Thursday, January 24, 2019

Education

Bahrain: School ‘Charges VAT For Services’ and Later Apologises

A private school in Bahrain allegedly charged VAT on some of their services, which put it under scrutiny from the public and the authorities.According...

Saudi Plans Its Own Space Agency; King’s Son Named As Chairman

Saudi Arabia has announced plans to set up its own space agency, with King Salman's son named as its chairman.As part of a series...

“Bahrain’s No Homework Rule Will Not Stick In UAE”

School children hoping for homework to be abolished in the UAE, as it will be in Bahrain next year, will be disappointed to learn...

Bahrain: Homework is banned; Students happy!

Education Minister Dr Majid Al Nuaimi has issued a decision approving the recommendation of the ministry’s development commissions to ban homework for students and...

Expats Seek Residence Permit Renewal For Dependents Above 25

SAUDI: Several expatriates have urged the General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) to allow them to renew the residence permits (iqamas) of their children above...

Two Saudi-Designed Satellites Launch Into Space

King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) in the Saudi capital Riyadh, announced the successful launch of the Saudi Sat 5A and the Saudi...

New Species Of Lobster Discovered In Omani Waters

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MoAF) has said that a new species of lobster Japanese blunthorn (Pallinustus waguensis)  has been found in the Sea of...

Saudi Women Take Driving Lessons From Expat Instructors

The absence of driving schools for women in some cities or the delay in setting a date for them to come for lessons obliged...

Bahrain: Arab Man Sentenced To 10 Years Jail For Certificate Forgery

An Arab national, who attempted to trap his wife in a forgery case, has been sentenced to ten years behind bars in absentia. He...

Dubai: Museum Of The Future Set To Open Next Year

Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) has announced the completion of the structure for the Museum of the Future, which aims to be an icon of...
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