Thursday , April 2 2020


Covid-19 precaution: UAE ministry cancels all night permits

ABU DHABI / WAM In response to the high level of commitment shown by the public with the precautionary measures to restrict traffic movement, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) decided to suspend all federal and local permits, and online applications for vehicles during the National Disinfection Programme, including the federal ...

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Dubai launches webinars to support business continuity

DUBAI / Emirates Business Expanding on the smart transformation of its services, and fulfilling its commitment to business continuity, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) on Wednesday announced the launch of a series of webinars. These webinars aim to boost awareness of the private sector on various issues related ...

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Peru tackles virus with region’s biggest stimulus, eyes IMF help

Bloomberg Peru is moving to fend off economic catastrophe with a record fiscal stimulus and plans for a contingency line of up to $18 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to contain the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The government is putting together a package of economic measures totaling ...

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Denmark’s GDP may contract 10% in 2020

Bloomberg Denmark’s central bank drastically cut its forecast for gross domestic product, and now sees a painful recession this year, after the government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic brought the economy to a near standstill. GDP will contract somewhere between 3% and 10%, the Copenhagen-based bank said on Wednesday. The ...

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Putin sends military jet with coronavirus aid to help US

Bloomberg A Russian military plane loaded with medical equipment took off from outside of Moscow on Wednesday after President Vladimir Putin offered Donald Trump help for the US battle with coronavirus. “The Russian side offered assistance amid the dire epidemiological situation in America,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told state-run Channel ...

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