Living in Uae

Dubai: There is a COVID-19 positive person at my workplace, what should I do?

Dubai: What should you do if a person at your home or in the office tests positive for COVID-19? Do you need to get tested? And what are the quarantine regulations? In Dubai, health authorities have issued updated clarifications...

Transport News: All the options cheaper than a taxi in Dubai

Taxi in Dubai (Dubai): It takes some thinking on your feet and adept time management, but if you put your mind to it, navigating the city of Dubai does not need to rake up your transport bills. Dubai’s Roads...

Dubai: Can my wife offer online cooking classes without a permit?

Dubai: If someone living in Dubai wants to give cooking classes online, can they do so without a licence? If not, what are the steps they need to follow? These were the questions raised by a Gulf News reader. The...

Flying to India from the UAE? Here are all the COVID-19 related guidelines

Flying to India from the UAE:  If you are planning to travel between the UAE and India, you may be unsure of all the rules and regulations you need to follow - how many days prior to your travel...

Important News From Dubai: How to become an AirBnB host? Earn extra income on your home in 2021

Dubai: Looking to kick-start 2021 by injecting some cash into your earnings? A simple, and relatively easy way to do so is by becoming an AirBnB host. In Dubai, home owners and tenants can put up their apartments on the...

Rules of thumb: Go-to money guidelines that apply to tricky routine financial needs

Rules of thumb: Go-to money guidelines that apply to tricky routine financial needs ...

ICA return permit for people outside the UAE – follow these 7 steps

Seven-step procedure for UAE residents to follow if they are stranded outside the country ICA return permit for people outside the UAE: If you are a UAE resident stranded outside the UAE, you no longer need an approval from...

Abu Dhabi: COVID-19 guidelines for international travellers updated

Dubai: If you are about to fly in to Abu Dhabi, it is important to note the new guidelines that have been issued for international travellers. The guidelines were announced on December 22 and will be applicable from December...

UAE: How you can renew your residence permit online

Dubai: Did you know that if your residence visa is due for renewal, it is possible to apply for a renewal online, without the need to step out. The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA) – which manages visa-related...

UAE: My friend borrowed Dh7,000 and now he isn’t returning it. What can I do?

Dubai: We have all found ourselves in the situation – a close friend or acquaintance is in financial need and asks for help. It could be a request for anything from Dh500 to Dh50,000, with a gentleman’s agreement to...

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Elon Musk announces $100 million prize for new technology

Tesla Inc chief and billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk on Thursday took to Twitter to promise a $100 million prize...

Danish suspension of flights from UAE: Ministry issues clarification

In response to the latest media reports regarding the temporary Danish suspension of flights from the UAE, Faisal Lutfi, Assistant Undersecretary for Consular Affairs...

UAE confirms $23 billion F-35 jets, drones deal

The UAE confirmed that it signed agreements with the United States on former President Donald Trump’s last full day in office to purchase up...

Covid-19: Dubai tightens rules for gatherings

The Dubai authorities have tightened the rules on private gatherings and social distancing at cafes and restaurants following a spike in Covid-19 cases in...

Shehnaz Gill! These Memes Will Make You Laugh Your Lungs Out

Anything can happen on social media. People become overnight stars and some old videos turn into memes. The same thing happened when a clip...