Dubai: First doses of Pfizer vaccine to be rescheduled
Dubai: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) on Saturday announced it is working to reschedule the appointments of the first dose of the Pfizer – BioNTech vaccine. This is due to the manufacturer undertaking expansion of its vaccine production, which has affected current doses in a number of countries of the world.
In a statement published on Saturday night, the DHA stated that it will soon inform…
Kwara Gov mourns ex-justice minister Abdullahi Ibrahim
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has commiserated with the people and government of Kogi State over the death of a former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Abdullahi Ibrahim (SAN), describing him as one of the most brilliant legal minds from northern Nigeria.
In a statement issued in Ilorin, the state capital, the Governor said the death of the legal…
Dubai slams rumours about COVID-19 situation in emirate
Dubai: The Dubai government has reiterated its efforts to maintain the highest level of protection against the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuring the full compliance with preventive and precautionary measures.
Reacting to a story by the Associated Press (AP) about the COVID-19 situation in Dubai, the Dubai Government’s Media Office issued a statement rebuffing AP’s claims.
Dubai has started a massive…
Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship: Standings at end of delayed second round
Dubai: England’s Tyrrell Hatton saw his commanding overnight lead trimmed to one shot by Dubai resident Rafa Cabrera Bello as the second round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship was completed on Saturday morning.
The Rolex Series had brought a strong field to Abu Dhabi Golf Club and after two days, world No. 9 Hatton had opened up a five-shot lead over a group of players including four time Major…
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Watch: Sheikh Mohammed shares his dreams on video
Dubai: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has published a video on his Instagram account sharing some of his dreams and practical experiences as well as his leadership vision.
The video was shared under the hashtag #leadershipglimpse along with a caption that reads: “I have dreams… and my dreams are big”.
In the video,…
Abu Dhabi named safest city in the world
Dubai: Both residents and visitors feel that UAE is one of the safest cities in the world, and Numbeo’s Quality of Life index, by the world’s largest cost of living database, is proof.
This year, Abu Dhabi has been named the world’s safest city for the fifth consecutive year in Numbeo’s Quality of Life index. The emirate beat 431 cities to the title. The emirate’s score is 88.46 per cent.
What entertainment activities have stopped in Dubai and why
Dubai: Entertainment activities by performers, live bands and DJs at restaurants and beach clubs have been put on hold after the authorities uncovered several violations by some establishments, a top official of Dubai Tourism told Gulf News.
In an exclusive interview shortly after the suspension of entertainment permits was announced in Dubai today, the Dubai Tourism spokesperson said, “The…
Dubai Global Village will remain open to public
Dubai: Global Village in Dubai has clarified that it will remain open and explained that the recent order issued by Dubai Tourism to put all live entertainment on hold temporarily applies to hotels and restaurants only.
On Thursday, Dubai Tourism put all entertainment permits on hold following COVID-19 violations in a step to ensure public health and safety. Dubai Global Village, however, tweeted…
Biden plans to replace government fleet with electric vehicles
President Joe Biden plans to replace the government’s fleet of cars and trucks with electric vehicles assembled in the U.S., he said Monday when signing a new “Buy American” executive order.
The government is a major purchaser of vehicles. However, replacing such a fleet with American-produced EVs will be costly and take time. There are currently only a handful of all-electric vehicles being…
Regent International School: Offering outstanding secondary education to boost career options
We are at the cusp of the 4th Industrial Revolution and education must keep pace so the next generation can thrive and achieve their potential. The secondary curriculum at Regent International School is designed for the 21st century learner and promotes the mastery of subjects and development of skills so students become lifelong learners and changemakers.
Regent’s secondary curriculum is…
Photos: Emirati Sultan Al Shamsi dominates 6th National Day Camel Marathon in Dubai
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Dubai Municipality closes 5 establishments for violating COVID-19 norms
Dubai: Dubai Municipality has closed five establishments for violating COVID-19 restrictions.
The measures came after 2,326 inspections conducted by the civic body to ensure the commitment to precautionary measures. A total of 18 alerts were issued, the municipality said in a tweet.
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1 Million Signatures On Petition To Recall Gov. Newson In CA
A campaign to recall California Governor Gavin Newsom has almost reached its needed 1.5 million signatures to quality for a statewide ballot.
Recall organizers have collected 1.2 million signatures over the weekend.
According to California state law, petition sponsors must gather at least 12% of the voter turnout from its previous statewide election, which was almost 1.5 million names.
Meeting in Umm Al Quwain discusses ship running aground
Umm Al Quwain: Major General Sheikh Rashid bin Ahmad Al Mualla, Commander in Chief of Umm Al Quwain Police, presided over an emergency meeting regarding the vessel which ran aground near the Al Bait Mutawahid Walkway in the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain.
He presided over the meeting in his capacity as Head of the Local Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Team of the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain. The…