Arab Times

UAE tightens social media

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 6, (AP): The United Arab Emirates says it will now require anyone conducting “commercial activities” through social media to register for a government issued license. The new rules announced Tuesday target so-called “social media influencers,” who parlay their internet fame into advertising products. Officials said …

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Bangladesh Islamic school burns students’ mobile phones

Dhaka, March 6, 2018 (AFP) -A hardline Islamic school in Bangladesh said Tuesday it had confiscated hundreds of mobile phones and torched them in a bonfire because they were distracting students from their learning. Pupils at the seminary in southeast Bangladesh were ordered to hand over their cellphones Sunday to …

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Total ban on Bangladeshi recruitment in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY: The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior has issued a decree imposing a total ban on the recruitment of Bangladeshis, reports Al-Jaridah daily. The daily added, the Assistant Undersecretary for Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs at the Ministry of Interior, Major-General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah has been informed …

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