Archive for March, 2021

UAE cabinet approves programme to attract remote workers

PIN
The federal cabinet of the United Arab Emirates approved a new system allowing professionals to reside in the Gulf state while working remotely for employers abroad, a scheme that the emirate of Dubai launched by itself in October. The UAE has taken several measures to attract wealthy foreigners as the COVID-19 pandemic and low oil[…]

Dubai announces Ramadan COVID-19 precautionary measures

PIN
ANKARA: Following its lawsuit to ban the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), the Turkish government’s crackdown against the party escalated on Friday morning, with dawn raids carried out on houses in Istanbul, Ankara and several other cities detaining dozens of people, including local HDP executives. The government claims the HDP has ties with the outlawed Kurdistan[…]

Dubai forms special tribunal to resolve inherited property disputes – News

PIN
Mohammed bin Rashid’s initiative to protect the rights and interests of all concerned parties, especially the elderly, minors, femes sole, divorced women, widows and people of determination Dubai has set up a special tribunal to resolve disputes between heirs with regard to the sale of inherited residential property. Vice President and Prime Minister[…]

Dubai’s short-term property rentals will make a comeback

PIN
Short-term stays in Dubai could be getting longer as guests seek a change in scene. Image Credit: Clint Egbert/Gulf News The short-term rental market in Dubai and other cities had taken a hard hit since the beginning of the pandemic. From flight cancellations to total city lockdowns globally – the whole industry was shaken. However,[…]

Bahrain sees 140% rise in government health contracts

PIN
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia, one of the world’s biggest markets for grain, has seen an increase in imports from Australia. Facing rising tariffs in China, Australian barley farmers have recently refocused their attention on Saudi Arabia, following a recent bumper harvest season. “For the first time in about five years, Australia has meaningfully broken into the[…]

Dubai stocks’ run comes to a halt as blue-chips lag

PIN
Dubai stock market snapped five days of gains, led lower by the blue-chip banking and property shares, while its Abu Dhabi peers showed a muted performance. Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News Dubai: Dubai stock market snapped five days of gains, led lower by the blue-chip banking and property shares, while its Abu Dhabi peers showed[…]