Monthly Archives: December 2021

Covid-19: Bollywood actor, his son “almost kicked out of the hotel” after an infection – News

“We will never forget this experience. It makes me wonder if the world deserves honesty at all’ instagram By our journalist Published: Fri 31 Dec 2021, 09:52 Actor Ranvir Shorey is having a nightmarish experience at a hotel in Goa, where he is staying with his son, Haroon, who tested …

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UAE cbank issues 7 commemorative silver coins

The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (CBUAE) has issued seven commemorative silver coins in a set to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Union of the Federation of the United Arab Emirates. The ruling pays tribute to the founding fathers, led by the late Sheikh …

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Valid 14-day PCR test required to enter government departments in Sharjah

The Sharjah government on Wednesday announced new COVID-19 security guidelines to enter government offices as of January 3. Photo for illustrative purposes only. Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan / Gulf News Sharjah: Only fully vaccinated government employees and visitors with a negative PCR test valid for 14 days will be allowed …

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New Sales Manager at Marriott Hotel Al Forsan

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – A 5-star Premium hotel in Khalifa City, Marriott Hotel Al Forsan, Abu Dhabi has appointed Bianca Bara as its new Sales Manager. Bianca began her hospitality journey in 2014 when she joined Four Points by Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road & Downtown Dubai Hotels. Most …

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Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Media City & Park Inn Hotel Motor City appoints Group PR and Marketing Manager

The Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City, and the Park Inn Hotel, Motor City, have announced the appointment of Merima Allen as Group Head of Public Relations and Marketing, as the company continues to advance its bold strategy of growth and transformation. A graduate of the University of Belgrade with …

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Kuwait swears in its fourth government in two years – News

The last government resigned in November amid a political deadlock Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah receives Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al Khaled Al Hamad Al Sabah in Kuwait. The emir announced on Tuesday the formation of a new cabinet. – PA By AFP Published: wed 29 …

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Dubai unifies all government health insurance systems; announces new benefits – News

This decision covers all government insurance plans, including Saada Published: wed 29 dec 2021, 14:42 Dubai has unified all government health insurance schemes under one umbrella called “Enaya”. This decision covers all government insurance plans, including Saada. With this, there will be one insurance for all Dubai government employees. Beneficiaries …

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Marriott Hotel Al Forsan Announces New Deputy Director of Public Relations and Marketing

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Marriott Hotel Al Forsan, the spotless 5-star hotel with countless experiences and amenities, located in Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa City, has appointed Jayadev Nakka as Deputy Director of Public Relations and Marketing. Jayadev is an ardent marketing communications professional with a decade of experience in …

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Lebanese President calls for an end to government paralysis – News

Michel Aoun implicitly accuses Hezbollah of having prevented the government from meeting without naming the group Lebanese President Michel Aoun. — AP file By AP Published: Tue 28 Dec 2021, 00:10 Lebanon’s president on Monday called for an end to an 11-week standoff that has prevented the government from meeting, …

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New weekend in the UAE: Abu Dhabi Global Market announces shift to Monday-Friday working week – News

Harmonizes working hours with international financial centers and global economies Photo: W.A.M. By WAM Published: Mon 27 Dec 2021, 12:37 Last update: Mon 27 Dec 2021, 12:40 Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has announced that it will start a Monday to Friday working week from January 1, 2022, with Saturday …

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Ajman Bank and EDB sign memorandum of understanding on credit guarantee for SMEs

Ajman Bank has signed an agreement with the Emirates Development Bank (EDB) to provide credit guarantee and co-loans to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the United Arab Emirates. The MoU is part of EDB’s commitment to boost the SME ecosystem and industrial sector in the UAE and thereby increase …

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Yas Holding awarded “Diversified Company of the Year”

Yas Holding, the UAE-based investment group, received the “Diversified Company of the Year” award at the Enterprise Agility Awards event held recently in Dubai. The Enterprise Agility Awards 2021 are an annual awards ceremony hosted by Entrepreneur Middle East and presented by du. This awards ceremony aims to recognize individuals …

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Pioneer Auctions bolsters market offerings with broader range of B2C and B2B products

The digital auction platform for cars has recently been upgraded by launching its mobile app to provide users with a more interactive and seamless experience. Dubai, UAE – One of the leading UAE government-accredited auction houses, Pioneer Auctions, has recently expanded its platform offerings for the automotive industry market by …

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SOHAR to provide Utas Suhar with a new AI lab

