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GCC women striving professionally but expect employment difficulties in 2016

In light of International Women’s Day on March 8th, Oxford Strategic Consulting is releasing key findings from its recent GCC Employment Reports 2016 to...

Dubai Ladies Club Celebrates International Women’s Day

To mark International Women's Day 2011, Dubai Ladies Club, a member of Dubai Women Establishment, was joined by the American Women's Association of Dubai...

Eid Al-Adha holiday for federal departments from November 15th

Eid Al-Adha holiday for federal ministries and departments is to start on Monday, November 15th (corresponding to Dhul Hijjah 9th) and ends on Thursday,...

Divorce is a brand-risky and expensive business

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes to divorce after five years of marriage When they first got together, Tom Cruise jumped on a couch, Katie Holmes...

Dubai Divorces Rise amongst Locals and Expats

Lifestyle change and higher paychecks is the reason why most expatriates arrive in Dubai, but these "benefits" can take a toll on married life,...

Community Development Authority organises discussion panel on community mental health

As part of various initiatives to achieve its strategic objectives for the social sector, the “Vulnerable Groups Department“ at the Community Development Authority (CDA)...

UAE grants 2-month amnesty to illegal foreign workers

A two-month amnesty was announced in the UAE, concerning all people who remain in the country without visas. Foreigners are given the generous opportunity to legitimize their documents or leave...

“Middle East Point of View”: Social progress challenges in MENA countries

The use of technology in the public sector, the increasing appetite for alternative investments, achieving capital efficiencies and cost savings in the workplace and...

Women on Top: Mia Sara, Kim Kardashian, Catherine Brosley, Penelope Cruz

Mia Sara, Kim Kardashian, Catherine Brosley, and Penelope Cruz – what do these women have in common? They may be of different age, background...

Breaking down the barriers of stereotyping

People of all backgrounds and cultures are susceptible to stereotyping individuals from other groups.

Community Development Authority launches various activities to mark International Day for...

The Community Development Authority (CDA) in Dubai has announced the roll-out of a special campaign entitled “My parents…My Blessing”. Organised to mark the International...

Distaste for Facebook friends behavior

Many people find some of their Facebook friends actually annoying. The daily deals...

UAE western expats think they are in the ideal place to...

78% of expats see the UAE as the ideal expatriate location 90% of expats are aware of tax implications when returning home 94% of expats put...

UAE ranked 30th globally in Human Development Index

The UAE has been ranked the thirtieth among 187 countries, according to the index of human development world report 2011 released by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

MENA Residents Happy with Their Personal Lives But Professionally Unsatisfied

Most of the people who live in MENA countries are satisfied with their personal life, found a new research. However, a big part of...

Dubai population tops two million

Dubai-based population increased by more than 22,000 people, according to official data. The emirate’s population totalled 2,000,113, according to the population clock of the...

British Expats Highly Satisfied with Life Standard in UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) provides many economic opportunities, offering career advancement and generous benefits packages in a destination with an extensive expat network....

Exclusive perfume produced in Dubai to commemorate UAE National Day

The Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment (formerly DSF Office) has rolled out an exclusive perfume to commemorate the 38th UAE National Day. Named December...