June 2024 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

June 23, 2024 no comments 39
The UAE Public Prosecution (PP) explained on Saturday, through a post on its social media accounts, the penalties for incitement to disobedience of laws. According to Article 27 of the Federal Decree Law No. 34 of 2021 on Combating Rumours and Cybercrimes, whoever calls for, or incites...

June 23, 2024 no comments 31
The Dubai Police, represented by Al Qusais Police Station, the Positive Spirit Council, and the Dubai Police Health Centre, have recently collaborated with the Navi Sports Club to organise the “Every Drop Counts” blood donation campaign. The campaign aimed to promote a culture of...

June 23, 2024 no comments 35
A faster growing oil and gas sector in 2025 will boost growth in the UAE, says a report Economic growth in the UAE is expected to accelerate to 6.2 per cent in 2025, according to the country’s central bank. In its latest June 2024 Economic Quarterly Review, the Central Bank of the...

June 20, 2024 no comments 86
The stock exchange said that the listing will be in three tranches, starting on June 21 Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, has listed bonds worth $5bn on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX). The exchange said in a statement that the listing will be in three tranches, starting...

June 19, 2024 no comments 61
Dubai Mall, one of the world's largest and the most visited place on earth, announced a change to its parking system in collaboration with Salik Company PJSC, Dubai’s exclusive toll gate operator. Starting Monday, July 1, the mall will introduce a paid parking system designed to...

June 19, 2024 no comments 70
The industry veteran discusses Dubai’s hospitality sector growth, competition, and sustainability efforts in a dynamic tourism market Christophe Schnyder, GM, Sofitel The Palm, a 546-key Accor Group property, speaks to Gulf Business about Dubai’s maturing hospitality landscape. An...

June 18, 2024 no comments 83
The investment will allow CVC Capital Partners to substantially exit its GEMS stake five years after it bought into the firm A consortium led by Brookfield Asset Management said on Tuesday that it has agreed to invest in Dubai-based private education provider GEMS Education. GEMS...

June 18, 2024 no comments 63
Dubai Police announced On-The-Go traffic services at petrol stations across the emirate. The police said, “On-The-Go is the first-of-its-kind initiative dedicated to elevating the customer experience by providing traffic services at petrol stations across Dubai.” The authorities...

June 17, 2024 no comments 81
For the tenth consecutive year, the Child and Woman Protection Department of Dubai Police's General Department of Human Rights, in collaboration with the General Department of Punitive and Correctional Institutions, launched the "You Made Me Happy" initiative, distributing Eid clothing to bring...

June 16, 2024 no comments 91
The asset management firm said at least 10 per cent of the fund’s capital will be provided by Brookfield, which manages a portfolio of $925bn Brookfield Asset Management is looking to raise $5bn for a fund backed by the UAE that aims to scale up climate finance in emerging markets, the...

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