SOHAR Port and Freezone have signed a memorandum of understanding with Suhar University of Technology and Applied Sciences (UTAS), which will see the development of an AI lab on campus. Signed by SE. Dr. Saeed bin Hamad Al Rubaie, Vice Chancellor of the University of Technology and Applied Sciences and …

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Taliban government abolishes Afghan electoral commission – News

“There is no need for these commissions to exist and function,” a government spokesman said. By AFP Published: Sat 25 Dec 2021, 19:57 Last update: Sat 25 Dec 2021, 19:58 The Taliban have dissolved the Afghan Election Commission, a panel that oversaw elections under the previous Western-backed administration, an Islamist …

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Watch: Have you been to Dubai’s new Farmer’s Market to taste delicious Emirati food and fresh produce?

Watch: Eat luqaimat, regag, and more at Farmer’s Souk Video Credit: Sharon Benjamin / Gulf News Mohammed Basheer, 27, is an aeronautical engineer by training. However, the young Emirati decided to establish roots instead of chasing the clouds, all because he believed the future was green. He therefore turned to …

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The finalists expelled from the hotel by the management before the ultimate confrontation

PCB had booked the hotel on the road to the club until December 22, however, no further reservations for the two finalists were made in advance. Finalist of the Quaid-e-Azam trophy. (Image credit: Twitter) Amid the hype surrounding the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy final, the finalists were kicked out of the five-star …

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Indian rupee opens higher against UAE dirham, helped by stock market gains – News

The dollar index fell 0.04% to 96.03. PTI file Published: Thu 23 Dec 2021, 09:41 The Indian rupee appreciated 12 paise to 75.42 against the US dollar (20.55 against the UAE dirham) on Thursday morning, following a positive trend in Indian stock markets. Forex traders said firm crude prices and …

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In memory of Dr PA Ibrahim Haji: Indian salesman turned business mogul in the United Arab Emirates defending education and charity

Dr PA Ibrahim Haji, deceased today. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives Dubai: Rich tributes were paid to renowned UAE-based Indian businessman and philanthropist Dr PA Ibrahim Haji, who died on Tuesday. A resident of the United Arab Emirates for 55 years, the chairman of the PACE Education Group, co-chairman of …

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Covid-19: mandatory green pass to enter all federal and local government departments in Ajman – News

The system will be in place from January 3, 2022 Photo: File Posted: Mon 20 Dec 2021, 15:10 Last update: Mon 20 Dec 2021, 16:58 In coordination with the Ajman Executive Council, the Emirate of Ajman Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Team approved the application of the green pass system in …

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Shaza Makkah wins “World’s Best Luxury Halal Hotel” award

Bahrain International Airport, which is operated and managed by Bahrain Airport Company, has been certified with the highest 5-star COVID-19 airport safety rating in recognition that the airport has achieved the highest standards in health and safety protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19. It places Bahrain International Airport in …

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ION presents the region’s first fully autonomous public transport shuttle

UAE-based sustainable transport company ION has started operating a fully autonomous shuttle serving public commuters along the Ajman Corniche, the first development of its kind in the UAE and the wider region. . Prior to the launch of this route, autonomous vehicles were generally limited to non-public roads and trails …

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Ajman Free Zone signs new agreement with Ajman Chamber

As part of its efforts to expand partnerships across all sectors, the Ajman Free Zone recently entered into an agreement with the Ajman Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The agreement was signed by SE Eng. Ali AlSuwaidi, Director General of Ajman Free Zone, and HE Salem Al-Suwaidi, Director General of …

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Malaysian labor market reopens for Bangladeshis

After a hiatus of more than three years, Malaysia officially reopened its labor market to Bangladeshi workers for five years until December 2026. To meet the growing demand for workers following the Covid-19 pandemic, the Southeast Asian country has started hiring workers from potential countries and, as part of this …

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ADAA becomes the first government entity to migrate its data center to G42 Cloud

ABU DHABI – The Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority (ADAA) has become the first government entity to move its data center to the G42 Cloud and extend its artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities across its operations digital. The move is in line with the emirate’s leadership guidelines aimed at achieving the highest …

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Tech giant Apple seeks dismissal of Indian app market antitrust case

Apple denied the allegations in its ICC filing and pointed out that its market share in India is “insignificant” at 0-5%, while Google commands 90-100% as its Android operating system powers most other smartphones. “Apple is not dominant in the Indian market. Without dominance, there can be no abuse,” Apple …

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Ajman DoF signs strategic partnership with Ajman Bank

