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UAE Weekly Business News, Issue 120. 23rd January 2023.
Abu Dhabi and Dubai trade license, entrepreneur, employment and visa-related news headlines
Deadline for UAE employment contract changes nears (The National 23/01/2023)
Rise of AI creates job worries, UAE survey finds (The National 19/01/2023)
What are the most in-demand jobs in the UAE and Saudi Arabia? (The National 18/01/2023)
UAE schools to train Emirati teachers from scratch (The National 18/01/2023)
MoHRE Customer First Forum attracts over 8,200 participants (WAM 16/01/2023)
UAE bilateral trade news headlines
UAE Consul-General meets Second Vice President of Zanzibar (WAM 20/01/2023)
President Sheikh Mohamed receives call from Zelenskyy (The National 20/01/2023)
King of Bahrain receives UAE President at his residence in Abu Dhabi (WAM 19/01/2023)
UAE President receives Chairman of Oman's Shura Council (WAM 19/01/2023)
Indian minister in charge of Gulf to visit UAE (WAM 19/01/2023)
US, UAE, Bahrain and Israel vow to expand Abraham Accords (The National 20/01/2023)
UAE signs international cooperation agreements during WEF (WAM 18/01/2023)
UAE President receives Egyptian President (WAM 18/01/2023)
Mohammed bin Rashid meets President of Kazakhstan (WAM 18/01/2023)
UAE President receives phone call from US Vice President (WAM 18/01/2023)
Sheikha Fatima receives Queen of Jordan (WAM 18/01/2023)
UAE President receives President of Palau (WAM 18/01/2023)
India UAE Partnership Summit boosts economic ties (WAM 18/01/2023)
UAE and Kazakh Presidents discuss bilateral relations (WAM 17/01/2023)
UAE President receives President of Kazakhstan (WAM 17/01/2023)
DFM concludes its investor roadshow in New York (WAM 17/01/2023)
Suhail Al Mazrouei meets French Minister of Energy Transition (WAM 16/01/2023)
Abu Dhabi and Dubai business and economy-related news headlines
Few UAE investors rely on social media influencers for financial advice (The National 23/01/2023)
Scaling up carbon capture in the Mena region (The National 23/01/2023)
Abu Dhabi clinics to ask about mental health during visits (The National 23/01/2023)
Dubai Culture, Tashkeel partner to cement Dubai’s creative sector (WAM 22/01/2023)
Dubai Customs completes 25.7m transactions, 2,147 seizures in 2022 (WAM 22/01/2023)
Strata reaches 'production milestone' (The National 22/01/2023)
New roads and bridges open in Dubai Silicon Oasis (The National 22/01/2023)
Dubai's Bentley and Rolls-Royce dealers see boom in demand (The National 22/01/2023)
Dubai's weeklong real estate transactions exceed AED13b (WAM 20/01/2023)
TAQA acquires stake in Taweelah B IWPP project (WAM 20/01/2023)
Dubai 2nd best city in the world for expats (WAM 20/01/2023)
UAE President announces 2023 as ‘Year of Sustainability' (WAM 20/01/2023)
Middle East and Africa hotel pipeline activity shines globally (The National 20/01/2023)
Adnoc Distribution aims to cut carbon intensity by 25% by 2030 (The National 20/01/2023)
Mena region has immense potential to generate renewable energy (The National 20/01/2023)
WIZZ AIR Abu Dhabi inaugurates first flight to Türkiye (WAM 19/01/2023)
Women investors play vital role in Dubai real estate sector’s growth (WAM 19/01/2023)
Abu Dhabi to host UNCTAD’s World Investment Forum in October (WAM 19/01/2023)
AED25.7b value of FAB's financing for sustainable projects in 2022 (WAM 19/01/2023)
UAE plans first food-grade plastic recycling plant (WAM 19/01/2023)
Etihad Airways doubles daily flights To Jakarta (WAM 19/01/2023)
BEEAH Recycling to launch UAE’s first EV battery recycling facility (WAM 19/01/2023)
UAE one of leading countries globally in combatting terrorism (WAM 19/01/2023)
Bringing clinical trials to Abu Dhabi (WAM 19/01/2023)
Middle East economies set to grow despite global challenges (The National 19/01/2023)
Adnoc Distribution and Taqa to set up joint venture for EV infrastructure (The National 19/01/2023)
UAE securities regulator plans to develop carbon-trading mechanism (The National 19/01/2023)
MBZUAI, IBM launch AI Centre of Excellence (WAM 18/01/2023)
UAE bourses continue to rally (WAM 18/01/2023)
Tadweer signs five operation contracts worth over AED2b (WAM 18/01/2023)
Aldar plans to start 12 new projects this year amid UAE property market recovery (The National 18/01/2023)
UAE launches index to track economic opportunities of future (The National 17/01/2023)
Why decarbonising the aluminium industry is key to achieving the UAE's net-zero goal (The National 17/01/2023)
UAE President issues Federal Law to establish National Media Office (WAM 17/01/2023)
Emirates to expand mainland China operations (WAM 16/01/2023)
Dubai’s annual real estate transactions cross AED500b in 2022 (WAM 16/01/2023)
UAE aims to be among top 10 hydrogen-producing countries globally (The National 16/01/2023)
Dubai property market performance was exceptional in 2022, says Sheikh Hamdan (The National 16/01/2023)
Dubai sets record for ultra-luxury home deals in 2022 (The National 16/01/2023)
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