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Emirates suspends flights from two African countries to Dubai

The suspensions from Angola and Guinea take effect from Tuesday, December 28

Public parking in Dubai to remain free on Fridays ‘until further notice’

Revised timings have been announced by the RTA for the Dubai Metro

Dubai private schools can opt for early start or late finish as part of new work week

On Fridays, schools cannot finish later than 12pm

Dubai Duty Free records Dhs87m worth of sales in three-day promotion

The retailer offered a 25 per cent discount on a range of merchandise over three days from December 18-20

Dubai fintech firm iBloxx gets DMCC crypto trading licence

The firm designs AI and machine learning algorithms to manage active trading models for crypto commodity markets

Dubai’s Emirates announces extension of flight suspension from Kenya

Dubai had announced a 48-hour temporary suspension on all flights from Kenya on December 20

In pictures: Dubai Shopping Festival markets open up across the city

The free-to-attend markets can be found in various locations across the city including Al Seef, Burj Park Downtown, Rigga and Global Village

Emirates to reopen 20 airport lounges across its network

First and business class passengers, as well as platinum and gold skywards members to have access to more than 120 Emirates lounges

Dubai World Trade Centre to become regulator for virtual assets and crypto

DWTC will be designing a comprehensive ecosystem for this sector within Dubai

Dubai airport back at ‘100% operating capacity’

Terminal 3 is expected to serve more than 1.6 million passengers in the second half of December

Ain Dubai announces New Year’s Eve packages

The observation wheel, which opened earlier this year, has packages ranging from Dhs1,500 to Dhs67,500

Dubai temporarily suspends flights from Kenya – Emirates

Emirates says inbound flights from Kenya for will be suspended for 48 hours effective from Monday

SecureKloud Technologies partners with Dubai-based Cognicx to expand footprint in the region

Under this partnership, the companies aim to help customer’s in their cloud migration processes while also creating new solutions in data modernisation, and cybersecurity

Dubai’s RTA awards contract for 16km of roads at Al Quoz 2

The project will improve the accessibility of the market complex and Al Quoz Lake Park

Dubai’s Emirates to operate flights at full capacity to Brisbane as Australian city eases restrictions

The airline’s flights will also return to full capacity on the Dubai-Perth route from February 5

Dubai’s DIFC Courts launches specialised court for the digital economy

The new court aims to start providing services in the first quarter of 2022

Emaar reveals celebration plans for New Year’s Eve in Downtown Dubai

The show this year, called ‘Eve of Wonders’, will include a fireworks display choreographed to laser, lights and music

Voices from the top: Raja Al Mazrouei, executive vice president, DIFC FinTech Hive

2022 will build on the roots of opportunities created in 2021

Dubai Shopping Festival begins on December 15: Here’s what it features this year

The event – currently in its 27th edition – will run until January 30, 2022

Dubai-based Tradeling appoints Harry Pappas as chief financial officer

Pappas joins Tradeling with over 20 years of experience in finance and accounting

1000 Miglia Experience UAE Jubilee Edition

Iconic 1000 Miglia classic car race to come to the UAE in 2022

The by-invitation race will cover all the seven emirates and will be held from February 18-22, 2022

Expo 2020 Dubai visits exceed 6.3 million as of December 13

Visitor numbers were boosted by music concerts, sporting events and National Day celebrations

De Montfort University Dubai

UK’s De Montfort University opens its first international campus in Dubai

It will offer students a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses including cybersecurity, fashion marketing and psychology

Dubai renewable solar energy

Dubai reduces 33% of carbon emissions in 2020

Dubai aims to become a carbon-neutral economy by 2050

Careem Quik

Careem launches 15-minute grocery delivery service in Dubai

Its Quik service will initially be available in JVC, Marina, and Business Bay before the end of the year

SME Revival case study: Dubai’s Finyal Media on its expansion plans

The podcast network creates content for young Arabs across the MENA region

Dubai E-scooters

RTA to operates e-scooters in 10 Dubai districts from Q1 2022

The RTA plans to expand the use of e-scooters to several other districts in the city

Dubai welcomes 4.88 million tourists between Jan-Oct 2021

A total of 9.4 million room nights were booked during the first 10 months of the year

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Dubai becomes world’s first paperless government

All 45 government entities in the emirate are now paperless and provide more than 1,800 digital services covering 10,500 key transactions

Dubai plans to list district cooling firm Empower in IPO push

The government said last month it wants to sell shares in 10 companies, and it has been encouraging private and family-owned businesses to follow suit