Thursday 23 March 2017

Audemars Piguet to unveil lounge at Art Basel HK

Audemars Piguet has announced that Chilean designer Sebastian Errazuriz will create the Swiss watchmaker’s evolved lounge for Art Basel’s 2017 shows, which will display a new watch and savoir-faire exhibition to be unveiled at Art Basel in Hong Kong. Audemars Piguet i


Sedco Holding acquires 50pc stake in Al Yusr schools

Sedco Holding Group has announced the acquisition of 50 percent stake in the Jeddah-based Al Yusr International Schools (YIS). Sedco Holding Group CEO Anees Ahmad Moumina and YIS CEO Zamil Al Otaibi signed the partnership agreement at the group’s headquarters.


BTEA hosts gypsum design workshop

The Handicrafts Directorate at Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA), in line with its ongoing handicrafts training workshops, has launched a specialised gypsum design workshop.   The workshop aims to establish a sustainable workforce in the handicrafts industry which p


Fakhro Restaurants Company sponsors scholarship seat

Fakhro Restaurants Company, the sole franchisee of McDonald's in Bahrain, has signed an agreement with AlMabarrah AlKhalifia Foundation (MKF) to sponsor one of the scholarship seats of Rayaat Programme for the academic year 2017-2018 to 2021 -2022. Fakhro Restaurants Company


Etisalat Academy hosts seminar on Blockchain technology

Etisalat Academy, a leading single-source provider of training and development solutions in the Middle East, is currently organising a seminar and workshop on the latest ‘Blockchain’ technology in Dubai, UAE.   The event which opened today (March 21) will run unt


Dubai design institute names new president

Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) board of directors today announced the appointment of Dr Amina Al Rustamani, CEO - Tecom Group, as president of DIDI, the first private not-for-profit design university in the region. The university has been established under the pa


Tamkeen in deal to boost Bahraini youth skills

Tamkeen has signed an MoU with Bahrain-based Al Mabarrah Al Khalifia Foundation for a major programme aimed at enhancing the skills and capabilities of Bahraini youth through workshops and training. Rayaat Program was launched in line with the Al Mabarrah Al Khalifia Foundation&r


GCC hiring activity to pick up in H1

The hiring activity in the GCC region is expected to remain stable in the coming months but will gradually pick up as the services and healthcare sector increase their headcount in the first half of 2017, said a report. According to the data released by leading recruiter Naukrigulf, Ba


ThinkSmart, Polytechnic to create IT jobs for Bahrainis

ThinkSmart for Development and Training, a Microsoft Gold Learning Partner together with "Bahrain Polytechnic" launched a new project aims to certifying 1,500 Bahrainis over a period of three years in latest Microsoft Courses and making them equipped with Business Skills needed to be


HireRight appoints Mideast account director

HireRight, a leading global candidate due diligence company, has strengthened its business development team in the Middle East region, with the appointment of Carl Simington as account director. Simington joins the team from Hospitality People, where he managed the business to de

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