Ajman’s Ministry of Finance and Ajman Bank signed an agreement to improve the services of Ajman Wallet’s smart payment platform, “Ajman Pay”, to facilitate recharging and recharging via bank ATMs across the country. This strategic partnership is in line with the vision and guidelines of wise leadership to establish Ajman’s …

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Business News | HE ENG Ali Bin Towaih AlSuwaidi shares joyful moments on International Men’s Day with Passion Vista

New Delhi [India], Dec 18 (ANI/ATK): On International Men’s Day on Nov 19, 2021, Unified Brainz hosted ‘Men Leaders To Look Upto in 2021’, an event celebrating the success of men who lead through example. The ceremony marked the presence of a selection of the most sought-after leading men, coming …

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ParkMobile’s cloud transformation paves the way for new business

The pandemic’s pause in commuting has put a temporary end to a second ire for many workers: parking. But parking service provider ParkMobile has been busy as commuters worked from home during these early months of COVID-19, instead taking advantage of the downtime its business has been experiencing to accelerate …

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Radisson Hotel Group wraps up a successful year of regional growth in the Middle East

Radisson Hotel Group, one of the world’s leading hotel groups, looks with cautious optimism to 2022. It is positively strengthening its presence in the Middle East and continuing its regional expansion in Saudi Arabia with two new openings underway before the end of the year. year, contributing to the Group …

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Federal government launches new national unemployment program

How does a son of a wine sapper with a university degree make the transition to the market to start and develop a career? This is the question Jonas Solomon seeks to answer in his new book, First Generation: The Perfect Guide for a Young Graduate to Start a Career …

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UK inflation tops 5%, fastest in a decade

UK inflation jumped more than expected to its highest level in more than a decade in November, adding pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates. Consumer prices rose 5.1% from a year earlier, the highest since September 2011, boosted by the cost of clothing, gasoline and used …

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UAE mid-market companies need to plan for inflation – News

Multiple factors, including rising energy prices, strong demand for products and services and supply chain crisis, contribute to inflation risk Dubai – Businesses in the UAE need to prepare for inflation – this can be done through agile budgeting, alternative funding avenues and supplier diversification Published: Wed 15 Dec 2021, …

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US SEC to toughen insider trading rules, propose changes to money market funds – News

Wednesday’s meeting will also focus on how to fix systemic risks in the trillion-dollar U.S. money market funds. Washington – Progressive groups have urged the SEC to improve market resilience, including adjusting fund value based on trading activity Published: Wed 15 Dec 2021, 16:08 The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission …

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Japan admits overstating some government economic data for years – Reuters

Government will consider as soon as possible what steps it can take to prevent such an incident from happening again: PM Kishida Reuters By Reuters Published: Wed 15 Dec 2021, 07:37 The Japanese government has overstated data on construction orders received from builders for years, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said …

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Aramex and Virtuzone present AMP logistics and shipping solution

Aramex, a provider of complete logistics and transportation solutions, has partnered with Virtuzone, the leading business start-up specialist in the United Arab Emirates, to launch AMP, the first e-commerce-focused accelerator program in the United Arab Emirates. United Arab Emirates and the MENA region. As Virtuzone’s official partner for AMP, Aramex …

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Ajman’s DoF will facilitate payment of government fees through 12 banks

Ajman’s Ministry of Finance has signed agreements with 12 local banks to offer an “easy payment plan”, which allows installment payments for government service charges through the “Ajman Pay” platform when they are paid with any credit card from these banks. Participating banks include First Abu Dhabi Bank, Abu Dhabi …

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Emirates news agency – Ajman’s DoF to facilitate payment of government fees through 12 banks

Tue 14-12-2021 15:16 PM AJMAN, Dec. 14, 2021 (WAM) – Ajman’s Ministry of Finance has signed agreements with 12 local banks to offer an “easy payment plan,” which allows installment payments for government service charges through the “Ajman Pay” platform. when paid with credit cards from these banks. Participating banks …

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Angolan delegation explores opportunities in industrial city of Dubai

A business delegation from Angola traveled to Dubai Industrial City (DI) to explore opportunities for collaboration in the context of the West African country’s strategy to boost industrialization and develop a hub of manufacturing. The delegation, led by Victor Francisco dos Santos Fernandes, Minister of Trade and Industry, was received …

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Dorchester Collection names its new hotel in the Middle East

