BUSINESS NEWS | Expo Body Set To Approve Year’s Delay To Expo 2020 Dubai

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The awarding body for World Expos is set to approve a one – year postponement of Expo2020 Dubai, the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) said on Monday. The resolution to delay the event to now start on October 1,2021 and run until March 21, 2022 has surpassed the required two-third … Continue reading BUSINESS NEWS | Expo Body Set To Approve Year’s Delay To Expo 2020 Dubai

BUSINESS | Expo 2020 Dubai To Be Postponed By One Year

DUBAI – Expo 2020 Dubai is set to be postponed by one year due to the global coronavirus pandemic, according to a draft statement seen by Reuters and two sources familiar with the matter. An estimated 11 million overseas visitors were expected to attend the nearly six-month-long showpiece of culture, business and technology featuring pavilions … Continue reading BUSINESS | Expo 2020 Dubai To Be Postponed By One Year

BUSINESS | UAE Suspends All Types Of Labour Permits

DUBAI – The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has suspended the issuance of all types of labour permits, including for drivers and domestic workers, effective Thursday, March 19th until further notice. The decision exempts intra-corporate transfer and EXPO 2020 permits. The Ministry said the move has been taken in coordination with the National Emergency … Continue reading BUSINESS | UAE Suspends All Types Of Labour Permits

BUSINESS | Dubai Businesses, Hurt By Coronavirus, Pin Hopes On Expo

DUBAI (Reuters) - Luxury car rental dealer Sheshan Gautham had a disappointing start to 2020 when nearly two thirds of his Chinese clients canceled bookings in January due to the coronavirus outbreak. The business, Uptown Rent A Car, took the hit and Gautham thought the worst was over. But then Saudi Arabia, his biggest source … Continue reading BUSINESS | Dubai Businesses, Hurt By Coronavirus, Pin Hopes On Expo

EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN | Amal Clooney Partners With Cartier To Empower Women At Dubai Expo 2020

Come October when the EXPO2020 opens in Dubai, French luxury brand Cartier plans to set up a Women’s Pavilion. Dedicated to discussion about the role of women in society and how to tackle issue of gender equality, the pavilion celebrates female achiever through a series of talks.  Prominent human right lawyer Amal Clooney, who has … Continue reading EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN | Amal Clooney Partners With Cartier To Empower Women At Dubai Expo 2020

FASHION BUSINESS | More Luxury Brands Postpone Fashion Shows Worldwide Due To Coronavirus

MILAN – More luxury houses are postponing fashion shows around the world due to the coronavirus outbreak that has now spread to dozens of countries. Italian brands Giorgio Armani and Versace said on Thursday they are putting off fashion shows for their Cruise Collections. The Armani show had been scheduled for April 19-20 in Dubai, … Continue reading FASHION BUSINESS | More Luxury Brands Postpone Fashion Shows Worldwide Due To Coronavirus

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Dubai Expo 2020 Organizers Following Coronavirus Situation Closely

DUBAI – Organizers of Dubai Expo 2020, which starts in October, are following the coronavirus outbreak closely, but are hopeful global efforts to manage the virus will succeed, an Expo 2020 spokesman said on Sunday. ‘The safety and well-being of everyone visiting Expo 2020 Dubai is of paramount importance to us, and we’re working closely … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Dubai Expo 2020 Organizers Following Coronavirus Situation Closely

SAUDI ARABIA | Saudi Youth To Volunteer At Expo 2020 Dubai

ABU DHABI | UAE - -  The Emirates Foundation and the Saudi Arabia Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to launch an integrated programme that provides volunteering opportunities for Saudi youth based in the UAE. In line with the youth capacity building of synergy, the volunteers will receive mentoring and … Continue reading SAUDI ARABIA | Saudi Youth To Volunteer At Expo 2020 Dubai

BUSINESS | L’Oréal Signs On As Latest Expo 2020 Partner

 PARIS | FRANCE - - L’Oréal can expect even more flair at Expo 2020 at the event names L’Oréal as its official beauty products and services partner. L’Oréal is removed the world over for its best-selling cosmetics and fragrances and the international talent it work with. Through immersive experiences, including beauty shows, dedicated salons, pop-up … Continue reading BUSINESS | L’Oréal Signs On As Latest Expo 2020 Partner

BREAKING NEWS | Hamdan Bin Mohammed And Mohammed Bin Salman Visit Headquarters Of Expo 2020 Dubai

DUBAI | UAE – Crown Prince of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, visited the headquarters of Expo 2020 Dubai. The mega event, which features the participation of 192 … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Hamdan Bin Mohammed And Mohammed Bin Salman Visit Headquarters Of Expo 2020 Dubai