Vocational skills can take you to places

Abu Dhabi: Come October, and a female Emirati graduate will showcase ... or even explore entrepreneurial opportunities related to their vocations,” Al Marzouqi told Gulf News. He was speaking in the run-up to the World Skills 2017, a biennial competition ... ( read original story ...)

UAE’s 18 listed banks post $5bn in H1 net profit

The aggregate net profit of 18 listed banks on Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange and Dubai Financial Market ... reported Wam, the Emirates official news agency. In the meantime, profits of six banks listed at the DFM amounted to Dh7.83 billion during H1 ... ( read original story ...)

Etihad reports $1.87bn loss on Airberlin, Alitalia impairments

The Abu Dhabi-based carrier said it took total impairments of $1.9 ... not disclose its net position including profits/losses from investments,” he told Arab News. Etihad last week sold its minority stake in Darwin Airline, representing the first ... ( read original story ...)

Bank of Sharjah reports Dh152m first half net profit

Dubai: Bank of Sharjah has reported a net profit of Dh152 million for the first half of 2017, down 13.6 per cent compared to Dh176 million for the same period of 2016. “Net profit was affected mainly by a marginal increase in cost of funds, and equity ... ( read original story ...)

July, 2017 Breaks Records in Off-plan Sales

As Dubai Chronicle predicted by the end of 2016, real estate investors behavior proved so far that 2017 is the “Year of Investment.” Buying properties off-plan is not cheaper, but it is much easier than buying ready homes from the secondary market and ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah launches Child Safety Campaign for summer

Sharjah: This summer, your children may go all out with their activities but don’t compromise on their safety. The hot summer environment, increased risk of accidents, and other factors in the outside world need to be tackled with caution to ensure all ... ( read original story ...)

Bank of Sharjah : posts AED 152m in H1

Mubasher: Bank of Sharjah (BOS) posted a decline in its profits by 13.6% year-on-year in its profits during the first half of 2017, according to a bourse statement. Profits amounted to AED 152 million ($41.3 million) in H1-17, compared to AED 176 million ... ( read original story ...)

Bank of Sharjah : posts AED152 million in net profit for H1 2017

SHARJAH, 27th July, 2017 (WAM) -- Net profits of AED152 million for H1, 2017, were declared by the Bank of Sharjah against AED176 million for the same period last year, bringing earnings per share for the same period down by 14% to 7.0 fils from 8.1 fils ... ( read original story ...)

Indian expat’s mother dies on hearing news of his death

Sharjah: Tragedy has struck the family of an Indian expat, who died a day before returning home for good earlier this week, again. His ailing mother in India also passed away after hearing the news of her son’s death, a relative told Gulf News on Wednesday. ( read original story ...)