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Abu Dhabi Stem Cell Center

UAE reports 557 new Covid-19 cases; Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Center receives patent for breakthrough treatment

All the 73 patients who underwent the stem cells treatment have now recovered from the virus

UAE fuel delivery service Cafu registers around 40% increase in orders as lockdown eases

The increase has been attributed to a behavioural change among users, with an increasing number of customers opting for contactless service options

Emirates to organise special repatriation flights in May from Dubai to five countries

The one-way special flights will allow outbound travel of residents and visitors in the UAE wishing to return to their home countries

GCC Covid-19 update: Saudi registers 1,351 infections; UAE reports 552 cases

The death toll in the UAE and Saudi Arabia has risen to 105 and 162 respectively

Webinar: Investing during the current Covid-19 crisis – Century Financial Dubai

While there remain pockets of opportunity, investors should ensure they have sufficient liquidity right now, stresses Vijay Valecha, chief investment officer at Century Financial  

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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

Private sector salaries must be paid on time – UAE labour ministry

Employers must abide by the Ministerial Decree No. 739 of 2016 that safeguards employees’ wages and which mandates that employment contracts are honoured

Beyond the Covid-19 crisis: In conversation with Joey Ghazal, founder, The Maine Oyster Bar & Grill

Gulf Business Academy trainer Mark Dickinson speaks to Joey Ghazal on life after the crisis

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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

Registration opens for Indians in the UAE seeking to return home

Officials said the decision on resumption of passenger flights to India “will be taken in due course”

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UAE builds four new Covid-19 field hospitals in the Northern Emirates

These hospitals are located at Sharjah, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah

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UAE reports 549 new Covid-19 cases, says none of those recovered have been re-infected

The death toll has now risen to 98

UAE petrol prices for May declared

Super 98 petrol will cost Dhs1.91 per litre, while Special 95 is priced at Dhs1.80 per litre

Etihad

Etihad announces flights to 15 international destinations from Abu Dhabi in May

Emiratis wishing to return home from any of the foreign destinations where Etihad is flying to should contact their local UAE embassy or consulate

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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

NMC controversy: Founder BR Shetty issues first public statement, denies wrongdoing

Shetty claimed he was also a victim of fraud and put the blame on a “small group of current and former executives”

UAE weather update: Rain hits scattered parts, overcast conditions forecast for the rest of the week

The UAE recorded its lowest temperature of 20°C at Ras Al Khaimah Airport at 6am today

First Abu Dhabi Bank

First Abu Dhabi Bank reports 22% decrease in year-on-year Q1 2020 net profit

Meanwhile, the value of total assets of the UAE’s largest bank rose 14 per cent to Dhs835bn

Abdul Hamied Ahmed Seddiqi

Ahmed Seddiqi family donates Dhs10m to Covid-19 medical research in the UAE

Dubai-headquartered Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons are one of the world’s biggest luxury watch and jewellery retailers

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

NORQAIN

Independent Swiss watch brand NORQAIN has big plans for the Middle East

In conversation with Bienne-based watch brand NORQAIN’s founder and CEO Ben Küffer

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GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 541 cases, 7 deaths

The total number of Covid-19 cases in the UAE has now spiked to 11,380

UAE PR firm Atteline offers pro-bono consultations amid virus pressures

As much as 60 per cent of Atteline’s client base consists of home-grown regional brands

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

Lucid Motors

Electric car manufacturer Lucid Motors enters UAE and Saudi Arabia

The Saudi PIF-backed company is expected to begin deliveries of its Lucid Air model next year to customers in the Middle East

Majid Al Futtaim launches Dubai’s ‘first’ in-store hydroponic farm

The farm spans 24 square metres and can accommodate up to 16 varieties of leafy greens and herbs

Abu Dhabi mall employees to be tested for Covid-19; new guidelines for customers visiting shopping centres

The testing of the employees would be carried out in coordination with the Department of Health (DoH)

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UAE reports 490 new Covid-19 cases, 6 deaths

Since the outbreak, the country has reported a total of 10,839 Covid-19 cases

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GCC Covid-19 update: Saudi reports 1,289 cases

Saudi Arabia has reported a total of 18,811 Covid-19 infections since the outbreak

Dubai reduces instant licence fee by over 90 per cent to Dhs250

For existing licence holders, the new fee will apply at the time of renewals