Monday 18 June 2018

OBG set to launch Sharjah Report 2018

Oxford Business Group (OBG), a global publishing, research and consultancy firm, will launch The Report: Sharjah 2018, its latest analysis of the emirate’s economy, at an upcoming panel discussion, a media report said. Sharjah’s plans to usher in an economic model bui


Vista deploys cinema ticketing software in Saudi

Vista Entertainment Solutions, a Vista Group company, has deployed the Vista Cinema software suite in the first Saudi Arabian cinema venues and has become the first cinema management software providing fully integrated reporting to the General Commission for Audiovisual Media (GCAM) portal.


Reel Cinemas to launch UAE's first ScreenX at Dubai Mall

South Korea's CJ 4DPlex, the world’s first 4D cinema company, has joined hands with Dubai's Reel Cinemas, to bring the first ScreenX - the world's first multi-projection system that provides a 270-degree panoramic film viewing experience within a theatre setting - to the UAE


Eid celebrations kick off in Bahrain, GCC

Bahrain has declared Friday (June 15) as the first day of Eid Al Fitr after official announcements were made in Saudi Arabia of sightings of the new Shawwal crescent. UAE has also announced that Eid will begin tomorrow. The Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs Council (SCIA) moon-


UN adopts text urging greater protection for Palestinians

In an emergency meeting on Wednesday, the United Nations General Assembly adopted an Arab-sponsored resolution calling for greater protection for Palestinians, and deploring any use of "excessive, disproportionate and indiscriminate" force by the Israeli military against Palestinian c


Kohli named brand ambassador for Remit2India

Remit2India, the Indian diaspora-focused global online remittance portal, has signed up the Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli as its global brand ambassador for three years. Remit2India is one of the financial services brands of Finablr, the recently launched holding company of


Get ready for 'Disney On Ice' this Eid

Prepare to be dazzled by Mickey Mouse and his friends this Eid as they perform spectacular ice-skating feats in an all-new live family musical show at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre. Visitors and residents in Bahrain can join in on the fun with "D


Messi kicks off new 'Enjoy the Internet' campaign

Ooredoo, a leading telecom services company in the region, has teamed up with its global brand ambassador and one of the world’s top football stars Leo Messi once again in a lively new campaign which shows how much fun can be had off the pitch when you dive into a digital world.


Bahrain announces four-day Eid holiday

Ministries, government departments and public enterprises will remain closed on Eid Al Fitr day and during the two following days. Public sector employees will enjoy two additional days holiday in compensation of Friday and Saturday, already days off. His Royal Highness Prime Min


DIFC grand mosque set to open next year

A state-of-art grand mosque, with a gross floor area of 14,500 sq ft, is taking shape within Gate Avenue, the new premium urban retail, leisure and cultural development at the heart of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), and is set to open in 2019. With a capacity of ove

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