April 2020 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

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Etihad Cargo is introducing services between Abu Dhabi and Melbourne, Chennai, Kerala, Karachi, and Amsterdam The cargo and logistics arm of UAE’s Etihad Aviation Group, Etihad Cargo, has added five extra routes using the carrier’s passenger aircraft to increase the flow of essential...

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The flights operated to Afghanistan, Croatia, Egypt, Iran, Russia, Sudan, Somaliland and Thailand Dubai-based flydubai has operated 23 repatriation flights carrying more than 2,800 passengers from the UAE between March 19 and April 8, 2020. The flights operated to Afghanistan,...

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Ibrahim Obaid Al Zaabi, Director-General of the Insurance Authority and President of the Union of Arab Insurance Supervisors' held an e-meeting with the presidents of the Arab authorities overseeing the insurance activities of the union’s members. During the meeting, the participants...

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The UAE Space Agency, in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi-based global innovation hub Krypto Labs, announced that it would be kicking off its virtual programmes as part of the Global Space Industry Accelerator, GSIA, initiative. This shows that despite social distancing guidelines in the...

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The joint administrators from turnaround advisory firm Alvarez & Marsal will take immediate control of NMC Health DUBAI- London's High Court has placed hospital operator NMC Health NMC.L into administration, on the application of one of its biggest lenders, Abu Dhabi Commercial...

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The UAE has reported a total of 2,359 confirmed coronavirus cases to date A Dubai Police official has chastised “reckless” residents who were found flouting and disregarding the country’s stay-at-home directives. In a radio interview with Dubai Eye 103.8, Colonel Saeed Al Hajeri,...

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A United Arab Emirates aid plane carrying 10 metric tons of medical supplies was dispatched to Colombia to assist the country in combating the COVID-19 pandemic, benefitting over 10,000 healthcare professionals. This initiative is part of the UAE's commitment to cooperating with countries...

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A service for all those who are out of a job after the coronavirus outbreak. Workers in UAE who have lost their jobs during the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak in the country should register themselves in the virtual job market. Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Ministry of Human Resources and...

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NMC said in a statement it was unable to reach agreement with its creditors despite strenuous efforts to address their concerns Healthcare company NMC Health said on Wednesday it expects to be placed into administration in due course, following weeks of uncertainty relating to its debt...

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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) continues its unprecedented success in the Fourth Industrial Revolution and Artificial Intelligence (AI). It adopts the latest solutions and best technologies in its internal and external operations. DEWA believes the future and its challenges require...

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