March 2021 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

March 31, 2021 no comments 133
Overall, GCC GDP will grow by 1.4 per cent in 2021, after an estimated 5.4 per cent contraction in 2020, according to report The rollout of coronavirus vaccines should allow a return to relative normality in the Middle East in the second half of 2021, while much of the region’s...

March 31, 2021 no comments 94
Many buying gold bars for investment, but major demand still in jewellery UAE residents are rushing to buy gold after the yellow metal slumped to a nine-month low. On Tuesday evening, the precious metal was trading at $1,680 a troy ounce, down 23 per cent from the high of $2,072...

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With the addition of Orlando, Emirates will be serving over 60 weekly services to and from 11 US destinations Emirates will resume four-weekly services to Orlando from June 2021, further expanding its US network, and offering customers worldwide more travel choices and enhanced...

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For Adnoc, its flagship crude grade becomes more available to a broader set of market participants around the world n a major achievement, Abu Dhabi on Monday started trading Murban, the UAE’s flagship crude oil, as a Futures contract on the new ICE Futures Abu Dhabi (IFAD) commodities...

March 30, 2021 no comments 119
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) gained for the second consecutive day, rising 1.17 per cent, while Dubai Financial Market rose 2.1 per cent The UAE shares on Monday led the GCC market gains, thanks to big jump in shares of Abu Dhabi-listed pharmaceutical firm Julphar and the...

March 30, 2021 no comments 121
Sales of UAE properties plummeted during the lockdown last year but started to pick up when coronavirus restrictions eased Property sales have increased in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and other emirates in the UAE over the past several months, a sign that the coronavirus pandemic has done little...

March 28, 2021 no comments 145
The Sharjah Police, represented by the Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department, have added a new service titled “External Inspection for drivers,” aimed at easing up procedures for motorists and raising customer satisfaction level. The service is to be added to distinguished services...

March 28, 2021 no comments 125
The joint efforts can also explore developing multilateral cooperation to fight the pandemic ABU DHABI: China wants to work with the UAE to expedite joint production of COVID-19 vaccines to make it available and affordable to all, Beijing’s top diplomat told Emirates News Agency (WAM)....

March 28, 2021 no comments 97
Emirates Nature-WWF is bringing together millions of people, businesses, and leaders from around the world to focus on the urgent need to address nature loss and climate change The UAE’s policy to build a sustainable nation is evident in the initiatives it has taken in the recent past...

March 26, 2021 no comments 171
Strong and dust-stirring southerly to south-easterly winds at 40 km/h blew on various parts of the UAE on Thursday, causing horizontal visibility to drop to less than 3,000 metres sometimes in some inland areas for 7 hours. The stirred dust caused horizontal visibility to drop to less than...

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