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nadim karam: urban stories

Internationally renowned Lebanese artist and architect Nadim Karam will stage his first exhibition at The Fine Art Society in London, having recently joined the gallery’s roster of artists. Entitled ‘Urban Stories’, the exhibition will present a comprehensive survey of Karam’s multidisciplinary practice over a twenty-year period. The show will feature a selection of sculptures and paintings from Karam’s ‘Toys’ and …

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arabia csr network to hold one-day clinic to increase awareness on application process for csr awards

UAE – Arabia CSR Network, the Middle East region’s leading training service provider and think tank, will be holding a one-day clinic for applicants and potential participants of the annual ‘Arabia CSR Awards,’ the region’s most prestigious CSR awards, to support them in preparing their applications. The clinic, which will take place on April 10, 2017 at the Millennium Plaza Hotel in …

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monte carlo unveils its spring summer 2017 collection

New Delhi – Summers are all about sand between your toes, vacay at your favorite place, fun times with friends and more! With an attempt to capture the similar essence, Monte Carlo, India’s leading apparel brand recently unveiled its Spring-Summer 2017 collection for men, women and tweens. The fabric used, the style and silhouettes are all geared up for an ultimate summer …

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maldives targets middle east investors with major new island smart city development

Abu Dhabi, UAE – Highly popular with Middle East travellers as a tropical getaway retreat, the Maldives is set to lure investors from the region with a spectacular new island smart city to be showcased at Cityscape Abu Dhabi next month. Located 8km off the North East Coast of the capital, Malé, and 6.5km from Velana International Airport, Hulhumalé is the first …

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global forum for innovations in agriculture a game-changer for sustainable farming

Abu Dhabi – The organisers of the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) have hailed the fourth edition an unmitigated success and a game-changer in the development of sustainable farming across the GCC and wider Middle East. Thousands of farm owners, government officials, international and regional agricultural scientists, innovators and investors attended the event held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition …

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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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