Category Archives: Education

FTA determines tax treatment for ‘compensation-type payments’

ABU DHABI, The Federal Tax Authority, FTA, has issued a public clarification regarding tax treatment of compensation-type payments, noting that value added tax, VAT, is imposed on supplies of goods and services and if any payment does not relate to …

UAE participated with largest pavilion at China International SMEs Fair

GUANGZHOU, Some 85 small and medium national companies from various business and service sectors in the UAE have participated in the 15th China International Small & Medium Enterprises Fair (CISMEF), which was hosted by Guangzhou, a city in China’s Guangdong …

UAE leaders congratulate President of Equatorial Guinea on Independence Day

ABU DHABI, President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of congratulations to President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea on the occasion of his country’s Independence Day, which is marked on 12th October.…

Bodour Al Qasimi elected Vice President of IPA

FRANKFURT, Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi has assumed vice presidency of the International Publishers Association, IPA. The announcement was made yesterday during the IPA General Assembly at the ongoing Frankfurt International Book Fair.

The election follows her enormous efforts …

Dubai Municipality launches Flying Rescuer drone for beach rescue

DUBAI, As part of its keenness to maintain the safety and security of public beach users in the emirate, the Dubai Municipality has developed “Flying Rescuer”, an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, UAV.

Commenting on the announcement, Khalid Sharif Al Awadhi, CEO …

UAE Embassy participates in ‘Robotics Festival’ in Italy

ROME, The UAE Embassy in Rome participated in the “2nd Robotics Festival” that was held in the city of Pisa from 27th September to 3rd October, which achieved considerable success and promoted the city’s global role in the area of …