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Emirates Dubai 7s will be part of rescheduled HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series

Dubai will host both the Men’s and Women’s competitions, with both tournaments taking place on pitch one and pitch two for the first time since the inception of the Women’s Series

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Etisalat, du to rely more heavily on UAE credit rating score for new postpaid customers

With the addition of Etisalat and du’s data, AECB’s customer information database stands at 9 million individuals and 600,000 companies

Drew Joshua Dennehy Three Coffee

The SME Story: Drew Joshua Dennehy, co-founder and general manager of Three Coffee

Dubai-based Three Coffee aims to implement sustainable practices along the entire coffee value chain

Dubai real estate market may bottom out next year, S&P says

A property glut and faltering demand in the Middle East’s business hub have driven prices down by more than a third since the market peaked some seven years ago

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Dubai Municipality confiscates 26 tons of paan, over 400,000 packs of cigarettes

The products did not conform to UAE specifications and did not bear a digital tax stamp

DP World, China Harbour vie for roles in Sudanese ports

DP World has expressed interest in developing the southern terminal at Port Sudan

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Dubai expands Covid-19 vaccine eligibility criteria

Those aged 60 and above with a resident visa issued in any emirate, but residing in Dubai, can register for the vaccine

Dubai-listed Emaar Properties and Emaar Malls announce merger plans

As part of the transaction, the existing business of Emaar Malls will be reconstituted in a wholly owned subsidiary of Emaar Properties

DIFC employee savings plan locks in $127m in assets under management in first year

Within one year, 19,182 members of the DIFC workforce have been enrolled in the plan

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Dubai Culture to grant 10-year residency visas to 1,000 individuals in upcoming phase

Since the announcement of the Cultural Visa in 2019, Dubai Culture has received 261 visa applications from 46 countries

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Dubai’s RTA, Emirates sign agreement to cooperate in asset management

This agreement follows the Dubai government’s directive for government entities to leverage the expertise of semi-government and private organisations

Mosque Dubai Ramadan tent

Covid-19: All Ramadan tent permits in Dubai are cancelled

The Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department said that no tents are allowed outside mosques, houses or any other public places during Ramadan

Dewa Jebel Ali Power Generation and Water Production Complex

Dubai’s DEWA bags Guinness record for largest single-site natural gas power facility

The complex can generate 9,547 MW of electricity

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Dubai’s Global Village to resume ‘musical fireworks’

The venue had announced on February 3 that all shows and street entertainment will remain suspended

Sacha Jafri The Journey of Humanity Dubai

Sacha Jafri attempts to raise Dhs110m with record 17,000 sqft painting in Dubai

The artwork was created over 28 weeks in the ballroom of the Atlantis, The Palm from March to September 2020

Emirates Dubai Khartoum

Emirates to operate daily flights between Dubai and Sudan’s capital Khartoum

The daily flights will commence from March 9, 2021

Customers flying Dubai’s Emirates can now purchase empty adjoining seats, starting at Dhs200

The airline has also introduced discounts on excess baggage rates to support demand from customers

Trump’s Dubai golf expansion gets delayed until at least 2022

The 18-hole course designed by Tiger Woods is reportedly facing another delay

Work progresses on One Za’abeel project in Dubai with Tower B topped out

The One Za’abeel project includes two towers and ‘The Link’ – claimed to be the world’s longest cantilevered structure

Ben Kinerman-Daltrey KinFitz & Co

The SME Story: Ben Kinerman-Daltrey, co-founder of KinFitz & Co

KinFitz & Co is a sales recruitment, training and coaching business, working specifically with startups and SMEs

GEMS Wellington Primary School Dubai

GEMS to close Wellington Primary School in Dubai

Its students will be shifted to GEMS Wellington Academy – Al Khail

Dubai Covid-19 Restrictions

Dubai extends Covid-19 restrictions until the beginning of Ramadan

Pubs and bars will remain closed, while restaurants and cafés are required to close by 1am

Emirates Dubai Health Authority

Dubai Health Authority to share Covid-19 medical records with Emirates

The two entities signed an MoU to share, store and verify passenger health information related to Covid-19 infections, testing and vaccination

Cluj-Napoka

Flydubai to launch flights to Romania’s Cluj-Napoka from March

With the start of flights to Cluj-Napoka, the carrier will serve the Romanian market with a total of 16 weekly flights

Dubai Private Schools

Students enrolled in Dubai private schools reach 286,588

Dubai has 210 schools offering 17 different curricula, and 36 higher education institutions

Dubai South Properties The Pulse Villas

Dubai South Properties launch The Pulse Villas, 50% sold out

Located within Dubai South’s Residential District, the villas have a built-up area ranging from 1,894-2,720 square feet

Dubai Land Department completes 1.4 million digital services in 2020

Registration and renewal of Ejari contracts topped the list of digital services last year

Kuwait Dubai Trade

Dubai’s trade with Kuwait reached Dhs8.52bn in H1 2020

Dubai Customs revealed the figures ahead of Kuwait’s 60th National Day which falls on February 25

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise

Dubai Aerospace leases 7 Airbus A321neo aircraft to Indian carrier IndiGo

The aircraft will be delivered in 2021

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UAE private schools admission age changed – ministry

All students currently enrolled at private schools in the UAE will not be affected by the change