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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...
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...
GM to Make Face Masks for Frontline Workers
Business & Money | Saturday 4 April, 2020 3:34 am
As the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the country, it created a critical shortage of face masks. To help protect workers in essential services across the country, GM launched a rapid-response project to produce masks at scale on Friday, March 20. Seven days later, the team had produced their first ...
Huawei launches new solutions and services to empower developers in a digital economy
Business & Money | Saturday 4 April, 2020 3:27 am
Huawei recently announced the launch of new ICT technologies and enterprise-based solutions and services at its Huawei Developer Conference 2020 (Cloud) – known as HDC.Cloud 2020 – an annual flagship event held for global developers in the ICT field. The conference serves as a ...
GACA launches Long Distance Learning Platform for Preparatory Year Students
Business & Money | Saturday 4 April, 2020 3:17 am
The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has launched a long distance learning platform that allows students of the preparatory year at the Saudi Academy of Civil Aviation to complete their studies under the supervision of the Basic Training Center. The provision by GACA of an electronic...
GCC commerce ministers hold extraordinary virtual meeting to discuss the economic impact of coronavirus outbreak
Business & Money | Friday 3 April, 2020 1:44 am
Commerce ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) held an extraordinary virtual meeting to discuss the economic impact of the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), citing the role of their ministries to guarantee the provision and flow of basic and necessary commodities to citizens and...
Study: Edelman Trust Barometer Special Report on COVID-19 to measure the t rust in governments, businesses and media
Business & Money | Thursday 2 April, 2020 4:45 pm
These last few weeks we have all lived the consequences of low trust in government and media. We have observed that large groups of people have ignored critical health guidance, in part because they doubted the veracity of available information or because they relied on disinformation. At the same...
Nakheel sterilises 647 residential buildings across Dubai as part of ongoing sanitisation programme
Business & Money | Thursday 2 April, 2020 2:30 pm
Master developer Nakheel has embarked on a two-week precautionary deep disinfection programme at all 647 residential buildings in its Dubai property portfolio as part of its ongoing commitment to safeguarding public health.   Taking place until 12 April, the exercise covers all buildings ...
Properties Investment announces 3 month rent relief for ‘The Market’ retailers
Business & Money | Thursday 2 April, 2020 12:00 pm
Announcement in line with respite measures adopted as part of the global pandemic impact offering support to tenants   Properties Investment (PI) - a Dubai Investments joint-venture company engaged in the investment and development of real estate properties, has announced a 3 month rent...
SAMA Urges Financing Institutions to Provide Services through
Business & Money | Thursday 2 April, 2020 11:46 am
The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) has urged all financing institutions including banks and financing companies to provide their services for beneficiaries through the authorized e-platform "Tamweel", to enable beneficiaries to benefit from services and to process their requests...