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UAE
Dubai: No Visa Overstay Fines for Rain-Cancelled Flight Passengers
2 months

The UAE introduced streamlined visa regulations in 2023, imposing a fixed penalty of Dh50 per day for overstaying. This measure aimed to provide clarity and consistency regarding fines for individuals exceeding their permitted stay.

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Sharjah Ceases Single-Use Plastic Production Post January 2024 Ban
2 months

Sharjah made headlines on Monday with a significant environmental initiative: the discontinuation of single-use plastic bag manufacturing by the municipality. Effective immediately, all manufacturers are required to cease production in alignment with...

UAE
Sharjah Grants Private Schools Flexibility in Weekday Working Hours Selection
2 months

The Sharjah Private Education Authority has introduced a measure allowing schools to adopt one of three instructional models—traditional in-person, remote learning, or a hybrid of both—during the upcoming period spanning from Tuesday to the...

UAE
UAE rains: Sharjah will drop all traffic violations during the weather crisis
2 months

During the recent time of uncertain weather in the UAE, particularly in Sharjah, Major General Saif Al Zari Al Shamsi, Commander-in-Chief of Sharjah Police, issued an order waiving any traffic offenses committed by motorists.

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UAE Cybersecurity cautions against the danger of fraudulent applications
2 months

The Cyber Security Council of the UAE Government has issued a stark warning about the growing threat of malicious applications that target user data and device security.

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Dubai Global Village: Free Entry for Children 12 and Under Announced
2 months

Before the current season ends, Dubai's Global Village is attempting to get more families to come visit. Until the end of of season 28, the multicultural park will provide free entry to children under the age of 12.

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UAE Opens 9 Centers for Obtaining "Replacement of Lost" Vehicle Plates in Dubai
2 months

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai has designated nine centers for obtaining replacements for lost vehicle plates, following the recent weather depression. Requests for plate replacements can be made through the RTA's website, with...

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Dubai Metro Red Line: Four Stations Remain Closed in Latest Update
2 months

Residents all around Dubai are still dealing with the effects of the ongoing interruptions to the Metro system, which occurred after the UAE had tremendous rains last week.

UAE
UAE announces Free damage certificate now for affected residents in Sharjah
2 months

Sharjah Police has recently made a significant announcement, offering free damage certificates to individuals affected by the recent unstable weather conditions in the emirate.

World
British Airways announce resumption of Abu Dhabi-London flights after four years
2 months

The resumption of British Airways flights between London and Abu Dhabi represents a significant step in facilitating travel and fostering closer ties between these key international destinations.

UAE
The UAE government issues tax warning
2 months

UAE authorities have issued a directive urging taxpayers to promptly file their applications or face penalties. The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has specifically targeted juridical persons residing in the country and falling under the corporate tax...

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UAE allocates WhatsApp Support number for Weather Damage Requests in Dubai
2 months

Dubai residents who have lost property in the storm may now reach out to officials via WhatsApp to get assistance.

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UAE: Work-from-Home Extended as Vehicles Remain Submerged in Flooded Parking Lot
2 months

As a result of the torrential rains that flooded parts of Sharjah and Dubai, many drivers had a nightmare: after being submerged in flooded parking lots for days, their vehicles became useless since the wet had seeped into the engines, a lot of...

UAE
Dubai: April salaries to be paid to government employees After tomorrow
2 months

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, has issued an instruction for the disbursement of April salaries, commencing on Tuesday, April 23, to various sectors,...

UAE
UAE launches Unified Business Package Across Government Digital Platforms
2 months

The UAE government's recent launch of the unified work package platform, which is part of its commitment to streamlining bureaucracy and improving service provision, marks a significant strategic transformation in government procedures.

UAE
Dubai RTA: Bus trips between cities return to work normally
2 months

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai has announced the resumption of inter-city bus services to regular operations following disruptions caused by recent adverse weather conditions.

UAE
Dubai Private Schools Extend Remote Learning on Monday, April 22
2 months

Educational institutions in Dubai are facing new obstacles in the wake of the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) record-breaking rainfall.

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Dubai: Police ask motorists to relocate vehicles parked on highways following flooding
2 months

As a result of the intense rainfall that swept across the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, April 16, the Dubai Police Department has issued a directive instructing drivers to relocate their vehicles from areas that are susceptible to flooding.

UAE
UAE Sets four conditions for Benefiting from Sharjah Social Security Services
2 months

The Sharjah Social Security Fund has established four primary criteria for enrolling in the fund and accessing its services, aligning with the emirate's social security legislation. These measures are part of its endeavor to promote job...

World
Air India deploys A350 on the Delhi-Dubai route for enhanced service starting Ma
2 months

Air India announced its plan to introduce its newly acquired Airbus A350 aircraft on the Delhi-Dubai route, commencing on May 1st.

