Sharjah wonder girl Sitara sets another record

Sharjah: Record-setting Sharjah girl Sitara Brooj Akbar now has another feather in her cap, becoming the youngest Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) at the age of 17. The Pakistani teen had stepped into the limelight as an 11-year-old when ... ( read original story ...)

HFTP and Naseba Announce HITEC Dubai 2017 Advisory Council

... Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®), the world's largest hospitality technology conference brand, will be coming to Dubai, UAE on November 14-15, 2017 at the Conrad Dubai. Produced in partnership by Hospitality Financial and ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Customs clears 12m passengers in six months

Dubai: Millions of travellers are benefiting from streamlined customs services at Dubai International Airport, officials said on Wednesday. Newly compiled statistics recorded by Dubai Customs Passenger Operations Department at Dubai International Airport ... ( read original story ...)

Aster DM re-files IPO papers, cuts offer size

According to the new DRHP, available on the websites of the investment banks to the IPO, the firm is looking to raise around ... across all the Gulf Cooperation Council states of United Arab Emirates, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain, as ... ( read original story ...)

UAE, Bahrain airspace ‘not open to Qatar aircraft’

Dubai: The UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has denied the news of opening its airspace to Qatar-registered aircraft. The GCAA on Wednesday clarified that it allowed Qatar aircraft to use the airspace located above the international waters ... ( read original story ...)

Major mismatch between IT talent, job market demand in GCC

Dubai: Techies graduating out of universities from the Gulf are likely to find it tough to get jobs as there are no engineering facilities for most American technology companies operating in the region. Technology is a vital part of every industry today ... ( read original story ...)

Arabian Gulf corals have ‘super genes’ to tolerate heat

Abu Dhabi: Research undertaken by scientists at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) will help provide new insight into how coral reefs around the world will be able to cope with climate change, the university announced on Thursday. Rising sea ... ( read original story ...)