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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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dafza supports dubai’s economic diversification strategy at gulfood 2017

UAE – As part of its efforts to meet the current and emerging needs of the regional and global food and beverage (F&B) sectors, the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) has announced its participation at Gulfood Exhibition 2017. Taking place from February 26 to March 2, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, the trade exhibition will provide DAFZA with a global …

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poles head from frozen russian forests to dubai desert looking to build on world cup lead

Dubai, UAE – Poland’s Aron Domzala switches from the frozen forests of Northern Russia to the Al Qudra desert next week when he looks to build on his early lead in the FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies during the inaugural Dubai International Baja. Partnered by Szymon Gospodarczyk in an Overdrive Racing Toyota Hilux, Domzala lines up in the second round …

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uae wins award for best pavilion at otm 2017 exhibition in india

Abu Dhabi – The UAE won an award for best pavilion at Outbound Travel Mart (OTM) 2017, the latest edition of India’s biggest travel trade show held recently in the city of Mumbai. The pavilion organized under the theme ‘Visit UAE’ scored the highest marks for decoration and design.  The UAE delegation to this year’s OTM included representatives from the tourism bodies …

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