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The Royal Commission for AlUla Launches Its Second Winter at Tantora Festival of Culture, Heritage and Celebration in... AlUla, Saudi Arabia -Thursday 19 December 2019      

The second Winter at Tantora Festival in AlUla in North West Saudi Arabia starts today – a three-month celebration that will showcase the very best in international music, art and culture connecting East and West as the AlUla county has done for thousands of years. It comes just months...

Bollyboom Makes Its Debut in Dubai with A Grand New Year’s Bash Featuring Yo Yo Honey Singh! -Thursday 19 December 2019  

UAE residents can look forward to the ultimate New Year’s bash this year as popular Punjabi rapper, music producer and actor Yo Yo Honey Singh gears up to perform at one of the city’s most iconic venues! Organised by Percept Live and Media Agency Middle East in partnership with Dubai...

Saudi Fund for Development Signs Loan Agreement with Burundi Government to Upgrade Major Road Link -Thursday 19 December 2019  

The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) recently signed a loan agreement worth $5.9million with the Burundi Government to upgrade a major road connection between the city of Bujumbura and the country’s airport. The Arabic Bank (BADEA) and the Burundi Government are co-contributors towards the...

Riyadh Set to Become the Arab World’s First Digital Capital in 2020 -Thursday 19 December 2019  

Riyadh is set to become the Arab world’s first ever digital capital city. The announcement was revealed at the 23rd session of the Council of Arab Ministers of Communications and Information Technology, which took place on December 18 at The Ritz-Carlton hotel in Saudi Arabia’s...

Saudi Arabia Jumps 72 Global Positions in Trading Across Borders Ranking, World Bank Reports -Thursday 19 December 2019  

Saudi Arabia has been ranked as the world’s top ease of doing business improver by the World Bank Group’s Doing Business 2020 report. The report indicates Saudi Arabia to have jumped 72 global positions in “Trading Across Borders”, an indicator which compares the time and cost of...

The Estée Lauder Companies Completes Its Acquisition of Dr. Jart+ -Wednesday 18 December 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE: EL) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Have & Be Co. Ltd., the Seoul-based, global skin care company behind Dr. Jart+ and men’s grooming brand Do The Right Thing. Founded in 2005 by ChinWook Lee in Seoul, South...

Andersen Global Debuts in Niger, Continuing its Expansion in Africa -Wednesday 18 December 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global signed a Collaboration Agreement with premier tax practice, FCA in Niamey, marking the organization’s debut in Niger and further exhibiting its commitment to building an exemplary practice in Africa. The firm was originally founded as Boisson and Cesar in...

Adding Executive Firepower, Audible Appoints Tech, Digital Media, and Information Services Leader Bob Carrigan as CEO,... -Wednesday 18 December 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Audible, Inc., the world’s largest seller and producer of digital spoken-word entertainment and information, today announced that Bob Carrigan will join the company on January 2nd as Chief Executive Officer reporting to founder Don Katz, who will become Executive...

Aspect Software Announces General Availability of Aspect Workforce Management Solution Powered by Microsoft Azure -Wednesday 18 December 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Aspect announces the general availability of Aspect Workforce Management™ v19 on Microsoft Azure. This represents a critical step taken on Aspect's product roadmap toward offering its full suite of cloud contact center software solutions in a cloud-neutral deployment,...

The Health Bank Partners with Kings College Hospital London - UAE to Create an Enhanced Patient Experience -Wednesday 18 December 2019  

The Health Bank (THB), a leading healthcare management company in the region, offering healthcare advisory, home health care and innovation in training and technology, has partnered with Kings College Hospital London - UAE, one of the most renowned institutions from the UK, that has newly opened...

Change of Chinese Consumer Patterns to Affect Global Economy -Wednesday 18 December 2019  

Due both to economic slowdown and structural change, Chinese consumers show signs of changing behavior patterns. According to the Alpho analysis, it is probable that the number of Chinese tourists abroad will significantly decline together with the reduction of Chinese savings. That will cause a...

Cloud4C Recognized as Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Service Provider -Wednesday 18 December 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cloud4C, a Global Cloud Managed Services Provider, announced that it has achieved Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Services Provider status from Microsoft. Cloud4C is one of the latest Cloud Managed Services Providers globally to be recognized as an Azure Expert MSP. The Azure...

ABB Announces Changes to Executive Committee. -Wednesday 18 December 2019

-(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As of December 31, 2019, Claudio Facchin, Frank Duggan and Chunyuan Gu will step down from the Executive Committee of ABB as part of the organizational transformation announced on December 17, 2018. With the announced divestment of Power Grids to Hitachi, Claudio Facchin...

FerGene Appoints David Meek President and Chief Executive Officer -Wednesday 18 December 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FerGene, a new gene therapy company launched by Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Blackstone Life Sciences in November, today announced the appointment of David Meek as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 14, 2020. Mr. Meek has 30 years of industry experience....

Healing Energies behind Renata Collezioni -Wednesday 18 December 2019  

Renata Collezioni is a boutique accessories brand for men and women. Newly established in Dubai by accessories designer Renata Messarra, the design and the inspiration of the fashion jewellery pieces come from healing stones that were sourced from her travels. A fashion fanatic, Renata which...

Architects’ Darling 2019: GEZE Wins Double Awards -Wednesday 18 December 2019  

GEZE secured its place as one of the most important manufacturers in the construction sector twice at the Architects’ Darling Awards 2019. As part of the industry survey by Heinze GmbH of over 2000 architects and planners, GEZE received the coveted silver and bronze prizes in the 'Safety...

Covetrus Announces Leadership Changes, Reaffirms 2019 Financial Guidance -Tuesday 17 December 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Covetrus™ (NASDAQ: CVET), a global leader in animal-health technology and services, today announced that Stuart B. Gleichenhaus has been named interim chief financial officer, effective December 16, 2019. The company also announced that Dustin Finer has been promoted to...

Ingram Micro Cloud Certified as Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Service Provider -Tuesday 17 December 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ingram Micro Cloud today announced that it has earned the Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Service Provider (MSP) certification, the premier certification for MSPs that designates Ingram Micro Cloud as a top global provider of managed services for Microsoft Azure. This press...

Walton Launches U.S. Homebuilder Fund to Support Rising Housing Demand -Tuesday 17 December 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Walton Global Holdings Ltd. and its affiliates (collectively Walton), a real estate investment and land asset company with US$3.8 billion under management and administration, has announced its first Builder Option Land Development fund (the BOLD Fund), with an investment...

Hytera New PoC Radio PNC380—Instant Communication and Unlimited Possibilities -Tuesday 17 December 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With 26 years’ experience in the PMR industry, Hytera introduces its specialty and expertise to communications over public networks, and builds a PoC radio in accordance to its stringent standards applied to PMR radios. Hytera aims to provide professional and practical PoC...