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First-ever PublisHer Excellence Awards winners revealed at Bologna Children’s Book Fair

BOLOGNA, 11th April, 2024 (WAM) — The winners of the inaugural PublisHer Excellence Awards, which celebrate women who have brought positive change to the international publishing industry, have been announced during a glittering ceremony at the 2024 Bologna Children’s Book Fair. Addressing the award ceremony before the announcement, PublisHer founder Bodour Al Qasimi paid tribute […]

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RTA awards contracts for developing 22 bus stations, depots

DUBAI, 31st March, 2024 (WAM) — Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a number of contracts under a three-year plan to improve 22 bus stations and depots (16 bus stations and 6 bus depots). The project scope covers carrying out infrastructural works on buildings, providing comprehensive passenger facilities, passenger waiting terminals, driver service […]

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DEWA awards winners of 2nd cycle of Cleantech Hackathon

DUBAI, 30th March, 2024 (WAM) – Over 160 candidates from 25 nationalities and 20 universities worldwide participated in the 2nd cycle of the Cleantech Hackathon launched by the Innovation Centre of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA). The event focused on sustainable innovations in energy, digital transformation, and integrating clean energy sources. Participants were judged […]

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Hamdan Foundation opens nominations for 2024-2025 educational awards for GCC countries

DUBAI, 27th March, 2024 (WAM) — Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation for Medical and Educational Sciences has begun receiving applications for nomination for the Gulf-level educational awards, which include three categories: Distinguished Student Award, Distinguished Teacher Award, and Distinguished School Award. Dr. Khalifa Al Suwaidi, Secretary-General and CEO of Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum […]

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Moro Hub awards ‘Green Certificate’ to ‘Mai Dubai’

DUBAI, 22nd March, 2024 (WAM) — Moro Hub, a subsidiary of Digital DEWA, the digital arm of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, presented a Green Certificate to Mai Dubai, the UAE’s leading bottled water company. Moro Hub’s certification underscores Mai Dubai’s compliance with industry-leading practices and regulations. The Green Certificate was presented to Abraham Kah, […]

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Merck Foundation CEO, Senator Dr. Rasha Kelej Awarded on International Women’s Day for Her Efforts Towards Women Empowerment and Supporting Girl Education

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Business Executive Group awarded Senator Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation, at their Global She Achievers Awards 2024, for her efforts to empower women in STEM, and girls in education, and building healthcare capacity in Africa and beyond. The awards ceremony took place recently in Dubai, UAE. […]

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Bodour Al Qasimi reveals shortlists for PublisHer Excellence Awards

LONDON, 17th March, 2024 (WAM) — Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi has revealed nine shortlisted nominees for the inaugural PublisHer Excellence Awards, which recognise outstanding women who have made a clear difference to the publishing industry. The PublisHer and Kalimat Group founder announced the names during The London Book Fair in a video message, […]

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Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation for Medical and Educational Sciences announces launch of new cycle of its awards

DUBAI, 12th March, 2024 (WAM) — Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation for Medical and Educational Sciences announced the commencement of the 2024/2025 cycle of its educational awards at the local level, along with the opening of nominations through its website. Humaid Al Qatami, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation, stated, “We […]

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Sharjah Excellence Award’s 2023 edition announces participation of 98 economic entities

SHARJAH, 11th March, 2024 (WAM) — The Sharjah Excellence Award’s Board of Trustees has announced it has accepted nominations from 44 economic establishments and facilities out of 98 economic entities registering for the Award’s 2023 edition with its eight distinct categories. The winners of the Award, organised by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry […]

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Shams awards winners of ‘Short Film Writing Challenge’ at Xposure

SHARJAH, 7th March, 2024 (WAM) — Sharjah Media City (Shams) announced the winners of its media and creative competition, which drew considerable and diverse community involvement, as part of the recently concluded 8th International Photography Festival “Xposure 2024”. Shams named Mona Al Zahiri the Best Idea Award winner, Rashid Abdoun the Best Story Award winner, […]

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Inaugural ‘Xposure International Film Awards’ announce winners

SHARJAH, 4th March, 2024 (WAM) — Those attending the Xposure International Photography Festival (Xposure) this year have witnessed a considerable addition to the scope of the global event with the introduction of the Xposure International Film Awards. This expansion seeks to diversify Xposure’s celebration of the mediums of visual storytelling other than photography, complementing the […]