Sunday 30 August 2015

Concern over attacks on Bahraini schools

Bahraini activists have expressed concern over a spate of attacks on schools shortly before the new academic term is set to start. It follows three incidents outside government schools in Muharraq in the space of a week, including the discovery of two suspicious objects placed near the Abdulr


Pearl, CPC unit to host women roundtable in Jeddah

Pearl Initiative, a leading independent private sector-led, not-for-profit organisation working across the Gulf Region to influence and improve corporate accountability and transparency, has partnered with Binaa Wa Amal, a division of Construction Products Holding Company (CPC), a leading Sau


UAE jobs market ‘drawing global interest’

UAE is currently witnessing an increase in demand for skilled talent, especially sales and engineering positions, said a top official, adding that prospective candidates are on a lookout for Dubai as a preferred place to work. “UAE economy is steadily accelerating. The gove


Sabic launches 'Back to School’ programme

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) has launched the 'Back to School' programme in various regions of the kingdom, coinciding with the new school year.   The programme is being conducted in partnership with the Ministry of Social Affairs and in co


GAA signs accord to offer aviation finance courses

Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with US-based International Aircraft Engine Association (IAEA) allowing the former to offer aviation finance and maintenance courses at its training facility in Bahrain. The courses are Aircraft Life Cycle Management for Inv

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