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Covid-19 impact: How significant is workplace wellness in UAE-based offices?

A healthy work environment starts with an empowered leadership that prioritises the mental and physical well-being of all employees

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UAE reports 931 new Covid cases, 517 recoveries

No new deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours

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Abu Dhabi’s Group 42 becomes first UAE company to announce international office in Israel

The new office will be led by a team of experts from both countries and will focus on healthcare and Covid-19 diagnostic solutions

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UAE reports 930 new Covid-19 cases, warns of strict action against violators

Also, 586 people recovered from the virus over the previous 24 hours

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Abu Dhabi’s Al Wahda Club to drop out of Asian Champions League due to suspected Covid case

Authorities said the team will not be able to travel to participate in the tournament, which begins next week

UAE weather update: Rainfall, dust storms expected; overcast conditions to persist this weekend

The UAE recorded its lowest temperature of 23.5°C in Ashaab at 5.45am today

GCC Covid-19 update: Oman reports 11 deaths, Kuwait sees 740 new cases

The death toll in Oman has risen to 762

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Abu Dhabi says key sustainability event planned for January 2021 will be held virtually

The 2020 edition of ADSW hosted around 45,000 attendees from 170 countries, with more than 500 high-level speakers from around the world

How 5G powered devices will help bridge digital divide in UAE schools

Empowering students with the choice of where and how they learn is a big part of the 5G experience

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ADNOC awards $245m contracts to upgrade Jebel Dhanna terminal in Abu Dhabi

Over 50 per cent of the total award value will flow back into the UAE’s economy under ADNOC’s In-Country Value programme

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UAE committed to Palestinian borders of 1967, East Jerusalem as its capital – minister

Dr Anwar Gargash made the remarks during a remote meeting of the Arab League foreign ministers on Wednesday

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 883 cases; 349 infections registered in Oman

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 393

Dubai’s Landmark Group signs solar deal with Yellow Door Energy, Amana Investments

Over 6,000 solar panels will be installed to generate 4,200 megawatt-hours of clean energy annually

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Phase III of Majid Al Futtaim’s Elan neighbourhood in Dubai sells out in 48 hours

Construction on the Elan neighbourhood began in July this year

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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

Sharjah extends distance learning across all private schools by two more weeks

The move intends to limit the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic

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UAE’s Sheikh Abdullah to sign official peace treaty with Israel in Washington on September 15

The Israeli delegation will include Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 644 cases; 781 infections recorded in Saudi Arabia

The death toll in the UAE stands at 391

Saudi Arabia gaming market valued at $837m in 2019: study

UAE is the 35th largest gaming market in the world for revenue

Emaar Malls appoints Rajiv Suri as new CEO

Former Emaar Malls CEO Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne stepped down in 2019

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Dubai-based contractor Drake & Scull appoints new CEO, CFO

Munir Mansour has been appointed as the new CEO, while Peter Lalor has now taken over as the CFO

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Gulf Business Awards: A roundup of the previous Lifetime Achievement Award winners

As we get closer to the 2020 edition of the esteemed Gulf Business Awards, we look back at the previous winners of the prestigious Lifetime Achievement award

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UAE’s Pure Harvest to open $30m facility in Kuwait to supply retailer Sultan Center

The farm will supply many varieties of tomatoes, vine crops, leafy greens and berries and is expected to open next year

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Tadweer inaugurates second phase of solar power unit at Abu Dhabi recycling facility

The second phase has enhanced the facility’s solar energy utilisation by increasing its capacity to 600 kilowatts per hour

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UAE federal budget records Dhs9.75bn surplus in H1 2020

The federal government’s total revenues were reported at Dhs34.7bn

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New food testing lab in Dubai to screen for contaminants

The lab has been set up in the Fruits and Vegetables Market in Warsan, Dubai

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BMW Middle East to organise esports training sessions throughout September

The series provides esports enthusiasts and casual gamers an opportunity to learn different aspects of gaming from professionals in a private one-on-one setting

GCC Covid-19 update: Oman registers 256 cases; 470 cases reported in UAE

The death toll in the UAE stands at 390

Israel’s two biggest banks sending delegations to UAE

The normalisation process announced last month is the first between Israel and a Gulf Arab state

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RTA begins using machine learning in planning bus routes in Dubai

The RTA aims to revamp 158 routes used by 2,158 buses in Dubai