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Labourers are expected to work long hours with little benefit or days off (File/AFP)
October 15, 2014 - 12:40 GMT
Hundreds of migrant workers in the UAE face dire conditions and are being denied days off and overtime benefits, according to an XPRESS investigation.

April 20, 2014

Singapore's education system is ranked second best in Asia (Shutterstock)
13:00 GMT

Singapore's National Institute of Education is set to train 3,000 Saudi school principals over the next few years.

The conference highlighted how technology can be used to improve an organization’s business models
07:30 GMT

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar co-hosted the fourth annual Undergraduate Conference in Information Systems.

The show also featured senior fashion design students – Jame’t Jackson, Joey Zuraf and Noela Tian – from the VCU Richmond campus as guest designers
07:00 GMT

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar Virginia presented its Fifteenth Annual Fashion Show, ‘Center Front’ to full houses on 15, 16 and 17 April, 2014.

QNL’s collection of globes, maps and documents relating to the archaeological site Al Zubarah were especially popular among the participants at this special event
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Qatar National Library (QNL) hosted a second successful Open Day for members of the public last Thursday to explore its magnificent Arab and Islamic Heritage Collection.

April 17, 2014

The young researchers were all Year 10 students and represented 14 schools, both independent and private, from throughout Qatar
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Twenty-six Qatar-based high school students recently completed the Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) Planet Georgetown week-long after-school research program.

April 16, 2014

In 2012, over 485 Pakistanis were deported from Oman for illegally entering the country (File/AFP)
11:27 GMT

The six-month ban on expat workers, which was due to expire as been extended according to a source at the Ministry of Manpower.

Dr. L Rafael Reif, President of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
10:39 GMT
(press release)

The most fundamental way for a nation to build its strength in innovation is to invest in its research universities.

Over 150 students from over 15 universities and 6 governorates comprised the final 20 teams participating at this year’s trade fair
07:00 GMT
(press release)

Injaz Egypt took part in the 8th annual Start Up Egypt competition, one of the largest entrepreneurial events in Egypt.

Dubai Public Library has always played an integral role in serving as creative spaces for the community, where intercultural dialogue and knowledge exchange are encouraged
06:30 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Public Library is reaching out to senior citizens with the Community Development Authority’s (CDA) ‘Thuker’ initiative.

April 15, 2014

Akhtaboot and Sayegh Group
11:23 GMT

Akhtaboot is proud to announce the launch of Sayegh Group’s Career Connect solution - “Powered by Akhtaboot”.

The conference included participants from 11 to 20 years of age who came from schools all over Egypt
11:15 GMT

Research Institute for a Sustainable Environment (RISE) at The American University in Cairo (AUC) educated youth on water management techniques and the major issues facing Egypt with regard to water shortage.

AACSB Accreditation, a hallmark of excellence in business education, has been earned by less than five percent of the world's business schools
10:44 GMT
(press release)

AACSB International announced on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 that the University of Dubai is one among 85 business schools which have extended their accreditation in business.

uawei is speaking to educators about how technology vendors can make a measureable impact to the availability and quality of education through the implementation of borderless classrooms and e-learning tools
09:22 GMT
(press release)

Huawei is showcasing the latest E-education technology solutions that can help institutions improve the standards of education.

The title of the show, ‘Strange Wonders’ is based on a direct quotation from one of the Qatar oil pioneers, Thamir Muftah, who spent his youth at sea with the pearl-fishing fleet before beginning work in Qatar’s oil industry in 1946
07:09 GMT

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar is pleased to present the Faculty Exhibition 2104 ‘Strange Wonders’ in collaboration with Msheireb Properties.

April 14, 2014

Qatar Foundation
06:45 GMT

Qatar Science Leadership Program (QSLP), attracted more than 115 students to an open information session, signifying their growing interest in scientific research.