The 225 unique rooms include 69 suites, and all feature floor-to-ceiling windows and light-flooded spaces. The design is contemporary, inspired by the urban setting, with details such as stone flooring, triple-height ceilings and screens to create an atmosphere that is both welcoming and discreet. Dark marble, rounded furniture, and soft …

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Building a creative ecosystem – Construction Business News Middle East

Khadija Al Bastaki, Executive Director of Dubai Design District (d3), discusses its values ​​and mission, how d3 has supported the community during the pandemic, exciting initiatives and lessons learned along the way What is your vision for d3 in five years?At d3, our main goal is to seek out new …

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Savoye names InCube software distributor in MENA region

Savoye, warehouse automation integrator and supply chain software publisher, has extended its international reach by signing an agreement with the software solutions publisher InCube company. InCube, one of the leading providers of supply chain mobility solutions in the Middle East and North Africa, is now the leading distributor and integrator …

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Emirates news agency – UAE cabinet reviews government performance and rankings in 2021

DUBAI, December 13, 2021 (WAM) – Presiding over the last cabinet meeting scheduled for 2021, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, affirmed that the Arab Emirates The United Arab Emirates have achieved, in a short …

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UAE wins special UN award for government modernization

Dubai: In a new achievement for the UAE, the United Nations on Monday honored the UAE government with a special award in recognition of its role in modernizing government. The recognition came during the United Nations Public Service Awards (UNPSA) ceremony in Dubai. The award was given in recognition of …

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UAE CEOs globally most bullish on business rebound – News

Over 88% of local business leaders are optimistic about their business growth Dubai – KPMG’s survey found that UAE business leaders believe inorganic strategies will be key to driving their businesses forward over the next three years Published: Mon 13 Dec 2021, 18:23 The majority of CEOs of the UAE’s …

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Dubai becomes the world’s first paperless government

On Saturday, officials in Dubai confirmed that the emirate had become the world’s first paperless government, meeting the goals of Dubai’s paperless strategy launched in 2018. With the full implementation of Dubai’s paperless strategy, no Government of Dubai employee or customer will need to print paper documents or transactions unless …

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World Health Organization adopts UAE government accelerator model – News

Model for ensuring healthy lifestyles and prosperity at all ages By Wam Published: Sun 12 Dec 2021, 18:33 The Government of the United Arab Emirates and the World Health Organization (WHO) have announced a new partnership to support the global health sector, in which the WHO is adopting the accelerator …

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How Dubai became the world’s first paperless government – News

The government had launched an initiative called Smart Dubai which aimed to digitize all government services Photo: File Published: Sun 12 Dec 2021, 17:07 Last update: Sun 12 Dec 2021, 17:13 With the full implementation of Dubai‘s paperless strategy, no Government of Dubai employee or customer will need to print …

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Jumeirah Creekside Hotel unveils new Artist In Residence exhibition

Join one of the city’s largest art collections, pop-up exhibition to connect guests with Dubai through Blanco’s unique works of art United Arab Emirates, Dubai: Jumeirah Creekside Hotel invites guests to step into its world of artistic wonders this month with the unveiling of its latest Artist in Residence exhibition. …

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Dubai’s new business activity increases thanks to boost from Expo 2020

Dubai’s private non-oil sector saw the biggest increase in business activity in nearly 20 months in November, as the emirate benefited from a rebound in international travel and increased customer demand due to the ‘Expo 2020, according to a new report. The seasonally adjusted IHS Markit Dubai Purchasing Managers’ Index …

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Dubai becomes the world’s first paperless government, saving more than 336 million papers

Since the launch of the paperless strategy, 45 government entities in Dubai have reduced their paper consumption by more than 336 million papers, more than Dh 1.3 billion are associated costs and more than 14 million working hours . Image Credit: Gulf News Dubai: Dubai has become the world’s first …

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Pakistani Taliban won’t extend ceasefire with government – News

The TTP accuses the Pakistani government of not respecting the truce and of not releasing 102 of its fighters A Pakistani army soldier stands guard in a village in Mardan district, some 200 km northwest of Islamabad. —AFP By PA Published: Thu 9 Dec 2021, 23:26 A Pakistani Taliban spokesman …

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New weekend in the United Arab Emirates to attract foreign investment, boost business and tourist appeal – News

The latest working system will bring the financial sector closer to the global stock markets, banks and financial institutions and, therefore, will advance business and foreign trade. Photo: File Posted: Thu. Dec. 9 2021, 10:50 Last update: Fri 10 Dec 2021, 09:20 The new labor system in the UAE aims …

