Friday 29 August 2014

Qapco welcomes its new scholarship students

Qatar Petrochemical Company (Qapco), one of the leading petrochemical powerhouses in the region and a pioneer in petrochemical production, recently held a ceremony in its Doha headquarters to welcome scholarship students to the company. Dr Mohammed Yousef Al Mulla, vice c


ICDL to crackdown on fake certificate racket

ICDL Arabia has warned that it will take tough and immediate legal actions against all those who illegally produce, sell and grant fake ICDL certificates. ICDL Arabia is the governing body and certification authority for the ICDL certificate program in Egypt, GCC states and Iraq.


Bahrain launches initiative to help young entrepreneurs

An initiative has been launched to help young Bahraini entrepreneurs turn their projects into successful businesses that will contribute to the national economy. The "Intilaqa" (Start Up) development initiative is the brainchild of the Nasser bin Hamad Foundation and ai


Qatar tops in human development index

Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Qatar were ranked in the very high’ category in the United Nations Human Development Index (UNHDI), said a leading expert. Karim Daoud, managing director of Pearson’s Middle East Hub, said the index measures a country’s level of human d


Hellofood offers scholarship

Leading global online food delivery marketplace ‘hellofood’ has launched a scholarship scheme to cultivate the spirit of leadership and entrepreneurship among Jordan’s university students. The hellofood Excellence Scholarship scheme will award one university stu


Dubai to host Arabia CSR Awards 2014

The Arabia CSR Network is organizing the Arabia CSR Awards Forum and Ceremony 2014 for the seventh consecutive year in Dubai. The Arabia CSR Awards is globally perceived as the most rigorous CSR and Sustainability award system and has received over 735 registered applications from 13 A


Skills training for youth at Bahrain’s summer camp

Leadership training, sign language courses, developing computers and designing fashion lines are just some of the activities offered at the country's biggest summer camp. More than 1,500 young Bahrainis, aged between nine and 25, are taking part in the Youth City 2030, which


Jordan power firm strikes deal with union

Amman-based Central Electricity Generating Company (CEGCO) has signed a collective labour agreement (CLA) with the Electricity Workers Union in Jordan, settling all their demands. As per the deal, CEGCO has agreed to grant all employees a JD25 raise over the basic salary as of 1


ME e-learning market revenue to top $560m

The e-learning market in the Middle East is set to see revenues rising to $560.7 million by 2016, said an industry expert, adding that the sector is prompting global education suppliers to raise their stakes in the region. “Education decision makers are now faced with offer


BenQ unveils interactive education projectors

Benq, a leading provider of digital lifestyle and global DLP education projector leader, has launched two new additions to its education projector line – the MX852UST and MW853UST. Infused with the company’s long-standing vision of future-proofing every classroom, the

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