Sunday 4 December 2022

Rising inflation, falling wages threaten increased poverty: ILO

Rising inflation has caused a striking decline in real monthly wages in many countries , the International Labour Organization (ILO) said in a report, highlighting the urgent need for policies to prevent further poverty, inequality and social unrest.   Global mo


BNET celebrates Bahraini Women's Day in style

BNET, the national broadband network responsible for the design, construction and operation of fiber infrastructure. marked the Bahraini Women’s Day in style with a special event celebrating the achievements of its female employees.   In line with the fram


MFME announces Britus as exclusive education partner

The Annual Mentorship Forum Middle East (MFME) has announced Britus Education as the Forum’s “Exclusive Education Partner” for the upcoming third edition taking place on December 6, 2022 in Bahrain.   Britus Education is a K–12 education


APM Terminals Bahrain picked as a world-class training hub

APM Terminals Bahrain has been recognised as a world-class training hub for other APM Terminals global facilities for developing the technical skills of port operational staff in line with global guidelines and industry requirements.    With the maritime an


AACSB International announces retirement of Executive VP

AACSB International (AACSB) has announced that Tim Mescon, executive vice president and chief officer of Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, is retiring on December 31, 2022.   Mescon has been part of AACSB since January 2015, when he helped establish and open


EFG Hermes advises on $204m IPO of Dubai-based Taaleem

EFG Hermes, a leading investment bank franchise, said its Investment Banking division completed advisory on the $204 million initial public offering (IPO) of Dubai education provider Taaleem.    Taaleem has been listed on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM). T


Vatel Bahrain, Vida Beach Resort sign student training pact

Vatel Hospitality & Tourism Business School and Vida Beach Resort Marassi Al Bahrain have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to provide training opportunities for college students. Shaikh Khaled bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, General Director of Vatel Hospitality & Touri


Hotdesk eyes expansion into Saudi Arabia

Hotdesk, the global on-demand workspace booking platform, that provides instant access to co-working spaces at the click of a button, plans to expand into Saudi Arabia, following an outstanding year of growth.   Set up in Dubai, Hotdesk has already built a stron


Sophia Technologies wins Somnium Space Creators Fund

Sophia Technologies, an EdTech company dedicated to the development of immersive learning experiences, has been announced as one of the winners of the Somnium Space Creators Fund.    The Somnium Space Creators Fund has announced the selection of Sophia Meta


Saudi sports federation signs deal with Arab Open University

The Saudi Sports for All Federation (SFA) has signed a Memorandum of  Understanding (MoU) with the Arab Open University (AOU) in Riyadh to implement sports programmes and promote a sports culture in the kingdom.    The MoU will further see the two enti

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