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Travel Ban on 7 countries Extended till June 30 2021

MANILA, Philippines–the Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced that they will be implementing an order from Malacanang extending the arrival ban on 7 countries until June 30. BI Commissioner Jaime Morente announced that pursuant to an order from the Palace, the…

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COVID-19: India-UAE flights suspended till July 6, says Air India Express

Dubai: Indian carrier Air India Express (AIE) on Tuesday announced the suspension of flights from India to the UAE till July 6. In a travel update for passengers to the UAE posted on its Twitter page, AIE said: “General Authority…

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Philippine carriers extend flight cancellation to and from UAE until June 15

Dubai: Philippine carriers — Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific — have extended flight cancellation between the UAE and Philippines until June 15, following the decision of the Philippine government on Monday evening to extend restrictions on “travellers going to the…

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Covid-19 vaccines: Dubai opens direct appointment bookings at private healthcare facilities

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) said on Tuesday that 17 private healthcare service providers will now provide vaccination services to the community, in addition to all DHA vaccination centres. For appointments at private health sector facilities, customers must directly contact…

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Dubai Chamber partners with TikTok to launch training programmes for SMEs and startups

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has signed an MoU with TikTok to create and launch the Dubai Chamber – TikTok Academy, a four-week educational programme that will help 1,000 startups and SMEs validate and grow their businesses using…

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Covid-19 in UAE: New drive-through vaccination, screening centre opens

Ambulatory Healthcare Services, a SEHA healthcare facility, has announced opening a new drive-through screening centre in Al Sarouj area of Al Ain. With this new centre, the screening centre in the Al Masoudi locality will be closed down effective Friday,…

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Covid-19: UAE may impose restrictions on unvaccinated residents

Unvaccinated residents won’t be able to enter some places and obtain some services. Measures include restricting their entry to certain places and access to some services. Addressing the Covid-19 briefing on Tuesday, a top National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management…

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Digital ID card for UAE government services: How to get one

Face ID step-by-step process: It’s as simple as entering your details and clicking a selfie Now that it takes less than five minutes to create your own digital UAE ID – why not do it right away? Called UAE Pass,…

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Why Ramadan is the most sacred month in Islamic culture

The sighting of a new crescent moon marks the start of Ramadan, a time for piety and self-reflection. VERY YEAR, MUSLIMS around the world anticipate the sighting of the new crescent moon that signifies the official first day of Ramadan,…

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Dubai starts issuing visit visas to more nationalities, including Indians

A few applications were submitted on Wednesday and all came through. Dubai has started issuing tourist visas to inbound passengers from more countries from Wednesday onwards, Khaleej Times has learnt. Dubai, a global tourism hub, suspended issuing visit visas in March as…