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

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

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Dubai Economy issues 42,640 new licences in 2020

It represented a 4 per cent increase over the number of new licences issued in 2019

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Dubai Economy receives 59,130 consumer complaints in 2020

The complaints marked a 51 per cent increase compared to 39,113 received in 2019

Covid-19: Thermal scanners, temperature checks no longer required for Dubai businesses

Dubai Economy has updated protocols and regulations for re-opening of businesses in Dubai from January 1, 2021

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Four steps for UAE businesses to up their e-commerce game

Many consumers are unlikely to give up online shopping even after the pandemic ends

New Dubai government-backed payment app launches in UAE

Empay will avail instant credit facility for making various payments

How Covid-19 propelled the UAE’s digital payments space

Increased online activity in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak has led to a rise in digital payments

Dubai Economy fines 3 businesses for flouting Covid-19 measures

Inspections found that 748 shops and commercial establishments fully complied with the precautionary measures

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Covid-19: Fitness centre in Dubai shut down due to repeated violations

Inspection teams from the Dubai Sports Council and Dubai Economy, alongside Dubai Municipality, carried out checks at facilities across the emirate

Dubai Economy, Dubai Sports Council fine 11 gyms for flouting Covid-19 measures

Violations were spotted in gyms located in Hor Al Anz, Al Qusais, Al Muhaisnah, and Al Murar areas

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Covid-19: Dubai Economy fines six establishments, warns 1

The field inspectors also found 189 businesses to be fully compliant with all the guidelines

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Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,075 new cases, Dubai Economy shuts service centre

The service centre in Dubai’s Al Twar area was shut down after its opening ceremony was found to be “overcrowded”

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Dubai fines 5 businesses, warns 7 for flouting Covid-19 measures

The violations were spotted in establishments located in Hor Al Anz and Naif areas

Dubai closes brokerage office; fines 8 businesses and warns 1 for flouting Covid-19 measures

The violations were spotted in businesses located in Al Muraqqabat, Naif, Ayal Nasir, and Al Thanyah First areas

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Dubai repays 10-year $750m bonds certificates

The 10-year Euro Medium Term Note Programme reached maturity on October 5

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Dubai fines 8 businesses, warns 13 for violating Covid-19 protocols

The inspections teams also found that 656 commercial establishments fully complied with the precautionary measures

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Dubai launches new business incubator to support British SMEs

The incubator has been launched in cooperation with the British Centres for Business in Dubai

Dubai fines 5 businesses, warns 3 for flouting Covid protocols

The violating establishments were from Nadd Al Hammar, Port Seed and Naif

Dubai Economy fines 10 businesses, warns 11 for flouting Covid-19 guidelines

The violating establishments included four gyms and six retail outlets

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Dubai Economy fines 18 entities, warns 12 others for non-compliance with Covid-19 protocols

The businesses which were issued fines were spread across several shopping centres, as well as Dubai International City, Al-Daghaya, and Ayal Nasir

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Dubai Economy fines seven entities for non-compliance with Covid-19 precautionary measures

The inspectors added that they found 720 commercial establishments which fully complied with all the guidelines

Dubai closes café; fines 9 businesses and warns 6 for violating Covid-19 measures

As many as 668 shops and commercial establishments were found to have complied with the precautionary measures

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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 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

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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 closes restaurant, fines gym for not adhering to Covid guidelines

Daily inspection visits are being carried out across the emirate, officials confirmed

Dubai attracted around Dhs12bn of FDI in H1 2020

There were 190 FDI projects announced in the emirate in H1 2020, around 50 per cent of them being greenfield initiatives

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Dubai offices allowed to reopen with 50% capacity; public transport timings revised

Earlier, offices were permitted to reopen with only 30 per cent of their staff in attendance

Dubai Economy renews 33,874 licences through its ‘Auto Renewal’ service

The Business Registration & Licencing (BRL) sector also recorded a 62 per cent increase in auto renewal transactions during the first four months of 2020, compared to the same period in 2019

Dubai reduces instant licence fee by over 90 per cent to Dhs250

For existing licence holders, the new fee will apply at the time of renewals