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MBRF extends application deadline for awards

The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) is extending the application deadline for the Mohammed Bin Rashid Knowledge Award 2017 (MBRKA) until the end of August. Held under the patronage of MBRF chairman HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the

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VFS-Oxademy launch AI-based online courses

VFS Edu Support Services, the education services arm of VFS Global, today announced a partnership with award-winning UK-based Edtech Oxademy Technologies and its subsidiary Oxademy Business School to form the new global digital learning platform VFS-Oxademy. VFS-Oxademy will offe

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Dubai Police to train staff at tech institute

Dubai Police has partnered with the Rochester Institute of Technology, Dubai campus (RIT-Dubai), a leading American University based in Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), towards boosting the knowledge and expertise of its police officers. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed

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Sharjah launches $40m road upgrade project

The Sharjah Urban Planning Council (SUPC), has launched the University City Road Enhancement Project at an estimated cost of Dh146 million ($39.7 million), in collaboration with the Sharjah Road and Transport Authority, a report said. The project will transform the land in front

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‘61pc of UAE’s online workforce on Bayt.com’

Sixty-one per cent of the online labour force in the UAE have an account on Bayt.com, a leading job site in the Middle East, according to the latest jobseeker tally from the company.  At the regional level, 43 per cent of the online labour force have an account on Bayt.com,

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Huawei initiative to train 17 Saudi students in China

Huawei Tech Investment Saudi Arabia has launched the third cycle of its global CSR programme, ‘Seeds for the Future’, which will send 17 ICT students from the kingdom to China on a training trip. The programme was arranged in collaboration with the Communications and

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50,000 students register for Worldskills Abu Dhabi

More than 50,000 students from around the UAE are set to be inspired by the incredible excitement of WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017, the world’s largest vocational skills competition. Organised by Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocation Training (ACTVET) and partnered by th

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Bahrain awards key school maintenance deals

Bahrain authorities have awarded maintenance contracts for two boys schools - Al Wadi Elementary School for Boys and Sheikh Abdulla bin Isa Industrial Secondary School in the kingdom. The scope of work includes civil, mechanical and electrical works in addition to internal and external painting

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Dubai issues record 10,455 commercial licences in H1

A record number of 10,455 commercial licences were issued in the first half of the year by the Business Registration and Licensing (BRL) unit of Dubai Economy, according to a report. At an average of 1,743 licences per month, these results underline the sustainable growth achieve

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DP World’s education programme win top award

Dubai-based global marine terminal operator DP World’s Global Education Programme has won Gold for ‘Best Evaluation’ at the UK’s Corporate Engagement Awards, recognising its measurement of the initiative to ensure maximum impact. Launched in 2016, the prog

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