Dubai’s GEMS hires former Baccalaureate chief

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Dubai-based GEMS Education has announced that it has hired the former boss of the International Baccalaureate to lead the development of its education programmes. Jeffrey Beard has been appointed as group director for innovation, schools operator GEMS said in a statement. Beard served as director general of the International Baccalaureate for eight  years, transforming the not-for-profit educational organisation into one of the fastest-growing and most respected education curricula in the world. The Read more [...]

Dubai ranks third in list of world’s 20 most dynamic cities

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Dubai has been placed third on the list of the world’s 20 most dynamic cities following the Expo 2020 win with Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) referring the emirate to being an "elite city that wields clear economic might on the global stage." The first City Momentum Index (CMI), released by the global consultancy, named San Francisco, London, Dubai, Shanghai and Wuhan at the forefront of cities that demonstrate the combination of strong short term socio-economic and commercial real estate momentum Read more [...]

Dubai Silicon Oasis and Etisalat Set to Host 13th TechForum on January 28

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Home News Article Jan 26 2014 more articles from In This Article Dubai Silicon Oasis Forum to Focus on Latest Traffic Management Innovations, Lighting Technology, and Driver Assistance Systems Dubai-UAE: 26 January, 2014 - Dubai Silicon Oasis ( DSO ), the integrated free zone technology park, in partnership with Etisalat, the Middle East's leading telecommunications operator and one of the largest corporations in the GCC region, Read more [...]

DSF – The face of Dubai’s retail industry and dominance

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When it started in 1996, there were only a handful of malls participating. But, today, more than 70 malls have joined hands to celebrate Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) 2014. The total shopping spent during the festival rose to Dh14.7billion in 2012, nearly six times of what the spent was in the first year of it's launch. Sale at Mercato Mall. {Pix by Ahmad Ardity] The first mega event after Dubai won the right to host Expo 2020 has already set the cash registers ringing for retailers with Read more [...]

UAE-based Filipinos enjoying low airfare – thanks to overcapacity on the UAE …

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There is good news for the 700,000 Filipinos residing in the UAE but not for the airlines operating on the UAE-Philippines route. Due to cut-throat competition between the UAE, Qatar and the Philippines carriers, airfares between the UAE and the Philippines have dropped and even February 2014 fares have been kept low because the route is witnessing overcapacity now – after remaining under-served for years. According to Centre for Asia-Pacific Aviation (Capa), fares between Manila and Read more [...]

Dubai Shopping Festival: The face of Dubai’s retail industry and dominance

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Home Retail News Article Jan 25 2014 more articles from By Parag Deulgaonkar Photo Credit:REUTERS/Jumana El-Heloueh Retail industry is as big as the financial or real estate sector in terms of value When it started in 1996, there were only a handful of malls participating. But, today, more than 70 malls have joined hands to celebrate Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) 2014. The total shopping spent during the festival rose to Dh14.7billion in 2012, Read more [...]

Naseeruddin Shah to attend ‘Zinda Bhaag’ premiere in Dubai

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New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Veteran Indian actor Naseeruddin Shah will mark his presence at the UAE premiere of Pakistani film "Zinda Bhaag" in Dubai Wednesday. He plays a pivotal role of a gangster in the movie. At the premiere, the 63-year-old is likely to be accompanied by the film's lead actress Amna Ilyas, "Zinda Bhaag" co-director Farjad Nabi told IANS. The film, which had its Gulf premiere at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival 2013, is releasing in the country Thursday. "Its invite-only red carpet premiere Read more [...]

Jai Ho Review: What Dubai Thinks of Salman Khan’s New Movie

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Salman Khan's saying Jai Ho and so is everyone else! The superstar was in Dubai yesterday (22 January) for the world premiere of Jai Ho and he rocked and joked his way through the press meet leading up to the event. **CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT SALMAN KHAN GOT UP TO IN DUBAI** So what is Jai Ho like? We asked Dubai residents who were at the premiere last night for their verdict on Salman's new movie and here's what they had to say...   Sarah Belhasa, Entrepreneur and Vice President of Belhasa Group Read more [...]

Arabian Automobiles Infiniti announces substantial 29% growth in sales for 2013

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Home News Article Jan 26 2014 more articles from In This Article Bull Strong model line-up with state of the art facilities, and highest quality service attributed growth Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Arabian Automobiles, the exclusive dealer of Infiniti in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, has announced 29% growth in Infiniti sales for 2013 compared to 2012 with an increase of about 5% market share than that of last year's. Emerging Read more [...]

ESMA nominates Emirates Gas LLC, a subsidiary of ENOC, as ‘official executors … – Al

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More , , , , , , , , , , Emirates Authority for Standardisation Metrology (ESMA), the UAE’s sole standardisation body, has officially nominated Emirates Gas LLC (EMGAS), a subsidiary of Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), as the executors of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) activities in the UAE.At a ceremony held at ENOC’s headquarters in Dubai, ESMA joined EMGAS in making the landmark announcement, Read more [...]

Sales Trainer – Automotive

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Date Posted: 2014/01/23 11:43:42Expiry Date: 2014/03/24Ref. JB3009057 Share   Tweet Sales Trainer - AutomotiveForum International Our client, a multinational automotive company based in a free zone is looking for a Sales Trainer. -Deliver training on sales methodology and positioning of our products-Conducting sales discovery research including shadowing of the sales teams to identify training and coaching opportunities-Designing customized improvement plans for sales teams of private Read more [...]

Photos: 2014 Dubai Marathon

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Regulations issued for Dubai tramway

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A motorist that crosses the red light on the tramway intersection, but does not cause an accident, will be fined Dh2,000 to Dh5,000, and their license will be revoked for period of 30 days to 3 months.

Dubai Police commend boy who returned wallet

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Major General Khamis Matter Al Mazeina, Chief of Dubai Police, presented the certificate and a gift to the boy in the presence of top police officers. The wallet contained money, personal documents, an ID Card and bank cards.

Pinoy ad exec carving a niche in Dubai’s diverse music scene

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AL AIN, United Arab Emirates—In between his job as a communications practitioner here, overseas Filipino worker Nicholo Jallores would sing, dance, host events, and teach music.All because of love.“I love singing,” says the 30-year-old advertising account executive of Creo/Illustrado Magazine, adding he's not “the kind who needs an album to feel fulfilled.”“Having people who are willing to hear me perform live is enough gratification for me,” he shares through email. [Hear samples Read more [...]

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