Wednesday 17 January 2018

Bloomberg, MiSK begin course for Saudi youth

MiSK Foundation, a leading talent developer in Saudi Arabia and Bloomberg, a global business and financial information and news leader have begun an intensive week-long financial journalism training programme in Dubai for Saudi students. The initiative aims to advance financial l


Innovation focus for Dubai conference

The importance of innovation as a pivotal tool for bringing about the changes required within the various sectors in the Arab world will be highlighted at the 11th edition of Innovation Arabia Conference & Exhibition, to be held in Dubai, in March. The event will take place f


Tamkeen awarded with ISO certification

Bahrain’s labour fund Tamkeen has been awarded with the latest ISO 9001: 2015 certification as a reward for its continuous efforts in developing quality standards in all its departments. Tamkeen is one of the first government organizations to obtain the latest version of th


250,000 vie for seats on Dubai’s coders initiative

The Dubai Future Foundation’s (DFF) “One Million Arab Coders” programme has witnessed an enormous turnout as more than 250,000 applicants stepped forward to compete for one of the 100,000 open seats on the programme’s first round. Launched by Sheikh Mohamm


University of Manchester hosts business classes in UAE

The University of Manchester will host a series of three business masterclasses and an information session on the range of part-time masters degrees available in the region for qualified working professionals, in the UAE in January. All the events will be led by a senior member o


SANS to host cyber security training in Dubai

SANS Institute, a top provider of cyber security training and certification, will host a cyber security training event in Dubai, UAE focusing on educating enterprises about prevention and mitigation of cyber attacks. SANS Dubai 2018, running from January 27 to February 1, will fe


GCC-backed firm becomes big UK student homes owner

International investment firm Arlington, which represents Saudi and Kuwaiti investors, has become the seventh largest owner of student accommodation units in the UK after acquiring the operating portfolio of Russell Group university accommodation provider Study Inn.  


UAE Space Agency launches iShuttle portal

The UAE Space Agency has launched a new online portal called iShuttle designed to engage with and drive interest in space among students, teachers and the wider public. The portal will also serve as a platform from which the Agency will engage with the public to crowd source crea


Lufthansa to hire 8,000 new employees in 2018

Deutsche Lufthansa AG will hire more than 8,000 new employees in 2018, the airline group said, noting that the majority of them will be flight attendants who will work for various Lufthansa Group airlines. Lufthansa, Germany's largest airline, will be hiring around 2,500 flig


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