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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 23, 2014

The five-minute film featured Mahmoud Ghasemi, Gholam Ahmed, and Mohamed Abdolrahim, three Iranian men who arrived in Qatar as teenagers in the 60s, working as hotel porters and Kandaris (water carriers)
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Amal Al-Muftah’s Al-Hammali, was winner of the THIMUN Qatar Northwestern Film Festival’s award for Best Picture, taking home a check for 10,000 riyals.

April 22, 2014

Careers UAE 2014 will also offer a range of training and education programs (File/AFP)
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The three-day Careers UAE 2014 fair will secure hundreds of private and public sector jobs with over 160 companies participating in the event.

April 21, 2014

The graduate student and faculty visit aimed to cultivate a deeper understanding of Doha’s extraordinary urban environment within the scale and scope of the architectural expansion underway at Qatar Foundation
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Qatar Foundation hosted a delegation from Columbia University in the City of New York for an overview of the unique architecture and interior design within Education City in Qatar.

Dr. Ayoub Kazim, Managing Director of Dubai International Academic City and Dubai Knowledge Village
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(press release)

Dubai’s construction and real estate sectors are facing a combined manpower shortfall of up to 500,000 heading into 2015.

The seminar will take place at the University’s Middle East Centre from 22nd and 24th April 2014
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The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics is preparing to host a highly specialised three-day ‘Education and Ethics’ seminar.

April 20, 2014

Singapore's education system is ranked second best in Asia (Shutterstock)
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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
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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
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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)
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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
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(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
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(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
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Akhtaboot is proud to announce the launch of Sayegh Group’s Career Connect solution - “Powered by Akhtaboot”.