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16/07/2019

These UAE jobs are offering up to Dh20,000 salary

UAE employers are planning a net expansion in headcount during 2019, with an increasing share of the new jobs being filled by Asian professionals, citing the lower salary expectations of these candidates as the primary reason, says a new survey. (Check out the latest UAE jobs here) According to a report published in Khaleej Times on March 6, 2019, a survey by online recruitment firm GulfTalent revealed a 9 per cent growth in UAE's employment sector in 2019. This is based on the finding that 36 per cent of all surveyed companies plan to increase headcount this year, against 27...
16/07/2019

Power outage at Dubai airport leaves passengers sweating

Dubai International Airport's Terminal 3 experienced a 30-minute power disruption on Monday but there was no significant impact on airport operation The incident happened at 11:04am. A Dubai Airports (DXB) spokesperson told Khaleej Times that it was caused by a technical issue. "Dubai Airports can confirm that there was a power outage at Dubai International's Terminal 3 at 11:04am due to a technical issue. Power was restored within 30 minutes of the outage with minimal impact on operations," said the DXB spokesperson. Some passengers, however, were left sweating out after some air conditioning units shutdown, a Filipino staff at Terminal...
16/07/2019

Women seek clarity on new sponsorship rule in UAE

Some female residents who are planning to sponsor their husbands have expressed confusion following the federal government's announcement on Sunday that salary and not job title will be used as the basis for residence visa applications. They said Amer centres seem unaware of the new rule. Speaking to Khaleej Times on Monday, Indian expat Nitasha PK said she was initially elated after reading the report that any "UAE resident, male or female, can sponsor family members (spouse, under-18 sons and unmarried daughters), provided he/she earns a monthly salary of Dh4,000 or at least Dh3,000 plus accommodation from the company". The...

16/07/2019

Video: New UAE driving licence system tested on Dubai roads

Taking driving licence examinations will now become more transparent and automated following the successful test run of 'Smart Track' system for testing applicants of driving licenses, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced on Monday. 'Smart Track' system is an integration of other systems, including the smart yard test to measure the parking abilities of an examinee, as well the centralised training systems. According to Abdullah Al Ali, CEO of RTA's Licensing Agency: "The use of advanced technologies in the smart testing system, such as the facial recognition, is not restricted to examinees only, but also includes examiners, thus marks...
16/07/2019

UAE's Dh2.5 trillion sovereign wealth fund is hiring; here are the vacancies

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (Adia), the UAE's largest sovereign wealth fund with $700 billion (Dh2.57 trillion) assets, is recruiting for a number of positions as it plans to increase active investments in fixed-income in the coming years. (Looking for other jobs? Search here)"During 2019, as part of its transition towards increased active management, the Fixed Income & Treasury Department plans to add a number of new positions, mostly within investment and research-focused roles," the sovereign wealth said in its 2018 annual report.Adia has been increasingly focusing on managing funds internally as 55 per cent of its portfolio is now managed...
15/07/2019

UAE's Dh2.5 trillion sovereign wealth fund is hiring; here are the vacancies

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (Adia), the UAE's largest sovereign wealth fund with $700 billion (Dh2.57 trillion) assets, is recruiting for a number of positions as it plans to increase active investments in fixed-income in the coming years. (Looking for other jobs? Search here)"During 2019, as part of its transition towards increased active management, the Fixed Income & Treasury Department plans to add a number of new positions, mostly within investment and research-focused roles," the sovereign wealth said in its 2018 annual report.Adia has been increasingly focusing on managing funds internally as 55 per cent of its portfolio is now managed...

15/07/2019

Video: Sheikh Mohammed spends birthday with grandkids

To celebrate his 70th birthday, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai spent his time relaxing with his family. In a video shared by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai on social media, the Dubai Ruler can be seen flocked by his grandchildren as he exits a car. Sheikh Mohammed lovingly interacts with them - exchanging greetings and conversing with his grandkids. #Family ?? pic.twitter.com/jabuoM3kDH - Hamdan bin Mohammed (@HamdanMohammed) July 15, 2019 The video then segues to a moment when Sheikh...
15/07/2019

Video: What UAE's first astronaut will bring during his mission

UAE's first astronaut Hazza Al Mansoori plans on taking a few personal items to the International Space Station: a family photo and a photograph of UAE's late founder, Sheikh Zayed, meeting three American astronauts in 1976. The photo of Sheikh Zayed is what inspired Al Mansoori to reach for great heights and explore beyond Earth. The first Emirati astronaut was speaking at a press conference in Houston, along with his crewmates Jessica Meir and Oleg Skripochka. UAE's first astronaut speaks about his upcoming September 25 launch in Houston, along with his crew mates Jessica Meir and Oleg Skripochka. (KT Video:...
15/07/2019

No July salary for teachers of UAE school embroiled in legal dispute

An Indian curriculum school in Fujairah is battling a legal dispute with its landlord and, this summer, teachers may have to bear the brunt. Last week, they were advised that the school would not be able to pay their July salaries "at the current time". Teachers at the GEMS Our Own English High School (OOEHS) in Fujairah told Khaleej Times on the condition of anonymity that they didn't know anything about the issue until they received a notice that they may not be able to get their pay for the month. "We were not even aware that there has been...

15/07/2019

UAE gifts amusement park to children of Senegal

DAKAR, 15th July, 2019 (WAM) -- The UAE Embassy in Senegal launched an amusement park gifted by the UAE to the children of Senegal. Mohammed Ali bin Ailan, Charge d’Affaires at the UAE Embassy in Senegal, supervised the park’s inauguration, accompanied by Mohammed Musbah Al Shamsi, Representative of the Visa Centre. The ceremony was also attended by Jermaine Coli, Advisor to the Senegalese Minister of Culture and Media, as well as the Chairman of the Municipality, the Director-General of the African Renaissance Monument, and several local officials. In his speech, Coli expressed the gratitude of the Senegalese Government for the...
15/07/2019

Video: New UAE driving licence system tested on Dubai roads

Taking driving licence examinations will now become more transparent and automated following the successful test run of 'Smart Track' system for testing applicants of driving licenses, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced on Monday. 'Smart Track' system is an integration of other systems, including the smart yard test to measure the parking abilities of an examinee, as well the centralised training systems. According to Abdullah Al Ali, CEO of RTA's Licensing Agency: "The use of advanced technologies in the smart testing system, such as the facial recognition, is not restricted to examinees only, but also includes examiners, thus marks...
15/07/2019

‘Comprehensive Medical Examination Centre’ launched in Ajman

AJMAN, 15th July, 2019 (WAM) -- Sheikh Khalifa Medical City in Ajman has launched the "Comprehensive Medical Examination Centre", called "Laiq". The centre will provide the required services for obtaining residency permits at half the usual timeframe by cooperating with the Ministry of Health and Prevention, the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, ICA, General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs, GDRFA, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, the Ministry of Finance, and relevant private companies. The centre is electronically linked with ICA and GDRFA, which will improve accuracy and speed. Dr. Noura Al Shamri, Director of Medical Services at Laiq, said...