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Investors raise concerns about migrant workers' rights in Gulf

12:23am EDT

DUBAI A group of investors is raising concerns about the treatment of migrant workers in the Gulf, warning that labour practices risk leading to abuses such as modern slavery.

Investors raise concerns about migrant workers' rights in Gulf

Aug 04 2020

DUBAI, Aug 5 A group of investors is raising concerns about the treatment of migrant workers in the Gulf, warning that labour practices risk leading to abuses such as modern slavery.

UAE's migrant workers fret over future in coronavirus economy

Jul 22 2020

DUBAI When Kapil left his Nepali village for an airport job packing cargo in the United Arab Emirates, he thought he was securing a future for himself and his family.

China's Sinopharm begins late stage trial of COVID-19 vaccine in UAE

Jul 16 2020

DUBAI Chinese state-owned pharmaceutical company Sinopharm has begun Phase III clinical trials of a COVID-19 vaccine in Abu Dhabi using up to 15,000 volunteers, the government in the capital of the United Arab Emirates said on Thursday.

From planes to PPE: Abu Dhabi aerospace emblem Strata chases new markets

Jul 13 2020

AL AIN, United Arab Emirates Aerospace supplier Strata Manufacturing, a key player in efforts by oil producer Abu Dhabi to diversify into high-tech manufacturing, is chasing new income at a time of uncertainty about demand for plane parts.

Emirates lays off more pilots, crew in latest round of job cuts - sources

Jul 09 2020

DUBAI Emirates laid off more pilots and cabin crew this week in another round of job cuts as the Gulf airline shrinks its workforce due to the coronavirus pandemic, four sources said.

Emirates lays off more pilots, crew in latest round of job cuts - sources

Jul 09 2020

DUBAI, July 9 Emirates laid off more pilots and cabin crew this week in another round of job cuts as the Gulf airline shrinks its workforce due to the coronavirus pandemic, four sources said.

Special Report: As world approaches 10 million coronavirus cases, doctors see hope in new treatments

Jun 28 2020

By Nick Brown, Deena Beasley, Gabriela Mello and Alexander Cornwell

Uber's Middle East business Careem sees ride-hailing recovery next year

Jun 28 2020

DUBAI Careem, a unit of Uber Technologies, expects ride-hailing demand to recover to pre-pandemic levels "sometime" in 2021, encouraged by a better-than-expected pickup as countries started to ease coronavirus-related curbs.

Uber's Middle East business Careem sees ride-hailing recovery next year

Jun 28 2020

DUBAI, June 28 Careem, a unit of Uber Technologies, expects ride-hailing demand to recover to pre-pandemic levels "sometime" in 2021, encouraged by a better-than-expected pickup as countries started to ease coronavirus-related curbs.

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