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Dubai hosts first medical conference since onset of Covid-19 pandemic

More than 450 local and international health specialists attended physically or virtually

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Dubai’s RTA to launch second phase of Bus On-Demand service this month

The second phase of the service will cover areas including International City, The Greens and Dubai Silicon Oasis

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Covid-19: Dubai Sports Council closes 3 centres, fines 6 more

It inspected 124 sports facilities and five sports events in the emirate between September 15-19

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Dubai Police arrest actress for flouting Covid-19 precautions at parties

The woman posted videos from the parties on Snapchat, which showed no social distancing, police said

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Flydubai to resume flights to the Maldives next month

The service expands flydubai’s network to 40 destinations

A tech guide to embracing the new normal at airports

New technologies assist in enforcing social distancing guidelines at airports

Dubai closes café; fines 7 businesses, warns 5 for flouting Covid-19 guidelines

As many as 660 businesses were found fully compliant with the precautionary guidelines

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Emirates adds second daily flight from Dubai to Bahrain starting September 20

EK837 will depart from Dubai at 9.45am and arrive in Bahrain at 10am

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UAE reports 809 Covid-19 cases; gatherings at weddings and funerals limited to 10 people

The Ministry of Health and Prevention said that there were also 722 recoveries

Air India Express allowed to resume Dubai flights after brief suspension

The airline had been asked to suspend flights to and from Dubai for 15 days since it “erronously” permitted Covid-19 positive passengers onboard two flights

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Video: Australia’s University of Wollongong opens new campus in Dubai

The 200,000-square-foot standalone facility is located in Dubai Knowledge Park

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UAE’s first kosher restaurant opens in Burj Khalifa’s Armani Hotel Dubai

Resident guests of the hotel will also be offered the option of kosher in-room dining services

DP World, Israel Shipyards weigh joint bid for Haifa port

Dubai-based DP World will set up a venture with Israel Shipyards Industries to participate in the tender for the port’s privatisation

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UAE offers full educational scholarships for children of healthcare workers

The Hayyakum initiative will allow these students to study at public schools from this academic year until their graduation from high school

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Dubai fines 12 businesses, warns 5 for flouting Covid-19 safety measures

These fines were levied on establishments in Wadi Al Safa 7, Al Hebiah Second, and Al Rashidiya

Fire breaks out at Al Quoz warehouse in Dubai

Dubai Civil Defence put out the fire with no injuries

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Dubai’s Emirates NBD signs MoU with Bank Leumi Le-Israel

Bank Leumi currently holds approximately 30 per cent market share in the Israeli banking system

UAE’s Majid Al Futtaim inaugurates food hall at City Centre Deira

The food hall concept features live cooking stations and a creative lounge space

Seven steps Dubai schools must take if someone tests positive for Covid-19

In July, KHDA issued a list of 100-plus protocols for the re-opening of private schools across the emirate

Dubai’s Emirates resumes A380 service to Moscow

Emirates currently serves five cities utilising its A380 aircraft, including Cairo Paris, London Heathrow, Guangzhou and Toronto

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IPL 2020: Dubai’s DP World signs long-term sponsorship agreement with Royal Challengers Bangalore

The IPL 2020 cricket tournament is set to commence in the UAE from September 19

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Dubai Police arrest DJ, two others for throwing party in breach of Covid-19 regulations

They were arrested after a video of the crowded party started circulating across social media platforms

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Dubai’s Emirates NBD enters into MoU with Israel’s Bank Hapoalim

The agreement will allow Israeli clients to transact directly in the UAE

Dubai carrier Emirates offers year-long travel incentives to students and families

Student travellers can enjoy special discounts on economy and business class fares, additional baggage and a free date change of their booking

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Covid-19: Dubai Tourism closes 4 establishments and issues final warnings to 19 more

Dubai Tourism is communicating with stakeholders, providing them guidance, insights and industry updates to help them comply with the necessary guidelines

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Dubai’s Emirates offers Dhs150 Covid tests at American Hospital branches

Home or office testing within Dubai for a minimum of two passengers is also available at Dhs250

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Restaurant shut in Dubai’s Blue Waters for flouting Covid-19 regulations

Authorities are carrying out daily inspections to ensure adherence to Covid-19 precautionary measures

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Dubai’s DHA reduces price of Covid-19 PCR tests to Dhs250

The DHA says that it is doing so to make testing more accessible to the public and encourage proactive medical examinations

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Emirates and Etihad to resume flights from UAE to Casablanca

In addition to Casablanca, Etihad will also operate a direct flight from Abu Dhabi to Morocco’s capital, Rabat, from October 28

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Man arrested, fined Dhs50,000 for breaking Covid-19 quarantine rules in Dubai

The man, who posted a video on social media saying he had gone out to buy coffee despite being infected with the virus, was charged with “endangering his life and that of others”