3m to benefit from health cover in Dubai

Expats in Dubai would require insurance coverage for visa renewal All Dubai residents will have health insurance within three years and a new law has made it compulsory for companies to provide coverage for their employees. Presently, only one million Dubai residents have health cover and the new regulation will give more than three million […]

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Top Dubai immigration official espouses cause of visually-impaired at forum

The visually impaired and other people with special needs were made to lead a function, which included introducing guests, reading the opening verses of the Holy Quran, helping with Power Point presentation by a Korean guest, all in an emotionally moving function organised by Dubai’s General Directorate of Residency and Naturalisation (DNRD). The function was […]

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One-year ban for false work permits: Labour ministry

A one-year ban will be imposed on anyone who obtains a labour card with a company they are not really working for, said a senior Ministry of Labour official. According to Humaid Bin Deemas Al Suwaidi, Assistant Undersecretary for Labour Affairs, the ministry is determined to overcome the problem of false labour ties between sponsors […]

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Avari Dubai Hotel introduces special suite services for business travelers

Avari Dubai Hotel, a four-star deluxe, atrium hotel situated at Al Rigga, Deira, has introduced a service specially for global business travellers. The moment the travellers land at Dubai airport, they will be ferried in a chauffeur-driven car to the hotel and provided accommodation in an Avari Business Class (ABC) room or suite, a release […]

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Tourism to drive Dubai to greater heights

Tourism has played a vital role in the growth of Dubai’s economy, and its importance looks set to continue. The planned opening of a raft of new theme parks and large projects over the next few years, coupled with the launch of a new airport for passenger traffic, Dubai World Central (DWC), are expected to […]

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