November 2020 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

November 27, 2020 no comments 269
Establish permanent centre in Abu Dhabi for manufacturing and distributing drinking and irrigation water production equipment ABU DHABI - Al Dahra Holding Company, an Abu Dhabi-based producer of essential animal feed and food products, signed a strategic partnership agreement in the...

November 27, 2020 no comments 130
Airline introduces new changes to its lounge offerings to help stem COVID-19 As border restrictions ease further, Emirates has announced plans of re-opening the doors to its airport lounges around the world, with new COVID-19 compliant safety and sanitation measures in place. The...

November 27, 2020 no comments 131
Utico, a leading full-service utility, has been named the preferred bidder by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) for the construction and operation of the Hassyan Sea Water Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) plant in Dubai.  The 120-million-gallons-per-day (MIGD) facility is Dewa's first...

November 27, 2020 no comments 172
UAE-based Deyaar Development has kicked off work on the third and fourth phase of its integrated flagship community development, Midtown, located in the up-and-coming neighborhood of Dubai Production City near Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road.  The Midtown comprises six districts...

November 26, 2020 no comments 192
The Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee for Abu Dhabi has granted special measures for participants of the COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial. The participants do not need a PCR or DPI test to enter Abu Dhabi, they do not need to quarantine after their abroad travel but must take a PCR...

November 26, 2020 no comments 214
The document, which was sent to companies operating in the park and was seen by Reuters, cited an immigration circular that came into effect on November 18 DUBAI - The United Arab Emirates has stopped issuing new visas to citizens of 13 mostly Muslim-majority countries, including Iran,...

November 26, 2020 no comments 285
The cases under execution at Dubai Courts will also benefit from the applicable fine reduction on the remaining payable amounts Dubai Customs is offering an 80 percent discount on fines for customs cases and violations detected or committed before March 31, 2020, to alleviate the...

November 26, 2020 no comments 140
Over the seven-month period starting April, Emirates received, validated and processed nearly 1.7mln refund requests DUBAI - Emirates has announced it completed an intensive programme to clear its backlog of refund requests which was caused by pandemic-related travel disruption....

November 25, 2020 no comments 185
Airline's latest initiative to benefit flyers with layovers between 10 hours and 24 hours Emirates has announced it will provide free hotel stays to passengers transiting through Dubai. The re-launched campaign, dubbed “Dubai Connect”, will benefit flyers who will have a layover...

November 25, 2020 no comments 152
Deliveroo launches Deliveroo Express Mart, an on-demand grocery delivery service Deliveroo is the latest company to enter the grocery Quick commerce market (Q-commerce), with a new initiative allowing customers to order shopping to their doorstep. Deliveroo Express Mart was...

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