Thursday 20 June 2019

Expo 2020 pop-up pavilion goes on UAE tour

Expo 2020 Dubai is exhibiting an interactive pop-up pavilion travelling around the UAE, providing the public with a glimpse of what to expect from the region’s first ever World Expo. Visitors can interact with the pop-up pavilion, which is currently near the waterfall at Du


Platini taken into custody over Qatar World Cup probe

Former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested in relation to the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, said media reports citing a judicial official. French financial prosecutors have been investigating the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups and previous


ArabClicks, Basma Media to establish digital marketing network

ArabClicks, a performance-based e-marketing platform, has signed a joint strategic cooperation agreement with Basma Media, the developer of, to build effective relationships and foster business connections between publishers and social media influencers on the one hand, and var


Dubai to host region’s first Facebook News Forum

Dubai Press Club (DPC), together with Facebook, will organise the region’s first Facebook News Forum on June 19 in Dubai, UAE, a media report said. Set to take place at Al Serkal Avenue, the unique news event falls under the Facebook Journalism Project (FJP), a global initi


Phantom of the Opera adds more shows to Dubai debut

Broadway Entertainment Group and Dubai Opera have announced that eight more shows have been added to the autumn run of The Phantom of the Opera, meaning musical theatre fans and aficionados will now have one more week to see the world’s most popular musical when it makes its Middle East d


Kylie Minogue to headline Dubai Rugby Sevens

International pop star Kylie Minogue has been confirmed to perform at this year’s Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens, as the largest sporting and social event in Dubai celebrates its 50th anniversary with an evening concert on December 6.   Taking place at The Sevens S


Spotify on PlayStation Music now available in ME

The soundscape of gaming has reached a new decibel in the region, with Spotify on PlayStation Music rolling out in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman and Lebanon. Console gaming fans can now enjoy listening to their favourite tracks while tackling the adrenaline rush of fi

More… sees big rise in ad awareness has achieved the largest rise in its Ad Awareness in the UAE in May, said market researcher YouGov, noting that the uplift coincides with Amazon and Souq announcing the launch of at the beginning of the month. In 2017 Amazon acquired the online marketplace Sou


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