Saturday 5 December 2020

Vaccine arrival may not stop pressure on wages: ILO

Global pressure on wages from Covid-19 will not stop with the arrival of a vaccine, the head of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has warned, coinciding with a major report showing how the pandemic had slowed or reversed a trend of rising wages across the world, hitting women worker


Bahrain, Israel identify areas of cooperation

Bahrain and Israel have discussed aspects of joint cooperation in the fields of trade, investment and tourism between the two countries.   The two sides highlighted the expected opportunities in these important sectors, focusing on how to activate the memoranda


Saudi Arabia ranked safest among G20 nations

Saudi Arabia ranks top for safety among G20 nations, outperforming the five permanent members of the UN Security Council (UNSC), as revealed through five security indicators included in a global report. The Global Competitiveness Report 2019, and the Sustainable Development Goals


Saudi Arabia has in place ‘measures to combat terrorist financing’

Saudi Arabia has implemented international standards to combat money laundering and terrorist financing in line with the directives developed by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).    This was stated by Dr Ahmed bin Abdul Karim Al-Kholifey, Governor, Sa


Noon closes biggest Yellow Friday, the homegrown digital marketplace, closed its biggest Yellow Friday Sale to date with a heartfelt message to all of the customers and sellers who helped make it possible.   PIF Tower, the Burj Khalifa, ADGM & Adnoc all turned yellow for noon Noon&r


Legoland Dubai prepares to reopen on Dec 1

The long-awaited re-opening of Legoland Dubai Theme Park will take place on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 – welcoming families with children aged 2-12 to build awesome new memories together.    Opening just in time for the National Day public holiday, the


It's Hamilton again in Bahrain Grand Prix

Newly-crowned seven-time champion Lewis Hamilton has taken his 11th victory of the 2020 season, winning out over the Red Bull pair of Max Verstappen and Alex Albon at the Bahrain Grand Prix – in a race whose start was overshadowed by a horror crash for Haas’ Romain Grosjean.


JGroup, Blis partner for location-based digital advertising

JGroup, a regional group of companies, with a vast portfolio of subsidiaries and investments across the Middle East, Europe, Asia and United States, has announced a strategic partnership with Blis, the trusted leader in location-powered advertising and analytics.   


DHA opens dermatology and cosmetology centre

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and Emirates Islamic Bank signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a world-class dermatology and cosmetology centre at the Rashid Hospital.   Both parties also signed a second MoU, to develop and enhance the servic


WeBuyCarsDxb offers the quickest car sale

One of UAE’s leading car buying service provider, We Buy Cars DXB, now offers auto-loan settlement in as less as 24 hours, giving customers a chance to now sell their car in just half an hour.    The one-stop-shop end-to-end seamless service further i

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