March 2020 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

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Companies should not use the rule as a trump card against employees The UAE government's decision to allow private sector establishments to restructure jobs and staff salaries has come as a huge relief for industry players. Many in the hospitality, entertainment, transportation...

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From March 14 - 28, about 55,000 people returned to Russia by the air company's flights Russia’s flagship air carrier Aeroflot has evacuated all Russian nationals from Dubai and continues evacuation from Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City, the company’s spokeswoman Yulia Spivakova said on...

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Abu Dhabi tops region in Economist Intelligence Unit survey. Abu Dhabi has been ranked the most liveable city in the Arab world, followed by Dubai, according to the Global Liveability Index, issued by The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU) - the research and analysis division of...

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UFC president Dana White said last week that the fight would go ahead, but would be without fans Russian UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has revealed that the upcoming UFC 249 is '99 percent likely' to take place in the UAE. In an Instagram Live chat from his hometown in...

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Public transport will be restricted as part of National Disinfection Programme Dubai’s public transport system will remain closed between 8pm and 6pm daily up until April 5 as part of the National Disinfection Programme. According to the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA),...

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Total number of cases in UAE up to 570, GCC total stands at 3,424 The UAE recorded its highest number of coronavirus cases on Sunday as 102 new infections of Covid-19 were confirmed and one more fatality. It takes the total number of cases in the country up to 570. A...

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While passenger flights have been grounded, cargo freighters are much in demand While passenger aircraft have been grounded since last week, airlines in the Gulf region have seen cargo services surge by as much as 20 percent year-on-year, as demand for essential goods, such as food and...

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To cater to the increase in online orders, several retailers have had to come up with solutions to improve their efficiency Retailers across the UAE have increased their focus on their digital strategies, as residents avoid malls to protect themselves against the Covid-19 and instead...

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Over the next 10 days, test centres will open in Dubai, Sharjah (which will also serve Ajman and Umm al Qaiwain), Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, Al Ain and Al Dhafra ABU DHABI: His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE...

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Campaign reached 1.3m this weekend and more than 3,800 people shared their home workout videos and photographs with the Council DUBAI -- One of UAE’s leading personal trainers has joined a chorus of support for Dubai Sports Council’s “Be Fit, Be Safe” campaign, which is trending online...

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