Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Local News


Etihad Airways reassures passengers about US travel ban on devices

Etihad Airways is reassuring passengers that they will minimise disruptions following the introduction of a new US travel directive on electronic devices. Since Saturday, those travelling to America from the UAE have not been permitted to carry electronic devices larger than a smartphone or mobile into the aircraft cabin. The ...

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Entrepreneurship competition offers up to AED 1 million in prizes

Emirati entrepreneurs can compete to win AED 100,000 through a new competition by Dubai SME. The total prize money from the Mohammed Bin Rashid Fund for SME will be AED 1 million, with 10 winners awarded AED 100,000 each. The initiative, which aims to promote a culture of entrepreneurship, will ...

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UAE gender pay gap could close by 2066: Study

UAE women show a greater interest than men in aspiring to senior leadership positions, but are unlikely to reach pay parity until 2066 at the very earliest. Those are two of the findings from a survey by Accenture on gender equality in the Middle East. Researchers say women need to ...

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Dubai Municipality to develop mobility device for disabled

Dubai Municipality is planning to develop a personal mobility device for people with disabilities. They’ve taken a cue from Honda Motor Company, who presented its personal mobility device – UNI-CUB Beta – at a Dubai future accelerators event recently. The tool reportedly helps people with disability move around freely. This ...

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