August 2021 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

August 9, 2021 no comments 260
Dubai Customs’ transactions grow 53% to 11mln in H1 2020 DUBAI - Dubai showed quick recovery from the repercussions of COVID-19 in different economic sectors thanks to the resilient strategies and plans the emirate followed in the face of the pandemic, and the dynamic and wise...

August 8, 2021 no comments 150
As part of the Ministry of Interior's strategic objectives of enhancing road safety, the Ajman Police honoured an Emirati for his contribution to enhancing road safety by reporting on a driver who ran away from the scene of an accident caused by him. Lt. Colonel Saif Abdullah Al...

August 8, 2021 no comments 284
Leasing and hospitality businesses return to pre-Covid levels Abu Dhabi-listed Eshraq Investments announced its half-year results for 2021. reporting a net profit of Dh17.95 million, an increase of 167.25 per cent compared to the year-ago period. Despite the ongoing challenges...

August 7, 2021 no comments 121
Etihad Airways will launch a number of flights from five Indian cities, allowing eligible UAE residents to return, and for transit to Etihad’s network. From 10 August, the airline will begin flights from three additional Indian cities for travel to the UAE, as well as from three...

August 7, 2021 no comments 99
The pandemic and the decline in global oil demand and prices dealt the GCC countries a health crisis and a commodity market shock causing a GDP contraction of 4.8% in 2020 Economies of the GCC countries are expected to return to an aggregate growth of 2.2 per cent this year after a 4.8...

August 6, 2021 no comments 150
Developer is aligning with global best practices to manage climate change risks Abu Dhabi’s Aldar Properties, among the first Middle East companies to adopt recommendations by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), is developing a carbon-neutral action plan...

August 6, 2021 no comments 110
Ending weeks of uncertainty, flights from Kerala to the UAE resumed on Thursday following lifting of ban on entry of passengers from India and five other countries starting from Aug.5, much to the relief of thousands of expatriates from the state. Passengers travelling from countries...

August 6, 2021 no comments 155
UK-based Florin Court to set up new trading hub at the ADGM; UAE's Tribe eyes global expansion The Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) has partnered with financial services companies Florin Court Capital (Florin Court) and Tribe Infrastructure Group (Tribe) as part of its AED 2 billion...

August 6, 2021 no comments 115
46,038 transactions worth $44.41bln were conducted since the beginning of 2021 until the end of July The value of real estate investments in Dubai from the beginning of 2021 until July reached AED 75 billion, according to a real estate report. The Dubai Land Department's (DLD)...

August 5, 2021 no comments 129
Abu Dhabi Health Services Company announced it would provide Covid-19 Sinopharm vaccine for children from 3 to 17, at several centres and facilities without booking an appointment, after the vaccine was approved by the Ministry of Health and Prevention for emergency use, based on the results of...

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