ADEK OPENS APPLICATION FOR ABU DHABI SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DISTINGUISHED STUDENTS

فتح باب تقديم الطلبات لبرنامج بعثات أبوظبي للطلبة المتميزين

Application opens 21 March and closes 3 April for high-performing Emirati Grade 12 / Year 13 students and undergraduates aged 24 and under Students accepted at the world’s top 20 universities are eligible for a fast-track scholarship application process Outstanding Abu Dhabi scholars to receive end-to-end academic, career and personal development guidance in-line with the emirate’s future labor market needs  The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) announced opening application for the Abu Dhabi Scholarships for Distinguished Students – a premier program for Abu Dhabi’s outstanding Emirati students…

Saudi banks have thrived rather than survived ; a dynamic outlook for 2021

كي بي إم جي: توقعات باستمرار قوة أداء القطاع المصرفي

KPMG Report: Despite pandemic, Saudi banks have thrived rather than survived; a dynamic outlook for 2021  KPMG’s latest report on the financial sector, Banking Perspectives 2021, records the sector seen moving towards a better year. Backed by government reforms, halt in credit losses (ECL), stable liquidity, stronger CAR, and transformational changes, banks are heralding stable year, as compared to a shaky outlook in the corresponding period last year. KPMG reported that the 11 Tadawul-listed banks stayed resilient at the end of 31 December 2020 reflecting signs of recovery since uncertainties…

Lootah launches Real Share,

لوتاه لتطوير العقارات تطلق “ريل شير”

 a real-estate investment platform that allows ‘fractional ownership’ of properties for as low as AED5,000 Whilst real estate is a superior kind of investment because of its tangible asset, passive income stream, and the potential for substantial appreciation, a lot of people find it difficult to invest in the property market because of the substantial amount of money that they have to put down for a deposit. Real Share makes real estate investment accessible to all investors, especially first- and small-time investors who wish to earn from rental income remotely…

CHOOSE MALTA TAKE YOR WINTER TO THE NEXT LEVEL

الشتاء في مالطا

Comfortable temperatures, holiday season festivities, and fewer crowds make Malta more attractive in the winter. Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 13 December 2020 Malta has been a prime travel destination in the warmer times of the year. With its stunning coastlines and world-renowned Mediterranean dive sites, the island has become a go-to choice for adventurous travelers seeking sunshine, clear waters and bliss. However, as many might not know, Malta has much more to offer in winter as well, and some might argue that it is the island’s best season. During…

TASTE HISTORY MEETS THE STARS Malta’s Rich History and Gastronomy Combine for a Unique Dining Experience

TASTE HISTORY MEETS THE STARS

The Malta Tourism Authority in collaboration with Heritage Malta’s ‘Taste History’ project and the three Michelin-starred restaurants in Malta – UnderGrain, Noni and De Mondion – launched a year-long initiative called ‘Taste History Meets the Stars’. Through this collaboration, a number of dishes having a historical link to each of the restaurants or their location will be offered on the respective menu, along with an explanation of the story behind the particular dish. The recipes will change on a seasonal basis. The first three ‘historically sourced’ dishes are Papiri ‘Gentile…

UAE’s new life insurance regulations to increase policyholder number and help grow the Dh9.5 billion sector

UAE’s new life insurance regulations

Although the new life and family insurance regulations that came into effect on October 15, 2020, are more transparent and holds insurance brokers accountable, a drastic reduction in brokerage commission might force many life insurance agents out of work Gross total written life, group life, individual life and group credit life insurance premium in the UAE reached Dh9.51 billion in 2018; Gross written premium in the individual life insurance in the UAE crossed Dh7.52 billion in 2018; New regulations cut life insurance commission drastically, that will make selling life insurance…

Malta to take part in the 3D Virtual AVIAREPS Middle East Travel Caravan

مالطا تشارك في معرض آفياريبس الشرق الأوسط   الافتراضي

The Unique platform hosted by AVIAREPS, will allow MTA and its partners to virtually meet travel professionals and key players in the tourism industry. (Dubai, 20 October 2020):   In further attempts to strengthen its presence in the region, Malta Tourism Authority & Conventions Malta join a list of tourism stakeholders to take part in the 3D Virtual AVIAREPS Middle East Travel Caravan. The 3D Caravan will launch on the 21st of October for the markets of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar. Following that, another one will be held…

THE SOUND MAKER™ CELEBRATES A DISTINGUISHED MUSICAL LEGACY

THE SOUND MAKER™ يحتفل بتراث موسيقي مميّز

JAEGER-LECOULTRE PRESENTS LANDMARK TIMEPIECES FROM ITS HERITAGE COLLECTION For Jaeger-LeCoultre, chiming watches hold a special significance and over the past 150 years, they have had a major presence in the Maison’s portfolio of complicated timepieces. Since producing its first minute repeater in 1870, the Manufacture has developed more than 200 chiming watch calibres. It has mastered all forms of chiming mechanism, from relatively simple alarm calibres to the most complex of all – the grande sonnerie and Westminster chimes. The Manufacture’s constant quest to improve both timekeeping accuracy and sound…

Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge Celebrates

 Abu Dhabi’s Educators on World Teachers Day 2020 Abu Dhabi, UAE- 05 October 2020: The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has marked World Teachers Day 2020 by honoring the top trio of exceptional teachers for their dedication and contribution to the profession. Private schools throughout Abu Dhabi were invited to submit nominations for outstanding teachers, and the winners were surprised at their schools or virtually with student testimonials, a presentation of prizes, and a certificate of appreciation. Speaking about World Teachers Day, H.E. Sara Musallam said: “In…

OSN and Abu Dhabi Police join forces to fight piracy Piracy is costing the MENA region’s entertainment industry up to $750 million a year

OSN تتعاون مع شرطة أبوظبي للقضاء على القرصنة التلفزيونية

Abu Dhabi Police and OSN raid seized three violating shops in Electra Street In its continuous efforts to combat television piracy, OSN and Abu Dhabi Police joined forces earlier this month to raid three shops located in the main satellite market in Electra Street, Abu Dhabi. The raid resulted in the confiscation of 202 pirate devices, the arrest of three individuals and three shops sealed. The raid followed OSN using market intelligence which they shared with Abu Dhabi Police Economic Crimes Department before submitting an official complaint and supporting the…