April 2023 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

April 29, 2023 no comments 449
International higher education institutions in Dubai see enrolment numbers increase 8 per cent Dubai’s international higher education institutions reported an 8 per cent annual growth in the number of students enrolled, according to new data revealed by the Knowledge and Human...

April 29, 2023 no comments 441
RAKBANK reported a record total income of Dhs1.07bn for the first quarter RAKBANK delivered a net profit increase of 105 per cent for Q1 2023. The results were bolstered by robust and diversified growth on both sides of the balance sheet, underpinned by strong sales momentum and lower...

April 29, 2023 no comments 403
UAE President Sheikh Mohamed celebrates landmark moment in country’s space exploration mission UAE Astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi has made history by completing the first Arab spacewalk. The seven-hour mission was watched by thousands of Arabs, space-lovers, science enthusiasts and...

April 29, 2023 no comments 390
Monarch Holding and EHang Holdings have signed a partnership agreement to establish the facility in the region Abu Dhabi-based manufacturer Monarch Holding and Chinese company EHang Holdings, an autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) technology platform company, have signed a partnership...

April 28, 2023 no comments 384
UAE approves 71 economic activities that can be carried out on agricultural land The UAE has announced major opportunities for agricultural industry as it looks to boost the economy in the sector. Under new plans farms will be allowed to operate holiday homes and tourist...

April 28, 2023 no comments 397
The agreement will serve as a catalyst to increase and diversify bilateral trade by substantially eliminating tariffs, reducing non-tariff trade barriers and promoting trade The UAE and the Kingdom of Cambodia have finalised the terms of a comprehensive economic partnership agreement...

April 28, 2023 no comments 373
The new facility is a stylish and spacious contemporary space that is aimed at ensuring a hassle-free check-in experience for passengers Emirates has opened a new city check-in and travel store in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), as part of the carrier’s broader...

April 28, 2023 no comments 718
Wynn Resorts has given a first look at upcoming UAE casino resort Wynn Al Marjan Island The developers of the UAE’s first casino resort have given a first look and new name for the game-changing multi-billion-dollar property. Wynn Resorts has announced the highly anticipated...

April 27, 2023 no comments 344
Dubai Police report water incidents over Eid holidays ADubai boat caught fire after an engine exploded and a maritime vehicle crashed into Maktoum Bridge during the Eid Al Fitr holiday. However, due to the extensive maritime safety measures implemented by Dubai Police, there were...

April 27, 2023 no comments 382
Dubai smugglers convicted after bringing $130m in cash into UAE Members of a criminal gang based in the UK caught smuggling millions of dollars in cash into Dubai have been convicted. The UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) announced that eleven couriers have been convicted in a...

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