Monday 13 July 2020

Bahrain pension funds merged

Bahrain's His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa today issued a decree-Law merging the public sector retirement fund and the Social Insurance Fund into one fund.   The merged  Pension and Social Insurance Fund will be overseen by the Social Insurance


Dubai Culture launches Museum Summer Virtual Camp for youth

Dubai Culture and Arts Authority has announced the launch of the museums’ ‘Summer Virtual Camp’ programme for school students from July 12 to August 31.    The initiative aims to benefit the largest possible number of students through inte


Qatar Airways Cargo to ship 1m kilos for charities

Qatar Airways, the world’s largest cargo airline, is committed to helping people in need through its ‘1 Million Kilos’ campaign.    From July to the end of December, charities will be able to use the services of Qatar Airways Cargo to tran


Supporting SMEs top priority: UAE Minister

Supporting small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is a top priority in the UAE’s agenda for ensuring the growth of national economy in the future, said Dr Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, UAE Minister of State for Entrepreneurship and Small and Medium Enterprises.  


Bahrain offers salary help to firms hurt by Covid impact

Bahrain government will pay 50% of the salaries of insured Bahrainis in the most adversely affected enterprises in the private sector for a period of three months, starting from July 2020, Labour and Social Development Minister Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan has said.  


Kevin Hart, The Emirates launch new digital campaign

A new digital campaign challenges people from around the world to set out and make their wildest dreams come true. The Mars Shot with Kevin Hart follows on from his successful ‘Moon Shot’ campaign, but takes things a step further.   The Emirates has


Riyadh and Houston welcome innovative ideas

Adapting to a post-Covid-19 world, the second U20 meeting of 2020 re-iterated the role cities play as powerhouses of urban economies.   Virtually hosted by the cities of Riyadh and Houston this week, the U20 mayors’ representatives – known as Sherpas


UAE council assesses trends in food security

The UAE’s Emirates Food Security Council discussed the formation of key committees and the management of the country’s strategic stocks of food at its recently held third meeting. Chaired by Mariam Almheiri, Minister of State for Food and Water Security, the virtual e


XFX launches new Experience Zone for gamers in the UAE

XFX, a leading manufacturer and marketer of innovative IT Components specialising in Graphics solutions for the worldwide gaming technologies, has unveiled a “one of its kind” Experience Zone for gamers where the company will showcase the best of XFX AMD RADEON Technology availabl


Injaz Bahrain concludes 12th Young Entrepreneurs competition

Injaz Bahrain has successfully concluded this year’s version of its annual Young Entrepreneurs competition, which was held online for the first time ever.    The virtual competition witnessed 21 student companies from 13 high schools and 8 universitie

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