Marhaba partners with Dubai’s Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital

Marhaba partners with Dubai’s Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital

The partnership will offer an exclusive range of travel products, with all profits going to the hospital

National Digital Talent Program Launch Emirates NBD

Emirates NBD launches ‘National Digital Talent Program’ to support Emirati youth and UAE’s AI strategy

Emirates NBD, through its new talent programme aims to nurture and develop young Emiratis, making them future-ready to support the digital economy

UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed addresses nation

UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed addresses the nation, outlines the country’s future ambitions

The president said the private sector plays a key role in the UAE’s economy and that the nation needs to boost its economic competitiveness and top global indicators

UAE reports 1,522 Covid-19 cases, 1,475 recoveries

The Covid-19 nationwide case count has risen to 967,597

Female

Pandemic sparks surge of female entrepreneurship in the UAE – report

New data from LinkedIn and World Economic Forum shows that gender bias and economic impact of the pandemic led to a rise in ‘necessity entrepreneurs’

DEWA completes 57% construction of water microfiltration units in Hatta

DEWA completes 57% construction of water microfiltration units in Hatta

The project will be completed by the end of this year

Airbnb readies $2bn buyback on surge in travel demand

Dubai ranks as 10th best Airbnb destination globally in 2022

According to the latest data from Inkifi, Dubai has 15,948 Airbnb active rentals

Abu Dhabi Chamber announces digital services on TAMM

Abu Dhabi Chamber introduces smart government services on TAMM 

Customers can now access a curated package of smart services through four main channels such as customer service centres, contact centres, the TAMM website and smart app

DP World’s Imperial acquires a controlling stake in Africa FMCG Distribution Ltd in Nigeria

DP World’s Imperial acquires stake in AFMCG Distribution in Nigeria

Acquisition aligns with DP World’s aim to become the leading market access and logistics partner in Africa

Sheikh Hamdan approves social benefits worth Dhs44n for People of Determination

Sheikh Hamdan approves social benefits worth Dhs44m for people of determination

The benefits cover people of determination below the age of 60, who have physical or mental impairments

Covid

UAE reports 1,554 Covid-19 cases, 1,288 recoveries

The Covid-19 nationwide case count has risen to 966,075

Flydubai suspends flights to Sri Lanka till end of August

Flydubai suspends flights to Sri Lanka till end of August

The passengers who had booked their tickets will be refunded their money

Dubai ranked among top five global maritime hubs

Dubai ranked among top five global maritime hubs

The ranking is based on the latest findings of the Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Centre Development (ISCD) Index

UAE President to visit France

UAE President orders Dhs1.5bn housing benefits to Abu Dhabi citizens

The benefit will cover more than 1,100 beneficiaries in the emirate

productivity

How to bolster productivity during shortened working hours

Effective strategies must be deployed to get more work done in a shorter period of time without compromising productivity

Dubai

Dubai home sales surge even as prices for larger houses moderate

Prices for villas grew at a monthly rate of 1.7 per cent in June, down from an average of 2.3 per cent per month last year

Red Cross Abu Dhabi

International Committee of the Red Cross to open office in Abu Dhabi

The UAE government signed an agreement with the International Committee of the Red Cross to establish the office

Free parking Abu Dhabi

Free public parking in Abu Dhabi shifted to Sundays instead of Fridays

The regulation will come into effect from July 15

Israel

Calev’s newsroom: Energy cooperation between UAE and Israel

The future of energy cooperation between the two countries holds great potential for mutually beneficial partnerships

Smart security

Smart security: Investing in a safer world

We explore how a rapidly changing geopolitical landscape has driven investment prospects in certain sector

Nasdaq Dubai China

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China lists five bonds worth $2.68bn on Nasdaq Dubai

The note is the first ever carbon-neutrality theme bond issued in the GCC region

Abu Dhabi Colombia

Abu Dhabi, Colombia collaborate to boost energy sector

The Abu Dhabi Department of Energy and Ministry of Mines and Energy of Colombia will explore opportunities for financing projects in energy areas including use, and storage of hydrogen

UAE Cabinet

Emirati federal govt employees can receive paid leave to start a business

The cabinet also approved housing loans for citizens worth Dhs2.4bn for the next six months, with 500 beneficiaries per month

construction

How digitalisation in construction can foster collaboration

Technology such as building information modelling is improving efficiency in construction by ensuring time savings and cost reductions

UAE launches NextGenFDI to attract world’s top digital companies

UAE launches NextGenFDI to attract world’s top digital companies

The campaign would encourage more than 300 global technology firms to relocate to the UAE

UAE's Landmark Group appoints new CEO Kabir Lumba for Retail

UAE’s Landmark Group appoints new CEO for Retail

Kabir Lumba will lead as the new CEO for Landmark Retail

Covid-19

UAE reports 1,688 Covid-19 cases, 1,667 recoveries

The nationwide case count has risen to 958,070

Dubai announces free parking for Eid Al Adha

Paid parking across Dubai will resume on Tuesday, July 12

UAE foreign minister discusses bilateral cooperation with Indonesia

UAE foreign minister discusses bilateral cooperation with Indonesia

The UAE and Indonesia signed the comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) in July

Kuwait Finance House

Kuwait lender KFH to buy Bahrain’s Ahli United for $11.6bn

The potential combination would create the Gulf’s seventh-largest lender with $115bn in assets