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Mubadala, ADNOC and ADQ form alliance to grow green hydrogen economy in the UAE

The alliance will develop a roadmap to create hydrogen production sites in Abu Dhabi and the UAE

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Abu Dhabi expands ‘green list’ of countries that do not require quarantine

Bahrain is the latest to be added to the list, which also includes other Gulf countries

Sharjah

Sharjah: Staff at private educational institutions must pay for mandatory PCR test every 14 days

An exception will be made for those employees who have received both the doses of the vaccine, or those who have a medical condition that exempts them from taking the jab

One Central Covid-19 Vaccination Centre in Dubai World Trade Centre

Covid-19 vaccination centre opens in Dubai World Trade Centre; minimum age for jab reduced to 16

The total number of vaccination centres in Dubai has reached 120

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Abu Dhabi announces Dhs6bn boost for SMEs

The programme is funded by Ghadan 21’s SME credit guarantee scheme

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 3,453 cases; total infections cross 250,000

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 745

Philippines

Covid-19: Philippines consulate in Dubai closed for two days

All those who availed of consular services on Sunday, January 17, have been advised to get tested for Covid-19

Power Letters 2021: Najeeb Mohammed Al-Ali, executive director, commissioner general office, Expo 2020 Dubai

Expo 2020 Dubai will be a vital, timely platform to bring the world together, in a spirit of hope and optimism and a unified purpose to inspire solutions

Dubai bets on speedy vaccine rollout to keep Expo 2020 on track

The Expo is meant to be one of the biggest events globally this year and generate billions of dollars for the government

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi operates inaugural flight to Athens

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will initially begin flights to Athens, Thessaloniki, Alexandria, Kutaisi, Larnaca, Odesa and Yerevan

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SpiceJet adds five destinations to India from UAE’s Ras Al Khaimah Airport

SpiceJet will now fly to Mumbai, Cochin, Amritsar, Lucknow, Delhi and Jaipur from Ras Al Khaimah Airport

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Emirates to indefinitely suspend flights between Dubai and Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane

The airline said the decision was made due to “operational reasons”

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Abu Dhabi changes Covid-19 testing rules for those entering from within the country

A negative PCR or DPI test result not older than 48 hours is required to enter Abu Dhabi

Power Letters 2021: Dr. Azad Moopen, founder chairman and MD, Aster DM Healthcare

Aster adopted proactive measures which helped tide over the problems fairly smoothly

Best practices for regional business to manage a diverse workforce

For successful outcomes, an organisation’s journey with diversity and inclusion must be continuous one

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Emirates suspends all flights between Dubai and South Africa

The airline will halt flights between the UAE and South Africa from January 16-28

Energy firm Engie partners with Abu Dhabi on tech-driven sustainability project

Blue Carbon project seeks to rehabilitate Abu Dhabi’s mangrove habitats using drones

Air Arabia resumes daily flights to Doha

The announcement comes after the UAE restored ties with Qatar earlier this month

Abu Dhabi Investment Office establishes international presence in US, Asia and Europe

The network of new locations will offer unprecedented access to the emirate’s offerings

Covid-19: UAE reports 3,382 cases, highest daily rise in infections

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 726

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Dubai’s Emaar Malls CEO Rajiv Suri resigns four months after appointment

Amit Jain will take over Suri’s responsibilities “until further notice”

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi plans Tel Aviv flights from Feb with fares starting from Dhs99

The low-cost carrier begins operations from Abu Dhabi this month

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Dubai’s Ducab appoints new group CEO

Mohammed Abdul Rahman Al Mutawa, the first Emirati in the role, replaces Andrew Shaw

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Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammed condoles death of Saudi Prince Khalid bin Abdullah

The Saudi prince was a high-profile thoroughbred owner-breeder

Emirates Post expands operations into Israel

People in the UAE can now use EPG’s postal and international premium services to send items to Israel

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UAE’s non-oil trade reaches Dhs1.033 trillion for January-September 2020

China was the UAE’s leading trading partner with a total trade of Dhs124.45bn

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Bahrain scores high in cost-effective supply chains

FDi says Bahrain is competitive in construction permits, energy prices, and taxes

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Dubai Tourism signs agreement with GDRFA to collaborate on residency permits, special visas

The two entities will collaborate on special residency programmes including the Virtual Working programme, Golden Visas for investors and retirement visa too

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Al Habtoor opens booking for new luxury residential tower along banks of Dubai Water Canal

The 73-storey Amna Tower features 537 luxury units, including four ultra-luxury penthouses

Covid-19: UAE reports highest daily rise in infections

The case count across the country has now risen to 239,587