Indian authorities on Friday announced a plan to restrict the movement of private cars in the capital for nearly two weeks after a major Hindu festival that features fireworks that cloak the area with toxic smog and dust.
The kingdom has ordered that the social gatherings in homes to be limited to up to 30 people until Feb.21, state news agency BNA reported on Friday. It is also limiting outdoor group exercise to 30 people, while government institutions and entities must allow up to 70% of employees to work from home.
The Dubai Police have arrested an Arab actress (M.H) for organising two birthday parties at two different restaurants for a number of guests in a closed place.
Oman will on Saturday lift a domestic ban on travel between provinces, imposed on July 25 to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus during the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, the state news agency ONA said on Wednesday.
The ECPO at the Federal Public Prosecution has issued a detention order for eight persons who hosted wedding parties in separate areas of the UAE, which were attended by large numbers of guests.
As the UK contemplates yet again a change in direction, with more restrictions on activity to curb COVID-19, we should reflect on what is happening elsewhere in the world. Only a few months ago, Sweden was the heart of darkness: a country which, for unaccountable reasons, had gone off the rails, embracing weird theories about the pandemic, disdaining lockdown, resulting in the slaughter of its elderly population and ostracism from the club of civilised social democratic countries in Scandinavia. Now it emerges that they may have been on to something, with a consistent – and apparently successful – approach.
The violations were spotted in various establishments dealing in retail, general trade, customer service, textile and fabric, perfumes, pharmacy, grocery, shipping, and computer equipment, across shopping centres and in Al Muraqqabat, Al Daghaya, and Al Ras.
South Korea on Monday signalled plans to remove Japan from a list of countries with fast-track trade status from September, citing problems with export control measures.
Outbound passengers to Manila via Philippine Airlines (PAL) from Dubai can now heave a sigh of relief as the carrier resumes its daily flights.