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UAE Weekly Business News, Issue 119. 16th January 2023.
Abu Dhabi and Dubai trade license, entrepreneur, employment and visa-related news headlines
Small companies to remain exempt from Emiratisation targets, says official (The National 16/01/2023)
'Should I resign before starting a new job to accept another offer?' (The National 15/01/2023)
UAE schools intensify efforts to find Emirati staff as deadlines approach (The National 13/01/2023)
A guide to teaching in the UAE and how much you can earn (The National 12/01/2023)
Thousands of Emiratis join private sector (The National 11/01/2023)
UAE bilateral trade news headlines
UAE, US form Expert Group to lead bilateral clean energy partnership (WAM 15/01/2023)
President of UAE, Angolan counterpart review advancing relations (WAM 15/01/2023)
UAE President receives President of Azerbaijan (WAM 15/01/2023)
Kazakh President arrives in UAE (WAM 15/01/2023)
UAE President, Korean President discuss bilateral cooperation (WAM 15/01/2023)
UAE and US to allocate $20b for 15 gigawatts of clean energy projects (The National 15/01/2023)
Saqr Ghobash, IPU Secretary-General discuss bilateral relations (WAM 12/01/2023)
Mohammed bin Rashid meets Prime Minister of Pakistan (WAM 12/01/2023)
UAE holds first Financial Dialogue with Israel (WAM 11/01/2023)
Mohammed bin Rashid meets with Chairman of Bank of America (WAM 10/01/2023)
Mansour bin Zayed receives Governor of Central Bank of Iran (WAM 10/01/2023)
UAE’s Masdar signs agreement with Kyrgyzstan to develop renewable energy projects (The National 10/01/2023)
Negev Forum Working Groups meeting begins in Abu Dhabi (WAM 09/01/2023)
Abu Dhabi and Dubai business and economy-related news headlines
Leaders at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week to drive climate action (The National 16/01/2023)
Almheiri affirms UAE's enduring support for energy transition (WAM 15/01/2023)
Suqia UAE’s Board of Trustees discuss plans for 2023 (WAM 15/01/2023)
Release of US oil reserves aimed at ‘underlying crisis’, Abu Dhabi forum told (The National 14/01/2023)
'Transformational' progress needed to achieve net zero, Dr Al Jaber says (The National 14/01/2023)
Dubai logs over AED8.1b in weeklong real estate transactions (WAM 13/01/2023)
UAE Press: The leaders shaping Cop28 (WAM 13/01/2023)
Gulf set for 'critical' economic boost as China reopens (The National 13/01/2023)
Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week will serve as a gateway to Cop28 (The National 13/01/2023)
Dubai to build world's first 3D-printed mosque (The National 13/01/2023)
Islamic Banks' assets up to AED607.8b by October 2022 (WAM 12/01/2023)
UAE well poised to host solutions-oriented COP28: Suhail AI Mazrouei (WAM 12/01/2023)
Dubai enriches its visual identity via 'Public Art Strategy' (WAM 12/01/2023)
Emirates expands Asian network with Haneda resumption (WAM 12/01/2023)
Dubai Chamber of Commerce launches five business groups (WAM 12/01/2023)
DP World and Maersk enter long-term partnership at Jebel Ali (WAM 12/01/2023)
Local Press: UAE will not miss single-use plastics (WAM 12/01/2023)
DUPHAT 2023 concludes with commercial deals worth over AED6.12b (WAM 12/01/2023)
flydubai expands its network in Kazakhstan to three destinations (WAM 12/01/2023)
Dubai hotels end 2022 with strong room revenue in December (The National 12/01/2023)
Investment opportunities are shining a light on the GCC (The National 12/01/2023)
New social investing platform unveiled for GCC traders (The National 12/01/2023)
Dubai World Trade Centre kicks off 2023 with action-packed Q1 agenda (WAM 11/01/2023)
Abu Dhabi Global Market publishes Healthcare Regulations (WAM 11/01/2023)
Seatrade Maritime Logistics Middle East puts digitalisation in focus (WAM 11/01/2023)
How companies in the region can take advantage of digitalisation (The National 11/01/2023)
The Debt Panel: ‘Can I keep my UAE bank account after UK move?’ (The National 11/01/2023)
Foreign assets up 0.41% to AED426b in October 2022 (WAM 10/01/2023)
Investcorp set to invest $1b in GCC real estate over next five years (WAM 10/01/2023)
DIFC hosts over 250 companies managing assets worth $450b (WAM 10/01/2023)
Dubai's non-oil private economy continued to improve in December on sharp output rise (The National 10/01/2023)
Dubai property prices: where they rose and fell last month (The National 10/01/2023)
ADNOC’s new gas subsidiary begins operations (The National 10/01/2023)
Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority launches ADAA Smart application (WAM 09/01/2023)
DFM, DWTC to launch MENA IPO Summit (WAM 09/01/2023)
UAE to keep 9% corporate tax rate for foreseeable future, Finance Ministry official says (The National 09/01/2023)
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