Welcome to Gateway's 96th weekly roundup of business headlines in the UAE. This resource aims to help you quickly and conveniently keep in touch with business in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Simply scan through the headlines and choose to read those which are relevant to your business. Click the headlines below to go directly to the articles. The source is in purple.
UAE trade license, employment and visa-related news headlines
Can UAE visa still be valid after six months outside the country? (The National 25/07/2022)
‘Can my employer deny me paid sick leave?’ (The National 24/07/2022)
UAE prosecutors send warning against selling tobacco products to minors (The National 24/07/2022)
Talabat to raise pay for delivery riders in UAE (The National 24/07/2022)
Blue-collar workers in Dubai given training to understand their legal rights (The National 23/07/2022)
How UAE teens are gaining vital job and money skills through part-time work (The National 21/07/2022)
Dubai records 25% growth in new business licences in H1 2022 (WAM 19/07/2022)
Dubai grants provisional virtual asset licence to Singapore's Fintonia Group (The National 19/07/2022)
Dubai issues new law to support growth of real estate investment funds (The National 19/07/2022)
How Dubai golden visa holders can benefit from Esaad card discount scheme (The National 19/07/2022)
Ministry honours 16 companies that embraced Emirati recruitment drive (The National 18/07/2022)
UAE bilateral trade news headlines
Noura Al Kaabi hails French ties: 'I would like them to know how different the UAE is' (The National 23/07/2022)
UAE-France relationship 'has gone to another level', says ambassador (The National 21/07/2022)
UAE, Korea discuss cooperation in food security, health, technology (WAM 20/07/2022)
UAE Ambassador meets Peruvian Minister of Economy and Finance (WAM 20/07/2022)
Mariam Almheiri meets French Energy Transition Minister in Paris (WAM 19/07/2022)
UAE President meets with Prime Minister of French Republic (WAM 19/07/2022)
UAE, France sign several agreements, MoUs (WAM 19/07/2022)
Value of Emirati-French trade totalled AED256.1b over 10 years (WAM 18/07/2022)
UAE President meets President of Senate of French Republic (WAM 18/07/2022)
UAE President meets with French Republic President (WAM 18/07/2022)
Official French Republic reception ceremony held for UAE President (WAM 18/07/2022)
UAE economy-related headlines
Sotrovimab: Major UAE study shows benefits of Covid-19 drug(The National 25/07/2022)
Generation Start-up: how FinFlx aims to help protect UAE gratuity payments (The National 25/07/2022)
Brand Dubai launches fifth Dubai Destinations guide (WAM 23/07/2022)
UFC 280 fighters excited at prospect of wowing crowds in Abu Dhabi (WAM 23/07/2022)
AED10.9b in weeklong real estate transactions in Dubai (WAM 22/07/2022)
Dubai Health Authority, Visa sign MoU (WAM 21/07/2022)
How will the sinking euro affect Arab economies? (The National 21/07/2022)
UAE economy set for strongest expansion in 11 years (The National 21/07/2022)
How investors will benefit from Dubai’s new law on real estate funds (The National 21/07/2022)
Strata to produce more parts on UAE's Earth-imaging satellite (The National 20/07/2022)
UAE minister says climate goals need to be pragmatic and sustainable (The National 20/07/2022)
UAE confirms $980m deal with US for C-17 cargo plane upgrades (The National 20/07/2022)
UAE to host ITU's World Radiocommunication Conference next year (The National 20/07/2022)
Dubai's first football-themed hotel to open for Fifa World Cup (The National 20/07/2022)
ADNOC, TotalEnergies sign strategic partnership agreement (WAM 19/07/2022)
Dubai’s energy demand up 6.3% in the first half of 2022 on economic recovery (The National 19/07/2022)
UAE investment group Astra Tech to raise $500m to develop an 'ultra' digital platform (The National 19/07/2022)
EGA awarded 'Green Industries' label for environmental performance (WAM 18/07/2022)
59% increase in number of French tourists visiting UAE in 2021 (WAM 18/07/2022)
Dubai Chamber of Commerce sees record membership growth in H1 2022 (WAM 18/07/2022)
Dubai’s new metaverse strategy to add $4bn to economy and create more than 40,000 jobs (The National 18/07/2022)
Higher energy prices will lift Gulf economies' growth in 2022-2023, KPMG says (The National 18/07/2022)
Hotel occupancy in Dubai and Abu Dhabi above 70% as tourism rebounds (The National 18/07/2022)
Emirates airline opens world's biggest vertical farm in Dubai (The National 18/07/2022)
Why Emirates stood up to Heathrow's 'unacceptable' demands (The National 18/07/2022)
UAE investors will soon be able to trade cryptocurrencies in dirhams (The National 18/07/2022)
Dubai hotels expecting near full occupancy during Qatar World Cup 2022 (The National 18/07/2022)
Tenders and Business Opportunities
Hub71 launches new Outliers programme to boost Abu Dhabi start-ups (The National 19/07/2022)
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