Monday 5 October 2015

Top Fifa sponsors demand Blatter resignation

Major soccer sponsors have issued co-ordinated calls for the immediate resignation of Fifa president Sepp Blatter in the most significant move by companies supporting the sport since a bribery and corruption scandal erupted at world football's governing body last May. Coca-Co


Contemporary Egyptian art to go on show at Bahrain fair

Gallery Ward, a leading art gallery in Cairo, is set to showcase contemporary Egyptian Art and introduce works by some of the most dynamic Egypt artists at ArtBahrain.   The first edition event, which will shocase reputed artists and galleries from the wider Mid


Tata, MasterCard join to empower 100 million women

Tata Communications and MasterCard have joined forces for the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) to Action to financially empower 25,000 women in the dveloping world, as part of a larger vision to ultimately reach 100 million women.   The collaboration includes a n


Memac Ogilvy appoints new creative director

Memac Ogilvy has appointed Simon Impey as the new creative director of its Bahrain office. Impey, who joins Memac Ogilvy Bahrain with more than 25 years of experience including the Middle East, will be spearheading creative direction from concept to execution, for international and local clie


Dubai to host world’s first 24-hour tennis marathon

Dubai will host the world’s first 24-hour tennis marathon in November with different teams representing companies from the UAE, comprising local and international players, will compete in the day-night-day event. This world record breaking event is being organized by Sherri


'The Idol' premieres at Toronto film festival

Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad's film The Idol premiered at the Tornto International Film Festival  within the Special Screenings section.    The film is the Dubai-based Fortress Film Clinic's first co-production with several international

More… unveils 'Let's Eat' campaign winners, a leading online food delivery portal in Kuwait, has unveiled the second draw winners of its promotional campaign 'Let’s Eat.'   Khaled Mubarak was the first winner of the mini cooper car, followed by Yousef Al Najjar who won a KD1,000


Al Jazeera channels move to new frequency

Al Jazeera Media Network is set to move its channels to a new frequency from today (October 1) affecting viewers across the entire Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region on the Nilesat position.   Ibrahim Nassar, Al Jazeera’s manager of teleport, annou


La Liga launches ambassadors programme

The Spanish football league (LaLiga) has introduced the ten players who will serve as Liga BBVA ambassadors in a gala which was attended by former players who will be responsible for expanding the international image of the competition.    The players were


Four Seasons to host Azure Pool Party

Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay, an iconic property in the kingdom's capital city of Manama, will be hosting a stylish pool party tomorrow (October 1). Featuring Guest DJ Dana Jasmine, The Azure Sparkling Pool Party will be open to guests from 9 pm to 2 am. Tickets will be priced at

 1 2 > 

calendarCalendar of Events