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Philips is making a clear move from being a "bulb company" to shouldering corporate social responsibility Philips is reinventing itself as something more than just a light bulb manufacturing company. It is donning the hat of being a corporate giant looking towards...
Good news for expats living in Saudi Arabia The new residency plan would allow foreign workers to have five years residence visa The Saudi Arabian government is hashing out a new residency permit plan for the expats living and working in...
Conservative Yet Casual--that is Switzerland for you! “Sprechen Sie Englisch?” (Do you speak English?) This one sentence can get you the much needed warm reception in this otherwise cool place. Most Swiss people speak English but an attempt to respect their...
You read that right, obesity is hurting the global economy!  An alarming number of 2.1 billion people or let us say 30% of the global population is either overweight or obese. And that is no good news! Apart from the...
From a desert landing strip, to the world’s second busiest airport in a little more than 50 years - that's what it makes Dubai Airport a stellar success. Dubai airport is now the world’s top two busiest airports for international...
Quadrofoil – the world's first fully electric and completely environmentally friendly hydrofoiling personal watercraft – is now ready for production and available for pre-order worldwide, the Solvenia based company announced on Friday. Quadrofoil is an electric hydrofoiling personal watercraft (PWC),...
Over one third of UAE motorists admit to becoming distracted while driving, according to joint research released today by global insurer Zurich and RoadSafetyUAE.com. In a survey of 1,007 UAE drivers, 34% of respondents said that their concentration levels dip...
Ever wondered if you decided to eat only the most expensive dishes all day long? If you thought it will run into millions, you're wrong. The guys at FinanceOnline.com did a fun experiment and compared the prices for various...
Nothing can remain hidden any more. By means of rapid advances in technology, countries and people are closer to one another than ever before. Political developments, disasters, wars and people's suffering immediately appear before the global public. This terrible...
Coke's new advertisement attempts to transform guilt into reward - by making people feel like they "earned" their Coke through a 23 minute bike ride, the can of Coke becomes a deserved reward rather than a guilty pleasure. This brilliant...
Arabian Travel Market is a unique platform that allows for deeper perspective on the entire Middle East and the wider tourism domain. The world is a global village. And various contemporary fairs and events mark its uneventful continuity into the...
The 6 types of social media sharers When it comes to social media, what you share, how frequently you share, and the networks you use to share can indicate more about your personality than you might think.  According to a...
Prayers of worship are sacrosanct. The atmosphere of calmness and peacefulness that they generate is incomparable, aided immensely by the ambience which ensures that one leaves all tensions and worries far behind. As if, allowing the higher power –...
As far as economic prosperity is concerned, one doesn't have to look towards the otherwise conventional Western countries nor towards the Far East, in China. It’s in the Middle East that the treasure trove of economic prosperity lies with...
Taiwan as a hub of tourism is one that remains in relative obscurity. Boasting of myriad cultural legacies, Taiwan however is a must-see tourism locale. Man is a social animal. This popular phrase says it all for the inherent nomad...
Dubai's luxury hospitality group Jumeirah has unveiled plans to have marriages on the Burj al Arab helipad, creating the potentiality of unparalleled wedding ceremonies. Translated, its name means the ‘The Arabian Tower.’ But Burj al Arab, the imposing structure standing...
Catherine Schwaab, Editor-in-chief at 'Paris Match', in an exclusive interview with Arabian Gazette reveals a few secrets on fashion in her new book 'Talk about Fashion' within the context of a globalized world. Fashion fascinates those in awe of it...
At one time, it was quite astonishing to hear about air travellers being able to contact their family and friends through phones installed in their seats. Especially as a kid, I always wondered how the planes could have a...
8th April 2014 will see the commencement of the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) in Dubai which will see delegates from all over the world, including the Sakha Republic of Russia, for whom this meeting is an inaugural participation. Otherwise...
Dubai Duty Free Records 10% Increase in Sales Activities in Q1 2014 Dubai's Airport Terminal 3 contributes 62% of the overall sales Sales figures and tabulations for the first quarter of sales activities for 2014 have been released by all leading...
