October 2020 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

October 27, 2020 no comments 59
More than 12.5mln Covid-19 tests have been carried out in the UAE so far The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Monday reported 1,111 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, along with 1,819 recoveries. Three deaths were also reported. As many as 85,093 new Covid-19 tests were...

October 27, 2020 no comments 47
Third-quarter net profit was $682mln DUBAI- First Abu Dhabi Bank, the United Arab Emirates' biggest lender, reported a 19% fall in quarterly profit on Monday, dragged down by a double-digit drop in net interest income and higher impairment charges. Third-quarter net profit was...

October 27, 2020 no comments 42
The Dubai Multi-Commodities Centre offer is valid until December 31 The Dubai Multi-Commodities Centre (DMCC), a free economic zone, has rolled out an offer to international companies to set up a representative office in the emirate in five working days for a free 6-month trial period....

October 27, 2020 no comments 42
They can also opt to receive the flu vaccines at home for a flat fee of Dhs500 per household The Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) announced on Monday that it will administer the seasonal influenza vaccine for free to all residents of the emirate. It will be available at...

October 27, 2020 no comments 43
Travel insurance with Covid-19 cover is now mandatory for travel to many countries Visa services outsourcing company VFS Global is offering Covid-19 insurance coverage for travellers. The policy complies with EU requirements and waives the exclusion of epidemic and pandemic...

October 25, 2020 no comments 117
The UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Justin Gaethje in a blockbuster bout at the UFC 254 held at the Flash Forum on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. The undefeated lightweight champion put up a perfect performance once again in Abu Dhabi with a dominant show to...

October 24, 2020 no comments 107
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), said on Friday that it has carried out over 120,351 additional COVID-19 tests in the country over the last 24 hours, using the latest testing methods. The Ministry said in a statement that the intense testing drive uncovered 1,563 new cases of...

October 24, 2020 no comments 84
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has urged all the citizens, residents and all the ministries to raise the UAE flag on Nov.3 to mark Flag Day “Brothers and sisters, our country will celebrate Flag Day soon...

October 24, 2020 no comments 83
Islamic finance will be the backbone of Sberbank business activity in the region ABU DHABI - The largest commercial bank in Russia, Central and Eastern Europe is on course to opening an office in Abu Dhabi by the end of this year, according to a top executive. In late September,...

October 24, 2020 no comments 79
A total of 67 plots were sold for $72.61mln, 825 apartments and villas were sold for $362mln DUBAI - The real estate and properties transactions valued at AED4 billion in total during the week ending 22 October 2020. The sum of transactions was 1,369. A total of 67 plots were sold...

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