August 2021 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

August 31, 2021 no comments 149
UAE’s prestigious Emirates Airline said that all travellers with short stay, long stay visa, visit visa or visa on arrival can now travel to Dubai from countries where travel restrictions were imposed previously due to the emergence of the COVID-19 variants. The airline’s customer...

August 31, 2021 no comments 104
Fuel committee announces latest price adjustments Motorists in the UAE will pay less for fuel next month, even as consumer demand is inching up amid the loosening of pandemic restrictions. The UAE fuel price committee announced on Monday the new prices that will take effect from...

August 30, 2021 no comments 142
Real estate investment trust's H1 results show a profit of $13.9mln The manager of Emirates REIT, a Dubai-listed real estate investment trust, has cited a “steady improvement” in the Dubai commercial property market after posting a comprehensive profit of 51 million dirhams ($13.9...

August 30, 2021 no comments 159
The industrial sector is a key contributor to the national economy ABU DHABI: The transformative industry sector contributes around 12 percent to the UAE’s non-oil GDP, according to the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Centre. The industrial sector is a key contributor to...

August 30, 2021 no comments 100
Demand for hotel rooms accelerating in the UAE ABU DHABI: Demand for hotel room reservations in the UAE is accelerating, supported by five key factors that will soon lead to their near full occupancy. 1. Tourist visas On Monday, the decision to accept tourist visas for people...

August 30, 2021 no comments 121
DEWA has installed over 300 Green Chargers across Dubai DUBAI - Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has installed 15 electric vehicle (EV) Green Charger stations at Expo 2020 Dubai’s pavilions: Opportunity; Sustainability and Mobility. The Green Chargers will serve the...

August 29, 2021 no comments 188
The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA) and National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) have announced the opening of receiving applications for tourist visas for vaccinated tourists from all countries as of Monday August 30, 2021. Applicant...

August 29, 2021 no comments 118
The trading fees will be reduced to 0.025% from 0.05% from September 1 DUBAI - The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) said on Saturday it has cut its trading commissions by 50% and will extend its trading hours by one hour from Oct. 3. The trading fees will be reduced to 0.025%...

August 28, 2021 no comments 142
Licensed by the Financial Services Regulatory Authority, Matrix is positioned to materialise the UAE’s strategic priority to drive fintech and blockchain innovation UAE - Matrix, a virtual assets trading platform serving investors around the world, launches as the first regulated...

August 28, 2021 no comments 102
The UAE Ministry of Health conducted 300,828 tests in the past 24 hours to detect new cases of coronavirus. The authorities revealed 994 new cases of the Coronavirus. The doctors treating COVID-19 cases in the UAE said that 1,570 previously infected patients have recovered from...

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