JLL Survey Highlights Dubai amongst Global Metropolises with Stronger Economic Trends In order to determine and map out the futuristic developmental trends of leading metropolises, leading global property consultants, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) carried out the first City Momentum Index...
Since being initiated in 2002, the Middle East Film and Comic Con (MEFCC) has received a colossal wave of enthusiasm and support from across the region. This year, the MEFCC returns to the Dubai World Trade Centre and will...
The Dubai World Cup takes centre stage as the region gears for a spectacular display of horse racing. The most prized race horses come to the Meydan Racecourse, at Dubai, each year to make their owners, trainers, jockeys and their...
Dictionary defines a logo as an emblem or a device of an organisation. These few words however cannot actually denote the significance of the logo in its entirety even though they describe the concept quite aptly. When we think about...
Third Edition of Design Days Dubai Draws Global Industry Elite with an Innovative Public Programme for 2014 145 designers represented through gallery installations, new exhibiting platforms, talks, and workshops - showcasing the best of local, regional, and international talent....
When Dubai does something, it does it in style. The latest beachfront development 'The Beach' at Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) is yet another testament that goes on to prove that there is a class in everything that Dubai does. PHOTOS:...
Dubai is the most expensive region for expatriates to rent properties with 30% increase in rental property rates What’s the next best thing to do if we aren’t able to afford our ‘dream home’ in an exquisite foreign location? Of...
Meydan Hosts Final Racing at Meydan Card of the Season Ahead of Dubai World Cup South African Oertel Seems Assured of Second Trainers’ Title Thursday evening at Meydan Racecourse represents the final domestic meeting of the season at the UAE’s flagship venue...
Geneva Auto Show 2014 unleashes the most ridiculously expensive cars When money talks, we all listen. Especially when it produces the sound of a throttling engine. The hottest wheels in the Geneva Auto Show this year promise to make your...
Social Media is an important tool today. But going by the trends, it's women who seem to wield it more efficiently than men. Who invented social media? Who knows, but suffice to say that we can’t easily interpret the invention...
Shifting Sands of Time: Saudi Arabian Tale of Women Empowerment Each country in the world is unique boasting of rich history of culture and tradition adding a distinct flavor and thus contributing to presence in the globe. Alongside its uniqueness,...
The Middle East's biggest marine and lifestyle show, Dubai International Boat Show, exhibitors reports boat sales of more than AED 280 million ($76.2 million) during first three days. Dubai International Boat Show has recorded swift boat sales within hours of...
Sometimes we wish we were birds. Flying to innumerable places, seeing the world through eyes unencumbered by boundaries and restrictions. But where our idealistic dreams of being birds and soaring across the world map may be left short-changed, there...
Industry experts converge at 8th Gulf Boating Conference at the Dubai International Boat Show 2014 to share insights on the buoyant marine market As 60% of GCC youth spend more than seven hours of quality time per week with family,...
Edmiston to showcase NIRVANA, one of the world’s top yachts at Dubai International Boat Show 2014 • NIRVANA will be the largest yacht on display at the show • NIRVANA is currently the most expensive yacht for sale in the world Yachts –...
Fancy a once-in-a-lifetime gourmet experience set 212 metres above the Arabian Gulf, that will take place atop the iconic Burj Al Arab helipad? The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing...
Dubai International Boat Show growth contributes to robust regional marine industry 22nd edition showcases 430 boats valued at AED 1.8 billion The show’s largest-ever superyacht to be showcased along with 42 global and regional premiers and 750 exhibiting companies and brands Dubai...
DeepFlight Hydrobatic Craft - the newest luxury toy for the superyacht and high net worth market to be showcased at the Dubai Boat Show Hawkes Ocean Technologies announced today that the Company will be introducing its next generation DeepFlight Hydrobatic...
Vienna takes the top spot, Baghdad ranks lowest Dubai ranked the top city in the Middle East and Africa region, with Abu Dhabi coming at a close 78th in global ranking Vienna is the city with the world’s best quality of...
Nearly over 100,000 foreign workers face potential axe as Omani government plans to restructure the private sector to aid Omani professionals. The middle-east countries are highly favoured destinations for those seeking to emigrate for job and professional reasons. But given...