UAE Weekly Business News 17/01/22
Updated: Sep 1
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UAE Weekly Business News, Issue 69. 17th January 2022.
Trade licence and visa-related headlines
Dubai judge says Labour Court will freeze employers' assets for failure to pay wages (The National 11/01/2022)
SEHA launces new app to streamline visa screening appointments (WAM 12/01/2022)
What is the Dubai talent pass, how much does it cost and who can apply? (The National 12/01/2022)
‘Can I cancel a labour case if the employer agrees to pay my salary?’ (The National 15/01/2022)
Bilateral trade-related headlines
UAE-UK green hydrogen corridor to be explored in study (The National 10/01/2022)
Al Sayegh meets Papua New Guinea Minister of Information (WAM 12/01/2022)
UAE Ambassador, Foreign Minister of El Salvador discuss ties (WAM 12/01/2022)
Abdullah bin Zayed, Canadian FM discuss advancing relations (WAM 13/01/2022)
UAE Ambassador, Romanian Presidential Adviser discuss bilateral ties (WAM 14/01/2022)
WAM delegation, Brazilian media outlets discuss cooperation (WAM 14/01/2022)
WAM, Colombia media entities discuss media cooperation (WAM 16/01/2022)
Abdullah bin Zayed meets Armenian President in Abu Dhabi (WAM 16/01/2022)
UAE business and economy-related headlines
People in Dubai with disabilities have right to inclusive education and jobs under new law (The National 10/01/2022)
UAE government warns companies to pay employees on time and in full (The National 10/01/2022)
UAE private sector considers remote-working options for Fridays (The National 10/01/2022)
UAE salaries: what are the most in-demand jobs in 2022 and how much do they pay? (The National 11/01/2022)
UAE launches national programme to further develop coder ecosystem (The National 11/01/2022)
Single-use plastic bags could be banned in Abu Dhabi by end of 2022 (The National 11/01/2022)
Business activity in Dubai hits strongest level since June 2019 on Expo boost (The National 11/01/2022)
UAE expects 20% increase in patent applications in 2022 as it seeks to foster innovation (The National 11/01/2022)
How to recycle rubbish and food waste in the UAE (The National 12/01/2022)
Tourism in Dubai 'back on track', with emirate well placed to overcome challenges (The National 12/01/2022)
Two UAE universities to set up precision medicine and food security research institutes (The National 13/01/2022)
UAE tightens law on charity and fundraising to include food handouts (The National 13/01/2022)
Half of Gulf data workers now rely on automation to perform their tasks (The National 13/01/2022)
Dubai property deals more than doubled in 2021 amid economic recovery (The National 13/01/2022)
More than half of UAE consumers plan to go cashless by 2024 (The National 13/01/2022)
Dubai continues to combat money laundering (WAM 14/01/2022)
ADDED introduces new procedures for storage of hazardous materials (WAM 14/01/2022)
AED4.5 billion worth of weeklong transactions in Dubai (WAM 14/01/2022)
First UAE Cabinet meeting of 2022 focuses on economy and workers' rights (The National 14/01/2022)
UAE charity and fundraising explained: What are the rules? (The National 14/01/2022)
Rebuilding the UAE’s coral reefs (The National 14/01/2022)
UAE among top five countries for gaming influencers (The National 14/01/2022)
Dubai to enhance its position as a global liveability hub (WAM 16/01/2022)
Pace of growth in GCC economies to accelerate in 2022 (The National 16/01/2022)
Anti-bullying lessons introduced to UAE classrooms (The National 16/01/2022)
New UAE regulations will support non-oil economy and boost FDI (The National 16/01/2022)
Written by Jenny Hunt
Founder, Gateway Group, Abu Dhabi & Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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