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Etihad group announces new appointments

Etihad Aviation Group announced the appointment of a number of UAE nationals in key positions at its division Etihad Airport Services (EAS) Ground with operations expected to move to the new Midfield Terminal in 2019. EAS manages Etihad Aviation Group’s investment in the support businesses including catering, ground handling and …

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UAE ministry cuts prices of some medicines

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (Mohap) has announced the reduction of the prices of select medicines following a collaboration with the international pharmaceutical company, Sanofi Aventis. The move comes as part of the ministry’s periodic reviews conducted in cooperation with global organisations to re-price medicines to support patients and …

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Insects to help solve crimes in Dubai

The science of solving crimes can take investigators to grim and unpleasant places, as Dubai’s forensics experts will extract information from bugs, beetles and insects found on dead bodies to solve some of the darkest crimes. Lieutenant Colonel Ahmad Mattar Al Muhairi, Acting Director of Forensic Sciences and Criminology Department …

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GCC’s insurance sector poised for strong growth in next five years

Insurance industry across the GCC is poised for strong growth during the next five years, thanks to the huge economic diversification programme undertaken by governments, supportive population dynamics and changing regulations that have introduced mandatory health insurance cover in many countries, according to a recent forecast by Alpen Capital. The …

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