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obg annual roundtable highlights myanmar’s legal reforms as “powerful signal” to investors.

Yangon – Energy, power generation, tourism and infrastructure are among the sectors of Myanmar’s economy ripe for growth. These are critical areas that need long term investment, and the new regulations should help address a series of risks and questions on how to evaluate shares between public and private players, Paulius Kuncinas, managing editor for Asia at the global research …

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american hospital dubai hosts public awareness campaign to promote the use of infant car seats

UAE – American Hospital Dubai recently conducted a public awareness campaign to highlight the importance of infant car seats in support of the initiative launched by the Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA) Public Health and Safety Department to promote the use of rear-facing child safety seats for new-born babies being discharged from hospital. Officials from DHA participated in the seminar to give a …

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h.e dr. aisha bin bishr represents smart dubai at the world happiness summit

UAE – H.E Dr. Aisha bin Bishr, Director General, Smart Dubai Office, showcased the successes of Smart Dubai over the past three years in an international gathering of city and happiness leaders at The World Happiness Summit earlier this month. Organized by a board of happiness advocates from around the world, The World Happiness Summit is the first ever global movement that brings …

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l’arche de noé racontée par van cleef & arpels opened at hong kong’s asia society

Hong Kong – L’Arche de Noé racontée par Van Cleef & Arpels has officially opened to the public, adding a unique scenography experience for Hong Kong’s burgeoning art community. A media preview led by President and CEO of Van Cleef & Arpels Nicolas Bos and the Installation artist Robert Wilson officially launched the Installation, which will be available for pre-register …

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latest, greatest, hottest restaurants ready to serve as taste of hong kong is now open

HONG KONG – Taste of Hong Kong presented by Standard Chartered is now open, celebrating Hong Kong’s latest, greatest and hottest restaurants until 19 March at Central Harbourfront. Following on an exceptionally successful inaugural year, the festival is back 25% bigger with a chance to discover, indulge and socialize with tastings, cooking demonstrations, masterclasses, music and lounges. There are 5 sessions left …

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dewa & university of cambridge institute for sustainability leadership organise sustainability leadership conference

Dubai, UAE – Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is organizing the Sustainability Leadership Conference in cooperation with the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, at the Address hotel, Dubai, on 15—16 March 2017. This is part of DEWA’s efforts to promote sustainability in cooperation with international organisations and institutions, and promote all the economic, social, and environmental aspects of sustainable …

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pacific place presents bit.fall by julius popp

Hong Kong – Critically acclaimed large scale public art installation, BIT.FALL by Julius Popp, was unveiled today in Garden Court, Pacific Place. An instant hit with the public, the installation is making waves on social media already. See a video of the installation and work in action here. Swire Properties has collaborated with Julius Popp to exhibit his work BIT.FALL to Hong Kong …

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mall for the world introduces award-winning ecommerce platform to middle east

Dubai, UAE – ‘MallfortheWorld’ today announced that consumers in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar will now have access to over 150 of the leading retailers in the US through its app, marking its foray into the Middle East.  MallfortheWorld is the parent company of the award-winning global e-commerce giant MallforAfrica. Growing at a steady rate, the app is available in …

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eeg successfully hosts panel discussion on supply chain sustainability

UAE – With the aim to throw the spotlight on the importance of supply chain sustainability, the Emirates Environment Group (EEG), the UAE’s leading environmental group, and Arabia CSR Network, the regional think tank, recently co-organized a panel discussion on ‘Sustainability of the Supply Chain,’ in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi. Supported …

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al attiyah beats al qassimi to dubai international baja victory as ackerman clinches bikes crown

Dubai, UAE – Nasser Al Attiyah produced a convincing victory in the inaugural Dubai International Baja powered by AW Rostamani and Nissan today as Dubai-based South African rider Mark Ackerman produced a brilliant surge on the last leg to clinch the bikes crown. Qatar’s reigning FIA World Cup champion Al-Attiyah, partnered by French co-driver Mathieu Baumel in a Toyota Hilux, extended his …

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mD & CEO discusses closer ties with general electric

Dubai, UAE – HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), received a high-level delegation from US company GE, at DEWA’s main office. The delegation included Scott Strazik, Vice President at GE & Commercial Leader of General Electric-Gas Power Systems, Joe Mastrangelo, Vice President at GE, and Ghassan Barghout, President and CEO of General Electric, …

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mohamed bin zayed international robotics challenge 2017 to be launched at yas marina circuit

Abu Dhabi – Under the prestigious patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Abu Dhabi will be hosting the first edition of the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) from March 16 to 18, 2017 at the Yas Island Marina Circuit. The event is organized …

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