Making today's headlines: private school rankings, Emirates NBD and iPhone pre-orders
PODCAST: UAE in a minute for September 17, 2017
While not a single private school in Abu Dhabi earned an “outstanding” ranking during the last academic year, the number of failing schools operating in the emirate continues to shrink.
Emirates NBD, Dubai’s biggest bank by assets, is looking to expand its presence in Saudi Arabia and plans to approach the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority next year to seek permission for 20 additional branches in the kingdom.
UAE residents will be able to get their hands on the new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus on September 23, but to ensure availability they may want to pre-order.