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Radisson Hotel Group looks to 2022 as it wraps up 2021 as a banner year with many milestones achieved

Ramsay Rankoussi, Vice President, Development, Africa and Turkey at Radisson Hotel Group, said: “2021 has been a banner year of many milestones for us in our expansion across Africa, from market entries to establishing critical scale in key target markets. We led the market share this year in terms of …

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Watch: Dubai to get world’s first floating hotel in 2023 – News

The project is set to be another breakthrough for the country’s already spectacular tourism industry Posted: Wed Dec 8 2021, 19:37 Last update: Wed Dec 8 2021, 19:40 Dubai is set to achieve another world first with the launch of a luxury floating hotel. The Kempinski Floating Palace opens as …

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Bitcoin back to over $50,000 as market calms after weekend turmoil – Reuters

Cryptocurrency analysts weren’t quite sure what triggered the selloff. Reuters By Reuters Published: Tue 7 Dec 2021, 08:34 Last update: Tue 7 Dec 2021, 11:54 Bitcoin rose 1.5% in early Asia on Tuesday, after strengthening overnight in line with stock markets and other risky assets, but many crypto traders remained …

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Tecom Charts IPO to List in Dubai Financial Market – News

The Group has a portfolio of 10 business parks where approximately 6,500 companies employ a total workforce of 95,000 Photo: File Published: Tue 7 Dec 2021, 20:07 Last update: Thu 9 Dec 2021, 16:45 Tecom Group will be the latest entrant to list on the local stock market after road …

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Safeen Feeders Strengthens UAE Coastal Refueling Service Fleet

Safeen Feeders, one of the AD Ports group’s leading container refueling operators, has acquired a container ship that will strengthen its fleet of refueling services in the Persian Gulf. Safeen Pearl, formerly known as Vega Virgo, will be deployed in its UAE Coastal Service (UCO) providing seamless connection to UAE …

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UAE Construction Equipment Market Report 2021-2027 with Volvo, Caterpillar, Doosan Infracore, Dynapac, Hitachi, JC Bamford, Kobelco, Komatsu, Tadano and Xuzhou Construction Machinery – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN – (COMMERCIAL THREAD)–The “United Arab Emirates Construction Equipment Market (2021-2027): Market Forecast by Types, Applications, Regions and Competitive Landscape” the report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The UAE Construction Equipment Market Size Is Expected To Grow At A CAGR Of 7.3% During The Period 2021-2027 The UAE construction equipment …

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Rare all-black chicken breed could find big market in UAE, Indian minister says – Reuters

Protein-rich, GI-tagged Kadaknath could be a hit in region, says Madhya Pradesh minister Kadaknath Published: Mon 6 Dec 2021, 11:03 Last update: Mon 6 Dec 2021, 12:52 A nutrient-rich all-black chicken from the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh could soon stimulate the taste buds of residents of the United Arab …

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Advantage Meydan – Tennis 360 returns to Hotel Meydan with a host of new facilities

Including a championship court, 2 shaded mini-tennis courts, 3 Padel, 2 beach tennis and programs and events for players of all ages and abilities Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Tennis 360, Dubai’s premier tennis academy, has returned to its original home at the Meydan Hotel, offering a host of new …

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Dubai Academic Health Corporation holds third board meeting

Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum (right) and Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum during the meeting Image Credit: Dubai Media Office Dubai: The Dubai Academic Health Corporation held its third board meeting, chaired by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum in the presence of Vice President Sheikh …

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Al Qasimia University honors government and media institutions

Sharjah 24: Al Qasimia University honored strategic partners from various government and media institutions who provided on-the-job training to communication students for an entire semester. The honorary ceremony was organized by the Communication College of Al Qasimia University, in the presence of His Excellency Prof. Awad Hussain Al Khalaf, Acting …

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OPEC to pursue supply adjustments for oil market: Barkindo

Barkindo said that in terms of oil demand, the current estimate was for growth of 5.7 million barrels per day. Oil prices fell on Thursday after Opec and its allies stuck to their current policy of monthly increases in oil production despite fears that a release of US crude reserves …

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“Our ambition is to develop a business ecosystem that brings more value to our customers”

Martin G. Pedersen, President of IFZA Image Credit: Provided How have UAE free zones become a catalyst for the business community and start-ups over the past 50 years? The UAE’s experience with free zones began in 1985, and over the next 36 years our industry has contributed significantly to increasing …

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