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Message from regional marketing leaders: Time to be seen

Senior regional marketers from across various industries reveal why and how brands must communicate in the current situation

Covid-19: Talabat CEO on how the regional food delivery business been impacted

Serial entrepreneur and leadership trainer Spencer Lodge speaks to Tomaso Rodriguez, CEO of food delivery platform Talabat on dealing with the pandemic

Five steps for GCC countries to resume their economies post Covid-19

Regional governments must undertake key measures to ensure a renewed and sustained approach to economic recovery

UAE low-cost carrier Air Arabia confirms layoffs due to Covid-19 impact

UAE airlines Emirates and Etihad Airways have also confirmed redundancies

OPEC+ set to discuss short extension of oil production cuts

Production cuts are meant to be eased to about 7.7 million barrels a day in July

Sharjah hires banks for $1bn sukuk sale

A sale could happen as soon as this week and proceeds will be used for general budgetary needs, sources said

LinkedIn reveals top 5 most applied for jobs in UAE during the pandemic

These roles have seen the highest percentage increase in job applications between March and April 2020

Procter & Gamble to donate masks and sanitisers as part of Covid-19 mission

P&G will produce and donate over one million masks and more than 100,000 hand sanitisers to frontliners in the UAE

Oil rises above $30 for first time in two months on output cuts

There’s still a risk, however, that oil’s recovery could be derailed if the pandemic worsens

Dubai’s Emirates says no announcement made on ‘mass redundancies’

Media reports had claimed that the airline planned to cut about 30,000 jobs or 30 per cent of its workforce

OPEC chief optimistic that the worst of oil crisis is over

OPEC+ will look at all options when it meets again in June, Mohammad Barkindo said

How to adapt your marketing plan during a pandemic

Serial entrepreneur and leadership trainer Spencer Lodge speaks to Tom Otton, managing partner at Create Media Group, on how brands can enhance their communications strategy during a pandemic

Etihad to start operating inbound flights for UAE residents

The limited one-way flights from 12 cities have all been approved by the UAE government

Indians in the GCC who lost their jobs to be given priority for repatriation

India will begin repatriating nationals stranded abroad in a phased manner beginning from May 7

Saudi Arabia wealth fund builds team to hunt for global bargains

The PIF is looking into “any opportunity” arising from the economic wreckage of the crisis

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

How is Covid-19 changing the UAE’s educational landscape?

In the aftermath of the Covid-19 outbreak and extended distance learning programmes, schools and parents continue to deal with a number of challenges

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Saudi King extends curfew until further notice

The extension comes as the kingdom reported 382 new coronavirus cases as well as five deaths on Saturday

Covid-19: UAE reports 370 new cases to reach 3,360 in total, death toll rises to 16

The UAE said the new cases were detected after it conducted 49,000 Covid-19 tests among citizens and residents

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Covid-19: UAE reports 331 new cases and two deaths, extends closure of places of worship

The total number of cases in the country has reached 2,990, while the death toll is at 14

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Saudi Arabia reports 355 new Covid-19 cases, 3 deaths

A total of 44 people have succumbed to the infection in the kingdom

Bahrain to pay private sector salaries with $570m Covid-19 relief package

The government will pay the salaries from April to June of approximately 100,000 citizens employed in the private sector

Abu Dhabi residents do not require movement permits during sterilisation programme

The sterilisation programme takes place in residential areas of the emirate daily from 8pm-6am

Saudi extends exit, re-entry visas of expatriates

The extension will be done automatically without the need to visit the passport headquarters

Revealed: All you need to know about tuition fee discounts offered by UAE schools

The UAE extended the distance learning programme till the end of the current academic year

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Advertising event Dubai Lynx 2020 cancelled due to Covid-19 impact

The next festival will now be held from March 7-10, 2021

UAE reports 283 new Covid-19 cases, one additional death

The total number of cases reported in the country stands at 2,359

Kuwait extends curfew timing and imposes lockdown in two areas

The country reported 78 new cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday, taking the total number of cases to 743

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Covid-19: UAE reports 277 new cases, 1 death; Saudi reports 4 additional deaths

The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the UAE now stands at 2,076 while Saudi Arabia has reported 2,523 infections