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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

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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

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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

Rizwan Sajan

Exclusive: Dubai’s Danube chairman on why the UAE will see a V-shaped recovery from the Covid crisis

The UAE is poised for a rapid rebound from the Covid-19 pandemic, mainly led by tourism, opines Danube Group’s Rizwan Sajan

Saudi Arabia delays showcase investment conference until January

It will now be held on January 26-28

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Future proofing healthcare systems: Why now is not the time to get complacent

Covid-19 has given us an unmissable opportunity to learn, to change, and to do better, should a second wave or new pandemic occur in the future

Six Senses Zighy Bay

What will the future travel industry look and feel like?

It’s time to ask ourselves how our trips – whether for pleasure or work – impact the world around us

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE records 189 cases; 1,342 infections registered in Saudi

No new deaths were recorded for the fourth consecutive day in the UAE

India announces additional repatriation flights from UAE

From August 1-29, Air India will repatriate Indian citizens on 22 flights from Sharjah and Abu Dhabi airports

Covid-19: Kuwait lifts restrictions in Farwaniya governorate

Lockdowns have now been lifted across the entire country

UAE posts 313 new Covid-19 cases, 393 recoveries

The death toll remains unchanged at 343

G20 to make debt relief extension call closer to year end

All member countries have started implementing the Debt Service Suspension Initiative that currently is set to only run through December

Five steps to take if your business has been impacted by Covid-19

Serial entrepreneur and leadership trainer Spencer Lodge reveals how to create an income during a recession

Oman’s Dhofar, Masirah to remain closed due to Covid-19

Omani nationals who have requested to travel abroad during this time have been given permission

UAE reports 403 Covid-19 cases, 679 additional recoveries

The death toll in the UAE now stands at 331

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 532 cases; 1,262 infections recorded in Oman

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 326