Category Archives: Education

More than 70% occupancy of Sharjah National Hotels Company during 2017

SHARJAH — Sharjah National Hotels Company, a subsidiary of Sharjah Islamic Bank (SIB), recorded a strong performance during the first half of this year, confirming the emirate’s position as a preferred destination for families.

The company reported an average of …

UAE Ambassador attends final session of Arab Reading Challenge in Khartoum

KHARTOUM — Hamad Al Junaibi, UAE Ambassador to Sudan, has attended the closing ceremony of the Arab Reading Challenge, a competition launched by Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to …

UAE Press: Countries should ensure safe drinking water for all

ABU DHABI — Safe water and proper sanitation facilities are basic human needs and it is appalling to note that billions of people around the world still do not have proper access to both, said an editorial comment in the …

Int’l Press: Italian police seize more than 90,000 eggs contaminated with fipronil

ROME — More than 90,000 eggs contaminated by the insecticide fipronil have been requisitioned by police in Italy, reported Deutsche Presse-Agentur, dpa.

Some 6,000 eggs were found at a producer near Ancona, on the Adriatic coast, while 85,000, including 32,000 …

Bahrain to host 1st Energy Investment Forum

MANAMA — The Kingdom of Bahrain has announced that its first Energy Investment Forum is set to be held in September alongside the STEEB 2017 exhibition at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre.

Bahrain News Agency quoted the Minister …

Abu Dhabi’s DED honours 40 students of summer training programme

ABU DHABI — The Department of Economic Development, DED, in Abu Dhabi has honoured 40 students enrolled in the Summer Training Programme in its various sectors, departments, centres and offices.

The programme was aimed to equip the students with the …