LEGAL | UAE Cancels Lenient Penalties For ‘Honour Killings’

DUBAI -  The United Arab Emirates said on Saturday it was cancelling lenient penalties for so – called ‘honour killing’ and amending inheritance laws for residents as part of a reform of personal and family laws in the Middle East trade hub. Human rights groups say thousands of women and girls are killed across the … Continue reading LEGAL | UAE Cancels Lenient Penalties For ‘Honour Killings’

LIFESTYLE | Dubai To Allow Weddings To Resume Under Strict Preventive Measures

The Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management in Dubai announced that wedding reception will be allowed to resume in hotels, halls, homes, temporary venues, and tents in residential areas effective from 22 October 2020. The decision enables the community to celebrate social occasions in an environment where precautionary measures are strictly implemented, and high … Continue reading LIFESTYLE | Dubai To Allow Weddings To Resume Under Strict Preventive Measures

HEALTH | Dubai International Nutrition Congress To Highlight Latest Research, Best Practices In Clinical Nutrition

DUBAI – Under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority, DHA, the 6th edition of the annual Dubai International Nutrition Congress, DINC, will take place from October 22-24, 2020. The three-day event will be held under the theme ‘Tour … Continue reading HEALTH | Dubai International Nutrition Congress To Highlight Latest Research, Best Practices In Clinical Nutrition

SPORTS | Sheikh Hamdan’s Dubai Fitness Challenge Is Returning This Month

The annual fitness initiative, championed by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, is returning this month for its fourth edition. The Dubai Fitness Challenge 2020 will begin on October 30 and will run for 30 days until November 28. The city-wide fitness … Continue reading SPORTS | Sheikh Hamdan’s Dubai Fitness Challenge Is Returning This Month

CORONAVIRUS | UAE Daily Coronavirus Cases Surge To Near Peak Level

DUBAI – The United Arab Emirates health ministry reported on Friday 931 new daily cases of the coronavirus following a recent surge in infections that are near the highest since the pandemic broke out. Until last month, there had been a generally falling trend since the UAE’s new daily cases peaked at 994 in May, … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS | UAE Daily Coronavirus Cases Surge To Near Peak Level

DUBAI | Hamdan Bin Mohammed Issues Directives To Transform Dubai Into A Bicycle – Friendly City

DUBAI – Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, has issued directives to transform Dubai into a bicycle-friendly city. As part of implementing the directives, Dubai will introduce laws and legislation to promote cycling both as a sport and a means of environmentally … Continue reading DUBAI | Hamdan Bin Mohammed Issues Directives To Transform Dubai Into A Bicycle – Friendly City

ROYALS | Sheikh Hamdan Shares Results From Dubai’s COVID-19 Public Satisfaction Survey

DUBAI – Following a briefing by the Dubai Government Excellence Programme on Sunday, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai took to Twitter to share the results of the city’s Public Satisfaction Survey. Intended to metricate the level of satisfaction afforded to residents on the basis of how COVID-19 was and is being managed … Continue reading ROYALS | Sheikh Hamdan Shares Results From Dubai’s COVID-19 Public Satisfaction Survey

SCIENCE | United Arab Emirates Set To Launch Mission To Mars

DUBAI – The United Arab Emirates launches its first mission to Mars early on Monday as it strives to develop its scientific and technology capabilities and move away from its reliance on oil. The  Hope Probe will launch from Japan’s Tnegashima Space Center at 1:58 A.M. UAE time/ 6:58 A.M. Japanese time Monday (2158 GMT … Continue reading SCIENCE | United Arab Emirates Set To Launch Mission To Mars

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