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Emirates SkyCargo notches new Dubai Hub Milestone - Dotemirates
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Emirates SkyCargo notches new Dubai Hub Milestone

DUBAI, 12th September, 2018 (WAM) -- Emirates SkyCargo has announced that it has transported the one millionth Unit Loading Device, ULD, through its bonded corridor trucking service connecting the Dubai International Airport, DXB, and the Dubai World Central, DWC. The trucking service allows for rapid connection of cargo between Emirates’ passenger and freighter aircraft. Emirates SkyCargo launched the trucking corridor in April 2014, when the air cargo carrier first commenced freighter flights from the DWC. A fleet of 49 trucks, including 12 refrigerated trucks for temperature-sensitive goods, links cargo between the two airports on a 24x7 basis. Watch the journey...


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Saudi National Day a celebration for GCC an Arab world: Hazza bin Zayed

ABU DHABI, 21st September, 2018 (WAM) -- The anniversary of the Saudi Arabia National Day is a dear occasion to all people in the GCC countries and the Arab world, said H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council. Sheikh Hazza congratulated the Saudi leadership on the 88th National Day anniversary and expressed best wishes to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister. "On this auspicious day, we celebrate with pride...
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Mubadala profit surges two-fold in H1 to Dh10.9B

Mubadala Investment Company of Abu Dhabi made a first half group profit of Dh10.9 billion, boosted by the sale of part of its stake in BP and the solid performance of other stocks in its portfolio. The strategic investment firm did not provide a comparative profit figure for the same period last year as Abu Dhabi Investment Council (ADIC) was merged with Mubadala in March this year. For the whole of 2017, the Abu Dhabi state fund, which was formed through the merger of Mubadala Development Company and International Petroleum Investment Company in 2017, reported total comprehensive income growth to...
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UAE Down syndrome centre to resume services on Sunday

Emirates Down Syndrome Association has announced the resumption of work and services provided to its members for the new academic year at the Development Centre for People with Down Syndrome. Registration for the new academic year 2018-2019 will take place at the association's headquarters in Al Qusais 1. The centre provides specialized, full-time basis early intervention classes for persons of determination, in addition to family counseling, occupational therapy, speech therapy, special education and behavior modification. Classes run from 7:30am to 3:30pm every Sunday to Thursday. Dr. Manal Jaroor, EDSA Chairperson, praised the support provided by the Easa Al Gurg Charity...

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Man resigns after 27 years from UAE job for not getting salary increase

Teachers in Ras Al Khaimah have resigned in protest after more than 25 years of service without a raise or a promotion. The Ministry of Education allegedly accepted the letters of resignation without an exit interview to discuss their cases nor taking into consideration the reasons behind them taking such drastic action, as per Al Khaleej report. One of the teachers, an Emirati who served for 27 years in the profession, graduated from UAE University in 1991. The ministry approved his resignation letter in less than ten days of his submitting it. He only received an email stating that his...
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Right school models will thrive: Expert

The region's school education sector opportunities are highly attractive and the right models will continue to thrive, an expert opined during an education forum held in Dubai. Ashwin Assomull, partner at L.E.K. Consulting's Global Education Practice, made the remark during the International and Private Schools Education Forum (IPSEF) that started on Friday. Over 100 educators, investors, professional advisors, government regulators and key suppliers participated in the three-day event. Ashwin addressed the recent negative chatter in the market and suggested that the best way forward is to focus on the data. "While a wider range of choices and access have increased...
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Co-education comes to help develop healthy gender ties

All government schools in the UAE are now teaching boys and girls side-by-side in Grade 1 (pupils aged five to six) from this academic year which began in September. The move was following a decision by the education authorities in the country. This major policy change from the Ministry of Education (MoE) will be upgraded to other grades in all public schools on a yearly basis. The new strategy will include Grade 2 next academic year and then continue until mixed classes are in operation up to Grade 4. Many private schools in the UAE have mixed classrooms but public...