Friday 18 January 2019

Tecom elevates three Emirati women to leadership roles

Tecom Group, a member of Dubai Holding, an investment conglomerate with operations in 12 countries employing over 20,000 people, has announced the appointment of three Emirati females from within the organisation to the leadership roles.   The changes reflect Dubai Holding&r


AstraZeneca 'best place to work in Lebanon'

AstraZeneca, a multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company, topped the list of the best places to work in Lebanon for 2018, according to the annual Workplace program driven by the global research firm BPTW in partnership with Best Companies Group US. Best Places to


Aurak, Huawei partner for ICT technologies

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (Aurak) and Huawei Tec have signed an agreement to collaborate in utilizing training programs to transfer ICT technologies to Aurak via the Huawei ICT Academy. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by Aurak president, Professor


University of Bahrain to issue digital diplomas

The University of Bahrain (UOB) it will become one of the first universities globally to issue digital diplomas anchored to the blockchain using the Blockcerts open standard, in partnership with Learning Machine. The University of Bahrain (UOB) it will become one of the first uni


Sharjah opens new tower in Al Qasimia University

Sharjah authorities have announced the launch of the Waqf Tower at the Al Qasimia University, which boasts 31 residential floors, with 186 apartments and four shops, spread over an area of 40,568 sq m.   The tower is situated in the Al Taawun area, next to the A


Former BIBF head named Abu Dhabi academy's first dean

The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG) has appointed Solveig Andres Nicklos, the former director of Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) as the first Dean of the academy. Nicklos joins ADSG from Columbia University in New York. ADSG is a government entity that is re


Mena women seek jobs ‘for financial independence’

Financial independence (57 per cent) is a key reason women enter the workforce in the Middle East, according to a new survey conducted by, a leading job site in the Middle East and YouGov, a global online market research company. Forty-eight per cent of female respondent


NGN set to provide VR training for Bahraini students

NGN International, a full-fledged systems integrator and IT consultant, said it has launched a new scheme aimed at training Bahraini graduates in the field of virtual reality. The programme, which is a first-of-its-kind in the kingdom, is being financed by the kingdom's labou


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