November 2020 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

November 10, 2020 no comments 192
Two whale sharks have returned to Abu Dhabi waters after being missing since a week, the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi said. The whale sharks were spotted in Al Raha and Al Bahia. An official said the agency takes full care of the sharks and their habitat. The official...

November 10, 2020 no comments 193
Etihad employed nearly 2,000 pilots as of February DUBAI- Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways has warned pilots of immediate compulsory layoffs this week as demand for air travel fails to recover as quickly as expected from the coronavirus crisis. The warning in a letter to pilots, seen by...

November 10, 2020 no comments 189
Sultan Al Jaber said the oil giant unlocked more than $25bln in value this year, despite a difficult year for the global economy UAE’s largest oil company, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) will accelerate its transformation program to reduce costs and unlock value, its group CEO,...

November 9, 2020 no comments 161
During this short break, some residents will opt for staycations while others will fly out to their favourite destinations The UAE residents will have a five-day long weekend in the first week of next month from December 1 to 5. According to the UAE government’s website the UAE...

November 9, 2020 no comments 263
Emirate among best cities equipped for sustained partnerships Dubai is among the cities which are quick, capable and productive in responding to opportunities, say new reports. The studies, released on the eve of UN World Cities Day, projected strong, positive and faster growth...

November 7, 2020 no comments 365
Leading Abu Dhabi real estate developer, Bloom Properties, has announced the launch of Tower A, the Elite building of its premium development Bloom Towers. The 43-storey building, which is located on the edge of Dubai’s sought- after Jumeriah Village Circle, has now entered the final...

November 7, 2020 no comments 172
A total of 44 plots were sold for $48.08mln, 854 apartments and villas were sold for $405mln DUBAI - Dubai recorded a total of AED2.9 billion real estate and properties transactions during the week ending 5th November 2020 with transactions reaching 1,241, according to figures of the...

November 7, 2020 no comments 252
Winning a writing competition last year that offered a one-to-one mentoring in both writing and publishing a book is what kickstarted her writing project, said 12-year-old British author, Kande Summers, ahead of the launch of her debut novel at the 39th edition of the Sharjah International Book...

November 7, 2020 no comments 245
The number of countries that the UAE helped to confront and control spread of the COVID-19 reached 119 countries, which received more than 1,592 tonnes of medical supplies and personal protection equipment benefiting 1.592 million medical workers in these countries. The Ministry of Foreign...

November 6, 2020 no comments 269
SoftBank Vision Fund, Oaktree, UBS and Target Global joined the emirate's strategic investment arm in the funding round AbuDhabi's Mubadala Investment Company has led a $700 million funding round for Reef Technology, a US-based mobility, logistics and neighborhood hub operator....

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