Saturday 1 October 2016

DHA, RTA share experiences in legal affairs

Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority (RTA) and the Department of Legal Affairs at Dubai Health Authority (DHA) recently discussed the best practices in legal affairs. The delegation from the Department of Legal Affairs at RTA was received by the Director of the Department o


UAE plans new laws soon to regulate drones

The United Arab Emirates will finalise laws to more heavily regulate the sale of drones and their operations soon, aiming to minimise risks posed by unmanned aerial vehicles, an official at the aviation regulator said on Monday. Dubai International Airport was closed for more tha


Engineering, production jobs rise in UAE

Demand in sustainable energy and digital infrastructure projects have resulted in a two per cent rise in online recruitment in engineering and production professionals in August, compared to last year, says a report. According to the Monster Employment Index (MEI), engineering an


Libya PM calls for national reconciliation

Libya's prime minister called for a national reconciliation initiative to repair the divisions in a fragmented country reeling from the turbulence that has followed the fall of dictator Muammar Gaddafi. Fayez Seraj also told Reuters in an interview that the battle against Isl


Dubai Wholesale City eyes collaboration with food trade

Dubai Wholesale City has undertaken a series of opinion polls and discussions with food traders, importers and exporters with the aim to join forces in supporting the UAE food security. Headed by Abdulla Belhoul, chief executive officer of Dubai Wholesale City, the survey team co


Oman Air apologises for maps using 'Persian Gulf' label

State carrier Oman Air has apologised for inflight maps that labelled the Gulf - the waterway separating Iran from the Arabian Peninsula - as the "Persian Gulf," in a sign of the strains between Gulf Arab countries and regional rival Iran. The naming of the strategic oi


Hattar shot dead before trial over cartoon

A gunman shot dead Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar on Sunday outside the court where he was to stand trial on charges of contempt of religion after sharing on social media a caricature seen as insulting Islam, state news agency Petra said. It said the gunman was arrested at the sce


Al Tamimi hosts seminar on business at IBA summit

Al Tamimi & Company, a leading law firm in the Middle East, hosted a seminar with focus on doing business in the region in Washington, D.C., during the annual International Bar Association (IBA) Conference. The seminar, titled “Doing Business in the Middle East: Legal C


UK brand consultancy names new Mena advisor

Global brand consultancy Industry has appointed Abdullah J Wallace as the strategic advisor for the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region, based in Bahrain. Prior to this, Wallace was an advisor to the Bahrain Association of Banks (BAB) and started The Bahrain Banker, a quar


Bahrain forum focus on maritime security

Naval commanders from around the world will gather in Bahrain this week to discuss security at sea, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication To read further, please visit G

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