Latest news from United Arab Emirates, in Emirati newspapers

Hamdan bin Zayed directs ERC to support Beirut explosion victims
ABU DHABI / WAM His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has directed the ERC to support orphans who have lost their families in the explosion in (...)
Emirates Business - 10 August 2020
Oil climbs with Aramco seeing demand recovery continuing
Bloomberg Oil snapped a two-day losing streak as Saudi Aramco predicted demand will continue to improve through the rest of the year, despite many regions across the world struggling to bring the coronavirus under control. Crude consumption in (...)
Emirates Business - 10 August 2020
UAE extends deadline for visit visa holders by 30 days
Abu Dhabi / WAM The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA) issued a decision to extend the deadline for holders of expired entry permits and visas from August 11 for one month, to enable them to leave the country and exempt them (...)
Emirates Business - 10 August 2020
Green shoots of revival bloom as Dubai accelerates tourism rebound
DUBAI / WAM Dubai’s tourism and hospitality sectors are benefitting from a rapid rebound driven by a multi-phase roadmap being executed by the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Dubai Tourism. “Dubai continues to take effective steps (...)
Emirates Business - 10 August 2020
Ajman DED obtains 4 ISO certificates
Ajman / WAM Ajman’s Department of Economic Development (DED) received on Monday four new ISO certificates, namely ISO 22301 for Business Continuity, ISO 45001 – Occupational Health & Safety, ISO 14001 – Environmental Management System and PAS (...)
Emirates Business - 10 August 2020
Bee’ah expands into Saudi with three new contracts in Madinah
MADINAH / WAM Bee’ah, the Middle East’s award-winning sustainability pioneer, is expanding into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in support of Saudi Vision 2030, after being awarded three contracts for waste management services in Madinah, covering the (...)
Emirates Business - 10 August 2020
Sharjah Age Friendly city 86% complete
Sharjah / WAM The Sharjah Age Friendly city programme is 86 percent completed, since work began in 2017. Aisha Hashem, the supervisor of the Sharjah Age Friendly programme, explained that there are 189 standards to measure the extent of (...)
Emirates Business - 10 August 2020
Ministry hosts session on content creation
Abu Dhabi / WAM The Ministry for Cultural and Youth announced the agenda of the fourth week of its summer camp, with a discussion session chaired by Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Youth, entitled, “Content Creation: The (...)
Emirates Business - 10 August 2020
Running red light threatens safety of road users: ADP
ABU DHABI / WAM The Abu Dhabi Police (ADP) has warned drivers about the risks of running a red light when not paying attention and called it a dangerous violation. The ADP cited three reasons for running a red light, which are speeding on (...)
Emirates Business - 10 August 2020
Union Properties completes debt restructuring with Emirates NBD
DUBAI / WAM Union Properties on Monday announced that it has successfully reached an agreement with Emirates NBD for the full restructuring of its outstanding AED946 million debt with the bank along with payment of the initial amount as per the (...)
Emirates Business - 10 August 2020
Abu Dhabi unveils new customer relationship management platform
Abu Dhabi / WAM The Department of Government Support, which is represented by the Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA) announced the launch of the new Customer Relationship Management platform for the Abu Dhabi Government. The platform aims to (...)
Emirates Business - 8 August 2020
d3 Architecture Festival 2020 launched
dubai / WAM Dubai Design District (d3) on Saturday launched the inaugural d3 Architecture Festival in partnership with the Royal Institute of British Architects Gulf Chapter (RIBA Gulf Chapter) establishing the emirate’s first platform to (...)
Emirates Business - 8 August 2020
Number of operating firms in Jumeirah reaches 3,648
Dubai / WAM A report by the Business Registration and Licensing (BRL) sector of Dubai Economy shows that the number of operating businesses in Jumeirah reached 3,648 to date. According to a press release issued by Dubai Economy on Saturday, the (...)
Emirates Business - 8 August 2020
History not yet repeated
Seventy-five years ago, three days after the first use of a nuclear weapon, the second occurred. There has not been a third in the subsequent 27,394 days. One of humanity’s remarkable achievements is this absence of something. President Harry S (...)
Emirates Business - 8 August 2020
Bank of England is playing with fire
The Bank of England (BOE) risks being in a category of one. In its quarterly monetary policy report, it presented a surprisingly chipper assessment of how it expects the UK to recover from the pandemic lockdown. Its relative optimism was in (...)
Emirates Business - 8 August 2020
Truth is first casualty of the pandemic finance
The true financial cost of Covid-19 is something India would rather not acknowledge, let alone bear — at least not until the pandemic has played out. That explains why the central bank allowed a one-time restructuring of corporate and personal (...)
Emirates Business - 8 August 2020
How Covid-19 chilled credit card in the US!
In case it wasn’t obvious by now, the economic downturn in America has been most unusual during the past several months. But just to hammer home the point, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Report on Household Debt and Credit for the second (...)
Emirates Business - 8 August 2020
Crashed Air India jet’s black boxes found; death toll 18
Bloomberg The black boxes of an Air India Express jet that crashed, killing at least 18 people, has been recovered after authorities completed the rescue operation. The digital flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder can help (...)
Emirates Business - 8 August 2020
Airbus plane deliveries increase 36% in July
Bloomberg Airbus SE delivered 49 new jets to its customers last month, overcoming travel restrictions and virus-afflicted demand to post its third straight monthly increase. The July tally, achieved solely with narrow-body aircraft, marked a 36% (...)
Emirates Business - 8 August 2020
UK’s Virgin Atlantic secures US recognition for restructuring
Bloomberg Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd was granted US bankruptcy protection as the carrier controlled by Richard Branson pursues a 1.2 billion-pound ($1.6 billion) rescue plan in the UK. The provisional ruling by US Bankruptcy Judge Michael E (...)
Emirates Business - 8 August 2020
Sheikh Mohamed directs urgent humanitarian assistance to Lebanon
Abu Dhabi / WAM Under the directives by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the UAE is offering urgent humanitarian assistance to assist those affected (...)
Emirates Business - 5 August 2020
Abu Dhabi’s Tawazun to build satellite centre with Airbus
ABU DHABI / WAM Tawazun Economic Council has formed a collaboration with Airbus and the National Space Science and Technology Centre (NSSTC) from UAE University, to build and develop a Satellite Assembly, Integration and Testing (AIT) Centre (...)
Emirates Business - 5 August 2020



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