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PARIS-Monday, February 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation and the Digital Hollywood University Media Science Laboratory will jointly collaborate with YOHJI YAMAMOTO Co., Ltd. to release the 2017-2018 Autumn/Winter Paris Collection of the renowned Japanese fashion brand YOHJI YAMAMOTO at 8:00 PM March 3, Friday, local Paris time at the Paris Collection, which holds worldwide attention in the fashion industry. The fashion show will be recorded using multiple units of the new Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Cameras, "LUMIX DC-GH5", and live streamed on the Internet. Since February 2014, Panasonic has been exploring new image expression methods using 4K technology and developing digital imaging devices that can bring those expressions to life in collaboration with the Tomoyuki Sugiyama Research Department of the Digital Hollywood University Media Science Laboratory. For this demonstration, Panasonic will provide 5 GH5s, the world's first (*1) Digital Single ... Read more »
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LONDON-Sunday, February 26th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- After an extremely challenging year of underwriting and investment losses for many market participants during 2015, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) insurance market has swung back into the black in 2016. The market has endured regulatory upheaval in the past year as it seeks greater financial stability, and economic volatility mainly arising from the low oil price environment. However, analysis of preliminary disclosures of UAE national insurers listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange and Dubai Financial Market show a notable improvement in earnings, coupled with solid premium growth. A.M. Best’s findings, published in a new Best’s Special Report, titled, “National Insurers in the United Arab Emirates Back in the Black,” state aggregate results for the market in 2016 showed a healthy profit of AED 926 million (USD 252 million), in stark contrast to the market loss of AED 145 million (USD 39 million) in 2015. Mah ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, February 26th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] QIC Insured, the retail arm of Qatar Insurance Company, UAE’s premier insurer announced the winners of its recently concluded lucky draw campaign. Customers who purchased or renewed their comprehensive car insurances online from 1st November – 15th December were automatically eligible to participate in the campaign. The first prize winner, Mr. Moses Ponnuswamy Ponnuswamy was awarded a cheque for AED 100,000. Ten second prize winners, Jayesh Malwankar, Chris Ricky Moraes, Antonius Jacobus Cornelis van Vilsteren, Anshul Singh, Alain Bou Malham, Ahmad Junaid, Hesham Mohamed Mohamed Hassan, Khalid Galal Eldin Hussien Saleh Diab, Mohamed Kamaleldin Aly El Leithy, Lekshmi Sunil were each awarded cheques for AED 5,000. Speaking about the success of the online campaign, Salem Al Mannai, Deputy Group President & CEO QIC – MENA region commented, “As the leading insurance group in the MENA region, we strive to offer custo ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, February 26th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] The newest in the smart phone arena M Phone launched in Dubai Mamzar Ambhitheatre in front of thousands of technology lovers on Thursday. Roji Augustine, (the chairman of M phone), Manajalam Kuzhi Ali, (the chairman of Masaki the sole distributor in GCC) and Shamsudheen Bin Mohiyudheen (the chairman Regency Group) jointly launched the dream brand M phone for the global users in presence of a series of dignitaries and guests. The launching is followed by Sunidhi Chauhan live concert which attracted huge fans. "The Global launching of M Phone makes a new direction in the global smart phone market with our affordable special exclusive features through which we target 50 % of the global market share by 2020", Roji Augustine the chairman of Mphone mentioned on the vision starement at the launching ceremony. M phone is the dream product of a business family in India (Wayanad - Kerala) through the hard researc ... Read more »
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Cutting-edge research investigates financial impact of staff turnover and recruitment Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, February 26th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] In an industry first, hotel asset management specialist TFG Asset Management has revealed the financial impact of high staff turnover on Dubai’s booming hotel industry. Dubai’s hotel room supply grew five percent in 2016 to surpass the milestone of 100,000 rooms for the first time. The emirate currently has more than 20,000 rooms under construction in 69 properties, according to the latest data from industry analyst STR. With the influx of new supply and increased competition for experienced staff, the issue of high staff turnover has become an increasing concern for Dubai’s hoteliers. In its new industry white paper, The Impact of Staff Turnover on a Hotel’s Income Statement, which was produced in conjunction with Jumeirah Group venture, Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, the firm reveals that hotel staff turnove ... Read more »
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X12000 Combines Exclusive CinematicColor™ Technology and Philips ColorSpark™ HLD LED Technology for Digital Cinema Quality Colour in 8.3 Million Pixels Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, February 26th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Global No.1 DLP projector brand BenQ introduces its latest 4K UHD digital home cinema projector – X12000 with razor-sharp true 8.3 million pixel detail. This home cinema projector strikes a perfect balance of wide-gamut high brightness from Philips ColorSpark™ HLD LED technology and cinema-accurate colours from BenQ-exclusive CinematicColor™ Technology. Bringing life to cinema with its colour precision and high brightness for well-lit home cinema rooms, the X12000 delivers an ultra-wide DCI-P3 colour gamut to authentically capture the director’s original vision to rival the picture quality of a commercial digital cinema. With 8.3 million distinct pixels to fully meet Consumer Technology Association's (CTA) 4K UHD specification, X12000 raises the bar of the home ... Read more »
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ABU DHABI, Émirats Arabes Unis-Lundi 27 Février 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Une alliance de sécurité internationale regroupant 7 nations a récemment été annoncée à Abu Dhabi pour servir de groupe de travail visant à faire face à la criminalité organisée et transnationale, en présence du Cheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, adjoint Premier Ministre et Ministre de l'Intérieur, des ministres de l'intérieur et des représentants de six pays arabes et du monde. Le secrétariat général de l'alliance récemment constituée, qui comprendra l'Italie, l'Espagne, le Sénégal, le Royaume du Bahreïn, le Royaume du Maroc, ainsi que les pays fondateurs, les E.A.U. et la France, sera basé à Abu Dhabi. La nouvelle Alliance vise à encourager une action commune conçu pour faire face aux différents types de criminalité organisée et transnationale, développer des méthodes de prévention et assurer une sécurité et une stabilité durables pour les pays membres. L’alliance favorise également la coopération entre ces pays dan ... Read more »
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