MONTHLY NEWSLETTER   June 2019
MEMBER NEWS
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi recruits US cancer specialists to boost fight against disease

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi has recruited a team of cancer specialists from the United States ahead of the launch of a new treatment centre.

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Abu Dhabi gets a new Latin Restaurant at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers

VaKaVa is the latest venue from Richard Sandoval, and it is set to open at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers on July 17.

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GE Healthcare and World Courier collaborate for cell and gene therapies

GE Healthcare and World Courier are combining their expertise in manufacturing and logistics to better patient access to cell and gene therapies.

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ADX Chief Executive meets London Stock Exchange officials

H.E. Khalifa Salem Al Mansouri, Acting Chief Executive of ADX, met senior officials at the London Stock Exchange (LSE).

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Etihad Airways launches programme for senior citizens

The Ministry of Community Development and Etihad Airways have signed an MoU to launch the Etihad Senior Emiratis Basma Programme.

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Accenture is partnering with Al Maskari Holding to help close skills gap in UAE

Accenture Joins Forces with Al Maskari Holding to Help Emiratis Develop the New Skills Needed for the Workforce of the Future.

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Northrop Grumman Named a 2019 Top 50 Company for Diversity

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been ranked 17th on DiversityInc’s annual list for the Top 50 Companies for Diversity.

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Virgin Galactic Announces Move to New Mexico & Spaceport America

Sir Richard Branson Announces Virgin Galactic Move to Spaceport America this Summer, as Company Readies for Commercial Service.

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US - UAE NEWS
UAE to gain economic momentum in 2020 on Abu Dhabi spending

The UAE economy is expected to pick up growth momentum by 2020 according to a report by Moody’s Investors Service.

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UAE launches first 5G network in Middle East and North Africa region

UAE's Etisalat launched a new, super-fast 5G network on 5G smartphones, with a speed of up to 1Gbps and lower latency around 1 millisecond.

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Private sector role in UAE's development process appreciated: Nahyan bin Mubarak

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, said that the UAE appreciates the private sector role in the country's development process.

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UAE's Fulbrighters hope to bridge cultural gap with US

Students who will head to the US through Fulbright Scholarship aim to change the misperception Americans have about the Middle East.

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New Abu Dhabi health centre set to tackle workplace injury risk

UAE President Sheikh Khalifa passed a law to establish the Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre to combat workplace injuries.

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Abu Dhabi named as one of the most family-friendly cities in the world

According to a survey by Club Med, the UAE capital has been named as one of the most family-friendly holiday destinations in the world.

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UAE pushes ahead with new end-of-service fund for employees

The UAE is pressing ahead with plans to create a savings scheme that will complement the existing gratuity for non-Emirati employees.

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New US judges in Abu Dhabi courts to hear specific disputes

English language in Abu Dhabi courts was approved for the first time in the region. Two American judges has appointed  to work in Commercial Courts.

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