Saturday 2 July 2022

Abu Dhabi to host Blast Premier World Final 2022

Blast has partnered with AD Gaming, a pioneering gaming and esports initiative, to bring its global esports tournament, the Blast Premier World Final, for the first time to Abu Dhabi later this year as part of a three-year tie-up.   To be hosted at the Etihad Ar


Sony unveils new gaming gear brand INZONE

Sony today announced INZONE, a new gaming gear brand for PC gamers that sharpens the senses and maximises gaming ability.    INZONE monitors (not available in the Asia Pacific region) feature incredible, high-resolution and high-dynamic range picture, while


UAE-based Filipina business leader wins top award

Dr Karen Remo, UAE-based business leader, has been conferred the Presidential Award, the highest recognition given by the Philippine government to Filipino individuals and organisations overseas.   Dr Remo, CEO and Managing Director of New Perspective Media Grou


Abu Dhabi Express bus service to cover more areas

Abu Dhabi’s Integrated Transport Centre (ITC) of the Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT), in collaboration with the private sector, has announced the launch of the “Abu Dhabi Express” bus service to new areas.   This follows the su


Eid Al Adha on July 9 says Saudi Supreme Court

Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court has announced that Thursday (June 30) will be the first day of Dhu Al-Hijjah and Eid Al Adha will fall on July 9.   'Arafat Day falls on the 8th of July and Saturday, the 9th of July, will be the first day of Eid Al Adha,&#


UAE grants education, health benefits to children of Emirati mothers

UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued a resolution granting children of Emirati mothers residing in the country the same benefits as other citizens with regard to education and health.   The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister o


Hajj attempt without permit to draw SR10,000 fine

Saudi Arabia’s Public Security Spokesperson Brigadier General Sami bin Muhammad Al-Shuwairekh stated that anyone who will be caught attempting to perform Hajj without a permit will be fined SR10,000 ($2,662). The move comes in implementation of Hajj instructions that requir


DCL develops detection test for precious stones and metals

Dubai Central Laboratory (DCL) of Dubai Municipality has developed a detection test to assess the authenticity of gemstones, precious metals, and amber stones that might be treated with plastic.    Laboratory specialists have developed different tests that


UAE among top countries ready to tackle future risks

The UAE has been identified as one of the best prepared countries to handle risks and challenges in the future. The country was listed alongside the US, UK, Switzerland, and Australia.   This is according to the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundatio


PepsiCo signs MoU with Saudi Irrigation Organisation

PepsiCo, the world’s leading food and beverage company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Saudi Irrigation Organisation (SIO) to enhance scientific cooperation efforts related to water conservation strategies.    This step will i

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