The Tejar Dubai entrepreneurship development programme, an initiative of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, recently launched its 26th commercial project, RUE 71, a French-inspired pâtisserie and tearoom located within Dubai’s City Walk 2 development. The café, which is the first commercial project to be launched this year by Tejar Dubai, offers healthy interpretations of delectable French desserts, as well as gourmet teas, coffees and juices, all served within an elegant and artistic space.
Healthcare providers registered with Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) can now operate in Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), after the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, between Dubai Healthcare City Authority (DHCA) and the DMCC. The agreement aims to define cooperation mechanisms between the two parties, said the DHCA, which is the governing body of the DHCC free zone.
Business conditions in the UAE’s non-oil private sector continued to improve in February, with a sharp and accelerated increase in inflows of new work underpinning a robust expansion of output. Strong demand conditions and a favourable economic environment encouraged companies to scale up purchasing activity and hire additional workers over the month. On the price front, average selling prices rose for the first time in almost one-and-a-half years as firms passed on to clients part of their additional cost burdens. The survey, sponsored by Emirates NBD and produced by IHS Markit, contains original data collected from a monthly survey of business conditions in the UAE non-oil private sector.
The Arab Hope Makers, an AED1 million unprecedented initiative, to recognise outstanding individuals and institutions in community service and humanitarian work, has received more than 20,000 entries from Arab countries just two days after its launch by Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The organisers at Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives expect to see an increase in entries before the 3rd April deadline for registration. The vice president invited outstanding individuals with an accomplished portfolio of philanthropic activities and community initiatives from the Arab region to take part in the initiative.
For the second consecutive year, Middle East Rail 2017 will feature an innovative career exploration zone for engineering graduates and students to gain first-hand insight into in-demand skills and current job openings in the region's railway transportation sector. In line with its commitment to support World Economic Forum’s Vision for Arab Employment Initiative to make 100,000 youths job-ready by 2017, Middle East Rail will bring together rail operators, government authorities and leading multinational rail suppliers to offer career guidance to young engineers as they progress along their career path in railway and mobility infrastructure sector.
Imdaad, the GCC’s leading integrated facilities (FM) company based in Dubai, stated that UAE talents have the strong potential to enjoy a lucrative career in the facilities management (FM) sector, if they are given proper knowledge and opportunity to better understand the sector and how it contributes to national development. The company notes that spreading further awareness and providing training for Nationals could help them secure a job in the FM sector, thereby creating a positive impact on the country’s Emiratization and economic diversification programs.
This year marks 40 years since Cathay Pacific began operating its first Dubai route from its hub in Hong Kong in 1977, marking its 20th destination and further bridging connectivity between the Middle East and South East Asia. The twice-weekly service marked the leading Asian airline’s second destination in the region. The first flight, serviced by a Boeing 707, launched within a year of Cathay Pacific adding its first Middle East route to Bahrain. Leaving Hong Kong on Wednesdays and Sundays, CX741 and CX740, initially flew via Bangkok and Bahrain.
OMNESmedia.com, a specialised platform that provides innovative digital solutions covering media sectors across the globe, has received more than 1,700 media people from different organisations across the GCC States since it was launched last January.
The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation, MBRF, a member of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum global initiatives, is holding the last workshop of the Nobel Museum 2017 at the Children’s City at Dubai Creek Park until March 5th, under the theme, "The Nobel Prize in Physics: Understanding Matter".