April 2020 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

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DUBAI – The Dubai Sports Council will be celebrating this year’s Labour Day, also known as the International Workers’ Day or May Day in some countries, by honouring workers and highlighting the role played by them in achieving success at all levels, especially in the ongoing fight against...

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H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Chairman of the Education and Human Resources Council (EHRC) last week chaired two virtual meetings of the EHRC. "The UAE is bent on bringing significant qualitative improvement in the...

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Emirates SkyCargo has utilised the cargo capacity on its Boeing 777 freighter and Boeing 777-300ER passenger freighter aircraft to help maintain and replenish food supplies in the UAE during the Covid-19 pandemic. The air cargo carrier has helped import more than 34,000 tonnes of food into the...

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Majlis Mohamed bin Zayed launched its Ramadan lecture series on Wednesday, 29th April 2020, in a newly reimagined virtual version, broadcast on Al Emarat TV Channel. The first lecture was led by Dr Omar Habtoor Al Darei, Executive Director of Islamic Affairs at the General Authority of Islamic...

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The vehicles are being used to transport critical equipment, medical supplies and meals to team workers and their families living in the UAE Audi Volkswagen Middle East has provided several cars to the Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS) to support its effort to fight the...

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Super 98 petrol will cost Dhs1.91 per litre, while Special 95 is priced at Dhs1.80 per litre The UAE’s fuel price committee announced on April 29 that prices for May would remain the same as April. Super 98 petrol will therefore cost Dhs1.91 per litre, while Special 95 is priced...

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The construction projects are a part of the efforts to deliver strategic projects contributing to achievement of the objectives of Abu Dhabi Plan Construction of roads, intersections and parking lot projects worth Dh115 million is underway in the Capital, the Abu Dhabi City...

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The UAE has so far conducted over 1.12 million Covid-19 tests. The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Wednesday, April 29, announced 549 new cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus in the country, bring the total number of cases to 11,929. Nine death were also announced, with the...

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The reopening will likely start gradually and could be delayed until September, depending on global trends Dubai is likely to start opening up for tourists at the beginning of July after the coronavirus pandemic halted arrivals. The reopening will likely start gradually and could...

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The total number of Covid-19 cases in the UAE has now spiked to 11,380 The Ministry of Health and Prevention in the UAE has announced 541 new Covid-19 cases, following an additional 25,000 tests that were conducted across the country. All the newly diagnosed cases are undergoing...

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