August 2021 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

August 12, 2021 no comments 102
Dubai Airports is projecting massive growth for Dubai International (DXB) in the second half of the year after the airport received 10.6 million passengers in the first six months of 2021 despite travel restrictions affecting its key source markets throughout the second quarter....

August 11, 2021 no comments 118
UAE has reported on Tuesday 1,334 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the country to 695,619, a the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) statement said. The Health Ministry announced in a statement that it conducted 260,783...

August 11, 2021 no comments 104
Waha Capital has reported a strong increase in first-half net profit, driven by returns delivered by its public markets funds management business ABU DHABI - Waha Capital PJSC, a leading investment company in Abu Dhabi, has reported a strong increase in first-half net profit, driven by...

August 11, 2021 no comments 82
Mall operator reports higher visitor spends, online sales UAE’s Emaar Malls, which operates the world’s largest shopping centre, Dubai Mall, delivered better than projected profits for the first half of 2021, as the retail sector moved towards recovery. Net profit for January to...

August 11, 2021 no comments 123
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has named the health centres that provide the COVID-19 vaccine for the 3 - 17 age group. This comes on the heels of the recent approval of the emergency use of the Sinopharm vaccine for this age group, based on the results of clinical studies, the...

August 10, 2021 no comments 106
Travel and tourism firms saw the most marked improvement in output growth since June, PMI data suggested Dubai's non-oil private sector economy expanded in July, thanks to an increased consumer spending that led to the joint-fastest rise in output since July 2020, a business survey...

August 10, 2021 no comments 132
Dubai government has said that residents and travellers with valid Dubai visas and General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs’ approval will be permitted to land at the emirate’s airports and ports. The decision was highlighted by Indian airline Air India on its website....

August 9, 2021 no comments 336
3,243 DED Trader licences were issued during the first half of 2021 Dubai Economy (Department of Economic Development) issued 13,430 DED Trader licences since March 2017 till end of June 2021. The DED Trader licence, launched by the Business Registration & Licensing (BRL)...

August 9, 2021 no comments 185
The Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Sunday announced that it will provide space to UAE-approved medical laboratories to establish their counters at all major airports to conduct rapid PCR tests for coronavirus. The decision comes after hundreds of passengers were denied...

August 9, 2021 no comments 109
274,480 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours ABU DHABI- The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 274,480 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment. In a statement, the Ministry...

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