The UAE has confirmed 564 new coronavirus cases, while seven COVID-19 patients have died and 99 others have fully recovered.
According to the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), this brings the total number of COVID-19 infections in the country to 14,163, while there have been 126 deaths and 2,763 recoveries so far.
The ministry said that the deceased, who are of various nationalities, suffered from pre-existing chronic illnesses coinciding with the coronavirus, which... Read More
As soon as she saw her nine-year-old son at the Dubai airport, Australian expat Lindsey Summers ran towards him and lifted him up in a tight embrace. They hadn't seen each other for nearly two months.
Luca Alexander Summers, Lindsey's son who was born in Dubai, had travelled to Sydney in early March for what was supposed to be a 10-day vacation. However, owing to global flight restrictions put in place amid the coronavirus pandemic, he wasn't able to return to the country.
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Glashütte Original often takes inspiration for the colour of its dials from the natural beauty of the Ore Mountains. This time, the tall fir trees surrounding the manufactory inspired the designers to capture the intense shades of green and to immortalize them on the dial of the new PanoMaticLunar. Working closely with their colleagues in the watchmaker's in-house dial manufactory in Pforzheim, they transformed the brass dial blanks into green masterpieces.
Colour-play in green... Read More
A bag is not just an accessory; it is an exclusive treasure trove safeguarding a part of every woman’s life. From dynamic shapes to fine leathers and special textures, the bag expresses the personality of the woman wearing it, as if it were the key to her inner self.
A precious and contemporary flair updates the retro inspired Hobo bag style. A soft design and clean, elegant lines enhance the naturally grained surface of the fine polished leather. To be worn over the shoulder or... Read More
Emirates is set to operate limited passenger services to Frankfurt (02, 04, 06, 09, 11, 13 May), London Heathrow (03, 05, 07, 10, 12, 14 May), Manila (3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 16 May), Sao Paulo (3 May), and Shanghai (2 May). The one-way special flights will facilitate travel for residents and visitors wishing to return home.
Those who wish to travel to Shanghai must contact the embassy or consulate of the People's Republic of China in the UAE. For all other flights, passengers can book... Read More
Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, the first aircraft carrying urgent aid for the United Kingdom’s healthcare sector has arrived in London from China.
The aid, which includes 60 tonnes of personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical equipment, aims to support the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) in combating COVID-19.
The urgent aid ordered by His Highness included face masks,... Read More
As the world experiences a shift in the way people are working, communicating and living in this new reality, it is important that communities work together to support one another to practice sustainable living whilst working from home. Building on the UAE’s #StayHome initiative, residents across Dubai have adjusted their lifestyles, taking up the chance to learn new skills and hobbies and spend more time as a family as they adapt to a new daily routine. Staying healthy both mentally and... Read More
Far apart, yet closer than ever before. At this time of physical and social distancing, now more than ever, digital technologies are proving to be an invaluable means of bridging distances that would otherwise seem unsurmountable, while providing entertainment too, and Salvatore Ferragamo has risen to the challenge of bringing the real world and the virtual universe closer together. With an entirely new design and a more effective, intuitive user experience, the new Ferragamo.com combines... Read More
Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has inaugurated Dubai’s first in-store hydroponic farm at its Carrefour market Al Wasl store. Launched under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, the farm increases the quantity of fresh, local, and sustainable produce supplied to Carrefour customers.
This initiative marks Majid Al... Read More
A total of 37,469 people have safely returned to their home countries from the UAE on 312 special repatriation flights operated by 54 airlines even as normal passenger flight operations remain temporarily suspended at Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC), thanks to efforts of service partners across Dubai’s aviation sector, embassies and UAE government authorities.
The temporary suspension of flights at DXB and DWC was implemented on March 24 as part of a... Read More