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the memories of tomorrow: a solo exhibition by lau wai

Opening Reception 6.7.2018 (Friday) 6-8pm Artist’s Talks 29.7.2018 (Sunday) 3-4:30 pm Exhibition Period 6.7 – 12.8.2018 Opening Hours Tuesday to Sunday 11am-1pm; 2-6pm (Closed on Mondays and public holidays) Venue Lumenvisum-  L2-10, JCCAC, 30 Pak Tin Street, Shek Kip Mei, Kowloon Docent-guided visits available for groups. Please contact us for details. Lumenvisum is proud to present Lau Wai’s solo exhibition …

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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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uk college of business & computing inaugurates its first international campus in diac

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – UK College of Business & Computing (UKCBC), one of London’s most reputed higher & vocational education inaugurates its international campus in Dubai in the presence of Mr. Mohammad Abdullah, Managing Director of Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) & Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP). The launch was well attended by the UKCBC Board of Governors, distinguished guests and …

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association of upvc windows and door manufacturers: uwdma supports skill de-velopment scheme, inaugurates its first training centre at iti bhiwadi

Bhiwadi – With an aim to train youth in the skill sets required for Fabrication of UPVC Windows & Doors, the association of UPVC Windows and Door Manufacturers: UWDMA Inaugurated India’s first UWDMA Skill Development Centre (U-SDC).  With the support from Government of Rajasthan, the facility has been set up at ITI Bhiwadi. Ms Ute Hoffman (GIZ), Mr S D Lahiri, …

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over a hundred elite performers at ocean park summer carnimal

Bangkok – Ocean Park will host its biggest ever summer festivity, Summer Carnimal, from 30 June to 2 September, presenting its new Caribbean Summer Parade and Caribbean Summer Night Parade, which both feature marine life, wildlife and birds as their themes. Amazing shows and performances will be staged every hour – a Guinness world record holder and other performers who will …

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mazagan beach & golf resort announces ramadan and summer special deals

El Jadida, Morocco – Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, a leading tourism destination in Morocco is set to offer guests a unique Ramadan and summer experience in the coming few months. Capturing the true essence of Arabian traditions and unique summer experiences, the luxurious resort will offer guests a warm ambience for a relaxed and comfortable setting. With a special focus …

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arab-brazilian economic forum highlights need to boost arab countries’ image to attract more tourists

Thought leaders underscored the importance of strengthening the cooperation and economic relations between Arab countries and Brazil at various levels at the recently held Arab-Brazilian Economic Forum themed ‘Building the Future’, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, following a booming trade exchange between the South American country and the Arab region, which has reached USD 20 billion in 2017. Nidal Abou Zaki, …

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eesl to install energy-efficient leds across all properties of airports authority of india

New Delhi – Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of PSUs under the Ministry of Power, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for installing energy-efficient LED lights at airports, buildings and facilities owned by AAI across India. EESL will make the entire upfront investment of Rs. 24.41 crore on the project. …

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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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dubai sports channel teams up with atcuae to power world cup rally

Dubai, UAE – Dubai Sports Channel has signed a partnership agreement with the Automobile and Touring Club for the UAE to boost the return of World Cup cross country rallying to the emirate next month. As a result of the deal, coverage of the Dubai International Baja powered by AW Rostamani and Nissan, launched last year, will reach a much wider national, regional …

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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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uae ranks first place among nine economic indices of recently released global competitiveness reports

Abu Dhabi – The UAE achieved top rankings across nine economic indices covering economic affairs in a series of recently released global competitiveness reports and indices for 2017 and 2018. The Ministry of Economy revealed that these achievements are part of its continuing efforts to achieve the set goals of the government’s ‘Number One Challenge’ project, which aims to position the …

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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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