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Dubai’s Emirates considers introducing augmented reality aboard

As part of its plans to further revolutionise its services, boost its competitiveness and survive the headwinds besetting the aviation industry, the Emirates Airlines is reportedly studying ways to equip staff with augmented reality glasses that display a passenger’s name and travel habits! “We could enhance customer service tremendously,” said Christopher Mueller, Emirates’ Chief Digital and Innovation Officer in statements …

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Silatech Signs New Agreements to Support Arab Youth

Her Highness chairs the first meeting of the new Board of Trustees chaired by Her Highness Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser Her Highness “Our commitment to youth continues to help them achieve their aspirations as we tackle the challenge of unemployment through innovative and effective solutions.” Doha, Qatar – Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Founder and Chairperson of Silatech, chaired …

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ICC-UAE Chapter supports private sector’s participation in global trade

Dubai, UAE: As part of its efforts to continue promoting the World Chambers Congress, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC–UAE) Chapter received Peter Mihok, Chairman, World Chambers Federation in Dubai recently. The courtesy meeting covering general topics and areas of partnership, contribution and support from ICC-UAE to WCF was attended by H.E. Humaid Mohamed Ben Salem, Chairman, ICC-UAE Chapter, in …

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Middlesex University Dubai partners with BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT – ME Section to develop tomorrow’s IT leaders

Middlesex University Dubai partners with BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT – Middle East section to champion the advancement of the IT sector in UAE. The MoU will provide the next generation of IT professionals with the skills and connections needed to succeed in the industry. Dubai, UAE: Middlesex University Dubai and BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT – Middle …

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Hamdan bin Mohammed approves organisational structure of Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government

Government of Dubai Media Office – 29 November 2016: Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has issued Executive Council Resolution No. 65 of 2016 approving the organisational structure of Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG). According to the Resolution, the Executive President of MBRSG is authorised …

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$5million prize open to anyone in the region to help re-shape global cooperation and tackle risks to humanity

US$5 million offered to entrants from the region and the world, for bold ideas to re-model global governance for 21st century Global Challenges Foundation hopes to stimulate urgent global debate about how the world community manages global risks – such climate change, violent conflict and extreme poverty Entries should look at ways to contribute to the re-shaping of global governance …

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Zayed University kicks off innovation week

Zayed University celebrates innovation week with an array of activities in Abu Dhabi and Dubai campuses As part of the UAE’s National Innovation Strategy launched in October last year by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Zayed University celebrated innovation week with an array of activities in …

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Sheraa collaborates with MENA’s top universities to form consortium of regional entrepreneurs

‘Shabakah: Unleashing Entrepreneurial Power’ will support new businesses in expanding their footprint in the region Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: Sheraa – a launch pad for aspiring young entrepreneurs in the United Arab Emirates – recently joined leading universities of the region in a bid to combine forces with their entrepreneurship programs. ‘Shabakah: Unleashing Entrepreneurial Power’ is a consortium created by …

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AAOIFI held a Workshop on accounting issues in Sukuk in collaboration with King Fahad University

In partnership with Center of Research Excellence for Islamic Banking & Finance in King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) held a specialized workshop to discuss accounting issues related to its prospective Shari’ah standard on Sukuk. The workshop was hosted by KFUPM on Wednesday …

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DP world carbon ambassadors breathe new life into containers converted into refugee classrooms

Encouraging innovation among emirati youth is part of DEWA’s major environmental initiatives. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and DP World, the global trade enabler, have completed the transformation of out-of-service shipping containers into classrooms for refugee camps, another successful initiative of the Carbon Ambassador Programme. The second edition of the Dubai Carbon Programme was organised once again in collaboration …

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