TRAVEL ALERT | UAE Says Residents, Citizens Cannot Travel Abroad For Tourism Yet

DUBAI – United Arab Emirates authorities on Wednesday said residents and citizens were not yet allowed to travel abroad for tourism and leisure purposes and all travel abroad needed a permit, as part of restrictions aimed at stemming the spread of the new coronavirus. A spokesman for the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | UAE Says Residents, Citizens Cannot Travel Abroad For Tourism Yet

ABU DHABI | Sheikha Fatima Orders Launch Of Virtual Market For Productive Families

ABU DHABI – Sheika Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the Genera’ Women’s Union, GWO, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation, FED, instructed the establishment of a virtual market for productive families, in light of her belief in the importance of adopting innovative solutions to … Continue reading ABU DHABI | Sheikha Fatima Orders Launch Of Virtual Market For Productive Families

CORONAVIRUS | Abu Dhabi Permits People With Negative COVID-19 Test To Enter The Emirates

ABU DHABI – Abu Dhabi will allow people to enter the emirate if they have tested negative for COVID-19 infection within the previous 48 hours, the local government media office said on Monday. Abu Dhabi, the largest and wealthiest member of the United Arab Emirates federation, had has a ban on people entering since June … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS | Abu Dhabi Permits People With Negative COVID-19 Test To Enter The Emirates

BUSINESS | Saudi, UAE Central Banks Roll Out $40 Billion Stimulus For Virus – Hit Economies

RIYADH – The central banks of the Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE), the two largest Arab economies, on Saturday announced stimulus plan worth a combined $40 billion to ease the impact of the coronavirus outbreak in their respective countries. The UAE regulator plans to support banks and businesses in the country, where the … Continue reading BUSINESS | Saudi, UAE Central Banks Roll Out $40 Billion Stimulus For Virus – Hit Economies

NEWS | UAE Cancels Events, Flights Due To Coronavirus As Central Bank Announces Fiscal Plan

DUBAI| RIYADH – The United Arab Emirates said on Saturday it was shutting major tourism and cultural venues, including the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum and the Ferrari World theme park, from March 15-31, as Gulf states stepped up measures against coronavirus. The UAE central bank also announced a 100 billion (AED) ($27 billion) economic plan … Continue reading NEWS | UAE Cancels Events, Flights Due To Coronavirus As Central Bank Announces Fiscal Plan

CORONAVIRUS TALKS | Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Talks Coronavirus Cooperation With Bill Gates

ABU DHABI – The crown prince of the oil-rich emirate of Abu Dhabi tweeted on Friday that he had discussed cooperation in fighting the new coronavirus with U.S. billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates. Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates federation, which has reported at least 27 coronavirus cases. ‘My good friend @BillGates … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS TALKS | Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Talks Coronavirus Cooperation With Bill Gates

SPORTS | Cycling: Teams In Abu Dhabi Hotel Instructed To Remain In Quarantine Until March 14

DUBAI | Cycling teams confined to a luxury Abu Dhabi hotel have been instructed by the state’s health authorities to remain in quarantine until March 14 due to coronavirus concerns, several team members said on Wednesday. Emirati authorities ordered the lockdown of the Crown Plaza in Yas Island and the nearby W Hotel after two … Continue reading SPORTS | Cycling: Teams In Abu Dhabi Hotel Instructed To Remain In Quarantine Until March 14

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Cycling Team Manager Threatens Hunger Strike Over Coronavirus Quarantine In UAE

DUBAI – A manager of a French professional cycling team, who has been in quarantine in an Abu Dhabi hotel due to coronavirus concerns, threatened to go on hunger strike on Tuesday if authorities do not allow his team to leave the United Arab Emirates. Roberto Damiani, sporting director of the Cofidis team, told Reuters … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Cycling Team Manager Threatens Hunger Strike Over Coronavirus Quarantine In UAE

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Six New COVID -19 Cases In UAE: Health Ministry

ABU DHABI – The Ministry of Health and Prevention, HoHAP, has announced six new cases of the coronavirus, COVID, in the UAE on Tuesday. According to a statement released by the Ministry, the new cases are being monitored under World Health Organisation standards. The six individuals diagnosed with the new coronavirus include two Russians, two … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Six New COVID -19 Cases In UAE: Health Ministry