Wednesday 29 July 2015

Emirati women ‘more likely to work in banking’

Emirati women are more likely than their male counterparts to consider a position in banking and finance (29 per cent versus 11 per cent), found a major survey on Emiratisation. The ‘Emirati Employment Report’, by Oxford Strategic Consulting, also found that Emirati m


Training plan for new Bahraini medics to be launched

More than 150 newly graduated doctors could soon practise medicine following a government decision to open training for Bahraini medics. The training programme, which will start on October 1, will replace the existing system of graduates waiting, sometimes for years, for the Heal


Integrated manpower register to be set up in Oman

Singapore-based CrimsonLogic, a provider of e-government solutions and services, has won a deal for the design and implementation of a National Integrated Manpower Register (NIMR) project in Oman, according to a report. It was awarded by Oman’s Public Authority for Manpower


Bahrain-based young debaters set out for global contest

A team of five young Bahrain-based debaters left for the annual World Schools Debating Championships (WSDC) in Singapore yesterday (July 27). The St Christopher’s School students are believed to be the first team from Bahrain to ever compete at the tournament, which this ye


Illegal nurseries shut down in Bahrain

Three nurseries in Bahrain have been closed down for operating without a licence. Owners of Al Alem Al Sagheer Kindergarten in Manama, Al Seef Kindergarten in Duraz and Al Masahel Kindergarten in Meqsha were yesterday (July 27) referred to the Public Prosecution for legal action,


Viva Kuwait opens ‘The Viva Coded Academy’

Viva, a leading telecom operator in Kuwait, has opened ‘The Viva Coded Academy’, in co-operation with ‘Coding Campus’ - a renowned coding schools in the US. ‘The Viva Coded Academy’ will be the first coding school of its kind in Kuwait and the


Samsung launches ‘Smart Discovery Lab’ in Jordan

Samsung Electronics Levant has launched the ‘Smart Discovery Lab’ in co-operation with the Haya Cultural Centre (HCC). The establishment of the lab stems from Samsung’s firm belief in the importance of education and the role of technology companies in integratin


Bahrain police camp to benefit 1,000 youth

More than 1,000 Bahraini students are set to benefit from a summer camp organised by the Royal Academy of Police (RAP) that starts today (July 26). Now in its seventh year, the camp is being backed financially by Tamkeen, which supports the programme to the tune of BD194,000 ($51


Scholarship bias claim dismissed in Bahrain

Bahrain’s Education Ministry officials have hit back at claims that scholarship candidates were excluded from consideration based on their sect. In recent days, dozens of complaints about the issue have flooded social media network Twitter under the hashtag ‘scholarsh


Temporary staffing demand to grow 30pc this summer

UAE is currently witnessing an increase in demand for skilled talent, propelled by the summer season in the UAE and the demand is set to grow by about 30 per cent as compared to last year, according to Dulsco. The regional leader in human resource and waste management solutions s

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