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Dubai Internet City hosts live session on growing importance of VR in mental wellness

DUBAI, As the power of virtual reality (VR) to treat diseases and phobias such as Alzheimer’s and arachnophobia rises, mass adoption could drastically improve its therapeutic potential, experts revealed during Dubai Internet City’s Fireside Chat. The latest session comes after a wave of psychological research suggests VR has become key to diagnosing and treating medical […]

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Finance ministry launches digital system for revenue, public funds collection

DUBAI, The Ministry of Finance, MoF, has announced the launch of a digital system for the collection of revenue and public funds. This is in line with the Ministry’s efforts to adopt digital solutions and to develop processes to collect national debt in accordance with international best practices, said a MoF statement issued on Thursday. […]

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Health official calls on volunteers to participate in COVID-19 vaccine trials

ABU DHABI, The Chairman of Abu Dhabi’s Department of Health today called on more volunteers to take part in the COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials currently underway in Abu Dhabi. Abdullah bin Mohamed Al Hamed said in a statement on Thursday that by being a part of this clinical trial, volunteers will have the chance to […]


Productive families accomplish 300 projects in 2019

ABU DHABI, In recent years, projects related to productive families in the UAE have contributed to the economic development of an important segment of the community, who now play a major role in the country’s comprehensive development journey. In 2019, the number of productive families in all the emirates amounted to 300, as per statistics […]


Eid al-Adha holiday for private sector announced

ABU DHABI, The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation announced that from 9th to 12th Dhu al-Hijjah 1441, corresponding to 30th July until 2nd August, will be paid holidays for all employees working in the private sector, on the occasion of Arafat day and Eid al-Adha.   Source: Emirates News Agency


SCCI spotlights government services to support entrepreneurs and startups amid COVID-19

SHARJAH, The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, SCCI, represented by the Small and Medium Enterprises Centre (Tijarah 101) organised recently a virtual workshop for the Centre affiliates and members, as well as a number of interested entrepreneurs. The workshop, which was held in cooperation with the Sharjah Foundation to support pioneering Entrepreneurs, RUWAD, aims […]