UAE: Dubai eases travel restrictions from certain countries including India

Travellers from India, South Africa & Nigeria allowed if they have 2 UAE-approved jabs

337 new deaths in Iran, highest daily toll since COVID-19 outbreak

Iran has registered 337 new deaths from COVID-19 on Monday, breaking its single-day record of coronavirus-related deaths since the beginning of the pandemic, Sima Sadat Lari, a spokeswoman for the Iranian Health Ministry reported.

Zomato offers 4-month extension on gold membership across 9 countries

The food delivery platform had earlier this year in March extended Gold membership for its customers by two months, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic which was followed by a nationwide lockdown.

Saudi Princess languishing in royal jail, pleads for release

A prominent Saudi princess jailed without charges made a rare public appeal to the king and crown prince on Thursday for her release from a high-security prison, citing her “deteriorating” health.

Standard of Pakistan’s manpower is linked to the country’s education model

On 3 September, the Lahore School of Economics (LSE) held a symposium on behavioural economics at The Pearl Intercontinental Hotel, discussing how the quality of Pakistan’s manpower has affected the country’s economy and its management.

UAE proposes to longer resident visa on retirement

The United Arab Emirates will allow foreigners to obtain extended residency visas after they retire, a major policy shift designed to give expatriates a bigger stake in the economy and foster longer-term growth.