January 2022 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

January 28, 2022 no comments 62
The significant restoration of services will include Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Dar El Salaam, Tanzania; Nairobi, Kenya; Harare, Zimbabwe; Emirates’ three South African gateways Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban DUBAI - Emirates will resume passenger operations between Dubai and five...

January 28, 2022 no comments 42
The total cumulative benefits of the metro amounted to $31.33bln and that it had reduced carbon dioxide emissions by 2.6mln tons DUBAI - Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) revealed that...

January 27, 2022 no comments 67
The UAE weather body has warned residents and motorists to avoid roads in the night due to thick fog. The National Center of Meteorology said, “A warning of low visibility due to fog. Road users and motorists have been urged to take caution and follow traffic instructions, because...

January 27, 2022 no comments 49
The UAE Public Prosecution (PP) explained on Wednesday , through posts on its social media accounts, the penalties for flying a drone in violation of the ban issued by competent authorities. According to Article 176 of the Federal Decree-Law No. 31 of 2021 on the Promulgation of Crimes...

January 27, 2022 no comments 49
The UAE’s tourism recovered the quickest globally ABU DHABI: There is no better way to experience the UAE than in winter. The UAE’s tourism recovered the quickest globally. The seven emirates have rich history, geography, nature, urban architecture, and community. The UAE’s...

January 26, 2022 no comments 72
The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) celebrated a new world record it achieved for Dubai, where its “AquaFun” has officially received a Guinness World Records certificate for being the world’s largest inflatable water park. AquaFun opened in 2016 along the JBR beach, as...

January 26, 2022 no comments 49
The tower topped out at 329m, with a height on completion expected to be 340m Uptown Tower by Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) has topped out at a height of 329 metres and is on track to be completed in the third quarter of 2022, the free zone authority announced today. The...

January 21, 2022 no comments 183
It is the first of many space-tech hubs the UAE Space Agency will launch to create a competitive private sector ABU DHABI: The UAE Space Agency and Masdar will establish the nation’s first Space Economic Zone in Masdar City to create an integrated business ecosystem to propel startups...

January 19, 2022 no comments 111
The marked increase in the number of licences issued also reflects the emirate’s position as a leading hub for start-ups DUBAI: Dubai issued 72,152 new business licences in 2021, a growth of 69 % compared to 2020 when 42,729 licenses were issued, reaffirming Dubai’s position as a...

January 19, 2022 no comments 64
Expo 2020 Dubai visitor numbers continue to rise, reaching 10,188,769 visits as of 18th January, while Expo 2020 Dubai’s virtual visitation passed the 65 million mark. The visitors were attracted by the first Global Goals Week to be held outside of New York and a star-studded K-pop...

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