brand electronics retail stores across the UAE and part of the ALBATHA Group, has announced the Dubai release of the latest range of wireless speakers from Devialet’s Phantom Speaker Line — Gold, Silver and White. The inclusion is the part of E-City’s 2017 agenda of expanding exceptional range and in providing …

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easy to use endless comes to thailand aiming at bringing new users to the pc market

BANGKOK – Endless Computers announced the launch of its Operating System (OS) in Thailand today, bringing a new dimension to Thailand’s PC landscape. This is the first Endless launch in Southeast Asia. Endless is free, secure, easy to use and virus-resistant. The Endless OS is free for download onto all PCs and is also pre-loaded onto some PCs brands in …

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genetec named ‘access control solutions vendor of the year’ at 2017 edition of the ‘integrator ict champion awards’

DUBAI, UAE – Genetec Inc. (Genetec), a leading provider of IP security and intelligence solutions, has been hailed as the ‘Access Control Solutions Vendor of the Year’ by VAR Magazine, a leading Middle East IT channel publication, during the fifth edition of the ‘Integrator ICT Champion Awards,’ which was held recently at the Oberoi Hotel in Dubai. This year’s prestigious …

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ministry of health and prevention chairs second meeting of board of trustees of the pharmaceutical sector

UAE – H.E. Dr. Amin Hussein Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health Policy and Licensing of the Ministry of Health and Prevention and chairman of the pharmaceutical board of trustees in UAE, chaired the recently held second meeting of the Board of Trustees of the pharmaceutical sector. Executives from local and international pharmaceutical company attended the meeting, in addition …

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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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dubai maritime city authority welcomes clarksons platou as it opens its 4th largest office in dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) praised Clarksons Platou, leading integrated shipping services provider, for its expansion efforts in the emirate during the opening ceremony of the company’s new office at the Gold Tower. DMCA reaffirmed its continued commitment to strengthen strategic partnership with the private sector as a top priority for positioning it among the world’s …

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cerner middle east & africa strengthens client alignment with the appointment of new leadership roles

UAE – Cerner Middle East & Africa today announced the appointment of two additional general managers to strengthen its client engagement model in the Middle East. Adrian Dey has been appointed as the new general manager for Qatar, and Michael Schelper, chief operating officer in the Middle East & Africa, will take on the additional role of general manager for the United …

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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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nasser bin abdullatif alserkal est. and dubai municipality breaks ground for modern aed 10 million truck tyre centre project

Nasser Bin Abdullatif Alserkal Est., the sole importer and distributor of Bridgestone brand tires for Dubai and the Northern Emirates within the UAE, in partnership with Dubai Municipality, has successfully broken ground for the construction of a modern AED 10 million Alserkal Bridgestone Truck Tyre Centre. The new facility, which spans across 52,000 square feet, is part of Alserkal’s strategic …

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