Tuesday 23 September 2014

Qatar adamant it will host World Cup despite doubts

Qatar remained adamant it would host the 2022 soccer World Cup despite a Fifa executive committee member suggesting on Monday that the tournament would have to move because of scorching temperatures. "The only question now is when, not if," Qatar 2022 communications dir


New BNA office is inaugurated

Bahrain News Agency’s new premises was inaugurated by the kingdom’s Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa. Minister of State for Information and the government's official spokeswoman Sameera Rajab, the Information Affairs Authority president


Big Boys Toys to showcase unique products

Big Boys Toys (BBT) 2014, Dubai’s premier lifestyle event featuring the most unique and luxurious products, will give visitors a chance to race and compete using some of the latest and fastest remote-controlled miniature cars. Through its dedicated remote control (RC) activities,


Ferrari World to unveil new shows in October

A combination of action, adventure, comedy, dance, illusion themed shows is set to thrill audiences of all ages at the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi from next month. The new ‘Mission Ferrari’ will blast into action when the park’s siren sounds to unveil an all-Italian


Qatar will not host 2022 World Cup, says Fifa official

The 2022 World Cup will not be held in Qatar because of the scorching temperatures in the Middle East country, Fifa executive committee member Theo Zwanziger said on Monday. "I personally think that in the end the 2022 World Cup will not take place in Qatar," the German told


Kanoo Daily Rental opens new branch

Kanoo Daily Rental (KDR), a division of the Ebrahim K Kanoo Group has opened a new branch in Juffair, Bahrain. The latest branch is the fourth outlet to open in Bahrain following the previous three in Sitra, Tubli and Arad.   The opening ceremony was attended b


Young Emiratis most driven by ‘helping the country’

Young Emiratis are most motivated by ‘helping the country’, a report said, adding that ‘challenge’, ‘development’ and ‘contributing to society’ also count among the most important motivators. Oxford Strategic Consulting and BP prese


New media strategy helping Bahrain’s image

In an interview with our sister paper Akhbar Al Khaleej, Minister of State for Information Affairs and official government spokeswoman Sameera Rajab she said Bahrain's media hasn't witnessed any development for more than 30 years. She underscored the vital importance of t


Samsung launches Nike+ Running app

Samsung Electronics has joined forces with American sportwear company Nike to launch the Nike+ Running App for the newly announced Samsung Gear S. The innovative app utilizes the Samsung Gear S’ built-in Bluetooth and 3G connectivity features to bring Nike’s best in c


‘Entrepreneurs Without Borders’ initiative announced

The serial entrepreneur Mohammed Johmani has announced an initiative titled ‘Entrepreneurs Without Borders’ which aims to open up geographic, intellectual and financial borders for Arab entrepreneurs. The ‘Entrepreneurs Without Borders’ initiative was unve

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