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  • Final Reminder: Grace Period For Visa Renewal Ends On 10 October
    by Lubna on October 7, 2020 at 9:13 am

    UAE residents, whose visas expired between 1 March and 11 July, must renew their visas and Emirates IDs before the grace period ends on 10 October. After the deadline, overstay fines will apply to those residents in the country who … Read More » The post Final Reminder: Grace Period […]

  • Arab Youth Survey 2020: UAE Chosen As Best Place To Live For Ninth Straight Year
    by Lubna on October 7, 2020 at 7:09 am

    Young Arabs have named the UAE as their top country of choice to live in for the ninth consecutive year. In the 12th Annual ASDA’A BCW Arab Youth Survey, released Tuesday, nearly half of all young Arabs (46 per cent) … Read More » The post Arab Youth Survey 2020: UAE Chosen As […]

  • Show Your Support For Breast Cancer Awareness Month In The UAE
    by Lubna on October 6, 2020 at 2:49 pm

    With Breast Cancer Awareness Month in full swing across the UAE, it’s time you get behind this important cause too. So, we’ve found the perfect ways for you to get involved–from discounted mammograms to a virtual pink run–here’s how you … Read More » The […]

  • UAE Resumes Employment Visas, Work Permits For Vital Sectors
    by Lubna on October 6, 2020 at 10:49 am

    The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA) has announced that employment visas can now be issued for vital government and semi-government sectors, including entry permits for domestic workers, in the UAE. The decision was made in coordination with the … Read More » The […]

  • Etihad Airways To Include COVID-19 Test In Ticket Price For Flights From Abu Dhabi
    by Lubna on October 6, 2020 at 10:45 am

    UAE’s national airline, Etihad Airways, has announced that tickets for flights departing from the Abu Dhabi International Airport will include the price of the COVID-19 test, until the end of the year. Passengers flying out of the capital can now … Read More » The post Etihad […]

  • Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Reopens To Visitors
    by Lubna on October 5, 2020 at 11:29 am

    One of Abu Dhabi’s most popular tourist spots, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, reopened to visitors on Sunday, 4 October. The cultural attraction will now be welcoming visitors with strict safety measures in place including the use of thermal cameras … Read More » The post Abu […]

  • COVID-19 Test For Abu Dhabi Private School Staff Every Two Weeks
    by Lubna on October 5, 2020 at 9:46 am

    Teachers and administrative staff of private schools in the capital will have to undergo COVID-19 test once in every two weeks, according to authorities. This will ensure their safety and will help in protecting students attending their classes in person … Read More » The post COVID-19 […]

  • Ministry Of Education Revokes Licences Of Six UAE Universities
    by Lubna on October 1, 2020 at 11:58 am

    Six universities in the UAE had their licences revoked by the Ministry of Education for failing to meet quality and accreditation standards. An additional six campuses have been prohibited from admitting new students for the current and next academic year. … Read More » The post […]

  • Abu Dhabi Announces New Beach Timings For Winter
    by Lubna on October 1, 2020 at 11:56 am

    Abu Dhabi City Municipality has announced changes to public beach access hours for the winter months. Public beaches in the capital will be open to visitors from 7am until sunset, according to the new rule which will come into effect … Read More » The post Abu Dhabi Announces New Beach […]

  • UAE’s Largest Construction Firm Arabtec Expected To File For Liquidation: Sources
    by Lubna on September 30, 2020 at 2:05 pm

    Reports are coming out that shareholders of Arabtec Holding have authorised the Dubai-listed construction company to file for liquidation, as announced in an internal company email sent out on Wednesday. “Unfortunately, against a backdrop of adverse market conditions, we regret … Read […]