Monday 17 June 2019

Arada partners with Sabis to set up new school in Sharjah

UAE's newest developer Arada has announced a partnership with Sabis, the global education network and schools provider that operates the International School of Choueifat (ISC) institutions in the Middle East, which will see the opening of a new K-12 international school in Sharjah.


Sheikh Mohammed enacts new DIFC employment law

In his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, has issued a new Employment Law for the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). The newly-enacted Law No. 02 of 2019 compliments the DIFC&rsqu


RIT Dubai partners with IBM to offer data, analytics skills

Rochester Institute of Technology Dubai (RIT Dubai), a global American University in Dubai, UAE, has collaborated with IBM to equip its students with future-ready skills in the fields of data science and analytics through the IBM Skills Academy programme. The IBM Skills Academy i


Alstom extends anti-bribery certification to MEA region

Global technology giant Alstom said it has obtained local certification for its countries of operation in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, following an audit campaign carried out from September to December 2018, at its sites in France, Turkey and Morocco. The audits, cond


Qatar’s HBKU expands academic offerings

Qatar-based Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a leading higher education institution, has expanded its academic offerings with the introduction of eight new academic programmes across six of its colleges. The programmes were recently presented at an official inauguration event


Sharjah Ruler allocates $150m to scientific research

Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah, and President of American University of Sharjah (AUS) has allocated Dh550 million ($150 million) for scientific research at AUS over the next five years. The announcement came during a speech deliv


Al Najah unit buys into Malaysia-based school

Horizon Education Asia Limited (HEAL), the Southeast Asian subsidiary of educational asset management company Al Najah Education, has announced its acquisition of a significant stake in Malaysia-based Regent International Schools. The deal is a significant coup for Al Najah Educa


UAE launches ‘One Million Jordanian Coders’ initiative

The UAE has launched the ‘One Million Jordanian Coders’ initiative in the Jordanian capital Amman, marking a step forward in the mutual commitment of the UAE and Jordan to promoting partnerships and knowledge sharing. The event was launched under the patronage and in


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