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For those concerned about consumption and commercialization in Ramadan, the month of fasting threatens to be turned into the month of overeating and excessive prices.
July 4, 2014 - 15:15 GMT
With petrodollars in the Gulf, splashing cash at luxury hotels is not an issue for those who can afford it, but the true meaning of Ramadan is being lost in the process

April 23, 2014

Professor Dr Alexander Knuth, Medical Director of National Center for Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR) at Hamad Medical Corporation
13:11 GMT

Professor Dr Alexander Knuth has been awarded the prestigious Johann-Georg-Zimmermann Medal 2013/14 at an award ceremony in Hanover, Germany.

April 22, 2014

At Careers UAE, Dubai Culture will reach out to young Emiratis looking to make a mark in Dubai’s cultural and artistic scene
12:37 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Culture is promoting a ‘culture of imagination,’ across the city’s creative industries, through its participation at Careers UAE 2014.

Jamal Abdulla Lootah, CEO of Imdaad
12:06 GMT
(press release)

Imdaad has joined the Careers UAE 2014, the latest edition of the leading recruitment, education, and training event exclusively for UAE Nationals.

The brand's communication director Craig Smith said the store opening was "a fantastic opportunity." (Image via Tedbakerblog)
11:11 GMT

One of the biggest British "high street" brands Ted Baker, celebrated opening its first store in Africa on Monday in Cario Festival City Mall.

During dust storms, particles of dust are carried long distances by strong and violent winds
06:00 GMT

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has advised Qatar residents to follow the necessary precautions to ensure they remain unaffected by dust storms as the summer months approach.

April 21, 2014

Mobile apps, Cloud services and the Internet of Things are changing the way organisations deliver applications, and APIs are central to this change
06:52 GMT
(press release)

CA Technologies recently hosted an Application Programming Interface (API) Academy event in Dubai to help organisations deliver more confidently and quickly the Cloud.

April 20, 2014

This partnership cements further LG Electronics’ role as a supporter for women and their entrepreneurial spirit
09:30 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics recently selected Chef Ghada El Tally as its Brand Ambassador for LG Home Appliances (HA) products in the Middle East.

A workshop aimed at familiarizing the supervisory and managerial staff with the new performance appraisal system was held at the Doha Hilton Hotel
06:30 GMT

The Pharmacy Department at HMC has introduced a new appraisal system for pharmacists that assesses individual staff capabilities to provide the highest quality medicinal services.

Sharjah Traffic Week was launched by Abdullah Mubarak Al Dukhan, Deputy General Commander of Sharjah Police, at Sharjah University
05:30 GMT
(press release)

Tasjeel participated in the Sharjah Traffic Week celebrations, organised by Sharjah Police, to promote safe driving and motor vehicle safety.

April 17, 2014

Saudi Weddings 2014, is the perfect one-stop wedding festival for future weds to see, touch, hear, compare wedding jewelry, dresses, cosmetics and fragrances according to the latest trends.
03:55 GMT

The exhibition considered the biggest family gathering in the field of weddings and fashion as it involves more than 80 companies around the world

April 16, 2014

ENOC/EPPCO service stations have more than 170 food outlets operated by international and regional brands
12:56 GMT
(press release)

ENOC Retail is hosting a month-long ‘Food Fiesta’ across the food outlets operated by leading quick service brands at the ENOC/EPPCO service stations throughout April.

The relocation move aims at providing higher levels of comfort and privacy for patients, as well as to meet increasing demands for intravenous services and adapt to the continued population growth of Qatar
12:09 GMT

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has moved its Intravenous Therapy Unit (IV Therapy Unit) to a new location at Hamad Bin Khalifa Medical City.

April 15, 2014

One hundred charging stations will be installed initially across Dubai in 2014 (File/AFP)
11:28 GMT

Charging stations for electric cars will soon pop up all over Dubai to enhance grid efficiency.

Jamal Abdulla Lootah, CEO of Imdaad
09:15 GMT
(press release)

Imdaad has announced the launch of its new ‘Go Green’ initiative to support its commitment towards building sustainable communities that promises to offer the best quality of life to its people and the coming generations.

he experiential journey that is the “Seddiqi” luxury retail experience is a philosophy that will be rolled out across all Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons stores going forward
08:54 GMT
(press release)

Ahmed Seddiqi & sons is an iconic company that has grown in tandem with the United Arab Emirates and emerged at the forefront of luxury retail sector.