Thailand and Middle East Jewelry Trade: Strengthening the Bond

Thai Trade Centre Dubai, under The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Thailand Ministry of Commerce in partner with The New Jewellery International Group hosted a webinar recently titled, Thailand and Middle East Jewelry Trade: Strengthening the Bond.

Moderated by Chandu Siroya, Vice Chairman of Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group and Managing Director of Siroya Jewels, the webinar featured keynote speakers from Thailand and the Middle East. Dubai Gold and Jewelry Group (DGJG) has long and cordial relationship with Thai jewelry industry and also continuously supports DITP in various activities over these years.

Panot Punyahotra, DITP Director of the Thai Trade Centre in Dubai, opened the webinar by commenting on the special relationship between Thailand and the UAE. The two countries are celebrating 45 years of diplomatic relations.

Punyahotra said, “The UAE is the number one trading partner with Thailand in MENA countries. Some 43 per cent of all jewelry

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Sex remains important to women through middle age, survey shows

It’s often thought that older women lose interest in sex, but many women continue to rate sex as important, a new study finds.

“In contrast to prior literature reporting that the importance of sex decreases as women move through midlife, we found that for a quarter of women, sex remains highly important to them throughout midlife,” said lead author Dr. Holly Thomas, an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.

More than 3,200 women took part in the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation.

For 45%, sex was important early in midlife and became less so over time, the study found. For 27%, sex remained important throughout midlife and for 28% sex was of low importance.

Black women were more likely to say sex was important throughout midlife, but Chinese and Japanese women were more likely to regard sex as not important or of less importance.

Women

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