Friday 18 January 2019

Bahrain iGA wins ISO certification for quality

Bahrain's Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) said it has been granted the ISO Certificate 9001:2015 for Quality Management by Bureau Veritas for the implementation of all rules and required standards of the certificate in addition to surpassing independent evaluation stages, audi


New UAE stamp to celebrate AFC Asian Cup

Emirates Post Group has launched a commemorative stamp in honour of AFC Asian Cup football tournament which is being hosted by the UAE for a second time. Now in circulation throughout the seven emirates, the AFC Asian Cup stamp features the competition’s mascot Mansour, a l


Du launches exclusive Amazon Prime Video offer in UAE

Du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has partnered with Amazon Prime Video to offer customers in the UAE more choice in video content, with a special three-month promotional offer.   Starting January 17, all du customers can enjoy access to Prime Vi


Saudi fans flock to meet AC Milan stars in Jeddah

Italian denim brand Diesel hosted a special meet-and-greet for fans of AC milan stars Calhanoglu, Conti, Cutrone, Paqueta’, Borini and AC Milan legend Daniele Massaro at its store in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.   Hundreds of fans waited at the store to catch a glimpse of the


ABC Bahrain sets record; generates 5m business referrals in 2018

The Arabian Business Community (ABC), a leading Bahrain-based business portal, has generated a record 5 million business referrals to companies in 2018. The ABC, which has 14 databases covering the entire GCC region, generated 1,689,449 potential business leads on the Bahrain por


Ipsos appoints new country manager in Egypt

Ipsos, a global player in the research industry, has appointed Yasser Omar, as country manager of its offices in Egypt, where it has been operating since 2006.    Based out of the Ipsos new offices in Cairo, Omar will be leading the business throughout the


Thailand unveils innovative Expo 2020 pavilion design

The Kingdom of Thailand will unveil the transformation of its unique charm into the ‘smart’ country of Thailand 4.0 through its pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. The pavilion’s design and exhibitions will showcase the country as a regional hub of technology and digital inn


Canon unveils latest innovations at SGI 2019

Canon Middle East is showcasing its latest innovations for the signage and graphic industry at the Sign and Graphic Imaging Middle East 2019 (SGI 2019), a major event for the industry, that opened in Dubai, UAE today (January 13). Canon will demonstrate its expertise in partnerin


Dubai Customs foils bid to smuggle 5m Captagon pills

Jebel Ali and Tecom Customs Center officials said they had thwarted an attempt to smuggle large number of Captagon pills into the emirate from a neighbouring country during the last week of December.   Thanks to the co-operation between different customs departm


Mild quake hits Oman, no impact on UAE

A mild earthquake with a 3.7 magnitude on the Richter scale was recorded in North West Dibba, Oman, yesterday at at 12:51 (UAE time), according to the National Centre of Meteorology, NCM.   Residents in some areas of Ras Al Khaimah reported feeling tremors but t

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