Monday 2 March 2015

New international art fair to launch in Bahrain

A major new international art fair is set for launch later this year inside a 50-metre diameter marquee to be erected opposite the newly-opened Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay. 'Art Bahrain' aims to provide a platform for artists from around the globe to exhibit their work


Xerox to exhibit at Gulf Print and Pack

Xerox will showcase its market-leading suite of digital production products and services at the upcoming Gulf Print and Pack exhibition in Dubai, UAE, a major trade show for the graphic communications industry. The event will run at the Dubai World Trade Centre from April 13 to 1


Lexus Bahrain website wins prestigious awards

Ebrahim K Kanoo, the sole distributor of Toyota and Lexus in the kingdom of Bahrain, has won two Gold and one Silver awards for its new Lexus Bahrain website ( at the W³ Awards. The Lexus Bahrain website received Gold awards for General Website Categories (A


Bahrain paper teams with UN to bridge gender gap

Bahrain-based Gulf Daily News (GDN) has partnered with UN Women to highlight its year-long campaign to promote gender equality. As part of a series of articles to mark the 20th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, GDN, our sister publi


Abu Dhabi to enforce satellite dishes law

Abu Dhabi City Municipality has announced that it will strictly enforce a local law regulating satellite dishes from March 1. The public have been urged to comply with the law which bans the installation of more than four dishes on rooftops, or installing any satellite dishes on


Dubai Food Fest event celebrates Emirati hospitality

The Dubai Food Festival’s final and flavoursome event, Made In Dubai, started yesterday (February 27), celebrating the warm Emirati hospitality while showcasing the entrepreneurial talent emerging in the city through the Dubai SME incubator scheme. Over 30 of Dubai’s


Coca-Cola set to celebrate 100 years of success

Coca-Cola is marking its 100th anniversary in style by kicking off a global package design campaign featuring iconic celebrities Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe and Ray Charles. Born on November 16, 1915, the Coca-Cola bottle was the creation of the Root Glass Company in Terre Haute, Ind


Royal Mail set to increase stamp prices

Britain's Royal Mail postal service said stamp prices would rise from March 30 as it tries to offset the impact of a steadily falling number of letters to deliver each year. Royal Mail said the price of first and second class stamps would both increase by one pence to 63p and


2022 World Cup final ‘no later than Dec 18’

The World Cup final in Qatar in 2022 should be played no later than December 18, Fifa president Sepp Blatter said on Friday. Blatter, who arrived in Northern Ireland for this weekend's International Football Association Board (IFAB) meeting, said he would propose that idea to


Egypt's Sawiris readies digital revamp for Euronews

Egyptian tycoon Naguib Sawiris is unveiling plans for his majority stake in European broadcaster Euronews - a cash injection which would be used to expand onto digital platforms and better promote the brand. In an unprecedented shake-up of the 22-year-old channel's ownership,

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