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    Faisal Al Tunaiji Ramadan Council in Ras Al Khaimah Recommends Establishing a Studies Center Specialized in Social MediaJuly 17, 2014

    The Ramadan Council hosted by Faisal Abdullah bin Juma’ Al Tunaiji, Member of the Federal National Council (FNC) in Al Ramis region in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), stressed the importance of establishing a studies center specialized in social media. The council called for promoting the cultures of family interaction with children who use social media in order to direct them correctly.


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    Ahmad Al Nuaim Ramadan Council in RAK Praises MoI’s Efforts in Promoting Security and SafetyJuly 17, 2014

    ‘United in Responsibility: The Responsible, Confident Emirati’ was the topic of the Ramadan Council organized by the Law Respect Culture Bureau at the General Secretariat of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Interior at the house of Ahmad Issa Al Nuaim, Director General of RAK Civil Service Department.

    The council was attended by a number"...

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    Yealink SIP-T48G Phones Geared Up and Ready For 3CX SP 6July 17, 2014

    Yealink Network Technology, the leading provider of VoIP phone and IP communication solutions and the “Global Top-5 SIP Phone Supplier” has announced that its advanced SIP-T48G phones have passed SP 6 compatibility testing to be used with the new 3CX Phone System 12 which includes a host of new features. It also confirmed that the new firmware and template support for the Yealink T48G SIP Phone.


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    Sultan Al Khateri Council Stresses the Family Responsibility in Promoting PatriotismJuly 17, 2014

    During the Ramadan Council, organized by the Law Respect Culture Bureau at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Interior, the participants underscored the responsibility of the family in promoting patriotism through the various media, and the need to spread it among all categories of society. The council, which was hosted by Sheikh Sultan Bin Ali Al Khateri, at his house in Ras Al Khaimah, called for revising educational curricula, notably Islamic Studies; and leveraging social"...

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    Training programs offer hope to Jordan's unemployed youthJuly 16, 2014

    In a tiny car repair shop in the Jordanian capital of Amman, one can encounter the latest efforts to solve the country's sky high youth unemployment rate.

    It's here that 23-year-old Khaleel Anwar can now fix his sights on a career after a year-long apprenticeship program.

    "I learned so many things such as how to monitor a car using an electronic device, also how to fill gas the proper way using this device," Anwar said.


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    Labour protests drop by 49% in first six months of 2014’July 16, 2014

    The number of labour protests in the Kingdom witnessed a 49 per cent drop in the first half of this year compared to the same period last year, according to a report released this week.

    A total of 302 labour protests were organised in the first six months of this year, compared with 597 protests in the first half of 2013.


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    A step closer to full citizenship? Jordan grants fee healthcare, education to children of Jordanian womenJuly 16, 2014

    The government plans to grant several services and privileges to the children of Jordanian women married to non-Jordanians to ease some of the restraints they face in their daily lives, Minister of Political and Parliamentary Affairs Khaled Kalaldeh said on Tuesday.

    Kalaldeh, who is a member of a ministerial committee formed by the government in November to examine civil rights options, said the committee agreed to grant children of non-Jordanian women “free health and education services, as well as ease restrictions on driving licences,"......

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    Majority of fresh graduates considering career as entrepreneurs — studyJuly 16, 2014

    A majority of fresh university graduates in Jordan have said they are considering entrepreneurship as a viable career option, according to a survey released on Tuesday.

    Out of a sample of 128 fresh graduates from Jordan, the majority (88 per cent) said they may consider, or are actively considering, setting up their own business in the future, according to the “Fresh Graduates in the Middle East and North Africa” survey.


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    PM chairs meeting on 10-year economic blueprintJuly 16, 2014

    Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour on Tuesday chaired a meeting at the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation of the coordination committee drawing up a 10-year economic blueprint ordered by His Majesty King Abdullah II.

    Ensour said that the four letters sent to him by the king included the guidelines of his vision of the future and "whatever help is needed in building the country", noting the landmark national achievements, which"...

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    JEDCO signs memo to support entrepreneursJuly 16, 2014

    The Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation (JEDCO), Al Urdonia lil Ebda (AULE) and INJAZ signed a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday to enhance targeted cooperation in the areas of entrepreneurship and creativity, according to a JECO statement.

    JEDCO CEO Yarub Al Qudah said the memo aims at enhancing cooperation between the three parties in order to serve young entrepreneurs in Jordan and to motivate them to start their own projects, in addition to taking the benefits"......

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