Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s ADQ to partner LuLu in $1b investment drive into Egypt

Alliance to develop 30 hypermarkets and 100 mini-stores in major push into key market Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi's ADQ will be supporting hypermarket operator LuLu International's Egypt expansion through a newly struck non-binding agreement, with an investment of up to...

Abu Dhabi’s Adio signs pact with Israel’s export institute to boost investment opportunities

Adio plans to set up an international representative office in Israel Abu Dhabi Investment Office, the government body responsible for attracting foreign investment into the emirate, signed a cooperation agreement with Israel’s export institute to unlock investment opportunities in both...

Distance learning to continue for Year 7 to 9 children in Abu Dhabi but older pupils may go back to school

Some pupils in Abu Dhabi will continue with online learning but children due to sit international exams next year will have the option to attend face-to-face lessons, it was announced on Tuesday. All children older than 12 were to return...

Drivers warned as thick fog smothers Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Thick fog smothered coastal areas of the UAE on Tuesday morning to create treacherous driving conditions during the early morning rush hour. Weather warnings issued by the National Centre of Meteorology reminded motorists to be vigilant on the roads, particularly...

Abu Dhabi to end alcohol licence system for residents

Abu Dhabi residents will no longer need a licence to buy and drink alcohol, the authorities have said. A note sent to distribution companies and retailers said they were not required to ask customers to produce a card that showed...

In Abu Dhabi, public school staff and family were allowed to choose the vaccine amount

Permission has been given to select COVID-19 vaccines. Teaching Staff Administrative staff and their families should register before 24 September. Under the Emergency Approval of Workers, teachers in Abu Dhabi public schools have been permitted to choose COVID-19 vaccines offered in...

Abu Dhabi’s two new airlines are aiming big with hyper-competitive ticket rates

Wizz Air, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi services can drastically bring down rates on key routes Dubai: Fancy a flight to a destination in Europe for Dh300-Dh400? The UAE’s newest airline, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, is holding out that promise… provided...

Revealed: how UAE developer Aldar plans to help save the planet

Abu Dhabi construction giant unveils Carbon Neutral Action Plan and the integration of sustainability into investment criteria and due diligence Abu Dhabi-based construction giant Aldar Properties on Monday published its second annual sustainability report, charting a roadmap for the future...

53 thousand workers in Abu Dhabi received their financial dues through the mobile court

The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department reported that the number of workers who received their dues in collective cases by moving to the workers 'housing through the mobile court from the beginning of 2019 until the end of June 2020...

Abu Dhabi Police allocates fast lanes to enter the emirate

Abu Dhabi Police stated that it has designated special and fast lanes to facilitate the entry of individuals with a Covid-19 test result to the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, at the Ghantoot area checkpoint. Three lanes have been identified,...

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Steinreich bags UAE-Israel Business Council deal

The UAE-Israel Business Council was established to help foster shared opportunities. The UAE-Israel Business Council, comprised of business leaders from...

22 Salik services added on Dubai Drive app

The new batch of services include nine main services and 13 subsidiary ones. The latest update on Dubai Drive app has included 22 new services...

Invest in post-graduate education from Curtin University Dubai

The COVID19 pandemic has had an unprecedent impact on the global economy. Across the world, unemployment has reached record levels and consumer confidence has...

3 scammers to pay Dh350,000 each for using others’ Emirates ID to encash cheques

The defendants were also convicted of criminal complicity, fraud and attempted fraud. Three men have been sentenced to two years in jail and fined Dh350,000...

Saudi Aramco and SABIC reassess crude-oil-to-chemicals project

The decision comes as oil companies globally re-assess energy projects to conserve cash Dubai: Saudi Aramco and Saudi Basic Industries have decided to re-evaluate their...