Etihad Airways 3D printed face shields PPE

Video: Etihad manufactures 3D-printed face shields for UAE’s healthcare workers

The shields are made from 100 per cent recycled materials

Saudi Arabia

Saudi declares complete curfew across the kingdom during Eid Al Fitr holidays

Until May 22, residents can continue to move freely between 9am-5pm in the regions where the curfew has been eased

Free Covid-19 tests for select expats and all Emiratis in the UAE

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan directed the free testing to begin next week

Abu Dhabi Airports handled over 1,800 weekly cargo flights in March

The airport processed 7,315 cargo flights in March

Abu Dhabi launches digital service for rent refunds on commercial leases

The new online service has been activated in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Department of Finance

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Eid Al Fitr holidays for UAE announced

The five-day break is expected to fall between May 22-26

Most likely cause of Sharjah fire revealed, cladding for up to 150 buildings to be changed

Flammable cladding on the building was found to be one of the main reasons for the fire to spread

Abu Dhabi Movement Permits

Abu Dhabi begins permit system for movement during sterilisation programme

Those who are fined and want to file an appeal can submit their objection within 15 days of the violation

Emirates Loto

Two participants win Dhs500,000 each in the fourth edition of UAE’s Emirates Loto

The randomly selected combination of numbers drawn in the fourth edition of the lottery were 10, 11, 19, 35, 41 and 44

Minor earthquake recorded in Saudi Arabia

The quake, measuring 3.45 on the Richter scale, was recorded in the Asir region, 16km to the east of Khamis Mushayt

Emirates begins limited inbound passenger flights to Dubai

The current destinations for return flights include Frankfurt and London

Air Arabia, flydubai open return flight bookings from UAE

The UAE authorities are yet to announce the resumption of regular commercial passenger flight operations

Revealed: Indian repatriation flight schedule from the UAE

There will be 10 Air India flights organised from Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi to India from May 7-13

Volkswagen Middle East

Volkswagen Middle East launches new e-commerce platform in UAE, Saudi Arabia

A Live Chat facility will also allow customers to access an online personal chat with a dealership’s sales representative

Sharjah extends suspension of all social and sports events

The suspension will be in place until the end of May and could be extended further

Watch: Burj Khalifa lights up as contributions pour in for world’s tallest donation box

For every light purchased for Dhs10 as part of the campaign, one meal is provided to someone in need

Emirates Loto

Three participants share Dhs1m prize in UAE’s Emirates Loto; jackpot raised to Dhs50m

The winning combination of numbers were 6, 17, 20, 27, 32 and 39

Robot technology deployed to disinfect Abu Dhabi airport, screen passengers

The robot will be deployed throughout Abu Dhabi International Airport including staff areas and cargo facilities as well as cabins on passenger aircraft

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Kcal launches limited-edition Ramadan menu with free home delivery in the UAE

The healthy food company has also crafted a special meal plan for those who want to continue to stay on top of their routine throughout the holy month

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Al Ghandi Auto donates 10 Cadillac Escalades to Dubai Police

The 2020 Escalade has a dealer advertised price of Dhs376,000 inclusive of VAT

Abu Dhabi F1 race scheduled to take place in December

The exact dates of the final race of the season has not yet been revealed

Audi Volkswagen Middle East Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services

Audi and Volkswagen supply SUVs to Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services

The vehicles are being used to transport critical equipment, medical supplies and meals to team workers and their families living in the UAE

British Business Group

British Business Group in the UAE launches new website to support companies

Nearly 65 per cent of British Business Group members say they need more clarity on the UAE government schemes available to them

Emirates Loto

Dubai-based Indian and Filipino expats win Dhs500,000 each in Emirates Loto draw

The jackpot prize has been raised to Dhs45m for the next edition of the draw expected to take place on Saturday, May 2

Abu Dhabi’s NMC Health to delist from London Stock Exchange; UAE to seize founder BR Shetty’s assets

NMC Health said last month that they had uncovered $2.7bn of debt hidden from its board, doubling its borrowings to around $5bn

Saudi Arabia changes law for juvenile offenders in the kingdom

Minors will no longer face the death penalty

UAE reports 536 new Covid-19 cases, total cases cross 10,000

The ministry also reported five new fatalities, thereby raising the total death toll up to 76

Dubai’s DIFC says employers can reduce pay during Covid-19 crisis without employee consent

The new directives will remain effective from April 21 – July 31, 2020

Dubai Metro likely to resume services within a “maximum period of one week”

The metro will operate between 7am-7pm during the first phase of the planned reopening of the public transport system

Dubai bans gatherings of more than 10 people during Ramadan

Physical contact including handshakes and hugs are strictly prohibited during these gatherings