the professionals in the banking sector prefer to work from home EIBFS survey of 250 professionals in the UAE reveals satisfactory work-life balance

the professionals in the banking sector prefer to work from home

Survey was conducted as part of “Work-life Balance, Challenges and Opportunities” webinar 51% of the professionals in the banking sector prefer to work from home 42 per cent revealed they have a work-life balance Dubai-UAE: 29 May 2020– To address the ever-changing working landscape due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Women’s Committee set up by the Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS), a regional leader in banking and finance education and training, conducted an informative webinar titled, of “Work-life Balance, Challenges and Opportunities” with experts from the banking,…

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SBWC doubles membership rates in five years SBWC doubles membership rates in five years; promotes new ventures in technology sector

SBWC doubles membership rates in five years

As of April 2020, SBWC has 2,246 members 60 percent members are UAE nationals Businesswomen make up 46 percent of total membership; professionals comprise of 49 percent; and students account for 5 percent SBWC launches 5 virtual initiatives and 3 workshops during the #StayHome period since March 2020 Doubling its member base to 2,246 in just a span of five years, the Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC), an affiliate of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment, has charted an impressive story of development and growth, achieving major milestones in recent years. Staying…

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?Who will be the first-ever Emirates Loto jackpot winne Don’t miss the next live draw at 9:00PM on Saturday 30 May

?Who will be the first-ever Emirates Loto jackpot winne

Who will be the first-ever Emirates Loto jackpot winner and take home AED 50 million? 29 May 2020, Dubai: Emirates Loto, the region’s first, fatwa-approved, fully digital collectables scheme with optional free entry to a weekly draw still has a huge AED 50 million up for grabs for collectable buyers over the weekend, following six consecutive weeks of no jackpot winners to date. A not-to-be-missed opportunity for those feeling lucky, to win a life-changing amount of AED 50 million would be an incredible gift during these unprecedented times. Last weekend…

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Concluding concert of #letsmajaz’s special programme for Eid Al-Fitr More than a 110k fans view online Yara's live performance at Al Majaz Amphitheatre

Concluding concert of #letsmajaz’s special programme for Eid Al-Fitr

Clocks a massive 75,000 views on the destination’s Facebook account, 10,000 hits on Instagram and 26,000 on YouTube The special programme of #letsmajaz for Eid Al-Fitr celebration, which was held remotely at Al Majaz Amphitheatre, Sharjah’s world-class destination for prestigious cultural events and concerts, was an unprecedented success, with the concluding live concert by Lebanese pop star Yara yesterday (Wednesday) drawing a huge number of viewers online. The concert at which the Lebanese superstar enthralled her fans with a selection of her hits numbers, was broadcast live on Al Majaz…

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First Movie On Coronavirus By Indian Director 

أول فيلم في العالم عن فيروس كورونا

No one knows which country makes the first vaccine for Covid 19, but the world’s first movie on Coronavirus is already shot by an Indian director. While a large part of the world is in complete lockdown with no work in hand, RGV (Ram Gopal Varma), a popular Indian film maker has produced and directed the film with the title “Coronavirus”. He declared that the film was completely shot indoor. The trailer of the film, released a couple of days ago,  has reached the mobiles of not only the Indians…

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STAYCATION by M.O. AT MANDARIN ORIENTAL JUEMEIRA, DUBAI

باقة الإجازة الرائعة في ماندارين أورينتال جميرا، دبي

Guests can treat their loved ones to a long-awaited escape at Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai and take advantage of the exclusive Staycation by M.O. offer. Fans will make every moment count with an early check-in at 11am and a late check-out at 4pm. A welcome drink of their choice will be served in the comfort of their room as they take in stunning sea or skyline views. The next day, they can start their morning with a sumptuous breakfast in the relaxing surroundings of The Bay before they bask in…

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Ericsson’s USA 5G factory: staffed by professionals – trained by VR

Ericsson’s USA 5G factory: staffed by professionals – trained by VR

Ericsson’s USA 5G Smart Factory in Texas is one of the most advanced manufacturing complexes in the world. When it launched earlier this year its engineering professionals were trained with almost no face-to-face interaction. By utilizing the power of virtual reality (VR) in the months prior to opening, new Ericsson employees were able to learn directly from peers in the company’s Tallinn smart factory, 8,000 km away. Ericsson’s new USA 5G Smart Factory in Lewisville, Texas, began operations in early March this year, producing 5G base stations for the North…

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Tips for Keeping Your Smartphone Clean

إرشادات للحفاظ على نظافة وسلامة الهواتف الذكية

Just as thorough hand washing and other hygienic practices have become key aspects of our daily lives, keeping our smartphones clean should also form a key part of our self-sanitation routines given just how much we interact with our mobile devices. So, how exactly can you continue to use your smartphone and stay hygienic? Read on for some suggestions as to how you can effectively and safely clean your smartphone. Why Do You Need to Clean Your Smartphone? According to a study by global consultancy firm Deloitte, American users view…

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800Pizza’s Abu Dhabi branch is back and better than ever

800Pizza’s Abu Dhabi branch is back and better than ever

The home of Roman, thin, light and crispy pizza, re-opens in the capital this May 2020 Dubai, May 2020: Authentic Italian pizza restaurant, 800PIZZA, known for its thin, light and crispy pizzas, is delighted to announce their Abu Dhabi branch is back from  May 2020. With over 13 years in the industry and the continuous support from loyal customers, the brand has expanded throughout many key locations in Dubai and now excitingly re-opens the nation’s capital. Situated in Marina Square at Paragon Bay Mall, Al Reem Island, the new branch…

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Artisans & designers are embracing a new creative routine Artisans & designers are embracing a new creative routine to boost productivity and pursue new skills

Artisans & designers are embracing a new creative routine

After the temporary closure of Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council’s offices, artisans and employees are offered end-to-end support: tools & equipment and design instructions to work safely from home In a quiet corner of her home set in the picturesque city of Dibba Al-Hisn, around 130 kilometres from central Sharjah, 31-year-old Maryam Mohammed Ahmed Aldhaheri concentrates on her work, weaving spools of brightly coloured cotton threads, interspersing them with synthetic metallic threads in gleaming gold and silver. Her dexterous fingers tug at the colourful bobbins, going back and forth in rhythmic…

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Dubai Customs carries out auditing during remote working

Dubai Customs carries out auditing during remote working

Dubai – 28 May 2020: Quality Assurance Section at Dubai Customs successfully audited a number of departments during the remote working period following the international standards. Auditing covered the Corporate Social Responsibility standard ISO6000, the Development and Training Standard ISO10015, and the Innovation Management European Standard TS16555. “The successful auditing during this difficult time is the result of our commitment and sustainable efforts in assuring quality in every job we do,” said Samira Abdul Razzak, Senior Manager of Quality Assurance at Dubai Customs. “Thanks to the sophisticated technological infrastructure Dubai Customs…

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