Tuesday 7 July 2020

52% of the UAE workforce anxious about returning to work

Over half of the workforce (52%) are nervous to go back to work and be in close proximity with others, as the lockdown restrictions continue to loosen, a study in the UAE has found.    SmartCitti who is responsible for the app that helps people navigate the


Dubai College of Tourism offers students virtual internships

Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), an institution established by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), is adapting to the changing global realities by providing a range of innovative virtual internships to students who have just finished their academic year.


Dubai RTA backs key initiative of Rashid Knowledge Foundation

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has joined the ‘Invest in Knowledge’ initiative rolled out by the Mohammed bin Rashid Knowledge Foundation.   RTA’s participation in the inititaive is part of its support to the Mohammed bin Ras


Abu Dhabi University’s new Al Ain campus 90pc complete

Abu Dhabi University (ADU) said construction work on its new campus coming up in Al Ain is now 90 per cent complete and is due for delivery by the third quarter of 2020.   Set in Al Ain’s Asharej district, the new campus meets One-Pearl Estidama requiremen


Loyalty to job not linked to pay, say UAE employees

Thirty per cent of UAE professionals responding to a survey said that their loyalty to their company was not linked to the salary they receive, said Bayt.com, a leading job site in the Middle East, in a new report. However, another 30% regard their loyalty is linked to the salary


GMU strengthens its academic health system

Gulf Medical University (GMU), Ajman, the leading medical university in the Middle East region has signed an agreement with the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group.    The agreement aims to apply, implement and follow the international standards of academi


Injaz Bahrain to host annual Young Entrepreneur Competition virtually

Injaz Bahrain, a leading non-profit organisation focusing on youth economic empowerment, announced that its annual Young Entrepreneurs Competition will be held online for the first time in its history.    Held on July 6 and 7 via the popular video conferenc


Microsoft to help 25m acquire skills fit for Covid-19 economy

Microsoft Corporation on Tuesday announced a new global skills initiative aimed at bringing more digital skills to 25 million people worldwide by the end of the year.   The announcement comes in response to the global economic crisis caused by the Covid-19 pande


Summer outdoor work ban kicks off in Bahrain

A ban on afternoon work in open spaces throughout Bahrain begins today (July 1), reported BNA, citing the Ministry of Labor and Social Development.   The annual ban prohibits work from noon until 4 pm throughout July and August.  


Aries Homeplex turns over a new leaf

In view of Covid-19, Aries Group has come with a solution to fulfil people’s educational and entertainment needs from home.    E-learning has taken an unexpected leap since lockdown. But the change is only for the best as children are exposed to much

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