Sony to launch dual rear cameras only at the right time

Gita Ghaemmaghami, Marketing Communication Manager Customer Unit Middle East and Africa holding the Xperia. Dubai: Sony on Wednesday launched its Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact smart phones in Dubai. The phones will be available next week and the XZ2 is priced at Dh2,899 and the XZ2 Compact at Dh2,599. …

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India Club Open badminton to have more categories

Dubai: India Club Open badminton tournament, UAE’s oldest badminton tournament, continues to expand even in it’s 41st edition. The next edition, commencing April 17 with the final scheduled for May 11, will see a rise in categories from 28 to 31. Last year, a record 632 entries were received and …

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Syrian author wins Shaikh Zayed Book Award

Awarding ceremony to be held on April 30 with cash rewards of Dh750,000 for winners Abu Dhabi: The Shaikh Zayed Book Award announced on Wednesday the winners for its 12th edition, with the awarding ceremony to take place on April 30. This year’s edition saw more than 700 submissions for …

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Arabs ‘must get Israel to listen’

Dubai: Arabs must unite and apply force to establish a viable Palestinian state, as Israel remains the main threat to the Arab world, speakers told the audience on the second day of the Arab Media Forum. Speaking at a session titled ‘Jerusalem at the heart of media,’ Tariq Al Momani, …

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Mohammad honours journalists, media outlets

Fourteen winners honoured with 17th edition of Arab Journalism Awards at close of AMF Dubai: Fourteen winners of the 17th edition of the Arab Journalism Award were honoured at a special ceremony held at the conclusion of the Arab Media Forum (AMF) 2018 on Wednesday. The winners included news organisations …

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Abu Dhabi courts act tough in labour cases

Fines up to Dh5 million imposed on employers; 22 cases of unpaid wages handled in 15 months Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi courts have taken stringent action against several employers in the emirate, who violated labour laws, court officials said here on Wednesday. In some cases, especially in cases of non-payment …

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