Wednesday 7 December 2016

Expo 2020 'world’s most advanced audiovisual event'

Holograms, massive videoboards, and state-of-the-art audio and lighting displays will be among the audiovisual innovations set to make Expo 2020 in Dubai the world’s most technologically-advanced event, said industry experts at a key regional event. The sixth edition of Inf


DHL Express renews Muharraq Club partnership

DHL Express, a leading global company in the logistics sector, has renewed its long-standing partnership with the Muharraq Club, one of Bahrain’s most reputed sports clubs. The agreement, extending its sponsorship support for the club during the 2016/2017 sport season, was


Dubai sets world record for largest floral installation

Dubai Miracle Garden has received a Guinness World Records certificate for building the world’s largest floral installation, said a report. Over 200 installation crew members worked for 180 days and a total of 144,000 hours to create the installation built in the shape of a


UAE teen wins International Children’s Peace Prize

Sixteen-year-old Kehkashan Basu from the United Arab Emirates was named the 2016 winner of the International Children’s Peace Prize at The Hague last week. She was presented with the prestigious award, by Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus, for her fight for climate justic


Telly signs partnership deal with Kuwait TV

Telly, a premium video-on-demand service, has signed a partnership deal with Kuwait TV, the country's leading broadcaster, for digitisation and distribution of hundreds of TV shows, including popular Arabic content. Under the agreement hundreds of hours of new shows will be d


Du offers free access to top music platform

UAE-based telecom provider du is offering its customers free access to unlimited music to stream, download and play offline on Anghami, the leading Music platform in the Middle East. All postpaid customers will benefit from a six-months free Anghami Plus access, while new custome


UAE to set up new storage facility for manuscripts

The UAE government has announced plans to set up a new storage and restoration facility for manuscripts and historical documents in capital Abu Dhabi, said a report. To be opened next year, the 40,000-sq-m unit will initially house 20 million boxes of documents, reported the


Saudi sacks labour minister, announces key Shoura revamp

In a major move, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has appointed Ali bin Nasser Al Ghafis as the new labour minister replacing Mufrej Al Haqabani and also revamped the kingdom’s top consultative body Shoura Council with key appointments, including 29 female members, said a report.


Sunil John wins top PR Award

Sunil John, the founder and chief executive officer of ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller, has been presented with the Chairman’s Award at the Middle East PR Awards 2016. John was recognised with the award during a glittering ceremony organised by the Middle East Public Relations Ass


Mahindra, Ooredoo win CommsMEA award

Mahindra Comviva, a global leader in providing mobility solutions, and telecom group Ooredoo Kuwait have jointly won the CommsMEA Business Services Award for Digital Services Management. The awards were presented at the 11th edition of the Annual CommsMEA Awards held in Dubai, UA

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