Friday 3 July 2020

Olympique Lyonnais to sport 'Dubai is Open' jerseys

Emirates airline's newest sponsorship partner, the French football club Olympique Lyonnais (OL), will play their first match under the Emirates contract in special one-off jerseys with the words "Dubai is Open" across the front.    The friendl


Akram Miknas publishes third book

Akram Miknas, media guru and entrepreneur, has released his third book titled ‘We Can Be Better, Never Be Silenced’. The title is a play on words with emphasis on ‘better silenced’, but suggesting that we had better never be silenced. This is a compilation of 10


New drive-in cinema to open on Abu Dhabi's Yas Marina Circuit

Movie fans in Abu Dhabi will soon be able to watch a selection of the best films from a variety of genres from the comfort of their own car on a massive LED screen as Yas Island launches the Yas Drive In Cinema, in partnership with Reel Cinemas, the world-class cinema experience, and Brag at


UAE’s Mars mission sparks big interest in residents

The UAE’s Emirates Mars Mission - also known as the Hope Mars Mission - has sparked considerable interest among UAE residents over the past 12 months, with searches for the mission increasing by 85 per cent from May 2019 to May 2020, a report said. Similar online search gro


India bans 59 Chinese apps including TikTok

The Indian government on Monday banned as many as 59 mobile apps, most of them Chinese, including popular ones like TikTok, UC Browser and WeChat citing multiple reasons such as security and privacy concerns.   The move comes as tensions between India and China


Dubai Police bust international cybercriminals network

The Dubai Police recently busted an international cybercriminals network involved in money-laundering, cyber fraud, hacking, criminal impersonating, scamming individuals, banking fraud and identity theft and arrested its kingpin Raymond Igbalode Abbas, also known as "Hushpuppi."&nbs


TikTok launches platform for marketing solutions

TikTok, the leading short-form mobile video platform, has introduced its global brand and platform for marketing solutions for brands — TikTok For Business. Increasingly, brands have found success resonating with the TikTok community because of their ability to creatively e


Netflix to show Homemade by top filmmakers

Netflix has announced Homemade, a collection of short films created by celebrated filmmakers around the world, will be released on June 30.   Confined at home as a consequence of the Covid-19 outbreak, filmmakers created personal, moving stories that capture our


Sharjah Art Foundation set to reopen some venues

The Sharjah Art Foundation will be reopening some of its venues to the public from June 26, including Rain Room Sharjah and the exhibition Art in the Age of Anxiety, state-run news agency Wam reported, citing a statement issued by the Foundation. "As we reopen, the


Stevie Awards names 2020 Middle East winners

The Stevie Awards has announced that Boehringer Ingelheim of Turkey and Dubai Health Authority will take the top prizes in the first annual Middle East Stevie Awards scheduled to be held virtually on August 25. The Middle East Stevie Awards, sponsored by the Ras Al Khaimah Chambe

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