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Women on average have just 76% of men’s legal rights worldwide

Covid-19 has exacerbated women’s challenges in employment and education

Covid-19 impact: How people in the UAE adopted new habits

If remote working is here to stay, holding onto sacrosanct novelties may just be the wise thing to do

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 3,167 cases, 5,059 recoveries and 13 deaths

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 1,014

Oman Air abandons plan to expand fleet as pandemic poses risks

The carrier will target a fleet of 36 planes, down from the current 50

Three important future trends to look out for in 2021

Countries need to tackle vulnerabilities in their economies, embrace innovation and move towards a more digital future

How to redefine innovation for the upcoming virtual era

Innovation is never easy but it is always essential

Oman’s expat workforce down by 16% amid pandemic – report

Up to 272,126 foreign workers, mostly from Nepal, Uganda, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Egypt, have left Oman

Dubai Airshow

Dubai Airshow to return in 2021, discuss future of the aviation sector

The event, taking place from November 14 –18, will serve as a platform for the innovation within the industry during Covid-19

Bahrain puts economic recovery ahead of boosting budget revenue

Bahrain’s public finances have been under strain from the twin shock of the pandemic and lower oil prices

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Alabbar dismisses claims that Dubai’s Emaar has stopped building as “nonsense”

The Emaar boss also hit back at suggestions the company is responsible for an oversupply of properties

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The UAE’s successful handling of the pandemic paves the way for the future

Through multiple strategic national programmes with timely interventions, the UAE could bring Covid-19 under control

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed calls families of Covid-19 frontline workers

Sheikh Mohamed stressed that the people of the UAE cherish their heroes

Saudi Central Bank extends pandemic loan support into next year

The programme has helped banks avoid having to recognise credit as non-performing

Shailesh Dash

Phi Trends: Pandemic drives fintech focus

Few investments make a more compelling case than fintech in the current economic climate, opines entrepreneur and investor Shailesh Dash

Mapping the future for energy trading organisations

A global health emergency and collapse in crude oil prices have ratcheted up the pressure to address the sector’s critical challenges: efficiency, agility and growth

Dubai’s Emirates offers unpaid leave to pilots for 12 months

The airline is implementing several initiatives such as unpaid leave and flexible work-time models across its group

Saudi non-oil private sector business activity improves to highest in 8 months

However, employment numbers dropped at the fastest rate since June

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,359 cases, two deaths

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 477

Exclusive: Regional venture capitalist Noor Sweid on the startup ecosystem

Noor Sweid, founder and partner of Global Ventures, on how the startup ecosystem has coped with the pandemic

UAE Deputy PM Sheikh Saif bin Zayed receives first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Taking to Twitter, he extended his gratitude to the healthcare professionals

GluCare App

New tech-based diabetes centre offering real-time monitoring opens in Dubai

Patients will be provided with wearable and connected technology to track their parameters

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,538 cases; highest daily rise since the outbreak

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 459

Lessons learnt: How to prepare for a post-pandemic job market

The post-pandemic job market is going to be different, so one must adapt to the changes

Saudia flight

Saudia resumes flights to 20 international destinations

The Saudi airline restarted international flights on September 15 after six-months of Covid-19 restrictions

Samana Developers’ projects worth Dhs185m sold out in Dubai

The two residential projects include 327 studios, one, two-bedroom apartments and six retail outlets

Supermarket chain Waitrose launches first international online grocery platform in UAE

The service will offer over 2,800 delivery slots each week, with a choice of three delivery time slots per day

Standard Chartered cutting more than 100 UAE jobs

The bank employs about 1,700 people in the UAE

GCC’s e-commerce sector set to reach $50bn by 2025

Businesses in the retail sector must make the online transition to firmly position themselves in the post-Covid retail revival

How leaders should make their team feel during testing times

True leaders must understand the expectations of their employees and create a closer working relationship

Nearly 50% residents in the region intend to move houses in next 12 months due to pandemic

Apartments are the most widely adopted form of accommodation in the region