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UAE residency: Foreign students can now sponsor families

Foreign students in the UAE will now be permitted to sponsor their families, provided they have the financial means to do so

Prism Group, Abu Dhabi’s Royal Strategic Partners appoint Moelis & Company to advise on Finablr deal

Prism formed a consortium with RSP to complete the purchase of the group at the end of last year

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UAE’s Mahzooz lottery player wins Dhs1m in weekly draw

It is the draw’s third millionaire winner in the last month

Abu Dhabi’s Department of Health approves 3 new Covid-19 diagnostic tests

The new tests offer faster results and enable physicians to make swift decisions regarding medical treatment

Dubai’s Emirates to resume flights to Australia

The carrier will resume operations to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane later this week

Dubai’s RTA completes construction of bus stations at Al Jaffiliya, Al Qusais and Deira

The new stations deliver integrated modern services

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DEWA’s Dhs256m water pipeline project in Dubai nears completion

It will extend DEWA’s water transmission network by 36km across Dubai and is now nearly 88 per cent complete

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UAE says seeking clarity from Denmark regarding suspension of flights

Denmark suspended all flights from the UAE for five days starting Thursday

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Sharjah attracted $220m FDI in 2020

There was a 60 per cent increase in the number of FDI projects between Q3 and Q4 in 2020

Covid-19: Dubai announces new restrictions for restaurants, gyms and events

Attendance at parties and weddings will be limited to first-degree relatives

Cebu Pacific offers Dubai-Manila flights at fares starting Dhs300

Special fares are available from January 22-28, for travel from March 1-June 30, 2021

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Dubai reschedules first dose of Covid-19 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

However, all appointments for the second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine will go ahead as scheduled

Digital transformation: How can regional companies undergo a successful transition

Digital transformation has now become ubiquitous – not just for IT teams, but for executives across all organisations

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development ends 2020 with Dhs117.3m worth of projects

The projects injected 14.38MW into the electric grids of five partner countries

UAE approves Russian vaccine Sputnik for emergency use

This marks the third vaccine approved for use in the country

UAE operators Etisalat, du raise foreign ownership to 49%

Etisalat first opened up to foreign ownership in 2015

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Qatar Airways to begin flights to Dubai, Abu Dhabi next week

It will operate a double daily service from Doha to Dubai and a single flight between Doha and Abu Dhabi

Dubai hotels and restaurants to cease entertainment activities until further notice

The suspension comes into effect from Thursday, January 21

Second phase of Dubai’s Pfizer vaccination campaign might begin earlier than April

The first phase, which targets those in the priority categories, is slated to end in March

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Dubai will end Covid-19 vaccination campaign by December 2021, says taking jab is not compulsory

The authorities in Dubai aim to vaccinate 70 per cent of its resident population

UAE leaders congratulate Biden on inauguration as US President

Sheikh Khalifa wished Biden success and expressed hope that the two countries would deepen their decades-long partnership in working together

Aldar jumps as Abu Dhabi signs off on $12bn in deals

The company will take on management of Dhs30bn in developments and provide oversight for projects worth Dhs10bn

First Abu Dhabi Bank acquires 100% of Bank Audi Egypt’s share capital

The proceeds will help strengthen Bank Audi group’s capitalisation and financial resilience

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Etihad Airways to restart flights between Abu Dhabi and Doha in February

The service will operate daily using an Airbus A320 and a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Dubai Health Authority

Dubai suspends non-urgent elective surgeries for one month

DHA says the directive is to allow health facilities manage Covid-19 cases

UAE Covid-19 Vaccine Drive Through

Drive-through Covid-19 vaccine centres to be introduced across the UAE

These centres will be operated by Abu Dhabi Healthcare Services (SEHA) and will increase the total number of locations for Covid-19 vaccines to 218

Covid-19 update: UAE reports highest daily rise in infections

The case count in the UAE has crossed 263,000

Digital Economy: UAE consumers to pivot away from cash – report

Young and digitally savvy populations across the Middle East and Africa region are key to long-term growth outlook

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UAE’s frontline workers eligible for upgraded medical insurance

Eligible professionals enrolled in the Frontline Heroes Office registry will enjoy expanded coverage, with benefits similar to Daman’s “Enhanced Sahtak”

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UAE administers more than 2 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine

The country aims to vaccinate more than 50 per cent of its population during the first quarter of this year