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Social space: A roundup of all the GCC social media news in July

Fadi Khater, founder and managing partner of digital marketing agency Netizency, provides an overview of social media trends in the region

Expo 2020 Dubai uses wellness wearables to improve workers’ safety

The wellness wearable devices, regularly used by elite athletes worldwide, have been tailored to the needs of construction workers

Emirates issues travel advisory for passengers travelling to and from Dubai

Travel protocols have changed in the UAE in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic

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Kuwait’s 91-year-old Emir undergoes ‘successful surgery’

The 91-year-old ruler had been admitted to hospital on Saturday for medical tests

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Kuwait’s Emir in hospital for checkups, Crown Prince to assume some duties

The 91-year-old emir went to hospital “to carry out a number of medical checkups”

Explainer: Is the booming healthy snacks sector in the region well regulated?

As consumers in the GCC increasingly focus on adopting fitter lifestyles, the regional health food industry has seen massive growth, suggests Mahmoud Adham, founder and CEO, Munchbox

Uber introduces enhanced Covid-19 safety precautions in the UAE

The new measures will be in place until the end of June after which it will be reviewed

Why IT plays a big role in employee care in the time of Covid-19

In the Covid-19 era, automation application can support employees, track potential company-wide health issues and bolster business continuity

Why Covid-19 is leading to a digital transformation in healthcare

The pandemic will prompt authorities to re-examine the robustness of their healthcare systems, says Damien NG, PhD, Next Generation Research at Julius Baer

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UAE changes timings of national disinfection drive during Ramadan

Certain stores will now be allowed to operate from 6am until 10pm