2020 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

June 2, 2020 no comments 171
The next six to nine months will be “tough” for the aviation industry As airlines across the world gradually resume services, the option of leaving ‘middle seats vacant’ is neither economically viable nor sustainable, Emirates president Tim Clark has said. Social distancing...

June 2, 2020 no comments 62
With this new facility, Aster DM Healthcare strengthens its presence in the UAE, with four Aster and Medcare hospitals each UAE’s Aster DM Healthcare has launched a 50-bed critical care facility to embolden its current capacity to provide treatment to Covid-19 patients. The new...

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The programme will also be supported by the introduction of trained wellness ambassadors who will provide essential travel health information and care Etihad Airways has launched its ‘Etihad Wellness’ initiative, an expanded health and hygiene programme as well as customer guide that...

June 2, 2020 no comments 65
The new law will come into effect from July 1, 2020 DUBAI: In his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, has enacted the Dubai International Financial Centre, DIFC, Data Protection Law No. 05 of...

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Off plan accounted for 72.1 per cent of transactions in April compared to only 27.9 per cent for resale Dubai property prices recorded a slight unexpected uptick in April as off-plan sales registrations eclipsed resale. According to Property Monitor data, prices in April stood at...

May 30, 2020 no comments 164
The programme will begin at 10pm across the UAE except in Dubai, where it will start at 11pm The UAE has announced that the daily National Disinfection Programme will begin two hours later, at 10pm, and run until 6am starting Saturday, May 30. Currently, the programme is underway...

May 29, 2020 no comments 110
The death toll in the UAE and Kuwait has risen to 258 and 185 respectively United Arab Emirates The Ministry of Health and Prevention in the UAE has reported 563 new cases of the Covid-19 infection on May 28, as a result of over 38,000 screenings. The number of cases registered...

May 29, 2020 no comments 103
The company clarified that the subsidiary was the subcontractor nominated by the main contractor to carry out works for a major project in Dubai UAE - Property developer Union Properties (UPP) on Thursday said one of its subsidiaries has initiated an arbitration procedures to claim...

May 29, 2020 no comments 112
This is the second month in a row that prices have remained unchanged As many sectors within the UAE gradually resumes business activities, the UAE’s fuel price committee announced that prices of fuel in the country for June will remain unchanged from May. The prices per litre are...

May 29, 2020 no comments 103
The UAE now leads the world in terms of the number of Covid-19 tests per million population. The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Thursday announced 563 new cases of Covid-19 infections, 314 cases of recovery and three deaths. The total number of infections as on May 28...

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