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’

travel | Dubai Miracle Garden Set To Welcome Visitors On 1st November

ABU DHABI - - Dubai Miracle Garden, the largest natural flower garden in the world, returns for its ninth season on Sunday, 1 November, promising visitors a truly memorable experience with its magnificent display of intricately designed bloom. The park is set to reopen under stringent health and safety protocols designed to ensure visitors can … Continue reading travel | Dubai Miracle Garden Set To Welcome Visitors On 1st November

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 | Dubai To Host Opening Leg Of HERO World Series 2021 In Hatta

The Dubai Sports Council announced that HERO Dubai Hatta 2021, the opening race of the HERO World 2021 International Mountain Bike Circuit, will be held at the idyllic Hatta Nature Park on March 5, 2021. A major biking tournament featured in the International Cycling Union’s international calendar, HERO Dubai 2021 will be held alongside the … Continue reading SPORTS | Dubai To Host Opening Leg Of HERO World Series 2021 In Hatta

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

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

ECONOMY | Gulf Economies Seen Shrinking Sharply In 2020, To Pick Up In 2021: Reuters Poll

DUBAI – Economic activity in the Gulf will contract sharply this year before recovering in 2021, hit by the double shock of the coronavirus pandemic and an oil price crash, a quarterly Reuters poll showed on Tuesday. Analysts in the July 7-20 poll see a deep economic contraction in the hydrocarbon – producing region this … Continue reading ECONOMY | Gulf Economies Seen Shrinking Sharply In 2020, To Pick Up In 2021: Reuters Poll

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

BUSINESS NEWS | Dubai World Makes Final Repayment To Creditors Of $ 8.2 Billion

DUBAI – State conglomerate Dubai World, at the centre of Dubai’s debt crisis a decade ago, said on Tuesday it had made a final payment of $8.2 billion to creditors. The payment, made ahead of its September 2022 maturity, was an ‘important milestone’ for the company and Dubai, Dubai World Chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed … Continue reading BUSINESS NEWS | Dubai World Makes Final Repayment To Creditors Of $ 8.2 Billion