UAE
The UAE Ministry considers major tax incentive
2 months

A digital public consultation has been launched by the UAE Ministry of Finance to collect opinions from different stakeholders on the potential introduction of a research and development (R&D) tax incentive under UAE corporate tax legislation.

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Warning from Dubai Airports as Emirates and Flydubai resume flights
2 months

As Dubai International Airport gradually resumes flight operations, Dubai Airports has issued a crucial advisory, urging departing guests to ensure they arrive at their respective terminals three hours before their scheduled departure times.

UAE
Abu Dhabi Police cautions residents against fraudulent electronic links
2 months

Abu Dhabi Police has issued a warning regarding the proliferation of fraudulent calls and links on social media platforms, targeting unsuspecting individuals by capitalizing on various events, activities, and special occasions. These deceptive...

UAE
Dubai: Sheikh Hamdan Urges Government to take Action on Climate Extremes
2 months

In response to the unprecedented rainfall that recently inundated the United Arab Emirates (UAE), President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed wasted no time in taking action.

UAE
Dubai offers free services from major developers to aid flood-affected residents
2 months

Following the recent heavy rainfall and thunderstorm that swept through the UAE on April 16, leaving many parts of Dubai inundated and properties damaged, residents in affected communities are receiving aid from major community management companies...

UAE
RTA Unveils Latest Updates on Metro Red Line, as it doesn't stop at 3 stations
2 months

The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) recently announced updates regarding the operation of the Dubai Metro's Red Line.

UAE
Flydubai suspend all Flights to Iran After Reported Israel Attack
2 months

According to reports, an attack inside Iran was carried out by Israel, prompting Dubai airline flydubai to temporarily halt flights.

UAE
Etihad Airways Resumes Normal Operations After Weather-Related Disruptions
2 months

Etihad Airways has confirmed the resumption of its flight operations to normalcy following adverse weather conditions encountered by the country in recent times.

UAE
Dubai Authority Unveils Update on Sheikh Zayed Road Opening to Motorists
2 months

Motorists may now use Sheikh Zayed Road again between the Trade Center roundabout and Intersection No. 9, where it meets Al Maktoum Airport Road on the way to Abu Dhabi, according to a recent announcement from Dubai's Roads and Transport...

UAE
Urgent UAE: Three Filipinos died in Floods, Philippine Official Confirms
2 months

The Philippine Consulate General in Dubai has affirmed its commitment to supporting affected Filipinos in the wake of tragic events resulting from heavy rainfall in the UAE on April 16.

UAE
UAE: Air Arabia announces Resumption Scheduled Operations from Sharjah Airport
2 months

After being temporarily grounded due to extreme weather in the United Arab Emirates and the surrounding regions, Air Arabia has resumed regular flights from Sharjah International Airport as of 4 am today, April 18.

UAE
UAE to launch 23,500 vacancies in the travel and tourism sector within 2024
2 months

In a decade, projections indicate that the travel and tourism sector will encompass 928,000 positions, employing approximately one out of every nine residents.

UAE
Abu Dhabi authority shut down Happy Grassland Restaurant & Grill for this reason
2 months

The Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority has taken decisive action against the "Happy Grassland Hot Pot" restaurant and grill on Airport Road in Abu Dhabi.

UAE
Dubai: Terminal 3 Check-ins Resume for Emirates & flydubai Flights
2 months

Following heavy rains on Tuesday, operational challenges persist at Dubai International Airport, potentially causing delays. While check-ins have resumed at Terminal 3 for Emirates and flydubai flights, the airport remains congested.

UAE
UAE: Indian, Pakistani Embassies Aid Flood-Affected Citizens Amidst Record Rains
2 months

The Pakistani and Indian diplomatic missions in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have established dedicated helpline numbers for their respective citizens in response to the unprecedented rainfall experienced in the country on Tuesday.

World
Indonesia volcano eruption prompts mass evacuation, tsunami warning issued
2 months

Mount Ruang's eruptions triggered urgent evacuations and airport closures in Indonesia. The volcano, situated in a remote region, erupted multiple times, spewing lava and ash into the air.

UAE
The UAE and Costa Rica sign a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
2 months

The United Arab Emirates and Costa Rica recently inked a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), marking a significant milestone in their efforts to strengthen bilateral trade and investment bonds.

UAE
The UAE announces end of heavy rains and unstable weather conditions
2 months

The UAE has officially declared the end of the recent heavy rainfall that wreaked havoc across the country.

UAE
Rain in UAE: Insurance Claims May Face Rejection in Certain Cases
2 months

The Emirates experienced a substantial downpour on Tuesday, resulting in extensive flooding of roads, parking areas, and wadis.

UAE
Dubai announces the resumption of regular service at metro and tram stations
2 months

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) recently announced the reinstatement of several Dubai Metro stations following temporary closures due to heightened rainfall during a recent weather disturbance.