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Educating business minds

Educating business minds

  There are no age limits to learning, especially in business. Some of the brightest and longest-standing businessmen and women go to great lengths to increase their knowledge, especially in…

Celebrity chef fronts UAE healthy eating campaign

Celebrity chef fronts UAE healthy eating campaign

Michelin-starred chef Gary Rhodes is launching an initiative to promote healthy eating in schools in Dubai The Festival of Rhodes programme, which will be held at the beginning of June,…

Dubai school tells mothers to cover up on the school run

Dubai school tells mothers to cover up on the school run

    A Dubai school has issued a warning to mothers to respect the UAE’s dress code when dropping children off. Dubai newspaper 7Days reports that Raffles World Academy has…

Top performing Saudi teachers to be given luxury cars

Top performing Saudi teachers to be given luxury cars

Top teachers in Saudi Arabia will be given luxury cars, such as BMWs, and as much as SR120,000 ($32,000) in cash, the Ministry of Education has announced. All members of…

Is this the end of the Gulf’s Indian cash dash?

Is this the end of the Gulf’s Indian cash dash?

  Indian investors have always had a long-standing love affair with Dubai property. Earlier this year, figures from the Dubai Land Department showed that Indians were once again the top…

UAE desert booms again, but builders face cash crunch

UAE desert booms again, but builders face cash crunch

Look at computer models for the Venice-like Arabian Canal proposed for central Dubai, or the plans for the world’s biggest shopping mall, and it seems as if the collapse of…

Google executive sets records with leap from near-space

Google executive sets records with leap from near-space

As more people head into the stratosphere, the spacesuits could be adapted for emergency rescues or other scientific endeavors, officials said. In this photo provided by Paragon Space Development Corporation,…

Boycott products that involve children: Kailash Satyarthi

Boycott products that involve children: Kailash Satyarthi

Nobel laureate has been a front runner in pushing for laws against child labour and trafficking New Delhi: Kailash Satyarthi is a real life hero for thousands of young children,…

Dilma Rousseff wins Presidential re-election in Brazil

Dilma Rousseff wins Presidential re-election in Brazil

The vote split Latin America’s biggest country almost evenly in two along lines of both social class and geography. Neves prevailed in Brazil’s richer south, southeast and center-west, while Rousseff…

Emirates launches daily flights to Budapest

Emirates launches daily flights to Budapest

Passengers from Hungary will also benefit from visa-on-arrival in Dubai as business and trading interests in the Middle East, Asia and Australia continue to grow for the Central European nation.…