January 2021 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

January 31, 2021 no comments 163
The authorities of Abu Dhabi have expanded the "green" list of countries for travel. The Department of Culture and Tourism of Abu Dhabi has updated the so-called "green" list of countries: travelers arriving from them do not need to comply with mandatory quarantine after landing at the...

January 31, 2021 no comments 186
The lifting of forbearance measures by the UAE Central Bank could reveal the true state of banking sector's asset quality As two of the top UAE banks posted declines in net profits for the whole of 2020 and a third swung to net loss, the prognosis for the banking sector remains gloomy...

January 31, 2021 no comments 139
Non-local companies should list their stocks in local markets when their annual profits or revenues generated from activities in Dubai reach 50% All local public joint stock companies established in Dubai must list their stocks on local exchanges, before seeking listings in other...

January 31, 2021 no comments 121
Sinopharm vaccine will be available at Nad Al Hamr Health Centre, Al Twar Health Centre and Al Mankhool Health Centre DUBAI - The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) today announced that it will begin providing the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine to Emirati citizens and Dubai residents who are...

January 30, 2021 no comments 166
The UAE has been constantly raising the bar when it comes to its performance in several fields, be it in education, health or the environment. In its latest manifestation of top-quality feats, it has hit the peak among the Middle East and North Africa countries and ranked 21st globally on the...

January 30, 2021 no comments 173
The National Search and Rescue Centre, in coordination with Dubai Police Operations, rescued on Friday a British and an Australian tourist, aged between 55 and 58, after they failed to descend from the Hatta mountains in the emirate of Dubai due to exhaustion. The Dubai Police Operations...

January 30, 2021 no comments 137
Emirates Airlines and Etihad Airways have announced the suspension of their flights from Dubai and Abu Dhabi to British airports, from Friday noon until further notice due to coronavirus pandemic. The UAE airlines took the decision after Britain banned direct passenger flights to and from...

January 30, 2021 no comments 121
Representatives of participating countries hold virtual meeting to review the progress of the event The Steering Committee of the College of Commissioners-General of Expo 2020 Dubai held its sixth meeting on January 21, with participants reviewing progress on the event ahead of its...

January 28, 2021 no comments 196
Sharjah will soon be going inaugurate a field hospital in the “Special Tasks Camp” in Al Zahia area in Sharjah, which will cater exclusively to the COVID-19 patients. This was announced by Major General Saif Al Zari Al Shamsi, Commander in Chief of Sharjah Police and Head of the Local...

January 28, 2021 no comments 144
Dubai announced updates to emirate’s travel protocols for inbound passengers, effective from Sunday, 31 January. As part of the revised protocols, UAE residents, GCC citizens and visitors are required to do a PCR test prior to departure for Dubai irrespective of the country they are...

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