Thursday 2 October 2014
 
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MBS Middle East director on Forbes power list

Randa Bessiso, founding director of Manchester Business School (MBS) Middle East Centre, has been recognised by Forbes Middle East for her work and has been ranked amongst the Forbes 2014 list of the ‘200 Most Powerful Arab Women’. Bessiso was ranked 49 in the Forbes

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Farnek sets new standard for cleaning quality

Farnek, UAE-based total facilities management company, has doubled the number of assessors accredited by the British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc), from four to eight. Furthermore, the additional training provided will also enable Farnek to upgrade its skill sets and it w

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Jobs growth declines to 1pc in Bahrain

Employment growth in Bahrain continued to decline in the second quarter of the year, according to new figures released by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA). Total employment growth dipped to just one per cent, the lowest it has been since it hit zero per cent in the f

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Abu Dhabi Science Festival in November

The award-winning Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF) is back for the fourth consecutive year with the promise of even more family-friendly fun to amaze and inspire young people across the UAE with the wonderful world of science.   The festival, organised by the Abu Dhabi Tech

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Rawabi, HRDF deal to develop career skills

The Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) of Saudi Arabia has signed a partnership agreement with Rawabi Holding, a Saudi Arabia-based industrial services establishment, to implement five intensive programmes designed to develop the skills of Saudi youth. The programmes will also inc

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Meetings ‘great way’ to make key decisions

Meetings are an effective use of time and a great way to make key decisions, according to the majority of employees in the region, a report said. About 80 per cent agree the meetings often have agendas distributed in advance and tend to start on scheduled time, added the ‘M

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Tamkeen shifts focus to high quality programmes

A new strategic focus will see Bahrain’s labour fund Tamkeen deliver support programmes driven by quality and not quantity, the authority's top official has said. Chairman and acting chief executive Shaikh Mohammed bin Essa Al Khalifa said the benchmark for success will

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Arab Open University's new campus opens

Arab Open University's new campus in A'Ali, Bahrain opened last night (September 28) under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad. The university was opened by His Majesty's personal representative Shaikh Abdulla bin Hamad Al Khalifa, in the presence of Prince Turki

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Emirates Women Police partners with UAE college

The Emirates Women Police Association has signed a MoU with the Emirates College of Technology to enhance co-operation in education, training, and consulting services. The agreement is also aimed at organising initiatives and conferences to promote the association’s service

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ICDL launches new initiative for teachers

ICDL Arabia has launched a new initiative specially designed for teachers in the region that will help empower them to adopt  modern teaching strategies using the information and communication technology (ICT) and cyber safety in the classroom. The governing body and certifi

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