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Dubai Chamber President & CEO Hamad Buamim: Several Multinationals and Family Businesses Have Pledged Support for Community Solidarity Fund Against COVID-19
Environment & Energy | Saturday 4 April, 2020 11:34 pm
  H.E. Hamad Buamim:   Dubai  Chamber will help blue collar workers who have completed their projects  to return home The Chamber will be assisting blue collar workers in the construction and real estate projects, especially those who completed their work and were...
Registration open for 12th Etisalat Award for Arabic Children’s Literature
Culture & Education | Saturday 4 April, 2020 11:25 pm
  Applications for all six categories will be accepted until August 31; YA category entries require online submissions too by July 31  The Etisalat Award for Arabic Children’s Literature (Etisalat Award), organised by the UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY) and...
UPS Board Appoints Carol Tomé As CEO; David Abney To Be Executive Chairman
Business & Money | Saturday 4 April, 2020 8:23 pm
The UPS (NYSE:UPS) Board of Directors today announced it has named Carol Tomé as UPS Chief Executive Officer, effective June 1. David Abney, the current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will remain in his role until June 1 when he will become Executive Chairman of the Board. He will...
eWallet launches international remittance services in UAE to 200 countries
Technology & IT | Saturday 4 April, 2020 8:11 pm
Free international money transfers with competitive rates Safe, convenient, flexible and easy-to-use Exclusively features digital onboarding from home to allow contactless payments including instant money transfers to any mobile number in the UAE, bill payments & mobile...
Shurooq delivers free organic foods to families in need in Sharjah
Business & Money | Saturday 4 April, 2020 8:02 pm
Initiative in association with Sharjah Charity International and VeggiTech, encourages residents to stay home and adopt a healthy diet In support of the UAE’s directives to keep members of the community safe at home in the wake of the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, and to...
Abu Dhabi Digital Authority launches the “Abu Dhabi Connect” Project
Government | Saturday 4 April, 2020 7:55 pm
The initiative helps save more than AED714m for customers and 737,000 working hours for government entities The Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA), the government entity that leads the digital transformation in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, has announced the launch of the “Abu Dhabi...
Abu Dhabi businesses can now access all DED commercial licences through TAMM
Business & Money | Saturday 4 April, 2020 2:36 pm
The Department of Government Support, which is represented by the Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA), announced the full availability of the Department of Economic Development “Commercial Licences” through the Abu Dhabi Government Services ecosystem, "TAMM", allowing business...
Global Village and Dubai Holding announce raffle winner of AED 1.4 million Dubai Wharf apartment
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 4 April, 2020 10:45 am
Global Village, the region's first family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, has announced the winner of its Season 24 raffle draw. The lucky winner will receive a one bedroom at Jaddaf Waterfront Apartments in the Dubai Wharf residential community that is worth AED 1.4...
Business & Money | Saturday 4 April, 2020 10:39 am
Over the past week, Etihad Airways has been operating special flights which have allowed stranded passengers to return home, and to support the ‘UAE Food Security Program’ as part of previously announced plans to utilise belly-hold capacity of passenger aircraft for...
Saudi Arabia Extends Expatriates
Government | Saturday 4 April, 2020 6:16 am
The General Directorate of Passports started automatically in extending at free of charge the "Resident Identity" cards of the expatriates who are inside or outside the Kingdom, working in the private sector's commercial and industrial professions, and whose resident identity cards...