Thursday 23 January 2020

Dubai to host world’s biggest humanitarian event

The UAE has announced that it will co-host the world’s biggest humanitarian event on September 26,  2020.    Dubai will host one of ten simultaneous live events organised by Global Citizen, the international organisation that aims to build a move


Sharjah government staff learn basics of design thinking

The UAE Innovation Month Committee in Sharjah, in cooperation with Sahab Smart Solutions, has organised a workshop entitled "Design Thinking" presented by Design Thinking Academy at the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre (Sheraa).   Sharjah government sta


Dominica opens new embassy in Abu Dhabi

Dominica's new embassy in Abu Dhabi was opened yesterday (Jan 22) by the country's Prime Minister Dr Roosevelt Skerrit, a Wam news agency report said.   The event was attended by Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, UAE Minister of Energy and Ind


Merger integrates Movement Strategies with GHD Group

The UK-based people movement and analytics business Movement Strategies has joined forces with global consultancy, GHD Group.   The merger will enhance GHD Group’s consulting, technical, data and digital solutions, and add sports and events sectors experti


Saudi expats urged to register on e-platform

The Saudi General Directorate of Passports has called on all expatriates in the kingdom who do not have accounts in the electronic services platform "Absher" to register on the platform.   The purpose of registering in Absher platform is to be informed


Xylem helps swift pump out of rainwater in UAE

The unprecedented rainwater flooding witnessed by the UAE recently was swiftly managed by the local authorities with support from Xylem, a leading global water technology company, supporting them with the world’s most advanced water dispersal solution.   A


The Selfie Kingdom opens in Dubai

The Selfie Kingdom (TSK), Dubai’s first-ever dedicated selfie museum, opens its doors for photo/selfie enthusiasts of all ages. Close to the Expo 2020 site, TSK is an interactive space that aims to inspire creativity, art, design and promote digital content.


Dubai firms partner with DMCC to boost sustainability

DMCC – the world’s flagship free zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise – has announced an up to 30 per cent discount rate on license fees for companies with membership of the United Nations Global Compact (UN Global Compact), the world&rs


New salary scheme for Dubai govt staff

A new salary scheme for employees of the Government of Dubai, which envisages an average salary increase of ten percent,  has been approved.   The new scheme, effective from 1st January 2020, is aligned with Dubai’s strategy to develop the government&


Fahd Al-Rasheed named President of Royal Commission for Riyadh

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has appointed Fahd Abdulmohsan Al-Rasheed as President of the Royal Commission for Riyadh City (RCRC), following his appointment in 2018 as Advisor at the Royal Court.   Al-Rasheed’s career has featur

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