The Chinese Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai is expected to receive around two million visitors. The global event will also help “attract more overseas enterprises to the UAE and open new opportunities for Chinese businesses in the Emirates.”

“As the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) is actively innovating new forms of participation for Expo 2020 Dubai, we are hopeful that the total number of visitors to the China Pavilion to reach two million during the 6-month long event,” Wang Guihai, Chairman of the CBC, said in a virtual interview on Monday.

“The UAE has achieved impressive vaccination record, and with the improvement of the situation and further relaxation of travel restrictions, we expect more Chinese tourists to visit the Expo,” he added.


Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Center (ADSCC, Abu Dhabi-based specialist healthcare center focused on cell therapy and regenerative medicine techniques, is starting the first experiment of its kind in the UAE and region.

UAE has begun to localy manufacture CAR T-Cell Treatment. This experiment will studies the safety and effectiveness of CAR T-cell therapy in the treatment of hematologic cancers.

“Cancer treatment continues to be one of the world’s most complex and challenging medical journeys which emphasizes the growing need for locally generated research and therapeutic innovations. Understanding the effect of CAR T-Cells among patients will be a long and laborious…


Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, began an official visit to the UK and had a high-level talks with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Both leaders launch a “Partnership for the Future”. In line with this, UAE pledged to invest 10 billion pounds ($13.8 billion) in Britain over the next five years.

Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund, Mubadala, said the investment in Britain’s energy transition, infrastructure, technology and life sciences industries marked an expansion of its Sovereign Investment Partnership with Britain’s Office for Investment. Mubadala in March agreed to invest 800 million pounds in life sciences with Britain’s investment office

This new partnership will strengthen deep and historic relations that the two nations share.


Emirates Airline will recruit 3,000 cabin crew and 500 airport services staff to join its Dubai hub over the next six months.

The job offers exciting opportunities for friendly, energetic, and service-oriented people to meet and interact with the world as Emirates’ brand ambassadors.

Emirates has gradually restored its network operations in line with the easing of travel restrictions around the world, and over the past months, it has been recalling pilots, cabin crew and other operational employees who were stood down when the pandemic forced a drastic reduction in flights last year, the company said on Thursday.

Candidates interested in joining Emirates as cabin crew or as an airport services agent can find out more about the job requirements and submit their application on www.emiratesgroupcareers.com.


Today marks the anniversary of the historic Abraham Accords. The United Arab Emirates and Israel signed the peace agreement in Washington, DC.

One year anniversary of milestone of how UAE leadership produced a genuinely historic achievement, that opened new possibilities for peace and prosperity for Emiratis and Israelis, and for people in the whole region.

The fruitful outcome of the Abraham Accords are contiously reaping and flourishing. A $1.1 billion UAE-backed investment in Israel’s offshore natural gas extraction is in the works. Israeli travellers are now ferried by regular, direct flights, letting them enjoy the UAE’s famous tourist spots and…


The second package of the fifty projects to boost the UAE’s economy and development were revealed on Sunday.

At Qasr Al Watan, the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi, ministers set out the latest 13 items in the ‘Projects of the 50’ plan.

One of the first to be announced was a plan to spend up to Dh24 billion ($6.53bn) on getting 75,000 Emiratis into private sector jobs.

All private sector companies in the UAE should have a workforce that is at least 10 per cent Emirati in five years’ time.

Saeed Al Awar, head of the Middle East office at…


The UAE will now allow the return of all residents from September 12, provided they have a vaccine recognised by the World Health Organisation.

The move includes passengers from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Namibia, Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Liberia, South Africa, Nigeria and Afghanistan, those coming from countries previously on a suspension list, and those who stayed abroad for more than six months.

Authorities stressed the previous rules for unvaccinated, including exempted categories, remain in place.


Abu Dhabi ranks first at global ranking of 50 cities on Covid-19 response category while Dubai on fifth place. This is following the released data of Deep Knowledge Group in London titled: ‘Ranking of the Safest Cities during the Covid-19 Pandemic for the Second Quarter of 2021.’

Abu Dhabi is leading the world in efforts to provide safety to public health, bolster the economy and deliver strong vaccination rates.

“Abu Dhabi topped the ranking due to measures that contributed to enhancing the speed and effectiveness of its response to the pandemic,” read a statement from Abu Dhabi Government Media Office.


The UAE has sent an aircraft containing 100,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to Mauritania. A big help to Mauritanian people to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

This is the fifth aircraft of its kind to be sent to Mauritania by the UAE. since April 2020, the UAE has sent around 35 metric tonnes of medical supplies and vaccines to Mauritania.

UAE and Mauritania share fraternal ties and strong cooperation across several fields.

This shipment is part of the UAE leadership’s efforts to provide all forms of support to the Mauritanian people and advance Mauritania’s drive in containing the COVID-19 pandemic by protecting its people, Hamad Ghanem Al Mehairi, the UAE Ambassador to Mauritania.


The third session of UAE-Russian Business Forum was held at the headquarters of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Moscow.

“The visit aims to enhance the level of economic and trade cooperation and mutual investment between the Emirate of Sharjah and the Republic of Russia, as part of the growing relations between the UAE and Russia across various domains”, the WAM agency reported.

This meeting reflects the close interaction between the business communities in both countries and their desire to boost economic ties especially UAE is one of the main destinations for Russian tourists.

UAE is one of…

Annie Pangilinan

Chronic Multi-tasker | Born and raised in UAE

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