In the recently concluded GITEX Technology Week 2017, Smart Dubai’s pavilion showcased many cutting-edge innovations and achievements a resultant of synergistic and cooperative relationships between a diverse spectrum of Dubai Government bodies and private companies. Pavilion – themed “Future Live” – represented 200 plus innovative smart services by 50 public and private entities tapping latest…

According to Maher Sweid, the managing partner of Dubai-based property developers Sweid & Sweid, infill developments are a growing trend within Dubai’s heavily populated urban areas; signalling the start of a new phase of maturity in the local real estate market. However, as Sweid explains, infill development not only comes with great opportunities, but with…

The fourth edition of the “Designs of Hope” charity fashion exhibition at Dubai Ladies Club drew a good response. Aimed at supporting children’s education in Egypt, Nepal, and Senegal; the proceeds of the event will be dedicated to the Al Manal Humanitarian Initiative’s “teacHER” campaign, which was launched in collaboration with Dubai Cares. The “teacHER”…

  Strategic partnership reinforces Dubai’s reputation as region’s innovative, business friendly hub Will also see DIFC and Dubai Economy collaborate to enhance consumer protection   Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading financial hub in the $7.4 trillion Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dubai Economy…

TRENDS speaks to Parag Khanna, Global Strategist and Managing Partner of Hybrid Reality, Singapore, about changing world maps and dynamics of future cities such as Dubai and Singapore. In your research, you look at world maps to assess the changing infrastructure globally. Is the world map still changing? The map of the world is always changing…