Following a ceremony held today via video conference between Abu Dhabi and Beijing, health authorities from the United Arab Emirates have announced the commencement of the world’s first phase III clinical trial of a COVID-19 inactivated vaccine.
Inspired by the UAE Leadership’s vision and commitment to overcome the pandemic through a global collaborative effort, a clinical cooperation agreement was signed between the Chinese pharmaceutical giant Sinopharm China National Biotec Group (... Read More
Emirates welcomes the latest air travel protocols that will facilitate international travel for UAE citizens, residents and tourists, and open Dubai to business and leisure visitors from 7 July, while putting in place careful measures to ensure the health and safety of travellers and communities.
These protocols for travel into and out of Dubai airports were announced under the directives of the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness... Read More
Hala China is set to organise the first China-UAE Economic and Trade Digital Expo from 15 July to 21 July 2020, in partnership with the China International Exhibition Centre Group Corporation (CIEC). The exhibition is set to explore further economic growth opportunities between both countries during a time of industrial transformation amidst the “new normal”.
With the support of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and the Ministry of Economy of the... Read More
UAE residents are once again heading outdoors to experience the sun, sea and sand following the reopening of public and hotel beaches across Dubai. However, beach-goers must still follow prescriptive rules that are in place to maintain public health and safety due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sunbathers, fitness and wellness enthusiasts have welcomed the reopening of beaches aimed at meeting the needs of all communities affected by the current situation. Other recreational and... Read More
Libraries, museums and art galleries can also open, along with outdoor tourism and fitness activities.
People over the age of 60 and children under the age of 12 will be allowed to visit malls and other public places while strictly following precautionary measures.
Children under the age of 12 in Dubai and adults over 60 will be allowed to visit shopping malls and other public places, as the emirate continues to gradually open up from its enforced Covid-19 lockdown.
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The Cartier Women's Initiative is an annual international entrepreneurship program that aims to drive change by empowering women entrepreneurs. Founded in 2006, the program is open to women-run and women-owned businesses from any country and sector that aim to have a strong and sustainable social and/or environmental impact. The mission of the Cartier Women’s Initiative is to shine a light on these women and provide them with the necessary financial, social and human capital support to grow... Read More
For the ultimate escape from the crowds and plenty of space to roam, there is no better option than Dubai’s only mountain resort, boutique property JA Hatta Fort Hotel, set to reopen on Sunday 21st June. The unique property features just 53 individual rooms nestled amidst the majestic Hajar Mountains and is now offering free archery lessons for kids and complimentary movie nights, as well as a host of activities and relaxation for adults.
Located a mere 90-minute scenic drive from... Read More
DUBAI, UAE: 17 June, 2020 – TECOM Group, part of Dubai Holding, has lauded the resilience, resourcefulness and readiness of its business partners for supporting the UAE during the COVID-19 pandemic with a heart-warming video acknowledging their vital contributions.
The message of solidarity thanks its 6,500 community members across technology, media, education, design, science and manufacturing for underpinning the region’s economic reliance amid an unprecedented global situation.... Read More
Gucci announces the launch of Gucci Off The Grid, the first collection from Gucci Circular Lines, designed by Creative Director Alessandro Michele, an initiative created to support the House’s vision for circular production.
Designed for those mindful of their environmental impact, Gucci Off The Grid uses recycled, organic, bio- based and sustainably sourced materials, including ECONYL®, a regenerated nylon made from nylon offcuts and pre- and post-consumer waste.
Human beings... Read More
Swimming pools in hotels, health clubs and residential buildings are now able to operate, but there are still restrictions on the opening of water slides and rides. Pool parties and large social gatherings are also not permitted.
Temperature checks must be carried out for anyone wishing to use a pool, and social distancing measures still apply, with a two-metre gap required at all times. Groups must not exceed five.
The capacity for all in-resort pools will remain limited to... Read More